12/24/12 —- Kenneth “Buster” Nowlin

Funeral services for Mr. Kenneth “Buster” Nowlin, age 81, of Manchester will be conducted Monday, December 24, 2012 at 1:00 PM at Coffee County Funeral Chapel with Rev. Beth Ezell officiating. 

Interment will follow at New Reddens Cemetery. 

Visitation will be held Sunday from 5:00 PM until 9:00 PM at the funeral home. 

Mr. Nowlin passed away Saturday, December 22, 2012 at his residence.

He was born March 3, 1931 in Bedford County, Tennessee one of ten children  to the late John Lanier Nowlin and Goldie Martin Nowlin. 

Mr. Nowlin was a retired road construction worker.  Throughout his life he also enjoyed farming and fishing.  He married Naomi Daniel on July 30, 1953 and the two began their family.  He is the father of three fantastic children and six wonderful grandchildren and will be dearly missed by all. 

 In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by siblings, John Nowlin, Jr., Sam Nowlin, Ed Nowlin and Frankie Nowlin.

Mr. Nowlin is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Naomi Daniel Nowlin of Manchester; son and daughter-in-law, Kenneth Dewaine Nowlin and wife, Patti; son and daughter-in-law, Horace Lanier Nowlin and wife, Cindy; and daughter and son-in-law, Nancy Naomi Nowlin Johnson and husband, Neal; six grandchildren, Krista Hale and husband, Matt; Kelsey Nowlin; Tyler Nowlin; Cody Nowlin; Haley Johnson and Sara Johnson.  Also surviving are three sisters, Mammie Crosslin; Pauline Holden and husband, Ned; Judy Carter and husband, Lynn; Elizabeth Shelton; and a brother,  Dave Nowlin and wife, Judy and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and loving friends.

The family requests memorial contributions be made to the Minnie Pearl Cancer Foundation, 310 25th Avenue North, Suite 103, Nashville, TN  37203.