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Sept. 13, 1924—April 3, 2015 Albert Nathaniel Bertram Sr., 90, was born Sept. 13, 1924, in Pickett County, TN, to Willis and Edith Bertram  and passed away on April 3, 2015, in Crossville. He was a World War II veteran who served in the U.S. Army. He owned a laundromat business in Crossville and was a farmer for most of his life. It has been said that walnut trees will be his legacy for years to come. He enjoyed living the rural life. He is survived by his son, Albert Nathaniel Bertram Jr. (Lucero); daughters, Phyllis Richardson (Charles) and Dana Erwin (Danny); grandchildren, Monica and Jameson White, Albert Bertram III, Jessica Lynn Bertram, Steve Alan Camfield Jr., Emily Suzanne Erwin and Rebecca Ann Erwin; four great-grandchildren; brother, Joseph Bertram; and sister, Mary Katherine McQuistion. Albert was preceded in death by his wife, Nellie Charlotte Bertram; parents, Willis Ervin Bertram and Edith Story Bertram; son, Willis Kent Bertram; and sisters, Blanche Bertram and Sarah Alice Maiwald. The family received friends April 6 at Crossville Memorial Funeral Home, with the service following. Pastor Danny Smith officiated. Burial was in Green Acres Cemetery. Pallbearers were Charlie Richardson, Steve Camfield, Albert Bertram, Danny Erwin, Nathaniel Bertram, and Jameson White. Crossville Memorial Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc. was in charge of the arrangements.
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