In Loving Memory: Obituaries Of The Week January 17, 2021

In Loving Memory: Obituaries Of The Week January 17, 2021

In Loving Memory: Obituaries January 11-17, 2021

ROBERTSON COUNTY TENNESSEE: (Smokey Barn News)

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Obituary for Carolyn Bunn

Carolyn Marie Bunn “Sissy”, age 70 of Cedar Hill, Tennessee, died Sunday, January 17, 2021 at NorthCrest Medical Center in Springfield.

Funeral services will be conducted at Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Pleasant View at 7:00PM on Wednesday, January 20th with Bro. Randy Riggs officiating. Her remains will be cremated following the service.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday from 3:00PM until the hour of service at 7:00PM.

Carolyn was born on March 27, 1950 in Cheatham County, Tennessee to the late Frazier and Beatrice Joiner Phillips. She was retired from A.O. Smith as a factory worker where she had been employed for 18 years. She was a member of Heads Free Will Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by sisters, Beaulah Spicer & June McCoy; and brothers, Ray Phillips, F.C. Phillips, Bobby Phillips, & David Phillips.

floral squareSurvivors include her ex-husband/caregiver, Terry Bunn; daughters, Deann (Ray) Bouslog & Melanie (fiance′ Eric Beason) Davy; sister, Linda Sue (Carl) Sikes; and grandchildren, Makenzie Bouslog, Zoey Bouslog, & Kylie Davy.

If so desired memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, Memorials Processing, 501 St. Jude PL, Memphis, Tennessee 38105-9959.

Austin and Bell Funeral Home in Pleasant View is in charge of the arrangements. 6316 Highway 41 A, Pleasant View, Tennessee 37146

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Obituary for Clarence Robert Lucas Jr.

Age 51 of White House passed away January 16, 2021 at Hendersonville Medical Center. He was born June 4, 1969 in Hinton, WV to Clarence Robert & Marjorie Ruth Perry Lucas, Sr. He enjoyed playing video games and was a very loving and caring young man. He attended Walnut Grove Presbyterian Church faithfully.

floral squareHe is preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his sister and caregiver, Carolina (Russell) Barnard, White House, TN, sister, Victoria Eden, FL; brother, Donald Wayne (Sarah) Lucas, Rossville, GA; 8 nieces and nephews. There are no services or visitation planned.

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

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Obituary for Virginia Gail Painter Gilbert

Virginia Gail Painter Gilbert, age 73, died at St Thomas Mid-town hospital from COVID-19 complications on January 16, 2021, surrounded by her loving family. She was born at Florence Hospital in Alabama on November 14, 1946 and graduated from Deshler High School and Florence State University (University of North Alabama). She spent most of her adult life living in Tennessee and most recently resided in Gallatin with her husband of over 52 years, Joe Gilbert.

Gail is survived by her husband Joe Gilbert; sister Linda Painter Stanley; children Mary Katherine Jordan (Michael) and Whit Gilbert; grandchildren Joseph Jordan (19), Katherine Jordan (18), Emma Grace Gilbert (18), Elizabeth Gilbert (14), and Jax Gilbert (6). She was preceded in death by her parents Sidney and Helen Painter.

Gail was a schoolteacher for 15 years and was most passionate about history and English. She loved each of her students and enjoyed spending time with them as a chaperone for their senior trips. She transitioned her career into real estate with Phillips Builders and was consistently recognized as a top performer over her 10-year career.

She was loving, kind, forgiving, vibrant, compassionate, and spunky. Gail cherished time with her grandchildren. They shared endless adventures and many days full of joy and laughter. From sports like swimming, volleyball, and softball to many acting and singing performances on the stage, she was always cheering them on in the stands. Above all, she loved spending time with her best-friend and husband Joe. Cruising on Old Hickory lake along with watching the Alabama Crimson Tide and the Tennessee Titans play football were some of their favorite shared past-times. Titan up and Roll Tide! One of her most memorable qualities was her passion for Christ. She enjoyed spending time in scripture and prayer, ministering to others, and found freedom through praise and worship. She lived out Jesus’ mandate (John 13:34) of loving God and loving others through service and sacrificial giving to the women of Doors of Hope and Grace Place Ministry.

The family will have a private visitation and service on Wednesday, January 20, 2021, at Austin & Bell Funeral Home and burial at Beech Cemetery, both in Hendersonville, TN. Those that would like to honor her life can make donations to a local non-profit ministry floral squarethat she was devoted to as a volunteer, prayer warrior, and friend. Grace Place Ministry receives donations online at www.graceplaceministryinc.org or by mail to PO Box 1771, Hendersonville, TN 37077.

The funeral home asks that anyone attending the visitation and/or service to please wear a mask and refrain from any physical contact with the family such as hugs and handshakes. For your safety, all CDC guidelines are to be followed.

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

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Obituary for Charles Edward Holland Sr.

Passed away January 16, 2021 with his two sons by his side. He was reunited with his beautiful bride of 68 years, Norma Jean, who passed away March 23, 2020.

Mr. Holland was born in Meadorville, Macon County TN on October 24, 1928. He was a U.S. Army Veteran and served proudly during the Korean War. Charles and Norma married on August 9, 1951 and raised their two sons, Eddie (Julie) Holland and Richard (Janie) Holland. He resided at Red Cedar Glen Assisted Living in Hendersonville, TN, but considered Greenbrier, TN his true home. He loved to fish, grew the most beautiful gardens and spent many hours on the back porch feeding hummingbirds and spending time with his family.

Papa Charles was known for his one liners, extensive trucker hat collection, working crossword puzzles and mastering puzzles at the dining room table. He retired from Yellow Freight Systems and loved watching football and basketball, especially UT Vols Ladies Basketball under the late Coach Pat Head Summit. He always loved to tell old stories and he had the best laugh.

His favorite topic was always his granddaughters Brea (Jonathan) Freeman and Alison (Josh) Harris, and 8 great grandchildren Anna (Jackson) Cook, Isaac, Luke, Maggie, Laniece, Mary, Joshua and Baden. He truly had a special bond with each of them and they always knew they were loved. Papa Charles had a way of making you feel like his day was truly brightened by just spending time together. He loved visits from family and swapping stories with the many sweet friends he made as they sat outside on the front porch at Red Cedar Glen.

floral squareHe will be terribly missed by his family. A private graveside service is planned at a later date.

A heartfelt thank you to the staff of Red Cedar Glen Assisted Living, the amazing Dr. Anesa Willoughby and Dr. Matthew Yuill for providing comfort, care and a familiar face during such a sad time, and also the nurses and care team at Hendersonville Hospital.

Arrangements entrusted to Austin and Bell Funeral Home, 509 Walnut St., Springfield, TN 37172

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Obituary for David Munsey

Age 78 of Tompsham, ME passed away January 14, 2021 at NHC Lewisburg. He was born March 19, 1942 in Malden, Massachusetts to Morrell & Elizabeth Livrud Munsey. He worked as a Design Draftsman for Submarine Installation and was a member of Bible Baptist Church. His passion was woodworking. He is preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Charlotte Munsey, Tompsham, ME; sons, Daniel (Jennifer) Munsey, Tullahoma, TN and Stephen Munsey, Tompsham, ME; sister, Joan Speare, NJ; 3 grandchildren, Garrett Munsey, Shea Munsey and Ashton Munsey.

floral squareFuneral service is scheduled for Saturday, January 23, 2021 at 2pm in the chapel of Austin & Bell Funeral Home in White House, with Bro. Greg Mutsch officiating. Interment will follow in White House Memorial Gardens with family and friends serving as pallbearers. Visitation is scheduled for Saturday, January 23, 2021 10am-2pm at the funeral home.

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

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Obituary for Wilmoth Allene Duffer Gainous

Wilmoth Allene Duffer Gainous, 81, of Adams, passed away on Saturday January 16, 2021 at her home. Graveside services will be conducted Friday January 22nd at 2:00 p.m. in the Bellwood Cemetery in Adams with Billy Vogle officiating. Pallbearers will be Jason Newberry, Joey Newberry, Kyle Todd, Adam Ellithorpe, Mike Harbert, and David Rainwater. There will be no visitation prior to the graveside service.

Mrs. Gainous was born July 11, 1939 in Springfield. She was the oldest of nine children born to Wallace and Florene Rainwater Duffer. She was a homemaker and took care of many children across the years in her home while their parents worked. Mrs. Gainous was a member of Red River Baptist Church. She enjoyed sewing, cooking, crafts, and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers: Wayne and Billy Duffer

Mrs. Gainous is survived by her husband: Joe Gainous of Adams, by her daughters: Vickie Gainous Newberry and husband Horace of Cedar Hill, and Amy Jo Gainous Todd of Adams, by her son: Terry Gainous of Adams, by her brothers: Jerry and Glen Duffer both of Springfield, by her sisters: Faye King of Greenbrier, Dottie Lankford, Connie Hutcherson, and Donna Taylor all of Springfield, by her grandchildren: Jason (Julie) Newberry, Joey (Emily) floral squareNewberry, Ashley (Adam) Ellithorpe, Kyle Todd, and Katlynn Gainous, and by her great grandchildren: Sarah Mussmann, Abby Allene Newberry, Kennedy Ann Newberry, Eric Lambert, MaKenzie, Ashton, and Levi Ellithorpe.

A graveside service was held Friday, January 22, 2021 at 2:00 PM at the Bellwood Cemetery in Adams, TN

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Robertson County Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

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Obituary for Richard Carroll Holt

Richard Carroll Holt, 96, passed away January 14, 2021 at his home in Springfield. He was born April 29, 1924, to the late Judd Holt and Gertrude Bible Holt and was the youngest of 7 children. George Holt, Edward Holt, David C. Holt, Robert Holt, Elizabeth Holt and Mary Ruth Duckworth all preceded him in death. He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Joyce Johns Holt, and his daughter Regina Holt.

Richard joined the U. S. Navy straight out of high school in Morristown, Tennessee during World War II. He proudly served on the USS Wickes (DD-578), a destroyer that saw considerable action in the Pacific in the battles of Leyte Gulf, Okinawa and Corregidor.

Richard returned to Tennessee after WWII to pursue his B. S. degree in Finance at The University of Tennessee in Knoxville. He was a proud supporter of the university his entire life and was an avid UT fan, attending many football and basketball games over the years.

The family moved to Atlanta briefly before making their home in Jacksonville, Florida. Richard worked for Liberty Mutual Insurance Company for many years and was one of the top salesmen in the region. Upon returning to Tennessee, he continued his career in finance and insurance.

Richard and Joyce moved to Springfield after retirement to be near their daughter. He loved Robertson County and quickly became an active member of Springfield Baptist Church. He and Joyce went to the YMCA regularly and made many long-term friendships. He remained healthy until he was 95 and could often be seen taking long walks in the neighborhood. He had many friends who knew about his love for food, college sports, children’s charities and organizations to help veterans. When he decided to give up driving at the age of 94, he donated his vehicle to a veteran through floral squareOperation Stand Down Tennessee.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the family will hold a private service at a later date. Condolences may be sent to The Holt Family at P.O. Box 922 Springfield, TN 37172

If so desired, memorial contributions may be made to Operation Stand Down Tennessee or St. Jude Children’s Hospital.

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All donations can be sent c/o Robertson County Funeral Home who is in charge of arrangements.

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Obituary for Marvin Tyson Lowry

Marvin Tyson Lowry, age 83, of Springfield, Tennessee, passed on January 12 after briefly surviving a massive brain stroke.

A celebration of life service will be announced at a later date, in the Spring. Mr. Lowry was born July 23, 1937 in Vonore, TN.

Marvin Tyson Lowry is survived by Carolyn Tinsley Lowry, his loving wife of 17 years, by his son: Christopher Tyson Lowry and by his two granddaughters: McKenna Reign Lowry and Reagan Corinne Lowry of Michigan City, Indiana, by his stepdaughters: Terri Ann Clinard Holliday (Darrell) of Adairville, Kentucky; Beth Clinard Dawson (Johnny) of Olmstead, Kentucky and Diana Clinard Howard of Thompson’s Station, and by his 5 step grandchildren and 6 step great grandchildren. He was preceded in death: Mary Woodson Lowry, his loving wife of 38 years; Dorinda Rendon Lowry, his daughter in law; Joseph Gamble Lowry and Johnnie Eva Starritt Lowry, his parents.

In college, Marvin was a stellar athlete and played basketball, forward position and baseball as 3rd baseman. In high school Marvin was a star and lettered athlete. He graduated from Tennessee Wesleyan University with a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration with a minor in accounting. Marvin later completed numerous Masters degree program marketing courses – the University of Tennessee. Marvin honorably served our Country in the United States Air Force as Airman 1st Class. He was stationed in Germany during the Berlin Crisis.

Marvin retired after 30 years with Conwood Corporation as President of the Theatre and Television Division. While employed with Conwood Corporation, Marvin held several executive management positions. Marvin developed the first microwave popcorn, which was later patented and sold to the Orville Redenbacher Company. After his retirement from Conwood Corporation as Division President, Marvin was employed with the United States Department of the Treasury for 8 years.

Marvin’s hobbies, activities, and notables include hunting and fishing; building bluebird houses; enjoyed reading books that floral squarefeature love stories; enthusiastic about sports with favorites being TN Titans Football, UT Football and UK Basketball; enjoyed traveling. Marvin accepted Jesus Christ at age 8 and was baptized in Greenback, TN., he rededicated his life as an adult.

Marvin, on numerous occasions, stated about his life, “I have lived a fun filled lifetime and to its fullest.”

If so desired, in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Bethany Church of Christ, 2446 Ferguson Road, Olmstead, KY 42265 or St. Jude Children’s Hospital.

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Robertson County Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

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Obituary for Jerry Sanders

Jerald “Jerry” Wade Sanders, age 74 of Goodlettsville, TN passed away Thursday, January 14, 2021 at St. Thomas Rutherford. Graveside services will be held at 2pm on Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at Gideon UMC Cemetery.

He was born in Nashville, TN November 25, 1946 to the late Newell E. and Dorothy Irene Pendleton Sanders. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Linda Smith.

He loved working with old motorcycles and old trucks.
He is survived by brothers, Wayne (Debbie) Sanders of Orlinda, TN and Ronnie (Carol) Sanders of Cottontown, TN

Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

Arrangements entrusted to Austin and Bell Funeral Home

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Obituary for Mary Leanne Adams

Age 65 of Ashland City passed away Monday, January 11, 2021 at her home. She was born June 6, 1955 in Nashville, TN to Leo Loy & Dorothy Mae Carver Thomas. She had worked as a server for Krystal before becoming disabled. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She loved gardening and was a very good cook.

She is preceded in death by her parents; son, Lee Adams; granddaughter, Autumn; sister, Elaine Ellithorpe; 3 brothers, Donnie Miles, Johnny Miles and Ronnie Miles. She is survived by her loving husband, Eddie Adams, Ashland City, TN; son, Frankie Adams, Hartsville, TN; daughter, Stacey White, Ashland City, TN; brothers, Kenneth (Amy) Thomas White House, TN, Buddy (Meda) Thomas, Okeechobee, FL and Claude “Stinker” (Michelle) Miles, Hendersonville, TN; sister, Jonel Thomas, Ashland City, TN; 13 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren.

floral squareFuneral service is scheduled for Thursday, January 14, 2021 in the chapel of Austin & Bell Funeral Home in White House with Pastor Ashley Mofield officiating. Interment will follow in Brinkley Cemetery in White House with family and friends serving as pallbearers. Visitation is planned for Thursday, January 14, 2021 10am until the hour of the service at the funeral home.

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

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Obituary for Freddie Eagle Moore

Freddie Eagle Moore, 80, of Springfield, passed from this life on Monday January 11, 2021 at Morningside of Springfield.

Graveside services were conducted Friday January 15th at 2:00 p.m. in the Bellwood Cemetery in Adams with Pastor Jeff Gregory officiating. Pallbearers were Robert Hill, Nicholas Coy Hill, Gary Bryson, Terry Bryson, Bruce Atkins, and Todd Moore. The family received friends on Friday from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at the Robertson County Funeral Home.

Mr. Moore was born May 1, 1940 in Center Point, KY to the late Ambros Clyde and Robbie Mae Milam Moore. He was a retired crew leader with the Springfield Water Department and was of the Church of Christ faith. Mr. Moore loved fishing, hunting, four wheeling, and was a beekeeper and a member of the Beekeeper’s Club. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife: Trudy Ann Meek Moore, and by his siblings A.C. Moore, Wanda Moore Harris, Lou Moore Hogan, and Tobe Moore.

floral squareMr. Moore is survived by his daughter and son-in-law: Freda and Robert Hill of Greenbrier, by his son and daughter-in-law: Darrell and Teresa Moore of Greenbrier, by his grandson: Nicholas Coy Hill, by his brother: Follis Moore of Guthrie, KY, and by his sisters: Inez Profitt of Bowling Green, KY, Alice Hays of Bowling Green, KY, and Bettye Watkins of Clarksville.

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Robertson County Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

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Obituary for Nancy Carol Byrum

Nancy Carol Byrum, 66, of Springfield, passed away on Monday, January 11, 2021 at her home.

A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.

Nancy was born June 6, 1954 in Springfield to the late Russell Glen and Alma Louise Walker Byrum. She was a graduate of the Springfield High School Class of 1972. Nancy worked in security with National Life and Accident Insurance Company, which later became American General (AIG). After leaving there, she worked odd jobs.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her niece: Kimberly Radford Roberts. Nancy is survived by her brothers: Benny (Glenda) Byrum of Hendersonville, Buford “Butch” Byrum of Portland, by her sister: Linda (David) Watkins of Swansea, SC, by her nephews: Christopher Byrum, Kelly Radford, and Kevin Radford, by her niece: Alicia Byrum Low, by one uncle and one aunt and many cousins. Her cat Sphinx was her constant companion and Nancy liked to teach Sphinx tricks.

floral squareNancy loved music and played the clarinet in the band. She was a fan of the Tennessee Titans; loved to cook and collect cook books; loved to do crossword puzzles, collected cat figurines and loved to watch old movies and TV shows. As a youngster, Nancy and family fished at Paris Landing. One of her favorite places to visit was Panama City. Nancy was very kind hearted and loved to share with others. She loved her family and friends. She will be greatly missed.

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Robertson County Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

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Arrangements for Janie Darden Couts

Janie Darden Couts entered this earthly life December 6,1932 and transitioned to be with Lord on
January 14, 2021. She was born to the late Roy Darden and Amie Lewis Darden (stepfather, Jerry BaxterTyler). She was affectionately called “Big Janie” and “Blow Joe.”
She was united in matrimony to the late Lee Henry Couts and to this union one child was born, Lavern Couts Jernigan.

Janie retired from the Acme Boot Plant. She was an Eastern Star and a member of the Bransford Alumni Association. She was proud graduate of Bransford High School Class of 1951. She was a Bransford Youth Board Member.

She was a member of the Antioch Missionary Baptist Church where she served as Church Secretary for many years under the leadership of the late Pastor Ben A. Dillard, now Pastor Lonnie West. She loved her church family.

She was an outgoing, friendly person and she truly loved her favorite food, okra.

She was preceded in death by brothers, Sory (Annell) Darden; James “Boot” (Lois) Darden; George Luster (Betty Ann) Darden; Jerry “JT” Tyler; sisters, Ninnie Mae Holland, and Maxine Shannon.
She leaves to cherish her memories: devoted daughter, Lavern Couts Jernigan; one granddaughter, Amy L. Jernigan; one grandson, John E. “JJ” Jernigan, III; six great-grandsons, Chancellor (Bri), Juwan, Jalen, Jordan, Jayton, and Jacob Jernigan; one great-great-granddaughter, Nova Jernigan; one sister, Dawanna Sue Darden; two sisters-in-law, Cynthia Tyler and Queen Ester Couts; nieces; Jackie (Tim) Burns, Linda Faye Darden; Rita (Tim) Sanford, Barbara Lynn, Elizabeth Ann, May Gladys, Pat (Terry) Shannon; nephews, James Lee (Linda) Darden; Gary (Tomika) Darden; Eddie Darden, Ricky Darden, Sonny (Rebecca) Holland, Curtis Wayne floral squareHolland, Kevin (Lynn) Holland, David Lee, Clifford, Harold, Michael, Danny and Lee; special family, Tara Lewis, Kathy Young, Keena Young, Robert “Mouse” Williams, Willie and Debbie Mason, and W.T. Dowlen.

Public Viewing, Wednesday, January 20, 2021, 11:00 am-1:00 pm; Private Family Funeral Service at W. D. Crowder Funeral Home, Interment is at Restlawn Memorial Garden.

Arrangements entrusted to W. D. Crowder Funeral Home

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Arrangements for Jermaine “Peanut” Patterson

On Monday, January 11, 2021 God called his Angel home, Jermaine DeShawn Patterson better known as “Peanut.” “Peanut” was born March 12, 1991 to the late Wanda Faye Payne and the late Jerry Patterson.

“Peanut” accepted Christ in his life at an early age. He graduated from Springfield High School, Class of 2008. After graduating, “Peanut” went to work at The Waters of Springfield, he played a very important role in the kitchen. In his free time he enjoyed cooking, computers, and being around his god-children.
“Peanut” will be known for his witty sense of humor and his clumsiness. He was loved by everyone who met him.
Preceding him in death were his parents, Wanda Payne and Jerry Patterson; grandmothers, Gaybell “Ma” Payne and Annie Lou Williams.

Jermaine leaves to cherish his memories: devoted sister, Brandy Payne; nephews, Myron Woods and Travion Woodard; niece, Jayma Woodard; great-nephew, Dontae Amir McCoy; aunts, Brenda Blakemore, Patricia, Deborah, and Melissa Williams, and Anna floral squareChatman; uncles, Christopher, David and Samuel Williams; great-aunt, Clara Harris; godmothers, Jackie Jackson and Lawanda Townsend; devoted friend, Pavielle Smith; a host of cousins, other family and friends.

Public Viewing and Visitation was Saturday, January 16, 2020 from 12:00-1:00 pm with a Private Funeral at W. D. Crowder Funeral Home with Reverend Ricky Summers, Officiant and Eulogist.

Arrangements entrusted to W. D. Crowder Funeral Home

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Arrangements for Jo Ann King

Jo Ann King was born August 3, 1942 in Robertson County, Tennessee to the late Jo King and Mattie Pearl Barbee King. She left this earthly home on January 5, 2021.

She was educated in the Robertson County School System. She attended Bransford High School.

During her lifetime she served many people. She retired from the Kroger Company after many years of service. Jo Ann was known for her cooking and hospitality. She was known mostly for her famous chicken and dressing. She was the neighborhood mother to some and those that knew her called her “Jo” or “JoJo.”

She was a very active member of First Baptist Church where she served on the Kitchen, First Aid Committee and the Usher Board. She later joined New Season Church until she went to NHC Nursing Home.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by six siblings, Virginia King, Robert King, James King, Vicki King, Pamela King and Rochelle King.

She leaves to cherish her memories: her sons, Christopher King, and Reginald King; her daughter, Kelly Sanders, all of Springfield, TN; her grandchildren, Kelandra Cross of Springfield, TN, Kiara floral squareCartwright of Gallatin, TN, and Reg’Shanell King of Nashville, TN; one great-grandchild, Zion Cross of Springfield; one sister, Patsy King of Springfield, TN; a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Arrangements for Jo Ann King: Public Viewing and Visitation was Friday, January 15, 2021 from 1-4 pm. With Private Family Service to follow with Pastor Dwayne Lewis, Officiant.

Arrangements entrusted to W. D. Crowder Funeral Home

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Obituary for Keith Le’Gene Sinor

Keith Le’Gene Sinor, age 58 of greenbrier passed away Saturday, December 26, 2020 in Port St. Joe, Florida.

A Celebration of Life was held at 2pm to 4pm on Saturday, January 16th, 2021 at Austin & Bell Funeral Home Greenbrier.

He was born in Nashville, TN on December 13, 1962 to Lee Sinor and the late Shirley Jean Williams Sinor.

He was a truck driver for UPS. He loved his family very much and loved fishing and hunting.

floral squareHe is survived by his father, Lee Sinor; wife, Tammy Lynn Wagoner Sinor; Children, Brad Sinor, Laura (Brian) Powell, Erin Sinor, Amanda (Kyle) Levering; brother, Scott (Elizabeth) Sinor; sister, Kristy (Lee) Shreeve; grandchildren, Amelia Powell, Walker Levering and Madelynn Levering.

Arrangements entrusted to Austin and Bell Funeral Home 2619 Hwy 41 S., Greenbrier, TN

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Obituary for Johnna Marie Cobaugh

Johnna Marie Cobaugh, beloved mother and daughter, passed peacefully in her home in Pompano Beach, Florida on December 22, 2020 due to a recently diagnosed health condition. Johnna was born September 12, 1982 to Mitch and Diana Cobaugh in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. She lived most of her life in the Ft. Lauderdale area with several years spent in Tennessee as well. She is survived by her son Kameron Cobaugh, mother Diana Cobaugh (Larry Howe), father Mitch (Nichol) Cobaugh, step sister Caroline (Andrew) Conn and a host of aunts, uncles and cousins that she absolutely adored.

Johnna loved her son, her family, animals and Miami football. She had a deep love and passion for the time she spent with horses. Her two dogs, Nina and Jackson, brought her pure joy. She was a VA caregiver for Vietnam Veteran Ron Boehl whom she loved very much. Johnna’s sweet nature was seen in all that she did and all those who she came in contact with. She never met a stranger and time with family and friends was precious to her. Her beautiful soul has left a trail of beautiful memories.

floral squareFamily and friends are invited to gather on Sunday, January 10th at Kraeer Funeral Home 1 North State Road 7, Margate, Florida. Visitation will be from 1p.m. until 3 p.m. and the service at 3p.m. Johnna’s final resting place will be in Tennessee where she will be laid to rest at White House Memorial Gardens on Sunday, January 17th at 2 p.m. followed by a Celebration of Life at her Tennessee home.

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

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Obituary for Larry Horn

Larry Lee Horn, 79, of White House, on January 17, 2021 went to his Heavenly home to join Our Father with his loving wife Kay of 52 years in his arms. He was born October 23, 1941 in Ashland, KY to Ethel Bert & Dollie Leadingham Horn. He was a dedicated Christian, amazing loving Father, Son, Brother, Uncle, Grandfather and Soldier. He worked as a police officer in Ashland, KY, was a Marine who served in the Vietnam War, KY Colonel, Civil Service, Army Reserves and Maintenance Director Second Army for 38 years with distinguished awards and medals. Semper Fi. Onward Soldier Welcome Home. “Well done, good and faithful servant”. Matthew 25:21.

He is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Carolyn Kay Horn; son, David Horn; sister, Cindy Rucker; brothers, Terry Horn and E.B. Horn. He is survived by his son, Chris (Sherry) Horn, White House, TN; daughters, Lisa (Randall) Smallwood-Nighbert, White House, TN, Tina Harrington, CA and Jennifer Horn; brother, Jerry (Sue) Horn; sisters, Penny (Don) Blevins, Pat (Troy) Muncy, Pam (Don) Simpson, Charlene (Sonny) Campbell, Sandra (Jim) Scruggs and floral squarePaula (Mike) Leake; daughter-in-law, Michele Horn; sister-in-laws, Darella Horn and Cathy Horn; brother-in-law, Phillip Rucker; 11 grandchildren, Corey, McCall, Grayson, Cameron, Parker, Jaxon, Margaret, Mally, Caleb, Jacob & Abbie. Private family committal service will be scheduled at Nashville National Cemetery with full military honors.

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

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Obituary for Nate Pershing Midkiff

Age 39 of Hendersonville passed away Thursday, January 14, 2021 in Hendersonville. He was born December 10, 1981 in Owensboro, KY to Fred Midkiff & Lynn Beatty. He worked as an operator for Earth Solutions. Nate was an avid Alabama Crimson Tide Fan. He enjoyed spending time outdoors and loved hunting and fishing. He wanted everyone to be happy and loved his family very much.

He is preceded in death by his paternal grandmother, Marjorie Ann Midkiff; maternal grandfather, William Allen “Papaw Bill” Beatty; 2 infant sons, Sawyer and Liam. He is survived by his mother and step-father, Lynn (Scott) Lucas, Hendersonville, TN; father and step-mother, Fred (Toni) Midkiff, Hartford, Kentucky; daughters, Ashlynn Midkiff, Huntsville, AL and Mallory Midkiff, Cromwell, KY; siblings, Ashley Midkiff, Nicholas Day, Jessica Lucas & Steven Gilmore; paternal grandfather, LC Midkiff; maternal grandmother, Jayne Beatty; 6 nieces and nephews, Bailee Midkiff, Brianna Ray, floral squareBranson, Ray, Bella Ray, Ryker Pryor and Blakely Brace.

Funeral service is scheduled for Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at 6pm in the chapel of Austin & Bell Funeral Home in White House. Visitation is planned for Tuesday, January 19, 2021 3-6pm at the funeral home.

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

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Obituary for Donald Rhea Cole

Donald Rhea Cole, age 76 of Greenbrier passed away Thursday, January 14, 2021 at Alive Hospice in Nashville, after a seven year battle with ALS.

A Funeral Mass will be held on Tuesday, January 19th at 12pm at Our Lady Of Lourdes Catholic Church in Springfield, TN with Father Anthony Lopez officiating. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery in Nashville.

He was born in Nashville, TN on April 12, 1944 to the late James Elton and Hazel Mangrum Cole. He was also preceded in death by brother, James Aubrey “Sonny” Cole and his best friend, Terry Davidson.

He was of the Catholic faith and worked 30 plus years as an assembler for Peterbilt Motors. He loved his sons, playing his guitar and fishing.

floral squareHe is survived by his wife of 47 years, Alice Kathleen Crumpler Cole; sons, Travis Rhea Cole, Brian Joseph (Jessica) Cole; brothers, Robert Cole, Mike (Joy) Cole; grandson, Gentry Rhea Cole and lifelong friend, Larry Perrigo.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to his ALS chapter in his memory at www.alstn.org

Arrangements entrusted to Austin and Bell Funeral Home

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Obituary for Charles Paul Howell

Age 81 of Cottontown passed away Saturday, January 16, 2021 at his home. He was born June 11, 1939 in Anniston, AL to Fred L. and Christine Shinn Howell. He worked as a computer operator for IRS until his retirement. Mr. Howell proudly served his country in the USAF and was a member of White House First United Methodist Church. He was an avid University of Alabama fan. He enjoyed spending time with his friends and was a regular each morning at Johnson’s Crossroads for breakfast. He also loved dogs.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Fred and Christine Howell. He is survived by his wife of 59-1/2 years, Mary Howell, Cottontown, TN; daughters, Melissa Howell, Clarksville, TN, Debra floral squareNeal, Lincolnton, NC, Julie (Gordon) Montgomery, Cold Water, MS and Paula Howell Keith, Portland, TN; 15 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren.

A graveside committal service is scheduled for Friday, January 29, 2021 at 2pm with military honors. Due to the covid-19 pandemic a Celebration of Life Gathering will be planned at a later date.

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

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Obituary for Michael Kevin Smythe

Age 51 of Nashville passed away Wednesday, January 13, 2021 at his home. He was born November 4, 1969 in Nashville, TN to Mike and Barbara Searcy Smythe. He attended White House High School He served in the TN Army National Guard #269 Military Police, where he was deployed to Qatar and Iraq. He enjoyed photography and MMA (mixed martial arts), karate,judo and taekwondo. He had previously been a martial arts instructor at UT.

He is preceded in death by his mother, Barbara Searcy Smythe. He is survived by his father, Mike (Anita) Smythe, Mountain Home, AR; sisters, Dena Johnson, Nashville, TN and Meri Jaxon, Scottsdale, AZ; step-brothers, Chris Leaming and Gary Leaming, both of AR.

Funeral service is scheduled for Monday, January 18, 2021 at 1pm in the chapel of Austin & Bell Funeral Home in White House with Bro. floral squareRichard Garza officiating. Interment will follow in Palmer Cemetery with family and friends serving as pallbearers. Visitation is planned for Monday, January 18, 2021 10am until the hour of the service at the funeral home. Memorial contributions are requested to the Wounded Warrior Project.

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

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Obituary for Ruby Juanita Harshbarger

Ruby Juanita Harshbarger, age 86 of Hendersonville, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, January 13, 2021 in Nashville.

Ruby was preceded in death by her parents, William and Myrtle Eaton;
husband, Larry; sister Betty Eaton; brothers Jim Eaton, Paul Eaton, and Bill Eaton.

She is survived by her sons, Rod (Gale) Cook, Paul (Jane) Cook, Mark (Kathy) Harshbarger, Mike (Jeanie) Harshbarger and Mitch (Melissa) Abbott; as well as numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Ruby retired from Walmart after twenty-six years, where she developed close and lasting friendships. She loved to travel; she spent time in England and Scotland several years ago. She always enjoyed Arizona, New Mexico, and Colorado, but her favorite destination was the sunshine and sand of any beach. Ruby was without a doubt Ray Price’s #1 fan, from seeing him perform live many times to always having his music playing in her house and car. She knew all the words and would sing along to every one of his songs.

Ruby really enjoyed playing cards and dominoes with her buddies at Christian Manor, where she resided. She also had a lot of fun as a member of the Red Hat Ladies.

For the last several years, Ruby loved serving the patients and staff as a volunteer at TriStar Hendersonville Medical Center.

“Grandma Ruby” was loved and will be missed by her grandchildren and great- grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 11:00 am until 12:00 Noon on Monday, January 25, 2021 at Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Hendersonville. A Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be conducted at 12:00 Noon Monday, January 25, 2021 in the funeral home chapel with Willie Acevedo officiating. Private Burial for family only will follow.

In lieu of flowers, Memorial Contributions may be made to:
Hendersonville Medical Center Volunteer Fund at 355 New Shackle floral squareIsland Rd., Hendersonville, TN 37075 or VFW Post 9851 at 73 New Shackle Island Rd., Hendersonville, TN 37075.

The funeral home asks that anyone attending the visitation and/or service to please wear a mask. For your safety, all CDC guidelines are to be followed.

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

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Obituary for Barbara Ruth Lynch Frost

Barbara Ruth Lynch Frost, born in Franklin, TN December 7, 1935, passed away on Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at Select Specialty Hospital in Nashville, TN after a 5-week brave battle with COVID-19. She inspired so many as she fought this dreaded disease and seemed to be on her way back. Everyone said it was a miracle, her story was followed by thousands on social media around the country and beyond and she had thousands praying for her. But she had been through so much, her body just gave out.

She is preceded in death by her father, Leo Lynch, Franklin, TN: mother, Fannie S. Lynch, Franklin, TN: sisters, Mary Lynch Jarvis, Nashville, TN and Frances Lynch Goodwin, Nashville, TN.

She is survived by her husband of 65 years, C. Donald Frost, Hendersonville, TN; daughter, Donna Ruth Frost, Hendersonville, TN; 2 sons, Robert Andrew Frost, Hendersonville, TN and John Anthony Frost, Gallatin, TN; 4 grandchildren, Jett Anthony Frost, Gallatin, TN, Piper Olivia Frost, Hendersonville, TN, Leo Stephen Frost, Hendersonville, TN and Blade Jarvis Frost, Gallatin, TN; brother, Robert S. Lynch (and wife Elizabeth) Denton, MD; our longtime friend, Randy L. Ford, Nashville, TN; Dawn Drefhall Frost, Hendersonville, TN, Julie Geller Frost, Gallatin, TN, Ashley Ziegler Frost, Hendersonville, TN; and a host of nieces and nephews, family and friends, all who called her Mama Frost, she was everybody’s mama! Also devoted granny to our dog Eddie and cat Sabrina.

Mom graduated from Franklin High School in 1954. Through the years she worked for Harpeth National Bank, Lasko Metal Products and CPS, then worked side by side with her husband Don in his business endeavors including the past 25 years assisting with production of his gospel tv show, Music City Gospel Showcase. Her love for gospel music came naturally as her family sang in churches and conventions, The Stephens Quartet. She and her sister Mary performed as a duo until she met her future husband Don at a gospel singing. His family were singing on the same circuits as well, The Frost Brothers Quartet. Both families had been longtime friends for many years. Mom and Dad and Aunt Mary Jarvis, and Uncles Carl and Alvin Frost formed the Frost Juniors Quartet and were popular singing in the area and on the road too. After the kids came along and Dad and his brothers formed all male quartet, Mom was busy working and taking care of 3 kids, getting us all to 3 different schools and activities, plus coming home and cooking dinners and getting us ready for another day. Mom still sang at our church, Franklin Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Franklin, TN where she was a member all of her life. She had the most beautiful voice of us all. She also prepared our church bulletins each week for many years and she had quite a ministry sending cards for so many years to family and friends everywhere for every occasion. She had a true caring heart and genuinely loved people. Her cards have touched many lives through the years. She was always so supportive of her kids’ musical endeavors; she would come to some of our shows through the years. She was very doting and supportive of her 4 grandchildren and all their activities through the years, she and Dad attended so many. Mom was an amazing cook, especially her Thanksgiving and Christmas dinners! She was the heart and soul, the rock of our family. The one who took care of us all. She was the one you could go to with any problem and she would listen, and give you the best advice and unconditional love. We are lost without her but we know she is in a better place and will be waiting for us.

The family will receive friends from 11:00am until 1:00pm on Monday, January 18, 2021 at Austin & Bell Funeral Home, 104 Sanders Ferry Road, Hendersonville, TN. A Celebration of Life Service will be conducted at 1:00pm Monday in the funeral home chapel with Brother Greg Dunn officiating. Burial will follow in the Beech Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Jett Anthony Frost, Leo Stephen Frost, Blade Jarvis Frost, Randy L. Ford, Jeffrey Grant floral squareAllen and Nate Craft. Honorary pallbearers are a host of family and friends. Flowers are most welcome because Mama loved them so much!

The funeral home asks that anyone attending the visitation and/or service to please wear a mask. For your safety, all CDC guidelines are to be followed.

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Obituary for Marsha Smiley

Marsha Kay Smiley, age 67 of Pleasant View, Tennessee, peacefully went to her final resting place to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday, January 11, 2021.

A graveside service was conducted at EverRest of Cheatham at 11:00AM on Thursday, January 14th, with Bro. Brad Shockley officiating. Burial followed with BJ Hudspeth, Ricky Reed, Wesley Fort, Alex Aymett, Edwin “Dependable” Hogan, Josh Jackson, Andy Johnson, and Matt Carrigan serving as pallbearers.

Honorary pallbearers were Jimbo Wilson, Ken Whitaker, Kevin Jarrell, David King, Michael Charvis, and the Pleasant View First Baptist Senior Adults.

Mrs. Smiley was born on November 11, 1953 in Nashville to the late Christopher and Geraldine “Gerry” Charvis.

She was retired, but her previous work included many years of service to the community that she loved as an EMT and nurse. She fiercely loved her family (to the moon and back), she loved being the #1 cheerleader as her grandsons played baseball and granddaughters cheered or played softball, she loved to shop, cheer on her TN Volunteers, Atlanta Braves, and Tennessee Titans, she was blessed to have many wonderful friends, an amazing church family, and her precious pets that she loved very much. Marsha was a longtime member of Pleasant View First Baptist Church and past member of the North Cheatham Civitan.

In addition to her parents , she was preceded in death by a brother, Billy Charvis; granddaughter Deanna Briscoe; and her beloved boxer, Byrnsey.

Survivors include her husband of 35 years, Danny Smiley; sons Freddie (Andrea) Biggs, Brian (Denise) Biggs, and Daniel (Brittany) Smiley; daughter, Serena (Brian) Collingsworth; brothers Alan (DC) Charvis and Charles (Renae) Charvis; 8 grandchildren: Christopher floral squareBiggs, Kali (Dylan) Morton, Hunter Collingsworth, Peyton (Ellie) Biggs, Korey Douglas, Kaylee Biggs, Easton Smiley, and Reese Smiley; 3 great-grandchildren (Jordan Briscoe, Angel Biggs, and Wesley Morton); and her beloved cat, Miss Kitty.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Pleasant View First Baptist Church building fund.

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Austin and Bell Funeral Home in Pleasant View is in charge of the arrangements. 6316 Highway 41 A, Pleasant View, Tennessee 37146

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Obituary for Barbara Anderson

Barbara Dell Moriarty Anderson, age 80 of Pleasant View, Tennessee, died Monday, January 11, 2021 at Skyline Medical Center in Nashville.

A graveside service was held at Martin Family Cemetery (3048 York Road) in Pleasant View at 12:30PM on Saturday, January 16, with Pastor Mark Totten officiating. Family and friends served as pallbearers.

Mrs. Anderson was born on January 8, 1941 in Dallas, Texas to the late Owenby Bill and Geraldine Smith Williams and later adopted by Hank Moriarty. She was a Certified Travel Counselor, loved traveling and Tennessee Titans Football. She enjoyed crafts, especially needlepoint, crochet, knitting, and diamond dots. Mrs. Anderson was involved in several different organizations including Tennessee Sunshine Travelers Camping Club, Al Menah Motor Club, and the Order of Eastern Star in Hawaii. She was the 1st Chairman of Montgomery County Tourist Commission and served on the Planning Commission for the City of Coopertown. She was a member of Grace Bible Church.

She is survived by her husband of 50 years and 6 months, John Anderson; sons, James (Cyndie) Anderson, and Robert Anderson; daughters, Deborah Anderson, Tiffany Leedle, and Emily Anderson; brother, Bruce Moriarty; sister, Karen Williams; grandchildren, John R. Anderson, Hunter Grolman, Sydney Grolman, Joshua floral squareAnderson, Spenser Black, and Angelina Anderson; and her beloved puppy dogs, Max & Amber.

If so desired memorial contributions are encouraged to the Shriners Hospital for Children, Attn: Office of Development, 2900 N. Rocky Point Drive, Tampa, Florida 33607.

Austin and Bell Funeral Home in Pleasant View is in charge of the arrangements. 6316 Highway 41 A, Pleasant View, Tennessee 37146

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Obituary for Sister Katherine Groves Woodard

Sister Katherine Groves Woodard was born May 10, 1937 to the late Rogied and Robbie Groves. She departed this life on January 7, 2021 at NorthCrest Medical Center in Springfield. She accepted Christ at an early age at Friendship Baptist Church under the pastorate of the late Rev. Thomas Sweeney. She sang in the Senior Choir and Women’s Chorus. She served for many years as Vice President of the Kitchen Committee. She received her education at Red River School in Orlinda.

She was employed for many years, cooking for the public. Two of those was Jim Dandy Market and Foodtown in Cross Plains. “Big Mama” as she was known by so many people always had a big smile on her face and she never met a stranger.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 18 years, Al Joe Woodard and 2 brothers, Robert Groves and Lee Groves. She leaves to cherish her memory her three daughters, Edna (Curtis) Dowlen of Franklin, KY, Gloria (Keith) Moore of Springfield, and Rita (Walter) Kennedy of Woodburn, KY; three sons, Robert Woodard of Cross Plains, Ricky (Maudie) Woodard of Cross Plains, and Joe (Michelle) Woodard of Franklin, KY; two step-daughters, Betty Lunsford and Nancy (Paul) Payne; one brother, James Terry (Sue) Groves of Cross floral squarePlains; two sisters-in-law, Martha Groves of Indianapolis, IN and Diane Groves of Detroit, MI; 17 grandchildren, Bryant (Anita) Teresa (Jack), Tony, Mikey, Dawn, Terence, Christy, Shawnta, Sharday, Alyssa, Joseph (Tameka), Natasha, Brittany, K.T., Rachael, and Susan; 20 great grandchildren; 13 great-great grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and other relatives and friends from all directions, north, south, east, and west.

Visitation and funeral services were held Tuesday January 12, 2021
at the Friendship Missionary Baptist Church at 2871 Friendship Road Cross PLains, TN 37049

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Obituary for Nancy Susan Key

Nancy Susan Key age 66 of Hendersonville passed away January 2, 2021 at the Hendersonville Medical Center. In her early years Ms. Key was a Reporter with the Tennessean and The Gallatin News but spent most of her life as a Special Education Teacher with the Sumner County School System working with learning, disabled and gifted students.

Nancy was preceded in death by her husband, David L. Key; parents, William and Evelyn Ruth Phillips; and a sister, Pauline Bell.

She is survived by her son, Philip Key; grandson, Charles Key; sister, Patricia Spivey; and her special furbaby, Amber.

The family received friends from 11:00 am until 2:00 pm on Saturday, January 16, 2021 at the Austin and Bell Funeral Home, Hendersonville. A Celebration of Life Memorial Service was conducted at 2:00 pm Saturday, January 16, 2021 in the funeral home chapel. Interment will follow in the Hendersonville Memory floral squareGardens.

The family request that any memorial contributions be made to the David L. Key Scholarship Fund at Volunteer State Community College.

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

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Obituary for Debra Jean “Debbie” Sorrells Tate

Debra Jean “Debbie” Sorrells Tate, 63, of Springfield, passed from this life on Saturday January 9, 2021 at North Crest Health.

Funeral services were conducted Wednesday January 13th at 1:00 p.m. at the Milldale Chapel with Dr. David Jicka, Steve Sorrells, and Billy Sorrells officiating. Interment followed in the Groves Cemetery in Portland with Brandon Tate, Clint Tate, Codie Searcy, Mason Kirkup, Jeremiah Johnson, and Bradley Baird serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers were Heath Tate, Claudale Tate, Lance Tate, Mark Bennett, Homer Dale Mayes, Kyle Tate, and Chad Tate. The family received friends from 11:00 a.m. until service time on Wednesday at the Milldale Chapel.

Debbie was born October 30, 1957 in Honolulu, HI. She was a graduate of Greenbrier High School Class of 1975. Debbie worked 30+ years at Sorrells and Gossett Ford Tractor Company in Portland, she also worked in the Grand Ole Opry gift shop, and with O’Reilly Auto Parts. She was a member of Orlinda Baptist Church. Debbie loved sports, especially college football and basketball. Her teams were the Commodores and Vols. She loved spending time with her family, and especially always knowing what her grandchildren were doing. She was preceded in death by her father: William Thomas “Bill” Sorrells.

floral squareDebbie is survived by her husband: Dale Tate of Springfield, by her sons: Brandon (Hannah Harrison) Tate of Springfield, Heath (Charissa) Tate of Portland, Clint (Jada) Tate of Cross Plains, Claudale (Summer) Tate of Portland, and Lance (Chucky) Tate of Portland, by her mother: Jean Follis Sorrells of Greenbrier, by her brother: Tommy (Mitra) Sorrells of Windermere, FL, by her grandchildren: Kat (Blake) Ruby, Kodie Searcy, Lilli Tate, Dawson Tate, Dustin Tate, and Blayden Tate, and by her nieces: Analisa, Leila, and Shelby.

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Obituary for Wilburn Paul Wilkins

Wilburn Paul Wilkins, 89, of the Hopewell community in Springfield, passed away on Sunday January 10, 2021 at Vanderbilt Medical Center.

Funeral services were conducted Thursday January 14th at 1:00 p.m. in the Oakhurst Chapel of the Robertson County Funeral Home with Reverend Jim Woodard officiating. Interment followed in the Hopewell Cemetery with Roger Turns, Barry Turns, Andy Mason, Mike Cobb, Jeff Doss, and Sam Andavazo serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers were Geoff Wilkins, Dwayne Wilkins, Steve Wilkins, Mike Wilkins, and Don Wilkins. The family received friends on Thursday from 10:00 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.

Mr. Wilkins was born April 2, 1931 in Robertson County to the late Ellis and Glenna Prince Wilkins. He was a graduate of Springfield High School Class of 1949. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He served during the Korean Conflict and was the recipient of the National Defense Medal, the Efficiency Honor Fedelity Medal, and was a member of the Sons of the American Revolution. Mr. Wilkins was a member of Hopewell Baptist Church where he was a Deacon and former church treasurer. He loved working crossword puzzles, gardening, and animals.

floral squareIn addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife: Betty Doss Wilkins, and by his brothers: Ellis Wilkins, Jr., Raymond “Doug” Wilkins, Leroy Wilkins, and James R. Wilkins. Mr. Wilkins is survived by son and daughter-in-law: Randy and Kathie Wilkins of Springfield, by his daughter and son-in-law: Brenda and David Porter of Springfield, and by his grandchildren: Jason Wilkins, Joseph Wilkins, Benjamin Wilkins, and Liz Wilkins.

If so desired, memorial contributions can be made to the Hopewell Cemetery fund.

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Obituary for Charles Benjamin Rust

Charles Benjamin Rust, 88, of Adams, passed away on Friday January 8, 2021 at Vanderbilt Medical Center.

Graveside memorial services were conducted Thursday January 14th at 2:00 p.m. in the Adams Cemetery with Reverend Ken Gillespie and Reverend Paul Edwards officiating. There was no visitation prior to the graveside memorial service.

Mr. Rust was born May 4, 1932 in New Tazwell to the late Noel D. and Thelma Lynch Rust. He was one of three remaining students that graduated from Bell School in the class of 1949. He went on to graduate from Austin Peay State University, Perdue University, and Western Kentucky University. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, where he served five years at the end of the Korean Conflict. Mr. Rust retired from the Todd County Board of Education where he began as a classroom teacher, then went on to serve as a principal, and then serve as the Assistant Superintendent of Schools with over 40 years of combined service. He was a member of Adams United Methodist Church, the American Legion, and the Adams Masonic Lodge and Eastern Star. Mr. Rust loved working in his vegetable garden, mowing his yard, and always enjoyed reading the daily newspaper and his Bible every day. The highlight of his life was his family. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, and uncle. He adored his wife, his three daughters, and especially his two grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his siblings: Walter Scott Rust, Dartha Louise Rust, Janet Rust, Thelma Ann Rust Davenport, and Glenda Kay Rust Hunter. Mr. Rust is survived by his wife, Martha Belk Rust, whom he would be married to for 45 years this coming August, by his daughters and son-in-law: Sarah and Jeremy Cecil of Clarksville, Martha Elizabeth Rust of Decatur, floral squareGA, and Nancy Gay Rust of Adams, by the two that kept the sparkle glowing in his eyes, his grandchildren, Charlee and Katherine Cecil, by his sister: Carrie Neter Rust of Lafayette, IN, and by his nieces, nephews, and many friends.

If so desired, memorial contributions may be made to Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee or to St. Jude Children’s Hospital.

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Obituary for Sister Katherine Groves Woodard

Sister Katherine Groves Woodard was born May 10, 1937 to the late Rogied and Robbie Groves. She departed this life on January 7, 2021 at NorthCrest Medical Center in Springfield.

She accepted Christ at an early age at Friendship Baptist Church under the pastorate of the late Rev. Thomas Sweeney. She sang in the Senior Choir and Women’s Chorus. She served for many years as Vice President of the Kitchen Committee. She received her education at Red River School in Orlinda.

She was employed for many years, cooking for the public. Two of those was Jim Dandy Market and Foodtown in Cross Plains. “Big Mama” as she was known by so many people always had a big smile on her face and she never met a stranger.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 18 years, Al Joe Woodard and 2 brothers, Robert Groves and Lee Groves. She leaves to cherish her memory her three daughters, Edna (Curtis) Dowlen of Franklin, KY, Gloria (Keith) Moore of Springfield, and Rita (Walter) Kennedy of Woodburn, KY; three sons, Robert Woodard of Cross floral squarePlains, Ricky (Maudie) Woodard of Cross Plains, and Joe (Michelle) Woodard of Franklin, KY; two step-daughters, Betty Lunsford and Nancy (Paul) Payne; one brother, James Terry (Sue) Groves of Cross Plains; two sisters-in-law, Martha Groves of Indianapolis, IN and Diane Groves of Detroit, MI; 17 grandchildren, Bryant (Anita) Teresa (Jack), Tory, Mikey, Dawn, Terence, Christy, Shawnta, Sharaday, Alyssa, Joseph (Tameka), Natasha, Brittany, K.T., and Rachael; 20 great grandchildren; 13 great-great grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and other relatives and friends from all directions, north, south, east, and west.

Visitation was held Tuesday January 12, 2021 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church located at 2871 Friendship Road Cross Plains, TN 37049. Funeral followed at
1:00 PM at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church located at 2871 Friendship Road Cross Plains, TN 37049

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Obituary for Dr. Geraldine Farmer

Dr. Geraldine Farmer, 81, of Springfield, TN, passed from this life on Tuesday, January 5, 2021, at her home surrounded by love, after a long illness.

Geraldine was born September 15, 1939, to Drewy and Nevida Burton Taylor in Brighton, Tennessee. She attended schools in Tipton County, graduating valedictorian from Frazier High School at the age of 16. To further her education, she matriculated at Lane College (Jackson, TN). While at Lane College, she was active in many student organizations, including science clubs, a band member as a majorette, and became a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated. Gerre was a science tutor, and tutored quarterback/basketball player, Robert Farmer, from Springfield, TN. They married in Covington, TN on December 28, 1959. She graduated from Lane College in May 1960, equipped with the knowledge and skills to become an exceptional educator, community servant, leader, and mentor; she continued to learn and share her love of learning with others.

Her teaching career began at Bransford High School and she taught at Springfield Jr. High/Westside Elementary (1960-1967). She served as guidance counselor for a year in Tipton County. In 1971, she was employed with Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools, Goodlettsville High School, where she taught science including Chemistry and Physics until 1984. She also coached the girls and boys golf teams, taking them to the state tournament. After 1984, she served as Coordinator of Science for the State of Tennessee until the Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools reclaimed her expertise where she served as their Coordinator of Science until she retired.

Dr. Farmer’s educational journey included a Master of Arts, Fisk University; Education Specialist, George Peabody College/Vanderbilt University; and Doctor of Education, Tennessee State University, graduating Summa Cum Laude in 1986. Geraldine continued formal education receiving various certifications and endorsements in science and math. Gerre’s passion was in education and loved her career of teaching students, mentoring student teachers, working at universities, and she continued learning until her health declined.

She was an active member of Banks Chapel United Methodist Church and labored untiringly through the years in various church ministries and established the Youth Education Ministry.

Dr. Farmer served on many boards in the Robertson County community, including Northcrest Hospital. She was the first African American Female elected school board member on the Robertson County Board of Education.

Miss Gerre was preceded in death by her parents, and her sister, Ina Taylor Yarbrough. She leaves to cherish her memory, husband of 61 years, Robert, daughter, Yvette Patrick (Joseph) and son, Robert L. Farmer, III (Lisa). She was grandmother to Joseph Patrick II, Julian Farmer, Jade Johnson (William), and Jordan Patrick. She also had 2 great grands, Lucas and Liliana Johnson. Sister, Mary Drew Taylor Jones (Avery) and brother, Thomas Preston Taylor, brother-in-law, James E. Farmer, and sister-in-law, Shirley Johnson (Daniel), and many nieces, nephews, cousins, friends, co-workers, church members, travel companions, students and so many others.

In lieu of flowers or other expressions of condolence, the family requests memorial contributions be made payable to the Banks Chapel UM Church for the “Dr. Geraldine Farmer STEM Memorial Scholarship Fund”. All donations may be mailed c/o Robertson County Funeral Home, 2201 Memorial Blvd., Springfield, TN 37172.

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Then place them in my mother’s arms and tell her they’re from me.

Tell her that I love and miss her and when she turns to smile,

Place a kiss upon her cheek and hold her for a while.

Visitation was held  Monday January 11, 2021 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM at the Robertson County Funeral Home. Graveside service was held Monday January 11, 2021 at 3:00 PM at Banks Chapel Cemetery 2599 Old Hwy 431 S. Springfield, TN 37172.

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Obituary for Patricia Ann Proctor

Patricia Ann Proctor, age 79 of Springfield, died Tuesday, January 5, 2021 at NorthCrest Health.

Her remains were cremated and memorial services will be held at a later date.

Ms. Proctor was born January 18, 1941 in Robertson County to the late George Albert and Pauline Traughber Gower. She was an active member of Victory Freewill Baptist Church and was the manager of the Holiday House. She worked as a florist for over 30 years and also sewed making wedding dresses. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Alfred Gower.

floral squareShe is survived by her sons, Bobby Hall, Jr. of England, David Allen Hall of Springfield, Jeff Leftrick of Springfield, and Jason Leftrick of Springfield; a daughter, Tonya Ellis of Killeen, TX; brothers, Jackie Gower of Cedar Hill, George Gower of Marlow, OK, and Larry Gower of Springfield; sister, Sheila Hudson of Springfield; 9 grandchildren; and 15 great grandchildren.

Robertson County Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

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Obituary for John Thomas “Tommy” Moore

John Thomas Moore “Tommy”, born December 17, 1939, passed away peacefully on January 10, 2021 after a short battle with cancer. He was a machinist by trade and was a very talented man. He enjoyed woodworking, bluegrass music and could make or fix almost anything. He was a 32nd degree Scottish Rite Mason, a member of Beech Lodge #240 and was a member of Cherry Mound Baptist Church. He attended Goodlettsville High School, Class of 1957. He was loved by his family and friends and will be dearly missed.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Tom and Edna Moore; 2 sisters, Bettye and Emily. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Tommie Jean; his children, Heather Williams (James), Dennis McGiboney (Paula); his grandchildren, Kayla, Anna, Brooke, Amber, Clint and Nikki; 6 great-grandchildren and another one due in May; brother, Robert Moore (Jan) and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral service was held Wednesday, January 13, 2021 at 1pm in the chapel of Austin & Bell Funeral Home in White House with Pastor Greg Young officiating. Interment followed in White floral squareHouse Memorial Gardens with Dennis McGiboney, James Williams, Michael Carroll, Terry Carroll, Chris Carroll and Triston Carroll serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers were Clint McGiboney, Sam Schmidt, Burl Cope, Phil Wills, Bill Givens and Tracy Martin. Visitation was held Tuesday, January 12, 2021 4-8pm and Wednesday, January 13, 2021 10am until the hour of the service at the funeral home.

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Obituary for Joe L. Martin Sr.

Joe Leslie Martin, Sr. passed away Friday, January 8, 2021 at Skyline Medical Center.

There are no services planned.

Joe was born in Springfield, TN on July 14, 1936 to the late John Henry and Amerrela Bryant Martin. He was also preceded in death by son, Joe Leslie Martin, Jr. and 4 sisters.

He loved spending time with his family, watching the Titans play football and fishing. He was retired from Koppers Manufacturing Company.

floral squareHe is survived by his wife, Dorothy Mae Carter Martin; daughter, Mary (Tony) Cook; grandchildren, Brandy Nicole (Michael) Cotner, Kimberly (Josh) Pentecost; great-grandchildren, Harley Knight, Jameson Hunt and Ty Cotner.

Arrangements entrusted to Austin and Bell Funeral Home, 509 Walnut St., Springfield, TN 37172

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Obituary for Kay Marley

Kay Lynn Marley, age 63 of Springfield, Tennessee died Saturday, January 9, 2021.

A memorial service was held at 4:00PM on Thursday, January 14th, at Battle Creek Baptist Church in Springfield.

Ms. Marley was born on July 9, 1957 in El Paso, Texas to the late Carl and Matilda Fennel Thomas. She worked as a seamstress for VF Workwear and loved cooking and making people happy. She was a member of Battle Creek Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Ken Marley; brother, David Thomas; and sister, Jean Shelton.

She is survived by her sons, David Burnette (Helena Parrish), James (Serenity) Burnette, Michael (Cassie) Thomas, Chris (Laura) Burnette; grandchildren, Victoria Thomas, Lindsey Thomas, Reese Thompson, Anthony Burnette, Brooklee Burnette, Skylar Phillips, Arya Burnette, Tieler Burnette, Zac Coleman, Therasa Matthews; floral squareand great-grandchildren, Nolan Guidry, Brent Ley, and Chance Wildman.

If so desired memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 220 Great Circle Road, Suite 134, Nashville, Tennessee 37228.

Austin and Bell Funeral Home in Pleasant View is in charge of these arrangements. 6316 Highway 41A, Pleasant View, Tennessee 37146

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Obituary for Pam Goodfred

Pamela “Pam” Faye Goodfred, age 63 of Joelton, Tennessee, died Friday, January 8, 2021 at St. Thomas Midtown in Nashville.

Funeral services were conducted at Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Pleasant View at 11:00AM on Friday, January 15th, with Bro. Randy Riggs officiating. Burial followed in the Spring Hill Cemetery in Nashville with Jeff Lamb, Mikie Murphy, Frankie Berry, Darrell Berry, Brian Smith, Sr. Brian Smith, Jr. Lil Mark Proctor, and Mickey Parrish serving as pallbearers.

The family received friends at the funeral home from 4:00PM-8:00PM, on Thursday, January 14th , and again on Friday from 9:00AM until the hour of service at 11:00AM.

Mrs. Goodfred was born on October 1, 1957 in Nashville, Tennessee to the late Frank and Jeanette Haynie Smith, Sr. She dearly loved her family and enjoyed auctions of any kind.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her granddaughter, Kelsea Lamb; and step-sister, Dorothy Haynie.

Survivors include her husband, Joe Goodfred, Sr., sons, Joe Goodfred, Jr., and Mikie Murphy; daughter, Kathy (Jeff) Goodfred; floral squarebrothers, Bubba (Betty) Smith, and Handyman (Theresa) Smith; sisters, Kitty Kelley, Darlene (Ronnie) Parrish, Diane Simmons, Tissy (Lonnie) Murphy; grandchildren, Shelby (B.J.) Goodfred, Haylee (Zack) Lamb, Bentley Murphy, and Paisleigh Murphy; great-grandchild, Eli Lamb; 12 nieces & nephews; 24 great-nieces & nephews; and a loving host of friends.

Austin and Bell Funeral Home in Pleasant View is in charge of these arrangements. 6316 Highway 41A, Pleasant View, Tennessee 37146

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Obituary for Shirley “Bo” Wayne Thompson

“Bo”-Age 78 of Cottontown passed away Wednesday, January 6, 2021 at Select Specialty Hospital in Nashville. He was born June 12, 1942 in Mount Juliet, TN to Robert and Odis Boner Thompson. He was retired from Oscar Mayer, where he worked as a meat processor. After retirement, he ran a lawn service. He loved horses and was a member of the Bethel Road Saddle Club. Bo was an avid White House Blue Devils Football fan, a devoted family man, a great Daddy and Granddaddy and was dedicated to his community. He was a member of White House First United Methodist Church.

He is preceded in death by his parents; first wife, Patricia Robertson Thompson; 4 brothers; 4 sisters. He is survived by his wife, Neicie Thompson, Cottontown, TN; sons, Kevin (Kerry) Thompson, Cross Plains, TN; daughters, Patti (Jerry) Harper, White House, TN, Jamie (Jody) Covington, Greenbrier, TN and Beth (Scott) Clay, Cottontown, TN; brothers, Lee Thompson, James (Sue) Thompson and Lewis Thompson, all of Lebanon, TN; sister, Pat Davenport, Antioch, TN; 9 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren.

floral squareFuneral service was held Saturday, January 9, 2021 at 1 pm in the chapel of Austin & Bell Funeral Home in White House with Bro. Lloyd Doyle officiating. Interment followed in White House Memorial Gardens with family and friends serving as pallbearers. Visitation with the family was held Friday, January 8, 2021 4-8pm and Saturday, January 9, 2021 10am until the hour of the service at the funeral home.

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

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Obituary for Otis Truax

Otis Cill Truax, age 62 of Pleasant View, Tennessee, died Friday, January 8, 2021 at Skyline Medical Center in Nashville.

Funeral services were conducted at Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Pleasant View at 4:00PM on Saturday, January 16th.

The family received friends at the funeral home on Saturday from 10:00AM until the time of service at 4:00PM.

Mr. Truax was born on May 15, 1958 in Louisville, Kentucky to the late Robert and Mary Anna Brown Truax. He was a very talented vocalist, songwriter, and musician. He loved bass fishing, Harley Davidson motorcycles, old cars and reading. Stephen King was one floral squareof his favorite authors. He was a good father and a good man.

Survivors include his step-sons, Dustin Harris, and John Paul Stevens; sisters, Ann Wolney, and Lawana Williams; his loving soulmate, Jean Keller; and 4 beloved pets, Toto, Munchkin, Mavis (aka Torti) and Gabby.

Austin and Bell Funeral Home in Pleasant View is in charge of these arrangements. 6316 Highway 41A, Pleasant View, Tennessee 37146

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Obituary for Kathleen Ann Brawner

Kathleen Ann Brawner age 90 of Hendersonville passed away Wednesday, January 6, 2021 at the Skyline Medical Center. Mrs. Brawner was a server at Shoney’s and Bob Evans for over 30 years. She loved her family more than anything, loved to laugh and loved watermelon. Mrs. Brawner loved sports of all kinds and was a huge Titan’s fan.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert R. Brawner; her parents, Clinton K. and Mary Coder; and a brother, Dr. W.W. Coder.

Mrs. Brawner is survived by her daughters, Suzi (Bubba) Perry and Barbi (David) Kutilek; son, Wayne (Susan) Brawner; grandchildren, Keith Brawner, Shaun Brawner, Bobby Perry and Cody Perry; several great grandchildren; and a brother, Bernie Coder.

floral squareThere was a private family graveside service for Mrs. Brawner in the Nashville National Cemetery where she was laid to rest beside her husband.

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

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Obituary for Mary Goodman

Mary Gill “Polly” Goodman passed away, January 6, 2021, at the age of 98. She was born December 24, 1922, in Logan County, Kentucky.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 49 years, Dr. William R. Goodman, a brother, Hugh B. Gill, Jr. and her parents, Hugh and Lillian Gill.

She is survived by sons, Bill (Diane) Goodman of Springfield, TN, and Tom (Phyllis) Goodman of South Lyon, Michigan, a sister, Hannah Gill Engel and grandchildren, Claire Goodman (Robert) Sawyer, Alex (Courtney) Goodman, Corey Goodman (Jud) McMichael and Kyle Goodman, and seven great grandchildren, Anne Claire Sawyer, Will Goodman, Robert Sawyer, Clayton Goodman, Ruby McMichael, Lillian Goodman and Hazel McMichael.

She was a proud Veteran of the U. S. Marine Corps, having served during World War II. She attended Austin Peay State University and later worked for National Life Insurance Company, both before and after the war. After raising her family, she worked as a dental assistant to her husband Dr. W. R. Goodman. She was an active member of Cedar Hill Baptist Church, having served as church clerk for many years and after moving to Springfield she was a member of Springfield Baptist Church. She was active in the community, including serving as a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the Robertson County Historical Society.

floral squareIn consideration of the Covid-19 pandemic, graveside services were conducted on Saturday, January 9, 2021, at 2:00 p.m., at Bellwood Cemetery, Adams, TN.

Memorial contributions may be made to Cedar Hill Baptist Church, Springfield Baptist Church or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

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

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Obituary for Clarence Jones

Clarence Bates Jones, 87, of Ashland City, TN died January 6th, 2021 with his family by his side at St. Thomas Midtown Hospital in Nashville, TN.

Clarence was born October 21, 1933 in Scottsboro-Nashville, TN to Arthur & Erith (Bates) Jones.

He served in the US Army for 2 years; worked for Scott Bolt & Screw Barge Co; Walton Construction Company & Heavy Equipment Operator for Oman Construction Company. (30 years)

He enjoyed life riding/working on motorcycles, going to his children and grandchildren’s ballgames, wrestling matches, and drag races, working puzzles and just relaxing with his loving wife watching ballgames and westerns.

He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Velma (Peggy) J. (Demonbreun) Jones; three children, daughter Janice L (Jones) Weiss, (Mike Berry), son– Clarence (Eddie) Jones (Denise), & daughter– Karen F Jones; six grandchildren, Tiffany LeAnn (Spann) Holder (Mike Brown), Christopher Wayne Jones (Johanna), Jordan Bates Weiss (Baley Miles), Andrew James Weiss, Taylor McCullough (Rebecca), Devin Michael Kimble (Chelsey Arnold), Dalen Paul Kimble; three great grandchildren– Nathan Daniel Holder, Piper Marie Jones, Joseph Alexander McCullough;
Two sisters– Martha (Jones) Creekmur, Elba (Jones) McCullough (Gene) One brother– William Cecil Jones

He was the BEST husband, father, brother, grandfather, great grandfather we could have ever ask for ——He was the BOSS!!!!

Preceded in death by his father, Arthur Ulyess Jones; mother Erith Irene (Bates) Jones, brother Arthur U. Jones, JR., and son-in-law Howard Jeffrey Weiss.

Funeral services were conducted at Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Pleasant View at 2:00PM on Monday, January 11, with his nephew, Danny Demonbreun and Tommy Ellis officiating. Burial followed floral squarein EverRest of Cheatham with his grandchildren, Christopher Jones, Jordon Weiss, Devin Kimble, Dalen Kimble, Nathan Holder & Taylor McCullough serving as pallbearers.

The family received friends at the funeral home from 4:00PM until 8:00PM on Sunday, January 10th, and again on Monday beginning at 12 noon until the hour of service at 2:00PM.

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Austin and Bell Funeral Home in Pleasant View is in charge of these arrangements. 6316 Highway 41A, Pleasant View, Tennessee 37146

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Obituary for Irene Pluth

Irene Jeane Pluth, age 86 of Ashland City, Tennessee, died Wednesday, January 6, 2021 at her residence.

A memorial service was conducted at 2:00 o’ clock pm, Friday, January 15th, 2021, at the Pleasant View United Methodist Church with Bro. Paul Edwards Officiating.

There was no visitation prior to the memorial service.

Services and burial were arranged with the Mihovk-Rosenacker Funeral Home in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Mrs. Pluth was born on June 18th, 1934 in Cincinnati, Ohio to the late Edwin and Edithe Maye Maxwell Reinhardt. She enjoyed roller skating and ballroom dancing. She was a member of Eastern Star, Red Hat Society, and Pleasant View United Methodist Church.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Ronald J. Pluth; and brother, Joseph Reinhardt.

floral squareShe is survived by her daughter, Robyn (Steve) Weinberg; sister, Deborah Reinhardt; grandchildren, Amber (Simon) Weinberg Jones and Kaylee Weinberg; and her beloved cat, Priscilla.

If so desired memorial contributions may be made to the Cheatham County Animal Control Shelter, 2797 Sams Creek Road, Pegram, Tennessee 37143.

Austin and Bell Funeral Home in Pleasant View is in charge of these arrangements. 6316 Highway 41A, Pleasant View, Tennessee 37146

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Obituary for Mac Bellar

Malcolm “Mac” Tolley Bellar was born and entered into the presence of Jesus on Thursday, January 6th, 2021.

There was a private family service with burial in Springhill Cemetery in Goodlettsville.

Mac was born January 6, 2021 to James “Jamie” and Catherine Reagan Bellar.

He is survived by his parents; siblings, Daisy Jane Bellar, Frank Errol Bellar; paternal grandparents, Ronnie (Brenda) Bellar; maternal grandfather, Byron Reagan; maternal grandmother, Gayle floral squareReagan; paternal great-grandmother, Rebecca Bellar; maternal great-grandparents, Don (Mary Jane) Reagan and Lyman Choate.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Springhill Baptist Church Children’s Ministry, 6137 Dividing Ridge Road, Goodlettsville, TN 37072.

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

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Obituary for Craig Alec Jordan

Craig Alec Jordan age 50 of Hendersonville passed away Tuesday, January 5, 2021 at his home after a long battle with lung cancer. Craig had a very sincere nature, was very helpful to everyone, had an infectious smile, and loved his family very much. He loved the outdoors and enjoyed fishing and biking. Craig had worked as a Diesel Technician for Prevost for over 20 years.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Betty Jordan.

Craig is survived by his wife, Kimberly Jordan; son, Douglas Shatney; father, Royce Jordan; brother, Eric (Ellen) Jordan; sisters, Kim (Kris) Wooden and Taryn Jordan Feeley; and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

The family received friends from 11:00am until 1:00pm and again from 4:00pm until 7:00pm on Friday, January 8, 2021 at the Austin and Bell Funeral Home in Hendersonville. A Celebration of floral squareLife service was conducted at 7:00pm Friday in the funeral home chapel. Burial followed in the Evarts Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Evarts, KY on Saturday, January 9, 2021 at 4:00pm.

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

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Obituary for Sue Robertson

Sue Carlisle Robertson, age 87, of Greenbrier, passed away Monday, January 4, 2021 at NHC Healthcare.

No services are planned.

Ms. Robertson was born November 2, 1933 in Adams, TN to the late Joe Oliver and Floris Nolen Robertson, Jr. She was a school teacher for 42 years and led the Greenbrier Band for many of those years. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Greenbrier.

floral squareIn addition to her parents Ms. Robertson is preceded in death by her sister, Shirley Robertson Matthews.

Ms. Robertson is survived by her nephews Marc S. Matthews and Kevin T. Matthews; and a host of extended family and dear friends.

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

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Obituary for Phillip Perry

Phillip Adam Nicholas Perry “Phil”, age 32 of Pleasant View, Tennessee, died Monday, January 4, 2021.

There was a private family funeral service with Garnett Reid officiating.

Entombment followed at the Joelton Hills Memory Gardens Mausoleum in Joelton with Keith Murphy, Sean Harlow, Rob Harlow, Owen Harlow, Jeremiah Perry, and Donnie Harlow serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers were Chris and Karen Boone.

Phillip was born on May 2, 1988 in Nashville, Tennessee. He was a member of Sycamore High School’s Class of 2006 and worked as an equipment operator in the construction business. He was a Christian.

He is preceded in death by his grandfather, Eldridge Perry.

floral squareSurvivors include his parents, Phillip M. and Cindy Perry; brother, Keith (Brandi) Murphy; sister, Brea (Sean) Harlow; grandmother, Fay Perry; nieces and nephews, Owen & Sylvia Harlow, Chase Hampton, and Kennedy & Kendall Murphy.

If so desired memorial contributions may be made to the National Association of Mental Illness Davidson County Chapter.

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Austin and Bell Funeral Home in Pleasant View is in charge of these arrangements. 6316 Highway 41A, Pleasant View, Tennessee 37146

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