William M. Becker

William M. Becker of Taft passed this life on Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at the age of 70. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, August 1, 2020 at 10:00AM at Lynchburg Funeral Home, with Brother Mark Dempsey and Jeff Swinford officiating. Burial will follow at Blanche Cemetery in Taft. Visitation will be held Friday, July 31, from 5:00-7:00PM at Lynchburg Funeral Home.
Mr. Becker was the son of the late Michael Becker and Margaret Cobble Becker. He was a proud veteran of the United States Air Force and loved to travel. He enjoyed watching Alabama football and could be heard shouting, “Roll Tide!”
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by sister, Barbara Pauley.
He is survived by his wife, Beckie Becker; sons, Michael Allen (Heather) Becker, and Roger Cline; daughter, Alice (Scott) Swinford; brothers, Eddie (Shirley) Becker, Tommy (Sharon) Becker; sisters Wanda Grassman and Debbie (Jeff) Marshall; several grandchildren and great grandchildren.
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Dennis Robert Weaver

Mr. Dennis Robert Weaver, age 58 of Manchester, passed away on July 24,
2020, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville. A celebration
of life will be held at a later date.

Dennis was born on January 4, 1962, to the late Clearance and Betty Ruth
Chilton Weaver in Tullahoma, TN. He was a 1980’s Coffee County High School
graduate and he played football for the Red Raiders He was a system
Engineer for NAS, LLC, which is affiliated with AEDC. Dennis was a member
of the Jehovah’s Witness congregation in Manchester, the sports director
for WMSR, the sports broadcaster for all the Coffee County Sports games, a
softball coach for 18 years, and a true Vols fan with a large collection of
VHS tapes of past games. Dennis loved all kind of sports, gardening, and
woodworking. He even built his own log cabin.

Dennis is survived by his loving wife of 14 years, Christine Weaver,
stepson, Michael Boley of Nashville, stepdaughter, Jessica Willey and her
husband, Ryan, and their son, Brooks, of Atascadero, CA, one brother, Terry
Weaver and Jimmie Loe, nephew Donavan Weaver and his wife, Anna, niece,
Amanda Miller and her husband, Joe, one great nephew and two great nieces,
and best friends, Coach Jeff Breeden and Rob Clutter.

Manchester Funeral Home is honored to serve the Weaver family.

Tracey Christine Noe

Tracey Christine Noe, age 46 of Manchester, passed away at her home on
Monday, July 27, 2020, after an extended illness. Funeral services will be
conducted on Thursday, July 30, 2020, at 2 PM in the Manchester Funeral
Home chapel, with Mike Morris, Jason Parker, and Alice Hodge officiating.
Burial will follow in the Hillsboro United Methodist Church cemetery.
Visitation with the family will be held on Wednesday, July 29, from 5 – 8
PM at the funeral home.

Tracey was born on January 14, 1974, to Edgar Parker and Shirley Harwell
in McMinnville, TN. She was a member of the Rutledge Falls Baptist Church
and loved spending time with her family and friends, especially Mandy Smith
and Sherrie Slade, whom she loved dearly. Some of her hobbies included
searching for arrowheads and chasing storms.

Along with her parents, Tracey is survived by her husband of 24 years,
Adrian David Noe, their two sons, Ethan Adrian and Nathan Elijah, and one
brother, Christopher Eddie Parker, and a host of friends.

Due to the Covid-19, the family has requested that anyone attending,
please maintain social distancing and wear a mask if possible.

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations be made to the Multi-County Cancer Network

501 W. Broad St.
P.O. Box 633
Winchester, TN 37324

Manchester Funeral Home is honored to serve the Noe family.

Beverly A. Dollard

Beverly A. Dollard of Tullahoma passed this life on Sunday, July 26, 2020
at her residence at the age of 87years. Memorial Services are scheduled for
Tuesday, August 4, 2020 at 2 PM at Daves-Culbertson Funeral Home.  The
family will receive friends and relatives from 1 – 2 PM.

Beverly, a native of Minnesota, was the daughter of the late Chester and
Evelyn Thompson Plageman.  She enjoyed fishing, camping and gardening.  She
loved sitting on her porch and watching the squirrels and birds in her
yard.  When she was younger, she enjoyed sewing and doing cross stitch but
lately she has enjoyed coloring.

In addition to parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Russell
Everett Dollard; son, Bruce Neevel; brother, Thomas Plageman and sister,
Virginia Clark.

She is survived by son, Dean Neevel; daughters, Sandra Estes, Debbie Mace
(Mark), Robin Ford (Brent), JoJo Davis (Terry( and Kelly Davis; brothers,
Donald Plageman (Barbara) and Robert Plageman; thirteen grandchildren,
sixteen great grandchildren and one great great grandchild.

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested memorial donations be made to
the Tullahoma Animal Shelter.

Due to COVID-19 the family has requested that anyone attending please
maintain social distancing and wear masks if possible.

Ricky Dale Watson Jr.

Ricky Dale Watson Jr of Tullahoma passed this life on Saturday, July 25,
2020 at his residence at the age of 36 years. Memorial Services will be
scheduled at a later time.

Ricky was born in Sewanee, TN on April 20, 1984. He enjoyed being with his
friends and family, riding four wheelers and tinkering with small engines.

He is survived by his father, Ricky Dale Watson Sr and his wife, Lucinda of
Manchester; Mother, Donna Lynn Bradford Watson of Tullahoma; brothers,
Matthew and Billy Medley, both of Manchester and Mitchell Medley and his
wife, Tabitha of Summertown; and sisters, Cecilia Medley of Tullahoma,
Patricia Medley of Pelham and Delynn Watson and her fiancé’, Josh Lepage of

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested memorial donations be made in
his honor to Daves-Culbertson Funeral Home.

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Leslie Dawn Brown

Manchester, Tennessee – On Saturday July 25, 2020 Leslie Dawn Brown passed
away.  Leslie was born September 3, 1975 in Manchester, Tennessee.  She was
the daughter of Sherri Wilhelm Cooper Hollis and the late Jimmy Keith
Cooper.  She is the granddaughter of the late James Price Wilhelm and Nova
Leona Wilhelm, and the late James Roger Cooper and Faye Armstrong Shaw.

She is survived by her loving daughter, Lauren Ashleigh Brown Gosnell
(husband Justin Gosnell), mother, Sherri Wilhelm Hollis (husband William M.
Hollis), her uncle James Robert Wilhelm (aunt Betty Bryan Wilhelm) all of
Manchester, Tennessee.  Lots of cousins and family who loved her dearly!

Leslie had a huge love for animals, which she shared with her daughter
Lauren.  She worked at Pawfessional Grooming, Lauren’s shop, where they
shared that love on a daily basis. She enjoyed playing softball and later
enjoyed watching her daughter play softball and basketball. Her love and
huge heart were extended to home and her 2 small dogs, PeeWee and Gammy!
Leslie was a beautiful soul taken from us far to early!

Rest in Peace our Angel! We Love You Always!!

Graveside funeral services will be held 10:00 AM Friday at the Rose Hill
Memorial Gardens with Minister Mark Barron officiating.  Visitation: 5:00
PM – 8:00 PM Thursday at Central Funeral Home, Manchester, Tennessee.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Redemption Underdog Freedom

Jessie Sue Rowland Rutledge

Jessie Sue Rowland Rutledge, of Tullahoma, passed this life on Sunday, July 26th, 2020 at her home at the age of 54. She was born in Manchester to the late Mr. & Mrs. Billy Rowland. Jessie loved the ocean and being at the beach. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one sister. Jessie is survived by her husband, Joe Rutledge; daughter, Ashley Reid and her children, Isabella Eldridge and Liam Reid; son, Cameron Hevener; son, Joseph Rutledge and his children, Valerie Carlie and Cassie Rutledge; daughter, Melissa Keen and her children, Samantha Keen, Evan Miller, and Raylen Ray; daughter, Laquitta Qualls and her children, Kannon Baker, Maliah Qualls, and Makayla Qualls; daughter, Latisha Sharp and her children, Joseph Sharp and Gracie Crook; son, Joe Rutledge Jr.; and one sister, Vickie Brown and her children, Brittney and Colton Brown. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, July 29th, 2020 at Kilgore Funeral Home from 3:00-5:00pm with a memorial service to immediately follow at 5:00pm. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to Kilgore Funeral Home to help cover funeral costs.
Kilgore Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Jacquelyn Noschese

Ms. Jacquelyn Noschese, age 77, of Manchester, passed from this life surrounded by her loving family on Friday, July 24, 2020, at her residence.  Jacquelyn was born on April 25, 1943, the daughter of the late Leroy and Margaretha Hartman.  She worked for First Vision Bank before her retirement.  Jacquelyn loved to knit, take care of her plants, and her dogs.  She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother.

In addition to her parents, Jacquelyn is also preceded in death by her loving husband, Emil Noschese.  She is survived by her daughter, Karen Gold (Phillip); two sisters, Marlene Hartman and Margaret Peterson; two grandchildren, Brandy Gold and Hunter Gold.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks for donations to be made in Jacquelyn’s name to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or to your local animal shelter.

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

John “Michael” Arnold

John “Michael” Arnold of Kelso passed this life on Thursday, July 23, 2020 at the age of 73. Memorial services will be held on Thursday, July 30, 2020 at 6:00PM at Donaldson Grove Baptist Church in Elora. Brother Bob Hill will be officiating.
Mr. Arnold was the son of the late John and Jeanne Arnold. He enjoyed spending his time fishing and riding his motorcycle.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Arnold; sister, Suki (David) Baugh; nieces, Jennifer (Jeff) White and Julie (Joe) McCullaugh; great nieces, Miles, Molly, and Grafton.
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Chestine Parrish Oliver

Columbia native Chestine Parrish Oliver, 75, passed on from this life at 12:55am on July 18, 2020 at her home in Hillsboro, TN just outside Manchester.

Chestine was born June 2, 1945 in Maury County, TN, to the late Chesley and Carrie Parrish.

She will be greatly missed by all those who love her. Anyone you ask about her would say she had such a sweet and caring spirit, and a laugh you could recognize anywhere. She devoted several years after her retirement in order to care for her ailing parents. That example is one of the things that made her so special. She so loved her family, especially her grandkids and great grandkids, whom she talked about any chance she had. She was a faithful member of the Hillsboro church of Christ in Hillsboro, TN. She enjoyed reading, going to the beach to see the sunrise, and spending time with her family. 

Chestine was a 1963 graduate of Central High School in Columbia, worked at Farm Credit for 24 years before retiring from Comdata Corp. Chestine also served with the American Diabetes Association and volunteered at Columbia Academy and Maury Regional Hospital.

She is survived by her sister Vicki Mangrum (Paul) of Hendersonville, TN; three sons, Jerry Glenn Oliver Jr. (Joseph Milillo) of Palm Springs, CA; David Parrish Oliver (Tamela) of Shady Grove, TN; Jonathan Paul Oliver (Jamie) of Manchester, TN; six grandchildren, six great grandchildren, one niece, and one nephew. She was preceded in death by her brother Larry Parrish.

Funeral services for Chestine was held Monday, July 20, 2020 at 11:00 A.M. Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home in Columbia, TN. Burial followed in Polk Memorial Gardens. Visitation was Sunday, July 19, 2020 from 4-8pm and Monday, July 20, 2020 from 10:00 A.M. until service time at the funeral home.

Her wishes were for memorials to be made to Brightland Christian Orphanage in Cameroon, Africa; c/o Jonathan Oliver, Hillsboro church of Christ. Condolences may be extended online at