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Obituaries from January 2012

Nancy Jewell Ortner Ownby (01/27/12)
Nancy Jewell "Judy" Ortner Ownby, 86, of Tullahoma, went to be with Jesus, her best friend, on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2012. She died of an aortic aneurysm at Harton Regional Medical Center in Tullahoma. Born June 17, 1925, in Fayetteville, she had made her home in Lewisburg for 51 years before moving to Tullahoma in 1997 to be near her beloved sister, Jean McNutt, who survives...
Addie Elizabeth Haislip (01/27/12)
Addie Elizabeth "Lib" Haislip, 89, of Lewisburg, formerly of Cornersville, died Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2012, in NHC Lewisburg. Mrs. Haislip was a native of Giles County, and daughter of the late Willie and Lola Wolaver Worsham. She was a homemaker and member of the Medium United Methodist Church...
Ricky Powell Milburn (01/25/12)
Ricky Powell Milburn, 66, of Manchester, passed away at Baptist Hospital on Sunday evening, Jan. 22, 2012. Mr. Milburn was born in Manchester on Dec. 13, 1945, the son of the late Cecil Clay and Lillian Maude Anderson Milburn. He graduated from Manchester Central High School and Tennessee Tech, with a degree in industrial technology. ...
Glyndon Alberta Askins Shaw (01/25/12)
Glyndon Alberta Askins Shaw, 91, of Martin, Tenn., formerly of Lewisburg, died Saturday, Jan. 21, 2012, in Martin Health Care. Mrs. Shaw was a native of Lincoln County, and daughter of the late Albert Greenfield and Annie Ashby Askins. She was a licensed practical nurse employed by Leonard's Hospital for 22 years, retiring from nursing in 1983. ...
Jerry Curtis Strand (01/25/12)
Jerry Curtis Strand, 60, a resident of Lewisburg, passed away on Friday, Jan. 20, 2012. A native of Sacramento, Calif., he was the son of the late Arnold and Gertrude Strand. He was nursing home administrator for many years and a member of the Lewisburg First United Methodist Church...
Raymond Wilson Long (01/25/12)
Raymond Wilson Long, 94, of Nashville, died Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2012, in the Veterans Administration Hospital. A native of Ohio, Mr. Long served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was a member of Ivy Memorial Baptist Church where he served as a deacon...
Charles Marion Ealy Sr. (01/25/12)
Charles Marion Ealy Sr., 86, of Lewisburg, died Sunday, Jan. 22, 2012, at his home. Mr. Ealy was a native of Marshall County, and son of the late James and Stacie Compton Ealy. He served his country in the U.S. Army. He was retired from Teledyne Corporation and was a member of the Potter's House Church...
Clifton Roberts (01/20/12)
Clifton Roberts, 83, of Lewisburg, passed away on Monday evening, Jan. 16, 2012, at Williamson Medical Center in Franklin. Mr. Roberts was born in Davidson County and was a lifelong resident of Marshall County. He was the son of the late Hobart Roberts and Betty Delaney Roberts. He was retired from Heil-Quaker Corporation with 40 years of service. He was a charter member of Parkview Baptist Church where he served as a Deacon...
Barbara Jean Reynolds (01/20/12)
Barbara Jean Reynolds, 78, of Lewisburg, died Tuesday evening, Jan. 17, 2012, in Lewisburg. Miss Reynolds was born in Marshall County and was a daughter of the late John Moses and Jennie Lunn Reynolds. She was a longtime member of the Lewisburg Cumberland Presbyterian Church...
Ronald Grady Chapman (01/20/12)
Ronald Grady "Ronnie" Chapman, 59, resident of Hazelwood Road in Chapel Hill, died Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2012, at Marshall Medical Center. The Columbia native was the son of Christine Haskins Chapman of Columbia and the late Houston Grady Chapman. He was a 22-year employee of the State of Tennessee Experiment Station in Spring Hill and later worked at Tyson Foods. Ronnie loved deer hunting, fishing, and enjoyed traveling to the beach and the mountains. He attended Lasea Baptist Church...
Randall Gene Hargrove (01/20/12)
Randall Gene Hargrove, 56, of Lewisburg, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 14, 2012 at his residence. A native of Marshall County, he was the son of Mrs. Annie L. Wright Hill and the late Gene E. Hargrove. In addition to his mother, he is survived by one daughter, Mystery (Ryan) Herod of Toledo, Ohio, and two sons, Damien Hargrove of Summertown and Mason Hargrove of Lewisburg. ...
Melba Haislip Jones (01/20/12)
Melba Haislip Jones, 77, of Lewisburg, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2012, at Williamson Medical Center in Franklin. Mrs. Jones was a native of Marshall County, and the daughter of the late Clifford and Louise Haislip. She was a retired clerical secretary and a member of Mt. Moriah Baptist Church...
Ruby Jean Harris (01/19/12)
Ruby Jean Harris, 71, of Unionville, died Saturday, Jan. 14, 2012, in Shelbyville. Miss Harris was born in Bedford County and was a daughter of the late Bryant Reed and Nannie Martha Haskins Harris. She was a graduate of Forrest High School in Chapel Hill and a very active member of Clay Hill United Methodist Church. Miss Harris retired from Henry Horton State Park when she worked both in the park restaurant and the golf course snack bar...
Nan Sweeney Duvall (01/19/12)
Nan Sweeney Duvall, 52, of Chapel Hill, died Saturday, Jan. 14, 2012. A native of Marshall County, Mrs. Duvall was a daughter of the late William Akin Sweeney and Nancy Ross Clyde Sweeney. She was formerly a sportswriter for the Lewisburg Tribune, a member of the Forrest School Alumni Association, and a member of Promise United Methodist Church...
Kerry Winchester (01/19/12)
Kerry Winchester, 51, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2012, at Maury Regional Medical Center, following a brief illness. Kerry was born Nov. 1, 1960, in Columbia, to James H. Winchester of Columbia and Dorothy Wise Winchester, also of Columbia. He played high school football in Chapel Hill where he graduated. ...
Elmer O. Roberts (01/19/12)
Elmer O. Roberts, 97, of Lewisburg, formerly of the Robertson Fork Community, died Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2012, in Marshall Medical Center. Mr. Roberts was a native of Marshall County, and son of the late William Jefferson and Mamie Grammer Roberts. He was retired from Genesco Corporation after 30 years and was a farmer. He was a member of the Robertson Fork Church of Christ...
Elizabeth Imogene Bentle (01/19/12)
Elizabeth Imogene Bentle, 91, of Lewisburg, died Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2012, at her residence. Mrs. Bentle was a native of Sumner County, and daughter of the late Robert Wallace and Annie McDole Bentle. She was a 1938 graduate of Marshall County High School and attended Carson Newman University. She was retired from Heil Quaker Corporation and was a member of Lewisburg First Baptist Church...
Mary E. Whitcomb (01/13/12)
Mary E. Whitcomb, 78, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2012, in Springfield, Mo. She is survived by brothers Reuben (Bettye), Julius (Grace), Bobby (Lucille), James (Arlene), Robert (Debra), Ricky (Nylene) Thomison, and Wayne (Rosa) Shelton; and sisters Geneva Shepard, Esma (Jimmy) Thompson, Ester (Tommy) Bedell, Mary (Audrey) Crenshaw, Patrica Thomison and Dot (Ronnie) Talley...
George Cross Orr (01/13/12)
George Cross Orr, 82, of Tullahoma, passed away on Friday, Jan. 6, 2012. Born May 7, 1929, in Farmington, Orr was the son of William Newton and Rhessa Cross Orr. After graduating from Forrest School, Orr joined the United States Air Force in 1948, serving 21 years with tours of duty in the United States and Europe. ...
Dr. Mary Jane Gates McConnell (01/11/12)
Dr. Mary Jane Gates McConnell of Davidson, N.C., passed away Friday, Jan. 6, 2012, at The Pines at Davidson where she was a resident. Dr. McConnell was born April 9, 1927, in Chicago, Ill. She was the only child of Edna Zimmer Gates and Dr. Raymond John Gates...
Hannah Hastings (01/06/12)
Hannah Hastings, 20, of Cumming, Ga., passed away Sunday, Jan. 1, 2012. Hannah always tried to make the most of her life. She loved photography, horses and music. She was preceded in death by her grandfathers, James Travis Singleton and Wayne Hastings...
Bobbie Lee Knois Boyd (01/06/12)
Bobbie Lee Knois Boyd, 73, of Cumberland Furnace, Tenn., died Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011. A native of Rutherford County, Mrs. Boyd was the daughter of the late Robert Knois and Jennie Tune Knois. She was a retired clerk with the Federal Bankruptcy Court in Nashville...
Lewis Wayne Ketchum (01/04/12)
Lewis Wayne Ketchum, 60, of Lewisburg, died Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2011 in Nashville. Mr. Ketchum was a native of Marshall County, and son of the late Warner L. Ketchum and Mrs. Bertie Louise Bass Ketchum of Lewisburg. He was preceded in death by his father, Warner Ketchum, and brother, James Ketchum...
Wanda Faye Thomas (01/04/12)
Wanda Faye Thomas, 65, of Lewisburg, died Monday, Jan. 2, 2012, in Maury Regional Medical Center. Ms. Thomas was a native of Marshall County, and daughter of the late A.C. and Margaret Hargrove Wright. She was employed by Sunshine Residential Home and was a member of the Church of Christ...
Alfred Jett (01/04/12)
Alfred Jett, 66, of Lawrenceburg, formerly of Cornersville, died Sunday, Jan. 1, 2012, in Wayne Care Nursing Home. Mr. Jett was a native of Marshall County, and son of the late Robert Lee and Edith Isley Jett. He was a retired driver for Sharps Transport...
Elaine Farris (01/04/12)
We regret to inform you that Elaine Farris, 87, departed this earthly life on Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011, at NHC-Oakwood in Lewisburg. Mrs. Farris was a member of Allen Bethel A.M.E. Church in Lewisburg. She was preceded in death by her husband, George Farris; her parents, Claude and Ethel Johnson; and two sisters, Maxine O'Neal and Melba Johnson. She is dearly loved and will be deeply missed...
Juanita Young Broyles (01/04/12)
Juanita Young Broyles departed this life on Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2011, in Columbia, at the age of 86 years, four months and nine days. Ms. Broyles was born in Savannah, Tenn. on Aug. 18, 1925, the daughter of the late Claude S. and Bessie Lenora Andrews Young...
Barry James Bates (01/04/12)
Barry James Bates, 43, of Lewisburg, died Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2011. Mr. Bates was a native of Marshall County, and son of Kirby Wayne Bates of Bell Buckle and Virginia Bell Jones Smits of Lewisburg. He was formerly employed with Kantus Corporation and was a member of Westvue Church of Christ...
Jimmie Pope (01/04/12)
Jimmie Pope, 86, of Cornersville, died Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2011, in NHC Lewisburg Healthcare. Mrs. Pope was a native of Giles County, and daughter of the late James W. and Elizabeth Chapman Holley. She was a homemaker and member of the Cornersville First Baptist Church...
Maggie Mai Newcomb Rainey (01/04/12)
Maggie Mai Newcomb Rainey, 79, of Lewisburg, died Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011. A native of Marshall County, Mrs. Rainey was a daughter of the late William Arthur Newcomb and Willie Kate Ragsdale Newcomb. She was a homemaker, farmer and a member of the Church of God...
Nicole Clarice Daniel McClintock Adcock (01/04/12)
Nicole Clarice Daniel McClintock Adcock, 27, of Unionville, died Thursday, Dec. 29, 2011. Mrs. Adcock was born in Bedford County and was a graduate of Community High School, Class of 2003. She was a ribbon and trophy presenter at the National Walking Horse Celebration in Shelbyville, and was an avid UT fan and supporter of Dale Earnhardt Jr. and NASCAR. Nicole was a member of Chapel Hill Community Baptist Church...
Clara Jean Lemay Langley (01/04/12)
Clara Jean Lemay Langley, 75, of Lewisburg, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 1, 2012, at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville. Mrs. Langley was a lifelong resident of Marshall County, and the daughter of the late Dick and Maybelle Watkins. She was a retired machine operator at Cosmolab, Lewisburg...