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Obituaries from March 2007

Evelyn "Granny" Elmore Mealer (03/31/07)
Evelyn "Granny" Elmore Mealer, 77, of Chapel Hill died Friday after an extended illness. Funeral services will be 4 p.m. Sunday at Lawrence Funeral Home in Chapel Hill with the Rev. Tim McGehee and the Rev. Keith Wilson officiating. Burial will follow at Swanson Cemetery in Chapel Hill. Visitation will begin 5 p.m. Saturday.
Linda Lee May Taylor (03/31/07)
Linda Lee May Taylor, 55, of Shelbyville died Friday at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Hillcrest Funeral Home with the Rev. Bobby Beal and the Rev. Chuck Arnold officiating. Burial will follow at Wheel Cemetery. Visitation will be 2-9 p.m. Sunday.
Rev. James Herschel Moore (03/31/07)
Funeral services for the Rev. James Herschel Moore, 81, of Shelbyville, who died Friday, will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at Miracle Tabernacle Church, where he was senior minister and trustee. The Rev. Douglas Moore of Shelbyville and James Rannie Moore of Savannah, will officiate. Burial will follow at Horse Mountain Cemetery. Visitation will be 5-9 p.m. Monday at Hillcrest Funeral Home.
Ernest Harold Cortner (03/30/07)
Ernest Harold Cortner, 76 of Shelbyville, died Thursday at his residence after a short illness. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Doak-Howell Funeral Home with Bill Doak officiating. Burial will follow at Willow Mount Cemetery. Visitation will begin 8 a.m. Saturday.
Patsy Jo French Mashe (03/30/07)
Funeral services for Mrs. Patsy Jo French Mashe, 76, of Bell Buckle, who died Thursday at Bedford County Nurshing Home, will be held 2 p.m. Saturday at Doak-Howell Funeral Home with Douglas Moore and Tommy Dye officiating. Burial will follow at Hazel Cemetery in Bell Buckle. Visitation with the family will be 6-8 p.m. Friday.
Betty Lee Williams (03/30/07)
Funeral services for Betty Lee Williams, 65, of Shelbyville, who died Wednesday at Bedford County Medical Center, will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Gowen-Smith Chapel with the Rev. Kevin Minchey officiating. Burial will follow at Willow Mount Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be 4-9 p.m. today.
Donnie Raymond Spence (03/30/07)
Funeral services for Donnie Raymond Spence, 60, of Shelbyville, who died this morning at Alvin C. York Veterans Administration Medical Center in Murfreesboro, will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel. The Rev. Doug Moore and the Rev. Kenneth Smith will officiate...
Patty Haynes Edwards (03/27/07)
Funeral services for Patty Haynes Edwards, 77, of Shelbyville, who died Monday at Bedford County Nursing Home, will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at First United Methodist Church, where she had been a member since June 13, 1937, with Dr. Lloyd Doyle officiating. Burial will follow at Willow Mount Cemetery. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. today at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel.
Clara Faith Allen (03/26/07)
Clara Faith Allen was stillborn Friday at Winchester (Va.) Medical Center. A private graveside service will be conducted at Shenandoah Memorial Park with David Martin officiating. She was the daughter of Robert Michael and Jennifer Marie Coats Allen of Winchester, Va...
Ruby G. Lankford (03/24/07)
Funeral services for Ruby G. Lankford, 83, of Shelbyville, who died Friday at Glen Oaks Convalescent Center, will be 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Hillcrest Funeral Home. The Rev. Ray Kasch will officiate and burial will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens...
John Douglas Waldrep (03/23/07)
No services are planned for John Douglas Waldrep, 79, of Bessemer, Ala., formerly of Shelbyville, who died Wednesday.
Murray Elwood Jackson (03/23/07)
Funeral services for Murray Elwood Jackson, 66, of Shelbyville, who died Thursday at Bedford County Medical Center, will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Hillcrest Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens. Visitation with the family will be 4-8 p.m. Saturday.
Ralph Wayne Locke (03/23/07)
Funeral services for Ralph Wayne Locke, 66, of Shelbyville, will be 3 p.m. Sunday at Doak-Howell Funeral Home with Roger Rothon officiating. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Saturday. Mr. Locke died Thursday at Alive Hospice St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville after an extended illness...
Mary Frances "Murfy" Alexander (03/23/07)
Mary Frances "Murfy" Alexander, 53, of Nashville died Wednesday at Alive Hospice at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville. Funeral services will be 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Benton Chapel at Vanderbilt University Divinity School with the Rev. Becca Stevens officiating. Burial will follow 4:30 p.m. Saturday at Hazel Cemetery in Bell Buckle with Tom Clifford officiating...
Louis E. Rider (03/22/07)
Funeral services for Louis E. Rider, 79, of Shelbyville, who died Wednesday morning at Middle Tennessee Medical Center in Murfreesboro, will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Victory Baptist Church, where he was a member, with Jim Tedder and the Rev. Jimmy Thomasson officiating. Burial will follow at Willow Mount Cemetery...
Mary Elizabeth Harris (03/22/07)
Graveside services for Mary Elizabeth Harris of Shelbyville, who died Wednesday on her 100th birthday at Glen Oaks Convalescent Center, will be 11 a.m. Friday at Willow Mount Cemetery with Bobby Wines officiating. No visitation is scheduled.
Lindsey Nicole "Colie" Osborne (03/21/07)
Lindsey Nicole "Colie" Osborne, 20, of Chapel Hill died Monday in Nashville. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Lawrence Funeral Home in Chapel Hill with the Rev. Arthur Paine officiating. Burial will follow at Cane Ridge Cemetery in Davidson County...
Peggy JoAnne Dyer (03/21/07)
Peggy JoAnne Dyer of Shelbyville, 59, died Tuesday at her home. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Gowen-Smith Chapel with Jimmy Gray officiating. Burial will follow at Hazel Cemetery in Bell Buckle. Visitation with the family will be 4-8 p.m. today...
Aiden Daniel Monge (03/21/07)
Funeral arrangements for Aiden Daniel Monge, infant son of Dusty Leah Ann Brown and Daniel Monge of Shelbyville, are incomplete and will be announced by Doak-Howell Funeral Home.
Juanita Ruth Nichols (03/21/07)
Juanita Ruth Nichols, 72, of Shelbyville died Tuesday at Bedford County Nursing Home. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Friday at Gowen-Smith Chapel with Wallace Rowland and Gary Williams officiating. Burial will follow at Coleman Cemetery. Visitation will be 5-9 p.m. Thursday...
Louis E. Rider (03/21/07)
Louis E. Rider, 78, of Shelbyville died this morning at Middle Tennessee Medical Center in Murfreesboro. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Gowen-Smith Chapel.
Marilyn Nicholson (03/20/07)
Funeral services for Marilyn Nicholson, 82, of Shelbyville, who died Monday at Bedford County Nursing Home, will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Gowen-Smith Chapel with the Rev. Mark Hall officiating. Burial will follow at Willow Mount Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be 5-9 p.m. Wednesday.
Peggy Dyer (03/20/07)
Peggy Dyer, 59, of Shelbyville died Monday at her residence. A native of Murfreesboro, she was the wife of Otis Dyer. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Gowen-Smith Chapel.
Ruby Gertrude Cooper McCullough (03/20/07)
Graveside services for Ruby Gertrude Cooper McCullough, 78, of Shelbyville, who died Monday at Middle Tennessee Medical Center in Murfreesboro, will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens. The Rev. Arnold King will officiate. Visitation with the family will be 4-8 p.m. Wednesday at Hillcrest Funeral Home, which is in charge of arrangements...
James M. Clark (03/20/07)
Funeral services for James M. Clark of Shelbyville will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at First Christian Church with Bobby McGee and Bryan Elliott officiating. Burial will follow at Rosebank Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be 4-8 p.m. today at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel...
Thomas Harold Nix (03/18/07)
Thomas Harold Nix, 60, of Shelbyville died Sunday at Middle Tennessee Medical Center in Murfreesboro. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Tony Billions and the Rev. Charlie Brown officiating. Burial will follow at Willow Mount Cemetery. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Monday.
Michael L. Curry (03/18/07)
Michael L. Curry, 46, of Unionville died suddenly Saturday at Bedford County Medical Center. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Doak-Howell Funeral Home with Mike Hannah officiating. Burial will follow at Willow Mount Cemetery. Visitation will be 4-9 p.m. Monday and beginning 11 a.m. Tuesday.
Tiffany Lynn Smith (03/16/07)
Graveside services for Tiffany Lynn Smith, infant daughter of Thomas and Christy Smith of Longview, will be held 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Clark Cemetery in Longview with Eddie Reed officiating. Doak-Howell Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Bonnie Martin Thomason (03/16/07)
Longtime Shelbyville florist Bonnie Martin Thomason died Thursday. Funeral services will be 3 p.m. EDT Sunday at Barnes Chapel in Copperhill. Feldhaus Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
John Michael Carroll (03/16/07)
Funeral services for John Michael Carroll, 43, of Bell Buckle, who died Friday morning at Alive Hospice of St. Thomas in Nashville, will be 4:30 p.m. Sunday at Hillcrest Funeral Home with the Rev. Kevin Minchey officating. Burial will follow at Gault Cemetery. Visitation will be 2-5 p.m. Saturday.
Edward Price Gibbs (03/16/07)
Funeral services for Edward Price Gibbs, 66, of Shelbyville, who died Thursday at Bedford County Medical Center, will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Hillcrest Funeral Home with the Rev. Charles Williams officiating. Burial will follow at Willow Mount Cemetery. Visitation will be 5-9 p.m. Saturday.
Ronald T. Jackson Jr. (03/16/07)
A memorial service for Ronald T. Jackson Jr., 50, of Wake Forest, N.C., who died Wednesday, will be 2 p.m. (EDT) Sunday at Wake Forest United Methodist Church. Visitation with the family will be 5-7 p.m. (EDT) Saturday at Bright Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Wake Forest, N.C...
Rouchelle Ridley Edmiston (03/15/07)
Funeral services for Rouchelle Ridley Edmiston, 48, of Fayetteville, who died Wednesday at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Gallant Funeral Home in Fayetteville. Burial will follow in Pleasant View Cemetery...
Rachel Elizabeth Gunn Sargent (03/15/07)
Rachel Elizabeth Gunn Sargent., 85, of Tullahoma died Wednesday at her daughter's home in Shelbyville after an extended illness. Graveside services will be 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Rosebank Cemetery in Flat Creek with the Rev. Ray Hartman and the Rev. Susan Nooe Rock officiating. The service site may be changed in the event of inclement weather...
Fern Dixon Overall (03/15/07)
Graveside services for Fern Dixon Overall, 86, of Shelbyville, who died Wednesday at Bedford County Nursing Home after an extended illness, will be 2 p.m. Friday at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens with Bryan Elliott officiating. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. today at Doak-Howell Funeral Home and beginning 1:30 p.m. Friday at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens...
Fern Dixon Overall (03/14/07)
Fern Dixon Overall, 86, of Shelbyville died this morning at Bedford County Nursing Home after a brief illness. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Doak-Howell Funeral Home.
Alford Benjamin Gambill (03/13/07)
Funeral services for Alford Benjamin "Al" Gambill, 63, of Bradyville, who died Monday at Centennial Medical Center, will be 2 p.m. Thursday, at Grace Assembly of God Church in Woodbury. James Lassiter will officiate and burial will follow in Cothran Cemetery...
Eugene Summers (03/13/07)
Eugene Summers, 82, of Shelbyville died Monday at Bedford County Medical Center. Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Willow Mount Cemetery with Arnold King officiating. No visitation is scheduled.
Johnnie Cleveland McMahon (03/12/07)
Funeral services for Johnnie Cleveland McMahon, 77, of Tullahoma, who died Saturday at Medical Center of Manchester, will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Bright Temple Church of God in Christ with Willie Rippy and Lawson B. Howard officiating. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens. Visitation with the family will begin noon Wednesday at the church. Feldhaus Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
William Hargrove Sr. (03/12/07)
William Hargrove Sr., 85, of Rover died Sunday after an extended illness. Funeral services will be 2:30 p.m. Thursday at Lawrence Funeral Home, Chapel Hill, with the Rev. James Doyle officiating. Burial will follow at Simpson Cemetery in Rover. Visitation with the family will be 4-8 p.m. Wednesday.
Johnny Ryan Buckins (03/12/07)
Johnny Ryan Buckins, 28, of Unionville, died Sunday at his residence after an extended illness. Per his request, his remains were cremated. A private memorial service will be held at a later date.
Melba Lucille Stump (03/10/07)
Melba Lucille Stump, 45, of Lascassas died Saturday. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Monday at Woodfin Memorial Chapel in Smyrna with Marshall Guplin officiating. Burial will follow at Roselawn Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Sunday.
Adam Cody Ogles (03/10/07)
Graveside services for Adam Cody Ogles, 19, of Shelbyville, who died Friday at Bedford County Medical Center, will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Ogles Cemetery in Coffee County. The Rev. Bobby McGee will officiate. Visitation with the family will be 4-9 p.m. Monday at Hillcrest Funeral Home, which is in charge of arrangements...
Rayburn Clark (03/09/07)
Funeral services for Rayburn Clark, 68, of Wartrace, who died Thursday at his home after an extended illness, will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel. the Rev. Phil DePriest and the Rev. Phillip Swinford will officiate and burial will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens...
Lonnie Owen Ritchie (03/09/07)
Lonnie Owen Ritchie, 62, of Shelbyville died Wednesday at his home after an extended illness. Per his request, his remains were cremated. A memorial service will be held in the Black Hills of South Dakota at a later date. Feldhaus Memorial Chapel handled arrangements....
Darlene "Linda" Thrasher (03/08/07)
Graveside services for Darlene "Linda" Thrasher, 59, of Perry, Fla., who died Thursday, will be 3 p.m. EST Saturday at Hillcrest Cemetery in Quincy, Fla.
Carrie Derrick Orr (03/08/07)
Carrie Derrick Orr of Old Hickory died Wednesday. She was 92. Services will be held 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Hibbett & Hailey Funeral Home with the Rev. Paul Casner officiating. Burial will follow at Willow Mount Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be 4-8 p.m. Friday...
Harold Tune (03/08/07)
Funeral services for Harold "Paw Paw" Tune, 82, of Eagleville, who died Thursday in Shelbyville, will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Lawrence Funeral Home in Chapel Hill. The Rev. David Wall will officiate and burial will follow in Simpson Cemetery in Rover. Visitation with the family will begin 3 p.m. Friday.
Lonnie Ritchie (03/08/07)
Lonnie Ritchie, 62, of Shelbyville died Wednesday at his home after an extended illness. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Feldhaus Memorial Chapel.
Joe F. Lynch (03/08/07)
Funeral services for Joe F. Lynch, 65, of Unionville, who died Wednesday at his home after an extended illness, will be 1 p.m. Friday at Lawrence Funeral Home, Chapel Hill, with the Rev. Alvin Caldwell officiating. Burial will follow at Cothran Cemetery in Rover. Visitation with the family will begin 5 p.m. today.
Ida Frances Pitts Payne (03/08/07)
Funeral services for Ida Frances Pitts Payne, 88, of Shelbyville, who died Tuesday at Glen Oaks Convalescent Center, will be 11 a.m. Friday at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel. Burial will follow at 2 p.m. at Rose Hill Cemetery in Fayetteville. Visitation with the family will begin 9 a.m. Friday.
William Henry Sudberry (03/07/07)
Funeral services for William Henry Sudberry, 82, of Shelbyville, who died Tuesday at his home after an extended illness, will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel. Burial, with full military honors, will follow at Willow Mount Cemetery. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. today...
John Howard Marmontello Jr. (03/06/07)
John Howard Marmontello Jr., 63, of Shelbyville died Saturday at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville. No services are scheduled. Visitation will be 4-6 p.m. today at Hillcrest Funeral Home.
Reba Swafford Matusek (03/06/07)
Graveside services for Reba Swafford Matusek, 95, of Shelbyville will be noon EST Thursday at Hamilton Memorial Gardens in Chattanooga with Jeff Faulk officiating. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Wednesday at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel. Mrs. Matusek died Monday at Bedford County Nursing Home.
Eunice Marie Kennedy (03/06/07)
Mrs. Eunice Marie Kennedy of Murfreesboro, mother of Dean Kennedy of Shelbyville, died Sunday. She was 61. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Thursday at Kingwood Heights Church of Christ, where she was a member, with Tony Holt officiating. Burial will follow at Roselawn Memorial Gardens...
Nathan Landon Moody (03/05/07)
Funeral services for Nathan Landon "Nate Dog" Moody, 5-month-old son of Palmer Jr. and Tammy Moody of Shelbyville will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Woodfin Chapel Smyrna. Burial will follow in Roselawn Memorial Gardens. Visitation with the family will be 2-8 p.m. Tuesday...
Jimmy Brown (03/05/07)
Jimmy Brown, 59, of Petersburg died Sunday at Lincoln Medical Center in Fayetteville. Funeral services wil be 10 a.m. Tuesday at Gallant Funeral Home in Fayetteville with Dan Bolin officiating. Burial will follow at Old Orchard Cemetery in Petersburg. Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Monday.
Sidney C. Parsons (03/05/07)
Funeral services for Sidney C. Parsons, 75, who died March 1 in Okinawa, Japan, were held in Okinawa.
Joe Ishmon Edmond Frazier (03/05/07)
Funeral services for Joe Ishmon Edmond Frazier, 32, of Bell Buckle, who died Saturday at Bedford County Medical Center, will be noon Wednesday at Bright Temple Church of God in Christ with the Rev. Shawn Moses officiating. Burial will follow at the Green family cemetery in Longview...
James Edward West Jr. (03/05/07)
James Edward "Jim" West Jr., 58, Chapel Hill, died Saturday at the Medical Center of Central Georgia in Macon. Funeral services will be 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at Lawrence Funeral Home in Chapel Hill with the Rev. Mark Youngman and the Rev. Larry Chatman officiating. Burial will follow at Mount Hope Cemetery in Franklin. A memorial service will be held later at Wesley Glen Ministries in Macon...
Arthur Porter Nichols (03/05/07)
Funeral services for Arthur Porter Nichols, 61, of Tullahoma, who died Saturday at his home, will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Gowen-Smith Chapel. The Rev. Jim Gonyea will officiate and burial will follow in Maplewood Cemetery in Tullahoma. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Tuesday...
Clarice "Morton" Lentz Hester (03/03/07)
Clarice "Morton" Lentz Hester, 86, of Shelbyville died Friday at Bedford County Medical Center after an extended illness. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Doak-Howell Funeral Home with Darryl Lewis officiating. Burial will follow at Pressgrove Cemetery in Longview. Visitation will be 4-9 p.m. Monday.
James Virgil Hatchett (03/02/07)
Funeral services for James Virgil Hatchett, 79, of Alpine, Ala., who died Thursday at Sylacauga (Ala.) Health and Rehab, will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Midway Memory Gardens Funeral Home in Talladega, Ala. The Rev. Zeke Hazelden and the Rev. Danny Courson will officiate...
Osceola Glenn "Bubba" Dodd Jr. (03/02/07)
Osceola Glenn "Bubba" Dodd Jr., 46, of Manchester died Thursday at Centennial Medical Center in Nashville. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Sunday at Coffee County Funeral Chapel in Manchester. Burial will follow at Summitville Cemetery. Visitation with the family will begin 11 a.m. Sunday...
Marguerite C. Wullner (03/02/07)
Funeral services for Marguerite C. Wullner, 91, of Unionville, who died Wednesday at the home of her granddaughter and grandson-in-law, Lisa and Jodi Adams, will be 11 a.m. Monday at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Milan, Ind. Richard Mackey will officiate and burial will follow in St. Paul Lutheran Cemetery...