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Obituaries from March 2009

Fay Lawson Crismon (03/31/09)
Fay Lawson Crismon, 85, of Shelbyville, died Monday. Funeral services will be held at noon Thursday at Bright Temple Church of God in Christ with Elder Larry James Crismon II and Elder Andrae Phillip Crismon officiating. Visitation will begin at 11 a.m...
Lucille Dodson Bowman (03/30/09)
Lucille Dodson Bowman, 73, of Shelbyville, died Sunday at her home after an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Hillcrest Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Willow Mount Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Tuesday.
Anna Marie Quint Katz (03/30/09)
Anna Marie Quint Katz, 94, of Shelbyville, died Dec. 30, 2008. Graveside services were held Saturday at Fairview Church Cemetery in Grubbville, Mo. Hillcrest Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
John Barton Jr. (03/30/09)
John Barton Jr., 71, of Dickson, a native of Haley, died Saturday at Horizon Medical Center in Dickson. Funeral services will be held at noon Wednesday at New Haley Church of God with Elder John Batts officiating. Burial will follow at Haley Cemetery...
Wayne Vincent (03/28/09)
Hubert Wayne Vincent, 47, of Normandy, died Friday night at his residence after an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at Doak-Howell Funeral Home with the Rev. Ron DeWitt officiating. Burial will follow at Pressgrove Cemetery in Longview. Visitation will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. Sunday.
Nannie Maxwell (03/28/09)
Nannie Maxwell, 78, of Shelbyville, died Friday at Bedford County Nursing Home. Visitation will begin at 11 a.m. Monday, followed by the funeral, at Galilee Baptist Church. Nelson & Sons Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Clarence A. Prater Sr. (03/27/09)
Clarence A. Prater Sr., 87, of Shelbyville, died Thursday at Heritage Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Hillcrest Funeral Home with Mark Pierce officiating. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be held from 3 to 8 p.m. Saturday.
Robert Allen Collins (03/27/09)
Funeral services for Robert Allen Collins, 74, of Shelbyville, who died Thursday morning in Murfreesboro, will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Lawrence Funeral Home in Chapel Hill. The Rev. Charles Melvin Collins will officiate and burial will follow in Pressgrove Cemetery near Unionville. Visitation with the family will begin 3 p.m. Saturday.
Merle Kenneth Bargers (03/26/09)
Merle Kenneth Bargers, 70, of Ashland, Neb., passed away Thursday, March 19 at Lakeside Hospital in Omaha. A private family funeral service will be held at a later date. Marcy Mortuary, of Ashland, was in charge of arrangements.
Larry J. Crismon Sr. (03/24/09)
Larry James Crismon, Sr., 57, of Murfreesboro, pastor of Bright Temple Church of God in Christ in Shelbyville and Higher Ground Worship Center in Murfreesboro, died Monday at Middle Tennessee Medical Center in Murfreesboro. Funeral services will be held at noon Friday at Bright Temple with Bishop Jerry L. Maynard of Tennessee Fourth Jurisdiction COGIC as chief officiant and eulogist. Burial will follow at Evergreen Cemetery in Murfreesboro. The body will lie in state beginning at 10 a.m. Friday at the church. A memorial service will be held Thursday night at 7 at Bright Temple. Feldhaus Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Ruth C. Murray (03/26/09)
Ruth C. Murray, of Nashville, mother of Georgina Vaughn-Lanier, of Shelbyville, died March 19. Visitation with the family will be held Saturday from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. with funeral to follow at Old Palestine M.B. Church, 60 Old Palestine Road, Taylorsville, Miss...
Elam Watson Ferguson (03/25/09)
Elam Watson Ferguson, 18 months, of Fosterville, died suddenly Monday night. He was the son of Jeremy and Angela Lynch Ferguson. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Woodfin Memorial Chapel, Murfreesboro, with Billy Patton officiating. Burial will follow at Fosterville Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today.
Maye Bennett Taylor (03/24/09)
Maye Bennett Taylor, 97, of Eagleville, died Monday at her home. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Lawrence Funeral Home, Chapel Hill, with Spencer Loyd and the Rev. Judy Sides officiating. Burial will follow at Bennett Cemetery near Eagleville. Visitation with the family will begin at 4 p.m. Thursday.
Marie Sharp Summarell (03/23/09)
Marie Sharp Summarell, a Flat Creek native, died Sunday morning. Funeral services will be held at 11 a,m. Wednesday at Hermitage United Methodist Church in Nashville, where she was a longtime member. Visitation will follow at Hermitage Memorial Gardens. Visitation with the family will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Hibbett & Hailey Funeral Home, Nashville.
Jillian Garrett (03/23/09)
Jillian Garrett, 29, of Chapel Hill, died Saturday from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. A joint funeral service for her and her fiancee, Lloyd Lee Garrett II, who also died as a result of the accident, will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Lawrence Funeral Home, Chapel Hill. Burial will follow at Swanson Cemetery in Chapel Hill. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday.
Lloyd Lee Copeland II (03/23/09)
Lloyd Lee Copeland II, 28, of Lewisburg, died Saturday from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Joint funeral services for him and his fiancee, Jillian Garrett, who also died as a result of the accident, will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Lawrence Funeral Home, Chapel Hill. Burial will follow at Swanson Cemetery in Chapel Hill. Joint visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday.
Larry W. Robins (03/23/09)
Larry W. Robins, 67, of Shelbyville, died Saturday at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville after an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Doak-Howell Funeral Home with Richard Dugger officiating. Visitation will begin at 6 p.m.
Melody Dawn Eley Talley (03/21/09)
Funeral services for Melody Dawn Eley Talley, 51, of Shelbyville, who died suddenly Friday at Heritage Medical Center, will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at Doak-Howell Funeral Home with Bill Doak officiating. Burial will follow at Willow Mount Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 1 p.m.
Eva May Bowen (03/23/09)
Eva May Bowen, 85, of Bell Buckle, died Saturday at NHC Healthcare in Murfreesboro. Funeral services were held Monday at Hillcrest Funeral Home with Chris Harris and Mark Hall officiating. Burial followed at Ivy Bluff Cemetery in Cannon County.
Fred Faulk (03/21/09)
Fred Faulk, 83, of Madison, Miss., a native of Wartrace, died Friday at St. Catherine's Nursing Home in Madison. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Hillcrest Funeral Home with Joshua Courtney officiating. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens...
Albert Richard Davis Jr. (03/21/09)
Albert Richard Davis Jr., 84, of Boaz, Ala., formerly of Shelbyville, died Friday at Marshall Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Monday at Hillcrest Funeral Home with the Rev. Jimmy Gray officiating. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens...
Annie Elizabeth Guthrie (03/21/09)
Annie Elizabeth Guthrie, 75, of Gurley, Ala., formerly of Bedford County, died Friday at the Highlands Health & Rehabilitation Center in Scottsboro, Ala. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Doak-Howell Funeral Home with Dewey Smith officiating. Burial will follow at Willow Mount Cemetery...
Garan A. Maupin (03/20/09)
Garan A. Maupin, 25, of Shelbyville, died Thursday at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville. Funeral services will be held at noon Monday at Bright Temple Church of God in Christ with Dr. Robin Kimbrough officiating. Burial will follow at Willow Mount Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 11 a.m. Monday at the church. Feldhaus Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Garan Maupin (03/19/09)
Garan Maupin, 25, of Shelbyville, died Thursday at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Feldhaus Memorial Chapel.
Nona Glendon Curlee (03/19/09)
Nona Glendon Curlee, 93, of Shelbyville, died Wednesday at Glen Oaks Convalescent Center. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Hillcrest Funeral Home with Mark Pierce officiating. Burial will follow at Old Orchard Cemetery in Petersburg...
Billy W. Porter (03/19/09)
Billy W. "Bill" Porter, 66, of Shelbyville, died Wednesday at Community Care of Rutherford County. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Galilee Primitive Baptist Church with Craig Carmichael officiating. Burial will follow at Pleasant View Cemetery in Fayetteville...
Lera E. George (03/18/09)
Lera E. George, 101, of Shelbyville died Saturday at Heritage Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Scott United Methodist Church, where she was a lifelong member and served as an usher, with the Rev. Robin Kimbrough officiating. Interment will follow at Willow Mount Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. at the church. J. A. Welton & Son Funeral Home, Tullahoma, is in charge of arrangements.
Gregory Mark Junghans (03/18/09)
Gregory Mark Junghans, 63, of Shelbyville, died Sunday at Heritage Medical Center. Visitation with the family will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. Thursday at Shelbyville Recreation Center. Feldhaus Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Nelle Sanders Stephens (03/17/09)
Nelle Sanders Stephens, 105, of Knoxville, died Saturday at Shannondale Health Care Center. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Willow Mount Cemetery with the Rev. Al Royer officiating. Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel, of Knoxville, is in charge of arrangements.
Alma Louise Lambert Murphree (03/17/09)
Alma Louise Lambert Murphree, 84, of Bruce, Miss., mother of Steve Murphree, of Shelbyville, died Tuesday at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Calvary Baptist Church, Bruce, Miss., where she was a member, with the Rev. Steve Murphree and the Rev. Steve Holiday officiating. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Bruce. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the church. Parker Memorial Funeral Home, Bruce, is in charge of arrangements.
Katherine L. Kennedy (03/16/09)
Katherine L. Kennedy, 74, of Shelbyville, died Monday at her home. Per her request, her remains were cremated. There will be no funeral or visitation. Feldhaus Memorial Chapel handled arrangements.
John Dwayne Williams (03/16/09)
John Dwayne Williams, 38, of Shelbyville, died Saturday in an automobile accident. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel with Michael Shannon officiating. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday.
Diane Solomon Gann (03/16/09)
Diane Solomon Gann, 56, of Petersburg, died Monday. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Hillcrest Funeral Home with the Rev. Frank Edwards officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. Herman Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be held from 4 to 9 p.m. Tuesday.
Nellie Mai Moore Parker (03/13/09)
Nellie Mai Moore Parker, 68, of Shelbyville, died Thursday at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at Hillcrest Funeral Home with the Rev. Bobby McGee officiating. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens. Visitation with the family will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday.
Daniel Bates (03/13/09)
Daniel Bates, 32, of Shelbyville, died Wednesday morning at Heritage Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Heritage Baptist Church, in Fayetteville, with Joe Vinson and John Watkins officiating. Burial will follow in Melson Cemetery...
Nadine Beard Vincent (03/13/09)
Nadine Beard Vincent, 83, of Shelbyville, died Thursday at Bedford County Nursing Home. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Hillcrest Funeral Home with Dan Reed and Jonathan Osterhaus officiating. Burial will follow at Cothran Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. today.
Manuel Lopez Cortez (03/12/09)
Manuel Lopez Cortez, 30, of Shelbyville, died Tuesday at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville. Funeral mass was held Wednesday at St. William Catholic Church. Burial will be in Mexico at a later date. Feldhaus Memorial Chapel was in charge of local arrangements...
Manuel Lopez Cortez (03/11/09)
Manuel Lopez Cortez, 30, of Shelbyville, died Tuesday at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville. Funeral mass will be held at 5 p.m. Wednesday at St. William Catholic Church. Burial will be in Mexico at a later date. Feldhaus Memorial Chapel is in charge of local arrangements.
John Miller Downs (03/11/09)
John Miller Downs, 67, of Murfreesboro, died Monday of cancer. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Jernigan Cemetery with Mark Jackson Deml officiating. Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Woodfin Memorial Chapel, Murfreesboro...
Norma Adcock (03/10/09)
Norma Adcock, 53, of Clay Hill community, died Monday at her home after an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at Clay Hill United Methodist Church, where she was a member, with the Rev. Joe Bowers officiating. Burial will follow at Hargrove Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Lawrence Funeral Home, Chapel Hill, and beginning at 11 a.m. Thursday at the church.
Joe W. Davidson (03/10/09)
Joe Winford Davidson, 85, of Pleasant Grove, died Tuesday at Middle Tennessee Medical Center in Murfreesboro after a short illness. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Doak-Howell Funeral Home with Jeff Smith officiating. Burial will follow at Willow Mount Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday.
Kenneth Richard Smotherman (03/10/09)
Kenneth Richard Smotherman, 53, of Shelbyville, died Friday at Harton Regional Medical Center in Tullahoma. Memorial services will be held at 6 p.m. today at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Ralph Thomason offciating. Per his request, his body was cremated. Visitation will begin at 4 p.m.
Mildred L. Wiser Frazier (03/07/09)
Mildred L. Wiser Frazier, 94, of Murfreesboro, died Friday. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Woodfin Memorial Chapel in Murfreesboro with Charles M. Clark officiating. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday.
Selma Rutledge McCool (03/07/09)
Selma Rutledge McCool, 78, of Lewisburg, died Saturday at NHC Lewisburg. Funeral services will be held Monday at 10 a.m. at Bills McGaugh Funeral Home, Lewisburg, with Bill Tankersley officiating. Burial will follow Head Springs Cemetery in Belfast...
Melvin Lee Crickenberger (03/07/09)
Melvin Lee Crickenberger, 67, of Nashville, died early Saturday at Alive Hospice in Nashville after a short illness. No services are planned at this time. Doak-Howell Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
Katherine Noel McCulloch (03/07/09)
Katherine Noel McCulloch, 70, of Memphis, died there Thursday at Baptist East Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Gowen-Smith Chapel with Russ Countess officiating. Burial will follow at Willow Mount Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday...
Barbara Sons Lewter (03/07/09)
Barbara Sons Lewter, 78, of Shelbyville, died Thursday at Heritage Medical Center. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Hillcrest Funeral Home with H.E. Honey officiating. Visitation will begin at 1 p.m. A native of Cowan, she was the daughter of the late Vivian Ward and Jessie Mae Hill Sons and the wife of the late Leon Lewter. She was a homemaker and a member of First Church of Jesus Christ of Tullahoma. Survivors include two daughters, Patty Thomas and Sharon Cornelison, both of Shelbyville; a brother, Jimmy Taylor, of Danville, Ala.; eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Judy Katherina Williams (03/07/09)
Judy Katherina Williams, 57, of Wheel, died Friday at her home after an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 10, 2009, at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel with Michael Shannon officiating. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday.
Clydie Elmore Presley (03/05/09)
Clydie Elmore Presley, 98, of Fayetteville, died Wednesday at Bedford County Nursing Home. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Hillcrest Funeral Home with the Rev. Ronnie Adams officiating. Burial will follow in Willow Mount Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.
Janet Bradford Tawwater (03/05/09)
Janette Bradford Tawwater, 59, of Shelbyville, died Tuesday at Heritage Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Doak-Howell Funeral Home with Jimmy Tedder officiating. Burial will follow at Willow Mount Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. today.
Helen Cleo Claybourne (03/04/09)
Helen Cleo Claybourne, 77, of Shelbyville, died Tuesday at Heritage Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at noon Saturday at Scott United Methodist Church, where she was a member, with Dr. Robin Kimbrough as eulogist. Burial will follow at Willow Mount Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday at the church. Feldhaus Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Jonnie W. Russell (03/03/09)
Jonnie W. Russell, 94, of Unionville, died Monday at Bedford County Nursing Home. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Gowen-Smith Chapel with Jim Tedder officiating. Burial will follow at Willow Mount Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. today...
Rose Anna Rigsby (03/02/09)
Rose Anna Rigsby, 60, of Smithville, died Saturday at DeKalb Community Hospital following a short illness. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at High Funeral Home in McMinnville with Michael Adamson officiating. Burial will follow at Morris Cemetery...