Betty Zuccarello, age 90 of Gallatin, passed away Sunday, September 30, 2018. Funeral Service will be Thursday, October 4th at 10:00 a.m. at First United Methodist Church, 149 West Main Street, Gallatin, TN 37066, with Rev. James Johnson officiating. Visitation will be Wednesday, October 3rd from 3:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Alexander Family Heritage Funeral Home, 100 Albert Gallatin Avenue, Gallatin, TN 37066, and Thursday, October 4th from 9:00 a.m. until time of service at 10:00 a.m. at the church. Interment will follow the service at Hendersonville Memory Gardens, with Bill Martin, Jack Martin, Mike Blackwood, David Deere, Tim Adcock, and Tracey Pinnager serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers are Van Condor, Cam Crutcher, Jerry Roberts, Richard Roche, Andrew Finney, John Glover, Noel Martin, Tommy Martin, Mac McRae, Kenneth Thomson, Dr. Richard Smith, Buzz Powell, Dr. Cordell Chaffin, John Maddox, and former faculty of Madison High School and Hunters Lane High School. Memorials may be made to Gallatin First United Methodist Church, Missions Fund, 149 West Main Street, Gallatin, TN 37066.
Betty Renn Zuccarello was born August 7, 1928 in Davidson County to the late Harry Jackson Renn and Elizabeth Brown Renn. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by husband, Joe F. Zuccarello; grandparents, John Brown and Elizabeth Butler Brown; brother, Harry Jackson Renn, Jr.; and sister-in-law, Frances Renn Henson. She is survived by daughter, Sharon Faircloth (Bill) of Goodlettsville; two grandchildren, William “Bill” C. Martin IV (Rebecca) and Jackson “Jack” R. Martin (Brittany); and niece, Linda McCartney of Memphis.
Mrs. Zuccarello graduated from Vanderbilt University and taught in the Metropolitan Nashville Public School System, retiring after 35 years of service. After retirement, she engaged in many activities: serving on the Historic Cragfont Board, Gallatin Arts Council Board, and The Sumner County Historical Society Board. Betty served as chairman and member of Col. Jethro Sumner Chapter of the DAR. She was a Trustee at Volunteer State Community College, serving on the Vol. State Friends of the Library Board. A member of First United Methodist Church, she taught Sunday School for many years. Online condolences may be submitted at alexanderheritagefh.com. Alexander Family Heritage Funeral Home has been honored with arrangements.