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Randy Dee Wilburn

Randy Dee Wilburn, age 63, of Dixon Springs, passed away Friday, Sept. 15, 2017 at Sumner Regional Medical Center in Gallatin.

He was preceded in death by: father, Ezra Dee Wilburn.

Survivors are: wife, Sabrina Wilburn of Dixon Springs; mother, Joyce Dyer Wilburn of Madison; sister, Karen (Jerry) Bates of Mt. Juliet; two nieces, Lauren (Nick) Brockoben of Florida, Kayla Bates of Mt. Juliet.

Funeral services were held in the chapel of Anthony Funeral Home on Tuesday, Sept. 19.

Pallbearers were: Jake Smith, Ricky Claridy, Brian Evitts, Jeremy Burgess, Ronnie Sandlin and Michael Towns.

Interment Dixon Springs Cemetery.

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

Kayleigh Hope Matthews

Kayleigh Hope Matthews, infant daughter of Dayton and Kayla Matthews, of Hartsville, passed away Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017 after 7 months and 9 days of joy, happiness, and love.

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Kayleigh was born Feb. 1, 2017 to Dayton Hugh Matthews and Kayla Michelle York Matthews of Hartsville. She was loved by so many and will be missed dearly.

Along with her parents, Kayleigh is survived by three sisters, Paisley York, Alivia Matthews, and Naomii Matthews; grandparents, Tabitha and Carl York of Ashland City, and Diane and Clyde Lord of Hendersonville; great-grandparents, Dean and Walt Cook of South Carthage, and Jacky and Vickie Thomas of Pleasant Shade.

Celebration of Life services are scheduled to be conducted from the Creekside Fellowship at 101 Harsh Ln, Castalian Springs, TN 37031 on Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017 from noon-2 p.m. with Pastor Roger Luther officiating.

Dennis Denham

Dennis Denham, age 80, of Hartsville, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017 at his home.

He was preceded in death by: son, Dennis Denham Jr.; grandson, Nathan Denham; granddaughter, Sharon Miller Fox.

Survivors are: wife, Rosemary Denham of Hartsville; three sons, Marvin (Christina) Denham of Hartsville, John (Tiffany) Denham of Hartsville, James Denham of Hartsville; daughter, Janette Miller of Bell Buckle; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; three brothers, Leonard (Louise) Huff of Lebanon, Harold Denham of Red Boiling Springs, Paul Denham of Red Boiling Springs; two sisters, Betty Gass of Kentucky, Willodean Denham of Red Boiling Springs.

Mr. Denham served 30 years in the Navy and retired as a Senior Chief Gunners Mate, and was a business owner of Hartsville Alignment for 35 years.

Funeral services were held in the chapel of Anthony Funeral Home on Saturday, Sept. 9, officiated by Rev. Charles Smith.

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

Earl Harold Dunn

Earl Harold Dunn, age 83, of Madison, passed away Monday, Sept. 4, 2017.

Funeral services were held in the chapel of Anthony Funeral Home on Friday, Sept. 8, officiated by Eld. Frankie Kirby & Eld. Dennis Young.

Interment was in the Dixon Springs Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Landmark Missionary Baptist Church.

Elizabeth F. Spears

Elizabeth “Libby” F. Spears, age 69, of Gallatin, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017 at Skyline Medical Center.

Libby was born on Oct. 27, 1947 in Davidson County, to Leslie and Mable Burton.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Jimmy Burton.

She is survived by her husband of 54 years, Eugene “Gene” Spears; daughter, Regina (Ty) Adams of Florida; son, Gregory (Kesha) Spears of Gallatin; daughter, Rachel (Barney) Peeper of Oklahoma; brother, Jerry Burton, 13 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held on Saturday, Sept. 02, at Victory Missionary Baptist Church, officiated by Bro. Timothy Binion. Burial followed in Eulia Cemetery.

Online condolences may be made at sykesfuneralhome.com.

Joe Sam Carter

Joe Sam Carter, age 59, of Hartsville, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017 at his home.

He was preceded in death by: parents, William Arnette & Ruth Dean Carter; brother, Willie Carter; sister, Jalayne Rolin.

Survivors are: wife, Nancy Carter of Hartsville; daughter, April (Derrick Harris) Carter of Hartsville; three grandchildren, Cody Carter, Dillon Humes & Joshua Stewart; four brothers, Bill (Brenda Neal) Carter of Westmoreland, Jeff Carter of Bethpage, Chuck (Tammy) Carter of Bethpage, Cecil Carter of Bethpage; five sisters, Teresa (Randy Blair) Davis of Hartsville, Katie (Ronnie) Scruggs of Westmoreland, Debbie (Steve) Woodard of Hartsville, Brenda (Butch) Jones of Lafayette, Joyce Thompson of Hartsville.

Funeral services were held in the chapel of Anthony Funeral Home on Saturday, Sept. 2, officiated by Bro. Johnny Claiborne.

Pallbearers were: Steven & Travis Rolin, Butch Jones, Trevor Fuqua, Clayton Woodard, Tony Crook & Austin Satterfield.

Interment was in Willow Grove Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made toward the funeral expenses.

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

Mattie Lee Wright

Mattie Lee Wright, age 84, of Hartsville, passed away Friday, Sept. 1, 2017 at the Hartsville Convalescent Center.        

She was preceded in death by: parents, James Gid & Minnie Fisher; husband, Archie Wright.

Survivors are: son, Ernest Wayne (Olivia) Hall of Hartsville; daughter, Brenda Lee Hall of Hartsville; five grandchildren, Christie McKinney, Eric Hall, Kent Scott, Mary Jane McCallum, Zack Scott; two great-grandchildren, Melissa & Chelsea McKinney.

Funeral services were held in the chapel of Anthony Funeral Home on Sunday, Sept. 3, officiated by Eld. Terry Ray.

Interment was in Hartsville Memorial Gardens.

Pallbearers were: Jerry Keisling, Zack & Kent Scott, Eric Hall, Tony McCallum & Grady Paul Fisher.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society or Autism Tennessee.

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

Sandra Mae McClanahan

Sandra Mae McClanahan, age 50, of Hartsville, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017 at her home.

She was preceded in death by: father, Ernest R. McCall Jr.

Survivors are: two daughters, Ashley McClanahan of Lafayette, Sandra Kay McClanahan of Lafayette; grandchild, Makenzlee Smith; mother, Ida Mae McCall; brother, Jimmy McCall of Gallatin; sister, Jennifer (Ed) Goolsby of Red Boiling Springs; companion, William Johnson.

Funeral services will be held in the chapel of Anthony Funeral Home at 1 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 1, 2017 conducted by Bro. Don Veatch.

Interment will be in the Hartsville Memorial Gardens.

Visitation with the family will be from 1-8 p.m. Thursday and 9 a.m. until service time Friday.

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

Annie J. Massey

Annie J. Massey, a homemaker of the Hiwassie Community, died at 1:53 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017, at the Southern Manor Living Center in Lebanon where she had made her home since October 2012. Mrs. Massey was 93.

Her longtime minister, Stan Stevenson, officiated at the funeral services on Saturday, Aug. 26 from the Carthage Chapel of Sanderson Funeral Home. Burial followed beside her husband in the Garden of Christus at Wilson County Memorial Park in Lebanon.

Mrs. Massey was one of five children born to the late Lee Ancel “He-Lee” Martin, who died July 27, 1985 at the age of 89 and Cynthia Lee “She-Lee” Stalcup Martin, who died June 4, 1960 at the age of 63. She was born Annie Jane Martin on the family farm on Highway 25 East near Hartsville on April 26, 1924.

An infant sister, Cynthia Martin, died at birth and two brothers also preceded her in death, Edwin Martin, who died at the age of 96 on Dec. 1, 2015, and James Dewey “Tootsie” Martin, who died at the age of 87 on March 6, 2016.

In Carthage on Sept. 26, 1942, she was united in marriage to Joseph Albert Massey, who preceded her in death on July 16, 1987 at the age of 66 following only 44 years of marriage.

Mrs. Massey was a member of the 1942 graduating class of Trousdale County High School.

She had been a member of the Rome Church of Christ for more than 60 years.

She is survived by three sons, Joe Allen (Connie) Massey of Hiwassie, John (Janis) Massey of Chattanooga, Jim (Denise) Massey of Hiwassie; brother, John William “Bill” Martin of Hartsville; six grandchildren, Genia (Stacy) White, Angelia (Doug) Jones, Bethany (Michael) McGuire, Scott (Taylor) Massey, Joey (Kayla) Massey, Brittany Massey; 10 great-grandchildren.

Brian Lloyd Seelow

Brian Lloyd Seelow, age 65, of Hartsville, passed away Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017 at Centennial Medical Center in Nashville.

He was preceded in death by: parents, William Frank & Ruth Martha Seelow; sister, Starr Lynn Seelow.

Survivors are: wife, Lucy Seelow of Hartsville; two daughters, Michelle (Gary Wayne) Graves of Hillsdale, Lisa (Bobby) Crenshaw of Hartsville; two grandchildren, Brian Townsend & Misty Crenshaw; great-grandchild, Hayden Townsend; brother, Billy (Tina) Seelow of Cassville, NY; two sisters, Ruth Ann (Daniel) Coulter of New York; Dawn (Gil Edwards) Russ of New York.

Funeral services were held in the chapel of Anthony Funeral Home on Wednesday, Aug. 23, officiated by Bro. Carroll Carman.

Pallbearers were: Bobby Crenshaw, Brian Townsend, Gary Graves, Matt Johnson, Brent Morton, Dion Burnley, Michael Johnson & Kale Satterfield.

Interment was in Hartsville Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made toward the funeral expenses.

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

Jane C. Morgan

Jane C. Morgan was born July 27, 1954 and passed away on Friday, August 11, 2017 at Sumner Regional Medical Center in Gallatin at the age of 63.

Jane was the daughter of Fred and Melisha Louise Gurganus Chastain. She was in the real estate business.

Jane was preceded in death by her parents.

Survivors include: her husband, Steven Morgan of Hartsville; daughter, Denby (Juan) Morgan Arias of Hartsville; three sisters, Joan Carnahan of Carthage, Jean Johnson of Nashville and Jinna Hayes of Smithville; seven grandchildren.

Memorial Services were held on Saturday, August 19, at Long Hollow Baptist Church in Gallatin.

Online condolences may be submitted at sumnercountyfuneralandcremationservices.com.

Sumner County Funeral and Cremation Services is honored to be in charge of arrangements.

Vivian Elaine Bush

Vivian Elaine Bush, age 62, of Hartsville, passed away Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at Cumberland River Hospital in Celina.

Funeral services were held in the chapel of Anthony Funeral Home on Friday, August 18, officiated by Bro. Bernice Walpole.

Interment was in the Hartsville Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made toward the funeral expenses.

Lallie Dee Warner

Lallie Dee Warner, age 85, of the Green Grove Community, passed away Friday, Aug. 11, 2017 at Alive Hospice in Murfreesboro.

Funeral services were held in the chapel of Anthony Funeral Home on Sunday, Aug. 13, officiated by Eld. Greg Dunham.

Interment was in the Green Grove Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to Alive Hospice, 1629 Williams Dr., Murfreesboro, TN 37129.

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

Mark Franklin Gregory

Mark Franklin Gregory, age 60, of Hartsville, passed away Monday, July 31, 2017 at his home.

He was preceded in death by: father, Jack B. Gregory.

Survivors are: mother, June Gregory of Hartsville; two sisters, Beth (Hugh) Calkins of Baltimore, MD, Lucy Gregory of Knoxville; nephew, Daniel Pierce Reese of Baltimore; special friend, Elaine Webb of Charlotte, NC.

Mark was a member of the First Baptist Church.

Funeral services were held in the chapel of Anthony Funeral Home on Thursday, August 3, officiated by Bro. Darryl Turner.

Pallbearers were: Bill & Woody Badger, Pat & John Kelley, Brad Sykes, Andy Scruggs, Bobby Beatcher, Kyle Mason, Mitch Guffey, Scott Revoir, Mike Cunningham and Ted Randall.

Interment was in Hartsville Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to the First Baptist Church.

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

Chester Hodges Wrinkle

Chester Hodges Wrinkle, age 69, of Hartsville, passed away Saturday, July 22, 2017 at Sumner Regional Medical Center in Gallatin.

He was preceded in death by: parents, Ivan & Hazel Wrinkle; brother, Lloyd Wrinkle.

Survivors are: wife, Olyne Wrinkle of Hartsville; two sons, Jerry (Kim) Wrinkle of Hartsville, Tony (Jennifer) Wrinkle of Gallatin; four grandchildren, Zoey Wrinkle, Nicholas Wrinkle, Thomas Wrinkle, Thatcher Wrinkle; three step-grandchildren, Madison, McKenzie & William Boes; three sisters, Linda Boyd of Gallatin, Judy Monday of Lake Wells, FL, twin sister, Esther Stafford of Kathleen, FL.

Funeral services were held in the chapel of Anthony Funeral Home on Tuesday, July 25, officiated by Bro. Terry Ray and Bro. Jason Reeves.

Pallbearers were: Jerry, Tony & Nick Wrinkle, Randy Boyd, Robert & Mickey Ray.

Interment was in Dixon Springs Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association or the American Heart Association.

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

Wilma Inell Belcher

Wilma Inell Belcher, age 84, of Hartsville, passed away Friday, July 14, 2017 at Lebanon Health & Rehab.

She was preceded in death by: husband, Russell Belcher Jr.

Survivors are: son, Royce (Renee) Belcher of Hartsville; daughter, Kathy Sue Jones of Hartsville; six grandchildren, Jedidiah B. (Paige) Jones, Hannah R. Jones, Connor W. Belcher, Claire D. Belcher, Kipp West & Kannon West; great-grandchild, Tyson Jones; sister, Pauline Fisher of Bethpage.

Funeral services were held in the chapel of Anthony Funeral Home on Sunday, July 16, officiated by Bro. Jerry Mercer.

Pallbearers were: Jed Jones, Kipp & Kannon West, Tommy Belcher, Sammy Taylor, Grady Paul Fisher and Tyson Jones.

Interment was in Hartsville Memorial Gardens.

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

Robin Bruce Newman

Robin Bruce Newman, age 67, of Gallatin, passed away Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at the Alvin C. York Veterans Hospital in Murfreesboro.

Funeral services were held in the chapel of Anthony Funeral Home on Friday, July 14. Interment was in the Dixon Springs Cemetery.

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

Jessie Lee White

Jessie White, age 68, of Dixon Springs, died at the Sumner Regional Medical Center in Gallatin, where he was admitted on July 2 to the Intensive Care Unit while being treated for myelofibrosis with which he was diagnosed in February 2013. He died at 3:55 a.m. on Tuesday, July 4, 2017 with his wife and grandson at his bedside.

Eld. Stephen Brooks and Eld. Rickey Hall officiated at the funeral services on Friday, July 7, from the Carthage Chapel of Sanderson Funeral Home. Burial followed in the Garden of Gethsemane at Smith County Memorial Gardens.

One of six children, he was born Jessie Lee White in Hartsville on Jan. 26, 1949 and was the son of the late Walter McMillan White and Effie Evell Gammons White.

Two brothers, Jackie White and David White, preceded him in death.

Mr. White was saved at the Goodwill Missionary Baptist Church under the preaching of the late Eld. Doug Curtis on Oct. 6, 1974 and he attended the Hogans Creek Missionary Baptist Church.

He was united in marriage to New Middleton native, the former Betty Faye Shoemake, at the Hogans Creek Missionary Baptist Church by Eld. Stephen Farley Brooks on Feb. 25, 1983.

He was a supervisor at the Genesse Auto Parts Manufacturing Plant at the Eastgate Industrial Park in Lebanon.

Mr. White proudly served our country with the United States Army during the Vietnam War, having been inducted on March 13, 1969, and was honorably discharged with the rank of Sergeant at Fort Lewis, Wash., on Oct. 14, 1970.

He served in Vietnam for 11 months and 20 days with the 4th Battalion, 42nd Artillery 4th Infantry Division, where he was a Tactical Communications Chief.

For his meritorious service he was awarded the National Defense Service Medal, the Good Conduct Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Cambodia Combat Infantry Badge, Vietnam Medal with 2 Overseas Bars and the Army Commendation Medal with one Oak Leaf Cluster and the Expert M-14 badge.

Mr. White also enjoyed clogging and square dancing and had performed at the Grand Ole Opry as a member of Ralph Sloan’s Tennessee Travelers.

Surviving in addition to his wife of over 34 years are two children, Tammy Swindle of Westmoreland, Susan (Rodney) Case of Royalston, Mass.; three sisters, Eva Wilson of Bethpage, Robbie (James) Humes, Esther (Woody) Crook, all of Hartsville; five grandchildren, Tiffany & Ashley Swindle, both of Westmoreland, Cody Smith of Dixon Springs, Shelby Smith of South Carthage, Hannah Case of Royalston, Mass.; great-grandson, Bradley Smith.

The family requests memorials to the Hogans Creek Missionary Baptist Church.

Patsy Spear Lansford

Patsy Spear Lansford, age 86, of Castalian Springs, passed away Friday, July 7, 2017.

Patsy was born on Oct. 26, 1930 in Miami, FL, was a graduate of Miami Jackson High School and attended Trevecca Nazarene University. She relocated to Tennessee in 1983, moving to Castalian Springs.

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Patsy was an office manager for American Robin in Miami for 30 years, and then worked in office support at Shoney’s corporate offices in Nashville until her retirement in 1996. She was a beloved member of the Church of the Nazarene, teaching Sunday school for over 40 years. Patsy was also an avid and passionate sports fan of the Miami Dolphins and the University of Miami Hurricanes.

She was preceded in death by: parents, Ralph & Betty Jane Spear; brother, Joe Spear.

Survivors are: her husband of 65 years, Douglas Lansford, Sr. of Castalian Springs; four children, Betty (Dale) Beardslee of Ridgetop, Douglas (Kathy) Lansford, Jr. of Goodlettsville, Donna (Bob) Dumaine of Winter Garden, FL, Jennifer (Doug) McMillan of Hendersonville; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; three brothers, Gene (Virginia) Spear of Tavernier Key, FL, Dale (Wilma) Spear of Homestead, FL, Jon (Gracie) Spear of Fort Lauderdale, FL.

Memorial services will be conducted on Saturday, July 15, at the Gallatin First Church of the Nazarene, 407 N. Water Ave., Gallatin TN, 37066. A visitation for friends and family will be held from 10-11:30 a.m., followed by service.

Ruth Cunningham Stone

Ruth Cunningham Stone, age 87, of Hartsville, passed away Thursday, June 29, 2017, at Hartsville Convalescent Center.

She was preceded in death by: parents, Jim Tom & Mae Cunningham; daughter, Donna Westfall; brithers, Thomas Lee & Jack Cunningham; sisters, Emma Jean Huffines, Martha Hollis, Mary Neil Oldham, Louise Gregory.

Survivors are: two sons, Ricky (Patricia) Gregory of Castalian Springs, Bruce (Darlene) Gregory of Hartsville; two daughters, Joy (Jr.) Blair of Hartsville, Pat (Larry) Cato of Hartsville; 13 grandchildren, Gary Cato, Wayne (Tina) Cato, Michelle (Thomas) Elmore, Curt Gregory, Shanna (Rufus) Phillips, Michael (Misty) Polston, Timmy (Barbi) Moore, Brandon Moore, Danny Dies, Joey Dies, Jeff Blair, Jennifer (Jeremy) Jackson, Amy Blair; 26 great-grandchildren, three brothers, Houston Cunningham of Hartsville, H.B. Cunningham of Hartsville, Bill Cunningham of Gallatin; sister, Lassie Sullins of Hendersonville.

Funeral services were held in the chapel of Anthony Funeral Home on Saturday, July 1, officiated by Eld. Michael Nesbitt.

Interment was in Stalcup Cemetery.

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