Wednesday, September 10, 2008

Charles James Hebbring

Mr. Charles James Hebbring, 56, of Chapel Hill, died Saturday, September 6, 2008, at his residence following an extended illness. A native of Milwaukee, Wis., he was a retired fire inspector with the Lehigh Acres Fire Department in Florida.

Mr. Hebbring was preceded in death by his parents, Harvey Bartholomew and Lorraine Murphy Hebbring; and a brother, William Hebbring.

He is survived by his wife, Victoria Hebbring of Chapel Hill; daughters, Bonnie Hebbring of Chapel Hill and Jamie Hebbring of Ft. Myers, Fla.,; sisters, Carol Schmidt and Susan Hebbring of New Port Richey, Fla.; a brother, Thomas Hebbring of New Port Richey, Fla.; and two Grandsons.

There are no services scheduled.

Lawrence Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Harold Lee Robison

Harold Lee Robison, 74, died Sunday, September 7, 2008, in St. Cloud, Fla.

Robison was born in Pulaski to Herbert and Ruby (Vernon) Robison and moved from Michigan to Florida with his family in 1971. He was a founding member and former Chief of the Deer Run Volunteer Fire Department. He was active in the downtown Kissimmee restoration.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Howard Robison, and sister, Wilma Robison.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Louise (Smith) Robison; children, Garry Robison of LaPorte, Ind.; Sharon (Marty) Melton, St. Cloud, Fla.; Randy Robison, St. Cloud, Fla.; Valarie (Lester) Staggs of Lewisburg; and Lori (Alan) McKosky, St. Cloud, FL; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. He is also survived by two sisters and two brothers: Shirley Hutt of Adrian, Mich.; Clifford Robison of Moulton, Ala., Sandra Davis of Shelbyville; and Rick Robison of Britton, Mich.

Visitation will be at Carr and Erwin Funeral Home in Pulaski, on Friday, Sept. 12 from 4-8 p.m. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, followed by burial at Mt. Zion Cemetery, Giles County.

Grissom Funeral Home in Kissimmee, Fla., is in charge of arrangements.

Agnes Turner Long

Mrs. Agnes Turner Long, 87, died Saturday, September 6, 200, at NHC Oakwood. She was a housewife, a mother, and worked several years at the Marshall County Trustees Office, a member of the Eastern Star, and was a member of the First Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Lewisburg.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Julius and Florence Stallings Turner; her husband, Charles Long; a son, Max Long; five brothers, Ross Turner, Max Turner, Roy Turner and Lee Turner; and one sister, Juliene Turner Rucker.

She is survived by her daughter, Carol Ann Long of Lewisburg; and several grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be conducted on Wednesday, Sept. 10 at 2 p.m. from the chapel of Bills McGaugh Funeral Home, with burial to follow in Short Cemetery in the Springplace Community, with Rev. Wayne Morgan officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral on Wednesday at 10 a.m. until the funeral hour.

In lieu of flowers: Donations can be made to the Arthritis Research Foundation, 421 Great Circle Road, Suite 104, Nashville, TN 37228. For more information, visit their website at

You may sign Mrs. Long's online registry at

Bills-McGaugh Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Nannie Ruth Pruitt

Ms. Nannie Ruth Pruitt, 73, of Lewisburg, died Sunday, September 7, 2008, in NHC Merihil Healthcare.

Ms. Pruitt was a native of Lincoln County. She retired from the Marshall County Water Department as Bookkeeper and she was a member of the Verona United Methodist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Emma Fowler Sugg; and a grandson, Gregg Gross.

Sshe is survived by one daughter, Rhonda Poole of Lewisburg; a son, Jimmie "Butch" Pruitt of Lewisburg; sisters, Doris Rutledge of Lynchburg, and Helen Sugg of North Carolina; a brother, Melvin Sugg of Alabama; two grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, Sept. 9 from the chapel of London Funeral Home with buria following in the Short Cemetery at Spring Place.

The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Verona United Methodist Church in care of Wayne Daniel, 1811 Pinkston Street, Lewisburg, 37091.

London Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

John W. Shankle

John W. Shankle, 84, of Mt. Juliet, died Friday, September 5, 2008. He was a deacon at the Center Chapel Church of Christ and founded Alexander Shankle General Contractors.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph Newman and Addie Walker Shankle; siblings J. Harold Shankle, Carl Shankle, Mozelle Brisendine; and a son, John Robert "Bobby" Shankle.

He is survived by his wife, Blance Faircloth Shankle; a son, David S. Shankle; a brother, Cecil "N.C." Shankle; sisters Margaret Baker and Delora French; five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were conducted Monday, Sept. 8, at Center Chapel Church of Christ in Mt. Juliet, with internment at Hermitage Memorial Gardens. Flowers accepted or memorial may be made to the Center Chapel Church of Christ Building Fund or to the Alzheimer's Association, 4205 Hillsboro Pike, Nashville, 37215.

Bond Memorial Chapel, Mt. Juliet, was in charge of arrangements.

David Shelton

David "Bubba" Shelton, 51, of Christiana, formerly of Eagleville, died Monday, Sept. 1, 2008 from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident. He graduated from Eagleville High School in 1975 and was a Certified GM Master Craftsman.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert Houston "Bob" and Rachel Earlene Dalton Shelton Jr.

He is survived by his sister, Debra Lawrence, of Chapel Hill; Susan Waggoner of Bowling Green, Ky.; a nephew and two great-nephews.

Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, Sept. 3, at Lawrence Funeral Home, with burial at Roselawn Memorial Gardens in Murfreesboro.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt, 2525 West End Avenue, Suite 450, Nashville, 37203.

Lawrence Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.