OLD HICKORY -- Graveside services were held Saturday afternoon, Nov. 13 at Hermitage Memorial Gardens for Mrs. Root, 85 of Mt. Juliet.
Born Oct. 16, 1925 in Smith County, she died Nov. 11, 2010 in Hermitage.
She was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister.
Survivors include: son Earl (Teresa) White; grandson Christopher (Stacy) White; step-granddaughters Tammy Potts and Tiffany Stroupe; step-great-grandchildren Jayce, Jessica, Ethan and Kelly; sister Mary (Dewitt) Stickle of Gordonsville; and brother John Robertson of Knoxville.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Hardy Williams and Sadie Duke; and brothers A.J., Henry and James.
Arrangements by Sellars Funeral Home at Mt. Juliet.