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Obituaries from February 2010

Obituary: Edith Marie Hargrove (02/26/10)
Edith Marie Hargrove, 74, of Minor Hill, died Feb. 23, 2010, at Hillside Hospital in Pulaski. Mrs. Hargrove was a native of Elkmont, Ala. She was preceded in death by her parents, Eugene and Nina Brewer, and husband, Walter Thomas Hargrove. She is survived by her sons, Roger (Helen) Hargrove of Anniston, Ala. ...
Obituary: Richard Warren Adams (02/24/10)
Richard Warren Adams, 52, died Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2010, in Denver, Colo., after a long illness. He was preceded in death by his father, Charles E. Adams. He is survived by his mother, Anna Marie Adams; daughters, Dawn Whaley of Columbia, Sharma Dunkle of Lewisburg, and Chelsea and Jessica Adams of Florida; brothers, Mike and Jimmy Adams, both of Lewisburg; and nine grandchildren...
Obituary: Neil Truman Barnes (02/24/10)
Neil Truman Barnes, 64, retired from Ted's Sporting Goods and resident of Arthur Court, died Monday, Feb. 22, 2010, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Mr. Barnes was a native of Marshall County and a 1963 graduate of Marshall County High School. ...
Obituary: Zelma Ruth Thompson (02/24/10)
Zelma Ruth Thompson, 84, of Lewisburg, died Sunday, Feb. 21, 2010, in Marshall Medical Center. Mrs. Thompson was a native of Marshall County. She was retired from Genesco Corporation in Chapel Hill and was a member of Parkview Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, Lewis Albert and Mamie Louise Jones Defoe; husband, Sammie Lee Thompson; brother, Loyd Defoe, and twin brother, Bill Defoe; and sisters, Margarette Cashion and Cora Winnett...
Obituary: Mary Lilliette Johnson Smith (02/24/10)
Mary Lilliette Johnson Smith, 57, of Arlington, Tenn., died Friday, Feb. 19, 2010, at St. Francis Hospital in Memphis. Mrs. Smith was a native of Marshall County. She graduated from Marshall County High School in 1970; earned her B.S. from Tennessee State University in 1975; and received her Master's Degree from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville in 1976. Mrs. Smith was an associate professor of psychology at Southwest Tennessee Community College, Memphis...
Obituary: Paul Thomas Davis (02/24/10)
Paul Thomas Davis, 60, of Lewisburg, died Thursday, Feb. 18, 2010, in Marshall Medical Center. Mr. Davis was a native of Marshall County. He served his country in the Coast Guard during the Vietnam era. He was a retired investigator with the state Department of Human Services and was a member of the Church of Christ...
Obituary: Joy Waydean Haskins (02/19/10)
Joy Waydean Haskins, 75, of Palm Desert, Calif., formerly of Lewisburg, died Friday, Feb. 12, 2010, in Desert Regional Medical Center, Palm Springs. She was a beloved mother and grandmother. Ms. Haskins was a native of Lewisburg. She was retired from the health care industry and was a member of the United Methodist Church...
Obituary: Mary Louise Roberts Helton (02/19/10)
Mary Louise Roberts Helton, 93, long time resident of Columbia, died Thursday, Feb. 18, 2010, at Signature Health Care. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Gilly Andrews officiating. Burial will follow in Haynes Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Saturday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Notes of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.oakesandnichols.com...
Obituary: Vickie Marlene Jones (02/19/10)
Vickie Marlene Jones, 46, of Lewisburg, died Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2010, at Williamson Medical Center, after an extended illness. Miss Jones was a native of Rockford, Ill., but had resided in Marshall County the majority of her life. She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Clyde Lee and Annie Shires Jones and Henry and Dolas Simmons Bass...
Obituary: Charles A. Rigsby (02/17/10)
Charles A. Rigsby, 69, of Chapel Hill, formerly of College Grove, died Thursday, February 11, 2010, in Franklin. Mr. Rigsby was a native of Davidson County. He was a graduate of College Grove High School, Class of 1959, a charter member of First Baptist Church, College Grove, and was presently a member of Harpeth Lick Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Allisona. ...
Obituary: Rochee Charles Reder (02/17/10)
Rochee Charles "Chuck" Reder, 31, of Lewisburg left his family to be with God on Saturday, Feb. 13, 2010. Chuck was born Sept. 13, 1978, in Midland, Mich. He was a former employee of Cosmolab, and he attended the First United Methodist Church of Lewisburg. He enjoyed hiking, bicycling, being outdoors, and spending time with his family. He was a wonderful son, grandson, husband, nephew, and cousin. He will be deeply missed and will remain in our hearts forever...
Obituary: Martha Hunter (02/17/10)
Martha Hunter, 93, of Verona, died Monday, Feb. 15, 2010, in Maury Regional Hospital. Mrs. Hunter was a native of Marshall County. She was retired from Peoples and Union Bank after 40 years of service and was a member of the Verona Methodist Church...
Obituary: Clifford McKinley Murphy (02/17/10)
Clifford McKinley Murphy, 48, died Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2010, at Rock Port, Mo. Mr. Murphy was a native of Lewisburg and was living in Olathe, Kan. He was an Internet communication specialist and of the Christian faith. He enjoyed Nascar racing and riding his motorcycle...
Obituary: Margaret Evans Sneed (02/17/10)
Margaret Evans Sneed, 86, of Clarksville, died Friday, Feb. 12, 2010, at Fieldstone Place. Mrs. Sneed was a native of Lewisburg. She was a housewife and kept books for her husband's businesses. She was a member of First Christian Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, John Evans and Lucille Liggett Evans, and brother, Ashley Evans...
Obituary: Nancy Lee Fralix (02/17/10)
Nancy Lee Fralix, 74, of Lynnville, died Monday, Feb. 15, 2010, at Hillside Hospital in Pulaski. Mrs. Fralix was a native of Giles County. She was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her parents, Roy and Nancy Henson Wright, and husband, Walter Houston Fralix...
Obituary: Mildred Mayes Brandon (02/17/10)
Mildred Mayes Brandon, formerly of Lewisburg, died Friday, Feb. 12, 2010, in Detroit, Mich., after a short illness. She was preceded in death by her mother, Rosie Lee Mayes, and sister, Annie Porter Crawford of Lewisburg. She is survived by her sister, Frances Yeargins of Nashville; brother, Adlophus Mayes; devoted great-niece, Kanettra Crawford; and many other nieces, nephews, relatives and friends...
Obituary: William Robert Abbott (02/12/10)
William Robert Abbott, 64, of Cornersville, died Monday, Feb. 8, 2010, at his residence. Mr. Abbott was a native of Mt. Vernon, N.Y. He served his country in the Navy during the Vietnam War. He was a retired engineer with the federal government and was a member of the Baptist Church...
Obituary: Ellen Marie Thompson Southerland (02/12/10)
Ellen Marie Thompson Southerland, 78, of Lewisburg, died Monday, Feb. 8, 2010, at St. Thomas Hospital (Alive Hospice). Mrs. Southerland was a native of Giles County and a retired employee of Moon Products. She was of the Baptist faith. She was preceded in death by her parents, Altmon "Tinker" Thompson and Lillie Pearl Daly Thompson; husband of 57 years, William Bruce Southerland; son, Gary Paul Southerland; brothers, Tillman Thompson and Alton Thompson; sisters, Louise Wood and Francis Beard; grandson, William Bradley Southerland; and granddaughter, Rhonda Denise Fuller.. ...
Obituary: Britney Ann Tyson (02/12/10)
Britney Ann Tyson, 16, of Lewisburg, died Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2010, in Vanderbilt Medical Center. Britney was born on Sept. 22, 1993, on Eglin Air Force Base in Florida. She was the daughter of Ken and Connie Tyson of Lewisburg. She attended Cornersville High School and was in her sophomore year. She was an A student, an FBLA member and she kept the stats for the football team. By her own choice, she was an organ donor...
Obituary: Joseph Michael Latch (02/12/10)
Joseph Michael Latch, 54, of Miami, Fla., died Sunday, Jan. 31, 2010, in Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami. Mr. Latch was a native of Mt. Vernon, Ill. and son of the late Kenneth Earl Latch and Helen Doris Wells Latch of Nashville. He was vice president of operations of Star Marketing and a member of the Church of Christ...
Obituary: William Edward Pearson (02/10/10)
William Edward Pearson, 64, of Caney Springs, died Saturday, Feb. 6, 2010, at his residence. Mr. Pearson was a native of Marshall County. He was of the Church of Christ faith. He was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence "Bud" and Ruby Lee Helton Pearson, and brother, Clarence Michael Pearson...
Obituary: Josephine Stafford (02/10/10)
Josephine Stafford, 87, of Lewisburg, died Saturday, Feb. 6, 2010, at NHC Oakwood. She was a native of Trenton, Texas, and was retired from Cosmolab. She was a member of the Church Street Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph Marion and Sally Pearl Starnes Austin; husband, Jim Allen Stafford; sisters, Helen Green and Thelma Rowland; and brother, J.W. Austin...
Obituary: Ruby Pearl McDaniel (02/10/10)
Ruby Pearl McDaniel, 91, of Lewisburg, died Sunday, Feb. 7, 2010, in Marshall Medical Center. Mrs. McDaniel was a native of Marshall County. She retired from Cosmolab in 1980 and was a member of the Lewisburg First Cumberland Presbyterian Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, Herbert H. and Mazie Davis Glenn; husband, John B. McDaniel; and sisters, Wilma Wolaver and Mildred Glenn...
Obituary: Olena Higdon (02/10/10)
Olena Higdon, 77, of Lewisburg, died Thursday, Feb. 4, 2010, in Marshall Medical Center. Mrs. Higdon was a native of Marshall County. She was retired from Wal-Mart and was a member of the Cornersville Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by her parents, John Owen and Martha Elma Warden Bradford; husband, Sam Higdon; son, Malcolm Higdon; and sister, Glendon Higdon...
Obituary: Jessie Lee Epperson Gillespie (02/10/10)
Jessie Lee Epperson Gillespie, 89, of Chapel Hill, died Friday, Feb. 5, 2010. Mrs. Gillespie was born in Williamson County. She was a homemaker and a member of Smyrna Baptist Church in Chapel Hill. She was preceded in death by her parents, Macy Joe and Jennie Lee Slaughter Epperson; husband, James Samuel "Jim" Gillespie; brother, J.W. Epperson; and sisters, Mildred Hudson and Auline Street...
Obituary: William Robert Abbott (02/10/10)
William Robert Abbott, 64, of Cornersville, died Monday, Feb. 8, 2010, at his residence. Mr. Abbott was a native of Mt. Vernon, N.Y. He served his country in the Navy during the Vietnam War. He was a retired engineer with the federal government and was a member of the Baptist Church...
Obituary: Wesley Douglas Williams (02/10/10)
Wesley Douglas Williams, 84, of the Mt. Lebanon Community, died Thursday, Feb. 4, 2010, in NHC Lewisburg. Mr. Williams was a native of Summertown. He served his country in the Army during World War II. He was a retired carpenter and member of the Mt. Lebanon Baptist Church...
Obituary: Garry Neal Thacker (02/10/10)
Garry Neal Thacker, 62, of Lewisburg, died Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2010, at Maury Regional Medical Center. Mr. Thacker was a native of Pikeville, Ky. He was retired from Marshall Manufacturing and was of the Primitive Baptist faith. He was preceded in death by his father, Joe B. Thacker, and daughter, Denita Marie Thacker...
Obituary: Ellen Marie Thompson Southerland (02/10/10)
Ellen Marie Thompson Southerland, 78, of Lewisburg, died Monday, Feb. 8, 2010, at St. Thomas Hospital (Alive Hospice). Mrs. Southerland was a native of Giles County and a retired employee of Moon Products. She was of the Baptist faith. She was preceded in death by her parents, Altmon "Tinker" Thompson and Lillie Pearl Daly Thompson; husband of 57 years, William Bruce Southerland; son, Gary Paul Southerland; brothers, Tillman Thompson and Alton Thompson; sisters, Louise Wood and Francis Beard; grandson, William Bradley Southerland; and granddaughter, Rhonda Denise Fuller.. ...
Obituary: Charles T. Shaneyfelt (02/10/10)
Charles T. Shaneyfelt, 69, of Chapel Hill, died Friday, Feb. 5, 2010, in Nashville. Mr. Shaneyfelt was a native of Lawrenceburg. He was a retired steelworker with Reynolds Aluminum and was a veteran of the Army, having served during the Korean War. He was preceded in death by his parents, Milton and Ella Viola Martin Shaneyfelt...
Obituary: J.W. Anderson (02/05/10)
J.W. Anderson, 92, of Lewisburg, died Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2010, at NHC Oakwood. Mr. Anderson was a native of Marshall County. He was a radio engineer at local radio stations WJJM and WAXO, and WMCP in Columbia. He was a member of Lewisburg First United Methodist Church...
Obituary: Patsy Hurt Watson Stone (02/05/10)
Patsy Hurt Watson Stone, 73, of Murfreesboro, died Monday, Feb. 1, 2010, following an extended illness. Mrs. Stone was a native of Marshall County. She was a retired nurse with 32 years of service and was of the Methodist faith. She was preceded in death by her parents, William "Billy" and Ethel Forbes Hurt, and son, Tommy Neill Watson...
Obituary: Reba Wheeler Parsons Price (02/05/10)
Reba Wheeler Parsons Price, 90, of the Rays Chapel Community of Bedford County, died Thursday, Feb. 4, 2010, in Shelbyville. Mrs. Price was a native of Bedford County. She was the retired owner and operator of a community market. She was a life-long member and pianist of the Rays Chapel United Methodist Church...
Obituary: Patsy Jo Hurt Stone (02/03/10)
Patsy Jo Hurt Stone, 73, of Murfreesboro, died Monday, Feb. 1, 2010, following an extended illness. Mrs. Stone was a native of Marshall County. She was a retired nurse with 32 years of service and was of the Methodist faith. She was preceded in death by her parents, William "Billy" and Ethel Forbes Hurt, and son, Tommy Neill Watson...
Obituary: Charles D. Hill (02/03/10)
Charles D. "Butch" Hill, 70, of Chapel Hill, died Monday, Feb. 1, 2010. Mr. Hill was a native of Davidson County. He was retired from Beaman Automotive as a service technician, and was a veteran of the Navy and a member of the Chapel Hill Lodge #160 F. & A.M...
Obituary: Gregory Keith Haislip (02/03/10)
Gregory Keith Haislip, 37, of Lewisburg, died Saturday, Jan. 30, 2010, at his residence. Mr. Haislip was born in Maury County. He was formerly employed by Kantus Corporation. He is survived by his parents, Larry Ray and Sandra Gail Duvall Haislip of Lewisburg; brother, Michael Ray Haislip of Petersburg; and niece, Dazsa E. Osborne...
Obituary: Martha Elizabeth Harris Collins (02/03/10)
Martha Elizabeth Harris Collins, 93, of Lewisburg died Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2010, at Marshall Medical Center. Mrs. Collins was a native of Huntland. She was a homemaker and also worked as a secretary for The University of Florida for several years. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Lewisburg...
Obituary: Ivy Nell Adams (02/03/10)
Ivy Nell Adams, 54, of Lewisburg, died Saturday, Jan. 30, 2010, in Maury Regional Hospital. Mrs. Adams was a native of Marshall County. She was employed by the National Bridle Shop as a customer service representative, and was a member of the Lakeview Baptist Church...
Obituary: Jeffery W. Graham (02/03/10)
Jeffery W. Graham, 47, of Fayetteville, died Saturday, Jan. 30, 2010, at his residence. Mr. Graham was a native of Charleston, S.C. He was a plumber and electrician, and was of the Methodist faith. He was preceded by his father, Randall Ray Graham, and sister, Debra Jean Graham Arnold...
Obituary: Martha Jean Faith (02/03/10)
Martha Jean Faith, 81, of Owensboro, Ky., died Friday, Jan. 29, 2010, at her residence. Mrs. Faith was born in Lewisburg. She was a homemaker and an active member of the Pleasant Hill Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Elba, Ky. She was preceded in death by her parents, Persie Anderson and Annie Louise Whitesell Sharpe...