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Obituaries from October 2009

Obituary: Beatrice Noma Franklin (10/30/09)
Beatrice Noma Franklin, 75, of Lewisburg, died Monday Oct. 26, 2009, at her residence. Mrs. Franklin was a native of Mize, Ky. She was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her parents, Daniel G. Puckett and Rose Mae Ross; husband, Cecil Leon Franklin; and seven sisters...
Obituary: Alexia Brook Odum (10/30/09)
Alexia Brook Odum, 3-year-old daughter of Jason and Christy Odum of Memphis, died Sunday, Oct. 25, 2009, in LeBonheur Children's Hospital. In addition to her parents, Alexia is survived by two brothers, Jason Michael Odum Jr. and Tristin Davis, both of Memphis...
Obituary: Charles Alton Young (10/30/09)
Charles Alton Young, 66, of the Verona-Caney community of Marshall County, died Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2009, at his residence. Mr. Young was a native of White County, Tenn., and was a retired factory worker. He was preceded in death by his parents, Charlie and Bessie Silcox Young,...
Obituary: Clarence Emory Minor (10/28/09)
Clarence Emory Minor, 84, of Lewisburg, died Sunday, Oct. 25, 2009, in NHC Lewisburg Healthcare. Mr. Minor was a native of Maury County. He served in the Army during World War II as a member of the 28th Pennsylvania Infantry. He was wounded during the Normandy Campaign, and again at the Battle of the Bulge and received the Purple Heart with an Oak Leaf Cluster. ...
Obituary: Marvin Lewis Maupin (10/28/09)
Marvin Lewis Maupin, 72, of the Verona Community, died Saturday, Oct. 24, 2009, at NHC Lewisburg Healthcare. Mr. Maupin was a native of Marshall County, and was well known throughout the County for selling peanuts from his yellow scooter. He was a member of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church...
Obituary: William Kenneth Ellis (10/28/09)
William Kenneth Ellis, 56, of Lewisburg, died Saturday, Oct. 24, 2009, at Marshall Medical Center. Mr. Ellis was a native of Clarksville. He was an employee of the U.S. Postal Service. He was a 4th Degree Member of the Knights of Columbus and was active in the National Association of Letter Carriers. He was a member of St. John's Catholic Church...
Obituary: Clara Ruth Smith Richardson (10/28/09)
Clara Ruth Smith Richardson, 89, of Petersburg, died Thursday, Oct. 22, 2009, at NHC Oakwood. Mrs. Richardson was a native of Lincoln County. She was a housewife and a member of the First Baptist Church of Petersburg. She was preceded in death by her parents, Leonard Anthony and Alma Ida Smith; husband, Fred Landess Richardson Sr.; sisters, Daisy Johnson, Dot McAlister, Elizabeth Warren, and Jean Smith; and grandson, Donnie Ray Richardson...
Obituary: Beatrice Noma Franklin (10/28/09)
Beatrice Noma Franklin, 75, of Lewisburg, died Monday Oct. 26, 2009, at her residence. Mrs. Franklin was a native of Mize, Ky. She was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her parents, Daniel G. Puckett and Rose Mae Ross, and seven sisters. She is survived by her sons, Larry Lee Franklin of Yuma, Ariz. ...
Obituary: Alberta Kathleen Price Garriott (10/28/09)
Alberta Kathleen Price Garriott, 83, of Lewisburg, formerly of Louisville, Ky., died Sunday, Oct. 25, 2009, in Lewisburg. Mrs. Garriott was a native of Louisville. She was retired from Carrier Corporation of Louisville and was a member of Southside Baptist Church in Louisville...
Obituary: Lucy F. Roberts (10/28/09)
Lucy F. Roberts, 69, of Shelbyville, Ind., died Friday, Oct. 23, 2009, at her residence. Mrs. Roberts was a native of Elkton, Tenn. She was retired from Electrosound Corporation and was a member of the Flat Rock Christian Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, James Tobe and Dana Watkins Hurd; husband, Clayborne Roberts; daughter, Trudy Roberts; one brother and one sister...
Obituary: Mildred Virginia Griffin Carroll (10/28/09)
Mildred Virginia Griffin Carroll, 77, of Lewisburg, died Friday, Oct. 23, 2009, at Meadowbrook Nursing Home in Pulaski. Mrs. Carroll was a native of Giles County. She was a homemaker and a devoted wife and mother. She was preceded in death by her parents, Viola Pewitt Griffin and Ingomar Griffin Sr.; brothers, Jerry, Robert, and Ingomar Griffin Jr.; and sisters, Francis Robinson and Helen White...
Obituary: Louise Branan White (10/28/09)
Louise Branan White, 89, died Sunday, Oct. 25, 2009, at Maury Regional Hospital. Mrs. White loved people and sports, and spent her entire life focused on others. She was a communicant at St. John's Catholic Church in Lewisburg. She said her greatest personal accomplishment was winning the title of " Free Throw Champion of Arkansas" at the 1939 Arkansas Girls State High School Basketball Tournament...
Obituary: Margarette Louise DeFoe Cashion (10/23/09)
Margarette Louise DeFoe Cashion, 88, of Lewisburg, died Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2009, at her residence. Mrs. Cashion was a native of Marshall County. She was a homemaker and member of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, Lewis Albert and Mamie Louise Jones DeFoe; husband, Sherrell Morgan Cashion; sister, Cora Winnett; brothers, Loyd and Bill DeFoe; and grandson, Benjamin Cody Cashion...
Obituary: Aline Stinnett Whitesell (10/23/09)
Aline Stinnett Whitesell, 84, of Lewisburg, died Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2009, in St. Thomas Hospital. Mrs. Whitesell was a native of Williamson County. She was employed by Kroger for 20 years; was co-owner of I-65 31A Truck Stop (now known as the Tennessean) for seven years; and retired from the Tennessee Department of Transportation at Belfast in 1990. She was a member of the Church of Christ...
Obituary: Mary Lou Childress Osborne (10/23/09)
Mary Lou Childress Osborne, 75, of Culleoka, died Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2009, at Life Care Center of Columbia. Mrs. Osborne was a native of Maury County. She was a homemaker and farmer, and a great cook. She was a member of Campbell Station Church of Christ...
Obituary: Earle B. Owen Jr. (10/21/09)
Earle B. Owen Jr., 74, formerly of Lewisburg, died Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2009, at Alive Hospice Residence in Nashville after a courageous three-year battle with cancer. Mr. Owen was born in Roanoke, Va. He served in the Air Force, and retired from Teledyne Lewisburg in 2002, after more than 24 years of service...
Obituary: James Tate (10/21/09)
James Tate, 75, of Fayetteville, died Friday, Oct. 16, 2009, at his residence. Mr. Tate was a native of Marshall County. He was a retired supervisor at Moon's Pencil Company, and served as an elder at the Cyruston Church of Christ. He was preceded in death by his parents, Willie L. and Judy Jewell Hobby Tate; sisters, Francis McClenny, Dora Lou Johnson, and Ruby Guthry; brother, Willie Lavoy Tate; and three grandchildren...
Obituary: Fred A. Rose (10/21/09)
Rose, Fred A. -age 91, a lifelong resident of Knoxville, died Saturday morning October 10, 2009 at his Holston Hills home. He was a member of Central United Methodist Church and the Married Couples Sunday School Class and had served as Chairman of the Board of Stewards of the church. ...
Obituary: Emmett Noel Kennon (10/21/09)
Emmett Noel Kennon, a lifetime resident of Nashville, TN passed away at Vanderbilt University Hospital on Friday, October 16, 2009 at the age of 94. Mr. Kennon was born on May 12, 1915. He was the son of the late Catherine and Emmett N. Kennon, Sr. Mr. Kennon graduated from Central High School in 1934 and Tennessee State Teachers College (now MTSU) in 1938. While at TSTC, he lettered in football and baseball, in addition to writing for the school newspaper...
Obituary: Paul Lloyd Hazlett (10/21/09)
Paul Lloyd Hazlett, 73 of Cornersville, died Friday, Oct. 16, 2009, at NHC Oakwood, following an extended illness. Mr. Hazlett was a native of Petersburg. He was of the Baptist faith and was a retired carpenter and horse trainer. He was preceded in death by his parents, Tommy Lloyd and Ellen Ruth Clifford Hazlett, and sister, Jodi Hazlett...
Obituary: Bobby Wilson Gower (10/21/09)
Bobby Wilson Gower, 73, of Lewisburg, died Thursday, Oct. 15, 2009, at NHC Oakwood. Per his request, his remains were cremated. There will be no services, but his cremains will be buried in Mars Hill Cemetery. He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert W. and Ruby Mae Kuna Gower...
Obituary: W.B. Ashby (10/21/09)
W. B. Ashby, 86, of Lewisburg, died Friday, Oct. 16, 2009, in Columbia. Mr. Ashby was born in Lincoln County. He was a retired construction worker and farmer. He was preceded in death by his parents, John Martin and Mollie Dean Ashby,; four sisters; and two brothers...
Obituary: Macel Gillum (10/21/09)
Obituary: Mitzey R. Sanders (10/21/09)
Mitzey R. Sanders, 40, of Shelbyville, died Friday, Oct. 16, 2009, at her residence. Ms. Sanders was a member of the Kingdom Hall in Shelbyville. She was employed by the Marshall County School System while she lived in Lewisburg. She was preceded in death by her mother, Brenda Sanders, and grandparents, Grace and Lacey Sanders, all of Lewisburg...
Obituary: Julia Elizabeth Williams (10/16/09)
Julia Elizabeth Williams, 85, of Cornersville, died Thursday, Oct. 15, 2009, in NHC Oakwood. Mrs. Williams was a native of Giles County. She was retired from Faber-Castell and was a member of Cornersville First Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, Grady and Katie Porterfield Griggs, and husband, William Everette Williams...
Obituary: Rachel A. Norton (10/16/09)
Rachel A. Norton, 73, of Huntsville, died Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2009. She is survived by her husband, William E. Norton, and daughter, Wanda Tucker, both of Huntsville; sons, Richard Norton of Madison, Ala. and Randal Norton of Huntsville; brother, J. W. Harper of Lewisburg; sister, June Cook of New Market; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren...
Obituary: Sandra Burklin Williams (10/14/09)
Sandra Burklin Williams, 68, of College Grove, died Friday, Oct. 9, 2009, at her residence, following an extended illness. Mrs. Williams was a native of Davidson County. She was a homemaker and a retired nurse. She was preceded in death by her father, Oscar Kenneth Burklin...
Obituary: James McDuff Thomas (10/14/09)
James McDuff Thomas, 67, of Athens, Ala., formerly of Lewisburg, died Friday, Oct. 9, 2009, in Maury Regional Hospital. Mr. Thomas was a native of Bedford County. He was a farmer and a member of the Methodist Church. He was preceded in death by his parents, J.T. and Gladys Wilson Thomas, and...
Obituary: Lillian Katherine Hilliard Chunn (10/14/09)
Lillian Katherine Hilliard Chunn, 89, of Lewisburg, died Friday, Oct. 9, 2009, in Home Sweet Home Assisted Living. Mrs. Chunn was a native of Marshall County. She was a homemaker and member of the Cornersville Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, Ernest and Leslie Bell Nelson Hilliard; husband, Hayes Chunn; and siblings, Geneva Church, Lois Sanders, Dorothy Locke, Frances Hilliard, and Joe Hilliard. ...
Obituary: Billy Joe Sullivan (10/14/09)
Billy Joe Sullivan, 67, died Sunday, Sept. 27, 2009, at Islip Terrace, N. Y. Mr. Sullivan was born in Athens, Ala. and grew up in Marshall County. He is survived by his wife, Janet Sullivan; brother, Larry Sullivan; sister, Debbra Hollingsworth; nieces, Renea Sullivan and Sherri Haley; nephew, Billy Sullivan; two great-nephews, Will and David Haley; two great-nieces, Cassie and Amanda Haley; and a close cousin, Pam (William) Whitehead...
Obituary: Bobby Gene Goetz (10/14/09)
Bobby Gene Goetz, 43, died Friday, Oct. 9, 2009, at Maury Regional Medical Center. Mr. Goetz was the son of Otto Eugene and Patricia Ann Tindell Goetz. He was retired from the Tennessean Truck Stop in Cornersville, and was a member of Lighthouse Church...
Obituary: Lillis Alene Capley Stewmon (10/09/09)
Lillis Alene Capley Stewmon, 93, of Lewisburg, died Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2009, in NHC Lewisburg. Mrs. Stewmon was a native of Marshall County. She was retired from Wal-Mart as a sales clerk and was a member of the Westvue Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by her mother, Sadie McCollum Pearson; first husband, Edward Capley; and second husband, Joe Stewmon...
Obituary: Merle Smith (10/07/09)
Merle Smith, 80, of Rockvale, died Thursday, Oct. 1, 2009, in Murfreesboro. Mrs. Smith was a native of Lincoln County. She was a homemaker and a retired bookkeeper for Crosslin Supply Company in Eagleville. She was a member of Rockvale Cumberland Presbyterian Church. For 17 years Mrs. Smith was the pianist for the Stem Quartet, which performed throughout Tennessee, Alabama, and Kentucky...
Obituary: Betty Ann Capps (10/07/09)
Obituary: Brooksie Pugh (10/07/09)
Brooksie Pugh, 79, of Unionville, died Friday, Oct. 2, 2009, in Shelbyville. Mrs. Pugh was born in Marshall County. She was a member of South Berlin Cumberland Presbyterian Church and was a homemaker and retired factory worker. She was preceded in death by her parents, Albert and Ethel Mae Culver Sharp; husband, Joe Bill Pugh; daughter, Betty Jo Newsom; and son, Danny Pugh...
Obituary: Janie Louise Fisher Smithson (10/07/09)
Janie Louise Fisher Smithson, 73, died Friday, Oct. 2, 2009, at Heritage Medical Center. Mrs. Smithson was a native of Bedford County. She was a veteran of the Navy and retired from Bell South. She also held membership in the Town and Country Garden Club and the Daughters of the American Revolution. She was an active member of First Christian Church...
Obituary: Anderson Joyce (10/07/09)
Anderson "Andy" Joyce, 76, of Chapel Hill, died Thursday, Oct. 1, 2009. Mr. Joyce was a native of Marshall County.He was a veteran of the Army and was a retired press operator for the former Inter-City Products. He was preceded in death by his parents, Claude and Minnie Bell Vaughn Joyce, and a sister, Anna Margaret Gillespie...
Obituary: Lyda Speer Kirby (10/06/09)
Lyda "Chick" Speer Kirby, 89, of Lynchburg, died Sunday, Oct. 4, 2009, at Lynchburg Nursing Center following an extended illness. Mrs. Kirby was self-employed, owning numerous businesses during her working years. She was a member of the Brandon's Chapel Methodist Church in Lynchburg...
Obituary: Vanessa L. Gold-Rush (10/02/09)
Mrs. Vanessa L. Gold-Rush, age 46 of Lewisburg, died Monday, September 28, 2009 in Marshall Medical Center. Vanessa was a native of Marshall County, Tennessee and daughter of Bill E. Gold of Lewisburg and Kathy London Palka, also, of Lewisburg. She was a member of East Commerce Baptist Church...
Obituary: Doug Cathey (10/02/09)
Doug Cathey, 70, of Columbia, died Monday, Sept. 28, 2009, in Nashville. Mr. Cathey was a native of Williamson County. He was a retired autoworker. He was preceded in death by his parents, Buford Allen Cathey and Annie Irene Wiley Chunn. He is survived by his daughters, Jamie Stephens of Columbia, Lori Ann Holt of Lewisburg, and Carla Clayton of Lawrenceburg; son, Brian Douglas Cathey of Columbia; brothers, Marshall Chunn and Jimmy Skinner of the Caney Spring Community of Marshall County; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.. ...
Obituary: Henry Freeman Butler (10/02/09)
Mr. Henry Freeman Butler, age 78 of Columbus, Ohio, died Monday, September 21, 2009 at his residence. Mr. Butler was a native of Dayton, Ohio and son of the late Clifford P. and Viola Harrod Butler. He was a retired Bank Security Guard. One sister, Dorothy Grubb and brother, Ralph Butler both of Lewisburg, survive him...
Obituary: Fannie B. Turner (10/02/09)
Fannie B. Turner, 89, died Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2009, at her home in Shelbyville. She was baptized in the Church of God and later moved her membership to the Greater First Baptist Church in Lewisburg. She was preceded in death by her parents, Della Nance Turner and William Bill Turner, granddaughter Jacquelia Benita O'Neal, one granddaughter and a nephew...