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Obituaries from October 2006

J.L. Ragsdale (10/31/06)
J.L. Ragsdale, 77, of Chapel Hill died Monday in Lewisburg. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Lawrence Funeral Home in Chapel Hill with Randall Harmon officiating. Burial will follow at Swanson Cemetery in Chapel Hill. Visitation will begin 4 p.m. today...
Virginia Marcell Pumphrey (10/31/06)
Funeral services for Virginia Marcell Pumphrey, 82, of Murfreesboro, who died Friday at Northside Healthcare Center in Murfreesboro, will be 11 a.m. (Eastern) Wednesday at Boyle Funeral Home in Weston, W.Va. The Rev. Bob Hoover will officiate and entombment will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens in Jane Lew, W.Va...
Ida Ruth McGee (10/30/06)
Funeral services for Ida Ruth McGee, 93, of Lynchburg, who died Saturday at a family member's residence in Unionville, will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Gowen-Smith Chapel with the Rev. Mike Hannah officiating. Burial will follow at Willow Mount Cemetery. Visitation will be 4-9 p.m. today...
Sam Lee Overcast (10/30/06)
Sam Lee Overcast, 72, of Shelbyville died Saturday at Bedford County Medical Center. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Hillcrest Funeral Home with the Rev. Kevin Minchey officiating. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. today...
Fred Thomas Jones (10/30/06)
Funeral services for Fred Thomas Jones, 63, of Shelbyville, who died Sunday at Middle Tennessee Medical Center in Murfreesboro, will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Doak-Howell Funeral Home. Russ Countess and Sidney Gibson will officiate and burial will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens...
Virginia Pumphrey (10/28/06)
Mrs. Virginia Pumphrey of Murfreesboro, mother of Harris Middle School teacher Janice Hubbard, died Friday at Northside Healthcare Center in Murfreesboro. She was 82. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Boyle Funeral Home in Weston, V.Va. Feldhaus Memorial Chapel was in charge of local arrangements.
Rowena Eakin Hart (10/27/06)
Rowena Eakin Hart, 82, of Stanford, Ky., died Wednesday at her home. She was the sister of Milbrey Eakin of Shelbyville. Graveside services will be 12:30 p.m. EDT Friday at Buffalo Springs Cemetery in Stanford with the Rev. Richard Reed officiating...
Fred Douglas Starks Sr. (10/26/06)
Fred Douglas Starks Sr., 77, of Manchester died Wednesday at Glen Oaks Convalescent Center in Shelbyville. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Greater Love Church of God in Christ in Manchester, where he was a member, with George Lewis officiating. Burial will follow at Evergreen Cemetery in Tullahoma...
Maurice Leroy Cochrane (10/23/06)
Funeral services for Maurice Leroy Cochrane, 97, of Shelbyville, who died Saturday at Bedford County Nursing Home, will be 11 a.m. (Eastern) Saturday at Kent City (Mich.) Baptist Church. Michael Cochrane will officiate and burial will follow in Ashland Center Cemetery in Ashland Township, Mich...
Evelyn Jackson (10/23/06)
Funeral services for Mrs. Evelyn Jackson of Shelbyville, 75, will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday at First Baptist Church on Depot Street. The Rev. Kevin Minchey, Bill Clemmons, Mike Vaughn, and Dr. Chuck Esary will officiate. Burial will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens. Visitation with the family will be 4-8 p.m. today at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel.
William Milton Brandon (10/23/06)
Graveside services for William "Bill" Milton Brandon, 62, of Baltimore, Md., formerly of Shelbyville, will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Hazel Cemetery in Bell Buckle with Russ Countess officiating. Visitation will be 9-10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel...
Maggie Melton Cathey (10/20/06)
Funeral services for Maggie Melton Cathey, 82, of Shelbyville, who died Thursday at Saint Thomas Hospital in Nashville, will be 3 p.m. Sunday at Gowen-Smith Chapel. Perry Whitaker will officiate and burial will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens. Visitation with the family will be 4-9 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. until service time on Sunday...
Ralph McKinley Hasty (10/20/06)
Ralph McKinley Hasty, 57, of Lynchburg died Wednesday at his residence. Funeral services were this morning at Lynchburg Funeral Home with Chuck Baker and Jimmy Kesey officiating. Burial followed at Lynchburg Cemetery.
Gerald Wayne Begley (10/18/06)
Graveside services for Gerald Wayne Begley, 49, of Shelbyville, who died Tuesday at Bedford County Medical Center, will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Willow Mount Cemetery with the Rev. Randall Harmon officiating. Visitation with the family will be 5-8 p.m. today. Gowen-Smith Chapel is in charge of arrangements...
Grady Brent Cromwell (10/17/06)
Funeral services for Grady Brent Cromwell, 56, of Shelbyville, who died Monday, will be 10 a.m. Thursday at Hillcrest Funeral Home. The Rev. William Cartwright will officiate and burial will follow in Willow Mount Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be 4-9 p.m. Wednesday at Hillcrest Funeral Home.
Erwin B. Self (10/17/06)
Funeral services for Erwin B. Self, 87, of Shelbyville, who died Monday at his home after an extended illness, will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel with Dr. Lloyd Doyle and the Rev. David Adams officiating. Burial, with military honors, will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.
G. Dan McCallum (10/16/06)
Funeral services for G. Dan McCallum, 71, of Strong City, Kansas, who died Oct. 13 in Wichita, Kansas, will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Brown-Bennett-Alexander Chapel in Cottonwood Falls, Kansas. The Rev. John Hastings will officiate and burial will follow in Elmdale Cemetery. He was the stepfather of Donna Clark of Bell Buckle...
Gerald Begley (10/16/06)
Gerald Begley of Shelbyville died today at Bedford County Medical Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Gowen-Smith Chapel.
Dee Fox Jr. (10/16/06)
Graveside services for Dee Fox Jr., 89, of Shelbyville, who died Sunday at Glen Oaks Convalescent Center, will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Hazel Cemetery in Bell Buckle. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association. Hillcrest Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements...
Mazel Gilbert Riddle (10/16/06)
Mazel Gilbert Riddle, 79, of Shelbyville died Wednesday after a long illness. Private burial services have been held. A memorial mass will be held at St. William Catholic Church at a later date. Feldhaus Memorial Chapel was in charge of arrangements...
Daniel Cornell Robinson (10/16/06)
Funeral services for Daniel Cornell Robinson, 49, of Shelbyville, who died Oct. 7 in Sacramento, Calif., will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel with the Rev. R.C. Verge officiating. Burial will follow at Cook Memorial Cemetery in Lewisburg...
Mary Pearl Lorance Taylor (10/16/06)
Mary Pearl Lorance Taylor, 96, of Bunker Hill in Rutherford County, died Sunday in Murfreesboro. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Lawrence Funeral Home in Chapel Hill with Mike Lamb officiating. Burial will follow at Simpson Cemetery in Rover...
Clay Edward Fletcher Sr. (10/14/06)
Graveside services for Clay Edward Fletcher Sr., 53, of Shelbyville, who died Wednesday at North Broward Medical Center in Pompano Beach, Fla., will be 2 p.m. Monday at the family farm on Pickle Road. Visitation with the family will be 4-9 p.m. Sunday at Hillcrest Funeral Home, which is in charge of arrangements.
John Richard Price (10/13/06)
No funeral services are scheduled for John Richard Price, 67, of Shelbyville, who died Wednesday at Centennial Medical Center in Nashville. Hillcrest Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Shirley Thomas Metcalf (10/13/06)
Funeral services for Shirley Thomas Metcalf, 78, of Petersburg, who died Wednesday at Baptist Hospital in Nashville, will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Fellowship Baptist Church. Burial will follow in New Hope Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be 4-8 p.m. today. Gallant Funeral Home in Fayetteville is in charge of arrangements...
Oscar Howard Crowell (10/13/06)
Oscar Howard Crowell of Lewisburg, a retired employee with the Tennessee Division of Forestry, died Wednesday at Maury Regional Hospital. Services will be today at 2 p.m. at London Funeral Home in Lewisburg with burial to follow at Cochran Cemetery.
Bertie Jane Patterson (10/12/06)
Funeral services for Mrs. Bertie Jane Patterson of Shelbyville will be held 2 p.m. Friday at Gowen-Smith Chapel with Lamar Dotson officiating. Burial will follow at Willow Mount Cemetery. Mrs. Patterson, 56, died Tuesday at Bedford County Medical Center...
William "WM" Whitaker (10/12/06)
William "WM" Whitaker, 49, of Tallahassee, Fla., died there Monday. Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Willow Mount Cemetery with Jimmy Gray officiating. Visitation will be 9-10:30 a.m. Saturday at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel.
Jacqueline Keys James (10/11/06)
Funeral services for Jacqueline Keys James, 56, of Shelbyville, who died Monday at Bedford County Medical Center, will be noon Friday at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel. The Rev. Herbert Lee Stewart will officiate with burial to follow in Willow Mount Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be 11 a.m. until service time on Friday.
Vernon McLoy Freeman (10/11/06)
Funeral services for Vernon McLoy Freeman, 73, of Shelbyville, who died Tuesday at Marshall Medical Center in Lewisburg, will be 2 p.m. Friday at Hillcrest Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Crowell's Chapel Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be 4-8 p.m. Thursday...
Eules Coy Blakemore (10/11/06)
Funeral services for Eules Coy Blakemore, 80, of Nashville, who died Friday, will be 11 a.m. Friday at Smith Brothers Chapel in Nashville. Burial will follow in Middle Tennessee Veterans Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be 10 a.m. until service time Friday...
Bettie Bailey "Ladybug" Smith (10/11/06)
A memorial service for Bettie Bailey "Ladybug" Smith, 70, of Normandy, who died Monday at Saint Thomas Hospital in Nashville, will be 3 p.m. Saturday at Eastside Church of the Nazarene. Roy Woods will officiate. J.A. Welton and Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements...
John Brannon (10/09/06)
Funeral services for John Brannon, 70, of Shelbyville, who died Saturday at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Gowen-Smith Chapel with Bobby McGee officiating. Burial will follow at Short Cemetery in Marshall County. Visitation will be 4-9 p.m. Tuesday.
Daniel Cornell Robinson (10/09/06)
Daniel Cornell Robinson, 49, of Shelbyville died Saturday in Sacramento, Calif. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Feldhaus Memorial Chapel.
James Frank Jones (10/09/06)
Graveside services for James Frank Jones, 79, of Shelbyville will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Willow Mount Cemetery with the Rev. Donnie Jones and Bryan Smotherman officiating. Visitation will be 4-9 p.m. today at Hillcrest Funeral Home. Mr. Jones died Saturday at Middle Tennessse Medical Center in Murfreesboro...
Cheryl Simone Shields (10/09/06)
Cheryl Simone Shields, 44, of Hohenwald died Sunday at a Shelbyville home. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Gowen-Smith Chapel with David Salisbury officiating. Burial will follow at Willow Mount Cemetery. Visitation will be 4-9 p.m. Tuesday...
Charles Robert Dale Jr. (10/09/06)
Funeral services for Charles Robert Dale Jr., 84, of Tullahoma, who died there Sunday at Life Care Center, will be 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at Gowen-Smith Chapel with the Rev. Randall Harmon officiating. Burial will follow at Willow Mount Cemetery. Visitation will be 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday...
Glendon Wortham (10/09/06)
Glendon Wortham, 83, of Chapel Hill died Saturday at her home. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at Lawrence Funeral Home in Chapel Hill with the Rev. Larry Chatman officiating. Burial will follow at Unionville Cemetery. Visitation will begin 4 p.m. today...
Ethel E. Boyce (10/09/06)
Ethel E. Boyce, 93, of Franklin died Sunday at NHC Place at Cool Springs in Franklin. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Gowen-Smith Chapel with the Rev. Phil Lamaster officiating. Burial will follow at Simpson Cemetery in Rover. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. today...
James Frank Jones (10/07/06)
James Frank Jones, 79, of Shelbyville died Saturday at Middle Tennessee Medical Center in Murfreesboro. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Hillcrest Funeral Home.
Tommy T. Frazier (10/06/06)
Memorial services for Tommy T. Frazier, 53, of Shelbyville, who died Sept. 30 at Bedford County Medical Center, will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Bell Buckle. The Rev. Eddie Buckingham will officiate. Feldhaus Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Clyde K. Rees (10/06/06)
Clyde K. Rees, 87, of Shelbyville, died today at Bedford County Medical Center. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel. Geoff Geisemann will officiate, with burial to follow at Hillcrest Memorial Chapel. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Saturday at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel...
Ruth N. Smith (10/06/06)
Graveside services for Ruth N. Smith, 86, of Giles County, who died Thursday at Imperial Manor in Madison, will be 1 p.m. Monday at New Bethel Cemetery. Gowen-Smith Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Jean Robertson Burks (10/06/06)
Funeral services for Jean Robertson Burks, 80, of Shelbyville, who died Thursday at Glen Oaks Convalescent Center, will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Gowen-Smith Chapel. Burial will follow in Old Grove Cemetery in Beech Grove. Visitation with the family will be 4-9 p.m. today...
William Jeffery Fry (10/05/06)
Funeral services for William Jeffery Fry of Lewisburg were held Thursday at London Funeral Home in Lewisburg. Burial followed at Palmetto Cemetery. Fry, 43, died Monday at his home.
J. Patrick Lyons (10/05/06)
Funeral arrangements for J. Patrick Lyons, 62, of Shelbyville, who died Wednesday at Middle Tennessee Medical Center in Murfreesboro, are incomplete and will be announced by Feldhaus Memorial Chapel.
Donald Eugene Weaver (10/05/06)
Funeral services for Donald Eugene Weaver, 70, of Shelbyville, who died Wednesday at Alvin C. York V.A. Medical Center in Murfreesboro, will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Hillcrest Funeral Home. The Rev. Tommy Dye will officiate and burial will follow in Hazel Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be 4-9 p.m. Friday...
Belle Steed Deal (10/04/06)
Funeral services for Belle Steed Deal, 94, of Lynchburg, who died Wednesday, will be 2 p.m. Friday at Jennings Moore-Cortner Funeral Home in Winchester. Burial will follow in County Line Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be 6-8:30 p.m. Thursday...
Fred M. Sparrow (10/04/06)
Funeral services for Fred M. Sparrow, 57, of Shelbyville, who died Monday at Bedford County Medical Center, will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Bright Temple Church of God in Christ. The Rev. Herbert Lee Stewart will officiate and burial will follow in Mt. Ararat Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be 6-9 p.m. Friday at the church. Feldhaus Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Ora Lee Harrell Ward (10/03/06)
Funeral services for Ora Lee Harrell Ward, 86, of Shelbyville, who died Monday at Bedford County Nursing Home, will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Hillcrest Funeral Home. The Rev. Jim Sorrells will officiate and burial will follow in Willow Mount Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be 5-9 p.m. Wednesday.
Robert Rufus Greer (10/03/06)
Funeral services for Robert Rufus Greer, 66, of Murfreesboro, who died Saturday at his home, will be noon Saturday at Bellwood Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery. The body will lie in state 6-7 p.m. Friday at H. Preston Scales & Sons Funeral Home in Murfreesboro, with family visitation 7-8 p.m. The body will also lie in state 11 a.m. until service time Saturday at the church...
Cecil Knois (10/02/06)
Funeral services for Cecil Knois, 81, of Haskins Chapel, who died Monday in Shelbyville, will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Lawrence Funeral Home in Chapel Hill. The Rev. Aubrey Knois and the Rev. Ronnie Grooms will officiate and burial will follow in Hopper Cemetery in Marshall County...
Clarice G. Arnold (10/02/06)
Funeral services for Clarice G. Arnold, 94, of Shelbyville, who died Monday at Bedford County Nursing Home, will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel. The Rev. Frank Edwards will officiate and burial will follow in Old Orchard Cemetery in Petersburg. Visitation with the family will be 4-8 p.m. Tuesday.
Norma Mae Duke (10/02/06)
No services are planned for Norma Mae Duke, 83, of Shelbyville, who died Saturday at Bedford County Nursing Home. Per her request, her remains were cremated. Feldhaus Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Carl Rogers M.D. (10/02/06)
Funeral services for Dr. Carl Rogers, 94, of Shelbyville, who died Sunday at his home following an extended illness, will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel. The Rev. Ronnie Rogers will officiate and burial will follow in Willow Mount Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be 2-8 p.m. today...