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Obituaries from June 2012

Robert Orr Jr. (06/29/12)
Robert "Bobby" Orr Jr., 71, of Chapel Hill, died Tuesday, June 26, 2012. Born in Marshall County, Mr. Orr was the son of the late Robert Mitchell Orr Sr. and Ella Adrian Jernigan Orr. Bobby was a retired truck driver. He is survived by two daughters, Shelley (Jamie) Wright of Lewisburg and Vickie (Luther) Orr George of Beech Grove; a son, Robert Mitchell Orr III of McMinnville; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren...
Linda L. Blalock Joyce (06/29/12)
Linda L. Blalock Joyce, 67, of Lewisburg, passed away on Wednesday, June 27, 2012, at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville after a courageous battle with cancer. Linda was born in Columbia on Feb. 26, 1945, and was the daughter of the late Enoch Ethridge and Mary Lucille Hines Blalock. ...
Dr. Joseph Franklin Von Almen Jr. (06/27/12)
Dr. Joseph Franklin Von Almen Jr., 77, of Lewisburg, died Thursday, June 21, 2012, at his residence. Dr. Von Almen was a native of Dyersburg, and son of the late Joseph Franklin Von Almen Sr. and Geneva Jones Von Almen. He graduated from medical school at the University of Tennessee in Memphis, later serving his residency at Roanoke Memorial Hospital in Roanoke, Va. ...
Peggy Anne Mitchell Clarkson (06/27/12)
Peggy Anne Mitchell Clarkson, 61, former resident of Mooresville and Franklin, and widow of Charles W. "Chuck" Clarkson, who died May 4, 2012, died Sunday, June 24, 2012, at her residence in Dickson. The Lincoln County native was the daughter of the late Dalton Mitchell and Arnell Collins Mitchell and was a graduate of Cornersville High School. ...
Mary Ann Hickman (06/27/12)
Mary Ann Hickman, 68, of Lynnville, died Saturday, June 23, 2012, in Vanderbilt Hospital. Mrs. Hickman was a native of Giles County, and daughter of the late George W. and Harriette Hoge Stallings. She was retired from the Marshall County Board of Education as manager of the Cornersville High School cafeteria where she worked for 34 years. She attended the Robertson Fork Church of Christ for 57 years and Lynnville Church of Christ for the past 11 years...
Ashlea McPherson (06/27/12)
Ashlea McPherson, 23, of Fayetteville, passed away Wednesday, June 20, 2012, at her residence. Miss McPherson was a member of the Bethlehem Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her grandfather, Doyle Weir. Survivors include her mother, Kim Lasater and husband Tom of Fayetteville; father, Scott McPherson and wife Candy of Tullahoma; two brothers, Dusty McPherson and wife Kymber and Shane McPherson and wife Stephanie, all of Fayetteville; stepbrother, Aaron Lasater of Fayetteville, N.C.; grandmothers, Loyce Weir of Fayetteville and Barbara McPherson of Kelso; grandparents, Alton and Virginia McPherson of Harvey, Ill.; stepgrandparents, Wendell and Mary Paul Lasater of Lewisburg; nieces, Kayleigh McPherson and Heidi McPherson; and nephew, Carson McPherson.. ...
Stanley Karpinski, (06/22/12)
Stanley Karpinski, 85, of Chapel Hill, died Wednesday, June 20, 2012, in Lewisburg. Mr. Karpinski was born in Oriskany Falls, N.Y. and was a son of the late Andrew John and Mary Bobo Karpinski. He was retired from General Motors Corporation after 27 years of service. Stanley was a member of the Catholic Church and served as a volunteer policeman. He was a member of the Lions Club, and an organizer and member of the UAW Retirees Group...
Charles Sanford (06/22/12)
Charles "Wolf" Sanford, 65, of Nolensville, died Thursday, June 21, 2012, in Franklin. Mr. Sanford was born in Williamson County and was a son of the late Charles W. and Pauline Barker Sanford. He was the owner of Sanford Tractor Service of Nolensville...
Bessie Lorene Eady (06/20/12)
Bessie Lorene Eady, 78, of Chapel Hill, died Thursday, June 14, 2012, in Columbia. Miss Eady was born in Williamson County and was a daughter of the late William Durgan and Margaret Bernice Hargrove Eady. She was a homemaker and had worked at the former Durango Boot Company in Chapel Hill...
Michelle Bottoms (06/20/12)
Michelle Bottoms, 53, of Nolensville, died Thursday, June 14, 2012. Michelle was born and raised in Lawrenceburg. She was preceded in death by her mother, Corrine Kemper. She is survived by her husband, Pete Bottoms; daughter, Natalie (Philip) Pratt; son, Ben Bottoms; father, Philip Kemper; stepmother, Ivanell Kemper; sister, Shari (Tom) Bacurin; and brothers, Ray (Robin) Kemper and Lyle (Cindy) Kemper...
Earline McKinney Cathey (06/15/12)
Earline McKinney Cathey, 67, of Lewisburg, passed away on Thursday, June 14, 2012, at her residence. A native of Marshall County, she was the daughter of the late Macie Crabtree McKinney and Edwin Earl McKinney. She was a retired as an accountant for Teledyne EMS Corporation and was a member of the Church of Christ...
Sara Woods Bigham (06/13/12)
Sara Woods Bigham, 90, of Atlanta, Ga., native and long-time resident of Lewisburg, passed away on Thursday, June 7, 2012, at Brighton Gardens of Buckhead Assisted Living in Atlanta, Ga. A native of Marshall County, she was the daughter of the late James Watson Woods and Sallie Frances Watson Woods. ...
Carmen Blake Coleman (06/13/12)
Carmen Blake Coleman, 65, of Cornersville, passed away on Wednesday, June 6, 2012. He was a member Verona Caney Baptist Church of Lewisburg, a Mason, and a veteran of the U.S. Air Force; he was retired from General Motors. He was preceded in death by his wife, Wanda Coleman, and parents, Daniel and Bertha Coleman...
J. T. King (06/13/12)
J. T. King, 36, of the Holts Corner Community, died Monday, June 11, 2012. Mr. King was born in Bedford County and was of the Baptist faith. He was employed with Wolf Tree Service of Manchester, Tenn. J. T. was preceded in death by his sister, Mary Jane Riner...
Florence Hopkins Norris (06/08/12)
Florence Hopkins Norris, 100, of Cullman, Ala., formerly of Lewisburg, died Wednesday, June 6, 2012, in Victorian Manor in Hanceville, Ala. Mrs. Norris was born in the Rich Creek Community on Nov. 3, 1911, to Carlton and Fannie Parsons Hopkins. She retired from Butler Brothers Hardware and was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Lewisburg...
Mike Lopiccolo (06/08/12)
Mike Lopiccolo, 54, of Chapel Hill, died on Tuesday, June 4, 2012, in Chapel Hill. He was born in Port Huron, Mich., and was a son of the late Mary Ann Verlinde and Samuel Lopiccolo. Mr. Lopiccolo was a veteran of the United States Army. Currently, Mr. Lopiccolo was the owner and operator of U Roll Em Tobacco Shop in Shelbyville. He was preceded in death by a sister, Theresa Jowers, and his parents...
Pauline Bowers Wood (06/08/12)
Pauline Bowers Wood, 85, of Ostella, died Tuesday, June 5, 2012, in Maury Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Wood was a native of Marshall County, born in the Blue Creek Community to the late Fred Marshall and Jennie May Hyde Bowers in March of 1927. She was a homemaker and farm wife, a member of the Methodist Church and attended the Richland Cumberland Presbyterian Church...
Edna Wilson Crutcher (06/06/12)
Edna Wilson Crutcher, 96, formerly of Chapel Hill, died April 8, 2012, in Clarksville. Mrs. Crutcher was born in Marshall County where she lived most of her life. She was the daughter of the late Delwyn and Gertrude Blackwell Wilson. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 70 years, Edward Crutcher...
Dorris E. White (06/06/12)
Dorris E. White, 73, of the Haskins Chapel Community, died Saturday, June 2, 2012. A native of Bedford County, Mr. White was the son of the late Joe Edward and Mary Blackwell White. He was a retired construction worker. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Pugh White, who died in 1996...
Joy Elizabeth Ragland (06/01/12)
Joy Elizabeth Ragland, 86, died quietly at her home in Fair Oaks, Calif., on Thursday, May 24, 2012. She was born Rachel Elizabeth Holt to the late Deward Allen and Annie Belle Ridner Holt on April 13, 1926, in Giles County. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Peggy Joyce Bishop Ragland; son, Alan Earl Bishop Ragland; sisters, Ellen Woods, Maxine Curtis, and Nora Braddock; and brothers, Oliver Holt, Bobbie Holt, and Harold Holt...