Mary M. Binkley
Mary M. Abernathy Binkley, 81, died at her home in Clarksville Saturday, March 27, 2004.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, March 30 at 10 a.m. at Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Springfield, with Bro. Mark Carrigan officiating.
Interment followed at Woodall Cemetery.
She was born in Robertson County May 23, 1922, to the late Tavison and Callie Bell Hazelwood Abernathy.
She is also preceded in death by a daughter, Mary Yvonne Adair and two brothers and a sister.
Survivors include her husband of 63 years, Ollie G. Binkley of Clarksville; sons and daughters-in-law, Ollie Wayne Binkley of Clarksville, Joseph David and Jackie Binkley of Ashland City, Paul Timothy and Brenda Binkley of Ashland City; daughters and sons-in-law, Barbara Gwen and Jerry Wood of Clarksville, Patsy Marie and Jerry Flynn of Nashville, Alma Jean and Jerry Moore of Clarksville and Naomi Ruth and Barney Hicks of Chapmansboro; 20 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers for the service were Jerry Wayne Wood, Michael Adair, Joe Flynn, Kevin Moore, Jeff Moore, Josh Hicks and Travis Binkley.
Austin & Bell Funeral Homes was in charge of arrangements.
Andrew D. Dickerson
Andrew Donnell Dickerson, 66, of Springfield, died March 23, 2004, at NorthCrest Medical Center.
Funeral services were held Saturday, March 27 at 1 p.m. at First Baptist Church, Cheatham Street, in Springfield with Rev. Dennis Lawson officiating.
Interment followed at Restlawn Cemetery in Cedar Hill.
He was born Nov. 17, 1937, in Hadensville, Ky. to Robert Dickerson and Mary Harris Farmer of Springfield.
In early years he attended the Adams School system and later, Bransford School and graduated May, 1957.
At an early age he professed hope in Christ at St. John AME Church where he served on the Usher Board and Trustee Board, until his health failed.
He retired from Stewart & Williams in Springfield after several years of service.
“A D” as he was called by his family and friends was united in holy matrimony to Martha Poindexter Dickerson.
He was preceded in death by his father.
Survivors, in addition, to his wife and his mother are, his children, Carmen (Robert) Sikora and Mia (Calvin) Shaw; grandchildren, Tosha Dickerson, Andrecus Dickerson, Calvin Jr. and Calvanta Shaw; three brothers, Ernest (Gloria) Gamble, Detroit, Mich., Robert (Shirley) Dickerson of Springfield, Donnie Dickerson of Springfield; two sisters, Emma (Johnny) Miller of Detroit, Mich., Mary (Timothy) Martin of Springfield; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Serenity Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
George Gilbert Wilber
George Gilbert Wilber, 56, died Friday, March 26, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
Funeral services were held 2 p.m. Monday , March 29 at the Portland Church of Christ, with Bro. Don Readhimer, Bro. Dale Sadler and Bro. Rusty Hills officiating.
Burial followed in Maple Hill Cemetery
He was the son of the late John and Elizabeth Caudill Wilber.
He was the owner of Lee’s Home Center in Springfield and White House. He was a long-time member of the
Church of Christ, and a Veteran of the U.S. Army.
He is survived by wife, Dow (Krunet) Wilber of Portland; daughter, Kim Wilber of Cookeville; three sons, James (Traci) Wilber of Gallatin, David Wilber and John Wilber of Portland; four grandchildren, Makayla, Emma, Bailei and Ella Kate Wilber; a sister, Rachel (Darrell) Parris of Hermitage; and brother, Kenneth (Jackie) Wilber of Portland.
The family requests memorial contributions be made to the Portland Church of Christ, Mexico Mission Work, 200 North Russell St., Portland, 37148, in honor of George Wilber.
Wilkinson & Wiseman Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Dr. Jack Adams, 78, died Thursday, March 25, 2004, in a local health facility.
A memorial service was conducted at St. Lukes Episcopal Church with Rev. Joel W. Huffstetler officiating Saturday, March 27.
Dr. Adams practiced dentistry in Cleveland for 48 years.
He was a member of St. Lukes Episcopal Church where he served on the Vestry and was a past Senior Warden.
He was a veteran of the United States Navy, where he served in World War II in Europe.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Reed and Ruth Adams of Springfield and his sister, Mary Ruth Schmidt.
Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Evelyn Adams of Cleveland; children, Mark Adams and wife, Jennifer, and Courtney and husband, Max Phillips, all of Cleveland; five grandchildren, Sloane and Taylor Phillips, Caroline and Sarah Ruth Adams and Sydney Rubin; a brother, Ed Adams of Winter Haven, Fla.; and several nieces and nephews.
The family requests memorials be made to St. Lukes Episcopal Church, 320 Broad Street N.W., Cleveland, TN 37311, or to the Bradley Health Care and Rehavilitation New Van Fund, 2910 Peerless Rd., N.W. Cleveland, TN 37312.
You may view the Adams family guestbook at www.ralphbuckner.com.
Ralph Buckner Funeral Home & Crematory were in charge of arrangements.
John L. Brooks
John L. Brooks, 76, died March 4, 2004, at Baptist Hospital.
Funeral services were held Thursday, March 11 at 2 p.m. from Eastland Funeral Home, with Pastors Horace and Nikki Lanier Jr., of StraitWord Baptist Church, officiating.
Interment followed at Greenwood Cemetery, Elm Hill Pike, Nashville.
He was born Aug. 17, 1927, in Springfield to Leana Covington and John E. Brooks.
Later in life he moved to Nashville and worked at Bush Brick Yard and the Tennessean until he retired.
Survivors include his wife, Mildred Brooks; step-children, daughters, Ruby (Larry) Simms, Shirley (Horace) Lanier, Brenda Johnson of California; devoted sons, Jerry Robertson, Andrew (Annie) Roberts; sisters, Velma Polk of Springfield, Jean (Bill) Smith of Pittsburg, Pa.; brothers, Thomas (Joann) Burr of Dayton, Ohio; and devoted nephew, Ralph (Deborah) Bodye.
James R. Gillock
James R. “Jack” Gillock, 67, of McPherson, Kan., died Saturday, March 27, 2004 at Memorial Hospital in McPherson, Kan.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, April 1 at Stockham Family Funeral Home in McPherson, Kan., at 10 a.m.
The body will be cremated.
He was born to James A. Gillock and Georgie May Tinch on April 29, 1936, in Logan County, Ky.
He was a retired pipeline welder, J & J Construction Co. in McPherson, Kan.
He was a member of the Southern Baptist faith. He served in the U.S. Air Force for six years. He had lived in McPherson, Kan., since 1970.
Survivors include his sisters, Betty Gillock and Fran Chick, both of Springfield; nieces, Linda Schriver and Elizabeth Chick; two great-nieces and one great-nephew.
The family requests that memorial contributions be made to American Cancer Society.