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James Clifford Hoey

James Clifford Hoey, son of Francis Roy Hoey and Virginia Helen Vaughan, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018 in Nashville, at the age of 25. James was born in Nashville on Feb. 28, 1992.

He was preceded in death by: uncle Bryan Booth; uncle Tom Wilson; aunt Louise Arbaiza Booth; and grandfathers, William A. Booth and Francis R. Hoey.

James was a loving son, brother, uncle, nephew, cousin and grandchild. He enjoyed playing baseball as a boy, and fishing and hiking. He loved music and was a self-taught guitar player. He was a social kid and had a knack for making others laugh. He had a smile that could light up the world and then some.

He is survived by: mother and stepfather, Virginia and James Vaughan of Jonesborough; father, Frank R. Hoey of Hartsville; brother Frank R. Hoey of Hartsville; sister, Sarah Hoey of Jonesborough; nephew, Bradley Linville of Jonesborough; grandmother and grandfather Elva and Harly Stallard; grandmother Rosina Hoey of Stony Point, NY. He is also survived by uncles and aunts, Tom Hoey, Hope Hoey, Barbara Hoey, Jean Lynch, Bill Booth, Debby Booth, Jennifer Booth, Elizabeth Stallard, Harley Stallard and MIkey Stallard. He leaves many cousins, consisting of: Will Booth, Norman Booth, Daniel Wilson, Hannah Booth, Jesse Booth, Caylee Stallard, Erica Stallard, Danny and Emily Pidgeon, Tommy and Robbie Hoey, Evan and Peter Lynch; as well as stepsister, Samantha Vaughan; and stepbrother, Tom Gilbertson.

He will be cremated in Nashville, followed by a memorial service to be held at Holy Family Catholic Church, 901 Vinson Road, Lafayette, TN 37083 on Saturday, Jan. 20, at 1 p.m.

Samuel Turner

Samuel Turner, age 71, of Westmoreland, passed away Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017.

Sam was a man of principles, humor and charisma. He was regarded as a friend by everyone he met.

Master Sergeant (Retired) Turner served in the U.S. Army for 22 years, including three tours of duty in Vietnam, and earned many decorations for his service. He was awarded the Bronze Star for Valor, a Purple Heart and the Meritorious Service Medal, among many others.

After retiring, Mr. Turner continued in service to his country as a Department of Defense civilian for another 20 years.

Sam was preceded in death by: his father, Jack Laverne Turner, his mother, Martha Rey Turner (nee Reynolds); his brother, David Arthur Turner, all of Sacramento, CA.

He is survived by: his loving wife of 49 years, Kristy Hart Turner of Westmoreland; son, Jeff (Lyzette) Turner of Woodbridge, VA; son, Travis (Ricki) Turner of Portland; daughter, Sammie (Jason) McDougall of Westmoreland; five grandsons; two granddaughters; brother, Ron Turner of Sacramento, CA.

Larry Strong

Larry “Snuffy” Strong of Hartsville died at Skyline Hospice Madison Campus at 7:50 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2017. Mr. Strong was 66.

Edward L. Anderson officiated at the 11 a.m. graveside services, which were conducted on Friday, Dec. 29. Burial followed beside Mr. Strong’s father in the Strong family lot in the Beasley-Brooks Section of the Dixon Springs Cemetery.

One of seven children of the late Charles Mitchell “Doc” Strong, who died April 10, 2014 at the age of 88, and Sara Katherine “Kat” Johnson Strong, who died April 3, 2016 at the age of 84, he was born Larry Gene Strong in the Moss Community of Clay County on Dec. 4, 1951.

Until becoming ill, he was employed with Civil Contractors of Nashville.

Survivors are: daughter, Tina Strong (Terry) Solberg of the Tanglewood Community; six siblings, Linda Sue Miller of Benton, KY, Annette Strong of Hartsville, Rita Law of Hartsville, Teresa Purvis of Olive Branch, MS, Jimmy Strong of Dixon Springs, Phillip (Norma) Strong of Hartsville; four grandchildren, Ashley, Jamie, Sara and Steven Strong, all of the Tanglewood Community.

Darrell Howard Hasty

Darrell Howard “Hogman” Hasty, age 47, of Hartsville, passed away Friday, Dec. 22, 2017 at Centennial Medical Center in Nashville.

Survivors are: wife, Angela Helson-Hasty of Hartsville; son, Spencer Hasty of Lebanon; mother, Josephine Hasty of Hartsville; father, Earl Hasty of Watertown; three brothers, Morris (Renee) Crowder of Gallatin, Tyrone Crowder of Pleasant View, Mickey (Audrey) Crowder of Lebanon; sister, Debbie (James) Thomas of Lebanon; sister-in-law, Gail Crowder.

Funeral services were held in the chapel of Anthony Funeral Home on Sunday, Dec. 24, officiated by Bro. Chris Crowder.

Pallbearers were: Jeffery & Spencer Hasty, Alberto Rodriquez, Austin Harrsion, Trent Thomas, Dewayne Bennett, Jeremy and Josh Crowder.

Interment was in Hartsville Memorial Gardens.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association and the Tennessee Kidney Foundation.

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

Carolyn Reece

Carolyn Reece, age 50, of Hartsville, died at 7:44 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017 at the Residence at Alive Hospice in Nashville.

Graveside services & interment were conducted on Friday, Dec. 15 at the Dixon Springs Cemetery. Rev. Everett Perkins officiated at the 1 p.m. services.

Sanderson Funeral Home of Carthage was in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Reece was a talented singer who had performed on the General Jackson Showboat shows.

Survivors are: husband, Ricky Reece Sr.; mother Joyce Ray of South Carthage; three step-children, Ricky Reece Jr., Helga Reece (Matt) Gammons, Christy Reece, all of Hartsville; half-sister, Maria Ray of Charlotte, NC; two brothers, Tim (Vicky) Ray of Lebanon, Sherman (Amy) Ray Jr. of Carthage.

Lana Lou Gregory

Lana Lou Gregory, age 71, of Hartsville, passed away Friday, Dec. 15, 2017 at Hendersonville Medical Center.

She was preceded in death by: parents, Archie & Mary Frances Hauskins; sister, Judy Spears.

Survivors are: husband, Tony Gregory of Hartsville; son, Anthony (Robin) Gregory Sr. of Hartsville; three grandchildren, Anthony (Krystul) Gregory Jr., Austin Gregory, Ally Gregory; three great-grandchildren, Morgan White, Mila & McKlaryn Gregory; two sisters, Rhonda (David) Cowan of Lafayette, Susan (Terry) Templeton of Lafayette.

Funeral services were held in the chapel of Anthony Funeral Home on Monday, Dec. 18, officiated by Eld. Kevin Graham.

Pallbearers were: Terry & Barry Gregory, David Cowan, Terry Templeton, Joe Cornwell and Tommy Farley.

Interment was in Hartsville Memorial Gardens.

Anthony Funeral Home, Inc., 337 McMurry Blvd. E, P.O. Box 29, Hartsville, TN 37074, 615-374-2280, anthonyfhhartsville.com, was in charge of arrangements.

Mabel Glenn Byrum

Mabel Glenn Byrum, age 99, of Dixon Springs, passed away Friday, Dec. 8, 2017.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, Dec. 12 at LaVergne First United Methodist Church, with Rev. Francis Hennessey III officiating.

Interment was at Evergreen Cemetery, with her grandchildren serving as pallbearers.

Mrs. Byrum was born Sept. 22, 1918 in Nolensville, to the late Philip Glenn and Aldie Addison Glenn.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by: husband, Horace C. Byrum, daughters, Glenda Owens and Kaye Wilson.

Survivors are: three sons, Phil Byrum of Gallatin, Charlie (Lesa) Byrum of Nashville, Gary (Kathy) Byrum of Auburndale, FL; 14 grandchildren; 24 great grandchildren; 1 great-great grandchild.

Mrs. Byrum was a founding member of First United Methodist Church in LaVergne.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to LaVergne First United Methodist Church, 248 Waldron Road, LaVergne, TN  37086.

Online condolences may be submitted at alexanderheritagefh.com. Alexander Family Heritage Funeral Home has been honored with arrangements.

Troy Beasley

Troy Beasley, age 50, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017 at his residence.

Survivors include: mother, Australia Beasley; son, Jordan Beasley; devoted sister, Yolanda (Gregory) Clark; and many other relatives and friends.

Memorial services will be held on Saturday, Dec. 16, at 2 p.m. at Carr-Hellum Funeral Chapel.

Arrangements were entrusted to Carr-Hellum Funeral Home, 129 Foxall St., Hartsville, 615-374-3124.

Michael Chattin Moore

Michael “Mike” Chattin Moore, age 63, of Hartsville, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017 at Sumner Regional Medical Center in Gallatin.

Funeral services were held in the chapel of Anthony Funeral Home on Sunday, Dec. 10, officiated by Eld. Kevin Slayton and Eld. Eddy Gregory.

Interment was in the Dixon Springs Cemetery.

Betty Sue Robinson

Betty Sue Robinson, age 83, of Hartsville, passed away Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017 at the Trousdale Senior Living Center.

She was preceded in death by: parents, Wayne & Zora McDonald; husband, Charles Robinson Sr.

Survivors are: son, Charles “Stan” Robinson Jr. of Nashville; granddaughter, Karla Robinson Herring; two great-granddaughters.

Funeral services were held in the chapel of Anthony Funeral Home on Tuesday, Dec. 12, officiated by Bro. Jack McCall.

Interment was in Hartsville Memorial Gardens.

Memorial donations may be made to the Trousdale Senior Living Center, Activities Fund.

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

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

James Russell Hendrix

James Russell Hendrix, age 82, of Castalian Springs, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017 at his home.

Survivors are: wife, Rita Hendrix of Castalian Springs; three sons, James (Aleece) Hendrix of Castalian Springs, Richard Hendrix of Castalian Springs, Shawn Hendrix of Hartsville; six grandchildren, Andrew Hendrix, Alyssa Hendrix, Brooklyn Hendrix, Victorina Rickman, Caleb Hendrix & Morgan Hendrix; two great-grandchildren, Daniel & Bethany Hendrix; brother, Lowell (Deanna) Hendrix of Rayville, MO; sister, Dorothea (William) Grady-Cameron, MO.

Visitation with the family will be held from 1-6 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 10, at Anthony Funeral Home. Funeral arrangements are still pending.

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

George Edward Wheeler

George Edward Wheeler, age 74, of Lebanon, passed away Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017 at Lebanon Health & Rehabilitation.

Survivors are: wife, Libby Wheeler of Lebanon; two sons, Daniel (Amy) Wheeler of Tampa, FL, Mark (Deanna) Wheeler of Glen Carbon, IL; three grandchildren, Gabriel, Jacob and Cole Wheeler; brother, David (Lynn) Wheeler of Brookville, IN; sister, Carol Ann (Daniel) Spahn of Hingham, MA.

Memorial services will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 9, at the Hartsville United Methodist Church, officiated by Rev. Charles Smtih.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Hartsville United Methodist Church, 224 River Street, Hartsville, TN and to the Lebanon Senior Citizens Center (Homebound Meal Program), 670 Coles Ferry Pike, Lebanon, TN 37087.

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

Artie Sue Driver Deckard

Artie Sue Driver Deckard was called to her Heavenly Home on Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017, at the age of 81 years, 9 months, and 11 days. She is now resting easy with her Lord and Savior.

She was born on Feb. 17, 1936, in Lafayette, to the late Dudley Driver and Sara Elizabeth Blankenship Driver. She was one of seventeen children born to this union.

Artie Sue Deckard

Along with her parents, Artie Sue was also preceded in death by all 16 of her brothers and sisters, and her children’s father, Raymond Bray.

Artie Sue and George P. Deckard were united in marriage in December 1978. They were blessed to spend 39 wonderful years together. Artie Sue was saved as a young girl and was baptized into Antioch Missionary Baptist Church. She retired from Mueller Brass in Hartsville, after several years of dedicated service. Artie Sue also cooked in several local restaurants over the years.

Survivors are: husband, George P. Deckard; son, William Bray; two daughters, Janis Gazzillo and Robin Bray; seven grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, seven great-great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of Life was conducted on Friday, Dec. 1, from the Chapel of Alexander Funeral Home with Brother Jerry Gammon officiating.

Alexander Funeral Home, Directors, Lafayette, was in charge of arrangements. 615-666-2189 or alexanderfh.com.

Carolyn Allen Bradshaw

Carolyn Allen Bradshaw, age 88, of Hartsville, passed away peacefully at her home on Friday, Nov. 24, 2017.

She was preceded in death by: husband, Judge Robert High Bradshaw; parents, Leonard Alvin Allen and Helen Bush Allen; sister and brother-in-law, Barbara Allen King and Lloyd King.

Carolyn Bradshaw

Survivors are: two sons, Robert High “Bob” Bradshaw Jr. of Hermitage, William Allen “Bill” (Jennifer) Bradshaw of Hartsville; two grandchildren, William “Allen” Bradshaw of Columbus, OH, Katherine Ann Bradshaw of Hartsville; brother, L.A. “Sonny” (Betty Sue) Allen of Cookeville; sister-in-law, Martha Mann Bradshaw of Lebanon; multiple nieces and nephews.

She graduated from Cookeville High, then attended and graduated in 1952 from Tennessee Tech, where she met and married her husband in Cookeville and then later moved to Hartsville. She and her husband co-owned and operated Hartsville Oil Company and Hartsville Freight Company until she retired. She was a lifetime member of the Hartsville United Methodist Church and served as Treasurer for the Hartsville United Methodist Church for many years. She enjoyed traveling and assisting her husband when he was a Criminal Court Judge for the 15th Judicial District. She also enjoyed cooking, gardening and playing bridge.

Funeral services were held at the Hartsville United Methodist Church on Tuesday, Nov. 28, officiated by Rev. Charles Smith.

Nephews served as pallbearers.

Interment was in Hartsville Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Hartsville United Methodist Church, 224 River Street, Hartsville, TN 37074.

The family would like to thank: Dr. Roger McKinney & staff at Family Medical Associates, Kindred Home Health, Asera Care and special caregiver, Mrs. Helen Harper.

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

Judy Ann Helson

Judy Ann Helson, age 60, of Hartsville, passed away Friday, Nov. 10, 2017 at Riverview Regional Medical Center in Carthage.

She was preceded in death by: father, Roy Lee McClanahan.

Survivors are: husband, James Helson of Hartsville; son, Jamie (Emily) Helson of Hartsville; daughter, Angela (Darrell) Hasty of Hartsville; two grandchildren, Caleb (Mari) Helson & Cooper Helson; mother, Frances McClanahan of Hartsville; two brothers, James Lee McClanahan of Hartsville, Roy (Dianne) McClanahan of Lebanon; two sisters, Connie Moss of Murfreesboro, Tammy (Franklin) Jones of Gainesboro.

Funeral services were held in the chapel of Anthony Funeral Home on Sunday, Nov. 12, officiated by Eld. Kevin Graham.

Interment was in Hartsville Memorial Gardens.

Memorial donations may be made to East Main Missionary Baptist Church.

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

Kelly Gentry Gregory

Dr. Kelly Gentry Gregory, Colonel, US Army (Ret.), born in Hartsville, on March 13, 1932, died Nov. 1 (All Saints’ Day), 2017.

He was preceded in death by: his parents, Dr. B.K. Gregory and Ruth Celsor Gregory of Hartsville. Survivors are: wife Rachel Perkins Gregory, and by the children of his first wife, Ruth Jean McCall Garrett: Dr. Amy Gregory Weeks (and granddaughters Sarah McCall Weeks and Eleanor Rivard Weeks) and David Kelly Gregory (and granddaughter Madeline Josephine Gregory).

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He graduated from the University of Tennessee College of Medicine in 1957 as a First Lieutenant in the U.S. Army Medical Corps. He received his army flight surgeon wings, and then his Master’s of Public Health from Harvard as part of his training in Aviation Medicine. He was Division Flight Surgeon for U.S. Army Pacific in 1964, and made an assault landing at Saigon Bay on March 13, 1966 (his 34th birthday) with the 25th Infantry Division. He was promoted to Lt. Colonel and was Division Surgeon and Division Flight Surgeon in Saigon until February 1967, when he rotated back to be Flight Surgeon at the Army Aviation Safety Center in Ft. Rucker, Alabama. He was subsequently promoted to Colonel, and served as Commanding Officer at U.S. Army Hospitals in Ft. Hunter/Ft. Stewart, Georgia, and in Baumholder, Germany.

Dr. Gregory maintained his medical license, attending conferences for continuing medical education up until the year of his death. He had a lively interest in current events, an encyclopedic knowledge of military history, and enjoyed exercising his skill on the firing range. He also had a deep love for classical music and jazz, a keen appreciation for the cinema, and loved to debate the finer points of musical theater.

A memorial service will be held in the chapel of Anthony Funeral Home at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017, officiated by Bro. Jack McCall and Father Roger Senechal. Burial will be private.

Visitation with the family will be from 11 a.m. to service time Saturday.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the University of Tennessee College of Medicine.

All farewells are temporary.

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

James Edward Rickman

James Edward Rickman, age 94, passed away Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017.

He was preceded in death by: parents Alger Rickman and Cora Johnson; siblings Robert C. Rickman, Daisy E. Whiteside and Amy R. Lythe; loving wife, Lela Beatrice Rickman; daughter, Sadie Lee Rickman; son, James Alger Rickman.

Survivors are: 14 children: Willie Rickman, Annie (Robert) Hickman, Mary (Larry) Stewart, Bertha Claiborne, Alvin (Leeann) Rickman, Johnnie Mai Calhoun, Katie Carter, Gladys Rickman, Charlie Rickman, David Rickman, Carol Rickman, Noel (Shirley) Rickman, Patricia Rickman, Betty Rickman; a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren; one brother, Daniel Gray Rickman; one sister-in-law; many nieces and nephews.

Services were held on Tuesday, Oct. 24 at Zion Upper Room Apostolic Faith Church.

Interment was at Rickman Cemetery.

Neuble Monument Funeral Home LLC, 1330 Bluebird Road, Lebanon, was in charge of arrangements. 615-444-3117.

Bobby Junior Underwood

Bobby Junior Underwood, age 76, of the Hillsdale Community, passed away Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017 at Trousdale Medical Center.

Funeral services were held in the chapel of Anthony Funeral Home on Wednesday, Oct. 18, officiated by Eld. Kevin Graham and Eld. Jody McIntyre.

Interment was in the Hartsville Cemetery.

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

Andrew Junior McClanahan

Andrew Junior McClanahan, age 70, of Hartsville, passed away Monday, Oct. 9, 2017 at his home.

He was preceded in death by: parents, Matt & Mertie Belle McClanahan; brothers, Bill, Hershell & Frank McClanahan; sisters, Dossie McClanahan & Thellie Beatrice McClanahan.

Survivors are: wife, Charlene McClanahan of Hartsville; three sisters, Myrtle Keene of Hartsville, Anna Belle (James) Russell of Hartsville, Elsie Mae Reader.

Funeral services were held in the chapel of Anthony Funeral Home on Thursday, Oct. 12, officiated by Eld. Wayne Gregory and Bro. Terry Ray.

Honorary pallbearers were: Trousdale County Highway Department Employees.

Active pallbearers were: Carlos Keene, Chris Gregory, Chuck Carter, Clay Gross, Ray Russell & Gary Russell.

Interment was in Dixon Springs Cemetery.

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

JoAnn Blackwell Sadler

JoAnn Blackwell Sadler, age 64, of Westmoreland, passed away Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017 at Macon County General Hospital.

Survivors are: son, Larry Lampley of Lafayette; daughter, Carrie Lynn Lampley of Lafayette; four grandchildren; one great-grandchild; sister, Christine Locke of Hartsville.

Funeral services were held in the chapel of Anthony Funeral Home on Wednesday, Oct. 18, officiated by Eld. Jeff Blackwell.

Interment was in Porter Cemetery.

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