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Obituaries from May 2007

Mary Pauline "Polly" Bearden (05/31/07)
Graveside services for Mary Pauline "Polly" Alexander Bearden, 91, of Shelbyville, who died Thursday at her home after an extended illness, will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Rose Bank Cemetery. The Rev. Brian Elliott and the Rev. Dr. Lloyd Doyle will officiate. Visitation with the family will be 4-8 p.m. Friday at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel....
Thomas Edward Love (05/30/07)
Funeral services for Thomas Edward Love, 71, of Shelbyville, who died Wednesday at his home, will be 3 p.m. Friday at Hillcrest Funeral Home. The Rev. Jimmy Gray will officiate and burial will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens. Visitation with the family will be 4-9 p.m. Thursday at Hillcrest Funeral Home...
Herman "Tootsie" McGowan (05/30/07)
Herman "Tootsie" McGowan, 83, of Chapel Hill died Monday. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Lawrence Funeral Home in Chapel Hill with the Rev. Larry Chatman and the Rev. Wayne Morgan officiating. Burial will follow at Swanson Cemetery in Chapel Hill. Visitation with the family will be 5-8 p.m. Wednesday.
Rita McKinney (05/29/07)
Memorial services for Rita McKinney, 80, of Venice, Fla., who died Friday, will be held this fall in Tennessee. Ewing Funeral Home, Venice, Fla., was in charge of arrangements.
Arthur DaCosta Correia (05/29/07)
Funeral services for Arthur DaCosta Correia, 69, of Shelbyville, who died Monday at Bedford County Medical Center, will be held 11 a.m. Friday at Faith Baptist Church. Rodney Shrader and Charles Redmond will officiate and burial will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens. Visiation with the family will be 5-8 p.m. Thursday at Hillcrest Funeral Home, which is in charge of arrangements.
Mark Anthony Freeman (05/29/07)
Mark Anthony Freeman, 49, of Shelbyville died Sunday at Glen Oaks Convalescent Center. Memorial services will be 3 p.m. Wednesday at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Randall Harmon officiating. Visitation with the family will begin at 2 p.m.
Myra Helen Purvis Murrah (05/29/07)
Graveside services for Myra Helen Purvis Murrah, 72, of Unionville, who died Sunday at University Medical Center in Lebanon, will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Unionville Cemetery with the Rev. Charles Melvin Collins officiating. There will be no visitation. Lawrence Funeral Home, Chapel Hill, is in charge of arrangements.
Herbert B. Sparks Sr. (05/29/07)
Herbert B. Sparks Sr., 76, of Normandy died Sunday at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Hillcrest Funeral Home with the Rev. De Hennessy III officiating. Burial will follow at Shofner Cemetery.
Catherine Bledsoe Redd (05/26/07)
Catherine Bledsoe Redd, 96, of Manchester, died Friday at United Regional Medical Center there. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at First Baptist Church of Manchester, where she was a member and teacher of the Friendly Bible Class, with Dr. Brenton Cox officiating. Burial will follow at Manchester City Cemetery...
Jessie Thomas Casteel Sr. (05/26/07)
Funeral services for Jessie Thomas Casteel Sr., 58, of Rover, who died Friday, will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Lawrence Funeral Home in Chapel Hill. Burial will follow in Simpson Cemetery in Rover. Visitation with the family will be 4-8 p.m. Monday.
Helen Lucille Smith (05/26/07)
Funeral services for Helen Lucille Smith, 89, of Shelbyville, who died Friday at Bedford County Nursing Home, will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Gowen-Smith Chapel. Gaye Hardy and Mark Hall will officiiate and burial will follow in Wheel Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be 4-8 p.m. Monday...
Lawrence David Fisher (05/25/07)
Lawrence David Fisher, 68, of Bell Buckle died Friday at Bedford County Medical Center. Per his request, his remains were cremated. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Feldhaus Memorial Chapel handled arrangements.
Steve Larry Joy (05/22/07)
Funeral services for Steve Larry Joy, 62, of Unionville, who died Tuesday at his home following an extended illness, will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Lawrence Funeral Home in Chapel Hill. Burial will follow in Swanson Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be 4-8 p.m. Saturday...
Lawrence W. "Skipper" Spencer Jr. (05/21/07)
Funeral services for Lawrence W. "Skipper" Spencer Jr., 59, of Lascassas, who died Sunday at his home, will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Gowen-Smith Chapel. Owen powell will officiate. Visitation with the family will be 5-9 p.m. Tuesday.
Anna Mae Clark (05/21/07)
Funeral services for Anna Mae Clark, 72, of Unionville, who died Friday at Bedford County Medical Center, will be held 1 p.m. EDT today at Shannon Funeral Service, Shelbyville, Ky., with George Blakeman officiating. Burial will follow at Louisville (Ky.) Memorial Gardens East. Doak-Howell Funeral Home handled local arrangements.
D. June Yoes Lawwell (05/21/07)
D. June Yoes Lawwell, 72, of Murfreesboro died Sunday. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Advent Lutheran Church in Murfreesboro, where she was a member, with the Rev. Edward W. Myers officiating. Burial will follow at Roselawn Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. today at Woodfin Memorial Chapel.
Carl Avery "Killer" Smith (05/21/07)
Funeral services for Carl Avery "Killer" Smith, 70, of Shelbyville, who died Saturday at Middle Tennessee Medical Center in Murfreesboro, will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at Hillcrest Funeral Home with the Rev. Bobby McGee and the Rev. Carlton Bell officiating. Burial will follow at Willow Mount Cemetery. Visitation will be 4-9 p.m. Monday.
Mary Vesta Wheeler Wortham (05/21/07)
Graveside services for Vesta Wheeler Wortham, 86, of Chapel Hill, who died Saturday in Shelbyville, will be 2 p.m. Monday at Wheeler Cemetery with the Rev. Lee Plummer officiating. Visitation will begin 10 a.m. Monday at Lawrence Funeral Home in Chapel Hill.
Emogene "Jean" Sons Vaughn (05/21/07)
Emogene "Jean" Sons Vaughn, 73, of Shelbyville died Friday at her home after an extended illness. Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Ronnie Adams officiating.
Georgia H. Miller Ray (05/17/07)
Funeral services for Georgia H. Miller Ray, 86, of Bell Buckle, who died Sunday, were held this morning at Bowie Chapel Church in McCool, Miss. Doak-Howell Funeral Home was in charge of local arrangements. Doak-Howell Funeral Home is assisting the family locally.
Tara Smith (05/16/07)
Funeral services for Tara Smith, 25, of Shelbyville, who died Tuesday at Bedford County Medical Center, will be 11 a.m. Friday at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel. The Rev. Randall Harmon will officiate and burial will follow in Willow Mount Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be 4-8 p.m. Thursday.
The Rev. John McClenon Pendergrast Sr. (05/15/07)
The Rev. John McClenon Pendergrast Sr., 76, of Albertville, Ala., died Saturday at his home. Funeral services were held Tuesday at Claysville Holiness Church with Jessie Tipton, Odell Pendergrass and Gary Tucker officiating. Burial followed at New Prospect Cemetery.
Henry "Whitey" Arnold (05/14/07)
Funeral services for Henry "Whitey" Arnold, 74, of Shelbyville, who died Monday at Bedford County Medical Center, will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Douglas Moore officiating. Burial will follow at Horse Mountain Cemetery. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Wednesday.
Billy Frank Evans (05/14/07)
Billy Frank Evans, 79, of Flat Creek died Saturday at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville after an extended illness. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Doak-Howell Funeral Home with the Rev. Jim Sorrells officiating. Burial will follow in Mt. Herman Cemetery. Visitation will be held 5-8 p.m. Monday.
Betty Ruth Tucker (05/14/07)
Funeral services for Betty Ruth Tucker, 70, of Shelbyville, who died Sunday at Bedford County Medical Center after an extended illness, will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Doak-Howell Funeral Home with the Rev. Ron DeWitt officiating. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens. Visitation with the family will be 5-8 p.m. Tuesday.
Sandra Wallace Childers (05/13/07)
Sandra Wallace Childers, 61, of Shelbyville died Saturday at Alive Hospice in Nashville. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Charles Williams officiating. Burial will follow at Willow Mount Cemetery. Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Monday and beginning 1 p.m. Tuesday.
Robert Alvin Brown Jr. (05/12/07)
Funeral services for Robert Alvin Brown Jr., 89, of Shelbyville, who died Friday at Bedford County Medical Center, will be 11 a.m. Monday at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Ray Hartman officiating. Burial, with full military honors, will follow at Rosebank Cemetery...
Allan Trent Helton (05/12/07)
Allan Trent Helton, 41, of Shelbyville died Friday at Bedford County Medical Center. A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Monday at Gowen-Smith Chapel with Jim Tedder officiating. Visitation will be 5-9 p.m. Sunday.
Nathaniel Jackson "Little Nat" Rees (05/11/07)
Shelbyville native Nathaniel Jackson "Little Nat" Rees, 81, of South Knoxville died Tuesday. Graveside services were held Thursday in Knoxville.
Doris Jean Fuston Mason (05/10/07)
Doris Jean Fuston Mason, 69, of Wartrace died Wednesday at Bedford County Nursing Home after an extended illness. Memorial services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at the local congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses, of which she was a member, with James Floyd officiating. Hillcrest Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Franklin D. Bradford (05/10/07)
Franklin D. Bradford, 62, of Taft died Thursday morning at his home. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Higgins Funeral Home in Fayetteville with David Clemons and Roger Berry officiating. Burial will follow at Kirkland Cemetery. Visitation will be 5-9 p.m. today.
America Zell Smith (05/10/07)
Funeral services for America Zell Smith, 65, of Shelbyville, who died Monday at Metro General Hospital at Meharry in Nashville, will be noon Saturday at Bird Street Church of Christ. Ora Walls will officiate and burial will follow in Richmond Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be 11 a.m. Saturday until service time. H. Preston Scales & Sons Funeral Home in Murfreesboro is in charge of arrangements....
Margaret Katherine Neill (05/07/07)
Funeral services for Margaret Katherine Neill, 81, of Shelbyville, who died Friday at Bedford County Nursing Home after an extended illness, were Sunday at Doak-Howell Funeral Home with Kenneth Neill officiating. Burial followed in Wheel Cemetery.
John A. Foster (05/07/07)
John A. Foster, 78, of Petersburg died Monday at his home. Funeral services will be 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at Gallant Funeral Home in Fayetteville with Terry Mills and Larry Hames officiating. Burial will follow at Old Orcherd Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be 4-8 p.m. Tuesday.
Mary Kathleen Harden (05/06/07)
Mary Kathleen Harden, 80, of Shelbyville died Saturday at Glen Oaks Convalescent Center. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel with Charles Saunders and Chaplain Bobby Wines officiating. Burial will follow at Willow Mount Cemetery. Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Monday.
Marie Hudson Travis (05/04/07)
Marie Hudson Travis, 89, of Murfreesboro died Thursday at Middle Tennessee Medical Center. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Jennings and Ayers Chapel in Murfreesboro with the Rev. Jim Frazier officiating. Burial will follow at Evergreen Cemetery in Murfreesboro. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Saturday.
Margaret Neill (05/04/07)
Margaret Neill, 81, of Shelbyville died today at Bedford County Nursing Home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Doak-Howell Funeral Home.
Bill Daniel (05/03/07)
Funeral services for William Setliff "Bill" Daniel, 84, of Shelbyville, who died Wednesday at Bedford County Medical Center, will be 4 p.m. Sunday at Fairlane Church of Christ, where he was a member and former elder, with Russ Countess and Geoff Giesemann officiating. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Friday at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel.
Ollie Mae Alexander (05/03/07)
Ollie Mae Alexander, 92, of Shelbyville died Wednesday at Glen Oaks Convalescent Center. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Friday at Hillcrest Funeral Home with Rufus Clifford III and Jim Mickells officiating. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens...
George Lee Bates (05/02/07)
George Lee Bates, 59, of Bell Buckle died Saturday at Skyline Medical Center in Nashville. Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Hazel Cemetery in Bell Buckle. There are no immediate survivors. Gowen-Smith Chapel is in charge of arrangements...
Ruth Lemmon Carlton (05/01/07)
Ruth Lemmon Carlton, 87, of Rover died Monday. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church in Rockvale, where she was a member, with the Rev. Bobby Maxwell and the Rev. Charles McKnight officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will begin 4 p.m. Thursday at Lawrence Funeral Home, Chapel Hill, and 11 a.m. Friday at the church.
Viola Annette Anderton Smith (05/01/07)
Funeral services for Viola Annette Anderton Smith of Shelbyville, who died Monday at Williamson Medical Center in Franklin, will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Hillcrest Funeral Home. The Rev. Tony Billions and the Rev. Dan Reed will officiate and burial will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens. Visitation with the family will be 5-9 p.m. Wednesday.
Ruby Joyce Gammill (05/01/07)
Funeral services for Ruby Joyce Gammill, 70, of Shelbyville, who died Monday at Bedford County Nursing Home, will be 3:30 p.m. Thursday at Victory Baptist Church. The Rev. Jimmy Tedder will officiate and burial will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens. Visitation with the family will be 4-8 p.m. Wednesday at Hillcrest Funeral Home, which is in charge of arrangements.
Ruth Carlton (05/01/07)
Funeral arrangements for Ruth Carlton, 87, of Rover, who died Monday at her home, are incomplete and will be announced by Lawrence Funeral Home in Chapel Hill.