Cole & Garrett Funeral Home and Cremation Services

Our story began when the first Cole & Garrett Funeral Home opened its doors in 1865. Since then, we have been dedicated to providing families with professional and courteous service. Ours is a proud tradition, an honorable heritage, and a history that we share with the communities we serve. We have a simple goal: to continuously provide services to meet the individual needs of every family we serve and to ensure they are comfortable and secure with the choices they make. Our experience guides our care, and our history reminds us that we are first and foremost a family serving families. To us, what we do is more than just a business—it's a commitment to care. At Cole & Garrett Funeral Homes, we believe that every life is unique. Every funeral should be too. We celebrate life. We also offer The Simplicity Plan® prearrangement program, an easy way to handle an important family responsibility. Community Involvement At Cole & Garrett, we take pride in being part of the communities we serve. In addition to providing professional and caring funeral service to Tennessee families, we are proud to offer the use of our facilities to local organizations for meetings or get-togethers. We also provide grief seminars and support groups, memorial services, hospice programs, and a Memorial Tree program to remember loved ones during the holidays. We invite you to learn more about us by visiting any of our following locations. COLE & GARRETT FUNERAL HOME - GOODLETTSVILLE The Cole & Garrett Funeral Home in Goodlettsville, purchased in 1933, still retains the beauty and charm of a traditional colonial home. Later additions of spacious chapels, comfortable family rooms and new parking areas have made this stately building even more impressive. COLE & GARRETT FUNERAL HOME - HENDERSONVILLE At our Hendersonville location, you will find a more modern facility located on three acres of land with ample parking. Our funeral home offers a lovely chapel and a relaxing family room. COLE & GARRETT FUNERAL HOME - WHITE HOUSE White House is home to our third location. With an attractive red brick exterior, the funeral home features a large chapel, a pleasant family room and a convenient refreshment area on the premises. Constructed in 1955, the funeral home exemplifies Cole & Garrett's commitment to quality and excellence in family care.


Our Obituaries

Russell Eugene Baugh

July 21, 1923 - September 11, 2014

BAUGH, Russell Eugene age 91 of Hendersonville passed away September 11, 2014. He is preceded in death by his parents, James Russell and Glow Pauline Baugh; brothers, Paul and Dale Baugh. Col. Baugh is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Elisabetha Cassel Baugh; daughter, Carol (Tim) Webster; son, Steve (Evelyn) Baugh; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Col. Baugh served his...
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William Edward "Ed" Roland

January 31, 1931 - August 27, 2014

William Edward "Ed" Roland, Age 83, passed away August 27, 2014. He is preceded in death by his parents, William Lovell and Elizabeth Lee Pike Roland; brothers, Benjamin Forrest and James Wallace Roland. He is survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Virginia Cantrell Roland; daughter Bethany Wynn (Patrick) Brown; granddaughter, Calah Brook (Jonathan) Beckwith; grandson, Anthony Lain (Kadye)...
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Andrew Fowler Jackson

August 7, 1922 - August 27, 2014

Andrew Fowler Jackson, Age 92, passed away August 27, 2014. He was preceded in death by his parents, Louis C. and Annie Jackson; sisters, Okie Mai, Tommie and Edna Jackson; brother, William L. Jackson. He was survived by his his loving sister and brother, Frances Long and Lewis E. Jackson. He was a life long resident of Hendersonville. He was a veteran of WWII serving in the US Army and was in...
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Joan Francis Whitlow

November 15, 1942 - August 16, 2014

Joan F. Whitlow age 71 of Hendersonville passed away Saturday, August 16 2014. Family will receive friends Thursday, August 21, 2014 from 6-8pm at Cole & Garrett Funeral Home, Hendersonville, (615)824-8605.
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Donald Wayne Dickenson

January 6, 1934 - August 15, 2014

Don Dickenson, of Hendersonville, passed away August 15, 2014 at the age of 80. Mr. Dickenson was a loving and giving father and grandfather of 4 children, 9 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. Don was one of the founders of Middle Tennessee Youth Soccer. He coached Hendersonville Youth and High School Soccer for several years and took the High School team to a State Championship. He was...
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Sandra Kay Nelson

May 12, 1963 - August 7, 2014

Sandra was born in Nashville on May 12, 1963 and passed away on August 7, 2014 in Gallatin, TN. She is survived by her husband, Gary Nelson; sons, Phillip R. and Adam M. Nelson; mother, Shirley R. Madison; brother, Mark Madison (Stacey); sister, Debbie Raymer (Jerry) and brother-in-law, Mario Marin.
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Carolyn Louise Stabler

March 19, 1964 - July 28, 2014

STABLER, Carolyn Louise age 50 of Portland, TN passed away July 28, 2014. She is preceded in death by her father, John Mack Stabler Jr. She is survived by her mother, Carol of Brentwood, TN; brothers, Walt (Susan) of Franklin, TN and John (Darlene) of Cocoa, FL. Carolyn graduated from Western KY University and was employed in the Telecommunications Industry by Direct TV. Family will receive...
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Maryann Rose Serro

May 2, 1927 - July 22, 2014

Mrs. Serro was born in Pennsylvania on May 2, 1927 and passed away at Skyline Medical Center on Tuesday, July 22, 2014. She was preceded in death by her husband, Michael Angelo Serro. Survived by her sons, Rob, Michael, and Thomas Serro; grandchildren, Rebecca, Michael, Keith, Heather, Ryan, Christopher, Scott and Jennifer; great-grandchildren, Khloe and Landon.
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Juan Jose Ramirez

March 30, 1959 - July 19, 2014

RAMIREZ, Juan Jose age 55, of Hendersonville passed away July 19, 2014. Survived by his loving wife of 39 years, Amalia; sons, Johnny, Joe, Phillip and Chris; grandchildren, Briana, Kiley, Taigan and Bryson; Siblings, Mario, Susan, Olga and Monica. Family will receive friends 4-8 p.m. Monday, July 21, 2014. Cole & Garrett F.H., Hendersonville, 615-824-8605.
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Megan Allyn Dickerson

February 3, 1986 - July 14, 2014

DICKERSON, Megan Allyn age 28 of Hendersonville passed away July 14, 2014. She is preceded in death by her grandmother, Marlene Bailey; aunt, Bonnie Beth Bailey; uncle, James Dustin Bailey. She is survived by her beloved husband of 2 years, Scott Vernon; grandfather, James H. Bailey; mother, Miranda Bailey; sister, Jamie English; nephew, Dakota Bartlett. Family will receive friends Saturday July...
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Wilma Joyce Lee

October 14, 1937 - July 1, 2014

LEE, Wilma Joyce, of Hendersonville age 76, passed away July 1, 2014. She is survived by her loving husband, Paul; son, Ronnie (Misty) Lee; grandson, Brennar; extended family in West TN. Family will receive friends Wednesday July 2, 2014 4-8pm at Cole & Garrett, Hendersonville. Funeral Service Thursday 1pm with visitation 2hrs prior. Interment, Hendersonville Memory Gardens. COLE & GARRETT FH, ...
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John Alvin Lockerd

September 24, 1930 - June 22, 2014

LOCKERD, John A., age 83 of Hendersonville, passed away June 22, 2014. He is preceded in death by his parents, brother and sister. He is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Peggy; son, Hubert (Loretta) Lockerd; daughters, Charlynn (Ken) Foust and Robin (Thor) Hendrickson; 6 grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren. John was very proud of his military service and his numerous positions with the...
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Jack Lawrence Barton

June 25, 1923 - June 20, 2014

BARTON, Jack Lawrence, age 90 of White House, passed away June 20, 2014. He is preceded in death by his parents, Tom and Susan Barton; brother, Leonard Barton. He is survived by his loving wife of 29 years, Jennifer; children, Cecilia Barton Mapes, Jack Leslie Barton, Brenda Johnson, Diane Kruger and Larry Barton; grandchildren, Jackson, Fletcher, Renee, Jackie, Bart, Daryl, John, Angie and Lori;...
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Patricia Lynn Norfleet

July 7, 1962 - June 6, 2014

NORFLEET, Patricia Lynn, of Madison passed away June 6, 2014. Memorial Service Saturday June 14th 12noon with visitation 2hrs prior. COLE & GARRETT FUNERAL HOME, (615)824-8605.
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Jean Elease Demonbreun

January 20, 1926 - May 29, 2014

Jean was born in Davidson County and passed away at her residence in Gallatin, TN. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ollie Demonbreun, Sr. Survived by heer sons, Ollie Demonbreun, Jr (Melinda), David Demonbreun, Tim demonbreun (DeAnn), Steve Demonbreun (Trina); one brother and one sister; 12 grandchildren and seventeen great grandchildren. In lieu of flowers memorial may be made to...
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David Michael Parker

January 10, 1947 - May 28, 2014

Age 67 passed away May 28, 2014. He is preceded in death by his parents, Clyde and Helen Parker; brothers, Charles and Ronnie. David is survived by his loving wife of 42 years Betty Jean Davis Parker; brothers, Richard S. Parker and Terry Parker; sisters, Helen Davis and Judy Caldwell. Family will receive friends 3-4pm Saturday June 14 at First Baptist Church in Pegram, with the Memorial Service...
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James Frank Shoemake, Jr

July 6, 1946 - May 18, 2014

SHOEMAKE JR, James Frank age 67 of Hendersonville passed away May 18, 2014. He is preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Dorothy; sister, Jean Ferguson. He is survived by his wife, Brenda; daughters, Andrea (John) Fogarty and Heather Shoemake; grandson, Landon; grand-daughter, Brennen; brother, Billy (Paula) Shoemake; sisters, Mildred Snell, Dianne (Henry) Wills and Linda Long. Family will...
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Gary Wayne "Big Show" Bray

October 27, 1966 - May 11, 2014

BRAY, Gary W. "Big Show" age 47 of Shelbyville passed away May 11, 2014. He is survived by his mother, Mary Rhoades Owens; father, Gary Max (Merry) Bray; daughters, Charlyann Bray and Lesley Kirby; fiance', Jane Williams and sons; siblings, Anita Jansen, Beth Taylor and Adam Bray; numerous nieces and nephews. Visitation will be Wednesday May 14, 2014 10am-2pm with the Memorial Service to follow...
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Phyllis Jean Guy Wood

June 10, 1937 - April 27, 2014

WOOD, Phyllis Jean Guy, age 76 of Madison passed away April 27, 2014. She is preceded in death by her loving husband, William Harvey Wood; parents, Gus (Magnolia) Guy; siblings, Noble, Ralph, James and Moose Guy, Mildred Shackleford and Edith McWhorter. Survived by her daughter, Angie Wood; sister, Shirley (Robert) Hailey; niece, Samantha Klein-Scherbring; nephew, Harold (Thelma) Guy; sister n...
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Richard Edward Fellows

May 22, 1945 - April 10, 2014

FELLOWS, Richard age 68 of Hendersonville passed away April 10, 2014. No Services Sceduled. COLE & GARRETT FUNERAL HOME, (615)824-8605.
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Maxie Faye Salyers

November 15, 1938 - April 5, 2014

Maxie was born in Haleyville, Alabama on November 15, 1938 and passed away on April 5, 2014 in Hendersonville, TN. She lived a blessed and full life.She was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1985, and defeated it. She was one of M.D. Anderson Medical Center's longest breast cancer survivors, 29 years. She was a spirited lady who reluctantly took "no" as an answer in sales. She graduated college and...
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Barbara Joan Young

June 15, 1933 - March 23, 2014

YOUNG, Barbara Joan, age 80 of Springfield passed away March 23, 2014. NO SERVICES SCHEDULED. COLE & GARRETT FUNERAL HOME, (615)824-8605.
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Christopher Keith Aydelott

July 25, 1962 - March 23, 2014

AYDELOTT, Christopher Keith, age 51 of Hendersonville passed away March 23, 2014. Family will receive friends Saturday, March 28, 2014 12-2pm and the Memorial Service will follow at 2pm. COLE & GARRETT FUNERAL HOME, (615)824-8605.
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Jeffrey Hunter Skelley

November 10, 1959 - March 16, 2014

SKELLEY, Jeffrey Hunter age 54 of Hendersonville, passed away March 16, 2014. He is preceded in death by his brother, Paul Wesley Skelley; grandparents, John and Lois Reeves, Paul and Grace Skelley; step father, Pete McKee. He is survived by his loving wife of 32 years, Deena; sons, Shane and Nathan Skelley; mother, Judith McKee; father, Paul Skelley; step brothers, Scott (Belinda) McKee, Mark ...
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Glenda Agnes White

May 10, 1952 - March 11, 2014

WHITE, Glenda age 61 of Hendersonville, passed away March 11, 2014. She is preceded in death by her mother, Irene (Bob) Kirkpatrick; brothers, Kenneth Michael and James Edward Hobbs. She is survived by her son, David White; daughter, Melissa Qualls; grandchildren, Morgan, Briella, Bryson and Kaleigha; father, Kenneth W. (Elisabeth) Hobbs; step brothers, Andreas and Roger Hobbs. Family will...
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Elbert Lee George, Jr.

July 24, 1964 - March 10, 2014

GEORGE, E. Lee Jr., age 49 of Hendersonville, TN., passed away March 10, 2014. He is survived by his son, Brandon Lee George. No Services Scheduled. COLE & GARRETT FUNERAL HOME, (615)824-8605.
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Richard Dicky Wall

August 16, 1954 - March 7, 2014

Dicky passed away at his home of over 50 years in Hendersonville, Tn Friday, March 7, 2014.He worked 42 years as a pipe insulator for Local #86. He was preceded in death by his Mother, Irene Wall and his Father, Billy "Slim" Wall. Dicky is survived by his wife of 26 years, Tracie Wall; son, Ben Wall (Stephanie Rieck, Fiance'), daughter, Addie Wall; brother, Bill Wall (Deeanna) and Steve Wall ...
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Shelby Kimbrell Zeanah

February 10, 1939 - March 2, 2014

Mrs. Zeanah was born in Fayette County, Alabama and passed away at Skyline Medical Center in Nashville, TN. She was a graduate of the University of Alabama receiving her bachelor's, masters, and doctoral degrees all there. Mrs. Zeanah taught school at Bevill State Junior College and also Volunteer State Community College in Gallatin, TN. She is survived by her husband, John W. Zeanah, Jr.; son,...
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Wendy Michelle Lord

January 10, 1975 - February 27, 2014

LORD, Wendy Michelle Age 39 of Portland passed away February 27, 2014. She is preceded in death by her father, Harold Blair. She is survived by her loving husband of 3 yrs, David; daughter, Brittany Hendricks; grandchild, Kylea; mother, Bonnie; brothers, Ernie, Timmy, Jerry, Robert, Ricky, Rodney and Bryan; sister, Vonda. Visitation Friday, February 28, 2014 4-8pm. Service Saturday, March 1, 2014...
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Pauline Brown Cook

April 26, 1921 - February 23, 2014

COOK, Pauline age 92 of Nashville passed away February 23, 2014. She is preceded in death by her loving husband of 25 years, Bob; parents, Alex and Margaret Turner; sisters, Frances Wright and Louise Dyer. She is survived by her daughter, Linda F. Deering; grandson, Keith Deering; great grandson, Timothy Deering; sister, Bette Stegall; brothers, Edward and Jack Turner. Family will receive friends...
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Maxine Joan Knachel

January 5, 1931 - February 14, 2014

KNACHEL, Maxine Joan age 83 of Hendersonville passed away February 14, 2014. Family will have a Memorial Service at a later date. COLE & GARRETT FUNERAL HOME, (615)824-8605.
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Harry Larkin Stewart, Jr.

September 18, 1924 - February 14, 2014

Harry L. Stewart Hendersonville, TN Age 89 of Hendersonville passed away Feb. 14, 2014. Visitation 4-8 p.m., Monday February 17, 2014. Graveside Service 12 noon, Tuesday February 18, 2014 at Hendersonville Memory Gardens. COLE & GARRETT FUNERAL HOME, 824-8605.
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Terry Allen Hudson

December 14, 1961 - February 12, 2014

Terry Allen "Hud" Hudson Hendersonville, TN In the early morning hours of Wednesday, February 12, 2014, at approximately 6 a.m., Terry passed away peacefully and of natural causes, at his home located on Roberta Drive in Hendersonville, Tennessee. At the time of his passing, Terry was comforted by his fiancée, Bonnie Cash Hudson. Terry was born on December 14, 1961 and at the time of...
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Nancy Jacqueline Rappuhn

July 5, 1944 - February 1, 2014

Nancy Rappuhn Hendersonville, TN Nancy Jacqueline "Jackie" Rappuhn, age 69 of Hendersonville, left us to be with the Lord February 1, 2014. She is preceded in death by her husband, Gordon J. Rappuhn; parents, Mr. and Mrs. C.G. Nabors; brother, Sonny Elliott; sister, Juanita Hornbuckle. She is survived by her sons, Alex Rappuhn, Joe Lancaster; step-sons, Ed (Terry), Jeff (Charlotte),...
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Janie Estelle Jackson

March 2, 1927 - February 1, 2014

Janie Jackson Hendersonville, TN "Nannie", age 86 of Hendersonville passed away February 1, 2014. She is survived by her son, James (Louise) Jackson; daughters, Linda Faye Hayes and JoAnn Jackson; 8 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; 5 great great grandchildren. Family will receive friends Monday, February 3, 2014, 4-8 p.m. at Cole & Garrett, Hendersonville. Service Tuesday 2 p.m...
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William Dean Summers

November 25, 1935 - January 19, 2014

SUMMERS, William Dean age 78 of Cottontown passed away January 19, 2014. Family will receive friends Tuesday January 21, 2013 from 4-8 pm. Service Wedneaday January 22 at 11am with visitation 1hr prior. Interment, Hillcrest Cemetery. Cole & Garrett Funeral Home, (615)672-3936.
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Mary Frances East

July 17, 1930 - January 11, 2014

Mary Frances was born in Goodlettsville, TN on July 17, 1930 and passed away in Dickson, TN on January 11, 2014. She worked for 30 years as a patrol officer with the Hendersonville Police Department. She is survived by her children, Pamela S. Burton of Dickson, TN, Richard Alan East of Westmoreland, TN and Steven Mark Shanes of Lynchburg, TN; sister, Margaret Ann Stryker; grandchildren, Emily...
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Carolyn Jeanette Fedie

June 21, 1943 - January 2, 2014

FEDIE, Carolyn Jeanette age 70 of Nashville passed away January 2, 2014. Memorial Service at a later date. COLE & GARRETT FUNERAL HOME, (615)824-8605.
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Stacey Lynn Page

February 25, 1964 - January 1, 2014

PAGE, Stacey Lynn age 49 of Hendersonville passed away January 1, 2013. No Services scheduled at this time. COLE & GARRETT FUNERAL HOME, (615)824-8605.
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Meyhra Lea Davoren

February 3, 1942 - December 31, 2013

Meyrha was born on February 3, 1942 and passed away December 31, 2013. Meyhra was a resident of Hendersonville, TN. No Services Scheduled. COLE & GARRETT FUNERAL HOME, (615)824-8605.
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Marjorie Warren Shelton

November 9, 1915 - December 23, 2013

Marjorie Warren Shelton was born in Moulton, Alabama to the late Howard Pope and Mattie Lee McKelvy Warren. She died peacefully at home with her loving daughter by her side. She lived in Moulton, Alabama all of her life until moving to Hendersonville, TN in February 2005 to live with her daughter. She was a member of Moulton Church of Christ. She most loved spending time with her beloved children...
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Zonda Louise Seifers

January 8, 1944 - December 20, 2013

Zonda Louise Seifers was born on January 8, 1944, and passed away on December 20, 2013 in Hendersonville, TN after a long battle with liver disease. Zonda graduated from Michigan State with a degree in nursing and worked at St. Mary's Hospital in Reno, Nevada. Later she accepted a position with the State of Nevada as a supervisor and nurse for the alcohol and drug abuse unit at the State Hospital...
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Mary Elizabeth Taylor

February 22, 1923 - December 15, 2013

Mary Elizabeth was born in Lexington, TN and passed away Sunday, December 15, 2013 in Hendersonville. Preceded in death by her husband, John Sidney Taylor and son, Tony G. Armstrong. Survived by caregivers, Crickett Taylor King and husband Scott King; granddaughter, Sidney Elizabeth Hoeft; grandson Tanner S. King.Also, survived by daughter, Yohonna Taylor Rogers (Frank) and Kim Taylor Sharp ...
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Duncan Kennerly

July 8, 1920 - December 12, 2013

Duncan Kennerly, December 12, 2013, age 93, was born to William and Gladys Kennerly of Dover, TN on July 8, 1920. Survived by his devoted wife Carol, of 62 years; children, Tim Kennerly (Sue), Cathey Green (Shane), Tammy Kemp (Terry), Ellen Luis-Jorge (Juan); grandchildren, Ryan Green (Andrea), Corey Green, Matthew Kennerly, Christopher Luis-Jorge, Jonathan Luis-Jorge, Taylor Kemp, Tara Kemp. ...
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Virginia Josephine Frye

December 11, 1924 - December 11, 2013

FRYE, Virginia Josephine Curtis age 89 of Hendersonville, passed away December 11, 2013. She is preceded in death by her Loving husband of 43 years, Fred Frye Jr; daughters, Linda Ruark and Marsha Agee; brothers, Porter, Henry, Edward, John, Lincoln and Samuel Curtis; sister, Ellen Curtis Dean. She is survived by her grandchildren, Rachel (Scott) Glasgow, Christye Agee, Jason (Felicia) Agee,...
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Brian Zachary Gouldener

December 16, 1997 - December 11, 2013

GOULDENER, Zach age 15. Memorial Service Tuesday, December 17, 2013 6pm at Long Hollow Baptist Church, Hendersonville with visitation 2hrs prior. COLE & GARRETT FUNERAL HOME, (615)824-8605.
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Martha Lee Bozanich

February 13, 1923 - December 11, 2013

Mrs Bozanich was born on February 13, 1923 in Crossville, Tn. and passed away December 11, 2013 in Portland Tennessee. She was preceded in death by her husband, Alex Bozanich. She is survived by her daughters, Alexis Curtis (Mac), and Janis Bozanich and a son Nick Bozanich; 3 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made Oak Hill Senior Center, P.O. Box 104...
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Darrell Donovan Gibson

December 21, 1958 - November 6, 2013


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Victor "Vic" Langston

May 9, 1953 - November 5, 2013

Vic was born May 9, 1953 in Johnsonville, Missouri to Jesse M. and Nancy Lee Langston. He is survived by his son, Chad Lee Langston; daughter, Heather Nichole (Will) Haddix; grandchildren, Lindsey Langston, Krisanna and Lucas Haddix; brothers, Donald (Vicky), Cliff and Jesse (Vanessa) Langston; sister' Diana (Joel) Hendersonville.
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Scott Allen Covington

February 19, 1959 - November 3, 2013

Scott Covington; of Nashville. November 3, 2013, age 54. Preceded in death by his mother, Celia Covington; survived by his children, Taryn Covington, and Meagan Covington; granddaughter, Alonna; father, Joe Covington; sister, Vicki Payne (Mark); brother, Jon Covington (Cheryl). A gathering for friends and family will be at Cole & Garrett Funeral Home, White House on Tuesday from 5-7pm.
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Maxine Joyner Bowden

July 23, 1953 - October 29, 2013

Maxine Joyner Bowden, Of Gallatin. October 29, 2013 peacefully in her home at age 60. Preceded in death by her parents, Willie and Clara Mae Joyner; brother, Willie Joyner, Jr. Survived by her husband of 37 years, Carl Bowden; son, Hal Bowden; grandchildren, Mia Bowden, Jeriah Hightower, and Hallee Bowden; sister, Carol Ann (Arthur) Goodrich; brothers, Joe Russell (Dorothy) Joyner, Thomas Joyner,...
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Daren W. Lawrence

August 27, 1967 - October 27, 2013

Daren W. Lawrence. October 27, 2013, age 46. Preceded in death by his parents, Earl and Annie Lawrence. Survived by sister, Patricia (Darell) Cook; brothers, Thomas Lawrence, James (Gail) Lawrence, Larry Lawrence, Darrell (Kasie) Lawrence, and several nieces and nephews. Graduated Hendersonville High School class of 1985. Dedicated employee of Matco Business Forms for 28 years. Attended...
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David King Farber

November 24, 1963 - October 21, 2013

FARBER, David King age 49 of Washington DC, passed away October 21, 2013. He is survived by his mother and step father, Judy & Richard; sister, Dana Harding-Moore. No Services scheduled. COLE & GARRETT FUNERAL HOME, (615)824-8605.
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Mary L. Poindexter

December 3, 1923 - October 15, 2013

Mary L. Poindexter, of Hendersonville, age 89. Loving mother and wife, she passed away Tuesday October 15, 2013 at 8:04 p.m. She was preceded in death by her husband of 68 years, Frank Poindexter, and daughter, Frances Louise Poindexter. Her surviving children are Paul Lee Poindexter (Carolyn), John Mark Poindexter, Sr., and Sandra Lorraine Carpenter (Ray); ten grandchildren; fourteen great...
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Catherine B. Misch

November 18, 1926 - October 5, 2013


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David Neal Smith

March 18, 1948 - September 22, 2013

Smith, David Neal, age 65 of Hendersonville, September 22, 2013. Survived by his son, Daniel Smith. Visitation with the family wil be from 3 to 7 pm Monday, October 7, 2013 at Cole and Garrett Funeral Home, Hendersonville, Tennessee.
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Dianna Carol Frey

December 24, 1940 - September 22, 2013

Dianna was born in Rankin, Illinois on December 24, 1940 and passed away in Gallatin, TN on Sunday, September 22, 2013. She was a loving Mother, Grandmother and great-grandmother. Survived by her husband of 52 years, Richard F. Frey; daughters, Cathy (Dusty) Jordan, Stephanie (Sean) Armstrong, Michelle (Todd) Nichols; 6 grandchildren, 1 great-granddaughter; sisters, Melva Lauth, Nyla Starr, Joyce...
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Ella Louise Freeman

July 28, 1940 - September 18, 2013

Ella Louise Freeman, September 18, 2013, age 73 of Westmoreland. She was preceded in death by her husband, William E. "Ed" Freeman. Survived by her daughters, Teresa (Paul) Freeman; Tammy (Bobby) Crowder; grandchildren, William L. Bush, Nikki Farley, Cassy Adcock, Jackie Bennett; great-grandchildren, Audrey Farley, Bryson Bennett; brother, Roger Thaxton; sister, Mary Haynes. Visitation will be...
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Robert Bob-oka Waynick

November 3, 1931 - September 9, 2013

WAYNICK, Robert "Bob-oke", age 81 of Hendersonville, TN, passed away September 9, 2013. Bob died peacefully in his home with his loving wife Mary "Mary-oke", and his family at his bed side. He is preceded in death by his parents, Roderick and Mattie Waynick; brother, Fred Waynick. He is survived by his loving wife of almost 20 years, Mary "Mary-oke"; children, Jennie (Doug) Maysted of Three...
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Jimmy Wayne Hartley

June 27, 1965 - September 9, 2013

HARTLEY, Jimmy, age 48 of Hendersonville, passed away September 9, 2013. Preceded in death by his mother, Christine; He is survived by his loving wife of 19 years, Cindy; father, Edward Hartley Sr.; brother, Edward Hartley Jr.; numerous extended family. Family will receive friends Wednesday September 11, 2013 4-8pm at Cole & Garrett, Hendersonville. Memorial Service Thursday at 11am with...
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Dorothy "Dot" Dunn

February 1, 1925 - September 5, 2013

DUNN, Dorothy "Dot", September 5, 2013, age 88, of Hendersonville.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Woodford S. Dunn.  Survived by her sons, Daniel Dunn, Sr., and Tony Dunn; grandchildren, Daniel Dunn, Jr., Anthony J. Dunn, and Andrew T. Dunn; great-grandson Christopher.  Graveside service will be Monday September 9 at 11 am at Hendersonville Memory Gardens.
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Michael A. Serro

September 3, 1929 - September 2, 2013

Michael Angelo Serro, passed away September 2, 2013 at the age of 83. Formerly of Point Pleasant, NJ. Long time builder of custom homes. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army during the Korean War. Survived by his wife of 58 years, Mary Ann Serro; sons, Michael (Sharon), Thomas, and Robert (Carol); grandchildren, Rebecca, Michael, Keith, Heather, Ryan, Christopher, Scott, and Jennifer; great...
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William C. "Bill" House

July 20, 1927 - August 27, 2013

HOUSE, William C. "Bill", age 86 of Hendersonville, TN passed away Tuesday, August 27th at his residence. Bill was the son of the late Gordon L. and Mary Ellen Sheldon House of Greenville, MS. He was a graduate of the University of Mississippi in Oxford, a U.S. Navy veteran and a devoted and active member of St. Joseph of Arimathea Episcopal Church in Hendersonville. He is survived by his...
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Whitney Brooke Fisher

November 18, 1982 - August 23, 2013

.Whitney B. Fisher, August 23, 2013, age 30 of Hendersonville. Preceded in death by her grandparents, Glen and Hazel Hackett, Carthage, TN. Survived by her mother, Glenda (Gary) Ketterman; father, Paul (Shirley) Fisher; sister, Heather (Mike) Rigby; step-brothers, Shaun (Emily) and Kyle (Kristy) Ketterman; grandparents, Grady and Pauline Fisher. Whitney was a graduate of Hendersonville High...
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Clara Jean Hardin

November 4, 1932 - August 20, 2013

Clara Jean Hardin, August 20, 2013, age 80. She was preceded in death by her husband, Homer Hardin, Jr, and seven brothers and sisters; son, Gary Nelson, and his wife, Sandra Nelson; grandsons, Phillip and Adam Nelson; sister, Louise Robertson. She was a very loving and devoted wife, mother, and grandmother who will be greatly missed. Visitation will be at Cole & Garrett Funeral Home,...
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Henry David Pickral

March 30, 1944 - August 19, 2013

PICKRAL, Henry David, August 19, 2013, age 69 of Hendersonville. Survived by his wife of 49 years, Linda Pickral; daughter, Chris Broadrick; son, David Pickral; grandchildren, Matt Broadrick, Danielle Broadrick, Sydney Pickral, and Logan Pickral; brothers, James and Ollie Pickral; sisters, Shirley Gilliland, and Dorothy Fender. A memorial service will be held 1pm Friday at Long Hollow Baptist...
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Jesse Terrell

November 10, 1948 - August 16, 2013

Terrell, Jesse, age 64 of Hendersonville, Friday, August 16, 2013. He was a loving husband, father grandfather and friend and will be sadly missed by all who knew him. He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He was employed by Ozburn Hessey and attended Grace Church Of The Nazarene. He is survived by his wife, Judy Terrell; sons, Jason Terrell (Amanda) and Justin Terrell; brother,...
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Kerry Wayne Uhl

July 29, 1963 - August 13, 2013

Kerry Wayne Uhl was born in New York, New York and passed away in Hendersonville, TN. He was preceded in death by his mother, Peggy Holder. He is survived by his wife, Sharron Peterman; children, Anthony, Ashley, Allison Gage and Andrew Albert; father Albert Uhl; brothers, Brian (Cindy) Uhl and Michael Holder; sister, Lisa Uhl and sister-in-law, Karen (David) Johnson
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Jerry Lewis Owensby, Sr.

May 10, 1936 - August 8, 2013


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William Thomas "Bill" O'Brien

April 3, 1932 - August 7, 2013

William Thomas O'Brien "Bill", age 81 of Hendersonville. Born and raised in Lynn, MA. He moved to TN in 1962. Preceded in death by father, William Henry O'Brien; mother, Marion Mildred Murphy; step-father, Kenneth Kelty; daughter, Kathleen O'Brien; sister, Marnee O'Brien Buckley. Survived by loving wife Billie June O'Brien; daughter, Anita Lynn Covington, and husband Gary; grandchildren, Ross...
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Robert W. Wray

March 2, 1928 - August 5, 2013

WRAY, Robert W. August 5, 2013, age 85 of Hendersonville. Survived by his wife, Sandra Wray; children, Janet (Mark) Sullivan, William (Donna) Wray, Susan Estes; step-children, Tina (Bradley Arnall) Casteris, Lynda (Dean) Casteris-El-Hajj, George (Sarah Armstrong) Casteris, Michael Casteris; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Born in Bangor ME, he was a veteran of the United States...
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Sarah Brock

November 11, 1942 - July 20, 2013

Brock, Sarah Katherine, age 71 of Portland, passed away July 20, 2013. Preceded in death by her husband, Mitchell Brock; son, Scotty Brock; parents, Jess and Dora Blair. She is survived by her children, (Mary) Brock, David Brock, Christie Brock-Malone, Christopher Brock and George E. Brock; grandchildren, Joey, Crystal, Katie, Courtney and Ashley Brock, Carley Malone and Grayson Rodery; great...
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Willard "Bubba" Wood

December 24, 1948 - July 19, 2013

Wood, Willard "Bubba" 64 of Nashville, July 19, 2013. Preceded in death by his parents, Paul and Annie Mae Wood; sister, Pauline Napier; brother, Harvey Wood. Survived by his wife, Hilda Wood; daughter, Tricia (Rick) Halliburton; son, William (Crystal) Wood; brother, Arthur (Shirley) Wood; grandchildren, Rebecca Halliburton, Christa, Hannah, Garrett and Jacob Wood. Visitation will be at Cole and...
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Ira Shawn Strader

February 16, 1967 - July 9, 2013

Strader, Ira Shawn, age 46 of Hendersonville. Proceeded in death by his mother, Frances Strader, and his brother, Jamie Strader. Survived by his father, Gordon Strader; wife, Jennifer Strader; daughter, Selena Strader; sons, Sloane and Jacob Strader; sisters, Melissa Crum and Penelope Mason; brother, Jeff Strader. A gathering will be held at Cole & Garrett Funeral Home in Hendersonville on...
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Wilda Roach

March 15, 1929 - June 25, 2013

ROACH, Wilda Rae, Age 84 of Hendersonville. June 25, 2013. Preceded in death by her husband, E. C. Roach. Survived by her daughters, Roxy (Steve) Oeser and Tara (Steven) Fye; son, Richard (Vikki) Roach; grandchildren, Ashlea, Aubrey, Allison, Lindsay, Taylor, Skylar, Chase and Alex; great-grandchildren, Savannah, Bailey, Shelby, Blake, Jaxon and Ayden. Visitation will be at Cole & Garrett Funeral...
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Ernest George Oeser

January 14, 1939 - June 18, 2013

OESER, III, ERNEST GEORGE, 74 Hendersonville, June 18, 2013. Preceded in death by his son, Paul Eugene Oeser; parents, Ernest George and Lola Mae Steele Oeser. He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Geneva Orren Oeser, sons, Steve Edward (Julia) Oeser, Ernest George (Ranger) Oeser, IV; 3 grandsons and 4 great-grandchildren; sisters, Ann (Larry) Kuhns, Debbie (Jimmy) Cox. Visitation will be at...
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Paula Jeanenne Mosley

June 23, 1972 - June 10, 2013

MOSLEY, Paula Jeanenne, age 40 of Gallatin passed away June 10, 2013. Family will receive friends at Cole & Garrett Funeral Home, Hendersonville Thursday June 13, 2013 6-8pm. Funeral Service and Entombment will take place Saturday June 15, 2013 at Mountain Valley Memorial Park Mausoleum in Virginia. COLE & GARRETT FUNERAL HOME, (615)824-8605.
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Marguerite (Margie) Pate Yancey

October 3, 1938 - May 30, 2013

YANCEY, Marguerite (Margie) Pate; May 30, 2013, age 74. Preceded in death by her parents, F.M. Pate and Marguerite Lehning Pate. Survived by loving husband of 56 years, Charles Edward Yancey, Sr.; children, Belinda Yancey Harrison (Joel), Barbara Yancey Holder (Dan), Elizabeth Dorris, Charles Yancey, Jr. (Christie); brothers, Charles Pate (Kathy), Frank Pate (Krista); sister, Connie Knight (Bob...
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James M Masey

January 8, 1921 - May 24, 2013

Masey, James M.,age 92 of Hendersonville, passed away Friday, May 24th at his residence. He is survived by his wife, Ruth Rowland Masey; sons, David (Diane) Masey, Stephen (Catherine)Masey, and Timothy (Elizabeth) Masey; sister, Thelma Masey; grandchildren, Adam David Masey, Aaron Daniel (Katie) Masey, Erin Rebecca (Achile) Bourquin,Rachel Elizabeth Masey, Nathan James (Miriam) Masey, Marissa...
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Fred Allen Belt

January 14, 1942 - May 8, 2013

Fred was born in Cleveland, Ohio on January 14, 1942 and passed away in Gallatin, TN on May 8, 2013. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and had retired from Peterbilt. Fred was preceded in death by his parents, Walter and Margie Belt and brothers, Gerald, Lawrence and Billy Belt. Fred is survived by his wife, Fran Belt; brothers, Melvin (Sue), Garry (Gwen) and David (Wanda Belt; and also...
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Homer Marshall Hardin, Jr.

April 11, 1928 - May 6, 2013

Mr. Hardin was born in Illinois in 1928 and passed away May 6, 2013 in Hendersonville Medical Center in Hendersonville, TN. He was a member of New Testament Church in Millersville, TN. He is survived by his wife, Clara Jean Hardin; son, Gary (Sandra) Nelson; daughter' Brenda Gail (Dennis) Barber; grandchildren, Aaron (Amanda) Hardin, Isabella, Dale Suttle, Jr., Jeremy Suttle, Barrett Suttle,...
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Sara "Sally" Hitchcock Bumpous

May 4, 2013

Sara Hitchcock Bumpous (Sally) entered into eternal rest with God on 5-4-2013. She graduated from Peabody Demonstration School and George Peabody College. After graduation from college, she taught Spanish at Donelson High School. Sally was an avid tennis player. She played for over 30 years with the same ladies tennis team in Hendersonville. She also enjoyed composing her own songs on piano...
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Ezell Woodard

November 26, 1930 - April 16, 2013

WOODARD, Ezell, April 16, 2013, age 82 of Hendersonville. Preceded in death by his son, David Ezell Woodard. Survived by his wife of 61 years, Evelyn Woodard; daughter, Janet Webb (Dwayne); grandchildren, Maegan (Greg) Hagedorn, and Haeley Webb; brothers, Sammy, Russell, and Alford Woodard. Funeral Service will be 2 pm Friday April 19, at Victory Missionary Baptist Church, with visitation from...
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Lois Cecelia Dorris

December 11, 1916 - April 16, 2013

DORRIS, Lois Cecelia, April 16, 2013, age 96 of Hendersonville. Preceded in death by her husband of 63 years William C. Dorris, Sr.; parents, Cecil and Nannie Kirkham. Survived by her children, Anne Harris, William C. (Lee) Dorris, Jr., Nancy (Dan) Alvis; grandchildren, Lisa Herhold, Lori Meeks, Len Chapman, Doug Eakins, Jeff Dorris, Kelli Dorris, Lance Alvis, Shane Alvis; thirteen great...
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Gloria June Brown

June 1, 1940 - April 6, 2013

BROWN, Gloria June, April 6, 2013, age 72 of Hendersonville. Survived by her devoted and loving husband of 55 years, Sherman Brown; sons, Kevin (Kelly) Devin, and Brandon; twelve grandchildren; two great grandchildren. Mrs. Brown was a member of the Hendersonville Church of Christ. Visitation will be at Cole & Garrett Funeral Home, Hendersonville Monday from 2-8. Chapel service will be 11 am...
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Jerry Wayne Fox, Sr.

January 19, 1943 - April 2, 2013

He is survived by his wife, June Fox of Hendersonville; 3 children, Jerry (Irene) Fox, Jr. Hendersonville, Natalie (Kenneth) Dawson, Clarksville, and Corrine Fox, Hendersonville; 4 grandchildren, Tara Wilson, Cindy Fox, Crysta Wilson, and Syenna Korgel; 1 great-grandson, Skyler Johnson. Jerry is preceded in death by his parents, Joe and June Fox and his brother, Jimmy Fox. Jerry was born and...
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Charles Ray Barnes

November 23, 1945 - April 2, 2013

He was born in Crab Orchard, TN on November 23, 1935 and passed away in Springfield, TN on April 2, 2013 after a lengthy illness of Parkinson's and dementia. He was the third of four children born to Lloyd and Martha Barnes. He became a Marine during the Korean War and then married Edna McNeil on March 9, 1957. He was a member of IBEW union retiring in 1997. He attended Millersville Church of...
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Harriet Hudson Johnson

January 31, 1941 - March 30, 2013

Harriet was born in Memphis, TN on January 31, 1941 and passed away in Hendersonville, TN on March 30, 2013. She was preceded in death by her parents, Harry Lee and Elizabeth Hudson; her husband, Louis and a sister, Martha Kus. Harriet is survived by her sons, Bart Hall (Lisa) and Jeff Johnson; daughter, Laura Ivie (Jeff); grandchildren, Sallye, Matt, and Hannah Hall, Allan, Elizabeth and Mary...
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Delmar Cochran

October 5, 1931 - March 23, 2013

COCHRAN, Delmar D., March 23, 2013, age 81. Of Hendersonville. Formerly of Austinburg, OH. Son of Nelson and Cordelia Cochran. He was preceded in death by his sons, Shawn and Alan Cochran, and several brothers. Survived by his wife of 50 years, Mabel Offi Cochran; daughter, Tammy Cochran; grandson, Shawn Alan Cochran. Mr. Cochran served in the United States Navy during the Korean War. He...
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Michael David Gentry

December 27, 1954 - March 21, 2013

Michael was born in Madison, TN December 27, 1954 and passed away at Alive Hospice Skyline Madison Campus Thursday, March 21, 2013 at the age of 58. He was formerly an Al Menah Shrine Clown. He worked for Maxwell Roofing Co. for 30 years, beginning as an apprentice and ending as sheet metal supervisor. He was a member of Harley Club My Brother's Keeper. Preceded in death by his father, Morgan...
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John Daniel Casey

December 20, 1927 - March 9, 2013

CASEY, John D. March 9, 2013, age 85 of Hendersonville. Survived by his wife of 60 years Mary F. Casey; children, Patrick Casey, Cynthia Sampson-Sellers, Karen (Gary) Merritt, John Casey; sister Joan (Ron) Bobinsky; grandchildren, Casey Merritt, Marilyn Merritt. Served as Platoon Sargeant in the United Sates Marine Corps. during WWII. Formerly of Ft. Lauderdale, FL, Mr. Casey was retired as...
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Dorothy Ann Frederick

November 21, 1948 - February 24, 2013


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Irene Jackson Kirkpatrick

July 24, 1935 - February 20, 2013

Mrs. Kirkpatrick was the former owner of Irene's Frontier Kitchen. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bob Kirkpatrick; sons, Jimmy and Kenneth "Butch" Hobbs; granddaughter, Brandi Porter. She is survived by her daughter, Glenda White; grandchildren, Robin Porter, David White, Melissa Qualls, Kenny, Shanna, Misty, Crystal and Michael Hobbs; 22 great-grandchildren; 5 great-great...
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Herman Leslie Winters

August 15, 1923 - February 18, 2013

WINTERS, Herman Leslie, February 18, 2013, age 89 of Madison. He was a Navy veteran of World War II. Survived by wife 70 years and 3 months, Waurine Winters; daughter, Gloria Linnertz; sons, Donald Winters, and Steven (Carolyn) Winters; grandchildren, Todd Winters, Tracey Jenkins, Gregory Winters, Leslie Winters, Jared Winters; great-grandchildren, Heather (Dustin) Sellards, Tiffany Winters,...
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Lonnie G. Davis

January 30, 1939 - February 4, 2013

Davis, Lonnie G. age 74 of Hendersonville passed away February 4, 2013. Preceded in death by his father, Burleen Davis and sister, Sandra Currey. He is survived by his wife, Caroline Davis; children, Colleen (Jonathan) Hole, Julie (Peter) Mahr, Andy (Marla) Davis, Sherrie Smith, Laurie (Jonathan) Pillsbury, Wanda Johnson, Sandra, Meicr, Tammy (Dean) Himmerman, Kimberly (Dennis) Jacobs, Dawn...
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Mary Louise Timmons

September 28, 1916 - January 27, 2013

Mary Louise was born in Hendersonville, TN on September 28,1916 and passed away at her son's home on January 27, 2013. She was preceded in death by her parents, A.P. Gibson and Rosa Adeline Frazor Gibson. Survived by her son, Robert (Mary Ann) Timmons; grandchildren, Joe (Tina) and Robert (Jana); great-grandchildren, Heather (Andrew) Stone, James Timmons, Elizabeth (Alexander) Seaborne, Raychel...
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Grafton Dwane Baxter, Sr.

March 3, 1927 - January 24, 2013

Grafton was born in Joelton, TN and passed away at his home in Hendersonville, TN. He was a World War II veteran and an active bowler and fisherman. Preceded in death by his parents, Zoll and Annie May Baxter and his brothers, Russell and Clayton Baxter. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Mary Jean Cato Baxter; son, Dwane (Linda) Baxter, Jr.; grandchildren, Michael (Rachel) Baxter, Connie...
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Faye Lynn Latimer

November 11, 1958 - January 1, 2013

Latimer, Faye Lynn, age 54 of springfield. Visitation with the family will be from 5-9 pm Thursday and 3-7 pm Friday. The service will follow at 7 pm Friday at Cole & Garrett Funeral Home, Hendersonville, TN.
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Virgil Hyde

May 15, 1936 - December 31, 2012

Survived by his wife, Betty Hyde; daughters, Deborah Jones and Tammy Sterling; grandchildren, Megan, Toby, Chelsea, and Isabella; great-grandchildren, Isaiah and Devin; sister, Faye Dunavent.
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Carl William Cherrier, Jr.

June 14, 1960 - December 24, 2012

Carl was born in Plymouth, Mass. on June 14, 1960 and passed away December 24, 2012 at his home in Hendersonville, TN. He was preceded in death by his parents, Carl William, Sr. and Ruth Horan Cherrier. His is survived by his wife, Deborah Cherrier and a sister, Isabel Marshall. A memorial will be held for Carl at a later date.
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