In Loving Memory: Obituaries From May 31 – June 12, 2017

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In Loving Memory: Obituaries From May 31 – June 12, 2017

ROBERTSON COUNTY TENNESSEE: (Smokey Barn News)

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Obituary for Dale Aaron Covington

William Marcus GriebelDale Aaron Covington was born October 27, 1956 in Gallatin, TN and he passed away in Cave City, KY on Sunday, June 11, 2017 as a result of injuries received in an automobile accident. Dale was 60 years old and a resident of Cross Plains, TN.

He was the son of Harold Miller and Lucy Beatrice Baldwin Covington. He was a heavy equipment operator and a member of the Cross Plains United Methodist Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Clay Covington.

Survivors include his wife, Tammy Leonard Covington of Cross Plains, TN whom he married on November 26, 1991; son, Aaron Miller Covington of Cross Plains, TN, daughter, his puppy Maxie and sister, Tanya Radic of Nashville.

floral squareVisitation will be held on Thursday, June 15, 2017 at Yates Cave located at 4834 Yates Cave Rd in Cross Plains, TN from 1:00 – 4:45 pm. Graveside services will follow at 5 pm at Cross Plains United Methodist Church Cemetery with Bro. Clint Jones officiating.

​Sumner County Funeral and Cremation Services is honored to be in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be submitted – click here.

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Obituary for “Buck” Pentecost

"Buck" PentecostJohn “Buck” Pentecost, age 85 of Springfield, died Monday, June 12, 2017 at his home. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at 11:00 AM in the Oakhurst Chapel of Robertson County Funeral Home with Dr. Donnie Bryant and Bro. Gary Dillard officiating. Burial will follow in Springfield Memorial Gardens with John Michael Pentecost, Joshua Pentecost, Corey Braswell, Jeffery Pentecost, Bubba Pentecost, Brian Young, Chris Braswell, and Jason Pentecost serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be Jarrett Pentecost, Andy Pentecost, Dakota Hall, Zac Alley, Dustin Hall, Jonathon Young, Dale Reid, Cody Reid, Montana Honaker, Dallas Honaker, Tyler Braswell, and Brannon Pentecost. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Tuesday from 3 until 8 PM and Wednesday from 9 AM until the hour of service.

Mr. Pentecost was born June 12, 1932 in Robertson County to the late Mally Cleveland and Lisa Laura Abernathy Pentecost. He was lead to Christ at the young age of 9. He was a member of Cross Roads Baptist Church, where he has served as a deacon since January 17, 1993. He was an employee of the Robertson County Highway Department, was a Springfield Police Officer for 15 years, and retired from Springfield Electric Department, where he was a tree trimmer. He was owner and operator of Buck’s Fireworks in Springfield for over 50 years. He loved hunting and fishing. His passion was swapping and trading, especially going to sales and frequently calling Swap and Shop.

He is survived by his wife, Annie Lois Phillips Pentecost of Springfield, who he married July 30, 1951; sons, Johnny (Carlette) Pentecost of Adairville, KY, Ricky (Barbara) Pentecost of Springfield, and Mark (Sheril) Pentecost of Springfield; floral squaredaughters, Dora A. Greer (Joe Rice) of Greenbrier, Norma (David) Young of Springfield, and Kimberly J. Henderson (Lee Krisle) of Springfield; 22 grandchildren; 41 great grandchildren; and 8 great-great grandchildren.

The family request, if so desired, for memorial contributions to be made to the Alzheimer’s Association. All donations can be sent c/o Robertson County Funeral Home.

Robertson County Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

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Obituary for Jack Brown Jones

Jack Brown JonesJack Brown Jones, age 64 of Greenbrier, died Sunday, June 11, 2017 in Houston County. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at 1:00 PM in the Oakhurst Chapel of Robertson County Funeral Home with Clyde Dean and John Abernathy officiating. Burial will follow in Bethlehem Cemetery with John Abernathy, Clyde Dean, Steve Baxter, Paul Hart, Tommy Lyons, and Phillip Kelley serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be members of the White Oak Fishing Club. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Tuesday from 4 until 8 PM and Wednesday from 11 AM until the hour of service.

Mr. Jones was born May 5, 1953 in Robertson County to the late Jack and Gladys Marie Austin Jones. He was a farmer and a member of the White Oak Fishing Club, where he had been president for the last several years. He was also a member of the floral squarePossum Branch Backwoodsmen and the Widow Makers.

He is survived by his wife, Mary L. Jones of Greenbrier, and several nieces, nephews, and close friends.

The family request, if so desired, for memorial contributions to be made to the American Heart Association. All donations can be sent c/o Robertson County Funeral Home .

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Obituary for Joe Robertson

Joe RobertsonJoe Richard Robertson, 83, of Springfield, died Friday June 9, 2017 at The Waters of Springfield.

Funeral services were conducted Monday June 12th at 2:00 p.m. in the Oakhurst Chapel of the Robertson County Funeral Home with Reverend Diane Coppock officiating. Interment followed in the Palestine Cemetery with Jeffrey Grayson, Jeremy Robertson, Kenneth Wix, Josh Hall, Tony Walton, and Mark Walton serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be his special nephew: Ronnie Wix, and his special friends: Eddie and Jean Long. The family received friends on Monday from 10:00 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.

Mr. Robertson was born October 20, 1933 in Robertson County to the late George Elvis and Verdie Mae Raymer Robertson, Sr. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, having served during the Korean Conflict. Mr. Robertson worked in law enforcement for 20 years, beginning with the City of Springfield Police Department, and then as a Deputy Sheriff with the Robertson County Sheriff’s Department. While with the Sherriff’s Department, he became the first detective of the department. He went on from there to the City of Springfield, and retired as a heavy equipment operator with the Public Works Department. He was a member of Palestine United Methodist Church. Mr. Robertson enjoyed being outdoors, and anything to do with old cars.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife: Agnes Wilson Robertson, his brother: George Elvis Robertson, Jr., and by his sisters: Roberta Robertson Taylor and Loretta Robertson Wix. Mr. Robertson is survived by his sons: floral squareRichard A. Robertson of Springfield, Timothy B. Robertson and wife Sharon of Springfield, daughter: Rita Jo Robertson Hall and husband Lanny of Springfield, sister: Faye Robertson Winters of Springfield, grandchildren: Josh (Leslie) Hall, Kaylea Jo Hall, Jeremy Robertson, Samantha True, Jeffrey Grayson, and Brandon Robertson, and by several great grandchildren

Memorial contributions may be made to the Palestine United Methodist Church

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Obituary for Floyd Pope Hancock

Floyd Pope HancockFloyd Pope Hancock, age 95 of Springfield, died peacefully on June 7, 2017 He was the husband of Evelyn Hill Hancock and the father of Sandra Hancock (Joe) Hutts. He was born in the Hopewell community near Springfield on October 7, 1921 to the late Floyd Sylvester and Nellie Pope Hancock. He attended schools in Springfield and Orlinda. He farmed and operated Hancock’s Loose Floor in Springfield all his adult life. He also served as a Robertson County Commissioner for 42 years and participated in numerous community organizations. He was a lifetime member of

Hopewell Baptist Church and Milldale Presbyterian Church.
In addition to his wife of 71 years, Evelyn of Springfield, and daughter and son-in-law, Sandra and Joe of Brentwood, he is survived by grandchildren, Mary Carmen Englert and William Pope (Sarah) Englert of Nashville; great grandchildren, Simon Pope, Genevieve, and Rainer Englert; brother, Don (Ann) Hancock; and sister, Dorothy (Hugh) Johnson of Camden, SC.

He gave selflessly to the community and the family would like to thank the numerous people that loved and gave back to him especially during the last few years.

Funeral services were conducted Saturday at 2 PM in the Oakhurst Chapel of Robertson County Funeral Home with Rev. Kent Bailey officiating. Burial followed floral squarein Hopewell Cemetery with Matthew Hancock, Justin Goodwin, Frank Hardaway, Tim Amos, Clifford Gregory, and Michael Wilson. Honorary pallbearers are Fanny Dotson, Geanette Harper, Jennifer Lucas, Joyce Lunsford, Connie Lynn, and Maxine Smith.

The family received friends at the funeral home Saturday from 10 AM until the hour of service.

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Obituary for Roy Edward Dean

Roy Edward DeanRoy Edward Dean, age 75 of Springfield, died Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at his home. His remains are to be cremated and no services are planned at this time.

Mr. Dean was born June 11, 1941 in Robertson County to the late L.C. and Goldie Mae Eden Dean. Before retirement, he worked as a block layer. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Patsy Ruth Jackson Dean; a son, Timmy Dale Dean; a daughter, Pamela Dean; brothers, Bobby, Terry, Ricky, and Kenny Dean; and sisters, Joyce Dean, Eva Lewis, and Patty House.

floral squareHe is survived by his sons, Roy Wayne Dean of LaGrange, KY and Kenneth Wayne Belcher of Springfield; daughter, Regina Renee Dean of Springfield; brother, Ronnie Dean of Portland; sister, Cindy Rigby of Daytona, FL; 5 grandchildren; and 6 great grandchildren.

Robertson County Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

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Obituary for Dalton A. Burnette

Dalton A. BurnetteDalton A. Burnette, age 88 of Cross Plains, died Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at NHC Healthcare in Springfield.

Funeral services were conducted Friday, June 9, 2017 at 11:00 AM in the Oakhurst Chapel of Robertson County Funeral Home with Rev. Daniel Dennis and Rev. Thurman Page officiating. Burial followed in Springfield Memorial Gardens with military honors and Bobby Jones, Eddie McKnight, Scott Burnette, Terry Burnette, Mark Calvert, Daniel Calvert, Bryan Ayers, and Brent Dorris serving as pallbearers. The family received friends at the funeral home Thursday from 4 until 8 PM and Friday from 9 AM until the hour of service.

Mr. Burnette was born March 29, 1929 in Robertson County to the late Thomas and Martha Ann Spurlock Burnette. He was a member of Oakland Baptist Church, where he had served as a deacon, and was a veteran of the United States Marines. He retired from Tappan and had also worked at Springfield Woolen Mills. He enjoyed gardening and watching things grow and loved spending time with his grandchildren and great grandchildren. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Mildred Reynolds Burnette; son, Tony Burnette; brother, Gordon Burnette; and sisters, Estelle Head, Earline Gregory, and Flossie Estes.

floral squareHe is survived by his daughter, Kathy Burnette of Springfield; brother, Billy Burnette and wife Barbara of Franklin, KY; sister, Dot West of Indiana; grandchildren, Greg White, James White, Hannah Baggett, and Aymie Burnette; and 8 great grandchildren.

The family request, if so desired, for memorial contributions to be made to Oakland Baptist Church. All donations can be sent c/o Robertson County Funeral Home.

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Obituary for Ardell Hester

Ardell HesterDouglas Ardell Hester, 88, of Springfield, died Sunday June 4, 2017 at his home. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday June 7th at 2:00 p.m. in the Oakhurst Chapel of the Robertson County Funeral Home with Reverend Michael Smith, Randy Hester, and Tim Harris officiating. Interment followed in Springfield Memorial Gardens with Delvin Hester, Troy Atkins, Wayne Carlisle, Matt Harris, Josh Lambert, and Ian Atwood serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers were Nick Bryant, Tommy Hall, and the employees of the Robertson County Highway Department. The family received friends on Tuesday from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and on Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.

Mr. Hester was born June 26, 1928 in Stewart County to the late Henry T. and Cora Mae Shelby Hester. He was a retired machine operator with the Robertson County Highway Department, where he had 59 years of service. Mr. Hester was a member of North Springfield Baptist Church. He loved to mow yards, spend time with his grandchildren, and watch baseball on TV. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers: Raydell, Eugene, and Winfield, by his sister: Vonnie Mae Duff, and by his great great grandchild: Charles Brandon Whitehead.

floral squareMr. Hester is survived by his wife of 69 years: Mamie Gainous Hester of Springfield, sons and daughters-in-law: Lanny and Margaret Hester of Greenbrier, Jackie and Myra Jean Hester of Cedar Hill, daughters and son-in-law: Sue Binkley of Springfield, Janie and Larry Perry of Cedar Hill, brothers: Nathan “Speedy” Hester of Washington State, WA, Kenneth Hester of Buchanan, R.B. Hester of Pleasant View, Gayland Hester of Springfield, 15 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren, and 1 great great grandchild.

Memorial contributions may be made to the North Springfield Baptist Church or to Gideon’s International

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Obituary for Larry Thomason

Larry ThomasonLarry Wilson Thomason, age 75 of Cross Plains, died Friday, June 2, 2017 at NorthCrest Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Monday, June 5, 2017 at 7:00 PM at Milldale Chapel. Graveside service was Tuesday at 1:00 PM in Rogers Chapel Cemetery in Florence, AL. The family received friends at Milldale Chapel Monday from 4 PM until the hour of service.

Mr. Thomason was born November 24, 1941 in Savannah, TN to the late Edward Wilson and Geneva Reynolds Thomason. He was a veteran of the United States Navy and the National Guard. He retired from Wylie Steel where he was a welder. He enjoyed being with his children, grandchildren, and floral squaregreat grandchildren. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Wonda Hill Thomason, and his son, Michael Thomason.

He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Jackie and Rick Estes of Orlinda; grandchildren, Amelia Eden, Halie Russell, and Ellie Nicholson; and great grandchildren, Keagan Pentecost and Kingslee Eden.

Robertson County Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

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Obituary for Juanita Morris

Juanita MorrisJuanita McAlister Morris, age 84 of Springfield, died Thursday, June 1, 2017 at NorthCrest Medical Center.

Funeral services were conducted Monday, June 5, 2017 at 1:00 PM in the Oakhurst Chapel of Robertson County Funeral Home with Bro. Glynn Copeland officiating. Burial followed in Springfield Memorial Gardens with Jody Ellis, Dennis Morris, Brandon Wilson, Robbie McAlister, Jantzen Pendley, and Vernon Pendley serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers were Elvis Wilson and Jason Ellis. The family received friends at the funeral home Sunday from 1 until 5 PM and Monday from 10 AM until the hour of service.

Mrs. Morris was born March 21, 1933 in Robertson County to the late Samuel Ragon “Ray” and Jonnie Louise Graves McAlister. She was a member of Barren Plains Baptist Church and was a homemaker. She was a long time foster parent and enjoyed cooking and taking care of children and the elderly. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers, William Bruce and Raideaux McAlister.
She is survived by her husband of 63 years, Emerson Morris of Springfield; daughters, Anita Wilson and husband Elvis of Springfield, Rhea-Anne Pendley and husband Vernon of Springfield, Pamela Robinson of Hendersonville, and Lacey Morris of White House; son, Joey Morris of Springfield; sister, Effie Jo Ellis of floral squareSpringfield; sister-in-law, Barbara McAlister of Joelton; grandchildren, Brandon (Michele) Wilson, Jantzen Pendley, Alexis Pendley, and Conner Walls; and great grandchild, Joann Wilson.

The family request, if so desired, for memorial contributions to be made to Barren Plains Baptist Church. All donations can be sent c/o Robertson County Funeral Home.

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Robertson County Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

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Obituary for Miriam Shewmaker

Miriam ShewmakerMiriam Mizelle Shewmaker, age 81 of Springfield, TN died Thursday June 1, 2017 at North Crest Medical Center. Memorial services were held at 1 pm on Friday June 9, 2017 in the Oakhurst Chapel of the Robertson County Funeral Home with Tim Harris officiating. Her remains will be interred in Croft Cemetery, Stanford AR. The family received friends at the funeral home on Friday from 11 am until the time of service at 1 pm.

Mrs. Shewmaker was born June 22, 1935 in Little Rock, AR to the late Edgar P. Mizelle, Jr and Lillian Grace Grimmett Mizelle. Her husband, Wayne Preston Shewmaker, daughters, Lillian Diane Cecil and Kathy Marie Shewmaker and brothers, Dr. Joe Bill Mizelle, Edgar P. Mizelle III and Michael Lee Mizelle also preceded her in death. Miriam was a member of Springfield First United Methodist Church and a retired registered nurse. She loved reading and watching tv.
Surviving her are her daughters and sons-in-law, Teresa Mizelle Wagner and Bret of floral squareJohnstown, CO and Mary Virginia Deel and Byron of Nashville, four grandchildren and four great grand children.

The family request that memorial donations may be made to any of the following; The Wayne Shewmaker Memorial Scholarship, Springfield First United Methodist Church or The Stokes Brown Library. All donations may be sent care of the Robertson County Funeral Home.

Robertson County Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

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Obituary for Claude Anderson

Claude AndersonClaude Odell Anderson, 84, of Greenbrier, died Wednesday May 31, 2017 at NHC Healthcare in Springfield.

Funeral services were conducted Saturday June 3rd at 12 noon in the Oakhurst Chapel of the Robertson County Funeral Home with Dr. Tommy Crunk officiating. Interment followed in Springfield Memorial Gardens. The family received friends on Friday from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.

Mr. Anderson was born March 9, 1933 in Robertson County to the late Sammy Lee and Alma Grant Anderson. He was a retired Lieutenant from the Springfield Police Department with 26 years of service. Mr. Anderson was a member of Rock Springs Baptist Church. He enjoyed fishing and spending time with his grandchildren. In floral squareaddition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son: Michael Anderson, his brother: J. Mart Anderson, and by his sister: Bobbie Scott.

Mr. Anderson is survived by his wife: Betty Sue England Anderson of Greenbrier, sons and daughters-in-law: Tommy and Carol Anderson, Steve and Vicki Anderson all of Greenbrier, brother: Mac Anderson of Springfield, sisters: Lucille Choate of Illinois and June Stone of Big Sandy, 3 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.

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Obituary for Mattie Jean McCord

Mattie Jean McCordAge 83 of Hendersonville passed away Sunday, June 11, 2017 at her home. She was born November 15, 1933 in Wilson County, TN to Harvey H. and Mattie Bell Hardison Cox. She worked as a homemaker and loved gardening and bird watching. She was a proud lifetime member of Weight Watchers. She is preceded in death by her parents; husbands, Johnny Dowell Pharris and Perry Dean McCord; 5 brothers; 2 sisters and 1 grandchild.

She is survived by her sons, James (Jeanette) McCord, Hendersonville, TN and Tim (Brandi) Pharris, Cottontown, TN; daughters, Cynthia (Sammy) Owen, Greenbrier, TN and Melanie Smith, Hartsville, TN; sister, Martha Graves, Smyrna, TN; 9 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren.

floral squareThe family wishes to express special thanks and gratitude to her devoted caregivers, Frances, Vanessa and Ann Marie. Funeral service is scheduled for Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at 3:30pm in the chapel of Austin & Bell Funeral Home in White House with Bro. Jon Briggs officiating. Interment will follow in White House Memorial Gardens with family and friends serving as pallbearers. Visitation is scheduled for Tuesday, June 13, 2017 4-8pm and Wednesday, June 14, 2017 12-3:30pm at the funeral home.

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Obituary for Jackie Parrish

Jackie ParrishJohn “Jackie” Parrish, age 76, of Antioch, passed away Sunday, June 11, 2017 at Southern Hills Medical Center in Nashville. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at 1pm in the chapel of the Austin & Bell Funeral Home in White House with Brother Elige McLevain officiating. Burial will follow in the Mt. Hope Cemetery in Franklin, TN with family and friends serving as pallbearers.

Visitation will be held at the Austin & Bell Funeral Home in White House on Wednesday from 10am until the hour of service at 1pm.

Mr. Parrish was born January 16, 1941 in Davidson County to the late John and Wilma Lee Ligon Parrish. He was a farmer.

floral squareIn addition to his parents Mr. Parrish is preceded in death by his sister, Betty Jean Henley and nephews, Ponder Henley and Chuck Reeves. Mr. Parrish is survived by his sister, Joann Reeves of Cross Plains; nephews, Jeff (Willa) Reeves of Antioch, Mike Reeves of Clarksville and Robert Henley of Goodlettsville; and niece, Rosa Lee Wingo of Goodlettsville.

Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Springfield is in charge of these arrangements.

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Obituary for Terry “Scottie” Miles

Terry "Scottie" MilesTerry “Scottie” Miles, age 71, of Adams, died Sunday, June 11, 2017 at his home. Funeral services will be conducted at 1 o’clock pm on Friday, June 16th at Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Pleasant View with Brother Tom Payne officiating. Burial will follow in Sango Cemetery in Clarksville with Kernie Prater, Charles Prater, Jeff Yates, Don Bennett and Steve Holt serving as pallbearers.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, June 15th, from 4:00PM-8:00PM and again on Friday, from 12:00PM until the hour of service at 1:00PM.

Mr. Miles was born in Robertson County, Tennessee on September 11, 1945 to Billie Frances Smith Miles of Adams and the late Thomas Joseph Miles. He worked as a Master Welder and loved to fish. He was a member of the Stroudsville Church of Christ.

He is survived by his wife, Jeanne Heady Miles of Adams; son, Richard Meyer (fiancé Angela Hogue) of Granite City, IL; daughter, Terri Miller of Elkton, KY; brother, Jerry T. (Zelda Anne) Miles of Mt. Juliet; and grandchildren, Matthew Lynn, Morgan floral squareMiller, Caleb Fulton and Brenden Meyer; and his beloved dog “Scrappy”.

If so desired, memorial contributions in Mr. Miles’s memory may be made to either St. Jude Children’s Hospital or to the American Cancer Society. All donations may be sent in care of Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Pleasant View.

Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Pleasant View assisted the family with these arrangements.

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Obituary for Linda Faye Brinkley

Linda Faye BrinkleyLinda Faye Brinkley, age 74 of the Shackle Island Community, passed away on Sunday, June 11, 2017. She was a very special lady who loved being around her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She loved spending time with her family. She loved cooking and had owned her own restaurant. She enjoyed the many regular trips to Gatlinburg with her brother and sister. She treasured the trips to Florida each year with her daughter, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Brinkley, Sr.; son, Perry Brinkley; and sisters, Robbie Wix and Brenda Amons.

She is survived by her children, Paul (Crystal) Brinkley, Pat (Christine) Brinkley, Phillip (Tammy) Brinkley, Truise Phillips, and Bubba (Catherine) Brinkley; her grandchildren, Chris, Chloe, Joey, Nicki, Brandon, Chelce, Joslyn, Shelly, Ty, Lauren, Catlyn, James, Jacob, Aiden, and Easton; great-grandchildren, Casen, Christian, Braxton, Horizon, Ahlayna, Sadie Mae, Blayne, Brayden, Branson, Braylynn, Bryton, and Bryson; a brother, Ronnie Martin; and a sister, Wanda Phillips.

floral squareThe family will receive friends on Tuesday, June 13, from 4:00pm-8:00pm; on Wednesday, June 14, from 12Noon-8:00pm; and on Thursday, June 15, from 11:00am until her Celebration of Life Service at 3:00pm at Austin & Bell Funeral Home, Hendersonville, with Bro. Alvin Sutton officiating. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers. Interment will follow in Beech Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 2000 Charlotte Avenue, Nashville, TN 37203.

Services have been entrusted to Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Hendersonville, TN.

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Obituary for Wendell Allen

Wendell AllenWendell Buford Allen, age 77, of Chapmansboro, died Saturday, June 10, 2017 at Centennial Medical Center in Nashville. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 o’clock pm on Wednesday, June 14th at Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Pleasant View with Bro. Danny Demonbreun officiating. Burial will follow in Mallory’s Cemetery with Nathan Simpkins, Austin Simpkins, Owen Balthrop, Michael Wyatt, David Ringer, Sr., and Austin Stiltner serving as pallbearers.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, June 14th, beginning at 11:00AM until the hour of service at 2:00PM.

Mr. Allen was born in Dickson County, Tennessee on May 11, 1940 to the late Jay and Irene Davidson Allen. Before retirement, he worked as an auto parts distributor for P & E and Quall Cast. He was of the Presbyterian faith.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Allen is preceded in death by his wife, Diane Allen; son, Darryl Allen; five brothers, and two sisters.

He is survived by his daughter, Stephanie (Owen) Balthrop of Chapmansboro; brother, Charles J. (Vickie) Allen of Erin, TN; sister, Kay Wyatt of Laurinburg, NC; floral squaregrandchildren, Ross Allen, Neil Allen, Nathan Simpkins, and Austin Simpkins; one great-grandson, Maverick Simpkins.

If so desired, memorial contributions in Mr. Allen’s memory may be made to either St. Jude Children’s Hospital or to the Nashville Rescue Mission. All donations may be sent in care of Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Pleasant View.

Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Pleasant View assisted the family with these arrangements.

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Obituary for Martha Sonia Reguerin

Martha Sonia ReguerinMartha Sonia Reguerin, age 75 of Greenbrier passed away Tuesday, June 6, 2017.

Austin & Bell Funeral Home Greenbrier is in charge of arrangements.

The family received friends on Saturday, June 10 from 2 pm to 3 pm at Ridgetop Seventh Day Adventist Church, Ridgetop, TN. The funeral service followed at 3 pm at the church with Pastor William Little officiating. Burial will follow at the Greenbrier Cemetery.

She was born in La Paz, Bolivia on February 23, 1942 to the late Jorge and Ines Peralta. She was also preceded in death by brothers, Jorge Peralta Pabon and Juan Marcelo Peralta Pabon.

She was employed as a Physical Therapist.

floral squareShe is survived by daughter, Susana (Chad) Andrew of Greenbrier; grandchildren, Briana Faith Sullivan, Elijah Courage Sullivan, Joshua Victor Sullivan; sisters, Sabina Irusta Peralta of Brazil, Elizabeth Peralta Pabon of Bolivia and Teresa Peralta Pabon of Bolivia.

Pallbearers will be Chad Andrew, Elijah Sullivan, Joshua Sullivan, Doug Armontrout, Tony Estella and Gary Fisher.

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Obituary for Carolyn Gayle Moss

Carolyn Gayle MossCarolyn Gayle Moss, age 69 of Springfield, formerly of Hendersonville, passed away on Monday, June 5, 2017.

She is survived by her sister, Janie (Jim) Smith of Hendersonville; and brother, Ronnie (Sandra) Moss of Cottontown.

No services have been scheduled at this time.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Hendersonville, TN.

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Obituary for Julie Renee Cole

Julie Renee ColeAge 43 of White House passed away June 2, 2017 at her home. She was born September 21, 1973 in Nashville, TN to James and Peggy Dunning Wright.

She worked as a homemaker and loved spending time with her grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Peggy Dunning Wright; grandfather, Robert Dunning. She is survived by her husband, Craig Cole, White House, TN; daughter, Haley (Jeffery) Beal-Jones, Portland, TN; sons, Austin Cole, White House, TN and Trevor (Jordan) Cole, Cottontown, TN; father, James Wright, Jamestown, TN; grandmother, Estelle Dunning, Portland, TN; sisters, Lori (Bill) Eubank, Goodlettsville, TN and Amy (Tom) Viola, Smyrna, TN; father and mother-in-law, Randy and Patricia Cole, White House; 3 grandchildren, Cayden, Traylen and Talen Beal-Jones, all of Portland, TN.

floral squareFuneral service was held Sunday, June 4, 2017 at 3pm in the chapel of Austin & Bell Funeral Home in White House. Interment followed in White House Memorial Gardens with family and friends serving as pallbearers. Visitation was held Saturday, June 3, 2017 2-8pm and Sunday, June 4, 2017 12-3 pm at the funeral home.

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Obituary for George Travis Knox

George Travis KnoxGeorge Travis Knox, age 79, of Pleasant View, died Thursday, June 1, 2017 at TriStar Centennial at Ashland City. Funeral services were conducted at 4 o’clock pm on Tuesday, June 6th, 2017 in the chapel of Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Pleasant View with Brother Brandon Bell and Brother Terry Forrest officiating. Burial was held at Morris Cemetery in Pleasant View with Charles Balthrop, Laken Head, Gyle Head, Michael Bejma, Ricky Boyd, Harold Corlew, Malcolmb Norwood, and Patrick O’Neal serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers were Enrique Renteria, Jose Gomez, Juan Antonio Lopez and Juan Antonio Santiago.

Visitation with the family was held Monday 4-8:00PM and again on Tuesday from 1PM till the hour of service.

Mr. Knox was born February 14, 1938 in Cheatham County, Tennessee to the late James Leonard and Mattie Mae Blanchette Knox. He was a tobacco farmer, and a member the Oaklawn Free Will Baptist Church.

floral squareIn addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his brother Courtney Knox.
He is survived by his loving wife, Judy Shores Knox of Pleasant View; son, Scott (Dayna) Knox of Ashland City; daughter, Shelley Knox (Gyle) Head of Pleasant View; brothers, Ricky (Kathy) Knox and Gene Knox both of Pleasant View; and 3 grandchildren, Bethaney Knox (Malcolmb) Norwood, Laken Head and Ryley Knox.
Memorial contributions may be made to Oaklawn Free Will Baptist Church. Donations may be sent in care of Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Pleasant View.

Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Pleasant View assisted the family with these arrangements.

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Obituary for Mary Emmett

Mary EmmettMary Goodman Emmett, age 74, of Greenbrier, passed away Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at Alive Hospice Skyline – Madison Campus.

Funeral services were held Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 4pm in the chapel of the Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Springfield with Brother Gene Brown officiating. Following the service her remains were cremated. Visitation was held at the funeral home on Thursday from 1pm until the hour of service at 4pm.

Mrs. Emmett was born March 26, 1943 in Louisville, KY to the late Harry Joseph and Eskell May Webb Goodman. She worked at Yamakawa before retiring.

In addition to her parents Mrs. Emmett is preceded in death by her husband, Robert Emmett, Sr.; brother, Raymond Koons; sisters, Ruth Ferguson, Dorothy Sumner, Inice Morris and Laverne Boylan; grandson, Thomas Maynard; and great-grandchild, Riden Eric Maynard.

floral squareMrs. Emmett is survived by her son, Robert E. Emmett, Jr. of Greenbrier; daughters, Robin Marie (Joe) Starks of White House and Samantha Emmett of Greenbrier; grandchildren, Jimmy Joe Maynard, Josephine Emmett and Luther Cordell Maynard; and great-grandchildren, Anna Payge Grayce, Chevey Eric Maynard and Nathaniel Hayze Maynard.

Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Springfield is in charge of these arrangements.

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Obituary for Bernice Nichols

Bernice NicholsMary Bernice Nichols, age 92, of Pleasant View, died on Wednesday, May 31st, 2017 at Northcrest Medical Center in Springfield. Funeral services was held at 11 o’clock am, Saturday, June 3rd, 2017 at Good Springs Free Will Baptist Church with Bro. Randy Riggs officiating. Burial followed in Good Springs Cemetery with Chip Hoosier, Brett Nichols, Zachary Morris, Kenny Morris, Clay Harris, and Jimmy Farmer serving as pallbearers.

Visitation with the family was held Friday, June 2nd from 4-8:00PM at Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Pleasant View & again on Saturday from 10AM till the hour of service at the church.

Mrs. Nichols was born February 15, 1925 in Robertson County, Tennessee to the late Edward & Goldie Farmer. She was retired from Genesco and was a member of Good Springs Free Will Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her son, Michael Nichols; and brother, James R. Farmer.

floral squareShe is survived by her husband of 72 years, Ellis Nichols; daughter, Judy (Chuck) Hoosier of Pleasant View; daughter-in-law, Wanda Nichols of White House; sister-in-law, Mary Farmer Montgomery of Pleasant View; grandchildren, Michele (Kenny) Morris, Noelle (Clay) Harris, Chris (Toy) Nichols, Brett (Michele) Nichols, and Chip (Kori) Hoosier; and 7 great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to Good Springs FWB Church. All donations may be sent in care of Austin & Bell Funeral Home.

Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Pleasant View is in charge of these arrangements.

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