Obituaries

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5/25/17–Ricky Lynn Parker

Ricky Lynn Parker, 52, passed away Monday, May 22, 2017 at his home
following an extended illness. He was a native of Cannon Co., TN.

He is survived by his parents, Zenith & Martha Spry Parker of Woodbury;
Sister & Brother-in-law, Pam & Richard Harris of Woodbury; 2 Aunts, Nila
Reed & Wanda (Russell) Burks and several nieces and nephews. He was a
member of the Nazarene Church. Funeral Services will be 2 pm Thursday,
May 25, 2017 in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home with Bro. Jimmy
Wright & Jimmy Hodge officiating. Interment will follow in the Gilley
Hill Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be from 2 pm to 8 pm
Wednesday, May 24, 2017.

5/25/17—Rosemary Messick

Funeral services for Rosemary E. Messick, age 73, of Beechgrove, TN, will be conducted at 7:00 PM on Thursday, May 25, 2017 at Manchester Funeral Home Chapel with Ray Marcom officiating. A visitation with the family will be from 5:00 PM until time of service on Thursday at the funeral home. Rosemary passed away on Monday, May 22, 2017 at Life Care Center in Tullahoma, TN.

Rosemary was born in Nashville, TN, the daughter of the late Cantrell and Amelia Mankin Messick. She was a member of the Beechgrove Church of Christ. Rosemary loved taking care of her beloved cat, Charlie.

In addition to her parents, Rosemary was also preceded in death by one brother, Richard Arlen Messick; and two grandsons, Rusty and Christian Carden. She is survived by one son, Cantrell (Lynda) Carden; two daughters, Rose Anne Carden (Nick) Smith and Susan Carden (David) Ferrell; grandchildren, Viktor and Christina Carden, Stone, Boone, Grey and Lucy Riddle, Alaina Ferrell (Chris) Murray and Abby Ferrell; niece, Linda Messick; and cousin, Billy Troxler.

Manchester Funeral Home is honored to serve the Messick family.

5/27/17 — James David Davidson

Mr. James David Davidson, age 64 of Altamont, passed away unexpectedly on
Thursday, May 18, 2017. A memorial service for Mr. Davidson will be held
on Saturday, May 27, 2017, at 8:00 p.m. at Coffee County Funeral Chapel.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday prior to
the service from 6:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. A second memorial service will
be held in Pennsylvania the following week.

James David Davidson was born on March 19, 1953, in Shenandoah, PA, to
the late James and Mabel Davidson. After many occupations throughout the
years, he was most recently a fork lift operator at Yorozu until his
retirement. James loved horses, classic cars, carpentry work,
photography, and flowers. Anyone who knew James knew he was a selfless,
caring person and a devoted father who would do and sacrifice anything
for his two children. James was loved by many and will be greatly missed.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his brother, John
Douglas. Survived by his children, Tiffany Nicole Davidson and Jimmy
David Davidson; sister, Beverly Davidson Fetterman (Scott); estranged
sister Linda Seladones; sister-in-law, Sandra Douglas; nieces, Kelly
Fetterman, Stephanie Seladones, Beth Ann Everett, Susan McKenna, and Lori
Douglas-Haeck; nephews, Scott Fetterman and Scott Douglas; many cousins
and friends.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Coffee County
Funeral Chapel in Mr. Davidson’s honor to assist his children with final
expenses.

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

Harry L. Smith

Harry L Smith of Fayetteville, passed this life on Saturday, May 20, 2017
at his residence at the age of 74 years. No services are scheduled.

A native of Muncie, Indiana, he was born on July 4, 1942. He was a U S
Army veteran and was a truck driver. He was a member of the Cumberland
Presbyterian Church of Fayetteville. He enjoyed reading and playing games
on the computer. He loved his pets and spending time with his youngest
grandson, Owen.

Mr. Smith is survived by his wife, Dottie Smith of Fayetteville; son, Harry
L Smith Jr.; stepsons, Brad and Rusty Hawkins of Fayetteville and Bobby
Hawkins of Huntsville; stepdaughters, Paige Wilson and her husband, John of
Harvest, AL, Teresa Cobb of Fayetteville, Heather LaCassee and her husband,
Stephen of Florence, AL and Jennifer Rowland and her husband, Brian of
Fayetteville; eight grandchildren and five great grandchildren.

Daves-Culbertson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

5/20/17—Lee Ann Dean

Private Funeral services for Lee Ann Dean, age 58, of Cookeville were held Saturday, May 20th, 2017 at 11:00 am in the chapel of Presley Funeral Home with Joe Roberts officiating.

Lee Ann chose to be cremated.

Lee Ann Dean passed away Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center in Cookeville, Tennessee following extended illness.

She was born Friday, March 27, 1959 in Manchester, Tennessee to Allen Pollard Crick and the late Pauline Stephenson Crick.

Lee Ann will always be remembered as a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, daughter, sister, and aunt. Among other jobs prior to her disability, she worked with her sister, Paula Crick Harris and her family at Harris Drug Center.

She is survived by two daughters, Nicole Pryor and Christen Dean, both of Cookeville; four grandchildren, Savannah, Shane, Whitney, and Wyatt; father, Allen Crick, of Manchester, Tennessee; sister, Paula Crick Harris, and her husband, Bill, of Cookeville; brother, Michael Crick, and his wife Wendy, of Mt. Juliet, Tennessee; several nieces and extended family.

5/23/17–Ralph Coleman

Obituary of Ralph Coleman
Ralph Coleman passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 20, 2017, after a lengthy illness.  Ralph was born on July 13, 1954 in Frankfurt, Germany to his parents, Norris Keith Coleman and Gisela Eber Coleman. He is survived by his wife of twenty-one years, Faye Davenport Coleman, Nashville, TN; son, Marc Kudling, Lubeck, Germany; granddaughter, Greta Kudling, Lubeck, Germany; sister, Karen Coleman, Locarno, Switzerland; step-sister, Darlene Sweet, Hendersonville, TN.
Ralph came to reside in Tennessee in 1989.  He was the owner/operator of Help 4PC, a computer technology company.  He also worked as computer support staff for Steves & Sons Company, in Lebanon, TN. Ralph was also an avid model train enthusiast.  
Family and Friends are invited to share memories from 6-8 PM Monday and one hour prior to the service on Tuesday at the Coffee County Funeral Chapel, 786 McMinnville Highway, Manchester, TN.  Ralph’s Life Celebration Service will be held at 2 PM Tuesday at the funeral home, with Jeff Sweet officiating.  Interment, Old Blanton’s Cemetery.
Pallbearers:  Michael Davenport, Reggie Davenport, Richard Ferrell, Kenneth McMahan, Robert McMahan and Conner Sweet

5/21/17–Orion Lee Allen Sr.

ORION LEE ALLEN
(February 11, 1941 – May 17, 2017)

Orion Lee Allen Sr. age 76, passed away May 17, 2017 at the Vanderbilt
University Medical Center in Nashville.
GRAVESIDE SERVICE: Sunday, May 21, 2017, 10:00 A.M. at Concord Cemetery
CENTRAL FUNERAL HOME IS IN CHARGE OF THE ARRANGEMENTS

5/21/17 — Waymon Levoid Baltimore, Sr.

Funeral services for Mr. Waymon Levoid Baltimore, Sr., age 85 of
Manchester, will be held Sunday, May 21, 2017, at 4 PM at Manchester
Funeral Home, with Brother Jack Hice officiating. Burial will follow in
Rose Hill Memorial Gardens. Visitation with the Baltimore family will be
from 2 PM until time of service on Sunday at the funeral home. Mr.
Baltimore passed away Friday, May 19th at his home following an extended
illness.

Mr. Waymon was born on December 23, 1931, in Coffee County, TN, to the late
Willis and Hazel Dorsett Baltimore. He was a construction worker with AERO.
He served his country in the United States Army National Guard for over 25
years, receiving an honorable discharge from service. Mr. Waymon loved to
travel, watching the Atlanta Braves baseball team and the Lady Vols
basketball team. He also loved working in his metal shop where he made
*miniature* (active) cannons. He was also a member of the former First
Church of God in Tullahoma. Mr. Waymon was said to never meet a stranger.
He proved that to be true when in Washington on a trip, he ran into a
friend.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Waymon is preceded in death by his loving
wife of over 60 years, Dorothy Louise Brown Baltimore and one brother,
Winfred Baltimore. He is survived by his two children; son, Waymon Levoid
Baltimore, Jr. (Holly) of Tullahoma, and daughter, Glenda Louise Blackburn
(Richard) of Manchester; three grandchildren, Tracy Arnold (Richie), Treva
Potter (Reuben), Richard Blackburn, Jr. (Amanda); four great-grandchildren,
Kimberly and Clayton Belk, Richelle Usleton (Michael), and Robert Arnold;
two great, great-grandchildren, Ashton and Scarlett Walker; several nieces
and nephews and a host of friends.

MANCHESTER FUNERAL HOME IS HONORED TO SERVE THE Baltimore FAMILY

5/21/17 — Randall Scott Bridges

Randall Scott Bridges of Tullahoma passed this life on Wednesday, May 17,
2017 at Tennova Healthcare – Harton at the age of 48 years. A Celebration
of Life Gathering is scheduled for Sunday, May 21, 2017 from 1 – 3 PM at
Daves-Culbertson Funeral Home.

A native of Madison, AL, he was the son of the late Chester Cee and Ruby
Alice Harbin Bridges. He was an auto mechanic and enjoyed fishing, driving
sprint cars, watching TV and spending time with his family. His father had
worked for NASA, so he was very interested in anything to do with space.

Mr. Bridges is survived by his fiancé, Melissa Puskarich of Tullahoma; two
daughters, Randi Goddard and her husband, James of Huntsville and Krystal
Lusk and her husband, Matthew of Huntsville; three sons, Jonathan and David
O’Neal of Tullahoma and Phillip Puskarich of Tullahoma; one sister, Tracy
Jo Bridges of Huntsville and three grandchildren, Robert and Skylar Harris
and Adalyn Goddard.

Daves-Culbertson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

5/20/17 — Dortha “Dot” Rigsby McMahan

Funeral services for Ms. Dortha “Dot” Rigsby McMahan will be conducted on
Saturday, May 20, 2017 at 11 AM at Manchester Funeral Home with Elder Keith
Sims officiating. Burial will follow in the Shady Grove Cemetery.
Visitation with the family will be Friday, May 19, from 5-8 PM at the
funeral home. Ms. McMahan passed away Thursday, May 18 at Manchester
Healthcare Center in Manchester.

Ms. Dortha was born on August 26, 1931, to the late S.L. and Hersie Barnes
Elam, in Warren County, TN. She was a housewife who loved sewing, quilting,
cooking, watching sports (especially the Braves and UT) on TV, and singing
with the family gospel group, The Rigsby Family. Ms. Dot was a member of
the Shady Grove Baptist Church and a long-time member of the Shady Grove
Home Demonstration and Community Clubs.

In addition to her parents, Ms. Dot was preceded in death by her first
husband of 38 years, Bill Rigsby, her second husband of 19 years, Walter
Leighton McMahan, and one sister, Jimmie Sue Elam Vaughn. She is survived
by her daughters, Debbie Winton of Manchester, and Dianne (Lynn) Anderson
of the Shady Grove Community; five grandchildren, Chad (Lora) Winton,
Justin (Tara) Winton, Vicki Anderson, Jimmy (Nikki) Anderson, and Joseph
(Jessica) Anderson; and five great-grandchildren: Katelyn, Jacob, Lily, and
Hannah Anderson, and Max Winton.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to :

Hospice of the Highland Rim

110 E. Lauderdale St.

Tullahoma, TN 37388

Or Online

Or Shady Grove Baptist Church

c/o Mike Elam

1360 Cooper Rd.

Morrison, TN 37357

MANCHESTER FUNERAL HOME IS HONORED TO SERVE THE Rigsby-McMahan FAMILY

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