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7/26/14 —— William Edward Bell

Funeral services for Mr. William Edward Bell, age 93, of Manchester, will be conducted at 11:00 AM on Saturday, July 26, 2014 at Manchester Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Ronnie Smith officiating. 

Burial will follow at Greenwood Cemetery in Clarksville, TN. 

Visitation with the family will be from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM on Friday at the funeral home and on Saturday prior to the

service. 

Mr. Bell passed away Tuesday morning at his residence.

Manchester Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.flower 13

7/21/14 —– Lometa G. Russell

Mrs. Lometa G. Russell, age 81, of Manchester, TN, passed away on Monday, July 21, 2014 at Manchester Healthcare.

 
Mrs. Russell was born in Alabama, the daughter of the late Gus and Lorena Hensley Gifford. 

She was a homemaker, who enjoyed patch quilting.flower7

In addition to her parents, Lometa was also preceded in death by one brother, Carl Gifford; and three sisters, Louise (Avery) Scott, Grady (Deuey) Gifford, and Vialita Gifford. 

She is survived by four sons, Anthony Perilo of Florida, Randy (Linda) Perilo and Andera (Sandy) Perilo, both of
Indiana, and John Steele of NC; two daughters, Dorothy (Phillip) Scholz of Illinois and Margaret (John) Anaszewski of Indiana; two sisters, Juanita (Monroe) Bradford and Margaret (Ken) Zerby; and several grandchildren and great grandchildren.

 
Mrs. Russell’s family has chosen cremation and no services will be held at this time.

Manchester Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

 

 

MANCHESTER FUNERAL HOME IS HONORED TO SERVE THE RUSSELL FAMILY 

7/24/14 —– Betty Jo Lawson

Betty Jo Lawson, of Tullahoma, peacefully passed from this earth on July 21, following a recurrence of lymphoma.

Mrs. Lawson was a loving wife to G.W. Lawson for 56 years and 360 days, and a loving mother to Tim (Debbie) Lawson of Shelbyville, TN , Lisa (Robert) Kane of Tullahoma, TN, and Christina (Earl) Hillis of Winchester, TN. She also leaves behind flower 13six grandchildren: Adam Kane of Knoxville, TN, Allison (Casey) McGehee of Fayetteville, TN, Amy (Nick) Cunningham of Tullahoma, TN, Andrew Lawson of Shelbyville, TN, Abby Lawson of Shelbyville, TN, and Lawson Hillis of Winchester, TN. Mrs. Lawson had one great-grandchild, Lucas McGehee of Fayetteville, TN. Mrs. Lawson is survived by sisters, Carolyn (Eddie) Scott of Tullahoma, TN, Annette (T.L.) Bolin of Manchester, TN, and Cora Webster of Seffner ,FL, and a brother, Eugene (Jean) West of Winchester, TN.

Mrs. Lawson was preceded in death by Her mother, Maymie Holder of Tullahoma, TN, Martha Shelton of Manchester, TN, and Charles Holder of Manchester, TN.

Mrs. Lawson was a homemaker, who enjoyed caring for her husband, children, and grandchildren. For several years, Mrs. Lawson was known as Mrs. Betty at Tullahoma City Schools’ Kool Kids program. She was an avid reader, and enjoyed keeping up with politics and current events. Mrs. Lawson will be remembered for her loving, compassionate nature, wit, strength, and grace.

A graveside memorial service will be held at Bethany Cemetery in Normandy, TN, on Thursday, July 24 at 3 PM, with Pastor David Wall officiating.

A reception for friends and family will be held immediately following the graveside service at Trinity Lutheran Church at the corner of Wilson Avenue and Cedar Lane in Tullahoma.

Daves-Culbertson Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

7/24/14 —— Erin Shea Hill Jackson

Erin Shea Hill Jackson of Decherd, passed this life on Monday, July 21st, 2014 at her residence at the age of 31.

Erin was born in Franklin County, Tennessee to Tommy and Jan Jordan Hill.

During her life she worked at Harton Regional Medical Center as a Sleep Technician and Secretary and was a member of Shady Grove Church of the Nazarene. She enjoyed making different kinds of jewelry and loved animals and helping people. Even during her illness, Erin always put other people’s needs before her own and took care of her fellow patients.

She is preceded in death her paternal grandfather, Finus Hill; and maternal grandparents, John and Iona Jordan.

Erin is survived by her husband, Greg Jackson of Decherd; her parents, Tommy and Jan Hill of Tullahoma; one brother, Jon-Micah Hill of Murfreesboro; grandmother, Rosa Hill of Tullahoma; mother and father-in-law, Bob and Pat Donner of Beech Grove; two sisters-in-law, Dana Hereford and her husband Jim of Tullahoma, and Michelle Stovall of Belvidere; nieces and nephews, Julie Hereford, and Nolan and Riley Stovall; cousins, Julie Beth Tucker, Travis and Allison Hill, Dennis and Samuel Swann, and Andrea and Christopher Bell; and aunts and uncles, Rita and Randy Tucker, James and Donna Hill, Marvin Hill, Elaine Bell, Elsie Bell, Christine and Johnny Swann, and Sheila Westbrook.

Visitation for Erin will be held on Thursday, July 24th, 2014 from 12:00 pm-4:00 pm at Kilgore Funeral Home with the funeral service to immediately follow at 4:00 pm in the Kilgore Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Troy Finney and Bro. Robert Tipps officiating.

Burial will follow at Maplewood Cemetery in Tullahoma.

Kilgore Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.flower 12

7/24/14 —– Lena Evon Harmon

Lena Evon Harmon age 84 of Belvidere, Tennessee, passed away on July 20, 2014.

She had retired from the Queen Anne Candy Company and was a member of the Victory Baptist Church in Tullahoma, TN.

Mrs. Harmon was preceded in death by her husband, Vernon Harmon; parents, Larkin Jasper Cawthron and Leaner Atnip Cawthron; sisters, Leola Lambert, Tempie Brown and Hanna Burks; and brothers, Milton Cawthron, Effie Cawthron, Herman Cawthron, John L. Cawthron, R.D. Cawthron and Gordon Cawthron. 

She is survived by her daughter, Debra D. Hunter and her husband William of Martin, TN; son, David D. Harmon and his wife Laura of Belvidere, TN; six grandchildren, Karen Sliger, Jessica Goodman, Diana Watkins, Rebecca Holtzman, Sarah Forsythe and Zachary D. Harmon; ten great-grandchildren, Audrey, Amelia and Cole Sliger,   Isiah Harmon, Rowen & Reagan Goodman, Annsley Watkins, Alivia Bell Holtzman, Sarah Joe Forsythe and Emaleah Harmon; and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be on Wednesday, July 23, 2014 from 5:00 p.m.  -  8:00 p.m.

The Funeral Service will be conducted on Thursday afternoon, July 24, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. from the Chapel of Central Funeral Home with Brother Jack Lambert officiating.

Burial will follow at the Gnat Hill Cemetery.

CENTRAL FUNERAL HOME in Charge of Arrangements.flower5

7/24/14 —– Glenn Edward Baldwin, Sr.

Mr. Glenn Edward Baldwin, Sr., age 71 of Manchester, Tennessee, passed from this life on Monday, July 21, 2014, at United Regional Medical Center in Manchester, Tennessee surrounded by his loving family.

Glenn was preceded in death by his parents, Cecil and Catherine Dillon Baldwin, and one sister, Charlotte Cantrell.

He is survived his loving wife of fifty years, Patsy Baldwin, two sons, Buddy Baldwin and wife Susan of Manchester, Tennessee, Jeff Baldwin and wife Julie of Manchester, Tennessee, one sister, Claudette Hillis of Hillsboro, Tennessee, two brothers, Charles Baldwin and wife Mary of Dothan, Alabama, Joel Baldwin and wife Georgie of Manchester, Tennessee, six grandchildren, Ashley Gallagher and husband Derrick, Taylor Frame and husband Cody, Torrie Jernigan and husband Travis, Jarret Baldwin, Tatum Baldwin, Alex Baldwin, all of Manchester, Tennessee, and one great grandson Liam Gallagher of Manchester, Tennessee.

Mr. Baldwin was of the Baptist Faith. He attended Calvary Baptist Church in Manchester, Tennessee. He loved trading,
collecting antiques and talking with people. Glenn was very social person and he enjoyed fellowship and talking with
folks. His family and his friends were his life.

Funeral Services for Mr. Glenn Baldwin will be conducted on July 24, 2014 at 1:00 PM at the Coffee County Funeral Chapel with Pastor Steve Adams officiating.

Burial will follow in the Shady Grove Cemetery.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, July 23, 2014 from 4:00 PM until 9:00 PM at the Coffee County Funeral Chapel, Manchester, Tennessee.

 

COFFEE COUNTY FUNERAL CHAPEL IS HONORED TO SERVE THE  FAMILY OF GLENN BALDWIN.flowers 7

7/23/14 —– Jerry Lowe Sr.

Mr. Jerry Lowe Sr.flower2, age 68 of Tullahoma, Tennessee passed away, Monday, July 21, 2014 at Harton Regional Medical Center.

Funeral Services will be held Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at 2 PM at County Line Church of Christ, Lynchburg, TN with Leo Bechard officiating.

Burial will follow at New Mt. Hermon Cemetery in Bedford County.

Visitation with the family will be Wednesday, from 12 Noon until service time at the church.

Mr. Lowe, a native of Shelbyville, was the son of the late Clyde and Alene King Lowe.

He was a member of County Line Church of Christ, Lynchburg, TN. He retired from Tullahoma Utilities Board. He enjoyed fishing, woodworking and telling stories. He especially enjoyed spending time with his family.

He is survived by his loving wife, Sharon Shavers Lowe of Tullahoma; son, Jay Lowe and his wife, Robbie of Moore County; daughter, Charity Vassar and her husband, Kenneth of Moore County; two sisters, Pat Johnson and her husband, Bill of Bedford County and Andy Meals of Murfreesboro; six grandchildren, Ashley McInturff and her husband, Daniel of Lake City, TN, Rachel Chessor and her husband, Ross of Tullahoma, Jeremy Lowe of New York City and Josh Deaton, Aaron Vassar and Dakota Vassar, all of Moore County and three great grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations be made to County Line Church of Christ, 155 County Line Road, Lynchburg, TN 37352.


DAVES-CULBERSTON FUNERAL HOME IS IN CHARGE OF ARRANGEMENTS

7/24/14 ——- Gail Murphy

Gail Murphy, age 47 of Shelbyville, Tennessee passed away, Monday, July 21, 2014 at Vanderbilt Hospital in Nashville.

Funeral Services will be held Thursday, July 24 at 11 AM at the Daves-Culbertson Funeral Home Chapel.

Burial will follow at Bethany Cemetery.

Visitation with the family will be Thursday from 9 AM until service time at Daves-Culbertson Funeral Home.

Ms. Murphy, a native of Marietta, Georgia was a cook at Waffle House in Tullahoma.

She is survived by one brother, Dennis Towery of Shelbyville and many special friends and co-workers.

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DAVES-CULBERSTON FUNERAL HOME IS IN CHARGE OF ARRANGEMENTS

7/23/14 —– Gary “Wayne” Johnson

Gary “Wayne” Johnson, age 52 of Hillsboro, Tennessee, passed away on July 19, 2014.

He was a Machinist with UTC Aerospace, Inc. in Tullahoma, Tennessee; a member of the First Baptist Church in Hillsboro and a member of the United Steel Workers. 

He enjoyed Atlanta Braves baseball and UT football.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Clyde and Mabel Johnson; and maternal grandparents, Edward and Nolen Marbut.

Wayne is survived by his loving wife, Linda J. McCormick Johnson of Hillsboro, TN; parents, Mark “Hollis” Johnson and Gervis C. Marbut Johnson of Hillsboro, TN; daughters, Angel L. Johnson of Nashville, TN and Hayley M. Johnson of Hillsboro, TN; brother, Mark J. Johnson and his wife Becky of Cookville, TN; his dog Kal-el; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Visitation, Tuesday, July 22, 2014 from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

The Funeral Service will be conducted on Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at 1:00 p.mflower 4. from the Chapel of Central Funeral Home with Brother Martin Bowlin officiating.

Burial will be at the Hillsboro Memorial Cemetery .

CENTRAL FUNERAL HOME in Charge of Arrangements. 

7/23/14 —– Jean Ward Montgomery

Jean Ward Montgomery, of Tullahoma, passed this life on Sunday, July 20th, 2014 at her residence at the age of 75.

Mrs. Montgomery was born in Moore County, Tennessee to the late Elijah and Maggie Miller Ward.

During her life, she was primarily a homemaker and was a member of Wilson Avenue Church of Christ in Tullahoma.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 36 years, Frank Montgomery; one son, Gary Wayne Jones; one daughter, Janet Holder; and one sister, Hazel Burton.

Mrs. Montgomery is survived by two sons, James Richard Montgomery and his wife Teresa of Tullahoma, and Billy Ray Jones and his wife Kristia of Tullahoma; four daughters, Melody Norris and her husband Michael of Los Angeles, California, Deborah Tibbetts and her husband Michael of Unicoi, Tennessee, Sherry Brown and her husband Les of LaVergne, Tennessee, and Patsy Jones of Tullahoma; three sisters, Bernice Finney and her husband Gordon of Estill Springs, Charlotte York and her husband David of Normandy, and Rebecca Demby and her husband John of Tullahoma; 15 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.

Visitation for Mrs. Montgomery will be held on Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014 at Kilgore Funeral Home from 5:00-9:00 pm.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014 at 1:00 pm at Wilson Avenue Church of Christ with Bro. John Payne and Bro. Randy Davis officiating.

Burial will follow at Rose Hill Memorial Gardens.

Kilgore Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.Flower 12

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