Lifenotes: Harrianne Condra Passes

Harrianne Condra

Harrianne Condra

Longtime Tree Publishing executive Harrianne Moore Condra passed away on Monday, May 20 in Nashville. Her career began at WSM radio where, according to her obituary, she helped initiate the first Disc Jockey Convention to commemorate the Grand Ole Opry’s birthday. This annual event evolved into Fan Fair and now the CMA Music Festival. She continued her work in the music industry as Director of Copyright Administration for Tree Publishing, now Sony/ATV. She was a member of Leadership Music and 2003 recipient of the SOURCE Foundation Award honoring women who have been vital contributors to Nashville’s music business.

Born in Baton Rouge, LA on November 22, 1929 Condra was the daughter of former L.S.U. football and track coach and Southeastern Conference Commissioner, Bernie H. Moore and wife, Anna Clark Moore. She attended L.S.U. and graduated from the University of Alabama in 1951.

She is survived by her only child, Lisa Condra Neff (Tom), and two grandchildren, Katherine Clark Neff and Thomas Neff.

Visitation with the family will be on Thursday, May 23, 2013 from 4-7 p.m. at 717 Westview Avenue, Nashville the home of Mrs. Joan Neff and Lisa and Tom Neff. A graveside service will be at 2 p.m. on Friday, May 24, 2013 at the Winchester City Cemetery in Winchester, Tenn. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Alive Hospice of Nashville. Arrangements by Moore-Cortner Funeral Home, 300 1st Avenue NW, Winchester, TN 37398, (931) 967-2222.

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