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Mrs. Doris White Glover

Mrs. Doris White Glover

Mrs. Doris White Glover, age 89, of South Carthage, died Tuesday morning, September 17, 2019, at Riverview Regional in Carthage.

She is survived by: sons, Roger Glover and wife Genia of Springfield, Ronnie Glover of South Carthage; grandson, Randy Glover and wife Kristie of South Carthage; great-grandson, Taylor Glover and great-granddaughter, Ashlyn Glover both of Carthage; sister, Melba Bush of Maggart.

Mrs. Glover is at the Carthage Chapel of Sanderson Funeral Home where her service will be conducted on Friday morning, September 20, at 11:00 AM.  Bro. Scott Ezell and Bro. Clay Tincher will officiate.  Interment in the Smith County Memorial Gardens.

Serving as active pallbearers are: John A. Bush Jr.,  John Taylor Bush, Michael Huff, Allen Huff, Roger Grisham, Ronnie Scudder.

Visitation will begin on Thursday afternoon from 1:00 PM until 8:00 PM and on Friday from 9:00 AM until service time at 11:00 AM.

Mrs. Peggy Fisher Stanage

Mrs. Peggy Fisher Stanage

Mrs. Peggy Fisher Stanage, age 59, of Pea Ridge, died Sunday morning, September 15, 2019, at St. Thomas West in Nashville.

She is survived by: husband, Allen Stanage; daughter, Paige Stanage of Cookeville; siblings, Rita Cummings of Carthage, Pam Schaffnit of Smithville, Les Fisher and wife Kim of Carthage; numerous nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Stanage is at the Carthage Chapel of Sanderson Funeral home where her service will be conducted on Wednesday morning, September 18, at 11:00 AM.  Eld. Rickey Hall will officiate.  Interment in the Smith County Memorial Gardens.

Serving as active pallbearers are:  Kenneth Watt, Patrick Lancaster, Jacob Lancaster, Brandon Fisher, Joseph Fisher, Drew Gentry;  Honorary pallbearers are: Chris Massey, Riverview Regional Employees.

Visitation will begin on Tuesday afternoon from 3:00 PM until 8:00 PM and on Wednesday from 9:00 AM until service time at 11:00 AM.

Mr. Jerry Wayne Preston

Mr. Jerry Wayne Preston

Mr. Jerry Wayne Preston, age 74, of Gordonsville, TN passed away Saturday, September 14, 2019.

Mr. Preston was born January 26, 1945 in Gordonsville, TN, a son of the late James Washington Preston and Ruby Elizabeth Rollins Preston. He married Betty Claridy Preston and she preceded him in death on June 15, 2015. He was also preceded by Three Brothers; Dewey Preston, Charles Preston, and Jimmy (Crow) Preston. Two Sisters; Linda Wells and Thelma Jean Pope. Granddaughter; Maryann Cabrera.

Mr. Preston is survived by Sons; Jeff (Alisha) Preston of Gordonsville, TN, and Jason (Megan) Preston of Gordonsville, TN. Four grandchildren; Hunter Preston, Elizabeth Preston, Will (Joleen) Cabrera, and Shane Hudson. Great-grandson; John Ireland. Two Sisters; Darlene (J.T.) Alvis of Lebanon, TN, and Rebecca Malone of Gordonsville, TN. Several nieces and nephews.

Celebration of Life for Mr. Preston will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to assist with medical and funeral expenses.

BASS FUNERAL HOME, GORDONSVILLE CHAPEL, DIRECTORS

Mr. Michael Sean Carroll

Mr. Michael Sean Carroll

Mr. Michael Sean Carroll, age 47, passed away Friday, September 13, 2019. 

Michael was born November 5, 1971. He was a lover of poetry, which he wrote. He was known by many as someone who could fix anything. He was a good friend to many and well loved by family, friends, and coworkers. 

His beloved grandmother, Mayme Johnson, and his father, Terry Lee Carroll, preceded Michael in death. Michael is survived by brother, Charlie Carroll, sister, Christy (Jeremy) Smith, stepmother, Bettie Carroll, and many nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts, and uncles. 

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, September 28 from 4 to 6 pm at Immanuel Baptist Church in Murfreesboro. There will be a short message given by Brother Dave Brown at 5:30. 

The family requests everyone who knew Michael to please come and share your memories. 

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations for final expenses. 

Mr. Robert Smith

Mr. Robert Smith

Mr. Robert Smith, of Mt. Juliet, Tennessee, passed away on Thursday, September 12, 2019 at age 90. The Funeral Service, conducted by Timmy Bennett and Shane Smith, will be held on Monday, September 16, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel of Sellars Funeral Home at Mt. Juliet. Interment will follow the service with Military Honors in Mt. Juliet Memorial Gardens with family members serving as pallbearers.

The family will receive friends on Sunday, September 15 from 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. and on Monday, September 16 from 1:00 p.m. until service time at 2:00 p.m.

Mr. Smith was born on March 27, 1929 in Gordonsville, Tennessee, to the late Grover Cleveland and Alice Watts Smith. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by wife, Geraldine Smith; daughter, Patricia McClendon; brothers, Frank Smith and Jerry Smith; sister, Sarah Lou Payne. He is survived by daughter, Donna Smith; grandchildren, Rod McClendon and Nikki (Tony) Thomas; great – grandchildren, Laura McClendon, Austin McClendon, Leeann McClendon, and Hayley Thomas; sisters, Rosie (TJ) Jones and Betty Jo Jones; brother, Troy (Estella) Smith; sister – in – laws, Lucille Smith and Sarah Smith.

Arrangements by Sellars Funeral Home at Mt. Juliet, 2229 N. Mt. Juliet Road, Mt. Juliet, TN 37122, 615-758-5459, obituary line 615-758-8818, www.sellarsfuneralservices.com.

Mr. Marvin Neal Grisham

Mr. Marvin Neal Grisham

Mr. Marvin Neal Grisham, age 86, of Gordonsville, TN, passed away Thursday, September 12, 2019.

Mr. Grisham was born November 22, 1932 in the Horseshoe Bend Community of Smith County, TN, a son of the late Carl Grisham and Lillian Virginia Bogle Grisham. He was also preceded in death by step-mother; Ruby Bush Grisham, Wife; Ora Lee Betty Frances Madewell Grisham, and Sons; Hugh Edward Harvey Grisham and Marvin Cornelius “Neal” Grisham. Mr. Grisham worked for Welsh for several years and then worked for Bonnell Aluminum until retirement. He attended the Church of God Family Worship Center.

Mr. Grisham is survived by Companion of thirty years; Frances Rollins of Gordonsville, TN. Children; Lillian (Clarence) Davis of Brush Creek, TN, Ruby Marie (Paul) Harris of Pig Branch, TN, Billy (Candy) Grisham of Granville, TN, Betty (Phillip) Hix of Grant, TN, and Mary Sue Grisham of Carthage, TN. Ten grandchildren and nineteen great-grandchildren.

Funeral Services for Mr. Grisham are scheduled to be conducted from the Gordonsville Chapel of Bass Funeral Homes on Saturday, September 14, 2019 at 2PM with Bro. Bobby Peoples officiating. Interment will follow in the Mt. Zion Cemetery in the Sullivan’s Bend Community.

Visitation with the Grisham Family will be at the Gordonsville Chapel of Bass Funeral Homes on Saturday from 11AM until service time at 2PM.

BASS FUNERAL HOME, GORDONSVILLE CHAPEL, DIRECTORS

Mrs. Lettie Davis

Mrs. Lettie Davis

Mrs. Lettie Davis, age 83 of Hogans Creek, died Thursday morning, September 12, 2019, at Riverview Regional in Carthage.

She is survived by: grandson, Joseph E. Bradley V and wife Brandy of Hogans Creek; great-grandchildren, Kalee Bradley and Maddux Read Bradley; son, Joe Davis Jr. of the Phillipines.

Mrs. Davis is at the Carthage Chapel of Sanderson Funeral Home where her service will be conducted on Friday afternoon, September 20 at 3:00 PM.  Minister Preston Carter will officiate.  Kalee Bradley will present the eulogy. Interment in the McKinley Memorial Gardens.

Serving as active pallbearers are: Joseph Bradley V, Maddux Read Bradley, Davis Gist, Elliot Evans, Quin Seay, Terry Seay.

Viewing on Thursday afternoon from 4:00 PM until 6:00 PM at Braden United Methodist Church and visitation on Friday at Sanderson Funeral Home from 1:00 PM until service time at 3:00 PM.

Mr. James Richard Carter

Mr. James Richard Carter

Mr. James Richard Carter, age 61, of Stonewall, TN, passed away Monday, September 9, 2019 at his home.

James was born on September 5, 1958, son of Geraldine Cummings Carter and the late Hosea Carter, Sr. He was also preceded in death by Brother; Hosea Carter, Jr, and Paul Wallace Carter. After graduating Gordonsville High School in 1976, James spent time in the Military.

James was a man who loved his family and was always there to help in any situation. He loved sports, especially football and basketball. James had a good heart and always said what was on his mind. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.

Mr. Carter is survived by Two Step-Daughters; Tiamera Sadler of Carthage, TN, and Tierra Sadler of Carthage, TN. Mother; Geraldine Cummings Carter of Stonewall, TN. Four Brothers; Herbert F. Carter of Detroit, MI, Ronald (Carolyn) Carter of Stonewall, TN, Donald Carter of Stonewall, TN, and Dwight (Elizabeth) Carter of Stonewall, TN. Three very close nephews; Christian, Elijah, and Antonia Carter. One very close niece; Brooklyn Carter. Other close nephews; Clifton, Maurice, and Preston Carter. Three close nieces; Stacey Maynard, Leslie Williams, and Kimberly Carter. Aunts; Eunice Shockley of Sparta, TN, and Earline Martin of Greensboro, NC. A host of other relatives and friends also survive.

Funeral Services for Mr. Carter are scheduled to be conducted from the Gordonsville Chapel of Bass Funeral Homes on Friday, September 13, 2019 at 3PM. Interment will follow in the Ballard’s Chapel Cemetery.

Visitation with the Family will be at the Gordonsville Chapel of Bass Funeral Homes on Friday from 1PM until service time at 3PM.

BASS FUNERAL HOME, GORDONSVILLE CHAPEL, DIRECTORS

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Mr. Joshua Vaughn Barnett

Mr. Joshua Vaughn Barnett

Joshua Vaughn Barnett, age 31, of Lebanon, TN, passed away Saturday, September 7, 2019.

Josh was born May 28, 1988 in Nashville, TN, son of the late Terry Vaughn Barnett and Tonya Woodard Vantrease. He was a 2006 graduate of Lebanon High School. Josh worked for Houndstooth Grooming and Boarding and Dillon Cabinet Shop.

Josh was an avid kayaker and loved all things outdoors: camping, hiking, fishing, and water sports.

Josh often said he wanted to live life simple. But in life he was anything but simple – he had an audacious, full of life personality. He was a daredevil. Josh told jokes, laughed a lot, and was always so funny. He was mischievous and was a prankster. Josh loved his music loud and scary movies. He was a helping hand to all who knew him. He lived his life big and he will be greatly missed.

Josh is survived by Aunts; Tammie M. Crawford and husband Roger of Pigeon Roost, TN, and Missy Brown of Brush Creek, TN. Cousins; Jay Russell and Emily Shivers, Chealsea (Michael) Sherrill, Hailey Crawford (Luke) Pierce, and Raven Brown (Shane) Fuson. Second cousins; Kainan Sherrill, Beckett Sherrill, Carson Fuson, and Evie Fuson. Special friend; Harley Jones of Lebanon, TN.

Celebration of Life Services are scheduled to be conducted from the Gordonsville Chapel of Bass Funeral Homes on Friday, September 20, 2019 from 3PM until 5PM.

The family requests to please come and share your memories of Josh. He would have loved for you to come as you are – no formality – outdoor clothing, flip flops, boots, and shorts.

BASS FUNERAL HOME, GORDONSVILLE CHAPEL, DIRECTORS

Mr. Greg Womack

Mr. Greg Womack

 

Mr. Greg Womack, age 60, of South Carthage, TN, passed away Friday, September 6, 2019.

Mr. Womack was born July 1, 1959 in Allentown, PA, a son of Cindy Hill Womack Lewis and the late Joseph Womack. He was also preceded in death by Brother; Jeff Womack. Greg worked as a roofer. He attended the Church of God of Prophecy Family Worship Center.

Mr. Womack married Jackie Peach on August 15, 1988.

Mr. Womack is survived by wife of 31 years; Jackie Peach Womack of South Carthage, TN. Children; Adam Womack, Jeremy Womack, Lee Hall, Pam Cortez, Terrie Jackson, and Brad Hall. Fourteen grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Mother; Cindy Lewis of McMinnville, TN. Brother; Eric Womack.

Funeral Services for Mr. Womack are scheduled to be conducted from the Gordonsville Chapel of Bass Funeral Homes on Sunday, September 8, 2019 at 2PM with Bro. Bobby Peoples officiating. Interment will follow in the Gordonsville Cemetery.

Visitation with the Family will be at the Gordonsville Chapel of Bass Funeral Homes on Sunday from 10AM until service time at 2PM.

BASS FUNERAL HOME, GORDONSVILLE CHAPEL, DIRECTORS

Mrs. Phyllis G. Wordinger

Mrs. Phyllis G. Wordinger

July 29, 1926-September 6, 2019

Phyllis G. Wordinger, 93, formerly of South Bend, IN,  passed away on Friday, September 6, 2019 in Hartsville, TN.

Phyllis was born on July 29, 1926 in South Bend, IN as the daughter of Frederick and Edith (Landry) Stanage. She married Thomas Caparell on March 17, 1946 in Georgia and later went on to marry Otho Wordinger, on February 14, 1976 in South Bend, IN. Otho preceded her in death on August 1, 2001. She was also preceded in death by her parents; siblings, Ethel Hickman, Phillip Stanage, Marie Sandefur, Richard Stanage, Robert Stanage, Kenneth Stanage and Frederick Stanage as well as her former husband, Thomas Caparell.

Surviving Phyllis are her sons, Donald (Kelly) Caparell; Gary Wordinger and daughter Sue (Robert) Schaffner; five grandchildren, Keldon, Hillary, Ann, Thomas, and Shawn; five great grandchildren, Kollin, Kayle, Kyle, Kelsey and Courtney; great-great grandchildren Roan, Macie, Oliver, and Caroline; her sister, Arvilla “Pat” Landreth as well as many other extended family members.

Phyllis worked as the head hostess for the Morris Inn on the University of Notre Dame’s campus for 33 years before retiring in 1988. During her tenure she welcomed seven Presidents and other dignitaries.

Family and friends may visit on Thursday, September 12 from 4 to 8 p.m. in Hahn Funeral Home, 505 W. 8th Street Mishawaka and one hour prior to the service. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, September 13 in Hahn Funeral Home. Memorial contributions can be made in Phyllis’s name to St. Joseph County VA Clinic, 1540 Trinity Pl, Mishawaka, IN 46545.

To leave the family an online condolence, please visit www.hahnfuneralhomes.com.

Mrs. Doris White

Mrs. Doris White

Mrs. Doris White, age 86, of New Middleton, died Wednesday morning, September 4, 2019, at her home.

She is survived by: daughters, Tina Brown and husband Rusty of Hilton Head, South Carolina, Kim Winfree and husband Ricky of Carthage, Penny White Baumann and husband John of Hermitage; granddaughter, Chesleigh Winfree Fields and husband Jared of Knoxville; brother, Jimmy Spangler and wife Virginia of Oak Ridge; great- granddaughter, Averie Bryn Fields.

Mrs. White is at the Carthage Chapel of Sanderson Funeral Home where her service will be conducted on Thursday afternoon, September 5 at 3:00 PM.  Bro. Mark Stinnett and Bro. B. J. Thomason will officiate.  Interment in the Gordonsville Cemetery.

Serving as active pallbearers are: Paul Donald Pope, Grey Carson, Danny Baker, Luke Stinnett, Eric Stinnett, Steven Long, Jimmy Winfree, David Scudder, David Landreth.

Visitation will be on Thursday only from 1:00 PM until service time at 3:00 PM.

The family has requested memorials to the New Middleton Baptist Church.

Mr. Ernie Jakes

Mr. Ernie Jakes

Mr. Ernie Jakes, age 67 of Elmwood, died Tuesday morning, September 3, 2019, at his home.

He is survived by; wife, Valerie Jakes; sons, Elliott Sean Jakes and wife Heather of Joelton, Ernest Stillwell Jakes Jr of Elmwood; granddaughter, Whitley June Jakes; niece, Kristen Lee and husband Jeff of Gallatin.

Mr. Jakes will be cremated at Cumberland Family Services.  No services are planned at this time.

Mr. Raymond Lackey

Mr. Raymond Lackey

Mr. Raymond Lackey, age 36, of the Russell Hill Community, died Monday afternoon, September 2, 2019, at Riverview Regional in Carthage.

He is survived by: wife, Angel Washer Lackey; mother, Glenda Lackey of McMinnville; father and mother -in-law, Bobby and Jada Sutton Washer of Defeated Creek; 2 sisters, Diane Ferrell and husband Gary of McMinnville, Ruby Lackey of Manchester; 2 brothers, John Lackey of McMinnville, Lonnie (Bucky) Lackey of McMinnville; brother and sister-in-law, Joey Washer and wife Stephanie of South Carthage; 6 nephews, 1 niece.

Mr. Lackey is at the Carthage Chapel of Sanderson Funeral Home where his service will be conducted on Thursday afternoon, September 5, at 1:00 PM.  Bro. Jackie Dillehay will officiate.  Interment in the Defeated Creek Memorial Gardens.

Serving as pallbearers are: Damien Bradley, Gary Ferrell, Derrick Ferrell, Bill Elliott, Nathan Crowder, Jonathan Evans, Anthony Murphy, Donnie Pippin.

Visitation will begin on Wednesday afternoon at 3:00 PM until 8:00 PM and on Thursday from 9:00 AM until service time at 1:00 PM.

The family has requested memorials to assist with funeral expenses or to the American Diabetic Association.

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