Obits for 12 Nov
Jean Waters, 64, of Shelbyville, died Sunday, Nov. 9, 2008, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
Mrs. Waters was a native of Bedford County. She was a retired certified nursing assistant at Glen Oaks Convalescent Center in Shelbyville.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Tom and Frances Gentry Davis, and sister, Marie Freeman.
She is survived by her daughter, Patricia Presley of Shelbyville; sons, Charles Waters Jr. and Ronnie Garrett Jr., both of Wartrace, and Tommy Waters of Shelbyville; brothers, Tom Davis of Shelbyville and Sam Davis of Unionville; and six grandchildren.
Visitation will start at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 12, at Lawrence Funeral Home, followed by graveside services at noon at King Cemetery in the Rover Community of Bedford County.
Waldo B. Seay
Waldo B. Seay, 74, of Chelmsford, Mass. died Saturday, Nov. 8, 2008, at his residence after a long illness.
Mr. Seay was a native of Lewisburg. He graduated from Marshall County High School in 1952, and from Vanderbilt University in 1956. He retired in 1993 after 37 years with Raytheon of Andover, Mass.
He was preceded in death by his parents Daniel W. and Rebecca Whitesell Seay.
He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Mary Ellen Murphy Seay; three sons, Andrew (Lisa) Seay of Simpsonville, N.C., Theodore (Patricia) Seay of Derry, N.H., and Joel (Jill) Seay of Fuquay-Varina, N.C.; and four grandchildren.
Beech Field Hollon
Beech Field Hollon, 84, of Cornersville, died Saturday, Nov. 8, 2008, at NHC Healthcare Lewisburg.
Dr. Hollon was a native of Williba, Ky. He had a Ph.D. in dairy science and was retired from the University of Tennessee Dairy Research and Education Center. He served in the European theater with the Army during World War II. He was a deacon and former music director at Cornersville First Baptist Church, where he also taught the young married adult Sunday School class for 32 years.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Elvin and Minnie Terrell Hollon, and daughter-in-law, Ruth Ann Hollon.
He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Nan Brumback Hollon of Cornersville; sons, Elvin Hollon of Liberty, Miss. and Dr. Mitch Hollon of Charleston, S.C.; sister, Ann Caldwell of Rochester, Mich.; brothers, Jonah Hollon and Fay Hollon, both of Beattyville, Ky.; and three grandchildren.
Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, Nov. 11, from the chapel of Cornersville Funeral Home. Burial will be in Sandlin Cemetery, Gray Hawk, Ky. at 11 a.m. EST on Wednesday, Nov. 12.
Jennifer Lynn Wood Moore
Jennifer Lynn Wood Moore, 49, of Old Hickory, died Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2008, at her residence.
Mrs. Moore was a native of Giles County. She was a homemaker and a member of the Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Joe Thomas and Flora Louise Thompson Wood.
She is survived by her husband, Pat O'Neal Moore of Old Hickory; daughters, Jennifer Michelle Daughty of Donaldson and Melinda martin of Old Hickory; sons, Christopher and Joshua Lee Moore, both of Old Hickory; sisters, Judy Middleton of Cornersville, Jean Griffin of Milltown, and Jackie Wood of Frankewing; brother, Joseph Wood of Lewisburg; and eight grandchildren.
Funeral services were conducted Saturday, Nov. 8, from the chapel of London Funeral Home, followed by burial in Friendship Cemetery.
Stacey Edgar George
Stacey Edgar George, 78, of Lewisburg, died Monday, Nov. 10, 2008, at Maury Regional Hospital.
Mr. George was a native of Giles County. He served in the Marines during the Korean conflict. He was retired from Inter City Products, and was a member of Wilson Hill Church of Christ.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles Edgar and Wilma Louise Roberts George.
He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Ann Hurt, and daughter, Teresa Ann Haislip, both of Lewisburg; sons, Stacey George II of Fayetteville, David George of Smithfield, Va. and Randy George of Yuma, Ariz.; stepsons, Kenneth Hopwood of Athens, Ala. and Jim Hopwood of Charleston, S.C.; sisters, Virginia Corbin and Evelyn Clift, both of Lewisburg; brothers, Fred George of Verona and Gene George of Lewisburg; nine grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 12, from the chapel of London Funeral Home, followed by burial in Head Springs Cemetery. The family will be at the funeral home Wednesday until the funeral hour for visitation.
Charles Milton Brown
Charles Milton Brown, 82, of Lewisburg, died Monday, Nov. 10, 2008, in Baptist Hospital.
Mr. Brown was a native of Marshall County. He was retired from Ryder Truck Lines and was a member of the Church Street Church of Christ, serving as deacon, minister, and teacher. He served as a county commissioner and as chairman of the Ellington Airport board, and was the founder of the Marshall County squadron of the Civil Air Patrol.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Paul E. and Mabel Hickerson Brown; brother, Bobby Brown; sister Martha Mae; and grandson, Kevin Charles Brown.
He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Wanda Holbert Brown; daughters, Ginger (Glenn) Hardison of Lewisburg and Janet (Jim) Jones of Fayetteville, Ga.; son, Chuck (Beverly) Brown of Lewisburg; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 12, from the chapel of London Funeral Home with Clay Derryberry officiating, followed by burial in Middleview Cemetery.
The family will be at the funeral home Wednesday morning until the funeral hour for visitation.
The pallbearers will be Melvin Willoughby, Jason Fuller, Glenn Hardison, Greg Hardison, Jim Jones, and Wayne Cozart.
Memorial donations may be made to the Church Street Church of Christ Mission Fund or Scholarship Fund, 305 West Church St., Lewisburg, TN 37091.
William Troxler Craig
William Troxler Craig, 88, of Belfast, died Monday, Nov. 10, 2008, at NHC Merihil after an extended illness.
Mr. Craig served in both Europe and North Africa during World War II. He retired from Arnold Engineering Development Center in Tullahoma after 30 years. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Lewisburg and was an elder and clerk of the session of the Union Presbyterian Church of Belfast. He was also a member of the VFW and the American Legion and a charter member of the Belfast Lions Club.
He was preceded in death by his parents, William Thomas Craig and Polly Ann Troxler Craig, and sister, Margaret Craig Hart.
He is survived by his daughters, Suzann Craig Long of Florence, S.C., Eleanor Craig of Canton, Ga., and Martha Jane Craig Locke of Lewisburg; sons, David Thomas Craig of Shelbyville, Sam Sweeney Craig of the Liberty Valley Community, and William Douglas Craig of Alcoa; sister, Martha Craig Vannatta of Shelbyville; nine grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 12.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 13, from the chapel of Bills-McGaugh Funeral Home with Reverend Claude McMillion officiating, followed by burial in Round Hill Cemetery, Belfast.
Memorial donations may be made to the church or charity of your choice.
You may sign Mr. Craig's online registry at www.billsmcgaugh.com.