Monthly Archive: May 2012

Coach Coming Back To Tullahoma

The coaching carousel at Tullahoma continues. Eagleville baseball coach Travis Moore has resigned after four seasons and accepted a job as an assistant coach at Tullahoma, his alma mater.
Moore guided Eagleville to three straight Class A state tournaments finishing runner-up this season. They fell to three-time defending state champion Decatur County Riverside.
Eagleville went 80-44 over the past three years.

6/2/12 — Charles Edward Jones

Funeral services for Mr. Charles Edward Jones, age 58 of Manchester, will be conducted Saturday, June 2, 2012 at 11:00 AM at Coffee County Funeral Chapel with Bro. Leon Williams and Bro. Dale Harrell officiating.

Burial will follow at New Hope Cemetery.

Visitation with the family will be Friday, June 1, 2012 from 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM at the funeral home.

Mr. Jones passed away Wednesday, May 30, 2012 at Vanderbilt Hospital in Nashville.


Mr. Jones was born August 27, 1953 in Tullahoma, Tennessee, the son of the late John Bradford Jones and Mary Ensey Jones Arwood of Manchester. 

Mr. Jones was a Sergeant with the Coffee County Sheriff’s Department, serving 22 years.  He was a member of the Coffee County Sheriff’s Honor Guard Unit.  He was a member of New Hope Baptist Church and enjoyed attending Church activities.  He enjoyed fishing and spending time, joking and teasing with friends and family.  He loved attending and watching University of Tennessee football games. He also enjoyed drinking coffee and visiting with friends at the Waffle House.

In addition to his father, Mr. Jones was preceded in death by his maternal grandmother, Elvena Ensey.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife Janet Harrell Jones of Manchester; three daughters, Crystal Michelle Alivo and her fiancé, Luke Moffit of Manchester, Samantha Nicole Jones and her friend,  Nick Shockley of Manchester and Mary Patrice Jones and her friend, Steven Coyle of Manchester; one sister, Janie Arlene McCleary and her husband, John of Manchester; two grandchildren, Hailey Michelle Alivo and Chaz Mickel Alivo and many loving friends and relatives.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to Coffee County Sheriff’s Department Christmas Toy Drive.

COFFEE COUNTY FUNERAL CHAPEL is honored to serve the family of Mr. Charles Edward Jones.



Valerie Teal – Pizza Winner!   Michael Allen – 43,   Randy Adcock.

Anniversaries:  Matt & Susan Wilson – 31st,   Jim & Lisa Thorton,   Chris & Lisa Barnes – 20th

5/31/12 — Clothes Dryer Wanted

Wanted- Good used clothes dryer,(cheap )
Call 931-273-6999

5/31/12 — Truck Tool Box for sale

For Sale:  Alumn. Tool box that fits a Ford Ranger or similar truck that
size.  Gull wing doors. 

Great condition.  $75.00 

 Call 723-2191

6/2/12 — Robert J. McIntosh

 Robert J. McIntosh, of Manchester, Age 94, passed into Eternity with his Savior Jesus Christ on May 30, 2012 at Manchester Health Care Center. 

Mr. McIntosh was preceded in death by his wife of nearly sixty years, Muriel Roberts McIntosh, and his parents, the late James Robert McIntosh and Elizabeth Hamm McIntosh.

Mr. McIntosh grew up Ohio during the Great Depression and was a member of “The Greatest Generation” having served honorably during W.W. II with the U.S. Eighth Air Force in England from 1943 to 1945. Robert and Muriel moved to Manchester in 1953 where they raised seven children. He worked as a telephone lineman for AT&T and South Central Bell for thirty-eight years until his retirement in 1980.

He was a long-time member of First Baptist Church and the Steadfast Sunday School class in Manchester.

Mr. McIntosh was a Mason in the Highland Lodge No. 214 of Manchester for over fifty years. Among his interests were gardening and reading.

He loved his family and was proud of his children and grandchildren.  He was devoted to them and worked hard to be a good provider. His family believes the Lord has already told him “well done good and faithful servant”. 

He is survived by three sons, John R. (Vanna) McIntosh; Larry McIntosh; and Terry McIntosh – all of Manchester ; four daughters, Janice L. (Billy) Crosslin of Hillsboro; Sarah E. (James) Coop of Tullahoma; Mary A. (Dale) West of Manchester and Brenda D. (Don) Skinner of Covington, Louisiana; Nine grandchildren; Mark Crosslin of Dallas; Scott Coop of Nashville; Elizabeth Coop of Knoxville; Daniel West of Nashville; Aaron (Brittany) West of Cookeville; Emily West of Manchester; Jessica (Cody) Lowe of Manchester; Marie Skinner of Covington, Louisiana; DeAnne Skinner of Covington, Louisiana; One great granddaughter, Camryn Lowe of Manchester; and a host of friends, neighbors, and loved ones. 

The family will receive friends at the VISITATION on Friday, June 1, 2012, 5-8 P.M. at Central Funeral Home in Manchester and on Saturday, June 2, 2012 from 1-2:00 P.M. in the Parlor of the First Baptist Church.

The FUNERAL SERVICE will be conducted on Saturday, June 2, 2012 at 2:00 P.M. at First Baptist Church of Manchester with Dr. Brenton Cox officiating. 

Burial will follow at the Rose Hill Memorial Gardens in Tullahoma. 

In lieu of flowers, the Family suggests memorial donations be made to the Finish the Work Fund of First Baptist Church in Manchester or the charity of one’s choice.

 Arrangements with CENTRAL FUNERAL HOME of Manchester, TN.

New Softball Coach At THS

Tullahoma has a new softball coach. David Cardwell turned in his resignation Tuesday night. Former Motlow College softball coach Gary Barfield has been tabbed to replace Cardwell. Like Cardwell, Barfield is a Tullahoma High School graduate.
Barfield spent 14 years as head coach at Motlow College before resigning at the end of the 2011 season. During his tenure with the Lady Bucks, Barfield had an outstanding record of 526-233. Motlow under Barfield went 40-16 in 2009 and earned a trip to the NJCAA Div. I World Series.

Soap Box Derby Is Saturday

The 13th annual Tullahoma Soap Box Derby will be held this Saturday. 60 boys and girls between the ages of 8 and 17 are making final preparations on their cars to get ready to compete for a shot for the coveted trip to Akron, Ohio, for the 75th All-American Soap Box Derby in late July.
The derby is scheduled to begin at 7 a.m. Saturday.
The race has a double-elimination tournament format, with drivers getting multiple passes on a 1,000-foot downhill stretch.
While the race is in progress, West Lincoln Street will be closed from the North Jackson Street intersection close to the Tullahoma Square Shopping Center.

NCAA Action For UT Softball and Vandy Baseball

Tennessee’s Lady Vols softball team, seeded No. 7, opens the WCWS against No. 2-seed Alabama (55-7) at 6 p.m. on Thursday (TV: ESPN2). The teams split meetings in Tuscaloosa this year, as the Crimson Tide took the first game on March 21, 3-2 in 11 innings, before UT scored a 5-2 victory in the nightcap.

The Vanderbilt Commodores will open NCAA Tournament play in the Raleigh Regional against Colonial Athletic Conference champ UNC-Wilmington.
The No. 2 seed Commodores (33-26) and No. 3 seed Seahawks (38-21) open the Regional at 1 p.m. CT on Friday afternoon on the campus of host North Carolina State.

Meth Lab Busted In Manchester

Manchester Police busted a meth lab operation Tuesday night on South Spring Street. Two people have been arrested, 41-year-old Charles Bryant and 20-year-old Matthew Butler. Both are charged with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Intent to Manufacture Meth. Their bonds are both set at $52,500 each.
Manchester Police is working with the Meth Drug Task Force in the investigation.

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