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Milton Douglas Kennerly

October 28, 1943 ~ November 13, 2021 (age 78)


Watson-North Funeral Home is honored to be of service and ministry to the family of Milton Douglas Kennerly, age 78 of Joelton.  Mr. Kennerly passed away November 13, 2021 at Vanderbilt Harton in Tullahoma, TN.  A native of Sewanee he was educated at Tennessee State University and George Peabody University, having earned two master’s degrees.  He was a teacher of history and spent many years in the Metropolitan Nashville School System as well as Tennessee State University and Middle Tennessee State University.  Mr. Kennerly is preceded in death by his mother, Ruth Caroline Southern Kennerly and his father, John Kennerly.  He is also preceded in death by a sister, Peggy Kennerly Ramsey and brothers, John Kennerly lll, Charles Kennerly, James Kennerly and Joel Kennerly.  He leaves to cherish his memory and mourn his passing sister, Mildred ‘Maury” Kennerly of Winchester; nieces, Sandra Kennerly Brown of Nashville, Charlotte Kennerly & Valerie Kennerly, both of Ohio, Beth Kennerly of North Carolina and Rene Kennerly of Memphis; nephews, Joel Kennerly of Winchester and Jermaine Kennerly of Ohio and a special cousin, Joyce Wilson of Nashville; several other nieces, nephews and cousins.  The family will receive friends at Watson-North Funeral Home Sunday November 21 between the hours of 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.  A graveside service will commence at 2 p.m. at the University Cemetery in Sewanee with Rev. Robert Lamborn officiating.  Online condolences may be sent to

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November 21, 2021

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

Graveside Service
November 21, 2021

2:00 PM
University Cemetery
Sewanee, TN
Sewanee, TN 37375

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