3/28/12 — Robert Lee “R.L.” Qualls

Robert Lee “R.L.” Qualls, age 61 of McMinnville, Tennessee and former Manchester resident, passed away on March 25, 2012 at the River Park Hospital in McMinnville.

Mr. Qualls was a U.S. Army Vietnam Veteran and former Batesville Casket Company employee. He will be fondly remembered as one who loved to fish, go to flea markets and tell a good joke.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert L. Qualls and Hester Lee Willford Qualls.

He is survived by his wife, Sheri A. Shupe Qualls of McMinnville, TN; sister, Hazel Lucille Wochna of Manchester, TN; step-children, Stephanie Hicks (Brandon) of Manchester,   Robert J. Arthur (Amanda) of McMinnville  and Andrea Maxin (Alonzo) of McMinnville; three grandchildren, Autumn Wren Hicks, Zajyra Maxin  and Cherish Maxin; niece, Stephanie Acup of Lakewood, CA; great niece, Holly McDonald; great nephew, Wyatt Acup; aunts, Ozel Jones of Beech Grove, TN,    Hazel Willford and Dolly Mae Walden both of Manchester; several cousins; and a host of friends.

Visitation will be on Wednesday, March 28, 2012 from 12:00 (Noon)  until 3:00 p.m.

The Funeral Service will follow the visitation at 3:00 p.m. from the Chapel of Central Funeral Home with Brother Dennis Hampton officiating.

Burial will follow at the Welker Cemetery in the New Union Community.

Arrangements with CENTRAL FUNERAL HOME of Manchester, TN.