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John Jennings Garman

March 8, 1966 - July 24, 2016

John Jennings Garman, 50, professor at Thomas Goode Jones School of Law at Faulkner University and resident of Montgomery, Alabama died Sunday, July 24, 2016 in Columbia. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 12:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with John Magnuson officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Tuesday from 4:00...
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Linda Faye Gemmell

May 9, 1946 - July 22, 2016

Linda Faye Gemmell, 70, retired owner and operator of Spring Hill Liquors and resident of Apache Trail, died Friday, July 22, 2016 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 10:30 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Reverend David Sawyer and Pastor Mark Proctor officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with...
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Lois Potts Tanner

October 15, 1929 - July 18, 2016

Lois Gertrude Potts Tanner, 86, Maury County native and resident of South Carolina, went to be with her Savior on July 18, 2016. A graveside service will be held Tuesday at 10:30 A.M. at Johnson's Chapel Cemetery. Family and friends will gather at 9:45 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home to proceed to the cemetery. Condolences may be extended online at www.oakesandnichols.com. Born...
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Burdean Ray Hickman

July 17, 1925 - July 18, 2016

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Burdean Ray Hickman, 91, former resident of Santa Fe Pike, died Monday, July 18, 2016 at NHC Columbia. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Bo Myers officiating. Burial will follow in Lynnwood Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Thursday from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. at the funeral...
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Edwin Morgan Estes

February 8, 1938 - July 16, 2016

Edwin Morgan Estes, 78, retired employee of Social Security Administration, died Saturday, July 16, 2016 at his residence on McIntire Drive. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 11:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Bo Myers and Rev. Tommy Vann officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens with military honors provided by Herbert Griffin American Legion Post...
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Helen Connelly Lynn

July 12, 2016

View Video Tribute Helen Connelly Lynn, retired medical assistant, died Tuesday, July 12, 2016, at her residence on Confederate Drive. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 11:00 A.M. at Highland Park Baptist Church with Rev. Mark Proctor and Rev. Wilson Henderson officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Thursday from 4:00 –...
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Christine Bishop Foster

July 14, 1926 - July 11, 2016

View Video Tribute View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Christine Bishop Foster, 89, retired employee of Lasko Metal Company in Franklin, died Monday, July 11, 2016 at her residence on Ashwood Drive in Columbia. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Jeff Kane officiating. Entombment will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens....
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Betty Sue Howell Prince

July 30, 1951 - July 10, 2016

Betty Sue Howell Prince, 64, died Sunday, July 10, 2016 at Alive Hospice in Nashville. Private family services will be held at Polk Memorial Gardens. Oakes & Nichols Funeral Directors are assisting the family with arrangements. The family suggests memorials to Alive Hospice, 1718 Patterson Street, Nashville, TN 37203. Condolences may be extended online at www.oakesandnichols.com. ...
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Clinton Perry Gilbreath

May 22, 1953 - July 9, 2016

Clinton Perry Gilbreath, 63, First Vice President of CBRE Industrial Properties and resident of Richardson Lane in Culleoka, died Saturday, July 9, 2016 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 1:30 P.M. at First Family Baptist Church with Reverend Jim Alexander officiating. Burial will follow in Glenwood Cemetery. The family will visit with...
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Fannie Belle Brown Kennedy

April 24, 1929 - July 6, 2016

Fannie Belle Brown Kennedy, 87, resident of Robertson Road in Lynnville, died Wednesday, July 6, 2016 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 1:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Reverend Blake Hawthorne, Dr.Bill Bryant, and David Wood, C.R.E. officiating. Burial will follow in Lynnwood Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Friday...
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Gwenda Lynn Roberts Westmoreland

February 11, 1956 - July 5, 2016

Gwenda Lynn Roberts Westmoreland, 60, resident of Haley Lane, passed away peacefully Tuesday, July 5, 2016 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 3:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home. The family will visit with friends Saturday from 12:00 – 3:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Condolences may be extended online at www.oakesandnichols.com. Born...
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Larry Gene "Beaver" Davis

December 24, 1945 - July 4, 2016

Larry Gene "Beaver" Davis, 70, retired truck driver for Alman Construction and resident of Riverside Drive, died Monday, July 4, 2016 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 3:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Wendell Robinson officiating. Burial will follow in Lynnwood Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Wednesday from 1:00-3:00...
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Deborah Fay Springer Potts

February 4, 1954 - July 3, 2016

Deborah Fay Springer Potts, 62, went to be with her Lord on Sunday, July 3, 2016 at her residence in Mt. Pleasant. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 10:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Mylen Coble officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Tuesday from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Condolences may be...
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Harold Wayne Brunson, Sr.

February 8, 1949 - July 1, 2016

Harold Wayne Brunson, Sr., 67, retired conductor with CSX Railroad and resident of Rock Springs Road, died Friday, July 1, 2016 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 1:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Rick Points officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Tuesday from 10:00 A.M. –...
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Ralph Carlton Gilliam

August 1, 1927 - June 30, 2016

Ralph Carlton Gilliam, 88, church of Christ minister and retired butcher, died Thursday, June 30, 2016 at St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 3:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Jeremy Butt officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens with military honors provided by Herbert Griffin American Legion Post 19. The family will...
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Kendall Dee Hedrick

April 26, 1972 - June 29, 2016

Kendall Dee Hedrick, 44, died Wednesday, June 29, 2016. A private family memorial service will be held at a later date. Oakes & Nichols Funeral Directors are assisting the family with arrangements. The family suggests memorials to a fund for his three daughters at www.youcaring.com/KendallsGirls. Condolences may be extended online at www.oakesandnichols.com. The Maury County...
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Ray Edward Kuykendall

July 30, 1953 - June 29, 2016

June 29, 2016 marked the passing of a remarkable man. Ray Edward "Buddy" Kuykendall, 62, was surrounded by his family when he died in the early morning hours at TriStar Centennial Medical Center after a difficult battle with brain cancer. Visitation will be held Friday from 4:00-8:00 P.M. at First Family Baptist Church, 2790 Pulaski Hwy. Funeral services will be conducted 10:00 A.M....
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Frances Elmira Butts Baker

June 17, 1932 - June 28, 2016

Frances Elmira Butts Baker, 84, retired legal secretary and former resident of Southport Road in Culleoka, died Tuesday, June 28, 2016 in Plato, Missouri where she had made her home with her grandson for the past few years. A graveside service will be conducted Tuesday at 2:00 P.M. at Rose Hill Cemetery with Stephen Kelley officiating. The family will visit with friends Tuesday from 10:00 A...
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Joseph Donald "Don" Bratton

July 27, 1929 - June 28, 2016

Joseph Donald "Don" Bratton passed away at his home the age of 86 on June 28, 2016. Funeral services will be held on Friday at 10:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Jim McEwen officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends on Thursday from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Condolences may be extended online at www...
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Diane M. Fox

September 29, 1938 - June 26, 2016

Diane M. Fox, 77, of Charlotte, North Carolina, and former resident of Columbia, passed away on June 26, 2016. A graveside inurnment service will be conducted Saturday at 1:00 P.M. at Rose Hill Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Saturday from 11:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home. A service to celebrate her life was held Saturday, July 9th at McEwen Pineville...
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Betty Brown Crigger

December 3, 1937 - June 26, 2016

View Video Tribute Betty Elois Brown Crigger, 78, retired private sitter, died Sunday, June 26, 2016 at her residence on Carol Drive. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 11:00 A.M. at Scribner's Mill Church of Christ with Ricky Clay, Bryan Basham, and Terry Evans officiating. Burial will follow in Scribner's Mill Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Wednesday from 4:00...
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Donald Wayne Lunn

June 18, 1934 - June 26, 2016

Donald Wayne Lunn, 82, retired employee of Monsanto Chemical Company and Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home, died Sunday, June 26, 2016, at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 10:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Frank Smith and Rev. Chip Hunter officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. The family will visit with friends...
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Mable Ruth Head Bailey

January 18, 1930 - June 26, 2016

Mable Ruth Head Bailey, 86, former employee of Wal-Mart, died Sunday, June 26, 2016 at he residence on Rainier Drive. The family will visit with friends Monday from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home. Funeral services and burial will be conducted at later date in Alabama. Condolences may be extended online at www.oakesandnichols.com. The Maury County native was the...
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William Allen Carter

July 5, 1979 - June 22, 2016

William Allen Carter, 36, resident of Thomas Avenue, died Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 6:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Dan Caruso and John Saunders officiating. The family will visit with friends Sunday from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. and Monday from 4:00 P.M. until service time at the funeral home. Burial will...
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Roger Dale Stewart

June 7, 1955 - June 22, 2016

Roger Dale Stewart, 61, self-employed roofer and painter, died Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at his residence on Depot Street in Culleoka. A graveside service will be conducted Friday at 11:00 A.M. at Rose Hill Cemetery with Corey Bell officiating. The family will visit with friends at the graveside. Oakes & Nichols Funeral Directors are assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences may be...
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David Wells Kodatt

October 5, 1926 - June 21, 2016

David Wells Kodatt, 89, former owner and operator of Forest Park Glass & Mirror and resident of West 7th Street, died Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at NHC Columbia. Graveside services will be conducted Saturday at 1:30 P.M. EST at Osborn Cemetery in Hiawassee, Georgia. The family will visit with friends Saturday from 11:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M EST at Cochran Funeral Home in Hiawassee, Georgia. Oakes &...
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Mary Frances Burns Stanfill

May 15, 1943 - June 18, 2016

View Funeral Webcast Mrs. Mary Frances Burns Stanfill, 73, retired seamstress, housekeeper, and resident of New Highway 7, died Saturday, June 18, 2016 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Brother Andrew Allen and Brother Rick Points officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The...
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Robert Gary Norton

January 4, 1947 - June 16, 2016

View Video Tribute Robert Gary Norton, 69, owner of R & R Distributing Company, Inc., died Thursday, June 16, 2016 at his residence on Darks Mill Road. Visitation will be Saturday from 3:00 – 6:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home. A private family graveside services will be held at Rose Hill Cemetery. The family suggests memorials to New Life Baptist Church, 1507 Gravel Hill...
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Carla Loca Clifford

May 17, 1991 - June 15, 2016

View Funeral Webcast Carla Loca Clifford, 25, resident of Apache Trail, died Wednesday, June 15, 2016 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 1:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Pastor Aric Randolph officiating. Burial will follow in Lynnwood Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Sunday from 4:00 - 8:00 P.M. and Monday from 11:00 A.M...
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Bobby Ray Young

September 13, 1946 - June 14, 2016

Bobby Ray Young, 69, resident of Lewisburg, died Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Graveside services will be conducted Thursday at 2:00 P.M. at Friendship Cemetery with Reverend Milton Hicks officiating. Condolences may be extended online at www.oakesandnichols.com. The Maury County native was the son of the late Ed Young and Margaret Haskins Young. He is...
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Dana Lee Chapman Farris

September 21, 1926 - June 14, 2016

Dana Lee Chapman Farris, 89, retired Unit Secretary at Maury County Hospital and former longtime resident of Booker Farm Road in Mt. Pleasant, died Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at Maury Regional Medical Center. A graveside service will be held Thursday at 3:00 P.M. at Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Wednesday from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home. ...
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Roy Brown Andrews

November 28, 1933 - June 13, 2016

Roy Brown Andrews 82, resident of Greely Drive, died Monday, June 13, 2016 at NHC Hillview. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rex Reed officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Tuesday from 4:00 – 7:00 P.M. at the funeral home. The family suggests memorials be made to Highland...
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Virginia Ann McGrew Hindman

September 20, 1927 - June 11, 2016

Virginia Ann McGrew Hindman, 88, retired employee with the State of Tennessee Human Resource Department and resident of Creek Trail, died Saturday, June 11, 2016 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Wendell Robinson officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. The family will visit with friends...
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Frances Stricklin Thigpen

February 20, 1928 - June 10, 2016

Frances Owene Stricklin Thigpen, 88, resident of Sharon Circle, died Friday, June 10, 2016 at NHC Hillview. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Judge Bobby Sands and Reverend Joe Evans officiating. Burial will follow in Lawrence County Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Tuesday from 12:00 P.M. until service time at the...
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Angela Fae Crowell Austin

June 8, 2016

Angela Fae Crowell Austin passed from this life on June 8, 2016, at the Methodist Hospital in Sugar Land Texas. She is survived by her husband Richard Austin; her mother Madie Fae Crowell Davidson (David) of Columbia, TN; a sister Joni Collopy (Jim) of Tucson, Arizona, a brother Edward Crowell, III (Deana) of Florence, Alabama and a nephew Robert (Bob) Collopy of Phoenix, Arizona. She was...
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William C. "Dub" Barnes

March 11, 1929 - June 8, 2016

William Clark "Dub" Barnes, Sr., 87, retired owner and operator of Barnes Carpet Service for over thirty years and resident of Pickens Lane, died Wednesday, June 8, 2016 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 10:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with his grandson Rev. Andy Hargrove officiating. A graveside service will be held Saturday at 4:00...
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Elizabeth Gail Kelly McCord

December 20, 1937 - June 4, 2016

View Funeral Webcast View Video Tribute Elizabeth Gail Kelly McCord, 78, homemaker, babysitter, and former longtime resident of Galloway Street, died Saturday, June 4, 2016 at NHC Hillview. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with David Morris officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with...
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Ruth Hargrove Childress

May 15, 1927 - June 4, 2016

View Video Tribute Mrs. Ruth Hargrove Childress, 89, retired cafeteria worker at Whitthorne Middle School and lifelong resident of Old Highway 50A, died Saturday, June 4, 2016 at NHC Hillview. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 2:30 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Joe Macer and John Thomas officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. The family will visit...
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Victor Stewart Rasbury

September 1, 1930 - June 3, 2016

View Video Tribute Victor S. Rasbury, 85, farmer, businessman, and longtime resident of Columbia, died Friday, June 3, 2016 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Elder Larry Tarkington officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery with military honors provided by Herbert Griffin American...
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Zack Choate Hickman

March 4, 1920 - June 1, 2016

Zack Choate Hickman, 96, died Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at his residence in Franklin surrounded by his loving family. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 11:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Reverend David Sawyer officiating. Burial will follow in Wilkes Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Friday from 5:00 -8:00 P.M. at the funeral home. The family suggests...
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Charles Wayne "Charlie" Scott

July 15, 1949 - May 30, 2016

Charles Wayne "Charlie" Scott, 66, died Monday, May 30, 2016 at his residence on Brannon Court. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 10:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Wednesday from 5:00 – 8:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Condolences may be extended online at www.oakesandnichols.com. The Maury...
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Virginia Lovett Smithson

November 18, 1922 - May 29, 2016

Virginia Lovett Smithson, 93, homemaker and resident of The Bridge of Columbia, died Sunday, May 29, 2016 at Life Care Center of Columbia. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 10:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Wendell Robinson officiating. Burial will follow in Rock Springs Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Tuesday from 5:00 -8:00 P.M. at the funeral home. ...
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Malcolm Curtis Anderson

August 12, 1934 - May 27, 2016

Malcolm Curtis Anderson, 81, died Friday, May 27, 2016 at NHC Hillview. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 3:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Reverend Rick Elsey 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 Saturday at 4:00 – 7:00 P.M. and Sunday...
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Sara Jane Alderson

January 3, 1947 - May 25, 2016

Sara Jane Alderson, 69, longtime employee of Alderson's Cleaners and former resident of Mt. Pleasant Pike, died Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at Signature Health Care. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 12:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Reverend Joe Evans officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Friday from 10:00 A.M. until...
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JoAnn Henson Thomason

November 13, 1936 - May 21, 2016

JoAnn Henson Thomason, 79, passed away Saturday, May 21, 2016 at her home in Columbia surrounded by her family. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 11:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Pastor Dickey Lindsey officiating. Burial will follow in Ebenezer Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Tuesday from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Condolences may be...
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Thomas Jeffrey Craig

August 12, 1965 - May 21, 2016

Thomas Jeffrey Craig, 50, construction worker and resident of Osage Trail, died Saturday, May 21, 2016 at Maury Regional Medical Center. A private family service will be scheduled at a later date. Oakes & Nichols Funeral Directors are assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences may be extended online at www.oakesandnichols.com. An avid outdoorsman, Thomas enjoyed hunting,...
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Maxine Burns Sparks

June 6, 1922 - May 21, 2016

Marion Maxine Burns Sparks, 93, former longtime resident of Fry Branch Road in the Lynnville Community, died Saturday, May 21, 2016 at Signature Health Care of Erin. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Milton Stephens officiating. Burial will follow in Lynnwood Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Monday from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M...
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Elizabeth Lawrence Tyler

August 7, 1930 - May 21, 2016

View Funeral Webcast Elizabeth Lee Lawrence Tyler, 85, former owner of Tyler Wedding Services and longtime resident of Plainview Farm in Culleoka, died Saturday, May 21, 2016 at NHC Hillview. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 10:00 A.M. at Graymere Church of Christ with John Vaughan and Andrew Phillips officiating. Burial will follow in Wilkes Cemetery. The family will visit...
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Francenia Baxter Patterson

April 9, 1937 - May 20, 2016

Francenia Lochiel "Mrs. Frankie" Baxter Patterson, 79, resident of Apache Circle in Pulaski, died Friday, May 20, 2016 at Life Care Center of Columbia. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 11:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Brother Bob Vickers and Brother Rick Bilyeu officiating. Burial will follow in Maplewood Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Sunday from 3:00...
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Richard Dean Thompson

March 29, 1963 - May 20, 2016

Richard Dean Thompson, 53, employee of Commercial Glass & Mirror, Inc., died Friday, May 20, 2016 at his residence on Cathey's Creek Road in Hampshire. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 11:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Terry Peery officiating. Burial will follow in Brown Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Monday from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. at the...
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Jo Ann Riley Anderson

December 4, 1931 - May 19, 2016

Jo Ann Riley Anderson, 84, homemaker, died Thursday, May 19, 2016 at her residence on Enterprise Road in Mt. Pleasant. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 2:00 P.M. at Parkway Baptist Church with Reverend Mike Roberts and Donald Paul officiating. Burial will follow in Santa Fe Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Sunday from 2:00 – 8:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home....
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John William Pigg

April 28, 1928 - May 17, 2016

John William Pigg, 88, retired employee of Union Carbide, farmer and longtime resident of Santa Fe, died Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at NHC Columbia. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Donna Higginbotham and Elder Larry Tarkington officiating. Burial will follow in Santa Fe Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Friday from 12:00...
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Jane Marie Gilliam Pilkinton

August 20, 1927 - May 15, 2016

Jane Marie Gilliam Pilkinton, 88, retired employee of Northway Laundry and resident of Cathey Lane, died Sunday, May 15, 2016 at NHC Hillview. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 11:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Jeremy Butt and Tom Gilliam officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Tuesday from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. at the...
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Marjorie Louise Randall Brunson

December 3, 1925 - May 15, 2016

Marjorie Louise Randall Brunson, died Sunday, May 15, 2016 at NHC Hillview. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 1:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Reverend Mike Roberts officiating. Burial will follow in Glenwood Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Tuesday from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Condolences may be extended online at www.oakesandnichols...
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Warren Wayne Wheeler

September 2, 1956 - May 14, 2016

Warren Wayne Wheeler, 59, of Columbia, passed away Saturday, May 14, 2016. He was the devoted and beloved son of Margaret Bishop Wheeler and the late Robert Wheeler. Warren graduated from Mt. Pleasant High School in 1974, attended UT Knoxville, and marched in The Pride of the Southland Marching Band. He lived in New Orleans for many years and became an accomplished stained glass artist. In...
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Nova Ja'Nae Martin

May 14, 2016

Nova Ja'Nae Martin, infant daughter of Jeffrey Martin and Kaitlyn Desiree Gordon, died Saturday, May 14, 2016 at Maury Regional Medical Center. A graveside service will be conducted Tuesday at 1:00 P.M. at Rose Hill Cemetery. Oakes & Nichols Funeral Directors are assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences may be extended online at www.oakesandnichols.com. In addition to her...
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Peter Michael Hudson

December 30, 1954 - May 13, 2016

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Peter Michael Hudson, 61, former owner and operator of Sam Hills Restaurant and resident of Hiwassee Drive, died Friday, May 13, 2016 at his residence. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Reverend Tony Brown officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with...
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Clint Anthony "Tony" Davidson

January 26, 1957 - May 12, 2016

Clint Anthony "Tony" Davidson, 59, truck driver for Smith Excavating and resident of Culleoka Highway, died Thursday, May 12, 2016 at Williamson Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Clayton Morris officiating. Burial will follow in Friendship Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Sunday from 4:00 – 9:00 P.M. at...
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David Lewis Grimes

March 14, 1948 - May 12, 2016

David Lewis Grimes, 68, formerly from Columbia, Tennessee, passed away peacefully at his home May 12, 2016, after a courageous, year long battle with cancer. He was preceded in death by his parents, Mumford Lewis Grimes and Betty Dodson Grimes. He is survived by his devoted wife of 38 years, Takako Miyazaki Grimes; son, Matthew Grimes (Betsy); grandchildren, Taylor Grimes and Miya Grimes;...
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Duane Ronald Clemenshaw

February 2, 1958 - May 10, 2016

Duane Ronald Clemenshaw, 58, retired technician for General Motors Corporation, died Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at his residence in Alabama. A memorial service will be conducted Saturday at 1:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Reverend Jeff Kane officiating. The family will visit with friends Saturday from 11:00 A.M. until service time at the funeral home. Condolences may be extended...
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Christine Haskins Chapman

August 8, 1936 - May 9, 2016

View Video Tribute Christine Haskins Chapman, 79, resident of Hayes Denton Road, died Monday, May 9, 2016 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 11:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Steve Swango officiating. Burial will follow in Hudgins Cemetery in Williamson County. The family will visit with friends Wednesday from 5:00 – 8...
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Della Mae McMeen Jones

September 29, 1928 - May 8, 2016

Della McMeen Jones, 87, passed away Sunday, May 8, 2016, surrounded by family, at her family farm in Hickman County, Tennessee. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 10:30 A.M. at Oakes and Nichols Funeral Home with Dr. Carl Duck officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Friday from 5:00 – 8:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Condolences...
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Lillian Katherine Rummage Pratt

May 31, 1930 - May 6, 2016

Lillian Katherine Rummage Pratt, 85, retired cafeteria worker at Spring Hill Elementary School and former employee of Wayne County Boot Camp, died Friday, May 6, 2016 at her residence in Summertown. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 4:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Brother Howard Kitter officiating. Burial will follow in Jones Cemetery. The family will visit with...
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Bridget Ann Bryant

March 12, 1958 - May 6, 2016

Bridget Ann Bryant, 58, Maury County native, died Friday, May 6, 2016 at Generations Center of Spencer. A private family inurnment service will be conducted at Polk Memorial Gardens. Oakes & Nichols Funeral Directors are assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences may be extended online at www.oakesandnichols.com. Born March 12, 1958 in Maury County, she was the daughter of...
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James Daniel "Dan" Hardison, Sr.

February 7, 1932 - May 5, 2016

James Daniel "Dan" Hardison, Sr., 84, longtime resident of North Laurel Circle, died Thursday, May 5, 2016 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral service will be conducted Monday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with John Vaughan and Wendell Robinson officiating. Congregational singing will be lead by Andrew Phillips. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will...
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Joseph Shane Reischman

June 18, 1974 - May 4, 2016

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Joseph Shane Reischman, 41, died at his residence in Culleoka on May 4, 2016. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 3:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Father Davis Chackaleckel and Pastor Steve Livengood officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Saturday from 1:00 P.M. until...
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Eleanor Dale Jackson Hardison

August 23, 1928 - May 4, 2016

Eleanor Dale Jackson Hardison, 87, retired teacher and lifelong resident of Mount Pleasant, died Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at Life Care Center of Columbia. A memorial service will be conducted Saturday at 12:00 P.M. at Mt. Pleasant First Presbyterian Church with Rev. Dwight Liles officiating. Inurnment will follow in Arlington Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Saturday from 10:00 A...
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Vera Clara Ussery Russell

December 26, 1940 - May 4, 2016

Vera Clara Ussery Russell, 75, local realtor and resident of Still Pond Road, died Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 4:00 P.M. at Parkway Baptist Church with Rev. Mike Roberts officiating. Burial will follow in Maury Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Friday from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. at Parkway Baptist...
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Dudley B. Hardaway, Jr.

August 25, 1922 - May 2, 2016

Dudley B. Hardaway, Jr., 93, retired employee of Union Carbide, died Monday, May 2, 2016 at his residence on Skelley Lane. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Pastor John Harris officiating. Burial will follow in Friendship Cemetery with military honors provided by Herbert Griffin American Legion Post 19. The family will visit with...
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Harlan Dumont Bowsher

April 23, 1928 - May 2, 2016

Harlan Dumont Bowsher, 88, retired plant manager of General Electric and resident of Sunnyside Lane, died Monday, May 2, 2016 at NHC Hillview. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 11:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Reverend Tommy Vann officiating. Burial will follow in Pleasant Mount Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Thursday from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. at the...
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Robert Dudley "Bob" Sims

October 13, 1931 - May 2, 2016

Robert Dudley "Bob" Sims, 84, resident of Academy Lane, died Monday, May 2, 2016 at Signature Health Care. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 11:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Reverend Paul Joiner officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens with military honors provided by the Herbert Griffin American Legion Post #19. The family will visit with friends...
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Patricia Darlene Dial Derryberry

April 30, 1956 - April 30, 2016

Patricia Darlene Dial Derryberry, born April 30, 1956 went to see Jesus on her birthday surrounded by her family at her home after an extended illness. Survivors include her husband of 38 years, David "Butch" Derryberry; daughter, Samantha (Ray) Jung; granddaughter, Rachael Catherine Jung; brother, William (Ellen) Dial; sisters, Myra (Rick) Young, Virginia (Jerry) Nichols, and Katie Dial;...
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Junetta "June" Travis Andrews

May 25, 1931 - April 29, 2016

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

January 16, 1930 - April 29, 2016

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

May 27, 1937 - April 28, 2016

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

October 27, 1931 - April 27, 2016

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

October 29, 1919 - April 22, 2016

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

April 9, 1964 - April 21, 2016

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

January 5, 1925 - April 19, 2016

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

August 13, 1927 - April 14, 2016

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

January 10, 2016 - April 11, 2016

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

April 9, 1950 - April 11, 2016

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

September 14, 1949 - April 9, 2016

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

June 16, 1953 - April 6, 2016

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

September 22, 1921 - April 6, 2016

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

March 20, 1932 - April 4, 2016

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

November 3, 1948 - April 4, 2016

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

March 28, 1925 - April 4, 2016

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

April 14, 1943 - April 3, 2016

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

March 7, 1929 - April 3, 2016

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

December 4, 1953 - April 2, 2016

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

November 1, 1927 - March 31, 2016

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

December 19, 1941 - March 28, 2016

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

April 23, 1942 - March 28, 2016

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

June 18, 1965 - March 27, 2016

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

December 30, 1942 - March 26, 2016

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

November 1, 1921 - March 25, 2016

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

April 7, 1957 - March 25, 2016

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

May 6, 1933 - March 24, 2016

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

May 6, 1934 - March 24, 2016

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