Obituaries

Obituaries

Teresa Ann Yates- Nolan

Teresa Ann Yates- Nolan, age 49, of Palmer, Tennessee, passed away
following a long- term illness on Saturday, February 20, 2021.

Born November 4, 1971 in Sewanee, Tennessee, Teresa had devoted most of her
life to her family and step children. She enjoyed being at home, dancing
and listening to country music. She favorite singers were Loretta Lynn and
Ronnie Millsap. Teresa never met a stranger and enjoyed making others
laugh. She will forever be remembered as a loving and caring daughter,
wife, step mother and friend.

Preceding her in death is her husband of twenty years, Danny Wayne Nolan;
maternal grand- parents, Bert and Faye Yates and uncle, Richard Yates.

Survivors include her loving mother and best friend, Margaret Yates; three
step children, Timothy Nolan, Erica Nolan and Deanna Nolan; uncles, David
(Shawnee) Yates, Jimmy Yates and Tommy Yates; aunt, Shirley Harrison; close
friends, Talon Crockett, Michael, Chase and Makhaya Griffin; and special
cousin Connie Yates Warner.

Funeral services will be held at Cumberland Funeral Home- Monteagle on
Friday, February 26, 2021 at 2PM with internment to immediately follow at
Eastern Star Cemetery.

Visitation will be held from 12PM until time of service.

Online memories and condolences can be shared with the family at
www.cumberlandfuneralhome.net.

Arrangements made by Cumberland Funeral Home, 207 Mabee Avenue, Monteagle,
Tennessee.

Margaret Ann Corvin

Margaret Ann Corvin of Tullahoma passed this life on Sunday, February 21,
2021 at her residence at the age of 69. Funeral services are scheduled on
Saturday, February 27 at 2 PM at Daves-Culbertson Funeral Home with burial
to follow at Maplewood Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1 PM
until the service time.

A native of Alto, she was the daughter of the late Clifford Howard and
Rosie Mearse Taylor. She enjoyed watching old western shows on TV and
taking walks.  She loved being with her family and making people laugh.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by husband, Billy
Corvin and son, Peewee Taylor.

Mrs. Corvin is survived by sons, Bobby Corvin of Tullahoma and Billy
Corvin; daughter, Ann Dahmer (fiancé’, DJ Harrell) of Tullahoma; brothers,
Carl and Jerry Tayler, both of Tullahoma; sisters, Annie Lou Painter (JC
Painter Jr) of Tullahoma and Debbie Taylor of Fayetteville; eight
grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

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

Mary Lou Gentry

Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Lou Gentry, age 84 years, of Manchester,
will be conducted at 11 AM on Wednesday, February 24, 2021, in the
Manchester Funeral Home chapel. Burial will follow in the Fredonia
cemetery. Visitation with the family will begin at 9 AM on Wednesday until
time of the service. Mrs. Gentry passed away on Saturday, February 20 at
McArthur Manor in Manchester after an extended illness.

Mrs. Gentry was born on August 3, 1936, to the late Robert and Virginia
Thompson Reece in Ainsworth, Iowa. She was a hairdresser for many years
before she and her family moved to Tennessee. After moving to Tennessee,
she became a member of the Manchester Garden Club, and the MTDA (Middle TN
Decorative Artist Association). Mrs. Gentry loved gardening, painting, and
sewing.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Gentry is preceded in death by her loving
husband, Ralph O. Gentry; brother, Kenny Reece; two sisters, Nancy Harriman
and Pat Roland; son-in-law, David Spencer. She is survived by her children,
Robb Gentry and his wife, Carla, Kathy McCormick and her husband, Randy,
and Jeanne Spencer; grandchildren, Amie, Todd, Katie, Kim, Patti, Tina,
Olivia, and Camie; thirteen great grandchildren; and brother, Thom Reece;
several nieces, nephews, and a host of friends.

Manchester Funeral Home is honored to serve the Gentry family.

www.manchesterfuneralhome.com

Donald “Duck” Roberts

Donald “Duck” Roberts, of Fayetteville, passed this life on Monday, February 22, 2021 at the age of 65. A memorial service will be scheduled at a later time.
Mr. Roberts was the son of the late Leslie and Elizabeth Batey Roberts. He enjoyed outdoor hobbies such as gardening and fishing, but he enjoyed spending time with his family most of all.
In addition to his parents, Duck was preceded in death by son, Nickolas Jay Roberts; brothers, James Leslie Roberts Jr, David Lee Roberts, Howard Roberts, Harold Roberts; sisters, Elsie Elk Thunder, Laura Mae McNeal, Ann Seat.
He is survived his loving wife of 27 years, Stephanie Roberts; sisters, Ruby (Carl) Perry and Mary Sue (Donnie) Kennedy; sons, Jeffrey (Rhonda) Roberts and David (Connie) Roberts; stepson, Travis (Rachel) Locke; stepdaughter, Jennifer (Eugene) Brown; eight grandchildren, Trey Locke, Preston Locke, Conner Locke, Joshua Hobbs, Nichols Roberts, Dalton Roberts, Jeffrey Roberts, Jessica Roberts; four great-grandchildren, Xaine George, Jaydon Roberts, Kanen Roberts, Casen Roberts.
For online guest registry please visit, www.lynchburgfuneralhome.com
LYNCHBURG FUNERAL HOME IS IN CHARGE OF ARRANGEMENTS.

Addison Scott Bond

Addison Scott Bond of Tullahoma passed this life on Saturday, February 20,
2021 at the age of 34. Funeral services are scheduled on Thursday, February
25 at 11 AM at Daves-Culbertson Funeral Home with burial to follow at
Whitworth Cemetery in Christiana. The family will receive friends on
Wednesday, February 24, 2021 from 5 – 8 PM at Daves-Culbertson Funeral Home.

A native of Murfreesboro, he was the son of Keven Bond and Judith Morton
Burklew. Addison was a member of the Life Change Church in Tullahoma and
was a member of the Tullahoma Masonic Lodge. He enjoyed being outdoors,
hunting, fishing, riding 4-wheelers, swimming and boating.  He also was an
avid UT and Tampa Bay football fan and enjoyed traveling and spending time
with his family. Addison was an EMT and had been a Volunteer Fireman. He
enjoyed working in the healthcare field.

In addition to his parents, Keven Bond (Donna) of Summerfield, FL and
Judith Burklew (Tony) of Murfreesboro, he is survived by wife, Meredith
Bond of Tullahoma; daughter, Olivia Grace Bond; grandfather, James Morton
of Murfreesboro; brother, Alex Bond (Gretchen) of Melbourne, FL; sister,
Lea Tatham of Nashville; in-laws, RD and Kay Glasgow of Estill Springs and
brothers-in-law, Ronnie Glasgow of Unionville and Troy Utterback (Tara) of
Tullahoma.

Mr. Bond was preceded in death by grandparents, Leroy and Dorothy Bond and
Sylvia Morton and sister, Amy Tatham.

Willie Frances Shelton

Funeral services for Mrs. Willie Frances Shelton, age 87 of Manchester, will be conducted at 2:00PM on Wednesday, February 24, 2021, at Manchester Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Welker Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 11:00AM until the time of service at the funeral home. Mrs. Shelton passed from this life on Thursday, February 18, 2021, at Manchester Healthcare in Manchester, TN.

Willie was born in Coffee County, TN, on December 31, 1933, the daughter of the late Robert and Bertha Carr. She worked at PCA before her retirement and was a member of New Union Church of Christ. Willie was a hard worker, and she was always fun to be around. She loved to tend to her gardens and watch her cattle. She was a friend to everyone.

In addition to her parents, Willie is also preceded in death by her husbands, J.C. Shores and Kendall Shelton; three brothers; three sisters. She is survived by her son, Jerry (Melinda) Shores; one brother, Millard Carr; two grandsons, Christopher (Meagan) Shores and Matthew (Nicole) Shores; two step-great-grandchildren, Macy and Kylie Brown; several nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews.

Manchester Funeral Home is honored to serve the Shelton family.

Charles Ernest “Ernie” Parsons

Charles Ernest “Ernie” Parsons of Tullahoma passed this life on Sunday,
February 21, 2021 at his residence at the age of 60. Funeral service will
be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at Daves-Culbertson Funeral
Home.  The family will receive friends from 12 – 1 p.m.

He was born in Biloxi, Mississippi to the late John and Jo Ann Parsons.  He
is remembered by his family as a loving dad, wonderful husband,
grandfather, and great grandfather.  Ernie loved his family and never met a
stranger.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded by sister, Patricia McArthur;
grandson, Austin Ferrell.

He is survived by wife, Nancy Parsons; daughters, Shannon Pilkington
(Matthew), Jessica Parsons (Nich Babb), Alexis Ferrell (Bobby); brother,
Richard Parsons (Ida); sister, Rebecca Leslie (Doug); grandchildren,
Brenton Carroll (Ashley), Mary-Lynn Carroll (Kenzie), Jordyn Pilkington,
Scott Pilkington (Joshlynne), Paige Campbell (Bobby), Bayleigh Hargrove,
Airra Parsons, Colton Parsons, Tyler Ferrell (Tayler), Brooklynn Ferrell,
Alyssia Ferrell, Ashton Ferrell; great grandchildren, Austin, Sawyer,
Harper, Baby Hank, Ash, Willow, Charlotte. Host of extra special family and
friends.

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

Thomas Wayne Boyd

Thomas Wayne Boyd of Tullahoma passed this life on Wednesday, February 17,
2021 at his residence at the age of 79. Funeral services are scheduled on
Friday, February 26 at 1 PM at Daves-Culbertson with burial to follow at
Bomar Cemetery. The family will receive friends beginning at 11 AM.

A native of Tullahoma, he was the son of the late Olive Evans.  He was a
truck driver and enjoyed traveling and seeing the country.  He also enjoyed
working on trucks.  Mr. Boyd had a big heart and would help anyone in need.

In addition to his mother, he was preceded by son, Johnny Wayne Boyd;
daughter, Carolyn Faye Boyd; brother, Ray Evans; sisters, Brenda Evans and
Linda Crowell and granddaughter, Amanda Boyd.

He is survived by son, Thomas W. Boyd Jr; grandchildren, Tabitha Vines
(Timmy), Kristina Boyd Reno (TJ) and Jessica Boyd and good friend, Candie
Price.

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

Sarah Hilda Eslick

Sarah Hilda Eslick 

Born February 6, 1929

A native of Moore County, daughter of the late Horace and Lavonia Sullenger Eslick. She was a member of County Line Church of Christ for eighty-one years.

She is preceded in death by her  sisters, Pauline Sanders, Sue Bain, Ann Pierce; Freda Dye; brothers, Jack Eslick, Milton Eslick.

She is survived by sisters Hazel Brazzell of Proctorville Ohio; brother, Harlan Eslick of Lynchburg; a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.

A Graveside Service will be held at Lois Cemetery on Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at 2 PM. The family will welcome friends for a visitation at Lynchburg Funeral Home from 12:30 PM until the time of service.

For online guest registry please visit, www.lynchburgfuneralhome.com

LYNCHBURG FUNERAL HOME IS IN CHARGE OF ARRANGEMENTS.

Delma Louise Gaither

Mrs. Delma Louise Gaither, age 85, of Manchester, TN passed from this life
on Friday, February 19, 2021, at NHC in Tullahoma, TN.

She was born November 13, 1935 in Muncie, Indiana.  Delma graduated from
Royerton High School, Royerton, Indiana, Class of ’53.  Mrs. Gaither began
working in the offices of Beckett Bronze Company.  She married Doyle “Buck”
Gaither, in the home of her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. W. O. Norris, July
15, 1961.  The young couple made their home in Muncie, Indiana until
returning to Tennessee in their retirement years.

Mrs. Gaither was preceded in death by her husband, Doyle “Buck” Gaither;
parents, Herbert Dillion and Cleo Norris Wagner; a brother and sister.  She
is survived by special friends, Dianne Swinford of New Market, AL, Carolyn
Swinford of Hazel Green, AL, Buster and Martha Dicus, Chuck and Martha
Taylor, her Church family at the Red Hill Church of Christ and many other
friends.

Delma was a quiet lady that was always anxious to help others.  She was a
daily Bible reader and had read through the Bible many times.  She was very
talented with crochet and other crafts.  She took art classes and painted
many landscape scenes.  She was a big fan of Indiana sports, both
basketball and football.

She inspired many by her life of patience and endurance.

Funeral services for Mrs. Gaither will be conducted at 10:00 AM on Tuesday,
February 23, 2021, at Manchester Funeral Home.  Burial will follow in
Hopewell Cemetery.  Gathering of friends will be held from 9:00 AM until
the time of services at the funeral home.

Manchester Funeral Home is honored to serve the Gaither family.