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Obituaries 2012 Archive: April 22 - May 5

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CHARLOTTE HIGHFILL
1922-2012

 

MCKENZIE: Charlotte Highfill, 89, formerly of Midland Michigan, died Thursday, April 26, 2012 in Jackson, Michigan. Funeral services were Tuesday, May 1, at 12:00 p.m. at the J. L. Watson Funeral Chapel with Reverend Sue Babb officiating.  Burial will follow on Thursday, May 3, at 11:00 a.m., in Tumbling Creek Cemetery in Gleason, TN.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to Riverside Place, 400 East Main Street, Midland, MI 48640. Visitation will be held at the funeral chapel on Tuesday, May 1, from 11:00 a.m. until the time of the service.
Mrs. Highfill was born December 1, 1922, in Kincardine, Ontario, Canada, to the late Andrew Farrell Campbell and Anna Maude Campbell.
Charlotte married Romeo Duval in 1940; he died in Detroit in 1946.  She then married James Highfill in 1954; he died in McKenzie, Tennessee in 1993. Charlotte loved to visit with her grandchildren, write poetry, read books, and play cards.
Survivors include: daughters, Diane (Hal) Duval Richards of Midland, MI and Norma (Bob) Duval Wittel of Jackson, MI; eight grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren.

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ELI SPIVEY
1992 - 2012

PARIS: Landin Elijah Blair Spivey, 19 of Paris died Saturday, April 28, 2012, from injuries he sustained in an automobile accident. Funeral services are Tuesday, May 1, 2012 at 4:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Chase Funeral Home. Burial follows in the Clark Cemetery.  Bro. James Spivey, Jr. will officiate the service.
Mr. Spivey was born December 17, 1992 in Jackson, Tennessee.  He was employed at Lowe’s in Paris as a delivery man, was a graduate of McEwen High School and an avid athlete and loved his Maverick’s baseball team. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandmother, Shirley Spivey, and maternal grandmother, Elaenor Woodard.
Survivors include: his father, Randy Spivey (wife Theresa), of Paris; his mother, Sonjah Jones (husband James) of McEwen; paternal grandfather, James Spivey of Huntingdon, maternal grandfather, James Woodard of Camden, maternal grandmother, Judy Jones (husband Floyd) of Missouri; two sisters, Makray Jones of McEwen and Peyton Spivey of Paris; three brothers, DraAsher Jones of McEwen, Dylan Jones of North Carolina, and Levi Spivey of Paris. He also leaves nine uncles, five aunts, numerous cousins and friends.

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RANDY GLENN WILLIAMS
1962 - 2012

ARLINGTON: Randy Glenn Williams, 50 of Arlington, Tennessee, died Saturday, April 28, 2012 at his home. Funeral services were Monday, April 30, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Chase Funeral Home. Burial followed in the Clarksburg Cemetery. Bro. John D. Small officiated the service.
Mr. Williams was born March 5, 1962 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.  He was employed as an advertising installer for Clear Channel Outdoors. He was preceded in death by his father, Gaston Williams.
Survivors include: wife of 19 years, Cindy Williams; his mother, Evelyn Williams and one sister, Patsy Haywood (husband Paul) both of Clarksburg.

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FRANCES MARY TRENT
1920-2012

HUNTINGDON: Frances Mary Trent, 92 of Huntingdon, Tennessee, died Wednesday, April 25, 2012 at her home. Funeral services were Tuesday, May 1, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Chase Funeral Home. Burial followed in the Humbles Cemetery.
Ms. Trent was born April 16, 1920 in Huntingdon, Tennessee to the late Charlie Carter and Mary (McCloud) Carter. She was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her husband; one brother, Henry Carter and four sisters, Gertrude Anderson, Devella Thompson, Charlene Gause, and Mary Nell Williamson.
Survivors include: one sister, Queen Esther Carter of Huntingdon; three nephews, Wylie Willis II of Huntingdon, Willie Mack of Chicago, Illinois, Hezekich Thompson of Chicago, Illinois and two great nephews. She also leaves a host of cousins, great nieces and nephews.

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DARRELL LYNN ESKEW
1925 – 2012

HUNTINGDON: Darrell Lynn Eskew, 86 of Huntingdon, died Friday, April 27, 2012. Funeral services were Tuesday, May 1, 2012 in the Chapel of Chase Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Sellers Hill Cemetery. Eld. Dale Price officiated the service.
Mr. Eskew was born August 3, 1925 in Huntingdon, Tennessee to the late George Everett Eskew and Florence (Wiles) Eskew. He was a retired machinist for the Parker Hannifin Company and a member of the Chickasaw Church of Christ. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Carol Ann Eskew; one son, Scott Darrell Eskew; one brother, Justin Eskew and one sister, Virgie Lou McMinn.
Survivors include: one daughter, Melanie Anderson (husband Christopher) of Placentia, California; one son, Gary E. Eskew (wife Shonda) of Huntingdon; four sisters, Mildred Walls (husband Carlton) of Knoxville, Joyce Crider of Paris, Jewel Simpson and Jane Callison (husband Bob) both of Huntingdon; three brothers, George Eskew (wife Evon), Gaylon Eskew (wife Elanor), and Robert Wayne Eskew (wife Jean), all of Huntingdon; two grandsons, two step grandchildren and one step great grandson.

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FAYE MORRIS
1935-2012

MCKENZIE: Faye Morris, 76, of McKenzie, died Wednesday, April 25 at McKenzie Healthcare Center. Funeral services were Friday, April 27 at the McKenzie Church of Christ. Burial followed at Mt. Olivet Cemetery.
Mrs. Morris was born May 22, 1935 to the late Otis “Buck” and Elizabeth Kelley. She was a member of the McKenzie Church of Christ and retired from Maurine Johnson Cleaners.
Survivors include: husband Arvin L. Morris, of McKenzie; sister Brenda (Morris) Beadles, of McKenzie; nephew, Ricky (Teresa) Beadles and niece, Meredith (Roger) Bostian.

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CAROLYN N. SEEGER
1918-2012

HUNTINGDON: Carolyn N. Seeger, 94, died Friday, April 27 at Life Care Center in Bruceton. Services were held Sunday, April 29 at McKenzie Funeral Home. Burial is Friday, May 4 at Park Lawn Memorial Park in Rockville, MD.
Mrs. Seeger was born on March 21, 1918 in Shippensburg, PA to Paul B. and Ella Trone Noftsker. She was a retired secretary for an accounting firm, a member of St. Luke’s Lutheran Church in Silver Springs, MD and a graduate of Shippensburg State University. She also was preceded in death by her husband, William Henry Seeger, Jr.
Survivors include: two sons, Rick (Alta) Seeger, of Huntingdon, and Larry (Ruth) Seeger, of Gaithersburg, MD and two grandchildren.

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GUY EDWIN GEORGE

BRADFORD: Guy Edwin George, 70, of Bradford, died Friday, April 27. Funeral services were at Williams Funeral Home of Gleason on Monday, April 30 with burial following at Hopewell Cemetery with Thomas Mitchell officiating.
Mr. George was born to Charles George and Giva Arnold George, both who preceded him in death. He was retired from the Ford Motor Company.
Survivors include: wife, Loretta George; son Guy George, of Garden City, MI; daughter Jimmie Mitchell, of Dry Ridge, KY; two sisters, Madeline Lockwood, of Fort Myers, FL and Lovann Daittlo, of Memphis; and one brother, Mark George, of Elkhart, TN.

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LOU ELLON NEWBILL
1932-2012

HUNTINGDON: Lou Ellon Newbill, 80, of Huntingdon, died Wednesday, April 25 at the Mayfield Rehabilitation Center in Smyrna. Funeral services were Friday, April 27 in the Chapel of Dilday-Carter Funeral Home. Burial followed at the New Hope Cemetery with Bro. Chris Curry officiating.
Mrs. Newbill was born February 1, 1932 in Carroll County to the late Sam Umstead and Frances Gooch Umstead. She was a member of the New Hope Baptist Church, a homemaker and a retired employee of the Huntingdon High School cafeteria. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Earl Newbill.
Survivors included: two daughters, Wanda L. (Earl) Chandler, of Smyrna, and Patricia Green, of Lavergne; two brothers, Franklin Umstead and Jimmy Umstead, both of Huntingdon; and four nephews, Ricky Umstead, Tony Umstead, Toby Umstead and Tracy Umstead.

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FLOY NELL STAGGS
1943-2012

Floy Nell Staggs, 68, of Huntingdon, died Monday, April 30 at her home. Funeral services are Wednesday, May 2 at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Dilday-Carter Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Bethel Cemetery with Brother Scott Carter officiating. Visitation will be on Tuesday from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Dilday-Carter Funeral Home and on Wednesday from 8:00 a.m. until services.
Mrs. Staggs was born December 6, 1943, in Carroll County to the late Floyd Dennis Reynolds and Thelma Baker Reynolds. She was a member of the Bethel Missionary Baptist Church, a member of the Eastern Star, a homemaker and a volunteer at Baptist Memorial Hospital. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Ray Staggs; two brothers, William B. Reynolds and Frank W. Reynolds; and a sister, Agnes Cole Rogers.
Survivors include: one daughter and son-in-law, Michele Staggs (Kevin) Hollowell, of Huntingdon; a sister, Wanda Reynolds (Sammy) Edwards, of Huntingdon; and four grandchildren.

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DOROTHY NELL KENNON
1927-2012

MCKENZIE: Dorothy Nell Kennon, 85, of Paris, died Sunday, April 15 at McKenzie Healthcare. Funeral services were Tuesday, April 17 at Ridgeway Funeral Home. Burial followed at Mr. Olivet Cemetery in McKenzie.
Mrs. Kennon was born March 5, 1927 to the late Willie Harmon “Bob” Story and Ruby Lee Crews Story. She was a homemaker and a former machine operator at Salant and Salant. She was also preceded in death by her husband, A. M. Kennon; a sister, Della Verlene Rumley; and two brothers, Robbie Verdell Story and William Lawell Story.
Survivors include: two sons, Kenny (Debbie) Kennon, of Paris and Guy “Dudley” (Melinda) Pate, of Paris; sister Sandra Eveylene VanCleave, of St. Claire Shores, MI; one brother, Damon Edward (Janice) Story, of Buchanan; five grandchildren, nine great grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.

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PHYLLIS JEAN SHELL
1949-2012

CEDAR GROVE: Phyllis Jean Shell, 62, of Springville, died Thursday, April 26 at Christian Care Center of Rutherford County. Funeral services were Saturday, April 28 at Ridgeway Funeral Home.
Mrs. Shell was born on September 15, 1949 to the late Bob Vassal and Mildred Richardson Vassal, both who preceded her in death. She was a member of Kentucky Lake Road Church of Christ. She was also preceded by her husband, W. L. Douglas Shell; a son, W. L. Douglas Shell, Jr.; and two brothers Albert Vassal and Bobby Dean Vassal.
Survivors include: one daughter, Douglassa Smothers (fiancée Alan Chlupka), of Smyrna; two sons, Robert (Lizz) Shell, of McKenzie, and Jeff Shell, of Clarksville; two sisters, Shirley (Wortham) Barnes, of Springville and Margie (Monroe) Robbins, of Paris; one brother, Randy (Kim) Vassal, of Buchanan; and five grandchildren.

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MAX PAUL BAKER
1950-2012

 

MCKENZIE: Max Paul Baker, Jr., 62, died Sunday, April, 29, 2012 at his residence. Visitation begins at noon Wednesday, May 2, 2012 at the Cedar Avenue Chapel of Brummitt-McKenzie Funeral Home. Funeral services are at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home with burial to follow at Shiloh Cemetery in McKenzie.
Mr. Baker was retired from the U.S. Treasury Department as an IRS Internal Security and Treasury Inspector and he was also a Navy veteran. Mr. Baker was born March 14, 1950 to Max Paul Baker, Sr. and the late Mary June Collins Baker.
Survivors include: his father; his wife, Jackie Baker, of Big Sandy; and two sisters, Shirley B. (Gary) Nelson and Linda B. (Hal) McIver, both of Jackson.

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EDWARD LEE HOLLAND
1955-2012
JACKSON: Edward Lee Holland, 57 of Huntingdon, Tennessee, died Thursday, April 19, 2012 at the Jackson Madison County General Hospital.
Funeral services were Sunday, April 22, 2012. in the Chapel of Chase Funeral Home. Burial followed in the Hampton Cemetery. Bro. Wayne Burton officiated the service.
Mr. Holland was born March 13, 1955 in Carroll County, Tennessee to the late Carl Edward and Leatha Mae (Woods) Holland. He was retired from the State of Tennessee Division of Forestry and a member of the Faith in Christ Ministries Church. He was also preceded in death by one son, Timothy Holland.
Survivors include: his wife, of 34 years, Jean Holland, one son, Joshua Holland; one sister, Virginia (Jimmy) Davis; paternal grandparents, Bill and Floye Holland, all of Huntingdon and one granddaughter, Grace Holland.

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EDWARD LEE HART
1941-2012
MEMPHIS: Edward Lee Hart 70, of Parkers Crossroads, Tennessee died Monday, April 16, 2012 at the Methodist LeBonheur Hospital in Germantown. Funeral services were Saturday, April 21, 2012 at the Bible Hill Missionary Baptist Church. Burial followed in Bible Hill Cemetery. Rev. Anthony Gorden officiated the service.
Mr. Hart was born June 14, 1941, in Henderson County, Tennessee to the late Hurley Hart and Florence (Williams) Hart. He worked in manufacturing at Delavan Delta and MIG and retired after more than 25 years of service. He was employed with Henderson County Solid Waste Company and was a member of Bible Hill Missionary Baptist Church. He was also preceded in death by one sister, Earon Annie McGill.
Survivors include: wife, Mae Helen Hart; three daughters, Shelia (Tony) Teague of Wildersville, Sherry (Chester “Perry”) Gordon, and Felecia (Tony) Robertson, both of Parkers Crossroads; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; two sisters, Essie Lee Carter, of Yuma, and Surrenda (Stanley) Ross, of Wildersville; his mother-in-law, Mamie Donald, of Huntingdon; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

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CYNTHIA LYNN LEWIS
1960-2012
PARIS: Cynthia Lynn Lewis, 51, of Paris, died April 22 at her residence. Funeral services are at McEvoy Funeral Home on Wednesday, April 25 at 1:00 p.m. with Bro. Billy Ross officiating. Visitation is at McEvoy on Tuesday from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. and after 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday.
Ms. Lewis was born on December 5, 1960 in Paris to Sherman William Morris, who preceded her in death, and Jeanie “Odean” Matheny Morris, who survives.
Other survivors include: son, William Scott (Amy) Lewis, of Sharon; two sisters, Debbie Taylor, of Paris, and Lori “Katie” (Tommy) Chandler, of McKenzie; two brothers, Larry “Bucky” Morris, of Paris, and William B. Morris, of Marion, IL; one granddaughter; and several nieces and nephews.

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REBECCA LYNNE MCCOLLUM
1954-2012
UNION CITY: Rebecca Lynne McCollum, 58, of Gleason, died Thursday, April 19, 2012, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Union City. Funeral services for Mrs. McCollum were held Sunday, April 22, 2012, at 2:00 p.m. at Beech Springs Baptist Church in Gleason. Entombment followed at Beech Springs Cemetery. Bro. Tony Terrell officiated the services. Williams Funeral Home of Gleason was in charge of the arrangements.
Mrs. McCollum was a Registered Nurse and the owner of Blossoms-N-Blooms Florist in Gleason. She was a member of Beech Springs Baptist Church. Mrs. McCollum was born February 9, 1954 in Chicago, Illinois.
Mrs. McCollum is survived by her husband, Bill McCollum of Gleason; one daughter, Gretchen Haynes of Gleason; one son, Mathew McCollum of Gleason; parents, Don Whitworth and Billie (Needham) Whitworth of Gleason; two brothers, Larry Whitworth of Greenfield, and Don Whitworth, Jr. of Rhode Island; and four grandchildren.

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DONNA KAY MOBLEY
1960-2012
HAWAII: Donna Kay Mobley, 61, of Paris, died Sunday, April 15 at Waikiki Miramar Hotel in Honolulu, HI. Funeral services were at Ridgeway Funeral Home on Saturday, April 21 with Mike Bowers officiating. Burial followed at Rose Lawn Memory Garden in Paris.
Ms. Mobley was born in Owosso, MI on May 14, 1960 to J.R. Mobley and Nora Brown Mobley, both who preceded her in death. She was also preceded by a brother, Jerry Mobley. She was a member of the Eastview Baptist Church in Huntingdon and was a self-employed housekeeper for 26 years.
Survivors include: two daughters, Belinda (Lowell) Parrish Brown, of Cadiz, KY and Carrie Parrish Martinez, of Paris; two sons, Jonathan D. “Jon” (Alissa) Parrish, of Paris and Kevin Edward Parrish, of Henry; one sister, Barbara Jackson, of Henry; three brothers, Robert Mobley, of Crossville, Larry Mobley of Arkansas, and Bobby (Geri) Alexander of Los Angeles, CA; five grandchildren.

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WELDON COOPER
1927-2012
JACKSON: Weldon Cooper, 84, of Hollow Rock, died Monday, April 16 at the Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. Funeral services were on Thursday, April 19 at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Dilday-Carter Funeral Home with burial following at Prospect Cemetery. Bros. Tony Boyd and Jerry Lawson officiated the services.
Mr. Cooper was born on May 1, 1927, in Carroll County, to the late Doye Cooper and Euphia Crews Cooper. He was a retired employee of Dupont and was a member of the Barren Springs Cumberland Presbyterian Church for 58 years, of which he served as an elder for 47 years. He also served on the Hollow Rock board of aldermen for eight years. He was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Hilary Howell; a brother, Howard Cooper and a son-in-law, Jerry Howell.
Survivors include: wife, Cassie Cooper; two daughters, Kathy Howell, of Bruceton, and Karen (Dennis) Townsend, of Huntingdon; one sister, Barbara (Elvis) Melton, of Huntingdon; four grandchildren and a great grandson.

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MELVIN G. SCARLETT
Dr. Melvin G. Scarlett, 91, of Murfreesboro, President Emeritus of MTSU, died April 16 in Murfreesboro. Services were held at the Woodfin Funeral Chapel on April 19, 2012.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence and Mossie Scarlett. He began his higher education at Bethel College (now Bethel University). He held various positions, from professor to president, in several states, before moving to Murfreesboro in 1968, where he served as president of MTSU for 10 years. He spent 10 years as a regents professor at Memphis State before retiring in Murfreesboro.
Survivors include: wife, Caroline Vawter Scarlett; one brother, Don Scarlett, of Winston-Salem, NC; three children, Jon, David and Nan; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

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BESSIE VIRGINIA WILLIAMS
1929-2012
RUSSELLVILLE, AK: Bessie Virginia Williams, 82, of Paris, died Monday, April 16 at St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center in Russellville, AK. Funeral services were Thursday, April 19 at McEvoy Funeral Home with Bros. Bud Merwin and Richard Allen officiating. Burial followed at Memorial Cemetery.
Mrs. Williams was born on December 6, 1929 in McKenzie to William Virgil Lee and Gladys Shell Lee, both who preceded her in death. She was married to Willie F. Williams, who also preceded her, and was a member of Enon Baptist Church of McKenzie. She loved flowers and was an avid gardener, enjoyed fishing and hated missing a yard sale. She was also preceded in death by a son, Willie Williams, Jr.; a sister, Louise Nuttings; and two brothers, Roy Lee and Bobby Joe Lee.
Survivors include: one daughter, Tina Deeter, of Henry; two sons, Jerry Williams, of Russellville, Arkansas and Michael (Brenda Kay) Williams, of Henry; three sisters, Alice (Wayne) Love, of Camden, Brenda Kay (Victor) Nuz, of Liberty Hill, TX, and Laura Ann (Bobby) Vaughn, of Paris; two brothers, Lonnie Ray Lee, of Camden, and Charles G. (Linda) Lee, of Paris; five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

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THOMAS EARL “PINKY” HODGSON
1929-2012
JACKSON: Thomas Earl “Pinky” Hodgson, 82, died Thursday, April 19 at Jackson General Hospital. Services were Sunday, April 22 at Brummitt Funeral Home. Burial followed at Trezevant Cemetery.
He was born November 17, 1929 to the late Marvin and Edna Erle Hodgson. Mr. Hodgson was a member of the Trezevant First Baptist Church, a longtime member of the American Legion Post 151 and a retired factory worker. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Jim Hodgson.
Survivors include: wife, Christine Hodgson; one son, Tommy Hodgson, of Trezevant; one brother, Dan (Jo) Hodgson, of Dover; and one sister, Peggy (Roy) Hopper, of Huntingdon.

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BARBARA KAY WILLIAMS
1947-2012
CAMDEN: Barbara Kay Williams, 65, of Bruceton, died April 22 at OmniVision in Camden. A graveside service was Tuesday, April 24 at 4:00 p.m. at Camden Memorial Gardens. Service arrangements were conducted by Bruceton Funeral Home.

Mrs. Williams was born on April 12, 1947 to the late Ernestine Butler and Robert Stanley Williams.

Survivors include: two brothers, David Butler Williams, of Chattanooga, and Terrice Lawton Williams, of Dallas, TX; three aunts, Eloise Griffin, of Paris, Iva Watson, of Muskegon, MI, and Carolyn Webb, of New Johnsonville; and cousin Sandra Nance baker, of Bruceton.

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JOSHUA SCOTT DISHAW
1969-2012
CAMDEN: Joshua Scott Dishaw, 42, died Wednesday, April 18 at Camden General Hospital. Funeral Services were Sunday at Bruceton Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Richard Dakin officiating. Burial followed at Pleasant Hill Cemetery.

Mr. Dishaw was born on August 25, 1969 in Jacksonville, FL to Jospeh Samuel Dishaw and Jennie Shepard Dishaw Woods. He was an employee of Cole Pallett Shop.

Survivors include: fiancée, April Mae Holland, of Camden; two daughters, Jessie Nichole Dishaw, of Reliance, TN and Dixie Rose Holland, of Camden; two sons, Daniel Dishaw and Joshua Scott E. Dishaw, both of Reliance, TN; eight sisters, Shelia Woods, of Florida, Theresa Woods, of Georgia, Brenda Woods, Dorothy Woods, Paula Woods, and Dee Dee Woods, all of Florida, and Jennifer Dishaw Hall and Jeannie Woods, both of Tennesseee; four brothers, Paul Woods, III and Robbie Woods, both of Florida, Joey Woods and Sean Woods, both of Tennessee; and one grandchild.

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LOLA LOUISE PINKSTON
1928-2012
BRUCETON: Lola Louise Pinkston, 83, died Sunday, April 21 at Waverly Nursing Home. Funeral services was at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 24 with Bro. Billy Joe Hilliard officiating. Burial will follow at Prospect Cemetery in Hollow Rock.

Mrs. Pinkston was born on July 9, 1928 to the late Epton and Viola Flanagan. She was a member of Mt. Nebo Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Steveson Thomas Pinkson and two sons, Stanley Dwayne Pinkston and Glen David Pinkston, as well as four brothers.

Survivors include: one daughter, Carol (Danny) Fowler, of Melbourne, FL; two sons, Steve (Kathy) Pinkston, of Bruceton and Kenny Ray (Brenda) Pinkston, of Waverly; two sisters, Laraine Hughes and Darlene Brower; two brothers, Benny Joe Flanagan and Gene Flanagan; six grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.
Bruceton Funeral Home was in charge of services.

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WILBURN LEE JORDAN
1925-2012
MCKENZIE: Wilburn Lee Jordan, 86, died Wednesday, April 16 at McKenzie Regional Hospital. Funeral services were Saturday, April 21 at Bruceton Funeral Home with Bro. Richard Dakin officiating. Burial followed at Crossroads Cemetery.

Mr. Jordan was born on May 12, 1925 in Sawyers Mill, TN to the late Wrightman Buford Jordan and Delores Jordan. He was a member of Bruceton Masonic Lodge #731 and a self-employed truck driver.

Survivors include: three daughters, Jacqueline Campa, of Key Largo, FL, Diana Jordan Seifert, of Germany, and Tina L. Jordan, of Washington; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

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ELI DAVID CHANDLER
1917-2012
MCKENZIE: Services for Eli David Chandler, 94, are Thursday, April 26, 2012 at 1:00 pm at McKenzie Funeral Home with Brothers Alan Trull and Dennis Beal officiating. Interment will follow at Shiloh Cemetery with military honors. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, April 25, 5:00 until 8:00 p.m., and Wednesday, April 26, 11:00 a.m. until service time. Mr. Chandler, a retired employee of McKenzie Wood Products and a farmer, died Sunday, April 22, 2012 at McKenzie Regional Hospital. He was born on December 18, 1917 in McKenzie, TN to Samuel and Hattie Ervin Chandler. He was a member of Community Grove Methodist Church and was a World War II U.S. Army veteran. He was preceded in death by his wife, Minnie Lee Carroll Chandler, three sisters, Mary Lou Burke, Brooxie Durham, and Estelle Newbill.

Survivors include two sons David Chandler of Brownsville, TN, Danny (Debra) Chandler of Martin, TN, three grandchildren, and two great grandchildren.

McKenzie Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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