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William Monroe Oldham

William Monroe Oldham passed away peacefully with his children by his side in Provo, Utah, on July 26, 2018 – the eve of his 82nd birthday.

William was born at home in Hartsville to Burnis and Grace Wilburn Oldham on July 27, 1936. Born the third child of five and the first son, he grew up on the farm, attended Trousdale County schools, and graduated as Valedictorian of the class of 1952.

William attended the University of Tennessee for both undergraduate and pharmacy school, graduating in 1960, and was married to Arlene Lee Downing. William served honorably in the United States Army, first in San Antonio, Texas, and later deploying to Korea, where he worked as a pharmacist in a field hospital. William left the Army in 1968 to return to civilian life.

With son Michael, Bill and Arlene settled in Sacramento, Calif., where Bill began work at Anderson Brothers Pharmacy. He worked with the Anderson brothers for over 25 years, during which time three more children came: Denise, Michelle, and Brittany. Bill spent his free hours with the family – gardening, tending animals, camping, hiking, fishing, teaching the value of honest, hard work and showing his children as much of the United States as he could.

When his children had grown, Bill returned to his beloved Tennessee to reunite with family and old friends for a few years. He eventually decided to settle in Utah to be close to his daughters and grandchildren and spend his final years. He never wanted to get old or to be alone, and it was a blessing for him to leave us so quickly and while we were with him.

William is survived by his four children and their spouses: Michael (Julia) Oldham, Denise (James) Burton, Michelle (Shawn) Hansen, Brittany (Jay) Przybyla; 12 grandchildren: Emily, Jason, Sarah, Thomas, Jackson, Sam, Luke, Georgia, Robert, Lucy, Liberty and Annabelle; 2½ great-grandchildren: Alexander, Isaac and the future Henry James; and two sisters: Margie Pruitt and Alice Duke.

We are glad you made it back home, Daddy. We love you.

Mack Allen Bilbrey Sr.

Mack Allen Bilbrey Sr., age 69, of Hartsville, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018 at Gallatin Center for Rehab & Healing.

He was preceded in death by: parents, Milton & Evelle Bilbrey; grandson, Kross Swindle; sister, Reba Adams.

Survivors are: son, Mack “Bo” (Chante) Bilbrey Jr. of Hartsville; two daughters, Kristi (Trevor) Dean of Lebanon, Misti (Micheal) Swindle of Hendersonville; nine grandchildren, Gage, Laci & Slade Dean, Braeden & Gunner Swindle, Makel & Diezel Bilbrey, Mariah & Dayton Sykes; brother, George (Sherry) Bilbrey of Mt. Juliet; two sisters, Faye Holder of Hartsville, Linda (Johnny) Kerr of Hartsville.

Funeral services were held in the chapel of Anthony Funeral Home on Friday, Aug. 3, officiated by Bro. Jack McCall.

Pallbearers were: Bud Sutherland, Thomas “T.C.” Payne, Chris Dalton, Darwin Malone, Jack Scott and Jonathan Walker.

Interment 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.

Ronnie Lee Holder

Ronnie Lee Holder, age 73, of Hartsville, passed away Monday, Aug. 6, 2018 at the Hartsville Convalescent Center.

He was preceded in death by: parents, Albert & Christine Holder; brother, Barry Holder.

Survivors are: wife, Donna Holder of Hartsville; two sons, Jeff (Amy) Holder of Brush Creek, Greg (Wendy) Holder of Hartsville; two daughters, Susan (Bryan) Crowder of Hartsville, Kim (Eric) Chumley of Hartsville; seven grandchildren, Krysten (Daniel) Kemp, Cate Malone, Joshua Lee (Roxanne) Crowder, Sydney Shoulders, Ben Chumley, Haylee Holder & Jess Holder; three great-grandchildren, Koleman Kemp, Raylee & Jaxton Crowder; four brothers, J.C. Holder of Hendersonville, Junior Holder of Hartsville, Tony (Mary) Holder of Hartsville, Dwight (Brenda) Holder of Hartsville; two sisters, JoAnn Pulley of Hendersonville, Nancy Lauderdale of Bethpage.

Funeral services were held in the chapel of Anthony Funeral Home on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018 officiated by Eld. Jeff Blackwell.

Interment was in Hartsville Memorial Gardens.

Pallbearers were: Larry Turnbow, Chris Dixon, Greg Turner, William Thompson, Jackie Brown, Roy Kemp, Josh Crowder, Ben Chumley & Jess Holder.

Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Tennessee, American Cancer Society or the charity of your choice.

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

Daniel Wayne Sutton

Daniel Wayne Sutton, age 42, of Hartsville, passed away Tuesday, July 31, 2018 at his home.

He was preceded in death by: father, Larry Sutton; grandparents, Davie & Margie Sutton, Thomas Eden and Donald Hauskins.

Survivors are: wife, Christel Sutton of Hartsville; two stepsons, Blake Davis of Hartsville, Chase Harper of Hartsville; stepdaughter, Ashley (Brian) Holycross of Hartsville; mother, Zelma Sutton of Hartsville; brother, Chris (Faith) Sutton of Lafayette; grandmother, Ivalene Hauskins of Hartsville; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held in the chapel of Anthony Funeral Home on Saturday, Aug. 4, officiated by Eld. Jeff Blackwell.

Honorary pallbearers were: Chris Sutton and Chase Harper.

Active pallbearers were: Eric Chumley, Forrest Grigg Jr., T.C. Payne, Bobby Livingston, Jason Haley and Bo Bilbrey.

Interment was in Hartsville Memorial Gardens.

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.

Walter Bate Todd Sr.

Walter Bate Todd Sr., age 69, of Bethpage, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018 at Sumner Regional Medical Center.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

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

Mark Campbell Dies

Mark Campbell Dies, age 52, of Gallatin, passed away Saturday, July 21, 2018 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville.

He was preceded in death by: mother, Freda Cox; brother, David Christopher Cox; grandparents, Samuel “Dick” & Opal Dies.

Survivors are: four sons, Joshua (Victoria) Dies of Westmoreland, Matthew Dies of Elmwood, Christopher Dies of Elmwood, Michael Dies of Hartsville; eight grandchildren, Onyx, Andrew, Kaiden, MaKayla, Jakob, Kaleb & Christopher Dies and Dravyn Beasley; sister, Camilla (Stanley) Beasley of Gallatin; stepfather, Ras Dean Adams of Hartsville.

Funeral services were held in the chapel of Anthony Funeral Home on Friday, July 27, officiated by Bro. Ras Dean Adams.

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

Jerry Thomas Burton

Jerry Thomas “Tommy” Burton, age 43, of the Providence Community of Trousdale County, passed away Saturday, July 28, 2018 at Trousdale Medical Center.

Funeral services will be held in the chapel of Anthony Funeral Home at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 2.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Dustin Burton Scholarship Fund.

Dorothy Ann Gough

Dorothy Ann Gough, age 57, of Hartsville, passed away Friday, July 20, 2018 at her home.

Funeral services were held in the chapel of Anthony Funeral Home on Thursday, July 26.

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

Frank Allen Sircy

Frank Allen Sircy, age 73, of Hartsville, passed away Sunday, July 22, 2018 at Sumner Regional Medical Center in Gallatin.

He was the 10th child of the late Lukie B. Sircy and Alice Elizabeth Stubblefield.  Mr. Sircy worked for the City of Hartsville for approximately 11 years and for the City of Gallatin for 34 years as a heavy equipment operator, retiring Feb. 2, 2009.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by: brothers, Edward, Charles, Paul & James Sircy; and sisters, Gelema McClanahan, Moline Sircy and Madeline Summers.

Survivors are: wife of 44 years, Inez Presley Sircy of Hartsville; two sisters, Naomi Watson of Gallatin; Myrtle Page of Lebanon.

No services are planned at this time.

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

Danny Marshall Scruggs

Danny Marshall Scruggs, age 35, of Hartsville, passed away Saturday, July 14, 2018 at Tennova Healthcare in Lebanon.

He was preceded in death by: grandparents, Mary Sue Young, John “Buck” Scruggs and Thelma Scruggs.

Survivors are: wife, Erika Scruggs of Hartsville; daughter, Adalyn Mae Scruggs; father, Kendall Scruggs of Hartsville; mother, Penny Brewster of Hartsville; stepfather, Bobby Brewster Jr. of Hartsville; brother, Michael (Audrey) Scruggs of Hartsville; sister, Ashley Scruggs of Hartsville; grandfather, Stanley Young of Hartsville; nephew, Lucas Scruggs.

Funeral services will be held in the chapel of Anthony Funeral Home at 3 p.m. Thursday, July 19, officiated by Eld. Jeff Blackwell.

Honorary pallbearers will be: Steve Burris, Jimmy Young & Jimmy Scruggs.

Active pallbearers will be: Franky Adams, Tracey Blair, Ryan Shoulders, Lucas, Michael & Kevin Scruggs, Tony Crook, Larry Warner, Edward Young & Greg Eden.

Interment will be in Green Grove Cemetery.

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

Joanna Bell Carter

A matriarch of the Riddleton Community has died at the age of 75.

On Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at 7:12 a.m. at the Tri-Star Summit Medical Center in Hermitage, the death angel called Mrs. Joanna Bell Carter home to be with her Lord whom she so dutifully trusted in all her life. She was admitted to the facility at 6:32 a.m. just a short time before her death. She was being treated for MRSA.

A funeral service and celebration of her life was held on Monday, July 16 from the Williams Chapel Church in the Riddleton Community. Two of her sons spoke: Bro. Preston Carter delivered the eulogy and Bro. Clifton Carter delivered the closing remarks. The Rev. Dr. Ernest Jones, Rev. Tony Clemmons, Minister Cynthia Boyd and Pastor Jesse Peters officiated. Burial followed beside her husband in the Rockvale Cemetery in the Cages Bend Community at Riddleton.

Musical presence was performed by Jeffrey Huddleston, Marcelle Smith and Mrs. Carter’s grandson, Jamal Carter.

One of two children, she was born Joanna Bell in Nashville on March 5, 1943 and was the daughter of the late Preston Keeble and Mary Callie Bell, who died at the age of 91 on April 19, 2009.

On April 12, 1962, at the home of the late Rev. R. T. Winfree in the Elmwood Community, she was united in marriage to the love of her life, Hosea Edward Carter Jr., a Stonewall Community native. He preceded her in death on March 24, 2015 at the age of 73, just 19 days before their 53rd wedding anniversary.

Mrs. Carter was a 1961 graduate of the former Turner High School in Carthage, where she was the class valedictorian.

In 1974 she was appointed by then-Smith County Judge, the late Jack C. Kittrell, to be the Smith County Director of the Head Start program and was employed by the Cordell Hull Equal Opportunity Corporation.

She retired from the position she had maintained for over 25 years in 1999.

Mrs. Carter was a longtime devoted member of the Lily Hill Missionary Baptist Church in the Riddleton Community, where she was very active in the church serving on the Mother Board, sang in the choir, served as the youth advisor and was longtime church secretary.

For many years she was a member and former Grand Worthy Matron of the Order of the Eastern Star Chapter # 131.

Surviving are her five children, Clifton Carter, Maurice Carter and Leslie Carter (Harold) Williams, all of the Riddleton Community, Stacey Maynard of Hartsville, Preston (Norletta) Carter of Smyrna; sister, Mary Alice Bell Moore of the Riddleton Community; devoted friend, Sue Carrick; nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Vent Barney West, Sr.

Vent Barney West Sr., age 60, of Hartsville, passed away Monday, July 9, 2018 at his home.

He was preceded in death by: mother, Dorothy Simmons.

Survivors are: wife, Donna West of Hartsville; two sons, Vent Barney “B.J.” (Stacy) West II of Hartsville, Nicholas (Melissa) West of Madison, AL; five grandchildren, Ethan, Kipton, Kayson, Leyton & Pierson West; father, Hoyt (Shirley) West of Hartsville; half-brother, Jakie (Kristy) West of Hartsville; half-sister, Vonda (Troy) Tuttle of Lafayette.

Funeral services were held at Goodwill Missionary Baptist Church on Thursday, July 12, officiated by Eld. Daniel Cook.

Honorary pallbearers were: his grandchildren.

Active pallbearers were: Shayne, Brock & Stacy Ellis, Joe & Sam Cornwell, J. Brim McCall, Joe Marshall & Donnie Oldham.

Interment was in Dixon Springs Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society Hope Lodge and Goodwill Missionary Baptist Church.

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

Mitchell Dewayne Rolin

Mitchell Dewayne Rolin, age 34, of Riddleton, passed away Friday, July 6, 2018 at Alive Hospice in Madison.

He was preceded in death by: grandparents, Tommy Rolin & Bill & Shirley Claridy; uncle, Wally Woods.

Survivors are: son, Brian Mitchell “Billy Bob” Rolin; two daughters, Madison Rolin and Aubrie Boe; parents, Jeff & Tammy Rolin of Riddleton; grandmother, Willie Mai Rolin; brother, Clay Rolin of Riddleton; sister, Beth Rolin of Riddleton; aunt, Wanda Wix.

Funeral services were held in the chapel of Anthony Funeral Home on Monday, July 9, officiated by Eld. Jeff Blackwell.

Pallbearers were: Joey Duncan, Jeff Oglesby, Derek Dies, Carey Kirby, Bill Carman, Randall Blair & Clay Rolin.

Interment was in Dixon Springs 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.

Phillip John Soulia

Phillip “Phil” John Soulia, age 36, of Hartsville, passed away quietly Saturday, June 30, 2018, surrounded by his family at his home after fighting a hard battle against stomach cancer.

His family is planning a Celebration of Life at a later date.

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

Eddie Gene Gregory

Eddie Gene Gregory, age 87, of Hartsville, passed away suddenly Thursday, June 14, 2018, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center from a fall he sustained at his home on June 13.

He was born July 18, 1930 to Luther and Kitty Oldham Gregory in Smith County, the youngest of four sons. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death: by his brothers, Earnest, age 73, William, age 61 and Clyde, age 84.

He is survived by: wife, Mrs. Dean Gregory of Hartsville; two sons, Rickie (Penny) Gregory of Lebanon, Timmy (Angie) Gregory of Elmwood; three grandchildren, John Gregory and girlfriend, Lauren Brooks, India (Cayce) Gregory Givens, Will (Shan) Gregory.

Eddie Gene Gregory

Mr. Gregory was a Korean War veteran, having been drafted June 5, 1951, and served with pride, rising to the rank of First Sergeant until being discharged Feb. 5, 1953. He married his wife of 65 years, Berldena Wilburn Gregory, on Feb. 7, 1953 in Corinth, Mississippi.

He was ordained as a Deacon of Mace’s Hill Missionary Baptist Church in March 1985. He was saved at the age of 10 and joined Mace’s Hill Missionary Baptist Church, where he later served as the Church Clerk for 25 years and remained a member until his death, a period of almost 78 years.

He was a Shriner, a member of the Body of the Scottish Rite and a member of the Hartsville Masonic Lodge for nearly 50 years. He and Dean opened Gregory’s Cleaners in Hartsville in 1969, which remained a fixture of the community for more than 31 years.

Funeral services were held in the chapel of Anthony Funeral Home on Monday, June 18, officiated by Eld. Ricky Brooks and Eld. Shawn Sheppard.

Honorary pallbearers were: Glenn Haynes, Tommy Thompson, Jack & Ruth Cato, Lannas Smith, Dale Dies and Rex Oldham.

Active pallbearers were: John & Will Gregory, India & Cayce Givens, Jackie Oldham, Odell Garrett, Ricky D. Shoulders, Mike Shoulders, Tommy Butler and Ricky Shoulders.

Interment was in the Dixon Springs Cemetery with military honors.

In lieu of flowers, family request donations to the Mace’s Hill Missionary Baptist Church.

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

Wallace Foster Templeton

Wallace Foster Templeton, age 85, of Hartsville, passed away Thursday, June 14, 2018 at the Hartsville Convalescent Center.

Funeral services were held in the chapel of Anthony Funeral Home on Saturday, June 16, officiated by Bro. Carroll Carman.

Interment was in the Green Grove Cemetery with military honors.

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

Georgia Mae Dampier

Georgia Mae Dampier, age 74, of Hartsville, passed away Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at Trousdale Medical Center.

She was preceded in death by: daughter, Patricia White.

Survivors are: son, Harold (Christy) Cooley of Hartsville; two daughters, Sherry (Kenneth) Greenhill of Cape Coral, FL, Anita (Jerry) Negron of Largo, FL; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; two brothers, Joe (Pauline) Padilla of Dickson, Donald Padilla of Fort Myers, FL.

No services are planned at this time.

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

Anne Whitley Linville

Anne Whitley Linville, age 87, of Hartsville, passed away Friday, May 18, 2018 at the Trousdale Senior Living Center.

She was preceded in death by: husband, Willie C. “Bill” Linville.

Survivors are: two sons, Billy (Sydney) Linville of Oak Ridge, Steve (Sandra) Linville of Hartsville; daughter, Terry (Mike) Carey of Castalian Springs; six grandchildren, Kelly (Heath) Thorne, Wendy (Brad) Davis, Collin Linville, Karla (William) Herring, Clay (Lisa) Carey and John (Kristin) Carey; 11 great-grandchildren, Maddie & Charlie Floyd, Mitchell & Shelby Carey, Michael & Jace Carey,Cade, Emmy & Noland Thorne and Brantley & Harper Davis; two step-great-grandchildren, Mary Beth (Dustin) Jones & Matthew Herring; two sisters, Dot Cornwell of Dixon Springs, Net Petty of Lebanon.

Funeral services were in the chapel of Anthony Funeral Home on Sunday, May 20, officiated by John Carey.

Pallbearers were: William Herring, Clay Carey, John Carey, Heath Thorne, Brad Davis and Collin Linville.

Interment was in Hartsville Memorial Gardens.

Memorial donations may be made to the Activity Fund at the Trousdale Senior Living Center or the Alzheimer’s Association.

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

Gloria Dolores Jackson

Gloria Dolores Jackson, age 83, of Hartsville, passed away Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at Sumner Regional Medical Center in Gallatin.

She was preceded in death by: husband, Bro. Floyd Jackson Sr.; mother, Hazel Winesett.

Survivors are: two sons, Richard (Tonnya) Jackson Jr. of Hartsville, Randy (Tammy) Jackson Sr. of Hartsville; two daughters, Robin (Anthony) Gregory of Hartsville, Rachel (Brian) Jones of Hartsville; nine grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; sister, Brenda (Michael) Michels of Adolphus, KY.

Funeral services were held in the chapel of Anthony Funeral Home on Saturday, May 19, officiated by Bro. Mike Seamon and Bro. Randy Jackson.

Pallbearers were: Mike Carey, Jim Johnson, Richard Jackson III, Randall Jackson, Anthony Gregory & Austin Gregory.

Interment was in Hartsville Memorial Gardens.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Macular Degeneration Foundation.

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

Jeffery Eugene Stanley

Jeffery Eugene Stanley Sr., age 51, of Lafayette, passed away Monday, May 21, 2018 at Skyline Medical Center.

Funeral services will be held in the chapel of Anthony Funeral Home at 1 p.m. on Thursday, May 24.

Visitation will be from 2-8 p.m. Wednesday and 10 a.m. until service time Thursday.

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