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Category: Obituaries

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1/31/20– Ronnie Edward Anderson

Funeral services for Mr. Ronnie Edward “Scooter” Anderson, age 66, of Manchester, TN, will be conducted at 12:00 PM on Friday, January 31, 2020 at Manchester Funeral Home with Bro. Mike Anderson officiating. Burial will follow in Farrar Hill Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be from 10:00 AM until time of services at the funeral home. Mr. Anderson passed away on Tuesday, January 28, 2020 at Alive Hospice in Murfreesboro, TN.

Scooter was born in Manchester, TN, the son of the late Claude and Marie Holt Anderson. He was a laborer at Temco and loved to aggrevate.

In addition to his parents, Scooter was also preceded in death by one brother, Robert Lee Anderson; his grandmother, Bessie Anderson; and an aunt, Christine Anderson. He is survived by his children, Bessie Mae Anderson and Candy Michelle Anderson; grandchildren, Gabriel and Dakota Goodson and Joshua Lee Harding, II; brother, Tony (Carol) Anderson; sisters, Mary Ellen (Billy) Majors and Sarah (Richard) Felts; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Manchester Funeral Home is honored to serve the Anderson family.

1/26/20– Paul Moews

Paul “Snake” or “Tony” Moews of Normandy, passed this life on Sunday,
January 26, 2020 at Tennova Healthcare of Shelbyville, at the age of 63. No
services are scheduled.

A native of Bloomington, IL, he was the son of the late Paul Moews and
Charlotte Probus Moews of Bloomington, who survives.  He enjoyed watching
old Western TV shows and cartoons on TV.  He was an animal lover and was a
hat collector.

In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by a brother, Robbie

Mr. Moews is survived by his mother, Charlotte Moews of Blomington, IL;
wife, Sharon Moews of Normandy; sons, Troy Moews of Springfield, IL, Dan
Enyeart (Nikki) and Jerry Enyeart (Kelli), both of South Bend, IN and Rich
Enyeart of Mishawaka, IN; daughter, Shan Rodriguez (Marc) of Osceola, IN;
brothers, Mike Moews (Terri) of Bloomington, IL and Ricky Moews (Cindy) of
FL; sister, Paula Vandegraft (Mike) Bloomington, IL; seven grandchildren
and seven great grandchildren.

Please visit our website at www.davesculbertsonfuneralhome.com to leave
online condolences. Daves-Culbertson Funeral Home is in charge of

1/30/20– Sarah Helena Brandon

Funeral services for Ms. Sarah Helena Brandon, age 78, of Murfreesboro, will be conducted at 11:00 AM on Thursday, January 30, 2020, at Manchester Funeral Home with Brother Nicky Nichols officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM on Wednesday, January 29, 2020, at the funeral home. Ms. Brandon passed from this life on Monday, January 27, 2020, at the Community Care of Rutherford County in Murfreesboro, TN.

Helena was born in Bedford County, TN to the late Mannie and Alberta Lowe. She was the owner of Helena’s Flowers for over 30 years. Helena loved flowers, to read, and to travel the world. Most importantly though, she loved spending time with her grandchildren. She was a loving mother, sister, and grandmother.

In addition to her parents, Helena is also preceded in death by one son, Johnny Brandon; one grandchild, Justin Foster; two brothers, David and Clebern Lowe; two sisters, Vinita Norris and Wanda Noblitt. She is survived by one son, Danny Brandon (Rita); two sisters, Joyce Frazier and Jodi Warren; five grandchildren, Jesse Foster, Ashley Farmer, Chase Brandon, Reece Brandon, and Sarah Brandon; five great-grandchildren, Skylar, Gage, Catori, Declan, and Blair.

Manchester Funeral home is honored to serve the Brandon family.

James F. Fuqua, Sr.

James F. Fuqua, Sr. of Tullahoma, Tn. passed away peacefully in Birmingham,
AL. on January 24, 2020. James was born on 9/15/1919 in Springfield, Tn. to
the late Frank and Elizabeth Fuqua.

James was the husband of the late Mary Ruth Simpkins Fuqua for 52 years.
Their son is James F. Fuqua, Jr. of Mountain Brook, Alabama.

Survivors in addition to their son are daughter-in-law Sena Steenbergen
Fuqua and granddaughters, Sena Meredith Sherrill (John) and three Great
Grandchildren, James Madden Sherrill, John Fuqua Sherrill and Vivian Ruth
Sherrill, all of Mountain Brook, Alabama and Bradley Elizabeth Petersen
(Stephen) and Great Grandson, Huck Bryant Petersen of Jupiter, Florida.

After serving in the Army Air Forces in WWII, and graduating from Middle
Tennessee State University, James had a long, illustrious career with the
USAF in both civilian and consulting roles. Over the last 35 years,
originally with Mary Ruth, they owned Mary Ruth Fuqua Antiques in
Lynchburg, Tn.

James was very active in his community, serving on the Coffee County
Election Commission, the Tullahoma City Schools Board of Education and was
the Chairman of the Administrative Board of First United Methodist Church
in Tullahoma for 9 years. He was a founding member of Lakewood Golf and
Country Club.

A Memorial Service and Celebration of James’s life will be held at First
United Methodist Church in Tullahoma on Saturday, April 11, 2020 at 10:00
AM. Burial will be at the family plot in Oakwood Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests Memorial gifts to All Hands and
Hearts Smart Response-Hurricane Dorian Relief at *give.allhandsandhearts.org
<http://give.allhandsandhearts.org> *or No Kid Hungry at *nokidhungy.org

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1/30/20 — Mamie Ann Crosslin

Crosslin, Mamie Ann, of Manchester, passed this life on Saturday, January 25th, 2020 at Southern Tennessee Regional Health System in Winchester at the age of 90. Mrs. Crosslin was born in Sparta, Tennessee to the late John and Golda Martin Nowlin Sr. During her life she worked at Genesco, from which she retired after 27 years. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Crosslin was preceded in death by her husband of 66 years, Dewey Clifton Crosslin; and five brothers, John Nowlin Jr., Sam Nowlin, Kenneth Nowlin, Frankie Nowlin, and Edd Nowlin. She is survived by two daughters, Phyllis Crosslin, and Jo Anne Cisneros (Ed); three sisters, Pauline Holden, Judy Carter (Lynn), and Mary Shelton; one brother, David Nowlin (Judy); many nieces and nephews; one grandson, Joel Edward Cisneros (Kristen); and one great-granddaughter, Olivia Cisneros. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, January 29th, 2020 at Kilgore Funeral Home from 5:00-8:00pm. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, January 30th, 2020 at 11:00am in the Kilgore Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at New Reddens Cemetery. Kilgore Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

1/28/20 — Kenneth J. Shelton Jr

Kenneth J. Shelton Jr., of Tullahoma, passed this life on Saturday, January 25th, 2020 at Tennova Healthcare-Harton at the age of 65. Ken was born in Manchester to the late Kenneth J. Shelton Sr. and Marcia Howard Shelton. Ken was a graduate of MTSU where he was a member of the Kappa Alpha Order, and received his Juris Doctorate from Memphis State University. He served Coffee County as an Assistant District Attorney General for 36 years and felt privileged to be able to represent the State in the courtroom. He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Tullahoma, as well as the Coffee County and Tennessee Bar Associations. Ken was also a former member of the Tullahoma Noon Rotary, and was a past president of both the Tullahoma Little League and the Tullahoma High School Quarterback Club. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Kenneth J. Shelton III; grandparents, Jay Lusk Shelton and Clara Mabel Shelton, Ira Howard and Carrie Bunch Howard; uncles, James Linden Shelton and Bob Howard; and cousin, John Nichols Shelton. Ken is survived by his wife, Vickie Shelton of Tullahoma; one daughter, Ann Elizabeth Shelton of Los Angeles, California; brother, David Howard Shelton (Sherry) of Jasper; aunts and uncles, Lynda Shelton, Alice Faye Hughes (Jerry), Allan Howard (Marilyn), and Don Howard; nephews, D.J. Shelton (Michelle) and Russell Shelton; great-nieces, Madison and Rebecca Shelton; and cousins, Marcy Shelton (Ed Schell), Dr. Suzy Murff (Harvey), Jay Shelton (Cathy), Lance Howard, and Robin Melton (Jeff). Visitation will be held on Tuesday, January 28th, 2020 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Tullahoma from 11:00am-2:00pm with the funeral service to immediately follow at 2:00pm with Pastor Alex Hoffner officiating. Burial will follow at Rose Hill Memorial Gardens with Bill Rieder, Russell Shelton, Rick Moore, D.J. Shelton, Jay Shelton, and Lance Howard serving as pallbearers. For those who wish, in lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to either Trinity Lutheran Church, 705 Wilson Avenue, Tullahoma, TN 37388 or the Tullahoma Sports Council, c/o Financial Management Advisors, 115 North Jackson Street, Tullahoma, TN 37388. Kilgore Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

1/27/20 — Lillian Florence Bouldin

Ms. Lillian Florence Bouldin, age 85 of Manchester, passed away on
Thursday, January 23, 2020, at Manchester Healthcare. She was born on May
17, 1935, to the late Thurman and Addie Bryant Kirby in Warren County. Ms.
Lillian loved cooking and sewing and had a fondness for animals, especially

In addition to her parents, Ms. Lillian is preceded in death by her
husband, Arnold Bouldin and son, Michael Bouldin. She is survived by her
two sons, Richard and Steven Bouldin, both of Manchester; two brothers,
Clyde Kirby of McMinnville and Floyd Kirby of Morrison.

Funeral services will be conducted on Monday, January 27 at 1:00 P.M. in
the Central Funeral Home chapel. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Memorial
Gardens. Visitation with the family will be held from 10:00 A.M. until time
of service on Monday at the funeral home.

1/26/20 — Kenneth Wayne Bell

Mr. Kenneth Wayne Bell, 77, passed away Thursday
January 23, 2020 at Saint Thomas West Hospital in Nashville, Tennessee.  He
was born in Denver, Colorado on December 4, 1942 to William Houston Bell
Sr. and Beatrice Smoot Bell who preceded him in death along with his
brothers, William Houston Bell Jr. and Frank James Bell.

He was a US Army veteran serving in Korean and the Cuban Crisis.  He was a
member of the New Union Church of Christ, a honors graduate of the National
Radio Institute and was retired from the Carrier Corporation.

He is survived by his wife, Noblene Stone Bell; son, Mark Wayne Bell and
his wife, Heather of Nolensville, TN; daughter, Kimberly Ann Chatfield and
her husband, Bradley of Manchester; sister, Judy (Arland) Casey,
Manchester; brothers, Charles “Chuck” (Jeannette) Bell, Manchester and Gary
Hansen (Judy) Bell of Summitville; sister-in-law, Faye Bell, Manchester;
grandchildren, William Bradley and Carly Ann Chatfield, Addie Elizabeth,
Ivy Catherine, Stone Kenneth and Ridge Walden Bell; several nieces and

Funeral services will be 2:00 PM Sunday in the Central Funeral Home Chapel
with  Minister Charles Williams and Gary Bell officiating with burial to
follow in the Summitville Cemetery with Military Honors provided by the
McMinnville VFW and American Legion.  Visitation: 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Saturday at Central Funeral Home, Manchester, Tennessee.

1/25/20 — Lavada Jean Holt Lewis

Lavada Jean Holt Lewis, age 92, of Manchester passed away Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at McArthur Manor.  She was a native of Cannon Co.

Survivors include her children Bruce E. (Sandy) Lewis of Hillsboro & Gina
Lewis (John Kiser) of Kingsport; Grandchildren, Claire Kiser & Sophia Kiser
of Kingsport; and Sister, Cleta Knox of Woodbury.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Jesse Elmer Lewis; and her
parents, Dick & Hattie Vassar Holt.

Mrs. Lewis was a member of the Manchester Church of Nazarene and was a

Funeral Services will be 2 PM Saturday, January 25, 2020 in the Chapel of
Woodbury Funeral Home with Bro. John Amspaugh officiating.  Interment will
follow at Gilley Hill Cemetery.  Visitation will be from 4 PM to 8 PM
Friday, January 24, 2020 at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will include Randall Holt, Billy Farless, Barry Knox, Timothy
Knox, Joel Holt, & Danny Holt.

Woodbury Funeral Home, 615.563.2311, www.woodburyfuneralhome.net

1/25/20– Mary W Boswell,

Mary W Boswell, of Tullahoma, passed this life on Tuesday, January 21, 2020
at NHC of Tullahoma, at the age of 91. Funeral Services are scheduled for
Saturday, January 25, 2020 at 10:30 AM at Daves-Culbertson Funeral Home.  The
family will receive friends at Daves-Culbertson Funeral Home beginning at
9:30 AM.

Mary, a native of Tullahoma, was the daughter of the late Russell and Orene
Crosslin Watson.  She was a member of First Baptist Church in Tullahoma and
enjoyed reading, cooking and visiting with her friends.  She loved her
family and being in her home.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, CSM
Howard D. Boswell and sister, Russell Nell Simmons.

Mrs. Boswell is survived by son, Robert Boswell (Vicki) of Estill Springs;
daughter, Sherry Walker of Hartselle, AL; sister, Louise W. Smith of
Murfreesboro; grandchildren, Robert Troy McFarland (Kimberley) of Nashville
and Linda Jean Robinson of Tullahoma and five great grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made in her
honor to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place,
Memphis, TN  38105-9959.

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