In Loving Memory: Obituaries Of The Week August 16, 2020

In Loving Memory: Obituaries Of The Week August 16, 2020

In Loving Memory: Obituaries Aug. 10-16, 2020

ROBERTSON COUNTY TENNESSEE: (Smokey Barn News)

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Obituary for James Max Baer

James Max Baer, age 70 of Greenbrier passed away Sunday, August 16, 2020 at Centennial Medical Center. A Celebration of life gathering will be held 1 pm to 4pm, Saturday, August 22 at Austin & Bell Funeral Home Greenbrier.

He was born in Greenville, SC on April 25 1950 to the late George and Nora Henderson Baer. He was also preceded in death by sisters, Gayle and Ann.

He was a Sales Representative for A&L Bearing Company. He loved playing the guitar, playing video games with the grandchildren, gardening and cooking.

floral squareHe is survived by son, Neil Baer of Goodlettsville, TN; daughter, Ann (Jason) Kennedy of Columbia, TN; grandchildren, Harlem Kennedy and Nellie Baer.

The family request that flowers/plants being sent be living so they might plant gardens in memory of their father.

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

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Obituary for Robert Filmore Garrett

Robert Filmore Garrett, 95, of Greenbrier, passed away on Thursday August 13, 2020 at North Crest Medical Center.

Graveside services were conducted Saturday August 15th at 11:00 a.m. in the Springfield Memorial Gardens with Danny Wilson officiating. Pallbearers were Elliott Dorris, Ricky Buckliew, Tim Wilson, Andrew Perry, James Garrett, Jr., and George Haynes. The family received friends at the graveside service.

Mr. Garrett was born February 9, 1925 in Greenbrier to the late Jody and Mary Bloodworth Garrett. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother: James Garrett. Mr. Garrett was of the Baptist faith, having attended Ebenezer Baptist Church since childhood. He loved the Lord and believed in reading his Bible daily and praying for his family and friends. His faith was strong, and he always believed that God would take care of him and those floral squarehe loved and cared about. Mr. Garrett was a lifelong farmer and his greatest joy in life was working the land. He loved being outdoors caring for his animals and spending time with his beloved pug, Myrtle.

Mr. Garrett is survived by his wife, Susan Ward Garrett of Greenbrier, by his daughter and son-in-law: Sandra and George Haynes of Greenbrier, by his stepson: Danny Wilson of Greenbrier, and by his 3 grandchildren, 2 nieces, and 1 nephew.

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Robertson County Funeral Home in charge of memorial service.

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Obituary for James O’Neal McKisic, Sr.

James O’Neal McKisic, Sr., 88, of Goodlettsville, entered into the joy of his Lord on Thursday August 13, 2020 at NHC Healthcare in Springfield.

In honor of his wishes, his remains will be cremated, and a private family Celebration of Life will be held.

Mr. McKisic was born December 3, 1931 in Springfield to the late Sidney Dilliard and Myrtle Conn McKisic. He accepted Christ at an early age at Jerusalem Temple in Springfield. He attended school in the Robertson County School system. Mr. McKisic served 15 years in the Army and Airforce branches of service. He was one of the first African American Dental Specialist in the armed forces. His declarations and awards from the military included the Army of Occupation Medal (Germany), and the National Defense Service Medal. Mr. McKisic retired from Delight Products in Springfield. He also worked at State Stove in Ashland City, was an Orderly for 15 years at Jesse Holman Jones Hospital, and following retirement from Delight Products, he worked at Al’s Foods in White House. Mr. McKisic was a kind hearted man that went out of his way to assist anyone that he saw in need. A service man at heart and was detail oriented in everyway of his life. He loved his family dearly and shared this with all that crossed his path.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wives: Edna Shannon McKisic and Mary Wright McKisic, by his son: James O’Neal “Jimmy” McKisic, Jr., by is grandson: Deitrick Bell, by his siblings: Henry McKisic, Mary Emma McKisic Jordan, Sidney Dilliard McKisic, Jr., Mary Elizabeth McKisic, Daisy Belle McKisic, Paul McKisic, and Charles Holland, and by his step children: Curt Wright, Jr, Bobbi Jean Wright, and Gloria Faye Wright.

Mr. McKisic leaves to cherish his memory his daughters and sons-in-law: Rhonda Rachelle McKisic Bell and Reverend Robert E. Bell of Cross Plains, Reverend Darlene Renay McKisic Gardner and Lonnie Gardner of Mt. Washington, KY, his daughter-in-law: Liz McKisic of Adairville, KY, his grandchildren: Demetria Bell Duncan and husband Lamar, Christopher McKisic, Lonnie Gardner, Jr. and wife Megan, Felicia McKisic, and Jonathon Gardner and wife Amy, by his great grandchildren: Jude, Bryce, and Clarke Gardner, by his floral squarestep sons: Willie Roy and Larry Wright, by a host of nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

Mr. McKisic’s family wishes to extend a special thanks to neighbors: James Taylor and John Jernigan, to Caris Hospice, to Dr. Gilbert Bazaldua and staff, and to the nursing staff at NHC Healthcare and North Crest Medical Center.

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Robertson County Funeral Home in charge of memorial service.

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Obituary for Reverend James Duane Cowan

Reverend James Duane Cowan, age 83 of Greenbrier, TN, died Tuesday August 11, 2020 at his home.

Memorial services will be held at 2 pm on Wednesday August 19, 2020 with Rev. John Casey and Rev. Jason Wilkerson officiating. Honorary pallbearers will be Tommy Porter, Lynn Porter, Tony Porter, Wayne Stevens, Grover Wade, Sonny Jones, Billy Browning, Jackie Holland, Tom Graef, Barry Johnson, Roy Sayne, Tracey Cowan and Chris Cowan. Inurnment will follow in Springfield Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday from 12 pm until the hour of service at 2 pm.

Rev. Cowan was born June 5, 1937 in Logan Co., KY to the late J.L. and Lois Austin Cowan. His daughter, Linda Cowan and brother, Clark Cowan also preceded him in death. He was a veteran of the United States Army and worked in sales before answering a call to ministry. He was a retired minster with the Tennessee Conference of the United Methodist Church where he pastored at Pleasant Grove UMC, Greenwood UMC and Mt. Lebanon UMC, all in Lawrenceburg, TN and all at the same time, preaching at 9, 10 and 11 while also graduating from Martin Methodist and Emory University. Rev. Cowan then served at Charlotte-Fagan UMC in Charlotte, TN and from there he served Mt. Carmel UMC in Clarksville, TN and then retired from Woodland St. UMC in Springfield. He enjoyed repairing and restoring Volkswagens.

floral squareSurviving Duane are his wife of 48 years, Gale Pope Cowan of Greenbrier, TN; daughter, Marsha Cowan of Clarkston, WA; sister, Beatrice Long of Russellville, KY and many nephews and nieces.

If so desired, the family request memorial donations may be made to either Adoration Hospice or Greenbrier UMC. All donations may be sent in care of the Robertson County Funeral Home.

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Robertson County Funeral Home in charge of memorial service.

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Obituary for Sandy Hibdon

Morris “Sandy” Adam Hibdon, age 64 of Pleasant View, Tennessee, died Wednesday, August 12, 2020 at Centennial Medical Center in Nashville.

Funeral services were held at Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Pleasant View at 11 o’ clock am on Saturday, August 15th, with Bro. Bob Hamm officiating. Burial followed at 1:00PM in Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Nashville with family and friends serving as pallbearers.

The family received friends at the funeral home from 4PM until 8PM on Friday, August 14th, and again on Saturday from 10:00AM until the hour of service at 11:00AM.

Mr. Hibdon was born on November 25, 1955, in Nashville, Tennessee to the late John and Jackie Sutton Jr.. He was employed at Electrolux in Springfield as a Tool and Die maker and was of the Baptist Faith.

floral squareIn addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his son, Christopher Hibdon; grandson, Adam Hibdon; brothers, Marty Wilson and Clifford Ray Birdwell; and a sister, Lisa Hibdon.

He is survived by his wife, Loreen Hibdon,; his daughter, Savannah Hibdon; son, Jeremy (Jordon) Dobson; brother, John (Carolyn) Sutton, III; grandchildren, Amiah Howard, Bella Howard, Kaylie Hibdon, Cameron Hibdon, and Makayla, Ashlyn, & Bailey Dobson.

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

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Obituary for Virginia Coleman

Virginia Justice Coleman, 96, passed away peacefully on Aug 12, 2020 at the Main Street Senior Living Facility in Hendersonville, Tennessee.

Virginia was the daughter of James George Justice and Kathleen Moulton Justice of Cedar Hill, Tennessee. She received her Bachelor of Science Degree from Austin Peay State College in Clarksville, Tennessee and earned a Master of Science Degree from Memphis State University. Virginia was a dedicated educator improving the lives of students in several school systems over a 30 year career. She and her husband John Coleman had three children – Terry Coleman, Ruth Ann Bledsoe, and Kathy Hicks. Following John’s death in 1992, Virginia remarried Ken Bell of Southaven, Mississippi, where they lived until he passed away in 2013.

She is survived by two of her children, has seven grandchildren and two great grandchildren. She is survived by her sister, Mary Ruth Hancock of Nashville, Tennessee, and her brother, George “Buddy” Edwin Justice of Cedar Hill, Tennessee.

A graveside service for Virginia will be held at 11AM on August 19, 2020, at Springfield Memorial Gardens, Springfield, Tennessee, Garden of the four Gospels.

floral squareIn lieu of flowers please consider making a tax-deductible contribution in Virginia’s name to the Alzheimer’s Association (Tax ID 13-3039601) by mail at P.O. Box 96011, Washington, D.C. 20090-6011 or by telephone at (800) 272-3900.

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

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Obituary for Juanita Metta Adamson

Age 97 of Grenbrier went home to be with the Lord Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at Skyline Medical Center. She was born September 1, 1922 in Kenna, New Mexico to Chad & Emma Wilhoitt Jones. She worked in civil service in Logistics/Base Supply until her retirement. Mrs. Adamson was a member of The Church of the Firstborn.

She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Raymond C. Adams; daughter, Joyce Ann “Woody” Peterson; 5 sisters; 2 brothers. She is survived by her sons, Ray Adamson, Greenbrier, TN and David (Cathy) Adamson, White House, TN; 8 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren.

floral squareFuneral service is scheduled for Monday, August 17, 2020 at 7pm in the chapel of Austin & Bell Funeral Home in White House with Pastor Roger Brewer officiating. Interment will follow on Tuesday, August 18, 2020 at 12:30pm in Middle Tennessee Veteran’s Cemetery in Pegram, Tennessee with family and friends serving as pallbearers. Visitation with the family is scheduled for Monday, August 17, 2020 5-7pm at the funeral home.

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Arrangements entrusted to  Austin & Bell Funeral Home 533 Highway 76 White House, TN 37188

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Obituary for Sue Anne Evilcizer Harris

Sue Anne Evilcizer Harris, age 80, of Springfield, passed away Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at NorthCrest Medical Center.

A graveside service was held Friday, August 14, 2020 at 1pm in the Springfield Memorial Gardens with Brother Jack Oden officiating. Burial followed with family and friends serving as pallbearers.

Visitation was held at the Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Springfield on Friday from 11:30am until 12:30pm.

Mrs. Harris was born March 9, 1940 in Springfield to the late John W. and Mattie Ellis Evilcizer. She was a homemaker and member of the Springfield Church of the Nazarene. She loved flowers, collecting chickens and her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

floral squareIn addition to her parents Mrs. Harris is preceded in death by her sister, Betty Lynn James, her brother, Gary Evilcizer, and her son, John William Evilcizer Harris. Mrs. Harris is survived by her husband, Jerry Harris; son, Brian Harris of Springfield; daughter, Susan Harris of Springfield; brothers, Larry (Patty) Evilcizer and John (Billie) Evilcizer; grandchildren, Rebecca Harris and Layla Harris; and great-grandchild, Addalyn Harris.

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

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Obituary for Hazel Y. Jones

Hazel Y. Jones, age 98 of Hendersonville, passed away on Tuesday, August 11, 2020. She had been a resident at The Hearth of Hendersonville since 2014. She was preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, Lt. Col. (ret.) Marion A. Jones. She is survived by a son, Paul Jones (Patti), a daughter, Pat Brewton (Charles), and her adored grandson, Danny.

“Miss” Hazel was born in Cochran, GA, and lived in numerous places around the world as an Army wife. While her husband served in the Pacific during WWII, she worked for the Air Force at the Pentagon, living in one of the women’s dormitories at the famed Arlington Farms, built to house the many who came to work in D.C. during the war. The buildings were later torn down to build what is now Arlington Cemetery. She was a long-term member of the Eastern Star, serving a term as Worthy Matron. Hobbies over her life included ceramics, crocheting, macramé, sewing, quilting, traveling, but especially bridge. She was a member of several weekly bridge clubs who played what we jokingly called “killer” bridge. Winning the pot might mean 57 cents. Her love of people and floral squarewhimsical sense of humor never faded, even as dementia became an issue. She was a beautiful Christian lady who will be sorely missed.

She will be laid to rest next to her husband in the Masonic Mausoleum at Parkhill Cemetery located in Columbus, GA. Thank you, God, for letting us have her as long as You did.

There are no services scheduled locally.

Service entrusted to Austin & Bell Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Hendersonville.

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Obituary for Donald Pendleton

Donald Otis Pendleton, age 84, of Springfield, passed away Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at his home.

Funeral services were held Saturday, August 15, 2020 at 12pm in the chapel of the Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Springfield with Robert H. Bell officiating. Burial followed in the Springfield Memorial Gardens with Tony Pendleton, Tim Pendleton, Brian Pendleton, Mike Pendleton, Charles Bibee and Dave Woessner serving as pallbearers.

Visitation was held at the funeral home on Friday, August 14, 2020 from 4-8pm and again on Saturday from 10am until the hour of service at 12pm.

Mr. Pendleton was born July 28, 1936 to the late Otis and Roxie Bell Morris Pendleton. To take care of his family he began working at an early age at Carter Shoe Company in Nashville and went on to work at Water Bonnett and Professional Bags, but retired from Acme Boot Company. He never met a stranger and loved to talk. He loved gardening and was so generous he would give you the shirt off his back. Mr. Pendleton was also a member of the Cross Roads Baptist Church.

floral squareIn addition to his parents Mr. Pendleton is preceded in death by his infant brother William Thomas Pendleton and infant sister, Mary Faye Pendleton, and his brothers, Leonard Austin Pendleton, Roy James Pendleton and Anthony Ray Pendleton. Mr. Pendleton is survived by his brothers, Billy Ralph Pendleton, George Walter Pendleton and Lonnie Harris Pendleton, all of Springfield; sister, Belvy Evergene Peercy of Springfield; and a host of loving nieces and nephews and great-nieces and nephews who will all miss him very much.

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

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Obituary for Vernon Johnson

Vernon Wayne Johnson, age 67, of Cedar Hill, passed away Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at his home.

Funeral services will be held Monday, August 17, 2020 at 12pm in the chapel of the Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Springfield. Burial will follow in the Springfield Memorial Gardens with family and friends serving as pallbearers.

Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Monday from 10am until the hour of service at 12pm.

Mr. Johnson was born January 27, 1953 in Texas to the late Vernon H. and Sue Dillard Johnson. He worked as a welder at Unarco and was a Christian.

floral squareMr. Johnson is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Heather and Adam Edward of Adams; and his sister, Suzanne Wesolek of Arab, AL. Mr. Johnson is also survived by a host of loving friends and extended family that will all miss him very much.

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

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Obituary for Norma Ruth Townsend

Age 86 of White House went home to be with the Lord Monday, August 10, 2020 at her home. She was born December 21, 1933 in Rogers, Arkansas to Ed & Blanche Birdge Johnson. She worked as a teller for Farmer’s Bank for 12 years before her retirement. She was an artist, taught pottery classes, loved golfing, hiking, backpacking and camping. She also loved driving fast, even taking a class to learn to drive race cars. Norma was saved and received the Holy Ghost in 1963 and had been a member of the Christian Gospel Temple since 1963.

She is preceded in death by her parents; 3 brothers, Bill, Clarence and Russell; 4 sisters, Gladys, Edna, Eva and Bertha. She is survived by her loving husband of 59 years, Albert Townsend; son, Greg (Laura) Townsend, both of White House, TN; brother, Junior (Dorothy) Johnson, Cushing, OK; sister, Juanita Green, White House, TN; 3 grandchildren, Bailey, David and Matthew; 5 great-grandchildren, Matthew, Jr., Allie, Addyson, Everett and Bennett.

floral squareFuneral service was held Saturday, August 15, 2020 at 1pm in the Christian Gospel Temple with Bro. Steve Farmer and Bro. Rob Massie officiating. Interment followed in Hillcrest Cemetery with family and friends serving as pallbearers. Visitation was held Saturday, August 15, 2020 11am until the time of the service at the church.

Arrangements entrusted to  Austin & Bell Funeral Home 533 Highway 76 White House, TN 37188

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Obituary for Nichole Ailean Curtis

Nichole Ailean Curtis, age 26, loving daughter, wife, mother and friend, passed away on August 10, 2020 in Hartsville, TN. Nichole was born on March 26, 1994 in Nashville, TN. The daughter of Jim and Crissy Riddle of Springfield, TN. She was married to Perley Curtis, Jr; and has two daughters, Elena Renee and Pheobe Ailean.

Nikki loved music and loved to sing. She was an avid reader and adored her precious girls. Her beautiful smile could light up any room. She was loved by so many. Nikki graduated from Family Christian Academy and attended Volunteer State Community College. She worked at Fire Kleen Restoration with her mother. She attended Cornerstone Nashville where she was saved and baptized.

Nichole is preceded in death by her grandmother, Nancy Ailean Racine. She is survived by her husband, Perley Jr.: daughters, Elena and Pheobe; parents, Jim and Crissy Riddle; grandparents, Tom and Sally Riddle, Dallas and Lucy Racine, and Loretta Courtney Riddle; her in-laws and many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

Her family received friends on Friday, August 14, from 4:00pm until 8:00pm and again on Saturday, August 15, from 11:00am until her Celebration of Life Service at 1:00pm at Austin and Bell Funeral Home, Hendersonville. Services were conducted by Pastor Kent Riddle. Pallbearers included Brody Kimbro, Jacob Corbitt, floral squareDakota Richard, Tyler Richard, Christian Richard, and Andy Stephens. Interment will follow in Beech Cemetery.

The funeral home asked that anyone attending the visitation to please wear a mask and refrain from any physical contact with the family such as hugs and handshakes. For their safety, all CDC guidelines were followed.

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Service entrusted to Austin & Bell Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Hendersonville.

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(Updated) LAST WEEKS OBITUARIES

Obituary for Tommy Perkins

Tommy Perkins, age 64 of Springfield, died Friday, August 7, 2020 at NorthCrest Medical Center.

Memorial services were conducted Friday, August 14, 2020 at 6:00 PM in the Oakhurst Chapel of Robertson County Funeral Home. The family received friends Friday from 2:00 PM until the hour of service.

Mr. Perkins was born September 4, 1955 in Nashville to the late Charles and Mabel Barnesgrove Perkins. He loved working in the parts department of Payne Chevrolet. Family came first for him. His wife, Patsy, was his whole world as well as his children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. He also enjoyed sports and gardening and working outdoors.

He is survived by his wife, Patsy Perkins of Springfield; sons, Scott Baxter and wife, Susan of Greenbrier, Mark Baxter and wife, Tricia of Cross Plains, Chris Perkins of Jonesboro, AR, and Brian Perkins of White House; daughter, Kim Baxter Morgan of Springfield; brothers, Charles Perkins and wife, Georgia of Cottontown and floral squareSteve Perkins of Springfield; sister, Ellen Perkins of Antioch; grandchildren, Christopher, Sarah, Jessica, Michaela, Wyatt, Taylor, Colin, Blaine, Cade, Carmen, Liam, and Palmer; and great grandchildren, Max and Jax.

The family request, if so desired, for memorial contributions to be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital. All donations can be sent c/o Robertson County Funeral Home.

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Robertson County Funeral Home in charge of memorial service.

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Obituary for Jill Renee Allen

Age 53 of Franklin, KY passed away Sunday, August 9, 2020 at her home. She was born February 12, 1967 in Nashville, TN to Donald & Vivian Denson Spalding. She worked in food service until becoming disabled.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Richard Brewington; step-father, Brion Ford.

She is survived by her son, Blaze Brewington (Tabitha Pike), Portland, TN; daughter, Jade (Ronald Haines, Jr.) Allen, White House, TN; mother, Vivian Ford, White House, TN; father and step-mother, Donald (Barbara) Spalding, Portland, TN; sister, Tamara Crafton, White House, TN; niece, Morgan (Don) Hardin, Franklin, KY; 2 grandchildren, Israel Brewington and Eleanor Haines. A memorial service is scheduled for Thursday, August 13, 2020 at 7pm in the chapel of Austin & Bell FUneral Home in White House with Pastor Daniel Johnson officiating.

floral squareA private family inurnment will be held at a later date at Nashville National Cemetery in Madison, TN. Visitation with the family was held Thursday, August 13, 2020 4-7pm at the funeral home.

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Arrangements entrusted to  Austin & Bell Funeral Home 533 Highway 76 White House, TN 37188

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Obituary for Ken Starks

Roy “Ken” Kenneth Starks, age 75 of Greenbrier passed away Sunday, August 9, 2020 at his residence.

The family received friends 4pm to 8pm on Wednesday, August 12 and 10 am until the hour of service on Thursday at Austin & Bell Funeral Home Greenbrier. The funeral service was at 11am, Thursday, August 13 at the funeral home Funeral Home with Jimmy Gayle officiating. Burial followed in Bellwood Cemetery.

He was born in Springfield, TN on January 22, 1945 to the late Alvin and Vida Kirby Starks. He was also preceded in death by his wife of 52 years, Mary R. “Ruthie” Davis Starks; brothers, Charles Starks, Gene Starks and sister, Shirley Reynolds.

He was a manager of Hoffman’s Body Shop for 42 years. He loved his wife, children and grandchildren and loved Corvettes and Hot Rods. He was a member of the Nashville Corvette Club for 40 plus years.

He is survived by son, Chris (Laurie) Starks of Greenbrier, Scott (Tasha) Wallace and son Rusty (fiancé Morgan) who he considered son and daughter and grandson; sisters, Catherine Felts of Hermitage, Ruth Sutton of Hendersonville; grandchildren, Mandie Hatchett, Dillon Starks, Carson Starks; great-grandchildren, Xzander Hatchett, Braxton Hatchett and many nieces and nephews whom he considered his own.

floral squarePallbearers were Scott Wallace, Rusty Wallace, Scott Wright, Justin Wright, Brandon Sprouse and Todd Carter. Honorary pallbearers were Jimmy Gayle and Gary Sutton.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Down Syndrome Association of Middle Tennessee, 1310 Central Court, Hermitage, TN 37076.

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Services have been entrusted to Austin & Bell Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Greenbrier, Tn.

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Obituary for Scottie Brewer

Scottie “Scott” Brewer, age 71 passed away on Sunday, August 9, 2020 in Goodlettsville, TN. Scott is survived by his mother Allie Mae Ratliff Brewer; children Christy Nicole Brewer (Shane) and Kevin Brewer (Grace); Grandchildren Allison Faye Hitch, Morgan Oliva Hitch, and Emma Rylee Mercardo-Brewer. Scott is preceded in death by his father, Oliver Braxton Brewer.

floral squareScott was a loving son, father, and grandfather and loved them without end. Scott was also an avid tennis player who loved to play, even on the hottest of days. Scott was loved by all who met him and will continue to be loved and in our hearts forever.

No services are scheduled at this time.

Service entrusted to Austin & Bell Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Hendersonville.

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Obituary for Claude Gene “Trey” Barbee, III

Claude Gene “Trey” Barbee, III, 46, of Hermitage, passed away on Wednesday August 5, 2020 at Southern Hills Medical Center.

A Celebration of Trey’s life will be held at a future date.

He was born September 21, 1973 in Springfield, the son of C.G. and Wynne Ann Angel Barbee.

Trey was a graduate of Springfield High School and Western Kentucky University. He had worked as an Optician at both Doctor’s Value Vision and Wal-Mart Vision Center. He was a member of Main Street Church of Christ. Trey loved playing cards, reading, both playing and watching Tennis, and watching Kentucky basketball. His greatest enjoyment in life was making others laugh. He was preceded in death by his grandparents: Jim and Mary Ann Angel, and Gene Barbee, and by his niece: Baby Sanford.

floral squareTrey leaves to cherish his memory, his parents: C.G. and Wynne Ann Barbee of Springfield, his brother: Todd (Alea Overby) Barbee of Springfield, his sister: Angel Barbee of Springfield, his grandmother: Elsie Barbee of Springfield, his niece: Halley Sanford, his nephews: Brandt and Gunner Barbee, and by many aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.

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Robertson County Funeral Home was in charge of services.

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Obituary for Linda Adams McCollum

Age 73 of White House passed away Saturday, August 8, 2020 at her home. She was born January 14, 1947 in Asheville, NC to Charles & Lauretta Johnson Adams. She was the owner/operator of several Buck Stove Companies before her retirement. She enjoyed going to yard sales, spending quiet time at home and also spending time with her family, who she loved so much. She also enjoyed decorating.

floral squareShe is preceded in death by her father, Charles Adams; sister, Iris Burrell. She is survived by her mother, Lauretta Johnson Adams, Asheville, NC; sons, Roger Hall, Cottontown, TN, Darrell (Lara) Hall, Durham, NC and Terry (Debbie) Adams, Asheville, NC; daughter, Angie (Gerard) Monahan, Cottontown, TN; 9 grandchildren, Rachel (Brent) White, Payton Adams, Lea Monahan, Tara Stewart, Justin Hall, Olivia Hall, Christian Hall, Kaylee Hall and Joseph Monahan; 3 great-grandchildren, Lily Adams, Megan White and Liam Atkinson.

There are no services or visitation planned at this time.

Memorial contributions may be made to Alive Hospice 1718 Patterson Street Nashville, TN 37203

Arrangements entrusted to  Austin & Bell Funeral Home 533 Highway 76 White House, TN 37188

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Obituary for Sharon Robinson Haynes

Sharon Robinson Haynes, age 79, of Cross Plains, passed away Friday, August 07, 2020 at Skyline Medical Center in Nashville.

Funeral services were held Sunday, August 9, 2020 at 2pm in the chapel of the Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Springfield with Brother Charles Baugh and Brother Bobby Strickland officiating. Visitation was held one hour prior to the service at 1pm.

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Burial will be held Thursday, August 13, 2020 at 12pm at Spring Hill Cemetery with family and friends serving as pallbearers.

Mrs. Haynes was born April 1, 1941 in Nashville to the late Kirk and Addie Evelyn Sells Robinson. She was a teacher at Stratford High School and member of the White House Church of Christ.

floral squareIn addition to her parents Mrs. Haynes is preceded in death by her husband, George Holbert Haynes. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Dianne and David Sturdivant of Cross Plains; and her grandchildren, Daniel and Kayla Sturdivant of White House and Kristen Sturdivant of Orlando, Florida.

If so desired memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or the Nashville Humane Association. Any donations may be sent in c/o Austin & Bell.

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

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Obituary for James Parks

James Lee Parks, age 47 of Pleasant View, Tennessee died Friday, August 7, 2020 at St. Thomas West in Nashville. (Click here for an SBN tribute report)

James’s wishes were for his remains to be cremated.

James was born on May 15, 1973 in Haines City, Florida. He worked for TDOT as a Highway Incident Response Operator. James was retired from the Pleasant View Volunteer Fire Department after 15 years of service and was Fire Captain the most recent of them. He also was a contract firefighter in Iraq and Afghanistan. He loved to plant flowers even though he did not have a green thumb and his favorite dog, Harlow was shared everyday with his friends on Facebook. He never met a stranger. James was a member of the 24 Church.

He is preceded in death by his father, James Worthington; and a son, James Clayton.

He is survived by his wife, Sandra Parks; son, Austin Parks; daughter, Payton Parks; brother, Terry Worthington; and a sister, Sherry (Cisco) Thompson; and several aunts.

floral squareA special thanks to all his devoted friends who have called, texted and prayed for James during this difficult time. A big thanks to Trey, Amy, & Will Nelms, John & Teresa Sullivan, Tanya Garvin, and Pete Walker for their friendship, encouragement and love during this time.

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

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Obituary for Glenna Faye Hicks

Age 68 of White House went home to be with the Lord Thursday, August 6, 2020 at Saint Thomas Midtown. She was born August 31, 1951 in Nashville, TN to Glenn & Milbrey Covington Broadrick. She worked as a hairstylist for many years. She was the former owner of Shear Magic Beauty Salon and was a partner in the Hair Gallery. Glenna was a woman of great faith and loved Halltown General Baptist Church, where she was a long time member. She enjoyed cooking and many remember her as “the best biscuit maker in the world”.

She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Billy Hicks. She is survived by her sons, Jeffrey Shane Hicks, Madison, TN, Timothy Shannon Hicks, Nashville, TN and Spencer Gray Hicks, White House, TN; brothers, Gary (Judy) Broadrick and Joe (Rhonda) Broadrick, both of White House, TN; 5 grandchildren, Ivy Hicks, Lia Hicks, Reilly Hicks, Rhett Hicks and Jake Hicks.

floral squareFuneral service was held Sunday, August 9, 2020 at 2pm in the chapel of Austin & Bell Funeral Home in White House with Pastor Mike Brady officiating. Interment followed in Halltown Cemetery with family and friends serving as pallbearers. Visitation was held Saturday, August 8, 2020 2-8pm and Sunday, August 9, 2020 12-2pm at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Halltown General Baptist Church 120 Dink Rut Road Portland, TN 37148

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Arrangements entrusted to  Austin & Bell Funeral Home 533 Highway 76 White House, TN 37188

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Obituary for Preston Winters

Charlie “Preston” Winters, age 96 of the Brewer’s Chapel Community in Cheatham County, Tennessee, died Thursday, August 6, 2020 at the Waters of Cheatham in Ashland City.

A graveside service was held in Resthaven Memorial Gardens in Clarksville at 10 o’ clock am on Monday, August 10th, with Pastor Penny Stratton officiating. Burial followed with Tommy Castleberry, Jeff Castleberry, Dillon Castleberry, Preston Castleberry, Destin Maurer, and Rich Steele serving as pallbearers.

There was no visitation at the funeral home prior to the graveside service.

Mr. Winters was born on September 5, 1923, in Brewer’s Chapel, Tennessee to the late Charlie Irad and Minnie Lee Nicholson Winters. He was a carpenter, farmer, and a U.S. Army Veteran having served in World War II in Okinawa in the South Pacific. He was a member of the Brewers Chapel United Methodist Church.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife, Ruth Inman Winters; three brothers; and four sisters.

floral squareHe is survived by his son, Gene Randell (Debbie) Winters; his daughter, Gretta (Tommy) Castleberry; grandchildren, Emily (Destin) Maurer, Jenny Winters, Amy (Ed) Kautz, Sandy Burney, and Jeff (Amy) Castleberry; great-grandchildren, Kendal & Kate Maurer and Dillon & Preston Castleberry; and his nieces & nephews.

If so desired, memorial contributions may be made to Brewer’s Chapel UMC or the Alzheimer’s Association, Middle Tennesse Chapter, 478 Craighead Street, Suite 200, Nashville, Tennessee, 37204.

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

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Obituary for David Sutter, Sr.

David Elwood Sutter, Sr., age 81, of Lebanon, and formerly of Robertson County, passed away Wednesday, August 5, 2020 at The Residence at Alive Hospice in Nashville.

Mr. Sutter’s remains will be cremated and a memorial service will be held in in his honor at a later date.

Mr. Sutter was born October 11, 1938 in Gardiner, ME to the late Elwood Vernon and Ruth Carver Sutter. He worked in the steel industry at Unarco.

floral squareMr. Sutter is survived by his son, David Sutter, Jr. of Lebanon; daughters, Donna (Scott) McEwing of Orlinda and Dianna (Wayne) Bull of Cottontown; sisters, Lorraine Black and Mary Ann Sutter of Augusta, ME; grandchildren, April Remick, Collin Bull, Matthew McEwing, Jennie Farris, Danielle Sutter, Shelby Sutter and Amber McDade; and 10 great-grandchildren.

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

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Obituary for Muriel Pryor

Muriel Reeves Pryor, age 89, of Springfield, passed away Wednesday, August 5, 2020 at NorthCrest Medical Center.

Funeral services were held Saturday, August 8, 2020 at 2pm in the chapel of the Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Springfield with Brother Carl Fruedenthal, Brother Patrick Nicks and Brother Joey Jones officiating. Burial followed in the Springfield Memorial Gardens with Justin Pryor, Chad Pryor, Wayne Binkley, Alan Holman, Porter Henderson, Leslie Richardson, Raymond Hooper and Kevin Martin serving as pallbearers.

Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Friday, August 7, 2020 from 4-8pm and again on Saturday from 11am until the hour of service at 2pm.

Mrs. Pryor was born March 30, 1931 in Robertson County to the late Thomas and Mary Clinard Reeves. She worked as a bookkeeper and was a member of the Flewellyn Baptist Church. She was a mother, grandmother, friend and “Prayer Warrior”.

In addition to her parents Mrs. Pryor is preceded in death by her husband, Robert L. Pryor, her sisters, Grace Holman, Eunice Horn and Polly Andrews and her brothers, Arthur “Pop-Gun” Reeves and Clarence Reeves.

floral squareMrs. Pryor is survived by her son, Steve (Patricia) Pryor of Springfield; grandsons, Justin (Chavonne) Pryor and Chad Pryor; great-grandchildren, Kaelynn Pryor, Cassie Williams, Caitlan Wilkerson, Hannah Pryor and Kinsley Pryor; and great-great-grandchildren, Bryleigh and Tre.

If so desired memorial contributions may be made to the Flewellyn Baptist Church Children’s Fund. Any donations may be sent in c/o Austin & Bell.

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

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Obituary for James Stone Carter

James Stone Carter, age 30, of Springfield and formerly of Hendersonville, passed away on Wednesday, August 5, 2020. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Shirley A. and Donald C. Boyd.

He is survived by his longtime companion, Karen Morales; his parents, James Roy and Debbie Carter; sons, Damian Cruz Carter and James Benjamin Carter; sisters, Grace Carter, Shiannee Carter and Aladeen Stoll; paternal grandparents, C. B. and Sally Carter; Aunts and Uncles, Melissa Carter, David Carter, Christy Carter, Aaron Carter, Sherri Boyd, and Craig Boyd; Great aunt and uncle, Cal Vanloh and Linda Vanloh. Many loving cousins also survive.

His family received friends from 4:00pm until 8:00pm on Monday, August 10 and again on Tuesday, August 11 from 11:00am until his Celebration of Life service at 1:00pm at Austin and Bell floral squareFuneral Home in Hendersonville. Services were conducted by Bobby Wilson. Family and friends served as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers were Michael Stovall, Ashton Taylor and Brian Morales. Interment followed in Beech Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions to a Go Fund Me Account set up in James’ name.

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Austin & Bell Funeral Home is honored to have his services entrusted to us. Austin and Bell Funeral Home, Hendersonville.

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Obituary for Mickey Selph

Marion “Mickey” Hodges Selph, age 74 of Cedar Hill, Tennessee, died Monday, August 3, 2020 at Ahava Healthcare in Clarksville.

Funeral services were held at Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Pleasant View at 1 o’ clock pm on Friday, August 7th, with Bro. Don Dungan officiating. Burial followed in Resthaven Memorial Gardens in Clarksville with Jason Spain, Stephen Price, Jr., Matthew Price, Justin Dorris, and Christopher Edwards serving as pallbearers.

The family received friends at the funeral home from 10:00AM until the hour of service at 1:00PM on Friday.

Mr. Selph was born on June 13, 1946, in Clarksville, Tennessee to the late Mitchell and Elizabeth Hodges Selph. He was a retired sheet metal journeyman. He was a U.S. Navy veteran (a Seabee) having served four tours in the Vietnam War where he was awarded the Vietnam Service Medal with two Bronze Stars and Fleet Marine Force Combat Insignia, National Defense Service Medal, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal, and Navy Unit Commendation Ribbon and Citation. He was of the Baptist Faith.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his brother, Dwight Selph.

floral squareHe is survived by his wife, Jean Selph; his daughter, Chasity (Jason) Spain; stepsons, Russ (Gayle) King, and Jerry King, Jr.; three sisters; grandchildren, Stephen (Brittany) Price Jr., Matthew (Kelci) Price, Ashleigh Rolfe, and Austin Spain; five great-grandchildren; numerous step-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

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

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