Oakes & Nichols Funeral Directors

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Our Obituaries

Frances Marie Springer

November 22, 1934 - November 26, 2014

Frances Marie Anderson Springer, 80, former resident of Maury County and widow of Thomas "Tommy" Eugene Springer, died Wednesday, November 26, 2014 in Missouri where she had made her home for the past several years. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Lynnwood Cemetery. Condolences may be extended online at www...
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Ricky Nelson

December 21, 1958 - November 25, 2014

Ricky Lane Nelson, 55, employee of Vulcan Materials in Franklin and resident of Columbia, died Tuesday, November 25, 2014 in Williamson County. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 3:30 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Arlington Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Sunday from 11:00 A. M. – 3:30 P.M. at the funeral home. Condolences may be...
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Margie Haskin Davidson

October 23, 1936 - November 25, 2014

Margie Pearl Haskin Davidson, 78, former supervisor at Maury Manufacturing and River Valley Mills, and resident of Culleoka, died Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at NHC Columbia. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Pastor Clayton Morris officiating. Burial will follow in Friendship Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Friday from 12...
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Jeffrey L. West

November 14, 1956 - November 25, 2014

Jeffrey Leonard West, 58, resident of Carters Creek Pike, died Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at Williamson Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 2:00 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Terry Peery officiating. Burial will follow at Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Friday from 4 – 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Condolences may...
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Larry Andrew Wiley

April 5, 1976 - November 24, 2014

Mr. Larry Andrew Wiley, 38, died Monday, November 24, 2014 at his residence on Leipers Creek Road in Williamsport. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 11:00 a.m. at Oakes & Nichols with Rev. Donna Higginbotham officiating. Burial will follow in Williamsport Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Friday from 6 – 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Condolences may be offered...
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Fulton Rankin

December 1, 1924 - November 23, 2014

View Funeral Webcast Fulton Rankin, 84, retired physical lab tester at Union Carbide Corporation, died Sunday, November 23, 2014 at his residence on Bailey Street. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols with Rev. Angy Trimmer officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens with military honors provided by Herbert Griffin American Legion Post #19. ...
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Harold H. Hardison

April 23, 1922 - November 22, 2014

View Funeral Webcast Harold H. Hardison, 92, retired Maury County educator and former long-time resident of Hampshire Pike, died Saturday, November 22, 2014 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 1:00 p.m. at Graymere Church of Christ with John Vaughan, Kirk Brothers, Wendell Robinson, and Andrew Phillips officiating. Burial...
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Clay R. Miller, M.D.

April 7, 1918 - November 21, 2014

View Funeral Webcast Dr. Clay Rozear Miller, 96, retired Columbia physician and former long-time resident of Hillcrest Avenue, died Friday, November 21, 2014, at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 11:00 a.m. at First United Methodist Church with Rev. Chip Hunter officiating. Graveside services will be conducted Monday at 3:00 p.m. at Monteagle Sunday...
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Faye Parsons Sims

February 19, 1926 - November 18, 2014

View Funeral Webcast Sella Faye Parsons Sims, age 88 born February 19, 1926 passed from this life with her family all around her on November 18, 2014 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 P.M. Thursday at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Bob Vassar officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends...
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Jerry Glenn Oliver, Sr.

July 14, 1941 - November 17, 2014

View Video Tribute Jerry Glenn Oliver, Sr., 73, self-employed painter, former Columbia City Councilman and resident of Scribner Avenue, died Monday, November 17, 2014 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 P.M. Wednesday at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Tommy Hood officiating. Burial will follow in Friendship Cemetery. The family will visit with...
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Mary Pruette Simmons

June 27, 1926 - November 15, 2014

View Funeral Webcast Mary Alice Pruette Simmons, 88, retired private duty sitter, died Saturday, November 15, 2014 at her residence on Mooresville Pike. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols with Greg Daimwood officiating. Burial will follow in Sheboss Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Monday from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Notes...
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Tommy Austin Rich

September 2, 1953 - November 15, 2014

View Funeral Webcast View Video Tribute Tommy Austin Rich, 61, lift-operator for Stanfill Lumber Company for 35 years and resident of Scribner's Mill Community, died Saturday, November 15, 2014 at Life Care of Columbia. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 10:00 a.m. at Oakes & Nichols. Burial will follow in Friendship Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Monday from 4:00...
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James Clinton Damron

August 25, 1928 - November 14, 2014

James Clinton Damron, 86, well-known Maury County businessman, co-owner of Damron & Sons Construction Company, and resident of Carter's Creek Pike, died Friday, November 14, 2014 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 1:00 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols with John Hayes and Ashley Brown officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The...
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Louise Lunn Minor

March 25, 1921 - November 14, 2014

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Louise Lunn Minor, 93, former resident of Woods Drive and The Bridge, died Friday, November 14, 2014 at NHC Hillview. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 2:00 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols with Jeremy Butt officiating. Burial will follow in Jones Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Sunday from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. and Monday from 1:00 p...
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James E. "Jim" Barber

January 1, 1928 - November 11, 2014

James Edward (Jim) Barber, age 86, of Nashville, Tennessee, died on November 11, 2014. He was born on January 1, 1928, in Baldwyn, Mississippi, to the late Florence Lindley and Catesby Dickerson Barber. He is preceded in death by his brother, Walker Clinton Barber and sister, Elizabeth Barber Blanton. He is survived by his wife, Carrie "Boots" Baker Barber; daughter, Betty Barber...
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Pauline "Polly" Stewart Norman

April 11, 1952 - November 11, 2014

View Funeral Webcast Pauline "Polly" Stewart Norman, 62, resident of Clark Street in Mt. Pleasant, died Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 11:00 a.m. at Oakes & Nichols with Brother Stephen Kelley officiating. Burial will follow in Arlington Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Thursday from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at...
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Dorlene Mills Collins

August 11, 1933 - November 9, 2014

View Funeral Webcast Mrs. Dorlene Mills Collins, 81, resident of Moore Circle, died Sunday, November 9, 2014, at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 2:00 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Wayne B. Hardison officiating. Burial will follow in Morton Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Friday from 1 – 2:00 p.m. at the funeral home. ...
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Rachel Louise Kelley Guthrie

September 24, 1925 - November 8, 2014

Rachel Louise Kelley Guthrie, 89, former long-time resident of Madison, Tennessee, died Saturday, November 8, at NHC Hillview. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 1:00 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols. Burial will follow in Santa Fe Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Wednesday from 11:00 a.m. to service time at the funeral home. Notes of sympathy may be extended at www...
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Mary L. Sandlin Dies

June 7, 1929 - November 6, 2014

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Mary Louise Gentry Sandlin Dies, 85, resident of Crofton Park Drive, died Thursday, November 6, 2014 at NHC Columbia. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 1:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Pastor Bobby Sadler officiating. A graveside service will be held at 3:00 P.M. Monday at Woodlawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Nashville. The...
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Rev. Emily Kathleen Barker

June 5, 1948 - November 5, 2014

Rev. Emily Kathleen Barker, 66, resident of Old Hwy. 99, died Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at Maury Regional Medical Center. A memorial service will be conducted Saturday at 1:00 p.m. at Mt. Pleasant First Presbyterian Church with Rev. Jeff Kane officiating. The family will visit with friends Friday from 4:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers the...
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Martha V. "Mattyvee" Lewis

April 12, 1919 - November 4, 2014

Mrs. Martha Virginia "Mattyvee" Spencer Lewis, 95, former resident of Rolling Fields Circle and Poplar Estates, died Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at Florence Nursing & Rehab Center in Florence, Alabama. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 12:00 noon at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Ted Burleson, Mike Kesler, Jeremy Butt, and Jerry Elder officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill...
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John Evan Stoops

September 23, 1954 - November 2, 2014

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Mr. John Evan Stoops, 60, died Sunday, November 2, 2014 at his residence on Perkins Lane. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 2:00 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols with Bro. Randy Miller officiating. Burial will follow in Wilson Cemetery in Hickman County. The family will visit with friends Wednesday from 4 – 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. ...
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Judith Pogue King

August 1, 1935 - November 1, 2014

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Judith Elaine Pogue King, 79, former teacher, James K. Polk Home docent, and state PTA president, died Saturday, November 1, 2014, at Maury Regional Medical Center following a long struggle against cancer and resulting pulmonary fibrosis. Her funeral will be at West 7th Church of Christ, Tuesday, 10:00 a.m., followed by burial at Worley Cemetery,...
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Jeweldean Holloway Cheatham

May 28, 1931 - October 31, 2014

Lillian Jeweldean Holloway Cheatham, 83, retired from Teledyne Industries, former employee of Dixie Manufacturing Company and resident of the Stiversville Community, died Friday, October 31, 2014 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Graveside services will be conducted Monday at 2:30 p.m. at Philadelphia Cemetery with Larry Benderman officiating. The family will visit with friends Monday from 1...
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Anna Papa Buonaiuto

April 3, 1922 - October 29, 2014

Mrs. Anna Papa Buonaiuto, 92, resident of Columbia, died Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at Maury Regional Medical Center. A prayer service will be conducted Saturday at 5:00 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Deacon Price Keller officiating. The family will visit with friends Saturday from 4 – 5:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Condolences may be offered online at www.oakesandnichols...
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Patty Zopff

August 24, 1957 - October 27, 2014

View Funeral Webcast Patty Loraine Spencer Zopff, age 57, passed away peacefully to our Lord on Monday, October 27, 2014 at her home in Shelbyville, Kentucky after a thirty-three year struggle with cancer. Patty's family will receive visitors at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home at 320 West Seventh Street in Columbia, Tennessee Friday October 31 from 6 to 9 pm. Funeral services will be...
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Katie Irene Herston Sneed

February 12, 1924 - October 27, 2014

Mrs. Katie Irene Herston Sneed, 90, former resident of Myers Avenue and Jackson Heights, died Monday, October 27, 2014 at Signature Health Care. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 1:00 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. David Spencer officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Thursday from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m....
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Terry Anthony Spencer

July 29, 1961 - October 25, 2014

View Funeral Webcast Terry Anthony Spencer, age 53, passed away on Saturday, October 25, 2014, in Franklin, TN. He was born July 29, 1961, in Columbia, TN. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, November 2, 2014, at 2:00 p.m. at Riverside United Methodist Church, Columbia, TN, with Rev. David Spencer, Rev. Tommy Vann, and Andy Thompson officiating. Burial will follow in Spring Hill...
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Billie Ann Skelley

June 14, 1934 - October 25, 2014

Billie Ann Litton Skelley, 80, homemaker and resident of Gaskill Branch Road, died Saturday, October 25, 2014 at Life Care Center of Columbia. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 1:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Anthony Muston officiating. Burial will follow in Knob Creek Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Monday from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. at the funeral...
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Audrey Payne

October 4, 1918 - October 24, 2014

Mrs. Audrey Sanders Payne, 96, beloved mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister and former resident of Woods Drive, died Friday, October 24, 2014 at NHC Columbia. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Rick Elsey officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Sunday from 4:00 – 8...
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Lewis Cecil Love

October 10, 1924 - October 21, 2014

Mr. Lewis Cecil Love, 90, retired from DuPont/Spontex and resident of Cheyenne Trail, died Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 10:00 a.m. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with David Davidson and Mike Kesler officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery with military honors provided by Herbert Griffin American Legion...
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James Gray Delk

July 24, 1955 - October 21, 2014

Mr. James Gray Delk, 59, resident of Lyles, died Tuesday, October 21, 2014 in Hickman County. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 7:00 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Steve Holmes officiating. The family will visit with friends Friday from 3 – 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Condolences may be offered online at www.oakesandnichols.com. The Maury County native was...
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Kenneth Fail

July 21, 1931 - October 18, 2014

Kenneth Edward Fail, age 83, of Murfreesboro, Tennessee, died peacefully on Saturday, October 18, 2014 under Avalon Hospice care. The memorial service will be conducted Friday, October 24, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at Northside Baptist Church in Murfreesboro with Pastor Ken Polk officiating. The graveside service will be at Rose Hill Cemetery in Columbia at 2:30 p.m. with sons-in-law, Rev. John...
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Bud Chumley

November 8, 1955 - October 18, 2014

Bobby Ray "Bud" Chumley, 58, resident of Hicks Lane, died Saturday, October 18, 2014 at his residence. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols with Reverend Steve Swango officiating. The family will visit with friends Tuesday from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. The family suggest memorials be made to Hospice Compassus, 1412 Trotwood Ave, Suite...
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Ralph Crowell Sims

September 4, 1929 - October 16, 2014

Mr. Ralph Crowell Sims, 85, retired dairy farmer, died Thursday, October 16, 2014 at his lifelong residence on Foster Chapel Road in the Sawdust Community. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 11:00 a.m. at Oakes & Nichols with Pastor Lawrence E. Jackson, Charles Clark and Ricky Sims officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens with military honors provided by Herbert...
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Betty Ann King Gibson

August 4, 1948 - October 15, 2014

Betty Ann King Gibson, 66, retired employee of Teledyne in Lewisburg and resident of Mt. Pleasant, died Wednesday, October 15, 2014 in Columbia. Born August 4, 1948 in Marshall County, she was the daughter of Robert King and Lillie Grubbs King. She retired from Quality Control after fifteen years employment at Teledyne in Lewisburg. She had previously worked at the Tennessee Orphans Home in...
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Curtis Riley

September 24, 1923 - October 13, 2014

Mr. Curtis Riley, 91, retired from Stauffer Chemical Company and resident of Whiteside Road in Hampshire, died Monday, October 13, 2014 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 12:00 noon at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with David Davidson officiating. Burial will follow in Worley Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Wednesday from 4 – 8...
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Charlotte Baker Rummage

November 30, 1929 - October 13, 2014

Mrs. Mary Charlotte Baker Rummage, 84, resident of Hampshire Pike, died Monday, October 13, 2014 at Life Care Center of Columbia. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 10:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Ezell Rose officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Wednesday from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. at the funeral home. ...
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Lonzo Terry

September 16, 1936 - October 10, 2014

Lonzo Boyd Terry, 78, retired special projects supervisor for the City of Columbia, died Friday, October 10, 2014 at his residence in Santa Fe. A memorial service will be conducted Tuesday at 4:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Eric Sandusky officiating. The family will visit with friends Tuesday from 3:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Condolences may be extended online...
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Pauline Edwards Tinsley

August 20, 1933 - October 4, 2014

Pauline Faye Edwards Tinsley, 81, resident of Kinzer Lane, died Saturday, October 4, 2014 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Mark Sartain officiating. Burial will follow in Rock Springs Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Tuesday from 3:00-8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. The family...
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James D. "Jim" Wilson

July 7, 1926 - October 2, 2014

James Doak "Jim" Wilson, 88, retired employee of Monsanto and resident of Sowell Mill Pike, died Thursday, October 2, 2014 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 2:00 P.M. at South Gate Church of Christ with Brian Gregory and Joe Macer officiating. Burial will follow in McCains Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Friday from 4:00 – 8:00 P...
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Sarah Voss

September 11, 1948 - September 30, 2014

Sarah Jane Martin Voss, 66, resident of Voss Road, died Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at Maury Regional Medical Center. A memorial service will be conducted Saturday at 5:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with John Vaughan officiating. The family will visit with friends Saturday from 1:00 – 5:00 P.M. at the funeral home. The family suggests memorials to Pulmonary Fibrosis...
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Robert "Petey" Matthews

May 4, 1944 - September 30, 2014

Robert Earl "Petey" Matthews, 70, employee of Cranford Lumber Company, died Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at his residence on Brannon Court. A graveside service will be conducted Wednesday at 5:00 P.M. at Rose Hill Cemetery. Oakes & Nichols Funeral Directors are assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences may be extended at www.oakesandnichols.com. Born May 4, 1944 in Fort...
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Bettye Brown

September 18, 1935 - September 29, 2014

View Video Tribute Bettye Belle Underwood Brown died unexpectedly at her home in the Bear Creek community where she lived for seventy of her seventy-nine years. She had just celebrated her 79th birthday on September 18th. She was a farmer at heart and loved watching her cows, fixing fences and gardening. The Lord had blessed her with good health and energy until He called her home on...
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Christine Cozart Walls

September 11, 1930 - September 27, 2014

Christine Cozart Walls, 84, retired employee of Tennessee Farm Bureau, resident of Decatur, Alabama, and former longtime resident of Columbia, died Saturday, September 27, 2014. A private graveside service will be conducted Wednesday at Polk Memorial Gardens with Pastor Todd Evans. The family will visit with friends Wednesday from 11:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home. ...
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Rayburn Jones

November 18, 1938 - September 26, 2014

Rayburn Gordon Jones, 75, retired welder, maintenance worker, and resident of Nashville, died Friday, September 26, 2014 at Mt. Pleasant Healthcare & Rehab. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 3:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Reverend Richard VanCleave officiating. Burial will follow in Rock Springs Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Sunday from 1:00 – 3...
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Nora Layne Williams

December 5, 1921 - September 23, 2014

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Nora Eudora Layne Williams, 92, resident of Gallatin and former resident of Columbia, died Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at Alive Hospice in Nashville. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Eddie Hodges officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. The family will visit with...
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Gladys Iola Dorton Cooper

July 7, 1924 - September 20, 2014

View Video Tribute Gladys Iola Dorton Cooper, 90, homemaker and long-time resident of Owen Avenue, died Saturday, September 20, 2014 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 3:00 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols with Brother Rick Points officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Monday from 4:00 to 8:00...
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Beth Alderson DuBois

March 22, 1944 - September 16, 2014

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

September 30, 1928 - September 11, 2014

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

August 20, 1964 - September 11, 2014

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

May 14, 1945 - September 11, 2014

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

August 26, 1924 - September 8, 2014

View Funeral Webcast Mr. Charles Ray Barnes, 90, resident of Santa Fe Pike, died Monday, September 8, 2014 at NHC HIllview. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 11:00 a.m. at Oakes & Nichols with Rev. Billy Brown officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens with military honors provided by Herbert Griffin American Legion Post 19. The family will visit with friends...
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Danny Paul Harrington

February 17, 1953 - September 7, 2014

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

July 24, 1937 - September 5, 2014

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

February 16, 1933 - September 3, 2014

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

October 16, 1943 - August 30, 2014

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

May 10, 1923 - August 30, 2014

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

January 25, 1936 - August 30, 2014

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

September 6, 1945 - August 29, 2014

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

January 5, 1927 - August 24, 2014

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

December 8, 1925 - August 23, 2014

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

August 20, 1932 - August 23, 2014

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

October 9, 1929 - August 22, 2014

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

August 19, 1928 - August 20, 2014

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

September 8, 1941 - August 19, 2014

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

February 19, 1931 - August 19, 2014

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

August 22, 1936 - August 18, 2014

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

May 23, 1947 - August 17, 2014

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

July 8, 1936 - August 17, 2014

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

January 7, 1950 - August 16, 2014

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

September 15, 1922 - August 16, 2014

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

January 9, 1923 - August 15, 2014

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

October 19, 1939 - August 15, 2014

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

December 1, 1916 - August 11, 2014

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

August 12, 1926 - August 10, 2014

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

February 4, 1931 - August 5, 2014

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

August 7, 1924 - August 4, 2014

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

March 14, 1928 - August 3, 2014

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

March 23, 1922 - August 3, 2014

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

July 15, 1944 - August 2, 2014

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

July 25, 2014 - July 30, 2014

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

May 28, 1926 - July 26, 2014

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

July 28, 1921 - July 24, 2014

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

January 12, 1955 - July 23, 2014

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

December 11, 1918 - July 21, 2014

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

January 10, 1960 - July 21, 2014

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

June 6, 1932 - July 20, 2014

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

January 16, 1917 - July 18, 2014

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

December 1, 1953 - July 17, 2014

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

May 18, 1936 - July 14, 2014

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

June 21, 1934 - July 12, 2014

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

April 23, 1957 - July 12, 2014

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

March 24, 1932 - July 7, 2014

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

June 29, 1942 - July 5, 2014

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

October 14, 1943 - July 5, 2014

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

June 1, 1913 - July 4, 2014

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

June 7, 1934 - July 3, 2014

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

April 30, 1962 - July 2, 2014

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

August 26, 1961 - June 30, 2014

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