In Loving Memory: Obituaries From November 24, 2017 – Dec 2, 2017
ROBERTSON COUNTY TENNESSEE: (Smokey Barn News)
Obituary for Billy Brown Adams
Billy Brown Adams, 77, of Springfield, died Thursday November 30, 2017 at Whitehaven Assisted Living in Adams. Mr. Adams remains were cremated and no services were held.
Mr. Adams was born November 15, 1941 in Robertson County to the late Bailey Brown and Annie Lou Gezley Adams. He had worked for State Industries in Ashland City and was a member of North Springfield Baptist Church.
Mr. Adams is survived by his son and daughter-in-law: Billy Glenn and Marie Adams of Adairville, KY, daughter: Heather (BJ Traughber) Plunk of Adams, sisters: Peggy Gillotti of Adams and Betty Gamble of Cedar Hill, three grandchildren.
Andrew B. Jones, Jr. of Adams TN, died Thursday November 30, 2017 at North Crest Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 2 pm on Tuesday December 5, 2017 at the Cedar Hill United Methodist Church with Dr. Tommy Crunk and Rev. Eric Limbo officiating. Burial will follow in Carr Cemetery, Adams TN, on the family farm, Normandy. Pallbearers will be Jeff Justice, Andrew Jones, Christopher Jones, Matt Gibson, Clint Russell, Josh Jones, Mitchell Jackson and Ralph Dean. The family will receive friends at the Robertson County Funeral Home on Monday, December 4th from 4 pm until 8 pm and again on Tuesday from 12 noon until the 2 pm service time at the church.
Mr. Jones was born June 21, 1930 in St. Louis, MO to the late Dr. Andrew Jones and Ethel Patton Jones. He was a member of the Cedar Hill UMC where he served as church treasurer and a Sunday School teacher, and was a lifelong farmer. Andy received his bachelor’s degree in Animal Husbandry from the University of Missouri. After graduation he was commissioned as a First Lieutenant in the United States Air Force. On completion of his military service he entered Mississippi State University where he received his Masters of science in Animal Husbandry. He once served as Chairman of the Tennessee Agricultural Stabilization Conservation Service Committee and was appointed Director of the Division of Dairies for the Tennessee Department of Agriculture. He was most proud of serving on the Robertson County Board of Education School Board and was once chairman of the Robertson County Republican Party.
Surviving him are his wife of 64 years, Norma Lathrop Jones of Adams, daughters and son-in-law, Jennie Jones Justice and Jeff of Cedar Hill, TN; Laura Jones Gibson of Johns Creek GA; son, Andrew B. Jones III of Adamsville, TN; grandchildren, Matthew (Kelsey) Gibson, Sarah Gibson, Julie Justice (Clint) Russell, Ann Justice (Josh) Jones and Christopher Andrew Jones and great granddaughter, Morgan Lynn Russell.
The family request if so desired memorial donations may be made in Mr. Jones memory to the Cedar Hill UMC.
Mary Beatrice Freeman Sneed, 81, of Hendersonville, died Monday November 27, 2017 at her home. Graveside services were conducted Friday December 1st at 2:00 p.m. in the Bellwood Cemetery in Adams. Pallbearers were Lee Townsend, Ryan Clark, Kenneth Weems, Ryan Mickle, Greg Porter, Blake Alsup, Eric Egli, and Jr. Mitchell. There was no visitation prior to the graveside service.
Mrs. Sneed was born January 25, 1936 in Sand Mountain, AL to the late John L. and Julie Kenemore Freeman. She was a homemaker and a member of Beacon Baptist Church. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Sneed was preceded in death by her husband: James Robert Sneed. She is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law: Sherry and Lee Townsend of Douglasville, GA, Reginia Sneed of Hendersonville, Jamie and Roy Helton of Murray, KY, Sharon Clark of Antioch, her brother: Jimmy Freeman of Crooked River Ranch, OR, eleven grandchildren, twenty-three great grandchildren, and several great great grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Mary Sneed Memorial Fund
Linda Green, age 66 of Cedar Hill, died Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at NHC Healthcare in Springfield. Her remains were cremated and a visitation is planned for Tuesday, December 5, 2017 from 5 until 8 PM at Robertson County Funeral Home.
Mrs. Green was born May 21, 1951 in Robertson County to the late Robert Eugene and Lillie Frey Daniels. She was a member of Springfield Church of the Nazarene and worked in the bakery department at Wal-Mart.
She is survived by her husband, Jimmy Green of Cedar Hill; son, Jimmie Ray Evans of Cedar Hill; daughter, Tracey Craddock and husband, Daniel of Lebanon; brothers, Roger Daniels of Springfield and Ronnie Daniels of Bowling Green, KY; and grandchildren, Jimmie Ray Evans III and wife Oakley and Brea Craddock.
Billy Gene Lindsey, 87, of Springfield, died Sunday November 26, 2017 at the home of his son in Russellville, KY. Funeral services were conducted Thursday November 30th at 12 noon in the Oakhurst Chapel of the Robertson County Funeral Home with Dr. Frank Gagliano officiating. Interment followed in Springfield Memorial Gardens with Matthew, Micah, Charles, Jason, and Mark Lindsey, Jr., Brandon Draughon and John Lemonis serving as pallbearers. The family received friends on Wednesday from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and on Thursday from 10:00 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.
Mr. Lindsey was born October 13, 1930 in Jackson, TN to the late William “W.E.” and Gradie Wilkins Lindsey. He was the owner and operator of Family Home Furnishing’s in Springfield. Mr. Lindsey was a member of South Haven Baptist Church, where he taught Sunday School. He enjoyed golfing and spending time with his family. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son: Billy Michael Lindsey.
Mr. Lindsey is survived by his wife of 69 years: Dorothy Sadler Lindsey of Springfield, sons and daughter-in-law: Mark and Patty Lindsey of Russellville, KY, Mitch Lindsey of Springfield, brother: Bob Lindsey of Jackson, sisters: Larue Dorris and Joyce Holland both of Jackson, June McDaniels of Ft. Worth, TX, eight grandchildren and seven great grandchildren
(NEW DATE AND TIME) Lois Ann Eidson Elliott, age 79 of Adairville, KY, died Sunday November 26, 2017 at the Hartsville Convalescence Center in Hartsville, TN. Funeral services will be held on Monday December 4, 2017 at 1 pm at the Living Word Church in Adairville KY. Burial will follow in the Lights Chapel Cemetery in Greenbrier TN. The family will receive friends on Monday from 10 am until the hour of service at 1 pm.
Mrs. Elliott was born July 24, 1938 in Robertson County TN to the late Odis Bryan and Velma Lamb Eidson. She was a member of the Living Word Church and was a retired medical assistant. She and her husband loved going to yard sales, often leaving at 5 am on Friday morning and then having breakfast.
Surviving her are her husband, Jerry Dotson Elliott of Adairville, KY; son, Buford Douglas Haley Jr. of Pikeville, TN; daughter, Tammy Ann Holliman of Nashville, TN; grandchildren, Kara Hester, Jerry Smith, John Smith, Holley Dowell and great grandchildren, Adam Pedigo, Alonzo Smoote Jr, Wesley Hayes and Lidia Hayes. The family request in lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Lois Elliott memorial fund. All contributions may be made to and sent in care of the Robertson County Funeral Home.
Cary Estelle Ward Hughes, 81, of Springfield, died Sunday November 26, 2017 at White House Health Care Center. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday November 29th at 12 noon in the Oakhurst Chapel of the Robertson County Funeral Home with Pastor Mike Proctor and Pastor Dylan Proctor officiating. Interment followed in Springfield Memorial Gardens with Jordan Hughes, Justin Hughes, Logan Hughes, Peyton Hughes, George Ray Fox, Matthew Baker, and Jay Sloan serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers were the staff of White House Health Care Center. The family received friends on Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.
Mrs. Hughes was born March 16, 1936 in Robertson County to the late James Elmore and Sallie Belle Morris Ward. She was a homemaker, and did child care in her home. Mrs. Hughes was a member of Center Point Baptist Church. She loved watching the Tennessee Titans play football, and spending time with her children and grandchildren. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sisters: Anita Belle Ward and Peggy June Ward.
Mrs. Hughes is survived by her sons and daughter-in-law: Randy Hughes of Springfield, Mike and Heather Hughes of Iron Station, NC, daughter and son-in-law: Lisa and George Ray Fox of Springfield, brothers and sister-in-law: Ottis and Louise Ward of Allensville, KY, Loy Ward of Springfield, sisters and brother-in-law: Mary Gragg of Springfield, Ann and Jerry Sloan of Springfield, Patsy Sloan of Springfield, seven grandchildren and four great grandchildren.
William Thomas Shores, 76, of the Owens Chapel community in Springfield, died Saturday November 25, 2017 at Skyline Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday November 29th at 2:30 p.m. in the Oakhurst Chapel of the Robertson County Funeral Home with Reverend Alvin Krantz officiating. Interment followed in the Owens Chapel Cemetery with family and friends serving as pallbearers. The family received friends on Tuesday from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and on Wednesday from 12 noon until service time at the funeral home.
Mr. Shores was born April 24, 1941 in Cheatham County to the late William Blake and Mary Simpkins Shores. He was a retired heavy equipment operator and was of the Baptist faith. Mr. Shores enjoyed gardening and NASCAR. In the 1960’s he raced with NASCAR in Nashville. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his siblings: Anderson Shores, Phinas Shores, Helen Ellis, Beverly Ledbetter, and Barbara Sue Cole, and by his step grandchild: Caleb Marlar.
Mr. Shores is survived by his wife: Donna Mantlow Shores of Springfield, son and daughter-in-law: Thomas Chadwick and Virginia Shores of Carriere, Miss., daughter and son-in-law: Jana and Alvin Krantz of White House, step-children: Lee Collins of Springfield, Phillip Collins of Antioch, Sherry (Josh) Baldwin of Scottsville, KY, April (Davy) Marlar of Springfield, brothers: Roy Shores of Illinios, Leonard Shores of Clarksville, Donnie Shores of Henrietta, sister: Dorothy Shores of Clarksville, 10 grandchildren, 8 step grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren, and 1 step great grandchild.
Claude Gene Barbee, 85, of Springfield, died Saturday November 25, 2017 at Springfield Heights Assisted Living. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday November 28th at 2:00 p.m. in the Oakhurst Chapel of the Robertson County Funeral Home with Brother Joe Rushing and Brother Barry Thorneberry officiating. Interment followed in Elmwood Cemetery with Trey Barbee, Todd Barbee, Justin Robertson, Conald Wayne Robertson, Jr., Lester Barbee, Bob Barbee, and Jeff Barbee serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers were Joe Mason and Angel Starks. The family received friends on Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.
Mr. Barbee was born December 15, 1931 in Robertson County to the late Claude Anderson and Ailene Elmore Barbee. He was a retired farmer and owner/operator of Barbee Implement Company. Many people are familiar with the “tractor on the pole” at Hwy 431 N in Springfield, which was placed there by Mr. Barbee. He was a member of the Main Street Church of Christ, where he served as a deacon for many years.
Mr. Barbee was a former president of the Robertson County PTA, and his favorite hobby was flying his airplane.
Mr Barbee learned to fly years ago and loved it but health and vision problems grounded him. Back in July while residing at Morningside of Springfield, he became the recipient of “Second Wind Dreams”
Pilot Chris Ferraraccio with Wingnuts Aviation/Robertson County Airport heard about Mr’s Barbee’s dream to fly again and he gladly offered to take him up for a tour over Springfield. Chris showed up at Morningside and asked Mr. Barbee if he wanted to “go for a ride.” Without hesitation, Mr. Barbee said; “I sure would!”
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his siblings: Nona Faye Burns, Harold Anderson, Wilber, Wayne, and James Austin Barbee.
Mr. Barbee is survived by his wife of 66 years: Elsie Gardner Barbee of Springfield, sons and daughters: C.G. and Wynne Ann Barbee of Springfield, Andrew Clark and Jeannie Barbee of Charleston, SC, daughter: Ava Thompson of Springfield, grandchildren: Trey Barbee, Angel Starks, Todd Barbee, Conald Wayne Robertson, Jr., and Justin Lee Robertson, step-grandchild: Caroline Paterson, and six great grandchildren
If so desired, memorial contributions may be made to the World Bible School
“Andy”-Age 60 of White House, TN passed away Wednesday, November 29, 2017 in Waverly, TN. He was born April 17, 1957 in St. Stephens, New Brunswick Canada to Maurice and Marilyn Corbett Polk. He proudly served his country for 9 years in the United States Air Force. He worked as a welder in the Air Force and also for BIW after leaving the service. He was a member of American Legion Post #45 in Greenbrier, TN and was a past Commander. He loved, hunting, fishing, playing guitar and most of all just hanging out with his grandson. He loved the outdoors and he was very quick to help anyone in need. He was of the Pentecostal Faith.
He is preceded in death by his father; grandparents, Kenneth and Elsie Polk and Mr. and Mrs. Corbett. He is survived by his wife of 38 years, Patricia Henry Polk; son, Brandon Jeffery Polk; daughter, Christina Ann Polk, all of White House, TN; mother, Marilyn Polk, Woodland, Maine; 4 grandchildren, Logan Andrew Polk, Audric Aiden Polk, Saige Clarise Polk and Kaci Le Ann Bourgett; brothers, Philip (Cindy Polk, Princeton, Maine, Michael Polk, Woodland, Maine and Maurice “Bub” (Addy Lincoln) Polk, Baring, Maine; sisters, Carmen (George) Small, Red Beach, Maine, Lorrie Johnson, Woodland, Maine and Shelly Childress, Maine; great aunt, Agnes Drost, Presque Isle, Maine.
A memorial service will be planned at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to help them with funeral expenses.
Marion “Ray” Allen, Sr., age 83, of Pleasant View, died Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at The Waters of Cheatham. Funeral services were conducted at 1 o’clock pm, Friday, December 1st, at Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Pleasant View with Joshua Garza, and Max Vick officiating.
Burial will follow in EverRest of Cheatham with Dan Reigle, Steven Reigle, Joshua Garza, Danny Holder, Doug Miller, Max Vick, and Lee Hunter serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers are Bobby Lee, Butch Stokes, George Ferguson, Harry Anderson, Grant Gibbs, Donnie E. Jones, Joe Bedner and the members of Local UAW 737.
The family received friends at the funeral home on Thursday, November 30th, from 4:00-8:00PM and again on Friday beginning at 10:00AM until the hour of service.
Mr. Allen was born January 18, 1934 in Nashville, Tennessee to the late Braxton and Clara Inglis Allen. He was a retired inspector with Ford Nashville Glass Plant. He also served in the United States Navy and was a veteran of the Korean War; and was a member of the Ashland City Church of Christ.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his son, Ray Allen, Jr.; and brother, Gene Allen.
Survivors include his wife, Joyce Allen; daughters, Tina (Dan) Reigle of Ashland City, and Connie Lynn Allen of Goodlettsville; brother, George Braxton (Louise) Allen, Sr. of Spring City, TN; grandchildren, Steven (Brittnye) Reigle, Stacy Reigle, and Joshua Richard (Amanda) Garza; great-grandchildren, Austin Steven Reigle, Blakely Grace Reigle, Gabriel Dean Garza, (and two on the way).
If so desired, memorial contributions may be made to Caris Hospice, 2308A Memorial Blvd., Springfield, TN 37172
Age 71 passed away Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at Centennial Medical Center. She was born July 27, 1946 in Nashville, TN to Sam Borum & Etta Estelle Roberts Bess. She worked as a first grade teacher for 45 years at Bellshire Elementary School in Nashville, where she loved teaching. She is preceded in death by her parents. She is survived by her husband of 49-1/2 years, W.C. “Bud” Sanders, Jr.: son, W.C. “Bo” Sanders, III (Erin), both of Portland, TN; sister, Carolyn Bess, Hendersonville, TN; 2 grandchildren, LeighAnn Sanders and Cash Sanders.
Funeral service is scheduled for Monday, December 4, 2017 in the chapel of Austin & Bell Funeral Home in White House with Bro. Jack Martin and Bro. Byron Gibbs officiating. Interment will follow in Historic Spring Hill Cemetery with family and friends serving as pallbearers. Visitation is planned for Sunday, December 3, 2017 5-8pm and Monday, December 4, 2017 11am-1pm at the funeral home.
Jerry Lee Dickens, age 66 of Ridgetop passed away Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at Centennial Medical Center.
The family received friends on Saturday, December 2, 2017 from 4pm to 8pm and on Sunday, December 3, 2017 from 12pm to 2pm. The funeral service will be at 2pm on Sunday at Austin & Bell Funeral Home Greenbrier with Rev. Mark Carroll officiating. Burial will follow in Greenbrier Cemetery.
Jerry was born in Springfield, TN on May 16, 1951 to the late Gale C. and Ruby Birdwell Dickens. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Roy Nell Crutcher. He was a member of Ridgetop Baptist Church and retired from GAF Corporation.
He is survived by his wife, Wanda Edgin Dickens; son, Jason (Amber) Dickens; daughter, Christy (Donnie) Whitt; sister, Martha (Ronnie) Travis and Grandchildren, Cody Dickens and Jaycee Dickens.
Brian Pofahl, Jeffrey Pofahl, Taylor Pofahl, Chris Hollingsworth, Chris Hornbuckle and Scotty Gardner will serve as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be Ray Crawford, Kenneth Cooksey, Gary Hunter, Cody Dickens, Gene Slider, Dale Pofahl and Frank Heddings.
Age 75 of Madison, TN passed away Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at Skyline Medical Center. She was born May 14, 1942 in Nashville, TN to Robert & Willie Mae Collins Wright. She worked in Business Administration for Cigna before her retirement. She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Harold Gene Lawson; son, Nicholas Lawson. She is survived by her son, Kenneth (Monica Noble-Lawson) Lawson, Chicago, IL; daughter, Gracie (Anne Patterson) Lawson, Orlando, FL; daughter-in-law, Kari Monahan, Cape Cod, Massachusetts; brothers, Larry (Vicki) Jones and Joe Jones, both of Nashville, TN; sister, Linda Baker, Hendersonville, TN; sister-in-law, Sue (Michael) McCratic, Arnold, CA; 3 grandchildren, Will Deagan-Rinali, Michaela Noble-Lawson & Jacob Noble-Lawson.
She loved watching Steve Harvey and Family Feud and was an avid Merle Haggard fan. She was a member of Mt. Carmel Baptist Church, where she attended until her health prevented her from attending services regularly.
Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday, December 2, 2017 in the chapel of Austin & Bell Funeral Home in White House with Bro. Ashley Mofield officiating. Interment will follow in Mt. Carmel Cemetery with family and friends serving as pallbearers. Visitation is planned for Saturday, December 2, 2017 10am-2pm at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Paralyzed Veterans.
December 3 Annual Holiday Memories Memorial Service at the RC Funeral Home
The Robertson County Funeral Home would like to invite all of you to attend our annual “Holiday Memories Memorial Service”. It will be this Sunday, December 3, 2017, at 1:30 p.m. in the chapel of our funeral home. Come and join with us as we all “Remember Together”
Obituary for Margaret Allen
Margaret Stokes Allen, age 84, of Cedar Hill, died Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville. Funeral services will be held Saturday, December 2, 2017 at 11am in the chapel of the Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Springfield with Dr. James Dean, Dr. Jerry Oakley and Brother Martin Babb officiating. Burial will follow in the Bellwood Cemetery with Eddie Hobgood, Donald Wayne Hobgood, John Edwards, Chuck Allen, Bob Barbee, Anson Woodall, Kenneth White, Bobby Richards and Kevin Ashabraner serving as pallbearers. Mr. James Floyd will be an Honorary Pallbearer.
Visitation was held at the funeral home on Friday, December 1, 2017 from 4-8pm and again on Saturday from 10am until the hour of service at 11am.
Mrs. Allen was born April 11, 1933 in Hopkinsville, KY to the late Herman and Faye Harris Stokes. She was a teacher at Springfield Baptist Preschool for 32 years and was also an active member there. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother and was always happy and jolly.
In addition to her parents Mrs. Allen is preceded in death by her husband, Robert Newman Allen; son, Boyce Allen; daughter, Rebecca Allen; three brothers; and three sisters. She is survived by her daughter-in-law, Kim Barbee Allen of Cedar Hill; granddaughters, Amy (John) Edwards of Springfield, Erin Allen, Anna Allen and Allison Allen, all of Cedar Hill; and great-grandchildren, Autumn Edwards and Ryman Edwards.
Johnnie Edmonds, age 96, passed away peacefully at her residence on Nov. 28, 2017. A graveside service was held Friday, Dec. 1, 2017, 1:00pm at Akins Cemetery, Winesap, TN.
She was born in Eastland, TN on Nov. 16, 1921, the daughter of the late John Owen Edmonds and the late Lucy Novella Broom Edmonds. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by brothers, Dexter & Billy Edmonds; sisters, Reva Johnson, Pauline Austin & Bernice Seagraves. She is survived by loving sister, Naomi Dickens and many loving nieces and nephews.
When she was young she worked at Boeing Aircraft as a riveter. She enjoyed attending Highland Chapel Church. For many years she loved going camping at Buchanan Resort on Kentucky Lake.
Eloisa Fisher, age 73, of Cedar Hill, died Sunday, November 26, 2017 at NorthCrest Medical Center. Funeral services will be held Thursday, November 30, 2017 at 1pm in the chapel of the Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Springfield with Brother David Price and Brother Paul Edwards officiating. Burial will follow in the Springfield Memorial Gardens with Michael Borella, Matthew Borella, Douglas Harp, Stephen Fisher, Christopher Fisher, Julian Zuniga, Kolton Kilgore and David Marriet serving as pallbearers.
Visitation was held at the funeral home on Wednesday, November 29, 2017 from 4-8pm and again on Thursday from 9am until the hour of service.
Mrs. Fisher was born December 22, 1943 in Goliad County, TX to the late Reyez Mendoza and Elia Montez Mendoza. She was the Supervisor of Housekeeping at Bordeaux Hospital and was a member of the Pleasant View United Methodist Church.
In addition to her parents Mrs. Fisher is preceded in death by her husband, George Fisher; sisters, Eva Cumpian and Lydia Gutierrez; and brother, Reyes Mendoza. Mrs. Fisher is survived by her son, Johnny Fisher of Madison; daughters, Margarita (Karl) Vanlandingham of Pleasant View, Elisa (Karl) Hix of Cedar Hill, Mary (Donald) Harp of Cedar Hill and Yolanda Kay Dye of Warren County, KY; brothers, Jose Mendoza and Antonio Mendoza, both of TX; sisters, Margarita Vidrio, Josephina Lopez and Herminia Kimble, all of TX; 15 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren.
Age 85 of White House passed away Saturday, November 25, 2017 at White House Health Care. He was born August 10, 1932 in Strawberry Plains, TN to Johnny Andrew and Nancy Elizabeth Stipes Childress. He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Steven Roy Childress. He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Christena Kripetz Childress; daughter, Robin Denise (Jerry Lee) Milliken, both of White House, TN; sister, Martha Sue Miller, Trotwood, Ohio; 2 grandchildren, Lynette Milliken and Jerry Steven Childress.
Mr. Childress had a long and distinguished career in the United States Air Force. He was awarded the Air Medal twice for accomplishing important missions under extremely hazardous conditions. The Air Force Commendation Medal was awarded for meritorious achievement in preventing the loss of a C-130 aircraft on Easter Island due to a soft sod strip landing that caused the aircraft to sink on one side. The second Air Medal was awarded for successfully completing 35 extremely hazardous combat missions in Southeast Asia. Mr. Childress served this country during the Korean conflict, and in France during the “Cold War” and then during Vietnam until his retirement on July 1, 1972.
Funeral service was held Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at 2pm in the chapel of Austin & Bell Funeral Home in White House with Rev. Jason Malham officiating. Interment followed in White House Memorial Gardens with full military honors. Visitation was held Tuesday, November 28, 2017 4-8pm and Wednesday 10am-2pm at the funeral home.
Cynthia Elizabeth Heine, age 65, of Pleasant View, died Saturday, November 25, 2017 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.
A memorial service was conducted at 6 o’clock pm, Friday, December 1st, at Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Pleasant View with Bro. Mark Stone officiating.
The family received friends on Friday, December 1st, beginning at 4:00PM until the hour of service at 6:00PM.
Cynthia was born February 7, 1952 in Shawneetown, IL, the daughter of the late Jacob and Eula Mae Head Berlin. She was a retired customer service representative in the banking and insurance industries, and was a member of the Emmanuel United Methodist Church in Shawneetown, IL.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by a brother, Gene Berlin; and sister, Joyce Berlin.
Survivors include a daughter, Shawn Heine (Leonard Porter) of Pleasant View; sons, Jon (Angela) Heine, and Tobias (Deanna) Heine, both of Ashland City, and James Heine of Pleasant View; brothers, George (Laverta) Berlin, Carol (Linda) Berlin, Jeff (Vanessa) Berlin, and John (Ruby) Berlin, all of Shawneetown, IL; sisters, Belinda Berlin of Shawneetown, IL, and Jean Ann (Gary) Smith of Harrisburg, IL; grandchildren, Mason Nicholson, Dylan & Abby Heine, Alex & Madison Heine, Aidan & Chaun Heine, and Aaron Justice.
Howard “Wayne” Binkley, age 82, of Joelton, died Friday, November 24, 2017 at The Waters of Cheatham.
A graveside service was conducted at 11 o’clock am, Monday, November 27th, at New Hope Cemetery with Bro. Corey Minter officiating. There was no visitation prior to the graveside service.
Mr. Wayne Binkley was born January 31, 1935 in Ashland City, Tennessee to the late Odell and Elsie Perry Binkley. He was a retired owner of a building supplies company and was a member of New Hope Free Will Baptist Church.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife, Jeanne Raymer Binkley; son, Troy Binkley; brothers, Charlie Binkley and Gordon Binkley.
Survivors include his son and daughter-in-law, Jeffrey & Paula Binkley of Chapmansboro; and sister, Faye Patey of Ashland City.
If so desired, memorial contributions may be made to New Hope Free Will Baptist Church. All donations may be sent in care of Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Pleasant View.