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6/1/16 — Pamela J. Stoddard

funeral flowerPamela J Stoddard, a resident of Tullahoma, TN passed away on Saturday, May
28, 2016 at Tennova Harton Hospital at the age of 64 years. Visitation
with the family will be Wednesday, June 1 from 2 – 6 PM.

A native of Joliet, IL, she was the daughter of the late James and Mary
Gasbarro. She attended Bethel Baptist Church and enjoyed crocheting and
cooking. She was also an excellent baker.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one sister, Marie
O’Donnell.

She is survived by two daughters, Holly Killion and her husband, John of
Tullahoma and Jeanette Stoddard of Columbia, Missouri; three brothers,
James Gasbarro Jr and his wife, Kathy of Texas, Daniel Gasbarro and his
wife, Laurie of Glen Ellyn, IL and Anthony Gasbarro of Chicago, IL; two
sisters, Denise Scholl of Indiana and Denise Snowdon and her husband,
Michael of Highland, IN and three grandchildren, Tyler Stoddard, Georgianna
Gilliam and Alayseiah Killion.

Daves-Culbertson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

5/29/16 — Michael Anthony Northcutt

northcuttFuneral services for Mr. Michael Anthony Northcutt, age 56, of
Manchester, TN, will be conducted Sunday, May 29 at 2pm in the Manchester
Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. James Butler officiating. Burial will
follow in Cypress Gardens. Visitation with the family will be from 1pm
until service time at the funeral home. Michael passed away on Thursday,
May 26, 2016 at his residence.

Michael was born in Manchester, TN, the son of the late Henry and Ella
Mae Wooten Northcutt. He was a forklift operator for Tennessee Warehouse
in Morrison, TN, after having worked at Carrier for 30 years. Michael
was a member of Stephens Chapel United Methodist Church.

Michael is survived by one son, Ryan McGee, of Murfreesboro, TN; three
brothers, Timothy Northcutt of Alaska, Randy Northcutt of Manchester, and
Robert (Wanda) Northcutt of Lewisburg; three sisters, Sharon Northcutt,
Henrietta Northcutt, and Carolyn (Jerry) Davidson, all of Manchester; one
grandchild, McKenzie; numerous nieces and nephews; lifelong friend,
Johnnie Ann Terry, and a host of other friends.

MANCHESTER FUNERAL HOME IS HONORED TO SERVE THE NORTHCUTT FAMILY

5/30/16 — Cordell Hull Rackley

flower 16Funeral services for Mr. Cordell Hull Rackley, age 79 of Manchester will
be conducted at 2pm, Monday, May 30 at the Manchester Funeral Home Chapel
with Bro. Greg Yates officiating. Burial will follow in the Summitville
Cemetery. Visitation with the Rackley family will be Monday, May 30 from
11am until 2pm at Manchester Funeral Home. Mr. Rackley passed this life
Friday, May 27 at the Stone’s River Hospital in Woodbury.

Mr. Rackley was born in Morrison Tennessee the son of the late Isac D.
Rackley and Ida Pearl Johnson Rackley. He worked in the Press Shop for
Carrier and was a member of the Summitville First Baptist Church. Mr.
Rackley loved rabbit hunting, farming and gardening in his spare time.
He was a proud member of the Local 483 Sheet Metal Workers Union. In
addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by 3 brothers,
Douglas, Harley and Dow Rackley, and by a sister, Mary Pearl Wilson. His
survivors are:

His loving wife of 60 years, Mrs. Joy Paulette Rackley of Manchester
Two sons- Donald (Jovella) Rackley of Summitville
Bobby (Cindy) Rackley of Franklin County
Daughter- Barbara (Kenneth) Clark of Manchester
Two brothers- Otis Rackley of Cannon County
JoEdd Rackley of Manchester
Sister- Bertha Gunner of Morrison
Grandchildren- Sherra Rackley, Melisha Barrett, Lucinda Wade and Kimberly
Goney
Seven great grandchildren, and several nieces, nephews and cousins

MANCHESTER FUNERAL HOME IS HONORED TO SERVE THE RACKLEY FAMILY

6/4/16 — Carolyn Nunley

flower aMrs. Carolyn Nunley, 59, passed away Friday, May 27, 2016 at Southern Tennessee Health Care. She was the Daughter of the late Johnnie Cope and is preceded in death by brother; Charles Cope, and sister Charlotte “Sis” Powers. Survivors include her mother, Sara “Lib” Cope, husband Jerry Nunley, children, Jennifer (Lee) Statham, Julie Partin, Jerry (Nikki) Nunley, five grandchildren, Chelsea Statham, Shawn and Shaela Partin, Dawson and Gavyn Nunley, one great grandchild, Wyatt, brother Chuck Cope, and sisters Connie Reavis, and Celena Green. A memorial service will be held Saturday June 4, 2016 at 11:00 am, visitation will begin at 10:00 am at Cumberland Funeral Home, Monteagle, Tennessee.

5/30/16 — Judy Diane Crosslin

flower 7Judy Diane Crosslin, age 68, of Bell Buckle, TN, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, May 28, 2016. A native of Manchester, TN she was the daughter of the late Edison and Violet May Love Turner. She was also preceded in death by her sisters, Sue Williams and Vicky Clay; and a brother, Eddie Turner.

Funeral services will be Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. at Woodfin Memorial Chapel. Elder Anthony Pelham and Elder Chris Anderson will officiate. A graveside service will be Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. in Hazel Cemetery in Bell Buckle.

Mrs. Crosslin is survived by her loving husband, Bob Crosslin; son, Johnny Crosslin and his wife Melanie of Thompson Station, TN; daughter, Laura Bobo and her husband Shayne of Tullahoma, TN; grandchildren, Wesley, Seth, Avery, and Ashley; brother, Dennis Turner and his wife Barbara of Saint Leonard, MD; sister, Carolyn Nessen and her husband Leroy of Nashville, TN; along with many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Mrs. Crosslin was a member of Garrison Fork Baptist Church. Mrs. Crosslin received her Bachelors Degree from Middle Tennessee State University. She was a retired Adjunct Math Teacher with Motlow State Community College. She loved quilting and sewing.

Nephews will serve as pallbearers.

In lieu of flowers memorials in memory of Mrs. Crosslin can be made to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research.

Visitation will be Monday from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Woodfin Memorial Chapel.

5/31/16 — Randall Craig Baker

flower 13Memorial services for Mr. Randall Craig “Randy” Baker, age 52, of
Manchester, TN, will be conducted at 1:00 PM on Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at
Manchester Funeral Home Chapel. Randy passed away on Friday, May 27,
2016 at VA Alvin C. York Medical Center in Murfreesboro, TN.

Randy was born in Huntsville, AL, the son of the late Robert Campbell
Baker and Vergena Nadine Souther Baker, of Manchester, TN, who survives.
Randy served his country in the United States Army. He was a machinist
at Rock Tenn.

In addition to his mother, Randy is also survived by three brothers, John
(Sandy) Baker of IN, Bryan Baker of Smyrna, TN, and Paul (Valerie) Baker
of Tullahoma, TN.

MANCHESTER FUNERAL HOME IS HONORED TO SERVE THE BAKER FAMILY

6/2/16 — James Edward Murray

flower4Funeral services for Mr. James Edward “Eddie” Murray, Jr., age 85, of
Manchester, TN, will be conducted at 12:00 Noon on Thursday, June 2, 2016
at Manchester Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. James Butler and Bro. Antoni
Sinkfield officiating. Burial will follow in Cypress Gardens.
Visitation with the family will be from 10:00 AM until time of service on
Thursday at the funeral home. Mr. Murray passed away Friday morning at
his residence, following an extended illness.

Eddie was born in Guntersville, AL, the son of the late James E. Murray,
Sr. and Eula Murray. He served his country in the United States Army and
retired from Batesville Casket Company as a truck driver for 27 years.
After his retirement, he was a driver for Al White Motors. Eddie was a
member of Stephens Chapel United Methodist Church.

In addition to his parents, Eddie was also preceded in death by one son,
James Andre Murray, who passed away in 1961; one brother, Joe L. Murray;
two sisters, Maxine Battles and Mable Murray. He is survived by his
loving wife of 65 years, Edmonia Hill Murray of Manchester; one daughter,
Cynthia V. Marion of Memphis, TN; one sister, Josephine Ramsey of
Corapolis, PA; one grandchild, Shaune’ Geralds; great grandson, Mylan;
great granddaughter, Marleigh; and a host of family and friends.

MANCHESTER FUNERAL HOME IS HONORED TO SERVE THE MURRAY FAMILY

5/28/16 — Robert C. Brown

flower 9Graveside services for Mr. Robert C. Brown, age 79, of Manchester, TN,
will be conducted at 2:00 PM on Saturday, May 28, 2016 at Welker
Cemetery. Mr. Brown passed away on Friday, May 27, 2016 at his
residence.

Robert was born in Baltimore, MD, the son of the late Robert and Agnes
Mary Cross Brown. Robert served his country in the United States Air
Force and was a truck driver in the transportation industry. He loved to
work on old trucks, cars, and tractors in his garage.

In addition to his parents, Robert was also preceded in death by one
sister, Cecil Jennifer Brown. He is survived by his loving wife, Rebecca
Brown of Manchester; two sons, Greg (Susan) England of Columbia, TN and
Archie (Jill) England of Northport, AL; one daughter, Tammy (Trent)
Buckner of Tullahoma, TN; two brothers, Larry (Linda) Brown and Jimmy
(Cindy) Brown, both of Maryland; seven grandchildren, Crystal Bunty,
Jennifer Hodge, Jennifer Webb, Jamie Eskew, Jordan Allen, Daniel Bucker
and Jonathan Buckner; seven great grandchildren; numerous nieces and
nephews; and all of his “fur babies.”

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations to the Coffee
County Humane Society, P.O. Box 252, Manchester, TN 37349.

MANCHESTER FUNERAL HOME IS HONORED TO SERVE THE BROWN FAMILY

05/29/16-Dorothy Jarrell Freeze

Dorothy Jarrell Freeze was born February 19th, 1926 to William H and Maggie Jarrell in Shady Grove Tennessee. Wife of the late Melvin E. Freeze, 4-5-49 Twin sister to Doris Jarrell Medley, who to this day we are unsure which one was “the pretty one” and which one was “the good one”, Doris always claimed to be “the pretty one” which Dorothy always argued. She was the youngest of 9 children. All deceased- Hoyt, GL, Doyle, Glenn, Hazel, Jewel, Joyce, and Doris. A special sister, Jean Freeze. She had two children, Greg E Freeze and the late Frederica ‘Ricki” Freeze Williams(d). 5 Grandchildren, Stan (Laura), Gary, Brad(Priscilla), Russ(Audra) Freeze, Holli (Steve) Avans 13 Great-grandchildren Zach, Jake, Wyatt, Kaitlynn, Kelsey (d), Karleigh, Kristlynn, Kaden, Linley, Cadan, Connor, Carson, Corbin She was a homemaker, who enjoyed skip-Bo, gardening, crocheting, laughing, traveling, and being a Mother and Granny. A special thank you to Granny Jean, Glenna, Dianna, and Melissa for all the days and nights of care, love, laughs, and card playing that kept Granny a happy soul. God shall supply all your needs according to his riches in the glory by Christ Jesus- Philippians 4:19. God always knows what we need before we need it. God could not have chosen a better person to come into our family’s life and leave such an impact. For the last two years, starting with mom (Frederica), and now for Granny, you have given so much. Your hard work, laughs, and words of wisdom have never gone unnoticed. You’ve selflessly offered a shoulder to cry on, hugs that can remind you that the tough days are all worth it, and wiped tears, cheeks, and behinds with compassion in your hands. You’ve cried for us and cried with us, you’ve cooked meals made with love that soothed weary souls, and carried on with granny “like a crazy” as she would say. Your joy has been contagious. You even let Donald Rackley sneak the bottle in when Dorothy asked! You’ve kept Granny just as pretty as ever and help maintain her dignity, even at her weakest, with pretty red nails and curled hair. You always made sure she was happy and comfortable, no matter what. Mrs. Jovella, for what you have given, we are eternally grateful. Thank you will never be enough for your gift. We are beyond privileged and blessed to call you a part of our family. In lieu of flowers, Mrs. Freeze requested donations be made in her honor to Summitville Church of Christ. VISITATION: SUNDAY, May 29, 2016, 11:00 – 2:00 P.M. FUNERAL: SUNDAY, 2:00 P.M. At the CENTRAL FUNERAL HOME BURIAL: Shady Grove Cemetery CENTRAL FUNERAL HOME IS IN CHARGE OF THE ARRANGEMENTS.

5/28/16 — Carole Anne Green

flower 19Carole Anne Green, age 72 of Beechgrove, Tennessee passed away May 24, 2016 at Select Specialty Hospital in Nashville. A native of Chicago, Illinois and resident of Beechgrove, she was the daughter of the late Ignatius and Loretta Palenik. She was born and raised Catholic. She had a beautiful voice and played her tambourine as the “best” half of “The Rocky Tops”. Her enjoyment in life was singing, planting flowers, her family and making crafts. Ms. Green was preceded in death by two brothers, Larry and James Palenik. She is survived by her husband: William James Green of Beechgrove, two daughters; Bonnie and (Kevin) Mathis of Christiana, Tennessee, Rebecca Nelson of Murfreesboro, Tennessee and one step-son Dooley Green, two granddaughters; Tawny Nelson and Courtney Mathis, four grandsons, Chase Nelson, Kyle Mathis, T.J. Green, and Jason Green, four sisters; Thea Urban, Susan Welbourn, Laura Boltz, Catherine Ahlbach, and five brothers; Gerry, Daniel, Richard, David, and Christopher Palenik.

NOTE: In lieu of flowers, the family suggested donations would be appreciated to help with funeral expenses.

VISITATION: Saturday, May 28, 2016, 3:00 – 5:00 P.M.
SERVICE: CENTRAL FUNERAL HOME Saturday, May 28, 2016, 5:00 P.M.

Arrangements made with Central Funeral Home

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