Obituaries

The Local Obituary Report airs at 6:55am | 12:20pm | 5:00pm

7/2/16 — Mary L. “Boots” Bailey

baileyMrs. Mary L “Boots” Bailey, 84, a resident of Normandy, TN passed away on
Monday, June 27, 2016 at the Life Care Center of Tullahoma. Funeral
Services are scheduled for Saturday, July 2, 2016 at 11 AM at
Daves-Culbertson Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow at Bethany
Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be Friday, July 1, 2016 from 6
– 8 PM.

A native of Coffee County, she was the daughter of the late William Sherman
and Radie Gordon Ferrell Tyler. Mrs. Baily attended the Robert’s Chapel
Baptist Church. She was a ball sewer for Lannom’s and later would babysit
children or sit with the elderly. She enjoyed watching birds, squirrels
and ground hogs in her yard. Her favorite activity was spending time with
her family, especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James
Thomas Baily; one son, James Robert Bailey; one brother, John Henry Tyler
and one sister, Jennie Mae Matthews.

She is survived by two sons, John Thomas Bailey and his wife, Janice of
Arlington, TX and Ralph Donald Bailey and his wife, Metzi of Normandy; six
grandchildren, twelve great grandchildren and one great great grandchild.

Daves-Culbertson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

7/3/16 — Cornelius “Rudy” Moore

mooreCornelius “Rudy” Moore, 62, a resident of Tullahoma passed away on
Sunday,
June 26, 2016. Funeral Services are scheduled for Sunday, July 3 at 3 PM at
the Daves-Culbertson Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow at Maplewood
Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be from 1 PM until the service
time.

Mr. Moore, a native of Coffee County, was the son of the late Willie Moore
Jr and the late Mary Catherine Lawrence Moore. He was an electrician and
attended the First Presbyterian Church of Tullahoma. He enjoyed fishing
and his favorite hobby was photography.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Willie
Moore.

He is survived by his wife, Ann Moore of Manchester; one son, Sean Sparks
and his wife, Sheila of Daleville, AL; five daughters, Erica Moore of
Columbia, SC, Latosha Hayes and her husband, Larry of Florida, Sheila Gray
and her husband, Robert of Shelbyville, Shanon Rollins and her husband, Ken
of Manchester and Roxanne Starks of Tullahoma; nineteen grandchildren and
seventeen great grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested memorial donations be made to
Daves-Culbertson Funeral Home.

Daves-Culbertson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

6/29/16 — Dixie Bell Ford

fordMemorial services for Mrs. Dixie Bell Ford, age 83, of Tullahoma, TN,
will be conducted at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at Manchester
Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Eric Henson officiating. Mrs. Ford passed
away on Monday, June 27, 2016 at NHC in Tullahoma, TN.

Dixie was born in Saluda, IN, the daughter of the late John and Margaret
Hay Smith. She was a homemaker and was of the Baptist faith.

Dixie is survived by her loving husband of 64 years, Bennie Ford of
Tullahoma; two sons, Ricky Lee and Terry Ray (Patricia) Ford, both of
Indiana; one daughter, Rebecca (Mark) Johnson of Cookeville; one sister,
Barbara Southworth; one grandchild, Lisa DeKeyser; and two great
grandchildren, Samuel Grant DeKeyser and Ann Marie DeKeyser.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made in
Mrs. Ford’s memory to Alzheimer’s Association, 201 W. Lincoln Street,
Tullahoma, TN, 37388.

MANCHESTER FUNERAL HOME IS HONORED TO SERVE THE FORD FAMILY

6/30/16 — Helen H. Wenzel Weinhold

weinholdMrs. Helen H. Wenzel Weinhold, 95, a resident of Tullahoma, TN passed away
on Monday, June 27, 2016 at Morning Pointe Assisted Living in Tullahoma.

Mrs. Weinhold was born on November 28, 1920 in Coffee County, TN to the
late Alex and Olivia Dunn Marlow.

She was a graduate of Central High School where she played basketball on a
State Championship team. A Registered Nurse, she was also a graduate of
Vanderbilt University and St. Thomas Nursing School. She enjoyed gardening,
loved animals, riding horses and sewing. She also enjoyed playing golf, at
one time recording a hole-in-one.

A member of the Faith Lutheran Church since 1955, she was an instrumental
member of the Faith Lutheran Altar Guild and served the church as a
kindergarten teacher.

Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by husbands Harvey Wenzel
and Henry Weinhold. Also preceding her were brothers Andrew Marlow, Joe
Howard Marlow, Bruce Marlow and Glen Marlow. One sister Gladys Marlow also
preceded her in death.

She is survived by sons Ronald D. Wenzel and his wife, Denise of Tullahoma,
TN and Calvin R. Wenzel and his wife, Marialice of Wartburg, TN. Also
surviving is a daughter Susan Wenzel Sparks and her husband, Bill of
Huntsville, AL.

Grandchildren surviving are Michael Wenzel of Birmingham; Bill Sparks, III
of Huntsville, AL; Mark (Kerry) Ferguson of Spartanburg, SC; Lara Diaz of
Ashville, NC; Matthew Posey of Harvest, AL; and Ashley (Tracy) Garrison of
Huntsville, AL. Surviving great grandchildren are Chloe Wenzel, Will
Sparks, IV; Vivi Diaz, Mirabelle Ferguson, Beckett Ferguson and Felicity
Ferguson.

A graveside service will held at Rose Hill Memorial gardens at 10 a.m.
Thursday, June 30, 2016. Pastor Marty Nutter will officiate.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Faith Lutheran Church or the
Alzheimer’s Association.

DAVES-CULBERSTON FUNERAL HOME IS IN CHARGE OF ARRANGEMENTS

6/30/16 — Charles “Eddie” Robinson, Jr.

flower 7Mr. Charles “Eddie” E Robinson Jr, 68, a resident of Winchester, TN passed away on Sunday, June 26, 2016 at the Golden Living Center in Winchester. Funeral Services are scheduled for Thursday, June 30 at 2 PM at the Winchester Holiness Church with Tracy Robinson officiating. Burial will follow at Pleasant Ridge Cemetery in Huntland. Visitation with the family will be Wednesday, June 29 at the church from 4 PM – 9 PM.
A native of Winchester, he was the son of the late Charles E and Beulah Christine Hill Robinson. Eddie was a people person who loved to joke and cut-up. He enjoyed country music and loved to eat. He enjoyed participating in activities at Golden Living and competed in the Special Olympics. His nickname was “Fast Eddie” because of speed in his wheel chair.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Kenneth L. Robinson.
He is survived by six brothers, Jimmy Robinson and his wife, Joan of Winchester, Johnny Robinson and his wife, Geneva of Dutton, AL, Conley Robinson and his wife, Karen of Bonita, CA, Troy Robinson and his wife, Teresa of Huntland, Andy Robinson of Belvidere and Mark Robinson and his wife, Dusty of Winchester; four sisters, Barbara Ann Richards of Belvidere, Sandra K Clark and her husband, Gary of Belvidere, Bonnie S LaFever of Winchester and Christy Lynn Judge and her husband, Jon of Petersburg and many nieces, nephews and lots of friends.

Daves-Culbertson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

7/2/16 — Karrie Ann Arthur

3763430Karrie Ann Arthur, age 34, of Tullahoma, passed this life on Saturday,
June 25th, 2016 at Decatur Morgan Hospital in Decatur, Alabama. She was
born in Tullahoma to Richard Riddle and Sue Ellen Tackett Davis, who
survive, and worked as an LPN with the Ilarde Clinic in Shelbyville.
Karrie was preceded in death by her grandparents, James Levoy Riddle, Sue
Ann Tackett, Dale Davis, Mercey D. Ackers, and Mary Littrell. She is
survived by her fiancé Wes Nelson of Tullahoma; her children, Jackson
Wade Arthur and Macie Suanna Arthur and their father, Willie Arthur of
Tullahoma; parents, Richard and Dena Riddle of Moore County and Troy and
Sue Ellen Davis of Tullahoma; three sisters, Samantha Childers and her
husband Brian of Shelbyville, Allie Mann and her husband C.J. of Winter
Haven, Florida, And Lynsey Riddle of Moore County; one brother, Tyler
Riddle of Moore County; and grandparents, Rev. Thomas Tackett and his
wife Nan of Princeton, Kentucky and Mary Alice Brown of Tullahoma.
Visitation for Karrie will be held on Saturday, July 2nd, 2016 at Kilgore
Funeral Home from 2:00-4:00pm with a memorial service to immediately
follow at 4:00pm with Rev. Bobby Beal officiating.

Kilgore Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

6/27/16 — Millard W. Young

flower 22Millard W. Young, age 84, of Woodbury passed away Saturday, June 25, 2016 at Woodbury Health Care. He was a native of Cannon County.

Survivors include Son, Kim (Angie) Young of Woodbury, Daughter, Renee (Monte) Patterson of Murfreesboro, sister, Flossie (Buell) Warren of McMinnville, brother-in-law, Howard Helton of Nashville, Brother and sister-in-law, Wayne and Margie Helton, grandchildren, Blake (Sarah) Patterson of Murfreesboro, Amber, Adam and Ashlyn Young all of Woodbury, 4 nieces and 2 nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; Houston and Hester Young, wife Jean Young, grandson, Nick Patterson and sister, Gladys Parker.

Funeral services will be 11 am Monday, June 27, 2016 in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home with Brother Herb Alsup officiating. Interment will follow at Cherry Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be 4 to 8 pm Sunday, June 26, 2016 at the funeral home.

6/26/16 — Ida Duke Fyffe

fyffeFuneral services for Mrs. Ida Duke Fyffe, age 84 of Spring Hill, Florida, will be conducted on Sunday, June 26, 2016 at 4:00 P.M. at Coffee County Funeral Chapel with Reverend Neal Glass officiating. Interment will follow in Ivy Bluff Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Sunday prior to the service from 2:00 P.M. until 4:00 P.M. Mrs. Fyffe passed away on Tuesday, June 21, 2016.

Mrs. Fyffe was born on November 9, 1931 to the late Marvin F. and Rosa Simmons Duke.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her brother, Morris Edward Duke. She is survived by her loving husband of 63 years, Herb Fyffe; brothers, Jim (Rita) Duke, Lowell (Anita) Duke; sisters, Jean Duke Underwood, Marlene (Dave) Plummer, Shirley Duke Atnip, Peggy Duke Slatton, Barbara (Don) Duke. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 7272 Greenville Ave., Dallas, TX 75231. Coffee County Funeral Chapel is honored to serve the family of Mrs. Ida Duke Fyffe.

COFFEE COUNTY FUNERAL CHAPEL IN CHARGE OF ARRANGEMENTS

6/26/16 — Kourtney Michelle Thompson

thompsonKourtney Michelle Thompson, age 33, passed away on Wednesday, June
22nd, 2016 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville. During
her life she worked as a Nurse Esthetician and was preceded in death by
both her grandfathers, Howard Clay Tucker and Jack M. Thompson Jr.
Kourtney is survived by her parents, Tony and Cindy Thompson; her son,
Korbin; grandmother, Margaret A. Tucker; uncle, Howard Tucker; cousin,
Jessica Archer and her husband Rich and their daughter Annabel;
grandmother, Barbara S. Thompson; brother-in-law, Chase Garrison and his
wife Cindy; nephews and niece, Brady and Mary Chase Garrison and Finn;
aunt, Donna Merritt and her husband Scott; cousins, Brennan Merritt and
his wife Mariana and their daughter Mary, Brantley Merritt, Kaylynn
Cunningham and her husband Robert, Mac Merritt, and Jamison Merritt. A
memorial service will be held on Sunday, June 26th, 2016 at 2:00pm in the
Kilgore Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jack Hice officiating. Immediatley
following the service there will be two hours of visitation and
celebrating Kourtney’s life. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that
donations be made in honor of Kourtney to help benefit her son Korbin’s
education to the Kourtney Thompson Benefit Fund, c/o First Vision Bank,
1401 North Jackson Street, Tullahoma, Tennessee 37388.
Kilgore Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

6/24/16 — Margie Ruth Rollins

Mrs. Margie Ruth Rollins, 81, passed away Wednesday June 22, 2016 at the home of her daughter. She was born in Palmer, Tennessee on May 18, 1935 to Clell and Mary Sanders Layne who preceded her in death along with her husband, Hershel Raymond Rollins; daughter, Patricia Ruth Rollins; sons, Mike and Jim Rollins; brothers, Ed, Claude, Clell Jr., Carl and Tommy Layne; sisters, Linda, Lena Grace and Sallie; grandsons, David J. Rollins and Harley Joe Rollins; great granddaughter, Star.

She is survived by her daughters, Peg (Ken) O’Dear, Ann (Brad) Seagraves, Barb (Ricky) Stevens, Vic (Tim) Driver; sons, Cleston (Marla), Hershel (Loretta), Dave (Diane), Rick (Kassie), Ken (Shannon) and Larry (Jessica) Rollins; brothers, Kenneth (Cheryl) and Rex (Dorothy) Layne; sisters, Betty Rhinehart, Sue Ann Champion and Mary Layne; 57 grandchildren; 85 great grandchildren; 4 great great grandchildren; a host of nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be 12:00 Noon Friday in the funeral home chapel with Ministers, Albert Nunley and Delbert Layne officiating with burial to follow in the Fall Creek Cemetery. Visitation: 3:00 PM – 9:00 PM Thursday at Layne Funeral Home, Palmer, Tennessee. www.laynefuneralhome.com

Older posts «