Joe Trahern, Jr.
1937 — 2023
Joe Trahern, Jr. passed away January 10, 2023 at Shannondale of Maryville after a lengthy illness. He was born on February 20, 1937, in Clarksville, Tennessee, the son of Margaret Fort Trahern and Joseph B. Trahern. He was preceded in death by his parents and by his beloved wife of 50 years, Marjorie Elizabeth Hawkins Trahern. He is survived by his beloved wife, Peggy Gates; a daughter, Sarah Margaret Trahern (Wayne Flatt) of Nashville; a son, Joseph B. Trahern, III of Alexandria, Virginia; a granddaughter, Quinn Trahern-Davis; stepchildren and step grandchildren; and several cousins. He held B.A. and M.A. degrees from Vanderbilt University, M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from Princeton University,...