|Mrs. Etta Mae Robinson
Mrs. Etta Mae Robinson, 90, of Columbia died Friday Feb. 12, 1999 at
Maury Regional Hospital.
The funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Saturday at Rising Star
Baptist Church in Opelika, Ala., with Rev. B.W. Whitaker officiating. Burial
will follow in Union Grove Cemetery.
Local arrangements are made through Roundtree, Napier & Ogilvies
Columbia Funeral Home.
She was formerly of Opelika, Ala., and a member of the Union Grove
She is survived by four sons, Rupert Robinson Jr., Raymond Robinson
St., Johnnie Robinson all of Detroit, Mich., Willie Gene Robinson of Opelika,
Ala.; two daughters, Eldora Robinson Darby of Opelika, Ala., Annie Robinson
Hawkins of Columbia; one brother, Abraham Henderson of Detroit, Mich.;
six sisters, Roena Beasley, Edith Darby, Hattie Hall all of Opelika, Ala.,
Sally Wilson, Irene Reese, Nellie Reid all of Detroit, Mich.; and 43 grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be her grandsons.
Flossie Jewell Allen
LEWISBURG- Mrs. Flossie Jewell Allen, 77, of Delina, died Wednesday,
Oct. 6, 1999, in NHC (Merihil) Healthcare.
Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 2 p.m. from the chapel
of London Funeral Home with interment in Lone Oak Cemetery.
The family visited with friends Thursday. London Funeral Home is in
charge of the arrangements.
Mrs. Allen was a native of Giles County, daughter of the late Ollie
and Sadie Clara Tate McMillian and homemaker.
She is surivived by three daughters, Helen Hayes of Delina, Alisa Wentzel
of Diana, and Connie Deuermeyer of Lewisburg, one son, J.W. Gowens of Belfast,
12 grandchildren, five great grandchildren and one great, great grandchild.
Sophie Beech, 97, of Franklin died Sunday, July 9, 2000 at Williamson
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later through
Roundtree, Napier & Ogilvie's Franklin Funeral Home.
Christine Cozart, 76, of Lewisburg, died Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2000, at
Maury Regional Hospital.
Services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday at London Funeral Home
in Lewisburg. Burial will be in Lone Oak Cemetery.
Mrs. Cozart was a native of Marshall County, a homemaker and a member
of the Baptist church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Will and Bessie Beatrice
Dockery Adams, as well as her husband, a son and two grandchildren.
Survivors include one son, Leo Cozart of Lewisburg; two daughters,
Beatrice Jett of Lewisburg and Betty Ann King of Columbia; one sister,
Frances Potter of Lewisburg; one brother, John Adams of Lewisburg; 11 grandchildren;
20 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
NASHVILLE - Raymond Greene, 68, died Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2000, at Vanderbilt
A Maury County native, he attended Maury County schools and was a truck
driver. He was a member of Ebenezar Baptist Church in Nashville.
Funeral will be held at 12 noon on Monday at Davis -Campbell-McClain
on Jefferson Street in Nashville, and burial will be in Greenwood West
Survivors include sisters, Mattie Harris, Anna Kay and Lottie Greene,
all of Columbia, Nella Armstrong and Alma Anderson, both of Nashville,
and Emma Armstrong of Lynnivlle.
Nephews will serve as pallbearers. Baxter Brothers Funeral Home is
in charge of all local arrangements.
PULASKI - Robert Alton Bass, 89, of Pulaski died Monday Jan. 25, 1999
at N.H.C. of Pulaski.
The funeral services will be conducted 2 p.m. Wednesday at Bennett-May
Funeral Home with Clarence Stewart and Doug Plummley officiating. Burial
will follow in Pisgah Cemetery.
He was a native of Giles County, son of the late Joseph Audie Bass
and Hattie Harwell Bass and a salesman at Lewisburg Auto Parts.
He is survived by his wife, Ada Bass of Pulaski; one niece Erlene Roller
of Pulaski; and several nephews.
Jim L. Thompson Jr.
DECATUR, Ala. - Jim L. Thompson Jr., 65, of Arab, Ala., formerly of
Decatur, Ala., died Saturday, Feb. 20, 1999, at Cullman Regional Medical
Funeral services will be held at Roselawn Funeral Home, Monday at 2
p.m. with Rev. Raymond Culpepper officiating. Burial will be in Lystra
Baptist Cemetery in Baileyton, Ala.
Visitation will be today from 3-5 p.m. at the funeral home.
He was a 1957 graduate of Tennessee Technological University and held
a degree in mechanical engineering. He worked at NASA from 1957-1973, and
was a general contractor from 1973 to the present. He also owned and operated
the Martha Washington Ice Cream and Candy Shop. He attended Metropolitan
Church of God in Birmingham, Ala.
He is survived by his wife, Carol F. Thompson of Arab, Ala.; a daughter,
Patricia Thompson of Birmingham, Ala.; a son, Art Thompson of Chattanooga;
a sister, Dorothy Dismukes of Columbia; a brother, John A. Thompson of
Knoxville; and three grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Joe Goodman Jr., Sonny Odom, Bobby Murphy, Dr.
Felton Davenport, Dr. Jolly McKenzie and George Linzie Wilson.
James Pitts Atkinson
CENTERVILLE - James Pitts Atkinson, 68, of Columbia, died Wednesday,
Oct. 6, 1999, at his residence.
Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at McDonald Funeral Home
at 2 p.m. with Jack White and Ewing Neeley. Burial will be in the Oakmont
The family will visit with friends Friday at 3 p.m. McDonald Funeral
Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Mr. Atkinson was married to Thelma Lou Allen and was the son of the
late John L. Atkinson and Alice Quillen. He was a special equipment operator
for TVA for 38 years and was a member of the Lasea Church of Christ.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by four brothers, Frank Atkinson
of Centerville; Charles Atkinson of Nunnelly; Richard Atkinson of Florence,
Ala.; and Johnny Atkinson of Centerville; two sisters, Helen Deen of Columbia
and Shirley Shelton of Centerville.
Charles Preston Block, Sr.
LEWISBURG - Charles Preston Block Sr., age 52, died Saturday, July
8, 2000 in Lewisburg after an extended illness.
Services will be conducted on Tuesday, July, 11, 2000 at 10 a.m. at
Lawrence Funeral Home with Sister Sylvia Bourland and Phil Sheppard officiating.
Burial will follow in Swanson Cemetery in Chapel Hill.
A native of Pikeville, he was the son of Evelyn Marie Fann Brock and
the late Willard Elmer Brock. He was a member of the Faithful Pentecostal
Holiness Church in Lewisburg.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife Susan Brock of
Lewisburg, two daughters, Janie Marie Brock, Susan Annette Brock, and Charles
Preston Brock, Jr., all of Lewisburg; a step-son; six sisters, Sylvia Bourland
of Lewisburg, Mary Linda Arthur of Lexington, N.C., Annette Montville of
Petersburg, Francell Cook of Chapel Hill, Avis Sheppard of Chapel Hill,
Nila Baxter of Chapel Hill; three brothers, Willard Brock and Allen Brock
of Chapel Hill, and Reeve Brock of Unionville; several nieces and nephews,
and and great nieces and nephews.
Helen Marie Craig
LAWRENCEBURG - Helen Marie Craig, 70, of Ethridge, died Wednesday,
Aug. 16, 2000, at Centennial Medical Center.
Services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday at Neal Funeral Home in
Lawrenceburg with Larry Cain officiating. Burial will follow at Lawrence
County Memorial Gardens.
The family will receive visitors from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Thursday.
Mrs. Craig was a native of Maury County, a homemaker and a member of
Unity Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Craig
Sr., and her parents, Thomas Brumley and Viola Perry Brumley.
Survivors include four daughters, Sandra Staggs and Kathy Kilburn,
both of Lawrenceburg, Patricia Williams of Leoma, and Dorothy Dunn of Memphis;
one son, John Craig Jr. of Lawrenceburg; one brother, Bobby Brumley of
Mt. Juliet; one sister, Mary Morrow of Mt. Pleasant; seven grandchildren;
six great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
William Andrew Williams
LAWRENCEBURG - William Andrew Williams, 34, died Wednesday, Oct. 11,
2000 at his residence in Georgetown, S.C.
He was a self-employed painter and a member of New Prospect Baptist
Funeral will be held Sunday at 3:30 p.m. at Neal Funeral Home with
Bro. Roger Bosheers and Bro. Leland Johnson officiating, and burial will
be in Restview Cemetery. The family visited with friends on Tuesday at
the funeral home.
Survivors include his wife, Lisa Williams; father, James M. Williams
of Lawrenceburg; stepson, Phillip Bedingfield of Lawrenceburg; stepdaughter,
Lauren Bedingfield of Lawrenceburg; sisters, Jean Vickroy of Nashville,
Janie Hampton of Lawrenceburg and Elaine Hanson of Mt. Vernon, Ill.; and
brother, Jimmy Williams of Athans, Ala.
Christopher Wayne Benefield
LAWRENCEBURG - Christopher Wayne Benefield, 31, died Sunday, Oct. 15,
2000, at Crockett Hospital.
Funeral was held Tuesday afternoon at Neal Funeral Home with David
Lawrence officiating, and burial followed in John Lay Cemetery.
He was self-employed and a resident of Lawrence County.
Survivors include son, Colby Benefield of Lawrenceburg; mother, Carolyn
Holt of Lawrenceburg; stepfather, Brownie Holt of Lawrenceburg; sister,
Shannon Greenway of Lawrenceburg; and niece, Mackenzie Greenway of Lawrenceburg.
He was preceded in death by his father, Wayne Benefield.
LAWRENCEBURG - Nell Kelly, 88, of Nashville died Saturday Jan. 23,
1999 at Southern Hills Hospital.
The funeral services were conducted 1 p.m. Tuesday at Pettus-Turnbo
Funeral Home with Jim Deason officiating. Burial followed in Mimosa Cemetery.
She was a native of Rice, Tx., daughter of the late Emmitt Smith and
Addy Arden Smith, widow of the late Larimore Kelly and a member of Downtown
Church of Christ.
She is survived by two daughters, Jane Estes of Norcross, Ga., Nancy
Moghaddam of Nashville; five grandchildren and one great grandchild.
She was preceded in death by one son, William "Bud" Kelly.
David Wayne Moss
CENTERVILLE - David Wayne Moss, 52, of Lyles, died Sunday, Feb. 27,
2000, in Lyles.
Services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday at McDonald Funeral
Home with William McClearen, Bill McDonald, David Peeler, and Arter Waynick
officiating. Burial will be in the Memory Gardens Cemetery in Centerville.
Moss was the son of the late Lummie Moss and Madie Louise Allen. He
was a plumber for Dillingham and Smith Construction. He was married to
Judy Moss of Lyles.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by two son, Jason Wayne Moss
and David Chad Moss, both of Lyles; one daughter, Connie Rene Capps of
Lyles; one brother, Dairl Moss of Lyles; four sisters, Martha Lampley of
Bon Aqua, Diane Cressend of Nashville, Glenda Martin of Lyles, and Anita
Mangrum of Bon Aqua; and two grandchildren.
Jesse Paul 'J.P.' Semore
Jesse Paul "J.P." Semore, 70, of Columbia, died Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2000,
at Maury Regional Hospital.
Services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday at McDonald Funeral Home
in Centerville with Ted Burleson, Michael Semore and Paul Rogers officiating.
Burial will follow at Nickell Cemetery.
Semore was a native of Coble and a cutter for Levi Strauss Co.
Survivors include his wife, Jean Semore of Columbia; one daughter,
Karen Burleson of Columbia; two sons, Michael Semore of Memphis and Garvis
Semore of Russelville, Ala.; one brother, Harold Semore of Hampshire; one
sister, Martha Works of Dickson; and four grandchildren.
Mary Gean Ingram
Mary Gean Ingram, 91, died Thursday Oct, 12 2000, at Oakwood Hospital
Seaway Center in Trenton, Miss.
Services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Monday at the McDonald Funeral
Home with Steve Reeves officiaing.
Visitation will be from 2 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Burial will be in the Swiss Cemetery in Hohenwald.
She was the daughter of the late Charles Crook and Julia Williams.
She was a homemaker.
Survivors include two sons, David (Jean) Ingram of Brownstown, Miss.
and Guy (Debi) Ingram of Parrish, Ala.; a daughter-in-law Teresa Ingram
of Brownstown, Miss.; a sister Wannie Carroll of Hohenwald; 3 grandchidren
and 3 great grandchildren.
James Monroe Joyce
James Monroe (Dick) Joyce, 70, of Williamsport, died Saturday, Oct.
14, 2000, at his residence.
The family will visit with friends on Thursday from 1-2 p.m. at Bellafant
Tabernacle United Primitive Baptist Church with services to follow at 2
p.m. with Elder Claude Bellafant officiating. The body will lie-in-state
on Wednesday at V.K. Ryan & Sons Funeral Home, and burial will be in
The Maury County native was the son of the late James Monroe and Nathaniel
Claude Joyce. He was employed by Campbell & Due Construction Company.
Survivors include wife, Lucille Joyce of Williamsport; daughter, Sharon
Bowen of Spring Hill; stepson, John Lawrence; brothers, Napoleon Joyce,
William Joyce and Ray Joyce; sisters, Kathleen Armstrong and Mildred Joyce;
aunt, Fannie Yokley; one grandchild; four step-grandchildren; three step-great-grandchildren;
and several nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Willie Lacy, Jr., Bobby Lacy, David Lacy, Robert
Lawrence, James Martin and David Joyce.
Stanley RE Washburn
LAWRENCEBURG - Stanley RE Washburn, 70, of Henryville died Tuesday
Jan. 26, 1999 at Hidden Acres Health Care in Mt. Pleasant.
The funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 10 :30 a.m. at Neal
Funeral Home with Rickey Wade officiating. Burial will follow in Henryville
The family will visit with friends from 1-9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral
He was a native of Lawrence County, a farmer, and a member of Henryville
Methodist Church. His parents were the late Robert Edward and Winnie Geneva
He is survived by one brother, Sam Washburn of Henryville; two nephews,
Samuel Washburn, Jr., Anthony Washburn both of Henryville.
Nell Mauldin Gambill
Mrs. Nell Mauldin Gambill, 72, a resident of Sorrells Road in Petersburg,
died Friday Feb. 19, 1999, at Lincoln Care Center in Fayetteville.
Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 11 a.m. at McCauley Funeral
Home in Petersburg with Brother Harold Davis officiating. Burial will be
in the Old Orchard Cemetery. The family will visit with friends today from
1:30- 9 p.m. at the funeral home.
The Marshall County native was the daughter of the late Walter Lee
and Tula Bell Mauldin. She was a homemaker and member of the Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband, R.C. Gambill of Petersburg; a daughter,
Janice York of Lewisburg; two sons, Randy (Frances) Gambill and Jerry (Robbie)
Gambill of Petersburg; a sister, Mrs. Tom (Ailene) Miller of Lilburn, Ga;
several nieces and nephews, a friend, Jim Young of Culleoka; eight grandchildren;
four great-grandchildren. Special thanks are given to a close family friend
and care-giver, Margaret Mitchell of Petersburg.
Active pallbearers are Andy Polly, Randall Gambill, Randy Harmon, Mike
Sorrells, Bernie Mitchell and Robert Mitchell. Honorary pallbearers are
Dr. Fred Ralston, Dr. Ted Cobb and staff of Lincoln County Regional Hospital
and Lincoln Care Center of Fayetteville and friends and neighbors of Sorrells
James Houston Howell Sr.
Mr. James Houston "Jim" Howell Sr. 89, resident of Sheddan Drive, died
Thursday, June 15, 2000, in Maury Regional Hospital.
Funeral services were conducted Saturday at 3:30 p.m. in the chapel
of Williams Columbia Funeral Home with the Rev. Robert Adair officiating.
Burial was in Polk Memorial Gardens.
Memorials may be made to Highland Park Baptist Church.
He was a native of Lawrence County, the son of the late Floyd M. and
Elizabeth "Lizzie" Tucker Howell. He was the husband of Lorene Cantrell
Howell who preceded him in death on February 12, 1988 and was also preceded
in death by his daughter, Dottie McPeak and sister, Julia Cobb. He was
retired from the maintenance dept. of E.I. Dupont Company and was a member
of Highland Park Baptist Church.
Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. Cecil (Elizabeth) Cummings
of Cookeville; Mrs. Bill (Debbie) Saxman of Savannah, Ga.; and Mrs. Barbara
Cheek of Columbia; one son, James H. (Doris) Howell Jr. of Columbia; one
brother, Leo Howell of Nashville; a son-in-law, Ned McPeak Jr. of Mt. Pleasant;
15 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren.
Grandsons served as pallbearers.
Honorary pallbearers were Fred Prince, Roy Dye, Dewey Latta, retired
employees of Dupont and men of HIghland Park Baptist Church.
Ella Frances Scott
HOHENWALD - Ella Frances Scott, 82, of Hohenwald, died Tuesday, Aug.
15, 2000, at Life Care Center in Columbia.
Services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Friday at McDonald Funeral Home
in Hohenwald with Ralph Myers and David Carroll officiating. Burial will
follow in the Lewis County Memorial Gardens.
She was a native of Hohenwald and a housewife.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Sam Henry Scott, and was
the daughter of the late Warren S. Carroll and Lacy Carroll.
Survivors include three sons, Kenneth Scott of Hohenwald, William C.
Scott of Savannah, and Donald R. Scott of Strayhorn, Miss.; one daughter,
Diane Boles of Hohenwald; two brothers, Wallace Carroll and Glenn Carroll,
both of Hohenwald; five sisters, Helen Hardin and Joyce Hudson, both of
Hohenwald, Nell Cothran of Mount Pleasant, Ola Vick of Columbia, and Marie
Kenning of Dickson; five grandchildren; four step-grandchildren; and 11
Mrs. Luther Willingham
Mrs. Mary Lou White Willingham, 74, former resident of Confederate
Drive in Columbia and widow of Luther Marion Willingham, died Sunday Jan.
24, 1999 at the home of her daughter in Grand Prairie, Tx.
Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 1 p.m. at Oakes &
Nichols Funeral Home with Donald Dark officiating. Burial will be in Lawrence
County Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Wednesday from
3-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. at the funeral home.
The Lawrence County native was the daughter of the late Elvin White
and Burlie Mae Brown White. She was a member of the Church of Christ, Order
of Eastern Star and Texas Master Composters. Mrs. Willingham was a former
telephone operator and cosmetologist.
Survivors include her daughter, Miss Deborah Willingham of Grand Prairie,
Tx.; a son, Dennis Willingham of Linden, Mich.; two sisters, Mrs. Jimmy
(Elsie) Seaborn of Columbia and Mrs. Carl (Freda) Schenoff of Howell, Mich.;
and two grandchildren, Elizabeth Ann Willingham and Jennifer Lynn Willingham
both of Michigan.
She was preceded in death by three brothers, Odell White, Dean White
and Harden White.
Pallbearers will be Tony Seaborn, Jimmy Seaborn, Dan White, Drew White,
Michael Gibson, Carl Schenoff, Edward White and Jack Kinney.
LAWRENCEBURG - Aubrey Owen Hill, 69, of Ethridge died Thursday Feb.
18, 1999, at Crockett Hospital.
The funeral services were conducted 11 a.m. Saturday at Pettus-Turnbo
Chapel with David Stofel and Danny Gray officiating. Burial followed in
John Lay Cemetery.
He was a native of Lawrence County, son of the late Walter Monroe Hill
and Exie Pearl Alexander Hill, and was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and a
member of Ethridge Church of Christ.
He is survived by his wife, Christine Holland Hill of Ethridge; two
sons, Randy Hill, Steve Hill both of Ethridge; three sisters, Olita Calvert
of Ethridge, Geraldine Nix of Nashville, Eunice Shaffer of Lawrenceburg;
five grandchildren and four great grandchildren.
Jarrett Christopher Bosheers
LAWRENCEBURG - Jarrett Christopher Bosheers, 17 months, of Lawrenceburg,
died Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2000, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at Neal Funeral Home
in Lawrenceburg with Joe Spangler, David Stofel and Mark Cross officiating.
Burial will be at Lawrence County Memorial Gardens.
He was born in of Columbia and attended East Side Church of Christ
Survivors include parents Chris and Amy Polk Bosheers, sister Amanda
Bosheers, and brother Dylan Bosheers, all of Lawrenceburg; grandparents
Glenn and Brenda Bosheers and Ralph and Lou Ann Polk, all of Lawrenceburg;
and three great-grandmothers.
Roy Felix Cox
PULASKI - Roy Felix Cox, 53, died Friday, Oct. 13, 2000 at his home.
A self-employed carpenter, he was a resident of Giles County.
Survivors include daughter, Tina Kaye Wilson of Pulaski; brothers,
J.D. Cox of Pulaski, Johnny Cox of Columbia and Eugene Cox of Lynnville;
sisters, Dessie Harris of Lynnville, Sue Plumley of Dayton, Ohio, and Joyce
Ferguson, Julia Shrader and Janice Cox, all of Pulaski; two grandchildren;
and nieces and nephews.
Thomas Marvin Barnes
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - Thomas Marvin Barnes, 83, died Sunday, Dec. 3, 2000,
at his home in Huntsville.
Graveside services will be conducted at 2 p.m., Tuesday at Maple Hill
Cemetery with the Rev. Steve Spray officiating.
Survivors include his wife, Lois Bigbie Barnes of Huntsville, Ala.;
daughters, Martha Barnes and Meredith Ann Barnes, both of Huntsville, Ala.;
sisters Barbara Daniel of Mt. Pleasant, Emily Ann Warren of Columbia, and
Bettilynn Streater of Nashville; and a granddaughter.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Opportunity Center,
1100 Washington St., Huntsville, AL 35801.
Hessie L. Campbell
Pulaski - Hessie L. Campbell, 91, died Thursday, Oct. 12, 2000 at Hillside
Services were conducted on Saturday afternoon at Bennett-May Funeral
Home with Rev. Doug Plumlee officiating.
Burial was in Scotts Hill Cemetery.
She was preceded in death by her parents, James Walter and Lillie May
Dickie Tomerlin, and her husband, Dillard Campbell. She was a native of
Texas and was retired from Le-Mar shirt factory.
Survivors include one grandson, Christopher Campbell of Connecticut;
two brothers, J. C. Tomerlin and Dalton Tomerlin, both of Pulaski; two
sisters, Hazel Johnson of Pulaski and Mae Pilkinston of Avondale, Fla.;
and several nieces and nephews.
Juanita Maxwell Derryberry, 76, resident of Sowell Mill Pike, died
Friday, June 9 at her residence. Funeral services be conducted at 10 a.m.,
Monday, in the chapel of Williams Columbia Funeral Home with Bobby Sampson,
H.P. Crabtree and Bill Stewart officiating.
Burial will be in Polk Memorial Gardens.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.
She was a native of Putnam County, the daughter of the late Hartford
and Barbara Ann Brewington Dawes Maxwell Parker. She was the wife of Terry
Eugene Derryberry who preceded her in death on November 3,1999 .She was
a retired machine operator with Weather Tamer and was a homemaker. She
was a member of the Philadelphia Church of Christ.
Survivors include four daughters, Mrs. Jerry (Beverly) Primm, Edna
"Snookie" Hardison, Mrs. Bobby (Doris) McKennon and Paulette Derryberry,
all of Columbia; three sons, Troy (Judy) Derryberry of Lewisburg, David
(Pat) Derryberry of Columbia and Dennis (Cindy) Derryberry of Pulaski;
two brothers, Millard (Margaret) Maxwell of Santa Fe and Charlie (Frances)
Maxwell of Columbia; 18 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by two sisters, Odell Wolfe and Edna Hammonds
and a brother, Lewis Dawes.
Pallbearers will be Terry Primm, David Derryberry, Terry Andrews, Rocky
Derryberry, Gary Maxwell, David Cheek, Donnie Fitzgerald and Guy Derryberry.
Honorary pallbearers will be Lester Derryberry, Paul Derryberry, Buddy
Derryberry, Aaron Bolton and nephews.
FRANKLIN - Mr. Leon Whitsey, 67, of Franklin, died Wednesday, June
7, 2000, at Vanderbilt Medical Center.
Services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday at Clayborne Missionary
Baptist Church with Elder John R. Holt officiating. Burial will be in the
Pine Crest Memorial Gardens.
The family will visit with friends Saturday from 10 a.m. until noon
at the church. Roundree, Napier, and Ogilvie's Franklin Funeral Home is
in charge of the arrangements.
Whitsey was a member of Clayborne Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church
and married to the late Betty Whitsey. He was employed at Meadow Gold.
Survivors include four sons, Kenneth Whitsey, Timothy Whitsey, Tony
Whitsey, and Corey Whitsey, all of Franklin; brothers, Ewell and Shirley
Whitsey, both of Franklin; and Charles Whitsey of Ashland City; three sisters,
Lula Smith of Nashville; Eva Louise Henderson and Elizabeth Prince, both
He was preceded in death by one son, Marcus Whitsey.
Pallbearers will be the Locust Ridge Male Chorus.