OBITUARY: Doris Jean Carnahan


Doris Jean Carnahan, age 85 of Smyrna, Tennessee passed away on Friday, January 6, 2023.

A native of Davidson, County, she was the daughter of the late George Raymond Carnahan and Bertha Lamore Harvey Carnahan.

Ms. Carnahan was also preceded in death by a brother, Kenneth Wingler.

Ms. Carnahan is survived by her daughter, Candyce “Candy” Crosby and her husband Larry Garretson of Smyrna, TN; brothers, Donnie Carnahan of Portland, TN, Paul Wingler of Smyrna, TN, and Wayne Porch of Conyers, GA; sisters, Betty Hudson of Smyrna, TN, Joann Beshaw of Antioch, TN, and Nita Felts of Nolensville, TN; two great-grandchildren; and many beloved nieces and nephews, some that she loved like her children and some that she loved like her grandchildren.

Visitation will be held from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM Saturday, January 21, 2023, at Woodfin Chapel, Smyrna. A memorial service will be held at 1:00 PM Saturday following the visitation. Paul Wingler and Pastor Joe Rice will officiate. Burial will follow in the Nolensville Cemetery.

An online guestbook for the Carnahan family is available at

Woodfin Chapel, Smyrna. (615)-459-3254.


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