Obituaries from November 2007
Josephine Ribarich Mrs. Josephine Ribarich, 99, of Lewisburg, died Monday, Nov. 26, 2007, at NHC Oakwood in Lewisburg. Mrs. Ribarich was a native of Hoboken, N.J. She was preceded in death by her parents, John Poglianich and Maria Cosolich; husband, Pio Vidulich; two sisters, Mamie Hayden and Antonette Wilkins; one brother, John Poglianich; and one great-great-grandchild, Joseph Pio Vidulich...
Martha Helen Bills Miller
Martha Helen Bills Miller Mrs. Martha Helen Bills Miller, 94, of Verona, died Monday, Nov. 26, 2007, at NHC Oakwood. Mrs. Miller was a native of Marshall County. She was a homemaker and member of the Berea Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by her parents Roy Jackson and Carrie Cathey Bills; husband, Howard Marshall Miller; daughter, Betty Miller Haynes; sister, Annabelle Bills Burgett; three brothers, Thomas C. Bills, Roy Bills, Jr. and Ralph Bills...
Will B. Rickman
Mr. Will B. Rickman, 87, of Chapel Hill, died Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2007, in Lewisburg. Mr. Rickman was a native of Marshall County. He served in the Air Force in both World War II and the Korean conflict. Mr. Rickman was a member of the Chapel Hill United Methodist Church and was a retired factory worker...
Earlene Rowland Hill
Mrs. Earlene Rowland Hill, 87, of the Laws Hill community of Marshall County, died Saturday, Nov. 24, 2007, in Columbia. Mrs. Hill was a native of Marshall County. She was a homemaker and attended Grace Community Church in the Laws Hill Community. She was preceded in death by her parents, Sidney and Annie Mai Fleming Rowland; husband, Ira Christopher Hill, who died in 1980; two daughters, Patricia Hill and Joy Hill; and a sister, Willie Mae Sharp...
Annie Lee Tomlin
Mrs. Annie Lee Tomlin, 86, of Chapel Hill, died Sunday, Nov. 25, 2007, in Columbia. Mrs. Tomlin was a native of Marshall County. She was retired from Cumberland Shoe of Chapel Hill and was a member of Main Street Church of Christ in Chapel Hill. Mrs. Tomlin was preceded in death by her parents, Edward Lee and Annie Louise Brown; husband, Lenzie Tomlin, who died in 1977; and two grandsons...
Wayne Lee Beard
Mr. Wayne Lee Beard, 61, of Lewisburg, died Sunday, Nov. 25, 2007, at Maury Regional Hospital. Mr. Beard was a native of Lincoln County. He was retired from Inter City Products. He was preceded in death by his parents, Claude William and Mable Lorene Beard; wife, Kathie McCollum Beard, in December of 2006; and sister, Brenda Maria Duckworth...
Carroll Donavon Hamilton
Mr. Carroll Donavon "Donnie" Hamilton, 76, of Lewisburg, died Thursday, Nov. 22, 2007, at Centennial Medical Center. Mr. Hamilton was a native of Georgetown, Ky. He was a veteran of the Korean War, serving in the U.S. Army 2nd Infantry. He was a retired construction superintendent, 32nd-degree mason and a member of the Church of Christ...
Anita Jo Chessor Carden
Ms. Anita Jo Chessor Carden, 60, of Boynton Beach, Fla., formerly of Lewisburg, died Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2007, at her residence. Ms. Carden was a native of Marshall County. She was employed with Cracker Barrel Restaurants. She was preceded in death by her parents, Samuel James and Imogene McDaniel Chessor...
Nov. 20, 2007
Mr. William Leon "Tom" Ragsdale, 75, of Chapel Hill, Tenn., died Tuesday, Nov. 20, in Lewisburg.
Mr. Ragsdale was a native of Marshall County. He was a farmer and a member of New Bethel Cumberland Presbyterian Church.
Nov .3, 2007
Mr. Arzell Hill Sr., 74, of Lewisburg, died Saturday, Nov. 3, 2007, at Maury Regional Hospital in Columbia, Tenn.
Funeral services were Saturday, Nov. 10, at the Lewisburg Family Life Center. Burial was in Cook Memorial Cemetery in Lewisburg.
Annie Ruth Carter
Annie Ruth Carter Nov. 16, 2007 Mrs. Annie Ruth Carter, age 89, of Lewisburg, died Friday, Nove. 16, in NHC Lewisburg. Mrs. Carter was a native of Marshall County, and daughter of the late H. Clay and Iris Mabel Welch Gates. She was a homemaker and member of Lewisburg First Baptist Church...
Mary Elizabeth Bolden Bucy
Mary Elizabeth Bolden Bucy Nov. 19, 2007 Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Bolden Bucy, 79, of Eagleville., died Mon., Nov. 19, 2007, in Smyrna, following an extended illness. Mrs. Bucy was a native of Rutherford County and a homemaker. Mrs. Bucy was preceded in death by her parents, John Henry and Mattie Eliza Sanders Bolden; her first husband, Ernest "Dogman" Pruitt, who died in 1998; and her later husband, Charles Murphy Bucy, who died in 2006...
Mary Helen Womack Jones
Mary Helen Womack Jones Nov. 19, 2007 Mary Helen Womack Jones, 83, of Lewisburg, died Monday, Nov. 19, 2007, at NHC Merihil in Lewisburg. A native of Warren County, Mrs. Jones was a homemaker, a member of First Baptist Church of Lewisburg and the former owner of Apple Valley Antiques for many years...
Edith Earlene McCormick
Edith Earlene McCormick Nov. 17, 2007 Mrs. Edith Earlene McCormick, age 85, of Lewisburg, died Saturday, Nov. 17, in NHC Oakwood. Mrs. McCormick was the daughter of the late J. Earl and Minnie Sullivan Black. She was a homemaker and a member of the Church St. Church of Christ...
Bettie Ruth Lancaster
Bettie Ruth Lancaster Nov. 18, 2007 Mrs. Bettie Ruth Lancaster, age 77, of Lewisburg, died Sunday morning at Marshall Medical Center. Mrs. Lancaster was a native of Maury County, the daughter of the late Alvie Marson and Charlotte Mildred Ring Clymore. She was a homemaker and a member of the Church Street Church of Christ...
Carolyn Faye Darnell Wakefield
Carolyn Faye Darnell Wakefield Nov. 18, 2007 Mrs. Carolyn Faye Darnell Wakefield, 64, of Fairfield Glade, died Sunday, Nov. 18, 2007, at her home after an extended illness. Mrs. Wakefield was a native of Marshall County and was a beautician. She was a member of East Main church of Christ in Gallatin...
A.T. Harvey Nov. 15, 2007 Mrs. A.T. Harvey, 91, of Murfreesboro, formerly of the Wheel community, died Thursday, Nov. 15, 2007, at Community Care of Rutherford County in Murfreesboro. Funeral services were Saturday, Nov. 17, at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel in Shelbyville with the Rev. Brent Haley officiating. She was buried in Wheel Cemetery...
Carra Burris White
Carra Burris White Nov. 13, 2007 Carra Burris White, 83, of Madisonville, died Tuesday, Nov. 12, at Morning View Transitional Care in Maryville. Mrs. White was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth "Jack" White; a daughter, Pat Zemaitis; her parents, Walter and Lola Burris; and a sister, Ruth Burris...
Nov. 14, 2007 Mr. Casper Klee, age 82, of Franklin, Tenn., died Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2007 following an extended illness. A native of Rochester, New York, he was a veteran of World War II having served in the U.S. Coast Guard. He was a retired investment banker in California and was an Eagle Scout...
Nov. 12, 2007 Mrs. Catherine Allen, age 88, of Lewisburg, died Tuesday, Nov .13, 2007 in Marshall Medical Center. Mrs. Allen was a native of Marshall County, Tenn. and daughter of the late Alfred and Lela Coffey McCullough. She was retired from the A.S.C.S. Office and was a member of the Lewisburg First United Methodist Church...
Hughes Alexander Perryman
Oct. 8, 2007 Hughes Alexander Perryman, age 65, of Conway, Arkansas died Monday, Oct. 8, after an illness due to cancer. He was born June 22, 1942 in Chapel Hill,Tenn. to the late Hughes and Clara Johnson Perryman. He served in the United States Navy from 1960 until 1964 and was a graduate of the University of West Florida...
Joshua Young, Jr.
Nov. 10, 2007 Mr. Joshua Young, Jr., age 78, of Chapel Hill, Tenn., died Sat., Nov. 10, 2007 at his residence in Chapel Hill. A native of Stearns, KY, he was a son of the late William Joshua and Lori Wilson Young. He was a retired supervisor with General Motors in Norwood, Ohio. ...
Nov. 12, 2007 Ms. Meleathie Harmon, age 63 of Cornersville, died Monday, Nov. 12, 2007 at her residence. Ms. Harmon was a native of Ivel, Kentucky and daughter of the late Samuel Press Taulby Lewis and Mrs. Rozina Boyd Lewis, who survives, from Stanton, Kentucky. She was retired from Inter City Products and was a member of the Baptist Church...
Cora Lerline Winnett
Cora Lerline Winnett Nov. 7, 2007 Cora Lerline Winnett, age 91 of Lewisburg, died Nov. 7 at Hillside Hospital in Pulaski. Winnett was a native of Giles County and daughter of the late Lewis A. and Mammie Jones DeFoe. She was retired from Durango Boot Company and member of Westvue Church of Christ...
Alvin Caldwell Nov. 7, 2007 Alvin Caldwell, age 62 of Chapel Hill, died Nov. 7 at his residence following an extended illness. A native of Marshall Co., he was a son of James William Caldwell and the late Janie Margaret Chambless Caldwell. He was a former automobile salesman, and at the time of his passing was the Pastor of Community Ministries Church in Chapel Hill...
Velva Merwin Morgan
Velva Merwin Morgan Nov. 4, 2007 Velva Merwin Morgan, 92, of State Route 314, Mount Gilead, died Nov. 4 in Morrow County Hospital, following a long illness. She was a daughter of Vinton Norman and Laura Alice (Coriell) Merwin. Velva was a member of Perry Church of Christ, where she taught in the Sunday school for more than 50 years. She was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years George Sherman Morgan, and sisters Coriel Rauch and Ethel Merwin...
Arzell Hill, Sr
Arzell Hill, Sr Nov. 3, 2007 Arzell Hill, Sr., age 74, died Nov. 3 at Maury Regional Hospital in Columbia. One son, Arzell Hill, Jr.; three sisters, Sadie Smith, Emma Mayfield and Lillian Brooks; and two brothers, Fred Hill, Jr., and Huey Hill, preceded him in death...
Joe Herman Bivins
Joe Herman Bivins Oct. 31, 2007 Mr. Joe Herman Bivins, age 87 of Lewisburg, died Oct. 31 in Marshall Medical Center. Bivins was a native of Marshall County and son of the late W.C. and Sally George Bivins. He was retired from Heil Quaker Corporation, an active Farmer, and was a member of Church St. Church of Christ...
Joseph Dwight Ferrell
Joseph Dwight Ferrell Oct. 31, 2007 Joseph Dwight Ferrell, age 64 of Unionville, died Wed., Oct. 31 in Nashville. He was a native of Coffee County and the son of the late Joe Brewer and Dorothy Boyd Ferrell. He was a retired construction worker and a member of Unity Baptist Church in Shelbyville. Ferrell was preceded in death by a son, Joseph Ferrell, Jr...
Frances Wright Thompson
Frances Wright Thompson Oct. 30, 2007 Frances Wright Thompson, age 85 of Columbia, formerly of Lewisburg, died Oct. 30 in NHC Columbia. Thompson was born in Dickson to G.E. and Flossie Bishop Wright. She was a graduate of Dickson County High School. She married Robert Guerin Thompson of Dickson on Jan.30, 1945...
Jack N. McConnell
Jack N. McConnell Oct. 24, 2007 Jack N. McConnell, age 91, died in Ponka City, Okla, on Oct. 24. He was a native of Marshall County. McConnell was preceded in death by his parents, Zada Bryant McConnell Fry and Oscar J. McConnell; sisters, Annie Watss McConnell, Nell McConnell Rambo; and brothers, Billy Bryant McConnell and Oscar James McConnell. ...