In Loving Memory: Obituaries From Dec. 6 – Dec. 12, 2018
ROBERTSON COUNTY TENNESSEE: (Smokey Barn News)
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Obituary for Jerry Odell Walker Sr.
Jerry Odell Walker, Sr., age 60 of Springfield, died Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at Vanderbilt Medical Center.
Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, December 15, 2018 at 3:00 PM in the Oakhurst Chapel of Robertson County Funeral Home with Pastor Judson Phenicie officiating. Burial will follow in Elmwood Cemetery with family and friends will serve as pallbearers. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday from 10 AM until the hour of service.
Mr. Walker was born January 2, 1958 in Robertson county to the late Harry Odell Walker and the late Willie Mae Whiting Thaxton. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, and riding his motorcycle. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Lawrence Lemmons.
He is survived by his son, Jerry Odell Walker, Jr. of Springfield; brothers, Robert “Pete” Lemmons of Hermitage, Loy Wayne Lemmons of Springfield, Gary Lemmons of Adams, and Paul Walker of Springfield; and sister, Juanita Wix of Springfield.
Mitchell Edwin Lindsey, 60, of Lewisburg, KY, passed away Monday December 10, 2018 at his home.
Memorial services will be conducted Thursday December 13th at 1:00 p.m. in the Oakhurst Chapel of the Robertson County Funeral Home with Brother John Lemonis officiating. The family will receive friends from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service on Thursday at the funeral home.
Mr. Lindsey was born December 4, 1958 in Birmingham, AL. He had a great love of music and was a professional drummer by trade. Mr. Lindsey was of the Baptist faith and he was an avid UT Vols fan. He was preceded in death by his father: Billy Gene Lindsey and by his brother: Billy Michael Lindsey. Mr. Lindsey is survived by his mother: Dorothy Sadler Lindsey of Springfield, his brother and sister-in-law: Mark and Patty Lindsey of Russellville, KY, by his nieces: Sabrina Draughon, Michaela Lemonis, and Isabella Lindsey, by his nephews: Jason, Matthew, Micah, Charles, and Mark Lindsey, Jr., and by five great nieces and three great nephews.
Sarah Christine Trotter, 79, of Springfield, passed away on Thursday December 6, 2018 at The Waters of Robertson. Her remains were cremated. Mrs. Trotter was born December 17, 1938 in Cumberland County, WV to the late Charles and Mary Allen Keller. She was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served as a WAC clerk typist in Military Intelligence. Mrs. Trotter was a retired department secretary from TOSHA with the State of Tennessee. She served as a former board member for the Tennessee Safety Congress and she always enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Trotter was preceded in death by her husband: Franklin Odell Trotter. She is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law: Charles F. Trotter of Dickson, Shelby D. Trotter of Marion, James E. and Melanie Trotter of Springfield, Christopher R. and Renee Trotter of Slayden. Fourteen grandchildren and thirteen great grandchildren also survive.
Walter Mathews “Pete” Allgood, age 94, of Springfield, passed away Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at NorthCrest Medical Center. A Graveside Service will be held Saturday, December 15, 2018 at 2pm in the Elmwood Cemetery with Brother Gene Brown officiating. Burial will follow with family and friends serving as pallbearers.
Visitation will be held at the Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Springfield on Saturday from 12pm until 1:30pm.
Mr. Allgood was born September 25, 1924 in Springfield to the late Robert Henry and Amanda Brinley Allgood. He worked for the Robertson County Highway Department as a Heavy Equipment Operator for over 30 years. Mr. Allgood was of the Baptist faith and attended Lifehouse Fellowship Church.
In addition to his parents Mr. Allgood is preceded in death by his brothers, Dallas Allgood, Bailey Allgood, Gene Allgood, Clarence Edward Allgood, Robert Allgood and William Allgood.
He is survived by his niece, Debbie (Clark) Boudreaux and her family of Greenbrier, where he lived for several years. Mr. Allgood is also survived by many other loving nieces and nephews that will all miss him very much.
If so desired memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society. Any donations may be sent in c/o Austin & Bell.
Imogene Cooley Eden Flint, age 88, of Orlinda, mother, home-maker, pastor’s wife, and sales associate, died peacefully of natural causes Monday, December 10, 2018 at The Hearth at Hendersonville, her residence for the last two and a half years.
Funeral services will be held Friday, December 14, 2018 at 11am at the Oak Grove Baptist Church, Springfield, with Reverend Dr. Thomas Eden officiating. Burial will follow in the Hopewell Cemetery with family and friends serving as pallbearers.
Visitation will be Friday at the church from 10am until the hour of service at 11am.
Imogene was born June 28, 1930, in Greenville, Kentucky, the second of the five children of the late Veora and Thomas Sheldon Cooley. When she was five years old the family moved to Tennessee. Imogene attended Taylor Stratton School in Madison. She graduated from Isaac Litton High School in 1948. She became the wife of the late Reverend Earl Eden, to whom she was married forty years until his death in 1988. As a pastor’s wife Imogene followed the path of ministry to the Midwest, serving as a cheerful and positive worker in churches in Indianapolis and in Middleport, Ohio, along side her husband. Like her family before her she was industrious and never idle. She enjoyed employment at Castner Knott’s and as a successful sales representative for Watkin’s Products, all the while caring for her family with a personal touch.
Imogene’s faithfulness in Christian service has been the sustaining presence of her life to all who knew her. After being widowed the first time she came to Indianapolis where both of her sons lived. She joined the Woodruff Place Baptist Church, a notable inner-city congregation, and gave of herself fully to the work. Her ministry was enhanced by participating in a mission trip to Maasailand in Kenya in 1998.
Imogene is survived by two sons, Thomas (Daisy) Eden and Terry (Rainelle) Eden. In retirement, she was married to the late Delver “Jack” Flint of Indianapolis from 1995 until his death in 2010. She is also survived by all of her siblings, Maryanna Cooley Springer of Jackson, Tennessee, J.L. Cooley of Gallatin, Gloria Cooley Baxter of Mount Juliet and Frances Cooley Matlock of Madison.
If so desired memorial contributions may be made to Oak Grove Baptist Church. Any donations may be sent in c/o Austin & Bell.
Joe Benton Gregory, age 75 of Hendersonville, TN, passed away on Saturday, December 8, 2018.
Joe was a loving husband, father and grandfather who loved spending time on the lake fishing with his grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his parents, George and Ethel Gregory. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Norris Gregory; daughter, Karen D. Black; brother-in-laws, Chet Lowery, Dennis Lowery, and Terry Lowery; grandchildren, Gregory Mumphrey, Derek Mumphrey, Sarah Hart, Britteney Sears, and Brendon Black. 10 great-grandchildren also survive.
A graveside service at the Nashville National Cemetery is yet to be scheduled.
Arlene Frances May, age 58 of Orlinda, TN passed away, Friday, December 7, 2018 at TriStar Medical Center in Hendersonville, TN.
The family received friends from 3pm to 7pm on Sunday, December 9th and 11am to 1pm on Monday at Austin & Bell Funeral Home Greenbrier. The funeral service followed at 1pm at the funeral home with burial following in Cross Plains Cemetery.
She was born in Canton, NY on November 9, 1960 to the late L.W. and Ida Thomas. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Kelly May.
She was a caregiver in the Healthcare Industry.
She is survived by children, Kristi (Robert) Lavender, Jessica (Casimiro) Cayetano, Bryan (Kala) Brown; brother, Van Thomas; sister, Cindy (Tommy) Perry; grandchildren, Taylor Thompson, Ethan Thompson, Bryanna Crockett, Khloe Brown, Jacob Lavender and Casimiro Cayetano, Jr.
Pallbearers will be Bryan Brown, Casimiro Cayetano, Robert Lavender, Jessee Raetzel, Caleb Raetzel and Wesley Raetzel. Honorary Pallbearers will be Ethan Thompson, Jacob Lavender and Casimiro Cayetano, Jr.