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Alvin M. Gulley

November 14, 1942 - May 29, 2015

Alvin Marion Gulley, 72, retired employee of AVCO Aerostructures Company in Nashville and resident of Riverside Drive, died Friday May 29, 2015 at Signature Health Care. A graveside service will be conducted Sunday at 2:30 P.M. at Rose Hill Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Sunday from 12:00 – 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home. Condolences may be extended online at...
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Eddie Diaz

July 26, 1948 - May 27, 2015

Mr. Eduardo "Eddie" Diaz, 66, retired chemical tech with Cytec, died Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at his home on S. High St. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 5:00 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols with Rev. Tony Brown officiating. Military honors will be provided by Herbert Griffin American Legion Post 19. The family will visit with friends Saturday from 3:00 p.m. until time of service at...
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James Nolen Carpenter

May 21, 1933 - May 23, 2015

James Nolen Carpenter, 82, retired from CSX Railroad and resident of Depot Street in Spring Hill, died Saturday, May 23, 2015 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. at Oakes & Nichols with Andrew Roberts officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens with military honors provided by Herbert Griffin American Legion Post #19. The...
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Annie Margaret Billington

October 15, 1925 - May 22, 2015

View Video Tribute Miss Annie Margaret Billington, 89, life-long resident of the Pottsville and Rally Hill Communities, died Friday, May 22, 2015 at Maury Regional Medical Center. The family will begin visiting with friends Monday at 9:00 a.m. at Oakes & Nichols. Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. with Tommy Hood officiating. Burial will follow in Shires Cemetery. ...
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Neva Pearl Weaver Kincaid

August 2, 1931 - May 22, 2015

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Mrs. Neva Pearl Weaver Kincaid, 83, retired teacher and resident of Double Branch Road, died Friday, May 22, 2015 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 2:00 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols with Clay Gentry and Nathan Hagood officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. The family will visit with friends...
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Wesley Hawkins

October 6, 1932 - May 20, 2015

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Mr. Wesley Green Hawkins, 82, truck driver and resident of Shelbyville, died Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at Heritage Medical Center/Bedford County Hospital in Shelbyville. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 2:00 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols with Bobby Cates officiating. Burial will follow in Hardison Cemetery with military honors provided by...
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Christopher Lee Machuta

October 4, 1967 - May 19, 2015

View Video Tribute Mr. Christopher Lee Machuta, 47, resident of Sowell Mill Pike, died Tuesday, May 19, 2015 in Maury County. The family will visit with friends Sunday from 4 – 7:00 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home. Condolences may be offered online at www.oakesandnichols.com. A native of Vallejo, California he was the son of Margaret Machuta of Columbia and the late Kenneth...
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Eddie Prince, Jr.

September 17, 1952 - May 19, 2015

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Eddie Hinson Prince, Jr., "Maxidyne Man" , 62, former truck driver and employee of Columbia Rock Products, died Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at his residence on South Main Street in Columbia. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Rick Points officiating. Burial will follow in Rock Springs...
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Larry Wayne Turner

July 24, 1944 - May 19, 2015

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Larry Wayne Turner, 70, retired line foreman with Columbia Power & Water System and resident of Tom Osborne Road, died Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at Vanderbilt Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 11:00 A.M. at Highland Church of Christ with David Morris and Barry Throneberry officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial...
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Jerry Thomas Weatherford

June 2, 1965 - May 19, 2015

View Video Tribute Jerry Thomas Weatherford, age 49, and a resident of Columbia lost his six year battle with cancer on May 19, 2015 at his home surrounded by loved ones. Jerry was a 1983 graduate of Culleoka High School. A native of Maury County Jerry was born June 2, 1965 and was the "precious" son of Linda Gayle Burns Weatherford of Stiversville and Jerry Thomas Weatherford, Sr. of...
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Pamela Haywood Davis

November 5, 1962 - May 18, 2015

View Video Tribute Pamela Ann Haywood Davis, 52, loving mother and grandmother, died Monday, May 18, 2015 at her residence on Morningside Drive. Family and friends are invited to Pam's celebration of life on Saturday from 4:00 -7:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home. Condolences may be extended online at www.oakesandnichols.com. Born November 5, 1962 in Maury County, she was the...
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Una Mae Steward

May 14, 1925 - May 18, 2015

Una Mae Ellis Steward, 90, died Monday, May 18, 2015 at her residence on Crestland Drive. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 11:00 a.m. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Chris Grissom and Rev. Rick Elsey officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Wednesday from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. The family suggests...
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Sadie Owen Carr

October 10, 1920 - May 17, 2015

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Sadie Owen Carr, 94, longtime resident of Columbia, passed on May 17, 2015 in Savannah, Georgia. Visitation will take place at Oakes and Nichols on Friday, May 22nd from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. with the funeral being held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 23rd. Military honors will be provided by Herbert Griffin American Legion Post 19. In lieu...
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William Edward "Eddie" Inman

May 15, 1938 - May 17, 2015

View Video Tribute William Edward "Hoolie" Inman, 77, died Sunday, May 17, 2015, at his residence in the Lynnville Community. A graveside service will be conducted Saturday at 2:00 P.M. at Friendship Cemetery in Culleoka. The family will visit with friends Friday from 4:00 – 7:00 PM at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home. Born May 15, 1938 in Culleoka, he was the son...
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John E. Brown

October 14, 1945 - May 16, 2015

View Funeral Webcast View Video Tribute John Edgar "J. E." Brown, 69, lifelong resident of Columbia and well-known local realtor and auctioneer passed away unexpectedly Saturday, May 16, 2015. A celebration of his life will be held at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home Wednesday, May 20 at 3:00 P.M. with The Reverend Thomas S. Wilson officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial...
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Carolyn Joyce Knox

December 28, 1947 - May 12, 2015

View Funeral Webcast View Video Tribute Mrs. Carolyn Joyce Evans Knox, 67, died Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at her residence in Franklin. The family will visit with friends Saturday from 9:30 a.m. until 11:15 a.m. at Brentwood Baptist Church, 7777 Concord Rd., Brentwood, TN 37027. Funeral services will begin at 11:30 a.m. at the church with Dr. Michael L. Glenn officiating. A...
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Lucille Martin Pruitt

January 31, 1932 - May 12, 2015

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Lucille Martin Pruitt, 83, retired seamstress, died Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at her residence on Haley Lane. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. William Owens and Rev. Ricky Bowden officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Thursday from 5:00...
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Linda Counts Stewart

March 10, 1946 - May 11, 2015

View Video Tribute Linda Faye Counts Stewart, 69, resident of Ashwood Drive, died Monday, May 11, 2015 at Vanderbilt Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Pastor Chris Ball, Sr. officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Wednesday from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. at the...
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Virginia Mixon Marsh

December 1, 1927 - May 9, 2015

Virginia Margarette Mixon Marsh, 87, died Saturday, May 9, 2015 at her residence on Natchez Trace Road in Williamson County. Graveside services will be Tuesday at 10:00 a.m. at Santa Fe Cemetery. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. at Bethel Community Church with Rev. Sam Dunlap officiating. The family will visit with friends at Bethel Community Center immediately following...
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Thomas H. Peebles, III

February 8, 1935 - May 9, 2015

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Thomas H. Peebles, III, 80, well-known attorney, died peacefully in Nashville on Saturday, May 9, 2015. Born February 8, 1935 in Columbia, Tennessee, Tom was the son of the late former General Sessions Judge Thomas H. Peebles, Jr. and Grace Jackson Peebles. He graduated from Columbia High School in 1953 and...
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Ruby Brooks Scott

March 15, 1943 - May 7, 2015

View Video Tribute Ruby Jeannette Brooks Scott, 72, retired employee of General Electric, died Thursday, May 7, 2015 at her residence on Hayes Denton Road. Funeral services will be Wednesday at 10:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with David Morris officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Tuesday from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. at...
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Annie Clark Parrish

April 9, 1915 - May 4, 2015

View Video Tribute Annie Kate Clark Parrish, 100, died Monday, May 4, 2015 peacefully at her residence. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 3:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Ralph Dodd officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Thursday from 2:00 – 3:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Condolences may be extended online at www...
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Beverly Kimbro Woods

April 7, 1936 - May 4, 2015

View Video Tribute Beverly Ann Kimbro Woods, 79, former employee of Richland Inn and resident of South Laurel Circle, died Monday, May 4, 2015 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 1:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Mike Dawson and Rev. Bob Vassar officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit...
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Louise Johnson Aldridge

September 6, 1926 - May 4, 2015

View Funeral Webcast View Video Tribute Ann Louise Johnson Aldridge, 88, retired owner/operator of Lola's Beauty Shop, died Monday, May 4, 2015 at her residence on Aster Drive. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 11:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Pastor Mark Lindstrom officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. The family will visit with friends...
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Mary Ruth Cochran

June 6, 1929 - May 3, 2015

View Video Tribute Mary Ruth Roberts Cochran, 85, retired seamstress and resident of the Sawdust Community, died Sunday, May 3, 2015 at Life Care Center of Columbia. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Wendell Ragsdale officiating. Burial will follow in Anderson, Stephenson, Hunt Cemetery. The family will visit with friends...
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William "Billy" West

December 13, 1924 - May 1, 2015

View Video Tribute William Bratton "Billy" West, 90, retired owner of Beltone Hearing Aid Center and resident of Kippsford Pond Road, died Friday, May 1, 2015 at NHC Hillview. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 11:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Bob Adair and Jim Matthews officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens with military honors provided...
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Betty Dodson Blackburn

February 13, 1930 - April 29, 2015

Mrs. Betty Dodson Blackburn, 85, resident of Santa Fe Pike, died Wednesday, April 29, 2015 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 11:00 a.m. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Jeremy Butt and Wayne Hardison officiating. Burial will follow at Santa Fe Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Friday from 3 – 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home. ...
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Pauline Moore Holcomb

July 19, 1923 - April 27, 2015

Mrs. Pauline Moore Holcomb, 91, died Monday, April 27, 2015 at her home. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, April 30, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Carl May officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Wednesday, April 29, 2015 from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Condolences may be offered...
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Ramona Vestal Jones

December 26, 1927 - April 27, 2015

Mrs. Ramona Jean Vestal Wall Jones, 77, resident of Stillcorn Ridge Road, died Monday, April 27, 2015 at NHC Hillview. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Rick Blevins officiating. Burial will follow in Knob Creek Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Tuesday from 4 – 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Condolences may be offered at www...
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Larry O. Taylor

March 27, 1949 - April 26, 2015

Larry Oslin Taylor, 66, Certified Public Accountant and resident of Brentwood, died unexpectedly Sunday, April 26, 2015. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Oakes & Nichols Funeral Directors. Condolences may be extended online at www.oakesandnichols.com. The Marshall County native was the son of Alice Ruth Jones Taylor of Columbia and the late William O....
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Dorothy "Dot" Foster Ferguson Johnson

April 22, 1923 - April 25, 2015

View Video Tribute Dorothy "Dot" Deloris Foster Ferguson Johnson, 92, resident of Campbellsville Pike, died Saturday, April 25, 2015 at Maury Regional Hospital. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 1:00 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols with Brother Hubert McGarity and Sister Marie Pressnell officiating. Burial will follow in Arlington Cemetery in Mt. Pleasant. The family will visit...
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Cheairs Mayes "Moose" March, Jr.

October 1, 1946 - April 24, 2015

Cheairs Mayes "Moose" March, Jr., 68, retired from Union Carbide Corporation and long-time resident of Denise Drive, died Friday, April 24, 2015 at Lewis County Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Hohenwald. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 2:00 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols with Rev. Rick Points officiating. Entombment will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens Mausoleum. The family will visit...
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Lynn Kendall Wilt

August 2, 1948 - April 23, 2015

Mrs. Lynn Dee Kendall Wilt, 66, died Thursday, April 23, 2015 at her residence on Glenwood Drive. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 4:00 p.m. at First Family Church on the Pulaski Pike. Burial will follow in Maury Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends at First Family on Friday from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. and Saturday from 3:00 p.m. until time of service. Oakes ...
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Joseph D. Viar

February 15, 1954 - April 22, 2015

Mr. Joseph Dunaway Viar, 61, resident of Hillcrest Avenue, died Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 12:00 noon at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Ron Brown officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Monday after 10:00 a.m. at the funeral home. The family suggests...
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Marjorie Gibson

November 14, 1935 - April 22, 2015

View Funeral Webcast Marjorie Annette Allen Gibson, 79, retired employee of Columbia Power & Water System, died Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at White House Health Care and Rehabilitation Center in White House, Tennessee, where she had made her home for the past several years. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 12:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Bobby Sands, Vernon...
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Donald Wheeler Campbell

October 3, 1958 - April 22, 2015

Mr. Donald Wheeler Campbell, 56, special education teacher, died Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at his residence on Golf Club Lane. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 10:00 a.m. at Oakes & Nichols with Rev. Mark Proctor officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Friday from 4 - 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. The family suggests...
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Sherrie Moss Hill

June 2, 1954 - April 20, 2015

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Mrs. Sherrie Dee Moss Hill, 60, resident of Glenrose Drive, died Monday, April 20, 2015 at Maury Regional Medical Center. A memorial service will be conducted Saturday at 5:00 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Joe Rhodes officiating. The family will visit with friends Saturday from 2:00 p.m. until time of service at the funeral home. ...
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Stanley L. Holtman

January 8, 1941 - April 17, 2015

Stanley Louis Holtman, 74, died Friday, April 17, 2015 at his home on Pleasantwood Drive in Mt. Pleasant. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols the with Mike Coupe officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Sunday from 3:00 – 6:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Condolences may be extended online at www...
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Glenda Sue Herndon Reaves

November 13, 1937 - April 16, 2015

View Funeral Webcast Mrs. Glenda Sue Herndon Reaves, 77, retired school teacher and resident of Candlewood Court, died Thursday, April 16, 2015 at Summerfield Nursing Facility at The Heritage in Brentwood. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 11:00 a.m. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Andrew Phillips and John Vaughn officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens....
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Jerry Martin Young

June 13, 1940 - April 14, 2015

View Video Tribute Mr. Jerry Martin Young, 74, retired insurance agent, died unexpectedly Tuesday, April 14, 2015 in his home on West 17th Street where he had lived since he was nine years old. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 2:00 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Jeff Kane officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with...
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Susan Kay "Sue" Stinnett

May 28, 1942 - April 13, 2015

Susan Kay Stinnett, aged 72, of Konawa, Oklahoma and formerly of Hampshire, Tennessee, passed away at her home on Monday, April 13, 2015 after a year and a half long battle with cancer. A memorial service will be held at 1:00 pm on Friday, April 17, 2015 at Grace Community Church in Vamoosa, OK, officiated by Pastor Drew Isaacs and Rev. Darrell Stinnett. Oakes & Nichols Funeral Directors...
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Howard Lawson Bryant

January 22, 1963 - April 7, 2015

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Mr. Howard Lawson Bryant, 52, died Tuesday, April 7, 2015, at his residence on Woodland St. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 2:00 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols. 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 offered online at www...
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Lee Anna Scott Hill

August 5, 1922 - April 7, 2015

Mrs. Lee Anna Scott Hill, 92, of Santa Fe, passed away peacefully at the home of her daughter, Dianne Maxwell, surrounded by her loving family. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 2:00 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Brother David Graves and Wendell Ragsdale officiating. Burial will follow in Santa Fe Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Thursday from 4:00 – 8...
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Cynthia Sue Donovan

June 28, 1957 - April 7, 2015

Cynthia Sue Beck Donovan, 57, homemaker, died Tuesday, April 7, 2015 at her residence on Keene Road in the Lynnville Community. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 11:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Pastor Dave Baker officiating. Burial will follow in Lynnwood Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Thursday from 400 – 8:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Condolences...
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Charlene Wakefield

May 26, 1940 - April 7, 2015

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Charlene Cheatham Wakefield, 74, retired beautician, died Tuesday, April 7, 2015 at her residence on Culleoka Highway. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 2:00 P.M. at Highland Church of Christ with Don McKee officiating. Burial will follow in Lynnwood Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Friday from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. at...
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Dr. Ambrose Langa

December 5, 1919 - April 7, 2015

Dr. Ambrose Michael Langa, 95, retired surgeon, died Tuesday, April 7, 2015 at his residence on Cayce Lane. A funeral mass will be held Friday at 3:00 P.M. at St. Catherine Catholic Church with Father Davis Chackaleckel officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens with military honors provided by Herbert Griffin American Legion Post 19. The family will visit with friends...
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Doris Pigg Priest

July 7, 1926 - April 6, 2015

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Doris Elaine Pigg Priest, 88, former longtime cashier at Dodson's Grocery, died Monday, April 6, 2015 at her residence on Santa Fe Pike. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Terry Peery officiating. Burial will follow in West Point Cumberland Presbyterian Cemetery. The family will...
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Viola Scott Burt

May 23, 1936 - April 6, 2015

View Funeral Webcast Mrs. Viola Scott Burt, 78, resident of Denise Drive, died Monday, April 6, 2015 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with James Dickey officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Tuesday from 5:00 - 9:00 p.m. at the funeral home. ...
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Clara Mae Follis "Mama T." Totty

May 21, 1918 - April 5, 2015

View Funeral Webcast Clara Mae "Mama T." Follis Totty, 96, retired long-time employee of Sears and resident of Seventh Avenue, died Sunday, April 5, 2015 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols with David Morris officiating. The family will visit with friends Tuesday from 1200 p.m. to service time at the funeral home. ...
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Wanda K. Turner

July 31, 1921 - April 2, 2015

Wanda Key Turner, of Columbia, died peacefully Thursday, April 2, 2015 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be held Sunday at 3:00 P.M. at First Presbyterian Church, Columbia with Rev. Joe Evans officiating. Burial will follow at Rose Hill Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Saturday from 3:00 - 5:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home. The family suggests...
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Ray "Sarge" Westmoreland

April 15, 1933 - April 2, 2015

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Mr. Earl Ray "Sarge" Westmoreland, 81, restaurant owner and resident of Pawnee Trail, died Thursday, April 2, 2015 at NHC Hillview. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 3:00 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Carl May and Steve Robertson officiating. Burial will follow in Rock Springs Cemetery with military honors provided...
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David H. Hoonhorst

December 15, 1939 - April 1, 2015

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast David Henry Hoonhorst, 75, resident of Mt. Pleasant, died Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Jeff Kane officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Saturday from 12:00 –...
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Carolyn Craig Hight

May 26, 1944 - March 30, 2015

Mrs. Carolyn Fay Craig Hight, 70, died Monday, March 30, 2015 at her home on Randlin Drive in Culleoka. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 1:00 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Bryan Bassham and Hueston Marshall officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Wednesday after 4:00 p.m. at the funeral home. The family...
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Dewey J. Gray

August 31, 1938 - March 29, 2015

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Dewey Jackson Gray, age 76, passed from this earth to a wonderful place of rest on March 29, 2015. He is survived by Sylvia Hobbs Gray, his beloved wife of 52 years. They made their home in the Culleoka community. Funeral services will be held Friday, April 3, at 11:00 A.M. at Graymere Church of Christ with John Vaughan, Wendell Robinson, and...
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Brownie Stanfill Cheatham

June 29, 1920 - March 29, 2015

View Funeral Webcast Ella Brownie Stanfill Cheatham, 94, resident of West Avenue, died Sunday, March 29, 2015 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 1:00 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols with Matt Yuhas and Randy Short officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Tuesday from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at...
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Gloria Johnson

August 6, 1933 - March 27, 2015

Gloria Dean Davis Fleming Johnson, 81, former resident of Columbia and longtime resident of Union Grove, Alabama, died Friday, March 27, 2015 at Boaz Hospital near Albertville, Alabama, where she had recently made her home. Relatives and friends are invited to Gloria's life celebration from 1:00 – 3:00 P.M. on Sunday, April 12, 2015 at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home. The family requests...
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Dorothy Mayberry Roberts

August 15, 1919 - March 26, 2015

View Video Tribute Dorothy Mai Mayberry Roberts, 95, retired employee of Dixie Manufacturing and longtime resident of Lewisburg, died Thursday, March 26, 2015 at Signature Health Care. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 4:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Russ Adcox officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Saturday...
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Jeremy Thompson

September 11, 1975 - March 23, 2015

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Jeremy Michael Thompson, 39, employee of Cracker Barrel and resident of Dawson Drive, died Monday, March 23, 2015 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Jeremy Godwin officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. The family will visit with friends...
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Betty Jo Johnson Peters

May 1, 1953 - March 23, 2015

View Funeral Webcast View Video Tribute Mrs. Betty Jo Johnson Peters, 61, resident of Rainey St., died Monday, March 23, 2015 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 11:00 a.m. at Highland Park Baptist Church with Pastor Mark Proctor officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Friday from 4...
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Harriett Timko Moore

March 16, 1920 - March 21, 2015

Harriett Timko Moore, 95, widow of Carlos Tillman "C. T." Moore, Jr., died Saturday, March 21, 2015 at Life Care Center of Columbia. A private graveside service was held at Pleasant Mount Cemetery. Oakes & Nichols Funeral Directors assisted the family with arrangements. The family suggests memorials to Basilica of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré, c/o Secretariat of the Shrine, 9797 St. Anne...
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Elizabeth Chipley Stephens

December 2, 1926 - March 18, 2015

The Reverend Elizabeth Chipley Stephens, 88, died Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at NHC Hillview. A memorial service and a Christian burial of ashes will be held at 3:00 P.M. Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at Williamsport United Methodist Church with Rev. Donna Higginbotham officiating. Oakes & Nichols is assisting the family with arrangements. Memorials may be made to Williamsport United...
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Patty Johnson

June 27, 1932 - March 17, 2015

Patty Florence Sweeney Johnson, 82, retired employee of General Electric and resident of Pleasant Drive, died Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 12:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Dan Edwards officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Thursday from 4:00 – 8...
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Gladys Brown Renfro

March 6, 1924 - March 16, 2015

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Gladys Brown Renfro, age 91, lifelong resident of the Hampshire Community, passed away peacefully Monday, March 16, 2015 at her home surrounded by family and friends. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 2:00 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Mike Gillstrap and Rev. Tony Brown officiating. Burial will follow in Pisgah...
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Harold W. Lucas

November 26, 1928 - March 16, 2015

Longtime Columbia, Tennessee, resident Harold Warde Lucas died peacefully on March 16, 2015 at his home after a brief illness. He was 86. A Memorial Service will be held at First Presbyterian Church in Columbia on April 12, 2015 at 4:00 pm with the Reverend Joe Evans officiating. The family will receive visitors beginning at 2:00 at the church. Oakes & Nichols Funeral Directors are...
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Paulette Marie Torretto

August 2, 1944 - March 15, 2015

View Video Tribute Paulette Marie Torretto, 70, resident of West 7th St., died Sunday, May 15, 2015 at St. Thomas Hospital. Visitation will be conducted Wednesday from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home. Condolences may be offered online at www.oakesandnichols.com. The family suggests memorials to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place,...
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Marvin Ray Clark

October 20, 1951 - March 15, 2015

Marvin Ray Clark, 63, former employee of National VHC in Nashville, died Sunday, March 15, 2015 at his residence in Mt. Pleasant. No service will be scheduled for Mr. Clark. Oakes & Nichols Funeral Directors are assisting the family. Condolences may be extended online at www.oakesandnichols.com. The Maury County native was the son of the late Mack Brownie Clark and Mary Ellen Goldman...
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Dr. William G. Fuqua, M.D.

February 4, 1925 - March 14, 2015

Dr. William George Fuqua M.D. died peacefully in Columbia, TN, on Saturday, March 14, at the age of 90. He was born February 4, 1925, at the Kings Daughter's Hospital in Columbia, TN, and grew up in Pulaski, TN, where his father, Dr. Ernest Mitchell Fuqua practiced medicine and his mother, Ruby Elizabeth Campbell Fuqua was a registered nurse. He graduated from Columbia Military Academy in...
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Sandra Lee Sherwood Stewart

October 19, 1946 - March 13, 2015

Sandra Lee Sherwood Stewart, 68, resident of Spring Hill, died Friday, March 13, 2015 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 1:00 p.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints with Bishop Ronnie Pennington officiating. The family will visit with friends Tuesday from 11:00 a.m. to service time at the church. Burial will be in the Middle...
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Geraldine Allen Sanders

January 7, 1934 - March 13, 2015

Geraldine Allen Sanders, 81, resident of Maple Court, died Friday, March 13, 2015 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 1:00 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols with David Morris officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Sunday from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. The family suggests memorials to Columbia...
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Kathleen Davis

July 10, 1920 - March 12, 2015

Kathleen Ussery Davis, 94, resident of Crofton Park Court, died Thursday, March 12, 2015 at NHC Hillview. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 2:00 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 Sunday from 12:30 – 2:00 P.M at the funeral home. Condolences may be extended...
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William Manson "W. M." Morrow

September 8, 1947 - March 6, 2015

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast William Manson "W.M." Morrow, 67, life-long farmer, died Friday, March 6, 2015 at his residence on Love Branch Road in the Hampshire Community surrounded by his family. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 11:00 a.m. at Southpoint Church of Christ with Randy Baxter officiating. Burial will follow in Morrow Cemetery. ...
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Patricia "Pat" Ingram Thomas

February 21, 1937 - March 6, 2015

Patricia "Pat" Ingram Thomas, 78, longtime resident of Denham Avenue, died Friday, March 6, 2015 at Perry County Nursing Home in Linden, Tennessee. A memorial service will be conducted Thursday at 7:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with The Reverend Thomas S. Wilson and The Reverend Dr. Howard W. Whitaker officiating. The family will visit with friends Thursday from 4:00 – 7:00 P.M....
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Lewis Castner "Sandy" Brown

October 18, 1924 - February 28, 2015

Lewis Castner "Sandy" Brown, 90,died quietly Saturday, February 28, 2015 in Columbia, Tennessee. He was predeceased by his parents Major General Lytle Brown and Louise Lewis Brown and by his siblings: Lytle Brown Jr., Pauline Lewis Folk, Eugene Lewis Brown, Neill Smith Brown, and Dr. James Trimble Brown II. Mr. Brown was previously married to the late Ruth Faw Pointer Brown. Survivors...
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Evelyn Cannady Hickman

April 25, 1933 - February 27, 2015

Evelyn Corrine Cannady Hickman, 81, retired private sitter and former resident of the Campbell Station Community, died Friday, February 27, 2015 at NHC Columbia. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 4:00 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols with Glenn Alexander officiating. Burial will follow in Friendship Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Monday from 2:00 p.m. until service time at the...
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Louise Finley Wright

November 27, 1915 - February 27, 2015

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Mrs. Emma Louise Finley Wright, 99, died Friday, February 27, 2015 at NHC Health Care. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 11:00 a.m. at Oakes & Nichols with Rev. Mark Proctor officiating. Burial will follow in Lone Oak Cemetery in Lewisburg. The family will visit with friends Sunday from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. The family...
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Jean Lockhart Walker

March 19, 1926 - February 27, 2015

Jean Lockhart Walker, 88, died peacefully Friday, February 27, 2015 at her residence surrounded by her family. The family will visit with friends on Sunday, March 1, 2015 from 1:00 – 2:30 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home followed by a graveside service at 3:00 P.M. at Polk Memorial Gardens, with her son-in-law Lee Coulter officiating. The family suggests memorials to Santa Fe...
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Jean Moore

November 14, 1930 - February 25, 2015

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Miss Velma Jean Moore, 84, longtime resident of Morningside Avenue, died Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 11:00 AM at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Russ Adcox officiating. Burial will follow in Worley Cemetery in the Cathey's Creek Community. The family will visit with...
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Walter Ray Wilson

September 23, 1927 - February 24, 2015

Mr. Walter Ray Wilson, 87, resident of Chippendale Circle, died Tuesday, February 24, 2015 at Fayetteville Care & Rehabilitation Center. A graveside service will be conducted Friday at 2:30 p.m. at Shires Cemetery in the Pottsville Community with Todd Loyd officiating. The family will visit with friends Friday from 12:00 – 2:00 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home. The family...
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Glenna Stewart

May 18, 1942 - February 22, 2015

Glenna Herren Stewart, 72, retired employee of Maury Regional Medical Center and former longtime resident of James Campbell Boulevard, died Sunday, February 22, 2015 at Signature Health Care where she had resided for the past fifteen years. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 12:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Pastor Steven Morgan officiating. Inurnment will be at a...
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Alvin J. "Buddy" Collins

March 30, 1934 - February 22, 2015

Mr. Alvin Jasper "Buddy" Collins, 80, longtime resident of Scribners Mill Community, died Sunday, February 22, 2015 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 1:00 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral with Tony Lancaster officiating. Burial will follow in Sheboss Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Tuesday from 4 – 7:00 p.m. at the funeral...
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Laura McKnight Williams

December 1, 1939 - February 21, 2015

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Laura Ann McKnight Williams, 75, retired secretary of Smelter Service Corporation and former resident of Denise Drive, died Saturday, February 21, 2015 at Humphreys County Nursing Home. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 1:00 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols with Joe Rhodes officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will...
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Darrell E. Connelly

October 14, 1923 - February 19, 2015

Darrell Elmer Connelly, 91, retired employee of Union Carbide and longtime resident of Hampshire Pike, died Thursday, February 19, 2015 at Life Care Center of Columbia. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Wayne B. Hardison and Jeremy Butt officiating. Burial will follow in Centerville City Cemetery with military honors provided by...
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Betty Landers

September 11, 1934 - February 18, 2015

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Betty Sands Smith Landers, age 80, retired bookkeeper for Colvin Motor Company and resident of Lynnville, passed away Wednesday, February 18, 2015 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Terry Peery officiating. Burial will follow in Lynnwood Cemetery. The...
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Thomas E. Coates

July 1, 1934 - February 17, 2015

View Video Tribute Thomas Eugene Coates, 80, retired teacher, retired Major with the U. S. Army, and resident of Union Place, died Tuesday, February 17, 2015 at Morning Pointe Assisted Living. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 3:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Tommy Vann officiating. Entombment will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens Mausoleum with military...
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Shane Hubbell

January 23, 1976 - February 17, 2015

View Video Tribute Mr. Michael Shane Hubbell, 39, died Tuesday, February 17, 2015 at his residence on Campbellsville Road in the Lynnville Community. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 11:00 a.m. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Brother Ed Murphy officiating. Burial will follow in Glenwood Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Friday from 4 – 8:00 p.m. at the...
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Lewis Anderson Hann, Sr.

February 4, 1922 - February 14, 2015

Lewis Anderson Hann, Sr., 93, retired from Union Carbide Corporation where he worked as a millwright in the maintenance department, died Saturday, February 14, 2015 at his residence on Zion Road. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols with Joe Macer officiating. Burial will follow in Morrow Cemetery with military honors at graveside provided by Herbert...
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Sheila Falls Evrard

October 24, 1949 - February 13, 2015

View Funeral Webcast Sheila Falls Evrard, 65, retired employee of Southern Bell Telephone Company, died Friday, February 13, 2015 at her residence on Covey Hollow Road in the Culleoka Community. The family will visit with friends Monday from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols concluding with a memorial service at 7:00 p.m. Notes of condolence may be extended at www.oakesandnichols.com. ...
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Michael R. Flener

April 23, 1953 - February 13, 2015

Michael R. Flener, 61, employee of Lithko Contracting, Inc. and resident of New Cut Road, died Friday, February 13, 2015 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 7:30 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols with the Brothers from The Kingdom Hall Jehovah's Witness officiating. The family will visit with friends Sunday from 4:00 – 7:30 P.M. at the funeral home. ...
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Arnold "Ernie" Ward

April 26, 1951 - February 13, 2015

View Funeral Webcast Arnold "Ernie" Kenneth Ward, 63, self-employed carpenter and resident of Hohenwald, died Friday, February 13, 2015 at Williamson Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Mike Roberts officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Sunday from 2:00 – 6...
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Elizabeth "Libby" Skillington

December 12, 1948 - February 9, 2015

View Funeral Webcast Elizabeth "Libby" Petty Mitchell Skillington, 66, resident of Skelley Lane, died Monday, February 9, 2015 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 2:00 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Chip Hunter officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Saturday from 12:00 noon...
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Stanley Francis Wilczynski

May 29, 1924 - February 9, 2015

Mr. Stanley Francis Wilczynski, 90, resident of Powell Drive in Culleoka, died Monday, February 9, 2015 at VA Medical Center in Nashville. A prayer service will be conducted Thursday at 7:00 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home. The family will visit with friends Thursday from 5 – 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will take place at a later date at Onondaga County Veteran's...
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Belle Stockman Knox

May 29, 1924 - February 8, 2015

Belle S. Knox 90, passed away on February 8, 2015 with her family at her bedside at Parkwest Hospital in Knoxville, Tennessee. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 P.M. Thursday at First Presbyterian Church of Lynnville, Tennessee with Dr. Edward Knox officiating. Burial will follow in Lynnwood Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Thursday from 10:30 A.M. – 12:30 P.M. at the...
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Frances Brown Maxwell

March 21, 1933 - February 8, 2015

Mary Frances Brown Maxwell, 81, retired switchboard operator at Maury Regional Medical Center and resident of Knud Drive, passed away Sunday, February 8, 2015 at Life Care of Columbia. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. at Oakes & Nichols with Rev. Joe Bowers officiating. Burial will follow in Santa Fe Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Monday from 4:00 to 8:00...
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Joe Thornton Carter, Sr.

May 8, 1932 - February 7, 2015

Joe Thornton Carter, Sr., 82, resident of Fifth Avenue, died Saturday, February 7, 2015 at NHC Columbia. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols with Rev. David Spencer and Rev. Jay Hoppus officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens with military honors provided by Herbert Griffin American Legion Post #19. The family will visit with friends...
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William O. "Bill" Taylor

August 23, 1925 - February 5, 2015

View Funeral Webcast William O. "Bill' Taylor, 89, retired jeweler and watchmaker and resident of North Hardin Drive, died Thursday, February 5, 2015 at VA Medical Center in Nashville. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Jackie White officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens with military honors provided by Herbert...
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Girline Mayberry Baird

September 23, 1926 - February 4, 2015

View Funeral Webcast Girline Mayberry Baird, 88, retired employee of Tennessee Farm Bureau and former longtime resident of Wedgewood Drive in Columbia, passed into eternal life with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at Centennial Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 1:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Wilson Henderson...
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Joel Lynn Hendley

September 15, 1950 - February 4, 2015

Mr. Joel Lynn Hendley, 64, died Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at his residence on Mercer Road in Hohenwald. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 10:00 a.m. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Dr. Dwain Brown officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Friday from 4 – 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Condolences may be offered...
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Claude N. Mays, Jr.

September 6, 1920 - February 3, 2015

Mr. Claude Nelson Mays, Jr., 94, retired from Union Carbide and resident of Galloway Street, died Tuesday, February 3, 2015 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Graveside services will be conducted Friday at 1:00 p.m. at Polk Memorial Gardens with Rev. Calvin Lunn officiating. Military honors will be provided by Herbert Griffin American Legion Post 19. The family will visit with friends...
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Mary Huckaby Dodson

July 17, 1926 - February 2, 2015

Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Huckaby Dodson, 88, resident of Brannon Court, died Monday, February 2, 2015 at Signature Health Care. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 12:00 noon at Oakes & Nichols with Rev. Steve Swango officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Wednesday from 11:00 a.m. until time of service at the funeral home. ...
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Grady Alvin Morrow, Jr.

May 20, 1943 - January 30, 2015

Grady Alvin Morrow, Jr., 71, retired employee of General Electric, died Friday, January 30, 2015 at his residence on Taylor Store Road in the Hampshire Community. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 4:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Stephen Kelley officiating. The family will visit with friends Sunday from 2:00 – 4:00 P.M at the funeral home. Condolences may be...
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