Funeral services for Mr. Tramel will be Thursday, March 13, 2014 at 2 p.m. at Hunter Funeral Home with Bro. Bill Fowler and Bro. Bill Smith officiating. Visitation will be Wednesday from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. and Thursday from 10 a.m. until the service time. Interment will follow at the Curtis Cemetery in Alexandria.
Mr. Tramel, age 79, of Lebanon, died Monday, March 10, 2014 at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville.
Born in DeKalb County, he was the son of the late Silas and Caroline Tramel and was preceded in death by a sister, Sophia Tramel; and brothers, Charles Albert and Paul Tramel and Eugene Poland.
John was a longtime employee of the Wilson County Road Commission.
He is survived by his wife, Betty Sue Baine Tramel, of Lebanon; children, Cathy (Charles) Quarles, of Watertown, Shirley (Stoke Lynch) Tramel, of Lebanon, John Wayne (Regina) Tramel, of Lebanon; grandchildren, Amanda Roberts, Bobbie Ann (Kirk) Eastes, Kevin, Steven, Elizabeth and Andrew Quarles, Marcus and Matthew Tramel; six great-grandchildren; and sister, Ruby May Vastola, of Lebanon.
Pallbearers will be employees of the Wilson County Road Commission.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Tramel family.
Hunter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements, 615-237-9318.