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4/24/19–Thomas Warner Major

Funeral services for Mr. Thomas Warner Major, age 59, of Manchester, TN, will be conducted at 1:00 PM on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at Manchester Funeral Home with Bro. Chip Sekulich officiating. Burial will follow in Fredonia Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be from 5:00 PM until 9:00 PM on Tuesday evening at the funeral home. Mr. Major passed away at his residence, surrounded by his loving family, on Sunday, April 21, 2019.

Mr. Major was born in Camden, NJ, the son of the late Floyd Warner Major and Ruth Genelda Baston. He was an auto mechanic at Manchester Tire & Brake in Manchester, and previously at J & W Repair, where he was an auto and diesel mechanic. If it had wheels, he could fix it! He loved to grill, was often called the Grillmaster, and was always helping people when he could. Thomas was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, brother, and friend.

In addition to his parents, Thomas was also preceded in death by his son, Thomas Andrew Major; daughter, Crystal Hamby Whitney; great grandson, Brantley Randall Dickerson-Bush; and one sister, Debra Ann Major. He is survived by his loving wife, Rebecca S. Major; daughter and son-in-law, Jennifer and Phillip Bush; two sisters, Ruth Ann Major and Chrissy Baston Gilmour; one brother, John Charles Baston, III; two brothers-in-law, Joey Gilmour and Dennis Docil; grandchildren, Adrienne Bush, Colton Bush, Katlyn Whitney, and Hunter Whitney; numerous nieces and nephews; and many friends.

Manchester Funeral Home is honored to serve the Major family.
www.manchesterfuneralhome.com

Barry V. Tate

Barry V Tate of McMinnville, passed this life on Sunday, April 21, 2019 at
his residence at the age of 55 years. No services are scheduled.

A native of Warren County, Mr. Tate was the son of the late Gary Eugene
Tate and the late Ada Josephine Butcher. He was a hairdresser and enjoyed
traveling, shopping and refinishing furniture.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Gary
Wayne Tate Sr and Gregory J Tate. He is survived by husband, David Talbert
of McMinnville; brother, Hershell Eugene Tate (Angela Pack) of Smithville
and sisters-in-law, Anita Sandlin of McMinnville and Cathy Tate of
Pennsylvania.

DAVES-CULBERSTON FUNERAL HOME IS IN CHARGE OF ARRANGEMENTS

Scott L. Bly

Scott L Bly of Normandy, passed this life on Saturday, April 20, 2019 at
his residence at the age of 65 years. No services are scheduled.

A native of Scarborough, Maine, he was the son of the late Newell and
Loraine George Bly. He enjoyed building model cars, watching Nascar racing,
listening to music, reading about Nascar racing and playing with his
grandchildren.

He is survived by wife, Evelyn Bly of Normandy; son, Lance William Bly and
his wife, Karen of Australia; daughters, Maryann Bly and his fiancé’, Sammy
Watters of Tullahoma and Tammi Robinson and her husband, Michael of Hollis,
Maine; sister, Shelly Zigler and her husband, Larry of Arizona and five
grandchildren, Kaicee, Izak and Carter Robinson and Samantha and Hallie Bly.

DAVES-CULBERSTON FUNERAL HOME IS IN CHARGE OF ARRANGEMENTS

Kathleen Willis Martens

KATHLEEN WILLIS MARTENS, age 66, of Belvidere, Tenn., departed this life on Saturday, April 20, 2019, at Memorial Health Care System in Chattanooga, Tenn., following an extended illness. Ms. Martens was born in Hopkinsville, Kentucky on September 6, 1952 to the late Herman Willis and Stella Mae Stubblefield Willis. She was disabled. Before Ms. Martens was disabled she was the owner of Golden Communications Company. Before relocating to Tennessee in 2007, she and her family resided in Midlothian, Ill. Her favorite pastime was riding motorcycles with her husband, James Martens, before his death in 2010. She enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren. She will be greatly missed by her loving family.

In addition to her parents and husband, Ms. Martens was preceded in death by her sisters; Tricia Dixon and Marcella Hall. Ms. Martens is survived by her daughter, Tina Ores, Grandson, James (Brooklyn Wimberly)Ores, Jr., granddaughter, Alexis Keesee all of Belvidere. Great-granddaughter, Aubrey Ores of Manchester and one brother, Carl (Wanda) Willis of Tullahoma.

It was Ms. Martens wishes that she be cremated. No services are scheduled at this time.

GRANT FUNERAL SERVICES IN CHARGE OF THE ARRANGEMENTS

4/22/19–PG Guy

PG Guy of Shelbyville, passed this life on Monday, April 22, 2019 at The
Waters of Shelbyville at the age of 73 years. No services are scheduled.

A native of Shelbyville, he was a truck driver. He enjoyed country music
and watching movies on TV.

Mr. Guy was preceded in death by his parents; one brother and one sister.

He is survived by his wife, Lori Majors of Shelbyville.

Online condolences may be made at www.davesculbertsonfuneralhome.com

DAVES-CULBERSTON FUNERAL HOME IS IN CHARGE OF ARRANGEMENTS

04/22/19 — James “Jim” Horace Featherston

Funeral services for Mr. James “Jim” Horace Featherston, age 72, of Manchester will be conducted at 2:00 PM on Monday, April 22, 2019, at Coffee County Funeral Chapel with Bro. Pat Allison and Bro. Earl Cairns officiating. Burial will follow in Forest Mill Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 10:00 AM until the time of service at the funeral home. Mr. Featherston passed from this life surrounded by his loving family on Saturday, April 20, 2019, at his residence.

Jim was born in Manchester, TN to the late Lawrence and Amanda Featherston. He owned an air duct cleaning business, was a security officer, and worked as a reserve officer for Coffee County Sheriff’s Department. Jim was a very hard worker and dedicated business man. He also loved mowing his lawn, fishing and being outdoors, and visiting with his friends. He was a very loving husband, father, grandfather, and brother.

In addition to his parents, Jim is also preceded in death by one son, Jamie Featherston; one brother, Wayne Featherston. He is survived by his loving wife of 46 years, Jan Featherston; one son, Jeffery (Amanda Anderson) Featherston; one sister, Glenna Poff; two grandchildren, Kiely and David Featherston, and one grandchild on the way; multiple nieces and nephews.

Coffee County Funeral Chapel is honored to serve the Featherston family.

4/23/19–Michael Filmore McMillen Sr.

Michael Filmore McMillen Sr. of Manchester, passed this life on Friday,
April 19, 2019 at his residence at the age of 52 years. Funeral Services
are scheduled for Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at 1 PM at Daves-Culbertson
Funeral Home with burial to follow at Summitville Cemetery. Visitation
with the family will be Monday, April 22, 2019 from 5 – 8 PM.

A native of Marathon, FL, he was the son of the late Francis Willard Davis
Sr and Jean L Davis of Summitville, TN. He enjoyed fishing and hunting for
mushrooms and ginseng. He was a jokester and enjoyed aggravating everyone,
especially his siblings. He was also a cat lover.

In addition to his mother, Jean L. Davis of Summitville, he is survived by
son, Michael Filmore McMillen Jr of Plantation City, FL; daughter, Hannah
Mae McMillen of Plantation City, FL; brothers, Francis Willard Davis Jr of
Summitville, Ray McMillen of St. Teresa, FL and Donald McMillen of
Knoxville, TN; sisters, Cherie Townsend of McMinnville, Loretta McMillen of
Tullahoma, Mary Cromartie of Summitville and Bonnie Sue Qualls and her
husband, Wayne of Tullahoma and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Michael’s family would like to extend a special thank you to his best
friend, Michael Allen of Summitville.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial donations be made in his
honor to Daves-Culbertson Funeral Home.

Online condolences may be made at www.davesculbertsonfuneralhome.com
DAVES-CULBERSTON FUNERAL HOME IS IN CHARGE OF ARRANGEMENTS

4/19/19–Pamela Rae Shultz

Pamela Rae Shultz of Tullahoma, passed this life on Thursday, April 18, 2019 at Alive Hospice in Murfreesboro at the age of 64 years. No services are scheduled.
A native of Bedford, Indiana, she was the daughter of the late Charles Childers and the late Winifred Hayes. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Eddie Shultz.
Pamela is survived by son, Kenny Shultz and his wife, Chasity of Tullahoma; brothers, Mike Childers and his wife, Rita of Indiana and Chuckie Hayes of Indiana and two grandchildren, Kayden Shultz and Caiden Mears.
Online condolences may be made at www.davesculbertsonfuneralhome.com
DAVES-CULBERSTON FUNERAL HOME IS IN CHARGE OF ARRANGEMENTS

4/19/19–Audrey Elizabeth Walden

Mrs. Audrey Elizabeth Walden, age 87 of Manchester, passed away on Wednesday, April 17, 2019, at Life Care Center of Tullahoma. The family will receive friends on Friday, April 19, 2019, from 5:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M. at Coffee County Funeral Chapel.
Mrs. Walden was born on May 30, 1931 in Coffee County to the late Cular and Pauline Holt. She lived in Manchester her entire life and would have been 88 years old next month. Her and her husband, Tip, were the owners of Walden Brothers IGA. Additionally, she worked for Dr. Coulter Young and for the City of Manchester. In her retirement years she worked as a desk clerk.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Clifton “Tip” Walden; brothers, Leon, Kenneth, Clement, Hollis “Jack”, Jerry and Ronnie Holt. She is survived by her daughters, Debbie Moffitt, Dede McCullough (Butch); sister, Janie Holt; grandchildren, Kenny (Donna) Moffitt, Desiree (Robert) Taylor, Mae Anne (Brandon) Hale, Jonathan (Karen) McCullough; great-grandchildren, Brady, Hannah, Natalie, Max, Ayden, Hadlee, Jack, Kenedee, Alexis, and Addison.

Coffee County Funeral Chapel is honored to serve the Walden family.

4/19/19–Bernice Bruce Pugh

Funeral services for Mrs. Bernice Bruce Pugh, age 99, of Manchester, TN, will be conducted at 2:00 PM on Friday, April 19, 2019 at Coffee County Funeral Chapel with Brother Benny Benjamin officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 12:00 PM until time of service on Thursday at the funeral home. Mrs. Pugh passed away on Monday, April 15, 2019 at McArthur Manor in Manchester, TN.

Bernice was born in DeKalb County, AL, the daughter of the late Walter and Myrtle Cash Campbell. She and her first husband, Milo B. Bruce, moved from Alabama to Tennessee to start Bruce’s Florist. Bernice loved her family dearly and was a wonderful wife, mother, and grandmother.

In addition to her parents, Bernice was also preceded in death by her husbands, Milo B. Bruce and John E. Pugh; five brothers, Hoyt, James, Ronald, Arnold, and Joe Campbell; two sisters, Ruth Mallett and Evelyn Freeman; and a stepson, Johnny F. Pugh. She is survived by two sisters, Jean Glassco and Melba Gilbreath; her stepdaughter, Kathy Pugh (Eric) Swanson; grandchildren, Dr. Leif Swanson, Erica Swanson (Donnie) Fulks, and Patrick John Swanson; and great grandchildren, Emma, Cora, and Parke Fulks, and Reif and Kaine Swanson.

The family wishes to express their sincere appreciation and gratitude to the staff at McArthur Manor, Hospice Compassus, and FBC Servant’s Heart for their wonderful care and loving support.

Coffee County Funeral Chapel is honored to serve the Pugh family.

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