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Obituaries from January 2013

Devonia Paulette Ray (01/31/13)
Devonia Paulette Ray, 61, of Shelbyville died Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013. Memorial services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Hillcrest Funeral Home with the Rev. Anthony Williams officiating. Visitation will begin at noon.
William Doyle Clanton (01/31/13)
William Doyle Clanton, 79, of Shelbyville died Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 30, 2013 at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Doak-Howell Funeral Home with Mike Williams and Ronnie Edwards officiating. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m. Friday.
Eula Virginia Adcock Smith (01/30/13)
Eula Smith, 98, of Shelbyville died Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013 at the Carriage House Inn. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at Lawrence Funeral Home in Chapel Gill with Rob McKamey and Kevin Lane, Mrs. Smith's great-grandson, officiating. Burial will follow at Pressgrove Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4-9 p.m. Thursday.
Mary Frances Harden (01/29/13)
Mary Frances Harden, 90, of Unionville died Monday, Jan. 28, 2013, at Glen Oaks Health and Rehab Center. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel. with Geoff Giesemann officiating. Burial to follow at Willow Mount Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 1 p.m.
Benjamin Jarrad Ray (01/27/13)
Benjamin Jarrad Ray, 28, of Shelbyville died as the result of an automobile accident Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Edgemont Baptist Church with the Rev. Donald Gregory officiating. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be held from 3-8 p.m. Tuesday at the church. Feldhaus Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Nathan Doyle Pugh (01/27/13)
A gathering of family and friends to celebrate the life of Nathan Doyle Pugh, 29, of Shelbyville, who passed suddenly from injuries in an automobile accident Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013, will be held from 3-9 p.m. Wednesday and 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday at Doak-Howell Funeral Home, Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday with Donnie Jones officiating. Burial will follow in Willow Mount Cemetery.
Robert Gafford Harden (01/28/13)
Robert Gafford Harden, 66, of Shelbyville died Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Gowen-Smith Chapel with the Rev. Randall Harmon officiating. Burial will follow at Willow Mount Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday.
Gayle Clements (01/28/13)
Gayle Clements, 66, of Shelbyville died Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013. Per her request, she was cremated. Interment will be at a later date. Feldhaus Memorial Chapel handled arrangements.
Mildred C. Gretsuk (01/28/13)
Mildred C. Gretsuk, 88, of Shelbyville died Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013 at her residence. Per her wishes, she will be cremated with no services being planned at this time. Gowen-Smith Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Sally Robinson Moulder (01/28/13)
Sally Robinson Moulder, 89, of Shelbyville died Monday, Jan. 28, 2013 at Christian Care Center of Bedford County. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens with Frank Butler officiating. No visitation is scheduled. Hillcrest Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Ollie 'O.B.' Tucker (01/27/13)
Ollie B. "O.B." Tucker, 90, of Bell Buckle died Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013 at Community Care of Rutherford County in Murfreesboro. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Doak-Howell Funeral Home with Geoff Giesemann and Bob Young officiating. Burial will follow at Hazel Cemetery in Bell Buckle. Visitation will begin at 11 a.m.
Robert Edward 'Ed' Holton (01/28/13)
Robert Edward "Ed" Holton, 75, of Unionville died Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013 in Shelbyville. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Lawrence Funeral Home with the Rev. Ronnie Grooms officiating. Burial will follow at Cothran Cemetery in Rover. Visitation will begin at 4 p.m. Monday.
Alene Tillett Womble (01/26/13)
Alene Tillett Womble, 94, of Shelbyville died Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013 at Christian Care Center of Bedford County. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at Hillcrest Funeral Home with the Rev. Jim Tedder officiating. Burial will follow at Rosebank Cemetery in Flat Creek. Visitation will begin at noon.
Flora Margaret Barber (01/25/13)
Flora Margaret Barber, 74, of Shelbyville died Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, at Heritage Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Stephen Caine and the Rev. Kenneth Smith officiating. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens. Visitation will begin at 12 noon.
Linda Pigg Nowlin (01/25/13)
Linda Pigg Nowlin, 66, of Wheel died Friday, Jan. 25, 2013 at her home. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Doak-Howell Funeral Home with Ray Armstrong officiating. Burial will follow at Willow Mount Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m. Saturday.
Mary Jo Winkleman Peller (01/23/13)
Mary Jo Winkleman Peller, 65, of Shelbyville died Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2012 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m. Friday at Hillcrest Funeral Home. After bisitation the body will be cremated. Because of husband's health issues the family has requested no children be brought to visitation.
Jo Ann Stewart (01/23/13)
Jo Ann Stewart, 73, of Shelbyville died Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013 at Heritage Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at Doak-Howell Funeral Home with Tom Henry officiating. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m. Thursday.
Kathryn Kerby Tolle (01/22/13)
Kathryn Kerby Tolle, 88, formerly of Shelbyville, died Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013 in Keller, Texas. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Hollywood Cemetery in Wartrace. Visitation will be held from 6-9 p.m. Thursday at Hillcrest Funeral Home.
Gokulbhai Patel (01/22/13)
Gokulbhai Patel, 80, of Shelbyville, formerly of Vihan, India, died Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013. Funeral services will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday and 10 a.m. Thursday at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel. Following the services, his remains will be cremated.
Onh Chanthaloth (01/21/13)
Onh Chanthaloth, 95, of Shelbyville died Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013 at her home following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26 at Moore-Cortner Funeral Home in Winchester. Visitation will be held from 3-5 p.m. Friday at Doak-Howell Funeral Home in Shelbyville.
Karen Frances Haynes Davis (01/22/13)
Karen Frances Haynes Davis, 60, of Nashville, formerly of Shelbyville, died Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013 after a long illness. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Woodmont Christian Church in Nashville. Burial will follow at Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the church.
Lillie Mae Garrett Hall (01/22/13)
Lillie Mae Garrett Hall, 87, of Indianapolis, a Shelbyville native, died Dec. 27, 2012. A memorial service will be held from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel in Shelbyville.
Paul H. Smith (01/22/13)
Paul H. Smith, 89, of Shelbyville died Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013 at Heritage Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at Hillcrest Funeral Home with the Rev. Steve Murphree officiating. Burial, with military rites, will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens. Visitation will begin at 11 a.m.
Virginia Sons (01/22/13)
Virginia Sons, 81, of Lynchburg died Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013 at Lynchburg Nursing Center. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Lynchburg Funeral Home with Bill Rogers officiating. Burial followed at Smith Chapel Cemetery in Moore County. Visitation was held from 5-8 p.m. Saturday.
Ettie Cates Elliott Williams (01/22/13)
Ettie Cates Elliott Williams, 102, of Shelbyville died Monday, Jan. 21, 2013 at The Heart Remembers after an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at Doak-Howell Funeral Home with Mark Carlton officiating. Burial will follow at Willow Mount Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4-7 p.m. Thursday.
Glenn Brice Turner (01/21/13)
Glenn Brice Turner, 64, of Shelbyville died suddenly Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Cornerstone Baptist Church with Stephen Reeves officiating. Doak-Howell Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Bessie Loretta Suggs (01/21/13)
Bessie Loretta Suggs, 77, of Shelbyville died Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Donnie Jones officiating. Visitation will begin at 1 p.m.
George W. Holden (01/18/13)
George W. Holden, 80, of Unionville died Friday morning, Jan. 18, 2013 at Christian Care Center. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at Doak-Howell Funeral Home with Bruce Hamilton officiating. Burial will follow at Burns Cemetery in Rockvale. Visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m. Sunday.
Garnette Spurlock (01/18/13)
Garnette Spurlock, 95, of Nashville, formerly of Shelbyville, died Thursday, Jan. 17. 2013. A celebration of her life will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at Spring Hill Funeral Home in Nashville with Clay Faircloth officiating. Burial will follow at 1 p.m. at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be held from 2-8 p.m. Sunday and 9-9:45 a.m. Monday.
Virginia Joyce Nelson Farrar Ray (01/18/13)
Virginia Joyce Nelson Farrar Ray, 77, of Shelbyville died Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013 at her home. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at Gowen-Smith Chapel with Ray Armstrong officiating. Burial will follow a Willow Mount Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4-9 p.m. Sunday.
Juanita Crowell (01/17/13)
Juanita Crowell, 84, of Shelbyville died Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013 at Christian Care Center of Shelbyville. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Hillcrest Funeral Home with Frank Butler officiating. Burial will follow at Willow Mount Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. Friday.
William Morton 'Slick' Thompson (01/17/13)
William Morton "Slick" Thompson, 88, of Shelbyville died Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at First Christian Church with the Rev. Tom Bierovic officiating. Visitation will be held from 4-7 p.m. Friday. Feldhaus Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Maggie Lou O'Neal Shelton (01/16/13)
Maggie Lou O'Neal Shelton, 92, of Shelbyville died Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2012 at Christian Care Center of Bedford County. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Joe Thompson and the Rev. Ron Chilton officiating. Burial will follow at Willow Mount Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 9 a.m.
Eddie K. Turner (01/16/13)
Eddie K. Turner, 70, of Manchester died Friday, Jan. 11, 2013. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Central Funeral Home in Manchester with Chris Anderson officiating. Burial will follow at Hillsboro United Methodist Church Cemetery. Visitation will be held from noon-2 p.m.
Rikio Johnson (01/15/13)
Rikio Johnson, 52, of Tullahoma, a longtime employee of Newell Rubbermaid in Shelbyville, died Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013. He wished to be cremated. No services will be held. Daves-Culbertson Funeral Home of Tullahoma is in charge of arrangements.
Doris Locke Jones (01/15/13)
Doris Locke Jones, 80, of Murfreesboro died Sunday, Jan. 13, 2012 at her home after an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at Hillcrest Funeral Home with the Rev. Bob Bush and the Rev. John Carpenter officiating. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday.
Sitaben Gokulbhai Patel (01/14/13)
Sitaben Gokulbhai Patel, 77, of Shelbyville, formerly of Vihan, India, died Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013 at her home after an extended illness. Funeral services will be held from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel and again Wednesday at 11 a.m. Following the services, her remains will be cremated.
Lori Jean Lovvorn (01/14/13)
Lori Jean Lovvorn, 35, of Shelbyville died Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013 from injuries received in a motor vehicle accident. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Gowen-Smith Funeral Chapel with Johnny Campbell officiating. Burial will follow at Willow Mount Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5-9 p.m. Tuesday.
Matthew Bryan Tibbs (01/10/13)
Memorial services for Matthew Bryan Tibbs, 21, of Shelbyville will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Himesville Church of The Nazarene. Visitation will begin at 1 p.m. Feldhaus Memorial Chapel is handling arrangements.
Sara H. Threet (01/14/13)
Sara H. Threet, 52, of Bowling Green, Ky., a former Bedford County resident, died Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013. Per her wishes, her remains were cremated. A memorial service will be held at a later date in Bowling Green.
Larry Ward Wells (01/14/13)
Larry Ward Wells, 61, of La Vergne, a native of Bedford County, died Friday, Jan. 11, 2013 at Good Samaritan Health and Rehab in Antioch. Per his wishes, he will be cremated with no services being planned at this time. Gowen-Smith Funeral Chapel is assisting the family with arrangements.
Mary Joyce Draper (01/14/13)
Mary Joyce Draper, 65, of Unionville died Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Woodbine Funeral Home, Hickory Chapel, in Nashville followed by burial. Visitation will be held from 3-8 p.m. Monday and Tuesday.
Doris Jean Olsen (01/11/13)
Doris Jean Olsen, 77, of Bell Buckle died Monday, Jan. 7, 2013. Her remains were cremated, there will be no services. Feldhaus Memorial Chapel assisted with arrangements.
Nina Louise Shields (01/11/13)
Nina Louise Shields, 66, of Wheel died Friday morning, Jan. 11, 2013 at her home. Graveside services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Booneville Cemetery in Lincoln County with Harold Foster officiating. There will be no visitation. Doak-Howell Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Frazier Stallings (01/10/13)
Frazier Stallings, 94, of Shelbyville died Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, at Heritage Medical Center. Graveside services will be held at 3 p.m. Friday at New Bethel Cemetery.
Golden Lee Trantham (01/10/13)
Golden Lee Trantham, 84, of Midland died Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013 at Middle Tennessee Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at Midland Baptist Church with Doug Mitchell officiating. Burial, with full military honors, will follow at Smotherman Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4-7 p.m. Sunday at the church. Feldhaus Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Mary Stephens Edwards Fox (01/10/13)
Mary Stephens Edwards Fox, 94, of Shelbyville died Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013 at Heritage Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Hillcrest Funeral Home with the Rev. Ron Chilton and the Rev. Joe Thompson officiating. Burial will follow at Willow Mount Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m. Friday.
Edwin W. Record (01/09/13)
Edwin W. Record, 71, of Shelbyville died Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013 at Heritage Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Hillcrest Funeral Home with Jim Pruitt officiating. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m. Friday.
Mary Edwards Fox (01/10/13)
Mary Edwards Fox, 94, of Shelbyville died Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013 at Heritage Medical Center. Arrangements will be announced by Hillcrest Funeral Home.
J.T. Cauble (01/09/13)
Retired USAF Chief Master Sgt. J. T. Cauble, 86, died Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013 at The Heart Remembers. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel with Dr. Kent Lewis and the Rev. Glenn Forsee officiating. Burial, with full military honors, will follow at Willow Mount Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 10 a.m.
Jack Oliver Kinkade (01/09/13)
Jack Oliver Kinkade, 84, of Lewisburg died Monday, Jan. 7, 2013 at Heritage Medical Center. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 14 at Hillcrest Funeral Home with William Carter officiating. Visitation will begin at 10 a.m.
Alta Virginia Hare McKnight (01/09/13)
Alta Virginia Hare McKnight, 91, of Lascassas died Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at Woodfin Memorial Chapel in Murfreesboro with Tony Holt and Charles Mullins officiating. Burial will follow at Milton Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4-7 p.m. Thursday.
Stephen Ronald Fletcher (01/09/13)
Stephen Ronald Fletcher, 69, of Shelbyville died Monday, Jan. 7, 2013 at his home following an extended illness. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 14 at First Assembly of God with the Rev. Glenn Forsee officiating. A graveside service, with military honors, will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15 at Dykes Cemetery in London, Ky. Grant Funeral Services of Estill Springs is in charge of arrangements.
Mary 'Opal' Summarell (01/07/13)
Mary "Opal" Summarell, 101, of Mt. Juliet, formerly of Shelbyville, died Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013 at Donelson Place Health and Rehab Center in Donelson. Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Tom Bierovic officiating. Visitation will be held from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Gowen-Smith Funeral Home.
Jimmy Lee 'Fred' Stafford (01/08/13)
Jimmy Lee 'Fred' Stafford, 67, of Tullahoma died Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013 at his home Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Grant Funeral Services in Estill Springs with Randy Jackson officiating. Burial will follow at Manchester City Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday.
Dorothy Jean Winsett (01/08/13)
Dorothy Jean Winsett, 78, of Fayetteville died Sunday, Jan. 6, 2012 at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville. Funeral services were held Tuesday at Higgins Funeral Home in Fayetteville with Doug Brown and Lon Ostrzycki officiating. Burial followed at Kirkland Cemetery.
Marjorie Fay Arnold Higgins (01/07/13)
Marjorie Fay Arnold Higgins, 84, formerly of Normandy, died Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013 in Ocean Springs, Miss. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12 at Lynn Haven (Fla.) Methodist Church with the Rev. Doug Pennington and the Rev. Henry Moore officiating. Visitation will begin at 1 p.m. Bradford-O'Keefe Funeral Home of Ocean Springs is in charge of arrangements.
Mary Katherine Hatchett (01/07/13)
Mary Katherine Hatchett, 79, of Bell Buckle died Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013 at NHC HealthCare in McMinnville. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel with Jay Pope officiating. Burial will follow at Hazel Cemetery in Bell Buckle. Visitation will begin at 11 a.m.
James Donald 'Donnie' Weaver (01/05/13)
James Donald "Donnie" Weaver, 65, of Lynchburg died Friday, Jan. 4, 2013, at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville. Funeral services will he held at 3 p.m. Sunday at Lynchburg First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Ricky Lee officiating. Burial will follow at Lynchburg Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 1-3 p.m. Jennings-Moore-Cortner Funeral Home of Lynchburg is in charge of arrangements.
LaDonna McCullough Nagata (01/04/13)
LaDonna McCullough Nagata, 62, of Honolulu, formerly of Bell Buckle, died Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012 at her home. There will be no local service. At her request, her remains will be cremated.
Hazel Kilgore Meeks (01/04/13)
Hazel Kilgore Meeks, 85, of Bell Buckle died Friday, Jan. 4, 2013 at Middle Tennessee Medical Center in Murfreesboro. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Hillcrest Funeral Home with the Rev. Wallace Rowland officiating. Burial will follow at Willow Mount Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 2-6 p.m. Saturday.
Carol Hathaway Osborne (01/04/13)
Carol Hathaway Osborne, 82, of Ft. Myers, Fla., formerly of Shelbyville, died Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013 at Health Park Hospital in Ft. Myers after a short illness. A celebration of life service will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday in the chapel of Calusa Harbor in Ft. Myers.
William 'Bill' Crowder (01/03/13)
William "Bill" Crowder, 70, of Shelbyville died Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013 at his home after an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, January 5, 2012, at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Roger Waggoner officiating. Burial will follow at Willow Mount Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 1-7 p.m. Friday beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday.
Josie Kate Pickle Troupe (01/02/13)
Josie Kate Pickle Troupe, 71, of Richmond died Monday morning after an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at Doak-Howell Funeral Home with Jimmy Gray officiating. Burial will follow at Willow Mount Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. Thursday.
James Buford Cyree (01/02/13)
James Buford Cyree, 92, of Morrison, a native of Flat Creek, died Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012 at his home, Funeral services were held Saturday at Coffee County Funeral Chapel in Manchester with Darrell Day officiating. Burial followed at Hurricane Cemetery in Moore County.