Mr. Ralph R. Dement, 88, of Normandy died Monday, May 28th, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He was a native of Bedford County; a retired engineer for Altamill Corporation of Tullahoma; a graduate of the University of Tennessee (Agriculture); longtime member of the Bedford County Farm Bureau and a member of the Normandy Methodist Church.
He was the son of the late E. Miller "E.M." Dement and Anna Ruble "Ruby" McSpadden Dement. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Martha Holman Dement; two brothers, John Miller (Maurine) Dement of Normandy and Joe Jack (Geraldine) Dement of Murfreesboro; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services will be held 2:00 P.M. Thursday, May 31st, at Hillcrest Funeral Home, Rev. Bratton Tucker officiating. Burial will follow at Hollywood Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday from 12:00 Noon until time of service.
Memorials may be made to the Normandy Methodist Church.