Gladys Graves Britton
Gladys Graves Britton, 85, of Knoxville, died July 10, 2002, at the Ft. Sanders Regional Hospital.
Graveside services were conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 13 at Robertson County Memorial Gardens with Rev. Don Hutchison officiating.
She was born in Robertson County, a life-long resident of the Ridgetop community.
She was a Methodist.
She is survived by her husband, Marshall Britton; daughter and son-in-law, Juanita and Tom Parker; son and daughter-in-law, Danny and Eleanor Britton; daughter and son-in-law, Donna and Rick Jollay; five grandchildren, David, Earney, Tabitha Maples, Scott Britton, Rusty Britton and Stephanie Jollay; four great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
Weaver Funeral Home in Knoxville and Austin & Bell Funeral Home, Springfield were in charge of arrangements.
Gladys B. Cockrell
Gladys B. Cockrell, 76, formerly of Tacoma, Wash., died Tuesday, July 1, 2002, at Sumner Regional Medical Center in Gallatin.
Funeral services were held Saturday, July 6, at 11 a.m. at Mountain View Funeral Home, Tacoma, in the Garden Chapel.
Interment followed at Mountain View Memorial Park.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Grover Prince Cockrell, and a son, Lawrence Cockrell.
She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Kathleen and Shelton O. Bissell of White House, and a granddaughter, Danyelle Partello of Madison; and great-grandson, Shane Partello.
Austin & Bell Funeral Home in White House was in charge of arrangements.
Martha Louise Brown Wagner
Martha Louise Brown Wagner died on her 86th birthday, Tuesday, July 9, 2002, at Baptist Hospital in Nashville.
Visitation was Thursday, July 11, in the sanctuary of the First United Methodist Church in Springfield.
A graveside service followed in Memorial Gardens with Rev. Don Hutchison officiating.
Active pallbearers were John C. Bomar, James Harrell, Mason Sellers, Wesley Sellers, Neil Bomar and George Davis.
Mrs. Wagner was born in Springfield, the daughter of George Henry and Annie Hardy Brown.
She graduated from Gulf Park College for Women in Gulfport, Miss., having received the Bible award.
She also attended Vanderbilt University, where she was a member of the Delta Delta Delta Sorority.
Before her marriage, she received training in the dramatic arts at the Pasadena Playhouse in Pasadena, Calif.
Those who knew Louise will always remember her keen mind, generous spirit, strength of character, and unfailing love of family. A devoted wife and mother, she faced lifeís obstacles with courage and unswerving faith in God.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Oliver Snowden Wagner.
She is survived by four daughters, Anna Marie (John C.) Bomar of Shelbyville, Martha Louise Wagner of Scottsdale, Ariz., Olivia (James) Harrell of Canton, Miss., and Katherine S. (Frank) Emerson of Franklin; a son, Arthur Bogardus (Donna) Wagner of Mt. Juliet; grandchildren, Dr. Sara Bomar-Davis of Brentwood; Dr. Neil Bomar of Germantown, Debra Dam Koehler of Wagner, Okla., Dawn Fender of Oceanside, Calif., David Fender of Tulsa, Okla., Bader and Katherine Harrell of Canton, Miss., Mason and Wesley Sellers of Franklin; nine great-grandchildren; a sister, Katherine Healan Baker of Springfield.
Memorial contributions may be made to the First United Methodist Church or to the Gorham-McBane Public Library of Springfield.
Austin & Bell Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Minnie Fehrman Fisher
Minnie Fehrman Fisher, 80, died Tuesday, July 9, 2002, at Horizon Medical Center in Dickson.
Funeral services were held Thursday, July 11, 2002, at 2 p.m. from the Greenbrier Chapel of Austin & Bell Funeral Home with Brother Vernon Powers and Brother Joe Estes officiating.
Interment followed in Robertson County Memorial Gardens.
She was a native of Robertson County, Ridgetop community and was the daughter of the late John Fehrman and Emily Grubbs.
She was a homemaker and a member of the Parkerís Creek Baptist Church.
She is the widow of the late James Baxter Fisher.
Survivors include her two sons, Jerry (Leverne) Fisher of Bon Aqua, and Del (Carolyn) Fisher of Clarksville; daughter, Merna (Fred) Schott of Knoxville; five grandchildren and one great-grandchild; several nieces and nephews.
The family requests memorials be made to the Parkerís Creek Baptist Church.
Taylor Funeral Home in Dickson and Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Greenbrier were in charge of arrangements.
Roy Haun, 80, of Springfield, died Tuesday, July 9, 2002, at his home.
Funeral services were conducted Thursday, July 11 at 11 a.m. in the Oakhurst Chapel of the Robertson County Funeral Home with Jim Bowers and Jim Willhite officiating.
The interment followed in Memorial Gardens.
Mr. Haun was born June 22, 1922, in Robertson County to the late Fate and Effie Bucket Haun.
He was a retired school bus driver for the Robertson County Board of Education.
Mr. Haun was a member of the Main Street Church of Christ.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Rufus Haun.
Mr. Haun is survived by his wife, Anita Wilson Haun of Springfield; sons, Johnny Haun, Bobby Haun, Tommy Haun, and Mark Haun, all of Springfield; a daughter, Carolyn Hamilton of Springfield; a brother, Charlie Haun of Springfield; sisters, Edna Ennis of Joelton and Bernice Stanley of Springfield; eight grandchildren, and 11 great-grandchildren.
Robertson County Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Mary Francis Greer
Mary Francis Greer, 56, of Springfield, died Thursday, July 11, 2002, at Nashville General Hospital.
Graveside services were conducted Monday, July 15 at 11:30 a.m. in the Greenbrier Cemetery.
Mrs. Greer was born May 23, 1946, in West Liberty, Ky., to the late Jim and Edna Roberson Brown.
She was a homemaker and a member of the Greenbrier Church of God.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Russell Greer, who died May 7, 2002, and by her sister, Gracie Brown.
Mrs. Greer is survived by a nephew, Ricky Brown of Springfield; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, C.B. and Ruth Hoskins and John and Janice Greer, all of Springfield; several nieces and nephews.
Robertson County Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.