Obituaries

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Wanda Louise McClellan

Wanda Louise McClellan of Manchester, passed this life on Thursday, August
15, 2019 at her residence at the age of 57. No services are scheduled.

Mrs. McClellan, a native of West Palm Beach, FL, was the daughter of Jerry
Trexler of Ellijay, GA and the late Glenda Trexler. She enjoyed doing arts
and crafts, shopping and watching TV. Her favorite shows were Soap Operas.
She was very family oriented and enjoyed spending time with all her family.

In addition to mother, she was preceded in death by brother, Bobby Trexler.
In addition to her father, she is survived by her husband, Adrian McClellan
of West Palm Beach, FL; son, Angelo Vaga of Manchester; daughters, Alicia
Vega, Charlene Marlowe and Katie Marlow, all of Manchester; Sister, Terri
Shelton and her husband, Johnny of Manchester; four grandchildren and two
great grandchildren.

DAVES-CULBERSTON FUNERAL HOME IS IN CHARGE OF ARRANGEMENTS

8/16/19 — Jack Lynn

Jack Lynn, 68, passed away on Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at his home in
Tullahoma. Graveside Services are scheduled for 4 PM, Friday, August 16,
2019 at Rose Hill Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 1
PM – 3:30 PM on Friday, August 16 at Daves-Culbertson Funeral Home.

Jack was born in Livingston, TN, to the late Cecil and Winifred Lynn. He
graduated from Tullahoma High School in 1971 where he was a member of the
Tullahoma Track and Field team and held the record of the long jump for
many years. Jack attended Motlow Sate College and later attended the
Tennessee College of Applied Technology – Shelbyville to become a
Boilermaker. Jack worked as a Boilermaker for over 30 years and was a
member of the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers Union, Local Lodge
454. He retired from Arnold Air Force Base in 2011. He was also a member
of the Estill Springs Masonic Lodge #561 F & AM. In addition, Jack enjoyed
fishing, playing golf and hanging out with his friends at London’s
Restaurant and Bar.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by son, Michael Lynn
and brother, Richard Lynn.

Mr. Lynn is survived by his wife, Marla Lynn of Tullahoma; son, Dustin Lynn
of Nashville; sister-in-law, Dorothy Lynn of Arizona; nephew, Jeff Lynn and
his wife, Anna of California and niece, Christine Rogers and her husband,
Mark of Missouri.

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested memorial donations be made in
his honor to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place,
Memphis, TN 38105.

DAVES-CULBERSTON FUNERAL HOME IS IN CHARGE OF ARRANGEMENTS

8/17/19 — Robert “Bob” Johnston

Mr. Robert “Bob” Johnston, ,71 passed away Monday, August 12, 2019 at St. Thomas West Hospital. He was born in Jamestown, NY on September 25, 1947 to Sidney Charles Johnston who preceded him death along with brother, Harold Eugene “Bud” Johnston.
He was a US Airforce flight engineer veteran.
“Bob” worked as a terminal manger, as a dispatcher, service manager for Koch Industries from 1980-1986. From 1986 to 1989 He owned and operated Haggard Dozier Service, from 1989 to 1998 he was employed by M-Tec as am maintenance tech, repairing the line machines, air compressors and fire sprinkler system, from 1998-2000 he was employed by Duck River Equipment as a service manager, overseeing 7 mechanics, from 2000-2003 he was employed by Bartlette Excavation as a backhoe operator, from 2003-2017 he was employed by the Coffee County Sheriffs Department as a court officer. He was also a first responder-emergency medical volunteer for the fire service management and the Fire Chief of Summitville Volunteer Fire Department.
Bob was also known as “Crop dust Jack”, he drove sprint cars, go carts and he loved working on old cars. He was deeply involved with the
“Cruise-in car” show held on the square in Manchester.
He is survived by his wife, Donna Arnold Johnston, mother, Dorothy Martindale Johnston (Florida), son, Robert Darren Johnston, TN, daughters: Helena Nicole Johnston, Adayna Leigh Pennington, Torrie Lee Pennington all of TN. Sister, Carolyn (Roger) Jean Widrig, Joyce Ann James, Joane Lee Suarez, 4 grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews and friends.
Visitation will be held Sunday August 17 from 11-1:00pm in the parlors of Central Funeral Home, Manchester, TN., with a celebration of life to follow.
www.centralfuneralhome.com

Central Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements

8/15/19 — Wilsie Mae Shahan

Wilsie Mae Shahan of Tullahoma passed this life on Monday, August 12, 2019 at the Life Care Center of Tullahoma at the age of 90. Mrs. Shahan was born in Lynchburg to the late Jabel M. and Jessie Mullins Dean, Sr. She was a lifelong member of the Baptist church. in addition to her parents, Mrs. Shahan is preceded in death by her husband, James C. Shahan; step-father, Joe Bennett; and one sister, Mary Alice Trubey. She is survived by one brother, Jabel Dean, Jr.; two sisters, Mattie Sorrell, and Frances Ferrell and her husband Bratten; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews. Visitation for Mrs. Shahan will be held on Thursday, August 15 from 12:00-1:00pm. Funeral services will immediately follow at 1:00pm in the Kilgore Funeral Home chapel with Rev. Jimmy Gray officiating. Burial will follow at Hurricane Cemetery in Moore County with her nephews serving as pallbearers.
Kilgore Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Harold “Hal” Royce Evans, Jr.

Harold “Hal” Royce Evans Jr. of Manchester, passed this life on Saturday,
August 10, 2019 at Tennova Harton Hospital at the age of 48. Memorial
Services will be scheduled at a later time.

A native of Manchester he was the son of Harold Royce Evans of Zirconia, NC
and the late, Kathryn Saine Evans. He was an auto diesel mechanic and
enjoyed working on vehicles. As a child he always enjoyed taking things
apart and putting them back together. He loved being outdoors and spending
time with his children.

In addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by brother, Chris Evans.

He is survived by his wife, Brandy Evans of Manchester; father, Harold
Royce Evans and his wife, Hyacinth of Zirconia, NC; grandmother, Dolores
Evans Pusl of Tullahoma ; mother and father-in-law, Teresa and Tommy Fults
of Manchester; sons, Brian and Collin; daughters, Corrie, Alyssa, Kassy,
Madison, Sara and Bentleigh and good friends, Shane Saine and Carl Smith,
both of Manchester.

DAVES-CULBERSTON FUNERAL HOME IS IN CHARGE OF ARRANGEMENTS

8/13/19 — Sheila Annette McMillen

Ms. Sheila Annette McMillen, 70, passed away Saturday, August 10, 2019 at Horizon Health and Rehab Center in Manchester. She was born in Akron, Ohio on June 22, 1949 to Grady and Mary Davis McMillen who preceded her in death.
Ms. McMillen worked as a talent agent in the country music industry prior to her retirement. She is survived by her daughters, Heather Lee Pennington of Tullahoma and Hannah Elizabeth Pennington of Manchester; brother, Grady McMillen of Dickson TN. and sister Kerry Duke of Manchester; 2 grandchildren Gisselle Steele and Kyro Steele of Manchester; and close friend Ken Jones of Manchester.
Funeral services for family and close friends will be 2:00 PM Tuesday August 13, 2019 in the funeral home chapel with burial to follow in the Rose Hill Cemetery. Visitation: 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM Tuesday at Central Funeral Home, Manchester, Tennessee. In Lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association in Sheila’s name.
www.centralfuneralhome.com

8/11/19 — Carolyn Krebs Floyd

Mrs. Mary Carolyn Krebs Floyd, 85, passed away Tuesday August 6, 2019 at her home in Manchester, Tennessee.  She was born in Baltimore, Maryland on April 28, 1934 to Charles and Elizabeth Myers Krebs who preceded her in death along with her husband Dewey Alvin Floyd and son, Dewey Kevin Floyd.

She worked as a department manager at WalMart in Manchester prior to retirement
She is survived by her daughter, Lisa (Gary) Johnson; sons, Michael Nelson (Janet) Floyd, Patrick (Vicky) Floyd of Manchester and son Joseph Floyd of Hillsboro, TN; brother, Ronald Krebs Sr. and sisters Phyllis Floyd and Joyce Kerlin all of Baltimore, Maryland,; 10 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be 2:00 PM SundayAugust 11, 2019 in the funeral home chapel with Minister Jimmy Rigsby officiating with burial to follow in the Gnat Hill Cemetery.  Visitation: 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM Saturday at Central Funeral Home, Manchester, Tennessee. www.centralfuneralhome.com

8/13/19 — James Michael Moore

James Michael Moore of the Booneville Community passed this life on Friday,
August 9, 2019 at his residence at the age of 47. Funeral Services are
scheduled for 2 PM, Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at Lynchburg Funeral Home with
burial to follow at Booneville Cemetery. The family will receive friends
on Tuesday, beginning at 12 PM.

Mr. Moore, a native of Nashville was the son of the late James Danny Moore
and Gayla Patterson Moore of Booneville. He was raised in Nashville and
graduated from Glen Cliff High School. He was a U S Air Force veteran and
a member of Booneville Church of Christ. He enjoyed playing golf, farming,
construction and remodeling projects.

In addition to his mother, Gayla Moore of Booneville, he is survived by
several aunts, uncles, cousins and many golfing buddies.

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested memorial donations be made in
his honor to the Disable American Veterans (DAV), P O Box 2648,
Shelbyville, TN 37162, 931-580-2865.

LYNCHBURG FUNERAL HOME IS IN CHARGE OF ARRANGEMENTS

8/11/19 — Lawrence Arthur Pressley

Lawrence Arthur Pressley of Manchester, passed this life on Friday, August
9, 2019 at his residence at the age of 63. Funeral Services are scheduled
for 2 PM, Sunday, August 11, 2019 at Daves-Culbertson Funeral Home with
burial to follow at Summitville Cemetery. The family will receive friends
on Saturday, August 10, 2019 at Daves-Culbertson Funeral Home from 5 – 8 PM.

Mr. Pressley was the son of the late James Edward and Bobbie Faye Davis
Pressley. He was a U S Air Force veteran and enjoyed listening to music
and singing Karaoke songs. He collected old watches and stamps and enjoyed
tinkering with cars. He also enjoyed watching old movies and playing
cards, especially Rook and Poker. Lawrence also had a “Sweet Tooth” and
loved Little Debbie Snack Cakes which he loved to share with his
grandchildren. His favorite time was spent with his family.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by sister, Janice
Marlene Castillo.

Mr. Pressley is survived by his wife, Daphne Hollar Pressley of Manchester;
sons, Jeremiah Davis Pressley of Manchester, Kyle Robert Pressley and his
wife, Autumn of Christiana and James Morgan Pressley and David Wyatt
Pressley, both of Manchester; daughters, Tessa Renee’ Pressley Harris and
her husband, Joshua of Tullahoma and Sage Pressley Bradshaw and her
husband, Tyler of Estill Springs; brothers, Charles Pressley and his wife,
Diane of Manchester, James Marlen Pressley and his wife, Vonnie of Calhoun,
GA, Michael Pressley and his wife, Patricia of Manchester, Mitchell
Pressley and his wife, Sherry of Humble, TX and Robert Pressley and his
wife, Sandra of Winchester; sisters, Edna Smith and her husband, Roy of
Olathe, KS and Glenda Darlene Petschauer and her husband, Michael of
Belleville, IL and eight grandchildren.

Online condolences may be made at www.davesculbertsonfuneralhome.com

DAVES-CULBERSTON FUNERAL HOME IS IN CHARGE OF ARRANGEMENTS

8/9/19 — Peggy Gravitt Mankin

Funeral services for Peggy Gravitt Mankin, age 77, of Manchester, will be conducted on Sunday, August 11, 2019 at 2 PM at Coffee County Funeral Chapel with Brother Ray Marcrom officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday, August 10, 2019 from 5 PM until 9 PM and on Sunday, August 11, 2019 prior to service from 12 PM until 2 PM. Mrs. Mankin passed away on August 7, 2019, surrounded by her loving family.

Peggy was born on May 5, 1942 to the late M.C. and Mildred Bradshaw Gravitt in Chattanooga, TN. She retired from her job of 28 years teaching Cosmetology at Coffee County Central High School, where she helped many of her students begin their career. She was also the owner of Total Concepts Hair Design. Peggy enjoyed reading and traveling, but above all else, she loved spending time with her family. She had a generous heart and always encouraged everyone to follow their dreams no matter where, or what you came from.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 44 years, John D. Mankin, and her brother, Jerry Gravitt. Peggy is survived by her daughters, Angela (Mike) Sellars, Jennifer (Marty) Henegar; grandchildren, Whitney (Nick) Harrell, Kaitlyn (Bryan) McAdams, Jerett ( Jackie) Zeigler, Hayden Zeigler, Rachel Henegar, and Jonathan Henegar; great-granchildren, Brylyn McAdams, Madison McAdams, and Hayes Harrell; brothers, Don Gravitt, Rick (Helga) Gravitt; and numerous nieces and nephews.

The family would like to express sincere gratitude to the care and compassion shown by McArthur Manor and Hospice Compassus.

In lieu of flowers the family request donations be made to the Dusty Elam Foundation.

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