OBITUARY: Gerald Hennessee


Gerald Hennessee, age 81 of Gallatin, passed away on Tuesday, April 2, 2024.

Mr. Hennessee was born April 28, 1942 in Sunbright, TN to the late Charles H. Hennessee and Kathryn Dunway Hennessee.

He is survived by wife of 60 years, Beulah “Bea” Ferrell Hennessee of Gallatin; daughter, Melissa Nicholson (Tony) of Gallatin; sons, Patrick Hennessee (Edie) of Gallatin and Sean Hennessee of Maryland; sister, Shelia Diedrich of Chicago, IL; and grandchildren, Allie Nicholson, Zane Nicholson, Taylor Cross, Matthew Hennessee, and Joseph Hennessee.

Mr. Hennessee retired from the TVA Steam Plant after over 30 years of service. He was a member of Faith Church, enjoyed the outdoors, working with Boy Scout Troop #407 in Gallatin for many years. Gerald was a loving husband, father, and grandfather.

There will be a Celebration of Life at a later date with location and times to be announced.

Online condolences may be submitted at

Sellars Family Heritage at Gallatin, 100 E. Albert Gallatin Avenue, Gallatin, TN 37066. 615-452-7115. Obituary line 615-452-5900. E-mail: [email protected].


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