Obituaries for March 15

Obituaries for March 15

Posted: Wednesday, March 16, 2011 4:02 pm

Joe Donald Brundige Sr.

Joe Donald “Don” Brundige Sr., 72, of Nashville, formerly of Martin, died Wednesday, March 2, 2011.

Graveside services will be held at a later date at the Springhill Cemetery, Nashville.

Brundige was the son of the late Garrett and Opal Damron.

Survivors include his wife, Sue Brundige of Nashville; four children; four stepchildren; five grandchildren; four step grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

 

Marcell Davison

Mrs. Marcell Davison, 78, of Greenfield, died Sunday, March 13, 2011 at her residence.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. today at Williams Funeral Home Chapel in Greenfield with Bro. Joe Lusby officiating. Burial will be in Hornbeak Cemetery, Greenfield.

Mrs. Davison was born Oct. 10, 1932 in Greenfield, daughter of the late Paul C. and Guyrene Baker Moore. She was a homemaker.

Survivors include her husband, William Roy Davison of Greenfield; one son, Ronnie Davison of Greenfield; one brother, Wendell Moore of Christmasville; two grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Web site: williamsfhofgreenfieldandgleason.com

 

Faye Ann Dumas

Mrs. Faye Ann Dumas, 73, of Sharon, died Saturday, March 5, 2011 at the Volunteer General Hospital, Martin.

Services were held at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 12, at Pleasant View Missionary Baptist Church in Sharon with Rev. E. N. Coleman officiating. Burial was in Highland Cemetery, Sharon with Rawls Funeral Home in Union City in charge of the arrangements.

Mrs. Dumas was born April 16, 1937 in Sharon, daughter of the late Wade Sr. and Willie Catherine Clemons Evans. She was the widow of Charles L. Dumas. She had been a cook at local restaurants and a member of Pleasant View Missionary Baptist Church.

Survivors include three sons and daughters-in-law, Michael S. and Ruby Miller of Dale City, Va., Randy and Octavia Miller of Dresden, Darrell and Kimberly Miller of Sharon; one brother, Rev. Robert L. Evans Sr. of Pasadena, Md.; one sister-in-law, Betty J. Evans of Sharon; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by three brothers, James Thomas Evans, Jerry Wayne Evans and Wade Evans Jr.; and one sister, Kay Frances Jones.

Family and friends may leave condolences at www.rawlsfuneralhomes.com. 

 

F. E. ‘Sam’ Guthrie Jr.

F.E. “Sam” Guthrie, Jr., 69, formerly of Gleason, died at his home in Cleveland, March 10, 2011 after a long illness. 

There was a family visitation at First Baptist Church in Cleveland on Saturday, March 12. A memorial celebration of his life was held at the First Baptist Church in Gleason on Monday March 14, with the family visitation two hours prior to the service.  

Guthrie was born Sept. 30, 1941 in Memphis, to F.E. Guthrie Sr., and Bonnie Payne Guthrie who have preceded him in death.

He graduated from Whitehaven High School in 1959 and earned his BS from Union University in Jackson.  He devoted his life to teaching and coaching having retired from Gleason High School in 2006.  His goal was to make a difference in the lives of not only his football players on the field but his students in the classroom as well. He was a member of the Cleveland First Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Nancy Scott Guthrie; a daughter, Amy Guthrie Foss and her husband Coleman of Cleveland; a son, Brian Payne Guthrie and his wife Amy of Murfreesboro; four grandchildren, Sara Grace and Noah Todd of Cleveland and Harper and Hadley Jane Guthrie of Murfreesboro; two step-grandchildren, Ashton and Austin Foss of Montgomery, Ala.; and a sister, Diana Spader and her husband Allan of Port Elizabeth, Maine.

The family requests that memorial donations be made to “The Coach Sam Guthrie Scholarship Fund” in care of the Bank of Gleason, Gleason, TN, 38229.

Ralph Buckner Funeral Home and Crematory of Cleveland is in charge of the arrangements.

The funeral home invites you to send a message of condolence and view the Guthrie family guestbook at www.ralphbuckner.com.

 

James F. Higgs

James F. “Uncle” Higgs, 87, of South Fulton, died Thursday, March 10, 2011 at Baptist Memorial Hospital, Union City.

A memorial services was held at 3 p.m. on Saturday at Hornbeak Funeral Home Chapel in Fulton, Ky.

Higgs was born May 17, 1923 in Weakley County, son of the late Edward Guy and Mary Elizabeth Coleman Higgs. He was the widower of Mary Louise Moon Higgs. He was a World War II veteran of the United States Navy, and the owner of the former Broadway Grill.

Survivors include several nieces and nephews including locally Tina and Brandon Adams of Union City and Marty Higgs of Fulton.

He was also preceded in death by one sister; and two brothers.

Condolences may be left online at www.hornbeakfuneralchapel.com.

Barbara Ann Lofton

Barbara Ann Lofton, 58, of Smyrna, died Saturday, March 12, 2011 at her residence.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Woodfin Memorial Chapel in Murfreesboro with Mike Browning officiating. Burial will be in Mapleview Cemetery. Visitation will from 11 a.m.-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

Ms. Lofton was the daughter of the late Donald and Dolores Elkins McCracken. She was retired from Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro and a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

Survivors four sons and three daughters-in-law, Carlos and Sonja Bosch of Mario, Ark., Mark and Lisa Laderman and Brian Laderman, all of Martin and Tim and Anne Marie Laderman of Rexburg, Idaho; one daughter and son-in-law, Amy and Cam Smalley of Murfreesboro; one brother, Kevin Goree of Troy; two sisters, Donna Alexander of Price, Utah and Gloria Collins of Beach Grove; six grandchildren, Alan Laderman, Mercedes Laderman, Michael Laderman, Amanda Laderman, Karlie Laderman and Tyson Laderman.

She was also preceded in death by one brother, Wayne McCracken; and one sister, Susan Wilson.

Memorials may be made to the Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center, the Hope Clinic of Murfreesboro; or the charity of your choice.

Condolences may be made at wwwwoodfinchapel.com.

 

Betty Maddox Morris

Betty Maddox Morris, 62, of Gleason, died Thursday, March 10, 2011 at her residence.

Services were held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Williams Funeral Home Chapel of Gleason with Judge James H. Bradberry officiating. Burial was in Hopewell Cemetery, Gleason.

Mrs. Morris was born Jan. 25, 1949 in Gleason, daughter of Mickey Lee Maddox of Gleason and the late Ralph Maddox. She was a homemaker.

Survivors also include two daughters, Kayla Morris and Lacey Morris, both of Gleason; one son and daughter-in-law, Blake and Sara Johnson of Buchanan; one brother, Michael Maddox of Moreno Valley, Calif.; two sisters, Wanda Hayes of Dresden and Cindy Johnson of Gleason.

She was also preceded in death by one brother, Mickey Lee Maddox.

Web site: williamsfhofgreenfieldandgleason.com

 

 

 

Gerald Nanney

Gerald Nanney, 66, of Chestnut Glade Community, Martin, died Thursday, March 10, 2011 at his residence.

Services were held at 3:30 p.m. Sunday at Hornbeak Funeral Home Chapel in Fulton, Ky. with burial in New Hope Cemetery, Ruthville.

Nanney was born Aug. 2, 1944 in Fulton County, Ky., son of the late Mike and Mary Taylor Nanney. He attended school at Chestnut Glade and Martin High School. He had worked for the Tennessee Valley Authority as an electrician for 20 years, was a member of the International Brotherhood of Electricians and Retired Electricians, was a Master Mason and a member of the Roberts Lodge #172, was a past member of the Latham/Dukedom Volunteer Fire Department and a farmer.

Survivors include his wife of 27 years, Mrs. Priscilla Winston Nanney of the Chestnut Glade Community; two daughters, Tracy Johnson and Tammy Hall, both of South Fulton; four sisters, Peggy McKinney of South Fulton, Patsy Beale, Pansy Baker and Paula Bell, all of Martin; and three grandchildren, Samantha St. Johnson, Dalton Hall and Tab Johnson, all of South Fulton.

Condolences may be left online at wwwhornbeakfuneralchapel.com. 

 

 

Karen Tufano Sharpe

Mrs. Karen Tufano Sharpe, 53, of Martin, died Friday, March 11, 2011 at her residence.

Private memorial services were held.

Mrs. Sharpe was born Oct. 14, 1957 of Chicago, daughter of Jim and Clydia Jones Tufano of Martin. She was a homemaker

Survivors also include her husband, Tommy Sharpe of Martin; two daughters, Erica Sharpe of Martin and Amanda Grissom of Greenfield; three sisters, Vicky Tufano of Martin, Stephanie Bond and Jennifer Tufano, both of Chicago; and two grandchildren Davenne Grissom and Tommy Dale Morgan Jr.

Web site: murphyfuneralhome.net

 

 

Christine Sullivan

Christine Sullivan, 86, of Greenfield, died Saturday, March 12, 2011 at the Jackson-Madison County General Hospital, Jackson.

Services were held at 11 a.m. today at Williams Funeral Home Chapel of Greenfield with Bro. Joe Lusby officiating. Burial was in Morris Cemetery, Greenfield.

Ms. Sullivan was born March 17, 1924 in Greenfield, daughter of the late Robert Lee and Lillian E. Allen Sullivan. She worked at Martin Manufacturing Company and a member of First Baptist Church of Greenfield.

Survivors include one nephew, Danny Sullivan of Greenfield; and one niece, Mary Chandler of Big Sandy.

Web site: williamsfhofgreenfieldandgleason.com

Mary Jane Vincent

Mrs. Mary Jane Vincent, 91, of South Fulton, died Thursday, March 10, 2011 at Haws Memorial Rehab & Nursing Facility, Fulton, Ky.

Services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Hornbeak Funeral Home Chapel in Fulton with burial in Oak Grove Cemetery, Dukedom.

Mrs. Vincent was born Aug. 24, 1919 in Weakley County, daughter of the late Paul and Lelon Pentecost Kennedy. She was the widow of Minnice E. Vincent. She had worked for the Department of Human Services in Union City as a social worker and was a member of the South Fulton United Methodist Church.

Survivors include three daughters, Janice Lowry of Pilot Oak, Ky., Joy Ward of Desloge, Mo. and June Stinnett of Huntsville, Ala.; two sisters, Ann Waddell of Murfreesboro and Paula Hayse of Knoxville; six grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by one sister, Hope Kemp; and one grandson, Jeff Stinnett.

Memorials may be made to Jeff Stinnett Foundation, % Madison Academy, 326 Slaughter Rd., Madison, Ala. 35758, Jimmy Lowry Scholarship Fund, % Rita Lowry, Heritage Bank, 306 Lake St., Fulton, Ky. 42041 or South Fulton United Methodist Church, 205 Orchard Dr., South Fulton, TN 38257.

Condolences may be left online at www.hornbeakfuneralchapel.com. 

 

Allie Vaughn Winsett

Mrs. Allie Vaughn Winsett, 88, of Martin, died Friday, March 11, 2011 at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital, Jackson.

Services were held at 11 a.m. Monday at Murphy Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Elliott Linhoss officiating. Burial was in East Side Cemetery.

Eddie McClain, Joe White, Patrick Davis, Ricky Ezell and Brian Fuqua served as pallbearers.

Mrs. Winsett was born March 4, 1923 in Mt. Pelia, daughter of the late Loyd and Evie Tansil Vaughn. She was a graduate of Martin High School. She was the widow of Milburn Winsett. She formerly worked at Murphy Florist and C & R Drug Store and was a member of Central Baptist Church.

Survivors include one daughter-in-law, Marilyn Mathis of Louisville, Ky.; one niece and caregiver, Mylinda Tyner of Martin; two great-nieces, Laura Vaughn and Ellen Vaughn; and one great-great-niece, Ainsley Vaughn.

She was also preceded in death by one son, Richard Winsett; one brother, Wilson Vaughn; and one sister, Shirley Winsett.

Web site: murphyfuneralhome.net

 

Garvice Wilson Workman

Garvice Wilson Workman, 69, of Nashville, died Monday, March 7, 2011 at his residence

Services were held at 1 p.m. Thursday at Bowlin Funeral Home Chapel in Dresden with Bro. Nathan Horton officiating. Burial was in New Hope Cemetery, Latham.

Kenneth Dale Casey, Bobby Workman, Bobby D. Workman, Marty Wilson, Dale Hawks and Kenny Donoho served as pallbearers.

Workman was born Nov. 25, 1941 in Weakley County, son of Mrs. Virginia Sudberry of Martin and the late Oma Workman. He was a steel worker for Bayou Steel and a member of Unity General Baptist Church near Dresden.

Survivors also include one brother, Bobby Workman of Dresden; one niece, Elana Lynn Workman of Dresden; one nephew, Bobby D. Workman of Dresden; and a special cousin, Joan Alderdice of Dresden.

Web site: www.bowlinfuneralhome.com

wcp 3/15/11

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