Carrie Belle Kemper Wardell, age 84 of Gallatin, passed away Friday, August 11, 2017. Funeral Service will be Monday, August 14th at 1:00 p.m. from the chapel of Family Heritage Funeral Home, with Bro. Danny Raines officiating. Interment will follow at Crestview Memory Gardens, with family serving as pallbearers. Visitation will be Sunday, August 13th from 1:00 – 8:00 p.m. and Monday, August 14th from 11:00 a.m. until time of service.
Mrs. Wardell was born February 20, 1933 in Goodlettsville, to the late Robert O. “Odie” Callis and Mary Belle Vaughn Callis. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her first husband, James Thomas Kemper, Sr.; grandson, Grayson Wayne Kemper; brother, William Callis; and sister, Betty Birdwell. She is survived by husband, Gene Wardell; sons, James Thomas “Tommy” Kemper, Jr. (Luanne) of Gallatin, Gary Wayne Kemper (Arlana) of Gallatin, and Danny Lee Kemper of Gallatin; daughter, Linda Belle DeVault (Duane) of Gallatin; brother, Robert Callis of Illinois; 3 grandchildren, Barrett DeVault (Brittany), John Thomas Kemper, and Kayler Kemper; and 2 great grandchildren, Annabelle Kemper and Bennett DeVault. Online condolences may be submitted at familyheritagefh.com. Family Heritage Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.