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Jean Case Tuttle

Jean Case Tuttle, age 78, of Westmoreland, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019.

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Mrs. Tuttle was retired from the Macon County Board of Education as a school bus driver after 24 years of service. She was a member of Siloam Missionary Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by: father, Henry Case; mother, Dorothy Key Case; sister, Eva Jewel Davis.

Survivors are: husband, Billy Joe Tuttle of Westmoreland; son, Marty Tuttle of Westmoreland; daughter, Amanda “Pooh” Tuttle of Goodlettsville; two grandchildren, Holden (Jordan) Tuttle of Westmoreland, Case Tuttle of Westmoreland; two great-grandchildren, Cora Jane and Audrey Jean Tuttle of Westmoreland; two brothers, Henry Case of Hartsville, Tony Case of Gallatin; sister, Brownie (Larry) Williams of Hartsville; as well as a host of nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held on Saturday, Jan. 5, from Woodard Funeral Home, with Bro. Brent Tuttle and Bro. Steve Johns officiating.

Interment was in Siloam Cemetery.

Jesse Francys Brazelton

Jesse Francys Brazelton, age 92, of Murfreesboro and formerly of Franklin County, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019 at Alive Hospice in Murfreesboro.

She was born in Hartsville (Trousdale County), Tennessee on March 26, 1926 to the late Jesse Franklin and Quincy Adams (Brooks) Merryman.

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A dedicated homemaker that will be remembered for her caring nature, Francys enjoyed cooking, sewing, and growing flowers and vegetables in the garden. She was a member of Riva Lake Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents, Francys is preceded in death by: her husband, James Edwin Brazelton; son, Jamie Brazelton; and sisters, Ruby Coble and Grady Williams.

She is survived by: her loving children, Melinda (Charlie) Knies of Black Mountain, NC, Joy Loftis of Murfreesboro, Robin (Gay) Brazelton of Belvidere, and Carl Reid (Sandra) Duncan of Sweetwater; 11 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 11, at Moore-Cortner Funeral Home in Winchester.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 12, in the Moore-Cortner Chapel.

Interment will follow at Franklin Memorial Gardens.

Moore-Cortner Funeral Home, 300 First Ave NW, Winchester, TN 37398, 931-967-2222, moorecortner.com, is in charge of arrangements.

James Charles Hicks

James Charles Hicks, age 81, of Lafayette, passed away Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019 at his home.

Survivors are: wife, Judy Hicks of Lafayette; two sons, Jeff (Melissa) Hicks of Fort Morgan, CO, Tim (Carrie) Meador of Lebanon; daughter, Dora Faye (William) Brown of Gallatin; nine grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; brother-in-law, Robert Hunt of Madison.

Funeral services were held in the chapel of Anthony Funeral Home on Sunday, Jan. 6, officiated by Bro. Chris Crowder and Bro. Steve Reece.

Pallbearers were: Marvin & Dennis Denham, Drew Bridges, Chase & Dusty Meador and Stuart Brown.

Interment was in Fountain Run Cemetery, Fountain Run, KY.

Memorial donations may be made to Aseracare Hospice or to the Peterson Foundation for Parkinsons.

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

Dwanna Jo Mayfield

Dwanna Jo Mayfield, age 53, of Hartsville, passed away Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018 at her home.

Memorial services were held in the chapel of Anthony Funeral Home on Wednesday, Jan. 9, officiated by Bro. Carroll Carman.

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

Clifford Morris Story

Clifford Morris Story, age 93, passed away at Transition Life Care in Raleigh, NC, on Dec. 21, 2018. He was the son of the late Jefferson Alexander Story and Minnie McClanahan Story of Hartsville.

Clifford was born on Oct 20, 1925 in Macon County, Tennessee.  When he was one year of age his family moved to the Barthelia section of Trousdale County, Tennessee.  He continued to live there until he graduated from Trousdale County High School in 1944.  He received his high school diploma and a standing ovation, in a special presentation at the baccalaureate service, because he had to leave early on graduation day to report for active duty with the US Army Air Corps at the end of World War II. He was a tail gunner on a B17 Flying Fortress, flying out of Bury St. Edmunds, England.

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Upon discharge from the service he attended the University of Tennessee-Knoxville and received a B.S. in Forest Management from North Carolina State in 1951. He was employed by Carolina Power & Light Company for 38 years, where he retired being classified as System Forester.

In 1952, he married Doris Elaine Queen of Cleveland, who he met at UT. Shortly after marriage they became lifetime members of The Presbyterian Church.

He was predeceased by: Doris in 2002, daughter Sarah Ann Dear in 2010 and by his sibling, Clarence Albert Story and wife Leone Rankin of Hartsville. He is survived by: daughter, Mary Story Wells (Allen) of Charlotte, NC; son-in-law Arthur Dear of Cary, NC; son, John Alexander Story; granddaughter, Stephanie Gibson (Joshua) of Mt. Holly, NC; a niece and three nephews.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. on Jan. 4, 2019 at First Presbyterian Church of Raleigh, NC.

Interment beside Doris will follow, conducted by Bryan Lee in Raleigh’s Oakwood Cemetery.  The Family will receive friends from noon-1 p.m. before the service at First Presbyterian Church at 112 S Salisbury St., Raleigh, NC 27601.

It is suggested that memorials be made to First Presbyterian Church in Raleigh or Transitions Life Care, 250 Hospice Circle, Raleigh, NC 27607.

Timmy Dewayne Tomlinson

Timmy Dewayne Tomlinson, age 57, of Hartsville, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2018 at Trousdale Medical Center.

He was preceded in death by: parents, Herman Tomlinson & Eva Jewel Cunningham; brother, Tommy Tomlinson.

Survivors are: wife, Jana Tomlinson of Hartsville; two sons, Timmy “T.J.” Tomlinson Jr., Elijah Tomlinson of Hartsville; two daughters, Brandy Tomlinson of Brentwood, Amber Tomlinson of Lebanon; two stepdaughters, Morgan Troupe of Hartsville, Mackenzie Christian of Hartsville; seven grandchildren; brother, Greg (Sandy) Tomlinson of Hartsville; sister, Sandra Jo Morrison of Lafayette.

Memorial services will be held in the chapel of Anthony Funeral Home at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, officiated by Bro. Shawn Allen.

Visitation with the family will be from 1 p.m. until service time Saturday.

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

Timothy Roger Meyer

Timothy Roger Meyer, age 63, of Hartsville, passed away Friday, Dec. 21, 2018 at his home.

He was preceded in death by: two daughters, Christy Lynn Meyer, Amanda Blaine Meyer; parents, Dick & Bonnie Meyer; brother, Ronnie Meyer.

Survivors are: wife of 44 years, Judy Meyer of Hartsville; daughter, Erica (Joseph) Slagle of Hartsville; three grandchildren, Cadence, Makenzie & Tyler (Chelsea) Slagle; two brothers, Tommy (Lynn) Meyer of Hartsville, Doyle (Tammy) Meyer of Mt. Juliet; sister, Sally (Mike) Madden of Nashville.

Tim was a longtime fan of Yellow Jacket football and the Marching Band. Special thanks to Jackie Halliburton for the football trips all those years.

During his years of employment at the Trousdale County Sheriff’s Department, Tim worked closely with the animal shelter. He enjoyed working with the dogs, literally bringing his work home once or twice.

Funeral services will be held in the chapel of Anthony Funeral Home at 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 23, officiated by Bro. Lewis Brown.

Memorial donations may be made to the Trousdale County Animal Shelter.

The family would like to thank everyone for your love and support through this long battle.

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

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

Joe Uloth Hancock

Joe Uloth Hancock, age 79, of Lafayette, passed away Friday, Dec. 21, 2018 at Westmoreland Care and Rehab.

He was preceded in death by: daughter, Cynthia Gay Oldham; parents, Lex Earl and Betty Hancock; two brothers, Earl & George Hancock; two sisters, Marilyn Busch and Betty Madge Love.

Survivors are: son, Joey (Pam) Hancock of Lafayette; daughter, Sherry (Tim) Jenkins of Colorado Springs, CO; nine grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; brother, David (Ada) Hancock of Lawrenceburg.

Funeral services will be held in the chapel of Anthony Funeral Home at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 23, officiated by Eld. Jimmy Claiborne.

Pallbearers will be: Freddie Busch, Wesley & Daniel Hancock, Hunter Oldham, Jimmy Love and Herbie McKee.

Interment will be in Hartsville Memorial Gardens.

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

Charles “Satch” Beasley

Charles “Satch” Beasley, a Southern gentleman with a little-boy charm, was pronounced dead at 5:25 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018 at age 73 at the Riverview Regional Medical Center in Carthage after suffering an apparent heart attack at his Rome Road home in Dixon Springs.

Mr. Beasley had just been discharged from the Sumner Regional Medical Center in Gallatin on Wednesday where he was admitted Dec. 1. He died upon entering the family home after returning to his beloved Sunlit Hill farm in Dixon Springs.

Graveside services were conducted on Saturday, Dec. 15 with Rev. Monica Mowdy, pastor of the Carthage United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial followed on the Beasley family lot in the Beasley-Brooks section of the Dixon Springs Cemetery.

Born Charles Maxey Beasley on April 9, 1945 at the old St. Thomas Hospital on Church Street in Nashville, he was one of three children of the late U.S. Navy Lieutenant Jesse Beasley and Pauline Elizabeth “Polly” Beasley, who died at the age of 81 on Jan. 22, 2000.

Satch’s father died while on a mission in Korea and was a Cold War casualty on Jan. 24, 1954 at the age of 34 and is memorialized in the Arlington National Cemetery in Washington, D.C. and was also a veteran of World War II. Satch never gave up hope of recovering his father’s remains, a search that continued until the day he died. Lt. Jesse Beasley was posthumously awarded the Purple Heart.

His mother, “Miss Polly” a Nashville native, was an Army Nurses Corps nurse during World War II and was stationed at Camp McPherson, GA, and as a registered nurse at the former Smith County Hospital. She taught the first nursing class beginning in January 1967 in Smith County having graduated that class in the spring of 1968.

Mr. Beasley attended Smith County High School thru his sophomore year, where he played football on the varsity squad, and his junior year transferred to the Webb School (a college preparatory school) in Bell Buckle, where he graduated in 1963.

He was a non-denominational Christian.

In 1994 he graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Tennessee.

At their Sunlit Hill farm home on Aug. 15, 2014 he was united in marriage to his childhood friend and soulmate, Memphis native, the former Rose Ann Langfur. The ceremony was presided over by attorney Jade Mayberry.

Satch always had a trick or mischievous joke up his sleeve.

He enjoyed keeping his farm in pristine condition and had a passion for his farm equipment and old tractors. His Sunlit Hill farm is the second-oldest farm in Smith County.

He had a passion for flying, was an avid aviator and maintained a plane, hangar and runway on his farm. He was a licensed pilot and also a certified airplane mechanic. He was a retired corporate pilot for Corrections Corporation of America.

Surviving in addition to his wife, Rose White-Beasley, are: his sister, Sarah Beasley (Harvey) Tinsley of the Tanglewood Community; brother, David Beasley of Kingston Springs; three children, Amanda Meredith of Dixon Springs, Megan (Emre) Kuvvet of Fort Lauderdale, FL, Dr. Jacob (Sarah) White of Bentonville, AR; and four precious granddaughters, Gracie and Josie Kuvvet, Ruthie White and Anna Kate Sanders.

Satch will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all his many friends and relatives.

The Beasley family requests memorials to the Smith County Pregnancy Help Center.

Robert Lee Gregory

Robert Lee Gregory, age 75, of Hartsville, passed away Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018 at Quality Care Health Center in Lebanon.

Funeral services were held in the chapel of Anthony Funeral Home on Monday, Dec. 17, officiated by Bro. Jack McCall.

Interment was in the Hartsville Cemetery.

Anthony Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Ricky Dale Claridy

Ricky Dale Claridy, age 58, of Hartsville, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018 at Riverview Regional Medical Center in Carthage.

He was preceded in death by: father, John Frank Claridy; brother, John Claridy.

Survivors are: mother, Wilma Claridy of Carthage; two sisters, Kathy Claridy of Carthage, Frankie Claridy of Carthage; special niece, April (Tyler) Denning of Hartsville; special nephew, Derek Rouse; four great-nieces and -nephews, Elizabeth, Lane & Kylee Denning & Jonathan Rouse.

Funeral services were held in the chapel of Anthony Funeral Home on Friday, Dec. 7, officiated by Bro. Mike Seamon.

Interment was in Hartsville Memorial Gardens.

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.

Delores Jean Linville

Delores Jean Linville, age 79, of Hartsville, passed away Friday, Nov. 30, 2018 at Skyline Medical Center.

She was preceded in death by: parents, King Joseph & Helen Pomeroy; brother, Ronnie Pomeroy; sister, Patricia Dematteo.

Survivors are: three sons, Ricky (Tina) Linville of Lafayette, Randy (Amanda) Linville of Hartsville, Danny (Kelli) Linville of Hartsville; two daughters, Cindy (Marty) Carr of Hartsville, Heather (Aaron) Silvious of Chattanooga; 14 grandchildren, Brooke (Matt) Jenkins, Paige Carr, Lexie Linville, Logan Carr, Eli Linville, Rachel Silvious, Houston Stafford, Sabrina Linville, Sierra Stafford, Benjamin Silvious, Rebekah Silvious, Abby Linville, Dalton Stafford & Gavin Linville; two great-grandchildren, Brody Linville & Millie Jenkins.

Funeral services were held in the chapel of Anthony Funeral Home on Tuesday, Dec. 4, officiated by Eld. Kevin Graham and Eld. Shawn Sheppard.

Interment was in the Hartsville Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Haley’s Hearts Foundation.

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

Alfred Robertson Dalton, Jr.

Alfred Robertson Dalton, Jr., age 87, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018.

The Hartsville native lived most of his life in Live Oak, Fla. Upon graduating from Trousdale County High School in Hartsville in 1950, he joined the U.S. Air Force, where he served at Carswell Air Force Base near Fort Worth, Texas, as an aircraft mechanic and crew chief of a B-36 “Peacemaker” during the Korean War.

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Following his time in the service Al moved to Live Oak, where he became an avid businessman and active member of the community. He worked in local agriculture and the tobacco industry for nearly 50 years, during which time he worked for the Big Independent Tobacco Warehouse in Live Oak, the Eastern Kentucky Tobacco Warehouse in Morehead, Ky., and the Lake City Tobacco Warehouses in Lake City, Fla. He was also a partner in the Dixie-Big Burley Tobacco Warehouse in Asheville, N.C., and a member of the Flue-Cured Tobacco Cooperative Stabilization Corporation.

In 1969, Al purchased and renovated the historic Blue Lodge in Live Oak. He owned and operated the establishment under the name of Village Inn Apartments for 43 years.

Al was a member of the Live Oak Elks Lodge, the Live Oak Shrine Club, the Barrett  and Hayward Masonic Lodge. Al enjoyed boating on the Suwannee River. He also relished spending time with loved ones and was a loyal and true friend to many. His wit and humor kept everyone on their toes. Above all else, Al was a loving and devoted father who will be dearly missed.

Mr. Dalton is preceded in death by: his parents, Alfred R. Dalton, Sr. and Myra Fairley Dalton of Hartsville; sister, Jean Dalton Bennett of Jackson, MS; and niece, Jean Diane Bennett of Jackson, MS.

He is survived by: his daughter, Sadie Dalton (Scott) Peterson; brother, John D. Dalton of Marietta, GA; three nieces and four nephews.

Funeral services were held on Tuesday, Dec. 4, in the Daniels Memorial Chapel with interment following in the Live Oak Cemetery.

Should friends desire, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to Operation Patriot, Inc. (PO Box 2443, Brandon, FL  33509); Suncoast Basset Rescue, Inc. (5200 NW 43rd Street #102318, Gainesville, FL  32606); or another charitable organization of your choosing.

Mary Jo Newman

Mary Jo Newman, age 69, of Hartsville, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018 at her daughter’s home.

Sadly we said goodbye to our sweet and precious Mama and Nanny. Surrounded by those she loved and loved her, the angels carried her soul to her Savior, Jesus Christ.

She was preceded in death by: husband, Bruce Newman.

Survivors are: two daughters, Mary Lynn (Danny) Claridy of Hartsville, Debbie (Steve) Woodall of Gallatin; son, Robin Newman of Hartsville; four grandchildren, Michael (Cody-Dale) Claridy, Heather Claridy, Cody (Crystal) Woodall and Austin Woodall; two great-grandchildren, Bentley Woodall and Charlie Claridy.

She gracefully left this world on her terms peacefully. Her faith never wavered as she fought hard up to the last breath. Our mother was God’s gift of love to us and her spirit and light will always be present in our lives, and for this we are eternally grateful. We would like to thank Dr. Nick and her staff at Tennessee Oncology, Dr. Kellogg and their staff, Avalon Hospice and St. Thomas Midtown, where everyone who provided medical care for her grew to love her.

Funeral services were held in the chapel of Anthony Funeral Home on Friday, Nov. 30, officiated by Eld. Jeff Blackwell.

Interment was in the Dixon Springs Cemetery.

Prayer is the key to heaven but faith unlocks the door.

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

Mary Frances Oliver

Mary Frances Oliver, age 77, of Hartsville, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018 at her home.

Funeral services were held in the chapel of Anthony Funeral Home on Saturday, Dec. 1, officiated by Eld. Kevin Slayton and Eld. Jeff Blackwell.

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.

Walter Lee Shrum

Walter Lee Shrum, age 74, of Hartsville, passed away Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018 at Hartsville Health and Rehab.

Graveside services were held on Wednesday, Dec. 5 at the Hartsville Cemetery, offiiated by Bro. Dustin Thompson and Bro. Robert Harvey.

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

Laurie Elanie Parmer

July 18, 1963 – Nov. 19, 2018

Laurie went to be with our Lord on Nov. 19, 2018. She is preceded in death by her father, John Issac Meredith, her grandparents and many loved ones before her.

Laurie is survived by her mother, Elanie Meredith; her son, Franklin Parmer; daughter, Jennifer Parmer; brother, John G Meredith; and sisters, Cathy Atchley, Jewell Russell and Nikki Williams.

Laurie’s body was cremated at her request. A celebration of Laurie’s life will be held in the spring – Laurie’s favorite time of year!

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that a donation in Laurie’s name be made to the American Heart Association.

John William Lee

John William Lee, age 69, of Carthage, passed away Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018.

Mr. Lee was born June 30, 1949 in Franklin, KY, son of Julie Ann Pulaski and the late William Franklin Lee. He married Beverly Jan Paradis Lee and she preceded him in death on April 19, 2017.

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Mr. Lee was also preceded in death by: sons; John William Lee II, Robert Puzzo; two grandchildren; Leon Richardson and Jordan Watkins.

Mr. Lee was a graduate of Trousdale County High School. He served his country in the U.S. Navy for 20 years and worked as a Sears repairman for 18 years.

Mr. Lee is survived by: daughter; Cassandra Lee of Carthage; sister; Sophia Kay (Jack) Needham of Lancaster, TX; Brother; Kenneth Dale Lee of Carthage; mother, Julie Ann Pulaski Long of Lancaster, TX; father-in-Law; Camille Paradis of Carthage; stepdaughter; Theresa (Clint) Wilson of Austin, TX; six grandchildren; Justin Dixon, Makaila Richardson, Jacob Watkins, Aaron Wilson, Braden Wilson and Serenity Green.

Graveside memorial service with military honors is scheduled to be conducted at a later date.

Bass Funeral Home, Carthage, was in charge of arrangements.

Wilma Dean Watson

Wilma Dean Watson, age 88, of Hartsville, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018 at NHC Place in Gallatin.

She was preceded in death by: husband, Harold Watson; brother, Sam Simmons; parents, Lloyd & Gracie Simmons.

Survivors are: son, Paul (Mary Ann) Watson of Bethpage; daughter, Brenda Watson of Old Hickory; four sisters, Annice Jones of Lafayette, Mary Stone of Westmoreland, Ester (Robert) Stidham of Westmoreland, Ruby (Corbert) Rader of Gordonsville.

Mrs. Watson was a member of Dixon’s Creek Missionary Baptist Church. She loved singing, flowers and crafting and she loved being a nurse.

Funeral services were held in the chapel of Anthony Funeral Home on Saturday, Nov. 10, officiated by Bro. Johnny Carver.

Honorary pallbearers were: residents and staff of Trousdale Senior Living Center.

Active pallbearers were: Cliff Jones, Rob Stidham, Charles Rader, Eugene Watson, Phil Simmons and Donnie Hines.

Interment was in Dixon Springs Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to Alzheimer’s Tennessee.

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

Mary Jane Dotson

Mary Jane Dotson, age 45, of Red Boiling Springs, passed away Monday, Oct. 29, 2018.

She was preceded in death by: parents, Carroll & Emogene Ellis; late husband, Jeffrey Barnes.

Survivors are: husband, Barry Dotson of Red Boiling Springs; two sons, Joshua Barnes of Hartsville, Cody Barnes of Red Boiling Springs; two stepdaughters, Emily Dotson of Lafayette, Sarah Dotson of Lafayette; sister, Carolyn (James) Kennedy of Dixon Springs.

Funeral services were held in the chapel of Anthony Funeral Home on Saturday, Nov. 3, officiated by Bro. Brit Little.

Interment was in Dixon Springs Cemetery.

Pallbearers were: Josh & Cody Barnes, James Kennedy, Dusty Perkins, Brock Ellis and Keith Dotson.

Memorial donations may be made to the Union Missionary Baptist Church.

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