In Loving Memory: Obituaries Of The Week: April 4 – April 9, 2017
ROBERTSON COUNTY TENNESSEE: (Smokey Barn News)
Obituary for Vivianna Faye Wallace
Vivianna Faye Wallace, 2 month old daughter of Ashley Faye Wallace of Springfield, TN, died Sunday April 9, 2017 at North Crest Medical Center. Funeral services will be held on Saturday April 15, 2017 in the Oakhurst Chapel of the Robertson County Funeral Home with Pastor Sammy Rye officiating. Burial will follow in Springfield Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday morning from 9 am until 12 pm.
Vivianna was born February 16, 2017 in Nashville, TN to Ashley Faye Wallace of Springfield. She is also survived by her grandparents, Jerry Wallace of Springfield, Tina Haddad, Bill Bales and Julie Hammock all of Crescent City CA; great grandparents, Jim and Gayle Jager of Springfield and Gary Haddad of Crescent City, CA and her aunt and uncle, Brittany and Donovan Hamilton of Ashland City, TN.
Crystal “Pistol” Perez Evans, 38, of Springfield, died Sunday April 9, 2017. Funeral services will be conducted Friday April 14th at 1:00 p.m. in the Oakhurst Chapel of the Robertson County Funeral Home with Bro. David Dickens officiating.
Interment will follow in Bellwood Cemetery in Adams. The family will receive friends on Thursday from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and on Friday from 10:00 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.
Crystal was born August 17, 1978 in Gulf Port, MS. She had worked in retail sales and was of the Baptist faith. Crystal enjoyed spending time with her children and her family, and she loved reading and dancing. Crystal is survived by her husband: Josh Evans of Springfield, sons: Bailey Johnson and Garett Perez both of Springfield, daughters: Gracie Perez and Kyleigh Evans both of Springfield, father: Travis “Binky” Perez of Pascagoula, MS, mother: Christy Sorel of Biloxi, MS, brother: Travis Perez, Jr., of Alabama, sisters: Candace Perez Fullton of Springfield, Amber Perez of Biloxi, MS, and Chassity Perez of Alabama, grandmothers: Martha Sorel and Kathy Stone, nieces: Madison and Jordyn Rogers, Daycee, Callie, Terrin, and Braylen Fullton, Hannah and Tiffany Schools, Jordan and Jayden Evans, nephews: Bill Poley, Sammie Poley, and Dalton Cawthon.
Core Lee Savage Yearwood, 64, of Springfield, died Sunday April 9, 2017 at North Crest Medical Center. Her remains were cremated and a private graveside service will be conducted in the Springfield Memorial Gardens.
Mrs. Yearwood was born August 23, 1952 in Robertson County to the late Richard and Pauline Trauth Savage. She was a retired secretary from the Department of Human Services for the State of Tennessee.
Mrs. Yearwood attended Owens Chapel United Methodist Church. She loved crocheting, cross stitching, and Dalmatians.
Mrs. Yearwood is survived by her sister and brother-in-law: Kitty and Jim Miller of Springfield, niece: Courtney Miller Dickson and her husband Kyley of Knoxville, nephew: Christopher Miller of Springfield, and by several cousins.
Funeral services will be conducted Monday April 10th at 11:00 a.m. in the Oakhurst Chapel of the Robertson County Funeral Home. Interment will be at 3:00 p.m. on Monday in the Glasgow Municipal Cemetery in Glasgow, KY. The family will receive friends on Sunday from 1:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and on Monday from 9:00 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.
D.J. was born July 7, 1986 in Davidson County. He was a welder for Boilermakers Local 374, and was of the Baptist faith. D.J. loved being outdoors, riding four wheelers, and was a devoted family man. He was preceded in death by his father: Donald Lee Elmore, Sr. D.J. is survived by his wife: Joni Nicastro Elmore of Boonville, IN, his son: Alexander Lee Elmore of Boonville, IN, his daughter: Autumn Nicole Elmore of Boonville, IN, his mother: Donna Felts Elmore of Springfield, his sister: Brittany Elmore of Springfield, and by his grandparents: Charles and Mary Felts of Springfield.
Robert Wayne “Bubba” Phillips, 66, of Springfield, died Thursday April 6, 2017 at his home. His remains were cremated and no services are scheduled. His final resting place will be in Hopewell Cemetery.
Mr. Phillips was born April 15, 1950 in Montgomery County.
He was a retired truck driver and was of the Baptist faith. Mr. Phillips enjoyed hunting and fishing.
He was preceded in death by his father: Calvin Phillips, and by his brother: Larry Phillips. Mr. Phillips is survived by his wife: Lori Hudson Phillips, sons and daughters-in-law: Randy and Denise Phillips of White House, Joe and Emily Phillips of White House, daughter and son-in-law: Julie and Bill Norfleet of Cross Plains, mother: Georgia Randolph Phillips of Springfield, brother: Glenn Phillips of Orlinda, and by five grandchildren. Obituary provided by Robertson County Funeral Home.
Robert Eugene McDonell, Sr., age 83, of Greenbrier, passed away Sunday, April 9, 2017 at NorthCrest Medical Center in Springfield. Funeral services will be held Saturday, April 15, 2017 at 4pm at The Grove Church in Coopertown with Brother Matt Warren officiating. Burial will follow later this month at Westside District Cemetery in Taft, CA with family and friends serving as pallbearers. Visitation will be held at the Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Springfield on Friday, April 14, 2017 from 4-8pm and again on Saturday at the church from 2pm until the hour of service at 4pm.
Mr. McDonell was born September 27, 1933 in Wilkinsburg, PA to the late Arthur R. and Myrtle Wilkinson McDonell. He was a Rocket Scientist having worked for NASA and The Boeing Company and was a member of The Grove Church. Mr. McDonell was also a veteran, having served in the U.S. Army.
In addition to his parents Mr. McDonell is preceded in death by his wife, Betty Joyce Daniel McDonell; sisters, Martha McDonell Hester and Carol McDonell Cessna; brother, Arthur R. McDonell, Jr., daughters, Wanda McDonell Costello and Brenda McDonell Huffman; and his son, Robert McDonell, Jr.
Mr. McDonell is survived by his grandsons, Eric (Rachel) Wheat of New Orleans and Jason (Jen) Wheat of Greenbrier; and many loving nieces and nephews, all of whom will miss him very much.
Emmett Wayne Ogg, age 83, of Adams, passed away Friday, April 7, 2017 at NorthCrest Medical Center. Funeral Services will be held Tuesday, April 11, 2017 in the Chapel of Austin and Bell Funeral Home in Springfield at 11am with Brother John Maltais and Bobby Ogg, Jr. officiating. Burial will follow in the Elmwood Cemetery with Mark Bourne, Patrick Sisk, Donald Wayne Hobgood, Alec Wimmer, Rudy Farmer, Eddie Hobgood, Bobby Ogg III and Larry Keay serving as pallbearers. The family will receive friends on Monday, April 10, from 4pm-8pm and then again on Tuesday from 9am until the hour of service at 11am.
Mr. Ogg was born February 3, 1934 in Montgomery County to the late Emmett Pittman and Della Mitchell Ogg and was a farmer.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Ogg was preceded in death by his brother, Joe Willard Ogg. Mr. Ogg is survived by his brother, Bobby Ogg, SR., of Adams; sisters, Dorothy Nell Ogg of Goodlettsville, Marion Louise Ogg of Goodlettsville, Ludell Bourne of Adams and Patsy Ogg (John) Herron of Cedar Hill; and many loving nieces and nephews.
Age 47 of Springfield, TN passed away Monday, April 3, 2017 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He was born January 19, 1970 in Los Angeles County, California to Steven Bruce & Dolores Gutierrez Meisner, Sr. He worked in customer service in retail sales. He loved facebooking, especially facebooking live and has been referred to as a “social media king”. His friends and family remember his infectious laugh. He attended Covenant of the Cross Church in Madison, TN.
He is survived by his partner, Patrick Couch, Springfield, TN; mother, Dolores Juarez, Adelanto, California; brother, Shaun (Lily) Clarkson, San Bernrdino, California; sisters, Lisa (William) Segovia, Murrieta, California and Georgette Clarkson, Monrovia, California.
A Celebration of Life memorial service is scheduled for Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 12 noon at Covenant of the Cross Church in Madison with a potluck meal to follow the service. The service will be broadcast on their website at covenantofthecross.com Memorial contributions are requested to Covenant of the Cross Church 752 Madison Square Madison, TN 37115