Obituaries from August 2007
Archie Taliaferro Aug. 28, 2007 Archie Taliaferro, age 66, of Eagleville, died Tuesday, Aug. 28, in Murfreesboro. Taliaferro was a native of Williamson County and the son of the late Kelly and Mary Spahn Taliaferro. He was retired from Aerostructures Corporation with 38 years of service and was a member of the Eagleville United Methodist Church...
William "Bill" England
William "Bill" England Aug. 28, 2007 William "Bill" England, age 69, of Chapel Hill, died Tuesday, Aug. 28, at Marshall Medical Center in Lewisburg. A native of Nashville, England was a son of the late William McKeel and Maymie Pardue England. He was a self-employed machinist...
Larry Wayne Gentry
Larry Wayne Gentry Aug. 28, 2007 Larry Wayne Gentry, age 61, of Unionville, died Tuesday, Aug. 28, in Cartersville, Ga., following an extended illness. A native of Lewisburg, Gentry was a son of the late Ulysess and Rena Sudberry Gentry. He was retired from International Comfort Products as an inventory control and parts manager after 41 years of service...
James Harvey Sanders
James Harvey Sanders Aug. 27, 2007 James Harvey Sanders Sr., age 67 of Petersburg, passed away on Monday, Aug. 27, at Bedford County Hospital. He was the son of the late Austin Alvin Sanders and Fannie Bell Hille and is also preceded in death by a brother, Charles Robert Sanders (1955)...
Gary Neal Adams
Gary Neal Adams Aug. 26, 2007 Gary Neal Adams, age 61, of Pulaski, Tenn., died on Sunday, Aug. 26, at Maury Regional Hospital in Columbia. His parents were the late C.T. and Lillian Harwell Adams. Adams is survived by his wife, Brenda Adams of Pulaski; three daughters, Cammie Gowan of Pulaski, Rhonda (George) Ervin of Lewisburg, and Shannon (Bill) Teagarden of Pulaski; 10 grandchildren; one great grandchild; four brothers, James, Gene, Booby and Phillips Adams, all of Pulaski; five sisters, Janice Popejoy, Barbara Perkins and Betty Jo Adams, all of Pulaski, Kathy Dickey of Seymore, Tenn., and Carol Caldwell of Lawrenceburg. ...
Kenneth Earl Junior
Kenneth Earl Junior Aug. 20, 2007 Kenneth Earl Junior, age 75, of Madison, died Monday, Aug. 20, in Athens, Ala. Junior was born in Alabama and had been a lifelong resident of Madison. He served four years in the Army during the Korean War, then worked for Morton Thiokol as a mechanical and chemical engineer and retired after 35 years of service. ...
Lyndall Cathy Park
Lyndall Cathy Park Aug. 26, 2007 Lyndall Cathy Park, age 81 of Lewisburg, died Sunday, Aug. 26, in NHC Oakwood. Park was a native of Marshall County, and son of the late Thomas Marion and Vera Gant Park. He served his country in the Merchant Marines during WW II. He was retired from the Union Camp Paper Mill and was a member of the First Presbyterian Church...
Louise Price Westbrooks
Louise Price Westbrooks Aug. 25, 2007 Louise Price Westbrooks, age 92, of the Newtown Community of Bedford County, died Saturday, Aug. 25, in Shelbyville, Tenn. Westbrooks was born in Bedford County and was a homemaker. She was a daughter of the late Emmett Lee and Mary Amanda Burge Price. She was preceded in death by her husband, Hoyte Earl Westbrooks, who died in 1988, and by a son, Jerry Donald Westbrooks...
Lora Lynn Chilton
Lora Lynn Chilton Aug. 25, 2007 Lora Lynn Chilton, age 35, of Petersburg, Tenn., died on Saturday, Aug. 25. She is the daughter of Ramona Cozart Claxton and Paul Cozart of Petersburg. She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth Ray Chilton (2003) and grandfather, LaVerne Claxton (2001)...
Jacquelyn "Jackie" Juanita
Jacquelyn "Jackie" Juanita Sharp Harber Aug. 25, 2007 Jacquelyn "Jackie" Juanita Sharp Harber, age 67, died on Saturday, Aug. 25, at her home in Lewisburg. She was the daughter of the late Vergie Mae Barron Lasater. She and her husband, Jimmy Harber, owned and operated Harber's Market for many years. She was a member of the Baptist Church...
Claude Lee Neese
Claude Lee Neese Aug. 24, 2007 Claude Lee Neese, age 81, of Lewisburg, died Friday, Aug. 24, in NHC Lewisburg. Neese was a native of Marshall County, and son of the late Herman and Margie Edward Johnson Neese. He served his country in the Navy Sea Bees during WW II. He was a retired automobile salesman and member of First Baptist Church Lewisburg...
Terrell O. Merrell
Terrell O. Merrell Aug. 23, 2007 Terrell O. Merrell, age 83 of Lewisburg, died Thursday, Aug. 23 in St. Thomas Hospital. Merrell was a native of Lincoln County, Tenn. and son of the late Lewis H. and Mary Hasting Merrell. He was a tool and die maker and later served as a tool engineer for Heil-Quaker Corporation. He was a member of Church St. Church of Christ...
Annie Irene Wiley Chunn
Annie Irene Wiley Chunn Aug. 23, 2007 Annie Irene Wiley Chunn, age 90, of the Caney Spring Community of Marshall County, died Thursday, Aug. 23, in Lewisburg, Tenn. Chunn was born in Williamson County and was a daughter of the late James Edward and Teenie Golden Wiley. ...
D. M. "Buddy" Hay
D. M. "Buddy" Hay Aug. 23, 2007 D. M. "Buddy" Hay, Jr., age 84, of Eagleville, Tenn., died Aug. 23. Hay was born in Rutherford County, Tenn., and was a son of the late Sudie Vaughn and David Marion Hay, Sr. He was a farmer and retired tool and die machinist technician. Hay was a member of the Eagleville United Methodist Church. A sister, Katherine Margrave, preceded him in death...
Hugh Don Moser
Hugh Don Moser Aug. 23, 2007 Hugh Don Moser, Sr., age 77 of Lewisburg, died Thursday, Aug. 23, 2007 in N.H.C. Lewisburg. Moser was a native of Madisonville, Tenn., and son of the late James Peter and Mary Elizabeth Lance Moser. He served his country in the U.S. ...
Leroy Vaughn Aug. 20, 2007 Leroy Vaughn, age 76 of 715 Midway St. Lewisburg, passed away on Monday at his residence. He was a native of Maury County, and the son of the late Dyer Vaughn and Hattie Sharp Vaughn. He was retired from Borden Company and a veteran of the United States Army. He was a member of the Disabled American Veterans...
Phillip Ray Darnell
Phillip Ray Darnell Aug. 20, 2007 Phillip Ray Darnell, 38, of Leoma, died on Monday. Aug. 20, 2007, in Lexington, Ala. He is survived by his father, William Ray Darnell of Pulaski; wife, Tammie Darnell of Leoma; three sons, Phillip Blake Darnell, Spencer Ray Darnell and Jock Dalton Darnell, all of Leoma; daughter, Teshia Leanne Darnell of Lawrenceburg; godson, Matthew Scott of Lawrenceburg; two sisters, Misty Darnell Scott of Lawrenceburg, and Anita Lynn Darnell Massey of Leoma; as well as several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.. ...
Phyllis Diane Sherrill Darnell
Phyllis Diane Sherrill Darnell Aug. 20, 2007 Phyllis Diane Sherrill Darnell, 57, of Lawrenceburg, died on Monday, Aug. 20, 2007, in Lexington, Ala. She was preceded in death by her father, Huit Houston Sherrill; mother, Daisy Sherrill; son Phillip Ray Darnell; sister, Connie Hyatt; and granddaughter, Kelsy Lee Parker...
Mildred Vivian Jean
Mildred Vivian Jean
Aug. 20, 2007
Mildred Vivian Jean, age 78, of Lewisburg, died Monday, Aug. 20, 2007 in Marshall Medical Center. Jean was a native of Williamson County, Tenn., and the daughter of the late Trim K. and Annie Sue Chunn. She was a retired bank teller from First National Bank and member of the Church Street Church of Christ.
Gloria Jean Henderson Hodges
Aug. 19, 2007
Gloria Jean Henderson Hodges, age 80, of Lewisburg died Sunday morning at her home. Hodges was a native of Paragould, Arkansas, and the daughter of the late James L. and Clara Opal McLain Stearns. She was a homemaker and member of the First United Methodist Church.
Mitchell Scott Smiley
Mitchell Scott Smiley
Aug. 17, 2007
Mitchell Scott Smiley, age 39, of Madison, Tenn., died Aug. 17. He is survived by mother, Judy Smiley; father, Joe Smiley; and brother, Paul Smiley. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2007 from the chapel of Phillips - Robinson Funeral Home, 2707 Gallatin Rd., Nashville, Tenn. Graveside services followed at 2 p.m. at Swanson Cemetery in Chapel Hill, Tenn.
Murrey Woodrow Wilson
Murrey Woodrow Wilson
Aug. 17, 2007
Murrey Woodrow Wilson, age 90, died on Aug. 17. Born to Adolphus and Sally May Wilson on Sept. 9, 1916 in Lewisburg, Tenn., he was a minister for the Church of Christ, Associate Professor at Harding University, and a Deacon for the College Church of Christ in Searcy. He was preceded in death in by his wife of 56 years, Hazel Wilson, in Aug. 1997.
Hazel Davis Holland
Hazel Davis Holland
Aug. 16, 2007
Hazel Davis Holland, age 88, of Chapel Hill, Tenn., died Thurs., Aug. 16, 2007 in Nashville, Tenn.
A daughter of the late William Oscar and Esther Ellen Lamb Holland, she was a homemaker and a member of Promise United Methodist Church. Holland was preceded in death by her husband, Alford Myrel Holland, who died in 2000, and by a grandson, Jeff Curtis as well as two sisters and two brothers.
Nelda Ruth Cook
Nelda Ruth Cook
Aug. 15, 2007
Nelda Ruth Cook, age 66, of Chapel Hill, Tenn., died Wednesday evening, Aug. 15, 2007 in Lewisburg. Cook was a native of Bedford County and was a daughter of the late Arthur Horace and Edith Wortham Molder. She was a retired receptionist from a medical clinic and from Castner Knott Company with 27 years of service. She was a member of the Smyrna Baptist Church.
Barry Ray Luna
Barry Ray Luna August 8, 2007 Barry Ray Luna, age 60 of Cornersville, died Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2007 in NHC Lewisburg. Luna was a native of Marshall County and son of the late J.D. Luna and Mrs. Melba Ruth Porterfield Luna of Cornersville. He was a farmer and member of the Baptist Church. ...
Edward Chesley Roberson
Edward Chesley Roberson August 1, 2007 Edward Chesley Roberson, age 92 of Lewisburg, died Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2007 at St. Thomas Hospital. Roberson was a native of Marshall County and son of the late Chesley and Velma Hobby Roberson. He was retired from Carter Chevrolet Company, served his country during WW II and was a member of Church Street Church of Christ...
Shirley Neal Albert
Shirley Neal Albert July 31, 2007 Funeral service for Mrs. Shirley Neal Albert, age 64, of Lewisburg, who passed away Tuesday, July 31, 2007, at the Vanderbilt Medical Center, were conducted on Friday, Aug. 3, 2007 at 2 p.m., in the chapel of the Gallant Funeral Home with Bro. Mitch Hedge officiating. Burial will follow in the Lexie Crossroads cemetery...
Royce Allen Hill
Royce Allen Hill July 31, 2007 Royce Allen Hill, age 57, of Rockvale, died Tuesday, July 31, 2007 in Franklin. Hill was a native of Rutherford County and was a son of Emma Chrisman Hill and the late Malachi Melvin Hill. He was a newspaper distributor for the Williamson Herald Newspaper until becoming disabled...
Terry Lynn Foster
Terry Lynn Foster July 30, 2007 Terry Lynn Foster, age 59 of Lewisburg, died Tuesday, July 30, 2007. Foster was a native of Marshall County, and son of the late Ulna (Cy) Foster and Margaret Helton Foster of Nashville. He was retired from JFG Coffee Company and owned and operated SmartWay Sell and Ship in Lewisburg. He attended the Methodist Church...
Mary Ann Foster
Mary Ann Foster July 30, 2007 Mary Ann Foster age 43 of Lewisburg, died Monday, July 30, 2007. Foster was a native of Indianapolis, Ind. and was a partner in Smartway Sell and Shipping Company. She was a member of the Catholic Church and was the wife of Terry Foster (deceased)...
Nadine Brown July 30, 2007 Nadine Brown, age 77, of Chapel Hill, Tennessee, formerly of Brownfield, Texas, died Monday evening, July 30, 2007 in Columbia. Brown was a native of Post, Texas and was a daughter of the late Willis Henry and Martha Mae "Mattie" Egger Wagner. She was a homemaker and a member of the Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard Wayne Brown who died in May of 2001...
Jack Wilson July 30, 2007 Jack Wilson, age 76, of Nashville, TN, formerly of Marshall County, passed away Mon., July 30, 2007. He is survived by a son, Mike Wilson(Sylvia); a brother, Billy Wilson(Nancy); 3 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. The family will receive friends from noon until 8 p.m. Thursday at Eastland Funeral Home, Nashville, TN and from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. Friday at Lawrence Funeral Home in Chapel Hill. Burial will follow immediately at Swanson Cemetery, Chapel Hill, TN...
James Richard "Jimmy" Sudberry
James Richard "Jimmy" Sudberry July 29, 2007 James Richard "Jimmy" Sudberry, age 93 of Chapel Hill, died Sunday, July 29 in Lewisburg. Sudberry was a native of Bedford County and was the son of the late Finous and Adelaide Taylor Sudberry. He was a farmer and a member of the Cedar Grove United Methodist Church. ...
Norman Patrick White
Norman Patrick White July 28, 2007 Norman Patrick White, age 74, of Chapel Hill, TN died Sat., July 28, 2007 at his residence. A native of Hanley Fall, MN,, White was a son of the late Adam and Emilia Oppeck White. He was retired from Abeco Die Casting in Lewisburg, Tn and attended St. ...
Jim Davis July 27, 2007 Jim Davis, age 71, of Chapel Hill, died Friday, July 27, 2007, in Shelbyville after an extended illness. Davis was a native of Marshall County and was the son the late Jimmy Frank and Fannie Morenie Davis. He was a member of the Southside Baptist Church in Shelbyville and was a farmer...
Shirley Isley Hunter
Shirley Isley Hunter July 26, 2007 Shirley Isley Hunter, age 70 of Lewisburg, died Thursday, July 26, 2007 at her home. Hunter was a native of Marshall County, Tennessee and daughter of the late Jeff and Carrie Haskins Isley. She was a retired cosmetologist and member of Westvue Church of Christ...