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Obituaries in The Tennessean, 2001-present


Open to Tennessee residents through TEL Tennessee Electronic Library.


  1. Click on the Obituaries link under The Tennessean heading.
  2. In "Name of Deceased" search box, type in the name of the person you are searching for; last name first (ie. Jones, George). Each obituary record includes an “Indexing (details)” section that lists the publication date.
  3. Use the this information if you wish to find the obituary on microfilm.