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Ernestine A. Wilson

Ernestine A. Wilson, age 95, of Fayetteville, passed away Friday, Nov. 25, 2016, at the Lincoln Medical Center.

Mrs. Wilson was raised in the Harms Community of Lincoln County and was the daughter of the late R.A. and Virge Locker Ables. She was a retired schoolteacher for the Lincoln County School System for 37 years, a member of the Washington Street Church of Christ, former Lincoln County commissioner, former chairman of the Fayetteville/Lincoln County Public Library Board and former president of the Fayetteville/Lincoln County chapter of the American Heart Association.

Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by: husband, Woodrow Wilson; siblings, Charles Ray Ables, Ruth A. Douglas, Don F. Ables.

Survivors are: daughter, Susan Wilson Holder of Fayetteville; son, J.D. “Bo” Wilson of Shelbyville; four grandchildren, J.D. “Jimbo” Wilson Jr., Sarah Mae Young, G. Chris Holder, James J. Holder; three great-grandchildren, Emma Rhea Young, Rhy Holder, Ras Holder; five siblings, Faye Pylant of Columbus, GA, Kathleen Smith of Huntsville, AL, Bruce Ables of Fayetteville, Lex Ables of Franklin, Dixie Offutt of Huntsville, AL.

Graveside services were conducted on Monday, Nov. 28, at Lebanon Cemetery, officiated by Joe Wayne McGee.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Fayetteville/Lincoln County Public Library, Lebanon Cemetery, Vanderbilt University Medical Research, or to the charity of your choice.

Alvin Lewis Jones

Alvin Lewis Jones, age 80, of Hartsville, passed away Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016 at the Trousdale Senior Living Center.

He was preceded in death by: wife, Geraldine Jones; son-In-Law, Tony Kirby.

Survivors are: two sons, Mike (Melissa) Jones of Bethpage, Mark Jones of Hartsville; two daughters, Kim Kirby of Lebanon, Cindy (Keith) Gross of Hartsville; granddaughter, Erica Gross.

Funeral services were held in the chapel of Anthony Funeral Home on Saturday, Nov. 19, officiated by Bro. Floyd Farris.

Pallbearers were: Larry Davenport, Barry Coons, Jim Stephenson, Larry Cato, Anthony Gregory and Bo Reed.

Interment was in the Hartsville Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to Philippi Church of Christ or Christmas For Kids.

Robert Wilbur Cutrell

Robert Wilbur Cutrell, age 74, of Hartsville, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016 at Trousdale Medical Center.

Survivors are: wife, Susie Cutrell of Hartsville; three daughters, Peggy (David) Stacey of Hartsville, Shirley Johnson of Lebanon, Mary Wiley of Lafayette; five grandchildren; two sisters, Reba Thaxton of Lafayette, Ruthie (Billy) Driver of Lafayette.

Funeral services were held in the chapel of Anthony Funeral Home on Friday, Nov. 18, officiated by Bro. Kenneth Swaffer.

Pallbearers were: Donnie, Steven and Stevie Crook, Michael & Bobby Crenshaw and Johnny Thaxton.

Interment was in Friendship Cemetery.

Anthony Funeral Home, Inc., was in charge or arrangements.

Margaret Jean Williams

Margaret Jean Williams, age 89, of Hartsville,  passed away Monday, Nov. 14, 2016 at Quality Care Health Center in Lebanon.

Survivors are: granddaughter, Stacey Williams of Mt. Juliet.

Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 17, at the Dixon Springs Cemetery, officiated by Eld. James Shoulders and Eld. J.B. Shoulders.

Pallbearers will be: Ferrell Carman, Mike & Keith Williams, Ricky Shoulders, Woody Badger and William Young.

Anthony Funeral Home, Hartsville, was in charge of arrangements.

Thomas Richard Morris

Thomas Richard “Ricky” Morris, age 58, of Bethpage, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016 at Tennova Healthcare in Lebanon.

Funeral services were held in the chapel of Anthony Funeral Home on Sunday, Nov. 6, officiated by Bro. Matt Brown.

Interment was in Hendersonville Memory Gardens.

Glen Allen Spears

Glen Allen Spears, age 65, of Cookeville, passed away Friday, Oct. 21, 2016 at his home.

Survivors are: two sons, Glen A. Spears Jr. of Gainesboro, Turner Spears of Ann Arbor, MI; brother, Ray (Gloria) Spears of Hendersonville; sister, Faye (Tommy) Scruggs of Hartsville.

 

Memorial services will be held in the chapel of Anthony Funeral Home at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 5, officiated by Eld. Ricky Brooks.

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

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Billy Graham Association.

Gracie Lorene White

Gracie Lorene White, age 89, of Castalian Springs, passed away Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016 at the Trousdale Senior Living Center.

She was preceded in death by: husband, Lewis White; daughter, Wanda Gregory; two sons, Terry & John White; granddaughter, Penny Lynn Gregory.

Survivors are: daughter, Marty (Benny) Oldham of Castalian Springs; daughter-in-law, Judy White of Hartsville; nine grandchildren, Rex (Rhonda) Gregory, Ronnie (Angie) White, Terri Lynn (Jody) Dixon, Donnie (Beth) Oldham, Michael (Summer) White, Joe (Mikki) White, James (Heather) White, Jennie (William) Johnson & Emily Walker; 14 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held in the chapel of Anthony Funeral Home on Saturday, Oct. 29, officiated by Bro. Benny Matthews.

Pallbearers were: Rex Gregory, Donnie Oldham, Michael, Joe & James White and Edwin Martin.

Interment was in Hartsville Memorial Gardens.

Memorial donations may be made to the Fred A. Vaught Public Library and the Activity Fund at the Trousdale Senior Living Center.

Cecil Ray Anderson

Cecil Ray Anderson, age 83, of Castalian Springs, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016 at Sumner Regional Medical Center in Gallatin.

He was preceded in death by: wife, Edith Anderson; two daughters, Loretta Jean & Pamela Sue Anderson; four brothers, Wade, Wayne , Jim & Bud Anderson; sister, Christine Robinson.

Survivors are: three stepsons, Darrell Mahaney, Doyle Mahaney, Steven (Tammy) Mahaney Sr. of Castalian Springs; step-grandson, Steven (Alicia) Mahaney Jr.; two step-great-grandchildren, Ayden & Avery Mahaney; brother, Roger (Sue) Anderson of Bowling Green, KY.

Funeral services were held in the chapel of Anthony Funeral Home on Saturday, Oct. 29, officiated by Pastor Sue West.

Interment was in the Willow Grove Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Willow Grove Methodist Church and the American Cancer Society.

Jerry Lynn Thompson

Jerry Lynn Thompson, age 67, of the Hillsdale Community in Macon County, departed this life on Monday, Oct. 17, 2016 at Macon County General Hospital in Lafayette.

Funeral services were conducted on Thursday, Oct. 20, from the Anderson & Son Funeral Home Chapel in Lafayette, with Elder Ricky Brooks and Brother Chris Solomon officiating. Interment followed in Anderson & Son Memorial Park.thompsonobit

Pallbearers were: Lannas Smith, Phillip Beasley, Matt Jenkins, Jeff Thompson, John Franklin, Ricky Hoffman, Tim Lowhorn and Edward Verville.

Jerry Lynn Thompson was born on May 28, 1949 in Wilson County, one of three children born to the late Leon Earl and Jonelle (Oldham) Thompson. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his grandparents, Lloyd and Mary Thompson and William Jeff and Marjorie Oldham.

He married the former Billie Ruth Gammons, who survives him, on July 11, 1970.

Jerry was a member of Maces Hill Missionary Baptist Church. He was a graduate of Macon County High School, Middle Tennessee State University and Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. Jerry spent his 46-year career managing the Laboratory Department of Macon County General Hospital. In addition to his career in healthcare, he maintained a generations-old passion for farming.

In addition to his wife of 46 years, he is survived by: sons, Terry Thompson of Atlanta; Chris Thompson of Lafayette; brother, Jimmy (Donetta) Thompson of the Hillsdale Community; sister, Debbie (Barry Joe) Jenkins of Hartsville; uncles, Dennis (Lucy) Oldham, Raymond (Joann) Thompson, Clois (Aileen) Thompson; six nephews, two nieces, five cousins, five brothers- and sisters-in-laws, as well as a very close work family at Macon County General Hospital.

Louise Williams Swinea

Louise Williams Swinea, age 98, of Castalian Springs, passed away Monday, Oct. 17, 2016.

Mrs. Swinea was born June 19, 1918 in Smith County, the daughter of the late Edgar Williams and Dora Mai Stewart. She married Edward Merle Swinea on Nov. 3, 1945 and he preceded her in death on March 6, 2007. Mrs. Swinea was also preceded in death by: brothers; James D. Williams, J.B. Williams, Pete Williams, Roy Williams, and John Williams; sisters; Mattie West and Marie Keaton. Mrs. Swinea worked at the DuPont Cellophane Plant for 25 years.

Survivors are: daughter, Mai Nell (Cecil) Reed Hardaway; three grandchildren, Terrell E. (Lisa) House, Carol (Leslie) Pruitt, Clayton (Selena) House; six great-grandchildren, Billy (Carrie) House, Terri (Brian) Ketterman, Christopher K. Tyler, John E. Pruitt, Stacy House, Cory House; step-great granddaughter, Marli (Rudy) Garcia; nine great-great grandchildren; two great-great-great grandsons; and one great-great-great granddaughter.

Funeral services were conducted from the Gordonsville Chapel of Bass Funeral Homes on Wednesday, Oct. 19, with Bro. Jerry Peace officiating. Interment followed in the Gordonsville Cemetery.

Pallbearers were: Terrell House, Clayton House, Leslie Pruitt, Billy House, Stacy House and Cory House.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to her caregivers: Teresa Muller, Candy King, Syreeda Smith, Carol Reed, Lisa Hollingsworth, Helen Merryman, and HighPoint Hospice.

Retta Auline Driver Kirby

Retta Auline Driver Kirby, age 94, of Hartsville, passed away Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016 at Hartsville Convalescent Center.

She was preceded in death by: husband of 56 years, Corbain J.L. Kirby; son, Travis Jackson Kirby; great-grandson, Christopher Kirby.

Survivors are: four daughters, Lillian (Wilson) Burton of Concord, NC, Lena Frances “Fran” Gross of Hartsville, Janice “Jan” (Ray) Beam of Hartsville, Lanita Ruth Kirby of San Antonio, TX; five sons, Glen (Gretta) Kirby of Carthage, Hal (Ann) Kirby of Lebanon, Wally (Nancy) Kirby of Pikeville, Jerrell Dee (Marilyn) Kirby of Carthage, Steve (Lisa) Kirby of Clarksville; daughter-in-law, Lou Driver Kirby of Lebanon; sister, Irene Harper of Lafayette; 24 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and extended family of nine step-granddaughters, two of which are deceased: Frances & Andi; two step-grandsons, Lane & Zac; two step-great-grandchildren, Axella & Weston; many nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Kirby was born April 15, 1922. She was a longtime homemaker and worked many places outside the home. Retta was chosen to be the breakfast head cook at The Louie B. Nunn Lodge in Barren Co., KY. She also worked at garment factories in Fountain Run, KY, Lafayette and Hartsville.

Mrs. Kirby was a longtime member of the Church of Christ and had been a member at Halltown Road Church of Christ in Hartsville since 1997. She was loved by all who knew her and will be sadly missed by all her family and friends, especially her church family.

Funeral services were held on Monday, Oct. 24, at the Hartsville Church of Christ, officiated by Bro. Steve Kirby and Bro. Michael Grooms.

Pallbearers were: Nathan Burton, Chris Gross, Royce, Kelly, Andy, John, Jeremy, Driver, Jason & Josh Kirby, Isaac & Joseph DeChristina.

Interment was in the Driver Cemetery in Macon County.

Shirley Ann Claridy

Shirley Ann Claridy, age 72, of Riddleton, passed away Monday, Oct. 17, 2016, at Knollwood Manor in Lafayette.

She was preceded in death by: parents, Ernest and Albertine Brooks; husband, Billy Ralph Claridy; son-in-law, Wally Woods.

Survivors are: son, Tommy Claridy of Hartsville; three daughters, Tammy (Jeff) Rolin of Bethpage, Terry (Stacey) Warner of Hartsville, Tracey Woods of Dixon Springs; five grandchildren, Mitchell, Clay & Beth Rolin, Cody (Brook) Warner, Brandon Woods; six great-grandchildren; sister, Betty (Everett) Ford of Tompkinsville, KY.

Funeral services were held in the chapel of Anthony Funeral Home on Thursday, Oct. 20, officiated by Eld. Jackie Dillehay.

Interment was at Dixon Springs Cemetery.

Robbie Badger Phelps

Robbie Badger Phelps, age 87, of Hartsville, passed away Friday, Oct. 14, 2016 at the Trousdale Senior Living Center.

She was preceded in death by: parents, Clayton & Ethel Gregory; twin brother, Robert Hugh Gregory; husband, Tom Phelps.

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Survivors are: two sons, Woody Badger of Hartsville, Bill (Belinda) Badger of Hartsville; daughter, Bettye (Al) Zettergren of Hendersonville; six grandchildren, Zack (Rebecca) Zettergren, Rob (Beth) Badger, Liz (John) Allers, Clay Badger, Wyatt Badger & Taylor (Brooke) Badger; six great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held in the chapel of Anthony Funeral Home at 11 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 17, officiated by Bro. Jack McCall.

Pallbearers will be: grandsons, Mark Merryman, Johnny Badger & John Allers.

Honorary pallbearers will be: Richard & David Harrison, Brian Badger, Mike Fields & Charles Phelps.

Interment will be in Hartsville Memorial Gardens.

Memorial donations may be made to the Fred A. Vaught Library and the Glenda Fisher Memorial Scholarship Fund.

 

Robert Lee “Flo” Seay

Services for Mr. Seay, age 58, were held Saturday, Oct. 8 at 1 p.m. in the Joyce Neuble Memorial Chapel. Interment was at Hartsville Memorial Gardens.seayobit

He was preceded in death by mother, Betty Louise Stewart; father, James Law; grandmother, Louise Seay; three brothers: Thomas Seay, Gill Wright, James Robert; uncle, John Henry Seay; aunt, Henrietta; two sisters: Nancy and Stephanie Law; stepfather, Olie Dell Stewart.

Survivors include wife, Brenda Polston Seay; son, Travis Lee Polston; three daughters: Ashley Nicole Polston, Lizza Jane Hickman, April Waters; two grandsons and five granddaughters, four sisters: Betty Seay, Tonya, Vera, and Angela Law; two brothers: George, Ronald Law; two nephews: Thomas Allen Seay and Larry Jerome Burnley; stepmother, Evelyn Shields; uncle, Bobby Ray Seay; aunts: Dollie M. Banks, Ann Claiborne, Judy Talley, Peggy Seay; two sisters-in-law: Sandra Seay, Eva Wright; many cousins, nieces, nephews and dear friends. Devoted friends: Henry Burnley, Edgar Wright, John Hicks, Mylinda Jenkins, Thomas Lee Chumney, Earl Lee Chumney and Joe Cason; devoted cousins: Annette Seay Johnson, Cassie Banks Spickard.

Charlie Ray Jenkins

Charlie Ray Jenkins, age 77, of Hartsville, died Monday, Sept. 26, 2016 at Sumner Regional Medical Center.

Survivors are: two brothers, Bobby Dean (Robbie) Jenkins of Madison, J.H. (Betty) Jenkins of Goodlettsville; sister, Betty McCoy of Hartsville.

No services are planned at this time.

Anthony Funeral Home, Inc., of Hartsville was in charge of arrangements.

Andrew Allen Hill

Andrew Allen Hill, age 52, of Hartsville, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016 at Trousdale Medical Center.

Survivors are: daughter, Drew Hill of Mountain View, CA; mother, Mary Alice Berghorn of Hartsville; stepfather, David Berghorn of Hartsville; brother, Ronnie Hill of Nashville; daughter’s mother, Elaina Tyson.

Funeral services were held in the chapel of Anthony Funeral Home on Sunday, Sept. 25, officiated by Bro. Michael Grooms.

Pallbearers were: Marshall Beene, Doug Marshall, Wayne Marshall, Ron Hill, Scott Berghorn and Jeff Stewart.

Interment was in Hartsville Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to Beech Grove Methodist Church.

Charlie Joe Dixon

Charlie Joe Dixon Sr., age 77, of Hendersonville, passed away Friday, Sept. 30, 2016 at his home.

Survivors are: wife, Brenda Dixon of Hendersonville; two sons, Jody (Terri Lynn) Dixon of Castalian Springs, Robbie (Mandy) Dixon of Hartsville; daughter, Tracy (Mike) Dove of Hendersonville; seven grandchildren, Destinee Dixon, Michael & Brandon Dove, Makenzee Dixon, Tyler Dixon, Charlee Jo Dixon & Kaylee Dixon; brother, Roy (Cindy) Dixon of Hartsville; three sisters, Peggy (Jimmy) Austin of Cross Plains, Juanita Austin of Cross Plains, Lorene (Kevin) Austin of Cross Plains.

Funeral services were held in the chapel of Anthony Funeral Home on Sunday, Oct. 2, officiated by Bro. Benny Matthews & Bro. Monty Shoulders.

Interment was in the Dixon Springs Cemetery.

Doris Wayne Jones

Doris Wayne Jones, age 69, of Hartsville, passed away Monday, Sept. 19, 2016 at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville.

He was preceded in death by: parents, Neal & Myrtle Jones; sister, Betty Duty; two brothers, Tim & Bernice Jones.

Survivors are: wife, Sue Jones of Hartsville; three daughters, Britney (Don) McGhee of Hartsville, Emily (Jamie) Helson of Hartsville, Betsy (Matthew) Carman of Hartsville; four grandchildren, Caleb & Cooper Helson, Bryce & Kylie Carman; two step-grandchildren, Kelly Lasater & Paul McGhee; two brothers, Leraley (Marion) Jones of Lafayette, Doyle Jones of Lafayette; sister-in-law, Bernice Jones of Lafayette.

Funeral services will be held at the First Baptist Church at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 24, officiated by Bro. Darryl Turner and Bro. Johnny Godwin.

Interment will be in the Hartsville Memorial Gardens.

Honorary pallbearers will be: Deacons of First Baptist Church.

Active pallbearers will be: Chris Freeman, Kyle & Ryan Goke, Michael Ford, Brennan Thurman, Josh Vantrease, Caleb Helson and Eric Holder.

Visitation with the family will be from 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. until service time Saturday at Anthony Funeral Home, Hartsville.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the First Baptist Church.

Katherine Ann Stafford

Katherine Ann Stafford, age 77, of Hartsville, passed away Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016 at the Hartsville Convalescent Center.

She was preceded in death by: husband, Eugene Stafford; son, Barry Stafford; grandson, Derek Dewayne Stafford.

Survivors are: three sons, Ricky “Fred” Stafford of Castalian Springs, Roger Stafford of Lebanon, Thomas (Chrisie) Stafford of Hartsville; daughter-in-law, Tina Stafford of Hartsville; four grandchildren, Brandy (Tim) Jones, September (Brad) Halliburton, Joe (Becca) Stafford & Caleb Tucker; seven great-grandchildren, Tyler & Brooke Jones, Bradley Crook, Knox Halliburton, Cora, Carson & Keigan Stafford; brother, Tommy (Pam) Belcher of Hartsville; sister, Johnnie Lane (Terry) Maggert of Donelson.

Funeral services were held in the chapel of Anthony Funeral Home on Tuesday, Sept. 20, officiated by Bro. Carroll Carman & Bro. Terry Ray.

Pallbearers were: Joe Stafford, Caleb Tucker, Tyler Jones, Kenny, Royce & Chris Belcher, Eric Maggert & Jedeiah Jones.

Interment was in Hartsville Memorial Gardens.

Clorine Ann Humes

Clorine Ann Humes, age 76, of Hartsville, passed away Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016 at Kindred Nursing and Rehabilitation in Carthage.

Graveside services were held on Saturday, Sept. 17, at the Hartsville Cemetery, officiated by Bro. Jimmy Cox.