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Friday, Nov. 28, 2014

Obituaries from September 2011

Pauline Perrell (09/29/11)
Pauline Perrell, 78, of Unionville died Wednesday following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Lawrence Funeral Home in Chapel Hill with Randy Tinker officiating. Burial will follow at Russell Cemetery in Eagleville. Visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m. Friday.
Rebecca 'Becky' Pillsbury (09/29/11)
Rebecca "Becky" Pillsbury, 80, of Texas, a Shelbyville native, died Sept. 20. Graveside services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Morton Cemetery in Richmond, Texas.
Diane Lee Beachboard (09/27/11)
Diane Lee Beachboard, 52, of Warner Robins, Ga., a former Shelbyville resident, died Tuesday. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. EST Thursday at McCullough Funeral Home in Warner Robins. Burial will be private. Visitation will begin at 10 a.m.
James Clifton 'Cliff' Loftin Jr. (09/27/11)
James Clifton "Cliff" Loftin Jr., 48, of Columbia, a well known breeder and trainer of Tennessee walking horses, died Tuesday at Kindred Hospital in Nashville. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Heritage Funeral Home in Columbia with David McGregor officiating. Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday.
Janis Marie Martin Harris (09/21/11)
Janis Marie Martin Harris, 88, of Shelbyville died Wednesday at Glen Oaks Health and Rehabilitation Center after an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Hillcrest Funeral Home with the Rev. William Cartwright officiating. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m. Saturday.
Brooklyn Leeann George (09/26/11)
Brooklyn Leeann George, 6 months, of Unionville died suddenly Sunday morning at her residence. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Doak-Howell Funeral Home with Bobby McGee officiating. Burial will follow at Maxwell Chapel Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4-9 p.m. Wednesday.
Josephine Shofner Brown (09/26/11)
Josephine Shofner Brown, 88, of Shelbyville died Sunday at Heritage Medical Center. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Willow Mount Cemetery with the Rev. Jimmy Gray officiating. Visitation will be held from 9-10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Hillcrest Funeral Home
Mary Lorene Sudberry (09/26/11)
Mary Lorene Sudberry, 87, of Shelbyville died Saturday at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel with Tom Henry and Jeff Faulk officiating. Burial will follow at Willow Mount Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. Monday.
Lt. Cmdr. James Curtis Williams (09/26/11)
Lt. Commander (Ret.) James Curtis Williams (U.S. Navy), 79, of Bell Buckle, died Sunday at his home after an extended illness. Per his request, his remains were cremated and will be interred at West Tennessee Veterans Cemetery in Memphis. There will be no services. Feldhaus Memorial Chapel is handling arrangements.
Samantha Faye Wortham (09/24/11)
Samantha Faye Wortham, 62, of Shelbyville died Friday at her home after an extended illness. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Willow Mount Cemetery with the Rev. Susan Rock officiating. Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. Sunday at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel.
Marion Irene Calley (09/22/11)
Marion Irene Calley, 78, of Shelbyville died Wednesday at her home after an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer with Father Peter Whalen officiating. Burial will follow at Sunset Cemetery in Montrose, N.Y. Visitation will be held from 4-6 p.m. Friday at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel.
J.D. Baker (09/22/11)
J.D. Baker, 86, of Lynchburg died Wednesday at his home. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Jennings-Moore-Cortner Funeral Home in Lynchburg. Burial will follow at Booneville Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 1 p.m.
Callis Francis Sisk (09/21/11)
Callis Francis Sisk, 89, died Monday at NHC Nursing Center in Lewisburg. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Gowen-Smith Chapel. Interment of his cremains will follow at Willow Mount Cemetery. Visitation will begin at noon.
James Edward Goforth (09/21/11)
James Edward Goforth, 68, of Shelbyville, died Tuesday at Middle Tennessee Medical Center in Murfreesboro. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at Jennings and Ayers Chapel in Murfreesboro with Steve Goforth and Dwight Bennison officiating. Burial will follow at Republican Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m. Thursday.
Rev. C. David Huffman (09/21/11)
Rev. C. David Huffman, formerly of Shelbyville, died Monday. Funeral services will be held at noon Friday at Paran United Methodist Church in Cookeville with Lee Stevenson officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m. Thursday at Hibbett & Hailey Funeral Home in Nashville and beginning at 11 a.m. Friday at the church.
Thomas Odell Sorrells (09/21/11)
Thomas Odell Sorrells, 81, of Shelbyville died Tuesday at his home after a brief illness. Graveside services with full military rites will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Jack Carney officiating. Visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m. Friday at Hillcrest Funeral Home.
James P. 'Phil' Riner (09/21/11)
James P. "Phil" Riner, 62, of Lucas, Ohio, a Bedford County native, died Monday at Mansfield (Ohio) MedCentral following a brief illness. Funeral services will be held Friday at Werner-Gompf Funeral Services, Ltd. in Mansfield. Burial will follow at Odd Fellows Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5-9 p.m. EST Thursday.
Lillian Dell (09/20/11)
Lillian Dell, 95, of Unionville, died Tuesday at Christian Care Center. No services will be held; per her wishes she will be cremated. Doak-Howell Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
Maymie Vanita Norris (09/19/11)
Maymie Vanita Norris, 82, of Shelbyville died Monday at Christian Care Center of Bedford County. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel with Frank Butler officiating. Burial will follow at Methodist Cemetery in Hillsboro. Visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday.
Wayne Boyce (09/19/11)
Wayne Boyce, 67, of Wheel died suddenly Monday at Christian Care Center of Bedford County. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Doak-Howell Funeral Home with Todd Peoples officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. Lebanon Cemetery in Wheel. Visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday.
Denise McCord (09/19/11)
Denise McCord, 85, of Shelbyville died Saturday at Lynchburg Care Center. Graveside services will be held at noon Tuesday at National Cemetery in Little Rock, Ark. There will be no visitation. Feldhaus Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
George W. Tittsworth (09/16/11)
George W. Tittsworth, 84, of Tullahoma, formerly of Shelbyville, died Thursday at his home after an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel with Andy Stallings and David Watts officiating. Burial, with full military honors, will follow in Willow Mount Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m. Sunday.
Perna Mai Mitchell (09/16/11)
Perna Mai Mitchell, 94, of Smyrna died Thursday at Middle Tennessee Medical Center after an extended illness. Graveside services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens with Mark Pierce officiating. Visitation will be held from 1-2 p.m. at Hillcrest Funeral Home.
Pelayo Colima Lopez (09/15/11)
Pelayo Colima Lopez, 66, of Shelbyville died Sunday at Harton Regional Medical Center in Tullahoma after a short illness. A gathering of family and friends will be held from 6-9 p.m. Saturday at Doak-Howell Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Tlalchapa, Guerrero, Mexico at a later date.
Arthur August Alleman (09/15/11)
Arthur August Alleman, 84, of Shelbyville died Tuesday at Glen Oaks Convalescent Center. A Celebration of Life will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday at International House of Prayer with the Rev. Bryan Nerren officiating. Feldhaus Memorial Chapel is handling arrangements.
Melvin Lloyd Brasier (09/15/11)
Melvin Lloyd Brasier, 87, of Shelbyville died Tuesday at Alvin C. York Veterans Hospital in Murfreesboro. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at Gowen-Smith Chapel. Burial, with military honors, will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be held from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday.
George Criesman Graham Jr. (09/15/11)
George Criesman Graham, Jr., 86, of College Grove died Tuesday. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Lawrence Funeral Home in Chapel Hill. Burial will follow at Swanson Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m. Thursday.
Robert Brian Barrett (09/13/11)
Robert Brian Barrett, 44, of Shelbyville died Friday from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident in Murfreesboro. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Hillcrest Funeral Home with Reggie Smith and David Davenport officiating. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens. Visitation was held Monday.
Rise Anne Nease Chockley (09/12/11)
Funeral services for Rise Anne Nease Chockley will be held at noon Tuesday at First Baptist Church with Kevin Minchey officiating. Burial will follow at Willow Mount Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m. Monday at Gowen-Smith Chapel.
Bobby Lee Hurt (09/09/11)
Bobby Lee Hurt, 78, of Shelbyville, who was involved with Tennessee walking horses for many years, died Thursday at the VA Medical Center in Nashville from an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 8 p.m. EDT Saturday at Weatherford Mortuary in Knoxville with visitation beginning at 6. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Oak Ridge Memorial Park with full military honors by the Tennessee National Guard Honor Guard.
Linda Jean Scott Maxwell (09/09/11)
Linda Jean Scott Maxwell, 64, of Shelbyville died Thursday at Heritage Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 14 at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Mitchell Buchanan as eulogist. Burial will follow in Willow Mount Cemetery. Visitation will begin at noon.
Roberta Britton (09/07/11)
Roberta Britton, 80, of Shelbyville died Monday. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Scott United Methodist Church. Burial will follow at Mt. Ararat Annex Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 1 p.m. New Generation Funeral Home of Antioch is in charge of arrangements...
Robert Ward Troxler (09/06/11)
Robert Ward Troxler, 85, of Beech Grove died Monday at Heritage Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Doak-Howell Funeral Home with Roy Carter and Bill Marquette officiating. Burial will follow at Hollywood Cemetery in Wartrace. Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday.
Frances Claire Gibson (09/06/11)
Frances Claire Gibson, 83, of Shelbyville died Monday night at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Doak-Howell Funeral Home with the Rev. Lloyd Doyle officiating. Burial will follow at Rosebank Cemetery in Flat Creek. Visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday
John Ray Messick (09/06/11)
John Ray Messick, 63, of Shelbyville died Tuesday at Christian Care Center of Shelbyville. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Hillcrest Funeral Home with Geoffrey Giesemann officiating. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens. Visitation will begin at noon.
Leroy Love (09/06/11)
Mr. Leroy Love, age 83, of Shelbyville died Monday at Maury Regional Medical Center in Columbia. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Farmington Baptist Church with Danny Jones and Wayne Cable officiating. Burial will follow at Simpson Cemetery in Rover. Visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday at Bills-McGaugh Funeral Home in Lewisburg.
Mary Jane Davis (09/06/11)
Mrs. Mary Jane Davis, 61, of Unionville died Sunday at Heritage Medical Center. Memorial services will be held at 5 p.m. Wednesday at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel with Jim Whitaker and Joe Finch officiating. Per her request, her remains were cremated. Visitation will begin at 4 p.m.
Keith Lynn Allen (09/06/11)
Keith Lynn Allen, 55, of Gallatin, died Saturday at Sumner Regional Medical Center. He was the son of James W. Allen and brother of Scott W. Allen of Shelbyville. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Murfreesboro Funeral Home with Dale Flowers officiating. Burial will follow at Smotherman Cemetery.
David Franklin Hastings (09/06/11)
David Franklin Hastings, 89, of Shelbyville died Sunday at Heritage Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at noon Wednesday at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Dr. Lloyd Doyle officiating. Burial, with full military honors, will be at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens. Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. Wednesday.
Alberta Rose Reecer Kyle (09/03/11)
Alberta Rose Reecer Kyle, 94, of Shelbyville died Friday after an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at Hillcrest Funeral Home with Jeff Smith officiating. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens. Visitation will begin at 1 p.m.
Janell Marie Ruffatto (09/03/11)
Janell Marie Ruffatto, 53, of Shelbyville died Friday at her home. A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel. Visitation will begin at 4 p.m.
Doris Ozelle Thomas (09/02/11)
Doris Ozelle Thomas, 72, of Shelbyville died Thursday at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel with Frank Butler and Keith Camp officiating. Burial will follow at Willow Mount Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 11 a.m.
James Lawwell (09/02/11)
James Lawwell, 81, of Shelbyville died Thursday at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Nashville. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday at Doak-Howell Funeral Home with the Rev. Susan Springer officiating. Burial will follow at Crowell's Chapel Cemetery in Halls Mill Community. Visitation will begin at noon Sunday.
Buford Glen Winsett (09/01/11)
Buford Glen Winsett, 74, of Fayetteville died Thursday at Donalson Care Center. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Higgins Funeral Home in Fayetteville with the Rev. Charles Jones officiating. Burial will follow at Center Point Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. Friday.
Ona Ruth Haynes (09/01/11)
Ona Ruth Haynes, 95, of Murfreesboro died Aug. 30 at Northside Health Care Center. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at Jennings and Ayers Chapel in Murfreesboro with Larry Nobles officiating. Burial will follow at Cothran Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m. Thursday.
Joe Nelson Watson (09/01/11)
Col. Joe Nelson Watson (U.S. Air Force, retired), 77, of Tullahoma died Aug. 29. Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday at Faith Lutheran Church in Tullahoma. Visitation will begin at 3. Burial, with full military honors, will be held Tuesday in Delight, Ark. Kilgore Funeral Home of Tullahoma is in charge of arrangements.