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Obituaries

Obituaries

1/22/20 — Kimberly Shawn Hodge

Hodge, Kimberly Shawn, of Manchester, passed this life on Saturday, January 18th, 2020 at her home surrounded by her loved ones at the age of 48. Kimberly was born in Tullahoma to Bobby and Brenda Combs Holder who both survive. During her life she owned and operated several different markets in Manchester and the surrounding areas, the last of which being the Land and Lake Market and Grill in Estill Springs. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Dwayne Holder and Shane Keith Holder. In addition to her parents, Kimberly is survived by two sons, Courtland Hodge and Braston (Faith) Hodge; two grandchildren, Keiston and Mia Hodge; and her boyfriend, Rodney Elkins. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, January 21st, 2020 at Kilgore Funeral Home from 5:00-8:00pm. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020 at 11:00am in the Kilgore Funeral Home Chapel with Kathy Stamey officiating. Burial will follow at Rose Hill Memorial Gardens. For those who wish, in lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to Multi County Cancer Support Newtwork, P.O. Box 1355, Tullahoma, Tennessee 37388 or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, Tennessee 38101-9908;Kilgore Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

1/19/20 — Eulus Sterling Haley

Graveside services for Mr. Eulus Sterling Haley, age 85, of Manchester, will be conducted at 2:00 PM on Sunday, January 19, 2020, at Hurricane Grove Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM on Saturday, January 18, 2020, at Coffee County Funeral Chapel. Mr. Haley passed from this life on Thursday, January 16, 2020, at McArthur Manor in Manchester, TN.

Sterling was born in Manchester to the late Raymond and Evelyn Haley. Before his retirement from TN Apparel, Sterling served 12 years in the United States Army and United States Army National Guard, and he served time at the DMZ Zone in Korea. He was a member of Hurricane Grove Baptist Church where he loved to worship Jesus, was the song leader, and taught Sunday School. Sterling loved to play and listen to Bluegrass music. He once performed for President George W. Bush, Sr., during his time as Vice President, and he was also able to witness President Harry Truman during the dedication of AEDC. Sterling loved to go fishing, but his favorite past time was spending time with his family. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather.

In addition to his parents, Sterling is also preceded in death by his loving wife of 39 years, Lora Haley; two brothers, Bill and Floyd Haley. He is survived by his son, Jeff Haley (Becky); daughter, Susie George (Timmy); and two grandchildren, Amelia George (Cody Liles) and Romy Haley.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks for donations to be made in Sterling’s name to Billy Graham’s Samaritan’s Purse, The Gideon’s, Preborn, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, or any veteran’s organization.

Coffee County Funeral Chapel is honored to serve the Haley family.

You may sign the online guestbook at www.coffeecountyfuneralchapel.com.

1/20/20 — Elizabeth “Sibbie” A. Brewer

Elizabeth “Sibbie” A. Brewer, of Normandy, passed this life on Thursday,
January 16, 2020, at the age of 83. Funeral Services are scheduled for
Monday, January 20, 2020 at 1 PM at Daves-Culbertson Funeral Home with
burial to follow at Bethany Cemetery.  The family will receive friends on
Sunday, January 19, 2020 from 3 PM to 6 PM.

Elizabeth, a native of Normandy, was the daughter of the late Floyd and
Annie Rowlett Jones.  She was a member of the Assembly Church of God in
Tullahoma.  “Sibbie” described herself as a “caregiver” and she enjoyed
visiting the residents of the nursing homes on Sunday afternoons, praying
and reading her Bible.  She loved talking about Jesus with others and was a
faithful “Prayer Warrior”.  As her health failed and she neared her death,
she was very excited to join her “Jesus”.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by brothers, Gary
Wayne, Billy Joe, Lannie Ray and Jerry Dale Jones.

“Sibbie” is survived by brother, Ronnie Layton Jones (Brenda) of Moore
County; sister, Floy Jean Brown (Lawrence) of Shelbyville and several
nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers the family has requested memorial donations be made in
her honor to the Shepherds House of Tullahoma, P O Box 2611, Tullahoma,
Tennessee 37388.

 Please visit our website at www.davesculbertsonfuneralhome.com to leave
online condolences. Daves-Culbertson Funeral Home is in charge of
arrangements.

1/29/20 — Rogelia S Lucas

Rogelia S Lucas, of Tullahoma, passed this life on Monday, January 14, 2020
at NHC of Tullahoma, at the age of 86. Funeral Services are scheduled for
Wednesday, January 29, 2020 at 7 PM at Daves-Culbertson Funeral Home. The
family will receive friends from 6 PM – 7 PM. Burial will be held on
Thursday, January 30 at 12:30 PM Eastern Time at the Chattanooga National
Cemetery.

Rogelia was born in the Phillipines on January 3, 1934.  She and her
husband, David moved to Tullahoma from California after retirement.  She
enjoyed attending the Ballet and attended St. Paul the Apostle Catholic
Church.

In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by six brothers
and sisters.

Rogelia is survived by her husband, David Lucas of Tullahoma; son, Robert
Lucas (Katroni) of Sacremento, CA and two grandchildren.

 Please visit our website at www.davesculbertsonfuneralhome.com to leave
online condolences. Daves-Culbertson Funeral Home is in charge of
arrangements.

1/17/20– Janice Elaine Dixon

Mrs. Janice Elaine Dixon, 78, passed away Tuesday
January 14, 2020 at St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital in Murfreesboro.  She
was born in Manchester, Tennessee on May 18, 1941 to Milburn Elwood Teters
and Mary J. McCullough Teters who preceded her in death.  She was also
preceded by special nephews, Scott Douglas Bryan and Troy Alan Bryan.

She was a member of the Rutledge Falls Baptist Church in Tullahoma and was
retired from the Coffee County Assessor of Property’s office.

She is survived by her husband, James M. Dixon; son, David Pugh,
Murfreesboro; daughters, Kim (David) Taylor, Manchester and Vicki (Kurt)
Holasek, Portsmouth, VA; sister, Linda (Douglas) Bryan, Manchester;
grandchildren, Kara and Keith Holasek, Tyler Pugh, Amanda (Adam) Morgan,
Josh Taylor, Morgan (Justin Lowery) Taylor and Breyer Taylor; great
grandchildren, Emma and Olivia Morgan; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be 1:00 PM Friday in the Central Funeral Home Chapel
with Minister Evan Owens officiating with burial to follow in the Rose Hill
Memorial Gardens.  Visitation: 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM Thursday at Central
Funeral Home, Manchester, Tennessee. www.centralfuneralhome.com

1/14/20– Frances Bethea Travis

Mrs. Frances Bethea Travis, 77 of Manchester passed away at her
home on Thursday, January 9, 2020. Mrs. Travis was a retired HR manager for
Wal-Mart. She was a devout Christian who enjoyed bird watching and loved
being with her family and her Yorkshire Terrier “Happy.”
She was preceded in death by her daughter, Darla Gay Travis Ingrum.  She is
survived by her son Barry Dean Travis of Manchester; 2 grandchildren;
Matthew Travis and Lacy Maxwell of Manchester; Uncle; Jonas Winn Ingrum
(Brenda) and son-in-law; Keith (Kathi) Ingrum.

Visitation will be Monday from 4-7 at Central Funeral Home. A graveside
service will be held Tuesday at 10:00 AM at Fredonia Cemetery. In lieu of
flowers, donations may be made to Church of Christ India Missions P.O Box
1448 Hamilton, Al.35570.

1/15/20– Beatrice “Bea” Wells

Funeral services for Mrs. Beatrice “Bea” Wells, age 72, of Morrison, TN will be conducted at 1:00 PM, on Wednesday, January 15, 2020, at Coffee County Funeral Chapel. Burial will follow in Mt. Zion Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM at the funeral home on Tuesday, January 14, 2020. Mrs. Wells passed from this life on Sunday, January 12, 2020, at St. Thomas – Rutherford in Murfreesboro, TN.

Bea was born in Jacksonville, FL, to the late Harim and Mary Rector. She worked for the state of Tennessee upon her retirement. Bea was a member of Forest Mill Baptist Church, loved singing solos at church on Sunday mornings, and enjoyed singing Christian music. She loved cats, reading, and playing cards. Most importantly though, Bea loved spending time with her family. She was a loving wife, stepmother, and grandmother.

Bea was preceded in death by her parents, Harim and Mary Rector. She is survived by her loving husband of 32 years, Alvin Cloys Wells; three stepsons, Al (Dee), Don (Lynn), and Dexter (Lisa); six grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

1/18/20– Aubrey Doss Jarratt Jr.

Aubrey Doss Jarratt Jr. , of Tullahoma, passed this life on Friday, December 20th, 2019 at his home at the age of 98. Mr. Jarratt was born in Murfreesboro to the late Aubrey Jarratt Sr. and Octavia Ridley Jarratt. He served his country as a Naval Pilot during World War II and went on to be a commercial pilot as well. Mr. Jarratt also worked at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory before moving to Tullahoma in 1957. He then worked as a mechanical engineer for ETF until his retirement and was a member of First Presbyterian Church. In addition to his parents, Mr. Jarratt was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia Jarratt; one son, John Jarratt; one grandson, Jason Jarratt; and one brother, Justin Jarratt. He is survived by his son, Steven Jarratt and his wife Debbie of Tullahoma; one grandson, Joe Jarratt of Knoxville; two granddaughters, Shannon Kirkpatrick and her husband Randy of Jasper, and Holly Wiggs and her husband Daniel of Estill Springs; and three great-grandchildren, Weston Lee Kirkpatrick, Makayla Kirkpatrick, and Scout Wiggs. Visitation for Mr. Jarratt will be held on Saturday, January 18th, 2020 at Kilgore Funeral Home from 12:00-2:00pm, with a memorial service to follow at 2:00pm with Rev. Russ Young and Gary Webb officiating. For those who wish, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, Tennessee 38101-9908. Kilgore Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

1/14/20 — Molly June Hickman Blankenship

 Mrs. Molly June Hickman Blankenship, age 83 of Hillsboro, passed away January 10, 2020, at Bailey Manor in Manchester. She was born on June 20, 1936, in Dayton, TN to the late Clarence and Ruby Hickman. She was a member of the Hillsboro Baptist Church. Her hobbies included gardening and flower planting, collecting salt & pepper shakers and rocks. She loved others and caring for all.
Mrs. Molly is survived by her husband of 63 years, Clarence Blankenship; four daughters, Molly Ann Cooper (Melvin) of Manchester, Debra Kay Poole (Roole) of Hillsboro, Theresa Carol Hosea (Carl) of Manchester, and Alice Jean Marshal (Mike) of Decherd; one son, Clinton Louis Blankenship of Columbia, TN; grandchildren, Marty Cooper (Casey), Penny Evans (David), Jake Vencion, Harry Hosea, Joseph Hosea, Erica Dwyer (John), Lance Poole, Heather Tucker, and Erina Dority; great grandchildren, Brady and Delaney Cooper, Austin(Kandi) and John McKelvey, Paul Evans, Kara Khloe, John Michael, Charlotte Jacy, and Jaden Dority; sister, Patricia Pritchett of Dayton, TN.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Molly is preceded in death by two brothers, Bobby and Paul Hickman, both of Dayton, TN.
Graveside services will be held on Tuesday, January 14, at 2 PM in Rose Hill Memorial Gardens. Visitation with the family will be on Monday from 4-7 PM at Central Funeral Home.

1/14/20 — Miss Christy Carol Parks

Miss Christy Carol Parks, 49, passed away Sunday
January 12, 2020 at her home.  She was born in Manchester, Tennessee on
June 11, 1970 to George Grundy Parks and Edna Virginia Brothers Parks who
preceded her in death.

She attended the Hillsboro United Methodist Church and Currently attended
the Hillsboro Church of Christ.

She is survived by her brother, Ricky Parks and his wife Linda of Hillsboro
and her sister, Vicky and her husband Randy Vaughn of Murfreesboro,
nephews, Joseph Parks, Todd (Shelby) Vaughn and Andy (Lauren) Vaughn;
nieces, Stacie (Jack) Vaughn and Misty (Nathan) Morgan; great nephews,
Zachary Morgan, Xander Vaughn and Will Vaughn; great nieces, Madison
Vaughn, Kyleigh Morgan, Mallory and Emma Vaughn.

Funeral services will be held 12:00 Noon Tuesday at the Rose Hill Memorial
Gardens Mausoleum with Minister Tom Harrison officiating.  Arrangements by:
Central Funeral Home, Manchester, Tennessee.  www.centralfuneralhome.com