Obituaries

Obituaries

Elsie Mae Floyd Teal

Mrs. Elsie Mae Floyd Teal, age 84, of Shelbyville,
TN, passed from this life on Saturday, February 27, 2021, in Tullahoma, TN.

Mrs. Teal was born in Wartrace, TN to her late parents, JT Floyd and Mary
Bell Duncan Floyd. She was a homemaker for all her life, loved to travel
and loved her grandchildren very much. In addition to her parents, she was
preceded in death by her husband, Grady Paul Teal; son, Sidney Teal;
brothers, Roston Floyd, Roy Floyd, and Chester Floyd.

Mrs. Teal is survived by her son, Robert (Penny) Teal; sister-in-law,
Golden Teal; grandchildren, Grady (Jesse) Teal, Brandon Teal, and Karen
Teal; great grandchildren, Aubre Teal and Grayson Teal.

Family will receive friends on Wednesday, March 3, 2021, from 5:00pm until
8:00pm at Central Funeral Home in Manchester, TN. Funeral services will be
conducted on Thursday, March 4, 2021, at 1:00pm in the chapel of Central
Funeral Home with Bro. Larry Hames officiating. Burial will follow in Shady
Grove Cemetery in Morrison, TN.

Central Funeral Home is serving the family, 931-723-7774,
centralfuneralhome.com

Bertha Jane Banks Shelton

Funeral services for Mrs. Bertha Jane Banks Shelton, age 83 of Manchester,
will be conducted at 2 PM on Wednesday, March 3, 2021, at Manchester
Funeral Home, with pastors, Mike Anderson and Danny Anderson, officiating.
Burial will follow in the Hurricane Grove cemetery. Visitation with the
family will be held on Tues, March 2, from 5 – 9 PM at the funeral home.
Mrs. Shelton passed from this life on Sunday, February 28, at her
daughter’s home in Hillsboro after an extended illness.

Mrs. Shelton was born on May 9, 1937, to the late Jimmie Lee and Claty Lee
Arnold Anderson in Manchester. She was a beautician for many years, and she
attended the Hurricane Grove Baptist church. She loved gardening, sewing,
and cross stitching, making many quilts for her family. She was a member of
the women’s club in the Noah community where they made their “potato
necklaces”. Mrs. Shelton was a natural caretaker, caring for her three
husbands before their passing.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Shelton is preceded in death by her first
husband, Joe R. Banks; second husband, General Lee Yates; third husband,
Aaron Shelton; brothers, Grady Elroy Anderson, Dillard (Jean) Anderson,
Jerry (Shirley) Anderson; sister, Reba McGriff; brother-in-law, Randall
Gilley. She is survived by her children, Dennis E. Banks and his wife,
Gail, Donna J Brown and her husband, Charlie, and George E. Banks and his
wife, Tracey; brothers, Don Anderson and his wife, Linda, and Jimmy Lynn
Anderson and his wife, Dianne; sisters, Anna Jean Freeze and her husband,
Doug, and Annell Gilley; 13 grandchildren; 27 great grandchildren, and 6
great-great grandchildren; brother-in-law, Jodie McGriff sister-in-law,
Virginia Anderson; several nieces and nephews, and a host of friends.

Due to the circumstances regarding Covid 19, the Shelton family is
requiring the wearing of masks and social distancing during your time of
visitation with them.

Manchester Funeral Home is honored to serve the Shelton family.

Harriett LaVerne Perkins

A celebration of life for Ms. Harriett LaVerne Perkins, age 54, of
Manchester will be conducted from 1:00 PM until 3:00 PM on Sunday, February
28, 2021, at Coffee County Funeral Chapel.  Ms. Perkins passed from this
life suddenly on Tuesday, February 23, 2021, at her residence in
Manchester, TN.

Harriett was born in Chattanooga, TN on January 19, 1967, the daughter of
James Perkins.  She grew up in Warren County and graduated from Warren
County High School.  She was a God-fearing woman and a member of Lane
Street Church of Christ.  Harriett was a hard worker who loved animals and
had a green thumb.  She could make any house a home, and she was an
excellent cook.  Harriett was a wonderful friend to many, and she was the
best mother in the world.  She was a loving and devoted wife, mother,
grandmother, and sister.

Harriett is preceded in death by one brother, Todd McArthur Perkins.  She
is survived by her loving husband of 16 years and lifelong best friend,
Grady Battles; sons, Ishmael James Lamin and Trevor Lynn McArthur Battles
and wife, Christina; daughters, Shawnda Rosay Danielle Wiley and husband,
Gregory Stephen, Jr. and Victoria Lynnette TreVay Battles; grandchildren,
Aliviyah Wiley, Gregory Wiley III, Elijah Wiley, and Niklaus Wiley; special
furbaby, Isaac Lewis Perkins; father, James Perkins.

Wilma Jean Shelton

Wilma Jean Shelton of Tullahoma passed this life on Friday, February 26,
2021 at the Manchester Health Care Center at the age of 84. Funeral
services are scheduled on Tuesday, March 2, at 2 PM at Daves-Culbertson
Funeral Home with burial to follow at Mt. Garner Cemetery. The family will
receive friends from 11 AM until the service time.

A native of Anderson, TN, she was the daughter of the late Albert Allen and
Sarah Singleton Stele.  She was a member of Maranatha Baptist Church and
always enjoyed attending church and singing gospel songs.  She collected
Cabbage Patch Dolls and would go to yard sales looking for treasures. She
also enjoyed working word search puzzles.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by husbands, Billy
Payne and Don Shelton; sisters, Alma Leo Jordan, Doris June Wells and Peggy
Louise Graham and grandson, William Stephens.

Mrs. Shelton is survived by daughter, Patricia Sanders of Manchester;
brother, Charles Stele (Iris) of Estill Springs; grandson, Chris Stephens
and great grandchildren, Kenny and Shiane Stephens.

Online condolences may be made at *www.davesculbertsonfuneralhome.com
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Daves-Culbertson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Nina Mae Holden

Nina Mae Holden, of Winchester, passed this life on Thursday, February 25th, 2021 at Southern Tennessee Regional Health System at the age of 91. Mrs. Holden was born in Columbus, Ohio to the late William and Idell Ferrell Keplar, Jr. During her life she worked for Genesco, Fuji Film and was also co-owner with her husband of The Diner in Tullahoma. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Holden was preceded in death by her husband, Don G. Holden; one daughter, Gwen Hickerson; step-brother, A.C. Smith; and two step-sisters, Imogene Wiggs and Judy Brown. She is survived by two sons, Scott Holden (Sheila) and Michael Holden (Tammy); four daughters, Pat Kahak (Bob), Penny Awalt (Mike), Jacquelyn Pierce (Rob), and Claudette Hawkins (Patrick); one half-sister, Willazene Kilgore; one half-brother, Wayne Smith (Jewel); grandchildren, Bleu Holden, Bart Holden, Lexie Heath (Mason), Chelsea Chellstrop (Chad), Sean Kahak (Emily), Eli Awalt (Riley), Kristin Pierce (Matt), Katrina Pierce, Kimberly Pierce, Kellina Pierce (Phillip), Tera Carter (Jeremy), Sari Hawkins, Michele Perry, and Ryan Hickerson (Terri); great-grandchildren, Forrest, Chase, Allison, William, Matthew, Jessica, Maggie Jo, Jasper, Fiona, Luca, Gretchen, Zander, Luna, Gwennie, Finnick, Maddie, Tyler, and Ellie; and one son-in-law, James Hickerson. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, March 2nd, 2021 at Kilgore Funeral Home from 12:00-2:00pm with the funeral to follow at 2:00pm with Elder Mike Awalt officiating. Burial will follow at Maplewood Cemetery.Kilgore Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Frosty Dean Smith

A celebration of the life of Frosty Dean Smith, age 62 of Charlotte, TN,
will be held on Saturday, March 6, 2021, from 1 – 3 PM at Manchester
Funeral Home. Frosty passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, February 14, 2021.

Frosty was born on July 22, 1958, to the late Hugh Forrest and Fran Meadows
Smith in Newton, IA. He was a steel worker for Group Steel Erector, and he
enjoyed watching Nascar in his free time.

In addition to his parents, Frosty is preceded in death by one brother,
Billy Jenkins, one sister, Sara Preston, and nephew, David Jenkins. He is
survived by his son, Forrest Smith and his wife, Brooke, and their
children, F.J. and Audrey; brother, Jimmy Jenkins and his wife, Jane, and
sister, Robin Smith (Byran); nieces, nephews, and a host of friends.

Manchester Funeral Home is honored to serve the Smith family

J.D. Ferrell Jr.

J.D. Ferrell, Jr, of Decherd, passed this life on Wednesday, February 24th, 2021 at his home at the age of 64. J.D. was born in Manchester to the late J.D. Ferrell, Sr. and Velma Virginia Harpole-Ferrell. During his life he worked in general labor for Stoneman and was a member of Faith Lutheran Church in Tullahoma. J.D. was an avid fisherman and was also a member of the National Rifle Association. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 29 years, Sally Ruth Ferrell; and six siblings, Linda Crowley, Ricky Ferrell, LeRoy Ferrell, Donnie Ferrell, Joyce Mixon, and Michael Ferrell. J.D. is survived by five children, Joseph Ferrell (Shawna) of Decherd, Ellarena Crittenden (Keith) of Tullahoma, Virginia Meeks (James) of Shelbyville, Colleen Cooper of Shelbyville, and Paul Golden (Megan) of Maysville, North Carolina; 19 grandchildren; and three siblings, Sandi Conn of Fairview, TN, Robert Ferrell (Barbara) and Ronald Ferrell of Shelbyville. Visitation will be held on Sunday, February 28th, 2021 at Kilgore Funeral Home from 12:00-3:00pm with a memorial service to follow at 3:00pm with Rev. Marty Nutter officiating. Kilgore Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Nevaeh Elizabeth Nunley

Miss Nevaeh Elizabeth Nunley, 1, passed away Thursday February 24, 2021 from injuries she received in an automobile accident. She was born in Murfreesboro, Tennessee on December 7, 2019.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Kirstin McDole Nunley and unborn
brother, Maddox Liam who where also in the accident; grandparents, Sam and
Pearl Nunley, Don Bivens.

She is survived by her father, Matthew Dean Nunley; brother, Braxton
Matthew McDole; sister, Aria Nicole McDole; grandparents, Chris and Cathy
Mays, Bryan and Augusta Vandergriff, Chris and Cindy Nunley; great
grandparents, Brenda Bivens, Jamie and Mary McDole.

Funeral services will be 2:00 PM Sunday in the funeral home chapel with
Minister Charlie Shrum officiating with burial to follow in the Burkett’s
Chapel Cemetery. Visitation: 4:00 PM – 9:00 PM Friday and 10:00 AM – 9:00
PM Saturday at Layne Funeral Home, Palmer, Tennessee.
www.laynefuneralhome.com

Kirstin Nicole McDole Nunley

Mrs. Kirstin Nicole McDole Nunley, 21, along with her unborn son, Maddox Liam Nunley, passed away Thursday February 18, 2021 from injuires they received in a automobile accident.  She was born in Kalamazoo, Michigan on May 13, 1999.

Her daughter, Neveah also died Wednesday February 24, 2021 as a result of
the accident.

She is survived by her husband, Matthew Dean Nunley; son, Braxton Matthew
McDole; daughter, Aria Nicole McDole; parents, Chris and Cathy Mays;
grandparents, Jamie and Mary McDole; brothers, Christopher and Kaden Mays;
uncle, Doc McDole.

Funeral services will be 2:00 PM Sunday in the funeral home chapel with
Minister Charlie Shrum officiating with burial to follow in the Burketts
Chapel Cemetery.  Visitation: 4:00 PM – 9:00 PM Friday, 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Saturday at Layne Funeral Home, Palmer, Tennessee. www.laynefuneralhome.com

Joel Howard Gipson

Joel Howard Gipson of Beechgrove passed this life on Tuesday, February 23,
2021 at the age of 48. Graveside Memorial Services are scheduled for
Sunday, March 7, 2021 at 2 PM at Franklin Memorial Gardens in Winchester.

Joel was born in Germany, the son of the late Joe Randall Gipson and Bonnie
Modrall Shelton. He loved being outdoors.  He was an avid fan of Auburn
football, the NY Yankees and the Nashville Predators.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by grandparents,
Howard and Louise Modrall and Carl and Helen Gipson.

Mr. Gipson is survived by daughter, Allison Gipson of Manchester; sister,
Jodi Stewart of Winchester; grandchildren, Riley Rose and Mila Watson and
special aunt, Patsy Davidson of Louisiana.

Online condolences may be made at www.davesculbertsonfuneralhome.com.
Daves-Culbertson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.