Category: Obituaries

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5/6/12 — JoAnne Woodard Burton

 

JoAnne Woodard Burton, age 63, of Lynchburg passed away Friday May 4, 2012 at her residence with cancer.

A native of Shelbyville she was a daughter of the late Johnny Riley Woodard and Doris Atkinson who survives.

She was a cashier at K Mart in Tullahoma and a member of the Lynchburg First Baptist Church.

 

She is survived by her husband, Smiley Burton of Lynchburg; sons, Tony Bina of Lynchburg and Boyd Bina and his Wife Patty of Manchester; step-children, Tabby Thrasher and her husband Daryl of Columbia, Tn and Mike Burton and his wife Shelley, also of Columbia, Tn; mother, Doris Atkinson of Lynchburg,sister; Sherry Bateman and her husband Billy Wayne of Chapel Hill, Tn, brothers; Jerry Woodard and his wife Delorise, Kenneth Woodard and Mark Woodard, all of Estill Springs, Tn; grandchildren, Courtney Benefield and her husband Caleb, Chase Thrasher, Hayden Burton, Chaffin Thrasher, Shane Hay and Taylor Burton and several nieces and nephews.

 

Visitation will be held on Saturday May 5, 2012 from 4-9 P.M. at the Lynchburg Funeral Home.

Services will be held at 1:00 P.M. on Sunday May 6, 2012 from the Lynchburg Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Carl Tucker officiating.

Private burial for family only will be at the Booneville cemetery.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the American cancer Society or to Hospice Compassus of Tullahoma.

Lynchburg Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

5/7/12 — Clarence Love (Corky) Young

Clarence Love (Corky) Young, age 73 of Decherd, passed away on May 5, 2012, at his residence.

He was born on October 27, 1938.

Mr. Young was preceded in death by his parents Ike and Ida Mae Young; a son Landis Young; Brothers Columbus Young and James Young; and Sisters Mary Frances Gangler; Margaret Keeble; Patricia McConnel; Lois Jean Young; and Brenda Wallace.

Surviving are his wife of fifty years Virginia (Ginger) Young; daughters Sabra (Tim) Hastings, Estill Springs and Tonya Allison, Belvidere; Grandchildren Holli (Jeremy) Knox; Nicholas (Brandy) Hastings, Hillsboro; Miranda Allison, and Harleigh Allison and 6 great grandchildren. Also surviving are a sister, Shirley Granberry, Tullahoma; a brother, Charles Young, Texas and several nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held from 5:00-8:00 p.m. Sunday, May 6, 2012 at Moore-Cortner Funeral Home Chapel and 9:00-11:00 a.m. Monday, May 7, at Victory Baptist Church in Tullahoma.

Services will immediately follow with Reverend Jack Lambert officiating.

Interment will be at Bethlehem Cemetery in Hillsboro.

Moore-Cortner Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

5/6/12 — Johnnie Fay Scott

Johnnie Fay Scott, age 78 of Winchester, passed away on Thursday, May 3, 2012, at Golden Living Center Mountainview in Winchester.

She was born September 4, 1933.

Mrs. Scott was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Verne Scott.

Surviving are sons, Ronald Scott of Brooklyn, NY, Glen Scott of Crete, IL, Paul Scott of Beecher, IL and Gregory Scott of Murfreesboro, TN, brothers, Lee R. Williams of Chattanooga, TN, Doug Williams of El Paso, TX and Roger Williams of El Paso, TX, sister, Bonnie Choate of Knoxville, TN, seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

A graveside service will be at 3:00 PM on Sunday, May 6, 2012 at Franklin Memorial Gardens, Winchester, TN.

The family will receive friends from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM on Sunday, May 6, 2012, at Moore-Cortner Funeral Home, 300 First Ave. NW, Winchester.

Moore-Cortner Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

5/3/12 — Daufus Williams

Daufus Williams, age 82 of Winchester, Tennessee passed away on Thursday, May 3, 2012, at Southern TN Medical Center in Winchester.

 He was born November 28, 1929 in Pelham, Tennessee; the son of the late Alfonzo Doc and Lucy (Rutledge) Williams.

Mr. Williams operated Williams Tire Service.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Minnie Williams, brother, Junior Williams, and sons, Gary Alfonzo Williams and Johnny Marvin Williams.

Surviving are son, Larry Scott of Decherd, TN, daughter, Mary F. Hayworth of Winchester, TN, sister, Ruby Williams Smith of Nashville, TN, grandchildren, Monica Harris of New York, Eric Hayworth of Belvidere, TN, Larissia Thompson of Huntsville, AL, and Shirron Price of Decherd, TN, as well as six great-grandchildren.

Arrangements by Moore-Cortner Funeral Home, 300 First Ave. NW, Winchester.

5/8/12 — Russell Lewis Painter Jr

Mr. Russell Lewis Painter Jr., age 64, of Tullahoma, passed away Friday at Harton Regional Medical Center.

He is a native of Marshall, Michigan and the son of the late Russell and Geraldine Amsler Painter Sr. In addition to his parents he is also preceded in death by his wife, Teresa Painter.

Mr. Painter was a mechanic with The Car Store in Tullahoma.

He is survived by 2 sons, Timothy Painter of Tullahoma and Russell Painter of Springfield, MO, a daughter, Dora Painter of Tullahoma, 2 brothers, Jerry Lawson of Battle Creek, MI, William Krem of San Antonio, TX, 2 sisters, Shirley Benton of Battle Creek, MI and Brenda Hamawi of Battle Creek, MI.

Visitation with the family will be Tuesday, from 9:00AM until 11:00AM at the Tullahoma Funeral Home.

Memorial Services will be conducted Tuesday at 11:00AM in the Tullahoma Funeral Home Chapel.

Tullahoma Funeral Home in charge of arrangements

5/8/12 — Ernest “Fuzzy” Tobitt

Mr. Ernest “Fuzzy” Tobitt, age 68, of Normandy, passed away Saturday at his residence.

He is a native of Coffee Co., TN and is the son of the late Lewis and Frances Ferrell Teal Sr. In addition to his parents he is also preceded in death by a brother, Robert Tobitt.

Mr. Tobitt was owner/operator of Tobitt Concrete and attended Roberts Chapel Baptist Church.

He is survived by his loving wife, Carolyn Tobitt of Normandy, brothers, Lewis Teal Jr. of Tullahoma, Louie B. Tobitt of Normandy, sisters, Carol Taylor of Tullahoma, Connie Ployer of Clarksville, several nieces and nephews and several brother in laws and sisters in laws.

Visitation with the family will be Monday, from 5:00PM until 9:00PM at the Tullahoma Funeral Home.

Services will be conducted Tuesday at 2:00PM in the Tullahoma Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Jason Sells officiating.

Burial will follow in the Bethany Cemetery.

Tullahoma Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

5/7/12 — Ethel Crownover

Ethel Crownover age 89 of Winchester, passed away May 4, 2012 at Golden Living Center.

She was a long life resident of Franklin County and was an avid member of Church of Christ of Oak Grove for many years. Ms. Crownover enjoyed reading until her eyesight began to fail.

She will be remembered by her family as a loving wife, mother and grandmother.

Ms. Crownover is preceded in death by her parents; Ike and Effie Hoosier; husband, Ben Crownover; son, Ben Crownover Jr.; granddaughter, Jessica Crownover; sisters, Dot Crownover and Jean Sherman.

She is survived by her daughter, June (Jim) Campbell of Decherd; son, Garry (Theresa) Crownover of Estill Springs; grandchildren, Chris (Amanda) Campbell of Smyrna and Tory Westmoreland of Roswell, GA; 3 great grandchildren.

Graveside service will be Monday, May 7, 2012 at 10am at Mt. Garner Cemetery.

Watson-North Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

5/7/12 — James Monroe “Jimmy” Bartlett

Funeral services for Mr. James Monroe “Jimmy” Bartlett, age 78 of Manchester will be conducted at 2pm, Monday, May 7 at the Manchester Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Charles Williams officiating.

Burial will follow in the Prairie Plains Cemetery.

Visitation with the Bartlett family will be from 4pm until 8pm, Sunday at Manchester Funeral Home.

Mr. Bartlett passed away Friday, May 4 at his home surrounded by his loving family.

Jimmy was born in Hillsboro, Tennessee the son of the late James Leonard Bartlett and Rosa Marcrom Bartlett.

In earlier years Mr. Bartlett was the Massey-Ferguson Tractor Dealer (A&G Equipment) and also the Case (Bartlett Farm Service) dealer in this area.  Jimmy also transported milk from dairy farms and later operated Bartlett Excavation in Coffee County.  Jimmy attended the Church of Christ and was a US Navy veteran of the Korean War.

In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by an infant daughter, Rebecca Irene Bartlett, an infant son, Aaron Wayne Bartlett and by a brother in law, Rondol Oakley. 

Jimmy is survived by:  His loving wife of 53 years-Mrs. Irene D. Bartlett of Manchester
One Son- Benton (Donna) Bartlett of Manchester
Two Daughters- Brenda Sue (Terry) Cunningham of Kingsport, Tn
Mary Ann (Clarence) Rainey of Atlanta, Ga.
Five grandchildren- Rebecca Bartlett, Bryan Bartlett, Rachel Cunningham, Katherine “Katie” Cunningham and James Cunningham. One sister-Mary Oakley.

Manchester Funeral Home is honored to serve the Bartlett family.

5/6/12 — Bettie Jane Bush

Funeral services for Mrs. Bettie Jane Bush, age 102 of Manchester will be conducted Sunday, May 6, 2012 at 3:00 PM at Coffee County Funeral Chapel with Brother Charles Williams officiating.

Burial will follow at Rose Hill Memorial Gardens.

Visitation will be Saturday, May 5, 2012 from 6:00-9:00 PM at the funeral home.

Mrs. Bush passed away Thursday, May 3, 2012 at Bailey Manor in Manchester.

She was born February 4, 1910 in Coffee County, TN one of thirteen children born to the late John W. Brown and Emma McCullough Brown.

Mrs. Bush enjoyed working puzzles, quilting and loved playing scrabble. She was a devoted homemaker and a member of New Union Church of Christ.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Perry A. Bush who passed away in 1999, a grand-daughter, Deborah Thomas, a son-in-law, D.C. Frazier, a grandson-in-law, Larry Branch, a great great-grandson, Lynn Brown and four brothers and seven sisters.

Survivors include three daughters, Jean Frazier of Tullahoma, TN; Jo Thomas and husband, Ken of Manchester and Dorothy Ellis and husband, Tim of Guthrie, OK; seven grandchildren, Brenda Branch; Steve Frazier and wife, Cindy; Kim Aaron and husband, Doug; Pam Clayton and husband, Chip; Jim Thomas and wife, Angie; Robin Wright and husband, Sean and Wendy Jones and husband, Charley; thirteen great-grandchildren, Todd Branch; Shannon “Larry” Branch; Luke Aaron; Ben Aaron; Matt Kegley; Kyle Kegley; Ashley Thomas; Wesley Thomas; Joseph Wright; Jessica Wright; Cody Jones; Kylie Jones and Dylan Jones; five great-great grandchildren, Tyler and Gracie Branch; Noah Branch; Connor and Cade Kegley; one sister, Zelma Fults of Shelbyville, TN; sister-in-law, Martha Jo Brown; and a brother-in-law, Waymon Baltimore; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and loving friends.

The family has requested memorial contributions be made to Potter Children’s Home, 2350 Nashville Road, Bowling Green, KY 42101 or donate by website, www.potterministries.org

Coffee County Funeral Chapel in charge of arrangements.

5/6/12 — George Murl Mohr

Funeral services for Mr. George Murl Mohr, age 93, of Manchester, will be conducted at 11:00 AM on Sunday, May 6, 2012 at Grace Baptist Church with Rev. Frank Bell officiating. 

Burial will follow at Bethany Cemetery. 

Visitation with the family will be from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM on Saturday at the church. 

Mr. Mohr was a member of Grace Baptist Church. 

He passed away at his residence on Friday morning.

Mr. Mohr was born in Toledo, OH, the son of the late George A. and Vesta Lehnert Mohr, both of Toledo. 

He was a Computer Systems Analyst for Unisys.  Mr. Mohr knew George Bennard, who was the author of the song, “The Old Rugged Cross”. Mr. Mohr chauffeured Bennard around Toledo in the late 1930s, when there for special engagements.  

 In addition to his parents, Mr. Mohr was also preceded in death by his wives, Eileen Mohr and Alene Mullins and one brother, Glenn Thomas Mohr. 

He is survived by one daughter, Rebecca Ruth Mohr of Manchester.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made to Coffee County Humane Society, P.O. Box 252, Manchester, TN  37349.

Manchester Funeral Home is honored to serve the Mohr family.