From Cheatham County, Tennessee:
John C. Scarbrough
John Clinton Scarbrough, 85, Nashville died Monday, Sept. 30, 2002, at the Nashville VA Hospital, Nashville.
Remains were at Anderson and Garrett Funeral Home, Joelton, The family and friends will meet at 1 p.m. today, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2002 at Mt. Sharon Church Cemetery, Springfield, with Bro. Jack Odom and Bro. R.V. Dowd officiating.
He is survived by wife, Edna Smith Scarbrough, Nashville; daughters, Faye Perkins, Ginger Potts, Judy Williams, all of Nashville; sons, Johnny Scarbrough, Ashland City, Eldon Scarbrough, Cincinnati, Ohio, Freddy Scarbrough and Kenny Scarbrough, both of Nashville; 20 grandchildren; sister, Eileen Blittle; brother, Ray Scarbrough.
He was born Aug. 27, 1917, in Russellville, Ky., the son of Albert Clinton and Hattie Maude Dickson Scarbrough. He was retired from TVA.
Anderson and Garrett Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Erwin S. Jackson
Captain Erwin S. "Jack" Jackson, U.S. Navy Retired, 82, died Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2002. A native of Ashland City, Capt. Jackson was a 1942 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy. He retired from the Navy in 1972 after 30 years of distinguished service to his country.
The Rev. Charles Hosay conducted the service at the Hollomon-Brown Bayside Chapel, Norfolk, Va., at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, 2002. Graveside service in Arlington National Cemetery will be on Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2002, at 3 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Civitan Acres for the Disabled, P.O. Box 883, Norfolk, Va. 23451.
He is survived by his wife, Betty; children, Kay and Bob Temme; Susan and Chuck Beers; Bob and Marjorie Jackson; Barbara and Preston Jennings; Cathe and Hal Cody two brothers: William Jackson of Lexington, Ky., and Robert Jackson of Ashland City. His grandchildren include Matt and Wende Temme, Greg and Michelle Temme, Clay and Kristie Beers, Irene and Tim Hawkins, Mark Pillsbury, Kimberly and Ryan Carmody and Brad Cody; and two great-grandchildren, Reiley Beers and Noah Carmody.
Capt. Jackson is a veteran of WWII where he served on destroyers in the Pacific Theater. At sea he served as Commanding Officer of the USS Uhlmann (DD 687), USS Nesosho (AO 143) and COMSERRON FOUR. Ashore he attended the Naval War College, Institute of Naval Studies and served on the CINCPACFLT, CINCLANTFLT and Joint Staff. He received a Masters in International Affairs from George Washington University. His personal decorations are the Legion of Merit and the Meritorious Service Medal. His campaign awards include the American Defense Service Medal, American Campaign Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Champaign, WWII Victory, Navy Occupation Service, Korean Service, United Nations Service and China Service.
After retiring from the Navy he worked for 20 years as Director of Housing Services for the City of Norfolk. Housing Services was a multi-faceted program for the maintenance and improvement of the city's housing and neighborhoods. Jackson played an integal role in preserving and upgrading housing for many residents of Norfolk.
He was a member of the Building Officials Codes Administration; member and past president of the Civitan Club of Norfolk; U.S. Naval Academy Alumni Association; The Retired Officers Association; Navy League of the United States; the American Legion; and attended Grace Bible Church in Virginia Beach.
Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, and Crematory, Norfolk, Va., in charge of arrangements.
Harriett Cathey Pond
Harriett Cathey Pond, 82, died Oct. 5, 2002.
Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2002, at 10 a.m. in the Woodlawn Chapel of Roses. Burial followed in Woodlawn Memorial Park.
She was preceded in death by husband, John T. Pond, Sr.
She is survived by son, John T. Pond Jr. (Peggy), Ashland City; sister, Jean Young, Houston, Texas; four grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren.
Woodlawn Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Nadine Sterry, 84, Pleasant View, passed away Saturday, Oct. 5, 2002, at St. Thomas Hospital, Nashville.
Funeral services were held Monday, Oct. 7, 2002, at Anderson and Garrett Funeral Home, Joelton, with Randy Riggs and John Gibbs officiating. Honorary pallbearers were Adult IV Sunday school Class of Good Springs Methodist Church. Active pallbearers: nephews. Burial was at Pleasant View Methodist Church Cemetery, Pleasant View.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Jack Sterry; parents, Charles B. and Willie Mai Arrington; brothers, Charles E. Arrington and Gene Arrington.
She is survived by sister, Sue (Richard) Cook of Chapmansboro; brothers, Glenn A. Arrington, James Arrington, Paul W. (Arden) Arrington, Gary "Bud" Arrington; several nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Sterry was a member of Good Springs Free Will Baptist Church.
Anderson and Garrett Funeral Home, Joelton, in charge of arrangements.
Thomas Jerry Street
Thomas Jerry Street, 64, died Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2002, at his home in Kingston Springs.
Funeral services were held Friday, Oct. 4, 2002, at 2 p.m. from the Chapel of Taylor Funeral Home with Tommy Marvin delivering the Eulogy. Interment was in the Scott Cemetery in Cheatham County. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made in his memory to Alive Hospice.
A native of Cheatham County, he was a tow motor driver with Ford Motor Company. He was a member of the United Methodist Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents Roy L. Street and Evie Bell Street and a brother, James L. Street.
Survivors are his wife of 45 years, Judy Street of Kingston Springs; three daughters, Kim (Charles) Cathey and Lisa (Benny) Cathey, both of White Bluff; Angie Cornwell and her finance, Buddy Carver, of Kingston Springs; two sisters, Virginia Harris and Billie Jean Andrews, both of Kingston Springs; three grandchildren, Michael Rodgers, Corey (Jennifer) Rodgers and Evie Cornwell; two great-grandchildren, Kaitlyn Rodgers and Clarissa Rodgers; several nieces and nephews.
Taylor Funeral Home, Dickson, in charge of arrangements.
Mary West Thomas
Mary West Thomas, 49, passed away on Sept. 12, 2002, at her home.
Funeral services were held Saturday, Oct. 5, 2002, at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Cheatham County Funeral Home with Brother Johnny Harris officiating. Burial was in the Felts Cemetery in Ashland City.
She is survived by a son, Richard Farley of Ashland City; two daughters, Michelle Beech of Smyrna and Sherrie Bingham of Atlanta, Ga.; two brothers, James Ray Dillard of Ivy Bluff and John Wayne Dillard of Lebanon; four sisters, Sue Biggs of Ashland City; Debbie Allison of Goodlettsville; Florence Crook of Pleasant View and Shirley Hollis of Manchester.
Cheatham County Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.