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Obituary: William David “Bill” Self; Murfreesboro


William David “Bill” Self, age 82, of Murfreesboro, passed away on Monday, April 17, 2017.

He was born on Dec. 6, 1934 in Texarkana, Texas, the son of Clarence Monroe Self and Ottis Hughes Self. He was preceded in death by his parents; and one sister, Margaret Gail Self.

He was one of the first employees hired at the Briar Plant where he worked for several years before going into farming full time. He preached at many area churches when they were without a minister. He preached at Bethsaida Church of Christ for over seven years. A member of the Saline Church of Christ, many times he would lead Wednesday night Bible Study.  He enjoyed woodworking and his family reaped the benefits of this talent.

He is survived by his wife, Bonnie Self of Murfreesboro; three daughters, Elizabeth Kaye Warnick of Murfreesboro, Susan Jeanette Dunkin of Texarkana, Texas, and Racheal Ann Kidd of Murfreesboro; seven grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; two brothers, Keith Self and Sterl Self, both of Murfreesboro; two sisters, Jane Womack and Beryl Branch, both of Murfreesboro; and his aunt, Syble Womack of Benton.

Services were held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 19, 2017, in the Saline Church of Christ with Rob Evans officiating.

Interment was in Macedonia Cemetery under the direction of Davis-Smith Funeral Home, Glenwood.

Pallbearers were George Shelton, Mickey Shelton, Alan Self, Dustin Stone, Carl Self and Charlie Morrow. Honorary pallbearer was Jimmy Weaver.

Guest registry is at www.davis-smith.com.

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