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Mr. Roger Dale Fields

Mr. Roger Dale Fields, better known as RD, age 50, of Gordonsville, TN, passed away on Saturday, January 12, 2019.

Roger Dale was born October 16, 1968 in Nashville, TN. He attended Gordonsville High School. He was preceded in death by his parents; Martha Bennett Fields and Mitchell Fields. He is survived by one aunt; Mildred Jones of Gordonsville, TN, and several cousins. 

RD was cremated and Celebration of Life will be held at the Gordonsville Nazarene Church on Saturday, January 26, 2019 at 2PM. 

Visitation with the family and friends will be prior to the 2PM services. 

BASS FUNERAL HOME, GORDONSVILLE CHAPEL, DIRECTORS.

Mr. James Panipinto

Mr. James Panipinto

Mr. James Panipinto, age 96, of Mt. Juliet, died Sunday morning, January 20, 2019, at the Carrick Senior Living in Mt. Juliet.

He is survived by: children, Mary Robinson and husband Dan of Mt. Juliet, Judith Phelps and husband Bill of Avondale Estates, Georgia, James J. Panipinto Jr and wife Sue of Dallas, Texas; siblings, Elizabeth Rondinelli, Josephine Melling; 7 grandchildren, Elizabeth Robinson, Catherine Robinson, Chelsea Phelps Bethea, Taylor Phelps, Laura Panipinto, Elliott Panipinto, Libby Panipinto; 1 great-grandchild, Will Bethea.

Mr. Panipinto is at the Carthage Chapel of Sanderson Funeral Home.

He will be transferred to the Hardage-Giddens Funeral Home in Jacksonville, Florida for services and interment.

Mr. Cliff Roby

Mr. Cliff Roby

Mr. Cliff Roby, age 86, of Carthage, died Sunday morning, January 20, 2019, at Riverview Regional in Carthage.

He is survived by: 2 daughters, Denise Henry and husband Gerry of Defeated Creek, Kay McFarlane and husband David of Cedarville, Ohio; 2 sons, Steve Roby of Carthage, Greg Roby and wife Susan of Findlay, Ohio; 11 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren.

Mr. Roby is at the Carthage Chapel of Sanderson Funeral Home where his service will be conducted on Wednesday morning, January 23, at 11:00 AM.  Bro. Matt Davis will officiate.  Interment in the Smith County Memorial Gardens.

Family will serve as pallbearers.

Visitation will be on Tuesday from 3:00 PM until 7:00 PM and on Wednesday from 9:00 AM until service time at 11:00 AM.

Mr. Francis Edward Daniels

Mr. Francis Edward Daniels

Mr. Francis Edward Daniels, age 78, of Brush Creek, TN, passed away on Sunday, January 20, 2019.

Mr. Daniels was born September 6, 1940 in Rutland, Vermont, a son of the late Franklin Keller Daniels and Margaret Dorothy Lajoice. He was also preceded in death by Daughter; Barbara Daniels, Granddaughter; Paige Daniels, Brother; Norman Daniels, and Sister; Dorothy Margaret Page. He married Judy Ann Bishop on October 13, 1973.

Mr. Daniels worked as a truck driver and as a heavy equipment operator. He was also a longtime musician. Mr. Daniels liked fishing and loved music.

Mr. Daniels is survived by Wife of 45 years; Judy Daniels of Brush Creek, TN. Nine Children; Bonnie (Peter) Corsi of Rutland VT, Frank (Michelle) Daniels of Fairhaven, VT, Donna (George) Chamberland of Rutland, VT, Donald (Karin) Daniels of Pennsville, NJ, Ronnie Daniels of Brush Creek, TN, Randy Daniels of Pittsburgh, PA, Fred Daniels of Ft. McCallister, GA, Corey (Lauri) Daniels of Brush Creek, TN, and Kerby (Tabatha) Daniels of Gordonsville, TN. Numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren also survive.

Celebration of Life services for Mr. Daniels are scheduled to be conducted from the Gordonsville Chapel of Bass Funeral Homes on Friday, January 25, 2019 at 3PM with Jane Turner officiating.

Visitation with the Daniels Family will be on Friday from 12 noon until service time at 3PM.

Mr. Michael Lynn Linder

Mr. Michael Lynn Linder

Mr. Michael Lynn Linder, age 56, of Buffalo Valley, TN, passed away on Friday, January 18, 2019.

Mr. Linder was born December 17, 1962 in Jamestown, TN, a son of the late Shellie Sheldon Linder and Audie Nena King Linder. He was also preceded in death by Brother; Gerry Linder and Great-Nephew; Reece Turner.

He loved Nascar Racing, especially Dale Earnhardt. He was also a fan of the Boston Celtics, Chicago Bulls, and the Dallas Cowboys.

Mr. Linder is survived by Sister; Brenda (Dale) Pedigo of Buffalo Valley, TN. Nieces and Nephews; Shane (Valorie Heflin) Turner, Shaun (Barry Hitchcock) Turner, Ciera (Lee Hitchcock) Pedigo, Seth (Candice) Pedigo, Sonyia Linder, and Darrell Linder. Sixteen great nieces and nephews; Jordan, Cadin, Serenity, Isabella, Khloe, Alyssa, Summer, Maddalyn, Kash, Delilah, Colten, Brody, Logan, Isaiah, Alyiah, and Gabriel. Sister-in-Law; Marsha Linder Simmons.

Funeral Services for Mr. Linder are scheduled to be conducted from the Gordonsville Chapel of Bass Funeral Homes on Monday, January 21, 2019 at 7PM with Bro. Steve Warren officiating.

The Family will gather for Graveside Services and Interment on Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at 10AM at the Wright Cemetery off of Hwy 52 in Jamestown, TN.

Visitation with the Linder Family will be at the Gordonsville Chapel of Bass Funeral Homes on Monday from 3PM until 7PM.

The Family requests memorial donations be made to assist with funeral expenses.

Mrs. Ann Parkerson Williams

Mrs. Ann Parkerson Williams

Mrs. Ann Parkerson Williams, age 86, of the Nabors Hollow in Hickman, TN, passed away on Friday, January 18, 2019.

Mrs. Ann was born October 7, 1932 in Lancaster, TN, a daughter of the late James Roy Parkerson and Fannie Bell Moss Parkerson. She was also preceded in death by Brother-in-Law; Thomas L. Nixon. Mrs. Williams married James D. “Brownie” Williams on October 13, 1951 in Springfield, TN, and he preceded her in death on February 4, 2015.

Mrs. Williams was a 1951 graduate of Gordonsville High School. After high school she worked at the shirt factory and as a homemaker. Later she owned and operated Ann’s Antiques and Collectibles for several years. She was a Baptist.

Mrs. Williams is survived by Three Daughters; Dora Nash of Grant, TN, Kathy (Tommy) Spencer of Brookesville, FL, Lisa (Jason) Silcox of Carthage, TN, and Lynn (Tiffany) Williams of Lebanon, TN. Sister; Dorothy Nixon of Cookeville, TN. Brothers; Bill (Joyce) Parkerson of Lancaster, TN, and Jerry (Barbara) Parkerson of Knoxville, TN. Aunt; Robbie Lou Gass. Seven Grandchildren, and ten great-grandchildren, and one great-great grandchild. Five nieces and nephews also survive.

Funeral Services for Mrs. Williams are scheduled to be conducted from the Gordonsville Chapel of Bass Funeral Homes on Monday, January 21, 2019 at 1PM with Browning Maggart delivering the eulogy and Bro. Bill Parkerson officiating. Interment will follow in the Gordonsville Cemetery.

Visitation with the Williams Family will be at the Gordonsville Chapel of Bass Funeral Homes on Sunday from 2PM until 7PM and on Monday from 10AM until service time at 1PM.

Mr. Robert MacAger Smith

Mr. Robert MacAger Smith

Mr. Robert MacAger Smith, age 81, of Carthage, TN, and a longtime resident of Canton, GA, passed away on Thursday, January 17, 2019.

Mr. Smith was born June 25, 1937, in Coosa, GA, a son of the late Ives MacAger Smith and Stella Mae Hassell Smith. He was also preceded in death by three brothers and six sisters.

Mr. Smith owned and operated Etowah Motors for many years in Georgia until he retired. At one time, Mr. Smith operated Etowah Motors in five different cities across Georgia.

Mr. Smith is survived by Sons; Michael Smith of Marietta, GA, and Matthew (Jennifer) Smith of Marietta, GA. Daughter; Holley (Rodney) Aulridge of Carthage, TN. Six granddaughters, five grandsons, three great-granddaughters, and three great-grandsons also survive.

Funeral Services for Mr. Smith are scheduled to be conducted from the Carthage Chapel of Bass Funeral Homes on Monday, January 21, 2019 at 2PM with Bro. Ron Ralph officiating. Interment will follow in the Ridgewood Cemetery.

Visitation with the Smith Family will be at the Carthage Chapel of Bass Funeral Homes on Monday from 10AM until 2PM.

Mr. Brian Gibbs

Mr. Brian Gibbs

Mr. Brian Gibbs, age 34, of Carthage, died Thursday morning, January 17, 2019, in Gladstone, Oregon.

He is survived by:  son, Bryson Asselin of Pleasant View; mother, Kerrion Silcox and husband Tony of South Carthage; father, Maxie Gibbs Jr and wife Michelle of White House; brother, Sheldon Gibbs of Lock Seven; maternal grandmother, Martha Sanders of South Carthage, paternal grandmother, Sharon Fisher of Goodlettsville; maternal grandparents, Albert and Joyce Silcox of South Carthage; step-sister, Telesia Silcox of Lock Seven; 2 step-brothers, Justin and Joshua DeLaney of White House; step-sister, Rebecca DeLaney of White House; mother of son, Lexy Baker and husband Dustin of Pleasant View.

Mr. Gibbs will be at the Carthage Chapel of Sanderson Funeral Home pending arrival from Portland, Oregon.  Services will be conducted at the Carthage Chapel of Sanderson Funeral Home with Bro. Bill Parkerson and Bro. Jackie Dawson officiating.

Serving as pallbearers will be: Nick Payne,  Shayne Young, Stevie Cootes, Dale Francis, Lucas Cootes, Jimmy McClanahan, Robert Angel, Adam Young and Jeremy McClanahan.

Interment will be in the Smith County Memorial Gardens.

Times of visitation and service will be posted online and on the Sanderson Funeral Home obituary line when finalized.

Rev. Norman Pennington

Rev. Norman Pennington

Rev. Norman Pennington, age 84 of Gladeville, passed away Wednesday, January 16, 2019, at Summit Medical Center.

Born May 8, 1934, in Lawrenceburg, he is the son of the late Isaac Bertram and Pamelia Mae Chambers Pennington.  He received degrees from Martin College, MTSU, Vanderbilt University, and Candler School of Theology.  He taught in the Grundy County School System from 1975-2000.  He also was a United Methodist Pastor forty four years, having served the following churches: Bon Aqua, Rutherford Circuit, Palmer, Rock Springs in North, Georgia; McEwen, New Chapel, Monteagle, Estill Springs, Westmoreland, Alexandria, Brush Creek, New Middleton, Monterey, Palmer, Fountain Grove-Mt. Carmel, Coalmont, and Coalmont-Palmer.  He was a member of Gladeville United Methodist Church.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Joyce Phillips Pennington on February 26, 2008; infant brother, William James Pennington; brother, I. B. Pennington Jr. and a sister, Alberta Mae Youree.

He is survived by two children: Jeff N. Pennington and Jane (Lyndon) LaFevers; four grandchildren, Logan (Reanna) LaFevers, Lauren LaFevers (Wesley) Flatt, Jessica Pennington, and Joshua Pennington; great grandchildren: Levon & Louella LaFevers, Elijah Dawson & Liza Jane Flatt, Chloe Pennington, and another great grandson due in April.

Honorary pallbearers: Elijah Dawson Flatt & Levon LaFevers

Active pallbearers: Jeff Pennington, Joshua Pennington, Lyndon LaFevers, Logan LaFevers, Wesley Flatt, Wayne Etheridge, and Kenneth Harris.

Funeral services for Rev. Norman Pennington were conducted at 3:00 P.M. on Friday, January 18, 2019, at Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home in Lebanon, Tennessee, with Bro. Brad Holliman officiating.  Interment followed at Caraway Cemetery in Gladeville.  Visitation was held on Thursday from 4-7 PM and on Friday after 1 PM at Ligon & Bobo.

LIGON & BOBO FUNERAL HOME of Lebanon | (615)444-2142 |  www.ligonbobo.com

Mr. Allen Gageby

Mr. Allen Gageby, age 67, of Flatrock, died Friday afternoon, January 11, 2019,  at Riverview Regional in Carthage.

He is survived by: wife, Theresa Gageby; sister, Mary Rayburn of Murfreesboro.

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

Mr. Kenneth Perdue

Mr. Kenneth Perdue

Mr. Kenneth Perdue, age 78, of South Carthage, died Tuesday, January 8, 2019, at Summit Medical Center.

He is survived by: wife, Virginia Moore Perdue; daughter, Rebecca Parman and fiance’ Kenneth Norman of Lebanon; son, Dewey Perdue and wife Marcia of Murfreesboro; step-children, Tonya Rushing and husband Greg of Carthage, Tracy George and wife Susie of Lebanon, Amy Owens and husband Dean of Richland, MS, Lori Dungan and husband Robert of Jacksonville, FL., 14 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandchild.

A Memorial Service will be conducted at the Carthage Chapel on Saturday, January 12, at 4:00 PM.  David Donegan will present the eulogy.

Visitation on Saturday only from 2:00 PM until service time at 4:00 PM.

Mrs. Faye Gibbs Webster

Mrs. Faye Gibbs Webster

Mrs. Faye Gibbs Webster, Age 93, of Springfield, TN, passed away Tuesday, January 1, 2019.

Faye was born September 28, 1925 in Stonewall, Tennessee. A graduate of Tennessee Technological University, she taught business in high schools in Gordonsville, Belle Glade, Florida, and Griffin, Georgia. She was an Adult Education teacher in Memphis before moving to Springfield in 1959.

She is preceded in death by her parents, L.B. and Vade Smith Gibbs, husband, Dr. Raymond H Webster, son, Raymond H Webster, Jr. (Ray) and grandson, Patrick Webster. She is survived by daughter Wenda Webster Fischer and husband Chuck; grandsons Raymond H Webster III (Trey) and Sarah Wilson and Robert J Webster (Rob) and wife Shyane; granddaughter Chastyn S Webster and great-grandson Bennett P Webster.

Celebration of Life graveside services are scheduled to be conducted at the Gordonsville Cemetery on Saturday, January 19, 2019, at 2PM with Bro. Jerry Wallace officiating. 

Visitation with the Webster Family will be on at the Gordonsville Chapel of Bass Funeral Homes on Saturday from 1PM until departure for the cemetery. 

The Family requests memorial donations be made to the Springfield United Methodist Church. 

BASS FUNERAL HOME, GORDONSVILLE CHAPEL, DIRECTORS.

Mr. Bobby Dawson

Mr. Bobby Dawson

Mr. Bobby Dawson, age 82, of Carthage, died Saturday morning, January 5, 2019, at Signature Health Care in Algood.

He is survived by wife, Monte Dawson; 2 sons, Jimmy Dawson and wife Lynn of Cookeville; Jackie Dawson and wife Donna of Riddleton; 5 grandchildren, Rebecca Brown and husband Johnny R., Matthew Dawson, Jesse Dawson, Isabella and Gabriella Dawson; 7 great-grandchildren, Cooper, Parker, Tucker, Tanner, Asher, River and Shephard.

Mr. Dawson is at the Carthage Chapel of Sanderson Funeral Home where his service will be conducted on Monday afternoon, January 7, at 1:00 PM.  Bro. Jackie Dawson and Bro. Johnny Ray Brown will officiate.  Interment in the Smith County Memorial Gardens.

Serving as pallbearers are: Steve Dawson, Mark Dawson, Billy Dawson, Daniel Dawson, Randy Dawson, Mike Ingram, Eric Ingram, Jared Dillehay.

Visitation will begin on Sunday afternoon from 2:00 PM until 5:00 PM and on Monday from 11:00 AM until service time at 1:00 PM.

The family has requested memorials to: Carthage Full Gospel Church or Smith County Habitat for Humanity or Smith County Help Center.

Mr. Harry Pence

Mr. Harry Pence, age 72, of Popes Hill, died Sunday morning, January 6, 2019, at his home.

He is survived by: wife, Anna Pence; 2 brothers.

Mr. Pence is at the Carthage Chapel of Sanderson Funeral Home. Private interment in the Ridgewood Cemetery in Carthage.  No formal services are scheduled.

Mr. B. F. “Burr Lee” Wilkerson

Mr. B. F. “Burr Lee” Wilkerson, age 89, of Brush Creek, died Friday morning, January 4, 2019, at Riverview Regional in Carthage.

He is survived by: wife, Nancy Wilkerson; children, Cheree Hunt and husband Paul of South Carthage, Rhonda Mofield and husband Tim of Rawls Creek, Luann Ferrell and husband Charles of Short Mountain, Keith Sanders and wife Beth of Short Mountain; 12 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren.

Mr. Wilkerson will be cremated at Cumberland Family Services and at his request no service will be conducted at this time.

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