In Loving Memory: Obituaries Of The Week of October 30, 2022

In Loving Memory: Obituaries Of The Week of October 30, 2022

In Loving Memory: Obituaries Oct. 24-30, 2022

ROBERTSON COUNTY TENNESSEE: (Smokey Barn News)

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Obituary for John Henry Arnold

John Henry Arnold, 83, of White House, passed away on Sunday October 30, 2022, at his home. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday November 2nd at 1:00 p.m. in the Oakhurst Chapel of the Robertson County Funeral Home with Danny Eidson and Chaplain TJ Debnam officiating. Interment will follow in Springfield Memorial Gardens with Danny Eidson, Jonathan Eidson, Kris Arnold, Jeffrey Arnold, Josh Arnold and Anthony DeStephano serving as pallbearers. The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 11:00 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.

Mr. Arnold was born September 30, 1939, in Camden, to the late Burford Eugene and Audie Arlene Caplinger Arnold. He served in the National Guard, was a retired installer for Lucent Technology, and was a member of Liberty United Methodist Church. Mr. Arnold was much loved by his family, and they described him as a “baby loving, animal loving, grandkids/great grandkids spoiling, baseball watching amazing family man. He was always tinkering with something on the move and will be greatly missed”. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife: Mary Ann Fields Arnold, by his granddaughter: Kylei Arnold, and by his brothers: James R., Bernard R., and Alfred Arnold.

floral squareMr. Arnold is survived by his son and daughter-in-law: Keith and Jenny Arnold of Atlanta, GA, by his daughter and son-in-law: Rhonda and Danny Eidson of White House, by his grandchildren: Jonathan Eidson, Kristofer Arnold, Jeffrey Arnold, Hannah Eidson, Kelcie Arnold Asby, Joshawa Arnold, and Sarah Grace Eidson DeStephano, and by his great grandchildren: Jaycie Eidson and Ivy Arnold.

If so desired, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital.

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Robertson County Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. 2201 Memorial Blvd Springfield, TN 37172

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Obituary for Claude Francis Garrett

Claude Francis Garrett, age 65, of Clarksville, passed away Sunday, October 30, 2022. Funeral services will be conducted at 11am Saturday, November 5, 2022 in the chapel of Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Springfield with Bro. Randy Riggs officiating. Burial will follow in the Elmwood Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 10am until time of the service at 11am at the funeral home.

Mr. Garrett was born November 17, 1956 in Kansas City, Kansas to the late Cordell and Betty Parrish Satterfield.

floral squareIn addition to his parents, Mr. Garrett was preceded in death by his brothers, James Garrett Jr. and Bobby Garrett.

He is survived by his daughter, Deanna (Dustin) Watson; and a grandson, Westin Watson.

In lieu of flowers please send a donation in the amount of your floral arrangement to the Tennessee Innocence Project in Claude’s honor.

Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Springfield is in charge of these arrangements. 509 Walnut ST., Springfield, TN

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Obituary for Carolyn Waynne “Aunt Carolyn” Meadows

Carolyn Waynne “Aunt Carolyn” Meadows, age 89 of Cottontown, passed from this life on Thursday, October 27, 2022 at her home.

Graveside services will be conducted Tuesday, November 1, 2022 at 2:00 PM at Hillcrest Cemetery in White House with Wade Swearingen, Davis Murray, and Dale Swearingen officiating. Burial will follow with Tony Binion, Wade Swearingen, Davis Murray, John Michael Hobdy, Max Williams, and Dodd Swearingen serving as pallbearers. There will be no visitation prior to the graveside service.

Aunt Carolyn was born February 20, 1933 in White House to the late Walter Marshall and Ethelene Carmack Meadows. She was a member of Hillcrest Church of Christ where she enjoyed supporting the youth group and all the children. She loved flowers, especially irises, hummingbirds, doing yardwork, and cooking for others. She was retired from First American National Bank where she worked as a bookkeeper for 45 years.

floral squareShe is survived by her brother, Jerry Wade Meadows and wife Barbara of Cottontown; nieces, Nancy Patronis of Cottontown, Sheila Meadows and husband Tony Binion of Nashville, and Karen Swearingen and husband Dale of Orlinda; great nephew, Wade Swearingen and wife Laura of Portland; great nieces, Megan Murray and husband Davis of Springfield and Haley Hobdy and husband John Michael of Cross Plains; and great-great nephews, Asher and Jake Swearingen.

Her wishes were for memorial contributions to be made to the Hillcrest Church of Christ Youth Fund. All donations can be sent c/o Robertson County Funeral Home.

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Robertson County Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. 2201 Memorial Blvd Springfield, TN 37172

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Obituary for Paul Douglas Rainwater Sr

Paul Douglas Rainwater Sr, 93, of Springfield, TN died peacefully under Alive Hospice care after a short illness at his home in Springfield, TN on October 27, 2022. He was born May 28, 1929, in Orlinda, TN, son of Henry Kenneth and Buena Vista (Fulton) Rainwater.

Doug graduated from Coopertown High School and University of Tennessee at Martin in 1950 and married Dorothy Ann Wilks Rainwater. After retiring as manager from the Nashville Oil Mill, Doug and Ann moved from Nashville to their farm in Springfield, TN where he raised cattle and a garden with fresh Silver Queen corn, Bradley tomatoes, and October beans. He loved vanilla ice cream with chocolate sauce, especially homemade, and always carried black and white chapstick, a handkerchief, and peppermints in the pockets of his khaki work clothes or black suit and white shirt on Sunday. He kept a pony named Snuggles with a buggy for grandkids to ride, enjoyed early morning Bass fishing with family on Kentucky Lake, watching old westerns, bird hunting, and volunteering his time at Bellshire UMC and New Chapel UMC. Often a prankster, he liked betting “always a quarter” with just about anyone – his most infamous being ” bet you can’t guess what I caught in my cage.” It was a skunk. And if you ever spent a day working alongside him, Doug would reward you with a delicious bologna sandwich. In his golden years, after the passing of his beloved wife and soulmate of 49 years, he was blessed to marry and share 19 years with Charlotte Mae Roden Payne Rainwater. Her family lovingly provided him with a second family of grandchildren and great grandchildren.

In addition to his parents and first wife, he was preceded in death by 2 brothers, Harry (Olivene) Rainwater of Springfield and Gerald (Peggy) Rainwater of Greenbrier, and stepson, Steve Wayne Payne of Goodlettsville. Surviving in addition to his wife, Charlotte, are his daughters, Sara Jane Rainwater (Bill) McDowell of Tazewell, Betty Douglas Rainwater Raetzel of White House, Judy Ann Rainwater (David) Todd of Hendersonville, and son, Paul Douglas Rainwater Jr of Springfield. Doug’s 9 grandchildren include Julie McDowell (Ricky) Roberts, Lori McDowell (Vincent) Fiorentino, Eric (Melissa) McDowell, Jenny Raetzel (Mike) Cameron, John (Briana) Raetzel, Carrie Todd, Whitney Todd (Trey) Bollinger, Christie Rainwater (Tom) Greever, and Kellye (Luara) Rainwater. He was blessed with 15 great grandchildren including Connor Roberts, Brodie Roberts, Vince Jolly, Victoria Fiorentino, Ella Fiorentino, Elijah McDowell, Natalie Wright, Dylan Wright, Oliver Raetzel, Chloe Raetzel, Luke Lewis, Eleanor Lewis, Elizabeth Bollinger, George Bollinger, and Braxton Greever. His extended family includes stepchild, Karen Payne (Dave) Gomer of Hendersonville; step grandchildren, Jessica Payne (Justin) Poss, Christine Payne (Rodderick) Dobson, Alex Gomer, and Alyson Gomer (Zach) Martin; and step great grandchildren, Brileigh Poss, Mason Poss, James Dobson, and Jessie Dobson.

As Doug and Charlotte’s health declined amid COVID, caregivers lovingly supported him in his last few days, especially Taylor and Lauren.

floral squareVisitation with the family on Tuesday, November 1, 2022 beginning at 9 AM will precede the funeral service scheduled for 11:00 AM at Robertson County Funeral Home.. Burial will follow in Springfield Memorial Gardens with John Raetzel, Mike Cameron, Tom Greever, Brad Wright, Alex Gomer, and Wilbur Smith serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be Ricky Roberts, Vincent Fiorentino, Eric McDowell, Trey Bollinger, Justin Poss, Rodderick Dobson, Zach Martin, and Dave Gomer.

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Robertson County Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. 2201 Memorial Blvd Springfield, TN 37172

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Obituary for Vong Joy Dickens

Vong Joy Dickens, age 59 of Springfield, passed from this life on Thursday, October 27, 2022 at her home.

Her remains will be cremated and no services are planned at this time.

Mrs. Dickens was born December 12, 1962 in Thailand. She was a Buddhist and worked at Electrolux until she became ill. She enjoyed cooking and working in her flower garden.

She is survived by her husband of 25 years, Gary Dickens of Springfield.

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Robertson County Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. 2201 Memorial Blvd Springfield, TN 37172

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Obituary for Gwendolyn Sue Robertson Frey

Gwendolyn Sue Robertson Frey, age 89, of Springfield, TN concluded the final chapter of her earthly life on Tuesday, October 25, 2022. She was met at Heaven’s gate by her husband Glenn M. Frey, parents Belle and R.C. “Bob” Robertson, siblings Bobbie R. Roth and Lennis Robertson, and son-in-law Don Hollingsworth.

Born in Knoxville, TN, as the middle child to Belle and Bob, her childhood was spent getting into mischief with her older siblings and then teaching her younger siblings those ropes. The stories they share are only accidentally passed down and always met with roaring laughter. After graduating from Fulton High School, the Robertson family moved to Paducah, KY, where Sue began working as a telephone switchboard operator and met her husband, Glenn. Married in Springfield in 1954, this is the place she would spend the rest of her days. Mama Sue to the neighborhood kids, later replaced by Mimi to her grandchildren and their friends, and always Mrs. Sue to the generations of children and parents that she loved and nurtured at her church’s, Main Street church of Christ, Mom’s Day Out program. She was one of the original members of the Mom’s Day Out staff, a badge she wore proudly, and could be found joining in other programs at the church too. From Mexico mission trips to most recently the clothing room, her faith was deeply woven into life, and she was quite fond of being at the church every time the doors were open.

She will be dearly missed by her daughter, Glenda Hollingsworth of Springfield; sons Robert (Lana) Frey of Goodlettsville and Glenn (Kathy) Frey of Birmingham, AL; sisters, Patricia Hart of High Point, NC, Rosemary (John) Adams of Loudon and Judy Elliott of Knoxville; grandchildren Suzann Hollingsworth, Kendall (Brody) Wooton, Corbitt (Audrey) Hollingsworth, Mary Glenn (Marc) Fatton, Morgan Frey, Connor Frey Paige Frey, and Brooke Barrett; great grandchildren, Ava, Grady, Tilly, Emery Cate, Spencer, and one on the way; nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews, and friends that she considered family.

floral squareVisitation with the family was at Robertson County Funeral Home on Friday from 4 until 8 PM and Saturday from 10 AM until the funeral service at 12:00 PM with Brother Joe Rushing and Brother Barry Throneberry officiating. Burial followed in Springfield Memorial Gardens with Corbitt Hollingsworth, Connor Frey, Matt Roth, Brian Hart, Marc Fatton, and Brody Wooton serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers were her nieces.

The family request, if so desired, for memorial contributions to be made to the Main Street Church of Christ Building Fund. All donations can be sent c/o Robertson County Funeral Home.

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Robertson County Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. 2201 Memorial Blvd Springfield, TN 37172

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Obituary for Pauline Allgood Tucker

Pauline Allgood Tucker, age 81, was welcomed home by the Lord on Monday October 24th, 2022. Pauline passed away peacefully at her home in Greenbrier.

Funeral Services were held Saturday, October 29, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. in the Oakhurst Chapel of the Robertson County Funeral Home with Pastor Donnie Bryant officiating. Burial followed in Springfield Memorial Gardens with David Tucker, Billy Wayne Allgood, Daltin Tucker, Dominic Bellamy, Greg Bellamy, Jonathan Hardaway serving as pallbearers. The family received friends on Friday, October 28, 2022, from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m.

Mrs. Tucker was born on April 16, 1941, to the late William “Willie” Thomas and Nettie Payne Allgood. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband Drew Edward Tucker, brothers, Jr. Allgood, Fred Allgood, Harold Allgood, sisters, Thelma Edison, Betty Ardito, and Gladys Jennings. Pauline was kindly known as “Granny” by everyone who knew her. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, and aunt. Pauline was the owner and operator of Johnnie’s Upholstery for over 55 years with her late husband, Johnnie B. Redfern. Granny loved spending time with her beloved grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was the most straightforward and honest person one could ever meet.

floral squarePauline Tucker is survived by her sons, Douglas Tucker and wife Mary Ann of Greenbrier, Tony McWhirter of Greenbrier; brothers, Bill Allgood, John Wayne Allgood, Ray Dean “Bud” Allgood; sisters, Mable Tholl, Martha Smith; grandchildren David Tucker and wife Trisha Darling, Victor Tucker and wife Bethany, and Nicole Bellamy and husband Jonathan Hardaway, and fourteen great-grandchildren.

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Robertson County Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. 2201 Memorial Blvd Springfield, TN 37172

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Obituary for Billy Joe Knight

Age 71 of Cross Plains passed away Friday, October 28, 2022 at Skyline Medical Center. He was born August 2, 1951 in Nashville, TN to Joe & Jessie Geneva Brummel Knight. He worked as a factory worker for Mercer Corporation until his retirement. He enjoyed drag racing with his son and he enjoyed fishing. Mr. Knight proudly served his country in the U.S. Army. and attended the Church at Grace Park.

He is preceded in death by his parents; brother, Chuckie Knight; son, Brent Knight. He is survived by the Mother of his children, Carolyn Knight,; son, Brian Knight, both of Cross Plains, TN; brother, Kenneth Knight, Nashville, TN; sisters, Patricia Brooks, Russellville, KY and Jenny (Johnny) Donnelly, Mount Juliet, TN; one grandchild, Natalie Marie; two great-grandchildren, Nathaniel Lee (Sean Rader) and Kayden Michael.

floral squareFuneral service is scheduled for Wednesday, November 2, 2022 at 1pm in the chapel of Austin & Bell Funeral Home in White House with Pastor Bob Cook officiating. Interment will follow in White House Memorial Gardens with family and friends serving as pallbearers. Visitation with the family is planned for Tuesday, November 1, 2022 4-8pm and Wednesday, November 2, 2022 11am-1pm 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 Louise Helton

Dorothy “Louise” Cuff Helton, age 94 of Pleasant View, Tennessee, died Thursday, October 27, 2022 at her home.

A graveside service will be conducted at Sycamore Chapel Church of Christ Cemetery at 11:00AM on Tuesday, November 1st. Burial will follow with family and friends serving as pallbearers.

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

Mrs. Helton was born on May 25, 1928, in Humboldt, Tennessee to the late George & Farris Sanders Cuff. She was a homemaker who enjoyed gardening and dearly loved her family. She was a member of Pleasant View First Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Charles Helton; brother, James Edward Cuff; sister, Frances Allen; and son-in-law, Gene Hesson.

floral squareSurvivors include her son, Paul (Janice) Helton; daughters, Brenda Hesson, Beverly (Michael) Prevette, Carolyn Helton, and Donna Helton; grandchildren, Paula Newberry (John), John Helton (Tosha), Beth Fassinger (Dan), and Jason Hesson; and 7 great-grandchildren.

If so desired, memorial contributions may be made to Pleasant View First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 208, Pleasant View, Tennessee 37146

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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 Dorothy Louise Porter

Dorothy Louise Reid Porter, age 77, of Springfield, passed away Monday, October 24, 2022 at her home.

Funeral services were conducted at 1pm Friday, October 28, 2022 in the chapel of Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Springfield with Bro. James Shoulders officiating. Burial followed in Springfield Memorial Gardens with Joey Farmer, Foster Porter, Bennet Porter, Ryan McClintock, Jesse Bilyeu and Abelardo Solis serving as pallbearers.

The family received friends from 4-8pm Thursday and again from 11am until time of the service at 1pm on Friday at the funeral home.

Mrs. Porter was born January 29, 1945 in Springfield to the late Otis Lee and Vieny Esther Eden Reid. She was a member of Williams Chapel Missionary Baptist Church and a member of the Springfield Senior Citizens.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Porter was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, Jerry Porter; brothers, Thomas Reid and Henry Reid; and sisters, Beverly Pulley, Margie Reid, Ruthie Reid, Sarah Reid and Bobbie Keith.

She is survived by her children, Brenda (Mark) Farmer, Jay Porter and Joseph Porter; grandchildren, Amy (Ryan) McClintock, Jenny (Jesse) Bilyeu, Joey Farmer, Foster Porter, Bennet Porter and Katie Robinson; great grandchildren, Tatum, Kellen, Sky, Presley and floral squareWyatt; daughters-in-love, Kelly Robinson and Jennifer Waynick; and sisters, Joyce Qualls and Sammie Morris.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or go to www.stjude.org/donate

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Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Springfield is in charge of these arrangements. 509 Walnut ST., Springfield, TN

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(Updated) Obituaries Oct. 17-23, 2022

Obituary for Delphia Johnson Williams

Delphia Mae Johnson Williams, age 97, of Jacksonville, FL, formerly of Springfield, TN, passed away Sunday, October 23, 2022.

A graveside service was conducted at 11am Saturday, October 29, 2022 in the mausoleum chapel of Springfield Memorial Gardens with Brother Sam Andavazo officiating.

Mrs. Williams was born December 18, 1924 in Barren Plains, TN to the late Albert and Floy Gainous Johnson and was raised on the family farm. She started her career at the Bell System and then went on to be a successful Real Estate Agent in Florida. Mrs. Williams raised her family in Hollywood, FL and was an active member of Hollywood Hills United Methodist Church, and enjoyed her role as a Sunday School teacher. She loved spending time with family in Atlanta and Springfield and enjoyed traveling, reading the newspaper, and watching sports.

Delphia was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, aunt, and a true friend to all who knew her. Delphia was known for her love of family and her kindness and generosity toward children, grandchildren, extended family and friends throughout her life. She will be greatly missed by all.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Williams was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Miller Williams Sr.; brothers, Ammon Johnson and William Albert Johnson; and sister, Mable Johnson Heatherly.

floral squareShe is survived by a son, Edward Miller (Carolyn) Williams Jr.; daughter, Leah Williams Tobin; grandchildren, John Miller Williams, Paige Meeks Williams, Alyssa Ann Tobin and Britney Ann Tobin; son-in-law, Patrick Tobin; and sisters, Irene Palmer and Lorene Dean.

The family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorial donations be made to Barren Plains Baptist Church, 4507 Corbin Sneed Road, Springfield, TN 37172, (615) 384-6072.

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Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Springfield is in charge of these arrangements. 509 Walnut ST., Springfield, TN

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Obituary for Sandra Marie Casto

Age 73 of Portland passed away Friday, October 21, 2022 at her home. She was born December 30, 1948 in Waverly, TN to Orman and Nell Marie Davis Dendy, She worked as a nurse before her retirement. Sandra loved sculpting, oil painting and photography. She attended Grace Community Church.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Orman and Nell Dendy; husband, Cecil Kenneth Casto; sister, Judy Newbern. She is survived by her daughter, Angie (Mike) Abell; grandson, Kenny Abell, all of White House, TN; brother, Johnny Dendy, Hermitage, TN; a host of other family and friends.

floral squareA memorial service is scheduled for Friday, November 4, 2022 at 1pm in the chapel of Austin & Bell Funeral Home in White House with Pastor Glen Ashworth officiating. Inurnment will follow in the Hillcrest Cemetery Columbarium. Visitation with the family is scheduled for Friday, November 4, 2022 10qm until the hour of the service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions are requested to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105

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

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Obituary for Shirley Stewart Johnson

Shirley Stewart Johnson, age 83, of Orlinda was welcomed into the arms of the Lord on Sunday, October 16, 2022 after a lengthy battle with Parkinson’s Disease at the Waters of Gallatin. She was born November 16, 1938 in Orlinda to the late Carl and Hazel Stewart. She was preceded in death by her brother Billy Stewart, sisters Mabel Stewart and Margaret Stewart Whitley, and infant son Anthony Thomas Wilson.

Shirley is survived by her husband of 41 years, Dan Johnson of Orlinda; brother Charles (Margaret Ann) Stewart of Adairville, KY; daughter, Melanie (Chris) Jernigan of White House; step-sons, Daniel Johnson of Johnstown, NY, Chris Johnson of Palmcoast, FL, and Greg Johnson of Questa, NM; grandchildren, Courtney (Ivan) Ati, Will (fiancé Becca Selner) Jernigan, Clint (Brooke) Johnson, Christopher Johnson, Chelsea (Jeremy) Brown, Jake (Madison) Johnson, Jarod Johnson, Jaden Johnson, and Jailyn Johnson; and four great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

Shirley was a graduate of East Robertson High School. She worked as a beautician for over 60 years and was a lifelong member of Orlinda Baptist Church. Shirley was a loving mother and wife who spoiled her grandchildren with unconditional love. She enjoyed spending most of her free time cleaning, shopping, and cooking her famous pies.

Funeral services were held Thursday, October 20, 2022 at 2:00 pm at Orlinda Baptist Church with Pastor Lance Wamble and Reverend David Dean officiating. Burial followed in the Williams Chapel Baptist Church Cemetery with Will Jernigan, Ivan Ati, Steve Pitt, Jeff Cherry, Bruce Corban, and Daniel Johnson serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers were the Women’s Bible Class of Orlinda Baptist Church and the East Robertson High School Class of 1957. The family received friends at Orlinda Baptist Church on Wednesday from 2 until 5:30 pm and Thursday from 12 pm until the hour of service.

floral squareThe family request, if so desired, for memorial contributions to be made to either the Orlinda Baptist Church Music Fund or the Tennessee Baptist Children’s Home. All donations can be sent c/o Robertson County Funeral Home.

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Robertson County Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. 2201 Memorial Blvd Springfield, TN 37172

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Obituary for Jack Marshall Fisher

Jack Marshall Fisher, 95, of Springfield, passed away on Friday October 14, 2022, at The Waters of Springfield.

Funeral services were conducted Wednesday October 19th at 2:00 p.m. at the Hopewell Baptist Church with Reverend Jim Woodard officiating. Interment followed in the Hopewell Cemetery with Shawn Fisher, Paul White, Anthony Garnett, Scott Creek, Don Downard, Leslie Richardson, Jake Downard, and Nick Richardson serving as pallbearers. The family received friends on Wednesday from 12 noon until service time at Hopewell Baptist Church.

Mr. Fisher was born July 20, 1927, in Springfield to the late Marshall Bernard and Hazel Pope Fisher. He was a veteran of WWII, having served in the U.S. Navy, was a retired truck driver, a member of the Teamsters Union, and was a member of Hopewell Baptist Church. Mr. Fisher enjoyed football, talking on the phone, or in person with his friends, riding around in the country, especially the Hopewell community, and having breakfast at either Hardee’s or Wendy’s. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by is wife: Iva Jean Stults Fisher, by his son: Jimmy Fisher, who was also the son of the late Gertrude Fisher, and by his sister: Kathryne Henry.

floral squareMr. Fisher is survived by his daughters and sons-in-law: Marlene and Jimmy Bunch of Springfield, Darlene and Glenn Gainous of Springfield, Marilyn and Bill Johnson of Charleston, S.C., and Donna Downard of Springfield, by his son: Shawn Fisher of Springfield, by his grandchildren: Teresa (Leslie) Richardson and Don (Allison) Downard, by his four great grandchildren, and by his special friend and neighbor: John Wayne Allen of Springfield.

If so desired, memorial contributions may be made to Hopewell Baptist Church.

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Robertson County Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. 2201 Memorial Blvd Springfield, TN 37172

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Obituary for Judy Douglas

Judith Ann Douglas “Judy”, age 75 of Cedar Hill, Tennessee, died Friday, October 21, 2022 at NorthCrest Medical Center.

Funeral services were conducted at Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Pleasant View at 12:30PM on Monday, October 24th, with Bro. Randy Riggs officiating. Burial followed in Good Springs Cemetery with family and friends serving as pallbearers.

The family received friends at the funeral home on Monday, October 24th from 11:00AM until the hour of service at 12:30PM.

Mrs. Douglas was born on March 22, 1947 in Clarksville, Tennessee to the late Clarence and Ramona Jones Lee. She was retired after 30 years from the State of Tennessee. She loved to sightsee, watch tv, and she enjoyed teaching the young children at Sunday School.

floral squareIn addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her first husband, Paul Harris Nicholson; and sister, Linda Lee.

Survivors include her husband of 20 years, Garrett Douglas; brother, David (Pam) Lee; and many loving nieces & nephews and aunt.

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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 James Wesley Troutt

Age 92 of Cottontown, Tn passed away Friday, October 21, 2022 at Skyline Medical Center. He was born September 26, 1930 in Madison, TN to Paul Wesley & Sadie Pauline Rippy Troutt. He worked as a mechanic for the City of White House before his retirement. Mr. Troutt enjoyed watching NASCAR and football, especially the Titans. He loved spending time with people, especially his family.

He is preceded in death by his parents; 3 sisters, Mae, Patricia and Virginia; 2 brothers, William and Howard. He is survived by daughters, Denise (Scott) Humphreys, Apopka, FL and Tammy Jones, Prosper, TX; 4 grandchildren, Brandon Lepper, Apopka, FL, Natalie Dillman, Altamonte Springs, FL, Brittany (Sam) Magoun, Prosper, TX and Courtney (Taylor) Fikes, Plano, TX; 4 great-grandchildren, Jakob, McKinley, Miley and Max.

floral squareFuneral service was held Thursday, October 27, 2022 at 11am in the chapel of Austin & Bell Funeral Home in White House, with Pastor Richard Garza officiating. Interment followed in Forest Chapel Cemetery in Westmoreland with family and friends serving as pallbearers. Visitation with the family was Wednesday, October 26, 2022 5-9pm and Thursday, October 27, 10-11am 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 Joe David Cron

Joe Cron, age 74 of Greenbrier went home to be with YHWH YHWSH, Thursday, October 20, 2022 at Centennial Medical Center. He was born November 12, 1947 in Portland, TN to Robert Reese & Helen Groves Cron. He worked as a court security officer for the U.S. Marshall. He had also served as Mayor and as a police officer in Kingston Springs. Mr. Cron was a Christian and loved YHWH YHWSH and his church, The Church of the First Born. He enjoyed mowing grass with his Kabota tractor. He also cut the grass at the church and made sure that it was always cut to perfection. He enjoyed woodworking when he was younger and was a Tennessee Volunteers fan.

He is preceded in death by his parents; sister, Kathy Cron. He is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Barbara Cron, Greenbrier, TN; son, Travis Shane Cron, Bellevue, TN; daughter, April (Mike) Story, Brentwood, TN; sister, Patsy (Harold) Hall, Cottontown, TN; 6 grandchildren, Alan, Joshua, David, Andrew, Austin and Megan; 2 great-grandchildren, Alan and soon to be born, Oliver.

floral squareFuneral service was held Monday, October 24, 2022 at 1pm in the chapel of Austin & Bell Funeral Home in White House with Pastor Roger Brewer officiating. Interment followed in White House Memorial Gardens with Alan Groves, Mike Story, David Story, Andrew Story, Shane Cron and Jimmy Gammons serving as pallbearers. Visitation with the family was Monday, October 24, 2022 10am 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 Norman Donald Smith

Age 39 of White House passed away Thursday, October 20, 2022 in Nashville, TN. He was born March 19, 1983 in Madison, TN to Norman Dennis & Gracie Wynn Smith. He worked as a cook for the Colorado Grill in Franklin, KY. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army. He enjoyed playing X-Box, cooking, working on cars, jewelry, motorcycles and drawing. He was a Christian and a member of Old Hickory Church of the Nazarene.

He is preceded in death by his brother, William Smith; maternal grandparents, Charlie & Trinnie Wynn; paternal grandparents, Donald & Beverly Smith. He is survived by his wife of 13 years, Susana Smith; parents, Norman & Gracie Smith; son, William Smith, all of White House, TN.

floral squareFuneral service was held 2pm Wednesday, October 26, 2022 in the chapel of Austin & Bell Funeral Home in White House. Interment followed in White House Memorial Gardens with family and friends serving as pallbearers. Visitation was Wednesday, October 26, 2022 10am until the hour of the service at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Old Hickory Church of the Nazarene 605 Jones Street Old Hickory, TN 37138.

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

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Obituary for Grady Dorris

Grady Lee Dorris, age 82 of Pleasant View, Tennessee, died Monday, October 17, 2022 at the Residence at Alive Hospice in Nashville.

Funeral services were conducted at Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Pleasant View at 2:00PM on Sunday, October 23rd, with Bro. David Royalty and Sean Sesnan officiating. Burial followed in Greenlawn Cemetery in Franklin, Kentucky with Josh Harris, David Smith, Rex Dorris, Kevin Jarrell, Barry Young, and Chuck Dorris serving as pallbearers.

The family received friends at the funeral home on Sunday from 12:00 noon until the hour of service at 2:00PM.

Mr. Dorris was born on February 8, 1940 in Elizabethton, Tennessee to the late Floyd & Lena Norris Dorris. He retired from Whirlpool as a tool and die maker and also farmed. He dearly loved the Lord and served as bus pastor at Park Avenue Baptist Church. He loved his dog “Gidget” and enjoyed passing out candy on Halloween to all the trick or treators in Harris Farms. Mr. Dorris was a Master Gardener who won 1st place four years in a row in Cheatham County. He was a member of First Baptist Church Joelton.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife, Carolyn Dorris; daughter, Karen Dorris; and siblings, Billy, James, Lowell, Rex, Sam, and Noel Dorris, and Gerald Burgess.

floral squareSurvivors include his daughter, Renee Dorris; brother, Floyd “Joe” (Barbara) Dorris; sisters, Peggy Burgess and Naomi Houston (Clay); and numerous nieces and nephews.

If so desired, memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church Joelton, 7140 Whites Creek Pike, Joelton, Tennessee 37080

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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 Rebecca Lee Bellar

“Becky”-Age 62 of Springfield went home to be with the Lord Monday, October 17, 2022 at NHC in Springfield. She was born August 31, 1960 in Nashville, TN to Bryan and Betty Goolsby Bellar. She worked as a teacher for Robertson County Schools at Coopertown Middle School and had also worked for the Robertson County Health Department. Becky was a member of Springfield Baptist Church, which she loved so much. She enjoyed watching classic films, was an avid reader, loved spending time on the beach and just enjoyed any time she was able to spend in the sun. She was known for her quick wit and her love for her children and grandchildren. Becky was a Christian and she also had a deep love for animals.

She is preceded in death by her father, Bryan Bellar; brother-in-law, Gary Nesbitt. She is survived by her son, Noah Fagan, Nashville, TN; daughters, Abigail Fagan, Nashville, TN and Grace (Jon) Graves, Springfield, TN; mother, Betty Bellar, Antioch, TN; sister, Cathy Nesbitt, Antioch, TN; two grandchildren, Sawyer and Florrie Jane Graves, Springfield, TN.

floral squareA Celebration of Life memorial service was Friday, October 21, 2022 at Springfield Baptist Church at 2pm with Dr. David Evans officiating. Visitation with the family was Friday, October 21, 2022 11am until the time of the service at the church. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions are requested to Springfield Baptist Church Celebrate Recovery 400 N. Main Street Springfield, TN 37172 or to Pawsternashville.org

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

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