Our Obituaries

Tina Marie Marlin

January 25, 1957 - September 26, 2013

MARLIN, Tina Marie Age 56 of Old Hickory passed away September 26, 2013. She was a loving and giving woman that would go the extra mile to help anyone. She enjoyed cooking, watching Nascar especially Carl Edwards, shopping at Walmart and spending time with her family. She was a dedicated woman to her family and her work. She was employed at Ceva Logistics. Preceded in death by her brother, Ray...
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Jean Temple

December 8, 1938 - September 25, 2013

Jean Temple was born on December 8, 1938 and passed away on September 25, 2013. Jean was a member of Holiday Heights Baptist Church. She is preceded in death by her husband, Marvin Earl Temple, daughter, Loretta "Lola" Temple. She is survived by her children, Debbie (Gary) Lamberth, Darrell Temple, George (Sharon) Temple, Pam (Tony) Stubblefield, Teresa Mueller, and Carmita (Todd) Harris;...
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Linda Overstreet

November 17, 1941 - September 5, 2013

Linda Elaine Hamilton Overstreet, was born on November 17, 1941 and passed away on September 5, 2013. Linda graduated from Cumberland High School in 1959, where she was Miss Cumberland and also competed in the Miss Tennessee Pageant. She is survived by her loving husband of 54 years, Bobby Overstreet, daughters, Lisa Harris-Overstreet (Cindy), Maria Overstreet (Bryan Ward), and Kristi Huffine ...
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Trudie Evelyn Collins

November 12, 1929 - September 4, 2013

Trudie Evelyn Collins, age 83, of Hendersonville, TN passed away on September 4, 2013. She will always be remembered as a loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. Mrs. Collins is survived by her two sons, Dannie Collins, and Douglas (Terry) Collins, grandchildren, Shannon (Jason) Madden, Danielle Collins, and Jeremy, Jason, and Jared Collins, great-grandchild, Ava Kobus, and sisters,...
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Mildred Dean Petty Boone

October 9, 1923 - August 28, 2013

BOONE, Mildred Dean Petty - Age 89 of Hendersonville, TN passed away August 28, 2013. Mrs. Boone is preceded in death by her parents, Joe and Ella Petty; brothers, John (Mildred) Petty, Bob (Elizabeth) Petty, Luster (Dimple) Petty, Jim Petty; sisters, Mary (Hubert) Kemp, and Lula (James) Owens. She is survived by her loving husband, Howard Boone; daughter Nancy (James) Carroll & sister-in-law,...
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Richard Price

December 2, 1941 - August 27, 2013

Price, Richard "Skip" - Age 71 of Hendersonville, passed away August 27, 2013. Skip was a hardworking, big hearted man that never had any trouble making friends or meeting new people. He was a genuine, giving, and loving man. He enjoyed shooting his guns with Cody, boating, fishing, hunting, and spending time with his family especially his great grandson. He was a member of Hendersonville Church...
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Angela Renee Burnett

February 22, 1968 - August 18, 2013

BURNETT, Angela Renee` - Age 46, of Madison, TN passed away August 18, 2013. Ms. Burnett was born in Toledo, Ohio and worked as a Registered Nurse at Baptist Hospital for many years. She is preceded in death by her parents, Judy and Gene Faulkner and sister, Andie Hefferan. Ms. Burnett is survived by her daughter, Haven Burnett; sister, Kim (Ron) Cassell; brother, Kevin Faulkner; step-brother...
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Robert Nesbitt Patey

March 24, 1923 - August 13, 2013

Robert Nesbitt Patey, 90, retired Vice-President and Chief Engineer of the Nashville Gas Company and regional Vice-President of Tennessee Natural Gas Company, died peacefully at his home on August 13, 2013. Robert (Bob) was born March 24, 1923 in Dickson County, TN. He was a 1st Lieutenant in the Army-Air Force during WWII stationed in the Pacific and received engineering degrees from Tennessee...
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Linda Tyree Stratton

January 11, 1941 - August 8, 2013

STRATTON, Linda Tyree- age 72 of Hendersonville, TN went to be with the Lord on August 8, 2013. Linda was born in Russellville, KY to the late Cliff and Ina Tyree. She was a woman of faith and very devoted to her family and church. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Hendersonville, and prior to that First Baptist Church in Nashville. Throughout her life she supported missions through the...
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James Floyd Craft

December 4, 1932 - August 8, 2013

CRAFT, James "Floyd"-age 80, of Goodlettsville, TN passed away August 8, 2013 surrounded by his loving family. He was born in McEwen, TN on December 4, 1932 to the late Walter Craft and Emma Loraine Burns. Floyd was known for being a "cut up" and had the ability to always make everyone smile. In life he was always very outgoing and as a young man he served our nation proudly in the United States...
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Diana Davis Waters

August 18, 1946 - July 24, 2013

WATERS, Diana – Age 66 of Hendersonville passed away July 24, 2013 at Elm Croft of Hendersonville Memory Care Facility. She was born August 18, 1946 in Lebanon, TN to Ramon Tarver Davis and Gwendolyn Ligon Davis. Mrs. Waters is preceded in death by her parents and husband, C. C. Mason. She is survived by her loving husband of 29 years, William (Bill) Waters; children, Melissa (Murray)...
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Thomas James Krens

December 26, 1957 - June 22, 2013

Thomas James Krens, age 56, of Gallatin, TN passed away on June 22, 2013. Tom will be remembered for his passion for motorcycles, particularly Harley Davidsons, and as a devoted Pittsburgh Steelers fan. Mr. Krens worked as a supervisor for the T.V.A. in Coal Handling. He is preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Lorraine Krens. He is survived by his loving wife, Diane Krens, son, Nicholaus...
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Anna Ruth Ryman

January 3, 1929 - June 19, 2013

Anna Ruth Stultz Ryman, was born on January 3, 1929 in Crossville, TN, and passed away on June 19, 2013. Mrs. Ryman will be remembered as a devoted wife, loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was a member of Hendersonville Church of Christ. Mrs. Ryman was preceded in death by her husband, Howard Marion Ryman, Sr. She is survived by her sons, Gary Ryman (Gina), Howard Ryman II (Nan...
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Phyllis D. Schumacher

October 27, 1923 - June 4, 2013

Phyllis D. Schumacher, age 89, passed away on June 4, 2013. She was a member at Community Church of Hendersonville. Ms. Schumacher is preceded in death by her husband, Robert Schumacher, and son, Kevin Schumacher. She is survived by her loving daughter, Rochelle (Jim) Hedden, son, Mark (Suzie) Schumacher, grandchildren, Jack and Julia; and Brandon and Jordan Schumacher. A visitation will be...
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Gary Dennis Nicholas

January 30, 1945 - May 30, 2013

Nicholas, Gary Dennis – Age 68 of Hendersonville went to be with his Lord on May 30, 2013. Mr. Nicholas was a kind loving father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother and friend. He will be deeply missed. He loved serving the Lord and was a member of Victory Missionary Baptist Church for many years. Preceded in death by his parents; his loving wife, Elizabeth Ann Nicholas; brother, Nick...
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Marsha Conyer

January 26, 1955 - May 29, 2013

CONYER, Marsha Age 58 passed away peacefully in her sleep on May 29, 2013. She is survived by her parents, Shirley Morton and Jerry Morton, III; children, Mandy Payne & Jody Conyer; grandchildren, Tommy Forbes, Greg Forbes, Katelynn Conyer, Trenton Conyer & Brayden Richmond. A Life Celebration will be 3pm Friday with burial to follow at Hendersonville Memory Gardens. Visitation will be 10:00am ...
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Judith Alene Thompson

May 24, 1951 - May 18, 2013

THOMPSON, Judith-age 61 passed away May 7, 2013. She was a member of Community Church of Hendersonville. She was a loving devoted daughter, wife, mother, and grandmother. She loved working with children, as a substitute teacher at various schools and enjoyed working at mother's day out programs. Preceded in death by father, Terry Mahaffey. Survived by husband of 37 years, Wayne Thompson;...
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Margaret Frances Oliver

January 13, 1923 - May 16, 2013

OLIVER, Frances Stamps- age 90, went to be with the Lord surrounded by her loving family and friends on May 16, 2013. She was a woman of faith who was a lifetime member of the Hendersonville Church of Christ and the VFW Ladies Auxiliary. For more than 20 years she was the secretary for Hendersonville Elementary School. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend. She is preceded...
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Billy Wayne Williams

April 17, 1929 - May 15, 2013

WILLIAMS, Billy Wayne- age 84 of Hendersonville passed away Wednesday, May 15, 2013. He is preceded in death by his loving wife, Mildred Joan Williams. He is survived by daughter, Beverly Lind; sons, Steve (Patsy) Williams and Ronald (Vicki) Williams; grandchildren, Robin (Josh) Embry, Kelly (Kelly) Hamilton; Steven (Brooke) Lind, April (Brent) Armstrong, Chris (Katy) Williams, Brooke Williams,...
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Mary Beth Weatherford

April 7, 1962 - May 7, 2013

WEATHERFORD, Mary Beth-age 51 of Old Hickory passed away May 7, 2013. She was born in Madison on April 7, 1962 and she grew up in Hendersonville. She attended Goodpasture Christian School from 1st grade through 12th grade and then continued her education at Tennessee Tech. She graduated with honors with a B.S. in accounting. She was a beloved daughter, sister, and aunt. She is survived by parents...
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Jason Alan Fekete

June 27, 1982 - May 4, 2013

Jason Alan Fekete age 30 was granted his angel wings on May 4, 2013. His memory lives on with his wife, Brenda, daughter, Kendall, son, Lucas, parents, Michael and Kathleen, brother, Steven (Holly), sister, Diane, grandmother, Carol, 4 nieces, 2 nephews, and a host of family and friends. Jason was an IBEW Local 429 member, and he was a member of Freedom Church in Gallatin. A memorial gathering...
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Bruce Anton Rognstad

September 25, 1928 - May 2, 2013

Bruce Anton Rognstad, age 84, of Hendersonville, TN, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family. Bruce was a loving husband and father, who will be remembered for his volunteer spirit. He was a volunteer with Saint Timothy Lutheran Church, where he was a member for 37 years, the Boy Scouts of America, Meals on Wheels, and as a fireman. Bruce is survived by his loving wife, Phyllis...
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Evelyn A. Walters

May 26, 1937 - April 22, 2013

Walters, Evelyn A. Age 75 of Gallatin passed away April 22, 2013. Mrs. Walters was a wonderful wife, mother & grandmother that will be deeply missed. Preceded in death by her parents, Lula Penn Allen and Don Allen. Survived by her loving husband of 52 ½ years, David Walters; daughter, Laura Tribble (David); grandchildren, Katherine Tribble & Caroline Tribble; sister, Zayna Conner of...
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Roslyn Scarlett McNeely

April 21, 2013 - April 21, 2013

McNEELY, Roslyn Scarlett Was born and passed away on April 21, 2013. She is survived by her parents, Richard and Allison McNeely; grandparents, Rick and Susan McNeely, and Gerald and Judi Roy, and uncles, Greg and Steven Roy. A visitation will be held on Thursday, April 25, 2013 from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m., and a funeral service will be held following at 11 a.m., at Hendersonville Funeral Home....
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Betty Jean Dabbs

April 28, 1935 - April 17, 2013

Dabbs, Betty Jean McCormick-age 77 of Hendersonville, TN went home to be with the lord on April 17, 2013. She is preceded in death by her mother, Lois McCormick; sister, Barbara McCormick; brother, John McCormick. Mrs. Dabbs is survived by her loving husband of 56 years, Sam Dabbs, Jr.; daughters, Lynn (Dave) Baker of Lakeland, FL and Kim (Joe) Dorris of Greenbrier, TN; grandchildren, Sammy &...
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Richard Lee Bruner

January 8, 1965 - April 15, 2013

BRUNER, Richard Lee – Age 48 of Hendersonville, TN passed away April 15, 2013. He is survived by 3 children, Kayliegh Bruner, Sierra Bruner, and Colton Bruner; sister, Felene Taylor; grandmother, Bertha Bruner; and Brenda Bruner, his wife of 22 years. Mr. Bruner was employed by Dollar General of Goodlettsville, TN and was a loving father, brother, and grandson. He will be greatly...
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Mamie Edith Butler

October 15, 1929 - April 14, 2013

Butler, Mamie Edith - Age 83 of Hendersonville passed away suddenly April 14, 2013. She is preceded in death by her parents, Dan & Estelle Spears; husband, Robert Leslie Butler, Jr.; son, Michael Wayne Butler, Sr. Mrs. Butler is survived by her children, Barbara T. Butler, Nashville; Jane Butler Cavens, White House; Bobby Joe Butler, Hendersonville; Debra Sue Butler, Hendersonville; 10...
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Donald Lee Stites, Sr.

June 19, 1933 - April 3, 2013

Donald Lee Stites, Sr, age 79 of Hendersonville, TN, born June 19, 1933, entered into his eternal life with his Lord Jesus Christ on April 3, 2013. Don was preceded in death by his father and mother, Stanley D and Pearl M Stites, brother Charles Dean Stites; sisters Dorothy Wetzel, Josephine Groves, Lillian Stone, and Dora Crum. Don is survived by his loving wife of 48 years, Beth Cook Stites;...
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Kathleen Norris Dillon

September 2, 1936 - March 29, 2013

Kathleen Norris Dillon, age 77 was born on September 2, 1936 and passed away on March 29, 2013. She was a member of Hendersonville Church of Christ, where she loved her One Heart Group. Kathleen will be remembered for her love of animals. She is preceded in death by her husband of 48 years, Owen Dillon, and son, Hal Dillon. She is survived by her only daughter, Karen (Steve) Speake. A visitation...
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Kathie M. Peden

October 21, 1959 - March 28, 2013

Kathie M. Peden, was born on October 21, 1959 and passed away on March 28, 2013. Kathie is preceded in death by her father, Robert McMurtry; mother, Evelyn Joan McMurtry Wakefield Briley; step-father, Donald Wakefield; and brother, Kenny McMurtry. She is survived by her husband, Sam Peden of Hendersonville, son, Michael Clark of Gallatin, step-father, Earl Briley of Portland; four sisters, Nancy...
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Jonathan Josiah Petty

March 21, 2013 - March 21, 2013

PETTY, Jonathan Josiah of Goodlettsville was called home March 21, 2013 at 7:22pm. He is survived by his loving parents, Karen Yeraldin Petty-Bedoy & Jonathan David Petty; maternal grandparents, Elizabeth Heredia-Martinez & Jose Feliciano Bedoy-Solis; paternal grandparents, Teresa Paulette Petty & David Garland Petty; several aunts, uncles & extended family members. No Services to be announced at...
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Linda Kay Turner

January 20, 1947 - March 11, 2013

TURNER, Linda Kay – Age 66 of Hendersonville. Survived by children, Jimmie Herring of Gilmer, TX, Charlie Bates (Kandis) of Harleton, TX, Josh Turner of Shreveport, LA, Joe Turner of Texas; 5 grandchildren; sister, Maxine Wilburn of Hendersonville, TN & Shirley Carnahan of Jacksonville, TX. Graveside services will be held 3:30pm Thursday at HENDERSONVILLE FUNERAL HOME 353 Johnny Cash Pkwy...
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Eugene Clayton Pullen, Sr.

July 31, 1918 - March 8, 2013

Eugene Clayton Pullen, 94, passed away Friday, March 8, 2013.He was born in Hickman, Kentucky July 31, 1918. He entered the Army-Air Corps and served during WWII and the Korean War. During his distinguished 20 year military career, he provided aircraft maintenance support for the famous "Doolittle Raider" bombers. He was one of two survivors of a B25 bomber crash and had to swim to a nearby...
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Lynn Dell Ward

January 30, 1937 - March 3, 2013

WARD, LYNN DELL – Age 76 of Hendersonville passed away March 3, 2013 after a long 27 year battle with Parkinson's disease. Mr. Ward was born in 1937 on a farm in West Tennessee; this is where he met the love of his life. He began his hard working career with National Life Insurance Company. He then opened his own business, Mid-South Insurance Agency Inc, which his daughter and wife continue...
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Cheryl Faye Darks

May 9, 1949 - February 28, 2013

DARKS, Cheryl Faye-Age 66 of Hendersonville went to be with the lord on February 28, 2013. Mrs. Darks was a kind loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend. She enjoyed reading, traveling, interior decorating, but most of all she loved life, providing care for friends and family. She will be missed beyond words. Preceded in death by her parents, George S. and Martha Jean Wagerman;...
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James Orin Grizzell

October 18, 1937 - February 26, 2013

James Orin Grizzell, Jr. - age 89, went to be with the Lord June 15, 2013. James was born to the late James and Gladys Derington Grizzell, Sr. on December 19, 1923 in Paris, TN. He served our country proudly as a B17 pilot in the 8th Army Air Corps, 99th Bomb Group during WWII. He received his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Arkansas and then his M.B.A. and M.S. in...
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Ronald Stuart Foster

December 13, 1941 - February 26, 2013

FOSTER, Ron-age 71, went to be with his Lord on February 26, 2013. Mr. Foster was a true patriot that served his country in the United States Marine Corp as a sharp shooter. He was a man of faith that attended Hendersonville Church of Christ. He enjoyed fishing and spending time with his family. He was a great husband, father, grandfather & friend that will be truly missed. Preceded in death by...
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Gerald Orion Dickson

April 24, 1920 - February 15, 2013

Dickson, G. Orion - Age 92, passed away at his home February 15, 2013. He is survived by his loving wife of 71 years, Betty; daughter, Madeline (Rick) Stillman; son, Pete (wife, Daryl) Dickson; seven grandchildren; and ten great grandchildren. Born in Barnesville, Ohio in 1920, he was a US Army WWII Veteran, an active Mason for 70 years and a longtime and proud member of the Al Menah Shrine...
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Robert Neal Pruitt

April 22, 1953 - February 14, 2013

Robert Pruitt, age 59, a Hendersonville businessman, passed away on February 14, 2013. He is survived by his loving wife of 39 years Ramona Pruitt; son Joshua (wife Lauren) and one grandson Phoenix; along with one brother and two sisters, and several nieces and nephews. Robert was an out-going, gregarious fellow with a friendly spirit, who loved discussing current events with anyone. Living in...
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Robert Paul Carrigan, Jr.

November 23, 1945 - January 31, 2013

CARRIGAN, Robert Paul, Jr. – Age 67 of Hendersonville, TN passed away January 31, 2013. Mr. Carrigan is preceded in death by his parents, Robert Carrigan, Sr. and Catherine Kleinschmidt and grandmother, Zola Carrigan. He is survived by his loving wife of 43 years, Jackie Carrigan; son, Rob Carrigan (Mary Lee); and grandchildren, Addie Rose, Ryan and Andrew Carrigan. Visitation for Mr....
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Ruby Marlene Hurt

August 1, 1933 - January 31, 2013

HURT, Ruby Marlene – Age 79 of Clarksville, TN passed away January 31, 2013. Mrs. Hurt is preceded in death by husband, Hollis Hurt; son, Jimmy Peery; sisters, Melba Carroll, Elizabeth Young, Bonnie Carroll, Betty Hinson; and brother, Rufus Akers, Jr. She is survived by her loving sons, Jeff Hurt (Gayle), Keith Hurt (Alison); step-son, Joe Hurt (Linda); step-daughter, Starr Durham ...
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Brenda Gayle Lemley

February 16, 1947 - January 24, 2013

LEMLEY, Brenda Gayle-Age 65, went to be with the Lord on January 24, 2013. Brenda graduated from MTSU with a Master's in Teaching. She had a nurturing soul and she was passionate about being a teacher. She loved children and was a lifelong educator for Metro School Systems retiring with over 30 years of service. She was an artist who touched many lives during those years in the school system. ...
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Beulah Almira Jones

February 21, 1925 - January 15, 2013

Beulah Almira Jones was born on February 21, 1925 in Sylacauga, AL to the late Alvin Eugene Morris and Margaret Labelle Douglas. She was the fourth of 10 children. She married the late Lawrence Jones. To this union, two children were born, Caroline and Bridget. She was preceded in death by her father and mother; her daughter Caroline Margaret (died in infancy); brother, Hugh Douglas Morris;...
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Betty Lou Jones

February 24, 1939 - January 13, 2013

JONES, Betty Lou – Age 73, passed away January 12, 2013. Mrs. Jones is survived by her loving children, Mark Jones, Scott Jones, Anthony Jones (deceased), and Tina L. Kissack (Charles); family members, Wanda Faye Ferguson (John), Jon Marie Ferguson, Michelle Huff (Bob), and grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents, H.C. and Mary Lou Wright, first husband, Thomas Morris;...
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Patrick Daniel Fitzwater

February 10, 1991 - January 6, 2013

FITZWATER, PATRICK DANIEL – Age 21 of Hendersonville passed away January 6, 2013. Patrick was a kind, generous & happy go lucky man. He lived a very rich and love filled life. He influenced many people's lives by the way he lived his Life. He loved The University of Kentucky, the outdoors, hunting, fishing, farming, spending time with his family & serving the Lord. He was a Godly man that...
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Will Swint Casey

October 11, 1944 - January 5, 2013

CASEY, Will Swint "Bill"-age 68 went to be with the Lord on January 5, 2013. He was born in Nashville, TN to the late Charles and Elizabeth Casey. He was a long time member of Community Church of Hendersonville. Bill was a loving husband, father, grandfather and friend. He was a very giving man who would help anyone anyway he could and never ask for anything in return. He adored his family...
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Dorothy Dean House

December 12, 1930 - January 2, 2013

HOUSE, Dorothy D. – Age 82 of Gallatin, TN passed away January 2, 2013. Mrs. House was a Charter Member of the Hendersonville Missionary Baptist Church. She is survived by her loving husband, Isaac House; sister, Jean Hornbuckle (L.D.); children, Pat Lindsey (Ron), Pam Noble, Donna Sumners (Billy), Michael Barber (Jill), Darrell Barber, Keith House (Teresa), Kent House (Donna); 9...
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Loyd Ronald Cuff

June 5, 1940 - January 1, 2013

CUFF, Loyd Ronald – Age 72, went home to be with the Lord on January 1, 2013. He is survived by his loving wife, Judy Cuff of 48 years, children, Jeff (Carol) Cuff, Kristi (Brent) Bracey; grandchildren, Drew Cuff, Rachel Cuff, and Logan Bracey; sister, Fran Riddle, along with nieces, nephews, and cousins. He is preceded in death by his sister, Signa Rohelier. He retired from Dupont and...
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Elmer L. Huffman

March 1, 1925 - December 29, 2012

Elmer Langdon Huffman, 87 years old, and a long-time resident of Hendersonville, passed away at his home in the early morning hours of Saturday, December 29, 2012. His daughter Judi Fulbright, son-in-law Jim, of High Point, NC, and his son, Lanny Huffman and wife Terry, also of Hendersonville, were at his side at the time of his passing. Elmer's wife of 62 years, Bernadette Bleakney Huffman (2008...
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Thomas W. Milam

August 21, 1947 - December 7, 2012

MILAM, Thomas W.-age 65, passed away after a courageous battle with ALS. He grew up in Clarksville, TN and was a graduate of Austin Peay State University. He was employed by the State of Tennessee for 40 years. He worked in various departments over the years but the most recent was the Department of Labor and Workforce Development. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, son, brother, and...
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Larry Lee Anderson

April 23, 1936 - November 30, 2012

ANDERSON, Larry Lee – Age 76 of Hendersonville passed away November 30, 2012. Mr. Anderson was an avid Michigan Football Fan and loved golfing. He served in the Army and was a member of the American Legion, Post 0082. Preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Letha Anderson; son, Scott Anderson; and sister, Vadah Lecompte, Mr. Anderson is survived by sons, Mike Anderson (Marcia) and...
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Alice O. Salter

April 4, 1931 - September 3, 2012

SALTER, Alice O.-age 81, went to be with the lord on September 3, 2012. Alice had many hobbies but she was most passionate about gardening, cooking and crossword puzzles. She was a member of Holiday Heights Baptist Church for many years. She was a strong willed feisty woman who loved her family. God broke the mold when he made her. She will be dearly missed by all who knew her. She is preceded in...
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Donald Wayne Yambrick

February 13, 1959 - September 1, 2012

YAMBRICK, Donald Wayne-age 53 passed away September 1, 2012. B He was born February 13, 1959 in Milwaukee, WI to John and E. Ruth Yambrick. Donald had a smile that would light up a room and he was very passionate about horses. He was a loving son, brother, uncle, and friend who will be missed by all who knew him. Donald is preceded in death by his mother, E. Ruth Yambrick and brother, Larry David...
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William Allen Bumgardner

February 6, 1921 - August 31, 2012

Bumgardner, William Allen "Bummy"- Age 91 of Gallatin went to be with the Lord on August 31, 2012. He was born February 6, 1921 in Wheeling, West Virginia to Mrs. Hilda Allen Bumgardner & John William Bumgardner. He was a graduate of Tridelphia High School in 1938. He attended West Virginia University graduating in 1942 with a B.S. in Chemical Engineering. During that time he spent one summer at ...
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Ellen Rebecca Johns

July 25, 1925 - August 29, 2012

JOHNS, Ellen Rebecca Garretty- age 87 of Hendersonville, TN passed away August 29, 2012. She was born in McComb Mississippi, later moving to San Diego, and then to Tennessee. Mrs. Johns resided at the Terrace at Bluegrass for many years and was loved and cared for by the most wonderful group of caregivers anyone could ask for, giving a family peace of mind that their loved one is in good hands...
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Evelyn Gray Scheel

April 17, 1927 - August 29, 2012

SCHEEL, Evelyn G.- age 85, passed from this life August 29, 2012 in Gallatin. She was surrounded by her family including her loving husband of 65 years; Frank Scheel of Hendersonville, TN. Evelyn's legacy began in North Carolina where she grew up with 8 brothers and sisters. She met and fell in love with Frank in Norfolk, VA. They married in 1947, moved to Minnesota, and became the parents of 4...
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Elizabeth Dorris

September 22, 1934 - August 23, 2012

DORRIS, Elizabeth Ann – Age 77, of Hendersonville, TN went to be with the Lord on August 23, 2012 at home. She was born September 22, 1934 in Valentine, NE. She was a generous soul with a gift for giving to others. Her greatest joy was to share in life's journey with her loving husband, her daughters, and their husbands, her son and his wife, and her caring family. She enjoyed listening to...
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Juanita DuBose Stalvey

April 10, 1941 - August 23, 2012

STALVEY, Juanita DuBose—Age 71, homemaker, of Hendersonville, went to meet her Lord August 23, 2012. Mrs. Stalvey was preceded in death by her parents. She is survived by her husband, Thedford (Ted) L. Stalvey; daughter, Cindy (Stalvey) Storey; stepsons: Kim (Aileen) Stalvey), Terry Stalvey, Rick (Mary Ann) Stalvey; stepdaughter Trina (Stalvey) Odum; 11 grandchildren and one grandson-in...
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Katie Mae Evans

November 13, 1934 - August 17, 2012

EVANS, Katie Mae – Age 77, Hendersonville, TN passed away august 17, 2012. Mrs. Evans is preceded in death by her husband, Melvin R. Evans. She is survived by her loving daughters, Melanie E. Daugherty (William) and Laurie E. Boggs (Steve); and grandchildren, Patrick E. Boggs, Jordan B. Boggs, and William E. Daugherty. Services for Mrs. Evans will be at Hendersonville Funeral Home 353...
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Marion Murphy Legler

August 6, 1932 - August 8, 2012

LEGLER, Marion Murphy, age 80 of Hendersonville, passed away peacefully August 8, 2012 at Alive Hospice, Patterson Street, Nashville. Born August 6, 1932 in Knoxville to the late Rhea Oscar and Elizabeth Cumming Murphy, she grew up in East Nashville until 1962 when she married her childhood friend and neighbor, Eugene Legler, Jr. She is survived by her two children, Eugene "Trey" Legler, III ...
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Martha Warren Gaines

May 9, 1929 - August 5, 2012

Gaines, Martha Warren – Age 83, of Hendersonville, TN passed away August 5, 2012. Mrs. Gaines was a member of the First Baptist Church of Hendersonville and a 1948 Graduate of Litton High School. She and her loving husband of 60 years, Walter Clay Gaines, Sr., was the first couple to marry in the Inglewood Baptist Church. Mrs. Gaines was a world traveler and loved to sew Christmas...
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Betty Jean Waller

April 6, 1929 - August 3, 2012

WALLER, Betty Jean – Age 83 of Hendersonville went to be with the Lord on August 3, 2012. She enjoyed dancing, horses & painting. She was a good Christian woman who loved her Lord and was known for her purple. She was an active member of Hendersonville Church of Christ. She is preceded in death by her parents, Albert D. and Lula Belle Hickerson; husband, Frank L. Waller, Sr.; brother,...
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Clarence Reed Long

December 11, 1947 - August 2, 2012

LONG, Clarence Reed-age 64, passed away August 2, 2012 in the arms of his loving wife. He was born December 11, 1947 to Eldon and Maxine Long. He served as a police officer and later as an electrician. He was a man of faith and believed in the golden rule. "Do unto others as you would have done to you" and lived by those words. He loved cars, Nascar and especially his family. He was a loving...
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Howard Troy McClung

April 11, 1956 - July 30, 2012

Howard Troy McClung graduated with the first degree in Computer Science from Mercer, University, in 1978, presently employed as Director of Technology at Centerstone Research Institute. Preceded in death by parents, Troy and Betty McClung. Howard was survived by wife Karen McClung; son Cliff, wife Brenda, Grandchildren Aria & Connor; and son Kyle, wife Teresa; several aunts, uncles, and cousins...
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Cleon Bradley Parham, Jr.

October 11, 1920 - July 28, 2012

PARHAM Jr., Cleon Bradley-age 91, passed away July 28, 2012 surrounded by his loving family. He was born October 11, 1920 to Cleon and Nancy Parham in Guthrie, KY. He proudly served our country in WWII in the European Theatre of Operations as a Tech Corporal. Later in life he became a Senior Buyer for the Nashville Board of Education serving 15 years in that position. He was then transferred to...
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Dorothy Lynn Reynolds

August 3, 1966 - July 26, 2012

REYNOLDS, Dorothy Lynn – Age 45, of Hendersonville, TN passed away July 26, 2012. She is preceded in death by her parents, Billy Shankle and Maxine Sullins Hoard. Mrs. Reynolds is survived by her loving husband, Raymond E. Reynolds; children, Tiffany Nichole Shankle, Joseph D. Walker, Jennifer M. Reynolds; grandchildren, Christina, Tyler, Zachary, and Jacquelynn Jeffers; brothers, Ricky...
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Frank Marrs Poindexter

May 23, 1923 - July 20, 2012

POINDEXTER, Frank Marrs- age 89, of Hendersonville, TN passed away Friday, July 20 2012 at 5:30 p.m. A loving husband and World War II veteran, he was preceded in death by daughter, Frances Louise Poindexter, and survived by wife of 68 years, Mary Louise Poindexter. His surviving children are Paul Lee Poindexter (Carolyn), John Mark Poindexter, Sr. and Sandra Lorraine Carpenter (Ray); 10...
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Jesse William King

March 29, 1944 - July 16, 2012

KING, Jesse William-age 68, of Hendersonville went to be the Lord on July 16, 2012. Jesse enjoyed Fishing, Hunting, Woodworking, RVing, Playing Cards, Miniature Golf, & Square Dancing. He was a Christian Man that attended church at Community Church of Hendersonville. He was a member the F & AM Masonic Lodge #359 in Hendersonville and the 32nd degree Scottish Rite. He was a past Worship Master of...
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Mary Ruth Teeple Davis

February 6, 1924 - July 16, 2012

Mary Ruth Teeple Davis, 88 of Owensboro, KY formerly of Hendersonville, TN, passed away on Monday 7-16-2012 at Owensboro Medical Health Systems. She was born 2-6-1924 in Monterey TN. She enjoyed quilt making, bingo and sewing with her friends. She was preceded in death by her husband Wm. R. Davis and her parents and one brother and one sister. She is survived by her son Michael Davis and wife...
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Nova Daggett

November 9, 1926 - July 10, 2012

Daggett, Nova – Age 85 of Springfield went home to be with the Lord on July 10, 2012. Ms. Daggett was not just a mother to her children; she was also their best friend. She was a soft spoken sweet angel sent from the heavens that had an unseen strength about her. She was a mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, a Nazarene minister's wife and friend that will be deeply missed. She is...
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Barbara Jean Sessler

February 19, 1932 - July 6, 2012

SESSLER, BARBARA JEAN, age 80 of Hendersonville passed away on Friday July 6, 2012. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Tammy Lynn Sessler and son in law, David Higdon. She is survived by her husband of 61 years, William H. Sessler; daughters, Cindy) (Bill) Scharett, Lori Ann Higdon, Pennie Jo (Peter) Branden and Andrea Lee (Todd) Odum; sister , Dolores (Pat) Sessler; brother, Roger...
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Michael Shane McKenzie

March 4, 1978 - July 4, 2012

Michael Shane McKenzie, 34, of Gallatin, TN passed away July 4, 2012. Shane was born March 4, 1978 in Nashville, TN. He graduated Hendersonville H.S. 1997. Shane was an avid golfer, had a passion for animals and took great pride in his work with the McKenzie family businesses. He relished the friendships he developed over the 10 years he devoted to his work there. He was a caring and loving uncle...
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Dorothy Jeanne Powell King

February 23, 1923 - July 3, 2012

KING, Dorothy Jeanne Powell-age 89 passed away July 3, 2012. She was a former member of the First Baptist Church in Goodlettsville and a current long time member of Bluegrass Baptist Church in Hendersonville. She was a leader in the drive to get Special Education started in public schools. Dorothy enjoyed being a member of the Gardening Club, she also liked to do crossword puzzles in her spare...
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Carlos Dean Watson

May 10, 1929 - June 30, 2012

WATSON, Carlos Dean – Age 83, Hendersonville, TN passed away June 30, 2012. He was a member of the Hendersonville Church of Christ and UAW, retiring from the Ford Glass Plant after 30 years of service. Mr. Watson is preceded in death by his parents Elmer and Edna Watson, and daughter, Carla Renee Watson. He is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Bettie June Watson; daughters Debra...
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Roy M. Rowe

July 28, 1924 - June 27, 2012

ROWE, Roy-age 87, passed away June 27, 2012. Roy was a long time member of the American Legion of Gallatin, TN. He retired from TVA with over 30 years of service. He will be deeply missed by all who knew him. He is preceded in death by his wife, Joyce Rowe; He is survived by daughter, Diana Edmonson; sons, Marty (Polly) Rowe, Richard A. Rowe, and David Rowe; 3 grandchildren and 4 great...
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Gail C. Porter

August 25, 1934 - June 26, 2012

PORTER, Gail C. "Me Me" – Age 77 of Hendersonville went to home to be with the Lord on June 26, 2012. Ms. Porter was a generous, loving, compassionate, protective, witty woman that treasured her family. She enjoyed traveling, gardening and most of all her spending time with her family. She was a member of Hendersonville United Methodist Church for 32 years and Companions Sunday School...
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Eleanor Ellen Nelson

September 6, 1930 - June 20, 2012

NELSON, Eleanor Ellen – Age 75 of Hendersonville, TN passed away June 20, 2012. She is preceded in death by 2 sons, Gregory Nelson and Roger Stonestreet. Mrs. Nelson is survived by her loving husband of 40 years, Luther Nelson; son, Terry L. Stonestreet; daughters, Karen McLane, Sherri Perkins, Anita Whaten, Mary Hayes; 11 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. Visitation for Mrs....
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Barbara A. Lenz

March 9, 1940 - June 14, 2012

LENZ, Barbara A. Savoie – Born in Cohoes, NY, the daughter of Leopold and Agnes Savoie (both deceased). Barbara was a registered nurse in Saratoga for many years. In 2007, she and her husband, Joe, moved to Hendersonville, TN. They became parishioners of Our Lady of the Lake where she was President of the Olifantus Society and taught third grade CCD. The church community became her...
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Roy Dee Tucker, Jr.

May 14, 1956 - June 11, 2012

TUCKER Jr., Roy Dee-age 56, passed away June 11, 2012. Roy was an educator and a musician. He was long time member of the White House Masonic Lodge # 700. He was a loving son, father, grandfather, and friend. He will be missed by all who knew him. He his preceded in death by his father, Roy Dee Tucker, Sr.; He is survived by mother, Jessie Mae Tucker; daughter, Brooke Harlan (Channing);...
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Steve William Pearce, Jr.

February 19, 1918 - June 10, 2012

PEARCE Jr., Steve William-age 94 passed away June 10, 2012. He proudly served our country in World War II in the Air Force. Steve retired from Texas Eastern Pipeline where he worked in the maintenance department. He was member of the Masonic Lodge and Shrine. He will be dearly missed by all who knew him. He is preceded in death by parents, Steve W. Pearce, Sr. and Minnie Lee Baugh Pearce;...
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Nancy Wray Moran

June 26, 1934 - June 1, 2012

MORAN, Nancy Wray-age 77 went to be with the Lord on June 1, 2012 after a valiant battle following heart surgery and a stroke. Nancy was born in Russellville, KY on June 26, 1934. Her family moved to Nashville in 1934. She played basketball at East High School where she graduated in 1952. She loved all kinds of sports and was active in water skiing early in her life and had been an avid golfer....
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Evelyn Jean Pomeroy

November 7, 1929 - May 31, 2012

POMEROY, Evelyn Jean-age 82 passed away May 31, 2012. She is preceded in death by her husband, Willis and son, Danny; She is survived by her children, Randy Pomeroy (Debra), Vicki Hodges (Mark), and Tommy Pomeroy (Joyce); 12 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren. A Life Celebration Service will be held on Monday at 11:30 a.m. in the chapel of Hendersonville Funeral Home with Mark Hodges...
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Michael Ryan Williams

January 13, 1982 - May 25, 2012

WILLIAMS, Michael "Ryan" – Age 30 of Portland, TN passed away May 25, 2012. Ryan is preceded in death by his grandfathers, Babe Williams and Bud Wooldriege. He is survived by his loving wife of 6 years, Bobbi Williams; parents, Danny and Kay Williams; sister, Kelly Cusson (Chris); grandmothers, Marian Hurt, Julia Williams, Celeste Wooldriege, and 3 nephews. Ryan was a graduate of Beech...
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Stephen Gardiner

October 2, 1953 - May 24, 2012

Gardiner, Stephen – Age 58 of Hendersonville, TN passed away May 24, 2012. Mr. Gardiner is survived by his daughter, Constance Gardiner; son, Jason Gardiner (Mary Beth); brothers, Bill and Gary Gardiner; grandchildren, Ashley Diard, Alyssa and Addison Gardiner; niece, Cindy Blair; and nephews, Gary Gardiner, Jr. and Steve Blair. No memorial service is scheduled at this time. ...
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Helen Cook Salyers

March 7, 1920 - May 23, 2012

SALYERS, Helen Cook – Age 92 a long time resident of Gainesville passed away May 23, 2012 in Hendersonville, TN. Helen "Cookie" was a veteran of World War II serving in the Women's Army Air Corp. Helen was an active member for many years at St. Paul's United Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jack Salyers and daughter Loretta (Dana) Salyers. Survived by son,...
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Madge Fudge

September 1, 1919 - May 11, 2012

FUDGE, Madge-age 92 of Estill Springs, TN formerly of Hendersonville, TN, passed away Friday, May 11, 2012. She was born September 1, 1919 in Pleasant View, TN to Paul and Lily Powers. She was the wife of the late Paul E. Fudge. She is survived by her children, Susan (Bob) Douglas of Estill Springs, TN and Tommy (Vanessa) Fudge of Houma, LA; grandchildren, Troy (Vickie) Morehead of Nolensville TN...
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Alice Raye Winters

December 6, 1947 - May 2, 2012

In Loving Memory WINTERS, Alice Ray Martin – Age 64 of Gallatin, TN passed away May 02, 2012. She is preceded in death by her parents, Clifton Martin and Alice McCall Martin. Mrs. Winters is survived by her loving husband of 46 years, Donald H. Winters; children, Todd Winters (Kim), Tracey Winters Jenkins (Randy); grandchildren, Heather Winters Sellards, Tiffany Winters, & Peyton...
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Louie Ray Hooper

January 29, 1934 - April 27, 2012

HOOPER, Louie Ray - Age 78 of Hendersonville, TN passed away Friday, April 27, 2012. Preceded in death by parents, Steve and Ida Hooper; brothers, Alfred and Edwin (Buddy) Hooper; sister, Anita Bontjes. Survived by wife of 58 years Anita (Ann) Stewart Hooper; son, Michael Ray Hooper; daughter, Pamela (Todd) Eubanks; granddaughter, Shanna (Brodie) Allen; grandson, Jared Eubanks; sister Dorothy ...
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Ethen Lewis Cooke

April 1, 1927 - April 15, 2012

COOKE, Ethen Lewis-Age 85 of Old Hickory, TN passed away April 15, 2012. Ethen served as a Merchant Marine and Navy Fire Control Technician for a total of 10 years. During his time as a Merchant Marine he delivered high octane fuel to the South Pacific at the end of WWII. He was then drafted into the Navy and was in the Korean War. After his service to our country he went on to work for Ford...
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Dorothy Anne Money

June 9, 1922 - April 13, 2012

MONEY, Dorothy Anne – Age 89 of Hendersonville, TN passed away April 13, 2012. She was preceded in death by her parents, Nicholas Glaub and Josephine Ramp Glaub; husband, Robert W. Money; brothers, John, Herb, and Peter Glaub, and one sister, Theresa Glaub. Mrs. Money is survived by her loving children, Pamela Di Maria and Todd Money (Michele); granddaughters, Tania Money, Natalie Money...
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Jill A. Oliverius

June 8, 1959 - April 11, 2012

OLIVERIUS, Jill A. Age 52 of Nashville, passed away suddenly, April 11, 2012. Survived by her children, Joseph Oliverius (Emily), Hannah Oliverius and Molly Oliverius; mother, Dixie Mihelic; sister, Sharon Luce; 1 aunt; 1 uncle; several cousins. Services are private. Memorial donations may be made to The American Cancer Society. HENDERSONVILLE FUNERAL HOME, (615) 824-3855.
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Larry Dale Deen

September 8, 1946 - April 8, 2012

DEEN, Captain Larry Dale, HFD, Retired – Age 65 of Hendersonville, TN passed away April 8, 2012. Larry retired from Hendersonville Fire Department after 29 years of service. He was also a member of Wind and Fire Motorcycle Club. He was a loving husband, father, son, brother, and friend. He was loved by all who knew him and will be dearly missed. Larry was preceded in death by his father,...
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Carl D. Rodgers

August 19, 1917 - April 6, 2012

RODGERS, Carl D. "Tip", age 94, passed away April 6, 2012. Carl was born in Cottonwood, TN and was a 1936 graduate of Gallatin High School where he lettered in basketball and football. Throughout his life he was an avid sports fan. He was retired from Genesco with over 50 years of service. He was an Elder for 45 years, serving the Centerville and Hendersonville Church of Christ. He is survived...
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Renee Ann Borawski

January 30, 1964 - April 6, 2012

BORAWSKI, Renee Ann, age 48, passed away April 6, 2012. She is preceded in death by her father, Richard Berger. She is survived by her husband of 11 years, Rick Borawski; son, Corey McCreary; mother, Dorothy Berger; brother, Richard Berger; sister, Ann (Dan) Laviola; nephew, Joshua Hudgins and a host of other loving family and friends. A Life Celebration service will be held on Wednesday, April...
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Brooks Sartain

June 17, 1951 - October 14, 2011

SARTAIN, Brooks age 60, passed away October 14, 2011 surrounded by his loving family and friends. Brooks was an entertainer, comedian and a hard worker that loved people. He was a reliable, artistic, loving man and a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, brother and uncle. He was always the life of the party and no matter where he went him never met a stranger. Some of his passions were Harley...
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Frank Eugene Ashley

July 9, 1926 - October 7, 2011

Frank Eugene Ashley, age 85 of Hendersonville passed away October 7, 2011. Mr. Ashley served in the U.S. Army in Europe during World War II in a tank division; was retired from Oscar Mayer after many years of service and was a member of Our Lady of The Lake Catholic Church. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, M. Joan Ashley; son, Tom Ashley; daughter, Kathy Riley (Art); grandchildren, Mike...
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Frances Marie Pounders

September 24, 2011 - September 24, 2011

Frances Marie Tapp Pounders, age 95 of Hendersonville, TN passed away Saturday, September 24, 2011. Mrs. Pounders was born October 17, 1916 to Fred Malone and Lillian Carter Tapp in Colbert County, AL. She is survived by her son, Ronald F. Pounders; grandson, Alan F. (Tami) Pounders; and great-grandchildren, Bailey and Jordyn Pounders. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 P.M., Monday,...
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Nell C. Fly

August 4, 1931 - September 23, 2011

Nell C. Fly, age 80 of Hendersonville, TN passed away Friday, September 23, 2011 at her home. Mrs. Fly was the eldest daughter born August 4, 1931 to John Lee and Leona Young Cantrell. Mrs. Fly was the quintessential wife, mother and grandmother, who cherished time with her friends and family, whether it was sharing a meal or playing her favorite card game, Shanghai. She was a jigsaw puzzle...
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Eugene Legler, Jr.

November 12, 1926 - September 23, 2011

Eugene Legler, Jr. age 84 of Hendersonville, passed away peacefully September 23, 2011 at Alive Hospice at Skyline Madison Campus. Born November 12, 1926 in Nashville to the late Eugene, Sr. and Mary Emma Legler; he was the great-grandson of Joseph Legler, founder of J. Legler & Sons Sporting Goods in Nashville, a store serving Nashville for 95 years. He grew up in East Nashville until 1962 when...
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Jackson B. Taylor

February 22, 1932 - September 15, 2011

Jackson B. "Jack" Taylor, age 79 of Hendersonville, passed away September 15, 2011. Mr. Taylor served two years in the U. S. Navy, worked 36 years for J.C. Penney and was a member of the First Baptist Church in Hendersonville for 40 years. He was preceded in death by his parents, Bea and Dit Taylor. Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Hilda Taylor; daughter, Trudi (Chad) Thacker; son, Brad...
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