The Murfreesboro Post from Murfreesboro, Tennessee on August 21, 2001 · 6
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Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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Tuesday, August 21, 2001
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AS - TUESDAY, AUGUST 21, SOU . ' f OBITUARIES MURFREESBORO FUNERAL NOME ft CREMATION SERVICES SPONSORED BY 33 Spencer Rood, ago 99. passed away on Friday. August 10, 2018 surrounded by Wends and family at his daughters home. He was native and life-long rest dent of Rutherford County. He was the manager and coowner of the auto body division of Bym Motor Company. He was also a member of Bell-wood Baptist Church. Spencer was preceded in death by his wifer Gertrude Trudy Summers Reed, brothers; Joe and Lonnie Reed-sister, Rebecca Azileen welch and grandson, John David Harris. He Is survived by his daughter, Peggy Reed (Jimmy) Harris of Murfreesboro, grandchild, Virginia 'Glnna Marie Harris Watson, Great grandchildren; Chris Watson and Katetyn Watson, sister-in-law, Virginia Reed, nieces; Darlene (Michael) Bauer, .H. Jean Reed, Ciaytie Jo (Spencer) Shipley, Risa Gail (Billy) Briggs, Dayna (Fllnn) Echols and Becky (Jeff) Barr, nephews; Frankie Reed, . David (Vicky) Reed, Dwain Reed, Eddy Reed and Ronnie Reed and many cherished nieces and nephews. A chapel service for Spencer was held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, August 14, 2018 in Jennings and Ayers Funeral Home with Brother Sam Epley officiating. Burial followed at Evergreen Cemetery with family and friends senring as pallbearers and Dr. Peter DiCorieto, Dr. Robert Dray, Dr Wayne Westmoreland and Dr. Charles Goodman senring as honorary pallbearers. Visitation with the family was from 4 until 8 p.m. on Monday, August 13, 2018 at Jennings and Ayers Funeral Home; 820 South Church SL Murfreesboro, TN 37130; (615)893-2422. Please leave condolences at Elisabeth Davis, age 95, passed away August 13, 2018 at Community Care of Rutherford County. She was bom in Davidson County and attended North Boulevard Church of Christ . Elizabeth Was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Mable Eaton; husband, George B. Davis; and son, James Tucker Taylor, III. She is survived by her ins, Johnny Taylor, Jerry Taylor; daughters. Marianne Victory, Jeana Miller; and grandchildren, Renee Luther, Michele Rucker, Abby Taylor, Emily Taylor, Stephannie Montgomery; and Jaimee Miller. Graveside service was 11 a.m, Thursday, August 16, 2018 at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens, Nashville, TN. Tony Holt officiated with family and friends senring as pallbearers. . Arrangements are under the direction of Jennings and Ayers Funeral Home and Cremation. 820 South Church St, Murfreesboro, TN 37130. 615-893-2422. Please leave online condolences at Joey Dale Cuney, age 43, passed away August 13, 2018. He was a lifelong resident of Rutherford County and worked as a Technician at Nissan. Joey was preceded in death by his sister, Lori Currey Parker. He is survived by his parents, Rickey and Marsha Currey; wife, Valarie Currey; sons, Brandon Utley, Lee Currey, Rickey Currey, Cody Tyree all of Murfreesboro; and daughters, Cheyenne Currey, Mia Is-jin both of Murfreesboro. Visitation with the family was 4 to 8 p.m, Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at Jennings and Ayers Funeral Home. Chapel service was 2 p.m, Thursday, August 16, 2018 at Jennings and Ayers with Dwight Smitty officiating. Burial followed in Coleman Cemetery with family . MURFREESBOROPOSTiCOM liSii and friends serving as pallbearers. Arrangements are under the direction of Jennlnge and Ayers Funeral Home and Cremation, 820 South ' Church SL. Murfreesboro, TN 37130. 615893-2422. Please leave online condolences at Carl Robert Kilgore, age 42 of Milton, TN died Sunday August 12, 2018. He was a native of Brazil, IN and was working for FOdEx Supply Chain. Carl Is survived by his wife, Kendra Kilgore; children, lyter Roman of Texas. Drew Kilgore of Smyrna, Cartssa Kilgore of Milton; parents, Pat and Sherry Chambers' Kilgore of Pennsylvania; brothers. Jerry Kilgore and wife Sara of Iowa, Scott Kilgore end wife Christy of Texas, Sam Kilgore and wife Nagisa of California;" sisters, Chrysta Richards and husband Col. Karl of Germany, Anna Rawlins and husband Chase of Texas, Aiyssa Sage and husband Michael of Pennsylvania, Cathryn Kilgore of Pennsylvania. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made iq memory of Carl to Alagille Syndrome Alliance: .Visitation was 3 to 7 p.m. Friday at Woqdfin Memorial Chapel. Funeral service was 2 p.m. Saturday at Wood-fin Memorial Chapel. Burial followed In Milton Cemetery, Hazal Nadbie Fann Blair, 79, of Woodbury passed away on August 14, 2018. ' She was bom Sept 18, 1938. Preceded In death by her parents, Clyde Floyd Fann and Gladys White Merri-man Fann and by two brothers. Billy Fann and B ratten Fann. Survived by her daughter, Anna Blair Nichols (Stan-. ley Browning); one brother. Joe Fann; two grandsons, Josh (Amy) Nichols and TJ (Michelle) Nichols; seven great grandchildren, Laura Beth, Lane, Hannah Jo, Al den, Jolen, Listen, and Addison; several nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews. She was also The Nanny to so many more. She was a member of Shiloh Baptist Church. Retired from being a barber for 35 years. Being a barber was a Job she enjoyed. Her daughter would ask her why she worked so late, her reply was. My farmer customers need haircuts too and they dont want to come In from the field to get a haircut Besides they know I don't care if they clean up or not' She enjoyed Just talking to her customers. She loved her family. She doted on her grandsons and great grandchildren. If she was able she always wanted to go see them play ball or whatever activity they bad going on. . She enjoyed chatting with her friends, of which she had many. She loved a good gospel singing or any singing at all. Her flowers were a passion along with cooking. All of life was a passion. She was always willing to help someone (friend, family, or stranger). She had a favorite song with lyrics that said: if I could see the smile on every face that entered, shake the hand of every friend I used to know and after I have had a while to be with Jesus. Id like to be the keeper of the door. Guess whos the new keeper of the Door! Any memorial donations can be made to The Cannon CountWSTking Horse Association (she worked very hard for this association for many years) or any youth sport She loved them all. Visitation was held at Smith Funeral Home on Friday, August 17, 2018 from 4 to 9 p.m. and on Saturday, August 18, from 9 a.m'. to 2 p.m. Funeral services were Saturday. August 18, 2018 at 2 p.m. in the Smith . Funeral Home chapel. Bobby Nichols officiated. Interment followed In Riverside Garden. Share memories and condolences with the family at wwwsmithfuner- Smith Funeral Home, 303 Murfreesboro Rd. Woodbury, TN 37190, 615-563-5337 . Jimmie Fitzgerald, age 88, of Unionville, TN, died Thursday, August 16, 2018 at his residence. He was a native of Tennessee and was a son of the late J. E. and Avis Fitzgerald. Mr. Fitzgerald was a member of the Methodist Church and served in the United States Air Force where he earned 2 Purple Hearts and a Silver Star during the Korean Conflict After his military career he became a farmer. He also participated In several civic groups Including the Rotary Club. In addition to his parents, Mr. Fitzgerald was preceded In death by his son, Christopher Fitzgerald, and sister, Marie Sleighball. . Mr. Fitzgerald is survived by his wife, Brenda King Fitzgerald of Unionville, TN; daughter, Lisa (Kenneth) Werner of Murfreesboro, TN; son, James (Mary Beth) Pied re of Dothan, AL; 4 grandchildren, Morgan Watson, Kelsey Werner, Madison Piedra, and Mitchell Pied re. The family will have a memorial service at a later data. For those who wish, memorial donations may be made to SL Jude's Children's Hospital or American Hu-mane Society. Lawrence Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc, Chapel HID, TN In charge of arrangements, 931-364-2233, www.lawrencefuneral.neL LL CoL Retired Richard Lloyd Hendrick, age 84 of Murfreesboro, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Thursday. August 16, 201& He was a native of Orgas. WV and the son of the late Cart and Iva Ayers Hendrick. He was preceded In death by his wife of 54 years, Betty Jean Thomas Hendrick, who passed away on January It 2014. Funeral service was 10 a.m. Monday, August 20, 2018 at Woodfln Memorial Chapel with. Pastor Noel Schoonmaker officiating. Burial followed in Cothran Cemetery .with Military Honors. Dr. John Dixon. Dr. Steve Embry, Gary Eakes, Bob Verbal, Blake Tidwell, Tommy Wheeler, Jerry Lewis and Jimmy Thomap served as honorary pallbearers. ' LL Col. Hendrick Is survived by his children; daughter, Lora Hendrick of Donetson, Rick Hendrick arid his wife Sandra of Murfreesboro, Mike Hendrick of Murfreesboro, and grandson, Austin Hendripk. . LL Col. Hendrick was member of the First Baptist Church and a 1961 graduate of Tennessee Tech. He served In the US Army Reserves until his retirement In 1983. He was a avid golfer for 54 years, MTSU supporter for 45 years and a BRAA member since 1972.' In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Heart Association. Visitation was from 2 until 6 p.m. Sunday. August 19, 2018 at Woodfln Memorial Chapel. 615893-5151. - Grace EMene Bowman. Bums, of Rockvale, TN passed away Thursday, August 16, 2018 on her 76" birthday. She was bom in Rutherford County, TN to the late J.H. and Lizzie Hall McCrary Bowman. Mrs. Bums was a 1961 graduate of Shelbyville Central High School. She was a member of Rockvale Church of God. Mrs. Bums dedicated her life to caring for children. She served in the nursery at Rockvale Church of God for 25 years, was a substitute teacher for Rutherford County Schools for 16 years, and worked as the afternoon preschool director at First United Methodist Church in Murfreesboro for 10 years. Mrs. Bums is survived by her husband of 53 years, Robert Carl Bums; children, Me Bums, II and his wife Stephanie of Eagleville, TN and Robbie Bums of Rockvale; grandchildren, Me, III and Ellie; sister, Dorene Potts of Shelbyville, TN; and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded In death by her brother, Elliott Bcfrman, and a sister, Clara Delffs. Visitation with the family was Saturday. August 18. 2018 from 4 until 8 p.m. at Woodfirt Memorial Chapel. Funeral services were held Sunday, August 19. 2018 at 3 p.m. at Woodfln Memorial Chapel. Pastor Tony Anderson officiated. Burial took place in Bums Cemetery in Rockvale. Family and friends served as pallbearers. Memorials may be made to Alive Hospice - Murfreesboro in memory of Mrs. Bums. An online guestbook is available for the family at Woodfln Memorial Chapel (615)8938151 Chief Richard' Ricky McCormick, age 49, of LaVergne. TN. passed away Thursday. Aug 16. 2018. A native of Maxton, NC he was preceded in death by his parents, Billy Gene and Sally Faye Wiikerson McCormick: and his son, Brandon Taylor McCormick. Funeral services will be Wednesday at 10 a.m. at Highland Heights -Church of Christ. Brother Stephen Hale will officiate. Burial will be in Mapleview Cemetery. He is survived by his loving wife Diana Allen McCor-' mick; sons, lyier McCormick arid Jordan McCormick of LaVergne, TN; daughter, Ashley McCormick of Smyrna; brother, Allen McCormick and his wife Briana of Manchester, TN; sister, Christa Nichols and her husband Nick of LaVergne, TN; fether-in-law, Bobby Allen of North Carolina; mother-in-law, Judy Alien of California; and his. loving canine children, Sebastian, Sabienne, Jasmine, Cheyenne, and Shiloh. Chief McCormick was a 1987 graduate of Smyrna High School. During high school he began to volunteer as an explorer with the LaVergne Fire Department He actually left graduation to respond to a fire call, and has since continued to serve his community with the departmenL He was promoted to the honorable position of Fire Chief for the City of LaVergne Fire Department In 2014 serving as the first municipal wiief in the city. He loved spending time with his family and he will be greatly mined by all those who knew him. The LaVergne Fire Department will serve as pall bearers. Family ask memorials In memory of Chief McCormick please be made to Box 100 In LaVergne at www. bootlOOIavergne.otg Visitation will be Tuesday from 3 to 7 p.m. at Highland Haights Church of Christ An online guestbook la available at, 615-4593254. tj. Traditional Funerals 'T Cremation Service - f. ... V Pre-Planned ,7 - ; Arrangements 7 "Serving All Faiths i'i "A - i? ' rtf 3 - v. mt FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICES . j. sh tf : r4. t . 0 . IA5 Innsbrooka Blvd Murfreesboro, TN 37128 1 615-896-2229 1 UcrfreashoraFuneralHomexom ' . "- V S ... j-vk- ii it i

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