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Ann Lightfoot West

June 20, 1938 - February 6, 2016

Mrs. Ann Lightfoot West, 77, homemaker and resident of Darks Mill Road, died Saturday, February 06, 2016 at Alive Hospice in Nashville. A memorial service will be conducted Tuesday at 10:30 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Reverend Joe Evans officiating. The family will visit with friends Monday from 5:00 – 7:00 P.M. at the funeral home. The family suggest memorials be made to...
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Christine Warf Neal

December 4, 1933 - February 1, 2016

Christine Warf Neal, 82, resident of Bear Creek Pike, died Monday, February 1, 2016 at Morning Pointe of Columbia. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 1:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Carl May officiating. Burial will follow in Neapolis Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Thursday from 11:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M. at the funeral home. The family suggests...
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Vanessa Pinkleton Mayberry

December 25, 1959 - January 29, 2016

View Funeral Webcast Vanessa Pinkleton Mayberry, 56, former employee of Motion Industries, died Friday, January 29, 2016 at her residence on Dry Fork Road in the Hampshire Community. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Russ Adcox officiating. Burial will follow in Worley Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Tuesday from 4...
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Sue Whitaker Blocker

January 25, 1938 - January 28, 2016

View Funeral Webcast Mrs. Sue Whitaker Blocker, 78, died Thursday, January 28, 2016 at her residence on Trotwood Avenue. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 1:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Tony Brown officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Saturday from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. at the funeral home. The...
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William Paul Riley

June 28, 1957 - January 27, 2016

View Funeral Webcast William Paul Riley, 58, employee of the Impact Center and resident of Culleoka died, Thursday, January 28, 2016 at his residence. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 3:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Don McKee officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Friday from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. at the...
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Louella Dillehay Miller

March 4, 1927 - January 27, 2016

View Funeral Webcast Mrs. Louella Dillehay Miller, 88, homemaker and resident of Rosewood Drive, died Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at NHC Columbia. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 10:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with John Thomas officiating. Burial will follow in Rock Springs Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Friday from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. at the...
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Brownie Weatherford Hickman

April 29, 1918 - January 26, 2016

View Funeral Webcast Mrs. Brownie Weatherford Hickman, 97, retired employee of DuPont and resident of Yokley Road in Lynnville, died Tuesday, January 26, 2016 at Morning Pointe in Columbia. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 11:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Wayne Phillips officiating. Burial will follow in Lynnwood Cemetery. The family will visit with friends...
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Jewell Osteen Thornton

August 28, 1924 - January 25, 2016

Jewell Osteen Thornton, born August 28, 1924, peacefully went to claim her reward for a life well lived on January 25, 2016 in Bedford, Texas. A graveside service will be conducted Saturday at 2:00 P.M. at Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Saturday from 11:00 A.M. – 1:30 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home. A memorial service will be held on February 7, 2016 from...
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Maudie Hickman Cates

August 16, 1931 - January 24, 2016

Mrs. Maudie Lee Hickman Cates, 84, homemaker and resident of Lee Drive, died Sunday, January 24, 2016 at her residence. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with her grandson Walter Cates officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Wednesday after 10:00 A.M. at the funeral home. Condolences may...
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Jean Ewing Love

April 6, 1918 - January 23, 2016

Jean Morgan Ewing Love died January 23, 2016. She was born April 6, 1918, at the old St. Thomas Hospital on Hayes Street. On this day the first American troops sailed from New York to enter World War 1. She was the daughter of Jean Morgan and Samuel Cecil Ewing and she attended Peabody Demonstration School, Ward Belmont Preparatory School and Vanderbilt University. Mrs. Love was a fourth...
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Dorothy Barham Kelley

January 28, 1926 - January 22, 2016

Mrs. Dorothy Christine Barham Kelley, 89, retired employee for Weather Tamer and resident of Baker Road in Columbia, died Friday, January 22, 2016 at Signature Health Care. Graveside services will be conducted Monday at 1:00 P.M. at Polk Memorial Gardens with Chaplin Donna Stewart officiating. Oakes & Nichols Funeral Directors are assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences may...
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Jane Helmer Wells

December 15, 1942 - January 21, 2016

View Funeral Webcast Mrs. Jane Marie Helmer Wells, 73, retired seamstress for Creekwood Incorporated and resident of Park Plus Court, died Thursday, January 21, 2016 at her residence after a courageous battle with cancer. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 4:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Brian Talley officiating. The family will visit with friends...
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James Lewis White

September 24, 1945 - January 20, 2016

View Funeral Webcast Mr. James Lewis White, 70, resident of Mooresville Pike, died Wednesday, January 20, 2016 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Dr. Robert Gamble officiating. Burial will follow in Friendship Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Saturday from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. at the funeral...
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Timothy L. Gibson

February 9, 1983 - January 18, 2016

Timothy Leighton Gibson, 32, boxing promoter with K.O. Management, died Monday, January 18, 2016 at his residence on Hampshire Pike. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 10:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Chris Smith officiating. The family will visit with friends Thursday from 3:00 -7:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Condolences may be extended online at www...
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Catherine Gilliam Dodson

May 13, 1924 - January 17, 2016

View Funeral Webcast Mrs. Catherine Virginia Gilliam Dodson, 91, retired employee of Dixie Manufacturing and resident of Galloway Street, died Sunday, January 17, 2016 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 1:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Kevin Maxey and Doug Hethcoat officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The...
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Rufus Villard Haygood

August 10, 1928 - January 16, 2016

View Funeral Webcast Mr. Rufus Villard Haygood, 87, owner of Northway Barber Shop for 38 years and resident of Hampshire Pike, died Saturday, January 16, 2016 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 1:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Reverend Paul Joiner and Reverend Chad Middlebrooks officiating. Burial will follow in Zion Churchyard...
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Buddy Rogers, Jr.

May 9, 1938 - January 15, 2016

View Funeral Webcast Mr. Elmer Henry "Buddy" Rogers, Jr., age 77, passed away at his home on January 15, 2016, with his beloved wife Katherine by his side, after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 11:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral home with Wendell Robinson, Roy Gallaher, Jr. and John Harris officiating. Burial will follow in Polk...
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Katie Turner Brooks

October 22, 1926 - January 13, 2016

Mrs. Katie Turner Brooks, 89, retired employee of Maury Regional Medical with 26 years of service and resident of Towson Drive, died Wednesday, January 13, 2016 at her residence. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 12:00 P.M. at Westminster Presbyterian Church with Reverend Jeff Kane officiating. Burial will follow in Glenwood Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Saturday...
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Jane Baker Collins

January 9, 1932 - January 13, 2016

Jane Baker Collins tips her hat good bye as a Maury County native and wife of the late Thomas Lee Collins, daughter of the late Curtis C. Baker and Essie Lou Alderson Baker. She attended Santa Fe High School and obtained her GED at CSCC at age 52, then furthered her education at CSCC. She was the Sample Department Supervisor at Weather Tamer for 24 years; 8 years at Walmart as cashier; and 7...
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Pamela Fox Workman

July 6, 1956 - January 13, 2016

Pamela Sue Fox Workman, 59, retired employee of Publix Shirt Manufacturing and resident of East Seventeenth Street, died Wednesday, January 13, 2016 at her residence. Funeral services will be conducted 1:00 P.M. Friday at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Brother Dennis Owens officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Thursday from 4:00 –...
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Ruth Lillian Griffin

April 7, 1923 - January 11, 2016

Ruth Lillian Lorenz Griffin, 92, died Monday, January 11, 2016. A private family service was held Thursday at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home. Oakes & Nichols Funeral Directors assisted the family with arrangements. Condolences may be extended online at www.oakesandnichols.com. Born April 7, 1923 in Chicago, Illinois, she was the daughter of the late Fredrick Lorenz and Lillian Kreuger...
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Harriet Frierson Crabb

August 2, 1924 - January 10, 2016

Harriet Frierson Crabb, 91, passed away on January 10, 2016 at Meadowbrook Care Center in Urbana, Illinois. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 3:00 P.M. at Zion Presbyterian Church with The Reverend Chad Middlebrooks officiating. Burial will follow in Zion Churchyard. The family will visit with friends Sunday from 2:00 – 3:00 P.M. at the church. Oakes & Nichols Funeral...
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Cathy Anne Graves

March 16, 1952 - January 10, 2016

Cathy Anne Graves, 63, retired disability claims examiner for the State of Tennessee and resident of Campbellsville Pike, died Sunday, January 10, 2016 at Maury Regional Medical Center. A memorial graveside service will be held at a later date. Oakes & Nichols Funeral Directors are assisting the family with arrangements and condolences may be extended online at www.oakesandnichols.com. ...
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Terry "Bones" Odom

March 2, 1950 - January 9, 2016

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Terry Eugene "Bones" Odom, 65, resident of Fly Road in Santa Fe, died Saturday, January 9, 2016 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 11:00 A.M. Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Matthew Wood officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Monday from 4:00 -8...
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Earline Ashton Burgess

October 27, 1929 - January 6, 2016

View Funeral Webcast Earline Ashton Burgess, 86, retired employee of First Farmers & Merchants Bank Trust Department, died Wednesday, January 6, 2016 at her residence in Lynnville. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 1:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Milton Stephens officiating. Burial will follow in Lynnwood Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Saturday...
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Juanita Morrow Voss

September 13, 1916 - January 4, 2016

View Funeral Webcast Juanita Morrow Voss, 99, went home to be with her Lord and Savior, Monday, January 4, 2016. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 1:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with David Morris and Don Morrow 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...
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Donald Wade Campbell, Sr.

March 5, 1928 - January 3, 2016

View Funeral Webcast Donald Wade Campbell, Sr., 87, retired heavy equipment operator with Columbia Rock Products for over fifty-eight years, died Sunday, January 3, 2016 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 11:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Ezell Rose officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will...
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Wilburn Whitley, Jr.

February 17, 1929 - January 1, 2016

Wilburn Whitley, Jr., 86 and long time residence of Columbia, TN died Friday, January 1, 2016 in San Diego, CA where he had made his home for the past few years. Burial will be in Miramar National Cemetery, San Diego, CA on January 14, 2016 with full military honors. Oakes & Nichols Funeral Directors are assisting the family with local announcements. Condolences may be extended at www...
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Wilma Young Dodson

March 13, 1923 - January 1, 2016

View Funeral Webcast Wilma Lee Young Dodson, 92, retired co-owner of Wilma's Fashions and resident of Oakwood Drive, died Friday, January 1, 2015 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 2:30 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Carl May officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Monday from 1:00...
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Harriet Thompson White

July 11, 1926 - January 1, 2016

Harriet Elizabeth "Mamaw" Thompson White, 89, retired employee of Maury Manufacturing and former resident of East Seventeenth Street, died Friday, January 1, 2016 at Signature Health Care. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 11:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Rick Points officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. The family will visit with friends...
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Kay Paul Brady

September 22, 1954 - January 1, 2016

View Funeral Webcast Marion Kathleen "Kay" Paul Brady, 61, was called by her Lord and Savior to her heavenly home on Friday, January 1, 2016. Though our hearts are heavy with grief, we also are rejoicing as we know Kay is without any pain and will suffer no more. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Pastor Ron Paul officiating. ...
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Jane Bailey Farmer

February 15, 1928 - December 31, 2015

Jane Louise Bailey Farmer, 87, retired employee of Teledyne in Lewisburg, died Thursday, December 31, 2015 at her residence on Joe Brown Road. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 1:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Michael Barrett officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Sunday from 2:00 – 6:00 P.M. and Monday from 12...
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Thomas Norris Cheek

November 2, 1951 - December 30, 2015

Thomas "Tommy" Norris Cheek, 64, retired co-owner of Market Basket, died Wednesday, December 30, 2015 at his residence. Oakes & Nichols Funeral Directors are assisting the family with announcements and no services have been scheduled. Condolences may be extended online at www.oakesandnichols.com. The Maury County native was the son of the late Norris B. Cheek and Margaret Galbraith Cheek...
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Terry Wayne Peay

October 11, 1962 - December 28, 2015

Terry Wayne Peay, 53, former thirteen year employee of Alley-Cassetty Brick & Block and resident of Old Highway 99, died Monday, December 28, 2015 at Maury Regional Medical Center. A memorial service will be conducted Wednesday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Steve Robertson officiating. Inurnment will follow in Rock Springs Cemetery. The family will visit with...
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Elizabeth Cooper Humphrey

December 6, 1922 - December 26, 2015

Mrs. Elizabeth Cooper Humphrey, 93, long-time resident of Campbellsville Pike, died Saturday, December 26, 2015 at Life Care Center of Columbia. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols with John Vaughan officiating. Burial will follow in Santa Fe Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Sunday from 4:00 – 6:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Condolences may...
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Thelma Jean Roberson

October 8, 1942 - December 24, 2015

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Mrs. Thelma Jean Murphy Roberson, 73, resident of Manson Pike in Murfreesboro, died Thursday, December 24, 2015 at Alive Hospice. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 11:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Day Gooch officiating. Burial will follow in Lasting Hope Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Sunday...
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Larry "Bo" Beasley

February 17, 1952 - December 22, 2015

William Larry "Bo" Beasley, 63, retired employee of Sharp Motor Company in Pulaski, died Tuesday, December 22, 2015 at his residence on McCall Street in Lynnville. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Milton Stephens and Leon Reed officiating. Burial will follow in Lynnwood Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Saturday from 4:00...
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Jay W. Morris

August 30, 1915 - December 21, 2015

View Funeral Webcast Mr. Jay W. Morris, 100, master carpenter and resident of the Zion Community, passed from this life Monday, December 21, 2015 surrounded by his loving family. A Celebration of Life will be conducted Wednesday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Pastor Chad Moore and Reverend Mike Dawson officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens with...
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Nichole "Nicky" Haynes Morehead

August 17, 1964 - December 19, 2015

View Funeral Webcast Ms. Nichole Yvette "Nicky" Haynes Morehead, 51, resident of La Vergne, died Saturday, December 19, 2015 at Stonecrest Medical Center in Smyrna. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Reverend Jeff Kane officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Tuesday from 1:00 P.M....
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Betty Ann Biffle James

March 26, 1925 - December 19, 2015

Betty Ann Biffle James, 90, longtime resident of Naperville, Illinois, died Saturday, December 19, 2015 at her residence. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 11:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Chip Hunter officiating. A graveside service will be held Wednesday at 2:30 P.M. at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens in Nashville. The family will visit with friends Wednesday...
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George Jett, IV

December 13, 1975 - December 17, 2015

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast George Junior Jett, IV, 40, employee of Perdue Farms in Monterey, died Thursday, December 17, 2015 at his residence in Cookeville, Tennessee. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Eddie Rogers officiating. Burial will follow in Hardison Cemetery on Rock Springs Road. The family will...
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Mary Lucille Norman

December 13, 2015

Mrs. Mary Lucille "Lucy" Duncan Norman, devoted wife, beloved mother, grandmother, and great grandmother, went to be with our Lord and Savior on Sunday, December 13, 2015. A graveside service will be conducted Friday, January 8, 2016 at 11:00 A.M. at Polk Memorial Gardens. Oakes & Nichols Funeral Directors are assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences may be extended online at www...
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A. C. Harlan

November 12, 1933 - December 13, 2015

Abner C. "A.C." Harlan, 82, retired employee of Monsanto and lifelong resident of the family farm on Williamsport Pike, died Sunday, December 13, 2015 at Mt. Pleasant Healthcare & Rehab. A graveside service will be conducted Wednesday at 3:00 P.M. at Rose Hill Cemetery with Rev. Melinda Britt and Rev. Chip Hunter officiating. The family will visit with friends Wednesday from 11:30 A.M. – 2...
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Helen Louise Brown

July 10, 1923 - December 13, 2015

Helen Louise Gambill Brown 92, former resident of Green Acres Drive, died Sunday, December 13, 2015. A Graveside service will be conducted Wednesday at 1:00 P.M. at Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Wednesday from 10:00 A.M. until 12:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home. The family suggests memorials be made to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 11454,...
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Durll Geasley

March 6, 1957 - December 13, 2015

Mr. Durll Wayne Geasley, 58, painter and builder with Ed Vaughn Construction and resident of Morningside Ave, died Sunday, December 13, 2015 at his residence. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Pastor Steve Boshers officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Monday from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M....
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Helen E. Adkison

March 20, 1928 - December 12, 2015

Miss Helen Elizabeth Adkison, 87, resident of Gaskill Branch Road in Santa Fe, died Saturday, December 12, 2015 at NHC Columbia. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 11:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Brother Don Emmitte and Bucky Rowland officiating. Burial will follow in Adkison Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Monday from 3:00-7:00 P.M. and Tuesday from...
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J. Frank Walker

January 21, 1922 - December 12, 2015

Mr. J. Frank Walker, age 93, passed away Saturday, December 12, 2015 in Nashville surrounded by his family. The family will visit with friends on Monday, December 14, 2015 from 12:00 noon until 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home followed by a graveside service celebrating Frank's life at 2:30 P.M. at Polk Memorial Gardens with Lee Coulter and Waymon Hickman officiating. The family...
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William Terry Evetts

January 31, 1949 - December 11, 2015

View Funeral Webcast William Terry Evetts, 66, retired employee of Ford Glass Plant, died Friday, December 11, 2015 at his residence on Roy Sellers Road. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Pastor LeRoy Crouch officiating. Burial will follow in Lasting Hope Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Saturday from 3:00 - 7:00 P.M...
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Vicki Lynn Wiley

September 24, 1957 - December 10, 2015

Vicki Lynn Gallion Wiley, 58, employee of Check Velocity and resident of Brentwood, died Thursday, December 10, 2015 at Vanderbilt Medical Center. A native of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, she was the daughter of the late Charles Gallion and Tommie Jean Upton. She attended Roosevelt Junior High and graduated from U.S. Grant High School in 1975. Mrs. Wiley graduated from Columbia State Community...
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Margaret Alice Lacy

September 8, 1916 - December 5, 2015

View Funeral Webcast Mrs. Margaret Alice Frakes Lacy, formerly of Oakwood Drive, died at the age of ninety-nine on December 5, 2015 at Hollander Assisted Living in Atlanta, Georgia. A memorial service will be conducted Thursday, December 10th at 3:00 P.M. at First United Methodist Church with Houston Parks, Reverend Chip Hunter, and Reverend Melinda Britt officiating. The family will visit...
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Fire Captain Claude "C.C." Crowe

February 23, 1929 - December 2, 2015

View Funeral Webcast Fire Captain Claude Ray "C.C." Crowe, 86, retired from Columbia Fire Department and longtime resident of Columbia, died Wednesday, December 2, 2015 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Mike Bryan, Kenny McFarland, and close friend, T.J. Wakefield officiating. Burial will follow in...
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James Glen Mayfield

July 29, 1927 - December 2, 2015

View Funeral Webcast Mr. James Glen Mayfield, 88, retried long-time Church of Christ Minster and resident of Criddle Drive, died Wednesday, December 2, 2015 at his residence. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 10:30 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols with John Vaughan, Andrew Phillips, and Donald Duncan officiating. Burial will follow in Palestine Cemetery. The family will visit with...
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Thomas Lee Tucker

July 20, 1934 - December 2, 2015

Thomas Lee Tucker, 81, retired band director and resident of Loftin Road, died Wednesday, December 2, 2015 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 1:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Pastor Angy Trimmer officiating. Military honors will be provided by Herbert Griffin American Legion Post 19. The family will visit with friends Friday from...
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Steve Marshall

January 4, 1955 - November 30, 2015

James Steven "Steve" Marshall, 60, retired lineman with Duck River Electric and resident of Old Highway 99, died Monday, November 30, 2015 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 12:00 noon at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Brother Tandy Roberts officiating. Burial will follow in Glenwood Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Wednesday from...
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Jimmy Scott

February 24, 1936 - November 30, 2015

Mr. Jimmy D. Scott, 79, former resident of Columbia Highway in Hampshire and retired employee of Union Carbide, died Monday, November 30, 2015 at Lewis County Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 12:30 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Reverend Rick Points officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with...
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John William Haarbauer

March 2, 1927 - November 25, 2015

Mr. John William Haarbauer, 88, affectionately known as "Papa John", Mr. John, and Mr. H, a retired business man and a resident of View Point Way, died November 25, 2015 at Life Care Center of Columbia. Private family visitation was held Thursday at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home. Oakes & Nichols Funeral Directors are assisting the family with arrangements. The family suggests memorials be...
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Ernest Carroll Beard

February 6, 1946 - November 24, 2015

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Ernest Carroll Beard, 69, co-owner of Columbia Catering, farmer, and resident of Still Pond Road, died Tuesday, November 24, 2015. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Telford Tharp officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with...
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Bettie Tidwell Moore

May 29, 1942 - November 20, 2015

Mrs. Bettie M. Tidwell Moore, 73, resident of Sycamore Street, died Friday, November 20, 2015 at Alive Hospice in Nashville. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 1:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Reverend Kerry James officiating. Burial will follow in Pinecrest Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Tuesday from 12:00 – 1:00 P.M. at the funeral home. ...
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Kenneth C. York

August 16, 1934 - November 19, 2015

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Kenneth Carlton York, 81, retired Spring Hill City Manager, died Thursday, November 19, 2015 at his residence on Camellia Drive. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Eddie Rogers officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens with military honors provided by Herbert Griffin...
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Lossie Johns Culberson

April 20, 1924 - November 16, 2015

Mrs. Lossie Mae Jones Johns Culberson, 91, resident of Denham Avenue, died Monday, November 16, 2015 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Reverend John O. Martin and Reverend DeWayne Crumley officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Tuesday from 4:00...
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J.D. Harmon

January 4, 1934 - November 14, 2015

Mr. J.D. Harmon, 81, resident of East Highland Drive, died Saturday, November 14, 2015 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 1:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with David Morris officiating. Burial will follow in Crutcher Cemetery in Williamson County. The family will visit with friends Sunday from 4:00-8:00 P.M. at the funeral home. ...
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Thomas Wayne Riddle

October 29, 1939 - November 11, 2015

Mr. Thomas Wayne Riddle, 76, retired employee of Union Carbide, died Wednesday, November 11, 2015 at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital in Jackson, Tennessee. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Andrew Phillips officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery with military honors provided by Herbert Griffin American Legion...
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Valda Reydell Cannady

October 11, 1943 - November 6, 2015

Valda Reydell Cannady, 72, homemaker and longtime resident of Tanyard Hollow Road, died Friday, November 6, 2015 at NHC Columbia. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 11:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Glen Alexander officiating. Burial will follow in Lynnwood Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Monday from 4:00 – 7:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Condolences...
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John Howard "Jack" Tracy

October 6, 1933 - November 6, 2015

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast John Howard "Jack" Tracy, 82, retired farmer, contractor, and former resident of the Hampshire Community, died Friday, November 6, 2015 at Lewis County Nursing & Rehab Center. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 6:30 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Tommy Vann officiating. Inurnment will be at a later date in Riverside ...
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David J. Alexander

January 28, 1940 - November 6, 2015

David J. Alexander, 75, retired employee of General Electric and resident of General Roberts Drive, died Friday, November 6, 2015 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 11:00 A.M. at Pleasant Heights Baptist Church with Rev. Bob Vassar and Rev. Rush Harrison officiating. Burial will follow in Bonnertown Cemetery in Lawrence County with military honors...
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Annie Sue Doyle Nugent

December 2, 1936 - November 3, 2015

Annie Sue Doyle Nugent, 78, former resident of Carrie Court in Columbia, died Tuesday, November 3, 2015 at Quality Care Health Center in Lebanon. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 10:00 A.M. at First Cumberland Presbyterian Church with Rev. Calvin Lunn officiating. A graveside service will be held at 2:30 P.M. Saturday at Civitan Cemetery in Rogersville, Alabama. The family...
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Elaine V. Sargent

March 9, 1928 - November 3, 2015

View Funeral Webcast Mrs. Frances Elaine Vaughn Sargent, 87, resident of Westover Drive, died Tuesday, November 3, 2015 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 11:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with John Vaughan officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Friday from 4:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M....
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Donald Lee Williams

January 10, 1936 - November 3, 2015

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Donald Lee Williams, 79, retired employee of Paper Pulleys, Inc. and resident of East Sixteenth Street, died Tuesday, November 3, 2015 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 11:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with David Morris officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery with military...
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Dale Richard Baker

February 6, 1944 - November 2, 2015

View Video Tribute Captain Dale Richard Baker, 71, retired employee of General Motors and resident of Shangrila Trail, died Monday, November 2, 2015 at Maury Regional Medical Center following an extended illness. A memorial service will be conducted Thursday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Pastor Jacob Heine officiating. Inurnment will be at a later date in Rose Hill...
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Jean Hardison Hardison

March 7, 1933 - November 1, 2015

View Video Tribute Mrs. Jean Marie Hardison Hardison, 82, resident of North Laurel Circle, died Sunday, November 1, 2015 at NHC Hillview. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 1:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with John Vaughan and Wendell Robinson officiating. Congregational singing will be lead by Andrew Phillips. Burial will follow in Polk...
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Michael "Mike" Sowell

October 25, 1953 - October 31, 2015

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Mr. Michael Herbert "Mike" Sowell, 62, employee of Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home, died Saturday, October 31, 2015 at his residence on South High Street. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 10:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Tommy Vann officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. The family will visit...
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Linda Briggs Palmer

July 16, 1943 - October 31, 2015

View Funeral Webcast Mrs. Linda Mai Briggs Palmer, 72, resident of Old Highway 31 South in Columbia, died Saturday, October 31, 2015 at NHC Columbia. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 1:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Reverend Tony Brown officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Sunday from 4:00 – 6:00 P.M. at the...
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Jerry W. Pipkin

July 5, 1948 - October 30, 2015

Mr. Jerry Wayne Pipkin, Sr., 67, resident of Williamsport Pike, died Friday, October 30, 2015 at Christian Care Center of Bedford County. Graveside services will be conducted Sunday at 2:30 P.M. at Scribner's Mill Cemetery with Ricky Clay officiating. Military honors will be provided by the Herbert Griffin American Legion Post #19. The family will visit with friends Sunday from 12:00 P.M....
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Henry E. Lee

May 5, 1939 - October 29, 2015

Mr. Henry Ernest Lee, 76, former resident of Concord Drive, died Thursday, October 29, 2015 at Signature Health Care. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Chaplin Donna Stewart officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens with military honors provided by the Herbert Griffin American Legion Post #19. The family will visit...
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Mary Helen Fitzgerald Woody

January 13, 1927 - October 24, 2015

Mary Helen Fitzgerald Woody, 88, resident of Poplar Estates, died Saturday, October 24, 2015 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Calvin Lunn officiating. Burial will follow in Santa Fe Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Sunday from 2:00 – 6:00 P.M. and Monday after 1:00 P.M. at the...
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Dorothy Mae Sharp Worley

April 16, 1925 - October 23, 2015

Dorothy Mae Sharp Worley, 90, died Friday, October 23, 2015 at NHC Hillview. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 3:00 P.M. at Pleasant Mount Cumberland Presbyterian Church with Rev. William L. Rolman, Jr. officiating. Burial will follow in Pleasant Mount Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Monday from 2:00 – 3:00 P.M. at Pleasant Mount Cumberland Presbyterian Church. ...
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Danny Joe Southall

July 10, 1954 - October 19, 2015

Mr. Danny Joe Southall, 61, resident of Booker Farm Road in Mt. Pleasant, died Monday, October 19, 2015 at his sister's residence on Cumberland Drive. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 11:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols with Pastor Steve Gunnell officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Thursday from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. at the funeral...
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Mary Smith Street

September 9, 1926 - October 19, 2015

Mary Elizabeth Smith Street, 89, passed away Monday, October 19, 2015 at NHC Columbia where she had made her home for the past three years. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Jeremy Butt officiating. Burial will be 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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Sara Beasley Grigsby

September 9, 1920 - October 19, 2015

Mrs. Sara Ella Beasley Grigsby, 95, resident of Trotwood Avenue, died Monday, October 19, 2015 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 10:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Wendell Robinson and Andrew Phillips officiating. Burial will follow in Arlington Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Wednesday from 6:00 – 8:00 P.M. and...
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Florine Young Hardison

November 28, 1928 - October 19, 2015

Mrs. Florine "Teenie" Young Hardison, 86, resident of Mooresville Pike in Culleoka, died Monday, October 19, 2015 at her residence. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 7:00 P.M. at Pentecostal Church of Jesus Christ with Pastor Henry Mobley and Brother Dan Kitchens officiating. The family will visit with friends Tuesday after 5:00 P.M. and Wednesday from 6:00 P.M. till service...
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Mary Lou Cathey

February 23, 1922 - October 12, 2015

View Funeral Webcast Mary Lou Sawyer Cathey, 93, retired Maury County School teacher, died Monday, October 12, 2015 at her residence on Darden Place. Funeral service will be conducted Sunday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Tommy Vann officiating. Burial will follow in Cedar Hill Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Sunday from 1:00 – 2:00 P.M....
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Doris Brown Pratt

January 1, 1933 - October 12, 2015

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Mrs. Doris Brown Pratt, 82, resident of Columbia, died Monday, October 12, 2015 at TriStar Skyline Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols with Ed Murphy officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Friday from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. at the...
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Margaret Wright Barnett

January 4, 1948 - October 12, 2015

Mrs. Margaret Lee Wright Barnett, 67, resident of Will Brown Road in Spring Hill, died Monday, October 12, 2015 at Tristar Spring Hill ER. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 1:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols with Brother Herman Howell, Brother Ivan Hughes, and Brother Ricky Pigg officiating. Burial will follow in Ebenezer Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Wednesday from 4...
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Debbie Keene Watson

September 16, 1949 - October 10, 2015

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Mrs. Debbie Lynn Keene Watson, 66, resident of Southport Road in Mt. Pleasant, died Saturday, October 10, 2015 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols with Jerry Elder officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Tuesday from 12:00...
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Susan Chaffin

February 16, 1958 - October 5, 2015

Susan Marie Chaffin, 57, died Monday, October 5, 2015 at Parkwest Medical Center in Knoxville. Lovely, Loving, and Beloved are the words that best describe Susan. Relatives and friends are invited to Susan's life celebrations Saturday, October 17, from 1:00 – 3:30 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home, 320 West Seventh Street, Columbia, TN and Saturday, October 24 from 12:00 – 3:00 P.M....
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Jane Gray "Bunny" Sowell

May 24, 1947 - October 5, 2015

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Miss Jane Gray "Bunny" Sowell, 68, funeral director, embalmer, co-owner and Corporate Secretary of Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home, died Monday, October 5, 2015 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 11:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Tommy Vann and Judge Bobby Sands officiating. Burial will...
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Charline Massey Gossett

April 24, 1932 - October 4, 2015

Charline Fowler Massey Gossett, 83, retired cafeteria manager for Riverside Elementary School and longtime resident of Danbury Drive, died Sunday, October 4, 2015 at NHC Hillview. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 1:00 P.M. at South Gate Church of Christ with Joe Macer and Bill McDonald officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens with John Thomas officiating. The...
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Rev. Donald Pruitt

March 11, 1931 - October 4, 2015

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Rev. Elgia Donald Pruitt, 84, Baptist minister and retired employee of Farmers Construction Company, died Sunday, October 4, 2015 at his residence on Haley Lane in Columbia. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. William Owens officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery with...
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Richard Kinnard Loftin

March 27, 1907 - October 3, 2015

Miss Richard Kinnard Loftin, 108, former longtime resident of Fourth Avenue, died Saturday, October 3, 2015 at McKendree Health Care. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 2:30 P.M. at First United Methodist Church with Reverend Frank Smith and Reverend Chip Hunter officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. Family and friends will visit from 1:30 – 2:30 P.M. at the...
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Sarah White Hutto

June 3, 1930 - October 1, 2015

Sarah Rebecca Parks White Hutto, 85, real estate icon and longtime resident of Skyview Drive, died Thursday, October 1, 2015 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 2:00 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 Saturday from 4:00 – 8:00 P...
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Dorothy Rogers Headden

August 31, 1931 - September 30, 2015

View Funeral Webcast Dorothy Jean Rogers Headden, 84, retired waitress and former longtime resident of Mahon Road, died Wednesday, September 30, 2015 at Signature Health Care. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Brother Mark Thomas officiating. Burial will follow in Dunnavant Cemetery in Elkton, Tennessee. The family will visit...
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JoAnn Harris Biggs

February 8, 1939 - September 28, 2015

JoAnn Harris Biggs, 76, resident of Columbia, Tennessee, passed away Monday, September 28, 2015 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 12:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols with Reverend Chip Hunter officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Thursday from 5:00 – 8:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols. ...
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Joyce Marie Hardison

April 30, 1945 - September 28, 2015

Joyce Marie Hardison, 70, retired employee of the Impact Centers of Columbia and Centerville, died Monday, September 28, 2015 at Maury Regional Medical Center. A graveside service will be conducted Wednesday at 10:00 A.M. at Jones Cemetery with John Hayes officiating. The family will visit with friends Tuesday from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home. Condolences may be...
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Betty Lou Mathis Roland

February 4, 1932 - September 24, 2015

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Betty Lou Mathis Roland, 83, longtime resident of Riverside, passed away Thursday, September 24, 2015 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 1:00 P.M. at South Gate Church of Christ with John Thomas, Joe Macer, and Kevin White officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit...
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Charlotte Wiley Attkisson

April 24, 1937 - September 24, 2015

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Charlotte Irwin Wiley Attkisson, 78, longtime resident of Columbia, died Thursday, September 24, 2015 at NHC Hillview. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Joe Macer and Rev. Steve Swango officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Friday from...
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Hilda Ruth Cozart

February 23, 1937 - September 22, 2015

Hilda Ruth Adams Cozart, 78, resident of Tom Littlejohn Road, died Tuesday, September 22, 2015 at Maury Regional Medical Center. A graveside service will be conducted Wednesday at 3:00 P.M. at Mars Hill Cemetery with Rev. Jerry Yerkes officiating. The family will visit with friends at the gravesite. Oakes & Nichols Funeral Directors are assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences...
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Carla Riddle Belcher

December 6, 1949 - September 22, 2015

View Video Tribute Carla Louise Riddle Belcher, 65, passed away on Tuesday, September 22, 2015 at Decatur County General Hospital in Parsons. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Minister Carter Hoover officiating. Burial will follow in Rock Springs Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Thursday from 4:00 – 7:00 P.M....
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Murline Price Whitton

October 24, 1933 - September 22, 2015

Carrie Murline Price Whitton, 81, former resident of Collinsville, Illinois, died Tuesday, September 22, 2015 at her residence on Wayne Street in Columbia, Tennessee. A graveside inurnment service will be held on Saturday, October 17 at 1:00 p.m. at Pine Log Cemetery in Brookland, Arkansas. Oakes & Nichols Funeral Directors are assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences may be...
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Adell Potts White

March 10, 1922 - September 17, 2015

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Maudie Adell Potts White, 93 longtime resident of the Water Valley Community, died Thursday, September 17, 2015 at her residence on Leipers Creek Road. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 1:30 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Mike Williams and Ricky Clay officiating. Burial will follow in Santa Fe Cemetery. The family will...
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Jimmie Vaughan

January 24, 1911 - September 14, 2015

Jimmie Harvey Vaughan, 104, mother of John Vaughan, died Monday, September 14, 2015. A Graveside service will be held on Thursday, September 17, 2015 at noon at Woodlawn Memorial Park. Visitation will be Thursday from 10 a.m. until noon at Woodlawn-Roesch-Patton Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the India Mission Fund at Graymere Church of Christ, 1320 Trotwood Ave., Columbia, TN...
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