Obituaries

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7/31/16 — Annie Bell Hesselbein

flower 24Annie Bell Hesselbein was born December 6, 1944, in Blytheville,
Arkansas. Annie passed away on July 28, 2016. Preceded in death by her
husband; Rev. Paul F. Hesselbein, a sister; Louetta Malin, and 2
brothers; Eddie Wilson and Calvin Gray. She is survived by her mother;
Helen James-Wilson of Scotts Hill, Tennessee, 2 daughters; Manissa
Hesselbein-Smartt, and LaBreska Hesselbein, 2 sons; Kent and Christopher
Hesselbein, 4 grandchildren; Hannah and Rachael Smartt, Aaron Hesselbein,
and William Bowen, a great-grandchild; Asher Bowen, 2 brothers; Delmar
Gray and Victor Wilson.

VISITATION: Saturday, July 30, 2016, 3 until 6:00 P.M.

FUNERAL: Sunday, July 31, at 2:00 P.M.

BURIAL: Forest Mills Cemetery immediately following service.

CENTRAL FUNERAL HOME is in charge of the arrangements.

8/1/16 — Hallie Ruth Henderson Harden

flower aHallie Ruth Henderson Harden, age 67, of Mulberry, TN passed away on July 27, 2016 at St. Thomas Mid-Town Hospital in Nashville TN.
She was born on July 19, 1949 to the late Robert and Mattie Lou Whitaker Henderson.
A member of the Elm Street church of Christ, she was retired from the Moore County school system. Hallie enjoyed shopping, church activities, and eating at Burger King.
She is survived by her daughter, R. Rochelle Harden of Mulberry, and grand-daughter, Jimerea Koch and her husband, Matt; special friend, Paul Qualls, and Goddaughter, VaTonya Dixon. In addition to her parents, Hallie Ruth was preceded in death by husband, William Henry Harden and son, Vincent Harden.
Visitation with family members will begin at noon Monday August 1, 2016 at Lynchburg Funeral Home with a funeral service to follow at 2p.m. in the funeral home’s chapel. Burial will follow at Mulberry Cemetery. Chris Whitaker will officiate.

7/29/16—Milton Smith

Smith, Milton C., of Tullahoma, passed this life on Wednesday, July 27th,
2016 at his residence at the age of 94. Mr. Smith was born in Moore
County to the late David and Ellen Counts Smith. During his life he
worked in the Waste Water Treatment Facility at A.R.O. and was a former
Deacon at Lincoln Heights Baptist Church. In addition to his parents, he
was preceded in death by his wife Evonne Smith; and two sisters, Ruby
Chapman and Grace Noles. Mr. Smith is survived by his daughter, Connie
Neal and her husband Jerry of Tullahoma; three grandchildren, Vicki
Baucum and her husband Tres of Crossville, Debbie Christian and her
husband T.J. of Lynchburg, and Josh Neal of Nashville; and four great
grandchildren, Mason, Zeke, Dakota, and Dalton. Visitation for Mr. Smith
will be held on Thursday, July 28th, 2016 at Kilgore Funeral Home from
5:00-8:00pm. Funeral services will be held on Friday, July 29th, 2016 at
11:00am in the Kilgore Funeral Home Chapel with John Ben Neal and Randall
Stephens officiating. Burial will follow at Lynchburg City Cemetery.

Kilgore Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

7/30/16 — Terry Wayne Brawley

flower 15Terry Wayne Brawley, age 68 of Hillsboro, Tennessee, passed away on July 24, 2016. He was a beloved brother, loving son, uncle, great-uncle, Navy veteran, and member of the First United Methodist Church in Hillsboro. Terry played fullback for the Red Raiders at Coffee County Central High School. He graduated from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville where he was a member of Kappa Alpha Order. After college, Terry completed Navy Aviation Officer Candidate School and was commissioned as a Navy Ensign. He was selected for and completed pilot training and was designated as a naval aviator. Terry completed advanced flight training in the P-3 Orion and was assigned to Patrol Squadron 49 (VP-49) at Naval Air Station Jacksonville. He deployed with VP-49 to Naval Air Station Keflavik, Iceland and Naval Air Station Sigonella, Sicily and completed six years of naval service. While in the Navy, Terry earned a Master of Business Administration degree from Jacksonville University. He later enrolled in law school at the University of Memphis. Terry was preceded in death by his parents, the late JD Brawley and Vera Jean Brawley. He is survived by his sisters and brothers, Patra B. Temple (Charles) of Collierville, TN, Robert L. Brawley, MD (Martha) of Columbus, OH, Deborah B. Lovely of Cordova, TN, Melinda B. Khazeh (Kashi) of Salisbury, MD and Greg M. Brawley (Darci) of Newport Beach, CA; nine nieces and nephews; eight great-nieces and nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends.

VISITATION Friday, July 29, 2016 from 6:00 P.M. – 8:00 p.m. at Central Funeral Home.

CHAPEL SERVICE Saturday, July 30, 2015 at 12:00 P.M. at Central Funeral Home

GRAVESIDE MILITARY HONORS Saturday, July 30, at 1:30 PM at the First United Methodist Church Cemetery in Hillsboro.

OFFICIANT Dr. Bob Jared

MEMORIAL DONATIONS In lieu of flowers, the family of Mr. Brawley suggest that Memorial Donations be made to the First United Methodist Church Men’s or Women’s Group or the First United Methodist Church Memorial Fund in loving memory of their Brother, “Terry Wayne Brawley” P.O. Box 65, 305 Winchester Highway, Hillsboro, TN 37342.

CENTRAL FUNERAL HOME of Manchester, TN in Charge of Arrangements.

7/30/16 — Monica Gisela Pross

prossMonica Gisela Pross of Tullahoma passed this life on Tuesday, July
26th, 2016 at NHC Tullahoma at the age of 52. Ms. Pross was born in
Tullahoma to Erwin Walter and Gisela Bylsma Pross who survive. In
addition to her parents, she is survived by three daughters, Cindy, Emily
and Hannah Smith; two grandchildren, Brayden and Allison; one brother,
Christian Walter Pross and his wife Stacy of Tullahoma and their
children, Tyler and Courtney Pross. Visitation for Ms. Pross will be held
on Saturday, July 30th, 2016 at Kilgore Funeral Home from 5:00-7:00pm
with a memorial service to immediately follow at 7:00pm with Rev. Marty
Nutter officiating. For those who wish, in lieu of flowers, the family
asks that donations be made to the Multi-County Cancer Support Network,
P.O. Box 1355, Tullahoma, Tennessee 37388.

7/30/16 — Betty Jean Bush

flower 14Betty Jean Bush, a resident of Manchester, TN passed away on Sunday, July
24, 2016 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville. Mrs. Bush
was 81 years old. Graveside services will be held Saturday, July 30 at 3
PM at Mt Zion Cemetery in McMinnville. Visitation with the family will be
from 10 AM until 2 PM at Daves-Culbertson Funeral Home.

Mrs. Bush was the daughter of the late Ike and Margaret Merle Beard. She
enjoyed crocheting, flower gardening and going for long rides in the
country. Her favorite activity was spending time with her grandchildren
and great grandchildren. Mrs. Bush had worked in the Meat Department at
Powers Market in Manchester for many years.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Bobby
Gordon Bush; one son, Steven Bush; six brothers, Ike Jr., Roy, Harold,
Thomas, Burt and Frank Beard and two sisters, Margaret Ragland and Bea
Boyce.

She is survived by two sons, Barry A. Bush and his wife, Melissa of
Hillsboro and Ken Bush and his wife, Tammy of Tullahoma; two daughters,
Laura Matlock of Bell Buckle and Ramona Bush of Manchester; five
grandchildren, Darla Dodson and her husband, Terrence of Manchester, Dana
Wrisner and her husband, Matt of Hillsboro, Kyle and Blake Bush, both of
Hillsboro and Jeremy Freeze of Manchester; five great grandchildren and
many nieces and nephews.

Daves-Culbertson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

7/28/16—Mary Jo Fults

Visitation Wednesday, July 27 4-8 PM Foster & Lay Funeral home.

Funeral services 11 AM Thursday, July 28 Foster & Lay Funeral home.

A more complete obituary will be posted as it becomes available.

7/27/16 — Steve Roberts

robertsGEORGE STEPHEN “STEVE” ROBERTS, age 64, of Estill Springs, Tenn., departed this life on Sunday, July 24, at Life Care Center in Tullahoma following an extended illness. Mr. Roberts was born in Winchester, Tenn. on April 29 1952, to the late Martin and Elma Hinshaw Roberts. He was a graduate of Huntland High School. Mr. Roberts was a member of the Faith Baptist Church in Estill Springs. He was employed as a superintendent for over thirty years for Long Foundation Drilling. He loved the outdoors. Mr. Roberts hobbies were collecting rocks, and going to Flea Markets. He was a loving and wonderful, husband, father, grandfather, and cousin.

Mr. Roberts was preceded in death by his daughter, Stephanie Roberts. He is survived by his wife of thirty-three years, Lora Roberts of Estill Springs, daughters; Jennifer Roberts of Winchester, Marisa Roberts of Tullahoma, son, Gentry Roberts of Shelbyville, Tenn., 7-grandchildren and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.

Visitation with the family will be held from 4:00-8:00 P.M. Tuesday evening, July 26, in the chapel of Grant Funeral Services.

Services are scheduled for 1:00 P.M. Wednesday, July 27, in the Chapel of Grant Funeral Services with Bro. Randy Jackson, officiating.

Interment will follow in the Green Cemetery in Belvidere.

7/28/16 — Mary Nell Uselton

useltonMary Nell Uselton, 82, a resident of Tullahoma, TN passed away on Monday,
July 25, 2016 at Alive Hospice in Nashville. Funeral services are
scheduled for Thursday, July 28, at 1 PM at the Daves-Culbertson Funeral
Home Chapel with Bro. Kerry Walker officiating. Burial will follow at Rose
Hill Memorial Gardens. Visitation with the family will be Wednesday, July
27 from 5 – 8 PM at Daves-Culbertson Funeral Home.

A native of Nashville, Mrs. Uselton was the daughter of the late Lee Roy
and Mary Ruth Beamer Tyler. She was a member of Trinity Baptist Church in
Manchester and had worked many years as a Baker in the Cafeteria at AEDC.
She
was a “homemaker” who enjoyed cooking, sewing, baking and cake
decorating. She
was also an avid Atlanta Braves fan. Her favorite activity was spending
time with her family.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband,
Robert Eldon Uselton, one son, William Joseph Uselton and one sister,
Frances LeMaire.

Mrs. Uselton is survived by three sons, Robert Lee Uselton of Nashville,
David Wayne Uselton and his wife, Rhonda of Tullahoma and Thomas Melvin
Uselton and his wife, Tammy of Tullahoma; two daughters, Carol Ruth Uselton
of Greenbrier. TN and Linda Gail Slater and her husband, Steve of
Greenbrier, TN; one sister Beatrice Faye Rosson of Nashville; sixteen
grandchildren; seventeen great grandchildren plus one on the way; one great
great granddaughter; several nieces and nephews and good friends, Betty,
Renata and Mildred.

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations be made to Alive
Hospice, 1718 Patterson St, Nashville, TN 37203.

Online condolences may be made at www.davesculbertsonfuneralhome.com.

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

7/24/16 — Willard Smith Bacon

Willard-Will-Bacon-1469194595Willard “Will” Smith Bacon, age 80 of Manchester, passed away Thursday,
July 21, 2016 at his residence. Memorial Services were held Sunday, July
24 at First Presbyterterian Church of Manchester.

A native of Oil City, PA, he was the son of the late Alfred S. and
Marguerite Smith Bacon. He was a member of First Presbyterian Church of
Manchester. He had a Masters Degree in Engineering and worked for 32 years
at AEDC. He was also an Archaeologist and was involved with the University
of TN archaeology work done prior to the construction of Tims Ford and
Normandy Lakes. He was awarded the Tennessee Archaeolgical Society
Outstanding Member Award, the Tennessee Council for Archaeology Lifetime
Achievement Award and the State of Tennessee Award of Merit.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother and two
sisters.

Mr. Bacon is survived by his wife, Mary Bacon of Manchester; five brothers,
Michael Bacon of New London, Missouri, Marc Bacon and his wife, Donna of
Royse City, Texas, James Kiser of Tullahoma. Jon Kiser and his wife, Gina
of Kingsport and Patrick Kiser and his wife, Kathy of Baldwin, Missouri;
one daughter, Amy Bush and her husband, Jeff of New London, Missouri; nine
grandchildren, Casandra Bacon Boyd and her husband, Ken of Tullahoma,
Steward Bush and his wife, Sarah of Hannibal, Missouri, Tyler Bush of New
London, Missouri, Jessica Bush Aggers and her husband, Karl of New London,
Missouri, Jessica Hill and her husband, Brad of Franklin, TN, Matthew Kiser
and Holly Kiser, both of Tullahoma and Claire Kiser and Sophia Kiser, both
of Kingsport and three great grandchildren, Sophia Aggers and Pippa Hill.

Daves-Culbertson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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