Obituaries 2012 Archive: September 9 - September 22
DAVID BRENT LEMONDS
1962 - 2012
Brent Lemonds, MS., R.N., EMT-P, FACHE, administrator for Service Improvement at Vanderbilt University Hospital, died Sunday, September 9, 2012 at his residence in Franklin, Tennessee while recovering from a recent orthopaedic surgery. He was 50 years of age.
From 2003-2012 he was the administrator for Emergency Services and had added responsibility for the Resuscitation Program which oversees resuscitation course training for the medical center and the Rapid Response Team for Vanderbilt University Hospital. In 2009, he became responsible for Vanderbilt's LifeFlight program as part of the Emergency Services role. He was an experienced educator, nurse, paramedic, and administrator. He also served on staff with Alive Hospice in Nashville. Past positions have included director of Emergency, Flight, and Trauma Services for Johnson City Medical Center, of the Mountain States Health Alliance; executive director of Emergency Services Center of Excellence for Jackson-Madison County General Hospital; director of Medical Center EMS, a multi-county EMS operation; and program director and instructor of Emergency Medical Technology for Jackson State Community College. He also served as adjunct faculty for the Vanderbilt School of Nursing in the areas of management and disaster management. He was Board Certified in healthcare management by the American College of Healthcare Executives. He published research in print in the area of patient safety and was a nationally renowned speaker on patient safety and satisfaction. Brent has also served the Tennessee State Board of Emergency Medical Services as board member and consultant.
He is survived by one son, Chase (Erin) Lemonds of Hixson; two daughters, Bekah Lemonds of Dallas, Texas and Anna Rachel Lemonds of Franklin; mother, Betty Levister of Jackson, step-mother Jewel Lemonds of Lexington; sister Cheri (Lonnie) Hollingsworth of Hollow Rock.
He is preceded in death by his father, Robert Lemonds.
Services were Thursday, September 13th, at 10:00 a.m. at the Granny White Church of Christ, 3805 Granny White Pike, Nashville, TN with Jeff Davis officiating.
Vanderbilt University Medical Center Emergency Services, LifeFlight staff, along with all other EMS, and flight service personnel served as honorary pallbearers.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the Shalom Foundation – Brent Lemonds Fund, or Alive Hospice – in memory of Brent
Arrangements by: Dickson Funeral Home; Dickson, TN 37055.
Services for Ms. Peggy Anderson, 77, were Tuesday, September 18, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. at Brummitt-McKenzie Funeral Home with Wayne Burton officiating. Interment followed at Fairview Cemetery, Newbern.
Ms. Anderson, a CDS employee, died Friday, September 14, at her residence. She was born on December 1, 1954 in Dallas, TX to Delphie Anderson. She was a member of Faith in Christ Church, Huntingdon.
She was preceded in death by a half-brother Joe Taylor.
Survivors include half-sister; Betty Stewart, half-brother; Robert Taylor and a cousin, Joyce Windsor, Centerville.
MARY LOUISE COLEMAN COATS
1919 - 2012
Retired City of Jackson, TN architect, Mary Louise Coleman Coats died Tuesday September 11, 2012 at Morningside Assisted Living in Paris, Tenn.. Services were Friday, September 14, 2012 in the chapel of Arrington Funeral Directors. Burial was in Ridgecrest Cemetery in Jackson.
Mrs. Coats was born July 24, 1919 to Mort D. and Julia King Coleman in the Hico Community of Carroll County. She graduated from Trezevant High School in 1937 and attended Washington University in St. Louis, MO. As a pioneer of women in architecture, she graduated from the University of Texas in Austin in the early 1960’s. She was a member of The American Institute of Architects.
She was married to building contractor Cletus B. Coats, Jr. who died in 1989. They were members of Woodland Baptist Church in Jackson and built the prayer chapel for the church. They designed and built hundreds of homes in Jackson where she called home for more than 70 years.
Survivors include her brother, Ted Coleman and his wife Evelyn of McKenzie; sister-in-law, Dorothy Coats (Bill) Moody of Fort Myers, FL. Nieces and nephews include Jill Moody Bateman of Chevy Chase, MD, Mark Moody of NY, NY, and the late Dr. Charles (Janice) Akins of Memphis, Mary Beth Akins (Larry) Goff of Buchanan, Bruce (Patti) Coleman of Murfreesboro, Dale (Gaye Lynn) Coleman of McKenzie and Senegal, West Africa, and Sharon Coleman (Doug) Dunn of Signal Mountain. She also leaves behind numerous great and great-great nieces and nephews.
MCKENZIE: Martha McCaleb, 89, of McKenzie, died Friday, September 14, 2012 at her residence. Funeral services were held Monday, September 17, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. at Williams Funeral Home of Gleason with Bro. Gene Mullins and Judge John Evert Williams officiating. Burial followed at Hopewell Cemetery in Gleason.
Mrs. McCaleb was born November 2, 1922 in Martin to the late John Jinis Vinson and Emma Elizabeth Scott Vinson. She had worked as a teacher and was self-employed as co-owner of Tri-County Stock in McKenzie. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Billy McCaleb.
She is survived by: two sons, Murray McCaleb and William McCaleb, both of McKenzie; two daughters, Rachel (McCaleb) Walker, of Trenton, and Ann Carol (McCaleb) Mayo, of Tucker, GA; eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
TIMOTHY WAYNE EATON
MCKENZIE: Services for Timothy Wayne Eaton, 51, were Friday, September 14 at 1:00 p.m. at Brummitt-McKenzie Funeral Home with Brother Joe Eaton and Raymond Eaton officiating. Interment followed at Mt. Olivet Cemetery.
Tim, a self-employed entertainer, died Tuesday, September 11, 2012 at Henry County Medical Center in Paris. He was born on September 1, 1961 in Macon County, Illinois to Joe William and Judith Kay Bulla Eaton. He was a member of Hodges Chapel Baptist Church.
Survivors include: a daughter, Samantha Alexandria Eaton; a son, Chris Eaton, a step-daughter, Erica Ashley Hudgins, and a step-son, James Matthew Wilson, all of McKenzie; his parents, Brother Joe and Judith Eaton, of McKenzie; two sisters, Sonya (Tommy) Neisler, of McKenzie, and Teri (Wayne) Neeley, of Brookport, IL; a brother, Raymond (Montrie) Eaton, of McKenzie; and one granddaughter.
CAROL ANN AUGUSTINE
HUNTINGDON: Carol Ann Augustine, 69, of Huntingdon, died Sunday, September 9 at Jackson Madison County General Hospital. The family has chosen cremation. Dilday-Carter Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Ms. Augustine was born December 17, 1942, in West Virginia, to the late William Harold Maynard and Atheline Murphy Maynard. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Augustine, and a brother, Bobby Maynard.
SHELBY JEAN BROCK
HUNTINGDON: Shelby Jean Brock, 74, of Huntingdon, died Monday, September 10 at Baptist Memorial Hospital. Funeral services were Wednesday, September 12, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Dilday-Carter Funeral Home. Burial followed in the Carroll Memorial Gardens.
Ms. Brock was born December 28, 1937 in Arkansas to the late William Brock and Lennie Odle Brock. She was preceded in death by Her husband, Alton Bailey and a sister, Lori Walker.
She is survived by: one daughter, Caryl Mitchell, of Bruceton; one son, Daryl Bailey, of Bruceton; two sisters, Marjorie Jackson, of Hayti, Missouri, and Barbara Algee, of Huntingdon; a brother, Billy Brock, of Huntingdon; three grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
LINDA FAY BYNUM
TREZEVANT: Linda Fay Bynum, 63, of Trezevant, died Wednesday, September 12 at her home. Funeral services were Saturday, September 15, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in Trezevant. Burial followed in McLemoresville Cemetery. Brother Malcolm Norton officiated the services.
Ms. Bynum was born January 5, 1949 in Milan to the late James Morris Montgomery and Madge Glover Montgomery. She was an employee of the Milan Arsenal and a member of the First Baptist Church in Trezevant. She was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Kirsten Bynum.
She is survived by: two sons, Jason (Amy) Bynum, of Huntingdon, and Jeremy (Jennifer) Bynum, of Atwood; four sisters, Betty Darnell, Mary Smith, both of Trezevant, Sue Conway, of Jackson, and Katie Blackketter, of McLemoresville; and five grandchildren.
Dilday-Carter Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
RANDALL ROBERT JORDAN
HENRY: Randall Robert Jordan, 50, of Henry, died Tuesday, September 11, 2012 at his residence. Graveside services were Saturday, September 15 at Rose Lawn Memory Garden with Thomas Winchester and Jimmy Jordan officiating.
Mr. Jordan was born May 27, 1962 in Evansville, Illinois to the late Kenneth and Gladys Ward Jordan. He was also preceded in death by as sister, Kathy Sanderson, two brothers, Kenneth and Darrell Jordan and former wife, Kimberley Jordan.
He is survived by: five daughters, Randie (Grant) Monroe, of Henry, Kimber (Jacob) Buckman, of Morganfield, KY, Suealice (John) Maturo, of Henry, Jennifer Jordan of Indiana, and Ciara (Joey) Pogue, of Morganfield, KY; one son, Christopher Jordan, of Mayfield, KY; former wife Van Jordan, of Morganfield, KY; and a brother, Jimmy (Raejean) Jordan, of Evansville, Indiana.
MARY ANN “SUSAN” DARNALL
Mary Ann “Susan” Darnall, 72, of Bruceton, died Sunday, September 9, 2012 at the Huntingdon Health and Rehabilitation Center. Funeral services were conducted on Tuesday, September 11, 2012 at 1:00 PM in the Chapel of Chase Funeral Home. Burial followed in New Hope Cemetery in Yuma. Bro. Steve Davis officiated the service.
Mrs. Darnall was born December 28, 1939 in Carroll County to the late Malcolm Edwards and Euba (Gooch) Edwards. She was the Supervisor of Social Activities at the Henry County Nursing Home and a member of the Yuma Missionary Baptist Church. She was also preceded in death by one son, Mitchell Darnall, and three brothers, Mack Edwards, Jerry Edwards and Tommy Edwards.
She is survived by one son; Jimmy (Melissa) Darnall, of Huntingdon; one sister, Betty (Buck) Rogers, of Bruceton; sister-in-law Mignon Edwards, of Huntingdon; two brothers, Sammy (Pam) Edwards and Buddy Edwards, both of Yuma; three grandsons and one great granddaughter.
JAMES STEVE CARROLL
James Steve Carroll 53, of Puryear died Wednesday, September 12, 2012 at his home. Funeral services were Saturday, September 15, 2012 in the Chapel of Chase Funeral Home. Burial followed in Palmer Shelter Cemetery. Bro. Roger Banks officiated the service.
Mr. Carroll was born April 26, 1959 in Huntingdon. He was a member of the Puryear Church of Christ and served in the Army National Guard. He was preceded in death by his father, Harold Avery Carroll, and a brother, Gary Wayne Carroll.
He is survived by: his wife, Judy McClanahan Carroll, of Puryear; one daughter, Jennifer (Chad) Arnold, of Gleason; one son, Jonathan Carroll of Waterloo, Iowa; one step-son, James Lee (Martha) McClanahan, of Mt. Vernon, Illinois; his mother, Elinna Ruth Carroll, of Milan; four sisters, Judy (J.R.) Latta, of Jackson, Barbara Battisse, of McKenzie, Melissa Carroll, of Jackson and Betty (Mark) Corley, of Texarcana, Texas; and one brother, Harold Avery Carroll, Jr., of Milan; seven grandchildren and one-step granddaughter.
JAMES DONALDSON TOWNSEND
James Donaldson Townsend 86, of Huntingdon died Tuesday, September 11, 2012 at the Baptist Memorial Hospital in Huntingdon. Funeral services were Friday, September 14, 2012 at 1:00 PM at the Palmer Shelter United Methodist Church. Burial followed in Palmer Shelter Cemetery with Bros. Wayne Holmes and Lynn Stapleton officiating.
Mr. Townsend was born in Carroll County to the late Ned Townsend and Florence (Rich) Townsend. He was a retired Road Commissioner for the Carroll County Highway Department, a member of the Palmer Shelter United Methodist Church in Huntingdon and a WWII Army Veteran. He was also preceded in death by his wife of 66 years, Lavern Townsend; two sisters, Mary Lee Chester and Annie Bennett; and four brothers, Lois Townsend, Lyle Townsend, Harold Townsend, and Nolan Townsend.
He is survived by: one daughter, Brenda Townsend; two sons, David (DeAnna) Townsend and Dennis (Karen) Townsend, all of Huntingdon; four grandchildren and one great-granddaughter.
ROGER DALE NEELY
Roger Dale Neely, 55, of the Mixie Community, died on Monday, September 10, 2012. Funeral services were Thursday, September 13, 2012 in the Chapel of Chase Funeral Home. Burial followed in Mixie Church Cemetery. Bro. Tony Boyd and Bro. Bryan Oakes officiated the service.
Mr. Neely was born on March 14, 1957 in Hammond, Indiana to the late Arlie Neely and Annie Mae (Smith) Neely. Roger owned and operated a furniture and appliance store and attended Bethel Missionary Baptist Church. Besides his parents he was also preceded in death by a brother, Tommy, two sisters, Lily and Linda, and a nephew, Blake Arnold.
He is survived by: his wife, Joy; three children, Johnny (Mary Jane) Neely, Brandi (Ben) Lee, both of Huntingdon, and Brandon (Amy) Treadwell, of Flatwoods; six brothers, Wayne Neely, of Ashland City, JC (Cindy) Neely, of Hollow Rock, Randy (Sharon) Neely, of Olmstead, Illinois, Fred Neely of Huntingdon, Raymond (Terri) Neely, of Surry, Virginia and Joseph (Denise) Neely, of Baxter; four sisters, Reathia (David) Adcox of Huntingdon, Ruby (Greg) Herron of Salem, Alabama, Teresa Wood and Vicky (Ronnie) Hendrix, both of Darden; and a host of family and friends.
MCKENZIE: James (Jimmy) Brewer, 71, died, September 15, 2012 at McKenzie Regional Hospital. He was born on August 9, 1941, in Memphis, Tenn. to James L. and Hazel Martin Brewer. Mr. Brewer retired from the Milan Arsenal. He was an avid golfer, a retired director of music at the First Baptist Church, McKenzie where he was a member, and a member of the Air National Guard.
Mr. Brewer is survived by his wife, Barbara Miller Brewer of McKenzie; one daughter, Tracy (Craig) Kirk of Jackson; one son, Mike (Sara) Brewer of Memphis; one brother, Bobby (Shelly) Brewer of Dufur, Oregon; and two grandchildren and one nephew.
Brummitt - McKenzie Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. For more information please call (731) 352-4848 or visit www.brummittmckenziefuneralhome.com.
NED DAWSON LEWIS
YUMA: Mr. Ned Dawson Lewis, 79, of Yuma, died Wednesday, September 5, 2012 at the Regional Hospital in Jackson. Funeral services were Saturday, September 8, 2012 in the Chapel of Dilday – Carter Funeral Home. Interment was in the New Hope Cemetery. Brother John D. Small and Brother H. G. Kirby officiated the services.
Mr. Lewis was born July 8, 1933, in Yuma, Tennessee, to the late Max Todd Lewis and Bonnie Dee Hill Lewis. He professed faith in Christ at the age of 9 and joined the Yuma Missionary Baptist Church, where his membership remained until his death. He attended New Hope Missionary Baptist Church regularly. He was a retired employee of Dupont with 33 years of service and a member of the National Guard for 29 years.
He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Sue Ann Odle Lewis; two daughters, Melissa Carol (Barry) Barber, Jon Helen (Randy) Baker; three sons, Frank (Sherry) Lewis, Phillip Lewis, Joe Lewis (April Gooch); a sister, Pat (Bruce) Johnson; and a brother, Mike (Louise) Lewis. He also leaves eight grandchildren, Billy (Melissa) Baker, Craig (Melissa) Webb, Kelli (Ike) Utley, Kristi (Justin) Brown, Patrick Lewis, David (Sofia) Lewis, Mitch Lewis, A.J. (T. J.) Hall; ten great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandson, three nephews and two nieces.
Pallbearers who served were Randy Baker, Barry Barber, Billy Baker, Craig Webb, Mitch Lewis, T. J. Hall and Graydon Hall. Honorary pallbearers who served were Nick Cobb, Wilburn Allen and Steven Phelps.
Dilday – Carter Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
THOMAS “T.R.” BROWN
Mr. Thomas Rulon “T.R.” Brown 85 of Huntingdon, died Wednesday, September 05, 2012 at Huntingdon Health & Rehabilitation Center.
Funeral services were conducted on Friday, September 7, 2012 at 2:00 PM in the Chapel of Chase Funeral Home. Burial followed in Prospect Cemetery. Bro. Fred Ward officiated the service.
Mr. Brown was born September 15, 1926 in Carroll County to the late Thomas Lester Brown and Ruth Mae (Barnhart) Brown. He was a retired police chief for the Town of Huntingdon, a member of Fraternal Order of Police, Prospect Baptist Church and was a Navy WWII Veteran. He was also preceded in death by sisters; Lucille Bennett, Marie Edwards, two infant sisters and two brothers; Dallas Brown and James Brown.
He is survived by his wife of 42 years; Brenda Brown, one daughter; Lisa Haywood of Huntingdon, two sons; Kevin Brown (Angie) of Jackson, Phillip Brown of Huntingdon, five sisters; Margie Evans, Susie Swindell, Marilyn Ward, Frances Dalton, Brenda Myers and one brother; Landis Brown. He also leaves six grandchildren.
EMMA CHRISTINE BATES
Christine Pierce Smothers Bates, 90, of Huntingdon, died Sunday, September 2, 2012 at Huntingdon Health and Rehabilitation Center.
Funeral services were conducted on Wednesday, September 5, 2012 at 1:00PM in the Chapel of Chase Funeral home. Burial followed in the Prospect Cemetery. Bro. Len O’Bryant and Bro. Mark Warren officiated the service.
Mrs. Bates was born January 9, 1922 to the late Ivy Richard Pierce and Mary Myrtle (Higdon) Pierce. She retired from Henry I. Siegel Company with over 40 years of employment. After retirement she kept children in her home and she was a member of the Huntingdon Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Vernon Alden Smothers and her second husband, Hugh Bates, one sister, Lucille Cooper and four brothers, Glen, Lois, Dewey, and Harold Pierce.
She is survived by one son; Ronnie Smothers (Kay) of Waverly, TN. She also leaves three grandchildren, four great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild on the way.
MARGARET JANE WILLIAMS
Margaret Jane Williams, 73 of Huntingdon, died Tuesday, September 4, 2012 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Huntingdon.
Funeral services were conducted on Friday, September 7, 2012 at 11:00 AM in the Chapel of Chase Funeral Home. Burial followed in the Liberty All Cemetery. Pastor Mark Carrigan and Rev. Dossie Wheatley officiated the service.
Mrs. Williams was born November 19, 1938 in Erwin to the late Ralph H. and Harriett (Woodward) Jones. She was a Retired Register Nurse with her last employment being at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Huntingdon, a member of the Huntingdon First United Methodist Church, member of OES #180 where she served as W.M. several times, West Tennessee Gavel Club, Huntingdon Woman’s Club and held office, Thursday Bridge Club, past member of Huntingdon Garden Club, Jr. Woman’s Club, and Cub Scout Den Mother. She was also preceded in death by one sister, Diana Lamb.
She is survived by her husband of fifty years, Larry G. Williams, two sons, Brian Williams (wife Stephannie) of Jackson, Gary Williams of Huntingdon, one sister, Judy Vaughan of Jackson, and one brother, Ralph H. “Buzz” Jones, II, of Erwin. She also leaves two granddaughters.
LEONARD GRANVILLE ELLIS
Leonard Granville Ellis, 87 of Huntingdon, died Wednesday, September 5, 2012 at his home.
Funeral services were conducted on Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:00 PM in the Chapel of Chase Funeral Home. Burial followed in Sellers Hill Cemetery. Bro. Joey Simmons officiated the service.
Mr. Ellis was born August 9, 1925 in Benton County to the late Leonard Clayton Ellis and Lula Bell (Noles) Ellis. He was a self employed farmer, a member of Mt. Nebo Missionary Baptist Church and a Marine WWII Veteran. He was also preceded in death by his wife; Ruth Nelle (Scott) Ellis, a son; Terry Lynn Ellis and a sister; Nellie Ellis.
He is survived by one daughter; Deborah Spicer (husband John) of Huntingdon, three sisters; Mary Lee Noles of Huntingdon, Clarice Allen of Hollow Rock, Etta Lou Wilks of Bruceton and one brother; Williard Clayton Ellis (wife Mary) of Huntingdon. He also leaves four grandchildren, seven great grandchildren and one great great grandson.
CHARLES RAY BRAY
Charles Ray Bray 75, of Cedar Grove, died Thursday, September 06, 2012 at Jackson Madison County General Hospital.
Funeral Services were conducted on Sunday, September 9, 2012 at 2:00 PM in the Chapel of Chase Funeral Home. Burial followed in Cool Springs Cemetery. Bro. Brent McMinn and Bro. Robert Barger officiated the service.
Mr. Bray was born April 8, 1937 in Carroll County. He was a retired farmer, worked 15 years at the Milan Arsenal, operated Mid Town Cleaners for 11 years and served in the Army National Guard. He was preceded in death by his father; Lonnie Arnold Bray.
He is survived by his wife of 57 years, whom he married on June 4, 1955; Patsy Bray, his mother; Thelma Ethelene Bray of Lavinia, one daughter; Kim Wall (husband Alan) of Big Sandy, two sons; Terry Bray of Nacogdoches, Texas, Ricky Bray of Parsons,one sister; Brenda McMinn (husband George) of Medina and two brothers; Travis Wayne Bray of Cedar Grove and James Dale Bray (wife Wanda) of Lavinia. He also leaves four grandchildren and six great grandchildren.
MARGARET FRANCES HILLIARD
Margaret Frances Hilliard, 76 of Huntingdon, died Friday, August 31, 2012 at her home.
Funeral services were conducted on Saturday, September 1, 2012 at 1:00 PM in the Chapel of Chase Funeral Home. Burial followed in Jamison Cemetery. Rev. Alex Hilliard officiated the service.
Mrs. Hilliard was born July 18, 1936 in Clarksburg to the late John Hampton and Mae (Selph) Hampton. She was a homemaker and a member of the Oak Grove Congregational Methodist Church. She was also preceded in death by her husband; Joe Ted Hilliard, two brothers; Leonard Hampton and Leon Hampton.
She is survived by two daughters; JoAnna Roberts (husband Guy), Sherri Hilliard and one son; William Bruce Sexton all of Huntingdon. She also leaves four grandchildren and one great grandson.
MARY BELL SMOTHERS
Mary Bell Smothers, 87, of Huntingdon, died Friday, September 7, 2012 at Huntingdon Health and Rehabilitation Center. Funeral services were conducted on Sunday, September 9, 2012 at 2:30 PM at Mt. Zion United Methodist Church. Burial followed in the Humbles Cemetery. Bros. Wayne Holmes and Alex Hilliard officiated the services.
Mrs. Smothers was born June 15, 1925 in Huntingdon to the late William Oscar May and Verda Mae Mallen May. She was a member of the Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, a member of the Huntingdon Chapter 180 Order of the Eastern Star and a retired beautician. She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Leo Smothers, and a son, John David Smothers.
She is survived by: two sons, William L. (Linda) Smothers and Joe Thomas (Lana) Smothers; a daughter-in-law, Nina R. Smothers, all of Huntingdon; two sisters, Virginia (Doyle) Davison, of Huntingdon, and Betty Sue Higdon, of Bruceton; and a sister-in-law, Hazel Thomas, of Huntingdon. She also leaves eight grandchildren, fifteen great-grandchildren and six step-great-grandchildren.
Dilday-Carter Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
VELMA IRENE BOYD
Velma Irene Boyd, 95, of Westport, died Sunday September 9, 2012 at Baptist Memorial Hospital. Funeral services were conducted at 1:00 PM on Monday, September 10, 2012 in the Chapel of Dilday-Carter Funeral Home. Burial followed in Jamison Cemetery. Bro. Bob White officiated the services.
Mrs. Boyd was born May 10, 1917, in Newbern to the late J.B. and Lilly Mae Hodgkins Gilliam. She was preceded in death by her husband, Odell Boyd, who died December 1, 1965, and a daughter, Martha Dickinson. She was a member of New Hope Church and a retired employee of Henry I. Siegel.
She is survived by: four daughters, Margaret Hollis, of Huntingdon, June Arnold, of Westport, Jo Anne (Carlton) Davison, of Huntingdon, and Dorris (David) Boyd, of Westport; four sons, Charles (Roberta) Hollis, of Westport, William (Beverly) Hollis of Huntingdon, Roy (Jackie) Boyd, of Huntingdon, Alvin (Annette) Boyd of Westport, and James Boyd, of Paris; one sister, Dimple Quinn, of Newbern; 33 grandchildren, 46 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
Randall Dunn, 65, of Huntingdon, died Friday, September 7, 2012 at Baptist Memorial Hospital. Funeral services were held on Tuesday, September 11, 2012 at 11:00 AM in the Chapel of Dilday-Carter Funeral Home. Burial followed in the Leach Seventh Day Adventist Cemetery.
Mr. Dunn was born on October 11, 1946 in Carroll County to the late Dorsie Dunn and Mildred Ledsinger Dunn. He was a member of the Leach Seventh Day Adventist Church and a retired K-9 officer and handler having served 28 years in law enforcement.
He is survived by: his wife of 39 years, Lorine Shepard Dunn; a daughter and son-in-law, Sherry L. and Phillip Smith; and a son and a daughter-in-law, SFC Charles F. and Barbara Turner, all of Huntingdon. He also leaves seven grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
JUDITH K. BERRYHILL
MCKENZIE: Funeral Services for Judith K. Berryhill, 61, were Saturday, September 8, 2012 at the Cedar Avenue Chapel of Brummitt-McKenzie Funeral Home with burial in Mt Olivet Cemetery in McKenzie.
Mrs. Berryhill died, September 5, 2012 at McKenzie Regional Hospital. She was born October 21, 1950, in Libertyville, IL to Collis Herman and Dorothy Pauline Scott. Mrs. Berryhill was a homemaker, manager of Hillview Apartments and former owner of the Shape Shoppe in McKenzie.
Mrs. Berryhill is survived by her husband, Tommy Berryhill of McKenzie; two daughters, Kim Chandler of Cordova, and Jennifer (Tommy) Britt of Medina; one son, Richie (April) Berryhill of McKenzie; two sisters, Janice (Clint) Brake and Joanna (Mike) Hampton, both of McKenzie; one half-sister, Barbara (Wayne) Bannister of McKenzie; two brothers, John Scott of Jackson and Jack Scott, of McKenzie, and six grandchildren.
DAVID BRENT LEMONDS
FRANKLIN: David Brent Lemonds, 50, formerly of McKenzie, died Sunday, September 9, at his home. Funeral services are Thursday, September 13 at 10 a.m. at Granny White Church of Christ in Nashville.
Funeral services are Thursday, September 13 at 10 a.m. at Granny White Church of Christ in Nashville.
Mr. Lemonds was born April 6, 1962 to the late Robert Lemonds and Betty Lemonds. He was the administrative director of Service Improvement at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
Survivors include his mother, Betty Lemonds, of Milan; two daughters, Rebekah Lemonds and Anna Lemonds; one son, Chase Lemonds; and one sister, Cheri Hollingsworth, of Bruceton.
MARY MONICA ROBERTS
MCKENZIE: Funeral services for Mary Monica Roberts, 47, were Sunday, September 9, 2012 at 3:00 p.m. at Brummitt-McKenzie Funeral Home with Bob Hutchins officiating.
Ms. Roberts, a bank employee, died Saturday, September 1, 2012 at her residence. She was born on December 22, 1964 in McKenzie to Joe and Nancy Harbor Roberts.
Survivors include: one son, Cory Antoniel Diaz; daughters, Melody Marie Diaz and Katherine Alexander Roberts, both of Chicago, IL; a brother, Gary Beaty, of Middlesboro, KY; two sisters, Kimberly Ann Roberts, of McKenzie, and Rhonda Jo Roberts, of Nashville; and one grandchild.
CURTIS “FRANK” MATHENY
ATWOOD: Curtis “Frank” Matheny, 74, of Atwood, died Monday, September 3, 2012 at his residence. Funeral services were held on Saturday, September 8, 2012 at McEvoy Funeral Home with Bro. Bud Merwin officiating. Burial followed at Hillcrest Memorial Park.
Mr. Matheny was born April 2, 1938 in Paris to the late Forrest Edgar Matheny and Anna Isabel Baker Matheny. He attended Grace Baptist Church in McKenzie, was an avid coin collector and enjoyed fishing. He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Theresa Matheny, and three brothers, George Ray, James Elmer and Everett Wayne Matheny.
Survivors include: three daughters, Linda (Terry) Racine, of Midlothian, IL, Lisa Randall, of Atwood, and Laurie Matheny, of Chicago, IL; one son, Michael Matheny, of St. Charles, IL; two sisters, Evelyn Jane Lane, of Trezevant, and Janice Faye Solowey, of Walton, IN; three brothers, Edgar Dale Matheny, of Medina, Gary David Matheny, of Atwood, and Jerry Lynn Matheny, of Medina; eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
JANIE NOVELLE MCALEXANDER
MILAN: Janie Novelle McAlexander, 92, of Milan, died Monday, September 3, 2012 at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. Funeral services were held on Thursday, September 6, 2012 at Bodkin Funeral Home with Rev. Kevin Conrad officiating. Burial followed at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Lavinia.
Mrs. McAlexander was born May 17, 1920 in Carroll County to the late Wilson Oscar McAlexander and Fannie Blake. She was a retired school teacher for Lavina School. She was a member of Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church of Lavinia, a member of First United Methodist Church in Milan and attended Bethel College. She was preceded in death by a sister, Rubye Seavers, and a brother, Blake Jolley.
She is survived by several nieces and nephews.