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Obituaries

Friday, April 17, 2009

Howard "Jack" Hunter, 90, of Lewisburg, died Wednesday, April 15, 2009, in Ardmore, Tenn.

Mr. Hunter was a native of Williamson County. He served in the Army during World War II and was retired from Heil-Quaker Corp. of Lewisburg. Mr. Hunter was a member of New Bethel Cumberland Presbyterian Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Isaac and Mary Lou Smith Hunter; and wife, Roth Moore Hunter.

He is survived by his sister, Joy Davidson of Smyrna; brother, Calvin Hunter of Knoxville; grandchildren, Ricky and J. L. Land, Shelia Baugh, and Gayle Roberson, all of Lewisburg; seven great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday, April 17, from the chapel of Lawrence Funeral Home with Rev. Hank Shelton officiating, followed by burial with military honors in Swanson Cemetery.

The pallbearers will be Timmy Spann, Matthew Spann, Dylan Spann, Marty Mann, Hunter Mann, Wendell Rowe, and Corey Roberson.

Edward Freeman Duke

Edward Freeman Duke, 56, of Lewisburg, died at Rosewood Manor Nursing Center in Columbia, following an extended illness.

Mr. Duke was educated in Marshall County and at Middle Tennessee State University, was a devoted member of the Liggett Street Church of God. He was a long-time employee of Faber-Castell and of Peacock Janitorial Service, both in Lewisburg.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Rev. and Mrs. William Lee Duke, and brothers, Ueal Lee Duke and Flournoy E. Duke.

He is survived by his brothers, Roy D. (Louise) Dukes of Lewisburg, and William Polk (Mattie) Duke of Nashville; sisters, Melinda "Queenie" Duke of Nashville, and Eleanor Ann (James) Bailey of Thompson's Station; uncle, Kenneth Duke of Lynnville; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Visitation was held from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the chapel of Anderson Funeral Home, and will continue from 11 a.m. until noon Friday at Liggett Street Church of God.

Funeral services will be conducted at noon Friday, April 17, at Liggett Street Church of God with Elder Eddie Shirley officiating, followed by burial in Ever Bright Cemetery in Lynnville.

The pallbearers and flower bearers will be Mr. Duke's nieces and nephews.

Anderson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Carol D. Brown

Carol D. Brown, 56, of Lewisburg, died Wednesday, April 15, 2009, at Maury Regional Hospital.

Ms. Brown was a native of Ardmore, Ala. She was a homemaker and a member of the Baptist church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, James B. and Eunice T. Jones Ellis, and a brother.

She is survived by her son, James F. (Sonya) Brown of Belfast; daughter, Trudy (Todd) Jones of Cornersville; sisters, Betty Tiller of Houston, Texas, and Ann Davis of Lewisburg; four grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Visitation with the family at London Funeral Home will begin at noon on Friday and continue until 8 p.m. and will also be held on Saturday until the funeral hour.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 18, from the chapel of London Funeral Home, followed by burial in Short Cemetery.