Miscellaneous Marshall County, Tennessee Obituaries
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Mrs. Pauline Hargrove McCandless
August 10, 2001
Mrs. Pauline Hargrove McCandless, age 72, died Friday, August 10, at her residence in Franklin. Mrs. McCandless was born in Marshall County to the late Sarah Lou Hargrove Geasley. She was a retired plant worker with Kusan, Inc. She attended the Church of Christ.
Survivors include two sons, William C. McCandless, Jr. of Franklin, and James McCandless of Murfreesboro; and two grandchildren.
Funeral services were conducted at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 12 at Williamson Memorial Funeral Home in Franklin, with Jim Taylor officiating. Burial followed in Williamson Memorial Gardens. Family and friends served as pallbearers.
Visitation was held on Saturday, August 11, from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

James Bryant Moore
August 8, 2001
James Bryant Moore, age 74, of Unionville, died Wednesday, August 8, at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Nashville following a brief illness. Mr. Moore was a native of Bedford County and was a son of the late William Roy and Modena Johns Moore. He was a veteran, having served in the U.S. Navy, and was a retired livestock trader and farmer and member of Zions Hill United Methodist Church. Mr. Moore is survived by his wife of almost 53 years, Mrs. Mary Lucille Russell Moore of Unionville.
Additional survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Linda Jean Vincent of Unionville; two sons, Jimmy Roy Moore of Chapel Hill, and Timothy Russell Moore of Unionville; one sister, Betty V. Blanton of Chapel Hill; three granddaughters, five grandsons, three great-grandchildren, 2 step-grandchildren, and 5 step-great grandchildren.
Visitation with the family was held from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 9, at Howell-Lawrence Funeral Home in Shelbyville. Funeral services were conducted on Friday, August 10, at 10:00 a.m. in the chapel of funeral home with Rev. Charles Melvin Collins and Rev. Eugene Green officiating. Interment followed in William Berry Jones Cemetery. For those who wish, memorial donations may be made to Zions Hill United Methodist Church, 607 Old Columbia Road, Unionville, TN 37180.

Doyle Ogwin Jacobs
August 8, 2001
Doyle Ogwin Jacobs, age 62, of Smyrna, a former resident of Marshall County, died Wednesday, August 8, at Centennial Hospital in Nashville.
Mr. Jacobs was a native of Lincoln County, employed as a tool and die engineer, veteran and member of the Church of Christ.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Knox Porter Jacobs of Smyrna; one son, Michael Jacobs of Smyrna; two daughters, Ladonna Crumbolt of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and Sherry Brewer of Lascassas; a brother, W.C. Jacobs of Antioch; a sister, Dorothy Mabry of Castillian Springs; seven grandchildren and three step-grandchildren.
Funeral services were conducted on Saturday, August 11, at 10:00 a.m. from the chapel of Cornersville Funeral Home with burial in New Hope Cemetery at Ostella with Tom Holland officiating.
The family was at the funeral home on Friday, August 10, at 4:00 p.m. for visitation.
Pallbearers were Greg Parker, Tom Sanders, Ted Sanders, Joshua Jacobs, Triston Jacobs, and Gavin Jacobs.

Leonard B. Fullerton
August 10, 2001
Leonard B. Fullerton, age 91, died Friday, August 10, in Nashville. Mr. Fullerton was a native of Marshall County, and a veteran of the U. S. Navy. He was preceded in death by his wife, Sarah Fullerton.
He is survived by several nephews and a niece.
Graveside services were conducted on Monday, August 13, at 11:00 a.m. in the Garden of Religion B at Woodlawn Memorial Park. Arrangements by Woodlawn Funeral Home, 660 Thompson Lane. Nashville. A Dignity Memorial Provider.

Mrs. Annie Boyte Sanders
August 11, 2001
Funeral services for Mrs. Annie Boyte Sanders, age 77, of Lewisburg were conducted Monday, August 13, at 11:00 a.m. from the chapel of Bills-McGaugh Funeral Home, by Rev. Frank Smith, with burial in Lone Oak Cemetery.
Mrs. Sanders died Saturday morning, August 11, at her residence.
She was a native of Cheatham County, daughter of the late Jesse and Blanche Shivers Boyte, a homemaker, and the widow of Knoiwlen H. Sanders, who preceded her in death in October, 2000. Mrs. Sanders was a member of the Baptist church, and regularly attended the Mooresville Methodist Church.
She is survived by her three sons, Jimmy Sanders of Lewisburg, Phillip Sanders and Robbie Dale Sanders, both of Petersburg; two daughters, Judy Phifer and Sherry Mealer, both of Lewisburg, one brother, Gupton Boyte of Ashland City; three sisters, Tot Evans of Pleasantview, Hazel Pace of Clarksville, and Evelyn Allen of Chapmansboro; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Tommy Boyte, Jessie Wayne Boyte, Chester Picus, Mike Allen, Bobby Pace, and Pat Harris served as pallbearers.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to the Mooresville United Methodist Church or the American Heart Association.
Bills-McGaugh Funeral Home and the United States Forest Service have provided for the planting of a tree in memory of Mrs. Sanders.

Leslie Donald Haskins
August 8, 2001
Leslie Donald Haskins, age 81, of Orange City, Florida, died Wednesday morning, August 8.
Mr. Haskins was a native of Marshall County, son of the late James R. and Mattie Georgie Davis Haskins, World War II veteran and member of the Methodist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Florence Rogers Haskins of Orange City, Florida; step-son, Roger Jordan of Daleville, Alabama; two brothers, Ernest Haskins of Franklin, and James Haskins of Columbia; one sister, Joy Haskins of Lewisburg, four grandchildren and five great grandchildren.
Funeral services were conducted on Saturday, August 11, at 2:00 p.m. from the chapel of London Funeral Home with burial in Lone Oak Cemetery with Rev. Leland Carden officiating.
The family was at the funeral home on Friday, August 10, at 2:00 p.m. for visitation.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the First United Methodist Church in Lewisburg.
Pallbearers were Kevin Jordan, Harold Fugates, David Rooker, Tommy Haskins, Thomas Haskins, Howard Crowell, Honorable John Wallace, Billy Liggett, John Connelly, H . B. Boatson, Roger Boatson, Frank Rudd, Richard Horner, Frank Horner, and Troxler Craig.

Theda Gail Wallace
August 7, 2001
Theda Gail Wallace, age 41, of Lewisburg, died August 7th following a traffic accident. Ms. Wallace was a native of Bakersfield, California, daughter of the late Kenny Wayne Wallace and Mrs. Nellie Fay Hardin Watson of Lewisburg, who survives, and employed by Brent Industries as District Manager.
In addition to her mother, she is survived by a son, Kenny Stovall of Stillwater, Oklahoma, and a daughter, Kendra Stovall of Lewisburg; a brother, Wayne Wallace; three sisters, Brenda Wallace, Cindy Kelley and Lora Lope, all of Lewisburg; and maternal grandmother, Vernell Stiles of Huntland.
Funeral services were conducted on Sunday, August 12, at 2:00 p.m. from the chapel of London Funeral Home with burial in Lone Oak Cemetery in Lewisburg with Bro. Derek Bell officiating.
The family was at the funeral home after 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, August 11, for visitation
In lieu of flowers, make donations to the New Life Free Will Baptist Church on Easy Street in Lewisburg.
Pallbearers were Steve Bowman, Wayne Wallace, David Robinson, Loval Jobe, William Cooper and Rob Burcham.
Honorary pallbearers were friends and family of New Life Free Will Baptist Church.

Mrs. Helen Gertrude Burnette Howard
October 4, 2001
Mrs. Helen Gertrude Burnette Howard, age 91, of Chapel Hill, formerly of Oak Ridge, died Thursday morning, October 4, in Lewisburg after an extended illness. Mrs. Howard was a native of Stearns, Kentucky and spent most of her life in Oak Ridge. She was a charter member of Trinity United Methodist Church, the very first United Methodist Church founded in Oak Ridge. Later, she became a member of Central Baptist church were she was a Sunday School Teacher as well as being very active in other Church activities. She was a life member of the United Methodist Women and a member of the Amaranth Chapter of Oak Ridge. In addition to being a homemaker, she helped establish many libraries in Roane County. Later in life, Mrs. Howard moved to Chapel Hill, where she became a member of the Smyrna Baptist Church. She was a daughter of the late Virgil and Gertrude Burnette and was preceded in death by her husband C. B. Howard who died in 1964.
She is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Richard (Betty) Painter of Chapel Hill; three grandsons, William C. Fields of Dacula, Georgia; Rev. James H. Fields, Pastor of McEwen United Methodist Church in McEwen; one step-grandson, eight grand children, two great-great grandchildren, one step-great grandson and two step-great-great grandsons
Visitation was held Friday, October 5, from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Lawrence Funeral Home. Funeral services were conducted on Friday evening at 7:00 p.m. from the Chapel of Lawrence Funeral Home with Rev. James H. Fields, Rev. Jeff Walters, Rev. Tim McGehee and Br. John Lawwell officiating. Graveside services were conducted on Saturday, October 6, at 12:00 noon at Pleasant View Cemetery in Graysville.
Mitchell Painter, Jason Key, Josh Williams, Jimmy Joe Gillespie, the Adult Four Sunday School Class at Smyrna Baptist Church and Employees of NHC Oakwood in Lewisburg served as pallbearers.

Maurice Hill
October 7, 2001
Maurice Hill, age 85, former long-time resident of Fourth Avenue, died Sunday, October 7, at his residence in Poplar Estates.
Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, October 9, at 3:00 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home in Columbia, with Rev. Nathan Holloway officiating. Burial followed in the Polk Memorial Gardens in Columbia. The family visited with friends on Monday, October 8, from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and after 12:00 p.m. Tuesday, October 9, at the funeral home.
A native of the Mooresville Community in Marshall County, he was the son of the late Jessie Morgan Hill and Annie Mae Rambo Hill. Mr. Hill was retired from Union Carbide Corporation and Hill's Army Surplus. He was a Master Mason for 52 years and a member of the Pleasant Grove Masonic Lodge #138 and the Presbyterian Church.
On June 4, 1937, he married the former Evelyn Shaw, who died March 23, 1993.
Survivors include three daughters, Betty Maurice Neece and Dottie Sneed, both of Columbia, and Julie Gilbreath of the Southport Community; two sons, Ronald Hill of Red Boiling Springs and Joe Norman "Jody" Hill of Columbia; five grandchildren, four step-grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and three step-great grandchildren.
Active pallbearers were Tony Hill, Danny Hill, Greg Neece, Larry Lockamy, Hugh Peery, David Henson, Randy Hubbell and Johnny Patterson. Honorary pallbearers include Wayne Hines, Walter Posey, Chuck Featherstone, Dr. Andrew Sisk, Dr. Gaylon Harris, Dr. Eslick Daniel, Ray Westmoreland, Norris Holley and residents and staff of Poplar Estates.

Mrs. Jesse Nix Haskins
October 8, 2001
Funeral services for Mrs. Jesse Nix Haskins, age 76, of Lewisburg, will be conducted Wednesday, October 10, at 11:00 a.m. from the chapel of Bills-McGaugh Funeral Home by Bro. Charles Williamson. Burial will follow in Lone Oak Cemetery
Mrs. Haskins died Monday morning, October 8, in Marshall Medical Center.
She was a native of Giles County, daughter of the late Jess C. and Eunice Haney Tate, a homemaker, and a member of the Church Street Church of Christ.
She is survived by her daughters, Sandra Fowler and Joan Key, both of Lewisburg; one son, Glenn Nix of Columbia; a sister, Christine Rowden of Nashville; three brothers, George Tate of Chattanooga, Jesse Tate, Jr. of Eagleville and Andrew J. Tate of California; five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
The family will be at funeral home from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 9, for visitation.
Pallbearers will be Derrick Fowler, Dallas Birchfield, Jeff Bradford, Randy Fowler, Gary Cantrell, and Jerry Tate.
Bills-McGaugh Funeral Home and the United States Forest Service have provided for the planting of a tree in memory of Mrs. Haskins.

Mrs. Ruby Crane Mullins
October 5, 2001
Funeral services for Mrs. Ruby Crane Mullins, age 80, of Lewisburg were conducted Sunday, October 7, at 2:00 p.m. from the chapel of Bills-McGaugh Funeral Home by Rev. Paul Lucas, with burial in Beechwood Cemetery in Cornersville.
Mrs. Mullins died Friday morning, October 5, in NHC-Oakwood.
She was a native of Marshall County, daughter of the late Tim and Nettie Griggs Crane, a homemaker, widow of James Frank Mullins, and a member of the Church of Christ.
She is survived by her daughter, Martha Ann Flynt of Lewisburg; one son, James A. Mullins of Lewisburg; one sister, Rose Marie Carter of Lewisburg; three brothers, Tim Crane of Los Angeles, California, Dalton Crane of Lewisburg and Jim Crane of Nashville; three grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Pallbearers were Johnny Flynt Jr., Chris Flynt, J.A. Mullins, Michael Mullins, Jackie Crane, and Phil Crane.
Bills-McGaugh Funeral Home and the United States Forest Service have provided for the planting of a tree in memory of Mrs. Mullins.

Ueal Lee Dukes Jr.
October 7, 2001
Ueal Lee Dukes Jr., age 37, died October 7, at Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville. He was the son of the late Ueal Lee and Christine Dukes, Sr.
He is survived by three brothers, Samuel Dukes of Lewisburg, Christopher Dukes of Murfreesboro and Patrick Dukes of Shelbyville; five sisters, Judy Johnson, Jo Ann Hall, Jasmine Hall, and Renee O'Neal, all of Lewisburg and Joyce Paxton of Chicago, Illinois.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, October 10, at 6:00 p.m. at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church of Chapel Hill.
Mayberry Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Clarence Dudley Walls, Jr.
October 7, 2001
Clarence Dudley Walls, Jr., age 79, of Smyrna, died Sunday, October 7, at his residence. He was a native of Giles County and the son of the late Clarence Dudley Walls, Sr. and the late Dosie Hyatt Walls.
Mr. Walls was married to the late Lillian Mae Walls, who died in 1998. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and U. S. Air Force having served during World War II, the Korean Conflict and the Vietnam Conflict. Mr. Walls was a retired employee of Avco.
He is survived by a son, Tom Walls of Horn Lake, Mississippi, four grandchildren, three great grandchildren and a niece, Bobbie Cheek of Belfast.
Visitation with the family will be held on Tuesday, October 9, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the chapel of Woodfin Funeral Chapel in Smyrna.
Funeral services will be conducted on Wednesday, October 10, at 2:30 p.m. at the funeral home with burial in Roselawn Memorial Gardens in Murfreesboro with Ron Caldwell officiating.

James B. Gipson
November 25, 2001
James B. Gipson, age 76, of Lewisburg, died Sunday evening, November 25, in Marshall Medical Center.
Mr. Gipson was a native of Davidson County, son of the late Claud and Vesta Grace Orr Gipson, retired after 44 years with Inter-City Products, Inc. and member of the Westvue Church of Christ.
He is survived by his wife, Jessie Purdom Gipson of Lewisburg; one daughter, Teresa Gipson Liggett of Lewisburg; one brother, Billy Gipson of Lewisburg; one granddaughter, Brandi Hargrove of Murfreesboro, and one great-granddaughter, Grace Hargrove.
Funeral services will be conducted on Wednesday, November 28, at 10:00 a.m. from the chapel of London Funeral Home in Lewisburg. Burial will be in Lone Oak Cemetery with Charles Williamson officiating.
Pallbearers will be John Harper, Calvin Poarch, Alton Baugher, Billy Paul Gipson, Jr., Tye Hargrove and Kirby Murphy.

Mrs. Mary Pearl Taylor Whitby
November 24, 2001
Mrs. Mary Pearl Taylor Whitby, age 82, a resident of Walton Circle in Mt. Pleasant and formerly of the Sandy Hook Community, died Saturday, November 24, at the Trinity Hospital in Erin.
Funeral services for Mrs. Whitby were conducted on Monday, November 26, at 2:00 p.m. at the Williams Mt. Pleasant Funeral Home with Edd Brown and Dr. Allen W. Nolan officiating. Burial followed in Arlington Cemetery.
The family visited with friends after 12:00 noon on Sunday, November 25, at the funeral home.
The Maury County native was the daughter of the late John Henry and Martha RoseAnna Morton Taylor. She was the widow of Luther Whitby who died in 1979. She was a homemaker and member of the Sandy Hook Church of Christ.
She is survived by seven daughters, Mrs. Wilma Armstrong of Lawrenceburg, Mrs. Janice Nolan of Louisville, Kentucky, Mrs. Barbara Ivy of Clarksville, Mrs. Deborah Shepherd of Lawrenceburg, Mrs. Doris Konig of Summertown, Mrs. Donna Owens of Lewisburg and Mrs. Brenda Head of Center; one son, James Douglas Whitby of Nashville; 23 grandchildren, 26 great grandchildren and 7 great-great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Her grandsons served as pallbearers.

Worth Nathaniel Bradford
November 23, 2001
Worth Nathaniel Bradford, age 85, of Lewisburg, died Friday afternoon, November 23, in Maury Regional Hospital.
Mr. Bradford was a native of Marshall County, son of the late Ollie and Martha Short Bradford and a retired farmer. He owned and operated the Ostella Grocery in the 1960's.
He is survived by one son, Harold Bradford of Lewisburg; and a granddaughter.
Funeral services were conducted on Sunday, November 25, at 2:00 p.m. from the chapel of London Funeral Home in Lewisbur. Burial followed in Short Cemetery with Jim Cox officiating.
The family was at the funeral home on Saturday, November 24, after 3:00 p.m. for visitation.
Pallbearers were Ray Smith, Hubreen Looney, Larry Richardson, Tommy Woodward, Harold Foster and Phillip Sanders.

Ray Neil Wells
November 21, 2001
Ray Neil Wells, age 45, of Lewisburg, was DOA at Maury Regional Hospital Wednesday evening, November 21, following an automobile accident.
Mr. Wells was a native of Marshall County, son of the late Thurman and Mildred Ray Wells, an employee of Lowe's Warehouse in Franklin, and a member of the Church of Christ.
He is survived by his wife, Stella Skinner Wells of Lewisburg; a son, Christopher Wells; two daughters, Brittany Wells and Chelsea Wells, all of Lewisburg; a sister, Rita Hollman of Nashville and a brother, Frank Wells of Columbia.
Funeral services were conducted on Saturday at 10:00 a.m. from the chapel of London Funeral Home with burial in Head Springs Cemetery. Doy Hollman and Tom Sumners officiated.
The family was at the funeral home on Friday, November 24, at 4:00 p.m. for visitation.
Pallbearers were Tim Bratton, Berry McKissick, Robert Evans, Stanley Nix, Bill Thomas and John Harrison.

John William (Willy) Freeman
November 24, 2001
John William (Willy) Freeman, age 27, of Smyrna, died Saturday evening, November 24, in Smyrna, after an extended illness. Mr. Freeman was a native of Rutherford County and was preceded in death by his father, Bobby Jackson Freeman.
He is survived by his mother, Jannette Coleman of Smyrna and two brothers, Rodger Freeman of Smyrna and Scott Freeman of Valdosta, Georgia.
Visitation with the family was held on Monday, November 26, from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at Lawrence Funeral Home in Chapel Hill. Funeral services were conducted on Tuesday, November 27, at 1:00 p.m. from the chapel of the funeral home with Bro. Adam Swanson officiating. Burial followed in Simpson Cemetery in the Rover Community of Bedford County.

Charles Ralph Hulshof
November 23, 2001
Charles Ralph Hulshof, age 57, died Friday, November 23, at his residence in Brentwood after an extended illness.
He was born in Lewisburg, the son of the late Ralph and Ruby Uselton Hulshof. Mr. Hulshof was the owner of Shipper's Transport of Nashville, a U.S. Army Vietnam Veteran and a member of the McFerrin Missionary Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Cheryl Hulshof of Brentwood; three sons, Christopher Hulshof of Brentwood, Chason Hulshof of Triune and Chadwick Hulshof of Thompson Station; four brothers, Leo "Buddy" Hulshof, Bill Hulshof, Jerry Hulshof, and Henry Hulshof, all of Lewisburg and four grandchildren.
Funeral services were conducted at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 25, at the Williamson Memorial Funeral Home, 3009 Columbia Avenue in Franklin with Bro. Johnny Carver officiating. Burial followed in Williamson Memorial Gardens.
Family and friends served as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers were the employees of Shipper's Transport and the Sunday School Class of McFerrin Missionary Baptist Church.
Visitation with the family was held on Saturday, November 24, from 1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and on Sunday, November 25, from 11:00 a.m. until time of services at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Mrs. Nell I. McConnelle Rambo
November 22, 2001
Mrs. Nell I. McConnelle Rambo, age 95, formerly of Marshall County, died Thursday, November 22, in Tulsa, Oklahoma. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harris Rambo.
She is survived by three daughters, Mary E. Potts, Lada Frances Watkins, and Jo Ann Saylors; and one brother, Jack McConnelle.
Graveside services were held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 24, in Memorial Park Cemetery, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

William W. (Billy) Hann, Sr.
November 26, 2001
William W. (Billy) Hann, Sr., age 59, died Monday, November 26, at Baptist Hospital in Nashville after an extended illness.
Mr. Hann was a native of Maury County, son of the late William Arthur and Pauline Potts Hann.
He is survived by his wife, Patricia Ann Hann; one son, William Wayne Hann, Jr., one daughter, Paula Hann; a step-daughter, Dana L. Atwood, all of Lewisburg; a sister, Edith Ann Whitley, of Columbia; three grandchildren and two nephews.
No services will be held at this time.

Joe Leonard Williams
November 26, 2001
Joe Leonard Williams, age 63, died Monday, November 26, at Bordeaux Hospital in Nashville.
He is survived by one daughter, Lisa Williams of Nashville; two sons, Joe Williams, Jr. and Joseph Williams, both of Nashville; his mother, Eula Pearl Sheffield of Franklin; four sisters, Brenda Wade of Franklin, Margaret Williams of Columbia, Patricia Scales-Thompson and Kuby Altkins, both of Nashville; two brothers, James A. Williams of Nashville and Thomas Williams of Lewisburg; eleven grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Family visitation will be held on Thursday, November 29, from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, at Smith Brothers Funeral Home, 706 Monroe Street in Nashville.
Funeral services to follow at the funeral home with Rev. Elliott Webb officating and Rev. Clifton Sawyer, Eulogist. Interment in Greenwood Cemetery.

Alfred Harrison Palmer, Sr.
February 13, 2002
Alfred Harrison Palmer, Sr. died Wednesday, February 13, in Spring Branch Medical Center, Houston, Texas, at age 85.
A native of Laurens County, Georgia, he grew up in Long County, Georgia, then moved to Alachua, Florida, before going to Washington, DC to work as a young man. He worked for a while in the Panama Canal Zone before joining the Navy during World War II. He met Nancy Redd from Petersburg, at church in Washington and they married on July 4, 1943. He ended his naval service in September 1945 and moved to Nashville to attend David Lipscomb College. After receiving his BA in Bible and history, he attended Peabody College and received a Masters in history.
While in Nashville, he preached for Meads Chapel Church. After graduation, he preached in Indiana, Pennsylvania; Jefferson, Iowa; High Springs, Florida; and Columbia, before moving to Staten Island, New York. He then went to upstate New York to Binghamton and Utica. Through the years he preached at Cain Creek Church of Christ, Catalpa Church of Christ, Horse Mountain Church of Christ in Shelbyville and in Petersburg.
In 1973, they moved to Lewisburg, to where he became administrator of Oakwood Nursing Home, retiring and moving from the area in 1983.
He is survived by his wife, Nancy; son, Harry; and daughters, Ellen and Beth. He is also survived by 10 grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.
Burial was held on Friday, February 15, at the Houston National Cemetery, 10410 Veterans Memorial Drive, Houston, TX 77038. Memorial services were held on Saturday afternoon, February 16, 2002, at the Katy Church of Christ in Katy, TX, where he and Nancy had worshiped for the past three years.

Katelynn Alexandria Hightower
February 16, 2002
Katelynn Alexandria Hightower, 3 month old daughter of Kevin Hightower and Shannon Liggett, of Lewisburg, died Saturday, February 16, in Marshall Medical Center in Lewisburg.
In addition to her parents, she is survived by two brothers, Kamron Liggett and Jaquantance Haislip; maternal grandparents, Tina Liggett and Phil Rodgers, Jeff Liggett and Tammy Jo Liggett; maternal great grandparents, Floyd and Elizabeth Hobby and Jack and Mary Jo Liggett; paternal grandparents, Dorene Hightower and Randall Hightower; paternal great grandparents, John and Lillian Hightower and Fred and Mamie Mayes and paternal great-great grandmother, Maggie Lee Hightower, all of Lewisburg.
Funeral services will be conducted on Wednesday, February 20, at 2:00 p.m. from the chapel of London Funeral Home with burial in Cook Cemetery.
The family will be at London Funeral Home in Lewisburg after 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday for visitation.

Mrs. Martha D. Davis
February 15, 2002
Mrs. Martha D. Davis, age 87, of Chapel Hill, died Friday, February 15, in Maury Regional Hospital.
Mrs. Davis was a native of Marshall County and daughter of the late Julius and Emma Pruitt Cochran. She was a retired bookkeeper and office manager at Hartman-White Truck Company in Nashville where she resided for many years.
She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Martha Ann and Dean Tipton, of Chapel Hill; two grandsons, Patrick (Carole) Davis, of Raleigh, North Carolina, and Tim (Susan) Davis, of Franklin; three great grandsons, Christopher Davis, of Honolulu, Hawaii, Andrew Davis, of Franklin, and J. P. Davis of Raleigh, North Carolina; three great granddaughters, Kristin Buschman, of Madison, Alabama; Shannon Davis, of Raleigh, North Carolina, and Olivia Davis, of Franklin; She was preceded in death by her husband, Carson Davis and a very special friend, Dean Crigger.
Funeral services were conducted on Monday, February 18, at 10:00 a.m. from the chapel of London Funeral Home, in Lewisburg, with Rev. Leland Carden officiating. Burial followed in Cochran Cemetery
The family was at London Funeral Home after 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 17, for visitation.
Pallbearers were Tom Hunter, Gilbert Hunter, Harold Wilkes, Jack Crigger, Leslie Finley and Fred Jones.

Mrs. Dorothy A. Glasscock
February 15, 2002
Mrs. Dorothy A. Glasscock, age 72, of Chapel Hill, died Friday, February 15, after an extended illness. Mrs. Glasscock was a native of Williamson County, and was a retired employee of Genesco Shoe Company in Chapel Hill after 17 years of service. Mrs. Glasscock was the daughter of the late Vance King and Maggie Sanford Adgent.
She is survived by her husband, Hugh B. Glasscock, of Chapel Hill, one son, Donnie Glasscock, of Lewisburg, three grandchildren and three great grandchildren.
Visitation with the family began at 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 16, at Lawrence Funeral Home, in Chapel Hill. Funeral services were conducted from the chapel of Lawrence Funeral Home on Sunday, February 17, at 2:00 p.m. with Jim Mickells officiating. Burial followed in Swanson Cemetery in Chapel Hill.

Leroy Wright
February 15, 2002
Leroy Wright, age 59, of Chapel Hill, died Friday, February 15, in Lewisburg. Mr. Wright was a native of Marshall County and was the retired owner and operator of Wright's Auto and Wrecker Service in Chapel Hill. He was a member of the Chapel Hill Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Mr. Wright was the son of the late John Henry and Mattie Adelaide Wright.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Linda P. Wright, of Chapel Hill, two daughters, Sherry Wright, of Columbia and Vicki Akin, of Chapel Hill; two sons, Stoney L. Wright, of Columbia and Tod Hooper, of Lewisburg; one sister, Mrs. Jean Boyce, of Unionville; four brothers, Tom and Earl Wright, both of Lewisburg, Robert (Cobb) Wright, of Chapel Hill, and Homer Wright, of Shelbyville; and three grandsons.
Visitation began at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 17, at Lawrence Funeral Home, in Chapel Hill. Funeral services were conducted at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, February 18, from the chapel of Lawrence Funeral Home with Rev. Calvin Lunn and Rev. Larry Pedigo officiating. Burial followed in Swanson Cemetery in Chapel Hill.

Mrs. Irene Jett Smith
February 16, 2002
Mrs. Irene Jett Smith, age 83, of Lewisburg, died Saturday morning in NHC- Oakwood Health Care in Lewisburg.
Mrs. Smith was a native of Marshall County, daughter of the late Abner Horace and Lillie Mae Ramsey Jett, a homemaker and a member of the Church of Christ.
She is survived by a daughter, Theresa Hardison, of Lewisburg; two sons, Dale Smith of Lewisburg, and Barry Smith, of Shelbyville; two sisters, Clara Gilliam, of Peagram and Annie Ruth Dunnivant, of Franklin, six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
The family visited at Bills-McGaugh Funeral Home, in Lewisburg, from 1:00 p.m. until 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, February 17. Graveside services followed at 3:00 p.m. in Mars Hill Cemetery with Bro. Don Hudson officiating.
Pallbearers were Michael Wheeler, Mitchell Wheeler, Kerry Wheeler, Billy Hardison, Tony Smith and Barry Smith.
Bills-McGaugh Funeral Home and the United States Forest Service have provided for the planting of a tree in memory of Mrs. Smith.

Mrs. Ruby Mai Aldridge Anderson
June 2, 2002
Mrs. Ruby Mai Aldridge Anderson, age 89, of Lewisburg, died Sunday morning, June 2, in Lewisburg. Mrs. Anderson was a native of Williamson County and the daughter of the late Doss B. and Mamie Lovins Aldridge. She was a homemaker and member of the Westvue Church of Christ. Mrs. Anderson was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Owen Anderson, who died in 1988.
She is survived by two sons, Edwin and Jerry Anderson, of Lewisburg; four grandchildren, Carl Anderson, Lisa Johnson, Wanda Swain and Sara Smith; 12 great grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild.
Visitation began at 4:00 p.m. on Monday, June 3, at Lawrence Funeral Home in Chapel Hill. Funeral services were conducted at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 4, from the chapel of Lawrence Funeral Home with Paul Webb officiating. Burial followed at the Harris Cemetery.

Earl James Dowlen
May 29, 2002
Earl James Dowlen, age 93, died Wednesday, May 29, at his home in Chattanooga.
Mr. Dowlen is survived by two sons, one daughter, nine grandchildren and six great grandchildren. Among his local survivors is a son, Henry Dowlen.
Funeral services were conducted on Saturday, June 1, at 2:00 p.m. from the Chapel of Williamson and Son Funeral Home in Soddy Daisy, near Chattanooga, with burial in the Levi Cemetery.
Visitation was held on Friday, May 31, from 2:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and on Saturday, June 1, until the funeral time.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Hospice of Chattanooga.

Mrs. Flora P. Fry
May 31, 2002
Mrs. Flora P. Fry, age 90, of Shelbyville, formerly of Eagleville, died Friday, May 31, in Titusville, Florida, after a short illness. Mrs. Fry was a native of Bedford County and was a daughter of the late John and Laura Jones Pressgrove. Mrs. Fry was a retired teacher having taught at various schools in Bedford County and in Cocoa, Florida. At the time of her retirement, she had earned her Masters Degree in Education. After retirement, Mrs. Fry become very active in the Shelbyville Senior Citizens and the Order of the Eastern Star in Shelbyville. She was a member of the Eagleville United Methodist Church. Mrs. Fry was the widow of the late Alec Fry, who died in June of 2000.
She is survived by a son, John E. Fry, of Titusville, Florida, three grandsons and two great grandchildren.
Visitation began at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 2, at Doak-Howell Funeral Home in Shelbyville. Graveside services were conducted on Monday, June 3, at 11:00 a.m. at Jones Cemetery in Bedford County with Rev. Frank Blair officiating. Burial followed in Jones Cemetery
Lawrence Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Chapel Hill in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Margaret Lee Roddy Rogers
June 2, 2002
Mrs. Margaret Lee Roddy Rogers, age 84, of Lewisburg, died Sunday morning, June 2, in Maury Regional Hospital.
Mrs. Rogers was a native of Marshall County, daughter of the late Herman and Addie Rogers Roddy, a retired nurses aide, and a member of the East Commerce Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Oscar Rogers; and two sons, Billy and Buddy Rogers.
She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Darlene and Donnie Webb of Lewisburg; 4 grandchildren, Michael Webb of Lewisburg, Vickie Tomlin and Tony Rogers of Only, and Charlie Rogers of Nashville; and a half sister, Brenda Whitehead Harrington of Columbia; nieces and nephews, Sherial Wiser of Lewisburg, Pam Williams of Shelbyville, Edward Cozart of Cornersville, Donald Cozart, Calvin Cozart, Joe Cozart all of Lewisburg, and Paul Cozart of Belfast; and five great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday afternoon, June 4 at 4:00 p.m. by Rev. James Hickey, from the chapel of Bills-McGaugh Funeral Home in Lewisburg. Burial will follow in Lone Oak Cemetery.
The family will be at Bills-McGaugh Funeral Home until the funeral hour on Tuesday, June 4, for visitation.
Pallbearers will be Steve McPherson, Rick Roberts, Ted Harris, Sam Shelton, Kelton Brock, and Bruce Ramsey.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made to the East Commerce Baptist Church Building Fund, P O Box 1575, Lewisburg, TN, 37091.
Bills-McGaugh Funeral Home and the United States Forest Service have provided for the planting of a tree in memory of Mrs. Rogers.
You may sign Mrs. Rogers' on-line registry at www.Bills-McGaugh.com

Mrs. Annie Louise Woods Woodward
May 27, 2002
Mrs. Annie Louise Woods Woodward, age 88, of Liberty Valley, died Monday, May 27, in NHC Oakwood Healthcare.
Mrs. Woodward was a native of Belfast and the daughter of the late James Claude and Annie Billington Woods. She was the widow of J. W. (Jack) Woodward, retired from Cosmolab, Inc., and was the Postal Clerk for the Belfast Post Office for several years. She was a member of the Liberty Valley Church of Christ.
She is survived by a daughter, Linda Woodward Jernigan and husband, Harry, of Manchester; a son, Sammy Woodward, and wife, Jacki, of Liberty Valley; a sister, Ruth Bennett, of Murfreesboro, four grandchildren, Josh Woodward, Amanda Woodward Mitchell, Rebecca Jernigan West and Jack Jernigan and six great grandchildren.
Funeral services were conducted on Wednesday, May 29, at 10:30 a.m. from the chapel of London Funeral Home, in Lewisburg, with Harold Foster officiating. Burial followed at Round Hill Cemetery.
The family was at London Funeral Home on Tuesday, May 28, after 6:00 p.m. and Wednesday, May 29, until the funeral hour for visitation.
Pallbearers were Tommy McAdams, Billy Ledford, Walter Bussart, Loyd Coffey, Charles Miller, Chris Bussart and Frank Miller.

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