In Loving Memory: Obituaries Of The Week September 11, 2016
ROBERTSON COUNTY TENNESSEE: (Smokey Barn News)
Obituary for Hershel Lee Wooden
Hershel Lee Wooden, age 79 of Springfield, TN died Friday September 9, 2016 at White House Health Care in White House, TN. Funeral services will be conducted on Monday September 12, 2016 at 11 am in the Oakhurst Chapel of the Robertson County Funeral Home with Bro. Doug Spain officiating. Burial will follow in the Owens Chapel Cemetery with Brian Edwards, John Edwards, Joshua Spain, Richie Wilmore, Brad Spain, Kevin Spain, Justin Morris, and Matthew Morris serving as pallbearers. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Sunday from 2-6 pm and again on Monday from 9 am until the hour of service at 11 am.
Mr. Wooden was born July 12, 1937 in Kentucky to the late Clint and Mary Magdeline Carter Wooden. He was a logger and a farmer. His brother, Marion Wooden and a sister, Charlotte Diane Wooden also preceded him death.
Surviving Mr. Wooden are his wife, Jean Mantlo Wooden of Springfield; son and daughter-in-law, Chester and Gail Fraizer of Springfield; daughters and sons-in-law, Terri and Bill Munday of Euharlee, GA, Barbara and J.T. Spain of Cedar Hill, Charlotte and Jerry Kelley of Greenbrier, Connie and Doug Spain of Springfield, and Ella and Eric Morris of Springfield; sisters, Edna Cook of Springfield, Martha Traughber of Springfield, and Judy Elmore of Pleasant View; grandchildren, Brian (Melanie) Edwards, John (Amy) Edwards, Joshua (Amanda) Spain, Richie Wilmore, Brad (Brittany) Spain, Kevin (Randi) Spain, Andrea Morris, Matthew Morris, Justin (August) Morris, Henry Morris, William (Jennifer) Spain, Jason (Mandy) Spain, Jada (Gary) Garrison, and Tonia (Tony) Crumley and twenty-three great grandchildren.
Donald Lee Worley, 74, of Springfield, died Thursday September 8, 2016 at Golden Living in Springfield. Graveside services will be conducted Monday September 12th at 2:00 p.m. (EST) in the Elk Spring Cemetery in Monticello, KY. Pallbearers will be Joe Worley, Jerry Max Worley, Shawn Worley, and Dion Worley. There will be no visitation prior to the graveside service.
Mr. Worley was born June 11, 1942 in Wayne County, KY to the late Clarence and Dora Abbott Worley. He was a retired supervisor from Ford Motor Company and was of the Baptist faith.
Mr. Worley was a member of MENSA, a Free Mason and Shriner, and enjoyed restoring cars. He is survived by his sons: Shawn (Samantha) Worley of Springfield, Dion Worley of Oklahoma City, OK, daughter: Shavyiona Worley of Manchester, brothers: Joe Worley of Indiana, and Jerry Max Worley of Monticello, KY, six grandchildren, one great grandchildren. Robertson County Funeral Home Is In Charge Of Arrangements
Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association
Obituary for David Anthony Crabtree
David Anthony Crabtree, age 28 of Hermitage, died Thursday, September 8, 2016 in Lyon County, KY from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident.
Memorial services will be conducted Tuesday, September 13, 2016 at 11:00 AM in the Oakhurst Chapel of Robertson County Funeral Home. The family will receive friends Monday from 4 until 8 PM and Tuesday from 10 AM until the hour of service.
Mr. Crabtree was born February 12, 1988 in Davidson County. He was a musician with the band Southern Drawl.
He is survived by his parents, Steve and Beverly Crabtree of Hermitage; fiancée’, Caitlyn Bolozky of St. Louis; daughter, Kinleigh McVey of Dickson; brothers, Casey Crabtree of Nashville and Marty Birdwell of Goodlettsville; and sisters, Antonia Birdwell of Goodlettsville and Lauren Gladdish of Murfreesboro.
James William “J.W.” Thompson, 71, of Springfield, died Saturday September 3, 2016 at his home. Funeral services were conducted Saturday September 10th at 11:00 a.m. in the Oakhurst Chapel of the Robertson County Funeral Home with Bro. Barry Throneberry officiating. Interment followed at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday in the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery in Woodbury, TN with Justin Clay Thompson, Joshua Thompson, Adam Burton, Donald Osborne II, Carl Carter, and Jackie Thompson serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers were Jeff Rodriguez, Darrell Thompson, and Clayton Thompson. The family received friends on Friday from 1:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and on Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.
Mr. Thompson was born June 24, 1945 in Davidson County to the late Robert Thomas Jefferson and Altie Lee Bogle Thompson. He was a retired sheet metal worker from the 177 Sheet Metal Union and was also an Auctioneer. Mr. Thompson was a member of the Seventh Avenue Church of Christ in Nashville. He enjoyed training Tennessee Walking Horses, dancing at the Robertson County Senior Center, and was an excellent pool player. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by her love of his life: Betty Thompson, and by his brothers: Thomas Coleman, Robert Clayton, and Juan Lee Thompson
Mr. Thompson is survived by his brothers and sister-in-law: Mike and Debbie Thompson of Mt. Juliet, and Kenny Thompson of Shelbyville, by his sisters and brothers-in-law: JoAnn and Barry Lawson of Whites Creek, Mandy Hernandez of Arizona, Frances and Lupe Rodriguez of Murfreesboro, Janice and Donald Osborne of Springfield, Joyce and Fred Ray of Hartsville, and Juanita Henslee of Murfreesboro, many nieces and nephews.
Brenda Marcella Bishop Carter of Greenbrier, TN passed away Friday, September 9, 2016.
She was born August 2, 1942 Nashville, TN to the late Eugene Bishop and Lucille Tester Johnson. She was also preceded in death by brother, Larry Bishop. She was a 1960 graduate of Isaac Litton High School, a member of Madison Church of Christ and was retired as a Shipping Clerk with Prestige Printing Company. She is survived by son, Dr. Steve (Tammy) Carter; grandchildren, Brennan and Ashley Carter; brother, Edwin (Debbie) Bishop; sister, Elaine (Wayne) Moore; several nieces and nephews.
Austin & Bell Funeral Home Greenbrier is in charge of arrangements. The family receive friends Sunday at Austin & Bell Funeral Home Greenbrier from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm and on Monday, September 12, 2016 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. The funeral service will be at 1:00 pm Monday, September 12, 2016 at Austin & Bell Greenbrier. Burial will follow at Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery in McEwen, TN. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers. Online condolences may be made at www.austinandbell.com
Obituary for SuAnne H. Bottoms
SuAnne H. Bottoms, 76 of Greenbrier, passed away Sunday, September 11, 2016 at her residence.
Austin & Bell Funeral Home Greenbrier is in charge of arrangements. The family will receive friends Tuesday, September 13, 2016 from 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm and on Wednesday, September 14, 2016 from 12:00 pm until 2:00 pm at the funeral Home. The funeral service will be at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, September 14, 2016 at Austin & Bell Funeral Home Greenbrier Chapel with Bro. Nathan Washburn officiating. Burial will follow in the Greenbrier Cemetery.
She was born in Robertson County, TN on May 26, 1940 to the late Raymond Carney Harris, Sr and Roberta Spicer Harris. She was also preceded in death by brother, Raymond C. Harris, Jr and sister, Judy Mai Kirby.
She was a member of Greenbrier 1st Baptist Church. She was an Editor for the Baptist Sunday School Board and a Mental Health Counselor with Harriett Cohn Mental Health Center. She earned her Master’s Degree from Austin Peay State University. She is survived by her husband of 58 years, Billy Bottoms; daughter, Teresa Ann Sosh and a brother, Wayne Harris.
Family and friends will serve as Pallbearers. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Greenbrier 1st Baptist Church or the Pat Summitt Foundation. Online condolences may be made at www.austinandbell.com
Obituary for Paige Jolynn Reid
Age 48 of White House passed away Thursday, September 8, 2016 at her home after an extended illness She was born November 28, 1967 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. She worked as a homemaker.
She is survived by her husband, Scott Reid, White House, TN; daughters, Kristen (Bret) Calhoon, Franklin, TN and Lauren Reid, Gallatin, TN; parents, Charlie and Linda Green Clemens, Tulsa, OK; brother, Cris Clemens, Texarcana, TX.
Funeral service is scheduled for Sunday, September 11, 2016 at 2pm in the chapel of Austin & Bell Funeral Home in White House, with Dr. Alec Cort officiating. Interment will follow in Hillcrest Cemetery in White House with family and friends serving as pallbearers.
Visitation was held Saturday, September 10, 2016 4-8pm and Sunday, September 11, 2016 12-2pm at the funeral home.
Ethel Earlene Dalton Hulsey age 87 of Greenbrier died on Tuesday, September 6, 2016 at the Springfield Heights Assisted Living. Funeral services were conducted on Saturday, September 10, 2016 at 2:00pm in the chapel of Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Greenbrier with Brother Donnie Bryant officiating. Burial followed in the Greenbrier Cemetery. Visitation with the family was held on Friday from 4:00 – 8:00pm and again on Saturday until the hour of service at the funeral home. Ethel was born on January 9, 1929 in Marshall County, Tennessee to the late Allen Pearson and Emma Ragsdale Dalton. She was a retired cafeteria worker and member of Calvary Baptist Church. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband William Hulsey; sons, Ricky, Douglas, Jeffery, and Gerald Hulsey; 12 brothers and sisters.
She is survived by a son, Tommy (Deanie) Husley of Greenbrier; daughters, Ruby (Andy) Greer of Lewisburg, Shelia (Jimmy) Sloan of Greenbrier, Melanie (Brad) Cauley of Greenbrier; sister, Bernice Lee Smith of Lewisburg; 13 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; several great-great-grandchildren.
Wendell Kreis Gibson, age 86, of Clarksville, died Tuesday, September 6th, 2016 at Alive Hospice – Skyline Madison Campus surrounded by his family. A graveside service was conducted on Saturday, September 10th, 2016 at 11 o’clock am at Meredith Cemetery in Pioneer, Tennessee.
Mr. Gibson was born on March 29th, 1930 in Eagan, Tennessee to the late Mark and Stella Meredith Gibson. Beginning in the 1950’s, he and his brother, Ed, owned Gibson Grocery in Pansy, Kentucky. In 1968 he moved to Hamilton, Ohio to work for General Motors Fisher Body Plant, retiring in 1991. He was a member of Fairfield Church of Christ and Lindenwald United Methodist Church, and also a member of the Masonic Lodge in Hamilton, Ohio. Mr. Gibson was a self-educated, avid reader who loved history. He was a loving, caring, generous man who made friends easily. He was also a devoted caregiver to his beloved wife in her final years.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife, Velma Gibson; infant son, Michael Gibson; brothers, Edward, Barney, and Roy Gibson; sisters, Wilma Stone, Virginia Farrell, and Zora Gibson.
He is survived by his son, Mark (Christopher Crooks) Gibson of Columbus, Ohio; daughter, Claire (Mark) Kuzma of Pleasant View; brother-in-law, Bill (Dorothy) Wilson of Bloomington, Indiana; grandchildren, Adam (Katie) Kuzma of Bowling Green, Kentucky, Courtney Kuzma of Nashville; great-grandchildren, Cole, Kalie, and Emma Kuzma of Bowling Green; loving companion, Doris Rode of Clarksville; caregivers, Linda Casner and Jennifer Weatherholtz, both of Clarksville and many beloved nieces, nephews and cousins.
The family requests that no flowers be sent. If so desired, memorial contributions may be sent to the Alzheimer’s Association or a charity of one’s own choosing.
Thelma B. Pinson, age 92, of Springfield, passed away Monday, September 5, 2016 at her home. Funeral services were held Friday, September 9, 2016 at 2pm in the chapel of the Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Springfield with Brother Kenneth Head officiating. Burial followed in the Springfield Memorial Gardens with Noel Fisher, Matt Lassiter, Tim Lassiter, Zachary Fisher, Jonathan Fisher and Alex Fisher serving as pallbearers. Visitation was held at the funeral home on Thursday, September 8, 2016 from 4-8pm and again on Friday from 12 Noon until the hour of service at 2pm.
Mrs. Pinson was born December 18, 1923 in Cross Plains to the late Eula Hornberger. She was a cafeteria worker for Robertson County Schools and was a member of the Owens Chapel United Methodist Church.
In addition to her mother Mrs. Pinson is preceded in death by her husband, Paul Pinson; her daughter, Holly Fisher; two brothers; and three sisters.
Mrs. Pinson is survived by her daughters, Joy (Jerry) Sircy of Springfield and Kathi (Danny) Wright of White House; grandchildren, Noel Fisher, Matt Lassiter, Tim Lassiter, Allison Sircy and Danielle Wright; and great-grandchildren, Zachary Fisher, Jonathan Fisher, Ashley Fisher, Alex Fisher, Summer Hughes, Christian Archer, Taylor Lassiter, Millie Lassiter, Logan Dean, Sydney Lassiter and Ava Gray Lassiter.