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Miscellaneous Williamson County, Tennessee Obituaries


Margaret Lorene Chester
Margaret Lorene Chester, 76, passed away December 9, 2001 at Harpeth Terrace Convalescent Home in Franklin. She is preceded in death by her husband Sterling Chester. She is survived by daughters, Jeannie C. Hester of Fairview and Melody Joy Robinson of Franklin; Sons, Alan Bryant Chester of Fairview and John Rusty Chester of Smyrna; Sisters, Dorothy Mayo of Murfreesboro, Johnnie Bell Nickols of Readyville, Emma Nell Simmons of Readyville and Rilla Sue Bogle of Woodbury; Brother, Macon Davenport of Murfreesboro; 4 grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren. Funeral services were held on December 12, 2001 at Fairview Chapel of Dickson Funeral Home with Brother Steve Watts officiating. Burial followed in Lampley Cemetery.

Angela Winn Jacobsohn
Angela Winn Jacobsohn, 31, died Wednesday in a car accident on Highway 100 near Fairview. Jacobsohn was a native of Lincoln County and a member of the Berean Free Will Baptist Church. She worked as a nurse’s aide for Home Health Care. She is survived by her husband, David Jacobsohn; a daughter, Tiffany Sullivan; and two sons, Blake McBay and Jordan Sullivan, all of Fairview; her parents, Gilbert and Sally Johnson Winn of Fayetteville, Tenn.; five sisters, Glenda Crowell and Tammy Mitchell of Fayetteville, Brenda Chapman of Decatur, Ala., Helen Osborne of Hazel Green, Ala., and Lisa Land of Flintville, Tenn.; as well as five brothers, Wayne McNeal and Joey Winn of Kelso, Tenn., Terry McNeal of Hazel Green, Ala., Dale McNeal of Elora, Tenn., and Mike McNeal of Fayetteville. Funeral services were conducted at 1 p.m. on Friday, December 14 in the Gallant Funeral Home in Fayetteville, with Carlos Beddingfield officiating. Burial followed in Gum Springs Cemetery.

Vernon Palmer Barnhill
Mr. Vernon Palmer Barnhill, 74, passed away November 29, 2001 at his residence. Mr. Barnhill was a veteran of the Army and served in WWII. He worked as a farmer and was a member of the Liberty Lincoln Church of Christ. He is survived by his wife, Modine Barnhill; Sons, Tim (Regina) Barnhill, and Steve (Teresa) Barnhill, all of the Craigfield community; Sister Alma (Al) Wehby of Madison, TN; Brother, Randy (Dawn) Barnhill of Memphis, TN; 4 grandchildren. Services were held on Saturday, December 1, 2001 at Franklin Memorial Chapel with Michael Binkley officiating. Burial foll.owed in Mt. Hope Cemetery. Nephews and neighbors served as pallbearers

Charlie Clifton Sullivan
Mr. Charlie Clifton “ Clip” Sullivan, 86, Passed away November 26, 2001. Mr. Sullivan is preceded in death by his son, Johnny Clifton “J.C.” Sullivan. Survivors include his wife, Willie Mai Sullivan; Daughters, Elsie Mai Smith, Wanda Laverne McCoy, Barbara Sue Johnson; Son, Charles Terry Sullivan; Sister, Viola Harrison; 19 grandchildren; Numerous great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held on November 27, 2001 at Harpeth Hills Funeral Home with Billy Arnold officiating. Interment followed at Harpeth Hills Memory Gardens. Grandsons served as pallbearers.

Noah McDonald Barton
Noah McDonald Barton, November 8, 1983- November 18, 2001. A fine and much-loved young man. He was a senior at Fairview High School, a proud member of the Fairview High School Band where he played his first chair trumpet. He was also working toward a career in law enforcement. He is survived by his mother, Bonnie Siegel Barton; his father, William H. Barton III (Sara); his brothers, William H. Barton IV and Jesse Taylor Barton; all of Fairview; grandmothers, Barbara Barton and Zelda Siegal; grandfather, William H. Barton Jr. (Marylyn); aunt, Sally-Barton Arwood (Steve); uncles, Tommy Barton and Andy Barton (Jennifer), Jay Sims and Jerry Siegel (Marge); cousins and many close friends. A memorial service was held on Wednesday, November 21, 2001 at First Church Unity in Nashville. A private burial service was held on November 23, 2001 at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Franklin.

Guy Thomas Hammon
Mr. Guy Thomas Hammon, 78, passed away January 25, 2002 at Claiborne Hughes Healthcare in Franklin. He was a veteran of World War II. He served in the US Army and retired from the US Navy. Survivors include his sons, Guy Thomas Hammon, Jr and John William Hammon both of Florida; Daughters, Tina Reedling, Juanita Martin, Carol Looney and Adaline Wright all of Florida; Sisters, Dora Mangrum (Elton) of Burns, Marie Martin (Cavie) of Fairview and Alma Kiser of Nashville; Step-sons, James, Marshall and John W. all of Florida; Step-daughters, Barbara and Rosie both of Florida; 10 grandchildren. Funeral services were held on January 27,2002 at Fairview Chapel. Burial followed in Hudgins Cemetery with military honors.

Earl Morgan Nash
Mr. Earl Morgan Nash, 79, passed away January 27, 2002 at Baptist Hickman Hospital in Centerville. He was preceded in death by his brother Joe Nash and sister Marjorie Litton. Mr. Nash was a veteran of the Air Force and served in World War II. He was a member of the Centerville First Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, Georgia Sue Nash of Centerville, Tenn. ; Sons, Joseph (Joe) Earl Nash of Waverly, Tenn. and Mark Ellis Nash of Nashville, Tenn.; 5 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; Sisters, Modine Morgan of Winter Haven, Fl., Maurine Meadows of Greenbrier, Tenn., Annette Shepard of Myrtle Beach, SC ; Brothers, Kenneth Nash of Nashville, Tenn., Charles Nash of Franklin, Tenn., Garner Nash of Fairview, Tenn., Boyd Nash of Fairview, Tenn., and Loyd Nash of Nunnelly, Tenn. Funeral services were held January 29, 2002 at McDonald Funeral Home in Centerville with Jay Lauritsen and Dr. Joe Tanner officiating. Burial followed in Grays Bend Cemetery in Centerville.

Bessie Lee Pewitt
Bessie Lee Pewitt, 82, passed away January 29, 2002 at Williamson Medical Center. Survivors include, brothers L.C. Pewitt of Franklin, Douglas and Leland Pewitt both of Fairview; Sisters, Gertrude Craft of Nashville, Corene Mangrum of Fairview, Inez Stinson of Fairview and Janie Craft of Bon Aqua. Funeral services were held on February 1, 2002 at the Fairview Chapel with Rev. Ed Fox officiating. Burial followed in Taylor Cemetery. Nephews served as pallbearers.

Erby Lucion Thomas
Mr. Erby Lucion Thomas, 63, passed away January 31, 2002. He was a member of the Church of Christ. Survivors include his wife, Lillian Thomas of Bon Aqua; Daughters, Resa and Rita Kay Thomas; Step-daughters, Sandy Corbitt of Bon Aqua and Tammy Creech of Lyles; Sister, Barbara Paris of Nashville; Grandchildren, Taylor and Tyler Lanius and Katlin Mangrum. Funeral services were held February 2, 2002 at the Fairview Chapel of Dickson Funeral Home. Burial followed in Greer Cemetery

Walter Curtis Carter
Mr. Walter Curtis Carter, 82, passed away January 21, 2002 at Centennial Medical Center. Mr. Carter was a Foreman in the cutting department of Werthan Industries. He was a member of the Baptist Church and a veteran of WWII where he served in the Army. Survivors include his wife, Willadean Boone Carter of Fairview; Sons, Freddie W. Carter of Kingston Springs and Larry D. Carter of Fairview; Brother, Homer Carter of Fairview; 2 granddaughters; 5 great grandchildren. Funeral services were held on January 24, 2002 at the Fairview Chapel with Rev. James Valentine officiating. Burial followed in Harpeth Hills Memory Gardens. Active pallbearers were John Kilpatrick, Early Macon, Paul Wilkins, Gary Hall, Dennis Carter and Ronnie Boone.

Lyle B. Gustafson
Lyle B. Gustafson, born on January 12, 1944, passed on to a better place on January 23, 2002. Lyle is survived by daughters Lisa Cloyd and Tammy White, both of Fairview and son Lyle Gustafson, Jr. of California; grandchildren Andrea Cloyd, Nichole Cloyd, Andrew Prentice and Corbin Mark White, all of Fairview. Moving from Illinois in 1982 to Fairview with two daughters in tow, he began a new life on this earth as he does now in heaven. He will be greatly missed by friends and family. A memorial was held at Grassland Heights Baptist Church in Franklin on Saturday, January 26.

Vella Sullivan Pegram
Funeral services for Vella Love Sullivan Pegram, 85, formerly of Waverly, was held at the Humphreys County Funeral Home on January 24th with Brother Lee Brown of Cold Water, Mississippi officiating. Burial was in Richlawm Cemetery following the service. Mrs. Pegram died on Monday, January 21 at Summit Medical Center in Hermitage, Tennessee. She was born at home on March 26, 1916 in Williamson County to the late Albert A. and Anna Walker Sullivan. A homemaker and retired bookkeeper for both the City of Waverly and the Waverly Housing Authority, she was also a member of the Waverly and Wildwood Church of Christ. She is survived by sisters Wilma Jeffreys and Aldie Burke, of Clarksville; besta Griswold of Nashville; Orphia Akaiwa of Long Island and Madelin Wallace of Fairview; brothers Othel Sullivan of Robbinsville, North Carolina; and Irvin Sullivan of Fairview; a daughter JoAnna Rice of Birmingham; a son, Dr. Wayne Pegram of Cookeville; four grandchildren; four great grandchildren; and numerous surviving nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Orbin Pegram and three brothers, Orville Sullivan, Hubert Sullivan and Herbert Sullivan. Pallbearers were Paul Sullivan, Lowell Sullivan, Andrew Griswold, Eric Pegram, Jon Pegram, Joseph Pegram and Scott Stainforth.

Eddie “Wayne” Clark Jr.
Mr. Eddie “Wayne” Clark Jr., 41, went to be with the Lord March 13, 2002. Beloved husband, father, son, brother, uncle, grandson. Preceded in death by grandparents, Preston Russell and Ben and Lela Clark. Surviviors are his wife, Linda Clark; son, Brandon Clark; stepsons, Keith Bruce, Jeremy Bruce; parents, Eddie W. and Virginia Clark, all of Fairview; sisters, Lisa (Robert) Palmore of Dickson, Lorrie (James) Hall of Dickson; brother, Joseph (Joey) Clark of Fairview; chosen brother, Randall Sexton of Springfield; nieces, Jennifer Palmore, Deanna Hall, Bethany Hall; nephews, Justin Palmore, Jonathon Palmore, Preston Hall, Joseph Clark; many aunts, uncles, cousins. Wayne was a friend to everyone he met. He was an elevator mechanic for 17 years and a member of the Shelby Ave. Baptist Church. Funeral services were held on Saturday, March 16, 2002 at Harpeth Hills Funeral Home with Brother gary Wiggins officiating. Interment followed at harpeth Hills Memory Gardens. Family and friends served as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers were members and retirees of Nashville-Chattanooga Elevator Local #93, personnel in the elevator division of Nashville Machine Co. and Otis Elevator Company.

Ethan Kyle Daugherty
Ethan Kyle Daugherty, 10, passed away March 19, 2002. He is survived by his mother and father, James Eric and Paula Daugherty of Bon Aqua; grandparents, Tony and Cheryl Daugherty of Murfreesboro. Funerla services were held on Friday, March 22, 2002 at Harpeth Hills Funeral Home with brother Jeff Keele officiating. Interment followed in Harpeth Hills Memory Gardens.

Alice Mildred Bryant
Mrs. Alice Mildred Bryant, 62, passed away March 4, 2002 at Vanderbilt Hospital in Nashville. She was a member of Crooked Creek Church of Christ in Linden. Survivors include her husband Carl Dean Bryant of Linden, TN; daughters, Kathleen Breece and Karen Ann Bowen, both of Centerville; son, Jeffrey Dean Bryant of Nashville; 6 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; brothers, Guy Ward Davidson of Fairview, Billy Davidson of Centerville and Cecil Davidson, Jr. of Big Sandy; sisters, Lovie Jean Blocker of Centerville, Corrine Allen Orton of Columbia, Jo Ann Sullivan of Fairview and Patsy Carroll of Centerville. Funeral services were held March 6, 2002 at McDonald Funeral Home in Centerville with Sam Hester officiating. Burial followed in Nickell Cemetery in Centerville.

Tressie Belle Buttrey Sullivan
Tressie Belle Buttrey Sullivan, 86, passed away February 23, 2002 at her residence in Fairview. She was a seamstress with Cain-Sloan, a member of Liberty Hill Church of Christ and the Fairview Senior Citizens. Mrs. Sullivan is preceded in death by her parents, James W. and Sadie May Buttrey, husband of 40 years, Woodrow Wilson Sullivan, sister, Dorothy Sullivan, brother, Archie L. Buttrey, Sr. and granddaughter Candace Sullivan. She is survived by her daughters, Marjorie (Billy) Lankford and Glenda (Larry) Stinson, all of Fairview; son, Emmett (Sandra) Sullivan of Nashville; brother, Finis Edward (Hazel) Buttrey of Fairview; grandchildren, Cheryl (Gary) Sanford, Larue Tidwell, Christy Lankford, Connie (Steve) Hamley, Carla (Michael) Colletti, Clarissa (Robert) Baltz, Phillip Stinson and Patrice Stinson; great-grandchildren, Stephanie Tidwell, Amanda (Wesley) Brackeen, Stacie Hamley, Ali Hamley, Amber Colletti, Ryan Colletti, Jody Baltz and Jordan Baltz. Funeral services were held February 25, 2002 at Franklin Memorial Chapel with Curtis Hall and Bob Simmons officiating. Burial followed in Jane Jones Cemetery. Memorial contributions can be made to the Middle Tennessee Chapter American Parkinson Disease Association, Jane Jones Cemetery Fund or the Liberty Hill Church of Christ Building Fund.

Robert A. Wiseman
MSGT/USMC Robert A. Wiseman passed away February 22, 2002. Mr. Wiseman was born October 15, 1932, the son of James and Flossie B. Hill Wiseman. He leaves his wife, Helen M. Wiseman of Fairview; daughter, Glynn M. Richardson of Fairview; son, James Wiseman of Hickman County; sister, Glyn E. Smith Althouse of Escondido, Ca.; grandchildren, Tosha M. and Heather A. Richardson of Fairview, Justin and Brittney Wiseman of Lawrenceburg, TN.; nephews, Treve and Ronald Smith of California, Russel Smith of Tennessee and Mark Smith of Nevada; niece, Sandra Cauthers of California. Memorial services were held February 27, 2002 from the Fairview Chapel. Graveside services were at the Middle Tennessee Veterans Cemetery with full military honors.

Lera Frances Brown “ Barnhill”
Lera Frances Brown “ Barnhill”, 88, passed away January 27, 2002. She is survived by her sister, Hattie Unrich and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held at Phillips-Robinson Funeral Home in Nashille January 30, 2002. Interment followed in Spring Hill Cemetery.

Jerry Winford (Rat) Stinson
Mr. Jerry Winford “ Rat” Stinson, 74, passed away February 17, 2002. Born in Williamson County, he was a veteran of World War II, worked 25 years at CPS and also at Woodlawn Cemetery and Wilbert Vault Company. Survivors include daughters, Jerre (Paul) Sewell of Franklin and Vicky Hargrove (Richard); sister, Clara Goodreau; grandchildren, Stacy White, Kevin Anness, Brandy Pruitt, Travis, Kimberely and Danny Stinson; 3 great grandchildren; special friend, Rose Rudolph, all of Franklin. Services were held February 19, 2002 at Williamson Memorial Funeral Home with Jeff Necessary officiating. Inurnment followed in Williamson Memorial Gardens.

John Willie Bennett
Mr. John Willie Bennett, 94, passed away February 10, 2002 at Williamson Medical Center. Mr Bennett was born in Williamson County, son of the late Wright Bennett and Irene Sears Bennett and made his home in Franklin. He was retired farmer and attended the Baptist church. Survivors include his brothers, Wright Bennett, Jr of Williamsport, TN and Andrew T. Bennett and wife Sara of Fairview; special nephews and nieces Andy Bennett, Jr., Donna Bennett, Judy Tomlin, Sally Fly, Sara Jane Bennett and Joe Bennett; other nieces and nephews; special great nephew Corey Michael Bennett; other great nieces and nephews; great-great niece Kassidy Warf; special friend, Gladys Shepherd. Funeral services were February 12, 2002 at Williamson Memorial Funeral Home with John House officiating. Burial followed in Williamson Memorial Gardens.

William Gilbert Haskins
Mr. William Gilbert Haskins, 71, passed away Tuesday, February 12, 2002 at his residence in College Grove. Mr Haskins was born in Williamson County, son of the late William Wesley Haskins and Rosa Rainey Haskins. He served with the Marines in Korea and was a laborer with General Smelting Refinery. Survivors include his sons, Joseph W. Irvin of College Grove and William E. Bandy of College Grove; daughters, Ann Marie Walls of College Grove and Vicki Dunnivant of Petersburg, TN;brother, Willard Haskins of Eagleville, TN; step- daughters, Ann Garner of Peytonsville Community, Betty Walls of Nolensville and Linda Bruce of Peytonsville Community; 9 grandchildren. Funeral services were February 14, 2002 at Williamson Memorial Funeral Home with Brother Dennis King officiating. Burial followed in Hudgins Cemetery.

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