John Wayne Fults

Funeral services for Mr. John Wayne Fults, age 67, of Coffee County, will be conducted at 2:00PM on Wednesday, November 25, 2020, at Coffee County Funeral Chapel. Burial will follow in Summitville Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 12:00PM until the time of service at the funeral home. Mr. Fults passed from this life on Saturday, November 21, 2020, at Centennial Medial Center in Nashville, TN.

John was born in Coffee County on April 28, 1953, the son of Porter and Katherine Fults. He was a United States Army veteran. John loved riding motorcycles and playing his guitar, but above all family was the most important thing to him. He was a loving father, son, brother, and grandfather.

John is preceded in death by two sons, John Wayne Fults, Jr. and Jeffery Elliot Fults. He is survived by his parents, Porter and Katherine Fults; life partner, Kathy Parrish; sons, Michael Barry Fults, Nicholas Everett Fults, Noah Patrick Fults, and Jason Parrish; sisters, Kathy Toombs and Deidra Scott; grandchildren, Anistin and Willow Grace.

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

Colin Kelly Bowers

Mr. Colin Kelly Bowers, age 77, of Manchester, TN, passed away on Monday, November 23, 2020, at his residence.

Mr. Bowers was born in Kokomo, IN to his late parents, Harlan Virgil Bowers
and Maude Ann Frazier Bowers. He worked with the Chrysler Corporation for
many years as a tool and die machinist, where he was affectionately known
as “The Instigator”. Mr. Bowers had a wonderful sense of humor and loved
being a jokester. He enjoyed listening to regular and gospel bluegrass
music and was also a fantastic woodworker. Mr. Bowers also loved big
gardens and helping his wife tend to them. In addition to his parents, he
was preceded in death by a grandson, Matthew Ostheimer; sisters, Barbara
Tipton, Thelma Jean Tusing, and Helen Wolfe; and brother, Harlan Bowers, Jr.

Mr. Bowers is survived by his wife Judy Marie Miller Bowers, Manchester,
TN; sons, Troy Bowers, Knoxville, TN, and Bill (Nancy) Fields, Indiana;
daughters, Kelly Bowers, Winchester, TN, Stacey (Jacob) Keedy, Woodbury,
TN, and Gail (Phillip) Perryman, Chapel Hill, TN; brothers, Danny Bowers,
Arkansas, and Ronnie Bowers, Indiana; sister, Frances of Indiana; 18
grandchildren which to some he was like a father; and 4 great grandchildren.

Family will receive friends on Friday, November 27, 2020, from 4:00pm until
7:00pm at Central Funeral Home in Manchester, TN. Funeral services will be
conducted on Saturday, November 28, 2020, at 1:00pm from the chapel of
Central Funeral Home with Bro. Mike Clayborne and Bro. Bill Fields
officiating. Burial will follow in New Hope Baptist Cemetery in Manchester.

Central Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Jane Ann Mennenga

Jane Ann Mennenga passed this life on Friday, November 20, 2020 at the age of 74. Memorial Services will be held at a later date in Iowa.
Mrs. Mennenga was born in Pueblo, Colorado to the late Wallace and Wilma Skov Gehrke. She was married to her husband, Herman, for approximately 46 years before his passing and was fond of the country drives they used to go on together. She also enjoyed spending time with her family, painting, crocheting, and riding horses.
In addition to her parents and beloved husband, Mrs. Mennenga was preceded in death by her brother, James Gehrke.
She is survived by sons, Chris Mennenga (Jennifer) of Colorado and John Mennenga (Jennifer) of Iowa; daughter, Andrea Parrish (Pat) of Flintville; brothers, Wallace Gehrke (Sandy) of Texas, Richard Gehrke of Iowa, and John Gehrke (Jennette) of Iowa; sister, Kathy Lyman (Rick) of Iowa; grandchildren, James Mennenga (Ally) of Oregon, Tasha Walker (Charlie) of Tennessee, Kyle Mennenga of Arkansas, and Mia Mennenga of Iowa; great granddaughter, Harmony Stubblefield.
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Allie Mae Buckner

Graveside services for Ms. Allie Mae Buckner, age 85, of Hillsboro, will be conducted at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, November 24, 2020, at Rose Hill Memorial Gardens.  Ms. Buckner passed from this life on Friday, November 20, 2020, at McArthur Manor in Manchester, TN.

Allie was born in Grundy County, TN on November 18, 1935, the daughter of the late Hubert and Hazel Hawk.  She was a member of Prairie Planes Church of Christ.  Allie worked over ten years at General Electric, retired in 2000 from Wagner, and worked over fifteen years for Central Funeral Home.  She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and sister.

In addition to her parents, Allie is also preceded in death by her loving husband, Finis Buckner; one son, Randy Buckner; brother, Denzil Hawk; two sisters, Sara Smith and Marie Barrett.  She is survived by one son, Franklin Buckner (Tara); two grandchildren, Samantha Buckner and Kaitlyn Stout; nieces, Judy Smart, Kathy Monreal, Lindy Lorenzo, Teresa Heavilin, Diane Cronk, and Joann Hawk.

Manchester Funeral Home is honored to serve the Buckner family.

James Ruble “Jimmy” Boatman III

Boatman III, James Ruble “Jimmy”, of Estill Springs, passed this life on Friday, November 20th, 2020 at Southern Tennessee Regional Health System in Winchester at the age of 57. Jimmy was born in Manchester to the late James Ruble Boatman Jr. and Jane Bentley Boatman. He was a graduate of Tullahoma High School and was a member of the 1979 football team, the first in the programs history to advance to the state semi-finals. Jimmy went on to serve his country proudly in the United States Army and then worked in Industrial Maintenance at UTC. He was a member of Grundy Street Church of Christ, and was a Union VP for the United Steel Workers 6817. When his children were younger, Jimmy coached both softball and basketball for their various teams and also helped coach his grandchildren’s t-ball teams. He also loved camping, fishing and University of Tennessee Football.  In addition to his parents, Jimmy was preceded in death by one nephew, Alan Bisby. He is survived by his wife, Tracy Flatt Boatman; one son, Michael Boatman and his wife Kayla; one daughter, Emmaleigh Boatman; stepdaughter, Julia Pierce and her husband TJ; and two step-sons, James and Jeremiah Jones; three grandchildren, Paisley, Liam, and Lincoln; his father-in-law, Ben Flatt and his wife, Debbie; one sister, Diane Bisby; one brother, Lee Edwin Boatman and his wife Lisa; and several nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held on Sunday, November 22nd, 2020 at Kilgore Funeral Home from 12:00-2:00pm with the funeral to immediately follow at 2:00pm with Bro. Gary Johnson officiating. Burial will follow at Maplewood Cemetery. For those who wish, in lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to Alezheimer’s Tennessee, P.O. Box 1373, Tullahoma, Tennessee 37388. Kilgore Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Kathy D. Marr

Kathy D. Marr of Fayetteville passed this life on Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at the age of 64.  Service times are pending. Funeral Services for Mrs. Marr will be conducted Monday afternoon at 2:00PM in the chapel of Lynchburg Funeral Home with Brother Jimmie Marr officiating. The Marr family will receive friends at Lynchburg Funeral Home from 12:00PM until time for the service.

Mrs. Marr, a native of Lincoln County was the daughter of the late Charles and Geneva Mannley. She loved spending time with her grandkids and enjoyed crafting and flower gardening.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Marr was preceded in death by son, Jody Jay Marr.

She is survived by her loving husband of 35 years, Jerry Marr of Fayetteville; son, Jerry Marr Jr (Joeann Kidd) of Madison, TN; daughters, Marcie Crane of Ashland City, TN, Christy Cotten of Nashville, TN, Tina Pruitt (John) of Fayetteville; brothers, Ricky Poarch (Linda) of Utah, Tony Poarch of Fayetteville; sisters, Cindy Poarch of Sweetwater, AL, Teresa Poarch of Mississippi; sixteen grandchildren and one great grandchild.

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Billie Ann Welch

Billie Ann Welch of Manchester passed this life on Thursday, November 19,
2020 at her residence at the age of 64.  Visitation with the family will be
Sunday, November 29, 2020 from 5-8 PM at Daves-Culbertson Funeral Home.

A native of Phoenix, Arizona, Mrs. Welch was a Lieutenant with the Coffee
County Sheriff’s Department. She enjoyed playing golf and collecting
Dolphins.  She was an avid Atlanta Braves fan and enjoyed watching Baseball.
She loved her pets, Buddy the dog and Holly the cat.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Virginia Clements and brother,
Michael Meggs.

Mrs. Welch is survived by sons, Eddie Welch and fiancé’, Nikki Robinson of
Manchester and Anthony Welch of Manchester; sister, Jean Martinez of
Manchester; grandchildren, Blake Fotheringham of Sparta, Mercedes Welch of
Lenoir City and Dalton Welch of Manchester and three great grandchildren.

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Glenn Lee Hughes

Obituary for Glenn Lee Hughes, Auburntown, Tennessee

Glenn Lee Hughes was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend. He left this world suddenly on Nov. 19, 2020, at age 68.

He was born to Douglas and Therese Hughes on Feb. 26, 1952, in Miami, Florida. In his younger years, Glenn was a bull rider in Florida. He followed his parents to Tennessee, where he met his wife of 44 years, Colleen. Together they had two daughters: Jodie Boaz and Lindsay Bertling.

In his lifetime, Glenn wore many hats. He was a cowboy, construction worker, truck driver and farmer. He was a simple man who enjoyed the simple things in life. He was kind, honest and loyal. 

He was his wife’s and daughters’ hero. He was quick to lend a helping hand – a good neighbor who never met a stranger. His kindness and mischievious ways always left others with a smile. His family was his whole world.

He loved to spend time with his three grandchildren who adored him and called him “Poppy.” They loved nothing more than catching a tractor ride with Poppy or going with him to feed the cows. Glenn loved having his family around him, whether it was at the beach on the coast of South Carolina, in the Smoky Mountains or at his farm in Auburntown.

He is survived by his wife Colleen Hughes; his two daughters, Jodie (Troy) Boaz and Lindsay (Brad) Bertling. Also his grandchildren Austyn and Walker Bertling and Jake Boaz, as well as his brother Ken Hughes and sister Laurie Hughes. He was preceded in death by his parents and his sister Mindy Hughes.

A celebration of his life will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 28, in the Arnett Education Building at the Wilson County Fairgrounds, 945 E. Baddour Pwky, Lebanon, TN 37087, with David Dunn officiating. 

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in his honor by check to the Tennessee High School Rodeo Association (TNHSRA), 117 Pond Circle Road, Dickson, TN 37055.

James Shelton Warren

James Shelton Warren of Fayetteville passed this life on Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at the age of 91. Visitation will be held at Lynchburg Funeral Home on Saturday, November 21, 2020 from 11am to 12pm. A Graveside Service will follow at 2pm at Bevills Chapel Cemetery in Hazel Green, AL with Brother Sonny Moore officiating.
Mr. Warren, a native of Lincoln County, was the son of the late JJ and Ella Marr Warren. He loved the Lord and was strong in his faith. He served in the ministry for 56 years as pastor of First Church of God in Shelbyville. Mr. Warren always stayed busy, whether it was in the church, doing yardwork, or spending time with his family.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Warren was preceded in death by his loving wife of 71 years, Lois Warren; daughters, Debbie Henderson and Kathy Jones; grandson, Shane Jones.
He is survived by his son, James Doraynn Warren; grandchildren, Stephanie Posey, Bryan Jones, Matthew Warren, Adam Warren, Zach Warren, Tiffany Crowe, and 14 great grandchildren.
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Betty Lynn McGowan

Betty Lynn McGowan of Manchester passed this life on Wednesday, November
18, 2020 at Centennial Medical Center in Nashville at the age of 63.
Funeral Services are scheduled for Saturday, November 21, 2020 at 12 noon
at Daves-Culbertson Funeral Home with burial to follow at Mt. Garner
Cemetery.  The family will receive friends beginning at 11 AM.

A native of Tullahoma, she was the daughter of the late Bobby Wayne Hale
and Shirley Ann Noblitt Hale of Estill Springs. She was a member of Main
Street Church of Christ in Manchester and enjoyed crafting, gardening and
reading.  She loved going to the beach and hunting for shells and visiting
lighthouses.  Her favorite times were spent with her grandchildren.  She
loved the Holiday’s and always enjoyed decorating for Christmas.

In addition to her mother, Mrs. McGowan is survived by husband, Stephen
McGowan of Manchester; daughters, Lorie LeeAnn Grimes of Manchester and
Andrea Lynn Jernigan (Jeremy) of Murfreesboro; brothers, Allen Hale of
Garden City, SC and Chris Hale (Dana) of Estill Springs; sisters, Pam
Lawson (Mike) of Manchester and Karen Church (Rick) of Estill Springs and
grandchildren, Hannah Grace and Lindsey Brooke Grimes and Kylie Lynn, Katie
Elizabeth and Isabel Marie Jernigan.

Due to the current Covid-19 situation, the family has requested that
everyone planning to attend please wear a mask.

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