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Lannie Ikard

January 3, 1927 ~ January 10, 2018 (age 91)
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Watson-North Funeral Home is honored to be of service and ministry to the family of Mr. Lannie Looney Ikard, age 91 of Alto.  Mr. Ikard passed from this life on January 10, 2018 at Southern Tennessee Regional Health System in Winchester. Those who had the honor of knowing Mr. Ikard, will remember him as a loving husband, father, grandfather, life-long farmer, and friend to many. He was a life- long Methodist, an active and long term member and Sunday School teacher at Alto United Methodist Church. He served as the former president of the Franklin County Farm Bureau, as well as the Franklin County Farmer’s Co-op.  Mr. Ikard was also a member of NARFE. He is preceded in death by his mother, Gladys May Looney and his father, J. L. Ikard; sister, Martha Ellen (George) Smith; brother, Newell Standifer Ikard.  He is survived by his wife of more than 69 years, Betty Lucas Ikard; daughters, Rena (Danny) O’Connor of Knoxville and Lannette (the Rev. Randy) Dunnavant of Nolensville; son, Lanson (Shirley) Ikard of Murfreesboro; nephew, Stephen (Gwyn) Smith of Lafayette, LA; grandchildren, Beth (Sam) Sunderland, Laura (Jim) Newman, Jessica Dunnavant, Jennifer (Anthony) Reda; great-grandchildren, Josh (Erica), Kaitlin, Lathan, Lexi, Sadie, Austin, Ella, Oliver, Addie, Nora, and Gus; great-great granddaughter, Annistyn, and other nieces and nephews.  The family will receive friends Saturday, January 13, 2018 from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. at Watson-North Funeral Home.  The funeral service will follow at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Jeremy Taylor of Alto United Methodist Church officiating.  Interment will be at Mt. Garner Cemetery in Decherd.  Serving as pallbearers will be Jim Newman, Sam Sunderland, Josh Wallace, Danny O’Connor, Phillip Duncan and Randy Buckner.  In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to Alto United Methodist Church Memorial Fund c/o Shirley Winters, 284 Rutledge Ford Lane, Decherd, TN 37324; or  the Good Shepherd Episcopal Church Building Fund, 1240 Wilson Pike, Brentwood, TN 37027.  Online condolences may be sent to www.watsonnorth.com.        


 Service Information

Visitation
Saturday
January 13, 2018

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Watson-North FuneralHome
405 Sharp Springs Road
Winchester, TN 37398

Funeral Service
Saturday
January 13, 2018

1:00 PM
Roy B. Watson Chapel of Watson-North Funeral Home
405 Sharp Springs Road
Winchester, TN 37398


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