In Loving Memory: Obituaries Of The Week May 13, 2020

In Loving Memory: Obituaries Of The Week May 13, 2020

In Loving Memory: Obituaries May 8-13, 2020

ROBERTSON COUNTY TENNESSEE: (Smokey Barn News)

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Obituary for Jerry Wayne Long Sr.

Jerry Wayne Long Sr., age 73 of Springfield, TN died Tuesday May 12, 2020 at NorthCrest Health in Springfield.

There will be a private family viewing on Friday May 15, 2020 with a private family graveside service to follow in Greenlawn Cemetery in Adairville, KY. Family members will serve as pallbearers.

Jerry was born September 14, 1946 in Logan Co., KY to the late J.C and Katherine Hardison Long. His wife, Linda Gayle Long and brother, Norman Brickles also preceded him in death. Jerry was a retired Master Plumber and he loved deer hunting, fishing and riding his Harley Davidson.

floral squareHe is survived by his son, Jerry W. Long Jr. of Springfield; daughters, Tina Joyce of Adairville, Kathy (William) Traughber Jr of Springfield and Norma Sircy of Springfield; brother, Alfred Brickles of Orlinda, TN; sisters, Brenda D’Entremont of New Hampshire and Rose (Phillip) Clinard of Cross Plains, TN; nine grandchildren and eighteen great grandchildren.

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Robertson County Funeral Home in charge of arrangements

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Obituary for Connie Gayle Clinard

Connie Gayle Clinard, 59, of Adairville, KY, passed away on Friday May 8, 2020 at her home.

Her remains will be cremated and then buried in Sulphur Spring Cemetery in Franklin, KY.

Connie was born September 25, 1960 in Springfield to the late William Henry and Mary Josephine Callis Armour. She was a former line worker at Electrolux and was of the Baptist faith. Connie’s favorite thing to do was watching TV, and she also enjoyed fishing. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband: Lynn Edward Clinard, by her twin daughters: Samantha and Amanda Clinard, by her brother: Herbert Wilson Armour, and by her sisters: Jackie Sue Armour and Teresa Armour Keymon.

floral squareConnie is survived by her companion of 34 years: George Robert “Bobby” Witt of Adairville, KY, by her sons: Joseph Clinard of Indiana and James Witt of Alabama, by her daughter: Tiffany Witt of Missouri, by her brothers: Billy Armour of Springfield, Bobby Armour of Greenbrier, and Michael Armour of Springfield, by her sister: Ella Graves of Springfield, and by 8 grandchildren.

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Robertson County Funeral Home in charge of arrangements

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Obituary for John R. Hilliard:

On May 5, 2020 the Lord called one of his soldiers home, John Raybon Hilliard. John was born September 19, 1954 to Florence M. Hilliard and the late Bonnie L. Hilliard, Sr. in Robertson County, Tennessee.

He attended Robertson County Schools with the Class of 1973.
John professed a hope in Christ at an early age at Bridge Hill Missionary Baptist Church.
In 1972 he entered the United States Naval Academy. Later, John married the late Joanne Hyde and to this union two sons were born, John R. Hilliard, Jr. and Jonathan L. Hilliard.

He was known as “Big John” to many. He loved walking around town and checking on friends in the community. He made sure all his family and close friends received birthday cards or just a note letting them know he was thinking of them.

He was preceded in death by both his sons, John R. Hilliard, Jr. and Jonathan L. Hilliard; brother, Bonnie L. Hilliard, Jr.; granddaughter, Jalynn Hilliard.

floral squareJohn leaves to cherish his memories: his loving mother, Florence M. Hilliard; sister, Stephanie (Chris) Barlow; granddaughter, Jazly Hilliard; daughter-inlaw, Sherry Hiliard; nieces, Kadijah Barlow, Natasha Otey, Tanya Balom; nephew, Shaquille Barlow, Christopher Barlow; Marquis Hilliard, Demetrius Hilliard; sister-in-law, Lisa Hilliard; a host of uncles, aunts, cousins and friends.

Due to COVID-19, private family service was held on Saturday May 16, 2020 at W. D. Crowder Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Randy Taylor, Eulogy and Interment was in Bridge Hill Church Cemetery.

W. D. Crowder Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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Obituary for Gene Jackson

Gene Troyce Jackson, age 82, of Cedar Hill, Tennessee, died Monday, May 11, 2020, at his home.

The family will have a private memorial service with Father Anthony Lopez officiating.

Mr. Jackson was born on January 8, 1938, in Indian Mound, Tennessee to the late Cyrus Nathan and Dovie Trice Jackson, Sr. He was a retired veteran after 30 years with the U. S. Army Reserves. He was closely connected with all of his high school friends of the Woodlawn Class of 1957, where he played basketball and was very proud of his team. He enjoyed outdoors, fishing, hunting, bowling,running on the track team and was a very avid golfer. He was very involved in youth sports, where he coached and was instrumental in creating St. Bethlehem softball league.

In addition to his parents, he his preceded in death by a daughter, Lynn Jackson Hopper; brothers, infant Cyrus Jackson, Jr., and Herman Jackson.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Jackson; son Troy (Beth) Jackson; daughter, Dana (Chip) Reid; sisters, Jewel Seay, Shirley Broadbent; floral squaregrandchildren, Trevor (Bethany) Jackson, Tiffany Jackson, Lauren Reid, Jackson Reid; son-in-law, John Hopper; bonus grandchildren, Jonathan and Justin Hopper; and four bonus great-grandchildren.

If so desired, the family requests memorial contributions be made through the website for Clarksville Jr. Golf League at www.clarksvillecjgt.com.

Austin & 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 Nancy Louise Bear

Age 81 of White House passed away on Sunday, May 10, 2020 at her daughter’s home in Indianapolis, IN. She was born March 12, 1939 to Elmer & Martha Adams Colley in Jeremiah, Kentucky.

She worked as an assembly line worker for Delmet/Osh Kosh before her retirement and was a member of White House Church of God. Mrs. Bear loved gardening, working in her yard and spending time with her grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her parents; son, Thomas Reed Colley; daughter, Denise Howard; 4 brothers, Lavon Colley, Folice Colley, Billy R. Collie and Garland Colley; daughter-in-law, Sandy Ruark; brother-in-laws, Gillis Adams and Donald Richardson. She is survived by sons, Jack Ruark, Bradenton, FL, Ricky Wright, Cross Plains, TN and Keith (Kristy) Wright, White House, TN; daughters, Pauletta Franks, Gallatin, TN, Tina Louise Wright-Mullins, Indianapolis, IN and Anita (Dusty) Watts, White House, TN; brothers, James Colley, Jeremiah, KY and Gillis Colley, Johnson City, TN; sisters, Cornia Adams, Isom, KY, Lola Mae Richardson, Jeremiah, KY and Norlene (Danny) York, White House, TN; 15 grandchildren, Tabatha Day, Bridgett Howard, Jeremy Ruark, Brittany Gallagher, Keshia Franks, Brooklyn Mullins, Sierra Johnson, Lakean Wright, Dillon Watts, Devin Wright, Brittany Coles, Macy Hewitt, Kailey Wright and Kaleb Wright,; 15 great-grandchildren, Addison, Peyton, Ke’ Anthony, Nehemiah, Elijah, Garren, Jacob, Jaiden, Raylen, Kanaan, Savana, Maisie, Millie, Carter and Kendall.

floral squarePrivate family funeral service is scheduled for Saturday, May 16, 2020 at 1pm in the chapel of Austin & Bell Funeral Home in White House with Bro. Donnie Bryant officiating. Interment will follow in Hillcrest Cemetery with Devin Wright, Dillon Watts, Kaleb Wright, Elijah Jameson, Jacob Johnson, Garren Mefford, Gary Wright and Jason Ward serving as pallbearers.

Private family visitation is scheduled for Friday, May 15, 2020 4-8pm and Saturday, May 16, 2020 10am-1pm at the funeral home.

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Remains rest at Austin & Bell Funeral Home 533 Highway 76 White House, TN 37188

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Obituary for Shawn David Seibert Sr.

Shawn David Seibert, Sr., age 59 of Hendersonville, TN passed away on Sunday, May 10, 2020.

He was a most wonderful husband and his wife’s best friend. He was an avid golfer and had competed in many local tournaments. Prior to his golfing days he had won many trophies as a tennis player.

He is survived by his wife of 22 years, Betty Seibert; his parents, Adrian and Nancy Hansing; son, Shawn David Seibert II; daughter, Diedre Grossnickle; stepchildren, Christopher Bush and Shawn Bush; brother, Jay Seibert; and granddaughter, Alexis Bush.

floral squareVisitation for close family will be held on Wednesday, May 13 from 11:00 a.m. until his Celebration of Life Service at 1:00 p.m. at Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Hendersonville with Pastor Jeff Wegner officiating.

Memorial Contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

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The family has entrusted services to Austin & Bell Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 104 Sanders Ferry Road, Hendersonville, TN.

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Obituary for Dorothy Ann Canter

Dorothy Ann Chilton Canter, age 91 of Nashville, passed away Saturday, May 9, 2020 at The Village at Bellvue.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, May 14th from 11am until 1pm at Austin & Bell Funeral Home Greenbrier. The funeral service will follow at 1pm on Thursday, May 14th. Burial will be at Middle Tennessee Veterans Cemetery on Friday, May 15th.

She was born in Russellville, KY on July 31, 1928 to the late Ernest Francis and Elizabeth Mary Alley Chilton. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Leslie O. Canter, Jr. and sisters, Janet Barr and Helen Smith.

She was a member of the Neelys Bend Church of Christ and a homemaker. She was a Machine Operator at Dupont. She was a Christian who loved her children and grandchildren, loved camping with a campfire, reading and cooking. She also loved teaching Mothers Day Out and Sunday School classes at Madison Church of Christ.

She is survived by her children, Elizabeth (Richard) Cox, Leslie O. (Wanda) Canter, III, Debra (Cliff) Chandler, Vickie (Scott) Biggs, Karen (Jason) Barnes; sister, Brenda Lyle; grandchildren, Joshua (Bree) Floyd, Megan Floyd, Tiffany (Michael) Wade, Leslie O. (Lacey) Canter, IIII, Whitney Biggs, Katherine (DeVante) Kenney; floral squareMatthew Barnes, Amanda Newburn, Zac Cox; great-grandchildren, Austin Wade and Raelyn Grace Canter.

Honorary Pallbearers will be J. B. Baker, Roger Snoddy, Hobert Johnson, Randy Waller, Gale Gregory, Norman Slate and Vicki Waller. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Neelys Bend Church of Christ.

Austin & Bell Funeral Home, 2619 Highway 41 S. Greenbrier, TN is in charge of arrangements.

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Obituary for Jonathan Michael Toombs

Jonathan Michael Toombs, age 28 of Hendersonville, passed away on Friday, May 8, 2020 at the Hendersonville Medical Center.

Jonathan was born on May 30, 1991 in Nashville, Tennessee to Russell Allison and Joyce Maria Toombs Garcia. He was self-employed as a painter and loved music, nature, gardening, drawing/painting.

He is preceded in death by his grandfather, William Ira Allison. Jonathan is survived by his father, Russell (Amanda) Allison of Hendersonville; mother, Joyce Toombs (Benny) Garcia of Farmersville, Texas; grandparents, Charles and Janice Smith of Hendersonville, Rosemary Allison of Hendersonville; brothers, Taylor Shults of Farmersville, Texas, Joseph Toombs of Farmersville, Texas, Jeremiah Stephens of Tennessee, and Gavin Allison of Mt Juliet, Tennessee.

floral squareA Celebration of Life Service was held at 3:00pm on Saturday, May 9, 2020 at Austin & Bell Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Hendersonville, Tennessee. Visitation was limited to close friends and family on Saturday from 1:00pm until time of service at 3:00pm.

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The family has entrusted services to Austin & Bell Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 104 Sanders Ferry Road, Hendersonville, TN.

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Obituary for Gary David Maberry

Gary David Maberry, age 66 of Hendersonville, TN passed away on Friday, May 8, 2020.

He was a wonderful husband, father and grandfather. He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting. He was a Scout Master for Hendersonville Boy Scout Troop #75 for 20 years.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Emogene Maberry. He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Vicki Maberry; sons, Chris, Jeremy and Cliff Maberry; daughter, Miranda Mayfield; father, James Maberry; sister, Vickie (Hamilton) Frost; grandchildren, Syvanna, Erik, Elijah, Natalee, Robert, Dallas, Mason, Wyatt, Aspen, Reagan and Macy.

floral squareGraveside services will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Friday, May 15 at Smith Chapel Cemetery in Cookeville, Tn.

The family requests that Memorial Contributions be made to the Hendersonville Boy Scout Troop #75.

The family has entrusted services to Austin & Bell Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 104 Sanders Ferry Road, Hendersonville, TN.

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Obituary for Margaret Elizabeth Phillips

Margaret Elizabeth Phillips, age 89, of Greenbrier, TN passed away at her residence on May 8, 2020 surrounded by her loving family. She was born on August 30, 1930 in Nashville, TN the daughter of Hayden Lee Adams and Eula Mae Herald Adams.

Family and friends came together to celebrate her life on Tuesday, May 12, 2020, 1:00pm. There was time to visit with the family from 12:00 pm until the time of the service at 1:00pm. Social distancing was observed. Bro. Jonathan Dedmon was in charge of the service. Final resting place will be Spring Hill Cemetery, Robertson County, Dividing Ridge Road with Derek Martin, Jeff Brown, Elijah Brown, Justin Phillips, Will Brooks and Ethan Brooks serving as pallbearers.

Mrs. Margaret enjoyed working Word Search puzzles, playing Candy Crush on her smart phone, Face Book, watching Wheel of Fortune, Golden Girls, and Gun Smoke. She loved singing, going out to eat, especially Cracker Barrel, and going to her church at Ivy Point Church of Christ where she had been a member since 1963! She was a very personable lady who loved people and always wore a smile on her face.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James John Phillips; sisters, Georgia Belle Gaines, Vera Adams, Mattie Mae Adams; brothers, Vernon Ventress Adams, Gilbert Lee Adams, Julian Lee Adams, Franklin Adams, J. C. Adams; grandsons, Joey Phillips and Steven Dwayne Winfrey.

floral squareShe is survived by her daughter, Wanda Brooks, Greenbrier, TN; sons, James Ray Phillips, Greenbrier, TN, and Walter Randall (Kim) Phillips, Goodlettsville, TN; 9 grandchildren, Tamatha Gaddis, Jeffrey Brown, Justin Phillips, Mary Ozanne, Pattie Hatcher, Jamie Phillips, Jessie Phillips, Valerie Phillips, Mark Phillips; 19 great grandchildren, and 6 great great grandchildren.

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

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Obituary for Teresa Ann Lassiter

Age 54 passed away Friday, May 8, 2020 at her home. She was born June 10, 1965 in McMinnville, TN to Billy & Jennie Mae Driver Lassiter. She worked as an assistant general manager for Hampton Inn. She loved coloring, watching the Walking Dead series and horror movies.

She is preceded in death by her father, Billy Lassiter. She is survived by her daughter, Ashley (Wayne Snell) Lassiter, Palm Harbor, FL; domestic partner, Shirley Hughes, White House, TN; mother, floral squareJennie Mae Martin, McMinnville, TN; sister-in-laws, Shellie Brooks, Susan James and Sherrie Lane, all of White House, TN; 3 fur babies that she loved like children, Brewster, Gizmo and Megan; numerous friends and co-workers; numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

There are no services or visitation planned at this time.

Remains rest at AUSTIN & BELL 533 Highway 76 White House, TN 37188

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(Updated) LAST WEEKS OBITUARIES

Obituary for Jean “Jeanie” Isabel Hesson

Jean Isabel Hesson, age 69 of Hendersonville, passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, May 7, 2020.

‘Jeanie’, as she was known to everyone who knew her, was a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother. She loved her family and her 2 dogs, Butch and Cookie. She loved to crochet and enjoyed making hats for the Preemies at Vanderbilt Hospital. She was a retired, dedicated employee of Hendersonville Hospital. Her church was her hobby and she was a member of Hendersonville First Baptist Church for over 40 years. Jeanie played clarinet in the church orchestra, she loved dearly her group of ladies in the orchestra.

Jeanie is preceded in death by her parents, Thomas and Mary Pyland; her brother, Tommy; and sisters, Sara and Pam.

She is survived by Ken, her husband of 43 years; their sons, Mitch (Alison) Hesson and Casey (Lauren) Hesson; grandchildren, Baeli and Oliver, Addie and Carter; and a sister, Susie.

Due to public safety concerns, a gathering to celebrate Jeanie’s life will be held at Hendersonville First Baptist Church at a later date.

floral squareHer family appreciates your thoughts of sympathy and requests that donations be made in Jeanie’s name to the American Cancer Society, specifically uterine cancer research, online at www.cancer.org or mailed to American Cancer Society, 2000 Charlotte Avenue, Nashville, TN 37203.

Austin & Bell Funeral Home and Cremation Service is honored to have been entrusted with her care.

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Obituary for Bud Van Camp

Eric “Bud” Brian Van Camp, age 77 of Clarksville passed away Thursday, May 7, 2020 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, May 12th at 1 o’clock pm in the chapel of the Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Springfield. Burial will be at Riverside National Cemetery in California at 12:00PM on Monday, May 18, 2020.

The family received friends at the funeral home on May 12th from 12 NOON until the hour of service at 1:00PM.

Mr. Van Camp was born December 7, 1942 in Ypsilanti, Michigan to the late George and Julia Schafer Van Camp. He was retired after 20 years with the U.S. Navy and a veteran of the Vietnam war. He was a life member of the VFW and the American Legion.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Van Camp is preceded in death by his son, Darrel Charles Van Camp.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Van Camp; sons, Michael Van Camp, Brian Van Camp; daughter, Stacey Lynne Weeks; daughter-in-law, Yvonne Murawski; brother, Dennis (Mindy) Van Camp; sister, Cheri (Neil) Butschke; grandchildren, Jamie, Darrel and floral squareMichael Murawski, Shawn Grierson, Megan Hinton, Ashley and Charley Van Camp, Carissa Burke; and eighteen great-grandchildren.

If so desired memorial contributions may be made to U.S. Navy Memorial at 701 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington D.C. 20004.

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

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Obituary for Ronna “Kay” Locke Bristow

Ronna Kay (Locke) Bristow, age 80, was born on April 10, 1940 and went to be with Jesus on May 5, 2020. She was preceded in death by her husband, Max Allen Bristow.

She is survived by her son, Rex Bristow and wife Reba; her daughter, Beth Bristow Vaughan and husband Dennis; grandchildren, Tim Bristow (Amy), and Jennifer Bristow Stevens (Michael), Logan Vaughan (Jacqueline), and Lucas Vaughan (Priscilla); great-grandchildren, Bailey Irvine (Dakota), Daniel Terry (Mersadie), and Gage Bristow; great-great-grandchildren, Axel and Jasper; her brother, Jerry Locke (Linda); sister-in-law, Martha Bristow Wade; many nieces, nephews and friends.

Kay had a personal relationship with Jesus since her childhood and she consistently reflected His sweet, loving kindness to everyone she met. She actively supported ministry over the years, has been an active member of First Baptist Madison in Tennessee and First Baptist Church in Springfield, Missouri. She had the heart of a teacher and would sit with her children and grandchildren for hours, playing board games, watching game shows, laughing, and enjoying life together. For the past 10 years, she lived at Park Place Retirement Center in Hendersonville, TN. Kay had a reputation for being a game master, participating in the daily activities at Park Place such as board games, puzzles, Bingo, and dominoes. She was unbeatable at Bible Trivia. She enjoyed the mental challenges along with the social and competitive aspects of playing games with others in her community. She leaves behind many wonderful friends at floral squarePark Place. She also loved sharing her family’s famous sourdough waffles with her family and many friends. Her sweet smile and gentle spirit will be missed. Her heart’s greatest desire was that everyone would know and experience the love and peace that her Savior Jesus has to offer.

Kay was laid to rest next to Max at Greenlawn Cemetery in Springfield, MO later this spring.

Austin & Bell Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Hendersonville is honored to be entrusted with her care.

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Obituary for Travis Winston Wright

Travis Winston Wright, age 79 of Gallatin, passed away on Sunday, May 3, 2020.

He was born on September 20, 1940 to Joe W. and Bessie Lee Wright. In addition to his parents, Travis is preceded in death by the mother of his children, Betty.

Travis attended Madison High School and retired from Structural Design Group. He loved sports and enjoying that with his second family grandkids. He was a soft spoken, gentle and kind gentleman who gave his all to his family. He was always there to lend a helping hand and make or fix whatever you needed. He will be greatly missed by all who loved him.

He is survived by his wife of 19 years, Claudine Brown Wright; his children, Karen (Mike) Hill and Alan Wright; his second family children, Craig (Michelle) Brown, Christy (Gary) Hale, Amanda Brown and Jerry; granddaughter, Alyssa Hill; second family floral squaregrandchildren, Michael Hill, Creighton and Bethany Brown, Curtis and Alyssa Brown, Tanner Hale (Sarah), Kyndal and Elliott Lee, Cullen Brown, Aislin Brown-Pryor, Chase Pryor, John Michael & Dylan Cunningham; 4 great-grandsons; and sisters-in-law, Dinah Jordan and Wanda Brady.

A graveside service will be held at 1:00pm on Saturday, May 16, at Hendersonville Memory Gardens with Bro. Gary Ferrell officiating.

Austin & Bell Funeral Home and Cremation Service is honored to be entrusted with his care.

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Obituary for Frank “Gene” Davenport

Frank “Gene” Davenport, 78, of Springfield, passed away on Monday May 4, 2020 at his home.

A private family graveside service was conducted Saturday May 9th in the Spring Hill Cemetery in Madison. Pallbearers were Andrew Hunter, Mark Bryan, Terry Hunter, Donnie Bryan, and Jered Goodfred. Honorary pallbearers were Jackson Goodfred, Hunter Goodfred, and Finnley Hunter.

Mr. Davenport was born December 13, 1941 in Nashville. He was retired from Tool & Dye and Real Estate Investment. Mr. Davenport loved collecting junk and cans for recycling, renovating houses, and was of the Baptist faith. He was preceded in death by his father: Jesse Franklin Davenport, by his mother and stepfather: Bertha Mae Dalton Rogers and William Rogers, by his brother: Junior Davenport, and by his sisters: Brenda Roberts, Evelyn Mason, and Frances Travis.

Mr. Davenport is survived by his wife of 59 years: Sue Beliles Davenport of Springfield, by his son: Kenneth Davenport of Madison, by his daughters and sons-in-law: Deborah and Terry Hunter of Springfield, Donna and Donnie Bryan of Mt. Juliet, grandchildren: Cassie Goodfred and husband Jered, Andrew Hunter floral squareand wife Andrea, and Mark Bryan, his great grandchildren: Jackson and Hunter Goodfred, and Finnley Hunter, and special nieces, Darlene Ayres and Anita Clark.

In so desired, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or the Diabetes Association.

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Robertson County Funeral Home in charge of arrangements

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Obituary for Dave Allen Garmon

Dave Allen Garmon, 59, of Greenbrier, passed away on Thursday April 30, 2020 at his home.

A private family graveside service was conducted Monday May 4th in the Springfield Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers were Justin Garmon, Dustin Thomas, Billy Garmon, Connor Graves, Buzz Graves, and Dane Little.

Dave was born September 5, 1960 in Greensburg, IN. He was a graduate of Edmondson County High School Class of 1978, where he played football for the Edmondson County Wildcats. Dave was a technician with Specialty Water Technology (SWT) in Portland and was of the Baptist faith. He loved all types of sports, especially car racing, and was an avid Dale Earnhardt, Sr. fan. He loved the Kentucky Wildcats and the Tennessee Titans. Dave loved anything outdoors, and he always said he wanted to live in a one room cabin in the woods close to nature. He was preceded in death by his father: Harold E. Garmon and by his mother: Doris Jean Stilts Thomas.

Dave is survived by his son and daughter-in-law: Justin and Season Garmon of Burns, TN, by his love of 16 years: Diane Thomas of Greenbrier, by Diane’s children: Tammy Graves and husband Buzz, Nikki Little and husband Dane, and Dustin Thomas, by his brother floral squareand sister-in-law: Billy and Laura Garmon of White House, by his sisters: Becky Garmon and Lisa Lyon both of Kentucky, by his grandchildren: Jon Allen Garmon, Thatcher Garmon, Nikki Thomas, Hailey Graves, Connor Graves, Brayden Tabb, Kage Ellis, Madison Little, and Peyton Little, and by his great grandchildren: Maysen Lyons and Ella Thomas.

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Obituary for William Rodgers Pulliam 

William was born in Springfield, Tennessee on August 24, 1930 to the late WP and Fairey Mae Pulliam. He peacefully departed this life on Wednesday April 22, 2020. Three siblings preceded in his death; Ada B. Frazier, Mary Keys and Robert Pulliam.

He was a graduate of Bransford High School of Springfield, TN where he met his loving wife Floretta. As William would tell it, “I was in love, but she didn’t know it.” They were married for 25 years with everlasting love. After graduating high school, William left Springfield in May of 1949 to join the U. S. Air Force serving 24 years; becoming a Senior Master Sergeant. William stated, “I was tired of chopping tobacco, so I decided to do something different.” He later retired from the U. S. Treasury as security chief, stationed at the United States Denver Mint and returned to Springfield. William professed his love in Christ and in his early years was a member of Fairview Baptist Church Springfield. He later became a member of Metropolitan Interdenominational Church, Nashville, TN for over 10 years. Upon relocating from Nashville to Springfield, he attended Church of God under the leadership of his brother Reverend Eddie Pulliam. He later united with Bread of Life Ministries of Russellville, Kentucky where he remained a dedicated member until his passing.

William was preceded in death by his loving wife, Floretta Vanleer Pulliam.

He leaves to cherish his memory two sons; Dale (Paula) Pulliam and Kelvin Pulliam; four-step sons, Alnulfo Aldridge, Mario Aldridge (Dionni), Robert James (Mahtaj), Jerome James (late Marcella); one step-daughter, Minta (Ricky) Brown; brothers. Reverend Eddie floral squarePulliam, Richard (Kathy) Pulliam; sisters-in-law, Esther (late James) Gardner, Evelyn (Samuel) Finch, Betty (Joe) Shelton, and Jimmie Cantrell; brother-in-law, William (Connie) Washington. With a host of many loving grandchildren, great grandchildren, nephews, nieces, cousins and friends.

Private Family services due to Covid-19 were held Thursday, April 30, 2020 with Reverend Edwin Sanders, II, Eulogy and Interment was in Restlawn Memorial Garden.

W. D. Crowder Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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Obituary for Jeremico “Mickey” Hyde

Jeremico “Mickey” Hyde passed peacefully May 3, 2020 at the age of 41 in Nashville, Tennessee.

“Mickey,” as he was affectionately called was born October 21, 1978 in Springfield, Tennessee to Mona Brown and the late Roy C. Hyde and the late Oscar Lee Brown.

He attended the Robertson County School System.

He professed a faith in Christ and joined St. Matthew Baptist Church under the leadership of the late Reverend Ben A. Williams.
Mickey loved life and his family.

floral squareHe leaves to cherish his memory: his loving mother, Mona Brown; one daughter, Tameshia Bell; one son, Timothy Bell; sisters: Christina (Gerald) Neblett, and Alisha (Chris) Hyde; brothers, DeMario Harris, Terrell Etherly and Montario Bell; loving partner, Tamesha Bell; aunts: Ethel Ross, Liz Darden and Lois Miles; uncle, Joel “Zone” Gardner; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Due to COVID-19 private memorial service was held on Saturday, May 9, 2020 at St. Matthew Holy Missionary Baptist Church parking lot with Minister Jeweldean Scharkley, eulogy.

W. D. Crowder Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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Obituary for William “Bill” Jennings Butler

William “Bill” Jennings Butler, age 86, of Hendersonville, TN passed away on Wednesday, May 6, 2020.

Bill was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and brother. He loved going out to eat, loved bread and cookies, and was always asking “What’s for lunch?”, and “Where we goin’ for dinner?” He was a Veteran of the US Army, member of First Baptist Church of Hendersonville for over 60 years and enjoyed UT football.

In addition to his parents, Carrine and Vertis Butler, Sr., he is preceded in death by his son, David, and brother, Ray.

He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Marguerite Butler; daughters Teresa (Jay) Butler Sterrett and Linda (Ron) Butler Attanasio; brother Vertis (Martha) Butler; and grandchildren, Ryan Attanasio, Meagan (Cory) Willis, and Katie Braumiller.

floral squareVisitation was held on Friday, May 8 from 12:00 p.m. until 2:30 p.m. at Austin & Bell Hendersonville followed by a Graveside Service at Hendersonville Memory Gardens at 3:00 p.m. with Pastor Bruce Chesser officiating, with family and friends serving as pallbearers.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the Backpack Ministry at First Baptist Church Hendersonville or 106 Bluegrass Commons Blvd., Hendersonville, TN 37075.

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The family has entrusted services to Austin & Bell Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 104 Sanders Ferry Road, Hendersonville, TN.

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Obituary for Beverly Ann Swafford

Age 70 passed away Tuesday, May 5, 2020 at St. Thomas Midtown. She was born May 2, 1950 in Nashville, TN to Goldman & Ruby Gregory Vick. She was a 1969 graduate of Maplewood High School, where she made lifelong friendships.

Beverly was employed as a traffic court clerk with Metro Nashville Government until her retirement. She enjoyed spending time with her friends at VFW Post #88 in Donelson. She enjoyed traveling, especially spending time at the beach. But most of all she loved spending time with her family.

She is preceded in death by her father, Goldman Vick; brother, Bill Vick; sister, Sandy Cope. She is survived by her mother, Ruby Vick, Madison, TN; sons, Jason Swafford, White House, TN and Chris (Katie) Swafford, Gallatin, TN; daughter, Lisa (Kevin) Wilson, White House, TN; brother, Mike (Debbie) Vick, Mount Juliet, TN; sisters, Patty (Ray) Shelton, Brentwood, TN and Joyce (Jim) Purcell, floral squareHendersonville, TN; cousins, Donna Johns, Murfreesboro, TN and Vickie Archer, Madison, TN; 9 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren.

A private family gathering was held Saturday, May 9, 2020 from 12-3pm at Austin & Bell Funeral Home in White House, with a private family funeral service that followed at 3pm in the chapel.

Remains rest at Austin & Bell Funeral Home 533 Highway 76 White House, TN 37188

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Obituary for Charlcie Boyd

Lillian “Charlcie” Boyd, age 60 of Ashland City, Tennessee, died Saturday, May 2, 2020 at Skyline Medical Center in Nashville.

Graveside services were held at Bethel Church Cemetery in Ashland City at 1 o’ clock pm on Wednesday, May 6th, with Bro. Barry Raper and Bro. Terry Forrest officiating. Chris Milom, Timmy Jennette, Ryan Mayo, Cory Johnson, Adam James, and Aaron James served as pallbearers.

The family received friends at Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Pleasant View, Wednesday, May 6th from 10AM until 12NOON and then proceeded to the cemetery for the graveside service at 1:00PM.

Charlcie was born on June 2, 1959 in Fort Benning, Georgia to Betsy Clark Kell and the late Robert Walter, Jr. She retired with over 30 years as a nurse. She loved to travel and work in her yard and garden. Charlcie loved to write and had published a book, “Where Grace Grows.” She was a member of Bethel Free Will Baptist Church.

floral squareShe is survived by her husband of 44 years, Michael Boyd; son, Daniel Boyd; daughter, Tanya Shannon; mother, Betsy Clark Kell; step-father, Ross Kell; brother, Robert Walter, Jr.; sisters, Leslie (Forrest) Smith, Margaret Walter, Jackie (Dan) Buhlig, Laurie (Ron) Casey; grandchildren, Hayden and Weston Boyd, Caleb, Seth, and Haley Shannon; great-grandson, Phoenix Shannon; and former son-in-law James Shannon, Jr.

If so desired, memorial contributions may be made to Bethel Free Will Baptist Church missionary fund at 2400 Mosley Ferry Rd, Ashland City, TN 37015.

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Austin & 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 Gayle Marie Broadrick Acuff

Age 78 of Gallatin, formerly of White House, passed away Thursday, April 30, 2020 at Gallatin Center for Rehabilitation & Healing. She was born July 6, 1941 in Nashville, TN to Harris & Jewel Broadrick Burton. She was a member of Hendersonville First Baptist Church and was a member of the White House Chapter #222 Order of the Eastern Star. She enjoyed camping, fishing and traveling, especially trips to Florida.

She is preceded in death by her parents; 1st husband, Thomas Lemuel Broadrick and 2nd husband, Jay Acuff; daughter-in-law, Gina Broadrick; grandson, Brandon Dorris; brother, Glenn Burton. She is survived by son, Jeff Broadrick, Gallatin, TN; daughter, Lisa (Billy) Dorris, Greenbrier, TN; 3 grandchildren, Austin Broadrick, Brent Dorris & Autumn Hooper; 2 step-grandchildren, Landon Doris & Bryan Doris; 4 great-grandchildren, Natalie Hooper, Caroline Hooper, Brooklyn Dorris & Chase Dorris.

floral squareGraveside service and interment was held Saturday, May 2, 2020 at 2pm in Hillcrest Cemetery with Bro. Jon Briggs officiating and with family serving as pallbearers.

A private family visitation was scheduled prior to the service at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Alive Hospice 1718 Patterson Street Nashville, TN 37203

Remains rest at Austin & Bell Funeral Home 533 Highway 76 White House, TN 37188

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Obituary for Kristi Pegg

Kristi Lynn Pegg, age 42, of Nashville, passed away Thursday, April 30, 2020 at her home.

A family visitation was held Wednesday, May 13, 2020 from 12-2pm at the Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Springfield. A Memorial Service was held at 2pm with Brother Richard Gilbert officiating. Burial of Ms. Pegg’s remains followed in the Dunn Cemetery.

Ms. Pegg was born November 3, 1978 in Detroit, MI to Mr. James Pegg of Detroit, MI and the late Mrs. Ann Marie Yager Adams. She worked at Electrolux and was a music lover. She also loved her family and friends and being outdoors, usually on the lake or in large bodies of water.

floral squareIn addition to her mother Ms. Pegg is preceded in death by her daughter, Angelica Stevenson. In addition to her father, she is survived by her son, Christopher “C.J.” Stevenson of Nashville; daughter, Hailey Stevenson of Springfield; sister, Sherri Clark of Washington, DC; and grandson, Ky’ven Stevenson.

If so desired memorial contributions may be made to the Kristi Pegg Memorial Fund. Any donations may be sent in c/o Austin & Bell.

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

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