|Betty Jean Adams
Betty Jean Adams, 58, died Saturday, Dec.15, 2001.
Funeral services were held Monday, Dec. 17 at Cheatham County Funeral
Home with Rev. Mike Burton officiating. Burial was in Jinette cemetery
Family and friends served as pallbearers.
She is survived by son, Elmer Ray Roberts of Pulaski; daughter, Mary
Joan Roberts of White Bluff; brother, Donald Ricky Adams of White Bluff;
sister, Mary Lou Adams of Ashland City; mother, Willie Biggs Adams of White
Bluff; and five grandchildren.
Cheatham County Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Hilliard Qualls “Pickle” Heathman, 82, Pleasant View, died Wednesday,
Dec. 12, 2001, at Baptist Hospital.
Funeral services were held Friday, Dec. 14 at Austin and Bell Funeral
Home in Springfield with Bro. Frank Bunner Sr. officiating. Interment followed
in Cheatham Memorial Gardens.
Heathman was born in Cheatham County to the late Homer and Iva Edgen
Heathman. He was a retired Fire Chief of Ft. Campbell, Ky., and was a Methodist.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Imogene Winters Heathman; three
sisters; and one brother.
Survivors include one daughter and son-in-law, Cynthia and Jerry Roy
Fort of Ashland City; one son and daughter-in-law, Gary and Debbie Renee
Heathman of Pleasant View; one brother, Charles Heathman of Pleasant View;
four grandchildren; and two great-granddaughters.
Austin and Bell Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Golda Lucille Pope Pulley, 85, Chapmansboro, died Tuesday, Dec. 11,
2001, at Hillcrest Health Care Center in Ashland City.
Funeral services were held Thursday, Dec. 13 at Shackelford Funeral
Home Chapel in Waynesboro with Donnie Craig officiating. Burial was in
the Highland Methodist Church Cemetery in Lawrenceburg.
Pulley was born in Wayne County on May 29, 1916. She was a homemaker
and a restaurant cook. She was a member of the Church of God and enjoyed
She was a daughter of the late Bentley and Florence Blasingim Pope
and the wife of the late Charlie Edgar Pulley.
Survivors include two sons, Kenneth Pulley of Bathe Springs and Larry
Pulley of Ashland City; two daughters, Nell and Sue Ray, both of Ashland
City; 15 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; eight great-great-grandchildren;
and two brothers, Billy Ray Pope of Clifton and Robert Pope of Portsmouth,
Shackelford Funeral Home of Wayne County was in charge of arrangements.
Charles Ewing Trotter Sr., 69, Pleasant View, died Tuesday, Dec. 11,
Funeral services were held Saturday, Dec. 15 at Anderson and Garrett
Funeral Home in Joelton with Bro. Eric Limbo officiating.
Family and friends served as pallbearers. Interment was in Cheatham
Memorial Gardens in Pleasant View.
He was born July 18, 1932, in Davidson County, the son of the late
James Ewing and Bertha Whittle Trotter. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran
and employed at Hilton and Associates as an electrician.
He is survived by daughters, Barbara Small, Carol Hodges, Granite Falls,
N.C., Donna Trotter, Pam Fleish; sons, Charles Trotter Jr. and Joshua Trotter;
12 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; sisters, Martha, Dorothy,
Mary, Linda; and brothers, Joe, George, Henry, Danny, Jacky and Jimmy Trotter.
Anderson and Garrett Funeral Home was in charge of funeral arrangements.
Michael Wayne “Mike” Biggs, 54, of Ashland City, died Thursday, Dec.
20, 2001, at his home after a long illness.
Funeral services were conducted Sunday, Dec. 23 at Anderson and Garret
Funeral Home in Joelton with Bro. James Humphrey officiating.
Biggs was born Nov. 28, 1947, in Nashville, the son of the late Obie
and Myrtle Laran Biggs. He was a mechanic.
He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Dillard Biggs, Ashland City;
sons, Michael Wayne Biggs, Joelton, Terry Wayne Biggs, Michael Brad Biggs,
both of Ashland City; daughter, Sheba Obiday Stembridge, Joelton; grandchildren,
Kenzie Paige Biggs, Skyler Biggs, Joshua Lytle, Levi Spurlock, Trevor Biggs,
Tyler Biggs; sisters, Barbara Jean Leslie, Florida, Betty Jean Pinkerton,
Diane Wolfenbarger, both of Ashland City; brothers, Jackie Biggs, Teddy
Biggs, Joe Biggs, all of Ashland City, and Anthony Biggs of Erin.
Anderson and Garret Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Gup Boyte, 79, died Thursday, Dec. 20, 2001, at his home.
Funeral services were held Saturday, Dec. 22, at Cheatham County Funeral
Home with Bro. Randy Corn officiating. Burial was in Cheatham Memorial
He is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Nelda Harris Boyte;
three sisters, Evelyn Allen of Chapmansboro, Hazel Pace of Clarksville,
Dorothy June “Tot” Evans of Pleasant View.
He was retired from Cumberland Electric Membership Corporation in Ashland
Serving as active pallbearers were Jerry Johnnson, Jesse Wayne Boyte,
Tommy Boyte, Charles Boyte, Jim Evans, Mike Allen, Greg Moulton, Bubba
Honorary pallbearers were nephews and great-nephews, Jesse Moulton,
J.J. Moulton, Bobby Harris, Eric Staggs, Kenny Adkins, Brook Harris, Will
Thornton, Todd Duncan, Gary Curtis, Ronnie Sanders, Freddy Prichett, Harry
Hammock, Pete Case, Ceciel Demonbreum, Joe Higgins, Jimmy Sanders, Dale
Sanders, Phillip Sanders, Sam Adkins.
Cheatham County Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Georgia Catherine Dozier, 85, Ashland City, died Friday, Dec. 21, 2001.
Funeral services were held Sunday, Dec. 23 at Cheatham County Funeral
Home with Bro. Ronnie Webb officiating. Burial was in Cheatham Memorial
Friends and family will serve as pallbearers.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Martin Bailey Dozier.
Survivors include nieces, Jeane Brooks, Nashville, Pauline (Polly)
Wright, Portland, several other nieces and nephews; and two very special
friends, Sammy Dozier and Sara Dozier.
Cheatham County Funeral Home was in charge of funeral arrangements.
Services for Mrs. Louise Williams, age 95, of Pleasant View were held
at 2 p.m. on Thursday, May 23, 2002, at Anderson and Garrett Funeral Home
in Joelton. Conducting the service were Bro. Johnny Knott, Bro. Frank Bunner,
and Robert Williams, son of Mrs. Williams, along with Reggie Claud, song
leader. At the graveside, Johnny Harris Jr. read scripture, and the closing
prayer was prayed by grandson, Nelson Chambliss.
Mrs. Williams passed away early Tuesday morning, May 21, at her home
in Pleasant View. She was a full-time homemaker. She was known especially
for her writings, having written two books, “The Life of Louise” and “Me-Maw’s
2¢ Worth,” plus a “Come to Dinner” cookbook. She was a member of Clarksville
Highway Church of Christ and was loved and respected in the community.
Mrs. Williams was preceded in death by her husband, Walter Samuel Williams,
granddaughter, Monica Lou Whitley; brothers, Dallas and Peyton Pardue;
and sister, Jewell Ellis. She is survived by daughters, Gloria (Carl) Chambliss,
Joelton, Lou Lavonne (Henry) Whitley, Pleasant View, Katie (Jim) Whitaker,
Pegram; sons, Walter Cernol (Wava) Williams, Hermitage, Robert (Nelle)
Williams, Pleasant View, Dennis (Karen) Williams, Ashland City; 14 grandchildren,
25 great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandson; sisters, Bonnie Garrett,
Mary Alice Knight; brothers, Powell, Glenn and Nelson Pardue.
She was born in Cheatham County Feb. 21, 1907, the daughter of Cernol
Luster and Maudie Lou Winkler Pardue and lived most of her life in Pleasant
Sandra Lynn Batts
Sandra Lynn Batts (Sandy), 59, died Wednesday, May 29, 2002.
Funeral services were held Saturday, June 1, 2002, at 11 a.m. from
the chapel of Cheatham County Funeral Home with Brother Robert Woodard
officiating. Burial followed in Forrest Lawn Cemetery in Goodlettsville.
Serving as pallbearers were: Josh Blackburn, Jerry (Dud) Clark, John Ross,
Jeffrey Woodard, Bill Bragg, Bryan Scruggs, Honorary pallbearers were Coram
Health Care employees, Bob Johnson, Ryder Truck mechanics and truck drivers
of Ashland City, Will Adkins and Greg Cannon.
She was preceded in death by parents, Arland Hughes Smith and Mildred
She is survived by loving husband, Dennis C. Batts; sons, Scott, Troy
D. and Shawn Batts; sisters, Linda (Jim) Davis and Sheila Hatton; a brother,
Court (Billy) Smith; grandchildren, Raigan (Raggs) Batts and Dustin Batts;
Missy and Bryan Scruggs.
Cheatham County Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Lamar Hailey Brown
Lamar “Hailey” Brown, 48, died Tuesday, May 28, 2002, at his home in
the beautiful rolling hills of Ashland City.
Hailey lived with his wife Pam at the end of a gravel road on a farm
they named Buck Hollow - The Laughing Place Farm.
Their daughter, Jessi Cinque-Brown Herr lives in Seattle, Wash., with
their grandson, Jasper Malachi and her husband, Josh. Originally from Athens,
Ga., Hailey came to Nashville in 1982. He built a successful painting and
home improvement company where many clients and co-workers became life-long
He is survived by his parents, James C. and Charlotte Brown of Athens,
Ga.; Nancy Dills, his sister and her husband Richard with their son C.J.
Maddox of Commerce, Ga.; Julian Brown, his brother and his wife, Anne and
their son, Christian of Atlanta; Pete Brown, his brother and his wife,
Elizabeth Ann and their children, Trace, McKay and Parker of Athens; Laura
Brown, his sister of Athens.
Surviving him from his extended family are his wife’s parents, Max
and Lottie Sconyers; her sister Brenda Sconyers and her husband, Jerry
Snow, with their children, Austin and French; her sister Marcia Andruzzi
and her husband, Tony, with their children Dru and Elisa; her sister Sandra
McDougall with her children Gavin and Iain; her brother Max “Chip” Sconyers
with his children Melissa and Trey; her brother Thomas; and her sister
Michele Jenkins and her husband, Brian, with their son Tyler.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial contribution can be made to Discovery
Place, P.O. Box 130, Burns 37029. A memorial service and celebration of
his life was held Saturday, June 1, at 4 p.m. on their farm at 299 Jones
Lane in Ashland City.
David Hamblin Sr.
David Hamblin, Sr., 55, died Saturday, May 26, 2002.
Funeral services will be held, today, Wednesday, May 29, at 2 p.m.
at Boyd Funeral Home.
He was preceded in death by his father, Robert Hamblin Sr., his mother
Martha Wright, his brothers, Robert Hamblin, Lawrence Hamblin, and Kenneth
He is survived by sons, David Hamblin Jr., Tom Hamblin, Stephen Hamblin,
all of Ashland City; daughters Faye Mafei, Joelton, Shirley Taylor, Joelton
and Kristy Hamblin of Ashland City; brothers, James Hamblin of Ashland
City, Leonard Hamblin of Charlotte, Charles Hamblin of Erin; sisters, Annie
Brown of Nashville, Shirley Givens, Mary Heath and Margie Hendrix, all
of Ashland City.
Boyd Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Charles A. Highers
Charles Arnold Higher, 51, died Thursday, May 30, 2002, at his home
in Ashland City.
Funeral services were held Friday, May 31, 2002, at 2 p.m. at Boyd
Funeral Home. Bro. Jim Rich officiated. Burial followed in the Bethlehem
Cemetery in Ashland City.
He is survived by his daughter, Brenda Highers of Ashland City; son,
Charles Arnold Highers II of Clarksville; brothers, Robert Highers of Ashland
City, David Highers of Texas; sisters, Sadie Pardue of North Carolina,
Betty Hampton of Chapmansboro, Corinne Vess of Chapmansboro, Nancy Gafford
of Ashland City, Mary Binkley of Chapmansboro, Linda Jordan of Ashland
City and two grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his father Elijah Highers and his mother,
Margaret Lane Highers.
Delia Bagwell Majors, 92, New Ashland City Road, died Thursday, May
30, 2002, at Montgomery County Nursing Home.
The funeral was at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 1, at Foston Funeral Home
with the Rev. Emanuel Collier Jr. officiating. Burial was in Foston Memorial
Gardens. Pallbearers were Thomas Bowen, Derek Cobb, Scottie E. Foston,
Chester Majors, Herman Majors and C.W. Nicholson.
She was born June 21, 1909, in Montgomery County, daughter of Milton
Bagwell Sr. and Maggie Teasley Bagwell. She was the widow of Jerome Majors.
Mrs. Majors was a homemaker and a member of Mount Herman C.M.E. Church,
where she served on the Missionary Society, Stewardess Board and choir.
Survivors include a daughter, Corene Hunter Dowlen, Clarksville; a
step-daughter, Katherine Majors, Nashville; a brother, Milton Bagwell Jr.,
Clarksville; two sisters, Lena Mallory, Clarksville and Ada Majors, Ashland
City; four grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
Foston Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Geraldine Newman, 54, died Thursday, May 30, 2002.
Services were conduced at Anderson and Garrett Funeral Home, Joelton,
Sunday, June 2, 2002, at 2 p.m. with Bro. Cecil Boswell officiating. Interment:
Friendship Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery. Pallbearers: Timmy Newman,
Terry Newman, Jr, Ricky Newman, Charles Griggs, Billy Bob, Ben Whitley,
Jimmy Wayne Gibbs, Joe “Bubba” Griggs.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Albert Wayne Newman and son,
Anthony Ray Newman.
She is survived by sons, Terry Wayne Newman, Chapmansboro and David
Edward Tankersley of Goodlettsville; four grandchildren, two sisters, and
Mrs. Newman was born July 24, 1947, in Madisonville, the daughter of
the late George and Ester Irene Mason Raper. She was in housekeeping with
Metro General Hospital.
Anderson and Garrett Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Rebecca A. Rogers
Rebecca Annette “Becky” Rogers, 15, died Monday, May 27, 2002.
She was preceded in death by her father, Dennis Keith Rogers.
She is survived by her mother, Kimberly Rogers; sister, Elizabeth “Liz”
Rogers; paternal grandmother, Hellen Andrews, Nashville; maternal grandmother,
Pearl Rogers, San Jose, Calif.;
Services were conducted Thursday, May 30, 2002. at 11 a.m. with Bro.
Brian Vaughan officiating. Pallbearers: Chris “Peno” Peak, Michael Ferrell,
Pat Stewart, Chris Bishop, Bruce Eggleston, Toby Vallejo. Interment: Oakwood
Becky Rogers was born July 31, 1986, in San Jose, Calif., the daughter
of Kimberly Annette Andrews Rogers and (the late) Dennis Keith Rogers.
She was a student.
In lieu of flowers the family lovingly requests that you make donations
toward their expenses in memory of Becky.
Anderson and Garrett Funeral Home, Joelton, in charge of arrangements.
Robert M. Strube
Robert Michael Strube, 48, died Saturday, May 25, 2002, at his home
in Kingston Springs.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, May 28, at 2 p.m. at Boyd Funeral
Home in Ashland City, services conducted by Bro. Charley Carmack and Bro.
Terry Boyd. Interment: Cheatham Memorial Gardens. Active pallbearers were
Norm Lane, Michael Groves, Robert Michael Strube Jr., Jamie Ashburn, Scottie
Poole, Bennie Wheeler; honorary pallbearers: Fellow Employees of Ford Glass
He is survived by wife, Sherry Strube of Kingston Springs; sons, Robert
Michael (Angie) Strube Jr. of Smyrna, Christopher Strube of Virginia, Michael
(Shannon) Groves of Chapmansboro; daughter Jamie (Norm) Lane of Goodlettsville;
mother, Ruth Elizabeth Strube and sister, Rosiland Beasley, both of Kingston
Springs; grandchildren, Meagan and Cameron Strube.
He was preceded in death by father, Robert Morgan Strube; brother,
Richard Lee Strube, and daughter, Kristin Renee (Groves) Strube.
Boyd Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Jannie Lou Welch
Jannie Lou Welch, 55, died Sunday, May 26, 2002, at her home in Chapmansboro.
She is survived by her husband, Norman Welch of Chapmansboro, son Guylee
Anderson and brother, Phillip Guess of Las Vegas, Nev.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, May 28, 2002, at 10 a.m. at Boyd
Funeral Home. Bro. Gene Parton officiated. Burial was in the Mallorys in
Chapmansboro; pallbearers; Jeff Inman, Robert Inman, Jim Hughes, James
Shelby, Peter Fisackerly, Bobby Yant.