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Bernard Mueller

January 3, 1920 — October 17, 2012

Mr. Bernard "Ben" Mueller, age 92 of Sparta, TN, passed away October 17, 2012 at Life Care of Sparta. He has been a resident of Sparta since 2008 where he, and wife Betty, moved from Indiana. He was born January 3, 1920, in Hamilton, Ohio. He was the son of Bernhard Mueller and Lena Becker Mueller.

Mr. Mueller served his country in the United States Army and United States Air Force during World War II. He was a founding Rotarian of the club at his long time residence of Greenfield, Indiana and a Paul Harris fellow. He was a member of the Presbyterian Church, the American Legion and active throughout his life in his community.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Betty Ilene Mueller; grand daughter, Paige Lane Gray; one brother and two sisters.

He is survived by his three children: son, Richard Mueller of Fortville, IN, and daughters, Cheryle Daunhauer of Holland, IN and Mischelle Ferrell of Sparta, TN. He is also survived by six grandchildren and thirteen great grandchildren.


Family will receive friends at Thurman Funeral Home, Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. till 5 p.m.

Graveside services will be held at Hunter Cove Cemetery, Allons, TN in Overton County on Monday, October 22,2012 at 11:00 a.m. with an Honor Guard service.

Pallbearers will be Richard Mueller, Andrew Mueller, Matthew Mueller, Gene Mattingly, Payton Mattingly and Louis Ferrell.

The family would like to request that any donations be made to the Friends of White County Animals or FWCA , 140 North Main St., Sparta, TN 38583 or website

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Thurman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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