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Obituaries from January 2013

Byrdie Mae Wallace (01/31/13)
Byrdie Mae Wallace, 90, of Lewisburg, died Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013, in NHC Oakwood Healthcare. Mrs. Wallace was a native of Aspen Hill, Ala., and daughter of the late Byrd and Ella Morgan Harden. She was retired from Heil-Quaker Corporation and the Lewisburg Tribune. She was a member of Church Street Church of Christ...
Paula Jean Redd (01/29/13)
Paula Jean Redd, 57, of Lewisburg, died Monday, Jan. 28, 2013, in Vanderbilt Hospital. The family will be at London Funeral Home from 4 until 8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 29, for visitation. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30, from the chapel of London Funeral Home, with burial to follow in Lone Oak Cemetery...
Eloise McBride Barrett (01/30/13)
Eloise McBride Barrett, 83, passed away Thursday, Jan, 24, 2013, in Nashville. She was born Aug. 14, 1929, in Lewisburg. Eloise was the daughter of Robert Lee "R.L." McBride Jr. and Martha Louise "Lucy" Crutcher McBride. Eloise graduated from Marshall County High School where she was Class of 1947 Valedictorian, Homecoming Queen, and Senior Class Treasurer. ...
William Wilson Wadley (01/30/13)
William Wilson Wadley, 60, of Lewisburg, passed away on Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, at his residence. Mr. Wadley was a Security Guard for Yellow Freight Transportation. Mr. Wadley is survived by his wife, Delores Wadley of Lewisburg; two stepsons, Billy Mason of Smyrna and Perry Mason of Unionville; three stepgrandchildren; his mother-in-law, Captola Bell of Lewisburg; and one brother, John Wadley of Whites Creek, Tenn...
Paul A. Alexander (01/30/13)
Paul A. Alexander, 68, formerly of Lewisburg, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, at Mercy Hospital in Chicago, Ill. He was the son of the late Mossie and Seauther Alexander. He graduated from Jones High School in 1962. He earned his BS and MA degrees in Music Education from Tennessee State University and Roosevelt University (Chicago) respectively. Paul retired from the Chicago Public School System in 2006 after 40 years of dedicated service...
Edd Wayne Ingram (01/30/13)
Edd Wayne Ingram, 74, of Lewisburg, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013, at his residence. A native of Giles County, he was the son of the late Rachel Boyd Ingram and Stanley Ingram. He retired from Walker Die Casting as a Tool and Die Engineer after 37 years of service, and was a member of the Tennessee National Guard, and a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Lewisburg...
Thomas Newton Burgess (01/30/13)
Thomas Newton Burgess, 86, of Cornersville, died Sunday afternoon, Jan. 27, 2013, in NHC Lewisburg. Mr. Burgess was a native of Marshall County, the son of the late Archie L. and Hettie H. Sanders Burgess. He was a member of the Church Street Church of Christ, and was a farmer and self-employed carpenter...
Patricia Fern Gibson (01/25/13)
Patricia Fern Gibson, formerly Dayton, 66, of Petersburg, passed away Monday, Jan. 21, 2013. She was preceded in death by her daughter, April; her mother, Carma Hakes; and her sister, Jean. She is survived by her son, Tony; one brother, Les; three sisters, Betty Jo, Gail, and Anita; her former husband of 25 years, William; one grandson, Aaron; two great-granddaughters, Haley and Brook; close friend, Dallas; and numerous nieces, nephews, other family, and friends...
Patricia Ann Moore Hann (01/25/13)
Patricia Ann Moore Hann, 70, resident of Saddlewood Drive, died Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013, at Marshall Medical Center. Mrs. Hann was born in Westminster, Mass., the daughter of the late Robert James Moore Jr. and Pauline Norman Moore Pope. When she was a few days old her family moved to Columbia and later she moved to Lewisburg. ...
Mable Lynch Cherry (01/25/13)
Mable Lynch Cherry, 99, of Madison, Ala., formerly of Lewisburg, died Monday, Jan. 21, 2013. A native of Bedford County, Mrs. Cherry was a daughter of the late Hiram Lee Lynch and Lenore Blackburn Lynch. She was a homemaker. She is survived by two daughters, Patricia Sims of Plano, Texas, and Juanita Boyd of Huntsville, Ala.; a son, Kenneth Cherry of Plano, Texas; two brothers, Cooper Lynch of Unionville and Junior Lynch of College Grove; four grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren...
Lisa Marie Baum Pointer (01/25/13)
Lisa Marie Baum Pointer, 37, of 311 Meadow Drive, Shelbyville, formerly of Lewisburg, passed away on Monday, Jan. 21, 2013, at Vanderbilt Medical Center. A native of Greenville, Ky., she was the daughter of Donald Baum of Cornersville and the late Shelia Baum. She was married to the late James Pointer, who died in 2012. She was a member of Parkview Baptist Church...
Bettie Ann Coxon (01/25/13)
Bettie Ann Coxon, 73, of Lewisburg, died Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013, at her residence. Ms. Coxon was a native of Bedford County, and daughter of Fred and Thelma Austin Rowland. She was the owner of Bettie Ann's Fashions & Accessories in Lewisburg for several years. She was a member of Church Street Church of Christ...
Ettie Cates Elliott Williams (01/23/13)
Funeral services for Ettie Cates Elliott Williams, 102, of Shelbyville, will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 25, in the chapel of Doak-Howell Funeral Home with Brother Mark Carlton officiating. Burial will follow in Willow Mount Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4 until 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 24, at the funeral home...
Kelly Lunn (01/23/13)
Kelly Lunn, 88, of the Holts Corner Community of Marshall County, died Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013, in Hillcrest Nursing Facility in Owensboro, Ky. Mr. Lunn was born in Marshall County and was a member of Promise United Methodist Church. Kelly was a self-employed merchant for 35 years, where he served his community generously. ...
Dorothy B. Collins (01/23/13)
Dorothy B. Collins, 91, of Lewisburg, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013, at Maury Regional Medical Center in Columbia. A native of Marshall County, she was the daughter of the late Hettie Sanders Burgess and Archie Burgess. She was a retired school teacher for the Marshall County school system and a member of Westvue Church of Christ...
William Wilford Welch (01/23/13)
William Wilford Welch, 74, of Lewisburg, died Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013, in Marshall Medical Center. Mr. Welch was a native of Marshall County, and son of the late Marvin and Maggie Watt Welch. He served his country during the Vietnam era in the U.S. Air Force. He was a retired farmer and real estate agent with Century 21 Realty and attended Cane Creek Church of Christ...
James Edward "Jim" Jobe (01/23/13)
James Edward "Jim" Jobe, 68, of Hendersonville, passed away Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013. He was born in Nashville to the late Thomas Lovel and Lake Audalene Jobe on Dec. 1, 1944. He loved to tell stories and considered himself a historian. Jim served in the Marine Corps during the Vietnam War as a radio telegraph operator. ...
Helen Rachel Williams Bowden (01/23/13)
Helen Rachel Williams Bowden, 93, of Lewisburg, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013, at NHC-Oakwood. A native of Marshall County, she was the daughter of the late Clemmie Whitesell Williams and Ernest Thompson Williams. She was the owner of Two Sisters Dress Shop and was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Lewisburg...
James Marlon "Major" Adams (01/23/13)
James Marlon "Major" Adams, 76, of Petersburg, passed away Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013, at his residence. He was born on Jan. 29, 1936, in Marshall County, to the late Gollie B. and Mildred Kidd Adams. Mr. Adams was a tow motor operator at Intercity in Lewisburg and was a member of Medium Methodist Church...
Jay T. Park (01/18/13)
Jay T. Park, 88, of Huntland, Tenn., went to be with the Lord on Friday, Jan. 11, 2013. He was a U.S. Navy veteran, and a retired electrician. He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Memory Park; sons, Johnathan and Jay Park; brother, William H. Park; and sister, Mary Alice Coyle...
Billy Mayfield Hilliard (01/18/13)
Billy Mayfield Hilliard, 79, of Nashville, died Monday, Jan. 14, 2013. Mr. Hilliard served in the US Army, and retired from W.P. Ballard & Co. After retirement, he worked for Ralph's Cleaners and then retired from Kroger. He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Hilliard; parents, Ernest and Leslie Hilliard; sisters, Ruth Chunn, Lillian Chunn, Frances Hilliard, Lois Sanders, Geneva Church, and Dorothy Locke; and brothers, Ernest Hilliard and Joe Hilliard...
Patricia Ann Huitt (01/18/13)
Patricia Ann Huitt, 69, of Lewisburg, died Monday, Jan. 14, 2013, in Marshall Medical Center. Ms. Huitt was a native of Rock Island, Ill., and daughter of the late William and Louise Melton Burns. She was retired from Inter City Products and was a member of the Church of God...
Betty B. Ellis Hooper (01/18/13)
Betty B. Ellis Hooper, 79, a 50-year resident of Barstow, Calif., went to be with our Lord Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012, in her home, surrounded by family and friends. She was a wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, friend and incredible lady. She was born in Pulaski on Feb. ...
Iva Hill Garrett (01/16/13)
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...
Jerry Wayne Thornton (01/16/13)
Funeral services for Jerry Wayne Thornton, 70, of Petersburg, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17, at Higgins Funeral Home with Bro. Don Hudson and Bro. Ed Templeton officiating. Burial will follow in Wright's Cemetery. Mr. Thornton passed away Tuesday morning, Jan. 15, 2013, at his residence...
Nina Louise Shields (01/16/13)
Graveside services for Nina Louise Shields, 66, of the Palmetto Community, were held Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013, in the Booneville Cemetery in Lincoln County with Brother Harold Foster officiating. Mrs. Shields passed on Friday, Jan. 11, 2013, at her home, surrounded by her family...
Heather Leigh Roland (01/16/13)
Heather Leigh Roland, 35, of Lewisburg, passed away Monday, Jan. 14, 2013, at her residence. Mrs. Roland was a native of Newton, Miss., and was a homemaker and a member of Farmington Baptist Church. She was the daughter of the Marty and Brenda Gentry Dean of Lewisburg...
Patsy Dianne Burke (01/16/13)
Patsy Dianne Burke, 59, of Cornersville, died Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013, at her residence. Ms. Burke was a native of Marshall County, and daughter of the late Claude Ervin and Olene Dockery. She was a homemaker and a member of the Baptist Church. She is survived by two daughters, Tina Adams of Lewisburg and Bridgett Estrada of Cornersville; one stepson, Michael Burke of Lewisburg; six brothers, Phillip Wright of Columbia, Billy Dockery of Detroit, Mich., Claude Ervin Dockery Jr. ...
Robert Fox Whitehead (01/16/13)
Robert "Bob" Fox Whitehead, 93, of Cornersville, died Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013, at NHC Oakwood. Mr. Whitehead was a native of Marshall County, and was the son of the late John and Dora Fox Whitehead. He was retired from Heil Quaker Corporation, and he was a member of the Church of Christ...
Paul Tyree Jr. (01/11/13)
Paul Tyree Jr., 83, of Lewisburg, died Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, in NHC Lewisburg Healthcare. Mr. Tyree was a native of Marshall County, and a son of the late Paul Sr. and Georgie Davis Tyree. He was employed for several years with Borden's Milk Plant of Lewisburg, he was a contractor, and served as zoning officer for Marshall County. He was a member of Church Street Church of Christ...
Nancy Lou Polk (01/11/13)
Nancy Lou Polk, 58, of Petersburg, died Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013, in Maury Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Polk was a native of Jefferson County, Ala., and daughter of Earl J. Beacham of Altoona, Ala., and the late Doris Barton Beacham. She was a loan officer with CB&S Bank and a member of the Baptist Church...
Lillian Myra Hastings (01/11/13)
Lillian Myra Hastings, 79, of Lewisburg, died Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, at Marshall Medical Center. Mrs. Hastings was a native of Petersburg, and was a daughter of the late Charlie Clayborn and Lorene Ervin Crabtree. She was retired from Cosmolab after 21 years of service, and was a member of the Hickory Heights Church of Christ...
U.G. "Shorty" Medley (01/11/13)
U.G. "Shorty" Medley, 71, of Petersburg, passed away on Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, at his daughter's home in Germantown. A native of Warren County, he was the son of the late Harold Medley and Minnie Foster Medley. Mr. Medley was self-employed and owned his own heating and cooling business for many years, and was an avid farmer. He was a member of BQA Producers Association of Petersburg ...
Richard Dennis Hickman (01/11/13)
Richard Dennis Hickman, 57, of Lewisburg, died Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, in Marshall Medical Center. Mr. Hickman was a native of Marshall County, and son of the late Ollie Smith and Ethel Estelle Seagroves Hickman. He was a member of the Church of Christ...
Mary Frances Harwell (01/10/13)
Mary Frances Harwell, 91, of Lewisburg, died Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, at Marshall Medical Center. Mrs. Harwell was a native of Giles County, and was the daughter of the late Buford Lee and Sallie McGaugh Doggett. She was a homemaker and a member of Mt. Moriah Baptist Church...
Anne Claire Dunn (01/10/13)
Anne Claire "Nancy" Dunn, 90, of Lewisburg, died Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013, at NHC Oakwood. Mrs. Dunn was a native of Scobey, Miss., and was the daughter of the late Griffith Lacy and Winnie Wallace McSwine. She attended Scobey Elementary, Oakland High School, and Blue Mountain College. ...
Loy Woodruff (01/10/13)
January 3, 1930 - December 31, 2012 Loy Woodruff of Cornersville passed away peacefully Monday evening, December 31st 2012 in the comfort of his Florida home. After retiring from Westinghhouse Corporation he worked part-time for Waste Management Services as well as tending his farm in Cornersville...
Josie Kate Pickle Troupe (01/04/13)
Funeral services for Josie Kate Pickle Troupe, 71, of the Richmond Community, will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 4, at Doak-Howell Funeral Home with Bro. Jimmy Gray officiating. Burial will follow in the Willow Mount Cemetery. Ms. Troupe passed Monday morning, Dec. 31, 2012, at her family's home after an extended illness...
Marie Inez Porter (01/04/13)
Marie Inez Porter, 85, of Lewisburg, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012, at St. Thomas Alive Hospice Center in Nashville. A native of Davidson County, she was the daughter of the late Connie Moore Barras and Elvin Barras. She was a homemaker and was of the Christian faith...
Gladys Holly Miodragovic (01/04/13)
Gladys Holly Miodragovic, 90, of Nashville, formerly of Lewisburg, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013, at Brighton Gardens Assisted Living in Brentwood. A native of Marshall County, she was the daughter of the late Sara Ownby Holly and Eskel l. Holly. She was a homemaker and a former employee of General Shoe Company in Lewisburg. She was an avid gardener and enjoyed sewing, and was a member of the Tusculum Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Nashville...
Roger C. Alexander (01/04/13)
Roger C. Alexander, 78, of Lewisburg, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012, at NHC-Lewisburg. Mr. Alexander was a native of Cleveland, Ohio, and the son of the late Harry Alexander and Florance Hawkins Alexander. He retired as Wire Chief and Vice President of Kearsarge Telephone Co/TDS in New London, N.H., after 22 years of service. ...
Leo Edward Weaver Jr. (01/04/13)
Leo Edward Weaver Jr., 85, of Lewisburg, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013, at his residence. A native of Crestline, Ohio, he was the son of the late Hazel Smith Weaver and Leo Edward Weaver Sr. He was the former president of Lewisburg Casting Company and was a member of the Bethlehem Baptist Church...
Montague Kinzer (01/04/13)
Montague Kinzer, 76, of Lewisburg, died Monday, Dec. 31, 2012, at his residence. He was the son of the late Hayse and Dillard Kinzer and was employed by the Marshall County Highway Department until his retirement. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Ethelene Kinzer, and one sister, Hazel Kinzer...
Bobby Joe Davis (01/04/13)
Bobby Joe Davis, 68, of Chapel Hill, formerly of Cornersville, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013, at his residence. A native of Marshall County, he was the son of the late Tennie Lee Davis and Earl Davis. He was retired from M & W Trucking, where he worked as a truck driver...
James Gilmore Mills (01/04/13)
Funeral services for James Gilmore Mills, 78, of Huntsville, Ala., were conducted Monday, Dec. 31, at the Petersburg First Baptist Church with Terry Mills and Larry Hames officiating. Burial followed in Old Orchard Cemetery. Mr. Mills passed away Saturday morning, Dec. 29, 2012, at Ardmore Care...
Charles Claude Howard (01/04/13)
Funeral services for Charles Claude Howard, 76, of Fayetteville, were conducted Monday, Dec. 31, at Higgins Funeral Home with Rev. Vann Johnson officiating. Burial followed in Higgins Cedar Hills Memorial Garden. Mr. Howard passed away Friday afternoon, Dec. 28, 2012, in Donaldson Care Center...
Elizabeth Dawn Burgett Vaughn (01/04/13)
Elizabeth Dawn Burgett Vaughn, 40, of Ft. Campbell, Ky., and formerly of Columbia, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012, at the Blanchfield Army Community Hospital on post, ending her courageous battle against breast cancer that was first diagnosed in February 2010...
Ruby Lorene Miller Gunnels (01/04/13)
Ruby Lorene Miller Gunnels, 85, of Lewisburg, died Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012, at NHC Lewisburg. Mrs. Gunnels was a native of Marshall County, and she was the daughter of the late Cecil and Grace Ervin Miller. She was retired from Cosmolab and was a member of the Church of Christ...
Raymond Kearney Crick (01/04/13)
Raymond Kearney Crick, 88, formerly of the Verona Community of Marshall County, died Thursday evening, Dec. 27, 2012, at the home of his son in Jacksonville, Fla. Mr. Crick was born in Bedford County, and was a son of the late Edgar Wade and Emma Frances Lamb Crick. He was retired after 40 years of service from Genesco, Inc. of Lewisburg and was a member of the United Methodist Church...