In Loving Memory: Obituaries Of The Week of September 4, 2022

In Loving Memory: Obituaries Of The Week of September 4, 2022

In Loving Memory: Obituaries Aug. 29-Sept. 4, 2022

ROBERTSON COUNTY TENNESSEE: (Smokey Barn News)

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Obituary for Duane Head

Duane Jay Head, age 56, of Cedar Hill, passed away Friday, September 2, 2022 at HATS Group Home in Springfield. Graveside services will be held Saturday, September 24, 2022 at 2pm in the Springfield Memorial Gardens with Brother David Bradley officiating. Burial will follow with Scott Elder, Cody Elder, Carson Elder, Roy Osborne, Barry Barnett and Dalton Barnett serving as pallbearers. No visitation will be held prior to the graveside service.

Mr. Head was born July 4, 1966 in Nashville to the late Max and Marilyn Gower Head. He loved country music, gospel hymns, U.T. football and basketball, the TN Titans, and going to HATS. Mr. Head was also a member of the New Chapel United Methodist Church.

In addition to his parents Mr. Head is preceded in death by his sister, Marcia Head, brother, Kevin Head, grandparents, Mary Lou and J.L. Head, Nettie and Gailor Gower, and his step-brother, Mickey Elder.

floral squareMr. Head is survived by his step-mother, Glenda Head; step-brother, Scott Elder; aunts and uncle, Suzanne and Roy Osborne, and Jan Stroud; and many nieces nephews, and cousins.

If so desired memorial contributions may be made to H.A.T.S. Any donations may be sent in c/o Austin & Bell.

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

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Obituary for Bob Hoge, III

Lawrence “Bob” Hoge, III, age 70, of Springfield, passed away Friday, September 2, 2022 at Centennial Medical Center. Memorial services will be held Saturday, September 24, 2022 at 4pm in the chapel of the Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Springfield with Brother Tony Cobb officiating.

Visitation will be held at the funeral home that Saturday from 3pm until the hour of service at 4pm.

Mr. Hoge was born February 6, 1952 in Springfield to the late Lawrence R. and Katherine Summerville Hoge, II. He worked as a Planner for Robertson County and was a Christian. He was kind and fun-loving, hard working and generous.

floral squareMr. Hoge is survived by his wife, Diane Pugh Hoge; nieces and nephews, Ivan Gregory, Kyle Gregory, Jennifer Dusky, and Rachel Hoge; brother and sister-in-law, Tommy and Crystal Lee; his sister and brother-in-law, Ellen and Bruce Gregory; and a number of Jack Russell terriers he loved dearly.

If so desired memorial contributions may be made to Robertson County Animal Control. Any donations may be sent in c/o Austin & Bell.

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

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Obituary for Oliver Neil Williams

Age 82 of Springfield, TN passed away Sunday, September 4, 2022 at his home. He was born June 25, 1940 in Hartsville, TN to Clarence Ernest & Ivorene Cleveland West Williams. He worked as a computer technician for Unisys until his retirement. Neil proudly served his country in the U.S. Marines and was a member of McFerrin Missionary Baptist Church and Masonic Lodge #700. He enjoyed attending antique car shows and driving antique cars in parades. He enjoyed camping and traveling, having driven both to Alaska and to Mexico. Neil was known all around for raising emus for 16 years following his retirement.

He is preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Lois Williams, Springfield, TN; daughters, Debbie (Veit) Spero, Bethpage, TN and Cindy (Tony) McDonald, Springfield, TN; sister, Gale (Jimmy) Bamman, Cross Plains, TN; 5 grandchildren, Frankie (Lauren) Spero, Matt (Ivy) McDonald, Ellen (Alexis) Baez, Carrie (Nate) Usher and Casey (Wayne) Summers; 10 great-grandchildren, Charlotte, Sutherland, Whit, Abner, Hoke, Johnny, Morgan, Jackson, Sully and Hattie.

floral squareFuneral service is scheduled for Thursday, September 8, 2022 at 11am in the chapel of Austin & Bell Funeral Home in White House with Bro. Derek Capello officiating. Interment will follow at 2pm in Middle Tennessee Veteran’s Cemetery with military honors. Visitation is planned for Wednesday, September 7, 2022 4-7pm and Thursday, September 8, 2022 10-11am at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions are encouraged to a charity of your choice.

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

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Obituary for Mayron Huddleston

Mayron Frances Crutcher Huddleston passed away peacefully at home on September 2, 2022. She was 92 years old. Mayron, a daughter of William Sanders Crutcher and Lemma Hinkle Crutcher, was one of 10 children born on the pre-Civil War family farm at Coopertown, Tennessee. She cherished the farm all her life.

Mayron lived a full life. She attended George Peabody College in Nashville. She and her husband, Elwyn Huddleston, met at college and married in 1950. They had two children, Carrie Huddleston Nobles, and Robert Claiborne Huddleston, II, who died in infancy. She and Elwyn were great travelers, visiting four continents and spending five years in Peru working for an American mining company.

Mayron was an accomplished artist. The family home is filled with her paintings in oil, acrylics, watercolor and charcoal. She also sewed and crocheted beautifully. A lifelong community volunteer, Mayron was active for decades in the Garden Club of America, where she was a senior certified National Judge. Mayron almost always brought home the blue ribbon from the Garden Club’s flower shows. For many years she also served on the Board of the Friends of the Brentwood Library.

Mayron is survived by her husband and her daughter, her sister-in-law, Ann Collins Crutcher, her brother, Richard Crutcher and his wife, Shannon, and a host of nieces and nephews.

floral squareMayron’s Memorial Service will be conducted by Dr. Robert Tyson at Battle Creek Baptist Church at 11am on Friday, September 16th.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that gifts be considered to the Battle Creek Cemetery Fund, c/o Battle Creek Baptist Church, 2655 Battle Creek Road, Springfield, TN 37172.

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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 James Dodge

James Arthur Dodge, age 81, of Springfield, passed away Thursday, September 1, 2022 at Red Cedar Glen in Hendersonville.

In accordance with his wishes Mr. Dodge’s remains will be cremated and no services are planned at this time.

Mr. Dodge was born September 9, 1940 in Brooklyn, NY to the late Mr. Llewellyn Dodge and Mrs. Margaret Lynch Dodge. He was the owner and operator of a catering business and café.

In addition to his father, Mr. Dodge is preceded in death by his wife Gail Ann Vitters Dodge.

floral squareIn addition to his mother Mr. Dodge is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Douglas and Stacy Dodge; daughter and son-in-law, Debbie and Ken Sutton; brother, David Dodge; sister, Susan Gebers; 5 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren.

If so desired memorial contributions may be made to the Robertson County Humane Society. Any donations may be sent in c/o Austin & Bell.

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

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Obituary for Homer Felts, Jr.

Homer Felts, Jr., age 85, of Springfield, passed away Thursday, September 1, 2022 at his home surrounded by his family.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, September 7, 2022 at 1pm at the Cross Roads Baptist Church with Brother Rick Edwards, Brother David Evans and Brother Jon Briggs officiating. Burial will follow in the Springfield Memorial Gardens with Allen Thomas, Adam Pike, Gayland Hester, B.J. Felts, Christian Thomas and Dallas Wilson serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers are Charlie Stokes, Jerry McCreary, Jerry Boyte, Don Dungan and Howard Bradley.

Visitation will be held at Cross Roads Baptist Church on Tuesday, September 6, 2022 from 4-8pm and again on Wednesday at the church from 10am until the hour of service at 1pm.

Mr. Felts was born February 5, 1937 in Cedar Hill to the late Homer and Nellie Pursley Felts, Sr. He was well-known in Springfield and held many jobs in his lifetime, including Genesco, Wilson Sporting Goods, One Hour Martinizing, Jewel T Company, Life & Casualty Insurance Company, Summers Motor Company and American General Insurance Company. Mr. Felts held other positions in the community such as the Music Director at North Springfield Baptist Church and the Music Director at Cross Roads Baptist Church for 22 years where he was a member. He was a member of the gospel quartet, The Mellowtones, since he was 14 years old. When they began, the group was too young to drive so they would need to hitch-hike to sing at engagements.

In addition to his parents Mr. Felts is preceded in death by his wife, Mary McIntosh Felts, whom he married on July 13, 1956; his brothers, Harold Felts and Ronnie Felts; and his sisters, Ruby Larmon, Margie Sawyers and Frances Moon.

floral squareMr. Felts is survived by his children, Teresa Parrish, Rhonda and Gayland Hester, and Barry and Robin Felts; grandchildren, Adam Pike, Elizabeth (Christian) Pike Thomas, Jessica Wilson, B.J. Felts, and Kristina (Justin) Felts Hendrick; great-grandchildren, Josten Clayborn, Emma Clayborn, Dallas Wilson, Lily Thomas, Charlie Thomas, Melissa Kay Thomas and Mason Hendrick; and great-great-grandchild, Ian-James Chapman.

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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 Daniel Knight

Daniel Thomas Knight, age 24 of Elkton, Kentucky, died Tuesday, August 30, 2022 at Skyline Medical Center in Nashville.

A memorial service beginning with a Masonic service will be conducted at Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Pleasant View at 4:00PM on Sunday, September 11th, with Bro. Toby Slate officiating.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Sunday from 1:00PM until the hour of service at 4:00PM.

Daniel was born on December 11, 1997 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana to Charles & Toni Knight. He was a marketing manager with Snapshotz Photography.

He is preceded in death by his daughter, Bella Grace Knight; grandfather, Thomas Knight; and uncle, Orlando Knight.

He is survived by his former wife, Victoria Head Knight; parents, Charles & Andrea Brown Knight; biological mother, Toni (Ross) Whitworth; brothers, Tyler Knight of Murfreesboro and Jeremy Callihan of Friendswood, Texas; sisters, Victoria Greer of Central, Louisiana and Rebecca Whitworth of Friendswood, Texas; grandmother, Myra Knight of Louisiana; grandparents, Marion & floral squareCris Brown of Sikeston, Missouri; 4 nephews & 1 niece; and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the following GoFundMe account

Any excess funds above funeral and medical expenses will be donated to a suicide awareness organization.

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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 Randy Biggerstaff

George Randall Biggerstaff “Randy”, age 69 of Clarksville, Tennessee, died Tuesday, August 30, 2022 at his home.

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

Mr. Biggerstaff was born on October 15, 1952 in Nashville, Tennessee, to Wilma Jean Shores Fleming and the late George Wilbur Biggerstaff. He was a carpenter by trade.

In addition to his father, he is preceded in death by his grandparents, Floyd & Ewing Shores; aunt, Sylvia Shores; brother, floral squareSteven Howell Biggerstaff; and sister, Sherrie Lynn Spann.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by his daughter, Shelley Spann Haynes; brothers, Barry (Debbie) Gibbs and Michael Pardue; sister, Sandy (Denny) Daugherty; granddaughters, Tuesday Dwyer and Autumn Haynes; and grandson, Slayden Pope.

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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 Lindsey Smith-Trostle

Lindsey Allison Smith-Trostle, age 42, of Joelton, Tennessee, died Tuesday, August 30, 2022 at her home.

She is survived by her parents, Greg Trostle & Wendy Smith.

There are no services planned at this time.

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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 Cindy Lou Myers

Cindy Myers, the best wife, mother, grandmother, friend and family member that we know, passed away on August 29, 2022 with her family by her side.

She is survived by her husband of 41 years, Robert (Bob) Myers, her children, Stacia Blevins (Bill), Robert Myers, Allison Ward (Danny), Megan Myers (Heath), and her grandchildren, Dakota, Camaron, Zoe, Tyler, Sydney, and Eisley. Cindy was the most caring and loving woman to everyone from her family to her coworkers and floral squareher neighbors. Her smile would light up a room and she will be missed forever but will remain in our hearts.

In lieu of flowers, please donate to Project Lifting Spirits, Inc. PO Box 1322, Evans, GA 30809 or Shop with A Cop-Checks should be made payable to White House Rotary Foundation PO Box 763 White House, TN 37188 or can be dropped by The Farmers Bank on Highway 76.

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

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Obituary for Harold Head

Harold Dillard Head, age 75, of Cedar Hill, passed away Sunday, August 28, 2022 at The Waters of Springfield.

Funeral services were held Friday, September 2, 2022 at 1pm at the Grace Baptist Church with Dr. Steve Freeman and Dr. Jason Wilkerson officiating. Burial followed in the Springfield Memorial Gardens with Joshua Holt, Jesse Holt, Jacob Holt, Steven Head, Corey Head, Jason Head, Jacob Head, and Lake Head serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers were Blane Minnis, Jordan Head, Randy Justice and Donald Hester.

Visitation was held on Thursday, September 1, 2022 at the Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Springfield from 4-8pm and on Friday at the church from 11am until the hour of service at 1pm.

Mr. Head was born August 8, 1947 in Springfield to the late Ralph and Francis Clinard Head. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving in Korea, was a tobacco farmer, member of Grace Baptist Church, and retired from the Springfield Water Wastewater Department.

Mr. Head is survived by his wife of almost 50 years, Sara Minnis Head; sons and daughters-in-law, Rusty and Kathy Holt of Adams and Timothy and Emily Head of Springfield; daughter, Cynthia “Princess” Estep of Dover; brothers and sisters-in-law, Fred and Sandy Head of Greenbrier, Jerry and Donna Head of Springfield floral squareand Ernie and Faye Head of Cedar Hill; sister and brother-in-law, Josie and Will Hicks of Springfield; grandchildren, Joshua Holt, Jesse Holt, Jacob Holt, Blane Minnis, Steven Head, and Jordan Head; and great-grandchildren, Jackson Holt and Harper Holt.

If so desired memorial contributions may be made to Grace Baptist Church Building Fund, Jo Byrns Athletics Association or to the Springfield High School Baseball Team. Any donations may be sent in c/o Austin & Bell.

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

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Obituary for Paul David Wolfert

Paul David Wolfert, age 72, of Springfield, passed away Sunday, August 28, 2022 at TriStar Centennial Medical Center in Nashville.

Funeral services were conducted at 11:00am Wednesday, August 31, 2022 at the Coopertown Church of Christ with Bro. Bob Wolfert, Bro. Jeff Smith, Bro. Adam Callis and Bro. Travis Pigg officiating. Burial followed in the Coopertown Church of Christ Cemetery with Jared Head, Joshua Head, Joseph Hunter, Justin Hunter, Casey Gillespie and Randy Head serving as pallbearers. Honorary Pallbearers were Bruce Head, Kyle Henley, Tim Head, Matthew Wolfert and Bill Wolfert.

The family received friends from 10:00am until time of service at 11:00am Wednesday at the church.

Paul was born February 20, 1950 in Pittsburg, PA to the late Ralph and Katie Cantrell Wolfert, but moved to Indiana during his early childhood. He made his way to Nashville where he enrolled in David Lipscomb College. Mr. Wolfert was employed as a Security Guard at David Lipscomb for 10 years and then took a job as a Security Officer with Vanderbilt University Police. He loved meeting people and helping them find their way around the Medical Center campus. Medical reasons caused him to take an early retirement after 10 years of service at Vanderbilt.

Paul met the love of his life, Linda, while at David Lipscomb College. They have lived in both Nashville and Springfield during their 40 year marriage. He enjoyed reading books of all kinds and was an avid sports fan, especially Vanderbilt baseball. He can be remembered as always having a smile, even on the difficult days he floral squareexperienced throughout many illnesses. Paul was a member of the Coopertown Church of Christ.

Mr. Wolfert is survived by his loving wife, Linda Wolfert; brothers, Bob (Sue) Wolfert and Bill Wolfert; niece, Jamie Bomnskie; and nephews, Travis Pigg, Matthew Wolfert, Joseph Hunter, Justin Hunter, Jared Head, Joshua Head, Kyle Henley and Casey Gillespie.

In Lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: Coopertown Church of Christ, 3618 Old Coopertown Road, Springfield, TN 37172 or to Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Division of Kidney Transplantation, or mail: P.O. Box 290369 at 525 Royal Pkwy, Nashville, TN 37229

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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 August 22-28, 2022

Obituary for Tina Brooksher Douglas 

Tina Brooksher Douglas went peacefully home to meet the Lord on Saturday August 27, 2022, in Augusta, GA, at the age of 55 surrounded by her family. Born November 25, 1966, she spent her early life in Adams, TN and graduated from Jo Byrns High School and then attended Austin Peay State University where she was a cheerleader and member of the Kappa Delta Sorority and a Pi Kappa Alpha little sister. Tina was a selfless supporter of the military and touched the lives of hundreds of Soldiers as she spent more than 29 years supporting her high school sweetheart and husband as they toured the world as a military family. Settling in Augusta, she continued to make meals, and anything required to bring a little touch of home to her neighbors, friends, and Soldiers around the Fort Gordon area. She kept young by caring for her granddaughter, Abby and fur babies.

Tina is survived by her husband, COL(R) Troy Douglas; Mother, Shelby Brooksher; Sister, Tammy Head; and her two children, Megan and Aaron; along with 4 grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her father, Tony Brooksher.

floral squareThe family will have a memorial and celebration of life on Tuesday September 6th, at Grace Baptist Church in Springfield, TN; 4:00 pm with the family, followed at 5:00 pm for the service. They have asked in lieu of flowers, if you would like, to provide a gift to the American Humane

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

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Obituary for David Earl Brummett

David Earl Brummett, 69, of Springfield, passed from this life on Saturday August 27, 2022, at his home.

Funeral services were conducted Friday September 2nd at 1:00 p.m. at the Providence Baptist Church with Pastor David Price officiating. Interment followed in the Harper Hills Cemetery in Springfield with Lee Johnson, Lynn Elwood, Phil Baer, Curtis Petty, Karl Hix, and Brian York serving as pallbearers. The family received friends on Thursday from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the Robertson County Funeral Home and on Friday from 11:00 a.m. until service time at the Providence Baptist Church.

Mr. Brummett was born September 24, 1952, in Portland, TN. He was a retired driver with Waste Management and was a member of Providence Baptist Church. Mr. Brummett was preceded in death by his father: Iro Brummett, by his grandson: Joshua Lynch, by his brother-in-law: Charles Cook, by his nephew: Bruce Brassel, and by his half-sister: Iris Presley.

floral squareMr. Brummett is survived by his wife of 51 years: Pat Cook Brummett of Springfield, by his children: Delita Brummett, John Brummett, Ann Knight, and Joshua Brummett all of Springfield, by his mother: Margaret Scruggs Brummett of Gallatin, by his brothers: Curtis, Randy, and Mark Brummett all of Gallatin, by his sisters: Linda Graves, Dianna Nevels, Patricia Hunter, and Sabrina Woods all of Gallatin, Peggy Troutt of Bethpage, and Brenda Buck of Jackson, and by his 14 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild.

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

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Obituary for Rosie Lee Holt

Rosie Lee Holt, age 92 of Springfield, passed from this life on Saturday, August 27, 2022 at NHC Healthcare in Springfield.

Memorial services were conducted Thursday, September 1, 2022 at 11:00 AM in the Oakhurst Chapel of Robertson County Funeral Home with Pastor Dr. Frank Gagliano officiating. The family received friends from 10 AM until the hour of service. Burial of remains will be held at a later date in Elmwood Cemetery.

Mrs. Holt was born June 17, 1930 in Springfield to the late Luther and Bessie May Eidson Dorris. She was a member of South Haven Baptist Church and was a homemaker. She enjoyed watching Atlanta Braves baseball, watching birds, and working with her flowers. She also enjoyed riding motorcycles with her late husband. The most important thing to her was her family. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Marvin Holt, Sr. and her daughter, Tonya Holt.

floral squareMrs. Rosie is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law, Marvin and Cheryl Holt, Jr. and Randy and Lucy Holt, all of Springfield; grandchildren, Angela Holt, Andrea Young, Lesley Haun, Amy Holt, Jessica Holt, Stephanie Gamble, and Josh Smith; 9 great grandchildren; and 2 great-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 Mark Steven Evans

Mark Steven Evans, 60, of Cross Plains, passed away on Thursday August 25, 2022, at his home.

Graveside services were conducted Tuesday August 30th at 1:00 p.m. in the Cross Plains Cemetery with Reverend Rex Evans officiating. The family received friends on Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. until 12:15 p.m. at the Robertson County Funeral Home

Mark was born November 30, 1961, in Russellville, KY. He was a graduate of Springfield High School and went on to receive his master’s degree. Mark was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, a computer technologist, an honorary member of the National Corvette Club, and was of the Baptist faith. He was a car enthusiast that loved antique cars, corvettes, boats, planes, and trains. If it had a motor, he loved it. Mark loved to spend time with his family, especially his grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his father: Buford Evans.

floral squareMark is survived by his wife of 36 years: Sheila Hunter Evans of Cross Plains, by his daughters: Heather Evans of Clarksville, Sarah (Josh Page) Evans of Cross Plains, by his mother: Maggie Capps Evans of Cross Plains, by his brother: Chuck Evans of Lebanon, and by his grandchildren: Hannah Evans, Adrian Evans, Skylar Evans, Serenity Page, Penelope Deese, Gracelynn Evans, and Molly Spivey.

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

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Obituary for Teresa Yvonne Leavell

Teresa Yvonne Leavell, 56, of Springfield, passed from this life on Thursday August 25, 2022, at her home.

There was a time of visitation with the family held on Monday August 29th from 3:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the Robertson County Funeral Home.

Teresa was born May 30, 1966, in Springfield. She was a graduate of Springfield High School Class of 1984, worked as a teacher’s aid at Bransford Elementary, and was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witness in Springfield. Teresa loved traveling, especially cruises, watching westerns and TV, especially Gunsmoke and Matlock. She always loved working in the ministry field and spending time with her family and friends. She was preceded in death by her father: L.C. McClain and by her siblings: Jeffrey McClain, James Chase, and Linda Northington.

Teresa leaves to cherish her memory, her husband, Don Leavell, whom she would be married to for 36 years on the 30th of this month, by her sons that she loved so much: Stefan Leavell of Cookeville, Caleb (Melissa) Leavell of Smyrna, and Izaiah (Maia floral squareVirgino) Leavell of Goodlettsville, by her beloved mother: Annie McClain of Springfield, by her brother: Anthony McClain of Springfield, by her sisters: Lisa McClain of Springfield, Christie McClain of Antioch, Dawn McClain of Springfield, and Tracye Raye of Kansas City, by her dear special friends: Cynthia Dunn, Phillica Humes, Patricia Leavell, and Jan Fisher, and by many nieces, nephews, cousins, and a host of friends.

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

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Obituary for Lindsey Everett Dyer

Lindsey Everett Dyer, 90, of Ridgetop, Tennessee, died Thursday August 25, 2022, at Morningside of Springfield in Springfield, Tennessee.

Mr. Dyer was a retired U.S. Navy Master Chief and was a veteran of Vietnam. He also retired from the VA hospital in Nashville.

Born in the Bugtussle community of Monroe County, Kentucky, he was a son of the late Charles Edward and Oma Maines Dyer. He was also preceded in death by sister Katherine Dyer Mullinix; brothers Charles, Ventrice, Edsel and Kenneth; niece Patty Mullinix Dunn; and nephew Noel (Buck) Mullinix. He was also the nephew of Ezra Maines and a cousin of Ray and Jessie D. Miller and Alma Ruth Butler, all now deceased.

Survivors include nieces Susan Dyer Brown of Kentucky, Cheryl Dyer Case (Mike) of Colorado, Lisa Dyer Fry (Rick) of Shelbyville, Tennessee; nephew Charles Dyer (Linda) of Kentucky, Greg Hodges of Greenbrier, Tennessee; a sister-in-law, Ruth Dyer Arney of Cookeville, Tennessee, and several great and great-great nieces and nephews.

floral squareFuneral services were held at 12:00 p.m. on August 29, 2022, at the Robertson County Funeral Home in Springfield, Tennessee, with visitation beginning at 9:00 a.m. Burial, with military honors, was at Corinth Gardens on Galen Rd. (Hwy 261) in Macon County, Tennessee at 3:00 p.m. on Monday August 29th.

If so desired, memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association.

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

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Obituary for Robert Francis “Bob” D’Entremont

Robert Francis “Bob” D’Entremont, 67, of Springfield, passed away on Monday August 22, 2022, at TriStar Hendersonville Hospital.

A time of visitation was held with the family on Friday August 26th at the Robertson County Funeral Home.

Bob was born October 4, 1954, in Boston, MA to the late Wilfred and Regina Benkert D’Entremont. He was a retired Batchman from California Paint (ICP) and was of the Catholic faith. Bob enjoyed playing Cribbage, singing karaoke with his wife and friends, and spending time with all of his family and friends. Being with his grandchildren was always special to Bob, especially when they were swimming.

Bob is survived by his wife: Brenda Brickles D’Entremont of Springfield, by his sons: Matthew D’Entremont of Abington, MA and Mark D’Entremont of Holbrook, MA, by his daughter: Meaghan floral squareChambers of Brockton, MA, by his stepdaughter: Carla Brown and husband Michael of Springfield, by his brothers: Billy D’Entremont and wife Joy and James D’Entremont and wife Kathy all of Massachusetts, by his grandchildren: Tristan Chambers, Tamia Chambers, and Julia D’Entremont, and by his four step grandchildren and 3 step 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 John “Austin” Sinks

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Age 35 of Greenbrier passed away Sunday, July 31, 2022 in Nashville, TN. He was born September 4, 1986 in Nashville, TN to John Harold & Pamala Clarice Chappell Sinks. He worked as a landscaper and as a musician. Austin attended and played football for White House High School. He graduated from Hendersonville High School and was of the Catholic faith. He enjoyed fishing, listening to Rock music and watching football, especially the University of TN Volunteers. He was very talented and tried out for American Idol. Everyone that knew him knew that he had a big heart.

He is preceded in death by his father, John Harold Sinks. He is survived by his mother, Pamala Chappell, Greenbrier, TN; brother, Dustin (Kristi) Shaw, Springfield, TN; sister, Savannah Sinks, Greenbrier, TN; several uncles. aunts and cousins.

floral squareA memorial service was held Friday, September 2, 2022 at 1:30PM in the chapel of Austin & Bell Funeral Home in White House. Visitation was Friday, September 2, 2022 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 Evelyn Anne Smith

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Evelyn Anne Smith, age 39, of Ann Arbor, Michigan, passed away suddenly on June 28, 2022, in Grass Lake, Michigan, following a longstanding battle with severe mental illness.

Evelyn was born on January 22,1983, in Ann Arbor, Michigan. She graduated with honors from Huron High School, earned a Bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Michigan and a Master of Social Work degree from Washington University of St. Louis, MIssouri. She worked with at-risk youth as a social worker.

Evelyn was also a musician, and was an accomplished singer, pianist, and cellist. She studied at the Berkelee College of Music in Boston in a singer/songwriter program and also in music production. She was an accomplished yoga practitioner and certified yoga teacher, as well as a loom weaver. She was a lifelong Episcopalian. Her kind and generous spirit will be missed by all who knew her.

Evelyn is survived by her mother, Virginia Sory Brown of Ann Arbor; father, Mark Brampton Smith (Catherine) of Stoughton, Wisconsin, and brother, Simon Peter Brampton Smith of Bellevue, Washington.

She was predeceased by her grandparents, Jordan Stokes and Anne Sory Brown of Springfield, and Robert Wesley and Charmian Ettinger Smith of Arlington, Virginia.

Evelyn enjoyed many visits with her grandparents in Springfield.

A memorial service was held on August 15, 2022 at the First Congregational Church of Ann Arbor, Michigan.

A brief service of committal will be held on Thursday, September 1 at 11 am, in the chapel of Austin and Bell Funeral Home on Walnut St. in Springfield, preceded by a time of visitation with the family at floral square10 am, and followed by inurnment of ashes at Elmwood Cemetery and a lunch at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Humane Society of Huron Valley (www.hshv.org) or American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (www.afsp.org).

“If we live, we live for the Lord; and if we die, we die for the Lord. So, whether we live or die, we belong to the Lord.” —Romans 14:8 (NIV)

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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 Cheryl Ann Cherry

Cheryl Ann Cherry, age 63, of Adams, TN, passed away Saturday, August 27, 2022 at Northcrest Medical Center in Springfield.

A Memorial Service was conducted at 1pm Saturday, September 3, 2022 in the chapel of Austin & Bell Funeral Home, Springfield with Bro. Chris Camp officiating.

The family received friends from 11:00am until time of the service at 1:00pm Saturday, at the funeral home.

Ms. Cherry was born November 29, 1958 in Clarksville, TN to George Wendell and Barbara Ann Moore Moss. Cheryl had been a Registered Nurse most of her life.

Ms. Cherry was preceded in death by her husband, Teddy Cherry; and her father, George Wendell Moss.

floral squareShe is survived by a son, Scottie Holman; mother, Barbara Moss; brother, Richard Moss; nieces, Christina (Christopher) Carnall and Tiffany (Sherman) Johnson; and great nieces, KayLee Carnall, Kenzie Johnson and Mallory Johnson.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: Vanderbilt University Medical Center, P.O. Box 290369, 525 Royal Parkway, Nashville, TN 37229 or go online

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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 Tiffany Danielle Sims

Tiffany Danielle Sims, age 40, of Springfield, TN, passed away Friday, August 26, 2022 at Northcrest Medical Center.

Funeral services were conducted at 1:00pm Tuesday, August 30, 2022 in the chapel of Austin & Bell Funeral Home, Springfield with Bro. Merle Wix and Bro. David Harper officiating. Burial followed in Springfield Memorial Gardens with Bubba Wilson, Chipper Wix, Brandon Pitt, Jason Wilkerson, Jeff Bowen, Blake Bell, Jay Murphy and Tony Wilson serving as pallbearers.

The family received friends from 10:00am until the time of service at 1:00pm Tuesday at the funeral home.

Tiffany was born March 8, 1982 in Nashville, TN to Hubert and Vicky Lynn Wilson Sims. She was a member of New Life General Baptist Church.

floral squareMs. Sims was preceded in death by her first husband, Johnny Wilkerson; father, Hubert Sims; sister, Ashley Nicole Taylor; and maternal grandparents, Clemons and Ida Wilson.

Tiffany is survived by her daughters, Abigail Wilkerson and Addison Polk; and her mother, Vicky Hayes.

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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 George Everett Galloway

Age 64, of Cross Plains, passed away Friday, August 26, 2022 at his home. He was born September 1, 1957 in Takoma City, Maryland to William & Peggy Triplett Galloway. He worked in maintenance management for The Waters of Springfield. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army. as an Airborne Army Ranger in Vietnam and in Panama. He was of the Nazarene faith.

He is preceded in death by his mother. He is survived by his wife of almost 41 years, Debora Galloway, Cross Plains, TN; sons, Mark (Julie) Galloway, Peoria, IL and Jeff (Sarah) Galloway, Pasco, WA; daughters, Cheri (Tony) Frank, Citrus Heights, CA, Candace (Jesse) Bailey, Steilacoom, WA and Skylar Galloway, Cross Plains, TN; father, William Galloway, Centerville, TN; brothers, William (Sherill) Galloway, Cumberland Furnace, TN, Mark (Cindy) floral squareGalloway and Scott Galloway, both of Cross Plains, TN, Ron (Diane) Galloway, Centerville, TN and Daniel (Janice) Galloway, TN; sisters, Kelley McInelly, WY and Mary Galloway, NC; 13 grandchildren.

A memorial service was held Friday, September 2, 2022 @ 6pm in the chapel of Austin & Bell in White House, with Rev. Bob Snodgrass officiating. There was no visitation planned prior to the service.

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

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Obituary for Rob Johnson

Robert “Rob” Joe Johnson, age 36 of Clarksville, Tennessee, died Monday, August 22, 2022 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.

A Celebration of Life Service where the family received friends and family was held at The Livery Stables in Pleasant View on Saturday, August 27th, from 4PM until 7PM.

Anyone wishing to share photos and memories are encouraged to do so.

Rob was born on December 31, 1985 in Nashville, Tennessee to Sherrie Highsmith Johnson and the late Eddie Joe Johnson. He worked in the construction field. He had worked as a foreman for a demolition and excavating company. He loved working for Jeremy Ford in his current job. Rob’s life was his kids. He was of the Baptist faith.

In addition to his father, Eddie Joe, he is preceded in death by his grandfather, Joe Howard Johnson.

floral squareIn addition to his mother, Sherrie, he is survived by his son, Austin Robert Johnson (mother and bonus dad, Caitlin & Josh Marriott); daughter, Maci Joe Louise Johnson; brother, Terry (Larae) Johnson (Azalea, Amethyst, and one on the way); sister, Nicole Isham (Travis Dermady) (Tanner); maternal grandparents, Robert & Carol Highsmith; paternal grandparents, Joyce & Leroy Krantz; godparents, Barbara & Mark Mills; many loving aunts, uncles, cousins, friends.

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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 Sally Ann Tiepelman

Age 77 of Cottontown, formerly of Missouri passed away Monday, August 22, 2022 at Brookdale Memory Care in Goodlettsville, TN. She was born July 2, 1945 in Sedalia, MO to Elmer & Inez Rideout Herrmann. She worked as a hospice nurse for Jefferson Memorial Hospital until her retirement.

She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Fred Tiepelman; sister, Karen Akin. She is survived by her son, Robert (Lori) floral squareTiepelman, Cottontown, TN; daughter, Ann (Sam) Bolen, North Salem, IN; 4 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren.

A Funeral service will be scheduled at Kutis Funeral Home in St. Louis, MO. When these arrangements are finalized this website will be updated. Burial will be at Sheperd Hills Cemetery in Barnhart, MO at a later date. Kutis Funeral Home (314)894-4500 – LOCAL

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

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