Obituaries

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8/18/18 — Robert Wayne Bartell

A memorial visitation for Mr. Robert Wayne Bartell, age 82, of Manchester, will be conducted on Saturday, August 18, 2018 from 1:00 PM until 3:00 PM at Coffee County Funeral Chapel. Mr. Bartell passed away on Thursday, August 16, 2018 at his residence surrounded by his family.

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

Elaine Johnson Huskey

Elaine Johnson Huskey, of Tullahoma passed this life on Friday, August 10,
2018 at her residence at the age of 75 years. No services are scheduled.

A native of Coffee County, she was the daughter of the late Horace and
Tommie Johnson. She retired from AEDC and enjoyed being with family, going
for rides in the country and reading.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband,
Willard H. Huskey.

She is survived by one sister, Janice Hereford of Hillsboro.

Daves-Culbertson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements

8/16/18–Charlene Josephine Pesterfield Clower

Charlene Josephine Pesterfield Clower, age 85, went Home to be with the Lord on Monday, August 13, 2018. Mrs. Clower was born December 22, 1932, in Blair Hollow, Tennessee to James and Myrtle Blalock Pesterfield. Mrs. Clower graduated with honors from Middle Tennessee State University and was a member of the Epsilon Nu Chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, the International Honor Society in Social Science, Pi Gamma Mu, Phi Alpha Theta, Tau Omicron Society, the Daughters of the American Revolution and United Daughters of the Confederacy.

In addition to loving time with her family, Mrs. Clower enjoyed painting, writing, crocheting, and other artist endeavors, as well as reading. She touched the lives of many through her ability to love large, regardless of any circumstances.

A charter member of Trinity Baptist Church, she was preceded in death by her loving husband, Raymond Clower; her parents; her siblings, Roselle Lambert, Dortha Branaum, Margie Inman, Juanita Rutherfield, Nute Pesterfield, Teeny Frank, and Kate Pesterfield. She is survived by her two sons, Ronald (Cyndi) and Gary (Susan) Clower; daughter, Donna Clower; three grandsons, Travis (Erica), Stephen Clower and Zach Crownover ; two granddaughters, Kristie and Courtney Clower; and three great-grandchildren, Emoreigh, Quinn, and Silas.

A Celebration of Life will be conducted August 16, 2018, at 1:00 PM at Coffee County Funeral Chapel with Bro. Jerry Pullam officiating. Burial will follow in Fredonia Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 11:00 AM until the time of service at the funeral home.

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

You may sign the online guestbook at www.coffeecountyfuneralchapel.com.

8/16/18–Timothy Jay Sanders

Sanders, Timothy Jay, of Winchester, passed this life on Sunday,
August 12th, 2018 at Saint Thomas West Hospital in Nashville at the age
of 56. Tim was born in Tullahoma to the late Ted Sanders and Eloise Davis
Sanders who survives. He was the General Manager of Jet Star and was a
member and Deacon at Highland Baptist Church in Tullahoma. Tim was also a
Paul Harris Fellow with the Rotary, a member of the Tullahoma Masonic
Lodge, the Tullahoma Lion’s Club, AEDC Leadership Council and was a past
President of the Winchester Chamber of Commerce. In addition to his
mother, he is survived by his loving wife, Donna Sanders of Winchester;
his son, Alex Sanders and his wife Hanna of Winchester; one brother,
Terry Sanders and his wife Kim of Tullahoma; two grandsons, Jaxon and
Parker Sanders; one niece, Tiffany Hoffman; and one nephew, Dylan
Sanders. Visitation for Tim will be held on Thursday, August 16th, 2018
at Kilgore Funeral Home from 4:00-7:00pm with a memorial service to
immediately follow at 7:00pm with Revs. Jimmy Keasey and Jim Norman
officiating.
Kilgore Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

8/18/18 — Celina Ann Damron

Celina Ann Damron, of Tullahoma passed this life on Saturday, August 11,
2018 at St. Thomas West Hospital in Nashville at the age of 47 years.
Funeral
Services are scheduled for 10 AM on Saturday, August 18, 2018 at St Paul
the Apostle Catholic Church with burial to follow at Rose Hill Memorial
Gardens. Visitation with the family will be Friday, August 17, 2018 from
5-8 PM at Daves-Culbertson Funeral Home.

A native of Long Beach, CA, she was the daughter of Luis and Rita Francisco
Duenas of Tullahoma. She was a member of St Paul the Apostle Catholic
Church. She enjoyed doing crafts, especially crocheting. She loved being a
wife and mom.

In addition to her parents, Celina is survived by her husband, Robert
Damron of Tullahoma; sons, Robert Noel Damron Jr of Tullahoma, Nicholas
Gavin Damron of Tullahoma; daughter, Mariana Olivia Damron of Tullahoma;
brother, Christopher Duenas of Garden Grove, CA; sister-in-law, Michelle
Joanne Damron of Nashville and lots of cousins and friends.

Daves-Culbertson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

8/15/18–Floy Juanita Darden

Floy Juanita Darden, passed this life on Sunday, August 12, 2018 at NHC of
Tullahoma at the age of 73 years. Funeral Services are scheduled for
Wednesday August 15, 2018 at 11 AM at Daves-Culbertson Funeral Home with
burial to follow at Rose Hill Memorial Gardens. Visitation with the family
will be Tuesday, August 14 from 5 – 8 PM

A native Coffee County, she was the daughter of the late Collis and Myrtle
Weaver Riddle. She was a member of Grace Baptist Church and enjoyed
collecting antiques and flower gardening. She was very family oriented and
enjoyed being a wife and mother.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by brother, Chanie
Robert Riddle and sisters, Martha Riddle Anthony and Margie Riddle.

Juanita is survived by her husband, Robert Darden of Normandy; son, Daniel
Darden of Normandy and sister, Margaret Gordano of Knoxville.

Online condolences may be made at www.davesculbertsonfuneralhome.com

Daves-Culbertson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

8/13/18–Coolidge Holt

Funeral Services for Mr. Coolidge Holt, age 94, of Manchester, Tennessee,
will be conducted at 3:00 PM on Monday, August 2018 at Manchester Funeral
Home Chapel with Rev. Randy Brown officiating. Burial will follow in
Rose Hill Memorial Gardens. Visitation with the family will be from 1:00
PM until time of service on Monday, at the funeral home. Mr. Holt passed
away Saturday at his home, surrounded by his loving family.
Coolidge was born in Pickett County, TN, the son of the late Alexander
and Bertha Sells Holt. He served in the United States Army during WWII.
He was assigned to the 88th Infantry Division Blue Devils. While
fighting the Germans in the Battle of the Bulge Coolidge was wounded
during heavy combat at “Bloody Ridge” near Monte Lopio Italy. After
spending 18 months in the hospital he was medically discharged. He was
awarded the Bronze Star, Purple Heart, Combat Infantry Medal, and WWII
Victory Medal for his service to our country.
Following his service in WWII Coolidge earned a BS in Agriculture from
Tennessee Technological University and a Masters in Agriculture from The
University of Tennessee. Coolidge’s employment included teaching
Agriculture and Chemistry at Central High School in Manchester;
Engineering Aid and Recruiter at AEDC; Co-Owner/Vice President Baker &
Baker Employment Agency; Adjunct faculty at Motlow and Job Development
Coordinator in the Economic Development Office at Motlow. He retired in
2003.
Coolidge’s hobbies included gardening, restoring antique cars, camping,
and making things. Coolidge built a bicycle built for 5 that was
photographed and published in newspapers nationally and is now on
permanent display in Cookeville TN as part of the Spokes sculpture
marking the trailhead of the Tennessee Central Heritage Rail Trail.
Community and friends meant alot to Coolidge throughout his life.
Coolidge was a 32nd Degree Mason and life long member of Scottish Rite;
Past President of the Manchester Rotary Club and a Rotary Club Paul
Harris Fellow; member of Toastmasters International; and served a term as
President of the Manchester Area Chamber of Commerce.
Coolidge is preceded in death by his parents Alexander and Bertha Sells
Holt, his wife of 58 years, Donna Louise Turner Holt and his seven
sisters, Dillie Pepperiedes, Ruby Maupin, Modean Phillips, Colean Cross,
Claudine Dillion, Izetta Holt, and Elwanda Johnson. He is survived by
his 4 daughters Linda (Randy) Layne – Ooltewah TN; Denise (Doug) Bielan –
Dacula GA; Susan (Mark) Yother – Manchester TN; and Lissa (JD) Parks –
Cookeville TN; Nine Grandchildren and 10 Great grandchildren.
In Lieu of Flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made to
Manchester First United Methodist Church, 105 North Church Street,
Manchester TN 37355 OR Tennessee Tech Military and Veterans Affairs
Veterans Center at https://www.tntech.edu/tomorrow/give. Scroll down,
select “other” and type “Eagles Wings Veterans Center in memory of
Coolidge Holt”.
Manchester Funeral Home is honored to serve the Holt family.

8/14/18 — Nola May Carpenter

Ms. Nola May Carpenter 107, passed Tuesday, August 11, 2018 at Lincoln County Nursing Home.

She is survived by nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Funeral Services to be held Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at 10:00 am in the Chapel of J.A. Welton & Son Funeral Home. Interment Richmond Cemetery in Richmond Community.

8/13/18 — Dan Marrs

Dan Marrs of Fayetteville, passed this life on Friday, August 10, 2018 at his residence at the age of 60 years. Memorial Services will be scheduled at a later time.
A native of Hammond, Indiana, he was the son of the late Lee and Lorene King Marrs. He was the owner/operator of Marrs Performance Motorcycles and enjoyed building and racing drag bikes. He was also a master welder. In addition he had owned/operated the Fayetteville Karate Club and in 1987 was ranked 3rd in Karate Competitions in North America. He also enjoyed training and working with dogs.
He is survived by his wife, Kellyrae Marrs of Fayetteville; four daughters, Tina Kurzinski of South Dakota, Laura Madigan and her husband, Mike of Indiana, Amanda Roberts and her husband, Gideon of Texas and Rianne Spurlock of Fayetteville; sister, Connie Beal and her husband, Robert of Lynchburg; nine grandchildren and one great grandchild.
Online condolences may be made at www.davesculbertsonfuneralhome.com
Daves-Culbertson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

8/16/18 — Mark J Luc

Mark J Luc, passed this life on Thursday, August 9, 2018 at Tennova Harton Hospital at the age of 65 years. Funeral Services are scheduled for Thursday, August 16, 2018 at 7 PM at Daves-Culbertson Funeral Home. Visitation with the family will be begin at 5 PM on Thursday. Burial will be on Friday, August 17, 2018 at 1:00 PM Eastern time at the Chattanooga National Cemetery.
A native of Poughkeepsie, NY, he was the son of the late William and Harriet Luc. He was a twenty year veteran of the U S Air Force and enjoyed boating, taking his family tubing and camping. He was also an avid Yankees fan. He was a Deacon at the Wilson Avenue Church of Christ where he served on the Benevolence Committee. Mr. Luc enjoyed helping people and making new friends.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brother, Rick Luc.
He is survived by his wife, Sheila Luc of Tullahoma; children, Tony Luc-Tayengo and her husband, Al of Dallas, TX, Matthew Luc and his wife, Alicia of Johnson City, TN; Selina Luc-Gallegos of Dallas, TX, Simon Luc of Murfreesboro and John Luc of Tullahoma; stepson, Jason Tipps and his wife, Carla of Tullahoma; brothers, Dennis Luc and his wife, Lucy of South Carolina, Tom Luc and his wife, Maryann of South Carolina, Kevin Luc and his wife, Terri of South Carolina and Bill Luc and his wife, Beverly of Mobile, AL; sister-in-law, Cindy Luc of South Carolina and seven grandchildren, Elijah and Jillian Tayengo, Noah and Avianna Gallegos and Hallie, Hannah and Hazel Tipps.
Online condolences may be made at www.davesculbertsonfuneralhome.com
Daves-Culbertson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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