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Mr. Cecil Dickerson

Mr. Cecil Dickerson

Mr. Cecil Dickerson, age 80 of South Carthage, died Friday afternoon, October 15 at Lebanon Center for Rehab and Healing in Lebanon. He is survived by: wife, Bertie Dickerson; children, Roy (Teedo) Dickerson and wife Kita of South Carthage, Carole Ann Dickerson Norris of Cincinnati, Ohio, Radford Duke and wife Melissa of Silver Point, Dorothy Rush and husband Don of Gainesboro;8 grandchildren, Chris Duke and wife Jennifer, Jessie Dennis, Steven Duke and wife Keri, Kimberly Grisham, Ben Silcox and wife Elizabeth, Presli Dickerson, Tracie Dennis, Jimmy Law and wife April; special care giver, Kathy Verax; 8 great-grandchildren.

Mr. Dickerson is at the Carthage Chapel of Sanderson Funeral Home where his service will be conducted on Monday afternoon, October 18 at 1:00 PM. Pastor Jamey Duke will officiate. Interment in the Smith County Memorial Gardens. .Serving as pallbearers are: Chris Duke, Steven Duke, Ben Silcox, Mitchell Halliburton, James Hunter, Steve Thaxton, Scott Preston, Ricky Cherry.

Visitation will begin on Sunday after

Mr. Ray Mungle

Mr. Ray Mungle

Mr. Ray Mungle, age 89 of Elmwood, died Friday morning, October 15 at his son’s home. He is survived by: children, Jesse Mungle and wife Tina of Lafayette, Patsy Hancock and husband Jimmy of Silver Point, Jackie Mungle and wife Sonya of Riddleton, Annie Mungle of Donelson, Tracy Maynard and husband Ronnie of Elmwood, Melinda Brown of Lebanon; siblings, Faye Christmas of Crossville, Chester Mungle of Hartsville, Katherine Graham of Gallatin; 12 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren.

Mr. Mungle is at the Carthage Chapel of Sanderson Funeral home where his service will be conducted on Monday morning October 18 at 11:00 AM. Eld. Chris White will officiate. Interment in the Smith County Memorial Gardens. Serving as pallbearers are: J. J. Mungle, Bubba Hancock, Jonathan Mungle, Daniel Driver, Robbie Christmas, Jacob Toney.

Visitation will begin on Sunday afternoon at 1:00 PM until 7:00 PM and on Monday from 9:00 AM until service time at 11:00 AM.

Ms. Rosemary (Rosie) Rogers

Ms. Rosemary (Rosie) Rogers

Ms. Rosemary (Rosie) Rogers, age 62 of Gordonsville, died Friday evening, October 15 at Sumner Regional in Gallatin. She is survived by: 4 children, Paul Wesley Gray Jr and wife Amy of Hartsville, Amanda Gray and fiancee Steve Jackson of South Carthage, Kim Lester and husband Michael of South Carthage, Charlotte Lafever and husband Daniel of Gordonsville; daughter-in-law, Barbara Gray of Four-Way Inn; sister, Karen Sue Anderson of Scottsville, KY; companion, Charles Gray of Gordonsville; 9 grandchildren.

Ms. Rogers will be cremated at Cumberland Family Services. There will be a Memorial Service to be announced at a later date.

Mr. Don Q. Lankford

Mr. Don Q. Lankford

Mr. Don Q. Lankford, age 84 of the Riddleton Community, died Friday evening, October 15 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville. He is survived by: wife Betty Lankford; 4 daughters, Debbie Dixon and husband Eld. Anthony Dixon of Riddleton, Donna Dawson and husband Bro. Jackie Dawson of Riddleton, Cynthia Gibbs and husband Randall of Riddleton, Belinda Lankford and husband Tim of Riddleton; sister, Reba Joy McCall of South Carthage; brother, Wayne Lankford and wife Anna Mae of Tanglewood; 9 grandchildren, Sarah Mayo and husband Bracken Sr, Amanda Foster and husband Joey, Daniel Gibbs and wife Keri, Erica Fahner and husband John, Rebecca Brown and husband Johnny Ray, Matthew Dawson, Jesse Dawson, John Dixon and wife Liz, Samantha Sanders and husband Patrick. 19 great-grandchildren.

Mr. Lankford is at the Carthage Chapel of Sanderson Funeral Home where his service will be conducted on Tuesday morning, October 19 at 11:00 AM. Eld. Jeff Patterson and Eld. Anthony Dixon will officiate. Interment in the Smith County Memorial Gardens. Serving as pallbearers are: Daniel Gibbs, John Dixon, Matthew Dawson, Jesse Dawson, Joseph Foster, Bracken Mayo Sr, John Fahner, Johnny Ray Brown, Patrick Sanders.

Visitation will begin on Monday afternoon from 3:00 PM until 7:00 PM and on Tuesday from 9:00 AM until service time at 11:00 AM.

The family has requested memorials to Friendship Primitive Baptist or Smith County Help Center.

Mrs. Ann Oldham

Mrs. Ann Oldham

Mrs. Ann Oldham died at the Memorial Hospital in Chattanooga on Thursday afternoon October 14, 2021 at 2:41 E.S.T. following an extended illness. Mrs. Oldham was 75.
Graveside services will be conducted Monday afternoon October 18th at 1 p.m. C.S.T. with her pastor, Pastor Morty Lloyd officiating. Burial will follow in the Oldham family lot in the West section at the Dixon Springs Cemetery, 25 Dixon Springs Circle, Dixon Springs, TN 37057. The Oldham family will receive friends at the graveside following the graveside services.
The Oldham family will receive friends at the Turner Funeral Home, 3913 Webb Road in Chattanooga on Sunday October 17th from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m. E.S.T.
One of two daughters born to the late Luster Clay Williams and Elsie Marie Baker Williams who died at the age of 76 on June 2, 1996, she was born Patricia Ann Williams in the Monoville Community on May 8, 1946.
She was preceded in death by her sister, Barbara Ruth Williams Green who died on July 12, 2020 at the age of 77.
In Dixon Springs on October 9, 1965, she as united in marriage to Dixon Springs Community native Jerry Powell Oldham. The ceremony was performed by the late Eld. Harold Dean Linville.
Mr. and Mrs. Oldham formed Apparel Embroidery Inc. in Chattanooga on July 1, 1990 and did custom embroidery for local businesses and many national chains.
They were attendees of the Chattanooga Church at Bonny Oaks.
Mr. and Mrs. Oldham just celebrated their fifty sixth wedding anniversary on Saturday October 9th.
Surviving in addition to her husband are their two daughters, Jeri Oldham Chambers and husband Greg of Chattanooga, Jana Oldham Williams and husband Travis of Ooltewah, TN; three grandchildren, Gavin Williams, Jaxon Williams and Brynlee Chambers.

Mr. Bobby Langford

Mr. Bobby Langford

Mr. Bobby Langford, age 67 of Carthage died Tuesday afternoon, October 12, at Smith County Health Care in Carthage. He is survived by: siblings, Dave Langford of Monoville, Janet Langford of Canton, Ohio.

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

Mr. Chester Barrett

Mr. Chester Barrett

Mr. Chester Barrett, age 79 of Tuckers Crossroads, died Tuesday evening, October 12 at Vanderbilt Wilson in Lebanon. He is survived by: daughter, Lawanna Greer and husband Robby; 2 sons, Chester Barrett Jr of Commerce, Jeffery Barrett and wife Johnette of Charenton, LA,2 sisters, Judy Perault of Lebanon, Linda Graves of Lebanon; 6 grandchildren, Joshua Gibbs and wife Tara of Carthage, Brandon Barrett of California, Ashley Gibbs of Lebanon, Kaden Barrett of LA, Dustin Barrett of Lebanon, Craig Barrett and wife Krystian of Charenton, LA; 14 great-grandchildren.

Mr. Barrett is at the Carthage Chapel of Sanderson Funeral home where his service will be conducted on Saturday afternoon, October 16 at 1:00 PM. Bro. Tim Frank will officiate. Interment in the Ridgewood Cemetery.

Visitation will begin on Friday afternoon from 3:00 PM until 7:00 PM and on Saturday from 11:00 AM until service time at 1:00 PM.

Mrs. Marilyn McDonald Wilmore

Mrs. Marilyn McDonald Wilmore

Mrs. Marilyn McDonald Wilmore, age 68 of Riddleton, died Monday afternoon, October 11 at Vanderbilt Wilson in Lebanon. She is survived by: husband, Steve Wilmore; 3 sons, John Wilmore and wife Michelle of Tanglewood, Michael Wilmore and wife Kelsey of Lebanon, Jay Wilmore and wife Tara of South Carthage; brother, Dr. David McDonald and wife Lorrie of South Carthage; 4 grandchildren, Jordan Wilmore, Walker Wilmore, Maci Wilmore, Eli Wilmore; sister-in-law, Anita Pirtle and husband Mark of Murfreesboro.

Mrs. Wilmore is at the Carthage Chapel of Sanderson Funeral Home. Her service will be conducted on Thursday afternoon October 14 at 1:00 PM at the Cornerstone Baptist Church. Bro. Ron Ralph will officiate. Interment in the Dixon Springs Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers are: Collin McDonald, Connor McDonald, Cory McDonald, Logan Hollingsworth, Bo Martindale, Stan Robinson.

Visitation will be on Wednesday only at the Carthage Chapel of Sanderson Funeral Home from 3:00 PM until 8:00 PM. Masks are required.

The family has requested memorials to the Cornerstone Mission Fund.

Mr. Jeff Methner

Mr. Jeff Methner

Mr. Jeff Methner, age 64 of Elmwood, died Friday morning, October 8 at Riverview Regional in Carthage. He is survived by wife, Lisa Watson Methner; step sons, Dylan House and companion Ashley Romaine of Brush Creek, Kyle House of Brush Creek, 3 grandchildren, Betty Wills of Gainesboro, Savannah House of Brush Creek, Dylan House Jr. of Brush Creek; sister-in-law, Pam Watson Petty and husband Andy of Hickman; mother-in-law, Betty Woodard Watson of Riddleton; half sister, Janice Roach of West Palm Beach; brother, Greg Methner of West Palm Beach.

Mr. Methner will be cremated at Cumberland Family Services. There will be a Memorial Service to be announced at a later date.

Mr. Leon Boyd

Mr. Leon Boyd

Mr. Leon Boyd, age 85 of Buffalo Valley, died Thursday afternoon, October 7 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. He is survived by wife, Edwina Boyd; children, Tammy Boyd of Buffalo Valley, Aaron Leon Boyd and wife Marjorie of Clarksville; siblings, Ruby Craighead and husband Kenneth of 4-Way Inn, Martha Boyd Sanders of South Carthage, Bonnell Boyd and wife Chloe of Johnson City, Taylor Boyd and wife Brenda of Buffalo Valley, Billy Boyd and wife Nancy of Buffalo Valley; 4 grandchildren, Jason League, Christian League, Samantha Boyd, Michael Boyd; 2 great-grandchildren, Shyann Hammock, Alex Boyd.

Mr. Boyd is at the Carthage Chapel of Sanderson Funeral Home where his service will be conducted on Saturday afternoon, October 9 at 3:00 PM. Bro. Lanny Thomas will officiate. Interment in the Smellage Cemetery in the Boma Community. Serving as pallbearers are: Jason League, Michael Boyd, Terry Autry, Eddie League, Taylor Boyd.

Visitation will be on Saturday only from 11:00 AM until service time at 3:00 PM.

Mrs. Joy Coffman

Mrs. Joy Coffman

Mrs. Joy Coffman, age 87 of Halls Hill, died Thursday morning, October 7 in Cookeville. She is survived by: children, Pat Hill and husband George of Cookeville, Faye Sturgill and husband John of Dodson Branch, Ricky Coffman and wife Susie Mayberry Coffman of Lafayette; daughter-in-law, Vicky Barnes Coffman of Halls Hill; sister, Garnetta Hiett of Carthage; brother, Waymon Brown and companion, Corine Rigsby of Popes Hill; 10 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; 4 great-great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Coffman is at the Carthage Chapel of Sanderson Funeral Home. Graveside Services and Interment will be conducted on Monday morning, October 11 at 11:00 AM at the Gordonsville Cemetery. Bro. David Thaxton will officiate. Serving as pallbearers are: Doug Riggins, Andrew Riggins, Ricky Coffman, Jamie Williams, Austin Williams, Jordan Williams.

Visitation at the funeral home will be on Monday only from 8:00 AM until leaving for the cemetery at 10:35 AM. .

Anne Frierson (Anna Love Sullivan)

Anne Frierson (Anna Love Sullivan)

Anne Frierson (Anna Love Sullivan), age 100 of Wyckoff, NJ, passed away on Sunday, October 3, 2021.

Mrs. Frierson was born May 18, 1921 in Gordonsville, TN, a daughter of Charles Edgar and Woodley Love Sullivan. She was preceded in death by husband Harry, son Charles, sister Carolyn, and brother Charles. She graduated from Gordonsville High School in 1939 and Carson Newman College in 1943. She worked briefly during WWII on the Manhattan Project in Oak Ridge, and then with the Signal Corps in Washington, DC until the end of the war. Upon returning to Nashville, she completed a Master’s degree at Peabody College for Teachers and held teaching positions in several southern states prior to her marriage to Harry in 1957. She and Harry lived in Florida, Pennsylvania and Texas over 35 years of marriage. She spent her final years at Longview Assisted Living in Wyckoff, NJ. Anne is survived by daughter Carol Frierson-Campbell and son-in-law Bob Campbell of Wayne, NJ and niece Sarah Hoehl of Tullahoma, TN.

She will be laid to rest at the Gordonsville Cemetery at a time convenient to the family. Memorials may be made to the Longview Activity Fund via Christian Health New Jersey; please note the Longview Activity Fund in your comments: https://www.christianhealthnj.org/foundation/donate-online/

Seth Paul Rogers – Obituary

Seth Paul Rogers

Seth Paul Rogers, age 15 of Grant, TN, and a Sophomore at Gordonsville High School passed away on Tuesday, October 5, 2021.

Seth was born April 25, 2006 in Richmond, KY. He attended Gordonsville High School and was a Sophomore. He was a past member of the GHS Football Team. Seth enjoyed the outdoors, often going fishing and riding four wheelers. He also enjoyed going trailer trucking.

Seth was preceded in death by his Grandfather; Roy Rogers, Grandparents; Rodger and Judy Davis, and Cousin; Danielle Shearer.

Seth is survived by Parents; Paul and Karen Davis Rogers of Grant, TN. Brother; Aaron Rogers of Gordonsville, TN. Grandmother; Barbara Rogers of Illinois. Several aunts, uncles, and cousins and the family at Grant Cedar Mill.

Funeral Services for Seth Rogers are scheduled to be conducted from the Gordonsville Chapel of Bass Funeral Homes on Saturday, October 9, 2021 at 11AM with Richard Smith officiating. Interment will follow in the Bethlehem Methodist Church Cemetery in Livingston, TN.

Visitation with the family will be at the Gordonsville Chapel of Bass Funeral Homes on Friday from 4PM until 8PM and on Saturday after 9AM until service time at 11AM.

Mrs. Velma L. Agee Rollins

Mrs. Velma L. Agee Rollins

Mrs. Velma L. Agee Rollins, age 75 of Nashville, TN, passed away on Monday, October 4, 2021.

Mrs. Rollins was born March 18, 1946 in Carthage, TN, a daughter of the late Marshall Agee and Ruth Alene Webster Agee. She was also preceded in death by Brother; Delmas Loving Agee. Mrs. Rollins was retired from News Channel 2 where she worked in the news department.

Mrs. Rollins is survived by Cousins; Gordon Agee of Sykes, TN, Virgil (Sherry) Agee of Temperance Hall, TN, Justin Agee of Sykes, TN, and Audra Chandler of Sykes, TN.

Graveside Services and Interment for Mrs. Rollins are scheduled to be conducted at the Baird Memorial Cemetery on Friday, October 8, 2021 at 4PM with Bro. Dennis Croslin officiating.

Family and friends will gather at the cemetery just prior to the 4PM services.

Mr. Branger Colt Ingram

Mr. Branger Colt Ingram

Branger was born December 4, 1990 in Davidson County, TN. and departed this life at the age of 30 on September 29, 2021. He was a Quality Inspector at Lochinvar in Lebanon and a member of New Middleton Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Jack and Aundra Hale and Claude and Glenda Ingram. Branger is survived by his wife, Alexandra Dolby Ingram. His children, Jack Howard Ingram and Adeline Lynn Ingram. His mother, Carmellia Hale Ingram. His father, Martin “Marty” Ingram. Brothers, Brandon (Lindy) Ingram and Brody(Coletta) Ingram. Nieces and Nephews, Preston, Brianna, Brooklyn, Jaxon Ingram, Jackson Fowler, Mickensey Parker, Kyleigh Lavery, Jerrica Moyer, Lucas, Hunter, Madison and Eligah Dolby. Father and Mother-in-law, Gene and Terra Dolby. Brother-in-laws, Nick (Cassie) Dolby and Chris (Amanda) Dolby. His Sister-in-law, Amanda Dolby and his Special Lifelong Friend, Colton (Zoe) Hinson.

Pallbearers will be Colton Hinson, Brody Ingram, Brandon Ingram, Nick Dolby, Chris Dolby and Preston Ingram.

Visitation will be held from 10 until service On October 5th at 2 pm.