Mr. John Rahilly, age 58, of the Plunketts Creek Community , died Sunday evening at Riverview Regional in Carthage. He is survived by: parents, Jack and Regina Rahilly of Lake Worth, Florida; sister, Tric Sarver and husband Earl of Lake Worth, Florida.
Mr. Rahilly will be cremated at Cumberland Family Services. A Memorial Service will be conducted at a later date in Lake Worth, Florida.
Mr. Max Grisham, age 69, of the Lock Seven Community, died Friday morning, March 16, at his home. He is survived by: 3 children, Lesley Logan of Lock Seven, Eric Grisham and wife Brandy of Mt. Juliet, Joanna Grisham and wife Jenny Harris of Clarksville; 5 grandchildren, Gracie Michelle Carver of Nashville, Harrison Logan of Lock Seven, Danielle Logan of Lock Seven, Xavier Grisham of Mt. Juliet, Ava Grisham of Mt. Juliet; mother of his children, Debbie Ray Hale of Watertown.
At his request, Mr. Grisham will be cremated at Cumberland Family Services. A Celebration of Life will be conducted on Sunday afternoon at 1:00 PM at the Carthage Chapel of Sanderson Funeral Home.
Visitation will be on Sunday only from 11:00 AM until 1:00 PM.
The family has requested memorials to the Nashville Rescue Mission or St. Judes Childrens Hospital.
Mr. Thomas Sheddan, age 83, of Fayetteville, Georgia, died Wednesday evening, March 14, at Piedmont Fayette in Georgia. He is survived by: wife, Sue Baker Sheddan; children, Thomas Dean Sheddan and wife Jo Ann of Ida, Arkansas, Debra Sue McKinley and husband Tom of Walnut, California, Kelly Lynn Roberts and husband Tom of Bedford, Texas, Leslie Ann Yarden of Fayetteville, Georgia; brother, Robert Sheddan and wife Liz of Connecticut, sister-in-law, Polly Baker Jones and husband Gary of Knoxville; 8 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren.
Mr. Sheddan is at the Carthage Chapel of Sanderson Funeral Home where his service will be conducted on Monday afternoon, March 19, at 1:00 PM. Edward L. Anderson will officiate. Interment in the Ridgewood Cemetery in Carthage.
Visitation will be on Monday only from 11:00 AM until service time at 1:00 PM.
Ms. Teresa Marie Turner, age 64, of Carthage, TN, passed away Saturday, March 17, 2018.
Teresa was born January 25, 1954 in Carthage, TN, the daughter of the late Chancellor Edward Myer Turner and Jane Coward Turner. She was also preceded in death by Two Sisters; Virginia Lee “Jennie” Turner and Cartherine Ann Turner Petrucelli.
Teresa graduated from Smith County High School in 1972 and immediately enrolled at MTSU to earn a certificate to become a court reporter. Starting work under her father even while in school, Teresa worked as a court reporter for over 40 years. Teresa was an antique enthusiast, and later she turned her love of antiques into a business, owning and operating Step Into the Past Antiques on the historic square in Carthage, TN for a number of years. Teresa also loved her animals and Rock Music, Stevie Nix in particular. She was an avid gardener and would often remark about having the first tomatoes in town each year. Teresa was a member of the First Baptist Church, Carthage.
Ms. Turner is survived by her Son; John Leftwich, Jr, of Smithville, TN. Sisters; Barbara Jane Maxwell and Husband, John of Carthage, TN, and Elizabeth Myer Cameron and Husband, Bill of Cookeville, TN. Uncle; Sam Coward of Cookeville, TN, and Niece; Virginia Ann “Anna” Maxwell.
The Family would like to extend a special thanks and utmost appreciation to Teresa’s caretakers who became like family: Clara Sadler, Anne Wallace, and Mary Wooten.
Celebration of Life Services for Ms. Turner will be held at a later date and will be announced once available.
In lieu of flowers, the Turner Family requests donations in Teresa’s memory be made to the Smith County Historical and Genealogical Society.
BASS FUNERAL HOME, CARTHAGE CHAPEL, DIRECTORS.
Mr. Raleigh Campbell, age 86 of Difficult, died Thursday morning, March 15, at Tennova Health Care in Lebanon. He is survived by: wife, Gaybe Campbell; children, Kenneth Campbell of Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, John Campbell and wife Marcellia of Phoenix, Arizona; twin sister, Molly Bowman of Hamilton, Ohio; mother-in-law, Dorothy Anderson of Hamilton, Ohio; nephew, Mark Baker and wife Linda of Elmwood; 7 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren.
Mr. Campbell is at the Carthage Chapel of Sanderson Funeral Home where his service will be conducted on Sunday afternoon, March 18, at 3:00 PM. Bro. Tim Frank will officiate. Interment in Rose Hill Burial Park in Hamilton, Ohio.
Visitation will be on Sunday only from 12:00 Noon until service time at 3:00 PM.
Mr. Claude “Skip” Hobbs, age 74, of Murfreesboro and formerly of Carthage, died Tuesday afternoon, March 13, at St. Thomas Rutherford in Murfreesboro. He is survived by: wife, Grace Ferrell Hobbs; children, Jeffery Hobbs and wife Kristina of Riddleton, Felicia Hobbs Thompson and husband Lonnie of Murfreesboro; 7 grandchildren, Jahniah Hobbs, Ah-Yokah Hobbs, Kaya Hobbs, Mavrik Hobbs, Destin Thompson and wife Brittany, Devin Thompson, Darius Thompson; 2 great-grandchildren, Araeya and Maddox Thompson; niece, Karen High of Kingston.
Mr. Hobbs is at the Carthage Chapel of Sanderson Funeral Home where his service will be conducted on Saturday afternoon, March 17, at 1:00 PM. Pastor Jesse Peters will officiate. Interment in the Smith County Memorial Gardens. Serving as active pallbearers are: Jeffery Hobbs, Lonnie Thompson, Jackie King, Destin Thompson, Preston Carter, Clifton Carter, Darius Thompson, C. W. High, Greg High. Serving as Honorary pallbearers are: Joe McAdoo, Mavrik Hobbs, Maddux Thompson.
Visitation will be on Saturday only from 11:00 AM until service time at 1:00 PM.
Mrs. Gladys Jewell Fuller King, age 89, of Brush Creek, TN, passed away Friday, March 9, 2018.
Mrs. Jewell was born May 23, 1928 in Brush Creek, TN, the daughter of the late Herman Green Fuller and Dulu Belle Agee Fuller. She married Clyde Turney King on June 21, 1952 and he preceded her in death on November 12, 2006. Mrs. King was also preceded in death by Brother; Halbert Franklin Fuller. She was a member of the Brush Creek Baptist Church. Mrs. Jewell worked at the Shirt Factory and for the Army Core of Engineer at Edgar Evins State Park at Center Hill Lake.
Mrs. King is survived by nieces and nephews and longtime caregiver; Max Messenger.
Funeral Services for Mrs. King are scheduled to be conducted from the Gordonsville Chapel of Bass Funeral Homes on Saturday, March 17, 2018 at 1PM with Billy Fuller officiating. Interment will follow in the Brush Creek Cemetery.
Visitation with the family will at the Gordonsville Chapel of Bass Funeral Homes on Friday, March 16, 2018 from 3PM until 7PM and again on Saturday, March 17, 2018 from 10AM until service time at 1PM.
BASS FUNERAL HOME, GORDONSVILLE CHAPEL, DIRECTORS.
Officer Joe Bowen, Badge #16, passed away on March 1, 2018 at age 28. Visitation is 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. Sunday, March 4th at Sellars Funeral Home, Lebanon TN. The Funeral Service, conducted by Brother David Lawson and Brother Chris McMillen, is 1 p.m. Monday, March 5, 2018 at Fairview Church (1660 Leeville Pike) Lebanon TN. Interment in Salem Cemetery, Liberty TN with full police honors. Pallbearers: Lebanon Police Department. Honorary Pallbearers: Beau Barnett, Wade Meyers, Stephen Barrett, Jacob Bowen, Chase Cantrell, Clint Halfacre, Brandon Deffendoll, Gray Parish, Eric Gray, Sean Tramel, and Matthew Holleman.
Joe had been a very devoted police officer for several years. He was a member of the Old Fashioned Freewill Baptist Church in Smithville. He is survived by wife Kim Bowen; children Katy Jo and Wesley Brock Bowen; parents Dwayne and Lisa Bogle Bowen; brother Jacob (Kayla) Bowen; uncle Mike Bowen; nephew Knox Bowen; in-laws Steven and Kathy Deffendoll; brothers and sisters-in law Brandon Deffendoll, Chris and Kristina McMillen; niece and nephew Lacey and Cole McMillen. He is preceded in death by grandparents Frank and Helen Bowen and Lemuel and Betty Bogle.
Memorial Donations will be accepted at Wilson Bank and Trust for the children’s scholarship fund. Sellars Funeral Home, Lebanon TN, 615.444.9393.
Little Miss Caroline Marie Stubbs, 3 day old infant daughter of Joshua and Katie Stubbs of Lebanon, TN, passed away on March 3, 2018.
Caroline is survived by her Parents; Josh and Katie Stubbs of Lebanon, TN. Siblings; Zackery, Kallie and Olivia Stubbs of Lebanon, TN. Grandparents; Gayle Mallicoat of Lebanon, TN, and Ralph and Veronica Mallicoat of Lebanon, TN. Great-Grandparents; J.R. and Lois Ann Wauford, Jr. of Lebanon, TN, and Jerry and Naomi Harrell of Arkansas.
Preceded in death by Grandparents; Tony and Sherrill Stubbs of Lebanon.
Graveside services and Interment for Miss Caroline are scheduled to be conducted at the Cedar Grove Cemetery on Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at 2PM. Family and friends will gather just prior to the graveside service at the Cedar Grove Cemetery.
BASS FUNERAL HOME, CARTHAGE CHAPEL, DIRECTORS.
Mr. Terry Garcia, age 69, of Carthage, died Thursday morning, March 1, at Centennial Medical Center in Nashville. He is survived by: wife, Darlene Garcia; son, Roy Garcia and wife Lynna of Pleasant Shade; mother, Delphine Colvin of Hot Springs, Arkansas; 3 grandchildren, Tim Garcia of Hartsville, Tonya Garcia of Lebanon, Roy Garcia Jr of Lebanon; great-grandchild, Emery Miles Davis; 2 brothers, Michael Garcia and wife Theresa of Brookfield, Illinois, Manuel Garcia Jr. and wife Laurie of Hot Springs, Arkansas; Mother-in-law, Nellie Hardcastle Price and husband Clifford of Carthage; Sister-in-law, Lorene O’Patchen of Carthage;
Cousins, Aunts, Uncles, Nieces and Nephews.
Mr. Garcia will be cremated at Cumberland Family Services. A Memorial Service will be conducted on Saturday, March 10, at 3:00 PM at the Carthage Chapel of Sanderson Funeral Home. Pastor David Martin will officiate.
Visitation will be on Saturday (March 10) only from 12:00 Noon until 3:00 PM.
Mrs. Sandy Williams, age 62, of Gallatin and long-time resident of Defeated Creek, died Friday morning, March 2, at UAB Medical Center in Birmingham, Alabama. She is survived by: husband, Mark Williams; 4 children, Chad Williams and wife Glenda of Tanglewood, Carl Williams and wife Amanda of Hendersonville, Jennifer Williams and fiancee’ Wil Robinson of Mt. Juliet, Casin Williams and wife Stephanie of Lebanon; mother, Patsy Taylor Kemp of Lebanon; brothers, Tim Kemp and wife Kathy of Lebanon, Tony Kemp of Lebanon; mother-in-law, Emogene Williams of Defeated Creek; 5 grandchildren, Austin and Abbi Williams, Jack and Anna Williams, Lyric Robinson.
Mrs. Williams is at the Carthage Chapel of Sanderson Funeral Home where her service will be conducted on Monday afternoon, March 5, at 1:00 PM. Eld. Ronnie Harrison and Eld. Kevin Harrison will officiate. Interment in the Cedar Grove Cemetery in Lebanon. Serving as pallbearers are: Matthew Kemp, Bryan Kemp, Kevin Craighead, Austin Williams, Donnie Kemp and Jordan Craighead.
Visitation will begin on Sunday afternoon from 1:00 PM until 6:00 PM and on Monday from 10:00 AM until service time at 1:00 PM.
The family has requested memorials to Tennessee Donor Services.
Mr. Claude Woods, age 74, of Clubb Springs, TN, passed away Tuesday, February 27, 2018.
Claude was born Sunday, November 7, 1943 at his parents’ home in the Buffalo Valley Community. He was one of four children born to the late Johnnie Henry Woods and Sadie Louise Bennett Woods. He was also preceded in death by a Brother; David Wilson Woods.
He attended Clubb Springs School and Gordonsville High School before getting his GED in 1987.
Claude was a member of the Army National Guard from 1964 until 1972.
On April 2, 1966 Claude was united in marriage to the former Jo Carolyn Gentry at the home of her parents in South Carthage, TN, by Bro. Phocian Gibbs. Carolyn preceded him in death in May of 2005 after 39 years of marriage.
In 1969, he began working for Cowin and Company, sinking the first mine shaft in Elmwood for the local zinc mine company (which has had many names since). This began a lifelong love of mining that lasted over 40 years until his retirement in 2012. Even after retirement he enjoyed talking mining with his former co-workers, especially his son and grandson.
Over the years, Claude developed many hobbies. He had a love of the outdoors, especially hunting and fishing. He enojoyed farming, wood working, and raising a garden every year. He loved “tinkering” with just about anything.
Clause is survived by Son; Gary Woods and wife Shelia of Clubb Springs, TN. Grandson; Kegan Woods and wife Keely of Salem, MO, Granddaughter; Kayla Radford and husband Brian of Clubb Springs, TN. One great-grandson; Killian Radford. Brother; James Woods of Clubb Springs, TN. Sister; Mildred Baker and husband David of Carthage, TN. Brother-in-Law; Roy Lee Gentry of Carthage, TN. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews and a very large mining family.
Funeral Services for Mr. Woods are scheduled to be conducted from the Gordonsville Chapel of Bass Funeral Homes on Friday, March 2, 2018 at 1PM with Bro. Jimmy Gregory officiating. Interment will follow in the Gordonsville Cemetery.
Visitation with the Woods family will be held at the Gordonsville Chapel of Bass Funeral Homes on Thursday from 11AM until 8PM and again on Friday from 10AM until the time of the service at 1PM.
The Woods family requests memorials in Mr. Claude’s memory be made to St. Jude’s Children Hospital.
BASS FUNERAL HOME, GORDONSVILLE CHAPEL, DIRECTORS.
Mr. Thomas Wilson Duncan, age 71 of Carthage, TN passed away Tuesday, February 27, 2018.
Mr. Duncan was born September 6, 1946 to the late Thomas and Mable Fisher Whitefield Duncan. Also preceding him in death is his first wife, Frances Dianne Ezen Duncan. Son; Thomas Ray Duncan. Grandchildren; Thomas Lee Duncan and Dianna Nicole Duncan. Brothers; Jessie James Duncan, Leo Duncan, Sr., and Donald Ray Duncan. He was married to Carolyn Sue Givens in 1989. He graduated Smith County High School in 1965 and worked at T.R.W. for 32 years. He was of the Baptist faith and a U.S. Army Veteran.
Mr. Duncan is survived by his wife of 28 years, Carolyn Duncan of Carthage, TN. Daughter; Tina Ann Duncan-Whittington of Carthage, TN. Three Grandchildren; Cody Martin (Jessica) Duncan, Ashley (Brice) Carr and Brittany Whittington. Four Great Grandchildren; Kinley Annamae Duncan, Nathan Azevedo, Alissa Ann-Marie Carr and Bruce Wayne Carr: Two Brothers; Jerry (Patricia) Duncan of Dixon Springs, TN and Claude (Deborah Joy) Duncan of Sykes, TN. Sister-in-law; Gertrude Duncan of Texas.
Funeral Services for Mr. Duncan are scheduled to be conducted from the Carthage Chapel of Bass Funeral Homes on Saturday, March 3, 2018 at 11AM with Bro. Bill Fowler officiating. Interment will follow in New Macedonia Cemetery.
Visitation with the Duncan family will be held at the Carthage Chapel of Bass Funeral Homes on Friday from 3PM until 8PM and again on Saturday from 9AM until the time of the service at 11AM.
In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made to help with burial expenses.
BASS FUNERAL HOME, CARTHAGE CHAPEL, DIRECTORS
Mr. Tommy Thompson, age 60, of Michie, TN and longtime resident of Chestnut Mound, died Tuesday morning, February 27, at Magnolia Regional Medical Center. He is survived by: 3 children, Todd Thompson of Carthage, David Thompson and wife Rachel of Gordonsville, Dustin Thompson of Chestnut Mound; sister, Janice Massey and husband George of Lebanon; brother, Phil Thompson and wife Cathey of Burkesville, Kentucky; 5 grandchildren, Jeremy Thompson, Brandon Thompson, David Thompson, Emma Thompson, Dustin Thompson Jr.
Mr. Thompson is at the Carthage Chapel of Sanderson Funeral Home. Graveside Service and Interment will be conducted on Thursday afternoon, March 1, at 1:00 PM at the Chestnut Mound Methodist Church Cemetery. Pastor Raymond Castillo will officiate. Serving as pallbearers are: Brandon Thompson, Jeremy Thompson, David Earl Thompson, J. T. Thompson, Dustin Thompson, David Thompson and Emma Thompson.
Visitation at the Carthage Chapel of Sanderson Funeral Home will be on Thursday only from 10:00 AM until leaving for the cemetery at 12:20 PM.
The family has requested memorials to Chestnut Mound Methodist Cemetery Mowing Fund.
Mrs. Judy Chilton, age 72, of Carthage, died Tuesday evening, February 26, at her home. She is survived by: daughters, Betty Chilton of Carthage, Marsha Chilton of Carthage, Amber Chilton of Carthage; 2 brothers, Moses Comstock of Carthage, Ernest Petty and wife Jan of Sykes; 5 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Chilton is at the Carthage Chapel of Sanderson Funeral Home. She will be cremated at Cumberland Family Services. A Memorial Service will be conducted at a later date.