A memorial graveside service for James R. (Jimmy) Garrett, 78, of Gallatin,
is 4 p.m., Wednesday, July 25, 2001 (today) at the Gallatin Cemetery with
Bro. Joe Taylor officiating.
Mr. Garrett died July 21, 2001.
He was the son of the late James David and Lee Burns Garrett, and was
preceded in death by his wife, Clara Estelle Bowles Garrett, and sister,
Mr. Garrett was a World War II veteran and a recipient of the Purple
He is survived by a nephew, Zachary Ferguson; a niece, Tommie Bowles;
a sister, Jessie Ball, all of Gallatin; and a sister, Dorothy Phillips
of Alamo, Tenn.
Alexander Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Funeral services for Mable Calvert Denney, 79, of Gallatin, are 11
a.m., Thursday, July 26, from Alexander Funeral Home with Rev. Jack Goodwin
Visitation is at 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Wednesday (today), July 25.
Burial is at Crestview Memorial Park. Mrs. Denney died Sunday, July
She was preceded in death by her parents, Herbert Calvert and Nervie
She is survived by husband, B.L. Denney of Gallatin; daughters; Peggy
Lemons of Gallatin, and Ruby Sexton, Nashville; grandchildren; Shelia Daniels,
Tim Lemons, Donna Jenkins, Rex Lemons, Stephen Sexton, Karen Strong, Sandra
Goolsby; 15 great-grandchildren, four step-grandchildren, and one great-great
Funeral services for Frank W. Langford, 81, of Gallatin, are 10 a.m.,
Wednesday, July 25, 2001 (today) from Alexander Funeral Home, with Rev.
Scott Langford officiating. Interment is in Crestview Memorial Park.
Active pallbearers are Rich Thieme, Wes Langford, J.J. Langford, Tommy
Clark, Odell Kirk, Creamor Scarborough, Brian Kirk, and Billy Langford.
Honorary pallbearers are Don Anderson Tom Shaw, Sonny Kirk, Charles Willis,
William Willis and Tommy Dorris.
Mr. Langford died July 22, 2001.
He was preceded in death by parents, Forrest Langford and Myrtle Elrod
Mr. Langford is survived by his wife, Marjorie Langford of Gallatin;
sons, Bob (Diane) Langford of Cottontown, and John (Kitty) Langford of
Gallatin; daughters, Martha Frances (Bob) Thieme of Atlanta, and Ruth Ann
(Tom) Clark of Gallatin; sisters, Elizabeth Langford and Nell McFarland,
both of Mt. Juliet; grandchildren, Scott Langford, Robin Scarborough, Rich
Thieme, J.J. Langford, Marie Langford, Wes Langford, Paula Clark and Tommy
Clark; great-grandchildren, Amanda Langford and Will Scarborough.
Memorials may be made to Douglas Chapel United Methodist Church.
William Bate Jr.
Memorial services for William B. (Buzzy) Bate, Jr., 76, of Gallatin,
are 2 p.m., Friday, July 27, 2001 from the First Presbyterian Church in
Gallatin. Rev. Pat Eller and Rev. R. Michael Shealy officiate. Mr. Bate
died July 22, 2001.
He was preceded in death by parents, William Brimmage Bate and Mary
Mr. Bate is survived by sisters, Mary Rebecca Shuford of Tallahassee,
Fla., and Xavia Clark of Castalian Springs; nieces, Brim Stone, Becky Donohue,
Ann Shuford, Louise Brice, Linda Clark Robinson, Beth Clark Booth, and
Mary Louise Brown.
Memorials may be made to the Sumner County Museum. Alexander Funeral
Home is in charge of arrangements.
Services for Joe L. Bartlett of Gallatin are 1 p.m. Thursday, July
26, 2001, from Johnson and Coleman Funeral Chapel with interment in Gallatin
Mr. Bartlett died July 21, 2001.
He is survived by a daughter, Margrett (Norman) Manning; a son, James
Young; three brothers, Haskin (Pearlie Mae), James (Margret) and Floyd
(Linda) Bartlett, all of Gallatin; three sisters, Maggie Bartlett, Jean
Humphery and Linda Carter, all of Gallatin; a host of nieces, nephews and
other family connections and friends.
Visitation is Thursday from noon until the service.
Services for Inman Taylor, 83, of White House, are 11 a.m. Wednesday,
Nov. 28, 2001 (today), from Austin and Bell Funeral Home with Bro. Bill
Richardson officiating. Interment is in Warren-Brinkley Cemetery with his
grandsons serving as pallbearers.
Mr. Taylor died Monday, Nov. 26, 2001, at Northcrest Hospital. He was
preceded in death by his wife, Joyce Taylor.
He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Nancy and Ollie Wilkinson,
sons and daughters-in-law Ronnie Taylor and Mark and Becky Taylor, nine
grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Services for Mrs. Laura Butler, 96, of Bethpage, are 11 a.m. Wednesday,
Nov. 28, 2001 (today), from Anthony Funeral Home with Bro. Floyd Jackson
and Elder C.L. Russell officiating.
Grandsons will serve as pallbearers and interment in is the Willow
Grove Cemetery. Visitation is from 9 a.m. to time of service today.
Mrs. Butler died Nov. 25, 2001, at Royal Care Nursing Home in Westmoreland.
She is survived by her sons, Bill (Helyn) Butler of Brush Creek, Robert
(Patsy) Butler of Castalian Springs, James (Martha) Butler of Murfreesboro,
Harold Butler of Gallatin; a daughter, Bonnie (CC) Woodard of Bethpage;
16 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.
Alma B. Mosley
Services for Alma B. Mosley, 85, of Gallatin, are 10 a.m., Thursday,
Nov. 29, 2001, from the chapel of Newby Funeral Home with Bro. David Gurchiek
officiating. Interment is in Strode Cemetery in Whitleyville, Tenn. Family
and friends will serve as pallbearers. Visitation is Wednesday (today)
from 4-9 p.m. Mrs. Mosley died Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2001.
She was born in Gamaliel, Ky., the daughter of the late Brooks Copas
and Ella Hestand Copas and was preceded in death by her husband, Jack Edward
She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Barry and Carolyn Mosley
of Gallatin; brother, Paul Copas of Homer, Ill.; sister, Alene Hale of
Tompkinsville, Ky.; two grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren.
Services for Raymond Bradley, 89, of Gallatin and formerly of the Rocky
Mound Community in Macon County, are 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 29, 2001, from
Anderson and Anderson Funeral Home. Interment is in Rocky Mound Cemetery
with Bro. Jerry Boze officiating. Grandchildren will serve as pallbearers.
Mr. Bradley died Nov. 27, 2001, the son of the late H.W. (Wilse) Bradley
and Effie Hickman Bradley. He was married to Vera Jent Bradley in 1932,
who died in 1972. They were the parents of four sons, Jesse of Gallatin,
Dean of Bethpage, Clovis of Indianapolis, and Hollis of Lafayette.
In 1974, he married Lillie Shrum Green Bradley, his surviving spouse.
He was a member of West End Missionary Baptist Church. Other survivors
include 10 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild;
one step-daughter and one-step grandchild.
Services for Claude Allison Tippit, 70, of Gallatin were 1 p.m. Thursday,
Nov. 29, 2001, at Nave Funeral Home in Lebanon with Rev. Bruce Grubbs officiating.
Burial is in Poplar Hill Cemetery.
Active pallbearers were Lee Eakes, James Leath, John Henley, Bobby
Tippit, John Tippit, and J.C. Tippit.
Mr. Tippit, a retired construction superintendent, died Tuesday, Nov.
He was born in Hermitage on June 25, 1931, the son of Andrew Tippit
and Gusta Woodson Tippit. He was preceded in death by his parents and three
brothers, David, A.J. and John William Tippit.
Mr. Tippit is survived by former wife, Ovay Tippit of Gallatin; three
daughters; Jean Arnold, Linda Henley, and Dora Lee Tippit, all of Gallatin;
one sister, Dora E. Potts of Old Hickory; three grandsons, Bobby (Rachel)
Henley of Arkansas, James Leath of Gallatin and John Henley of Gallatin;
two great-grandchildren, London and Benjamin Henley of Arkansas; four nieces,
Doris Petty, Ann-Marie Olka, Andrea White, and Vickie Forroni; three nephews,
Bobby Tippit, John-Paul Tippit, and John-Claude Tippit.
Services for Frank Maynard, 65, of Hartsville are 1 p.m. Friday, Nov.
30, 2001 (today), from Alexander Funeral Home in Gallatin with the Bro.
Burnice Wesbrooks officiating. Burial is in Sumner Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers are Phillip Conyer, Joshua Conyer, Cory Maynard, Steve
Bundy, Gary Harrison and Justin Harrison.
Maynard is survived by a son, Danny F. Maynard of Hartsville; three
daughters, Linda Fay Cline of Goodlettsville, Kim Hathaway of Westmoreland
and Krystal Whittemore of Gallatin; a brother, Herbert Maynard of Cross
Plains; and three sisters, Lucy Kemper of Smithville, Tenn., Lynn Smith
of Gallatin and Sue Carver of Mt. Juliet; 15 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, John G. Maynard and Annie Pryor
Christine Faires Richey
Funeral service for Christine Faires Richey, 72, of Castalian Springs,
is at 2 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 1, 2001, at the Chapel of Alexander Funeral
Home with Bro. Andrew Higgins officiating. Interment is at Sumner Memorial
Mrs. Richey died Thursday, Nov. 29, 2001. Visitation is from Friday,
Nov. 30 from 5-8 p.m. and Saturday from 11 a.m. until the service.
She was the daughter of the late Auzie F. Faires and Estelle Hardin
Mrs. Richey is survived by two sons, Paul F. (Deborah) Richey, of Goodlettsville,
and David F. (Karen) Richey, of Hendersonville; two daughters; Ruth F.
Gaston of Castalian Springs, and Janice E. (Robert) Montgomery, of Adolphus,
Ky.; brother, Frank D. Faires of Chattanooga; sister, Sandra J. Dunn of
Cartersville, Ga.; and 12 grandchildren.
Funeral services for Mont Shannon, 57, of Quinlan, Texas, and Hendersonville,
are 10 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 1, 2001, in the Wieland Church of Christ with
Delton Alexander officiating. Interment will follow in the Wieland Cemetery.
The family will receive friends Friday, Nov. 30 from 5-8 p.m. at Anderson
Clayton Brothers Funeral Home in Terrell, Texas.
Mr. Shannon was born Jan. 22, 1944 in Nashville to the late Stanton
and Ann (Comer) Shannon and passed away Nov. 29, 2001, in Dallas. He was
a member of the Wieland Church of Christ and worked at Boles Children’s
Home as a house parent and in maintenance since 1993. He was married to
the former Linda Larger on March 11, 1979 in Hendersonville.
Survivors include his wife, Linda Shannon of Quinlan; daughter, Stephanie
Shannon of Quinlan; son, Brian Shannon of Quinlan; brothers, Bill Shannon
and wife Karen of Hendersonville, and Robert Shannon and his Kathy of Hendersonville;
sisters, Cindy Bowen and husband William of Hendersonville, and Melissa
Gresham and husband Jimmy of Hendersonville; and numerous nieces, nephews
and other relatives.
Memorials can be made to Boles Children’s Home, 7065 Love, Quinlan,
Robert H. Eddings
Funeral services for Robert H. Eddings, 80, of Westmoreland, are at
noon, Friday, Dec. 7, 2001 (today), at Westmoreland United Methodist Church
with Rev. Jim Fields and Michael Calvert officiating. Interment is at Nashville
Mr. Eddings died Dec. 5, 2001, at the Westmoreland Care and Rehabilitation
He was born April 14, 1921, in Westmoreland, the son of the late Monroe
Eddings and Hattie Troutt Eddings. Mr. Eddings was a retired Postmaster
at Westmoreland Post Office, a member of the Westmoreland United Methodist
Church, Westmoreland VFW and a World War II Veteran.
He was preceded in death by wife, Catherine (Kay) Eddings and sons,
Robert Eddings, Jr. and David Eddings.
Mr. Eddings is survived by daughters, Teresa Eddings of Houston, and
Cathy (Michael) Calvert of Westmoreland; and grandsons, Rob, Justin and
Anderson and Woodard Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Erby Elease Stewart
Funeral services for Erby Elease Stewart, 79, are 2 p.m., Friday, Dec.
7, 2001 (today), at Cole and Garrett Funeral Home in Goodlettsville with
Pastor Tim Grubbs officiating. Interment is at Spring Hill Cemetery in
Madison with family and friends serving as pallbearers.
Visitation is Friday, Dec. 7 (today) from 10 a.m. until time of service.
Mrs. Stewart died Dec. 6, 2001.
She is survived by sons, Wayne Stewart and Danny Davenport; nine grandchildren
and four great-grandchildren.
Services for Bobby Royce Parrish Jr. 35, of White House are 10:30 a.m.
Saturday, Dec. 8, 2001, at Cole and Garrett Funeral Home. Burial is in
Oakdale Cemetery in Lafayette with friends and relatives serving as pallbearers.
Visitation is Friday, Dec. 7 (today) from 2-4 p.m. and 6-9 p.m. at
the funeral home.
Mr. Parrish died Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2001.
He is survived by his mother, Jo Ann McMurtry; father, Bobby Parrish
Sr.; sisters, Theresa McWorter and Nancy Able; and brothers, Eddie Broadrick,
Rickie White, Danny McMurtry and Jacky McMurtry.
Services for Dalton Rhea Taylor, 84, of Gallatin are 11 a.m. Saturday,
Dec. 8, 2001, at Woodbine Funeral Home, Nolensville Road, Nashville with
Rev. Jack Goodwin officiating. Burial is at Woodlawn Cemetery.
Visitation is Friday, Dec. 7 (today) from 1-9 p.m. and Saturday, Dec.
8 from 9-11 a.m.
Mr. Taylor died Thursday, Dec. 6, 2001, at Sumner Regional Medical
He is survived by his wife, Mai Goings Taylor of Gallatin, step-children,
Pat Martino Jr. of Bristol, Tenn., Kathy Cunningham of Mt. Juliet, Patricia
Norfleet of Hillsboro, Tenn., Barbara Hunter of Portland, and Rocky Martino
of Gallatin; 16 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; sisters, Micky Taylor
of Hendersonville and Juanita Bradford of Castalian Springs; and brother,
John Taylor of Hendersonville.