Friday, March 13, 2009

Winnell Herren

Winnell Herren, 90, of Pulaski, died Tuesday, March 10, 2009, at his residence.

Mr. Herren was a native of Cookeville. He served his country in the Army during World War II and was retired from Uniroyal Tires as a truck driver. He was a member of the Church of Christ.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Virbil and Laura Swett Herren; wife, Alene Herren; and sons, Ronnie and Terry Herron,

He is survived by his daughter, Debbie Herren Solomon of Pulaski; daughter-in-law, Sandra Herren Stinson of Owosso, Mich.; sister, Jo Bell of Oklahoma; eight grandchildren, Harvey Solomon of Cornersville, Jeffrey Solomon of Lewisburg, Terry Jaszcz of Florida, Robin Denman of Florida, Mark Herren, Todd Herren, Michele Schmitz and Andrea Biondi, all of Michigan; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, March 13, from the chapel of London Funeral Home, followed by burial in Lone Oak Cemetery.

Dorothea Irene Savage

Dorothea Irene Savage, 82, of Lewisburg, died Tuesday, March 10, 2009, in NHC Lewisburg.

Mrs. Savage was a native of Dayton, Ohio. She was a homemaker and member of Westvue Church of Christ.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Marguritte Davis Carter, and husband, Ira Marshall Savage Jr.

She is survived by her daughter, Kandysue Savage of Mount Pleasant; son, Marshall Savage III of Lewisburg; brother, Edward Carter of Tyler, Texas; and two grandchildren, Jennifer Savage of Franklin and Jessica Savage of Lewisburg.

Graveside services were conducted at 4 p.m. Thursday, March 12, in Lone Oak Cemetery.

London Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Gayland Dean Taylor

Gayland Dean Taylor, 75, of Newton, Kan., died Tuesday, March 10, 2009, in Wichita, Kan.

Mr. Taylor served his country in the Navy during the Korean War on the USS Zeal. He was presented a medal for military merit, and, for the ship's service with the Formosan Navy in August 1955, crew members were awarded the "U.S.-R.O.K. Mutual Defense Commemorative Badge 1955-1979" and the "Honor Medal for 823 Bombardment."

He is survived by his wife: Lydia Schumpert Taylor of Newton; seven children, including a son, Christopher Taylor of Spring Hill (formerly of Lewisburg); two brothers; and 16 grandchildren.

Memorial services will be celebrated Saturday from the Columbus Avenue Church of Christ in Newton. Mr. Taylor will be buried in the Willow Wild Cemetery, Bonham, Texas, at 3 p.m. Sunday.

Memorial donations may be made to Boy Scout Crew 007, c/o 101 Unity Lane, Columbia, TN 38401.

E-mail condolences may be sent to .

Petersen Funeral Home, Newton, is in charge of arrangements.