Obituaries

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6/29/19–Kenneth Dewayne Rigsby

Mr. Kenneth Dewayne Rigsby, 84, passed away Sunday June 23, 2019 at NHC Nursing Home in McMinnville, Tennessee. He was born in Harrison, Tennessee on February 26, 1935 to Claude A. Rigsby and Lora Stubblefield Rigsby who preceded him in death along with his daughter, Donna King; brothers, Marlin, George and Raymond Rigsby; sisters, Brette Pickett and Inez McGrew.
He was a US Navy veteran and was a member of Shady Grove Baptist Church. He was a retired Truck Driver with Yellow Freight and owner of Rigsby’s Green House in Morrison, Tennessee.
He is survived by his wife, of 63 years, Florence McElwain Rigsby of Morrison TN; son, Don (Diane) Rigsby of Los Angeles, CA; daughter, Sherrill (Ronnie) Teal; of Morrison,TN, Mickey King (son-in law); of Cornersville, TN.
Grandchildren, Jennifer (Johnny) Cothran,Eagleville, TN, Roger (Charity) Teal, Laverne, OK, A.J. (Valerie) Teal, Morrison, TN Sam King, Hoover, Al. Sarah King Cornersville, TN., Kristen Rigsby and Michelle Rigsby; of Los Angeles, CA.
10 great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
A Graveside service will be held at Shady Grove Cemetery Saturday, June 29th at 1:00 pm with Military Honors.

Central Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

6/25/19 — Clark Wayne Weatherford

Mr. Clark Wayne Weatherford, 33, passed away
Friday June 21, 2019 in Henderson, Kentucky while traveling for his job. He
was born in Tullahoma, Tennessee on February 27, 1986.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Melissa Ann Clark Weatherford;
grandparents, John and Dorothy Clark, Howard and Joann Weatherford.

He was a LPN employed by Southern Health Partners. He was a member of
Trinity Baptist Church.

He is survived by his sister, Amy and her husband, Jason Vaughan, Medina,
TN; girlfriend, Sarah Smithbauer; nephew, Elliott Vaughan and niece,
Abigail Vaughan; aunt and uncle, Brenda and Charlie Sanders, uncle, Don
Clark; numerous cousins and friends.

Funeral services will be 2:00 PM Tuesday in the Central Funeral Home chapel
with Ministers, Clint Shrum and Brian Wimberley officiating with burial to
follow in the Hillsboro Memorial Cemetery. Visitation: 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Monday and Tuesday 12:00 Noon – 2:00 PM at Central Funeral Home,
Manchester, Tennessee. www.centralfuneralhome.com

Central Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements

6/24/19 — Mildred Keasling

Funeral Services for Mrs. Mildred Keasling, age 92, of Hillsboro, TN, will be conducted at 2:00 PM on Monday, June 24, 2019 at Manchester Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Memorial Gardens in Tullahoma, TN. Visitation with the family will be from 11:00 AM until 2:00 PM at the funeral home prior to the service. Mrs. Keasling passed away on Thursday, June 20, 2019, at Horizon Health & Rehab surrounded by her loving family.

Mildred was born in Coffee County to the late Will and Viola Wimley. She was a homemaker and attended Shady Grove Church of Nazarene. She enjoyed playing bingo, reading her bible, going to cook outs, and most of all spending time with her family.

In addition to her parents, Mildred is preceded in death by her husband, Emerett Keasling; five brothers, Roy Wimley, Cardy Wimley, James Wimley, Bernice Wimley, and Willis Wimley; four sisters, Gladys Brinkley, Orene Hill, Anabelle East, and Lula Mae Broyles. She is survived by one son, Paul Sanson; four daughters, Ruth Naron, Linda Richards (William), Louise Thacker, and Emily Hillis; one brother, Kenneth Wimley; two sisters, Reba Jones and Pauline Harmon; 17 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren.

Manchester Funeral Home is honored to serve the Keasling Family

6/25/19 — J.T. Dillon, Jr.

It is with great sadness we announce the death of our
father/grandfather/great grandfather, J.T. Dillon Jr. at the age of 92. He
passed away Friday, June 21, 2019 at McArthur Manor in Manchester, TN
surrounded by family and our friend/his nurse Tracy Blanton.

J.T. Dillon retired after 30 years as the Agricultural teacher at CHS in
Manchester. He received his bachelor’s degree in education from the
University of Tennessee at Knoxville and his Masters from MTSU. He was an
avid farmer and took great interest in teaching family and friends about
many areas of agriculture.

Mr. Dillon served in the US Navy on the USS Davidson during WWII as a morse
code operator. He was also a County Commissioner for Coffee County, member
of the Coffee County Retired Teacher’s Association, member of the
Manchester Masonic Lodge, and member of Blanton’s Chapel United Methodist
Church where he taught Sunday School and served as a lay speaker.

J.T. Dillon was born in Kenton, TN on February 12, 1927 to John Talmage and
Minnie Pearl Dillon who preceeded him in death. His beautiful, loving wife
of 58 years, Sylvia Elizabeth Humbred Dillon, also preceeded him in death. He
is surived by son, John Richard (Misty) Dillon of Hillsboro, daughter Ruth
Ann Bean (Ray) of Bradyville; 5 grandchildren: Mary Beth Duckett (Andrew),
John Rice Adams (Cyndal), Joshua Dillon, Michael Humphries (Michelle), and
Wendy Cook (David). He is also survived by several great grandchildren,
other family members, and many friends.

Funeral services will be 10AM Tuesday, June 25th at Central Funeral Home
with Brother Louis Johnson officiating. Burial will follow at Blanton’s
Chapel Cemetery with military honors. The family will receive friends at
Central Funeral Home 5PM til 8PM on Monday, June 24th.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Alzheimer’s Associations
or Coffee County Schools.

Central Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements

Linda Faye Ferrell Crowley

Linda Faye Ferrell Crowley, age 68, of Tullahoma, TN, passed away Wednesday, June 19, 2019. No services are planned at this time.
A native of Hendersonville, Tn, she was the daughter of the late J D and Velma Harpole Ferrell and the widow of Ernest Ray Crowley. Mrs. Crowley loved to sew and to garden. She had a great love for her family and her “boys” her dogs.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a son: Kevin Vaughn, her sister, Joyce Mixon, and brothers: James Leroy Ferrell, Michael Ferrell and Ricky Dale Ferrell.
She is survived by sons, Randy Vaughn and wife Carla of Tullahoma, and Brian Vaughn of Manchester, daughters, Ronda Reagin and companion Gene Lowery of Bon Aqua. Shannon Farless and husband Wayne of Manchester, Kimberly Baker and husband Michael of Mulberry and April Elrod and husband Shaun of Manchester, brothers, Jimmy Ferrell and wife Sally of Bristol, Donnie Ray Ferrell and wife Janie of Normandy, Robert Ferrell of Bersheba Springs, and Ronald “Shorty” Ferrell of Shelbyville, sister, Sandy Conn of Tullahoma, 17 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.

DAVES-CULBERSTON FUNERAL HOME IS IN CHARGE OF ARRANGEMENTS

6/22/19 — Naomi Johnson Sanders

Mrs. Naomi Johnson Sanders, 89, passed away
Wednesday June 19, 2019 at her home. She was born in Scottsboro, Alabama
on July 5, 1929 to Harvey Gold and Ida Hill Gold who preceded her in death
along with her husband, Clay Sanders and her sister, Jean Dickerson.

She was a member of the Church of the Nazerene attending at Manchester and
Shady Grove. She was a retired seamstress with Pajama Corp. of America.

She is survived by her son, Larry Johnson, Hillsboro, TN, Nelson (Wanda)
Johnson, Apollo, FL and Justin (Victoria) Johnson, Old Hickory, TN;
grandchildren, Shannon (James) Skelton, Lithia, FL and Jason (Jason
Garrett) Johnson, Nashville, TN; great grandchildren, Olivia Presley
Skelton, Eva Maddus Skeloton and Brooks Johnson Skelton.

Funeral services will be 1:00 PM Saturday in the Central Funeral Home
Chapel with Pastor Jonathan Amspaugh officiating with burial to follow in
the Hillsboro Memorial Cemetery. Visitation: 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM Saturday
at Central Funeral Home, Manchester, Tennessee. www.centralfuneralhome.com

Central Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements

6/20/19–Charles Winston Maples

Funeral services for Mr. Charles Winston Maples, age 51, of Manchester, TN will be conducted at 2:00 PM on Thursday, June 20, 2019, with Bro. John Shepherd officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 10:00 AM until the time of service at the funeral home. Mr. Maples passed from this life on Tuesday, June 18, 2019, in Murfreesboro, TN.

Charles was born in Manchester to the late Charles and Anita Maples, Jr. He was an employee at Kohl’s and had worked in retail for over 20 years. Charles loved reading, watching old movies and TV shows, and was full of knowledge. Charles was a loving son and brother.

Charles is preceded in death by his parents Charles and Anita Maples. He is survived by his two brothers, Chris Maples (Tammy) and Robert Maples (Tina); two nephews, Kyle and Ryan Maples; one niece, Chrissy Thomas (Jeremy); two uncles, Winston Howell and Mike Maples (Donna); one aunt, Carmen Davis (Don) and three cousins, Brant Maples (Tiffany), Chelsey Davis, and Orrin Davis.

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

6/19/19–Elizabeth Dianne Bradford

Funeral services for Elizabeth Dianne Bradford, age 59, of Manchester, TN, will be conducted at 1:00 PM on Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at Manchester Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Memorial Gardens. Visitation with the family will be from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM on Tuesday, June 18 at the funeral Home. Ms. Bradford passed away on Saturday, June 15, 2019 at St. Thomas West Hospital in Nashville, TN, surrounded by her loving family.

Elizabeth was born in Coffee County, TN, the daughter of the late Charles Qualls and Frances Ferrell Qualls. She was a homemaker and enjoyed hanging out with family and friends.

In addition to her parents, Elizabeth was also preceded in death by two brothers, Charles Edward Qualls, Jr. and Gary Wayne Qualls. Elizabeth is survived by her significant other, Roger Wilber; one son, Jason Wilber; one daughter, Tiffany (Ray) Bush; one brother, Steve (Michelle) Qualls; two sisters, Patricia (Jeff) Henley and Kathy (Billy) Hennessee; four grandchildren, DeLayna Wilber, Kaylynn Waterman, Jaese Wilber, and Christopher Waterman; nieces, Sabrina Freeze, Christy Holt, and Stephanie Moffit; nephews, Johnathan Hennessee and Steve Qualls, Jr.; several great nieces and nephews; and a host of friends.

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

6/17/19 — Lina Lois Shankle Moore

Mrs. Lina Lois Shankle Moore, 92, passed away
Friday June 14, 2019 at the Autumn Oaks in Manchester. She was born in
Garland, Tennessee on May 2, 1927 to Willie Elbert Shankle and Eva Frances
Boswell Shankle who preceded her in death along with her husband, Herman
Dunlap Moore; infant sister, Mary Elizabeth Shankle; sisters, Maybell
Hensley and Eva Doris Morris; brothers, Robert, Preston, Ivo, A.A. and
Walter Shankle.

She was a member of First Baptist Church in Manchester. She worked in
civil service and retired as a secretary from AEDC. She was a member of
the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association (NARFE),
Golden Agers and enjoyed Senior League Bowling at Tullahoma Lanes. She
graduated Byers (Covington) High School in 1945.

She is survived by her sons, George W. “Bill” (Pat) Moore, Huntsville, AL,
Robert D. “Bobby” (Cindy) Moore, Manchester, TN and Gregory A. “Wheatie”
(Sonya) Moore, Gainesville, GA; step-son, Howard G. Moore, Bury St.
Edmonds, UK; 11 grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren; 3 great great
grandchildren; sister-in-law, Peggy Shankle (James) Robbins.

Funeral services will be 1:00 PM Monday in the Central Funeral Home chapel
with Dr. Brenton Cox officiating with burial to follow in the Friendship
Cemetery in Campaign, TN. Visitation: 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM Monday at Central
Funeral Home, Manchester, Tennessee.

Central Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
www.centralfuneralhome.com

6/1/19–Bobbie Ruth Prince

Bobbie Ruth Prince of Madison, TN, passed away Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at
Alive Hospice in Murfreesboro at the age of 62 years. Funeral Services are
scheduled for 2 PM, Saturday, June 15, 2019 at Stephen’s Chapel United
Methodist Church, 301 Lane Street, Manchester, TN, with burial to follow at
Rose Hill Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends beginning at
12 PM.

Bobbie Ruth, a native of Manchester was the daughter of the late L C and
Zethrine Moore Brinkley. She had a great sense of humor and loved reading. She
especially loved studying her Bible. People were drawn to her and she
always had time for everyone. She loved everyone and never met a stranger.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sisters,
Margaret Hathaway, Shirley Shelton and Geneva Fitzpatrick.

She is survived by son, Steven Brinkley (Rachael) of Murfreesboro;
brothers, Jerry Brinkley of Manchester, Shirley Brinkley and Jimmy
Brinkley, both of Murfreesboro, Chris Brinkley of Fayetteville and Jody
Wilson (Bonnie) of Manchester; sisters, Alma Holland (Rolland) of
Manchester, Shirella Brinkley and Becky Brinkley, both of Shelbyville and
Yolanda Butler of Murfreesboro; grandchildren, Alexis Farless of
McMinnville, Shazon Brinkley of Manchester, Jordan Brinkley of North
Carolina, Meagan Clayton of Jackson, Keanu Howse and Ben Sierra, both of
Murfreesboro and great grandchildren Jakari and Jayelin Farless, KeyMareley
and Kadence Howse.

Online condolences may be made at www.davesculbertsonfuneralhome.com

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