Mr. Corwin Vickery Venn, age 94 of Murfreesboro, died peacefully at his daughter’s home on June 8, 2011. Mr. Venn was a native of Conception Junction, MO and son of the late Henry and Nelly Dallas Venn, but spent his childhood in Des Moines, Iowa. He worked on the Southern Pacific Railroad for 40 years and was a longtime member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. He is survived by three children: Janet Dennis of Murfreesboro, TN, Alice Grande of Placerville, CA, and Alan Venn of Hollister, CA; a step-daughter: Trudy Thome of Glendale, CA; 11 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren and two sisters: Naomi Haskell of Hawthorne, CA and Marion Webster of Mingo, IA. The family will conduct private services to honor and celebrate Mr. Venn’s life.