Jennings B. Miller
Funeral services or Jennings B. Miller, age 91, of Austin Road, Lafayette, TN, were conducted Wednesday, January 15, 2003, at 1:00 p.m. from the chapel of Phillip Anderson & Son Funeral Home in Lafayette with Elder Mike Carver and Elder Greg Dunham officiating. Granddaughters served as honorary pallbearers and grandsons served as active pallbearers. Interment was in Anderson & Son Memorial Park, Lafayette, TN.
Jennings Miller passed away Monday, January 13, 2003, at Macon County General Hospital in Lafayette.
A native of Macon County, Jennings Miller was the son of the late Grover and Flora Bartley Miller. He was married to the former Jewell Mae Pharris on March 14, 1937, who preceded him in death on December 20, 1995. Besides his wife and parents, he was also preceded in death by son Therman Miller; a sister, Estelle Key; brothers, Doyle and Truman Miller; and grandson, David Miller. Mr. Miller was a retired farmer and worked for the Macon County Highway Department. He was a member and licensed minister of the Union Camp Missionary Baptist Church.
Survivors include daughters and sons-in-law, Gladys and Charles Swindle, Donna Lou and Roger Wheeler, Polly and Kenneth Calvert, all of Lafayette, Frankie and Rodney Dunn, Nancy and Tim Ferguson, all of Red Boiling Springs; sons and daughters-in-law, Harold and Ann Miller, Wayne and Teresa Miller; daughter-in-law, Patricia Miller, all of Lafayette; sisters, Ruby Keeling and Irene Brooks, both of Portland, TN; brothers, Ray Miller, Franklin, KY, Ralph Miller, Red Boiling Springs, Paul Miller, Hartsville, TN, Kenneth Miller, Portland, TN; 18 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren.
Arrangements by Phillip Anderson & Son Funeral Home, Lafayette, TN.
Jana Faye Reeves
Jana Faye Reeves, 45, of Gilbert, Arizona, died Thursday, September 11, 2003 from injuries in a traffic accident in Yolo County, California. The Oakland, California native was an administrative assistant for Intel Computer Chip Manufacturing and a member of the Church of Christ.
She is survived by her parents, Toby Reeves and Fran Cross Reeves; and a brother, Ron Reeves, all of Mesa, Arizona; her grandmother, Gladys Cross, Moss, TN; and two aunts, Mable Bilbrey, Lafayette, TN and Elaine Kemp, Red Boiling Springs, TN.
Funeral services for Jana Faye Reeves were conducted at 1:00 pm Saturday, September 20, 2003 at Alexander-Goad Funeral Home in Lafayette with Eld. James Shoulders officiating. Burial was in the Reeves family cemetery near Hermitage Springs, TN. Pallbearers were Ron Reeves, Coell Smith, Kenny Smith, Roger Kemp, Ranon Ethridge, and Brad Reeves.
Alexander-Goad Funeral in Lafayette, TN was in charge of arrangements.
Mack Hopkins, 79, a resident of Golden Oaks in Lafayette,TN, and formerly of the Siloam Community, passed away Thursday, Jan. 9, 2003, at Sumner Regional Medical Center in Gallatin, TN.
The Macon County, TN native was born Feb. 20, 1923, a son of the late Jonas Clay Hopkins and Mai Jones Hopkins. He was a retired farmer and attended Haysville Missionary Baptist Church. On May 27, 1944, he was united in marraige to Carrie Nell Duncan Hopkins.
Funeral services for Mack Hopkins were conducted Saturday, Jan. 11, 2003, 10:00 a.m., at Alexander-Goad Funeral Home with Elder G.W. Knight officiating. Burial was in Haysville Cemetery. Pallbearers were Damon Hall, David Hall, Gary Duncan, Brian Duncan, Phillip L. Burney, Wesley Burney, Charlie Burney, and Glen Hall.
He is survived by his wife of over 58 years, Carrie Nell Duncan Hopkins of Lafayette; four sisters, Velvie Marsh, Snowie Hire, and Hallie Woods, all of Lafayette, and Ruby Willhite of Indianapolis, IN; a brother, Roger Hopkins, Indianapolis, IN; several nieces & nephews. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by two sisters, Hester Herald and Vergie Whitney; and three brothers, J.B. Hopkins, Arthur Clay Hopkins and Pert Hopkins.
Alexander-Goad Funeral Home in Lafayette, TN in charge of arrangements.
Will John Dixon
Mr. Will John Dixon, age 54, of the Difficult Community was pronounced dead on arrival Saturday afternoon, November 8, 2003, at Carthage General Hospital . He had been fatally injured on the family farm on Dog Branch Road South after falling from a tractor beneath a bush hog.
Services were conducted on Tuesday afternoon at 1:00 p.m. from the Hackett Chapel of Sanderson Funeral Home. Burial was in the Pirtle Cemetery in the Williams Community of Macon County. His son, Bro. Tim Dixon, Eld. Jerry Shrum, and Bro. Junior Hibdon officiated.
Mr. Dixon was born October 26, 1949 in the Funns Branch Community of Jackson County and was the son of Will T. and Gracie Lee West Dixon of Difficult. He was preceded in death by an infant brother, Jerry Dixon. On November 29, 1969 he was married to the former Joyce Elaine Harpe of Sycamore Valley.
Mr. Dixon had been employed at the Dana Corporation full time since June 6, 2000. He was also active in the family farming operation. He was a member of Sycamore Valley Missionary Baptist Church.
Surviving in addition to his wife of 34 years and his parents are five children, Allen Dixon of Lafayette, Tim Dixon and wife Alicia of Popes Hill, Cynthia Dixon of Brush Creek, Joseph Dixon of Difficult, Bridget Silcox and husband Wayne of Difficult; sister, Wanda Donoho and husband Gerald of Sycamore Valley; father-in-law, Doyle Harpe of Carthage; niece, Charlotte Day of Sycamore Valley; six grandchildren.
Sanderson of Kempville, directors.
Robert William Graves
Robert William Graves, 50, of Smalling Road, Adolphus, KY, passed away at his residence Jan. 10, 2003. Private services were held.
He was born in Gallatin, TN, Nov. 11, 1952, the son of the late Delbert Graves and Margaret Barry. He was employed at NVR Building Products.
Survivors include two sons, David Lee Graves and Jeffrey Wayne Graves, both of Portland; one daughter, Jennifer Lynn Graves, Portland; one brother, Delbert Rena Graves, Westmoreland; five sisters, Martha F. Borchert and Marietta G. Whitman, both of Adolphus, KY, Camelia C. Head, Old Hickory, TN, Cynthia E. Cunningham, Gallatin, and Elizabeth A. Krugh, Portland; two grandchildren.
Anderson & Woodard Funeral Home in Westmoreland in charge of arrangements.
Odis Howser, 84, a resident of Rocky Mound Road, passed away Friday, January 17, 2003, at Knollwood Manor in Lafayette, TN.
The Macon County, TN native was born August 28, 1918, a son of the late Silas Wesley "Bud" Howser and Lura Attie Fishburn Howser. He was a member and deacon of Miller's Chapel General Baptist Church, a retired farmer, a former committee member and field representative for the A.S.C.S., and a member of Lafayette Lodge #543 F&AM. On Dec. 25, 1937, he was united in marriage to Gladys Linville Howser, who preceded him in death on April 7, 2002.
He is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Wilma and Rev. Harold King, of the Rocky Mound Road; a son and daughter-in-law, Jerry and Doyle Howser of the Wixtown Community; two brothers, Prentis Howser, Indianapolis, IN, and Hugh C. Howser of the New Zion Community; a sister, Lurine Law, of the Williams Community; five grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild. In addition to his wife and parents, he was also preceded in death by four brothers, Merlin Howser, J.D. Howser, Bascom Howser, and Gerfin Howser.
Funeral services for Odis Howser were conducted Sunday, January 19, 2003, 2:00 p.m., at Alexander-Goad Funeral Home with Rev. Kimble Willoughby and Rev. Raymond Adcock officiating. Burial was in MIller's Chapel Cemetery. Pallbearers were Brandon Owen, Kyle Owen, Jackie Cline, Elder Walter Andrews, Mark Jenkins, Tony Owen and Rev. Billy Freeman, Jr. Lafayette Lodge #543 F&AM conducted masonic services at the funeral home.
Alexander-Goad Funeral Home in Lafayette, TN, was in charge of arrangements.
Jean Eve Green
Jean Eve Green, 53, of Spring Creek Road, Lafayette, TN, passed away Tuesday, April 22, 2003 at her residence. The Indianapolis, Indiana native was born October 7, 1949, a daughter of the late Vessie Roy and Roxie Bolin Roy. She was a homemaker and former employee of Texas Boot Company.
She is survived by her husband, Earl D. Green; a daughter and son-in-law, Tammy and Chris Crook; two sons and daughters-in-law, Randy and Leigh Anne Green, Johnny and Janice Green, all of Lafayette; a step-son, David E. Green of Texas; three brothers, James Roy, Billy Roy and Roger Roy; two sisters, Janice Jordon and Pattie Daniels, all of Indianapolis; eight grandchildren.
Funeral services for Jean Eve Green were conducted Friday, April 25, 2003, 11:00 a.m. at Alexander-Goad Funeral Home with Bro. Damon Green and Elder Jerry Swindle officiating. Burial was in Haysville Cemetery.
Alexander-Goad Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.