In Loving Memory: Obituaries April 3, 2016
ROBERTSON COUNTY TENNESSEE: (Smokey Barn News) –
Obituary for Arna Sue Herndon
Arna Sue Herndon, 58, of Springfield, died Thursday March 31, 2016 at Alive Hospice Skyline Madison Campus. Graveside memorial services will be conducted Wednesday April 6th at 1:00 p.m. in the Elmwood Cemetery with Bro. Jon Briggs and Bro. Andy Ward officiating. The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the Robertson County Funeral Home.
Arna was born September 16, 1957 in Robertson County to Reba Bowling Herndon and the late Harvey C. Herndon, Jr. She had worked at Wal-Mart as a cashier and was a member of Mt. Denson Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Arna loved to travel, and was an avid U.T. Vols and TN Titans fan.
She is survived by her daughter: Lindsey (Douglas Thompson) Cox of Greenbrier, mother: Reba Herndon of Springfield, brother and sister-in-law: Randy and Freda Herndon of Springfield, grandson: Lucas Thompson, nephews: Grant and Ross Herndon, Fiancé: Robert Hutson of Portland. Robertson County Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Obituary for Rachel Johnson Summers Munday
Rachel Johnson Summers Munday, age 89 of Springfield, died Saturday, March 26, 2016 at NorthCrest Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, March 30, 2016 at 1:00 PM in the Oakhurst Chapel of Robertson County Funeral Home with Bro. Robby Ridgeway officiating. Interment followed in Springfield Memorial Gardens with Howard Owens, Shawn DeHaven, Nicholas Brindle, Jon Offutt, Geoff Nichols, and Blair Offutt serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers were NorthCrest Wound Care Center Employees and Employees of Morningside of Springfield. The family received friends at the funeral home Tuesday from 4 until 8 PM and Wednesday from 11 AM until the hour of service.
Mrs. Munday was born July 30, 1926 in Robertson County to the late John H. and Hettie Blanche Sawyers Johnson. She was a member of Grace Baptist Church and was a retired sales associate at Rena’s Dress Shop. She loved her grandchildren and great grandchildren and loved to cook, especially pecan pies, potato salad, and coconut cake. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husbands, Lewis Summers and William Guy “Buck” Munday; brothers, J.D. and Joe Burns Johnson; and sisters, Bessie Sue Johnson and Anna Owens.
She is survived by her daughter, Sandra Summers Nichols and husband Bill of Hendersonville; sisters, Ruth Johnson Offutt and husband Buddy of Springfield, Peggy Johnson Black of Goodlettsville, and Bobbie Johnson Shankle of Hendersonville; grandchildren, Geoff Nichols and wife Angela, Jennifer DeHaven and husband Shawn, and Julie Nichols and fiancé Nicholas Brindle; and great grandchildren, Sadie Nichols, Scarlett DeHaven, Harper Nichols, and Grayson DeHaven. Robertson County Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Obituary for George Lee Green
George Lee Green, age 38 of Adams died Friday March 25, 2016 at Skyline Madison Campus. Funeral services were held at 3 pm on Monday March 28, 2016 in the Oakhurst Chapel of the Robertson County Funeral Home with Bro. Buddy Rawls officiating. Burial followed in Bethlehem Cemetery with Brenda Carter, Linda Johnson, Bo Green, James Green, Lorne Green, Logan Green and Matthew Green serving as pallbearers. The family received friends at the funeral home on Monday from 10 am until the hour of service at 3 pm.
George was born January 31, 1978 in Robertson County, TN to the late Fred Green Sr. and Mary Ruth Osborne Green. He was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church and worked as a mechanic. He loved to talk on the telephone and especially loved his son.
He is survived by his wife, Rebecca Green of Adams; son, Anthony James Green of Adams; brothers, Fred “Bo” (Dwanna) Green of Adams, James Randall Green of Springfield, Lorne (Rose Ann) Green of Springfield; sisters, Brenda Green Carter of Springfield, Linda Green Johnson of Springfield and many nephews and nieces. Robertson County Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Obituary for Helen C. Walley
Helen Cain Walley, age 82, a lifelong resident of Anniston, Alabama passed away Friday, April 1, 2016 at White House Rehab & Health Care Center in White House, TN following a prolonged illness. She was born January 24, 1934 in Anniston, AL to William & Neola Albright Cain.
She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Dewey Edwin Walley, Sr.; brother, William Cain; sisters, Frances Felmet and Sue Walley. She is survived by son, Dewey Edwin Walley, Jr. and his wife Carol Holley Walley of Grecia, Costa Rica; daughter, Sonya Walley Tate and her husband Ronald Joe Tate of White House, TN; grandchildren, Dewey Edwin Walley, III of Boston, MA; Sarah Tate Stratton of Hendersonville, TN, Emily Cain Tate of White House, TN and Joseph Brian Bell Tate of White House, TN; brother, Harry Cain of Cumming, GA; several nieces and nephews.
In her early years, Helen worked hard alongside her family and helped care for her younger brother Harry. She attended Jacksonville High School and met her husband Dewey Edwin Walley, Sr. over a monopoly game hosted by her sister Sue, who was married to Dewey’s brother.
They married September of 1952 and then worked side by side to build Walley Clegg Company, where she served as treasurer. She enjoyed investing in the stock market and has been described as a savvy business woman who was ahead of the times with investing. She was passionate about Alabama football and a big supporter for over 60 years.
Visitation was held Sunday, April 3, 2016 from 1-2 pm at K.L. Brown Memory Chapel in Golden Springs, AL with service at 2pm. Entombment followed in Forestlawn Mausoleum in Golden Springs, AL. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions are requested to the Alzheimer’s Association. Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Springfield is in charge of these arrangements.
Obituary for R.T. Whitaker
R.T. Whitaker, age 86 of Ridgetop, TN passed away Friday, April 1, 2016 at Skyline Medical Center. Austin & Bell Funeral Home Greenbrier is in charge of arrangements. Visitation with the family will be 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm on Sunday, April 3, 2016 at Austin & Bell Greenbrier and 11:00 am until 2:00 pm on Monday, April 4, 2016 at the funeral Home. The funeral service will be at 2:00 pm on Monday, April 4, 2016 at Austin & Bell Greenbrier with Bro. Gary Dillard officiating. Burial will follow in Springfield Memorial Gardens.
Mr. Whitaker was born in NY on August 20, 1929. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Agnes Whitaker; sons, Chester Whitaker, Wayne Whitaker and grandson, Kenneth Whitaker.
He was employed at the Amoco Station in Greenbrier for many years after his retirement as a Driller in the pipeline construction business.
He is survived by son, Kenneth (Brenda) Whitaker; daughter, Elaine (Will) Hornberger; daughter-in-law, Gloria Whitaker; grandchildren, Cathy Rose, Chelenia Giardina, Tonya Wilmore, Christy Binkley, Jeffrey Whitaker, Tabitha Henley, Mindy Henley; 13 great-grandchildren and 5 great-great-grandchildren. Pallbearers will be Josh Dunavin, Michael Dunavin, Cody Dunavin, Will Hornberger, Sam Rider and Mindy Henley. Austin & Bell Funeral Home is in charge of these arrangements.
Obituary for Terry Lemmons
Terry Louis Lemmons, age 57, of Adams, passed away Thursday, March 31, 2016 at St. Thomas Midtown Hospital in Nashville. Funeral services will be held Monday, April 4, 2016 at 2pm in the chapel of the Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Springfield with Brother Jack Martin officiating. Burial will follow in the Bellwood Cemetery with family and friends serving as pallbearers. Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Sunday, April 3, 2016 from 2-8pm and on Monday from Noon until the hour of service at 2pm.
Mr. Lemmons was born August 18, 1958 in Springfield to the late Johnny and Dorothy Binkley Lemmons. He worked in the Shipping Department at Unarco.
Mr. Lemmons is survived by his wife, Vicki Heatherly Lemmons; sons, Chris (Rita Tolland) Lemmons and Alan (Caity Walker) Lemmons, both of Adams; brother, Ricky (Sharon) Lemmons of Springfield; sisters, Patricia (Jimmy) Thompson and Sherry Hester, both of Springfield; several nieces and nephews; and one grandchild on the way. Austin & Bell Funeral Home is in charge of these arrangements.
Obituary for Tony Heatherly, Sr.
Tony Gleen Heatherly, Sr., age 66, of Greenbrier, passed away Sunday, March 27, 2016 at his home. Funeral services were held Wednesday, March 30, 2016 at 2pm in the chapel of the Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Springfield with Brother George Wade officiating. Burial followed in the Mt. Sharon Cemetery with Chris Barksdale, Bobby Rutland, Joe Woodard, Danny Dugger, Jeff Beal and Rod Nicholson serving as pallbearers. Visitation was held at the funeral home on Tuesday, March 29, 2016 from 4-8pm and again on Wednesday from 10am until the hour of service at 2pm.
Mr. Heatherly was born February 5, 1950 in Springfield to the late Willard M. and Pearztie Powell Heatherly. He worked as a truck driver.
In addition to his parents Mr. Heatherly is preceded in death by his wife, Linda Heatherly and his grandson, Tyler Clark. He is survived by his son, Tony (Courtney) Heatherly, Jr. of Greenbrier; daughters, Rhonda (Jason) Ronnow of Greenbrier and Tonya Landry of Nashville; brother, Joe (Jerry Peak) Heatherly of Nashville; sister, Carolyn (George) Dugger of Joelton; and grandchildren, Kristin Heatherly, Miranda Ronnow, Kylie Ronnow and Hailee Ronnow.
The Heatherly family would like to thank Donzella Hogan, Alive Hospice and especially Rachel Simon for their loving care of Mr. Heatherly. Austin & Bell Funeral Home is in charge of these arrangements.
Obituary for Phyllis Marie Flatt
Phyllis Marie Flatt of Hendersonville, TN went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, March 26, 2016 at Alive Hospice, Madison Campus. Austin & Bell Greenbrier is in charge of arrangements.
Visitation was 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm on Tuesday, March 29, 2016 and 10:00 am to 11:00 am Wednesday, March 30, 2016 at Austin & Bell Greenbrier. The funeral service was held at 11:00 am on Wednesday, March 30, 2016 at Austin & Bell Greenbrier Chapel with Bro. Larry Flatt officiating.
Phyllis was born in Nashville, TN on March 19, 1934 to the late Ernest and Mary Webster. She was also preceded in death by a son, Ernest Michael Flatt; brother, Richard Glenn Webster; sisters, Louise Powell, and Edith Stricklin.
She was a Baptist and a homemaker. Families statement, “Our Mother has gone on to be with Jesus. We will miss her but she will always have that special place in our hearts forevermore”.
She is survived by sons, Ray Thomas Flatt, Jr., Gary Lynn Flatt, Steven Randall Flatt; daughter, Pamela Sue Flatt; sisters, Geneva (Monroe) Carroll, Mildred Jackson, Emily (Neil) Jackson; brothers, Earl Webster, Charles (Keiko) Webster, Jackie (Kay) Webster, Ernest Webster; grandchildren, Shea Flatt, Parker Flatt, Jimmy Wheeler, Timmy Brewer; great-grandchildren, Ashley Brewer and Logan Wheeler. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers. Austin & Bell Funeral Home is in charge of these arrangements.
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