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Obituary for Donna Baskin

Donna BaskinDonna Jean Walker Baskin, 75, of Springfield, died Friday February 3, 2017 at Centennial Medical Center. Graveside services will be conducted Wednesday February 8th at 2:00 p.m. in the Mt. Carmel Cemetery in Cross Plains with Dr. Bill Owen officiating. The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. until 1:15 p.m. at the Robertson County Funeral Home.

Mrs. Baskin was born August 21, 1941 in Davidson County to the late Willard Roneo and Donna Ray Gilliam Walker. She was the retired owner/operator of Baskin Body Shop and was a member of Mt. Carmel Baptist Church in Cross Plains. Mrs. Baskin floral squareenjoyed collecting antiques. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband: Jimmy Dell Baskin.

Mrs. Baskin is survived by her son: Tim Reasonover of Murfreesboro, her daughter: Terry Greer of Springfield, her sister: Faye Roney of Smyrna, three grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.

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Obituary for Richard Hoff

Richard HoffRichard Lance Hoff, 77, of Pleasant View, died Wednesday February 1, 2017 at Centennial Medical Center in Ashland City. Funeral services will be conducted Monday February 6th at 1:00 p.m. in the Oakhurst Chapel of the Robertson County Funeral Home with Dr. Milton Knox officiating. Interment will follow in Springfield Memorial Gardens with Michael Quick, Jerry Harbison, Daniel Gregory, Bill Duffey, Todd Van Cleve and Will Shearen serving as pallbearers. The family will receive friends on Sunday from 11:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. and on Monday from 10:00 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.

Mr. Hoff was born April 14, 1939 in Davidson County to the late Isaac Howard and Ruby Lindgard Hoff. He served in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam Era, and then graduated from MTSU. Mr. Hoff was a retired accountant with the State of Tennessee and was a member of First Baptist Church in Goodlettsville. He enjoyed hiking, gardening, reading, and sports. In addition to his parents, Mr. Hoff was preceded in death by his wife: Carol Knox Hoff, and by his brother: Howard Hoff.

floral squareMr. Hoff is survived by his sons and daughter-in-law: Lance Hoff of Pleasant View, Shea and Brandi Hoff of Shelbyville, grandchildren: Colin Ryan Hoff, Annaliese Hoff, and Sanne Hoff, brother: Donald Hoff of Smyrna, sister-in-law: Emma Jean Hoff of Smyrna

If so desired, the family request memorial contributions be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society.

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Obituary for Patsy Carolyn Lee

Patsy Carolyn LeePatsy Carolyn Bedwell Lee, 74, of Springfield, died Sunday January 29, 2017 at The Waters of Robertson. Her remains were cremated and a memorial service will be held on Saturday February 11th at 2:00 p.m. at the Greenbrier United Methodist Church.

Mrs. Lee was born January 9, 1943 in Robertson County to the late Walter and Annie Lucille Porter Bedwell. She worked in housekeeping at Morningside of Springfield and was a member of Greenbrier United Methodist Church. Mrs. Lee enjoyed spending time with her family and friends and she loved them dearly. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband: Lewis “Pete” Lee, and by her sister: Joan Nelson.

floral squareMrs. Lee is survived by her son and daughter-in-law: Ross and Ramona Bedwell of Springfield, sister and brother-in-law: Nancy and Robert Nicholson of Pleasant View, three grandchildren, four great grandchildren, one great great grandchild, several nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

Robertson County Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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Obituary for Raelynn Jones

Raelynn JonesRaelynn Neveah Jones, 2 day old daughter of Kimberlie Jones of Springfield, died Sunday January 29, 2017 at Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital in Nashville. Raelynn was born Friday January 27, 2017 in Springfield.

Graveside services were conducted Thursday February 2nd at 1:00 p.m. in the Springfield Memorial Gardens with Tim Harris officiating. Mark Jones and James Edgin served as pallbearers. The family received friends on Thursday from 10:00 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. at the Robertson County Funeral Home.

floral squareRaelynn is survived by her mother: Kimberlie Jones of Springfield, grandparents: Cheryl and Danny Cooksey of Springfield, Mark Jones of Springfield, great grandfather: Vestel Whitaker of White House, aunts and uncles: Tiffany Edgin, Melessia Seiber, Dana Holt, Crystal Steward, and Heather Holland, great aunt: Vicky Goolsby

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Obituary for Dora Myatt

Dora MyattDora Ann Myatt, age 74, of Joelton, died Saturday, February 4, 2017 at her home. Funeral services will be conducted at 4 o’clock pm, Monday, February 6th, at Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Pleasant View with Bro. Randy Riggs officiating. Burial will follow at a later date in Joelton Hills Memory Gardens.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday, February 6th, beginning at 2:00PM until the hour of service at 4:00PM.

Mrs. Myatt was born on October 27, 1942 in Nashville to the late Ross and Vinnie Dickerson Hale. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Billy Myatt; granddaughter, Stephanie Reeves; brother, Bubba Hale; life partner, Rex Lance; two nieces and one nephew.

floral squareSurvivors include her son, Kenneth Brady of Joelton; daughters, Patricia Raymond, Darlene (Archie) Duke, and Janice (Gary) Cook all of Joelton; sisters, Nellie (Larry) Shaw of Hermitage, Lorene Vanderford of Joelton, Clara Coleman of Ashland City. Edna (Jerry) Broadbent of Joelton; granddaughter, Jennifer (Ryan) Davis of Ashland City; great-grandchildren, Dylan & Taylor Medley, Hannah Reeves, Mallory Davis.

Austin & Bell Funeral Home In Pleasant View Is In Charge Of These Arrangements.

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Obituary for James “Tom” Jarrett

James "Tom" JarrettAge 90 of Goodlettsville passed away Friday, February 3, 2017 at his home. He was born January 15, 1927 in Nashville, TN to Bennie Jarrett. He proudly served his country during WWII in the US Navy. and worked as a truck driver for Roadway until his retirement. He loved his home and was the caretaker of the Dorris Cemetery for more than 40 years.

Preceded in death by parents; wife of 69-1/2 years, Margaret Jarrett; sisters, Maggie Lawrence and Juanita Taylor… Survived by daughter, Brenda (Terry) Lawrence; 3 grandchildren, Todd (Stacy) Escue, Brian (Cindy) Escue and Amanda (Erik) Anderson; 6 great-grandchildren, Zack, Ethan and Lacey Escue, Dawson Bragg, Isaiah and Zoe Anderson; sister, Fay Abusalem; several nieces and nephews.

floral squareFuneral service was held Saturday, February 4, 2017 at 11am in the chapel of Austin & Bell Funeral Home in White House with Pastor Steve Malone officiating., Interment followed in Dorris Cemetery on Flatt Ridge Road with family and friends serving as pallbearers. Visitation was held Friday, February 3, 2017 4-8PM and Saturday, February 4, 2017 10-11AM at the funeral home.

Austin & Bell Funeral Home In White House, Tn is in charge of arrangements.

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Obituary for Richard Scot Medsker

Richard Scot MedskerRichard Scot Medsker, age 56 of Hendersonville, passed away at his home in the early afternoon on Saturday, February 4, 2017. He was born in Indianapolis, IN on January 3, 1961. Richard was a devoted family man, a loving father, grandfather, brother and son. He loved doting on his only grandson, Silas. He enjoyed Hendersonville High School Commando Football while his sons were playing. He was a man of tremendous faith and he touched the lives of so many people.

He is preceded in death by his father, Robert Eugene Medsker. He is survived by his mother, Irene Francis Weis Medsker; sons, Scot Allen (Mandy) Medsker of Phoenix, AZ and Shaun Andrew (Amber) Medsker of Hendersonville; his daughter, Sarah (Chris) Haston of Nashville; his grandson, Silas Medsker; sisters, Debbi (Mark) Wurfel and Sandy (Dave) Crockett; brothers, Robert (Michelle) Medsker, Bill (Carol) Medsker, and Tim (Tammy) Medsker; and several nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of his Life began with visitation on Tuesday, February 7th , from 4 – 8 pm and again on Wednesday, February 8th from 10 – 11 am. Service to immediately followed with Rev. Aaron Allison officiating. Family served as floral squarepallbearers. All services were held at Austin & Bell Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Hendersonville. Interment followed in Beech Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to The Jimmy V Foundation athttps://www.jimmyv.org/ or Alive Hospice at 1718 Patterson Street, Nashville TN 37203.

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Obituary for Ricky Levon Chastain

Ricky Levon ChastainAge 48 of Hartsville, TN died February 2, 2017 at Tennova Healthcare Lebanon Hospital. He was born June 23, 1968 in Chicago, IL to Ollie D. & Maudie Lucille Estes Chastain. He is preceded in death by his parents; brother, Ollie D. “Sonny” Chastain, Jr.; sister, Linda J. McMillan; niece, Clara Ann Chastain. He is survived by daughters, Lindsay Erin (Chad) Kowalski and Kayla Renee Chastain; grandchildren, Tayler & Mattie Sue Kowalski and Braelyn & Kayson Chastain; sister,Vickie (Mike) Story; brother Michael William Chastain; 3 nieces, Stephanie (Brian) Lynch, Stacey (Andrew) Hopewell and Rhonda (David) McMillan Boger; 3 nephews, Sean Michael (Ashley) Chastain, David (Dolores) Chastain and Scott (Nicole) Chastain.

floral squareFuneral service is scheduled for Monday, February 6, 2017 at 2pm in the chapel of Austin & Bell Funeral Home in White House with Pastor Roger Elliott officiating. Interment will follow in Dorris Cemetery with family and friends serving as pallbearers.

Visitation is planned for Monday, February 6, 2017 10am-2pm at the funeral home. Remains Rest At Austin & Bell Funeral Home In White House, Tn.

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Obituary for Margaret Jarrett

 Margaret JarrettAge 89 of Goodlettsville passed away Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at her home. She was born July 20, 1927 in Cheatham County, TN to John & Nina Moore. She worked at Standard Candy Company for 47 years in the production line. She was a wonderful cook, loved spending time with her grandchildren, loved watching Little House on the Prairie and The Waltons and she loved to laugh. She was a member of Christ Worship Center.

She is preceded in death by her parents; 3 brothers, Russell, Harold & Glen Moore; 1 sister, Virginia Dickerson. She is survived by her husband of 69-1/2 years, James “Tom” Jarrett; daughter, Brenda (Terry) Lawrence; 3 grandchildren, Todd (Stacy) Escue, Brian (Cindy) Escue and Amanda (Erik) Anderson; 6 great-grandchildren, Zack, Ethan and Lacey Escue, Dawson Bragg, Isaiah and Zoe Anderson.

floral squareFuneral service was held Saturday, February 4, 2017 at 11am in the chapel of Austin & Bell Funeral Home In White House with Pastor Steve Malone officiating. Interment followed in Dorris Cemetery on Flat Ridge Road with family and friends serving as pallbearers.

Visitation was held Friday, February 3, 2017 4-8pm and Saturday, February 4, 2017 10-11am at the funeral home.  Austin & Bell Funeral Home In White House, Tn. is in charges of arrangements.

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Obituary for Don Malone Jr.

Don Malone Jr.Roy Donald “Don” Malone, Jr., passed away Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at his home. A Celebration of Life Service was held Friday, February 3, 2017 at 1pm at the Springfield First United Methodist Church with Reverend Jerry Wallace officiating. A Graveside service followed at 2:45pm in the Greenwood Cemetery in Clarksville with Jacob Malone, A.J. Malone, Warren Malone, Matt Bader, Adam Hoffman, Dave Humphries and Johnny Head serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers were The Jim Porter Sunday School Class, New Chapel Men’s Club, Tennessee Association of Agriculture Agents and Specialists and the former Robertson County Extension Office employees.

Visitation was held at the church in the Fellowship Hall Thursday, February 2, 2017 from 4-8pm and on Friday at the church from 12Noon until the hour of service.

Mr. Malone was born December 12, 1927 in Davidson County to the late Roy Donald and Flora Colley Malone. He graduated from the University of TN with a degree in Agriculture. After serving 2 years in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict he was discharged as a First Lieutenant. He continued his connection with the University as an Extension Agent for 38 years, 9 in Montgomery County and 29 in Robertson County. Mr. Malone loved his work and it showed in the pride and joy he took in his relationships with 4-H Club youth, farmers, co-workers and the University of Tennessee.

In addition to his work life Mr. Malone served his community in many ways: he was a long-time member of the Springfield First United Methodist Church, serving in a variety of areas; he served on the Board of Directors for Robertson County Farm Bureau; he served on the Advisory Board for PCA; he was a member of the New Chapel Men’s Club and coached in the Optimist Little League Baseball Program.

In addition to his parents Mr. Malone is preceded in death by his sisters, Nancy Malone Swegan and Eleanor Malone Maxwell. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Carrie Hadley Malone; sons, Roy Donald “Bud” (Beverly) Malone, III of Hohenwald floral squareand Wade Hadley (Tracey) Malone of Troy, TN; daughter, Elizabeth Malone (Jim) Carey of Kingsport; grandchildren, Megan Malone (Matt) Bader, Jacob (Samantha) Malone, Mattie Malone, A.J. Malone, Warren Malone, Betsy Carey (Adam) Hoffman, Katie Carey (Dave) Humphries; and 8 great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial contributions be made to Springfield First United Methodist Church or NorthCrest Hospice.

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

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Obituary for Juanita Davenport

Juanita DavenportJuanita Moss Davenport, age 75, of Springfield, passed away Monday, January 30, 2017 at her home.

Funeral services were held Friday, February 3, 2017 at 11am in the chapel of the Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Springfield with Brother David Davis officiating. Burial followed at EverRest of Cheatham with Mike Jones, Barry Moss, Joey Moss, Randall Mahan, Gary Bumgardner, Ed Flory, Michael Baldwin, Ross Givens and Billy Brown serving as pallbearers. Visitation was held at the funeral home on Thursday, February 2, 2017 from 4-8pm and again on Friday from 10am until the hour of service at 11am.

Mrs. Davenport was born June 15, 1941 in Primm Springs, TN to the late Joe Austin and Noy Alberta Oakley Moss. She worked as a hairdresser and was a member of the Springfield First Freewill Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents Mrs. Davenport is preceded in death by her brother, Calvin Perry Moss. She is survived by her husband, Jerry H. Davenport; son, Jerry Burton (Stefanie) Davenport of Spring Hill; sisters, Marie Pedigo of Smyrna, Elise (Harold) Givens and Wanda (Randall) Mahan, both of Leipers Fork, TN, and Carol Moss of floral squareFranklin, TN; and grandchildren, Katie Marie Davenport and Olivia Lynn Elizabeth Davenport.

In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial contributions be made to Alive Hospice.

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

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