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Friday, Apr. 18, 2014

Obituaries from April 2010

James R. Snell (04/30/10)
James R. Snell, 74, of Brighton, a native of Bedford County, died Thursday. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Gowen-Smith Chapel with Randy Tinker officiating. Burial will follow at Willow Mount Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4-7 p.m. Sunday at Jefferson Mortuary in Millington and 5-9 p.m. Monday at Gowen-Smith Chapel.
Anna Rae Burke (04/29/10)
Anna Rae Burke, age 61, of Tullahoma, formerly of Shelbyville, died Tuesday at Harton Regional Medical Center. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at Blessed Hope Pentecostal Church in Tullahoma. Feldhaus Memorial Chapel is assisting the family with the arrangements.
Robert Jay 'Bob' Frazer (04/28/10)
Robert Jay "Bob" Frazer, 72, of Shelbyville died suddenly Tuesday morning at Heritage Medical Center. Graveside services will be held at 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Simpson Cemetery in Rover with Jay Pope officiating. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m.-noon Saturday at Doak-Howell Funeral Home.
Frances Manus Lynn (04/28/10)
Frances Manus Lynn, 99, of Shelbyville died Tuesday at Christian Care Center of Bedford County. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel with David Mosley and Jeff Smith officiating. Burial will follow at Willow Mount Cemetery. Visitation will begin at noon Thursday.
Barbara Louise 'Bobbie' Taylor (04/27/10)
Barbara Louise "Bobbie" Taylor, 80, of Chapel Hill died Monday in Nashville. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at Lawrence Funeral Home, Chapel Hill, with the Rev. Charles Melvin Collins officiating. Burial will follow at Swanson Cemetery, Chapel Hill. Visitation will begin at 4 p.m. Wednesday.
Laura Mae 'Big Mama' Patton Williams (04/27/10)
Laura Mae "Big Mama" Patton Williams, 91, of Decherd died Saturday at Southern Tennessee Medical Center in Winchester after an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at Watson-North Funeral Home, Winchester. Burial will be at Watson-North Memorial Park. Visitation will begin at noon.
Thelma Lee May Pirtle Jennings (04/26/10)
Thelma Lee May Pirtle Jennings, 91, of Fayetteville died Monday following a long illness. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Higgins Funeral Home, Fayetteville, with the Rev. Mike Johnson officiating. Burial will follow at Lincoln Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday.
Wink Groover (04/24/10)
Wink Groover, 74, formerly of Longview, Texas and Shelbyville, died April 11. Graveside services were held in Waco. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Fair Haven Baptist Church. Lane Funeral Home, Chattanooga, is in charge of arrangements.
Marcia Mae Tenpenny (04/22/10)
Marcia Mae Tenpenny, 77, of Ojai, Cal. died March 29. A memorial service was held April 10 at Ojai Community Church with Leonard DeWitt officiating. A graveside service, with military honors, will be held Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at Willow Mount Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 9-10:30 a.m. Saturday at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel.
John Wesley Smith Jr. (04/21/10)
John Wesley Smith Jr., 71, of Shelbyville died Tuesday. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday at Rockvale Independent Original Church of God with Elder Jimmy L. Tyson as eulogist. Burial will follow at Willow Mount Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 2 p.m. New Generation Funeral Home, Antioch, is in charge of arrangements.
Mary Dolores McPhail (04/21/10)
Mary Dolores McPhail, 77, of Shelbyville died Monday at Heritage Medical Center. Visitation will be held from 2 until 5 p.m. Thursday at Doak-Howell Funeral Home. The family chose cremation; burial will follow in Illinois at a later date.
Charlie Clay 'Yark' Rogers Jr. (04/20/10)
Charlie Clay "Yark" Rogers Jr., 85, of Normandy, formerly of Wheel, died Tuesday morning at Life Care Center of Tullahoma after an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at Shiloh United Methodist Church in Wheel with David Rash officiating. Burial will follow at Wheel Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday at Doak-Howell Funeral Home and beginning at 11 a.m. Thursday at the church.
Merlin Howard Housch (04/20/10)
Merlin Howard Housch, 85, of Flat Creek died Monday at Heritage Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel. Burial will follow at Rosebank Cemetery in Flat Creek. Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday.
Dr. Bob Womack (04/19/10)
Graveside services for Dr. Bob Womack, 86, of Murfreesboro, who died Saturday at Middle Tennessee Medical Center, will be 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Rosebank Cemeter in Flat Creek. Visitation with the family will be 4-8 p.m. today at Jennings & Ayers Funeral Home in Murfreesboro, which is in charge of arrangements...
Henry Tipton 'Tip' Thompson (04/19/10)
Henry Tipton "Tip" Thompson, 89, of Shelbyville died Sunday at Christian Care Center of Bedford County. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Bryan Elliott officiating. Burial, with full military honors, will follow at Willow Mount Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m. Monday at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel.
Forrest William Anthony (04/17/10)
Forrest William Anthony, 89, of Shelbyville died Saturday at his home. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Hillcrest Funeral Home with the Rev. Mike Bain officiating. Burial will follow at Concord Cemetery in Coffee County. Visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m. Monday.
Charles E. Finch (04/15/10)
Charles E. Finch, 72, of Shelbyville died Thursday at his home after an extended illness. Per his request, his remains were cremated. There will be no services. Feldhaus Memorial Chapel was in charge of arrangements.
Jean Jennette (04/15/10)
Jean Jennette, 76, of Shelbyville died Wednesday at Glen Oaks Convalescent Center. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Ron Dewitt officiating. Burial will follow in Willow Mount Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday.
Ruth Bodin (04/15/10)
Ruth Bodin, 87, of Fairfield, Calif., a former Bell Buckle resident, died Friday, April 9. The viewing and rosary will be held at Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Fairfield at 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. PDT Thursday. Services will be held at Holy Spirit Catholic Church at 11 a.m. PDT Friday, April 16.
Warren Arnold Shepherd Jr. (04/13/10)
Warren Arnold Shepherd Jr., 80, of Shelbyville died Tuesday at Glen Oaks Convalescent Center. uneral services will be held at 6 p.m. Friday at First Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Stephen Caine officiating. Visitation will begin at 4 p.m. A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens. Feldhaus Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Irene Norris Reecer (04/13/10)
Irene Norris Reecer of Murfreesboro died March 31. Funeral services were held April 3 at Minerva Drive Church of Christ in Murfreesboro with Ron Harper officiating. Burial followed at Roselawn Memorial Gardens.
Olan Don Clark (04/13/10)
Olan Don Clark, 75, of Shelbyville died Tuesday at Glen Oaks Convalescent Center. A Celebration of Life service will be held at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at El Roi Church with Eddie Ray officiating. Doak-Howell Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Patricia Yarbrough Pope (04/13/10)
Patricia Yarbrough Pope, 51, of Smyrna died Monday in Smyrna. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at Lawrence Funeral Home, Chapel Hill, with the Rev. H.A. Beasley officiating. Burial will follow at Simpson Cemetery in Rover. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday.
Dorothy Evelyn Sanders (04/12/10)
Dorothy Evelyn Sanders, 80, of Halls Mill died Sunday at Centennial Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Doak-Howell Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Willow Mount Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday.
Jenine Lee McBride (04/09/10)
Jenine Lee McBride, 78, of Shelbyville died early Friday morning at Heritage Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at Doak-Howell Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Willow Mount Cemetery. Visitation will be from noon to 2 p.m.
The Rev. Jesse Glea Shelley (04/09/10)
The Rev. Jesse Glea Shelley, 83, of Cookeville died Wednesday at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 5 p.m. Monday at Friendship United Methodist Church, Cookeville, with the Rev. Benjamin E. Hull and the Rev. Carl E. Hall officiating. Burial will follow at Paran Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 3-9 p.m. at Dyer Funeral Home, Cookeville, and beginning at 2 p.m. Monday at the church.
Charlie Monroe Britt (04/09/10)
Charlie Monroe Britt, 64, of Shelbyville died Thursday at his home. Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday at Gowen-Smith Chapel. Burial will follow at Pressgrove Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 1 to 4 p.m.
Georgia Lee Patterson Allen (04/08/10)
Georgia Lee Patterson Allen, 71, of Petersburg died Thursday at Heritage Medical Center. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Per her request, her remains were cremated. Feldhaus Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Shirley Ann Smith (04/07/10)
Funeral services for Shirley Ann Smith, 56, of Murfreesboro, who died Tuesday, will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Woodfin Memorial Chapel. Tommy Underwood will officiate and burial will be in Roselawn Memorial Gardens.
R.T. Moore Jr. (04/07/10)
.T. Moore Jr., 85, of Shelbyville died Wednesday at Christian Care Center of Shelbyville. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Pressgrove Cemetery with the Rev. Ronnie Edwards officiating. Visitation will be from noon-1:30 p.m. at Hillcrest Funeral Home.
Ruby Leigh Burris (04/06/10)
Ruby Leigh Burris, 88, of Shelbyville died Tuesday at NHC Healthcare, Johnson City. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at Gowen-Smith Chapel with Tommy Clifford officiating. Burial will follow at Willow Mount Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 11 a.m.
Jazmin Lashay Parker (04/07/10)
Infant Jazmin Lashay Parker died Thursday, April 1 at Middle Tennessee Medical Center in Murfreesboro. A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 8 at Belleview Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Timothy Wright as eulogist. Feldhaus Memorial Chapel is assisting the family with arrangements.
Bobby Reed (04/07/10)
Bobby Reed, 75, of Shelbyville died Tuesday at Heritage Medical Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Gowen-Smith Chapel.
Ricky Lynn Wells (04/06/10)
Ricky Lynn Wells, 43, of Petersburg died Monday. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Gallant-Riverview Funeral Home, Fayetteville, with the Rev. Larry Haynes officiating. Burial will follow at Old Orchard Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday.
Wanda Fay Hurt (04/06/10)
Wanda Fay Hurt, 66, of Shelbyville died Tuesday at Glen Oaks Convalescent Center. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at Gowen-Smith Chapel with Tim Calloway and Vicky Hurt Thomas officiating. Burial will follow at Willow Mount Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Howard Edward Whitaker Sr. (04/06/10)
Howard Edward Whitaker Sr., 92, of Shelbyville died Monday at the Tennessee State Veterans Home in Murfreesboro after an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Doak-Howell Funeral Home with Jimmy Gray officiating. Burial will follow at Rosebank Cemetery in Flat Creek. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday.
Deshaun Anthony Williams (04/06/10)
Deshaun Anthony Williams, 21, of Shelbyville died Thursday in Nashville. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Timothy Wright officiating. Visitation will begin at 10 a.m.
Kristine Ellen 'Kristy' Muehlhauser (04/05/10)
Kristine Ellen "Kristy" Muehlhauser, 57, of Shelbyville died Sunday at Glen Oaks Convalescent Center. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at First Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Stephen Caine officiating. Hillcrest Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
James Hugh Cornwell (04/03/10)
James Hugh Cornwell, 89, of Jacksonville, Fla., died Friday. Funeral services will be held at 6 p.m. EDT Tuesday at Hardage-Giddens Funeral Home, Jacksonville, with Roy Timberlake and Gary Webber officiating. Visitation will follow the service. Private family entombment will be Wednesday at Good Shepherd Memorial Gardens in Ocala, Fla.
Edith Louise Mooningham (04/03/10)
Edith Louise Mooningham, 82, of Shelbyville died Friday at her home. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at Hillcrest Funeral Home with the Rev. Kenneth Smith officiating. Burial will follow at Willow Mount Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m. Sunday.
Elias 'George' Triphon (04/03/10)
Elias "George" Triphon, 80, of Shelbyville died Friday at Glen Oaks Convalescent Center. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel with Nicholas Harbatis officiating. Burial, with full military honors, will follow at Willow Mount Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Monday...
Demetria Manalo (04/02/10)
Demetria Manalo, 69, of Shelbyville died Thursday at her home after an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Monday at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel. Visitation will begin at 1 p.m.
Dumont A. Davis (04/01/10)
Dumont A. Davis, 92, of Savannah, Tenn., a recent resident of Shelbyville, died Wednesday. He was the father of Linda Gail Davis Hix of Shelbyville. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday at Shackelford Funeral Home in Savannah. Burial will follow at Mt. Carmel Methodist Church Cemetery in Clifton. Visitation will begin at 1 p.m. Saturday.
Odell Elizabeth Hatchett (04/01/10)
Odell Elizabeth Hatchett, 95, of Bell Buckle died Wednesday at Heritage Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Jimmy Gray officiating. Burial will follow at Hazel Cemetery, Bell Buckle. Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. Thursday.
Gladys Walker Fulton (04/01/10)
Gladys Walker Fulton, 83, of Shelbyville died Wednesday at Christian Care Center of Bedford County. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Friday at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel with Raymond Ragsdale officiating. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. Thursday.
Rev. John E. Kelly (04/01/10)
The Rev. John E. Kelly, 86, of Cleveland, Tenn., father of Miriam Pietkiewicz of Shelbyville, died Tuesday. A Celebration of Life and Homegoing will be held at 11 a.m. EDT Friday at North Cleveland Church of God chapel with Mitch Maloney and Dr. F. J. May officiating. Interment will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. EDT Thursday and beginning at 10 a.m. Friday at the church. Grissom Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.