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Obituaries from September 2012

Thomas Turner Bass (09/28/12)
Thomas Turner "Tom" Bass, 81, of Lewisburg, died Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012, at NHC Lewisburg. Mr. Bass was a native of Hickman County, the son of the late Illa Mae Bates and Hubert Bass. He was formerly employed by TVA, and was a retired bus driver with the Marshall County schools for 30 years. He served his country in the Army during the Korean War and was a member of the Farmington Church of Christ. He was also a member of the VFW Post 5109...
William Newt Petty (09/26/12)
William Newt Petty, 72, of Chapel Hill, lost his battle to cancer on Friday, Sept. 21, 2012, in Lewisburg. A native of the Farmington Community of Marshall County, Newt was a son of the late William Oscar "Bub" and Maggie Eldridge Petty. He was a member of Farmington Church of Christ and retired from Inter City Products of Lewisburg...
Larry Wayne Dunnivant (09/26/12)
Larry Wayne Dunnivant, 58, of Lewisburg died Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012, in Vanderbilt Medical Center. Larry was a native of Marshall County, and son of the late J.G. and Eula Geneva Dunnivant. He was employed with the City of Lewisburg in the Public Works Department...
Frank and Cora Ghee Belluomini (09/26/12)
Frank and Cora Ghee Belluomini both entered into rest on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012. Mrs. and Mrs. Belluomini are survived by their children, Denise, Dennis and Sharon, and their spouses; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted Monday, Sept. 24, from the chapel of Lawrence Funeral Home. Burial followed in Simpson Cemetery in the Rover Community of Bedford County...
Carroll Ray Johnson (09/26/12)
Carroll Ray Johnson, 61, of Lewisburg, died Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012, at his home. Mr. Johnson was a native of Darlington, S.C., the son of the late Millard Johnson and Mrs. Annie Rayfield Johnson. He was a self-employed automotive and nursery business owner and was affiliated with the Baptist church...
Mary Wiggins (09/26/12)
Mary Wiggins, 79, wife of Joseph "Joe" Wiggins, and a resident of Scott Road in Pulaski, passed away Friday, Sept. 21, 2012. Born in Sturgis, S.D. on Feb. 15, 1933, Mary was the daughter of the late Edwin and Irene VanOverschelde Endsley. She was a graduate of Marshall County High School and was a member of Chestnut Grove United Methodist Church in Goodspring. ...
Katherine Armstrong Taylor McCord (09/26/12)
Katherine Armstrong Taylor McCord, 83, daughter of the late Joe and Elizabeth Henry Armstrong was born on Oct. 7, 1928. She unexpectedly passed away on Sept. 20, 2012, at Maury Regional Medical Center in Columbia. Katherine was a native of Chapel Hill. ...
Thomas Turner Bass (09/26/12)
Thomas Turner "Tom" Bass, 81, of Lewisburg, died Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012, at NHC Lewisburg. Mr. Bass was a native of Hickman County, the son of the late Illa Mae Bates and Hubert Bass. He was formerly employed by TVA, and was a retired bus driver with the Marshall County schools for 30 years. He served his country in the Army during the Korean War and was a member of the Farmington Church of Christ. He was also a member of the VFW Post 5109...
Jane Maxwell Edge (09/21/12)
Jane Maxwell Edge, 89, of Chapel Hill, died Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012, in Lewisburg. Mrs. Edge was born in Williamson County and was a daughter of the late Powell Perkins and Nannie Mae Orr Maxwell. She was a graduate of George Peabody College for Teachers in Nashville and for over 30 years taught in Louisiana, Texas and New Mexico. ...
Derk Kendall Newton (09/21/12)
Derk Kendall Newton, 56, of Dickson, died Monday, Sept. 17, 2012, at Centennial Medical Center in Nashville. Derk was a native of Ravenna, Ohio. He was a diesel mechanic for the Neely-Coble Company in Nashville. He was preceded in death by his brother, Joey Casamento...
Edward Curtis Birdsong (09/19/12)
Edward Curtis Birdsong, 68, died at his home in Lewisburg on Sunday, Sept. 16, 2012. He was born in Giles County on July 18, 1944. Mr. Birdsong served in the National Guard and retired from the City of Lewisburg. His parents were the late Henry Thomas and Annie Ruth Curtis Birdsong,...
Janice Allen Lowe (09/19/12)
Janice Allen Lowe, 55, of Lewisburg, died Sunday, Sept. 16, 2012, at her residence. Janice was a native of Marshall County, and daughter of the late Bobby Wayne Allen and Nora Hargrove Rogers of Lewisburg. She was a nurse and member of the Lewisburg First Baptist Church...
Robert Edgar "Ed" Wilburn (09/19/12)
Robert Edgar "Ed" Wilburn, 87, of Cornersville, died Sunday, Sept. 16, 2012, in NHC Lewisburg Healthcare. Mr. Wilburn was a native of Giles County, and son of the late James Jasper and Willie Mae Woodard Wilburn. He was an auto mechanic and member of the Ostella Church of Christ...
Pallen Jordan (09/19/12)
Pallen Jordan, 88, of the Berlin Community, died Friday, Sept. 14, 2012, in Maury Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Jordan was a native of Marshall County, and daughter of the late John I. and Janie Lee Truelove Carpenter. She was a homemaker and member of the Hickory Heights Church of Christ. She worked for several years in the Trustee's office in the Courthouse; she was a volunteer at Marshall Medical Center, and was a member of the Farm Bureau Women...
Hugh Chaffin (09/19/12)
Hugh Chaffin, 87, of Lewisburg, died Friday, Sept. 14, 2012, in NHC Lewisburg Healthcare. Mr. Chaffin was a native of Jackson County, Tenn., and son of the late D.B. and Ova Loftis Chaffin. He was the manager of Darwin's Department Store in Lewisburg for several years. He was also employed with Walker Tool & Die and Butler Brothers Hardware. He was a member of the Church of Christ...
Robert Otis Binkley (09/14/12)
Robert Otis Binkley passed through this life unexpectedly and went home to Jesus on Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012, at his home. He had enjoyed a wonderful previous Saturday with his wife Carolyn and his daughter Beth and son-in-law Terry Campbell and dinner with his son David that evening. The previous weekend he had a great visit with his son Rob and his family in Jackson, Tenn. He loved his Lord, his wife, and his family, and cared deeply for the people of Lewisburg...
Jane Haywood Higgins (09/14/12)
Jane Haywood Higgins, 89, formerly of Oak Ridge, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012, at Shannondale Health Care Center in Knoxville. Jane was born in Cornersville on July 13, 1923, to the late Shelby Marsh and Margaret Burgess Haywood. She attended Tennessee Tech University in Cookeville and was recruited to work in Oak Ridge during WWII. ...
Maizelle Tucker Brown (09/14/12)
Former Marshall County resident, Maizelle Tucker Brown, 85, died Monday, Sept. 10, 2012, at Applingwood Healthcare in Memphis, Tenn. Graveside services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18, in Mars Hill Cemetery near Lynnville, Tenn. She was born Jan. 9, 1927, in Pulaski, to Benjamin and Dessa Tucker. She grew up on a farm; attended Cornersville High School and Columbia Business School. She worked for the FBI as a clerk typist and later at the National Institutes of Health...
Jimmie Chester Lemay (09/14/12)
Jimmie Chester Lemay, 79, of Lewisburg, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012, at Maury Regional Medical Center. Born in Giles County, he was the son of the late Elizabeth Holder and Jessie Lemay. He was retired from the former Butler Brothers Furniture and Hardware store as an appliance technician with 45 years of service. He was also a member of the Church Street Church of Christ...
Joe Newt Doggett (09/14/12)
Joe Newt Doggett, 87, of Lewisburg, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012, at Maury Regional Medical Center. A native of Marshall County, he was the son of the late, Sally Lou McGaugh and Buford Lee Doggett. He was retired from Inter City Products and was a member of the Columbia HAM radio club, served as president of The CB club, and was a member of the Volunteer Auxiliary Police...
Barbara Louise Ashford (09/12/12)
Barbara Louise Ashford, 65, passed away Monday, Sept. 3, 2012, in Phoenix, Ariz. after a courageous battle with cancer. Her interests included family, gardening, fishing, knitting, cooking, and dancing, always being the life of the party. She laughed often and loved much...
Fred Trice (09/12/12)
Fred Trice, 98, of the Pottsville Community, died Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012, in Lewisburg. Mr. Trice was born in Williamson County, and was a son of the late Wallace Millard Trice and Annie McCord Trice Cundiff. He was a lifelong farmer and served as an elder at Old Lasea Church of Christ in the Pottsville Community for 53 years...
Robert William Herbig (09/12/12)
Robert William Herbig, 74, of Cornersville, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012, at Maury Regional Medical Center in Columbia. A native of Richmond, Va., he was the son of the late Elizabeth Johns Berrier Herbig and William B. Herbig. A member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Pulaski, He was a professional musician from the age of 15. ...
Billy Joe Manley (09/12/12)
Billy Joe Manley, 80, of Tullahoma, passed away Friday, Sept. 7, 2012, at Harton Regional Medical Center. He was born on Aug. 23, 1932, in Decatur, Ala. Surviving are daughters, Dianna Manley of Madison, Tenn. and Beverly Wells of Tullahoma; sons, Michael Manley of Madisonville and David Manley of Lewisburg; sister, Edna Bailey of Pennsylvania; brothers, Russell Manley of Dallas, Texas, Al Manley of Sewanee, and Dennis Manley of San Diego, Calif.; 10 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren...
William Robert Ervin (09/12/12)
William Robert " Bobby" Ervin, 85, of the Anes Station Community, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012, at Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville. A native of Marshall County, he was the son of the late Florence Cozart Ervin and Archie Ervin. He was retired from Eaton Corporation in Shelbyville, served his country in the United States Army and was of the Baptist faith...
Donald Groves Brown (09/12/12)
Donald Groves Brown, 67, of Woodbury, died Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012, in Middle Tennessee Medical Center in Murfreesboro. Mr. Brown was a native of Lincoln County, and son of the late Major and Florence Groves Brown. He was formerly employed with O'Reilly's and was a member of the Church of God...
Mary Allen Hill Farley (09/12/12)
Mary Allen Hill Farley, 88, of Lewisburg, passed away Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012, after a brief illness. She was recognized as the Marshall County Citizen of the Year in 2008 and founded the Mary Farley Care Center, which offers support and resources for those in financial crisis. ...
Funeral to be held Saturday for Bobby Ervin (09/07/12)
Funeral services for Bobby Ervin will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8, at Bills-McGaugh Funeral Home.
Mary Allen Hill Farley (09/07/12)
Mary Allen Hill Farley, 88, of Lewisburg, passed away Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012, after a brief illness. She was recognized as the Marshall County Citizen of the Year in 2008 and founded the Mary Farley Care Center, which offers support and resources for those in financial crisis. ...
Mary Wiser (09/07/12)
Mary Wiser, 48, of Hixson, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012, in an area hospital. She was employed with Kenco Logistics in the quality control department. She was preceded in death by her parents, Billy Stinnett and Mary Miller Clark; brother, Paul Smith; and sister, Linda Perryman...
Johnie Belle Curtis (09/07/12)
Johnie Belle Curtis, 92, died Sunday, Sept. 2, 2012, in Garland, Texas. Johnie was preceded in death by her husband, Mark; three brothers Joe, Buford and Ernest Chunn; and one granddaughter, Michelle Tyree. She is survived by her daughter, Marion Tyree and husband David, of Dallas, Texas; three grandchildren, Debbie Tyree of Dallas, Texas, Jay Tyree and wife Becky of Davis, Okla., and Lisa Kelly and husband Steve of Springdale, Ark.; three great-grandchildren, Elizabeth Tyree of Davis, Okla., Casey Kelly of Searcy, Ark., and Miranda Kelly of Springdale, Ark.; and one great-great-granddaughter, Alayna Tyree of Davis, Okla.. ...
Johnny Dale Ingram (09/05/12)
Johnny Dale "Moose" Ingram, 60, of Lewisburg, passed away on Monday, Sept. 3, 2012, at Maury Regional Medical Center in Columbia. A native of Marshall County, Mr. Ingram was the son of the late Thomas Booker Ingram and Frances Thompson Ingram who survives. He was manager of AutoZone Auto Parts of Lewisburg, and a member of the National Rifle Association and East Commerce Baptist Church. He served his country in the United States Army...
Charles Ray (09/05/12)
Charles "Mud Bone" Ray, 62, passed away suddenly at his home on Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012. He was the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Thomas H. and Cecil Ray. He is survived by his four loving sisters, Anita (Billy) Scott, Allie Mae Ray, Gail (Roy) O'Neal, and Judy (William) Sparrow; five loving brothers, Howard (Anne), Robert (Tina), Johnny, Ricky, and Marcus Ray; brother-in-law, Charlie Gaunt; and devoted nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends...
Kenneth Wayne Watkins (09/05/12)
Kenneth Wayne Watkins, 65, of Lewisburg, died Friday, Aug. 31, 2012, in St. Thomas Hospital. Kenneth was a native of Ardmore, Ala., and son of the late Houston Sr. and Irona Shelton Watkins. He served his country in the U.S. Army in the First 68th Armor Division in Germany during the Vietnam era. He was retired from International Comfort Products and was a member of Lewisburg First Assembly of God...
Timothy Wade Bates (09/05/12)
Timothy Wade Bates, 47, of Shelbyville, died Sunday, Sept. 2, 2012, at his residence. Mr. Bates was a native of Marshall County, and the son of Kirby Bates of Bell Buckle and Virginia Bell Smits of Lewisburg. He was employed with National Pen in Shelbyville...