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Obituaries from December 2012

Laura M. Brown (12/28/12)
We regret to inform you that Laura M. Brown, 75, departed this life on Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, at Maury Regional Medical Center in Columbia. She was the daughter of the late Edward and Annie Pearl Brown. She was a devoted member of Second Avenue Church of Christ. She attended school in the Marshall County School System, and was employed by Genesco shoe plant. She is dearly loved and will be deeply missed...
Margaret Jordan Robinson (12/28/12)
Margaret Jordan Robinson, 95, of Chapel Hill, died Monday, Dec. 24, 2012, at her daughter's residence in Springfield, Tenn. Mrs. Robinson was born in Marshall County, and was a daughter of the late Walter Lee and Cora Day Hyde Jordan. Mrs. Robinson was the oldest member of Caney Springs United Methodist Church. She was a devoted homemaker to her family...
Iva Hill Garrett (12/28/12)
Iva Hill Garrett, 96, of Lewisburg, passed from this earthly life on Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012 , one month short of her 97th birthday. She was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Zedrick Hugh, and Ollie Mai Holt Hill. Mrs Garrett was a homemaker and co-owner of Garrett's Janitorial Services, an active member of Greater First Baptist Church for over 70 years, as well as active in many community organizations...
Charles Calvin Derting (12/28/12)
Funeral services for Charles Calvin "Logan" Derting, 68, of Shelbyville were held Sunday, Dec. 23, in the chapel of Doak-Howell Funeral Home with Brother Josh Schwartz officiating. Burial followed in Willow Mount Cemetery. Mr. Derting passed on suddenly Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012, at Heritage Medical Center...
Knox Bigham (12/28/12)
Knox Bigham, 91, of Atlanta, Ga., native and long-time resident of Lewisburg, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012, at Brighton Gardens of Buckhead Assisted Living in Atlanta, Ga. A native of Marshall County, he was the son and only child of the late Herman Bigham and Julene Willis Bigham of the community of Yell...
Daisy M. Brannon (12/28/12)
Daisy M. Brannon, 65, of Lewisburg, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012, at Maury Regional Medical Center. She was the daughter of the late J.D. Henson and Birdie King Henson. Mrs. Brannon worked at Durango Boot Company, with over 30 years of service, and was a member of the Church of Christ...
Mary Virginia Turner Hazlett (12/28/12)
Mary Virginia Turner Hazlett, 89, of Lewisburg died Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012, at NHC Oakwood. Mrs. Hazlett was a native of Marshall County, and the daughter of the late Robert Lee and Sarah Emealine Estes Turner. She was a homemaker and member of Lighthouse Baptist Church...
Werdna Patton Garrett (12/28/12)
Werdna Patton Garrett, 90, of Lewisburg, died Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012, at her residence. Mrs. Garrett was a native of Bedford County, and daughter of the late Walter Erskin and Everett Gammill Patton. She was retired from Genesco Corporation and was a member of Church Street Church of Christ...
Vollie Vinson Neill (12/21/12)
Vollie Vinson Neill, 95, of the Wheel Community, died Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012, in NHC Oakwood Healthcare. Mr. Neill was a native of Bedford County, and son of the late Robert Jefferson and Fannie Perryman Neill. He was retired from Inter-City Products and was a member of the Shiloh Methodist Church...
Elmo Baker (12/21/12)
Elmo Baker, 65, of Belfast, died Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012, at Maury Regional Medical Center. Mr. Baker was a native of Marshall County, and son of the late James Rollin and Hazel Maw Jones Baker. He was a retired carpenter. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Kenneth Wayne Baker; stepson, Donald Bailey; sister, Irma Frances Mechell; and brother, Bobby Neal Baker...
Elliott Cade Wright (12/19/12)
Elliott Cade Wright, infant son of Lauren Cruse and Cody Wright, passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville. In addition to his parents, he is survived by maternal grandparents, Lori Upton of Lewisburg and Timothy (Sandy) Cruse of Madison, Ala.; paternal grandparents, Timmy and Donna Wright of Lewisburg; uncles, Brock and Heath Cruse of Lewisburg; aunt, Jessica Hope Wright of Lewisburg; and great-grandparents, Jim and June Harris of Alabama, and Larry Gross of Lewisburg.. ...
Theresa Irene Hardison (12/19/12)
Theresa Irene Hardison, 67, the Berlin Community, died Friday, Dec. 14, 2012, in Maury Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Hardison was a native of Marshall County, and daughter of the late Winford (Tex) and Mai Irene Jett Smith. She was retired from Cosmolab and was a member of the Antioch Church of Christ...
Walter Lee Brown (12/19/12)
Walter Lee Brown, 64, of Murfreesboro, died Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012, at Alvin C. York Medical Center. A native of Lewisburg, he was the son of the late Walter L. Brown Sr. and Frieda Hart Lane Thornton, and his stepfather, James "Chick" Thornton. A member of the Church of Christ, he was a retired disabled veteran who had served in the Air Force...
Callie Mae Johnson (12/14/12)
Callie Mae Johnson, 89, passed away Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, at NHC Healthcare. She was the daughter of the late Ida and Craig Moore Sr. of the Mooresville Community. Visitation with the family was Thursday, Dec. 13, at the chapel of Anderson Funeral Home, and Friday, Dec. 14, at Second Avenue Church of Christ. The funeral followed at noon. Brother Anthony Booker officiated. Interment was at Hill Cemetery...
Thomas "Tom" Edward Wiser (12/12/12)
Thomas "Tom" Edward Wiser, 69, of Cornersville, formerly of Fayetteville, passed away Friday, Dec. 7, 2012, at St. Thomas Hospital. He was born on March 14, 1943, to the late Eugene and Ophelia Wells Wiser. Mr. Wiser was a machinist teacher at Lincoln County High School and was a member of Stateline Methodist Church. Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Reba Richardson Wiser, and son, Dane Wiser...
Berkley Gordon Watson Jr. (12/12/12)
Berkley Gordon Watson Jr., 87, of Lewisburg, died Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012, in Williamson Medical Center. Mr. Watson was a native of Maury County, and son of the late Berkley Gordon Sr. and Brownie Louise Hardison Watson. He served his country in the U.S. Marines, participating in action against the enemy at Saipan and Tinian Islands, Okinawa, Ryukyu Island, and in the occupation of Japan...
Michael Kevin Hood (12/12/12)
Michael Kevin Hood, 51, of the Spring Place Community, died Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012, at his residence. Mr. Hood was a native of Williamson County, and son of the late Van Hood and Mary Catherine Deason Hayes of the Spring Place Community. He was a member of the St. James Primitive Baptist Church...
Gladys M. Adkins (12/12/12)
Gladys M. Adkins, 86, of Cornersville, formerly of Tampa, Fla., died Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012, in Maury Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Adkins was a native of Easton, Pa., and daughter of the late Warren L. and Beatrice V. Skidmore Hess. She was a homemaker and member of Cornersville First Baptist Church and an active member of the Amazing Grace Sunday School Class...
Alice Lily Johns Odum (12/07/12)
Alice Lily Johns Odum, 90, of Lewisburg passed away on Monday, Nov. 26, 2012. Mrs. Odum was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. on Feb. 26, 1922, to Lillian Dagmar Lindquist and Albert Jahns Sr. She married Clyde Donnell Odum Jr. of Commerce, Tenn., in 1943. At different times in her life, she resided in Old Hickory, Mt. Juliet, Lebanon, and Kinston, N.C. She was a member of Marshall County Art Guild, Unity Church in Brentwood, and Spirited Divas Red Hat Society...
Allen Rufus Holder, Jr. (12/07/12)
Allen Rufus Holder Jr., 75, of Lewisburg, died Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012, at his residence. Mr. Holder was a native of Marshall County, and son of the late Allen Rufus Sr. and Pearl Ramsey Holder. He was the owner of Holder's Body Shop for 40 years and was a member of the Church Street Church of Christ...
Juanita Estes (12/07/12)
Juanita Estes, 87, of Lewisburg, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012 at NHC-Lewisburg. A native of Marshall County, she was the daughter of the late Birdie Allen and Paskel Bennett, and the wife of the late James Estes. She was retired from Cosmolab Cosmetics , was a homemaker and a member of the Baptist Church...
Logan Xavier Reynolds (12/05/12)
Logan Xavier Reynolds, 7, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012, at his residence after an extended illness. Logan was the son of Michael (Anita) Reynolds and Stefanie Sharp Reynolds of Lewisburg. He was a student at Oak Grove Elementary School, a member of the Wolf Cub Scout Pack 465, and was a member of Lakeview Baptist Church in the Verona Community...
Larry Lee Newsom (12/05/12)
Larry Lee Newsom, 71, of Lewisburg, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012, at Marshall Medical Center. A native of Helena, Ark., he was the son of the late Ruth Estell Smith Newsom and Gordia Chester Newsom. He was a veteran of the United States Navy and was employed as an insurance representative for many years...
Bert Edgar Smith III (12/05/12)
Bert Edgar Smith III, 69, of Church Hill, Tenn., went to be with the Lord unexpectedly on Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2012, at Marshall Medical Center in Lewisburg. Bert was born in Kingsport and was a resident of Church Hill for over 50 years before moving to Lewisburg to live and work with his eldest son. ...
Glenda Frost Lamb (12/05/12)
Glenda Frost Lamb, 74, of Chapel Hill, died Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012, at her home in Chapel Hill. Mrs. Lamb was born in Williamson County, and was a daughter of the late Clyde and Sarah Hayes Frost. She was a homemaker and retired from Lellyett and Rogers Company of Nashville where she worked as a secretary. Mrs. Lamb was a member of the Chapel Hill United Methodist Church...
Michael Kevin Hood (12/05/12)
Michael Kevin Hood, 51, of the Spring Place Community, died Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012, at his residence. Mr. Hood was a native of Williamson County, and son of the late Van Hood and Mary Catherine Deason Hayes of the Spring Place Community. In addition to his mother, he is survived by one sister, Vicki Dunnivant of the Spring Place Community...
Thomas Jackson Crumley (12/05/12)
Thomas "Tommy" Jackson Crumley, 79, of Chapel Hill, died Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012. Mr. Crumley was born in Giles County, and was a son of the late Charles Allen and Ola-Mae Walls Crumley. He served in the United States Navy during the Korean Conflict. Mr. Tommy was a retired television repairman and was the former owner and operator of Tommy's TV Repair...
Patricia Ann Ervin Bishop, (12/05/12)
Patricia Ann Ervin Bishop, 62, of the Mooresville Community passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012, at her residence. A native of Maury County, she was the daughter of the late Herman Ervin and Lula Mae Collins Ervin. She was a homemaker and a member of Mooresville Baptist Church...