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Obituaries

Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Brenda Kay Jones, 58, of the Booneshill Community, died Tuesday, March 24, 2009 at her residence.

Mrs. Jones was a native of Marshall County. She was retired from Cosmolab and was a member of the Belfast Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her father, Coleman Whitsett.

She is survived by her mother, June Holt Ring of Belfast; daughter, Christine (J.D.) Hall of Fayetteville; sisters, Deborah McCracken of Belfast and Judy (Danny) Pirtle of Taft; brother, James (Pam) Whitsett of Lewisburg; and four grandchildren, William Attebery, and Alexandria, Sarah Elizabeth, and Nicholas Hall.

A memorial service was conducted Monday, March 30, from the chapel of London Funeral Home.

Robert Allen Collins

Robert Allen Collins, 74, of Shelbyville, died Thursday, March 26, 2009, in Murfreesboro.

Mr. Collins was a native of Bedford County. He served in the Air Force and was retired from Jostens after 33 years of service.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Allen Jackson and Julia Pearl Sudberry Collins.

He is survived by a daughter, Pamela Susan Collins Rowan of Franklin; sons, Steven Boyd Collins of Tullahoma and Robert Chad Collins of Shelbyville; brothers, Rev. Charles Melvin Collins of Shelbyville and Hubert Lee Collins of Lakeland, Fla,; and five grandchildren.

Funeral services were conducted on Sunday, March 29, from the chapel of Lawrence Funeral Home with Rev. Charles Melvin Collins officiating, followed by burial in Pressgrove Cemetery near Unionville.

Leon Davis, Herman Acklen, Jeff Marsh, Ernie Miller, Jerry Ewell and Garland King served as pallbearers.

Myrna Loy Hobbs Porter

Myrna Loy Hobbs Porter, 52, of Tipp City, Ohio, died Friday, March 27, 2009.

Mrs. Porter was a native of Elwood, Ind. and was a homemaker.

She is survived by her parents, Glenn and Geraldine Taylor of Lewisburg, Tenn.; husband, Billy G. Coker of Tipp City; daughters, Michelle Porter and Brittnay Coker, both of Lewisburg, Ohio, and Breeanna Coker of Tipp City; sons, Chuck Porter III and Billy Gene Coker III, both of Tipp City; sibings, Brenda Tordy, Gary Taylor, and David Hobbs, all of Lewisburg, Tenn.; and seven grandchildren.

Funeral services were conducted on Monday, March 30, from the chapel of Lawrence Funeral Home, followed by burial in Lone Oak Cemetery.

James Fred Daws

James Fred Daws, 59, of Lewisburg, died Friday, March 27, 2009, in Nashville.

Mr. Daws was a native of Pulaski. He was a former employee of Heil Quaker corporation and was a member of the Lords House of Prayer.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Mary Douglas Daws; brother, Patrick Greenfield; and sister, Brenda Kay Greenfield.

He is survived by his wife, Teresa Kay Daws of Lewisburg; daughters; Angela Yvonne Daws of Lewisburg, April Nanette Daws of Tullahoma, and Amanda Michelle (Mike) Mahar of Georgia; son, James Fred (Rocky) Daws Jr. of Huntsville, Ala.; stepson, Frank (Angela) Luna of Lewisburg; son-in-law, Anthony William Wilburn; sisters, Connie (Bill) Wright of Nashville, Ann (Phil) Dyer of Cornersville, Marilyn Martinez of Las Vegas, Nev., and Patsy Ashworth of Washington; brother, James Greenfield of San Diego, Calif.; 12 grandchildren; and one great-grandson.

A memorial service for Mr. Daws was held on Tuesday, March 31, in the chapel of Bills-McGaugh Funeral home with Brother Mike Giles officiating.

You may sign Mr. Daws' online registry at www.billsmcgaugh.com.

Roland Paul

Roland "R.C." Paul, 70, of Chapel Hill, died Monday, March 30, 2009, in Nashville.

Mr. Paul was a native of Marshall County. He served in the United States Army and was retired from the CSX Railroad.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Clifford Eugene and Myrtle Virginia Rowland Paul; sisters, Sarah McMahan, Lillian Wise, Irene Whitehead, and Gwen Ragsdale; and brother, Wayne Paul.

He is survived by two daughters, Tammy (Rick) Crutcher of Lewisburg and Cally (Brian) Pace of Cornersville; son, Cliff Paul of Lewisburg; sister, Marie Robinson of Chapel Hill; and three grandchildren, Dusty Currington, McKenzie Pace. and Addison Crutcher.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 1, from the chapel of Lawrence Funeral Home with Rev. Jack Douglas officiating, followed by burial in Swanson Cemetery.

Tony Robinson, Brad Robinson, Brian Holcombe, Tye Hargrove, Jeff Ragsdale, and Casey Robinson will serve as pallbearers.