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Evalyn Laverne Holland Alexander

August 10, 1928 - September 24, 2016

Evalyn Laverne Holland Alexander, 88, retired sitter for the elderly and resident of Sheddan Drive, died Saturday, September 24, 2016 at Brookdale Senior Living. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 11:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Jim Norton officiating. A graveside service will be held Tuesday at 2:00 P.M. at Mt. Hope Cemetery in Franklin. The family will...
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Roy Franklin Harmon, Jr., M.D.

April 8, 1929 - September 22, 2016

View Funeral Webcast Roy Franklin Harmon, JR., M.D., recently of Brentwood, Tennessee, passed away Thursday, September 22, 2016 at Williamson County Medical Center at age 87. Dr. Harmon was born April 8, 1929 in Houston, Mississippi, the son of Grace McWhorter Harmon and Roy Franklin Harmon, Sr. Dr. Harmon was a graduate of the University of Mississippi where he also received his Master's...
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Foster Thurman

June 30, 1930 - September 22, 2016

View Video Tribute Foster Thurman, 86, retired truck driver for Allman Construction and resident of Sowell Mill Pike, died Thursday, September 22, 2016 at Signature Health Care of Columbia. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 1:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Jeremy Butt officiating. Burial will follow in Lynnwood Cemetery. The family will visit with friends...
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Mary Elizabeth "Sam" Hendley Potts

May 26, 1918 - September 20, 2016

Mary Elizabeth "Sam" Hendley Potts, 98, retired employee of Publix Shirt Factory and resident of Lee Drive died Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at Perry County Nursing Home. A graveside service will be conducted Friday at 1:30 P.M. at Godwin Chappell United Methodist Church Cemetery with Murray Thomas Culberson officiating. The family will visit with friends Friday from 11:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M....
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Gary Ferguson Williams

May 28, 1944 - September 16, 2016

View Funeral Webcast Gary Ferguson Williams, 72, retired employee of Occidental Chemical Company, died Friday, September 16, 2016 at his residence on Skelley Road in Santa Fe. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 3:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Enoch George and John Thomas officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery with military honors provided by the...
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George Washington Umstead

February 22, 1932 - September 16, 2016

View Funeral Webcast George Washington Umstead, 84, retired employee of Ford Glass Plant, died Friday, September 16, 2016 at his residence on Arthur Court. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 11:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Ted Burleson, Mike Hayes, and Jeremy Butt officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens with military honors provided by the...
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Hubert Eugene Connelly

September 27, 1925 - September 10, 2016

View Video Tribute Hubert Eugene Connelly, 90, went peacefully to be with the Lord September 10, 2016 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 11:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Kenny McFarlen officiating. Burial will follow in Rock Springs Cemetery with military honors provided by Herbert Griffin American Legion Post 19. The family...
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Donald Farris Jack

October 14, 1929 - September 8, 2016

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Donald Farris Jack, 86, resident of Sharon Circle, died Thursday, September 8, 2016 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 10:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Chaplain Lyndell Propst officiating. Burial will follow in Lynnwood Cemetery with military honors provided by the Herbert Griffin...
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Elizabeth May Doss Pruitt

November 11, 1954 - September 7, 2016

View Video Tribute Elizabeth May Doss Pruitt, 61, died Wednesday, September 7, 2016 at her residence on Enterprise Road in Mt. Pleasant. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 3:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Brother Gary Bailey officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Saturday from 11:00 A.M. until service time at...
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Joyce Faye King Jones

December 8, 1939 - September 4, 2016

View Video Tribute Joyce Faye King Jones, 76, resident of Wildview Drive in Nashville, died Sunday, September 4, 2016 at Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Reverend Joe Gray and Reverend Elizabeth Overstreet officiating. Burial will follow in McCains Cemetery. The family will visit with friends...
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Suzanne Blocker Keene

January 4, 1956 - September 1, 2016

Suzanne Blocker Keene, 60, Patient Service Representative with Vanderbilt Walk-in Clinic, died Thursday, September 1, 2016 at her residence in Columbia. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Hubert Cunningham officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Saturday from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. at...
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James Doyle "Jack" LaCroix

October 5, 1934 - August 31, 2016

James Doyle "Jack" LaCroix, 81, resident of Jessitan Lane in Culleoka, died Wednesday, August 31, 2016 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 11:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Pastor Caroll Jacobs officiating. Burial will follow in Friendship Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Friday from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. at the funeral home...
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Billy Emler Runions

March 17, 1963 - August 31, 2016

Billy Emler "Catfish" Runions, 53, employee of Wilson Sports and resident of Carthage Highway, gained his wings and went to heaven Wednesday, August 31, 2016 at Tennova Medical Center in Lebanon. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 1:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Reverend Ron Shaw and Donnie Goodman officiating. Burial will follow in Sheboss Cemetery. The family...
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Joan Nicholson Maniccia

June 23, 1940 - August 30, 2016

Joan Nicholson Maniccia, 76, retired teacher and resident of Mt. Pleasant, died suddenly on Tuesday, August 30, 2016 at Life Care Center of Columbia after a long battle with lung cancer. Born June 23, 1940 in Cortland, New York, she was the daughter of the late Anthony Nicholson and the late Effie Voultrous Nicholson. On September 17, 1960, she married Roger J. Maniccia who preceded her in...
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Mary Ellen Thresh Robbins

February 23, 1948 - August 29, 2016

Mary Ellen Thresh Robbins, 68, retired employee of Wal-Mart and resident of Culleoka, died Monday, August 29, 2016 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Family and friends will gather Saturday from 3:00 – 4:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home to celebrate the life of Mary Ellen Robbins. Condolences may be extended online at www.oakesandnichols.com. Born February 23, 1948 in Valparaiso...
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Donna Hickman Waddle

September 8, 1933 - August 26, 2016

View Funeral Webcast Mrs. Donna Hickman Waddle, a resident of Timberwood Drive in Columbia died on Friday, August 26, at Life Care Center of Columbia. Memorial services for Donna will be conducted Wednesday, August 31 at 2:00 p.m. at Oakes and Nichols Funeral Home with Keith Johnson officiating. The family will visit with friends on Wednesday from 12:00 p.m. until the service begins. ...
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Helen Earlene Coburn Capell

March 5, 1927 - August 26, 2016

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Helen Earlene Coburn Capell, 89, retired nurse for the TVA, died Friday, August 26, 2016 at her residence on Trilogy Lane in Mt. Pleasant. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 11:00 A.M. in the Faith Hall at First Baptist Church with Pastor Billy Kimbrough and Brother Eddie Rogers officiating. A graveside service will be conducted...
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Thomas Harold Davis

September 12, 1925 - August 25, 2016

View Funeral Webcast Thomas Harold Davis, 90, former resident of Tinsley Lane, died Thursday, August 25, 2016 at Tennessee State Veterans Home. 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 with full military honors provided by the Giles County Honor Guard. The family will...
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Mary Katherine Rochelle Pullen

July 29, 1929 - August 22, 2016

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Mary Katherine Rochelle Pullen, 87, homemaker and resident of West 14th Street, died Monday, August 22, 2016 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Tommy Clark officiating. Burial will follow in McCains Cemetery. The family will visit with...
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Caroline Margaret Dietrich Godson

December 21, 1921 - August 21, 2016

Caroline Margaret Dietrich Godson (aka Carolyn), 94, former resident of Harris Street in Columbia, passed away Sunday, August 21, 2016, in Humble, Texas. A graveside service will be held Tuesday August 30, 2016, at 11:00 AM at Polk Memorial Gardens with Pastor Curt Hoover officiating. Procession from Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home to Polk Memorial Gardens will begin at 10:30 AM. Condolences may...
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Carolyn Jeanette Beyke Yarber

November 15, 1941 - August 21, 2016

View Funeral Webcast Carolyn Jeanette Beyke Yarber, 74, retired employee of General Electric, died Sunday, August 21, 2016 at her residence in Columbia. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 2:00 P.M. at Pleasant Heights Baptist Church with Rev. Bob Vassar and Rev. John Harris officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends...
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Lynn Carol Picken Frazier

October 16, 1955 - August 21, 2016

Lynn Carol Picken Frazier, 60, passed from this life to the next after an extended battle with Pancreatic cancer on August 21, 2016 at her residence on Normandy Drive. By her side during this final journey was her loving husband, Troy Frazier, and her caring sister, Janet McCormick. Because Lynn was a baptized believer, who was walking in the Light, we believe that by the Grace of God that Lynn...
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Willis Blocker

June 19, 1928 - August 20, 2016

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Willis Blocker, 88, born June 19, 1928, was the 8th child of Ocy Alvin and Nena Grace Bishop Blocker, passed away on Saturday, August 20, 2016 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Joe Macer officiating. Burial will follow in Morrow Cemetery with military...
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Oneita Belle Graves Loveless

January 28, 1924 - August 17, 2016

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Oneita Belle Graves Loveless, 92, homemaker, died Wednesday, August 17, 2016 at Morning Pointe Assisted Living. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 10:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with John Vaughan and Chad Loveless officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Friday from 3:00...
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Max Fredrick Stephenson

September 12, 1925 - August 16, 2016

Max Fredrick Stephenson, 90, retired Pharmacist for Maury Regional Medical Center and resident of Hay Long Avenue in Mt. Pleasant, died Tuesday, August 16, 2016 at Mt. Pleasant Health and Rehabilitation Center. A memorial service will be conducted Saturday at 2:30 P.M. at St. Peter's Episcopal Church with Father Chris Bowhay and Father Thomas Wilson officiating. Inurnment will follow in St....
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Ronnie J. Turner

December 13, 1949 - August 12, 2016

View Video Tribute Ronnie J. Turner, 66, retired employee of City of Spring Hill Wastewater Department, died Friday, August 12, 2016 at his residence on Sugar Tree Lane. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 11:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with his brother-in-law, Jack Powers, officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens with military honors provided by...
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Ronnie Dean Lanier

December 15, 1956 - August 10, 2016

Ronnie Dean Lanier, died Wednesday, August 10, 2016 in Columbia. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 2:30 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home. The family will visit with friends Sunday from 1:30 P.M. until time of the service at the funeral home. Condolences may be extended online at www.oakesnichols.com. Born December 15, 1956 in Giles County, he was the son of the late...
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James Ralph Ussery

March 7, 1925 - August 10, 2016

James Ralph Ussery, 91, retired employee of Monsanto Chemical Company, died Wednesday, August 10, 2016 at his residence on Brookside Drive in Mt. Pleasant. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 3:30 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with John Vaughan and Williams Owens officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens with military honors provided by the Herbert Griffin...
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Barbara Cook Earwood McIntyre

October 15, 1926 - August 9, 2016

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Barbara Earwood McIntyre, former resident of Union Place and The Bridge, died Tuesday, August 9, 2016, at Life Care Center of Columbia. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 11:00 A.M. at First Baptist (First Family) Church with Reverend Mike Dawson, James Bailey and Vice Mayor Christa Martin officiating. Burial will follow in Polk...
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Larry Wallace Ervin

June 21, 1947 - August 9, 2016

Larry Wallace Ervin, 69, employee of Waldon Security, died Tuesday, August 9, 2016, at his residence on East Fifteenth Street. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 11:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Mike Roberts officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery with military honors provided by Herbert Griffin American Legion Post 19. The family will visit...
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Rosemarie Thompson Smalley

September 15, 1952 - August 9, 2016

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Rosemarie Thompson Smalley, 63, former employee of Tennessee Career Center and Kelly Services and longtime resident of Bear Creek Pike, died Tuesday, August 9, 2016 at Signature Health Care. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 4:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Bob Vassar officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill...
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Glenda King Griffin

November 28, 1938 - August 6, 2016

Glenda Ophelia King Griffin, 77, a native of Summertown and formerly of Columbia, died Saturday, August 6, 2016 at her residence in Carrick Glen Senior Living in Wilson County. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, August 13, 2016, at 1:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Bob Vassar officiating. The family will visit with friends Friday from 6:00 – 8:00 P.M. and Saturday...
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Frankie Lee Moser Nix

February 13, 1935 - August 6, 2016

Frankie Lee Moser Nix, 81, homemaker and resident of Mt. Pleasant, died Saturday, August 6, 2016 at NHC Hillview. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 1:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Randy Owens officiating. Burial will follow in Morton Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Tuesday from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Condolences may be extended...
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Sarah Davis Pilkinton

May 3, 1923 - August 5, 2016

Sarah Gertrude Davis Pilkinton, 93, retired from Farmers Construction and resident of Woods Drive, died Friday, August 5, 2016 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 10:30 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Reverend Mark Proctor officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Sunday from 4:00 – 7:00...
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Edna Hight Davidson

May 29, 1922 - August 5, 2016

Edna Hight Davidson, 94, retired Chief of Central Supply at Maury Regional Medical Center and former resident of Creek Trail, died Friday, August 5, 2016 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 3:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Reverend Tommy Clark officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends...
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Marie Joan Breaux

November 29, 1978 - August 4, 2016

View Funeral Webcast Marie Joan Breaux, 37, died Thursday, August 4, 2016 at her residence on Lone Oak Drive in Lewisburg. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Lynnwood Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Wednesday from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Condolences may be extended online at www...
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Morris Wayne Thurman, Sr.

October 18, 1935 - August 2, 2016

Morris Wayne Thurman, Sr., 80, President of Huson Leasing & Development, retired President of Alman Construction and resident of John Sharp Road in Spring Hill, died Tuesday, August 2, 2016 at St. Thomas West Hospital. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 1:00 P.M. at Central Christian Church with Tracy Cameron and Jon Ross officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. ...
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Jayne Norman Parson

May 27, 1945 - August 2, 2016

Jayne Norman Parson, 71, retired nurse for Maury Regional Medical Center, died Tuesday, August 2, 2016 at her residence on Brannon Court. A memorial service will be conducted Friday at 3:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Ricky Clay officiating. The family will visit with friends Friday 12:00 P.M. until service time at the funeral home. Condolences may be extended online at www...
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Mary Jackson Deen

June 1, 1935 - July 27, 2016

View Video Tribute Mary Ann Fitzgerald Jackson Deen, 81, retired custodian for Whitthorne Middle School and resident of 4th Avenue, died Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 1:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Shawn Jeffries and Mike Richardson officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The...
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Wayne Green

June 25, 1935 - July 27, 2016

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast L. Wayne Green, 81, former owner of Riverside Supermarket and resident of Bell Grove Drive, died Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 11:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Reverend Jim Norton and Reverend Dave McIntyre officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial...
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Bruce Allen Foster

June 26, 1970 - July 27, 2016

View Funeral Webcast Bruce Allen Foster, 46, resident of Clubhouse Drive, died Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with his uncle, Reverend Charles Brown officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Saturday from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. at...
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James Lentz Black

August 18, 1943 - July 25, 2016

James Lentz Black, 72, former security guard and resident of Sunset Lane, died Monday, July 25, 2016, at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 11:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Ezell Rose officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Wednesday from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. at the funeral home. ...
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John Jennings Garman

March 8, 1966 - July 24, 2016

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

May 9, 1946 - July 22, 2016

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

October 15, 1929 - July 18, 2016

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

July 17, 1925 - July 18, 2016

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

December 1, 1941 - July 16, 2016

Charles Edward Coleman, Jr., 74, retired employee of Whirlpool Corporation, passed away Saturday, July 16, 2016, in Delray Beach, Florida, where he had made his home for the past eighteen years. A graveside inurnment service will be held Saturday, July 30, 2016 at 3:00 P.M. at Williamsport Methodist Church Cemetery with Rev. David Spencer officiating. Oakes & Nichols Funeral Directors are...
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Edwin Morgan Estes

February 8, 1938 - July 16, 2016

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

July 12, 2016

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

July 14, 1926 - July 11, 2016

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

July 30, 1951 - July 10, 2016

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

May 22, 1953 - July 9, 2016

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

April 24, 1929 - July 6, 2016

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

February 11, 1956 - July 5, 2016

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

December 24, 1945 - July 4, 2016

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

February 4, 1954 - July 3, 2016

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

February 8, 1949 - July 1, 2016

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

August 1, 1927 - June 30, 2016

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

April 26, 1972 - June 29, 2016

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

July 30, 1953 - June 29, 2016

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

June 17, 1932 - June 28, 2016

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

July 27, 1929 - June 28, 2016

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

September 29, 1938 - June 26, 2016

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

December 3, 1937 - June 26, 2016

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

June 18, 1934 - June 26, 2016

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

January 18, 1930 - June 26, 2016

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

July 5, 1979 - June 22, 2016

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

June 7, 1955 - June 22, 2016

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

October 5, 1926 - June 21, 2016

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

May 15, 1943 - June 18, 2016

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

January 4, 1947 - June 16, 2016

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

May 17, 1991 - June 15, 2016

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

September 13, 1946 - June 14, 2016

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

September 21, 1926 - June 14, 2016

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

November 28, 1933 - June 13, 2016

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

September 20, 1927 - June 11, 2016

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

February 20, 1928 - June 10, 2016

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

June 8, 2016

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

March 11, 1929 - June 8, 2016

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

December 20, 1937 - June 4, 2016

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

May 15, 1927 - June 4, 2016

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

September 1, 1930 - June 3, 2016

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

March 4, 1920 - June 1, 2016

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

July 15, 1949 - May 30, 2016

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

November 18, 1922 - May 29, 2016

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

August 12, 1934 - May 27, 2016

Malcolm Curtis Anderson, 81, died Friday, May 27, 2016 at NHC Hillview. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 3:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Reverend Rick Elsey officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens with military honors provided by Herbert Griffin American Legion Post 19. The family will visit with friends Saturday at 4:00 – 7:00 P.M. and Sunday...
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Sara Jane Alderson

January 3, 1947 - May 25, 2016

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

November 13, 1936 - May 21, 2016

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

August 12, 1965 - May 21, 2016

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

June 6, 1922 - May 21, 2016

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

August 7, 1930 - May 21, 2016

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

April 9, 1937 - May 20, 2016

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

March 29, 1963 - May 20, 2016

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

December 4, 1931 - May 19, 2016

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

April 28, 1928 - May 17, 2016

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

August 20, 1927 - May 15, 2016

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

December 3, 1925 - May 15, 2016

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

September 2, 1956 - May 14, 2016

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

May 14, 2016

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

December 30, 1954 - May 13, 2016

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