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Category: Obituaries

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12/11/19 — Kenneth Allen Brazier Jr.

Kenneth Allen Brazier Jr., of Manchester, passed this life on Saturday, December 7th, 2019 at Vanderbilt  University Medical Center at the age of 46. Memorial Services are scheduled for 4:30 PM, Wednesday, December 11th, 2019 at Daves-Culbertson Funeral Home. The family will receive friends for one hour prior to services.

Kenneth was born in Tullahoma, the son of Kenneth Brazier Sr. and the late Janet Russell Brazier. In addition to his mother, Kenneth was preceded in death by his wife, Vickie Brazier. 

In addition to his father, Mr. Brazier is survived by two sons, Robby Miller (Kayla), and Tyler Griser (Chelsey); one daughter, Britny Brazier; one brother, Gerald Brazier; two sisters, Lesley Brazier (Lisa Dodd) and Jennifer Brown; three grandchildren, Braxton, Aubrey, and Grayson Griser; and two nephews, Jason and Christian Brazier.

Please visit our website at www.davesculbertsonfuneralhome.com to leave online condolences.

Daves-Culbertson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

12/9/19 — Alyce Jayne McCullough

Alyce Jayne McCullough, 84, passed away Friday, December 6, 2019, at the
Health Center at Standifer Place in Chattanooga, Tennessee.  She was born
in Harvey, Illinois, on June 20, 1935.  She was preceded in death by her
husband, Forrest Henry McCullough, and her parents Orbra and Louise (Weitz)

Jayne met her husband, Forrest, while attending Trevecca Nazarene College.
They traveled extensively to support his evangelistic ministry, including
several trips to Israel.  They also owned the Evangel Christian Bookstore
in Tullahoma until 1975.  In later years, she worked as the activity
director of a nursing home in Nashville where she was much beloved for her
creativity and humor.  She was known to many as a surrogate aunt and

Jayne is survived by her daughter, Beth Hawkins of Hixson, Tennessee and
son, Forrest Henry (Amanda) McCullough II of Tullahoma, Tennessee;
grandchildren: Zachary Hawkins, Lindsey (Eric) Bosley, Forrest Henry
(Carrie) McCullough III, and Clint McCullough; great grandchildren: Maddux
Bosley and Barrett McCullough; siblings: Jerry Ledford, Joye Bock, and
Hazel Liner; and nieces and nephews: Wayne (Stephanie) Ledford, Kenny
(Shelby) Ledford, Terry (Mike) Jenkins, Leesa (Dan) Hubbard, Jon (Angie)
Jernigan, Marleeta (Don) Yardumian, Randall (Nettie) Liner, and Joshua

She will be remembered fondly for her sense of style and ability to make
everyone around her feel special.  She will be deeply missed.

There will be a graveside service at 2:00, Monday, December 9 at the
Maplewood Cemetery in Tullahoma, Tennessee.  The family will hold
Celebration of Life reception at the First Church of the Nazarene
fellowship hall in Tullahoma from 3:00-6;00.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be made to Grayson’s
Ladder at www.graysonsladder.org.

12/8/19 — Bonnie Sue Tuck

Funeral services for Mrs. Bonnie Sue Tuck, age 86 of Fremont, IN, will be conducted at 1:00 PM on Sunday, December 8, 2019 at Coffee County Funeral Chapel with Dr. Renee Maria Lee-Miller officiating. Burial will follow in Bethleham Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be held on Sunday, December 8, 2019 from 11:00AM until 1:00 PM. Mrs. Tuck passed away on December 4, 2019 at Northlake Nursing Home in Angola, IN.

12/09/19 — Doris Ann McCormick

Funeral services for Mrs. Doris Ann McCormick, age 79, of Hillsboro, TN, will 

be conducted at 1:00PM on Monday, December 9, 2019, at Coffee County

Funeral Chapel. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 4:00 until 8:00 PM on Sunday, December 8, 2019, at Coffee County Funeral Chapel. Mrs. McCormick passed away on December 5, 2019 at her residence.

Doris was born in Manchester, TN, the daughter of the late J.T and Polly Wiser. She has been a bus driver for Coffee County Schools for over 30 years. Doris was a member of Rutledge Hill Baptist Church.  She enjoyed playing cards and dominos with family, crocheting, doing crossword puzzles, reading, gardening, riding her bike, and most importantly spending time with her family.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Boyd McCormick. She is survived by one son, Randy McCormick and wife Kathy; one daughter, Cindy Nadeau and husband Mark; five grandchildren, Amie Keele and husband Donald, Todd McCormick and wife Chancy, Katie McCormick, Lauren Campbell and husband Josh, and Nicholas Nadeau  and wife Jessica; eight great grandchildren, Kolby McCormick, Daldon Keele, Dixon Keele, Case McCormick, Tavin McCormick, Dasaney Bartley, Xavier Bartley, and Anders Campbell.

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

12/08/19 — Woodrow Cecil Foster

Mr. Woodrow Cecil Foster, 84 of Hillsboro, TN passed away Friday December 6, 2019 at his home after an extended illness.  Mr. Foster was a retired truck driver for the Coffee County Highway Department. He was born in Coffee County to Woodrow and Lorene Vickers Foster who preceded him in death along with his wife JoAnn Gibson Foster; son Cecil Thomas “Tommy” Foster; brothers Steven Wayne Foster and Johnny Elgin Foster, and sister Barbara Jean Foster.

He is survived by a daughter Barbara McGrew of Hendersonville, TN; brothers Robert Foster (Mickey) of Manchester and Doyle Foster of Pelham, sister Sylvia Armer (Ryan) of Hillsboro, and devoted companion Elaine Kellam; grandchildren April Elrod (Shawn) and Jamie Rounsville of Manchester and 5 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great grandchildren.

Services will be at 2:00 pm Sunday at Central Funeral Home with Reverend Tim Sanders officiating. Visitation will be from 4:00 to 8:00 Saturday, December 7, 2019 at Central Funeral Home.  Burial will follow in the Hillsboro Methodist Cemetery.

12/10/19 — Kent E. Owen

Kent E. Owen, of Tullahoma, passed this life on Thursday, December 5, 2019
at his residence at the age of 55. Funeral Services are scheduled for 11:00
AM, Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at Daves-Culbertson Funeral Home with burial
to follow at Rose Hill Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends on
Monday, December 9, 2019 at Daves-Culbertson Funeral Home from 6 – 8 PM.

 Kent was born in Royal Oak, Michigan, the son of the late Marilyn JoAnn
Back Owen and Lowell Terry Owen of Arizona.  Kent was raised in Kentucky,
Alabama and Arizona.  He loved the Lord and was a member of the Church of
God of Prophecy of Tullahoma. He enjoyed volunteering and counseling at the
Shepherd’s House in Tullahoma. He was an avid University of Alabama
Football fan and enjoyed music.  He also was a “History Buff”.

In addition to his father, he is survived by wife, Tina Holman Owen of
Tullahoma; son, Michael Owen (Molly) of New York; step-son, Christopher
Holman (Tabitha) of Tullahoma; step-daughter, Angelia Watson (Bobby) of
Tullahoma; brother, Terry Owen of Arizona; grandchildren, Jessica and
Brennon Watson, KeYante’ Holman, Cassandra and Madison Walton, Haley and
Brianna Watson, Alyzabeth Holman, Alissen Daniels and Xavier Holland and
great grandchildren, Jaxon, Jaycob and McKenzie Seals.

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested memorial donations be made in
his honor to the Shepherd’s House, P O Box 2611, Tullahoma, TN  37388.

Please visit our website at www.davesculbertsonfuneralhome.com to leave
online condolences.

Daves-Culbertson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

12/6/19 — Eric Delon Baker

Eric Delon Baker, of Tullahoma, passed this life on Saturday, November 30,
2019 at St. Thomas Midtown Hospital in Nashville at the age of 40. Funeral
Services are scheduled for 2:00 PM, Friday, December 6, 2019 at
Daves-Culbertson Funeral Home with burial to follow at Rose Hill Memorial
Gardens. The family will receive friends from 12 PM until the funeral time.

 Eric was born in Dallas, TX, the son of the late Marsha Kay Henry Baker
and Eddie Baker of Manchester. He was an avid chess player and enjoyed
fishing, bowling, music, playing pool and singing karaoke. Eric was very
close to his mother and grandmothers, who preceded him in death and loved
being with his family laughing and looking at old photos.

In addition to his mother, Marsha Kay Henry Baker, he was preceded in death
by grandparents, Edward and Agnes Baker; grandmother, Alice Henry Smith and
brother, Mark Baker.

Eric is survived by his father, Eddie Baker (Cynthia Gilchriest) of
Manchester; son, Aidian Baker of Dallas, TX; grandfather, Pop Willie Smith
of Sparta; brothers, Terry Don Baker of Dallas, Steven James Baker (Jenny)
of Dallas; sisters, Angelina Baker of Jacksonville, FL, Tina Baker of
Concord, NC, Gina Baker and Kristen Carrier (Aaron), both of Panama City,
FL and numerous, aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

Please visit our website at www.davesculbertsonfuneralhome.com to leave
online condolences.

Daves-Culbertson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

12/7/19 — Benjamin Joseph Trail

Funeral services for Mr. Benjamin Joseph Trail, age 32, of Manchester, will be conducted at 1:00PM on Saturday, December 7, 2019, at Coffee County Funeral Chapel with Bro. Dee Drake officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 4:00PM until 8:00PM on Friday, December 6, 2019, at the funeral home. Mr. Trail passed suddenly from this life on Sunday, December 1, 2019.

Ben was born at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, to Robert and Cindy Trail. He graduated from Coffee County Central High School where he played football, and the University of Tennessee – Chattanooga where he was a member of the Phi Delta Theta Fraternity. Ben loved his family more than anything. He was a loyal friend, who enjoyed being outdoors, fishing, and riding around on 4wheelers. Ben was a loving husband, father, son, and brother.

Ben is survived by his loving wife, Lauren Anderson Trail; two daughters, Peyton and Hannah Trail; parents, Robert and Cindy Trail; two brothers, Robby and Timothy Trail; one niece, Sophie Trail.

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

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

12/5/19 — Carl Nelson Walden

Funeral services for Mr. Carl Nelson Walden, age 84, of Hillsboro, will be conducted at 11:00AM on Thursday, December 5, 2019, at Coffee County Funeral Chapel with Rev. Wiley Walden officiating.  Burial will follow in Ragsdale Cemetery.  The family will receive friends from 10:00AM until the time of service on Thursday at the funeral home.  Mr. Walden passed from this life on Monday, December 2, 2019.

Carl was born in Manchester, TN, to the late Walter and Ezell Walden.  Before his retirement he was a truck driver.  Carl was baptized in the name of Jesus.  He loved listening to music, spending time gardening, and putting his many talents to use.  Carl was a very strong-willed individual that love spending time with his family.  He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and brother.

In addition to his parents, Carl is also preceded in death by one brother, Joe Walden; one sister, Jewell Thomas.  He is survived by his loving wife, Mary Walden; three sons, Wiley Walden (Temi), Danny Walden, and Carl Walden, Jr. (Gloria); one daughter, Wanda Heughan (Gordon); one brother, Charlie Walden (Sarah); one sister, Brenda Perry (Robert); ten grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks for donations to be made in Carl’s name to the Alzheimer’s Association.  www.alz.org

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

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

12/5/19 — Harry D. Ricco

Harry D. Ricco, of Tullahoma, passed this life on Tuesday, December 3, 2019
at Tennova Harton Healthcare, at the age of 68. Graveside Services are
scheduled for 1:00 PM, Thursday, December 5, 2019 at Rose Hill Memorial
Gardens. The family will receive friends on Thursday at Daves-Culbertson
Funeral Home from 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM.

 A native of Coffee County, he was the son of the late Raymond J. Ricco Sr.
and the late Betty J. Collins Ricco.  He was very active in coaching and
playing softball in Tullahoma. In addition to softball, he enjoyed watching
football and basketball. He also enjoyed gardening and watching old TV
Movies and Western shows.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brother, Tony M.
Ricco and sister, Thereasa Papa.

Mr. Ricco is survived by brothers, Raymond J. Ricco Jr (Susan) of Sierra
Vista, AZ, Lous P Ricco of Tullahoma and Jeffery S. Ricco Sr (Kristina) of
Tullahoma and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Please visit our website at www.davesculbertsonfuneralhome.com to leave
online condolences.

Daves-Culbertson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.