- [S4] Knoxville News-Sentinel (Tennessee), 3 Jan 2009.
James H. Derden obituary
- [S26] Berry Funeral Home, (www.berryfuneralhome.com), 11 Apr 2009.
Smith, Dan Miller ľage 87, of Seymour, passed away Saturday, April 11, 2009. He was born October 16, 1921 in Emhouse, Texas. He was a 32nd Degree Mason with Oriental Lodge #453 F&AM, Scottish Rite and Knights Templar. Dan was a World War II veteran serving with the United States Army. He was retired from Rentenbach Engineering. Preceded in death by wife, Irma Derden Smith; parents, Hubert Ross and Delia Richards Smith; brothers, Steve E. Smith and Norman R. Smith of Corsicana, Texas; brothers-in-law, Charles Derden of Christoval, Texas, James H. Derden of Sevierville, Ethridge O. White of Corsicana, Texas; children, Dorothy Pritchett Cherry and Bill J. Pritchett of Knoxville.
Survived by sister, Lois Smith White of Houston, Texas; sister-in-law, Doris Dunlap Derden of Sevierville; daughter-in-law, Patsy N. Pritchett of Knoxville; granddaughter, Vicki Pritchett Kieffer and husband, Steven D. Kieffer of Knoxville; several nieces and nephews; special great-niece, Taryn Modisette.
Family and friends will meet at Woodlawn Cemetery on Thursday, April 16, 2009 for an 11:00 AM graveside service, Rev. Carl Smith officiating. Military honors will be provided by the East Tennessee Veterans Honor Guard. The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 PM Wednesday at Berry Funeral Home, Chapman Highway with Masonic services at 8:00 PM by Oriental Lodge #453 F&AM. A guestbook and additional information are available at www.berryfuneralhome.com