Mr. Nathan Dewey Outlaw, age 94, passed away on Friday, May 21, 2021 at the Jackson-Madison County General Hospital in Jackson, TN. Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, May 25, 2021 at 2:00 PM at the Brownsville Funeral Home in Brownsville, TN with Bro. Grover Westover officiating. Burial will follow at the Zion Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation for Mr. Outlaw will be held from 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM, one hour prior to the service, at the Brownsville Funeral Home.
Nathan Outlaw was born December 16, 1926 to Dewey Outlaw and Mary Lou Thomas Outlaw in Haywood County, near Holly Grove. He graduated from Haywood High School in 1944. He spent one year in the United States Army and 19 years in the Army National Guard. He was Company Commander of Company B230 Signal Battalion, 30th Armored Division, with headquarters in Brownsville and Alamo. He retired in 1966 with the rank of Captain.
He was employed by the Tennessee Department of Transportation as an Engineering Technologist and was in charge in the Department of Transportation Construction and Engineering office. He retired after 36 years of employment.
He is survived by his daughter, Debbie Warren (Jim); one sister, Katherine Hooper and one brother Allen Outlaw (Marie), all of Brownsville, TN. He also leaves a legacy of two grandchildren, Luke Warren and Abbey Warren Studebaker (Grant); four great-grandchildren, Bryleigh McCord, Landon McCord, Lily Warren and Millie Studebaker;
He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Graves Outlaw; his parents, Dewey and Mary Lou Outlaw, one son, Barry Douglas Outlaw and one brother, Bill Outlaw.
Pallbearers for the service are Gene Outlaw, Taylor Outlaw, Mark Outlaw, David Outlaw, Grant Studebaker, Jim Warren and Ronnie Thomas. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested memorials be given to the Zion Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 1733 Upper Zion Rd., Brownsville, TN 38012. All services and arrangements are under the direction of the Brownsville Funeral Home in Brownsville, TN.