Our Obituaries

Ronald Eugene Smith

February 5, 1946 - January 29, 2018

Ronald Eugene Smith, age 71, passed away peacefully on January 29, 2018. He was born on February 5, 1946 to Bob and Vivian Smith.Survived by wife of 44 years, Glenda Garrett Smith; son Ashley (Jennifer) Smith; daughter Julie (Tyler) Judge; grandchildren Maura Smith, Andy Smith, and Lillian Judge; and father-in-law Clifton Garrett.Ron retired from Cummins Engines in Nashville, TN after 40 years of...
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William E. Hendricks

December 11, 1930 - January 26, 2018

William Edward Hendricks, 87, passed away Friday, January 26, 2018. Born Thursday, December 11, 1930 he is preceded in death by his parents, Leonard and Daisy Mai Turner Hendricks; brother, Charles Hendricks.An avid bowler and successful business owner of B&B Silkscreen Printing he is survived by his children, Ed (Kathy)Hendricks and Leasa J. Hendricks; grandchildren, Shannon (John) Matthews and...
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Mildred E. BROWN

February 9, 1926 - January 24, 2018

Mildred E. Brown, age 91, passed away Wednesday, January 24, 2018. She was born Tuesday, February 9, 1926 in Oakland, California; she is preceded in death by her parents, Edith McCormack and Franklin Schlitt; her husband of 65 years, Samuel Brown; daughter, Sharon Brown; and brother, Leonard Schlitt.Mrs. Brown was a Member of Long Hollow Baptist Church and the Rudy Lindsey Sunday School Class;...
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Edith Terry

July 3, 1919 - January 24, 2018

Edith M. Terry, age 98, passed away Wednesday, January 24, 2018. Born in Lawrence County, Alabama Thursday, July 3, 1919 she is preceded in death by her parents, James Wesley and Harriet Burden Thrasher; husband, James Earl Terry and son, James Earl Terry, Jr.Mrs. Terry was a homemaker; a seamstress and she enjoyed fishing; she is survived by her daughters, Jean T. Giffin and Zilpha (Troy)...
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Nasrin Eassa

April 30, 1957 - January 19, 2018


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Dorothy Eaves Williams

December 19, 1925 - January 19, 2018

Dorothy "Dot" Virginia Eaves Williams passed away January 19, 2018. Dot was born December 19, 1925 to Russell Howard and Lenora Inez Ackors Eaves. She graduated from County High School in 1945. She attended the University of Tennessee and Volunteer State Community College to earn her RN Degree. She was a 67 year member of the Eastern Star and a life long member of First United Methodist Church...
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Joshua Alexander Birkey

October 6, 2015 - January 18, 2018

Joshua Alexander Birkey was born to Josh and Charity Birkey onOctober 6, 2015 in Chattanooga, TN. They now reside in White House, TN.On Thursday, January 18, 2018 at Vanderbilt Children's Hospital,Alec went home to be with Jesus. In the 2 years, 3 months, 12 days of hislife, he touched so many people with his smile, love, and laughter. Heloved life and loved Jesus. He was loved by all who met him...
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Margaret C. Rowlan

December 19, 1931 - January 17, 2018

God saw she was getting tiredand the cure was not to be.So He put his arms around herand whispered, "Come with Me."With tearful heartswe watched her fade away.Although we loved her dearly,we could not make her stay.A golden heart stopped beating,hard working hands laid to rest.God broke our hearts to prove to us,He only takes the best.
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Robert Clifford Cash

May 12, 1951 - January 17, 2018

Robert Clifford Cash, age 66, passed away January 17, 2018. Preceded in death by father Robert Cash. Survived by wife Sue Cash; daughter Mandi (Bobby) Simpson; son Josh Cash; step-son Scott (Amanda) McCord; grandchildren Lindsi (Steven) Tucker, Keeli Simpson, Kenzie McCord, and Gavin McCord; great-grandchildren Kennedi and Emma Tucker; and mother Mabel Cash; numerous cousins, loved ones, and...
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Charles Fletcher Toney

December 8, 1934 - January 17, 2018

Charles Fletcher Toney, age 83, went to be with His Lord, Jesus Christ on January 17, 2018.Charles was born December 8, 1934 in Pleasant Shade, TN, the son of James Oval Toney and Lora Gladis (Dillehay) Toney. He was a 1953 graduate of Smith County High School where he was an honor student and voted most likely to succeed. He worked for Merrick Engineering/Ingersoll Rand for over 30 years as a...
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Donna Jean Gallegos

October 16, 1927 - January 16, 2018


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James W. Reeves

May 6, 1945 - January 14, 2018

James W. (Doodle, Red, Jim) Reeves, age 72, passed away January 14, 2018. Preceded in death by his parents, Richard and Ola, siblings Sonny, Jerry and Sandra; survived by his loving wife of 54 years Judy; children Teddy (Wendy), Cathy (William), Michael (Angel) and Ginger (Chris); nine grandchildren Michael, Shawn (Alex), Mark (Anna), Dustin, Megan (Ethan), Charles, Chelsea, Mason and Nicholas;...
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Willa Dean Knight

October 26, 1924 - January 13, 2018

Willa Dean Knight, 93, passed away Saturday, January 13, 2018. Born Sunday, October 26, 1924 in Red Boiling Springs, Tennessee, she is preceded in death by her husband, Blueford Knight; parents, Andrew Johnson and Ida Mae Denim Johnson Wallace; son Billy Short; daughter, Pam Holder; grandchildren, Billy Short, Jr., Brent Knight, Johnny Holder; brother, Jimmy Johnson.She is survived by her...
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Gene Davis Hamlin

December 12, 1927 - January 11, 2018

Gene Davis Hamlin, age 90, passed away peacefully on January 11th, 2018. Gene was born in1927 in Harlan County, Kentucky to Frank Davis and Axie Allen.Preceded in death by her husband of 54 years George Hamlin; sisters Evelyn Davis O'Hara, Joey D. Ellis, and Daisy Daniels; brothers Denver Lee Davis and Tommy Ritter.Mrs. Hamlin is survived by her daughter, Teresa Hamlin of Madison, TN; sister...
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Gus Henry Crockett

September 8, 1956 - January 11, 2018

Gus Henry Crockett Sr. of Nashville, TN passed away in peace January 11, 2018 at the age of 61. Survived by his wife, Dorothy Ann Crockett; loving father of Gus Jr., Donnie and Shawn Crockett and Mashae Leaver; father-in-law to Tonya Crockett; proud grandfather to Taymen, Brad, Tiffany, Chris, Jordan, Kaden Malia, Alex and Keegan; also survived by his siblings, cousins, nieces, nephews and other...
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Kimberly Maria Coleman

October 7, 1969 - January 10, 2018

Kim was born with spina-bifida in Nashville, Tennessee on Tuesday, October 7, 1969 and passed away Wednesday, January 10, 2018.She struggled through many medical procedures and surgeries early on in her childhood, but always had a smile and remained positive no matter how bad she felt. Kim settled into life as a paraplegic, and never let it slow her down. She went to school like every person her...
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Margaret Sue Atkins

March 8, 1945 - January 10, 2018

Margaret Sue Atkins, 72, passed away Tuesday, January 10, 2018. Born Thursday, March 8, 1945 in Nashville, she is preceded in death by her husband, Royal Atkins, parents, Clarence and Lucille Smith Bean.A cosmetologist for Castner-Knott she is survived by her sons, Alan (Michelle) Atkins, Bryan (Erin) Atkins; grandchildren, Aiden, Noah and Natalie Atkins. Visitation will be Sunday, January 14,...
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John Bennett Roberts

July 22, 1958 - January 7, 2018

John Bennett Roberts, Jr. age 59, passed away Sunday, January 7, 2018. He was born Tuesday, July 22, 1958 and is preceded in death by parents, John Bennett and Wilma Jo Gillihan Roberts; sister, Sabrena Kay Roberts.He is survived by his daughter, Candy (Michael Francis) Roberts, son, John Roberts, III; brother, Victor Roberts; sisters, Sandra Jeanette (Terry) Duke, Teresa (James) Taylor;...
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Juanice Hughes EVANS

September 1, 1937 - January 7, 2018

Arrangements under the direction of Forest Lawn Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens, Goodlettsville, TN.
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Mary Elizabeth WINTERS

June 14, 1915 - January 7, 2018

Mary Elizabeth Winters was born June 14, 1915-died January 8, 2018She is preceded in death by her husband Robert T. Winters, 3 sisters, Willie Pearl Mayo(James), Julia Douglas(Bee) and Virginia Holland(Arnold), and 1 brother, WT(Lucy)She is survived by 4 children, Bobby Winters(Sally), Delores Billington, Wayne Winters and Pam Page(Brien) 4 grandchildren, Cindy Billington, Bobby Ray Winters...
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Joan Blevins

July 30, 1937 - January 7, 2018

Joan Tittle BlevinsHendersonville - age 80, passed away January 7, 2018. Joan retired from Dupont after 25 years of service. She was a member of Hendersonville First Baptist Church.Preceded in death by her former husband, Glenn A Tittle.Survived by her children, Teresa Williams, David Tittle (Lisa), Cathy Hulan (Tommy) and Troy Tittle; grandchildren, Eric and Colin Williams, Nicole Bigney, Cody...
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Thomas Warren Boguskie

December 26, 1939 - January 6, 2018

Thomas Warren "Bo" Boguskie, age 78, passed away Saturday, January 6, 2018. He was born Tuesday, December 26, 1939 and preceded in death by his parents, Richard and Gertrude Wilkerson Boguskie; sister, Sharon Evans.Mr. Boguskie, aka, Coach Bo, coached the Goodlettsville Little League Baseball for 39 years; retired from the Tennessee Department of Transportation as Roadway Designer after 48 years;...
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Gladys J. Keith

January 10, 1919 - January 5, 2018

Gladys J. Keith, age 98, passed away January 5, 2018. Preceded in death by husband Ruben Keith Sr.; and sons Fred Keith and Ruben Keith Jr. Survived by daughters Marie Cooper and Doris Combast; son D.T. Keith (Connie); and numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great-great grandchildren. Gladys was a faithful member of Church of God of Prophecy and a retired nurse. Funeral service will...
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Billy Ray Butler

December 2, 1937 - January 4, 2018

Billy Ray Butler, age 80, passed away January 4, 2018. Preceded in death by parents Willie and Nellie Butler; brothers Carl, Carsie, Thomas, Paul, and Butch Butler; sister Edna Troutt. Survived by wife Mattie Butler; daughters Judy (Tim) Reasonover, Cathie (Andy) Hunter, and Linda (Tony) Turner; brother Gene (Joyce) Butler; sisters Edith Warpool, Hazel (Jack) Spitznas, Bonnie (Jerry) Wood, and...
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Margaret Phyllis Jennings

May 18, 1925 - January 3, 2018

Margaret Jennings, age 92, went to be with the Lord on January 3, 2018. Preceded in death by her husband Mike Jennings; and parents Kenneth and Mary Clark. Survived by daughters Sarah McCormack (Van) and Mary Katherine Jennings; son Howard Jennings; 10 grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren; and 3 great-great grandchildren; brothers Scott Clark (Anne) and Jim Clark (Marsha); brother-in-law's Neal...
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Jeremy Shawn Gregory

December 30, 1979 - December 31, 2017

Jeremy Shawn Gregory age 38, passed away December 31, 2017.Preceded in death by his mother, Pamela Elaine Gregory.Survived by his children, Jeremy Shawn Gregory Jr. and Chloe Elaine Gregory; father, Bobby Gregory Jr.; brothers, Kevin Gregory and Scott Gregory; grandparents, Bobby and Ruth Gregory; a host of other family members and friends.A funeral service will be conducted at 2pm Sunday,...
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Walter H. Slater

January 8, 1926 - December 30, 2017

Walter Harold Slater, 91, passed away Saturday, December 30, 2017. He was born Friday, January 8, 1926 in McLaughlin, South Dakota, to the late Harold and Beulah Kinsey Slater.Mr. Slater served in WWII received the Purple Heart, worked for E I DuPont, was a member of the Goodlettsville Masonic Lodge. He enjoyed piloting his Cherokee Arrow, scuba diving, water skiing and was very involved with the...
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Martha Copeland Paradise

November 20, 1925 - December 27, 2017

Martha Copeland Paradise, age 92, passed away Wednesday, December 27, 2017. Born Friday, November 20, 1925, she is preceded in death by her son, Wade Drennan; grandson, Bradley Drennan; brother, William Copeland, Jr.Mrs. Paradise was a graduate of Isaac Litton High School, Director of Human Resources at Cooroon & Black-Willis Insurance, member or Professional Association Insurance Women of...
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Allen Rockey Bennett

May 11, 1950 - December 27, 2017

Rockey BennettWhite House - age 67, passed away December 27, 2017. Preceded in death by his wife, Carol Bennett. Survived by his daughters, Kristie and Deanna; 5 grandchildren; brother, Ralph Bennett; sisters, Shirley Padgett and Diane Bennett. A funeral service will be conducted 12pm Sunday, December 31, 2017 at Forest Lawn Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens...
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Sarah Jane Locke BRINKLEY

November 25, 1927 - December 26, 2017


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Lorene J. Walls

May 31, 1910 - December 26, 2017

Lorene J. Walls, age 107, passed away Tuesday, December 26, 2017. Born Tuesday, May 31, 1907 in Thomasville, Tennessee, she is survived by her daughters, Emily (Walter) Butler, Janet (James) Abear; granddaughters, Tanya Butler, Anoma Moore, Crystal DeYoung; 7 great-grandchildren.Although she was mostly a homemaker, Mrs. Walls worked at Cain-Sloan in downtown Nashville and E I DuPont in Old...
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Sarah Jane Locke Brinkely

November 25, 1927 - December 26, 2017

Sarah Jane Locke Brinkley age 90, of Goodlettsville, TN passed away peacefully December 26, 2017 with her family at her side.She is preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, James D. Brinkley.Survived by her son, David Brinkley (Lucretia) of Gallatin, TN; daughter, Linda Brinkley of Goodlettsville, TN; 2 grandchildren, Christin Ayre (David) and Justin Brinkley (Kirby) of Gallatin, TN; 5 great...
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James Richard Kemp

April 9, 1949 - December 25, 2017

James Richard Kemp, 68, passed away December 25, 2017. He was the husband of Peggy Ann Kemp. They shared 47 years of marriage together.Born in Nashville Tennessee on April 9, 1949, he was the son of James Russell and Norma Jean Kemp.He was a member of Holiday Heights Baptist Church and retired from the Comfort Group where he was a Welder. He enjoyed serving God and his three grand babies.He will...
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Harold Eugene Reasonover

September 8, 1935 - December 25, 2017

Harold Reasonover, age 82, passed away December 25, 2017. Survived by wife of 62 years, Louise; son Don, daughters Sheryl and Angela; grandsons Harold and Kenneth; sisters Joyce, Shirley, and Judy; andbrother Richard. Funeral service will be 12pm Thursday at Forest Lawn Funeral Home. Family will receivefriends Thursday from 10am-12pm.
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Raymond Eugene Harrell

December 2, 1948 - December 24, 2017

Raymond Eugene Harrell, age 69, passed away December 24, 2017. Preceded in death by his wife Wanda Sue Harrell.Survived by son Ryan Harrell; sister Judy Harrell; brothers James Harrell, Billy Blackmore, and Donald Blackmore; grandsons Ryan and Colton Harrell; and nephew Danny Harrell. Raymond retired from the city of Goodlettsville after 47 years. Funeral service will be 2pm Thursday at Forest...
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Johnny Christopher Hagewood

July 24, 1975 - December 23, 2017

Johnny Christopher HagewoodBorn July 24th, 1975 and died on December 23rd, 2017.He lived in Goodlettsville, TN but was raised in Hendersonville, TN.He was an only child to Johnny W. and Betty Hagewood. Chris was survived in death by his parents Johnny & Betty Hagewood and his 3 children Alyssa, Maleigha, and Ethan Hagewood. Chris was a happy and proud father! He was loved dearly by his many...
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Lawrence Neal Johnson

March 30, 1955 - December 22, 2017

Lawrence Neal Johnson, age 62, went to be with the Lord on December 22, 2017. Survived by wife of 40 years, Shirley Johnson; daughter Ashley (Drew) Harrison; son Dustin (Shelley) Johnson; granddaughters Lacea Kaye & Chloe Harrison; sister Diana (Raymond) Hargrove; and many nieces, nephews, and loving friends. Family will receive friends Saturday, Dec. 23 from 4-8pm and Sunday, Dec. 24 from 12...
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William Eugene Morton

July 3, 1968 - December 21, 2017

William Eugene "Gene" Morton of Cottontown, TN passed away December 21, 2017.Gene was a Sheet Metal Journeyman for Local 177. Preceded in death by his father, Alton William "Buzz" Morton II; grandparents, Alton William Morton Sr., Evelyn Morton and Sally "Granny" Logan Chunn.He is survived by his wife, Patti Morton; daughter, Megan Riley Morton; mother, Ella Marsh (Kenneth); brothers, Brannon...
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Lona T. Youngblood

May 31, 1920 - December 14, 2017

Lona Youngblood, age 97, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, December 14, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband, Elston; parents, Andy and Molly Tucker; sisters, Minnie Rigsby, Angie Tucker, Lena Smith, Ola Earls, Sally Lance, Daisy Parton, Jennie Newby, Willie Lance, Jessye Thomson, Ann Austin and brother, Oscar Tucker.She was a strong Christian and had many friends. She loved people...
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Kenneth R. Joslin

April 12, 1940 - December 14, 2017

Kenneth R. Joslin, age 77, passed away December 14, 2017. Born April 12, 1940 and is preceded in death by his parents, Ida Bale and Alvin F. Joslin.Mr. Joslin, a charter member of Dickerson Road Baptist Church and Genesco retiree of some 20 years and race car fan, is survived by his children, Kenneth F. (Wanda) Joslin, Karen (Michael) Blankenship, Karl (Emily) Joslin; grandchildren, Samantha ...
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James William Ashley

May 29, 1931 - December 11, 2017

James William Ashley, age 86, passed Monday, December 11, 2017in Winchester, TN. He lived in Nashville, TN for 44 years, and then retired to his birth city (Winchester, TN) in 1998. He was employed by the Marquette Company, and in his early career, served as President of his Union for a number of years. He is preceded in death by his parents, Maggie Bailey Ashley Gass and James Roy Ashley, son,...
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Harold Edward Creekmore

September 3, 1933 - December 11, 2017

Harold Edward Creekmore Sr. age 84 passed away Monday, December 11, 2017. Harold is preceded in death by his wife, Jean Creekmore; his parents, Levi and Willie Lee Creekmore; his brother, Howard Creekmore.He is survived by his son, Harold (Buck) Creekmore Jr. (Diane); daughters,Cindy Towers (Joe), Jeanean Creekmore and Angel Hyde (Tommy); grandchildren, Eddie Creekmore (Jane), LeeAnn Creekmore,...
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Anthony McRae

July 26, 1955 - December 9, 2017

Andy was born on July 26, 1955 and was raised by Mac and Pat McRae in Goodlettsville, TN. He graduated from Goodlettsville High School in 1973 with many life long friends. What started as a hobby, at the age of 10, with the trade of dead tadpoles for a cannon ball that he rolled all the way home; Andy turned into his business after Oscar Mayer Closed. He set up at the Nashville Flea Market in...
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Cecelia Weeks-Keith

July 25, 1924 - December 5, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Forest Lawn Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens, Goodlettsville, TN.
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Jimmy W. Bedwell

October 7, 1944 - December 3, 2017

Jimmy W. Bedwell, age 73, passed away December 3, 2017. Preceded in death by parents Preston and Francis Bedwell; brother John D. Bedwell; and sister Martha Suter. Survived by children Jeff Bedwell; Kristi Phillips (Brian), and Keith Bedwell; grandchildren Summer Smith and Noah Phillips; great-grandchild Mathis Galyon; and sister Jackie Letner. Family will receive friends Wednesday, December 6th...
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Carolyn Carter Jones

January 1, 1918 - December 2, 2017

Carolyn Carter Jones, age 99, passed away Saturday, December 2, 2017. She was born in Smith County, Tennessee Tuesday, January 1, 1918 and is preceded in death by her parents, Arvil and Hattie Donoho Carter; husband Cecil Jones.Mrs. Jones was a home maker who loved to do oil and pastel painting and crochet; she is survived by daughter, Brenda (Jim) Kincaid; grandchildren, Jimmy, Michael (Ellen)...
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Houston Tyler Lynch

December 2, 1986 - November 30, 2017

Houston Tyler LynchHendersonville - Age 30, passed away November 30, 2017. Houston served in the US Marines. He was a 2005 graduate of Hendersonville Christian Academy. He had a heart of gold and would help anyone that needed it.Preceded in death by his grandparents, Jimmy and Annetta Garrett; cousin, Jake McGuire.He is survived by his father, Greg Lynch (Jill); mother, Kristie Lynch; close...
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Lloyd Oliver Gragg

February 12, 1936 - November 30, 2017

Lloyd Oliver Gragg Jr. age 81, passed away on November 30, 2017. Lloyd was born February 12, 1936 in Goodlettsville, TN to the late Lloyd Oliver and Nelle Willis Gragg.He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 60 years Amelia Harris Gragg and two sisters Kay Hendrix and Sue Ann Gragg,He is survived by sons Douglas Lloyd Gragg (Hana) and David Wayne Gragg (Janet); grandsons Stephen and...
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James R. Butler

August 4, 1926 - November 28, 2017

James R Butler age 91 of Nashville, TN passed away November 28, 2017. Mr. Butler served in the US Navy "Radarman 3rd Class" on the USS Richard M. Rowell, USS Ingraham and the USS Tucson earning the American Campaign Medal, Asiatic Pacific Campaign, Philippine Liberation Medal, Good Conduct Medal and the World War II Victory Medal. He retired from the US Naval Reserves as Chief Operations...
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James Rucious Butler

August 4, 1926 - November 28, 2017

James R. Butler passed from this life to the next November 28, 2017. He was 91 years young.He has joined the Love of his life, Elizabeth Ann (Strong) Butler, who preceded him 3 years ago, after 64 years of marriage.He was also preceded by his parents, Thomas William and Alice Virginia (Giles) Butler, his sister Juanita Walden (Wesley) and Brother Billy Butler. James is survived by his sisters...
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Waymon D. Gannon

October 28, 1924 - November 26, 2017

Wayman D. Gannon, age 93, passed away Sunday, November 26, 2017 in Nashville, Tennessee. He was born Tuesday, October 28, 1927 in Nashville, Tennessee to the late Joel B. and Ladye Love Snow Gannon.Mr. Gannon was a veteran of WWII; a member of the Moose Lodge; American Legion Post 105; and Woodman of the World, Inglewood. He was an Auto Finisher working with several Auto Dealers and a cabinet...
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Joyce Marie Dunn

December 6, 1945 - November 24, 2017

Joyce Marie Dunn, age 71, passed away Nov. 24, 2017. Preceded in death by husband John Dunn. Survived by son Mark Dunn (Lisa); daughter Angela Doss (Glen); grandchildren Gracie Doss, Zachary Dunn, and Harrison Dunn; and brother James Buchanan (Peggy). Joyce retired from Castner Knotts. She was a loving, caring, and giving woman that absolutely adored her three grandchildren. She enjoyed...
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Norma Jean Jeffcoat

March 14, 1936 - November 23, 2017

Norma Jean Wright Jeffcoat - 81 years old - Born March 14, 1936Departed this life on November 23rd after a courageous battle with cancer. Preceded in death by parents Leon and Eula Mai Wright, sister Anita Long, and brother Bill Wright.Survived by her loving husband of 58 years William L Jeffcoat, daughters Joni (Randy) Mitchell, Jill (Philip) Barr. Grandchildren Daniel (Cara) Barr, Rachael ...
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Tippie Kenneth Burroughs

February 14, 1928 - November 21, 2017

Tippie Kenneth BurroughsGOODLETTSVILLE -age 89, of Goodlettsville, TN, passed away on November 21, 2017 at The Windlands East independent living facility in Madison, TN. Tippie was born in Cleveland, OH, on February 14, 1928 to John and Beatrice Burroughs. He married Nancy (Chance) Burroughs on September 15, 1949 in Madison. Tippie worked as an insurance district manager, and director of sales...
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Zachary Thomas Bartow

November 9, 1995 - November 19, 2017

Zachary Thomas Bartow, age 22, passed away November 19, 2017. He is survived by his parents Robert and Melissa Bartow; brothers Joshua and Ian Bartow; and family. Zack was a free spirit. He was kind and had a heart of gold. He was always helping those in need. Family will receive friends Saturday, November 25 from 3-5pm at Forest Lawn Funeral Home & Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers memorial...
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Walter R. Moore

April 11, 1930 - November 15, 2017

Walter Ray Moore, age 87, passed away Wednesday, November 15, 2017 in Punta Gorda, Florida. He was born Friday, April 11, 1930 in Russellville, Kentucky to the late Jesse Raymond and Nancy Jeannette Moore.Mr. Moore was a member of Goodlettsville Church of Christ; Goodlettsville Masonic Lodge #271; he retired from Ford Glass Plant as a Power Engineer after 20 years of service. He was an expert at...
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Lois F. Mullican

November 22, 1927 - November 10, 2017

Lois Florene Mullican, 89, of Goodlettsville, TN, passed away on November 10, 2017 at Park Place assisted living, surrounded by family. Lois was born in DeKalb County, TN to Marvin and Bonnie Keith on November 22, 1927. She married G.L. "Moon" Mullican on November 4, 1944 in Ringo, Georgia. She was involved throughout the years with her church. She dedicated her life to help raise her...
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Paul Lawrence Jackson

February 15, 1929 - November 8, 2017

Paul Lawrence Jackson was born to Andrew & Gladys Jackson in a house on Buchanan Street in Nashville Tennessee on February 15, 1929. He was the 3rd son of 4 children. He was preceded in death by brothers Ernest and Tom and is survived by his sister, Georgia Haynie. He attended North High School and, 3 months after his December graduation, married his high school sweetheart, Lillie Irene Wright ...
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Theresa S. Scantland

August 24, 1956 - November 7, 2017

Theresa Sue Keller Scantland, age 61, went to heaven on November 7, 2017. She is survived by her husband Jim Scantland, her parents Anna Sue French and John Harvey Keller, her sister Debbie Keller, her brother Charles Keller (Viki), her daughters Angela Cravens, Alexandra Roach and Diane Bottino, her nephew Doug Keller, her aunt Etta Mae Gibson, numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren....
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Vickie Martin

August 8, 1957 - November 7, 2017

Vickie Grissom Martin age 60, passed away Nov. 7, 2017. Preceded in death by parents Sherman and Geraldine Kinnard; and grandson Matthew Grissom. Survived by children Jay Grissom, Josh Grissom, and Jennifer Johnson; grandchildren Destiny Grissom, Danielle Grissom, Zachary Johnson, Zoey Johnson, Zander Johnson, Madison Day, Sarah Kimble, and Hannah Kimble. Vickie was a loving mom, nana, sister,...
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Laraine Lovell Hughes

December 1, 1946 - November 6, 2017

Laraine Lovell Hughes, age 70, passed away Nov. 6, 2017. She was a member of Rivergate Church of Christ, a wife, mother and Grandmother. She is survived by her husband Andy Hughes; daughters Amy (Charles) Lewis, Robin (Brian) Brailey; and six grandsons. Service will be Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017 at 12pm. Family will receive friends from 10am until service time at Forest Lawn Funeral Home. In lieu of...
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Mary Evelyn Kizer

May 8, 1926 - November 4, 2017

Mary Evelyn Kizer, age 91, passed away Saturday, November 4, 2017. Born Saturday, May 8, 1926 she is preceded in death by her husband, George P. Kizer.A member of Shackle Island Church of Christ, Mrs. Kizer is survived by her children, Victoria Kizer, George (Linda) Kizer and Michael Kizer; grandchildren, Stephanie (Kenny) Dorr, Curtis (Holly) Kizer, Sarah Kizer; great-grandchildren, Jessie, Lacy...
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Martha Pearl Carter

April 23, 1932 - November 1, 2017

Martha P. Carter, 85, passed away November 1, 2017. Born April 23, 1932, in Nashville, Tennessee, she is preceded in death by her parents, George Tilman and Bessie Mai Gentry Riley; her husband, John Carter.A member of Hillview Baptist Church, Mrs. Carter is survived by her sons, David (Sandra) Carter, Michael (Patricia) Carter, Steven (Debbie) Carter, Patrick (Cathy) Carter, Paul Carter, John ...
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James L. Mabry

March 8, 1927 - October 28, 2017

James Leslie Mabry, 90, passed away October 28, 2017 at Skyline Medical Center in Nashville, TN with his family at his side. He was born in Old Hickory on March 8, 1927. Jim was a resident of Madison, TN for more than 60 years. He was a Superintendent at the Ford Glass Plant for 35 years retiring in 1988. He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Essie Mabry; brother Robert Mabry and...
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Shirley Estell Humphrey

April 6, 1935 - October 25, 2017

Shirley Estell Humphrey age 82, passed away October 25, 2017. Shirley was a Home Healthcare Nurse for 25 years.She is preceded in death by her husband, KW Humphrey; parents, John W. & Mai Gilbert; brothers, Orbon L. Gilbert, James E. Gilbert and Alvin E. Gilbert; sister Syble Spann.Survived by her children, Johnny (Donna) Lokey, Eddie Gilbert, Gary (Debbie) Humphrey, Joyce Humphrey and Kenneth...
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Truman L. Stubblefield

April 5, 1937 - October 20, 2017

Thurman L. "Stubby" Stubblefield, 80, passed away October 20, 2017. Born April 5, 1937 in Hartsville, TN to the late Buford and Orba Hancock Stubblefield; he is survived by his wife of 51 years, Barbara Stubblefield; children, Joe Taylor, Teresa (Todd) Lee, Leslie (Tisa) Stubblefield, Jane (Jake) Gwin; four grandsons.Mr. Stubblefield, a Deacon at Bethel Primitive Baptist Church, retired from E I...
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Sandra Joyce Cothron

December 5, 1943 - October 18, 2017

Sandra Joyce Walters CothronHendersonville - age 73 passed peacefully on October 18th 2017 to be with the Lord while a resident in Clarksville, TN. Sandra was born December 5th 1943 in Nashville, TN., the daughter of the late George Melvin Walters and Mary Ruth Walters Knight. She was preceded in death by her husband of 46 years Olie Ray Cothron, brother George Walters, and sister Rita Gayle...
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Frances Anderson Hackney

July 11, 1937 - October 18, 2017

FRANCES ANDERSON HACKNEYAge 80, a lifelong resident of middle Tennessee, passed away Tuesday, October 17, 2017. She was born July 11, 1937 to L.B. Anderson and Byron Cude Anderson.She is predeceased by her husband, Charles E. Hackney, married since 1960 and lovingly faithful always. Survived by two sons, Mark (Michelle) Hackney and Steve (Alison) Hackney, and grandchildren, John Mark (Abby),...
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Ruth Maxine Gibbs

August 14, 1932 - October 17, 2017

Ruth Brown Gibbs, 85, of Cross Plains joined the Lord she loved so much on October 17, 2017. Visitation will be at Forest Lawn Funeral Home in Goodlettsville on Thursday, October 19, from 4 pm to 8 pm and again on Friday from 10 am to the hour of service at 12pm. Mrs Gibbs was born August 14, 1932 to Setton and Aline Forester Brown. Mrs. Gibbs was a Student and Teacher of the Bible and attended...
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Wendell Woods

February 4, 1936 - October 12, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Forest Lawn Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens, Goodlettsville, TN.
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Lawrence Edward McKenna, Jr.

September 7, 1971 - October 11, 2017

Dr. Lawrence Edward McKenna Jr, age 46, passed away on October 11, 2017. Survived by loving children Konstantin McKenna, Alexandra McKenna, and Cecile-Katya McKenna; former wife Svetlana Kovalkova-McKenna; brother Alan Lawrence McKenna; niece Zoe. Graveside service and burial will be on Tuesday, October 17 at 3:00 PM, with visitation from 10:30 AM until 3:00 PM, at Forest Lawn in Goodlettsville....
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Donald L. Willis

January 10, 1938 - October 5, 2017

Donald L. Willis, age 79, passed away October 5, 2017. Mr. Willis was born January 10, 1938 in Rainelle, West Virginia to Edward and Beulah Forsythe Willis.An independent trucker, Mr. Willis is survived by his wife of 59 years, Loretta Willis; children, Stephen Willis, Karen Bennett; grandson, Brandon Alexander Willis.A celebration of life will be conducted Monday, October 9, 2017 at 2:00 in the...
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Robert Eugene Savage

August 9, 1937 - October 2, 2017

Robert E. (Gene) Savage, 80, passed away October 2, 2017. He was born August 9, 1937 in Robertson County and is preceded in death by his parents, Avo and Leo Savage; wife, Edna Roark Savage; sister-in-laws, Lois Savage and Pat Savage.Mr. Savage is survived by children, Deena (Todd) Ryan, David (Judy) Roark, Danny (Linda) Roark, Dennis (Leighann) Roark; sister, Doris (Randall) Hall, brothers,...
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Dorothy Heggie

February 2, 1924 - September 28, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Forest Lawn Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens, Goodlettsville, TN.
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Sheila Sheila Duncan Freeman

July 13, 1956 - September 24, 2017

Sheila Freeman, age 61, passed away on September 24, 2017. Preceded in death by her parents Edward and Drusilla Duncan; and mother-in-law Farris N. Freeman. Survived by husband Phillip W. Freeman; son Jonathan Overhalser (Pilar); daughter Lindsey Overhalser; granddaughter Olivia Overhalser; and sister Yvonne Cleveland. Sheila did volunteer work with the homeless and had a life time of helping...
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Mary Elizabeth Armes

March 24, 1935 - September 23, 2017

Elizabeth Armes, age 82, passed away on September 23, 2017 in the comfort of her home surrounded by her loved ones. Born March 24, 1935 in Fairview, Tennessee, she is preceded in death by husband Chester Armes; son Mark (Kathy) Armes; grandson Jason Newman; and daughter Jessica Armes.Mrs. Armes is survived by daughters Pamela Robinson and Teresa King; and her fur babies. Elizabeth was a loving...
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Homer Douglas Smith

February 14, 1961 - September 18, 2017

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Gertrude Cousin

March 12, 1939 - September 17, 2017

Gertrude Cousin, 78, passed away September 17, 2017. Born in Pheba, Mississippi on March 12, 1939 to the late Juette and Janie Davidson Cousins.Ms. Cousin was a Registered Nurse and School Monitor; she survived by her son, Dexter McMorris and his wife Theresa; daughter, Belinda Bradford and her husband Jimmy; sisters, Ludie Garner, Dorothy Grace Murph, Inez Wilson; six grandchildren and twelve...
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Donald Allen Spillers

July 20, 1955 - September 16, 2017

Survived by his wife Vickie P. Spillers, son-Allen Spillers, two daughters-Alana Spillers and Angie Spillers, mother-Shirley Spillers, and his two brothers Danny Spillers and Craig Spillers. Preceded in death by his father- Robert Spillers, sisters Lydia Warrick-Spillers and Cynthia Belt. Donald "Hippie" Spillers was first and foremost a devoted servant of the Lord. He was a selfless caring man...
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Robert Patrick Marvel

August 22, 1941 - September 14, 2017

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Rick Marvel

August 22, 1941 - September 14, 2017

Rick Marvel, age 76, passed away September 14, 2017. He is survived by his wife of 44 wonderful years, Jo ann Marvel; son Mike Marvel (Nikki); 4 grandchildren Caleb Shaffer, Coral Marvel, Tristen Marvel, and Logan Lassiter; sisters Mitzi Clay, Diane (Paul) Boykin , Patsy (Donny) Powell, and Opel Town. Rick was a faithful husband, loving dad and "Papa."Family will receive friends Monday, September...
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Eloise Simmons WILLIAMS

November 1, 1928 - September 13, 2017

Eloise Simmons WilliamsGoodlettsville, TNAge 88, September 13, 2017. She is survived by four of her five children, Latoya G. Harrison, Lori A. Harrison (Joe Williams), Mark A. Harrison (Doncie Ann), and Sonya C. Bratton. She is preceded by her late son, Russell H. Harrison. Her grandchildren are Kimberlee (Timothy) Williams and Laurie G. Bratton. She leaves behind five great-grandchildren, Lauren...
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Loretta Faye Holland

April 25, 1933 - September 7, 2017

Loretta Faye Holland, 84, passed away September 7, 2017. She was born April 25, 1933 in Ider, Alabama and is preceded in death by her parents, Chester and Myrtle Phillips Beaty; husband, Oliver Holland; sister, Dorothy Blaylock; brother, Lonnie Beaty.A home maker that enjoyed flower gardening, the Atlanta Braves and she was a member of Parkway Baptist Church, she is survived by her daughter,...
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Edith Lorene Gerald

December 16, 1926 - September 3, 2017

Edith Lorene Gerald, 90, passed away September 3, 2017. She was born December 16, 1926 in Smith County, TN to the late Jesse Peyton and Hattie Goad Hesson; and the last of nine children.A homemaker, who enjoyed flower gardening, cooking and sewing; she attended Metropolitan Baptist Church for over 35 years, she is survived by her daughters, Debra Lynne (David) Johnson, Lisa (Ralph) Eldridge;...
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Terry A. Kemp

March 22, 1949 - September 2, 2017

Terry A. Kemp, age 68, passed away September 2, 2017. He was preceded in death by parents Thomas and Clara Kemp and brother Thurman Kemp. Terry is survived by his wife Julie Kemp; daughters Stephanie Crain (Curtis) and Leah Hodges (Ben) and their mother Susan Kemp; step-daughter Hailee Jackson; grandchildren Tanner and MaKenzie Crain, Branley and Lanzlee Hodges, Brady and Shyla Jackson; brothers...
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Arthur Randall McNeese

September 20, 1951 - August 29, 2017

Arthur Randall (Randy) McNeese, Sr, born October 20, 1951, went home to his maker on August 29, 2017. Proceeded in death by mother, Mary Reather (Matthews) McNeese, father, Thomas Harrison McNeese, Sr., sister, Kassandra (Sandy) Draffin. Survived by loving wife of 46 years, Bettie Nevel (Sutton) McNeese; son, Arthur Randall (Jennifer) McNeese, Jr, daughter, Bridget Gail McNeese, son, Harrison...
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Carolyn Harper Burgess

March 26, 1938 - August 27, 2017

Carolyn Harper Burgess, age 79, passed away August 27, 2017. Preceded in death by husband of 57 years, Shirley W. Burgess. Survived by son Steve (Debbie) Burgess; daughter Jennifer (Jimmy) Upchurch; son Michael Burgess; one granddaughter Stacie (Eric) Petring; and three great-grandchildren Sophie, Turner, and Bennett. Carolyn, class of 1956, graduated from East High School. She was a devoted...
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Thelma P. Hughes

February 2, 1944 - August 27, 2017

Thelma Potts Hughes was a resident of Goodlettsville, Tennessee and was born on February 2, 1944 in Lake Charles, Louisianaand went to be with Jesus on August 27, 2017.The life she led between those two dates was filled with love and care her Savior, her family, her church and her friends. Thelma was preceded in death by her father and mother, William Everett and Margaret (Kelley) Potts; her...
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Bill H. Judd

April 3, 1929 - August 26, 2017

Bill H. Judd, age 88, passed away at his home on August 26, 2017. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 60 years, Vechel Judd; parents Burris and Nellie Judd; brothers Jack and Ben Judd; and sister Dimple Qualls. He is survived by his son Billy (Elaine) Judd; daughter Sandra (Chris) Adams; grandchildren Scott (Melinda) Judd, Robyn (Ryan) Stokes, and Chris (Theresa) Adams; 6 great...
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Margaret Mary Smith

April 28, 1922 - August 25, 2017

Margaret Mary Smith, 95, passed away August 25, 2017. She was born April 28, 1922 in Gaineboro, Tennessee she is preceded in death by her parents, Noah Lee and Vallie Effie Brown Chaffin; husband, James W. Smith; siblings, Bill, Lena, Ruth and Sam.Mrs. Smith is survived by her sons, James Smith, Earl Smith and Robert Smith; 7 grandchildren, Shela, Renee', Jamie, Joel, Lee, Lara, Brandon; 11...
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Sandra Ann Wilson

June 19, 1940 - August 22, 2017

Sandra Ann Wilson, age 77, of Madison, TN passed away on Tuesday August 22, 2017. Sandra was born June 19, 1940 in Nashville, Tennessee. Sandra graduated from East High School in 1957, she was a Metro school bus driver for 32 years and also worked as a Unit Clerk at Donelson (Summit) Hospital.Sandra is survived by; daughter Karen Durbeck of Lexington, Kentucky; and son Robert Wilson (Ruby);...
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Lillian Virginia Fuqua

December 20, 1928 - August 21, 2017

Lillian Virginia Cartwright Fuqua, 88, passed away Monday, August 21, 2017 in Nashville after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer's. She was born in Mount Juliet, Tennessee Thursday, December 20, 1928 and is preceded in death by her parents, John Thomas and Linda Jane Posten Cartwright; siblings, William (Felix) Cartwright, Annie Mae Cartwright Shoemake, John W. Cartwright, Ed Cartwright, Joe Cephus...
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Alvin Ernest Gilbert

August 4, 1943 - August 20, 2017

Alvin E. Gilbert, was born August 4, 1943 in Davidson County, TN and passed away August 20, 2017. He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Mai Gilbert; sister Syble Spann; brothers OL Gilbert and James Gilbert; son Michael Martin; and grandson Johnny Fitts, Jr. Alvin is survived by his wife of 45 years Betty Gilbert; son Greg Martin (Pat); daughters Geneine Martin, Gwen Harris (Don), and...
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Martha Bell Brooks

September 5, 1929 - August 18, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Forest Lawn Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens, Goodlettsville, TN.
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Eleanor Louise FIEDLER

December 2, 1930 - August 13, 2017

Eleanor Fiedler, age 86, passed away August 13, 2017. Preceded in death by husband Alvin Fiedler; daughter Linda Fiedler; daughter-in-law Bobbi-Jo Fiedler; and son-in-law Donald Taber. Survived by son Alvin Fiedler, Jr. (Jane), daughter Sharon Taber, son John Fiedler (Brenda); son Mark Fiedler (Brenda), son Jim Fiedler (Darcy Tremblay), daughter Carolyn Fiedler, and son Dave Fiedler.Eleanor was a...
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Judy Lee Bloodworth

February 16, 1950 - August 13, 2017

Judy Lee Bloodworth, age 67, passed away August 13, 2017. Born in Nashville, Tennessee February 16, 1950, she is preceded in death by her parents, Aubry and Lucille Sadler Tucker; sister, Bonnie Tidings; brother, Michael Spann.Working in distribution at Nortel Communications for 21 years, she is survived by her husband of 49 years, Edward Bloodworth; daughter, Angela Johnson, son, James...
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James Everett Boyd

May 23, 1932 - August 10, 2017

James E. Boyd, 85, passed away August 10, 2017. Born May 23, 1932 in Nashville, he is preceded in death by his parents Bernice Lee and Robbie Lee Boyd; wife, June Marie Boyd and daughter, Jennifer Lee Graves. An educator for 38 years in Nashville schools, and a Greyhound Bus driver during his summer breaks, he was a member of Edgefield Baptist Church, Inglewood Baptist Church, Alta Loma Baptist...
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Terry Lynn Morris

January 24, 1958 - August 7, 2017

Terry Lynn Morris, 59, passed away peacefully on Monday, August 7, 2017 at the Sarah Cannon Cancer Center after a strong battle against leukemia. Terry was a kind and caring person who always put the needs of others ahead of her own. She always greeted you with a smile. Terry never ceased to amaze her family and friends with her creativity. Terry was preceded in death by her beloved grandparents...
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Billy Knowles Jared

May 26, 1927 - August 5, 2017

Billy Knowles Jared died peacefully at Brookdale Assisted Living on August 5, 2017 in Goodlettsville, Tennessee at the age of 90. He was born on May 26, 1927, son of the late Joseph Summerfield and Lora Florence Knowles Jared. He was preceded in death by his wife of 60 years, Eva Faye Mackey Jared, his step-mother, Emma Lee Brown Jared, his brother Herbert Jared and his sisters Joan Holman and...
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Vada I. Campbell

September 14, 1921 - August 5, 2017

Vada I. Campbell "Nanny/Mimi", age 95, passed away August 5, 2017. She is survived by her daughter Jeanette Montgomery (Jimmy); grandchildren Renea Montgomery Quarles (Homer), Michelle Smith, and Tony Montgomery (Laura); great-grandchildren Amber Quarles Doty (Taylor), Shelby Quarles Fuson (Chris), Ryan Montgomery, Hailey Montgomery, Chelsea Petrie (D.J.), and Britney Smith; step great...
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