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Eloise ‘Lois’ Powers

Eloise “Lois” Powers, age 66, of Springfield, passed away Tuesday, April 11, 2017, at Gallatin Health Care.

She was preceded in death by: brothers, Jack, Eugene & Bobby Roddy; sisters, Joan Hauskins, Joyce Stafford & Connie Cothron.

Survivors are: son, Stephen Powers of Springfield; two brothers, Charles (Betty) Roddy of Lafayette, Will (Nina) Roddy of Hartsville; sister, Wanda Smith of Hartsville.

Funeral services were held in the chapel of Anthony Funeral Home on Saturday, April 15, officiated by Bro. John Cantrell.

Pallbearers were: Stephen Powers, James Churchman, Matt & Michael Smith, Davy Cothron and Danny Joe Satterfield.

Interment was in Hartsville Memorial Gardens.

Anthony Funeral Home, Inc., 337 McMurry Blvd., Hartsville, TN 37074, anthonyfhhartsville.com, was in charge of arrangements.

Jeffery Lynn Humes

Jeffery Lynn Humes, age 51, of Hartsville, passed away Friday, April 14, 2017 at Greenview Regional Hospital in Bowling Green, Ky.

Survivors are: son, Eric Humes of Hartsville; mother, Linda Taylor of Hartsville; brother, Anthony (Wendy) Humes of Sparta; half-brother, Ricky Humes of Carthage; half-sister, Crystal (Scotty) Claridy of Hartsville.

Funeral services were held in the chapel of Anthony Funeral Home on Monday, April 17, officiated by Bro. Terry Ray.

Interment was in Dixon Springs Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association.

Anthony Funeral Home, Inc., 337 McMurry Blvd., Hartsville, TN 37074, anthonyfhhartsville.com, was in charge of arrangements.

Tommy J. Ladd

Tommy Ladd, age 66, of Old Hickory, passed away on March 29, 2017.

Tommy was a 1968 graduate of Trousdale County High School.

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He was preceded in death by: first wife, Mary Ladd; second wife, Wilma Murphy Marks Ladd; parents, Roy S. and Virginia Neal Ladd.

Survivors are: sister, Paulette (Larry) Gregg; stepchildren, Kathy (Billy) Beliles, James Larry (Teresa) Marks; nephews, Darrell W. Jenkins, Brian (Angie) K. Jenkins, Aaron Poe; grand-nieces and nephews, Kayla Jenkins, Justin Jenkins, Jade Poe, Randy Poe.

Funeral services wee conducted at Sellars Funeral Home in Lebanon on Saturday, April 2, officiated by Bro. Donald Owen.

Pallbearers were: Darrell Jenkins, Brian Jenkins, Billy Beliles, Dwight Jewell, Lewis White and Jackie Arnold. Honorary pallbearers were: Aaron Poe, Larry Gregg, Jerry Robertson.

Interment was in Wilson County Memorial Gardens.

John Wayne Dies

John Wayne Dies, age 73, of Castalian Springs, passed away Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at his home.

He was preceded in death by: two sisters, Helen Cothron & Nina Bundy; two brothers, Earl Dies & Roy Dies Sr.

Survivors are: wife, Jan Dies of Castalian Springs; two sons, Gary Wayne (Connie) Dies of Lebanon; Shane (Susan) Bundy of Lebanon; daughter, Denise (Benji) Blair of Hartsville; two stepdaughters, Shonna (Jimmy) Horton of Lebanon, Denise (Johnny) Brewington of Lebanon; 16 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren; two sisters, Jackie Witherspoon of Hermitage, Joyce (Marion) Duncan of Mt. Juliet.

Memorial services were in the chapel of Anthony Funeral Home on Thursday, April 6, officiated by Bro. Pierce Dodson.

Visitation with the family will be from 3 PM until service time Thursday.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society or the Providence Cumberland Presbyterian Church.

Anthony Funeral Home, Inc., 337 McMurry Blvd., Hartsville, TN, 615-374-2280, anthonyfhhartsville.com, was in charge of arrangements.

Jackie Wynell Dies Witherspoon

Jackie Wynell Dies Weatherspoon, age 93, of Mt. Juliet, , died April 5, 2017.

Mrs. Weatherspoon was a native of Hartsville. She was born Feb. 5, 1924 and was the daughter of the late John and Opal Kitrell Dies.

Mrs. Weatherspoon was married to Lt. Col. James A. Weatherspoon, who preceded her in death on Jan. 10, 2002.

She was also preceded in death by: her siblings, Helen Cothron, Nina Bundy, Earl Dies, Roy Dies and Wayne Dies.

Mrs. Weatherspoon was the loving and supportive wife of a 30-year Marine Corps veteran. In all of the moves and disruptions that come with military life, she always made each new house into a home for her family.

Survivors are: two children, Mike (Katie) Weatherspoon of McMinnville, Patti (Scott) Blackwell of Hermitage; sister, Joyce (Marion) Duncan of Mt. Juliet; two grandchildren, Jaclyn (Steven) Van Vliet of Charlotte, NC, Michael Blackwell of Alexandria, VA; two great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were conducted on Saturday, April 8, at Bond Memorial Chapel in Mt. Juliet, with Paul Roberts officiating.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that you consider a donation in her name to the Semper Fi Fund or Alive Hospice of Nashville.

Don A. Wright Sr.

Dr. Don A Wright Sr., age 78, of Gallatin, passed away Saturday, March 18, 2017.

He was preceded in death by: sister, Dexter Diane Weaver; mother, Juanita Barr Wright; father, Romulus Claiborne Wright.

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Survivors are: daughter, Roberta (Robbie) DiAnn Cartwright (John) of Louisville, CO; three sons, Romulus Claiborne (Clay) Wright III of Rock Island, Don Arthur Wright Jr. and Clark Brickey Wright, both of Gallatin; nephew, Paul David Weaver II of Cincinnati; niece, Angela Weaver Balos of Eagle River, AK.

Born and raised in Hartsville, Dr. Wright graduated from McCallie (Chattanooga) and in 1960 from Vanderbilt University, where he was a brother of SAE fraternity. He attended medical school at the University of Tennessee-Memphis, from which he graduated in 1963, and completed his residency at the University of Alabama in Birmingham in 1965. He then served as a physician for the Army at Hunter Air Force base before being discharged as a Major. Savannah, GA, remained his home, where he practiced as a rheumatologist with Abercorn Medical Group for 23 years.

In 1993, he and his family returned to Middle Tennessee to begin a new practice in Gallatin with Sumner Medical Group, where he enjoyed practicing until retiring in 2008.

Dr Wright was an expert marksman and took much pride in teaching and introducing safe practice with firearms to others. When he wasn’t seeing patients, Don enjoyed fishing, boating, genealogy, local history, and was an active member of the Gallatin Rotary Club and Friends of Bledsoe Creek state park.

Visitation with the family will be held at the Hartsville United Methodist Church from 2-4 p.m. on Sunday, April 2, 2017.

Graveside service will follow at the Hartsville Cemetery, officiated by Bro. Charles Smith.

Anthony Funeral Home, Inc., 337 McMurry Blvd., Hartsville, TN 37074, 615-374-2280. anthonyfhhartsville.com, was in charge of arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Rotary Club of Gallatin (gallatinrotary.org) or the Alzheimer’s Association (alz.org).

Bessie Mai Wilkerson

Bessie Mai “Peggy” Wilkerson, age 85, of Dixon Springs, passed away Monday, March 13, 2017, at the Hartsville Convalescent Center.

She was preceded in death by: husband, Kenneth Wilkerson; grandson, Pete Wilkerson.

Survivors are: son, Mike (Grace) Wilkerson of Hartsville; granddaughter, Heather (Randall Blair) Wilkerson; three great-grandchildren, Brandon, Kensleigh & Kylie.

Funeral services were held in the chapel of Anthony Funeral Home on Thursday, March 16, officiated by Bro. Randy Swaffer.

Pallbearers were: Randall & Brandon Blair, Jerry, Randy & Phillip Dickerson and Dusty Sutton.

Interment was in Dixon Springs Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Anthony Funeral Home, Inc., 337 McMurry Blvd., Hartsville, TN, 615-374-2280, anthonyfhhartsville.com, was in charge of arrangements.

Charles Howse Partee

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Charles Partee, age 82, passed away on March 2, 2017. No services are scheduled.

Mr. Partee was an electrician, with service in the United States Air Force.

Survivors are: brother Al L. (Candace) Partee, Jr.; four nieces and nephews, Peggy Jo (Rusty) Thompson, Janet Partee, Al L. (Debra) Partee III, and Robert P. (Claudia) Porter; numerous grand-nieces and grand-nephews.

He is preceded in death by: wife Faith Partee, parents Al. L. Partee and Josephine Partee Miller.

Sellars Funeral Home, Lebanon TN 615.444.9393.

Alberta Beal Leath

Alberta Beal Leath, age 99, of Hartsville, passed away Thursday, March 9, 2017 at her home.

She was preceded in death by: husband, John Aubrey Leath; brothers, Mynette Beal & J.H. Beal; sister, Mildred Oglesby Dalton.

Survivors are: two daughters, Sue (Terry) Maddox of Gatlinburg, Angela (Glenn) Lindsay of Knoxville; four grandchildren, Jacqueline Arthur, Jenny Arthur, Lisa Frutchey, John Brower; four great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 19, at First Baptist Church, officiated by Bro. Darryl Turner.

Visitation with the family will be from 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Sunday at Anthony Funeral Home.

Interment will be in the Hartsville Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 291, Hartsville, TN 37074, Trousdale County Historical Society, C/O Rose Allen Kelley, 1555 Starlite Rd., Hartsville, TN 37074 or the charity of your choice.

Anthony Funeral Home, Inc., 337 McMurry Blvd., Hartsville, TN 37074, anthonyfhhartsville.com, was in charge of arrangements.

J.C. Warner

J.C. Warner, age 69, of Hartsville, passed away Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at Sumner Regional Medical Center in Gallatin.

He was preceded in death by: parents, Jeff & Agness Warner; sister, Debbie Pendley; brother, Ronnie Sykes; grandson, Joseph Blake Jenkins; stepdaughter, Tammy Jenkins.

Survivors are: son, Stacy (Terry) Warner of Hartsville; two daughters, Angie (James) Stafford of Lafayette, Brandy (Rodney) Jones of Hartsville; seven grandchildren, Cody (Brook) Warner, Derrick Linder, Jada Jones, Houston, Sierra & Dalton Stafford, John Jenkins; four great-grandchildren; two brothers, Larry (Debbie) Warner of Hartsville, Donnie (Kari) Sykes of Hartsville, companion, Martha Jent.

Funeral services were held in the chapel of Anthony Funeral Home on Friday, March 3, officiated by Eld. Eddy Gregory.

Pallbearers were: Cody Warner, Bobby Livingston, Mark Spivey, Johnny Boles, Joseph McCall and Derrick Linder.

Interment was in Hartsville Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to the Sara Cannon Cancer Center.

Anthony Funeral Home, Inc., 337 McMurry Blvd., Hartsville, TN 37074, 615-374-2280, anthonyfhhartsville.com, was in charge of arrangements.

Donald M. Lake

Donald M. Lake, age 80, owner of King’s Court Apartments in Hartsville, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017.

A Celebration of Life service is scheduled for Thursday, March 2, at Community Church in Hendersonville. Visitation will be from 6-7 p.m., with service to begin at 7 p.m.

Peggy Reece

Peggy Reece, 72, of Hartsville, died following a long battle with cancer at 9:51 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017 at the Hartsville Pike home of her sister in Castalian Springs. She was under the care of High Point Hospice.

One of nine children of the late Wally J. “J. Bird” Burton and Modie B. Angel Burton, she was born Peggy Sue Burton in Carthage on Oct. 16, 1944.

A son, Scotty Dale Reece, preceded her in death as the result of an automobile accident on Halls Hill on May 6, 1992 at the age of 21; and a grandson, Justin Lynn Reece, who died at birth preceded her in death on March 10, 1989.

She was also preceded in death by two siblings, Diane Bishop, who died Jan. 8, 2017 at the age of 68 and by J. C. Burton.

On June 17, 1961, she was united in marriage to William Carl Reece Jr., who preceded her in death on Oct. 17, 2012 at the age of 69, following over 51 years of marriage.

Mrs. Reece was a member of the Goodwill Missionary Baptist Church.

Survivors are: two sons, Ricky (Carol) Reece Sr., Steven Lynn Reece, both of Hartsville; four sisters, Debra Labee of Castalian Springs, Thelma Sadler of Gallatin, Yvonne Smith of Lebanon, Hazel Bayer of Atlanta; two brothers, Ronnie (Shelby) Burton of Gordonsville, Tony (Christine) Burton of Hartsville; four grandchildren, Helga (Matthew) Gammons, Christy Reece, Ricky Reece Jr., Carlton Reece; six great-grandchildren.

Graveside services were conducted on Thursday, Feb. 23 from the Dixon Springs Cemetery. Her former pastor, Eld. Eddie Gregory, officiated. Burial followed in the Reece family lot in the Beasley-Brooks section of Dixon Springs Cemetery.

Ruth Lucille Waite Gregory

Ruth Lucille (Lucy) Waite Gregory, age 83, went to be with the Lord on Feb. 18, 2017, after a lengthy illness. She was born on June 21, 1933, in Aberdeen, Miss., to Kirk and Lucille (Crenshaw) Waite. In 1950 she married James Edward (Ed) Gregory.

In 1959 the young couple and their family moved to Shelbyville. Lucy had a lengthy career in the accounting department at Duck River Electric, retiring in 1998. Ed and Lucy enjoyed gardening and following the Shelbyville Eaglette girls’ basketball team.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years and her brothers, Kirk Waite, Jr. and Lem Waite.

Mrs. Gregory is survived by her children: Ed (Carolyn) Gregory of Hendersonville, Sharon (Gary Trail) Brown of Smyrna, Mike (Lisa) Gregory of Shelbyville; 10 grandchildren: Chris Gregory of Hartsville, Kelly (Amanda) Gregory of Gallatin, Carrie Hackney; Emily (Tim Choate) of Chesapeake, VA, Ashley (Bryce Brisco) McWhirter of West Fork, AR; Michael (Amy) Gregory of Shelbyville, Jennifer (Jeffrey) Wiser of Shelbyville, Cindy (Andrew) Stickler of Shelbyville, Matt Gregory of Bell Buckle, Calli Gregory of Shelbyville; 11 great-grandchildren: Jay Gregory, Brooklyn Parker, Beth Ferrell, Gracie Choate, Mattie Gregory, Maddox Gregory, Miccah Gregory, Hunter Elliott, Nicholas Wiser, Austin Stickler, Ethan Stickler; 1 great-great grandchild: Christian Lastfogel.

A celebration of Mrs. Gregory’s life will be held at Doak-Howell Funeral Home in Shelbyville, on Thursday, Feb. 23, at noon, officiated by Bro. Dave Turner.

Interment will be on Sunday, March 5, at 2 p.m. at Hazel Cemetery, Bell Buckle, TN.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Dementia Society of America, Avalon Hospice of Murfreesboro, or a charity of your choice.

L.C. Rush

L.C. Rush, age 87, of Hartsville, passed away Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017 at Sumner Regional Medical Center in Gallatin.

She was preceded in death by: husband, Billie Rush.

Survivors are: two special nieces, Linda Gammons of Hartsville, Barbara (Pete) Scruggs of Hartsville; several other nieces and nephews; half-sister, Treva Dean Butcher of Lebanon.

Funeral services were held in the chapel of Anthony Funeral Home on Saturday, Feb. 18, officiated by Eld. Kenneth Graham.

Pallbearers were: Darrell & Keith Gross, Garrett & Carlton Baker, Josh Scruggs and Heath Woodard.

Interment was in Hartsville Memorial Gardens.

Memorial donations may be made to the Fred A. Vaught Library.

Anthony Funeral Home, Inc., 337 McMurry Blvd. Hartsville, TN 37074,

615-374-2280, anthonyfhhartsville.com, was in charge of arrangements.

Elizabeth Mae Patterson

Elizabeth Mae Patterson, age 98, of Bethpage, passed away Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017 at NHC Health Care in Springfield.

Graveside services were held at the Hartsville Memorial Gardens on Wednesday, Feb. 22, officiated by Eld. Brent Hall.

Anthony Funeral Home, Inc., 337 McMurry Blvd., Hartsville, TN 37074, 615-374-2280, anthonyfhhartsville.com, was in charge of arrangements.

Dortch Allen Halliburton

Dortch Allen Halliburton, age 81, of Hartsville, passed away Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017 at Tennova Health Care in Lebanon.

She was preceded in death by husbands, Thomas Halliburton, Major Gregory and Hagar Farley.

Survivors are: two sons, Henry (Sherry) Halliburton of Hartsville, Danny (Sherry Givens) Haliburton of Hartsville; five grandchildren, Danya (Scotty) Cox, Bradley (September) Haliburton, Tommy (Nikki) Haliburton, Jamie Garrett & Terri (Lonnie) Taylor; eight great-grandchildren, Gavin Lamb, Brayden Cox, Bradley Crook, Knox Haliburton, Taylor (Bug) McIntosh, Justin Givens, Maeliegh Lamb and Briley Stallings; one great-grandchild due in May, Rosabella Haliburton.

Funeral services were held in the chapel of Anthony Funeral Home on Wednesday, Feb. 15, officiated by Eld. Kenneth Graham.

Pallbearers were: Hank Eden, Joe McIntosh, Greg Stallings, Frankie Adams, Tony Dyer and Gavin Lamb.

Interment was in the Dortch Allen Family Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Anthony Funeral Home, Inc., 337 McMurry Blvd., Hartsville, TN 37074, 615-374-2280, anthonyfhhartsville.com, was in charge of arrangements.

Joan Gertrude Stevens

Joan Gertrude Stevens, age 77, of Gallatin, passed away Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017, at Skyline Medical Center in Goodlettsville.

She was preceded in death by: parents, Warren J. & Cora Cote; husband, Kenneth Stevens; son, Neal Stevens; two brothers, Richard & Sheldon Cote.

Survivors are: four sons, Michael Williams of Gallatin, Jeffrey C. Williams of Bradenton, FL, Randall Williams of Gallatin, Christopher (Shay) Stevens of Gallatin; two daughters, Michele Stevens of Kennesaw, GA, Stephanie Stevens of Boston, MA; 13 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; three brothers, Roger Cote of Connecticut, Bob Cote of Connecticut, Billy Cote of Maine; sister, Judy Oullatte of Maine.

Funeral services were held in the chapel of Anthony Funeral Home on Tuesday, Jan. 31, officiated by Bro. James Bell.

Interment was in the Hartsville Cemetery.

Anthony Funeral Home, Inc., 337 McMurry Blvd., Hartsville, TN 37074, anthonyfhhartsville.com, was in charge of arrangements.

Dorothy Louise Spivey

Dorothy Louise Spivey, age 90, of Hartsville, passed away Friday, Jan. 20, 2017 at Sumner Regional Medical Center in Gallatin.

She was preceded in death by: husband, Radford Spivey Sr.; parents, Sam Davis Johnson & Stella Ada Mercer Johnson; brothers, Thomas, Douglas & Chester Johnson; sister, Joyce Roberson.

Survivors are: three sons, Radford (Lisa) Spivey Jr. of Lafayette, Danny (Kellie) Spivey of Lafayette, LA; Randy (Lisa) Spivey of Tampa, FL; two daughters, Marie (Gary Dale) Gregory of Hartsville, Cindy (Rick) Matheson of Erin; six grandchildren, Daniel (Susan) Spivey, Chris (Nichole) Spivey, Tracy (Travis) Tramel, Tyler (Megan) Spivey, Audrey Spivey & Radissa Spivey; three step-grandchildren, Christine Himel, Rebekah Buorgeois & Phillip Himel; nine great-grandchildren, Ryan, Reed, Alex, Bradley, Maci, Madi, Kaedyn, Ariyana & Emma Spivey; three step-great-grandchildren, Khloe Buorgeois, Price Tramel & Ellie Thibodaux; two brothers, Don Johnson of Boaz, KY; Finley (Linda) Johnson of Slidell, LA; five sisters, Irene Williams of Portland, Inez (Jimmy) Dill of Gallatin, Ruth (Joe) Caldwell of Gallatin, Uteva Gregory of Gallatin, Janice (Carl) Rollin of Amo, IN.

Funeral services were held in the chapel of Anthony Funeral Home on Monday, Jan. 23, officiated by Bro. Darryl Turner.

Interment was in Hartsville Memorial Gardens.

Memorial donations may be to the American Cancer Society.

Anthony Funeral Home, Inc., 337 McMurry Blvd., Hartsville, TN 37074,

anthonyfhhartsville.com, was in charge of arrangements.

John Taylor Warner

John Taylor “J.T.” Warner, age 89, of Hartsville, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017 at Sumner Regional Medical Center in Gallatin.

He was preceded in death by: son, Johnny B. Warner.

Survivors are: wife, Emma Warner of Hartsville; two daughters, Martha Satterfield of Hartsville, Joyce Nipper of Hartsville; four grandchildren, Michael (Donna) Satterfield of Hartsville, Bryon (Gena) Satterfield of Lafayette, Bart Warner of Antioch, Brad Nipper of Pelham, AL; nine great-grandchildren; several great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held in the chapel of Anthony Funeral Home on Friday, Jan. 13, officiated by Bro. Carroll Carman.

Honorary pallbearers were: O.J. Warner, J.C. Warner, Joe Mabry, Larry Warner, Curtis Parish & Taylor Badger.

Active pallbearers were: Matthew Warner, Donald Andrews, Jerry E. Presley, Chris Shannon, Kale & Kyle Satterfield, Jake Hickman & Daniel Raney.

Interment was in Hartsville Cemetery.

Anthony Funeral Home, Inc., 337 McMurry Blvd., Hartsville, TN 37074, anthonyfhhartsville.com, was in charge of arrangements.

Linda Grey Case

Linda Grey Case, age 73, of Hartsville, passed away Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017 at Centennial Medical Center in Nashville.

She was preceded in death by: father, Clovis W. Merryman; mother, Mary Neal Oldham; daughter, Melinda Carol Case.

Survivors are: husband, Henry Case of Hartsville; two daughters, Melissa (David) Gregory of Riddleton, Shelley (Glenn) Cook of Hartsville; five grandchildren, Daniel (Mia) Gregory, Amber (Bradley) West, Austin Gregory, Kace & Kalen Cook; two great-grandchildren, Mattie & Rob West; brother, Mike Oldham of Pomana, CA; two sisters, Barbara (Joe) Cartwright of Hartsville, Cynthia (Jeff) Ulrich of Alta Loma, CA.

Mrs. Case was saved at Bide Russell Missionary Baptist Church at an early age and was a dedicated member of Goodwill Missionary Baptist Church. She retired from the United States Postal Service and was active in her community. She loved being a Granny.

Funeral services were held in the chapel of Anthony Funeral Home on Tuesday, Jan. 10, officiated by Eld. Eddy Gregory & Eld. Chris Crowder.

Pallbearers were: David, Daniel & Austin Gregory, Glenn & Kace Cook, Bradley West, Joe Cartwright & Jeff Ulrich.

Interment was in Dixon Springs Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to the Hartsville-Trousdale Co. Senior Citizens Center or the Charity of your choice.

Anthony Funeral Home, Inc., 337 McMurry Blvd., Hartsville, TN 37074, anthonyfhhartsville.com was in charge of arrangements.