In Loving Memory: Obituaries Of The Week January 2, 2019

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In Loving Memory: Obituaries Of The Week January 2, 2019

In Loving Memory: Obituaries From Dec. 27 – Jan. 2, 2019

ROBERTSON COUNTY TENNESSEE: (Smokey Barn News)

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Obituary for Fred Warren Schott Jr.

Fred Warren Schott Jr.Fred Warren Schott, Jr., 86, of Springfield, passed away on Tuesday January 1, 2019 at his home from Lewy Body Dementia.

Funeral services will be conducted Friday January 4th at 1:00 p.m. in the Oakhurst Chapel of the Robertson County Funeral Home with Reverend Chris Warren and Reverend Steve Shauf officiating. Interment will follow in Springfield Memorial Gardens with Richard Mayfield, David Thomas, Mike Parker, Bob DeBerry, Teddy Douglas, and Trent Randolph serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be Andy Gupton, Jim and Kim Schott. The family will receive friends on Thursday from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and on Friday from 11:00 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.

Message from White House Community Volunteer Fire Dept.,

It is with great sorry that we announce the passing of former Robertson County Fire Chief and former officer and Chaplin for THP Fred Schott. He was an advisor and friend to us for many years. His son retired Springfield Fire Chief is a member of our Department and our prayers go out to the family.

Reverend Schott was born June 23, 1932 in Davidson County to the late Fred W. and Elizabeth Black Schott, Sr. He was a graduate of Isaac Litton High School and Bethel College in McKenzie, TN. He then received his Master of Divinity degree from Vanderbilt Divinity School. He was an ordained Cumberland Presbyterian minister with the Nashville Presbytery. His first church was with Highland Chapel Union Church in Ridgetop. Reverend Schott went on to pastor several churches during his ministry, including Mt. Denson/Jones Chapel Cumberland Presbyterian Churches from 1959-1967 and he was the founding pastor of St. Luke Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Nashville. He was a retired Major from the Tennessee Highway Patrol Department of Safety, with 25 years of service. He was Director of Driver Control during the time that drivers license with photos became law, and he also served as an instructor with the THP. After his retirement from the THP, he went on to serve as Chief of Police with the Goodlettsville Police department from which he also retired. Reverend Schott was instrumental in organizing the Robertson County Fire Department, where he served as the first Fire Chief. He served as Chaplain for the FBI and THP, was a former member of the Springfield Lions Club, and served as music director for Parkway, Beech, and Mt. Sharon Cumberland Presbyterian Churches.

floral squareIn addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son: Fred Warren Schott, III. Reverend Schott is survived by his wife of 67 years: Mary Ann Demerich Schott of Springfield, his son: Charles Maynor Schott of Springfield, his daughter-in-law: Merna Schott of Maryville, his grandchildren: Chad Schott and Cary Zeipekkis, his great grandchild: Bonnie Zeipekkis, his brother: C. Dake Schott of Hermitage, and by his sister: Emily Mooneyhan of Hermitage.

If so desired, memorial contributions may be made to the Mt. Sharon Cumberland Presbyterian Church or to a charity of your choice.

Robertson County Funeral Home, Springfield, TN, in charge of arrangements.

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Obituary for Brady Allen McLean

Brady Allen McLeanAge 80 of White House passed away Wednesday, January 2, 2019 at his home. He was born April 15, 1938 in Flint, Michigan to Douglas Hugh & Lillian Collier McLean. He worked as a foreman for General Motors until his retirement. He was of the Methodist faith and loved golf and bowling.

He is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Judith Schreiber McLean; brother, Terry McLean. He is survived by daughter, Kim McLean (Gary Denning), White House, TN; step-daughters, Pam Webster, Sue Clinton (Rob) and Kim Davidson (John), all of Davidson, MI; sons, Brady McLean, Jr. (Leda), floral squareGoodlettsville, TN, Scott McLean (Bessie), Murray, KY and Brandon McLean (Siria), Houston, TX; step-son, Donald Schreiber (Rene), Burton, MI; 14 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren.

Arrangements are incomplete at this time. This obituary will be updated when they are finalized.

Remains rest at Austin & Bell Funeral Home in White House, TN.

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Obituary for Jane Louise Warren Mason

Jane Louise Warren MasonBorn May 16, 1927-Died January 1, 2019. Jane married in 1947 and spent most of her life in Michigan, where she worked and raised her family. After retirement they moved back to Tennessee, Jane’s home state, where they have lived out their golden years. They were members of First Baptist Church White House and cherished all of their beloved Christian friends.

Preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, Jack H. Mason; daughter, Judi Mason Little; parents, Homer and Ruby Warren; brother, Melbourne Warren. She is survived by 2 children, Patti (Gary) Pettis and Mark (Sharon) Mason; former daughter-in-law, June Coonan (Paul); grandchildren, Marc (Misty) Little, Jenni Anderson, Travis Mason, Troy (Lori) Mason, Trent (Carolyn) Mason, Brittany Ciski; great-grandchildren, Sydney, Jackson, Ethan, Wyatt, Chelsea, Cole, Reese and Isabella (Brittany); 2 brothers, Joe (Nancy) Warren and Larry (Linda) Warren; several nieces and nephews.

floral squareFuneral service is scheduled for Sunday, January 6, 2018 at 2pm in the chapel of Austin & Bell Funeral Home in White House with Bro. Ashley Mofield officiating. Interment will follow in White House Memorial Gardens with family serving as pallbearers. Visitation is planned for Saturday, January 5, 2019 4-9pm and Sunday January 6, 2019 12-2pm at the funeral home. Memorial contributions are requested to Shriner’s Hospital for Crippled Children 110 Coon Terrace Lexington, KY 40508.

Remains rest at Austin & Bell Funeral Home in White House, TN.

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Obituary for Faye Webster

Faye WebsterFaye Gibbs Webster, age 93, of Springfield, passed away Tuesday, January 1, 2019 at her home.

A Time of Gathering and Burial of Mrs. Webster’s remains will be at a later date in Gordonsville, TN.

Mrs. Webster was born September 28, 1925 in Stonewall, TN to the late L.B. and Vade Smith Gibbs. A graduate of Tennessee Technological University, she taught Business in high schools in Gordonsville, Tennessee, Belle Glade, Florida and Griffin, Georgia. She was an Adult Education teacher in Memphis before moving to Springfield in 1959. Mrs Webster was a member of the Springfield First United Methodist Church.

In addition to her parents Mrs. Webster is preceded in death by her husband, Dr. Raymond H. Webster, her son, Raymond “Ray” Webster, Jr. and her grandson, Patrick Webster.

floral squareMrs. Webster is survived by her daughter, Wenda Webster Fischer and husband Chuck; grandchildren, Raymond H. “Trey” Webster, III and Sarah Wilson, Robert J. “Rob” Webster and wife, Shyane, and Chastyn S. Webster; and great-grandson, Bennett P. Webster.

If so desired memorial contributions may be made to Springfield First United Methodist Church. 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 Don Pitt

William “Donald” Pitt, age 91, of Springfield, passed away Tuesday, January 1, 2019 at his home. Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 5, 2019 at 11am in the chapel of the Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Springfield with Brother Martin Babb officiating. Burial will follow in the Oakland Cemetery with Jordan Pitt, Michael Segarra, Dan Bush, Jerry Bush, Scott Burnette and Ricky Hall serving as pallbearers.

Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Friday, January 4, 2019 from 4-8pm and again on Saturday from 9am until the hour of service at 11am.

Mr. Pitt was born January 13, 1927 in Springfield to the late Robert Leroy and Carmen Ercille Clark Pitt. He was an insurance agent for many years and member of Oakland Baptist Church.

In addition to his parents Mr. Pitt is preceded in death by his first wife, Mary Evelyn Moulton Pitt, his brothers, Roy Milton Pitt and Raymond Clifford Pitt, and his sister, Alva Blanch Pitt.

floral squareMr. Pitt is survived by his wife, Louise Burnett Pitt; son, William “Bill” (Gail) Pitt of Springfield; daughter, Pam Pitt of Springfield; grandchildren, Jordan Pitt, Amanda Pitt and Leah Cox Dorris; and great-grandchildren, Adayln Marie Segarra, Simon Segarra, Amelia Jane Segarra, Morgan Marigold Pitt and Sylvia Evelyn Pitt.

If so desired memorial contributions may be made to Oakland Cemetery. 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 Jane Louise Warren Mason

Jane Louise Warren MasonBorn May 16, 1927-Died January 1, 2019. Jane married in 1947 and spent most of her life in Michigan, where she worked and raised her family. After retirement they moved back to Tennessee, Jane’s home state, where they have lived out their golden years. They were members of First Baptist Church White House and cherished all of their beloved Christian friends.

Preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, Jack H. Mason; daughter, Judi Mason Little; parents, Homer and Ruby Warren; brother, Melbourne Warren. She is survived by 2 children, Patti (Gary) Pettis and Mark (Sharon) Mason; former daughter-in-law, June Coonan (Paul); grandchildren, Marc (Misty) Little, Jenni Anderson, Travis Mason, Troy (Lori) Mason, Trent (Carolyn) Mason, Brittany Ciski; great-grandchildren, Sydney, Jackson, Ethan, Wyatt, Chelsea, Cole, Reese and Isabella (Brittany); 2 brothers, Joe (Nancy) Warren and Larry (Linda) Warren; several nieces and nephews.

floral squareFuneral service is scheduled for Sunday, January 6, 2018 at 2pm in the chapel of Austin & Bell Funeral Home in White House with Bro. Ashley Mofield officiating. Interment will follow in White House Memorial Gardens with family serving as pallbearers. Visitation is planned for Saturday, January 5, 2019 4-9pm and Sunday January 6, 2019 12-2pm at the funeral home. Memorial contributions are requested to Shriner’s Hospital for Crippled Children 110 Coon Terrace Lexington, KY 40508.

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Remains rest at Austin & Bell Funeral Home in White House, TN.

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Obituary for Deborah Yvonne Mitchell Monroe

Deborah Yvonne Mitchell MonroeAge 64 went to be with her Lord, Sunday, December 30, 2018 at Baylor Hospital in Dallas, surrounded by her family.

Born in Nashville, TN to Yvonne Hall Mitchell and Roy Mitchell. She was a 1972 graduate of Thomas Stone High School in Waldorf, MD and earned an Associates Degree from the University of Alaska, Anchorage. At the time of her passing, she was a resident of Nevada, TX.

She was preceded in death by sister, Tamara and brother, Jerry.

She was a beloved and cherished daughter, wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend.

floral squareShe is survived by her parents; husband, Michael; daughters, Kori Winger, Brandi Winger and Jodi (Dustin) Spears; grandchildren, Kayli, Dillon and Kaveri Winger and Logan and Blake Spears; sisters, Terri Mitchell and Janica (David) Brink.

Funeral service is scheduled for Saturday, January 5, 2019 at 1pm in the chapel of Austin & Bell Funeral Home in White House with Jacob Oldham officiating. Interment will follow in White House Memorial Gardens with family and friends serving as pallbearers. Visitation is planned for Saturday, January 5, 2019 10am until 1pm at the funeral home.

Remains rest at Austin & Bell Funeral Home in White House, TN.

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Obituary for Elaine Claire Dillon Ashburn

Elaine Claire Dillon AshburnElaine Claire Dillon Ashburn, age 83, of Cedar Hill, died on Friday, December 28, 2018 at NHC Healthcare in Springfield.

A Memorial visitation was held from 2:00pm – 4:00pm at the Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Springfield on Monday, December 31, 2018. There was no service following the visitation.

Ms. Ashburn was born on May 10, 1935 in Springfield to the late Charles Edward and Janie Stark Dillon. She was a member of Springfield Baptist Church and was retired from Nasco as shipping clerk.

In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her sister, Hilda Jane Bramham.

floral squareMs. Ashburn is survived by her sons, Bill and wife Laura Bagwell and Sidney “Bubby” Ashburn of Bowling Green, Kentucky; daughters, Cindy and husband Mike Farmer, Kelly and husband Steve Wilkins, Mary Jane Swords of Paducah, Kentucky and Bonnie Brewster of Springfield; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

The family requests that in lieu of flowers donations be made to the Alzheimer’s Association. All donations may be sent care of the Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Springfield.

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

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Obituary for Clinton Alan O’Bryan

Clinton Alan O'BryanClinton Alan O’Bryan, age 65, of Greenbrier passed away Friday, December 28, 2018 at StoneRidge Health Care in Ridgetop, TN.

The family received friends 10am to 1pm on Monday, December 31, 2018 at Austin & Bell Funeral Home Greenbrier. The funeral service followed at 1pm at the funeral home with Bro. Jon Briggs officiating. Burial followed in Greenbrier Cemetery.

He was born in Owensboro, KY on November 13, 1953 to the late Paul E. and Ona Ree Green O’Bryan.

He was a Car Salesman at Rivergate Toyota. He loved football, especially Tampa Bay and the Tennessee Titans as well as a love for marching bands.

floral squareHe is survived by his wife: Tammie Adcock O’Bryan; children, Victoria Byrd, Christina (Bradley) Bracey, Dalin (Shuhanna) O’Bryan, Leslie O’Bryan; step-children, Sarah (Shane) Kaatz, Adam Elmore, Timothy Elmore and 15 grandchildren.

Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Austin & Bell Funeral Home, 2619 Hwy 41 S., Greenbrier, TN 37073 or go to the following gofundme link to help with funeral expenses.

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

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Obituary for Jessie Earl Jackson

Jessie Earl JacksonJessie Earl Jackson, age 72 of Ashland City, TN, passed away Friday, December 28, 2018 at StoneRidge HealthCare in Ridgetop, TN.

There are no services planned.

He was born January 11, 1946 in Springfield, TN to the late Bill and Susan Wilmoth Jackson.

He was employed by Hornbuckle Plumbing as a Plumber.

floral squareHe is survived by his daughters, Sherry (Michale) Farley of Ashland City, TN, Mary (Early Pevlor) Stewart of Smyrna, TN, Wilmoth Marie McCrary of Springfield; sisters, Charlotte Cobb, Mary Ellen Stout; grandchildren, Brooke McCrary, Bridgette McCrary, Isiah McCrary and Brittany Stewart.

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

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Obituary for Danny Earps

Danny EarpsDanny Ward Earps, age 73, of Buchanan, TN, died Wednesday, December 26, 2018 at his daughter’s home in Cedar Hill.

Funeral services were held Saturday, December 29, 2018 at 1:30pm in the chapel of the Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Pleasant View with Brother Don Dungan officiating.

Burial followed in the Joelton Hills Memorial Gardens with Mike Pruitt, Chris Pruitt, Brett Pruitt, Jeff Fitts, Lee Fitts, Bill Nolen and Billy Noe serving as pallbearers.

Visitation was held at the funeral home on Saturday from 12:30pm until the hour of service at 1:30pm.

Mr. Earps was born April 16, 1945 in Nashville, TN to the late Robert and Elizabeth Lane Earps. He was a Christian, worked as a banker, was a veteran of the National Guard and was the founding member of the “Leopard and the Spots” band.

floral squareIn addition to his parents Mr. Earps is preceded in death by his brother, Bobby “Ollie” Earps, nephew, Jody Cundall, and step-grandchildren, Stephen and Emily Burns.

Mr. Earps is survived by his wife, Nancy Lee Earps; son, Jonathan Earps; step-son, Bill (Carol) Nolen; daughter, Stephanie (Eddie) Sexton; step-daughter, LeeAnne Choate; sister, Janice (Joe) Cundall; grandchildren, Chase and Hope Sexton, Austin Choate and Gus Nolen; great-grandchild, Weston Bowen; and a niece, Shelly Cundall Essner and her son Seth.

If so desired memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. Any donations may be sent in c/o Austin & Bell.

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

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Obituary for Myrtle Mills

Myrtle MillsMyrtle Lee Greene Mills died on December 26, 2018 at the Colonnades in Charlottesville, VA where she had lived for more than 15 years.

There will be a memorial service at 1:00 PM on Saturday, January 12, 2019 at First United Methodist Church in Springfield, TN.

She was born on November 5, 1917 in Knox County, TN, the daughter of Oscar DeRieux Greene and Mary Mae Huffaker Greene. She graduated Berea College in 1940 with a B. S. and received a M. Ed. From Austin Peay State University in 1976. She worked as a field representative for the U. S. Farm Security Administration during World War II. Later, she taught middle-school science and was a special education teacher in the Robertson County, TN public schools and elsewhere, retiring in 1980. During retirement she was an adult literacy volunteer. She was a lifelong Methodist and served on the Official Board of First Methodist Church in Springfield, TN.

She was predeceased by her sister, Anna Mary McNutt; her brother, Oscar DeRieux Greene, Jr; and her husband of fifty years, Frank Elston Mills.

floral squareShe is survived by a son, David Elston Mills (Eleanor) of Charlottesville, VA; a daughter, Mary Linda Mills of Durango, CO; grandsons, Andrew Lanford Mills (Dixie) and Jonathan Randolph Mills (Maria) both of Charlottesville, VA; a granddaughter, Mary Mills Provosty of Denver, CO; great-granddaughter, Clara Dabney Mills, and great-grandsons Watson Fielder Mills, George Vining Mills and Leon Oscar Mills, all of Charlottesville, VA.

The family would like to thank caregivers at the Colonnades and Hospice of the Piedmont for their care.

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

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