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Lloyd Comer

Lloyd Comer, age 87, of Lawrenceburg, Tennessee, died Friday, May 16, 2008 at his residence in Lawrenceburg.  He was educated in the public schools of Lawrence County, Martin Methodist College, the University of Tennessee, and Nashville School of Law with a Doctrine of Jurisprudence.  He was a veteran of WW2 in the 808 Tank Destroyer US Third Army Invasion of France Battle of the Bulge and received the Bronze Star Award.  He was Commander of American Legion Post 63 and President of Lawrenceburg Lions Club.  He also served as Juvenile Judge, Probate Judge, and General Sessions Judge of Lawrence County.  Mr. Comer was also a 32nd Degree Mason with 50 years service and a Shriner, served as a member of the Board of Trustees for the Tennessee Baptist Children’s Homes.  He was also a lifelong Baptist and member of Immanuel Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Velma “Ikie” Bryant Comer of Lawrenceburg.  One son, David Comer of Lawrenceburg.  One Daughter, Betsy Comer Bishop of Lawrenceburg. One Sister, Eythel Danley of Birmingham, Ala.  3 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren survive.  Family will receive friends from 5 to 8 pm Saturday, May 17.  Funeral service will be at Neal Funeral Home at 4pm Sunday May 18 with Gary Anderson and Steve Clark officiating.  Interment will be at Mimosa Cemetery in Lawrenceburg.

Carl Lumpkins, age 62, of Lawrenceburg, Tennessee, died Wednesday, May 14, 2008, at Centennial Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee.  She was a native of Hattiesburg, Mississippi and a homemaker.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Cephus and Verona Beasley Long, one daughter, Crystal Lumpkins, one sister, Sue Cullpepper, and three brothers, Nathaniel Long, Joe Long, and Huey Long.

She is survived by her husband Ed Lumpkins of Lawrenceburg.

4 sons, Edward Lumpkins of Cumming, Ga. Eric Lupkins of Lawrenceburg, Timothy Lumpkins of Lawrenceburg, Markus Lumpkins of Lawrenceburg.

7 Daughters, Cynthia Gleason of Petal, Ms., Nancy Lyon of Abelene, Tx., Sandra Harris of Moselle, Ms., Barbara Dyer of Ethridge, Tn., Roxanne Hennis of Hattiesburg, Ms., Shawn Lumpkins of Lawrenceburg, and Ivorie Lumpkins of Lawrenceburg.

One sister, Emily Overman of Durham, NC.

Two brother, John Long of Hattiesburg, Ms., Claudie Long of Hattiesburg, Ms.

19 grandchildren, one great grandchild and several nieces and nephews survive.

Arrangements are being handled by Neal Funeral Home.  Family will receive friends from 5 to 7pm Friday May 16.  Funeral service will be at Neal Funeral Home at 3pm Saturday May 17 with Thomas Williams officiating.  Interment will be at Mt Ararat Cemetery in Lawrence County.

Dwight Allen Stephenson

   Dwight Allen Stephenson, age 57, of Lawrenceburg, passed away Wednesday, May 14, 2008.

   A native of Lawrence County, Stephenson was a former employee of Hughes Parker Industry and member of Mt. Zion United Methodist Church.

   Survivors include wife Elizabeth Stephenson of Lawrenceburg; son Jason Stephenson of Lawrenceburg; sister Virginia Stephenson of Lawrenceburg; brother William Stephenson of Lawrenceburg. Four grandchildren also survive.
   Funeral services will be conducted at Neal Funeral Home at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, May 18, 2008,  with Larry Liles and Jesse Cozart officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. Zion cemetery.

   Neal Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

 

Rosina Brink Beuerlein

  Rosina Brink Beuerlein, age 95, of Lawrenceburg, passed away Tuesday, May 13, 2008.

   A native of Lawrence County, Beuerlein was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, the Ladies Guild, Lawrenceburg Home Demonstration Club and Flower Lovers Club.

   Survivors include sons James Beuerlein of Ohio, Alan Beuerlein of Arizona, and Harold Beuerlein of Waverly; daughters Mary Mitchell of Nashville and Margaret Reeves of Loretto. Eleven grandchildren and six great grandchildren also survive.

   Visitation with the family will be from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. Thursday, May 15, 2008, at Neal Funeral Home with a Rosary Service to be held at 7:00 p.m.

   Funeral services will be conducted at Sacred Heart Catholic Church at 10:30 a.m. Friday, May 16, 2008, with Richard Buchignani officiating. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery.

   Neal Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

Jerry Wayne Tays

  Jerry Wayne Tays, age 60, of St. Joesph, passed away Tuesday, May 13, 2008.

   A native of Loretto, Tays was a retired welder and pipe fitter, a member of Mount Nebo Cumberland Presbyterian Church, a U.S. Army veteran, a Mason, a Shriner, and a member of the Local 572 Steam Fitters Union.

   Survivors include son Corey Tays of Leoma; daughter Andrea Abercrombie of Loretto; sisters Linda Pesnell and Kathy Shaw, both of St. Joseph. One grandchild also survives.

   Visitation with the family will be from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m. Wednesday at Greenhill Funeral Home.

   Funeral services will be conducted at Greenhill Funeral Home with Corey Tays officiating.

Rosalia Olivia Henkel

   Rosalia Olivia Henkel, age 97, of Loretto, passed away Tuesday, May 13, 2008.

   A native of Ohio, Henkel was a homemaker and a member of Loretto Sacred Heart Catholic Church.

   Survivors include brother Safern Henkel of Loretto.

   Visitation with the family will be from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 14, 2008, at Loretto Memorial Chapel. A prayer service will be conducted at 7:00 p.m.

   Funeral services will be conducted at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, May 15, 2008, at Loretto Sacred Heart Church with Sunny Joseph and Sammy Beckman officiating. Burial will follow at Loretto Sacred Heart Cemetery.

   Loretto Memorial Chapel is in charge of all arrangements.

Melissa Ann Thigpen Goode

   Melissa Ann “Lucy” Thigpen Goode, age 95 of Lawrenceburg passed away Monday, May 12, 2008.

   A native of Lauderdale County, Alabama, Goode was retired from Kay Windsor and a member of Salem Church of Christ.

   Survivors include sister Martha Wesley of Lawrenceburg.

   Visitation with the family will be from 5:00 until 9:00 p.m. Tuesday, May 13, 2008, at Neal Funeral Home.

   Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 14, 2008, at Salem Church of Christ with Andrew Brown, Bill Brazier and Fulton Smith officiating. Burial will follow at Pleasant Grove Cemetery.

   Neal Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

 

Houston Kruz Kelley

   Houston Kruz Kelley, infant son of Keshia Roberts and Brandon Kelley of Loretto, passed away Thursday, May 1, 2008.

   In addition to his parents, Kelley is survived by sisters Kylie Garland of Loretto and Cameron Kelley of Florence; brothers Kainana Roberts of Loretto and Hunter Kelley of Lawrenceburg; maternal grandparents Nelso and Amanda Dollar of Five Points, and Thomas and Donna Mitchell of Loretto; paternal grandmother Shelby Jewel Patton of Loretto.

   Graveside services will be held at 12:00 p.m. Friday, May 2, 2008, at Wolf Creek Cemetery with Steve Gerhart officiating.

 

Robert Winston White

   Robert Winston “Whimpy” White, age 69, of Greenfield, Indiana, passed away Thursday, May 1, 2008.

   A native of Lawrence County, White was retired from Chrysler Corporation in Michigan.

   Survivors include wife Carol of Indiana; son Douglas White of Indiana; daughter Lisa Miller of Lawrenceburg; brothers Mac White and Dwight White of Loretto and Gene White of Leoma; sister Joyce Byrd of Columbia. Two grandchildren also survive.

   Visitation with the family will from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Friday, May 2,2008, at Loretto Memorial Chapel.

   Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home at 2:00 p.m. Friday with Morland Ezell and Sammy Beckman officiating. Burial will follow at Center Point Methodist Cemetery.

   Loretto Memorial Chapel is in charge of all arrangements.

 

Leo Cox

  Leo Cox, age 83, of Five Points, passed away Monday, April 28, 2008.

   A native of Lawrence County, Cox was retired from MGH Wholesale, an ordained deacon and member of Centerpoint Baptist Church.

   Survivors include wife Nella Mae Akins Cox of Five Points; daughters Patricia Howell of Five Points and Kathy Landrum of Florence; son Donald Cox of Five Points; sisters Ruth Chance of Columbia and Joanne Cleveland of Loretto. Six grandchildren and five great grandchildren also survive.

   Visitation with the family will be from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. Thursday, April 30, 2008, at Neal Funeral Home.

   Funeral services will be conducted at Centerpoint Baptist Church at 2:00 p.m., Friday, May 2, 2008, with Thomas Mattox officiating. Burial will follow at Bonnertown Cemetery. The body will lie in state at the church from 1:00 until the service at 2:00 p.m.

   Neal Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

William Dendon Grisham

   William Dendon “Denny” Grisham, age 55, of Nashville passed away Thursday, April 24, 2008.

   A native of Lawrenceburg, Grisham was employed by Stauffer Chemical Company.

   He is survived by brother Robert Grisham, Jr., of Lawrenceburg.

   Visitation with the family will be from 1:00 until 2:45 p.m. Wednesday, April 30, 2008, at Neal Funeral Home. Graveside services will follow at 3:00 p.m. at Lawrence County Memorial Gardens with Jeremiah Tatum and Jack Heffington officiating.

   Neal Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

Walter Wayne Davis

   Walter Wayne Davis, age 56, of St. Joseph passed away Friday, April 25, 2008.

   A native of Lauderdale County, Alabama, Davis was employed through Lawrence County Public Transportation Service, served as treasurer of St. Joseph Fire Department and Rescue Squad, and was a member of Faith Baptist Church.

   Survivors include brothers Paul Davis of Arkansas and George Davis of Lawrenceburg; sisters Emma Jean Walters of Five Points and Martha Faye Hillis of Arkansas.

   Visitation with the family will be from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 29, 2008, at Faith Baptist Church. Funeral services will then begin at 1:00 p.m., with Steve Headrick and Charlie Dover officiating. Burial will be at Liberty Grove Cemetery.

 

Fannie Irene Miller

Fannie Irene Waits Miller, age 88, of Pulaski, formerly of Lawrenceburg, passed away Monday, April 28, 2008.

A native of Lawrence County, Alabama, Miller was retired from Maremont Corporation and a member of Pulaski First Baptist Church.

Survivors include husband Ernest E. “Junior” Miller of Pulaski; daughter Shirley Shaddix of Lawrenceburg; brothers Ronald and Tommie Waits of Ethridge; sisters Jean Jones and Gerry Leding of Hermitage, Rubye Lee and Anna Ruth "Sue" Downing of Florida, Johnny Adair and Adean Wiley of Michigan. One granddaughter also survives.

Visitation with the family will be from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 30, 2008, at Neal Funeral Home.

Funeral will be conducted at the funeral home at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, May 1, 2008, with David Adair officiating. Burial will follow at t Lawrence County Memorial Gardens.

Neal Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements

 

 

 

Paul Junior VanVickle

   Paul Junior Van Vickle, age 85, of Lawrenceburg, passed away Monday, April 21, 2008.

   A native of Newman, Illinois, VanVickle was a retired insurance agent, a member of the Masonic Lodge, Cumberland Presbyterian Church, and a World War II Navy Veteran.

   Survivors include wife Frances Danley VanVickle of Lawrenceburg; sons Ron VanVickle and Dan VanVickle of Lawrenceburg; grandchildren Paul Rhett VanVickle, Lyndsay Fukai and Hays VanVickle of Lawrenceburg.

   Visitation with the family will be from 1:00 until 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 23, 2008, at Neal Funeral Home.

   Graveside services will be conducted at 3:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 23, 2008, at Lawrence County Memorial Gardens with Phillip Summerall officiating.

   Memorial donations may be made to Cumberland Presbyterian Church or the National Parkinson Foundation.

 

Oneida Phillips Moore

   Oneida Phillips Moore, age 86, of Iron City, passed away Wednesday, April 23, 2008.

   Visitation with the family will be from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m. Thursday, April 24, 2008, at Greenhill Funeral Home.

   Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home at 1:00 p.m. Friday, April 25, 2008, with burial to follow at Hollis Cemetery.

   Greenhill Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

 

Frances O' Connor Brink

   Frances O’Connor Brink, age 93, of Lawrenceburg, passed away Monday, April 21, 2008.

   A native of Loretto, Brink was a homemaker, an artist, a member of the Little Flowers Study Club, East Lawrenceburg Home Demonstration Club, Flowers Lovers Club, Lawrence County Arts Commission, Sacred Heart Catholic Church, and Sacred Heart Ladies Guild.

   Survivors include daughters Sister Mary Janice Brink of Knoxville and Bernadette Schafer of Murfreesboro; sons Walter Brink of Nashville and Louis and Richard Brink of Lawrenceburg; sister Kathy Black of Houston. Six grandchildren and seven great grandchildren also survive.

   Visitation with the family will be from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 22, 2008, at Neal Funeral Home, with a rosary service to begin at 7:00 p.m.

   Funeral services will be conducted at Sacred Heart Catholic Church at 3:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 23, 2008, with Richard Buchignani officiating. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery.

   Memorial donations may be made to Sacred Heart School.

 

Frances Irene Windham Bilbrey

   Frances Irene Windham Bilbrey, age 64, of Lawrenceburg passed away Wednesday, April 23, 2008.

   A native of Mississippi, Bilbrey was a disabled homemaker and a member of Pulaski Street Church of Christ.

   Survivors include husband Grady S. Bilbrey Sr., of Lawrenceburg; sons Grady Bilbrey Jr., of Lawrenceburg and Kevin Bilbrey of Nashville; daughter Kimberly Brown of Lawrenceburg; brothers Curtis Windham of Alabama, John Windham of Mississippi and Joe Windham of Michigan; sister Leora Hogue of Georgia. Three grandchildren also survive.

   Funeral services will be conducted Friday, April 25, 2008, at Pulaski Street Church of Christ with Jeremiah Tatum officiating. A second service will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 29, 2008, at R.B.S. Church of Christ in Red Boiling Springs with Jimmy Cook officiating.

   Memorial donations may be made to the family through Pulaski Street Church of Christ.

 

Corine Qualls

   Corine Qualls, age 69, of Illinois, originally from Lawrence County, passed away Friday, April 18, 2008.

   Survivors include daughters Paula Jones and Tammy Barker of Illinois; son David McGill Of Illinois; sisters Lorine Clayton, Faye Matlock and Clidene Kildrew. Ten grandchildren and seven great grandchildren also survive.

   Visitation with the family will be from 12:30 until 2:00 p.m.Tuesday, April 22, 2008, at Neal Funeral Home. Funeral services will immediately follow with Bobby Gobble officiating. Burial will be at Pleasant Grove Cemetery.

   Neal Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

 

Christopher Alan Cliburn

   Christopher Alan Cliburn, age 35, of Lawrenceburg, passed away Wednesday, April 23, 2008.

   A native of Lawrence County, Cliburn was an instructor at Forsythe Technical Community College in North Carolina.

   Survivors include father Henry Cliburn, Jr., of Lawrenceburg; mother and step father Janey and Mike Kelley of Murfreesboro; brothers Matt Cliburn of New Jersey and Patrick Kelley of Murfreesboro;  paternal grandparents Evelyn and Henry Cliburn Sr. of New Prospect; maternal grandparents Bill and Peggy McMasters of Lawrenceburg.

   Visitation with the family will be from 4:00 until 7:00 p.m. Friday, April 25, 2008, at Neal Funeral Home.

   The family has planned a private service. Burial will be at Lawrence County Memorial Gardens.

   Neal Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

 

Anna Deloris Skirvin

   Anna Deloris Skirvin, age 70, of Lawrenceburg, passed away Wednesday, April 23, 2008.

   Survivors include brother Roy Skirvin of Lawrenceburg.

   Visitation with the family will be from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. Sunday, April 27, 2008, at First Assembly of God.

   Graveside will be conducted at 4:00 p.m. Monday, April 28, 2008, at Kidd Cemetery with Eddie Rogers officiating.

   Memorial donations will be accepted by the family to assist with burial expenses.

   Rose of Sharon Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

 

Allegra Leah Pigg Huntly

   Allegra Leah Pigg Huntly, age 50, of Lawrenceburg, passed away Monday, April 21, 1008.

   A native of Wayne County, Huntly was an assembly line worker with Auto Parts Manufacturer and attended Mars Hill Baptist Church.

   Survivors include daughter Leslie Fox of Lawrenceburg; mother Carolyn Kelso of Lawrenceburg; father John Pigg Jr., of Killen; sister Beverly Hutton of Lawrenceburg.

   Visitation with the family will be from 6:00 until 9:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 22, 2008, Shackelford Funeral Home. Visitation will continue on Wednesday beginning at 10:00 a.m. with funeral services to begin at 3:00 p.m. David Gallaher will officiate. Burial will be at Lawrence County Memorial Gardens.

 

Johnny Wade Womble

   Johnny Wade Womble, age 58, passed away Thursday, April 17, 2008.

   A native of Giles County, Womble was a truck driver.

   Survivors include wife Glenda Womble of Giles County; sons Larry Womble and Gerald Womble, both of Rose Hill; brother Kenneth Womble of Ethridge; sisters Donna Clifft of Ethridge, Betty Shultz of Texas, Wanda Bennett of Franklin, Helen Gwin and Joyce Womble, both of Ethridge, and Pam Peters of Lawrenceburg. Two grandchildren also survive.

   Visitation with the family will be from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. Friday, April 18, 2008, at Carr and Erwin Funeral Home.

   Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, April 19, 2008. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery.

 

Ricky Lee Davenport

  Ricky Lee Davenport, age 47, of Summertown, passed away Thursday, April 17, 2008.

   A native of Lawrence County, Davenport was a current member of the Lawrence County School Board and a member of Sandy Hook Church of Christ.

   Survivors include wife Tammy Konig Davenport of Summertown; daughters Julie Davenport and Mary Davenport, both of Summertown; mother Jane Davenport of Summertown; sisters Stephanie Davenport and Valerie Riddle, both of Summertown.

   Visitation with the family will be from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m. Friday, April 18, 2008, at Neal Funeral Home.

   Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, April 19, 2008, with Jeff Waldrop officiating. Burial will follow at Konig Cemetery.

 

Willie Sebastian Hollman

   Willie Sebastian Hollman, age 95, of Loretto, passed away Monday, April 14, 2008.

   A native of Saint Joseph, Hollman was a farmer and a member of Loretto Church of Christ.

   Survivors include sons David Hollman of Texas, Kenneth Hollman of Murfreesboro, Doy Hollman of Nashville and Neil Hollman of Franklin; daughter Edith Benson of Texas. Eight grandchildren and fourteen great-grandchildren also survive.

   Visitation with the family will be from 6:00 until 9:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 15, 2008, at Loretto Memorial Chapel.

   Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home at 3:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 16, 2008, with Doy Hollman, Danny Pettus, and Matt Hollman officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. Zion Cemetery.

   The family requests that memorial donations be made to:  Willie S. & Ethel Hollman Scholarship account 525 2nd Ave. Loretto High School in Loretto, TN, 38469.

   Loretto Memorial Chapel is in charge of all arrangements.

Charles David Joiner Sr.

   Charles David Joiner Sr., age 72, of Five Points, passed away Monday, April 14, 2008.

   A native of Alabama, Joiner was a retired cattle farmer and businessman, member of the Lawrence-Wayne Cattlemen's Association and a member of Lawrenceburg First Baptist Church.

   Survivors include wife Marion Fowler Joiner of Five Points; daughter Kristina Hindman of Nashville; sons Charles Joiner and Willie Joiner, both of Alabama; mother Birdie Joiner of Alabama; brother Condred Joiner of Alabama. Six grandchildren also survive.

   Visitation with the family will be from 5:00 until 9:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 16, 2008, at Neal Funeral Home.

   Funeral services will be conducted at Lawrenceburg First Baptist Church at 3:00 p.m. Thursday, April 17, 2008, with Bill Betts and Tony Gordy officiating. The body will lie-in-state from 2:00 until 3:00 p.m. at the church. Burial will follow at Bonnertown Cemetery.

   Neal Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

 

Charles Donald Chadd

   Charles Donald Chadd, age 79, of Lawrenceburg, passed away Friday, April 11, 2008.

   A native of Indiana, Chadd was retired from the U.S. Amry and Murray, Inc., a member of the American Legion and V.F.W., and a member of the Methodist faith.

   Survivors include daughter Donna Chadd of Virginia; son Charles Chadd of Virginia; step son Mark Hobbs of Memphis; sisters Melba Chadd, Mary Jones and Naomi Miller, all of Indiana, and Ruth Shultz of Missouri; brothers Richard Chadd and Ronald Chadd, both of Indiana.

   Graveside services will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Monday, April 14, 2008, at Lawrence County Memorial Gardens, with Wayne Martin officiating. There will be no visitation.

   Neal Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

 

Edward Stephenson

   Edward “Ed” Stephenson, age 83, of Lawrenceburg, passed away Sunday, April 13, 2008.

   A native of Lawrence County, Stephenson was retired from Murray, Inc., and a member of Mt. Zion United Methodist Church.

   Survivors include wife Margaret; sons William Stephenson and Dwigh Stephenson; daughter Virginia Stephenson; brother James Stephenson; sister Sue Whitsett, all of Lawrenceburg. Four grandchildren and nine great grandchildren also survive.

   Visitation with the family will be from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m. Monday, April 14, 2008, at Neal Funeral Home.

   Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 15, 2008, with Jessie Cozart and Larry Liles officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. Zion cemetery.

   Memorial donations may be made to Mt. Zion Methodist Church.

   Neal Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

 

Jack Snyder

   Jack Snyder, age 92, of Lawrenceburg, passed away Saturday, April 12, 2008.

   A native of Ethridge, Snyder was retired from Murray, Inc., and a member of College Place Church of Christ.

   Survivors include wife Letha Snyder of Lawrenceburg; daughter Juanita Insco of Lawrenceburg; son Gerald Snyder of Lawrenceburg; sister Reba Moore of Ethridge. Four grandchildren and seven great grandchildren also survive.

   Visitation with the family will be from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. Sunday, April 13, 2008, at Neal Funeral Home.

   Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home at 11:00 a.m. Monday, April 14, 2008, with Lewis LaCoste officiating. Burial will follow atLawrence County Memorial Gardens.

   Neal Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

 

Marianna Niedergeses Beuerlein

   Marianna Niedergeses Beuerlein, age 93, of Lawrenceburg, passed away Saturday, April 13, 2008.

   A native of Loretto, Beurlein was a homemaker, a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church and the Lady's Guild.

   Survivors include daughters Virginia Garland of Georgia, Delores Dockum of Hermitage and Ruth Stewart of Lawrenceburg; sons Tommy Beuerlein of Lawrenceburg and Larry Beuerlein of Georgia; sister Elenora Williams of Loretto; brother Pauley Niedergeses of Lawrenceburg. Eleven grandchildren and eighteen great grandchildren also survive.

   Visitation with the family will be from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m. Monday, April 14, 2008, at Neal Funeral Home, with a Rosary Service to be held at 7:00 p.m.

   Funeral services will be conducted at Sacred Heart Catholic Church at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 15, 2008, with Richard Buchignani officiating. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery.

   Memorial donations may be made to the Education Foundation of Sacred Heart Catholic Church.

 

Virgil Leon Beard

   Virgil Leon Beard, age 61, of Leoma, passed away Sunday, April 13, 2008.

   A native of Lawrenceburg, Beard was disabled and a member of Pine Grove Baptist Church.

   Survivors include wife Gracie Hartsfield Beard of Leoma; sons Tony Lee Beard of Loretto and Matt Beard of Leoma; daughter Leona Bradley of Iron City; sisters Betty Austin of Lawrenceburg, Ruby Thomas and Elaine Watson of Culleoka, and Josephine Raider of Shelbyville. Five grandchildren also survive.

   Visitation with the family will be from 6:00 until 9:00 p.m. Monday, April 14, 2008, at Loretto Memorial Chapel.

   Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, April 15, 2008, with Matt Beard and Richard Fox officiating. Burial will follow at Second Creek Cemetery.

   Loretto Memorial Chapel is in charge of all arrangements.

 

Mary Kathryn Guyton

   Mary Kathryn Guyton, age 81, of Lawrenceburg, passed away Friday, April 11, 2008.

   A native of Lawrence County, Guyton was a retired cashier from Lawrenceburg Health Food Store and a member of the New Prospect Church of Christ.

   Survivors include daughters Jane Gieske of Loretto and Lynn Fox of Lawrenceburg; brother Lanny Kelly of Alabama. Three grandchildren also survive.

   Visitation with the family will be from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. Saturday, April 12, 2008, at the Neal Funeral Home.

   Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home at 3:00 p.m. Sunday, April 13,  with Leslie Shaderick officiating. Burial will follow at Shaw Cemetery.

   Neal Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

 

Doris Ezell Dickey

   Doris Ezell Dickey, age 68, of Ethridge, passed away Thursday, April 10, 2008.

   A native of Alabama, Dickey was retired from CJ Manufacturing and a member of Leoma Church of Christ.

   Survivors include daughter Shari Martin of Nashville; son Larry Calton of Florida; sister Charlotte Glass of Lawrenceburg; brothers Kenneth Ezell of Texas, Bobby Ezell of Franklin, Gerald Ezell and Billy Ezell both of Lawrenceburg. Two grandchildren and one great grandchild also survive.

   Visitation with the family will be from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. Saturday, April 13, 2008, at Neal Funeral Home.

   Graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, April 14, 2008, at Liberty Hill Cemetery with Willie Hamblen and Rodney Livingtson officiating.

   Neal Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

 

Doyle Ray Smith

   Doyle Ray Smith, age 61, of Greenhill, passed away Thursday, April 10, 2008.

   A native of Alabama, Smith was retired from Genesco and a member of the Stutts Road Church of Christ.

   Survivors include wife Lois Reeves Smith of Greenhill, brother Gaylon Smith of Clarksville; sisters Diane Fisher of Lawrenceburg, Linda Green of Chattanooga, and Della Hughes of Illinois; half sister Lottie Williamson of Indiana.

   Visitation with the family will be from 4:00 until 9:00 p.m. Friday, April 11, 2008, at Greenhill Funeral Home.

   Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, April 12, 2008, with Charles Kretzer officiating.

 

Imanell Clifton

   Imanell Clifton, age 75, of Lawrenceburg, passed away Monday, April 7, 2008.

   A native of Lawrence County, Clifton was retired from Salant and Salant and a member of Crewstown Church of Christ.

   Survivors include daughters Patricia Mayfield, Judy Perry, Joyce Clayton, Donna Clifton and Kaye Hunter; sons Thomas, Johnny, Jimmy and Randy Clifton; sister Jo Leeper; brothers Donnie and Danny Osborn, all of Lawrenceburg. Eighteen grandchildren and thirty-two great grandchildren also survive.

   Visitation with the family will be from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 9, 2008, at Neal Funeral Home.

   Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home at 3:00 p.m. Thursday, April 10, 2008, with Jerry Taylor officiating. Burial will follow at Houser Cemetery.

   Neal Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

 

Terry Lynn See

   Terry Lynn See, 47, of Ethridge, passed away Thursday, April 3, 2008.

   See is survived by wife Mary See; daughters Vannie Roland and Sarah Parsons; sons Joseph Parsons, Jason Lynn See, and Justin William See; brothers Mike See and Gary See, both of Alberia, Iowa, and Ed Spangler and Patrick Spangler, both of Ethridge.

   A memorial service will be conducted at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 8, 2008, at the Way Church, 1411 Buffalo Road, Lawrenceburg.

 

Mary Frances Irene Harris Campbell

  Mary Frances Irene Harris Campbell, age 87, of Nashville, passed away Saturday, April 5, 2008.

   A native of Lawrence County, Harris was a retired Hostess for Luby's Cafeteria and a member of the Crieve Hall Church of Christ.

   Survivors include daughter Jane Adams of Georgia; son Dudley Campbell, Jr., of Nashville; sister Dorothy Glass of Lawrenceburg. Two grandchildren also survive.

   Visitation with the family will be from 4:00 until 7:00 p.m. Monday, April 7, 2008, at Neal Funeral Home. Funeral services follow at 7:00 p.m. with Ricky Glass officiating. Burial will be at Kidd Cemetery.

   A Committal service will be held at 4:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 8, 2008, at Kidd Cemetery.

   Neal Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

 

Lonnie Johnson

   Lonnie Johnson, age 74, of St. Joseph, passed away Friday, April 5, 2008.

   Retired from the US Army, Johnson served three terms in Vietnam, attended Loretto United Methodist Church, was a member of the Presbyterian Church and the American Legion. He was one of Lawrence County's most highly decorated Military Veterans having flown over 100 combat missions in Korea and Vietnam, he received two Silver Stars and three bronze stars for valor in combat, he received five purple hearts and many other medals for his outstanding service.

   Survivors include wife Vernell Bosheers Johnson of St. Joseph; sons Joseph Johnson of Texas, Gary Simbeck and Mike Simbeck both of Lawrenceburg, and Steve Simbeck of Loretto; daughters Tina Rigling of Loretto, Sonya Johnson of St. Joseph, Lori Hanael, Carolyn Johnson and Sandra Johnson all of Texas; brother Ray Johnson of Texas; sisters Anna Jackson, Dottie Pardin and Helen Comfort, all of Texas. Seventeen grandchildren and ten great grandchildren also survive.

   Visitation with the family will be from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. Sunday, April 6, 2008, at Greenhill Funeral Home.

   Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home at 3:00 p.m. Monday, April 7, 2008. Burial will follow at Restview Cemetery with full military honors.

 

Dorothy Davis Garner

   Dorothy Davis Garner, age 89, of Lawrenceburg, passed away Saturday, April 5, 2008.

   A native of Lawrence County, Garner was retired from Salant and Salant and a member of Pulaski Church of Christ.

   Survivors include son Steve Davis of Dallas, Texas; step-daughter Nell Davis of Lawrenceburg; step-son Bobby Davis of Loretto; sisters Betty Davis and Jean Fleming of Lawrenceburg; brother Jimmy Smith of Loretto. One step-grandson also survives.

   Visitation with the family will be from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m. Monday, April 7, 2008, at Neal Funeral Home.

   Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 8, 2008. Burial will follow at Second Creek Cemetery.

   Neal Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

 

Cora Lee Smith Lutts

   Cora Lee Smith Lutts, age 105, of Columbia, passed away Saturday, April 5, 2008.

   A native of Alabama, Lutts was a retired employee of a Greyhound Bus Station and a member of Lawrenceburg First Baptist Church.

   Survivors include daughter Mary Smith of Columbia; sister Ora Green of Lawrenceburg; brother Clyde Smith of Lawrenceburg. Twelve grandchildren, twenty-three great grandchildren and eleven great, great grandchildren also survive.

   Visitation with the family will be from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. Sunday, April 6, 2008, at Neal Funeral Home.

   Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home at 3:00 p.m. Monday, April 7, 2008, with Jim Gardener and John Helton officiating. Burial will follow at John Lay Cemetery.

   Neal Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

 

Arlin Ray Pinkard

   Arlin Ray Pinkard, age 75, of Summertown, passed away Friday, April 4, 2008.

   A native of Russellville, Alabama, Pinkard was a retired employee of Forrest Products and of the Baptist faith.

   Survivors include daughter Sandra Pinkard, son Arlin Pinkard, and sister Violet Henson, all of Summertown.

   Visitation with the family will be from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m. Saturday, April 5, 2008, at Neal Funeral Home.

   Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, April 6, 2008, with Eddie Rogers officiating. Burial will follow at John Lay Cemetery.

   Neal Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

 

Annie Mae Bennett Boshers

   Annie Mae Bennett Boshers, age 77, of Summertown, passed away Friday, April 4, 2008.

   A native of Maury County, Bosheers was a homemaker and a member of the Whispering Hills Free Church of God.

   Survivors include daughters Deborah Latham and Sylvia Shelton of Summertown; sons Melvin Bosheers and Jeffery Bosheers of Summertown; sisters Ruby Isabell of Summertown, Ruth Shelton of Flintville and Barbara Bolton of Mt. Pleasant; brothers Billy Bennett of Columbia and Olie Bennett of Mt. Pleasant. Eight grandchildren and eight great grandchildren also survive.

   Visitation with the family will begin at 1:00 p.m. Sunday, April 6, 2008, at Whispering Hills Free Church of God.
Funeral services will be conducted at the church at 1:00 p.m. Monday, April 7, 2008, with Gayle Harris officiating. Burial will follow at Arlington Cemetey.

Opal Mae Hollis Tease

   Opal Mae Hollis Tease, age 89, of Columbia, formerly of Lawrenceburg, passed away Thursday, April 3, 2008.

   A retired nurse’s aid, Tease was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church.

   Survivors include daughters Linda Bishop of Columbia, Joyce Williams of Florida and Gail Brewer of Texas; sons Robert Tease of Rogersville and James Hollis of Lawrenceburg; sister Mary Benham of Nashville. Seventeen grandchildren, twenty-five great grandchildren and two great, great grandchildren also survive.

   Visitation with the family will be from 5:00 until 9:00 p.m. Saturday, April 5, 2008, at Neal Funeral Home.

   Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, April 6, 2008. Burial will follow at Bumpas Cemetery.

   Neal Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

 

Charles H. Bush

   Charles H. Bush, age 70, of Leoma, passed away Saturday, March 29, 2008.

   A native of Lawrence County, Bush was a retired truck driver for Gobble Trucking and a member of Leoma Baptist Church.

   Survivors include wife Louisa Schults Bush of Leoma; daughter Ginger Kelly of Lawrenceburg; son C. H. Bush of Leoma; sister Ann Woodward of Leoma. One grandson also survives.

   A memorial service will be held at a later date. Burial will be at Freeman Cemetery in Leoma.

   Williams Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

   Memorial donations may be made to Leoma Baptist Church Building Fund, #6 Dunn Leoma Rd., Leoma, TN, 38468.

 

Floyd Belew, Jr.

   Floyd Belew Jr., age 81, of Lawrenceburg, passed away Saturday, march 29, 2008.

   A native of Lawrence County, Belew was a retired trucker with Hall and Knox Mining Company and a member of Salem Church of Christ.

   Survivors include son Gary Belew of Lawrenceburg; daughter Kathy Poston of Lawrenceburg; sister Betty Armstrong of Kentucky. Two grandchildren and one great grandchild also survive.

   Visitation with the family will be from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m. Monday, March 31, 2008, at Pettus-Turnbo Funeral Home.

   Funeral will be conducted at the funeral home at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, April 1, 2008, with Bill Brazier officiating. Burial will follow at Lawrence County Memorial Gardens.

   Pettus-Turnbo Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

 

Lena Mae Gulley Ray

   Lena Mae Gulley Ray, 91, of Killen, Alabama, passed away Tuesday, April 1, 2008.

   A native of Lauderdale County, Alabama, Ray was a homemaker and member of the Church Of Christ.

   Survivors include daughter Mary Ann Pigg of Killen; sisters Janie Poss of Athens and Vernice Brown of Lawrenceburg. Three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren also survive.

   Visitation with the family will be from 6:00 until 9:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 2, 2008, at Loretto Memorial Chapel.

   Funeral services be conducted at the funeral home beginning at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, April 3, 2008, with Frank Jamerson officiating. Burial will follow at Corum Cemetery.

   Loretto Memorial Chapel is in charge of all arrangements.

Lermon Porter Clayton

   Lermon Porter “L.P.” Clayton, age 91, of Lawrenceburg, passed away on Sunday, March 30, 2008.

   A native of Lawrence County, Clayton was as farmer and a member of Mt. Lebanon United Methodist Church.

   Survivors include daughter Natalee Perry and Connie Brown; Sons Mathadee Clayton, Donnie Ray Clayton, and James Clayton, all of Lawrenceburg; Sisters Zethel Short of Winchester and Glenna Wimbs of Lawrenceburg. Nine grandchildren, nineteen great grand children and two great, great grandchildren also survive.

   Visitation wit the family will be from 5:00 until 9:00 p.m. Monday, March 31, 2008, at Pettus-Turnbo Funeral Home.

   Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 1, 2008.

   Memorial donations may be made to Mt. Lebanon Cemetery Fund, c/o:  Donnie Clayton, 238 Mt. Lebanon Road, Lawrenceburg, TN, 38464.

Lewis Willard Ray, Jr.

   Lewis Willard Ray, Jr., age 59, of Ethridge, passed away Saturday, March 29, 2008.

   A native of Wayne County, Ray was of the Baptist faith.

   Survivors include daughter Cynthia Waits of Lawrenceburg; son Kevin Ray of Missouri; sisters Carolyn Brown of Rogersville, and Patsy Herman and Debbie Luffman of Lawrenceburg; brother Joel Ray of Manchester. Six grandchildren and one great-grandchild also survive.

   A memorial services for Lewis Willard Ray, Jr., will be announced at a later date.

   Neal Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

Lizzie Mae Pettus Renfro

   Lizzie Mae Pettus Renfro, age 89, of Lawrenceburg, passed away Sunday, March 30, 2008.

   A native of Alabama, Renfro was retired from Crockett Hospital, and a homemaker.

   Survivors include son Bobby Renfro of Lawrenceburg; daughters Shirley Sims of Loretto and Flossie Shelton of Lawrenceburg; sisters Oladean Peters of Columbia, Birdie Harrison of Missouri, and Earlene Price of Lawrenceburg; brother Andrew Graves. Thirteen grandchildren, twenty-eight great grandchildren, and five great, great grandchildren also survive.

   Visitation with the family will be from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 1, 2008, at Pettus-Turnbo Funeral Home.

   Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home Wednesday with T. R. Williams officiating. Burial will follow at Mars Hills Cemetery.

   Pettus-Turnbo Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

Mary Thelma Durrett

   Mary Thelma Durrett, age 86, of Crossville, passed away Saturday, March 29, 2008.

   Durrett was a retired seamstress and a member of the Baptist faith.

   Survivors include daughter Linda Spike of Crossville; brothers Charlie Norwood of Lawrenceburg and Auvin Norwood of Leoma. Four grandchildren and four great grandchildren also urvive.

   Visitation with the family will be from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Monday, March 31, 2008, at Neal Funeral Home.

   Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home at 1:00 p.m. Monday with Garry Spike officiating. Burial will follow at Lawrence County Memorial Gardens.

   Neal Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

Ray Wilburn Brown

   Ray Wilburn Brown, age 57, of Lawrenceburg, died Thursday, March 27, 2008, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville.

   A native of Lawrence County, Brown was disabled and a member of the Church of Jesus Christ Holiness Faith.

   Survivors include sisters Mary Lois Bivens and Doris Jean Bivens of Lawrenceburg; brothers C.W. Brown, Roy Brown, and T.D. Brown, all of Lawrenceburg. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

   Visitation with the family will be from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. Saturday, March 29, 2008, at Neal Funeral Home.

   Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, March 30, 2008, with J.D. Bosheers officiating. Burial will follow at O.K. Cemetery.

   Neal Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

Willard Francis Glover

   Willard Francis Glover, age 86, of Crossville, passed away Thursday, March 27, 2008.

   A native of Lexington, Alabama, Glover was a geologist, served in the US Coast Guard, and was of the Methodist Faith.

   Survivors include Selma Lucille McMasters Glover of Crossville; daughters Rebecca Glover of Oak Ridge and Leslye Stackhouse of Canada; son Glen Glover of Knoxville; sisters Opal Springer and Mabel Johns, both of Lawrenceburg. Two grandchildren also survive.

   Visitation with the family will be from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. Monday, March 31, 2008, at Loretto Memorial Chapel.

   A Masonic graveside service will be conducted at Pettus Cemetery at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, April 1, 2008.

   Loretto Memorial Chapel is in charge of all arrangements.

Jerry Green

   Jerry Green, age 66, of Loretto, passed away Monday, March 24, 2008.

   A native of Loretto, Green was a retired boilermaker for TVA, a member of the Loretto Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus and the Boilermaker Local 455.

   Survivors include wife Joanne McGee Green of Loretto; daughters Kimberly Shultz of Lawrenceburg and Tiffany Godsey of Knoxville; sons Gerald “Bernie” Green, Jr., of Clarksville, Kirk Green of Springfield and Lenny Shawn Green of Lawrenceburg; and brother Kenneth Green of Muscle Shoals. Fourteen grandchildren and two great grandchildren also survive.

   Visitation with the family will be from 4:00 until 9:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 25, 2008, at Neal Funeral Home. A Rosary Service will be held at 7:00 p.m.

   Funeral services will be conducted at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday at Loretto Sacred Heart Catholic Church, with Tommy Joseph and Sammy Beckman officiating. Burial will follow at Sacred Heart Cemetery with full military honors.

   Neal Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

Reverend James A. Bailey

   Reverend James A. Bailey, age 77, of Indianapolis, Indiana, formerly of Loretto, passed away Saturday, March 22, 2008.

   A native of Iron City, Bailey served as pastor for Churches of the Nazarene in both Indiana and Florida.

   Survivors include wife Genell Phillips Bailey; sons Rick and Rev. J. D. Bailey; daughter Debra Sneed, all of Indianapolis; brother Bill Bailey of Leoma; sisters Margie Smith of Loretto, Evie Goodpastor of Indiana, Mitzi Bailey and Betty Cornnachini, both of California. Five grandchildren and five great grandchildren also survive.

   Visitation with the family will be from 10:00 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Friday, March 28, 2008, at Pleasant Point Church of the Nazarene in Leoma. Graveside will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. at Smith Cemetery Friday, with Marcus Wilson officiating.

 

Tony Dale Brown
Tony Dale Brown, age 65, of Bathspring, passed away Wednesday, March 26, 2008.

   A native of Lawrence County, Brown worked at Murray Ohio as well as in the restaurant business.

   Survivors include sons Kent Brown and Christopher Sawyer; daughters Tina Rowell, Christina Hammond and Michelle Shackle; brother Larry Brown. Twenty-three grandchildren and three great grandchildren also survive.

   No services will be held for Brown. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association or the American Diabetes Association.

   Pettus-Turnbo Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

Sandra Lee Lamb

   Sandra Lee Lamb, age 40, of Pulaski, passed away Thursday, March 20, 2008.

   Survivors include Mattie Risner of Pulaski; son James William Harwell, Jr., of Pulaski; daughters Tasha Britton and Tammy Tomerlin, both of Pulaski; brother Steve Dickey of Lawrenceburg; sister Tammy Hennessee of Florence. Two grandchildren also survive.

   Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Monday, March 24, 2008, at Carr and Erwin Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Booth Chapel Cemetery.

Robert Durham, Jr.

   Robert "R. L." Durham, Jr., age 58, of Lawrenceburg, passed away Saturday, March 22, 2008.

   A native of Lewis County, Durham was owner/operator of Durham's Garage, a Vietnam U.S. Army Veteran, and a member of the Church of Christ.

   Survivors include wife Ada "Faye" Durham; daughters Jacquelyn Butler Williams of Columbia, Linda Chapman of Mount Pleasant and Lydia Holden of Summertown; brothers Miley Durham of Lawrenceburg, and Jeff Durham and Theodore Durham of Summertown. Three grandchildren also survive.

   Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. at Oakes and Nichols Funeral Home with Randy Kersey, Jeff Durham, and Theodore Durham officiating.

Osbie Oneal Belew

   Osbie Oneal Belew, age 79, of Lawrenceburg, passed away Saturday, March 22, 2008.

   A native of Lawrence County, Belew worked in highway construction, was retired from Murray Ohio and attended Calvary Hill Church of God.

   Survivors include wife Carol Jaco Belew of Lawrenceburg; daughters Charlotte Smith and Sharon Sharpe, both of Lawrenceburg. Four grandchildren and two great grandchildren also survive.

   Visitation with the family will be from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. Sunday, March 23, 2008, at Pettus-Turnbo Funeral Home.

   Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home at 2:00 p.m. Monday, March 24, 2008, with Donald Goodrum officiating. Burial will follow at Lawrence County Memorial Gardens.

   Pettus-Turnbo Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

Lois Christine Sisk

   Lois Christine Sisk, age 78, of Lawrenceburg, passed away Friday, March 21, 2008.

   A native of Lawrence County, Sisk was a retired employee of Weather and Bag Garment Manufacturing of Nashville and a member of Grace Church of the Nazarene.

   Survivors include brother Milas “Ken” Sisk of Summertown and sisters Ruth Bean of Leoma and Mary Miller of Florida.

   Visitation with the family will be from 5:00 until 9:00 p.m. Sunday, March 23, 2008, at Neal Funeral Home.

   Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home at 11:00 a.m. Monday with Joel Daniel officiating. Burial will follow at Cross Roads Cemetery.

   Neal Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

Kenneth Ray Rigsby

   Kenneth Ray Rigsby, age 64, of Lawrenceburg, passed away Saturday, March 22, 2008.

   A native of Lawrence County, Rigsby was a retired employee of the Lawrence County Highway Department and a Christian.

   Survivors include wife Jo Ann Weathers Rigsby of Lawrenceburg; daughter Ritchie McMahan of Lawrenceburg; and son Chris Rigsby of Murfreesboro.

   Visitation with the family will be from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. Sunday, March 23, 2008, at Neal Funeral Home.

   Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home beginning at 1:00 p.m. Monday, March 24, 2008, with Tony Morgan and Donald Goodrum officiating. Burial will follow at Lawrence County Memorial Gardens.

   Neal Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

Christy Mechelle Appleton

   Christy Mechelle Appleton, age 34, of Florence, passed away Sunday, March 23, 2008.

   A native of Lauderdale County, Alabama, Appleton was a homemaker and a member of the Church of Christ.

   Survivors include daughter Dezirae Mechelle Johnson of Florence; mother Sheila Ghrigsby Simpson of Lawrenceburg; father and step-mother Larry and Kathy Simpson of Rogersville; sister Shanna Faulk of Athens; brothers Michael Simpson of St. Joseph, Joshua and Johnathan Simpson of Rogersville; grandparents Herbert and Geneva Peck Simpson of Killen, Alabama.

   Visitation with the family will be from 5:00 until 9:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 25, 2008, Loretto Memorial Chapel.

   Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 26, 2008, with Tim Grigsby and Greg Dial officiating. Burial will follow at Center Hill Church of Christ Cemetery.

   Loretto Memorial Chapel is in charge of all arrangements.

 

Ava Nell Robinson Wilson

   Ava Nell Robinson Wilson passed away Friday, March 21, 2008.

   A native of Lawrence County, Wilson is survived by daughters Jenell Young, Georgia Shannon, and Lee Collum; son Joe Wilson; and brother Lee Robinson. Several grandchildren and great grandchildren also survive.

   Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, March 26, 2008, at Second Creek Baptist Church. Burial will follow at the church cemetery.

Frances Louise Francis

   Frances Louise Francis, age 72, of Westmoreland, passed away Friday, March 21, 2008.

   A native of the Liberty Hill Community, Francis was retired from American Greeting Card Company and a member of the Union Valley Baptist Church.

   Survivors include son Vance Francis of Lafayette; brother David Rose of Pulaski; sisters Bernice Nelson, Geneva Holland, Linda Brock all of Ethridge and Iva Mae Rose of Pulaski. Five great grandchildren also survive.

   Visitation with the family will be from 4:00 until 9:00 p.m. Saturday, March 22, 2008, at Carr and Erwin Funeral Home in Pulaski.

   Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, March 23, 2008. Burial will follow at Lynnwood Cemetery.

 

Shirley Jean Copeland

   Shirley Jean Copeland, age 67, of Lawrenceburg, passed away Wednesday, March 19, 2008.

   A native of Lawrenceburg, Copeland was a member of the Church of Christ.

   Survivors include sons Jeffery Copeland, Jimmy Copeland and Joseph Copeland, all of Lawrenceburg; sisters Maxine Chapman and Carol Stevens, both of Summertown; brothers Cecil Calton of Missouri and Jimmy Calton of Summertown. Four grandchildren and one great grandchild also survive.

   Visitation with the family will be from 1:00 until 3:00 p.m. Saturday, March 22, 2008, at Neal Funeral Home. Graveside services will follow at 3:00 p.m. at Bumpas Cemetery.

   Neal Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

Frances Budniak

   Frances Budniak, age 97, of Waverly, formerly of Lawrenceburg, passed away Tuesday, March 18, 2008.

   A native of Ohio, Budniak was a homemaker and a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church.

   Survivors include daughter Therese “Terry” Lee of Waverly; son Thomas of Kentucky;  sisters Olga Armour and Clara Dabrowski, both of Ohio. Four grandchildren, nine great grandchildren and one great, great grandchild also survive.

   Visitation with the family will be from 3:00 until 8:00 p.m. Friday, March 21, 2008, at Neal Funeral Home.

   Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, March 22, 2008, with Richard Buchagnani officiating. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery.

   Neal Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

Evelyn James Allen

   Evelyn James Allen, age 83, of Lawrenceburg, passed away Wednesday, March 19, 2008.

   A native of Georgia, Allen was a homemaker, a member of the First United Methodist Church, a member of the Tennessee Valley Jamboree and the Home Demonstration Club. She was also a correspondent for the Democrat-Union and organized the Children's Fellowship at First United Methodist Church.

   Survivors include daughter Darlene Allen of Lawrenceburg; son David Allen of Lawrenceburg; sister Patricia Dean of Georgia; brothers Elsworth James of South Carolina and Donald James of Georgia. Three grandchildren and two great grandchildren also survive.

   Visitation with the family will be from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m. Friday, March 21, 2008, at Neal Funeral Home.

   Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, March 22, 2008, with Jim Gardener officiating. Burial will follow at Lawrence County Memorial Gardens.

   Neal Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

Deborah Ruth Mangrum

   Deborah Ruth Mangrum, age 53, of Lawrenceburg, passed away Wednesday, March 19, 2008.

   A production planner with Teladyne in Lewisburg, Mangrum is survived by her mother, Clara Scott Dagley of Lawrenceburg; brother David Scott of Alabama; and sister Becky Oakley of Alabama.

   Visitation with the family will be from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. Friday, March 21, 2008, at Carr and Erwin Funeral Home.  

   Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, March 22, 2008, with John Rushing, Tom Oakley, and Don Goodrum officiating. Burial will follow in Scotts Hill Cemetery.

   Donations may be made to the family through the Bank of Frankewing.

 

Jack Scudder

   Jack Scudder, age 89, of Ethridge, passed away Sunday, March 16, 2008.

   A native of New Hampshire, Scudder was a U.S. Army veteran, a tool and die maker and a member of the Henryville United Methodist Church.

   Survivors include wife Mary Scudder of Ethridge; sons James Scudder of California and Gary Scudder of Millington; daughters Judy Smith of Lawrenceburg, Pamela Stokesberry and Peggy Henderson, both of Alabama; brother Harold Saunders of Virginia; sister Phillis Howe of Vermont. Nineteen grandchildren and seventeen great grandchildren also survive.

   Graveside services will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, March 20, 2008, at Lawrence County Memorial Gardens with Bill Beal officiating.

 

Roy Oscar Estes

   Roy Oscar Estes, age 76, of Lawrenceburg, passed away Monday, March 17, 2008.

   A native of Texas, Estes was retired from the Lawrenceburg Sanitation Department and a member of the Baptist faith.

   Survivors include wife Irene Estes of Lawrenceburg; daughters Sue Tease of Arizona and Katherine Smith of Lawrenceburg; sons Austin Estes and David Estes, both of Lawrenceburg; brother Jamie Estes of Lawrenceburg. Thirteen grandchildren, fifteen great grandchildren and two great, great grandchildren also survive.

   Visitation with the family will be from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 19, 2008, at Neal Funeral Home.

   Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home beginning at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, March 20, 2008, with Bobby Belew officiating. Burial will follow at Bumpus Cemetery.

   Neal Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

B. A. Heldreth

   B.A. Heldreth, age 81, of Leoma passed away Sunday, March 16, 2008 at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville.

   A native of Huntsville, Alabama, Heldreth was retired from Milam Optical, a U.S. Army Veteran of World War II and attended the Calvary Hill Church of God.

   Survivors include wife Mary Sharpton Hildreth of Leoma; daughter Cindy Edwards of Leoma. One grandson also survives.

   Visitation with the family will be from 4:00 until 9:00 p.m. Monday, March 17, 2008, at Neal Funeral Home.

   Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, March 18, 2008, with Charles Fritts and Don Goodrum officiating. Burial will follow at Dunn Cemetery.

   Neal Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

Nell Bailey Dryden

  Nell Bailey “Nana” Dryden, age 93, of Texas, passed away Friday, March 14, 2008.

   A native of Lawrence County, Dryden was a homemaker and a member of Pulaski Street Church of Christ.

   Survivors include son David Dryden of Texas. Two grandchildren and five great grandchildren also survive.

   Visitation with the family will be from 2:00 until 4:00 p.m. Monday, March 17, 2008, at Pettus-Turnbo Funeral Home.

   Graveside services will be conducted at 4:00 p.m. Monday at Mimosa Cemetery with David Scott Dryden officiating.

   Pettus-Turnbo Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

   Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude's Children’s Hospital.

Theron Lafayette Matthews

   Theron Lafayette Matthews, age 74, of Ethridge, passed away Saturday, March 15, 2008.

   Matthews was retired from Dura and a member of Park Grove Baptist Church.

   Survivors include wife Jeanette Matthews of Ethridge; daughter Pamela Matthews of Ethridge; sons Harold Matthews of Columbia and Ernest Matthews of Lawrenceburg; sister Charlene Peters of Lawrenceburg. Seven grandchildren, two step grandchildren and eight great grandchildren also survive.

   Visitation with the family will be from 4:00 until 9:00 p.m. Sunday, March 16, 2008, at Neal Funeral Home.

   Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home at 1:00 p.m. Monday, March 17, 2008, with Harold Ketter and Lawrence Harris officiating. Burial will follow at Lawrence County Memorial Gardens.

   Neal Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

 

Evan Edward Williams

   Evan Edward Williams, age 74, of West Point, passed away Tuesday, March 11, 2008.

   A native of Illinois, Williams was an air force veteran, a retired truck driver, a member of the American Legion Post 146, and a member of the Sims Ridge Church of Christ.

   Survivors include wife Linda Thompson Williams of West Point; son William Edward Williams, II of Collinwood; daughters Marcia Bash of Cookville and Hazel Bailey of Iron City; step sons Joey Godfrey of Hohenwald and Chris Godfrey of West Point. One grandchild also survives.

   Visitation with the family will be from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m. Thursday, March 13, 2008, at Loretto Memorial Chapel.

   Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home at 11:00 a.m. Friday, March 14, 2008, with Dan Buie officiating. Burial will follow at Cedar Grove Cemetery.

   Loretto Memorial Chapel is in charge of all arrangements.

 

Sarah Ann Brown

   Sarah Ann Brown, age 69, of Ethridge, passed away Wednesday, March 12, 2008.

   A native of Lawrence County, Brown was retired from Crockett Hospital, a homemaker, and a member of the Unity Baptist Church.

   Survivors include daughter Pam Cothren of Ethridge and sister Elizabeth McElroy of Lawrenceburg. Two grandchildren also survive.

   Visitation with the family will be from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. Thursday, March 13, 2008, at Pettus-Turnbo Funeral Home.

   Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home at 11:00 a.m. Friday, March 14, 2008, Nathan Huff officiating. Burial will follow at John Lay Cemetery

   Pettus-Turnbo Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

 

Willie Maude Watson Byrd

   Willie Maude Watson Byrd, age 82, of Lawrenceburg, passed away Tuesday, March 4, 2008.

   A native of Lawrence County, Byrd was retired from M-Fine Corporation and a member of the Calvary Baptist Church.

   Survivors include husband Leon Byrd; daughters Melanie Inman of Ethridge and Jan Brewer of Waynesboro; son Timothy Byrd of Pulaski; sister Winona Williams of Lawrenceburg. Ten grandchildren also survive.

   Visitation with the family will be from 55:00 until 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 5, 2008 at Neal Funeral Home.

   Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, March 6, 2008, with Thomas Mattox officiating. Burial will follow at Mars Hill Cemetery.

   Neal Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

L. J. Glass
L. J. Glass, age 88 of Five Points, passed away Tuesday, March 4, 2008.

   A native of Lawrence County, Glass was a retired farmer and a member of the Baptist faith.

   Survivors include sons Jerry Glass of California and Ray Glass of Five Points. One grandchild also survives.

   Visitation with the family will be held from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. Sunday, March 9, 2008, at Loretto Memorial Chapel.

   Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home at 11:00 a.m. Monday, March 10, 2008, with Thomas Mattox officiating. Burial will follow at Bonnertown Cemetery.

   Loretto Memorial Chapel is in charge of all arrangements.

Doris Ann McMullin

   Doris Ann McMullin, age 62, of Summertown, passed away Wednesday, March 5, 2008.

   McMullin was retired from HIS Siegels and a member of the Summertown Baptist Church.

   Survivors include daughter Donna Bennett of Ethridge; son Kenny McMullin of Lawrenceburg; mother Margaret Holloway of Summertown; sisters Carolyn Horne, Adele Roberts, Grace Martin and Dorothy Dugger, all of Summertown. Six grandchildren, four step grandchildren, four great grandchildren and two step great grandchildren also survive.

   Visitation with the family will be from 5:00 until 9:00 p.m. Thursday, March 6, 2008, at Neal Funeral Home.

   Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, March 7, 2008, with Howard Kitter officiating. Burial will follow at Summertown Cemetery.

   Neal Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

 

Andy Brewer

   Andy Brewer, age 77, of Lawrenceburg, passed away Tuesday, March 4, 2008.

   A native of Ethridge, Brewer was retired from Murray and a veteran of the United States Marine Corps.

   Brewer is survived by sister Winnie Smith of Leoma.

   Visitation with the family will be from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m. Thursday, March 6, 2008, at Neal Funeral Home.

   Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home at 11:00 a.m. Friday, March 7, 2008, with Richard Gasser and Charles Kerr officiating. Burial will follow at John Lay Cemetery with full military honors.

   Neal Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

 

Ramona Kay Brown Burks

   Ramona Kay Brown Burks, age 68, of Ethridge, passed away Tuesday, March 4, 2008.

   A native of Lawrence County, Burks was retired from Santini Corporation and attended Leoma Church of Christ.

Survivors include sons Charles Royse of Columbia, Gary Royse and Johnny Royse both of Ethridge; sisters Betty Taylor and Sarah Bryant, both of Lawrenceburg, and Nettie Lane of California; brother Charles Brown of Lawrenceburg. Five grandchildren and one great grandchild also survive.

   Visitation with the family will begin at 2:00 p.m. Friday, March 7, 2008, at Neal Funeral Home.

   Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home beginning at 3:00 p.m. Saturday, March 8, 2008, with Eddie Rogers officiating. Burial will follow at Lawrence County Memorial Gardens.

   Neal Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

 

Noralee Wills

  Noralee Wills, formally of Lawrenceburg passed away Thursday, February 28, 2008, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.

   Survivors include daughters Tasha Dawn Brian of Houston, Texas., and Anna P. “Pat” Wagner of Houghton Lake, Michigan; sister Kathleen A. Wills of Lawrenceburg; brother Daniel M.Wills of Ashville, North Carolina.

    Visitation with the family will receive friends from 3:00 until 5:00 p.m. and 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 5, 2008, at DeJohn-Flynn-Mylott Funeral Home of South Euclid.
   Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, March 6, 2008.

   An account to help with funeral expenses has been established at the Lawrenceburg Elks Lodge.

 

Mary Agnes Beckman Barnett

  Mary Agnes Beckman Barnett, age 93 of Loretto passed away Sunday, March 2, 2008.

   A native of Lawrence County, Barnett was a homemaker and a member of Loretto Sacred Heart Church.

   Survivors include sons- Edward "Sonny" Beckman of Nashville, Tommy Beckman of Center Star, Alabama, Billy Barnett of Lexington, Alabama; daughters Joyce Marie Crum, Mary Ann Clark, Doris Barnett and Kay Barnett, all of Loretto. Nine grandchildren fifteen great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren also survive.

   Visitation with the family will be from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 4, 2008 at Loretto Memorial Chapel, with a prayer service beginning at 7:00 p.m. Funeral services will be conducted at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday March 5, 2008, at Loretto Sacred Heart Church with Sammy Beckman officiating. Burial to follow in Sacred Heart Cemetery.

   Loretto Memorial Chapel is in charge of all arrangements.

JD Rose
   J. D. Rose, age 81, of Leoma passed away on Sunday, March 2, 2008.

   A native of Alabama, Rose was a farmer, retired from Kay Windsor, a U.S. Army World War II veteran, and a member of the Gum Springs Baptist Church.

   Survivors include wife Lois Grant Rose; daughter Janie Owens of Lawrenceburg; son Gary Rose of Lawrenceburg; step daughters Charlotte Webb of Dayton and Judy Curtis of Summertown; step son Gene Grant of St. Joseph; brother Billy Rose of Lawrenceburg; and sisters Mildred Warren, Inez Williams and Shirley Kilburn, all of Lawrenceburg. Five grandchildren, five great grandchildren, nine step grandchildren, and two step great grandchildren also survive.

    Visitation with the family will be held Tuesday from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. at Pettus-Turnbo Funeral Home. Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 5, 2008, at OK Baptist Church with Chad Clanton officiating. Burial will follow at OK cemetery.

   Pettus-Turnbo Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

Estelle Mae Hudson Methvin

  Estelle Mae Hudson Methvin, age 92, of Lawrenceburg, passed away Sunday, March 2, 2008, at Harbert Hills Academy Nursing Home in Savannah.

   A native of Hanceville, Alabama, Methvin was a homemaker and a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Tuscumbia, Alabama.

   Survivors include daughters Dee Myhan of Lawrenceburg, Linda Smith of Florence, and Norma Ruhling of Tacoma Park, Maryland. Eight grandchildren eleven great-grandchildren and four great-great grandchildren also survive.

   Visitation with the family will be from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 4, 2008, at Neal Funeral Home. Funeral service will be conducted at the funeral home at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 4, 2008, with Dr. Robert White officiating. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery.

   Neal Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

Dewitt C Calvert
   Dewitt C. “Buck” Calvert, age 85, of Ethridge passed away Sunday, March 2, 2008.

   Retired from Murry, Calvert was a farmer, a U.S. Navy Veteran and a member of the Ethridge First Baptist Church.

   Survivors include sister Audrey Lee Wiley of Lawrenceburg and several nieces and nephews.

   Visitation with the family will be from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 5, 2008, at Pettus-Turnbo Funeral Home. Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, March 5, 2008, with Danny Huckaba officiating. Burial wil lfollow at John Lay Cemetery.

   Pettus-Turnbo Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

 

Vera Mae Sundy Whattley

   Vera Mae Sundy Whattley, age 90, of Lawrenceburg, passed away Saturday, March 1, 2008.

   A native of Florida, Whattley was a homemaker and a member of the Flattwoods Church of Christ.

   Survivors include daughters Betty Powell of Georgia and Sharon Leighton of Pulaski; son Mark Holt of Utah; sister Helen Ellis of Florida. Seven grandchildren, thirteen great grandchildren and four great great grandchildren also survive.

   Visitation with the family will be from 12:30 until 2:00 p.m. Monday, March 3, 2008, at Neal Funeral Home.

   Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home at 2:00 p.m. Monday. March 3, 2008,  with Colin Leighton officiating. Burial will follow at Fall River Cemetery.

   Neal Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

   Memorial donations may be made to CARIS Healthcare.

 

Catherine Meyer Rohling

   Catherine Meyer “Kate” Rohling, age 96, of Lawrenceburg, passed away Wednesday, February 27, 2008.

   A native of Lawrence County, Rohling was a homemaker, retired manager of North End Market, a member of the Sacred Heart Ladies Guild, American Legion Auxillary and a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church.

   Survivors include daughters Margaret Hollman of Loretto and Imagene Kollefreth of Lawrenceburg; sons Charles Rohling of South Carolina, Wilfred Rohling of Georgia, James Rohling of Leoma, Richard, Leo and David Rohling all of Loretto. Thirty-four grandchildren, ninety-five great grandchildren and nine great great grandchildren also survive.

   Visitation with the family will be from 4:00 until 9:00 p.m. Friday, February 29, 2008, at Neal Funeral Home. A Rosary Service will be conducted during that time.

   Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, March 1, 2008, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with Paul Rohling and Richard Buchignani officiating. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery.

   Memorial donations may be made in her name to Sacred Heart Catholic Church.

   Neal Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

 

Edith Crowder McCrory

   Edith Crowder McCrory, age 94, of Lawrenceburg, passed away Thursday, February 28, 2008.

   A native of Lawrence County, McCrory was a retired teacher, a member of the Pulaski Street Church of Christ, and a member of the Retired Teachers Association.

   Survivors include daughter Sandra Egly of Lawrenceburg; son Charles McCrory of Portland; sister Elois Fowler of Bonnertown. Six grandchildren, eleven great grandchildren and six great, great grandchildren also survive.

   Visitation with the family will be from 10:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Saturday, March 1, 2008 at Neal Funeral Home.

   Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home beginning at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, with Andrew Brown officiating. Burial will follow at Mimosa Cemetery.

   Memorial donations may be made to the Pulaski Street Church of Christ Library or the Lawrence County High School Library.

   Neal Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

 

Linda Clarene Robbins

   Linda Clarene Robbins of Mt. Pleasant passed away Wednesday, February 27, 2008.

   A native of Mt. Pleasant, Robbins was a homemaker and a member of the Family Worship Center.

   Survivors include husband V.E. Robbins of Mt. Pleasant; sons David of Georgia and Timothy of Florida; sister Ann Fleeman of Lawrenceburg. Five grandchildren also survive.

   Visitation with the family will be from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. Friday, February 29, 2008.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, March 1, 2008, at Gentry-Morrison Southside Chapel in Lakeland with Samuel Phillips officiating.

 

Vernon Mae Adams Price

   Vernon Mae Adams Price, age 74, of Lawrenceburg, passed away Tuesday, February 26, 2008.

   A native of Iron City, Price was a retired Certified Nurse's Aid from Meadowbrook Nursing Home and a member of the Pea Ridge Church of Christ.

   Survivors include daughters Pamela Bedford of Florida and Brenda Haney and Tina Looney both of Lawrenceburg; ; son,; Donnie Cubbage of Alabama; step daughters Rosemary Ballman of Kansas and Nora Munk of Alabama; step sons Barry Price of Gallatin, Mark and Billy Price, both of Lawrenceburg. Seven grandchildren and seven great grandchildren also survive.

   Visitation with the family will be from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m. Thursday, February 28, 2008, at Neal Funeral Home.

   Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, February 29, 2008, with Eddie Rogers and Jeremiah Tatum officiating. Burial will follow at Lawrence County Memorial Gardens.

   Neal Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

 

William Henry Wilson

   William Henry “Bud” Wilson, age 68, of Lawrenceburg, passed away Wednesday, February 27, 2008, due to injuries sustained in an automobile accident.

   A native of Lawrence County, Wilson was retired from General Electric, an army veteran and a member of the Iglesia NiCristo Church of Christ.

   Survivors include wife Marie Wilson of Lawrenceburg; son Phillip Wilson of Summertown; daughter Sharon Wilson of Summertown; step daughter Jillian Hannah of Virginia; sisters Ruby Staggs of Ethridge, Ina Staggs of Lawrenceburg and Blanche Mitchell of Arizona; brother Leon Wilson of the Piney Community. Two grandchildren also survive.

   Visitation with the family will be from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m. Friday, February 29, 2008, at Neal Funeral Home.

   Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home beginning at 4:00 p.m. Saturday, March 1, 2008, with Salvadore Cayabyab officiating. Graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday. March 2, 2008, at Brace Cemetery with full military honors, with Jimmy Turnbo officiating.

   Neal Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

 

Thomas Scott

  Thomas Scott, age 73, of Lawrenceburg, passed away Monday, February 25, 2008.

   A native of Lawrenceburg and a U.S. Navy veteran, Scott was owner of Scott's Market in Columbia and a member of the  Baptist faith.

   Survivors include wife Mary Love Scott of Lawrenceburg; sons Jon Scott of North Carolina and Tim Scott of Florida; sister Mary Catherine Giles of Lawrenceburg. Seven grandchildren also survive.
Visitation with the family will be from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 26, 2008, at Neal Funeral Home.

   Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, February 27, 2008, with Charles Bagwell and Scott Moore officiating. Burial will follow at Lawrence County Memorial Gardens..

   Donations may be made to the American Heart Association

 

Robert T. Mason

   Robert T. Mason, age 92, of Fayetteville, passed away Sunday, February 24, 2008, at NHC Scott in Lawrenceburg.

   A native of Flintville, Mason was the owner of Builders Supply Company and Home Builders, Inc. He served on numerous boards including Fayetteville Electric System, Water and Sewer, City and County Industrial Board and Avalon Dairies. Mason served for twenty-three years on the board of Lincoln County Bank and was a past President of Fayetteville First Federal Savings and Loan. Mason also served in the United States Army during World War II.

   Survivors include daughter Jane Jennings of Lawrenceburg; sister Mary Lillian Mason Winsbro of Oak Ridge. Eight grandchildren  and eleven great-grandchildren also survive.

   Visitation with the family will be from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 26, 2008, at Higgins Funeral Home. Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m.Wednesday, February 27, 2008, at First Baptist Church in Fayetteville with Rev. Van Johnson and Rev. Billy Langford officiating. Burial will follow in Riverview Memorial Gardens.

   Memorial contributions may be made to Habitat for Humanity of Lawrence County, P.O. Box 772 Lawrenceburg, TN, 38464.

 

Mamie Jewell Riggins Inman

  Mamie Jewell Riggins Inman, age 88, of Lawrenceburg, passed away Saturday, February 23, 2008, at Crockett Hospital .

   A native of Giles County, Inman was a homemaker and a member of Mars Hill Baptist Church.

   Survivors include son Leon Inman of Lawrenceburg; daughters Joyce McCarter of Auburndale, Florida, Savilla Clifton of Hermitage, Connie Smith of Smyrna, and Marjorie Kelley, Martha Garrard, and Rebecca Cheatwood of Lawrenceburg; brother Charles Riggins of Decatur, Alabama. Seventeen grandchildren twenty-eight great grandchildren and five great, great grandchildren also survive.
   Visitation with the family will be from 5:00 until 9:00 p.m. Monday, February 25, 2008, at Neal Funeral Home.

   Funeral services will be conducted at Mars Hill Baptist Church at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, February 26, 2008, with Mickey Brackin and John Atchley officiating. Burial will follow at Ethridge Masonic Cemetery.

   Neal Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

 

Floyd Huston Matthews

  Lieutenant Commander Floyd Huston Matthews USM (Ret.), age 105, of Lawrence County, died Feb. 24, 2008, following a brief illness.

   LCDR (Ret.) Matthews was the nation's oldest surviving submarine sailor, Alabama's oldest veteran, and one of the few remaining WWI-era veterans. In 1919, at age 16, he walked from West Point to Florence and joined the Navy. He rose from a seaman recruit to lieutenant commander during his 30-year naval career.

   A native of West Point, Matthews was a member of Florence First United Methodist Church.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27, at Elkins Funeral Home, Florence. A military honors funeral will be held at Barrancas National Cemetery, Pensacola Naval Air Station, Pensacola, Fla.

   Survivors include sons Bill Matthews of Killen, Alabama, and John Matthews, of Montgomery, Alabama; daughters Sondra Bishop of Lebanon and Priscilla Smith of Pensacola, Florida. Seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren also survive.
   In lieu of flowers, family requests donations be made to U.S. Submarine Veterans Charitable Foundation, P.O. Box 3870, Silverdale, WA 98383.
   Elkins Funeral Home of Florence is in charge of all arrangements.

 

Charles B. Price, Sr.

   Charles B. Price Sr., age 79, of Lawrenceburg, passed away Saturday, February 23, 2008, at Centennial Medical Center in Nashville.

   Price was a member of the Church Of Christ and of the American Legion

   Survivors include wife Vernon Mae Price; daughters Rosemary Ballman of Kansas City, Kansas, Nora Jean Munk of Ozark, Alabama, Pamela Bedford of Panama City, Florida, and Brenda Haney and Tina Looney of Lawrenceburg; sons Mark A. Price and William E. Price of Lawrenceburg, Barry Price of Galatin, Donnie Cubbage of Alabama; Lula Hightower of Fountain, Florida. Seven grandchildren and two great grandchildren also survive.

    Visitation with the family will be from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. Monday, February 25, 2008, at Neal Funeral Home.

   Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 26, 2008. Burial will follow at Lawrence County  Memorial Gardens.

   Neal Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

Anna Sue Brewer
 Anna Sue Brewer, age 73, of Panama City Beach, Fla., formerly of Lawrenceburg, passed away Friday, February 22, 2008.

   Survived include sister Jean Knowles of Gallatin; brothers Jack Payne of Lebanon, Jerry Payne (Peggy) of Crossville, and Bruce Payne (LeAnn) of Gainsboro,

   Graveside services will be held at Lawrence County Memorial Gardens at 11:00 a.m. Monday, February 25, 2008, with Jeremiah Tatum officiating, with burial to follow.

   Neal Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

 

Ada Sims

  Ada Simms, age 90, of Lawrenceburg, passed away Monday, February 25, 2008, at Crockett Hospital.

   A native of West Point, Simms was retired owner of the Market Basket Grocery and a member of Salem Church of Christ.

   Survivors include son Larry (Emily) Shaffer of Mt. Juliet; niece Frankie Smith of Lawrenceburg; and nephew Charlie Hughes of Lawrenceburg.

   Visitation with the family will be from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 26, 2008, at Neal Funeral Home.

   Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, February 27, 2008. Burial will follow at Pleasant Grove Cemetery.

   Neal Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

 

Violet Agnes Yarber

   Violet Agnes Yarber, age 87,of Bonnertown, passed away Friday, February 22, 2008.

   A native of Lauderdale County, Alabama, Yarber was a homemaker and a member of the Bonnertown Missionary Baptist Church.

   Survivors include son Edward Yarber of Columbia; daughters Due Grubbs of Lawrenceburg and Janice Sewell of Leoma; and brother Jimmy Pierce of Waynesboro. Five grandchildren and five great grandchildren survive.

   Visitation with the family will be from 5:00 until 9:00 p.m. Friday, February 22, 2008, at Loretto Memorial Chapel.

   Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, February 23, 2008, with Carlos Castell and R.C. Peppers officiating. Burial will follow at Bonnertown Cemetery.

   Loretto Memorial Chapel is in charge of all arrangements.

 

Deborah Jane Webb Neichter

   Deborah Jane Webb Neichter passed away Thursday, February 21, 2008.

   Neichter was a former employee of the United States Army Corps of Engineers.

   Survivors include husband Patrick Neichter; children Jason and Melissa Neichter; parents, Jane and Captain James Webb, Sr., of Lawrenceburg; brother James of Illinois; and sister Linda Spears of Indiana.

   Visitation with the family will held Sunday, February 24, 2008, in Kentucky and on Monday, February 25, 2008, from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m. at Pettus-Turnbo Funeral Home.

   A Mass service will be held Tuesday, February 26, 2008, at 10:30 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with Richard Buchignani officiating. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery.

   Pettus-Turnbo Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

 

Lyndia Faye Giles

   Lyndia Faye Giles, age 64, of Summertown, Tennessee, passed away Wednesday, February 20, 2008, at her residence.

   A native of Lawrence County, Giles was a retired artist and homemaker, and member of Chapel Grove Church of Christ.

   Survivors include husband Billy Giles of Summertown; daughter Lesa (Ed) Daniel of Summertown; son Jeffery Lee (Vicky) Giles of Smithville; mother June Rawdon Patton of Lawrenceburg; sisters Betty Jane Staggs of Columbia and Ruth Carolyn Jones of Ethridge. Five grandchildren and one great grandchild also survive.

   Visitation with the family will be from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. Friday, February 22, 2008, at Neal Funeral Home.

   Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, February 23, 2008, with Johnny Fisher & Ed Daniel officiating. Burial will follow at Chapel Grove Cemetery.

   Neal Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

 

Roy Glenn Bivens

   Roy Glenn Bivens, age 58, of Lawrenceburg, passed away Thursday, February 21, 2008.

   A native of Lawrenceburg, Bivens was disabled and a former employee of Murray Ohio.

   Survivors include daughters Glenda Hunt of Columbia and Rhonda Pigg of Summertown; sisters Bonnie Westfall and Mary Patterson both of Lawrenceburg; and brothers Ralph, Ray and Richard all of Lawrenceburg. Four grandchildren also survive.

   Visitation with the family will be from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m. Friday, February 22, 2008, at Neal Funeral Home.

   Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home at 3:00 p.m. Saturday, February 23, 2008, with Bobby Belew officiating. Burial will follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery.

   Neal Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

 

Shirley Ann Spry

   Shirley Ann Spry, age 64, of Tuscumbia, passed away Thursday, February 21, 2008.

   A native of Limestone County, Alabama, Spry was a member of the Methodist Faith.

   Survivors include brother Jackie Spry of Lawrenceburg, and sister Carolyn Loveless of Killen.

   Visitation with the family will be from 12:00 until 1:00 p.m. Friday, February 22, 2008, at Loretto Memorial Chapel. Funeral services will immediately follow the visitation period, with Daniel Michael officiating. Burial will follow at Lentzville Cemetery.

   Loretto Memorial Chapel is in charge of all arrangements.

 

Lorene Chaffin

   Lorene Chaffin, age 84, of Lewisburg, passed away Monday, February 18, 2008.

   A native of Jackson County, Chaffin was a homemaker and a member of the Church Street Church of Christ.

   Survivors include husband Hugh Chaffin of Lewisburg; daughter Joann Jennings of Lawrenceburg; son Wayne Chaffin of Indian Mound, Tennessee; and brother Horace Jones of Gainesboro. Three grandchildren, three great grandchildren and one great great grandchild also survive.

   Visitation with the family will be from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 19, 2008, at London Funeral Home in Lewisburg.

   Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home Wednesday morning beginning at 10:00. The body will be conveyed to Anderson's Upper Cumberland Funeral Home where a second visitation will be held from 1:00 until 2:00 p.m. Burial will follow at Rob Draper Memorial Cemetery in Gainesboro.

Clara Isabell Adams Spry

   Clara Isabell Adams Spry, age 84, of Tuscumbia, passed away Monday, February 18, 2008.

   A native of Limestone County, Alabama, Spry was a homemaker and a member of the Methodist faith.

   Survivors include son Jackie Spry of Lawrenceburg and daughters Shirley Spry of Tuscumbia and Carolyn Loveless of Killen. Five grandchildren and five great grandchildren also survive.

   Visitation with the family will be from 9:00 until 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, February 20, 2008, at Loretto Memorial Chapel, with the funeral to immediately follow. Daniel Michael will officiate. Burial will be follow at Lentzville Cemetery.

   Loretto Memorial Chapel is in charge of all arrangements.

 

Eulus Virgil Baker

   Eulus Virgil Baker, age 72, of Lawrenceburg, passed away Saturday, February 16, 2008.

   A native of Lawrence County, Baker was an army veteran, retired owner of Handy-Andy Market and a member of the Baptist faith.

   Survivors include wife Judy Baker of Lawrenceburg; daughter Rhonda Kosenski of Lawrenceburg; brother Alvie Baker of California. Two grandchildren also survive.

   Visitation with the family will be from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m. Sunday, February 17, 2008, at Neal Funeral Home.

   Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home at 1:00 p.m. Monday, February 18, 2008, with Jerry McLain officiating. Burial will follow at Lawrence County Memorial Gardens with full military honors.

   Neal Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

 

Maureen Myra Holland Mashburn

   Maureen Myra Holland Mashburn, age 69, of Lawrenceburg, passed away Saturday, February 16, 2008.

   A native of England, Mashburn was retired from Wal-Mart and a member of the New Hope Baptist Church.

   Survivors include son Michael Mashburn of Lawrenceburg; daughters Debra Jones and Karen Powell both of Lawrenceburg and Kaye Phelps of Pulaski; brother Ralph Holland; and sisters Linda Burns and Dorothy Holland of England. Nine grandchildren and seven great grandchildren also survive.

   Visitation with the family will be from 11:00 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Monday, February 18, 2008, at Pettus-Turnbo Funeral Home. Graveside service will be conducted  at 1:00 p.m. Monday at Lawrence County Memorial Gardens with Jerry Daughtry officiating.

   Memorial donations may be made to New Hope Baptist Church.

   Pettus-Turnbo Funeral Home. Is in charge of all arrangements.

 

Jay Richardson

   Jay Richardson, age 82, of Lawrenceburg, passed away Friday, February 17, 2008.

   A native of Lawrence County, Richardson was an army veteran, retired from the City of Lawrenceburg and a member of the Ramah Baptist Church.

   Survivors include wife Imogene Richardson of Lawrenceburg; daughter Linda Lucy of Leoma; brother Jimmy Richardson of Leoma; sisters Annette Williams, Carlene Byrd and Jean Mashburn all of Leoma. Two grandchildren also survive.

   Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. Monday, February 18, 2008, at Loretto Memorial Chapel with Dell Sewell and Melvin Flatt officiating. Burial will follow at Center Point Methodist Cemetery with Military Honors.

   Loretto Memorial Chapel is in charge of all arrangements.

 

Don Ray Henderson

   Don Ray Henderson, age 71, of Loretto, passed way Thursday, February 14, 2008.

   Henderson was retired from General Motors and a member of the Baptist faith.

   Survivors include wife Doris N. Henderson of Loretto; daughter Rhonda Foster of Georgia; sons Michael Henderson of Georgia and Mark Henderson of Leoma. Five grandchildren also survive.

   Visitation with the family will be from 5:00 until 9:00 p.m. Friday, February 15, 2008, at Greenhill Funeral Homes.

   Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, February 16, 2008, with Greg Lee and Mike Henderson officiating. Burial will follow at Leoma Cemetery.

   Greenhill Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

 

Frances Adean Pigg

   Frances Adean Pigg, age 87, of Iron City, passed away Monday, February 11, 2008.

   A native of Wayne County, Pigg was a homemaker and a member of the Cloverdale Church of Christ.

   Survivors include sons Johnny, Tommy and Roy Pigg, all of Iron City; daughter Susan Whitten of Cypress Inn; and brothers Carl Roberson of Muscle Shoals and Randall Roberson of Florence. Seven grandchildren also survive.

   Visitation with the family will be from 6:00 until 9:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 12, 2008, at Shackleford Funeral Home.

   Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, February 13, 2008, with Perry Taylor officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. Hope Cemetery.

 

James Nicholas Woodruff

   James Nicholas "Red" Woodruff, age 89, of Leoma, passed way Thursday, February 14, 2008.

   A native of Georgia, Woodruff was retired from Murray Ohio, a member of the Coleman United Methodist Church, and a veteran of World War ll.

   Survivors include wife Marjorie Logue Woodruff of Leoma and brother William "Bill" Woodruff of Virginia.

   Visitation with the family will begin at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, February 16, 2008, at Pettus-Turnbo Funeral Home, with the funeral service scheduled to get underway at 1:00 p.m. til the service Saturday at 1 at the funeral home. Brad Holliman will officiate. Burial will follow at Mimosa Cemetery.

   Memorial donations may be made to the tornado victims in care of the Coleman United Methodist Church or to the Coleman United Methodist Church Building Fund.

   Pettus-Turnbo Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

 

James Thomas Liles

   James Thomas Liles, of Lawrenceburg, passed away Sunday, February 10, 2008.

   Survivors include his wife, Betty Liles; children Barry Houges of Washington D.C., Rodney Liles of Lawrenceburg, Heath Barnard Liles of Lewisburg, and Destiny Ordway of Lawrenceburg; sister Kathryn Hubbard of Lewisburg.

   Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Friday, February 15, 2008, at Calvary Hill Church of God. Visitation with the family will be at the church from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Friday, just prior to the funeral services.

 

Joseph Jr. Reed

  Joseph Jr. Reed, age 66, of Loretto, passed away Tuesday, February 12, 2008.

   A native of Georgia, Reed was a retired navy veteran, a member of the VFW, American Legion, United States Gamefowl Breeders Association, and a member of the Sacred Heart Church.

   Survivors include wife Judy Reed; sons Joseph Reed of Texas and Jay Reed of Loretto; and daughter Jandrea Brewer of Loretto. Six grandchildren also survive.

   Visitation with the family will be from 6:00 until 9:00 p.m. Friday, February 15, 2008, and from 9:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. Saturday, February 16, 2008, at Loretto Memorial Chapel.

   Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, February 17, 2008, with Father Tomy and Sammy Beckman officiating. Burial will follow at Bluewater Farms with military honors.

   Loretto Memorial Chapel is in charge of all arrangements.

 

W.E. Lemay, Jr.

   W.E. “Dub” Lemay Jr., age 77, of Summertown, passed away Monday, February 11, 2008.

   A native of Lawrence County, Lemay was retired from Murray and a member of the Whispering Hills Free Church of God.

   Survivors include wife Marie Gray Lemay of Summertown; daughters Doris “Dot” Green of Summertown and Vickie Potts of Hohenwald; son Carl “Gene” Lemay of Summertown; sister Mary Clifton of Lawrenceburg; and brother Frank Lemay of Summertown. Five grandchildren and two great grandchildren also survive.

   Visitation with the family will be from 4:00 until 9:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 12, 2008, at Neal Funeral Home.

   Funeral services will be conducted at 3:00 p.m. Wednesday, February 13, 2008, at Whispering Hills Free Church of God with Marvin Potts and Bill Webb officiating. Burial will follow at Brace Cemetery.

   Neal Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

 

Troy Michael Brown

   Troy Michael Brown, age 33, of Hohenwald passed away on Tuesday, February 5, 2008.

   A native of Florence Brown was a construction worker.

   Survivors include father and step mother Michael Ray and Tammy Brown of Lawrenceburg; mother and step father Mary Alice and Mike Grinder of Hohenwald; sons Troy Michael Brown, Junior Brown and Trenton Ray Brown, all of Hohenwald; daughter Tori Anna Brown of Hohenwald; step sisters Ashley and Allie Rhodes of Lawrenceburg; sisters Stephanie Henderson of Fayetteville and Selina Jo Turner of Hohenwald.

   Visitation with the family will begin at 5:00 p.m Friday, February 8, 2008, at McDonald Funeral Home in Hohenwald.

    Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home at 11:00 a.m. Saturday with Bill Webb officiating. Burial will follow at Swiss Cemetery.

 

Susan Jane Honeycutt Powell

   Susan Jane Honeycutt Powell, age 76, of Leoma, passed away Saturday, February 9, 2008.

   A native of Lawrence County, Powell was a retired seamstress at Slant and Slant, a member of the Oak Hill Baptist Church and served as Song Director at Idaho Church.

   Survivors include husband Floyd Powell of Leoma; son Jonathan Powell of Leoma; and sisters Virginia Nave of Giles County and Edith Newton of Leoma.

   Visitation with the family will be from 4:00 until 9:00 p.m. Sunday, February 10, 2008, at Loretto Memorial Chapel.

   Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home at 1:00 p.m. Monday, February 11, 2008, with Danny Hallmark officiating. Burial will follow at Bethel Cemetery.

   Loretto Memorial Chapel is in charge of all arrangments.

 

Stephen Joel Carlock

   Stephen Joel Carlock, age 51, of Lawrenceburg, passed away Wednesday, February 6, 2008.

   A native of Illinois, Carlock is survived by brothers Paul Carlock of Saint Joseph and Stanley Carlock of Minnesota; two sisters Rebecca Jones of Kentucky and Glenda Thomas of Illinois.

   Visitation with the family will be from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Saturday, February 10, 2008, at Loretto Memorial Chapel. Funeral services will begin 2:00 p.m., with Heath Rochester officiating. Burial will be follow at Hurricane Cemetery.

   Loretto Memorial Chapel is in charge of all arrangements.

 

Leslie Ray Brown

   Leslie Ray Brown, age 61, of Huntsville, passed away Wednesday, February 6, 2008.

   A native of Florence, Brown was a minister, retired from the military and a member of the Southside Baptist Church.

   Survivors include wife Gaye Brown; sons Jonathan Brown of Vermont and Zachary Brown of Madison; sisters Brenda Phillips of Lawrenceburg and Duwan Creel of Columbia; brothers James Brown of Indiana and George Perley of Ohio. Eight grandchildren also survive.

   Visitation with the family will be from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m. Saturday, February 9, 2008, at Neal Funeral Home.

   Graveside serviced will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, February 10, 2008, Kidd Cemetery with Steve Swango officiating.

   Neal Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

 

Junior Allen Vanderford

   Junior Allen Vanderford, age 77, of Loretto, passed away Tuesday, February 5, 2008.

   A native of Lawrence County, Vanderford was an army veteran, a retired Casket Factory owner and a member of the Blue Water Baptist Church.

   Survivors include wife Vera Vanderford; son Perry Vanderford of Huntsville; daughter Peggy Vanderford of Columbia; brothers Lacy of Lawrenceburg, James Vanderford of Leoma and Lester Vanderford of Alabama; sister Melba Matney of Leoma. Five grandchildren and one great grandchild also survive.

   Visitation with the family will be from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, February 6, 2008, at Loretto Memorial Chapel.

   Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, February 7, 2008 with Shane Sinyard officiating. Burial will follow at Blue Water Baptist Cemetery with full military honors.

   Loretto Memorial Chapel is in charge of all arrangements.

 

James Dimmon Nave

   James Dimmon Nave, age 78, passed away Thursday, February 7, 2008.

   A native of Giles County, Nave was an army veteran, retired from Murray, and a member of the Shores Baptist Church.

   Survivors include wife Virginia Nave; sons Steve Nave of the Shores Community and Rex Nave of Minor Hill; daughter Susan Chapman of the Fall River community. Nine grandchildren and six great grandchildren also survive.

   Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Saturday at Shores Baptist Church with burial to follow in the Shores Memorial Gardens.

   Carr and Erwin Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

 

Edna Geneva Brewer Davis Nix

  Edna Geneva Brewer Davis Nix, age 92, of Lawrenceburg passed away Thursday, February 7, 2008.

    A native of Lawrence County, nix was a retired cafeteria worker from Murray and a member of the Pulaski Street Church of Christ.

   Survivors include daughters Charlotte Benefield of Huntsville and Dorothy “Dot” Shultz of Lawrenceburg; brother Alton Brewer of Lawrenceburg. Twelve grandchildren, seventeen great grandchildren and thirteen great great grandchildren also survive.

   Visitation with the family will be from 3:00 until 8:00 p.m. Friday, February 8, 2008 at Neal Funeral Home.

   Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, February 9, 2008. Burial will follow at Kidd Cemetery.

   Neal Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

 

Dorothy Dean Keeton

   Dorothy Dean Keeton, age 72, of Summertown, passed away Wednesday, February 6, 2008.

   A native of Lawrence County, Keeton was a homemaker and a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

   Survivors include daughters Beverly Wood of Mt. Pleasant and Tammy Boyd of Ethridge; son Barry Keeton of Lawrenceburg; sister Frances Mitchell of Ethridge. Five grandchildren and three great grandchildren also survive.

   Visitation with the family will be from 3:00 until 8:00 p.m. Thursday, February 7, 2008, at Neal Funeral Home.

   Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home at 2:00 p.m. Friday, February 8, 2008 with Les Plunkett and Henry Johnston officiating. Burial will follow at Shady Grove Cemetery.

   Neal Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

 

Audrey Huskey Messer Willis

   Audrey Huskey Messer Willis, age 80, of Leoma, passed away Monday, February 4, 2008.

   A native of Lawrenceburg, Willis was a homemaker and a member of the Baptist Faith.

   Survivors include sons Jim Messer of Lawrenceburg, John Messer and Jerry Willis of Leoma; sister Elsie Hartsfield of Lawrenceburg. Eight grandchildren, twenty great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren also survive.

   Visitation with the family will be from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 5, 2008, at Neal Funeral Home.

   Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, February 6, 2008, with Mickey Brackin officiating. Burial will follow at Mimosa Cemetery.

   Neal Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

 

Audrey Huskey Messer Willis

   Audrey Huskey Messer Willis, age 80, of Leoma, passed away Monday, February 4, 2008.

   A native of Lawrenceburg, Willis was a homemaker and a member of the Baptist Faith.

   Survivors include sons Jim Messer of Lawrenceburg, John Messer and Jerry Willis of Leoma; sister Elsie Hartsfield of Lawrenceburg. Eight grandchildren, twenty great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren also survive.

   Visitation with the family will be from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 5, 2008, at Neal Funeral Home.

   Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, February 6, 2008 with Mickey Brackin officiating. Burial will follow at Mimosa Cemetery.

   Neal Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

 

Bessie Louise Calvert Self

   Bessie Louise (Calvert) Self, age 82, of Lawrenceburg, passed away Saturday, February 2, 2008.

   A homemaker, Self was a member of the Pentecostal Church in Illinois.

   Survivors include daughters Imogene Espedal of Lawrenceburg and Diane Mansendhand of Illinois; son Jimmy Self of Kentucky; and brothers, James, Harold and John Calvert, all of Oklahoma, and Roy Calvert of Hohenwald. Eight grandchildren, six great grandchildren and one great great grandchild also survive.

   Visitation with the family will be from 1:00 until 3:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 5, 2008, at Neal Funeral Home.  Funeral services will be conducted beginning at 3:00 p.m., with Jack Woerner officiating. Burial will follow at Macedonia Cemetery.

   Neal Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

 

Jennifer Faye McGrew Gatlin

   Jennifer Faye McGrew Gatlin, age 27, passed away Friday, February 1, 2008.

   Survivors include father William McGrew of Pulaski; mother Verna Elliott of Kentucky; step mother Mary McGrew of Pulaski; daughter Tabitha Gatlin of Athens; brothers Gary Owen of Lawrenceburg and Christopher McGrew of Georgia; grandparents Albert McGrew Sr. and Martha McGrew of Pulaski.

   Visitation with the family will be from 4:00 until 9:00 p.m. Sunday, February 3, 2008, at Carr and Erwin Funeral Home in Pulaski.

   Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Monday, February 4, 2008, the funeral home, with burial to follow in the Maplewood Cemetery.

 

Marie Yocom

   Marie Yocom, age 89, of Lawrenceburg, passed away Saturday, February 2, 2008.

   A native of Georgia, Yocom was a retired cook from Crockett Hospital and a member of the Gum Springs Baptist Church.

   Survivors include twelve grandchildren, twenty-five great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren.

   Visitation with the family will be from 5:00 until 0:00 p.m. Sunday, February 3, 2008, at Neal Funeral Home.

   Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home Monday, February 4, 2008, at 11:00 a.m. with Lonnie Box officiating. Burial will follow at Gum Springs Cemetery.

   Neal Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

 

Mary Virginia Norwood Durham

   Mary Virginia Norwood Durham, age 67, of Lawrenceburg, passed away Friday, February 1, 2008.

   A native of Lawrence County, Durham was retired from Murray and a member of the Blooming Grove Baptist Church.

   Survivors include sons Michael Williams of Murfreesboro and Jeffery Williams of Leoma; daughter Mary Trapp of Lawrenceburg; sisters Pearlene Ratliff and Nadine Weeks of Lawrenceburg. Seven grandchildren and two great grandchildren also survive.

   Visitation with the family will be from 5:00 until 9:00 p.m. Sunday, February 3, 2008, at Pettus-Turnbo Funeral Home.

   Funeral services will be held at the funeral home chapel at 12:00 p.m. Monday , February 4, 2008, with Jerry Taylor officiating. Burial will follow at Blooming Grove Cemetery.

   Pettus-Turnbo Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

 

Maudie Clara Stout Mashburn

   Maudie Clara Stout Mashburn, age 103, of Five Points, passed away Saturday, February 2, 2008.

   A native of Lawrence County, Mashburn was a homemaker, one of the oldest members of the Lawrence County Extension Service, and a member of the Bonnertown United Methodist Church.

   Survivors include sons Lawrence Mashburn of Fayetteville and Charles Mashburn of Nashville, and daughter Doris Mummer of Hoover, Alabama. Nine grandchildren and seven great grandchildren also survive.

   Visitation with the family will be from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 5, 2008, at Loretto Memorial Chapel.

   Funeral services will be conducted beginning at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, with Gayle Haywood and Ted Strickland officiating. Burial will follow at Bonnertown Cemetery.

   Loretto Memorial Chapel is in charge of all arrangements.

 

Seth Allen Daniel

   Seth Allen Daniel, age 18, of Summertown, passed away Saturday, February 2, 2008.

   A native of Columbia, Daniel was disabled and a member of the Chapel Grove Church of Christ.

   Survivors include parents Ed and Lesa Daniel, sister Mary Amanda Daniel, and brother Caleb Daniel, all of Summertown; grandparents Charles and Darlene Daniel of Alaska and Billy and Lyndia Giles of Summertown; and great grandmother June Patton of Lawrenceburg.

   Visitation with the family will be from 3:00 until 9:00 p.m. Monday, February 4, 2008, at Neal Funeral Home in Lawrenceburg.

   Funeral services will be held at the funeral home at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 5, 2008, with Johnny Fisher and John Daniel officiating. Burial will follow at Chapel Grove Cemetery.

   Neal Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

 

Agnes Lorene Lopp Kimbrell

   Agnes Lorene Lopp Kimbrell, age 84, of Iron City, passed away Wednesday, January 30, 2008.

   A native of Lawrence County, Kimbrell was retired from Perry Enterprise and a member of the Rocky Ford Freewill Baptist Church.

   Survivors include son Larry Kimbrell and daughter Deborah Hodges, both of Iron City, and sister Nellie Foster of Lawrenceburg. Five grandchildren and nine great grandchildren also survive.

   Visitation with the family will be from 5:00 until 9:00 p.m. Friday, February 1, 2008, at Loretto Memorial Chapel. Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, February 2, 2008, with Jr. Daniel officiating. Burial will follow at Restview Cemetery.

   Loretto Memorial Chapel is in charge of all arrangements.

                                                     

Dora Ferrell Gray

   Dora Ferrell Gray, age 87, of Lawrenceburg, passed away Thursday, January 31, 2008.

   A native of Lawrence County, Gray was retired from Walmart and a member of the Liberty Grove Baptist Church.

   Survivors include sons  J.E. and Phill Gray and daughter Daphine Lopp, all of

Lawrenceburg. Seven grandchildren and fifteen great grandchildren also survive.

   Visitation with the family will be from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. Friday, February 1, 2008, at Loertto Memorial Chapel. Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, February 2, 2008, with Ed Lopp officiating. Burial will follow at Richardson Chapel Cemetery.

   Loretto Memorial Chapel is in charge of all arrangements.

 

Etta Magdalene Shelton

   Etta Magdalene “Maggie” Shelton, age 79, of Lawrenceburg, passed away Thursday, January 31, 2008.

   A native of Lauderdale County, Alabama, Shelton was a retired clerk from Office Supply and a member of the Highland Park Baptist Church.

   Survivors include daughter Rita McCoy of Lawrenceburg; son Barry Shelton of Leoma; step son Edward Shelton of Ohio; and sister Evelenia Weir of Alabama. Six grandchildren and six great grandchildren also survive.

   Visitation with the family will be from 5:00 until 9:00 p.m. Saturday, February 2, 2008,  at Neal Funeral Home. Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home at 1:00 p.m. Sunday, February 3, 2008, with Mickey Brackin officiating. Burial will follow at Lawrence County Memorial Gardens.

   Neal Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

 

Ronnie Ford

   Ronnie Ford, age 66, of Leoma, passed away Thursday, January 31, 2008.

   A native of Alabama, Ford was a furrier and farmer, and attended the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witness.

   Survivors include daughters Rhonda Ford of Lawrenceburg, Amanda Springer of Leoma and Debbie Ford of Leoma, and son Rodney Ford of Summertown. Ten grandchildren also survive.

   A memorial service will be held at a later date with Richard Anderson officiating.

   Neal Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

Mary Evelyn Gibbons Hanna

   Mary Evelyn Gibbons Hanna, age 78, died on Sunday, January 27, 2008, at her home.

   A native of Lawrence County, Hanna was retired from Ironaw Company and was a member of Greenwood Church of Christ.

   Survivors include husband George Hanna of Ethridge; half brothers Bobby and Donnie Gibbons; cousin Edith Matto. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

   Visitation with the family will be from 4:00 until 9:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 29, 2008, at Carr & Erwin Funeral Home in Pulaski. Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 30, 2008. Burial will follow at Giles Memory Garden

   Carr & Erwin Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

  

Elwood John "Al" Wills

   Elwood John “Al” Wills, age 83, of Lawrenceburg, passed away on Saturday, January 26, 2008.

   Willis was retired from Murray, Inc., and was a Navy Veteran of World War II.

   Survivors include wife Pat Wills of Lawrenceburg; daughters Kathleen Wills and Nora Lee Wills, both of Lawrenceburg; son Daniel Wills of Asheville, North Carolina. Five grandchildren and one great grandchild also survive.

   Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 29, 2008, at DeJohn Funeral Home in South Euclid, Ohio.

   Condolences may be emailed via the funeral home website at:  www.dejohnfuneral.com.

Charles H. Mackey

   Charles H. Mackey, age 84, of Leoma, passed away on Sunday, January 27, 2008 at Crockett Hospital.

   A native of Lawrence County, Mackey was a retired employee of the U.S. Government Soil Conservation Service where he was employed for thirty-seven years as a civil engineer, served in a U.S. Army M.A.S.H. unit during the Korean War and in Europe during World War II, and was a member of Mars Hill Baptist Church.

   Survivors include wife Dorothy Purser Mackey of Leoma; daughter Wanda Mackey of Nashville; son Neal Mackey of Hawkinsville, Georgia; sister Edith Caperton of Bumpus Mills; brother Avery Mackey of Marietta; and grandson Evan Mackey. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

   Visitation with the family will be from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 29, 2008, at Neal Funeral Home. Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, January 30, 2008, with Mickey Brackin and Gary Hughes officiating. Burial will follow at Lawrence County Memorial Gardens with military honors.

   In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Disable American Veterans, P.O. Box 14301, Cincinnati, OH, 45250-0301, or to the Alzheimer’s Association, 225 north Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, 60601-7633.

   Neal Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

Charles Edward “Chuck” Laws

   Charles Edward “Chuck” Laws, age 44, of Lawrenceburg, passed away Saturday, January 26, 2008, at Crockett Hospital.

   A native of Dayton, Ohio, Laws was a painter, a veteran, and a member of the Baptist faith.

   Survivors include daughters Krystal Laws and Stacy Laws, both of Texas, and Josie Laws of Missouri; mother Carolyn Laws of Lawrenceburg; and brothers Don Laws and James E. Laws, both of Lawrenceburg. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

   Visitation with the family will be from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. Monday, January 28, 2008, at Neal Funeral Home. Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 29, 2008, with Al Hardy officiating. Burial will follow at Lawrence County Memorial Gardens.

   Neal Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

Wilma Marie Hill

   Wilma Marie Hill, age 71, of Hohenwald, passed away Thursday, January 24, 2008.

   A native of Alabama, Hill is survived by daughter Georgia Whitehead of Lawrenceburg; brothers James Hill of Texas, Melvin Hill of Covington, Charles Hill of Cullman and Zeno Hill, Jr., of Hohenwald; sisters Darrell Gray of Covington and Ann Durham of Brighton. Three grandchildren and three great grandchildren also survive.

   Visitation with the family will begin at 5:00 p.m. Friday, January 25, 2008, at McDonald Funeral Home. Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, January 26, 2008 with Bill Webb officiating. Burial follow at Lewis County Memorial Gardens.

J.W. Gray, Jr.

   J.W. “Bud” Gray Jr., age 78, of Ethridge, passed away Thursday, January 24, 2008.

   A native of Lawrence County, Gray was retired from Murray, Inc., and a member of the Shady Grove Church of Christ.

   Survivors include daughters Kathy Thomason of Linden and Melinda Corbin of Ethridge; sons Mickey, Larry and Gaylon Gray, all of Lawrenceburg; sisters Helen Norman of Lawrenceburg and Emily Brown of Elizabethtown, Kentucky; and brother Rafel Gray of Jeffersonville, Indiana. Twelve grandchildren and ten great grandchildren also survive.

   Visitation with the family will be from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Saturday, January 26, 2008, Neal Funeral Home. Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, January 26, 2008. at the chapel of the funeral home, with burial following at Shady Grove Cemetery.

   Neal Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

Dewey Junior Garrard

   Dewey Junior Garrard, age 78, of Lawrenceburg, passed away Wednesday, January 23, 2008.

   A native of Lawrence County, Garrard was a cabinet builder and a member of the Cathedral of Faith.

   Survivors include wife Nannie Garrard of Lawrenceburg; sons Roy Garrard of Lewisburg, Jerry Garrard of Belfast, David Garrard of Shelbyville and Paul Garrard of Leoma; daughters Wanda Tidwell of Lawrenceburg and Mary Garrard of Dickson; and sister Mary Davis of Michigan. Twenty-one grandchildren and ten great grandchildren also survive.

   Visitation with the family will be from 3:00 until 8:00 p.m. Thursday, January 24, 2008, at Pettus-Turnbo Funeral Home. Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Friday, January 25, 2008, at the funeral home chapel, with John Olivares officiating. Burial will follow at Leoma Cemetery.

   PettusTurnbo Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

 

Reverend Bennie Loyd Jones

  Reverend Bennie Loyd Jones, age 75, of Loretto, passed away Monday, January 21, 2008.

  A native of Lawrence County, Jones was retired from Murray, Inc., and a member of the Peppertown Freewill Baptist Church.

  Survivors include daughters Thelma Hunt of Murfreesboro and Kathy McLaughlin of Greenhill; sons Bennie Jones of Nashville and Lewis Jones of Waynesboro; brother Bob Jones of Peppertown; and sisters Madge Stanford of Loretto and Margaret Joiner of Peppertown. One grandchild and one great grandchild also survive.
  Visitation with the family will be from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 23, 2008, at Loretto Memorial Chapel. Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, January 24, 2008 at the funeral home, with Jerry Coker and Edward Burbank officiating. Burial will follow at Liberty Grove Cemetery. A Masonic Service will be held at graveside.

 

Royce Franklin Newton

  Royce Franklin Newton, age 85, of Leoma, passed away Saturday, January 19, 2008.

  A native of Lauderdale County, Alabama, Newton was a retired farmer and salesman for Primrose Oil Company, an Army veteran, and a member of the Antioch United Methodist Church.
  Survivors include wife Ruby Newton; daughters Melody McKissack of Leoma and Gayla Newton of Columbia; son Mark Newton of Leoma; and brothers Willard Newton of Bonnertown and Hulon Newton of Anderson, Alabama. Seven grandchildren also survive.
  Visitation with the family will be held from 4:00 until 9:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 22, 2008 at Neal Funeral Home. Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home at 3:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 23, 2008, with Earl Davis officiating. Burial will follow at Bonnertown Cemtery with full military honors.

Shelby Olean Blackburn

   Shelby Olean Blackburn, age 84, of Iron City, passed away Friday, January 18, 2008.

   A native of Lauderdale County, Alabama, Blackburn was a Nursing Aid and a member of the Iron City Church of Christ.

   Survivors include son William "Buddy" Blackburn of Greenhill; daughters Stella Kelley, Judy Putman and Rhonda Daniels, all of Iron City; brothers Holland Hill of Florence and Douglas Hill of Greenhill; sisters Birdie Clanton of Cloverdale, Alabam, and Lola Richardson of Greenhill. Fifteen grandchildren, Thirty great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren also survive.

   Visitation with the family will be from 6:00 until 9:00 p.m. Saturday, January 19, 2008, at Loretto Memorial Chapel. Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, January 20, 2008, at the funeral home, with Barry Anderson and Alvin Austin officiating. Burial will follow Mt. Zion Cemetery.

Mary Sue Morgan Perry

  Mary Sue Morgan Perry, age 57, of Lawrenceburg, passed away Friday, January 18, 2008.

   A native of Lawrence County, Perry was a factory worker, a homemaker, and a member of the Cedar Hill Baptist Church.

   Survivors include son Sam Perry of Lawrenceburg; daughter Lisa Daniels of Leoma; brother Bobby Morgan of Lawrenceburg; sisters Joyce Gobble of Leoma, Pam Holt and Alice Smith, both of Lawrenceburg, and Ann Hallmark of Loretto. Three grandchildren also survive.

   Visitation with the family will be from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m. Sunday, January 20, 2008, at Pettus-Turnbo Funeral Home.Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m Monday, January 21, 2008, at the funeral home. Burial follow at Mt. Horeb Cemetery.

Ella Lorene Springer Smith

   Ella Lorene Springer Smith, age 85, of Greenhill, passed away Saturday, January 19, 2008.

   A native of Lawrence County, Smith was retired from Rogers High School and a member of the Greenhill Methodist Church.

   Survivors include sons Doyle Smith of Greenhill and Gaylon Smith of Clarksville; daughters Linda Green of Chattanooga, Della Hughes of Illinois, and Diane Fisher of Lawrenceburg; step daughter Lottie Williamson of Indiana; brothers Lambert Springer of Florence, Reeder Springer of Center Star, and Larry Springer of Florida; and sisters Dorothy Solly of Rogersville, Inda Oliver of Jackson, Jayne Matthews of Lexington, and Frances Stutts of Killen. Thirteen grandchildren and twenty-two great grandchildren also survive.

   Visitation with the family will be from 5:00 until 9:00 p.m. Sunday, January 20, 2008 at Loretto Memorial Chapel. Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home at 1:00 p.m. Monday, January 21, 2008, with Steve Reding officiating. Burial will follow at Richardson Chapel Cemetery.

   Loretto Memorial Chapel is in charge of all arrangements.

Velma Elizabeth McAdams McCord, age 73, of Lawrenceburg, Tennessee, died Wednesday January 16, 2008, at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville, Tennessee.  She was co-owner of South Tennessee Produce, a native of Lawrence County, a homemaker and of the Baptist faith.

She is survived by her husband Thermaon McCord of Lawrenceburg, Two Daughters, Sandra South and Kathy Vandiver of Lawrenceburg, One Son, Jackie McCord of Lawrenceburg.  Seven grandchildren, Two great grandchildren survive.  Family will receive friends from 10am to 12:30pm Friday January 18, 2008.  Graveside service and interment will be held at Lawrence County Memorial Gardens in Lawrence County at 1pm Friday January 18, 2008 with R.C. Peppers officiating Condolences may be sent by way of Neal funeral homes website.  http://www.nealfuneralhome.net.

Omie Beavers Kilpatrick Jones
  Omie Beavers Kilpatrick Jones, age 88, of Florence, passed away Friday, January 19, 2008.

  A native of Alabama, Jones was retired from Genesco and a member of the Woodlawn Church of Christ.

  Survivors include daughters Barbara Davis of Florence and Linda Fox of St. Joseph; sons Carlton Kilpactrick of Florence and Glen Kilpatrick of Huntsville; stepdaughters Frances Bienlich, Sharon Moore and Deborah Farley all of Texas; and stepson Gary Jones of Muscle Shoals. Seven grandchildren, ten step grandchildren, fourteen great grandchildren and several step great grandchildren also survive.

  Visitation with the family will be from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. Saturday, January 12, 2008, at Loretto Memorial Chapel. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, January 12, 2008, at Center Hill Church of Christ with Keith Davis and Randall Fox officiating. Burial will follow at Center Hill Cemetery.

  Loretto Memorial Chapel is in charge of all arrangements.

 

Maggie Perry Clayton Heuer
  Maggie Perry Clayton Heuer, age 92, of Florida, passed away Friday, January 11, 2008.

  A native of Lawrence County, Heur was a retired inspector from a manufacturing company, a homemaker and a member of the Pulaski Street Church of Christ.

  Survivors include daughter Gail Boger of Florida; sons Jesse Clayton of Nashville and Jim of Illinois; and sister Mary Coats of Illinois. Ten grandchildren and seventeen great grandchildren also survive

  Visitation with the family will be from 4:30 until 8:00 p.m. Sunday, January 13, 2008, at Neal Funeral Home.Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m.  Monday, January 14, 2008, at the funeral home with Jesse Clayton officiating. Burial will follow at Houser Cemetery.

  Neal Funeal Home is in charge of all arrangements.

 

Lucille Stanley Hill
  Lucille Stanley Hill, age 64, of Lawrenceburg, passed away Wednesday, January 9, 2008.

  A native of Virginia, Hill was an employee of the Lawrence County Tax Assessor's office, sat with the elderly and was a member of the Baptist faith.

  Survivors include husband Keith Hill; son Tim Cunningham of Ethridge; and brother Nolan “Butch” Stanley Jr., of Ardmore. Five grandchildren also survive.

  Visitation with the family will be from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m. Friday, January 11, 2008, at Neal Funeral Home. Funeral services will be conducted at 11:000 a.m.  Saturday, January 12, 2008, at the funeral home with Tim Cunningham officiating. Burial will follow at Lawrence County Memorial Gardens.

  Neal Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

 

Ida Jeanette Millikan Hooper
  Ida Jeanette Millikan Hooper, age 64, of Lawrenceburg, passed away Saturday. January 12, 2008.

  A native of Florida, Hooper was a retired employee of Southeast Carriers and a member of the Lawrenceburg First Baptist Church.
  Survivors include daughters Lori Stanfill and Levonne Gulley both of Lawrenceburg and Leanna Langley of Columbia; and brother Gilbert Millikan of Florida. Six grandchildren also survive.
  Visitation with the family will be held from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. Sunday, January 13, 2008, at Neal Funeral Home. Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. Monday, January 14, 2008, at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Mars Hill Cemetery.

  Neal Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

 

Edith Estelle Judkins Clifton
  Edith Estelle Judkins Clifton, age 76, of Lawrenceburg, passed away Thursday, January 10, 2008.

  |A native of Lawrence County, Clifton was a homemaker and a member of the Flatwoods Church of Christ.

  Survivors include daughter Jean Snook of Lawrenceburg; sons Wayne Clifton of Florida, and Ray and Carl Clifton both of Lawrenceburg. Six grandchildren, three step grandchildren, six great grandchildren and four step great grandchildren also survive.

  Visitation with the family will be from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. Saturday, January 12, 2008, at Neal Funeral Home. Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m.  Sunday, January 13, 2008 at 2 at the funeral home with Jerry Taylor and Colin Leighton officiating. Burial will follow in Houser Cemetery.

  Neal Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

 

Crystal Spring Howell
  Crystal Spring Howell, 25, of Prospect, passed away Tuesday, January 8, 2008.

  A native of Giles County, Howell was a homemaker and a member of the Baptist faith.
  Survivors include daughter Madison Bailey of Prospect; parents Stanley and Ann Howell of Prospect; and brother Blake Howell of Prospect. Several relatives from Lawrence County also survive.
  Visitation with the family will be from 4:00 until 9:00 p.m. Thursday, January 10, 2008, at Loretto Memorial Chapel

  Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m., Friday the funeral home, with Brent Hawkins and Thomas Mattox officiating. Burial will follow at Union Hill Cemetery.

  Loretto Memorial Chapel is in charge of all arrangements.

 

Clara Estelle Putman Dotson
  Clara Estelle Putman Dotson, age 90, of Franklin passed away Saturday, January 12, 2008.

  Dotson was the owner/operator of Dotson's Restaurant in Franklin and lived in Lawrence County for many years.

  Survivors include son Bill C. Dotson; sisters Loucile Putman of Lawrenceburg, Christine Swafford of Nashville and Elsie Sellers of New York City; and brother Bud Putman of Lawrenceburg. Two grandchildren and five great grandchildren also survive.

   Funeral services will be conducted at 10:00 a.m. Monday, January 14, 2008, at The People Church in Franklin. Burial will follow at Williamson Memorial Gardens.

  The family requests that memorials be made to the American Heart Association or to The People's Church.

  Williamson Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements

Rome Empson Nash, Jr.

   Rome Empson Nash, Jr., age 72, of Ethridge, passed away Friday, January 11, 2008, at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville.

   A native of Goodlettsville, Nash was retired from the State of Tennessee Department of Transportation as a Paving Crew Supervisor and a U.S. Marine veteran of the Korean Conflict.

   Survivors include son James E. (Dixie) Beck of Ethridge; daughter Dorma Nell (Raymond) Scarlett of Lawrenceburg; brothers Thomas Nash of Hohenwald and Vernon Roy and Kenneth Herbert Nash, both of Dickson; and sister Shirley Anne Jackson of Waverly. Seven grandchildren and thirteen great grandchildren also survive.

   Visitation with the family will be held from 3:00 until 8:00 p.m. Sunday, January 13, 2008, and Monday, January 14, 2008, from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Funeral services will begin at 2:00 p.m. Monday at Dickson Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Robert Bravo officiating. Burial will follow in Dickson County Memorial Gardens.

   Dickson Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

Carolyn Sue Chapman Scott Cole

   Carolyn Sue Chapman Scott Cole, age 54, of Lawrenceburg, died January 6, 2008, at Crockett Hospital.

   A native of Lawrence County, Cole was retired from Murray, Inc., and a member of College Place Church of Christ.

   Survivors include husband Steve Cole of Lawrenceburg; sisters Mary Hunt of Iron City, Margaret Gabel of Leoma; brothers Bobby Joe Chapman, Stanley Chapman, both of Lawrenceburg, Willard Chapman of Leoma, David Chapman of Summertown, Phillip Chapman of Hohenwald, Melvin Chapman of Iron City and Ray Chapman of Greenhill, Alabama.

   Visitation with the family will be from 5:00 until 9:00 p.m. Monday, January 7, 2008, at Pettus-Turnbo Funeral Home.

   Funeral services will be conducted at the chapel of the funeral home at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 8, 2008, with Collin Stringer and Chad Moore officiating. Burial will follow at Rose Hill Cemetery in Giles County.

   Pettus-Turnbo Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

Dorothy V. Snider

   Dorothy V. Snider, 73, of Lawrenceburg, passed away Wednesday, January 9, 2008.

   A native of Lawrenceburg, Snider was a homemaker and a member of the Church of Christ.

   Survivors include daughters Jackie Hernandez of Nashville, Lisa Hughes of Missouri and Lorrie Woods of Virginia. Five grandchildren and three great grandchildren also survive.

   Visitation with the family will be held from 1:00 until 2:00 p.m. Saturday, January 12, 2008, at Pettus-Turnbo Funeral Home.

   Funeral services will be held Saturday at 2:00 p.m. at the funeral home with Eddie Rogers officiating. Burial will follow in Lawrence County Memorial Gardens.

                                                                                                    

Hughie Campbell “Jim” Lemay

   Hughie Campbell “Jim” Lemay, age 79, of Ethridge, died Saturday, January 8, 2008, at Crockett Hospital.

   A native of Giles County, Lemay served in the U.S. Navy during World War II, was retired from Marine Group in Nashville, and was a member of the United Pentecostal Church.

   Survivors include wife Bernice Thompson Lemay; sons Jerry Lemay of Ethridge, Terry Lemay of Smyrna, James Lemay of Nashville, and David Lemay of Hendersonville; sister Annie Joe Page of Ethridge. Nine grandchildren and fourteen great grandchildren also survive.

   Visitation with the family will be held from 11:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. Sunday, January 6, 2008, at Neal Funeral Home.

   Funeral services will be conducted at 3:00 p.m. Monday, January 7, 2007, at the funeral home with Brother Roy Staggs officiating. Burial will follow at Lawrence County Memorial Gardens, with full military honors.

   Neal Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

James Nolan Smith

   James Nolan Smith, age 81, of Lawrenceburg, died January 6, 2008, at Crockett Hospital.

   A native of Lawrence County, Smith was retired from auto manufacturing, a U.S. Navy Veteran of World War II, and a member of Pulaski Street Church of Christ.

   Survivors include wife Franki Inell Hughes Bivens Smith; son Bobby Joe Bivens of Lawrenceburg; daughter Carol Davenport of Leoma; brother Tony Smith of Iowa; sisters Glenda Grinnell and Onda Bailey, both of Lawrenceburg. Six grandchildren, five great grandchildren, three great great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews also survive.

   Visitation with the family will be held from 5:00 until 9:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 9, 2008, at Pettus-Turnbo Funeral Home.

   Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, January 10, 2008, at the funeral home.

   Pettus-Turnbo Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

Larry Eugene McMullin

   Larry Eugene McMullin, age 61, of Summertown, died Saturday, January 5, 2008, at his residence.

   A native of Birmingham, Alabama, McMullin was an employee of Conalco and attended Summertown Baptist Church.

   Survivors include wife Doris McMullin of Summertown; daughter Donna Bennett of Ethridge; son Kenny McMullin of Lawrenceburg; brothers Dorris McMullin of Summertown and Billy Joe McMullin of Manchester. Six grandchildren, three step grandchildren, three great grandchildren, and two step great grandchildren also survive.

   Visitation with the family will be held from 5:00 until 9:00 p.m. Monday, January 7, 2008, at Neal Funeral Home.

   Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 8, 2008, at the funeral home with Reverend Howard L. Kitter officiating. Burial will follow in Summertown Cemetery.

   Neal Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

Mamie Louise Flippo Swindle

   Mamie Louise Flippo Swindle, age 94, of Lawrenceburg, died Sunday, January 6, 2008, at her daughter’s residence in Chickamauga, Georgia.

   A native of Lawrenceburg, Swindle was a homemaker and a member of Salem Church of Christ.

   Survivors include daughter Ema J. (Joe) Wiley, of Chickamauga and son Zeke (Shirley) Swindle of Lawrenceburg. Four grandchildren, eight great grandchildren and eighteen great great grandchildren also survive.

   Visitation with the family will be held from 3:00 until 9:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 8, 2008, at Neal Funeral Home.

   Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 9, 2008, with Rev. Dennis Chambers officiating. Burial will follow at Lawrence County Memorial Gardens.

   Neal Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

Mary Lillian Evers Getz

   Mary Lillian Evers Getz, age 87, of Lawrenceburg, passed away Sunday, January 6, 2008, at NHC Scott Heathcare following an extended illness.

   A native of Lawrence County, Getz was a retired seamstress and a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church.

   Survivors include step daughters Nancy Roderick of California and Helen Penny of Hawaii; sisters Ruth Waltz and Helen Evers of Lawrenceburg. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

   Visitation with the family will be held from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m. on Monday, January 7, 2008, at Loretto Memorial Chapel, with a Prayer Service slated to begin at 7:00 p.m.

   Funeral services will be conducted at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 8, 2008, at St. Joseph Catholic Church with Deacon Sammy Beckman officiating. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery.

   Loretto Memorial Chapel is in charge of all arrangements.

William Homer Smith

   William Homer Smith, age 78, of Lawrenceburg, passed away Tuesday, January 8, 2008.

   A native of Lawrence County, Smith was retired from Maury Ohio and Lawrenceburg Police Department Reserves and was a member of the Calvery Hill Church of God.

   Survivors include wife Margie Wires Smith; daughters Patricia Shults of Duck River and Sharon Faulkner of Lawrenceburg; brother Bobby Ray Smith of Tullahoma; sister Dorothy Vaughn of Nashville. Three grandchildren and five great grandchildren also survive.

   Visitation with the family will be from 5:00 until 9:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 9, 2008 at Pettus-Turnbo Funeral Home.

   Funeral services will be held Thursday, January 10, 2008, at 4:00 p.m. at the funeral home with Don Goodrum and Paul Inman officiating. Burial will follow in Lawrence County Memorial Gardens.

   Pettus-Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

 

Buford E. Goolsby

  Buford E. Goolsby Jr., age 67, of Lawrenceburg, passed away Saturday January 5, 2008.

  Retired from the Lawrenceburg Golf and Country Club, Goolsby was a Lawrenceburg City Commissioner, a member of the Lawrenceburg Utility Systems Utility Board and a member of the Mars Hill Baptist Church.

   Survivors include wife, Sandra Kobeck Goolsby; daughter Lisa Porter of Lawrenceburg; son Daren Goolsby of Lawrenceburg; sisters Janice Cartwright of Ethridge, Gail Key of Leoma, Nell Gay of Georgia, Sherry Jackson and Darlene Taylor both of Lawrenceburg; and brothers Danford Goolsby of Nashville and Bill Goolsby of Leoma.

   Visitation with the family will be from 4:00 until 9:00 p.m. Sunday, January 6, 2007 at the Neal Funeral Home. Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, January 7, 2008, with Mickey Brackin officiating. Burial will follow in the Lawrence County Memorial Gardens.

   Neal Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

                                                                                                                

Rachel Wilburn, age 90, of Lawrenceburg, died Thursday, January 3, 2008 at Scott Healthcare Center in Lawrenceburg.  She was a native of Lawrence County, Tennessee, served Lawrence County as Register of Deeds for many years, and was a member of College Place Church of Christ.

She is survived by one daughter Janice Shaffer of Lawrenceburg.

Two sons, Bob Wilburn of Chicago, Ill, John Wilburn of Nashville.

One sister, Reba Gallaher of Columbia, Tn.

Three grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

Family will receive friends from 3pm to 7pm Friday, January 4, 2008.  Funeral services will be conducted at Neal Funeral Home at 1pm Saturday, January 5, 2008, with Colin Stringer officiating.  Interment will follow at Mimosa Cemetery in Lawrenceburg. 

Lois Christine White, age 90, of Hammond Louisiana passed away Wednesday, January 2, 2008 at North Oaks Medical Center after a Extended illness.  She was a native of Lawrence County Tennessee, a member of the Fall River Methodist Church, a retired custodian.  Funeral services will be held at Loretto Memorial Chapel on Sunday January 6, 2008 at 1:30p.  Buck Howard will be officiating.  Burial will follow in Fall River Cemetery.  Family will receive friends on Sunday January 6, from 12 – 1:30p.

Survivors are one sister, Thelma Marie Fauris of Hammond Louisiana.

2 brothers Noah White and Dan White.

Several Nieces and Nephews also survive. 

Preceded in death by parents John and Mattie Lou Smith White and 4 sisters Alma Steadman, Ozell Powell, Estell Stockman, Baby sister.

Loretto Memorial Chapel is in charge of all arrangements.

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