OBITUARY: Edna ‘Tootsie’ Roth Troutt


Edna “Tootsie” Roth Troutt, age 96, of Gallatin, Tennessee passed away in Crossville, Tennessee on February 17th, 2023.

Mrs. Troutt was born on Sept. 26th, 1926 to the late Cay Thornton & the late Annie Laura Gilliam.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Troutt was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Brown Jr.; son, Gary R. Brown; brother, James “Buster” Thornton; sister-in-law, Gerry Thornton; & brother-in-law, Ferrell Claiborne.

Mrs. Troutt is survived by her children, Larry (Pat) Brown of Houston TX, Carolyn (David) Chavaria of Chattanooga, TN, Elissa Troutt of Gallatin, TN, & Bernice Troutt of Crossville, TN; grandchildren, Renee Brown, Misty Brown, Charles Brown, Christopher Brown, Sara Chavaria, Sandi (Matt) Kirkham, Daniel Browner, & Amy Flippin; 9 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; sister, Mattie Claiborne; daughter-in-law, Cheryl Brown Hagewood.

Funeral service for Mrs. Troutt was at 2:00 pm on Sunday, February 19th, 2023 at Wilkinson & Wiseman Funeral Home with Bro. Doyle Farris officiating.

Visitation for Mrs. Troutt was on Sunday, February 19th, 2023 from 11:00 am until 2:00 pm at Wilkinson & Wiseman Funeral Home.

Interment will be in Mt. Vernon Cemetery.

Charles Brown, Christopher Brown, Matt Kirkham, David Chavaria, Nathan Street, & DJ Rogers will serve as pallbearers.

Chandler Kirkham, Hayden Kirkham, & Jim Thornton will serve as honorary pallbearers.


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