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Obituaries from September 2011

Johnny Mathis (09/30/11)
"Country" Johnny Mathis, 81, of Cornersville, died Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2011, at his home after several years' illness. Mr. Mathis was born in Maud, Texas, and was a son of the late Bill and Ruth Cummings Mathis. He was a member of the Franklin Avenue Christian Center in Lewisburg. ...
Jonathan Haywood Jr. (09/30/11)
Jonathan "Johnny" Haywood Jr., 63, of Chapel Hill, died Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2011. A native of Chapel Hill, Mr. Haywood was the son of the late John Mayberry Haywood and Annie Louise Harrison. He was a retired tool and die maker for Vought Industries in Nashville and a member of the Sons of Confederate Veterans. Mr. Haywood was a veteran of the U. S. Army, having served in Vietnam where he received the Bronze Star Medal for Valor...
T.B. Mencer (09/30/11)
T. B. Mencer, 73, retired from the Tennessee Department of Transportation, and resident of Culleoka in the Stiversville Community, died Saturday, Sept. 24, 2011, at Maury Regional Medical Center. The Maury County native was the son of the late Sam Mencer and Annie Mae Waller Mencer...
Obituary: Dorothy J. Moore (09/28/11)
Dorothy J. Moore, 71, of Lewisburg, died Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011. A native of Marshall County, Mrs. Moore was a daughter of the late Tommie Loyd and Ellen Ruth Clifford Hazlett. She was a homemaker and a member of Farmington Baptist Church where she served as church clerk since 1984...
Obituary: Jean Clay (09/28/11)
Jean Clay, 94, of Chapel Hill, died Friday, Sept. 23, 2011 in Goodlettsville. Mrs. Clay was born in Marshall County and was a homemaker. She was a daughter of the late Patrick and Ethel Derryberry Aldridge. Mrs. Clay was a lifelong member of Cedar Grove United Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bennie Gordon Clay, who died in 1961...
Obituary: Callis Francis Sisk (09/23/11)
Callis Francis Sisk, 89, of Lewisburg, passed away on Monday, Sept. 19, 2011, at NHC Nursing Facility in Lewisburg. He was a native of Alabama and the son of the late Luther D. Sisk and Berta Williams Sisk. Mr. Sisk was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Thompson Sisk, in 1997 and one son, Ron Overcast Sr., in 2003. He was also preceded in death by four sisters and three brothers...
Obituary: George Criesman Graham Jr. (09/16/11)
George Criesman Graham Jr., 86, of College Grove, died Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2011. A native of Williamson County, Mr. Graham was a son of the late George Graham Sr. and Sadie Obera White Graham. He was a farmer, a retired machinist with White Stag of Murfreesboro, and a member of the Allisona Church of Christ...
Obituary: Annie Pearl Crunk Bivins (09/16/11)
Annie Pearl Crunk Bivins, 96, of Cornersville, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2011, at Saint Thomas Hospital in Nashville. A native of Marshall County, she was the daughter of the late Nora Wise Crunk and William Willis Crunk. She was manager of Kuhn's Five & Dime for 17 years and was a caregiver for the elderly. She was a member of First United Methodist Church of Lewisburg...
Obituary: Troy Merrow (09/14/11)
Troy Merrow, 48, of Birmingham, Ala., passed away Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2011, in Birmingham. Mr. Merrow was a native of Nashville, the son of Peggy L. Warren and the late Joe Merrow. He was an auto mechanic. Survivors include his son, Trevor Keith Merrow of Lewisburg; grandson, Christopher Keith Merrow of Lewisburg; mother and stepfather, Peggy L. and Thomas Warren of Petersburg; and sister, Lee Hendley of Spring Hill...
Obituary: Jana Braden Cope (09/14/11)
Jana Braden Cope, 77, of Knoxville, formerly of Lewisburg, passed away Friday morning, Sept. 9, 2011. Jana was a faithful member of West Knoxville Church of Christ. She loved to read, crochet, and provide blankets for babies in her church family. Jana was raised in Middle Tennessee, the only child of Olis Braden and Annie Lee Wilson...
Obituary: Mike Johnson (09/14/11)
Mike Johnson, 53, of Lewisburg, died Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011. Mr. Johnson was a son of the late John Rayburn Johnson and Norma Thornhill Johnson. He was an appliance repairman for Coble Furniture Company and a member of Chapel Hill Church of Christ, where he served as a deacon for 26 years...
Obituary: Versie Begley (09/14/11)
Versie Begley, 75, of Lewisburg, died Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2011, at her residence. Mrs. Begley was a native of Perry, Ky. and daughter of the late Boyd and Goldie Plowman Williams. She was a homemaker and member of the Hickory Heights Church of Christ...
Obituary: John Thomas Thompson (09/09/11)
John Thomas Thompson, 67, of Lewisburg, formerly of Clarksville, died Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2011, at Baptist Hospital. Mr. Thompson was a native of Louisville, Ky., and the son of the late Stanley and Mary Sue Cummings Thompson. He was retired from the Trane Company in Clarksville and was a member of the Church Street Church of Christ...
Obituary: Mildred B. Spivey (09/09/11)
Mildred B. Spivey, 91, passed away at Meadowbrook Nursing Home on Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2011. She was the last of 11 children and was a member of the Lynnville Church of Christ. Mrs. Spivey was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Wilson H. Spivey; her parents, Clark and Pearl Doggett Burgess; 10 sisters; and three grandchildren...
Obituary: Dale Miller (09/09/11)
Dale Miller, 71, of Smyrna, formerly of Lewisburg, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2011, after a short battle with cancer. He is survived by his wife, Roberta Miller; four children, Andy Miller of Lewisburg, Rhonda Burkett of Huntsville, Ala., David Miller of Jacksonville, Fla., and Angela Burton of Clarksville; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren...
Obituary: Nancy Carol Nelms Thompson (09/09/11)
Nancy Carol Nelms Thompson, 65, of Pulaski, died Monday, Sept. 5, 2011, in Maury Regional Hospital. She was a native of Giles County, and daughter of the late Ward Nelms and Florence Boatright Nelms of Cornersville. She was a retired nurse tech and member of New Zion Baptist Church...
Obituary: Anna Willette Betty Moore (09/09/11)
Anna Willette Betty Moore, 91, a resident of Herschel Fox Road in Spring Hill, formerly of Hardison Mill, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2011, at NHC Healthcare in Columbia. A native of Long Branch, Tenn., she was the daughter of the late Herschel Hubert Betty and the late Nola Mable Braswell. ...
Obituary: James Avery Lawwell (09/07/11)
James Avery Lawwell, 81, of Shelbyville, passed away Thursday evening, Sept. 1, 2011, at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Nashville, after an extended illness. A native of the Halls Mill Community, he was the son of the late Robert Allen Lawwell and Mattie Mae Claxton Lawwell...
Obituary: Jimmy Lee Farler (09/07/11)
Jimmy Lee "Red" Farler, 64, of the Yell Community, died Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2011, in Maury Regional Hospital. Mr. Farler was a native of Marshall County, and son of the late Hobert Lee and Lois Margaret King Farler. He was a graduate of Cornersville High School. He served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam era. He was retired from Heil-Quaker and Inter City Products after 37 years and was a farmer. He was a member of the VFW #5109 and the Church of Christ...
Obituary: Leroy Love (09/07/11)
Leroy Love, 83, of Shelbyville, passed away on Monday, Sept. 5, 2011, at Maury Regional Medical Center. A native of Maury County, he was the son of the late Velma Anderson Love and Oscar Love. He was a farmer and a member of the Farmington Baptist Church...
Obituary: Roy Allen Fox (09/07/11)
Roy Allen Fox, 76, of Lewisburg, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 1, 2011, at NHC- Oakwood. A native of Marshall County, he was the son of the late Maggie Davis Fox and Ezekiel "Zeke" Fox. A United States Army veteran, he served his country in the Korean War. He retired from Mead Container, and was a member of the VFW Post 5109, Elks Lodge 1990, Dillahunty Masonic Lodge 112, and a member of the Parkview Baptist Church...
Obituary: Buford Glen Winsett (09/02/11)
Buford Glen Winsett, 74, of Fayette-ville, passed away Thursday, Sept. 1, 2011, at Donalson Care Center. Mr. Winset was a native of Lincoln County, son of the late Thomas B. and Leona Lynn Land Winsett, retired from Eaton Corporation, and a member of the Lincoln Baptist Church...
Obituary: Carol Ann Clark Smith (09/02/11)
Carol Ann Clark Smith, 55, became an ANGEL on Thursday, Aug. 11, 2011, after an extended battle with cancer, at her home in Huntsville, Ala. A native of Marshall County, she was preceded in death by her father, Henry Carl Clark. She graduated from the University of Alabama in Huntsville with an R.N. degree and worked at several hospitals in Huntsville...
Obituary: George W. Wood Jr. (09/02/11)
George W. Wood Jr., 90, of Lewisburg, died Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2011, in NHC Lewisburg Healthcare. Mr. Wood was a native of Marshall County, and son of the late George W. Wood Sr. and Frances Bigham Wood. He was retired from Faber Castell Corporation and was a member of the Farmington Church of Christ...
Obituary: Mable Florene Matney (09/02/11)
Mable Florene Matney, 88, of Lewisburg, died Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2011, in NHC Lewisburg Healthcare. Mrs. Matney was a native of Giles County, and daughter of the late William and Pearl Harwell Holbert. She was retired from Heil Quaker Corporation and was a member of Lewisburg First United Methodist Church...
Obituary: Morris Grant Looney (09/02/11)
Maj. Morris Grant Looney, 94, died Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2011. He was born in Moulton, Ala., the son of Morris Loyd and Laura Geneva Woods Looney. He enlisted in the U.S. Army on Jan. 2, 1937, at Fort McClellan, Ala. as a member of a non-mechanized infantry unit. ...