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Leonard Bert Trivette, age 78, of Mountain City, Tennessee, passed away on Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He was born on April 6, 1936 to the late Dewey C. and Mary Ella Snyder Trivette. In addition to his parents, Bert was preceded in death by a sister, Mae Sutherland and brothers: George C. Trivette and Glen Trivette.
Bert was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed mowing and ginseng hunting. He was also a gifted musician who could play the dobro, guitar and mandolin. Bert loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren, who he enjoyed spoiling. He retired from IRC/TRW after 30 years of service.
He was a United States Army Veteran.
Bert is survived by his wife of 50 years, Janette Arnold Trivette; daughter, Dawn Trivette Woodring and husband Charlie Woodring; sons: Leonard Trivette and Robert Trivette and wife Nicole Ugenti; sisters: Cora Leigh Oliver and Pauline and husband Joe Roark; sister-in-law, Ann Trivette; grandchildren: Benjamin Woodring, A.J. Ugenti and Ella Ugenti; special nephew who was like a son, TJ. Corum, and several other nieces and nephews.
Funeral service was conducted at 3:00 p.m. Sunday, October 5, 2014 at the Mountain City Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Lane Roark officiating.
Graveside service and interment with military honors conducted by the Johnson County Honor Guard followed from the Zionville Baptist Church Cemetery. Pallbearers were T.J. Corum, Jody Corum, Jim Milam, George Trivette, Dean Roark, Will Pierce and Brandon Miller.
The family received friends 2-3:00 p.m. on Sunday, prior to the service at the funeral home.
Flowers are appreciated or memorials may be made to the Zionville Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 8174 Old US Hwy 421, Zionville, NC 28698 or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105   
At other times, the family will receive friends at the home, 788 Pinecrest Street, Mountain City, TN.
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The family of Leonard Bert Trivette has entrusted his services to Mountain City Funeral Home, 224 S. Church Street, Mountain City, TN 37683.