Obituaries

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12/27/14 —- Mary Pauline Chapman

Mrs. Mary Pauline Chapman, age 83, of Tullahoma passed away Sunday, December 22, 2014 at her son’s residence.

Funeral Services will be conducted at 1:00 PM, Saturday, December 27, 2014 in the Tullahoma Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. David Wall officiating.

Burial will follow in the Rose Hill Memorial Gardens.

Visitation with the family will be Friday evening from 6:00 till 8:00 PM at Tullahoma Funeral Home.

Mrs. Chapman was born in Franklin Co., TN to the late Claude and Ethel Evans Lawson.

She is also preceded in death by a half brother, Paul Thomas Jr. and step dad, Paul Lawson Sr.

Mrs. Chapman was a member of Center Grove Baptist Church, worked as a clerk at Medical Building and was a former displayer for Home Interiors.

She is survived by a son, Steve (Susan) Chapman, grandchild, Brandy (Wayne) Hill, great grandchildren, Destiny, Auston, Emma Grace, Emma Leigh and Asalynn.

Tullahoma Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Mrs. Mary Pauline Chapman.
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12/26/14 —– Estelle L. Kolba

Mrs. Estelle L. Kolba, age 95, of Tullahoma, TN., passed away Saturday, December 20, 2014, at Harton Regional Medical Center.

She was the daughter of the late Grover and Georgia Ann Cunningham Leach.

Mrs. Kolba was a member of West End Baptist Church and was retired from Harton Regional Medical Center, where she worked as an R.N.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband Roy Kolba, brothers Clarion Leach and Vernon Leach, and a sister Pauline Leach Bailey.

She is survived by two nephews Ray (Glenda) Bailey of Ashville, N.C., and Jimmy Leach of Tullahoma, two nieces Barbara (Larry) Bailey Shelton of Morrison, TN., and Judy (Steve) Petty of Nashville, TN., a sister in law Lynwood Leach, age 102, and several great nieces and nephews.

Visitation with the family will be Friday, December 26, 2014, from 12:00 PM until 2:00 PM., in the Tullahoma Funeral Home Chapel.

Funeral Services will begin at 2:00 PM, with Bro. Dale Grosch officiating.

Burial will follow in The Franklin Owl Hollow Cemetery.

Tullahoma Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Mrs. Estelle L. Kolba.flower 21

12/23/14 —– Larry Dale Chaffin

Mr. Larry Dale Chaffin, age 70, of Manchester, passed away on Sunday, December 21, 2014 at Medical Center of Manchester.

Visitation with the family will be held from 4:00 PM until 5:00 PM on Tuesday, December 23, 2014 at Manchester Funeral Home.

Mr. Chaffin was born in Mineral Springs, AR, the son of the late Winfred Dale and Mary Lynn McKee Chaffin.

He was a retired glazer with Alexander Metals. Larry served his country in the United States Marine Corps. He enjoyed gardening and building things with wood.

Larry is survived by his loving wife of 18 years, Philamenia “Bunny” Fly Chaffin of Manchester; one step son, Douglas (Tammy) Reed of TN; one step daughter, Tracy (Doug) Mayo of IN; one brother, David Chaffin of Murfreesboro; two sisters, Sharon Dale (David) Plemmons of Lynchburg and Melanie Chaffin of Murfreesboro; three grandchildren; two nieces, two nephews; one great niece; and two great nephews.

Manchester Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.vet

12/21/14 —– Justin C. Hardy

Justin C. Hardy, age 59 of Tullahoma passed away Sunday, December 21, 2014 at his residence.

No services are scheduled.

A native of Huntsville, Alabama, he was the son of the late J W Hardy and Marian Vickers Moss of Manchester.

Mr. Hardy enjoyed fishing and hunting.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife, Patricia Dodson Hardy of Tullahoma; one son, Jesse Hardy and his wife Christy of Texas; one daughter, Jamie Lee Gross of Lexington, KY; two stepsons, Randy Painter of Tullahoma and Ronnie Painter and his wife, Louise of McMinnville; one brother, Joel Hardy and his wife, Vicky of Mt. Juliette; one sister, Judy Burks and her husband, Larry of Normandy; eleven grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren.

Daves-Culbertson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.flower 13

12/23/14 —- Helen Joyce Partin Brannan

Mrs. Helen Joyce Partin Brannan age 75 of Monteagle passed from this life to her eternal home Sunday morning.

She was a daughter of the late Orville Patrick Partin and Ollie Goodman Partin and was preceded in death by a daughter, Rhonda Scott; her siblings, Raymond, Kenneth, James, Paul, Alice, Louise, Jean, Reba and Clara Mae. Mrs. Helen was of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include her husband, Marvin Brannan, Monteagle; daughters, Kathy (Steve) Cowan, Cowan, TN., Marla (Adam) Rose, Murfreesboro; grandchildren, Madilyn and Hannah; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be 11:00 A.M. Tuesday in the funeral home chapel with Brother James Collins officiating.

Burial will be in Franklin Memorial Gardens in Winchester.

The family will receive friends Monday 5-8 P.M. at the funeral home.

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Cumberland Funeral Home of Monteagle is in charge of arrangements.

12/22/14 —- Nelson Brewer

Nelson Brewer, age 70 of Manchester, Tennessee passed away on December 19, 2014 at the United Regional Medical Center in
Manchester.

He was a retired Jet Engine Mechanic in the United States Air Force .

He was born in Coffee County, Tennessee to his parents,the late Thurman N. Brewer and Anna B. Moore Brewer.

He is survived by his sister, Shannon Banks and her husband Mike of Manchester, TN ; brothers, Lee Brewer and his wife Judy of Morrison, TN and Danny Brewer and his wife Robbie of Scottsboro, AL; nephew, Andy Banks and his wife Tammy and their children, Khylee, Gari, Zachary and Remington; niece, Mindy Sanders and her husband Nathan and their children, Cody, Belle and Lily; niece, Wendy Wiggs and her husband Steve and their daughter; niece, Lana Benner and her husband Mark and their three sons and one granddaughter; nephew, Bill Brewer and his son; nephew, Matt Brewer; niece, Andra Brewer; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be on Monday, December 22, 2014 from 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

The Funeral Service will follow on Monday at 2:00 p.m. in the Central Funeral Home Chapel with Brother Kevin Deason officiating.

Burial will be at the Fredonia Cemetery.

CENTRAL FUNERAL HOME in Charge of Arrangements.
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12/23/14 —- Herman Price Branch

flower 21Mr. Herman Price Branch, age 89, of Lynchburg passed away Saturday, December 20, 2014 at his residence.

Funeral Services will be held Tuesday, December 23 at 2 PM at the Lynchburg Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow at Lynchburg Cemetery.

Visitation with the family will be Tuesday, December 23 from 12 PM until the time of the service.

A native of Moore County, he was the son of the late Newt and Lodar Golden Branch.

Mr. Branch retired from Jack Daniels Distillery after many years of service. He enjoyed gardening and after retiring he enjoyed selling his home grown fruits and vegetable on the Lynchburg square. He also enjoyed working with his goats. He loved his special companion, his dog “Penny”.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, J. D., Kip and Ernest Branch and two sisters, Hazel Davis and Elsie McAdams.

Mr. Branch is survived by his wife of 61 years, Edna Mae Dodson Branch of Lynchburg; one son, Stanley Branch and his wife, Connie of Lynchburg; one brother, Houston Branch and his wife, Jewell of Moore County; two sisters, Helen Bell and Toni Durham, both of Tullahoma; two grandchildren, Ronnie Price Branch and Gary Shane Childers, both of Lynchburg; one great granddaughter, Melissa Mae Branch of Portland, Oregon; one great great grandchild, Ryder Lee Branch and many special friends.

Lynchburg Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

12/21/14 —— Hervie Goodwin Jr.

Hervie Goodwin Jr., age 75 of Tullahoma passed away Saturday, December 20, 2014 at his residence.

Funeral Services will be held Sunday, December 21, 2014 at 2 PM at Daves-Culbertson Funeral Home with Bro. Mike Bynum officiating.

Burial will follow at Blanton’s Chapel Cemetery.

Visitation with the family will be from 11 AM until the service time at 2 PM.

A native of Bedford, County, he was the son of the late James Hervie and Alice Wallace Goodwin.

He was a U S Army veteran. He retired from the Fulton County, Georgia Water Department.

Mr. Goodwin loved to attend yard sales and his favorite hobby was rabbit hunting.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, James C. and Edgar Womack Goodwin and two sisters, Louise Haynes and Mary Jane Brown.

Mr. Goodwin is survived by one son, Phillip Wayne Goodwin and his wife, Robin of Valdosta, GA; special friend, Ann Hanes of Tullahoma; one brother, Tommy Goodwin and his wife, Barbara of Tullahoma and four sisters, Linda Bruce and her husband, Eddie of Normandy, Judy Echols of Tullahoma, Geneva Weaver of Tullahoma and Vera Reynolds of Tullahoma.

Daves-Culbertson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.vet

12/22/14 —- Michael Rodgers Collier

Mr. Michael Rodgers Collier, age 84, of Tullahomveterana, TN., passed away Wednesday, December 17, 2014, at Select Specialty Hospital in Nashville, TN.

He was the son of the late Elkin Rodgers and Lula Barnard Collier.

He was a United States Army Veteran, having served his Country in the Korean Conflict and receiving a Bronze Star for his military service. Mr. Collier had a love for flying and aviation, was an award winning model airplane enthusiast, and enjoyed gardening. Over the years he had coached little league baseball and helped with Boy Scouts in Tullahoma. He was a graduate of Auburn University with a degree in Mechanical Engineering and received his Masters Degree from UTSI. He was retired from AEDC, where he had worked as an Engineer, but had also worked for GE in Indianapolis, Boeing at Eglin Field Airforce Base in Florida, Vandenberg Airforce Base in California, Seattle, WA., and New Orleans, LA.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a daughter in law Tami Collier.

He is survived by his wife Betty Collier of Tullahoma, two sons Mike Collier of Chattanooga, TN., Steve (Andre) of Crossville, TN., daughter Carole (Tim) Sharp of Hartselle, AL., grandchildren Pete Sharp, Drew Collier, T.J. Wilson, Brian Sharp, two brothers Joe (Judy) Collier of Arab, AL., and David (Kathy) Collier of Kennesaw, GA., nephews Jeff and Joey Collier, and aunt Mary Collier.

Visitation with the family will be Sunday, December 21, 2014 from 4 PM until 7 PM in the Chapel of Tullahoma Funeral Home.

Funeral Services will begin at 11 AM on Monday, December 22, 2014, in the Chapel of Tullahoma Funeral Home, with Rev. Paul Purdue officiating.

Burial will follow in Rose Hill Memorial Gardens in Tullahoma, TN.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial donations be made to FUMC of Tullahoma, or a charity of your choice.

Tullahoma Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Mr. Michael Rodgers Collier.

12/21/14 —— Charlotte Parker Crowell

Funeral services for Charlotte Parker Crowell, age 90 of Manchester will be conducted Sunday, December 21, 2014 at 2:00 PM at Coffee County Funeral Chapel with Brother Benny Benjamin and Brother Ray Marcrom officiating.

Interment will follow at New Beechgrove Cemetery.

Mrs. Crowell passed away Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at her home in Manchester.

She was born September 30, 1924 in Beechgrove, Tennessee the daughter of the late Bud Lee Parker and Thelma Alice Cathey Parker.

She will always be remembered as a loving and caring person by all who knew her. In earlier years, she enjoyed cooking and taking care of her family. She was also an avid basketball fan.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Burrell H. Crowell, Sr., and a brother, Harold Parker.

Survivors include five children, Martha Bivens and husband, Bob of Elizabethtown, KY; Cathey Buttram and husband, Joe of Lewisburg, WV; Burrell H. Crowell, Jr., “Bud” of Manchester, TN; Lee Lynn Crowell-Payne, of Fredericksburg, VA; and Richard L. Crowell and wife, Sofia of Lake Worth, FL; five grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. Also surviving is a brother Dudley Parker of Beechgrove, TN.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the New Beechgrove Cemetery Fund, c/o Crystal Brandon, P.O. Box 26, Beechgrove, TN 37018

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