Mary Hosford, age 87, of Smyrna, died Sunday at her home surrounded by her family.
She was a native of Dover, Tenn., and a daughter of the late Emory Earl and Lola Stavely Gardner. She was also preceded by her husband Samuel L. Hosford Sr. and her son Samuel L. Hosford Jr.
Mrs. Hosford is survived by a daughter Sherry Hosford Crockett of Smyrna; five grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
Mrs. Hosford was a member of Stewarts Creek church of Christ and retired from Nashville Memorial Hospital after 25 years of service.
Visitation will be Wednesday from 10:00 am until the time of funeral services beginning at noon at Woodfin Chapel, Smyrna with Bro. Allen Vick officiating. Burial will be in Nashville National Cemetery in Madison. Family will serve as pallbearers.
An online memorial register for Mrs. Hosford is available atwww.woodfinchapel.com