Lewis Co, TN:

Lewis County Herald Obituaries
Issues beginning 6 January 2011 through 31 December 2011

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This page was last updated on Thursday, August 04, 2011.
 

January 6, 2011

Nellie Lee Greengrass died Friday, December 31, 2010 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville. She was 92.  Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, January 5, 2011 in the chapel of McDonald Funeral Home with Rev. Drew Brewer, pastor of Hohenwald United Methodist Church, officiating. Entombment followed in the Lewis County Memorial Gardens Mausoleum. Mrs. Greengrass was born May 4, 1918 in Columbus, Kentucky to the late Alfred B. and Pearl Brummell Cosby. She was a homemaker and, in previous years, co-owner of Flower Fashions of Hohenwald.    Mrs. Greengrass was an active member of the Lewis County Democratic Party. She served as past chairman of the Lewis County Jury Commission. She also served 29 years as Chairman of the Lewis County Election Commission and for many years was chairman of the American Heart Association in Lewis County.  Survivors include a son, George Lee (Joy) Greengrass of Buchanan; daugher, Patricia Ann Crandell of Los Angeles, California; sister-in-law, June Cosby of Gleason; five grandchildren, Meloney Liegon and Spencer Townsend, both of Nashville, Lee (Laura) Greengrass of Spring, Texas, Jason Townsend of Los Angeles, California, and Brian Townsend of Lawrenceburg; three great grandchildren, Cooper Shotts of Nashville, Christian Greengrass and Elissa Greengrass of Spring, Texas.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Leo Greengrass, retired plant manager of Henry I. Seigel Company in Hohenwald; brothers, Walter Baker and Alfred D. Cosby; sisters, Anna May Lankford and Betty Council.

Michael Joseph Greenlee, III, age 44 of Pulaski, formerly of Hohenwald, died Tuesday, December 28, 2010 at his residence.  Funeral services were conducted at 1 p.m. Friday, December 31, 2010 in the McDonald Funeral Home Chapel with Hosa Goodman and Richard Tate officiating. Interment took place in the Downey Cemetery.  Mr. Greenlee was born May 5, 1966 in Dickson to Michael Joseph Greenlee and the late Dora Maye Bunch Greenlee. He was employed in maintenance.  He is survived by his wife, JoAnna Rodgers Greenlee of Pulaski; one son, Trenton Ray Nash of Mt. Pleasant; two daughters, Carly Renae Greenlee and Mika Lynn Greenlee, both of Pulaski; three brothers, James Robert "Bobby" Greenlee of Hohenwald, Donald Greenlee and J.D. Greenlee, both of Linden; one sister, Sandra Greenlee of Linden; his father and step-mother, Kathy, of Linden.

Kenneth Scott, age 67, died Saturday, January 1, 2011 at Veterans Administration Hospital in Nashville.  Mr. Scott was born January 28, 1943 in Hampshire to the late Sam Henry Scott and Ella Frances Carroll Scott. He was a truck driver.  Survivors include two brothers, William C. Scott Sr. of Lewisburg and Donald Ray Scott of Sarah, Mississippi; and one sister, Diane Boles of Hohenwald.  McDonald Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. There were no services or visitation.

Erlene Tatum, 77, died Tuesday, December 28, 2010 at her residence in Hohenwald.  Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Thursday, December 30, 2010 in the chapel of McDonald Funeral Home with Dewayne Sparks officiating. Interment followed in the Deavers Cemetery.  Mrs. Tatum was born March 15, 1933 in Lewis County to the late Will and Adell Turnbow Hickerson.  In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, John DeWhitt Tatum.  Survivors include six sons, Carl E. Tatum (Melba) of Parsons, Whit E. Tatum and Ernest Tatum (Jane), both of Hohenwald, Terry Tatum (Kathy) of Scotts Hill, Larry Tatum (Laura) of Flatwoods and DeWhitt Tatum, Jr. of Lawrenceburg; two daughters, Mary E. DeLion (Bill) and Adell Tatum, both of Linden; half brother, Hubert Cunningham of Charleston, Illinois; also eight grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.

January 13, 2011

Winona Mary Jasinski, 81, of Chatam, New Brunswick Canada, died Saturday, January 8, 2011 at Perry Community Hospital in Linden.  Funeral services are scheduled for 11:00 a.m. on Friday, January 14, 2011 in the chapel of McDonald Funeral Home with Richard Tate officiating. Interment will follow in the Grinders Creek Cemetery.  Mrs. Jasinski was the widow of the late John Edward Jasinski and daughter of the late George Merle and Isabel Lockerbie Coltart. Born April 10, 1929 in Chatam, New Brunswick Canada, she was a sales clerk for 30 years with the K-Mart Corporation.  Survivors include her daughter, Marion Yates (Jerry) of Hohenwald, one son, Francis "Frank" Jasinski of Wyandotte Michigan, daughter-in-law, JoAnn Jasinski of Southgate Michigan; a sister, Marion Abtal of Hohenwald; seven grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.  She is preceded in death by her parents, a husband, and a son, John Merle Jasinski.

Peggy Laverne Magee, 69, died Monday, January 10, 2011 at Maury Regional Medical Center in Columbia.  A private memorial service will be held at a later date.  Mrs. Magee was born November 8, 1941 in Gibson to the late William Ernest and Mina Sue Crider Oliver. She was a homemaker and graduate of Austin Peay University.  Survivors include her husband, Michael Magee; son, Michael Christopher Magee; daughter, Susan Magee, all of Hohenwald; five grandchildren and one great grandchild.  McDonald Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.


Bob Elihue Runions, 86, of Linden, died Wednesday, January 6, 2011 at his residence.  Funeral services were conducted on Sunday, January 9, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. in the McDonald Funeral Home Chapel with Billy Hinson officiating. Interment took place in the Palestine Cemetery.  Mr. Runions was born April 15, 1923 in Hampshire to the late James Addly and Perfunie Embler Runions. He worked as a logger and a farmer.  Survivors include his wife, Susan Shanes Runions of Linden; son, James A. Runions of Hohenwald; daughter, Linda Reeves of Hohenwald; four step-sons, Johnny Hicks of Lexington, Bobby Hicks of Decaturville, Thomas and Kenneth Hicks both of Hohenwald; one step-daughter, Mary Cooley of Waverly; one sister, Lavada Parrish of Winchester; nine grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; 16 step-grandchildren and one step-great grandchild.

January 20, 2011

Joseph Samuel “Sam” Churchwell Jr., 50, died Tuesday, January 11, 2011 at Perry Community Hospital in Linden.  Graveside services were conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, January 14, 2011 in the Loveless Cemetery with Bill Webb officiating.  Mr. Churchwell was born April 28, 1960 in Lawrenceburg to Joseph Samuel Churchwell Sr. and the late Patsy Joyce Tatum Churchwell. He was active in the Nursery business, Joe’s One Stop, with his father.  Survivors include his father; four uncles, Coy Tatum of Big Sandy, Jerry Tatum of Waynesboro, Tony Tatum of Waynesboro and Ray Churchwell of Manchester; and two aunts, Hilda Moore of Leoma and Marie Miller of Hohenwald. 

William Fred “Bill” Hatcher, 88, died Thursday, January 13, 2011 at Lewis County Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Hohenwald.    Funeral services were conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, January 16, 2011 in the chapel of McDonald Funeral Home with Clovis Anderson and Jerry McDonald officiating. Interment followed in the Swiss Cemetery with military honors.  Mr. Hatcher was born May 21, 1922 in Rockingham, North Carolina to the late Pete and Myrtle Jacobs Hatcher. An engineer for Compo Industries, he was a Navy veteran, having served during World War II, Korean Conflict and Viet Nam.  Survivors include his wife, Kathleen Brewer Hatcher of Hohenwald; two sons, Ricky and Ronnie Jones, both of Linden; one daughter, Robyn Winkler of Hohenwald; one brother, Sam Hatcher of Wilmington, North Carolina; two sisters, Ruby Price of Frenso, California and Willa Reynolds of San Diego, California; four grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

Raymond Hensley, Funeral services for Raymond Hensley, a retired Hohenwald business owner, were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, January 19, 2011 at the First United Pentecostal Church with Bill Luther, Walter Droke and Marcus Webb officiating. Burial followed in the Downey Cemetery.  Mr. Hensley, 91, died Monday, January 17, 2011 at his residence in Lewis County. McDonald Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.  He was born March 2, 1919 in Hohenwald to the late Willard Frank and Melvina Kilpatrick Hensley.  Mr. Hensley, with his wife, Jean, were owners and operators of Hensley Cycle Center in Hohenwald for 30 years. He worked as a supervisor for Genesco for 37 years and was a representative of MFA/Shelter Insurance for 30 years.  He and his wife served as secretary/treasurer of the First United Pentecostal Church for 50 years. He was Chairman of the Board and Sunday School teacher for 40 years, serving many other capacities as well.  He is survived by his wife, Jean Shelby Hensley of Hohenwald; three sons, Jim (Linda) Hensley and Dr. Joey (Gina) Hensley, both of Hohenwald, and Johnny (Vicky) Hensley of Cordova; one daughter, Martha Nell (John) Bryan of White House; ten grandchildren and ten great grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by brothers, Willard, Robert and Ross Hensley; sisters, Marie Sharp and Ruby Webb and two grandchildren.

Shelby Lee Taylor, 73, died Friday, January 14, 2011 at Maury Regional Medical Center in Columbia.  Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Monday, January 17, 2011 at the Freedom Holy Temple Church with Glen Floyd, pastor of the church, officiating. Interment took place in the church cemetery, adjacent the church.  McDonald Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.  Mrs. Taylor was born April 4, 1937 in St. Joseph to the late Cranford and Minnie Holt Woodham. She was a homemaker.  Survivors include five sons, Tommy, Allen and Earl Taylor, all of Hohenwald, Tim Taylor of Centerville and Terry Taylor of Heber Springs, Arkansas; three daughters, Angie Quillen, Mary Hankins and Kim Holloway, all of Hohenwald; one brother, Zeldon Woodham of Hohenwald; two sisters, Yvonne Fisher of Loretto and Virginia Mae Watts of Hot Springs, Arkansas; 30 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Franklin D. Taylor; sons, Bobby Ray, Frankie and Wade Taylor; daughters, Pamela Sanders and Connie Prince; sister, Betty Holston.

Virginia Jones Townsend of Parsons, mother of Judge Billy W. Townsend of Hohenwald, died Friday, January 14, 2011 at Decatur County General Hospital in Parsons.  Services were conducted Monday, January 17 at 2 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Parsons. Interment took place in the Parsons Cemetery.  Mrs. Townsend, 87, was born August 20, 1923 in Decatur County to W. A. Jones and Delia Conway Jones.  She was preceded in death by her husband Earl Wayne Townsend; brother, Dan Jones; and grandson, Adam Townsend.  Survivors include two sons, Billy Wayne Townsend (Phyllis) of Hohenwald and Larry Edwin Townsend (Wanda) of Parsons; one daughter, Sherry Townsend Leitch (Tom) of Parsons; one brother, Joe Jones (Robin) of Clifton; seven grandchildren Rebecca Rawdon (Rob) and Ginette Townsend, both of Hohenwald, Brandi Leitch Goff (Jeremy) and Richard Townsend (Courtney), both of Parsons, Jenny Leitch Fugate (Brian) of Fort Collins, Colorado, T.J. Leitch of Murfreesboro, and Jill Townsend of Nashville; and eleven great grandchildren.  The family request in lieu of flowers memorials may be sent to First United Methodist Church of Parsons, Tennessee.  Parson's Mortuary was in charge of arrangements.

George R. Winters   Services for George R. Winters of Hickman County were held at 1 p.m. Thursday, January 13, 2011 in the chapel of McDonald Funeral Home. Bill McDonald, Bill Millspaugh, and Bobby Kelley officiated. Interment took place in Memory Gardens Cemetery in Hickman County.  Mr. Winters, 87, was born February 16, 1923 on Hassell Creek in Hickman County to the late George Washington and Sarah Nichols Winters.  Mr. Winters was a retired metal finisher for Cadillac Motor Division and a member of the New Antioch Church of Christ.  He is survived by two daughters, Sharron Aldrich of Hickory, North Carolina and Wanda Stawinski of Hamtramck, Michigan; one son, George Winters of Lyles; six grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Sallie Millspaugh of Hohenwald and Annie Caroline Pickett of Centerville.  He was preceded in death by his parents and wife, Verdia Estes Winters.

February 3, 2011

Rena Fay Turnbow, age 78, died Tuesday, January 25, 2011 at the Henderson County Community Hospital.   Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Thursday, January 27, 2011 in the chapel of McDonald Funeral Home with Glen Floyd, pastor of Freedom Holy Temple Church, officiating. Interment took place in the Swiss Cemetery.  Mrs. Turnbow was born December 12, 1932 in Lewis County to the late Edgar and Ocia Lee Nichols Staggs. She was a homemaker.  Survivors include her two sons, Joel Turnbow of Columbia and Robbie Turnbow (Anita) of Hohenwald; one daughter, Marsha Mash (Gene) of Huntingdon; four grandchildren and four great grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Joe Burel Turnbow; brothers, Berthel, Milburn, Aubry, Jake and Marion Staggs; sister, Geraldine Talley and one grandchild.

Joe Thomas Long, age 63, died Monday, January 31, 2011 at Maury Regional Medical Center in Columbia.   Funeral services will be conducted today, Thursday, February 3, 2011 at 11:00 in the chapel of McDonald Funeral Home with Johnny Clayton, minister of Kimmins Church of Christ, officiating. Interment will follow in the Kimmins Cemetery.  Mr. Long was born, July 28, 1947 in Lewis County to the late Joe Edward and Ila Elizabeth DePriest Long. He was a self-employed automobile mechanic and bus driver for Lewis County Schools.  Survivors include his wife, Veneida Kay Garrett Long of Hohenwald; two sons, Jared Long (Alaina) of Hohenwald and Beau Long of Franklin; one daughter, Kara Farr (Matthew) of Hohenwald; one sister, Lura Talley of Summertown; three grandsons, Blake and Cole Farr and Jaxon Long, all of Hohenwald; and one granddaughter, Jerika Long of Lawrenceburg

Doris Nelle Duncan, age 76, died Tuesday, February 1, 2011 at her home.  Visitation will be Friday, February 4, 2011 from 4:00 till 7:00 p.m. at the First Baptist Church.  Funeral services will follow at 7:00 p.m. at the church with Greg Duncan, Nathan Duncan and Mark Walton officiating. Interment will follow on Saturday, February 5, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. in the Swiss Cemetery.  Mrs. Duncan was born September 22, 1934 in Centerville to the late Marvin O. and Waymon Newman Wayland. She was retired vice-president of First Citizens Bank.  In addition to her parents, Mrs. Duncan is preceded in death by her husband, Thomas H. Duncan; son, Tommy Duncan; great grandchildren, Caitylyn Peters and Baby Munson.  Survivors include one son, Greg Duncan (Deborah) of Macon, Mississippi; two daughters, Lisa Anderson (Greg) of Hohenwald and Lynda Walton (Mark) of Centerville; one brother, James Wayland of Hohenwald; 12 grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.

Mable Murphy Goodwin, 85, resident of Columbia, died Wednesday, January 26, 2011 at Maury Regional Medical Center.   Funeral services were conducted at 12 noon Saturday, January 29, 2011 at Oakes and Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Terry Peery officiating. Burial followed in West Point Cemetery.  The Lewis County native, she was born August 15, 1925 to the late Mason E. Murphy and Freda McWilliams Murphy. On April 20, 1946, she married Curtis Goodwin who preceded her in death March 25, 2004. She was retired from Publix Shirt Factory. She was a member of West Point Cumberland Presbyterian Church.  She is survived by two sons Willis C. Goodwin and Vernon M. (Linda) Goodwin, both of Columbia; five grandchildren and seven great grandchildren; sister, Ruby Sharp of Hohenwald; four brothers Willard (Donna) Murphy of Columbia, J.W. Murphy of Spring Hill, Walton (Judy) Murphy of Franklin and Leslie (Ann) Murphy of Columbia; three sisters-in-law, Faye Murphy, Doris Murphy and Joanne Murphy; and one brother-in-law, Virgil Seiber.  She was preceded in death by a sister Betty Murphy Seiber and three brothers, Howard Murphy, Eugene Murphy and Horace E. Murphy., 85, resident of Columbia, died Wednesday, January 26, 2011 at Maury Regional Medical Center.   Funeral services were conducted at 12 noon Saturday, January 29, 2011 at Oakes and Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Terry Peery officiating. Burial followed in West Point Cemetery.  The Lewis County native, she was born August 15, 1925 to the late Mason E. Murphy and Freda McWilliams Murphy. On April 20, 1946, she married Curtis Goodwin who preceded her in death March 25, 2004. She was retired from Publix Shirt Factory. She was a member of West Point Cumberland Presbyterian Church.  She is survived by two sons Willis C. Goodwin and Vernon M. (Linda) Goodwin, both of Columbia; five grandchildren and seven great grandchildren; sister, Ruby Sharp of Hohenwald; four brothers Willard (Donna) Murphy of Columbia, J.W. Murphy of Spring Hill, Walton (Judy) Murphy of Franklin and Leslie (Ann) Murphy of Columbia; three sisters-in-law, Faye Murphy, Doris Murphy and Joanne Murphy; and one brother-in-law, Virgil Seiber.  She was preceded in death by a sister Betty Murphy Seiber and three brothers, Howard Murphy, Eugene Murphy and Horace E. Murphy. 

Leslie Gray Fly, 77, retired from Union Carbide and resident of Rockhouse Road in Hohenwald, died Wednesday, January 26, 2011 at Maury Regional Medical Center.   Funeral services were conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, January 30, 2011 at Oakes and Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Jeff Jacob officiating. Burial followed in the Santa Fe Cemetery.  The Maury County native was born November 5, 1933 to the late Leslie R. Fly and Clara Mai Gray Fly. A 1952 graduate of Central High School in Columbia, he was former president of Operating Engineers 912, had served as Union Steward for Union Carbide, past employee of Columbia Fire Department and a member of Craft Memorial United Methodist Church.  Survivors include his wife of thirty-two years, Roxanne Lynne Fly of Hohenwald; children, Leslie Marie (Billy Ray) Huckaby of Spring Hill, Sheryll Flener of Columbia, Tamela Westmoreland of Hohenwald, Douglas (Paula) Barnes of Sardis, Mississippi, James (Misty) Barnes of Guthrie, Kentucky, and Tranace Farris, a granddaughter who lived with them and was reared by them; a brother, Jerry (Wanda) Fly of Columbia; 13 grandchildren; and 10 great grandchildren.'

February 10, 2011

Miss Meagan Brianna Staggs, age 19 of Leoma, died January 29, 2011 at Vanderbilt Medical Center.  Funeral services were held Monday, January 31, 2011, 2 p.m., at Pettus-Turnbo Chapel in Lawrenceburg with Jimmie Wisdom officiating. Interment was in the Crews Cemetery.  Born December 19, 1991, she was a native of Leoma, a student and of the Baptist faith.  She is survived by her parents, David and Patricia (Tootie) Staggs of Leoma; two sisters, Gypsy Potete and husband, Daniel Potete of Waynesboro; twin sister, Morgan Staggs of Leoma; maternal grandparents are Cecil and Rosetta Staggs of Hohenwald.  She was preceded in death by her paternal grandparents, Robert and Gladys Staggs of Summertown.

February 17, 2011

Billie Odell Smith, 89, formerly of Hohenwald, died Friday, February 11, 2011 at Beechwood Assisted Living in Taylor, Michigan.  Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, February 15, 2011 in the McDonald Funeral Home chapel with L.C. Loveless officiating. Burial took place in the Lewis County Memorial Gardens.  Born July 11, 1921 in Ellijay, Georgia, she was the daughter of the late Joseph Davenport and Fannie Emma Bowers Davenport.  A housewife, Mrs. Smith was married to the late Louis Smith.  Survivors include one son, Amion Thomas Camplin of Westland, Michigan; two grandsons, Shawn Edgar (Cathy) Camplin of Huron Township, Michigan and Scott Vincent Camplin of Westland, Michigan; one great granddaughter, Connor Camplin of Huron Township, Michigan.

James Marvin Wayland, 81, died Tuesday, February 15, 2011 at Baptist Hickman County Hospital in Centerville.  Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Friday, February 18, 2011 in the McDonald Funeral Home Chapel with Richard Tate officiating. Interment will follow in the Swiss Cemetery.  Mr. Wayland was born October 4, 1929 in Iron City to the late Marvin O. and Waymon Newman Wayland. He served his country in the Army during the Korean Conflict. He taught electronic at the Vocational School for 20 years and owned the television repair service at the Western Auto Store for 20 years.  Survivors include his wife, Peggy J. Warren Wayland of Hohenwald; son, Terry Lee (Jane) Wayland of Hohenwald; daughter-in-law, Paula Wayland of Calvert City, Kentucky; grandchildren, Jonathan Wayland of Hendersonville, Emily Locke of Maryland, Darren Wayland and Lindsey Wayland, both of Hohenwald; great grandchildren, Jaxon Dean Wayland of Hendersonville and Raylee Shea Wayland of Hohenwald.  In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a son, Jackie Dean Wayland and a sister, Doris Duncan.

Dickie Dwight Curry of Old Hickory, age 56, passed away at his home on February 10, 2011.  He was born January 30, 1955 in Lewis County to the late James and Lula Mae Curry and was an employee of Davidson County Sheriff’s Office.  Dick was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, Jessie D. Curry and Malcolm R. Curry and a sister, Sarah M. Curry. He is survived by his wife, Donna J. Curry, three daughters, Jillian B. Curry, Lacey J. Miller, Krista J. Banks; two sons, Dana E. (Tyi) Whitcomb and Jacob C. Miller; grandchildren, Matthew Morrow, Audrey Morrow, Christian Banks, Jordan Banks, Sheila Duncan, Trey Whitcomb; three brothers, James W. (Jean) Curry, Charlie B. (Kay) Curry, Jerry P. (Connie) Curry; and one sister, Joy (Roger) Curry Hibbs.  A celebration of Dick’s life was held at 3 p.m. Wednesday, February 16, 2011 at Phillips-Robinson Funeral Home, Hadley Chapel, in Old Hickory.

Mark Tracy Bunch, age 37, of Perry County, died Wednesday, February 9, 2011 at his residence in Linden.  Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, February 13, 2011 in the chapel of McDonald Funeral Home in Linden with Bro. Dewayne Barnes officiating. Burial took place in the Culp Cemetery in Linden.  Mr. Bunch was born October 22, 1973 in Linden, son of Manuel Bunch of Linden and Lola Wilson of Hohenwald. He was a logger with Bunch, Inc.  In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife, Christie Bunch; two sons, Nathan and Joshua Bunch; one daughter, Madelyn Bunch; one brother, Joel (Misty) Bunch, all of Linden; and step-father, Kenneth Wilson of Hohenwald.

February 24, 2011

Anna Lizak Qualls, 87, a resident of Kittrell Street in Hohenwald, passed away Thursday, February 10, 2011 at the Lewis County Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.  Born June 4, 1923 in Monclo, West Virginia, she was the daughter of the late Paul and Elizabeth Bok Lizak and the wife of the late Elvis Qualls. She was a homemaker and a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Hohenwald.  Mrs. Qualls is survived by her daughter Patricia Zervas of Hohenwald; four sons, David Qualls of Murphy, North Carolina, Edward Qualls of Dunnellon, Florida, Glen Qualls of Dearborn, Florida and Phillip Qualls of Cape Coral, Florida.  A Celebration of Life service for Mrs. Qualls were held 11:00 a.m. Saturday, February 26, 2011 at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Hohenwald with Allen Qualls officiating.  Williams Funeral Home of Columbia assisted the family with arrangements.

Patricia Ann Carroll, age 58, died Thursday, February 17, 2011 at her residence in Hohenwald.  Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Saturday, February 19, 2011 in the McDonald Funeral Home Chapel with David Grimes officiating. Interment followed in the Hensley Cemetery.  Daughter of James Leonard Coker and the late Loudean Barber Hensley, she was born July 9, 1952 in Perry County. She was a laborer for Henry I. Seigel Company.  Survivors include three daughters, Patricia Brianna Ragsdale, Lesley Crystal Reeves and Cissy Eloise Keating, all of Hohenwald; two brothers, David Hensley of Hohenwald and Roy Hensley of Lewisburg. two sisters, Connie Lindsey and Brenda Frazier, both of Hohenwald; eight grandchildren and one great grandchild.  Mrs. Carroll is preceded in death by her mother, daughter, Denean Mackin, brother, Gary Hensley, step-father, Garvis Hensley, aunt, Irene Hinson Curry and a uncle, Ezra Hinson.

Dewayne E. Deavers, 67, died Saturday, February 19, 2011 at Maury Regional Medical Center in Columbia.  Graveside services were held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, February 22, 2011 at the Deavers Cemetery with Walter Droke officiating.  Mr. Deavers was born October 19, 1943 in Hohenwald to the late Curtis Deavers and Grace Hickerson Deavers Talley. He owned and operated the NAPA Auto Parts Store in Hohenwald.  Survivors include his wife, Nora Ann Grinder Deavers and a son, Brian C. Deavers, both of Hohenwald.

Donald Hancock Richter, 80, died February 20, 2011, in Port Richey, Florida.  At his request a memorial service was to be held on the water in Florida.  Don was born December 7, 1930, in Rahway, New Jersey to Paul and Ruth Richter.  Don had many friends in Hohenwald who were very supportive through his illness prior to moving to Florida in January 2011.  Don served in the United States Navy during the Korean Conflict on a Mine Sweeper. He spent most of his tour in the Mediterranean.  Don had a great love of Florida and lived many years in West Palm Beach with his wife, Barbara Decker Richter, until her death. Don and Barbara traveled all over the world together. Don moved to Hohenwald after his wife's passing.  He is survived by two sons, David and Mark Richter of Brick, New Jersey; one sister, Helen Wick of Norwalk, Connecticut; four nephews, Jeff Hall, Steve Hall, Bob Richter, and Ted Richter; and three nieces, Megan Kosior, Meri Wick, and Karen Chappell; and many great nieces and nephews.  He was proceeded in death by brother Hedding Richter; daughter, Diane (stillborn); son, Michael Richter (age 15); wife, Barbara Decker Richter; and parents, Paul and Ruth Richter.  Condolences may be sent to 56 Devils Garden Road, Norwalk, CT. 06854 and 9029 US Hwy. 19, Port Richie, FL 34668

James B. “Doodle” Hughes, Sr., 76, retired employee of Occidental and resident of Hilltop Drive in Columbia, died Wednesday, February 16, 2011 at Maury Regional Medical Center.  Funeral services were conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, February 19 at Oakes and Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Keith Sherwood officiating. Burial followed in Polk Memorial Gardens with military honors provided by the United States Marine Corps.  Born October 15, 1934, the Williamson County native was the son of the late Hillie Arthur Hughes, Sr. and Trula Brown Hughes. He was a 1953 graduate of Columbia Central High School. Mr. Hughes served three years in the U.S. Marine Corp from 1953 until 1956. He was a member of Herbert Griffin American Legion Post 19.  Survivors include his wife of fifty-five years, Marcia White Hughes of Columbia; three children, Michael E. (Kristy) Hughes of Mansfield, Texas, Paula R. Smithson of Rockvale, James B. (Tracy) Hughes, Jr. of Spring Hill; sister, Nellie London of Hohenwald; and five grandchildren.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Hillie Hughes, Jr.

Sarah Elizabeth Scott died Friday, February 18, 2011 at Alive Hospice at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville. She was 63 years old.   Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, February 20, 2011 at the First Pentecostal Church with Walter Droke, pastor of the church, officiating. Interment took place in the Lewis County Memorial Gardens.  Mrs. Scott was born January 13, 1948 in Maury County to the late Clarence Holland and Alma Elizabeth Portafield Parsons. She was a Medical Lab Tech for the Anand Clinic.  Survivors include her son, William Carroll (Tammy) Scott, Jr. of Hohenwald; daughter, Elizabeth Renee (Angus) Harnden of Summertown; two sisters, Barbara Runions and Nancy Graham, both of Hohenwald; and three grandchildren.

Ola Maud Wilson, age 70, of Linden, died Saturday, February 19, 2011 at Maury Regional Medical Center in Columbia.  Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. Friday, February 25, 2011 in the McDonald Funeral Home Chapel in Hohenwald with L. B. Bromley officiating.  Mrs. Wilson was born February 26, 1940 in Cincinnati, Ohio to the late Frances Marion Cobb and Susie Gribble Cobb. She was a homemaker.  Survivors include her husband, Claude L. Wilson of Linden; one son, Paul L. Wilson of Hohenwald; two daughters, Barbara Fay Hurley of Okeechobee, Florida and Connie N. Ewart of Coral Springs, Florida; one sister, Jane Stephenson of Florida; seven grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.

 

These are the only online obituaries I can retrieve for 2011. 

I am sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.  If more of 2011 becomes available, I will post them. 

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