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Obituaries from October 2011

Dorothy Pettes Cory (10/28/11)
Dorothy Pettes Cory, 74, of Lewisburg, died Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2011, in NHC Lewisburg Merihil. Ms. Cory was a native of Marshall County, and daughter of the late James C. and Mamie Holder Pettes. She was a 1955 graduate of Cornersville High School. She was a homemaker and a member of the Church of Christ...
Eugene Haskins (10/28/11)
Eugene Haskins, 57, of the Halls Mill Community of Bedford County, died Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2011. Mr. Haskins was born in Bedford County and worked for Genesco, Inc. of Chapel Hill for 37 years. He was preceded in death by his father, Clifton Ira Haskins...
Terry David Jackson (10/28/11)
Memorial services for Terry David Jackson, 65, of Fayetteville will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 30, at Higgins Funeral Home. Mr. Jackson passed away Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2011, in Donalson Care Center. He was a native of Indiana, son of the late Dale Lomax Sr. ...
Mary Frances Williams (10/28/11)
Mary Frances "Granny" Williams, 84, of the Farmington Community of Marshall County, died Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2011. A native of Marshall County, she was a daughter of the late William Lindsey and Mary Rebecca Andrews Hill. Mrs. Williams was a homemaker and baled hay for the public for 26 years. She was a member of Farmington United Methodist Church...
James Harold Jones (10/26/11)
Retired Senior Master Sgt. James Harold Jones, 89, of Chapel Hill, died Monday, Oct. 24, 2011, in Franklin. A native of Bedford County, Harold was a son of the late Harvey Ransom and Annie Maude Hoover Jones. Mr. Jones retired from the U.S. Air Force after 23 years of service during which he served in World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War. During his service he spent 22 months as a prisoner of war in North Korea...
Ora Lucille Bailey (10/26/11)
Graveside services for Ora Lucille Bailey, 98, of Lynchburg, formerly of Lewisburg, will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 26, at Lone Oak Cemetery in Lewisburg with Rev. Ron DeWitt officiating. Ms. Bailey passed Sunday morning, Oct. 23, 2011, in the Lynchburg Nursing Home after an extended illness...
James Elliott Fagan (10/26/11)
James Elliott Fagan, 87, of Eagleville, died Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011, in Eagleville. Mr. Fagan was born in Marshall County and was a son of the late Owen Elliott and Mamie Lou Dean Fagan. He was a decorated World War II veteran, serving in the United States Army during the European Campaign. ...
Linda Kaye Hamlett Hooper (10/26/11)
Linda Kaye Hamlett Hooper, 69, of Nashville, formerly of Lynnville, died Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011, at Southern Tennessee Medical Center in Winchester. Ms. Hooper was a native of Giles County, and daughter of the late William Henry and Ida Yvonne Bivens Hamlett. She was a graduate of Lynnville High School. She was retired from First American Bank where she was an administrative assistant in securities...
Lorene Neese Batten (10/26/11)
Lorene Neese Batten, 96, of Lewisburg, died Saturday morning, Oct. 22, 2011, in Lewisburg. Mrs. Batten was born in Grant, Okla., and was a daughter of the late Joel Lowe and Martha Elizabeth Harber Neese. She was a homemaker and a member of the First Baptist Church in Lewisburg. She worked many years for Red Cedar Pencil Company and retired from Cosmolab, Inc. in Lewisburg...
David Odell Price Sr. (10/26/11)
David Odell Price Sr., 60, of Lewisburg, went to be with his Heavenly Father on Friday, Oct. 21, 2011, after an extended illness. A native of Lawrenceburg, he was the son of the late Eva M. Walker Price and Mitchell Odell Price. He was a self-employed carpenter and painter and was a member of the Baptist faith...
Jossie Mai Flye (10/21/11)
Jossie Mai Flye, 76, of Birmingham, Ala., went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2011. She was a member of Valley East Baptist Church and an active member of Morris Senior Center. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bobby Gean Flye; daughter, Nedra Pierce; and brother, Lane Allen...
Jason Bernard Gilbert (10/21/11)
Jason Bernard Gilbert, of Lewisburg, passed away on Monday, Oct. 17, 2011. He was 25 years old and employed at CKNA Automotive. He is survived by his parents, John Thomas Gilbert and Janella Goff Gilbert of Pulaski; brother, John Gilbert and wife Claudia of Murfreesboro; partner in life, Crystal Gilliam; several nieces and nephews; and two godsons, Tori and K.J...
Roger Dale Holder Sr. (10/19/11)
Roger Dale Holder Sr., 61, of Chapel Hill, died Sunday, Oct. 16, 2011, in Nashville. A native of Giles County, Mr. Holder was a son of the late George Washington and Susie Christine Reeves Holder. He was formerly an assistant foreman with Durango Boot Co. with 25 years of service...
Paul Charles Holly (10/19/11)
Paul Charles "Bud" Holly, 89, of Nashville, died Sunday, Oct. 16, 2011, at his residence. Mr. Holly was a native of Marshall County, and son of the late Judge Robert Cecil and Erline Collins Holly. He was a graduate of Marshall County High School and was a retired supervisor with Genesco, Inc. He served his country in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He was a member of Hillsboro Church of Christ in Nashville...
Harril T. Collins (10/19/11)
Harril T. Collins, 71, of Lewisburg, died Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011, in NHC Lewisburg Healthcare. Mr. Collins was a native of Marshall County. He was a member of the Church of Christ. He had no immediate family. Graveside services were conducted Thursday, Oct. 13, in Lone Oak Cemetery...
Roy Elbert Sorrells (10/19/11)
Roy Elbert "Bert" Sorrells, 63, of Lewisburg, died Friday, Oct. 14, 2011, at his residence. Mr. Sorrells was a native of Lincoln County, and son of the late James Edward and Sarah Evelyn Whorley Sorrells. He was retired from Walker Die Casting and he was a member of Hannah's Gap Baptist Church...
Juanita Pack (10/19/11)
Juanita Pack, 74, of Petersburg, died Friday, Oct. 14, 2011, in Vanderbilt Medical Center. Mrs. Pack was a native of Marshall County, and daughter of the late James Howard and Nina Mai Hastings Sowell. She was a former employee of Petersburg Manufacturing, Cosmolab, and Teledyne, and she retired from National Pen Corporation in 2001. She was a lifelong member of Catalpa Church of Christ...
Joe E. Mitchell (10/14/11)
Joe E. Mitchell, 89, of Chapel Hill died Monday, Oct. 10, 2011, at Oakwood Nursing Home. Born in Central City, Ky., Mr. Mitchell was a veteran of World War II, serving as a pilot in the Air Force. Later he had a career in selling building materials, working in Tennessee, Wyoming, and Colorado...
Althea Boyd Banks (10/14/11)
Althea Boyd Banks, 90, of Lewisburg, died Tuesday morning, Oct. 11, 2011, in Lewisburg. Mrs. Banks was born in Tampa, Fla. and was a daughter of the late Olen and Thelma Holt Hill. She was a beautician and a member of the Baptist Church. Mrs. Banks was preceded in death by her first husband, George W. Boyd, who died in 1999, and by her second husband, Don R. Banks, who died in 2008...
Dorothy Hopkins (10/14/11)
Dorothy "Dot" Hopkins, 85, of Lewisburg, formerly of Chapel Hill, died Sunday, Oct. 9, 2011, in Lewisburg. Mrs. Hopkins was born in Wilson County and was a daughter of the late William Hardy and Dorothy Elizabeth Peek Hester. She was a graduate of Forrest High School and a member of Smyrna Baptist Church in Chapel Hill. Mrs. Hopkins retired from Genesco Corp. of Chapel Hill and later retired from Marshall Medical Center in Lewisburg...
Andrew Cecil Dunn III (10/14/11)
Andrew Cecil Dunn III, 68, of Lewisburg, died Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011, in McDonald, Tenn. He was born Feb. 12, 1943, in Chicago, Ill. He was preceded in death by his parents, Andrew C. Dunn II and Marcella Gerleve Dunn. He is survived by his sister, Andrea Boehm of Lisle, Ill.; and his brothers, Joseph Dunn of Kansasville, Wisc. ...
Pauline N. Calahan (10/14/11)
Pauline N. Calahan, 87, of Lewisburg, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 9, 2011, at NHC- Lewisburg. A native of Marshall County, she was the daughter of the late Fannie Pearl Logue and Ernest P. Neathery. She was a housewife and a member of the Parkview Baptist Church...
Betty Fay Smotherman (10/14/11)
Betty Fay Smotherman, 66, of Shelbyville, died Friday, Oct. 7, 2011, at St. Thomas Hospital. Mrs. Smotherman was a native of Marshall County, the daughter of the late Lee and Zanie Richardson Allen. She was a laborer in industry and was affiliated with the Baptist Church...
Betty Fay Smotherman (10/14/11)
Betty Fay Smotherman, 66, of Shelbyville, died Friday, Oct. 7, 2011, at St. Thomas Hospital. Mrs. Smotherman was a native of Marshall County, the daughter of the late Lee and Zanie Richardson Allen. She was a laborer in industry and was affiliated with the Baptist Church...
Mary Burrow Joines (10/14/11)
Mary Burrow Joines, 89, of Cornersville, died Saturday, Oct. 8, 2011, in Brandywood Golden Living Center in Gallatin. Mrs. Joines was a native of Marshall County, daughter of the late Calvin Eugene and Ethel Eady Burrow. She was a graduate of Cornersville High School. She was retired from Spencer's Grocery where she worked for several years as a clerk. She was a member of the Cornersville Church of Christ...
James M. Jones Jr. (10/14/11)
James M. "Buddy" Jones Jr., 90, of Lewisburg, passed away on Friday, Oct. 7, 2011, at his residence. Mr. Jones was a native of Marshall County and was the son of the late Dr. James M. Jones Sr. and Estha McLain Jones. He was a graduate of Marshall County High School, Vanderbilt University in 1943 with a AB Degree, and Duke University Law School in 1947 with a Jurist Doctorate. Mr. Jones attended First United Methodist Church of Lewisburg...
James M. Jones Jr. (10/14/11)
James M. "Buddy" Jones Jr., 90, of Lewisburg, passed away on Friday, Oct. 7, 2011, at his residence. Mr. Jones was a native of Marshall County and was the son of the late Dr. James M. Jones Sr. and Estha McLain Jones. He was a graduate of Marshall County High School, Vanderbilt University in 1943 with a AB Degree, and Duke University Law School in 1947 with a Jurist Doctorate. Mr. Jones attended First United Methodist Church of Lewisburg...
Harold James Dickerson (10/14/11)
Harold James "Jim" Dickerson, 76, died Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011, at home. Mr. Dickerson had been a Lewisburg resident since 2005. Prior to that, he was a lifelong resident of Southern California, having been born in Redondo Beach, Calif. He was a member of the First Assembly of God Church in Lewisburg. ...
Gladys Dalton Edde (10/14/11)
Gladys Dalton "Buddy" Edde, 70, of Old Hickory, died Friday, Oct. 7, 2011, in Skyline Medical Center. Mr. Edde was a native of Marshall County, son of the late James Dalton "J.D." and Ester Walls Edde. He was retired from Enco where he was a heavy equipment mechanic. He was a member of the Hermitage Hills Baptist Church and a mason in the Old Hickory Masonic Lodge # 598...
Bobby Gene Thornhill (10/07/11)
Bobby Gene Thornhill, 72, died Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2011, at Marshall Medical Center. Mr. Thornhill was a native of Marshall County and the son of the late William Edward and Pauline Wright Thornhill. He was a member of Antioch Church of Christ. He was retired from ICP, and he was also a farmer...
Teresa E. King (10/07/11)
Teresa E. King, 59, passed away at her residence on Sunday, Oct. 2, 2011. She was preceded in death by her mother, Isasbel Jett; grandmother, Kate Whitesell; one sister, Melissa Jamison; and two brothers, Ricky and Mike Jett. She is survived by one son, Eric Jett, and two grandchildren, T'erikus Armstrong Jett and Jamaric Armstrong Jett...
James Kidd Endsley (10/07/11)
James Kidd "J.K." Endsley, 82, of Hendersonville, passed away Thursday, Sept. 29, 2011, surrounded by his family. Jim was born and raised in Marshall County. He was one of seven children. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. ...
Linden Fagan Pierce (10/07/11)
Linden Fagan Pierce, 65, of Columbia, died Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2011, at Signature Health Care Center in Columbia. Mr. Pierce was a native of Giles County, the son of the late Georgie Lee and Mary Lou Phillips Pierce and was employed as a hair stylist. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Josie Lee Wiley. ...