Mary McFarland, 49, of Springfield, died Thursday, May 30, 2002, at her home.
Memorial services were conducted Sunday, June 2 at 2 p.m. in the Oakhurst Chapel of the Robertson County Funeral Home with Dr. Albert Thompson officiating.
She was born March 8, 1953, in Davidson County to the late Calvin and Dorothy Waldington Edwards.
She was the office manager for NHI.
Mrs. McFarland was active in the community. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Springfield, where she served as an elder and taught Sunday School.
She was the former owner of McFarland’s Book Shoppe, the founding co-chair of the Sugar Plum Ball, a member of the Short Story Club, a graduate of the Natural Health Institute, a graduate of the Springfield High School Class of 1971, and was a public relations/event planner for NASCO, Inc.
She is survived by her daughter, Victoria Arrington McFarland of Springfield; a sister, Dorothy Eugenia Draper of Springfield; aunt and uncle, Catherine and Garner Cook of Springfield; nieces, Karen English Ferguson and Lori English Sowell, both of Springfield; cousins, Brenda Anderson McKay, Brooke and Devon McKay, all of Lawrenceville, Ga.
The family requests memorial contributions be made to the Tennessee Environmental Council. All donations can be sent c/o Robertson County Funeral Home, 2201 Memorial Blvd., Springfield, TN 37172
Robertson County Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Evaline Ruth Borthick
Evaline Ruth Stoner Borthick, 77, of Springfield, died Sunday, June 2, 2002, at her home surrounded by her husband, family and friends, following a long illness.
Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday (today), June 5, at 2 p.m. in the Oakhurst Chapel of the Robertson County Funeral Hone with Rev. John Christian officiating.
The interment will follow in Memorial Gardens.
She was born July 16, 1924, in Grundy County to Lucille Steep Stoner Nerren and the late Marcus Stoner.
Mrs. Borthick was a member of the Oak Grove Baptist Church, where she served as a former youth leader, representative to the Baptist Association, former church clerk and trustee.
She was a homemaker and a partner in the Borthick family business.
She was preceded in death by her brother, Spencer O. Borthick and by her stepfather, Ernest Nerren.
She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Dan S. Borthick of Springfield; sons and daughter-in-law, John Martin Borthick of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., and Daniel E. and Billie Caren Ricks Borthick of Springfield; a daughter, Melinda Joyce Borthick of Springfield; grandchildren, Meegan Carra of Vermont, Will, John, and Analyn Borthick, all of Springfield; mother, Lucille S. Nerren of Springfield; brother and sister-in-law, Charles L. and Catherine Stoner of Crossville; good family friend, Janet Ruth Taylor of Springfield; loving caregivers, Jan Fuqua Hall and Sylvia Borthick, both of Springfield, and Dolly McGuire of Adairville, Ky.
Robertson County Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Ervin W. Kendrick
Ervin W. Kendrick, 87, of Springfield, died Tuesday, May 28, 2002.
Funeral services were held Saturday, June 1 at 1 p.m. at St. James Baptist Church, Cedar Hill, with Rev. James R. Gardner officiating.
Burial followed at Restlawn Memorial Gardens, Cedar Hill.
He is preceded in death by a son, David Kendrick, and his parents, Simon and Mallie Dixon Kendrick.
Mr. Kendrick is survived by his wife, Elnora Kendrick of Springfield; sons, Simon and Paul Kendrick, both of Springfield, James Kendrick of Clarksville, and Jeffery and Larry Kendrick of Louisville, Ky.; daughters, Eleanor McKissack and Betty Gardner both of Springfield, Robbie Gardner of Adams, Estelle Dowlen of Louisville, Ky., and Fannie Green of Memphis; a sister, Lovie Carney of Springfield; 18 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren, and a host of relatives and friends.
Serenity Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Sarah Hester Winston
Sarah Hester Winston, 78, died Sunday, May 19, 2002, at Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services.
Funeral services were held May 25, at Jones Memorial AME Zion Church in New Albany, Ind.
Burial followed at Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park.
She was a native of Robertson County and a long-time resident of New Albany, Ind.
She was a member of Jones Memorial AME Zion Church in New Albany, Ind.
She was preceded in death by her brothers, Carl and Arthur Taylor, and sisters, Jessie Hurt and Luna Douglas.
She is survived by a son, Jerrol Z. Miles of New Albany, Ind.; daughter-in-law, Alice L. Miles; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; a sister, Bernice Dickerson of Adarirville, Ky.; a brother-in-law, Fred Douglas of New Albany, Ind., and a host of nieces and nephews, cousins and friends, all from Springfield and New Albany, Ind.
Pamela Lynn Hensley
Pamela Lynn Hensley, 48, of Savannah, Ga., died Sunday, Sept. 30, 2002.
Graveside services will be held Saturday, Oct. 5, at Elmwood Cemetery in Springfield.
Survivors include her faher, Ray Hensley of Mt. Juliet; mother, Betty Rice Womble of Murfreesboro, fomerly of Springfield; and a brother, Bob Hensley of Chicago.
Austin & Bell Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Ruth Carter Cook
Miss Ruth Carter Cook, 91, of Cross Plains died Sunday, Sept. 15, 2002, at her residence.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, Sept. 18, at 11 a.m. in the Chapel of Austin & Bell Funeral Home in White House with Dr. Ron Lowery officiating.
Interment followed in the Woodlawn Mausoleum in Nashville.
Miss Cook was born in Robertson County Dec. 12, 1910, to the late Robert Canor and Mittie Ellen Empson Cook, who precede her in death.
She was a member of the United Methodist Church in Cross Plains, and a partner in Springfield Tobacco Warehouse.
She is survived by a nephew, Don Dunn of Franklin, Ky., and five nieces, Martha Boyce of Madison, Nancy Covington of Cross Plains, Betty Moore of Springfield, Peggy Fletcher of Springfield, and Jane Fleming of Rome, Ga.
Pallbearers for the services were Mike Dunn, Brent Cairnes, Gary Boyce, Bob Fletcher, Larry Fletcher and Frank Fleming.
The family requests memorials be made to Cross Plains United Methodist Church.
Austin & Bell Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Elsie Bell Bush
Elsie Bell Bush, 88, of Springfield died Monday, Sept. 9, 2002, at Morningside Living Center.
Funeral services were conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12, at Austin & Bell Funeral Home with Bro. John Bolton officiating.
Interment followed in Hopewell Cemetery.
Miss Bush is preceded in death by her parents, William Boyd and Sarah Carver Bush, and her brothers, Carney Bush, Herbert Bush and Cleo Bush, and sisters, Dorothy Moulton, Marie Abernathy, Margaret Croslin, and Elizabeth Harrison.
She is survived by a brother, Russell Bush of Cedar Hill; a sister, Virgie Jernigan of North Webster, Ind., and several nieces and nephews.
Austin & Bell Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.