In Loving Memory: Obituaries Of The Week October 4, 2020

In Loving Memory: Obituaries Of The Week October 4, 2020

In Loving Memory: Obituaries Sept. 28 – Oct. 4, 2020

ROBERTSON COUNTY TENNESSEE: (Smokey Barn News)

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Obituary Matthew Paul Ward

Matthew Paul Ward, 11, of Springfield TN, walked home with Jesus, on October 1, 2020 at Vanderbilt’s Children’s Hospital. A Celebration of Life is pending at Cornerstone Church Nashville.

Matthew was born December 11, 2008 in Jacksonville, FL. He was always full of joy, never-ending giggles, huge smiles, and twinkling eyes. His family meant everything to him, and they were always by his side. He delighted in country music, especially Tim McGraw. Every morning, upon waking at 5:30am, Alexa would play ”Feel Like a Rockstar”, to start his day. Every night before bed, he would sing along to his music, while mommy said, “Sing to me, Sing to mama”.

Matthew loved Sesame Street, Chicka, Nascar driver interviews, and long stroller walks around the family’s couch, for hours each day by daddy and mommy. He was the most precious of boys, we will so miss the “king of our castle”. Matthew is preceded in death by his Aunt Malisa Munn, of Flint, MI and Nana Jan and Papa Bobby Tyer, as well as great-grandparents.

floral squareMatthew is survived by his devoted parents, Todd and Lisa Ward, of Springfield, by his brothers: Noah Ward, Jacob Ward, and Tanner Ward, by his sisters: Alisa Ward, Gabrielle Ward, Brooke Ward, and Kayla Ward, by his great-grandma, June Fuller, of DeWitt MI, his grandparents: Wanda Weber of New Port Richey, FL, Leonard Munn of Flint, MI, and Harold and Linda Ward of DeWitt, MI, by many loving aunts, uncles, and cousins.

The Robertson County Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

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Obituary for Robert Alan “Bobby” Hall Sr.

Robert Alan “Bobby” Hall Sr., age 68 of Springfield, passed away from pancreatic cancer after a good fight on Friday, October 2, 2020 at NorthCrest Medical Center. He will be cremated and a celebration of life will be held at a later date

Bobby was born April 3, 1952. He graduated from Springfield High School in the class of 1971. He was of the Baptist faith. He loved sitting in the swing and driving his 56 Chevy. He looked forward to class reunions so he could catch up with old classmates.

He was born to the late Joe E. Hall and the late Leta McCoy Thornburg. He was also preceded in death by brother, Rodney “Butch” Hall; sister, Sandra Laughlin; aunt, Joyce Templeton; and his beloved grandmother that reared him, Ola McCoy.

Mr. Hall is survived by his wife of 49 years, Marilyn “Gail” Hall of Springfield, son, Robert Alan “Rob” Hall, Jr. of Springfield; half-brother, Steven Mitchell; special cousins, Patti Farrell, Emery McCoy, Michael Gunter, and Lloyd “Dink” Grogan; brother-in-law, John Laughlin; and his friends of “The Friday Nite Gang”

floral squareThe family would like to thank NorthCrest Emergency Room and CCU nurses and doctors, 3rd floor nurses, wound care and Comfort Care Hospice for their care.

The family request, if so desired, for memorial contributions to be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, Bobby’s favorite charity.

The Robertson County Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

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Obituary for John Wayne Corder, Sr

On Sunday, October 4, 2020 John Wayne Corder, Sr. left his earthly home. He was born in Wilson County, TN on July 5, 1955 to the late John Wallace Corder and Lois Alberta Brooks Ewin.

John was educated in the Wilson County School system. He joined the armed forces, United States Army branch in 1978 to serve our country. During his service of 10 years, he received several ribbons, badges and an honorable discharge in 1988.

John married Mae E. Groves on August 4, 1990 and to this union one child was born, John Wayne Corder, Jr.

John accepted Jesus Christ as his savior in July 1991 and was baptized in the name of Jesus. He then received the gift of the Holy Ghost with the evidence of speaking in tongues. His favorite scripture was Isaiah 1:19, If ye be willing and obedient, ye shall eat the good of the land.

John loved working in the gifts of helps. He drove the City of Faith church van for all events and the Master’s Table van for food pickups weekly. He was ready and willing to serve the City of Faith church family and his community.

John was preceded in death by his parents, daughter, Cassandra N. Corder Brown and his brother, Nathan Corder.

floral squareJohn leaves to cherish his memory a loving and devoted wife, Mae E. Corder, of 30 years; children: Leonardo A. Ewin, Tamica (William) Harrison and John, Jr (Alysha); grandchildren: Steven, Tyler, Micaiah, Micayla, Kimora, Layla, Leonardo, Jr., Jayceon and Aaliyah; Stepfather: Harold Ewin, Brothers: Steve Brooks, Maurice and Terry Ewin; Sisters: Michelle Thomas, Debra Coffey, Verta Thompson, Patrice Luckey and Tearia Ewin; Brother-in-law: Percy (Gail) Groves; Sisters-in-law: Ernestine Groves, Norma (Michael) Knight and Mary (Mark) Cross; special family friend, Tywaska Ewin and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

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The Robertson County Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

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Obituary for Keenan Russell Bauscher

Age 33 of Springfield passed away Saturday, October 3, 2020 at his home. He was born December 26, 1986 in Nashville, TN to Ricky Lee & Lorraine Long Bauscher. He worked as an electrician. Keenan was an avid Green Bay Packers and University of Tennessee football fan. He is preceded in death by his father, Ricky Lee Bauscher; paternal grandfather, Carl Hull; maternal grandparents, Lawrence and Peggy Long.

He is survived by his mother, Lorraine Bauscher; son, Kayden Bauscher; daughter, Addilyn Bauscher; sister, Faith Bauscher, all of Springfield, TN; paternal grandmother, Midge Hull, Wewahitchka, FL; numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

floral squareA memorial service is scheduled for Monday, October 12, 2020 at 1pm in the chapel of Austin & Bell Funeral Home in White House. Visitation is planned for Monday, October 12, 2020 11am until the hour of the service at the funeral home. Memorial contributions are requested to the Robertson County Recovery Court Foundation c/o Jeff Walker, Chairman 122 6th Avenue West Springfield, TN 37172

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

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Obituary for Wanda (Washer) Shack

Wanda (Washer) Shack
October 21, 1951 ~ October 1, 2020 (age 68)

Wanda Washer Shack, 68, of Soddy-Daisy, passed from this life on Thursday October 1, 2020 at her home. She was born October 21, 1951 in Springfield to the late Freddie and Elizabeth Henderson Washer. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister: Teressa Washer.

Mrs. Shack is survived by her husband: Dr. Bruce Shack of Soddy-Daisy, her sons: Robert David (Emily) Shack of Boone, NC, Austin Ryon (Helena) Shack of Dallas, TX, Nathan Andrew (Rebecca) Shack of Tacoha, GA, by her daughter: Jerion Elizabeth floral square(Christopher) Ray of College Grove, by her brothers: Dr. John (Geri) Washer of Frisco, TX, Richard Washer of Coopertown, by her sister: Vicki (Bill) Yunker of White House, and by 12 grandchildren and 1 grandchild soon to arrive.

All services for Mrs. Shack will be held privately.

If so desired, the family request memorial contributions be made in Mrs. Shack’s memory to a charity of your choice.

The Robertson County Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

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Obituary for Margaret Williams

Age 75 of White House passed away Sunday, October 4, 2020 in Knox County North Medical Center in Knoxville. She was born March 24, 1945 in Jasper, Alabama to Clyde and Annie Bridges. She worked as a waitress for the Countryside Cafe. She enjoyed spending time with her friends, hiking and sitting by the creek. She also enjoyed shopping at the Hope Center and was of the Baptist faith.

floral squareShe is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Hank Williams; brothers, Fritz, Neil and Tommy; sisters, Barbara, Ann and Virginia. She is survived by her daughter, Angelique (Scott) Jenkinson, White House, TN; brother, Larry; sisters, Judy and Marie; 2 grandchildren, Seth Jenkinson and Emily Jenkinson.

There will be a memorial service scheduled in Alabama at a later date.

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

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Obituary for James Cady Evans

James Cady Evans, age 72, passed from this life on Thursday, March
19, 2020, the 1st day of Spring, at his home on Two Mile Pike, Goodlettsville, TN.

Jimmy was born on Tuesday, August 26, 1947 to the late JC and Ruth Thomas Evans in Springfield, TN.

He is survived by his brother, John W. Evans of Fort Myers, Florida, cousins, church family and his many friends from Springfield and Brentwood, TN where he resided for many years. He will be fondly remembered by his co-workers at American Paper and Twine of Nashville, TN from where he retired.

floral squareJC was a graduate of Springfield High School class of 1966, served as Senior Class Secretary and was a member of Coach Boyce Smith’s football team for four years. He attended the University Of Tennessee and was a loyal Vols fan. Snag, as his classmates affectionately called him, was an active member of his Class Reunion Committee and worked diligently to ensure each reunion was a big success. His quick wit, contagious smile and sense of humor will be missed by all who love him.

If so desired, memorial contributions may be made to a charity of one’s own discretion.

Arrangements were handled by Smith Family Funeral Home, Murfreesboro, TN.

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Obituary for Danny Anthony Blackburn

Danny Anthony Blackburn, 65, of Springfield, passed away on Wednesday September 30, 2020 at NHC Healthcare in Springfield.

Funeral services were conducted Saturday October 3rd at 12 noon in the Oakhurst Chapel of the Robertson County Funeral Home. Interment followed in Springfield Memorial Gardens with Ranel Woody, Phillip Brown, B.J. Drake, Jacob Traughber, Terry Blackburn, Jr., and Jerrid Traughber. Johnny Traughber served as honorary pallbearer. The family received friends on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.

Danny was born March 7, 1955 in Robertson County to the late Elouis Hassell and Mary Elizabeth Burns Blackburn. He worked as a foreman for Wylie Steel and was a member of the Pentecostal Church of Jesus Christ. Danny loved drawing, painting, deep sea fishing, and working in his flowers. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife: Carolyn Jeannette Pewitt Blackburn, and by his siblings: Terry Wayne Blackburn, James Louis Blackburn, David Blackburn, Steven Blackburn, and Shirley Ann Kurbis.

floral squareDanny is survived by his sisters: Mary Hamill of Springfield, Joyce Traughber of Cedar Hill, Carolyn Brown of Adams, Linda Gail Blackburn of Lebanon, and Kathleen Woody of Springfield, by his devoted caregiver: Nancy McKinney of Springfield, and by several nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

The family would like to extend their heartfelt appreciation to all the nurses, CNA’s, and staff of NHC Healthcare in Springfield for your many dedicated years of caring for Danny.

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Robertson County Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

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Obituary for Joe and Sherry Green

Joseph Matthew “Joe” Green, 74 and Sherry Denise Raymer Green, 62, both of Springfield, passed from this life on Tuesday September 29, 2020 at their home.

Joint funeral services will be conducted Wednesday October 7th at 1:00 p.m. in the Oakhurst Chapel of the Robertson County Funeral Home. Interment will follow in the Greenbrier Cemetery with family and friends serving as pallbearers. The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and on Wednesday from 12 noon until service time at the funeral home.

Joe was born August 15, 1946 in Springfield to the late Willie and Estelle Burnette Green. He was retired from the maintenance department of Electrolux and was a member of South Haven Baptist Church. Joe enjoyed fishing, hunting, and raising rabbits. He was preceded in death by his son: Kevin Green, by his siblings: Sherry Binkley, Bobby, Linda, and Willie Green, Jr, and by his step-daughter: Stacey Maynard. His son, Scotty Green, passed away following his death. Joe is survived by his sons: Joshua Matthew (Kayla) Green of Portland and James Bryant Green of Greenbrier, by his sister: Lila (Michael) Sumner of Knoxville, by 7 grandchildren and 2 step-grandchildren.

floral squareSherry was born May 16, 1958 in Springfield to the late James Oliver and Jeanette Pope Raymer. She was retired from the assembly department of Electrolux and was a member of South Haven Baptist Church. Sherry was preceded in death by her daughter: Stacey Maynard, and by her sister: Carolyn Raymer. She is survived by her brother: Randy (Nancy) Raymer of Cedar Hill, by her grandsons: Jonathan (Crystal Ann) Rose and Rickey Michael Rose, and by 1 great grandchild.

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Robertson County Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

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Obituary for Jerry Carson Sanford

Jerry Carson Sanford, age 77 of Greenbrier, TN died Tuesday September 29, 2020 at his home.

Graveside services were held on Friday October 2, 2020 at 11 am in the Greenbrier Cemetery. There was no visitation prior to the graveside service.

Jerry was born April 22,1943 in Robertson Co, TN to the late James and Ruby Dorris Sanford. His wife, Dorothy Sanford, his grandmother, Nona Sand and Aunt, Ella Mae Sanford also preceded him in death. Jerry was a retired plumber. He floral squareenjoyed woodworking, making clocks and going to flea markets, especially when his wife Dorothy was still alive. They were truly a team.

Jerry is survived by his daughter, Suzanne Carter of Springfield, TN; son, Jerry Wayne Sanford of Goodlettsville, TN and six grandchildren.

Robertson County Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

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Obituary for Joseph Glenn “Joe” Hallman

Joseph Glenn “Joe” Hallman, 78, of Adairville, KY, passed away on Monday September 28, 2020 at The Residence at Alive Hospice in Nashville.

Graveside services were conducted Friday October 2nd at 2:00 p.m. in the Greenwood Cemetery in Adairville with Brother Don Billingsley and Joe Slate officiating. Pallbearers were Joedy Hallman, Joseph Hallman, Eric Taylor, Joe Slate, Jeremy Slate, and Joseph Violette. Honorary pallbearers were his brothers: Stan, Phil, and Carney Hallman. The family received friends at the graveside service on Friday.

Mr. Hallman was born November 19, 1941 in Adairville, KY to the late Russell and Lois Smith Hallman. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served during Vietnam. Mr. Hallman was retired from the maintenance department at Precision Products, was a farmer, and a member of Millertown Church of Christ. He enjoyed bird and coon hunting, Kentucky basketball, and enjoyed spending time with his family, especially Joseph and Emily, his grandchildren.

floral squareMr. Hallman is survived by his wife of 52 years: Sue Jones Hallman of Adairville, KY, his son and daughter-in-law: Joedy and Dee Dee Hallman of Adairville, KY, by his daughter and son-in-law: Suzanne and Eric Taylor of Springfield, by his grandchildren: Joseph Hallman and Emily Taylor, and by his brothers and sisters-in-law: Stan and Beverly Hallman, Phil and Alice Hallman, Carney and Rita Hallman all of Adairville, KY.

If so desired, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital and may be sent c/o Robertson County Funeral Home 2201 Memorial Blvd. Springfield, TN 37172

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Robertson County Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

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Obituary for Leo Smith

Everet “Leo” Smith, age 78 of Chapmansboro, Tennessee, died Friday, October 2, 2020 at Tennova Healthcare in Clarksville.

Funeral services will be held at Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Pleasant View, Tennessee at 1 o’clock pm, Wednesday, October 7th with his family celebrating his life. There will be a private family gathering for military honors. His wishes were to be cremated following the funeral service.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home in Pleasant View, Wednesday from 10AM until the hour of service at 1:00PM.

Mr. Smith was born on May 19, 1942 in Rainelle, West Virginia to the late Ashley and Beatrice Elizabeth Smith. He was the owner-operator of Smith’s Auto Salvage. He was a U.S. Army veteran serving during the Vietnam War. He loved to go out an eat, would help anyone he could that was in need of anything, and was of the Baptist faith.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a son, Ashley “Buster” Smith; and a brother, Ashley Lynne Smith.

floral squareHe is survived by his wife, Linda Smith; son, James “Bo” Smith; daughter, Kathy Smith (John Waderker); brother, Lyle (Minne) Smith; sister, Virginia “Ginger” Sherbin; grandchildren, Justin Smith, Ashley Smith, Aaron Smith, Brandon Smith, Josh Waderker, Jacob Heady; and two great-grandchildren, Leo and Austin Smith.

If so desired, memorial contributions may be made to American Parkinson Disease Association at their website www.apdaparkinson.org

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 Larry Gilbert Warren

Age 74 of Cottontown passed away Thursday, October 1, 2020 at Hendersonville Medical Center. He was born February 14, 1946 in Robertson County, TN to Homer Horace & Ruby Gladys Anderson Warren. He proudly served his country in the US Air Force and was a member of Birdwell’s Chapel Church of Christ. Mr. Warren was an avid White House BDP Fan and attended all of the football games. He was a “salt of the earth” kind of guy who enjoyed gardening.

He is preceded in death by his parents; infant son, Kevin Grant Warren; brother, Melbourne Warren; sister, Jane Louise Mason. He is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Linda Warren; son, Larry Brian Warren, both of Cottontown, TN; daughter, Ashley (Roger) Heinrich, White House, TN; brother, Joe (Nancy) Warren, Gallatin, TN; 1 granddaughter, Tulip Heinrich, White House, TN.

floral squareFuneral service is scheduled for Monday, October 5, 2020 at 1pm in the chapel of Austin & Bell Funeral Home in White House, with Bro. Scott Ballard officiating. Interment will follow in Hillcrest Cemetery with Keith Hoover, Jerry Hoover, Charles Allen, Scott Allen, Roger Heinrich and Brandon Lundy serving as pallbearers. Visitation is planned for Sunday, October 4, 2020 2-6pm and Monday, October 5, 2020 11am until the hour of the service at the funeral home.

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

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Obituary for Billy Ray McMurtry

Age 84 of White House went home to be with the Lord Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at his home. He was born March 1, 1936 in White House, TN to George J. & Dora Covington McMurtry. He worked in the upholstery business and was the owner of B&B Upholstery before his retirement. Billy Ray was a member of Mount Pleasant General Baptist Church but had attended Trinity Fellowship in the past few years. He had previously served as an Alderman for the city of White House.

He is preceded in death by parents; brother, Garry D. McMurtry; sisters, Pamela Curtis and Jean Ralph. He is survived by his loving wife, Betty J. McMurtry, White House, TN; son, Billy M. (Teresa) McMurtry, Smyrna, TN; daughters, Kellie D. (Terry) Morgan, Mt. floral squareJuliet, TN, Jeana R. Harris and Vicki Harmon, Manchester, TN; sisters, Judy F. (Tommy) Ralph, Goodlettsville, TN, Neicie C. (Bo) Thompson, Cottontown, TN and LaDonna (JR) Payne, Florida; 10 grandchildren;6 great-grandchildren.

There is no service or visitation planned.

Memorial contributions are requested in memory of Billy Ray to The Nashville Rescue Mission 639 Lafayette Street Nashville, TN 37203-4226

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

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Obituary for Marlene Ann Hood

Marlene Ann Hood, age 70 of Clarksville, passed away Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at St. Thomas West in Nashville, TN.

No services are planned at this time.

Marlene was born in Baltimore, MD on June 19, 1950 to the late Robert N. and Irene Dabney Brouse.

She enjoyed coloring, cooking and eating crabs and shrimp, spending time with her family especially her grandkids and watching movies on TV.

floral squareShe is survived by husband, Kenneth “Ken” S. Hood, Sr of Clarksville, TN; sons, Kenneth “Ken” S. (Shannon) Hood, Jr of Greenbrier, TN, Bob (Candace) Hood of White House, TN; brothers, Bud Brouse of MD, Jim (Linda) Carnaggio of MD; grandchildren, Scout Hood, Rise’ Aitken, Gavin Hood and Sylar Hood.

Arrangements entrusted to Austin & Bell Funeral Home

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Obituary for Lorene Francen

Lorene Elizabeth Adkins Francen, age 82 of Ashland City, Tennessee died Tuesday, September 29, 2020 at Jubilee House on Warfield in Clarksville, Tennessee.

A graveside service was held at 11 o’ clock am on Saturday, October 3rd at New Hope Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery with Bro. Corey Minter officiating. Burial followed with family and friends serving as pallbearers.

There was no visitation at the funeral home prior to the graveside service.

Mrs. Francen was born on February 21, 1938 in Holdenville, Oklahoma to the late Kellie and Evelyn Black Adkins. She served as a librarian for 15 years with Free Will Baptist Bible College and East Cheatham Elementary School. She graduated from the Bible College and then went on to receive her master’s degree at MTSU and USC. She was also a vital part of the Cumberland Youth Camp in Woodlawn where she assisted in the cleaning and cooking for the kids and also loved working in her flower beds. Mrs. Francen was a member of New Hope Free Will Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by a brother, J. W. Adkins; and a sister, Norma Harter.

She is survived by her husband of 64 years, Charles Francen; son, Michael (Susan) Francen; grandchildren, Heidi (Shawn) Faulkner, Joshua Francen, Micah (Kyler) Gentry; and six great-grandchildren.

The family would like express a special “Thank You” to the Jubilee House on Warfield of Clarksville caregivers for the care and love that they have shown to our family.

floral squareIf so desired, memorial contributions may be made to Campus Crusade for Christ, PO Box 628222, Orlando Fl. 32862 and can also be given online at give.cru.org/0516928 or to Cumberland Youth Camp, 2193 Happy Hills Acre Rd, Woodlawn, TN 37191.

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

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(Updated) LAST WEEKS OBITUARIES

Obituary for Reverend Frank D. Leavell 

Reverend Frank D. Leavell was born in Lafayette, KY on March 27, 1933 to the late Rueben and Pearly Leavell. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife: Polly Iris Leavell, his son: Larry Donnell Leavell, and by seven brothers and four sisters. Frank was a kind, gentle giant who was affectionally known to all as “Big Daddy”. He never met a stranger and loved making people smile.

Frank did farm work and was later employed by Brick-O-Block in Nashville, Barber Pontiac and then went on to work at Payne Chevrolet from where he retired as a technician in 2007 with 28 years of service.

Frank united with Keysburg Baptist Church in Keysburg, KY where he was a faithful member and served as an usher, a choir member, and a Deacon. In 1981, the Lord elevated Frank from the Deacon Board into the ministry. He was ordained at Keysburg Baptist Church on February 7, 1982. He later affiliated with Bell’s Chapel Missionary Baptist Church and assisted Pastor R.S. Stevenson. After the death of Pastor Stevenson, Reverend Frank Leavell was called to pastor Bell’s Chapel on the fourth Sunday in July of 1982. He served for 37 years at Bell’s Chapel and retired in 2018 but went on to serve as Pastor Emeritus until his death.

On Friday September 25, 2020, our beloved “Big Daddy” answered God’s call to come home for his eternal rest. He leaves to cherish his loving memory, four children: Frances Johnson, James (Fonzette) Leavell, Duncan (Annette) Leavell, and Karlen (Cleo) Johnson, his sister: Beatrice Davis of Lafayette, KY, 12 grandchildren: Tetric Johnson, Tameka Dotson, Eric Leavell, Jessica Lewis, Jeramie Leavell, Jasmine Cole, LsShonda Johnson, DeShawn Cole, Brandi Leavell, Chelsea Leavell, Kyndall Smith, and Krystan Mixon, devoted great grandchild: Kierra Leavell, 22 great grandchildren, 7 great great grandchildren, brothers and sisters in love: William (Kay) Johnson, Grady (Cerneal) Johnson, Delmus (JaTanya) Johnson, Bessie Leavell, Mattie Henderson, Lovie Johnson, Katie Majors, and Myrna Wilcox, special caregivers: Kisha “Tisha” Sneed, Jermaine Johnson, and DeLinda Bell, a host of nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends.

floral squareThe family received friends on Wednesday September 30th from 1:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. in the Beige Room of the Robertson County Funeral Home. There was a private family funeral service conducted followed with burial in the Restlawn Memorial Gardens in Cedar Hill.

The family asked that everyone please wear a mask and practice social distancing during the time of visitation for the public.

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Robertson County Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

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Obituary for Joseph Wayne “Joe” Sircy

Joseph Wayne “Joe” Sircy, 77, of Springfield, passed from this life on Friday September 25, 2020 at his home.

Graveside services were conducted Monday September 28th at 1:00 p.m. in the Greenwood Cemetery in Adairville, KY with John Fox, Bubba Davenport, Johnny Crabtree, Burton Glover, Raymond Hooper, and Melvin Baldwin serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers were Ted Stubblefield and Wayne Jones. The family received friends on Monday from 10:00 a.m. until 12 noon at the Robertson County Funeral Home.

Joe was born December 21, 1942 in Schochoh, KY to the late William Cordell and Vinie Irene Swallows Sircy. He owned and operated Sircy’s Muffler and Radiator in Springfield for many years. Joe was a member of the New Chapel Men’s Club and the Larry’s Restaurant Round Table. He loved Kentucky Basketball, Nascar, restoring old cars, and spending time with his grandchildren. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his siblings: Joann Pitts, Jimmy, Leonard, and Jerry Sircy.

floral squareJoe is survived by his wife of 25 years: Donna Gower Sircy of Springfield, by his son and daughter-in-law: Joey and Melissa Sircy of Springfield, by his daughter and son-in-law: Michelle and Nicky Gregory of Greenbrier, by his stepson: Ty Austin of Nashville, by his stepdaughters: Kenna (Tommy) Hallman of Springfield, Ashley Austin (Alan) of Springfield, and by his grandchildren: Hailey Hallman, Madison Hallman, and Brianna Austin.

If so desired, memorial contributions may be made to the New Chapel Men’s Club or Springfield First United Methodist Church

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Obituary for Clarence Byrge “C.B.” Hoskins, Sr.

Clarence Byrge “C.B.” Hoskins, Sr., 82, of Springfield, passed away on Thursday September 24, 2020 at his home.

Funeral services were conducted Wednesday September 30th at 1:00 p.m. in the Oakhurst Chapel of the Robertson County Funeral Home with Reverend Stephen Childers officiating. Interment followed in Springfield Memorial Gardens with Aaron Dragoo, Justin Dragoo, John Bartlett, Alva Boyd, Dennis Pursley, Jonathon Watson, Tanner Pursley, and Matt Watson serving as pallbearers. The family received friends on Tuesday from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. and on Wednesday from 11:00 a.m. until service time at the funeral home. A Masonic Service was conducted Tuesday at 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mr. Hoskins was born June 9, 1938 in Hazard, KY to the late Dewey and Margaret Reba Byrge Hoskins, Sr. He was a retired machinist from Ford Motor and worked maintenance at Southfield Apartments for 20 years. Mr. Hoskins was a member of Oakland Baptist Church, the Greenbrier Masonic Lodge, and the Eastern Star Lodge 469. He enjoyed hunting, watching westerns, and playing banjo, guitar, and mandolin.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter: Sharon Ann Camery, his stepdaughter: Deborah Ann Bartlett, and by his siblings: Roy, Seldon, Fred, and Dewey Hoskins, Jr. Mr. Hoskins is survived by his wife of 42 years: Ruth Greer Hoskins of floral squareSpringfield, by his son: Clarence B. Hoskins, Jr. of Ohio, by his daughters: Teresa Jane Boyd, Vicy Reba Watson, Glenna Sue Hoskins all of Ohio, Tina Kay Hoskins of Texas, by his step-sons: Dennis Pursley and Alva Harrison Boyd, Jr., by his brothers: Dean, Leon, Dayton, and Denver Hoskins all of Kentucky, Sonny Hoskins of Florida, by his sister: Dorothy Campbell of Ohio, by 21 grandchildren, 5 step grandchildren, and by many great, great great, and great great great grandchildren.

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Robertson County Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

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Obituary for Alice Jean Gardner

Alice Jean Gardner was born May 25, 1939 in Bluefield, West Virginia. She was called home to be with the Lord on September 21, 2020 from NHC Healthcare in Springfield, Tennessee. She is preceded in death by mother, Mary Love, father Booker T. Love, spouse Robert Gardner, Sr., brother(s) Tony Love, Jimmy Love, Walter Love, Booker T. Love II.

She was married to the late Robert Aaron Gardner, Sr. To this union four children were born, Michael Anthony, Robin Alicia, Robert Aaron, Jr., and Alfred Daniel.

Alice attended and graduated Bransford High School. She spent most of her career as a housekeeper, caregiver, and volunteer. She was a devoted wife and loving mother to her family.

She was a devoted member of the City of Faith Church (formerly Greater Faith Apostolic Church) of Springfield, TN, Grace Apostolic Church, and Greater Christ Temple Apostolic Church, both of Nashville, Tennessee. At Greater Faith Alice served on the Missionary Auxiliary, Nursing Ministry, Senior Choir, and various other capacities.

Alice is best known for her cheerful smile, playful attitude, and overall happy demeanor. She loved to laugh, sing, and has always enjoyed life and being around her family and her church family. Alice was devoted to her faith and prayed constantly for her family, church, and community.

floral squareAlice leaves to cherish her memory two siblings, Irene Martha (George) McClain, Blondell Cleo (Roy) Moore; four children, Michael Anthony (Kumiko) Gardner, Robin Alicia Stover, Robert Aaron (Peggy) Gardner, Alfred Daniel Gardner; ten grandchildren, Amber Gardner, Tiffany (Emmanuel) Ige, Kayla Gardner, Nathaniel Gardner, Nicholas Gardner, Mia Gardner, Kamil Gardner, Jeremy Jackson, Bethany Jackson (Keith) Robinson, Hailey Gardner; six great -grandchildren, and a host of relatives and friends.

Funeral Service was Friday, September 25, 2020 at City of Faith Church with Pastor Robert Gardner, Jr, Eulogy; Interment was in Restlawn Memorial Garden

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

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Obituary for Paul Wayne Riggins

Paul Wayne Riggins, 52, of Goodlettsville, passed away on Tuesday September 22, 2020 at Skyline Medical Center.

Memorial services will be conducted Sunday October 4th at 2:00 p.m. in the Oakhurst Chapel of the Robertson County Funeral Home. The family will receive friends on Sunday October 4th from 12 noon until service time at the funeral home.

Paul was born December 20, 1967 in Birmingham, AL. He loved camping, singing, bon fires, and anything that was outdoors. The highlight of his life was watching his sons play sports. Paul was a veteran of the U.S. Navy.

Paul is survived by his sons: Levi Wayne and Dylan Dakota Riggins both of Goodlettsville, by his mother and step-father: Linda and Ervin Brown of Springfield, by his father: Allen Riggins of floral squareGoodlettsville, by his girlfriend: Donna Wood of Murfreesboro, by his brothers and sisters-in-law: Jeffrey Allen Riggins of Springfield, James Randall “Randy” and Susie Riggins of Murfreesboro, and David Duane and Amy Riggins of Pleasant Shade.

If so desired, memorial contributions may be made payable to Linda Brown for the Levi and Dylan Riggins memorial fund and may be sent c/o Robertson County Funeral Home.

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Robertson County Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

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Obituary for Suellen Ann Van Ooteghem

Suellen Ann Van Ooteghem, age 78 of Springfield, died Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at her home.

Her remains were cremated and the family held a celebration of life on October 3, 2020 in Roswell, GA. Her remains will be buried in Georgia.

Ms. Van Ooteghem was born October 2, 1941 in Detroit, MI to the late Hugh and Helen Horvat Van Ooteghem. She had obtained her PHD and was a research scientist. She developed procedures dealing with nuclear waste, did research on psycho tropic drugs, and studied degenerative brain disorders using mice. She also did research on hydrogeneration using microbe organisms gathered from hydrothermal vents from the bottom of the ocean. She was always keeping busy doing oil painting, gardening, sewing, and reupholstering. To see an article on her work go to https://www.the-scientist.com/research/biologically-derived-hydrogen–future-fuel-51755

She is survived by her sons, Mark Olson and wife, Tammie, of Roswell, GA and Duane Olson and wife, Brenda, of Covington, GA; daughters, Sari Lawrence and husband, Randy, of Springfield and Corrie Wilson and husband, Rick, of Acworth, GA; brothers, Steven Van Ooteghem and wife, Suzanne, of Arizona and Hugh Van floral squareOoteghem and wife, Peggy of Dearborn, MI; sisters, Katherine Jex and husband, Fred, Camille Van Ooteghem, and Ellen Mitchell and husband, Dave, all of Michigan; 13 grandchildren; and 18 great grandchildren.

Ms. Van Ooteghgem was technically deaf which was a defining disability in her life. The family request, in leiu of flowers for donations to be made to The American Society for Deaf Children.

Robertson County Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

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Obituary for Kimberly “Renee” Ferry Cox

Age 54 of White House passed away Saturday, September 26, 2020 at Centennial Medical Center. She was born October 30, 1965 in Knoxville, TN to Richard & Linda Bunch Ferry. She worked as a homemaker and was a member of Northridge Church. She was an avid photographer and enjoyed spending time with her grandson.

She is preceded in death by her father, Richard Ferry; brother, Randy Ferry; sister, Cindy Ferry. She is survived by her husband of 30 years, Rodney Cox; son, Justin Cox, both of White House, TN; floral squaredaughter, Erin Cox, Warnersville, IL; mother, Linda Ferry; sister, Diana Rader, both of Knoxville, TN; 1 grandson, Grayson.

There are no services or visitation planned at this time. In lieu of flowers, the family humbly requests contributions be made to Austin & Bell to help them with funeral expenses.

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

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Obituary for EH Meeker

Age 92 of Cross Plains went home to be with the Lord, Sunday, September 27, 2020 at his home. He was born April 7, 1928 in Affton, MO to Edwin Harry & Anna Schmidt Meeker. He worked as an airplane mechanic for El Toro Marine Base until his retirement. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army and he attended Big Harpeth Primitive Baptist Church.

He is preceded in death by his parents; infant son, Mark Edwin Meeker; 3 brothers, Gerald Meeker, Verlyn Meeker and Jack Meeker; step-son, Jesse Jay Perry. He is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Charlotta Meeker, Cross Plains, TN; son, Jack (Maddie) Meeker, Orange, CA; daughter-in-law, Annette Perry, Auxuasse, MO; 2 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren.

floral squareFuneral service was held Thursday, October 1, 2020 at 3pm in the chapel of Austin & Bell Funeral Home in White House with Bro. Doyle Hurst officiating. Interment was Wednesday, October 7, 2020 at 12:30pm at Middle Tennessee Veteran’s Cemetery in Pegram, TN with military honors. Visitation was held Thursday, October 1, 2020 11am until the hour of the service at the funeral home.

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

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Obituary for Jimmy Barnett

James “Jimmy” Barnett, Sr., age 83, of Pleasant View, passed away Saturday, September 26, 2020.

He was the son of the late Nathan and Edna Earl Barnett.

Survived by wife of 66 years, Faye Barnett; sons James (Tina) of Old Hickory, and Jason (Jennifer) of Chapmansboro; daughter, Julie Dowlen (Barry) of Kerrville, TX; and seven grandchildren.

Mr. Barnett retired from the Tennessee Highway Department after 42 years of service. He was a Mason, and a member of Brewers Chapel United Methodist Church.

Funeral services were conducted at 1:00PM on Tuesday, September 29th at the Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Pleasant View with Pastor Penny Stratton officiating. Visitation with the family was from 4:00-7:00PM Monday, September 28th, and again on Tuesday beginning at 12:00 noon until the hour of service at 1:00PM.

Burial followed in the Brewers Chapel UMC Cemetery with Reed Barnett, Logan Barnett, Taylor Dowlen, Travis Dowlen, Wayne Shearon, and Kevin Shearon serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers were Tom Pruitt, Phil Holt, Gilford Walker, and Ben Shearron.

floral squareIn lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made to the Brewers Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund, 4965 Thomasville Road, Chapmansboro, TN 37035.

“Don’t be sad because I’m gone, be happy because I lived. I have had a wonderful life.”

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 Charles Mario Payne

Charles Mario Payne was born February 19, 1976 in Nashville, Tennessee to the late Charles Richard Payne and Marilyn Dowlen-Payne. He departed this journey Wednesday, September 16, 2020.
He professed a hope in Christ at an early age at Antioch Missionary Baptist Church under the leadership of the late Reverend Ben A. Dillard where he served on the Usher Board.

He was employed by Cash Supply where he was a driver for twenty-plus years, until his health began to fail. He had a great love of being a truck driver. There were many times throughout his illness that he would state how he would love to return to his work.

Outside of work, he thoroughly enjoyed spending time with his nephews, Brian, Demetrius and DaVion. They had movie night where they would have their traditional cheese fries. Mario enjoyed going to their games, throwing football and baseballs in the yard, having nerf gun wars and many other fun activities. Even though he floral squareloved them all, there was no greater joy than to spend time with his “Bubbles (DaVion).” Many times they would walk up and down the street. They would even have a special song they made up as they walked. No matter where they went, people knew that DaVion was his uncles “Bubbles.” Even throughout his illness he always made an effort to spend time with his nephews. He also loved listening to music, especially anything by Al Green.

He was preceded in death by his father, Charles Richard Payne and his grandparents.

Those he leaves to cherish his precious memories are: son, Martavias Chatman of Spanish Fort, AL; five step-children, whom he raised and loved as his own. They called him “Pops”: Roneisha Hyde, Marcus Hyde, Sierra Hyde, Don Taylor and Quinton Taylor; loving mother, Marilyn Dowlen-Payne; loving and devoted sister, Clarissa “Sissy” (Brian) Jennings; nephews, Brian, Diametrius, and DaVion “Bubbles” Jennings; uncles, Henry Payne, Leonard Payne, Harry Payne, Larry Payne, Elmer Payne, and Arneal Payne; devoted uncle, WT Dowlen; aunts, Mattie Rome, Angela Burr, Barbara Ann Burr, Mary Payne and Frances Payne; special childhood friend, Tyrone Hudson; loving cousin, Jeff Payne; and a host of cousins, other family and friends.

Viewing was held Wednesday, September 23, 2020 11:00 am-1:00 pm. Funeral Services were Thursday, September 24, 2020 at W. D. Crowder Funeral Home with Pastor Lonnie West, Eulogy; Interment was in Restlawn Memorial Garden.

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

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Obituary for Wanda “Gay” Spain

Wanda “Gay” Spain, age 81 of Greenbrier passed away Friday, September 25, 2020 at her residence.

Graveside services were held at 11:00 AM, Tuesday, September 29, 2020 at Springfield Memorial Gardens. The family received friends 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Monday, September 28, 2020 at Austin & Bell Funeral Home Greenbrier. Burial followed in Springfield Memorial Gardens.

Gay was born in Nashville on February 2, 1939 to the late Collis O. and Viola Clenney Stanfill. She was also preceded in death by a grandson, Chad Spain.

She was a homemaker and a member of Lights Chapel Baptist Church. She loved family, cooking, crocheting, making baby blankets and taking care of her grandchildren.

She is survived by her husband of 56 years, James D. Spain of Greenbrier; children, Frank (Joy) Spain of Greenbrier, Penny Spain of Joelton, Jimmie (Ruthie) Spain of Greenbrier, Greg (Stephanie) Spain of Greenbrier; stepdaughter, Frances Carlene Veigle of Kalisvell, CO; brother, Larry (Linda) Stanfill of Nashville; sister, Jo floral squareBrumley of Ashland City; grandchildren,j Mathew Spain, Shelby (Nick) Keith, Mallory Spain, Emery Spain and great-grandchild, Noah Spain.Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Lights Chapel Baby Blanket Fund.

Arrangements entrusted to Austin & Bell Funeral Home Greenbrier, TN

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Obituary for Jodel Wernsman

Jodel Kae Wernsman passed away Sept. 26th, 2020 in White House, Tennessee. Jodi was born September 1, 1961 in Enid, Oklahoma to Henrietta (Kain) and Harold Wernsman. The family moved to Sidney, Nebraska where Jodi attended elementary school and graduated from St. Patrick’s High School in 1979. Jodi attended Kearney State College for one semester. In 1982, Jodi moved to Nashville, Tennessee. She worked for the American Red Cross as a phlebotomist for 18 years. On October 12, 1993, Allyson Marie Williams blessed Jodi with the role of mother. Jodi loved being Ally’s mom. Nothing gave her more joy than seeing her daughter grow into a wonderful young lady. In 2001, Jodi and Ally moved to Sidney, Nebraska after the death of Jodi’s mother. Jodi graduated with her Associates Degree in Health Occupations at Western Nebraska Community College and obtained her Licensed Practical Nursing Degree. While at WNCC she was a member of Phi Theta Kappa, received the 2003 Outstanding Student for Health Occupations Award and the Gina Buttle Achievement Award. While living in Nebraska, Aunt Jodel helped nurture and raise her niece Whitni, and nephews Austin, Tanner, Ryan and Brenan along with her daughter Allyson. Many family dinners, trips and great times were had during this time. In the summer of 2003, Jodi and Ally moved back to Nashville where Jodi worked at numerous nursing facilities during her nursing career. Throughout her years in nursing, she gave compassion and excellent care to all of her patients. Her last position was at the Sumner County Jail Facility in Gallatin, Tennessee. She considered her coworkers as friends. Ill health forced her to retire from nursing in 2013. Many times during these difficult years, Ally and her partner Derrin were there to help however they could. Jodi enjoyed knitting, was an avid reader and loved visiting with friends and family. On March 5th, 2020, Jodi became Nana to her granddaughter Kaisley Kae Hall. Kaisley brought much joy and love to Jodi’s life. There was no greater joy for Jodi then to spend time playing with sweet Kaisley. Jodi had a funny sense of humor and great laugh. She was kind and loving to all she met and will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her.

Proceeding her in death are her parents Harold & Henrietta Wersnman, Grandparents Barney & Anne Wernsman, Fred & Elizabeth Kain, Sister-in-law Dena Wernsman, numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

Left to honor her memory are her daughter Allyson Marie Williams, (Derrin Hall) granddaughter Kaisley Kae Hall, Hendersonville, Tennessee, brother Jeff Wernsman (Tina) Arapahoe, Nebraska, sister Judi Roach (Gary) Guide Rock, Nebraska, niece Whitni Rust (Adam) nephews; Austin and Tanner Wernsman, Ryan & Brenan Roach, three great nieces, two great nephews, extended family and friends along with her friend/sister of many years; Terri Johnson Adams and her husband Jackie.

floral squareFollowing Jodi’s wishes, cremation has occurred. Burial services will be held in Sidney, Ne at a future date. Memorial contributions may be made in care of the family and sent to Jeff Wernsman, 1212 Locust Street Arapahoe, Ne 68922.

The memorial was held Friday Oct. 2nd at 10am at
Connell Memorial United Methodists Church 113 Church St.
Gooodletsville, Tenn. Covid restrictions applied, Masks required.

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

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Obituary for Nathaniel Babb

Nathaniel Hawthorne Babb, 86, was born in Orlinda, Tennessee on April 25, 1934 to the late Vera and Warner Babb.

He was educated in the Robertson County school system.

He was united in holy marriage to the late Dorothy Sue Babb for over 60 years, and they remained together until her death.
He loved God, and Gods people. He served as a Deacon and Treasurer at Greater South Baptist Church for many years until his health stopped him from serving as he wanted.

Nathaniel was a veteran of the U.S. Army. In his civilian career he was a faithful and loyal employee for several local businesses, Vernons, Big K and retired from Malone and Hyde as a service manager.

floral squareHe leaves to cherish his memory, two devoted daughters; Shirley Faye Crocker, and Tanya Green; a devoted son, Harvey Servilto Babbs; a devoted daughter-in-law, Jo Anne Babbs; devoted nieces, Sandra Washington, Donna Hailey; and host of grandchildren and great grandchildren and loving family members.

Memorial Service was Wednesday, September 23, 2020 at W. D. Crowder Funeral Home.

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

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Obituary for William Armstrong

William Fizer Armstrong, age 97, of Springfield, passed away Thursday, September 24, 2020 at Skyline Medical Center in Nashville.

Funeral services were held Monday, September 28, 2020 at 11am in the chapel of the Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Springfield with Brother Bob Carroll officiating. Burial followed in the Elmwood Cemetery with family and friends serving as pallbearers.

Visitation was held at the funeral home on Sunday, September 27, 2020 from 4-8pm and again on Monday from 10am until the hour of service at 11am.

Mr. Armstrong was born December 21, 1922 in Springfield to the late Joseph Martin and Lovie Mae Savage Armstrong. He was a farmer, a veteran of the U.S. Army, and member of the Bethlehem Baptist Church. He loved his family, farming, camping and being outdoors.

In addition to his parents Mr. Armstrong is preceded in death by his wife, Mildred Clark Armstrong, his sister, Sarah Woods, and his brother, James Savage Armstrong. Mr. Armstrong is survived by his floral squaredaughters and their husbands, Theresa and Larry Adams of Springfield and Donna and Joe MacLeod of Cedar Hill; grandchildren, Amy and husband Darrell Boyles, Logan Adams, Taylor MacLeod and Peyton MacLeod; and great-grandchildren, Sidder Boyles and Tuff Boyles, and Levi Adams.

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

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Obituary for Kimberly Cox

Arrangements Incomplete at this time. Austin & Bell Funeral Home

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Obituary for Richard Alan Norman

Richard Alan Norman, 66, passed away September 23 at his home in Las Vegas.

Preceded in death by his parents, Alan and Margaret Norman; borther, Kenneth. Survived by brother, Alton; sisters Carolyn Vester, Glenola (Van) Maxwwell and Margie (Tony) Roberts. He is survived by children Sheina Hall, April Dodd, Rebekah Freguson, floral squareJeremy Norman, Ricardo Norman and Rachelle Norman and grandchildren Ashley Marie Dodd, Edward Lee Dodd, Genevieve Hall, Keldryck Hall and Jaidyn Ferguson.

No services are planned at this time.

This obituary is courtesy of Austin & Bell Funeral Home, 6316 Highway 41A, Pleasant View, TN 37146.

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Obituary for Joe Claud

Joe Thomas Claud, age 88 of Chapmansboro, Tennessee, died Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at his home.

Funeral services were held at Clarksville Highway Church of Christ in Joelton at 11:30am on Friday, September 25th, with Bro. Greg Smith officiating.

Livestreaming of the funeral service will be available at www.clarksvillehwychurch.com, www.gospelchariot.church, and on Facebook page of Clarksville Highway Church of Christ.

Burial followed in Joelton Hill Memory Gardens with Sam Shrewsbury, Cody Harris, Doug Breece, Terry Pendergrass, Matthew Skelton, Michael Hampton, Don Pendergrass, and Ethan Skelton serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers were Joe Arms, Kelly Kilgore, Carl Chambliss, Mitchell Pozezinski and the elders at Clarksville Highway Church of Christ.

The family received friends at Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Pleasant View from 4:00PM until 8:00PM on Thursday, September 24, and again on Friday at Clarksville Highway Church of Christ, from 10AM until the time of service at 11:30AM.

Mr. Claud was born on May 6, 1932 in Only, Tennessee to the late Tom & Lee Claud. He owned and operated Joe Claud Electric Heating & Air. He was a veteran of the United States Army and a member of Clarksville Highway Church of Christ where he was one of the first Elders and continued in that position for many years. He also served for 18 years on the Board of Directors for the Happy Hills Boys Ranch.

floral squareHe is survived by his wife of 68 years, Peggy Claud; sons, Duane (Jan) Claud, Travis (Cynthia) Claud, and Reggie (Jackie) Claud; brother, Dorris (Marjorie) Claud; grandchildren, Regina (Michael) Hampton, Holly (Sam) Shrewsbury, Moriah Claud, Libby (Cody) Harris, Kathryn (Orval) Chesnut, Drew Claud, Alex Claud, and Venisa Renfro; and 8 great-grandchildren.

If so desired, memorial contributions may be made to the Clarksville Highway Church of Christ Building Fund.

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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 Harvey Jinnett, Jr.

Henry “Harvey” Jinnett, Jr., age 79 of Chapmansboro, Tennessee, died Monday, September 21, 2020 at his home.

Funeral services were held at Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Pleasant View at 11 o’ clock am on Wednesday, September 23rd, with Bro. Rick Walsh officiating. Burial followed in Mallory’s Cemetery with Randy Reeder, Tim Binkley, Maga Sega, Jason Hatter, Randy Hester and Greg Jinnett serving as pallbearers.

The family received friends at the funeral home from 4:00PM until 8:00PM on Tuesday, September 22, and again on Wednesday, from 10AM until the hour of service at 11:00AM.

Mr. Jinnett was born on June 11, 1941, in Thomasville, Tennessee to the late Henry Harvey and Martha G. Albright Jinnett, Sr. He loved to fish, buy lottery tickets, and especially loved his grandkids. Mr. Jinnett was very outgoing and never met a stranger.

floral squareIn addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife, Beatrice Paulette Woodard Jinnett, Jr.

He is survived by his son, Greg (Rose) Jinnett; daughter, Deanna Jinnett; and grandchildren, Amalee and Regina Jinnett.

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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 William Eugene Clark

William Eugene Clark age 84 of Hendersonville, passed away Monday, September 21, 2020 at the Tri Star Hendersonville Medical Center. Mr. Clark was an avid Michigan Wolverine fan and enjoyed hunting and playing pool. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather and always a family first kind of person.

Mr. Clark was preceded in death by his parents, Raymond and Gertrude Clark; and a sister, Verta MacDonald.

floral squareHe is survived by his wife of 66 years, Barbara Clark; son, William Clark, Jr.; daughters, Cathy (Robert) Cantrell, Donna Stofer, Maryl (Richard) Jones, Elizabeth (Thomas) Parham, and Jenny Clark; a brother, Ronald Clark; 8 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.

The family is tentatively planning to have a Celebration of Life Memorial Service during the week of Thanksgiving.

The family is requesting memorial contributions to be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave., Fl. 17, Chicago, IL 60601;

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

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