Obituaries

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4/19/19–Eddie Glenn Finney

Eddie Glenn Finney, formerly of Estill Springs, passed this life on
Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at Bestcare Senior Home in Lawrenceville, GA at the
age of 89. Funeral Services are scheduled for Friday, April 19, 2019 at 1
PM at Daves-Culbertson Funeral Home with burial to follow at Rose Hill
Memorial Gardens. Visitation with the family will begin at 11 AM.

A native of Tullahoma, he was the son of the late Doyle Ray and Oleda
Weaver Finney. Glenn graduated from Thornton Township High School in 1948
and continued his education at Thornton Junior College in Harvey, IL. He
was a U S Army veteran serving from 1950 to 1954 and a shipping and
receiving officer. When he was discharged, he returned to Illinois and
started working at Material Service Company and then worked in the trailer
industry in Elkhart, IN. He moved to Estill Springs and worked as a
carpenter, building houses around Tim’s Ford Lake. He enjoyed gardening,
farming, hunting, fishing and training hunting dogs. He loved to grow
flowers and had a rose garden of over forty varieties of roses. His secret
pastime was basketball which he loved.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, D R.
Finney; sister in-law, Elsie Peterson Finney and sister, Bettie Roberts.

He is survived by sister, Colleen Finney Stirling of Lilburn, GA; nephews,
Dennis Finney, Mark Finney, Mike Finney and David Stirling; niece, Carol
Allen and many other nieces, nephews, cousins, family members and good
friends.

Online condolences may be made at www.davesculbertsonfuneralhome.com

4/17/19–Carl John Tart

Memorial visitation for Mr. Carl John Tart, age 63, of Manchester, TN,
will be conducted from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM on Wednesday, April 17, 2019
at Manchester Funeral Home. Mr. Tart passed away at his residence on
Monday, April 15, 2019.

Manchester Funeral Home is honored to serve the Tart family.
www.manchesterfuneralhome.com

4/17/19–Wiley Hugh Clark

Wiley Hugh Clark of Belvidere, passed this life on Friday, April 12, 2019
at the age of 69 years. Funeral services are scheduled for Wednesday,
April 17, 2019 at 12 Noon with burial to follow at Watson Cemetery in
Franklin County. The family will receive friends beginning at 10 AM.

A native of Huntland, Mr. Clark was the son of the late Alonzo and Elise
Hill Clark. He enjoyed playing guitar and singing Blue Grass Music. He
also enjoyed fishing, watching football and being with his family and
friends.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers, Jimmy
Dale and Dave Clark; sisters, Mary Watson and Lorena Blackburn and
grandson, Isaac Matthews.

He is survived by his wife, Linda Putman Clark of Belvidere; sons, Randy
Clark and Robert Waldrop and his wife, Michelle, both of Belvidere;
daughter, Kimberley Matthews and her husband, Sean of Huntland; brother,
Lloyd Alan Clark of Huntland; sisters, Elaine Hasting of Tullahoma, Modena
Russell and Alice Ayers, both of Huntland; grandchildren, Savanna Waldrop,
Marlee, Shaylan, Emma Kay, Sam and Bella Matthews; great grandchildren,
Ryker Terpay and Couture Waldrop and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Online condolences may be made at www.davesculbertsonfuneralhome.com

4/17/19–Ralph Junior Duke

Funeral services for Mr. Ralph Junior Duke, age 95, of Beechgrove, TN will be conducted at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, April 17, 2019, at Coffee County Funeral Chapel with Bro. Tommy Underwood officiating. Burial will follow in Gilley Hill Cemetery in Cannon Co., TN. The family will receive friends from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM on Tuesday, April 16, 2019, at the funeral home. Mr. Duke passed from this life surrounded by his loving family on Sunday, April 14, 2019, at VA Medical Center in Murfreesboro, TN.

Ralph was born in Bradyville, TN to the late Cecil and Novella Duke. He retired from Caterpillar Tractor Company after 33 years. Ralph worked even after his retirement, farming and doing other jobs. He was a simple man who didn’t ask for much, but the love of his friends and family. Ralph was a loving husband, father, brother, and grandfather.

In addition to his parents, Ralph is also preceded in death by one sister, Pauline Atkins. He is survived by his loving wife of over 60 years, Marcia Duke; three sons, Ralph (Deborah), Roger, and Richard (Shirley); one daughter, Peggy Richiger (Walter); eight grandchildren, Brendan Duke, Alex Duke, Ryan Duke, Dylan Duke, Bill Losher, Jimmy Losher, Kayla Duke, and Josie Bates; six great-grandchildren, Lilly, Scoute, Elaina, Kaden, Madison, and Tyler.

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

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

4/13/19–Marsha Gayle Sartain Spencer

Marsha Gayle Sartain Spencer passed this life on Thursday, April 10, 2019 in Murfreesboro at the age of 68.

Preceded in death by mother Aileen B. Lane

Survived husband Larry Spencer, son Kevin W Herndon (Heather), grandchildren – Lindsay and Justin Herndon and their mother Jennifer, Jordyn Herndon, Skylar Herndon, siblings – Charles Sartin, Phil Sartin (Phyllis) and Dian Rayfield (Terry) and several nieces and nephews.

Gayle was born in Tullahoma Tennessee on September 28, 1950. She graduated from Central High School in Manchester, Tennessee in 1968 where she was an all mid-state basketball player. She was Fairest of the Fair and Manchester Dairy Princess in 1967 and was 1st runner up in the State pageant After high school, she attended Middle Tennessee State University. She married Larry Spencer, her beloved husband on June 21, 1985. They have been business owners since 1995 of Procrescent Promotions. She was an avid reader, was well-versed in current events and loved sports, especially the Tennessee Volunteers.

A memorial service to celebrate her life will be held Saturday April 13, 2019 at 11:00 am at Murfreesboro Funeral Home.

Mary M. Hayworth

Mary M Hayworth of Tullahoma, passed this life on Wednesday, April 10, 2019
at Tennova Healthcare in Shelbyville at the age of 70 years. No services
are scheduled.

Mary, a native of Winchester, was the daughter of the late Allen and Alene
Green Hayworth. She is survived by children, Travis Hayworth of Enid, OK
and Tammie Keith (Vertie) of Tullahoma; brothers, Jerry Hayworth (Mary) of
Toledo and William Hayworth of Indianapolis; sisters, Deloris Hayworth of
Tullahoma and Brenda Hayworth of Toledo; grandchildren, Myohsha Keith,
Miciah Jernigan, Matthew and London Hayworth and great grandchildren,
Elijiah, Jonovan, D’Kaari and Nshaela Brooks and Ariyah and Ziyanna
Hayworth.

DAVES-CULBERSTON FUNERAL HOME IS IN CHARGE OF ARRANGEMENTS

4/13/19–Virginia Ellen Cunningham

Virginia Ellen Cunningham of Tullahoma passed this life on Tuesday, April
9, 2019 at NHC Healthcare at the age of 93. Mrs. Cunningham was born in
Franklin County to the late Horace and Johnnie Mae Gattis Cunningham.
During her life, Mrs. Cunningham was a member of Grundy Street Church of
Christ. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her
husband, Raymond Cunningham; two sons, Steven Lee Cunningham, and Robert
Perry Cunningham; her stepmother, Fannie Wilhoite; and three brothers,
Robert Wilhoite, Horace Wilhoite Jr., and Jacob Wilhoite. Mrs. Cunningham
is survived by one son, Mike Cunningham and his wife Janie; one sister,
Ella Bennett Riddle and her husband R.C.; four grandchildren, Amy Leigh
Cunningham, Raymond Wilson Cunningham and his wife Courtney,
Jeffrey Lane Cunningham and his wife Tiffany, and Daniel Todd Cunningham
and his wife Jordan; three great-grandchildren, Michael Lambert
Cunningham, Harper Kay Cunningham, and Caroline Victoria Cunningham; and
one daughter-in-law, Anna Marie Head. Visitation for Mrs. Cunningham will
be held on Saturday, April 13, 2019 from 11:00-1:00pm at Kilgore Funeral
Home. Funeral Services will immediately follow at 1:00pm in the Kilgore
Funeral Home chapel with Bros. Ben Flatt and Philip Davis officiating.
Burial will follow at Rose Hill Memorial Gardens. For those who wish, the
family asks that donations in Virginia’s memory be made to either the
American Cancer Society- PO Box 840692, Dallas, TX 75284-0692; or The
Alzheimer’s Association- 4825 Trousdale Dr. Suite 220, Nashville, TN
37220.Kilgore Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

4/13/19–James Cagner Maxwell

Funeral services for Minister James Cagner Maxwell, age 73, of Manchester, TN will be conducted at 10:00 AM on Saturday, April 13, 2019 at Manchester Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Little Hurricane Cemetery in Coffee County, TN. Visitation with the family will be from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM on Friday evening at the funeral home. Mr. Maxwell quietly went home to be with his heavenly Father on Saturday, April 6, 2019 at Alvin C. York Medical Center in Murfreesboro, TN.

James was born on June 17, 1945 to the late Charlie Teal and Lettie Lee Scott Maxwell. He was a member of the Little Hurricane Primitive Baptist Church. James worked for the State of Tennessee as a master draftsman. He served his country in the United States Army during the Vietnam Era.

Minister James always greeted you with a big smile, loved to sing, but most of all, he loved the Word of God. His favorite song was “Take the Lord Wherever You Go.”

In addition to his parents, James was also preceded in death by three brothers, George Edward Maxwell, Samuel Maxwell, and Charles Maxwell; and two sisters, Clara Emily and Nannie Lee Maxwell. He is survived by his loving wife of 28 years, Clemmie J. Baugh Maxwell of Manchester, TN; three sons, Robert Anderson, Joseph Maxwell, and Calvin Maxwell, all of Shelbyville, TN; one daughter, Aretha Anderson of Shelbyville, TN; foster children, Nicole Reese of Decherd, TN and Keith Reese of Nashville, TN; one brother, Elvis Maxwell of Detroit, MI; one sister, Annie Lou (James Darden) of Shelbyville, TN; and a host of grandchildren, cousins, and special friends.

Manchester Funeral Home is honored to serve the Maxwell family.
www.manchesterfuneralhome.com

4/8/19 — Jeanne Suzanne Cunningham

Mrs. Jeanne Suzanne Cunningham, 90, passed away
Monday April 1, 2019 at Lebanon Health and Rehabilitation in Lebanon,
Tennessee. She was born in Greenville, Texas on January 29, 1929 to Tell
Stringer and Thelma Athae Pardue who preceded her in death along with her
half-sister, Sarah Clair Stringer.

She was a member of Manchester First Methodist Church and had attended Bob
Jones University.

She is survived by her daughter, Genna Stidham Luke; sons, Paul Ray Sidham,
James Binford Stidham and Scott Andrew Stidham; 7 grandchildren.

Funeral services will be 1:00 PM Monday at First Methodist Church in
Manchester with Minister Randy Brown officiating with burial to follow at
Rose Hill Memorial Gardens. Visitation: 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM Sunday at
Central Funeral Home, Manchester, Tennessee and 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM Monday
at First Methodist Church. Arrangements by: Central Funeral Home,
Manchester, Tennessee. www.centralfuneralhome.com

Central Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements

4/9/19 — Patrick Henry Odle

Mr. Patrick Henry Odle, 84, passed away Friday April
5, 2019 at his home. He was born in Ramer, Tennessee in McNairy County on
September 12, 1934 to George Washington Odle and Mittie Lucille Bevis Odle
who preceded him in death along with his wife, Bertha Ann Wood Odle.

He was a veteran of the United States Air Force. He was baptised at the
Faith Freewill Baptist Church in Manchester. He was a Die Castor and his
last job was with Batesville. He enjoyed making childrens toys, birds,
story telling, hunting, fishing and craft fairs. He authored his early
lifes story in the book: Hell and Highwater on Hinkle Creek.

He is survived by his caregiver, Billy Smartt; sons, Randall Layne Odle and
Eric Lamar Odle; step-daughters, Joanne Henry and Donna Reynolds; step-son,
Audi Osborne; sister, Margaret Hurney; several grandchildren, nieces and
nephews.

Funeral services will be 4:00 PM Tuesday in the Central Funeral Home chapel
with Minister Benny Benjamin officiating with burial to follow in the
Hillsboro Memorial Cemetery. Visitation: 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM Monday at
Central Funeral Home, Manchester, Tennessee. www.centralfuneralhome.com

Central Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements

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