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Cheryl Lynn Spears

Cheryl Lynn Spears

Cheryl Lynn Spears – Age 65 of Lyles, TN. June 21, 2022. Survived by daughter, Rikki Spears; son, Nicholas Daniel (Sara) Turner; grandchildren, Niki Turner, Makenzie Turner, Tanner Gay and Destinee Turner; sister, Diane Sherman; and brother, Charles Edward Adams.

Celebration of Life will be Monday, June 27, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. (visitation 11 a.m.-1 p.m.) at the Carthage Chapel of Bass Funeral Home, 807 N. Main Street, Carthage, TN 37030.

Mrs. Reba Mulle

Mrs. Reba Mulle

Mrs. Reba Muller, age 84 of Lock Seven, died Saturday evening, June 18 at her home. She is survived by children, Melissa Swann and husband Clay of Lock Seven, Barbara Dillingham of Lyles, Sam Boring of Whites Creek; sister, Alice Langford and husband Verlin of Knoxville; 7 grandchildren, Jesse Swann, Jenna Gravley and husband Kyle, Ricky Dillingham and wife Cynthia, Daniel Dillingham, Kristy Dillingham, Crystal Walker, Danielle Paige; 12 great-grandchildren.

No formal services are scheduled at this time.

Ms. Tammy Harville Hailey

Ms. Tammy Harville Hailey

Ms. Tammy Harville Hailey, age 57 of the Tanglewood Community, died Sunday morning, June 19 at her home. She is survived by: son, Daniel Hailey of Tanglewood; boyfriend of 19 years, Ted Stout of Tanglewood; mother, Judy Morgan of Gallatin; sister, Debbie Bradley and husband Anthony of Gallatin.

Ms. Hailey is at the Carthage Chapel of Sanderson Funeral Home where her service will be conducted on Thursday afternoon, June 23 at 1:00 PM. Eld. Stephen Brooks will officiate. Interment in the Smith County Memorial Gardens. Serving as pallbearers are: Chris Steele, Anthony Bradley, Timmy Bradley, Joe Wright, Jaydon Poston, Jason Baxter.

Visitation will be on Thursday only from 11:00 AM until service time at 1:00 PM.

Mr. David Biggs

Mr. David Biggs

Mr. David Biggs, age 52 of Gordonsville, TN, passed away on Sunday, June 19, 2022.

Mr. Biggs was born May 11, 1970 in Nashville, TN.

David was a devoted father, husband, son, and friend. There was nothing he loved more than spending time with his family and LSU football. He was a selfless man and those he loved, he loved with his whole heart.

David is survived by his Wife; Jessica Dillard Biggs. Children; Dianna Biggs and Jackson Biggs. Mother; Betty Tidwell.

Celebration of life services for Mr. Biggs are scheduled to be conducted on Wednesday, June 22, 2022 at 11AM at the Gordonsville Nazarene Church with Bro. Shane Smith officiating.

Visitation with the family will be at the Gordonsville Nazarene Church on Wednesday from 9AM until service time at 11AM.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to Jackson Biggs college fund.

Mrs. Kathy Wright

Mrs. Kathy Wright

Mrs. Kathy Wright, age 68 of the Hiwassee Community, died Saturday afternoon, June 18 at Vanderbilt Wilson in Lebanon. She is survived by husband, Paul Wright; 2 sons, Tim Wright and wife Shelby, Jason Wright and wife Michelle all of the Hiwassee Community, sister, Susan Carver and husband James of Hiwassee; 2 brothers, David Winfree of Hiwassee, Kenny Winfree and wife Diane of Birmingham, Alabama; 5 grandchildren, Casey Wright, Corey Wright, Diana Trice, Sydney Wright, Olivia Wright; 4 great-grandchildren, Kaden Trice, Maddox Trice, Heath Trice, Makayla Wright.

Mrs. Wright is at the Carthage Chapel of Sanderson Funeral Home. A Memorial Service will be conducted on Friday afternoon, June 24 at 3:00 PM. Bro. Jimmy Gregory will officiate. Private interment will be in the Whitley-Denney Cemetery on the family farm.

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

The family has requested memorials to the Rome Church of Christ.

Ms. Nicole Antoinette Smith

Ms. Nicole Antoinette Smith

Ms. Nicole Antoinette Smith, age 50 of Gordonsville, TN, passed away on Tuesday, June 14, 2022.

Ms. Smith was born January 19, 1972 in Omaha, NE, a daughter of the late Arthur Chester Case and Carol Ann Snyder. She was also preceded in death by Sister; Donna Rife and Barbara Godfrey. Nicole was a graduate of Reuther High School in Wisconsin. She worked at Keystop in Gordonsville for over 25 years.

Ms. Smith is survived by Children; Richard Harp of Carthage, TN, Brittany (Jamin) Malone of Carthage, TN, and Jasmine Smith of Gordonsville, TN. Fiance; Anthony Stallings of Gordonsville, TN. Siblings; Mike (Amanda) Snyder, Patrick (Lynn) Davenport, Mary (Ken) Barrett, David (Jody) Dome, Arthur Case, and John Case. Grandchildren; Kaylee, Kora, Kimani, Lacy, Jordyn, and Kannan.

Funeral services for Ms. Smith are scheduled to be conducted at the Gordonsville Chapel of Bass Funeral Homes on Saturday, June 18, 2022 at 1PM. Interment will follow in the Gordonsville Cemetery.

Visitation with the family will be at the Gordonsville Chapel of Bass Funeral Homes on Friday from 2PM until 8PM and on Saturday after 10AM until service time at 1PM.

The family requests memorials be made to assist with the funeral expenses.

Mrs. Maude Williams Webster

Mrs. Maude Williams Webster

Mrs. Maude Williams Webster, age 89 of Madison died Monday afternoon, June 13 at Brookdale Assisted Living in Sumner County. She is survived by: 2 daughters, Nanci Cross and husband Roy T. Wueatherholt of White House, Cindia Bush and husband James Larry of Goodlettsville; brother, Wade S. Williams and wife Suzanne of Cane Ridge; 3 grandchildren, Lyle W. Cross and wife Christina Mitchell of Hendersonville, Allen Bush and wife Laura of Goodlettsville, Michelle All and husband Mark of Hendersonville; 5 great-grandchildren, Aiden Cross, Jalen All, Brody All, Zander Bush, Gunner Bush.

Services will be conducted on Friday afternoon at 2:00 PM at the Parkway Baptist Church, 505 Cunniff Parkway in Goodlettsville.
Brother Bobby Webb will officiate .Family and friends will assemble at Hermitage Memorial Gardens on Shute Lane in Hermitage for a 11:00 AM Saturday Graveside Service.

Visitation will be on Friday only at the Parkway Baptist Church from 12:00 noon until service time at 2:00 PM.

Mrs. Mary Lou Fitzpatrick

Mrs. Mary Lou Fitzpatrick

Mrs. Mary Lou Fitzpatrick, age 81 of Gordonsville, died Sunday evening, June 12 at Smith County Health Care. She is survived by: sons, Eddie Fitzpatrick and wife Sherry of Flat Rock, Scotty Fitzpatrick and wife Leslie of Riddleton.

Mrs. Fitzpatrick is at the Carthage Chapel of Sanderson Funeral Home where her service will be conducted on Wednesday morning, June 15 at 11:00 AM. Eld. Rickey Hall will officiate. Entombment in the Smith County Memorial Gardens. Serving as pallbearers are: Tommy Turner, Jimmy Turner, David McDonald, Michael Halliburton, Bradford Halliburton, Ty Brown.

Visitation will begin on Tuesday afternoon from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM and on Wednesday from 10:00 AM until service time at 11:00 AM

The family has requested memorials to St. Jude Children’s Hospital or Smith County Rescue Squad.

Mrs. Peggy Cothron Taylor

Mrs. Peggy Cothron Taylor

Mrs. Peggy Cothron Taylor, age 77 of Riddleton, died Friday morning, June 10 at Tri-Star Centennial in Nashville. She is survived by: husband, Wayne Taylor; daughters, Melanie Powell and husband Jeff of Lebanon, Daphne McCall and husband Chris of Riddleton; son, Kent Taylor and wife Lisa of Riddleton; 8 grandchildren, Mia Gregory and husband Daniel, Taylor McCall and wife Ashley, Merritt Burdge and husband Harrison, Colby McCall, Callie Taylor, Adam Powell, Coeburn Powell, Maggie Taylor; 5 great-grandchildren, Reese Gregory, Brooks Burdge, Reed Burdge, Eden Smith, Eilem Smith; sister, Betty Jean Taylor of Lebanon; great-aunt, Alice White of Hartsville.

Mrs. Taylor services were held Sunday afternoon at the Carthage Chapel of Sanderson Funeral Home on June 12 at 3:00 PM. Eld. Carter Robinson and Dr. William York will officiated. Interment was at the Dixon Springs Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers are: Taylor McCall, Colby McCall, Adam Powell, Daniel Gregory, Harrison Burdge, Jalyn Lankford, Trey Brimm.

The family has requested memorials to: Smith County Humane Society or Vanderbilt Childrens Hospital.

Mr. Donald Ray Simmons

Mr. Donald Ray Simmons

Mr. Donald Ray Simmons, age 69 of Sykes, TN, oassed away on June 3, 2022.

Mr. Simmons was born August 28, 1952 in Independence, Louisiana a son of Jeanette LaBauve Rabalais and the late Arthur Carl Simmons. He was also preceded in death by Wife; Pam James Simmons, grandparents, and numerous aunt, uncles, and cousins.

Mr. Simmons is survived by two daughters; Amber (Brandon) Boyd, and Trish (Denton) McMinn. Mother and step-father; Jeanette and Raymond Rabalais. Sisters; Pat (Ernest) Becnel and Rhonda (Kelly) deBautte. Brother; Carl (Cooney) Simmons. Step-siblings; Joann (Leonard) Becnel and Butch (Cindy) Rabalais. Aunt; Gertie Feldman. Along with grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, his beloved dogs, and best friends; Bill Jackson.

The family will hold private graveside services.

Mr. Lewis Fields

Mr. Lewis Fields

Mr. Lewis Fields, age 79 of Pea Ridge Community of Chestnut Mound, TN, passed from this life on Sunday morning, June 5, 2022 at the Riverview Regional Medical Center.

He is survived by his wife; Reba Fields of Chestnut Mound, TN. Children; Patricia (Tim) Lynch of Elmwood, TN and Elvis Fields of Chestnut Mound, TN. Six grandchildren; Brandon Heady and wife Laura of Baxter, TN, Shane Heady and wife Brittany of Elmwood, TN, Brian Heady and wife Lillie of Red Boiling Springs, TN, Brittany Silcox and husband Dustin of Chestnut Mound, TN, Andrew Fields and wife Tina of Chestnut Mound, TN, and Jacob Fields of Chestnut Mound, TN. Thirteen great grandchildren and one great-great granddaughter. Siblings; Sue Mayberry of Buffalo Valley, TN, Charles (Deborah) Fields of Chestnut Mound, TN, Bro. Benny (Vicki) Fields of Chestnut Mound, TN.

Born Lewis Henry Fields on June 22, 1942 to the late Houston B. Fields and Pirley Stout Fields. He was one of five sons and two daughters. He was also preceded in death by brothers; Harold Fields and Ernest Fields, Sister; Roise Jean Smith, Infant Son; Scott Henry Fields and daughter-in-law; Heather Caroline Fields.

Lewis married Reba Frances Blair of Chestnut Mound, TN, on December 15, 1962. They were married for 59 years.

Lewis retired from Tennessee Tech University after 31 years in the custodial field. He was also a farmer. He loved his horses, mules, and wagon riding for many years with his family and friends. He was a Christian Man and an avtice member of the Elmwood United Methodist Church. All who knew him, loved him.

Graveside Services and Interment for Mr. Fields were conducted on Thursday, June 9, 2022 at 2PM at the Dickens Cemetery in Maggart, TN, with Bro. Jerry Blair and Bro. Jim Norton officiating.

The family requests memorials be made to the Elmwood United Methodist Church.

Mrs. Ruth Hackett Piper

Mrs. Ruth Hackett Piper

Mrs. Ruth Hackett Piper, age 92 of Hermitage, died Tuesday afternoon, June 7 at Brookdale Hospice Care in Sevierville. She is survived by: 3 grandchildren, Will Piper Jr and wife Andrea of Old Hickory, Jim Piper and wife Amanda of Knoxville, Susanne Piper Bower and husband Chris of Seymour; 2 sisters, Frances Dudney Crowder of Hermitage, Joanne Smith of St. Pete, Florida; 3 great-grandchildren, Caleb Piper, Carly Piper, Piper Bower.

Mrs. Piper is at the Carthage Chapel of Sanderson Funeral Home. Graveside Service and Interment will be conducted on Saturday afternoon, June 11 at the Smith County Memorial Gardens at 1:00 PM. Bro. Tim Frank will officiate. Serving as pallbearers are: John Dudney, Taylor Dudney, Rick Graves, Caleb Piper, Will Piper, Jim Piper.

Visitation at the Carthage Chapel of Sanderson Funeral Home will be on Saturday only from 11:00 AM until leaving for the cemetery at 12:45 PM.

Mr. Ricky Charles Jordan

Mr. Ricky Charles Jordan

Mr. Ricky Charles Jordan, age 62, of Carthage, TN, passed away on Sunday, June 5, 2022.

Mr. Jordan was born July 21, 1959 in Indianapolis, IN, a son of the late Charles Jordan and Jewel Jordan. He worked as an over the road truck driver.

Mr. Jordan is survived by Companion; Laura Whitaker of Carthage, TN. Children; Jamie (Terry) Meador of Alexandria, Kenneth (Christina) Whitaker of Carthage, TN, and Lindsey Taylor of Carthage, TN. Grandchildren; MaKayla, Miranda, Alexis, Alissa, Terry Jr., Miley, Jeremiah, Elijah, Angel, and Noah, along with three great-grandchildren.

Graveside Services and Interment for Mr. Jordan are scheduled to be conducted on Wednesday, June 15, 2022 at 11AM at the Ridgewood Cemetery with Bro. Dennis Croslin officiating.

Visitation with the family will be at the Carthage Chapel of Bass Funeral Homes on Wednesday from 10AM until departure for the cemetery at 10:45AM.

Mrs. Jackie Buckman

Mrs. Jackie Buckman

Mrs. Jackie Buckman, age 74 of Carthage, died Sunday morning, June 5 at Tri-Star Hendersonville. She is survived by: husband, Billy Buckman; children, Joyce Haynes and husband Rick of Atlanta, Georgia, Lois Vance and husband Joe of Plunketts Creek, Carol Ann Evans and husband Michael of Tanglewood, Shannon Greene of Pleasant Shade; siblings, Shannon Lee Harris of Gordonsville, Kevin Paul Massey of Carthage, Jack Ryan Massey of Murfreesboro, Ginger Dixon and husband Phil of Madison, Charles Massey and wife Jane of Riddleton, Kenneth Massey of Tanglewood, Ricky Gregory and wife Denise of Peyton Creek; grandchildren, Macy Haynes Landry and husband Jake, Madison Haynes Lance and husband Ethan, Claire Vance Reilly and husband Patrick, Jon Neal Vance, Zachary Lawson and wife Katie, Neely Branham; great-grandchildren, Caroline Elizabeth Landry, Sophie Mae Lawson; host of brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Buckman will be at the Carthage Chapel of Sanderson Funeral Home where a Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted by Father Don Tranel on Tuesday afternoon, June 7 at 1:00 PM. Eld. Danny Raines will present the eulogy. Interment in the Smith County Memorial Gardens. Serving as pallbearers are: Zach Lawson, Jon Neal Vance, Joe Vance, Rick Haynes, Michael Evans, Chris Massey, Brett Gregory.

Visitation at the Carthage Chapel will begin on Monday afternoon from 3:00 PM until 8:00 PM and on Tuesday from 10:00 AM until service time at 1:00 PM.

The family has requested memorials to the St. Peter The Apostle Catholic Church or St. Jude Childrens’ Hospital.

Mrs. Georgia Landa Shoemake Main

Mrs. Georgia Landa Shoemake Main

Mrs. Georgia Landa Shoemake Main, age 79 of Gordonsville, TN passed away on June 4, 2022.

Mrs. Main was born November 6, 1942 in Hickman, TN, a daughter of the late Horace Chism Shoemake and Ruth Bell Wilson Shoemake. She married Robert Joseph Main on May 2, 1964 and he preceded her in death on March 23, 2014. Mrs. Georgia was a graduate of Western High School in Detroit, MI in 1960. She worked as a receptionist for Welch Co. for 20 years. Mrs. Main was a professional quilter and she loved to read.

Mrs. Main is survived by Children; Tiffany (Bryan) Jennings, Heather Wick, Shannon (David) Wilson, Patrick Main, and Meredith Main McClanahan. Fourteen grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Brother; James (Diana) Shoemake. Sister; Sandra Renee Clark.

Graveside Services for Mrs. Main are scheduled to be conducted on Monday, June 6, 2022 at 10AM at the Gordonsville Cemetery.

Visitation with the family will be at the Gordonsville Chapel of Bass Funeral Homes on Sunday from 3PM until 6PM and on Monday from 9AM until departure for the cemetery at 9:45AM.

The family requests memorials be made to the Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital.