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Patricia Ann Gentry-Braden (03/06/15)
On Sunday, March 1, 2015, Patricia Ann Gentry-Braden passed away. She was born in Lewisburg in 1947 and was the daughter of Howard and Dovie Mae (Scales) Gentry. She was a member of Greater First Baptist Church and Wildwood Baptist Church in Washington D.C. ...
John Hinds (03/04/15)
John "Johnny" Hinds died on Sunday, March 1, 2015, at his residence in Delina. He was 69. Johnny was born in Lewisburg on Nov. 6, 1945, to Carl "Rudy" and Lettie Hinds. He was an outstanding athlete and played football for Marshall County High School. ...
Nadine S. Newcomb (03/04/15)
Nadine S. Newcomb, 83, of the Farmington Community, died Monday, March 2, 2015. Born in Summertown, she was a daughter of the late Hezekial Smith and Della Mae Henson Smith. Mrs. Newcomb was retired from Cosmolab in Lewisburg and was a member of Farmington Baptist Church...
Richard Hoover (03/04/15)
Richard Hoover, 53, of Chapel Hill, died Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, in Chapel Hill. Mr. Hoover was born in Phoenix, Ariz. and was an employee of Walmart of Lewisburg. Richard was also a culinary chef. He was a member of the Chapel Hill United Methodist Church and the Chapel Hill Lions Club. He served for many years as the secretary of the Chapel Hill Men's Club...
Garrett Holt Lawrence (03/04/15)
Garrett Holt Lawrence, 91, of Chapel Hill, died Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, with all the grace and dignity that defined his life. Mr. Lawrence was born in Marshall County to Mary Sue Lawrence and Thomas H. Lawrence. Mr. Lawrence owned and operated Lawrence Funeral Home beginning in 1942 and Lawrence Bros. Plumbing and Electric beginning in 1947. He was a member of the Tennessee Funeral Directors Association and was licensed as a funeral director for 70 years...
Joe Andrews (03/04/15)
Joe Andrews, 61, of Lewisburg, died Saturday morning, Feb. 28, 2015, at Vanderbilt Medical Center. Mr. Andrews was a native of Marshall County, the son of the late James Covey and Margaret Adams Andrews. He was employed by Tankersley Concrete and also had worked many years at Cosmolab. He was a member of the Church of Christ...
Lt. Col. Harold Wayne Beech (02/27/15)
Lt. Col. Harold Wayne Beech (USAF, ret.) passed away on Feb. 23, 2015, in an assisted living facility in Annandale, Va. He was 86 years old. A native of Lewisburg, he was born on July 1, 1928. He was the son of Wilson Collins Beech and Dessa Barron Beech. He graduated from Marshall County High School in 1946 and attended Middle Tennessee State University...
Jackie Lee Metcalf (02/25/15)
Jackie Lee Metcalf, 60, of Petersburg, died Monday, Feb. 23, 2015, at his residence. Mr. Metcalf was a native of Lincoln County, and son of the late Shirley Thomas Metcalf and Gladys Marie Whitsett Metcalf of Petersburg, who survives. He was a truck driver for Wright Paving Company...
Walter Boyd McCollum (02/24/15)
Walter Boyd McCollum, 59, of Petersburg, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville. Mr. McCollum was a native of Gallatin, the son of the late John Woodson McCollum and Mary Lee Warfield Crisp. He was an iron worker for many years, but enjoyed farming in his later years of life...
Mamie Joyce Chick Fox (02/20/15)
Mamie Joyce Chick Fox, 87, died on Monday, Feb. 16, 2015, in NHC Pulaski. She was born in Homer, Ky. on April 20, 1927, and retired from Teledyne. Her parents were the late Lucian Bonaparte and Cora Westery Chick; her husband was the late Clayton Fox Sr...
Judy Gail Smotherman (02/13/15)
Judy Gail Smotherman, 68, of Murfreesboro, died Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015, at St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital. She was a native of Marshall County, and the daughter of the late Roy Allen and Lois Isley Richardson. Mrs. Smotherman never met a stranger and made many friends during the 14 years she worked at Walgreens in Murfreesboro...
Frances Beverly Cooper (02/13/15)
Frances Beverly Cooper passed away at Centennial Medical Center in Nashville on Feb. 10, 2015. She was 80 years old. Mrs. Cooper was the wife of Carl S. Cooper of Chapel Hill. She is survived by her son, David Cooper (Carolyn) of Kingston Springs. She is also survived by her daughter, Susan Ernest (Joey) of Cumming, Ga. Mrs. Cooper had four grandchildren, Hannah and Sam Cooper, and Grace and Maggie Ernest; one great-granddaughter, Chali Cooper; and numerous nieces and nephews...
Henry Virgil Jones Jr. (02/13/15)
Henry Virgil Jones Jr., 72, of Cornersville, passed away on Monday, Feb. 9, 2015 at his residence. Mr. Jones was a native of Maury County, the son of the late Henry Virgil Jones Sr. and Lily Gertrude Johns Nash. He was employed by Waste Management for 19 years and was of the Baptist faith...
Ricky Howard Spencer (02/11/15)
Ricky Howard Spencer, 58, of Lewisburg, passed away on Friday, Feb. 6, 2015, at Maury Regional Medical Center. A native of Marshall County, he was the son of the late Virgil Spencer and Dora Hargrove Spencer. He was a former employee with Walker Die Casting...
Robert Scott Neill (02/11/15)
Robert Scott Neill, 90, of Lewisburg, died Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015, in Maury Regional Medical Center. Mr. Neill was a native of Bedford County, and son of the late Henry Sharp and Mamie Lee Thorne Neill. He was retired from Marshall Manufacturing Corporation and was a member of Church Street Church of Christ...
John Wesley Childress (02/11/15)
John Wesley Childress, 66, of Lewisburg, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015, at Maury Regional Medical Center in Columbia. A native of Lincoln County, Mr. Childress was the son of the late George Elmer Childress and Edith Dunn Childress of Lewisburg, who survives...
Louise Walker Osteen (02/11/15)
Louise Walker Osteen, 82, of Lewisburg, died Friday, Feb. 6, 2015, in Marshall Medical Center. Mrs. Osteen was a native of Marshall County, and daughter of the late Buford and Maycle Hill Walker. She was retired from the Marshall County Board of Education as a teacher's aide at Cornersville High School. She was a member of the Cornersville Church of Christ...
Dwight Lynn Chewning (02/11/15)
Dwight Lynn Chewning, 85, husband of Lydia Minor Chewning, a resident of Lewisburg, passed away Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015, at NHC Health Care of Lewisburg. Born Sept. 9, 1929, in Coburg, Ky., Lynn was the son of the late Robert Dwight and Helen Gadberry Chewning. He was personnel director for Walker Die Casting. He was an avid woodworker, doing repairs and restorations. Lynn served nine years in the United States Navy during the Korean War...
Martha Leonard (02/06/15)
Martha Leonard, 75, of Chapel Hill, died Monday, Feb. 2, 2015. A native of Rutherfordton, N.C,. Mrs. Leonard was a daughter of the late Henry Lonza Weaver and Marie Eads Weaver. She was a former cafeteria manager at Forrest School and was the owner of the Cozy Kitchen in Chapel Hill. Mrs. Leonard attended Holt's Corner Baptist Church...
Grace Marie Hopwood (02/06/15)
Grace Marie Hopwood, 70, of Lewisburg, died Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015, in Marshall Medical Center. Mrs. Hopwood was a native of Marshall County, and daughter of the late Bonnie Thomas and Rosie Mae Fitzgerald Stinnett. She was a homemaker and member of the Church of Christ...
Dr. James Warren Gibson Jr. (02/06/15)
Dr. James Warren Gibson Jr., 81, of Jonesborough, died Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2015, at his home. Dr. Gibson was a Hickory, N.C. native raised in Lewisburg, and was the son of the late James Warren Gibson Sr. and Mary Morgan Gibson. Dr. Gibson was a graduate of Castle Heights Military Academy, Vanderbilt University and the University of Tennessee Medical School, Memphis...