HAROLD ROSS MARTIN, 1929-2010
MCKENZIE: Harold Ross Martin, 80, died Friday, May 21, 2010 at McKenzie Regional Hospital. Funeral services were Monday, May 24, at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church of McKenzie with Bro. Dennis Trull and Bro. John Adams officiating with Mr. Ross' grandson, Bro. Greg Barker delivering the eulogy. Burial followed at Mt. Olivet Cemetery.
Mr. Martin was born December 11, 1929 in McKenzie to the late Luther Lee and Mossie Irene Cooper Martin. He was a retired Metropolitan Life Insurance Representative and owner of the Ross Martin Insurance Agency. He was a member of First Baptist Church of McKenzie where he served as a Deacon, Sunday School teacher, pianist and church organist. He was a Paul Harris Fellow of the McKenzie Rotary Club and also served as President. Mr. Martin was a 1946 graduate of McKenzie High School and a graduate of Draughon Business College. While working in the insurance business he was a Million Dollar Round Table achiever for three years. Past time participation for Mr. Ross included football on college and high school levels at McKenzie High School, University of Tennessee and Bethel College; being an avid runner for four years with marathon running at Huntsville, Alabama. Condolences are evident and have been made for Mr. Ross Martin's community involvement, "He will be greatly missed by everyone he came in contact with, through his walk in life".
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother and sisters: Caywood Martin, Hazel Martin Brewer, Kathryn Martin Patterson and Jean Martin Marshall; his wife, Martha Elizabeth "Tinsy" Fite Martin; and his son, Phillip Martin.
Survivors include: one daughter, Carol Martin Barker of McKenzie; three grandchildren, Greg and Amy Barker of McKenzie, Leigh Ann and Julio Mendoza of Springdale, Arkansas, and Beth Martin of Huntingdon; eight great grandchildren, Ashley Barker, Madison Barker, Holly Barker of McKenzie, Austin Mendoza, Kristian Mendoza, and Nadia Mendoza of Springdale, Arkansas, Riley Carter and Bryson Martin, both of Huntingdon.
McKenzie Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
STACEY LORENE HALTER, 1915-2010
CLARKSBURG, Tenn. - Mrs. Stacey Lorene Halter, 94, of Clarksburg, Tennessee died Thursday, May 20, 2010 at her home.
Funeral services were Friday, May 21, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Chase Funeral Home. Interment followed in Jones Cemetery. Bro. Phillip Halter officiated the service.
Mrs. Halter was born July 7, 1915 in Henderson County, Tennessee, to the late John Scates and Adeline (Watson) Scates. She was a homemaker and a member of the Clarksburg Missionary Baptist Church.
She was also preceded in death by her husband, Lucian Halter, two sons, Donald Halter, Dwight Halter, three sisters, Ethel Wood, Ollie Watkins, Lela Walker and two brothers, Everett Scates and Edgar Scates.
She is survived by four daughters, Carolyn Lutz (husband, Charles) of Huntingdon, Jean H. Crownover (husband, Jimmy) of Lexington, Glenda Harris (husband, Charles), Judy White (husband, Johnny), one son, John C. (Pete) Halter, all of Clarksburg. She also leaves eleven grandchildren, sixteen great-grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter.
KENNETH ROBERTS, 1952-2010
WESTPORT: Kenneth Roberts, 57, died Wednesday, May 19, 2010 at Alive Hospice at St. Thomas in Nashville.
Mr. Roberts was born November 23, 1952 in Chattanooga.
Survivors include: his wife, Sue Roberts of Westport; and his mother, Elvia A. Gilbert of Silvis, Illinois.
Dilday-Carter Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
ELLEN MARIE COBB, 1929-2010
FERNDALE, MICHIGAN: Ellen Marie Cobb, 81, died Wednesday, May 12, 2010. Funeral services were Tuesday, May 18, at 11 a.m. at Dilday - Carter Funeral Home with Bro. Jerry Foust officiating. Burial followed in Hebron Cemetery.
Mrs. Cobb was born April 2, 1929 in Manassas, Virginia to the late Plummer Stinnette and Mary (Davis) Stinnette. She was a retired registered nurse for the Hilton Convalescent Home, in Ferndale, Michigan for 28 years. She was a member of the Ferndale Foursquare Gospel Church. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Conrad "Gene" Cobb; one sister, Dorothy Burgan; one brother, Nathan Stinnette; three half sisters, Phyllis Hall, Frances Stacey, and Marjorie Franks; and a half brother, Henry Stinnette.
Survivors include: one son, Charles (Nancy) Cobb of Centerville, Tennessee; three daughters, Mary House of Michigan, Patricia (Daniel) Pier of Michigan, Betty Cobb of Michigan; three sisters, Kathryn (Don) Dardzinski, of Michigan, Christine Bensen and Shirley Norris, both of Florida; and two grandchildren.
BISHOP RAYMOND HAROLD OWEN
OKLAHOMA CITY: The Rev. Raymond Harold Owen, 78, formerly of McKenzie, died Saturday, May 15, 2010 in Oklahoma City. Memorial services were Tuesday, May 18, at 1:30 p.m. at Chapel Hill United Methodist Church in Oklahoma City.
Mr. Owen was born near Gleason. He served in the U.S. Army for 12 years. He was a retired United Methodist bishop, author, and leader of church building projects.
Survivors include: his wife, Lavell Owen; two sons, Darryl Owen and the Rev. Dr. Dyton L. Owen; two brothers, Page Owen, Jr. of McKenzie and Doyle Owen of Cleveland, Ohio; one sister, Ruby of Jackson; and four grandchildren.
GEORGE FREDERICK CHAPMAN, 1922-2010
MCKENZIE, TN : George Frederick Chapman, age 88, died Wednesday, May 19, 2010 at McKenzie Regional Hospital.
Funeral services are 11:00 a.m. Friday, May 21, 2010 at McKenzie Church of Christ with burial at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, McKenzie.
Visitation is at the church on Thursday, 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. and Friday, 9:00 a.m. until service time.
Mr. Chapman was retired from U.S. Post Office, where he was a custodian.. He also was a World War II Navy Sea Bee’s veteran, a farmer, owner of George’s Service Station and a member of McKenzie Church of Christ.
He was born March 8, 1922 to the late Reuben Acie and Ora Bell Howell Chapman.
Mr. Chapman is survived by his wife, Wilma Montgomery Chapman of McKenzie and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his sisters, Allene Eaves and Allie Mae Bridges and one brother Leon Chapman.
Brummitt Funeral Home of McKenzie is in charge of arrangements.
TERRY ALLEN RIMMER, 1956-2010
McKenzie, TN – Funeral services for Terry Allen Rimmer, 53, are Friday, May 21, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. at McKenzie Funeral Home with Chris Burnine and George Avery officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Olivet Cemetery. The family will receive friends Thursday, May 20, 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. and Friday, May 21, 10:00 a.m. until service time.
Mr. Rimmer, a former factory worker and disabled since 1998, died Wednesday, May 19, 2010 at his residence. He was born September 25, 1956 in Trezevant, Tenn. to Vern (Johnny) and Geraldine Price Rimmer. He was preceded in death by his father.
Survivors include his wife of 34 years Cynthia Burnine Rimmer of McKenzie, a daughter, Amanda Puckett of McKenzie; five sisters, Dorothy Franklin, Judy (Bobby) Cole, Nellie (Malcolm) Horton, Bettie (Tom) Horton, and Mary Savage, all of McKenzie; two brothers, Jerry (Debra) Rimmer of McKenzie and Johnny Rimmer of Trezevant; and one grandson William Puckett of McKenzie.
McKenzie Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. For more information please call (731) 352-4848 or visit www.mckenziefuneralhome.com.
WANDA LEE COOPER, 1951-2010
MCKENZIE, TN - Wanda Lee Cooper, age 59, died Wednesday, May 19, 2010, at Oak Manor Healthcare in McKenzie.
Funeral services are 11:00 a.m., Saturday, May 22, 2010 at Brummitt Funeral Home, McKenzie, with burial to follow at Liberty Cemetery, McKenzie, TN.
Visitation is Friday, May 21, 2010, 4:00 to 8:00 p.m., and Saturday, 9:00 a.m. until service time. Ms. Cooper was born January 3, 1951 to the late Russell Glen Cooper and Helen Lee Melton Cooper of McKenzie.
She is survived by her mother, her brother, James Glen Cooper of McKenzie and several cousins.
ROBIN LEE SANDERS, 1961-2010
HAPEVILLE, GEORGIA: Robin Lee Sanders, 48, died at her home. A graveside funeral service is Friday, May 21, 2010 at 2 p.m. in the Republican Grove Baptist Church Cemetery. Friends may visit the family on Friday from 11 a.m. until the service hour at the church.
Mrs. Sanders was born June 9, 1961 in Nashville.
Survivors include: her husband, Terry Sanders of Hapeville; her mother, Nancy Jones of White Bluff, Tennessee; and father-in-law, Warren (Carrie) Sanders of Huntingdon.
OTIS B. NASH, 1928 - 2010
HUNTINGDON: Otis B. Nash, 81, died Friday, May 14, 2010 at Huntingdon Health and Rehabilitation Center. Funeral services are Wednesday, May 19, at 1 p.m. at New Reedy Creek Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Kenneth Hillman officiating. Burial will follow in New Reedy Creek Cemetery.
Mr. Nash was born October 29, 1928 in Carroll County to the late R.D. Nash and Floyd (Williamson) Nash. He was a retired janitor for the West Tennessee Public Utility District, a member of the New Reedy Creek Missionary Baptist Church, Masonic Lodge, American Legion, and he was a World War II Navy veteran. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by one daughter, Kimberly; two grandsons, Charles and Isaac; one brother, John; and one sister, Lillie Mae.
Survivors include: three daughters, Winnetta Underwood of Oakland, California, Melinda Harris of Chicago, Illinois, and Greta Nash of Nashville; four sons, Kenneth Webb, Otis B. Nash, Jr., both of Dayton, Ohio, Tyron Nash of Huntingdon, and John Christopher Nash of Nashville; two sisters, June Cozart of Huntingdon and Irene Fason of Albuquerque, New Mexico; two brothers, James (Beatrice) Nash and Robert Nash, both of Dayton, Ohio; 13 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.
JESSE NADINE MCCORMICK, 1927-2010
BIG SANDY: Jesse Nadine McCormick, 83, died Saturday, May 15, at her home. Funeral services were Tuesday, May 18, at 2 p.m. at Bodkin Funeral Home with Rev. Don Bowlin officiating. Burial followed in Shiloh Cemetery in Bradford.
Ms. McCormick was born January 16, 1927 to the late James Clyde Nichols and Corine Williams Nichols. She was a member of Shiloh General Baptist Church.
Survivors include: two sons, James McCormick of Big Sandy and Roger Dale McCormick of Grand Chain, Illinois; four daughters, Willodean Whitmore of Atwood, Linda Kay Herron of Camden, Mary Ann Perry of Murray, Kentucky and Carol Jean Seals of Karnak, Illinois; 23 grandchildren, 37 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.
BRENDA KATHERINE LOUISE HAMM, 1959-2010
CLARKSBURG: Brenda Katherine Louise Hamm, 51, died Sunday, May 9, 2010 at her home.
Mrs. Hamm was born April 28, 1959 in Benton Harbor, Michigan. She attended First General Baptist Church in Milan. She was preceded in death by her mother, Barbara Bradford Pliley and a son, Ronnie L. Shaver, Jr.
Survivors include: her husband, Wayne M. Hamm' her father, Jerry Pliley of Michigan; one daughter, Sarah E. Shaver of Clarksburg; two brothers, Brian Pliley and Brad Pliley, and a sister, Kim R. Smith, all of Michigan; and two grandchildren.
Dilday-Carter Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
GLENN WARBRITTON, JR., 1931-2010
HUNTINGDON: Glenn Warbritton, Jr., 78, died Tuesday, May 11, 2010 at Jackson Madison County General Hospital. Funeral services were Thursday, May 13, at 11 a.m. at Dilday - Carter Funeral Home with Bro. Dan Winkler and Charlie Powell officiating. Burial followed in Sellers Hill Cemetery.
Mr. Warbritton was born September 19, 1931 in Carroll County to the late Cecil Glenn Warbritton and Onie (Reeder) Warbritton. He was a member of Huntingdon Church of Christ and a retired meter reader for the Carroll County Electric Department. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Warren Warbritton.
Survivors include: his wife, Bertie Lou Warbritton; one daughter, Gina Rainey of Huntingdon; one son, Barry Warbritton of North Carolina; one sister, Claudia Hilliard of Huntingdon; and one grandson.
EUGENE WALTERS, 1940-2010
CAMDEN: Eugene Walters, 69, formerly of Hollow Rock, died Saturday, May 15, at Jackson Madison County General Hospital. Funeral services were Tuesday, May 18, at 3 p.m. at Bruceton Funeral Home with Bro. Fred Ward officiating. Cremation followed the service.
Mr. Walters was born December 20, 1940 in East St. Louis, Missouri to the late Eddie Crocket Walters and Sara Veatrice House Walters. He was a member of Camden Elks Lodge #2156 and former Jaycee. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister, Mable Portwood; and two brothers, Ed Walters and Tony Walters.
Survivors include: two daughters, Cheryl Segraves of Huntingdon and Michelle Mebane of Bruceton; one sister, Dorthella Haynes of Bellview, Illinois; three brothers, Kenneth Walters and Charles Walters, both of Bruceton, and Jay Walters of Maryville, California; and four grandchildren, Seth, Zachary, Zoe and Zane.
EVA BELL GOODRICH
HUMBOLDT: Eva Bell Goodrich, 91, died Saturday, May 15, 2010 at McKenzie Health Care Center. Funeral services are Wednesday, May 19, at Shelton-Hunt Funeral Home with the Rev. Warren Deaton officiating. Burial will follow in Hornbeak Cemetery in Greenfield.
Mrs. Goodrich was a retired factory worker for Brown Shoe Company and a member of Eastwood Baptist Church in Greenfield.
Survivors include: one daughter, Theresa (Rick) Hale of Harvest, Alabama; one son, Wilson Goodrich of Grand Junction, Colorado; one sister, Pauline Sullivan of Humboldt; grandchildren, Jason (Tracey) Goodrich of Minneapolis, Minnesota, Colin Goodrich of Carbondale, Colorado and Katie Hale of Harvest, Alabama.
R. C. MORGAN, 1922-2010
MCKENZIE: R. C. Morgan, 88, died Saturday, May 15, at McKenzie Regional Hospital. Funeral services are Wednesday, May 19, at 3 p.m. at McKenzie Funeral Home with Bro. Dennis Beal and Bro. Dewayne Thomas officiating. Burial will follow at Carroll Memorial Gardens.
Mr. Morgan was born March 22, 1922 in Huntingdon to the late Paul and Lillian Birmingham Morgan. He was a retired carpenter, member of VFW Post #4939, and a WW II US Army veteran where he received the Purple Heart. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wives, Marie Hodge Morgan who died in 1987 and Katherine Robertson Morgan who died in 2004; one daughter, Kathy Morgan Anderson; one son, Paul Edward Morgan; one granddaughter, Lisa Marie Morgan; four sisters, Ann Aylor, Mary Lee Alexander, Vernice Ervin, and Betty Jean Runions; and two brothers, Jimmie Morgan and Eugene "Doc" Morgan.
Survivors include: three daughters, Faye Presley, Phalecia (Danny) Marbry, Retha (David) Luna, all of McKenzie; one son, Charles Morgan of McKenzie; ten grandchildren, Lisa Jualonda, Regina Carol Bryant, Christy Renee Mealer, Angela Dawn Hones, Randy Lynn Anderson, Tammy Wynette Rivera, Gary Lynn Marbry, Michelle Renee Marbry, Alecia Kay Morgan, Lisa Marie Jaime-Lune; and 28 great-grandchildren.
DOROTHY LYNN NEISLER, 1957-2010
MCKENZIE: Dorothy "Dot" Lynn Neisler, 52, died Wednesday, May 12, 2010, at her home. Funeral services are Friday, May 14, 2 p.m. at Brummitt Funeral Home, McKenzie, with burial in Bethel Cemetery, Huntingdon.
Mrs. Neisler was born August 22, 1957. She was an LPN for Jackson Clinic of Milan, a member of Bethel Missionary Baptist Church, Huntingdon, and also a member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary.
Survivors include: her parents, Glenn and Mary Alice Arnold Baker of Huntingdon; her husband, Joe Neisler of McKenzie; two daughters, Jennifer (Mike) Beasley of McKenzie and Jessica Neisler of McKenzie; one son, Jamie (Kim) Neisler of Wildersville; three brothers, Don (Elaine) Baker of Huntingdon, Greg Baker of Huntingdon and Brad Baker of Huntingdon; five grandchildren, Drew, Matt, Drake, Colton and Sophie.
Visitation is Thursday, May 13, from 4 p.m.-8 p.m. and Friday from 11 a.m. until service time.
WILLIAM WARREN VINES, 1920-2010
HUNTINGDON: William "Bill" Warren Vines, 90, died Monday, May 10, 2010 at his home. Funeral services are Thursday, May 13, at 2 p.m. at Dilday - Carter Funeral Home with Bro. Tony Taylor officiating. Burial will follow in Carroll Memorial Gardens.
Mr. Vines was born February 29, 1920 in Illinois, to the late Henry Thomas Vines and Bertha Adrena (Beggs) Vines. He was retired from the Army Corp of Engineers, a World War II veteran, a member of the Iris Society and the Carroll County Humane Society. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Faye Anderson Vines; one son, Freddie Vines; one sister, Blanche Emily Vines; three brothers, Gilbert Vines, Blaine Vines, and Wayne Vines; and two stepbrothers, Verril Keistler and Glenn Keistler.
Survivors include: one stepdaughter, Jan (Bill) Elder of Louisville, Kentucky; three stepsons, Max (Brenda) Anderson, Don Anderson, both of Cedar Grove, and Jerry (Tere) Anderson of Winchester, Tennessee; several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends Wednesday from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. and Thursday from 8 a.m. until time of services.