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Dorris Fleetwood, 92, Nashville

Dorris Fleetwood, 92, Nashville, died Sunday evening, March 16, 2014, at Brown County Health and Living Community.

Born Aug. 12, 1921, in Brown County, he was the son of Treva and Vella (Deckard) Fleetwood. He owned and operated Fleetwood Bros. Excavating and R & V Trucking. He was U.S. Army veteran of WWII and a member of the V.F.W. and the Bloomington American Legion Post 18. He was also a member of the Free and Accepted Masons and a former member of the Bloomington Elks Lodge No. 446. He had formerly served as the head of the Republican Party in Brown County.

He is survived by his loving family; his wife, Emma Lee “Emily” (Hornaday) Fleetwood of Nashville; two daughters, Diane Hardin of Brown County and Vicki (Glenn) Burton of Stilesville; special son, Jerry “Red” Floyd of Nashville; stepdaughter, Debra Williams of Nashville; two stepsons, Tony Williams of Bloomington and William “Will” Long Jr., of Naples, Fla.; two brothers, Robert Fleetwood of Nashville and Max Fleetwood of Marion, Ill.; one sister-in-law, Betty Fleetwood of Brown County; 13 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his first wife, Evelyn Jean “Dean” (Hobbs) Fleetwood; two brothers, Dale and Henry Fleetwood; one sister, Evelyn Rariden; and one great-grandson, Lonnie Stacy IV.

A Masonic memorial service will begin at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 20 at Bond-Mitchell Funeral Home in Nashville immediately followed by the funeral service. Burial will be at a later date at the Greenlawn Cemetery. Friends can visit the family at the funeral home from 3 to 7 p.m. Thursday.

The family suggests memorial contributions be given to the American Cancer Society.

Online condolences can be given at www.bondmitchellfuneralhome.com.

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  • December 17
    Hamblen Fire District
    7 p.m. Hamblen Fire Station, 4650 Sweetwater Trail, Nineveh
  • December 17
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.
  • December 17
    Lake Lemon Conservancy District Board
    6 p.m. Benton Township Senior Center, 7606 State Road 45, Unionville
  • December 17
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    11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • December 18
    WRAPS meetings
    7 to 9 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • December 18
    Nashville Town Council
    6:30 p.m. Town Hall, 200 Commercial St.
  • December 19
    Bingo
    5 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North.
  • December 19
    Christmas sing-along at The Playhouse
    7:30 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 19
    Live band at dance barn
    6 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 19
    Live hip hop music at dance barn
    7 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 20
    Live band at dance barn
    6 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 20
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 20
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • December 20
    'Gone Girl' at the Playhouse
    1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 20
    Railroad museum features model Christmas trains
    1 to 7 p.m. BC RR Museum, 18 W. Three Story Hill Road, Fruitdale
  • December 21
    'Gone Girl' at the Playhouse
    1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 21
    Railroad museum features model Christmas trains´╗┐
    1 to 7 p.m. BC RR Museum, 18 W. Three Story Hill Road, Fruitdale
  • December 23
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 24
    Nashville government offices CLOSED
  • December 24
    Christmas Eve Communion service at Becks Grove church
    7 p.m. Becks Grove Christian Church, 8009 Becks Grove Road
  • December 24
    Candlelight service at Helmsburg church Christmas Eve
    7 p.m. Brown County Community Church, 2370 Main St., Helmsburg
  • December 24
    Candlelight service set for Christmas Eve
    6:30 p.m. Country Gospel Music Church, 5181 State Road 46 East
  • December 24
    Cordry church hosts candlelight service Christmas Eve
    7 p.m. Church of the Lakes, 8844 Nineveh Road
  • December 25
    Government Offices CLOSED
  • December 26
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • December 26
    Brown County Government Offices CLOSED
  • December 27
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • December 27
    Live band at dance barn
    7:30 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West