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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.

Larry Wayne Guffey

Larry Wayne Guffey, age 73, of Hartsville, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017 at Centennial Medical Center in Nashville.

Mr. Guffey was a member of the Hartsville United Methodist Church and the Assistant Chief of the Hartsville/Trousdale County Volunteer Fire Department.

He was preceded in death by: parents, Robert & Evelyn Guffie; son, Steven Guffey; sister, Brenda Newby; brother, Ray Guffie.

Survivors are: wife, Judy Guffey of Hartsville; three sons, Larry (Brandy) Guffey Jr. of Chapel Hill, Robert (Rachel) Guffey of Woodbury, Michael (Melinda) Cothron of Hartsville; two daughters, Tina Guffey of Hartsville, Shannon (Brian) Wolters of Carthage; 13 grandchildren, Eric, Caroline, Lacey, Hunter, Haley, Ronnie, Jesse, Dylan, Olvia, Emily, Bradley, Stephen & Abby; seven great-grandchildren; brother, Tony (Nancy) Guffie of Hendersonville.

Funeral services were held in the chapel of Anthony Funeral Home on Saturday, Oct. 7, officiated by Rev. Charles Smith.

Honorary pallbearers were: members of the Hartsville/Trousdale County Volunteer Fire Department.

Active pallbearers were: Bud Guffey, Barry Cook, Dan Carey, Ronnie Coffee and Jimmy Anthony.

Interment was in Dixon Springs Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to the Hartsville United Methodist Church.

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

Nancy Jewel Sullivan

Nancy Jewel Sullivan, age 86, of Hartsville, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017 at Sumner Regional Medical Center in Gallatin.

She was preceded in death by: husband, Herman Sullivan; great-grandchild, Alex Donovan Sullivan.

Survivors are: five sons, Noel (Joyce) Sullivan of Hartsville, John (Patti) Sullivan of Camden, Steve Sullivan of Westmoreland, Michael (Sandy) Sullivan of Bethpage, Jeffrey Sullivan of Hartsville; four daughters, Peggy (Robert) Buck of Gallatin, Linda Sullivan of Lafayette, Brenda (Wayland) Blankenship of Lafayette, Pamela (Joey) Hancock of Lafayette; 20 grandchildren, seven step-grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren, 11 step-great-grandchildren; 12 great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held in the chapel of Anthony Funeral Home at 2 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 6, officiated by Eld. G.W. Knight.

Interment will be in Green Grove Cemetery.

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

Mary Kathleen Porter

Mary Kathleen “Kathy” Porter, age 42, of Hartsville, passed away Friday, Sept. 22, 2017 at Tennova Healthcare in Lebanon.

She was preceded in death by: parents, Carroll & Mary Ingleburger.

Survivors are: husband, Steve Porter of Hartsville; daughter, Shelby Porter of Hartsville; two brothers, Thomas Ingleburger of Tullahoma, Rick Monroe of Tullahoma; sister, Karen (Wesley) Donnell of Tullahoma.

Funeral services were held in the chapel of Anthony Funeral Home on Tuesday, Sept. 26.

Pallbearers were: Steve Porter, Jonathan, Josh & Thomas Ingleburger, Jerry Presley, Dr. William Lyles, Scott & Jeff Porter.

Interment was in Hartsville Memorial Gardens.

Memorial donations may be made to the Diabetes Association.

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

Ronald Alexander Grant

Ronald Alexander Grant, age 16, of Hartsville, passed away Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at Sumner Regional Medical Center in Gallatin.

Survivors are: mother, Kelli Grant of Hartsville; father, Ronald Turner of Nashville; brother, Phillip Michael Grant of Hartsville.

Funeral services were held in the chapel of Anthony Funeral Home on Friday, Sept. 22, officiated by Bro. Matt Brown.

Pallbearers were: Bert Kolz, Daniel Raney, Dr. Deepak Mehrotra, Vincent Hurd, Jake Brawner & Roy Hackett.

Interment was in Hartsville Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to the funeral expenses.

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

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.