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Junetta "June" Travis Andrews

May 25, 1931 - April 29, 2016

Junetta "June" Travis Andrews, 84, retired employee of Sears and resident of Larkspur Terrace in Decatur, Georgia, died Friday, April 29, 2016 at Mesun Hospice Care. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with J. D. Lewis officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Sunday from 5:00 – 8:00 P.M. at...
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Anna Faye Donaldson Cantrell Watkins

January 16, 1930 - April 29, 2016

Anna Faye Donaldson Cantrell Watkins, 86, homemaker and resident of Viewpointe Way, died Friday, April 29, 2016 at her residence. Graveside services will be conducted Monday at 2:00 P.M. at Memory Gardens in Weatherford, Texas with her grandson Jansen Bagwell officiating. Condolences may be extended online at www.oakesandnichols.com. Born January 16, 1930 in Throckmorton, Texas she was the...
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Leonard M. Johnson, Jr.

May 27, 1937 - April 28, 2016

Leonard M. Johnson, Jr., 78, retired employee of Woods Cabinet Distribution in Nashville and longtime resident of Nashville, died Thursday, April 28, 2016 at Signature Health Care. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Wendell Robinson officiating. Burial will follow in Williamsport Cemetery with military honors provided by Herbert...
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Patsy Anne Ellyson Kelly

October 27, 1931 - April 27, 2016

Patsy Anne Ellyson Kelly, 84, retired employee of Ten Hi Gin, longtime resident of Loop, Texas and more recently of Mitchell Avenue, died Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 5:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Mike Robertson and Andrew Phillips officiating. The family will visit with friends Monday from 3:00 P.M....
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Agnes Irene Duncan Metzler

October 29, 1919 - April 22, 2016

Irene Duncan Metzler, 96, of Columbia, died 22 day, April 2016 at Life Care Center of Columbia. She was in born in Lewis County October 29, 1919 to the late Claude Wilburn Duncan and Thelma Ferguson Jones. She was also preceded by her husband, Robert C. Metzler, Jr. and her only sister, Nell Duncan McKee. Survivors include her niece, Lynn McKee Erwin. Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home is in...
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Connie Renee Dawson

April 9, 1964 - April 21, 2016

Connie Renee Dawson, 52, homemaker and resident of Hillcrest Lane in Culleoka, died Thursday, April 21, 2016 at Maury Regional Medical Center. A memorial service will be conducted Wednesday at 5:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Pastor David Baker officiating. The family will visit with friends Wednesday from 3:00 P.M. until service time at the funeral home. Condolences may be...
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Elva Eskew Soapes

January 5, 1925 - April 19, 2016

Elva Eskew Soapes, 91, retired architectural draftsman with the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, died Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at NHC Healthcare Dickson. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 3:30 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Thad Austin and Rev. Jacob Clark Armstrong officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Friday...
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Emma Jean Malugin Bratton

August 13, 1927 - April 14, 2016

Emma Jean Malugin Bratton, 88, homemaker and longtime resident of Williamsport, died Thursday, April 14, 2016 at NHC Hillview. Funeral services were conducted Saturday at 11:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Jim McEwen officiating. Burial followed in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family had visitation with friends Friday from 3:00 – 6:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Condolences may be...
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Dexter Kyle Rubert

January 10, 2016 - April 11, 2016

Dexter Kyle Rubert, three month old son of Caleb D. Rubert and Hope A. VonStaden Rubert of Mt. Pleasant, died Monday, April 11, 2016 at Scott & White Children's Hospital in Temple, Texas. A private funeral service will be conducted. Oakes & Nichols Funeral Directors are assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences may be extended online at www.oakesandnichols.com. In addition to...
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Lana Faye Beaver McCandless

April 9, 1950 - April 11, 2016

Lana Faye Beaver McCandless, 66, retired beautician and longtime resident of Sunrise Avenue in Culleoka, died Monday, April 11, 2016 at NHC Columbia. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 12:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Doug Brown, Bobby Hollis, and Mike Jett officiating. Burial will follow in Friendship Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Wednesday from 4...
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Terry Lee Tuckerman

September 14, 1949 - April 9, 2016

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Terry Lee Tuckerman, 66, retired journeyman and tool & die maker at General Motors and resident of Cornersville Road in Lynnville, died Saturday, April 9, 2016 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Blake Hawthorne and Elder David Woods...
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Pamela Jean Davidson Chunn

June 16, 1953 - April 6, 2016

Pamela Jean Davidson Chunn, 62, died Wednesday, April 6, 2016 at her residence on Windsor Drive. The family will gather with family and friends Saturday from 3:00 – 5:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with a prayer service following at 5:00 P.M. with Reverend Mike Roberts officiating. Condolences may be extended online at www.oakesandnichols.com. Born June 16, 1953 in Maury...
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Eugenia Hardison Harmon

September 22, 1921 - April 6, 2016

Nona Eugenia Hardison Harmon, 94, former longtime resident of Blackburn Lane in the Bear Creek Community, died Wednesday, April 6, 2016 at NHC Hillview. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 11:30 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with John Waldrum and The Reverend Thomas S. Wilson officiating. Burial will follow in Jones Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Saturday...
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Bobbie Jean McGee

March 20, 1932 - April 4, 2016

Bobbie Jean Stephenson McGee, 84, retired twenty-three year employee of Tennessee Baptist Children's Home in Brentwood and resident of The Bridge at Life Care Center, died Monday, April 4, 2016 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 11:00 A.M. at Brentwood Baptist Church with Rev. Bob Rush officiating. Burial will follow in Christ Church Memorial...
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Douglas Ray Hethcoat

November 3, 1948 - April 4, 2016

View Funeral Webcast Douglas Ray Hethcoat, 67, retired sergeant with the Columbia Police Department and resident of Hampton Road, died Monday, April 4, 2016 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Kevin Maxey, Randy Sprouse, and Calvin Essary officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens with...
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Juanita Blackburn Roberts

March 28, 1925 - April 4, 2016

Juanita Blackburn Roberts, 91, homemaker and long-time resident of Spring Hill, died Monday, April 04, 2016 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 12:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Reverend David Sawyer officiating. Burial will follow in Spring Hill Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Wednesday from 10:00 A.M. until service...
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Billy Raymond King

April 14, 1943 - April 3, 2016

Billy Raymond King, 72, retired employee of Sandrell Heating and Air and resident of Union Place, died Sunday, April 3, 2016 at his residence. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 10:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Brother Henry Anness and Brother James Ward officiating. Burial will follow in Taylor Cemetery in Williamson County. The family will visit with friends...
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Helen Warden Hardaway

March 7, 1929 - April 3, 2016

View Funeral Webcast Helen Warden Hardaway, 87, retired employee of Bell South and resident of Skelley Lane, died Sunday, April 3, 2016 at NHC Columbia. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Pastor John Mark Harris officiating. Burial will follow in Friendship Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Wednesday from 12:00 P.M....
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Linda Sue Stewart McCord

December 4, 1953 - April 2, 2016

Linda Sue Stewart McCord, 62, retired employee of NHC Hillview and resident Todd Carter Road, died Saturday, April 2, 2016 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 1:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Bobby Cates officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Monday from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. at the...
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Julia "Judy" Redding White

November 1, 1927 - March 31, 2016

Julia Mae "Judy" Redding White, 88, private home health sitter and resident of Warner's Bridge Road in Shelbyville, died Thursday, March 31, 2016 at Signature Health Care. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Chaplain Mike Dodrill officiating. Burial will follow in John Lay Cemetery in Ethridge, Tennessee. The family will visit with...
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W. B. Grigsby

December 19, 1941 - March 28, 2016

William Beasley "W. B." Grigsby, Sr., 74, retired forty-five year employee of Jim Reed Chevrolet, died Monday, March 28, 2016 at his residence on Santa Fe Pike. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 10:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. James Norton and Rev. David Spencer officiating. Burial will follow in Arlington Cemetery. Visitation with the family will begin at 4...
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Patricia "Patsy" Totty Loveless

April 23, 1942 - March 28, 2016

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Patricia "Patsy" Totty Loveless, 73, resident of Jackson Heights Road, died Monday, March 28, 2016 at NHC Hillview. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with David Morris officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Thursday from 11:00 A.M....
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Angela Harris Bryant

June 18, 1965 - March 27, 2016

Funeral services for Mrs. Angela Harris Bryant will be 10:00 AM Friday, April 1, 2016, at Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home with Pastor Henry Webb officiating. Interment will follow at Cedar Grove Cemetery. Visitation Thursday 4-7 PM and Friday after 9 AM at Ligon & Bobo. Mrs. Bryant, age 50 of Lebanon passed away Sunday, March 27, 2016, at the Alive Hospice Residence in Nashville. Born June 18,...
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Charles E. "Charlie" Daniels

December 30, 1942 - March 26, 2016

View Funeral Webcast Charles Edwin Daniels, 73, retired security guard with Allied Security and former longtime resident of Kinzer Lane, died Saturday, March 26, 2016 at Life Care Center of Columbia. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 12:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Billy Brown officiating. Burial will follow in Gibsonville Cemetery with military honors...
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Dorothy Wilsford Gilliam

November 1, 1921 - March 25, 2016

Dorothy May Wilsford Gilliam, 94, longtime resident of Santa Fe Pike, died peacefully Friday, March 25, 2016 at Morning Pointe surrounded by her family. A graveside service will be conducted Monday at 12:00 P.M. at Polk Memorial Gardens with her grandson Caswell Huff, II officiating. Oakes & Nichols Funeral Directors are assisting the family with arrangements. The family suggests...
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Sandra Elizabeth Smith Romo

April 7, 1957 - March 25, 2016

Sandra Elizabeth Smith Romo, 58, former employee of Farmer Family Restaurant and resident of East 17th Street, died Friday, March 25, 2016 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 4:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Pastor Mark Pylant officiating. The family will visit with friends Saturday from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. at the funeral home....
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Elmer Howard Lusk

May 6, 1933 - March 24, 2016

Elmer Howard Lusk passed peacefully from this life on March 24, 2016, surrounded by his family. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 2:00 P.M. at South Gate Church of Christ with John Vaughan, Joe Macer, and John Thomas officiating. Graveside services will be conducted Monday at 10:00 A.M. at Polk Memorial Gardens. Oakes & Nichols Funeral Directors are assisting the family with...
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Bobby Joe Allen

May 6, 1934 - March 24, 2016

View Funeral Webcast Bobby Joe Allen, 81, died Thursday, March 24, 2016 at his residence in Jackson Heights. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Brother Charles Blythe, Eddie Turner, and Conor Doyle officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Sunday from 5:00 – 8:00 P.M. and Monday...
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Doris Francene McCall

August 4, 1964 - March 23, 2016

Doris Francene McCall, 51, died Wednesday, March 23, 2016 at residence on 3rd Street in Lawrenceburg. The family will visit with friends Saturday from 10:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home. Graveside inurnment will be conducted Wednesday at 11:00 A.M. at Rock Springs Cemetery. Condolences may be extended online at www.oakesandnichols.com. The Maury County native was...
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Gary W. Lovell

February 5, 1942 - March 23, 2016

Gary Wendell Lovell, 74, retired employee of General Electric and resident of Greenvale Drive, died Wednesday, March 23, 2016 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 1:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Greg Gwin officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Friday from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M....
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Craig Richard Meglis

May 12, 1968 - March 22, 2016

Craig Richard Meglis, 47, car enthusiast and resident of South Laurel Circle, died Tuesday, March 22, 2016 at Maury Regional Medical Center. A memorial service will be scheduled at a later date. Oakes & Nichols Funeral Directors are assisting the family with arrangements. Survivors include his parents, Andrew Meglis, III and Mary K. Augimeri Meglis of Columbia; sisters, Dawn (Jay)...
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Charles Cotesworth Pinckney

August 17, 1925 - March 18, 2016

Charles Cotesworth Pinckney, 90, self-employed accountant and resident of Bear Creek Pike, died Friday, March 18, 2016 at Maury Regional Medical Center after a brief illness. A graveside service will be conducted Wednesday at 2:00 P.M. at Saluda Memorial Park in Saluda, North Carolina. A memorial service will be conducted Friday at 5:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home in Columbia. The...
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John Scott Ludden

December 18, 1939 - March 16, 2016

John Scott Ludden, 76, retired supervisor with Nissan and resident of Mingo Branch Road in Santa Fe, died Wednesday, March 16, 2016 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 3:30 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Reverend Gene Shelton officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Friday from 4:00...
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Ray W. Cheek

July 19, 1929 - March 13, 2016

Ray Winfred Cheek, 86, Maury County native and resident of Mountain Grove, Missouri, died Sunday, March 13, 2016 in Springfield, Missouri. A memorial service will be conducted Friday at 6:30 P.M. at First Free Will Baptist Church in Mountain Grove, Missouri under the direction of Craig-Hurtt Funeral Home in Mountain Grove. A time for visiting and fellowship will follow with blackberry...
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Eunice Stewart Wolfe

February 2, 1924 - March 13, 2016

Eunice Grace Stewart Wolfe, 92, retired instructor with the Impact Center and longtime resident of Graymere Manor Road, died Sunday, March 13, 2016 at Signature Health Care. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Bob Vassar and Rev. John Harris officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with...
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Thomas J. "Tom" Burt, Jr.

April 12, 1925 - March 11, 2016

Thomas Jackson "Tom" Burt, Jr., 90, retired farmer and resident of North Cayce Lane, died Friday, March 11, 2016 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 3:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Brother Frank Webb and Steve Burt officiating. Burial will follow in Zion Cemetery with military honors provided by Herbert Griffin American Legion Post 19...
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William E. "Moto" Thurman

December 13, 1953 - March 11, 2016

William E. "Moto" Thurman, 62, retired employee of Advantage Sales and resident of John Sharp Road, died Friday, March 11, 2016 at Maury Regional Medical Center. A memorial service will be conducted Monday at 3:00 P.M. at First Family Church with Pastor Rick Blevins, Johnny Cook, and Ross Cook officiating. The family will visit with friends Monday from 1:00 – 3:00 P.M. at the church. ...
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Captain James W. Jones, USN (Ret.)

August 3, 1942 - March 10, 2016

Captain James William Jones, USN (Ret.), 73, died Thursday, March 10, 2016, at his beloved home on Snow Creek Road in Santa Fe. A Celebration of Life will be conducted Sunday at 1:00 P.M. at First Presbyterian Church with Reverend Joe Evans officiating. Inurnment will follow at Santa Fe Cemetery. Visitation will be held at First Presbyterian Church Saturday from 4:00 – 6:00 P.M. Oakes &...
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Mickey Dean Wright

June 27, 1955 - March 8, 2016

Mickey Dean Wright, 60, resident of Parkway Avenue, died Tuesday, March 8, 2016 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Scott McCord officiating. Burial will follow in Friendship Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Wednesday from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Condolences may be...
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Oliver Benton Quin IV

March 5, 2016

Oliver Benton Quin IV, age 70, resident of Columbia, Tennessee and Venice Beach, California, passed away peacefully Saturday, March 5, 2016 in Santa Monica, California. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Oakes & Nichols Funeral Directors are assisting the family with arrangements and condolences may be extended online at www.oakesandnichols.com.
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Lennie Sullivan Collins

March 27, 1936 - March 3, 2016

Lennie Sullivan Collins, 79, longtime resident of Spring Hill, died unexpectedly Thursday, March 3, 2016 at Centennial Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with grandson Brian Collins and Mark Mardis officiating. Burial will follow in Knob Creek Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Friday from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. at...
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Wanda Jones Barrett

November 25, 1926 - March 2, 2016

Mrs. Wanda Marie Jones Barrett, 89, passed away on March 2, 2016, in Columbia, Tennessee. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 11:30 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Brother Bob Mullenix and Reverend Gary Wedgewood officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Friday from 10:00 A.M. to service time at the funeral home. The...
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Carolyn Murray Outlaw

February 29, 2016

Ruth Carolyn Murray Outlaw, retired teacher and longtime resident of Columbia, died Monday, February 29, 2016 at Abe's Garden at Park Manor in Nashville. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 12:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with The Reverend Rob Courtney officiating. Burial will follow in St. John's Churchyard. The family will visit with friends Saturday from 10:00 A.M....
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Vera Anne Whiteside Grimes

December 28, 1927 - February 28, 2016

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Vera Anne Whiteside Grimes, 88, retired teacher, died Sunday, February 28, 2016, at her residence on Highway 166 North in Mt. Pleasant. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Wendell Robinson officiating. Burial will follow in Worley Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Wednesday...
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Marie McCrary Ketchum Tomlinson

August 1, 1924 - February 27, 2016

Marie McCrary Ketchum Tomlinson, 91, retired seamstress and former resident of Wheeler Drive in Columbia, died Saturday, February 27, 2016 at Parkwest Medical Center in Knoxville. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 10:30 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Steve Swango officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Tuesday...
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Mary King Vaughn

February 22, 1942 - February 27, 2016

View Funeral Webcast Mrs. Mary Ledell King Vaughn, 74, died Saturday, February 27, 2016 at her residence on Rieves Bend Road. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 10:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Chaplain Dennis Smith officiating. Burial will follow in Rock Springs Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Monday from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. at the funeral home. ...
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Lester Herbert Bennett

February 21, 1933 - February 26, 2016

Lester Herbert Bennett, 83, retired employee of Union Carbide and resident of Seventh Avenue, died Friday, February 26, 2016 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 12:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Mike Roberts officiating. Burial will follow in Friendship Cemetery with military honors provided by Herbert Griffin American Legion Post...
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James Edgar Pollard, Jr.

July 7, 1936 - February 26, 2016

Mr. James Edgar Pollard, Jr., age 79, resident of Columbia, died Friday, February 26, 2016 at NHC Healthcare Hillview in Columbia. Visitation with the family will be at South Gate Church of Christ Sunday, February 28, 2016 from 1:00 – 4:00 P.M. and Monday, February 29, 2016 from 10:00 – 11:00 A.M. with funeral services conducted Monday at 11:00 A.M. with Joe Macer, Jim Pollard,...
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June Evans Caperton

June 26, 1934 - February 26, 2016

Mrs. June Evans Stockard Caperton, 81, died Friday, February 26, 2016 at her residence on Nashville Highway. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Steve Robertson officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Sunday from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Condolences may be extended online...
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Kelly Douglas Roach

December 18, 1967 - February 25, 2016

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Part One View Funeral Webcast Part Two Mr. Kelly Douglas Roach, 48, former employee of SESAC and resident of Elysian Fields Road in Nashville, died Thursday, February 25, 2016 at Saint Thomas-West Hospital. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 1:00 P.M. at St. Peter's Episcopal Church with Father Chris Bowhay, Father Thomas Wilson...
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Mattie Martin Breece

June 5, 1921 - February 25, 2016

Mrs. Mattie Belle Martin Breece, 94, homemaker and resident of 6th Avenue, died Thursday, February 25, 2016 at Life Care Center of Columbia. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Reverend Jim Norton officiating. Burial will follow in Friendship Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Saturday from 4:00 – 6:00 P.M. at the funeral...
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Luther "L.C." Gardner

January 9, 1931 - February 25, 2016

Mr. Luther Cooper "L.C." Gardner, 85, retired self-employed concrete contractor and resident of Poplar Estates in Columbia, died Thursday, February 25, 2016 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Graveside services will be conducted Saturday at 3:00 P.M. at Maple Springs Baptist Cemetery in Reliance, Tennessee with Vernon Webb officiating. The family will visit with friends Friday from 5:00 – 7...
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Josephine Schutz Lassett

June 24, 1922 - February 24, 2016

Mrs. Josephine Schutz Lassett, age 93, of Fairhope, Alabama, died Wednesday, February 24, 2016 in Columbia, Tennessee in the Bridge, an assisted living facility. She was born June 24, 1922 in Creighton on a dairy farm in what is now Mobile, Alabama. Josephine was a registered nurse retried from 30 years with the Veterans Administration. Jo worked at Veterans Hospitals in Gulfport, MS, North...
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Velma Gray Davidson

July 14, 1929 - February 24, 2016

Mrs. Velma Gray Davidson, 86, homemaker and resident of North James Campbell Boulevard, died Wednesday, February 24, 2016 at her residence. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Reverend Mike Roberts officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Thursday from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. at the funeral...
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Jessie Sisk Chacon

June 18, 1986 - February 23, 2016

Jessie Rae Sisk Chacon, 29, native of Columbia and resident of Katy, Texas, died Tuesday, February 23, 2016. A memorial service to honor her splendid life was held on Friday, February 26, 2016 at Second Baptist Church West, in Katy, Texas. Her body now lies in rest at Memorial Oaks in Houston, Texas. Oakes & Nichols Funeral Directors are assisting the family with local announcements. ...
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Jean Skelley Warf

March 12, 1929 - February 23, 2016

Mrs. Nolia Jean Skelley Warf, 86, died Tuesday, February 23, 2016, at her residence on Robert Skelley Road. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 1:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Anthony Muston officiating. Burial will follow in Knob Creek Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Friday from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. and Saturday from 12:00 – 1:00 P.M. at the...
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Fred E. Robinson

November 14, 1944 - February 22, 2016

Fred Euing Robinson, 71, retired employee of Michigan Department of Corrections and resident of Columbia, passed away Monday, February 22, 2016 at Maury Regional Medical Center. A memorial service was held in Coldwater, Michigan on March 6, 2016 officiated by The Masonic Lodge and The Order of the Eastern Star Chapters. Oakes & Nichols Funeral Directors are assisting the family with local...
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Joyce Houk

January 6, 1941 - February 22, 2016

Joyce M. Houk, 75, of Crete, Illinois, formerly of Madison, Alabama, entered eternity on February 22, 2016, at home surrounded by family. Funeral service will be Monday at 11:00 A.M. at Berryhill Funeral Home in Huntsville, Alabama with Rev. Larry W. Fincher officiating. Burial will follow at Sisk Cemetery in Estillfork, Alabama. Visitation will be Sunday from 1:00 – 6:00 P.M. at...
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Frances Meyer Evans

August 24, 1911 - February 21, 2016

View Funeral Webcast Frances Meyer Evans went to be with the Lord on Sunday, February 21, 2016 in Columbia, TN. Frances Meyer Evans was born in Memphis, TN on August 24, 1911. She was the daughter the late William Jennings Meyer and Leone Manker Meyer. She was preceded by her husband of 49 years Frederick Watkins Evans. They resided in Columbia Tennessee all their married life. She was a...
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Alisha Harlach Shepard

May 9, 1983 - February 20, 2016

Alisha Marie Harlach Shepard, 32, of Summertown, died Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016, at Vanderbilt Medical Center. Services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Pastor Dave Baker officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home. She was a native of Buffalo, NY and the daughter...
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Lilly Schouweiler Walker

April 27, 1920 - February 17, 2016

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Mrs. Lilly Mae Schouweiler Walker, 95, retired employee of Campbell & Due Contractors and resident of Woods Drive, died Wednesday, February 17, 2016 at NHC Hillview. Funeral services will be conducted 11:00 A.M. Saturday at First Cumberland Presbyterian Church with Reverend Calvin Lunn and Reverend Tommy Clark officiating. Burial will...
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Willie Mae Huff Stofel

September 8, 1919 - February 15, 2016

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Mrs. Willie Mae Huff Stofel, 96, widow of the late Bernard Stofel and retired employee of E. I. DuPont, died Monday, February 15, 2016. Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 P.M. Thursday at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with David Stofel officiating. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Thursday from 12...
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Terry Wayne Chapman

May 28, 1955 - February 13, 2016

View Video Tribute Terry Wayne Chapman, 60, died Saturday, February 13, 2016 at his residence on Hayes Denton Road. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 11:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Wendell Allman officiating. Burial will follow in Hudgins Cemetery in the Fairview Community. The family will visit with friends Wednesday from 5:00 – 8:00 P.M. at...
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Sarah Miller Flanigan

June 9, 1921 - February 13, 2016

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Sarah Miller Flanigan, 94, longtime resident of Eighth Avenue, died Saturday, February 13, 2016 at Vanderbilt Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 10:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. W. Garie Taylor and Rev. James C. Norton officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. The family will visit...
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Jerry Michael "Mike" Grimes

July 15, 1953 - February 12, 2016

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Jerry Michael "Mike" Grimes, 62, former helicopter pilot and flight instructor, died Friday, February 12, 2016 at his residence in Mt. Pleasant. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with David D. Davidson officiating. Burial will follow in Worley Cemetery with military honors provided by Herbert...
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Pauline Johnson Loudermilk

August 20, 1929 - February 12, 2016

View Funeral Webcast Pauline Johnson Loudermilk, 86, retired employee of Union Carbide, died Friday, February 12, 2016 at her residence on Cayce Valley Drive. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 12:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Rick Elsey officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Tuesday from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M....
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Jean Skinner Cannady

May 4, 1937 - February 12, 2016

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Mrs. Annie Jean Skinner Cannady, 78, retired Assistant Vice President of the Accounting Department of Tennessee Farms Mutual Insurance Company and resident of Akita Way in Unionville, died Friday, February 12, 2016 at her residence. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Brother Geoff...
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Teresa Seals Binkley

November 19, 1964 - February 9, 2016

Teresa Seals Binkley, age 51 of Goodlettsville, TN died Tuesday February 9, 2016 at her home. Funeral services will be held Saturday February 13, 2016 at 1:00 P.M.at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Bro. Jack Martin, minister of Green Ridge Church of Christ, officiating. Burial will follow in Williamsport Cemetery. The family will receive friends Saturday from 10:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M. at...
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Della Thomason Haycraft

May 31, 1938 - February 9, 2016

Mrs. Della Thomason Haycraft, 77, resident of West Highland Street in Chandler, Arizona, died Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at her residence. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 3:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Doug Brown officiating. Burial will follow in Spencer Hill Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Saturday from 2:00 P.M. until the time of the service at the...
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Ollie J. Wagers

March 8, 1936 - February 9, 2016

Ollie J. Wagers, 79, retired employee of General Motors, died Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at his residence on Redwood Circle. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 2:00 P.M at Knox Funeral Home in Barbourville, Kentucky. Burial will follow in Trace Branch Community Cemetery in Heidrick, Kentucky. The family will visit with friends Saturday from 5:00 – 8:00 P.M. at Knox Funeral Home,...
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Joyce Carpenter Warren

October 14, 1932 - February 8, 2016

View Video Tribute Shirley Joyce Carpenter Warren, died peacefully at home, surrounded by her family on Monday evening, February 8, 2016. She is survived by her loving and devoted husband of 63 years, Rev. J. Arch Warren, her 7 children, 23 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 10:30 A.M. at Zion Presbyterian Church with Rev. Paul...
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Betty Johns Rankin

September 11, 1931 - February 7, 2016

View Funeral Webcast Mrs. Betty Jean Johns Rankin, 84, homemaker and resident of Bailey Street, died Sunday, February 7, 2016 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 1:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Reverend Thomas Vann, Sr. and Pastor Angy Trimmer officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with...
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Ann Lightfoot West

June 20, 1938 - February 6, 2016

Mrs. Ann Lightfoot West, 77, homemaker and resident of Darks Mill Road, died Saturday, February 06, 2016 at Alive Hospice in Nashville. A memorial service will be conducted Tuesday at 10:30 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Reverend Joe Evans officiating. The family will visit with friends Monday from 5:00 – 7:00 P.M. at the funeral home. The family suggest memorials be made to...
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John M. deKnoblough, Jr.

May 18, 1951 - February 4, 2016

John M. deKnoblough, Jr., 64, died Thursday, February 4, 2016 at his residence in Bloomington Springs, Tennessee. A memorial service will be conducted at a later date. Oakes & Nichols Funeral Directors are assisting the family with local announcements. Fond memories and condolences for the family may be extended online at www.oakesandnichols.com. Born May 18, 1951 in Maury County, he...
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Christine Warf Neal

December 4, 1933 - February 1, 2016

Christine Warf Neal, 82, resident of Bear Creek Pike, died Monday, February 1, 2016 at Morning Pointe of Columbia. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 1:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Carl May officiating. Burial will follow in Neapolis Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Thursday from 11:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M. at the funeral home. The family suggests...
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Vanessa Pinkleton Mayberry

December 25, 1959 - January 29, 2016

View Funeral Webcast Vanessa Pinkleton Mayberry, 56, former employee of Motion Industries, died Friday, January 29, 2016 at her residence on Dry Fork Road in the Hampshire Community. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Russ Adcox officiating. Burial will follow in Worley Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Tuesday from 4...
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Sue Whitaker Blocker

January 25, 1938 - January 28, 2016

View Funeral Webcast Mrs. Sue Whitaker Blocker, 78, died Thursday, January 28, 2016 at her residence on Trotwood Avenue. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 1:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Tony Brown officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Saturday from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. at the funeral home. The...
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William Paul Riley

June 28, 1957 - January 27, 2016

View Funeral Webcast William Paul Riley, 58, employee of the Impact Center and resident of Culleoka died, Thursday, January 28, 2016 at his residence. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 3:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Don McKee officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Friday from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. at the...
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Louella Dillehay Miller

March 4, 1927 - January 27, 2016

View Funeral Webcast Mrs. Louella Dillehay Miller, 88, homemaker and resident of Rosewood Drive, died Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at NHC Columbia. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 10:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with John Thomas officiating. Burial will follow in Rock Springs Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Friday from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. at the...
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Brownie Weatherford Hickman

April 29, 1918 - January 26, 2016

View Funeral Webcast Mrs. Brownie Weatherford Hickman, 97, retired employee of DuPont and resident of Yokley Road in Lynnville, died Tuesday, January 26, 2016 at Morning Pointe in Columbia. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 11:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Wayne Phillips officiating. Burial will follow in Lynnwood Cemetery. The family will visit with friends...
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Jewell Osteen Thornton

August 28, 1924 - January 25, 2016

Jewell Osteen Thornton, born August 28, 1924, peacefully went to claim her reward for a life well lived on January 25, 2016 in Bedford, Texas. A graveside service will be conducted Saturday at 2:00 P.M. at Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Saturday from 11:00 A.M. – 1:30 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home. A memorial service will be held on February 7, 2016 from...
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Maudie Hickman Cates

August 16, 1931 - January 24, 2016

Mrs. Maudie Lee Hickman Cates, 84, homemaker and resident of Lee Drive, died Sunday, January 24, 2016 at her residence. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with her grandson Walter Cates officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Wednesday after 10:00 A.M. at the funeral home. Condolences may...
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Jean Ewing Love

April 6, 1918 - January 23, 2016

Jean Morgan Ewing Love died January 23, 2016. She was born April 6, 1918, at the old St. Thomas Hospital on Hayes Street. On this day the first American troops sailed from New York to enter World War 1. She was the daughter of Jean Morgan and Samuel Cecil Ewing and she attended Peabody Demonstration School, Ward Belmont Preparatory School and Vanderbilt University. Mrs. Love was a fourth...
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Dorothy Barham Kelley

January 28, 1926 - January 22, 2016

Mrs. Dorothy Christine Barham Kelley, 89, retired employee for Weather Tamer and resident of Baker Road in Columbia, died Friday, January 22, 2016 at Signature Health Care. Graveside services will be conducted Monday at 1:00 P.M. at Polk Memorial Gardens with Chaplin Donna Stewart officiating. Oakes & Nichols Funeral Directors are assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences may...
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Jane Helmer Wells

December 15, 1942 - January 21, 2016

View Funeral Webcast Mrs. Jane Marie Helmer Wells, 73, retired seamstress for Creekwood Incorporated and resident of Park Plus Court, died Thursday, January 21, 2016 at her residence after a courageous battle with cancer. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 4:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Brian Talley officiating. The family will visit with friends...
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James Lewis White

September 24, 1945 - January 20, 2016

View Funeral Webcast Mr. James Lewis White, 70, resident of Mooresville Pike, died Wednesday, January 20, 2016 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Dr. Robert Gamble officiating. Burial will follow in Friendship Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Saturday from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. at the funeral...
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Timothy L. Gibson

February 9, 1983 - January 18, 2016

Timothy Leighton Gibson, 32, boxing promoter with K.O. Management, died Monday, January 18, 2016 at his residence on Hampshire Pike. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 10:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Chris Smith officiating. The family will visit with friends Thursday from 3:00 -7:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Condolences may be extended online at www...
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Catherine Gilliam Dodson

May 13, 1924 - January 17, 2016

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Mrs. Catherine Virginia Gilliam Dodson, 91, retired employee of Dixie Manufacturing and resident of Galloway Street, died Sunday, January 17, 2016 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 1:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Kevin Maxey and Doug Hethcoat officiating. Burial will follow in Polk...
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Rufus Villard Haygood

August 10, 1928 - January 16, 2016

View Funeral Webcast Mr. Rufus Villard Haygood, 87, owner of Northway Barber Shop for 38 years and resident of Hampshire Pike, died Saturday, January 16, 2016 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 1:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Reverend Paul Joiner and Reverend Chad Middlebrooks officiating. Burial will follow in Zion Churchyard...
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Buddy Rogers, Jr.

May 9, 1938 - January 15, 2016

View Funeral Webcast Mr. Elmer Henry "Buddy" Rogers, Jr., age 77, passed away at his home on January 15, 2016, with his beloved wife Katherine by his side, after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 11:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral home with Wendell Robinson, Roy Gallaher, Jr. and John Harris officiating. Burial will follow in Polk...
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Katie Turner Brooks

October 22, 1926 - January 13, 2016

Mrs. Katie Turner Brooks, 89, retired employee of Maury Regional Medical with 26 years of service and resident of Towson Drive, died Wednesday, January 13, 2016 at her residence. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 12:00 P.M. at Westminster Presbyterian Church with Reverend Jeff Kane officiating. Burial will follow in Glenwood Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Saturday...
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Jane Baker Collins

January 9, 1932 - January 13, 2016

Jane Baker Collins tips her hat good bye as a Maury County native and wife of the late Thomas Lee Collins, daughter of the late Curtis C. Baker and Essie Lou Alderson Baker. She attended Santa Fe High School and obtained her GED at CSCC at age 52, then furthered her education at CSCC. She was the Sample Department Supervisor at Weather Tamer for 24 years; 8 years at Walmart as cashier; and 7...
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Pamela Fox Workman

July 6, 1956 - January 13, 2016

Pamela Sue Fox Workman, 59, retired employee of Publix Shirt Manufacturing and resident of East Seventeenth Street, died Wednesday, January 13, 2016 at her residence. Funeral services will be conducted 1:00 P.M. Friday at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Brother Dennis Owens officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Thursday from 4:00 –...
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Ruth Lillian Griffin

April 7, 1923 - January 11, 2016

Ruth Lillian Lorenz Griffin, 92, died Monday, January 11, 2016. A private family service was held Thursday at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home. Oakes & Nichols Funeral Directors assisted the family with arrangements. Condolences may be extended online at www.oakesandnichols.com. Born April 7, 1923 in Chicago, Illinois, she was the daughter of the late Fredrick Lorenz and Lillian Kreuger...
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Harriet Frierson Crabb

August 2, 1924 - January 10, 2016

Harriet Frierson Crabb, 91, passed away on January 10, 2016 at Meadowbrook Care Center in Urbana, Illinois. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 3:00 P.M. at Zion Presbyterian Church with The Reverend Chad Middlebrooks officiating. Burial will follow in Zion Churchyard. The family will visit with friends Sunday from 2:00 – 3:00 P.M. at the church. Oakes & Nichols Funeral...
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Cathy Anne Graves

March 16, 1952 - January 10, 2016

Cathy Anne Graves, 63, retired disability claims examiner for the State of Tennessee and resident of Campbellsville Pike, died Sunday, January 10, 2016 at Maury Regional Medical Center. A memorial graveside service will be held at a later date. Oakes & Nichols Funeral Directors are assisting the family with arrangements and condolences may be extended online at www.oakesandnichols.com. ...
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Terry "Bones" Odom

March 2, 1950 - January 9, 2016

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Terry Eugene "Bones" Odom, 65, resident of Fly Road in Santa Fe, died Saturday, January 9, 2016 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 11:00 A.M. Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Matthew Wood officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Monday from 4:00 -8...
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Earline Ashton Burgess

October 27, 1929 - January 6, 2016

View Funeral Webcast Earline Ashton Burgess, 86, retired employee of First Farmers & Merchants Bank Trust Department, died Wednesday, January 6, 2016 at her residence in Lynnville. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 1:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Milton Stephens officiating. Burial will follow in Lynnwood Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Saturday...
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Juanita Morrow Voss

September 13, 1916 - January 4, 2016

View Funeral Webcast Juanita Morrow Voss, 99, went home to be with her Lord and Savior, Monday, January 4, 2016. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 1:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with David Morris and Don Morrow officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Wednesday from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. at the funeral...
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Donald Wade Campbell, Sr.

March 5, 1928 - January 3, 2016

View Funeral Webcast Donald Wade Campbell, Sr., 87, retired heavy equipment operator with Columbia Rock Products for over fifty-eight years, died Sunday, January 3, 2016 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 11:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Ezell Rose officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will...
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