Paul Newcomb, 84, died Monday, March 30, 2009, at his residence in the Farmington Community.
Mr. Newcomb was a native of Marshall County. He was a farmer and attended Farmington Baptist Church. Mr. Newcomb was active for many years with the Marshall County Girls Youth Softball League and was an assistant coach for the "Spookettes" Girls Softball Team.
He was preceded in death by his parents, William Arthur "Judge" Newcomb and Katie Ragsdale Newcomb.
He is survived by his wife, Nadine Newcomb, and son, Tommy (Marilyn) Newcomb, all of Farmington; daughter, Mary Ellen Blackwell, and sisters, Maggie Rainey and Judy Norwood, all of Lewisburg; grandchildren, Danette (Scott) Carnell of Chapel Hill and Jon Paul Newcomb of Lewisburg; and three great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were conducted on Thursday, April 2, from the chapel of Lawrence Funeral Home with Rev. David Ghee and Rev. Jack Douglas officiating, followed by burial in Swanson Cemetery.
Gladys Cook Manier
Gladys Cook Manier, 80, of the Cedar Grove Community of Bedford County, died Tuesday, March 31, 2009, at her residence after an extended illness.
Mrs. Manier was a native of Bedford County. She was a member of St. Paul United Methodist Church and was a homemaker.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Roy and Esther Tucker Cook.
She is survived by her husband, Austin E. "Doc" Manire of Cedar Grove; daughter, Pat (Don) Carney Bolin of Shelbyville; son, Gary (Janice) Carney of Cedar Grove; stepdaughter, Wanda Manire of Culleoka; stepsons, James Carney of Old Hickory and Jerry Manire of Cookeville; sister, Brenda (Ruble) Cook Sanderson of Nashville; six grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Visitation will begin at 4 p.m. Friday, April 3, at Lawrence Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 4, from the chapel of Lawrence Funeral Home with Rev. Joe Wiggins, Rev. Scotty Sorrells and Rev. Scott Yates officiating. Burial will follow in King Cemetery in the Rover Community of Bedford County.
Betty Joyce James
Betty Joyce James, 65, of Lewisburg, died Monday, March 30, 2009, at her residence.
Miss James was a native of Marshall County. She was a former employee of the Marshall County Impact Center and was an avid lover of cats, and loved to have fun drawing, dining out, and traveling. She was a member of Saint John's Catholic Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Clarice Wolfe and Johnnie James; brother, Johnnie James; and three aunts, Betty Nix, Clennie Harris, and Clarence Pierce.
She is survived by a special friend and caregiver, Collette Berube of Lewisburg.
Funeral services were conducted Thursday, April 2, from Saint John's Catholic Church with Father Bill Kelley officiating, followed by burial in the Mars Hill Cemetery in the Lynnville community.
You may sign Miss James' online registry at www.billsmcgaugh.com
Bills-McGaugh Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Alonzo Doyle Walker
Alonzo Doyle Walker, 78, died Wednesday, April 1, 2009, at his residence.
Mr. Walker was a native of Lawrence County. He was a veteran of the Army and a member of the Church of Christ and the Masonic Dillahunty Lodge #112. He was retired from Heil Quaker Corporation after 46 years of service in the quality control department. Mr. Walker enjoyed gospel music, woodworking, fishing, and operating a ham radio.
He was preceded in death by his parents, A. E. Walker and Gertrude Pettus Walker; brother, Robert Earl Walker; and sister, Sara Moise.
He is survived by his wife, Faye Bailey Walker, daughter, Deborah Kay Lovvorn, and grandson, Michael Lovvorn, all of Lewisburg; and brother, E. Ray Walker of Scottsdale, Ariz.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, April 3, from the chapel of Bills-McGaugh Funeral Home with Brother Harold Foster officiating, followed by burial in Lone Oak Cemetery.
The pallbearers will be David Phillips, Charles Dugger, Wayne Haynes, Michael Tipper, Terry Wolaver, and Michael Lovvorn.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 2282, Lewisburg, TN 37091.
You may sign Mr. Walker's online registry at www.billsmcgaugh.com.