In Loving Memory: Obituaries From April 18, 2018 – April 24, 2018
ROBERTSON COUNTY TENNESSEE: (Smokey Barn News)
Obituary for Stanley England
Stanley England, age 76 of Springfield, died Friday, April 21, 2017 at his home. Funeral services will be conducted in the Oakhurst Chapel of Robertson County Funeral Home Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 2:00 PM with Tim Harris officiating. Burial will follow in Springfield Memorial Gardens with Mike Belt, Bruce Traughber, Steve “Tall Pine” Stubblefield, Eric Pulley, Paul White, and Gary Robinson serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be Wayne Leding, Tyler Leding, Greg Tapley, Nickie Scott, John Michael Head, Clay Head, Ronnie Eden, Andy Mason, Anthony Morris, Gene Morris, Jimmy Hart, Nolan Blick, William Head, Dwight Reed, Mark Calvert, Tony Fyke, Galloway Harper, Jason Harper, Darren Hallman, Patrick Reed, Walt Scruggs, Ronnie Scott, John White, Mike Byrum, and Jackie Campbell. 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. England was born December 16, 1940 in Robertson County to the late Rayburn Stanley and Louise Traughber England.
He was a member of Oak Grove Baptist and was a retired truck driver. He enjoyed farming, truck driving, and visiting with his neighbors. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Jamie Fyke England, and a sister, Joyce Belt.
He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Judy M. England of Springfield, son, Michael England and companion, Kristy White of Springfield; daughters, Judith Leding and husband Wayne of Springfield and Shelia Scott and husband Nickie of Adairville, KY; sister, Annetta Scott of Melbourne, FL; and grandchildren, John Michael Head, Casey Head, Mackenzie Leding, Tyler Leding, and Mckayla England.
The family request, if so desired, for memorial contributions to be made to the American Cancer Society. All donations can be sent c/o Robertson County Funeral Home.
Tracey Rimington, 54, of Springfield, died Monday, April 23, 2018 at NorthCrest Medical Center. A graveside service will be conducted on Saturday, April 28, 2018 at 10:00 AM in Oakland Cemetery. The family will visit with friends after the graveside service..
Ms. Rimington was born on April 20, 1964 in Nashville, TN to the late Harold and Gloria Evelyn Davenport Spicer. Tracey loved her pets, flowers, and cooking.
She is survived by her life partner; Donnie Haneline of Springfield, brother; Harold “Bubba” Spicer of Springfield, sister and brother-in-law; Gloria and Charles Lassiter, Niece; Kesha West, Nephew, Logan Lassiter, and great nieces and nephew; Caden Anderson, Makenzie West, and Kaley West.
Valarie Darlene Mitchell, age 55, of Greenbrier, TN, died Sunday April 22, 2018 at North Crest Medical Center. Memorial services will be held at 3 pm on Saturday April 28, 2018 in the Oakhurst Chapel of the Robertson County Funeral Home. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday beginning at 1 pm until the hour of service at 3.
Valarie was born September 18, 1962 in Hamilton, Alabama to JoAnn Montgomery McCommon and the late Doug McCommon. She was a homemaker who cherished spending time with her granddaughter. She had a love of nature and especially bird watching.
Mrs. Mitchell is survived by her mother, JoAnn McCommon of Greenbrier; husband, Greg Mitchell of Greenbrier; son, Jamie Fisher of Greenbrier; granddaughter, Katelynn Fisher of Greenbrier and sister and brother-in-law, Shireen and Lanny Dean of Springfield. The family request if so desired memorial donations may be made in Valarie’s memory to an animal shelter of your choice.
Juanita Stewart McPeak, age 86 of Springfield, TN died Thursday April 19, 2018 at NHC in Springfield.
A Celebration of Life was held at 2 pm on Sunday April 22, 2018 in the Oakhurst Chapel of the Robertson County Funeral Home with Rev. Ed Coy officiating. Burial followed in Springfield Memorial Gardens. David T. Sloan IV, Travis Comer, Chad Bumpus, James Briggs, Max Bumpus and Keali Sloan will serve as pallbearers. Wayne Prichard, William Hardison, Nathan Womack, Sidney Wright and Julius Clemmons served as honorary pallbearers. The family received friends at the funeral home on Saturday April 21st from 2 pm to 6 pm and again on Sunday from 12 noon until 1:45 pm.
Mrs. McPeak was born on October 2, 1931 in McMinn Co, TN to the late Bob and Callie Davis Stewart. Her husband, Zera C. McPeak, brothers, Jerdan, James, Samuel and Calvin Stewart, and sisters, Dorothy Stewart McMillan and Nellie Sue Stewart Elrod also preceded her in death. Juanita was a member of Woodland St. UMC and was a retired musician. She was active in many things related to music, having sang in the church choir, taught guitar lessons in Springfield, she was a founding member of the Springfield Squares and played with her twin sister Oneta on the Louisiana Hayride as the Stewart Twins.
Leaving to cherish her memory are her two daughters, Judy McPeak Sloan of Springfield and Susan McPeak Singler of South Carolina; three grandchildren, David T. Sloan IV, Shancy Sloan Bumpus and Nathan Charles Womack; five great grandchildren, Kenneth Spears, Keali Sloan, Max Bumpus, David T. Sloan V and Henry Sloan and two sisters, Oneta Stewart Wright and Martha Stewart Prichard both of Athens TN
Robert Lawrence English, age 72, of Springfield, passed away Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at his home. Mr. English’s remains will be cremated and a Memorial Gathering of Family and Friends will be held Wednesday, April 25, 2018 from 5-8pm in the chapel of the Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Springfield.
Mr. English was born January 24, 1946 in Springfield to the late William and Anne Roe English. He was an attorney in Springfield for many years, a veteran of the U.S. Army and was a member of the Springfield Baptist Church.
In addition to his parents Mr. English is preceded in death by his brother, William English. He is survived by his wife, Kelly Chilcutt; nieces, Karen (Lee) Ferguson of White House and Lori Sowell of Springfield; and Special Friend, Karen Hamill of Springfield.
Charles Franklin Kilgore (“Frank”), age 83, of Joelton, Tennessee, died Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at Centennial Medical Center in Nashville.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1 o’clock pm, Friday, April 27th, at New Hope Free Will Baptist Church with Bro. Corey Minter and Bro. Tom Malone officiating.
Burial will follow in New Hope Cemetery with nephews serving as pallbearers.
The family will receive friends from 3:00-8:00PM on Thursday, April 26th, at Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Pleasant View and again on Friday at New Hope Free Will Baptist Church beginning at 11:00AM until the hour of service at 1:00PM.
Mr. Kilgore was born on October 30, 1934 in Smithville, Tennessee to the late William Thomas and Vennie Ann Hendrixson Kilgore. He served in the United States Army Reserve, and was retired from Ford Glass. Frank enjoyed farming, golf, music, and spending time with his family and friends. He was a member of New Hope Free Will Baptist Church.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by siblings, Erie Kilgore, Ruby Hendrix, Jimmy Kilgore, Glen Kilgore, Patsy Majors, Don Kilgore, Sam Kilgore, and Virginia Knepper Amburgy.
Survivors include his wife, Sandra Kilgore; son, Charles F. (Pam) Kilgore, II; daughters, Karen (Eric) Saul, and Theresa Hughes; brothers, Jack (Peggy) Kilgore, Bryant (Dean) Kilgore, Harold (Jackie) Kilgore, and Kelly (Ginny) Kilgore; sisters, Myrtle Ruth Reeder, Gaynell (Gilford) Walker, and Sharon (Roby) Binkley; grandchildren, Katherine Saul, Eric Saul, Ava Jo Kilgore, Charles F. Kilgore, III, and Kaitlan Hughes; and many nieces and nephews.
If so desired, memorial contributions may be made to New Hope Free Will Baptist Church.
Nannie Black, age 97, of Springfield, Tennessee, died Saturday, April 21, 2018 at NHC Healthcare in Springfield.
Funeral services were conducted at 2 o’clock pm, on Tuesday, April 24th at Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Springfield with Bro. Carl Freudenthal officiating. Entombment will follow in the Springfield Memorial Gardens Mausoleum with her nephews serving as pallbearers.
The family received friends on Tuesday beginning at 1:00PM until the hour of service at 2:00PM.
Mrs. Black was born on January 19, 1921 in the Coopertown community to the late Willie and Ada Browning Lee. She was a homemaker and a member of Flewellyn Baptist Church.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by husband, Leonard Black; son, Jerry Black; and brothers, David Lee, William “Bob” Lee, and Edward Earl “Bub” Lee.
She is survived by her sisters, Louise Murphy and Betty Jean Lehenbauer, both of Franklin, TN; a host of loving nieces & nephews.
Peter Keith KeBaugh, age 69 of Hendersonville, passed away on Saturday, Apri1 21, 2018. He had been employed at Dupont for over 45 years as an Electrical Engineer. He enjoyed running and the outdoors. He was preceded in death by his parents, Peter and Julie KeBaugh.
He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Linda KeBaugh; sister, Karen Cattron of Rochester, New York and his brother, Lane KeBaugh of California, Maryland.
There are no services planned for Mr. KeBaugh at this time.