Obituaries

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2/23/19 — William Lynn Simmons

Mr. William Lynn Simmons, 87, passed away Monday
February 18, 2019 at Manchester Health Care Center. He was born in Linden,
Texas on November 24, 1931 to Luther Simmons and Ruby Jones Simmons who
preceded him in death along with his brother Byron Simmons.

He was a retired Electrical Engineer from AEDC. He was a 47 year member
and served as Deacon at Manchester First Baptist Church. He enjoyed
working with the Southern Baptist Convention Disaster Relief Team and was
one of the founders of the Jesus Tent at Bonnaroo. He was a US Navy
veteran.

He is survived by his wife of 60 years Barbara Adams Simmons; daughter,
Beth Simmons; son Kevin (Michele) Simmons; brother, Jimmy Simmons, Linden,
TX; sister, Martha Williams, Linden, TX; grandchildren, Amanda (Boyd)
Neighbors, Lauren (Jay) Crouch, Ryne (Emily) Warren, Shane Warren, Chance,
J.C., Caleb and Issac Simmons; 6 great grandchildren; sister-in-law, Doris
Simmons, Marshall, TX; several nieces and nephews.

A celebration of life will be held 2:00 PM Saturday at First Baptist Church
with Dr. Brenton Cox officiating. The family will receive friends at the
Church from 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Saturday. Arrangements by: Central Funeral
Home, Manchester, Tennessee. www.centralfuneralhome.com

Central Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements

2/20/19 — Janice M. Sherrick

Janice M. Sherrick of Tullahoma passed this life on Saturday, February 16,
2019 at her residence at the age of 67. Graveside services will be held at
2 PM on Thursday, February 21, 2019 at Winchester Memorial Park.

A native of Waukegan, IL, she was the daughter of the late Elmus and Thelma
Irene Casteel Wright. She enjoyed being on her computer, playing scratch
off lottery tickets, going to casinos and going out with her friends.

In addition to parents, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Audrey
Anderson and Martha Wright.

She is survived by sons, Eric Russell and his wife, Charlene of Vancleave,
MS and Justin Russell of Tullahoma; sister, Paula Lambrecht of Tullahoma
and grandchildren, Cody, Jacob and Shelby Russell.

DAVES-CULBERSTON FUNERAL HOME IS IN CHARGE OF ARRANGEMENTS

2/23/19–Wayne Mitchell Green

Mr. Wayne Mitchell Green, 77, passed
away Monday February 18, 2019 at his home. He was born in Burks Hollow on
October 13, 1941 to John Earl Green and Bertie Lee Anderson who preceded
him in death. He was also preceded by his grandson, Private First Class
Joseph Floyd; brothers, Earl, John Jr. and Wilmer Lee Green; sisters, Sue
Gortney, Betty Elmore and Joyce Byrd.

He was retired from Roadway Freight after 32 years service. He was a
member and song leader of the Hattie’s Chapel Baptist Church. He was a US
Army veteran of Vietnam and a member of the Teamsters Union Local 408
Nashville, Tennessee.

He is survived by his wife, Wanda Cook Green; sons, Jonathan (Niki), David
(Tanya) and Carl; daughters, Waynette (Kevin) Currin and Donna (The Late
Chester) Floyd; brother, Donnie (Diane) Green; sisters-in-law, Dorothy and
Vera Green; grandchildren, Joshua, Hannah, Matthew, Kayla, Candi, Hope,
Samantha, Amie, Jonathan and Tabitha; great grandchildren, Kole, Kody,
Hunter, Cheznei, Nevaeh, Faithlyn, Timothy, Kalen, Neyland, Kolsten and
Kingston; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be 11:00 AM Saturday in the Central Funeral Home
Chapel with Minister Danny Anderson officiating with burial to follow in
the Harrell Cemetery at the old home place in Burks Hollow with Military
Honors. Visitation: 3:00 PM – 8:00 PM Friday at Central Funeral Home,
Manchester, Tennessee. www.centralfuneralhome.com

Louise Brown

Louise Brown of Lewisburg, passed this life on Saturday, February 16, 2019
at Maury Regional Medical Center in Columbia at the age of 86. No services
are scheduled.

Mrs. Brown enjoyed cooking and quilting.

She is survived by two sons, Harold Childress of Lewisburg and Richard
Childress; daughter, Helen Speakman and her husband, Rank of Florida; two
brothers, J W Holley of Texas and Ray Holley of Cornersville, TN and
numerous grandchildren.

DAVES-CULBERSTON FUNERAL HOME IS IN CHARGE OF ARRANGEMENTS

2/19/19 — Charles Edward Harrell

Mr. Charles Edward Harrell, 79, passed away
Saturday February 16, 2019 at his home in Hillsboro. He was born in
Manchester on May 18, 1939 to Clinton and Annie Pearl Brown Harrell who
preceded him in death. He is also preceded by his granddaughter, Stephanie
Miller; brother, Bud Harrell; sisters, Elizabeth Kennedy, Della Cooper and
Louise Vandergriff.

He was retired from the State of Tennessee Highway Department and Coffee
County Rural Solid Waste. He also worked at Brothers Implement and
Stewarts Feed Mill up until his health declined.

He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Minnie Pinegar Harrell; son, Randy
(Donna) Harrell, Manchester; daughters, Kathy Harrell, Hillsboro and Pam
(Jeff) Hill, Manchester; sister, Lorene Rackley, Summittville, TN;
brothers, John Harrell, Manchester, James Harrell, Manchester, T.C.
Harrell, Winchester and Clifton “Snip” Harrell, Manchester;
grandchildren,
Tiffany Hill and Savannah Church; great grandchildren, Randy Elijah
Harrell, Paisley Church, Peyton Church and Jaiden Brown; several nieces and
nephews.

Funeral services will be 11:00 AM Tuesday in the Central Funeral Home
Chapel with Minister Billy Robison officiating with burial to follow in the
Wesley Chapel Cemetery. Visitation: 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM Monday at Central
Funeral Home, Manchester, Tennessee. www.centralfuneralhome.com

Central Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements

2/19/19 — Monica Sue Smith

Monica Sue Smith passed this life on Friday, February 15, 2019 at St.
Thomas Rutherford Hospital in Murfreesboro at the age of 40 years. Funeral
Services will be held Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at 1 PM at
Daves-Culbertson Funeral Home with burial to follow at Mt. Hermon Cemetery.
Visitation with the family will be Monday, February 18, 2019 from 4 – 9 PM
at Daves-Culbertson Funeral Home.

A native of McLeansboro, IL, Monica was the daughter of Tina and Dana Coots
of Shelbyville. Monica’s greatest joy was being a Mom to her daughter,
Brinley. She loved being with friends and family. She was selfless and
worried about everyone but herself. She always had a smile and built bonds
and friendships with everyone she met.

She was preceded in death by grandfather, William “Bill” Wells and
daughter, Arianna Smith.

In addition to her parents, Tina and Dana Coots of Shelbyville and
daughter, Brinley Smith, she is survived by sisters, Tiffany Strickland of
Tullahoma, Cassie McBride and her husband, Mason of Chattanooga and
Jeanette Coots of Shelbyville; grandmother, Kathryn Wells of Dozier, AL;
aunts, Teresa Gilmore and her husband, Farrell of Dozier, AL, Judy Jacobs
and her husband, Gary of Shelbyville and Vickie Nelson and her husband,
Jerry of Vevay, IN; uncles, Junior Coots of Markleville, IN, Woody Coots
and his wife, Sue of Anderson, IN, Mark Wells and his wife, Becky of
Henryville, IN, Melvin Coots and his wife, Janie of Shelbyville, Eugene
Coots and his wife, Mary of Hyden, KY and J B Coots and his wife, Chris of
Germany; special friend, Julia Jernigan and her husband, Chris of Tullahoma
and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and good friends.

DAVES-CULBERSTON FUNERAL HOME IS IN CHARGE OF ARRANGEMENTS

2/20/19 — Leigh C. Trail

Leigh C. Trail of Tullahoma, passed this life on Saturday, February 16,
2019 at her residence at the age of 55. Funeral Services are scheduled for
12:00 Noon on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at Daves-Culbertson Funeral Home
with burial to follow at Rose Hill Memorial Gardens. Visitation with the
family will be Tuesday, February 19, 2019 from 5 – 8 PM.

A native of Florida, she was the daughter of the late Fay Templeton Colyar
and Alan Colyar of Demopolis, AL. Leigh was a die-hard University of
Alabama fan and enjoyed hunting, fishing and doing cross stitch.

In addition to her father, Alan Colyar she is survived by husband, Max
Trail of Tullahoma; sons, Max Trail Jr and is wife, Rhonda of Estill
Springs and Adam Trail and his wife, Amy of North Carolina; brother, Ric
Colyar and his wife, Lori of Demopolis, AL; sister, Dane Victory of
Tullahoma and two grandchildren, Jacob and Kaitlyn Trail.

DAVES-CULBERSTON FUNERAL HOME IS IN CHARGE OF ARRANGEMENTS

Milton “Pete” Eidson, III

MILTON ABRAHAM “PETE” EIDSON, III, age 74, of Estill Springs, Tenn., departed this life on Saturday, February 16, 2019, at his residence following an extended illness. Mr. Eidson was born in Charlotte, NC, to the late Milton Eidson, II and Ina Ballard Eidson on May 23, 1944. Mr. Eidson served his country in the U.S. Air Force for 22 years before his retirement. He is a Vietnam war veteran. Mr. Eidson and his family were stationed at Arnold Air Force Base in 1985 and relocated to Estill Springs. After his retirement with the Air Force he was employed for approximately 10 years at Bailey Company in Tullahoma. Mr. Eidson was a former member of the Kiwanis Club International and the VFW. He enjoyed playing golf and fishing. He will be remembered as a loving and devoted husband, brother, father and grandfather.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Eidson was preceded in death by his sister, Marilyn Brown. He is survived by his wife, Corrie Eidson, sons; Milton Eidson also of Estill Springs, Brandon Eidson (Makisha McPeak)of Manchester, Grandchildren; Justin Eidson of Estill Springs, Aidan Eidson, Evan Eidson and Tabitha Johnson all of Manchester, sister, Paula Coates, North Augusta, SC.

Memorial Services will be held this week at the Chattanooga National Cemetery in Chattanooga, Tenn.

GRANT FUNERAL SERVICES IN CHARGE OF THE ARRANGEMENTS

Craig Steven Fuller

Mr. Craig Steven Fuller Sr., 57, passed away
Saturday February 16, 2019 at his home in Manchester. He was born in
Winter Haven, Florida on October 22, 1961.

He was preceded in death by his father, Earl Fuller.

He was employed by Lawson Electric and was a member of the International
Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Union Local 429 Nashville, Tennessee.

He is survived by his wife, Cindy Vaughn Fuller; mother, Maryland Nelson
Fuller; son, Craig S. Fuller Jr. “C.J.”; daughters, Rachel and Savannah
Fuller; brother, Kent Fuller; sisters, Sherri Fuller and Rhonda Smith;
several nieces and nephews.

Services will be private with the family only.

www.centralfuneralhome.com

Central Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements

2/18/19 — William Howard Ferrell

Mr. William Howard Ferrell, 74, passed away
Thursday February 14, 2019 at his home in Manchester, Tennessee. He was
born in Manchester on March 26, 1944 to Edgar Howard Ferrell and Arie Cleo
Barnes Ferrell who preceded him in death along with his sister, Birdie Dean
Scissom; brother, Donald Ferrell.

He was owner of Ferrell’s Lock and Key in Manchester and a member of
Manchester First Baptist Church and Hillsboro Lodge F&AM. He served in the
Army National Guard for 6 years.

He is survived by his wife, Patricia Williams Ferrell; son, Bryan Ferrell;
daughter, Rita Church and her husband Jerry; sister, Frances Simmons;
grandchildren, Ashley, Alexis, Jacob, Jonathan and Josh; great
grandchildren, Preston, Novalei and Addison; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be 1:00 PM Monday in the Central Funeral Home Chapel
with Dr. Brenton Cox officiating with burial to follow in the Rose Hill
Memorial Gardens. Visitation: 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM Monday at Central
Funeral
Home, Manchester, Tennessee. www.centralfuneralhome.com

Central Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements

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