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Obituaries from December 2012

Charles Dwight 'Motoe' Farrar (12/29/12)
Funeral services for Charles Dwight "Motoe" Farrar, 42, of Shelbyville will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013 at Doak-Howell Funeral Home with Ray Wiser officiating. Burial will follow in Willow Mount Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Douglas Philden 'Phil' Overcast (12/31/12)
Douglas Philden "Phil" Overcast, 62, of Murfreesboro, a native of Bedford County, died Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012 at Alive Hospice Residence. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Murfreesboro Funeral Home with the Rev. Bobby McGee officiating. Burial, with military honors, will follow at Willow Mount Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday.
Lucille Brandon (12/29/12)
Lucille Brandon, 100, of Shelbyville died Friday, Dec. 28, 2012 at Christian Care Center of Bedford County. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Hazel Cemetery in Bell Buckle with Russ Countess officiating. Visitation will be held from 12:30-1:30 p.m. at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel.
Doyle Winifred Foster (12/29/12)
Doyle Winifred Foster, 85, of Shelbyville died Friday, Dec. 28, 2012 at Glen Oaks Convalescent Center. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Hillcrest Funeral Home with the Rev. Ellen Hill and the Rev. Jack Carney officiating. Burial will follow at Hollywood Cemetery in Wartrace. Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. Sunday.
Thelma Beyer Jaste (12/29/12)
Thelma Beyer Jaste, 95, of Wartrace died Friday, Dec. 28, 2012 at Heritage Medical Center. At her request, she was cremated and no funeral service was held. Hillcrest Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Alta McPheron Massey (12/29/12)
Alta McPheron Massey, 93, of Shelbyville died Friday, Dec. 28, 2012 at Golden Living Center in Winchester. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Charles Williams officiating. Burial will follow at Waggoner-Buckeye Cemtery in Lynchburg. Visitation will begin at 11 a.m. Monday.
David Michael 'Mikie' Cook (12/28/12)
David Michael "Mikie" Cook, 60, of Shelbyville died Friday morning, Dec. 28, 2012. A gathering of family and friends to celebrate his life will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at Shelbyville Mills Baptist Church with pastors Jonathan Sims and Mike Cobb officiating. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be held from 2-5 p.m. Sunday at Doak-Howell Funeral Home and beginning at noon Monday at the church.
Joel Ernest Brewer (12/28/12)
Joel Ernest Brewer, 64, of Bell Buckle died Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012 at Nashville Veterans Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Moore-Cortner Funeral Home in Winchester with the Rev. Troy Harrison officiating. Burial will follow at Pressgrove Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. Friday.
Dale Reese (12/27/12)
Dale Reese, 82, of Shelbyville died Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012 at his home after an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Tom Bierovic officiating. Burial will follow at Willow Mount Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4-7 p.m. Friday.
James Larry Hooker (12/27/12)
James Larry Hooker, 65, of Shelbyville died Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012 at Community Care of Rutherford County. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Hillcrest Funeral Home with the Rev. Mark Hall and the Rev. Dan Seeley officiating. Burial will follow at Pressgrove Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m. Saturday.
Grace Lee Johnson (12/27/12)
Grace Lee Johnson, 73, of Cheatham County died Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Cheatham County Funeral Hone. Burial will follow at Joelton Hills Memory Gardens. Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. Thursday and Friday and beginning at 11 a.m. Saturday.
Helen Vandergriff (12/27/12)
Helen Vandergriff, 30, of Shelbyville died Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012 at Heritage Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Daves-Culbertson Funeral Home in Tullahoma. Burial will follow at Willow Mount Cemetery. Visitation will be held from noon-8 p.m. Friday.
Jane Simpson (12/26/12)
Jane Simpson, 84, of Rover died Monday, Dec. 24, 2012 at her home. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at Eagleville United Methodist Church with the Rev. Jack Gilbert officiating. Burial will follow at Simpson Cemetery in Rover. Visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m. Thursday at Lawrence Funeral Home in Chapel Hill.
Jason Stewart (12/26/12)
Jason Stewart, 41, of Shelbyville died suddenly Wednesday morning, Dec. 26, 2012 at Heritage Medical Center The family chose cremation. A celebration of life gathering will be held from 2-4 p.m. Friday at Doak-Howell Funeral Home.
Mitchell A. Smith (12/26/12)
Mitchell A. Smith, 53, of Shelbyville died Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012. Funeral services will be held at noon Thursday, Dec. 27 at Nelson & Sons Memorial Chapel. Burial will follow at Richmond Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 11 a.m.
James Donald 'Don' Smith (12/24/12)
James Donald 'Don' Smith, 78, of Shelbyville died late Sunday night, Dec. 23, 2012 at Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville. Funeral services will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday at Doak-Howell Funeral Home with the Rev. Tom Bierovic officiating. A gathering of family and friends to celebrate his life will begin at 4 p.m.
Walter Franklin Bobo (12/23/12)
Walter Franklin Bobo, of Estill Springs, formerly of Shelbyville, died Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012 at his home. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at Rosebank Cemetery in Flat Creek with Joe Rutherford officiating. Visitation, ending with prayer, will be held from 11 am.-1 p.m. at Estill Springs United Methodist Church. Doak-Howell Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Guillermo Escareno (12/23/12)
Guillermo Escareno, 71, of Shelbyville died suddenly Friday, Dec. 21, 2012 at Middle Tennessee Medical Center in Murfreesboro. A gathering of family and friends will be held from 10 a.m.-noon Wednesday at Doak-Howell Funeral Home with Fady Al-Hagal officiating. Burial will follow at a later date in Melchor Muzquiz, Coahuila, Mexico.
William Edward Fowler Sr. (12/21/12)
William Edward Fowler Sr., 60, of Wartrace died Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, at StoneCrest Medical Center in Smyrna. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 29 at Mullins Chapel Church with the Rev. Nathan Frye officiating. Burial will follow at Erwin Stokes Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 11 a.m.
Charles Donal Higgins Sr. (12/22/12)
Charles Donal Higgins Sr. of Ft. Walton Beach Fla., a native of Shelbyville, died Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012. National Cremation and Burial Society is in charge of arrangements.
Charles Calvin 'Logan' Derting (12/20/12)
Charles Calvin 'Logan' Derting, 68, of Shelbyville died suddenly Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday at Doak-Howell Funeral Home with Josh Schwartz officiating. Burial will follow at Willow Mount Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. Saturday.
Mary Harris Jackson (12/20/12)
Mary Harris Jackson, 91, of Nashville died Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012. Graveside services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Hazel Cemetery in Bell Buckle. Visitation will be held from 2-4 p.m. Saturday at Woodlawn Funeral Home, Nashville.
Jim 'J.W.' Hatchett (12/20/12)
Jim "J.W." Hatchett, 81, of Shelbyville died Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012 at Glen Oaks Health and Rehab Center. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel with Tommy Dye officiating. Burial will follow at Hazel Cemetery in Bell Buckle. Visitation will begin at 10 a.m..
Ann Guthrie Hall (12/19/12)
Ann Guthrie Hall, 68, of Gassville, Ark. died Dec. 18, 2012 after a lengthy illness. She is the sister of Katie Guthrie and the aunt of Andrea Jolene Miller, both of Shelbyville. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Conner-Hankins Funeral Home in Mountain Home, Ark. Burial will follow at Cotter Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. Thursday.
Annie Ruth Luna (12/18/12)
Annie Ruth Luna, 94, of Shelbyville died Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012, at Heritage Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel with Dr. Buddy Koonce officiating. Burial will follow at Hazel Cemetery in Bell Buckle. Visitation will begin at 11 a.m.
Wanda Jean Brannon Elliott (12/17/12)
Wanda Jean Brannon Elliott, 53, of Shelbyville died suddenly Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012 at Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Doak-Howell Funeral Home with Lester Hawkins and Jeremy Wayne Vance officiating. Burial will follow at Willow Mount Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday.
Bobbie Hittson Darnell (12/16/12)
Bobbie Hittson Darnell, 66, of Wheel died Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012 at Baptist Hospital in Nashville after a brief illness. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Hillcrest Funeral with the Rev. Tim Forsythe and the Rev. Bradley Brinkley officiating. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be held from 5-9 p.m. Monday.
Will Andrew Porter (12/16/12)
Will Andrew Porter, 97, of Shelbyville died Friday, Dec. 14, 2012. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Bird Street Church of Christ. Burial will follow at Willow Mount Cemetery. Mr. Porter will lie in state from 1-7 p.m. Tuesday at Nelson & Sons Memorial Chapel and visitation will begin at noon Wednesday at the church.
Robert H. 'Bobby' Smith (12/12/12)
Robert H. "Bobby" Smith, 83, of Shelbyville, died Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012 at Heritage Medical Center following a brief illness. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Doak-Howell Funeral Home with Geoff Giesemann officiating. Burial will follow at Houston-Whitworth Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m. Friday.
Franklin Blanton (12/12/12)
Franklin Blanton, 92, of Rover died Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Lawrence Funeral Home in Chapel Hill with the Rev. Scotty Sorrells and the Rev. David Wall officiating. Burial will follow at Simpson Cemetery in Rover. Visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m. Friday.
Wilda Carroll Davis (12/13/12)
Wilda Carroll Davis, 86, of Waco, N.C., who has Bedford County relatives, died Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Rose Hill Memorial Park, Fallston, N.C. with the Rev. Scott Patterson officiating. Stamey Funeral Home, Fallston, is handling arrangements.
Clarence W. 'Pete' Phillips Jr. (12/12/12)
Clarence W. "Pete" Phillips Jr., 87, of Shelbyville died Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at First Christian Church. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m.-noon at the church. Feldhaus Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
John Meakin Lane (12/12/12)
John Meakin Lane, 77, of Wartrace died Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012 at Heritage Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Hillcrest Funeral Home with Kip Green officiating. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens. Visitation will begin at noon.
John Darron Thomas (12/12/12)
John Darron Thomas, 46, of Wartrace died Tuesday, Dec. 11 at his home. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Manchester Funeral Home Chapel with Tom Henry officiating. Burial will follow at Lynchburg Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Jackson Griffin Jinright (12/12/12)
Jackson Griffin Jinright, 5, of Sugar Hill, Ga., died Friday Dec. 7, 2012. He had several Bedford County relatives. Services celebrating his life were held in Georgia Dec. 9 at Jackson's Gardens at the Hudgens Center for the Arts and at Peachtree Corners Baptist Church on Dec. 10.
Thomas Fanning Woodroof (12/11/12)
Thomas Fanning Woodroof, 75, a former Shelbyville resident, died Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, in Searcy, Ark. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel with Jim Woodroof officiating. Burial will follow at Willow Mount Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 10 a.m.
Lisa Gayle Lentz (12/10/12)
Lisa Lentz, 50, of Shelbyville died Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012. Funeral services will be held at noon Thursday at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel with the Rev. John Batts and the Rev. Mitchell Buchanan officiating. Burial will follow at Willow Mount Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 11 a.m.
Harvey F. Carlon (12/10/12)
Harvey F. Carlon, 79, of Lowell, Mich., and Flat Creek died Sunday, Dec. 8, 2012 at his Michigan residence following an extended illness. A private memorial service will be held at a later date. O'Brien-Eggebeen-Gerst Funeral Home of Grand Rapids, Mich., is in charge of arrangements.
Timothy Daryl Sons (12/10/12)
Timothy Daryl Sons, 45, of Estill Springs died Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012 at Southern Tennessee Medical Center in Winchester. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Moore-Cortner Funeral Home in Winchester with the Rev. James Kelley officiating. Interment will be in Smith Chapel Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. Monday.
Dorothy 'Dot' Murray (12/08/12)
Dorothy "Dot" Murray, 72, of Shelbyville died Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012. Memorial services will be held at 5 p.m. Tuesday at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel. Visitation will begin at 4 p.m.
Nannie Myrtle Lamb Hill (12/04/12)
Nannie Myrtle Lamb Hill, 67, of Unionville died Monday, Dec. 3, 2012. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at Lawrence Funeral Home with the Rev. Ronnie Grooms and the Rev. David Wall officiating. Burial will follow at Pressgrove Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday.
Dan Kay Sudberry (12/04/12)
Dan Kay Sudberry, 76, of Shelbyville died Monday, Dec. 3, 2012 at Alvin York Veterans Hospital in Murfreesboro. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel. Burial, with full military honors, will follow at Pressgrove Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday.
Levi Kellar Ford (12/04/12)
Levi Kellar Ford, 14 months, of Christiana died Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Woodfin Funeral Chapel in Murfreesboro with Mark Rosson officiating. Burial will follow at Miller Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m. Thursday.
Lois Manus (12/01/12)
Lois Manus, 77, of Shelbyville died Friday, Nov. 30, 2012 at Heritage Medical Center. Per her request she was cremated. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 10 at the Church of God of Prophecy. Gowen-Smith Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Sara Watkins Joyce (12/03/12)
Sara Watkins Joyce, 98, of Bell Buckle died Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel with Ronald Jackson, Mike Powell, Tracy Vannatta, and Ralph Edwards officiating. Burial will follow at McElroy Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 1 p.m.
Betty Jean Burgess Floyd (12/03/12)
Betty Jean Burgess Floyd, 63, of Wartrace died Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012 at her home after an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Hillcrest Funeral Home with Ronald Anderson officiating. Burial will follow at Foster Hollow Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday.
Thomas Jackson 'Tommy' Crumley (12/03/12)
Thomas Jackson Crumley, 79, of Chapel Hill died Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Lawrence Funeral Home in Chapel Hill with the Rev. Larry Chatman officiating. Burial, with military honors, will follow at Rocky Glade Cemetery in Eagleville. Visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m. Monday.
Nancy Jean Boyce Stevenson (12/01/12)
Nancy Jean Boyce Stevenson, 84, of Unionville died Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Lawrence Funeral Home in Chapel Hill. Burial will follow at Simpson Cemetery in Rover. Visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday.
Ethel Arthur Major (12/01/12)
Ethel Arthur Major, 91, of Shelbyville died Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012 at Heritage Medical Center. Funeral services will be held in Coachella, Calif. Burial will follow at Coachella Valley Cemetery. Hillcrest Funeral Home was in charge of local arrangements.