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Obituaries from August 2012

Billy Wayne McDaniel (08/31/12)
Billy Wayne McDaniel, 74, of the Caney Spring Community of Marshall County, died Monday, Aug. 27, 2012, at his residence. Mr. McDaniel was born in Marshall County, and was a son of the late R. Z. and Marguerite Lee McDaniel. He was a member of the Old Lasea Church of Christ and was retired from Wiles Ford and Mercury as a service manager...
Charles Edward Gordon (08/31/12)
Charles Edward Gordon, 98, of Pulaski, died Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012, at his daughter's residence. Mr. Gordon was a native of Giles County, and son of the late Peter "Press" Thomas and Rowena Matilda Cole Gordon. He was retired from Genesco Corporation and was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Pulaski...
Linda Fay James Evans (08/31/12)
Linda Fay James Evans, 63, of Shelbyville, died Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012, in Vanderbilt Medical Center. Ms. Evans was a native of Bedford County, and daughter of the late Jimmie and Addie Douglas Stovall. She was a retired domestic engineer and a member of Eastview Baptist Church...
Jimmy B. Crosby (08/29/12)
Jimmy B. Crosby, 66, of the Wheel Community of Bedford County, died Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012, in Shelbyville. Mr. Crosby was born in Brantley County, Ga., and was a son of the late Melvin Barnwell and Chan Josephine Crosby. He was a diesel mechanic and farmer and was a member of Mt. Lebanon Baptist Church...
Lewis Ervin Upchurch (08/29/12)
Lewis Ervin Upchurch, 88, of Clearwater, Fla., passed away Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012. Mr. Upchurch was born in Pennsylvania, and was a previous resident of Lewisburg. He served in the U.S. Navy during WWII where he was trained at the U.S. Navy Diesel School in Richmond, Va. ...
James Mitchell Edmiston (08/29/12)
James Mitchell Edmiston, 61, of Murfreesboro, passed away Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012, at the St. Thomas Hospital. Mr. Edmiston was a native of Lincoln County, the son of the late J.R. Edmiston and Dessie Edmiston, who survives. He was an assembly worker and truck driver. He was a loving father and husband...
Clara Mae Chilton (08/29/12)
June 3, 1946 - Aug. 25, 2012 Mae was a native of Lewisburg and member of Lewisburg First Church of the Nazarene. She was born to Samuel Robert Cummings and Ruby Lucille (King) Cummings Alexander, who both preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her stepfather, William Paul Alexander, and son, Kenneth Wayne Baker...
Annie Ruth Chunn (08/24/12)
Annie Ruth Chunn, 91, of Lewisburg, died Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012, in Manchester Health Care Center, Manchester. Mrs. Chunn was a native of Marshall County, and daughter of the late Ernest and Leslie Bell Nelson Hilliard. She was retired from Faber-Castell Corporation and member of Lewisburg First Baptist Church...
Jerry Clark Roberson (08/24/12)
Jerry Clark Roberson, 71, resident of Mesa, Ariz., and formerly of Columbia, died Friday, Aug. 17,, 2012, surrounded by family. Born in Lawrence County and reared in Maury County, he was the son of the late Aldon Clark Roberson and Mary Dale Leighton Roberson. ...
Brenda Gail Carroll (08/24/12)
Brenda Gail Carroll, 55, of Lewisburg, died Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012, at her home. Ms. Carroll was a native of Marshall County, and daughter of the late Abraham Lincoln and Mary Frances Stafford Bennett. She was a homemaker. Preceded in death by two brothers, Leslie Bennett and William Dunnivant, she is survived by one son, Christopher Lee Burgess of Lewisburg; three sisters, Pamela Begley of Cornersville, Janice Dockery of Shelbyville, and Shirley Cherry of Cornersville; and two half-brothers, Price Bennett and Blair Bennett, both of Lewisburg.. ...
William Michael Hazlett (08/22/12)
William Michael Hazlett, 55, of Lewisburg, passed away on Friday, Aug. 17, 2012, at his residence. A native of Marshall County, he was the son of the late Mary Ellen Holder Hazlett and James Cecil Hazlett. He was a mechanic and a 1975 graduate of Marshall County Senior High School...
Jeffrey Scott Marshall (08/22/12)
Jeffrey Scott Marshall, 45, of Lewisburg, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 19, 2012, at Marshall Medical Center. Born in Richmond, Va., he was a longtime resident of Lewisburg and was the son of Suzy (Doug) Alberts and James Marshall. He loved writing music and singing to his family, playing video games, and watching his favorite TV show, "Avatar." He was always a kid at heart and a proud member of the Duck River Project Band...
John Homer Poteete (08/22/12)
John Homer Poteete, 68, of Lewisburg, died Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012, at his residence. Mr. Poteete was a native of Maury County, and son of the late Walter Bly Poteete and Evone Crews Poteete of Belfast. He was a carpenter and member of East Commerce Baptist Church...
Amanda Sue Gray Guy (08/22/12)
Amanda Sue Gray Guy, 45, of Monroe, Mich., died Monday, Aug. 13, 2012. Mandy was a native of Davidson County, and daughter of the late William Gray and Linda Estes Gray of Hendersonville. She was a homemaker and member of the Stewart Road Church of God in Monroe...
Christine G. Turner (08/15/12)
Christine G. Turner, 82, of Lewisburg, passed away Sunday, Aug. 12, 2012, at NHC-Lewisburg. A native of Alabama, she was the daughter of the late Jim R. Guthrie and Iona Reece Guthrie. She was married for 53 years to the late Richard Roy Turner who passed away in 2004...
Edwin Allen (08/15/12)
Edwin Allen, 92, of Franklin, formerly of the Caney Spring Community of Marshall County, died Sunday, Aug. 12, 2012, in Franklin. Mr. Allen was born in Marshall County, and was a son of the late William George and Lennie Johnson Allen. He was a graduate of Forrest School, Class of 1938, and a lifelong member of Caney Spring United Methodist Church. ...
Addison Danielle Greene (08/15/12)
Addison Danielle Greene, four-week-old infant daughter of Michael Reece Greene and Brookland Miller, died Sunday, Aug. 12, 2012, in Vanderbilt Medical Center. In addition to her parents, she is survived by her maternal grandmother, Tammy J. Rhiner, and maternal grandfather, Billy Rhiner, both of Lewisburg; James Michael Cozart Jr. ...
Hurshell Eugene Michael (08/15/12)
Hurshell Eugene "Gene" Michael, 78, of Chapel Hill, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012, at Williamson Medical Center in Franklin. Mr. Michael was a native of Berrien County, Mich., and the son of the late Hurshell Michael and Carmen McClintock Michael. He was a retired business executive of the former Heil-Quaker Corp. of Lewisburg...
L. R. Harris Jr. (08/15/12)
L. R. Harris Jr., 92 of Haleyville, Ala. passed away Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012, at his home. He was born in Booneville, Miss., son of the late Lee and Ara Harris. Mr. Harris served in the United States Army during World War II, taking part in the Battle of the Bulge. ...
W.T. "Dub" Walker (08/15/12)
W.T. "Dub" Walker, 82, of Chapel Hill, died Monday, Aug. 13, 2012, in Williamson Medical Center. Mr. Walker was a native of Camp Springs, Texas, and son of the late Robert Ervin and Beatrice Pearson Walker. He was a farmer and pastor of the Wilderness Faith Tabernacle. He served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict...
Walter William Hickman (08/15/12)
Walter William Hickman, 57, of Pulaski, passed away Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, at Pulaski NHC. Mr. Hickman was born April 8, 1955, to Walter and Mary Elizabeth Hill Hickman. He was a retired sales rep for Sara Lee and was preceded in death by his parents, and son-in-law, Korey Prier...
Margaret Shaughnessy Kendall (08/15/12)
Margaret "Maggie" Shaughnessy Kendall left this world Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, for her place in Heaven. She was preceded in death by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Shaughnessy of New York City. Maggie leaves behind her loving husband of 56 years, David L. ...
Bessie Pearl Davis (08/15/12)
Bessie Pearl Davis, 101, of Lewisburg, died Monday, Aug. 13, 2012, in NHC Lewisburg. Mrs. Davis was a native of Marshall County, and daughter of the late Andrew West and Mattie Ida Osborne Thompson. She retired from Faber Castell Corporation and NHC Oakwood. She was a member of Church Street Church of Christ...
Wayne Spence, (08/15/12)
Wayne Spence, 29, of Columbia, died Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012, in Summertown, following an automobile accident. Wayne was a native of Lawrence County, and son of Deborah Lynn Spence Young of Columbia. He was a repairman with Merus Computer Repair in Lawrenceburg...
Vanessa Bell Clifton (08/10/12)
Vanessa Bell Clifton, 31, of Lewisburg, passed away Sunday, Aug. 5, 2012. She was preceded in death by her grandmother, Mary Claire Minick, and grandfather, Peyton Lee. She is survived by her husband, Derek Clifton; daughter, Lilly E. Clifton; and son, Austin L. Smith; mother, Pamela Lee; father, Terrence A. Bell; stepmother, Beth S. Bell; sister, Stephanie Hatch, brother, Jimmy Dutton; grandmother, Willie Lee; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and a host of friends...
Hester A. Cox (08/08/12)
Hester A. Cox, 93, of Moulton, Ala., and former longtime resident of Lewisburg, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012, at NHC in Moulton. A native of Bruceton, she was the daughter of the late Ellie Sanders Allen and Icom Allen. She was retired from Genesco as a shoemaker and a member of the First Cumberland Presbyterian Church...
Bertha Holt Darnell (08/08/12)
Bertha Holt Darnell, 86, of Belfast, died Sunday, Aug. 5, 2012, in NHC Lewisburg. Mrs. Darnell was a native of Lincoln County, and daughter of the late Tom and Jimmie Mitchell Holt. She was retired from Cosmolab and was a member of the Church of Christ...
William Allen Smith (08/08/12)
William Allen Smith, 85, of Nashville, passed away Sunday, July 29, 2012, at NHC in Pulaski. Mr. Smith is survived by his wife, Betty Smith; children, Stan (Barbara Ann) Smith of Lynnville, Sheila Smith Hastings of Lynnville, and Phillip Smith of Franklin; grandchildren, Mike (Sheila) Coleman, Shannon Beaver (Brad) Wells, Betsy Smith Lowe, Cory Beaver, Steven (Rachel) Smith, Amanda Smith, and Natashia (Jeremy) Hendel; sisters, Ann Edwards of Nashville and Frances Johnson of Bell Buckle; and nine great-grandchildren.. ...
Donna Marie Edwards (08/08/12)
Donna Marie Edwards, 57, of Belfast, died Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012, in St. Thomas Hospital. Ms. Edwards was a native of New Orleans, La., and daughter of Reverend Frank Edwards and Eva Richardson Edwards of Belfast. She was a graduate of Middle Tennessee State University. ...
Lucille King Leverette (08/03/12)
Lucille King Leverette, 78, of Chapel Hill, died Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012. A native of Rutherford County, Mrs. Leverette was a daughter of the late Carson and Minnie Sandlin King. She retired from Durango Boot Company as a shoe cutter and was a member of the Old Time Pentecostal Way Church...
Johnny Reed Walker (08/03/12)
Johnny Reed Walker, 69, of Maryville, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012, at his home. He was retired from the 134th Air Refueling Wing of the Tennessee Air National Guard and was a veteran of the U. S. Army during the Vietnam era. He loved music and nature. He was preceded in death by his parents, John "Ned" and Lenis Derryberry Walker; sisters, Mary Frances Neill and Pat Taylor; and brother, James Walker...
Andy Wayne Walls (08/03/12)
Andy Wayne Walls, 46, of Culleoka, died Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012, at his home in Culleoka. Mr. Walls was born in Maury County, and was a son of the late Pat Fagan and Janice Faye Hickman Walls. He was a member of Glendale United Methodist Church and was a farmer and cattleman...
Bobby Ray Endsley Jr. (08/03/12)
Bobby Ray Endsley Jr., 47, of the Buffalo Community near Linden, died Tuesday, July 31, 2012. Bobby was a native of Marshall County, and son of Bobby Ray Endsley Sr. of Shelbyville and Mary Elizabeth Green Hodge of Lewisburg. He was a construction company mechanic and member of the Baptist Church...
Auston Henry Tomlinson (08/03/12)
Auston Henry Tomlinson, 84, of Lewisburg passed away on Tuesday, July 31, 2012, at Middle Tennessee Medical Center in Murfreesboro. A native of Erin, he was the son of the late Edna Lomax Tomlinson and William Henry Tomlinson. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force, a dairy farmer in Giles County, a deacon at Antioch Church of Christ, and a former elder at Campbellsville Church of Christ...
Mazie Perryman (08/01/12)
Mazie Perryman, 87, of Chapel Hill, died Monday, July 30, 2012, in Chapel Hill. Mrs. Perryman was born in Ogden, Utah, and was a daughter of the late LeRoy Floyd and Ivy Rosella Dykeman Myers. She served her country in the United States Army, Women's Army Corp. Mrs. Perryman was a retired Licensed Practical Nurse and also retired from the Marshall County School System where she was a bus driver for many years. She was a member of Holts Corner Baptist Church...
Ruth Weaver (08/01/12)
Ruth Weaver, 82, of Lewisburg, passed away on Sunday, July 29, 2012, at her residence. A native of Marshall County, she was the daughter of the late Jessie Mae Cheatham Bryant and James Lafayette Bryant. She was a fulltime wife and mother and a member of the Bethlehem Baptist Church...
Mary James Wallace (08/01/12)
Mary James Wallace, 71, of Lewisburg, died Thursday, July 26, 2012, in Maury Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Wallace was a native of Marshall County, and daughter of the late James Calvin and Mary Elsie Leonard Edwards. She was an educator in the Marshall County School System for 41 years and, also taught at Middle Tennessee State University and Columbia State Community College. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church...
Cecil Vincent (08/01/12)
Cecil Vincent, 76, of Lewisburg, died Thursday, July 26, 2012, at his residence. Mr. Vincent was a native of Edmonson County, Ky. and son of the late Ted and Clara Brown Vincent. He was a carpenter and a member of the Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife, Vicky Vincent of Lewisburg; daughter, Phylis Lynn Rummage of Columbia; three sons, Randall Lee Vincent of Shelbyville, Malcom Jerald Vincent of Lewisburg, and Gene Allen Vincent of Dry Prong, La.; sister, Scottie Bond of Pollock, La.; and two brothers, Lama D. ...
Kathy Wright (08/01/12)
Kathy Wright, 62, of Lewisburg, died Sunday, July 29, 2012, at her residence. Mrs. Wright was a native of Giles County, and daughter of the late Aster Haywood Tosh and Lillian Beatrice Campbell Tosh who survives. She was formerly employed with International Comfort Products and was a member of the Baptist Church...
Rusty Hammonds (08/01/12)
Rusty Hammonds, 82, of Lewisburg, died Sunday, July 29, 2012, in Maury Regional Medical Center. Mr. Hammonds was a native of Lincoln County, and son of the late Joe and Daisy Russell Hammonds. He served his country in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was retired from Wiles Motor Company where he was employed for 57 years as a mechanic...
Elbirta Everhart (08/01/12)
Elbirta Everhart, 95, of Holly Grove Road, Lewisburg, passed away on Wednesday evening, July 25, 2012, at her residence. A native of Gideon, Mo., she was the daughter of the late Edward Amon Adkins and Essie Pearl Cashion Adkins. She was a homemaker and a member of the Living Word Community Church...