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Linda June Oliver Dugger

March 16, 1944 - April 23, 2018

Linda June Oliver Dugger, 74, long-time resident of Tinsley Lane died Monday, April 23, 2018 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Reverend Allen Armstrong officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Wednesday from 4:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M. and Thursday from...
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Luther Douglas "Doug" Young

September 10, 1948 - April 17, 2018

Luther Douglas "Doug" Young, 69, resident of Hays Drive, died Tuesday, April 17, 2018, at NHC Maury Regional Transitional Care Center. A graveside service will be conducted Friday at 12:30 P.M. at Rose Hill Cemetery with the Reverend Peter Whalen officiating. The family will visit with friends Friday from 10:00 A.M. – 12:00 noon at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home. The family suggests...
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Barbara Nash Baker

February 13, 1920 - April 15, 2018

View Video Tribute Barbara Nash Baker, 98, homemaker, died Sunday, April 15, 2018 at her residence on Morrow Lane. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 1:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Reverend Phillip Wright, Jason Beard, and Cory Ross officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Monday from 4:00 P.M. – 8:00P.M....
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Thomas Richard Brown

July 18, 1930 - April 12, 2018

View Funeral Webcast View Video Tribute Thomas Richard Brown, 87, passed away peacefully at his home on Thursday, April 12, 2018 surrounded by his family. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 12:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with John Vaughan officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens with military honors provided by the Herbert Griffin American Legion...
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Philip Sidney "Phil" Lindsey

July 17, 1940 - April 11, 2018

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Philip Sidney "Phil" Lindsey, 77, longtime employee of Stauffer Chemical Company and Zeneca retiree, died Wednesday, April 11, 2018, at Vanderbilt Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Andrew Phillips officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will...
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Earl Edmonson Johnson

November 24, 1940 - April 8, 2018

Earl Edmonson Johnson, 77, retired farmer and resident of Williamsport, died Sunday, April 8, 2018 at Maury Regional Medical Center. A graveside service will be conducted Thursday at 3:30 P.M. at Polk Memorial Gardens with Mayor Jim Bailey and Eddie Vaughn officiating. Military honors will be provided by the Herbert Griffin American Legion Post #19. The family will visit with friends Thursday...
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Charlotte Ann Hardin Fulbright

March 12, 1931 - April 4, 2018

Charlotte Ann Hardin Fulbright, born March 12, 1931, in Conyers, GA, and passed away peacefully at home April 4, 2018. She enjoyed a full life with family and friends and was treasured by all. Inurnment will be in Conyers, GA. She is survived by husband, Al Fulbright; daughters, Sally Tucker (Joe) and Polly Irvin (Tad); grandchildren, Jonathan Tucker, Clay Tucker, Angela Irvin and Coty Irvin;...
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Cecil Moore Duncan

April 13, 1922 - April 4, 2018

View Funeral Webcast Cecil Moore Duncan, 95, resident of Perkins Lane, died Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 1:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Jeremy Butt, Randy Owens, and Mike Kesler officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens with military honors provided by the Herbert Griffin American...
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Gary Lee Slonaker

October 18, 1952 - April 1, 2018

Gary Lee Slonaker, 65, retired security guard, died Sunday, April 1, 2018, at his residence on Trousdale Lane. The family will gather at a later date for a celebration of Gary's life. Oakes & Nichols Funeral Directors are assisting the family with arrangements. The family suggests memorials to Gary Slonaker Fund, 4134 Trousdale Lane, Columbia, TN 38401. Condolences may be extended...
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William Padgett "Pat" Carroll, Jr.

September 22, 1955 - April 1, 2018

William Padgett "Pat" Carroll, Jr., 62, former employee of Triangle Auto Springs and owner/operator of C& F Trucking Company, died Sunday, April 1, 2018 at his daughter and son-in-law's residence on Chestnut Drive. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 10:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Chris Westfall officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. The family...
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Donald Wayne "Stoney" Stonecipher, Sr.

November 21, 1941 - March 31, 2018

Donald Wayne "Stoney" Stonecipher, Sr.,76, resident of Columbia, died Saturday, March 31, 2018 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 1:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with David Conley and Jon Shepherd officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Tuesday from 4:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M. at...
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Barbara Elizabeth McKennon Dunn Brooks

October 22, 1949 - March 30, 2018

Barbara Elizabeth McKennon Dunn Brooks, 68, employee of Maury Regional Home Health and resident of Pleasant Drive, died Friday, March 30, 2018 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 10:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Reverend Rick Elsey officiating. Burial will follow in McClain Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Monday from 4:00...
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Thomas Porter "Pete" Reese

January 19, 1949 - March 26, 2018

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Thomas Porter "Pete" Reese, age 69, resident of the Williamsport Community, died Monday, March 26th 2018, at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Mylen Coble officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens with military honors provided by...
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Kenneth Beasley Love

October 11, 1922 - March 24, 2018

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Kenneth Beasley Love, age 95, a resident of Columbia, passed away Saturday, March 24, 2018, surrounded by family at Brookdale Columbia Assisted Living. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 1:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Mayor Charlie Norman officiating. Burial will follow in Love Cemetery with military honors provided by...
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Nola Johnson Benderman Martindale

December 4, 1921 - March 24, 2018

Nola Johnson Benderman Martindale, 96, longtime resident of Pulaski Highway in the McCains Community, died Saturday, March 24, 2018, at Life Care Center of Columbia where she had made her home for the past five years. A graveside service will be conducted Monday at 11:30 A.M. at Lawrence Cemetery in Mt. Pleasant with Rev. William Owens officiating. The family will visit with friends Monday...
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Helen Rebecca Derryberry Greenway Carroll

April 13, 1934 - March 23, 2018

Mrs. Helen Rebecca Greenway Carroll, 83, resident of Columbia, TN, died Friday, March 23, 2018 at Life Care Center of Columbia. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Dennis Smith and Sharon Vaughn officiating. Helen will be laid to rest in Rose Hill Cemetery following the funeral. The family will visit with friends on Sunday, March 25th...
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Samantha Maria Salas

September 12, 1997 - March 21, 2018

Samantha Maria Salas, 20, traded in her wheelchair for her angel wings surrounded by her family and friends on Wednesday, March 21, 2018. A graveside service will be conducted Friday at 3:30 P.M. at Concord Cemetery with Tonya Marks officiating. The family will visit with friends Friday from 1:00 P.M – 3:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home. The family suggests family memorials to...
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James Edward "Jimmy" Dawson

February 25, 1930 - March 16, 2018

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast James Edward "Jimmy" Dawson, 88, retired well-known educator and resident of Caldwell Drive, died Friday, March 16, 2018 at NHC Maury Regional Transitional Care after a brief illness with cancer. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, March 21 at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Kyle Harris and Randy Jones officiating. ...
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Edward Steve Kennedy

April 26, 1943 - March 7, 2018

Edward Steve Kennedy, 74, retired employee of Weather Tamer in Columbia and resident of Denham Avenue, died Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at VA Hospital in Nashville. A memorial service will be conducted Monday at 8:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Mike Roberts officiating. The family will visit with friends Monday from 5:00 – 8:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Condolences may be...
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Carol Jane Satterwhite

April 19, 1947 - March 4, 2018

View Video Tribute Carol Jane Satterwhite, 70, resident of the Campbellsville Pike, died Sunday, March 4, 2018 at Morning Pointe. A celebration of life will be held Friday, March 9, 2018 at 4:00 P.M. at First Presbyterian Church with Dr. Paul W. Bauer and Reverend Steve Thomas officiating. The family will visit with friends Thursday from 4:00 – 7:00 P.M. at Oakes and Nichols Funeral...
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Chesley Herbert Thomason

January 25, 1930 - March 4, 2018

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Chesley Herbert Thomason, 88, retired employee of DuPont/Spontex and resident of Park Drive, died Sunday, March 4, 2018, at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 1:00 P.M. at West Seventh Street Church of Christ with Ted Burleson, Mike Kesler, Jeremy Butt, and Randy Owens officiating. Burial will follow...
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Mary Victoria Grant Graham

January 26, 1941 - March 4, 2018

Mary Victoria Grant Graham, 77, died Sunday, March 4, 2018, at her residence on Murphy Lane. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 11:00 A.M. at First Presbyterian Church with Dr. Paul W. Bauer officiating. Burial will follow in St. John's Churchyard. The family will visit with friends Thursday from 4:00 – 7:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home and Friday from 10:00 – 11:00 A...
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Dorothy Ann "Dot" Foster Smith

June 13, 1927 - March 3, 2018

Dorothy Ann "Dot" Foster Smith, 90, died Saturday, March 3, 2018, at Millington Health Care & Rehab in Millington. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 1:00 P.M. at Neapolis United Methodist Church. Burial will follow in Neapolis Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Thursday from 12:00 – 1:00 P.M at the church. Oakes & Nichols Funeral Directors are assisting the family...
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Willie Randy "Breeze" Roberts

November 19, 1954 - March 2, 2018

Willie Randall "Randy" "Breeze" Roberts, 63, former employee of Durango Boot Company in Franklin and welder by trade, died Friday, March 2, 2018 at his residence on New Highway 7. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 11:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home, with Rev. Allen Armstrong officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens with military honors provided by the...
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Patricia June Gibson Beard

August 1, 1949 - March 2, 2018

Patricia June Gibson Beard, 68, resident of Lookout Drive, passed away Friday, March 2, 2018, at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 2:00 P.M. at Grace Church of the Nazarene with Pastor Mark Lindstrom officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Sunday from 5:00 – 8:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral...
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Archie Manson "Buddy" Morrow, II.

May 8, 1947 - March 2, 2018

A. Manson "Buddy" Morrow, II, 70, lifelong resident of Williamsport, passed away Friday, March 2, 2018 at Maury Regional Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 11:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with David Thomas, Allen Foster, and Ethan Foster officiating. Burial will follow in Morrow Cemetery. The family will visit with friends...
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Forrest McGee, Jr.

August 23, 1933 - February 26, 2018

Forrest McGee, Jr., 84, retired insurance agent and Securities Registered Representative, and longtime resident of Brentwood, died Monday, February 26, 2018, at Morning Pointe. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 10:00 A.M. at Brentwood Baptist Church with Dr. Mike Glenn officiating. Burial will follow in Christ Church Memorial Gardens with Gayle Haywood officiating. The family...
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David Clark McKee

October 28, 1957 - February 26, 2018

David Clark McKee, 60, died Monday, February 26, 2018 at Maury Regional Medical Center. The family will visit with friends Wednesday from 2:00 – 4:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home. Condolences may be extended online at www.oakesandnichols.com. Survivors include his daughters, Christina McKee and Amanda (Randall) Stanfill; brother, James McKee; grandchildren, Steven Anderson, Tre...
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Lee Roy "Petey" Payne, Jr.

December 8, 1939 - February 22, 2018

View Funeral Webcast Lee Roy "Petey" Payne, Jr., 78, retired employee of Monsanto and resident of Hiwassee Drive, died Thursday, February 22, 2018 at Maury Regional Medical Center. A memorial service will be conducted Monday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home. The family will visit with friends Sunday from 5:00 – 8:00 P.M. at the funeral home. The family...
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William Thomas Osborne

October 30, 1920 - February 22, 2018

Family and friends regret to announce, William Thomas Osborne, 97, passed away peacefully Thursday, February 22, 2018 at Williamson Medical Center. Survivors include his wife, Janice Hardison Osborne of Columbia; daughters, Ouida (Steve) Hill of Columbia; Phoebe (Jeff) Zimmer of Nashville; sons, Ross Osborne of Columbia; Wendell (Lenae) Cheek of Brentwood; sister, Fannie D. Ellis of Nashville...
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Harold Raymond Taylor, III

January 31, 1947 - February 21, 2018

View Funeral Webcast Mr. Harold Raymond Taylor III, age 71, passed away on Wednesday, 21 February 2018, at Maury Regional Hospital in Columbia, TN, with his devoted wife, Hellen, by his side. A celebration of life will be conducted Saturday, 24 March 2018 at 11:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home in Columbia, TN, with the Reverend Chip Hunter officiating. Visitation and a Reception,...
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Elizabeth Fraser Lyons

September 11, 1937 - February 21, 2018

View Funeral Webcast Elizabeth Fraser Lyons, 80, retired nurse at Bright Glade Nursing Home and resident of Memphis, died Wednesday, February 21, 2018, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Jeffrey Talley officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with...
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Marcie Cordelia Bolton

June 7, 1936 - February 20, 2018

Marcie Cordelia Bolton, 81, retired employee of Tuscarora Plastics and resident of Culleoka, died Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 1:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. William Owens officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Wednesday from 4:00 – 8:00 P...
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Sarah Elizabeth Lee

February 8, 1926 - February 19, 2018

Sarah Elizabeth Lee passed away February 19, 2018 in Spring Hill, Tennessee, after recently celebrating her 92nd birthday. A graveside service will be held Thursday, March 1, 2018, at 1:00 P.M. at Rose Hill Cemetery. Oakes & Nichols Funeral Directors are assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences may be extended online at www.oakesandnichols.com. Born February 8, 1926 in...
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Bobby Ray Fite

December 27, 1935 - February 19, 2018

Bobby Ray Fite, 82, lifelong resident and farmer of the Williamsport Community, died Monday, February 19, 2018 at his residence. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 1:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Reverend Christine Penner officiating. Burial will follow in Mt. Nebo Cemetery with military honors provided by Herbert Griffin American Legion Post 19. The family will...
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Everett Reed Hollis

February 18, 2018

Everett Reed Hollis, infant son of Paul Ross Hollis and Haley Burns Hollis, died Sunday, February 18, 2018 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis. A graveside service will be conducted Sunday at 3:00 P.M. at Lynnwood Cemetery with Richard Long officiating. Oakes & Nichols Funeral Directors are assisting the family with arrangements and condolences may be extended online at www...
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Bobby Gene Chaffin

September 14, 1934 - February 18, 2018

Bobby Gene Chaffin, 83, resident of Stiversville Road, died Sunday, February 18, 2018 at Signature Health Care. A graveside service will be conducted Thursday at 11:00 A.M. at Lynnwood Cemetery with Joel Love officiating. The family will visit with friends Wednesday from 4:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home. Condolences may be extended online at www.oakesandnichols.com. ...
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Norma Sue Luttrell Bates

May 15, 1939 - February 17, 2018

Norma Sue Luttrell Bates, 78, retired administrative secretary for Tennessee Department of Human Services, died Saturday, February 17, 2018 at Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 11:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Bradley Dugger officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Thursday...
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Joe Sam Savage

November 8, 1928 - February 16, 2018

Joe Sam Savage, 89, retired employee of Maury Farmers Co-op, farmer and resident of Dry Fork Road, died Friday, February 16, 2018 in Columbia. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 10:30 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Hueston Marshall officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Monday from 3:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M. at the...
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Martha White Helm Redding

January 19, 1962 - February 15, 2018

Martha Redding, 56, died Thursday, February 15, 2018 at her residence near Culleoka, Tennessee. A memorial service will be conducted Wednesday, February 21 at St. Peter's Episcopal Church in Columbia, Tennessee. Visitation will be in the church Parrish Hall from 12:00 P.M. – 1:30 P.M. The Episcopal Rite of the Burial of the Dead with Holy Eucharist will be officiated by The Reverend Chris...
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John Oliver Helling

August 8, 1933 - February 14, 2018

John Oliver Helling, 84, died February 14, 2018. Maury County will miss a very special gentleman, as John Helling lost his battle with several medical issues. A Celebration of the Life of John Oliver Helling will be conducted Sunday at 5:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Chip Hunter officiating. The family will visit with friends Sunday from 3:00 – 5:00 P.M. at the...
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Julie Grace Roberts

July 10, 1972 - February 13, 2018

Julie Grace Roberts, 45, employee of A. O. Smith Water Products Company in Ashland City, died Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at her residence in Ashland City. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 10:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Milton Stephens and Bobby Sands officiating. Burial will follow in Lynnwood Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Friday from 4:00 P.M....
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Margaret Joann Knapton Johnson

February 28, 1948 - February 13, 2018

Margaret Joann "JoJo" Knapton Johnson, 69, resident of Columbia, died Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 2:30 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Jimmy Elliott, Jason Beck, and Tyler Robinson officiating. Burial will follow in Spring Hill Memorial Park. The family will visit with friends Saturday after 4:00 P.M. at...
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Mildred Mai Blalock Chandler

September 8, 1927 - February 13, 2018

Mildred Mai Blalock Chandler, 90, retired employee of The Daily Herald and resident of Brookview Circle, died Tuesday, February 13, 2018, at NHC Columbia. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Wilson Henderson officiating. Burial will follow in Ring Cemetery in the Pottsville Community. The family will visit with friends...
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Matthew Garrett Anderson

May 6, 1995 - February 11, 2018

Matthew Garrett Anderson, 22, resident of Old Highway 99 in Columbia, passed away Sunday, February 11, 2018 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 2:30 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Friday from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. and Saturday from 1:00 – 2:30 P.M. at the...
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Joe Cecil Crews

October 25, 1921 - February 10, 2018

Joe Cecil Crews, 96, retired employee of Dixie Electrotype Company and resident of Nashville, died Saturday, February 10, 2018, at Alive Hospice in Nashville. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 3:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Bob Rush officiating. Burial will follow in Friendship Cemetery with military honors provided by Herbert Griffin American Legion Post 19....
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Carolyn Rodgers Hickman

June 24, 1938 - February 9, 2018

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Carolyn Rodgers Hickman, 79, former longtime resident of Cheyenne Trail in Columbia, died Friday, February 9, 2018, at her daughter's residence in Antioch, where she had made her home for the past several years. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 1:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Perry Muse officiating. Burial will follow...
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Deamie White Priest

September 8, 1931 - February 7, 2018

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Deamie White Priest, 86, retired dental office receptionist, former saleslady at W. W. Evans Company and resident of Columbia, died Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 11:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Reverend Terry Peery officiating. Burial will follow in...
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Bobby Wayde Kelley

June 20, 1947 - February 6, 2018

Bobby Wayde Kelley, 70, retired owner of B&W Painting, long-time employee of Stauffer Chemical Company and resident of Columbia, passed away Tuesday, February 6, 2018, at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Randy McNeece and Jeremy Alsup officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens with military...
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Jaysin Kolton Crumley

October 17, 2017 - February 5, 2018

Jaysin Kolton Crumley, infant son of Jason Edward Crumley and Nina Marie Howard, died Monday, February 5, 2018 at his residence in Columbia. A memorial service will be conducted Friday at 6:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home. The family will visit with friends Friday from 2:00 – 6:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Condolences may be extended online at www.oakesandnichols.com. In...
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David Nathaniel Adkison

June 1, 1964 - February 4, 2018

David Nathaniel Adkison, 53, territory manager for Byrd's Automotive, died Sunday, February 4, 2018 at his residence in Columbia. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 12:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Reverend Mylen Coble officiating. Burial will follow in Adkison Cemetery with military honors provided by the Herbert Griffin American Legion Post 19. The family will...
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Joe Richie Ashley

October 24, 1946 - February 4, 2018

Joe Richie Ashley, 71, resident of Pawnee Trail, died Sunday, February 4, 2018 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Reverend Lon Byrd Broyles and Jimmy Rochelle officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Tuesday from 4:00 P.M.– 8:00 P.M. concluding...
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Shirley Gail West Pilkinton

August 11, 1952 - February 2, 2018

Shirley Gail West Pilkinton, 65, passed away on Friday, February 2, 2018 at her home after an extended illness. She was a dearly loved wife, sister, sister-in-law, aunt and friend. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 11:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Reverend David Buffaloe officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends...
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Joseph Edward "Joe" Reischman

November 12, 1938 - January 31, 2018

Joseph Edward "Joe" Reischman, 79, resident of Mooresville Pike, died Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at Maury Regional Medical Center. A funeral mass will be held Saturday at 10:30 A.M. at St. Catherine Catholic Church with Father Davis Chackaleckel officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Friday from 3:00 P.M. – 7:30 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols...
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Robert Lee Townsend

April 28, 1933 - January 27, 2018

Robert Lee Townsend, 84, retired Law Enforcement employee, died Saturday, January 27, 2018 at his residence in Columbia. A memorial service will be conducted Saturday, February 17, 2018 at 12:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Jerry Elder officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Saturday from 11:00 A.M. until service time at the...
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Johnnie Mae Campbell Hutcherson

April 2, 1923 - January 26, 2018

Johnnie Mae Campbell Hutcherson, 94, retired seamstress, died Friday, January 26, 2018, at her residence on Carters Creek Pike. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 10:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with George Stofel and Weston Stofel officiating. Burial will follow in Lasting Hope Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Sunday from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. at the funeral...
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Eugene Finley "Eggshell" Aydelotte

June 29, 1931 - January 22, 2018

Eugene Finley "Eggshell" Aydelotte, 86, retired employee of E. I. DuPont and resident of Porter Circle, died Monday, January 22, 2018, at Life Care Center of Columbia. The family will celebrate his life and visit with friends Sunday from 4:00 – 6:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home. Condolences may be extended online at www.oakesandnichols.com. Born June 29, 1931 in Maury County,...
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Mary Katherine Littlejohn McCracken

June 16, 1928 - January 21, 2018

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Mrs. Mary Katherine Littlejohn McCracken, 89, a long-time resident of Columbia, TN, died Sunday, January 21, 2018 at Maury Regional Medical Center after a short illness. She was born June 16, 1928 in Columbia, TN, the daughter of the late Herbert Baxter and Clatie Mae Johnson Littlejohn. Mrs. McCracken was a long time Bell South employee who...
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Betty Jo Jones Wilson

July 20, 1933 - January 21, 2018

Betty Jo Jones Wilson, 84, former longtime resident of Main Street in Lynnville, died Sunday, January 21, 2018 at Life Care Center of Columbia where she had made her home for several years. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 10:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Brother Danny Jones and Brother Gary Bailey officiating. Burial will follow in Bryant Cemetery in the...
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Joshua Neal McCarley

August 10, 1977 - January 20, 2018

Joshua Neal McCarley, age 40, employee of Ryder Logistics in Spring Hill and former employee of the Maury County Department of Corrections, died Saturday, January 20, 2018 at his residence in Columbia. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Chaplain Douglas Cobern officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. The family will...
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Billy Frank Jett

August 21, 1936 - January 19, 2018

Billy Frank Jett, 81, retired Supervisor for Heil Quaker/Inter Cities Products and resident of Culleoka, died Friday, January 19, 2018 at Centennial Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 3:30 P.M. at Friendship Baptist Church with James Sampley officiating. Burial will follow in Friendship Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Sunday from 4:00 P.M.-8:00 P.M. at...
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Linda Kay Potts

July 15, 1948 - January 19, 2018

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Linda Kay Potts, 69, owner-operator of Potts Grocery, died Friday, January 19, 2018 at her residence on New Highway 7. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 1:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Reverend Mike Dawson officiating. Burial will follow in Santa Fe Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Sunday 2:00 P.M.- 8:00 P.M....
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Glenn Doak Ferrell

April 11, 1931 - January 16, 2018

Glenn Doak Ferrell, 86, retired owner/operator of Murfreesboro Plating Company and resident of Merlin Court in Columbia, Tennessee, died Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at NHC Maury Regional Transitional Care Center. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 3:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Joe Rushing and Lyndall Propst officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens...
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Lila Lee Yancey Alexander

September 17, 1921 - January 15, 2018

Lila Lee Yancey Alexander, 96, former longtime resident of Old Williamsport Pike, died Monday, January 15, 2018, at Alexian Village in Signal Mountain where she had made her home for the past few years. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 11:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Steve Swango officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. The family will visit...
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Wanda Jean Tomlin

February 23, 1940 - January 15, 2018

Wanda Jean Tomlin, 77, former resident of Terrace Drive, died Monday, January 15, 2018 at Maury Regional Medical Center. A memorial service will be conducted Saturday at 6:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home. The family will visit with friends Friday from 4:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M. and Saturday from 4:00 P.M. – 6:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Condolences may be extended online at www...
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Steven Joseph Holmes

September 24, 1942 - January 14, 2018

Steven Joseph Holmes, 75, retired Director of Internal Affairs with the State of Tennessee and resident of Antioch, died Sunday, January 14, 2018 at TriStar Centennial Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Monday, January 22, at 7:00 P.M. at Tusculum Hills Baptist Church with Rev. Paul Gunn officiating. A graveside service with military honors will be held Tuesday, January 23,...
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Glenn Ray Porter

October 9, 1924 - January 14, 2018

Glenn Ray Porter, 93, a former longtime resident of Columbia, Tennessee, passed from this life on Sunday, January 14, 2018 surrounded by his family at his home in Nashville, Tennessee. A Memorial Service will be conducted Wednesday at 3:00 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church preceded by a visitation in the church rotunda at 2:00 p.m. The family will host a Memorial Celebration for friends...
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Elsie Marie Taylor Price

December 23, 1923 - January 14, 2018

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Elsie Marie Taylor Price, 94, died Sunday, January 14, 2018 at her residence on South Main Street in Columbia. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 11:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Steve Swango officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens with military honors provided by Herbert Griffin American Legion...
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Juanita Lannom Martin

June 18, 1925 - January 13, 2018

Elizabeth Juanita Lannom Martin, 92, former longtime resident of Carol Drive and more recently Morning Pointe, passed away peacefully Saturday, January 13, 2018, at NHC Maury Regional Transitional Care Center. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 3:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Mike Kesler, John Smith, and Andrew Altenbach officiating. Burial will follow in Polk...
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William Ronald "Ron" Gick

July 27, 1950 - January 12, 2018

William Ronald "Ron" Gick, 67, retired employee of General Motors and resident of Greens Mill Road, died Friday, January 12, 2018, at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Steve Swango officiating. Burial will follow in Godwin Chappell Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Monday from 4:00 –...
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Patricia Gail "Pat" Grissom

July 14, 1947 - January 12, 2018

Patricia Gail "Pat" Grissom, 70, resident of Campbellsville Pike, died Friday, January 12, 2018 at NHC Healthcare of Columbia. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Chapel with Pastor Bill Wagner officiating. Burial will follow in Arlington Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Sunday from 5:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M. and Monday from 12:00 P.M. until...
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Mary Jane Wall Anderson

April 20, 1954 - January 10, 2018

Mary Jane Wall Anderson, 63, retired caregiver and resident of Hohenwald, died Wednesday, January 10, 2018, at Countryside Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Lawrence County. A graveside service will be held Wednesday at 1:00 P.M. at Rose Hill Cemetery with Rev. Chad Middlebrook officiating. Oakes & Nichols Funeral Directors are assisting the family with arrangements. The family suggests...
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Martha Leaka Brown Hood

September 22, 1930 - January 10, 2018

Martha Leaka Brown Hood, 87, longtime resident of Nashville Highway, died Wednesday, January 10, 2018, at Life Care Center of Columbia. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 4:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Kenny McFarlen officiating. Burial will be Monday in Brown Cemetery on Hardison Mill Road. The family will visit with friends Sunday from 2:00 – 4:00 P.M. at the...
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Dorothy Louise "Dot" Voss Wilkes

November 19, 1929 - January 10, 2018

Dorothy Louise "Dot" Voss Wilkes, 88, homemaker, mother of five, and resident of Tanyard Hollow Road, died Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Dr. James Sampley officiating. Burial will follow in Friendship Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Saturday from 4:00...
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Jocinda Lawrence Martin

August 26, 1971 - January 9, 2018

Jocinda Lawrence Martin, 46, hairdresser and resident of Spring Hill, died Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at the home of her parents on Mooresville Pike. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 10:30 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. William Sasser and Pastor Derek Hunter officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Friday from 4...
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Dan Riccie Goble

August 8, 1993 - January 8, 2018

Dan Riccie Goble, 24, employee of American Stripers, died Monday, January 8, 2018 in Columbia. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Saturday from 11:00 A.M. until service time at the funeral home. Condolences may be extended online at www.oakesandnichols.com. ...
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Robert Gregg "Harley" Norman

February 1, 1972 - January 8, 2018

Robert Gregg "Harley" Norman, 45, resident of the Sandy Hook Community, died Monday, January 8, 2018 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Lindsey Combs officiating. Burial will follow in Friendship Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Friday from 12:00 – 2:00 P.M. at the funeral home. ...
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Ronald Lyell "Ron" Bishop

July 12, 1936 - January 7, 2018

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Ronald Lyell Bishop, age 81, died Sunday, January 7, 2018 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 11:00 A.M. at Graymere Church of Christ with John Vaughan and David Craig officiating. Burial will follow in Memory Gardens in Centerville. The family will visit with friends Tuesday from 4:00-8:00 P.M. at...
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Lewis Edward "Chip" Moore, III

March 29, 1962 - January 4, 2018

Lewis Edward "Chip" Moore, III, 55, 30-year veteran rocket engineer at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, died Thursday, January 4, 2018 at his residence in Huntsville, Alabama. A celebration of his life will be conducted Tuesday at 12:00 P.M. at First United Methodist Church with Reverend Melinda Britt and Reverend Chip Hunter officiating. Inurnment will follow in...
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Frances Daniels Demastus

September 18, 1923 - January 1, 2018

Frances Daniels Demastus, 94, retired nurse for King's Daughters Hospital and Hillview Health Care Center, died Monday, January 1, 2018 at her residence on Green Acers Drive. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Eddie Rogers officiating. Burial will follow in Pleasant Mount Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Thursday from 1:00...
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Ernest George "Sonny" Lehti

April 14, 1952 - December 31, 2017

Ernest George "Sonny" Lehti, 65, retired rural route carrier in Hemet, California and resident of Westwood Drive in Columbia, died Sunday, December 31, 2017 at NHC Maury Regional Transitional Care Center. A memorial service will be held at a later date in Montana. Oakes & Nichols Funeral Directors are assisting the family with local arrangements and condolences may be extended online at www...
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Billy R Jones

September 10, 1932 - December 31, 2017

View Video Tribute Billy Ray Jones better known as "Daddy Bill", 85, passed away Sunday, December 31, 2017 at his residence in Culleoka, Tennessee. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 2:00 P.M. at South Gate Church of Christ with John Thomas officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens with Joe Macer officiating. Military honors will be provided by the Herbert...
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Herbert Coleman Church, Sr.

March 21, 1929 - December 30, 2017

View Funeral Webcast Herbert Coleman Church, Sr., 88, retired employee of Union Carbide, died Saturday at his residence in Columbia. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 11:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Carl May officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens with military honors provided by Herbert Griffin American Legion Post 19. The family will visit...
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Elizabeth Pauline Lynch Burgess

May 6, 1958 - December 29, 2017

Elizabeth Pauline Lynch Burgess, 59, former resident of Columbia, died Friday, December 29, 2017 at Methodist Hospital in Rochester, Minnesota. A memorial service will be conducted Friday, February 23, 2018 at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Chip Hunter officiating. The family will visit with friends Friday from 12:00 P.M. until service time at the funeral home. Condolences...
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Leslie Suzanne Cook Patterson

July 11, 1961 - December 28, 2017

Leslie Suzanne Cook Patterson, 56, employee of Regions Bank and resident of Navaho Trail, died Thursday, December 28, 2017 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Chaplain Lyndall Propst officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Monday from 12:00 P.M. until...
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Ann Carolyn Delk Hayes

July 22, 1930 - December 28, 2017

Ann Carolyn Delk Hayes, 87, retired employee of Bell South and resident of Sunset Avenue, died Thursday, December 28, 2017 at Life Care Center of Columbia. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 3:30 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with David Morris officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Saturday from 1:30 – 3:30 P.M. at...
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Patricia Deborah Hodge

January 12, 1954 - December 27, 2017

View Funeral Webcast Patricia Deborah Hodge, 63, retired property manager with Parrish Lumber Company and resident of Pulaski, died Wednesday, December 27, 2017, at Alive Hospice in Nashville. A graveside service will be conducted Tuesday at 2:00 P.M. at Beechwood Cemetery in Cornersville with Brother Joseph Meadows officiating. Oakes & Nichols Funeral Directors are assisting the family...
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James William "Jimmy" March

August 31, 1950 - December 27, 2017

View Video Tribute James William "Jimmy" March, 67, resident of South High Street, died Wednesday, December 27, 2017 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Allen Lancaster officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens with military honors provided by the Herbert Griffin American Legion...
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Mildred Butler Foster Church

March 1, 1924 - December 27, 2017

View Funeral Webcast Mildred Butler Foster Church, 93, retired sales clerk and resident of Hilltop Drive, died Wednesday, December 27, 2017, at Life Care Center of Columbia. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, January 3, 2018, at 1:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Bob Duncan officiating. Burial will follow in Neapolis Cemetery. The family will visit with friends...
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Sally Bob Carroll Kittrell

February 26, 1932 - December 26, 2017

Sally Bob Carroll Kittrell, 85, retired Chief Executive Officer of George Kittrell Machinery Sales and resident of The Bridge Assisted Living, died Tuesday, December 26, 2017 at Life Care Center of Columbia. A graveside service will be conducted Saturday at 11:00 A.M. at Rose Hill Cemetery with David Morris officiating. The family will receive friends at West Seventh Street Church of Christ...
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Anne Hayes Ammons

March 26, 1932 - December 25, 2017

Helen Anne Hayes Ammons, 85, resident of Double Branch Road, died Monday, December 25, 2017, at NHC Maury Regional Transitional Care Center. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 1:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Ron Brown officiating. Burial will follow in Knob Creek Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Friday from 10:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M. at the funeral...
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Arlene Gilliam Hubbell

March 30, 1941 - December 24, 2017

Arlene Gilliam Hubbell, 76, retired banker, died Sunday, December 24, 2017, at her residence in the Stiversville Community. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 11:00 A.M. at McCains Cumberland Presbyterian Church with Larry Benderman officiating. Burial will follow in McCains Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Wednesday from 4:00 – 7:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral...
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Virginia Louise Tucker Courtney

January 28, 1941 - December 23, 2017

Virginia Louise Tucker Courtney, 76, resident of Experiment Lane, died Saturday, December 23, 2017 at Maury Regional Medical Center. A memorial service will be conducted Thursday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Pastor Eric Nichols officiating. The family will visit with friends Thursday from 1:00 P.M. until service time at the funeral home. The family suggests memorials...
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Houston Blackburn "H.B." Stewart

December 12, 1935 - December 22, 2017

Houston Blackburn "H.B." Stewart, 82, resident of Mooresville Pike, died Friday, December 22, 2017 at Maury Regional Medical Center. A graveside service will be conducted Tuesday at 10:00 A.M. at Polk Memorial Gardens with Ronnie Parrish officiating. Oakes & Nichols Funeral Directors are assisting the family with arrangements and condolences may be extended online at www.oakesandnichols.com. ...
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Leslie Ann Young Vick

May 7, 1952 - December 22, 2017

Leslie Ann Young Vick, 65, private sitter and former resident of Austella Drive Road, died Friday, December 22, 2017 at NHC Columbia. No services are scheduled at this time. Oakes & Nichols Funeral Directors are assisting the family with arrangements and condolences may be extended online at www.oakesandnichols.com. Born May 7, 1952 in Maury County, she was the daughter of the late Joel...
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Mary Nell Belcher Moss Abel

October 22, 1932 - December 21, 2017

View Funeral Webcast Mary "Nell" Belcher Moss Abel, 85, retired owner of Nell's Beauty Shop and resident of Cheairs Circle, died Thursday, December 21, 2017 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 11:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Reverend Ron Paul and Reverend Jim Ledbetter officiating. Graveside services will be conducted Saturday at...
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Jerry Wayne Erwin

December 2, 1938 - December 19, 2017

Jerry Wayne Erwin, 79, long time resident of Carters Creek Pike, passed away Tuesday, December 19, 2017 at Maury Regional Medical Center following an extended illness. A graveside service will be conducted Friday at 11:00 A.M. at Polk Memorial Gardens with Reverend Billy Kimbrough officiating. Military honors will be provided by the Herbert Griffin American Legion Post #19. The family will...
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David Clark Sanders

March 10, 1968 - December 19, 2017

David Clark Sanders, 49, lifelong resident of Columbia, died Tuesday, December 19, 2017 at NHC Maury Regional Transitional Care Center. A private family inurnment will be held later at McCains Cemetery with Reverend Jim Norton officiating. The family will visit with friends Friday from 12:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home. The family suggests memorials be made to...
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Maxine Sellers Kelley

January 14, 1925 - December 18, 2017

Maxine Sellers Kelley, 92, homemaker, died Monday, December 18, 2017 at her residence on Pulaski Highway. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 5:30 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Barry Farris officiating. The family will visit with friends Wednesday from 3:00 P.M. until service time at the funeral home. Burial will be held at a later date in Prairie Grove Cemetery in...
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Marie Barnett Bland

April 26, 1919 - December 15, 2017

Marie Barnett Bland, 98, retired employee of Helm's Jewelry and former longtime resident of Sharondale Drive, died Friday, December 15, 2017, at Gallatin Health Care in Gallatin, where she had made her home for the past few years. A memorial service will be conducted Saturday at 11:00 A.M. at Westminster Presbyterian Church with Rev. Jeff Kane officiating. Inurnment will follow in Polk...
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