In Loving Memory: Obituaries From Feb 27, 2018 – March 6, 2018
ROBERTSON COUNTY TENNESSEE: (Smokey Barn News)
Obituary for Angie Elizabeth James
Angie Elizabeth James, age 84 of Springfield, TN died Tuesday morning, March 6, 2018 at her home. Funeral services will be held at 1 pm on Friday March 9, 2018 in the Oakhurst Chapel of the Robertson County Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Springfield Memorial Gardens with family and friends serving as pallbearers. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday from 4-7 pm and again on Friday from 11 am until the hour of service at 1 pm.
Mrs. James was born May 3, 1933 in Robertson Co., TN to the late Alice Alleyne Hallman Tabb and Robert F. Heatherly. Her husband, Ray D. James, brothers, James Harold Heatherly and Riley Wayne Heatherly and sister, Billie Grayson also preceded her in death.
She was a Baptist and worked in manufacturing. Surviving her are her daughter and son-in-law, Wanda and Ray Bilyeu of Springfield; sister, Ruth Pissello of Ohio; granddaughters, Kim Bilyeu and Lisa Bilyeu; and great grandchildren, McKaylee Bilyeu and Jayce McCall.
Bennie Jean Joyner, 90, of Springfield, died Sunday March 4, 2018 at her home. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday March 10th at 3:00 p.m. in the Oakhurst Chapel of the Robertson County Funeral Home with Dr. Jeffery Clark and Brother Dale Williams officiating. The family will receive friends on Friday from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. and on Saturday from 12 noon until service time at the funeral home.
Mrs. Joyner was born April 28, 1927 in Providence, KY to the late Bennie Brown and Ira Lillian Gardner Blackwell. She was a retired waitress from the Springfield Shoney’s with thirty-two years of service and was a member of Mt. Carmel Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Fred Amos Joyner, who died February 15, 2018, by her daughter: Jerry Jean Forewright, by her brother: Jack Travis Blackwell, and by her sister: Patricia Joyce Cowan.
Mrs. Joyner is survived by her grandchildren: Joey (Leighan) Forewright, Lorrie (Tim) Swann, Freddie (Dana) Forewright, Byron (Lee Ann) Forewright, and Leslie (Katie) Forewright, her sister: Joretta Nakomas Clark of Clay, KY, eleven great grandchildren, ten great great grandchildren, and her beloved beagle: Jack.
Melinda Lee Long, 54, of Springfield, died Saturday March 3, 2018 at North Crest Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday March 8th at 1:00 p.m. in the Oakhurst Chapel of the Robertson County Funeral Home with Sam Anderson officiating. Interment will follow in Springfield Memorial Gardens with Elliott Wayman, Landon Anderson, J. Anderson, Kelly Mendez, Shane Anderson, and Terry Cadwell serving as pallbearers. The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and on Thursday from 10:00 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.
Melinda was born June 22, 1963 in Robertson County to the late J. Mart and Lottie Woodham Anderson. She had worked in the dietary department at the Waters of Springfield and was a member of West End Free Will Baptist Church. Melinda loved fishing, and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. She was a very giving and caring person to all she knew. Melinda always loved knowing what was going on and sharing information with those she cared about. As her family stated, you could telegraph, telephone, or tell Melinda.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister: Deana Anderson. Melinda is survived by her husband: James “Toby” Long of Springfield, son and daughter-in-law: Erik and Kellie Lane of Springfield, daughter and son-in-law: April and Brandon Conner of Hendersonville, step-daughter: Evelyn Johnson of Shelbyville, brothers: Sam (Lula) Anderson of Chapmansboro, David Anderson of Greenbrier, sisters: Marlette Wildmone of Springfield and Esther (Mike) Wayman of Hendersonville, eight grandchildren.
Age 66 of White House, TN passed away Monday, March 5, 2018 at Hendersonville Medical Center. He was born January 2, 1952 in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania to Charles and Ruth Barry Fleming. He was employed by Marriott for 46+ years and was currently the General Manager of the Nashville Renaissance Hotel. He was a member of Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church.
He is preceded in death by his parents; son, Nicholas Fleming; brother, Charles David “Dave” Fleming; sister, Debbie Louise Wilson. He is survived by his wife, Anna Marie Thomas Fleming; daughters, Donna (TJ) Meyer and Grace Lynne Fleming; 3 grandchildren, Sofia Rose Meyer, Claire Louise Fleming and Brody Wayne Parnell, all of White House, TN.
Funeral service is scheduled for Saturday, March 10, 2018 at 1pm in the chapel of Austin & Bell Funeral Home in White House, with Deacon Jim Carr officiating. Interment will follow in White House Memorial Gardens with family and friends serving as pallbearers. Visitation is scheduled for Friday, March 9, 2018 4-8pm and Saturday, March 10, 2018 10am-1pm at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society 2000 Charlotte Avenue Nashville, TN 37203
Ermalean Sugg Webb, age 86, of Adams, passed away Monday, March 5, 2018 at Ahava Healthcare in Clarksville. Funeral services will be held Thursday, March 8, 2018 at 1pm in the chapel of the Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Springfield with Brother Bruce Cunningham officiating. Burial will follow in the Adams Cemetery with family and friends serving as pallbearers.
Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Thursday from 10am until the hour of service at 1pm.
Mrs. Webb was born March 13, 1931 in Dickson, TN to the late Joel and Pearl Wall Sugg. She was a homemaker and member of Oakwood Baptist Church.
In addition to her parents Mrs. Webb is preceded in death by her husband, William “Red” Webb, brothers, Harlen Sugg, Willard Sugg, Gordon Sugg and Gerald Sugg and her sons, Carl Houston, Larry Houston and Billy Houston Morgan.
Mrs. Webb is survived by her son, Bobby (Sissy) Houston of Adams; daughters, Diane (Mark) Ashberry of VA and Carolyn Schmid of OH; brother, Jasper Sugg of MI; sisters, Dorothy Stenson and Lavergne Betty, both of Dickson; 17 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.
Age 92 of Cross Plains, TN passed away Thursday, March 1, 2018 at her home. She was born August 26, 1925 in Knoxville, TN to George and Leona Dailey Simpson.
She worked as a secretary at the University of Tennessee Dean’s Office on the Ag Campus before her retirement. She was a member of Mt. Carmel Baptist Church. She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Gene Nave; brother-in-law, James Manes.
She is survived by her daughter, Karen (Steve) Barron, Cross Plains, TN; grandson, Chance Barron, Nashville, TN; sister, Mary Manes, Knoxville, TN; nephew, Keith (Jewel) Manes, Knoxville, TN; great-nephew, Bradley Manes, Knoxville, TN; special friends, Brenda and Jerry Lemley.
Graveside service and interment were held Sunday, March 4, 2018 at 2pm at Mt. Carmel Cemetery 7109 Highway 25E Cross Plains, TN with Dr. Bill Owen officiating and with family and friends serving as pallbearers. Visitation was held Saturday, March 3, 2018 4-7pm at Austin & Bell Funeral Home in White House.
William Edward Davis, age 89 of Goodlettsville, passed away Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at his residence.
The family received friends 2pm to 2:30pm on Saturday, March 3, 2018 with Memorial Service at 2:30 pm at Ridgetop SDA Church, 104 King St., Greenbrier, TN 37073.
He was born in Rock Island, TN on April 13, 1928 to the late William Denton and Flossie Emery Davis. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Lona Pownall Davis; siblings, Austie I. Lamb, Tommy Davis, Mary Ola Thurman, Sara Jo Dowd and Elberet R. Davis.
He was a truck driver for 42 years in the trucking industry and was a veteran of the US Marines.
He is survived by sons, Mark E. Davis, Ervin (Karen) Brown, Rusty (Heather) Brown; daughters, Tracy Davis, Oleta (David) Emerson, Cherie (David) LaTourette; brother, Aubra W. (Billie Faye) Davis; grandchildren, Joshua “Adam” (Christy) Davis, Brandi Davis, Nikoli Brown, Jordan Brown, Gabriel Brown, Dakota Brown, George Brown, Johanna Emerson, Jonathan Emerson, Ember (Kevin) Canny, Jesse LaTourette, Ari (Vladimir Kotoz) LaTourette; great-grandchildren, Malachi Davis, McKenzie Davis and Clover Roadarmel.
Donations may be made to Ridgetop SDA Church, 104 King St., Greenbrier, TN 37073.