Oakes & Nichols Funeral Directors

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Our Obituaries

Beth Alderson DuBois

March 22, 1944 - September 16, 2014

Beth Alderson DuBois, 70, retired co-owner/office manager of DuBois Closing & Title Services and resident of Crest Street, died Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at Maury Regional Medical Center. A memorial service will be conducted Saturday at 11:00 A.M. at St. Peter's Episcopal Church with Rev. Thomas S. Wilson officiating. The family will visit with friends Friday from 3:00 – 7:00 P.M. at...
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Rubye Jean "Puddin" Johns

September 30, 1928 - September 11, 2014

Rubye Jean "Puddin" Johns, 85, retired secretary and resident of Myers Avenue, died Thursday, September 11, 2014 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Rick Elsey and Dr. Carl Duck officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Saturday from 11:00 A.M. -...
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William B. "Bill" Sutter

August 20, 1964 - September 11, 2014

William Buckley (Bill) Sutter, age 50 of Columbia, TN, left this earth on Thursday, September 11, 2014. A highly respected radiologist, "Dr. Bill" was also a bright light in the lives of his many friends and family members. He was full of boundless energy and enthusiasm for all that he did and those he touched. He was extraordinarily generous with his time and talents. A graduate of the...
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Mary Caroline McClain

May 14, 1945 - September 11, 2014

Mary Caroline Harlan McClain, 69, resident of Second Avenue, died Thursday, September 11, 2014 at Maury Regional Medical Center. To honor her wishes, no service will be scheduled. Oakes & Nichols Funeral Directors are assisting the family. Born May 14, 1945 in Clarksville, Tennessee, she was the daughter of the late William Ernest Harlan and Lula Lorraine Foust Harlan. Reared in Mt....
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Charles Ray Barnes

August 26, 1924 - September 8, 2014

View Funeral Webcast Mr. Charles Ray Barnes, 90, resident of Santa Fe Pike, died Monday, September 8, 2014 at NHC HIllview. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 11:00 a.m. at Oakes & Nichols with Rev. Billy Brown 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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Danny Paul Harrington

February 17, 1953 - September 7, 2014

View Video Tribute Danny Paul Harrington, 61, former co-owner and operator of Danny's Death Dates & Stone Cleaning, died Sunday, September 7, 2014 at his residence on East Seventeenth Street. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with his son Mark Harrington and Rev. Rick Points officiating. Burial will follow in Friendship Cemetery. ...
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Joan Phillips "Granny" Vaughn

July 24, 1937 - September 5, 2014

View Video Tribute Joan Phillips Vaughn, 77, affectionately known as "Granny," long-time resident of the Scribner's Mill Community, died Friday, September 5, 2014 at her home on Scribner's Mill Road. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 10:00 a.m. at Oakes & Nichols with Bryan Basham officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will...
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Paul Wayne Hartsfield

February 16, 1933 - September 3, 2014

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Mr. Paul Wayne Hartsfield, 81, owner of the Lemon Tree, died Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at his residence in Columbia surrounded by his family. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 4:00 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols with Nicky Hartsfield officiating. Military honors will be provided by Herbert Griffin American Legion Post 19. The family...
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Donna Fraser Johns

October 16, 1943 - August 30, 2014

Mrs. Donna Louise Fraser Johns, 70, retired receptionist for Dr. Joel Hargrove and Dr. Taylor Rayburn, died Sunday at her residence on Mockingbird Drive. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 2:00 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Bob Vassar officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Saturday from 5 – 8:00 p.m. and...
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Geneva Brown

May 10, 1923 - August 30, 2014

Mrs. Grace Geneva Waldrop Peden Brown, 91, retired department supervisor at Wal-Mart and resident of Danbury Drive, died Saturday, August 30, 2014 at St. Thomas Midtown Hospital. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 3:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Randy McNeece and Jeff Waldrop officiating. Burial will follow in Lynnwood Cemetery. The family will visit with friends...
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George W. Woody

January 25, 1936 - August 30, 2014

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast George Walker Woody, 78, resident of Cheyenne Trail, died Saturday, August 30, 2014 at Maury Regional Hospital. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 10:00 a.m. at Oakes & Nichols with Rev. Steve Dorning and Rev. David Spencer officiating. Burial will follow in Santa Fe Cemetery. Visitation with the family will begin Monday at 4:00 p.m. at...
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Vaniel Ray Norman

September 6, 1945 - August 29, 2014

Vaniel Ray Norman, 68, security guard and supervisor for Guardmark Security and resident of Granada Drive, died Friday, August 29, 2014 at Dyersburg General Hospital. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 12:00 Noon at Oakes & Nichols with Matthew Forrest and John Taylor Forrest officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. Friends will gather at the funeral home from 10:00...
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Sue Clay Anthony Eaves

January 5, 1927 - August 24, 2014

Mrs. Sue Clay Anthony Eaves, 87, resident of Stillcorn Ridge Road, died Sunday, August 24, 2014 at Maury Regional Medical Center. A graveside service for Mrs. Eaves will be conducted Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. at Crestview Funeral Home Memory Gardens in Gallatin with Dr. J. Dale Kennedy officiating. The family suggests memorials to the American Lung Association of Tennessee, 1 Vantage Way,...
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Martha Stone Wilson

December 8, 1925 - August 23, 2014

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Martha Alice Stone Wilson, 88, retired insurance agent and long-time resident of Sowell Mill Pike, died Saturday, August 23, 2014 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 4:00 p.m. at South Gate Church of Christ with Brian Gregory, Joe Macer, and John Thomas officiating. Two of her...
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Norman Franklin Dean

August 20, 1932 - August 23, 2014

View Funeral Webcast Norman Franklin Dean, age 82, a lifelong resident of Maury County, passed away on Saturday, August 23, 2014 at The Arbors in Spring Hill. Norman was born August 20, 1932 in Columbia as the youngest of four children born to Paul Dodson Dean and Daisy Cheek Dean. Norman was educated in Maury County and graduated in 1950 from Central High School. He graduated...
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Geralene Morrison

October 9, 1929 - August 22, 2014

View Video Tribute Geralene Redden Morrison, 84, retired secretary at West Seventh Street Church of Christ and former longtime resident of North Laurel Circle, died Friday, August 22, 2014 at Lakeshore The Meadows in Nashville. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 10:00 A.M. at West Seventh Street Church of Christ with Ted Burleson and David D. Davidson officiating. Burial will...
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Alice Thompson Landtroop

August 19, 1928 - August 20, 2014

Alice Irene Landtroop, 86, retired seamstress and resident of Michigan City passed away on Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at The Arbors in Michigan City, Indiana. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 11:00 a.m. at Oakes & Nichols with Johnny Thurman officiating. Burial will follow in Limestone County Memory Park in Athens, Alabama. The family will visit with friends Sunday from 4:00 to 8...
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Emory Wade Cole

September 8, 1941 - August 19, 2014

Emory Wade Cole, 72, died August 19, 2014 in hospice care at Maury Regional Medical Center. Services are to be held at Westminster Presbyterian Church on Trotwood Avenue at two o'clock Friday afternoon, with Rev. Mark Proctor and Rev. Wilson Henderson of Highland Park Baptist Church officiating. Burial will follow at Polk Memorial Gardens. Visitation with the family will be at Oakes and Nichols...
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Maxie Agent Haywood

February 19, 1931 - August 19, 2014

Clara Maxie Agent Haywood, 83, longtime resident of Riverside Drive, died Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at The Arbors of Willow Springs in Spring Hill. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 10:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Gary Bailey officiating. A private family burial will follow in Knob Creek Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Friday from 9:00 – 10:00 A...
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Nancy Woody Walker

August 22, 1936 - August 18, 2014

View Video Tribute Nancy Gail Woody Walker, 77, former co-owner of General Trucking, co-founder of Haulers Insurance, and resident of Nashville Highway, died Monday, August 18, 2014 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 1:00 P.M. at First United Methodist Church with Rev. Louis Johnson and Rev. Chip Hunter officiating. Burial will follow in Polk...
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Gary Westmoreland

May 23, 1947 - August 17, 2014

Gary Howard Westmoreland, 67, owner of Columbia Mobile Home Park, died Sunday, August 17, 2014 at his residence on Cheyenne Trail. A memorial service will be conducted Thursday at 5:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Donna Higginbotham officiating. The family will visit with friends Thursday from 4:00 – 500 P.M. at the funeral home. Condolences may be offered online at www...
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Wilma Faye Russell Underwood

July 8, 1936 - August 17, 2014

View Video Tribute Wilma Faye Russell Underwood, 78, retired registered nurse at Maury Regional Medical Center and resident of the Culleoka Community, died Sunday, August 17, 2014 at NHC Hillview. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. at Oakes & Nichols with Rev. George McDowell and Pastor Tom Herring officiating. Burial will follow in Lynnwood...
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Gay Humphrey Corlew

January 7, 1950 - August 16, 2014

Gay Celeste Humphrey Corlew, 64, former business manager for James Corlew Chevrolet/Cadillac in Clarksville, died Saturday, August 16, 2014 at her residence in the Dover Community in Stewart County. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols with family members officiating. Entombment will be in the family mausoleum at Santa Fe Cemetery. The family suggests...
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Eileen Masters Evans

September 15, 1922 - August 16, 2014

Eileen Masters Evans, 91 years and eleven months of age, retired operator of the Overton Motel Restaurant in Livingston, died Saturday, August 16, 2014 at her residence. The family will visit with friends Tuesday from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 1:00 p.m. at Speck Funeral Home in Livingston with Bobby Gore officiating. The family will...
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Frances Cude Smith

January 9, 1923 - August 15, 2014

Frances Lucille Cude Smith, 91, farmer and homemaker in the Lanton Community for many years, died Friday August 15, 2014 at her daughter's residence on Shangrila Trail. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. at Oakes & Nichols with Clay Gentry officiating. Burial will follow in Williamson Memorial Gardens in Franklin. The family will visit with friends Monday from 4:00 to 8...
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Percy J. Nall

October 19, 1939 - August 15, 2014

Percy J. Nall, 74, retired truck driver and resident of McBride Circle, died Friday, August 15, 2014 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 2:30 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Brother Tommy Fox officiating. Burial will be in Theta Baptist Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Saturday from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. and Sunday from 1:00 –...
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Ethel Love

December 1, 1916 - August 11, 2014

Ethel Sanders Love, 97, resident of Still Pond Road, died Monday, August 11, 2014 at Signature Health Care. A graveside service will be conducted Wednesday at 2:30 P.M. at Polk Memorial Gardens with Rev. Mike Roberts officiating. . Oakes & Nichols Funeral Directors are assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences may be offered online at www.oakesandnichols.com. A native of...
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W. A. Thurman

August 12, 1926 - August 10, 2014

William Arlo "W. A." Thurman, 87, retired employee of Elias Construction, self-employed farmer and logger, and resident of Ella West Circle in Lynnville, died Sunday, August 10, 2014 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 1:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Milton Stephens officiating. Burial will follow in Lynnwood Cemetery. The family...
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Jean Kerr Dillehay

February 4, 1931 - August 5, 2014

View Video Tribute Mrs. Jean Kerr Dillehay, 83, died Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at her residence on Knud Drive. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 1:00 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. William Rolman, Rev. Frank Webb and Rev. Jack Taylor officiating. Burial will follow in Pleasant Mount Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Thursday from 4 – 8:00 p.m. at...
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Catherine Raiford Barnett

August 7, 1924 - August 4, 2014

Mrs. Catherine Alma Raiford Barnett, 89, died Monday, August 4, 2014 at her residence on Double Branch Road. The Norfolk, Virginia native was the daughter of the late Richard Harvey Raiford and Anne Dora Gray Raiford. She graduated from high school in Norfolk and attended Madison College for Women in Madison, Virginia. On April 30, 1945 she married James Leon Barnett who preceded her in...
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Eva Mae Chandler Brewer

March 14, 1928 - August 3, 2014

Mrs. Eva Mae Chandler Brewer, 86, former resident of Memphis, died Sunday, August 3, 2014 at her residence on Crofton Park Drive where she had made her home for the past eight years. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 7:00 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols with Rev. Peter Sierson officiating. The family will visit with friends Tuesday from 5 – 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Entombment...
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Mary Selene Gilliam Walker

March 23, 1922 - August 3, 2014

Mrs. Mary Selene Gilliam Walker, 92, resident of Parkview Drive in Columbia, died Sunday morning at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services for Mrs. Walker will be conducted at 1:00 P.M. on Tuesday at Oakes and Nichols with Tom Gilliam officiating. Burial will follow at Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends from 4-8 P.M. on Monday at the funeral home. Notes of...
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Virginia Spires Watson

July 15, 1944 - August 2, 2014

View Video Tribute Virginia Ann Spires Watson, 70, affectionately known as "Granny", resident of Napier Drive, died Saturday, August 2, 2014 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 6:00 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols with Rev. Steve Swango officiating. The family will visit with friends Sunday from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. and Monday from 4:00 p.m. to...
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Payton Roland

July 25, 2014 - July 30, 2014

View Funeral Webcast Payton Michael Lee Roland, 5 day old son of Darrell Lee Roland and Abbie Noel James of Lewisburg, died Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt. A memorial service will be conducted Saturday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Dusty Clark officiating. The family will visit with friends Saturday from 1:00 – 2:00...
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Nora Yarbrough Gibson

May 28, 1926 - July 26, 2014

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Nora May Yarbrough Gibson, 88, retired thirty-year employee of Tennessee Farm Bureau and resident of Perkins Lane, died Saturday, July 26, 2014 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Mark Proctor and Rev. Wilson Henderson officiating. Burial will follow in...
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Louise Gunnels Langley

July 28, 1921 - July 24, 2014

Louise Gunnels Langley, 92, retired seamstress, died Thursday, July 24, 2014 at her residence on Depot Street in Spring Hill. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 3:00 P.M. at Spring Hill United Methodist Church with Rev. Keith Sherwood officiating. Burial will follow in Spring Hill Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Saturday from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols...
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Teresa Osborne Taylor

January 12, 1955 - July 23, 2014

Mrs. Teresa Ann Osborne Taylor, 59, resident of Lynnwood Drive, died Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at NHC Columbia. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 2:00 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Pastor Jim Ledbetter officiating. Burial will follow in Friendship Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Thursday from 4 – 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. The family suggests...
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Mary Ellis Hann Brooks

December 11, 1918 - July 21, 2014

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Mrs. Mary Ellis Hann Brooks, 95, retired LPN and former resident of the Mooresville Pike in Culleoka, died Monday, July 21, 2014 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 1:00 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Greg Daimwood officiating. Burial will follow in Worley Cemetery. The family will visit...
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Cathy Chumley Blade

January 10, 1960 - July 21, 2014

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Cathy Diane Chumley Blade, 54, died Monday, July 21, 2014 at her residence on Pleasant Wood in Mt. Pleasant. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 11:00 a.m. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Ricky Cotton officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Thursday from 4 – 8:00 p.m. at the...
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Edwin W. "Wick" Halliday

June 6, 1932 - July 20, 2014

Edwin Wilkinson "Wick" Halliday died at home on Sunday, July 20, 2014, after an extended illness. He was born in Memphis on June 6, 1932, predeceased by his father, William Parker Halliday, mother Caroline Wilkinson Halliday, brother William Parker Halliday, Jr., and sister in law Dorothy Allen Halliday. He is survived by his wife of fifty-seven years, Polly Ann Trabue Halliday, son Edwin...
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Mary Sue Nelson Pennington

January 16, 1917 - July 18, 2014

View Funeral Webcast Mrs. Mary Sue Nelson Pennington, 97, died Friday, July 18, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, Georgia. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 2:00 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Chip Hunter and Rev. Melinda Britt officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Saturday from 12...
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Tommy Mayberry

December 1, 1953 - July 17, 2014

View Video Tribute Virgil Thomas "Tommy" Mayberry, 60, retired track foreman for CSX railroad, died Thursday, July 17, 2014 at Vanderbilt University Medical after an extended illness with heart disease. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 11:00 a.m. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Chaplin Eddie Rogers officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. The...
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Frances Parks Riddle

May 18, 1936 - July 14, 2014

View Video Tribute Mrs. Frances Parks Riddle, 78, resident of Second Avenue, died Monday, July 14, 2014 at Life Care Center of Columbia. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 1:00 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols with Wendell Robinson and John Vaughan officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Tuesday from 5 – 8:00 p.m. and Wednesday...
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Cary Armistead

June 21, 1934 - July 12, 2014

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Cary Woods Armistead, 80, retired educator and librarian, died Saturday, July 12, 2014 at Poplar Estates where he had made his home for the past several years. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 11:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Jeremy Butt officiating. Burial will follow in Neapolis Cemetery. The family will visit with...
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Paulette Shouse Baxter

April 23, 1957 - July 12, 2014

View Video Tribute Paulette Shouse Baxter, 57, resident of Miller Lane in the Santa Fe Community, died Saturday, July 12, 2014 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Sandra Deal and Rev. Howard Alexander officiating. Burial will follow in Santa Fe Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Monday...
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Julian Sharp

March 24, 1932 - July 7, 2014

Mr. Julian Sharp, 82, retired from Occidental Chemical Co. and resident of Old Highway 99, died Monday, July 7, 2014 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 2:00 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Judge Bobby Sands and Darrell Trimble officiating. Burial will follow in Jones Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Thursday from 3...
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Sandra Lentz Gibson

June 29, 1942 - July 5, 2014

Sandra Lentz Gibson, aged 72, passed into the arms of her Savior on Saturday, July 5, 2014 at Maury Regional Medical Center following a short illness. A graveside service will be conducted Tuesday 4:30 p.m. at Polk Memorial Gardens with Reverend Bob Vassar officiating. The family will visit with friends at the graveside. Oakes & Nichols Funeral Directors are assisting the...
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Jonathan Simonds

October 14, 1943 - July 5, 2014

View Video Tribute Jonathan Karl Simonds, 70, resident of Campbellsville Pike, passed away Saturday, July 5, 2014 at his residence. A memorial service will be conducted Tuesday at 6:00 p.m. at St. Luke United Methodist Church with Rev. Tommy Vann officiating. The family will visit with friends Tuesday from 4:30 p.m. to service time at the church. Oakes & Nichols Funeral Directors...
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Evelyn Warren

June 1, 1913 - July 4, 2014

View Video Tribute Evelyn Bryant Warren, 101, retired school teacher and former resident of Cayce Lane died Friday, July 4, 2014 at NHC Healthcare of Pulaski. A memorial service will be held Sunday, July 20, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. at First United Methodist Church with Rev. Chip Hunter, Rev. Tom Smith and Rev. Melinda Britt officiating. The family will...
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Mamie Horne Norman

June 7, 1934 - July 3, 2014

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Mrs. Mamie Horne Norman, 80, former longtime resident of Crestland Drive, died Thursday, July 3, 2014 at NHC Columbia. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 10:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Charles R. Norman, Jr. officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Monday from 4...
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Billy "Skeeter" Allen

April 30, 1962 - July 2, 2014

View Video Tribute Mr. Billy Blaine "Skeeter" Allen, 52, resident of Scott Hollow Road, died Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 2:00 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Mark Proctor and Rev. Rick Bilyeu officiating. Burial will follow in Jones Cemetery with military honors provided by the United States Marine...
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Anita Clay Jones

August 26, 1961 - June 30, 2014

View Video Tribute Anita Clay Jones, 52, General Motors employee and resident of Cumberland Drive, died Monday, June 30, 2014 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. A memorial service will be conducted Saturday at 2:00 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home. The family will visit with friends Saturday from 12 noon until time of service at the funeral home. The family suggests...
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Lura Morton Anderson

June 3, 1928 - June 30, 2014

View Video Tribute Mrs. Lura Morton Anderson, 86, died Monday, June 30, 2014 at Bethany Health Care in Nashville. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 1:00 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Mike Williams officiating. Burial will follow in Greenfield Bend Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Tuesday from 4 – 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Condolences may...
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Kelly Lyn Page

May 12, 1953 - June 29, 2014

Kelly Lyn Page of the Bear Creek Community passed away suddenly on June 29, 2014 at her residence. She was born in Texas to a military family and as such had lived in Thailand, the Canal Zone, Europe, Japan and numerous locations in the continental United States. Her great love was raising horses. She had been a championship rider during her four years in the Canal Zone, having won many...
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Maude Wiley Goodwin

May 11, 1925 - June 29, 2014

View Video Tribute Mrs. Zora Maude Wiley Goodwin, 89, resident of Double Branch Road, died Sunday, June 29, 2014 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Graveside services will be conducted Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. at Polk Memorial Gardens with Mike Williams officiating. The family will visit with friends Tuesday from 4 – 8:00 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home. The family suggests...
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Thomas Daniel Tracy, Jr.

August 25, 1947 - June 29, 2014

Mr. Thomas Daniel Tracy, Jr., 66, died Sunday, June 29, 2014 at Heritage Hospital in Shelbyville. Graveside services will be conducted Tuesday at 5:00 p.m. at St. John's Churchyard, Ashwood with The Rev. Thomas S. Wilson officiating. The family will visit with friends Tuesday from 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home. Condolences may be offered online at www.oakeswandnichols...
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Genevia Green

March 15, 1920 - June 27, 2014

View Video Tribute Mrs. Genevia Kelley Johnson Green, 94, retired seamstress and former longtime resident of Columbia, died Friday, June 27, 2014 in Louisville, Kentucky. A graveside service will be conducted Sunday at 4:00 P.M. at Polk Memorial Gardens with Wendell Robinson officiating. The family will visit with friends Sunday from 2:00 – 3:30 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home. ...
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James H. Seaborn

October 29, 1937 - June 26, 2014

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast James Harrison Seaborn, 76, resident of Creek Trail and retired employee of Monsanto and Maury County Highway Department, died Thursday, June 26, 2014 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Carl May officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The...
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Kathleen Whiteside Morton

April 11, 1916 - June 23, 2014

View Video Tribute Kathleen Whiteside Morton, 98, homemaker and longtime resident of Cathey's Creek Community, died Monday, June 23, 2014 at NHC Columbia. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 11:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with David Davidson officiating. Burial will follow in Worley Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Tuesday after 3:00 P.M. at the...
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Lorraine McAulay Dreaden

December 5, 1919 - June 21, 2014

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Mrs. Lorraine McAulay Dreaden, 94, longtime resident of Columbia, passed away peacefully Saturday, June 21, 2014 with family at her side in Louisville, Kentucky. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 1:00 p.m. at Graymere Church of Christ with John Vaughan and Wendell Robinson officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. ...
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Bertie Bolton Pantall

September 15, 1917 - June 17, 2014

View Funeral Webcast Part One View Funeral Webcast Part Two Mrs. Bertie Bolton Pantall, 96, longtime resident of Mooresville Pike in Columbia, died Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at Emeritus at Legacy Crossing in Franklin. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 2:00 p.m. at Williamson Memorial Funeral Home in Franklin. Burial will follow in Williamson...
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Jean Renfro Damron

February 21, 1928 - June 15, 2014

Mrs. Jean Grey Renfro Damron, 86, retired registered nurse and resident of Carters Creek Pike, died Sunday, June 15, 2014. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 2:00 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with John Hayes officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Thursday from 12:00 noon until time of service at the funeral home. ...
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George Edward "Cotton" Owen, Jr.

May 7, 1949 - June 14, 2014

George Edward "Cotton" Owen, Jr., 65, self-employed businessman and resident of Hampshire Pike, died Saturday, June 14, 2014 at NHC Hillview. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Jeff Jacob officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens with military honors provided by Herbert Griffin American Legion Post 19. The family...
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Larry Boatright

July 8, 1950 - June 12, 2014

Larry Paul Boatright, 63, employee of Elk Ridge Trucking and resident of Lawrenceburg, died Thursday, June 12, 2014 at Williamson Medical Center. To honor his request, no services will be scheduled. Condolences may be offered online at www.oakesandnichols.com. Oakes & Nichols Funeral Directors are assisting the family with arrangements. The Maury County native was the son of the late...
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Betty Hanvy

June 8, 1931 - June 9, 2014

Betty Pilkinton Hanvy, 83, former longtime resident of Bestview Drive, died Monday, June 9, 2014 at Life Care Center of Columbia. A graveside service will be conducted Tuesday at 2:30 P.M. at Rose Hill Cemetery with Rev. Mark Proctor officiating. The family will visit with friends Tuesday from 12:00 – 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home. The family suggests memorials to...
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James D. Chapman

July 5, 1931 - June 4, 2014

James Davis Chapman, 82, retired employee of Marshall Manufacturing and resident of Glenn Avenue, died Wednesday, June 4, 2014 at Marshall Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 11:00 A.M. at Parkview Baptist Church in Lewisburg. Burial will follow in Lone Oak Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Friday from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. at London Funeral Home and...
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David Murphy Campbell

October 3, 1958 - June 2, 2014

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Part 1 View Funeral Webcast Part 2 Mr. David Murphy Campbell, 55, radiologic technologist and resident of Haven Drive, died Monday, June 2, 2014 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 3:00 p.m. at Zion Presbyterian Church with Rev. Paul Joiner, Rev. Arch Warren and Rev. Donald Wahlman officiating. Burial...
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Terry Lynn Buie

October 23, 1941 - May 30, 2014

Terry Lynn Buie, 72, pipefitter/welder for 15 years with Steamfitters Local 614 in Jackson, Tennessee, died Friday, May 30, 2014 at his residence on Snow Creek Road in the Santa Fe Community. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 3:00 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols with Rev. Sherry Ladd officiating. Burial will follow in Santa Fe Cemetery with military honors at graveside provided by Herbert...
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Marie Hackney Frakes

July 17, 1919 - May 27, 2014

Mrs. Marie Hackney Frakes, 94, formerly of Rolling Fields Circle, died Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at The Bridge of Columbia where she had made her home for the past two years. A memorial service will be conducted Sunday at 2:30 p.m. at First United Methodist Church with Houston Parks and Rev. Melinda Britt officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. The family will visit with...
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Frances Brown

January 5, 1934 - May 23, 2014

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Sarah Frances Winchester Brown, 80, former employee of Pelican Industries in Franklin and resident of North Laurel Circle and former longtime resident of Will Brown Road near Rally Hill, died Friday, May 23, 2014 at NHC Hillview. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Brother Tommy Hood and...
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Jerry C. Nix

July 6, 1931 - May 22, 2014

View Video Tribute Jerry Clark Nix, 82, retired bulldozer and heavy equipment operator and resident of Mt. Pleasant, died Thursday, May 22, 2014 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 4:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Anthony Muston officiating. Burial will follow in Knob Creek Cemetery with military honors provided by Herbert...
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Howard T. "Tooter" Williams

January 10, 1931 - May 20, 2014

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Mr. Howard Thomas "Tooter" Williams, 83, longtime farmer on the Santa Fe Pike, died Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 11:00 a.m. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Ezell Rose officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with...
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Elizabeth Ann Black Miller

March 31, 1936 - May 19, 2014

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Mrs. Elizabeth Ann Black Miller, 78, resident of Dyer St., died Sunday, May 18, 2014 at Williamson Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 2:00 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols with Rev. Steve Robertson officiating. Burial will follow in Concord Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Wednesday from 4 – 8:00 p.m. at the...
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Thomas "Grandy" Anderson

June 20, 1928 - May 15, 2014

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Part One View Funeral Webcast Part Two Otey Thomas "Grandy" Anderson, 85, resident of Mimosa Drive, was called to be with the Lord on Thursday, May 15, 2014 at Maury Regional Hospital surrounded by his family. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 2:00 P.M. at Columbia Church of God on Highland Avenue with Rev. Victor Alley, Rev. Howard...
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Jerry Alderson

August 11, 1945 - May 12, 2014

Jerry Carl Alderson, 68, retired employee of CPS Corporation in Franklin, died Monday, May 12, 2014 at his residence on North Laurel Circle in Columbia. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 10:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Kenny McFarlen and Rev. Tommy Vann officiating. Burial will follow in Sunset Hill Cemetery in the Theta Community. The family will visit with...
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Beulah Caulk

July 7, 1926 - May 9, 2014

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Beulah Goodin Caulk, 87, resident of Westover Drive, died Friday, May 9, 2014 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Brother Bobby Bates officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Sunday from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. at...
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Jane Page Oakes Trice

July 28, 1922 - May 7, 2014

Jane Page Oakes Trice, 91, died Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at her residence on Rolling Fields Circle after a lengthy illness. Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 P.M. Sunday, May 11, 2014 at St. Peter's Episcopal Church with The Reverend Richard Zalesak officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Saturday from 3:00 – 5:00 P.M. at Oakes &...
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Martha "Marsie" Frazier Alderson

December 18, 1917 - May 6, 2014

View Funeral Webcast Mrs. Martha "Marsie" Kirkland Frazier Alderson, 96, retired owner of Alderson Cleaners, died Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at Life Care Center of Columbia. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 11:00 a.m. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Mike Dawson officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Thursday from 4...
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Eldridge Freeland McMeen

March 29, 1936 - May 5, 2014

Mr. Eldridge Freeland McMeen, 78, resident of Tom Fitzgerald Road, died Monday May 5, 2014 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 3:00 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Joe Bowers and Thomas Culberson officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. The family will visit with friends...
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Zula McCollum Westmoreland

September 20, 1912 - May 4, 2014

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast View Funeral Webcast Part 2 Nettie Zula McCollum Westmoreland, 101, died Sunday, May 4, 2014 at her residence on Overton Drive. The family will visit with friends Monday from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. at Highland Church of Christ with David Morris, Curtis Dowdy, Joey Westmoreland,...
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Evelyn Johns Dooley

February 3, 1919 - May 3, 2014

Evelyn Johns Dooley, 95, retired teacher and former resident of Columbia, TN died Saturday, May 3, 2014 at her residence in Fayetteville, TN. Survived by daughter, Wilma Dooley Muse of Fayetteville, TN; granddaughter, Lynn Muse Chappin, grandson-in-law, Bob Chappin, great-grandson, Samuel David Chappin, and great-granddaughter, Katherine Anne Chappin, all of Murfreesboro, TN. Two sisters:...
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Audrey Clark Norman

June 23, 1951 - May 2, 2014

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Audrey Lycrecia Clark Norman, 63, resident of Hatcher Lane, died Friday at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 3:00 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols with Rev. Rick Points officiating. Burial will follow in Pleasant Mount Cemetery. It is suggested that memorials be sent to the family. The Maury County native was...
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Charles C. Eaton

February 3, 1930 - May 2, 2014

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Charles Cole Eaton, 84, retired employee of Victory Van Lines and resident of Fleming Street, died Friday, May 2, 2014 at Life Care Center of Columbia. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 1:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Larry Benderman and Rev. Tommy Vann officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens with military...
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Betty Warner

April 18, 1939 - April 29, 2014

Betty L. Carroll Warner, 75, resident of Moraine, Ohio, died Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at Alive Hospice in Nashville. She was the mother of Crystal M. "Chris" (Steve) Stidham of Columbia. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 11:00 A.M. at Miami Shores Baptist Church under the direction of Newcomers Funeral Home in Kettering, Ohio. Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery in West...
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Agnes Catherine Graves

June 14, 1928 - April 29, 2014

Mrs. Agnes Catherine MacLeod Graves, 85, resident of The Gardens at Poplar Estates, died Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at NHC Columbia. Burial will take place at a later date in Oneida Castle Cemetery in Oneida Castle, New York. The family suggests memorials to Alzheimer's Association, 4825 Trousdale Drive, Suite 220, Nashville, TN 37220. Condolences may be offered online at www.oakesandnichols...
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Willis Duff

May 7, 1925 - April 28, 2014

Mr. Willis Graham Duff, 88, died Monday, April 28, 2014 at his residence on Gettysburg Lane. Graveside services will be conducted Saturday at 11:30 a.m. at Rose Hill Cemetery with W.L. Culberson officiating. Military honors will be provided by Herbert Griffin American Legion Post 19. The family will visit with friends Saturday from 10:30 a.m. until 11:15 a.m. at Oakes & Nichols. The...
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Lollie Waddey Barnes

April 29, 1926 - April 28, 2014

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Mrs. Lollie Lea Waddey Barnes, 87, longtime resident of the Santa Fe Pike, died Monday, April 28, 2014 at NHC Hillview. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 12:00 noon at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Billy Brown officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Wednesday from 4 – 8...
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Dorothy "Dot" Pruitt Greenfield

July 20, 1942 - April 27, 2014

View Video Tribute Mrs. Dorothy Allene "Dot" Pruitt Greenfield, 71, resident of Dorman Drive, died Sunday, April 27, 2014 at Signature Health Care. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, at 12:00 noon at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Jeremy Butt officiating. Burial will follow in Jones Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Tuesday from 5 – 8:00 p.m. at the...
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Doris Green Kelley

April 28, 1929 - April 27, 2014

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Doris Isabell Green Kelley, 84, resident of River Road in Ashland City, died Sunday, April 27, 2014 at Christian Care Nursing Home in Ashland City. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Andrew Roberts officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. The family will visit with friends...
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Shannon Fry Paligo

May 26, 1978 - April 24, 2014

View Video Tribute Shannon Fry Paligo, 35, former employee of the State of Tennessee Health Department, died Thursday, April 24, 2014 at her residence on Kimberly Drive. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 10:00 A.M. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints with President William Grayson and Bishop Douglas Fry officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. ...
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Kathy W. Kelley

November 6, 1947 - April 24, 2014

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Kathy Wright Kelley, 66, retired Circuit Court Clerk and resident of Columbia, died Thursday, April 24, 2014 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Randy McNeece and Judge Bobby Sands officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will...
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William L. "Cotton" Beasley, Jr.

October 28, 1927 - April 23, 2014

Mr. William Lester "Cotton" Beasley, Jr., 86, resident of Lynnville, died Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at his residence while doing what he loved to do, working in the garden. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at Oakes & Nichols with Rev. Leon Reed officiating. Burial will follow in Lynnwood Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Friday from 5 – 7:00 p.m. at...
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Joe Mack Hight

October 28, 1926 - April 22, 2014

Joe Mack Hight, 87, retired Metropolitan Nashville teacher and long-time resident of the Greenbrier Community in Robertson County, died Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at NHC in Springfield. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 1:00 p.m. at Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Greenbrier. The family will visit with friends Monday from 10:00 to 12:00 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols followed by a graveside...
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Frances Marguerite Craig

March 18, 1921 - April 22, 2014

View Funeral Webcast Miss Frances Marguerite Craig, 93, resident of The Bridge, died Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at NHC Hillview. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 4:00 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Jeremy Butt and Mike Kesler officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Sunday from 2 – 4:00 p.m. at the funeral home. ...
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Bethany Stanley

October 20, 1967 - April 21, 2014

Bethany Anne Stanley, age 46, passed away peacefully at her home in Raleigh, North Carolina on Monday, April 21, 2014. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Jeffrey L. Kane officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Sunday from 1:00 – 2:00 P.M. at the funeral home. The family...
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Marie Burns Cox

December 19, 1926 - April 21, 2014

Mrs. Marie Burns Cox, 87, former resident of Prescott Road in Nashville, died Monday, April 21, 2014 at Hickory Woods Life Care Center in Antioch. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Jack White officiating. Burial will follow in Jones Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Tuesday from 4 – 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. ...
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Dr. C.D. George

March 15, 1918 - April 16, 2014

View Video Tribute Dr. Charles David "C.D." George, 96, retired veterinarian and resident of Old Zion Road died Wednesday, April 16, 2014. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 11:00 a.m. at St. Catherine Catholic Church with Fr. Davis Chackaleckel and Fr. Patrick Connor officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Sunday after 4...
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James T. "Tommy" Underwood, Jr.

February 12, 1950 - April 16, 2014

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Mr. James Thomas "Tommy" Underwood, Jr., 64, died Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at his residence on Morris Avenue. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 2:00 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols with Joe Westmoreland and Kent Pardon, DVM officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Friday from 4 – 8:00 p.m...
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Elizabeth Ellis Gilbert

June 20, 1913 - April 15, 2014

View Video Tribute Elizabeth Jane Ellis Gilbert, 100, retired school teacher and resident of Richmond Dr., died Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at Sterling House of Columbia. A memorial service will be conducted Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at First Presbyterian Church with Rev. Joe Evans and Rev. Jennie Barber officiating. The family will visit with friends Tuesday from 10:00 – 11:00...
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James R. "Jim" Bass

July 1, 1940 - April 13, 2014

View Video Tribute Mr. James R. "Jim/Jimmy" Bass, a life-long resident of Columbia, passed away unexpectedly at Maury Regional Medical Center on Sunday, April 13th, 2014. He had been battling cancer for a short period of time. Per his request, a graveside service will be conducted Friday, April 18, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. at Rose Hill Cemetery with Rev. Rick Points officiating. Military honors...
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