Howard Boyd Robinson
Howard Boyd Robinson, 92, of Lewisburg, died Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2009, in NHC Lewisburg.
Mr. Robinson was a native of Marshall County. He was a farmer and member of the Church of Christ.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank Boyd and Emma Adams Robinson, and has no immediate survivors.
Graveside services were conducted Thursday, Jan. 22, in Head Springs Cemetery.
London Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.
Dessie Lee Clay
Dessie Lee Clay, 84, of the Berlin Community, died Saturday, Jan. 24, 2009, in Maury Regional Medical Center.
Mrs. Clay was a native of Lawrence County. She was retired from Faber-Castell Corporation and was a member of the Antioch Church of Christ.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Willie C. and Maudie Sue Helton Pryor; husband, Carl Clay; son, Larry Clay; a sister and two brothers.
She is survived by her daughter, Wanda Harris of Berlin; sister, Dee Whittaker of Nashville; six grandchildren; two stepgranchildren; four great-grandchildren, 12 stepgreat-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren and five stepgreat-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were conducted Monday, January 26, from the chapel of London Funeral Home with Kevin Hardison and Ricky Clay officiating, followed by burial in Bethlehem Cemetery.
The pallbearers were Troy Dunnivant, Terry Dunnivant, Chris Harris, Jason Dunnivant, Daniel Dunnivant, and Stephen Dunnivant.
Mabel Aileen Harber Cook
Mabel Aileen Harber Cook, 91, of Chapel Hill, died Saturday, Jan. 24, 2009, in Lewisburg.
Mrs. Cook was a native of Bedford County. She was retired from Durango Boot Company of Chapel Hill and was a member of the Chapel Hill Church of Christ.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Emmett and Mollie Sutton Harber; husband, John Henry Cook; and five sisters, Alma Rowland, Clarice Mae Calvert, Dean Hodge, Elise Smith and Blanche Harber.
She is survived by two sons, Gordon Wayne Cook of the Pottsville Community of Maury County and John R. Cook of Chapel Hill; three grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were conducted on Monday, Jan. 26, from the chapel of Lawrence Funeral Home with Stan Butt officiating, followed by burial in Swanson Cemetery.
The pallbearers were Rodney Paul, Doris Logue, Jimmy Harber, Jeff Harber, Bobby Logue, Michael Cook, Jacob Harber, and Carnell Logue.
William Martin Hill
William Martin "Bill" Hill Jr., 77, of Lewisburg, died Saturday, Jan. 24, 2009, at his residence.
Mr. Hill was a native of Maury County. He was a member of the Tennessee National Guard, owned Hill's Body Shop, and was an agent for American General Life Insurance Company. He served as a deacon at East Commerce Baptist Church, and had previously served as a deacon at Parkview Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents, William Martin Hill Sr. and Ida Louise Goolsby Hill.
He is survived by his wife, Betty Pigue Hill of Lewisburg; two daughters, Janice Keith of Lewisburg and Becky (Jeff) Anderson of Jacksonville, Fla.; sister, Liarissa Ann Lentz of Columbia; brother, George (Ann) Hill of Antioch; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were conducted Monday, Jan. 26, from the chapel of London Funeral Home with James Hickey and Tom Sumners officiating, followed by burial in Lone Oak Cemetery.
The pallbearers were Larry Pigue, Roger Fagan, Shane Chapman, Billy Adkins, Steve Finley, and Steve McPherson.
The honorary pallbearers were the deacons of East Commerce Baptist Church, Wallace Haley and Mike Webb.
Harvey Ewing Allison
Harvey Ewing Allison, 79, of Lewisburg, died Monday, Jan. 26, 2009, at NHC Oakwood.
Mr. Allison was a native of Davidson County, who graduated from Forrest High School and attended Tennessee Tech University. He was retired from the Eaton Corporation as a tool supplier and was a former employee of Faber-Castell. He was a charter member of the Lewisburg Kiwanis Club, an ordained Southern Baptist deacon, and a member of the East Commerce Baptist Church. He was active in numerous disaster relief efforts through both the Tennessee Baptist Disaster Relief Program and the Kiwanis Club.
He was preceded in death by his parents, John Richard Allison and Mintie Ewing Allen Allison; brother, John Richard Allison Jr.; and son-in-law, William Thomas Fox.
He is survived by his wife, Joyce Harmond Allison of Lewisburg; daughter, Amy Allison Fox of Brentwood; sister, Nan (Marvin) Bates of Lawrenceville, Ga.; brother, James K. Allison of Chapin, S.C.; two grandsons, William Allen Fox and James Thomas Fox; several nieces and one nephew.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 28, from the chapel of Bills-McGaugh Funeral Home with the Reverends Carl Price and James Hickey officiating, followed by burial in Lone Oak Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the American Alzheimer's Association or the East Commerce Baptist Church Building Fund.
You may sign Mr. Allison's online registry at www.billsmcgaugh.com
Douglas Lee Burgess
Douglas Lee Burgess, 82, of the Farmington Community, died Sunday, Jan. 25, 2009.
Mr. Burgess was a native of Marshall County. He was retired from Eaton Corporation in Shelbyville, and was a member of the Farmington Church of Christ.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Marjorie Farmer Burgess, who died in 2008; and two brothers, James "Whitey" Burgess and Bobby Burgess.
He is survived by his daughter, Brenda Faye Smith of the Laws Hill Community; son, James Lee Burgess of the Wheel Community; sister, Sudie Milan of Lewisburg; brother, Grover Tillman Burgess of Shelbyville; two grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted at noon on Wednesday, Jan. 28, from the chapel of Lawrence Funeral Home with Cory Barnett and Bennie Burns officiating, followed by burial in Middleview Cemetery.