Linda Joyce Sanders
Linda Joyce Sanders, 56, of Ashland City died Thursday, Aug. 15, 2002, at Saint Thomas Hospital in Nashville.
Funeral services were held Sunday, Aug. 18, 2002, at 2 p.m. at Cheatham County Funeral Home, Ashland City, with Carl Richardson officiating. Interment was in Will-Smith Cemetery, Ashland City. Pallbearers were Steven Highers, Eugene Hughes, Wes Aymett, Sidney Anderson, Hicks Allen, Mike Boles, Tommy Schroeder, Dennis Goslin; honorary pallbearers were Joe Collie, Ricky Kelly, Bobby Stanley, Dr. James Baldwin, Bob Saunders, James Caldwell, Jack Kerns, Jerry Simpson, Nick Schroeder, Gary Townes, Kenneth Overstreet, Ray Herstek, Billy Reeder, Art Malmon, Jim Bornstein, H.F. Batts.
She was preceded in death by her father, Thomas Jackson, and her brother, George Jackson.
She is survived by husband, Gene Sanders, of Ashland City; mother, Ophelia Smith of Old Hickory; daughter, Gena (Derek) Batts of Ashland City, granddaughter, Leslie Batts of Ashland City; grandson, Matthew Batts of Ashland City, and brother, Steve (Jo) Jackson.
She was a secretary with Farm Bureau Insurance of Cheatham County, Ashland City.
Cheatham County Funeral Home in charge or arrangements.
Kittye Corrine Crosswhite
Kittye Corrine Crosswhite, 67, died Thursday, Aug. 29, 2002.
Funeral services were held Sunday, Sept. 1, 2002, at 3 p.m. at Boyd Funeral Home in Ashland City; conducted by Rev. Leon Edwards; Interment in Forest Hill Cemetery. Active pallbearers: Kenneth Rose, Harold Baker, David Bowker, Steve Tucker, Buck Brewer and Bennie Batts.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Gene Crosswhite and her parents, E.K. and Nannie Glasgow.
She is survived by sons, Jerome (Pratoom) Crosswhite and George Crosswhite, both of Nashville; daughter Pat (Mike) Allen of Ashland City; brother, E.K. Glasgow Jr. and sister, Mrs. Annie (Lester) Bowker and Frances Morris, both of Ashland City; grandchildren, Brandon and Stacy Allen.
Boyd Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Eleanor Hardigg Sneed
Eleanor Hardigg Sneed, 91, died Aug. 27, 2002.
Memorial services were held Friday, Aug. 30, 2002, at 10 a.m. from St. George’s Episcopal Church, 4715 Harding Road. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Luke’s Community Center, 5601 New York Avenue, Nashville 37209.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas L. Sneed and brothers, Oscar Hardigg and George W. Hardigg.
She is survived by daughters, Mary Eleanor Sneed of Pegram and Melinda Sneed Williams (Mrs. William A.) of Burns; granddaughters, Jennifer Murff of Gatlinburg, Melinda Murff of Ashland City and Prentice Lee (Penny) Brink of Nashville; great-grandchildren, Kali Maria Pitts, Emma Lawson Blackwelder and Thomas Mason Blackwelder; sisters, Katherine Schiro and Marie Aswell of California; extended family, Adelaide Crawford, George Albert Murff, Joseph H. Hodgson Jr., Vanessa C. Hodgson and Donald L. (Scotty) Brink.
Mrs. Sneed grew up in Sewanee and moved to Nashville at age 16, at which time she entered George Peabody College for Teachers. She taught fourth and fifth grades in the Nashville school system (Margaret Allen, Parmer and Robertson Academy) in the 1930s. She was a founding member of St. George’s Episcopal Church where she served in many capacities over the years including President of the Women of the Church. She was also a founding member of the “This ‘N That” Thrift Shop, where she volunteered for many years. Other memberships and activities included The Centennial Club of Nashville, member and volunteer of Cheekwood, member of the Campbell Chapter of the D.A.R. and a Fannie Battle Day Home volunteer.
West Harpeth Funeral Home and Crematory in charge of arrangements.
James R. Cooksey
James R. “J.B.” Cooksey, 90, of Cedar Hill, died Monday, Sept. 2, 2002, at Beverly Healthcare Center.
Funeral services were conducted Thursday, Sept. 5, 2002, at 3 p.m. in the Oakhurst Chapel of the Robertson County Funeral Home with Bro. Randall Wright and Bro. Gene Parton officiating. The interment followed in the Heads Church Cemtery.
He was preceded in death by his grandchildren: Wayne Parker and Shannon Cooksey James; great-grandchild, Amanda Odle; brothers, George and Chester Cooksey; sisters, Rebecca Davis and Ora Lee Jones.
He is survived by his wife of 69 years, Roberta Watts Cooksey of Cedar Hill; sons and daughters-in-law: Burton and Linda Cooksey of Springfield, Danny Cooksey of Springfield, Ricky and Janet Cooksey of Clarksville; daughters and sons-in-law, Laverne and Bob Adkins of Saint Joseph, Mo. and Betty Jean Bugg of Chapmansboro; sisters, Josie Dowlen of Springfield, Annie Cope of Stroudsville; 18 grandchilden, 25 great-grandchildren, 16 great-great-grandchildren.
Mr. Cooksey was born Oct. 21, 1911, in Missouri to the late Joe Bennett and Lula White Cooksey. He was a retired farmer and a member of the Oak Lawn Free Will Baptist Church.
The family requested memorial contributions to be made to the Heads Church Cemetery.
Robertson County Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Richard Ray Hanley
Richard Ray (Dick) Hanley, 71, died Friday, Aug. 30, 2002, at his home in Nixa, Mo.
Funeral Services were held Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2002, at 11 a.m. at Boyd Funeral Home. Rev. Herbert Dane officiated. Burial was in the Nanny Hollis Cemetery in Henrietta.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Hanley Sr., and his daughter, Sherri Hanley.
He is survived by wife, Rosemary Hanley of Nixa, Mo.; sons, Richard Hanley III of El Cajon, Calif., John William Watson of Ray Town, Mo., and Michael J. Watson of Ft. Scott, Kan.; daughter, Letta Carrozza of Jimez, N.M.; brothers, Bobby Hanley of Ashland City, Carl Hanley of Mt. Home, Ariz.; and sister, Dorothy Buehler of Lexington, Ky.; nine grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Boyd Funeral Home in charge of services.
Wilma “Willie” McWhirter, 65, died Thursday, Sept. 5, 2002.
Services where held Sunday, Sept. 8, 2002, at Anderson and Garrett Funeral home, Joelton. Herbert Rains officiated. Family and friends served as pallbearers. Burial was in Anderson Cemetery, Ashland City.
She was preceded in death by husband, James McWhirter, one brother, six sisters.
She is survived by daughters, Barbara Ann (J.P.) Krantz, Terri (Reuben)Wood; grandchildren, Tania Wood, Jaima Krantz, C.J. Krantz; sisters, Emmogene Butler, Teresa Carney, 26 nieces and nephews; special friend, Jim Templeton, lifelong friends, Ruth Hicks and Joan Collins.
She was born March 13, 1937, in Nashville, the daughter of Thomas Malcolm and Lela Francis Johnson Russell. She was in the accounting department of Bill Crook Food Stores and a member of the Whites Creek Church of Christ.
Anderson and Garrett Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.