Category: Obituaries

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6/30/12 — Margaret Noon Carr

Margaret Noon Carr, 79, of Tullahoma , TN passed Saturday, June 23, 2012 at Life Care Center.   She was preceded in death by husband, William Carr. 

She is survived by two  brothers, Elder Jewell D. (Margarite) Noon and  Leonard Lee (Lisa Renee) Noon both of Tullahoma, TN; 

Her favorite niece, Gin Santonia Spaulding  and great niece– Maleah Spauling both of Louisville, KY. 

Host of nieces, relatives and friends.

Visitation– Friday, June 29, 2012 from 6-7pm at J.A. Welton & Son Funeral Home .

She will lie in state Saturday, June 30, 2012 from 1:30-2:30pm at Shorter Chapel AME Church with Funeral Services to follow at 2:30pm with Pastor Elvy Davis officiating and Rev. James A. Crutchfield, Jr  as Eulogist. 

Interment Evergreen Cemetery.

J.A. Welton & Son Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

6/28/12 — Bettye Sue Bourne Daniel

Bettye Sue Bourne Daniel, -After a courageous battle with ovarian cancer, on Sunday, June 24th, 2012 went home.
Bettye was born September 1st, 1927 in Montgomery County, Tennessee. Happily married to Milton L. Newt” Daniel on August 23rd, 1946, they spent 46 years together, until his death in March 1993. Other family members who preceded her in death include her parents; Lewis Clay Bourne and Frances Peterson Jones Bourne, her brothers; Malcom Myers Bourne, Sam Johnson Bourne, L.C. Bourne Jr., Uncas Lamar Bourne and her two sisters, Nancy Bourne Powers and Frances Bourne MacPherson.
She is survived by her six children; Patrick Lamar Daniel and wife Shirley of Tullahoma, William Bruce Daniel and wife Karen of Franklin, Donald Lee Daniel and wife Jean of Estill Springs, Andrew Bourne Daniel and wife Laura of Tullahoma, Elizabeth “Betsy” Lynes Daniel McCafferty and husband Tom of Gainsville, FL, and Frances Jane “Janie” Daniel Turner and husband Johnny of Murfreesboro. Surviving grandchildren as follows; Cassandra Jean Daniel, Jonathan Patrick Daniel and wife Cassy, William Kyle Daniel, Garrett Anders Daniel, Jennifer Marie Daniel, Clay Edward Daniel, Adam Thomas Daniel, and Abbie Elizabeth Daniel.
Pallbearers include her five grandsons and Lucas Waller.
Bettye was a member of First Baptist Church of Tullahoma, Tennessee since August, 1955, The Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) since 1983, Shady Grove Neighborhood Association since 1993 and the Coffee County Senior Citizens since 2001.
While she will be missed by her family and many friends, she had the pleasure of touching the lives of thousands through her gift of baking and cake decorating. Well known as “the cake lady,” Bettye spent 84 years using her gift to brighten the lives of others.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, June 27th, 2012 from 4:00-8:00pm at Kilgore Funeral Home.
A service celebrating her life will be held on Thursday, June 28th, 2012 at 11:00am at the First Baptist Church, Tullahoma, Tennessee with Dr. J. Herbert Hester officiating.
Interment will follow at Rose Hill Memorial Gardens.
Kilgore Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.



6/23/12 — Joe Allen Horn

Joe Allen Horn, of Tullahoma, passed this life on Saturday, June 23rd, 2012 at his residence at the age of 61.
Mr. Horn was born in Prestonburg, Kentucky to the late Joe Wheeler Horn and Eva Allen Hale.
During his life, Mr. Horn attended Eastern Kentucky University and later became a Route Representative for Frito Lay. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Tullahoma, The Tullahoma Nighttime Lions Club and was a member of the Free and Accepted Masons.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Horn is preceded in death by his step-father, Harmison Hale. He is survived by his wife, Carol Horn of Tullahoma; three daughters, Carolynn Lee and her husband Dustin of Tullahoma, Jennifer Horn of Tullahoma, and Elizabeth Khan and her husband Waqar of Prestonburg, KY; one sister, Sally Elizabeth Rhoads and her husband Bill of Lexington, KY; and three grandchildren, Abram Keaton Lee, Arabella Sole Alexis Lee, and Jamie Suzanne Horn.
Visitation for Mr. Horn will be held on Tuesday, June 26th, 2012 from 5:00-8:00pm at Kilgore Funeral Home.
Visitation will also be held at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home in Martin Kentucky from 5:00-8:00pm on Thursday June 28th, 2012, and services at 11:00am Friday, June 29th, 2012 at the Nelson-Frazier Chapel.
Burial will follow in the Richmond Memorial Cemetery.
For those who wish, the family suggests that donations be made to Asceracare Hospice 414 Wilson Avenue, Tullahoma, TN 37388 or the Tullahoma Nighttime Lions Club.

Kilgore Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

6/26/12 — Margaret Amos

Mrs. Margaret Amos, age 82, of Tullahoma, passed away Sunday at Harton Regional Medical Center.

She was a native of Hazel Green, Alabama and the daughter of the late Jonnie and Ethel Mears Preston. In addition to her parents she is also preceded in death by her husband, Richard Amos, grandson, Seth Amos, sister, Martha Lawson and a brother, Ralph Preston.

She is survived by 2 sons, David (Barbara) Amos of West Palm Beach, FL, Dwight (Debbie) Amos of Tullahoma, 2 sisters, Ruth Landers of Shelbyville, Thelma Overcast of Shelbyville, brother, James Preston of Huntsville, AL, grand-daughters, Angie (Jason) Baker of Shelbyville, Ambre (Shane) Holloway of Tullahoma, great grandchildren, Haylee, Caleb and Lauren Holloway of Tullahoma and Drew and Christian Baker of Shelbyville.

Visitation with the family will be Tuesday, from 12:00PM until 2:00PM at the Tullahoma Funeral Home.

Services will be conducted Tuesday at 2:00PM in the Tullahoma Funeral Home Chapel with Elder Elbert Smith officiating.

Burial will follow in the Rose Hill Memorial Gardens.

Tullahoma Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

6/23/12 — Tammela Dawn Odom Bell Anderson

TAMMELA DAWN ODOM BELL ANDERSON, age 46 of Estill Springs, Tenn. departed this life unexpectedly on Saturday, June 23, 2012 at her residence. 

She was a homemaker. Mrs. Anderson enjoyed horseback riding and swimming.  She was a loving and devoted wife, daughter, mother, and sister. 

She is survived by her husband, Robbie Anderson of Estill Springs, Tenn.,  Mother, Sandra Odom, daughters; Ashley (Tim) Bowers all of Bolton, Miss., Hope Bell of Manchester, Tenn., son, Sammy Mears of Estill Springs, Tenn., sisters; Jill Pennebaker of Madison, Miss., Kelley Hickey of New Orleans, Louisiana. 

It was Mrs. Anderson’s wishes that she be cremated. 

No Services are scheduled at this time. 

Grant Funeral Services in charge of the arrangements.

6/28/12 — Brenda Sue Nunley

Memorial services for Brenda Sue Nunley, age 58 of Manchester will be conducted at 3pm, Thursday, June 28, 2012 at the Manchester Funeral Home Chapel with Jerry Barrett officiating.

Visitation with the family will be from 1pm Thursday until service time at Manchester Funeral Home.

Mrs. Nunley passed away Saturday at her home surrounded by her loving family.

Mrs. Nunley was born in Harvey Illinois the daughter of the late William Franklin Pogue and Illa Bee Harden Pogue. She was a home caregiver in the Home Health industry and was a member of the Church of Christ. Mrs. Nunley enjoyed crosswork puzzles and baby sitting for her grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by a daughter, Rebecca Kay Pogue and by a brother, Bobby Lee Pogue.

Mrs. Nunley is survived by:

Her son- Chris Pogue of Manchester
3 sisters, Diane Barrett of Manchester
Sylvia (Jimmy) Bush of Manchester
Kay (Jerry) Barrett of Woodbury
1 brother- Mike Pogue of Manchester
1 granddaughter- Gloria Fults of Manchester
Several Nieces and Nephews

Manchester Funeral Home is honored to serve the Nunley family.

6/24/12 — Nola B. Branch

Nola B. Branch, age 91 passed this life and into the hands of the Lord, on Thursday, June 21, at Tullahoma Life Care Center.

She was born November 23, 1920 in Winchester, TN. She was preceded in death by her parents, William Cleveland Sells and Sallie Clark Sells and four brothers. Her husband, Claude Branch, also preceded her.

Mrs. Branch is survived by one son, Vernon (Linda) Branch; three grandchildren, Melissa (Tim) Holt, Vernon (Brenda) Branch,Jr, Wendy (Scott) Rollins; six great grandchildren, John Limbaugh, Brad Limbaugh, Ashley Branch, Tyler Branch, Leslie Rollins and Chelsea Rollins; three great great grandchildren, Ryan Limbaugh, Kashion (Bug) Limbaugh and Mia Limbaugh; two stepgrandchildren, Tim (Rita) Barber of Smyrna and Melanie Bennett of Lawrenceburg; six step great grandchildren, Corey, Dalton and Chelsea Holt, Trace Bennett, Emily Barber and Kayla Krieger; one step great great grandchild, Tayler Krieger; and several nices and nephews.

Mrs. Branch was a strong Christian lady. She always cared deeply for all of her related children. She was also loved by all of them. Mrs. Branch worked 43 years at Genesco, several day care centers, Dairy Queen and Tennessee Apparel. Mrs. Branch was never idle and worked diligently in her home and yard. Until sickness, she always had a garden and enjoyed putting up her bounty. She was a member of Unity Baptist Church in Tullahoma, TN.

Visitation will be 2-8 PM Saturday at Moore-Cortner Funeral Home.

The funeral service will be 3 PM Sunday, June 24 at Moore-Cortner Chapel with Bro. David Wall officiating. Her nephews will serve as pallbearers.

Interment will be at Franklin Memorial Gardens, Winchester, TN.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, PO Box 96911, Washington, DC 20090-6011.

Moore-Cortner Funeral Home of  Winchester in charge of arrangements.

6/26/12 — Emma Elizabeth “Beth” Bush

Funeral services for Mrs. Beth Bush, wife of Clyde Ralph Bush, will be conducted at 10am, Tuesday, June 26 at the Manchester Funeral Home Chapel with John Bush and Jim Terry officiating.

Burial will follow in the Gilley Hill Cemetery.

Visitation with the Bush family will be from 4pm until 9pm, Monday, June 25 at Manchester Funeral Home.

Mrs. Bush died suddenly at home on June 23, 2012, at age 70.

Mrs. Bush was born in the Buncombe community of Franklin County, the daughter of Samuel Lazarus McInturff and Mary Ruth Fisher McInturff. Her family was displaced by TVA’s Wood’s Reservoir project and later moved to Coffee County, where she met and married Clyde Ralph Bush, Sr.

She was a Christian and worshipped with the Lumley Stand Church of Christ. Before retiring Mrs. Bush worked with her husband as owners of Woodbury Cleaners. She enjoyed sewing, quilting, cooking and canning.

Mrs. Bush was preceded in death by her father and her brothers Eugene, Johnny, and Larry McInturff.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by her mother; one brother, Stanley McInturff of Mud Creek; six children, 20 grandchildren, and one great-granddaughter:
Carolyn Bush Stanley and her husband, Milton, of Mud Creek, along with their sons Luke and Levi, their son Milton Jr. and his wife, Shelly, of Murfreesboro, and Milton Jr. and Shelly’s daughter, Evangeline;  Janet Bush Forde, her husband, Robert, of Tullahoma, and their children, Robert Jr., Mary Elizabeth and Katherine Forde;  Jo Anne Bush Malone, her husband, Kenneth, of Murfreesboro, and their children, Sarah, Hannah, Rachel, Nathan, and Elizabeth Malone;
Ralph Bush Jr., his wife, Tanya, of Coffee County, and their children, Alexis, Logan, and Madelynn Bush;
John Bush, his wife, Sunshine, of Coffee County, and their daughters, Savana and Serena;
Melissa Bush Neel, her husband, Gregg, of Hillsboro, and their sons, Samuel, Jacob, Caleb, and Isaac.
Mrs. Bush is also survived by numerous brothers- and sisters-in-law, cousins, nieces, nephews, and two aunts, Inez Fisher Partin of Franklin County, and Clemmie McInturff Carden of Ten Mile.

Manchester Funeral Home is honored to serve the Bush family.

6/25/12 —- Leon Hall

Leon Hall, age 73 of Huntland, passed away Saturday June 23, 2012 at Alive Hospice at St. Thomas in Nashville.

He was born, raised and lived in Huntland all his life. He owned and operated Central Salvage in Huntland and was also an auctioneer. He enjoyed outdoor activities, especially camping.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Elaine Brewer Hall; mother, Bessie Taylor Hall and his father, Charlie Hall; brothers, Ralph Hall and Levoid Hall.

He is survived by his daughter, Becky Hall of Winchester; sons Eddie Hall and Billy Joe Hall, both of Winchester, John (Dallas) Hall and Terry Hall, both of Huntland; sisters, Dorothy (Michael) Philpot of Winchester, Stella (Glen) Limbaugh of Belvidere, Geraldine (Bob) Philpot of Winchester; brothers, Charles (Beth) Hall of Huntland and Rayford Hall of Winchester; grandchildren, Jessica and Amanda Sisk, Madison, LuLu and Tabitha Hall; numerous great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

The funeral service will be conducted from the chapel of Watson-North funeral Home at 2 p.m. Monday June 25, 2012 with Bro. Lester Ashley officiating.

Interment will follow at Pleasant Ridge Cemetery in Huntland with friends and family serving as pallbearers.

Visitation will be Sunday June 24, 2012 from 6-9 p.m. and Monday from 9 a.m. until time of service at Watson-North Funeral Home.
 Watson-North Funeral Home, Cremation Center & Memorial Park in charge of arrangements.

6/26/12 — Robert McFarland

Robert McFarland age 64, of Decherd, passed away June 21, 2012 at his residence.

Funeral service will be conducted Tuesday, June 26, 2012 at 12pm from the chapel of Watson-North Funeral Home.

Visitation will be Tuesday, June 26, 2012 at 11am. 


Watson-North Funeral Home, Cremation Center & Memorial Park in charge of arrangements