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Obituaries from October 2010

Obituary: Minnie Lorene Knowis (10/29/10)
Minnie Lorene Knowis, 91, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 28, 2010, at NHC Oakwood. A native of the Pottsville Community in Maury County, she was the daughter of the late Belva Collins Davis and John Davis. She was a homemaker and the recreational director at NHC Oakwood. She was a member of Church Street Church of Christ...
Obituary: Terry W. Hasting Sr. (10/29/10)
Terry W. Hasting Sr., 62, of Murfreesboro, passed away Friday, Oct. 22, 2010, at Middle Tennessee Medical Center. Mr. Hasting was born in Lewisburg, to the late William Howard Hasting and Mary Louisa Tipper Hasting. He was a devoted member of Third Baptist Church and had been a longtime member of Lewisburg First Baptist Church...
Obituary: Jesse C. Tate Jr. (10/27/10)
Jesse C. Tate Jr., 77, of Murfreesboro, died Saturday, Oct. 23, 2010, at his home. He was born in Cornersville in 1933 and was a son of the late Jesse C. and Eunice Haney Tate. Mr. Tate was a member of the Eagleville United Methodist Church, a retired commericial building superintendent, a past president of the Eagleville Lions Club, a 32nd Degree Mason, and a member of the Shrine, as well as serving on Eagleville's City Council for eight years. ...
Obituary: Jeffrey Doyle Moore (10/27/10)
Jeffrey Doyle "Jeff" Moore, 55, of Lewisburg, died Wednesday night, Oct. 20, 2010, at his residence, following an extended illness. Jeff was a native of Marshall County and served his country during the Vietnam War in the United States Army. He was an electrical lineman, working for many different contractors. ...
Obituary: Barbara Joyce Sharp Thornhill (10/27/10)
Barbara Joyce Sharp Thornhill, 57, of Lewisburg, died Friday, Oct. 22, 2010, in NHC Lewisburg. Ms. Thornhill was a native of Marshall County, and daughter of the late Paul Clymore and Elise Cawthron Murphy of Lewisburg. She was a homemaker and member of the Church of Christ...
Obituary: Robert H. Cartwright (10/27/10)
Robert H. "Bobby Hoss" Cartwright, 79, of Shelbyville, died Friday evening, Oct. 22, 2010, at the Heritage Medical Center after an extended illness Born May 22, 1931, in Bedford County, he was the son of the late Robert Thomas Cartwright and Alberta Thomas Cartwright. ...
Obituary: Mary Evelyn Anderson Ring (10/27/10)
Mary Evelyn Anderson Ring, 76, of 1829 Phillips Street, Lewisburg, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 24, 2010, at Marshall Medical Center. Mrs. Ring was a native of Maury County and the daughter of the late Luther Anderson and Clara E. Matthews Anderson. She was retired from Moon Pencil Company and a member of the Church of Christ...
Obituary: John Cecil Burgett Jr. (10/27/10)
John Cecil "Johnny" Burgett Jr., 63, of Lewisburg, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 24, 2010, at his residence. Mr. Burgett was a native of Marshall County and a 1965 graduate of Marshall County High School. He was retired and was a member of Church Street Church of Christ. He was a veteran of the Reserve Air Guard. He was the son of John Cecil Burgett Sr. of Lewisburg and the late Annabelle Bills Burgett, who died in 1994...
Obituary: Christopher T. Wilson (10/27/10)
Christopher T. Wilson, 44, of Lewisburg, died Saturday, Oct. 23, 2010, at NHC Healthcare. He was the son of Carolyn Ann Presley and Jesse Lee Wilson and was a member of Greater First Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Leroy and Maxie O'Neal, and Willie and Alice Mae Wilson...
Obituary: Thomas Preston James Sr. (10/27/10)
Thomas Preston James Sr., age 92, died Saturday, Oct. 23, 2010. Born in Marshall County, he was the son of Thomas Sheffer and Myrtle Richardson James. He taught several years in Tennessee before World War II, then serving in the U.S. Air Force and flying 39 missions over Germany as a wing gunner. He moved to Jesup, Ga. in 1950 after getting a master's degree in school administration and supervision. He was an elementary principal until his retirement...
Obituary: Lonnie Dee Hill (10/22/10)
Lonnie Dee Hill, 72, of Eddyville, Ky., died Friday, Oct. 15, 2010, at Christian Care Center of Kuttawa. Mr. Hill was a small engine repairman and a member of the Eddyville Church of Christ. He was the son of the late Reetus Hill and the late Cora Bell (Elliott) Hill. He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Ronald Hill and Jerry Dale Hill, and one great-grandchild, Brady William Ray...
Obituary: Tim Watson Crane Jr. (10/22/10)
Tim Watson Crane Jr., 79, of Cornersville, died Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2010, in Marshall Medical Center. Mr. Crane was a native of Anniston, Ala., and son of the late Tim Watson Sr. and Nettie Geneva Griggs Crane. He was a self-employed rock mason and member of the Baptist Church. He served his country during the Korean War in the U.S. Navy...
Obituary: Dorothy Sue Attkisson (10/20/10)
Dorothy Sue Attkisson, 69, passed away Monday, Oct. 18, 2010, at her residence. She was a native of Tuscumbia, Ala., and was the daughter of the late Orbert and Laverne Mize. She was a homemaker and a member of the Baptist Church. Her parents, and a sister, Joanne Mize, preceded her in death...
Obituary: John Paul Tingler (10/20/10)
John Paul Tingler, 54, of Chapel Hill, died Friday, Oct. 15, 2010, in Nashville. Mr. Tingler was born in Fairfax, Va. and was formerly employed with Cosmolab Inc. He was a member of the Chapel Hill United Methodist Church. Mr. Tingler was preceded in death by his father, Paul Junior Tingler. who died in 1986...
Obituary: Mary Esther Mooneyham (10/20/10)
Mary Esther Mooneyham, 87, of Cornersville, died Monday, Oct. 18, 2010, at NHC Oakwood. Mrs. Mooneyham was a native of Lauderdale County, Ala., the daughter of the late Reeder and Eva Head Winborn. She was a homemaker and member of the Cornersville Church of Christ...
Obituary: Elizabeth Spaeth (10/20/10)
Elizabeth Spaeth, 92, died Thursday, Aug. 12, 2010, at Parkview Home in Freeport, Ill. Betty was born on Dec. 6, 1917, in Madison, Wisc. She was the beloved daughter of Edna Elizabeth Frautschi and Walter Emil Schmidt. Betty graduated as Valedictorian from Marshall County High School. She was a graduate of the University of Wisconsin School of Nursing (always a proud Badger) and did graduate work at the University of Chicago...
Obituary: Erskin White Fagan (10/20/10)
Erskin White Fagan, 82, of Lewisburg, died Saturday, Oct. 16, 2010, at his residence. Mr. Fagan was a native of Marshall County and son of the late Robert Henry and Alice Stewart Fagan. He was retired from NAPA Auto Parts and was a member of the Baptist Church...
Obituary: Jerry Wayne Luttrell Sr. (10/20/10)
Jerry Wayne Luttrell Sr., 62, of 1744 South Berlin Road, Lewisburg, passed away Friday, Oct. 15, 2010, at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville. Mr. Luttrell was a native of Maury County, and the son of the late Charles Edward Luttrell Sr. and Ruth Davis Luttrell. He was a retired truck driver with Tops Transportation and a member of Lakeview Baptist Church on Verona-Caney Road in Lewisburg...
Obituary: Helen Isley Sanders (10/20/10)
Helen Isley Sanders, 82, of Chapel Hill, died Sunday evening, Oct. 17, 2010 in Lewisburg. Mrs. Sanders was born in Marshall County and was a daughter of the late Jeff and Carrie Haskins Isley. She was a member of the Chapel Hill Church of Christ and was a retired beautician...
Obituary: Ardythe Ann Sommerville (10/20/10)
Ardythe Ann Sommerville, 64, of Lewisburg, died Monday, Oct. 18, 2010, at her home. Cremation rites were accorded and a private family funeral service will be held Saturday, Oct. 23, at the Tennessee Walking Horse Celebration grounds in Shelbyville, with Pastor Michael Ledbetter of the Chapel Hill United Methodist Church officiating...
Obituary: Rickey Dean Epperson (10/20/10)
Rickey Dean Epperson, 51, of Lewisburg, died Friday, Oct. 15, 2010, at his residence. Mr. Epperson was a native of Marshall County, and son of the late J. W. Epperson and Catherine Pickle Epperson of Lewisburg. He was a former employee of Lewisburg Plumbing and Heating...
Obituary: Katherine Lorraine Bragg Jones (10/20/10)
Katherine Lorraine Bragg Jones, age 52, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 14, 2010, at her residence. Mrs. Jones was a native of Huntington, W.V., and was the daughter of the late Lorraine Jarvis Bragg (1997) and Archie Bragg (2001). She was self-employed as a day care provider...
Obituary: Laurine Boatman (10/15/10)
Laurine Boatman, 97, of Lewisburg, died Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2010. A native of Marshall County, Mrs. Boatman was a daughter of the late Ruby Milburn and Ola Mae Liles Haney. She was retired from the former Lewisburg Community Hospital as a nurse's aide and was a member of Main Street Church of Christ in Chapel Hill...
Obituary: Blanche Elizabeth Foreman Nix (10/13/10)
Blanche Elizabeth Foreman Nix, 94, of Lewisburg, passed away Friday evening Oct. 8, 2010, at NHC Oakwood, Lewisburg. Mrs. Nix was a native of Stuttgart, Ark., and the daughter of the late Benjamin Fenton Foreman and Mary Elizabeth Hall Foreman. She was married to the late Charlie T. Nix, who died in 1987. In addition to her husband and parents, one son, Charles Lloyd Nix, preceded her in death...
Obituary: Rev. William Pate Garrett (10/13/10)
Rev. William Pate Garrett, 86, of Madison, Ala., formerly of Marshall County, died Sunday, Oct. 10, 2010, in Madison. He was born in Marshall County and was a son of the late Porter Wilhoite and Martha Jane Pate Garrett. Rev. Garrett was a Cumberland Presbyterian minister who retired after 50 years of ministry in Tennessee, Kentucky and Alabama...
Obituary: Betty Jo Leverette (10/13/10)
Betty Jo Leverette, 71, of Unionville, died Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2010, in Shelbyville. Mrs. Leverette was born in Rutherford County and was a daughter of the late George William and Ella Frances Maupin Hargrove. She was a member of Eagleville Baptist Church and faithfully attended Rays Chapel United Methodist Church. Mrs. Leverette was a homemaker and during her working career was employed with Jensen's Inc., Durango Boot Company, Eaton Corp. and retired from American Can Company of Shelbyville...
Obituary: Russell Rogers Cochran (10/13/10)
Russell Rogers "Russ" Cochran, 70, of Lewisburg, died Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2010, at Heritage Medical Center in Shelbyville. Russ was a native of New London, Conn., and son of the late Russell Rogers and Janet Taft Cochran. He served his country in the United States Army as a helicopter mechanic. He served the community of Milford, Conn. as a firefighter with the Milford Fire Department until his retirement...
Obituary: Jemell Wynn Pruett (10/13/10)
Jemell Wynn Pruett, 48, of Lewisburg, died Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2010, at his residence. Mr. Pruett was born in Omaha, Neb., on Oct. 4, 1962. His mother was the late Sarah Sue Bressler Pruett. He is survived by his father, Jerry D. Pruett of Pulaski; wife, Kimberly Rogers of Lynnville; sons, Sean Pruett of Lewisburg and Harley Pruett of Pulaski; stepson, Nathan Sutton of Lynnville; daughters, Shana and Trinity Pruett, both of Pulaski; stepdaughter, Melissa Beecham of Lynnville; brother, Mark Olejnik of Nashville; sisters, Danika Crigger of Lewisburg and Kim Burrow of Pulaski; six grandchildren; and numerous nephews and nieces.. ...
Obituary: Ruth Wortham King (10/13/10)
Ruth Wortham King, 87, of Lewisburg, died Friday, Oct. 8, 2010. A native of Marshall County, Mrs. King was a daughter of the late James Edward and Maggie Katherine Ball Wortham. She was a homemaker and was of the Baptist faith. In addition to her parents, Mrs. King was preceded in death by her husband, Joe King; a son, Bobby Joe King; three sisters, Betty Jean Spray, Charlene Woodward and Agnes Cheek; and a brother, George "Buddy" Wortham...
Obituary: Shirley Ann Johnson Moss (10/13/10)
Shirley Ann Johnson Moss, 64, died Sunday, Oct. 10, 2010, at Maury Regional Medical Center. She was the daughter of the late Martha and Cecil Johnson, and a member of 2nd Avenue Church of Christ. Survivors are her son, Shaun Moss; daughter, Shannon Moss; stepdaughter, Sandy March; four grandchildren, Lashonda, Skacey, Kwanza, and Tameka; three stepgrandchildren, Chris, Conrad, and Kobe; three great-grandchildren, Keviyanna, Kadence, and Kingston; eight stepgreat-grandchildren; five sisters; three brothers; and many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.. ...
Obituary: William "Billy" Dorris Spain Jr (10/13/10)
William "Billy" Dorris Spain Jr., 82, of Mooresville, died Thursday, Oct. 7, 2010, in Marshall Medical Center. Mr. Spain was a native of Davidson County, and son of the late William Dorris Sr. and Iva Madelon Pickens Spain. He was a retired roofer and member of the Mooresville Methodist Church...
Obituary: George Montagne Sabilino Sr. (10/08/10)
George Montagne Sabilino Sr., 84, of Chapel Hill, died Monday, Oct. 4, 2010. Mr. Sabilino was born in Seattle, Wash. and was a son of the late Daniel Bajo and Florence May Montagne Sabilino. He served in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict and later was a Merchant Marine. ...
Obituary: Janice Lynn Keith (10/06/10)
Janice Lynn Keith, 55, of Lewisburg, died Saturday, Oct. 2, 2010, in Marshall Medical Center. Mrs. Keith was a native of Marshall County, and was the daughter of the late William "Bill" Martin Hill Jr. and Betty Pigue Hill of Lewisburg. She was the owner of the Lewisburg Credit Bureau and a member of East Commerce Baptist Church...
Obituary: Jean Harper Harris (10/01/10)
Jean Harper Harris, 82, of Lewisburg, died Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2010, following an extended illness. A native of Marshall County, Mrs. Harris was the daughter of the late Jesse J. and Maggie Lou Williams Harper. She was a homemaker, and was preceded in death by her husband, J.B. Harris, who died in 2009...
Obituary: Joe Randy Lovell (10/01/10)
Joe Randy Lovell, 51, a longtime resident of Udall, Kansas, passed away Friday, Sept. 24, 2010, at his residence in Elk Falls, Kansas, following an illness. Randy Lovell was born Aug. 28, 1959, in Athens, Ala. He graduated high school in Fayetteville, Tenn. and worked as a painter and drywall contractor. He was a bluegrass and Gospel musician, a regular at the Walnut Valley Festival and the Fish House in Sedan, Kansas...
Obituary: William Thomas Moore (10/01/10)
William Thomas "Tom" Moore, 72, of Lewisburg, died Monday, Sept. 27, 2010. A native of Cornersville, Mr. Moore was the son of the late Joe and Charlene Copeland Moore. Tom was retired from the United States Marine Corps as a Gunnery Sergeant, having served in Japan, Okinawa, and two tours of duty in Vietnam. ...
Obituary: William Cobia Barron (10/01/10)
Mr. William Cobia (Bill) Barron, age 93 of Lewisburg, died Wednesday, September 29, 2010 in Marshall Medical Center. Mr. Barron was a native of Marshall County and son of the late Ezra and Annie May Corbin Barron. The Barron family has been a part of this area since they settled here in 1820. ...