Oakes & Nichols Funeral Directors

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Our Obituaries

Dr. C.D. George

March 15, 1918 - April 16, 2014

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 4:00 p.m. concluding...
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James T. "Tommy" Underwood, Jr.

February 12, 1950 - April 16, 2014

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. at the funeral...
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Elizabeth Ellis Gilbert

June 20, 1913 - April 15, 2014

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 a.m. at the church. ...
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James R. "Jim" Bass

July 1, 1940 - April 13, 2014

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 will be provided by...
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Charles R. "Chip" Clark, II

October 19, 1969 - April 13, 2014

Mr. Charles Ronald "Chip" Clark, II, 44, Physicians Assistant and resident of Hardison Road, died Sunday, April 13, 2014 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Lawrence Jackson and Dr. Omar Hamada officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends...
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Clifton E. Rice

September 12, 1921 - April 13, 2014

Clifton Eugene Rice, 92, retired maintenance foreman at Union Carbide and resident of Lion Parkway, died Sunday, April 13, 2014 at Maury Regional Medical Center. A graveside service will be conducted Friday at 1:00 P.M. at Rose Hill Cemetery with Rev. Billy Kimbrough officiating. Military honors will be provided by Herbert Griffin American Legion Post 19. Oakes & Nichols Funeral Directors...
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Easton James Howe

April 8, 2014 - April 12, 2014

Easton James Howe, infant son of Andrew James Howe and Laura Michelle Ballard Howe, died Saturday, April 12, 2014 at Monroe Carrell Childrens' Hospital in Nashville where he had been born on April 8, 2014. Graveside services will be conducted Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. at Polk Memorial Gardens with Brother Jimmy Nave of Southside Baptist Church in Mt. Pleasant officiating. Oakes & Nichols Funeral...
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William Anderson Moore

March 10, 1977 - April 12, 2014

William Anderson Moore, 37, graphic designer and photographer with Lumberman's Magazine and resident of King Lane, died Saturday, April 12, 2014 at Maury Regional Medical Center. A Celebration of Life will be conducted Wednesday at 7:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home. The family will visit with friends Wednesday from 4:00 – 7:00 P.M. at the funeral home. The family suggests...
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Ethel Watkins Butler

April 10, 1928 - April 11, 2014

Mrs. Ethel Elizabeth Watkins Butler, 86, died Friday, April 11, 2014 at her residence. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 10:00 a.m. at Oakes & Nichols with Rev. Keith Sherwood officiating. Burial will follow in the Neapolis Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Monday from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home. The family suggests memorials to Neapolis United Methodist...
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Lois Nall Davis

December 8, 1923 - April 11, 2014

Margaret Lois Bullion Nall Davis, 90, retired nurse and longtime resident of Tinsley Lane, died Friday, April 11, 2014 at Life Care Center of Columbia. Funeral services will be conducted Monday 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 Monday from 12:00 – 2:00 P.M. at the...
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Margaret Pitts Parson

October 24, 1921 - April 10, 2014

View Video Tribute Mrs. Margaret Edith Pitts Parson, 92, resident of McMeen Circle, died Thursday, April 10, 2014 at Signature Health Care. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 2:00 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Ricky Pitts and Rev. Bob Mullenix officiating. Burial will follow in Arlington Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Friday from 4 – 8:00 p...
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Richard Travis "Sam" Blalock

June 27, 1945 - April 5, 2014

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Richard Travis "Sam" Blalock, 68, died Saturday, April 5, 2014 at his residence on Joe Brown Road. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 1:00 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols with John Waldrum officiating. Burial will follow in Ring Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Sunday from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. The family suggests...
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Vernell Kelley

November 2, 1950 - April 3, 2014

Vernell Stewart Kelley, 63, homemaker, died Thursday, April 3, 2014 at her residence on Early Road in Columbia. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 3:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Eddie Milner officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. The family will visit with friends from 12:00 - 3:00 P.M. Monday at the funeral home. Condolences may be offered online...
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Carles Young

June 13, 1921 - April 3, 2014

View Funeral Webcast Carles Guy Young, 92, retired IRS agent and resident of Trotwood Avenue, died Thursday, April 3, 2014 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 3:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Pastor Steven Boshers officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens with military honors provided by Herbert Griffin American Legion...
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Marvin Osborne

September 13, 1952 - March 31, 2014

View Video Tribute Marvin Floyd Osborne, 61, retired engineer with CSX Railroad and resident of Greasy Branch Road in the Culleoka Community, died Monday, March 31, 2014 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Jim Cox officiating. Burial will follow in Scribner's Mill Cemetery with military honors...
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Jane Caldwell Luna

June 22, 1922 - March 31, 2014

Jane Wilkes Caldwell Luna, 91, retired antique dealer and resident of Turpin Circle, died Monday, March 31, 2014 at Maury Regional Medical Center. A graveside service will be conducted Wednesday at 2:00 P.M. at Rose Hill Cemetery with Rev. David Spencer officiating. The family will visit with friends Wednesday from 12:00 – 1:30 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home. The family...
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Judy Langsdon Gregory

July 22, 1938 - March 30, 2014

Mrs. Judy Hanson Langsdon Gregory, 75, resident of Clarksville and native of Maury County, died Sunday, March 30, 2014 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. A memorial service will be conducted Thursday at 7:00 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Tommy Vann officiating. The family will visit with friends Thursday from 4 – 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home. A private burial...
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Katherine Harlan Scott

January 29, 1928 - March 27, 2014

Katherine Rebecca Harlan Scott, 86, longtime resident of the Culleoka Community, died March 27. She was the widow of Robert Murphy "Bobby" Scott. The family will visit with friends at Oakes & Nichols from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 12. A graveside service will follow at 12:00 noon at Wilkes Cemetery in the Culleoka Community with John Vaughan officiating. The family suggests...
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Nannie Wells Denton

January 19, 1911 - March 26, 2014

Mrs. Nannie Lou Wells Denton, 103, former resident of New Lewisburg Highway, died Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at Life Care Center of Columbia where she had made her home for the past thirteen years. Graveside services will be conducted Friday at 11:00 a.m. at Polk Memorial Gardens with Dennis Satterfield officiating. Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. ...
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Nettie Smith Sneed

July 13, 1923 - March 22, 2014

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Nettie Kathryn Smith Sneed, 90, former resident of Campbellsville Pike, died Saturday, March 22, 2014 at Bethany Health and Rehab Center in Davidson County. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 1:00 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols with Dr. Dwain Brown officiating. Burial will follow in Rock Springs Cemetery. The family...
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Desdie Driezen

September 20, 1921 - March 19, 2014

Desdie Roberts Cozart Driezen, 92, former resident of Brannon Court, died Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at Maury Regional Medical Center. A graveside service will be conducted Sunday at 3:00 P.M. at Williamsport Baptist Cemetery with Mason Norman officiating. The family will visit with friends Friday from 2:00 – 5:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home. Condolences may be extended online at...
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Flossie Crocker Lane

May 1, 1926 - March 15, 2014

Flossie Mae Crocker Lane, 87, resident at Life Care of Columbia, passed away gracefully, Saturday, March 15, 2014 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Private services will be conducted at the Polk Memorial Gardens Mausoleum with Rev. Mike Dawson officiating. Notes of sympathy may be extended at www.oakesandnichols.com. A native of Philadelphia, Mississippi, she was the daughter of the late...
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Bobby Lee Haddock

July 29, 1939 - March 14, 2014

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Bobby Lee Haddock, 74, former owner/operator of Akins Market and resident of Mt. Pleasant, died Friday, March 14, 2014 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Tim Paul officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends...
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Walter A. Dycus

November 14, 1936 - March 13, 2014

Walter A. Dycus, 77, retired employee of Union Carbide and farmer in the Santa Fe Community, died Thursday, March 13, 2014 at Williamson Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 10:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with David Davidson and Hueston Marshall officiating. Burial will follow in Santa Fe Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Sunday from 4:00 – 8...
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Hettie Hardison

August 16, 1915 - March 11, 2014

Hettie Gilliam Hardison, 98, former longtime resident of Mapleash Avenue, died Tuesday, March 11, 2014 in Chattanooga where she had made her home for the past few months. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Ricky Clay officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Saturday after 12:00 P.M....
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James Edwards "Jimmy" Butler

September 15, 1925 - March 8, 2014

James Edwards "Jimmy" Butler, 88, retired farmer, died Saturday, March 8, 2014 at his residence in the Carter's Creek Community. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols with Rev. Keith Sherwood officiating. Burial will follow in Neapolis Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Monday from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home. The family suggests...
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Maurice Glenn "Bud" Hurt

December 12, 1920 - March 7, 2014

Maurice Glenn "Bud" Hurt, 93, long-time farmer and dairyman and former resident of the Nashville Highway, died Friday, March 7, 2014 at Life Care of Columbia. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 10:00 a.m. at Oakes & Nichols with Rev. Keith Sherwood officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Monday from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the funeral...
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Aline Johnson McNeely

June 10, 1925 - March 7, 2014

View Video Tribute Aline Johnson McNeely, 88, retired seamstress and former longtime resident of Greens Mill Road, died Friday, March 7, 2014 at Signature Health Care. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 2:30 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Hardison Cemetery on Joe Brown Road. The family will visit with friends Sunday after 12:30 P.M. at the funeral...
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Peggy Dickinson Fleming

July 13, 1918 - March 6, 2014

It is with deepest sorrow that the children of Peggy Fleming inform you of her death on Thursday, March 6, 2014 at NHC Hillview. A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, March 15, 2014 at 10:00 A.M. at First Presbyterian Church with Rev. Joe Evans officiating. The family will visit with friends Friday, March 14, from 4:00 – 6:00 at her home Antrim, 2759 Pulaski Highway. Oakes &...
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Douglas Lee Wright, Sr.

October 23, 1933 - March 1, 2014

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Douglas Lee Wright, Sr., 80, retired from the furnace and garage departments at Monsanto Company, died Saturday, March 1, 2014 at his residence on Caldwell Drive. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 1:00 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols with Rev. Steve Robertson officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial...
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Pauline Woodson Holt

April 8, 1924 - March 1, 2014

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Pauline Woodson Holt, 89, retired from PA Medical Supply Company and long-time resident of the Cross Bridges Community and later East 16th Street, died Saturday at Life Care of Columbia. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 2:00 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols with Wayne B. Hardison and Steven Holt officiating. Burial will...
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Roger Lloyd Dodson

October 9, 1948 - February 23, 2014

View Video Tribute Mr. Roger Lloyd Dodson, 65, retired from Hyperion and Monsanto and resident of Hunter Drive, died Sunday, February 23, 2014 at Signature Health Care. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Kevin Maxey officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens with military honors provided by Herbert Griffin...
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Rev. Harvel C. Stockard

November 18, 1926 - February 22, 2014

View Video Tribute Rev. Harvel Clifford Stockard, 87, retired Baptist minister and former longtime resident of the Knob Creek Community, died Saturday, February 22, 2014 at Signature Health Care. The family will visit with friends Monday from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 10:00 A.M. at Knob Creek Baptist Church with Rev....
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J. Matthews Abernathy

January 19, 1923 - February 20, 2014

James Matthews Abernathy, 91, farmer and resident of the Campbellsville Pike, died Thursday, February 20, 2014 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 2:00 P.M. at Bigbyville United Methodist Church with Rev. Tony Brown officiating. Burial will follow in McCains Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Saturday from 4:00 - 7:00 P.M. at Oakes &...
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Milton Lee Hinson

May 7, 1940 - February 20, 2014

View Video Tribute Mr. Milton Lee Hinson, 73, resident of Park Street in Franklin, died Thursday, February 20, 2014 at NHC Columbia. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 10:00 a.m. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Brother Jimmy Smithson officiating. Burial will follow in Jones Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Friday from 4 – 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home. ...
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Burlie Shrader Bonds

September 5, 1915 - February 19, 2014

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Our beloved mother, Burlie Shrader Bonds, 98, died Wednesday, February 19, 2014 at Life Care Center of Columbia. She was born in Giles County on September 5, 1915 to Burl Shrader and Clemma Baker Shrader. She spent most of her life in Giles County where she grew up in the community of Rich and later spent her adult years in the Lynnville Community...
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Charles Roy Dye, Sr.

July 13, 1922 - February 18, 2014

View Video Tribute Mr. Charles Roy Dye, Sr., 91, retired from Stauffer Chemical Company and resident of the Hampshire Community, died Tuesday, February 18, 2014 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 11:00 a.m. at Oakes & Nichols with Rev. Mark Proctor, Rev. Bob Adair and Rev. Wilson Henderson officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial...
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Betsy Duncan Goodwin

January 24, 1945 - February 17, 2014

Mrs. Betsy Ann Duncan Goodwin, 69, died Monday, February 17, 2014, at her residence on Parsons Bend Road. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 11:00 a.m. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Mike Dawson officiating. Burial will follow in Concord Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Wednesday from 4 – 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. The County...
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Sadie Compton DuBois

April 9, 1916 - February 15, 2014

Sadie Elizabeth Compton DuBois, 97, former long-time resident of Fayetteville and in recent years Mt. Pleasant, died Saturday, February 15, 2014 at Mt. Pleasant Health Care and Rehabilitation Center. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. at First United Methodist Church in Mt. Pleasant with Rev. Phillip Wright, Rev. Gary Wedgewood officiating. Burial will follow in Polk...
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J. Mack Liggett

January 8, 1936 - February 15, 2014

View Video Tribute J. Mack Liggett, 78, retired maintenance supervisor for Occidental Chemical Corporation and long-time resident of Laurel Circle, died Saturday, February 15, 2014 at NHC Columbia. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. at Berea Church of Christ with Carl May officiating. Burial will follow in Bethlehem Cemetery in Marshall County...
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George Howard Thompson

January 3, 1939 - February 14, 2014

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast George Howard Thompson, 75, retired from General Electric Corporation and International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, life-long farmer and resident of the Spring Hill Community for many years, died Friday, February 14, 2014 at Williamson Medical Center surrounded by his loving family. Funeral services will be conducted...
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Bobby Earl Woods

April 3, 1934 - February 14, 2014

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Bobby Earl Woods, 79, retired carpenter, died Friday, February 14, 2014 at his residence on South Laurel Circle. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 11:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Bob Vassar and Rev. Mike Dawson officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with...
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Faye Fox

July 18, 1950 - February 13, 2014

View Video Tribute Faye Dodson Fox, 63, retired employee of BellSouth and AT&T and resident of Chestnut Drive, died Thursday, February 13, 2014 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Herb Helton officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Saturday...
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James E. "Ned" Bridges

April 18, 1932 - February 13, 2014

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Mr. James Edward "Ned" Bridges, 81, retired from TVA, died Thursday, February 13, 2014 at his residence on Claremont Drive. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 1:00 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols with Rev. Mike Dawson and Rev. Billy Kimbrough officiating. Entombment will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens Mausoleum with...
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Keith McDonald Williams

August 30, 1962 - February 11, 2014

Mr. Keith Williams, 51, hardworking, self-employed landscaper and resident of Columbia, sadly passed away on February 11, 2014 at Maury Regional Medical Center. The family will visit with friends Friday from 4 – 8:00 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 2:00 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols with a reception to follow at Harlin Student Hall at Battle...
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Gail Norman Lee

July 23, 1944 - February 11, 2014

View Video Tribute On February 11, 2014, Clarice Gail Norman Lee peacefully departed this life; she was 69 years old. Knowing only a life filled with love, laughter, giving, encouragement and friendships, Gail was born July 23, 1944, in Columbia, Tenn. She was preceded in death by her parents, Clarence and Virginia Medkiff Norman of Columbia. A resident of Columbia and Old Hickory, Tenn.,...
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Nell Legg

January 11, 1927 - February 7, 2014

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Catherine Lanell "Nell" Hutton Legg, 87, retired sales clerk and former longtime resident of North Bigby Drive, died Friday, February 7, 2014 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 1:00 P.M. at South Gate Church of Christ with Brian Gregory and Joe Macer officiating. Burial will follow in...
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Alma Harmon Maxwell

January 21, 1922 - February 6, 2014

Alma Harmon Maxwell, 92, longtime resident of Old Highway 99, died Thursday, February 6, 2014 at Life Care Center of Columbia. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 3:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Elmer Lusk and Kenny McFarlen officiating. Burial wil follow in Jones Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Saturday from 2:00 - 3:00 P.M. at the funeral home. ...
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Lisa Dwyer Thurman

October 9, 1963 - February 5, 2014

View Funeral Webcast Ms. Lisa Michelle Dwyer Thurman, 50, resident of Zion Road, died Wednesday, February 5, 2014 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 2:00 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Rick Points officiating. The family will visit with friends Friday from 12:00 noon until time of service at the funeral home. Condolences may be...
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Jimmy Leroy McGee

September 29, 1951 - February 4, 2014

Jimmy Leroy McGee, 62, self-employed landscaper and resident of Lewisburg, died Tuesday, February 4, 2014 at Williamson Medical Center. A memorial service will be scheduled later with Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences may be offered online at www.oakesandnichols.com. Born September 29, 1951 in Rogers, Arkansas, he was the son of Lyndal and...
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Wilma Johns Harris

March 3, 1929 - February 4, 2014

Mrs. Wilma Johns Harris, 84, resident of West Avenue, died Tuesday, February 4, 2014 at Life Care Center of Columbia. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 11:00 a.m. at Oakes & Nichols with Pastor David Simmerman and Pastor Steve Livengood officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Friday from 4 – 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home....
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Flora Cross Thurman

January 8, 1914 - February 3, 2014

View Video Tribute Mrs. Flora Cross Thurman, 100, resident of Lynnville, died Monday, February 3, 2014 at Life Care Center of Columbia. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 11:00 a.m. at Oakes & Nichols. Burial will follow in Lynnwood Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Thursday from 4 – 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home. ...
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Clifford Lynn

August 24, 1937 - February 2, 2014

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Mr. James William "Clifford" Lynn, 76, resident of Eagleville, died Sunday, February 2, 2014 at Vanderbilt Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 11:00 a.m. at Oakes & Nichols with Rev. Larry Guin officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens with military honors provided by Herbert Griffin American Legion Post...
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Charles E. Collier

September 22, 1938 - February 1, 2014

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Charles Edward Collier, 75, retired from Union Carbide Corporation, died Saturday, February 1, 2014 at Maury Regional Hospital. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 10:00 a.m. at Oakes & Nichols with Wendell Robinson officiating. Burial will follow in Williamsport Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Sunday from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. at...
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Paul Jeter Boatright

July 20, 1928 - January 31, 2014

Paul Jeter Boatright, 85, retired land surveyor, died Friday, January 31, 2014 at his residence on Lady Diana Drive. Graveside services will be conducted Sunday at 2:00 p.m. at Polk Memorial Gardens with Rev. Don McKee officiating. Military honors at graveside will be provided by Herbert Griffin American Legion Post #19. The family will visit with friends from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. at...
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Carolyn B. Reed

October 28, 1945 - January 31, 2014

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Miss Carolyn B. Reed, 68, went to be home with her Lord and Savior, Friday, January 31, 2014 at her residence in the Culleoka Community. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at two o'clock at Oakes & Nichols with Rev. Ronnie Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in Knob Creek Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Sunday from 4:00 to 8...
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Virginia Bell Tallent

September 5, 1922 - January 30, 2014

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Mrs. Virginia Bell Tallent, 91, resident of The Bridge and former resident of Iris Circle, died Thursday, January 30, 2014 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 1:00 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols with Rev. Donna Higginbotham and Rev. Rick Points officiating. Burial will follow in Mt. Nebo Cemetery. The...
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Rodger Dale Morrow

February 23, 1966 - January 29, 2014

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Mr. Rodger Dale Morrow, 47, resident of Lillian Circle, died Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 2:00 p.m. at Zion Presbyterian Church with Rev. Chad Middlebrooks officiating. Burial will follow in Zion Churchyard. The family will visit with...
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Laurice D. Moore

March 5, 1919 - January 29, 2014

Mr. Laurice Denton Moore, 94, died Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at his residence on Dry Prong Road in Williamsport. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 1:00 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols with Dr. Joe Bowers officiating. Burial will follow in Santa Fe Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Friday from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Condolences may be offered...
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Kathleen Grooms McCoy

February 17, 1943 - January 25, 2014

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Kathleen Grooms McCoy, 70 retired from Mt. Pleasant Manufacturing Company and resident of Southport Road, died Sunday, January 26, 2014 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 1:00 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols with Rev. William Owens officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit...
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Tonya Kay Green

November 17, 1974 - January 25, 2014

Tonya Kay Green, 39, former long-time resident of Groveland Ridge Road, died Saturday, January 25, 2014 at Mt. Pleasant Health & Rehab where she made her home the past several years. Graveside services will be conducted Monday at 2:30 p.m. at Pleasant Mount Cemetery with Rev. William Rolman officiating. Family members will serve as pallbearers. Memorials may be made to Pleasant Mount...
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Geraldine Holcomb Cox

November 4, 1931 - January 24, 2014

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Geraldine Holcomb Cox, 82, former resident of Whitney Drive in Columbia, died Friday, January 24, 2014 at NHC of Columbia. Visitation will begin Thursday at 6:00 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols concluding with funeral services at 7:00 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols with Rev. Bob Vassar officiating. The body will be conveyed to...
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Rev. David McGregor

July 6, 1927 - January 23, 2014

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Rev. David V. McGregor, 86, retired Cumberland Presbyterian pastor and resident of West Hardin Drive, died Thursday, January 23, 2014 at NHC Columbia. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. William Rolman officiating. Burial will follow in McCains Cemetery. The family will visit with friends...
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Edward A. Cox, Sr.

June 10, 1922 - January 23, 2014

View Funeral Webcast Edward Alexander Cox died on January 23, 2014 in Columbia, Tennessee. He was 91 years old. A Service of Death and Resurrection will be held at First United Methodist Church in Columbia at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 26, with the Rev. Scott Aleridge and the Rev. Melinda Britt officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens with military...
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Barbara Perry

January 6, 1943 - January 20, 2014

Barbara Ellen McEwen Perry, 71, former owner of Perry Industrial, died Monday, January 20, 2014 at her residence in Columbia. A graveside service will be conducted Thursday at 2:00 P.M. at Jefferson Memorial Gardens in Birmingham, Alabama with Rev. Aaron Raulerson officiating. The family will visit with friends Wednesday from 4:00 – 6:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home in Columbia,...
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Lavinia Temes Green

November 25, 1927 - January 18, 2014

View Funeral Webcast Mrs. Ruby Lavinia Temes Green, 86, former resident of Columbia, died Saturday, January 18, 2014 at Davis Hospice Center in Cheyenne, Wyoming. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 12:00 noon at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Reverend Steve Swango officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Saturday from 10:00 a.m....
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Robert Hayes "Bob" Martin

August 25, 1924 - January 18, 2014

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Robert Hayes "Bob" Martin, 89, retired from DuPont Corporation and long-time resident of Carol Drive, passed away Saturday, January 18, 2014, at Life Care of Columbia. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 11:00 a.m. at Oakes & Nichols with Mike Kesler officiating. Burial will follow in Polk...
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Jerry H. Brown

September 6, 1940 - January 13, 2014

Lieutenant Colonel Jerry Howell Brown, US Army (Retired) died Monday, January 13, 2014 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 12:00 noon at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with the U. S. Army Chaplain officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery with military honors provided by U. S. Army Honor Guard. The family will visit with friends...
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Friederike Vycha Morgan

April 1, 1943 - January 13, 2014

Ms. Friederike Vycha Morgan, 70, resident of Franklin, died Monday, January 13, 2014 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. No funeral arrangements are scheduled at this time. Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home is assisting the family with announcements. Condolences may be offered online at www.oakesandnichols.com. Ms. Morgan was born in Marisch Ostrovo, Czechoslovakia, the daughter of...
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Roy Parrish

January 24, 1914 - January 13, 2014

View Video Tribute Samuel Roy Parrish, 99, retired employee of Monsanto Company and resident of Lion Parkway, died Monday, January 13, 2014 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Timothy Weaver officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Thursday after...
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Letitia Marlin Anderson

October 14, 1966 - January 13, 2014

View Video Tribute Mrs. Letitia Leigh Marlin Anderson, 47, resident of the Santa Fe Pike, died Monday, January 13, 2014 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 10:00 a.m. at Oakes & Nichols with Rev. Michael Davenport officiating. Burial will follow in Knob Creek Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Wednesday from 4 – 8:00 p.m. at...
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Roy March Pritchard

March 20, 1918 - January 12, 2014

View Funeral Webcast Mr. Roy March Pritchard, 95, former resident of Columbia, died Sunday, January 12, 2014 at Forrest City Medical Center in Forrest City, Arkansas where, due to health problems, he had moved in 2011 to be near one of his sons. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 2:00 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols with Reverend Tommy Vann and Brother Richard West officiating. Burial...
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Peter Fyfe Watson

September 9, 1958 - January 10, 2014

Peter Fyfe Watson, a warm and courageous Giles County man, died Jan. 10 after a long fight with cancer. Loved ones surrounded him as his suffering ended at Vanderbilt University Hospital, his birthplace 54 years ago. Peter was assistant coach for the junior high girls soccer team at Richland School in Lynnville and previously coached in the county's recreational soccer league. He worked as a...
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Harold D. "Buddy" Kelley

June 23, 1938 - January 8, 2014

View Video Tribute Harold Douglas "Buddy" Kelley, 75, retired employee of Kelley's Drywall & Painting, died Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at his residence on Seavy Hight Road. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Eddie Milner officiating. Burial will follow in Pleasant Mount Cemetery. The family will visit with...
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Betty Jean Noblin Gobbell

November 10, 1934 - January 6, 2014

Betty Jean (Noblin) Gobbell, beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother died Monday, Jan. 6, 2014 in Columbia, Tennessee. Betty was born in Manila, Arkansas on November 10, 1934 to William Henry Hugh and Lillian Elizabeth (Kerr) Noblin. She was 79. Betty married Bruce Gobbell in 1953 and began her full time role as a minister's wife. During the 61 years Bruce served as minister,...
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Effie Jones Overbey Duke

November 26, 1919 - January 4, 2014

Effie Jones Overbey Duke, 94, retired laboratory technician at Union Carbide Corporation and resident of Cross Bridges Road, died Saturday, January 4, 2014 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 10:00 a.m. at St. Catherine Catholic Church with The Rev. Davis Chackaleckel officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit...
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Lisa Enyart Sermonet

March 13, 1961 - January 4, 2014

Lisa Ellen Sermonet was healed in Heaven January 4, 2014 after battling cancer for almost eight months. She is survived by her husband of thirty years, Steve, and their two daughters, Stephanie and Sarah. Lisa was born to parents Bill and Holly Enyart on March 13, 1961. She is the third of four children, leaving behind her sister, Kathy, and brothers, Bill and Bob. She graduated from the...
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Richard Wayne "Ricky" Oliver

April 13, 1952 - January 3, 2014

Richard Wayne "Ricky" Oliver, 61, employee of the Impact Center, died Friday, January 3, 2014 at Signature Health Care. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 1:00 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols with Rev. Dave Gerber officiating. The family will visit with friends from 11:00 a.m. to service time. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. Notes of sympathy may be extended at www...
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Donald Lee Osborne

October 5, 1952 - January 2, 2014

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Mr. Donald Lee Osborne, 61, independent truck driver, died Thursday, January 2, 2014 at his residence in Culleoka. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 12:00 noon at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with his cousins, David Ussery, Billy Ussery and Danny Ussery officiating. Burial will follow in Friendship Cemetery. The family will...
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Ulner Scott Morrow

October 6, 1928 - January 2, 2014

View Funeral Webcast Mr. Ulner Scott Morrow, 85, former employee of Rhone-Polenc Agricultural Company and resident of the Hampshire Community, died peacefully Tuesday, January 2, 2014 at his son's home in Mt. Pleasant. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 2:30 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Bishop Douglas Fry officiating. Burial will follow in Morrow Cemetery in...
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Agnes Shouse

October 2, 1934 - January 1, 2014

View Video Tribute Mrs. Martha Agnes Hinson Shouse, 79, resident of Meadowview Drive, entered her heavenly home on Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at NHC Hillview. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Carl May and Jeff Thomason officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Friday from 4...
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James F. "Jim" Casselberry

December 22, 1938 - December 31, 2013

James Franklin "Jim" Casselberry, 75, retired engineer with Bell South, died Tuesday, December 31, 2013 at his residence on Osborne Drive. A Celebration of Life will be conducted Friday at 2:00 P.M. at First Presbyterian Church with Rev. Joe Evans and Rev. Jennie Barber officiating. A private family burial will be held at Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Friday...
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R. Jason Brooks

January 7, 1972 - December 29, 2013

View Video Tribute Robert Jason Brooks, 41, resident of Lewisburg, died Sunday, December 29, 2013 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 11:00 a.m. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Jeremy Butt officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Wednesday from 4 – 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. ...
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Ronnie Craig

June 11, 1951 - December 29, 2013

View Video Tribute Ronnie Craig, 62, former owner and operator of Craig's Wrecker Service, died Sunday, December 29, 2013 at his residence on New Highway 7. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 12:00 noon at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Donald Pruitt and Rev. Wayne Bowden officiating. . Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends...
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Paula Ann Dorton

November 11, 1946 - December 27, 2013

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Paula Ann "Granny" Estes Dorton, 67, resident of the Duck River Community and former employee for Weather-Tamer, died Friday, December 27, 2013 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Reverend Phillip Johnson officiating. The family will visit with friends...
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Tom C. Sharp, Jr., D.Ph.

July 5, 1923 - December 23, 2013

Tom C. Sharp, Jr., 90, Executive Director Emeritus of the Tennessee Pharmacists Association, the voice of pharmacy in Tennessee for more than four decades, died Monday, December 23, 2013 at Nashville Alive Hospice. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 1:00 P.M. at St. Peter's Episcopal Church. Burial will follow in St. John's Churchyard, Ashwood with military honors provided by...
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Jewell White Scott

October 9, 1929 - December 22, 2013

View Funeral Webcast Mrs. Jewell White Scott, 84, resident of Winding Way, died Sunday, December 22, 2013 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 10:00 a.m. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Tommy Vann officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Thursday from 5 – 8:00 p.m. at the...
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Virginia Stofel Wright Crowson

August 12, 1917 - December 22, 2013

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Mrs. Virginia Stofel Wright Crowson, 96, well-known owner operator of Wright's Beauty Shop for sixty-five years on Highland Avenue, died Sunday, December 22, 2013 at NHC Hillview. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. at Oakes & Nichols with David Stofel officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will...
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Helen Galbraith Foskett

February 2, 1930 - December 20, 2013

Helen June Galbraith Foskett, 83, former resident of Woolard Rd in the Santa Fe Community, died Friday at NHC Columbia. Graveside services will be conducted Monday at 11:00 a.m. at Santa Fe Cemetery near her grandson Everett Lauderdale. The family will visit with friends at the graveside. Condolences may be offered online at www.oakesandnichols.com. The Lawrence, Kansas native was the...
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Helen Thompson Kincade

August 25, 1919 - December 20, 2013

View Video Tribute Mrs. Helen Thompson Kincade, 94, resident of the Hampshire Community, died Friday, December 20, 2013 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 2:00 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Lawrence Jackson and Charles Clark officiating. Burial will follow in Morrow Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Saturday from 3...
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Christine Jones Hall Tillery

December 27, 1927 - December 18, 2013

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Mrs. Mildred Christine Jones Hall Tillery, 85, died Wednesday, December 18, 2013 at her residence on South High Street. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 2:00 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Milton Hicks officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Thursday from 4 – 8:00...
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Birney Wagner Alphin

November 22, 1919 - December 16, 2013

View Video Tribute Mr. Birney Wagner Alphin, 94, former resident of Columbia, died Monday, December 16, 2013 at Williamson Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 1:00 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 101 Legends Club Lane, Franklin, TN with Rev. Chris Joiner officiating. The family will visit with friends Friday from 12:30 p.m. until time of service at the church....
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Steven Dale "Bug" Cates

March 5, 1971 - December 14, 2013

Steven Dale "Bug" Cates, 42, former employee of Moody Tire Company in Franklin and resident of Baker Road, died Saturday, December 14, 2013 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Graveside services will be conducted Monday at 2:00 p.m. at Hardison Cemetery on Rock Springs Road with Rev. Bobby Cates officiating. The family will visit with friends at graveside. Notes of sympathy may be sent to www...
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Bessie Lankford Bass

November 30, 1918 - December 11, 2013

Mrs. Bessie Huntington Lankford Bass, 95, retired employee of Chrysler Corporation in Detroit, Michigan, died Wednesday, December 11, 2013 in Michigan where she had made her home for the past several years. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 11:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Pastor Gene Shelton and Edward Roupe officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens....
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Charles B. Griggs, Sr.

May 3, 1921 - December 6, 2013

Charles B. Griggs, Sr., 92, self-employed window cleaner and resident of Kedron Road in Spring Hill, died Friday, December 6, 2013 at Tennessee Valley Healthcare System in Nashville. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 11:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols with James Edwards officiating. Military honors will be provided by Herbert Griffin American Legion Post #19. Burial will follow in...
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Bonnie Strong Langsdon

July 17, 1934 - December 6, 2013

View Funeral Webcast Mrs. Bonnie Strong Langsdon, 79, widow of J.K. Langsdon, Jr. and resident of Spainwood Street, died Friday, December 6, 2013 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 2:00 p.m. at Graymere Church of Christ with Jerry Hill and Taft Ayers officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends at...
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James F. Russell, Jr.

August 16, 1930 - December 5, 2013

View Funeral Webcast James Forgey Russell, Jr., CDR, USN, 83, retired farmer and longtime resident of Williamsport, died Thursday, December 5, 2013 at NHC Hillview. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 2:00 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols with Rev. Donna Higginbotham officiating. Burial will follow in Williamsport Cemetery with military honors provided by the U. S. Navy. The family will...
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Larry Morrow

November 21, 1953 - December 5, 2013

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Part 1 View Funeral Webcast Part 2 William Larry Morrow, 60, self-employed CPA, died Thursday, December 5, 2013 at his residence on Stonewall Road. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 11:00 A.M. at West Seventh Street Church of Christ with Jerry Elder officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family...
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J. T. Music

December 14, 1992 - December 3, 2013

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast John Tucker "J. T." Music, 20, employee of Century Mold in Shelbyville and resident of Cornersville, died Tuesday, December 3, 2013 as the result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 1:30 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Pastor Kevin Warren officiating. Burial will follow in Lone Oak...
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Josephine "Josie" Cammuse

April 23, 1928 - December 3, 2013

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Josephine "Josie" Brown Cammuse, 85, died Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at her residence in the Kedron Community of Maury County. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Franklin Williams and Jeremy Butt officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Friday from 4:00 P.M...
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