Friday, October 10, 2008

John Emory Hughey

John Emory Hughey, 69, of Cornersville, died Tuesday, October 7, 2008, at his residence.

Mr. Hughey was a native of Wichita Falls, Texas. He was vice president of engineering with Clarage Fan Company in Pulaski.

He was preceded in death by his parents, John Wiley and Marie Bale Hughey.

He is survived by two daughters, Karenina Hughey-Armstrong of Cornersville and Jenny Rebecca Solito of Glen Rose, Texas; brother, Wiley Hughey of Olney, Texas; and four grandchildren, Dayton and Parker Armstrong, and Kyla and Hayden Solito. Mr. Hughey's body was cremated.

Cornersville Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Frances Bowers Thompson

Frances Bowers Thompson, 92, of Lewisburg, died Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2008, at Glen Oaks Convalescent Center in Shelbyville.

Mrs. Thompson was a native of Marshall County. She was retired from Cosmolab and was a member of the Church of Christ.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Fount and Martha McCory Bowers; husband of 57 years, John W. Thompson; and daughter, Martha Gold.

She is survived by her sons, John W. Thompson and Paul T. Thompson, both of Lewisburg; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren.

The family will be at London Funeral Home until the funeral hour on Friday for visitation.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday, October 10, from the chapel of London Funeral Home, followed by burial in Lone Oak Cemetery.

William Ralph Barron Sr.

William Ralph Barron Sr., 88, of Lakewood, died Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2008.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mildred Barron; and daughter, Dorris Jean Barron.

He is survived by his son, William Ralph Barron Jr.; two granddaughters; and a niece.

Funeral services were conducted Thursday, Oct. 11, from the chapel of Hermitage Funeral Home in Old Hickory, followed by burial in Hermitage Memorial Gardens.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association or the American Stroke Association.

Louise White Liggett

Louise White Liggett, 87, of the Wheel Community of Bedford County, died Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2008.

Mrs. Liggett was a native of Marshall County. She retired after 30 years of service to Eureka Manufacturing Corp. of Shelbyville, and was a homemaker and a member of the Baptist faith.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Jess and Sally Rachael Brown White; husband, Carl Allen "Dick" Liggett; and seven brothers, Russell, Junior, Doug, Buck, Billy, Bobby, and Jim White.

She is survived by six daughters, Jean Cushing of Fayetteville, Clara Mae Davis, Jo Ann Bills, and Betty Hobby, all of Shelbyville, and Denise Primm and Mary DeFoe, both of Lewisburg; three sons, Allen Liggett and James Eddie Liggett, both of Lewisburg, and Billy Wayne Liggett of Shelbyville; sisters, Mabel Braden of Bessemer, Ala. and Pauline Perrell of Unionville; brother, Walter White of Tullahoma; 12 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, October 10, from the chapel of Lawrence Funeral Home with Ed Perryman officiating, followed by burial in Wheel Cemetery.

Mrs. Liggett's grandsons will serve as pallbearers.