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Obituaries from August 2009

Obituary: James Albert Seisser (08/31/09)
James Albert Seisser, 71, of the Farmington Community of Marshall County, died Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2009, at NHC Lewisburg. Mr. Seisser was a retired automobile salesman. He was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence and Evelyn Woodham Seisser. He is survived by three sons, Tim Seisser of the Farmington Community, and Adam and Kenneth Seisser, both of Lewisburg; sister, Linda Wright of Texas; and three grandchildren...
Public records (08/31/09)
Obituary: C.K. Ervin (08/31/09)
Obituary: Laurene Phifer Chapman (08/26/09)
Laurene Phifer Chapman, 92, of Lewisburg, died Thursday, Aug. 20, 2009, at her residence. Mrs. Chapman was a native of Marshall County. She was a homemaker and member of the Farmington Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by her parents, Jim and Ozella Crabtree Adams; first husband, Kenny Phifer; second husband, Thurman Chapman; daughter, Betty Jean Webb; two sisters, Ethel Roberts and Bernice Davis; and three brothers, Solon Adams, Jimmy L. Adams, and Clarence Adams...
Obituary: Harold Dennis (08/26/09)
Harold "Hal" Dennis, 50, of Shelbyville, died Sunday, Aug. 23, 2009, at Heritage Medical Center. Mr. Dennis was a native of Shawnee, Okla. He was a retired automaker with General Motors. He was preceded in death by his father, Franklin Dennis. He is survived by his wife, Laura Dennis of Shelbyville; daughters, Christina Moore of Shelbyville and Christal Dennis of Unionville; son, Chris Langley of New Castle, Okla.; mother, Nona Wallis Dennis of Eufaula, Okla.; sister, Deniece Munoz of Oklahoma City; brothers, Ricky Dennis of New Castle, Okla. ...
Obituary: Velma Gordon (08/26/09)
Velma Gordon, 95, of Milligan, Fla., died Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2009, following an extended illness. Mrs. Gordon was a native of Pollard, Ala. She was a school lunchroom supervisor and manger for more than 23 years and was a member of the Milligan Baptist Church...
Obituary: Elizabeth Irene Rowe (08/26/09)
Elizabeth Irene Rowe, 84, of Lewisburg, died Thursday, Aug. 20, 2009, at Donalson Care Center in Fayetteville. Ms. Rowe was a native of Giles County. She was retired from Cosmolab. She was preceded in death by her parents, Clarence Ewing and Eva Liney Medley Rowe, and daughter, Sharon Inez Lovett...
Obituary: Howall Ray Burrow Sr. (08/26/09)
Howall Ray Burrow Sr., 78, of Lewisburg, died Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2009, at Maury Regional Medical Center. Mr. Burrow was a native of Marshall County. He was retired from Alliance Machine Works, and had also served his country in the National Guard. He was preceded in death by his parents, Jessie Paul and Ila Mae Fisher Burrow, and son, Michael Jay Burrow...
Obituary: Martha Steagall (08/26/09)
Martha Steagall, 79, of the Verona Community of Marshall County, died Saturday, Aug. 22, 2009, at her residence. Mrs. Steagall was a native of Bedford County. She retired from American Can Company of Shelbyville after 26 years of service. Mrs. Steagall was a member of LifeSong Family Church in Lewisburg...
Obituary: Judy Ann Gatlin (08/21/09)
Mrs. Judy Ann Gatlin, 59 of Lebanon, formerly of Lewisburg, passed away on Wednesday, August 18, 2009. She was a Licensed Practical Nurse. She is preceded in death by her parents, Roy and Louise Cummings Slaughter, a half brother, Roy James Slaughter and a half sister, Elizabeth Poteete...
Obituary: Juanita Rhodes Sowell (08/21/09)
Mrs. Juanita Rhodes Sowell, 87, of the Springplace Community, passed away on Wednesday, August 19, 2009. A native of Marshall County she was the daughter of the late. She was a homemaker and a member of the Richland Cumberland Presbyterian Church. In addition to her parents, Asie Floyd Rhodes and Nana Tucker Rhodes, she is preceded in death by her husband, Cecil L. ...
Obituary: Sadie Mae Hemphill (08/21/09)
Sadie Mae Hemphill, 87, of Petersburg, died Thursday, Aug. 13, 2009, at NHC Oakwood. Mrs. Hemphill was a native of Lincoln County and a member of the Jehovah's Witnesses Kingdom Hall in Fayetteville. She was employed at Heil Quaker/ICP for 15 years...
Obituary: Andrew (A.J.) Lindsey (08/21/09)
Andrew (A.J.) Lindsey, 82, died Monday, August 10, 2009. He was preceded in death by his parents, Alphonza and Mammie Thomas Lindsey; brothers Lonnie Bagley, Earnest Lindsey and Leethwood Lindsey; and a son, Steve Kennon. He is survived by his wife, Eva Annette Goggins Lindsey; his children, Bobby H. ...
Obituary: Melanie F. Pinkston (08/21/09)
Melanie F. Pinkston, 52, a lifelong resident of the Swartz Creek, Mich., area, died Tuesday, August 18, 2009, at McLaren Regional Medical Center in Michigan. She will be buried 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23, at Bryant Cemetery in Lewisburg. Contributions can be made to Christian Education at Columbia Academy, 1101 W. 7th St., Columbia TN 48401...
Public records (08/21/09)
Obituary: George Kenneth Smith (08/19/09)
George Kenneth "Kenny" Smith, 49, formerly of Lewisburg, died Thursday, August 13, 2009, in Southhaven, Miss. Mr. Smith was a native of Marshall County and worked as a construction laboror. He is survived by his parents, George C. and Larry Sue Smith of Lewisburg; daughter, Kendra Lynn Smith of Shelbyville; sister, Kami Jackson, and brother, Keith Smith, both of Lewisburg...
Obituary: Ophelia Stokes Lovely (08/19/09)
Ophelia Stokes Lovely, 54, of Cornersville, died Friday, Aug. 14, 2009, in Maury Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Lovely was a native of Marshall County. She was employed by Cosmolab for 36 years and was a member of the Cornersville First Baptist Church...
Obituary: Lula Mae Hillis (08/19/09)
Lula Mae Hillis, 82, of Flintville, died Thursday, Aug. 13, 2009, in the Lincoln Medical Center. Mrs. Hillis was a native of Madison County, Ala. She was a housewife and a member of the Baptist church. She was preceded in death by her parents, Dave and Lizzie Holder Painter, and her husband, Hoyte Hillis...
Obituary: Randall Garner (08/19/09)
Randall Garner, 47, of Pulaski, died Sunday, Aug. 16, 2009, at Hillside Hospital in Pulaski. Mr. Garner was employed at Timken. He was preceded in death by his father, Robert Louis Garner. He is survived by his wife, Loretta Garner, and son, James Robert Garner, both of Pulaski; daughter, Heather Garner Roberson of Chapel Hill; mother, Betty Jean Sands Garner of Pulaski; brothers, Robert Glenn Garner of Ardmore, Ala. and Kevin Louis Garner of Prospect; and a grandson, Bo Adam Schrimsher...
Valentine: Apologies get out of hand (08/14/09)
Here we go again. The Senate is apologizing to another group of people who, undoubtedly, got screwed sometime in the past but none of us had anything to do with it. The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs passed a resolution apologizing for the treatment of Indians. ...
Obituary: Lorraine Frances Portwood Prewitt (08/14/09)
Lorraine Frances Portwood Prewitt, 69, of Lewisburg, died Monday, Aug. 10, 2009, at NHC-Lewisburg. Mrs. Prewitt was a native of Liberty, Mo. She was a retired hairdresser and a member of the Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, Helen Lorraine Compton and Frances Matthew Portwood; son, James Prewitt; and brother, Tommy Lee Portwood...
Obituary: Josie Lou Poarch Talley (08/14/09)
Josie Lou Poarch Talley, 72, of Lewisburg, died Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2009, in Maury Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Talley was a native of Lincoln County. She was a homemaker and a member of the Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by her parents, Lillie Ball Poarch And Golie Poarch; son, Donald Holder; and other brothers and sisters...
Obituary: Mary E. Blackwell (08/12/09)
Mary E. Blackwell, 63, of Lewisburg, died Thursday, Aug. 6, 2009, at NHC-Oakwood. Mrs. Blackwell was a native of Williamson County. She was a self-employed flea-marketer, and a member of the First Assembly of God of Lewisburg. She was preceded in death by her parents, Paul Newcomb and Rebecca Brown...
Obituary: Garno T. Moore (08/12/09)
Garno T. Moore, 90, of Lewisburg, died Saturday, Aug. 8, 2009, at NHC-Lewisburg. Mr. Moore was born in the Caney Springs Community of Marshall County. He was a veteran of World War II, who retired after 40-plus years of service at Genesco and the City of Lewisburg Recreation Center. He was a member of Church Street Church of Christ in Lewisburg...
Obituary: Lorraine Frances Portwood Prewitt (08/12/09)
Lorraine Frances Portwood Prewitt, 69, of Lewisburg, died Monday, Aug. 10, 2009, at NHC-Lewisburg. Mrs. Prewitt was a native of Liberty, Mo. She was a retired hairdresser and a member of the Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, Helen Lorraine Compton and Frances Matthew Portwood; son, James Prewitt; and brother, Tommy Lee Portwood...
Obituary: Elise Fox Wheeler (08/12/09)
Elise Fox Wheeler, 90, of Holt's Corner, formerly of Cornersville, died Thursday, Aug. 6, 2009, in NHC Columbia Healthcare. Mrs. Wheeler 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, Burch and Nettie Fox...
Obituary: J. D. Finley (08/12/09)
J. D. "Petey" Finley, 80, of Lewisburg, died Sunday, Aug. 9, 2009, in NHC Healthcare. Mr. Finley was a native of Lincoln County. He was a retired dairy farmer and a member of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church. He was preceded in death by his parents, Jesse Darnell and Lizzie Viola Holly Finley...
Obituary: William Thomas Dunnavant (08/12/09)
William Thomas "Bubba" Dunnavant, 40, of Lewisburg, died Thursday, Aug. 6, 2009, at his residence. Mr. Dunnavant was a native of Bedford County. He was an HVAC installer and a member of the Farmington Church of Christ. He was preceded in death by his parents, Tommy Dunnavant of Murfreesboro and Frances Stafford Davis, and stepfather, Leonard Davis...
Obituary: Raymond Kohler Bills (08/12/09)
Raymond "Ray" Kohler Bills, 82, of Lewisburg, died Saturday, Aug. 8, 2009, at his residence. Mr. Bills was a native of Marshall County. He served his country in the Air Force during World War II. He was retired from the Marshall County Highway Department and formerly served as an elder in the Hardin Chapel Church of Christ...
Obituary: Dimple Dean Wilkerson Wilson (08/07/09)
Funeral services for Mrs. Dimple Dean Wilkerson Wilson, Age 85 of Dickson, Tn will be conducted Saturday, August 8, 2009 at 1 PM from the Chapel of the Taylor Funeral Home with Gaylan Brown and Steve Baggett officiating. Place of rest will be in the Marvin Addition of the Dickson Union Cemetery. Those desiring, memorials may be made to the Alive Hospice, Pomona Church of Christ or the Norwood Church of Christ of Knoxville. Services under the direction of the Taylor Funeral Home...
Obituary: John Curtis Hickman (08/07/09)
Mr. John Curtis Hickman, age 86 of the Robertson Fork Community died Tuesday, August 4, 2009 at his residence. Mr. Hickman was a native of Maury County, Tennessee and son of the late Jesse Allen and Nona Thurman Hickman. He was a farmer and retired from Heil-Quaker Corporation as a storekeeper...
Obituary: Catherine Margaret Lowe (08/07/09)
Catherine Margaret Lowe, 75, of Cornersville, died Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2009, in Maury Regional Hospital. Mrs. Lowe was a native of Middletown, N. Y. She was a housewife and a member of the Catholic Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, Ralph K. and Margaret McCollum...
Obituary: Rose Sims (08/05/09)
Rose Sims, a beloved mother, daughter, and sister went to the great heavens on Tuesday, July 28, 2009 after a short battle with colon cancer. Memorials: Memorial contributions may be made to Covenant Hospice, 3221 Collinsworth, Ste. 160, Fort Worth, Tx. 76107...
Obituary: James Ricky Brogan (08/05/09)
James Ricky Brogan, 57, of Lewisburg, died Friday, July 31, 2009, at his residence. Mr. Brogan was a native of Boise, Idaho. He was a former employee of Heil Quaker Corporation with 25 years of service, an employee of Goodman Corporation for the past three and a half years, and was a member of the Baptist church...
Obituary: Michael Lamont Holder (08/05/09)
Michael Lamont Holder, 50, of Chattanooga, died Thursday, July 16, 2009, in Memorial Hospital after an extended illness. He is survived by his long-time partner, Lamar Heard of Chattanooga; father and stepmother, Allen and Dot Holder of Lewisburg; mother, Ruth Branson of California; brother, Gary Holder of Park City, Ala., and two stepbrothers, Anthony Bowden and Wickey Gower, both of Lewisburg...
Obituary: Willie Davis Jett (08/05/09)
Willie Davis Jett, 91, of Franklin, formerly of Lewisburg, died Sunday, Aug. 2, 2009. Mrs. Jett was preceded in death by her parents, William Henry and Maudie Evitt Davis; husband, Howard Jett; grandson, Mark Anthony Ladd; and stepchildren, Frances Miller, Howard Jett Jr. and Paul Jett...
Obituary: Ronnie Levern Patterson (08/05/09)
Ronnie Levern Patterson, 46, died Wednesday, July 29, 2009, at her residence in Pulaski. Ms. Levern was a member of Mt. Carmel Missionary Baptist Church in Lewisburg and was an employee at Arby's. She is survived by Mr. and Mrs. Joe Patterson; son, Norman Phillips; daughter, Renita Patterson; brother, Randolph Patterson; sisters, Judith Ward, Joeleen Magraff and Janice Crower; and five grandchildren, all of Pulaski...
Public records (08/05/09)
Marriage Licenses William Thomas Fields and Ashley Lynn Gleghorn; Benjamin Lee Harrington and Rose Mary Black; Joshua Earl Lankford and Stefanie Kaye Dawes; Danny Kenneth Montes and Cynthia Carol Andrews Hargrove; Daniel Aris Richardson and Michaela Delaine Wells...