Obituaries from January 2008
Sylvia Eloise Carr
Sylvia Eloise Carr Mrs. Sylvia Eloise Carr, 61, of the Farmington Community, died Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2008, at Marshall Medical Center. Mrs. Carr was a native of Moultrie, Ga., a homemaker, and a member of Church Street Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by her parents Samuel Albert and Ouida Laree Funderburk Branch...
Truly Mai Foxx
Truly Mai Foxx Mrs. Truly Mai Foxx, 85, of Lewisburg, died Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2008, after an extended illness. Mrs. Foxx was a native of Mulberry, Tn., a retired cook from the Petersburg Senior Citizens Center, and a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, Lewisburg...
Hazel Sudberry Yarborough
Hazel Sudberry Yarborough Mrs. Hazel Sudberry Yarborough, 86, formerly of the Rover Community, died Friday, Jan. 18, 2008, in Shelbyville. Mrs. Yarborough was retired from Durango Boot Company. She was a homemaker and a member of Rover Baptist Church...
Ruth Louise Green
Ruth Louise Green Mrs. Ruth Louise Green, 89, of Lewisburg, died Thursday, Jan. 17, 2008, at NHC Merihill. Mrs. Green was a 1936 graduate of Alcorn County Agriculture High School in Kassuth, Miss., and was retired from Heil Quaker. She was a member of the First Baptist Church...
Barbara Benton Peer
Barbara Benton Peer Mrs. Barbara Benton Peer, 74, of Brentwood, died Saturday, Jan. 19, 2008, at Baptist Hospital, Nashville. Mrs. Peer was a native of Chicago, Ill. She was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her parents, Claire and Mabel Brown Benton...
James Sherman Walker
James Sherman Walker Mr. James Sherman Walker, 61, of Okeechobee, Fla., died Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2007, at Raulerson Hospital, Okeechobee. Mr. Walker was a native of Lewisburg who moved to Florida in 1964. He was a salesman, of the Baptist faith, and is remembered for his love of family and enjoyment of fishing and UT football...
Roy Clayton Edde
Roy Clayton Edde Mr. Roy Clayton Edde, 83, of Verona, died Monday, Jan. 21, 2008, at his residence. Mr. Edde was a native of Moore County. He served in the Army in Europe during World War II, and was retired as a supervisor from Faber-Castell. He was a member of the Farmington Church of Christ...
Louise Dennison McCord
Louise Dennison McCord Mrs. Louise Dennison McCord, 77, of Lewisburg, died Sunday, Jan. 20, 2008, at her residence. Mrs. McCord was a native of Marshall County. She was a retired nurse and a member of the Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by her parents, Willie Lee and Maysel Gilliam McCord; husband, Merrell F. McCord, Jr.; and one grandchild...
Mary Frances Davis
Mary Frances Davis Mrs. Mary Frances Davis, 68, of Lewisburg, died Saturday, Jan. 19, 2008, at Marshall Medical Center. Mrs. Davis was a native of Giles County. She owned and operated Davis Boarding Home for 35 years and was a member of the Church of Christ...
Judith Carol Brock
Judith Carol Brock Mrs. Judith Carol "Judy" Brock, 68, of Lewisburg, died Friday, Jan. 18, 2008, at her residence. Mrs. Brock was a native of Odessa, Texas. She was a housewife and a member of East Commerce Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Nettie Laverne Sliger Young...
Ralph Edward Minor
Ralph Edward Minor Mr. Ralph Edward Minor, 81, of Brenham, Texas, died Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2008, in Atoka, Okla. Mr. Minor was a native of Brenham, and was retired from Ford Motor Co., where he worked for 30 years. He was a member of UAW Local No. 862 and was of the Pentecostal faith...
Glenn Hamlin Hopkins
Glenn Hamlin Hopkins Mr. Glenn Hamlin Hopkins, 73, of Spring Hill, died Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2008, at his residence. Mr. Hopkins was a native of Giles County. He was employed by Wright & Lopez Construction for 39 years and retired from serving for 12 years as area manager for Star Construction. ...
William Eldredge Yearta
William Eldredge Yearta Mr. William Eldredge Yearta, 64, died Monday, Jan. 14, 2008. He was preceded in death by his parents, George and Elizabeth Craig Yearta; one son, Christopher Yearta; and four brothers, Hurbert Pitts, Evan Pitts, Junior Pitts and David Yearta...
Gayle Ingram Harris
Gayle Ingram Harris Mrs. Gayle Ingram Harris, 72, of Starkville, Miss., died Sunday, Jan. 13, 2008, at her residence, following a long illness. Mrs. Harris was a native of Giles County. She was a homemaker, and had been a Girl Scout leader and an executive secretary at Mississippi State University. She and her late husband moved to Starkville in 1968, when Borden Milk transferred him from Lewisburg. She was a member of First United Methodist Church of Starkville...
Margaret Ann Flippen Wright
Margaret Ann Flippen Wright Mrs. Margaret Ann Flippen Wright, 79, of Madison, Ala., died Sunday, Jan. 13, 2008. Mrs. Wright was a native of Colbert County, Ala., and was retired from teaching in the Huntsville City Schools. She was a member of the Cultura Garden Club and a certified Red Cross water safety instructor. She was a member of the Aldersgate United Methodist Church of Huntsville...
Beryl Garrett Williams
Beryl Garrett Williams Mrs. Beryl Garrett Williams, 94, died Sunday, Jan. 13, 2008, at NHC Lewisburg. Mrs. Williams was a native of Marshall County and was valedictorian of her class at Marshall County High School before attending Columbia Institute. With her late husband she was the owner of Williams Department Store in Greenfield, Tenn. She was a member of the Church of Christ...
Annie Irene Davis Reed
Annie Irene Davis Reed Mrs. Annie Irene Davis Reed, 77, of Lewisburg, died Friday, Jan. 11, 2008, at NHC Lewisburg. Mrs. Reed was a native of Petersburg. She was retired from Cosmolab and was a member of the Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by her parents, Ottie Jackson and Hattie Elizabeth Williams Davis; and her husband, James Edwin Reed...
James Robert Belefant
James Robert Belefant Mr. James Robert Belefant, 70, of Lewisburg, died Thursday, Jan. 10, 2008, at Maury Regional Hospital. Mr. Belefant was a native of Marshall County. He served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and was a disabled veteran...
Brenda Kaye Johnson
Brenda Kaye Johnson Mrs. Brenda Kaye Johnson, 50, of Nashville, died Sunday, Jan. 6, 2008, at her residence. She was preceded in death by her parents, Lois O'Neal and Frank Armstrong; three sisters, Carolyn Allen, Helen Hampton and Judy O'Neal; eight brothers, James William, Robert Lee, Orlando, James Anthony and Gary O'Neal, Terry and Stacy Armstrong, and Randy Radley; one uncle, Ollie O'Neal...
Peggy Barron Looney
Peggy Barron Looney Mrs. Peggy Barron Looney, 63, of Lewisburg, died Sunday, Jan. 13, 2008, at her residence. Mrs. Looney was a native of Marshall County. She was a self-employed tax preparer and a member of First United Methodist Church of Lewisburg...
Carol Lorine Roberts
Carol Lorine Roberts Mrs. Carol Lorine Roberts, 65, of Talley Station Community, died Sunday, Jan. 13, 2008, at her residence. Mrs. Roberts was a native of Grundy, Va., and was retired as an electronic tech from Watkins & Johnson Inc. She was preceded in death by her parents, Lawrence and Carrie Deel Harrison...
Annie Lorene Braden
Annie Lorene Braden Mrs. Annie Lorene Braden, 85, formerly of Lewisburg, died Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2008, at Adams Place Healthcare in Murfreesboro. Mrs. Braden was a native of Maury County. She was retired from Genesco Corporation and a member of the Church of Christ...
Patricia Lynn Hoffmeyer-Starr
Patricia Lynn Hoffmeyer-Starr Mrs. Patricia Lynn Hoffmeyer-Starr, 44, of Lewisburg, died Saturday, Jan. 5, 2008, in Lewisburg. Mrs. Hoffmeyer-Starr was a native of Detroit, Mich., and was a health care provider. She was preceded in death by her parents, Elijah and Prudence Rhoades Howard; and a son, Kyle Patrick Starr...
Claude William Payne
Claude William Payne Mr. Claude William Payne, 71, of Pulaski, died Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2008, at his home. Mr. Williams was a retired sales manager for Goodwill Industries and a deacon at Welcome Valley Baptist Church. His son, Arthur Payne, is the minister at Lakeview Baptist Church of Lewisburg...
Jean Thaxton Scott
Jean Thaxton Scott Mrs. Jean Thaxton Scott, 90, of Shelbyville died Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2008, at Bedford County Medical Center. Mrs. Scott was a native of Coffee County. She was a retired educator and a member of the Fairlane Church of Christ. She taught at Lewisburg Middle School from 1959 to 1966...
Elbert Cashion Mr. Elbert "Ebb" Cashion, 90, of Petersburg, died Monday, Dec. 31, 2007, at his residence. Mr. Cashion was a native of Lincoln County. He was a carpenter and a farmer, an Army veteran, and a member of the American Legion and the Bledsoe "Po-Grab" Church of Christ...
Ruby Clarice Lyons Jones
Ruby Clarice Lyons Jones
Ruby Clarice Lyons Jones, 90, of Belfast died Friday, Dec. 28, 2007, at Maury Regional Hospital.
Mrs. Jones was a native of Marshall County. She was a homemaker and member of the Presbyterian Church.
Jimmie Drue Terrell, Jr.
Jimmie Drue Terrell Jr.
Mr. Jimmie Drue Terrell Jr., 43, of Brush Creek, died Sat., Dec. 29, 2007, at his residence following an extended illness.
A native of St. Cloud, Fla., Mr. Terrell was a carpenter and cabinetmaker.
Mr. Paul "Wormy" Clymore, 75, of Lewisburg died Saturday, Dec. 29, 2007, in Marshall Medical Center.
Mr. Clymore was a native of Maury County. He was formerly employed by Lewisburg Casting Company and retired from Inter City Products. He enjoyed fishing, baseball games, playing Rook and talking about his grandchildren.
Evelyn Lucille HIll
Evelyn Lucille Hill
Evelyn Lucille Hill, 83, formerly of Lewisburg, died Friday, Dec. 28, 2007, at Athens Regional Medical Center in Athens, Tenn.
Mrs. Hill was a native of Maury County. She was a retired seamstress with Cathey Manufacturing Company and was a member of Church Street Church of Christ.
Porter Ree Jones
Porter Ree Jones
Porter Ree Jones, 80, of Lewisburg died Friday, Dec. 28, 2007, at NHC-Lewisburg.
Mr. Jones was a native of Johnson City. He was a retired laborer and member of the Baptist church.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert M. and Lena Mae Britt Jones.
Paul Alan Hopkins
Paul Alan Hopkins
Mr. Paul Alan Hopkins, 57, of Lewisburg died Friday, Dec. 28, 2007, in Columbia.
Gladys Irene Campbell Gantt
Gladys Irene Campbell Gantt Mrs. Gladys Irene Campbell Gantt, 79, died Dec. 24, 2007. She is survived by her children, Dorothy Campbell-Haynes of Nashville and Rickey (Jasmine) Campbell of Lewisburg; two grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Funeral services were Dec. 29 at Beech Creek M.B. Church with the Rev. Davie Tucker Jr., eulogist. Burial was Dec. 31 in Nashville National Veterans Cemetery...