OBITUARY: Alma Yvonne Derryberry


Alma Yvonne Derryberry, age 83, of Mt. Juliet, Tennessee, passed away on Friday, May 31, 2024.

Alma was born in Joelton, TN and was the daughter of the late, Lee Proctor and Elizabeth Bolton Proctor.

She was a long-time member of Mt. Juliet Church of Christ.

Alma was also preceded in death by her husband, Elmer Lentz Derryberry and siblings, Betty Krantz, Dorothy Brown, Mary “Lottie” Segerson, Ruth “Bootsie” Barfield, Irene Brown, Velma Louise Knauss, Joetta Reymore and Wesley Proctor.

She is survived by:
Son – Scott Derryberry
Granddaughter – Syndle (Jonathan) Musselwhite
Nieces – Debbie (Mike) Martin, Brenda (Bill) Hughey and Nancy (Sonny) Cox
Nephews – Freddie (Betty) Knauss, Billy Brown, Jr. and Ricky (Vicky) Farliss
Ever present companion – Velma Louise

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 6, 2024 at Bond Memorial Chapel with Craig Evans officiating. Interment will follow at 1 p.m. at Middle Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Mike Martin, Duran Guy, Paul Keener, Billy Brown, Jr., Craig Wiley and Austin Ainsworth.

Flowers accepted or memorials may be made to Mt. Juliet Church of Christ, 1940 N. Mt. Juliet, Road, Mt. Juliet, TN 37122.

Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. Wednesday and one hour prior to service time Thursday at Bond Memorial Chapel, 1098 Weston Drive, Mt. Juliet, TN. (615) 773-2663,


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