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Obituaries from March 2008

Jewell Nix Wade Rives (03/28/08)
Jewell Nix Wade Rives Mrs. Jewell Nix Wade Rives, 91, of Tullahoma, formerly of Lewisburg, died Wednesday, March 26, 2008, at her residence. Mrs. Rives was a native of the Blue Creek Community of Giles County. She was retired from Genesco and was a homemaker.
Marjorie Gibbs (03/28/08)
Marjorie Gibbs Mrs. Marjorie Gibbs, 62, of Corinth, Miss., died Wednesday, March 26, 2008.
Katie Sue Mealer (03/28/08)
Katie Sue Mealer Mrs. Katie Sue Mealer, 76, of Lewisburg, died Tuesday, March 25, 2008, at NHC Lewisburg.
Ida Mai French-Ewing (03/26/08)
Ida Mai French-Ewing Mrs. Ida Mai French-Ewing, 86, of Lewisburg, died Sunday, March 23, 2008, at NHC Lewisburg.
Ira David Tate Martin (03/26/08)
Ira David Tate Martin Mr. Ira David Tate Martin, 24, of Lewisburg, died Friday, March 21, 2008, in an automobile accident.
Dorris Cooper Harris (03/26/08)
Dorris Cooper Harris Mrs. Dorris "Kathryn" Cooper Harris, 85, of Chapel Hill, died Thursday, March 20, 2008, at her residence after an extended illness. Mrs. Harris was a native of Davidson County. She was a homemaker and a member of the Chapel Hill United Methodist Church. Mrs. Harris was very active in the church choir and the United Methodist Women.
Katherine Lynn Hurt (03/26/08)
Katherine Lynn Hurt Katherine Lynn Hurt, 47, of Lewisburg, died Wednesday, March 19, 2008, at Maury Regional Hospital. Ms. Hurt was preceded in death by her mother, Annie P. Hurt; and sister, Sandra Hurt.
Katherine Lynn Hurt (03/26/08)
Katherine Lynn Hurt Katherine Lynn Hurt, 47, of Lewisburg, died Wednesday, March 19, 2008, at Maury Regional Hospital. Ms. Hurt was preceded in death by her mother, Annie P. Hurt; and sister, Sandra Hurt. She is survived by her daughter, Edwina Hurt of Lewisburg and grandchildren, Keshue and Isarel; six sisters, Paula Walker, Jacqueline Hurt, Debra Hurt, Peggy Jones and Katherine Ellison, all of Lewisburg, and Sarah Ewing of Jacksonville, Fla.; and eight brothers, Paul, Wendell, and William Hurt, and Dwight and Marvin Johnson, all of Lewisburg, Billy Lyttle of Nashville, Walter Hurt of Louisville, Ky., and Thomas Lyttle of Mississippi.. ...
Lola Lucille Terrell (03/26/08)
Lola Lucille Terrell Mrs. Lola Lucille Terrell, 70, of Lewisburg, died Wednesday, March 19, 2008, at St. Thomas Hospital. Mrs. Terrell was a native of Muskogee, Okla. She was a department manager for Wal-Mart and a member of the First United Methodist Church...
Mildred Wilson (03/19/08)
Mildred Wilson Mrs. Mildred Wilson, 87, of Franklin, formerly of Lewisburg, died Saturday, March 15, 2008, at NHC Cool Springs Healthcare. Mrs. Wilson was a native of Morgan County, Alabama, and owned and operated Mi-Lady's Beauty Shop in the early 1950's and was employed with Taylor's Hospital as purchasing agent in the 1980's. She was a member of the Church of Christ...
Flossie Mae Whitehead (03/19/08)
Flossie Mae Whitehead Ms. Flossie Mae Whitehead, 63, of Lewisburg, died Saturday, March 15, 2008, at her residence. Ms. Whitehead was a native of Marshall County. She was retired from Sanford Corporation and was a member of the Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, Odie and Dorothy Chilton Whitehead; brother, Ronnie Whitehead; and son-in-law, Billy Wayne Moore...
Robert Luna (03/19/08)
Robert Luna Mr. Robert "Bobby" Luna, 74, of Franklin, died Friday, March 14, 2008. Mr. Luna was a national high school All-American football player while he was at Hunstville High School and went on to play at the University of Alabama and in the NFL. ...
Mettie Todd (03/13/08)
Mettie Todd Mrs. Mettie Todd, 93, of Chapel Hill, died Tuesday, March 11, 2008, in Lewisburg. Mrs. Todd was born in Woodbury. She was a homemaker and a member of the Riggs Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert Nathan and Sally Travis Mears; husband, Joe Todd; grandson, Tim Webb; two brothers and one sister...
Rachel Ring Stephens (03/13/08)
Rachel Ring Stephens Mrs. Rachel Ring Stephens, 87, of Nashville, died Monday, March 10, 2008, following an extended illness. Mrs. Stephens was a native of Marshall County. She was retired from state government as a secretary and was a member of the Bellevue Church of Christ. She was a founder and honorary life member of Middle Tennessee Decorative Artists...
Bennie Sheppard (03/13/08)
Bennie Sheppard Mr. Bennie "Jackie" Sheppard, 73, of Lewisburg, died Monday, March 10, 2008, at NHC Merihil. Mr. Sheppard was a native of Marshall County. He was retired from Sanford Corporation and was a member of Farmington United Methodist Church...
Patsy Lee Rogers Tacker (03/13/08)
Patsy Lee Rogers Tacker Mrs. Patsy Lee Rogers Tacker, 71, of Cleveland, Tn., died Monday, March 10, 2008, at her residence. Mrs. Tacker was a native of Marshall County. She was retired from Cosmolab and was an owner and associate of Seaborne Mortgage Services of Athens, Tn. She was a member of the Church of Christ and a loving mother and grandmother whose greatest pleasure was spending time with her extended family...
Larry Agent (03/13/08)
Larry Agent Mr. Larry Agent, 63, of Lewisburg, died Saturday, March 8, 2008, at Marshall Medical Center. Mr. Agent was a native of Maury County. He served as a tank mechanic during the Vietnam War and was employed at Dole Refrigeration. He was a member of the Parkview Baptist Church...
Alvis Simmons (03/13/08)
Alvis Simmons Mr. Alvis "Billy" Simmons, 83, of Lewisburg, died Monday, March 10, 2008, at NHC Merihil. Mr. Simmons was a native of Marshall County. He was a disabled veteran of the Army and the National Guard. Mr. Simmons retired from Heil Quaker Corporation after 42 years and also worked at the Wal-Mart Garden Center for 14 years. He was a member of the Westvue Church of Christ...
Willard Deece Stinson (03/13/08)
Willard Deece Stinson Mr. Willard Deece Stinson, 68, of Olustee, Okla., died Tuesday, March 11, 2008, at his residence. Mr. Stinson was born in Madison, Tn., and graduated from Petersburg High School in 1957. He served in the Air Force for four years and worked as an electrical engineer at Altus Air Force base for 20 years. Mr. Stinson operated Stinson Electrical and A&W Pecans, and was a member of the Masonic Lodge and the Methodist Church...
Valta Lee Pigg Harris (03/13/08)
Valta Lee Pigg Harris Mrs. Valta Lee Pigg Harris, 90, of Lewisburg, died Monday, March 10, 2008, at Rosewood Manor in Columbia. Mrs. Harris was a native of Marshall County. She was a homemaker and a member of the Richland Cumberland Presbyterian Church...
Robert T. Curtis (03/13/08)
Robert T. Curtis Mr. Robert T. Curtis, 83, of Chapel Hill, died Sunday, March 9, 2008, at his residence, after several weeks of illness. Mr. Curtis was a native of Dekalb County, Tn. and was an Army veteran of World War II. He was a deacon of Smyrna Baptist Church, Chapel Hill, and was a retired farmer. He had also served as an alderman and a member of the Marshall County Equalization Board...
Bernie Cromer (03/13/08)
Bernie Cromer Mr. Bernie Cromer, 68, of Columbia, died Sunday, March 9, 2008, following an extended illness. Mr. Cromer was a native of Marshall County. He was an Army veteran and was retired from the sales and marketing department of the Nashville office of Pittman & Associates. He was a member of the National Life Underwriters and an avid antique car enthusiast...
Thomas Michael McNiff (03/13/08)
Thomas Michael McNiff Mr. Thomas Michael McNiff, 49, of Cornersville, died Thursday, March 6, 2008. Mr. McNiff was a native of Dover, Del. He was a manufacturing engineer. He was preceded in death by his father Michael McNiff. He is survived by his mother, Irene Thatcher Denham of Dover, Del.; wife, Rebecca Tucker McNiff of Cornersville; daughters, Michelle and Cassie Scott of Memphis; stepdaughters, Laura (Jeremy) Johnson of Florence, Ala. ...
Jesse Clayburn Rigsby Sr. (03/13/08)
Jesse Clayburn Rigsby Sr. Mr. Jesse C. Rigsby Sr., 81, of Eagleville, died Wednesday, March 5, 2008, at his residence. Mr. Rigsby was a native of Howe, Texas, and was a bulldozer operator and mechanic. He and his two brothers were the owners and operators of Rigsby Bros. Grocery, Garage and Construction Company of Eagleville and Allisona. He was a member of the Eagleville Baptist Church...
Geraldine Ketchum Wright (03/07/08)
Geraldine Ketchum Wright Geraldine Ketchum Wright, 64, of the Holts Corner Community, died Tuesday, March 4, 2008, after an extended illness. Mrs. Wright was a native of Murfreesboro. She was retired from Williamson County Medical Center and was a member of the Smyrna Baptist Church in Chapel Hill...
Effie Doris Finley (03/07/08)
Effie Doris Finley Mrs. Effie Doris Finley, 78, of Lewisburg, died Tuesday, March 4, 2008, at her residence. Mrs. Finley was a native of Marshall County. She was a homemaker and a member of the Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by her parents, Clenard and Maggie Beard London...
Johnny Mai Pigg (03/07/08)
Johnny Mai Pigg Johnny Mai Pigg, 86, of Cornersville, died Tuesday, March 4, 2008, at her residence. She was preceded in death by her parents, Annie Mai and John Walker of Giles County; and her husband, Leonard Pigg. She is survived by four sons, Joe Lynn Pigg of Cornersville, Leonard Pigg, Jr. ...
Danny Underwood (03/07/08)
Danny Underwood Mr. Danny Underwood, 30, of Unionville, died Monday, March 3, 2008, at Bedford County Medical Center, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Mr. Underwood was a native of Bedford County and was employed as a welder at Holt Specialty Equipment in Eagleville...
Lois B. Telford (03/07/08)
Lois B. Telford Mrs. Lois B. Telford, 77, died Sunday, March 2, 2008, at Yuma Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Telford was born in Lewisburg and lived here until 1967, when she moved to Yuma, Ariz., with her three children. She was a member of the Arizona Business Women's Association and the American Society of Interior Designers...
Israel Ramirez (03/05/08)
Israel Ramirez Mr. Israel Ramirez, 35, of the Delina Community, died Sunday, March 2, 2008, at his residence. Mr. Ramirez was a native of Oaxaca, Mexico. He was a concrete finisher and a member of the Church of Christ. He is survived by his parents, Constantino and Dorotea Muņoz Ramirez; wife, Jennifer E. ...
Billy Lunn McDaniel (03/05/08)
Billy Lunn McDaniel Mr. Billy Lunn McDaniel, 66, of the Bedford Community, was dead on arrival at Bedford County Medical Center, Sunday, March 2, 2008. Mr. McDaniel was a native of Marshall County. He was a retired roofing contractor and a member of the Baptist church...
Ruby Lee Harper Shaw (03/05/08)
Ruby Lee Harper Shaw Mrs. Ruby Lee Harper Shaw, 91, of Lewisburg, died Sunday, March 2, 2008, in Columbia. Mrs. Shaw was a native of Marshall County. She was a member of the Church of Christ and was retired from Red Cedar Pencil Company. She was preceded in death by her parents, Thomas Lee and Eugene Earl Morgan Harper; husband, Ezell Shaw; six brothers; and two sisters...
Dorothy L. Adams Huff (03/05/08)
Dorothy L. Adams Huff Mrs. Dorothy L. Adams Huff, 73, of North Laurel Circle in Columbia, died Saturday, March 1, 2008, at Country Side Nursing Home in Lawrenceburg. Mrs. Huff was a native of Maury County. She was a past president of the Alzheimer's Support Group and was of the Baptist faith...
Hubert S. Crick (03/05/08)
Hubert S. Crick Mr. Hubert S. Crick, 92, of Chapel Hill, died Saturday, March 1, 2008, following an extended illness. Mr. Crick was a life long farmer and a member of St. Paul's United Methodist Church in the Rover Community of Bedford County. He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry and Amy Rodgers Crick; wife, Ethel Glenn Crick; daughter, Emily Fay Crick; two sisters, Myrtle and Ruth Crick; and brother, Gordon Crick...
W.A. Hartley (03/05/08)
W.A. Hartley Mr. W. A. "Will" Hartley, 78, of Nashville, died Friday, Feb. 29, 2008, following an extended illness. Mr. Hartley was a native of Williamson County. He was a retired maintenance engineer. He was preceded in death by his parents, Essie Euin and Frances Rebecca Vaughn Hartley; wife, Lucille Drennon Hartley; brother, Paul Hartley; and sisters, Dovie Giles, Marietta Beard, and Classie Lancaster...
Juanita Close (03/05/08)
Juanita Close Mrs. Juanita Close, 73, of Cornersville, died Friday, February 29, 2008, at Marshall Medical Center. Mrs. Close was a native of Marshall County. She was a homemaker and a member of the East Commerce Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, Leonard Ezell Stephens and Louise Estes; a son, James Michael Wright; and an uncle, James Estes...
Robert Carl Watson, Jr. (03/05/08)
Robert Carl Watson, Jr. Mr. Robert Carl Watson, Jr., 37, of Cornersville, died Tuesday, February 26, 2008, at his residence. Mr. Watson was a native of Stuart, Fla. He was self-employed as a sheet rock laborer. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Jarvis and Dolly Smith...