Lewis Co, Tennessee:

Death Notices
printed in the Lewis County Herald
Hohenwald, TN
2004
A TnGenWeb Project

 

 

     The Lewis County Herald, Inc. is published every Thursday morning at 31 East Linden Avenue, Hohenwald, TN.  All obituaries are transcribed  by Cheryl Zelek.  I receive my copies of the Lewis County Herald via the US Postal Service  two to three  weeks after publication.  The information is public record. 

     The information stated in obituaries is only as good as the source.  Obituaries are usually the least accurate of all records.   Remember to confirm all information using primary sources such as birth certificates.

Thursday, January 1, 2004 Issue

Name:   Claude Thomas Miller, age 59
Date of Birth:     7 May 1944 in Virginia Beach, Princess Anne Co, VA
Date of Death:     27 December 2003 in Nashville, Davidson Co, TN
Date of Funeral:     2 January 2004
Burial Site:     Middle Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery, Nashville, Davidson Co, TN
Parents:    Thomas Edwin and Ethel Virginia VanNostrand Miller
Spouse:   Shannon Dee Bumgarner Miller
Survivors:    wife; daughters, Shawn Marie Miller [Jeff] Housle, Valerie Jean Miller [David] Geisinger, Shandee Ann Hamlin,  Scarlett O'Hara Hamelin [Tim] King, Mary Estelle Hamelin [Timothy] Giles, Michelle Antionette Hamelin [Chris] Galloway, and Claudean Longette Miller;  sister, Barbara Ann Miller [Billy] Batterby; brother, Edwin Lewis Miller; 8 grandchildren.
Preceded in death:  parents

Name:   Pauline Josephine Hensley Bates, age 82
Date of Birth:   12 December 1921 in Camden, Benton Co, TN
Date of Death:   27 December 2003 in Nashville, Davidson Co, TN
Date of Funeral:  29 December 2003
Burial Site:  Edwards Cemetery, Lewis Co, TN
Parents:   Robert L and Ruhama Webb Hensley
Spouse:   Jason C. Bates  [deceased]
Survivors: sons, Danny, Stephen, and Clark Bates;  duaghters, Jill Hunt, Barbara Meredith, Ruhama Sisco, Angela Floyd, Lynda Mercer, Janice Willis, Helen Bates, Judy Schwendimann, and Donna Couch;  33 grandchildren, 48 great-grandchildren and 8 great-great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death:  parents; spouse; son, Jason Clifford Bates, II

Name:  Suzan Marie Gordon, age 52
Date of Birth:  18 November 1951 in Ypsilanti, Washtenaw Co, MI
Date of Death:  30 December 2003 in Columbia, Maury Co, TN
Date Family Will Receive Friends :   2 January 2004
Date of Funeral:  Not scheduled at this time
Parents:
  Thomas g and Nancy Jane Goodrich Moore
Spouse:  Terrance Gordon
Survivors:  husband;  sons, Israel, Jason, Nathan, and Olney Gordon;  brother, Thomas Moore;  sister, Sally Seals;  4 grandchildren.
Preceded in death:  parents

Name:  Lula Mae Spears Ashmore, age 86
Date of Birth:  28 September 1917 in Alabama
Date of Death:  26 December 2003 in Columbia, Maury Co, TN
Date of Funeral:  28 December 2003 in Lawrenceburg, Lawrence Co, TN
Burial Site:  Barnesville Cemetery
Parents:  John and Margaret Ellen Staggs Spears
Spouse:  Ola Ashmore
Survivors:  husband;  sons, David, Melvin and Millard Ashmore;  duaghter, Jennie Cotton, and  Ruth Brock;  9 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; 4 great-great-grandchildren
Preceded in death: 

Thursday, January 8, 2004 Issue

Name:  James Wesley Cotham, age 73
Date of Birth:  13 August 1930
Date of Death:  4 January 2004 in Columbia, Maury Co, TN
Date of Funeral:  6 January 2004
Burial Site:  Edwards Cemetery, Lewis Co, TN
Parents:  Will J and Estalee Skelton Cotham
Spouse:  none listed
Survivors:  sons, Terry W, Justin D, and Tony Cotham;  brother, Elvin; sisters, Nola Vaughn and Maybelle Cotham; 8 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death:   parents

Name:  Jerry Paul Graves, age 57
Date of Birth:  18 October 1946 in Lewis Co, TN
Date of Death:  6 January 2004 in Hohenwald, Lewis Co, TN
Date of Funeral:  8 January 2004
Burial Site:  Swiss Cemetery, Hohenwald, Lewis Co, TN
Parents:  William Allen and Nellie Shann Graves
Survivors:  brother, Walter graves; sister, Jewel Wisdom; 5 nieces and nephews
Preceded in death:   parents

Name:  William Roy "Bill" Mitchell, age 72
Date of Birth:  13 August 1931 in Hohenwald, Lewis Co, TN
Date of Death:  30 December 2003, Mt. Juliet, Wilson Co, TN
Date of Funeral:  2 January 2004
Burial Site:  Mt. Juliet Memorial Gardens, Wilson Co, TN
Parents:  Claude and Charlotte Mitchell
Spouse:  Betty Mitchell
Survivors:  spouse;  sons, Jim and David Mitchell;  daughters, Beverly Martin, Bonnie Wehby, and Michelle Hudson;  brother, Bobby Mitchell; sister, Mary Jo Birdwell;  12 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren;  he was the nephew of Joanne Hyatt and Charles Cuthbert Hinson
Preceded in death:   parents; grandson, Jamie Mitchell

Name:  Berthal "Bill" William Trent, age 76
Date of Birth:  18 January 1927 in Hale Center, TX
Date of Death:  14 December 2003 in Camp Verde, AZ
Date of Funeral:  17 December 2003 in the hangar of Ray Allen's Montezuma Airpark Home
Burial Site:  none listed
Parents:  not listed
Spouse:  Joyce Baker Trent  [married 55 years]
Survivors:  spouse; son, Bill [Rita} Trent;  daughter, Joy [Ed] Estes; brother, Lee Trent; several grandchildren

Thursday, January 15, 2004 Issue

Name:  Virginia Christine Hickerson, age 68
Date of Birth:  9 September 1935
Date of Death:  9 January 2004 in Normandy, Bedford Co, TN
Date of Funeral:  11 January 2004
Burial Site:  Himes Cemetery, Lewis Co, TN
Parents:  Claude and Mavis Campbell Hinson
Spouse:  none listed
Survivors:  son, Bobby Hickerson; daughters, Letha Graham and Patricia young;  sisters, Ruth Whitehead and Elizabeth Tibbs; 6 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death:  parents

Name:  Ruby May Choate, age 91
Date of Birth
Date of Death:  2 January 2004 in Dyer, Gibson Co, TN
Date of Funeral:  4 January 2004
Burial Site:  Davidson Chapel Church Cemetery, Gibson Co, TN
Parents: 
Spouse:  Walter Choate  [deceased]
Survivors:  daughters, Alma Duncan, Joyce Richardson, Gail Jackson, Diane Dowdy, Inez Inman, Doris Inman,  Ola Mae Petty, Shirley Brown, and Rose Howell;  son, Roger Choate; sisters, Brownie Smith and Dean Lomax;  20 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death:  husband

Name:  Carol Ann Graves, age 54,
Date of Birth
  March 18, 1949.
Date of Death
January 10, 2004,  Columbia, Maury Co, TN .
Date of Funeral
January 12, 2004
Burial Site: 
Swiss Cemetery, hohenwald, Lewis Co, TN
Parents: 
 Doris Carroll Williams Graves [deceased] and Naymond Graves
Survivors
 son, Jeremy Roden;  daughter,  Diana Roden;  father and step-mother Naymond and Marjorie Graves;   brothers, Ron, Andy, and Jimmy Graves; sisters, Linda Moores  and Melissa Raymer;  Grandmother, Augusta Williams;    grandson Jarrett Roden
Preceded in death: 
mother, Doris Carroll Williams Graves

Name:  Estlee Barber, age 85
Date of Birth
 August 26, 1918 in Perry Co, TN
Date of Death
 January 8, 2004, Columbia, Maury Co, TN
Date of Funeral
 January 10, 2004
Burial Site: 
Swiss Cemetery, Hohenwald, Lewis Co, TN
Parents:  J
ohn Willis and Mattie Ann Hickerson Sharp
Spouse
Cecil Barber  [deceased]
Survivors
son, Leonard Barber; a step-daughter, Loudean Hickerson; brother, Wylie Sharp;  sister Mary Holder;  nine grandchildren and several great grandchildren.
Preceded in death: 
parents; husband, Cecil Barber;  son, Willard Barber

Name:  Jerry Lynn Durham, age 60,
Date of Birth
August 14, 1943
Date of Death
January 11, 2004 in Nashville, Davidson Co, TN
Date of Funeral
January 14, 2004,
Burial Site: 
Freedom Holy Temple Cemetery, Lewis Co, TN
Parents: 
Dewey and Mary Louise Reeves Durham.
Spouse
Annie Marie Davis Durham
Survivors
wife Annie Marie Davis Durham, daughters, Melissa Durham and Joyce Keown ;   brothers, Bedford Durham  and Curtis Durham ;   sisters Bessie Webb and Wilma Basinger;  4 Grandchildren and 3 Great Grandchildren.
Preceded in death:  parents

 Name:  Freddie Elijah Prince, age 75
Date of Birth
Sept. 17, 1928 in Summertown, Lawrence Co, TN
Date of Death
January 10, 2004.
Date of Funeral
January 12, 2004
Burial Site: 
Napier Cemetery, Lewis Co, TN with military honors
Parents: 
William Marion and Sudie Elvira Wynn Prince
Spouse
Virginia Louise Prince  [deceased]
Survivors
sister, Cordie Perry
Preceded in death: 
parents;  wife, Virginia Louise Prince

Name:  LaNeta Nicole Turnbow, age 41
Date of Birth
October 4, 1962
Date of Death
January 11, 2004, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident on State Route 13 in Wayne Co, TN
Date of Funeral
January 13, 2004
Burial Site: 
Loveless Cemetery, Lewis Co, TN
Parents: 
James N and the late LaNiIta Jean Powell Turnbow
Spouse
 none listed
Survivors
son Harry N. Beatty;    father and step mother James N. and MaryAnn Turnbow;   sister, Etta Jane Chambliss;   step brother, Gerald G. Howarth;   step-sisters, Barbara Ann Hensley, Deborah M. Howarth, and Pamela A. Curry; 
Preceded in death: 
LaNiIta Jean Powell Turnbow

Name:  Mitchell Ray Hester, age 67
Date of Birth:  5 December 1936 in Tuscumbia, AL
Date of Death:  11 January 2004 in Columbia, Maury Co, TN
Date of Funeral:  13 January 2004
Burial Site:  Lawrence County Memorial Gardens, Lawrence Co, TN
Parents:  Oscar Columbus and Bertha Mae Mitchell Hester
Spouse:  none listed.
Survivors:  sisters, Jean Caperton and Lucille Britnell; brothers, Nelson, Wayne and Lawrence Hester.
Preceded in death:   parents

Thursday, January 22, 2004 Issue

Name:  Judith Faye Tanner, age 51
Date of Birth:  21 December 1952 in MI
Date of Death:  17 January 2004 in Nashville, Davidson Co, TN
Date of Funeral:  19 January 2004
Burial Site:  Loveless Cemetery, Lewis Co, TN
Parents:  Robert Elvis and Betty Lou Pace Tanner
Survivors: sister, Suzanne Brewer;  aunt and uncle, Faye and Robert Tuttle;   ; cousins, Paula Tuttle Peters and Perry Tuttle.
Preceded in death:  parents

Name:  Jerry Lee Sims, age 63, of Linden, Perry Co, TN
Date of Birth:  13 September 1940 in Hohenwald, Lewis Co, TN
Date of Death:  19 January 2004
Date of Funeral:  21 January 2004
Burial Site:  Bussell Cemetery, Perry Co, TN
Parents:  Lonnie and Catherine Beatty Sims
Spouse:  Linda Sims  [deceased]
Survivors:  sons, Varry [Velma] and Kirk [Heather] Sims;  duaghters, Dawn Richardson [Phil Taylor], and Sherri [Shanon] Reddix; brother, Kent Sims;  sisters, Jeanette Shanes, Diane Aaron, Inez Frazier, and Peggy Roberts;  six grandchildren;
Preceded in death:  parents; wife; brothers, Ralph, Donald, and Lonnie Sims, Jr;  sister Donita Wunchel

Thursday, January 29, 2004 Issue

Name:  Robert Maximillian Fuhrman, age 73
Date of Birth:  26 July 1930 in Detroit, Wayne Co, MI
Date of Death:  January 21, 2004 in Columbia, Maury Co, TN
Date of Funeral:  January 24, 2004.
Burial Site:  Lewis County Memorial Gardens, Lewis Co, TN
Parents:  Robert Maximillian  and Margaret Sullivan Fuhrman, Sr.
Spouse:  [1} Nancy Fuhrman, deceased;  [2] Wilton Fuhrman, deceased;  [3]  Janice Davis Fuhrman
Survivors:  wife;  sons, Michael and Timothy Fuhrman;  daughters, Linda Honeycutt, Katherine Hurt, and Cynthia Fuhrman;  step-daughters, Wanda Hudson and Connie Davis;  brother, Bill Furhman;  sister, Dale Camp;  12 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild
Preceded in death:   parents; first and second wives

Name:  Revis Virgil Hobbs, age 91, of Columbia, Maury Co, TN
Date of Birth:  13 August 1912 in Maury Co, TN
Date of Death:  24 January 2004 in Columbia, Maury Co, TN
Date of Funeral:  26 January 2004 at Oakes and Nichols Funeral Home, Maury Co, TN
Burial Site:  Shane Cemetery, Campbell Community, Maury Co, TN
Parents:  Robert Virgil and Allie Hannah Hobbs
Spouse:  Mary Ball Hobbs,  deceased on 30 October 2002 [married  62 years]
Survivors:  son, Robert Edgar [Janie Hetterman] Hobbs; daughter, Julie Fay {Bryan} Fay; brother, James Lafayette Hobbs;   grandchildren, Dr. Lydia Lane {Dr. Joel] Dworkin, Melissa Lane [Rob] Metcalf, Anna Elizabeth Lane, Alex Bryan Lane, Michelle Lea Hobbs, and Suzanne Hobbs Werthan;  five great-grandchildren
Preceded in death:   parents; wife; sister, Margaret Pigg; brother, Marvin Hannah Hobbs

Thursday, February, 5, 2004 Issue

Name:  Mamie Othel Tharp, age 90
Date of Birth
December 28, 1913 at Only, TN
Date of Death
January 30, 2004 in Columbia, Maury Co, TN
Date of Funeral
February 2, 2004
Burial Site: 
Swiss Cemetery, Hohenwald, Lewis Co, TN
Parents: 
Joseph and Alma Hill Shanes
Spouse
Thomas Lester Tharp  [deceased]
Survivors
sons, George L. Tharp,  J.W. Tharp,  James David Tharp;   and Thomas Tharp, Jr.;  daughters, Virginia Romain,   Mary McElhone,   and Rachel Graham;   brother, Jessie Shanes;   twenty two grandchildren, forty-three great-grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren.
Preceded in death:  parents; husband;
sisters, Frances Yates and Nell Brown

Name:  Lassie Mae Lomax, age 85
Date of Birth
May 8, 1918 in Lewis Co., TN
Date of Death
January 28, 2004 in Hohenwald,  Lewis Co, TN
Date of Funeral:  30 January 2004
Burial Site: 
Swiss Cemetery, Hohenwald, Lewis Co, TN
Parents: 
William Henry and Agnes Talley Sharp
Spouse:  J
esse Paul Lomax  [deceased]
Survivors
son, Carl Lomax; daughters Bettie Carroll and Wilma Bowen; brother Barney Sharp;  sister Hazel Sharp; 5 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren and 7 great great grandchildren. 
Preceded in death:  parents; husband

Name:  Louis Joseph Misurale, age 86
Date of Birth
October 4, 1917 in Bridgeport , Fairfield Co, CT
Date of Death
January 30, 2004 in Columbia, Maury Co, TN
Date of Funeral
Feburary 1, 2004
Burial Site: 
Lewis County Memorial Gardens, Lewis Co, TN
Parents: 
John and Angelina Graziano Misurale
Spouse
Josephine Misurale
Survivors:  wife; 
sons, John Misurale of and Dennis Misurale;   daughters, Joan Marie Russell and Debra Satterfield;  ten grandchildren and sixteen great grandchildren
Preceded in death:  parents

Name:  Alan William Gately, age 29
Date of Birth:  approximately 1975- no date provided in the obituary
Date of Death:  31 January 2004 in Hohenwald, Lewis Co, TN
Date of Funeral:  2 February 2004
Burial Site:  Bethel Cemetery, Hickman Co, TN
Parents:  Carl and Judy Gatley
Spouse:  none listed
Survivors:  parents; son, A J Gatley;  sisters, Leslie Bermudez and Carla York; half-brothers, Rickey and Ronnie Gatley; devoted companion, Beth Tomlin and her daughter, Chesley Shadowens.

Name:  Erma M Hopkins, age 86
Date of Birth:  2 March 1917 in Lansing, Ingham Co, MI
Date of Death:  29 January 2004 in Columbia, Maury Co, TN
Date of Funeral:  not listed in obituary
Burial Site:  not listed in obituary
Parents:  Jacob and Lydia M Lietzke Gruhn
Spouse:  Richard J Hoplins [deceased]
Survivors:  daughter, LaRaine Maag; brothers, Russell, Dale and Milton Gruhn;  sister, Barbara Patrick; 6 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren
Preceded in death:  parents; husband; daughter, Dawn Cronk

Name:  Janice Carol Gaddes, age 54
Date of Birth
Date of Death:  29 January 2004
Date of Funeral:  2 February 2004
Burial Site:  Forest Lawn Cemetery, Goodlettsville, Davidson Co, TN
Parents: 
Spouse:  James Corbin Gaddes  [deceased,  1 January 2004]
Survivors:  son, Chad [Christy] Gaddes; brothers, Eddie, Larry and Ray Staggs; grandson, Spencer Gaddes; granddaughter, Devon Gaddes
Preceded in death:  husband

Name:  George Edward Collison, Jr, age 85
Date of Birth
Date of Death:  28 January 2004 in Columbia, Maury Co, TN
Date of Funeral:  30 January 2004, Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home, Columbia, TN
Burial Site:  Polk Memorial Gardens, Lawrenceburg, Lawrence Co, TN
Parents:  George Edward and Lillian Obenchain Collison, Sr
Spouse:  Dorothy Cox Collison  [deceased]
Survivors:  daughters, Peggy Collison Sciotto and Nancy [Michael] Roberson; son, George Edward [Cynthia] Collison, III;  7 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren
Preceded in death:  parents; wife; daughter, Connie Collison.

Thursday, February, 12, 2004 Issue

Name:  Samuel Hunter Kidd, age 68
Date of Birth:  31 October 1935 in Clarksville, Montgomery Co, TN
Date of Death:  8 February 2004on  Lick Creek Road, Linden, Perry Co, TN
Date of Funeral:  10 February 2004
Burial Site:  Dr. O A Kirk Memorial Cemetery, Perry Co, TN
Parents:  Samuel Scott and Mary Lou Hunter Kidd
Spouse:  Lena Jo Horner, married 43 years
Survivors:  wife; son, Scott William [Nancy Faye Scott]  Kidd; granddaughter, Audra Caroline Kidd.
Preceded in death:  parents

Name:  Buddy Eugene Wix, age 64
Date of Birth:  28 September 1939 in Lawrence Co, TN
Date of Death:  6 February 2004 in Crestview, Okaloosa Co, FL
Date of Funeral:  9 February 2004
Burial Site:  Napier Cemetery, Lewis Co, TN
Parents:  Earlie and Ruth Massey Wix
Spouse:  Jeanette Wix
Survivors:  wife; daughter, Melissa Coubert, and Terri Hunter; brother, Houston Wix;  sister, Flora Jean Gray; 4 grandchildren.
Preceded in death:  parents

Name:  Iris Faye White, age 64
Date of Birth:  not listed
Date of Death:  8 February 2004 in Columbia, Maury Co, TN
Date of Funeral:  10 February 2004 at Shackelford Funeral Chapel, Waynesboro, Wayne Co, TN
Burial Site:  Memorial gardens, Wayne Co, TN
Parents:  Arland Iris Keeton Jones and the late Andrew Gerald Jones
Spouse:  William T White
Survivors:  mother; husband; son, William T White, Jr; daughter, Danna Crotts; brothers, Stephen and Gerald Jones;  sisters, Betty Helton, Linda Karpati and Kaye Balentine; grandsons, Christopher Cody White; Caleb Nathaniel and Joshua Daniel Crotts;
Preceded in death:  father; brother, David Jones.

Name:  John Albert Wray, age 49
Date of Birth:  29 April 1954 in Calico Rock, Izard Co, AR
Date of Death:  5 February 2004 in Hohenwald, Lewis Co, TN
Date of Funeral:  not given
Burial Site:  not given
Parents:  John Sim and Beatrice  June Knight Wray
Spouse:  Mary Virginia Rahmel Wray
Survivors:  parents; wife; son, Josh Wray; daughter, Stephanie Wray; step-son, Terry Nathan Tate; step-daughters, Mini Maxine Crisher and Brandie Cristen Tate; brothers, Michael David and Ronnie Wray; sister, Patricia Irene Jerell; 5 grandchildren

Thursday, February, 19, 2004 Issue

Name:  David Lee Ashley, age 54
Date of Birth
January 24, 1950 in Memphis TN.
Date of Death
February 11, 2004
Date of Memorial Service
February 15, 2004
Burial Site: 
Parents: 
Audrey Gerald and Ruth McMorris Ashley
Spouse
Donna Lynn Ashley
Survivors
wife, three sons, David Robison, Zachary Keith Ashley, and Joshua Gabriel Ashley; two daughters, Rikki Rebecca Carroll and Adrian Erin Keltner;  mother; Ruth McMorris Ashley;  three brothers, Michael Wayne Ashley, Mark Alan Ashley and Steven Kelly Ashley; sister, Amy Ruth Maki;  one grandchild, William Grant Carroll.
Preceded in death: 
Audrey Gerald  Ashley

Name:  Chester Arthur Beckett, better known as "Chet", age 65
Date of Birth
April 14, 1938 in Cleveland, Ohio.
Date of Death
18 February 2004 in Columbia, Maury Co, TN
Date of Funeral
February 20, 2004
Burial Site: 
Downey Cemetery, Lewis Co, TN
Parents: 
Daniel Vale and Vera Elizabeth Roose Beckett
Spouse
Cherry L. Brown Beckett
Survivors
wife , daughters, Vickie Whitwell, Jessica Bain,  and Melissa Clayton; brothers Robert Beckett, and Daniel Beckett;   Eight grandchildren and one great grandchild.
Preceded in death: 
 parents

Name:  Onis O'Neal Hinson, age 82
Date of Birth
December 17, 1921
Date of Death
Feb.ruary 16, 2004
Date of Funeral
February 18, 2004
Burial Site: 
Lewis County Memorial Gardens., Lewis Co, TN
Parents: 
Stanfill and Annie Lee Anderson Hinson.
Spouse
Clara Belle Harris Hinson
Survivors
his wife,  sons, Danny O. Hinson  and Malcolm A. Hinson;   daughters, Loretta Jane Runions, Rebecca L. Miller, Teresa Kenyon, Shirley Coffman,  Sandra Brewer and Brenda K. Cliff;   sisters,  Mary Lee Brewer and Edna Chandler
Preceded in death:  parents

Name:  Mary Elizabeth Kelley, age 93
Date of Birth
Date of Death
February 14, 2004 in Hohenwald, Lewis Co, TN
Date of Funeral
February 17, 2004
Burial Site: 
Beech Grove Cemetery in Hickman Co, TN
Parents: 
William Riley and Julie Tanner Qualls
Spouse
Aaron Profit Kelley  [deceased]
Survivors
sons, Wiley Kelley  and David Kelley ; daughters Carolyn Williams, Evelyn Brewer,  and Kathy Gill;  nineteen grandchildren, twenty-nine great grandchildren and seven great-great grandchildren.
Preceded in death: 
husband;   daughters, Ruth Kelley and Melba Ashworth.

Thursday, February, 26, 2004 Issue

 Name:  Lois Iva Lee McClain, age 82,
Date of Birth
 January 24, 1922
Date of Death
 23 February 2004 in Nashville, Davidson Co, TN
Date of Funeral
February 25, 2004
Burial Site: 
Downey Cemetery, Lewis Co, TN
Parents: 
Fred and Winnie Jane Garrison Creekmore
Spouse
[1] Frank Laxton  [deceased]  [2] Marshal McClain  [deceased]
Survivors
nephews, Robert Keaton and Orville James ;   niece,  Kathy Fisher
Preceded in death:  parents; both husbands

Name:  Ray Jordan Ohman, age 83
Date of Birth
Date of Death
February 24, 2004 in Columbia, Maury Co, TN
Date of Funeral
 Funeral services will be conducted in Joliet, IL
Burial Site: 
 Funeral services will be conducted in Joliet, IL
Parents: 
Paul and Celia Jordan Ohman
Spouse
Rachel Thompson Ohman
Survivors
wife, Rachel Thompson Ohman;  daughters, Julie Gilkey, Nancy Ohman, Gail Baker,  and Sarah Madrid;    brother Carl Ohman;  sister,  Celia Ohman ;   Four grandchildren and three great grandchildren.
Preceded in death: 
 parents;  son, Charles Ohman;   brother, Clifton Ohman.

 Name:  Willadean Belew Reeves,
Date of Birth:  not given
Date of Death
23 February 2004 in Nashville, Davidson Co, TN
Date of Funeral
February 25, 2004
Burial Site: 
Lewis County Memorial Gardens, Lewis Co, TN
Parents: 
John Leonard and Claude Brazier Belew.
Spouse
Carlton Ernest Reeves  [deceased]
Survivors
 son, Jimmy Reeves;  daughters, Patsy Ellison and Rhonda Johnson;   brothers ,Jay  and Lobes Belew;    sister, Dale Shannon ;  Six grandchildren, Justin Reeves,  Brandon Mash,  Jarod Reeves,   Sam and Andolyn Johnson,   and Toni Perdue;  One great grandchild, Jace Perdue. 
Preceded in death:   parents; husband

Name:  Dolores Mae Gilkey, age 74
Date of Birth
December 9, 1929 in San Francisco , CA
Date of Death
February 23, 2004 in Columbia, Maury Co, TN
Date of Funeral
Redondo Beach, CA
Burial Site: 
Redondo Beach, CA
Parents: 
Earl Wayne and Ruth Elizabeth Tolover Warner
Spouse
Donald Earl Gilkey  [deceased]
Survivors
sons, William K. Gilkey and Robert L. Gilkey of Hohenwald;    daughter, Rita J. Chriss;    brother, George Richard Warner;  sister,  Joyce Sandland;   Nine grandchildren and six great grandchildren
Preceded in death:  parents; husband

Name:  Luke Riley Baker
Date of Birth:  16 February 2004
Date of Death:  not given
Date of Funeral:  22 February 2004
Burial Site:  Downey Cemetery, Lewis Co, TN
Parents:  Keith and Amy Baker
Survivors:  parents; grandparents, Pittman and Barbara baker, Paul Turner, and Cathy Starbird;  great-grandparents, E B and Sara Peery and Hilda Baker

Thursday, March 4, 2004 Issue

Name:  Eddie Paul Hinson, age 69
Date of Birth
October 27, 1934 in Hohenwald, Lewis Co, TN
Date of Death
February 26, 2004in Hohenwald, Lewis Co, TN
Date of Funeral
Feb. 27, 2004
Burial Site: 
Downey Cemetery, Lewis Co, TN
Parents: 
Lula Pauline Duncan Hinson
Spouse
Hercules Elton and Nettie Sue Holt Hinson
Survivors
wife;  mother;  sons, Anthony Paul Hinson, Charles Michael (Rebecca) Hinson, Barry Todd (Robin) Hinson, Michael Eric (Mia) Hinson, Jason Alan Hinson, and Nathan David Hinson;    daughter,  Gaylyn Morris;   brothers, Charles Ray Hinson, James Elton Hinson and Ronald Lee Hinson;    step-children, Nathan Wheeler (Sharlene) Hensley, Linda Odom (Steve Clayton), and Paula Hensley;    Fourteen grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.
Preceded in death:   father

Name:  Edith Marie Lankford, age 95
Date of Birth
Date of Death
February 24, 2004, in Hohenwald, Lewis County, TN
Date of Funeral
 February 27, 2004
Burial Site: 
Swiss Cemetery., Hohenwald, Lewis Co, TN
Parents: 
Enos "Squire" Hickman and Laura Baker Lankford
Survivors
sister, Nina Bennett;   nephews, Ben and Jim Lankford;    niece, Pattie Davis; great-nieces and nephews,  Mike Lankford,   Chris Lankford,  Laura Jane Joy, and Mark Garner;    Also 9 great-great nieces and nephews.
Preceded in death: 
brother, Hubert Lankford and three sisters, Freda Garner, Ruby Willingham and Eva Lankford

Name:  Jimmy Dwight Tanner, age 54
Date of Birth
October 20, 1949 in Hohenwald, Lewis Co, TN
Date of Death
February 27, 2004
Date of Funeral
February 29, 2004,
Burial Site: 
Loveless Cemetery, Lewis Co, TN
Parents: 
Jesse David and Eloise Webb Tanner
Survivors
 brothers, Jack and Larry Tanner;   sister, Carolyn Bobo
Preceded in death:  parents

Name:  William Leslie Hensley, age 70
Date of Birth:  3 December 1933
Date of Death:  26 February 2004 in Fredericksburg, VA
Date of Funeral:  3 March 2004
Burial Site:  Warren Cemetery, Lobelville, Perry Co, TN
Parents:  Clarence and Lena Turnbow Hensley
Spouse:  Juanita Alice Hensley  [deceased]
Survivors:  son, Gary Hensley;  daughters, Donna Pullin, Tina Donovan and Jennifer Lyon; sisters, Helen Pierce, Nita Jones, and Ruby Armstrong;  11 grandchildren
Preceded in death:  parents; wife; brothers, Robert and James Hensley

Thursday, March 11, 2004 Issue

Name:  Mary Belle Bates, age90
Date of Birth:  9 September 1913 in Linden, Perry Co, TN
Date of Death:  1 March 2004 in Lewisburg, TN
Date of Funeral:  3 March 2004
Burial Site:  Swiss Cemetery, Hohenwald, Lewis Co, TN
Parents:  William A and Etta Howell Horner
Spouse:  Boyd Bates  [deceased]
Survivors:  daughter, Rebecca Palmer; brother,  Floyd Horner;  2 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren
Preceded in death:  parents; spouse

Name:  Joshua Matthew Frazier, age 25
Date of Birth:  19 February 1978 in Hohenwald, Lewis Co, TN
Date of Death:  5 March 2004 in Hohenwald, Lewis Co, TN
Date of Funeral:  9 March 2004
Burial Site:  Swiss Cemetery, Hohenwald, Lewis Co, TN
Parents:  Rickie Frazier and Karen Darlene Bennett
Spouse:  Janice Lynn Jackson Frazier
Survivors:  parents; wife; stepdaughters,  Kaitlyn and Kristina Branch; stepson, Kirk Branch;  stepmother, Sarah Frazier; sister, Amber Nicole Staggs;  half-brothers,  Shawn, and Nicholas Frazier, Richie Robinson,; stepbrothers, Cory Lee and Timothy Michael Carroll; grandparents, Wylie and Betty Carroll.

Name:  Robert Lewis Tuttle, age 78
Date of Birth:  2 March 1926 in Saint Charles, Saint Charles Co, MO
Date of Death:  4 March 2004 Hot Springs Village, Garland Co, AR
Date of Funeral:  11 March 2004 at Valhalla Chapel of Memories, Saint Louis, Saint Louis Co, MO
Burial Site:   not listed
Parents:  William Lewis and Dorothy Wentz Tuttle
Spouse:  Faye Tuttle
Survivors:  wife;  son, R. Perry  [Lisa] Tuttle;  daughter, Paula [Tom} Peter; 5 grandchildren
Preceded in death:  parents; sister,  BeBe Ligon
Note:  memorials may be made to Tennessee Division of Mental Retardation Services, American Heart Association or Christ of the Hill United Methodist Church.

Name:  James Joseph "Fat Boy" Davis, Jr., age 51
Date of Birth:  20 June 1952 in Hohenwald, Lewis Co, TN
Date of Death:  7 March 2004 in Centerville, Hickman Co, TN
Date of Funeral:  11 March 2004
Burial Site:  Nickell Cemetery, Hickman Co, TN
Parents:  James Joseph and Frances Harville Davis, Sr.
Spouse:  Martie Blocker Davis
Survivors:  mother; wife; daughters, Mendy and Tabby Davis; brother, J A Davis; sister Frances Brooks
Preceded in death:  father

Name:  Kenneth Ray McCann, age 67
Date of Birth:  18 April 1936 in Hohenwald, Lewis Co, TN
Date of Death:  7 March 2004 in Humbolt, Gibson Co, TN
Date of Funeral:  10 March 2004
Burial Site:  Lewis County Memorial Gardens, Lewis Co, TN
Parents:  Buford and Camilla Stutts McCann
Spouse:  Blondell Azbell McCann
Survivors:  wife;  daughter, Darlene Reasons; sons, Randall, Marty and Michael McCann; brothers, William, Gene, Jerry, Joe, Ed,  and J.D. McCann; sisters, Mosetta Hinson, Betty Jones, and Evelyn Keeton; 9 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren
Preceded in death:  parents; brother, Thomas McCann

Name:  Robert William Cotton, age 71
Date of Birth:  7 May 1932 in Lewis Co, TN
Date of Death:  24 February 2004 in Houston, Harris Co, TX
Date of Memorial Service:  15 March 2004 at the Hohenwald United Methodist Church, Hohenwald, Lewis Co, TN
Parents:  Marvin and Ethel Turnbow Cotton
Spouse:  Charlotte Horner Cotton  [deceased]
Survivors:  daughter, Sherrie Davenport;  sons, Rick and Randy Cotton;  brother, E B Cotton;  sister, LInda Cotton Dabbs; 6 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren
Preceded in death:  parents; wife; stepmother, Martha Dunn Cotton
Note:  Mr. Cotton's children request memorials be directed to Haley's Chapel United Methodist Church, their father's childhood church

Thursday, March 18, 2004 Issue

Name:  Hester Kelsey, Age: 91
Date of Birth
September 30, 1912 in Hohenwald,  Lewis Co, TN.
Date of Death
March 13, 2004 in Centerville, Hickman Co, TN
Date of Funeral
March 16, 2004,  1:00 PM
Burial Site: 
Himes Cemetery,  Summertown, Lawrence Co, TN.
Parents: 
John P.  and Genia Bell Himes Himes,
Spouse
(1)  Lester Dollar, deceased;  (2) Clarence Kelsey, Deceased
Survivors
Sons, Edgar Dollar,  Kenneth Kelsey,  & Freddie Kelsey,;  Daughter, Delores Runions, Bobbie Jo Reed,  Julian Gregg;   Sister, Dolly Garcia; 16 Grandchildren, 29 Great-grandchildren, 5 Great-great-grandchildren
Preceded in death:  parents; both spouses; son,
 George Kelsey

Name:  Mary Lou Gabriel Hudson, age 68
Date of Death:  7 March 2004 at Crockett Hospital
Date of Funeral:  13 March 2004
Burial Site:  Mt Olive Cemetery
Parents:  Archie and Louella Gabriel McClain
Spouse
Survivors: sons, Ronald and Freddie F [Loretto] Hudson, Jr.;  daughters, Freda L Hudson, Rosalind [Reginald] Burrell; brother, Jimmie McClain; sisters, Connie Wilkerson and Jackie McClain;  8 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren
 

Name:  Jimmie Mae Westbrooks, age 89
Date of Birth:  10 May 1914  in Centerville, Hickman Co, TN
Date of Death:  14 March 2004 in Nashville, Davidson Co, TN
Date of Funeral:  17 March 2004
Burial Site:  Milan Cemetery, Hickman Co, TN
Parents:  Jacob Milliard and Lucinda Elizabeth Condor Cumberland
Spouse:  Oscar Joel Westbrooks, deceased
Survivors:  sons,  Johnny Ray and  Rickey Westbrooks;  daughter, Dorothy Ann Brown;  stepson, Kenneth Preston Westbrooks;  stepdaughters, Betty Jo McKinnnon and Willie Ruth Statum; 6 grandchildren, 12 step-grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, and one great-great grandchild.
Preceded in death:  parents; spouse; daughter, Wilma Fay Westbrooks; step-son, Clint Edward Westbrooks; step-daughter, Mary Ellen Westbrooks

Name:  Judith Faye Himes, age 66
Date of Death:  10 March 2004 in Hohenwald, Lewis Co, TN
Parents:  Chester and Margaret Milliken Leland
Spouse:  Dewey Himes
Survivors:   daughters, Carolyn Gaye [David Duane] Shelton, Paula Kay Hinson, and Margaret Ann Tatum; brothers, Donald and Willie [Dean] Leland; sister, Doris Jones; grandson, William Beevers
Preceded in death:  parents, husband, sister, Irene Cole, half-brother, Clyde LeLand

Name:  Clyde Manuel Bates, age 93
Date of Birth:  19 September 1910 in Centerville, Hickman Co, TN
Date of Death:  12 March 2004 in Nashville, Davidson Co, TN
Date of Funeral:  14 March 2004
Burial Site:  Milan Cemetery, Hickman Co, Tn
Parents:  William D and Nancy Brown Bates
Spouse:  Rosetta Bates
Survivors:  wife;  sons, Howard, Larry, and Harold Bates;  saughter, Barbara Ann Bates;  stepsons, Richard and Jimmy Grant;  stepdaughter, Frances Malone;  sisters, Wulodean edwards, Charlotte Tally, and Louise Sawyers; brother, Garland Bates; 16 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren
Preceded in death:    parents

Name:  Howard Neil Hanberry, age 89
Date of Birth
February 15, 1915 in Nashville, Davidson Co, TN
Date of Death
March 14, 2004,  Peachtree Center, Smyrna, TN
Date of Funeral
March 17, 2004, 11:00 PM
Burial Site: 
 Downey Cemetery, Hohenwald, Lewis Co, TN
Parents: 
Maxie Wendell & Elizabeth Harmon Hanberry,
Spouse
Freddie Louise Hanberry
Survivors
Hanberry, Sons,  Larry &  David Hanberry;  Sister,   Lorene Cope;  Grandsons, Marc Hanberry, Russell Hanberry,  Phillip Hanberry.
Preceded in death:  parents; spouse

Thursday, March 25, 2004 Issue

Name:  Johnny Lee Adkins, Sr., age 59
Date of Birth:  22 September 1944 in Hohenwald, Lewis Co, TN
Date of Death:  17 March 2004 in Nashville, Davidson Co, TN
Date of Funeral:  20 March 2004
Burial Site:  Springer Cemetery, Lewis Co, TN
Parents:  Ollie and Eula Mae Dabbs Adkins
Survivors:  sons, Ronnie and Johnny Lee Adkins, Jr.;  daughter, Connie Mathis;  sisters, Dona Hayes and Betty LeMay; half-sister, Roxie Kelly; 13 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren 

Name:  Grady Roy Brown, age 60
Date of Birth:  9 May 1943 in Topsy Community, Wayne Co, TN
Date of Death:  19 March 2004 in Columbia, Maury Co, TN
Date of Funeral:  20 March 2004
Burial Site:  Whitehead Cemetery, Waynesboro, Wayne Co, TN
Parents:  Charles Raymond and Bess Leftwich Brown
Spouse:  Patricia Buie Brown
Survivors:  wife; step-sons, Rodney and Brent Grimes;  brothers, Charles R, Mike R, Bobby R, Larry R  Brown and David Mathis;  sisters, Jane Johnson, Juanita Warren, Mary Hickerson, Diane Jackson, Connie Rollins; granddaughters, Cortni, Kaylee and McKenzie Grimes;
Preceded in death:  parents; son, Grady darrell Brown; brothers, Jerry R and Eddie R Brown; sister Freddie Ary

Name:  Della Hinson, age 89
Date of Birth:  19 October 1914 in Topsy Community, Wayne Co, TN
Date of Death:  19 March 2004 in Columbia, Maury Co, TN
Date of Funeral:  21 March 2004
Burial Site:  Goodman-Hinson Cemetery on Cane Creek, Hohenwald, Lewis Co, TN
Parents:  George and Roxie Maybelle Dabbs Adkins
Spouse:  Lee Eldon Hinson
Survivors:  husband;  son, Joe H Hinson;  daughter, Donna F Ross;  brother, Paul Adkins; half-sisters, Neva Kilpatrick and Lucrettia Phillips; 5 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren and2 great-greatgrandchildren. 

Name:  Mary Ann Hinson, age 68
Date of Birth:  27 July 1935 in Hohenwald, Lewis Co, TN
Date of Death:  19 March 2004 in Columbia, Maury Co, TN
Date of Funeral:  22 March 2004
Burial Site:  Swiss Cemetery, Hohenwald, Lewis Co, TN
Parents:  James Loyd and Nora Mae Beatty Hinson
Spouse:  n/a
Survivors:  brother, Charlie Obe Hinson, nephews, David Pullen and Ricky Lynn Ray;  nieces, Donna E Gomber and Karen Marie Bruno;  cousins, Ralph and Doris Mitchell.
Preceded in death:   parents;  sisters, Donna Pearl Ray, Dorothy Pauline Kelly, and Lockie C Beatty; nephew, Jessie Loyd Ray.

Name:  Ellen Mae Mathis, age 77
Date of Birth:  15 February 1927 in Wayne Co, TN
Date of Death:  21 March 2004 in Hohenwald, Lewis Co, TN
Date of Funeral:  23 March 2004
Burial Site:  Whitehead Cemetery, Wayne Co, TN
Parents:  James R and Nona Mae Edwards Hendrix
Spouse:  William J Mathis
Survivors:  husband; sons, Danny, Jackie, and Terry Mathis;  brother, Maunice Hendrix;  sisters, Margie Whitehead, Helen Anderson, and Geraldine Griffin;  7 grandchildren, 2 step grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren and 4 step-great-grandchildren
Preceded in death:  parents, brother, Billy Hendrix; sister, Betty Jo McLean

Name:  Michael Ray Holder, age 56
Date of Death:  21 March 2004 in Antioch, TN
Date of Funeral:  24 March 2004 in Woodlawn Chapel of Roses in Nashville, TN
Burial Site:  27 March 2004 at Qualls Cemetery, Linden, Perry Co, TN
Parents:  J W and Wilma Holder
Spouse:  Peggy Holder
Survivors:  wife;  son, Michael Holder; step-children, Brian, Kerry, Lisa, and Misty;  brother, Fred Butch Holder; 2 grandchildren.

Name:  Jack Harold Williams, age 93
Date of Birth:  5 September 1910  in Hickman Co, TN
Date of Death:  21 March 2004 in Columbia, Maury Co, TN
Date of Funeral:  23 March 2004
Burial Site:  Lomax Crossroads Cemetery, Hohenwald, Lewis Co, TN
Parents:  Eugene and Mernevie Blackwell Williams
Spouse:  Myrtle Louise Hinson Williams
Survivors:  wife; sosn, Bob, Elvis, and Jackie Williams;  daughters, Rebecca Sisco, Gladys Baxter, and Jane Spears; brothers, Paul and Billy Williams;  19 grandchildren, and 26 great-grandchildren.

Thursday, April 1, 2004 Issue

Name:  Elmer Jimmy Hubbard, age 81
Date of Birth
Date of Death:  28 March 2004 in Lawrenceburg, Lawrence Co, TN
Date of Funeral:  30 March 2004 in Pettus-Turnbo Chapel
Burial Site: Swiss Cemetery, Hohenwald, Lewis Co, TN
Parents:  Monroe Carroll and Charity Tilley Hubbard
Spouse:  Artie Mae Reed Hubbard,   deceased
Survivors:  daughter, Patricia [Michael] Galloway, Kay [Jerry] Smith, Mildred [James] Wright, and Linda [Manson] Cheek;  son, Larry [Alene] Hubbard;  brothers, Monroe C , Clyde, Elmer [Lois], Herbie, and Charles Hubbard;  sister, Mary Hubbard;  16 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren
Preceded in death:  parents; wife

Name:  George "Gunner" Robertson, Jr., age 79
Date of Birth:  4 May 1924 in Amsterdam, OH
Date of Death:  29 March 2004 In Hohenwald, Lewis Co, TN
Date of Funeral
Burial Site: 
Parents:  George and Audrey Peterson Robertson, Sr
Spouse:   Evelyn Moran Robertson,   deceased
Survivors:  children, Nancy Lee Perdue, Terry Robertson, Barbara Marshall, and Kerry Robertson;  brother, Wilbur Robertson; 9 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren
Preceded in death:  parents;  wife, Evelyn Moran Robertson; grandson, Scott David Perdue

Name:  Eula Gray Allison, age 103
Date of Death:  26 March 2004 in Nashville, Davidson Co, TN
Date of Funeral:  3 April 2004
Parents: Mack and Ellen Wright Gray
Survivors:  sister, Erthalia Grade age 101;  several nieces, nephews, grandchildren and godchildren
Preceded in death:  parents
Note:  Mrs. Gray, a retired school teacher who taught 53 years, 43 of them in Lewis Co, TN, was inducted into the Teacher's Hall of Fame in 2001.  In appreciation of her years of service, Allison Avenue in Hohenwald was named in her honor.

Name:  W C Talley, age 77
Date of Birth:  29 August 1926 in Centerville, Hickman Co, TN
Date of Death:  25 March 2004 in Nashville, Davidson Co, TN
Date of Funeral:  28 March 2004
Burial Site:  Bastin Cemetery, Hohenwald, Lewis Co, TN
Parents: Douglas and Lettie Hinson Talley
Survivors: brother, Quentin Talley; several nieces & nephews
Preceded in death:  parents

Name:  Hermon Paul Gandy, age 85
Date of Birth:  21 January 1921 in Florence, AL
Date of Death:  19 March 2004 as a result of a boating accident in Perry Co, TN, north of Lobelville, TN.
Date of Funeral:  31 March 2004
Burial Site:  Lewis County Memorial Gardens, Lewis Co, TN
Parents:  William Robert and Lizza Lucinda Caroline Aday Gandy
Spouse:  Hester Mae Butler Gandy,   deceased
Survivors:  sons, Paul [Pat} and Charles [Kathy] Gandy;  daughters, Sandy {Jack] Curtis, Connie Gandy, and Jennifer Zimmerman;  13 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Preceded in death:   parents; wife.

Name:  Elsie Prince, age 88
Date of Birth:  28 October 1915 in Waynesboro, Wayne Co, TN
Date of Death:  28 March 2004 in Columbia, Maury Co, TN
Date of Funeral:  31 March 2004
Burial Site:  Swiss Cemetery, Hohenwald, Lewis Co, TN
Parents:  Ross and Flora Dabbs Whitehead
Spouse:  Charles M Prince,   deceased
Survivors:  nephews, Gary H [Carol] Cooper, Terry and Steve Tally;  grand-niece, Kelly [John] Mallinger;  grand-nephew, Philip [Skyler] Cooper;  great-great-niece, Dora Grace Mallinger;  great-great-nepher, Miles Mallinger;  brother-in-law, Joe Thomas [Margaret] Talley
Preceded in death:  parents; husband; sister, Zuma Cooper

Name:  Wanda Witherington, age 50
Date of Birth:  7 July 1953 in Hohenwald, Lewis Co, TN
Date of Death:  25 March 2004 in Columbia, Maury Co, TN 
Date of Funeral:  29 March 2004
Burial Site:  Downey Cemetery, Lewis Co, TN
Parents:  Mildred Rodgers Hudgins and the late James Brown
Survivors: mother;  brothers, Charles and Gary Hudgins; sisters, Florine McKamie, Shirley Lay, and Robin Carroll;  companion, Jeff Armstrong
Preceded in death:  father;  brothers, Larry and Jerry Rodgers; sister, Lorene Wix.

Thursday, April 8, 2004 Issue

Name:  Katie Savannah Jackson Haymer, age 87
Date of Birth:  19 May 1916 in Cumberland Furnace, TN
Date of Death:  31 March 2004 in Dickson, TN
Date of Funeral:  4 April 2004
Burial Site:  Memory Gardens Cemetery, Hickman Co, TN
Parents:  Will and Fannie Tarleton Jackson
Spouse:  George Haymer,  deceased
Survivors:  sons, Travis [Shuntina], Martin, and Clyde [Diane] Haymer;  daughters, Anna [Leonard] Modena, Alice [Floyd, Sr] Tubbs, Martha [Barry] Vaughn, and Billie J [Richard] O'Neal;  stepsons, George [Shirley] and Charles [Julia] Haymer;  15 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, several step-grandchildren, nieces and nephews
Preceded in death:  parents; husband; daughters, Johnnie Hadison and Julia Starks;  grandson, Pat Modena;  brothers, Reverand Charles [Arie] Jackson and John Wesley Jackson

Name:  Carolyn Navina Pace Martin, age 73
Date of Birth:  11 April 1930 in Hohenwald, Lewis Co, TN
Date of Death:  2 April 2004 in Columbia, Maury Co, TN
Date of Funeral:  5 April 2004
Burial Site:  Dr. O. A. Kirk Memorial Cemetery, Perry Co, TN
Parents:  Andrew Jackson and Lillie Belle Cotham Pace
Spouse:  Paul Edward Marlin,   deceased 
Survivors:  sons, Ronnie Andrew Pace, Larry edward Marlin, and Christopher Brent Marlin;  daughters, Deborah Paulette Jones, Donna Carol Chafin, Vickie Louise Magley, and Polly emmline Pitts;  sisters, Mattie Duncan, and Julie Baxter;  16 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death:  parents; husband

Name:  Athena Darlene Coone, age 25
Date of Birth:  24 February 1979 in Dickson, TN
Date of Death:  31 March 2004 in Hohenwald, Lewis Co, TN
Date of Funeral:  3 April 2004
Burial Site:  Jane Jones Cemetery, Fairview, TN
Parents:  Billy Allen and Deborah Ann Odom Macias
Survivors: parents;  sister, Niya Owens;  aunts, Vicky Donaldson and Teresa Jefferies;  uncles, Richard and Tommy Odom;  niece, Ciarah Owens;  nephews, Dacotah Owens and Lashawn Sneed.

Name:  Mary Ann Barber Massey, age 69
Date of Death:  2 April 2004 in Ethridge, TN
Date of Funeral:  4 April 2004
Burial Site:  Kidd Cemetery, Lawrence Co, TN
Parents:  Jess and Lallie Jo Pennington Barber
Spouse:  Bobby Glynn Massey
Survivors:  husband;  sons, Derrell and Mike Massey;  daughters, Cindy Tidwell, Ila Massey and Glynda Scott;  brothers, Jimmy, David, and John Barber; sisters, Jessica Roe=den, Wanda and Rebecca Barber;  aunts, Martha Breece and Edith Lyell; 9 grandchildren and one great-grandchild
Preceded in death:  parents;  brothers, William and Jess Barber, Jr.;  sisters, Lois Bailey and Martha Davis

Thursday, April 15, 2004 Issue

Name:  Minnie Hester Marlin,  age 93
Date of Birth:  30 January 1911
Date of Death:  6 April 2004 , Linden, Perry Co, TN
Date of Funeral:  8 April 2003
Burial Site:  Kirk Cemetery, Perry Co, TN
Parents:  Horace and Aslee Cotham
Spouse:  Holly Thomas Marlin, deceased
Survivors:  daughter, Dale [Melvin] Vincent; son, Gene [Elowese] Marlin; sisters, Ruth Greenway and Dixie Barton; 9 grandchild, 18 great-grandchildren, 3 great-great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.
Preceded in death:  parents; husband, sons, Jerry Marlin, Sr,  and George Marlin;  sisters, Altie Sharp, Lillie Pace and Elizabeth Jackson;  brothers, Wayford, Hollis, and Ralph Cotham; grandson, Jerry Marlin, Jr.

Name:  Eva Jane Conner, age 93,
Date of Birth
December 24, 1910 in Hohenwald, TN
Date of Death
April 12, 2004 at Lewis County Manor, Hohenwald, TN.
Date of Funeral
April 13, 2004
Burial Site: 
April 14, 2004 at Downey Cemetery, Hohenwald,  TN
Parents: 
Algia and Estalee (Duncan) Garrett
Spouse
1st husband, Ernest W. Harris, deceased;  2nd husband, Bluford Conner, deceased.
Survivors
son, James Earl Harris; sister, Thelma Wicks; 3 Grandchildren; 4 Great-grandchildren; 4 Great-great-grandchildren;
Preceded in death:  parents; both husbands

Name:  Ezra Lee Harper, age 70
Date of Birth
 March 16, 1934 in Hohenwald, TN
Date of Death
April 9, 2004 at Maury Regional Hospital, Columbia, TN
Date of Funeral
April 11, 2004
Burial Site: 
 Downey Cemetery, Hohenwald, TN.
Parents: 
Elvis and Virgie Mary (Hensley) Harper.
Survivors
sons, Richard (Melinda) and Larry (Sabrina) Harper; stepdaughter, Rhonda Thomas; brother, Glenn Harper; sister, Aileen Calvert; Grandsons, Joseph Lee Harper and Justin Michael Harper; step-granddaughters, Heather Lane Thomas, Shana Brooke Thomas and Stephany Rider; step-grandsons, Darren Andrew Thomas and Brandon Rider
Preceded in death: 
parents

 Name:  William Porter Hamblin, age 53 of Centerville, TN
Date of Birth:  25 June 1950 in Nashville, Davidson Co, TN
Date of Death:  10 April 2004 in Centerville, Hickman Co, TN
Date of Memorial Service: 14 April 2004 at Twomey Church of Christ
Parents:  William Henry and Maureen Hartley Hamblin
Spouse:  Veronica Waggoner Hamblin
Survivors:  wife ; sons, William, Michael, Jason, Ricky and Joshua Hamblin;  daughter Keley Eatom; sisters, Margaret Turner and Betty Mason.
Preceded in death:  parents

Name: Lela M. Staggs, age 95
Date of Birth
May 11, 1908 in Perry Co., TN,
Date of Death
April 13, 2004 at Three Rivers Hospital in Waverly, TN
Date of Funeral
April 15, 2004
Burial Site: 
 Downey Cemetery, Hohenwald, TN.
Parents: 
Bill and Sarah (Lomax) McDonald.
Spouse
 Ollie Staggs, deceased
Survivors
 son, George Staggs; Daughters, Elsa Carpenter and Lil Soao; 8 Grandchildren; 22 Great-grandchildren; 5 Great-great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death: 
husband, Ollie Staggs and parents, Bill and Sarah (Lomax) McDonald.

Thursday, April 22, 2004 Issue

Name:  Linda Lou Box, age 60
Date of Birth:  15 August 1943 in Grand Rapids, MI
Date of Death:  8 April 2004 in Saginaw, Saginaw Co, MI
Date of Funeral:  12 April 2004 at Forshee Funeral Home, Twining, MI
Burial Site:  Cedar Valley Cemetery, Twining, MI
Parents:  Edward J Dochod and Mildred Przybylo
Spouse:  Milan Box
Survivors:  husband of 34 years; children, Christine Kepharg, Chandra [Jeffery] Stutts, Jeffrey Lanie, Michelle [Michael] Bell, Rosemary {john] Kaufman, Rebecca  [Troy] Sabo,  and Lori [Keith] Edmonds;  sisters, Gloria Barrenger and Donna Barr;  brothers, John and Thoma  Przybyo;  10 grandchildren and one great-grandson.  
Preceded in death:  brother, Larry Dochod;  son-in-law, Kenneth Kephart

 Name:  William Arglus King, age 91
Date of Birth
December 13, 1912 in Hampshire, TN
Date of Death
April 16, 2004 at Lewis County Manor, Hohenwald, TN
Date of Funeral
April 18, 2004
Burial Site: 
Kittrell Cemetery, Hampshire, TN
Parents: 
 Arglus and Pearl (Kennedy) King
Spouse
Vergie King
Survivors
wife, Vergie King; sons, Vernon and David King; brother, Donald King; sister, Ella Mae Lane; grandson, Denny King; granddaughters, Van Humphreys and Melissa Roberson; 8 Great-grandchildren
Preceded in death: 
parents, and a daughter, Mary Frances Sisk.

Name:  Artie Douglas Harder, age 70
Date of Birth
April 17, 1933 in Hohenwald, TN
Date of Death
April 14, 2004 at St. Thomas Hospital, Nashville, TN
Date of Funeral
April 17, 2004
Burial Site: 
Harder Cemetery, Linden, TN
Parents: 
Edwin Bryan and Mary Jane (Barber) Harder
Spouse
Goldie (Thomlinson) Harder
Survivors
wife, Goldie (Thomlinson) Harder; Stepsons, Eddie (Vicki) Scott and Roger Scott; Stepdaughters, Debbie (Danny) Loveless and Shirley (Ray) Adams; brothers, Robert Edwin Harder, Shelby L. Harder and Ronnie Wayne Harder; 5 Grandchildren; 1 Great-grandchild.
Preceded in death: 
parents, , brother, James F. Harder, and sisters, Margaret Sue Harder and Marion Shirley Carlisle.
Notes:  Mr. Harder was a veteran of the United States Army having served during the Korean War.

Name:  Raymond "Pete" Grinder, age 89,
Date of Birth
July 3, 1914 in Hohenwald, TN,
Date of Death
April 15, 2004 at Perry Community Hospital in Linden, TN
Date of Funeral
April 17, 2004
Burial Site: 
Bethel Cemetery, Linden, Perry Co, TN
Parents: 
Henry and Nora (Dabbs) Grinder
Spouse
1st wife,: Etres (Reeves) Grinder, deceased;  2nd wife:  Alta (Gladden) Grinder;
Survivors
second wife, Alta (Gladden) Grinder; nephew, John Henry Brewer; nieces, Freda Ware, Nora Deavers, Barbara Grinder, Wanda Seiber, and Teresa Spears.
Preceded in death: 
parents,  and his 1st wife,: Etres (Reeves) Grinder

Name:  Scottie Ray Freeman, age 18,
Date of Birth
January 28, 1986 in Columbia, TN
Date of Death
April 14, 2004 at Summertown, TN.
Date of Funeral
April 17, 2004
Burial Site: 
Swiss Cemetery, Hohenwald, TN
Parents: 
Raymond Freeman and Karen (Hinson) Freeman
Spouse
Survivors
parents, ; Brother, Josh Freeman; Sister, Stacy Freeman; Half Sister, Kim    Holcomb; grandparents, Bill Hinson, Norma Hinson, and Hazel Brewer; great-   grandmother, Emmer Stills.
Note: 
Mr. Freeman was a Senior at Lewis County High School. 

Name:  John H. Nutt, age 73
Date of Birth
Date of Death:  17 April 2004, Waynesboro, Wayne Co, TN
Date of Funeral:  19 April 2004, Shackeford Funeral Home, Waynesboro, Wayne Co, TN 
Burial Site:  Memorial Gardens, Wayne Co, TN
Parents:  Ivan E and Georgia  Kelley Nutt
Spouse:  Roselee Turnbow Nutt
Survivors:  wife of 53 years;  daughter, Johnnie Claudette [James Ray]  Nutt Helton.  brothers, Jim, Jerry  and Tom Nutt;  sisters, Dorthy Woods, Carolyn Downey, Sandra Jones, and Nancy Hill;  granddaughters, Britney and Amber Helton;  several nieces and nephews.
Preceded in death:  parents

Name:  Barbara Covington, age 83
Date of Birth:  3 February 1921 in Salem, NJ
Date of Death:  19 April 2004 in Nashville, Davidson Co, TN
Date of Funeral:  21 April 2004
Burial Site:  Lewis County Memorial Gardens,  Hohenwald, Lewis Co, TN
Parents:  Clarence and Orianna Ayers Davis
Spouse:  Gilbert Covington, deceased
Survivors:  daughter, Carol Bates; brother, Roscoe Davis, sister, Orianna Keen, 2 grandchildren, 2 step-grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death:  parents, husband

Thursday, April 29, 2004 Issue

Name:  James Boyd Humphreys, age 72,
Date of Birth
May 9, 1931 in Waynesboro, TN
Date of Death
April 24, 2004 at Maury Regional Hospital in Columbia, TN.
Date of Funeral
April 26, 2004
Burial Site: 
Swiss Cemetery,  Hohenwald, TN
Parents: 
D. D. and Elise (Hinson) Humphreys, Jr
Spouse
Ann (Curry) Humphreys
Survivors
wife, Ann (Curry) Humphreys; sons, Trev (Gerri) and Trent (Van) Humphreys; daughters, Trudy Reeves and Tracy (Randy) Hankins; brother, D. D. Humphreys, III; 10 Grandchildren; 2 Great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death:  parents
,  and a sister, Andolyn Humphreys.

 Name:    Nell Regina Simmons, age 88,
Date of Birth
February 13, 1916 in Linden, TN
Date of Death
April 24, 2004 at Lewis County Manor, Hohenwald, TN
Date of Funeral
April 26, 2004
Burial Site: 
Swiss Cemetery, Hohenwald, TN
Parents: 
Joseph and Ethel (Dabbs)Tucker;
Spouse
Ollie Simmons, deceased
Survivors
daughter, Brenda Johnson; daughter-in-law, Brenda Simmons Fowler; niece, Wanda Williams; nephews, J. P. Shelton and Bud Tucker; 3 Grandchildren; 6 Great-grandchildren;
Preceded in death: 
husband,  parents,  son, Milton Simmons; Dabbs , Claude and Joe Brown Tucker; sisters, Pauline Whitwell, Freda Epley, and Edith Tucker.

Name:  Clyde Wilburn Kilpatrick, age 77
Date of Birth:  19 February 1927 in Linden, Perry Co, TN
Date of Death:  12 April 2004 in Linden, Perry Co, TN
Date of Funeral:  14 April 2004, McDonald Funeral Home in Linden, TN
Burial Site:  Bethel Cemetery, Perry Co, TN
Parents:  Ike and Hess Haynes Kilpatrick
Spouse:  Bessie Kilpatrick, deceased
Survivors:  sons, Teddy Trull,  and  Dewayne, William, Dale and Kilpatrick;  duaghters, Darlene Coop and Jane Elelyn;  brothers, Ray, Issac, Roy and Jimmy Kilpatrick;  sisters, Wilma, Leona, and Kay  Kilpatrick;  3 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren, and 3 great-grandchildren
Preceded in death:  parents; wife

Name:  Ernest  Woodrow Mitchell, age 85, formerly of Hohenwald, TN
Date of Birth
Date of Death:  9 April 2004 in Decatur Co, TN
Date of Funeral:  11 April 2004 at Liberty Methodist Church
Burial Site:  Liberty Cemetery, Scotts Hill, TN
Parents:  Walt and Arbie Harwell Mitchell
Spouse:  Mary Shannon Mitchell
Survivors:  wife;  son, Johnny Spencer [Shearon] Mitchell;  daughter, Marilyn [Joseph] LeFevre; step-daughters, Sandra Peppers, Linda Hayes, and Sheri [David] Cotham;  brother, Kenneth [Aileem] Mitchell; 4 grandchildren, 4 step-grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren
Preceded in death:  parents

Thursday, May 6, 2004 Issue

Name:  Theodore Clint Grinder, age 81
Date of Birth:  3 December 1922 in Perry Co, TN
Date of Death:  2 May 2004 in Linden, Perry Co, TN
Date of Funeral:  4 May 2004
Burial Site:  Ary Cemetery, Perry Co, TN
Parents:  Theodore and Mayr Ary Grinder
Spouse:  [1] Evelyn Page Grinder, deceased;  [2}Lee Geraldine Skelton Grinder
Survivors:  wife, son, Steve Grinder; daughter, Cathey Roberson; step-daughters, Susan Baker and Jane Ann Johnson;  sister, Cletis Richardson;  2 grandchildren; 5 step-grandchildren; one great-grandchildren; and four step-great-grandchildren
Preceded in death:  parents; 1st wife, granddaughter,  Shana Roberson

Name:  Irene Lawson, age 90
Date of Birth
December 13, 1913 in Cannon Co., TN
Date of Death
May 2, 2004 at Lewis County Manor, Hohenwald, TN
Date of Funeral
May 4, 2004
Entombment Site: 
Nickell Cemetery Mausoleum, Centerville, TN
Parents: 
John David and Flora (James) Hollis
Spouse
Guy Linden Lawson,  deceased
Survivors
sons, James H. (Phyllis), William T. (Sammye Jo), and Richard E. (Nita) Lawson; half-sister, Hazel Dozier; grandsons, Keith Lawson, Michael L. Lawson, Paul L. Lawson and John A. Lawson; granddaughters, Rebecca S. (Steven) Kelly and Lauren E. Lawson.
Preceded in death:  parents, husband

Thursday, May 13, 2004 Issue

Name:  Lula Pauline Hinson, age 88
Date of Birth
January 15, 1916 in Lewis Co., TN
Date of Death
May 7, 2004 at Maury Regional Hospital, Columbia, TN
Date of Funeral
May 8, 2004
Burial Site: 
Downey Cemetery, Hohenwald, TN
Parents: 
Clovis Chapel and Lena (Hinson) Duncan
Spouse
Hercules Elton Hinson,  deceased
Survivors
sons, James Elton (Dorothy), Charles Ray (Gladys) and Ronald (Jane) Hinson; sister, Wilma Hamm; 13 Grandchildren, 31 Great-grandchildren, and 3 Great-great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death:  parents,
husband, ,son, Eddie Paul Hinson, brother, Edwin "Pop" Duncan, and sister, Carmen Whiteside.

Name:  James Darrick Irwin, age 25
Date of Birth
April 25, 1979 in Columbia, TN
Date of Death
May 4, 2004 at Perry Community Hospital, Linden, TN
Date of Funeral
May 7, 2004
Burial Site: 
Springer Cemetery, Hohenwald, TN.
Parents: 
James Dillard Irwin, Jr.   and Diana (Runions) Miezejeski;
Spouse
Kimberly (Elliott) Irwin
Survivors
Wife, Kimberly (Elliott) Irwin; Father, James Dillard Irwin, Jr.; Mother, Diana (Runions) Miezejeski; Daughter, Denita MaKenzie Irwin; Step Father, Craig Paul Miezejeski, Sr.; Step Mother, Reatha Irwin; Step BrotherCraig Paul Miezejeski, II; Sister, Rachel Diana Irwin; Grandmother, Margie Runions.

Name:  Derrick David Mathis, age 24
Date of Birth:  21 July 1979 in Lewis Co, TN
Date of Death:  3 May 2004 in Nashville, Davidson Co, TN
Date of Funeral:  7 May 2004
Burial Site:  Whitehead Cemetery, Wayne Co, TN
Parents:  David Mathis and Karen Davis Keeton
Spouse
Survivors:  daughters, Deanna and Breanny Mathis; step-father, Roy Keeton; step-mother, Laura Mathis; sisters, Reanna Ainsley and Amber Mathis; brother, Eric  Mathis;  grandparents, Malcolm and Reba Davis;  great-grandmother, Carrie Davis; stepbrother, Bubba Grant Tripp; stepsister, Tabitha Tripp; fiancee, Lori Barrier; several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
Preceded in death:  grandparents, Claude and Bessie Mathis and great-grandfather, Taylor Davis.

Thursday, May 20, 2004 Issue

Name:   Joshua Andrew Clark Carroll, age 15
Date of Death:  Funeral arrangements were incomplete at press time, but death was acknowledged in obituaries.

  Name:  Rick James Brewer, age 42,
Date of Birth
January 26, 1962 in Redwood City, CA
Date of Death
May 16, 2004 in Hohenwald, TN
Date of Funeral
May 18, 2004
Burial Site: 
Downey Cemetery, Hohenwald, TN
Parents: 
 Jo Ann (Kinstler) and the  late Ray  Brewer
Spouse
Lori Lynn (Jones) Brewer
Survivors
wife, ; mother, ; sons, Nathan Brewer, Kaelan Brewer and Jordan Brewer; brothers, Ray Brewer, Ronnie Brewer and Robert Brewer; sister, Melanie Maher.
Preceded in death: 
father, Ray Brewer.

Name:  Isabell Barber, age 94,
Date of Birth
April 15, 1910 in Wayne Co., TN
Date of Death
May 14, 2004 at Baptist Hospital, Nashville, TN.
Date of Funeral
May 16, 2004
Burial Site: 
Chesnut Grove Cemetery, Linden, Perry Co, TN.
Parents: 
John and Loradie (Westbrooks) Warren.
Spouse
William Claudie Barber,, deceased
Survivors
son, Everette Barber; daughter, Loradia Walker; granddaughter, Candace Simpson; grandson, Erick Barber; great-grandchildren, Brady and Benjamin Simpson; sisters-in-law, Hettie and Ruth Warren.
Preceded in death:  parents;  husband

Name:  Selma Colon, age 73
Date of Birth
March 15, 1931 in New York, New York,
Date of Death
May 12, 2004 at Lewis County Manor in Hohenwald, TN
Date of Funeral:
  May 13, 2004
Burial Site: 
 Lewis County Memorial Gardens, Hohenwald, TN
Parents: 
Morris and Belle (Goldberg) Spivack.
Survivors
 son, Steven Colon; daughters, Roni Bonville and Linda Lagos; 8 Grandchildren; 1 Great-grandchild.
Preceded in death:  parents

Name:  Josephine Mary Misurale, age 81
Date of Birth
April 17, 1923 in New Haven, CT
Date of Death
May 11, 2004 at Maury Regional Hospital in Columbia, TN
Date of Funeral:
 May 13, 2004
Burial Site: 
Lewis County Memorial Gardens, Hohenwald, TN.
Parents: 
Giovanni and Theresa (Piacenti) Esposito
Spouse
Louis Joseph Misurale, deceased
Survivors
sons, John Misurale and Dennis Misurale; daughters, Joan Marie Russell and Debra Satterfield; brothers, Louis and John Esposito; sisters, Anna Martone and Laura Mahmood; Also ten grandchildren and sixteen great grandchildren.
Preceded in death:  parents; 
husband; sisters, Theresa DiPasqua, Virginia Esposito and Giovanni and Theresa (Piacenti) Esposito; grandson, Todd Misurale.

Name:  Dr. Joseph William Remke, Jr., age 79
Date of Birth:  11 January 1925 in Lawrenceburg, Lawrence Co, TN
Date of Death:  17 May 2004 in Lawrenceburg, Lawrence Co, TN
Date of Funeral:  20 May 2004
Burial Site:  Calvary Cemetery, Lawrence Co, TN
Parents:  Joseph William and Mae Elizabeth Lyles Remke, Sr
Spouse:  Peggy Jo Bridgewater Remke, deceased
Survivors:  sons, Thomas Bridgewater [Sharon],  Dr. Robert D [Leah], and Dr. Joseph William [Kathy] Remke, III;  brother, Charles remke;  sister Kane Remke Jones; special firend, Mary Gilliam;  7 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild.
Preceded in death:  parents; wife;  sister, Mary Frances Armes

Name:  Emily Demeris Warren, age 85
Date of Birth:  3 June 1918 in Centerville, Hickman Co, TN
Date of Death:  18 May 2004 in Centerville, Hickman Co, TN
Date of Funeral:  20 May 2004
Burial Site:  Memory Gardens Cemetery
Parents:  George and Arie McCord Vaughn
Spouse:  Les Warren, deceased
Survivors:  daughters, Carlene Stone, Frances Tidwell, and Eunice Shavers;  sons, Leslie, Lonnie, Hubert, Paul and Alan Warren;  24 grandchildren, 35 great-grandchildren, and 5 great-great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death:  parents;  husband

Name:  Cynthia Darlene Burlison, age 24
Date of Birth:  20 July 1979 in Hohenwald, Lewis Co, TN
Date of Death:  11 May 2004 at her home in Hohenwald, Lewis Co, TN as a result of a double homicide 
Date of Funeral:  15 May 2004
Burial Site:  Chessor Cemetery, Hickman Co, TN
Parents:  Clifford Wayne Cothern and Judy Ann Willett Campbell
Spouse:  Joey Lee Burlison, deceased
Survivors:  parents; daughter, Seana Michelle Burlison;  sisters, Betty Cowan, Tina Reyer, Sejy and Matida Cotham;  brothers, Marlin, Robert, Shane and Damon Cotham;  grandparents, Lurena Willett and John Clifford
Preceded in death:  husband

Name:  Joey Lee Burlison, age 32
Date of Birth:  6 January 1972 in Centerville, Hickman Co, TN
Date of Death:  11 May 2004 at his home in Hohenwald, Lewis Co, TN as a result of a double homicide 
Date of Funeral:   15 May 2004
Burial Site:  Chessor Cemetery, Hickman Co, TN
Parents:  Willie Ray and Kathleen King Burlison
Spouse:  Cynthia Darlene Cothern Burlison, deceased
Survivors:  parents; daughter, Seana Michelle Burlison;  brothers,  Danny, Troy, Luke and Jackie Burlison;  sister, Tina Hudgins.
Preceded in death:  wife

Name:  Vickie Jan La Rue, age 46
Date of Birth
November 13, 1957 in Nashville, TN
Date of Death
 May 13, 2004 in Nashville, TN
Date of Funeral
 May 16, 2004
Burial Site: 
Swiss Cemetery, Hohenwald, TN.
Parents: 
Maynard Larue and Maxine Nichols
Survivors
mother; Son, Miles Helton; Daughter, Shelley Nicole Luker; sisters, Judi La Rue and Nita Pennington.
Preceded in death: 
father

Thursday, May 27, 2004 Issue

Name:   Joshua Andrew Clark Carroll, age 15
Date of Birth
October 20, 1988 in Hohenwald, TN
Date of Death
May 19, 2004 at Children's Hospital, Cincinnati, OH.
Date of Funeral
May 21, 2004
Burial Site: 
Twin Oaks Cemetery, Hohenwald, TN
Parents: 
father, Randy Clark Carroll; mother, Lorrie (Lawson) Foster;
Survivors
parents;  brother, Blake Carroll; sisters, Natasha Carroll and Nesha Carroll; grandparents, Eddie Lawson and Winnie Lawson;
Preceded in death: 
grandparents, Blanche Lawson, Leonard Carroll, and Darlene Nancy Mae Carroll.

Name:  Mary Evelyn Whitehead, age 72
Date of Birth
July 12, 1931, Hohenwald, TN
Date of Death
May 23, 2004 at Magnolia Regional Health Center, Corinth, MS
Date of Funeral
May 25, 2004
Burial Site: 
Lewis County Memorial Gardens, Hohenwald, TN.
Parents: 
Eurman and Era (Baker) Dabbs
Survivors
daughters, Bonnie Durham and Carolyn Crowe; step-mother, Rozena Dabbs; brothers, William Earl and Leland Dabbs; sisters, Retha Nelson, Carmen Jean Talley, and Joy Reeves; grandsons, Anthony and Justin Crowe; granddaughter, April Durham; great-grandchildren, Misty and Jennifer Crowe.
Preceded in death:  parents; 
 son, Johnny Drummond, brothers, Ray, Lonnie, and Jackie Dabbs;, and sister, Joann Potter.

Name:  Marie Eva Carroll, age 90
Date of Birth
September 25, 1913 in Hickman Co., TN,
Date of Death
May 18, 2004 at Maury Regional Hospital, Columbia, TN
Date of Funeral
May 20, 2004
Burial Site: 
Downey Cemetery, Hohenwald, TN.
Parents: 
Wesley and Mary (Peeler) Wade.
Spouse
John Carroll , deceased
Survivors
 sons, Billy W., Samuel Lee, Eddie, C. W., and Kenneth Carroll; daughters, Patsy Carroll and Peggy Sood; brother, Glenish Wade; sisters, Neva Burns, Kelmer Ann Clayton and Elva Rector; 18 Grandchildren; 31 Great-grandchildren; 6 Great-great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death:  parents; 
husband 

Name:  Jerry Herman Clayton, age 64,
Date of Birth
March 9, 1940 in Hohenwald, TN
Date of Death
ay 20, 2004 at Perry Community Hospital, Linden, TN.
Date of Funeral
May 22, 2004
Burial Site: 
Springer Cemetery, Hohenwald, TN
Parents:  Johnny Herman and Roena Churchwell Clayton
Spouse
Barbara Turnbow Clayton;
Survivors
 wife,  sons, Johnny (Kim) and Tommy (Sandra) Clayton;  sisters, Katherine Roberson and  Nina Carroll;  Grandchildren,   Alex Clayton, Beau Clayton, Lucas Clayton, Mallory Clayton,  and Whitley Clayton;  nephew, Brian Talley
Preceded in death:  parents

Name:  Christine Elizabeth Hickerson, age 78,
Date of Birth:  1 February 1926 in Hohenwald, Lewis Co, TN
Date of Death
May 22, 2004 at Westland Convalescent Home, Westland, Wayne Co, MI
Date of Funeral
May 27, 2004
Burial Site:  Downey Cemetery, Hohenwald, Lewis Co, TN
Parents: 
Jess and Lila (Boyce) Cothran, Sr.
Spouse
James Hickerson, deceased
Survivors
son, Jamie (Barbara) Hickerson; daughter, Judy (Mark) Yamber; brothers, Billy and Bobby Cothran, sisters, Freddie Sublett, Nell Peters and Lucille Cotham; grandchildren, Tony and Nicole Yamber.
Preceded in death:  parents; 
husband

Name:  James Morris Pope, age 47
Date of Birth
28 September 1956 in Florence, AL
Date of Death
May 22, 2004 at Maury Regional Hospital, Columbia, TN
Date of Funeral
May 23, 2004
Burial Site: 
Bell Cemetery, Waynesboro, TN
Parents: 
Lester James and Willodene (Patton) Pope
Survivors
several Aunts & Cousins including Jeffrey Hinson.
Preceded in death:  parents

Name:  Russell Allen Tatum, age 62, of Poland, OH
Date of Birth:  13 September 1941 near Flatwoods, TN
Date of Death:  12 May 2004 in Poland, OH
Parents:  Woodroe "Pa Pete" and Emmy "Ma Emmy" Tatum
Spouse:  Mary A Shandor [died 28 July 2003 - wife of 27 year]
Survivors:  sons, Scott Bukowsky, Mike, Mark, Bill, Russell Tatum, Jr;  daughter, Liz Spuhler; brothers, Buddy and Jimmy Lewis Tatum.  sisters, Carmen Eakin, and Kate Garner;  5 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Preceded in death:  parents, spouse, brother Ronnie Wayne Tatum
Notes:  Played bass guitar for several bands including Kenny and the Casuals, the Southern Reunion Band, the Thorn Perry Band and the Dick Gearhart band.

Name:  James Alfred Long, age 52
Date of Birth:    25 September 1951 in Lewis Co, TN
Date of Death:  23 May 2004 in Lawrenceburg, Lawrence Co,TN
Date of Funeral:  26 May 2004
Burial Site:  Macedonia Cemetery, Lawrence Co, TN
Parents:  Eloise Brock Long and the late James Burl Long
Spouse:   Glenda Faye Keeton Long
Survivors:  mother; wife; sons, James Christopher and Joshua Harold Long;  daughter-in-law, Amanda Jaco Long;  brothers, Benny and Danny long;  grandchildren, James tucker and Buttons Long.
Preceded in death:   father; brother, David Long

Thursday, June 3, 2004 Issue

Name:  Augusta Ann Talley, age 82,
Date of Birth:  26 February 1922 in Lewis Co, TN
Date of Death
May 31, 2004 at Maury Regional Hospital, Columbia, TN
Date of Funeral
June 2, 2004
Burial Site: 
 Loveless Cemetery, Hohenwald, TN.
Parents: 
Johnny and Ollie (Carroll) Murphy
Spouse
Clarence Emory Talley,  deceased
Survivors
son, Clarence Eddie Talley; daughter, Freddie Modrall; brother, Alvin Murphy; sister, Tommie Southall; 3 Grandchildren; 3 Great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death: 
husband; parents
Note:  Family requests in lieu of flowers donations be made to the Summertown Church of Christ church library.

Name:  Johnny Henry Runions, age 49
Date of Birth
May 7, 1955, Lake Co., TN
Date of Death
May 27, 2004 at his home in Hohenwald, TN.
 
Mr. Runions was cremated.
Parents: 
Ray Henry and Nancy (Dunn) Runions.
Spouse
Rose Marie (Oliver) Runions
Survivors
wife,  step-son, Merle Clifton Busby; step-daughter, Donna Busby; brothers, Jerry , Charles, Larry and Billy Runions; sisters, Dorothy Conners and Beatrice Burlison; 3 Grandchildren.
Preceded in death:  parents

Name:  Martha Jane Ferguson, age 67, of Adamsville, McNairy Co, TN
Date of Birth:  22 February 1937
Date of Death:  29 May 2004, Adamsville, McNairy Co, TN
Date of Funeral:  1 June 2004,  Shackelford Funeral Home Selmer, McNairy Co, TN
Burial Site:  Little Hatchie Cemetery, Hornsby, Hardeman Co, TN
Parents:  Burl C and the late Ardie Ruth
Spouse:  Geln Ferguson, deceased
Survivors:  father, daughters, Debbie Hill and Jeanie Springer;  son, Jerry Lane and David Ganus;  sister, Peggy Dodds;  brothers, Gene and Johnny Ruth;  10 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren
Preceded in death:   mother; husband, Glen Ferguson
Note:  she was the first female EMT and paramedic in Jackson;  also an EMT instructor,;  member of Corinth Ward of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints;  frequented yard sales.

Name:  Douglas Fairbanks Hensley, age 82, of Stillwater, Payne Co, OK
Date of Birth:  18 March 1922 in Hohenwald, Lewis Co, TN
Date of Death:  16 April 2004  in Stillwater, Payne Co, OK
Date of Funeral:  20 April 2004 at Sunnybrook Christian Church, Stillwater, OK under the direction of Strode Funeral Home
Burial Site:  Sunset Memorial Gardens, Stillwater, OK
Parents:  Tony and Ida (Turner) Hinson/Lee;  adopted by Pansy (Ross) Hensley
Spouse:  Ruby Pickering;  married 2 June 1946 in Fairview,  TN
Survivors:  wife;  son, Douglas Duane Hensley and his wife, Lisa,;  daughters, Claudia Lewallen, Kathy Dixon and her husband, Bob,  Jeanne Wahpekeche and her husband, Alan,, Christy Higgins,  and Kara and her husband, Dr. Al Hemmle; one sister, Elsie Lane;  14 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death:  parents, three brothers and one great-grandson, Clinton Hensley.

Thursday, June 10, 2004 Issue

Name:   Pauline Couch, age 92
Date of Birth:  26 October 1911 in Hohenwald, TN
Date of Death
June 6, 2004 at her residence in Hohenwald, TN
Date of Funeral
June 8, 2004
Burial Site: 
Davis-Oak Grove Cemetery,  Hohenwald, TN.
Parents: 
William and Margaret Hinson Crowe.
Spouse:  [1}
Earl Cecil Rawdon, deceased;  [2} Carl Couch
Survivors
second husband,; sons, Harlan C. Rawdon, Robert (Georgia) Rawdon, Ronnie (Donna) Couch and Donnie (Pat) Couch; daughters, Carlene (Rex) Reed, Doris Rawdon Barrett, Betty Couch (Larry) Harris, and Nell Couch (Thomas) Bishop; 21 Grandchildren, 31 Great-grandchildren, and 4 Great-great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death:  parents; 
first husband

Name: Luther Allen Hinson, age 86
Date of Birth
January 29, 1918 in Hohenwald, TN
Date of Death
June 7, 2004, Life Care Center , Centerville, TN
Date of Funeral:  J
une 9, 2004
Burial Site: 
Springer Cemetery, Hohenwald, TN
Parents: 
Harrison Allen Hinson and Annie Bell (Hinson) Hinson
Spouse
Mary Lee (Landers) Hinson
Survivors
wife; son, James Allen Hinson; Marsha Ann Essary, Faye Jean Roop and Sue Kilpatrick; sisters, Juanita Jones and Charlene Carroll; 12 Grandchildren; 7 Great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death:  parents

Name:  Mary Lucille Staggs, age 87
Date of Birth
 March 22, 1917 in Hohenwald, TN
Date of Death
June 2, 2004 at Life Care Center, Columbia, TN
Date of Funeral:
 June 5, 2004
Burial Site: 
Swiss Cemetery, Hohenwald, TN
Parents: 
natural parents:  James and Sally (Adkins) Brown;  adoptive parents: Frank & Florence Brown;
Spouse
Eulis Staggs,  deceased
Survivors
aughter, Beverly Joy Slavich; brother, Ray (Tutt) Brown; grandchildren, Timothy Gray, Belinda Dickens, John Allan, Stephen Scott , and Paula Slavich; 8 Great-grandchildren; 1 Great-great-grandchild
Preceded in death: 
husband;  natural parents; adoptive parents, daughter, Rebecca Fay Gray; brothers, Odie and Finley Brown; sister, Marie Deavers.

Name:  Leland M Staggs, age 77 of Waynesboro, TN
Date of Birth:  6 July 1926 , Wayne Co, TN
Date of Death:  3 June 200, Waynesboro, Wayne Co, TN4
Date of Funeral:  5 June 2004
Burial Site:  Memorial Gardens, Waynesboro, Wayne Co, TN
Parents:  Charles  and Claudia Staggs
Spouse:  Decima Staggs
Survivors:  wife;  sons, Gary L and Larry M Staggs;  sister, Wanda Faye Gray;  6 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews
Preceded in death:  parents;  stepfather, J T Skimehorne

Thursday, June 17, 2004 Issue

Name:  Milburn Walker Pevahouse, age 59
Date of Birth
February 8, 1945 in Hardin Co., TN.
Date of Death
June 12, 2004 at Perry Community Hospital, Linden, TN
Date of Funeral:  1
June 14, 2004
Burial Site: 
Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Clifton, , Wayne Co, TN
Parents: 
Milburn Johnny Pevahouse and Evelyn (Walker) Pevahouse
Spouse
Mary Elizabeth (Dicus) Pevahouse;
Survivors
 wife,  parents,  daughter, Lisa (Bruce) Bowen; sisters, Rebecca Barnes, Reba Shelby, and Regina Hamm; grandchildren, Kaci and Blake Bowen.

Name:  Mary Elizabeth Webb, age 82
Date of Birth
Date of Death
June 10, 2004 at Maury Regional Hospital, Columbia, TN
Date of Funeral
June 12, 2004
Burial Site: 
Loveless Cemetery, Hohenwald, TN
Parents: 
William Keston and Anna (Churchwell) Webb.
Survivors
sister, Betty Love and several Nieces & Nephews.
Preceded in death:  parents

Name:  Ada Estelle Tharp, age 99
Date of Birth
January 31, 1905 in Hohenwald, TN.
Date of Death
June 13, 2004 at Lewis County Manor, Hohenwald, TN
Date of Funeral
June 15, 2004
Burial Site: 
Dabbs Cemetery in Hohenwald. TN
Parents: 
Jim and Ava (Reeves) Moon.
Spouse
[1] Loyd Peevyhouse, deceased; [2]  Samuel E. Tharp, deceased
Survivors
 son, Loyd Kenneth Peevyhouse; daughters, Marilyn Hinson, Bernice "Bill" Dabbs, and Lois Lynch; sister, Nadia Beasley; 13 Grandchildren; 20 Great-grandchildren; 3 Great-great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death:  parents; 
1st husband, Loyd Peevyhouse; 2nd husband. Samuel E. Tharp

Thursday, June 24 2004 Issue

Name:  Delphia Onez Simmons, age 89,
Date of Birth
March 22, 1915 in Lewis Co., TN
Date of Death
16 June 2004 at Centennial Medical Center, Nashville, TN
Date of Funeral
June 18, 2004
Burial Site: 
Deavers Cemetery, Hohenwald, TN.
Parents: 
John Hickman and Susie Melvina (Stephens) Hensley.
Spouse
Willie Carl Simmons
Survivors
Sons, Garry , Bobby, James [Dorothy], and Edward (Catherine) Simmons; Daughters, Kathleen (Jeff) Carroll Tanner and Sue (Tommy) Ayers; 18 Grandchildren; 34 Great-grandchildren; 14 Great-great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death:  parents,  husband

Name:  Hettie Mae Stowe Bresbois  age: 91
Date of Birth
November 30, 1912 in Hohenwald, TN
Date of Death
June 20, 2004 in Maury Regional Hospital, Columbia TN
Date of Funeral
June 23, 2004
Burial Site: 
Swiss Cemetery, Hohenwald, TN
Parents: 
 William Fred and Louise Odom Crowell.
Spouse
[1] L. D. Stowe, [2] Turner Bresbois, both deceased
Survivors
sons, James (Margaret) Stowe and Chuck (Glenda) Stowe; daughters, Jo Ann (Van) Rasbury, Billie (Billy Ray) Hospins, and Freddie (Claude) Mathis; brothers, Jack, Edd, Bernice and Alton Crowell; 10 Grandchildren and 10 Great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death:  parents;  both husbands; 
brothers, Dee, Ossie, Bill, Flexie, and Arthur Crowell.

Name:  Karen Diane Ogg, age 44
Date of Birth
December 8, 1959 in Hohenwald, TN
Date of Death
19 June 2004 at her residence on Buffalo Rd. in Hohenwald, TN
Date of Memorial Service
June 21, 2004 at Blondy Church of God
Parents: 
Buford H.  and Melba Ogg
Survivors
mother, Melba Ogg; brothers, Jerry and Danny Ogg, sisters, Peggy Pogue, Monette King, Brenda Simmons Fowler, and Donetta Carroll.
Preceded in death: 
father;  brother, Bobby Ogg

Name:  Vernon Reed Hayward, age 99
Date of Birth:  5 October 1904 in Hohenwald, Lewis Co, TN 
Date of Death:  14 June 2004, Bortz Healthcare, Oakland Co, MI
Date of Funeral:  18 June 2004 at Neal Funeral Home, Lawrenceburg, TN
Burial Site:  Lawrence County Memorial Gardens, Lawrenceburg, Lawrence Co, TN
Parents:  Robert Edward and Carrie Voorhies Reed
Spouse:  David P.  Haywood, deceased
Survivors:  son, Ira Wilson Adams, Jr.  ;  grandchildren, Hershel Edward Adams, Dora Jane Adams, and Carrie Etta Adams Koch;  great-granddaughters, Cassie Marie Koch and Jennifer Michelle Koch.
Preceded in death:  parents; brothers, Hershel, Lee and Eugene Reed; sisters, Louise Reed Clark, Myrtle Reed Arrington, and  Roxie Reed Ammons

Thursday, July 1 2004 Issue

Name:  Robert E Ayers, age 62
Date of Birth:  2 February 1942 in TN
Date of Death:  23 June 2004 at his home
Date of Funeral:  26 June 2004, McDonald Funeral Home, Centerville, Hickman Co, TN
Burial Site:  Williams Cemetery, Pleasantville,  Hickman Co, TN
Parents: Edward and Gracie Ivaree Tanner Ayers
Spouse:  Berline Nina Gordon Ayers
Survivors:  father; wife; sons, Rickey and Roger Ayers;  daughter, Robie Littleton;  stepdaughters, Nina Edwards, Wanda Copozzi and Brenda Olsen;  4 grandchildren, 4 step-grandchildren, and 5 step-great-grandchildren
Preceded in death:  mother

Name:  Jerry Leon McDaniel, age 55
Date of Birth:  19 May 1949 in Oak Grove, West Carroll Parish, LA
Date of Death:  24 June 2004, Columbia, Maury Co, TN
Date of Funeral:  1
Burial Site: 
Parents:  Doris Orr Parcells and the late Cleveland McDaniel
Spouse:  Dale Creel McDaniel
Survivors:  mother; wife; son, Michael McDaniel; daughters, Tina Maddox and Tiffany Moon;  brothers, Ronald, Danny and Cleveland Thomas McDaniel; sisters, Johnnie Faye Garcia, Loreta Lynn Daves, Judy Lord and Louann Jinks; 6 grandchildren.
Preceded in death:  father

Thursday, July 8, 2004 Issue

Name:  Mary Elizabeth Jones  Trousdale,  age 88
Date of Death:  29 June 2004 in Hohenwald, Lewis Co, TN 
Date of Funeral:  1 July 2004
Burial Site:   Arlington Cemetery
Parents:  Luther and Caroline Holman Jones
Spouse:  Ralph Wilson Trousdale 
Survivors:  spouse;  daughters, Mary [Larry] McCrory and Elizabeth Ann Trousdale;  sister, Lula Mae Jones;  brothers, Granville Lee and Gene Jones; grandson, Phillip (Regina) McCrory;  grandchildren, Megan, Trent, and Tyler McCrory; step-grandchildren, Sheena, Heather and Dustin Scott 
Preceded in death:  parents, brother, Al Jones

Name:  Charles V Roder,  age 69
Date of Birth
April 17, 1935 in Hickman Co., TN
Date of Death
July 5, 2004 at Maury Regional Hospital, Columbia, TN
Date of Funeral
July 7, 2004 at 3:00 PM
Burial Site: 
Downey Cemetery, Hohenwald, TN
Parents: 
James B. and Linnie (Murphy) Roder
Spouse
Agnes (Hinson) Roder
Survivors
wife; son, James Bruce Roder; daughter, Jeretta Michelle Lindquist; Stepsons, Johnny Hinson and Jeff Edwards; stepdaughter, Kay Barnes; brother, Bobby Roder; sister, Jean Krikorian; 11 Grandchildren; 7 Great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death:  parents; 
son, John Wayne Roder

Name:  Toni Lynn Keener, age 59
Date of Birth
July 16, 1944 in CA
Date of Death
July 1, 2004 at Vanderbilt Medical Center, Nashville, TN
Date of Memorial Service
Friday, 9 July 2004.
Burial Site: 
Parents: 
Woodrow Wilson and Hazel Ilene (Starling) Mathis
Spouse
Jimmy Virgil Keener;
Survivors
sons, Darrell Houseman and Joshua Keener; daughters, Collette Gann, and Antoinette Houseman; stepdaughter, Toni Grantham; sister, JoAnn C. Guinn; Jennifer Keener; step-mother, Jewell Mathis; step-brothers, Phillip and Farrell Brooks; half-sister, Laura Miles; 6 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild.
Preceded in death:  parents,
Woodrow Wilson and Hazel Ilene (Starling) Mathis;  husband, Jimmy Virgil Keener; step-brother, Wayne Brooks.

Name:  Jimmy Virgil Keener, age 68
Date of Birth
23 October 1935 in OK
Date of Death
June 30, 2004 at Vanderbilt Medical Center, Nashville, TN
Date of Memorial Service
Friday, 9 July 2004.
Parents: 
wife, Toni Lynn (Mathis) Keener, and parents, Harvey and Machen (Petty) Keener.
Spouse:  Toni Lynn Keener [deceased]
Survivors
son, Joshua Keener; daughter, Jennifer Keener; step-son, Darrell Houseman; step-daughters, Collette Gann, Antoinette Houseman, and Toni Grantham; 6 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild.
Preceded in death:  parents

Name:  Betty Sue Griner, age 73
Date of Birth
January 31, 1931 in Hohenwald, TN
Date of Death
July 5, 2004 at Maury Regional Hospital, Columbia, TN
Date of Funeral
July 7, 2004
Burial Site: 
Swiss Cemetery, Hohenwald, TN
Parents: 
Willie Luther and Estalee Meda (Hickerson) Graves
Spouse
Robert Harville Griner, Sr
Survivors
husband, Robert Harville Griner, Sr. ; son, William B. (Marlene) Grimes, Jeffrey Grimes, Steve (Suzie) Griner, and Robert H. Griner, Jr.; daughters, Christy (Albert) Ricketts, Melaine (Tim) Webb, Cathy Mash and Camilla (Stanley) Fletcher; brothers, Naymond , Elton, and Bobby Graves; sisters, Oneita Loveless, Fay Willis, and Doris Baker; 15 Grandchildren; 8 Great-grandchildren
Preceded in death:  parents,
Willie Luther and Estalee Meda (Hickerson) Graves.  brothers, Harold Neal and Gene Graves; sister, Ina Hurt; husband, Billy B. Grimes.

Name:  Jewell Irene Paschall, age 77
Date of Birth:  26 November 1926 in Linden, Perry Co, TN 
Date of Death:  25 June 2004 in Linden, Perry Co, TN 
Date of Memorial Service:  2 July 2004
Parents:  Thomas and Ida Brooks Maupin
Survivors:  son, William R Paschall; granddaughter, Melissa [Alex] Ferri;  great-grandchild, Jake Ferri; several nieces & nephews
Preceded in death:  parents;  daughter, Patricia Paschall; brother, Oneal Maupin

Name:  Robert Davidson, age  69
Date of Birth:  no date given; born in Hickman Co, TN
Date of Death:  4 July 2004 in Hohenwald, TN
Date of Memorial Service:  7 July 2004, Williams Funeral Home, Columbia, Maury Co, TN
Parents:  Clayton and Nettie Anglin Davidson
Survivors:  sons, Rocky [Beth] and Ronnie [Denise] Davidson;  sisters, Jan [Ray] Frost and Patricia [Eddie] Cox; 4 grandchildren
Preceded in death:  parents

Thursday, July 15, 2004 Issue

Name:  Jerry Kenneth Crowell, age 69
Date of Birth
March 20, 1935, Old Hickory, TN
Date of Death
July 10, 2004 at Perry Community Hospital, Linden, TN
Date of Funeral
July 12, 2004
Burial Site: 
Swiss Cemetery, Hohenwald, TN
Parents: 
Leslie L. &Lorell (Pierce) Crowell
Spouse
Judy Murphy (Bell) Crowell
Survivors
wife, Judy Murphy (Bell) Crowell; father, Leslie L. Crowell; sons, Lance and Ken (Teresa) Crowell; stepsons, Shawn Murphy, Russ (Christie) Murphy, and James (Carrie) Murphy; stepdaughters, Shannon (Andy) Pilgrim and Ashley (Darren) Garner; brother, William Crowell; sister, Annette Wheeler; 12 Grandchildren.
Preceded in death:  mother

Name:  James Edward Beatty, age 85
Date of Birth
June 13, 1919, Hohenwald, TN
Date of Death: J
uly 10, 2004 at Grandview Medical Center, Jasper, TN.
Date of Funeral
July 13, 2004
Burial Site: 
Downey Cemetery, Hohenwald, TN
Parents: 
James and Hattie (Brown) Marion Beatty.
Survivors
Jeannie Wildshire; Step Brother, John Edwards; Half Sister, Beth White; Half Brother, Arthur Beatty; Sister-in-law, Hilda Beatty; Special Friend, Ruby Churchwell; Parsons, TN; 3 Grandchildren.
Preceded in death:  parents

Name:  Donna Marie Brown, age 40
Date of Birth
May 29, 1964, Danville, IL
Date of Death
July 12, 2004 at Maury Regional Hospital, Columbia, TN.
Date of Funeral
July 14, 2004
Burial Site: 
Lewis County Memorial Gardens, Hohenwald, TN
Parents: 
Edgar and Julia (Miller) Thomas;
Spouse
Kenneth Edward Brown
Survivors
husband. Kenneth Edward Brown;  Mother, Julia (Miller) Thomas;  Son, Stephen Blackwood;  Daughter, Trisha Brown;  Brothers, Michael A. and Marvin L. Pierce;  Half Brothers, Richard, Gary and Darryl Thomas;  Half Sister, Carol Brooks;  Granddaughter, Kandace Yvonne Williams.
Preceded in death: 
father,

Name:  Betty Lou Love, age 74
Date of Birth
February 16, 1930, Hohenwald, TN
Date of Death
July 8, 2004 at her residence in Summertown, TN
Date of Funeral
July 10, 2004
Burial Site: 
Palestine Cemetery, Hohenwald, TN.
Parents: 
Willie and Clista (Carroll) Bennett.
Spouse
John Love
Survivors
husband, John Love; brothers, G. Y. Bennett and Carroll Bennett; sisters, Dorothy Durham, Juanita King, Joyce Simmons, Wilma King, Joan Murphy, and Mary Proffitt.
Preceded in death:  parents

Name:  E B "Toy" Peery, age 87
Date of Birth
March 15, 1917 in Lewis Co., TN
Date of Death
July 6, 2004 at Maury Regional Hospital, Columbia, TN
Date of Funeral
July 9, 2004
Burial Site: 
Brown Cemetery, Hampshire, TN
Parents: 
Byron Cormean and Permelia (McNabb) Peery
Spouse
Sara Jane (Amacher) Peery [Married November 27, 1940]
Survivors
wife, Sara Jane (Amacher) Peery [Married November 27, 1940] sons, Jerry and David Peery; daughters, Joyce Hinson and Barbara Baker; sister, Mary Hinson; 10 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; several step-grand and great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death:  parents; 
1 Grandaughter, and 1 Great Grandchild

Name:  Verna Mae Turner, age 90
Date of Birth
February 12, 1914 in Hohenwald, TN
Date of Death
July 9, 2004 at Maury Regional Hospital, Columbia, TN
Date of Funeral
July 11, 2004
Burial Site: 
 Lewis County Memorial Gardens, Hohenwald, TN.
Parents: 
William David and Della (Flippo) DeVault
Spouse
Fred Turner
Survivors
son, Jimmy Eubanks; Grandsons, Wesley, Stan, Tom, and Tarrance Eubanks; Nephews, W. T. and Johnny DeVault; Niece, Mary Ruth Hensley;
Preceded in death:  parents, husband

Name:  Fred Bennett  Kitrell, age 79
Date of Birth
September 17, 1924 in Sulligent, AL
Date of Death
July 13, 2004 at at his residence in Summertown, TN
Date of Funeral
July 14, 2004
Burial Site: 
Hinestown Cemetery, Summertown, TN
Parents: 
Edward and Eula (White) Kittrell
Spouse
Alice (Zimmerman) Kittrell
Survivors
sons, Freddie Lee and Fred Kittrell, Jr.; Sheila Stima, Bettie Brackeen, Barbara Kittrell, and Linda Howard; sisters Odie Wood and Gray Nelson; 11 Grandchildren; 4 Great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death: 
wife, Alice (Zimmerman) Kittrell, and parents, Edward and Eula (White) Kittrell.

Name:  Travis L Burlison, age 22
Date of Birth:  not listed
Date of Death:  July 10, 2004
Date of Funeral:  July 14, 2004
Burial Site:  Memorial Gardens, Hohenwald, Lewis Co, TN
Parents:  Ronald Lee Burlison and Vickey Lynn Hull Sonnier
Spouse:  single
Survivors:  parents;  stepfather, Norman Sonnier;  sister, Tonya [Frankie] White;  stepsisters, Misty Sonnier, Kathy Sonnier, Christy [Toe]  Greenleaf;  stebrother, Joseph Sonnier; maternal grandparents, Marie [Oneal] Clark;  nieces, Dana White and kayla Greenleaf; nephews,  William, Dale and timothy White, Jonathon Bennett, a and Dominc Greenleaf;  several aunts and uncles.
Preceded in death:  grandparents, William Hull, John and Mary Burlison, and a very special friend, Jo Ann Martin

Name:  Margaret Ann McClearen, age 55
Date of Birth:  April 6, 1949 in Lyles
Date of Death: July 10, 2004  in Lyles
Date of Funeral:  July 12, 2004
Burial Site:  Memory Gardens Cemetery, Hickman Co, TN   
Parents:  Flossie Ferguson Walls and the late Carlton Booker
Spouse:  William McClearen
Survivors:  mother;  husband;  daughters, Bridgett Walls and Christy Williams;  brother, Tony Booker; sister, Wanda Graham; half-brother, Freddy Walls;  half-sister, Robin Rochelle; 5 grandchildren.
Preceded in death:  father

Name:  Daniel Wade McCracken, age 42
Date of Birth:  March 22, 1962 in Kansas City, Clay Co, MO
Date of Death:   July 6, 2004 in Hohenwald, Lewis Co, TN  [automobile accident]
Date of Funeral:  July 9, 2004
Burial Site:  East Lawn Memorial Park, Kingsport, Sullivan Co, TN
Parents:  Robert and Sharon Canterbury McCracken
Spouse:  Leslie Johnson McCracken
Survivors:  parents; wife, daughter, Emily Ashton McCracken; son, Nicholas Robert McCracken; sister, Debbie [Vince] McCartt and  Lisa [Kevin] Bryan;  maternal grandmother, Olga Canterbury;  parents-in-law, Keith and Gloria Johnson;  sis-in-law, Ann Marie [Jonathon] Pierce; brother-in-law, John David [Stephanie] Johnston; uncle, Rick Canterbury; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins

Thursday, July 22, 2004 Issue

Name:  William Harold Brown, age 81
Date of Birth
April 14, 1923 in Hohenwald, TN
Date of Death
July 19, 2004 at Henry Co. Medical Center, Paris, TN
Date of Funeral
 July 22, 2004
Burial Site: 
Grinders Creek Church of Christ Cemetery, Hohenwald, TN
Parents: 
Walter and Maude (Poore) Brown
Spouse
 Georgia (Brackeen) Brown [deceased]
Survivors
sons, Clifton and James Brown; Daughter, Deborah Johnson; brothers, Ernest and Joe Will Brown; Half Brothers, James and Dale Brown; Half Sisters, Ruth Scott, Martha Hensley and Betty James; 5 Grandchildren; 9 Great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death: 
 wife, Georgia (Brackeen) Brown, parents, Walter and Maude (Poore) Brown, and daughter, Agnes Guy.

Name:  Bobby Crowell, age 67
Date of Birth:  March 30, 1937 in Wayne Co, TN
Date of Death:  July 18, 2004 in Hazel Green, Madison Co, AL
Date of Funeral:  July 21, 2004
Burial Site:  Highland Cemetery, Flatwoods, Wayne Co, TN
Parents:  Commodore and Edith Tatum Crowell
Spouse:  Corrine Crowell [married 49 years]
Survivors:  mother; wife; children, Anthony Crowell, Jackie Wilson, Sharon Mize, and Felicia Wood;  sisters, Joyce Bryant, Doris Westbrooks, Melanie Westbrooks  and Gayle Staggs; 6 grandchildren.
Preceded in death: 
father

Name:  James Richard Mayberry, age 74
Date of Birth:  February 25, 1930 in Dickson, Dickson Co, TN
Date of Death:  July 15, 2004
Date of Funeral:  July 17, 2004
Burial Site:  Downey Cemetery, Lewis Co, TN
Parents:  James Carl and Esther Potts Mayberry
Spouse:  Elizabeth Clayton Mayberry
Survivors:  wife;  sons, Roger and Darryl [Billie] Mayberry; grandchildren, Drennan and Ethan Mayberry.
Preceded in death:  parents

Thursday, July 29, 2004 Issue

Name:  John Wesley Barber
Date of Birth:  January 30, 1921 in Perry Co, TN
Date of Death:  July 24, 2004 in Columbia, Maury Co, TN
Date of Funeral:  July 26, 2004
Burial Site:  Poplin Hollow Cemetery, Perry Co, TN
Parents: Frank and Annie Qualls Barber
Survivors:  sons, Roger, Jerrell Bruce, and John M Barber;  daughters, Rachael Ann Qualls, Reba Nell Reynolds, Glenda Kay Fleming, and Patty Elaine McCann
Preceded in death:  parents, daughter, Cathy Delores Burcham, grandson, Jonathan Wayne McCann, brothers, Cecil, Seymoure, William, George, Onis and Asbury Barber; sisters, Lillian Treadwell, Bessie Stpehens, Josie Stephens, and Leona Blackburn

Name:  Mamie Lucille Cotham, age 88
Date of Birth
March 6, 1916, Lewis Co., TN
Date of Death
July 26, 2004 at Lewis County Manor, Hohenwald, TN
Date of Funeral
 Graveside, July 28, 2004
Burial Site: 
Downey Cemetery, Hohenwald, TN
Parents: 
Willie Duncan and Lila (Boyce) Cothran
Spouse
John Henry Cotham
Survivors:  s
ons, Dwight, Johnny Fred and Billy Loyd Cotham; Brothers, Billy & Bobby Cothran; sisters, Freddie Sublett and Nell Peters; 9 Grandchildren; 12 Great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death: 
husband, John Henry Cotham, and parents, Willie Duncan and Lila (Boyce) Cothran.

Name:  Chad Curry Griner, age 20,
Date of Birth
August 1, 1983, Waynesboro, TN
Date of Death:  J
uly 25, 2004 on Hwy. 412 West, Hampshire, TN
Date of Funeral
July 28, 2004
Burial Site: 
Downey Cemetery, Hohenwald, TN
Parents: 
father and stepmother, Rickey & Dana Griner; Mother & stepfather, Lori (Staggs) & Stan Smith
Survivors
 father and stepmother, Rickey & Dana Griner; Mother & stepfather, Lori (Staggs) & Stan Smith; Sisters, Brittany Griner & Ashton Smith; Paternal Grandparents, Billy & Irene Griner; Maternal Grandfather, Thomas Wayne Staggs; Maternal Grandmother, Doris Garland; Maternal Great Grandmothers, Ruby Staggs & Hattie Pollock; Paternal Step Grandmother, Evelyn Johnson; Maternal Step Great Grandmother, Betty Smith; Fiancee, Kyra Owens.

Name:  Joyce Andrews
Date of Death:  July 21, 2004 Augusta, GA
Spouse:  Jack Andrews [married 26 years]
Survivors:  husband, sons, Bruce [Andrea], and Andy  Andrews, Jamie [Rita], Ricky [Jennifer], and Michael Beasely;  daughters, Sonya [Andy] Hurlbut, Sylvia Hastings, Sharron [Donnie] Hanke, Susan [Richard] Morrow, Darlene [Mike] Freund; Debbie Mack [Kenny] Smith, April [Tony] Powell, and Toni Lewis;  35 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren; uncle, Marvin German

Name:  Harold Dwayne Hinson, age 38
Date of Birth:  July 7, 1966 in Salinas, Monterey Co, CA
Date of Death:  July 19, 2004 in Salinas, Monterey Co, CA
Date of Burial:  July 23, 2004
Burial Site:  Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Prunedale, CA
Date of Memorial Service:  August 11, 2004, Blondy Church of God;, Hohenwald, Lewis Co, TN
Parents:  Harold Hinson and Wilma Schmidt
Spouse:  Kimberly Zaro
Survivors:  parents, spouse; sons, James and  Michael  Hinson;  daughter, Paxton Hinson; step-mother Sheila Hinson;  grandmother, Stelola Hinson; parents-in-law, James and Mary Zaro; sisters, Donna Hinson-Chobanian, Tammy Leavitt, Pamela Schroeder, Annette Haley, Royann DeVault and Tammie Hinson-Simpson;  numerous aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
Preceded in death:  parents

Thursday, August 5, 2004 Issue

Name:  Thomas Haggard Lee, age 70
Date of Birth
July 31, 1933, Lawrenceburg, Lawrence Co, TN
Date of Death
July 28, 2004 at Maury Regional Hospital, Columbia, TN
Date of Funeral
July 31, 2004
Burial Site: 
 Lawrence Co. Memorial Gardens, Lawrenceburg, Lawrence Co, TN
Parents: 
Perry Haggard and Flora Eula (McAdams) Lee
Spouse
Betty (Reed) Lee;
Survivors
wife, Betty (Reed) Lee; sons, Larry Thomas, Ricky (Laura), Terry (Robbie), & Jesse (Diana) Lee; daughter, Pagejan Samples; stepson, Sam Hensley; stepdaughter, Kim Ray; brothers, Jimmy, Bobby, and Edward Elton Lee; sisters, Dalphine Ava Patterson, Marcie Lee, Eyvonne Maness, Annette Bayless, Shirley Ann (Lee) Cook, and Jennifer Hatfield; 5 Grandchildren; 3 Great-grandchildren
Preceded in death:  parents
, Perry Haggard and Flora Eula (McAdams) Lee, brothers, Carmel and Reed A. Lee, sisters, Peggy Jane (Lee) Peden & Dottie Marylin Lee.

Name:   John Wilburn Schwendimann, age 67
Date of Birth
July 15, 1937 in Memphis, TN
Date of Death
August 1, 2004 at his home in Hohenwald, TN
Date of Funeral
August 2, 2004
Burial Site: 
Lewis County Memorial Gardens, Hohenwald, TN
Parents: 
Julius Hans and Lemma Elizabeth (Hickerson) Schwendimann.
Spouse
Sue (Poindexter) Schwendimann
Survivors
Rebecca Sue (Poindexter) Schwendimann; Brother, Thomas Paul Schwendimann; Sisters, Elizabeth Ann Powell and Gloria Jean Schwendimann.
Preceded in death:  parents
, Julius Hans and Lemma Elizabeth (Hickerson) Schwendimann.

Name:  Gwendolyn Joan Love, age 65
Date of Birth
July 27, 1939, Hohenwald, TN
Date of Death
August 1, 2004 at her residence in Hohenwald, TN
Date of Funeral
August 5, 2004
Burial Site: 
Lewis County Memorial Gardens, Hohenwald, TN
Parents: 
Odis and Willia Dean (Johnson) Woolridge
Spouse
George Arthur Love
Survivors
daughters, Elaine Reeves, and Bernice Woolridge; brothers, H ugh and Andrew Woolridge; sisters, Margaret Booker and Mildred Stone; grandson, Marcus Grimes; godson, Mikal Woolridge.
Preceded in death:
 husband, George Arthur Love, parents, Odis and Willia Dean (Johnson) Woolridge, Brothers, Charles Woolridge, James Woolridge and Bobby Woolridge, and her sister, Delores Youngblood.

Name:  Coleman Campbell, age 76
Date of Birth
Date of Death:  July 21, 2004
Burial Site:  Reunion Cemetery, Athens, Limestone Co, AL
Parents:  not listed
Spouse:  Betty Campbell
Survivors:  wife;  daughters, Cassie Rhodes and Retta Reed;  mother-in-law, Lurna Willett; sisters-in-law, Ruby Burns and Judy Campbell;  4 granddaughters, 5 step-grandsons
Preceded in death:  parents; daughter, Cynthia Campbell and son Curtis Campbell

Name:  Marie Harvill, age 78
Date of Birth:  September 1925 in Centerville, Hickman Co, TN
Date of Death:  August 1, 2004 in Centerville, Hickman Co, TN
Date of Funeral:  August 4, 2004
Burial Site:  Charles Nickell Cemetery, Hickman Co, TN 
Parents:  George and Jennie May Nicks Rochelle
Spouse:  TE Harvill
Survivors:  husband; son, Thomas Harvill; daughter, Janet Hutchison; grandson, Jared Hutchison; brother, Joseph Rochelle; sisters, Donnell Smith and Elsie McCoy
Preceded in death:  parents

Name:  Lloyd Edward Cornell, age 72
Date of Birth:  December 29, 1932 in Old Hickory, Davidson Co, TN
Date of Death:  July 17, 2004 in Cleveland, Cuyahoga Co, OH
Date of Funeral:  July 23, 2004
Burial Site:  Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery, Rittman, Wayne Co, OH
Parents:  Edward and Eva L Lynch Knight
Spouse:  Patricia Weaver Cornell [married 40 years]
Survivors:  wife;  sons, Kevin [Melissa], Craig [Christine] and Scott [Dana] Cornell;  half-sister, Alma Jean Skelton; 5 grandchildren, Caleb, Joshua, Michael, Kaitlyn, and Cameron Cornell.
Preceded in death:  parents

Name:  Isabella Kaitlynn Culbreath, age 14 days
Date of Birth:  July 11, 2004 in Columbia, TN
Date of Death:  July 25, 2004 at Maury Regional Hospital, Columbia, TN.
Date of Funeral:  July 31, 2004
Burial Site:  Walker Cemetery, Hampshire, TN
Parents:  Ian and Reagan (O'Guin) Culbreath;
Survivors:  parents, Ian and Reagan (O'Guin) Culbreath; Brothers, Adam Skelton and William Culbreath; Sisters, Addison Skelton and Samantha Culbreath; John & Linda Culbreath, Paternal Grandparents; Gary & Bonnie O'Guin, Maternal Grandparents; Carl & Rita Austin, Maternal Grandparents; Bonnie Trull, Maternal Great Grandmother; Willard Q'Guin, Maternal Great Grandfather; Huel & Sue Culbreath, Paternal Great Grandparents; Wayne & Marlene Leard, Paternal Great Grandparents; Ruby Hinson, Maternal Great Great Grandmother; Several Aunts, Uncles & Cousins.
Preceded in death:  Atha Trull, Maternal Great Grandfather, and Roberta O'Guin, Maternal Great Grandmother.

Name:  Thelma Wicks, age 97
Date of Birth:  March 18, 1907 in Hohenwald, TN,
Date of Death:  July 30, 2004 at Perry Community Hospital, Linden, TN
Date of Funeral:  August 1, 2004
Burial Site:  Swiss Cemetery, Hohenwald, TN.
Parents:   Algia and Estalee (Duncan) Garrett
Spouse:  Robert Wicks
Survivors:   son, Douglas Wayne Wicks, daughter, Vera Mae Woolford, and daughter-in-law, Kathy Wicks; 3 Grandchildren; 7 Great-grandchildren; 5 Great-great-grandchildren
Preceded in death:  husband, Robert Wicks, parents, Algia and Estalee (Duncan) Garrett, and son, Edward Wicks.

Thursday, August 12, 2004 Issue

Name:  Imogene Tharp, age 84
Date of Birth
December 10, 1919, Hohenwald, TN
Date of Death
August 9, 2004 at St. Thomas Hospital, Nashville, TN
Date of Funeral
August 11, 2004
Burial Site: 
 Swiss Cemetery, Hohenwald, TN
Parents: 
Alonzo (Lon) Coble and Occiedent (Vaughn) Poore
Spouse
Clyde Edwin Tharp [deceased]
Survivors
sons, Wayne and Mack Tharp; Daughter, Shirley Shipp; 4 Grandchildren; 5 Great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death:
parents, Alonzo (Lon) Coble and Occiedent (Vaughn) Poore; brothers, Evan, Carl and Edwin Poore; husband, Clyde Edwin Tharp; granddaughter, Dana Michelle Tharp.

Name:  Austin Bullion, age 71
Date of Birth
October 11, 1932, Hohenwald, TN
Date of Death
August 5, 2004 at his residence in Hohenwald, TN
Date of Funeral
August 7, 2004
Burial Site: 
Downey Cemetery, Hohenwald, TN
Parents: 
Clebert and Edna (Hooper) Bullion
Spouse
1st wife, Betty Ann (Hickerson) Bullion [deceased];  2nd wife, Shirley (Sisco) Bullion
Survivors
 2nd wife, Shirley (Sisco) Bullion; sons, Randy and Mike Bullion; stepson, Dennis Johnson; 4 Grandchildren, 1 Step Grandchild, and 1 Great-grandchild.
Preceded in death: 
 1st wife, Betty Ann (Hickerson) Bullion, parents, Clebert and Edna (Hooper) Bullion, brother, Frank Bullion, and sisters, Juanita Cox and Mary Helen Erlandson.

Name:  Kevin Quentin Foster, age 33
Date of Birth:  January 28, 1971
Date of Death:  August 4, 2004 in Hohenwald, Lewis Co, TN
Date of Funeral:  August 6, 2004
Burial Site:  Mars Hill Cemetery,
Parents:  Frances Byrd Foster
Spouse:  Denise Pugh Foster
Survivors:  sons, Tyler Quentin and Karlton Taylor Foster;  daughters Hanah Grace, Brianna Faith, and Savanna Hope Foster;  brothers, Delton and Anthony  Foster;  sister,  Sharee Novem; several nieces and nephews

Name:  Betty Sue Bost, age 63
Date of Birth:  September 3, 1940
Date of Death:  July 17, 2004 in Jefferson City
Date of Funeral:  July 22, 2004
Burial Site:  Pisgah Cemetery
Parents:  Onlia Jasper and Edna Viola McDonald Hinson
Spouse:  William Larry Bost [deceased]
Survivors:  sons, Larry and Bruce Bost;  daughters, Jane Weller, Jeri Overman, Cathy McDougal, and Tina Gabbard;  rother, Joh Riley Hinson; sisters, Beulah, Bessie and Bertha  Hinson, and  Bessie Kyle,;  3 granddaughters
Preceded in death:  parents; husband; brother, Joe William Hinson

Name:  Edwin W. Gramling, age 67
Date of Birth:  March 2, 1937 in St. Augustine, FL
Date of Death:  July 28, 2004 in Dickson, Dickson Co, TN
Date of Memorial Service:  July 30, 2004
Parents:  Napoleon and Mildred Cox Gramling
Spouse:  Martha Webb Gramling
Survivors:  mother; wife; son, Edwin W Gramling II;  daughters, Julie Deardorff, Suzanne Gramling Gann, Moniqye Gramling, Jessica Moen  and Jennifer Street; 10 grandchildren
Preceded in death:  father

Thursday, August 19, 2004 Issue

Name:  Oscar "Moose" Gray, age 65
Date of Birth
January 2, 1939, Summertown, TN
Date of Death
August 12, 2004 at his Residence in Hohenwald, TN.
Date of Funeral
August 14, 2004
Burial Site: 
Hinestown Cemetery, Summertown, TN.
Parents: 
James Arthur and Sally Louise (Zimmerman) Gray.
Survivors
brother, Paul Gray; sisters, Cecle Guthrie, Jewel Rogers, & Hassie Campbell; Foster Granddaughters, Amber Rose, and Shawna McCullogh; special friend, Terry Taylor.
Preceded in death: 
parents, James Arthur and Sally Louise (Zimmerman) Gray. Also preceded in death by twelve brothers and sisters.

Name:  Bertis Leon "Bud" Yates, age 86,
Date of Birth
August 17, 1917, Cullman, AL
Date of Death
August 15, 2004 at McKendree Healthcare, Nashville, TN.
Date of Funeral
August 17, 2004
Burial Site: 
Hensley Cemetery, Hohenwald, TN.
Parents: 
Joel King and Eliza (Powell) Yates
Spouse
Clara (Turnbow) Yates. [deceased]
Survivors
 sons, Leon and Kerry Yates; Daughters, Joyce Yates, Darlene McKnight, & Linda Johnson; 9 Grandchildren; 20 Great-grandchildren
Preceded in death:  parents
, Joel King and Eliza (Powell) Yates; wife, Clara (Turnbow) Yates.

Name:  Thelma Ruth Hatmaker age 69
Date of Death:  August 3, 2004
Date of Funeral:  August 5, 2004
Burial Site:  Fairview Memorial Gardens in GA
Spouse:  James Hatmaker [married 40 years]
Survivors:  husband;  sons, Lawrence Yon, William Brett, and Frank Hatmaker;  daughter, Sandra Miller; brothers, Sonny and Gary Benton; 7 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren; niece and nephew.

Thursday, August 26, 2004 Issue

Name:  Mac Arthur Talley, age 52
Date of Birth
May 21, 1952, Lewis Co., TN
Date of Death
August 19, 2004 at his residence in Hohenwald, TN
Date of Funeral
August 21, 2004
Burial Site: 
Downey Cemetery, Hohenwald, TN
Parents: 
Arthur Jones and Mattie Lou (Harris) Talley.
Spouse
Mary Elizabeth (Phillips) Talley
Survivors
wife, Mary Elizabeth (Phillips) Talley; son, Michael Talley; daughters, Alicia (George) Frogge & Tammy (Josh) Brown; brother, Paul Talley; Granddaughters, Miranda Frogge & Sara Elizabeth Brown.
Preceded in death:  parents,
Arthur Jones and Mattie Lou (Harris) Talley.

Name:  Agnes Josephine Roder, age 60
Date of Birth
November 28, 1943 in Hohenwald, TN
Date of Death
August 22, 2004 at Maury Regional Hospital, Columbia, TN
Date of Funeral
August 24, 2004
Burial Site: 
Hinson Cemetery, Linden, Perry Co, TN.
Parents: 
Jim and Callie (Hinson) Hinson
Spouse
1st) Kenneth John Hinson [deceased];   (2nd) Charles . V. Roder [deceased]
Survivors
 sons, Johnny Hinson and Jeff Edwards; daughter, Kay Barnes; Stepson, Bruce Roder; Stepdaughter, Michelle Lindquist; brother, James Hinson; sisters, Myrtle Williams, Edna Breece, Louise Lyles; 6 Grandchildren and 9 Great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death: 
 parents, Jim and Callie (Hinson) Hinson, and husbands, (1st) Kenneth John Hinson and (2nd) Charles . V. Roder.

Name:  Leonidas Eugene Ringenberg, age 78
Date of Birth
July 13, 1926 in IN
Date of Death
 August 19, 2004 at Veterans Hospital, Nashville, TN
Date of Funeral
 August 22, 2004
Burial Site: 
Lewis County Memorial Gardens, Hohenwald, TN
Spouse
 Eunice (Pugh) Ringenberg
Survivors
wife, Eunice (Pugh) Ringenberg; stepsons, John Harrison and William H. Harrison; 5 Grandchildren; 3 Great-grandchildren

Name:  James Earl Wildman, age 78
Date of Birth:  June 20, 1926
Date of Death:  August 19, 2004
Date of Funeral:  August 19, 2004
Burial Site:  Dr. O. A. Kirk Memorial Cemetery, Perry Co, TN
Parents:  Raymond Wildman and Dolly Dora Hatcher Wildman Chandler
Spouse:  Freda Wildman
Survivors:  wife; daughters, Marla Cotham and Sherri Nix;  sister, Ruby Fay Hinson; half-sister, Joye Wildman Talley; haf-brothers, Alton and Alan Ray  Wildman; 5 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren
Preceded in death:  parents; grandson, Brian Todd Kimble

Thursday, September 2, 2004 Issue

Name:   Bobby Leroy Peery, age 69,
Date of Birth
October 28, 1934 in Hampshire, TN
Date of Death
August 29, 2004 at Vanderbilt Medical Center, Nashville, TN
Date of Funeral
September 1, 2004
Burial Site: 
Brown Cemetery, Hampshire, TN
Parents: 
Robert E. Peery, Sr., and Anna Stahie (Brown) Peery
Spouse
Linda Nell (Wright) Peery
Survivors
wife, Linda Nell (Wright) Peery; Sons, Marty (Tracey) Peery andMonty (Faith) Peery; Daughter, Bobbie (Steve) Jones; Sister, Wanda Peery; 4 Grandchildren
Preceded in death: 
parents, Robert E. Peery, Sr., and  Anna Stahie (Brown) Peery;   brother, and R. E. Peery.

Name:  Roger Lee Wilson, age 48
Date of Birth:  Lake Station, IN
Date of Death:  August 27, 2004 in Columbia, Maury Co, TN
Date of Memorial Service:  to be conducted at a later date
Parents:  Charles and Alice Hale Wilson
Spouse:  Teresa Hasty Wilson
Survivors:  wife, children, Matthew, Travis, Jessy and Kasey Wilson;  stepson, Bradley Hodge; sisters, Kathy Sawyer, Brenda Bryant,  and Paulette Reed;  brothers, Walt and Randy Wilson;  nieces, , Melissa Runions and Misty Gray.
Preceded in death:  parents

Thursday, September 9,  2004 Issue

Name:  Grace W Chessor, age 90
Date of Birth:  June 19, 1914 in Centerville, Hickman Co, TN
Date of Death:  September 3, 2004 in Columbia, Maury Co, TN
Date of Funeral:  September 5, 2004
Burial Site:  Oakmont Cemetery, Hickman Co, TN
Parents:  AC and Julia Thornton Wherry
Spouse
Survivors:  sons, William Edward and Wendell M Chessor;  sister, Mary Lee Weatherspoon; 7 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren
Preceded in death:  parents

Thursday, September 16,  2004 Issue

Name:  Eula Margaret Loines Hinson, age 91
Date of Birth:  July 21, 1913
Date of Death:  September 5, 2004 in Dyersburg, Dyer Co, TN
Date of Funeral:  September 7, 2004
Burial Site:  Dyer Co Memorial Gardens, Dyer Co, TN
Parents:  James David and Margaret Pomeroy Loines
Spouse:  Dewey Hinson [deceased]  married 62 years
Survivors:  daughter, Margaret Hinson [Marshall] Goad;  sons, Dewey [Myra], Leon [Charlene], Curtis [Carmen], and Dwight [Gerdie] Hinson;  brother, Luther Liones;  17 grandchildren, 34 great-grandchildren and 17 great-great-grandchildren
Preceded in death:  parents; spouse 5 sisters, 2 brothers, 1 grandchild and 2 great-grandchildren

Name:  Charles Benson Earnhart, age 86
Date of Birth:  May 15, 1918 in Fort Mills, SC
Date of Death:  September 1, 2004 in Hohenwald, Lewis Co, TN
Date of Funeral:  September 5, 2004
Burial Site:  Swiss Cemetery, Hohenwald, Lewis Co, TN, USA
Parents:  Jacob and Lottie  Whiteside Earnhart
Spouse:  (1)Janice Earnhart (deceased);  (2) Ellen Hartman Earnhart
Survivors:  wife; sons, Mickey, Robert,  Jeff and Hans  Foerster;  daughters, Susan Jerigan, Ruth Wright, Ellen Boeke, Heidi Merryman, and Julie Mayberry;  brother Bill Earnhart;  sister, Doris Horner; 14 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren
Preceded in death:  parents; first wife; sister, LillianKennedy

Name:  Karoly Nagy, age 89
Date of Death:  September 4, 2004
Spouse:  Terez Nagy; 
Survivors:  wife,  children, Mary [Joseph] Moore, Frank and Paul Nagy;  grandchildren, Teresa Marie Hutchings, Paul Karoly and Jonathan Lee Nagy;  great-grandchildren, Alex and Adam Collins; sister, Elizabeth Sandor;  daughter-in-law, Nancy Lynn Nagy.

Name:  Patsy Goodman Lynch, age 56
Date of Birth
Date of Death:  September 11, 2004 Williamson Co, TN
Date of Funeral:  September 14, 2004
Burial Site:  Lynch Family Cemetery, Lewis Co, TN
Parents:  Leedy John and Etha Mae James Goodman
Spouse:  Paul W Lynch
Survivors:  husband;  son, Jonathan Paul [Ginny] Lynch;  daughter, Kelli Patrice [Travis] Reid;  sisters, Donna Goodman Coles, Connie Goodman Hampton, Judy Goodman Loveless, Cindy Goodman Ellis, and Jancie Goodman Seaton;  brother, Danny Goodman;  grandchildren, Brittney Reid, Brian Blair, and Stevie Scales; several nieces and nephews. 
Preceded in death:  parents;  brother, Leedy Howard Goodman; sister, Tammy Goodman Underhill.

Thursday, September 23,  2004 Issue

Name:  Dorothy Mae Turnbow, age 75
Date of Birth
September 30, 1928 in Hohenwald, TN
Date of Death
September 15, 2004 at Perry Community Hospital, Linden, TN
Date of Funeral
September 17, 2004
Burial Site: 
Swiss Cemetery, Hohenwald, TN.
Parents: 
Horace F. Lawson, Sr. and Jessie Lucille (Fain) Lawson
Spouse
J. D. Turnbow
Survivors
sons, Tony and Dan (Debbie) Turnbow; Brothers, Eddie, Larry "Butch" and Horace F. Lawson, Jr.; Sisters, Carol Faye Canady and Judy Throneberry; Granddaughter, Amy Turnbow.
Preceded in death: 
husband, J. D. Turnbow, and parents, Horace F. Lawson, Sr. and Jessie Lucille (Fain) Lawson.

Name:  Robert William Jones, III, age 57
Date of Birth
July 10, 1947 in Hohenwald, TN
Date of Death
September 19, 2004 at his residence in Hohenwald, TN
Date of Funeral
September 22, 2004
Parents: 
Robert William Terry (Kenda) Jones, Jr.
Survivors
mother, Terry (Kenda) Jones, sons, Randy (Nicki) Jones, and Charles Ricky (Rita) Jones; sisters, Betty Holt and Lori Brewer.
Preceded in death: 
father, Robert William Jones, Jr.

Name:  Ida Barber Ayers Hinson, age 91
Date of Birth:  April 2, 1013 in Perry Co, TN
Date of Death:  September 14 2004
Date of Funeral:  September 16, 2004
Burial Site:  Beech Grove Cemetery, Pleasantville,  Hickman Co, TN
Parents:  John W and Martha Jane Hensley Barber
Spouse:  (1)Grady Ayers [deceased];  (2) Lee Hinson [deceased]
Survivors:  Sons,  Ralph [Glenda] and Grady [Rozanne] Ayers, Jr,;  stepsons, Pete and Bob Hinson;  stepdaughters, Ruth Denton, Mary Lucy Forese, and Nell Jones; 8 grand children, 15 great-grandchild,ren, 3 great-great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death:  parents; both spouses; daughter, Peggy Loudean French, son JW Ayers, and one stepson, JC Hinson

Name:  Jackie Jerry Hinson, age 48
Date of Birth
January 17, 1956 in Hohenwald, TN
Date of Death
September 17, 2004 at Perry County Nursing Home, Linden, TN
Date of Funeral
September 19, 2004
Burial Site: 
Hinson Cemetery, Linden, TN.
Parents:  Leslie and
Hessie (Shelton) Hinson
Spouse
Never Married
Survivors
mother, Hessie (Shelton) Hinson; brother, Richard Hinson; sisters, Joy James-Kerns, Shirley Roberson, Opal Robertson, and Audrea Hensley.
Preceded in death: 
father, Leslie Hinson.

Thursday, September 30,  2004 Issue

Name:  J. D. McCann, age 75
Date of Birth
July 27, 1929 in Hohenwald, TN
Date of Death
September 22, 2004 at his residence in Hohenwald, TN
Date of Funeral
September 25, 2004
Burial Site: 
 Swiss Cemetery, Hohenwald, TN
Parents: 
Buford and Camilla (Stutts) McCann
Spouse
Dorothy May (Baxter) McCann [deceased]
Survivors
Survivors include sons, Jimmy, Garry, and Terry McCann; daughter, Linda Spurgeon; brothers, Edward McCann, William McCann, Gene McCann, Jerry McCann, Joe McCann; sisters, Mosetta Hinson, Betty Jones, and Evelyn Keeton; 9 Grandchildren; 8 Great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death: 
wife, Dorothy May (Baxter) McCann, parents, Buford and Camilla (Stutts) McCann, brothers, Kenneth McCann and Thomas McCann, grandson, Jonathan McCann, and Granddaughter, Glenda Spurgeon.

Name:  Dr. Ronald David Graves, age 57
Date of Birth
July 10, 1947 in Hohenwald, TN,
Date of Death
September 24, 2004 at Maury Regional Hospital, Columbia, TN.
Date of Funeral
September 27, 2004
Burial Site: 
Lewis County Memorial Gardens, Hohenwald, TN.
Parents: 
Naymond and the late Doris Carol (Williams) Graves
Spouse
Sherrie (Slater) Graves
Survivors
wife, Sherrie (Slater) Graves; father, Naymond Graves; sons, David (Cassandra Dawson) Graves, Randall (Vici Benner) Graves, and Geoffrey (Emily Goff) Graves; daughter, Rhonda (Ken) Hagler; step-mother, Marjorie Graves; brothers, Jimmy and Andy Graves; sisters, Linda Moores and Melissa Raymer; maternal grandmother, Augusta Williams; 8 Grandchildren;
Preceded in death: 
mother, Doris Carol (Williams) Graves and sister, Carol Ann Graves.

Thursday, October 7,  2004 Issue

Name:  Gladyce Marie Schick, age 78
Date of Birth:  May 14, 1926 in Napier Community, Lewis Co, TN
Date of Death:  October 3, 2004 in Howard Co, IN
Date of Funeral:  October 7, 2004
Burial Site:  Memorial Park Cemetery, Kokomo, Howard Co, IN
Parents:  Johnny Huey Rone and Mary Roxie Browning Rone Kraner
Spouse:  Donald E Schick
Survivors:  husband; brother, Charles A [Joan] Kraner; daughter, Candy [Richard] Jones; sons, Randy E [Ellen] Schick;  daughter-in-law, Janet Schick;  half brother, Ricky Rone; sisters-in-lawk Marjorie Janner and Nancy [Robert] Harmon; paternal aunts, Betty [Bill] Rail, Rudell [Tommy] Hickman, and Zilda [Robert] Durhum; 17 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews
Preceded in death:  parents; sons, Frederick adn Donald j Schick; grandson, Kellar Frederick Heitzman; stepfather, Edwin M Kraner

Name:  Rachel Elizabeth Bates, age 85
Date of Birth
November 14, 1918 in Hohenwald, TN
Date of Death
October 2, 2004 at Henry Co. Medical Center, Paris, Henry Co, TN
Date of Funeral
October 5, 2004
Burial Site: 
Swiss Cemetery, Hohenwald, TN.
Parents: 
Harvey and Olivia (Gilmer) Lindsey
Spouse
Sam T. Bates, Jr
Survivors
 husband, Sam T. Bates, Jr.; daughter, Linda J. Robinson; sister, Mary Coble; grandsons, Phillip and Michael Robinson
Preceded in death:  parents
,   Harvey and Olivia (Gilmer) Lindsey

Name:  Ernest G. Ledbetter, age 77
Date of Birth
October 24, 1926
Date of Death
October 2, 2004 at Hillsdale Community Health Center, Hillsdale, Hillsdale Co, MI
Date of Funeral
October 7, 2004
Burial Site: 
Graves Cemetery, Linden, Perry Co, TN
Parents: 
Fate and Elisa (McMillan) Ledbetter
Spouse
Lera (Duncan) Ledbetter
Survivors
wife, Lera (Duncan) Ledbetter; sons, Gary (Victoria) and Sherden (Patricia) Ledbetter; daughter, Shirley Laurain; sisters, Zell (James) Warren and Dorothy Line; half-sisters, Josie Cable and Ruby Williams; 7 Grandchildren; 8 Great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death: 
parents, Fate and Elisa (McMillan) Ledbetter, son, Lester J. Ledbetter, and daughter, Brenda Reno.

Name:  J. C. Staggs, age 75
Date of Birth
March 29, 1929 in Lawrenceburg, Lawrence Co, TN
Date of Death
October 4, 2004 at Maury Regional Hospital, Columbia, TN
Date of Funeral
October 5, 2004
Burial Site: 
Lewis County Memorial Gardens, Hohenwald, TN
Parents: 
 Ernest and Audie Mae (Gray) Staggs
Spouse
Hazel Loudean (Arnold) Staggs;
Survivors:  wife,
Hazel Loudean (Arnold) Staggs; sons, J.D. , Kenneth and Gary Don Staggs; daughters, Becky Burns, Janice Sharp, Diane Jackson, and Janie Adams; sisters, Evelyn Pigg, Louise Kinnard, and Aline Loudermilk; 13 Grandchildren; 7 Great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death: 
 parents, Ernest and Audie Mae (Gray) Staggs.

Thursday, October 14,  2004 Issue

Name:   James Allen Hensley, age 39,
Date of Birth
June 27, 1965 in Dickson, Dickson Co, TN
Date of Death
October 7, 2004 at Maury Regional Hospital, Columbia, TN.
Date of Funeral
 October 9, 2004
Burial Site: 
Lewis County Memorial Gardens, Hohenwald, TN
Parents: 
 Charlie G. and Mamie Lucille (Chandler)Hensley
Spouse
Rhonda Darlene (Gallian) Hensley
Survivors
wife, Rhonda Darlene (Gallian) Hensley; mother, Mamie Lucille (Chandler) Hensley; daughters, Jessica Laine and Hannah Laiken Hensley; brothers, Charles W. Hensley and Jerry W. Hensley; sisters, Marcia Edwards and Juanita Daugherty.
Preceded in death: 
father, Charlie G. Hensley.

Name:  Bedford Alvin Durham, age 81
Date of Birth
May 3, 1923 in Wayne Co., TN,
Date of Death
October 10, 2004 at Horizon Medical Center, Dickson, Dickson Co, TN
Date of Funeral
October 12, 2004
Burial Site: 
Dabbs Cemetery, Hohenwald, TN
Parents: 
Dewey Boyce and Mary "Molly" Louise Durham,
Spouse
Edna Grace Durham [deceased]
Survivors
 sons, Eddie and Alvin Durham; daughter, Reba Simmons; brother, Curtis Durham; sisters, Bessie Webb and Wilma Basinger; 9 Grandchildren, 13 Great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death: 
wife, Edna Grace Durham, parents, Dewey Boyce and Mary "Molly" Louise Durham, brother, Jerry Lynn Durham, and sister, Thelma Atkinson.

Name:  Samuel Watkins Sweeney, age 91
Date of Birth:  September 23, 1913 in Williamson Co, TN
Date of Death:  October 11, 2004 in Franklin, Williamson Co, TN
Date of Funeral:  October 13, 2004
Burial Site:  Williamson Memorial Gardens, Franklin, Williamson Co, TN
Parents:  Walter Allen and Sallie Serena Poynor Sweeney
Spouse:  Virginia Caroline Reynolds Sweeney [deceased]  married 56 years
Survivors:  daughters, LaVerne Sweeney and Jennifer [Ronald] Lewis;  spms Larry [Mary and Millard [Lanie] Sweeney;  8 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews
Preceded in death:  parents; wife;  brother, Alan banks Sweeney; sisters Serena Beard Brown and Pauline Vaughn

Name:  Oxford Staggs, Jr., age 71
Date of Birth:  August 19 1933 in Florence, AL
Date of Death:  October 8, 2004 in Hohenwald, Lewis Co, TN
Date of Memorial Service:  October 17, 2004
Parents:  Oxford and Mary Lee Gandy Staggs, Sr.
Spouse:  Ola Mae Bowen Staggs
Survivors:  wife; son, Vincent Ray Staggs; sister, Earlene Price; several nieces and nephews 
Preceded in death:  parents

Name:  Delbert Robertson, age 81
Date of Death:  October 10, 2004 in Camden, Benton Co, TN
Date of Funeral:  October 12, 2004 
Burial Site:  Hare Cemetery, Henderson Co, TN
Spouse:  Doreen Robertson
Survivors:  wife; daughter, Kathy Tate; stepdaughter, Theresa Rushing; sons, Ricky and Eddie Robertson; stepsons, Darrell Stone and Ronnie Stone King;  sisters, Mildred Seagraves and Mary "Tincie" Todd; 2 grandchildren, 12 step-grandchildren and 5 step-great-grandchildren
Preceded in death:  parents

Thursday, October 21,  2004 Issue

Name:  Roscoe E Clayton, age 87
Date of Birth:  December 7, 1916
Date of Death:  September 13, 2004 in River Rouge, Wayne Co, MI
Date of Funeral:  September 16 2004
Burial Site:  Michigan Memorial Park, Flat Rock, Wayne Co, MI
Spouse:  Maxie Clayton
Survivors:  wife;  children, Virginia [Rick] Bishop, Tony [Susan] and Donald Ray Clayton;   stepchildrenRobert [Sandra] Buckner, Ruby [the late Arthur] Naimola, Charles [Ima]  Buckner,  Wanda [William] Butler, Violet [Jess] Bailey;  siblings, Tommy, Elizabeth, Mary Liz and Dorothy Clayton;  many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren
Preceded in death:  parents;  son, Roscoe C Clayton; stepchildren, Sam Buckner, Jr, Virginai Anderson and Louise M Stamey

Name:  Eva Carroll, age 85
Date of Birth:  October 28, 1918 in Wayne Co, TN
Date of Death:  October 19, 2004 in Hohenwald, Lewis Co, TN
Date of Funeral:  October 21, 2004
Burial Site:  Swiss Cemetery, Hohenwald, Lewis Co, TN
Parents:  John Brown and Susie Minnie Hickerson Galloway
Spouse:  Hobart Theodore Carroll [deceased]
Survivors:  nieces, Sarah Bates, Kaye Elmore, Judy Pitts and Helen McCann; nephew, Michael Galloway
Preceded in death:  parents; husband;  brothers, Albert and Luther Galloway; nieces, Shirley Freeman and Betty Galloway

Name:  Waldon Grover Seiber, age 67
Date of Death:  October 15, 2004 in Nashville, Davidson Co, TN
Date of Funeral:  October 17, 2004 
Burial Site:  Melton Cemetery, Lewis Co, TN
Parents:  Walter Albert and Millie Birdie Reeves Seiber
Spouse: Carolyn Seiber
Survivors:  wife; sons, Timothy, Christopher, and Mark Seiber;  sisters, Hazel Durham, Loudene Cross, Ruth and Shirley Staggs, Viola Potts, and Betty bently; 14 grandchildren.
Preceded in death:  parents

Thursday, October 28,  2004 Issue

Name:  Jeffrey Harlan Sisco, age 35
Date of Birth
May 29, 1969 in Hohenwald, TN
Date of Death
October 21, 2004 at Perry Community Hospital, Linden, TN  [automobile accident]
Date of Funeral
October 23, 2004
Burial Site: 
Skelton Cemetery, Hohenwald, TN
Parents: 
Ralph and Norma Faye (Leigh) Skelton.
Survivors
daughter, Lacey Sisco; step-father, Jackie Skelton; brothers, Byron Keith Sisco, Scott Leigh Sisco, Ralph Sisco, Larry Jackson, and Mike Leigh; sisters, Tammy Carroll and Pamela Johnson.
Preceded in death:
parents, Ralph and Norma Faye (Leigh) Skelton.

Name:  Sarah Ann Stinson, age 74
Date of Birth
December 15, 1929 in Gordonsburg, TN
Date of Death
October 21, 2004 at Maury Regional Hospital, Columbia, TN
Date of Funeral
October 24, 2004
Burial Site: 
Palestine Cemetery, Hohenwald, TN
Parents: 
John Henry and Lillie Mae (Hill) Stinson
Survivors
daughter, Carolyn Sue Stinson; brother, Howard Leonard Stinson; sisters, Thelma Qualls and Bertie Virginia Hutson.
Preceded in death:  parents

Name:  Alton Ray Staggs, age 67
Date of Birth:  October 20, 1938 in Lewis Co, TN
Date of Death:  October 19, 2004 in Waterford, Oakland Co, MI
Date of Funeral:  October 22, 2004
Burial Site:  Michigan
Parents:  Willard and Loraine Carroll Staggs
Spouse:  Yvonne Staggs
Survivors:  wife; son, Jeff Staggs; daughters, Dianne Blake and Debbie Hebda; 4 grandchildren
Preceded in death:  parents; brother, Charles Staggs; sister, and sister and brother-in-law, Jan and James Gaddis

Thursday, November 4,  2004 Issue

Name:  W. Keith Waller, age 61
Date of Birth
February 19, 1943 in Los Angeles, CA
Date of Death
October 29, 2004 at Maury Regional Hospital, Columbia, TN
Date of Memorial Service
November 1, 2004
Burial Site: 
Parents:
John M.  and  Nan B (Murray) Waller
Spouse
Judith (Hamblet) Waller
Survivors
wife, Judith (Hamblet) Waller; mother, Nan B (Murray) Waller; sons, Jeremy and Jonathan Waller; Daughters, Amber Nussey and Heidi Waller; brother, Curtis Waller; sister, Merrilyn Tidmarsh; Grandson, Christopher Nussey; Granddaughter, Summer Nussey.
Preceded in death: 
 father, John M. Waller.

Name:  Sallie Dee Melton, age 82,
Date of Birth
May 15, 1922 in Perry Co., TN
Date of Death
 October 26, 2004 at Maury Regional Hospital, Columbia, TN
Date of Funeral
October 28, 2004
Burial Site: 
Melton Cemetery, Hohenwald, TN
Parents: 
James and Cora (Barber) Rodgers
Spouse
Raymond Crockett Melton, Jr .  [deceased]
Survivors
sons, Roy L. Rogers, Rabon Clark Pipkins, Gary Don Melton, Bobby Wayne Melton; sister, Mildred Hudgins; 17 Grandchildren; 24 Great-grandchildren; 3 Great-great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death: 
husband, Raymond Crockett Melton, Jr., parents, James and Cora (Barber) Rodgers, sons, Terry Lee Melton, Tony McCoy Melton and Raymond Melton, II.

Name:  Erlene Evelyn Plummer, Age 96
Date of Birth
July 24, 1908 in Hohenwald, TN
Date of Death
October 27, 2004 at Lewis County Manor, Hohenwald, TN
Date of Funeral
October 29, 2004
Burial Site: 
Swiss Cemetery, Hohenwald, TN
Parents: 
Sam and Josephine (Lynch) Bates, Sr.
Spouse
 Nollie Plummer [deceased]
Survivors
daughter, Nollene Picard; brother, Sam Bates, Jr.; 4 Grandchildren; 6 Great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death: 
parents Sam and Josephine (Lynch) Bates, Sr. and her husband, Nollie Plummer, brother, Everett Bates, and sisters, Lula Shaba, Ollie Brown and Josephine Maugrum.

Name:  Richard  Wayne Jack, age 71
Date of Birth:  July 7, 1933 in Springfield, MO
Date of Death:  October 27, 2004 in Lavergne, TN
Date of Funeral: October 28, 2004
Burial Site:  Middle Tennessee Veterans Cemetery, Nashville, Davidson Co, TN
Parents:  James and Eva Ussery Jack
Spouse:  Gay Jack
Survivors:  wife; daughters, Diana Jack and Monique Fournier; son, Michael Fournier; brothers, Jerry and Robert Jack; sister, Jeanne Gann; grandsons, Eric and Jared
Preceded in death:  parents

Thursday, November 11,  2004 Issue

No obituaries listed

Thursday, November 18,  2004 Issue

Name:  Frances Clara Ransdell, age 81
Date of Birth
June 16, 1923 in Hohenwald, TN
Date of Death
November 12, 2004 at Hohenwald, TN.
Date of Funeral
November 14, 2004
Burial Site: 
Downey Cemetery, Hohenwald, TN
Parents: 
John Hooks and Ester (Hooper) Christian
Spouse
Perry Ransdell [deceased]
Survivors
brother, Loyd Crowell; sister, Jean Gillespie; Several Nieces & Nephews.
Preceded in death: 
 husband, Perry Ransdell, and parents, John Hooks and Ester (Hooper) Christian.

Name:  Mary Sue Bailey, age 71
Date of Birth:  Mounds City, IL
Date of Death:  November 12, 2004 in Columbia, Maury Co, TN
Date of Funeral:  November 14, 2004
Burial Site:  Summertown Cemetery
Parents:  Raleigh Curtis and Maggie Margaret Green Hust
Spouse:  Paul Bailey
Survivors:  husband;  son, Timmy [Destiny] Bailey; daughters, Kim [Tim] Smith, Paula [Bill] Dyer, and Pam [Mark] Musgrove;  8 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren
Preceded in death:  parents

Name:  James Walter Brown, Sr, age 63
Date of Death:  November 6, 2004 in Marietta, GA
Date of Funeral:  November 8, 2004
Burial Site:  Sweetwater Memorial Park
Parents:  Walter Jefferson and Flora Johns Brown
Spouse:  Carol Stephens Brown
Survivors:  wife; sons, James Walter [Connie] and Terry Wayne [Kristi] Brown;  sisters, Nina Mathis, Ruth Scott, Martha Hensley, and Betty James;  brother, Dale Brown; half-brothers, Joett Johns, Ernest Brown, and Joe Will Brown; grandchildren, Chelsea and Austin Brown; several nieces and nephews
Preceded in death:  parents

Name:  Jeffrey Kinzer Baker, age 40
Date of Birth:  Lynnville Community, Giles Co, TN - no date listed
Date of Death:  November 12, 2004
Date of Funeral:  November 16, 2004
Burial Site:  Mount Nebo Cemetery, Maury Co, TN
Parents:  Carl H Baker, Jr.  and Darlene Love Kennedy
Spouse:  Carla Bennett Baker
Survivors:  parents; wife; son, Lance Kinzer baker;  daughter, Kristin Darlene Baker; maternal grandmother, Ruth Love; paternal grandparents, Alberta and Charles H Baker, Sr; sister, Teresa [John] Tice; brother, Steve Houston [Tina] Roscoe; several nephews and nieces.

Thursday, November 25,  2004 Issue

Name:  R C Potts, Sr,  age 58
Date of Birth
Date of Death:  November 5, 2004 in Summertown, Lawrence Co, TN
Date of Funeral:  November 7, 2004
Burial Site:  Henryville Cemetery, Lawrence Co, TN
Parents:  Alex Monroe and Inez Wisdom Potts
Spouse:  (1)Sharon Potts [deceased]  (2)Sally Troyer Potts
Survivors:  wife; daughter, Tammy Williams;  son, RC Potts, Jr.;  sisters, Earline Chapman and Jewel Breece;  brothers, Wesley, Davey, Marvin and Clarence Potts;  3 grandchildren; several nieces and nephews
Preceded in death:  parents'; 1st wife; brothers, Monroe Jr, Walter, Floyd and James Vin Pots; sister, Retha Potts; grandson, Mitchell Potts.

Name:  Milburn J Pevahouse, age 86
Date of Birth:  December 5, 1917
Date of Death:  November 12 2004 in Nashville, Davidson Co, TN
Date of Funeral:  November 14, 2004
Burial Site:  Mount Carmel Cemetery, Olivehill, Hardin Co, TN
Parents:  Chesley and Mary Ada Pevahouse
Spouse:  Evelyn Walker Pevahouse
Survivors:  wife;  daughters, Rebecca Barnes, Regina Hamm, and Reba Shelby;  sisters Hester Davis and Lockie Brashier; brother, WC Pevahouse; 7 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; 2 step great-grandchildren an 2 great-great-grandchildren
Preceded in death:  parents

Thursday, December 2,  2004 Issue

Name:  Iva Izora Odom, age 80
Date of Birth
April 14, 1924 in TN
Date of Death
November 25, 2004 at Maury Regional Hospital, Columbia, TN
Date of Funeral
November 28, 2004
Burial Site: 
Downey Cemetery, Hohenwald, TN
Parents: 
Walter C. and Jennie Spears Smith
Spouse
Johnnie W. Odom, Sr
Survivors
 son, Michael Odom; daughters, Melinda Williams, and Wanda Hinson; brother, Clayburn Smith; sister, Vernelle Myatt; 12 Grandchildren; 10 Great-grandchildren
Preceded in death: 
husband, Johnnie W. Odom, Sr., parents, Walter C. and Jennie Spears Smith, and son, Johnnie W. Odom, Jr.

Name:  Lenora Burnett, age 88
Date of Birth:  February 14, 1916 in Hohenwald, Lewis Co, TN
Date of Death:  November 25, 2004 Paducah, McCracken Co, KY
Date of Funeral:  November 27, 2004
Burial Site:  Newton Creek Cemetery, LaCenter, Ballard Co, KY
Parents:  Walter and Jennie Spears Smith
Spouse:  Ralph Burnett [deceased]
Survivors:  sons, Ralph, Lonnie, Bill, and David Burnett; daughters, Barbara Jewell, Linda Fuller, Mary Elder, Dorothy Wattlett, and Eloise Crowell;  brother, Clayburn Smith; sister, Vernell Myatt; 16 grandchildren,  and several great-grandchildren
Preceded in death:  parents; husband; one brother and six sisters. 

Name:  Leslie Loyd "Jack" Crowell, age 94
Date of Birth
April 2, 1910 in Hohenwald, TN
Date of Death
November 28, 2004 at Perry Community Hospital, Linden, TN
Date of Funeral
November 30, 2004
Burial Site: 
 Swiss Cemetery, Hohenwald, TN
Parents: 
Fred and Louise (Odom) Crowell,
Spouse
Lorell Crowell
Survivors
son, William (Jean) Crowell; daughter, Annette (Al) Wheeler; brothers, Ed, Bernice and Alton Crowell; daughter-in-law, Judy Crowell; grandsons, Ken Crowell, Lance Crowell and Casey Jones; granddaughter, Brandi Carroll; 8Great-grandchildren
Preceded in death: 
wife, Lorell Crowell, parents, Fred and Louise (Odom) Crowell, and son, Jerry Kenneth Crowell.

Name:  Jayzen Vito KenDale Sparkman, age 4 days
Date of Birth
November 15, 2004 in Nashville, Tennessee,
Date of Death
November 19, 2004 at Vanderbilt Medical Center, Nashville, TN
Date of Funeral
 November 20, 2004
Burial Site: 
Himes Cemetery, Summertown, Lawrence Co, TN.
Parents: 
father, Frank Sparkman; mother, Angela Peters
Survivors
father, Frank Sparkman; mother, Angela Peters; brother, Trezden Sparkman; sisters, Reagan Sparkman and Tebrea Sparkman; Maternal Grandfather, Rick Peters; Maternal Grandmother, Donna Peters; Paternal Grandmother, Diane Sparkman; Maternal Great Grandmother, Nancy Trupiano; aunts, Heather Peters and Beverly Sparkman.

Thursday, December 9,  2004 Issue

Name:  Mary Beth Shannon, age 89,
Date of Birth
August 27, 1915 in Hohenwald, TN
Date of Death
December 3, 2004 at the Quality Health Care Center in Lebanon, TN
Date of Funeral
December 5, 2004
Burial Site: 
Palestine Cemetery, Hohenwald, TN
Parents: 
Madison Ervin and Effie Iva (Peery) Rochelle,
Spouse
Neeley Easley Shannon [deceased]
Survivors
John M. Shannon; daughters, Ann Bates and Sylvia Coile LeMay; sisters, Fay DeCamp and Joy James; grandsons, Adam (Jessica) Blake Coile and Ben Ryan Coile; granddaughters, Melinda (Stosh) Ann Morency, Tricia Lynne Bates, Lindsey Dayle and Megan Elizabeth Shannon.
Preceded in death: 
husband, Neeley Easley Shannon, parents, Madison Ervin and Effie Iva (Peery) Rochelle, sister, Ira Sue Rochelle and son-in-law, Jim Coile.
Notes: She was a member of the Pilot Club, Delta Kappa Gamma, The Home Demostration Club Early Bird.   She was on the Senior Citizens Board and the Soil Conservation Board.

Name:  Elva Lee Hinson, age 93
Date of Birth
January 23, 1911 in Hohenwald, TN
Date of Death
December 3, 2004 at Lewis County Manor, Hohenwald, TN
Date of Funeral
December 7, 2004
Burial Site: 
Swiss Cemetery, Hohenwald, TN
Parents: 
Willis C. and Nancy (Hinson) Jones
Spouse
[1st] Charlie Ward Pollock,;  [2nd] Guy Hinson
Survivors
sons, Bobby, Fred and Eddie Pollock; daughters, Dorothy Tucker, Edna Beatty, and Ann Roberts; 20 Grandchildren; 35 Great-grandchildren; 3 Great-great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death: 
parents, Willis C. and Nancy (Hinson) Jones, 1st Husband, Charlie Ward Pollock, and her2nd Husband, Guy Hinson

Name:  Irene Wilma Barber, age 88
Date of Birth
December 2, 1916 in Florida
Date of Death
December 1, 2004 at Maury Regional Hospital, Columbia, TN.
Date of Funeral
December 3, 2004
Burial Site: 
Dabbs Cemetery, Hohenwald, TN
Parents: 
Cleveland and Ethel (Clay) Seiber.
Spouse
 Andrew Jackson Barber, [deceased]
Survivors
Son, Gene Barber; Stepdaughter, Jessica Roden; Brother, Virgil Seiber; Sister, Aussie Shelby; 4 Grandchildren; 7 Great-grandchildren; 3 Great-great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death: 
 husband, Andrew Jackson Barber, and parents, Cleveland and Ethel (Clay) Seiber.

Name:  Sarah Elizabeth Ammons, age 91
Date of Birth
 November 20, 1913 in Hickman Co., TN
Date of Death
December 2, 2004 at Lewis County Manor, Hohenwald, TN
Date of Funeral
December 3, 2004
Burial Site: 
Downey Cemetery, Hohenwald, TN
Parents: 
George and Ada (Sisco) Lynch
Spouse
Carlos Ammons  [deceased]
Survivors
on, Jerry (Alice) Ammons; granddaughter, Lisa Chambers; great-grandchildren, Allie and Dylan Chambers.
Preceded in death: 
 husband, Carlos Ammons, and her parents, George and Ada (Sisco) Lynch.

Name:  Cletus Willard Keeling, age 89
Date of Birth: July 29, 1915 in Wayne Co, TN
Date of Death:  November 24, 2004
Date of Funeral:  November 26, 2004
Burial Site:  Howell Cemetery, Perry Co, TN
Parents:  Jeff & Ora Lineberry Keeling
Spouse:  Eddie McMahan Keeling [deceased]
Survivors:  sons, Howard and Wilford Keeling;  daughters, Wilma Landres, and Mary Ruth Duncan;  half-brother, A C Culp; half-sisters, Levona Pulley and Alonza Brewer; 7 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren
Preceded in death:  parents

Name:  John Sampson Tucker, age 80
Date of Birth:  November 15, 1924 in Linden, Perry Co, TN
Date of Death:  November 29, 2004 in Milford, OH after stroke eight weeks earlier
Memorial Service:  December 3, 2004 , Milford, OH
Parents:  Perry & Kate Tucker;  older sister:  Mary Katherine Tucker
Spouse:  Dorothy June Pollock  [married July 3, 1949 - married 55 years]
Survivors:  wife;  children, Lynn Ellen [Barry] Chapman, and Scott Davis [Eileen] Tucker;  grandchildren, Laura, Elisabeth, and Hannah Tucker, and Allison and Aaron Chapman
Preceded in death:  parents

Thursday, December 23,  2004 Issue

Name:  Patricia Ann Edwards, age 63
Date of Birth
May 29, 1941, Hohenwald, TN
Date of Death
December 20, 2004 at Vanderbilt Medical Center, Nashville, TN
Date of Funeral
December 23, 2004
Burial Site: 
Edwards Cemetery, Hohenwald, TN
Parents: 
Bartie & Georgie (Crowell) Calvert
Spouse
Gary Edwards
Survivors
husband, Gary Edwards; son, Ricky Lynn Edwards; daughter, Tammy Renee Woerner; brothers, James, Harold, Roy , and John Calvert; sisters, Bessie Self and Juanita Sewell; 5 Grandchildren.
Preceded in death: 
parents, Bartie & Georgie (Crowell) Calvert, and brother, William Alfred Calvert.

Name:  Willie Plummer, age 94
Date of Birth
November 6, 1910 Hohenwald, TN
Date of Death
December 16, 2004 at Lewis County Manor, Hohenwald, TN.
Date of Funeral
December 18, 2004
Burial Site: 
Swiss Cemetery, Hohenwald, TN
Parents: 
Dr. William and Jennie (Grimes) Plummer;
Spouse:  never married
Survivors
niece, Nolene Picard; great-nephews, Chris Cantrell, Johnny Williams, and Richard Williams; great-niece, Melody Tinsley, Jeanie Hummel, and Carole Chandler.
Preceded in death: 
parents, Dr. William and Jennie (Grimes) Plummer; brother, Nollie T. Plummer; sisters, Alice Plummer and Mattie Poore.

Name:  Lois Irene Sanford, age 79
Date of Birth
March 4, 1925, Hohenwald, TN
Date of Death
December 19, 2004 at United Regional Nursing Home, Manchester, TN
Date of Funeral
December 21, 2004
Burial Site: 
Deavers Cemetery, Hohenwald, TN
Parents: 
Coleman and Clara (Hinson) Hinson.
Survivors
son, Thomas Parker Sanford; daughter, Carolyn Beard; brothers, Ralph and Leon Hinson; half sisters, Lois Cantrell, Nora Reeves, and Diana Nelson; half brothers, Glenn Hinson, Dwight Hinson, and Lanny Hinson; 5 Grandchildren, 1 Great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death:  parents,
Coleman and Clara (Hinson) Hinson.

Name:  James Thomas Jackson, Sr., age 73
Date of Birth:  June 5, 1931 in Waynesboro, Wayne Co, TN
Date of Death:  December 17, 2004 in Nashville, Davidson Co, TN
Date of Funeral:  December 20, 2004
Burial Site:  Peeler Cemetery, Hickman Co, TN
Parents:  Leonard Roscoe and Zelma Turner Jackson
Spouse:  Betty June Bryant Jackson
Survivors:  wife;  sons, Raymond, Darryl andJames Jackson, Jr;  duaghters, Janice Hinson and Sharon Hurst;  brother, Jerry Jackson;  sisters, Shirley Thurman and Forine Hankins; 12 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death:  parents

Name:  Victor Hugo Burkett, age 95
Date of Birth:  February 21, 1909 in Lakeland, FL
Date of Death:  December 15, 2004, Linden, Perry Co, TN
Date of Funeral:  December 19, 2004
Burial Site:  Middle Tennessee Veterans Cemetery, Nashville, Davidson Co, TN
Parents:  Gaston Edgar and Helen American Lastinger Burkett
Spouse:  [1] Melba Morgan Burkett, deceased;  [2] Doris Tyre Burkett, deceased
Survivors:  duaghters, Gloria Thomas and Connie Weare; sons, William Burkett and Warren Tyre;  brother, Larry Burkett;  grandchildren, Lydia and Lee Thomas;  great-grandchildren, Alexandria Landers andDallas Thomas, Jr.;  numerous nieces and nephews.
Preceded in death:  parents; both wives

Thursday, December 30,  2004 Issue

Name:  Samuel Dolphus Willis, age 93,
Date of Birth
October 4, 1911, Slippery Creek, Hohenwald, TN,
Date of Death
 December 25, 2004 at his residence in Hohenwald, TN
Date of Funeral
December 27, 2004
Burial Site: 
Swiss Cemetery Mausoleum, Hohenwald, TN
Parents: 
Thomas Seaborn and Elizabeth Cash Willis
Spouse
Sara Leona Arzell Talley Willis
Survivors
Survivors include his son, Leon (Margie) Willis; Daughters, Dolene (William C.) Rogers, Gloria (Bob) Watts and Colene Spears; Sister, Frances Wienclaw; 17 Grandchildren; 30 Great-grandchildren; 25 Great-great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death: 
Wife, Sara Leona Arzell Talley Willis; Parents, Thomas Seaborn and Elizabeth Cash Willis; Brothers, Aubrey, Raymond, Loyd and Claude Willis; Sisters, Lorene Abernathy, Flora Leonard, and Pauline Hinson; Grandson, Bryant Rogers; Son-in-law, Richard Spears.
Notes:  Mr. Willis was the owner of Willis Motor Co. for 20 years, City Councilman for 4 years, Vice Mayor for 12 years and Mayor for 12 years. Mr. Willis was also a Real Estate Entrepreneur.

Name:  Charles Leroy Wilson, age 75
Date of Birth:  March 26, 1929 in Dyersburg, TN
Date of Death:  December 11, 2004 in Columbia, Maury Co, TN
Date of Funeral:  December 13, 2004
Burial Site:  Fairview Cemetery, Dyersburg, TN
Parents:  Leyle Elbert and Pearl Fuller Wilson
Spouse:  Doris Wilson Williams [former wife]
Survivors:  former wife;  daughter, Amy {Bill] Ray; son, Dennis Wilson;  companion, Mary Helen Larkin; grandchildren, Jamie [Miranda] Ray, Keith Ray, and Reign Wilson; great-grandson, Tyler Ray
Preceded in death:  parents;  grandparents who raised him - Bob and Vicie Fuller; son Lance Fuller Wilson

Name:  Grady Lee Williams, age 64
Date of Birth:  April 27, 1940
Date of Death:  December 18, 2004 in Columbia, Maury Co, TN
Date of Funeral:  December 20, 2004
Burial Site:  Summertown Cemetery, Lawrence Co, TN
Parents:  Gene and Elberta Pike Williams
Spouse:  Marie Burdette Williams 
Survivors:  wife; sons, Donald {Sheila], Michael [Tammy], David [Karen, ], and Lee [Amber] Williams;  brother, James Williams;  sisters, Rosie Belew, Ruthie Belew, Flossie Walker, Mary Beatty, and Tommie Lou Cotton;  8 grandchildren
Preceded in death:  parents;  daughter, Jeanne Williams, Son, Terry Wayne Williams, grandson, Mitchell Williams, and sisters, Paulie Jeand Williams adn Gladys Belew

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