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Obituaries from January 2010

Obituary: Jason Michael Burks Medel (01/29/10)
Jason Michael Burks Medel, 24, of Lewisburg, died Sunday, Jan. 24, 2010. Mr. Medel was a native of Michigan. He was employed as a construction worker with Scene One Construction. He was preceded in death by his brother, Joey Burks. He is survived by his parents, Michael Medel of Michigan and Tammy Cole Underwood of Lewisburg; stepfather, Dene Underwood of Lewisburg; daughter, Leah Jean Medel of Iowa; brothers, Jacob and Joshua Peter, both of Lewisburg; stepsister, Kersten Underwood; stepbrother, Joshua Underwood of Lewisburg; grandparents, Betty and Joe Spry of Lewisburg; aunt, Tina Williamson of West Virginia; uncle, Ray Cole of Lewisburg; and a host of friends and family.. ...
Obituary: Bruce Dorris Baugher (01/27/10)
Bruce Dorris Baugher, 76, of Lewisburg, died Thursday, Jan. 21, 2010, at his residence. Mr. Baugher was a native of Limestone County, Ala. He was retired from Walker Die Casting and was a member of Bluff Springs Church of Christ. He was preceded in death by his parents, Asa Miles and Mattie Ophelia Vincent Baugher; brother, Asa "Tiny" Baugher; and sister, Wynell Peete...
Obituary: Thomas H. Lynch (01/27/10)
Thomas H. Lynch, 82, of Chapel Hill, died Thursday, Jan. 21, 2010, in Shelbyville. Mr. Lynch was born in Bedford County. He served in the Army and was a retired highway construction worker. Mr. Lynch was a member of North Fork Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his parents, Hiram Edgar Lee and Mary Ella Davis Lynch; sisters, Viola Lynch, Gracie Allen, Bessie Underwood, Alice Lynch, and Susie M. Lynch; and brothers, J.R. Lynch and Robert Edward Lynch...
Obituary: Renelda Ann O'Saile (01/27/10)
Renelda Ann O'Saile, 43, died Saturday, Jan. 23, 2010, in Lewisburg. Mrs. O'Saile was preceded in death by her grandparents, Nathaniel and Ruth Allen and Ellick and Katie Harris, as well as Annie Bell Hobbs Harris; aunt, Mosie Warr; uncles, Nathaniel Allen Jr., Charles Allen, and Shelly Harris; and honorary uncle, Bob Davis...
Obituary: Jessie Mae Tolliver Owens (01/27/10)
Jessie Mae Tolliver Owens, 74, of Lewisburg, died Saturday, Jan. 23, 2010, at her residence. Mrs. Owens was a native of Lynnville. She was a homemaker, a domestic worker and a member of the Second Avenue Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by her parents, Laura Alexander Tolliver and Jessie Tolliver Sr.; sisters, Edna Tolliver and Rose Scribner; and daughter, Rosemary Davis...
Obituary: Hershel Elmer Bivens (01/27/10)
Hershel Elmer Bivens, 95, died Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2010, at Standing Stone Care and Rehabilitation Center in Monterey, Tenn. Mr. Bivens, fondly known as "Mr. Elmer" or "Mr. B.," was a native of Hardin County. In 1943, he and his wife moved to Friendship and began a series of businesses. ...
Obituary: Paulette Rainey (01/27/10)
Paulette Rainey, 62, of Lewisburg, died Saturday, Jan. 23, 2010, in Maury Regional Hospital. Ms. Rainey was a native of Marshall County. She was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her parents, Leslie Bennett and Rena Mae Young Paul, and sister, June Fears...
Obituary: Frances K. Purdom (01/27/10)
Frances K. Purdom, 76, of Nolensville, died Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2010, in Nashville. Mrs. Purdom was born in Ruthedford, N.C. She was retired from the United States Postal Service and was a member of the Concord-Grandview Baptist Church in Nolensville...
Obituary: Joe Leland McCollum (01/27/10)
Joe Leland McCollum, 75, of Cornersville, died Jan. 22, 2010, in Maury Regional Hospital. Mr. McCollum was a native of Marshall County. He served his country during the Korean Conflict in the Army in Germany. He was a retired truck driver with the paper industry, after 20-plus years with Electrolux...
Obituary: Joe Henry Pullen (01/27/10)
Joe Henry Pullen, 72, of Lewisburg, died Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2010, at NHC Oakwood. Mr. Pullen was a native of Maury County. He was a retired truck driver and member of the Church of Christ. He was preceded in death by his parents, Green Wesley and Sarah Maxie Reed Pullen; son, Randy Pullen; sisters, Dorothy Thomas and Bertie Sue Fagan; and brother, Buddy Pullen...
Obituary: Rozell Neathery Harris (01/22/10)
Rozell Neathery Harris, 89, of the Pottsville Community of Maury County, died Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2010, in Columbia, TN. Mrs. Harris was a native of Maury County. She was a retired inspector for Genesco, with 29 years of service, and was a member of Old Lasea Church of Christ...
Obituary: William Walker (01/22/10)
William "Billy" Walker, 78, of Cornersville, died Sunday, Jan. 17, 2010, at Countryside Healthcare in Lawrenceburg. Mr. Walker was a retired employee of CB&S Bank of Cornersville. He is survived by his wife, Margaret Campbell Walker of Cornersville; son, William (Mae) Walker Jr. ...
Obituary: William Ray Kelley (01/22/10)
William Ray Kelley William Ray Kelley, 53, of Lewisburg, died Thursday, Jan. 14, 2010, at his residence. Mr. Kelley was a native of Maury County. He was a former employee of Tennessee Tire Company and for a number of years operated the National Car Wash in Lewisburg...
Confehr: Roll a mile in their seat (01/22/10)
There have been rumblings on topics in Lewisburg that haven't hit the viral stage out there in Ether-land, but they deserve a few remarks here. A property owner wanted to improve a building and get a business going, but felt building codes enforcement was too strict. That's not uncommon. What's remarkable is the proposed suggestion...
Obituary: Charline Wortham Woodward (01/20/10)
Charline Wortham Woodward, 80, of Lewisburg, died Sunday Jan. 17, 2010, at NHC Lewisburg. Mrs. Woodward was a native of Marshall County. She was an employee of the Lewisburg Recreation Center and was a member of the Church Street Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by her parents, James Edward and Maggie Catherine Ball Wortham; husband, Paul H. Woodward; brother, George "Buddy" Wortham; and sister, Betty Jean Spray...
Obituary: Douglas Leon Waggoner (01/20/10)
Douglas Leon Waggoner, 78, of Cornersville, died Saturday, Jan. 16, 2010, at his residence. Mr. Waggoner was a native of Williamson County. He was a retired farmer, a member of the International Harvester Club of Alabama, and was of the Church of Christ faith...
Obituary: Thelma T. Stacey (01/20/10)
Thelma T. Stacey, 95, of Chapel Hill, died Monday, Jan. 18, 2010, in Lewisburg. Mrs. Stacey was a native of Marshall County. She was a homemaker and a member of St. Paul United Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, James Albert and Lela Belle Beasley Ghee, and husband, Richard Cleveland Stacey...
Obituary: Mary Lucille Edmondson Scott (01/20/10)
Mrs. Mary Lucille Edmondson Scott, age 79, of Chapel Hill, Tennessee, died Monday, January 18, 2010 in Columbia, Tennessee. Mrs. Scott was born in Marshall County and was a daughter of the late Ira Horace and Minnie Elizabeth Gentry Edmondson. She was a member of the Chapel Hill United Methodist Church and retired from Faber-Castell Corp. of Lewisburg after 41 1/2 years of service. Mrs. Scott was preceded in death by her husband, Walter Cecil Scott who died in 1973...
Obituary: Frances Anita Glasscock Pigg (01/20/10)
Frances Anita Glasscock Pigg, 85, of Cornersville, died Sunday, Jan. 17, 2010, at NHC Oakwood. Mrs. Pigg was a native of the Palmetto Community. She was retired from the Tennessee Housing Development Association and the South Central Human Resource Agency, and was a member of the Cornersville Church of Christ...
Obituary: Ruth Smotherman Newcomb (01/20/10)
Ruth Smotherman Newcomb, 96, of the Holts Corner Community of Marshall County, died Monday, Jan. 18, 2010. Mrs. Newcomb was a native of Marshall County. She was retired from the former Durango Boot Company in Chapel Hill and was a homemaker. Mrs. Newcomb was a member of Holts Corner Baptist Church...
Obituary: Sarah Lanier Stone Morgan (01/20/10)
Sarah Lanier Stone Morgan, 99, of Lewisburg, died Saturday, Jan. 16, 2010, at her residence. Mrs. Morgan was a native of Union City, Tenn., who graduated from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville in 1932. She was a member of the Marshall County Retired Teachers Association and the Lewisburg First United Methodist Church...
Obituary: Debra Brown King (01/20/10)
Debra Brown King, 54, of Fayetteville, died Saturday, Jan. 16, 2010, at Lincoln Medical Center. Mrs. King was a native of Marshall County. She worked as a produce department employee and was a member of the Hope Assembly of God. She was preceded in death by her father, Estel Grady Brown...
Obituary: Jackie Edward Napier (01/20/10)
Jackie Edward Napier, 57, of Cornersville, died Saturday, Jan. 16, 2010, at Maury Regional Medical Center. Mr. Napier was a native of Detroit, Mich. He was a self-employed truck driver. He was preceded in death by his parents, Gerald Edward and Iris Anita Cartwright Napier...
Obituary: Mary Marzee Boyd Bruington (01/15/10)
Mary Marzee Boyd Bruington, 92, widow of "Mac" Bruington, died Thursday, Jan. 14, 2010, at her son's residence in Rocky Mount, Va., where she lived after the death of her husband in 2005. Mrs. Bruington was a homemaker and a member of the First Cumberland Presbyterian Church of Lewisburg...
Obituary: Annie Mae Tillmon Olive (01/13/10)
Annie Mae Tillmon Olive, 72, of Lawrenceburg, died Monday, Jan. 11, 2010, at NHC Healthcare of Lawrenceburg. Mrs. Olive was a native of Pulaski. She was a retired employee of Teledyne Computer Manufacturing, and was a member of Big Creek Church of Christ...
Obituary: Bobby Blackwell (01/13/10)
Bobby Blackwell, 70, of Lewisburg, died Thursday, Jan. 7, 2010, in St. Thomas Hospital. Mr. Blackwell was a native of Marshall County. He was a self-employed brick mason and was of the Baptist faith. He was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence and Oma Rodgers Blackwell; brothers, Clarence Blackwell Jr., David Blackwell, Danny Blackwell, and Linton Blackwell; and sisters, Lillian Richards, Doris Sanders and Ruth Davis...
Obituary: William Vernon Blocker (01/13/10)
William Vernon Blocker, 88, of Murfreesboro, died Sunday, Jan. 10, 2010, in Smyrna. Mr. Blocker served in the Army and was a retired maintenance worker at Belmont University in Nashville. He was a member of Tusculum Church of Christ in Nashville. He was preceded in death by his parents, Raymond Jacob and Maggie Burleson Blocker, and wife, Mildred Ann Cole Blocker...
Obituary: Ralph Boatright (01/13/10)
Mr. Ralph A. Boatright, age 95 of the Blue Creek Community, died at home Friday, January 8, 2010. Mr. Boatright was born in the Blue Creek Community of Giles County, Tennesse, son of the late Earnie and Mary Lee Birdsong Boatright. He was a farmer and member of the Cornersville First Baptist Church...
Obituary: Roy Edward Smithson (01/13/10)
Roy Edward "Duke" Smithson, 92, died Sunday, Jan. 10, 2010. Mr. Smithson grew up in the Ash Hill Community and was a longtime resident of the Cross Keys Community. He was a member of Peytonsville Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his wife, Louella Hartley Smithson; grandsons, George Smithson Jr. and Troy Edward Smithson; and several brothers and sisters...
Obituary: George Richard Dickovitch Sr. (01/13/10)
George Richard Dickovitch Sr., 80, of Chapel Hill, died Thursday, Jan. 7, 2010, at his residence. Mr. Dickovitch was a native of Trenton, N.J. He served in the Navy and was a life-long member of the National Rifle Association. He was a retired roofer with Local #30, Trenton, N.J...
Obituary: James Willoughby (01/13/10)
James Willoughby, 80, of Lewisburg, died Saturday, Jan. 9, 2010, in NHC Oakwood Healthcare. Mr. Willoughby was a native of Athens, Ala. He owned and operated the Odds & Ends Wood Craft Shop on the square in Lewisburg and was the former owner of Willoughby Roofing and Odds & Ends Sports & Tackle Shop. He was past president of the Civitan Club and member of the Richland Cumberland Presbyterian Church where he formerly served as an elder, Sunday School superintendent, and Sunday School teacher...
Obituary: Cloyce Mai Young (01/13/10)
Cloyce Mai Young, 93, of Ostella, died Thursday, Jan. 7, 2010, in Maury Regional Hospital. Mrs. Young was a native of Gilchrist County, Fla. She was preceded in death by her parents, John LeRoy and Ocela Langford; six sisters; and seven brothers. She is survived by her husband of 65 years, T.D. Young of Ostella; sons, Marc Young of Cedar Hill, Texas, and Bert Young of Covington, Ga.; two grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews...
Obituary: Terry Wayne Allen (01/08/10)
Terry Wayne Allen, 43, of Nashville, formerly of Marshall County, died Thursday, Dec. 31, 2009, following a lengthy illness. He was preceded in death by his father, Nathaniel Allen Jr. He is survived by his mother and stepfather, Roberta Lumpkin Allen and Paul Lewis, and children, Terry, Caleb and Ariannah, all of Nashville; sisters, Mattie (Dewayne) Allen and Scarlett Allen, of Nashville, and Carletha (Will) Battle of Hendersonville; brothers, Willie Allen and Marticqus McCord, also of Nashville; uncles, John R. ...
Obituary: William Everett Arnold (01/08/10)
William Everett Arnold, 62, of Shelbyville, died Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2010, at Middle Tennessee Medical Center in Murfreesboro. Mr. Arnold was a native of Marshall County. He graduated from Petersburg High School, was an Army veteran of the Vietnam War, and was employed with the Marshall County Highway Department. He was a member of the Hannah's Gap Baptist Church...
Obituary: Jennifer Gaines (01/08/10)
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Obituary: Edna E. Crafton Lamb (01/06/10)
Obituary: Beulah Aline Vaughn Harper (01/06/10)
Beulah Aline Vaughn Harper, 91, of Nashville, died Friday, Jan. 1, 2010, at her residence. Mrs. Harper was a native of Marshall County. She was retired from the State of Tennessee Department of Revenue and was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her parents, John W. and Sallie Shearin Vaughn, and husband, Dorris Leslie Harper...
Obituary: Henry James Allen (01/06/10)
Henry James "Pete" Allen, 68, of Gary, Ind., died Sunday, Jan. 3, 2010, in Gary, after a lengthy illness. Mr. Allen was a native of Marshall County, but he had lived in Indiana for the past several years. He was preceded in death by his parents, Jim Tony and Maggie Alexander Allen of Lewisburg...
Obituary: Caroline Hopkins Hill (01/06/10)
Caroline Hopkins Hill, 66, of Mooresville, died Friday, Jan. 1, 2010, at her residence. Mrs. Hill was a native of Nashville. She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert Preston Hopkins Jr. and Ann Wagnon Hopkins, and sister, Marcie Ann Hopkins Wells...
Obituary: Martha Sheffield Cook (01/06/10)
Mrs. Martha Sheffield Cook, age 63, of Chapel Hill, Tennessee, died Wednesday, December 30, 2009 at her home after an extended illness. Mrs. Cook was born in Marshall County and was a daughter of the late Jack and Alice Wheeler Sheffield. She was a member of Forrest High School Class of 1964 and was a retired Licensed Practical Nurse having worked in Bedford County. ...
Obituary: Ivan Harold Coxon (01/06/10)
Ivan Harold Coxon, 76, of Lewisburg, died Thursday, Dec. 31, 2009, in NHC Lewisburg. Mr. Coxon was a native of Canada. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. He was retired from ICP and was a member of the Church of Christ. He was preceded in death by his parents, Harold and Clara Mae McCullough Coxon; son, Victor Coxon; brother, Dan Coxon; and stepmother, Inez Coxon. ...
Obituary: Cathey Diane Dalton (01/06/10)
Cathey Diane Dalton, 55, of Lewisburg, died Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2009, at Maury Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Dalton was a native of Marshall County. She was a former employee of Walker Die Casting Corporation and a member of the Baptist faith. Mrs. Dalton is survived by her parents, Cordie Dee Dalton and Mildred Porterfield Dalton; sons, Steven (Kari) McMillian of Lewisburg and Tim (Rachael) McMillian of Pulaski; brothers, Kerry Dalton of Shelbyville, Philip Dalton of Lewisburg, and Paul Dalton of Cornersville; sisters, Emily Barnes and Becky Jackson, both of Lewisburg; and six grandchildren. ...
Obituary: Mary Elizabeth Lee (01/06/10)
Mary Elizabeth Lee of Cornersville, died Monday, Jan. 4, 2010, in Maury Regional Hospital. Mrs. Lee was a native of Marshall County. She was retired from Sanford Corporation and was a member of the Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by her parents, Joe and Lucy Davis Tate, and...
Obituary: Margaret Elizabeth Cobb Morton (01/06/10)
Margaret Elizabeth Cobb Morton, 66, of Chapel Hill, died Thursday, Dec. 31, 2009, in Alive Hospice in Madison. Mrs. Morton was a native of Marshall County. She was a homemaker and a member of Parkview Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, Baxter and Hettie Sue Edwards Reed; first husband, Joe Thomas Cobb; second husband, Paul Morton; brothers, William Loyd Edwards and Thomas Edward Fowler; and granddaughter, Pamela Sue Cobb...
Obituary: Ruth Palmer (01/06/10)
Obituary: Lena Frances Chunn Potts (01/06/10)
Lena Frances Chunn Potts, 91, of Nashville, died Thursday, Dec. 31, 2009, in Nashville. Mrs. Potts was a native of Williamson County. She served in the Women's Army Corp during World War II, serving as a Sergeant in Army Intelligence at Bradley Field, Conn. She and her husband also were stationed in Salzburg, Austria. After retirement from the Army, Mrs. Potts moved to Nashville where she was an employee of Cain Sloan Department Stores and also a homemaker...