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ABERNATHY, Al Stanley OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 24 May 1983
Al Stanley, 63, died May 17, 1983 at his residence in Pulaski.
He was the son of the late Mitchell and Bell Coffman Abernathy, and was a retired farmer.
Mr. Abernathy is survived by one brother, Bob Abernathy, one sister, Mrs. Mahlon Franklin, both of Pulaski and one son, Jackie Abernathy.
Funeral services were held at 10:00 a. m. Thursday, May 19, 1983, at Bennett-May Chapel. Burial in Maplewood Cemetery with Rev. Mack Pinkelton officiating.

ABERNATHY, Anne OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 24 Oct 1985
Miss Anne Abernathy, 87, of Nashville, died Monday, Oct. 14, 1985, at Park Manor Apts. in that city.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16, at Bennett-May Chapel with Rev. Felix Snell officiating. Burial took place in Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, she was the daughter of the late James Polk and Mamie Butler Abernathy.
Survivors include one sister, Mrs. S. R. Gemmill of Newport News, Va.; three nieces, Mrs. Fred (Betsy) Valdez of Dallas, Texas, Mrs. William (Mary Ann) Reese of Fall Church, Va. and Mrs. Mary Abernathy Wilson of Ohio; two nephews, Robert Gemmill of Hardyville, Va., Dr. Robert Andrew Abernathy of Cedar Bluff, Va.

ABERNATHY, Annie Daly OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 09 Mar 1982
Funeral services for Mrs. Annie Daly Abernathy, age 91, were conducted by Rev. Roberta A. Oliver at 12 o'clock noon Saturday, March 6, from St.Rebecca Primitive Baptist Church. Burial was in Batts Cemetery.
Mrs. Abernathy, who died Tuesday, March 2, at Giles County Hospital, was the daughter of the late Frank and Susan Batts Daly and the widow of the late Ples Abernathy. She was a member of First Baptist Church on West Shoal Street.
She is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Elizabeth Daly of Pulaski; four sons, Julius Daly and Ples Abernathy, Jr., Pulaski, Alphonso Daly, Detroit, Michigan and William T. Abernathy of Nashville; four granddaughters; seven great grandchildren; three great great grandchildren; a niece Mrs. Lucy Mae Clack of St. Louis, Missouri and a nephew Marion Daly of Pulaski. Queen Ann Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

ABERNATHY, Ardis Florence OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 09 May 1985
Mrs. Ardis Florence Abernathy, 78, of 213 North 3rd Street, Pulaski, TN, died May 5, 1985, at her home.
Funeral services were held May 6 at 3 p.m. at Carr and Erwin Funeral Home with Paul Allen officiating. Burial took place in the church cemetery with Carr and Erwin Funeral Home in charge.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Abernathy was the daughter of the late George and Ada Lee Elmore Florence. She was the wife of the late Herbert Abernathy and a retired school teacher.
Survivors include one sister, Mrs. Ruth Greer of Camden, TN; and several nieces and nephews.

ABERNATHY, DeLacey OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 19 Apr 1983
DeLacey Abernathy of Columbia died recently in St. Thomas Hospital. Funeral services were held at Oakes and Nichols Funeral Home with burial in Polk Memorial Gardens near Columbia.
He was a native of Giles County and a son of the late William DeLacey and Elizabeth Buford Abernathy. He was married to the former Evelyn Morgan.
Mr. Abernathy was president of Abernathy Sponge Products, Inc. He attended Tennessee Tech in Cookeville and was also a veteran of WWII. He was a member of First United Methodist Church.
Survivors besides his wife include two sons, Morgan Abernathy of Columbia and Mark Abernathy of Clearwater, Fla., and one brother, Buford Abernathy of Louisville, KY.

ABERNATHY, Douglas OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 26 Apr 1983
Douglas Abernathy, 64, of Route 2, Lynnville, Tennessee, a farmer and retired employee of L & N Railroad, died Wednesday, April 20, 1983 at his residence in the Odd Fellows Hall Community.
Funeral services were conducted by the Rev. R. A. Oliver at 1:00 p. m. on Sunday, April 24 at Queen Ann Funeral Home. Interment followed in Everbright Cemetery at Buford Station.
Mr. Abernathy was a son of the late Allen and Mary Daugherty Abernathy. He never married.
He is survived by two brothers, Fletcher Abernathy of Pulaski and Robert Abernathy of Louisville, KY; two nephews and two nieces.

ABERNATHY, Elizabeth Haywood OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 09 Jan 1980
Funeral services for Mrs. Elizabeth Haywood Abernathy, 93, of Route 5, Pulaski, who died Tuesday, July 8 in Giles County Hospital were conducted Wednesday at 2:30 p. m. at Bennett-May Chapel by the Rev. James Bass, Jr. Burial took place in Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Abernathy was the daughter of the late Andrew Samuel and Sue May Abernathy and was married to the late Charles M. Abernathy. She was a member of the Rehoboth United Methodist Church.
Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Fred Stovall of Pulaski; two grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

ABERNATHY, Floyd W. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 22 Apr 1986
Mr. Floyd W. Abernathy, 75, formerly of Giles County, died Monday, April 14, 1986, at Huntsville Hospital in Huntsville, Ala. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 16, at Oaks and Nichols Funeral Home in Columbia. Burial was in Polk Memorial Gardens.
Mr. Abernathy was the son of the late Elvis A. and Mae Evans Abernathy.
Survivors include his wife, Evelyn Mitchell Abernathy of Columbia; one son, Gary Abernathy of Huntsville; one granddaughter, Mary Martha Abernathy of Huntsville.

ABERNATHY, Glen Neely OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 23 Apr 1987
Mr. Glen Neely Abernathy, 42, died Friday, April 17, 1987, at Russell County Hospital in Russell Springs, Ky. Funeral services were held Sunday, April 19, at Bernard Funeral Home with the Rev. Donnie Smith officiating. Burial was in Wilkerson Cemetery in Russell Springs.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Abernathy was the son of the late Ervin and Elvie Abernathy. Survivors include his wife, Vivian Abernathy of Russell Springs; three daughters, Janet Lawless, Jean Wilson and Betty Hill, all of Russell Springs; two sons, Jeff and Tim Abernathy, both of Russell Springs; two sisters, Mrs. Jane Turner and Mrs. Wilma Wright, both of Pulaski; four grandchildren.

ABERNATHY, John Matthews OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 18 Apr 1989
John M. Abernathy, a retired Genesco employee and sales manager for Southern Leather Company, has died at the age of 62. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m. at St. George's Episcopal Church in Nashville with burial at 3:30 p.m. in Maplewood Cemetery.
Family visitation will be from 10 until 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at the church. Abernathy was a veteran of World War II and a graduate of Sewanee Military Academy at the University of the South. He was the son of Helen P. Abernathy of Pulaski.
Other survivors include his wife, Betty Jean Curry Abernathy, one son, John M. Abernathy, III of Nashville; one daughter, Mrs. Michael Baggot of New Orleans; one brother, Judge Jerome Abernathy of Pulaski.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be sent to the Church of Messiah of Pulaski or the Giles County Chapter of the American Cancer Society.

ABERNATHY, Julie OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 03 Oct 1985
Mrs. Julie Abernathy of Mason City, Iowa, died Sunday, Sept. 29, 1985, in Iowa.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, October 2, with burial in Mason City. Survivors include her husband, Wilson Abernathy; three sisters-in-law, Mrs. Mildred Felker, Ann Phillips, Mrs. Edwin Cottrell, all of Elkmont; two brothers-in-law, Pat Abernathy and Tab Abernathy, both of Pulaski.

ABERNATHY, Lee Roy OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 19 May 1987
Mr. Lee Roy Abernathy, 61, of Goodspring, died Wednesday, May 13, 1987, at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville. Funeral services were held Thursday, May 14, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with Rev. Doyle Smith and Rev. Mack Pinkelton officiating. Burial was in Scotts Hill Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Abernathy was the son of the late Henry Dee and Emmaline Fry Abernathy. He was retired from Arwood Corporation, where he worked in tool and dye.
Survivors include his wife, Lou V. Smith Abernathy of Goodspring; three sons, Larry Abernathy of Ohio, Gary and Scott Abernathy, both of Goodspring; two daughters, Patricia Lusader and Vickie Harris, both of Charleston, S.C.; five sisters, Hattie Campbell, Florence Harris, Marie Owens and Minnie Pearl Miles, all of Pulaski, Virgie Jackson of Indiana; 15 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

ABERNATHY, Lillie Reid Grigsby OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 19 Jul 1988
Mrs. Lillie Reid Grigsby Abernathy, 94, of Bryan, Texas, died Thursday, July 14, 1988, in that city. Graveside services were held Saturday, July 16, at Maplewood Cemetery with the Rev. Gary Kelly officiating. Bennett May Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Abernathy was the daughter of the late Henry M. and Florence Witt Grigsby and was married to the late Will Abernathy.
Survivors include daughter and son-in-law, Florence A. and Allister M. Waldrop of Bryan, Texas; son and daughter-in-law, W. Lane and Celiste C. Abernathy of Murfreesboro; four grandchildren, Allister M. Waldrop of Houston, Texas, Capt. William Lane Abernathy, Jr. of Fort Bragg, N.C., Elizabeth Reid Abernathy of Birmingham, Ala., Charles Hatcher Abernathy of Nashville; five great-grandchildren.

ABERNATHY, Maude Estelle Dunnavant OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 02 Jun 1988
Mrs. Maude Estelle Abernathy, 96, formerly of Pulaski, died Tuesday, May 31, 1988, at Bell Court Nursing Home in Nashville. Funeral services were held Wednesday, June 1, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with Dr. David Miller officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Abernathy was the daughter of the late Robert and Dolly Hill Dunnavant and was married to the late Raymond G. Abernathy.
Survivors include one son, David Abernathy of Pulaski; four daughters, Mrs. Elise Rost of Pulaski, Martha and Marie Abernathy, both of Nashville, Emily Burrus of Hendersonville; 10 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren.

ABERNATHY, Ples Jr. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 03 May 1983
Mr. Ples Abernathy, Jr., 64, Pulaski, died Wednesday, April 27, 1983 at Veterans' Hospital, Nashville. Funeral services were held at noon Monday, May 2, at St. James Primitive Baptist Church with burial in Batts Cemetery, John Tucker officiating.
A native of Giles County, he was the son of the late Ples and Annie Daly Abernathy.
He is survived by one sister, Mrs. Elizabeth Daly, Pulaski; three brothers, Julius Daly, Pulaski, Alfonza Daly, Detroit, Mich., and William Abernathy, Nashville.

ABERNATHY, Rachel Gulley OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 2 Apr 1980
Funeral rites for Mrs. Rachel Gulley Abernathy, 86, of Route 1, Pulaski were conducted Monday, March 31 at 1:00 p. m. at Bennett-May Chapel by the Rev. Frank Rouse and the Rev. Paul Allen. Interment was in Maplewood Cemetery.
Mrs. Abernathy died Sunday in Fairhaven Nursing Home.
Born in Giles County, she was the daughter of the late Johnson and Martha Ann Prince Gulley. Her husband was the late Charles Butler Abernathy.
Survivors include five daughters, Miss Sue May Abernathy and Mrs. Frances Derryberry, Pulaski, Mrs. Rachel Luna and Mrs. Betty Arnold, Nashville, and Mrs. Alice Smith, Tullahoma; three sons, Charles Butler Abernathy, Jr., Houston, Texas, Andrew J. Abernathy, Andersonville and Julius E. Abernathy, Nashville; 14 grandchildren and six great grandchildren.

ABERNATHY, Raymond G. OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 07 Feb 1985
Mr. Raymond G. Abernathy, 96, Pulaski, died on Friday, Feb. 1, 1985. at Hillside Hospital.
A native of Giles County, he was the son of the late Carson and Mattie Ezell Abernathy. He was a retired livestock dealer.
Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6, at Carr and Erwin Chapel, with burial in Maplewood Cemetery, Paul Allen officiating.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Maude D. Abernathy, Pulaski; four daughters, Mrs. Elise Rost, Pulaski, Miss Martha Abernathy and Miss Marie Abernathy, both of Nashville, and Mrs. Emily Burress, Hendersonville, Tenn.; one brother, Arthur Abernathy, Pulaski; one sister, Mrs. Florence Driver, Madison, Tenn.; 10 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

ABERNATHY, Raymond H. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 10 Jun 1981
Funeral services for Raymond H. Abernathy,78, of Route 6, Pulaski, who died Friday, June 6 in Vanderbilt Hospital, Nashville, were conducted Monday at 11:00 a. m. at Carr and Erwin Chapel with Church of Christ minister G. C. Fox officiating. Interment was in Maplewood Cemetery.
Mr. Abernathy, a retired farmer, was the son of the late Allison K. and Lillian Haney Abernathy. He was married to the late Nancy L. Peek Abernathy.
Survivors include a son, Raymond Abernathy, Jr., Nashville; three daughters, Mrs. James Marvin Jones, Pulaski, Mrs. Ernest Clark, Diana and Mrs. James Abbott, Los Angeles, Calif.; two brothers, Henry Abernathy and Hubert Abernathy, Athens, Ala.; three sisters, Mrs. J. W. Collins, Mrs. Vera Sullivan and Mrs. Clarence Claxton, Athens; 11 grandchildren and 10 great great grandchildren.

ABERNATHY, Robert OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 07 Feb 1984
Robert Abernathy, 73, died Sunday, January 22, 1984 at Giles County Hospital following an extended illness. Funeral services were conducted by Rev. John Tucker at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 25 at Queen Ann Funeral Home with burial in Maplewood Cemetery.
Mr. Abernathy, a native of Pulaski, was a disabled veteran of World War II.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Louise Goodson Abernathy of Pulaski; and four grandchildren, Robert Wayne Abernathy, James Vincent Abernathy, Rodney Abernathy and Mrs. Charlon Abernathy, Nashville; four cousins, Mrs. Agnes Bramlette Hendrix, Mrs. Rebecca Bramlette Burke, Los Angeles, California, Mrs. Lula Abernathy Martin and Mrs. Leola Abernathy Cage, Nashville.

ABERNATHY, Robert OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 11 Jun 1985
Robert Lee Abernathy, 55, of Pulaski, died Friday, May 31, 1985, at his residence.
A native of Giles County, he was the son of the late Robert and Alberta Abernathy.
Funeral services were held at 12 noon Wednesday, June 5, at Jordan Funeral Home with burial in Chicken Creek Cemetery, Rev. Raymond Cross officiating.
Survivors include one sister, Mrs. Margaret Coleman of Pulaski; six brothers, James Abernathy of Monterey, California, Joe and John Abernathy of Indianapolis, Indiana, Thomas Abernathy of Atlanta, Georgia, and Edward Leroy Abernathy of Pulaski.

ABERNATHY, Vera Brown OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 26 May 1982
Mrs. Vera Brown Abernathy, 79, Pulaski, died on Wednesday, May 19, 1982, at Giles County Hospital.
A Kentucky native, she was the daughter of the late John and Emma Brown and the wife of the late Nathan A. Abernathy. She was a Methodist.
Funeral services were held at 2 p. m. Thursday, May 20, at Bennett-May Chapel with burial in Maplewood Cemetery, Paul Allen officiating.
Survivors include two step-sons, Robert A. Abernathy, Pulaski and John W. Abernathy, Manassas, Virginia; four step-grandchildren and several cousins.

ABERNATHY, William J. "W. J." OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 18 Mar 1981
A native of Giles County, William J. (W. J.) Abernathy, 64, of Huntsville, Ala., died Friday, March 13 in Huntsville Hospital. Funeral services were held Sunday at 2:30 p. m. at Laughlin Funeral Home in Huntsville by the Rev. Mr. Jackson. Burial was in Val Halla Memory Gardens in that city.
Mr. Abernathy was the son of the late Erskine and Annie Abernathy. He was a charter member of Whitesburg Baptist Church of Huntsville and a member of the Masonic Lodge.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Addie Croxton Abernathy; a son, William J. Abernathy, Jr., Memphis; a granddaughter, Laura Rebecca Abernathy, Memphis; three sisters, Mrs. Leslie Harris and Mrs. Dorsey Crockett, Pulaski and Mrs. Grady Green, Texas City, Texas.

ADA, Clarence OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 13 Dec 1984
Clarence Ada, 92, of Route 2, Prospect, died on Wednesday, December 12, 1984, at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Nashville.
A native of Giles County, he was the son of the late James and Emma Carter Ada. He was a farmer and a veteran of World War I. He was a member of the Baptist Church.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, December 14, at Bennett May Chapel, William Suddarth officiating, with burial in Elkton Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Bessie Ada of Prospect; one daughter, Mrs. Elizabeth Blade, Elkton; one son, Sam Turner of Elkton; two sisters, Mrs. Annie Lou Criner, Little Rock, Arkansas, and Mrs. Lillian Ashworth, Nashville; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

ADAMS, Carrie OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 13 Apr 1989
Miss Carrie Adams, 94, of Pulaski, died Monday, April 3, 1989, at Hillside Hospital. Funeral services were held Wednesday, April 5, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with the Rev. Mack Pinkelton officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Maury County, Miss Adams was the daughter of the late James M. and Mollie Davis Adams.
Survivors include one son, James Adams of Pulaski; several nieces and nephews.

ADAMS, Clayton OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 29 Oct 1986
Mr. Clayton Adams, 67, of Pulaski (Cool Springs Community), died Monday, Oct. 10, 1986, at his residence. Funeral services were held Wednesday, Oct. 22, at Bennett May Chapel with L. E. Wishum and Bernard Konig officiating. Burial was in Mars Hill Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Adams was the son of the late Ernie and Nora Casteel Adams. He was a member of the Church of Christ and was retired from the U. S. Army.
Survivors include his wife, Dorris Adams of Pulaski; one son, James Clayton Adams of Mobile, Ala.; two daughters, Mrs. Linda Adams Garnett of Slidell, La., Mrs. Gladys Adams Clements of Montgomery, Ala.; seven grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Ozella Leonard of Lewisburg, Mrs. Nadine Poarch of Birmingham; two brothers, Willie Adams of Franklin, Oliver Adams of Nashville.

ADAMS, Ella Lovett OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 14 Nov 1989
Mrs. Ella Adams, 77, of Murray, Ky., died Friday, Nov. 10, 1989, at Murray Callaway County Hospital in Murray, Ky.
Funeral services were held Monday, Nov. 13, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with Robert Earl Wilsford officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Adams was married to the late Herman Adams.
Survivors include two daughters, Sarah Nance of Murray, Ky., Hattie Jane Hargrove of Ardmore, Ala.; one brother, John Thomas Lovett of Creve Coeur, Ill.; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren.

ADAMS, Mary Edith OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 07 Dec 1983
Mrs. Mary Edith Adams, 67, Pulaski, died on December 4, 1983, at Giles County Hospital.
A native of Lawrence County, she was the daughter of the late Edgar Neal and Willie Lou Hardwick. Daily and the wife of Marvin Adams, who survives. She was a member of the Fairview Church of Christ.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, December 5, at Bennett-May Chapel, G. C. Fox officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
Survivors include her husband; one son, Don Adams, Pulaski; two brothers, J. H. Daily, Chicago, Ill., and William Neal Daily, Scottsboro, Ala.; two sisters, Mrs. Eloise Evans, Pulaski, and Mrs. Floyd Shackelford, Murfreesboro; and two grandsons.

ADAMS, Mary Halsie OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 13 May 1981
Mrs. Mary Halsie Adams, 85, of Pulaski died Monday, May 11 in Maury County Hospital, Columbia. Funeral rites were held at 10:00 a. m. at Carr and Erwin Chapel by the Rev. Clarence K. Stewart. Interment was in Lynnwood Cemetery, Lynnville.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Adams was the daughter of the late Tom and Florence Taylor Willoughby. She was married to the late E. D. Adams.
Survivors include three sons, Tom Adams and D. M. Adams, Pulaski and Edward Adams, Campbellsville; six daughters, Mrs. Sallie Poarch, Cornersville, Mrs. Mary Darnell, Nashville, Mrs. Florence Adams, Mrs. Lucille Williams and Mrs. Clara Francis, Pulaski and Mrs. Ruth Glendeaning, Biddeford, Maine; a brother, William Willoughby, Elkton; 37 grandchildren and 36 great grandchildren.

ADAMS, Minnie Mattie Thompson OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 27 Jan 1987
Mrs. Minnie Mattie Adams, 87, of Anderson, Ala., died Sunday, Jan. 25, 1987, at Limestone County Hospital.
Funeral services were held Monday, Jan. 26, at Booth Chapel Holiness Church with Burton Sampson and John Moss officiating. Burial was in Bethel Cemetery in Alabama. Carr and Erwin Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Adams was a native of Lawrence County.
Survivors include four sons, Hobert Adams of Lexington, Ala., Robert and James E. Adams, both of Anderson, Ala., Doyce Rosson of Minor Hill; one daughter, Mrs. Hautie Elizabeth Forsythe of Lawrenceburg; one brother, Jim Thompson of Lawrenceburg; three sisters, Lula Rosson of Five Points, Vera Thompson of Pulaski, Clara Mae Legg of Lawrenceburg; 18 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren.

ADAMS, Paul Kelly OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 30 Nov 1982
Paul Kelly Adams, 56, of Nashville, TN, died on November 25, 1982 at St. Thomas Hospital.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Adams was the son of the late J. E. and Nora Adams. He was also a member of the Church of Christ.
He is survived by, one son, Ricky Adams of Nashville, and one daughter, Paulette Adams Hood. Other survivors include three brothers, Clayton Adams, Pulaski, Willie Adams of Huntsville, AL, and Oliver Adams, Nashville; two sisters, Ozella Leonard of Lewisburg and Nadine Poarch of Birmingham, AL; and three grandchildren.

ADAMS, Robert Glen OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 23 Apr 1985
Robert Glen Adams, 38, of Pulaski, died Thursday, April 11, 1985, in Vanderbilt Hospital, Nashville, due to injuries sustained in an auto accident.
A native of Giles County, he was the son of the late Clifford James Adams. He served in the U. S. Army and was employed as a roofer.
Funeral services were held at 11 a. m. Saturday, April 13, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with burial in Lentzville Cemetery in Limestone County, Alabama, Mack Pinkelton and Albert Pope officiating.
Survivors include his mother, Lillian Harris Adams of Pulaski; two sons, Barry Glen and Bob Adams of Benton Harbor, Michigan; two brothers, Hollis Adams of Lewisburg, Maxie Adams of Pulaski; and one sister, Mary Jane Rogers of Pulaski.

ADAMS, Tennie Lucille Harwell OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 26 Apr 1988
Mrs. Tennie Lucille Adams, 66, of Pulaski, died Sunday, April 24, 1988, at Hillside Hospital. Funeral services were held Tuesday, April 26, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with the Rev. Mack Pinkelton officiating. Burial was in Minor Hill Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Adams was the daughter of the late Hicks and Sallie Davis Harwell.
Survivors include her husband, Clinton T. Adams of Pulaski; six sons, James C., Gene A., Bobby W., Gary, Roger Dale and Phillip Adams, all of Pulaski; seven daughters, Margaret Cheatham, Jan Popejoy, Barbara Perkins, Kathy Dickey, Beverly Robinson and Betty Jo McGill, all of Pulaski, Carol Caldwell of New Prospect; one brother, Henry Harwell of Pulaski; one sister, Frances Daly of Pulaski; 33 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.

ADKERSON, Katie Alline OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 21 Oct 1986
Miss Katie Alline Adkerson, 86, of Pulaski, died Tuesday, Oct. 14, 1986, at Pulaski Health Care Center.
Funeral services were held Thursday, Oct. 16, at Bennett May Chapel with Rev. William H. Moss officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Miss Adkerson was the daughter of the late Jesse and Myrtle Lytle Adkerson. She was a member of the Campbellsville Church of Christ.
Survivors include one sister-in-law, Mrs. Elizabeth Adkerson-Fostoria of Ohio; several nieces and nephews.

ADKINS, Mai Corinne OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 12 Dec 1989
Mrs. Mai Corinne Adkins, 74, of Franklin, formerly of Giles County, died Sunday, Dec. 10, 1989, at her residence.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, Dec. 12, at Bennett May Chapel with the Rev. Marvin Nelson officiating. Burial was in Giles Memory Garden.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Adkins was the daughter of the late John and Mary Coggin and was married to the late Robert Thelma Adkins. She was a member of the Thompson Chapel Baptist Church.
Survivors include two sons, Robert Grey and Dickie Gene Adkins, both of Franklin; several nieces and nephews.

ADKINS, Pattie Whitfield OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 22 Dec 1982
Mrs. Pattie Whitfield Adkins, 87, Elkmont, Ala., died Friday, December 17, 1982 in Columbia. Funeral services were held at 10 a. m. Monday, Dec. 20 at Bennett-May Chapel with burial in Roselawn Cemetery, Athens, Ala., William Moss officiating.
A Giles County native, she was the daughter of the late William A. and Sally Fowlkes Whitfield and was married to the late Lawrence Eugene Adkins.
She is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Miriam L. Shoemaker, Birmingham, Michigan; one son, Alfred Eugene Adkins, Columbia; one half-sister Mrs. Annie Coffman, Madison, Ala., and three grandchildren.

AGESS, Edna Jo Parker OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 09 Aug 1983
Mrs. Edna Jo Parker Agess died Sunday morning at her residence. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 1:00 p.m. at Oaks and Nichols Funeral Home in Columbia.
Mrs. Parker was a native of Giles County and is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Joyce McKinney of Columbia; two sons, Everett Martin, Jr. and Thomas Martin, both of Columbia; three brothers, James Parker, Edward Parker and Victor Parker, all of Columbia; one grandchild; and three great grandchildren.
Mrs. Martin was the daughter of the late Peden and Shirley West Parker and was a member of the Columbia Church of Christ.

ALEXANDER, Antonio Danzell II OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 30 May 1989
Services for Antonio Danzell Alexander II, the 20-monthpold son of Antonio D. Alexander of Atlanta, Ga., and Edrita Coffey Alexander of Pulaski, were held Thursday, May 25, 1989, at Rocky Mount Cemetery with the Rev. Dwight Ogleton officiating. Queen Ann Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The infant died May 22 at Vanderbilt Hospital in Nashville due to injuries sustained in an automobile accident caused by a tornado which occurred earlier that night near Pulaski.
Besides his parents, he is survived by a sister, Christina Alexander of Pulaski; grandparents, Flenoy Coffey of Chicago, Ill.; Ida Perkins Coffey of Pulaski; Shirley Alexander of Murfreesboro; great-grandparents, Flenoy Coffey of Pulaski; Dimple A. Coffey of New York City.

ALEXANDER, Beatrice OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 11 Jun 1987
Mrs. Beatrice Alexander, 79, died Sunday, May 31, 1987, at Maury County Hospital in Coluumbia. Funeral services were held Thursday, June 4, at Abraham McKissack Memorial Chapel with the Rev. George Ridley officiating. Burial was in Briar Ridge Cemetery in Lynnville, Queen Ann Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Alexander was the daughter of the late Andy and Bitha Yokley Alexander and was married to the late Earl Kenneth Alexander.
Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. Jennie V. Gilbreath of Lynnville, Mrs. Pearlie Mae Brown and Miss Bitha W. Alexander, both of New York City, N.Y.; five sons, George Jackson Alexander of Fort Wayne, Ind., Clarence L. and John William Alexander, both of Lynnville, Miles Alexander of Nashville, James Alexander; 11 grandchildren;14 great-grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Mollie Bussie of Mount Pleasant.

ALEXANDER, Bill OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 15 Dec 1982
Mr. Bill Alexander, 50, Rt. 3, Pulaski, died Wednesday, December 8, 1982 at Veteran's Hospital, Nashville, Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Friday, December 10 at Carr and Erwin Chapel with burial in Giles Memory Gardens, Bill Morris officiating.
A native of Oklahoma, he was the son of the late Joseph and Lillie Knott Alexander.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Dorothy Alexander; two brothers, Tom Alexander of Bath, Maine, and John Alexander of Buffalo, Oklahoma; three sisters, Mrs. Annie Moss, Mrs. Mary Schwartx, and Mrs. Bonnie Main of Oklahoma.
Mr. Alexander was a retired veteran of the U. S. Navy.

ALEXANDER, Cora McCoy OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 05 Jan 1989
Mrs. Cora Alexander, 96, died Wednesday, Dec. 28, 1988, at Maury Regional Hospital. Funeral services were held Sunday, Jan. 1, at Abraham McKissack Memorial Chapel with the Rev. John A. Tucker officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery. Queen Ann Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Alexander was the daughter of the late Ned and Delia McCoy and was married to the late Marshall Alexander. She was a member of the Lynnville Primitive Baptist Church.
Survivors include a nephew whom she reared and his wife, Eddie and Lillian McCoy of Columbia; other nephews, Felix and Donald McCoy, both of Pulaski; nieces, Eula Bell Smith of Columbia and Dorothy McCoy of Franklin; several great nieces and great nephews; two sisters-in-law, Cora McCoy of Pulaski, and Mollie Twigg of Columbia.

ALEXANDER, Earl Kenneth OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 25 Apr 1985
Earl Kenneth Alexander, 84, died Wednesday, April 10, 1985, at his residence in Lynnville. He was the son of the late George and Mary Howard Alexander.
Funeral services were held at 1 p. m. Sunday, April 14, at Abraham McKissack Memorial Chapel with burial in Briar Ridge Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Gertrude Beatrice Alexander of Lynnville; five sons, George Jackson Alexander of Indiana, Clarence and John William Alexander, Sr., both of Lynnville, Miles Alexander of Nashville, and James Alexander; three daughters, Mrs. Jennie V. Gilbreath of Lynnville, Mrs. Pearlie Mae Brown and Miss Bitha Alexander, both of New York; 12 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

ALEXANDER, James Wilson OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 07 Jan 1986
James Wilson Alexander, 52, died December 29, 1985 at Tallahassee Florida. Funeral services were held December 31 in Tallahassee with burial there.
A native of Giles County, TN, Mr. Alexander is survived by his mother, Bertha Alexander of Pulaski; his wife, Shirley Alexander of Florida; four daughters, Carolyn Edwards of Pulaski, Sheila McClain of West Point, Tenn., Marie Hood of Leoma and Kelly Alexander of Florida; and one son, Jimmy Alexander of Chattanooga.

ALEXANDER, Kelly OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 06 Oct 1982
Mr. Kelly Alexander, 84, Rt. 2, Prospect, died Friday, October 1, 1982 at Giles County Hospital. Funeral services were held at 2:30 Sunday, Oct. 3 at Carr and Erwin Chapel with burial in the Simpson Cemetery, the Revs. Bill Morris and Mack Pinkeltonofficiating.
A native of Giles County, he was the son of the late Jesse and Othella Koon Alexander. His wifre was the late Florence Wilburn Alexander.
He is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Bessie A. Shelton, Prospect; and one grandson, Mr. Alexander was a retired carpenter.

ALEXANDER, Solon OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 31 Mar 1988
Mr. Solon Alexander, 77, of Lynnville, died Wednesday, March 23, 1988, at Columbia Health Care Center. Funeral services were held Sunday, March 27, at Jordan Funeral Home with the Rev. William H. Smith officiating. Burial was in Briar Ridge Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Alexander was the son of the late George and Mary Howard Alexander and was married to the late Mattie Coffey Alexander. He was a farmer.
Survivors include one son, George N. Alexander of Franklin; one daughter, Mary Katherine Alexander of Franklin; one brother, Grady Alexander of Lynnville; three sisters, Alma Nelson, Dolly Dimple Coffey, both of New York, NY, Annie Brownlow, Cincinnati, Ohio; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren.

ALLAN, Eva OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 27 Jul 1982
Mrs. Eva Allan, 97, died Tuesday, July 20, 1982 at Giles County Hospital.
Funeral services were conducted by the Reverend Henry Croon on Saturday, July 24 at 1:00 p. m. at Jordon Funeral Home. Burial followed in Aspen Hill Cemetery.
She is survived by three daughters, Amy Thompson, Jessie Brown and Margaret Allan, all of Aspen Hill; one son, Earnest Allan, Jr. of Chicago; six greandchildren; 13 great grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren.

ALLEN, Annie Dugger OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 27 Jul 1983
Mrs. Annie Dugger Allen, 95, of the Campbellsville community, died Friday, July 22, 1983 at Giles County Hospital. Funeral services were held at 3:30 p. m. Sunday, July 24 at Bennett-May Chapel with burial in Giles Memory Gardens, Andy Brown officiating.
A native of Giles County, she was the daughter of the late Milton Emmett and Ada Tarpley Dugger, and widow of the late Will T. Allen.
She is survived by two brothers, Milton Dugger, Nashville, and Owen Dugger, Ripley; a sister, Mrs. Turner Wells, Nashville; a step-son, Joe Allen, Huntsville, Ala.; and several step-grandchildren and step-great grandchildren.
Mrs. Allen was a retired Practical Nurse, and a member of the Church of Christ.

ALLEN, Boyce (Friday) Giles Free Press 27 Dec 1984
Mr. Boyce (Friday) Allen, 81, died Friday night, December 23, 1983, at Maury County Hospital.
Funeral services were held Monday, December 26, at 10 a.m. in Williams Mt. Pleasant Chapel. Burial was in Lynnwood Cemetery.
Survivors include one niece, Rachel Stogner of Pulaski; two brothers, Andrew Allen of Colorado, John Richard Allen of Louisville, Ky.; one sister, Mrs. Annie Mae Redden of Atlanta, Georgia; several nieces and nephews.
Williams Funeral Home in Mt. Pleasant was in charge of arrangements.

ALLEN, Eugene Harrison OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 24 Apr 1986
Mr. Eugene Harrison Allen of Chatmansboro, Tenn., died Wednesday, April 23, 1986, at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, April 25, 1986, at Bennett May Funeral Home Chapel with Jim Friddle and Bob Taylor officiating. Burial will follow in Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Allen was the son of the late Jerome and Alice Daniels Allen.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Eleanor Wilson Allen of Chatmansboro; one son, Gene W. Allen of Cleveland, Tenn.; one daughter, Mrs. Marzee Allen Skelton of Chatmansboro; two sisters, Mrs. Bertha Taylor and Mrs. Eula Irvin, both of Columbia; six grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

ALLEN, Forest OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 18 May 1983
Mr. Forest Allen, 71, Lewisburg, died Friday May 13, 1983 at Vanderbilt Hospital, Nashville. Funeral services were held at 2:30 p. m. Saturday, May 14, at Bills-McGaugh Funeral Home with burial in Lynnwood Cemetery, Hollis Hunt officiating.
A native of Giles County, he was the son of the late Isaac and Mary Ann Carpenter Allen and was a veteran of World War II. He was a member of the United Methodist Church in Lewisburg.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Forest Allen, Lewisburg; one daughter, Mrs. Dale Allen Woods, Alabama; one son, Phillip Allen, Franklin; one sister, Annie Mae Redden, Atlanta, Georgia; three brothers, Boyce Allen, Mt. Pleasant, Andrew Allen, Columbia, and John Richard Allen, Louisville, Kentucky; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

ALLEN, Louise OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 05 Nov 1985
Mrs. Louise Allen, 65, of Pulaski, died Friday, November 1, 1985, at Parkview Hospital in Nashville.
Funeral services were held at 1 p. m. Sunday, Nov. 3, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with Mack Pinkelton officiating. Burial was in Lynnwood Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, she was the daughter of the late Flenoy Chapman and was married to the late R. C. Allen. She was a retired employee of Maremont-Gabriel.
Survivors include her mother, Mattie Blade of Pulaski; four sons, Roger Dale Allen of Maryland, Robert Allen of Pulaski, Ronnie and James Wendell Allen, both of North Carolina; one daughter, Dorothy Durkin of Maryland; three brothers, John Morris Chapman of Pulaski, W. C. Chapman, of Alabama, James Chapman of Kentucky; two sisters, Luvenia Burton and Ruth Minor, both of Pulaski; 14 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

ALLEN, Luther OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 03 Dec 1987
Mr. Luther Allen, 89, of Pulaski (Campbellsville community), died Monday, November 30, 1987, at Maury County Hospital. Funeral services were held Wednesday, Dec. 2, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with Howard Parker and James Merritt officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Tennessee, Mr. Allen was the son of the late Jim and Mary Lou Compton Allen, and was married to the late Janie Elizabeth Beeler Allen. He was a retired farmer and merchant.
Survivors include one sister, Rebecca Clifton of Nashville; several nieces and nephews.

ALLEN, Otis W. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 09 Nov 1982
Lakeland Fla.-Otis W. Allen, 76, died Wednesday, November 3 at Lakeland General Hospital.

A native of Waverly, Ala., he moved to Lakeland from Chicago 31 years ago. He was a retired chemical engineer for International Minerals and Chemical Corporation. He was a member of the United Methodist Temple, the American Chemical Society and the Auburn University Alumni Association, and former member of Mulberry Kiwanis Club.
He is survived by his wife, Edith (Dunnavant) formerly of Elkton; his son, Phillip of Lakeland; his daughter, Terri Barrow of Burlington, Ontario; his brother, Horace Allen of Nashville; and two grandchildren.
Services were held Saturday, November 6 at 11 a.m. at the United Methodist Temple in Lakeland. The Rev. W. Dean Witten, pastor and the Rev. Bruce Galloway, pastor of College Heights United Methodist Church officiated. Interment followed in the Mausoleum at Lakeland Memorial Gardens.

ALLEN, Samantha Michelle OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 01 Jun 1989
Samantha Michelle Allen, the six-week-old daughter of Randy Lee and Bessie Pauline Prentice Allen of Pulaski, died Tuesday, May 30, 1989, at Vanderbilt Hospital in Nashville.
Funeral services were held Thursday, June 1, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with Steve McCullom officiating. Burial was in Lucy Cemetery.
Survivors other than her parents, include grandmother, Dimple Griggs Prentice of Pulaski; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. George Allen of Pulaski; great-grandmother, Mrs. Pink Griggs of Lynnville; great grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Leroy Allen and Mr. and Mrs. George Pylant.

ALLEN, William L. Jr. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 14 Aug 1984
William L. Allen, Jr., 26, died Monday, August 6, 1984, at Bossier City, Louisiana. Funeral services were held Thursday, August 9, at 10 a. m. at the Woodlawn Chapel in Nashville, with burial in the Woodlawn Memorial Gardens.
Survivors include parents, William L. and Peggy Allen, Nashville; three sisters, Mrs. Glenda Rains and Mrs. Gayle Davis, both of Nashville, Mrs. Sandra Mason, Georgia; grandparents, Mrs. Marie Allen, Pulaski and Mrs. Virginia Houston, Huntsville.

ALLISON, Basil Lee Jr. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 29 Jul 1981
Basil Lee Allison, Jr., 21, Giles County native, was killed Saturday night in a motorcycle accident in Hillsdale, Mich.
Funeral services were held Wednesday at 3 p. m. at Towns Funeral Home in Hillside.
He is the son of Mrs. Virginia Allison Patrick of Adrian, Mich., and the late Basil Alliston, Sr. of Giles County.
In addition to his mother survivors include his wife, Mrs. Michelle Allison; a son, Michael; a daughter, Jill; a brother, Jimmy Allison; step-father, Charles Patrick; half brothers, Chuckie, Lester, David and John; half sister, Tina all of Adrian; grandparents, Mrs. Emma Allison Jones of Giles County and Mrs. Wilma Waltz of Adrian; step grandmother, Mrs. Gadie Patrick of Adrian.

ALLISON, Una Mildred Carden The Nashville Tennessean 10 Nov 1985
Una Mildred Allison, age 91, died November 9, 1985 at Greystone Nursing Home. Sister of Kirk Carden, Pulaski; sister-in-law of Mrs. Richard H. Sullivan, Nashville; several nieces and nephews. Graveside services Monday, November 11, at 3:30 p.m. at Woodlawn Memorial Park with Dr. Perry Michel officiating. Visitation with family from 1:30 to 3:30 Monday afternoon in the Iris Room at Woodlawn. Woodlawn Funeral Home, Inc. in charge of arrangements.

ALLRED, James Edward OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 08 Jun 1982
James Edward Allred, 54, died on Wednesday, May 26, 1982, at Vanderbilt Hospital.
Funeral services were conducted at 11:00 a. m. on Friday , May 28 at North Funeral Home in Lawrenceburg. Burial followed in Rose Hill Memorial Garden in Tullahoma, TN.
He survived by his wife, Grace Lipscomb Allred of Lawrenceburg; mother, Mrs. Eula Allred of Lawrenceburg; one daughter, Sharon Kay Steely of Tullahoma; and four sisters, Harriet Sutton of Lawrenceburg; Betty Daniel of Pulaski; Elizabeth Sneed and Kathy Hume, both of Louisiana.

ALSUP, Roxie Anna Thompson OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 09 Sep 1986
Mrs. Roxie Anna Alsup, 86, of Goodspring {Minor Hill community}, died Sunday, Sept. 7, 1986, at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Lester, Ala.
Funeral services were Tuesday, Sept. 9, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with Terrell Pitts, Danny Pettus and Richard Durham officiating. Burial was in Minor Hill Cemetery.
Survivors include her husband, Cullom Alsup of Minor Hill; two daughters, Mrs. Thomas Franks, Mrs. Leon McConnell, both of Leoma; six grandchildren; six great grandchildren and one great great grandchild.

ALSUP, William Osteen OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 15 Sep 1982
Mr. William Osteen Alsup, 81, Rt. 1, Pulaski, died Wednesday, September 8, 1982 at Giles County Hospital. Funeral services were held at 2 p. m. Thursday, Sept. 9, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with burial in Maplewood Cemetery, the Rev. Floyd Farris and Clarence Stewart officiating.
A native of Giles County, he was the son of the late Erwin and Bessie Boyd Alsup. Mr. Alsup was a retired farmer.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Dezzie Garner Alsup; three sons, Dennon, Loyd, and J.W. Alsup, all of Pulaski; two daughters, Mrs. Geneva Gaston and Mrs. Delores Willoughby, Nashville; a half-sister, Mary Lee Kelly, Auburndale, Fla.; 16 grandchildren; and 15 grandchildren.

AMIS, James Frank OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 29 Feb 1984
James Frank Amis, 70, died Saturday, February 25, 1984, at Emory Hospital in Atlanta, GA. Funeral services were to be held at 1 p. m. Wednesday, February 29, in Ashland, Kentucky, with burial in the Rose Hill Cemetery.
He was married to Edith Renfro Amis of Pulaski and was the son of the late Emma Allen Amis and John L. Amis.
Other survivors include three sons, Jimmy Amis, Michigan, Elmer Amis, Texas, Danny Amis, Atlanta; one daughter, Mrs. Kay Gibson, Texas; one sister, Mrs. Mildred Amis Tolleson, Pulaski; four grandchildren.

ANDERSON, Bessie Lou King OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 12 Aug 1981
Bessie Lou King Anderson, resident of Giles County and daughter of Joseph Harmon King and Rosa Gilbert King, died Monday, August 3, 1981.
Mrs. Anderson was born on the King family farm February 24, 1880. She attended Bethany School at Bryson where her studies in Latin and Greek were supervised by John Young. Mrs. Anderson graduated from Ward-Belmont College in Nashville, taught in the Giles County Public School System for nine years, and then married Mack G. Anderson, a local attorney and educator. The first nine years of her married life were spent in Nashville. In 1933, she and her husband returned to the family farm in Giles County, which was then her home throughtout the remainder of her life. Mrs. Anderson was active as a member and Sunday School teacher at Bethany Presbyterian Church.
Survivors include a nephew, Joseph Gilbert King of Chattanooga; two great nephews; and one great niece.
Funeral services were held at Bennett-May Chapel August 5. Burial in Maplewood Cemetery.

ANDERSON, Elton T. OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 27 Jun 1985
Mr. Elton T. Anderson, 63, of Goodspring, died Sunday, June 23, 1985, at VA Hospital in Nashville.
A native of Georgia, he was the son of the late Harold and Susie Eddins Anderson and was married to the late Etta Stanfield Anderson.
Funeral services were held at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 25, at Stoney Hill Baptist Church in Glennville, Ga., with burial in Stoney Hill Cemetery. Bennett May Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. His daughter, Mrs. B. W. Braly of Goodspring, survives.

ANDERSON, Henry D. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 29 Jul 1986
Henry D. Anderson, 67, of Delrose died Monday, July 14, 1986 at Veterans Hospital in Nashville. Funeral services were held Thursday, July 17 at 11 a.m. at Queen Ann Funeral Home with burial in Maplewood Cemetery.
He was the son of the late Henry and Allene Harney Anderson and was married to Mrs. Catherine Dunivant Anderson.
Other survivors include one daughter, Cathy Anderson of Delrose; four sisters, Mrs. Constance Goff of Baugh, Mrs. Katie Hale, Michigan, Miss Geeda and Miss Fannie Anderson; one brother, Lincoln Anderson, Illinois.

ANDERSON, Lonnie Noel OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 06 Apr 1982
Lonnie Noel Anderson, 41, of Birmingham, Ala., died Thursday, April 1 in that city. Funeral services were held at 1:00 p.m. Monday at Roselawn Chapel in Decatur, Ala. with burial in Roselawn Cemetery.
Survivors include his mother, Mrs. Marie Mayo; one sister, Mrs. Dina Teague and a brother, Dwight R. Anderson, all of Birmingham.
He is survived by local relatives: Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Whitlock, Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Cordell, Mr. and Mrs. Coleman Davis, Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Dyer, and Mr. and Mrs. Roy Elder.

ANDERSON, Maurine Freeman OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 11 Jul 1989
Mrs. Maurine Freeman Anderson, 78, of Oklahoma City, Okla., died Thursday, June 22, 1989. Funeral services were held Monday, June 26, at St. Paul's Episcopal Cathedral.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Freeman was the daughter of the late Dr. and Mrs. E. C. Freeman and the wife of the late Charles G. Anderson, Jr. She was involved in many civic organizations, past president of the League of Women Voters, member of the Oklahoma City Art League, communicant of St. Paul's Episcopal Cathedral, president of the St. Nicholas Guild, past president of the Women's Committee Oklahoma City Symphony, past regent of Fourteen Flags Chapter, Daughters of America and represented her chapter in Washington D.C. since 1975, state officer of DAR, in charge of Indian Affairs, founding member of the English Speaking Union in Oklahoma City, member of the Oklahoma Historical Society. She was a prime mover in creating Putnam Heights historical area, and member of the Giles County Historical Society, attended OCW and was an active member in the Cowboy Hall of Fame. Mrs. Anderson was the lobbyist for Women's Juries and was the first female to serve on the jury.
Survivors include one son, C. Gayton Anderson II of Washington, D.C.; one sister, Mrs. William H. Bollinger of California; several nieces and nephews.

ANDERSON, Minnie D. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 24 Apr 1984
Mrs. Minnie Dobbins Anderson, 72, of Chicago, Illinois, formerly of Pulaski, died March 15, 1984, in Chicago.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Anderson was the daughter of the late Alex and Mary Dobbins. She was married to the late Thomas Anderson.
Funeral services were held March 29 at Jordan Funeral Home Chapel, Rev. Frank Brooks officiating, with burial in Agnew Cemetery.
Survivors include six sisters, Mrs. Sallie Daughterty and Mrs. Mary L. Tidwell, Pulaski, Mrs. Edith Buckner and Mrs. Addie Williams, Louisville, Ky., Ms. Augusta Dobbins, Nashville, and Mrs. Mattie P. Brown, Savannah, Ga.

ANDERSON, Tate OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 25 Feb 1981
Word has been received here of the death of a former Pulaski resident and retired postal employee, Tate Anderson, 89, who has resided in Atlanta, Ga. for many years.
His death occurred in January following an injury received in a fall at his apartment several months ago. Burial was in Westview Cemetery in Atlanta.
Mr. Anderson was a native of Giles County and was first married to Mary Lou Braly who died several years ago in Atlanta.
Other survivors include his present wife; a son, Arnold Anderson, Atlanta, Ga.; one grandson and one granddaughter.
Mr. Anderson was a city carrier here until he swapped jobs with the late Fletcher Lance who moved here. Anderson was employed in Atlanta post office until his retirement.

ANDERSON, Thomas Floyd OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 1 Jul 1981
A native of Giles County, Thomas Floyd Anderson, 73, of Donelson, died Thursday, June 25 in Donelson Hospital. Funeral rites were held Saturday at 3:00 p. m. at Carr and Erwin Chapel by the Rev. Mack Pinkelton and the Rev. Jeff Littrell. Interment followed in Mt. Moriah Cemetery.
Mr. Anderson, who was the son of the late Thomas Daniel and Rebecca Susan Petty Anderson, was a teacher for 15 years with the Giles County School System. He was a member of the Nashville Board of Realtors, the Southern Country Realty Co., the National Association of Retired Federal Employees, the Post Office Credit Union Review Board, the McWhirtersville Masonic Lodge and a Scottish Rite Mason. He held membership in the Andrew Price United Methodist Church. Mr. Anderson had served 30 years with the United States postal service before his retirement.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Pauline Mize Anderson; a son, James T. Anderson, Alexandria, Va.; a brother, Joe Anderson, Pulaski; a sister, Mrs. Eunice Harris, Lawrenceburg; two grandchildren and one great grandchild.

ANDREWS, Anna K. OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 10 Oct 1985
Mrs Anna K. Andrews, 91, of Lester, Ala., died Saturday, Oct. 5, 1985, at her residence.
Funeral services were held at 1 p. m. Monday, Oct. 7, at Craigs Chapel Church of Christ conducted by Bro. Van Vowers. Burial was in New Salem Cemetery in Limestone County, Ala. Bennett-May Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
A native of Limestone County, she was the daughter of the late Dan and Sara Arthur Kieff and was married to the late William Jackson Andrews.
Survivors include one adopted daughter, Mrs. Billie Townsend of Lester, Ala.; two grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

ANDREWS, George V. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen,
Mr. George V. Andrews, 85, of Columbia, died Tuesday, Jan. 5, 1988, at Maury County Hospital. Funeral services were held Thursday, Jan. 7, at Oaks and Nichols Funeral Home in Columbia with burial in Polk Memorial Garden.
A native of Maury County, Mr. Andrews was the son of the late George Oran and Frances LaRue Andrews and was married to the late Sarah Gibson Andrews. He was a member of Grace Nazarene Church and retired from Monsanto Chemical Company.
Survivors include one son, Thomas E. Andrews of Franklin; three daughters, Mrs. Ostine (Frances) Polly of Pulaski, Mrs. Thomas (Georgene) Jones and Mrs. Ervin (Joyce) Black, both of Columbia; 14 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchildren.

ANDREWS, Isom A. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 07 Jun 1988
Mr. Isom A. Andrews, 92, died Thursday, June 2, 1988, at Pulaski Health Care Center. Funeral services were held Saturday, June 4, at Taylor Funeral Home with Carl Barnes and Elmer Howell officiating. Burial was in Huntsville Memory Gardens.
Survivors include his wife, Louise Andrews; two step-sons, William Newton of Frankewing, Odis Newton of Florida; two brothers, Clyde Andrews of Tate, Preston Andrews of Huntsville, Ala.; three sisters, Mrs. Ozzie Bridges and Mrs. Annie Beeler, both of Huntsville, Ala., Mrs. Addie Moore of Indiana; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren.

ANDREWS, Lurleean Nellie Dunivant OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 8 Jul 1981
Graveside services for a Giles County native, Mrs. Lurleean Nellie Dunivant Andrews, 82, of Nashville, who died Tuesday, June 30 in Southern Hills Hospital, Nashville, were held Friday at Lynnwood Cemetery, Lynnville.
Mrs. Andrews was the wife of the late Marvin Franklin Andrews.
Survivors include a son, James F. Andrews, Pocomoke, Md.; two sisters, Mrs. Hester Burgess, Alexandria, Va., and Mrs. Kate Thigpen, Nashville; three brothers, Fedd W. Dunivant, Los Angeles, Calif., William K. Dunivant, Akron, Ohio, and Hillis Dunivant, Los Angeles, Calif.
Carr and Erwin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

ANGELY, Judson N. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 4 Feb 1981
Judson N. Angely, 73, of Shreveport, La. and the husband of a Giles County native, died Saturday December 20 at Physicians and Surgeons Hospital, Shreveport, after a short illness.
Funeral services were conducted Tuesday at Rose-North Marshall St. Chapel with burial in Forest Park Cemetery.
Mr. Angely, a native of Iverness, Fla., was a member of the Presbyterian Church.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs Mary O. Stevenson Angely, Shreveport; two sons, Gene Angely, Shreveport and Ronald Angely, Laplace, La. and several grandchildren.

ANGUS, Betty Fay OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 13 Oct 1987
Miss Betty Fay Angus, 50, of Lynnville, died Wednesday, Oct. 7, 1987, at Hermitage Manor Nursing Home in Columbia. Funeral services were held Friday, Oct. 9, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with Arthur Hardison officiating. Burial was in Lynnwood Cemetery.
Miss Angus was a native of Giles County. Survivors include her parents, Willie L. and Lois Wells Angus of Lynnville; one brother, Terrell Angus of Lynnville; two sisters, Mrs. Sue Lovell and Mrs. Ann Elias of Columbia.

ANGUS, Eula S. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 19 Mar 1985
Mrs. Eula S. Angus, 97, died Sunday, March 17, 1985, at Maury County Hospital in Columbia.
Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 19, at Oaks and Nichols Funeral Home in Columbia, with burial in Lynnwood Cemetery.
Survivors include one son, W. L. Angus of Lynnville.

ANGUS, George D. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 03 Apr 1986
Mr. George D. Angus, 81, of Pulaski, died Sunday, March 30, 1986, at his residence. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 1, at Bennett-May Chapel with Rev. Mack Pinkelton officiating. Burial took place in Maplewood Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Lula Agnes Angus of Pulaski; one son, Malcolm Angus of Ardmore, Tenn.; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

ANGUS, Jacob Wesley and John Michael OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 26 May 1987
Jacob Wesley and John Michael Angus died Tuesday, May 12, at Huntsville Hospital. Graveside services were held Sunday, May 17, at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery with Alvin Holt officiating.
Survivors include their parents, Randall and Nancy Angus of Toney, Ala.; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Malcolm Angus of Ardmore, Ala.; Mrs. Naomi Hodges of Michigan; great-grandmother, Mrs. George Angus of Pulaski.

ANGUS, James Henry OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 03 Oct 1989
Mr. James Henry Angus, 90, of Lynnville died Sunday, Sept. 24, 1989, at Maury Regional Hospital. Funeral services were hedl Wednesday, Sept. 27, at Old Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Pulaski with Elder Claud Bellafont Officiating. Burial was in Martin Cemetery in Lynnville. Queen Ann Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Angus was the son of the late Felix and Ophelia Smith Angus. He was a farmer and member of Emanuel Primitive Baptist Church in Columbia, where he served as a deacon.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Louise Angus of Lynnville; eight daughters, Mrs. Christine Jones, Mrs. Lucille Jones, both of Pontiac, Mich., Mrs. Vernia Mae Clack of Detroit, Mich., Mrs. Lourene Moore and Mrs. Bessie L. Knight, both of Nashville, Mrs. Lizzie Lee Amis and Mrs. Barbara J. Waite, both of Columbia, Mrs. Jewelean Amis of Lewisburg; two sons, James E. Angus of Mt. Pleasant, John Thomas Angus of Lewisburg; 45 grandchildren; 92 great-grandchildren; 11 great-great-grandchildren.

ANGUS, James Wilson OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 09 Mar 1982
James Wilson Angus, 87, a retired farmer of Route 1, Lynnville died at his home, Saturday March 7.
Funeral services were held at 1:30 Monday, March 8 at Carr and Erwin Chapel. Burial in Lynnwood Cemetery. The Rev. Mack Pinkelton and Cleo Bunt officiated.
Mr. Angus was a Giles County native, the son of the late Samuel D. and Florence Attkisson Angus. His was is Mrs. Rennie Lee McGee Angus, who survives.
Other survivors include five sons, James Elmer Angus, Lake City, Fla., Robert Lee Angus, Rogersville, Ala., David Frank Angus, Ethridge, Sidney Bryant Angus, Murfreesboro and Charles Wilson Angus, Lynnville; six daughters, Mrs. Rufus Overstreet, Mt. Pleasant, Mrs. James Black, Lynnville, Mrs. Gilmore Tarpley, Pulaski, Mrs. John Williams, Lynnville, Mrs. Joe D. Sumners, Pulaski, Mrs. Dale Stafford, Lynnville; two brothers, Archie Angus, Portsmouth, Va., Grady Angus, Columbus, Ga.; one sister, Stella Walker, Huntsville, Ala.; twenty-eight grandchildren; twenty-three great grandchildren; and two great great grandchildren.

ANTHONY, Farrel OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 15 Aug 1989
Mr. Farrel Anthony died Tuesday, Aug. 1, 1989, at the Lewisburg Community Hospital. Funeral services were held Saturday, Aug. 5, at First Baptist Church on Shoal Street in Pulaski with the Rev. Frank Brooks officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery. Jordan Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Anthony was the son of the late Sam and Mable White Anthony. He was a member of the Mt. Olivet Missionary Baptist Church. He was retired from Lewisburg Casting.
Survivors include his wife, Durlean Tucker Anthony; one step-son, Rufus Daly of Lewisburg; one brother, Richard Anthony of Chicago, Ill.; one aunt, Mrs. Molly McLaurine of Columbia; his step-mother, Mrs. Mabel Leslie; several nieces and nephews.

ANTHONY, William Wilson OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 21 Jun 1983
Mr. William Wilson Anthony, 76, Pulaski, died Monday, June 13, 1983, at Giles County Hospital. Funeral services were held at 10 a. m. Thursday, June 16, at Bennett-May Chapel with burial in Anthony Cemetery, Mack Pinkelton officiating.
A native of Giles County and a member of the Presbyterian Church, he was the son of the late Neal and Mamie Kimbrough Anthony. He is survived by several nieces and nephews.

APPLETON, Herbert "Stovewood" OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 21 Jul 1987
Mr. Herbert "Stovewood" Appleton, 62, died Thursday, July 16, 1987, at National Health Care Center in Lawrenceburg.
Graveside services were held Saturday, July 18, at Shaw Cemetery near Prospect with Andy Brown officiating. North Funeral Home of Lawrenceburg was in charge of arrangements.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Appleton was the son of the late Douglas W. and Martha Smith Appleton and was married to the late Maveline McKissack Appleton. He was retired from Knott's Paving Company of Lawrenceburg.
Survivors include one daughter, Doris Shedd of Lawrenceburg; two sons, Rex Appleton of Lawrenceburg, Bobby Appleton of Lakeland, Fla.; four grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Pearlie Mae Barnett of Lawrenceburg, Mrs. Ruby Griggs of Pulaski; three brothers, James Appleton of Lawrenceburg, Bill Appleton of Pulaski, Gilbert Appleton of Wickenburg, Ariz.

APPLETON, Mackie Lee OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 06 Jul 1989
Mackie Lee Appleton, 80, 1107 Iris Street, Pulaski, died Friday, June 30, 1989, at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville. Funeral services were held Monday at Carr and Erwin Funeral Home with G. C. Fox officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
Mr. Appleton was a Giles County native and the son of the late David and Myrtle Matthews Appleton. He was a retired brick and block mason.
Survivors include his wife, Mary E. Appleton, Pulaski; four sons, Shelby Appleton, Tyler, Texas, Cletus Appleton, Milpitas, Calif., Kenneth (Toby) Appleton and Terry Appleton, both of Pulaski; four daughters, Mexine Fulmer, Covington, Ky., Alice Johnson, Indianapolis, Ind., Glenda Lenivor, Warren, Mich., and June Boone, Mt. Nebo, West Va.; two brothers, Robert and Cletus Appelton, both of Pulaski; three sisters, Lillian Hutton and Christine Hyatt, both of Pulaski, and Maude Appleton, Shelbyville; 24 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and 10 step-grandchildren.

APPLETON, Mary Ruth Brown OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 23 May 1989
Mrs. Mary Ruth Appleton, 82, of Prospect, died Friday, May 19, 1989, at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville. Funeral services were held Tuesday, May 23, at Jordan Funeral Home with the Rev. Riley Tucker officiating. Burial was in Antioch Cemetery in Prospect.
A native of Limestone County, Ala., Mrs. Appleton was the daughter of the late Johnny and Emily Brown. She was a member of the Antioch Baptist Church in Prospect.
Survivors include her husband, Riley Appleton, Sr. of Prospect; three sons, Riley Appleton, Jr. of Indianapolis, Ind., Robert Appleton of Nashville and Joe Appleton of Pulaski; four daughters, Mrs. Lena Davis of Elkmont, Ala., Mrs. Dessie Tyson and Mrs. Emma Nance, both of Indianapolis, Willodene Appleton of Nashville; 19 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; three sisters, Mrs. Sarah Coleman, Mrs. Ruth Brown and Mrs. Emma Randolph.

APPLETON, Lonnie Ray Jr. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 27 Oct 1987
Lonnie Ray Appleton, Jr., 11, of Irving, Texas, died Wednesday, Oct. 21, 1987, at Children's Medical Center in Dallas, Texas. Funeral services were held Sunday, Oct. 25, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with the Rev. Dwight Mercer officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
Survivors include his father, Lonnie Appleton of Pulaski; his mother, Marilyn Prince Appleton of Irving, Texas; one brother, Jeff Appleton of Pulaski; one step-brother, David Harris of Pulaski; one sister, Jennifer Appleton of Pulaski; two step-sisters, Sandy and Janet Harris of Pulaski; maternal grandmother, Mary Prince of Pulaski; paternal grandfather, Bill Appleton of Pulaski.

APPLETON, Willie Hess OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 18 May 1983
Mr. Willie Hess Appleton, 57, Prospect, died Monday, May 16, 1983 at Giles County Hospital. Funeral services were held at 12 noon Friday, May 20, at Abraham McKissack Memorial Chapel with burial in Leggtown Cemetery, Roy White officiating.
He was the son of the late Edgar and Lula B. McDonald Appleton and was a farmer.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Ever Jean Mayfield Appleton; four daughters, Mrs. Ruby Smith and Mrs. Norma Smith, both of Prospect, Mrs. Mary Coleman, Elkmont, Alabama, and Mrs. Brenda Swinger, Pulaski; four sons, William Legg, Ft. Knox, Kentucky, Harold Appleton, Oxford, Mississippi, Thomas and Kenneth Appleton, both of Prospect; four sisters, Mrs. Pearline Starks Mrs. Etha Coffey, both of Pulaski, Mrs. Otha Appleton, Oxford, Mississippi, and Mrs. Audrey Grigsby, Houston, Texas; four brothers, William Appleton, Pulaski, Clifford and Joe Appleton, both of Prospect, and Eddie Appleton, Nashville; and nine grandchildren.

ARCHER, Mary Euple OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 09 Apr 1980
Funeral rites for Mrs. Mary Euple Archer, 44, of Route 4, Pulaski, who died Monday, April 7 at Huntsville Hospital, Huntsville, Ala., were held Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. at Carr and Erwin Chapel by Church of Christ minister Terrell Pitts and Kyle McWheter. Burial took place in the Maplewood Cemetery.
Mrs. Archer, an employee at East Elementary Cafeteria, was born in Fulton, Miss., the daughter of Mrs. Louella Slay Carpenter, of Trinity, Ala., who survives, and the late Rochester Bishop.
In addition to her mother, survivors include her husband, Alton Archer; two sons, Neal Archer and Eugene Archer, Prospect; two daughters, Mrs. Libby Thomason, Lynnville, and Mrs. Sheila Johnson, Danville, Ala.; two brothers, Leon Bishop, Decatur, Ala., and Donald Bishop, Florida; five sisters, Mrs. Virginia Dodson and Mrs. Eula Mae Cooper, Courtland, Ala., Mrs. Mozell Chapman, Huntsville, Mrs. Maxine Goode, Oneonta, Ala., and Mrs. Lois Brewer, Fulton, Miss., and five grandchildren.

ARMOUR, Bessie Elizabeth OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 19 Sep 1989
Mrs. Bessie Elizabeth Armour, 65, of Memphis, died recently at Methodist Hospital after a long illness. Services were held at Woodhaven Funeral Home in Millington with burial in Memphis Memory Gardens.
Mrs. Armour was a retired telle at First Tennessee Bank. She was a member of Ardmore Baptist Church and the Frayser chapter of Order of the Eastern Star.
Survivors include her husband, Benjamin Armour; two daughters, Mrs. Sandra Russell of Memphis, Mrs. Andre Noris of Bartlett; one son, Dorv W. Armour of Memphis; her mother, Mrs. Winnie Gillespie of Boone, N.C.; one sister, Mrs. Audrey Vanell Stewart of Boone, N.C.; four grandchildren.

ARMSTRONG, Clyde Ewing OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 22 Oct 1980
Clyde Ewing Armstrong, 54, of Route 5, Pulaski died Wednesday, October 15 in Giles County Hospital. Funeral rites were conducted Thursday at 2:00 p.m. at Carr and Erwin Chapel with interment in Elkton Cemetery. The Rev. Mark Johnson was the officiant.
Mr. Armstrong, who was an employee of the Giles County Highway Department, was a Giles County native. He was the son of Mrs. Fanny Leu Wilburn Armstrong of Pulaski, who survives, and the late Carmel H. Armstrong.
In addition to his mother survivors include his wife, Mrs. Robbie Taylor Armstrong; two sons, Mike Armstrong and Darrell Armstrong, Pulaski.

ARNEY, Roy Brown Giles Free Press __ Jun 1985
Mr. Roy Brown Arney, 68, of Route 8, Pulaski, TN, died June 25, 1985, at Hillside Hospital in Pulaski, TN.
Funeral services were held June 27 at 2 p. m. at Bennett-May Chapel with Rev. William H. Moss officiating. Burial was in the Maplewood Cemetery with Bennett May Funeral Home in charge.
A native of Giles County, TN, Mr. Arney was the son of the late B. E. and Kathlene Allen Arney.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Beulah Scales Arney of Pulaski, TN; two sons, Ronnie Lynn Arney of Pulaski and Joe Ben Arney of Pulaski; one grandchild; and one brother, Benton E. Arney of Orlando, Fla.

ARNOLD, Foster Eldridge Newsline 17 Feb 1987
Foster Eldridge Arnold, 78, of Pulaski, died February 15, 1987 at St. Thomas Hospital, Nashville, TN.
Funeral services will be 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 17, at Bennett May Chapel with Rev. Hollis Hunt officiating. Burial will be in the Maplewood Cemetery with Bennett May Funeral Home in charge.
A native of Hickman County, Mr. Arnold was the son of the late Lawrence and Sally Arnold. Mr. Arnold was a car dealer for many years and was affiliated with First National Bank.
Survivors include his wife, Harriett Murrey Arnold of Pulaski; one daughter, Mrs. Genne Johnston of Athens, AL; four grandchildren; and one brother, Walker Arnold of Nashville.

ARNOLD, Lillie Sellen OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 21 May 1985
Lillian Sellen Arnold, 92, died Thursday, May 16, 1985, at Montgomery County Nursing Home, Mount Ida, Arkansas. Funeral services were held Monday, May 20, at 9:30 a.m. at Grass Mortuary in Hot Spring, Ark., with burial in National Cemetery in Little Rock, Ark.
Survivors include four grandchildren, Earnest Pate of Texas, Donald Pate of New Jersey, Helen Hardcastle of Texas and Millie Hansen of Pulaski; eight great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren.

ARNOLD, Mary Minerva Ethridge OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 20 Aug 1983
Mrs. Mary Minerva Arnold, 66, died August 4, 1983, at Butler, Missouri. Memorial services were held Wednesday, August 10, in Nevada, Missouri, with burial in the U. S. National Cemetery No. 1 in Ft. Scott, Kansas.
She was was the daughter of the late Marcus Eugene Ethridge, Sr. and the late Manella King Ethridge of Pulaski.
Survivors include two brothers, Marcus Ethridge, Jr. of Madison and John Owen Ethridge of Jackson, Mississippi; one half-brother, Daniel E. Ethridge of Pulaski.
Mrs. Arnold was a retired music teacher.

ARTHUR, Kevin Lee OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 18 Oct 1988
Kevin Lee Arthur, 16, of Cornersville, died Sunday, Oct. 16, 1988, in Huntsville General Hospital as a result of an automobile accident. Funeral services were held Tuesday, Oct. 18, at Cornersville Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in Short Cemetery in Spring Place.
A native of Marshall County, Arthur was a freshman at Cornersville High School. He was the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Arthur of Pulaski.
Survivors include his parents, Bill and Doris Defoe Arthur of Cornersville; one brother, Timmy Arthur of Cornersville; maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Loyd Defoe of Cornersville.

ARTHUR, Roy Nathan OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 14 Dec 1982
Roy Nathan Arthur, 69, of Stark, Florida, died on Saturday, December 4, 1982, at Veteran's Hospital in Lake City, Florida.
Funeral services were conducted by the Rev. Mack Pinkelton on Tuesday, Dec. 6, at 2:00 p. m. at Carr and Erwin Chapel. Burial followed in Maplewood Cemetery.

A native of Giles County and a former U. S. Navy man, Mr. Arthur was a retired construction worker.
He was married to Kathryn Englett Arthur of Stark, FL and was the son of the late James Woodard and Mamie Beadle Arthur.
Additional survivors include four sons, Larry Arthur of Pulaski, Terry and Rodney Arthur, both of Florida and Danny Arthur of Kentucky; seven daughters, Mrs. Margie Boshers and Mrs. Carolyn Bloss, both of Columbia, Mrs. Ann Prince of Pulaski, Mrs. Shonnie Wagner and Mrs. Tammie Scott, both of Ohio, Mrs. Ginger Stivers and Mrs. Crystal Duffy, both of Florida; one sister, Ms. Lessie Grey Hopkins of Hendersonville, TN, 23 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.

ASHBURN, Alfred Sidney OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 25 Aug 1987
Mr. Alfred Sidney Ashburn, 81, of Cornersville, died Monday, August 17, 1987, at Oakwood Nursing Home in Lewisburg.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, Aug. 19, at Bennett May Chapel with Jack Dunn officiating. Graveside services were held at Cumberland Presbyterian Cemetery in Hillsboro.
A native of Tennessee, Mr. Ashburn was the son of the late Standifer and Florence Bramblett Ashburn. He was a member of Diana Church of Christ and was a retired salesman.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Ruth Prosser Ashburn of Cornersville; one daughter, Mrs. Annelle Ashburn Werner of Nashville; one son, Henry Hines Ashburn of Hendersonville; six grandchildren, three great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Emily Starnes of Decherd, Tenn., Mrs. Dorothy Morgan of Texas; three brothers, Howard Ashburn of Springfield, Ernest Ashburn of McMinnville, John Ashburn of Fayetteville, Ark; three step-daughters, Mrs. Betty Jean McCollum of Cornersville, Mrs. Ernestine Rudd of Lawrenceburg, and Mrs. Linda Bass of Columbia.

ASHFORD, Mamie Ruth OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 7 Oct 1981
Mrs. Mamie Ruth Ashford, 89, Route 1, Prospect, died on Wednesday, September 30, 1981, at Giles County Hospital. She was the daughter of the late George and Ettie Ashford McCree and the wife of the late Demps Thomas Ashford.
Funeral services were held at 2 p. m. Friday, October 2, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with burial in Maplewood Cemetery, the Rev. Mack Pinkelton and Earl Hocker officiating.
Survivors include two sons, Leonard and Aubrey Ashford of Prospect; three daughters, Christine Arthur and Edna Kimbrough, Pulaski; one brother, Guy McCree, Prospect; one sister, Lucille Simpson, Pulaski; 23 grandchildren and 42 great-grandchildren.

ASHFORD, Nancy Izora OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 18 Nov 1986
Nancy Izora Ashford passed away Nov. 8, 1986, in Tucson, Ariz. She was born in Giles County Jan. 16, 1902. She was preceded in death by her husband, Stacy Ashford, and daughter, Hilda Stalp.
Memorial services were held Wednesday, Nov. 12, at 10 a.m. at First Southern Baptist Church by Pastor Ron Hart. Burial was at Southlawn Memorial Park in Tuscon.
Survivors include a daughter, Aileen Campbell; son-in-law, Giles Campbell; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; a sister, Viva Hinote of Pensacola, Fla.; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Ashford was a long time resident of Giles County and after moving to Tuscon kept up with the "home town" friends through the local paper.

ASHTON, Howard Reynolds OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 22 Jun 1989
Howard Reynolds Ashton, 81, Lynnville, died Tuesday, June 20, 1989, at Maury County Hospital in Columbia. Funeral services were held Wednesday at Bennett May Funeral Home with Al May officiating. Burial was in Lynnwood Cemetery in Lynnville.
Mr. Ashton was a native of Giles County and the son of the late John and Emma Hobbs Ashton. He was a member of the Lynnville Church of Christ and a retired farmer.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Virgie Ashton, Lynnville; one daughter, Mrs. Betty Bandy,
Madison; two sons, Bob, Durham, N.C., and Bill Ashton, Miami, Fla.; one sister, Mrs. Neely Doggett, Lynnville and seven grandchildren.

ASHTON, John Mack OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 03 Jan 1989
Mr. John Mack Ashton, 71, of Sparta, died Saturday, Dec. 31, 1988, at Cumberland Medical Center in Crossville. Funeral services were held Monday, Jan. 2, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with Al May and Robert Dean officiating. Burial was in Mars Hill Cemetery in Marshall County.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Ashton was the son of the late John and Emma Hobbs Ashton. He was a retired farmer.
Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth Orr Ashton of Sparta; two sons, Lyndall Ashton of Lynnville, Jimmy Ashton of Sparta; two daughters, Estell Ashton of Nashville, Martha Ashton of Ashland City; one brother, Howard Ashton of Lynnville; one sister, Mrs. Neely Doggett of Lynnville; five grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

ASHTON, Owen Brown OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 10 Sep 1980
Funeral services for a Giles County native, Owen Brown Ashton, 76, a resident of Hillview Nursing Home, Columbia, who died Friday, September 5 in that city, were conducted Sunday at Oakes and Nichols Funeral Home in Columbia at 2:30 p.m. by Church of Christ ministers Brown Foster and Elmer Lusk. Interment was in Lynnwood Cemetery, Lynnville.
Mr. Ashton, a retired carpenter, was the son of the late John and Emma Hobbs Ashton. For a number of years he had made his home in Columbia.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Wilma Gregg Ashton; two daughters, Mrs. Paul Burgess of Goodlettsville and Mrs. Myron Burgess, Jr. of Lynnville; a sister, Mrs. Horace Doggett of Lynnville; three brothers, Ewing Ashton, Howard Ashton and Mack Ashton, also of Lynnville and nine grandchildren.

ATTKISSON, Ida Mae Johns OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 16 Aug 1988
Mrs. Ida Mae Attkisson, 97, of Pulaski, died Tuesday, Aug. 9, 1988, at Hillside Hospital. Funeral services were held Thursday, Aug. 11, at Bennett May Chapel with Floyd Farris officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Attkisson was the daughter of the late James Henry and Mollie Johns and was married to the late Joe Abner Attkisson. She was a member of the Second Street Church of Christ in Pulaski.
Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. Alma McGowan Wahneta of Florida, Mrs. Paul Hooie and Mrs. Juanita Wilburn, both of Pulaski; two sons, Willie Joe and James Henry Attkisson, both of Pulaski; 14 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.

ATTKISSON, Viola Pearl Waldrop OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 19 Aug 1986
A Giles County native was killed in a two-car automobile accident in Enterprise Saturday.
Viola Pearl Attkisson, 65, died when the car in which she was a passenger was hit head on in Enterprise in Maury County. She was taken to Maury County Hospital where she died a short time later.
Services were held at 2 p.m. Monday in Williams Mt. Pleasant Chapel with Murray Alexander and Charlie Craig officiating. Burial was in Arlington Cemetery in Mt. Pleasant.
She was the daughter of the late M. L. and Hautie Matlock Waldrop of Mt. Pleasant.
Survivors include her husband, Eldon Attkisson; a son, Billy Wayne Attkisson of Mt. Pleasant; two daughters, Mrs. Martha McNeese and Mrs. Shelia Bradbury, both of Mt. Pleasant; four brothers, Russell, Jessie, Howard and W. C. Waldrop, all of Mt. Pleasant; two sisters, Dorothy Chapman of Mt. Pleasant and Mrs. Geneva Brown of Columbia; and three grandchildren.

AUSTIN, A. C. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 28 Nov 1989
Mr. A. C. Austin of Ardmore, Tenn., died Tuesday, Nov. 21, 1989, at his residence. Funeral services were held at Ardmore United Methodist Church Friday, Nov. 24, with the Rev. Peter Vaneyes and Dr. Charles Frank Gattis, Jr. officiating. Burial was in the Austin Cemetery in Ardmore. Taylor Funeral Home in Ardmore was in charge of arrangements.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Austin was the son of the late Maggie Rawls and A. C. (Alex) Austin, Sr. He was a member of ht Ardmore United Methodist Church, where he was a lay leader, a member of the Ardmore Rotary Club, American Legion and VFW, was a veteran of World War II and was named citizen of the year of Ardmore in 1989. His father was the founder of Ardmore and donated real estate for the Ardmore Elementary and High School, the Ardmore Post Office and the Bank of Ardmore. Mr. Austin was the first baby born in Ardmore.
Survivors include his wife, Dovie Williams Austin of Ardmore; two daughters, Susan Austin of Ardmore, Anne Pene of Desoto, Texas; two granddaughters, Tanya Ann Pene of Ft. Worth, Texas, and Angela Christina Pene of Desoto, Texas.

AUSTIN, Grace Osgood OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 19 Jan 1982
Funeral services for Grace Osgood Austin, 42, co-owner of WMGL-FM radio station in Pulaski were conducted by the Reverend Lynn McDowell at the Church of the Messiah Episcopal in Pulaski, Sunday, January 17 at 2:00 p.m. Interment took place Monday at Oak Grove Cemetery
in Greenville, TN.
Daughter of the late Harry and Nelle Galloway Osgood, Mrs. Austin was a native of Oak Park, IL.
Survivors include her husband, Jay Austin, of Pulaski; and one aunt, Mrs. Una Erikson, of Nashville.

AUSTIN, Margaret Louise OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 07 Mar 1989
Mrs. Margaret Louise Austin, Nashville, died Saturday, March 4, 1989. Funeral services were held Monday at Calvary United Methodist Church with Rev. Durwood McCord and Rev. James Beasley officiating. Burial was in Spring Hill Cemetery.
She was the wife of the late H. H Austin, Sr. Survivors include, two sons, Homer H. Austin, Jr., Nashville and Donald Young Austin, Shelbyville; two sisters, Mrs. Raymond Young of Pulaski and Mrs. Rebecca Duke of Ft. Smith, Ark.; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

AUSTIN, Thomas E. (Buster) OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 16 Feb 1982
Funeral services for Thomas E. "Buster" Austin, 61, Elkton, TN, were held on Sunday, February 14 at Carr and Erwin Chapel . Reverends William Suddarth and Wesley Holden officiated with burial in Elkton Cemetery.
Mr. Austin died at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville on Friday, February 12, 1982. He was the son of the late Thomas Lee and Mary Elizabeth Oliver Austin.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Austin is survived by his wife, Ann Routon Austin of Elkton. Mr. Austin was a World War II Veteran and had served 35 years with the U. S. Government.
Additional survivors include two sons, Tommy Austin of Pulaski and David Austin of Elkton; one sister, Mrs. Annie Ruth Croney of Elkton; and one grandchild.

AYMETT, Hamilton OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 10 Jun 1986
Hamilton Aymett, 81, of Alvaton, Ky., died Friday, June 6, 1986, at Bowling Green Medical Center. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, June 9, at Bennett May Chapel with Rev. Mack Pinkelton officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
Mr. Aymett was a native of Giles County.
Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth Aymett of Alvaton, Ky.; one son, Harold Aymett of Alvaton, Ky.; one daughter, Mrs. Vivian Abell of Franklins, N.C.; four grandchildren; one sister, Miss Catherine Aymett of Pulaski; two brothers, Gray Aymett and George Aymett, both of Pulaski.

AYMETT, Robert Edward OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 24 Jul 1984
Robert Edward Aymett, 76, Route 2, Pulaski, died on Monday, July 23, 1984, at Pulaski Health Care Center.
A native of Giles County, he was the son of the late John W. and Sarah W. Tarpley Aymett and was married to the late Dora Harwell Aymett. He was a retired farmer.
Funeral services were to be held at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 24, at Carr and Erwin Chapel, with burial in Maplewood Cemetery, Bill Morris and Mack Pinkelton officiating.
Survivors include three brothers, George Aymett and Gray Aymett, Pulaski; and Hamelton Aymett, Bowling Green, Kentucky; one sister, Katherine Aymett, Pulaski; and several nieces and nephews.

AYRES, Woodrow W. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 20 Dec 1983
Mr. Woodrow W. Ayres, age 71, of 552 E. Madison Street, Pulaski, died Sunday, December 18, 1983, at the Giles County Hospital.
Funeral services were held at Carr and Erwin Chapel Tuesday, December 20, at 11 a. m. with G. C. Fox officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Ayres was a veteran of WWII and was retired from Gulf Oil Company. He was married to Mrs. Louise Miles Ayres of Pulaski, she survives. He was the son of the late Van B. and Donie Gunter Ayres.
Survivors other than his wife, include one step-son, Don Williams of Pulaski; one step-daughter, Peggy Hathcoat of California; one brother, Charles Ayres of Columbia; two sisters, Mrs. Rachel Farris, Mrs. Mary Allard, both of Collinwood; and seven step-grandchildren.

BAILEY, Herman OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 09 Jun 1982
Herman Bailey, 63, Route 1, Ardmore, died on Saturday, June 5, 1982, at Huntsville Hospital.
Funeral services were held at 4 p.m. Sunday, June 6, at Rainey Funeral Home with Ed Burrow and Houston Shannon officiating. Burial was in Gatlin Cemetery, Ardmore.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Nadine Whitt Bailey; three sns, Donald Bailey, Larry Bailey and Randy Bailey, all of Ardmore; three daughters, Mrs. Laurene Schrimsher of Ardmore, Mrs. Sue Turner and Mrs. Billie Rose Raney, both of Huntsville; four brothers, four sisters, and 14 grandchildren.

BAILEY, Homer Donald OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 31 Oct 1989
The wife of a Baptist deacon shot to death Thursday at his home on Union Hill Road in Ardmore has confessed to his murder, officers said.
Carol Bailey is being held in Giles County Jail under $100,000 bond for first degree murder in the death of Homer Donald Bailey, 50......
Funeral services were held Sunday with burial in Gatlin Cemetery in Limestone County, Ala. He was the son of Mrs. Nadine Bailey of Ardmore.
Other survivors include one son, Michael Bailey; daughter, Angela Bailey; two brothers, Randy and Larry Bailey, Ardmore; three sisters, Laurene Schrimsher, Ardmore, Billie Raney, New Market, Ala., and Sue Turner, Huntsville.

BAILEY, James ____________ __ Feb 198_
James B. Bailey, of Belle Chasse, Louisiana, died Friday, February 19, at the age of 62.
Mr. Bailey was a retired employee of the Wilson Road Construction Company and had helped build roads in and around Giles County back in the 60's.
He is survived locally by his wife, Jo Hedgecoth of Pulaski. Two children, Mrs. Brenda Parretts and James C. Bailey, also survive.

BAILEY, Jennie A. Curren Maxwell OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 17 Mar 1988
Mrs. Jennie A. Bailey, 81, died Wednesday, March 9, 1988, at Baptist Hospital in Nashville. Funeral services were held Sunday, March 13, at Abraham McKissack Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Douglas Coleman officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery. Queen Ann Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Bailey was the daughter of the late George and Sue Scales Curren and was married to the late William A. Maxwell and the late Richard Bailey. She was a member of the Rocky Mount Cumberland Presbyterian Church.
Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Mamie L. Carson of Nashville; one grandson, George E. Carson, Jr. of Nashville; two sisters, Mrs. Mary L. Suttles and Mrs. Sue Mae Holt, both of Pulaski; four step-daughters; two step-sons; five nieces and 10 nephews.

BAKER, Frank Leroy OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 17 Sep 1985
Frank Leroy Baker died Sunday in St. Pauls, N. C.
He was 43 years old. Funeral services will be held Wednesday afternoon in St. Pauls with burial in that city.
Survivors include his wife, Margaret Burns Baker; a step-son, Larry Joe Burns; three grandchildren. All are of Pulaski.

BAKER, Lula Myrtle OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 28 May 1980
Funeral services for Mrs. Lula Myrtle Baker of Pulaski, who died Sunday, May 25 at St. Thomas Hospital, Nashville were conducted Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. at Carr and Erwin Chapel with Church of Christ minister, G. C Fox officiating. Burial was in Mt. Moriah Cemetery.
Mrs. Baker, who was a nurse was a native of Lincoln County. Her parents were the late James Hiram and Mary Clay Grimes Brady and she was married to the late Lewis Baker.
The only immediate survivor are a brother, Burton Brady, McBurg and a sister, Mrs. May Khone of Nashville.

BAKER, Oscar Athal Sr. OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 06 Jul 1989
Mr. Oscar Athal Baker, Sr., 78, of Lawrenceburg, died Monday, July 3, 1989, at Crockett General Hospital. Funeral services were held Wednesday, July 5, at North Funeral Home Chapel in Lawrenceburg with Bob Gobble officiating. Burial was in Gum Springs Cemetery.
Mr. Baker was the son of the late James William and Clara Shellnut Baker. He was a retired carpenter and painter.
Survivors include his wife, Reba Hannah Baker of Lawrenceburg; five daughters, Jimmie Faye Spruille of Atlanta, Ga., Dorris Oneita White of Pulaski, Syble Carlene Blade of Lawrenceburg, Clara Sue Baldwin of Washington, D.C., Mary Regina Taylor of Summertown; one son, Oscar Athal Baker, Jr. of Lawrenceburg; 14 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren.

BALDWIN, Guy Edward OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 21 Jul 1987
Mr. Guy Edward Baldwin, 46, formerly of Pulaski and a resident of Long Beach, California, for several years, died Saturday, July 4, 1987.
Burial was in Riverside National Cemetery in Riverside, California. Mr. Baldwin retired as senior quartermaster from the U. S. Navy in November, 1977.
Survivors include his mother, Doy Hayes of Columbia; one son, Joseph Baldwin of Phoenix, Ariz.; one brother, Carl Baldwin of Pittsburg, Calif.; three sisters, Bobbie Baker of Monterey, Calif., Bettie Wesley of Denver, Colo., and Mildred Voss of Columbia; two grandchildren.

BALDWIN, John Aymett OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 22 Jun 1980
Funeral services for John Aymett Baldwin of Avondale Estates, Ga., who died June 10, 1982 at his home, were held Tuesday at 10 a. m. at Turner Funeral Home in Decatur, Ga.
Mr. Baldwin was a native Giles Countian and a member of the Presbyterian Church.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Mary McCormack Baldwin; mother, Mrs. Sadye Aymett Baldwin; one son, Dr. John W. Baldwin, Griffin, Ga.; one daughter, Mrs. Jean Baldwin Jackson, Decatur, Ga. and one grandson.

BALDWIN, Sadye Aymett OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 15 Jul 1985
Mrs. Sadye Aymett Baldwin, 89, of Avondale Estates, Georgia, died Monday, July 29, 1985, at Westburg Nursing Facility in Jenkinsburg, Georgia.
A native of Giles County, she was the daughter of the late Thomas White and Sara Elizabeth Abernathy Aymett and was married to the late John William Baldwin.
Funeral services were held at 11 a. m. Thursday, Aug. 1, at Bennett-May Chapel, with burial in Maplewood Cemetery, Rev. Mack Pinkelton officiating.
Survivors include one daughter-in-law, Mary M. Baldwin of Avondale Estates, Ga.; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

BALL, Dessie Ingram OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 21 Jun 1983
Dessie Ingram Ball, 89, 421 W. Jefferson Street, Pulaski, died June 13, 1983, at Giles County Hospital.
She was the wife of the late E. T. Ball, Sr., and a Giles County native. She was the daughter of the late Hiram and Elizabeth Rutledge Ingram.
Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 15, 1983, at Bennett-May Chapel with burial in Maplewood Cemetery, Rev. Paul Allen and Rev. Bill Moss officiating.
Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Ann Dunn, Manchester, Tenn.; one step-son, E. T. Ball, Jr., Pulaski and six grandchildren.

BALL, Dora Martin OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 4 Nov 1981
Mrs. Dora M. Ball, 89, Route 1, Ethridge, died on Friday, October 30, 1981, at Graymere Nursing Home, Columbia.
A Maury County native, she was the daughter of the late Henry and Maggie Hobbs Martin and the wife of the late Willie Mack Ball. She was a member of the Mooresville Pike Church of Christ and the mother of the late William Sherral Ball.
Funeral services were held at 2 p. m. Sunday, November 1, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with burial in Shane Cemetery, Tom Oglesby officiating.
Survivors include four daughters, Mrs. Raymond Jett, Mooresville, Mrs. Coy Risner, Ethridge, Mrs. Tillman Ledford, Columbia, and Mrs. E. D. Donovan Xenia, Ohio; four sisters, Mrs. Grace Osborne and Mrs. Ester Denton, Columbia, Mrs. Lillian Wilson, Culleoka, Mrs. Frances Lambert, Nashville; 18 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.

BALL, Kathleen Phelps OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 25 Feb 1986
Mrs. Kathleen Phelps Ball, 71, of Paducah, KY, died Friday, Feb. 21, 1986, in that city.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 23, at Bennett May Chapel with Rev. William H. Moss officiating. Burial was in Prospect Cemetery.
A native of Elkton, Mrs. Ball was the daughter of the late Benton and Orlean Austin Phelps.
Survivors include her husband, Bill Ball of Paducah, KY; two sons, Ronnie Ball of Paducah, KY, Donnie Ball of Biloxi, MS; four sisters, Mrs. Sis Coffman of Veto, AL, Mrs. Faye McGee of Petersburg, Mrs. Jerry Springer of Columbia, Mrs. Sue Warren of Athens, AL; two brothers, O. E. Phelps of Midland, TX and Jack Phelps of Huntsville, AL; six grandchildren; three great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

BALL, Laura Viola OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 20 Nov 1984
Mrs. Laura Viola Ball, 80, of Columbia, Tennessee, died on Saturday, November 17, 1984, at Columbia Nursing Care.
She was married to the late Roy Ball.
Funeral services were to be held at 2 p. m. Monday, November 19, at Bennett-May Chapel, with burial in Maplewood Cemetery.
Survivors include one son, Roy L. Ball, Pulaski; one daughter, Miss Elizabeth Ann Ball, Columbia; two sisters, Mrs. Mable McFarland, Nashville, and Mrs. Mildred Stewart, Huntsville, Alabama; one grandchild and two great-grandchildren.

BALL, Lonnie OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 28 Dec 1983
Mr. Lonnie Ball, 48, Route 5, Pulaski, died Monday, December 26, 1983 in a farm accident. Funeral services were held at 1 p. m. Wednesday, December 28 at Carr and Erwin Chapel with burial in the Mt. Zion Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, he was the son of Andrew and Edith Tankersley Ball, Pulaski.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by a son, Andrew Van Ball; three brothers, Jack Ball, Georgia, A. C. Ball and Ben Ball, Pulaski; five sisters, Faye Roberts, Joan Smith, Jean Ferguson, and Bonnie Ball of Pulaski, and Blondee Byrd of Kansas.

BALL, Odell OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 30 Jul 1985
Mr. Odell Ball, 82, died Thursday, July 26, 1985 at his residence. Funeral services were held Saturday, July 27 at Bennett May Chapel with burial in Mt. Moriah Cemetery.
He was the son of the late William Mack and Verna Carter Ball and was married to Rubie Mae Hamlett Ball.
Other survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Evelyn Davidson, Nashville and Mrs. Helen Davenport, Donelson; one brother, Lawrence Ball, Erlanger, Ky. five grandchildren and one great grandchild.

BALL, Ura Stapp OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 24 Sep 1985
Mrs. Ura Stapp Ball, 83, of Pulaski, died Monday, Sept. 9, 1985, at Donelson Hospital in Donelson.

Funeral services were held at 2 p. m. Wednesday, Sept. 11, at Bennett-May Chapel with Rev. William H. Moss officiating. Burial was in Kedron Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, she was the daughter of the late Gustin and Pearlie Mae Bee Stapp and was married to the late Guy W. Ball.
Survivors include one son, Jimmy Ball of Nashville; several grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Ruth Rosearcher of Nashville and Mrs. Helen Carter of Nashville.

BALL, William Sherral OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 17 Jun 1981
Funeral services for William Sherral Ball, 61, of Route 1, Culleoka, who died Sunday, June 14 in Veterans Hospital, Nashville, were held Tuesday at 2:00 p. m. at Carr and Erwin Chapel by the Rev. Cleo Bunt. Interment was in Shane Cemetery.
Mr. Ball, a Maury County native, was the son of Mrs. Dora Martin Ball of Columbia, who survives, and the late Mack Ball. He was a self-employed painter and a World War II veteran.
In addition to his mother, survivors include four sisters, Mrs. Edna Jett, Mooresville, Mrs. Maggie Risner, Ethridge, Mrs. Vivian Ledford, Columbia and Mrs. Martha Dunavant, Xenia, Ohio; several nieces and nephews.

BALLENTINE, Andrew Myers OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 27 Jan 1987
Dr. Andrew Myers Ballentine, 71, of Knoxville, died Saturday, Jan. 24, 1987, at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Mary Gibson, in Huntsville, Ala.
Funeral services were held Monday, Jan. 26, at The Church of the Messiah, Episcopal in Pulaski, with burial in Maplewood Cemetery.
The son of the late Edward Swope and Mary Louise Myers Ballentine, Dr. Ballentine was a native of Scottsville, Ky.
He was a graduate of Columbia Military Academy and the University of Tennessee College of Dentistry, Memphis, and practiced in Pulaski for 33 years.
Dr. Ballentine served as secretary and president of the Tennessee State Dental Association and was a Fellow of the American College of Dentistry. He also was a past president of the Pulaski Rotary Club.
Dr. Ballentine retired as Lieutenant Colonel after 23 years service in the U. S. Army and Army Reserve, having served in the European Theatre during World War II.
Survivors in addition to his daughter, are a son, Thomas Andrew Ballentine of Memphis; one brother, the Rev. Edgar S. Ballentine, III of Courtland, Ala.; three grandchildren.

BALLENTINE, Edgar OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 21 Apr 1982
Edgar Ballentine, 92, of Courtland, Alabama, formerly of Pulaski, died on Friday, April 16, 1982, in a Huntsville, Alabama hospital.
Graveside services were held at 3 p. m. Sunday, April 18, at Maplewood Cemetery in Pulaski.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Mable Ballentine of Courtland; two sons, the Rev. Edgar Ballentine of McMinnville, Tennessee, and Dr. Andrew Ballentine of Knoxville; two grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

BALLENTINE, Robert Early OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 01 Nov 1983
Mr. Robert Early Ballentine, age 65, of Pulaski, died October 22, 1983, in Giles County Hospital, following a long illness. Funeral services were held Wednesday, October 26, at 12:00 noon at the Abraham McKissack Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Robert A. Oliver officiating. Burial was in the Agnew Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Ballentine was a member of the Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church. He was married to Mrs. Susie Nelson Ballentine of Pulaski and was the son of the late Will and Jennie Campbell Ballentine.
Other than his wife, survivors include seven daughters, Mary Young, Jennie Houston, Mamie White, Martha and Evelyn Ballentine of Pulaski, Lillie B. Suttle and Brenda Faye Ballentine of Nashville; three sons, Robert A. Ballentine, Apopka, Florida, Sgt. Ernest Ballentine, U. S. Army, Germany, and Willie Finis Ballentine, Pulaski; a step-son, Milroy Gilbert, Indianapolis, Indiana; 23 grandchildren; a great-grandchild; four sisters, Annie Williams and Lucile Owens, Nashville, Elizabeth Malone and Bessie Malone, Louisville, Ky.; a brother Phillip Ballentine, Nashville.17 nephews, 15 nieces; several cousins; and a faithful and devoted friend, George Coleman.

BALLENTINE, Thomas Rose OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, __ Jan 1983
Mr. Thomas Rose Ballentine, 73, Goodsprings, died Thursday, January 27, 1983 at Giles County Hospital. Funeral services were held at 1:30 Sunday, January 30, at Jordan Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Goodsprings Cemetery, R. A. Oliver officiating.
A native of Giles County, he was the son of the late Finch and Annie Rose Ballentine and was married to Laura Ballentine, Goodsprings.
Other survivors include a sister, Mrs. Margaret Nelson; and two step-daughters, Mrs. Linda Braden and Mrs. Elaine Peden.

BARBER, Lerlene OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 12 Feb 1985
Mrs. Lerlene Barber, 85, of the Aspen Hill Community died on Sunday, Feb. 10, 1985, at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville.
A native of Giles County, she was the daughter of the late Joseph Thomas and Ellenetta Hanna Petty and was married to the late Maybon Barber. She was a lifelong member of Fiducia Presbyterian Church.
Funeral services were to be held at Bennett-May Chapel, Charles Seaton officiating, with burial in Maplewood Cemetery.
Survivors include two daughters, Miss Charlotte Barber, Franklin, Tenn., and Mrs. Maylene Long, Nashville; two sons, Dudley Barber, Alexandria, Va., and Charles Barber, Brentwood, Tenn.; three grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

BARCHEERES, Maggie OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 21 Jan 1981
Funeral services for Mrs. Maggie Barcheeres, 87, of Waxahachie, Texas, were held at 2:00 p. m. Jan. 20, 1981 at Carr and Erwin Chapel. Burial in Maplewood Cemetery. Rev. Mack Pinkelton officiated.
Mrs. Barcheeres died January 17 in Waxahachie. She was born in Giles County, the daughter of the late George and Tennie Dodson Carr.
Survivors include three daughters, Leona Childers, Texas, Eleanor Stafford, Pulaski, and Alice Cole, Columbia; three brothers, Hebert Carr, Homer Thornton, Forrest Thornton, all of Pulaski; three sisters, Janie Willis, Lona McNeese, Pulaski, Mamie Rodgerss, Lewisburg; 7 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.

BARKSDALE, Lacie Lucille OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 27 Jul 1883
Miss Lacie Lucille Barksdale, 89, Louisville, Ky., died Friday, July 15, 1983 in that city.
She was a retired employee of the Rorillard Tobacco Company of Louisville. She leaves no immediate survivors.

BARKSTROM, Alvina Marie Anderson OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 09 Jan 1986
Mrs. Alvina Marie Barkstrom, 89, of Pulaski, died Tuesday, Jan. 7, 1986, at Pulaski Health Care Center. Funeral services were held at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 8, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with Michael O'Bannon officiating. Burial was in Chicago, Ill.
A native of Cook County, Ill., she was the daughter of the late John F. and Johanna Smmmelson Anderson and was married to the late Elmer E. Barkstrom. Mrs. Barkstrom was a retired school teacher.
Survivors include her daughter-in-law, Mrs. Carl Barkstrom of Pulaski and two granddaughters.

BARKSTROM, Carl William OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 22 Oct 1985
Carl William Barkstrom, 50, of Pulaski, died Friday, Oct. 18, 1985, at Maury County Hospital.
Funeral services were held at 2 p. m. Saturday, Oct. 19, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with Micael O'Bannon and Bill Moss officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Illinois, he was the son of the late Elmer E. Barkstrom. Survivors include his mother, Alvina Barkstrom of Pulaski; his wife, Nettie Barkstrom of Pulaski; two daughters, Beth Widgren of Huntsville, Ala., and Dawn Barkstrom of Martin.

BARLAR, Allen Eugene OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 01 Mar 1988
Mr. Allen Eugene Barlar, 94, of Nashville, died Monday, Feb. 22, 1988, at Veterans Administration Hospital in Nashville. Funeral services were held Wednesday, Feb. 24, at Woodlawn Chapel with Willard Collins officiating. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery in Nashville.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Barlar was the son of the late John and Zana Coker Barlar. He was a veteran of World War I, member of Kern Memorial Methodist Church in Nashville and an employee of the Nashville Banner-Tennessean for forty years.
Survivors include his wife, Beulah Adams Barlar of Nashville; two step-daughters, Edna Hooper and Corinne Taylor, both of Nashville; two sisters, Doris Elias of Lynnville, Alene Gregg of Pulaski; several nieces and nephews.

BARLAR, Elzie Clyde OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 11 Mar 1986
Mr. Elzie Clyde Barlar, 84, of Nashville, died Wednesday, March 5, 1986, after a long illness. Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 8, at Woodlawn Chapel in Nashville. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Barlar was the son of the late John Maultsby and Zana Lou Coker Barlar. He was a member of the Hillsboro Church of Christ and Lynnville Church of Christ.
Survivors include his wife, Donna Barlar of Nashville; one brother, Eugene Barlar of Nashville; two sisters, Alene Gregg and Doris Elias, both of Lynnville; and 11 nieces and nephews.

BARLAR, Fay Cobb OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 20 Aug 1988
Mrs. Fay Cobb Barlar, 52, of Madison, died Friday, Sept. 16, 1988, at Parkview Hospital in Nashville. Funeral services were held Monday, Sept. 19, at Madison Funeral Home with burial in Spring Hill Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Barlar was the daughter of the late Henry and Vashti Cobb. Survivors include her husband, Bryant Barlar of Madison; one son, Jeff Barlar of Arlington, Texas; one daughter, Pam Walker of Madison; three brothers, James and Jerry Cobb, both of Pulaski, Ed Cobb of Donelson; five sisters, Eleanor Ingram, Elene Cobb and Wilma Hardy, all of Pulaski, Marguerite Hollow of Michigan, and a twin sister, Kay Hamlett of Huntsville, Ala.; one grandchild.

BARLAR, Nell The Pulaski Citizen, 4 Nov 1981
Mrs. Nell Coffey Chaffin Barlar, aged 87, died Sunday, November 1, 1981, at Maury County Hospital. Funeral services were conducted at 1 o'clock Tuesday, November 3, at Oakes and Nichols Funeral Home, Columbia, with burial in Lynnwood Cemetery, Lynnville. Brown Foster, Church of Christ minister officiated.
She was a native of Giles County, the daughter of the late William F.and Symanthia Wiley Coffey. Her first husband was Mack Chaffin by whom she had children. Her late 2nd husband was Thomas J. Barlar, who was her former brother-in-law.
Survivors include a son, Wilson Chaffin of Stiversville and three grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

BARNES, Allene Hatfield OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 30 Jun 1988
Mrs. Allene Hatfield Barnes, 83, died Tuesday, June 21, 1988, at Hillside Hospital. Funeral services were held Friday, June 24, at the East Gadsden, Ala., Church of God with the Rev. John Franklin and Jimmie Rickles officiating. Butler Funeral Home in Gadsden and Carr and Erwin Funeral Home were in charge of arrangements.
A native of Dunlap, Tenn., Mrs. Barnes was the daughter of the late David Bell (Doc) and Catherine McNabb Hatfield and was married to the late Fred L. Barnes.
Survivors include one son, Joe David Barnes of Pulaski; three daughters, Mrs. Ruth White of Monroe, La., Mrs. Mary Nelson of Gadsden, Ala., and Mrs. Judy Vice of Atlanta, Ga.; 10 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

BARNES, Frank Waldo Jr. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 8 Oct 1980
A Giles County native, Frank Waldo Barnes, Jr., 62, died Monday, October 6, 1980 at his home in La Marque, Tex. Graveside services were held Wednesday at 10:00 a. m. at Stella Cemetery with Dr. Lee H. Ridenover officiating.
A World War II veteran, Mr. Barnes was a member of the VFW, La Marque.
Survivors include his wife Mrs. Juell Mansfield Barnes; two daughters, Mrs. Donna Ridenover, Galveston, Tex. and Mrs. Kathy Bean, Dallas, Tex.; a brother, Joe Barnes, Stella; six sisters, Mrs. Julia Hart, Texas City, Tex., Miss Eliza Lou Barnes and Mrs. Mrs. Mivian Dawes, Stella, Mrs. Juanita Gatlin, Bethel, Mrs. Margaret Gaskill and Mrs. Brownie McRee, La Marque and two grandchildren. Carr and Erwin in charge of services.

BARNES, James H. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 06 Nov 1984
James H. Barnes, 69, of Nashville died Saturday, November 3, 1984, at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville.
A native of Giles County, he was the son of the late Joseph Lee and Cornelia Patterson Barnes. He was a retired employee of Werthan Bag Company in Nashville.
Funeral services were held at 2 p. m. Monday, November 5, at Bennett-May Chapel, Virgil T. Weeks officiating, with burial in Maplewood Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Margie B. Barnes, Nashville; one daughter, Mrs. Barbara Barnes Howell, Mt. Juliet, Tennessee; two grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

BARNES, Lena Mae Tarpley OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 12 Feb 1985
Mrs. Lena Mae Tarpley Barnes, 74, Pulaski, died on Sunday, Feb. 10, 1985, at Maury County Hospital.
A Tennessee native, she was the daughter of the late S. E. and Ruby Tarpley.
Funeral services were to be held at 11 a. m. Tuesday, Feb. 12, at Carr and Erwin Chapel, with burial in Hanna Cemetery, Mack Pinkelton officiating.
Survivors include two sons, Junior Barnes and Kendall Barnes, both of Pulaski; and one sister, Sadie Tarpley, Nashville.

BARNES, Margie Reeves OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 19 Mar 1984
Margie Reeves Barnes, 68, of Nashville, died Wednesday, March 13, in the Southern Hills Hospital in Nashville.
The Giles County native was the wife of the late James H. Barnes, and she was the daughter of the late Bill and Bessie Scruggs Reeves.
Funeral services were Saturday, March 16, in the chapel of Bennett-May Funeral Home with the Revs. Virgil T. Weeks and Mack Pinkelton officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Barbara Barnes Howell of Mt. Juliet; two sisters, Mrs. Walter Stubblefield of McBurg and Mrs. Lindsay Boaz of Lynnville; one brother, Thurman Reeves of Pulaski; and two grandchildren.

BARNES, Virginia OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 16 Apr 1980
A retired elementary teacher of the Giles County School system, Miss Virginia Barnes, 71, died Tuesday, April 15, 1980 at her home on Route 1, Prospect. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 2:00 p. m. at Bennett-May Chapel by the Rev. Mack Pinkelton. Interment will be in Maplewood Cemetery.
Miss Barnes, a native of Giles County, was the daughter of the late Frank W. and Carrie Mae Edmundson Barnes. She was a member of the Presbyterian Church.
Survivors include six sisters, Miss Eliza Lou Barnes and Mrs. Mivian Dawes, Stella, Mrs. Maggie Gaskill and Mrs. Brownie McCree, LaMarque, Texas, Mrs. Juanita Gatlin, Bethel, Mrs. Julia Hart, Texas City, Texas; two brothers, Frank Barnes, Jr., LaMarque and Joe Barnes, Stella.

BARNETT, Culmer Houston OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 29 Aug 1985
Culmer Houston Barnett of Route 3, Ardmore (the Cash Point Community) died at Humana Hospital in Huntsville on Monday, Aug. 26, 1985. He was 81 years old.
Services were Tuesday afternoon at Taylor Funeral Home in Ardmore with the Rev. Frank Graves officiating. Burial was in Gatlin Cemetery.
Mr. Barnett, a native of Lincoln County, was a resident of this area for all of his life. He was a member of the Cash Point Baptist Church where he served as a deacon for more than 50 years. He was a member of Woodmen of the World.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Stella Barnett, to whom he was married 64 years. Other survivors include three sons, E. W. Barnett of Oneonta, Bobby of Ardmore and Kenneth Barnett of Huntsville; one daughter, Mrs. Robbie Owena Pylant of Pulaski; one brother, Vasker Barnett of Ardmore; and one sister, Mrs. Affie Mae Franklin of Ardmore.

BARNETT, Edgar OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, __ Jun 1985
Edgar Barnett, 65, of Route 2, Athens, AL, died June 4, 1985, at Huntsville Hospital, Huntsville, AL.
Funeral services were held June 5 at 2:00 p. m. at Carr and Erwin Chapel with Mark Johnson officiating. Burial was in the Leggtown Cemetery with Carr and Erwin Funeral Home in charge.
A native of Alabama, Mr. Barnett was the son of the late John and Sally Randolph Barnett.
Survivors include one son, Winford Barnett of Goodsprings; one brother, Louie Barnett of Pulaski; six sisters, Mrs. Rosie Tarpley and Mrs. Mamie Bloodworth of Athens, AL., Mary Amerson of Decatur, Mrs. Jessie Vining, Mrs. Lillie White and Mrs. Lula Green, all of Pulaski; and two grandchildren.

BARNETT, George Turner OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 14 Sep 1983
Mr. George Turner Barnett, 73, died Monday, September 12, 1983 at St. Thomas Hospital. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, September 13 at Bennett- May Chapel with burial in Corum Cemetery, in Limestone County, Alabama.
Mr. Barnett is survived by his wife, Mrs. Ona Lorene Barnett of Pulaski; a daughter, Mrs. Jean Russell, Chattanooga; two sons, James Barnett, Sr. of Nashville and Villard Barnett of Pulaski; two half-brothers, Johnny Barnett and Coleman Barnett, both of Florence, Alabama; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

BARNETT, Nancy Louvinia Owens OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 2 Dec 1981
Funeral services for Mrs. Nancy Louvinia Barnett, 84, of Route 5, Lawrenceburg, who died Sunday, November 29 in Giles County Hospital, were held Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. at Bennett-May Chapel by the Rev. Pink Griggs. Burial took place in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery.
Mrs. Barnett, a Giles County native, was the daughter of the late Redden Bradley and Annie Bell Willis Owens. Her husband was the late James William Barnett. She was a member of the Baptist Church.
Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Maggie Pinkelton and Mrs. Alice Prentice, Pulaski; two sons, Jesse Barnett and Tommy Barnett, Pulaski; a sister, Mrs. Annie Mae Deason, Pompano, Fla.; 23 grandchildren and 35 great grandchildren.

BARNETT, Ola Wilson OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 08 Mar 1988
Mrs. Ola Barnett, 92, of Pulaski, died Thursday, March 3, 1988, at Maury County Hospital in Columbia.
Funeral services were held Monday, March 7, at Bennett-May Chapel with the Rev. Mack Pinkelton officiating. Burial was in Mount Moriah Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Barnett was the daughter of the late Bill and Ophelia Randolph Wilson and was married to the late Mark Barnett. She was a member of the Welcome Valley Baptist Church.
Survivors include four daughters, Mrs. Wilma Kellam of Athens, Ala., Mrs. Roberta Kellam of Pulaski, Mrs. Louise Malone of Nashville and Mrs. Verna Adams of Old Hickory; one son, Butler Barnett of Lewisburg; 20 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

BARNETT, Pearley Mae Appleton OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 27 Oct 1987
Mrs. Pearley Mae Barnett, 66, of Lawrenceburg, died Friday, Oct. 23, 1987, at National Health Care of Lawrenceburg. Funeral services were held Saturday, Oct. 24, at North Funeral Home
Chapel in Lawrenceburg with the Rev. Wayne Morrow officiating. Burial was in Shaw Cemetery in Lawrence County.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Barnett was the daughter of the late Douglas and Martha Smith Appleton. She was a member of the New Prospect Baptist Church and retired from Kay Windsor Manufacturing Company in Lawrenceburg.
Survivors include her husband, Lelon Barnett of Lawrenceburg; one daughter, Mrs. Linda Langley of Nashville; two sons, Melvin Barnett of Lawrenceburg, Douglas Barnett of Hopkinsville, Ky.; three grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Ruby Griggs of Pulaski; three brothers, James and Noah Appleton, both of Lawrenceburg, Bill Appleton of Pulaski.

BARNETT, Robert Arnold Newsline 29 Dec 1987
Robert Arnold Barnett, 54, of Route 1, Minor Hill, TN, died December 20, 1987, at Athens-Limestone Hospital, Athens, AL. Funeral services were held with burial in Harmony Cemetery at Hickory, NC. Carr and Erwin Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Barnett was the son of the late Aaron and Mable Dean Barnett. He was a jockey.
Survivors include his wife, Willie Mae Barnett of Minor Hill; two daughters, Betty Chapman of Hickory, NC, and Peggy Starnes of Denver, NC; six grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

BARNETT, William Edward OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 8 Oct 1980
Funeral services for William Edward Barnett, 65, who died Monday, October 6, 1980, at his residence on Route 5, Pulaski, were conducted Wednesday at 2:00 p. m. at Bennett-May Chapel by Church of Christ minister G. C. Fox. Burial was in Mt. Moriah Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Barnett was the son of Mrs. Ola Wilson Barnett, who survives, and the late Mark May Barnett.
In addition to his mother, survivors include his wife, Mrs. Louise Sara Rose Barnett; a daughter, Mrs. Joanie Thompson, Pulaski; two sons, Elam Barnett, Spring Hill and Steve Barnett, Nashville; a step-daughter, Mrs. Betty Jean Papadimitriou, Lake Charles, La.; a brother, Butler Barnett, Nashville; four sisters, Mrs. Wilma Joe Kellum, Athens, Ala., Mrs. Robert Kellum, Pulaski, Mrs. Louise Malone and Mrs. Verna Adams, Nashville and eight grandchildren.

BARNICKLE, Nettie OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 22 Apr 1981
Funeral services for Mrs. Nettie Barnickle, 96, of Route 1, Pulaski, who died Monday, April 20 in Scott Memorial Hospital, Lawrenceburg, were conducted Tuesday at 2:00 p. m. at Carr and Erwin Chapel by the Rev. Alene Massengale and the Rev. Mack Pinkelton. Burial was in Liberty Hill Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Barnickle was the daughter of the late Henry and Mattie Gilmore Cates and was married to the late George Barnickle.
Survivors include two sons, Audie Barnickle and Huie Barnickle, of Pulaski; six daughters, Mrs. W. C. Rose, Mrs. Esther Clark and Mrs. Myrtle Harwell, Pulaski, Mrs. Maggie Richardson and Mrs. Mae Berryhill, Lawrenceburg and Mrs. Clyde Titsworth, Chattanooga; 31 grandchildren, 63 great-grandchildren and 22 great-great-grandchildren.

BARR, Geneva Chapman OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 04 Oct 1983
Mrs. Geneva Chapman Barr, age 65, of 713 Childers Street, Pulaski, died Sunday, October 2, 1983, at the Giles County Hospital.
Funeral services were held at the Bennett-May Chapel Monday, October 3 at 2:00 p.m. with Bro. Floyd Farris officiating. Burial was in the Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Barr was a member of the Church of Christ and was retired from W. E. Stephens Manufacturing Company. She was married to the late Cordell Barr and was the daughter of the late William Ples and Edith Sands Chapman.
Survivors include, one daughter, Barbara Jean Morris of Pulaski; several nieces and nephews; and one sister-in-law, Mrs. Ben Sam Chapman of Pulaski.

BARR, Richard L. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 27 Sep 1988
Mr. Richard L. Barr, 77, of Pulaski, died Friday, Sept. 23, 1988, at Hillside Hospital. Funeral services were held Sunday, Sept. 25, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with G. C. Fox officiating. Burial was in Giles Memory Garden.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Barr was the son of the late E. W. and Myra Bowen Barr. He was retired from Maremont-Gabriel.
Survivors include his wife, Birdie Barr of Pulaski; one son, Gerald Barr of Cookeville; one step-son, John Williamson of Lynchburg; two daughters, Myra Fender of Michigan, Mary Wells of Huntsville; one step-daughter, Judy Mayfield of Pulaski; one brother, Dillon Bass of Florida; one sister, Katherine Holt of Culleoka; eight grandchildren; five step-grandchildren and three step-great-grandchildren.

BARR, Robert Lee OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 27 Dec 1983
Mr. Robert Lee Barr, age 77, of Route 1, Prospect, died Friday, December 23, 1983, at the Giles County Hospital.
Funeral services were held at the Bennett-May Chapel, Sunday, December 25, at 2 p. m.
with the Rev. Ray McDonald officiating. Burial was in Chestnut Grove Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Barr was a farmer. He was married to Mrs. Ruth Jane Roberts Barr of Pulaski, she survives. He was the son of the late Erskine and Myra Bowens Barr.
Survivors, other than his wife, include two step-daughters, Mrs. Nancy Glover, Mrs. Dot Stillwell, both of Shelbyville; three step-sons, Jackie, Carl and Douglas Glover, all of Shelbyville; one sister, Mrs. Catherine Holt of Culleoka; three brothers, Richard Barr of Pulaski, Marvin Barr of Columbia, and Dillon Barr of Pensacola, Florida. Bennett-May was in charge of arrangements.
BARR, Ruth V. Harmond OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 07 Jan 1986
Mrs. Ruth V. Harmond Barr, 81, of Trinity, Ala., died Friday, Dec. 27, 1985, at Parkway Medical Center in Decatur, Ala. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 29, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with Bill Morris officiating. Burial was in Lynnwood Cemetery.
A native of Tennessee, Mrs. Barr was the daughter of the late Jim and Emma Purdham Harmond and was married to the late Flournoy Barr.
Survivors include four sons, James Barr of Pulaski, David and Lawrence Barr, both of Trinity, Ala.; one daughter, Nellie Higdon of Decatur, Ala.; one brother, Buford Harmond of Pulaski; five sisters, Lula Mae Frances, Emma Lee Harmond, both of Pulaski, Kate Wooley, Lucille Foster, Eula Pearl Hazelwood, all of Nashville; 24 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

BARRON, Hybride Lee OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 22 Dec 1988
Hybride Lee Barron, 48, died Thursday, Dec. 1, 1988, at Lewisburg Community Hospital. Funeral services were held Dec. 3 at Bills-McGaugh and Floyd Funeral Home with Milton Brown and Clay Derryberry officiating. Burial was in the Welch Cemetery with full military rites.
A native of Marshall County, he was the son of Mrs. Gladys Duggar Barron of Lewisburg and the late Carl T. Barron. He was a member of the United Methodist Church of Berlin. Mr. Barron was a chief warrant officer #4, a test pilot and flight technician with the Tennessee National Guard at Smyrna, a 32nd degree Mason, Shriner and a member of the Veterans of Foreign WARS.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Newcomb Barron of Caney Spring; one daughter, Mrs. Shelia Phillips of Lewisburg; two sons, Harvey Allen of Lewisburg and Charles Brian Barron of Caney Spring; three brothers, Tom of Smyrna, Pat and Jimmy Barron , both of Lewisburg; his sister-in-law, Barbara Sandridge of Pulaski and two grandchildren.

BARROW, Laura L. Pierce OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 21 Feb 1989
Laura L. Barrow, 70, Route 1, Ardmore, Ala., died Thursday, Feb. 16, 1989 at Pulaski Health Care Center. Funeral services were held Saturday at the Anderson Church of Christ in Anderson, Ala., with Robert Hendrix and Aldon Hendrix officiating. Burial was in Bethel Cemetery.
Mrs. Barrow was the daughter of the late Woodard D. and Eliza Hammonds Pierce and the wife of the late Prentice Barrow. She was a native of Lauderdale County, Ala.
Survivors include four sons, Frank, Elkton, Dale, Anderson, Ala., Bill, Rogersville, Ala., and Tommy, Sheffield, Ala.; one daughter, Susan Corum, Rogersville; two brothers Cecil Pierce, Pulaski and Babe Pierce, Minor Hill; three sisters, Meda Seltzer, Florence, Ala., Jessie Lee Gray, Rogersvile, Ala., and Gladys Yon, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; and 11 grandchildren.
Carr and Erwin Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

BARROW, Prentice OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 3 Jun 1981
Funeral services for Prentice Barrow, 63, of Route 1, Anderson, Ala., who died Saturday, May 23 at Giles County Hospital, were held Monday at 2:00 p. m. at Anderson Church of Christ with burial in Bethel Cemetery, Bethel, Ala. Richard Crell, minister of the church, and Andy Brown, also Church of Christ minister, were the officiants.
A Carroll County native, Mr. Barrow was the son of the late John Vester and Nannie Robinson Barrow. He was employed by Maremont Corporation Gabriel Division.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Laura L. Pierce Barrow; four sons, Billy Barrow, Tommy Barrow, Dale Barrow and Frankie Barrow, Elkton; a daughter, Mrs. Susan Barrow Corum of Anderson, Ala.; a brother, Jessie Barrow, McKenzie and seven grandchildren. Carr and Erwin Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

BARTLETT, Minnie Jenkins OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 23 Jul 1987
Mrs. Minnie Jenkins Bartlett, 85, died Thursday, July 9, 1987, at Lewisburg Community Hospital. Services were held Saturday, July 11, at the chapel of London Funeral Home with Charles Williamson officiating. Burial was in the Wiseman Cemetery in Lynchburg.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Bartlett was the daughter of the late John Wesley and Henrietta Miles Jenkins. She was a retired employee of Faber Castell and a member of the Church of Christ.
Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Myra Davis of Lewisburg, Mrs. Faye Iseral of Atlanta, Ga.; two sisters, Mrs. Ara Newton of Pulaski, Mrs. Eula Mae Sweeney of Cornersville; two granddaughters.

BASCOMB, Sumpter C. OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 15 Jun 1983
Mr. Sumpter C. Bascomb, 74, Webster Grove, Missouri, died Tuesday, May 31, 1983, in that city. Funeral services were held Thursday, June 2, at Garber Colonial Chapel in Webster Grove.
A native of Giles County, he was the son of the late Erastus and Dora Pack Holcomb.
Survivors include his wife, Helen Bascomb, Webster Grove; two sisters, Mrs. Elmo Harwell, Pulaski, and Mrs. Aubrey Sweeney, Lewisburg; two brothers, Otis Bascomb, Mt. Vernon, Ohio, and Jesse Bascomb, Panama City, Florida.

BASS, Aileen Owen OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 17 Feb 1987
Mrs. Aileen Bass, 89, of Pulaski, died Thursday, Feb. 12, 1987, at Regency Nursing Home in Columbia.
Funeral services were held Saturday, Feb. 14, at Bennett May Chapel with Glenn Colley officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Bass was the daughter of the late Tom and Ella Coleman Owen and was married to the late Leonard Bass. She was a member of the Methodist Church.
Survivors include one son, Owen Bass of Columbia; two grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Martha Smith of Florence, Ala.

BASS, Carrie Audrey White OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 27 Jun 1985
Mrs. Carrie Audrey Bass, 86, of Goodspring, died Wednesday, June 19, 1985 at Pulaski Health Care Center.
A native of Giles County, she was married to the late Dave Bass. Graveside services were held at 2 p. m. Thursday, June 20, at Stella Cemetery conducted by Rev. Mack Pinkelton. Bennett-May Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include one step-daughter, Mrs. Estelle Cosby of Goodspring; and three step-sons, Thomas Roy and Grady Bass, both of Goodspring and Robert Bass of Ft. Wayne, Indiana.

BASS, Carroll D. OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 23 Jun 1982
Funeral services for Carroll D. Bass, 40, who was killed in a two car collision in Giddings, Texas, were held on Monday, June 14, at Waynesboro, Tennessee, Methodist Church, with burial in Waynesboro Memorial Gardens.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Bass was the son of Pauline V. Bass of Goodspring and the late Ervin F. Bass.
Survivors include his mother; his wife, Celia Ann Dixson Bass, and two daughters, Joby Lynn, 12, and Bridget Suzanne, 4, of Waynesboro; two sisters, Jane Chapman, Brentwood, and Mary Sue Elliott, Goodspring; two brothers, Jerry B. Bass, Nashville, and James F. Bass, Andrews Air Force Base, Washington, D.C.; several nieces and nephews.

BASS, Edna Mae OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 4 Apr 1984
Mrs. Edna Mae Bass, age 61, of 611 W. Poplar Street, Pulaski, died March 30, 1984, at Giles County Hospital.
Funeral services were held Saturday March 31, at 11 a. m. in Carr and Erwin Chapel with Chris Oaks and Albert Pope officiating. Burial was in Stella Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Bass was the daughter of the late Labe W. and Lena Mae Drake Strickland.
Survivors include one son, James Allan Wilkes of Pulaski; one daughter, Nina Joy Ashton of Lynnville; two brothers, Roy Strickland of Pulaski, Ray Strickland of California; two sisters, Elizabeth Swanner of Mississippi, and Viola Bonee of California; and 4 grandchildren.
Carr and Erwin Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

BASS, Elvy OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 10 Nov 1987
Mr. Elvy Bass, 76, a long time Giles County educator, died Saturday, Nov 7, 1987, at Hillside Hospital after a long illness. Funeral services were conducted Sunday, Nov. 8, at Bennett May Chapel with the Rev. Larry Glass and the Rev. Paul McKinney officiating. Burial was in the Minor Hill Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Bass was the son of the late Henry and Minnie McCree Bass and was married to Kathleen McMasters Bass who survives.
He was a graduate of Middle Tennessee State University and taught school in Giles County for 41 years, serving as principal at Liberty Hill Elementary, Powell Elementary, Prospect High School and Minor Hill High School. He taught one year in Alabama at Rogersville High School. Mr. Bass was also a basketball coach, having coached several elementary teams to the county championships.
Mr. Bass was a long time member of the Giles County Court, serving as magistrate for 15 years from the late 1940's to the early 1960's. He was a deacon, men's Sunday School teacher, song leader and choir director at the Minor Hill Baptist Church. He served as a song leader and choir director for over a half century at the Minor Hill Baptist Church.
Survivors, in addition to his wife, include two daughters, Martha Ruth {Sis} Bass McCord of Murfreesboro and Elaine Bass Brown of Titusville, Fla.; two sons, Billy G. Bass of Athens, Ala., and David {Bud} Bass of Lawrenceburg; four sisters, Mrs. Maggie Newton, Mrs. Ora Bridges, Mrs. Velma Paysinger and Mrs. Mary Parsons, all of Giles County; seven grandchildren; six great grandchildren; and 24 nieces and nephews.

BASS, Ethelene Storey OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 16 May 1989
Ethelene Storey Bass, 77, Huntsville, Ala., formerly of Frankewing, died Wednesday, May 10, 1989, at Huntsville Hospital in Huntsville, Ala.
Funeral services were held Friday at Carr and Erwin Funeral Home with Gary Kelly officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
Mrs. Bass was the daughter of the late Albert and Daisy Harwell Storey and the wife of the late John Bass. She was a Giles County native and retired from Sands Restaurant.
Survivors include three sons, Jon, Hazel Green, Ala., Jimmy, Pulaski, and Bill Bass, Elkton; one daughter, Ann Bland, Ardmore, Ala.; two sisters, Hattie Flournoy, Montgomery, Ala., and Beatrice Forbes, Ardmore, Tenn., and five grandchildren.

BASS, Herman Osteen OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 29 Oct 1986
Mr. Herman Osteen Bass, 68, of Murfreesboro, died Thursday, Oct. 23, 1986, at his residence.
Funeral services were held Saturday, Oct. 25, at Woodfin Memorial Chapel with Don Edwards and A. D. Salisbury officiating. Burial was in Evergreen Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Bass was the son of the late Will and Ellie Beasley Bass. He was a member of South East Baptist Church, retired from Middle Tennessee State University and a. Mason.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Lillian Newton Bass of Murfreesboro; one daughter, Mrs. Geraldine Francis of Indian Village, Nev.; two brothers, Eugene Bass of Nashville, Owen Bass of Pulaski; two sisters, Mary Lee Phillips and Clara Christopher, both of Pulaski; five grandchildren.

BASS, Lila Wilkinson OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 18 Sep 1984
Mrs. Lila Wilkinson Bass, 86, died on Wednesday, September 12, 1984, at Cedar Crest Hospital in Humboldt, Tennessee.
A native of Middle Tennessee, she lived in Gibson County 63 years. She was the daughter of the late Charlie and May Link Wilkinson and was married to the late Stephen Royce Bass. She was a member of the Gibson Baptist Church and a charter member of the Gibson Study Club.
Funeral services were held Saturday, September 15, at the Gibson Baptist Church with burial in White Rose Cemetery in Gibson County, Tennessee, Bodkin Funeral Home, Milan, Tenn., in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. J. Roy Bourgoyne, Memphis and Mrs. Stacey Aymett Garner, Pulaski; seven grandchildren, one great-grandson.

BASS, Lucy Wilma Prosser OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 30 May 1989
Mrs. Lucy Wilma Bass, 80, of Goodspring, died Wednesday, May 24, 1989, at Hillside Hospital.
Funeral services were held Friday, May 26, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with the Rev. Mack Pinkelton and Bill Worthy officiating. Burial was in Giles Memory Garden.
A native of Tennessee, Mrs. Bass was the daughter of the late Wilford Henry and Lilla Colston Prosser. She was a retired school teacher, having taught for 33 years in the Giles County School System at Stella, Shorts, Anthony Hill, Prospect and West Hill Schools. She was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband, Grady E. Bass of Goodspring; two sons, Gerald Wayne Bass of Memphis, Gary Prosser Bass of Columbia; one daughter, Delyn Bass McKnight of Decatur, Ala.; one brother, Austin Prosser of Texas; five sisters, Mrs. Tula Lawrence of Minor Hill, Mrs. Maudie Park and Mrs. Mary Dale, both of Pulaski, Mrs. Ruby Grubbs of Atlanta, Ga., Miss Lucille Prosser of Nashville; eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

BASS, Ona Mai Glover OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 19 Oct 1989
Mrs. Ona Mai Bass, 88, of Pulaski, died Monday, Oct. 16, 1989, at Humana Hospital in Florence, Ala. Funeral services were held Wednesday, Oct. 18, at Bennett-May Chapel with the Rev. Peter Furnier and the Rev. Michael O'Bannon officiating. Burial was in Giles Memory Garden.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Bass was the daughter of the late William and Hortense Elizabeth Hester Glover and was married to the late Nathan Bass. She was a member of the St. Andrew Memorial Methodist Church.
Survivors include four daughters, Mrs. Elise Bass of Pulaski, Mrs. Virginia Hill of Florene, Ala., Mrs. Jeanine Merrill of Elkton, Mrs. Helen Walters of Decatur, Ala.; two sons, Julian Bass of Rogersville, Ala., Dwight Bass of Lester, Ala.; 12 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Hautie Neelyof Wayne, Mich., Mrs. Christine Harrison of Florence, Ala.

BASS, Paul Hicks OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 01 Dec 1982
Mr. Paul Hicks Bass, 59, Columbia, died Saturday, November 27, 1982 at Maury County Hospital. Funeral services were held at 3:30 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 28 at Bennett-May Chapel with burial in Maplewood Cemetery, the Rev. Bill Moss and the Rev. Jimmy Bass officiating.
A native of Giles County, he was the son of Mrs. Rosa Mae Paysinger Bass of Pulaski and the late Mr. Edgar Reed Bass.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife, Mrs. Mary Ann Bass, Columbia; a daughter, Paulette Prince, Pulaski; two sons, Robert Wayne and Kenneth Owen Bass, Pulaski; a sister, Martha Scales, Ft. Wayne, Indiana; a brother, Harold Bass, Pulaski; and five grandchildren.

BASS, Pauline Vassie Jernigan OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 29 Mar 1988
Mrs. Pauline Vassie Jernigan Bass, 76, of Goodspring, died Sunday, March 20, 1988, at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville. Funeral services were held Wednesday, March 23, at Bennett May Chapel with the Rev. Mack Pinkelton and the Rev. Michael O'Bannon officiating. Burial was in Giles Memory Garden.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Bass was the daughter of the late M. F. and Hattie Phillips Jernigan and was married to the late Ervin Bass.
Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Jane Chapman of Brentwood, Mrs. Mary Sue Elliott of Pulaski; two sons, Jerry Bass of Nashville, James F. Bass of Madrid, Spain; 11 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; four sisters, Mrs. Annie Mae Owens, Mrs. Lillian Harding, Mrs. Lucille Coleman, Mrs. Clara Siebert, all of Nashville.

BASS, Robert Elmo OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, __ Jun 1986
Mr. Robert Elmo Bass, 57, of Ft. Wayne, Ind., died Sunday, June 22, 1986, at his residence.
Funeral services were held at 11 a. m. Saturday, June 28, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with Mack Pinkelton officiating. Burial was in Stella Cemetery.
Mr. Bass was a native of Giles County. He was a member of the VFW and Crescent Avenue United Methodist Church of Ft. Wayne, Ind., and he was employed as a tool and die maker.
Survivors include one daughter, Judith Bass of Ft. Wayne, Ind.; one son, Daniel L. Bass of Des Plains, Ill.; two brothers, Grady and Paul Bass, both of Stella; one sister, Estelle Cosby of Goodspring.

BASS, Sallie Lively OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 13 Nov 1984
Mrs. Sallie Bass, 87, Pulaski, died on Thursday, November 8, 1984, at Meadowbrook Nursing Home.
A native of Giles County, she was the daughter of the late Robert H. and Nancy Woodard Lively and was married to the late Alvah H. Bass. She was a member of First United Methodist Church, Pulaski.
Funeral services were held at 11 a. m. Saturday, November 10, at Bennett-May Chapel, Paul Allen officiating, with burial in Maplewood Cemetery.
Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. W. H. Birdsong, Pulaski; three sons, Billy Joe Bass, Nashville, Bailey Bass, Huntsville, and Bill Bass, Pulaski; seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

BASS, Thomas M. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 12 Nov 1986
Mr. Thomas M. Bass, 74, of Prospect, died Sunday, Nov. 2, 1986, at Hillside Hospital. Family visitation was Friday, Nov. 7, from 7 to 8 p.m. at Jordans Funeral Home.
Funeral services were held at noon Saturday, Nov. 8, at Union Hill Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Jeremiah Gardner and Rev. Samuel Moore officiating. Burial was in Elkton Cemetery. Jordan Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Bass was the son of the late John and Charlotte Bass. He was a member of Union Hill Missionary Baptist Church and a retired hospital orderly.
Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. Mary Surles of Toney, Ala., Mrs. Martha Reynolds and Mrs. Betty Burrell, both of Elkton; two sons, James R. and Thomas Bass, Jr.; two brothers, Robert and Wilbur Bass; 13 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren.

BASS, Will H. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 24 Nov 1987
Mr. Will H. Bass, 88, of Pulaski, died Tuesday, Nov. 17, 1987, at Hillside Hospital. Funeral services were held Thursday, Nov. 19, at Bennett May Chapel with Floyd Farris and Andy Brown officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Bass was the son of the late John H. and Virgie Prince Bass. He was a member of Second Street Church of Christ and was retired from Stanley, Inc.
Survivors include his wife, Jasymine E. Bass of Pulaski; one brother, Herbert Bass of Pulaski; three sisters, Mrs. Ruby Harwell and Mrs. Alma Williams, both of Pulaski; Mrs. Maxie Holley of Atlanta, Ga.

BASS, Willie Guy OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 19 Feb 1985
Mr. Willie Guy Bass, 73, Route 4, Pulaski, died on Thursday, Feb. 14, 1985, at Hillside Hospital.
A native of Giles County, he was the son of the late Joseph and Hattie Harwell Bass. He was a retired carpenter and a member of Frankewing Methodist Church.
Funeral services were held at 10 a. m. Saturday, Feb. 16, at Bennett-May Chapel, Larry Gillespie, Clarence K. Stewart, and Paul Allen officiating, with burial in Giles Memory Gardens..
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Virginia Birdsong Bass; one daughter, Mrs. Erlene Roller, Pulaski; one brother, Alton Bass, Pulaski; and two grandchildren.

BASSHAM, Barbara Gayle OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 18 Oct 1983
Miss Barbara Gayle Bassham, age 18, of Route 1, Minor Hill died October 12, 1983 in Giles County.
Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, October 14th at the Carr and Erwin Chapel with Daniel G. Woodin officiating. Burial was in the Salem Cemetery.
Miss Bassham was a native of Limestone County, Alabama and was a graduate of Giles County High School. She was the daughter of Charles and Cynthia Joan White Bassham of Minor Hill. She was employed at the Maremont-Gabriel Corporation.

Survivors, other than her parents include, one brother, Timothy DeWayne Bassham of Minor Hill; three sisters, Loria Ann Bassham, Jennifer Lynn Bassham, Cassie Elaine Bassham, all of Minor Hill; and her paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Otis Nelson Bassham of Athens, Ala.

BASSHAM, Leonard Simpson OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 20 Apr 1982
Leonard Simpson Bassham, 87, Minor Hill, died on Monday, April 12, 1982, at Jackson Clinic, Lester, Alabama.
A native of Limestone County, Alabama, he was the son of the late Joe and Elizabeth Wright Bassham. He was a retired farmer.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 15, at Hester Chapel Church of Christ with burial in Hester Chapel Cemetery. Charles Gibbons and Leslie Bagsby officiating, Carr and Erwin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include three daughters, Madeline Davis, Paris, Missouri, Clis Shates, Nashville, and Sarah Pierce, Minor Hill; 10 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren.

BASSHAM, Rosa Nell Cottrell OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 09 Dec 1986
Mrs. Rosa Nell Bassham, 67, of Pulaski, died Saturday, Dec. 6, 1986, at the Hewitt Home. Funeral services were held Monday, Dec. 8, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with Carl Hollis officiating. Burial was in Giles Memory Garden.
A native of Tennessee, Mrs. Bassham was the daughter of the late L. C. and Alice Prince Cottrell and was married to the late Thomas O. Bassham.
Survivors include three sons, Dale and Doug Bassham, both of Pulaski, David Bassham of Olathe, Kan.; one daughter, Diane Watkins of Pulaski; three brothers, Oscar and Arthur Cottrell, both of Pulaski, Edd Cottrell of Athens, Ala.; three sisters, Grace Green of Pulaski, Margie South of Huntsville, Ala., Marie Gower of Louisville, Ky.; nine grandchildren.

BATCHELOR, Margaret Webb OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 24 Jan 1985
Mrs. Margaret Webb Batchelor, 77, Route 5, Pulaski, died on Monday, January 14, 1985, at Hillside Hospital.
A native of Giles County, she was the daughter of the late Haley and Nora Kersey Webb. She was a retired nurse.
Funeral services were held at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, January 16, at Carr and Erwin Chapel, with burial in Maplewood Cemetery, G. C. Fox officiating.
Survivors include her husband, Oscar Batchelor, Pulaski; three sons, Maurice Batchelor, Winchester, Tennessee, Harold Batchelor, Alaska, and Larry Batchelor, Nashville; one sister, Miss Frances Webb, Pulaski; and 12 grandchildren.

BATCHELOR, Oscar OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 19 Feb 1985
Oscar Batchelor, 82, of Route 5, Pulaski, TN, died February 17, 1985, at Pulaski Health Care Center.
Funeral services were held February 20 at 2:30 p. m. at Carr and Erwin Chapel with G. C. Fox officiating. Burial was in the Maplewood Cemetery with Carr and Erwin Funeral Home in charge.
A native of Georgia, Mr. Batchelor was the husband of the late Margaret Webb Batchelor. He was retired from General Shoe.
Survivors include three sons, Maurice Batchelor of Estill Spring, TN, Harold Batchelor of Alaska, and Larry Batchelor of Antioch, TN; two half-sisters, Lorene Adderholt and Nellie Batchelor of Jasper, AL; and 12 grandchildren.

BATEMAN, Sallie Newton OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 16 Mar 1989
Funeral services for Mrs. Sallie Newton Bateman were held Feb. 28, 1989 at the Roller-McNutt Funeral Home in Conway, Ark. with Rev. Tommy Cunningham officiating. Burial was in Bells Chapel Cemetery in Atkins, Ark.
Mrs. Bateman was a former Giles Countian. Survivors include four daughters, Julia Shedd, Minor Hill, Dorothy Gliddin and Ruth Jaramillo of Little Rock, Ark., and Reba Strell of South Bend, Ind.; two sons, Jerry Davis of Carson, Calif. and Robert Davis of Little Rock; four brothers, Houston, Mitchell, Urel, and L. T. Newton, all of Giles County; one sister, Shirleen Molenhouse, Chicago, Ill.; 17 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

BATES, Henrietta OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 23 Mar 1982
Mrs. Henrietta Bates, 77, Pulaski died on Sunday, March 21, 1982, at Giles County Hospital.
A native of Giles County, she was the daughter of the late Sam W. and Mary Kelly Hargrove and the wife of the late Charles N. Bates. She was a retired W. E. Stephens Manufacturing Co. inspector and a member of the Methodist Church.
Funeral services were held at 2 p. m. Tuesday, March 23, at Bennett-May Chapel. Paul Allen and Clarence Stewart officiating, with burial in Elkton Cemetery.
Survivors include two brothers, Otey Hargrove, Pulaski, and J. P. Hargrove, Montgomery, Alabama; three nieces and nephews.

BATES, James OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 10 Oct 1989
A Prospect teenager was killed Thursday after a metal pole he was using to dislodge a rock from the family well touched a high voltage line. James Bates, 19, an employee of an Alabama aluminum siding company, was dead shortly after the 9 p.m. accident......
Funeral services were Sunday at Spry Funeral Home in Athens, Ala. with burial in the Limestone Memorial Gardens.
Young Bates was a member of the Tabernacle Pentecostal Church. Survivors include his wife, Cynthia Dawn Bates, his father, Carlos Ray Bates, his mother, Betty Ann Bates; one brother, Chris Bates, Prospect; one sister, Tanya Morris, Prospect; grandmothers, Elizabeth Newman, Pulaski, Myrtle Bates, Florida.

BATES, Mary Lee Clark OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 3 Dec 1980
Mrs. Mary Lee Bates, 84, of Route 6, Pulaski died Tuesday, November 25, 1980, at Ardmore Nursing Home. Funeral services were held Friday at 2:00 p. m. at Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church with burial in Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Carroll County.

A native of Carroll County, Mrs. Bates was the daughter of the late John J. and Frances Richardson Clark, and was married to the late James Claud Bates.
Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Horace Locke, Pulaski and Mrs. John Holt, St. Petersburg, Fla.; five brothers, Oren Clark and Clifton Clark, Louisville, Ky., Clayton Clark and Julian Clark, Cedar Grove and Elden Clark, Jackson; three sisters, Mrs. Mattie Lou O'Bren, Huntsville, Ala., Mrs. Opal Williamson, Cedar Grove and Mrs. Nell Rummage, Bruceton; five grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Carr and Erwin Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

BATTS, David Crockett OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 12 Mar 1987
David Crockett Batts, age 56, died Sunday, March 1, 1987, at Hillside Hospital, following an extensive illness. Funeral services were held Friday, March 6, at Queen Ann Funeral Home with Rev. John A. Tucker officiating. Burial was in Powell Chapel Cemetery.
A native of Lincoln County, Mr. Batts was the son of the late Giles Batts. He served in the United States Army and was a disabled veteran of the Korean War.
He was married to the former Miss Ethel Witherspoon.
Survivors include his mother, Mrs. Grace Batts; six sisters, Mrs. Jennie Brown, Mrs. Rosie Rivers, Mrs. Joyce Young, Mrs. Marsha Rivers, all of Pulaski, Mrs. Anna Dean Scott and Mrs. Mary Louise Grigsby, both of Nashville; one brother, Darrell Cordell Batts of Nashville.

BAUERLE, Edward J. OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 06 Feb 1986
Edward J. Bauerle, 89, a resident of Chateau Girardeau, Mo., died Jan. 30 at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was the father of Mrs. James (Mary) Cooper of Pulaski.
Funeral mass was held Monday at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with the Rev. Douglas Sparks officiating. Burial was in Lorimier Cemetery in Cape Girardeau.
Bauerle was a retired long-time savings and loan director. A native of Hendersonville, Ky., he was the son of the late Theodore and Mary T. Baumann Bauerle.....
He was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church.
Survivors include his wife, Alice Schwepker Bauerle of Cape Girardeau; one son, James A. Bauerle of Cape Girardeau; two daughters, Mary Cooper of Pulaski and Mrs. Tim (Judy) Maupin of Oklahoma City, Okla.; three brothers, Charles W. Bauerle of Atlanta and Theodore Bauerle of San Clemente, Calif.; and seven grandchildren.

BAUERS, Elsie Mae OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 03 Dec 1985
Mrs. Elsie Mae Bauers, 81, of Pulaski, died Monday, Nov. 25, 1985, at Gallatin Funeral Home in Gallatin, Tenn. Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 27 at Carr and Erwin Chapel with burial in New Zion Cemetery.
A native of Nebraska, she was married to the late Edward Bauers.
Survivors include three sons, Robert Bauers of Iowa, Harold Bauers of Georgia, Donald Bauers of Minnesota; four daughters, Kathryn Raitan of North Dakota, Shirley Worsham o f Bethpage, Tenn., Margaret Hardin of Prospect, Virginia Kankelfitz of Minnesota; 23 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.


BAUGH, Fay H. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 30 Aug 1984
Mrs. Fay H. Baugh, 98, died on Tuesday, August 7, 1984, at Shoals Nursing Home in Tuscumbia, Alabama.
A native of Birmingham, she and her family lived at the Baugh farm near Pulaski for a number of years. She attended Pollock-Steven School in Birmingham and Virginia College in Roanoke, Virginia. Her husband was the late James Franklin Baugh, Sr. She was a member of First Baptist Church, Birmingham.
Survivors include her sons, J. F. Berry Baugh, Jr., Tuscumbia and Glen E. Baugh, Tuscaloosa, Alabaman; a daughter, Mrs. Fay Baugh Reinking, Houston, Texas; five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

BAUGH, Joseph Wade OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 14 Aug 1984
Joseph Wade Baugh, 78, of Nashville, died at the Southern Hill Hospital.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Baugh was the son of the late Dr. Edward Baugh. Funeral services were held Tuesday, August 14, at 11 a. m. at Marshall Donnelly-Comb Funeral Home. Burial was in Elkton Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Ann Ezell Baugh of Nashville; one daughter, Carol Ross of Nashville; one step-daughter, Mrs. Betty Sarvis of Nashville; and two sisters, Mrs. Elizabeth Glaze of Decatur, Alabama and Mrs. James Smith of Florida.

BAUGH, Wendell Phillips Jr. OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 22 May 1986
Mr. Wendell Phillips Baugh, Jr. died Monday, May 19, 1986, in Nashville. Memorial services were held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 21, at the Woodlawn Chapel of Roses in Nashville with the Rev. George LeBeau officiating.
Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth Dale Baugh of Nashville; one son, Wendell P. Baugh III of Nashville; two daughters, Lisa Dale and Nita Louise Baugh, both of Nashville; one brother, Robert B. Baugh of Decatur, Ala.; and two grandchildren.

BAUGHER, A. Z. Thomas OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 26 Jan 1988
Mrs. A. Z. Baugher, 58, of Lewisburg, died Thursday, Jan. 21, 1988, at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville. Funeral services were held Saturday, Jan. 23, at Bennett May Chapel with Leonard Tidwell and Billy Ashworth officiating. Burial was in Minor Hill Cemetery.
A native of Limestone County, Ala., Mrs. Baugher was the daughter of the late James Bentley and Annie Pearl Thomas Tatum. She was a member of Bluff Springs Church of Christ in Marshall County.
Survivors include her husband, Morris Baugher of Lewisburg; two daughters, Mrs. Delaine Osborne and Mrs. Debbie Mangrum McMillian, both of Lewisburg; four sisters, Mrs. Virginia Martin of Athens, Ala., Mrs. Glenda McAllister of Lakeland, Fla., Mrs. Pauline Griggs and Mrs. Luria Kimbrough, both of Pulaski; three brothers, Clifford Thomas of Pulaski, Henry Thomas of Lewisburg, Kenneth Newton of Shelbyville.

BAUGHN, Mark Wade OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 20 May 1986

Mr. Mark Wade Baughn, 27, of Clarksville, died Thursday, May 8, 1986, in a fire at his residence. Funeral services were held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, May 10, at Luffbowen Funeral Home in Waverly with Bro. Lee Brown officiating. Burial was in Bakersville.
Mr. Baughn was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Grady Baughn, Jr., who survive.
Other survivors include his wife, Lisa Martin Baughn, formerly of Pulaski; one daughter, Heather Lee Baughn; one brother, David Baughn, one sister, Diana Toombs; grandparents, Mrs. Ora Bone and Mrs. Vera Baughn.

BAXTER, John B. OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 12 Oct 1983
John B. Baxter, 78, of Pulaski, died Sunday, October 10, 1983 at Maury County Hospital in Columbia. Funeral services were Tuesday, Oct. 11, in the chapel of Carr and Erwin Funeral Home with Rev. Clarence K. Stewart officiating. Burial was in Shiloh Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Brewer Baxter of Pulaski; nine daughters, Mrs. Donald W. Welch of Miss., Mrs. Sam Tidwell of Pulaski, Mrs. Joe M. Mize, Mrs. Billy Senterfeit, all of Pualsi, Mrs. Selvin Tidwell, Mrs. Nathan Clifton and Ms. Jack Lawson, all of Lewisburg, Mrs. Jean Whitsett of Las Vegas, and Mrs. J. C. Foster of Rose Hill; one brother, Roy Baxter of Silver Springs, Fla.; 39 grandchildren and 33 great-grandchildren.

BEADLE, Nannie Mae OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 28 May 1980
Mrs. Nannie Mae Beadle, 84, of 115 Ingrum Street, died Wednesday, May 28, 1980 in Fairhaven Nursing Home following a long illness.
Funeral services to be held Thursday, May 29 at 3:00 p. m. at Carr and Erwin Chapel. Burial in Maplewood Cemetery. The Rev. Paul Allen officiating.
Mrs. Beadle was a Giles County native, the daughter of the late Thomas and Nancy Kincaid Russell was born April 2, 1896. She married the late Raymond Beadle, Sr.
Survivors include four sons, Raymond Beadle, Jr., Nashville, Buford Beadle, Frankewing, Kenneth Beadle, Pulaski, and Marvin L. Beadle, Atlanta, Ga.; and one daughter, Mrs. John C. Holt, Oak Ridge. Eighteen grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren.

BEARD, Bobby S. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 15 Sep 1987
A Giles County man was killed and his brother critically injured in a one-vehicle accident Saturday in southwest Giles County.
Dead on arrival at Hillside Hospital was Robert S. (Bobby) Beard, 26, of Route 2, Leoma. Injured in the 7 p.m. accident was Jeff Beard, 18, of Route 2, Leoma. He was taken first to Hillside Hospital and later airlifted to St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville where he is in critical condition with reported head injuries.
The two were traveling on the Pleasant Ridge-Fall River Road when their pickup truck went out of control, crashed into a tree and caught fire. Both brothers reportedly thrown from the vehicle. The truck reportedly belonged to Jeff Beard.
Funeral services for Bobby Beard were held at 2 p.m. Monday at Carr and Erwin Funeral Home with Glenn Colley officiating. Burial was in Chestnut Grove Cemetery.

He was the son of the late Harold Beard. Survivors include his mother, Mary Jo Cottrell Lovett; his step-father, Bobby Lovett of Shores; one sister, Donna Jo Smith of Pulaski; his maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Cottrell of Goodspring; his paternal grandmothers, Mrs. Bessie Beard of Pulaski; and one niece.

BEARD, George Dwight OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 07 Apr 1987
Mr. George Dwight Beard, 57, of Lawrenceburg, died Sunday, April 5, 1987, at H.C.A. Crockett Hospital in that city.
Funeral services were held Monday, April 6, at North Funeral Home Chapel with Johnny Fisher officiating. Burial was in Wesley Chapel.
A native of Lewis County, Mr. Beard was the son of the late John I. and Elizabeth Lackey Beard. He was employed by Herb McGee Enterprises as a construction worker. He was a veteran of World War II and a member of Spring Lane Church of Christ.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Ruth Weeks Beard of Lawrenceburg; three daughters, Karen Gibbs of Murfreesboro, Mignon and Angela Beard, both of Lawrenceburg;

BEARD, Joe Ralph OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 23 Jul 1980
Funeral services for Joe Ralph Beard, 26, of Route 2, Pulaski were held Tuesday, July 22 at Carr and Erwin Chapel with burial in Pisgah Cemetery. Rev. Mack Pinkelton officiated. He died at his home July 20, 1980.
Mr. Beard, an employee of Giles Steel Company was the son of John H. Beard and Tommie Ruff Childress. His wife Linda Kay Roe Beard survives. Other survivors include his father, John H. Beard, Pulaski and mother Mrs. Tommie Ruff Childress, Cornersville; four brothers, Bobby Beard, Pulaski, John Beard, Cornersville and Stevie Beard, Lawrenceburg; two sisters, Mrs. William R. Hedgecoth, Pulaski and Mrs. Larry Duncan, Prospect.

BEARD, John Henry OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 12 Jul 1984
John Henry Beard, 72, Pulaski, died on Tuesday, July 10, 1984, at Pulaski Health Care Center.
A native of Giles County, he was the son of the late Robert Lee and Caldonia Russell Beard. He was retired from Lewisburg Casting Company.
Funeral services were held at 2:30 p. m. Wednesday, July 11, at Carr and Erwin Chapel, with burial in Pisgah Cemetery, Mack Pinkelton officiating.
Survivors include four sons, Robert Dean Beard, Lynnville, Stevie Ray Beard and Edward Wayne Beard, Lawrenceburg, and John Henry Beard, Jr., Lewisburg; two daughters, Peggy Hedgecoth, Pulaski, and Sandra Duncan, Prospect; one brother, Howard Beard, Pulaski; and 16 grandchildren.

BEARD, Kathleen Stevenson OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 13 Jan 1987
Mrs. Kathleen Stevenson Beard, 76, of Meadowbrook Nursing Home, died Wednesday, Jan. 7, 1987, at Hillside Hospital.
Funeral services were held Thursday, January 8, at Bennett-May Chapel with Rev. Felix Snell officiating. Burial was in Bee Spring Cemetery.

A native of Giles County, Mrs. Beard was the daughter of the late Nathan and Mary Jane Bass Stevenson and was married to the late Wilton Beard. She was a saleslady at Elaine's Ready-to Wear and a member of the First United Methodist Church of Pulaski.
Survivors include one sister, Mrs. Mable Burns of Pulaski; several nieces and nephews.

BEASLEY, Claiborne H. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 9 Jul 1980
A Giles County native, Claiborne H. Beasley, of Walnut Creek, Cal., died Thursday, June 26 in that city. Funeral services were conducted Monday at Oak Park Hill Chapel with burial in Walnut Creek.
Mr. Beasley, the son of the late Neil S. and Mildred Lambeth Beasley, was born in this county September 20, 1887 at Lester Station. He was a graduate of Branham and Hughes Military Academy, Spring Hill and of Vanderbilt University, Nashville in 1910. He was pitcher on the Vandy Varsity baseball team, a member of the Glee Club and of DKE fraternity. For 40 years he served the United States Department of Agriculture as supervisor of 11 western states based in San Francisco. Following his retirement he acted as a consultant to the Florida Citrus Commissioner and continued until 1976 as an inspector at the fruit market in San Francisco. His wife was the late Katie Mae Herbert Beasley to whom he was married in 1911.
Survivors include a son, Herbert S. Beasley of Walnut Creek; a sister, Mrs. Louise Beasley Lester, Pulaski; two nieces, Mrs. Lura Beasley Matback, North Hollywood, Cal., and Mrs. Mildred Beasley Wheeler, Pulaski; two nephews, W. Lambeth Lester, Nashville and James C. Lester, Columbia; two grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

BEASLEY, Cora E. Linza OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 18 Feb 1986
Mrs. Cora E. Beasley, 78, of Pulaski, died Wednesday, Feb. 12, 1986, at Hillside Hospital. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, at Anthony Hill Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Ollie McWilliams officiating. Burial was in Kimbrough Cemetery. Jordan Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Beasley was the daughter of the late Luther and Mary Frances Linza and was married to the late Lifford Beasley. She was a member of Anthony Hill Baptist Church.
Survivors include two sons, L. J. Beasley of Pulaski, Clarence Beasely of Louisville, Ky.; two daughters, Mrs. Frances Weaks of Louisville, Ky., Mrs. Laura Sloss of Indianapolis, Ind.; two sisters, Mrs. Mary Hamilton of Pulaski, Mrs. Rhoda Miller of Nashville; one brother, Grandville Linza of Nashville; nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

BEASLEY, Gradye OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 07 Apr 1982
Miss Gradye Beasley, 89, died on Tuesday, April 6, 1982 at her residence on Route 6, Pulaski.
A native of Giles County, she was the daughter of the late W. J. and Mary Ann Kerr Beasley. She was a retired school teacher and a member of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church.
Funeral services were to he held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 7, at Bennett-May Chapel with burial in Maplewood Cemetery, Billy Langford and Bill Moss officiating.

Survivors include two sisters, Mrs. Maggie Tarpley, Nashville, and Miss Lela Beasley, Pulaski; one brother, Orrin Beasley, Pulaski; and several nieces and nephews.

BEASLEY, Lela OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 19 Jan 1988
Miss Lela Beasley, 97, of Pulaski, died Friday, Jan. 15, 1988, at Pulaski Health Care Center. Funeral services were hld Sunday, Jan. 17, at Bennett May Chapel with the Rev. Billy Langford officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Miss Beasley was the daughter of the late W. J. and Mollie Kirk Beasley. She was a retired school teacher.
Survivors include one brother, Orrin K. Beasley of Pulaski; several nieces and nephews.

BEASLEY, Leland Titus OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 15 Jun 1982
Leland Titus Beasley, 52, of Lynnville died unexpectedly at his home Friday night. Services were conducted Sunday at 1:00 p. m. at Oaks and Nichols Funeral Home. C. V. Robinson, minister of the Lynnville Church of Christ officiated. Burial was at Lynnwood Cemetery at Lynnville.
A native of Giles County, he was the son of Pinkie Hickman Beasley and the late William Lester Beasley. He was a member of the Church of Christ.
Other survivors include two brothers, John W. Beasley of Huntsville, Ala., and W. L. Beasley, Jr., of Lynnville.

BEASLEY, Mamie OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 14 May 1980
Mrs. Mamie Beasley, 92, of Elkton died Sunday, May 11 at Coffee County Nursing Home, Manchester. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday morning at 11:00 o'clock at Bennett-May Chapel with burial in Elkton Cemetery. The Rev. Norman C. Coke was the officiant.
Mrs. Beasley, a native of Lincoln County, was the daughter of the late John W. and Lecretia Young and she was married to the late Oscar N. Beasley. She was a retired teacher and member of the United Methodist Church.
Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. E. W. Smartt, Manchester, and Mrs. Paul Bacon, Cleveland; a son, John N. Beasley, Lawrenceburg; six grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

BEASLEY, Orrin Kerr OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 08 Sep 1988
Mr. Orrin Kerr Beasley, 88, of Pulaski, died Monday, Aug. 29, 1988, at Pulaski Health Care Center. Funeral services were held Wednesday, Aug. 31, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with the Rev. Pete Furnier and the Rev. Michael O'Bannon officiating. Burial was in Giles Memory Garden.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Beasley was the son of the late Erm and Molley Kerr Beasley. He was a farmer.
Survivors include his wife, Esther Stapp Beasley of Pulaski; two sons, Joe Allen Beasley of Louisiana, Jerry (Bill) Beasley of Prospect; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

BECK, Paul Rayburn OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 12 Oct 1983
Paul Rayburn Beck, 45, of Ethridge, died Tuesday, Oct. 4, 1983 in St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville. Funeral services were Thursday, Oct. 6, at Carr and Erwin Chapel. Burial was in Rose Hill Cemetery.

A native of Giles County, he was a farmer.
Survivors include his mother, Mrs. Maggie Beck of Rose Hill.

BECKHAM, Bessie Etherel Nelson OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 30 Dec 1981
Funeral services for Mrs. Bessie Etherel, 85, were held at 2:00 p. m. on Wednesday, December 23 at Bennett-May Chapel. Services were conducted by Reverends Mack Pinkelton and Clarence Stewart and burial followed in Maplewood Cemetery.
A retired saleslady for the former Fair Store in Pulaski. Mrs. Beckham resided at Garden Park Apartment No. 160 in Pulaski.
A native of Giles Countian, Mrs. Beckham died at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville on Tuesday, December 22.
She was the wife of the late Cleve Beckham and the daughter of the late John and Mary Isabella Jones Nelson.
She is survived by 3 daughters, Mrs. Lucille McGee of Fayettevill, Mrs. Dean Morgan of Nashville and Mrs. Nellie Deason of Pulaski.
Eight grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren also survive her.

BEDDINGFIELD, Elbert Leon OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 14 Mar 1989
Elbert Leon Beddingfield, 66, 711 Nichols Street, Pulaski, died Saturday, March 11, 1989, at Pulaski Health Care. Funeral services were held Monday at Carr and Erwin Funeral Home with Billy Langford officiating. Burial was in Kedron Cemetery.
Mr. Beddingfield was a native of Tennessee and the son of the late Earl and Zora Littrell Beddingfield. He was a retired construction worker for the Tennessee Valley Authority.
Survivors include his wife, Juanita Griggs Beddingfield, Pulaski; two sons, Owen and Burt Beddingfield, both of Pulaski; four daughters, Connie Loveless, Prospect, Hope Woodard and Donna Howard, both of Pulaski and Nita Reed, Texas; two sisters, Ruth Shaffer, Scottsboro, Ala. and Clara Hartman, Pulaski; and 12 grandchildren.

BEDDINGFIELD, Evelyn Elizabeth Woodard OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 10 Jan 1989
Evelyn Elizabeth Beddingfield, 73, Little Rock, Ark., died Thursday, Jan. 5, 1989, at her home. Funeral services were held Sunday at Carr and Erwin Chapel with Mack Pinkelton officiating. Burial was in Elkton Cemetery.
Mrs. Beddingfield was a Tennessee native and the daughter of the late Floyd and Anna May Woodard.
Survivors include one son, Fred Beddingfield, Little Rock; one daughter, Edith Marie Johnson, Madison, Ala.; two sisters, Mrs. Tom Adams and Mrs. Bell Ward, both of Pulaski; four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

BEDDINGFIELD, George Earl OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 16 Sep 1981

George Earl Beddingfield, 50, a retired logger and roofer, of Route 6, Pulaski, died Monday, September 14 in Giles County Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday at 2:00 p. m. at Bennett-May Chapel with burial in Bee Springs Cemetery. Rev. Mack Pinkelton was the officiant.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Beddingfield was the son of the late George Earl, Sr. and Zora Littrell Beddingfield. He was a member of the Bunker Hill Church of God.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Margaret Burns Beddingfield; a daughter, Mrs. Joy Lavon Barron, Ardmore; a son, Robert Jesse Beddingfield, Pulaski; two sisters, Mrs. Clara Hartman, Pulaski, and Mrs. Ruth Shaffer, Scottsboro, Ala.; two brothers, Leon Beddingfield, Pulaski and Cecil Beddingfield, Mobile, Ala.; two step sisters, Mrs. Millie Lawhorn and Mrs. Margaret Griffin, Prospect, and four grandchildren.

BEDDINGFIELD, William Martin Newsline 16 Oct - 23 Oct 1984
William Martin Beddingfield, 38, of Route 1, Lynnville, TN, died October 9, 1984, in Pulaski, TN. Funeral services were held Oct. 12 at 3:30 p.m. at Carr and Erwin Funeral Home Chapel with Clarence Stewart officiating. Burial was in Bee Spring Cemetery with Carr and Erwin Funeral Home in charge.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Beddingfield was the son of the late Calvin Beddingfield and Lillian Pruett who survives. He was employed by Stanley Tools for 18 years.
Survivors include his mother, Lillian Pruett of Pulaski; his wife, Georgia Anna Beddingfield of Lynnville; four step-sons, Billy Joe Shelton, Jr. of Lewisburg, Edward W. Shelton of Pulaski, Kenneth Wayne Shelton of Nashville, Gordon Lynn Shelton of Pikeville, Tenn.; one step-daughter, Janet Lee Shelton of Athens, Ala.; five brothers, Bobby Beddingfield of Aberdeen, MS, Harold Beddingfield of Texas, James Walter Beddingfield of Fayetteville, TN, Billy Beddingfield of Pulaski, and Charles Beddingfield of Tullahoma, TN; four sisters, Ruby Norwood of Pulaski, Mary Frances Beddingfield of Nashville, Judy Beddingfield and Shirley Beddingfield, both of Pulaski; and two step-grandchildren.

BEDFORD, Robert Coleman OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 26 Jan 1988
Mr. Robert Coleman Bedford, 82, of Lawrenceburg, died Thursday, Jan. 21, 1988, at Scott Memorial Hospital. Funeral services were held Saturday, Jan. 23, at North Funeral Home Chapel with Andy Brown and Jerry Dryden officiating. Burial was in Lawrence County Memorial Garden.
A native of Lawrence County, Mr. Bedford was the son of the late William Franklin and Nancy Caroline Smith Bedford.
Survivors include his wife, Lou Della Martin Bedford of Lawrenceburg; eight sons, Robert Eugene, John William (Bill), E. B. (Barney), Carl Clifford, Jerry Wayne (Rodie) Larry Coleman, Terry Don and Kenneth Ray Bedford, all of Lawrenceburg; two daughters, Martha Bedford Odom of Lawrenceburg, Barbara Bedford McMasters of Five Points; two brothers, Floyd Bedford of Sydney, Ohio, Joe Bedford of Lawrenceburg; two sisters, Ada Daughtry of Pulaski, Willie Daniel of Lawrenceburg; 25 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren.

BEE, Bessie Mae Womack OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 10 Nov 1987

Mrs. Bessie Mae Bee, 91, of Pulaski, died Saturday, Oct. 24, 1987, at Hillside Hospital. Funeral services were held Tuesday, Oct. 27, 1987, at Bennett May Chapel with Floyd Farris officiating. Burial was in Giles Memory Garden.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Bee was the daughter of the late Peter and Mattie Harwell Womack and was married to the late J. C. Bee. She was a member of the Second Street Church of Christ.
Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Estelle Howard of Pulaski; three sons, Bailus Bee of Friendsville, Tenn., Howard and James A. Bee, both of Pulaski; 12 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; one brother, Harwell Womack of Chesapeake, Va.

BEE, Edward O. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 29 Oct 1985
Mr. Edward O. Bee, of Pulaski, died Wednesday, Oct. 23, 1985, at Hillside Hospital. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, at East Hill Church of Christ with Glenn Colley officiating. Burial was in Giles Memory Garden. Carr and Erwin was in charge of arrangements.
A native of Giles County, he was the son of the late Earl Z. Bee. He was a retired machinist at Gabriel.
Survivors include his mother, Lara Bee of Pulaski; his wife, Ruby Brown Bee of Pulaski; two sons, Clyde and Robert Bee, both of Pulaski; one daughter, Betty Bee Stewart of Prospect; one sister, Helen Payne of Pulaski; and two grandchildren.

BEE, Laura Vernella Warren OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 01 Nov 1988
Mrs. Laura Vernella Bee, 86, of Pulaski, died Saturday, Oct. 29, 1988, at Hillside Hospital. Funeral services were held Monday, Oct. 31, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with James Merritt officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Tennessee, Mrs. Bee was the daughter of the late David W. and Lillie Sanderson Warren and was married to the late Earl Z. Bee.
Survivors include one daughter, Hellen Payne of Pulaski; two sisters, Alberta Pounders of Mississippi, Jewel White of Loretto; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

BEECH, Branchie OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 15 Dec 1982
Mr. Branchie Beech, 93, Route 6, Pulaski, died Saturday, December 11, 1982 at Giles County Hospital. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, December 13 at Carr and Erwin Chapel with burial in Maplewood Cemetery, James Merritt officiating.
A native of Williamson County, he was the son of the late William and Frances Harrison Beech. His wife was Mrs. Russie Carden Beech who died in 1945.
Mr. Beech is survived by four sons, William and John B. Beech of Pulaski, Joe H. Beech, Nashville, and Cornelius Beech, Las Vegas, Nevada; two daughters, Mrs. Ruth Gordon, Pulaski, and Miss Katherine Beech, Las Vegas; 14 grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren.
Mr. Beech, a retired farmer, was a life-long member of the Ephesus Church of Christ.

BEECH, Branch Cornelius OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 11 May 1983
Mr. Branch Cornelius Beech, 55, died on April 28, 1983, at his home in Las Vegas, Nevada.

A native of Giles County, he was the son of the late Branch and Russie Carden Beech. A veteran of the Korean War, he was with the U. S. Air Force, later stationed at Nellis Air Force Base in Las Vegas, in the insurance business.
Funeral services were held at 2 p. m. Sunday, May 1, at Carr and Erwin Chapel, Pulaski, with burial in Maplewood Cemetery, James Merritt officiating.
Survivors include two sisters, Mrs. Ruth Gordon, Pulaski and Mrs. Kathryn Beech, Las Vegas; three brothers, William Beech and John Baugh Beech, Pulaski, and Joe H. Beech, Nashville.

BEECHAM, Flora Etta Skinner OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 17 Jan 1989
Flora Etta Skinner Beecham, 78, died Wednesday, Jan. 11, 1989, at Crockett General Hospital in Lawrenceburg. Funeral services were held Friday, Jan. 13, at Freemon-Pettus Funeral Home Chapel with Thomas Mattox officiating. Burial was in Macedonia Cemetery.
Mrs. Beecham is survived by her husband, E. E. Beecham, Lawrenceburg; two sons, Russell E. Beecham, Indiana, David A. Beecham, Pulaski; four daughters, Mrs. Olene Johns, Lutts, Tenn., Carolyn Baldwin, Hartselle, Ala., Miss Sue Beecham, Winterhaven, Fla., Mrs. Mary Jo Franklin, Madison, Ala.; one sister, Mrs. Bertha Beecham, Lawrenceburg; 12 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

BEELER, Frank Mayes OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 09 May 1989
Frank Mayes Beeler, 85, died Wednesday, May 3, 1989, at Maury County Regional Hospital. Funeral services were held Friday, May 5 at Carr and Erwin Chapel with Paul Sain officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
He was the son of the late Oscar and Alice Warden Beeler. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Vena Beeler, Pulaski; two brothers, Edmond Beeler, Lawrenceburg, Marvin Beeler, Campbellsville; one sister, Virginia Hayes, Columbia.

BEETS, Roy Vernon OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 02 Oct 1986
Mr. Roy Vernon Beets, 52, of Cleveland, Ohio, died Saturday, Sept. 27, 1986. Graveside services were held Wednesday, Oct. 1, at Rose Hill Cemetery with Mack Pinkelton officiating. Carr and Erwin Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Beets was the son of the late Roy Bryant and Alta Mae Pinkelton Beets.
Survivors include two sons, Ricky Beets of Parma, Ohio, Roy V. Beets, Jr. of Cleveland, Ohio; three daughters, Jackie Eudell, Brenda Deighton, Karen Sargent, all of Cleveland, Ohio; three brothers, Billy, Eddie and Paul Beets, all of Pulaski; five sisters, Clara Mae Williams, Joan Russell, both of Pulaski, Reba Higgins of Rose Hill, Larry Sue Smith of Lewisburg, Mary Grace Whidby of Vine Grove, Ky.; seven grandchildren.

BEHEL, Robert William OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 03 Oct 1989
Mr. Robert William Behel, 60, of Lynnville, died Oct. 1 at Maury Regional Hospital. Services were held Oct. 3 at Oakes and Nichols Funeral Home in Columbia, with burial in Bailey Cemetery at Mt. Joy in Maury County.

The Alabama native was the son of Thomas Edward and Lenora Clark Behel. A veteran of the Korean War and a retired DuPont employee, Mr. Behel was an electrician with Spontex. He was a member of the Church of Christ.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Wilma Grimes Behel; one daughter, Mrs. John (Janet) Luna of Lynnville; three sons, Tommy Marlin of St. Paul, Minn., Kenny Marlin and Stevie Behel of Lynnville; six sisters, Mrs. Rebecca Nix, Mrs. Laverne Clifton, and Mrs. Jaunell Reynolds, Florence, Mrs. Angie White, Conyers, Ga., Mrs. Dean Powell, Arlington, Texas, and Mrs. Edna Wade, El Paso, Texas; two brothers, L. C. Behel, New Orleans; and Philip Behel, Hollywood, Fla.; and seven grandchildren.

BELEW, Grady E. OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 10 Feb 1982
Grady E. Belew, 77, Route 5, Pulaski, died on Sunday, February 7, 1982 at Giles County Hospital.
A native of Lauderdale County, Alabama, he was the son of the late Tilden and Jennie Davis Belew. He was a retired employee of the Ford Motor Company in Detroit, Michigan.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, February 9, at Bennett-May Funeral Home with burial in Giles Memory Gardens, Andy Brown and Floyd Farris officiating.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Bobbie Shelton Belew; one brother, Garon Belew, Taylor, Michigan; five sisters, Mrs. Leo Hudson and Mrs. Clezelle Word, Athens, Alabama, Mrs. Izetta Culpepper, Dearborn, Michigan, Mrs. Ruby Skeets, Pulaski, Mrs. Mable Pooere, Trenton, Michigan.

BELL, James A. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 05 Nov 1985
James A. Bell, 79, of Shelbyville, died Tuesday, Oct. 15, 1985 at Bedford County General Hospital.
Funeral services were held at 11 a. m. Wednesday, Oct. 16, at Gowan-Smith Funeral Home in Shelbyville with burial in Maplewood Cemetery in Pulaski.
Mr. Bell was a native of Coffee County. He was a retired employee of The Daily News Journal, Murfreesboro.
Survivors include two daughters, Pamela Hix of Atlanta, and Peggy Eismeman of Panama City, Fla.; and two brothers, Bill Bell of War Trace, Tenn., Bob Bell of Shelbyville;. five grandchildren; one great grandchild.
He was married to Ruth Sumners Bell of Pulaski, who is also deceased.

BELLAFANT, Bessie Fralix OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 21 Jan 1986
Mrs. Bessie Fralix Bellafant, 75, of Pulaski, died Saturday, Jan. 18, 1986, at Lewisburg Community Hospital. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m.Monday, Jan. 10, at Bennett May Chapel with Rev. Albert Pope officiating. Burial was in Lynnwood Cemetery at Lynnville.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Bellefant was the daughter of the late Glennie and Roxie Jernigan Fralix. She was a housewife and member of the Pentecostal church.
Survivors include her husband, Nick Bellafant of Pulaski; one daughter, Mrs. Clara Wolfe Graves of Lynnville; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Roxie Ward of Pulaski; four brothers, Paul and Frank Fralix, both of Pulaski, Richard Fralix of Fort Pierce, Fla., Elmer Fralix of Vero Beach, Fla.


BENNETT, Arthur OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 12 Mar 1980
Arthur Bennett, 22, of Ft. Worth, Texas, was killed in an automobile accident Sunday morning, February 26 in that city. Funeral services were held in Ft. Worth followed by burial in Mount Olivet Cemetery.
Survivors include his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lois Bennett of Ft. Worth; two brothers, Steve and Alton Wayne Bennett of Ft. Worth; several aunts and uncles of Giles County.
His mother is the former Yvonne Williamson of the Shores Community. He was a member of Wichita United Methodist Church in Ft. Worth.

BENNETT, Della A. Langham OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 21 Jan 1988
Mrs. Della Ann Bennett, 77, died Tuesday, Jan. 19, 1988, at Columbia Health Care Center. Funeral services will be held Friday, Jan. 22, at Williams Funeral Home Chapel in Mount Pleasant with Arthur Hardison and Charlie Craig officiating. Burial will be be in Polk Memorial Gardens in Columbia.
Mrs. Bennett was a Lawrence County native and the daughter of the late David H. and Martha Elizabeth Martin Langham. She was married to the late Claude W. Bennett.
Survivors include five daughters, Mrs. Cordia Alice Colvett of Lynnville, Mrs. Ray Blocker of Mount Pleasant, Mrs. Ronald Eley, Mrs. Doug Brown and Mrs. Donnie Thompson, all of Columbia; two sons, Willie Claude Bennett of Summertown and Charles C. Bennett of Hermitage; 15 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

BENNETT, Florence Olson OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 24 Dec 1987
Mrs. Florence Olson Bennett, 73, of Rock Spring, Ga. (former resident of Giles County), died Saturday, Dec. 19, 1987, at North Georgia Hospital in Rock Spring. Funeral services were held Tuesday, Dec. 22, 1987, at Lane Funeral Home in Rock Spring, Ga.; and graveside services were held the same day at Maplewood Cemetery with the Rev. J. David Miller officiating.
A native of Rowland, Iowa, Mrs. Bennett was married to the late George T. Bennett, former band director at Giles County High School. She was a member of Rock Spring United Methodist Church.
Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Julia Chandler of Rock Spring; one son, Alabama State Senator Jim Bennett of Birmingham, Ala.; one sister, Mrs. Jeanette Crain of Des Moines, Iowa; one brother, A. J. Olson of Tucson, Ariz.; four grandchildren.

BENNETT, Ivonne Williamson OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 01 Jun 1983
Mrs. Ivonne Williamson Bennett, 57, Ft. Worth, Texas, died Sunday, May 15, 1983, in that city. Funeral services were held at 3:30 p. m. Tuesday, May 17, at Mount Olivet Chapel, Fort Worth, with burial in the church cemetery, Ernest Pieth officiating.
A former Giles County resident and past member of Pleasant Ridge Methodist Church, she is survived by her husband, Louis P. Bennett, Ft. Worth; two sons, Alton and Steve Bennett, both of Ft. Worth; three brothers, Buster and David Williamson, both of Pulaski, and Arthur Williamson, Weatherford, Texas; two sisters, Velma Williamson, Ft. Worth, and Mazel Malone, Glendale, Arizona; and one grandchild.

BENSON, Morris OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 21 Jul 1982
Services for Morris Benson, 62, of Route 1, Ardmore, were conducted by James W. Gardner at 11 a.m. Monday, July 19, 1982, at Elkton Cemetery in Elkton, Tennessee. Queen Ann Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Benson, a farmer, was found at his residence on Sunday morning, July 18, having apparently been dead for several days. He was a son of the late Will and Malinda Dobbins Benson.
Survivors include three sisters, Mrs. Callie Patterson of Harvest, Alabama, Miss Thelma Benson of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and Mrs. Laura Lee Smith of Pulaski.

BENSON, Thomas Knight OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 10 Dec 1987
Mr. Thomas Knight Benson, 83, of Prospect, died Sunday, Nov. 29, 1987, at Hillside Hospital. Funeral services were held Wednesday, Dec. 2, at Abraham McKissack Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Riley Tucker officiating. Burial was in Antioch Cemetery. Queen Ann Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
A native of West Virginia, Mr. Benson was the son of the late Cornelius and Emma Knight Gardner. He was a member of Antioch Missionary Baptist Church, a truck driver and school bus driver for the Giles County School System.
Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Lura Appleton of Prospect, Miss Wanda Bassham of Nashville; a son-in-law, Joe D. Appleton of Prospect; 13 grandchilden; 35 great-grandchildren; 31 great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

BENSON, Wordie OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 10 Dec 1985
Mr. Wordie Benson, 71, of Lynnville, died Saturday, Nov. 30, 1985, at Baptist Hospital in Nashville.
Funeral services were held at 1 p. m. Wednesday, Dec. 4, at Queen Ann Funeral Home. Interment was in Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, he was the son of the late Ponie and Appleoine Parks Benson. He was a retired employee of the City of Pulaski and was a member of New Hope Missionary Baptist Church at Campbellsville.
Survivors include four sons, John Benson of Shelbyville, Terry Benson of Pulaski, Larry and William Benson, both of Lynnville; a granddaughter, Litiska Benson of Lynnville; one brother, John Benson of Nashville; step-father, Elmere McMillion of Lewisburg; and several cousins.

BERNREUTER, Frances Cardin OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 11 Feb 1986
Mrs. Frances Cardin Bernreuter, 66, of Jacksonville, Fla., died Saturday, Feb. 1, 1986, in Jacksonville. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 4, at Bennett May Chapel . Burial was in Pisgah Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Bernreuter was the daughter of the late Floyd and Shellie Beard Cardin. She was a member of the Church of Christ.
Survivors include her husband, Lawton Bernreuter of Jacksonville, Fla.; two sisters, Brownie C. Kelly of Ocella, Ga., Elizabeth Hammond of Bainbridge, Ga.; one brother, Floyd G. Cardin of Jacksonville, Fla.; several nieces and nephews.

BERRY, Christine Black OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 12 Sep 1989
Mrs. Christine Berry, 82, of Pulaski, died Monday, Sept. 4, 1989, at her residence. Graveside services were held Tuesday, Sept. 5, at Maplewood Cemetery with Dr. J. David Miller officiating. Bennett May Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Berry was the daughter of the late Petty and Rasalee Booth Black and was married to the late J. W. Berry, a long-time veterinarian in Pulaski. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church.
Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Beverly Crutcher of Athens, Ala., Mrs. Connie Hughey of Gallatin; six grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Tom Lowry of Fayetteville, Mrs. Joe Sparks of Minor Hill; one brother, Paul Black of Minor Hill.
BERRY, John William OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 18 Sep 1984
Dr. John William Berry, 90, Pulaski, died on Thursday, September 13, 1984, at Hillside Hospital.
A native of Texas, he was the son of the late James Jessie and Emma Burleson Berry. He was a doctor of veterinary medicine and a veteran of World War I.
Funeral services were held at 2 p. m. Friday, September 14, at Carr and Erwin Chapel, with burial in Maplewood Cemetery, Marcus Nickel and Bill Moss officiating.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Christine Black Berry, Pulaski; two daughters, Mrs. Beverly Berry Crutcher, Athens, Alabama, and Connie Berry Hughey, Gallatin; one sister, Mrs. Maude Dempsey, Red Bay, Alabama; and six grandchildren.

BERTRAND, Robert W. "Bob" OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 28 Dec 1989
Mr. Robert W. "Bob" Bertrand, 83, of Pulaski, died Friday, Dec. 22, 1989, at John W. Harton Medical Center in Tullahoma. Funeral services were held Sunday, Dec. 24, at Bennett May Chapel with Dr. J. David Miller officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Sumner County, Mr. Bertrand was the son of the late John and Myrtle Wright Bertrand. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church and was retired from Genesco Shoe Corporation.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Gilliam Bertrand of Pulaski; two sons, Robert Joseph Bertrand, of Lakeland, Fla., William Turner Bertrand of Tullahoma; one sister, Mrs. Conrad Cothran of Gallatin; four grandchildren.

BEVELS, Nina Mitchell OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 30 Apr 1985
Nina Mitchell Bevels, 82, of Petersburg, died Monday, April 22, 1985, at Lincoln Regional Hospital in Fayetteville, after an extended illness.
A native of Giles County, she was the daughter of the late Thomas F. and Molly Holley Mitchell and was married to the late James Garland Bevels. She was a member of the Petersburg First Baptist Church.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 24, at Ralston-McCaulley Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Bee Spring Cemetery, Aubrey Knois and Charles Hix officiating.

Survivors include daughter, Peggy Chapman of Petersburg; son, Bobby Bevels of Madison; sister, Mrs. Bensie Bolton of Pulaski; five grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

BEVILL, Agnes Delap OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 16 Sep 1986
Funeral services for Mrs. Agnes Delap Bevill will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Higgins Funeral Home in Fayetteville. Burial will be in Bevill's Chapel Cemetery in Lincoln County.
Mrs. Bevill, 69, the mother of Pulaski businessman Johnny Bevill, died yesterday in Plant City, Fla. A native of Lincoln County, Mrs. Bevill was the daughter of the late Thomas and Annie Delap and was married to the late Everett Bevill.
She and her late husband operated a paint and wallpaper store in Pulaski more than 30 years ago.
In addition to her son, Mrs. Bevill is survived by a daughter, Miss Janet Bevill of Plant City; another son, Tommy Bevill of Plant City; three sisters, Clara Beavers of Birmingham, Ala., Lucille Jean of Longwood, Fla., and Bernice Lyons of Panama City, Fla. Five grandchildren and two great grandchildren also survive.

BEVILL, Everett Herman OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 18 Sep 1984
Everett Herman Bevill, 72, of Bushnell, Florida and formerly of Pulaski, died Sept. 4 at Eliza Coffee Memorial Hospital in Florence, Ala.
Funeral services were Sept. 6 at Higgins Funeral Home in Fayetteville with the Rev. Bill Morris of Pulaski and Rev. Hascal Bain of Fayetteville officiating. Burial was in Bevill's Chapel Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Agnes Delap Bevill of Bushnell, Fla.; two sons, Tommy Bevill of Plant City, Fla. and Johnny Bevill of Pulaski; one daughter, Janet Bevill of Bushnell; two brothers, Robert L. Bevill of Fayetteville and Leonard Bevill of Greenwood, Miss.; five granddaughters: Mrs. Connie Carpenter, Pam Bevill, Mary Susan Bevill of Pulaski, Sabrina and Monica Bevill of Plant City, Fla.; two great-granddaughters, Courtney and Catherine Carpenter of Pulaski.

BILES, James Luther OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 24 Apr 1984
James Luther Biles, 91, Goodsprings, died on Monday, April 23, 1984, at Giles County Hospital.
A native of Giles County, he was a retired farmer and a member of the Baptist Church. He was the son of the late James and Mattie Osborne Biles and was married to the late Clellie Mae Hardeman Biles.
Funeral services were to be held at 2 p. m. Wednesday, April 25, at Bennett-May Chapel, Mack Pinkelton officiating, with burial in Maplewood Cemetery.
Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. Eleanor Fly Spivey, Goodsprings, Mrs. Jean Teeples, Pulaski and Mrs. Pearl Lynn, Greeneville, Texas; 14 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren; and a sister, Mrs. Mattie Sue Rose, Pulaski.

BILES, Mary Rackley OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 06 Jan 1987

Mrs. Mary Rackley Biles, 84, died Monday, Dec. 21, 1986, at Bethany Health Care Center in Nashville. Graveside services were held Tuesday, Dec. 22 at Maplewood Cemetery. Bennett May Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Biles was the daughter of the late William Riley and Mary White Rackley and was married to the late Grady Biles. She was a member of the First Methodist Church in Pulaski and was a dietician at Giles County Hospital.
Survivors include one daughter, Mollie Gaines of Virginia; two sons, William L. Biles of Nashville, Richard Carey Biles of Florida; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Aubrey George of Columbia.

BILLS, John William OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 08 Apr 1986
Funeral services for Mr. John William Bills, 73, were held at 11 a.m. Sunday, April 6, at Everbright Cemetery. A native of Giles County, Mr. Bills was the son of the late William and Ellen Fitzpatrick. He was married to the former Miss Rosa Hickman of Lincoln County.
Survivors include his sister, Mrs. Hallie Bills Clack of Detroit, Mich.; foster son, John Black of Nashville; several nephews and nieces.

BINKLEY, George Turner OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 01 Feb 1983
Dr. George Turner Binkley, 70, of Nashville (formerly of Pulaski), died on Thursday, February 17, 1983 at a Nashville Hospital.
Funeral services were conducted at 2:00 p. m. on Saturday, February 19 at the Hillsboro Church of Christ with Br. Dan Harless and Br. David East officiating. Interment followed in Harpeth Hills Cemetery.
Dr. Binkley was a Veteran of World War II and served in the 71st Infantry Medical Unit. He had been in practice since 1949. He was a member of the Hillsboro Church of Christ, The Tennessee Medical Association and the National Academy of Medicine.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Pearl Woodrow Binkley; two sons, George T. Binkley III, and Mark Binkley, both of Nashville; two daughters, Jo Ann Binkley of Nashville and Janet Carol Garner of Fairfax, VA; one sister, Martha Smith of Lineville, AL; one brother, William Binkley of Minor Hill; two half-brothers, Arthur Binkley of Lineville and William Turney Binkley of Goodlettsvile.

BIRD, Vickie Lynn and Infant son, Richard Allen Bird OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 01 Oc 1985
Mrs. Vickie Lynn Bird, 31, and infant son Richard Allen Bird of Struthers, Ohio, died Friday, September 20, 1985 in that city.
Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24, at Bennett-May Chapel, Terrell Pitts officiating. Burial was in Scotts Hill Cemetery.
She was a native of Giles County. Survivors include her husband, Wesley Bird of Struthers; two daughters, Carmone Lee and Dawn Marie Bird, both of Struthers; parents, M. and Mrs. William Harris of Dayton, Ohio; paternal grandmother, Mrs. Vella Harris of Lawrenceburg; two sisters, Mrs. Vivian Souza of Providence, R.I., Miss Teressa Harris of Dayton, Ohio; one half sister, Joyce Vejr of Nashville; three brothers, Davis and Johnny Harris, both of Dayton, Ohio, Billy Harris of Struthers; one half-brother, Jerry Harris of Lawrenceburg.

BIRDSONG, Calvin OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 8 Apr 1981
Calvin Birdsong, 18, of Prospect died Tuesday evening as a reult of an accidental gunshot wound.
Birdsong accidently shot himself sometime between 11:00-11:47 a. m. Tuesday at his home. He told his mother he was trying to take the magazine off the rifle not realizing the gun was loaded nor that the safety was off. Birdsong was shot in the chest.
The Giles County Ambulance Service transported him to Giles County Hospital.
Birdsong is survived by his mother, Mrs. Emma Birdsong of Prospect and one brother, James Birdsong who is in the U. S. Coast Guard stationed at Mobile, Alabama.
Queen Ann Funeral Home is in charge of funeral arrangements which were incomplete at press time.

BIRDSONG, Clarence Sr. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 20 Jan 1987
Mr. Clarence Birdsong, Sr., 88, formerly of Pulaski, died Thursday, Jan. 15, 1987, in Donelson Hospital in Donelson, Tenn.
Funeral services were held Saturday, Jan. 17, at Bennett May Chapel with Rev. Michael O'Bannon officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Birdsong was the son of the late John Thomas and Elizabeth Butler Birdsong and was married to the late Jennie Lee Birdsong. He was a member of the Methodist church and was a retired routeman for Cardin Distributing Company.
Survivors include three sons, Clarence Jr., Henry and David Birdsong, all of Nashville; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Sara Cardin of Pulaski; one niece, Mrs. Mary Louise Williams of Pulaski.

BIRDSONG, Douglas McArthur (Mack) OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 29 Jul 1986
Douglas McArthur Birdsong, 42, of Elkton died Saturday, July 12, 1986 at Hillside Hospital. Funeral services were held Wednesday, July 16 at Queen Ann Funeral Home with burial in Elkton Cemetery.
He was the son of the late Mitchell and Mattie Flora Jones Birdsong and was married to Mrs. Alease Grigsby Birdsong.
Other survivors include four brothers, Harry and John Birdsong of Indiana, James Birdsong of Cleveland, Ohio, and Mitchell Birdsong of Pulaski; three sisters, Mrs. Florinda Birdsong, Pulaski, Mrs. Willodean Bond, Indiana and Mrs. Mattie Pearl Branson of Illinois; one foster brother, Frank Brown; one foster sister, Mrs. Marie Watkins, both of Nashville.

BIRDSONG, Edwin Hollis OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 25 Dec 1986
Mr. Edwin Hollis Birdsong, 42, of Lewisburg, died Tuesday, Dec. 16, 1986, at Lewisburg Community Hospital. Funeral services were held Wednesday, Dec. 17, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with William Suddarth officiating. Burial was in Elkton Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Birdsong was the son of the late Henry Thomas Birdsong. He was an employee of Walton Construction Company of Nashville.

Survivors include his mother, Mrs. Ruth C. Birdsong of Pulaski; one son, Jeff Birdsong of Pulaski; one daughter, Malynn Wessler of Elkton; six brothers, William, Robert and Tom Birdsong, all of Pulaski, Lane Birdsong of Elkton, Joe Mack Birdsong of Florida, Curtis Birdsong of Knoxville; one grandson.

BIRDSONG, Ethel OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 03 Jun 1986
Miss Ethel Birdsong, age 79, died at Maury County Hospital on Sat., May 31.
Funeral arrangements were at 10:30 a.m. Tues., June 3 at Bennett May Chapel with the Rev. Felix Snell officiating with burial in Maplewood Cemetery.
Survivors include Tully and Mae Abernathy Birdsong; 2 sisters, Mrs. Louise Prentice, Myrtle Beach, S.C., Mrs. Ruth Kelsey, Florence, Ala.; one brother, Tully Birdsong of Bluefield, Va.

BIRDSONG, Gordon Gilbert OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 31 Oct 1989
Dr. Gordon Gilbert Birdsong, 75, of Franklin, Va., a practicing physician of obstetrics and gynecology for 32 years, died July 6 1989.
Dr. Birdsong, a native of Pulaski and the son of the late Dr. Wallace G. Birdsong and Anna McCormick Birdsong of Pulaski and Pisgah, continued his practice until his retirement in 1985.
He was a member of the Tri-County Medical Society, Virginia State Medical Society, American Medical Society, American College of Obstetrics and Gynecologists, a former member of the Rotary Club and an avid salt water fisherman. He was a member of the Franklin Baptist Church.
Graveside services were held in July at Poplar Spring Cemetery with the Rev. Michael J. Clingenpeel officiating. Wright Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include his wife, Laura Stephens Birdsong; one daughter, Anne Gordon Birdsong of Richmong, Va.; a brother-in-law, Albert B. Choate of Pulaski; a niece, Mrs. James E. Mackey of Pulaski.

BIRDSONG, Henry Clyde OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 22 Dec 1982
Mr. Henry Clyde Birdsong, 91, Pulaski, died Wednesday, December 15, 1982 at Pulaski Health Care Center. Funeral services were held at 1:30 Friday, December 17 at Bennett-May Chapel with burial in Maplewood Cemetery, Marshall Moss officiating.
A native of Giles County he was the son of the late John Thomas and Betty Butler Birdsong and was married to the late Irene Scales Birdsong.
He is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Raymond Williams, Pulaski; one sister, Mrs. Clarence Cardin, Pulaski; one brother, Clarence Birdsong, all of Pulaski; and one niece and four nephews.

BIRDSONG, Henry Thomas OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 05 Jun 1984
Henry Thomas Birdsong, 70, Ardmore, died on Sunday, June 3, 1984, at Bradford Retirement Home, Pulaski.
A Tennessee native, he was the son of the late Henry C. and Eunice Thomas Birdsong. He was a retired farmer.
Funeral services were to be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 5, at Carr and Erwin Chapel, with burial in Maplewood Cemetery, Owen Lewter officiating.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Ruth C. Birdsong, Elkton; eight sons, Robert Birdsong, James Dwight Birdsong and Joe Mack, Bunker Hill, Thomas F. Birdsong and William Birdsong, Pulaski, Hollis Birdsong, Lewisburg, Curtis Birdsong, Chattanooga, and Lane Birdsong, Elkton; five sisters, Anna Dean Pearson, Shelbyville, Lillian Owen, Louisville, Kentucky, Mildred Owen, Miss Evelyn Birdsong and Virginia Bass, Pulaski; 16 grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

BIRDSONG, James Dwight OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 09 Apr 1985
James Dwight Birdsong of the Bunker Hill community, died Tuesday, April 2, 1985.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, April 3, at Carr and Erwin Chapel, with Owen Lewter officiating. Burial was in the Maplewood Cemetery.
Survivors include one son, Jamie Dwight Birdsong, and one daughter, Heather Dawn Birdsong, both of Diana; his mother, Annie Ruth Birdsong of Elkton; seven brothers, Robert Wayne Birdsong of Bunker Hill, Thomas Farrell and William Birdsong both of Pulaski, Hollis Birdsong of Lewisburg, Curtis Birdsong of Knoxville, Joe Mack Birdsong of Bunker Hill and Lane Birdsong.

BIRDSONG, Jennie Lee Scott OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 01 Feb 1984
Mrs. Clarence Birdsong, 86, died Sunday night at Pulaski Health Facility after a long illness. Funeral services were held at Bennett-May Funeral Home at 11 a. m. Tuesday, with burial in Maplewood Cemetery. The Rev. Paul Allen, pastor of First United Methodist Church officiating. A native of Waco, Texas, she was the former Jennie Lee Scott, daughter of David Lee and Jennie Anderson Scott, members of pioneer families of Maury and Giles counties. She taught school in Giles County and in Birmingham City Schools, and for twenty-five years was book-keeper and society editor of OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen,. She was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution, the United Daughters of the Confederacy, The American Legion Auxiliary and the First Methodist Church.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by three sons, Clarence B., Henry and David Birdsong, all of Nashville; one sister, Miss Edith Ralston Scott Franklin; six grandchildren, one great grandchild.

BIRDSONG, Jo Simmons OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 18 Feb 1981
Jo Simmons Birdsong, age 76. died Sunday evening of a heart attack at Giles County Hospital. At her request no funeral services were held and her body was donated for medical research to the MeHarry Medical School in Nashville. The family has requested that anyone wishing to made a memorial contribution to give to the American Heart Association or the Birdsong Scholarship Fund at Martin College, which was begun by the Girl Scouts last November.
Survivors include her husband, Taylor Birdsong and one brother James Simmons both of Pulaski along with several nieces and nephews.
Jo and Taylor Birdsong worked with the Girl Scout program for almost 30 years helping over 500 girls in their career as leaders. The annual Girl Scout Camp has been named Camp Birdsong due to the efforts of Mrs. Birdsong in getting a camp established.
Jo and Taylor also organized the Senior Citizens program here in Giles County and has been active in its development.

They were named the VFW Citizens of the Year in 1966. Jo taught Sunday School for many years and was the first woman in Tennessee to serve on a U. S. jury.


BIRDSONG, John Alexander Tracy City Newspaper 02 Oct 1981
TRACY CITY, Tenn. John Alexander Birdsong, 76, of Tracy City, died Tuesday in a hospital at South Pittsburg, Tenn.
A Giles County, Tennessee native, he was the son of the late John Wesley and Rillie Birdsong. Graveside services were to be held at 2 p. m. (CDT) today in Plainview Cemetery. The Rev. David Roberts was to officiate. Cumberland Funeral Home here is in charge.

BIRDSONG, John H., Sr. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 27 Aug 1980
Funeral services for a native Giles Countian, John H. Birdsong, Sr., 78, of Monroe, La., who died Friday, August 8 in St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital, in Houston, Tex. after a long illness, were held Saturday at 3:00 p. m. at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Monroe with burial in Memorial Park Cemetery in that city. The Rev. Riley Burton was the officiant.
Mr. Birdsong, a son of the late Dr. Wallace and Anna Birdsong, was a retired businessman with farming interests in Northeast Louisiana and in 1934 had established the Royal Feed and Seed Company. He was a graduate of Massey Military Academy, Pulaski and the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. From 1935 to 1976, he served as president of Ouachita Valley Fair Association, he was a lifetime member of the Northeast Louisiana Shriners, Graham-Surghnor Masonic Lodge 383, Delta Tau Delta and board of directors of the Salvation Army and former director of the Monroe Chamber of Commerce.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Ida Halford Birdsong; a son, John Birdsong, Jr. of Monroe; a daughter, Mrs. Jane Hayden of Monroe; a brother, Dr. Gordon Birdsong of Franklin, Va.; two sisters, Mrs. Martha Smith of Pulaski and Mrs. Nell Choate of Port St. Joe, Fla., and three grandchildren.

BIRDSONG, Mary Moore OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 06 Mar 1984
Mrs. Mary Moore Birdsong, age 70, of 505 Spofford Street, Pulaski, died March 14, 1984, at the Giles County Hospital.
Funeral services were held Friday, March 2, at 2 p. m. in the Carr and Erwin Chapel with Eugene Crawford officiating. Burial was in Giles Memory Gardens.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Birdsong was retired from Lee-Mar Shirt Company. She was the daughter of the late Sam and Verna Bevels Moore. Mrs. Birdsong was married to Mr. Charles Wilson (Billy) Birdsong, he survives.
Other survivors include, six sons, Harold, Bobby, Benny, Joe Birdsong, all of Pulaski, Roger Birdsong of South Dakota, Jimmy Birdsong of Arizona; two brothers, Morgan and Luther Moore, both of Elkton; 7 grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.
Carr and Erwin Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

BIRDSONG, Morris W. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 20 Sep 1988

Mr. Morris W. Birdsong, 40, of Goodspring, died Tuesday, Sept. 30, 1988, at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville. Funeral services were held Thursday, Sept. 15, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with Owen Lewter officiating. Burial was in Giles Memory Garden.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Birdsong was the son of the late James Freeman Birdsong. He was retired from Maremont Gabriel Corporation.
Survivors include his wife, Jean Ellen Birdsong of Goodspring; his mother, Willa Mae Birdsong of Bunker Hill; two brothers J. Glenn Birdsong of Decatur, Ala., Jerry L. Birdsong of Shelbyville; two sisters, Carol B. James of Athens, Ala., Deborah B. Griffin of Pulaski.

BIRDSONG, Ronald Brian OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 31 Mar 1987
Mr. Roland Brian Birdsong, 20, of Minor Hill, died Thursday, March 26, 1987, in an auto accident. Funeral services were held Friday, March 27, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with Rev. Richard Bowling and Rev. Mack Pinkelton officiating. Burial was in Minor Hill Cemetery.
Survivors include his parents, Jimmy and Diane Davis Birdsong of Minor Hill; one brother, Heath Birdsong of Minor Hill; two sisters, Dana and Heather Birdsong, both of Minor Hill; maternal grandfather, J. C. Davis of Minor Hill; paternal grandmother, Ida Mae Birdsong of Lawrenceburg.

BIRDSONG, Sam Allen OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 10 Jun 1986
Mr. Sam Allen Birdsong, 66, of Ardmore, Tenn., died Friday, June 6, 1986, at Maury County Hospital. Funeral services were held Saturday, June 7, at Taylor Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Bill Suddarth and Rev. James Hopkins officiating. Burial was in Elkton Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Birdsong was the son of the late Albert Eldon and Myrtle May Birdsong. He was a retired employee of NASA and was a member of the Elkton Methodist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Frances Birdsong; two daughters, Mrs. Donna Young of Pulaski, Mrs. Diane Reynolds of Ardmore; one brother, Albert E. Birdsong, Jr. of Elkton; five grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and one niece, Linda Birdsong of Elkton.

BIRDSONG, Thomas A. OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 26 Jul 1984
Thomas A. Birdsong, 71, Pulaski, died on Wednesday, July 25, 1984, at Giles County Hospital.
A native of Giles County, he was the son of the late Tulley and Mae Abernathy Birdsong. He was a retired educator and past superintendent of the Giles County School System. He was a member of First Methodist Church.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p. m. Friday, July 27, at Bennett-May Chapel, Paul Allen officiating, with burial in Maplewood Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Margaret Chapman Birdsong, Pulaski; one daughter, Beverly Birdsong, Hendersonville, Tennessee; two sons, Jerre Birdsong, St. Louis, Missouri and Thomas A. Birdsong, Jr., Bowling Green, Kentucky; three sisters, Miss Ethel Birdsong, Pulaski, Mrs. Evans Kelsey, Florence, Alabama, and Mrs. Loyd Prentice, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

BIRDSONG, Tullie Mae OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 30 Aug 1983

Miss Tullie Mae Birdsong, age 80, well-known former teacher, died after a short illness on August 26 at the Pulaski Health Care Center. As she requested, her remains were donated to the Vanderbilt Medical School for anatomical study.
Memorial services were conducted by the Rev. Paul Allen on Sunday, August 28, in the chapel of the Bennett-May Funeral Home.
Miss Birdsong was the daughter of the late Tully Birdsong and Mae Abernathy Birdsong. She was a graduate of Martin College and received her BS degree from George Peabody College where she did further graduate study towards the Master's Degree. After graduation from Peabody in 1928, she began a distinguished career of teaching in the secondary schools of Virginia, Georgia, Alabama and Tennessee. She returned to Pulaski and Giles County in 1943 where she taught until 1957 when ill health required her retirement.
A member of the First Methodist United Church, she also held membership in local, state and national educational organizations. Until recently she had worked with the local Red Cross Blood Mobile Service.
She is survived by four sisters, Miss Ethel Birdsong, Pulaski, Mrs. Frances Moore of Birmingham, Alabama, Mrs. Louise Prentice, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, Mrs. Ruth Kelsey, Florence, Alabama; and two brothers. Thomas A. Birdsong of Pulaski and Tully Birdsong of Bluefield, West Virginia, and several nieces and nephews.

BIRDSONG, Tully OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 07 Nov 1989
Mr. Tully Birdsong, 74, died Saturday, Oct. 28, 1989, at his home in Bluefield, West Virginia. Funeral services were held Tuesday, Oct. 31, at the Mercer Funeral Home Chapel in Bluefield with burial in that city.
Mr. Birdsong, a native of Giles County, was the son of the late Tully and Mae Abernathy Birdsong. He was retired from United Paper Company and was a member of the Trinity United Methodist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Thetys Martin Birdsong of Bluefield; one son, Tom Birdsong of Pittsburg, Penn.; one daughter, Terri Hoback of Poquoson, Va.; two sisters, Louise Prentice of Deland, Fla., Ruth Kelsey of Florence, Ala., two grandchildren.

BIRDSONG, Willa Mae OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 23 Mar 1983
Mrs. Willa Mae Birdsong, 73, Frankewing, died Sunday, March 20, 1983, at Giles County Hospital. Funeral services were held at 11 a. m. Tuesday, March 22, at Carr and Erwin Chapel, with burial in Frankewing Cemetery.
A Tennessee native, she was the daughter of the late Robert Lee and Bulah Mosley Follis and was married to the late Virgil Birdsong.
She is survived by one son, Dolphus Lee Birdsong, Pulaski; one daughter, Mrs. Robert L. Abernathy, Pulaski; one sister, Mrs. Eunice Harwell, Pulaski; three grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

BISHOP, Bessie Marie Finley OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 24 Apr 1986

Mrs. Bessie Marie Finley Bishop, 79, of Lawrenceburg, died Monday, April 21, 1986, at Crockett General Hospital. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 23, at North Funeral Home Chapel with Harry Agee and Bernie Harris officiating. Burial was in Shaw Cemetery.
A native of Texas, Mrs. Bishop was the daughter of the late Clarence A. and Sally Brown Finley and was married to the late Joseph J. Bishop. She was a member of New Prospect United Methodist Church.
Survivors include four daughters, Mrs. Lillie Mae Artman of Tullahoma, Mrs. Frances Nix of Lawrenceburg, Mrs. Jean Fisher of Elyria, Ohio, Mrs. Barbara Wray of Pulaski; two sons, Jack Bishop of Lawrenceburg, Bobby Bishop of Columbia; three sisters, Mrs. Edith Hooper, Mrs. Lusinda Stokes and Mrs. Mildred Carpenter, all of California; two brothers, James Finley of Oregon, George Finley of California; 11 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

BISHOP, Joseph J. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 03 Dec 1985
Mr. Joseph J. Bishop, 83, of Lawrenceburg, died Tuesday, November 26, 1985, at Crockett General Hospital.
Funeral services were held at 10 a. m. Friday, Nov. 29, at North Funeral Home Chapel with Harry Agee and Andy Brown officiating. Burial was in Shaw Cemetery.
A native of Lawrence County, he was the son of the late William Wiley and Ann McCaskill Bishop. He was a retired restaurant owner and operator.
Survivors include his wife, Bessie Finley Bishop of Lawrenceburg; four daughters, Lillie Mae Artman of Tullahoma, Frances Nix of Athens, Ala., Jean Fisher of Elyria, Ohio, Barbara Wray of Pulaski; two sons, Jack Bishop of Lawrenceburg, Bobby Bishop of Columbia; one sister, Lillie Cates of Lawrenceburg; 11 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.

BISHOP, Raymond J. (Shorty) OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 02 Jun 1988
Mr. Raymond J. (Shorty) Bishop died Saturday, May 7, 1988, at his home in Naples, Fla. Funeral services were held Tuesday, May 10, with burial in Naples Memorial Gardens.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Alice Parr Bishop of Naples; three daughters, Pat Griggs Green of Pulaski, Elaine Hamilton and Lorene Bee, both of Naples; one son, Ronnie Bishop of Naples; two brothers, Thomas Bishop of Naples, Kenneth Bishop of Lynnville; nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren.

BISHOP, Ted OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 16 Feb 1982
Funeral services for Ted Bishop, 46, of Route 5, Lawrenceburg, were held last Thursday, February 11 at Bethel Baptist Church in Lawrence County. Reverend Ted Huntley officiated and burial followed in Bethel Cemetery. Carr and Erwin Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Bishop died at his home after an extended illness on Tuesday, February 9, 1982. He had been a former corn-crusher operator.
A native of Tennessee, Mr. Bishop is survived by his wife, Bernice Johnson Bishop of Pulaski, and his parents, A. C. and Opal Shelton Bishop, of Giles County.
Additional survivors are, one son Pee Wee Bishop of Pulaski; three brothers, Fred Bishop of Belleville, Michigan, Bobby and Jerry Bishop, both of Giles County; and two sisters, Frances Routon of Okeechobee, Florida; and Nell Watson of Gallatin.


BIVENS, Thomas Howard OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 9 Dec 1981
Thomas Howard Bivens, 29, of Lawrenceburg died Saturday, December 5 at Metro General Hospital, Nashville. Funeral services were held Tuesday at 2:30 p.m at North Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Billy Murphy and the Rev. Charles Green. Interment was in Fall River Cemetery.
Mr. Bivens, a Lawrence County native, was employed at Murray-Ohio Manufacturing Company.
Survivors include his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Mitchell O. Bivens, Lawrenceburg; brothers, Troy W. Bivens, Lawrenceburg, Robert E. Bivens and David A. Bivens, Leoma; three sisters, Miss Rosie Nell Bivens and Mrs. Betty Louise Steadman, Leoma, and Mrs. Thelma Marie Jones, Goodspring; paternal grandmother, Mrs. Mattie Louise Bivens, Lawrenceburg; and maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Taylor Gibson, Leoma.

BLACK, James William OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 12 Jun 1984
James William Black, 62, Route 1, Lynnville, died on Friday, June 8, 1984, at Veterans Hospital, Nashville.
A native of Giles County, he was the son of the late Ress Sloan Black. He was an auto mechanic and a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Columbia.
Funeral services were held at 3:30 p. m. Sunday, June 10, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Billy Dawson officiating, with burial in Lynnwood Cemetery, Lynnville.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Norice Black, Lynnville; one daughter, Miss Beverly Lynn Black, Lynnville; two sons, Larry Wilson McCarty, Lynnville and Charles Allen McCarty, Edwards, California; his mother, Mrs. Florence Wiser, Columbia; one sister, Mrs. Mable Hunter, Pulaski; two brothers, Julius Black, Pulaski, and Thomas Black, Michigan; and three grandchildren.

BLACK, Joe Leslie OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 12 Mar 1985
Joe Leslie Black, 44, died Thursday, March 7, 1985, at his residence. Funeral services were held at noon Sunday, March 10, at Jordan Funeral Home with burial in Chestnut Grove Cemetery.
Survivors include his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Black, Lynnville; five sisters, Mary Coffey, Dellrose, Joanna Perry, Mamie Black, both of Lynnville, Nancy Black, Cornersville, and Velma Breaden, Louisiana; six brothers, Lee Andrew and Charlie Black, both of Lynnville, Amuel, Clarence and Solon Black of Nashville and Thomas Black of Michigan.

BLACK, Margaret Thomas OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 26 Jan 1988
Mrs. Margaret T. Black, 74, of Lynnville, died Thursday, Jan. 21, 1988, at her residence. Funeral services were held Sunday, Jan. 24, at Jordan Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. George Ridley officiating. Burial was in Chicken Creek Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Black was the daughter of the late Clay and Ann Thomas. She was a member of the Round Hill Missionary Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband, Andrew Black; six sons, Lee Andrew, Charlie and Solon Black, all of Lynnville, Clarence and Amuel Black, both of Nashville, Thomas Black of Bourbon, Mich.; five daughters, Mrs. Mary Covey of Delrose, Mrs. Mamie Cotham and Mrs. JoAnna Perry, both of Lynnville, Mrs. Nancy Martin of Cornersville, Mrs. Velma Braden of Leesville, La.; two sisters, Mrs. Amy Willingham of Pulaski, Mrs. Edna Sherrill of Nashville.

BLACKBURN, Annie Ruth OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 24 Feb 1982
Mrs. Annie Ruth Blackburn, 56, died on Wednesday, February 17, 1982, at UT Medical Center, Knoxville.
A native of Giles County, she was the daughter of the late Coley and Beulah Hall Pierce.
Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Saturday, February 20, at Cornersville Chapel, with burial in Beechwood Cemetery, Cornersville Funeral Home in charge.
Survivors include one son, Jerry Blackburn, Sweetwater; three daughters, Janice and Sandra of Knoxville, and Charlene Blackburn, Oak Ridge; a step-father, J. C. Farrar, Brick Church, and two step-brothers, Leonard Farrar, Brick Church and Harold Farrar of the Odd Fellows Hall Community.

BLACKBURN, Ella Wagstaff OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 25 Mar 1986
Mrs. Ella Wagstaff Blackburn, 88, of Lynnville, died Wednesday, March 19, 1986, at Lewisburg Community Hospital. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Friday, March 21, at Bennett May Chapel with Al May officiating. Burial was in Lynnwood Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Blackburn was the daughter of the late R. L. and Mary Alice Isaacs Wagstaff and was married to the late Sam Blackburn.
Survivors include one daughters, Mrs. Dorothy Smiley of Lynnville; one granddaughter and one grandson.

BLACKBURN, Jon Michael OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 15 Jan 1985
Jon Michael Blackburn, 2, of Route 1, Goodspring, TN, died January 11, 1985, at his home. Graveside funeral services were held January 13 at 2:00 p. m. at Giles Memory Gardens with Mack Pinkelton officiating. Carr and Erwin Funeral Home was in charge.
Survivors include his parents, Michael and Jeri Edwards Blackburn of Goodspring; one brother, Chris Blackburn of Goodspring; his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. John Blackburn of Pulaski and Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Edwards of Frankewing.

BLACKMAN, Martha Williams OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 11 Oct 1988
Mrs. Martha Williams Blackman, 71, of Pulaski, died Tuesday, Oct. 4, 1988, at Pulaski Health Care Center. Funeral services were held Wednesday, Oct. 5, at Bennett May Chapel with Dr. David Miller officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Blackman was the daughter of the late Edwin E. and Brownie Aymett Williams. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Pulaski.
Survivors include her husband, Jack Blackman of Pulaski; one daugther, Susan B. Sims of Pulaski; one son, Ed Blackman of St. Charles, Ill.; two grandchildren; step-mother, Mrs. Sybil Williams of Pulaski.

BLACKWELL, William Leo (Bill) OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 26 Apr 1988

Mr. William Leo (Bill) Blackwell died Tuesday, April 19, 1988, at ECM Hospital after a short illness. Funeral services were held Friday, April 22, at North Funeral Home in Lawrenceburg with burial in Loretto Memorial Gardens.
Survivors include his wife, Betty Blackwell; one son, William (Billy) Blackwell of Lawrenceburg; mother, Vernie Blackwell of Lawrenceburg; one brother, Charles Blackwell of Killen, Ala.

BLADE, Herbert Estel OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 21 Apr 1987
Mr. Herbert Estel Blade, 55, of Elkton, died Saturday, April 18, 1987, at Hillside Hospital. Funeral services were held Monday, April 20, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with William Suddarth officiating. Burial was in Elkton Cemetery.
Mr. Blade was a native of Giles County. He was a veteran of the Korean War and was a self-employed electrician.
Survivors include his wife, Mary F. Blade of Elkton; one son, Barry Glynn Blade of Elkton; four daughters, Mrs. Alice Fox Crabtree, Betty Gayle and Margaret Ann Blade, all of Elkton, Pamela Jo Blade of Pulaski; two brothers, Bud and Wesley Blade, both of Columbia; one sister, Sue Bishop of Florida; one grandchild.

BLADE, Hubert Lee OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 17 Sep 1980
Funeral services were conducted for Hubert Lee Blade, 81, of Pulaski Tuesday, September 16 at Carr and Erwin Chapel at 11:00 a. m. by the Rev. Joe Herbert Bishop. Interment was in Giles Memory Gardens. Mr. Blade died Sunday in Giles County Hospital.
A retired farmer, Mr. Blade was a native of Tennessee, the son of the late Gooley and Josephine Prater Blade.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Nannie Fralix Blade; three sons, Wesley Blade and Bud Blade, Columbia and Beaty Blade, Elkton; a daughter, Mamie Sue Blade, Florida; a brother, Vester Blade, Pulaski; a sister, Mrs. Selina Story, Pulaski; 17 grandchildren; 29 great grandchildren and one great great grandchild.

BLADE, William Vester OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 10 Dec 1980
Funeral services for William Vester Blade, 85, of Route 6, Pulaski, who died Tuesday, December 9, 1980, in Vanderbilt Hospital, were held Wednesday at 3:00 p. m. at Bennett-May Chapel by the Rev. Mack Pinkelton. Burial was in Scotts Hill Cemetery.
Mr. Blade, a Giles County native, was a retired employee of Lee-Mar Shirt Company. He was a member of Scotts Hill Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Mattie Dickey Blade; six daughters, Mrs. Lera Clemmons, Birmingham, Ala., Mrs. Lavada Raymond, Nashville, Mrs. Jewell Collins, Mrs. Virginia Kelley, Miss Doris Blade and Mrs. Barbara McGill, Pulaski; three sons, William E. Blade, South Bend, Ind., Elba Blade, Nashville and Frank Blade, Lawrenceburg; three step-daughters, Mrs. Ruth Minor, Mrs. Louvenia Burton and Mrs. Louise Allen, Pulaski; four step-sons, Williiie James Chapman, Louisville, Ky., John Morris Chapman and Junior Chapman, Pulaski and W. C. Chapman, Cullman, Ala.; a sister, Mrs. Selena Storey, Pulaski; and 29 grandchildren.

BLALOCK, Allen OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 19 Jul 1988

A young Marshall County man was killed Sunday night when his car overturned on Carr Hill Road in northern Giles County.
He was identified as Lance Allen Blalock, 18, of Route 2, Lewisburg. Authorities said that young Blalock apparently lost control of his car sometime during the night, and the vehicle left the road and overturned-throwing him clear of the wreckage.
The accident wsa spotted by a passerby shortly before 4 a.m. Monday and young Blalock was dead on arrival at Hillside Hospital.

BLANCO, Victor OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 07 Apr 1982
Victor Blanco, 90, Pulaski, died on Saturday, April 3, 1982, at Ardmore Nursing Home.
A native of Spain, he was the son of the late Juan and Inocencia Blanco. He was a retired industrialist and a member of the Catholic Church of the Immaculate Conception.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 4, at Bennett-May Chapel with burial in Maplewood Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Luz M. Blanco, Pulaski; one son, Albert S. Blanco, Pulaski; and three grandchildren.

BLASINGIM, Emmett Harold OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 24 Aug 1982
Emmett Harold Blasingim, 67, of Chatsworth, Illinois, died on Thursday, August 19, 1982, at Mercy Hospital in Urbana, Illinois.
A native of Florida, he was the son of the late Allen Grady and Etta Lura Stovall Blasingim. He was retired from Seibert County in Chenoa, Ill.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, August 22, at Carr and Erwin Chapel , with burial in Giles Memory Garden, Granville Tyler officiating.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Elise Surles Blasingim, Chatsworth, Illinois; one son, David Blasingim, Kankakee, Illinois; two daughters, Carolyn (Mrs. Jerry) Barrett, Chatsworth, and Elizabeth (Mrs James) Emberton, Fairbury, Illinois; one brother, Edwin N. Blasingim, Miami, Florida; one sisters, Mrs. Jessie Mae Stover, Decatur, Alabama; a half-sister, Mary Lou Blasingim; and five grandchildren.

BLASINGIM, Lovett Kelsey OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 22 May 1984
Lovett Kelsey Blasingim, 80, Route 1, Prospect, died on Wednesday, May 16, 1984, at Shoals Hospital in Sheffield, Alabama.
A native of Giles County, he was the son of the late Lovett Thornton and Mary Lou Kelsey Blasingim. He was a retired farmer.
Funeral services were held at 2 p. m. Friday, May 18, at Carr and Erwin Chapel, Billy Langford officiating, with burial in Stella Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Lula L.Hannah Blaskingim, Prospect; two sons, Gene Blasingim, Prospect, and Ray Blasingim, Florence, Alabama; one brother, Billy Blasingim, Miami, Florida; one sister, Anna Lou Newton, Pulaski; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

BLEDSOE, Bee OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, __ Oct 1985

Mr. Bee Bledsoe, 72, of Route 6, Pulaski, TN, died October 3, 1985, at his home. Funeral services were held October 6 at 11 a. m. at Queen Ann Funeral Home with Rev. John Tucker officiating. Burial was in Rocky Mount Cemetery with Queen Ann Funeral Home in charge.
A native and lifelong resident of Giles County, Mr. Bledsoe was the son of the late Milton and Annie Lee Bell Bledsoe. He was the husband of Mrs. Lura Brown Bledsoe. Mr. Bledsoe was a farmer.
Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. Annie Ruth Garrison, Mrs. Lula Mae Reynolds, and Mrs. Roberta Martin; five sons, Billie, Eugene, Paul and David Bledsoe, all of Evanston, Ill., and Richard Bledsoe of Chicago, Ill.; one sister, Mrs. Lillie Paxton of Pulaski; four brothers, Sims Bledsoe of Chattanooga, James Bledsoe of St. Louis, Mo., Morris Bledsoe of Grand Rapids, MI, and Horace Bledsoe of Alabama; and several grandchildren.

BLEDSOE, Bert OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 15 Jul 1981
A native of Giles County, Bert Bledsoe, 82, of Petersburg, died Monday, July 13 in Baptist Hospital, Nashville. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday at 2:30 p. m. at Ralston-Brown-McCauley Chapel in Petersburg with burial in Lynnwood Cemetery, Lynnville. The Rev. Bud Alexander and the Rev. William Moss were the officiants.
Mr. Bledsoe was a retired farmer and an employee of the W. A. Young Construction Co. He was the son of the late John H. and Loueva Bearden Bledsoe.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Eugenia Evans Bledsoe, several nieces and nephews.
BLEDSOE, Eleanor Mitchell OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 26 May 1982
Mrs. Eleanor Mitchell Bledsoe, 71, of Route 1, Dellrose, died on Monday, May 24, 1982, at Lincoln County Hospital.
A Lincoln County native, she was the daughter of the late Elbert and Maudie Harrison Gatlin.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 25 at Ralston-Brown-McCauley Funeral Home in Fayetteville with burial in Wright Cemetery, Dwight Bledsoe officaiting.
Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Patt Criek, and two sons, Lester Mitchell and Joe D. Mitchell, all of Fayetteville; nine grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

BLEDSOE, James Edwin OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 09 Mar 1982
Funeral services for James Edwin Bledsoe, 66, of Frankewing were held at 10:30 Monday, March 8 at Carr and Erwin Chapel. Burial was in Bradshaw Cemetery. Dwight Bledsoe officiated.
Mr. Bledsoe died Sunday, March 7 in Hillview Haven Health Center in Columbia. He was the son of the late Joe and Ivy Merrill Bledsoe. He was a retiree from the Railroad and a World War II veteran. One brother, J. M. Bledsoe of Pulaski survives.

BLEDSOE, Joe Maurice OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 12 Sep 1989
Mr. Joe Maurice Bledsoe, 82, of Pulaski, died Wednesday, Sept. 6, 1989, at Lincoln County Regional Hospital in Fayetteville. Funeral services were held Friday, Sept. 8, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with David Spencer officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.

A native of Giles County, Mr. Bledsoe was the son of Joe and Ivy Merrill Bledsoe. He was a veteran of World War II and retired operator of well-digging machines.
Survivors include one step-son, Edwin Burns of Missouri; five step-daughters, Mrs. Johnson Harwell of Pulaski, Mrs. Geneva Bledsoe and Mrs. Gwen Stone, both of Murfreesboro, Mrs. Betty Hollingsworth of Lewisburg, and Mrs. Marvin Scribner of Illinois; 13 step-grandchildren.

BLEDSOE, Judy Rogers OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 23 Apr 1985
Mrs. Judy Rogers Bledsoe, 26, of Shelbyville, died Thursday, April 11, 1985, in Vanderbilt Hospital, Nashville, after a long illness.
A native of Bedford County, she was employed as a typesetter for Dabora Corporation.
Funeral services were held at 1:30 p. m. Saturday, April 13, at South Side Baptist Church in Shelbyville. Burial was in Hillcrest Memorial Garden. M. Ray Winsett and Charles Brown officiated the services.
Survivors include her husband, Robert Bledsoe of Shelbyville; her parents, Paul J. and Inez Smith Rogers of Shelbyville; one brother, Michael Rogers of Shelbyville; one sister, Mrs. Rita Huffer of Shelbyville; and her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Arnold of Shelbyville.

BLEDSOE, Kate Wright OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 29 Nov 1989
Mrs. Kate Wright Bledsoe, 90, died Wednesday, Nov. 23, 1988 at Hillside Hospital. Funeral services were held Thursday, Nov. 24, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with Dwight Bledsoe officiating. Burial was in Bradshaw Cemetery.
A native of Lincoln County, Mrs. Bledsoe was the daughter of John William and Susan Reed Wright. She was married to the late Auvie Bledsoe.
Surviovrs include one son, William A. Bledsoe of Pulaski; one daughter, Mrs. Jean Ramer, Pulaski; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

BLEDSOE, Ruth Ophelia OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 05 Sep 1989
Mrs. Ruth Ophelia Bledsoe, 65, died Thursday, August 31, 1989, at Hillside Hospital. Funeral services were held Sunday, Sept. 3, at Union Hill Missionary Baptist Church in Elkton with the Rev. George Moore, Jr. officiating. Burial was in Elkton Cemetery. Queen Ann Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Bledsoe was the daughter of the late Dan and Marcella Bridgeforth White. She was a member of Union Hill Missionary Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband, Adolph Bledsoe of Elkton; two sons, Thomas Lewis Bledsoe of Elkton, Lorinza Bledsoe of Nashville; two sisters, Lula B. Driver of Indianapolis, Ind., Laura E. Massey of Elkton; two brothers, Thomas A. White of Louisville, Ky., David L. White, Indianapolis; eight grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

BLITON, Clara Elizabeth Green OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 25 May 1983
Clara Elizabeth Green Bliton, 72, Westport, Indiana, died May 20, 1983 in Greensburg, Indiana.
She was the wife of Paul Bliton and daughter of the late James Newton and Alma Hamlett Green.

Graveside services were held Sunday, May 22, 1983 in Mt. Moriah Cemetery, Rev. Mack Pinkelton officiating.
Survivors include her husband, Paul Bliton, Greensburg, Ind.; step-mother, Mrs. Lillian Green, Pulaski; one sister, Mrs. Katherine Green, Nashville, two brothers, Robert N. Green, Gurnee, Ill., and James C. Green, of Harrison, Tenn.

BOATRIGHT, Elsie OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 02 Feb 1983
Mrs. Elsie Boatright, 91, Clarksville, died Thursday, February 24, 1983 in that city. Funeral services were held at 2 p. m. Saturday, February 26 at Cornersville Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Lynnwood Cemetery, Bill Young officiating.
A native of Giles County, she was the daughter of the late F. W. and Leona Beck Wolaver and was married to the late T. L. Boatright.
She is survived by four daughters, Mrs. Katherine Watson, Clarksville, Mrs. Helen Bowers and Mrs. Florence Nelms, both of Cornersville, and Mrs. Betty Odeneal, Pulaski; two sons, Eric Boatright, Hot Springs, Ark., and Jim Boatright, Nashville; one sister, Mrs. Lola Worsham, Lewisburg; two grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

BOATRIGHT, Floyd A. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 05 Aug 1986
Mr. Floyd Alexander Boatright, 75, of Pulaski, died Saturday, Aug. 2, 1986, at Hillside Hospital. Funeral services were held Monday, Aug. 4, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with Paul Webb and G. C. Fox officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Boatright was the son of the late Ernie English and Mary Lee Birdsong Boatright. He was a retired farmer.
Survivors include his wife, Alice Boatright of Pulaski; one daughter, Pearl Eslick of Pulaski; two brothers, Ralph and Dean Boatright, both of Lynnville; one sister, Peggy Ingram of Aymett Town; two grandchildren.

BOATRIGHT, Gertrude Chaffin OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 30 Jan 1980
Funeral services for Mrs. Gertrude Boatright, 87, of Route 1, Lynnville were conducted Tuesday afternoon, January 27, at 1:00 o'clock at Bennett-May Chapel by Church of Christ minister, Brown Foster. Burial was in Gibsonville Cemetery. Mrs. Boatright died Sunday in Giles County Hospital.
A member of the Church of Christ and a retired employee of the Campbellsville School Cafeteria, she was a Giles County native, daughter of the late Tom and Dora Trice Chaffin, and was married to the late Edward Franklin Boatright.
Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Coell Shelby of Pulaski and Mrs. John Lane of Lynnville; four grandchildren and six great grandchildren.


BOATRIGHT, Mary Lee Birdsong OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 07 May 1980

Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Lee Boatright, 88, a resident of Fairhaven Nursing Home, who died Tuesday, May 6 at Giles County Hospital, will be held Thursday (today) at 1:00 p.m. at Carr and Erwin Chapel by the Rev. Frank Rouse. Interment was in Lynnwood Cemetery, Lynnville.
A Giles County native, Mrs. Boatright was the daughter of the late John Wesley and Rilla Hollis Birdsong and was the wife of the late Ernie English Boatright.
Survivors include three sons, Floyd Boatright, Dean Boatright, and Ralph Boatright, Pulaski; a daughter, Mrs. Peggy Ingram, Pulaski; a brother, Alexander Birdsong, Tracey City; 15 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

BOAZ, Joe Wayland OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 19 Apr 1988
Mr. Joe Wayland Boaz, 64, of Pulaski, died Friday, April 15, 1988, at Southern Hills Hospital in Nashville. Funeral services were held Saturday, April 16, at Bennett May Chapel with Floyd Farris officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Boaz was the son of the late Jeffrey James and Zana Parks Boaz. He was a member of the Second Street Church of Christ and was a retired grocery store owner.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Susie Jenkins Boaz of Pulaski; two sisters, Mrs. Lucille Pierce of Pulaski, Mrs. Elizabeth Trammell of Goodlettsville; one brothers, Lindsey Boaz of Campbellsville.

BOAZ, Rev. Russell OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 28 May 1987
Rev. Russell Boaz, former pastor of Trinity Circuit and other churches in the Tennessee Conference died recently at his home in Orlando, Fla., after an extended illness.
Survivors include his wife, Ruth Boaz; one daughter, Betsy, and three grandchildren.

BOLDIN, Larry George OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 26 Sep 1985
Larry George Boldin of Route 1, Ardmore, TN., died at Hillside Hospital in Pulaski on Sept. 17, 1985. He was 88 years old.
Services were Sept. 19 at Taylor Funeral Home Chapel in Ardmore with the Rev. Lynn Marshall officiating. Burial was in Gatlin Cemetery.
A native of Lincoln County, Mr. Boldin lived in the Ardmore area for all of his life. He was the son of the late William and Mollie Cross Boldin and the husband of the late Beulah Lewter Boldin.
He was a retired farmer. Survivors include two sons, Woodrow Boldin of Ardmore, and Floyd Boldin of Augusta, Ga.; daughter, Mrs. Jean White of Columbia; five grandchildren; four great grandchildren.

BOLDIN, Willie D. OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 02 Mar 1989
Willie D. Boldin, former resident of Giles County, died Friday, Feb. 24 in Westside Veterans Hospital in Chicago. Funeral services were held Tuesday, Feb. 28 in Calumet City, Ill.
Survivors include his wife, Bunnie Lou Boldin of Calumet City, Ill.; a daughter, Violet Marie Lawson of Giles County and nine other children.

BOLTON, Tullie Benson OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 09 Aug 1983

Mr. Tullie Benson Bolton, age 77, of Route 4, Pulaski, died August 4, 1983, at the Giles County Hospital.
Funeral services were held at Carr and Erwin Chapel, Saturday, August 6 at 2:00 p.m. with the Rev. Clarence K. Stewart officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Bolton was a retired carpenter. He was the son of the late William Henry and Zora Ayers Bolton.
Survivors include, his wife, Bensie Lou Mitchell Bolton of Pulaski; three sons, Charles Bolton of Columbia, James Bolton of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Tommy Bolton of Pulaski; two daughters, Juanita Bolton, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Tula Mitchell of Huntsville, Alabama; two brothers, Wendell Bolton of Huntsville, Malcolm Bolton of Athens, Alabama; two sisters, Clara Rogers of Ardmore, Lavania Pyle of Huntsville; seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

BONACHEA, Noemi OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 15 Sep 1987
Mrs. Noemi Bonachea, 82, of Pulaski, died Sunday, Sept. 6, 1987, at Meadowbrook Nursing Home. Memorial services were held Tuesday, Sept. 8, at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Pulaski, conducted by Father Tom Field. Bennett May Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
A native of Havana, Cuba, Mrs. Bonachea was the daughter of the late R. L. and Elisa Lopez Del Rincon Bonachea. She was a member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church.
Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Neomi C. Blanco of Pulaski; three grandchildren; one sister, Miss Elisa Bonachea of Pulaski; several nieces and nephews.

BOONE, Charles OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 07 Jul 1987
Mr. Charles Boone, 42, of Toledo, Ohio, died Sunday, June 28, 1987, in that city. Funeral services were held Tuesday, June 30, at Anesbert-West Funeral Home in Ohio, with burial in that state.
Survivors include his parents, James Thomas and Marie Watkins Boone of Ohio; three brothers, Glen, Wade and Larry Boone, all of Ohio; two sisters, Lisa Strickland and Linda Strassner, both of Ohio.

BOONE, Grady OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 11 Jan 1981
Funeral services for Grady Boone, 65, of Route 3, Pulaski, who died Thursday, January 29, in Giles County Hospital, were conducted Friday at 2:00 p.m. at Bennett-May Chapel with the Rev. Mack Pinkelton the officiant. Burial followed in Maplewood Cemetery.
Mr. Boone, a native of Giles County, was the son of J. R. and Ethel Harwell Boone. He was employed as a cutter at Genesco, Inc., and held membership in the Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Frances Gowan Boone; two sons, William Boone and Wayne Boone, Pulaski; two brothers, Claude Boone, Pulaski and Tyson Boone, Modesto, Cal.; three sisters, Mrs. Allie Mae Archer and Mrs. Roselle Porter, Pulaski and Mrs. Deweese Davis, Modesto.

BOONE, Lottie Mae OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 11 Oct 1983
Miss Lottie Mae Boone, age 61, of 2141 Belcourt Avenue, Nashville, died October 7, 1983, at the West Side Hospital in Nashville.

Funeral services were held at the Carr and Erwin Chapel Sunday, October 9 at 3:00 p.m. with James D. Nave officiating. Burial was in the Shores Cemetery.
Miss Boone was a native of Giles County.
Survivors include, her mother, Callie Rutherford of the Shores Community; two brothers, Willard Boone of Oliver Springs, Tenn., and John T. Boone of Toledo, Ohio; three sisters, Opalene Gooch, Mrs. Dean Dodge, both of Pulaski, and Aulerne Harmon of Nashville.

BOOTH, Fred Stone OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 27 Feb 1980
Dr. Fred Stone Booth, 49, died on Sunday, February 24, 1980, at his home in Wise, Va.
Services were to be held at 2 p. m. today (Wed.), February 27, in the Sturgill Funeral Home Chapel of Memories. Entombment was to be at Powell Valley Memorial Garden in Wise.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Carol Laird Booth; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred S. Booth of Pulaski; four daughters, Elizabeth Carolyn Booth of Wise, Rebecca Booth, Ladye Evelyn Booth, and Cecil Ann Booth, all of Louisville, Ky.; and one brother, Thomas Booth of Mendota, Va..
He was a graduate of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine.

BOOTH, Lila Wilson OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 13 Aug 1980
Mrs. Lila Wilson Booth, 82, widow of John R. Booth formerly of Giles County, died in Humboldt, Tennessee, July 23 after an extended illness.
Services were conducted at Hunt Funeral Home in Humboldt with burial in Maplewood Cemetery, Pulaski.
She is survived by a son, John W. Booth, Humboldt, two grandchildren and one step-daughter, Mrs. Frances Buchanan of Minor Hill.

BOOTH, Roxie Elinor OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen,16 Dec 1982
Graveside services for Giles County native Mrs. Roxie Elinor Booth, 81, of Birmingham, Ala., were held at 11:00 on Monday, February 15, at Maplewood Cemetery with the Reverend Hoyt Logan officiating. Bennett-May Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Booth died on February 13, 1982 at St. Vincent Hospital in Birmingham. She was married to the late Fagan Booth and the daughter of the late Charlie and Pearl Mitchell Elinor.
Mrs. Booth was a retired secretary of T. M Booth's and Son Produce of Pulaski.
She is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Elinor Whiddon of Birmingham; one step-son, Fred S. Booth of Pulaski; three sisters, Mrs. Annie Culver of Dresden, Tenn., Mrs. Faye Clayton of Tampa, Fla., and Mrs. Lillian Reynolds of Palmersville, Tenn.; two brothers, Alton Elinor of McKenzie, Tenn. and Ottis Elinor of Memphis, Tenn.
Four grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren also survive her.

BOSHERS, Romeo D. OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 27 Dec 1984
A Giles County native died Monday after the car he drove apparently struck another vehicle head on near Centerville.
Romeo D. Boshers, 54, of Route 1, Lyles, was traveling west on Highway 100 about 13 miles east of Centerville when he reportedly crossed the center line and struck a truck driven by Gary White, of Route 2, Lyles, according to the report.

Mr. Boshers was taken to St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville, where he died of injuries sustained in the collision. White was uninjured in the crash.
Services for Mr. Boshers were Thursday at 3 p.m. in Bennett-May Funeral Home with the Revs. Steven Marker, Bill Morris and Clarence Stewart officiating. Burial was in Mt. Moriah Cemetery.
He was the son of the late Dewey Boshers. He was a retired Air Force veteran who served in the Korean war and was a nurse at Turney Center in Only.
Other survivors includes his wife, Sue Boshers of Lyles; his mother, Mrs. Thelma Brewer of Pulaski; three daughters, Barbara Boshers and Debbie Abernathy, both of Pulaski, and Tonya Boshers of Lamar, S.C.; four sons, Lynn Boshers of Laport, Ind., Dewey Boshers of Pulaski, Troy Boshers of Warner Robbins Air Force Base in Warner Robbins, Ga., and Chris Boshers of Columbia; three step-daughters; two step-sons; and 10 grandchildren.

BOTTOMS, Lola Rippy OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 27 Apr 1983
Mrs. Lola Bottoms, 78, Huntsville, Ala., died Thursday, April 21, 1983, at Whitesburg Manor Nursing Home in that city. Funeral services were held Sun., April 24 at Westlawn Baptist Church with burial in Elliott Cemetery, Ardmore, with Phil Moyers officiating.
She is survived by her husband, Floyd Bottoms, Huntsville; two daughters, Mrs. Lorene Braly, Pulaski and Mrs. Bernard Roland, Denver, Colo.; two brothers, John Rippy, Columbia, and Joe Rippy, Atlanta; one sister, Mrs. Pearl Speers, Lawrenceburg; four grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

BOWEN, Annie Butcher OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 03 Sep Aug 1985
Annie Butcher Bowen, 64, died Thursday, Aug. 29, 1985, at Merrihill Nursing Home in Lewisburg.
She was the daughter of the late Nick and Ruth Grandige Butcher and was married to the late Joe T. Bowen.
Funeral services were held Saturday, Aug. 31, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with burial in Bryant Cemetery.
Survivors include four sons, Joe, Jackie, Lyndal and Richard Bowen, all of Lewisburg; one brother, Mitchell Butcher of Pulaski; five sisters, Katie Aymett, Sadie Butcher and Millie Phillips, all of Pulaski, Eloise Hollingsworth of Park City, Tenn., Dena Butcher of Nashville; four grandchildren and six step-grandchildren.

BOWEN, Charles Anthony OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 09 Mar 1982
Funeral services for Charles Anthony Bowen, 23, of Route 1, Pulaski were held at 2:00 p. m. Friday, March 5 at Carr and Erwin Chapel. Burial in Lynnwood Cemetery. Rev. Mack Pinkelton officiated.
Born in Marshall County April 10, 1958, the son of Leon and Lula Mae Hendrix Bowen. Mr. Bowen died at his home Wednesday March 3. He was employed at Maremont Gabriel.

BOWEN, Dannie Lucille OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 04 Sep 1984

Mrs. Dannie Lucille Bowen, 73, Pulaski, died on Monday September 3, 1984, at Scott Memorial Hospital in Lawrenceburg.
A native of Giles County, she was married to the late David Bowen.
Funeral services were to be held at 2 p. m. Tuesday, September 4, at Carr and Erwin Chapel, with burial in Maplewood Cemetery, Bill Morris officiating.
Survivors include three sons, Danny Bowen, Richard Bowen and Larry Bowen, all of Pulaski; two sisters, Mackie Arnett, Alabama, and Melba Chick, Florida; and nine grandchildren.

BOWEN, George OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 07 Nov 1989
Mr. George Bowen, 80, of Summertown, died Sunday, Nov. 5, 1989, at Lawrenceburg Health Care Center.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, Nov. 7, at North Funeral Home Chapel with Thomas Mattox officiating. Burial was in Lawrence County Memorial Gardens.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Bowen was the son of the late George and Annie Lee Range Bowen and was married to the late Lottie Green Bowen. He was a retired track supervisor for the railroad and a member of Summertown Baptist Church.
Survivors include four daughters, Peggy Semanek of Stella, Claudie Polpill of Melbourne, Fla., Sue Putman of Ethridge, Ellen Bowen of Summertown; one son, G. W. Bowen of Summertown; 10 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

BOWEN, Lottie Green OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 9 Jul 1980
Mrs. Lottie Green Bowen, 68, of Route 2 Summertown died Wednesday, July 16 at Park View Hospital in Nashville.
Funeral services will be held Friday at 10:00 a. m. at North Funeral Home with burial in Lawrence County Memorial Gardens. Bro. Cog Marbut will conduct the service.
Mrs. Bowen was the daughter of the late Howell and Rosa Ann Brewer Green.
Survivors include her husband, George Bowen, Sr. of Summertown; five daughters, Mrs. Peggy Semanek of Prospect, Mrs. Claudia Pompili, Melbourne, Fla., Mrs. Sue Putman, Ethridge, Mrs. Mae Simmons, Minor Hill, Miss Elen Bowen, Summertown; one son, George Bowen, Jr., Summertown; five sisters, Mrs. Hazel Grinnel, Mrs. Oscar Grinnel, Lawrenceburg, Mrs. Ann Dickey, Mrs. Elizabeth Barnett, Mrs. Shelby Vernon, all of Pulaski; two brothers, Flavel Green and Aaron Green, Pulaski; 10 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild.

BOWERS, Glynda Marie OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 30 Apr 1985
Mrs. Glynda Marie Bowers, 75, of Pulaski, died Friday, April 26, 1985, at Hillside Hospital. A native of Mississippi, she was the daughter of the late John Thomas and Amanda Irwin Lowe and was married to the late Robert (Buck) Bowers. She was a member of Episcopal Christ Church of Pulaski.
Memorial services were held at 3 p. m. Sunday, April 28, at the Church of the Messiah-Episcopal with burial in Maplewood, Rev. Carl Cannon officiating. Bennett-May Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Ann Matthews of Lakeland, Florida; two grandchildren; one great-grandchild; three sisters, Mrs. John Prictard, Mrs. X. L. Driver, and Mrs. John Hamlin, all of Tunica, Mississippi.

BOWERS, Lottie Carter OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 10 Oct 1989
Mrs. Lottie Carter Bowers, 88, of Pulaski, died Friday, Sept. 29, 1989, at her residence. Funeral services were held Wednesday, Oct. 4, at Jordan Funeral Home with the Rev. Mose Phillips officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Bessemer, Ala., Mrs. Bowers was the daughter of the late Jim and Lula Bishop Houston. She was a member of Beulah Baptist Church and was a practical nurse at Giles County Hospital.
Survivors include her husband, Charlie Bowers; five step-daughters; several nieces and nephews.

BOYD, Euell OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 24 Mar 1987
Mr. Euell Boyd, 71, of Lawrenceburg, died Saturday, March 14, 1987, at Scott Memorial Hospital in Lawrenceburg. Funeral services were held Monday, March 16, at Bennett-May Chapel with Jerry Dryden officiating. Burial was in Stella Cemetery.
A native of Limestone County, Ala., Mr. Boyd was the son of the late Tonchie and Mattie Phelps Boyd. He was a member of the Church of Christ and was retired from the Genesco Shoe Corporation.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Mary Ellen Pigg Boyd of Lawrenceburg; two sons, Douglas and Michael Boyd, both of Lawrenceburg; three grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; three sisters, Miss Virgie Boyd and Mrs. Sue Topps, both of Lawrenceburg, Mrs. Charlie Newton of Chicago, Ill.; two brothers, Wilson Boyd of Lawrenceburg, Nathan Boyd of Memphis; several nieces and nephews.

BOYD, John Andrew Newsline 11 Feb - 18 Feb 1986
John Andrew Boyd, 73, of 1410-D Brown Drive, Pulaski, TN, died February 1, 1986, at Hillside Hospital following a long illness. Funeral services were held February 5 at 12 noon at Queen Ann Funeral Home with Rev. James Griffin officiating. Burial was in Rosemount Cemetery at Columbia, TN, with Queen Ann Funeral Home in charge.
Son of the late Sol and Florence Perry Boyd. Mr. Boyd was a native of Lynnville, TN. He was a member of Round Hill A.M.E. Church. Mr. Boyd was a retired groom of horses.
Survivors include one brother, Everett Boyd of Columbia, TN; one sister, Mrs. Annie Pearl Martin of Pulaski; eight nephews, three nieces, two sisters-in-law and one brother-in-law.

BOYD, Katie Maria .OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 05 May 1982
Mrs. Katie Maria Boyd, 85, died on Friday, April 30, 1982, at her home on Route 2, Lynnville/
A native of Giles County, she was the daughter of the late James Archie and Maria Tinnon Grammar and the wife of the late James White Boyd.

Graveside services were held at 2 p. m. Sunday, May 2, at Lynnwood Cemetery, Mack Wheeler officiating.
Survivors include two sons, James H. Boyd, Lynnville, and William Boyd, Nashville; two sisters, Sallie Will Matthews, Cornersville, and Maudie Gregg, Nashville; and five grandchildren

BOYD, Willie Pauline Boatright OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 30 Sep 1981
Funeral services for Mrs. Willie Pauline Boyd, 72, a resident of Fairhaven Nursing Home, were held Friday, September 25 at Bennett-May Chapel at 2:00 p. m. with interment in Pisgah Cemetery. The Rev. William Moss and the Rev. Paul Allen were the officiants. Mrs. Boyd died Wednesday in Giles County Hospital.
A native of Giles County, she was the daughter of the late Willie and Etta Cathcart Boatright, and was married to the late Harold Boyd. She was a member of the United Methodist Church and had been a teacher in the Giles County School System for 24 years and in the Huntsville School System for 11 years.
Survivors include an aunt, Mrs. Ella Lee Cathcart, Pulaski; a sister-in-law, Mrs. Flora Boyd, Decatur, Ala. and several cousins.

BOYD, Walter Jones OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 11 Jun 1985
Walter Jones Boyd, 96, of Lynnville, died Wednesday, May 29, 1985, at Maury County Hospital in Columbia.
A native of Giles County, he was the son of the late James B. and Mary G. White Boyd. He was a veteran of World War I and a retired farmer.
Funeral services were held at 3:30 p. m. Friday, May 31, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with burial in Lynnwood Cemetery, Bob Smith officiating.
Survivors include one sister, Mrs. Camilla Boyd Welsh of Tyler, Texas; and five nephews, James Boyd of Lynnville, William Boyd of Nashville, Rufus Boyd of New Albanay, Indiana, James L. Boyd of Florida, Dr. Billy Boyd of Mississippi.

BRADEN, Annie Lee Kirkland OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 16 May 1989
Annie Lee Braden, 80, Pulaski, died Tuesday, May 9, 1989, at Columbia Health Care Center. Funeral services were held May 13 at Queen Ann Funeral Home with Rev. William Howard Smith officiating. Burial was in Round Hill Cemetery in Lynnville.
Mrs. Braden was a Giles County native and the daughter of the late Mattie Kirkland. She was the wife of Charlie Braden. Survivors include several cousins.

BRADEN, Clifford O. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 21 Feb 1984
Clifford O. Braden, 67, died Wednesday, Feb. 8, 1984, at Maury County Hospital. Funeral services were held at 1 p. m. Saturday, Feb. 11 at Queen Ann Funeral Home with burial in Braden Cemetery at Lynnville with Clifton Braden officiating.
A native of Giles County, he was the son of the late Walter and Ellen Braden and was married to the late Nannie Mae Moore.

He is survived by four sons, Willie Braden, Nashville, Clifford Braden, Jr. and Alford Braden, both of Oklahoma, and Carl Braden of Missouri; two daughters, Mrs. Iridell Grooves, Nashville, and Miss Rita Braden, Missouri; two brothers, Robert Braden, Nashville, and Walter Clint Braden, Chicago; three sisters, Mrs. Willie Mae Jones, Ohio, Mrs. Lucile Price, Missouri, and Mrs. Mary Ruth Frey, Nashville; 21 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

BRADEN, Harold (Doc) OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 07 Nov 1989
Harold (Doc) Braden, 67, of Frankewing, died Wednesday, Oct. 18, 1989, at Huntsville Hospital. Funeral services were held Friday, Oct. 20, in the chapel of Gallant Funeral Home with Tom Orr officiating. Burial was in Wrights Cemetery.
A native of Lincoln County, Mr. Braden was the son of the late Floyd Edgar and Bessie Bevel Braden, who survives. He was a retired surveyor and veteran of World War II.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife, Lucille Gatlin Braden; three sons, Paul Braden of Fayetteville, Ronnie and Eddie Braden, both of McBurg; one sister, Elaine Sanders of Nashville; three grandchildren.

BRADEN, J. D. OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 17 Nov 1982
Mr. J. D. Braden, 56, Lynnville, died Saturday, November 6, 1982 at Community Hospital, Lewisburg. Funeral services were held at 1 p. m. Thursday, Nov. 11 at Abraham McKissack Memorial Chapel with burial in Braden Cemetery, Frank Brooks officiating.
A native of Giles County, he was the son of Mrs. Louise Braden and the late Thomas A. Braden and was married to Ada Ruth Drake Braden.
Other survivors include two sons, Calvin Braden, Lynnville, and Sgt. Perry Braden, Fort Park, Louisiana; three daughters, Miss Darlene Braden, Miss Sabra Braden and Melissa Braden, all of Lynnville; one sister, Mrs. Teona Malone, Lynnville; four grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Queen Ann Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

BRADEN, Mary E. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, __ Aug 1985
Mrs. Mary E. Braden, 55, Pulaski, died Tuesday, Aug. 13, 1985, at Vanderbilt Hospital in Nashville.
A native of Dickson County, she was the daughter of the late Obie Scott and Lena Spann Travis.
Funeral services were held at 4 p. m. Thursday, Aug. 15, at Shoal Street Church of God with burial in Gibsonville Cemetery, Rev. Rusty Creel officiating. Bennett-May Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include her husband, E. C. Braden of Pulaski; two sons, Hershell Scott Braden, Sr. of Pulaski, Sam Finley Braden of Lawrenceburg; five grandchildren; one brother, Brady Travis of White Bluff; and four sisters, Mrs. Mable Story of Charlotte, Mrs. Lillian Nash of Lawrenceburg, Mrs. Odell Lovell of Kingston Springs, Mrs. Lucille Owens of Clarksville.

BRADEN, Mary Frances Drake OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 05 Dec 1989
Mrs. Mary Frances Drake Braden, 51, of Lynnville died Friday, Nov. 24, 1989, at Baptist Hospital in Nashville.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, Nov. 28, at Round Hill A.M.E. Church in Lynnville with the Rev. Ernest Latham officiating. Burial was in Everbright Cemetery in Buford Station. Queen Ann Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Braden was the daughter of the late Turner B. Drake. She was a member of Round Hill A.M.E. Church.
Survivors include her husband, Bruce H. Braden; her mother, Mrs. Mary Will Phelps Drake; three daughters, Mrs. Robert (Theresa) Garrison of Pulaski; Mrs. Arthur (Lindle) Jones and Miss Brenda Braden, both of Lynnville; three grandchildren; three sisters, Mrs. Robert (Jeffie Drake) Allen and Mrs. Robert (Betty Drake) McKibbens, both of Nashville, Mrs. Adla Drake Braden of Lynnville; three brothers, Lindle Drake of Nashville, Edward and Hugh Drake, both of Lynnville; mother-in-law, Mrs. Clara Dean Braden of Lynnville; several nieces and nephews.

BRADLEY, Nellie Mae Gordon OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 20 Sep 1987
Mrs. Nellie Mae Bradley, 79, died Thursday, September 3, 1987, at Baptist Hospital in Nashville following a long illness.
Funeral services were held Monday, Sept. 7, at Mount Carmel Baptist Church in Nashville with the Rev. Robert Pillow officiating. Burial was in Greenwood Cemetery in Nashville.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Bradley was the daughter of the late Ephriam and Lizzie Strong Gordon. She was a retired seamstress at the Gus Mayer Company and a member of Mt. Carmel Baptist Missionary Church.
Survivors include three children, Lizzie Lee Nelson, James A. Bradley and Albert Meals, all of Nashville; 16 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; one sister, Louise Gordon of Pulaski; two brothers, Robert A. (Buck) Gordon of Pulaski and Raymond Gordon of Tullahoma; two nieces and three nephews.

BRADEN, Louise B. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 22 Apr 1986
Mrs. Louise B. Braden, 89, of Lynnville, died Saturday, April 19, 1986, at Community Hospital, Lewisburg. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 23, at Queen Ann Funeral Home with Rev. Mose Patterson officiating. Burial will be in Braden Cemetery, Lynnville.
A native of Marshall County, Mrs. Braden was the daughter of the late Alfonza and Betsy Amos Braden and was married to the late Thomas A. Braden. She was a member of Happy Hill Missionary Baptist Church of Lynnville and Friendship Club No. 2.
Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Teona Malone of Lynnville; a grandson, Thomas D. Green of Pulaski and four other grandsons; five granddaughters; 12 great-grandchildren; two brothers, John Braden of Culleoka, Bennie Braden of Columbia.

BRADEN, Mary E. Travis OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 15 Aug 1985
Mrs. Mary E. Braden, 55, Pulaski, died Tuesday, Aug. 13, 1985, at Vanderbilt Hospital in Nashville. A native of Dickson County, she was the daughter of the late Obie Scott and Lena Spann Travis.
Funeral services were held at 4 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15, at Shoal Street Church of God with burial in Gibsonville Cemetery, Rev. Rusty Creel officiating. Bennett May Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Survivors include her husband, E. C. Braden of Pulaski; two sons, Hershell Scott Braden, Sr. of Pulaski, Sam Finley Braden of Lawrenceburg; five grandchildren; one brother, Brady Travis of White Bluff; and four sisters, Mrs. Mable Story of Charlotte, Mrs. Lillian Nash of Lawrenceburg, Mrs. Odell Lovell of Kingston Springs, Mrs. Lucille Owens of Clarksville.

BRADEN, Perry K. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 22 Mar 1988
Perry K. Braden, 28, Lynnville was pronounced dead on arrival at Hillside Hospital early Saturday morning suffering from three bullet wounds to his body.
His brother, Calvin Braden, 23, also of Lynnville, has been charged with first degree murder of his brother during a dispute about 5:30 a.m. Saturday on Apple Hill Road near Waco, according to authorities.
Braden is also charged with carrying a dangerous weapon. He is in Giles County jail in lieu of $11,000 bond, $10,000 on the murder charge and $1,000 on the weapons charge.
Funeral services for Perry K. Braden were held at 1 p.m. today (Tuesday) at Queen Ann Funeral Home with burial in Everbright Cemetery.
Mr. Braden was a salesman for Harpeth Ford Motor Company in Franklin.
Survivors include in addition to his brother, one daughter, Heather Lajean Braden of Lynnville; one son, Michael Ernest Braden of Lynnville; his mother, Ada Ruth Drake Braden of Lynnville; three sisters, Darlene Braden, Sabra Braden and Melissa Braden, all of Lynnville.

BRADEN, Sadie Kennedy OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 17 Mar 1988
Mrs. Sadie Kennedy Braden, 81, of Lynnville, died Thursday, March 10, 1988, at Maury County Hospital following an extensive illness. Funeral services were held Sunday, March 13, at Round Hill African Methodist Episcopal Church with the Rev. Charles Finch officiating. Burial was in Robertson Fork Cemetery in Lynnville.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Braden was the daughter of the late Henry and Caroline Marsh Kennedy and was married to the late Arthur Green Braden. She was a member of the Round Hill A.M.E. Church. Queen Ann Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include three sons, Walter Henry Braden of Nashville, Arthur G. Braden, Jr. of Chicago, Ill., Cordell Braden of Lynnville; eight daughters and seven-son-in-laws, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence (Odie Lee) Alexander of Lynnville, Mrs. Beatrice B. Livingston of Buffalo, N.Y., the Rev. and Mrs. Larry (Vivian) Lockett of Pulaski, Mr. and Mrs. Willie C. (Emma Jean) Brownlow of Cincinnati, Ohio, Mr. and Mrs. Rueben (Ira B.) Potter of Nashville, Mr. and Mrs. Alvin (Minnie) Seagraves of Atlanta, Ga., Mr. and Mrs. Robert (Mattie Louise) Coffey of Lynnville; 35 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

BRALY, Harriet Abernathy OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, __ Dec 1984
Mrs. Harriet Abernathy Braly, 81, of Zionsville, Indiana, died on Saturday, December 29, 1984, in Zionsville.
A native of Giles County, she was the daughter of the late Joseph Cayce and Florence Abernathy. She was a retired bookkeeper and worked in the office of the Giles County Trustee.
Funeral services were held at 2 p. m. Monday, December 31, at Bennett-May Chapel, Bill Moss and Paul Allen officiating, with burial in Maplewood Cemetery.

Survivors include her husband, Hugh Braly, Zionsville; a daughter, Mary Emily Huie, Zionsville; four sisters, Mrs. Julia Smith, Miss Rebecca Abernathy, Mrs. Florence Cheatham, and Mrs. Elizabeth Reed, all of Pulaski; a brother, James Abernathy, Birmingham, Alabama; and two grandchildren.

BRALY, James Robert OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 21 Mar 1989
James Robert Braly, 71, Route 5, Lawrenceburg (Bodenham community), died Sunday, March 12, 1989 at Hillside Hospital. Funeral services were held Tuesday at Carr and Erwin Funeral Home with Haywood Liles and Marlin Goodman officiating. Burial was in Mt. Moriah Cemetery.
Mr. Braly was a Giles County native and the son of the late Robert N. and Ella Clifton Braly. He was a member and elder of Mt. Moriah Presbyterian Church. He was a World War II veteran, having served 38 months in the European Theatre. Mr. Braly was retired from Genesco and a retired farmer.
Survivors include, his wife, Catherine Burns Braly, Pulaski; three daughters, Jamie Marks, Pulaski; Connie Byrd, Lawrenceburg and Betty Greene, LaVergne; one brother, William Neal Braly, Pulaski; one sister, Modena Green, Pulaski; and seven grandchildren.

BRALY, Louis OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 30 Apr 1985
Mr. Louis Braly, 85, of Pulaski, died Sunday, April 28, 1985, at Pulaski Health Care Center. A native of Tennessee, he was the son of the late R. A. and Lucy Allen Braly. He was a retired farmer and member of Trinity Methodist Church.
Funeral services were held at 2:30 p.m. Monday, April 29, at Bennett May Chapel with burial in Mt. Moriah Cemetery, Rev. Mack Pinkelton officiating. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Mable Wells Braly of Pulaski; one son, B. W. Braly of Pulaski; and two grandchildren.

BRALY, Lucy Mae Paulk OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 20 Feb 1980
Mrs. Lucy Mae Paulk Braly of Route 1, Athens, Ala., died Wednesday, February 13 at Lofton Nursing Home, Franklin. Funeral services were held Friday at 2:00 p. m. at Bennett-May Chapel by the Rev. Paul Allen. Interment was in Maplewood Cemetery.
Mrs. Braly, a native of Giles County, was the daughter of the late Irvine M. and Mary Brownlow Smith. She was a member of the United Methodist Church.
Survivors include her husband, C. B. Braly; two daughters, Mrs. Charles Adaie, Nashville and Mrs. Ralph Weems, West Point, Miss.; two sons, Frederick D. Paulk, Florence, Ala. and Dr. John I. Paulk, Starkville, Miss.; nine grandchildren and five great grandchildren.

BRALY, Mable Wells OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 26 Feb 1987
Mrs. Mable Wells Braly, 85, of 138 Bennett Drive, Pulaski, TN, died February 25, 1987, at Meadowbrook Nursing Home in Pulaski after a lengthy illness.
Funeral services were held February 26 at 3:30 p. m. at Bennett-May Chapel with Rev. Mack Pinkelton officiating. Burial was in Mt. Moriah Cemetery with Bennett-May Funeral Home in charge.

A native of Maury County, TN, Mrs. Braly was the daughter of the late John Melvin and Emma D. McKelvey Wells and the wife of the late Lewis Braly. She was a housewife and a member of the Methodist Church.
Survivors include one son, Billy Braly of Pulaski, TN; one sister, Mrs. Lelan Denton of Columbia, TN; two grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

BRALY, Raymond P. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 15 Oct 1980
Funeral services for Raymond P. Braly, 94, of the Pisgah Community, who died Sunday, October 12, 1980, in Fairhaven Nursing Home, were held Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. at Bennett-May Chapel with the Rev. Frank Rouse officiating. Burial followed in Maplewood Cemetery.
Mr. Braly, a retired farmer, was a Giles County native. His parents were the late James Thomas and Virginia Paine Braly and his wife the late Mrs. Cleo Braly.
Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Maurice Tomerlin, Pulaski; a granddaughter, Mrs. Verlyn Ernst and a great granddaughter, Lisa Ernst, both of Davidsonville, Md.

BRALY, Robert Louis OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, __ Apr 1985
Mr. Louis Braly, 85, of Pulaski, died Sunday, April 28, 1985, at Pulaski Health Care Center.
A native of Tennessee, he was the son of the late R. A. and Lucy Allen Braly. He was a retired farmer and member of Trinity Methodist Church.
Funeral services were held at 2:30 p. m. Monday, April 29, at Bennett-May Chapel with burial in Mt. Moriah Cemetery, Rev. Mack Pinkelton officiating.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Mable Wells Braly of Pulaski; one son, B. W. Braly of Pulaski; and two grandchildren.

BRALY, Samuel Hugh OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 14 Jun 1988
Samuel Hugh Braly, 95, of Lafayette, Ind., formerly of Pulaski, died Sunday, June 5, 1988.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, June 8, at Bennett May Chapel with the Rev. Michael O'Bannon officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Braly was the son of the late Will and Mary Emma Yarbrough Braly and was married to the late Harriet Abernathy Braly. He was a retired owner of a nursery and landscaping business and a member of the Methodist church.
Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Emily Huie of Lafayette, Ind.; two grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Raymond Oliver of Pulaski; one brother, Bate Braly of Sarasota, Fla.

BRALY, William Neal OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 19 Oct 1989
Mr. William Neal Braly, age 73, of Route 5, Lawrenceburg, Tenn., died Tuesday, October 10, 1989 at his home. A native of Giles County, his parents were the late Robert Neal and Ella Clifton Braly. Funeral services were conducted at 2:00 p. m. Thursday, October 12, 1989 from the Chapel of Bennett-May Funeral Home, conducted by Rev. Mack Pinkelton with burial in Mt. Moriah Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs Louise Capley Braly of Route 5, Lawrenceburg, Tenn.; one daughter, Mrs. Brenda Braly Knowles of Lebanon, Tenn.; two sons, Jeff and Andy Braly, both of Pulaski; five grandchildren and one sister, Mrs. Modena Green of Pulaski, Tenn. Bennett-May Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

BRAMLETT, Henry T. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 14 Apr 1987
Mr. Henry T. Bramlett, 74, of Pulaski, died Tuesday, April 7, 1987, at his residence. Funeral services were held Saturday, April 11, at Old Zion Primitive Baptist Church with Rev. Howard Cliffe officiating. Burial was in Everbright Cemetery. Jordan Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Bramlett was the son of the late John and Ella Johnson Bramlett. He served in the U. S. Army in the 390th Quartermaster during World War II from 1943-46 and was a member of St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs Ada Bramlett of Pulaski; two children, Mrs. Virginia Coffey and William J. Gracy, both of Pulaski; one sister, Mrs. Rose Coffey of Pulaski; six brothers, William A. Bramlett of Nashville, Rogers Bramlett of Norfolk, Va., John W. Bramlett of Clarksville, Albert, James, and Edward Bramlett, all of Pulaski; 13 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.

BRANCH, Estelle Adams OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 29 Oct 1980
Services for Mrs. Cary G. Branch, a former teacher, were held Thursday morning at Belmont United Methodist Church in Nashville.
The Rev. Joe E. Pennel officiated. Burial was in Lynnwood Cemetery, Lynnville.
Mrs. Branch died Wednesday in Baptist Hospital after a brief illness. Formerly Estelle Adams, she was born in 1883 to Noah Powell and Elizabeth Muir Adams, pioneer settlers of Lafayette County, Missouri.
She attended public schools and later graduated from State Teachers College, Warrensburg, Mo.
In 1904, she married Cary G. Branch, a two-term representative in the Missouri State Legislature.
Mrs. Branch and her husband moved in 1916 to the Martinhurst Plantation near Pulaski. After leaving Pulaski she began writing a column entitled "Quips and Clips" for OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen,.
She was living in Nashville at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Austin C. Neal, 2613 Woodlawn Drive, at the time of her death.
She taught both in Missouri and Tennessee. Following her retirement, she lived for several years in Chattanooga, where she served as Grey Lady at Erlanger Hospital.
Active in patriotic and civic affairs, Mrs. Branch was a member of the A. P. Stewart United Daughters of the Confederacy, and a member of the Authors and Artists Club.
She was a published poet and wrote radio skits, dramatic sketches, and numerous feature stories, for various Tennessee publications. She was for many years a regular contributor of the Tennessean's Forum.
While living at Martinhurst, Mrs. Branch operated Country Doll Factory in her home where she designed and manufactured Peter Rabbit dolls. Her employment of the neighborhood girls in the making of the dolls developed into a community project and received wide publicity in 1924.

She was a charter member of Senior Citizens Inc. of Nashville, a member of Belmont United Methodist Church, and for six years was president of the church's Pioneer Club.
Survivors include another daughter, Mary Branch, Los Angeles; two sons, Richard K. Branch, Pasadena, Calif. and Cary G. Branch, Jr., Los Angeles; and a granddaughter.

BRANCH, James OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 29 Sep 1982
Mr. James Branch, Pulaski, died Sunday, September 19, 1982 at Veteran's Hospital, Nashville. Funeral services were held at 1 p. m. Thursday, Sept. 23 at Queen Ann Funeral Home with burial in Everbright Cemetery at Buford Station, the Rev. John Tucker officiating.
He is survived by two daughters, Mary Elizabeth Branch, Pulaski, and Janice Levas of New Orleans; a son, Joe Louis Brown, Pulaski; and three grandchildren.
Queen Ann Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

BRANCH, Joe Thomas Sr. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 23 Feb 1988
Mr. Joe Thomas Branch, Sr., 60, of Goodspring, died Friday, Feb. 19, 1988, at Hillside Hospital. Funeral services were held Sunday, Feb. 21, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with the Rev. Mack Pinkelton officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Branch was the son of the late Asa and Flossie Miller Branch. He was a retired printer.
Survivors include two sons, Joe Branch, Jr. and Tony Branch, both of Columbia; two daughters, Brenda Branch of Columbia, Mary Whitwell of Mt. Pleasant; one sister, Mamie Ruth Holley of Ohio; five grandchildren.

BRASHEARS, Ella Mae Adcock OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 15 Aug 1989
Mrs. Ella Mae Brashears, 80, of Pulaski, died Wednesday, Aug. 9, 1989, at Meadowbrook Nursing Home. Funeral services were held Thursday, Aug. 10, at Bennett May Chapel with the Rev. Mack Pinkelton officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Texas, Mrs. Brashears was the daughter of the late Mark and Maxie Dugger Adcock and was married to the late Leslie Brashears. She was a member of the Baptist Church and was retired from Lee-Mar.
Survivors include one son, Larry Brashears of Pulaski; two grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Henry Marks and Mrs. Irene Cooper, both of Pulaski; one brother, Ben Adcock of Pulaski.

BRASHEARS, Frank N. OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 08 Sep 1988
Mr. Frank N. Brashears, 67, of Anthony Hill, died Thursday, Sept. 1, 1988, at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville. Funeral services were held Saturday, Sept. 3, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with the Rev. Dwight Mercer and the Rev. James D. Nave officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Brashears was the son of the late William Henry and Birl Fry Brashears. He was a retired accountant with Ashburn and Hessey Associates of Nashville.
Survivors include two brothers, Lee and Noah Brashears, both of Pulaski; six sisters, Agnes Brashears, Maxie Bobo, Kathleen McCombie and Sallie Hamby, all of Pulaski; Margaret Simpkins of New Jersey, Willie Mae Warren of Nashville; several nieces and nephews.

BRASHEARS, John W. OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 04 Sep 1986
Mr. John W. Brashears, 87, of Lawrenceburg, died Thursday, Aug. 28, 1986, at Scott Memorial Hospital in Lawrenceburg.
Funeral services were Saturday, Aug. 30, at North Funeral Home Chapel with J. D. Killen and Randy Wells officiating. Burial was in Mimosa Cemetery.
A native of Lawrence County, Mr. Brashears was the son of the late Will Henry and Callie Howell Brashears and was married to the late Hudie Scott Brashears. He was a retired farmer and a member of the Good Hope Primitive Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Jewell Nave Brashears of Lawrenceburg; six daughters, Mrs Frances Reed, Mrs. Lynda Hendrix, Mrs. Faye Dugger, all of Lawrenceburg, Mrs. Clara Farmer, Mrs. Minnie Gibson, both of Columbia, Mrs. Jo Ann Musgrove of Pulaski; one son, Loyd Brashears of Watertown, Tenn.; 13 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; six sisters, Mrs. Willie Mae Warren of Nashville, Miss Agnes Brashears, Mrs. Maxie Bobo, Mrs. Kathleen McCombie, Mrs. Sallie Hamby, all of Pulaski, Mrs. Margaret Simpson of New Jersey; three brothers, Noah, Frank and Lee Brashears, all of Pulaski.

BRASHEARS, Leslie OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 29 Nov 1988
Mr. Leslie Brashears, 76, died Saturday, Nov. 26, 1988, at his residence in Pulaski. Funeral services were held Monday, Nov. 28, at Bennett May Chapel with Judson Hayes officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Brashears was the son of the late B. F. and Lisa Frances Simpson Brashears.
Survivors include his wife, Ella Mae Brashears; one son, Larry Brashears, Pulaski; two sisters, Mrs. Lena Jewell Tankersley and Mrs. Ed Hill Estes, both of Lewisburg; two brothers, Billy Brashears, Pulaski, and L. B. Brashears, Mt. Pleasant.

BRASHEARS, Will Tom OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 23 Jun 1982
Will Tom Brashears, 74, died on Friday, June 18, 1982, at his residence, 1301 Beverly Street, Pulaski.
A Tennessee native, he was the son of the late Berry Franklin and Liza Simpson Brashears. He was the former owner and operator of Party Pack Store in Pulaski.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 19, at Carr and Erwin Chapel, with burial in Maplewood Cemetery, Clarence Stewart and Mack Pinkelton officiating.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Tavie Brashears, Pulaski; two step-daughters, Mrs. Leonard Rogers and Miss Shirley Newton, Pulaski; three brothers, Bill Brashears, Leslie Brashears, Pulaski and Pete Brashears, Mt. Pleasant; two sisters, Mrs. Geraldine Estes and Mrs. Luna Jewell Tankersley, Lewisburg; nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

BRASHEARS, Zana F. Boaz OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 21 May 1980
Funeral services for Mrs. Zana F. Boaz Brashears, 85, of Pulaski, who died Thursday, May 15, 1980 in Giles County Hospital. were conducted Saturday at 10:00 a.m. at Bennett-May Chapel by Church of Christ minister Tom Holland. Burial followed in Providence Cemetery.

A Giles County native, Mrs. Brashears was the daughter of the late William and Mary Moffice Parks and was married to the late Thomas W. Brashears. She was a member of the Church of Christ.
Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Lucille Pierce, Pulaski and Mrs. Elizabeth Tramel, Goodlettsville; two sons, Lindsey Boaz, Lynnville and Joe Boaz, Pulaski; 13 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren.

BRAY, Eula OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 12 Jan 1982
Graveside services for Miss Eula Bray, who died on January 7 at Oakview Nursing Home in Lawrenceburg, were held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 9 at Lynnwood Cemetery. Rev. Robert W. Cousar, Jr. officiated. Bennett-May Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
A native of Giles County, Miss Bray was a long time member of the Presbyterian Church and a retired school teacher. She was the daughter of the late William and Mary Ann Williams Bray.
Survivors include two sisters, Mrs. R. V. Hill of Birmingham, AL and Miss Nicie Bray of Lawrenceburg.

BRAY, Nicie OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 12 Apr 1988
Miss Nicie Bray of Lawrenceburg (formerly of Lynnville) died Wednesday, April 6, 1988, at Scott Memorial Hospital in Lawrenceburg. Graveside services were held Friday, April 8, at Lynnwood Cemetery in Lynnville with Rev. Robert Smith officiating. Bennett May Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
A native of Giles County, Miss Bray was the daughter of the late William Wynn and Mary Ann Williams Bray. She was a member of the Lynnville Presbyterian Church and was a saleslady.
Survivors include one brother-in-law, R. V. Hill of Birmingham.

BRAYFORD, Carrie Elizabeth Hawkins OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 15 Aug 1989
Carrie Elizabeth Brayford, 67, 810-D Brown Drive, Pulaski, died Friday, July 28, 1989, at her residence. Funeral services were held Tuesday, Aug. 1, at Queen Ann Funeral Home with Rev. John Tucker officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
Mrs. Brayford was a Giles County native and the daughter of the late James A.G. and Bennie Marie Kiser Hawkisn. She was married to the former Lee Brayford.
Survivors include one brother, Thomas Wilson Hawkins, Louisville, Ky.; one sister, Mrs. Bernice Jenkins, Pulaski and several nieces and nephews.

BREEDING, Rachel Wood OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 22 Aug 1989
Mrs. Rachel Wood Breeding, 89, of Nashville (formerly of Giles County) died Monday, Aug. 14, 1989, at her residence. Funeral services were held Wednesday, Aug. 16, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with James Prewitt officiating. Burial was in Minor Hill Cemetery.
A native of Kentucky, Mrs. Breeding was the daughter of the late Ike and Katherine Hyder Wood and was married to the late Ervin Breeding.

Survivors include three sons, Frank and Bill Breeding, both of Goodspring, Douglas Breeding of Georgia; two daughters, Inez Farrar of Nashville, Joyce Hardesty of Las Vegas, Nev.; two brothers, Isaac Wood of Cookeville, Kelly Wood of Michigan; one sister, Mamie Henry of Oklahoma; 16 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren and one great great grandchild.

BREEDING, Ruby Elizabeth OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 29 Nov 1983
Mrs. Ruby Elizabeth Breeding, age 66, of Route 1, Goodsprings, died November 22, 1983 at Jackson Hospital in Lester, Alabama.
Funeral services were held in Bennett-May Chapel Thursday, November 24, at 2 p. m. with the Rev. Mack Pinkelton officiating. Burial was in Giles Memory Gardens.
Mrs. Breeding was a native of Giles County and a member of the Church of Christ. She was married to the late Charlie Breeding and was the daughter of the late Will and Bessie Longshore Pickett.
Survivors include, two sons, Bobby and Billy Breeding, both of Pulaski; two brothers, Tyson Pickett and Carson Pickett, both of Prospect; three sisters, Mrs. Edna May Harwell of Marion, Alabama, Mrs. Viva Lee Johnson of Goodsprings, and Mrs. Estelle Green of Pulaski; and two grandchildren. Bennett-May Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

BREWER, Joshua Gail OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 17 Jul 1986
Joshua Gail Brewer, infant, died July 11, 1986, at Maury County Hospital in Columbia. Graveside services were held Saturday, July 12, at Shores Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Daryl Lingerfelt and Rev. Elmer Howell officiating.
Survivors include his parents, Bryan and Edna Brewer; one sister, Whitney Watson; paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Brewer; maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Warren.

BREWER, Martin D. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 22 May 1984
Martin D. Brewer, 70, Pulaski, died on Saturday, May 19, 1984, at Giles County Hospital.
A native of Lincoln County, he was the son of the late James M. and Ola Haislip Brewer. He was a World War II veteran and was a retired employee of Hayes Distributing Company.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Lorene Holt Brewer, Pulaski; his mother, Mrs. Ola Brewer, Pulaski; two brothers, Ben Brewer and Floyd Brewer, Pulaski; and one sister, Mrs. Edith Gill, St. Petersburg, Florida.

BREWER, Milton OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 26 Aug 1986
Mr. Milton Brewer, 71, of South Haven, Miss., died Sunday, Aug. 17, 1986, at Methodist South Hospital. Funeral services were held Tuesday, Aug. 19, at Forest Hill Funeral Home in Memphis. Burial was in Forest Hill Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Inez Brewer of South Haven, Miss.; one daughter, Gloria Erwin of Pulaski; three grandchildren, Pam Southerland, Jackie Warren and Jeff Warren, all of Pulaski; two great-grandchildren; three sisters, Mrs. Floy Smith of Waltford, Miss., Mrs. Nettie Ruth Scoggins of Sarah, Miss., Mrs. Lillie Mae Frazier of Lela, Miss.; one brother, Loyd Brewer of Parchman, Miss.; four step-daughters, and seven step-grandchildren.

BREWER, Tom Wilson OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 14 Jan 1986

A Giles County man died of an apparent heart attack Thursday while at the wheel of his car. Tom Wilson Brewer, 72, of Frankewing, was dead at the scene. His body was taken to Hillside Hospital.
State Trooper Kenneth Marks said Mr. Brewer was driving on Highway 64 East and complained of feeling ill. He pulled off the road near McAfee Hill around 4 p.m.
A companion in the car ran for help and met Marks on Highway 64. Marks tried emergency CPR on Mr. Brewer, but that proved fruitless. Marks said Brewer apparently died instantly.
Funeral services were at 2 p.m. Saturday at Higgins Funeral Home in Fayetteville with Rev. Billy Cole officiating. Burial was in Wright Cemetery in Lincoln County.
A Lincoln County native, Mr. Brewer is survived by his wife, Laura Edith Smith Brewer of Pulaski; two daughters, Delaine Green of Pulaski and Wynema Brewer of Birmingham, Ala.; one son, Dennis Brewer of Lincoln County; one brother, Len Brewer of Chapel Hill; four sisters, Annie B. Mitchell of Nashville, Allene Cole of Tullahoma, Virgie McCoy of Dixon and Betty Porterfield of Pulaski; five grandchildren.

BRIDGEFORTH, Georgia Lee OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 18 Jun 1980
Funeral services for Mrs. Georgia Lee Bridgeforth were held Saturday, June 14 at 12:00 noon at St. Elizabeth Primitive Baptist Church, Elkton. Interment in Indian Creek Cemetery at Bryson. Elder Eugene Lewis officiated.
Mrs. Bridgeforth, the daughter of the late George and Lillie Mae Hawkins Mosely was born August 7, 1917. She died June 10, 1980. She married John B. Bridgeforth, who survives.
Other survivors include her children, Cletes L. Bridgeforth, Delores Johnson, Charles R. Bridgeforth, John B. Bridgeforth, Jr., Vanita Elizabeth Gardner and Wayne Bridgeforth; seven grandchildren; one sister, Flossie Vance; one daughter-in-law; two sons-in-law; two brothers-in-law; one sister-in-law; one aunt, Julia Gardner; nieces and nephews, other relatives and a host of friends. Queen Ann Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

BRIDGEFORTH, John Berford OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 27 Aug 1987
Mr. John Berford Bridgeforth, 78, died Friday, Aug. 21, 1987, at Scott Memorial Hospital in Lawrenceburg.
Funeral services were held Monday, Aug. 24, at St. Elizabeth Primitive Baptist Church in Elkton with the Rev. James Gardner officiating. Burial was in Elkton Cemetery. Queen Ann Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
A native of Elkton, Mr. Bridgeforth was the son of the late Martin and Lizzie Bridgeforth. Survivors include four sons, Cletis L. and John B. Bridgeforth, Jr., both of Evanston, Ill., Charles R. Bridgeforth of Pulaski and Wayne Bridgeforth of Elkton; two daughters, Delores Johnson of Evanston, Ill., Vanita Elizabeth Gardner of Elkton; one sister, Mrs. Gertrude Harney of Indianapolis, Ind.; nine grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

BRIDGEFORTH, William Henry OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 13 Sep 1983
Mr. William Henry Bridgeforth, age 35, of Pulaski, died Sunday, September 11, 1983, at the Giles County Hospital.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, September 15, at 12:00 noon at the Queen Ann Funeral Home with Elder Bennie Waddle officiating. Burial will be in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery at Stella.
Mr. Bridgeforth was an employee of the Sun Drop Bottling Company. He was the son of Mrs. Tennie Mae Bridgeforth of Pulaski and the late Mr. Elma Bridgeforth. He was married to Mrs. Lois Ann Beasley Bridgeforth of Pulaski.
Survivors, other than his wife and mother, include, two daughters, Threasa Bridgeforth of Pulaski and Rose Mary Cothran of Nashville; one brother, Paul Bridgeforth of Pulaski; five sisters, Mrs. Lena Gilbert of Indianapolis, Indiana, Mrs. Rosie Nelson, Mrs. Barbara Appleton, Miss Alice Bridgeforth, Miss Linda Bridgeforth, all of Pulaski; and one grandson, Clinton Jerome Cothran of Nashville.

BRIDGES, Thomas Claude OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 23 Jan 1980
Funeral services for a retired farmer, Thomas Claude Bridges, 67, of Huntsville, Ala., who died Thursday, January 17 in Giles County Hospital, were conducted Saturday at 2:00 p. m. at Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Huntsville with the Rev. Clarence K. Stewart and Dr. Billy Chitwood officiating. Interment was in Maplewood Cemetery in Madison County, Ala.
A native of Madison County, Mr. Bridges was the son of the late Thomas Lee and Icie Beudie Buffaloe Bridges.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Laura Taylor Bridges; a son, Thomas Claude Bridges, III of Huntsville; a daughter, Mrs. John Wayne McCrary of Pulaski; three sisters, Mrs. David Tuck of Harvest, Ala., Mrs. Edd Smith and Mrs. Bernie Wooler of Huntsville and three grandchildren. Carr and Erwin Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

BRINDLEY, Annie Dobbs OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 25 Feb 1986
Mrs. Annie D. Brindley of Pulaski died Wednesday, Feb. 12, 1986, at Pulaski Health Care Center. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14, at Bennett May Chapel with Rev. Sterling Logel and Rev. Bill Morris officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Morgan County, Ala., Mrs. Brindley was the daughter of the late William and Mary Furline Dobbs and was married to the late Winfrey Brindley.
Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Effie Shelton of Pulaski; one son, Willie Brindley of Pulaski; three grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

BRITTON, Ada Marks OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 13 Apr 1989
Mrs. Ada Britton, 73, of Pulaski, died Tuesday, April 5, 1989, at Hillside Hospital after a long illness. Funeral services were held Saturday, April 8, 1989, at Watson Tabernacle Primitive Baptist Church with Elder Walter W. Hardemon officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery. Queen Ann Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

A native of Giles County, Mrs. Britton was the daughter of the late Samuel and Myrtle Chappel Marks. She was a member of the Watson Tabernacle Primitive Baptist Church, where she served on the Usher Board and was a Mother of the church. She worked with the Minister Alliance Choir and was a member of the Friendship Club No. 2 of Lynnville and the Mothers' Union of the Cumberland Association of Primitive Baptists of Nashville.
Survivors include her husband, Billy Britton; five daughters and two sons, Vesta Smith, Ella Gardner, Linda Brown, Jane Gilbert, Mary Lou Britton, Billy Britton, Jr., and Samuel E. Britton, all of Pulaski; 23 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren; one sister, Miss Josephine Britton of Chicago, Ill.; three brothers, the Rev. William Horace Marks and Lawrence Marks, both of Pulaski, Samuel Marks of Chicago.

BRITTON, Allie Dee OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 23 Jan 1980
A Giles County native, Mrs. Allie Dee Britton, 91, of Columbia, died Saturday in Maury County Hospital in that city. Funeral services were conducted Monday at 2:00 p. m. at Carr and Erwin Chapel by the Rev. W. H. Reed. Burial was in Pisgah Cemetery.
Mrs. Britton was the daughter of the late William H. and Orlean Beck Newton and was married to the late Rufus J. Britton.
Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Ruby Pearl Turner, Columbia; a sister, Mrs. Verna Holt, Columbia; 13 grandchildren; 39 great grandchildren and 20 great great grandchildren.

BRITTON, Charles Edward OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 10 Sep 1980
Funeral services for Charles Edward Britton, 31, of Detroit, Mich., who died there September 3, 1980 were held here at 11:00 Wednesday, September 10 at the Taylor Street Church of Christ with Bro. James A. Bell officiating. Interment, Elkridge Cemetery. Born in Pulaski he was the son of Earlie Britton, Jr. and the late Mrs. Annie Lee Readus Britton.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Gloria Sellers Britton, children, Charles Britton, Jr. and Shonda Britton, all of Detroit; father, Early Britton, Jr., step-mother Mrs. Josephine Britton; grandmother, Mrs. Clara McCoy, all of Pulaski; four brothers, James Britton of Detroit, John and Robert Britton, Louisville, Ky., William Britton, Pulaski; three sisters, Mae Frances Britton and Mrs. Louvenia Hearn, Pulaski, Juanita Britton, Louisville, Ky.; seven half-sisters, Barbara, Becky, Shirley, Janice, and Earlean Britton, Pulaski, Mrs. Betty Williams, Athens, Ala., and Brenda Simon, Chicago; three half-brothers, David Britton, Pulaski, Wayne Britton and James Nelson, both of Dayton, Ohio.

BRITTON, James Franklin OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 16 Feb 1983
Mr. James Franklin Britton, 89, Pulaski, died Saturday, February 12, 1983 at Giles County Hospital. Funeral services were held at 10 a. m. Monday, February 14, at Bennett-May Chapel with burial in Pisgah Cemetery. Tom Campbell and Glenn Colley officiating.
A native of Giles County, he was the son of the late James Harvey and Ellen Britton.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Catherine Britton, Pulaski; two sons, James E. and Daniel Britton, both of Pulaski; two grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

BROADWAY, David G. OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 20 Jul 1983
Mr. David G. Broadway, 73, Prospect, died Tuesday, July 12, 1983 at the Medical Center in Huntsville, Ala. Funeral services were held at 10 a. m. Wednesday, July 13, with burial in the Elkton Cemetery, Jimmy Hargrove officiating.

A native of Giles County, he was the son of the late Presley and Lottie Campbell Broadway and was married to Bertha Broadway of Elkton.
Other survivors include one son, William P. Broadway, Lewisburg; one daughter, Martha Jewell Bishop, Ardmore; one brother, Floyd Broadway, Aiken, South Carolina; three sisters, Alma Garrett, Pulaski, Annie Pearl Shannon, Ardmore, Tennessee, Edna McNeese, Elkton, Tennessee; three grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

BROADWAY, Ellis Wilburn OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 25 May 1983
Mrs. Ellis Wilburn Broadway, 89, of Elkton, TN, died May 18, 1983 at Giles County Hospital.
Mrs. Broadway was a Giles County native and the wife of the late Allie Broadway. Her parents were the late John and Ella Jones Wilburn.
Mrs. Broadway is survived by six daughters, Mrs. Lessie Pope, Mrs. Bessie Case and Miss Gladys Broadway, all of Elkton, Mrs. Ruby McTunkin of Nashville, Mrs. Nell Gulliam and Mrs. Betty Smith, both of Columbia. Also surviving is a sister, Mrs. Ethel Rogers of Elkton; 13 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and 6 great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Friday, May 20, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with burial in Elkton Cemetery, James Hargrove officiating.

BROADWAY, Inez V. OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 11 Feb 1988
Mrs. Inez V. Broadway, 92, of Pulaski, died Friday, Feb. 5, 1988, at Pulaski Health Care Center. Funeral services were held Monday, Feb. 8, at Taylor Funeral Home in Ardmore with the Rev. Michael O'Bannon officiating. Burial was in Mount Pleasant Cemetery.
Survivors include two sons, James W. Broadway of Cleveland, Ohio, Thomas Broadway of Old Hickory; one daughter, Irene Harrison of Pulaski; nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

BROADWAY, James L. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 24 May 1983
James L. Broadway, 70, of Elkton, Tenn., died May 18, 1983, at Giles County Hospital. He was a Giles County native and a retired pipe fitter and welder.
Mr. Broadway was the son of the late William P. and Lottie Campbell Broadway.
He is survived by his wife Louise Chambers Broadway, Elkton; 2 brothers, Floyd of Aiken, South Carolina, and David Broadway of Elkton; 3 sisters, Mrs. Alma Garrett, and Mrs. Joe McNeese, both of Elkton, and Mrs. Annie Pearl Shannon, of Ardmore. Also surviving is one grandson, James Richard Merrell of Elkton.
Funeral services were held at 10:30 a. m. Friday, May 20, at Carr and Erwin Chapel, with burial in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Falmage Clayton and James Hargrove officiating.

BROCK, Lillie Mae Johnson OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 9 Sep 1981

Funeral services for Mrs. Lillie Mae Brock, 77, of Pulaski, who died Wednesday, September 2 at St. Thomas Hospital, Nashville, were conducted Friday at 2:00 p. m. at Bennett-May Chapel by the Rev. Paul Allen and the Rev. Clarence K. Stewart. Interment was in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Alabama.
Mrs. Brock, a retired nurse who had been on the staff at Giles County Hospital for many years, was a native of Limestone County, Ala., the daughter of the late Steve F. and Emma Hastings Johnson. She was a member of the United Methodist Church of Pulaski.
Survivors include two daughtters, Mrs. Dot Davenport, Pulaski and Mrs. Betty Peterson, Fayetteville; two sisters, Mrs. Alma Holt and Miss Roberta Johnson, Ardmore, Ala.; a brother, Thomas Johnson, Ardmore, Ala.; a granddaughter, Connie Payne, Pulaski; several nieces and nephews.

BROCK, Lorene C. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 31 Dec 1980
Mrs. Lorene C. Brock, Route 4, Pulaski died in Giles County Hospital Monday, December 29, 1980.
Mrs. Brock, who was 75 was the daughter of the late Polk Boshers and the late Mattie Holman Boshers. She was a native of Giles County and was an employee of General Cigar Plant and Chrysler Corp. Her husband was the late Ezra Brock.
Funeral services were held at 2:00 p. m. Tuesday, December 30 at Bennett-May Chapel with burial in Mt. Moriah Cemetery. The Rev. Clarence Stewart officiated.
Survivors include one son, Paul Torrence of Pulaski; two daughters, Wilma Jean Lovell, Evansville, Ind. and Sandra Janes of Pulaski; 4 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren; three sisters, Mrs. Annie Flaherty, Louisville, Ky., Mattie Lee Melvin and Almeda Claud, Pulaski.

BROOKS, Floyd Ewing OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 23 Dec 1985
Mr. Floyd Ewing Brooks, 90, of Pulaski, died Friday, Dec. 20, 1985, at Pulaski Health Care Center.
Funeral services were held at 2 p. m. Sunday, Dec. 22, at Bennett-May Chapel. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, he was the son of the late Edgar and Ola Anthony Brooks and was married to the late Lemora Kimbrough Brooks. He was a member of the Presbyterian church and was a retired farmer.
Survivors include three daughters, Frances Worsham, Margaret Harwell, Ruby Petty, all of Pulaski; one son, Ewing Brooks of Pulaski; one half-sister, Mrs. Leon Oakes of Alabaman; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

BROOKS, John H. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 05 Feb 1984
John H. Brooks, 64, died on Saturday, December 15, 1984, in Fort Worth, Texas. A Tennessee native, he was the son of Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Brooks, Sr. He was the first general manager of the Consolidated Packaging Company in Pulaski. He was a veteran of World War II, having served as a pilot in England, Italy, and North Africa.
Funeral services were held on December 19 at Chattanooga Funeral Home in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Dorothy Shedd Brooks; two sons, Brian Brooks of Columbia, Missouri and Wesley S. Brooks of Phoenix, Arizona; three brothers, James W. Brooks, Charles E. Brooks and Donald B. Brooks, all of Chattanooga; two sisters, Grace B. Brooks of Bethesda, Maryland, and Mary L. Brooks of Chattanooga; and three grandchildren.

BROOKS, Larry Wayne OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 01 Feb 1983
Larry Wayne Brooks, 34, of 1004 Drummond Drive of Nashville, died on Thursday, January 27, 1983 as the result of injuries received in a traffic accident in Nashville.
Funeral services were conducted by the Rev. James D. Nave at 3:00 p. m. on Saturday, January 29 at Carr and Erwin Chapel. Burial followed in Giles Memory Garden.
A native of Alabama, Mr. Brooks was the supervisor of building and maintenance for Shelby Singleton Corporation in Nashville.
He was the son of the late Billy Luis Brooks and his mother, Emma Sue Tate Hirst of Pulaski, survives. He is also survived by his wife Helen Powers Brooks of Nashville.
Additional survivors include three daughters, Alisha Dawn, Carrie Melissa, and Jamie Leigh all of Nashville; four brothers, Harry Hirst of Memphis, Michael, Terry and Mark Hirst, all of Pulaski; and one sister, Sharon Hirst of Pulaski.

BROOKS, Mary Ellen Jones OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 22 Apr 1986
Mrs. Mary Ellen Brooks, 55, of Pulaski, died Friday, April 18, 1986, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, following an extended illness. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Monday, April 21, at First Baptist Church with Rev. R. A. Oliver officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery. Queen Ann Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Brooks was the daughter of the late Leroy and Willie Mae Braden Jones. She was a member of the Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband, Rev. Frank Brooks of Pulaski; 10 sons, Frank Brooks, Jr. and Keith Brooks of Nashville, Marty, Van, Walter, Jeffrey and Terry Brooks, all of Pulaski, Gary Brooks of Dayton, Ohio, Kerry Brooks of Salinas, Calif., Stonie Brooks of Columbia; five daughters, Carol Truesdale of Springfield, Va., Mrs. Ava Doby of Columbia, S. C., Mrs. Mary Delois Harris, Angela Faith and Rhonda Renay Brooks, all of Pulaski; 14 grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Ann Jones Oliver, Dayton, Ohio; one brother, Thomas Roy Jones of Dayton, Ohio.

BROOKS, Minnie Mae Clem OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 12 Jan 1989
Minnie Mae Brooks, 89, Benton Harbor, Mich., died Friday, Jan. 6, 1989, at St. Joseph Hospital in Benton Harbor. Funeral services were held Monday at Carr and Erwin Funeral Home with Albert Pope officiating. Burial was in Hasting Cemetery.
Mrs. Brooks was a native of Alabama and the daughter of George and Sally Tatum Clem. Survivors include two sons, Gilbert G. Brooks of Michigan and Bobby Brooks, Florida; four daughters, Susie Whitfield, Mable Black and Effie Boyd, all of Michigan and Ruby Cline of Pulaski; 53 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.

BROOKS, Talitha OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 13 Sep 1983
Mrs. Talitha Brooks, age 91, died September 5, 1983, at the Merry Hill Nursing Home in Lewisburg.

Funeral services were held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, September 7 at Cornersville Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in Prospect Cemetery.
Survivors include one son, Bruce Southerland of Lewisburg; one daughter, Mrs. Nancy Dunnavant of Cornersville; one step daughter, Mrs. Victoria Stanford of Athens, Alabama; 19 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and 8 great-great-grandchildren.

BROOKS, William R. (Billy) OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 22 Sep 1987
William R. (Billy) Brooks, 64, died Sunday, Sept. 13, at Huntsville Humana Hospital. Funeral services were held Tuesday, Sept. 15, at Shelton Funeral Home in Decatur, Ala., with burial in Athens, Ala.
Mr. Brooks was a native of Limestone County. Survivors include his wife, Abby Brooks; one daughter, Pamela Lowery of Huntsville; four brothers, Nathan and Joe Brooks, both of Athens, Mike C. Brooks, Jr. of Louisiana and Harold Brooks of Pulaski; four sisters, Kathleen Wells of Elkmont, Ala., Marjorie Peppers, Ruth Lawson and Betty Bullington, all of Athens.

BROWN, Anna Lorena "Rena" Tice OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 02 May 1989
Mrs. Anna Lorena "Rena" Tice Brown, 78, of Culleoka, died Monday, April 17, in Maury Regional Hospital. Funeral services were held Wednesday, April 19, at Oakes and Nichols Funeral Home with Grady Pitts and Curtis Dowdy officiating. Burial was in Rose Hill Cemetery in Columbia.
A native of Lawrence County, Mrs. Brown was the daughter of the late John A. and Nannie Pearl Pinkelton Tice. She was a member of Central Presbyterian Church in Culleoka but later attended Stiversville Church of Christ.
Survivors include her husband, Hubert A. Brown; three daughters, Mrs. W. T. (Lois) Hickman of Lynnville, Mrs. James (Doris) Hubbell of Columbia, Mrs. Henry (Pearline) McAnally of Mount Pleasant; one son, Edward A. Brown of Culleoka; three sisters, Mrs. Homer (Lennie) Haskin and Mrs. Ina Hopper, both of Columbia, Mrs. Roy (Geneva) Cherry of Culleoka; two brothers, Huey Tice of Columbia, Sherman Tice of Culleoka; eight grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

BROWN, Charles Tulle OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 16 Apr 1987
Mr. Charles Tulle Brown, 49, of Pulaski, died Friday, April 10, 1987, at his residence. Funeral Services were held Sunday, April 12, at Queen Ann Funeral Home with Rev. Riley Tucker officiating. Burial was in Rocky Mount Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Brown was the son of the late Levester and Minnie McElroy Brown.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Elaine M. Brown; one son, Jude Brown; one daughter, Miss Barbara Brown; one brother, John Lee Brown; one nephew, John Lee Brown, Jr.; one nieces, Miss Janice Brown; step-mother, Mrs. Mattie L. Brown; two step-sisters, Mrs. Angeline Smith and Mrs. Jacqueline Miller; one step-brother, Clarence Hammonds, Jr.

BROWN, Clarence Eugene OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 10 Sep 1987

Mr. Clarence Eugene Brown, 71, of the Diana community, died Tuesday, Sept. 1, 1987, at Hillside Hospital. Funeral services were held Thursday, Sept. 3, at Cornersville Chapel with L. E. Wright officiating. Burial was in Diana Cemetery. London Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
A native of Lincoln County, Mr. Brown was the son of the late Arthur J. and Lula Mills Brown. He was a carpenter.
Survivors include his wife, Frances Stevens Brown of Diana; one daughter, Mrs. Hershell Doggett of Beech Hill; two granddaughters, Tanya Doggett of Beech Hill, Yolanda Murrey of Lewisburg; two grandchildren.

BROWN, Dorothy Christine May OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 16 Jan 1980
Mrs. Dorothy Christine Brown, 39, of Route 6, Pulaski, died Thursday, January 10 in Westside Hospital, Nashville, following an extended illness. Funeral services were conducted Saturday at 10:30 a. m. at Carr and Erwin Chapel with burial in Maplewood Cemetery. The Rev. Elmer Howell and the Rev. Mack Pinkelton were the officiants.
Born in Giles County, Mrs. Brown was the daughter of Mrs. Christine Nelson May of Pulaski, who survives, and the late John Howard May.
In addition to her mother, survivors include her husband, Robert Wade Brownl; a son, Keith Brown and a daughter, Monica Brown, both of Pulaski.

BROWN, Elnora OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 04 May 1983
Mrs. Elnora Brown, 104, Lawrenceburg, died Sunday, April 24, 1983 at Crockett General Hospital.
Funeral services wre held at noon Thursday, April 28, at Queen Ann Funeral Home with burial in Prospect Cemetery, Piley Tucker officiating.
A native of Giles County, she was the daughter of the late John Henry and Mary Elizabeth Upshaw and was married to the late Harry Brown.
She is survived only by nieces and nephews.


BROWN, Fannie Lee Grigsby OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 18 Feb 1988
Mrs. Fannie Lee Grigsby Brown, 74, of Elkton, died Tuesday, Feb. 9, 1988, at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville. Funeral services were held Sunday, Feb. 14, at Union Hill Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Roy White officiating. Burial was in Elkton Cemetery. Queen Ann Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Brown was the daughter of the late Ophelia Garrison Smith and was married to the late Jim Brown. She was a long time member of the Indian Creek Missionary Baptist Church at Bryson.

Survivors include four daughters, Bessie Grigsby, Daisy Grigsby, Dorothy Harney and Alease Birdsong, all of Elkton; two sons, John Henry Grigsby of Elkton, David Wayne Brown of Nashville; five step-daughters, Hannah Webb and Tina Brown, both of Indianapolis, Ind., Ida Gilbert of Athens, Ala., Lois Ford and Mary Cross, both of Huntsville; six step-sons, George and Richard Brown, both of Indianapolis, Walter Brown of Huntsville, Junior and Edward Brown, both of Memphis, Wilbur Brown of Nashville; 23 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; one sister, Sallie Mae Gardner of Pulaski; two brothers, the Rev. Will Andy McWilliams of Pulaski, the Rev. John B. McWilliams of Elkton; several nieces and nephews.

BROWN, Floyd E. (Buck) OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 23 Aug 1988
Mr. Floyd E. (Buck) Brown, 72, of Lawrenceburg, died Wednesday, Aug. 17, 1988, at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville.
Funeral services were held Friday, Aug. 19, at North Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Clifton Johnston and Fred Blankenship officiating. Burial was in Lawrence County Memorial Garden.
A native of Lawrence County, Mr. Brown was the son of the late Elmer Oto and Jessie Shields Brown and was married to the late Frances M. Brown. He was a member of the First Methodist Church and was a retired construction superintendent.
Survivors include one daughter, Barbara Brown of Lawrenceburg; one son, Elmer Brown of Lawrenceburg; two grandchildren; two sisters, Audrey McAfee and Ruby Bee, both of Pulaski; one half-brother, Clifton Brown of Lawrenceburg; several nieces and nephews.

BROWN, Floyd Wilson OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 07 Feb 1985
Mr. Floyd Wilson Brown, 74, Route 4, Pulaski, died on Saturday, Feb. 2, 1985, at Hillside Hospital.
A native of Giles County, he was the son of the late Thomas K. and Daisy Abernathy Brown. He was a retired farmer and a member of the Methodist Church.
Funeral services were held at 2 p. m. Sunday, Feb. 3, at Bennett-May Chapel, Michael O'Bannon officiating, with burial in Maplewood Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Corinne Scales Brown, Pulaski; two sons, Larry Glenn Brown, Nashville, and Leonard Melvin Brown, Trenton, Tenn.; one sister, Mrs. Ellen Barber, Pulaski, and six grandchildren.

BROWN, George Franklin OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 02 Dec 1986
Mr. George Franklin Brown, 52, of Pulaski, died Friday, Nov. 28, 1986, at Hillside Hospital.
Funeral services were held Saturday, Nov. 29, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with G. C. Fox officiating. Burial was in Giles Memory Garden.
A native of Tennessee, Mr. Brown was the son of the late Mrs. Dimple Brown. He was employed by Roadway Express and served in the U. S. Army.
Suriviors include his father, Julius Brown of Pulaski; his wife, Gladys Edde Brown of Pulaski; two sons, Brian Brown of Pulaski, Mike Brown of Lawrenceburg; two brothers, James E. Brown of Pulaski, John Brown of Murfreesboro; nine sisters, Betty Kimbrough and Nancy Willoughby, both of Gallatin, Barbara Green, Linda Polly, Diane White, Rose Mary Brown, all of Pulaski, Elaine Wiley and Juanita Woods, both of Nashville, Julia Glossup of Columbia; two grandchildren.

BROWN, Grace Helmick OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 28 Mar 1989

Grace Helmick Brown, 96, died Friday, Feb. 24, 1989 at All Saints Hospital in Fort Worth, Texas. Funeral services were held Monday, Feb. 24 at Meadowbrook United Methodist Church in Fort Worth with burial in Everman Cemetery in Everman, Texas.
She was a native of Giles County, was the daughter of the late Thomas H. and Ida Owen Helmick and was married to the late Clarence O. Brown.
She was an active member of the Methodist Church and United Methodist Women.
Survivors include two sons, C. O. "Bill" Brown of Fort Worth, Texas, and Paul H. Brown of Oakley, California; two daughters, Doris B. Pratt and Lois B. Thomas, both of Hurst, Texas; two brothers, Everett L. Helmick, Hillsboro, Texas, and Roger H. Helmick, of Mansfield, Texas; one sister, Nan M. Dyson, Fort Worth, Texas; 8 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

BROWN, Harley Daniel OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 25 Jul 1989
Harley Daniel Brown, 72, of Ardmore, AL died in Huntsville Hospital Friday, July 21, 1989. Funeral services were held July 23 at the Chapel of Gallant Funeral Home in Fayetteville with Rev. G. K. Wood and Rev. J. D. Saint officiating. Burial was in New Grove Cemetery. He was a retired farmer.
Survivors include his wife, Ozell Reyer Brown of Ardmore, AL; five sons, Hudson Brown, Ardmore, AL, Leonard and Lonnie Brown, both of Ardmore, AL, Lester Brown, Decatur, AL, Leslie Brown, Prospect; four daughters, Rachel Patterson and Reba Patterson, both of Delrose, Hazel Ralston, Lynnville, and Anita Parham, Elkmont, AL; two brothers, A. C. Brown, Athens, AL, and Howard Brown, Fayetteville; six sisters, Louise Stewart and Mary Ashby, both of Taft, Janie Patterson, Blanche, Alma Smith, Athens, AL, and Annie Florence Jones, Ardmore, TN; eight grandchildren.

BROWN, Henry OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 29 Sep 1982
Mr. Henry Brown, 56, Nashville, died Tuesday, September 28, 1982 at Veteran's Hospital, Nashville. Funeral services will be held at 11:30 a. m. Friday, Oct. 1 at Patton Brothers Funeral Home, Nashville, with burial in that city.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Louise Gilbert Brown; and a daughter, Mrs. Gertrude Williams of Pulaski.

BROWN, Isaac Allen OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 9 Jan 1980
Isaac Allen Brown, 73, died Saturday, December 29th at his home in Liberty Valley, Marshall County. Funeral services were conducted Monday morning at 10:00 o'clock in the chapel of Bills and McGaugh Funeral Home by Church of Christ minister, Tom Campbell. Burial was in Short Cemetery at Spring Place, Marshall County.
A native of Marshall County, Mr. Brown was the son of the late Isaac Spratt and Rosie Bell Rhodes Brown. He was a retired salesman and farmer and a member of Liberty Valley Church of Christ.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Sadie Watt Brown of Belfast; a son, Staley S. Brown of Pulaski; two daughters, Mrs. Robert E. Chapman of Marshall County and Mrs. Sherrell McConnell of Franklin; a brother, Willie Brown of Columbia; a sister, Mrs. Sarah Bell Bailey of White Marsh, Md.; five grandchildren and one great grandchild.

BROWN, James M. OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 01 May 1986
Mr. James M. Brown, 62, of Lawrenceburg, died Friday, April 25, 1986, at his residence. Funeal services were held at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 1, at North Funeral Home with J. Arnold Porter and Daryl Alexander officiating. Burial was in Mimosa Cemetery.
A native of Lawrence County, Mr. Brown was the son of the late Elmer O. and Annie Massey Brown. He was a construction worker.
Survivors include his wife, Rachel Whitsett Brown of Lawrenceburg; one son, Terry Brown of Columbia; one daughter, Mary Griggs of Phoenix, Ariz.; two brothers, Clifton and Floyd Brown, both of Lawrenceburg; four sisters, Ruby Bee of Pulaski; Imogene Gilbreath, Ethel Dowden, and Audrey McAfee, all of Lawrenceburg.

BROWN, Jerald-Dean Exum OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 29 Mar 1988
Mrs. Jerald-Dean Brown, 40, of Pulaski, died Sunday, March 20, 1988, at Hillside Hospital. Funeral services were held Tuesday, March 22, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with Paul Sain and Floyd Farris officiating. Burial was in Giles Memory Garden.
A native of Winter Haven, Fla., Mrs. Brown was a night attendant at Carr and Erwin Funeral Home.
Survivors include her parentes, Gaston and Joyce Exum of Auburndale, Fla.; her husband, James Brown of Pulaski; two daughters, Kim and Angie Brown, both of Pulaski; four brothers, Jerry, Willie, Ronnie and Donald Exum, all of Auburndale, Fla.

BROWN, Joe R. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 12 Apr 1988
Mr. Joe R. Brown, 80, of Pulaski, died Wednesday, April 6, 1988, at his residence. Funeral services were held Saturday, April 9, at Old Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Dalton Holt and the Rev. Riley Tucker officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery. Queen Ann Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Brown was the son of the late Peter and Nancy Baugh Brown and was married to the late Rosie Bell Abernathy Brown. He was an employee of M. Cohen and Sons Wholesale Grocers for 54 years, was a Mason and a member of St. John Lodge No. 10, A. F. and A.M., P.H.A. of Pulaski for over 40 years.
Survivors include his children, Thomas Justin Brown of Pulaski, Joe Cauley Brown of Seattle, Wash., Frances Irene Patton, Andrew Lewis Brown and Calvin Brown, all of Nashville, Sallie Will Sims of Pamona, Calif., Pearline Wright of Akron, Ohio, Will Mack Brown, Nancy Mae Seats and Ruth Ellen Skelton, all of Indianapolis, Ind.; 26 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren; three brothers, Mack Brown of Pulaski, Ezell Madry and Curley Madry, both of Louisville, Ky.; one sister, Lady Madry of Louisville, Ky.; several nieces and nephews.

BROWN, John Henry OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 02 May 1989

Mr. John Henry Brown, 47, of Pulaski, died Monday, April 24, 1989, at his residence. Funeral services were held Wednesday, April 26, at Jordan Funeral Home with the Rev. Frank Brooks officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
Mr. Brown was a Giles County native and was employed at Torrington/Fafnir. Survivors include his parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Brown; one son, John H. Brown, Jr. of Nashville; one daughter, Sandra Brown of Nashville; three sisters, Mrs. Maryann Staten of Huntsville, Ala., Mrs. Georgia Phelps of Nashville, and Mrs. Edith Lark of Sanford, N. C.; one grandchild.

BROWN, John Robert OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 26 Feb 1987
Mr. John Robert Brown, 65, of Pulaski, died Monday, Feb. 23, 1987, at Lewisburg Community Hospital. Funeral services were held Wednesday, Feb. 25, at Bennett May Chapel with Glenn Colley officiating. Burial was in Giles Memory Garden.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Brown was the son of the late Gaius and Florence Tomerlin Brown. He was a retired State Highway Department employee and a member of the Methodist church.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Doris Reasonover Brown of Pulaski; one daughter, Mrs. Faye Campbell of Pulaski; one son, Rickey Brown of Nashville; four grandchildren; six sisters, Mrs. Theresa Chimento and Mrs. Mary Pinkston, both of Lewisburg, Mrs. Eva Palmer of Nashville, Mrs. Frances Clem of Dickson, Mrs. Gertrude Palmer of Murfreesboro; six brothers, Van William and N. C. Brown, both of Prospect, Erskine and Arlen Brown, both of Pulaski, Paul Wayne and Billy Brown, both of Columbia.

BROWN, John Thomas OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 27 Mar 1985
James Thomas Brown, 74, of Route 1, Prospect, TN, died March 18, 1985, at Community Hospital in Lewisburg, TN.
Funeral services were held March 22 at 12 p. m. at First Baptist Church with Rev. O. L. McWilliams officiating. Burial was in the Love Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Brown was the son of the late William and Lula White Brown and the husband of the late Lucille Brown. He was a deacon of Anthony Hill Missionary Baptist Church at Cedar Grove and a retired employee of Interstate Paving Co.
Survivors include eight sons, William, Clifford, Fred, John, and Wade Brown, all of Pulaski, Clarence and Ira Brown of Nashville and Eugene Brown of U. S. Air Force in Germany; three daughters, Mrs. Pearl Jordan of Dallas, TX, Mrs. Eulelia Lawrence of Prospect, and Miss Brenda Brown of Knoxville; one brother, Clifford Brown of Nashville; six sisters, Mrs. Martha Davis, Mrs. Mary Bruton, Mrs. Hatti Rorex of Indianapolis, IN, Mrs. Clara Starks of Cleveland, Ohio, Mrs. Roberta Overton and Mrs. Lousie Hardison, of Nashville.

BROWN, John Tyler OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 16 Aug 1988
Mr. John Tyler Brown, 91, died Tuesday, Aug. 9, 1988, at Hillside Hospital. Funeral services were held Saturday, Aug. 13, at Old Zion Primitive Baptist Church with the Rev. Jessie Haliburton officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery. Queen Ann Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

A native of Giles County, Mr. Brown was the son of the late Tom and Lou Reed Brown and was married to the late Theola McCollum Brown and the late Ella Harwell Brown. He was a long-time employee of International Mineral and Chemical Corporation before his retirement. He was a member of Old Zion Primitive Baptist Church, where he served as deacon.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Carrie Will Brown; five daughters and three sons, Mrs. Esther Evans, Mrs. Roberta Fuqua, and Mrs. Louise Stewart, all of Louisville, Ky., James Brown of Pulaski, Nathan Brown of Memphis, William Thomas Brown and Mrs.Betty J. Hairston, both of Columbus, Ohio, Mrs. Lena Prince of Nashville; 27 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; 16 nieces, three nephews; six step-children, Mrs. J. C. (Helen) Hogan of Toledo, Ohio, Mrs. Magdalene Fisher of Prospect, Mrs. Frank (Kathaleen) Griffin and Mrs. George (Naomi) Driver, both of Nashville, Mrs. Erise (Esther) Scales of Detroit, Mich., Mrs. Carol (Easter) McHaney of Henderson; several step-grandchildren.

BROWN, Levester OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 23 Nov 1982
Levester Brown, 65, of 2305 Medaris Road, Huntsville, Ala., died on Monday, November 8, 1982, at Huntsville Medical Center after a short illness.
Funeral services were conducted by the Rev. Douglas Coleman at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, November 12 at Rocky Mountain Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Queen Ann Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
A retired farmer and an employee of Maremont-Gabriel Corporation of Pulaski, he was married to Mattye Gardner Hammonds of Huntsville, Ala. He was the son of the late Tulley and Lucy Ann Holt Brown.
A native of Giles County, he was a member of Rocky Mount Cumberland Presbyterian Church for over 40 years where he served as an Elder and treasurer of the building fund.
In addition to his wife, Mr. Brown is survived by two sons from his first marriage, Charles A. Brown and John Lee Brown, both of Pulaski; two sisters, Mrs. Elizabeth McElroy of Pulaski and Mrs. Dorthular Macklin of Louisville, Ky.; three step-children, Clarence Hammnds, Jr., Mrs. Jacqueline Miller and Mrs. Angie Smith, all of Huntsville; and four grandchildren.

BROWN, Luther OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 17 Jun 1981
Funeral services for Luther Brown, age 58, were held Sunday, June 14, 1981 at 2:00 p. m. at Abraham McKissack Memorial Chapel at Queen Ann Funeral Home. The Rev. Walter Wade was the officiant. Burial took place in Maplewood Cemetery.
Mr. Brown died Friday, June 13, at a Louisville, Ky. Infirmary following a long illness. He was the son of John Tyler Brown and the late Mrs. Theola McCollum Brown of Giles County.
Survivors besides his father, Mr. John Tyler Brown, his step-mother, Mrs. Carrie Will Brown, both of Pulaski; four brothers, Lewis C. Brown and Thomas Brown of Columbus, Ohio, James M. Brown, Pulaski, and Nathan Brown, Memphis, Tennessee; five sisters, Mrs. Esther Evans, Mrs. Roberta Fuqua, Mrs. Louise Stewart, all of Louisvile, Mrs. Betty Hairston, Columbus, Ohio, and Miss Lena Brown, Chicago, Ill.; five stepsisters, Mrs. Magdalene Fisher, Prospect, Mrs. Kathleen Griffin and Mrs. Naomi Driver, Nashville, Mrs. Easter McHaney, Henderson; three stepbrothers, J. C. Hogan, Toledo, Ohio, Alex Harwell, Pulaski, and Roy Harwell, Nashville.

BROWN, Maggie Gilbert OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 23 Sep 1981

Funeral services were held for Mrs. Maggie Gilbert Brown on Tuesday September 15 at 11:00 a. m. at First Baptist Church on West Shoal Street. The Rev. R. A. Oliver officiated.
Mrs. Brown died Friday September 11, 1981 at Riverside Hospital, Nashville. A native of Giles County, born May 8, 1895, she was the widow of Lewis Brown, Jr. of Prospect who died in 1969.
Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Mary Reynolds of Nashville; four sons, Harris Brown, James Brown and Will Brown all of Pulaski and Rev. Joe Brown of Indianapolis, Ind.; one step-daughter, Mrs. Della Hogan of Pulaski; two step-sons, Charlie Brown, Cincinnati, Ohio and Jerome Trotter Brown, Birmingham, Ala.; 29 grandchildren; a devoted granddaughter, Mrs. Ollie Mae Locklayer, Nashville; 54 great grandchildren; one brother, John Nick Gilbert. Queen Ann Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

BROWN, Marvin M. OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 24 Mar 1982
Marvin M. Brown, 81, died on Thursday, March 11, 1982, at his home on Route 2, Lynnville.
He was a retired farmer and custodian of Jones High School, Lynnville. A native of Giles County, he was the son of the late Giles and Ada White Brown.
Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Sunday, March 14, at Round Hill Missionary Baptist Church, where he was a member. Burial was in Robertson Fork Cemetery. Queen Ann Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Tommie Jackson Brown, Lynnville; one sister, Mrs. Gertrude S. Ball, a niece and two great-nephews, all of Pulaski.

BROWN, Mary Elizabeth Bland Citizen-Press 12 Dec 1989
Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Brown, 79, formerly of the Bee Springs community of Giles County, died Tuesday, Dec. 5, 1989, at Clarksville Memorial Hospital.
Graveside services were held Friday, Dec. 8, at Bee Springs Cemetery with Paul Sain officiating.
A native of Limetone County, Ala., Mrs. Brown was the daughter of the late James Wiley and Bertha Brown Bland and was married to the late Frederick Hugh Brown. She was a former member of the East Hill Church of Christ.
Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Joan B. Gower of Cedar Hill, Tenn., Mrs. Jeanette Sullivan of Savannah, Ga.; three sons, James R. Brown of Pulaski, Paul M. (Pete) Brown of Polk City, Fla., Michael G. Brown of Savannah, Ga.; 19 grandchildren and 15 great-great-grandchildren.

BROWN, Minnie Ann McElroy OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 18 Jun 1980
Funeral services for Mrs. Minnie Ann Brown of Route 5, Pulaski were held Sunday, June 15 at 12:00 o'clock at the Rocky Mount Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Rev. Doug Coleman and Rev. Edward Ogilvie officiated. Interment was in Rocky Mount Cemetery.
Mrs. Brown died Thursday, June 12, 1980. A native of Giles County born Feb. 15, 1917, she was the daughter of the late Willie Mahlon and Patsy Reed McElroy. She was married to Leevester Brown Dec. 25, 1937.

From early childhood she attended the Rocky Mount Cumberland Presbyterian Church and in 1943 she accepted Christ as her Savior, was baptized and joined that church where she gave dedicated service as an usher and as pianist for the choir.
Survivors besides her husband, Leevester Brown include two sons, Charles T. Brown, Chicago, Ill. and John Lee Brown, Pulaski; four grandchildren, John Lee Brown, Jr. and Janice Brown, Pulaski, Barbara Brown and Jude Brown of Chicago; a brother, Willie Mahlon McElroy of Pulaski; one aunt, Mrs. Jannie Bass of Nashville; two daughters-in-law, Mrs. Elaine Brown of Chicago and Mrs. Joan Brown, Pulaski; two sisters-in-law, Mrs. Elizabeth McElroy, Pulaski and Donthular Macklin of Louisville, Ky.; ten nephews, eight nieces, a host of cousins, other relatives and friends. Queen Ann Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

BROWN, Olivene Williams OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 23 Jul 1980
Funeral services for Mrs. Olivene Williams Brown, 64, of 439 South Tennessee Blvd., Murfreesboro were held Friday, July 18 at Woodfin Memorial Chapel with burial in Evergreen Cemetery in that town. The Reverends William Moss and Leon Stancliff officiated.
Mrs. Brown died Thursday July 17 at Westside Hospital, Nashville following an extended illness.
A Giles County native, Mrs. Brown was the daughter of the late Kirby S. Williams and Virginia Keltner Williams of the Friendship Community. She taught first and second grades 24 years at Beech Hill High School before her marriage to Neil Brown of Murfreesboro in 1958. Following her marriage she taught fifth grade at Smyrna Elementary School until her retirement in 1972. She was a member of Olivet Methodist Church.
Survivors beside her husband, Neil Brown, include three brothers, Marvin Graham Williams, Old Hickory, Bunyan and Herbert Williams, Pulaski; seven sisters, Mrs. G. Russell Moore, Mrs. John E. Wilson, Mrs. Tom Sanders, Mrs. Gene Dunnavant, Mrs. Fayne Ingram, Mrs. Morris Ed Harwell all of Pulaski and Mrs. Cecil Harwell of San Fernando, Ca.

BROWN, Riley Humphrey OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 28 Jan 1981
Riley Humphrey Brown, 66, died Friday, January 23, 1981 in Giles County Hospital. Funeral services were conducted by Rev. Frank Brooks at 1:00 p. m. Wednesday, January 28, at Queen Ann Funeral Home. Interment was in Maplewood Cemetery.
He was a native of Giles County and a son of the late Vanus and Maggie Redding Brown. A retired employee of the L&N Railroad Company at Louisville, Kentucky where he resided for 34 years before returning to Pulaski 3 years ago.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Estelle Anthony Brown of Pulaski; three sisters, Mrs. Bessie Cosby, Pulaski, Mrs. Albureen Jackson of Hopkinsville and Mrs. Ida Bell Malone of Louisville, Ky.; six brothers, Osteen, Ollie and Thomas Brown, of Louisville, Ky., Sy Will Brown and James Brown of Pulaski and Thomas Brown of New Albany, Ind.

BROWN, Rosie Bell OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 07 Nov 1983
Mrs. Rosie Bell Brown, 73, died on Tuesday, November 29, 1983, at Giles County Hospital.
A native of Giles County, she was the daughter of the late Cauley and Ellen Maxwell Abernathy.

Funeral services were held at 1 p. m. Friday, December 2, at Old Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church, A. E. Berry officiating, burial in Maplewood Cemetery, Queen Ann Funeral Home in charge.
Survivors include her husband, Joe Rod Brown; five sons, Thomas Justin Brown of Pulaski, Andrew Louis Patton Brown and Calvin Brown, both of Nashville, Will Mack Brown of Indiana, and Joe Brown of Seattle, Washington; five daughters, Frances Irene Patton, Nashville, Nancy Mae Seats, Ruth Ellen Skelton, Indianapolis, Indiana, Pearlene Wright, Akron, Ohio, Sallie Will Sims, Pamona, California; two sisters, Lizzie Lee Reynolds and Eliza Daily, Pulaski; one brother, Louis Abernathy, Indianapolis; 28 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

BROWN, Roxie May Felker OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 08 Dec 1987
Mrs. Roxie Mae Brown, 72, of Lynnville, died Friday, Dec. 4, 1987, at Hillside Hospital. Funeral services were held Saturday, Dec. 5, at Hillside Hospital. Funeral services were held Saturday, Dec. 5, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with the Rev. Mack Pinkelton officiating. Burial was in Lynnwood Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Brown was the daughter of the late Eliza and Lena Cates Felker. She was retired from Lee-Mar Shirt Company.
Survivors include her husband, Vaden Brown of Lynnville; two sons, Glen Brown of Pulaski, Al Brown of Nashville; two brothers, Bill and Willie Felker, both of Pulaski; one sister, Mrs. Melvin Hickman of Lynnville; two grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

BROWN, Thomas Rollan OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 08 Jun 1982
Thomas Rollan Brown, 74, of Route 6, Pulaski, died on Thursday, May 27, 1982 at Giles County Hospital.
Funeral services were conducted by the Reverend Clarence Stewart at 2:00 p. m. on Saturday, May 29 at Bennett-May Chapel. Burial followed in Maplewood Cemetery.
Born in Chester, Pennsylvania and a member of the Baptist Church, Mr. Brown is survived by his wife, Hazel Harmon Brown of Pulaski.

BROWN, T. Willie OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 14 Jun 1984
T. Willie Brown, 75, Columbia, died on Thursday, June 7, 1984, at St. Thomas Hospital, Nashville.
Funeral services were held at 1 p. m. Saturday, June 9, at Oakes and Nichols Funeral Home in Columbia, with burial in Polk Memorial Gardens at Columbia.
Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. William F. Kennedy, Lynnville.

BROWN, Thomas W. OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 24 Feb 1982
Thomas W. Brown, died on Thursday, February 18, 1982, in Louisville, Kentucky. He was a Giles County native.
Funeral services were held at noon Monday, February 22, at Jordan Funeral Home, Pulaski, with burial in Oak Grove Cemetery.

Survivors include three sisters, Mrs. Bessie Cosby, Pulaski, Mrs. Ida Malone, Louisville, and Mrs. Burea Jackson, Hopkinsville, Kentucky; five brothers, Rev. Leroy Brown, Ollie and Osteen Brown, her mother, Mrs. Willie Mae Duke Brown, Pulaski.

BROWN, Willia Mae Holt OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 13 Jun 1989
Mrs. Willia Mae Brown, 53, Nashville, died Friday, June 2, 1989 at her residence. Funeral services were June 5 at Saint James Primitive Baptist Church in Pulaski with Rev. Albert Foster officiating. Burial was June 6 at Maplewood Cemetery.
Mrs. Brown was a native of Giles County and the daughter of the late Grady Holt. She attended Bridgeforth High School and was employed at Vanderbilt Hospital in Nashville. She was a member of the Ranson Temple Cumberland Presbyterian Church.
Survivors include her husband, Jimmie Lee Brown; mother, Mrs. Sarah Payne Holt, stepson, Reggie Brown, Calif.; two foster daughters, Tommie Thompson and Betty Richmond; three sisters, Katherine Holt, Nashville, Cordia Louise Marks and Virginia Holt; step-grandmother, Hazel Holt, Pulaski; and four foster grandchildren. Queen Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

BROWN, Willie Nathan OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 04 Sep 1984
Willie Nathan Brown, 41, died on Sunday, August 26, 1984, in Detroit, Michigan. A native of Giles County, he was a mechanic for Ford Motor Company.
Funeral services were held at 2 p. m. Sunday, September 2, at Pleasant Hill C. P. Church at Stella, D. C. Williams officiating, with burial in New Gilbert Cemetery, Jordan Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Janet L. Brown and five children, Theresa, Kathy, Dora, Willie, Jr., and Devon Brown, all of Detroit; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Will Brown, Pulaski; three sisters, Mrs. Laura Shaw, Denver, Colorado, Mrs. Ella Jordan and Mrs. Gladys Blair, both of Ft. Wayne, Indiana; five brothers, James and W. H. Brown of Detroit, Paul, Wendell and Randy Brown, all of Pulaski.

BROWNLOW, Ewing P. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 09 Feb 1988
Mr. Ewing P. Brownlow, 62, of Pulaski, died Tuesday, Feb. 2, 1988, at Veterans Hospital in Nashville. Funeral services were held Thursday, Feb. 4, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with Bobby Gobble officiating. Burial was in Giles Memory Garden.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Brownlow was the son of the late William P. and Louise Forsythe Brownlow. He was a veteran of World War II and was a retired heavy equipment operator.
Survivors include his wife, Eula Mae Howell Brownlow of Pulaski; one son, Steve Brownlow of Pulaski; one brother, Robert Harry Brownlow of Fort Myers, Fla.; one niece.

BROWNLOW, Martha Ann Jones OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 25 Feb 1986
Mrs. Martha Ann Brownlow, 87, of Prospect, died Tuesday, February 18, 1986, at Madison Hospital in Madison, Tenn.
Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 20, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with Rev. Bill Morris officiating. Burial was in Stella Cemetery.

A native of Giles County, Mrs. Brownlow was the daughter of the late Joseph Andrew and Frances Tennie Jordan Jones. She was a member of the Minor Hill Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband, Leonard Mai Brownlow of Prospect; three daughters, Mrs. Leon (Tennie Mae) Doty, Mrs. Melvin (Elizabeth) Hudson, both of Nashville, Mrs. Sid (Georgia Ann) Durham of Hendersonville; one grandson, Gary Alan Hudson; one great granddaughter, Regina Marie Hudson; two nieces, Mrs. Ola Mae Campbell, Mrs. Katherine Lusk, both of Louisville, Ky.; one nephew, Roy Jackson of Fairdale, Ky.

BROWNLOW, Robert Harry OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 31 Jan 1989
Robert Harry Brownlow, 58, died Sunday, Jan. 22, 1989, at Pulaski Health Care Center. Funeral services were held Jan. 24 at Carr and Erwin Chapel with Don Russell officiating. Burial was in Stella Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, he was the son of the late William P. and Martha Louise Forsythe Brownlow.
Mr. Brownlow was a retired master sergeant of the Air Force and a veteran of the Korean and Vietnam War. He retired from the Air Force in 1971 and worked for the Army Corps of Engineers as a lock and dam operator until last year.
Survivors include his wife, Edith Kuntzer Brownlow, Pulaski; one niece, Linda Bartley, Saint Petersburg, Fla.; one nephew, Steve Brownlow, Pulaski.


BRYANT, Malcolm Lee OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 09 Dec 1986
Mr. Malcolm Lee Bryant, 73, of Lynnville, died Saturday, Dec. 6, 1986, at Maury County Hospital in Columbia.
Funeral services were held Sunday, Dec. 7, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with Mack Pinkelton officiating. Burial was in Lynnwood Cemetery.
A native of Tennessee, Mr. Bryant was the son of the late Willie and Georgia Bailey Bryant. He served in the U. S. Navy and was retired from Heil-Quaker Corporation.
Survivors include his wife, Jennie May Bryant of Lynnville; two sons, Joe and Don Bryant, both of Lynnville; one daughter, Mrs. Mary Kuhn of Nashville; one brother, James Bryant of Pulaski; three sisters, Emma Lou Hopkins of Nashville, Mima Bell Mitchell of Fayetteville, Mable Douthit of Bunker Hill; nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

BRYANT, O. K. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 14 Jan 1986
O. K. Bryant, 66, died Sunday, Jan. 12, 1986, in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 15, at Maplewood Cemetery. Hayes Chapel Funeral Home in Tuscaloosa will direct.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Juanita Bryant of Tuscaloosa; one son, Major O. K. Bryant III of Nevada; one daughter, Mrs. Debra Cartwright of Birmingham; one sister, Mrs. Martha Marie Ball of North Carolina; one brother, Jack Bryant of North Carolina, and four grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, contributions are asked to be made to the American Heart Fund of Cystic Fibrosis Fund.


BRYANT, Will Alice Potter OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 06 Oct 1987
Mrs. Will Alice Potter Bryant, 53, died Saturday, Sept. 26, 1987, at Little Company of Mary Hospital, Evergreen Park, Chicago, Ill. Funeral services were held Friday, Oct. 2, at Cage Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Thomas Pulliam officiating. Burial was Saturday, Oct. 3, in Oakwood Cemetery in Chicago.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Bryant was the daughter of the late Andrew and Fannie Reed Potter and was married to the late Theodore Bryant. She began her teaching career at Cobb Elementary School in Clarksville, Tenn. After moving to Chicago, she continued to teach for a total of 26 years in the Chicago Public School System until retirement in 1987. She was a past soror of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority.
Surivors include a daughter, Mrs. Theoretta Alicia Radcliff of Chicago; two grandsons, Christopher and Jeremy A. Radcliff, both of Chicago; three aunts, Mrs. Rosetta Reed Rives of Indianapolis, Ind., Mrs. Mary Potter Harwell and Mrs. Leona J. Potter, both of Pulaski; one uncle, Major Potter of Pulaski; a great-uncle, Lewis Daly of Lynnville; several cousins.

BRYMER, Clara Curtis OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 25 Nov 1986
Mrs. Clara C. Brymer, 83, of Pulaski, died Friday, Nov. 14, 1986, at Pulaski Health Care Center. Funeral services were held Monday, Nov. 17, at Bennett May Chapel with David Malone officiating. Burial was in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Ardmore, Ala.
A native of Tennessee, Mrs. Brymer was the daughter of the late Will and Ida Childress Curtis. She was a member of the Church of Christ.
Survivors include her husband, Flournoy Brymer of Pulaski; one daughter, Mrs. Ethel Tidwell of Detroit, Mich.; one son, Thomas Brymer of Detroit, Mich.; one sister, Mrs. Pearlie Mae Litton of Little Rock, Ark.; 26 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.

BRYMER, Emily Ann OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 07 Nov 1985
Emily Ann Brymer, six weeks old, of Pulaski, died Tuesday, Nov. 5, 1985, at her residence. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, at Bennett May Chapel with Rev. Mack Pinkelton officiating. Burial was in Oak Hill Cemetery in Lawrence County.
Survivors include her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Brymer of Pulaski; one brother, Joshua
Brymer of Pulaski; maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Price of Pulaski; paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Brymer of Wayne, Mich.

BRYMER, Jesse L. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 26 Feb 1985
Mr. Jesse L. Brymer, 53, of Westland, Michigan, died February 24, 1985, in Ann Arbor, Michigan. A native of Giles County, he was an employee of the Ford Motor Company.
Funeral services were to be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday , February 27, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with burial in Choates Creek Cemetery, Lawson Tuck officiating.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Marion Johnson Brymer of Westland, Michigan; his parents, Thomas F. and Clara Curtis Brymer of Pulaski; two sons, Michael and Tony Brymer, both of Westland, Michigan; one daughter, Linda Lawrence of Romulus, Michigan; one brother, Thomas Brymer of Romulus, Michigan; one sister, Ethel Tidwell of Bellville, Michigan; and three grandchildren.

BRYMER, Mary Inez Colston OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 28 Mar 1989
Mrs. Mary Inez Brymer, 66, of Pulaski, died Thursday, March 23, 1989, at Hillside Hospital. Funeral services were held Saturday, March 25, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with Paul Sain and G. C. Fox officiating. Burial was in Gatlin Cemetery.
A native of Limestone County, Ala., Mrs. Brymer was the daughter of the late Cullen Loyd and Elizabeth Henderson Colston and was married to the late James R. Brymer.
Survivors include two sons, James H. and Charles Norris Brymer, both of Pulaski; three brothers, Raymond and Hubert Colston, both of Indiana, Junior Colston of Taft, Tenn.; four sisters, Mrs. Daisy George of California, Lillie Lindsey of Indiana, Selma Pittman, Ardmore, Ala., Margie Montgomery of Louisville, Ky.; nine grandchildren and four great-grandchilden.

BUATAIN, Grace OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, __ Dec 1984
Grace Buatain, 92, of 1318 N. Perry Street, Peoria, Ill., died December 15, 1984, at St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.
Graveside funeral services were held December 19 at 11 a. m. at Maplewood Cemetery with Paul Allen officiating.

BUB, Elizabeth H. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 22 Aug 1989
Elizabeth H. Bub, 83, died Sunday, at Hillside Hospital. Funeral services were held Aug. 16 in Lebanon, Connecticut with burial in New Lebanon Cemetery.
Survivors include three sons, Bill Bub, Pulaski, John Bub, Dellrose, and Walter Bub, Lebanon, Conn.; one sister, Mrs. Mary Hyson, Connecticut; 11 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

BUCHANAN, A. R. (Pete) OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 26 Mar 1987
Mr. A. R. (Pete) Buchanan, 79, of Minor Hill, died Monday, March 23, 1987, at Eliza Coffee Memorial Hospital in Florence, Ala. Funeral services were held Wednesday, March 25, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with Rev. Paul McKinney, Rev. Nolen Brunson and Chester Stephens officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Tennessee, Mr. Buchanan was the son of the late John Taylor and Emma Dial Buchanan. He served as an alderman in Minor Hill for 14 years, was a member of the Minor Hill Methodist Church and a charter member of the Minor Hill Civitan Club.
Survivors include his wife, Frances Booth Buchanan of Minor Hill; one brother, John Edd Buchanan of Minor Hill; three grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

BUCHANAN, Morgan Porter OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 11 Feb 1981
Morgan Porter Buchanan, 75, of Lakeland, Fla., died Monday, February 2 in that city. Funeral rites were conducted Friday at 2:00 p. m. at Bennett-May Chapel by the Rev. Clarence K. Stewart. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Martha Styles Buchanan; a sister, Mrs. Carrie Dean, Houston, Tex.; two step daughters, Mrs. Katherine Roberts, Houston and Mrs. Mamie Jolley, Louisville, Ky.; two step sons, Ashley Styles, Louisville and Leon Styles, Castro, Calif.

BUCKHANA, Claude OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 02 Oct 1984
Claude Buckhana, 81, Route 1, Prospect, died on Sunday, September 30, 1984, at Veterans Hospital, Nashville.
A native of Giles County, he was the son of the late Tom and Frances McNeese Buckhana. He was retired from the U. S. Army and was a veteran of World War II and the Korean War.
Funeral services were to be held at 2 p. m. Tuesday, October 2, at Carr and Erwin Chapel, with burial in Lynnwood Cemetery, Mack Pinkelton officiating.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Lois M. Buckhana, Prospect.

BUCKNER, Stanley Wade OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 29 Jul 1986
A one-car accident Sunday afternoon in northern Giles County took the life of an Ethridge man. Stanley Wade Buckner, 21, of Route 1, Ethridge, was taken to Maury County Hospital by the Giles County Ambulance Services, later taken by Life-Flight to Vanderbilt Hospital in Nashville where he died a short time later.
Officers said Mr. Buckner was found lying outside his wrecked vehicle. He apparently lost control of his car, hit a guard rail and was thrown from the vehicle. He suffered massive head and internal injuries.
Mr. Buckner, formerly of Nashville, worked as a horse trainer.
Funeral services were this afternoon (Tuesday) at Carr and Erwin Funeral Home with Leslie Smith officiating. Burial was in Liberty Hill Cemetery.
Survivors include his parents, Glen and Gloria Gafford Buckner of Liberty Hill; one brother, Russell Buckner of Nashville; two sisters, Darlene and Kayla Buckner, both of Liberty Hill; his grandparents, Mrs. Robert Buckner of Liberty Hill and Mr. and Mrs. B. D. Wayman of Nashville; great-grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. George T. Gray of Nashville.

BUDZICH, Bruno OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 27 Jun 1989
Bruno Budzich, 85, 994 Franklin Hayes Road, died Saturday, June 24, 1989, at Pulaski Health Care Center. Funeral services were held Monday at Bennett May Funeral Home with Mack Pinkelton officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
Mr. Budzich was a native of Germany and the son of the late Wilhelm and Hermine Budzich. He was a former resident of Long Island, NY, and a member of the Lutheran Church.
Survivors include his wife, Helga Budzich, Pulaski; three daughters, Mrs. Judy McKenna, Pulaski, Mrs. Gerd Dahl and Mrs. Edith Manitta, both of New York, NY; and seven grandchildren.


BUFFALO, Idell OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 28 May 1980
Funeral services for Mrs. Idell Buffalo, 69, of Minor Hill were held at 2:00 p. m. at Carr and Erwin Chapel. Interment in Minor Hill Cemetery. The officiating minister was Mr. Danny Pettus.
Mrs. Buffalo was born in Alabama June 4, 1910, the daugter of the late Ird and Anna Riggs Griggs.

Survivors include her husband, O. G. Buffalo, Minor Hill and a sister, Vera Stanford of Decatur, Ala.

BUFORD, Ruby Lawson OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 17 Dec 1985
Mrs. Ruby Lawson Buford, 84, died Friday, Dec. 13, 1985, at her daughter's home in Las Vegas, New Mexico. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 17, at the First Presbyterian Church in Pulaski with the Rev. Gary Kelly and the Rev. Gudger Nichols officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Troy, Ala., she was the daughter of the late Booker and Martha Eleanor Foster Lawson and was married to the late Mark Nicholas Buford. Mrs. Buford had been a resident of Pulaski for about 30 years and was a member of and Sunday School teacher at the First Presbyterian Church.
Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Alice Briley of Las Vegas; a daughter-in-law, Mrs. Foster Buford of Franklin; a sister, Mrs. G. D. Bliss of Campbell, Calif.; five grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

BUFORD, William McKinley OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 07 Jan 1981
Mr. William McKinley Buford, 84, Pulaski, died Tuesday, December 30, 1980 at Community Hospital, Lewisburg. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 2 at Queen Ann Funeral Home with burial in Maplewood Cemetery, Riley Tucker officiating.
A native of Giles County, he was the son of the late Alander and Betty Abernathy Buford and was married to the late Estelle Johnson Buford.
He is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Ruth Martin and Mrs. Vivian Tucker, both of Pulaski, and Mrs. Pauline Walker, Nashville; eight grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

BUGG, Amanda Will Burch OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 26 Sep 1986
Mrs. Amanda Will Burch Bugg died Tuesday, Sept. 2, 1986. Funeral services were held Saturday, Sept. 6, at Abraham McKissack Memorial Chapel with Rev. William H. Smith officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery. Queen Ann Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Burch was the daughter of the late Mary Lou and A. Archie Burch and was married to the late William Bugg. She was a retired school teacher, retiring from Bodenham High School, a member of Campbell Chapel A.M.E. Church and a member of the local, state, and national Retired Teachers' Association.
Survivors include two sisters, Agnes B. Bridgeforth and Weeta B. Morrow; her children, Mary Yvonne Bridgeforth Mack, James and Monica Nelson; sisters-in-law, Julia B. Dunnivan, Annie L. Bugg and Virginia Bugg; brothers-in-law, John W. Bridgeforth and Joe Bugg; an aunt, Lucy Carter; nieces and nephews.

BUGG, Martha Lou OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 09 Apr 1987
Ms. Martha Lou Bugg, 56, died Tuesday, March 31, 1987, at Hillside Hospital. Funeral services were held Saturday, April 4, at Queen Ann Funeral Home with Rev. William Henry Smith officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.

A native of Giles County, Ms. Bugg was the daughter of the late Monroe Brown Bugg. Survivors include her mother, Mrs. Virginia Bugg of Pulaski; two sisters, Mrs. Johnnie Mae Mitchell of Jacksonville, Fla., Mrs. Wanda Gilbert of Dayton, Ohio; four brothers, Stancel C. and Joseph Monroe Bugg, both of Pulaski, Edward Bugg of Oklahoma City, Okla., John Lewis Bugg of Diamond Bar, Calif.; 11 nephews; two great-nieces; one great-nephew; one aunt, Mrs. Julia Dunivan of Nashville; one uncle, Joe Bugg of Columbia.

BULLINGTON, Mary Emma Jackson OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 07Jul 1982
Mrs. Mary Emma Jackson Bullington, 94, resident of Lawrenceburg Lions Nursing Home, died on Friday, July 2, 1982, at Scott Memorial Hospital.
A native of Limestone County, Alabama, she was the daughter of the late James and Susie Shoemaker Beasley and the wife of the late D. E. Bullington.
Funeral services were held at 2 p. m. Sunday, July 4, at Carr and Erwin Chapel, with burial in Old Salem Cemetery in Alabama, Ray McDonald officiating.
Survivors include one son, Ewell Jackson, Minor Hill; three daughters, Mrs. Rebecca Warren and Mrs. Hazel Robinson, Minor Hill, and Mrs. Joyce Newbern, Anderson, Alabama; nine grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchildren.

BURCH, Markham OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 11 Dec 2004
Mr. Markham Burch, 74, of Lewisburg, died Monday, Dec. 8, 1986, at his residence. Funeral services were held Wednesday, December 10, at Bills and McGaugh Funeral Home in New Hope Cemetery at Ostella.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Burch was the son of Leroy and Beulah Ray Burch. He was
a member of the Diana United Methodist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Charlene Poarch Burch of Lewisburg; four daughters, Mrs. Carol Ann Bigham of California, Mrs. Beulah Joyce Phillips and Mrs. Sandra Gail Cook, both of Nashville, Mrs. Emily Cecil Whitsett of Lewisburg; three sons, Jackie Tyrus Burch of Louisville, Ky., Charles Meyland Burch of Robinson Fork community, Larry Gene Burch of Clarksville; one sister, Mrs. Jewell Williams of Detroit, Mich.; one brother, Billy Burch of Pulaski; 13 grandchildren; one great-grandchild.

BURCHELL, Jewell D. Pitts OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 04 Jul 1985
Jewell D. Pitts Burchell, 48, of Prospect, died Sunday, June 11, 1985, at Hillside Hospital. A native of Giles County, she was the daughter of the late Malcolm and Clarise Brown Tosh and was married to the late James Burchell. She was a retired nurse.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Thursday, June 13, at Carr and Erwin Chapel, with burial in Giles Memory Garden, Dell Sewell officiating.
Survivors include one son, Jamie Burchell of Pulaski; five daughters, Beverly Duncan, Kathy McGill, Anita Noblitt, Michaela Mize, all of Pulaski, Vanessa McMullin of Birmingham, Ala.; one brother, Houston Tosh of Manchester; one sister, Mrs. William (Joyce) Curtis of Cleveland; 12 grandchildren; three step-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.


BURGESS, Bessie Neal Rogers OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 14 Jul 1988

Mrs. Bessie Neal Burgess, age 86, died Sunday, June 26, 1988 at Pulaski Health Care in Pulaski. Funeral services were Tuesday, June 28, at 11 a.m. with graveside services at Maplewood Cemetery.
Mrs. Burgess was the wife of the late Clyde Burgess and daughter of the late Oakley and Maude Rogers. She was a member of the Fiducia Cumberland Presbyterian Church.
Survivors include two sisters, Mrs. Dimple May, Sarasota, Fla.; and Mrs. Frances Johnson of Birmingham, Ala. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

BURGESS, Elaine Young OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 15 Jun 1982
Elaine Young Burgess, 60, of Lewisburg, TN, died on Saturday, June 5, 1982 at Merihil Nursing Home following an extended illness.
Funeral services were conducted by Tom Holland and Coleman Pyle at 3:00 p. m. on Sunday afternoon, June 6 at Bill and McGaugh Funeral Home in Lewisburg. Burial followed in Lone Oak Cemetery in Lewisburg.
Mrs. Burgess was a native of Giles County and a graduate of Beech Hill High School. She was a member of the Church of Christ and the daughter of the late Maurice Young and Anna Ruth Evans Young who survives.
She was married to Dewayne Burgess of Lewisburg.
In addition to her surviving mother and husband, Mrs. Burgess is survived by one son, Lanny Burgess of Lewisburg; one sister, Mrs. William H. Eason of Nashville; and two brothers, Willard and Glenn Burgess, both of Huntsville.

BURGESS, Gracie R. McCafferty OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 24 May 1988
Mrs. Gracie R. Burgess, 91, of Pulaski, died Monday, May 16, 1988, at Jackson Memorial
Hospital in Lester, Ala. Funeral services were held Wednesday, May 18, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with G. C. Fox officiating. Burial was in Dobbins Cemetery at Appleton.
A native of Tennessee, Mrs. Burgess was the daughter of Starnes and Frances Miles McCafferty and was married to the late Razzie R. Burgess.
Survivors include three sons, Millard, Herbert and Kenneth Burgess, all of Pulaski; two daughters, Mrs. Thomas Gatlin of Minor Hill, Mrs. Hattie Will Foust of Pulaski; two half-brothers, Porter and Homer McGill, both of Minor Hill; 13 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren and two great-great- grandchildren.

BURGESS, Hettie Sanders OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 03 Jan 1985
Mrs. Hettie Sanders Burgess, 92, Cornersville, died Sunday, December 30, 1984 at Community Hospital in Lewisburg. Funeral services were held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Cornersville Chapel with burial in New Hope Cemetery.
Survivors include four daughters, Dorothy Collins, Lewisburg, Mildred Cook, Cornersville, Betty Tucker, Cornersville, Serena Wilkinson, Nashville; two sons, Tom Burgess and Bernard Burgess, both of Cornersville; two sisters, Mrs. Allie Sanders and Mrs. Mary Compton, both of Diana; 15 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

BURGESS, Lola Hatfield OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 31 Jul 1984

Mrs. Lola Hatfield Burgess, 84, of the Brick Church Community, died on Thursday, July 26, 1984, at Imperial Manor Nursing Home in Madison, Tennessee.
A native of Giles County, she was the daughter of the late William Henry and Myrtle Hatfield and was married to the late Myron G. Burgess, Sr. She was a member of the Church of Christ.
Funeral services were held at 4 p. m. Saturday, July 28, at Bennett-May Chapel, Tom Holland officiating, with burial in Brick Church Cemetery.
Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Joanne Burgess Wingett, Madison, Tennessee; two sons, Myron Goodrum Burgess, Jr., Lynnville, and William Paul Burgess, Goodlettsville; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

BURGESS, Lounie Floyd OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 18 Feb 1981
Funeral services for Lounie Floyd Burgess, 50, of Route 1, Five Points were held Tuesday February 17 at 1:00 p. m. at Appleton Church of Christ with burial in Bonnertown Cemetery. Church of Christ minister, Alden Hendrix officiated. Mr. Burgess died Saturday, February 14 in Huntsville General Hospital, Huntsville, Ala.
Mr. Burgess, who was employed by the Inter-State Paving Company, was a Giles County native, the son of Mrs. Gracie McCafferty Burgess of Pulaski, who survives, and the late Rick Burgess. He was a member of Appleton Church of Christ for 30 years and had served as a deacon of the church for 10 months.
In addition to his mother, survivors include his wife, Mrs. Marvenell Forsythe Burgess; three daughters, Miss Karen Denise Burgess, Five Points, Mrs. Sandra Kay McRee, Goodsprings, and Mrs. Diane Aymett, Pulaski; three brothers, Kenneth Burgess, Benton Harbor, Mich., Millard Burgess, Prospect and Herbert Burgess, Pulaski; two sisters, Mrs. Frances Gatlin, Minor Hill and Mrs. Hattie Will Faust, Pulaski; two grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Carr and Erwin Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

BURGESS, Richard Dwayne OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 26 Jul 1984
Richard Dwayne Burgess, 61, Lewisburg, died on Monday, July 23, 1984, at Lewisburg Community Hospital. A native of Giles County, he was the son of the late Myron G. Burgess and was married to the late Elaine Young Burgess. He was a retired foreman of the Heil-Quaker Corporation.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 25, at Bills-McGaugh-Floyd Chapel, with burial in Lone Oak Cemetery, William Coleman Pyles and Billy Young officiated.
Mr. Burgess is survived by one son, Lanny Burgess of Lewisburg.

BURGESS, Villard H. OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 01 Oct 1987
Mr. Villard H. Burgess died Thursday, Sept. 24, 1987, at his home in Florence, Ala.,
following a long illness. He was 69 years old.
Services were held Sunday, Sept. 27, at Elkins and Son Funeral Home in Florence with burial in Minor Hill Cemetery.

Mr. Burgess is survived by his wife, Mary Norwood Burgess of Florence; two sons, Larry and Danny Burgess, both of Michigan; two daughters, Beverly Rager of Minor Hill, Tracy Burgess of Florence; four sisters; one brother; seven grandchildren.

BURKEY, Lester B. Newsline 11 Sep - 18 Sep 1984
Mr. Lester B. Burkey, 70, of 2923 Louise Drive, Nashville, TN, died Wednesday, August 29, 1984, at the Veteran's Hospital, Nashville, TN. Funeral services were held Sunday, September 2, at Rainey Funeral Home Chapel in Ardmore, TN, with Rev. Merrill Landis officiating. Burial was in the Gatlin Cemetery with Rainey Funeral Home in charge.
A native of Washington, Mr. Burkey was the son of the late Jacob Albert and Nellie Blocker Burkey. He was the husband of the late Rose Ellis Burkey. He was a veteran of two branches of the armed services, received several medals including two Purple Hearts and Bronze Star.
Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Jewel Taylor of Nashville; two brothers, Clifford Burkey of Washington and Dale Burkey of Florida; two sisters, Mrs. Maxine McCracken and Mrs Irene Romig both of Washington; one grandson, Rickey Taylor; two granddaughters, April and Angie Taylor; and one daughter-in-law, Mrs. Patricia Taylor.

BURNES, Truma Lee OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 19 Oct 1982
Truma Lee Burnes, 72, of Rolling Meadows Apts., died October 17, 1982, at the Giles County Hospital.
Funeral services were held at Bennett-May Chapel at 2:00 p. m. on Tuesday, October 19, 1982, with the Rev. James D. Nave officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Arkansas, Mrs. Burnes was a member of the Wolf Island Baptist Church in Wolf Island, Mo. She was married to the late Robert Burnes, and was the daughter of the late Delia Bitticks.
Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Louise Brown of Pulaski; two grandchildren, Janet Claud of Pulaski, Ricky Brown of Union City; and one great-grandchild, Amy Brown of Union City.

BURNS, Annie Whitt OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 17 Dec 1985
Mrs. Annie Whitt Burns, 63, of Pulaski, died Friday, Dec. 13, 1985, at Hillside Hospital. Funeral services were held at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 15, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with Bill Morris and Clarence Stewart officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Dixie Morris and Mrs. Zada Duncan, both of Pulaski; two brothers, Richard Whitt of California and Alton Whitt of Nashville; two half-brothers, Harold and Kenneth Whitt, both of Alabama; two sisters, Mrs. Cecil Pigg of Pulaski, Mrs. Ben Sprouse of California; one half-sister, Mrs. Betty Wells of Pulaski; two granddaughters, Lee Ann Cardin and Nicki Duncan, both of Pulaski.

BURNS, Carroll Alexander OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 06 Dec 1983
Mr. Carroll Alexander Burns, age 88, of the Bodenham Community on Agnew Creek Road, died December 2, 1983 at his residence.
Funeral services were held in Carr and Erwin Chapel at 2 p. m. Sunday, December 4 with Ray McDonald, MarlinGoodman and Jerome Abernathy officiating. Burial was in Mt. Moriah Cemetery.

A native of Giles County, Mr. Burns was a member of the Trinity Methodist Church. He was a World War I veteran. Mr. Burns was a retired farmer and also retired from the Giles County Highway Department and State of Tennessee Highway Department.
Mr. Burns was married to Myrtle Miles Burns. He was the son of the late Wilson and Emma Puryear Burns.
Survivors, other than his wife, include two sons: Robert Burns of Pulaski, Miles Burns of Chattanooga; five daughters, June Richardson, Mary Ann Mize, Catherine Braly, all of Pulaski, Corinne Ciborowski of Maryland, Carolyn Kelley of Decherd, Tennessee; 22 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren.

BURNS, Gwendolyn Loveless OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 19 Jul 1988
Mrs. Gwendolyn Loveless Burns, 43, of Blue Island, Ill., died Thursday, July 19, 1988, at her residence. Funeral services were held Mondy, July 18, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with the Rev. James D. Nave officiating. Burial was in Oak Grove Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Burns was the daughter of the late Malcolm Loveless. Survivors include her mother, Thelma Loveless of Prospect; her husband, Jerry Burns of Blue Island, Ill.; one son, Preston Hood of Goodspring; two daughters, Tonya and Derece Hood, both of Chicago, Ill., four brothers, Kenneth, Wayne, and Austin Loveless, all of Pulaski, Justin Loveless of Tucson, Ariz.; two sisters, Connie Cates of Atlanta, Ga., Lisa Gordon of Pulaski; two grandchildren.
BURNS, Lee Roy OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 28 Jan 1981
A retired carpenter Lee Roy Burns, 56, of Route 6, Lawrencburg, died Wednesday, January 21 at Crockett General Hospital, Lawrenceburg. Funeral services were held Thursday at 2:00 p. m. North Funeral Home Chapel in that city by the Rev. Paul Ford and the Rev. Jerry Ragan. Burial followed in Greenwood Cemetery.
Mr. Burns was the son of the late Lonnie and Stella Kidd Burns.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Willie Teie Burns; a step-daughter, Mrs. Sue Kirk of Pulaski; a sister, Mrs. Frances Franks of Lawrenceburg; three brothers, Franklin Burns of Ethridge, Norman and Kenneth Burns of Lawrenceburg; three step-grandchildren and two step-great-grandchildren.

BURNS, Lewis OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 21 Aug 1984
Lewis Burns of Louisville, Kentucky, died in that city on Monday. He was the son of the late Lucian Burns of Giles County.
Funeral services will be Friday in Louisville.
Local survivors include his step-mother, Mrs. Ruth Simpson Burns; step-sister, Catherine Reaves Williams.

BURNS, Mary Evelyn Basye OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 23 Apr 1985
Mary Evelyn Bayse Burns, 83, of Pulaski, died Monday, April 22, 1985, at Meadowbrook Nursing Home.
A native of Louisville, Kentucky, she was the daughter of the late William Thomas and May Conner Bayse and was married to the late John O. Burns.

Funeral services were held at 2:3O p.m. Tuesday, April 23, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with burial in Maplewood Cemetery, Bill Morris officiating.
Survivors include two sons, Warren and Terry Burns, both of Pulaski; six grandchildren and four great grandchildren.

BURNS, Ruth Simpson OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 18 Dec 1984
Mrs. Ruth Simpson Burns, 92, of Lawrenceburg died on Sunday, December 16, 1984, at a Lawrenceburg hospital.
Her husband was the late Lucian Burns. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Pulaski.
Funeral services were to be held at 2 p. m. Tuesday, December 18, at Bennett-May Chapel, Bill Morris and Clarence K. Stewart officiating, with burial in Maplewood Cemetery.
Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Catherine Williams, Pulaski, and Mrs. Frances Cave, Owensboro, Kentucky; and 12 grandchildren.

BURNS, Sallie Etta OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 23 Nov 1982
Mrs. Sallie Etta Burns, 91, of the Bodenham community died Wednesday, November 17, 1982 at her home. Funeral services were held at 1 p. m. Friday, Nov. 19 at Bennett-May Chapel with burial in Mt. Moriah Cemetery, the Rev. Jacob Gardner of Brentwood officiating.
A native of Giles County, she was the daughter of the late William Joseph and Belle Cheatham Hamlett, and widow of the late Walter L. Burns.
She is survived by a son, Edward Burns, Pulaski; two sisters, Mrs. Odell Ball, Pulaski, and Mrs. Martha Cole, Athens, Ala.; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Burns was a life-long member of Trinity United Methodist Church.

BURNS, Willie B. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 12 Jan 1982
Funeral services for Mrs. Willie B. Burns, 65, of Route 5, Pulaski, who died on Thursday, January 7 at her home, were held on Saturday, January 9 at 2:00 p.m. Services were held at Carr and Erwin Chapel with burial in Greenwood Cemetery.
A native of Lawrence County, Mrs. Burns was the wife of the late Leroy Burns and the daughter of Edgar and Bell Crews Tice.
Survivors include, one daughter, Mrs. Harold Kirk of Pulaski; two sisters, Mrs. Mamie Perry of Summertown, and Mrs. Rosa Loots of Lawrenceburg. She also leaves three grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.

BURRIELL, Joe Tom OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 11 Feb 1988
Mr. Joe Tom Burriell, 71, of Pulaski, died Saturday, Jan. 30, 1988, at Hillside Hospital. Funeral services were held Tuesday, Feb. 2, at Abraham McKissack Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Dalton Holt officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery. Queen Ann Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Burriell was the son of the late Lawrence (Bose) and Augusta Thompson Burriell and was married to the late Gladys Ezell Burriell and the late Mattie Mae Johnson Burriell. He was a veteran of World War II, a truck driver for many years for the former Colbert Brothers Trucking Company and was a retired employee of the City of Pulaski.

Survivors include two step-sons, Terry J. Ezell and John Thomas Folston, both of Pulaski; three sisters, Mrs. Mattie Smith of Columbia, Mrs. Dinah O. Simpson and Mrs. Phoebe Privotte, both of Louisville, Ky.; several nieces and nephews.

BURRIELL, Will T. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 25 Feb 1981
Funeral services for Will T. Burriell, age 55, were conducted by Rev. John Tucker, Wednesday, February 11, 1981 at Queen Ann Funeral Home. Burial was in Elkton Cemetery.
Mr. Burriell died Saturday, January 7, 1981 at Ardmore Nursing Home. He was the son of the late Bose and Augusta Thompson Burriell.
Survivors include three brothers, Joe Tom Burriell, Pulaski, Buford Burriell and George Alford Dement both of Indianapolis, Ind.; five sisters, Mrs. Mattie D. Smith, Pulaski, Mrs. Zepher Silman, South Pittsburg, Tenn., Mrs. Flora Stevenson of Elkton, Mrs. Phoebe Lee Owens and Mrs. Dinah Simpson both of Louisville, Ky.

BURROW, Jesse Thomas OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 28 Jun 1983
Jesse Thomas (J. T.) Burrow, 62, of Lewisburg, died Tuesday, June 21, 1983, after an extended illness at Lewisburg Hospital.
The funeral was held at 2 p. m. Thursday at the London Funeral Home in Lewisburg. Burial was at Harper Cemetery in Marshall County. Brother Marvin Nelson officiated the ceremony.
Survivors include his wife, Ruby Nance Burrow; one son, Jerry Burrow; two daughters, Barbara Yager and Dorothy Burrow all of Lewisburg; six grandchildren; three brothers, George Allen Burrow of Nashville, Ed Burrow and Harold Burrow, both of Pulaski; his father, Raymond D. Burrow and stepmother, Lizzie Burrow.

BURROW, Raymond D. OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 31 May 1984
Raymond D. Burrow, 83, Route 4, Pulaski, died on Tuesday, May 29, 1984, at Giles County Hospital.
A native of Marshall County, he was the son of the late Jessie Paul and Lizzie Cook Burrow. He was a retired farmer.
Funeral services were to be held at 1:30 Thursday, May 31, at Carr and Erwin Chapel, with burial in Maplewood Cemetery, Marvin Nelson officiating.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Lizzie Palmore Burrow, Pulaski; three sons, James Burrow and Harold Burrow, Pulaski, and Allen Burrow, Nashville; one brother, Jessie Burrow, Lewisburg; five sisters, Susie Clemm and Margaret Mabry, Franklin, Tennessee, Russie Garrett and Linnie Giles, Lewisburg, and Blanch Burrow, California; 14 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.

BURT, Glynn M. Jr. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 01 Dec 1987
Mr. Glynn M. Burt, Jr., 52, of Columbia, died Tuesday, Nov. 17, 1987, at Maury County Hospital. Graveside services were held at Maplewood Cemetery Thursday, Nov. 19, with G. C. Fox officiating. Oakes and Nichols Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Burt was the son of the late Glynn M. and Jean Nye Burt. He was a student at Impact School in Columbia.

Survivors include his step-mother, Mrs. Ann T. Burt; two aunts, Mrs. Margorie B. Johnson and Mrs. Elnoir B. Bowers, both of Columbia.

BURTON, Betty Jo Jernigan OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 15 Jun 1989
Funeral services for Mrs. Betty Jo Burton, 53, Feeport, Grand Bahama Island will be at 3 p.m. Friday, June 16, 1989, at Limestone Chapel Funeral Home, Athens, Ala., with Dr. Barry Anderson officiating. Burial will be in the Athens City Cemetery.
Mrs. Burton died Monday, June 12, at her residence. She was a member of the Methodist church and a native of Pulaski.
Survivors include her husband, Dr. Lawrence Burton of Freeport, Grand Bahama Island; one daughter, Mrs. Pam Van Dyke of Athens, Ala.; one son, Mark Abernathy of Huntsville, Ala.; her mother, Mrs. Esterlene Jernigan of Pulaski; three sisters, Donna Jernigan of Lewisburg, Babs Butz of Nashville, Brenda Gladden of Athens, Ala.; two brothers, Terry Jernigan of Pulaski, Bobby Jernigan of Minor Hill; two grandchildren; five nieces and six nephews.

BURTON, James Irwin OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 11 May 1983
Mr. James Irwin Burton, 69, Pulaski, died on Tuesday, May 5, 1983, at Giles County Hospital. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 5 at Carr and Erwin Chapel with burial in Moriah Cemetery, James D. Nave officiating.
A native of Kentucky, he was the son of the late Ben and Stella Green Burton and served in World War II.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Luvenia Burton, Pulaski; six brothers, Harland Burton, Maryland, Russell, Samuel and Robert Burton, all of Kentucky, John Burton , Florida, and Arie Burton, Indiana; two sisters, Mrs. Jessie Payton, Kentucky, and Mrs. Bessie Criscrow, Pennsylvania.

BURTON, Mamie Louise Scruggs OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 24 Sep 1985
Mrs. Mamie Louise Burton, 87, of Pulaski, died Sunday, Sept. 15, at Maury County Hospital in Columbia. Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18, at Maplewood Cemetery with Andy Brown officiating. Bennett May Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
A native of Kentucky, she was married to the late William Claud Burton.
Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Christine Hank, Mrs. Anita McCabe, both of Pulaski; two sons, William Claude Burton, Jr., John Wesley Burton, both of Nashville; two sisters, Mrs. Ann Pinkelton of Detroit, Mich., Mrs. Ben L. Clark of Bowling Green, Ky.; 10 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

BURTON, Philip Chandler OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 16 Oct 1984
Philip Chandler Burton, 64, Route 3, Pulaski, died on Friday, October 12, 1984, at Merihil Nursing Home in Lewisburg.
A native of Giles County, he was the son of the late Kenneth and Flora Burgess Burton. He was a retired truck driver.
Funeral services were held at 3 p. m. Sunday, October, 14, at Carr and Erwin Chapel, with burial in Brick Church Cemetery, Bob Smith and Mack Pinkelton officiating.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Helen Holland Burton of Brick Church; one son, Chandler Burton, Belfast, Tennessee; one foster sister, Mrs. Frances Jo Hopkins, Brick Church; and two grandsons.

BUTCHER, Curtis OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 08 Dec 1987
Mr. Curtis Butcher, 72, of Pulaski, died Friday, Dec. 4, 1987, at Meadowbrook Nursing Home. Graveside services were held Saturday, Dec. 5, at Diana Cemetery with the Rev. Mack Pinkelton officiating. Bennett May Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
A native of Chester County, Tenn., Mr. Butcher was the son of the late Mose and Ellen Goff Stout. He was a member of the Baptist Church and a retired farmer.
Surviovrs include one sister, Mrs. Velma Creasy of Lexington, Tenn.; one brother, Robert Stout of Henderson, Tenn.

BUTCHER, Dena OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 19 Nov 1985
Dena Butcher, 58, died Saturday, Nov. 16 1985, in General Hospital in Nashville. Graveside services were held at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 17 at Maplewood Cemetery with Mack Pinkelton officiating. Carr and Erwin Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
A native of Giles County, she was the daughter of the late Nick and Ruby Grandage Butcher. Survivors include one brother, Mitchell Burcher of Pulaski; four sisters, Sadie Burcher, Katie Aymett, Millie Phillips, all of Pulaski, Eloise Hollingsworth of Fayetteville.

BUTCHER, Mitchell J. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 23 Aug 1988
Mitchell J. Butcher, 71, of Pulaski, died Thursday, Aug. 18, 1988, at his residence. Funeral services were held Saturday, Aug. 20, at Bennett May Chapel with the Rev. Mack Pinkelton officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Butcher was the son of the late Nick and Ruby Butcher. He was a member of the Wales Baptist Church and was retired from Maremont-Gabriel.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Fannie Mae Hedgecoth Butcher of Pulaski; nine daughters, Mrs. Mary Long of Athens, Ala., Mrs. Margaret Brooks of Pensacola, Fla., Mrs. Wanda Griggs, Mrs. Nettie Higgins, Mrs. Linda Garner, Mrs. Faye Bee, Mrs. Frances King, Mrs. Sharon Clifton and Mrs. Renae Stolzfus, all of Pulaski; two sons, Kenneth and Tom Butcher, both of Pulaski; 27 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; three sisters, Miss Sadye Butcher, Mrs. Katie Aymett and Mrs. Minnie Phillips of Pulaski.

BUTCHER, Ruby G. OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 02 Feb1983
Mrs. Ruby G. Butcher, 95, Pulaski, died Friday, January 28, 1983 at Giles County Hospital. Funeral services were held at 1 p. m. Sunday, January 30 at Carr and Erwin Chapel with burial in Maplewood Cemetery, Mack Pinkelton officiating.
Mrs. Butcher was born in Hungary and was married to the late Nick Butcher.
She is survived by one son, Mitchell Butcher, Pulaski; six daughters, Sadie Butcher, Mrs. Millie Phillips, and Mrs. Katie Aymett, all of Pulaski, Mrs. Annie Bowen, Lewisburg, Dena Butcher, Nashville, and Eloise Hollingsworth, Fayetteville; 37 grandchildren; 67 great-grandchildren, and several great-great-grandchildren.


BUTLER, Barbara Mae OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 15 Jul 1986
Mrs. Barbara Mae Butler, 42, of Pulaski, was found dead Thursday, July 10, 1986, in Rogersville, Alabama. Funeral services were held at 4 p.m. Sunday, July 13, at Bennett May Chapel with Bro. Glenn Colley officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Butler was the daughter of the late Brown Butler.
Survivors include her daughter, Sherri Malone of Murfreesboro; her mother, Mrs. Lela Butler of Pulaski; two sisters, Mrs. Eldridge Woodard and Miss Patsy Butler, both of Pulaski; two grandchildren.

BUTLER, George McLaurine OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 23 Apr 1980
Funeral services for George McLaurine Butler, 64, of Pulaski, who died Thursday, April 17 in Giles County Hospital, were conducted Sunday at 2:00 p. m. at Bennett-May Chapel with burial in Maplewood Cemetery. The Rev. Paul Allen was the officiant.
Mr. Butler, a retired Veterans Administration employee, was a native of Giles County, the son of the late Clarence and Henrietta McLaurine Butler. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church.
The only immediate survivors are two sisters, Miss Virginia Butler of Pulaski and Mrs. Lillian Sprigg of Lakeworth, Fla.

BUTLER, James Mahlon OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 25 Jun 1980
Funeral services for James Mahlon Butler were conducted Monday, June 23 at 10 a.m. at the Bennett-May Chapel with burial in Giles Memory Gardens. Officiating were the Rev. Bill Reeves and the Rev. Richard Durham.
Butler, a native of Giles County, lived in the Conway community near Prospect. He was the son of the late Hunt and Mary Hayes Butler.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Kate Garrett Butler, one daughter, Mrs. Mary Alice Edwards; one son, Jim Butler, both of Pulaski; five grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.

BUTLER, Katye Elizabeth OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 7 Jan 1981
Mrs. Katye Elizabeth Butler, 85, housewife of Route 2, Prospect died in Ardmore Nursing Home on Friday, January, 2, 1981. Funeral services were held at 2:00 p. m. Sunday, January 4 at Carr and Erwin Chapel. Church of Christ ministers Bill Reeves and Richard Durham officiated. Buril in Giles Memory Gardens.
Mrs. Butler, daughter of the late James T. Garrett and the late Alice Hasting Garrett was born in Ferris, Texas. Her husband was the late James Mahlon Butler. She was a member of Ephesus Church of Christ.
Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Mary Alice Edwards, Pulaski and one son, Jim Butler, Pulaski, five grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.

BUTLER, Mary Virginia OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 17 Apr 1984
Miss Mary Virginia Butler, age 77, of Victoria Street, Pulaski, died Wednesday, April 11, 1984, at the Giles County Hospital.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a. m. Friday, April 13 at Bennett-May Chapel, with burial in Maplewood Cemetery. The Rev. Paul Allen will officiate.
A native of Giles County, Miss Butler was the daughter of the late Clarence and Henrietta McLaurine Butler.
Survivor include one sister, Mrs. Lillian Sprigg of Scottsdale, Arizona.
Miss Butler was a member of the Methodist Church. She was a housekeeper.

BUTLER, Pink May OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, __ Dec 1981
Pink May Butler, 69, of Route 4, Pulaski, died on Tuesday, December 15, 1981, at Huntsville General Hospital, Huntsville, Alabama.
A retired merchant and a former sheriff of Giles County and a postal employee for many years, Mr. Butler resided at Route 4, Pulaski, and was a member of the Church of Christ faith.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Butler is survived by his wife, Mrs. Edna Harwick Butler, the son of the late W. P. and Laura Abernathy Butler.
Other survivors include two daughters, Mrs. William E. Landreth and Mrs. Jerry F. Gilliam, both of Jacksonville, Florida. He leaves one brother, William Thomas Butler, Simi Valley, California and one sister, Mrs. Claude Jones, Pulaski. Two grandchildren also survive.

BUTLER, Sarah Elizabeth Ward OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 16 Apr 1987
Mrs. Sarah Elizabeth Butler, 62, died Monday, April 13, 1987, at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville. Funeral services were held Thursday, April 16, at Pettus, Owen and Wood Funeral Home with burial in Woodlawn Cemetery in Nashville.
Mrs. Butler was the daughter of Duncan Ward of Pulaski, who survives. Other survivors include, two sons, Larry and Donnie Butler; one daughter, Connie Hall of Smyrna; five sisters, Addie Horner and Melba Stanfield, both of Louisiana, Betty Frye of Nashville, Barbara Frye and Faye Ward, both of Pulaski; four brothers, Forrest and Harold Ward, both of Arizona, Jerry and Ray Ward, both of Pulaski; five grandchildren.

BUTLER, Thurman Alexander OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 6 May 1981
Funeral services for Thurman Alexander Butler, 75, a retired farmer of Route 1, Lester, Ala., who died Friday, May 1 in Giles County Hospital were held Sunday at 2:00 p.m. at Bennett-May Chapel by the Rev. Clarence Stewart. Interment was in Minor Hill Cemetery.
Mr. Butler was born in Coffee County, the son of the late John David and Sara Crosslin Butler. He was a member of the Methodist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Mablene McClure Butler, several nieces and nephews.

BYFORD, Memrie Roller OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 6 May 1981
Mrs. Memrie Roller Byford, 83, of Rolla, Mo., formerly of Pulaski, died Sunday, May 3 in Rolla. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday at 10:00 a. m. at Carr and Erwin Chapel by the Rev. Frank Rouse. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
A Tennessee native, Mrs. Byford was the daughter of the late Lewis and Lucy Marks Newton and married to the late Clarence Roller.

Survivors include a son, Joe Roller, Rolla; a daughter, Mrs. Louise Pollard, Pulaski; a brother, Roscoe Newton, Pulaski; a sister, Mrs. Alton Smith, Pulaski; 10 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

BYRD, Lella Blondell OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 28 Sep 1989
Mrs. Lella Blondell Byrd, 38, of Dodge City, Kan., died Saturday, Sept. 23, 1989, at her residence. Funeral services were held Thursday, Sept. 28, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with G. C. Fox officiating. Mrs. Byrd was a native of Giles County.
Survivors include her parents, Andrew and Edith T. Ball of Pulaski; her husband, Franklin T. Byrd of Dodge City, Kan.; two sons, Mark Hutton and Andy Byrd, both of Dodge City, Kan.; one daughter, Laura Fox of Prospect; three brothers, Jack Ball of Georgia, A. C. and Bill Ball, both of Pulaski; four sisters, Faye Roberts, Jean Ferguson, Joan Smith and Bonnie Sue Ball, all of Pulaski.

BYRD, Margie C. Amerson OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 30 Jun 1988
Mrs. Margie C. Byrd, 50, of Goodspring, died Tuesday, June 28, 1988, at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville. Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. today (Thursday, June 30) at Carr and Erwin Chapel with the Rev. Mack Pinkelton officiating. Burial was in Chestnut Grove Cemetery.
Mrs. Byrd was a native of Limestone County, Ala. Survivors include her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Amerson of Ohio; her husband, Jimmy Byrd of Goodspring; four sons, James, George, Junior and Billy Cline, all of Pulaski; five daughters, Emily Bowen, Gail Henderson, Geraldine Beddingfield and Joann Thompson, all of Pulaski, Kathy Flowers of Florida; four brothers, Richard, Homer and Bonnie Amerson of Alabama, eight sisters, Elizabeth, Rose Mary, Shirley, Luna and Hazel Amerson, Helen Romalar and Peggy White, all of Ohio; 12 grandchildren.
CAGLE, Corey Blake OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 23 Dec 1985
Corey Blake Cagle, four-months-old, of Columbia, died Monday, Dec. 16, 1985, at Vanderbilt Hospital. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 18, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with David Dickey officiating. Burial was in Mt. Horeb Cemetery.
Survivors include his parents, Bobby Lewis and Faith Ann Dickey Cagle of Columbia; one brother, Joshua Cagle of Columbia; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. David Cagle of Shelbyville, Mr. and Mrs. Willard Dickey of Ethridge.

CAGLE, Shelby OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 23 Jun 1982
Shelby Cagle, 69, Route 2, Prospect, died on Thursday, June 7, 1982, at Giles County Hospital.
A native of Warren County, he was the son of the late Will and Jo Turner Cagle.
Funeral services were held at 2 p. m. Saturday, June 19, at Bennett-May Chapel, with burial at Prospect Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Estell Cagle; two sons, Dave Cagle, Goodspring and Roger Dale Cagle, Oakland, California; two daughter, Mrs. Millie Jo Turner, Bethel and Mrs. Sue Martin, Prospect; three step-daughters, Mrs. Peggie Line, Bethel, Mrs. Bonnie Foster, Cleveland, Texas, and Mrs. Jewell Dean Walker, Columbia; two step-sons, James Malone and Charlie Malone, Pulaski; one brother, William Earl Cagle, Athens, Ala., three half-brothers, Herman McCluskey, Athens, Eugene McCluskey, Nashville and Leon McCluskey, Georgia; two half-sisters, Hazel Sanderson, Athens, Alma Jean Hamby, Huntsville; 14 grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, and five step-grandchildren.

CALAHAN, James Reed OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 15 Jun 1989
Mr. James Reed Calahan, 75, of Pulaski, died Sunday, June 11, 1989, at Parkview Medical Center in Nashville. Funeral services were held Tuesday, June 13, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with Jack Fisher officiating. Burial was in Lynnwood Cemetery.
A native of Marshall County, Mr. Calahan was the son of the late Adrian J. and Pearl Reed Calahan and was married to the late Mary Hewitt Calahan. He was a retired farmer.
Survivors include two sons, Jimmy H. Calahan of Nashville, Frank Reed Calahan of Pulaski; two daughters, Joy Calahan Graves of Clarksville, Jan Calahan of Rome, Ga.; 10 grandchildren.

CALAHAN, Mary Frances Hewitt OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, __ Jan 1982
Funeral services for Mary Frances Calahan, 64, of Route 1, Lynnville, who died at Maury County Hospital on Thursday, January 21, were held at 2:00 p. m. on Friday, January 22, 1982, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with burial in Lynnwood Cemetery. Rev. Wayne Kelly and Rev. Pat Goodloe officiated.
A retired dietician from Giles County Hospital, Mrs. Calahan is survived by her husband, Reed Callahan of Lynnville. She was the daughter of the late John Payton and Clabe Taylor Wilkes Hewitt.
Other survivors include two sons, Jimmy Calahan of Lynnville and Frank Calahan of Pulaski; two daughters, Mrs. Joy Graves of Nashville and Mrs. Jan Luna of Frankewing; three brothers, Wilkes, John and Allen Hewitt, all of Lynnville; four sisters, Mrs. Sara Dugger, Mrs. Nannie Pigg, Mrs. Brownie Scoggin and Mrs. Tally Underwood, all of Lynnville; and ten grandchildren.

CALDWELL, Birtie Louise OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 4 Feb 1981
Funeral services for Mrs. Birtie Louise Caldwell, who died Monday, February 2 at her residence in Delrose, were held Wednesday at 10:30 a. m. at Ralston, Brown, McCauley Funeral Home, Fayetteville, by Church of Christ minister Terrell Pitts. Interment was in Shiloh Cemetery in the Delrose Community.
Survivors include her husband, William Caldwell; two sons, Billy Caldwell of Chicago, Ill. and Bobby Caldwell of Lawrenceburg; a daughter, Mrs. Elouise Garcia of Chicago; 11 grandchildren and one great grandchild.

CALLAHAN, Carter Doster OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 18 Jun 1980
A retired farmer, Carter Doster Callahan, 87, of Lewisburg died Tuesday, June 10 in Lewisburg Community Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Thursday at 2:00 p. m. at Bennett-May Chapel with burial in Maplewood Cemetery. Church of Christ ministers, Herbert McNeese and Johnny Pope were the officiants.
Born in Giles County, Mr. Callahan was the son of the late James Ed and Lucretia Moore Callahan.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Lillian Roberts Callahan; two daughters, Mrs. Annie Ruth Callahan, Lewisburg and Mrs. Marve Lee Durham, Huntsville, Ala.; a son, Robert Callahan, Lewisburg; one grandchild, several nieces and nephews.


CALLAHAN, Eleanor OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 18 Oct 1988
Eleanor Callahan died Monday, Oct. 3, 1988, at Franklin. Graveside services were held Tuesday, Oct. 4, at Maplewood Cemetery in Pulaski. Marshall-Donnelly and Combs Funeral Home in Nashville was in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include one sister, Colleen Callahan Krebbs of Tucson, Ariz., formerly of Pulaski; nieces, Diane R. Bell of Brentwood, Kim Krebbs, Kathy Kloos, Kristy Mink and Karen Krebbs, all of Tucson, Ariz.; nephews, Robert Krebbs of Phoenix, Ariz., Howell James Reeves of Philadelphia, Penn., Dr. Ronald Reeves of Melbourne, Fla.

CALLAHAN, Ethel OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 15 Mar 1983
Miss Ethel Callahan, 81, of 604 South Third Street in Pulaski, died on Thursday, March 10, 1983.
Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 12 at Carr and Erwin Chapel with Bro. Glen Colley officiating. Burial followed in Lynnwood Cemetery.
A native of Maury County, Mrs. Callahan was a member of the East Hill Church of Christ. She was the daughter of the late Bob and Eathey Underwood Callahan.
Survivors include one brother, R. S. Callahan, and one sister, Mrs. Ruby Thurman, both of Lynnville, and 13 nieces and nephews.

CALLAHAN, Grover Clarence OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 24 Sep 1985
Mr. Grover Clarence Callahan, 81, of Pulaski, died Saturday, Sept. 7, 1985, at Pulaski Health Care Center. Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 9, at Bennett May Chapel with Rev. William H. Moss and Floyd Farris officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, he was the son of the late Frank and Maude McCree Callahan.
Survivors include his wife, Louise Odeneal Callahan of Pulaski; two sons, William and Len Callahan, both of Pulaski; two grandchildren; one brother, Ed Callahan of Minor Hill; several nieces and nephews.

CALLAHAN, Lillian Roberts OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 14 Jul 1982
Mrs. Lillian Callahan, 78, Route 3, Lewisburg, died on Thursday, July 8, 1982, at Lewisburg Community Hospital.
A native of Giles County, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Doshie Pierce Roberts and the wife of the late Carter Callahan.
Funeral services were held at 2 p. m. Saturday, July 10, at Bennett-May Chapel, with burial in Maplewood Cemetery, Herbert McNeese and Bill Young officiating.
Survivors include two daughters, Miss Annie Ruth Callahan, Cornersville, and Mrs. Robert Durham, Huntsville, Alabama; one son, Robert Callahan, Cornersville; two brothers, Hoyt Roberts, Bunker Hill Community and Melvin Roberts, Ostella Community; two sisters, Mrs. Doris Crane, Ostella Community, and Mrs. Wilma George, Lewisburg.

CALLAHAN, Zadie Pearl Williams OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 19 Nov 1985

Mrs. Zadie Pearl Callahan, 79, of Minor Hill, died Sunday, Oct. 27, 1985, at Huntsville Hospital in Huntsville, Ala. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29, at Bennett May Chapel with Rev. Chester Stevens officiating. Burial was in Giles Memory Gardens.
Survivors include her husband, William Edward Callahan of Minor Hill; three sons, Frank Davis Callahan of Huntsville, Ala., Carl Edward Callahan of Pulaski, Bobby Lee Callahan of Huntsville, Ala.; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Eunice Turner McConnell of Cornersville, Mrs. Elizabeth Spencer of Lewisburg; one brother, Tom Ervin Williams of Nashville.

CAMEREN, Georgia Richardson OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 14 Dec 1983
Mrs. Georgia Richardson Cameren, 58, Lawrenceburg, died December 5, 1983, at the Parkview Hospital in Nashville. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, December 7, at North Funeral Home Chapel, with burial in Lawrenceburg Memorial Gardens.
Survivors include her mother, Maggie Barnickle Richardson, Lawrenceburg; two sons, Larry Cameren, Louisiana, John Cameren, Jr., Nashville; and seven grandchildren.

CAMP, Viva Lee Townsend OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 18 Aug 1987
Mrs. Viva Lee Camp, 64, of Minor Hill, died Monday, Aug. 10, 1987, at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, Aug. 12, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with Richard Durham officiating. Burial was in Minor Hill Cemetery.
A native of Tennessee, Mrs. Camp was the daughter of the late Honor C. and Elsie McGill Townsend.
Survivors include her husband, Clifton Camp of Minor Hill; three sons, Douglas Camp of Lawrenceburg, Charles Camp of Pulaski, Rickey Camp of Minor Hill; three daughters, Judy Lovett of Minor Hill, Connie Johnson of Rose Hill, Shelia Kelly of Pulaski; four brothers, Robert Townsend of Texas, Hestal Townsend of Pulaski, Tyson Townsend of Minor Hill, Leo Townsend of Campbellsville; four sisters, Jewell Felker, Cleo Shelton, Peggy Gatlin, all of Minor Hill, Sue Goar of Nashville; 12 grandchildren and one great grandchild.

CAMPBELL, Burney Walker OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 05 Jun 1984
Burney Walker Campbell, 90, Lynnville, died on Monday, June 4, 1984, at Maury County Hospital in Columbia. A native of Giles County, he was the son of the late Crockett and Forrest Yokley Campbell. He was an elder in the Lynnville Presbyterian Church for 52 years and a Sunday School superintendent for 32 years. He was a member of the Giles County Court for over 30 years, a charter member of the American Legion Post 60, and a Mason for 40 year.
Funeral services were to be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 5, at Bennett May Chapel, Edward Knox, J. L. Perry and Robert Smith officiating, with burial in Lynnwood Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Virginia Campbell, Lynnville; one daughter, Mrs. J. T. Lowery, Lynnville; one brother, Donald Campbell, Pulaski; one sister, Miss Grace Campbell, Pulaski; one grandson and one great-grandson.

CAMPBELL, Christine McCracken OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 03 Jan 1989

Christine McCracken Campbell died Thursday, Dec. 22, 1988 at Pulaski Health Care Center. Funeral services were held Dec. 24 at Carr and Erwin Chapel with Dr. David Miller officiating. Burial was in Giles Memory Garden.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Campbell was the daughter of the late Robert L (Bob) and Virginia Blow McCracken. She taught school in Giles County for 35 years, was a graduate of Martin College and Middle Tennessee State University, was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Pulaski, a member of the National and State Teachers Association and a member of the Giles County Retired Teachers Association.
Survivors include her husband, Rufus E. Campbell, Pulaski; 20 nieces and nephews.

CAMPBELL, Dillard Keith OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 04 Jul 1983
Dillard Keith Campbell, age 35, of 403 Park Street, Pulaski, died July 3, 1983 at the Crockett General Hospital in Lawrenceburg.
Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, July 5 at Bennett-May Chapel with the Reverends Mack Pinkelton and Clarence K. Stewart officiating. Burial was in Scotts Hill Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Campbell was a member of the First Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Connie Patterson Campbell of Pulaski; one son, Christopher Campbell of Blytheville, Arkansas; his mother, Mrs. Hessie Tomerlin Campbell of Pulaski; and his grandmother, Mrs. Maggie Campbell of Lawrenceburg.

CAMPBELL, Donald A. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 21 Aug 1984
Mr. Donald A. Campbell, 86, of Pulaski, died Monday, August 13, 1984, at his residence. A native of Giles County, Mr. Campbell was the son of the late Crockett and Forrest Yokley Campbell. He was a former dry cleaner and a retired salesman for Pargas. He was a member of the Pulaski First Presbyterian Church.
Funeral services were held at the Pulaski First Presbyterian Church at 2 p.m. Wednesday, August 15, Rev. Gary Kelly and Rev. Al Demock officiating, with burial in Maplewood Cemetery. Bennett May Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Wessie E. Campbell of Pulaski; two daughters, Mrs. Jane Burns Hosay of Norfolk, Virginia and Mrs. Mary Don Peterson of Manhatten, Kansas; one sister, Miss Grace Campbell of Pulaski; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

CAMPBELL, Emmett "Dock" OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 06 Oct 1982
Emmett "Dock" Campbell, 62, of Osceola, Indiana died Thursday, September 23, 1982. Funeral and burial services were conducted in Oscelola.
Mr. Campbell was a former resident of the Bodenham community. His wife was Mrs. Velma McCormack Campbell. His parents were the late Jim and Nina Cates Campbell.
He is survived by a daughter, Ginger Campbell; two sons, Paul and Terry Campbell; four grandchildren; five sisters, Geneva Ramsey, Marie Green, Mary Joyce and Estelle Griggs of Indiana, and Vivie Pratt, Pulaski; and a brother, Henry Campbell of Pulaski.

CAMPBELL, Floyd Dudley Sr. OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 24 Jan 1985
Floyd Dudley Campbell, Sr., 70, of Hidden Acres Nursing Home, Mt. Pleasant, died on Monday, January 14, 1985, at Maury County Hospital in Columbia.

A native of Lawrence County, he was the son of the late John Thomas and Ether Jane Sheldon Campbell. He was retired from the trucking business and was a member of the Church of Christ.
Funeral services were held on Wednesday, January 16, at North Funeral Home Chapel, with burial in Kidd Cemetery, Andy Brown officiating.
Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Grover Adams, Atlanta, Georgia; one son, Floyd Dudley Campbell, Jr.; one sister, Ruby Garner, Giles County; one brother, Virsil Campbell, Lawrenceburg; and two grandchildren.

CAMPBELL, Grady Gerald OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen,25 Feb 1981
Funeral services for Grady Gerald Campbell, 33, of Route 1, Goodsprings, who died Friday, February 20 in Giles County Hospital were conducted Saturday at 1:00 p. m. at Carr and Erwin Chapel by the Rev. Ray McDonald and the Rev. Charles Oaks. Interment followed in Giles Memory Gardens.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Campbell is the son of Mrs. Margaret Griffin Campbell of Goodsprings and the late Grady G. Campbell. He was a self employed shoe shop operator.
In addition to his mother survivors include his wife, Mrs. Sarah Catherine Lanier Campbell; a brother, Ronnie Campbell, Goodsprings; two sisters, Mrs. Emily Ashford, Prospect, and Mrs. Martha Tucker, Leoma.

CAMPBELL, Henry Jordon OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 03 Mar 1982
Henry Jordon Campbell, 92, St. Joseph, Tennessee, died on Sunday, February 28, 1982, at Elm Nursing Home in Lawrenceburg.
A native of Giles County, he was the son the late Jacob and Roxanna Phillips Campbell. He was a retired carpenter and was a member of County Line Primitive Baptist Church for 30 years.
Funeral services were held at 2 p. m. Monday, March 1, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with burial in Maplewood Cemetery, Bobby Collins officiating.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Presh Campbell, St. Joseph; two sons, Chester Campbell, Lawrenceburg, and Tyree Campbell, Peoria, Illinois; four daughters, Robbie White, Lawrenceburg, Syble Bassham, and Mary Hughes, St. Joseph, and Florence Lawhorn, Pulaski; one sister, Mrs. Lena Thompson, Pulaski; 21 grandchildren and 33 great-grandchildren.

CAMPBELL, Howard OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 12 Jun 1984
Howard Campbell, 75, died Monday, June 11, 1984, at his home in Glendale, California, after a long illness. Mr. Campbell was a former Giles Countian and the son of the late Walter and Ida Hannah Campbell.
Survivors include his wife, Ruth Mohen Campbell and a daughter, Melinda Campbell of Glendale; four brothers, Rufus E. Campbell and Tom Campbell of Pulaski, Lawrence Campbell of Athens, Alabama, and Giles Campbell of Tucson, Arizona.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time.

CAMPBELL, Laura Stover Decatur Daily 08 Dec 1989
Hartselle-Funeral for Laura Campbell, 76, of Route 3 Falkville will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Peck Funeral Home with the Rev. Steve Roers officiating.

Burial will be in Powells Chapel Cemetery. The family will receive friends tonight from 6 to 9 at the funeral home.
Mrs. Campbell died Thursday at Hartselle Medical Center. She was a member of Powells Chapel Church.
She is survived by two sons, Clarence D. Campebll of Decatur and Cecil A. Campbell of Crestvierw, Fla.; three daughters, Lucille Copeland of Falkville, Shirley Mann of Locust Fork and Debbie Balthrop of Hartselle; one brother, Marlin Stover of Kalamazoo, Mich.; and nine grandchildren. Grandsons will be pallbearers.

CAMPBELL, Lee Crumbley Decatur Daily 25 Dec 1988
Funeral for Lee C. Campbell, 86, of 801 Eleanor Drive S. W. will be Monday at 1 p.m. at Brown Service Funeral Home with the Rev. Billy Stephenson and the Rev. Ron Madison officiating.
Burial will be in Decatur City Cemetery. The family will receive friends today from 4 p. m. to 6 p. m. at the funeral home.
Mr. Campbell died Saturday at Parkway Medical Center Hospital. He was a long time member of First Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Eunice Campbell of Decatur; one son, Robert L. Campbell of Decatur; and two sisters Edna Gary of Chicago and Reba Harwell of Lewisburg, Tenn.; and two grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be R. W. "Bus" Orr, Joe Parker, John Roby, Charlie Johnson, Clyde Pace and Jack Fite. Honorary pallbearers will be members of the men's Bible class at First Baptist Church.
The family request donations be made to the mission fund at First Baptist Church.

CAMPBELL, Loyd OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 01 Dec 1987
Mr. Loyd Campbell, 64, of Lawrenceburg, died Friday, Nov. 27, 1987, at Crockett Hospital in Lawrenceburg. Funeral services were held Sunday, Nov. 29, at Coleman Memorial United Methodist Church with Malcolm Patton officiating. Burial was in Lawrence County Memorial Garden.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Campbell was the son of the late Frank and Rebecca Smotherman Campbell. He was a member of Coleman United Methodist Church, a 32nd Scottish Rites and Shriner, member of the Rotary Club and owner of Campbell's Foodtown grocery store in Lawrenceburg.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Maggie Keeter Campbell of Lawrencebrg; one son, Danny Campbell of Lawrenceburg; two brothers, Odus and Lonas Campbell, both of Minor Hill; three sisters, Ludie Cobb of Lawrenceburg, Lila Mae Keeter of Ethridge, Velma Stafford of Pulaski; several nieces and nephews.

CAMPBELL, Lula OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 30 Apr 1980
Mrs. Lula Campbell, 91, of Route 5, Lawrenceburg, died Monday, April 28 in Fairhaven Nursing Home. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday at 3:30 p. m. at Scott's Hill Church by the Rev. James D. Nave, the Rev. Frank Rouse and the Rev. Larry Glass. Burial was in the Scotts Hill Cemetery.
Mrs. Campbell, a native of Tennessee, was married to the late Milton Campbell.

Survivors include three sons, Noble Campbell and Carroll Campbell, Pulaski, and Burt Campbell, Ethridge; 10 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. Carr and Erwin Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

CAMPBELL, Maggie Mae OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 12 May 1987
Mrs. Maggie Mae Campbell, 94, of Lawrenceburg, died Tuesday, May 5, 1987, at Scott Memorial Hospital in that city.
Funeral services were held Thursday, May 7, at Bennett May Chapel with the Rev. Wayne Morrow and the Rev. Buddy Strickland officiating. Burial was in Scotts Hill Cemetery.
A native of Limestone County, Ala., Mrs. Campbell was the daughter of the late Dillard and Martha Guthrie Rucker and was married to the late Buford "Jack" Campbell. She was a member of Scotts Hill Church of Christ.
Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Alene Newton of Lawrenceburg; one son, Mack Campbell of Lawrenceburg; five grandchildren.

CAMPBELL, Mattie Sue Cotham OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 01 May 1984
Mrs. Mattie Sue Campbell of Lewisburg died on Wednesday, April 25, 1984, at Lewisburg Community Hospital.
A native of Giles County, she was the daughter of the late John and Annie Gupton Cotham. She was a member of the Methodist Church.
Funeral services were held on Saturday, April 28, at Allen Bethel Church in Lewisburg, Edward Strugis and W. S. Scruggs officiating, with burial in Morristown Cemetery at Campbellsville. Queen Ann Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include her husband, Ezekiel Campbell; three daughters, Mrs. Elizabeth Allison and Mrs. Grace Biggers of Lewisburg and Mrs. Lucille Thomison of Louisville, Kentucky; two sisters, Mrs. Elizabeth Trice of Lewisburg and Mrs. Lucile Smith of Columbia; one brother, Claude Cotham of Pulaski; six grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren.

CAMPBELL, Maude Cross OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 27 Aug 1980
Mrs. Maude Campbell, 69, of Route 2, Prospect died Wednesday, August 20 at Giles County Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Friday at 2:00 p. m. at Bennett-May Chapel with interment in Gatlin Cemetery. The Rev. James Hargrove was the officiant.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Campbell was the daughter of the late Guss and Jo Gatlin Cross. She was a member of the Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband, John H. Campbell; a daughter, Mrs. Hansel Deason, Parrish, Ala.; a sister, Mrs. William E. Campbell, Ardmore and four grandchildren.

CAMPBELL, Paul Douglas OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 20 Sep 1983
Mr. Paul Douglas Campbell, age 46, of Tappahonnock, Va. died Friday, Sept. 16, 1983, at the Giles County Hospital.
Funeral services will be held in Virginia later this week.

A native of Limestone County, Alabama, Mr. Campbell was a painter. He was the son of Dupree and Katie Peeks Campbell and was married to Helen F. Campbell of Tappahonnock, Va. Bennett-May Funeral Home in charge of local arrangements.

CAMPBELL, Pauline Felker OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 26 Oct 1983
Pauline Felker Campbell, died Tuesday, October 25, at the Donelson Hospital. Funeral services will be held Thursday, October 27 at Carr and Erwin Chapel with burial in Barkley Cemetery.
She was the daughter of the late Reedy and Sarah Gibson Felker and was married to the late Thomas A. Campbell.
Survivors include one daughter, Ann Johansson, Mt. Juliet; one brother, Henry Treadway, Green Hill, Alabama; five sisters, Mrs. Harvey Skelton, Minor Hill, Mrs. Inez Jackson, Nashville, Mrs. Elise Stutts, Houston, Texas, Mrs. Ama Alsup, Athens, Alabama, Mrs. Eula Walker, Winterhaven, Fla.; and one grandchild.

CAMPBELL, Presh R. OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 21 Sep 1983
Mrs. Presh R. Campbell, 95, of Pulaski, died Thursday, Sept. 15, 1983, at Giles County Hospital. Funeral services were held Saturday at Carr and Erwin Funeral Home. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
She was a member of the Chestnut Grove Methodist Church. Survivors include two sons, Tyree Campbell of Peoria, Ill., and Chester Campbell of Lawrenceburg; four daughters, Mrs. Syble Bassham, Mrs. Florence Lawhorn, and Mrs. Edgar (Mary) Hughes all of Pulaski, and Mrs. Robbie White of Lawrenceburg; 21 grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; four great-great grandchildren; and 33 great-grandchildren.

CAMPBELL, Robert Neal OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 22 Mar 1983
Robert Neal Campbell, 63, of Huntsville, Ala., died on Thursday, March 17, 1983 at Huntsville Hospital.
Funeral services were conducted by Bro. Tom Orr and Bro. Tom Russell at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 19 at Bennett-May Chapel. Interment followed in Cool Springs Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Campbell was a member of the Church of Christ and a retired chemist of the Tennessee Valley Authority. His wife, Mary Cole Campbell of Huntsville, survives. He was the son of the late Walter Neal and Ida Bell Hannah Campbell.
Additional survivors include, two daughters, Mrs. Judith C. Tuggle of Huntsville and Mrs. Marsha C. Leonard of Mayfield, KY; five brothers, Rufus Campbell of Pulaski, Howard Campbell of Glendale, CA, Lawrence Campbell of Athens, AL, Tom Campbell of Pulaski and Giles Campbell of Tucson, AZ; and two grandchildren.

CAMPBELL, Tommy OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 13 Aug 1987
Mr. Tommy Campbell, 59, died Monday, August 3, 1987, at St. Anthony Medical Center, Louisville, Ky.
Funeral services were held Saturday, August 8, at Abraham McKissack Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Frank E. Brooks officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery. Queen Ann Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Campbell was a native of Giles County and an employee of a Louisville used car dealership.
Survivors include his mother, Mrs. Lena Campbell Macklin of Pulaski; one son, Gettis Neal of Louisville; one daughter, Ms. Pamela Martin of Pulaski; two grandchildren; three aunts, Mrs. Robert (Josephine) Everly of Lynnville, Mrs. Daisy Sharp of Pulaski and Nealie Everly of Nashville; three uncles, Ezekiel, Grady, and Earnest Campbell, all of Lewisburg.

CAMPBELL, Virginia Knox OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 02 Oct 1984
Mrs. Virginia Campbell, 90, Lynnville, died on Monday, October 1, 1984, at Maury County Hospital in Columbia. A native of Giles County, she was the daughter of the late Samuel A. and India Mosley Knox and was married to the late Burney Walker Campbell. She was a Presbyterian.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, October 3, at Bennett May Chapel, Edward Knox officiating, with burial in Lynnwood Cemetery.
Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. J. T. Lowery, Lynnville

CANE, John L. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 02 Oct 1984
John L. Cane, 60, died on Thursday, September 27, 1984, at his Pulaski residence. A native of Pennsylvania, he was a veteran of World War II and the Korean War. He was married to the late Allene Williams Cane.
Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Saturday, September 29, at Carr and Erwin Chapel, with burial in Maplewood Cemetery, Clarence Stewart and Mack Pinkelton officiating.
Survivors include two sons, Randy Cane and Eddie Cane, Pulaski; three sisters and one nephew.

CANEER, Robert Milton OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 02 Jun 1987
Mr. Robert Milton Caneer, 80, of Lynnville, died Sunday, May 31, 1987, at Maury County Hospital in Columbia. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 3, at the Caneer home in Lynnville with the Rev. Bill Moss officiating. Burial will be in Lynnwood Cemetery. Carr and Erwin Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Caneer was the son of the late Milton L. and Effie Ridgeway Caneer. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge 101 and was a retired U. S. mail carrier.
Survivors include his wife, Joan Caneer of Lynnville; one son, Thomas Caneer of Lynnville; two daughters, Martha Jo Jones and Betsy Tarpley, both of Lynnville; one sisters, Mrs. Effy Brown of Lewiston, N. Y.; five grandchildren.

CANN, Harrison Chester OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 11 Mar 1981
Harrison Chester Cann, 67, of Pulaski died Saturday, March 7, 1981, in Vanderbilt Hospital, Nashville. Funeral rites were held Monday at 1:00 p. m. at Carr and Erwin Chapel. The Rev. Mack Pinkelton, Baptist minister was the officiant.
A native of Massachusetts, Mr. Cann's parents were the late Harrison and Elizabeth K. Allen Cann. He was a retired C. P. A. for Dyment Howe Co.
Survivors include a step-son, Joe Stroud of Miami, Fla., and a sister, Mrs. Helen E. Loveman of Hawaii.


CAPPS, Cora Lee OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 05 Jun 1983
Miss Cora Capps of Franklin, age 98, a former resident of Nashville, died on Monday, June 20, 1983, at the Williamson County Hospital following a short illness.
Miss Capps was a native of Pennington's Bend and was the daughter of the late Benjamin F. and Elizabeth Romine Capps.
She was a member of the Old Hickory Methodist Church and a Real Daughter member of the Private Soldier Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy. She was a retired book salesperson from the Bullard Book Company. She was also employed as a former hostess of the Nashville Woman's Club and also worked for the Reed Sharp Furniture Company in Nashville.
Graveside services and burial were held at Spring Hill Cemetery on Tuesday, June 21, with the Rev. Jacob Gardner officiating. Martin and Bracey Welsh, Inc. were in charge of arrangements.
Survivors are: a niece, Mrs. Maynard Hall of Franklin; six other nieces and two nephews.

CARDEN, Gladys H. Foster OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 01 Sep 1987
Mrs. Gladys H. Carden, 84, of Pulaski, died Tuesday, Aug. 25, 1987, at Pulaski Health Care Center. Funeral services were held Wednesday, Aug. 26, at Bennett May Chapel with the Rev. mack Pinkelton officiating. Burial was in Lynnwood Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Carden was the daughter of the late Forrest and May Moore Foster. She was a member of the Methodist Church.
Survivors include her husband, Maurice H. Carden of Pulaski; one son, Edwin A. Carden of Nashville; one grandson; four sisters, Mrs. Louise Foster, Mrs. Katholene Yowell, Mrs. Ella Thornton and Mrs. Mary Garrett, all of Pulaski; one brother, Bob Foster of Clarksdale, Miss.

CARDEN, Maurice H. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 10 Nov 1987
Mr. Maurice H. Carden, 89, of Pulaski (formerly of Lynnville), died Wednesday, Oct. 28, 1987, at Pulaski Health Care Center. Funeral services were held Thursday, Oct. 29, at Bennett May Chapel with the Rev. Mack Pinkelton officiating. Burial was in Lynnwood Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Carden was the son of the late James and Lula Golightly Carden and was married to the late Gladys M. Carden. He was a retired farmer and member of Olivet Methodist Church.
Survivors include one son, Edwin A. Carden of Nashville; one grandson; three sisters, Mrs. Gladys Ingram and Mrs. Catherine Wilson, both of Pulaski, Mrs. Helen Prentice of Richmond, Va.; one brother, Noel Wilson Carden of Victoria, Va.

CARDEN, Nannie Lou Woodard OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 26 Aug 1981
A former Giles Countian, Mrs. Nannie Lou Woodard Carden, of Decatur, Ala., died Tuesday August 25. She was the widow of the late Harry Walden Carden.
Funeral services will be held at Shelton Funeral Home in Decatur, Thursday at 1:00 p. m. Burial will be at Shores Cemetery near Hanna Baptist Church in Giles County.
Survivors include seven children, one of whom is Mrs. Harvey McNeese of Pulaski; 20 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.

CARDIN, Benjamin Kirk OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 05 Nov 1986

Mr. Benjamin Kirk Cardin, 94, of Pulaski (Campbellsville community), died Friday, Oct. 31, 1986, at his residenc. Funeral services were held Sunday, Nov. 2, at Bennett-May Chapel with Rev. Mack Pinkelton officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Cardin was the son of the late James Larkin and Nancy William Cardin. He was a member of the Wales Baptist Church, former Giles County Commissioner, a retired farmer and school bus driver.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Mary Lou Sanders Cardin of Pulaski; three daughters, Mrs. Margaret Shelby of Bartow, Fla., Mrs. Emmett Dunnavant of Pulaski, Mrs. Nelle Odum of Nashville; five grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; three great-grandchildren.

CARDIN, Elise OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 17 Apr 1984
Miss Elise Cardin, age 76, of Lincoln Street, Pulaski, died Wednesday, April 11, 1984, at the Giles County Hospital.
Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, April 12, at Bennett May Chapel, with burial in Indian Creek Cemetery. The Reverend Paul Allen officiated.
A native of Giles County, Miss Cardin was the daughter of the late Ezra L. and Eula Bryant Cardin.
Survivors include, one brother, Clarence Cardin of Pulaski; one sister, Mary Lee Watson of Pulaski; and one half-sister, Beatrice Johnson of Nashville.
Miss Cardin was a member of the Methodist Church.

CARDIN, Helen Burch OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 17 Jun 1981
Funeral services for a Giles County native, Mrs. Helen Burch Cardin, Sylacauga, Ala. who died in that city Thursday, June 11, were conducted Saturay at 2:00 p. m. at Bennett-May Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Maplewood Cemetery. The Rev. Mack Pinkelton and the Rev. William Moss were the officiants.
Mrs. Cardin was the daughter of the late Bernard and Mary Black Burch and was married to the late Hawkins Cardin. She was a member of the United Methodist Church.
Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Layton White and Mrs. Van Hughes, Pulaski; a son, Robert Cardin, Pulaski; 13 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren and one great great grandchild.

CARDIN, Herbert OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 22 Apr 1981
Herbert Cardin, age 55, of Bay St. Louis, Miss, formerly of Giles County, died at his home Sunday April 19 of a heart attack.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Retta Kimmell Cardin; two daughters, Mrs. Mary Beth Iwancyzk, of Bay St. Louis, Mrs. Laura Nell Smith of New Orleans, La.; one son, Michael Cardin, Seattle, Wash.; seven grandchildren; his mother, Mrs. Myrtha Cardin, Tullahoma; four sisters, Mrs. Hattie Mae Birdsong, Tullahoma, Mrs. Dorcas Birdsong, Mid West City, Okla., Mrs. Laverne Grammar and Mrs. Nell Moore both of Nashville and one brother, Stacy Cardin, Pulaski.
Funeral services were held in that city, Thursday, April 23.

CARDIN, James Clarence OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 20 Jan 1987

Mr. James Clarence Cardin, 80, of Pulaski, died Thursday, Jan. 15, 1987, at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville.
Funeral services were held Saturday, Jan. 16, at Bennett May Chapel with Rev. Felix Snell and Rev. William H. Moss officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Cardin was the son of the late Ezra Lee and Mary Eula Brian Cardin. He was a member of the Pulaski First Methodist Church and was a retired beer distributor (Cardin Distributing Company).
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Sara Birdsong Cardin of Pulaski; one son, Thomas Cardin of Pulaski; two sisters, Mrs. Mary Lee Watson of Pulaski, Mrs. Beatrice Johnson of Nashville; two grandchildren and one great-grandchild.


CARDIN, James Phillip Decatur Daily 08 Jan 1982
Funeral for James Philip Cardin, 66, of 1609 Third Ave. SW, who died Wednesday at Parkway Medical Center, will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, the Rev. Ray Shubert and the Rev. Larry Horne officiating with burial in Decatur Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Eva Lee Cardin of Decatur; one son Philip Cardin of Salt Lake City, Utah; one sister, Mrs. Martha Hewitt of Nashville, Tenn.
Pallbearers will be Bill Brisco, Al Bingham, Tom White, Jack Wade, Fred Cooklin, Paul Hargrove. Honorary pallbearers will be members of Lowes Lend A Hand Sunday School Class.
He was a member of First United Methodist Church and a former employee of Williams Auto Parts.

CARDIN, Maurice H. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 30 Oct 1987
Mr. Maurice H. Carden, 89, of Pulaski (formerly of Lynnville), died Wednesday, Oct. 28, 1987, at Pulaski Health Care Center.
Funeral services were held Thursday, Oct. 29, at Bennett-May Chapel with the Rev. Mack Pinkelton officiating. Burial was in Lynnwood Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Carden was the son of the late James and Lula Golightly Carden and was married to the late Gladys M. Carden. He was a retired farmer and member of Olivet Methodist Church.
Survivors include one son, Edwin A. Carden of Nashville; one grandson; three sisters, Mrs. Gladys Ingram and Mrs. Catherine Wilson, both of Pulaski, Mrs. Helen Prentice of Richmond, Va.; one brother, Noel Wilson Carden of Victoria, Va.

CARDIN, Myrtha Paysinger OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 27 Dec 1983
Myrtha Paysinger Cardin, age 92, of 4107 Gallatin Road, Nashville, died Thursday, December 22, 1983, at Nashville Memorial Hospital.
Funeral services were held in Bennett-May Chapel Saturday, December 24, at 11 a.m. with the Reverends Marshall Moss and Bill Harris officiating. Burial was in Bethesda Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Cardin was married to the late John Cardin. She was a housewife. Her parents were the late Chuck and Nancy Jackson Paysinger.

Survivors include four daughters, Mrs. B. W. Birdsong of Tullahoma, Mrs. Walton Birdsong of Oklahoma, Mrs. Flournoy Grammar of Madison, Mrs. John H. Moore, Jr. of Nashville; one son, Stacey Cardin of Pulaski; 18 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
Bennett-May was in charge of arrangements.

CARDIN, P. D. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 16 Oct 1984
P. D. Cardin, 86, Pulaski, died on Friday, October 12, 1984, at Hillside Hospital. A Giles County native, he was the son of the late Hatcher and Fannie Brownlow Cardin. He was a retired employee of Genesco, Inc. and a member of the Methodist Church.
Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Saturday, October 13, 1984, at Bennett May Chapel, Paul Allen officiating, with burial in Maplewood Cemetery.
Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Bettye Ingram and Mrs. Oakerlene Corpier, both of Pulaski; and one grandchild.

CARDINAL, Thomas J. OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 20 Dec 1984
Thomas J. Cardinal, 39, of the Scotts Hill Community died on Monday, December 17, 1984, at Hillside Hospital.
He was a native of Brooklyn, New York.
Funeral services were to be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, December 20, at Carr and Erwin Chapel, with burial in Scotts Hill Cemetery, Mack Pinkelton and Jim Yannayon officiating.
Survivors include his parents, Salvatore and Mary Cardinal of California; his wife, Mrs. Kathy Tomerlin Cardinal, Scotts Hill; three sons, Thomas Cardinal, Jr., California, Sal Cardinal, Florida, and Toney Cardinal, Michigan; one daughter, Tara Cardinal, Michigan; and one brother, Joey Cardinal, California.

CAREY, Verlie Rochelle OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 09 Feb 1988
Mrs. Verlie Rochelle Carey, 91, of Goodspring, died Friday, Feb. 5, 1988, at Pulaski Health Care Center. Funeral services were held Sunday, Feb. 7, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with Paul Sain officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Lawrence County, Mrs. Carey was the daughter of the late Granville and Ada Randall Rochelle and was married to the late J. H. Carey.
Survivors include one son, Maitland Carey of Pulaski; one daughter, Sibyl Pitts of Tullahoma; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

CAROTHERS, Maude Puryear OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 12 May 1982
Mrs. Maude Carothers, 95, died at her Nashville residence on Thursday, May 6. A native of Giles County, she was the daughter of the late John W. and Josephine Witt Puryear and the wife of the late Will Carothers. She was a member of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church.
Funeral services were held at 2 p. m. Friday, May 7, at Bennett-May Chapel with burial in Mt. Moriah Cemetery, Mack Pinkelton and Marlin Goodman officiating.
Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Lillian Faught, Nashville, and Mrs. Lena Will Prentice, Pulaski and Nashville; one grandchild and three great-grandchildren.

CARPENTER, Aileen Elizabeth Hobbs OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 18 Nov 1981

Mrs. Aileen Elizabeth Carpenter, 70, of Pulaski, died Wednesday, November 11 at Scott Memorial Hospital, Lawrenceburg. Funeral rites were conducted Friday at 2:00 p.m. at Bennett-May Chapel by the Rev. Mack Pinkelton. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
A Lincoln County native, Mrs. Carpenter was the daughter of the late Ed and Lillie B. Abbott Hobbs. She was a member of the Frankewing Presbyterian Church.
Survivors include her husband, Mitchell Carpenter; two sisters, Naomi Hanna and Mrs. Maibelle Holder, Pulaski.

CARPENTER, Alfred Richard Sr. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 15 Aug 1989
Alfred Richard Carpenter, Sr., 76, Brick Church, died Monday, Aug. 7, 1989, at Lewisburg Community Hospital. Funeral services were held Tuesday at Carr and Erwin Funeral Home with Don Russell and Dale Myers officiating. Burial was in New Zion Cemetery.
Mr. Carpenter was a Giles County native and the son of the late Ambrose Carpenter, Sr. and Villa Mae Travis Carpenter. He was a retired carpenter.
Survivors include his wife, Lettie Newton Carpenter, Brick Church; two sons, Richard Carpenter, Lewisburg and Henry Carpenter, Cornersville; two step-sons, Layton Newton, Pulaski and Lester Newton, Cornersville; two daughters, Betty Watts and Willa Lamb, both of Pulaski; one step-daughter, Barbara Parsons, Pulaski; one brother, Ambrose Carpenter, Jr., Sewanee; two sisters, Exie Haller, Ardmore, Tenn. and Wilma Williams, Pulaski; 17 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.


CARPENTER, Clara Bell OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 03 Nov 1982
Mrs. Clara Bell Carpenter, 79, Rt. 2, Lynnville, died Thursday, October 28, 1982 at Giles County Hospital. Funeral services were held at 2 p. m. Saturday, October 30 at Carr and Erwin Chapel with burial in Lynnwood Cemetery, Wayne Kelley and Bob Vickers officiating.
Mrs. Carpenter was the daughter of the late Thomas and Virgie Hickman Peden, and a widow of the late Leonard F. Carpenter, Sr.
She is survived by two sons, L. F. Carpenter, Jr., Pulaski and Jim Carpenter of Columbia; two daughters, Mrs. Flenoy Vick, Lynnville, and Mrs. A. C. Bateman, Nashville; two brothers, Bill Peden, Centerville and Edd Peden, Russellville, Ky.; a sister, Mrs. Vivian Wilson, Columbia; eleven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

CARPENTER, Clyde Allen OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 21 Feb 1989
Clyde Allen Carpenter, 61, 112 Delano Street, McMinnville, TN, died Sunday, Feb. 12, 1989 at River Park Hospital in McMinnville. Funeral services were hedl Tuesday, Feb. 14 at Carr and Erwin Chapel with Dan Long and Billy Murrey officiating. Burial was in Mt. View Cemetery.
Mr. Carpenter was the son of the late John and May Burchell Carpenter. He was a Giles County native, a member of the Smartt Baptist Church in McMinnville and a press operator at Carrier Air Conditioner Company.
Survivors include his wife, Alene Henderson Carpenter, McMinnville; one son, Allen Carpenter, McMinnville; two daughters, Beverly Rust, Morrison, TN and Patsy Fuller, Lewisburg; two sisters, Edna Mae Carpenter and Viola Woodard, both of Pulaski; and six grandchildren.


CARPENTER, Flavil Mack OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 09 May 1989
Flavel Mack Carpenter, 67, of Birmingham, Ala., died Friday, May 5, 1989 in a Birmingham hospital. Funeral services were held May 8 at the Forrest Crest Cemetery in Birmingham.
A native of Lincoln County, he was married to Dorothy Lucille Carpenter. Other survivors include one daughter, Ms. Deborah Lynne Carpenter, Birmingham; one son, Joel Mack Carpenter, Birmingham; two sisters, Mrs. Marjorie Carmen, Memphis, Mrs. Melba McKinney, Pulaski.

CARPENTER, Kenneth A. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 18 Feb 1981
Kenneth A. Carpenter, 69, of Pulaski died Thursday, February 12 in Giles County Hospital. Funeral rites were conducted Friday at 2:00 p.m. at Carr and Erwin Chapel with burial in Maplewood Cemetery. The Rev. Paul Allen was the officiant.
Mr. Carpenter, a retired employee of Denbo Scrap Metals, Inc., was born in Tennessee. He was the son of the late Joel Mack and Minnie Robinson Carpenter.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Annie Mae Wilburn Carpenter; a brother, Flavel Carpenter, Birmingham, Ala.; three sisters, Mrs. Wayne Wakefield and Mrs. Elsie McKinney, Pulaski and Mrs. Bill Carman of Memphis.

CARPENTER, Lawrence Edward OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 22 Nov 1983
Lawrence Edward Carpenter, 53, died October 18th at Jacksonville, Florida. Funeral services were held November 21st at Carr and Erwin Funeral Home. Burial was in the Lynnwood Cemetery in Lynnville.
Mr. Carpenter was the son of the late Elmer and Ella Mae Strickland Carpenter. He was a veteral of the Korean War.
Mr. Carpenter is survived by two sisters, Bertha Childers of Pulaski and Lucille Banks of Centerville, and several nieces and nephews.

CARPENTER, Mitchell OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 12 Jul 1984
Mitchell Carpenter, 68, Pulaski, died on Wednesday, July 11, 1984, at Giles County Hospital. A native of Giles County, he was the son of the late Ambrose Richard and Villa Mae Travis Carpenter and was married to the late Aileen Carpenter. He was a shop custodian at Edwards Trucking.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, July 13, at Bennett May Chapel, Mack Pinkelton and G. C. Fox officiating, with burial in Maplewood Cemetery.
Survivors include two sisters, Mrs. Exie Haller, and Mrs. Wilma Williams, Pulaski; two brothers, Alfred Carpenter, Cornersville, and Ambrose Carpenter, Jr., Sewanee, Tennessee; and several nieces and nephews.

CARPENTER, Walcie Rowena Barlar OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 30 Jun 1982
Mrs. Walcie Rowena Carpenter, 90, Route 1, Lynnville, died on Monday, June 21, 1982, at Maury County Hospital.
A native of Giles County, she was the daughter of the late John Maultsby and Zana Lou Coker Barlar and the wife of the late Robert S. Carpenter. She was a retired school teacher.

Funeral services were held at 2 p. m. Wednesday, June 23, at Carr and Erwin Chapel, with burial in Lynnwood Cemetery, Artie Collins and Mack Wheeler officiating.
Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Anne C. Hunt, Pleasant View, Tennessee, and Mrs. Mary C. Hunt, Lynnville; two brothers, A. E. Barlar and E. C. Barlar, Nashville; three sisters, Mrs. Roberta Waldrop, Clinton, Tennessee, Mrs. Alene Gregg and Mrs. Doris Elias, Lynnville; 10 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

CARR, Ada Shelton OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 28 Oct 1981
One hundred and one year old Mrs. Ada Shelton Carr died Wednesday, October 21, 1981 at Ardmore Nursing Home, Ardmore, Tenn.
Mrs. Carr, born April 7, 1880, a Giles County native was the daughter of the late Thomas J. and Mary Osborne Shelton. She married the late Sam Carr. She was a member of First Baptist Church, Pulaski.
Funeral services were conducted at 11:00 a. m. Friday, October 23, at Bennett-May Chapel by the Rev. Clarence K. Stewart officiating, with burial in Maplewood Cemetery.
Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Mary Will Moore, Pulaski; one son, Hubert Carr, Louisville, Ky.; three grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, and seven great-great-grandchildren.

CARR, Eula Mae White OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 27 Sep 1988
Mrs. Eula Mae Carr, 85, died Friday, Sept. 23, 1988. Funeral services were held Tuesday, Sept. 27, at Olivet Baptist Church in Nashville with the Rev. Alvin C. Berstine officiating. Burial was in Greenwood Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Carr was the daughter of the Rev. Henry White and Mrs. Mary Furline White. She was married to the late Marvin Carr.
Survivors include seven daughters; three sons; 25 grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; four sisters and one brother, Buford White of Lynnville.

CARR, Herbert Edward OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 04 Mar 1986
Mr. Herbert Edward Carr, 84, of Goodspring, died Thursday, Feb. 27, 1986, at Hillside Hospital.
Funeral services were held at 11 a. m. Saturday, March 1, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with Paul McKinney officiating. Burial was in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Carr was the son of the late George and Tennie Dotson Carr.
Survivors include his wife, Junie Carr of Goodspring; four sons, Howard and Harry Carr, both of Nashville, Willard and Alton Carr, both of Pulaski; four daughters, Lois Garner and Norma Henderson, both of Pulaski, Helen Davis and Jewel Nolen, both of Nashville; two half-brothers, Forrest and Homer Thornton, both of Pulaski; one half-sister, Lona McNeese of Pulaski; 15 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

CARROLL, John Harvel Your Community Shopper 16 Jul 1986
The Rev. John Harvel "Jack" Carroll of 2nd Street, Ardmore, died July 9, 1986 at the Limestone Nursing Home. Funeral services were July 12, at 2:00 p.m. at First Baptist Church with the Rev. Bill Bailey officiating. Burial was at Huntsville Memory Gardens with Taylor Funeral Home in charge.

A native of Lawrenceburg, Mr. Carroll was the son of the late John and Margaret Coffee Carroll and the husband of the late Ella Mae Faulkenberry Carroll. He was a minister for 57 years, pastoring churches in Limestone, Madison, Morgan and Giles Counties. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Ardmore, the Decatur Masonic Lodge and the Woodmen of the World.
Survivors include three sons, the Rev. James Harvel Carroll, Howard Carroll and E. P. Bratcher; one daughter, Frances Bailey; and one brother, Clarence Carroll; 14 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren.

CARTER, Admiral Dewey OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 15 Oct 1980N
Funeral services for Admiral Dewey Carter, 81, of Prospect who died Sunday, October 12, 1980, at St. Thomas Hospital, Nashville, were held Wednesday at 2:00 p. m. at the residence by the Rev. William Moss. Burial was in the Prospect Cemetery.
Mr. Carter, a native of Illinois, was the son of the late Abe and Ida Cosley Carter. He was a retired U. S. postal service employee and held membership in the United Methodist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Sue Mason Carter; a son, James Carter, Jr., Huntsville, Ala.; a sister, Mrs. Maude Johnson, Fairfield, Ill.; two brothers, Herchell Carter, Fairfield and Ray Carter, Cornersville, Ind.; four grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Bennett-May Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

CARTER, Charles Wayne "Billy" OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 07 Apr 1979
Charles Wayne "Billy" Carter, 58, of Huntsville, Ala., died Wednesday, April 1, 1987, at his residence.
Funeral services were held Friday, April 3, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with Rev. Mack Pinkelton officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Limestone County, Alabama, Mr. Carter was the son of the late Manard R. Carter. He was retired from the Lee Mar Shirt Company.
Survivors include his mother, Minnie C. Rose of Huntsville; three sons, Toney Carter of Ardmore, Charles J. Carter and Terry Carter, both of Pulaski; three sisters, Jean McGill and Betty Harrison, both of Huntsville, Ala., Sarah Hargrove of Ardmore; seven grandchildren.

CARTER, Lester OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 30 May 1985
Lester Carter, 80, died Tuesday, May 28, 1985, at a Huntsville Hospital. Funeral services were held Thursday at 2 p.m. at Briar Park Baptist Church in Madison County with burial in adjoining cemetery.
He was the son of the late Matthew and Nettie Baker Carter and was married to Mrs. Lorene R. Carter.
Other survivors included two sons, Merle Ray Carter, Gurley, Alabama, and Tracy N. Carter, Pulaski; one daughter, Mrs. Sarah C. Wilbourn, Goodspring; three brothers, Willie and Ernest Carter, both of Toney, Sidney Carter, Tullahoma; three sisters, Mrs. Lillie Daniel and Mrs. Selma McCormick, both of Huntsville, and Mrs. Rilla Sullivan, Toney; 13 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

CARTER, Mack B. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 12 Jan 1988

Mr. Mack B. Carter, 70, of the Bodenham community, died Friday, Jan. 8, 1988, at his residence.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, Jan. 12, at the Jordan Funeral Home with the Rev. Winford Smith officiating. Burial was in the Chestnut Grove Cemetery.
Mr. Carter was the son of the late Wayman and Madge Smith Carter. He was a retired Giles County and City of Pulaski employee.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Mary K. Carter; one son, John Wayne Carter; one daughter, Ms. Clara Carter; one brother, George Carter; one grandson, Eric Carter.

CARTER, Nelle Glaze OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 28 Apr 1987
Mrs. Nelle Glaze Carter, 96, formerly of Giles County, died last month. Memorial services were held in Tulsa, Okla. And Farmington, Conn.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Carter was the daughter of the late Dr. Andrew Lewis and Martha Glaze.
Her daughter, Mrs. Franklin S. Richardson of West Hartford, Conn., survives.

CARVELL, Clara B. Walls OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 16 Mar 1989
Clara B. Carvell, 80, 441 West Woodring Street, Pulaski, died Sunday, March 12, 1989, at Hillside Hospital. Funeral services were held Tuesday at Carr and Erwin Funeral Home with Mack Pinkelton and Judson Hays officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
She was a Giles County native and the daughter of the late Newt J. Walls and the wife of the late Tonnie Carvell.
Survivors include her mother, Mrs. Pearl Harwell Farris, Pulaski; two sons, Tillman Carvell Pulaski and Garfield Carvell of New Prospect; one daughter, Alma Lee McKinney, Pulaski; three brothers, Ray Walls, Lewisburg, Doyle Walls, Lebanon, and Wayne Walls, Pulaski; nine grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

CARVELL, Grady Dean OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 20 Jan 1987
Mr. Grady Dean Carvell, 86, of Pulaski, died Sunday, Jan. 18, 1987, at his residence. Funeral services were held Monday, Jan. 19, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with Herbert McNeese officiating. Burial was in Giles Memory Garden.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Carvell was the son of the late Robert Aymett and Cora Lee Ball Carvell. He was a retired carpenter.
Survivors include his wife, Nina Marie Carvell of Pulaski; one daughter, Mrs. Victor Parker of Pulaski; three brothers, C. L. and Dewey Carvell, both of Pulaski, R. A. Carvell of Ethridge; three sisters, Mrs. Pat Morgan of Columbia, Mrs. Dana Hargrove of Florida, Mrs. Annie Copley of Lynnville; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

CARVELL, Tommie Laurine Stovall OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 14 Mar 1984
Mrs. Tommie Laurine Carvell, 65, Rt. 1, Lynnville, died Monday, March 5, 1984 at Parkview Hospital, Nashville. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Wed., March 7 at Carr and Erwin Chapel with burial in Giles Memory Garden, Elmer Howell officiating.

A native of Giles County, she was the daughter of the late William and Julia Ethel Fudge Stovall.
She is survived by her husband, Dewell Carvell, Lynnville; a son, Leon Scott, Jasper, Ala.; three daughters, Mary Jean Norwood, Pulaski, Julia L. Norwood, McBurg, and Marthell Prindle, Pulaski; three step-daughters, Gerald Jean Walls, Oakleen Johnson and Martha Russell, Campbellsville; two brothers, Thomas A. Stovall, Texas and William Stovall, Pulaski; two sisters, Emma Lee Taylor and Nell Thompson, Pulaski; 17 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

CARVER, Finner OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 17 Nov 1987
Mr. Finner Carver, 68, of Pulaski, died Saturday, Nov. 14, 1987, at Vanderbilt Hospital in Nashville. Funeral services were held Sunday, Nov. 15, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with Judson Hays officiating. Burial was in Giles Memory Garden.
A native of Calhoun County, Miss., Mr. Carver was the son of the late Finner R. and Georgia Doolittle Carver. He was a veteran of World War II and was a retired businessman, being self-employed in the vending machine business.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Evelyn Carver of Pulaski; one son, Keith Carver of Pulaski; one daughter, Eloise Benson of Bakersfield, Calif.; four grandchildren.

CARVER, John Finner OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 18 Feb 1986
John Finner Carver, 38, died Feb. 1, 1986, in Houston, Texas. Funeral services were held Feb. 3 at Settegest-Kopl in Houston. Burial was in Lynnwood Cemetery in Houston.
A former Giles Countian, Carver was a 1965 graduate of Giles County High School, a 1967 graduate of Martin College and a 1971 graduate of the University of Tennessee School of Pharmacy. He worked in Atlanta and Houston.
Survivors include his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Finner Carver of Pulaski; one brother, Keith Carver of Pulaski; and one nephew, Keith Shaw Carver of Alamo, Tenn.

CARY, Archie Edward OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 03 Dec 1987
Mr. Archie Edward Cary, 66, of Elkton, died Monday, Nov. 30, 1987, at Veterans Hospital in Nashville. Funeral services were held Wednesday, Dec.2, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with William Suddarth and Jay Hoppus officiating. Burial was in Elkton Cemetery.
A native of Alabama, Mr. Cary was the son of the late Edward Ezra and Nannie Irene Berleson Cary. He was a retired textile machinist with Hilander Landor Limited.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Dorothy R. Cary of Elkton; three sons, Bill J. Cary of Elkton, Edward Wayne Cary of Texas, Thomas Eugene Cary of Georgia; two brothers, Milton and Buddy Cary, both of California; three sisters, Lillian Owens and Judy Cary, both of California, Ruth McDonald of Decatur, Ala.; six grandchildren.

CASEY, Carlan Bennett OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 05 Dec 1989
Mr. Carlan Bennett Casey, 30, of Elkmont, Ala., died Monday, Nov 27, 1989, at his residence. Funeral services were held Wednesday, Nov. 29, at Carr-McConnell Funeral Home in Athens, Ala., with burial in Giles Memory Garden.
A native of Cedartown, Ga., Mr. Casey was employed by the TV cable company in Athens, Ala.

Survivors include his wife, Connie Daley Casey of Elkmont; one daughter, Jessica Casey of Elkmont; his mother, Dorthea Turner of Frankewing; his father, Benny Casey of Cedartown, Ga.; step-father, Jim Turner of Frankewing; maternal grandparents, Azalea and William Hamsley of Elkton; paternal grandparents, Mrs. and Mrs. Sam Yarbrough of Cedartown, Ga.

CASTEEL, James Harrison OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 12 Nov 1980
A Giles County native, James Harrison Casteel, 69, of Columbia died Saturday, November 8, 1980, at Maury County Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Monday at 3:00 p. m. at North Funeral Home, Lawrenceburg, by the Rev. William Wilder. Interment was in Liberty Hill Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Daisy Cox Casteel; a daughter, Mrs. Eloise Campbell, New Mexico; three sons, Otis Casteel, Alabama, Leo Casteel, Illinois and J. D. Casteel, Columbia; two sisters, Mrs. Dilly Mae James, North Carolina and Mrs. Etta Mullins, Giles County; five brothers, Clarence Casteel, Missouri, Johnny Casteel and the Rev. Ernest Casteel, Ethridge, Harlan Casteel and Mason Casteel, Columbia.

CASTEEL, Junior Wilbur OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 4 Jun 1980
Funeral services for Junior Wilbur Casteel, 57, of Columbia, who died Saturday, May 31, 1980 in Maury County Hospital in that city were held Monday at 1:30 p. m. at Bennett-May Chapel by the Rev. Robert McIlwain. Burial was in Giles Memory Gardens.
An equipment operator for TVA, Mr. Casteel was born in Lawrence County. He was the son of Mrs. Ella Hardin Casteel of Columbia, who survives, and the late Harrison Casteel. He held membership in the Baptist Church.
In addition to his mother, survivors include his wife, Mrs. Clara Rose Casteel; two sons, Tony Casteel, Athens, Ala. and Larry Casteel, Bristol; three sisters, Mrs. Lacy Boston, Mrs. Rachel Locktish and Mrs. Marie Butcher, Cleveland, Ohio and five grandsons.

CASTELL, Ella Jane OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 20 May 1981
Mrs. Ella Jane Castell, 87, of Columbia died Friday, May 15 in Bellair Nursing Home in that city. Funeral rites were conducted Sunday at 1:00 p. m. at Carr and Erwin Chapel by the Rev. Leo Bunt. Burial followed in John Lay Cemetery.
A Tennessee native, Mrs. Castell was the daughter of the late John L. and Elizabeth Kilburn Harden. She was married to the late Harrison S. Castell.
Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. Rachel Locktish, Bedford Heights, Ohio, Mrs. Lacy Pearl Boston, Lancaster, Ohio, and Mrs. Marie Butcher, Peninsula, Ohio; a daughter-in-law, Mrs. Clara Castell, Columbia; a sister, Mrs. Icie Thompson; nine grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren, and two great great grandchildren.

CATES, Ada Adell Lucurs OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 30 Apr 1980
Mrs. Ada Adell Cates, 96, of Route 2, Pulaski died Monday, April 28 in Fairhaven Nursing Home. Funeral services were held Tuesday at 2:30 p. m. at Bennett-May Chapel with interment in Choates Creek Cemetery. The Rev. Frank Rouse and the Rev. Paul Allen were the officiants.

A native of Giles County, Mrs. Cates was the daughter of the late W. E. and Nancy Doggett Lucurs and was the wife of the late Samuel Jackson Cates. She was a member of Choates Creek United Methodist Church.
Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Paul J. Hickman and Mrs. Tavie Alred, Pulaski; a half sister, Mrs. Lela Campbell; four grandchildren; five great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren.

CATES, Cecil V. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 21 May 1980
Cecil V. Cates, 83, of 254 Columbia Ave. in Lawrenceburg passed away May 17 at Scott Memorial Hospital following an extended illness.
Funeral services were held Monday, May 19 at 2:00 p. m. at the Seventh Day Adventist Church with the pastor John Estrada and Elder Cecil Graves officiating. Burial was in Choates Creek Cemetery.
Mr. Cates, a retired farmer and a native of Giles County was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Lillie Bishop Cates, Lawrenceburg; five daughters, Mrs. Suludia White, California, Mrs. Zora Davis, Lawrenceburg, Mrs. Ovie Davis, Lawrenceburg, Mrs. Leona Jackson, Elkton, Mrs. Velma Guthrie, Columbia; fifteen grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren, 2 great great grandchildren and one step-grandson. Freeman-Pettus Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

CATES, Rufus E. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 21 Jan 1988
Mr. Rufus E. Cates, 79, of Rogersville, Ala., died Tuesday, Jan. 19, 1988, at Humana Hospital in Florence, Ala. Funeral services were held Thursday, Jan. 21, at Spry Funeral Home in Athens, Ala. Burial was in Bethel, Ala. Cemetery.
A native of Lauderdale County, Ala., Mr. Cates was the son of the late Alex and Ider Coffman Cates.
Survivors include his wife, Voner Patterson Cates; five daughters, Mrs. Viva Lee Davis and Mrs. Flossie Gullett, both of Anderson, Ala., Magelene Bullard of Cedar Town, Ga., Mrs. Fannie Ruth Hammond of Rogersville, Ala., Mrs. Virginia Dell Dillon of Cleveland, Ohio; one son, Thomas Cates of Huntsville, Ala.; three half-brothers, Cecil Cates and Louis Cates, Jr., both of Pulaski, Noah Cates of Decatur, Ala.; two half-sisters, Mrs. Violet Townsend of Pulaski, Mrs. Susie Lee White of Florence, Ala.; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

CATHCART, Ella Lee OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 23 Feb 1983
Mrs. Ella Lee Cathcart, 72, Pulaski, died Friday, February 18, 1983 at Giles County Hospital. Funeral services were held at 3 p. m. Sun., Feb. 20, at Bennett-May Funeral Home with burial in Maplewood Cemetery, James Nave and Clarence Stewart officiating.
A native of Giles County, she was the daughter of the late Will Tarpley and Pearl Bledsoe and was married to the late Claude Cathcart.
She is survived by one son, Murph Cathcart, Nashville; three daughters, Mrs. Joe Hardin, Mrs. Joe Bass, both of Pulaski, and Mrs. Bobby Norwood, Fayetteville; two sisters, Mrs. Elizabeth Shackelford, Pulaski and Mrs. Mary McGee, Nashville; two brothers, Almus and John Bledsoe, both of Pulaski; ten grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

CATHCART, Luren Hanna OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 19 Mar 1985
Mrs. Lurene Cathcart, 82, of Pulaski, died Thursday, March 7, 1985, at Hillside Hospital. A native of Giles County, she was the daughter of the late Rollie and Emma Vaughn Hanna.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Friday, March 8, at Carr and Erwin Chapel, with burial in Giles Memory Garden, Elmer Howell and Mack Pinkelton officiating.
Survivors include her husband, Elmer Cathcart of Pulaski; and one brother, Osteen Hanna of Pulaski.

CATHCART, Zora Tucker OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 22 Mar 1983
Zora Cathcart, 93, of Frankewing, Tenn., died on Tuesday, March 15, 1983 at Giles County Hospital. Prayer services were conducted at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 17 at Bennett-May Chapel by Larry Gillespie. Graveside services were conducted at Frankewing Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Cathcart was a member of the Methodist Church and a housewife. She was married to the late Elbridge R. Cathcart and she was the daughter of the late Jim and Annie Harris Tucker.
Survivors include, one sister, Mrs. Thelma Bremel of Destin, Fla.; two nieces, Mrs. Bernice Phillips of Huntsville, Ala. and Mrs. Orlean Payne of Clear Water, Fla. and two nephews, Melvin Cardin and Eugene Cardin of Decatur, Ala.

CATHEY, Beulah Rambo OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 14 Jan 1988
Mrs. Beulah Rambo Cathey, age 91, of Pulaski, formerly of Fayetteville, died Wednesday, Jan. 6, 1988, at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville.
Funeral services were held Sunday, Jan. 10, at Higgins Funeral Home in Fayetteville with Rev. Don Thomas officiating. Burial was in Boonshill Cemetery.
Mrs. Cathey was the daughter of the late Gaylon and Lou Rambo and was married to the late Sam Cathey.
Survivors include three daughters, Hildred Donovan and Martha Metts, both of Louisville, Ky., Christine Crane of Pulaski; five grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

CAVANAUGH, Tex OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 23 Jul 1985
Tex Cavanaugh, 78, of Pulaski, died Tuesday, July 16, 1985, at his residence. A native of Potter County, Texas, he was the son of the late George and Agnes Lackey Cavanaugh. He was a retired cattle farmer and photographer.
Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, July 20, at Carr and Erwin Chapel, Clarence Stewart officiating.
Survivors include his wife, Flo Cavanaugh of Pulaski; two daughters, Mrs. Barbara Welter of Crest Valley, California, Mrs. Juanita Adams of Fredericksburg, Virginia; and six grandchildren.

CAYTON, Mary Lucille Waller OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 08 Mar 1988
Mrs. Mary Lucille Cayton, 74, of Pulaski, died Tuesday, March 1, 1988, at Pulaski Health Care Center. Funeral services were held Thursday, March 3, at Raiquel Funeral Home in Harrisville, W. Va. Burial was in King Knob Cemetery.

A native of Ritch County, W.Va., Mrs. Cayton was the daughter of the late Otto Hayes and Lida May Sinnett Waller and was married to the late Newton Herley Cayton. She was a retired nurse.
Survivors include two sons, Donald B. and Maurice W. Cayton, both of Parrisburg, W.Va.; two daughters, Mary Frances Butler of Flint, Mich., Lydia Sue Wells of Pulaski; one sister, Juanita Dell of West Virginia; five step-children; 14 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.

CHAFFIN, Herman Mitchell OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 24 Jan 1985
Herman Mitchell Chaffin, 84, Pulaski, died on Monday, January 21, 1985, at Hillside Hospital. A native of Jackson County, Tennessee, he was the son of the late Jones and Ellie Loftis Chaffin. He was a retired farmer and a member of the Church of Christ.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, January 23, at Bennett May Chapel, Thomas Orr officiating, with burial in Spring Hill Cemetery in Nashville.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Dorothea Hardwick Chaffin, Pulaski, and several nieces and nephews.

CHAFFIN, John Thomas OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 17 Jul 1984
John Thomas Chaffin, 74, Pulaski, died on Saturday, July 14, 1984, at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville. A native of Smith County, he was the son of the late John Thomas and Lula Boston Chaffin. He was a retired foreman for Genesco, where he worked for 35 years.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, July 16, at First Baptist Church, Clarence Stewart and Bill Morris officiating, with burial in Maplewood Cemetery, Carr and Erwin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Julia Haynie Chaffin, Pulaski; three sons, Ernest Glenn Chaffin, Pulaski, James Thomas Chaffin, Nashville and Robert Wilson Chaffin, Pulaski; one daughter, Mrs. Richard W. Williams, Nashville; two brothers, Robert C. Chaffin, Madison, Tennessee, and Woodrow Wilson Chaffin, Gallatin, Tennessee; eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

CHAMBERS, Eleanor Pittard OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 27 Jun 1985
Mrs. Eleanor Chambers, 91, died Saturday, May 25, 1985, in Chattanooga. A native of Giles County, she was the daughter of the late Albert G. and Minnie Zuccarello Pittard. She was married to the late Guy Chambers and mother of the late Guy Chambers, Jr. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, past worthy matron of the Order of the Eastern Star and a member of the Gay Nineties Club.
Graveside services were held May 28 in Maplewood Cemetery with the Rev. Gary Kelley officiating.
Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Richard Bruce of Signal Mountain and one grandchild.

CHAMBERS, William Porter OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 13 Apr 1982
William Porter Chambers, 94, of East Madison Street in Pulaski, died on Sunday, April 11, 1982 at Lions Club Nursing Home in Lawrenceburg, Tenn.

Funeral services were held at 2:00 p. m. on Monday, April 12 at Cedar Grove Church of Christ. Burial followed in Higgins Cemetery in Alabama. Carr and Erwin Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Chambers was a retired farmer and married to the late Carrie Smith Chambers.
He is survived by one daughter, Mary McCluskey of Anderson, Ala.; three grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

CHAPMAN, Alvie Ewing OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 15 Jul 1981
Alvie Ewing Chapman, 73, of Route 1, Pulaski, died Sunday, July 12 in Giles County Hospital. Funeral rites were held Tuesday at 2:00 p. m. at Bennett-May Chapel by the Rev. Jacob Gardner and the Rev. Ray McDonald with burial in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery.
A retired employee of the Giles County Highway Dept., Mr. Chapman was a native of Giles County, the son of the late Lon and Martha Jane Stockman Chapman. He was a member of the United Methodist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Elsie Norwood Chapman; two daughters, Mrs. Rena Dee White, Rossville, Ga. and Mrs. Marlene Johnson, Pulaski; a son, Alvie Chapman, Rossville; three sisters, Mrs. Jewell Tackle, Decatur, Tex., Mrs. Hazal Spraggins, Ft. Worth, Tex. and Mrs. Lorene Wilburn, Florence, Ala.; four brothers, Daly Chapman, Louisville, Ky., Bernard Chapman and James Chapman, Giles County, and Bobby Chapman, Brentwood; two half-brothers, Leslie Tucker and Harold Tucker, Giles County; and three grandchildren.

CHAPMAN, Arvil Knox Sr. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 12 Jan 1982
Funeral services for Arvil Knox Chapman, Sr., 70, who died on Monday at his West Madison Street residence here in Pulaski, were held at 1:00 p. m. on Tuesday, January 1 at Bennett-May Chapel with burial in Maplewood Cemetery. Reverend Jimmy Bass officiated.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Chapman was a retired school teacher and member of St. Andrews Methodist Church.
He was the son of the late Ewing and Reda Shrader Chapman.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Glenda Russell Chapman of Pulaski; three daughters, Mrs. Nell Greene of Gurnee, IL; Mrs. Mary Knox Trapp of Lawrenceburg; and Mrs. Sue Hughey of Pulaski; and two sons, Arvil Chapman, Jr. and Steve Chapman, both of Pulaski. He also leaves 9 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.

CHAPMAN, Carl Edward OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 05 Nov 1986
Carl Edward Chapman, 57, of Mt. Pleasant, died Wednesday, Oct. 29, 1986, in Lewisburg Community Hospital.
Funeral services were held Friday, Oct. 31, at Williams Funeral Home in Mt. Pleasant with Brown Foster and Murray Alexander officiating. Burial was in Arlington Cemetery.
The Giles County native was a supervisor at Heil-Quaker in Lewisburg and a member of Halls Chapel Church of Christ.
Mr. Chapman was the son of the late Rommie and Lula Lovett Chapman.

Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Chapman of Mt. Pleasant; one son, Larry Chapman of Fort Knox, Ky.; a step-son, Donald Ambrose of Mt. Pleasant; three daughters, Angela Jeanette Chapman of Mt. Pleasant, Mrs. Sherry Willoughby of Old Hickory and Mrs. Patricia Rushing of Nashville; four sisters, Mrs. Mary Lou Lovett, Mrs. Mabel Wiser and Mrs. Brownie White, all of Pulaski, Mrs. Mattie Sue Jones of Leoma; and seven grandchildren.

CHAPMAN, Cecil Wilburn OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 14 Jun 1984
Cecil Wilburn Chapman, 73, Ethridge, died on Tuesday, June 12, 1984, in Nashville. A Giles County native, he was the son of the late James M. and Della Ada Chapman. He was a retired farmer.
Funeral services were to be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, June 14, at Carr and Erwin Chapel, with burial in Rose Hill Cemetery, Mack Pinkelton officiating.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Ruby Chapman, Ethridge; five sons, Edd Chapman, Cletus Chapman, Fred Chapman, Jerry Chapman, Nashville, and Charles Chapman, Liberty Hill; two daughters, Mrs. Edith Tidwell and Mrs. Mattie Lou Thornton, Nashville; three brothers, Claude Chapman, James Chapman and Henry Chapman, Lawrenceburg; two sisters, Virginia McClure, Goodspring, and Christine Rose, Pulaski; 17 grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.

CHAPMAN, Carl Edward OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 03 Nov 1986
Carl Edward Chapman, 57, of Mt. Pleasant, died Wednesday, Oct. 29, 1986, in Lewisburg Community Hospital. Funeral services were held Friday, Oct. 31, at Williams Funeral Home in Mt. Pleasant with Brown Foster and Murray Alexander officiating. Burial was in Arlington Cemetery. The Giles County native was a supervisor at Heil-Quaker in Lewisburg and a member of Halls Chapel Church of Christ.
Mr. Chapman was the son of the late Rommie and Lula Lovett Chapman.
Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Chapman of Mt. Pleasant; one son, Larry Chapman of Fort Knox, Ky.; a step-son, Donald Ambrose of Mt. Pleasant; three daughters, Angela Jeanette Chapman of Mt. Pleasant, Mrs. Sherry Willoughby of Old Hickory and Mrs. Patricia Rushing of Nashville; four sisters, Mrs. Mary Lou Lovett, Mrs. Mabel Wiser and Mrs. Brownie White of Pulaski, and Mrs. Mattie Sue Jones of Leoma; and seven grandchildren.

CHAPMAN, Daly Parsons OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 24 May 1984
Daly Parsons Chapman, 71, Mt. Washington, Kentucky, died on Tuesday, May 22, 1984, at his home. Funeral services were to be held at 2 p.m. Friday, May 24 at McFarlan-Troutman Funeral Home in Mt. Washington with burial in Louisville, Kentucky.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Brownie Hays Chapman, Mt. Washington; two daughters, Mrs. Joan Dillander and Mrs. Linda Boley, Louisville; five sons, Buford Chapman, Hartford, Connecticut, Terry Chapman and Charles Chapman of Indiana, Larry Chapman and Morris Chapman, Louisville; three sisters, Mrs. Lorene Wilburn and Mrs. Jewel Copeland, Florence, Alabama and Mrs. Hazel Spraggins, Fort Worth, Texas; three half-brothers, Bernard Chapman and James E. Chapman of Giles County and Bobby Chapman of Brentwood, Tennessee; two step-brothers, Leslie Tucker and Harold Tucker of Giles County; 15 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

CHAPMAN, Earl OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 19 Jul 1988

Earl Chapman, 61, of Lawrenceburg, died Wednesday, July 13, 1988, at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville. Funeral services were held Saturday, July 16, at Bennett May Chapel with the Rev. Mack Pinkelton officiating. Burial was in Scotts Hill Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Chapman was the son of the late Lee and Gertrude Cox Chapman. He was a retired truck driver, retired farmer and member of the Baptist church.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Marie Chapman of Route 5, Lawrenceburg; one daughter, Mrs. Kay Glover of Route 5, Lawrenceburg; two sons, Bobby Chapman and John McIntosh, both of Route 5, Lawrenceburg; one sister, Mrs. Delene Longshore of Route 5, Lawrenceburg; one brother, Guy Chapman of Route 5, Lawrenceburg; seven grandchildren.

CHAPMAN, Glen Gordon OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 24 Feb 1987
An investigation was underway this afternoon (Tuesday) in to the death of a well-known Pulaski businessman found dead in his home just outside the city limits earlier today.
Law enforcement officers and Assistant District Attorney General Richard Dunnavant clamped a lid of secrecy on their probe into the death of 53-year-old Glen Chapman.......
He formerly was co-owner of Burt and Chapman and Chapman and Son Furniture in downtown Pulaski.
Giles Free Press 26 Feb 1987
Authorities have determined that a Pulaski businessman, found dead at his home Tuesday, died of natural causes.....
Services were held at 2 p.m. today (Thursday) at Bennett May Chapel with Bro. Floyd Farris officiating. Burial was in Giles Memory Garden.
A native of Giles County, he was the son of the late Clifford Gordon Chapman and Katholean Wheeler Chapman Worsham, who survives.
Survivors in addition to his mother include, three daughters, Mrs. Carol Chapman Resnick of Tallahassee, Fla., Mrs. Marsha Chapman Dunnavant of Pulaski, and Mrs. Lisa Chapman Tetreault of Nashville; one sister, Mrs. Faye C. Bennett of Pulaski and two grandchildren.

CHAPMAN, Grady Henry OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 22 Sep 1987
Mr. Grady Henry Chapman, 85, of Pulaski, died Thursday, September 17, 1987, at South Pittsburg Hospital in South Pittsburg, Tenn.
Funeral services were held Saturday, September 19, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with the Rev. Nolen Brunson officiating. Burial was in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Chapman was the son of the late Walter and Alice Appleton Chapman and was married to Hautie Velma White Chapman. He was a retired farmer and member of the Pleasant Ridge Methodist Church.
Survivors include three sons, Grady W. (Bill) and Eugene Owen (Gene) Chapman, both of Pulaski, and Hugh Nelson Chapman of Nashville; one daughter, Mrs. Guenther (Sue) Krupp of Chattanooga; one sister, Mae Hood of Birmingham, Ala.; nine grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

CHAPMAN, Hautie Velma OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 03 Mar 1987
Mrs. Hautie Velma Chapman, 81, of Pulaski, died Wednesday, Feb. 25, 1987, at Hillside Hospital.

Funeral services were held Friday, Feb. 27, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with Rev. Mack Pinkelton officiating. Burial was in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery.
Mrs. Chapman was a native of Lawrence County.
Survivors include her husband, Grady H. Chapman of Pulaski; three sons, Bill and Gene Chapman, both of Pulaski, Nelson Chapman of Nashville; one daughter, Sue Krupp of Chattanooga; nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

CHAPMAN, James Jr. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 05 Apr 1983
James Chapman, Jr., 60, of 836 West Madison St. in Pulaski, died on Monday, March 28, 1983 at Giles County Hospital.
Funeral services were conducted by the Rev. Paul Allen at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March 30 at Carr and Erwin Chapel. Burial followed in Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Chapman was a retired employee of T. V. A. His wife, Willie Ruth Goats Chapman of Pulaski, survives. He was the son of the late Flomey Chapman and the surviving Mattie Dickey Blade of Pulaski.
Additional survivors include, one son, Billy Gene Chapman of Tullahoma; two daughters, Mrs. Linda Knox and Mrs. Barbara Taylor, both of Pulaski; three brothers, Johnny Chapman of Pulaski, Willie James Chapman of Louisville, KY, and W. C. Chapman of Cullman, AL; three sisters, Mrs. Louise Allen, Mrs. James Burton and Mrs. Ruth Minor, all of Pulaski and seven grandchildren.

CHAPMAN, John Henry OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 14 May 1985
John Henry Chapman, 72, died Saturday, May 4, 1985, at his home in Lawrenceburg. Funeral services were held Monday, May 6, at Liberty Hill Baptist Church with burial in Rose Hill Cemetery.
Survivors include one daughter, Shirley Stone of Petersburg; three sons, Leon and Roger of Lawrence County and Larry of LaVergne; two brothers, Claude and James Chapman of Lawrenceburg; two sisters, Christine Rose and Virginia McClure of Pulaski; 19 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

CHAPMAN, Kenneth Darrell OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 01 Jul 1986
Mr. Kenneth Darrell Chapman, 55, died at his home in Long Beach, Calif., June 17, 1986, and was buried at Riverside Cemetery in California.
Mr. Chapman is survived by his wife, Patty; one daughter, Mary; his mother, Mrs. Willie Chapman of Pulaski; three sisters, Mrs. Lavada Smith of Decatur, Edith Roberts and Zelma Childers, both of Pulaski; two brothers, Leola and Telly Chapman, both of Pulaski.

CHAPMAN, Mary Elizabeth Crowder OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 28 Feb 1989
Mary Elizabeth Chapman, 93, died Sunday, Feb. 19, 1989 at Crockett General Hospital. Funeral services were held Feb. 21 at Appleton Church of Christ with Aldon Hendrix officiating. Burial was in Appleton Cemetery.

A native of Lawrence County, she was the daughter of the late Thomas Campbell and Eliza Conway Crowder and was married to the late Elmer Chapman. She was a member of the Pulaski Street Church of Christ.
Survivors include two daughters, Bernice Bailey, Pulaski, Mildred Couch, Five Points; four sons, James, Bill, Robert and Paul Chapman, all of Lawrenceburg; one sister, Rona Warren, Lawrenceburg;14 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren.

CHAPMAN, Mary Pearl Carpenter OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 05 Nov 1986
Mrs. Mary Pearl Chapman, 63, of Pulaski, died Tuesday, 63, of Pulaski, died Tuesday, Oct. 28, 1986, at her residence. Funeral services were held Thursday, Oct. 30, at Bennett May Chapel with Rev. Michael O'Bannon officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Chapman was the daughter of the late Mark and Pearl Gilliam Carpenter. She was a member of St. Andrew Methodist Church and was retired from Genesco.
Survivors include her husband, Wheeler Chapman of Pulaski; one daughter, Beverly Chapman of Pulaski; two sons, David Chapman of Nashville, John Chapman of Cornersville; two grandchildren; one brother, Herman Carpenter of Nashville.

CHAPMAN, Minnie OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 1 Apr 1981
Funeral services for a Giles County native, Mrs. Minnie Chapman, 96, of Decatur, Ala., who died Thursday, March 26 in Decatur General Hospital, were held Saturday at 3:30 p. m. in that city at Brown's Funeral Chapel by Church of Christ minister Ralph Stout. Interment was n Roselawn Cemetery, Decatur.
Mrs. Chapman was the daughter of the late John R. and Mary Jeams Eakes of Pulaski and the wife of A. W. Chapman. A graduate of Martin College, she taught school at Eveningshade, Friendship and Woodlawn while still residing here. She had been a member of the Church of Christ for 84 years and was a charter member of Grant Street Church of Christ in Decatur.
Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Homer Eubank, Tanner, Ala., and Mrs. Thelma Hank, Decatur; two sons, Woodrow Chapman and Billy Chapman, Decatur; a sister, Mrs. Will Bass, Pulaski; several grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren.

CHAPMAN, Ozro OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 30 Jul 1980
Funeral services for Ozro Chapman, 72, of Nashville, who died Tuesday, July 22 at Nashville General Hospital, were held Friday at 11:00 a. m. at Ellis Funeral Home in Nashville. Interment was in the Potts Cemetery in Giles County.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Elizabeth Harding Chapman; three daughters, Mrs. Elizabeth Hampton, Mrs. Delores Rodriguez and Mrs. Judy Gouldener, Nashville; two sons, James A. Chapman and John M. Chapman, Nashville; four sisters, a brother; 22 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.

CHAPMAN, Richard Lee OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 27 Aug 1980
Richard Lee Chapman, age 21, died early Monday morning as a result of gunshot wounds received in Nashville. Roy Doun was arrested as a result of the shooting.
Funeral services were held at 2:00 o'clock Wednesday, August 27 at Carr and Erwin Chapel with burial in Rose Hill Cemetery. Henry Mobley officiated.

Chapman is survived by his parents, Cletus Chapman, Nashville and Wanda Casteel Chapman, Nashville; two sisters, Mrs. Pamela Duncan and Gloria Chapman, both of Nashville. Paternal grandparents , Mr. and Mrs. Wilburn Chapman of Liberty Hill and maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Harlis Casteel of Columbia. Carr and Erwin Funeral Home was in charge of services.

CHAPMAN, Ronnie Jr. OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 12 Jan 1983
Mr. Ronnie Chapman, Jr., 61, Pulaski, died January 8, 1983 at Giles County Hospital. Funeral services were held at 2 p. m. Monday, January 10 at Carr and Erwin Chapel with burial in Maplewood Cemetery, Mack Pinkelton and Clarence Stewart officiating.
A native of Maury County, he was the son of the late Jerome and Lula Jane Lovett Chapman.
He is survived by one brother, Carl Chapman, Mt. Pleasant; and four sisters, Mary Lou Lovett, Mable Wiser, and Mrs. Browning White, all of Pulaski, and Sue Jones, Lawrenceburg.

CHAPMAN, Sadie McGee OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 09 Sep 1986
Mrs. Sadie McGee Chapman, 91, of Pulaski, died Friday, Sept. 5, 1986, at Meadowbrook Nursing Home. Funeral services were Saturday, Sept. 6, at Bennett May Chapel with Rev. Mack Pinkelton officiating. Burial was in Oak Grove Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Chapman was the daughter of the late James and Hattie Peeples McGee and was married to the late L. L. Chapman. She was retired from Lee-Mar Shirt Company.
Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. James Owens of Green Cove Spring, Fla., Mrs. Jack Cox and Mrs. Robert Hughes, both of Pulaski; three sons, Joe Bragg of Pulaski, William Bragg of Harmond, Ind., Cecil Bragg of Franklin, Tenn.; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; one brother, Robert McGee of Fayetteville.

CHAPMAN, Stephen Thomas OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 08 Aug 1989
A Pulaski man was killed in a one car traffic accident in southern Giles County early Saturday morning. Stephen Thomas Chapman, 37, Bethel Road, was transported to Hillside Hospital where he died approximately one hour after the 2:15 a.m. accident.
Chapman's van apparently went out of control on Highway 166 South and struck a cedar tree. He was traveling alone. Mr. Chapman was a native of Giles County and was employed at Murray-Ohio in Lawrenceburg.
Funeral services were Sunday at Carr and Erwin Funeral Home with Mack Pinkelton officiating. Burial was in Giles Memory Gardens.
Survivors include his father, J. T. (Pee Wee) Chapman, Pulaski; mother, Deloris Roberts Wright, Lynnville; wife, Glenda Owens Chapman, Pulaski; two sons, Josh Chapman, Collinwood, Tenn and Jason Chapman, Gallatin; one step-son, Michael Turner, Pulaski; one daughter, Stephanie Chapman; two brothers, Jackie and Larry Chapman, both of Pulaski; three sisters, Judy Minatra, Pulaski, Mary Alice Wright, Lynnville and Teresa Henderson, Fayetteville; step-father, Bobby Wright, Lynnville; and step-mother, Dora Chapman, Pulaski.

CHAPMAN, Susie Braden OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 13 May 1986

Mrs. Susie B. Chapman, 79, of Pulaski, died Friday, May 9, 1986, at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville. Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 11, at Bennett May Chapel with Floyd Farris officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Chapman was the daughter of the late F. M. and Eva Horne Braden and married to the late Ben Sam Chapman.
Survivors include her nieces and nephews, Barbara Jean Morris of Pulaski, Ralph, Billy, and Merle Sands, all of Columbia.

CHAPMAN, Willie J. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 28 Apr 1987
Mr. Willie J. Chapman, 59, died Thursday, April 23, 1987, in Louisville, Ky. Burial was Saturday, April 24, in Memorial Gardens in Louisville, Ky. Owings Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.
Mr. Chapman was a native of Giles County and a former police officer in Louisville.
Survivors include his wife, Charlene Marcus Chapman; his mother, Mattie Blade of Pulaski; two sisters, Luvenia Burton and Ruth Minor, both of Pulaski; two brothers, W. C. Chapman of Cullman, Ala., and John Morris Chapman of Prospect.

CHEATHAM, David Edward OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 31 Jul 1984
David Edward Cheatham, 71, died on Thursday, July 26, 1984, at Giles County Hospital. A native of Giles County, he was the son of the late Edgar Francis and Mary Elizabeth Vaughn Cheatham. He was retired, having been a prominent attorney in Pulaski for many years.
Graveside services were held at 5 p.m. Friday, July 27, at Maplewood Cemetery, Paul Allen officiating. Bennett May Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Florence Abernathy Cheatham, Pulaski; four sons, Joseph Edward Cheatham, West Suffield, Connecticut, David Denty Cheatham and Robert Cheatham, Nashville and Richard Reed Cheatham, Atlanta; and six grandchildren.

CHEATHAM, Jesse Allen OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 03 Dec 1987
Mr. Jesse Allen Cheatham, 68, of Lynnville, died Tuesday, Nov. 24, 1987, at Merihil Nursing Home in Lewisburg. Funeral services were held Thursday, Nov. 26, at Bennett May Chapel with David Holder officiating. Burial was in Lynnwood Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Cheatham was the son of the late Luther and Bessie Sue Baster Cheatham. He was a member of the Church of Christ and a retired farmer.
Survivors include his wife, Nelda K. Cheatham of Lynnville; two sons, Terry Kaiser Cheatham of Fayetteville and Ted Hollins Cheatham of Murfreesboro; two sisters, Mrs. Ewell Scott and Miss Mary Cheatham, both of Culleoka; two brothers, Charlie Cheatham of Culleoka, Nat Cheatham of Columbia.

CHEATHAM, Joe Frank OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 08 May 1984
Joe Frank Cheatham, 68, died on Tuesday, May 1, 1984, at Giles County Hospital. A resident of Giles County for about 10 years, he was a retired building contractor.
Funeral services were held at Bennett May Funeral Home, Paul Allen officiating, with burial in Maplewood Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Lillian Cheatham of Pulaski; one step-son, Terry Hickman; one step-daughter, Mary Vanderpool; a brother, Clarence Cheatham, Jacksonville, Florida; and five step-grandchildren.

CHEATHAM, Pauline Elizabeth Uselton OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 24 Oct 1989
Mrs. Pauline Elizabeth Cheatham, 71, of Columbia, died Wednesday, Oct. 18, 1989, at Maury Regional Hospital.
Funeral services were held Friday, Oct. 20, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with Randy Kersey officiating. Burial was in Lynnwood Cemetery.
A native of Marshall County, Mrs. Cheatham was the daughter of the late George F. and Bessie Lake Washington Uselton.
Survivors include one sn, Edward Allen Cheatham of Minor Hill; two daughters, Charlene Wakefield of Columbia, Geneva C. Thigpen of Rogersville, Ala.; two brothers, Edward and George Dean Uselton, both of Pulaski; 12 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

CHEATHAM, Tom Elder OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 16 Sep 1986
Mr. Tom Elder Cheatham, 74, died Friday, Sept. 5, 1986, at Hillside Hospital. Funeral services were held Sunday, Sept. 7, at Queen Ann Funeral Home with Rev. Riley H. Tucker officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Elkton, Mr. Cheatham was the son of the late George and Lela Young Cheatham. He was a veteran of World War II.
Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Myrtle Lee Hastings of Chicago, Ill., Ms. Doris Bramlette of Pulaski; one son, William Tucker of Pulaski; one sister, Mrs. Lila Peppers Morgan of Louisville, Ky.; 12 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

CHILDERS, Cathy Abernathy and Timothy Jason OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 11 Oct 1984
Funeral services for Mrs. Cathy Abernathy Childers and Timothy Jason Childers were held at 11:30 a.m. today at Carr and Erwin Funeral Home, with the Rev. Mack Pinkelton officiating. Burial was in Giles Memory Garden.
Mrs. Childers was a native of Giles County, the daughter of Dean and Jewel Phillips Abernathy of Pulaski.
Other survivors in addition to her husband, Gary D. Childers, include a daughter, Michelle; two brothers, Steve and Rickie Abernathy, all of Pulaski.
Timothy Jason was also a native of Giles County.
Survivors in addition to his sister, father and maternal grandparents are: paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Will Allen Childers; great-grandmothers, Mrs. Raymond O'Malley and Mrs. Rena Kelly, both of Pulaski; great-grandfather, James Edward Phillips, Sr. of Pulaski.

CHILDERS, Edward J. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 10 Jun 1986
Mr. Edward J. Childers, 74, of St. Petersburg, Fla., formerly of Pulaski, died Monday, June 2, 1986, at Edward H. White Memorial Hospital in St. Petersburg.
Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Thursday, June 5, at Bennett May Chapel with Bro. Floyd Farris officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.

A native of Giles County, Mr. Childers was a retired supervisor of Post Division of General Foods, Inc., of Battle Creek, Mich. He was a member of the 14th Avenue North Church of Christ in St. Petersburg, Battle Creek Lodge No. 12 F&AM of Battle Creek, Mich., Capt. Oscar Brady Post No. 298 American Legion of Battle Creek, Mich., and a member of 25-Year Retiree Club of Battle Creek, Mich.
Survivors include his wife, Victoria L. Cotton Childers of St. Petersburg; one son, Joe F. Williamson of Belmont, Iowa; two grandchildren; three sisters, Mrs. Lillie Mae Greer of St. Petersburg, Mrs. Jewell DePaul-Bradford of Pennsylvania, Mrs. Ruby Beard of Orlando, Fla.; one brother, William Childers of May Pearl, Texas.

CHILDERS, Frances Anita Derryberry OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 09 Aug 1988
Mrs. Frances Anita Derryberry Childers, 54, died Wednesday, Aug. 3, 1988, at Lewisburg Community Hospital. Funeral services were held Friday, Aug. 5, at Bills-McGaugh and Floyd Chapel with Charles Williamson officiating. Burial was in Sunset Park.
Mrs. Childers was a native of Maury County and member of the Church Street Church of Christ.
Survivors include her husband, Morris Edward Childers of Lewisburg; her parents, Edward and Frances Shaw Derryberry of Columbia; two daughters, Alice Fay Miller of Nashville, Mrs. Frances Ann Brewer of Atlanta, Ga.; one son, Maurice Edward "Ed" Childers of Lewisburg; two sisters, Mrs. Melba Pollard of Columbia, Mrs. Margaret Sands of Lynnville; one brother, William E. Derryberry of Columbia; one grandchild.

CHILDERS, Leona Barcheeres OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 10 Nov 1987
Mrs. Leona B. Childers, 77, of Pulaski, died Tuesday, Nov. 3, 1987, at Lawrenceburg Manor Nursing Home. Funeral services were held Wednesday, Nov. 4, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with Judson Hays officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Childers was the daughter of the late Floyd and Mazzie Carr Barcheeres and was married to the late Robert Childers. She was a member of First Baptist Church.
Survivors include two sisters, Mrs. Eleanor Stafford of Pulaski; Mrs. Alice Cole of Columbia; six nieces and nephews.

CHILDERS, Maxine Elliott OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 26 Nov 1987
Mrs. Maxine Elliott Childers, 71, of Pulaski, died Saturday, November 21, 1987, at her residence. Funeral services were held Monday, Nov. 23, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with the Rev. Mack Pinkelton officiating. Burial was in Lynnwood Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Childers was the daughter of the late Edward L. and Mary O. Gaines Russell. She was married to the late Will Allen Childers.
Survivors include one son, Gary Childers of Pulaski; two brothers, Otha Russell of Lewisburg, Logan Russell of Nashville; one sister, Sibyl Newton of Pulaski; one granddaughter, Karen Michele Childers of Pulaski.

CHILDERS, Will Allen OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 29 Jul 1986
Will Allen Childers, 69, died Sunday, July 27, 1986 at Hillside Hospital. Funeral services were held Monday, July 28 at 2:30 p.m. at Carr and Erwin Chapel with burial in Lynnwood Cemetery.

He was the son of the late William Thomas and Alice Compton Childers and was married to Maxine Russell Childers.
Other survivors include one son, Gary Childers of Pulaski; four brothers, Alfred Childers and Morris Childers of Lewisburg, Bobby Childers of Montgomery, Ala., and J. C. Childers of Pulaski; five sisters, Ida Mae Childers, Lewisburg, Nellie Thorneberry, Kentucky, Rachel Childers, Waynesboro, Betty Cotham, Waverly and Pauline Deason of Pulaski; one grandchild.

CHILDRESS, George Cecil OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 13 Jun 1989
George Cecil Childress, Cornersville, 80, died Wednesday, June 7, 1989. Funeral services were held Friday at Carr and Erwin Funeral Home with Mack Pinkelton officiating. Burial was in Booth Chapel Cemetery.
Mr. Childress was a native of Giles County and the son of the son of the late William and Cora Jones Childress. He was a retired farmer.
Survivors include his wife Irene Childress, Cornersville, three sons, John, Cornersville, Tom, Lewisburg and Roger Childress, Belfast, Tenn.; two daughters, Sus Corcoran, Mich. and Janice Collins, Nevada; four brothers, Harry, Jimmy and Junior Childress, all of Pulaski and Andrew Childress, Columbia; three sisters, Edna Stanford, Columbia, Florence Childress, Kentucky and Lucille Tidwell, Ohio and five grandchildren.

CHILDRESS, Hume McKinsley OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 13 Dec 1988
Hume McKinley Childress, 76, Little Dry Creek Road, died when his one-story frame house burned Saturday night.
Mr. Childress body was burned beyond recognition. Mr. Childress was a Giles County native and the son of the late Dallas and Ella Joins Childress.
Funeral services were held Monday at Carr and Erwin Chapel with Rev. Mack Pinkelton officiating. Burial was in Mt. Moriah Cemetery.
Mr. Childress was a retired farmer.
Survivors include his sons, Daniel and Clyde Childress, both of Pulaski, and Rufus Childress of Florida; one brother, Amos Childress of Pulaski; two sisters, Aline Cross of Michigan and Lorene Monday of Ohio, nine grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

CHILDRESS, John William OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 19 Jan 1988
Mr. John William Childress, 80, of Cornersville, died Monday, Jan 11, 1988, at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville. Funeral services were held Tuesday, Jan. 12, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with the Rev. Mack Pinkelton officiating. Burial was in Pisgah Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Childress was the son of the late William Jackson and Cora Wesley Joins Childress.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Tommie Childress of Cornersville; six step-children; five brothers, George Childress of Cornersville, Andrew Childress of Columbia, Jimmy, J. W. and Harry Childress, all of Pulaski; three sisters, Lucille Tidwell and Florenia Childress, both of Ohio, Edna Stanford of Columbia; 17 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

CHOATE, Nelle Birdsong OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 12 Apr 1983

Giles County Nelle Birdsong Choate, 83, of Port St. Joe, Florida, died on Sunday, April 10, 1983 at Gulf Pines Hospital in Port St. Joe.
Graveside services were conducted by the Reverends Bill Starnes and Paul Allen at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 12 at Maplewood Cemetery. Carr and Erwin Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
A retired English teacher of language arts for over 42 years. Mrs. Choate was the daughter of the late Dr. Wallace and Anna McCormick Birdsong. Her husband, Albert E. Choate of Port St. Joe, FL, survives.
She received her A.A. from Martin College, her A.B. from the University of Tennessee, and her M. A. degree from Vanderbilt University. She continued to enrich the lives of school children well after her legal retirement with participation in many extracurricular activities. For three consecutive years she was named a Florida Star Teacher.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by, one brother, Dr. Gordon Birdsong of Virginia and several nieces and nephews.

CHOATE, Roy D. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 07 Feb 1984
Mr. Roy D. Choate, 84, of 109 South Third Street, Pulaski, died Saturday, January 21, 1984, at Giles County Hospital. Funeral services were held Monday, January 23 at 1:30 p. m. in the Bennett-May Chapel with the Reverends Jacob Gardner and Ray McDonald officiating. Burial was in Mt. Moriah Cemetery.
A native of Lawrence County, Mr. Choate was a member of the Trinity United Methodist Church and was retired as Bridge Foreman for the Giles County Highway Department. He was the son of the late John Rufus and Maggie McMasters Choate. He was married to Mrs. Myrtle Houston Choate of Pulaski, she survives. he had one brother, Albert E. Choate of Pulaski, who also survive. Bennett May was in charge of arrangements.

CHRISTOPHER, Mazie Williams OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 18 Jul 1985
Mrs. Mazie Christopher, 82, of Route Three, Pulaski, died Tuesday, July 16, 1985, at her residence. A native of Giles County, she was married to the late Floyd Christopher.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 17, at Bennett May Chapel with burial in Maplewood Cemetery, Bro. Andy Brown officiating.
Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Ernestine Johnson of Pulaski; four grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; three sisters, Mrs. Lucy Burch of Athens, Ala., Mrs. Deborah Morris of Cullman, Ala., Mrs. Mary Jo Harrison of Madison, Ala; and one brother, James Williams of Winter Haven, Fla.

CHRISTOPHER, Royce OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 27 Dec 1983
Mr. Royce Christopher, age 81, of Route 1, Goodsprings (Minor Hill Community) died Tuesday morning, December 27, 1983, at the Giles County Hospital, after a lengthy illness.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, December 28, at 1 p.m. in the Bennett May Chapel with Brother Danny Pettus officiating. Burial will be in the Minor Hill Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Christopher was the son of the late Zanda and Sara Porter Christopher. He was a retired farmer.

The only survivor is his wife, Mrs. Clarine Christopher of Goodsprings (Minor Hill Community). Bennett May was in charge of the arrangements.

CHRISTOPHER, William Bayless OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 10 Sep 1987
William Bayless Christopher, 78, of Prospect, died Monday, Aug. 31, 1987, at Meadowbrook Nursing Home. Funeral services were held Wednesday, Sept. 2, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with the Rev. Michael O'Bannon officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Christopher was the son of the late John A. and Sarah K. Porter Christopher.
Survivors include his wife, Martha Poole Christopher of Pulaski; one son, Billy Wayne Christopher of Texas; two daughters, Freda Bee of Pulaski, Sara McMasters of Prospect; two brothers, Hayden Christopher of New York, Orel Christopher of Nashville; eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

CHRISTY, James Herbert OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 21 Jul 1987
Mr. James Herbert Christy, 70, of Lynnville, died Monday, July 13, 1987, at Hillside Hospital. Funeral services were held Wednesday, July 14, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with Dale Myers officiating. Burial was in Elisha White Cemetery.
A native of Dickson County, Mr. Christy was the son of the late Jim John and Maggie Walden Christy. He was a retired farmer.
Survivors include his wife, Barbara June Alexander Christy of Lynnville; one son, Herbert Lynn Christy of Pulaski; seven daughters, Treva Brymer of Pulaski, Darlene Roberts of Lynnville, Mary Sowell, Libby Brown and Betty Olivant, all of Nashville, Sue Wilson of Dickson, Joan Christy of Madison; one brother, J. D. Christy of Dickson; 34 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

CHUMBLEY, Lola Elise Hester Attkisson OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 18 Feb 1981
Funeral services for Mrs. Lola Elise Hester Attkisson Chumbley, who died Sunday, February 8 were conducted Monday at Oakes and Nichols Funeral Home in Columbia.
G. C. Fox, minister of the Church of Christ officiated. Burial followed in Arlington Cemetery.
Mrs. Chumbley died at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville following a short illness.
A native of Giles County, she was the daughter of the late Leonard Hester and Jessie Mae White Hester Sneed. She was the wife of J. C. Chumbley, who survives.
A long-time resident of Maury County, Mrs. Chumbley was a member of the Fairview Church of Christ.
Survivors in addition to her husband include a daughter, Miss Dian Attkisson, Detroit, Mich.; a son, Jimmy Attkisson, Columbia; a brother, Joe Hester, Columbia; a step-father, M. L. Sneed, Pulaski; a step-daughter, Miss Rehenus Chumbley, Lewisburg; four step-sons, Ronnie and J. C. Chumbley, both of Murfreesboro, Kenneth Chumbley, Pulaski, Keith Chumbley, Lewisburg; a step-sister, Mrs. Gladys Hayes, Ft. Myers, Fla.; a step-brother, Delmas Sneed, Pulaski and two grandchildren.

CHUNN, Evelyn Blackburn OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 13 Sep 1988

Evelyn B. Chunn, 59, of Columbia, died Thursday, Sept. 8, 1988, at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville, after a long illness. Funeral services were held Sunday, Sept. 11, at Oakes and Nichols Funeral Home in Columbia. Burial was in Rose Hill.
Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Thomas H. (Gail) Brown of Franklin, Mrs. Richard (Roxanne) Jewel of Lexington, Ky.; two sons, Andy Chunn of Pulaski, Toby Chunn of Columbia; two sisters, Mrs. Loyd Odom of Columbia, Mrs. Lois Hammond of Gulfport, Miss.; one brother, J. Aubry Blackburn of Georgia; three grandchildren.

CIBOROWSKI, Susan Kay OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 21 Sep 1983
Susan Kay Ciborowski, 25, died Monday, Sept. 19, in a Nashville hospital. Services were Tuesday, Sept. 20, in St. Henry's Catholic Church in Nashville. Burial was also in Nashville.
She was the daughter of the former Corinne Burns of Giles County.
Local survivors included her maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Carroll Burns of
Bodenham.

CLARK, Amos Jr. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 26 Jan 1988
Mr. Amos Clark, Jr., 70, of Pulaski, died Thursday, Jan. 21, 1988, at his residence. Funeral services were held Saturday, Jan. 23, at Bennett May Chapel with Rev. Larry Gillespie officiating. Burial was in Giles Memory Garden.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Clark was the son of the late Lillian Fox and Amos Clark, Sr. He was a member of the Methodist Church and a retired farmer.
Survivors include his wife, Lorene Ward Clark of Pulaski; one son, Terry Clark of Minor Hill; two step-daughters, Barbara Fry and Donna Faye Ward, both of Pulaski; two step-sons, Jerry and Ray Ward, both o f Pulaski; one grandchild; two sisters, Mrs. Robert Hankins and Miss Elise Clark, both of Pulaski; two brothers, Leslie Clark of Cornersville; Rivers Clark of Lynnville.

CLARK, Archie D. OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 26 Mar 1987
Mr. Archie D. Clark, 59, of Pulaski, died Tuesday, March 24, 1987, at Maury County Hospital in Columbia. Funeral services were held Wednesday, March 25, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with Rev. Mack Pinkelton officiating. Burial was in Giles Memory Garden.
Mr. Clark was a native of Tennessee and an employee of Pulaski Rubber Company.
Survivors include his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Clark of Cornersville; his wife, Lois Solomon Clark of Pulaski; two sons, Danny and Ricky Clark of Pulaski; four daughters, Chris Malone, Kathy Hood and Elene Johnson, all of Pulaski; Robin Pickett of Minor Hill; four brothers, Charles Clark of Franklin, Luther and Tommy Clark, both of Cornersville, Bobby Clark of Beech Hill; two sisters, Annie Margaret and Martha Clark, both of Cornersville; eight grandchildren.

CLARK, Arnera Erwin OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 30 Mar 1982
Mrs. Arnera Erwin Clark, 83, of 120 Ingram St., Pulaski, died on Saturday, March 27, 1982 at Giles County Hospital.
Funeral services were conducted by Rev. J. W. McCullough and Frank Rouse at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, March 29 at Carr and Erwin Funeral Chapel. Burial followed in Maplewood Cemetery.

A native of Giles County she was the daughter of the late Wyatt and Leona Loyd Erwin and the wife of the late J. F. Clark
She is survived by one sister, Mrs. Virgie Sue Sumners of Pulaski and several nieces and nephews.

CLARK, Glen Yowell OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 24 Apr 1986
Mr. Glen Yowell Clark, 60, of Pulaski, died Monday, April 21, 1986, at Lewisburg Community Hospital. Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 22, at Diana Cemetery with Mack Pinkelton officiating. Carr and Erwin Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
A native of Tennessee, Mr. Clark was the son of the late James R. and Elizabeth Yowell Clark and was married to the late Margie Barnes Clark. He was a farmer and a veteran of World War II.
Survivors include one son, David Roscoe Clark of Texas; one daughter, Glenda Sue Wright of Lawrenceburg; three brothers, Ernest and Andrew Clark, both of Diana, Wilson Clark of Lewisburg; four grandchildren.

CLARK, Hallie Marie Bills OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 20 May 1986
Mrs. Hallie Marie Bills Clark died Thursday, May 8, 1986, at her residence in Hamtramck, Mich. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 13, at Queen Ann Funeral Home with Rev. Frank Brooks officiating. Burial was in Everbright Cemetery at Buford Station.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Clark was the daughter of the late William and Ellen Fitzpatrick Bills.
Survivors include her husband, J. Vance Clark of Hamtramck, Mich.; one brother, George Bills of Nashville; one half-brother, O'Neal Gordon of Columbia; one foster son, Charles Young of Detroit, Mich.; several nieces and nephews.

CLARK, Jean Eagin OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 30 Aug 1983
Mrs. Jean Eagin Clark, age 64, of Route 1, Dellrose, Tennessee, died August 25, 1983, in the Giles County Hospital. Funeral services were held Saturday, August 27, at 11:00 a.m. at the Carr and Erwin Chapel with Edd Burrow officiating. Burial was in Riverview Cemetery.
Mrs. Clark was a native of Lincoln County. She was married to the late Jack Clark and was the daughter of the late James O. and Jesse Furguson Eagin.
Survivors include, Several cousins, nieces and nephews.

CLARK, Joseph Paul OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 16 Aug 1983
Mr. Joseph Paul Clark, age 56, of Lincoln County, died August 9, 1983, in Lincoln County.
Graveside services were held at 4:00 p.m. Saturday, August 13 at Diana Cemetery with Larry Gillespie officiating.
Mr. Clark was a native of Giles County and a veteran of the Korean War. He was also a farmer. Mr. Clark was the son of the late James R. and Elizabeth Yowell Clark.
Survivors include four brothers, Woodrow Wilson Clark of Lewisburg, Yowell Clark, Ernest Clark, Andrew Clark, all of Pulaski; several nieces and nephews.


CLARK, Mary Ed Hardy OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 20 May 1986
Mrs. Mary Ed (Pete) Clark, 72, of Pulaski, died Monday, May 12, 1986, at Baptist Hospital in Nashville. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 13, at Bennett May Chapel with Rev. Felix Snell officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Clark was the daughter of the late Ed and Sallie Humphrey Hardy and was married to the late John M. Clark.
Survivors include one sister, Mrs. Revis Brown of Pulaski; one niece, Mrs. James H. Sparks of Nashville.

CLARK, Paul Foster OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 22 Apr 1981
Paul Foster Clark, age 59 died at his residence on Minor Hill Road Thursday, April 16, 1981 following a short illness of cancer.
Funeral services were held on Saturday, April 18 at 2:00 p. m. at Carr and Erwin Chapel. Rev. Paul Allen and Rev. Clarence Stewart officiated. Burial took place in Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Clark was the so of the late Ernest Clark and late Mary Foster Clark of Pulaski. His wife is Mrs. Ruby Gordon Clark.
Mr. Clark was a member of First United Methodist Church, a life member of VFW Post 4577, American Legion Post 60 and The Elks Lodge. He was employed by Interstate Construction Company as a heavy equipmen operator.
Survivors besides his wife, Mrs. Ruby Gordon Clark, Pulaski, include one son, James R. Gordon, Lavergne; one sister, Margaret Clark, Palm Bay, Fla.; one brother, Sammy Clark, Cornersville; two grandchildren; one nephew and 4 nieces.

CLARK, Rachel Ann OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 10 Apr 1984
Miss Rachel Ann Clark, age 58, of 518 Elm Street, Pulaski, died April 9, 1984, at Pulaski Health Care Center. Funeral services were held Tuesday, April 10, at 2 p.m. in the Carr and Erwin Chapel with Larry Gillespie officiating. Burial was in Diana Cemetery.
A native of Tennessee, Miss Clark was the daughter of the late Roy A. and Hester Clark.
Survivors include one brother, R. A. Clark of Pulaski; and two sisters, Mary Alice Story of Pulaski and Jean Wolaver of Diana.
Carr and Erwin Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

CLARK, Robert Hugh OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 12 Nov 1980
Funeral services for Robert Hugh Clark, 78, of Goodspring, who died Tuesday, November 11, 1980, at his residence, will be conducted Saturday at 10:00 a. m. at Lay's Funeral Home in Ethridge with burial in Westside Cemetery in Giles County. The Rev. Mack Pinkelton will officiate.
Mr. Clark was a Giles County native. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Esther L. Clark; four sons, Robert James Clark, Sparta, Mich., John Robert Clark, Goodspring, Albert Leo Clark and Edward Clark, Phoenix, Ariz.; two daughters, Mrs. Betty Jean Coffman, Phoenix and Miss Annie Belle Clark, Goodspring; a step-son, James Walter Hickman, Pulaski; five step-daughters, Mrs. Marilyn Dickey and Mrs. Glenda Hall, Lawrenceburg, Mrs. Patsy Pratt, Summertown, Mrs. Peggy Attkisson and Mrs. Dorothy Dickey, Ethridge, 29 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.

CLARK, Terri Lynn OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 20 Nov 1986
Miss Terri Lynn Clark, 25, of Pulaski, died Sunday, Nov. 16, 1986. Funeral services were held Wednesday, Nov. 19, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with Bryan Cutshall officiating. Burial was in Diana Cemetery. Miss Clark was a native of Giles County.
Survivors include her father, Terry Roscoe Clark of Pulaski; her mother, Margaret Louise Fralix Ray of Auburndale, Fla.; one brother, Roger W. Clark of Lester, Ala.; one half-brother, Randy Ray of Florida; one half-sister, Tracy Ray of Florida; two grandmothers, Mildred Clark of Pulaski; Sadie Fralix of Lewisburg; grandfather, Earl Fralix of Shelbyville.

CLARK, Tom Rye (Tobo) OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 11 Oct 1983
Mr. Tom Rye (Tobo) Clark, age 68, of 526 South Rhodes Street, Pulaski, died October 6, 1983, at the Parkview Hospital in Nashville following a short illness.
Funeral services were held at the Carr and Erwin Chapel Saturday, October 8th at 2:30 p.m. with William Moss officiating. Burial was in the Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Clark was retired from the Stanley Tool Company. He married to Mrs. Larestine Russell Clark of Pulaski and was the son of the late Pete and Jessie Cardin Clark.
Survivors, other than his wife, include, one son, Toby Clark of Pulaski; three brothers, Harold and Allie Clark, both of California, Kelley Clark of Nashville; five sisters, Aline Turner of Texas, Carol Bethel, Claudie Martin, Virginia Hardiman, all of Pulaski, Georgia Sandlin of Leoma, and two grandchildren.

CLAUD, Vernon Lindsey OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 25 Jun 1966
Vernon Lindsey Claud, 62, of 645 S. Third Street, Pulaski, TN, died June 18 in an automobile accident in Nashville, TN.
Funeral services were held June 20 at 10:00 a. m. at Bennett-May Chapel with Bennett-May in charge. Burial was at Prospect Cemetery with the Rev. Louis Brown officiating.
A native of Alabama, Mr. Claud was the son of the late Lindsey Claud and Mrs. Ruth Claud Morgan and the husband of Almeda Claud.
Survivors include his wife, Almeda Claud; five son, Larry Claud, Dave Robinson, Kenneth Robinson, Randy Troope and Bill Troope; eight grandchildren; his mother, Ruth Claud Morgan; four sisters, Allie Mae Tate, Erma Holt, Mildred Rochelle and Laverne Henderson; four brothers, Dan Claud, Harold T. Claud, Tip Claud and Smitty Claud.

CLAUDE, Haywood OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 5 Mar 1980
Haywood Claude, 78, a Giles County native, died Monday, February 25 in Rutherford County Hospital, with funeral services being held Thursday morning at 11:30 o'clock at Bennett-May Chapel with burial in Prospect Cemetery. The Rev. J. Dallas Bass was the officiant.
Mr. Claude, a retired farmer, was the son of the late Lemice Burklin and Etta Jane Burge Claude.
The only immediate survivor is a sister, Mrs. Mae Bunyard of Wichita, Kan.

CLAYTON, Annie Witt OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 07 Mar 1989

Miss Annie Witt Clayton, died Saturday, March 4, 1989. Funeral services were held Sunday at Roesch Patton Broadway Chapel in Nashville with Dr. Ewart G. Watts officiating. Graveside services were held Sunday at Lone Oak Cemetery, Lewisburg.
Survivors include her uncle Everett M. Clayton, Nashville and locally three cousins, Robert E. Lee and Clayton Lee of Pulaski and Carter Witt III, Waco.

CLEVELAND, Ivory OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 31 Dec 1987
Mr. Ivory Cleveland, 87, of Pulaski, died Sunday, Dec. 26, 1987, at Oakwood Hall Health Care Center. Funeral services were held Wednesday, Dec. 30, at Queen Ann Funeral Home with Robert Miller officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
Mr. Cleveland, a retired farmer, was a native of Austin, Texas, and had lived in Giles County for 72 years. His wife, the former Mrs. Willie Mae Brame Scott, died July 31, 1987. He was a deacon of St. Elizabeth Primitive Baptist Church at Elkton and was a member of the Giles County Deacon's Union.
Survivors include a granddaughter, Mrs. Juanita Jones of Nashville; a step-son, Tommy L. Scott of Nashville; two half-brothers, Floyd and Leroy Cleveland, both of Austin, Texas; one step-granddaughter and six great-grandchildren.

CLEVELAND, Sadie Deason OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 20 Apr 1981
Sadie Deason Cleveland, 74 of Route 2, Pulaski, died Tuesday April 13 at Giles County Hospital.
Funeral services were conducted by Rev. Mack Pinkelton, Baptist minister, at 1:00 p. m. on Thursday, April 15 at Bennett-May Chapel. Burial followed in Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Giles County and a member of the Church of Christ, Mrs. Cleveland was the wife of the late Foster Cleveland.
She is survived by one daughter, Mrs. James Maultsby of Pulaski; two sons, Harold Cleveland of Pulaski and Morris Cleveland of Ogden, Utah; three sisters, Mrs. Louise Higgins of Pulaski, Mrs. Aulene Wright of Nashville, and Mrs. Clara Cline of Winter Haven, FL; one brother, Robert Allen Deason of the Wales community; twelve grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

CLEVELAND, Willie Mae Brame OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 06 Aug 1987
Mrs. Willie Mae Cleveland, 74, of Pulaski, died Friday, July 31, at her residence. Funeral services were held Monday, Aug. 3, at Abraham McKissack Memorial Chapel with Eugene Lewis officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery. Queen Ann Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
A native of Bedford County, Mrs. Cleveland was the daughter of the late Willie and Mary Burdette Brame.
Survivors include her husband, Deacon Ivory Cleveland; one son, Tommy L. Scott of Nashville; daughter-in-law, Carolyn Scott of Nashville; granddaughter, Cynthia Smith of Nashville; one great-granddaughter; three sisters, Annie Bell Smith of Pennington, S.C., Mattie L. Johnson of Normandy, Reba Bechanaon of Wartrace; several nieces and nephews.

CLIFTON, Carrie OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 27 Jul 1982

Miss Carrie Clifton, 99, of Route 5, Lawrenceburg, TN, died on Monday, July 19, 1982, at Scott Memorial Hospital.
Funeral services conducted by the Reverends Archie and Gene Waldrum at 3:00 p. m. on Wednesday, July 21 at North Funeral Home. Burial followed in Greenwood Cemetery.
A native of Giles County and a member of the Greenwood Church of Christ, Miss Clifton was a retired school teacher of the Giles and Lawrence County School system. She was the daughter of the late Jasper C. and Theodora Beeler Clifton.
She is survived by six nephews, William Neal and James Braly, Lytle and Hume Logue, all of Lawrenceburg, James West Clifton f Nashville and Hartwell B. Logue of Amarillo, Texas; and four nieces, Mrs. Lois Holt and Mrs. Modena Green, both of Pulaski, and Mrs. Margie Woodruff and Mrs. Mildred Jones, both of Leoma.

CLIFTON, Charlie Earl OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 18 Oct 1984
Charlie Earl Clifton, 67, died on Tuesday, October 16, 1984, at his Pulaski residence. A native of Giles County, he was the son of the late Claude Clifton. He was a Methodist and a retired employee of Richland Oil Company.
Funeral services were to be held at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, October 18, at Bennett May Chapel, Paul McKinney officiating, with burial in Maplewood Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Gladys Clifton, Pulaski; two daughters, Mrs. Joyce Birdsong, Pulaski, and Mrs. Sandra Walters, Lawrenceburg; his mother, Mrs. Mattie Clifton, Pulaski; three sisters, Mrs. Dorris Stafford and Mrs. Gladys Grant, Pulaski, and Mrs. Marjorie Tatum, Texarkana, Texas; four brothers, Claude Clifton, Jr., Spring Hill, Tennessee, C. E. Clifton, Thompson Station, Tennessee, Edward Clifton, Mt. Pleasant, Tennessee, and Villaro Clifton, Nashville; three grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

CLIFTON, Clennie E. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 10 Oct 1989
Mrs. Clennie E. Clifton, 90, of Pulaski, died Sunday, Oct. 8, 1989, at Meadowbrook Nursing Home. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 11, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with Dr. David Miller officiating. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery in Nashville.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Clifton was married to the late John M. Clifton. Survivors include one son, Owen C. Follis of Brentwood; one granddaughter, Barbara F. Shoemake of Nashville; one great-granddaughter, Shannon C. Shoemake of Nashville; three brothers, Campbell Rosson of Taft, Tenn., Robert Rosson of El Paso, Texas, Wiley Rosson of Philadelphia, Penn.

CLIFTON, Delma OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 13 Jul 1982
Delma Clifton, 53, of Lawrenceburg, died on Thursday, July 8, 1982 at Crockett General Hospital in Lawrenceburg.
Funeral services were conducted at 2:00 p. m. on Saturday, July 11 at Freemon-Pettus Funeral Chapel in Lawrenceburg. Burial followed in Houser Cemetery.
He is survived by his wife, Frances Newton Clifton of Lawrenceburg; two daughters, Renee Steadman and Lynn Clifton, both of Lawrenceburg; 3 sisters, Vestal Pierce of Minor Hill, Dorothy Fowler of Lawrenceburg and Annie Lee Kelly of Dearborne, Michigan; 2 brothers, James Clifton of Lawrenceburg and Russell Clifton of Michigan; and two grandchildren.


CLIFTON, Herman OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 23 Mar 1982
Herman Clifton, 73, of the Weakley Creek Community in Ethridge, died Friday, March 19, 1982 in Giles County Hospital.
Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 21 at the North Funeral Home Chapel in Lawrenceburg with burial in Greenwood Cemetery.
He is survived by his wife, Ona Grace Clifton of Ethridge. Additional survivors include one brother, Bill Clifton, of Pulaski; one niece and one nephew.

CLIFTON, Luther OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 10 Mar 1987
Mr. Luther Clifton, 81, of Pulaski, died Monday, March 2, 1987, at Hillside Hospital. Funeral services were held Wednesday, March 4, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with David East officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Clifton was the son of the late William and Elsie Parson Clifton. He was a member of the Church of Christ and was a retired car salesman.
Survivors include his wife, Alene Johnson Clifton of Pulaski; one son, M. L. Clifton of Nashville; three daughters, Mrs. Christine Mastrobattista of New Jersey, Mary Aline Standley of Las Vegas, Nev.; Ima Willie of Nashville; one brother, Odell Clifton of Thompson Station, Tenn.; two sisters, Everine Holder of Mt. Pleasant, Eloise Stiltner of Michigan; 13 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

CLIFTON, Margaret Jackie OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 03 May 1983
Margaret Jackie Clifton, 41, of Leoma, died Tuesday, April 27, 1983.
Survivors include her mother, Frances Phillips of Lawrenceburg; her husband, Virgle Clifton of Leoma; two daughters, Lavern Williams of Ethridge and Frances Clifton of Lawrenceburg; four brothers, John Hayes of Germany, Jimmy Hayes of Pulaski, William Hayes of Lawrenceburg, and Bobby Hayes of Holton, Kas.; one sister, Wilma Hayes of Lawrenceburg, and three grandchildren.

CLIFTON, Martha Alice Reed OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 03 Apr 1986
Mrs. Martha Alice Clifton, 69, of Pulaski, died Monday, March 31, 1986, at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville. Funeral services were held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 2, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with Andy Brown and Glenn Colley officiating. Burial was in Greenwood Cemetery. A native of Giles County, Mrs. Clifton was the daughter of the late Earl Callaway and Margaret Neal Reed.
Survivors include her husband, Bill Clifton of Pulaski; one son, Edd Clifton of Pulaski; two sisters, Alma Reed Parker and Nadine Brown, both of Pulaski; one granddaughter, Sharon Elaine Kurdron of Florida.

CLIFTON, Mattie Dee Mangrum OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 17 Mar 1987
Mrs. Mattie Dee Clifton, 90, of Pulaski, died Friday, March 13, 1987, at Meadowbrook Nursing Home. Funeral services were held Sunday, March 15, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with Marshall Moss and Michael O'Bannon officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Tennessee, Mrs. Clifton was the daughter of the late Bill and Anna Stewart Mangrum and was married to the late Claude Clifton.

Survivors include four sons, C. E. and Villard Clifton, both of Nashville, Claude Clifton, Jr. of Franklin, James Edward Clifton of Mt. Pleasant; three daughters, Gladys Grant and Doris Stafford, both of Pulaski, Marjorie Tatum of Texas; 29 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.

CLIFTON, Mary Ethel Williamson OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 12 Jan 1988
Mrs. Mary Ethel Clifton, 71, of Pulaski, died Sunday, Jan. 3, 1988, at Hillside Hospital. Funeral services were held Tuesday, Jan. 5, at North Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Mack Pinkelton officiating. Burial was in Greenwood Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Clifton was the daughter of the late James and Ethel Fauchett Williamson and was married to the late Robert Baxter Clifton.
Survivors include two sons, Charles Clifton of Pulaski, James E. Clifton of Nashville; one daughter, Mrs. Mary Margaret Hardiman of Pulaski; two brothers, Weldon Williamson of Ashland City, J. D. Williamson of Nashville; one half-sister, Mrs. Cherry Turrentine of Ashland City; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

CLIFTON, Robert Baxter OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 12 May 1982
Robert Baxter Clifton, 69, of the Weakley Creek Community died on Monday, May 10, 1982, at Crockett General Hospital after an extended illness.
A native of Giles County, he was the son of the late John Elmer and Nora Kimbrough Clifton. He was a retired employee of Maremont Corporation.
Funeral services were held at 4 p. m. Tuesday, May 11, at North Funeral Home Chapel, with burial in Greenwood Cemetery, Mack Pinkelton officiating.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Mary Ethel Williamson Clifton, Weakley Creek Community; two sons, James E. Clifton of Nashville, and Charles Robert Clifton, Pulaski; one daughter, Mrs. Margaret Hardiman, Pulaski; one sister, Mrs. Lois Holt, Giles County; one brother, Jim West Clifton, Nashville; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

CLIFTON, R. L. OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 24 Jul 1984
R. L. Clifton, 64, of the Brownlow Community at Campbellsville, died on Saturday, July 21, 1984, at Maury County Hospital. A native of Giles County, he was the son of the late William and Elsie Parsons Clifton. He was an employee of Maremont Gabriel.
Funeral services were held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, July 22, at Williams-Mt. Pleasant Funeral Home, with burial in Polk Memorial Garden.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Rebecca Colvett Clifton, Campbellsville; one daughter, Mrs. Smith (Charlotte) Hayes, Pulaski; two brothers, Luther Clifton, Pulaski, and Odell Clifton, Thompson Station; two sisters, Everine Holder, Mt. Pleasant, and Eloese Stiltner, Inkster, Michigan; one grandson and one great-grandson.

CLIFTON, William Allen OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 13 Jan 1987
Mr. William Allen Clifton, 71, of Pulaski, died Wednesday, Jan. 7, 1987, at Hillside Hospital. Funeral services were held Friday, Jan. 9, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with Andy Brown and Glenn Colley officiating. Burial was in Greenwood Cemetery.

A native of Giles County, Mr. Clifton was the son of the late Alonza T. and Kate Nix Clifton and was married to the late Martha Reed Clifton. He was a retired farmer.
Survivors include one son, Edd Clifton of Pulaski; one granddaughter, Sharon Kudron of Pulaski.

CLINARD, Bessie J. Collins OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 17 Apr 1986
Mrs. Bessie J. Clinard, 79, of Lawrenceburg, died Monday, April 14, 1986, at Scott Memorial Hospital. Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Tuesday, April 15, at North Funeral Home Chapel with Andy Brown officiating. Burial was in Appleton Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Clinard was the daughter of the late Willard Collins and Pearl Elizabeth Randall Jones and was married to the late Vernon Clinard.
Survivors include one son, Gaylon Clinard of Lawrenceburg; five grandchildren; three sisters, Mrs. Atlas Norwood of Lawrenceburg, Mrs. Linnie Dawn Williams and Mrs. Opal Matthews, both of Auburndale, Fla.; one brother, Robert E. Jones of Minor Hill; several nieces and nephews.

CLINARD, Leo S. OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 26 Feb 1983
Mr. Leo S. Clinard, 72, Route 2, Athens, AL, died Monday, February 14, 1983, at his home. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Wed., Feb. 16, at McConnell Memorial Chapel, Athens, AL, with burial in Roselawn Cemetery, Roland Lee officiating.
A former resident of Giles County, he was the son of the late Bob and Ruthie Clinard.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Gertrude Clinard, Athens; his step-mother, Mrs. Nora Clinard, Athens; three sisters, Mrs. Louise Bub and Mrs. Ruby McDonald, both of Athens, and Mrs. Eva Malone, Lake Village, Ind.; two brothers, Osborn Clinard, Athens and Almond Clinard, Elkmont; three stepchildren; three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

CLINARD, Noil Dean OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 29 Jul 1981
Funeral services for Noil Dean Clinard, 51, of Indianapolis, Ind., who died Wednesday, July 22 in Veterans Hospital in that city, were held Friday at 10:00 a. m. at Carr and Erwin Chapel by Alden Hendrix. Burial was in Lytle Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Clinard was the son of the late Frank and Zilpha Williams Clinard.
Survivors include his wife, Dorothy O. Hinds Clinard; two brothers, Hestal Clinard, Elkmont, Ala. and Everett Clinard, Indiana; two sisters, Mrs. Mazie LaRue Wray, Anderson, Ala., and Nadine Campbell, Cullman, Ala.

COBB, Ludie Leona Campbell OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 06 Jul 1989
Ludie Leona Cobb, 76, Lawrenceburg, died Sunday, July 2, 1989, at Lawrenceburg Health Care Center. Funeral services were held Wednesday at North Funeral Home with Wayne Benson officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
Mrs. Cobb was a Giles County native and the daughter of the late Frank and Rebecca Smotherman Campbell. She was married to the late Herbert Cobb. She was a member of Coleman United Methodist Church and retired from Genesco.

Survivors include two sisters, Lila Mae Keeter, Ethridge and Velma Stafford, Pulaski; two brothers, Lonas Campbell, Pulaski and Odus Campbell, Goodspring; and several nieces and nephews.

COBLE, Eleanor OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 10 Aug 1982
Mrs. Eleanor Coble, 94, of Route 1, Ardmore, died on Wednesday, August 4, 1982, at Giles County Hospital.
A native of Giles County, she was the daughter of the late Elam and Eleanor Davis Morrell Stevenson and the wife of the late O. O. Coble.
Funeral services were held at 10:30 a. m. Saturday, August 7, at Bennett-May Chapel, with burial in Elkton Cemetery, Mack Pinkelton officiating.
Surviving is one daughter, Mrs. Florine C. Coppage, Arlington, Virginia.

COBLE, John Hamlin OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 12 Dec 1989
John Hamlin Coble, 72, Minor Hill, died from injuries sustained Thursday in an accident near Fall River Road in the Anthony Hill Community. His wife, Mary, a passenger in the automobile, is listed in fair condition at Hillside Hospital.
Funeral services for Mr. Coble were held Sunday at Bennett May Chapel with J. T. Word
and Bill Smith officiating. Burial was in Giles Memory Garden.

A native of Giles County, he was married to Mary Elizabeth McCluskey Coble.
Other survivors include three step-sons, Robert Larry, Dale and R. F. McCluskey, all of Anderson, Ala.; one brother, Howard Coble, Chapel Hill; several nieces and nephews.

COBLE, Mary Helen Harwell OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 13 Apr 1989
Mrs. Mary Helen Harwell Coble, 77, of Pulaski, died Friday, April 7, 1989, in Antioch. Funeral services were held Sunday, April 9, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with Paul Sain officiating. Burial was in Giles Memory Garden.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Coble was the daughter of the late Walter and Josephine Burch Harwell and was married to the late Woodrow Coble.
Survivors include three sons, Walter Mylan Coble of Columbia, Ray Coble of Huntsville, Ala., Alton Coble of Pulaski; two daughters, Nancy Owens of Pulaski, Peggy Clifton of Nashville; two brothers, Herbert and Robert Harwell, both of Pulaski; four sisters, Myrtice Harris, Angie Pittard and Margaret Harwell, all of Pulaski, Georgia Luna of Boonshill; 16 grandchildren, and 11 great-grandchilden.

COBLE, Sara Elizabeth Connell OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 22 Nov 1983
Mrs. Sara Elizabeth Coble, age 69, of 904 Brenda Drive, Pulaski, died November 15, 1983, at Giles County Hospital. Funeral services were held in Cool Springs Church of Christ Thursday, November 17, at 2:00 p.m. with Bro. Charles Gibbons officiating. Burial was in Giles Memory Gardens. Bennett-May Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

A native of Giles County, Mrs.Coble was a member of the Church of Christ and was a housewife. She was married to John H. Coble of Pulaski and was the daughter of the late William T. and Effie Overstreet Connell.
Survivors, other than her husband, include two sisters, Mrs. Iva Sisk of Pulaski and Mrs. Virgie Ashton of Lynnville; and several nieces and nephews.

COCKE, Sarah McCormick OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 18 Mar 1981
Mrs. Sarah McCormick Cocke, 91, of Louisville, Ky., died March 15 in that city. Graveside service was held at 11:00 a. m. Wednesday March 18 in Maplewood Cemetery by the Rev. William H. Moss.
A native Tennessean, Mrs. Cocke was born August 9, 1889, the daughter of the late Benjamin McCormick and the late Jennie Woods McCormick. Her husband was the late Augustus T. Cocke.
Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Jennie Cocke Claiborne, Missouri City, Tex., and Mrs. Sarah Cocke Smith, Prospect, Ky.; two grandchildren and four great grandchildren.
Bennett-May Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

COFFEY, Clyde (C. L.) OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 19 Jul 1983
Clyde (C. L.) Coffey of 517 Culpepper Street, Pulaski died July 10, 1983 at the Giles County Hospital.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, July 13, at the Watson Tabernacle Primitive Baptist Church with the Rev. Walter Hardemon officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
Mr. Coffey was a member of the Watson Tabernacle Primitive Baptist Church where he served as deacon. He was employed by Stanley Tool Company. He was married to the late Etha Apple Coffey.
Survivors include: one sister, Mrs. Louise English of Campbellsville; seven brothers, Floyd Coffey and Jack Coffey of Columbia, Fred Coffey, Flenoy Coffey and Frank Coffey of Pulaski, English Coffey of Louisville, Kentucky and Robert Coffey of Indianapolis, Indiana; 26 nephews, 15 nieces, several great nieces and great nephews; five step-children, Mrs. Mary W. Reed, Lawrenceburg, Miss Brenda White, Miss Angela White, Roy A. White and Cornelius White, all of Pulaski; three step-children; seven sisters-in-law, Mrs. Virginia Coffey, Mrs. Metrice Coffey, Mrs. Pearline Starks, all of Pulaski, Mrs. Sarah Coffey, Columbia, Mrs. Malinda Coffey, Indianapolis, Mrs. Audrey Grigsby, Houston, Texas and Mrs. Otha Ford of Oxford, Mississippi; four brothers-in-law, Eddie Appleton, Nashville, William Appleton, Pulaski, Joe D. Appleton and Clifford Appleton, Prospect; and one aunt, Mrs. Lola Coffey, Franklin, Tennessee. Arrangements were made by Queen Ann Funeral Home.

COFFEY, Etha Mae White OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 19 Jul 1983
Mrs. Etha Mae White Coffey of 517 Culpepper Street, Pulaski, died July 9, 1983, at the Giles County Hospital.
Funeral services were held Thursday, July 14 at 1:00 p.m. at the Old Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Dalton Holt officiating. Burial was in Leggtown Cemetery at Leggtown, Alabama.

A native of Limestone County, Alabama, Mrs. Coffey was a school bus driver for the Giles County Board of Education. She was a member of the Old Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church. She was married to Clyde (C.L.) Coffey and was the daughter of the late Edgar and Lula Bell McDonald Appleton.
Survivors include her children: Mrs. Mary W. Reed of Lawrenceburg, Miss Brenda White, Miss Angela White, Roy A. White and Cornelius White, all of Pulaski; two grandsons, Jamaal and Rodrico; one granddaughter, Tasshima Renee; three sisters, Mrs. Pearline Starks of Pulaski, Mrs. Audrey Grigsby of Houston, Texas, Mrs. Otha Ford of Oxford, Mississippi; four brothers, Joe D. Appleton, Clifford Appleton of Prospect, Eddie Appleton of Nashville and William Appleton of Pulaski; one aunt, Mrs. Ora Horton, Athens, Alabama; son-in-law, Howard Reed; several nieces and nephews; four sisters-in-law, and eight brothers-in-law. Arrangements were made by Queen Ann Funeral Home.

COFFMAN, Myrtle OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 2 Jan 1980
Mrs. Myrtle Coffman, 76, a resident of Limestone County Nursing Home, Athens, Ala., died Wednesday, December 19 in Limestone County Hospital in that city. Funeral services were conducted Frdiay at 2:00 p. m. at Rainey's Funeral Home, Ardmore, with burial in Gatlin Cemetery. The Rev. Jack Carroll and the Rev. Lynn Marshall were officiants.
A native of Limestone County, Ala., Mrs. Coffman was the daughter of the late Cage and Fannie Bolin and was married to the late Ed Coffman. She was a member of Emanuel Baptist Church, Athens.
Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Leonard King and Mrs. James Edwards, Pulaski; three sons, Wesley Coffman and Kenneth Coffman, Ardmore, Tenn. and Glenn Coffman, Huntsville, Ala.; two sisters, Mrs. Della Downs, Athens and Mrs. Willie Trible, Pontiac, Mich.; eight grandchildren; two great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

COGGIN, George Richard OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 01 Aug 1989
George Richard Coggin, 79, died Wednesday, July 26, 1989 at his home in McBurg. Funeral services were held July 28 at Higgins Funeral Home in Fayetteville with George Wachter officiating. Burial was in Wright Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, he was the son of the late Conner and Lillian Hardison Coggin. Survivors include his wife, Eleanor Storey Coggin, McBurg; two sisters, Louise Whitworth, Pulaski, Ruth Poole, Nashville; two brothers, Thurman and Fred Coggin, both of Pulaski.

COGGIN, John Reavis Jr. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 13 Dec 1988
John Reavis Coggin, Jr., 72, died Friday, Dec. 9, 1988 at Veterans Hospital in Nashville. Funeral services were held Sunday, Dec. 11 at Bills-McGaugh-Floyd Chapel with Hollis Hunt and J. L. Perry officiating. Burial was in Lone Oak Cemetery in Lewisburg.
A native of Marshall County, Mr. Coggins was the son of the late John Reavis and Grace Woosley Coggins, Sr.
Survivors include his wife, Martha Coggins, Lewisburg; one son, William R. Coggins, Pulaski and two granddaughters.

COGGIN, John Thurman OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 24 Oct 1989

John Thurman Coggin, 72, of Pulaski, died Thursday, Oct. 19, 1989, at his residence. Funeral services were held Saturday, Oct. 21, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with Charles H. Poole and Peter Furnier officiating. Burial was in Giles Memory Garden.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Coggin was the son of the late Conner and Lillian Hardison Coggin. He was a retired merchant from Frito-Lay, where he was employed for 20 years. He was a member of the Bunker Hill United Methodist Church for 40 years and a recent member of the St. Andrew Memorial Methodist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Willie Mae Mitchell Coggin of Pulaski; one daughter, Faye Coggin McNeese of Pulaski; one grandson, William Todd McNeese of Pulaski; one brother, Fred Coggin of Pulaski; two sisters, Mrs. Charles H. Poole of Goodlettsville and Mrs. Robert Whitworth of Pulaski.

COGGIN, Lula Ann Corlew OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 29 Aug 1985
Mrs. Lula Ann Coggin, 84, of Pulaski, died Tuesday, Aug. 27, 1985, at Hillside Hospital. A native of Montgomery County, she was the daughter of the late Charles Henry and Nancy Batson Corlew and was married to the late Clyde E. Coggin.
Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 29, at Bennett May Chapel with Rev. Felix Snell and Rev. William H. Moss officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Sarah Ann Bush of Clarksville; one son, Charles E. Coggin of Elkmont, Ala.; and four grandchildren.

COGGIN, Robert Conner OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 04 Aug 1982
Robert Conner Coggin, 67, of the Diana Community, died on Sunday, August 1, 1982, at Lewisburg Community Hospital.
A Tennessee native, he was the son of the late Conner and Lillian Hardison Coggin. He was a retired employee of Lewisburg Casting Company.
Funeral services were held at 2 p. m. Tuesday, August 3, at Carr and Erwin Chapel, with burial in Bradshaw Cemetery, Steve Nave officiating.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Alice Redd Coggin, Diana; a son, Darrell Coggin, and a daughter, Mrs. Delores Folsom, both of Diana; three brothers, George Coggin, McBurg, Thurman Coggin and Fred Coggin, Pulaski; two sisters, Mrs. Robert Whitworth, Cornersville, and Mrs. Harold Poole, Nashville; and three grandchildren.

COGGIN, Sam Brown OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 27 Jan 1987
Mr. Sam Brown Coggin, 84, of Pulaski, died Monday, Jan. 19, 1987, at Hillside Hospital. Funeral services were held Wednesday, Jan. 21, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with Larry Gillespie officiating. Burial was in Giles Memory Garden.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Coggin was the son of the late I. B. and Era Harwell Coggin. He was a retired farmer.
Survivors include his wife, Lillie Bell Coggin of Pulaski; two brothers, Slater and Fagan Coggin, both of Pulaski; two step-brothers, Holt Hindman of Pulaski, Cordell Hindman of Indiana; two sisters, Katie Baker of Fayetteville, Emma Hemphill of Indiana.

COGGIN, Slater OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 09 May 1989

Slater Coggin, 88, died Monday, May 1, 1989 at St. Thomas Hospital. Funeral services were held Wednesday, May 3 at Carr and Erwin Chapel with L. E Wright and Gerald Coggin officiating. Burial was in Boonshill Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, he was the son of the late Isaac and Era Harwell Coggin. Survivors include his wife, Georgia Coble Coggin, Frankewing; three sons, Harold Coggin, Brentwood, Bobby Coggin, Frankewing, Glenn Coble Coggin, Thompson Station; two daughters, Lynn Era Pinnix, Red Oak, Judy Mitchell, Pulaski; one brother, Fagan Coggin, Bodenham; two step-brothers, Holt Hindman, Bodenham, Cordell Hindman, Indiana; one sister, Katie Baker, Fayetteville; half-sister, Emma Hemphill, Indiana; 12 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren.


COHEN, Esther Schwartz OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 02 Oct 1986
Mrs. Esther Schwartz Cohen, 87, of Nashville, died Monday, Sept. 29, 1986, in that city. Graveside services were held Tuesday, Sept. 30, at KKSI Cemetery in Nashville. Marshall-Donnelly-Combs Funeral Home in Nashville was in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include one son, Leon Staruss of Nashville; one sister, Dora Goldstein of Nashville; one brother, Manuel Schwartz of Nashville; two grandchildren; two step-sons, Joe Cohen of Pulaski, David Cohen of Tempe, Ariz.

COHEN, Mary Terrell OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 04 Mar 1986
Mrs. Mary T. Cohen, 79, of Pulaski, died Tuesday, Feb. 25, 1986, at her residence. Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 28, 1986, at Bennett May Chapel with Rev. Jess Love officiating. Burial was in the Temple Cemetery in Nashville.
A native of Tennessee, Mrs. Cohen was the daughter of the late Arthur and Tennie Hollaway Terrell.
Survivors include two sisters, Mrs. Louise Reasonover and Mrs. Zana Woodrow, both of Nashville; several nieces and nephews.

COHEN, Soloman OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 30 Jan 1980
Graveside services were held Monday, January 28 at the Temple Cemetery in Nashville for Soloman Cohen, executive of M. Cohen and Sons, Wholesale Grocers of Pulaski. The service was conducted by Rabbi Randall Faulk.
Cohen, 75, the son of the late Meyer and Rachel Lightman Cohen, died Sunday, January 27 at Giles County Hospital following a heart attack.
He was born June 12, 1904, in Giles County and received his education at Massey Military Academy in Pulaski. He was a member of the Shriners Club and the Masons.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Terrell Cohen of Pulaski; one sister, Mrs. Adolph Jacobs of Nashville and one brother, Harry Cohen of Pulaski.

COKINOS, Johanna OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 18 Mar 1981
Funeral services for Mrs. Johanna Cokinos, 72, of Route 1, Lynnville were held at 1:00 p. m. Wednesday March 18, 1981 at Bennett-May Chapel with burial in Maplewood Cemetery.
Father George Mathis conducted the services.

A native of Giles County, Mrs. Cokinos was born July 9, 1908, the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Tom Long. She died Monday, March 16 in Merihil Nursing Home in Lewisburg.
There are no immediate survivors.

COLE, Clifton L. OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 02 Aug 1984
Clifton L. "Dick" Cole, 67, Pulaski, died on Wednesday, August 1, 1984, at Giles County Hospital. A native of Giles County, he was the son of the late Herman and Lila Mae Harper Cole. He was a retired employee of Coca-Cola Bottling Company of Pulaski. He was a member of East Hill Church of Christ and a former member of Pulaski Lions Club and Pulaski Civil Defense.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, August 3, at Bennett May Chapel, Glenn Colley officiating, with burial in Maplewood Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Mary Russell Cole, Pulaski; one daughter, Mrs. Connie Johnston, Green Hill, Alabama; two sisters, Mrs. C. H. Dunnavant, Elkton, and Mrs. Roy Remwick, Ardmore, Tennessee; two brothers, George B. Cole, Murfreesboro, and Robert H. Cole, Jr., New Orleans; and two grandchildren.

COLE, Eura Mae Howard OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 28 Jun 1983
Mrs. Eura Mae Howard Cole, age 76, of Winston Salem, North Carolina, died June 22, 1983, at the Giles County Hospital.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Cole was a member of the Methodist Church. She was a retired teacher of the Giles and Lawrence County Schools.
Funeral services were held Saturday, June 25, at 11 a.m. at Bennett-May Chapel with the Reverend Jack Wolf officiating. Burial was in the Giles Memory Gardens.
Mrs. Cole was the daughter of the late Edd and Louise Smith Howard.
Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Carolyn Cole Brewer of Winston Salem; one grandchild; and one sister, Mrs. Allene Jones of Knoxville.

COLE, Fannie Elizabeth Faulkner OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 11 Apr 1985
Mrs. Fannie Elizabeth Cole, 88, of Nashville, died Monday, April 1, 1985, in a Nashville Nursing facility.
A native of Giles County, she was the daughter of the late John M. and Elizabeth Rochelle Faulkner and was married to the late James Anderson Cole. Mrs. Cole was a member of the Baptist Church.
Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 3, at Bennett May Chapel with burial in Giles Memory Garden, Rev. Clarence Stewart officiating.
Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Mary Ellen Green of Nashville; one sister, Mrs. L. C. Autry of Columbia; and two grandchildren.

COLE, Jewel Fox OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 14 Aug 1984
Jewel Fox Cole, 76, of Pulaski, died Saturday, August 11, 1984, at Maury County Hospital in Columbia. A native of Marshall County, Mrs. Cole was the daughter of the late Carl and Ethel Whitsett Fox. She was married to the late James Leonard Cole. Mrs. Cole was a retired Giles County school teacher.

Funeral services were held at Carr and Erwin Chapel Monday, August 13, at 2 p.m., Floyd Farris officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
Survivors include one daughter, Evelyn Cole Kell of Brownwood, Texas; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

COLE, Maggie Lucille Scruggs OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 29 Apr 1986
Mrs. Maggie Lucille Cole, 81, died Wednesday, April 23, 1986 at Lewisburg Community Hospital. Funeral services were held Saturday, April 26 at 10 a.m. at Bennett May Chapel with burial in Maplewood Cemetery.
She was the daughter of the late Will and Delia Cole Scruggs and was married to the late Charles Mann Cole.
Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Viva Wilburn of Pulaski; two sister, Mrs. Clara Barnett, Hanceville, Ala., Mrs. Marguerite Scott, Lakeland, Fla.; one granddaughter, Miss Connie Wilburn of Huntsville; several nieces and nephews.

COLE, Otha Octavia Norwood OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 23 Jul 1985
Mrs. Otha Octavia Cole, 84, of Anderson, Alabama, died Thursday, July 18, 1985, at
Glenwood Nursing Home in Florence, Alabama.
A native of Giles County, she was the daughter of the late John Ernest and Ida Elizabeth Malone Norwood and was married to Onis Murel Cole.
Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 20, at Bennett May Chapel with burial in Noblit Cemetery near Minor Hill. Rev. Mack Pinkelton officiated.
Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Lila H. Rhodes of Smithfield, Pennsylvania, Mrs. Willa Sharp of Killen, Alabama; one son, Edwin Cole of Anderson, Alabama; and nine grandchildren.

COLEMAN, Addie B. OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 20 Apr 1983
Mrs. Addie B. Coleman, 73, Pulaski, died Monday, April 11, 1983, at Giles County Hospital. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Thursday, April 14, at First Baptist Church on West Shoal Street with burial in Maplewood Cemetery.
She is survived by her husband, John Coleman, Pulaski; five daughters, Mrs. Martha Peden, Mrs. Sara Hayes, Mrs. Lucy King and Mrs. Helen Hayes, all of Pulaski, and Mrs. Maggie Grigsby, Huntsville; five sons, John, James, Grady and Eugene Coleman, all of Pulaski and Brady Coleman, Parchman, Mississippi. Four Sisters, 38 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren, also survive.
Jordan Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

COLEMAN, Alice J. OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 07 Dec 1983
Mrs. Alice J. Coleman, 87, died on Sunday, November 27, 1983, at her home in Pulaski. A native of Pulaski, she was the daughter of the late Jared and Queen McClure Phillips and was the wife of the late Frank T. Coleman.

She was educated in the Giles County public schools and earned her Bachelor's degree in elementary education from Tennessee A & I State College. She taught for over 50 years in Giles County and was a member of the National and Giles County Retired Teachers Associations. She was associated with the Elk-Duck Rivers Community Association, was a charter member of the Pen Women Civic Club and was past president of Tennessee Federation of Women's Clubs. She also held membership in the Court of Calanthe, Tennessee Voter's Council, Giles County Chapter of NAACP, Giles Historical Society and Democratic Women's Club.
Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Thursday, December 1, at Campbell Chapel AME Church, Willie Lee Lester officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery. Queen Ann Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

COLEMAN, Roger OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 25 May 1983
Mr. Roger Coleman, 33, Elkmont, Alabama, died Thursday, May 19, 1983, in Pulaski. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 24, at New Salem Missionary Baptist Church at Veto, Alabama, with burial in Payne Cemetery, Ollie McWilliams officiating.
An Alabama native, he is survived by his parents, Willie and Pearl Merriweather Coleman, Veto; two daughters, Sonya and Nicole Coleman, Prospect; three sisters, Lois Robinson, Huntsville, Alabama, Annie Sanders and Elaine Hicks, both of Dayton, Ohio; and five brothers, Willie Coleman, Pulaski, Charles Coleman, Athens, Alabama, and Samuel, Chester and Terry Coleman, all of Veto.
People's Funeral Home in Athens was in charge of arrangements.

COLLIER, Addie Danise Kimbrough OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 20 Jun 1989
Mrs. Addie Danise Collier, 74, formerly of Elkton, died Wednesday, June 14, 1989, at East Ridge Humana Hospital in East Ridge, Tenn.
Funeral services were held Saturday, June 17, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with William Suddarth officiating. Burial was in John Lay Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Collier was the daughter of the late Bruce and Mamie Petty Kimbrough and was married to the late Frank Lincoln Collier.
Survivors include two daughters, Sandra Worley of Chattanooga, Linda Watson of Decatur, Ala.; four grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

COLLIER, Frank Lincoln OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 19 May 1982
Frank Lincoln Collier, 69, Elkton, died on Friday, May 14, 1982, at Giles County Hospital.
A native of Lawrence County, he was the son of the late Robert and Mary Tucker Collier. He was a retired farmer.
Funeral services were held at 3 p. m. Sunday, May 16, at Carr and Erwin with burial in John Lay Cemetery at Ethridge, Talmadge Clayton and James Hargrove officiating.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Addie D. Kimbrough Collier, Elkton; two daughters, Mrs. Sandra Collier Worley, Chattanooga and Mrs. Linda Collier Watson, Decatur, Alabama; one brother, Hooper Collier, Ethridge; two sisters, Mrs. Elaine Baker, Lawrenceburg, and Mrs. Rebecca Harris, Cherokee, Alabama; and four grandchildren.

COLLIER, Marion Vester OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 16 May 1989

Marion Vester Collier, 84, Lawrenceburg, died Monday, May 8, 1989, at Crockett Hospital in Lawrenceburg. Funeral services were held Wednesday at North Funeral Home in Lawrenceburg with Melvin Orr officiating. Burial was in Lawrence County Memorial Gardens.
Mr. Collier was a native of Alabama and the son of the late John Mason and Margaret Woodham Collier. He was a member of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church and a retired custodian.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Lou Crowley Collier, Lawrenceburg; four sons, Johnny, Pulaski, Carl, Pomona, Calif., Lewis Canton, Ga., and Larry Collier of Summertown; three step-sons, Wallace Rutledge, Lawrenceburg, Douglas Rutledge, Huntington, Ind., and Dick Rutledge, Ft. Wayne, Ind.; two step-daughters, Frances Dickey, Lynnville and Juanita Henson, Ethridge; one brother, Albert Collier, Maulden, Missouri; three sisters, Lillie Dodd, Haleyville, Ala.,; Otha Odneal, Pulaski and Audie Brewer, New Port Richey, Fla.; eight grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; 17 step-grandchildren; and several step-great-grandchildren.

COLLINS, Clara Mary Wright OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 04 Apr 1989
Clara Mary Wright Collins, 86, Shelbyville, died Friday, March 31, 1989 at Bedford County Hospital in Shelbyville. Funeral services were held Sunday at Carr and Erwin Funeral Home with Eugene Crawley officiating. Burial was in New Zion Cemetery.
Mrs. Collins was a Giles County native and the daughter of the late Boyd David and Cora Alice Green Wright. She was the wife of the late Charlie Green.
Survivors include one son, Aubrey Collins, Pulaski; two step-sons, Richard Collins and Grady Collins, both of Pulaski; three daughters, Alice Dunnavant, Pulaski, Mrs. Wilson (Vera) Gregg, Rockvale, Tenn., ad Mrs. Albert (Florence) Reeves, Shelbyville; one step-daughter, Beulah Lanier, Pulaski; three brothers, Carter, Joe and Gerald Wright, all of Pulaski; one sisters, Lorene King, Lewisburg; 13 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

COLLINS, Daniel Eli OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 06 Jan 1987
Daniel Eli Collins, infant of Pulaski, died Monday, Dec. 29, 1986, at Maury County Hospital.
Graveside services were held Wednesday, Dec. 30, at Maplewood Cemetery with Felix Snell officiating. Carr and Erwin Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include his parents, Danny and Beverly Long Collins of Pulaski; two sisters, Stephanie and Kim Collins, both of Pulaski; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Collins, Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Long, all of Pulaski; great-grandmother, Mrs. Johnnie Collins of Pulaski.

COLLINS, Edwin Clifford OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 6 Feb 1980
Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon at Bennett-May Funeral Home for Edwin Clifford Collins. The Reverend William Moss and the Reverend Paul Allen officiated. Services were followed by interment in Maplewood Cemetery.
Mr. Collins died at Fairhaven Nursing Home on Thursday, January 31 at the age of 95.
A native of Giles County, he was born January 10, 1885 to the late Leroy and Ella Loyd Collins. After graduating from the Vanderbilt University School of Pharmacy, Mr. Collins returned to Pulaski. As a pharmacist, he was associated with several local firms including Loyd Drug Store, Reeves Drug Store and Pulaski Drug Company.
He had been a member of the Giles County School Board and a Steward in the First United Methodist Church of which he was a member.

Survivors include his wife of 63 years, Mrs. Minnie Lee Stone Collins; a daughter, Mrs. Eugene Jackson, Nashville; a son, Clifford Stone Collins, Knoxville; 2 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.

COLLINS, Herschel R. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 31 Aug 1982
Herschel R. Collins, 96, of Nashville, former resident of Lawrenceburg, died August 27, 1982 at the Veterans Hospital in Nashville.
Funeral services were held Sunday, August 29 at 2:00 p. m. at Pleasant Garden Church with Bro. Brad Forgy officiating. Burial was in Pleasant Garden Cemetery.
A native of Hickman County, Mr. Collins was a retired police officer. He was also a veteran of World War II.
Mr. Collins was the son of the late Jim and Amanda Register Collins.
Survivors include his wife, Vertie Adams Collins; five daughters, Mrs. Leoda White of Pulaski, Mrs. Louise Clark, Mrs. Billie Burleson, both of Summertown, Mrs. Claudia Collins of Columbia, Mrs. Norma Clymer of Nashville; two sons, Michael Collins, Pat Collins, both of Nashville; one sister, Mrs. Odie Gilliam of Summertown; 24 grandchildren; 39 great-grandchildren and 4 great-great grandchildren.

COLLINS, Hollis Allen OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 10 Oct 1988
Mr. Hollis Allen Collins, 74, of Ardmore, Tenn., died Thursday, Oct. 6, 1988, at Hillside Hospital. Funeral services were held Saturday, Oct. 8, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with G. C Fox officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Collins was the son of the late J. E. and Cullie Allen Collins. He was retired from Maremont.
Survivors include his wife, Bertie Mae Collins of Ardmore, Tenn.; one son, Billy Collins of Elkton; two brothers, Audie Collins of Pulaski, Cleatus Collins of Indiana; three sisters, Mrs. Lucille Gooch and Mrs. Alice Jean Yant, both of Pulaski, Mrs. Cleo Allen of Greenbrier; two granddaughters, Carl and Lori Collins, both of Elkton.

COLLINS, Minnie B. Newton OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 28 Apr 1982
Mrs. Minnie B. Collins, 95, Pulaski, died on Sunday, April 25, 1982, at Giles County Hospital.
A Tennessee native, she was the daughter of the late James Terry and Lula Reasonover Newton and the wife of the late Jessie M. Collins.
Funeral services were held at 2:30 p. m. Monday, April 26, at Carr and Erwin Chapel, with burial in New Zion Cemetery, Mack Pinkelton and Don Russell officiating.
Survivors include one son, Raymond Collins, Pulaski; two stepsons, Willie Collins, Beech Hill and Atha Collins, Columbia; four daughters, Mrs. Luther Porterfield and Mrs. Fred Coggins, Pulaski, Mrs. Eris Journey, Cornersville, Mrs. Duffy Frazier, Webbers Falls, Oklahoma; one sister, Mrs. Etha Watts, Nashville; a half-sister, Mrs. Alfred Carpenter, Cornersville; 13 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

COLLINS, Minnie Lee Stone OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 09 Nov 1982

Mrs. Minnie Lee Stone Collins, of Pulaski Health Care Center, died November 4, 1982, at the Giles County Hospital.
Funeral services were held at Bennett-May Chapel on Saturday, November 6, 1982, at 11:00 a.m. with the Reverends Paul Alle, Bill Starnes and Bill Moss officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Collins was a member of the First Methodist Church and was a retired teacher at Martin College.
Mrs. Collins was married to the late Clifford Collins, and was the daughter of the late Tom P. and Katherine White Stone.
Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Eugene Jackson of Nashville; one son, Clifford Stone Collins of Knoxville; one sister, Mrs. Logan Patterson of Pulaski; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

COLLINS, Nannie F. Turner OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 04 Aug 1987
Mrs. Nannie F. Collins, 78, of Prospect, died Friday, July 31, 1987, at Pulaski Health Care Center. Funeral services were held Sunday, Aug. 2, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with Larry Gillespie officiating. Burial was in Antioch Cemetery in Limestone County, Ala.
A native of Limestone County, Mrs. Collins was the daughter of the late Rube and Kate Hughes Turner and was married to the late James Joe Collins.
Survivors include three sons, J. R. Collins of McMinnville, Wilson Collins of Nashville, James Collins, Jr. of Opelika, Ala.; three daughters, Jewell Solomon and Mae Kelly, both of Prospect, Katie Thomas of McMinnville; two sisters, Mrs. Lucy Jones and Mrs. Elizabeth Muncey, both of McMinnville; 27 grandchildren; 39 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.

COLLINS, Richard C. Jr. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 29 Mar 1983
Richard C. Collins, Jr., 31, of Route One, Detroit, AL, died on Sunday, March 27, 1983 at Middle Tennessee Medical Center in Murfreesboro. Funeral services were conducted by the Rev. Mack Pinkelton and the Rev. William Suddarth at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 29 at Bennett May Chapel. Burial followed in Gatlin Cemetery in Ardmore.
A native of Jonesboro, Arkansas, Mr. Collins was a member of the Church of Christ and a heavy equipment operator. His wife, Denna Bales Collins of Detroit, survives. He was the son of Richard C. Collins, Sr. of Truman, Ark., and Marie C. Hill of Murfreesboro.
Additional survivors include three sons, Richard Noel Collins of Truman, Ark., William Joseph and Richard Michael Collins, both of Detroit; one daughter, Amanda Gail Collins of Truman; three half-sisters, Carol Ann, Lavita and Missy Collins, all of Truman; and his grandmother, Mrs. Ethel Kemper of Truman.


COLLINS, Roy Dean OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 21 Mar 1985
Roy Dean Collins, 62, died at Maury County Hospital on Sunday, March 17, after a long illness. He was the son of the late Charlie J. and Georgia Thomas Collins.
Funeral services were held at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 19, at Oaks and Nichols Funeral Home with burial in Polk Memorial Gardens in Columbia.

Survivors include his wife, Alene Watts Collins; step-mother, Mrs. Clara Collins; five sons, Royce Collins, Nashville, Dennis, Steve, Terry, and Gary Collins, all of Columbia; one daughter, Mrs. Darlene Coopes, Columbia; three brothers, Richard, Grady, and Aubrey Collins, all of Pulaski; four sisters, Beulah Lanier and Alice Dunnavant, both of Pulaski; Vera Gregg of Rockwater, Florence Reeves of Shelbyville; and 13 grandchildren.

COLLINS, Samuel T. Jr. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 11 Mar 1986
Mr. Samuel T. Collins, Jr., 74, of Fayetteville, died Wednesday, March 5, 1986, at his residence. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 6, at Bennett May Chapel with Bro. Eugene Peden officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Collins was the son of the late Sam T. and Eunice Murphy Collins.
Survivors include his wife, Christine Sanders Collins of Fayetteville; one daughter, Mrs. Carolyn C. McConnell of Boca Raton, Fla.; one son, Sam T. Collins of Pulaski; four grandchildren; two brothers, R.M. Collins of Campbellsville, Joe Collins of Smithville, Tenn.

COLLINS, Virtie Lou Adams OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 22 Aug 1989
Mrs. Virtie Lou Adams Collins, 84, of Nashville died Friday, August 18, 1989, at Edgefield Hospital in Nashville after an extended illness. Funeral services were held Sunday, Aug. 10, at North Funeral Home Chapel in Lawrenceburg with Gerald Parmer officiating. Burial was in Pleasant Gardens.
A native of Lawrence County, Mrs. Collins was the daughter of the late Cicero and Margaret Bradley Adams and was married to the late Herschel R. Collins.
Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. James (Billie) Burleson of Summertown, Mrs. Lawrence (Norma) Clymer of Nashville, Mrs. Roy (Claudie) Collins of Columbia; two sons, Pat and Mike Collins, both of Nashville; two step-daughters, Louise Clark of Summertown, Mrs. Paul (Doty) White of Pulaski; one sister, Clove Cox of Bellevue, Ohio; 23 grandchildren; 54 great-grandchildren; 11 great-great-grandchildren.

COLLINS, Willie Thomas Sr. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 12 Mar 1985
Willie T. Collins, Sr., 86, of Pulaski, died Saturday, March 2, 1985, at Pulaski Health Care Center.
A native of Giles County, he was the son of the late Jessie and Louise West Collins. Mr. Collins was a retired farmer.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, March 4, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with burial in Maplewood Cemetery, Paul Allen and Andy Brown officiating.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Johnnie Whitworth Collins of Pulaski; three sons, Frank "Buddy" Collins, Owen B. Collins, and Willie T. Collins, Jr., all of Pulaski; two daughters, Mrs. Jim (Ann) Thomas of Nashville, Mrs. Vernon (Becky) Allen of Barnesville, Ohio; two half-brothers, Athie Collins of Columbia, Raymond Collins of Pulaski; four half-sisters, Ruby Frazier of Oklahoma, Louise Journey of Cornersville, Lillie Porterfield and Lizzie Coggins, both of Pulaski; 17 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.


COLSTON, Cullen L. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 30 Nov 1982
Cullen L. Colston, 87, of Rolling Meadows, Route 7, Pulaski, died Thursday, November 18th at Giles County Hospital.
Funeral services were conducted by the Rev. Chester Jones on Saturday, November 20 at Rainey Funeral Home in Ardmore. Burial followed in Gatlin Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth Henderson Colston; three sons, Raymond Colston and Herbert A. Colston, both of LaPorte, Indiana, and Cullen Colston, Jr., of Bolivar, MO; five daughters, Inez Brymer of Pulaski, Selma Pittman of Ardmore, Nellie Lindsey of LaPorte, Margie Montgomery of Louisville, KY and Daisy George of Oraville, CA; thirty-two grandchildren also survive.

COLSTON, Elizabeth Henderson OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 19 Apr 1983
Elizabeth H. Colston, 84, Pulaski, died on Monday, April 18, 1983, at Giles County Hospital.
A Giles County native, she was the daughter of the late Sandy Francis and Mary Brockway Henderson and the wife of the late Cullen Loyd Colston.
Funeral services were to be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Rainey Funeral Home, Ardmore, Chester Jones officiating, with burial in Gatlin Cemetery.
Survivors include three sons, Raymond and Herbert Colston of LaPorte, Indiana, and Cullen L. Colston, Jr., Bolivar, Missouri; five daughters, Mrs. Inez Brymer, Pulaski, Mrs. Lillie Lindsey, LaPorte, Ind., Mrs. Selma Pittman, Ardmore, Mrs. Margie Montgomery, Louisville, KY, Mrs. Daisy George, California; one brother, Delmond Henderson of Texas; one sister, Mrs. Selma Lewis, Huntsville; 22 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren.

COLSTON, Henry Loyd OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 30 Jul 1980
Henry Loyd Colston, 62, of Pulaski died Sunday, July 27 in Giles County Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday at 1:30 p. m. at Carr and Erwin Funeral Home with burial following in Giles Memory Gardens.
A native of Limestone County, Ala., Mr. Colston was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Cullen Colston of Pulaski, who survive.
In addition to his parents, survivors include his wife, Mrs. Ola Colston; three daughters, Mrs. Elizabeth Schooff and Mrs. Delores Keen, Laporte, Ind., and Mrs. Sheila Capley, Columbia; a son, Henry Colston, Jr., Laporte; three brothers, Hubert Colston and Raymond Colston, Laporte and Cullen Colston, Jr., Ardmore; four sisters, Mrs. Inez Brymer, Pulaski, Mrs. Lillie Lindsey, Laporte, Mrs. Selma Pittman, Ardmore and Mrs. Marjorie Montgomery, Fairdale, Ky. and five grandchildren.

COMER, Jessie Eugene OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 07 Feb 1985
Mr. Jessie Eugene Comer, 60, Route 1, Prospect, died on Thursday, Jan. 31, 1985, at Veterans Hospital in Nashville. A Giles County native, he was the so of the late Calvin and Grace Miller Comer. He was a diesel mechanic and a member of the Church of Christ.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5, at Bennett May Chapel, Danny Pettus officiating, with burial in Mitchell Cemetery in Alabama.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. August Comer, Prospect; four daughters, Mrs. Faye Travis and Mrs. Cindy Young, both of Pulaski, Mrs. Helen Yarian, Elkton, and Mrs. Patricia Stanford, Athens, Ala.; four sons, Kerry Comer, Bobby Comer and Johnny Comer, all of Prospect, and Billy Comer, Goodspring; one sister, Mrs. Colleen Norwood, Chicago, Ill.; and 11 grandchildren.

COMPTON, Florence Eakes OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 9 Apr 1980
Funeral services for Mrs. Florence Eakes Compton, 83, of Decatur, Ala. who died April 6th in Decatur General Hospital, were held Tuesday at 2:00 p. m. at Somerville Church of Christ with Bro. Granvil Tyler and Bro. Cobb officiating.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Compton was the wife of the late Carson L. Compton and the daughter of the late John R. and Mary Jeans Eakes of Pulaski.
Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Joe Marsh of Mooresville, Ala. and Mrs. Joe Hughes of Decatur, Ala.; one son, Carson Compton, Jr. of Manchester, Tenn.; 5 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. A. W. Chapman of Decatur, Ala. and Mrs. Will Bass of Pulaski. Burial was in Rose Lawn Cemetery. Brown Service Center in charge of arrangements.

COMPTON, Kieffer Jr. Newsline 17 Mar 1987 Mr. Kieffer Compton, Jr., 49, of Diana, died March 11, 1987, at Lewisburg Community Hospital. Funeral services were held March 13 at 2 p.m. at Cornersville Funeral Home. Burial was in Short Cemetery with Cornersville Funeral Home in charge.
Survivors include his mother, Mrs. Mary Sanders Compton of Diana; one sister, Mrs. Imogene Brashears of Lewisburg; three brothers, Alford Compton of Lewisburg, William F. Compton of Palatine, Ill., and Bobby Compton of Diana.


COMPTON, Mary Caroline Sanders OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 27 Jul 1989
Mrs. Mary Caroline Compton, 87, of Lewisburg, died Thursday, July 20, 1989, at Oakwood Health Care Center. Funeral services were held Saturday, July 22, at Cornersville Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Short Cemetery.
A native of Marshall County, Mrs. Compton was the daughter of the late William Franklin and Resina Poarch Sanders. She was a housewife and member of the Methodist Church.
Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Imogene Brashears of Lewisburg; two sons, William F. Compton of Talatine, Ill., Bobby Compton of Lewisburg; one sister, Miss Allie Sanders of Diana; 13 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.

COMPTON, Mary Smith OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 03 Oct 1989
Mrs. Mary Compton, 89, of Pulaski, died Wednesday, Sept. 27, 1989, at Hillside Hospital. Funeral services were held Friday, Sept. 29, at Bennett May Chapel with Dr. J. David Miller officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Compton was the daughter of the late Ernest F. and Sarah A. King Smith and was married to the late John Thomas Compton. She was a member of the Methodist Church.
Survivors include several nieces and nephews and several cousins.

CONNELL, Sara Frances Burgess OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 1 Apr 1981

Funeral services for Mrs. Sara Frances Connell, 87, a resident of the Austin Hewitt Home, Pulaski, who died Wednesday, March 25 in Giles County Hospital, were conducted Friday, at 10:30 a. m. at Carr and Erwin Chapel by the Rev. Mack Pinkelton, Baptist minister. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Connell was the daughter of the late John and Mary Clark Burgess. Her husband was the late Alford Connell.
Survivors include a sister, Mrs. Pauline Williams of Pulaski; several nieces and nephews.

CONWELL, Clyde Neil OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 11 Jun 1980
Funeral services for Clyde Neil Conwell, 32, of Petersburg, who died Thursday, June 5 at Vanderbilt Hospital, Nashville were held at 2:30 p.m. in the chapel of Ralston-Lee Funeral Home in Petersburg by the Rev. Ed Burrow. Burial was in Old Orchard Cemetery in that city.
Survivors include his father, L. D. Conwell, Petersburg; his step-mother, Mrs. Katie Owen Conwell; a sister, Mrs. Virginia Conwell Owen; two step brothers, Thomas O. Brown and Robert Wade Brown, all of Pulaski.

COOK, Charlie H. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 07 Mar 1989
Mrs. Charlie E. Cook, 84, died March 3, 1989 at Parkview Hospital in Nashville. Funeral services were held March 6 at New Zion Baptist Church with Alden Pickett, Howell Hipshea, Don Russell and Bill Turner officiating. Burial was in Giles Memory Gardens.
A native of Giles County, she was the daughter of the late John Henry and Molly Daws Parsons. She is survived by her husband, John E. Cook of Antioch; five sons, Orman Cook, Franklin, John and Kirkland Cook, both of Pulaski, Jerry Cook, Nashville; one daughter, Mrs. Ann Haselton, Antioch; two sisters, Mrs. Mary Parsons Mitchell, Pulaski and Athene Carter, Kentucky; 16 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

COOK, Dale Crawford OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 14 Jan 1986
Mr. Dale Crawford Cook, 51, of Antioch, Tenn., died Thursday, Jan. 9, 1986, at Edge Field Hospital in Davidson County. Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with Howell Hipsher and Alden Puckett officiating. Burial was in Giles Memory Garden.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Cook was a veteran of the Korean War. He was employed by the Metro Board of Education as a mechanic and driver.
Survivors include his parents, John and Charlie Cook of Pulaski; his wife, Charlotte Cook of Antioch; one son, Timothy Dale Cook of Antioch; two daughters, Beverly Wakefield and Sharon Gipson, both of Antioch; five brothers, Orman Cook of Franklin, John, Kirkland and Elwood Cook, all of Pulaski; Jerry Cook of Antioch; one sister, Ann Haselton of Antioch; and three grandchildren.

COOK, Harvey Ewell OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 23 Apr 1985
Harvey Ewell Cook, 88, of Lewisburg, died at his residence. A native of Giles County, he was the son of the late Almos and Virginia Helmick Cook. He was a retired painter.
Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Friday, April 19, at Bells-McGaugh-Floyd Chapel in Lewisburg with burial in New Hope Cemetery in Marshall County, Paul Woodford officiating.

Survivors include his wife, Lena Holt Cook of Lewisburg; two sons, Claudia Cook, Willie Paul Cook, both of Granite City, Indiana; three daughters, Marie Johnson of Illinois, Willena Capps of Atlanta, Georgia, Evelyn Cools of Nashville; eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

COOK, James E. Jr. OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, __ Jan 1987
James E. Cook, Jr., age 32, of Memphis, Tennessee, died January 28, 1987 at his residence.
Funeral services were held January 31 at Bennett-May Chapel with Bro.Glenn Colley officiating. Burial was in Mt. Moriah Cemetery with Bennett-May Funeral Home in charge.
A native of Texas, Mr. Cook was the son of James E. and Dot Green Cook, Sr. and the husband of Bobbye Curry Cook. He was a member of the Church of Christ and a sales manager at Dobson Hicks Seed Company.
Survivors include his wife Bobbye Curry Cook; one son, James E. Cook, III; one daughter, Amy Cook; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. James E. Cook, Sr.; and one sister, Susan Cook Norman.

COOK, Johnny Lavon OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 27 Sep 1988
Mr. Johnny Lavon Cook, 22, died Friday, Sept. 14, 1988, in Decatur, Ala. Funeral services were held Sunday, Sept 18, at Pulaski Holiness Church with Troy Walls and Charley Brown officiating. Burial was in Gatlin Cemetery in Ardmore, Ala. Taylor Funeral Home in Ardmore was in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include his father, Johnny Wayne Cook of Athens, Ala.; his mother, Joyce Marie Clem of Pulaski; his wife, Tami Michelle Cook of Pulaski; one son, Joshua Adam Cook of Ardmore, Ala.; one daughter, Kedsi Fayth Cook of Ardmore, Ala.; three brothers, Gerald Cook of Scottsboro, Ala., Robert Cook of Madison, Ala., Wayne Cook of Athens, Ala.; three sisters, Marcia L. Cook of Pulaski, Angela and Crystal Swanner, both of Ardmore, Ala.

COOK, Nora Peters OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 1 Jul 1981
Funeral services for Mrs. Nora Peters Cook, 85, of Route 6, Pulaski, who died Friday, July 3, 1981 at Hillhaven Convalescent Center, Madison were conducted Sunday at 2:00 p. m. at Bennett-May Chapel with burial in Mt. Moriah Cemetery. Church of Christ ministers Andy Brown and James Ed Holt were the officiants.
Mrs. Cook was born in London, Ky., the daughter of the late George and Elizabeth Peters. Her husband was the late T. H. Cook. She was a member of Second Street Church of Christ.
Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Warren G. Dixon, Nashville; three sons, George Evan Oakley, Pulaski, James Ed Cook, Memphis and Charles Moran Cook, Taft; a sister, Mrs. Mae Cannon, Heidrick, Ky.; a brother, Willie Peters, Mt. Vernon, Ky.; eight grandchildren and five great grandchildren.

COOPER, Catherine Anna Hopkins OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 29 Oct 1980
Funeral services for Mrs. Catherine Anna Cooper, 69, of Pulaski who died Tuesday, October 21, 1980, at St. Thomas Hospital, Nashville, were conducted Friday at 2:00 p. m. at Bennett-May Chapel with the Rev. Ray McDonald officiating.
Mrs. Cooper was a native of Pennsylvania, the daughter of the late Robert and Agnes Aikens Hopkins. She was a member of the United Methodist Church.

Survivors include her husband, Charles E. Cooper; two daughters, Mrs. Agnes Noland, Demning, N. M. and Mrs. Catherine Glossup, Pulaski; two sons, Charles Robert Cooper, Vincent Town, N. J. and Joseph Raymond Cooper, Florida; two sisters, Mrs. Margaurete Kollmar, Demning, N. M. and Mrs. Elizabeth Mulcahy, Florida; 10 grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

COOPER, Lewis Henry OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 17 May 1983
Lewis Henry Cooper, age 73, 432 E. Woodring St., Pulaski, TN, died May 14, 1983, at Giles County Hospital.
He was the son of the late John Henry and Nettie Welborn Cooper. Funeral services were held at Bennett-May Chapel at 3:00 p.m., May 15, 1983, with burial in the Maplewood Cemetery, Rev. Clarence K. Stewart, officiating.
Mr. Cooper is survived by his wife, Irene Adcock Cooper, Pulaski; three sisters, Mrs. J. W. Ezell, Columbia, Mrs. George Wilson, Sandy Springs, S.C., and Mrs. Bobby High, Anderson, S.C.

COOPER, Mildred Vick OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 21 Jun 1983
Mildred Vick Cooper, 53, Rt. 1 Ethridge, TN, died Sunday, June 19, 1983 following an auto accident in Maury County. She was the wife of the late Rayburn Smith Cooper. Mrs. Cooper was a Maury County native and an employee of Maremont Gabriel Corporation, Pulaski. She was the daughter of the late Smith and Helen Hinson Vick.
Funeral services were held at the East Hill Church of Christ at 1 p.m. Tuesday, June 21st, burial in Giles Memory Gardens, with Mack Pinkelton, Floyd Farris and Larry Benderman officiating.
She is survived by five brothers, Roy, George, Ernest, Robert and Joe Vick, all of Columbia; four sisters, Taida Dawson and Virginia Ashley, both of Columbia, Ava Carroll, Taylor, Mich. And Imogene Tatum, Pulaski; one grandchild, Tina Renee Gowan, Pulaski.

COOPER, Rayburn Smith OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 21 Jun 1983
Mr. Rayburn Smith Cooper, 56, Rt. 1 Ethridge, TN, died Sunday, June 19, 1983 following an auto accident in Maury County.
He was the husband of the late Mildred Vick Cooper, and son of the late Smith Cooper. Mr. Cooper was an Alabama native and was employed at Murray Ohio Manufacturing in Lawrenceburg.
Funeral services were held at the East Hill Church of Christ at 1 p.m. Tuesday, June 21st, burial in Giles Memory Gardens, with Mack Pinkelton, Floyd Farris and Larry Benderman officiating.
He is survived by his mother, Mrs. Iteylene Brewer Cooper, Ethridge; two brothers, James Cooper of Lynnville and Douglas Cobb of Lynnville; one sister, Mrs. Imogene Trotter, Nashville, and one granddaughter, Tina Renee Gowan, Pulaski.
Carr and Erwin Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

COOPER, Wayne Sutton Sr. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 14 Mar 1989
Wayne Sutton Cooper, Sr., 79, 709 Morgan Street, Pulaski, died Monday, March 6, 1989, at his residence. Funeral services were held Thursday at Carr and Erwin Funeral Home with James D. Nave and Phillip Eubank officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.

Mr. Cooper was the son of the late Thomas and Florence Milly Cooper. He was a native of Morton, Miss., a World War II veteran and a retired civil engineer.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Elizabeth P. Cooper, Pulaski; one son, Wayne S. Cooper, Jr., Roston, Va.; one daughter, Betty Russell, Houston, Texas; one brother, Leslie Cooper, Mississippi; five sisters, Dora Lee Manning, Gladys Winstead, Clara Gray, Marie Garner and Nell Lewis, all of Mississippi; and four grandchildren.

COPE, William F. "Tom" Jr. The Journal 05 Dec 1989
William F. "Tom" Cope, Jr., 72, Ballentine Street, Pulaski, died Wednesday, November 28, 1989 at Hillside Hospital. Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, November 30 at Bennett May Chapel with Bro. Mark Johnson officiating. Interment was in Maplewood Cemetery.
He was the husband of Louise Fletcher Cope and the son of the late W. F. and Pearl Goodwin Cope, Sr. He was a member of First United Methodist Church and a World War II Veteran. He was also a retired druggist and owner of Standard Druggs.
Survivors include two daughters, Carol Yancey, Lynnville, Tenn., and Kathy Taylor, Hermitage, Tenn.; five grandchildren.

COPELAND, Edgar N. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 22 Jul 1981
Edgar N. Copeland, 81, of Dearborn, Mich. died Thursday July 16, in Annapolis Hospital, Detroit, Mich.
Funeral services for Mr. Copeland, a native of Tennessee, were held Monday, July 20, at 11:00 a. m. in the Carr and Erwin Chapel with Bro. Tom Campbell officiating. Burial took place in Lynnwood Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Elizabeth Copeland, Dearborn, Mich.; two daughters, Helen Jean Barrett, and Elizabeth Joan Bugai, both of Detroit, Mich.; and 7 grandchildren.

CORDER, Hattie Gooch OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 22 Sep 1987
Mrs. Hattie Gooch Corder, 92, of Goodlettsville, died Monday, Sept. 14, 1987, at Edgefield Hospital in Nashville.
Graveside services were held at Shores (Hanna) Cemetery conducted by the Rev. Mack Pinkelton. Bennett May Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Corder was the daughter of the late Will and Alice Roland Gooch and was married to the late Milton Corder. She was a member of the Church of Christ.
Several nieces and nephews survive.

CORDER, Robert Freeman OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 23 Apr 1985
Robert Freeman Corder, 83, of Minor Hill, died Monday, April 15, 1985, at his residence. A native of Alabama, he was the son of the late George and Lou Ella McKinney Corder. He was a retired farmer and school bus driver.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 17, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with burial in Powell Cemetery, Stan Stevenson officiating.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Elizabeth Thompson Corder of Minor Hill; several nieces, nephews and cousins.

CORDER, Stacy OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 14 Feb 1984
Mr. Stacy Corder, age 91, of Route 1, Minor Hill, died Friday, February 10, 1984, at the Maury County Hospital in Columbia. Funeral services were held Saturday, February 11, 1984, at 2 p.m. at Bennett-May Chapel with the Reverend John Pope officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Alabama, Mr. Corder was a retired merchant. He was a member of the Presbyterian Church. He was married to the late Hattie Reed Corder and was the son of the late George and Louella McKinney Corder.
Mr. Corder has one brother who survives, Mr. Freeman Corder of Minor Hill.
Bennett-May Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

CORLISS, Herman OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 26 Jan 1988
Mr. Herman Corliss, 91, of Route 5, Lawrenceburg, died Wednesday, Jan. 20, 1988, at National Health Care Nursing Home in Lawrenceburg. Funeral services were conducted in Methuen, Mass., on Saturday, Jan. 23. Bennett May Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
A native of New Hampshire, Mr. Corliss was the son of the late Charles Seth and Josie Elliott Corliss and was married to the late Rachel Haywood Kelley Corliss. He was a member of the Methodist church and a retired tool and died maker for the Boster Navy Yards in Boston, Mass.
Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Lillian Howell of Route 5, Lawrenceburg; one son, Irvin Corliss of South Waymouth, Mass.; four grandchildren; one great-grandchild; one sister, Mable Corliss of Methuen, Mass.

COSBY, Annie Mae Taylor OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 23 Apr 1985
Annie Mae Cosby, 79, of Pulaski, died Thursday, April 11, 1985, at St. Thomas Hospital, Nashville. A native of Giles County, she was the daughter of the late Edward N. and Betty Ann McDonald Taylor and was married to the late John R. Cosby. She was a member of the Methodist Church..
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 13, at Bennett May Chapel with burial in Elkton Cemetery, Rev. Mack Pinkelton officiating.
Survivors include, one son, Bobby Dean Taylor of Huntsville, Alabama; three grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; four sisters, Mrs. Minnie Cockran of Lewisburg, Mrs. Elizabeth Fogg, Mrs. Robbie Armstrong, Mrs. Margaret Wooten, all of Pulaski; five brothers, J. D. Taylor of Lewisburg, C. B. Taylor of Chattanooga, Grady, Robert, and Edward, all of Pulaski.

COSBY, Charlie OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 18 May 1983
Mr.Charlie Cosby, 75, Pulaski, died Saturday, May 14, 1983, at his home. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 18, at Jordan Funeral Home with burial in the Chicken Creek Cemetery.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Mamie Lee Cosby, Pulaski; four daughters, Mrs. Earline Nelson, Bethel, Ozzie Belle Cosby and Mrs. Rosie Mathis, both of Nashville, and Mrs. Dorothy Smith, Indianapolis, Ind.; four sons, Charlie Cosby, Jr., Columbia, James Cosby, Nashville, David and John Cosby, both of Pulaski; one sister, Mrs. Mary Jones, Nashville; three brothers, Toby Cosby, Nashville, Tom and Andrew Cosby, both of Pulaski and 14 grandchildren.

COSBY, Floyd L. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 12 Apr 1988
Mr. Floyd L. Cosby, 78, of Pulaski, died Sunday, April 10, 1988, at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville. Funeral services were held Tuesday, April 12, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with Dr. David Miller officiating. Burial was in Giles Memory Garden.
A native of Clay County, Ala., Mr. Cosby was the son of the late Robert H. and Lessie Toombs Cosby. He was a veteran of World War II and retired from the Texas Eastern Transmission Corp.
Survivors include his wife, Dorothy E. Cosby of Pulaski; three sons, Bill W. Cosby of Memphis, James Cosby of Columbia, Larry Cosby of California; one sister, Mrs. Goldie Nichols of Michigan; three grandsons.

COSBY, John D. (J.D.) OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 02 Oct 1986
Mr. John D. (J.D.) Cosby, 50, of Pulaski, died Friday, Sept. 26, 1986, at Hillside Hospital. Funeral services were held Wednesday, Oct. 1, at Jordan Funeral Home with Rev. William Brown officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Cosby served in the U. S. Navy from 1955 until 1964 aboard the USS Kearsarge and the USS Thetis Bay. He was awarded the Good Conduct Medal. He was a member of the Baptist Church.
Survivors include his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Tom Cosby of Pulaski; one brother, Arnie Lee Cosby of Nashville.

COSBY, Tom OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 02 Jun 1988
Mr. Tom Cosby, 83, of Pulaski, died Sunday, May 29, 1988, at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 4, at Jordan Funeral Home with the Rev. William Brown officiating. Burial will be in Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Cosby was the son of the late John D. and Mary Brown Cosby. He was a member of the Friendship A.M.E. Church and was a retired employee of the Curry Farms.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Bessie Cosby of Pulaski; one son, Arnie Lee Cosby of Nashville; one sister, Mrs. Mary Jones of Nashville; two brothers, Andrew Cosby of Pulaski, John Cosby of Nashville; four grandchildren.

COSTON, Flocy Chasteen OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 25 Apr 1989
Mrs. Flocy Chasteen Coston, 92, of Pulaski, died Monday, April 17, 1989, at Maury Regional Hospital in Columbia. Funeral services were held Wednesday, April 19, at First Baptist Church with Judson Hays, Clarence Stewart and Edward Lee officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery. Carr and Erwin Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
A native of Franklin County, Mrs. Coston was the daughter of the late James W. and Cora Solomon Chasteen and was married to the late Henry Grady Coston. She was a member of the First Baptist Church.
Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Raybelle Hughes of Lewisburg, Mrs. Pansy Ayers of Columbia; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.

COTHAM, Georgia Bell OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 02 Apr 1985

Mrs. Georgia Bell Cotham, 93, died Monday, March 25, 1985, at Columbia Health Care. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Thursday, March 28, at Abraham McKissack Memorial Chapel with burial in Morris Town Cemetery.
Survivors include one sister, Mrs. Marsh of Pulaski and several nieces and nephews.

COTHAM, Henry Clay OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 18 Jun 1980
Henry Clay Cotham, 78, died Thursday, June 12, 1980 in Lewisburg Hospital. Funeral services were held Sunday June 15, at 12:00 o'clock in Abraham McKissack Memorial Chapel at Queen Ann Funeral Home. Rev. Roy White officiated. Burial in Morris Town Cemetery at Campbellsville.
Mr. Cotham was a Giles County native and a retired farmer, the son of the late Henry and Victoria Murray born Feb. 23, 1902.
Surviving are his four sisters, Laura K. Walker and Jennie Mae Franklin, both of Lynnville, Molene Jackson, Louisville, Ky., Rosey Marsh, Pulaski; two brothers, Murray Cotham, Pulaski, Eugene Cotham, Belfast. A host of nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends are left to mourn his loss.

COTHAM, Martha Tidwell OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 05 Jan 1989
Mrs. Martha Tidwell Cotham, 78, of Lawrenceburg, died Wednesday, Dec. 28, 1988, at Meadowbrook Nursing Home in Pulaski. Funeral services were held Monday, Jan. 2, at Abraham McKissack Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Winford Smith officiating. Burial was in Morris Town Cemetery in Campbellsville. Queen Ann Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Cotham was the daughter of the late Samuel and Laura Kate Scott Tidwell and was married to the late Orddie Cotham. She was a member of the First Baptist Church at Bodenham.
Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Mary A. Wade of Pulaski; three grandchildren, S/Sgt. Leon R. Wade, Jr., of Presidio, Calif., Ms. Laurie A. Wade of Pulaski, Mrs. Audrey W. Sweatt of Nashville; three grandsons, Johnathon W. Sweatt and Michael R. Sweatt, both of Nashville, Ricardo C. Strangeland of Pulaski; two sisters, Mrs. Anna Lou Larkin of Louisville, Ky., Mrs. Mary Glenn of Columbia; two brothers, Mack Clyde Tidwell of Pulaski, Willie Tidwell of Columbia; several nieces and nephews.

COTHAM, Murray OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 18 May 1983
Mr. Murray Cotham, 89, Pulaski, died Monday, May 16, 1983 at Giles County Hospital. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 18, 15 Old Zion Primitive Baptist Church with burial in Morris Town Cemetery, Campbellsville.
A Giles County native, he was the son of the late Henry and Victoria Murray Cotham. He was a deacon of his church and was a retired farmer.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Mattie Joy Cotham, Pulaski; one step-son, Alfred Whitfield, Indianapolis, Ind.; one step-daughter, Mrs. Mary Stearns, Leeds, Alabama; one brother, Eugene Cotham, Belfast; four sisters, Mrs. Laura Walker and Mrs. Jennie Franklin, both of Lynnville, Mrs. Rosie Marsh, Pulaski, and Mrs. Molene Jackson, Louisville, KY; and four step-grandchildren.
Queen Ann Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

COTTEN, Mildred Roland OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 19 Jul 1983
Mildred Roland Cotten, 74, died Sunday, June 26 at Glenwood Nursing Home in Florence, Alabama.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, June 28, at Zelking and Son Funeral Home Chapel in Florence, with the Rev. Billy Grain officiating. Burial took place in Elkton Cemetery.
A native of Elkton, Mrs. Cotten was a member of the Elkton Methodist Church. She was the daughter of the late George and Pearl Branch Roland.
Survivors include, one son, Fred Morris Cotten of Florence; three sisters, Mrs. Mannie Brown of Ardmore, Mrs. Wilma Ivy and Mrs. Frances McNeese of Elkton; and one brother, Billy Roland of Elkton.

COX, Donald M. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 08 Feb 1983
Donald M. Cox, 71, of Florence, Ala., formerly of Pulaski, died on Sunday, February 6, 1983 at the Florence Hospital after an extended illness.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, Feb. 8 at 3:00 p.m. at Brown Services Funeral Home in Decatur, Ala. Burial followed in Rose Lawn Memorial Gardens in Decatur.
Survivors include a daughter, Karen Jhnson of Dallas, Texas; two sons, Donald E. Cox of Danville, KY, and Terry L. Cox of Gatlinburg, TN; five grandchildren and one great-child; three sisters, Mrs. Edith Beddingfield of Rogersville, AL, Mrs. Pauline McMeans and Mrs. Elizabeth Rose, both of Florence, AL; two brothers, Paul Cox of Nashville, TN and Herbert Cox of Oak Ridge, TN; a step-mother, Mrs. Myrtle Cox of Rogersville, AL; two half-sisters, Mrs. Willie Don Mitchell of Athens, AL and Mrs. Dixie Ruth Kelly of Trinity, AL; and one half-brother, Billy Cox of Rogersville, AL.

COX, Elizabeth Eslick OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 22 Oct 1980
Elizabeth Eslick Cox, 65, died Tuesday October 21, 1980 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Knoxville. A Pulaski native, the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Grady Eslick, Mrs. Cox' funeral services will be held Friday October 24 at 2:00 p. m. at Brown Funeral Home in Decatur, Ala. Burial in Rose Lawn Memorial Gardens in Decatur.
Survivors include her husband, Donald M. Cox and three children, Don E. Cox, Danville, Ky., Terry Lane Cox, Gatlinburg and Karen Cox, Dallas, Texas; five grandchildren.
The family will receive friends Thursday Oct. 23 from 7-9 p.m. at the Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, please give to the Lung Association.

COX, Hubert C. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 15 Jun 1982
Hubert C. Cox, 70, of Centerville, Tenn., died on Thursday, June 10, 1982, at Hickman County Hospital in Centerville.
Funeral services were conducted at 10:30 a. m. on Saturday, June 12 at Carr and Erwin Chapel by the Reverend Mack Pinkelton. Burial followed in Maplewood Cemetery.
Mr. Cox was the son of the late Augbert and Velma Haley Cox.
He is survived by one brother, Jack Cox of Pulaski.

COX, Irene Attkisson OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 16 Jun 1987

Mrs. Irene Attkisson Cox, 66, of Nashville, died Sunday, June 7, 1987, at Edgefield Hospital in Nashville. Funeral services were held Tuesday, June 9, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with Don Michael officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Cox was the daughter of the late J. L. and Lela Jean Wisdom Attkisson. She was employed by Aladdin Electronics in Nashville.
Survivors include two brothers, Clyde Attkisson of Oak Ridge and W. B. Attkisson of Terrell, Texas; five sisters, Ruth Jennings of Nashville, Mae Cook and Mary E. Dunnavant, both of Pulaski, Mamie and Jennie Attkisson, both of Columbia.

COX, John Edward OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 05 Jan 1983
Mr. John Edward Cox, 75, Pulaski, died Wednesday, December 29, 1982 at Giles County Hospital. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 31 at Queen Ann Funeral Home with burial in Maplewood Cemetery, John Tucker officiating.
A native of Giles County, he was the son of the late Lee Roy and Dodgie Buford Cox. Although Mr. Cox leaves no immediate survivors, he made his home with Mr. and Mrs. Robert Cox, cousins of the deceased.

COX, John Marshal OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 21 Feb 1989
John Marshal Cox, 70, died Saturday, Feb. 11, 1989, at Hillside Hospital. Funeral services were held Wednesday at Queen Ann Funeral Home with Rev. Riley Tucker officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
Mr. Cox was a Giles County native and a retired restaurant cook.
Survivors include two sisters, Mrs. Corinne Daly and Mrs. Sallie Taylor, both of Pulaski; one brother, Calvin Cox, Youngstown, OH and several nieces and nephews.

COX, Leon Jr. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 06 Dec 1983
Leon Cox, Jr., an Equal Opportunity officer of the Central Office, U. S. Veteran Administration, Washington, D. C., died Saturday, December 3, 1983.
He was the son of Mrs. Ophelia F. Daly of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and Leon Cox of Louisville, Kentucky and was born in Pulaski. He a graduate of Bridgeforth High School and Fisk University, Nashville. He taught schools in New Port News, Virginia and St. Petersburg, Florida, and was a Former Field director for the N. A. A. C. P. in Atlanta, Georgia. He was a Presbyterian.
Besides his parents, his survivors include his wife, Mrs. Mattye Cox of Washington, D.C.; a sister, Mrs. Lydia C. Shanklin of Louisville, Ky.; two uncles, Tom B. Fitzpatrick and Robert Fitzpatrick, both of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; two aunts, Mrs. Cora Brown and Mrs. Florence Boone, both of Louisville, Ky.; one nephew, Lewis J. Cox, Jr.; two nieces, and mother-in-law, Mrs. Lois Kelly.
Funeral services were conducted by the Rev. W. A. Alexander, pastor of St. Andrews United Presbyterian Church, Nashville at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Decemeber 6, 1983. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery. Queen Ann Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

COX, Robert Lee Roy OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 29 Feb 1984

Mr. Robert Lee Roy Cox, age 40, died Wednesday, February 15, 1984, at the Veterans Hospital Administration Hospital, Nashville. Funeral services were held Sunday, February 19, at 1 p.m. at the Abraham McKissack Memorial Chapel with the Reverend Horace Marks officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Cox was a dairy farmer. He was married to Mrs. Mattie Louise Cox of Pulaski; she survives.
Other survives include two sons, James Robert Wright of Akron, Ohio and David Culberson of Cincinnati, Ohio, 7 grandchildren; two brothers, John M. Cox of Pulaski and Calvin W. Cox of Youngstown, Ohio; two sisters, Mrs. Sallie Taylor and Mrs. Corine Daly, both of Pulaski; 5 nieces and 5 nephews; mother-in-law, Mrs. Myrtle Wright, Akron, Ohio; two daughters-in-law, Mrs. Pearline Wright and Mrs. Karen Culberson; six sisters-in-law; five brothers-in-law; and several cousins. Queen Ann Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

COX, Willie Jo Stanford OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 17 Oct 1985
Mrs. Willie Jo Cox, 67, of Pulaski died Friday, Oct. 4, 1985, at Hillside Hospital. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with Paul McKissick officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, she was the daughter of the late Joe Stanford. She was married to the late Clay Cox.
Survivors include her mother, Mrs.Bonnie Lou Johns of Pulaski; one daughter, Mrs. Virginia C. Carter of Pulaski; one step-daughter, Marie C. Roberts of Winston Salem, N.C.; one grandchild and two step-grandchildren.

CRABB, Malcolm G. OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 22 Jun 1983
Mr. Malcolm G. Crabb, 76, Tuscumbia, Alabama, died Sunday, June 12, 1983, at University Hospital in Birmingham. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 14, at First Baptist Church, Tuscumbia, with Garver Carver and Wendall Klein officiating. Burial was in Colbert County Memorial Gardens.
A native of Lawrence County, he was a retired industrial engineer with Reynolds Metals in Tuscumbia.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Mildred Crabb, Tuscumbia; one daughter, Mrs. Leroy Wilson, Birmingham; one brother, Leo Crabb, Muscle Shoals, Alabaman; three sisters, Clara Henderson, Evelyn Luffman and Mabel Thomas, all of Leoma, and two grandchildren.

CRABB, Nancy J. Davis OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 09 Aug 1983
Mrs. Nancy J. Crabb, age 79, of Michigan City, Indiana, died August 2, 1983, at East Chicago, Indiana.
Funeral services were held at Carr and Erwin Chapel on Saturday, August 6th at 4:00 p.m. with Tim McCafferty officiating. Burial was in Minor Hill Cemetery.
Mrs. Crabb was married to the late Charlie S. Crabb and was the daughter of the late Thomas and Mandy Davis.

Survivors include two sons, David Crabb and Thurman Crabb, both of Michigan City, Indiana; five daughters, McKella Wallace of Benton Harbor, Michigan, Inez Comer of Michigan City, Indiana, Blondina Smith of Lynnville, Marcella Cottrell and Juanita White, both of Michigan City, Indiana; three sisters, Effie White, Ellie Wright and Lucy Ridgeway, all of Pulaski; 20 grandchildren; 22 great grandchildren; and 8 great great grandchildren.

CRABTREE, Charles Hubert OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 15 Jun 1982
Charles Hubert Crabtree, 6, of Lavergne, Tenn., died on Wednesday, June 9, 1982, in Davidson County.
Graveside services were conducted at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, June 11 at Giles Memory Gardens with Kerry Cleghorn officiating.
A native of Davidson County, young Crabtree was the son of Ray and Brenda Solomon Crabtree of Lavergne, Tennessee.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by one brother, Lyndall Ray Crabtree, Jr. of Lavergne; paternal grandparents. Mr. and Mrs. Rayford Crabtree of Petersburg, Tenn.; maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles M. Soloman of Pulaski; three great-grandparents, Mrs. G. F. Solomon of Pulaski, Mrs. Bessie Crabtree and Mrs. Hubert Rhodes, both of Petersburg.

CRABTREE, Frances McNeese OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 11 Oct 1984
Frances McNeese Crabtree, 67, of Pulaski, died Wednesday, October 10, 1984, at Hillside Hospital. A native of Giles County, she was the daughter of the late Carl Wynn and Rachel Austin McNeese. She was retired from Genesco.
Funeral services were to be held at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, October 11, at Carr and Erwin Chapell, Paul Allen officiating, with burial in Elkton Cemetery.
Survivors include one daughter, Sandra C. Shores, Pulaski; son-in-law, Buddy Shores of Pulaski; one brother, Floyd McNeese, Elkton, three sisters, Ruby Wilburn, Lynnville, Elvina Massey, Elkton, Rebecca Ray, Pulaski; two grandchildren, Missy and Jimmy Shores of Pulaski.

CRABTREE, Jimmy Edward OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 15 Nov 1988
Jimmy Edward Crabtree was pronounced dead on arrival at Athens-Limestone Hospital at 4:45 p.m. Thursday. Limestone County, Ala. Coroner Mike West said the victim died of a gunshot wound in the back.
He was accidently shot by his brother, Steve Crabtree. Both men lived at home. They were the sons of Ardmore, Tenn. Councilman Raymond and Elise Crabtree.

CRABTREE, Lillie Brewer OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 23 Jan 1980
Mrs. Grover C. (Lillie Brewer) Crabtree, age 83, of Limestone, TN (Green County) died Tuesday January 15 in Laughlin Memorial Hospital, burial was in Mt. Bethel Cemetery.
"Miss Lillie" as she was affectionately known was born in Pulaski, one of three children of the late Samuel Richardson Brewer and Alice Nevils Brewer. She graduated from Giles County College at the age of sixteen and immediately went to work as a merchandise clerk in a local store, the first woman of Pulaski to seek outside employment. A few years later she accepted a job as chief Supervisor for the Cumberland Telephone and Telegraph Company later to become the Southern Bell Telephone Company.

In December of 1979, she was honored in Limestone for her many accomplishments in Church, school and civic affairs. She helped establish the Watauga Regional Library, served as rain gauge observer for the T. V. A. and helped establish the Greene Valley Developmental Center in 1973. For fifty years, she served as a correspondent for the Greeneville Sun.
Mrs. Crabtree is survived by seven daughters and two sons. Among her Giles County relatives are a niece, Jeane B. Long, Step-mother, Mrs. Florence Brewer; four half-sisters, Mrs. Alice Hyatt, Mrs. Louise Fry, Mrs. Lena Jo Barnett, Mrs. Betty Gulley, two half-brothers, J. W. and Gilbert Brewer, and two step sisters, Mrs. Irene Holley, Mrs. Laura Reed, a step-brother, Allen Glossup.
Mrs. Crabtree was able to visit with her many friends and relatives in Pulaski in October of 1979. Jeane Long and Lena Jo Barnett have returned home after attending the funeral and spending several days with the Crabtree family.

CRABTREE, Maggie Lee Boyd OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 29 Jan 1985
Mrs. Maggie Lee Boyd Crabtree, 76, Route 1, Prospect, died on Saturday, January 25, 1985, at West Side Hospital in Nashville.
A native of Giles County, she was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. William Boyd and was married to the late Alga Thomas Crabtree. She was a member of the Church of Christ.
Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Monday, January 28, at Bennett May Chapel, with burial in Kedron Cemetery.
Survivors include two sons, Billy Crabtree of Lenoir City, Tennessee, and Larry Crabtree of Nashville; four sisters, Mrs. Verda Ruth Wilson, Tanner, Alabama, Mrs. Lucille Lewis and Mrs. Dezzie Smith, both of Athens, Alabama, and Mrs. Irene Filbeck of Fayetteville, North Carolina; three brothers, James O. Boyd, Robert Boyd and William E. Boyd, all of Athens; 11 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

CRABTREE, Sallie Will Glenn OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 05 Jun 1984
Mrs. Sallie Will Crabtree, 76, Boonshill, died on Thursday, May 31, 1984, at Pulaski Health Care Center. A native of Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late Will and Margaret March Glenn. She was a retired teacher in the Lincoln County school system.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 2, at Ralston-McCauley Funeral Home with burial in Boonshill Cemetery, Don Thomas officiating.
Survivors include two grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

CRAIG, Marie Jackson OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 31 Oct 1989
Mrs. Marie Craig, 67, of Athens, Ala., died Thursday, Oct. 16, 1989, at her residence. Funeral services were held Saturday, Oct. 28, at Limestone Chapel Funeral Home in Athens, with burial in Roselawn Cemetery, also in Athens.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Craig was the daughter of the late Junis and Nina Shell Howard Jackson. She was a member of Salem Springs Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband, Cleatus Craig of Athens; two daughters, Sandra Baker and Rene Darmer, both of Athens; two brothers, Wilburn Jackson of West Point, Tenn., Albert Jackson of Goodspring; four sisters, Willie Mae Beard of Abernathy, Texas, Ethel Powell and Helen Hagood, both of Minor Hill, Elizabeth Craig of Madison, Ala.; three granddaughters.


CRAIG, Rosie Mae Walls OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 24 Sep 1985
Mrs. Rosie Mae Walls Craig, 83, of Lawrenceburg, died recently at Crockett General Hospital. Funeral services were held at 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20, at North Funeral Home with Odis Farrington officiating. Burial was in Lawrence County Memorial Garden.
She was the daughter of the late Robert and Salley Reddin Walls and was married to E. B. Craig.
Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Allie Mae King of Florida; two sons, John and Morris
Craig, both of Lawrenceburg; five sisters, Mrs. Pearl Newton, Mrs. Ruby Newton, Louise Vernon, Elmer Journey, all of Pulaski, Mrs. Mary Newton of Chattanooga; one brother, Clarence Walls of Pulaski; seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

CRAIG, Ruby May Register OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 16 Mar 1982
Mrs. Ruby May Register Craig, 95, of Lawrenceburg, died at Scott Memorial Hospital on Monday, March 15, 1982.
Funeral services will be on Wednesday, March 17 at 1:30 p.m. at North Funeral Home Chapel in Lawrenceburg. Clifton Johnson will officiate with burial in Mimosa Cemetery.
A native of Dickson, Mrs. Craig was the wife of the late Elvin Leroy Craig. She is survived by three sons, Frank Craig and Dr. Charles Craig, both of Lawrenceburg and David Craig of Orlando, Florida.
Additional survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Freda Martin of Pulaski and three grandchildren.

CRAIG, Solon C. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 6 Feb 1980
Funeral services for a Giles County native, Solon C. Craig, 79, of Decatur, Ala., who died Monday, January 14 at Parkway Medical Center, were held Tuesday at 2:00 p. m. at Brown Service Chapel in that city by the Rev. Billy Stephenson. Interment was in Decatur City Cemetery.
Mr. Brown, who was reared at Anthony Hill, had made his home in Decatur for the past 50 years where he had been associated with the Nehi Bottling Company.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Christine Sheats Craig; three sons, Lt. Col. Sam C. Craig of Maxwell Air Force Base, Thomas Craig, of Durham, N. C. and Bob Craig of Decatur; a daughter, Mrs. Wanda Battles of Decatur; a stepson, Joe Carl of Midland, Texas; a brother, Elmo Craig of Lawrenceburg; 10 grandchildren and six great grandchildren.

CRAIG, William Ewell OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 04 Oct 1988
Mr. William Ewell Craig, 83, of Millerville, Tenn., died Monday, Sept. 26, 1988, at a Nashville hospital. Funeral services were held Thursday, Sept. 29, at Colen Gannet Chapel with burial in Forrest Lawn.
Mr. Craig was a Minor Hill native and the son of the late John and Ella Pickett Craig. Survivors include one son, J. C. Willeby; three daughters, Lena Mae Brahe, Mary Cole and Bonnie Inman; three sisters, Hattie Jones of Pulaski, Myrtle Hill of Salem, Ala., and Pearl Williams of Nashville; 37 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.

CRAWFORD, Martha Murray OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 14 Mar 1989

Martha Murray Crawford, 73, Fayetteville, TN, died Thursday, March 9, 1989, at Huntsville Hospital in Huntsville, Ala.
Funeral services were held Saturday at Ralston McCauley Funeral Home in Fayetteville with Bill Shouse officiating. Burial was in Riverview Memorial Gardens.
Mrs. Crawford was a Giles County native and the daughter of the late Edward H. and Susan Lillard Murray.
Survivors include her husband, Dr. Reuben Crawford, Fayetteville; two daughters, Laura Kinkle and Carol Stovall, both of Fayetteville; one sister, Mrs. Harriet Arnold, Pulaski; four grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

CREECY, Hollon Levan OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 22 Mar 1983
Hollon Levan Creecy, 53, of 620 Willow View Drive in LaVergne, Tenn., died on Tuesday, March 15, 1983 at Veterans Hospital in Nashville. Funeral services were conducted by the Rev. Mack Pinkelton at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 17. Burial followed in Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Creecy was veteran of the Korean War and a carpenter. His wife, Mary L. Campbell Creecy of LaVergne, survives. He was the son of the late James Scott and Bertha Clay Gaines Creecy.
Survivors include one son, James S. Creecy of LaVergne; two daughters, Mrs. Debbie Hagan, of College Grove, Tenn. and Mrs. Holly Cole of Christiana, Tenn.; two step-daughters, Mary Ann Ealy of Franklin and Shertey Bowen of Alexandra, VA; two brothers, James Creecy of Franklin and John Creecy of Pulaski; one sister, Mrs. Louise Jenkins of Columbia and seven grandchildren.

CRENSHAW, Delcie Staten OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 15 Nov 1983
Mrs. Delcie Staten Crenshaw, 54, of Route 3, Pulaski died November 10, 1983, at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville.
Funeral services were held at the Dixon Chapel Presbyterian Church in Pulaski Monday, November 14, 1983, at 11:00 a.m. with the Reverend A. B. Stewart officiating. Burial was in the Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Crenshaw was a teacher in the Giles County School System.
Survivors include her husband, Rev. James Crenshaw of St. Louis, Mo.; one son, James M. Crenshaw of Eutha, Alabama; one step-son, James J. Crenshaw, III, Nashville; mother, Mrs. Mary S. Holt of Pulaski; four brothers, Ellis Ray Tucker of Pulaski, Ronnie Hubert Tucker of Nashville, Dallas A. Staten of Huntsvile, John T. Staten of Lansing, Michigan; two uncles, John Tucker and Archie Staten of Pulaski; two aunts, Victoria Curtis of Fayetteville, Earnestine Staten of Dellrose; two sisters-in-law, Mary Staten of Huntsville, Ala., Teresa Staten of Lansing, Michigan; three grandchildren, James Michel of Pulaski, James Ervin and Latoya of Nashville; two nieces; five nephews; one half-brother; and one half-sister.

CRENSHAW, William Albert OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 22 Dec 1987
Mr. William Albert Crenshaw, 56, of Pulaski, died Tuesday, Dec. 15, 1987, at his residence.
Funeral services were held Saturday, Dec. 19, at Jordan Funeral Home with the Rev. William Smith officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.

A native of Pulaski, Mr. Crenshaw was the son of the late Rev. and Mrs. E. E. Crenshaw. He was an outstanding football player in high school, earning the nickname "Bone Crusher" because of his tackling ability. He also was the outstanding player when the Bridgeforth High School football team won the state championship in 1951. He was a mechanic.
Survivors include five brothers, Charles and Oliver Crenshaw, both of Pulaski, Vernon Crenshaw of Nashville, Herbert Crenshaw of Indianapolis, Ind., James Abby Crenshaw of Detroit, Mich.; two sisters, Mrs. Grace Cotten of Nashville, Mrs. Henrietta Anthony of Gary, Ind.

CREWS, Lillian Bassham OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 02 Dec 1986
Mrs. Lillian Bassham Crews, 85, of Lawrenceburg, died Thursday, Nov. 27, 1986, at Maury County Hospital in Columbia.
Funeral services were held Friday, Nov. 28, at North Funeral Home Chapel with Bobby Sims officiating. Burial was in Fall River Cemetery.
Mrs. Crews was the daughter of the late Thomas A. and Selena Craig Bassham. She was the mother of the late Joyce Beeler.
Survivors include her husband, Joe F. Crews of Lawrenceburg; one son, Edward Crews of Elizabethton, Tenn.; four daughters, Elaine Staggs and Jean Stamps, both of Lawrenceburg, Margie White of Lewisburg, Jeanette Isbell of Decatur, Ala.; two brothers, Allen Bassham of Lawrenceburg, Addric Bassham of Florida; five sisters, Elsie Howell of Leoma, Lorene Howell, Susie Lucus and Catherine Abernathy, all of Pulaski, Mildred Williams of Illinois; 18 grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren and three step-great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Lillian Bassham Crews,


CRIBBS, Spy Franklin OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 28 May 1985
Spy Franklin Cribbs, 62, died Saturday, May 18, 1985 at Veterans Hospital in Birmingham. Funeral services were held May 21 at 2 p.m. at Carr and Erwin Chapel with burial in Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, he was the son of the late Spy and Lota White Cribbs, Sr.
Survivors include three half-brothers, W. C. Neely of Dawson, Georgia, Edd Neely, Pulaski, Erman Neely, Michigan; two sisters, Lois White, Huntsville, Aleda Hatten, Michigan; two half-sisters, Corrine Fain, Lester, Ala.; and Mabel Jackson, Muscle Shoals, Ala.; five grandchildren.

CRICK, William Silas OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 19 Nov 1980
Funeral services for William Silas Crick, 51, a farmer of Route 1, Frankewing, who died Friday, November 14, 1980, in Giles County Hospital, were conducted Sunday at 1:00 p. m. at Carr and Erwin Chapel with interment in Talley Cemetery, Lincoln County. The Rev. Mack Pinkelton officiated.
Mr. Crick was a native of Marshall County.
Survivors include his parents, Wesley Glen and Erma Bradford Crick, Cornersville; two sons, Jeff Crick and Greg Crick, Fayetteville; two daughters, Miss Tracey Crick and Mrs. Babette Hickman, Pulaski; a brother, Thomas Crick, Petersburg and two grandchildren.

CRONEY, Joe D. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 02 Dec 1986
Mr. Joe D. Croney, 77, of Ardmore, Ala., died Saturday, Nov. 28, 1986, at Hillside Hospital.
Funeral services were held Monday, Dec. 1, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with Jay Hoppus officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Tennessee, Mr. Croney was the son of the late Joseph Burgess and Delia Hobbs Croney. He was retired from Genesco.
Suvivors include his wife, Mary R. Croney of Ardmore, Ala.; three daughters, Lagatha Paysinger of Ardmore, Tenn., Betty Beggs of Athens, Ala., Jo Ann Ronza of Memphis; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

CROOK, Eddie W. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 19 Jan 1988
Mr. Eddie W. Crook, 60, died Sunday, Jan.10, 1988, in Kentucky. Funeral services were held Saturday, Jan. 16, at Jordan Funeral Home. Burial was in Kimbrough Cemetery.
Survivors include his mother, Laura Emma Crook of Pulaski; three sisters, Orene Humphrey, Carrie Willingham, and Annie Abernathy, all of Pulaski.

CROSS, Eugene Newsline 20 Nov - 27 Nov 1984
Eugene Cross, 37, of 516 Mitchell Street, died November 17, 1984, at his residence. Funeral services will be November 21 at 11 a.m. at Dixon Chapel Presbyterian Church with Rev. Douglas Coleman officiating. Burial will be in Maplewood Cemetery.
A native and lifelong resident of Pulaski, TN, Mr. Cross was a 1965 graduate of Bridgeforth High School. He served as a sergeant in the Air Force from 1965 until 1968, was a graduate of Martin College and Warren Wilson College in Swannanoa, NC., with a BS degree. He worked as a junior counselor at Warren Wilson College and was a member of the Dixon Chapel Presbyterian Church.
Survivors include his parents, Rev. and Mrs. Raymond Cross; four sisters, Mrs. Annie Abernathy, Mrs. Carol Randolph, Mrs. Naomi Brown, all of Pulaski; and Mrs. Deborah Huff of Atlanta, GA; five brothers, Raymond Cross, Jr., and William E. Cross, both of Nashville, Robert Cross, Nelson Cross, Stanford Cross, all of Pulaski.

CROOK, James Wayne OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, __ Oct 1981
James Wayne Crook, a native of Giles County, died on Saturday, October 3, 1981, in Louisville, Ky. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, October 8, in Louisville, with burial there.
Mr. Crook is survived by his father, Wiley Crook of Louisville; four sisters, Mrs. Martha Louise Mason and Beverly Jane Crook, both of Pulaski, Betty Jean Crook of Nashville and June Juanita Crook of Louisville; seven brothers, Oscar, Wiley Junior, Thomas, Larry and Morris Crook, all of Louisville, and Carl and Duel Ray Crook, both of Pulaski.

CROOK, Laura Emma Kimbrough OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 12 Oct 1989

Mrs. Laura Emma Crook, 83, died Tuesday, Oct. 10, 1989, at her residence. Funeral services will be held at 12 noon Saturday, Oct. 14, at Anthony Hill Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. O. L. McWilliams officiating. Burial will be in Kimbrough Cemetery. Jordan Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Crook was the daughter of the late Edd and Melissa Whitsey Kimbrough and was married to the late Sammie Crook. She was a member of Anthony Hill Missionary Baptist Church.
Survivors include two sons, Sammie and Earnest Crook, both of Bridgeport, Conn.; two daughters, Carrie Willingham and Annie Abernathy, both of Pulaski; 23 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; eight great-great-grandchildren; one brother, Howard Kimbrough of Nashville.

CROSS, Beverly Ruth Uselton OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 19 Jan 1989
Beverly Ruth Cross, 69, died Monday, Jan. 16, 1989 at Lewisburg Nursing Home. Funeral services were held Wednesday, Jan. 18, at Bennett May Chapel with Mack Pinkelton officiating. Burial was in Lynnwood Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Cross was the daughter of the late R. F. and Elree Abernathy Uselton. Survivors include her husband, Rufus Wilburn Cross; five daughters, Mrs. Betty Walker, Antioch, Mrs. Martha Dodson, Columbia, Mrs. Lola Staggs, Lynnville, Mrs. Peggy Adair and Mrs. Shirley Young, both of Lewisburg; one sister, Mrs. Louise Johnson; 10 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

CROSS, Thomas Nelson OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 26 Nov 1985
Thomas Nelson Cross, 47, of Pulaski, died Saturday, Nov. 23, 1985, at Hillside Hospital.
Funeral services were to be held at noon Tuesday, Nov. 26, at St. Paul A.M.E.Church with the Rev. Fred Harris officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery at St. Paul Agnew. Jordan Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
A native of Giles County, he was the son of the late Rev. and Mrs. Raymond Cross, Sr. He was a member of St. Paul A.M.E. Church and was an employee at Holley's Printing Co.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Bobbie Cross; two daughters, Cheryl and Stephanie Cross of Pulaski; son, Sgt. Thomas K. Cross of Ft. Bliss, Texas; four brothers, Robert and Stanley Cross, Pulaski, William Cross and Raymond Cross, Jr., both of Nashville; four sisters, Mrs. Deborah Huff of Atlanta, Ga., Mrs. Annie Abernathy, Mrs. Carol Randolph, Mrs. Naomi Brown, all of Pulaski.

CROSS, Zora Francis OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 25 Jan 1983
Mrs. Zora Francis Cross, 94, died Wednesday, January 19, 1983 at Maury County Hospital. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Fri., Jan. 21, at Oaks and Nichols Funeral Home, Columbia, with burial in Lynnwood Cemetery, Lynnville, Pat Goodloe officiating.
A native of Giles County, she was the daughter of the late James B. Francis and Liza Boatright Francis and was married to the late Audie M. Cross.
She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Ed Peden, Russellville, Kentucky and Mrs. E. B. Thuran, Lynnville; two sons, Wilburn Cross, Nashville, and Malcolm Cross, Pennsylvania; one brother, Robert Francis, Columbia; 19 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren and 20 great-great-grandchildren.

CROSSLIN, J. W. Jr. OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 13 Apr 1989

Mr. J. W. Crosslin, Jr., 74, of Pulaski, died Wednesday, April 5, 1989, at his residence, following a lengthy illness. Funeral services were held Friday, April 7, 1989 at Bennett May Chapel with the Rev. Judson Hays officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Bedford County, Mr. Crosslin was the son of the late Effie Lee and James W. Crosslin, Sr. He was a member of the Baptist Church and was owner and operator of Crosslin's Tavern in Pulaski for over 35 years.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Ellen Young Crosslin of Pulaski; one daughter, Brenda Kimbrough of Pulaski; one son, James W. "Buddy" Crosslin of Pulaski; four grandchildren, Joey and Cherie Kimbrough, Tammy and Dawn Crosslin, all of Pulaski; one great-grandchild, J. W. Kimbrough of Pulaski; two sisters, Mrs. Jennie Lee Frazzell of Murfreesboro, Mrs. Lois Binkley of Shelbyville and several half-sisters and half-brothers.

CRUMBLEY, Leo OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 19 May 1982
One of three men involved in the April 22 shooting incident with county investigator Rick Jernigan has died in Huntsville Hospital. Leo Crumbley of Weaver, Ala., sustained gunshot wounds to the head in the incident on a deserted farm just over the Lincoln County line during an attempted robbery and possible kidnapping in which Jernigan and Alabama Livestock Investigator Joe Scott posed as Alabama cattle buyers.
Crumbley died at 8:15 Saturday night, after surviving a week off the life support system which sustained him following his admission to the hospital three and one half weeks earlier. He was buried near Anniston, Ala., following funeral services at 3 p.m. on Monday.

CRUMLEY, James Lewis OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 04 Oct 1983
Mr. James Lewis Crumley, 57, of the Crestwood Nursong Home, Manchester, Tennessee, died September 26, 1983, at the Coffee County Hospital, also in Manchester.
Funeral services were held at the Bennett-May Chapel Wednesday, September 28, at 1:00 p.m. with Brother G. C. Fox officiating. Burial was in the Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Crumley was a member of the Church of Christ. He was the son of the late Jesse and Leta Barnes Crumley.
Survivors include, four daughters, Mrs. Judy Michael of Franklin, Mrs. Kay Vanhooser, Mrs. Rita Hartley, Mrs. Freda Gilliam, all of Lewisburg; two sons, Jimmy Crumley of Bryson City, North Carolina, Larry Crumley of Murfreesboro; three sisters, Mrs. Robert Owen of Pulaski, Mrs. John L. Fox of Sheffield, Ala., Mrs. Garland Harwell of Manchester; two brothers, Homer Crumley of Margate, Florida, Garland Swanner of Tupelo, Mississippi; and four grandchildren.

CRUMLEY, Leta Mae OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 31 Mar 1982
Mrs. Leta Mae Crumley, 87, died on Thursday, March 25, 1982, at Manchester General Hospital, Manchester, Tennessee.
A native of Giles County, she was the daughter of the late Lucas and Charlotte Crabtree Barnes and the wife of the late Jessie Crumley.
Funeral services were held at 1 p. m. Saturday, March 27, 1982, at Bennett-May Chapel, G. C. Fox officiating with burial in Maplewood Cemetery.

Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. Robert Owen, Pulaski, Mrs. John L. Fox, Sheffield, Ala., and Mrs. Garland Harwell, Manchester; three sons, James Crumley, Manchester, Homer Crumley, Margate, Florida, and Garland Swanner, Tupelo, Mississippi; 28 grandchildren, 38 great-grandchildren, and four great-great-grandchildren.

CRUTCHER, Woodrow Wilson OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 15 Nov 1984
Woodrow Wilson Crutcher, 71, died on Wednesday, November 14, 1984, at Bethany Health Care Center in Nashville.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, November 16, at Woodlawn Funeral Home, Nashville. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Stella.
Survivors include one son, James Crutcher of Georgia; a brother, J. Hillary Crutcher, Brentwood; two sisters, Dorsie and Catherine Crutcher, Nashville; and two grandchildren.

CULLENS, Virginia Story OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 17 Jun 1986
Mrs. Virginia Story Cullens, 67, of Fayetteville, died Wednesday, June 11, 1986, at Humana Hospital in Huntsville, Ala. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Friday, June 13, at First Baptist Church in Fayetteville with Eugene Flemming officiating. Burial was in Riverview Memorial Gardens. Higgins Funeral Home in Fayetteville was in charge of arrangements.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Cullens was the daughter of the late Shirley C. and Martha Parker Story and was married to the late C. T. Cullens.
Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Becky Miller of Fayetteville; three sisters, Mrs. Mary Jones of Wisconsin, Mrs. Lorene Elkins of Nashville, Mrs. Lois Hyatt of Huntsville, Ala.; two brothers, Raymond and Cordell Story, both of Pulaski; two grandchildren.

CULPEPPER, Izetta Belew OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 26 Mar 1987
Mrs. Izetta Culpepper, 75, of Pulaski, died Monday, March 23, 1987, at Hillside Hospital. Funeral services were held Wednesday, March 15, at Bennett May Chapel with Floyd Farris officiating. Burial was in Giles Memory Garden.
A native of Lauderdale County, Ala., Mrs. Culpepper was the daughter of the late Tilden and Jennie David Belew. She was a member of the Second Street Church of Christ.
Survivors include her husband, Alex Culpepper of Pulaski; one daughter, Mrs. Phyllis Dillbeck of Glendale, Calif.; one son, Glenn Culpepper of New Port Beach, Calif.; two grandchildren; four sisters, Mrs. Leo Hudson and Mrs. Clezelle Word, both of Athens, Ala., Mrs. Ruby Skeets of Pulaski; Mrs. Mable Poore of Woodhaven, Mich..; one brother, Buck Belew of Taylor, Mich.

CUMMINGS, Angielene Garrett OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 16 Aug 1988
Mrs. Angielene Cummings, 74, of Huntsville, Ala., died Monday, Aug. 8, 1988, at Huntsville Hospital. Funeral services were held Wednesday, Aug. 10, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with Paul McKissick officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Cummings was the daughter of the late James T. and Alice Hastings Garrett and was married to the late Joe H. Cummings.
Survivors include one daughter, Daisy J. Burke of Huntsville, Ala.; several nieces and nephews.


CUNNINGHAM, Orena Thornton OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 22 Dec 1982
Mrs. Orena Thornton Cunningham, 70, Cornersville, died Monday December 20, 1982 at St. Thomas Hospital, Nashville. Funeral services were scheduled for 10 a. m. Wednesday, Dec. 22 at Higgins Funeral Home, Fayetteville, with burial in Wright Cemetery.
She is survived by one son, Jimmy Cunningham; two daughters, Darwin Davis and Mae Bills, Brentwood; two brothers, Robert Thornton, Adrian, Mich.; and Leonard Thornton, Athens, Ala.; and five grandchildren.

CUNNINGHAM, Richard H. OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 05 Dec 1985
Mr. Richard H. Cunningham, 73, of Pulaski, died Monday, Nov. 25, 1985, at VA Hospital in Nashville. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 27, at Bennett May Chapel with Rev. William H. Moss officiating. Burial was in Giles Memory Gardens.
A native of Coffee County, he was the son of the late Richard H. and Callie David Cunningham.
Survivors include his wife, Glenna Cunningham of Pulaski; two sisters, Mrs. Betty Lou Grant of Prospect, Mrs. Jessie Ruth Rogers of Jonesboro, Ind.

CUNNINGHAM, Roy C. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 10 Apr 1984
Mr. Roy C. Cunningham, age 77, of Route 2, Prospect, died Friday, April 6, 1984, at Giles County Hospital.
Funeral services were held at 11:00 a. m. Monday, April 9, at Carr and Erwin Chapel, with burial in Prospect Cemetery. Bill Moss was the officiating minister.
A native of Coffee County, Tennessee, Mr. Cunningham was the son of Richard H. and Callie Davis Cunningham. Mr. Cunningham was a retired farmer.
Survivors include his wife, Louise Birdsong Cunningham of Prospect; four sons, Richard M. Cunningham of Grand Blanc, Michigan, Edward Gene Cunningham, Roy William Cunningham, Larry Ray Cunningham, all of Gas City, Indiana; two daughters, Evelyn Couch of Grand Blanc, Michigan and Linda Gibson of Pulaski; one brother, R. H. Cunningham of Prospect; two sisters, Betty Lou Grant of Prospect, Jessie Ruth Rogers of Jonesboro, Indiana; 15 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren.

CUNNINGHAM, Susie Holland OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 02 Aug 1988
Mrs. Susie Cunningham, 65, of Pulaski (the Brick Church community), died Thursday, July 28, 1988, at Baptist Hospital in Nashville. Funeral services were held Saturday, July 30, at Bennett May Chapel with the Rev. Robert L. Smith officiating. Burial was in Giles Memory Garden.
A native of Lincoln County, Mrs. Cunningham was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Holland. She was a member of the Brick Church Presbyterian Church.
Survivors include her husband, Leonard Cunningham of Pulaski (the Brick Church community); one son, Dwayne Cunningham of Pulaski; two grandchilden; two sisters, Mrs.Velma Garrison of Elkton, Mrs. Carlene Mitchell of Pulaski; one brother, Cecil Holland of Lincoln County.

CURRY, Richard Homer OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 11 Feb 1981

Funeral services for Richard Homer Curry, 68, of Pulaski, who died Wednesday, February 4 at Giles County Hospital, were held Sunday at 1:00 p. m. at Carr and Erwin Chapel by the Rev. Mack Pinkelton, Baptist minister. Interment was in Giles Memory Gardens.
Mr. Curry, a native of Iowa, was a retired employee of the Bendix Corp.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Ova Bell Curry; three sons, Richard F. Curry, Florida, Patrick M. Curry, Texas and Michael S. Curry, Belgium; three daughters, Mrs. Lori Jackson, Mrs. Virginia Henson and Mrs. Wanda Ables, Pulaski; nine grandchildren and one great grandchild.

CURRY, Robert Edwin OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 03 Oct 1989
Funeral services for Robert Edwin Curry, 67, will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at First United Methodist Church. The prominent banker, community and church leader died Sunday night of injuries sustained in an automobile accident.
A lifelong Methodist, Mr. Curry and his family belonged to Pulaski's First United Methodist Church where he taught the Fellowship Sunday School Class and served on numerous boards and committees.
In April 1944, he married the former Johnnie Meadows, who survives. The couple made their home in the Cedar Grove community.
Also surviving are four sons, Mike, president of First National Bank; Carroll, Tim and Stoney, all associated in operational phases of Curry Farms; three sisters, Mrs. Everly Eubank, Mrs. Sara White, Mrs. Mary Lou Legg, all of Pulaski; 12 grandchildren, Leslie, Sims, John, Gray, Clay, Elizabeth, Erin, Griffin, Denton, Mary Meadows, Mallory and Morgan Curry, all of Pulaski.
Mr. Curry was preceded in death by two brothers, Arney and Guy, both associated for many years in the operation of Curry Motors, and a sister, Mrs. Odell Howard.

CURTIS, Floyd Herman OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 04 Feb 1981
Funeral services for Floyd Herman Curtis, 91, of Columbia, who died Friday, January 23 in Columbia Nursing Facility following an extended illness, were held Sunday at 1:30 p. m. at Williams Funeral Home with interment in Rose Hill Cemetery, Columbia. Church of Christ ministers John Vaughn and Melvn Dugger were the officiants.
Mr. Curtis, a native of Giles County, was the son of the late Robert A. and Lura Ann Forline Curtis. He was married, in 1912 to the former Myrtle A. Walker, who survives, and in 1929 they moved to Columbia where he became service manager for the Dodge Motor Company In 1931 he established the F. H. Curtis Glass and Upholstery Co which he sold in 1958. He later operated a mirror and glass business at his residence until his retirement in 1972. For 40 years he preached for several Churches of Christ.
In addition to Mrs. Curtis survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Catherine Maxwell of Columbia; three sisters, Mrs. Iva Malone, Glasgow, Ky., Mrs. Mary Tucker, Elkmont, Ala., and Mrs. Oda Mayfield of Pulaski; two grandchildren and four great grandchildren.

CURTIS, Gertrude Propesh OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 13 May 1981
Funeral services for Mrs. Gertrude Curtis, 69, of Route 2, Leoma, who died Thursday, May 7 in Scott Memorial Hospital, were conducted Saturday at Carr and Erwin Chapel at 2:00 p. m. with burial in Lindsey Grove Cemetery. The Rev. Bernard Konig was the officiant.

A Lawrence County native, Mrs. Curtis was the daughter of the late Joe and Lula Shultz Propesh.
Survivors include her husband, Noble F. Curtis; a son, Freddie J.C. Curtis, Leoma; a daughter, Miss Lula Ann Curtis, Leoma; a sister, Mrs. Dorothy Koack, Lawrenceburg and one grandchild.

CURTIS, Gilbert King OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 22 Jun 1983
Mr. Gilbert King Curtis, 72, Elkton, died Monday, June 20, 1983, at Giles County Hospital. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 22, at Bennett-May Chapel with burial in Elkton Cemetery, Tommy Baker officiating.
A native of Giles County, he was the son of the late John and Lucy Watson Curtis and was a member of Bethany Presbyterian Church.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Elizabeth Curtis, Elkton; two daughters, Mrs. Doyle Bailey, Huntsville and Mrs. Don Mullins, Raleigh, N.C.; two sisters, Mrs. Harvey May, Elkton, and Mrs. Sara Ray, Tullahoma; one brother, Max Curtis, Memphis, and five grandchildren.

CURTIS, Lona Attkisson OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 09 Aug 1983
Mrs. Lona Attkisson Curtis, age 81, resident of Old Williamson Sport Pike, a widow of R. G. Curtis, died Friday at Maury County Hospital following an extended illness.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Oaks and Nichols Funeral Home with the burial at Polk Memorial Gardens.
Mrs. Curtis was a native of Giles County and the daughter of the late James L. and Lela Wisdom Attkisson. She was a member of the Eastside Church of Christ.
She is survived by five daughters, Mrs. Geneva Moore of Plano, Texas, Mrs. Martha Enouch of Sullivan, Illinois, Mrs. Lucille Allen of Lexington, Alabama, Mrs. Virginia Lindsey and Faye Pollard, both of Columbia; six sisters, Miss Mamie Attkisson, Mrs. Irene Cox, both of Columbia, Mrs. Ruth Jennings of Nashville, Miss Lizzie Dunnavant and Mrs. Mae Cook, both of Pulaski; two brothers, Clyde Attkisson of Oak Ridge and Upshaw Attkisson of Elmo, Texas; 14 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren.

CURTIS, Noble OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 26 Aug 1981
Funeral services for Noble Curtis, 74, who died Saturday, August 22 at his home on Route 2, Leoma, were held Sunday at 2:00 p. m. at Carr and Erwin Chapel with interment in Lindsey Grove Cemetery. The Rev. Leslie Smith was the officiant.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Curtis was the son of Mrs. Rosana Clark Curtis of Leoma who survives and the late Robert Curtis and was married to the late Gertrude Propesh Curtis. He was employed by the Giles County Highway Department.
Survivors in addition to his mother, include a son, Fred Curtis, Leoma; a daughter, Miss Lula Ann Curtis, Leoma; three brothers, Marvin Curtis, Kentucky, Paul Curtis, Florida and Alvin Curtis, Cal.; two sisters, Mrs. Bessie Smith and Mrs. Louise Brewster, Leoma and one grandchild.

CURTIS, Velma Lou Mitchell The Elk Valley Times 26 Apr 1989
Velma Lou Mitchell Curtis, 75, of Fayetteville, died Sunday (April 23, 1989) in the Huntsville Hospital following a brief illness.

Funeral services were conducted yesterday at the Fayetteville Chapel of the Ralston McCauley Funeral Home with the Rev. Bruce Potter officiating. Burial followed in the Bee Spring Cemetery.
A native of Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late Edgar and Hattie Bland Mitchell and a member of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church.
She is survived by her husband, Cletus Curtis of Fayetteville; a daughter, Lugenia Storey of Fayetteville, a sister, Thelma Curtis of Nokomis, Fla.; three grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

DAILY, James William OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 11 Mar 1986
Mr. James William Daily, 61, of Hazel Green, Ala., died Tuesday, March 4, 1986, at Humana Hospital in Huntsville, Ala. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 6, at Higgins Funeral Home in Fayetteville. Burial was in Charity Cemetery.
A native of Alabama, Mr. Daily was a member of the Baptist Church. He was an employee of Genesco in Pulaski.
Survivors include his parents, Knox and Lela Russell Daily of Hazel Green, Ala.; three sisters, Mrs. Lou Blount of Huntsville, Mrs. Lucy Land of Nashville, Mrs. Rachel Arlidge of New Market, Ala.; one brother, Jimmy Daily of Hendersonville; one step-daughter, Shirley Lovett of Pulaski; two step-sons, Jimmy and Charles Lovett, both of Columbia; two grandchildren; eight nieces and three nephews.

DALE, Lela Watson OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 2 Dec 1981
Mrs. Lela Watson Dale, 92, of Frankewing died November 27 in West Side Hospital, Nashville. Funeral rites were conducted Sunday afternoon at 2:00 o'clock at Carr and Erwin Chapel with interment in Franklin Cemetery. Officiants were the Rev. Jim Hamilton of Nashville and the Rev. Larry Holton.
A Tennessee native, Mrs. Dale was the daughter of the late Thomas and Emma Stovall Watson. She was married to the late Thomas Dale.
Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Robert I. Smith, Pulaski and Mrs. Dean McNeese, Frankewing; a brother, James Watson, Delina; three grandchildren and six great grandchildren.

DALE, William Coleman OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 27 Jun 1985
Mr. William Coleman Dale, 62, of Frankewing, died Tuesday, June 25, 1985, at his residence. A native of Giles County, he was the son of the late David W. and Sara Troxler Dale and was married to the late Frances Watson Dale.
Funeral services were to be held at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, June 27, at Bennett May Chapel with burial in Maplewood Cemetery, Rev. Larry Gillespie officiating.
Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Roger Harwell of Ardmore, Ala., Mrs. Gray Webster of Toney, Ala.; one son, Rickey Dale of Ardmore, Ala.; eight grandchildren; five sisters, Mrs. J. W. Haislip of Petersburg, Mrs. Hallie Conwell of Nashville, Mrs. Glenn Adams of Pulaski, Mrs. Nathan Nipp of Frankewing, Mrs. Billy Davis of Cornersville; one brother, Ike Dale of Pulaski.

DALY, Buford Arnett OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 21 Apr 1987

Buford Arnett Daly, 64, died Friday, April 10, 1987, in Nashville. Funeral services were held Tuesday, April 14, at the Dennis Funeral Home Chapel in Nashville, with Wallace Hancock officiating. Burial was in National Cemetery in Madison.
Survivors include his wife, Frances Carlean Daly; daughters, Coretha Mallard, Joyce Miller, and Leatrice Spaulding; three grandchildren, all of Ludowis, Ga.; father, Lewis Daly of Lynnville; brothers, Lewis G. Daly of Nashville, Thomas Daly of Arizona; sisters, Anna Calvert of Lynnville, Margaret Swanson and Mildred Jean Parker, both of Nashville, Jody Stall and Helen Wynn, both of Florida; one uncle, Joseph Trotter of Nashville.

DALY, Frances Young OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 25 Jun 1987
Mrs. Frances Young Daly, 76, of Signal Mountain, Tenn., died Monday, June 22, 1987, at her residence. Graveside services were held Wednesday, June 24, at Maplewood Cemetery with the Rev. Michael O'Bannon officiating.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Daly was the daughter of the late Amos and Gladys Browning Young and was married to the late Paul Daly. She was a member of the Methodist church.
Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Mary D. Richter of Signal Mountain; one granddaughter, one sister, Mrs. Clemons Caldwell of Danville, Ky.

DALY, Ira Tillman OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 09 Jul 1985
Ira Tillman Daly, 71, of Prospect, died Sunday, June 30, 1985, at his residence. A native of Alabama, he was the son of the late Asa and Mary Holland Daly.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 2, at Bennett May Chapel with burial in Daly Cemetery near Elkton, Rev. Dallas Ferguson officiating.
Survivors include his wife, Tennie Lee Daly of Nashville; one sister, Miss Ozie Daly of Prospect; and two brothers, Rabon Daly of Prospect, Knox Daly of Hazel Green, Alabama.

DALY, J. Rabon OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 14 Mar 1989
J. Rabon Daly, 78, 640 East Madison Street, Pulaski, died Wednesday, March 8, 1989, at his residence. Funeral services were held Thursday at Carr and Erwin Funeral Home with Pete Furnier officiating. Burial was in Daly Cemetery.
Mr. Daly was a native of Alabama and the son of the late Asa Tillman and Mary Lee Holland Daly. He was a retired farmer.
Survivors include several nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.

DALY, Julius OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 17 Apr 1984
Mr. Julius Daly, 75, of North Third Street, Pulaski, died Saturday, April 7, 1984, at the Veterans Administration Medical Clinic in Murfreesboro following a long illness.
Funeral services were held at 8:00 p.m. at the Abraham McKissack Memorial Chapel Wednesday, April 11, with Reverend Curtis Dial officiating. Final rites were held Thursday, April 12, at 10 a.m. at Batts Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Daly was the son of the late Mrs. Annie Lee Daly Abernathy.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Lillian Daly of Pulaski; one sister, Mrs. Elizabeth Daly of Pulaski; two brothers, Alphonso Daly of Detroit, Michigan and William T. Abernathy of Nashville; several nieces and nephews.
Mr. Daly was a veteran of World War II and was a retired chauffeur and truck driver.

DALY, Lewis OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 29 Oct 1987
Mr. Lewis Daly, 92, of Lynnville, died Thursday, Oct. 22, 1987, at the V. A. Medical Center in Nashville.
Funeral services were held Monday, Oct. 26, at Taylor Street Church of Christ with James Albert Bell officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery. Queen Ann Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Daly was the son of the late Peter and Alice Holt Daly and married to the late Mary J. Trotter Daly. He was a member of Taylor Street Church of Christ, where he was a Bible studies teacher for many years; was one of the oldest World War I veterans in Giles County; was a member of the former George Nichols American Legion Post until it disbanded; and was a retired employee of Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Ala.
Survivors include five daughters, Mrs. Anna Calvert of Lynnville, Mrs. Margaret Swanson and Mrs. Mildred Jean Parker, both of Nashville, Mrs. Joanne Stall and Mrs. Helen Wynne, both of Miami, Fla.; two sons, Lewis G. Daly of Nashville, Thomas Daly of Winslow, Ariz.; 17 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; a niece, Mrs. Rosetta Reed of Indianapolis, Ind.

DALY, Ozie Bell OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 27 Sep 1988
Miss Ozie Bell Daly, 83, of Prospect, died Wednesday, Sept. 21, 1988, at Hillside Hospital. Funeral services were held Friday, Sept. 23, at Bennett May Chapel with the Rev. Dalton Ferguson officiating. Burial was in Daly Cemetery in the Pleasant Hill community.
A native of Limestone County, Ala., Miss Daly was the daughter of the late Asa and Mary Holland Daly. She was a member of the Methodist church.
Survivors include one brother, John Rabon Daly of Prospect; several nieces and nephews.

DALY, Sallie L. Caldwell OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 09 Feb 1988
Mrs. Sallie L. Daly, 78, of Pulaski, died Tuesday, Feb. 2, 1988, at Hillside Hospital. Funeral services were held Friday, Feb. 5, at Jordan Funeral Home with the Rev. Riley Tucker officiating. Burial was in Phoenix Chapel Cemetery at Prospect.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Daly was the daughter of the late William and Betty Hedgepeth Caldwell.
Survivors include her husband, Sam Daly; three daughters, Mattie Daly of Pulaski, Alice Pearl Hargrove and Lucy Wilson, both of Nashville; one son, Sam W. Daly of Nashville; two grandsons and two great-grandsons.

DALY, Sam L. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 04 Apr 1989
Mr. Sam L. Daly, 83, of Pulaski, died Thursday, March 30, 1989, at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville. Funeral services were held Monday, April 3, at Jordan Funeral Home with the Rev. William H. Smith officiating. Burial was in Phoenix Chapel Church Cemetery in Prospect.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Daly was the son of the late Henry and Mattie Holt Daly. He was a retired barber, practicing his trade in Alabama, Kentucky and Tennessee.

Survivors include three daughters, Mattie Daly of Pulaski, Pearl Hargrove and Lucy Wilson, both of Nashville; one son, Sam W. Daly of Nashville; one sister, Edwina Douglas of Indianapolis, Ind.; one brother, Mack Daly of Indianapolis, Ind.; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

DANIEL, Annie Elizabeth Woodard OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 31 Mar 1987
Mrs. Annie Elizabeth Daniel, 79, of Pulaski, died Wednesday, March 25, 1987, at Southern Hills Hospital in Nashville.
Funeral services were held Friday, March 27, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with Rev. Mack Pinkelton officiating. Burial was in Lynnwood Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Daniel was the daughter of the late Charlie and Amanda May Woodard and was married to the late Marvin Luther Daniel.
Survivors include six sons, Robert, Charles, Dewey, Lonnie and Paul Daniel, all of Pulaski, Morris Daniel of California; five daughters, Elizabeth Gulley, Mildred Weldon and Margaret Morris, all of Pulaski, Fanny Furlano of New York, Bertha Pregnar of Pennsylvania; three brothers, James, Roy, and Allen Woodard, all of Pulaski; four sisters, Mrs. Ethel Adams of Louisville, Ky., Mrs. Clara Hill and Mrs. Margaret Parks, both of Nashville, Mrs. Louise Russell of Lynnville; 32 grandchildren and 37 great-grandchildren.

DARNELL, Elizabeth Dunlap OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 04 May 1987
Mrs. Elizabeth Dunlap Darnell, 76, of Goodspring, died Sunday, April 26, 1987, at Pulaski Health Care Center. Funeral services were held Monday, April 27, at Bennett May Chapel with the Rev. Nolen Brunson and the Rev. Clarence K. Stewart officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Darnell was the daughter of the late W. P. and Lizzie Mullins Dunlap. She was a member of the Methodist church and a retired school teacher.
Survivors include her husband, John S. Darnell of Goodspring; one brother, S. L. Dunlap of Nashville; several nieces and nephews.

DAUGHERTY, Charlie OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 23 Jun 1982
Charlie Daugherty, 93, of 502 North Third Street, died on Saturday, June 19, 1982, at Pulaski Health Care Center.
A native and lifelong resident of Pulaski, he was the son of the late Samuel and Priscilla Reynolds Daugherty. He was a World War I veteran. For more than 50 years he worked as a barbershop porter.
Funeral services were held at noon Tuesday, June 22, at Jordan Funeral Home, Frank Brooks officiating.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Sallie Daugherty; a sister, Mrs. Bessie Johnson; step-daughter, Mrs. Lois Cheatham; a step-grandson, nieces and nephews.

DAUGHTRY, George Oscar OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 21 Jun 1983
George Oscar Daughtry, 82, 502 Cleveland Street, Pulaski, died June 14, 1983 at Giles County Hospital.

Mr. Daughtry was the son of the late Edward and Ollie Hughes Daughtry and a retired barber.
Funeral services were held Thursday, June 16 at Carr and Erwin Chapel, with burial in Freeman Cemetery, Mack Pinkelton and J. W. Leatherwood officiating.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Ruth Warren Daughtry, Pulaski; three daughters, Mrs. Sue Martin, Mrs. Juanita Hoover, and Mrs. Jennie Bassham, all of Pulaski; one brother, Solon Daughtry, Pulaski; two sisters, Mrs. Ethel Kobeck and Ada Ruth Smith, Pulaski. Seven grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren also survive.

DAUGHTRY, Herman E. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 20 Mar 1984
Mr. Herman E. Daughtry, age 72, of 416 E. Taylor Street, Lawrenceburg, died March 15, 1984, at the Scott Memorial Hospital in Lawrenceburg. Funeral services were held in the Carr and Erwin Chapel at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 17, with Mack Pinkelton officiating. Burial was in Freeman Cemetery.
A native of Lawrence County, Mr. Daughtry was retired from the Ford Motor Company. He was the son of the late Wiley O. and Annie Newton Daughtry. He was married to Mrs. Mary Swain Daughtry; she survives.
Other survivors include, two sons, Marshall and David R. Daughtry, both of Lawrenceburg; one daughter, Mrs. Martha Chambers of Oneeda, Tennessee; two brothers, W. O. Daughtry of California, Jim Daughtry of Wisconsin; one sister, Mrs. Robert Tillman of Pulaski; 10 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren.
Carr and Erwin Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

DAVENPORT, Leda B. Rains OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 17 Jan 1984
Mrs. Leda B. Davenport, age 77, of Lakeshore Home for the Aged in Nashville, died January 13, 1984, at the West Side Hospital in Nashville. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, January 15, at the Bennett-May Chapel conducted by Bro. Nick Lee. Burial was in the Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Davenport was a member of the Church of Christ. She was married to the late Rupert Davenport and was the daughter of the late George H. and Emma Rains.
Survivors include, one son, James Carlton Davenport of Columbia; 4 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; four sisters, Mrs. Carrie Mae Williams of Nashville, Mrs. Irene Zeigler, Mrs. Katherine McMillion, and Razzie Pearl Johnson, all of Pulaski. Bennett-May Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

DAVENPORT, Robert William OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 13 Mar 1984
Mr. Robert William Davenport, age 76, of Lake Cormorant, Miss., died Thursday, March 8th, in Methodist Central Hospital in Memphis, after a long illness.
Funeral services were held on Saturday, March 10th at Forest Hills Mid-Town Funeral Home, Memphis.
Mr. Davenport, a native Giles Countian, was born August 6, 1907, the son of the late Robert Ira and Frances Reed Davenport.

Mr. Davenport is survived by his wife, Lola Kelly Davenport of Lake Cormorant, Miss. Other survivors are a sister, Mrs. Hilda Campbell of Pulaski; and two brothers, Pat Davenport of Nashville, Campbell Davenport of Pulaski.

DAVENPORT, Susie Lee OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 01 Jun 1982
Susie Lee Davenport, 89, of 1832 Kenmore Drive in Jackson, MS, died on Monday, May 24, 1982 at Hinds General Hospital in Jackson.
Funeral services were conducted by Mr. Tom Campbell at 10:00 a. m. on Wednesday, May 26 at Bennett-May Chapel. Burial took place in Evergreen Cemetery in Murfreesboro, TN where Mrs. Davenport was a native.
A retired teacher of public schools and a member of Alta Woods United Methodist Church, Mrs. Davenport was married to the late Charles Davenport.
She is survived by one son, Charles Davenport of Memphis, TN; one daughter, Mrs. Margaret Wainwright of Jackson, MS; 5 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren; and one brother, Robert Steele Lee of Nashville, TN.

DAVIDSON, Cora Moore OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 14 Sep 1989
Mrs. Cora Davidson, 83, of Pulaski, died Tuesday, Sept. 12, 1989 at Hillside Hospital. Funeral services were held Thursday, Sept. 14, at Bennett May Chapel with the Rev. J. Dallas Bass and Dr. J. David Miller officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Alabama, Mrs. Davidson was the daughter of the late Guy and Mamie Garrett Moore and was married to the late Mitchell Davidson. She was a member of the Methodist church and a retired secretary of Tennessee Valley Authority.
Survivors include two sisters, Mrs. Rebecca Newton and Mrs. Ozell Jasinski, both of Pulaski; three brothers, J. W. Moore of Lynnville, Floyd Moore of Aspen Hill, Earl Moore of Pulaski.

DAVIDSON, Cora Wooten OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 20 Jul 1982
Cora Birdie Davidson, 90, of Lynnville, TN, died on Monday, July 12, 1982 at Maury County Hospital.
Funeral services were conducted by Brother Mack Wheeler and Brother Billy Balkey at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 14 at Bennett-May Chapel. Burial followed in Lynnwood Cemetery.
A native of Bedford County, TN, and a member of the Church of Christ, Mrs. Davidson was the wife of the late John Mitchell Davidson and the daughter of the late John and Mary Eliza McNutt Wooten.
She is survived by several nieces and nephews.

DAVIDSON, Grady Wayne OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 15 Jul 1981
A 19 year old Giles County man, Grady Wayne Davidson, died Sunday July 12 in Giles County Hospital, after having been the victim of electrocution at his Goodspring mobile home on July 6. Davidson had been installing an antenna at his home when the antenna struck the power lines causing the high voltage to run through his body.
Ambulance attendants had revived Davidson through C. P. R. shortly after the incident occurred, but he had never regained consciousness.
Funeral services, conducted by the Rev. Mack Pinkelton, were held at 4:00 p. m., Tuesday, July 14 at Carr and Erwin Chapel , with burial in Bee Springs Cemetery.

An Alabama native, Davidson is survived by his wife, Sherri Rae Walls Davidson and two daughters, Wendy and Chasity Davidson of Pulaski; father, Mert C. Davidson, Jr. and mother Dorothy Davidson, both of Alabama; one sister, Pam Davidson of Pulaski, and his paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Mert Davidson, Sr. of Jasper, Ala.

DAVIDSON, James B. Jr. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 25 Nov 1981
Funeral services for James B. Davidson, Jr., 48, of Huntsville, Ala., who died in that city Tuesday November 17 at Huntsville Hospital, were held Thursday at 2:00 p. m. at Carr and Erwin Chapel with interment in Liberty Hill Cemetery. The Rev. Robert Earl Wilsford was the officiant.
Mr. Davidson, a Giles County native, was retired from service in the U. S. Marine Corps. He was a member of the Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Patricia A. Davidson; parents, Mr. and Mrs. James B. Davidson, Lynnville; three daughters, Mrs. Wanita Hardin, Mrs. Wyona Royal, and Mrs. Wanda Johnson, all of Camilla, Ga.; four step-sons, George L. Bailey, William D. Bailey, Aron P. Bailey, and Charles E. Bailey all of Huntsville, Ala. and five grandchildren.

DAVIDSON, James Benjamin OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 30 Jul 1987
James Benjamin Davidson, age 80, of Route 4, Camilla, Ga., died Tuesday, July 21, at Mitchell County Hospital in Camilla. Funeral services were held Friday, July 24 at Parker Funeral Home, Camilla, Ga. with the Rev. Walter Burgess of the Pleasant Hill Baptist Church officiating with burial in Pleasant Hill Cemetery.
He is the son of the late L. L. Davidson and Mattie Sewell.
Mr. Davidson is survived by his wife, Edna Lanier Davidson of Camilla, Ga.; one son, Robert L. of Camilla; two brothers, Maurice of Hudson, Fla. and Willie J. of Winter Haven, Florida; one sister, Mrs. Mary Reynolds, Lakeland, Fla.; 8 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

DAVIDSON, Kenneth M. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 22 Jul 1986
Kenneth M. Davidson died July 2, 1986, at his home in Nashville. Woodbine Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements and burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery.
Mr. Davidson was the son-in-law of Rubie H. Ball and the late Odell Ball of the Wales Community in Giles County.
A Kentucky native, he was retired after 32 years with the Internal Revenue Service. At the time of his death, he was the owner of Ken Davidson Tax Services in Clarksville.
Other survivors include his wife, Evelyn Ball Davidson, and children, Diane Galbriath, Donna Davidson, Randall Lee Davidson and Mark Davidson.

DAVIS, Amanda OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 11 Jan 1984
Amanda Davis, 3, died Friday, January 6, 1984, at Vanderbilt Hospital in Nashville. Funeral services were held Saturday, January 7, at Oaks and Nichols Funeral Home in Columbia, with burial in Lynnwood Cemetery at Lynnville.
She was the daughter of Terry and Debbie Sands of Lynnville.
Other survivors include grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Sands, of Lynnville.


DAVIS, Anthony Edward OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 04 Jun 1989
Air Force helicopter mechanic Anthony Edward Davis, 24, died Tuesday, May 21, 1985 in a motorcycle accident at Eglin Air Force Base, Fort Walton Beach, Florida. Funeral services were held Saturday, May 25 at Madison Funeral Home with burial in Polk Memorial Gardens.
Survivors include his parents, Donald and Sandra Davis of New Johnsonville, and John and Joyce Henderson of Hendersonville; five brothers, Troy, Shannon, Eric and Eddie Davis and Jonathan Henderson; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. George E. Davis of Pulaski and Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Hindman of Columbia.

DAVIS, Aubrey Haden OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 18 Mar 1986
Mr. Aubrey Haden Davis, 66, of Old Hickory, Tenn., died Friday, March 14, 1986, at Nashville Memorial Hospital. Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Monday, March 17, at Hermitage Memorial Chapel with burial in Hermitage Memorial Gardens.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Davis was the son of the late Silas and Mazie Davis. Survivors include his wife, Leona Davis; three daughters, Mrs. Jerry Kelley and Mrs. Kenneth Irions, both of Hermitage, and Mrs. William Waller of Franklin; one son, Larry Davis of Hendersonville; 11 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; three sisters, Mrs. Pearlie Springer of Florence, Ala., Mrs. Hattie Will Campbell of Minor Hill, and Mrs. Linda Eblen of Pulaski; eight nieces and nephews.

DAVIS, Blanche Parsons OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 14 Nov 1989
Mrs. Blanche Parsons, 83, of Pulaski, died Thursday, Nov. 9, 1989, at Crockett General Hospital in Lawrenceburg. Funeral services were held Saturday, Nov. 11, at Bennett May Chapel with the Rev. Larry Glass officiating. Burial was in Oak Grove Cemetery.
A native of Lawrence County native, Mrs. Davis was the daughter of the late George and Michle White Parsons and was married to the late Rufus Clarence Davis. She was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church.
Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. Mary Ann Schultz and Mrs. Almeda Shelton, both of Lawrenceburg, Mrs. Mamie Durham of Pulaski; two sons, W. C. Davis of Pulaski, Lewis Davis of Kingsport; 16 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Lorene Tucker of Decatur, Ala.

DAVIS, Cletus OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 06 Sep 1982
Mr. Cletus Davis, 51, Lawrenceburg, died Wednesday, September 29, 1982 in Crockett General Hospital, Lawrenceburg. Funeral services were held at 2:00 Friday, October 1 at Liberty Hill Baptist Church with burial in Rose Hill Cemetery, Robert Rooker and Ronnie Gay officiating.
A native of Lawrence County, he was the son of Mrs. Annie Dickey Davis of Lawrenceburg and the late James Davis. He was a member of the Baptist Church, and was an employee of Webster Industries, Inc.

Mr. Davis is survived by his wife, Mrs. Leola Flatt Davis, Lawrenceburg; a stepson, Howard D. Wright, Lawrenceburg; three stepdaughters, Darlene Wright and Mrs. Frances McGuire, Lawrenceburg and Mrs. Lura Wunner, Winter Haven, Fla.; three sisters, Mrs. Ruby Alexander, Lawrenceburg, Mrs. Gladys Yokley, Liberty Hill and Mrs. Annie Lou Towngett, Lawrenceburg; three brothers, James and Hughey Davis, Ethridge, and Truitt Davis, Detroit, Michigan; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. North Funeral Home in Lawrenceburg was in charge of arrangements.

DAVIS, Daney OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 9 Jan 1980
Funeral services for Mrs. Daney Davis, 85, of Pulaski, who died Monday, January 7 in Giles County Hospital, were conducted Wednesday at 2:00 p. m. at Bennett-May Chapel by the Rev. James D. Nave and the Rev. Mack Pinkelton. Interment was in Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Davis was the daughter of the late William Franklin and Orleana Noblett Davis and was married to the late William Luther Davis. She was a member of the Baptist Church.
Survivors include two daughters, Miss Eva Nell Davis, Pulaski and Mrs. Dorris Smith, Columbus, Ohio; two sons, Travis Davis and Bill Davis, Pulaski; three grandchildren; one great grandchild and one step grandchild.

DAVIS, David Adrian OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 23 Dec 1981
Retired state employee Adrian Davis, 72, died at West Side Hospital in Nashville on Monday, December 14 after an extended illness.
Funeral services were held at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 17 at Bennett May Chapel. Bro. Glen Chance officiated and burial followed in Minor Hill Cemetery.
A Giles County native, Mr. Davis resided at Route 6, Pulaski, and was a member of the Baptist Church. Mr. Davis is survived by his wife, Catherine Watson Davis. Mr. Davis was the son of the late Tom and Faustina White Davis.
Survivors include his wife Catherine Watson Davis of Franklin; 1 sister, Mrs. Clemice Gower Hickman of Pulaski; and several nieces and nephews.

DAVIS, Edward Grey OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 05 Sep 1985
Mr. Edward Grey Davis, 55, died Sept. 3, 1985, at Washington Hospital in Fremont, Calif. After serving nine years in the U. S. Army, he made his home in California. A native of Giles County, he was the son of the late Reba Mobley and William Hiram Davis of the Stella community.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with burial in Pleasant Hill Cemetery at Stella.
Survivors include his wife, Nony Geer Davis of Freemont, Calif.; one daughter, Mrs. John (Ann) Milbery of Dallas, Texas; two brothers, James W. Davis of Florence, Ala., Don O. Davis of Anderson, Ala.; and three sisters, Mrs. David (Evelyn) Smith of Athens, Ala., Mrs. Russell (Marie) Appleton of Nashville, Mrs. James (Joyce) Mayfield of Pulaski.

DAVIS, Elizabeth "Bess" Gilbert OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 17 Jan 1989
Elizabeth "Bess" Gilbert Davis, 95, died Friday, Jan. 13, 1989, at Ardmore Nursing Home.
Graveside services were held Sunday, Jan. 15, at Prospect Cemetery with Tom Smith and Truman Hibbett officiating.
A native of Limestone County, Ala., Mrs. Davis was the daughter of the late Thomas Harry Gilbert and Ida Smith Gilbert and was married to the late Thomas Howard Davis.

Survivors include one daughter, Miss Elizabeth L. Davis, Prospect; two sons, Bill Davis and Thomas H. Davis, both of Prospect; two grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.

DAVIS, Florence Anna Harwell OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 23 Jun 1982
Mrs. Florence Anna Davis, 57, died on Thursday, June 17, 1982, at her residence on Route 2, Pulaski.
A native of Giles County, she was the daughter of the late Hix and Sally Davis Harwell and the wife of the late Earl L. Davis. She was an employee of Lee-Mar Shirt Co.
Funeral services were held at 3 p. m. Saturday, June 19, at Carr and Erwin Chapel, with burial in Giles Memory Gardens, G. C. Fox officiating.
Survivors include two sons, William Earl Davis, Pulaski and Charles Dwight Davis, Goodsprings; two daughters, Marsha Elizabeth Bryant, Lynnville, and Frances Thompson, Minor Hill; two brothers, Henry Harwell, Pulaski and Allen Harwell, Toledo, Ohio; two sisters, Frances Daley, Hollywood, Alabama and Lucille Adams, Pulaski; nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

DAVIS, Gracie OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 13 Mar 1986
Mrs. Gracie Davis, 86, died Saturday, March 8, 1986, at Meadowbrook Nursing Home in Pulaski. Funeral services were held Tuesday, March 11, at Marbletop Missionary Baptist Church in Kenison, Ga., with burial in Montgomery Cemetery in Kenison. Queen Ann Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.
A native of Bakersville, Tenn., and a former resident of Nashville, Mrs. Davis was married to the late Harrison Davis.
Survivors include three sons, Homer and Harrison Davis, both of Nashville, Tommy Gene Davis of Chattanooga; three daughters, Elizabeth Davis of Pulaski, Mrs. Jessie Hogan of Dickson, Tenn., Mrs. Viola Shelton of Kenison, Ga.; 52 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.

DAVIS, Jack B. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 22 Aug 1989
Jack B. Davis, 89, died Wednesday, Aug. 9, 1989 at his home in Hollywood, Fla. Funeral services were held Aug. 13 at KKSI Cemetery in Nashville.
Survivors include one son, Dr. Carl L. Davis, New Orleans, La.; one daughter, Mrs. Dorothy Zimmering, Barrington, Rhode Island; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

DAVIS, James C. (Jimmy) OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 15 Nov 1988
James C. (Jimmy) Johnsonk, 44, died Wednesday, Nov. 9, 1988, at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville. Funeral services were held Saturday, Nov. 12 at Victory Baptist Church with Jim Tedder anad Dr. Clarence Blackburn officiating. Burial was in Willow Mt. Cemetery.
Mr. Davis was a native of Giles County and the son of Ruth Tomerlin Davis and the late George McClinton Davis. He was the owner of Sunshine Shop-Florist in Shelbyville.
Survivors include his wife, Sandra Robinson Davis, Shelbyville; three sons, James Kevin, Robin Keith, and William Kent Davis, all of Shelbyville; one sister, Mrs. Leonard Brown, Milan.

DAVIS, James Redding Jr. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 26 Aug 1981

James Redding Davis, Jr., 20, was killed in a motorcycle accident near Lawrenceburg Saturday, August 22, just two days after his twentieth birthday.
A former resident of Giles County, Davis was employed by Lindsey Manufacturing Company in Lawrenceburg.
Funeral services were held at 2:00 p. m. Tuesday, August 25, at Bennett-May Chapel, with burial in Giles Memory Gardens.
Davis' survivors include his father, James R. Davis, Sr. of Lawrenceburg; mother, Mrs. Linda Smith of Pulaski; step-mother, Mrs. Ruth Ann Davis, of Lawrenceburg; step-father, Roma Smith of Pulaski; paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. George Davis of Pulaski; maternal grandfather, Hershel Rose of Pulaski; step-grandmother, Mrs. Dorthy Hagood of Pulaski; four step brothers and four step sisters.

DAVIS, Katie Lou Sherrill OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 20 Mar 1984
Mrs. Katie Lou Sherrill, age 76, Nashville, died Thursday afternoon, March 15, 1984, at Scott Memorial Hospital in Lawrenceburg. Funeral services were held Sunday, March 18, at 1:00 p.m. in Abraham McKissack Memorial Chapel with the Rev. A. B. Stewart officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
Mrs. Davis was a member of the St. James Missionary Baptist Church. She was married to the late James Davis.
Survivors include, one brother, John Edd Sherrill, Sr., of Pulaski; six nieces, Mrs. Martha Ann Martin, Misses Katie, Marguerite, Mary Jane and Carolyn Sherrill, all of Pulaski and Mrs. Leona Brown of Athens, Alabama; six nephews, John Edd, Jr., Joe Allen, Robert A., Thomas U. and Henry A. Sherrill of Pulaski and Mr. Joe Goff of Buffalo, New York; and a great nephew, Mr. S. Kenneth Martin of Nashville.
Queen Ann Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

DAVIS, Lela Irene Jackson OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 14 Dec 1983
Mrs. Lela Irene Davis, 90, Minor Hill, died Monday, December 12, 1983, at the Jackson Clinic in Lester, Ala.
Funeral services were to be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, December 14, at Carr and Erwin Chapel, Dale Sewell and Mack Pinkelton officiating. Burial was in Minor Hill Cemetery.
She was the daughter of the late Jeff and Mary Durham Jackson and was married to the late John H. Davis.
Survivors include two sons, J. C. Davis and Leo Davis, both of Minor Hill; one daughter, Mrs. Reed Randolph, Minor Hill; ten grandchildren, and two great great grandchildren.


DAVIS, Lera Jeanette OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 26 Jan 1982
Funeral services for Mrs. Lera Jeanette Davis, 58, of Route 1, Minor Hill, who died at her home on Sunday, January 24, were held on Tuesday, January 26, at 2:00 p. m. at Carr and Erwin Chapel with burial in Minor Hill Cemetery. Reverend Mark Johnson officiated.

A native of Limestone County, Alabama, Mrs. Davis is survived by her husband, J. D. Davis; three sons, Jimmy Davis of Pulaski, Jackie Davis of Franklin and Johnny Davis of Minor Hil and two daughters,, Mrs. Diane Birdsong of Minor Hill and Donna Dozier of Pulaski.
Additional survivors include, one brother, W. C. Kieff of Athens, Ala.; four sisters, Vera Pickett, Annette Williams, and Rachel Williams of Minor Hill and Lafette Townsend of Salem. Nine grandchildren also survive her.

DAVIS, Margaret Meadows OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 20 Sep 1988
Mrs. Margaret Meadows Davis, 94, of Lawrenceburg, died Thursday. Sept. 15, 1988, at Ardmore Nursing Home. Graveside services were held Friday, Sept. 16, at Maplewood Cemetery with Billy Craighead officiating. Carr and Erwin Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Davis was the daughter of the late Dr. John A. and Virginia Easter Meadows and was married to the late John M. Davis. She was a member of the Methodist Church of Lawrenceburg. Survivors include several nieces and nephews.

DAVIS, Mattie Kiddy OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 12 Mar 1980
Mrs. Mattie Davis, 87, of Route 1, Minor Hill died Monday, March 3 in Maury County Hospital, Columbia. Funeral services were held Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. at Carr and Erwin Chapel with burial following in Minor Hill Cemetery. Church of Christ minister Danny Pettus and the Rev. Glen Chance were the officiants.
Mrs. Davis was born in Giles County. Her parents were the late Jacob Allen and Louiza Sandy Kiddy.
Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Frances Wray, Minor Hill; a step-daughter, Mrs. Clara Slaton, Minor Hill; a step-son, Herbert Davis, Athens, Ala.; several step-grandchildren; several step-great-grandchildren; and several step-great-great grandchildren.

DAVIS, Raymond Lee OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 25 Mar 1981
Raymond Lee Davis, 73, Pulaski Pike died Friday March 13 near his home.
Services were Sunday at 1 p. m. at Oakes and Nichols Funeral Home with Brown Foster, Church of Christ minister officiating. Burial took place in Lynnwood Cemetery, Lynnville.
A native of Giles County, he was the son of the late Robert and Alice Boatright Davis. He was an automobile mechanic for many years.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Zula Sands Davis; a daughter, Mrs. Juanita Sholley, Detroit, Mich.; two sons, Freddy Davis, Huntsville, Ala. and Larry Davis, Nashville; four grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

DAVIS, Robert Lee OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 01 Jan 1987
Mr. Robert Lee Davis, 71, of Lawrenceburg, died Wednesday, Dec. 24, 1986, at J. D. Rest Home in Lawrenceburg.
Graveside services were held Friday, Dec. 26, at Hester Chapel Cemetery with Richard Durham officiating. Mr. Davis was a Giles County native.

DAVIS, Rufus W. OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 15 Sep 1982

Rufus W. Davis, 84, of Auburndale, Florida died Monday, September 13, 1982 in a Florida hospital. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Wed., Sept. 15 at Ott-Laughlin Funeral Home, Auburndale, with burial in the Auburndale Memory Gardens.
Mr. Davis was a native of Giles County. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Mattie Lou Smith Davis; a daughter, Mrs. Granada Golden, Auburndale; a son, Johnny Davis, Winterhaven, Fla.; three grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

DAVIS, Sarah Mae Hargrove OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 23 Apr 1985
Mrs. Sarah Mae Davis, 54, died Sunday, April 21, 1985, at her home in Nashville. A native of Marshall County, she was employed at Kabnert Cabinet Company, Nashville.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 23, at Lawrence Funeral Home in Chapel Hill with burial in Daniel Cemetery.
Survivors include her husband, Edwin Davis of Nashville; one sister, Mrs. Vera Luna, Lewisburg; three brothers, William and T. J. Hargrove, both of Kentucky, and James Hargrove of Pulaski.

DAVIS, Thella Whitfield OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 26 Jan 1982
Pulaski native, Mrs. Thella Whitfield Davis, 82, died recently of heart failure at her 1222 Alexander Street home in Statesville, N. C.
She was born on August 13, 1899, in Pulaski, a daughter of the late James Bowers and Cora Sanders Whitfield.
Mrs. Davis was preceded in death by her husband, George Butler Davis, Sr., on January 25, 1947.
Mrs. Davis was a member of First United Methodist Church of Pulaski, TN. In Statesville she attended First Street Baptist Church where she was a member of the Fidelia Matron's Class an the Young at Heart.
Services were arranged by Nicholson Funeral Home. Reverend Ronald Rowe officiated with burial in Oakwood Cemetery.
Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Reece D. Childers of Statesville; one grandson, one granddaughter and five great grandchildren.

DAVIS, Thomas Guy OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 16 Jan 1980
Thomas Guy Davis, 76, died Wednesday, January 9 at his home in Minor Hill. Funeral services were conducted Friday at 11:30 at Carr and Erwin Chapel by the Rev. Danny Pettus. Interment was in Giles Memory Gardens.
Mr. Davis a retired farmer and barber, was born in Giles County, the son of the late Lawson and Almeda Bass Davis.
Survivors include his wife, Geneva Couch Davis; three sons, Alton Davis and Willard Davis, Minor Hill and Harold Davis, Columbia; two daughters, Mrs. Dorothy Norwood and Mrs. Sue Smith, Pulaski; two sisters, Mrs. Effie King, Muscle Shoals, Ala., and Mrs. Maude Thornton, Pulaski; eight grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.

DAVIS, Vernetta Kelly OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 20 Feb 1980

A retired school teacher, Mrs. Vernetta Kelly Davis, 83, of Route 1, Minor Hill, died Sunday, February 17 at Maury County Hospital, Columbia. Funeral services were conducted Monday at 2:00 p. m. at Bennett-May Chapel with Church of Christ ministers Charles Dixon and Mr. Thorpe officiating. Interment was in Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Davis was the daughter of the late Tom and Lizzie Bullington Kelly and was married to the late J. Alva Davis. She was a member of th eChurch of Christ.
Survivors include five sisters, Mrs. Lon Simpson, Mrs. Cora Kelsey and Mrs. Ida Davis, Lawrenceburg, Mrs. Gertrude Davis, Bethesday, Md. and Mrs. L. R. Surles, Pulaski.

DAVIS, Virginia Smith OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 27 Oct 1987
Mrs. Virginia Smith Davis, 83, of Pulaski (Brick Church community), died Thursday, Oct. 23, 1987, at Columbia Health Care Center in Columbia. Funeral services were held Saturday, Oct. 24, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with Randy Kersey officiating. Burial was in Giles Memory Garden.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Davis was the daughter of the late Edd and Carrie Perry Smith and was married to the late Turney Davis.
Survivors include five sons, Joe Wayne and Cecil Davis, both of Pulaski, Noble and James Davis, both of Nashville, Norman Davis of Lynnville; three daughters, Mrs. D. J. (Myrtle) McNeese and Mrs. George (Sarah) Pilkinton, both of Columbia, Mrs. Eilene Dale of Pulaski; one brother, Perry Smith of Lewisburg; four sisters, Nettie Kimbrough of Columbia, Mary Ellen Collins of Lewisburg, Lurlene Stafford of Franklin, Ventura Franklin of Petersburg; 14 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

DAVIS, Susan Jill OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 30 Mar 1983
Miss Susan Jill Davis, 19, Minor Hill, died Wednesday, March 23, 1983 at Saint Thomas Hospital, Nashville. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Friday, March 25, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with burial in Hester Chapel Cemetery, Danny Pettus, Leslie Bagsby and Richard Durham officiating.
A native of Giles County, she was the daughter of Wayne and Geraldine Beeler Davis, Minor Hill.
Other survivors include three sisters, Mrs. Karen Page, Pulaski, Mrs. Sharon Woodard, Lester, Ala., and Miss Tammy Davis, Minor Hill; her paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Leo Davis, Minor Hill, and maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. James Beeler, Minor Hill.

DAVIS, W. C. "Bud" OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 07 Mar 1989
W. C. "Bud" Davis, 58, 544 Lincoln Street, Pulaski, died Monday, Feb. 27, 1989 at Hillside Hospital. Funeral services were held Wednesday at Carr and Erwin Funeral Home with Doyle Smith and Marvin Nelson officiating. Burial was in Rose Hill Cemetery.
Mr. Davis was a Giles County native and the son of the late Will and Bertha Rose Davis. He was retired from Maremont Gabriel.
Survivors include his wife, Imogene Ridner Davis, Pulaski; one son, Richard C. Davis, Pulaski; three daughters, Janice Jean Parker, Sheila K. Graves and Sharon A. Davis, all of Pulaski; one sister, Mrs. Willie Pearl Diehl, Ohio; four grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

DAWES, Lonnie OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 14 Dec 1983

Mr. Lonnie Dawes, 81, Pulaski, died Sunday, December 11, 1983 at Giles County Hospital. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, December 12, at Bennett-May Chapel, Rev. Mack Pinkelton officiating. Burial was in Aspen Hill Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, he was the son of the late Jimmy and Mattie Bolden Dawes and was married to the late Ozra Odell Dawes.
Survivors include four daughters, Mrs. Christine Shelton, Mrs. Sarah Pylant, and Katherine Helton, all of Pulaski; and Estelle Lackey, Nashville; one son, Milton Dawes, Nashville; one sister, Mrs. Beatrice Massey, Pulaski; 25 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

DAWES, Lloyd Harrison OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 03 Jun 1986
Mr. Lloyd Harrison Dawes, age 52, died at his home on May 28, 1986. Funeral arrangements were at 11 a.m. Monday, June 2 at Stella Presbyterian Church with burial in Stella Cemetery in Giles County with the Rev. Mack Pinkelton officiating.
He is the son of Paul Dawes and Cora Pigg Dawes Matheson. Survivors include his parents and his wife, Rita Copeland Dawes. Bennett May was in charge of the arrangements.

DAWES, Mary Lucille Davis OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 17 Apr 1986
Mrs. Mary Lucille Dawes, 73, of Minor Hill, died Tuesday, April 15, 1986, at Decatur General Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, April 18, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with Larry Glass officiating. Burial will be in Giles Memory Garden.
A native of Alabama, Mrs. Dawes was the daughter of the late Cleveland and Letha Mae McConnell Davis and was married to the late Eldred James Dawes.
Survivors include three sons, Al Thornton of Athens, Ala., Tom Thornton of Decatur, Ala., Harold Thornton of Cleveland, Ohio; three daughters, Rebecca Lowery of Decatur, Ala., Brenda Belew of Huntsville, Ala., Carolyn Nesmith of Cleveland, Ohio; one sister, Alidene Siniard of Goodspring; 14 grandchilden and three great-grandchildren.

DAWES, Zamer Mae Duncan OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 16 Apr 1980
Mrs. Zamer Mae Dawes, 91, of Pulaski died Friday, April 11 in Maury County Hospital, Columbia. Funeral services were conducted Sunday at 2:30 p. m. at Carr and Erwin Chapel by Church of Christ minister Adrian Merritt, Jr., with burial in Stella Cemetery.
Born in Giles County, she was the daughter of the late Jessie and Mary Jones Duncan and was married to the late Arthur Dawes. She was a member of the Church of Christ.
Survivors include five daughters, Mrs. Bud Jackson, Stella, Mrs. Howard Owens, Minor Hill, Mrs. Buford Carroll, Madison, Mrs. Luther Scruggs and Mrs. Royce Powell, both of Orlando, Fla.; two sons, Eldred Dawes, Minor Hill and Dean Dawes, Pulaski; 16 grandchildren and 22 great grandchildren.

DAWS, Arthur OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 10 May 1983
Arthur Daws, age 83, of 314 Alexander Street, Pulaski, died on May 3, 1983, in Giles County Hospital.
He was the husband of the late Myrtle Darnell Daws, and son of the late Jim and Mattie Bolden Daws.

He is survived by one step-son, J. D. Wisdom, Prospect; one sister, Mrs. Beatrice Massey and one brother, Loney Daws, both of Pulaski; and one grandchild.
Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, May 5, 1983, in the Bennett-May Chapel with burial in the New Zion Cemetery, the Rev. Mack Pinkelton, officiating.

DAWS, Eldred James OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 20 May 1981
Funeral services for self-employed carpenter, Eldred James Daws, 67, who died Wednesday, May 13 at his home on Route 1, Minor Hill were held Friday at 10:00 a. m. at Carr and Erwin Chapel with interment in Giles Memory Gardens. The Rev. Glen Chance was the officiant.
A Tennessee native, Mr. Daws, was the son of the late Arthur and Zammer Duncan Daws.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Mary Lucile Davis Daws; a son, David Daws, Decatur, Ala.; five stepsons, Al Thornton, Goodsprings, Harold Thornton and Thomas Thornton, Cleveland, Ohio, O'Neal Patterson, Lester, Ala., and Thomas Gatlin, Minor Hill; five step-daughters, Mrs. Carolyn Nesmith, Ohio, Mrs. Rebecca Lowery, Decatur, Ala., Mrs. Brenda Belew, Huntsville, Ala., Mrs. Betty Sue Christopher and Mrs. Laura Mae Evans, Athens, Ala.; a brother, Dean Daws, Pulaski; five sisters, Mrs. Ruth Jackson, Stella, Mrs. Clarice Scruggs and Mrs. Louise Powell, both of Florida, Mrs. Anna Lee Carroll, Nashville and Mrs. Eleanor White, Pulaski and one grandchild.

DAWS, Myrtle Emmer OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 20 Aug 1980
Funeral services for Mrs. Myrtle Emmer Daws, 78, of Pulaski, who died Monday, August 18 in Giles County Hospital following an extended illness, were held Wednesday at 2:00 p. m. at Carr and Erwin Chapel with burial in New Zion Cemetery. The Rev. Clarence K. Stewart and the Rev. Mack Pinkelton were the officiants.
Mrs. Daws, a Tennessee native, was the wife of Arthur Daws, who survives.
In addition to her husband survivors include four sons, Junior Darnell and Melvin Darnell, Pulaski, James Darnell, Lewisburg and Joe Darnell, Wilmington, Del.; three daughters, Mrs. Corene Whitsett, Cornersville, Mrs. Carter Wright and Mrs. Mary Banks, Pulaski; a sister, Mrs. Allie Brooks, Pulaski; 37 grandchildren and 51 great grandchildren.

DAWS, Villard Clyde OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 28 Apr 1988
Villard Clyde Dawes, 91, of Route 1, Box 119, Prospect, TN, (Stella Community) died April 25, 1988, at Maury County Hospital.
Funeral services were held April 27 at 2:00 p.m. at Carr and Erwin Chapel with Bernard Dawes officiating. Burial was in the Stella Cemetery with Carr and Erwin Funeral Home in charge. A native of Tennessee, Mr. Dawes was the son of the late Robert and Anna Turner Dawes. He was a retired farmer. Survivors include his wife Clara Hannah Dawes of Stella; one son, Tillman Dawes of Stella; one grandchild and one great grandchild.

DEAN, Alma Holland OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 6 Feb 1980
Funeral services for Mrs. Alma Holland Dean, 89, of Columbia, formerly of Pulaski, who died Tuesday, January 29 in Maury County Hospital, were conducted Thursday at Bennett-May Chapel at 2:00 p. m. by the Rev. Wendell Meggs, the Rev. A. G. Robbins and the Rev. Larry Lane. Interment was in Maplewood Cemetery.

A native of Giles County, Mrs. Dean was the daughter of the late John T. and Mary Ann Vanhooser Holland, and was married to the late William T. Dean. She was a member of Riverside United Methodist Church in Columbia.
Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Allen H. English of Columbia and Mrs. Joe Dunnavant of Pulaski; five grandchildren and one great grandchild.

DEAN, Carlean OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 18 Nov 1986
Miss Carlean Dean, 58, of Pulaski, died Friday, Nov. 14, 1986, at Maury County Hospital in Columbia. Funeral services were held Sunday, Nov. 16, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with Mack Pinkelton officiating. Burial was in Mt. Zion Cemetery.
A native of Tennessee, Miss Dean was the daughter of the late Jack and Mattie Rosson Dean. Survivors include four brothers, Jesse W. Dean of Pulaski, Carter and Elwood Dean, both of Columbia, J. D. Dean of Florida; one sister, Marie Kiddy of Florida.

DEAN, Carrie Buchanan OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 26 Mar 1987
Mrs. Carrie B. Dean, 90, of Houston, Texas, died Monday, March 23, 1987, at Memorial City Medical Center in that city.
Funeral services were held Thursday, March 26, at Bennett-May Chapel with Rev. Mack Pinkelton and Rev Judson L. Hays officiating. Burial was in Mt. Moriah Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Dean was the daughter of the John and Emma Martin Buchanan and was married to the late Joe L. Dean. She was a member of the Baptist Church.
Survivors include four daughters, Mrs. Lady Jo Wall of Pulaski, Mrs. Elene Watson of Pasadena, Texas, Mrs. Lorene Gilliam of Tullahoma, Mrs. Dot Robertson of Houston, two sons, Marvin Dean of Mt. Pleasant, Texas, David Dean of Houston, Texas; 22 grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren.

DEAN, Lura Pinkelton OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 21 Dec 1982
Lura Pinkelton Dean, 82, of Route 2, Pulaski, died on Tuesday, December 14, 1982 at Giles County Hospital.
Funeral services were conducted by the Reverends Mack Pinkelton, Clarence Stewart and Marcus Nickell at 1:30 p. m. on Thursday, December 16 at Bennett-May Chapel. Burial followed in Lynnwood Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Dean was a member of the Methodist Church.
She was married to the late Ewing H. Dean and was the daughter of the late W. D. and Sara Davidson Pinkelton.
Survivors include one son, Billy E. Dean of Pulaski; two sisters, Annie Mae Carpenter of Jackson, Miss. and Onice Cross of Lynnville, Tenn.; and two brothers, C. M. Pinkelton of Columbia and Lilburn Pinkelton of South Port, Tenn.

DEAN, Paul OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 1 Jul 1981
Paul Dean, 52, a native of Giles County, died June 26 in Houston, Texas.

Dean operated a furniture business in Pulaski until he moved to Texas approximately 20 years ago. He was owner of a successful furniture business in Brenham, Texas at the time of his death.
Graveside services for Dean, were conducted by the Rev. Bill Moss, at 11:00 a. m. today (Wednesday) in Maplewood Cemetery. Carr and Erwin Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
A veteran of the Korean War, Dean is survived by his wife, Dorothy Polly Dean of Brenham, Texas; 3 sons, Paul Dean, Jr., Johnny Dean, and Jay Dean, all of Brenham, Texas; one daughter, Mary Ann Dean, of Brenham, Texas; 3 brothers, Marvin Dean of Alabama and Harold and David Dean of Houston, Texas; five sisters, Lady Jo Wall of Pulaski, Lorene Gilliam of Tullahoma and Elaine Watson and Dorothy Robinson of Texas; and one grandchild.

DEASON, Pauline Childers OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 22 Jun 1989
Pauline Childers Deason, 70, Senath, MO, formerly of Giles County, died Tuesday, June 20, 1989, at Senath Nursing Home in Senath, Mo.
Funeral services were held today (Thursday) at Carr and Erwin Funeral Home with Mack Pinkelton officiating. Burial was in Lynnwood Cemetery.
Mrs. Deason, a native of Giles County and the daughter of the late Will and Alice Compton Childers was married to the late Robert Allen Deason. She was the owner of Mt. McKinley Day Care Center in Alaska.
Survivors include three sons, James Robert, Lyman, S.C., Larry Joe, Bethel, Alaska, and Terry Don Deason, Anchorage, Alaska; one daughter, Linda Joyce Poole, Senath, Mo.; four brothers, J. C. Childers, Pulaski, Morris and Alfred, both of Lewisburg, and Bobby Childers, Montgomery, Ala.; three sisters, Nellie Thornberry, Ky., Betty Cothan, Waverly, and Rachel Childers, Lewisburg; 14 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

DEASON, Robert Allan OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 27 Jul 1982
Robert Allan Deason, 66, died on Sunday, July 25, 1982 at Redstone Arsenal Hospital in Huntsville, Alabama.
Funeral services will be at 10:00 a. m. on Wednesday, July 28 at Bennett-May Chapel. Burial will follow in Lynnwood Cemetery.
He is survived by his wife, Pauline Deason of Pulaski; one daughter, Linda Poole of Missouri; three sons, Terry and Larry Deason, both of Alaska and James Deasonof South Carolina; three sisters, Arlene Wright of Nashville, Clara Cline of Florida, and Louise Higgins of Giles County; eleven grandchildren and __ great-grandchildren.

DeBERRY, Brucile Gordon OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 22 Dec 1988
Mrs. Brucile DeBerry, 69, Route 3, Pulaski, died Wednesday, Dec. 14, 1988, at Hillside Hospital following a long illness. Funeral services were held Saturday, Dec. 17 at Waco Primitive Baptist Church with burial in Everbright Cemetery at Buford Station.
Mrs. DeBerry was a native of Giles County and the daughter of the late Dennis and Lena Mitchell Gordon. She was a member of the Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband, Lloyd DeBerry of Jackson, Tenn.; three sons, Lloyd, Jr. of Los Angeles, Calif., Harold L. of East Germany and Exzava DeBery of Nashville; one daughter, Miss Mary E. DeBerry of Atlanta; one brother, O'Neal Gordon of Columbia; one sister, Mrs. Zelma Duke of Indianapolis and four grandchildren.

DEETS, Nelle Patterson OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 28 Mar 1985
Nelle Patterson Deets, 81, died Wednesday, March 20, 1985, in Maryland. She was a graduate of Martin College and worked for many years as a personal shopper for Woodward and Lothrop in Washington, D. C.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 24, at Nellsville Presbyterian Church in Maryland, with burial in the church cemetery.
Survivors include one son, Edward H. Deets, Jr.; one daughter, Sarah Elder Thompson; sister, Jospehine Patterson Smith of Pulaski; and four grandchildren.

DELAP, Blanche E. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 23 Sep 1986
Mrs. Blanche E. Delap, 95, of Prospect, died Wednesday, Sept. 17, 1986, at Ardmore Nursing Home. Funeral services were Saturday, Sept. 20, at Taylor Funeral Home with burial in Oakland Cemetery in Birmingham, Ala.
Mrs. Delap was married to the late Shelby W. Delap.
Survivors include one son, S. W. Delap; four daughters, Mrs. Shelby Myrl Rhoades of Louisiana, Mrs. Margaret O'Neal and Mrs. Coy Gene Grieve, both of Ohio, Mrs. Ruth Miller of Prospect; one brother, Ben L. McCown of Toney, Ala.; one sister, Mrs. Lottie Broadway of Murfreesboro; 18 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren.

DENBO, Bobbi OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 03 Dec 1985
A former Pulaski resident, Mrs. Bobbi Denbo, died in Nashville over the weekend. She was 61 years old. Graveside services were in Nashville Monday.
Mrs. Denbo, the wife of the late Charles Denbo, is survived by a son, two daughters, and a brother, none of whom live in Giles County.

DENMAN, George Ethel Reed OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 20 Aug 1985
Mrs. George Ethel Reed Denman, a Giles County native, died in a Chattanooga Hospital on Aug. 7, 1985. Funeral services were held in Elmwood Cemetery Chapel in Birmingham, Ala., Aug. 9, at 2 p.m.
Mrs. Denman, the daughter of the late John D. and Lizzie Kyle Reed, was born in Prospect. She was educated in Prospect schools and Martin College. She was married to the late C. W. Denman and they lived in Fairfield, Ala.
Her survivors are two daughters, Miss Elizabeth Reed Denman of Chattanooga and Mrs. T. F. Kellerman of Louisville, Ky.; a grandson, Bob Kellerman; one sister, Mrs. Lawrence H. Clarke of Albany, N.Y.; and one brother, John D. Reed of Nashville.

DeRAMUS, Elsie Beatrice OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 08 Dec 1982
Mrs. Elsie Beatrice DeRamus, 75, Alcoa, Tennessee, died Sunday, December 5, 1982 at Chillrowie Nursing Home, Maryville. Funeral services were held at 10 a. m. Tuesday, December 7 at Bennett-May Chapel with burial in Maplewood Cemetery, the Rev. Ted Malouf, the Rev. C. H. Hunt, and the Rev. J. Dallas Bass officiating.

A native of Lawrence County, she was the daughter of the late Albert Allen and Minnie May Phillips Glover, and widow of the late Rev. William DeRamus.
She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Nell Marshall, California and Mrs. Barbara Elder, Alcoa; a son, the Rev. Thomas DeRamus, New Johnsonville, Tennessee; a sister, Miss Lacey Glover, Pulaski; two brothers, Leslie and Stacy Glover, Pulaski; and four grandchildren.

DICKEY, Alicia Dale OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 12 Jul 1983
Alicia Dale Dickey, infant, of Route 2, Lynnville, died July 7, 1983, in Vanderbilt Hospital in Nashville.
Graveside services were held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, July 9 at Lynnwood Cemetery with G. C. Fox officiating.
Survivors include: her parents, Randall Eugene and Karen Dale Woodard Dickey of Lynnville; maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. James N. Woodard of Lynnville; and her paternal grandfather, Doyce Kelyin Dickey of Pulaski.

DICKEY, Allen Lee OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 22 Feb 1983
Allen Lee Dickey, 74, of 708 E. Madison Street in Pulaski, died on Tuesday, February 15, 1983, at Maury County Hospital in Columbia.
Funeral services were conducted by the Reverends Mack Pinkelton and Clarence K. Stewart at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 17, at Carr and Erwin Chapel. Burial followed in Rose Hill Cemetery.
A native of Alabama, Mr. Dickey was a member of Rock Springs Missionary Baptist Church. He was a retired farmer in the Rose Hill Community.
His wife, Janie Lou Brashears Dickey of Pulaski, survives. He was the son of the late Aaron and Dover Scott Dickey.
Additional survivors include, five sons, Jackie, Doyce and Harold Dickey, all of Pulaski, Robert Earle Dickey of Columbia, and Harry Dickey of Nashville; one daughter, Mrs. Ruth Fay Froedge of Elizabethtown, Kentucky; one brother, J. T. Dickey of Florida; two sisters, Vera Hughes and Dera Callas, both of Nashville; 22 grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren.

DICKEY, C. O. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 29 Oct 1986
Mr. C. O. Dickey, 85, of Decatur, Ga., died Tuesday, Oct. 21, 1986, in that city. Funeral services were held Friday, Oct. 24, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with Bill Moss officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
Mr. Dickey was a native of Ohio. He was retired from the First National Bank of Pulaski.
Survivors include two daughters, Katherine Bentley of Decatur, Ga., Susanna Chance of Shelbyville; two grandsons, Coleman and Kenneth Bentley, both of Decatur, Ga.; two granddaughters, Mrs. Edith Thorne of Minor Hill, Mrs. Glenda Hearn of Morristown, Tenn.; three great-granddaughters, Michelle, Danielle, and Rachel Hearn, all of Morristown.

DICKEY, Coy Reggie OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 28 Sep 1983

Coy Reggie Dickey, 49, of Pulaski, died Friday, September 23, 1983 at the Giles County Hospital. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Sun., Sep. 25 at Bennett-May Chapel with burial at Mt. Horeb Cemetery in Lawrence County.
He was the son of the late Samuel C. Dickey and Minnie Watkins Dickey.
Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Deborah Mason, Nashville; five sons, Coy Dickey, Jr. of Nashville, Carl Wayne Dickey, Lawrenceburg, Larry Dickey, California, Gary Dickey, Summertown, and Terry Lynn Dickey, Summertown; three sisters, Mrs. Pauline Pugh, Ethridge, Mrs. Bessie Martin, Ohio, and Mrs. Lois Greeson, Linden; three brothers, William, Willard, and Leonard Dickey, all of Ethridge; seven grandchildren.

DICKEY, Docia M Conner OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 30 Apr 1985
Docia M. Dickey, 52, of Trussville, Alabama, died Monday, April 22, 1985, at Carraway Methodist Hospital in Birmingham, Alabama. A native of Tennessee, she was the daughter of the late Turley Conner.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 24, at Liberty Hill Baptist Church with burial in Liberty Hill Cemetery, Cleo Bunt and Dr. Carl Savell officiating. Carr and Erwin Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include her mother, Mrs. Vera Jane Rogers Conner of Summerville; husband, Hollie Gene Dickey of Trussville; son, Doug Dickey of Memphis; daughter, Carol Aultman of New Orleans, Louisiana; three brothers, Larry Conner of Selmer, William and John Conner, both of Memphis; and sister, Teresa Brown of Somerville.

DICKEY, Ealon Virgil OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 1Jul 1981
Funeral services for Ealon Virgil Dickey, 42, who died Sunday, July 5 at his home in Liberty Hill, were held Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. at Liberty Hill Baptist Church by the Rev. Mack Pinkelton, the Rev. Marvin Nelson and the Rev. Cleo Bunt. Burial was in Liberty Hill Cemetery.
Mr. Dickey, an employee at Mobile Chemical Co., Mt. Pleasant, was a Lawrence County native, the son of Enoch and Irene Lemay Dickey, of Liberty Hill, who survive.
In addition to his parents, survivors include his wife, Mrs. Linda Joyce Rose Dickey; two sons, Chris Dickey and Russell Dickey of Liberty Hill; two daughters, Tammy Dickey of Liberty Hill and Mrs. Paul Felker of Washington State; and a sister, Mrs. Joe Fralix of Liberty Hill.
Carr and Erwin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

DICKEY, Enoch R. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 22 May 1984
Enoch R. Dickey, 79, Route 1, Ethridge, died on Saturday, May 19, 1984, at Scott Memorial Hospital in Lawrenceburg. A native of Wayne County, he was the son of the late John C. and Sarah Frances Risner Dickey. He was a retired farmer.
Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, May 21, at Liberty Hill Baptist Church with burial in Liberty Hill Cemetery, Mack Pinkelton officiating.
Survivors include his wife, Irene LeMay Dickey, Liberty Hill; one daughter, Mrs. Joe Fralix, Liberty Hill; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

DICKEY, Harvey Hannah OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 2 Sep 1981

Funeral services for Harvey Hannah Dickey, 74, of Route 1, Ethridge, who died Thursday, August 27 in Giles County Hospital, were held Friday at 1:30 p. m. at Carr and Erwin Chapel with the Rev. Lloyd Hickman officiating. Burial was in Campbellsville Cemetery.
Mr. Dickey, a retired farmer, was a native of Giles County. He was the son of the late Neal and Hattie May Dickey.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Estelle McNeese Dickey; three sons, Larry Dickey, Campbellsville, Dean Dickey, Columbia and Harvey Allen Dickey, Nashville; two daughters, Mrs. Nancy Beemen, Nashville and Mrs. Linda Glance, Memphis; three sisters, Mrs. Owen Daniel, Decatur, Ala., Mrs. Linda Williams, Calif. and Mrs. Irene Whitehead, Palm Beach, Fla. and seven grandchildren.

DICKEY, Hugh "Buster" OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 07 Mar 1989
Mr. Hugh "Buster", 56, died Sunday, Feb. 26, 1989 at Maury County Regional Hospital. Funeral services were held Feb. 28 at Bennett May Chapel with Mack Pinkelton officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, he was the son of Joe H. Dickey and the late Mary Peden Dickey. Other survivors include his wife, Mrs. Judy Dickey, Columbia; two daughters, Mrs. Beverly Eslick and Mrs. Laura Mooney, both of Lynnville; four sons, Ronnie and Greg Dickey, both of Columbia, Randy and Timothy Dickey, both of Pulaski; one sister, Mrs. Shelia Holt, Pulaski; two brothers, Joe Dickey, Pulaski and Austin Hayes, Lawrenceburg.

DICKEY, James Earnest OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 15 Nov 1988
James Earnest Dickey, 62, died Saturday, Nov. 12, 1988 at Hillside Hospital. Funeral services were held Monday, Nov. 14 at Carr and Erwin Chapel with Danny James officiating. Burial was in Mars Hill Cemetery.
Mr. Dickey was a native of Giles County and the son of the late Jimmy and Lena Dickey.
Survivors include one daughter, Linda Hayes of Pulaski; one brother, Haskel Dickey of Pulaski; one grandchild.

DICKEY, Lena OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 25 Feb 1981
Funeral services for Mrs. Lena Dickey, 87, of Route 1, Pulaski, who died Thursday, February 19 at Huntsville Hospital, Huntsville, Ala., were conducted Saturday at 11:00 a. m. at Carr and Erwin Chapel by the Rev. Mack Pinkelton. Burial was in Rose Hill Cemetery.
A Tennessee native, Mrs. Dickey was the daughter of the late Henry and Delphia Garner Palmer and was married to the late Jim Dickey.
Survivors include three sons, Haskell Dickey and Ernest Dickey, Pulaski and Robert Dickey, Lynnville, and eleven grandchildren.

DICKEY, Ora Barnickle OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 04 Oct 1983
Mrs. Ora Bell Barnickle Dickey, age 77, of Route 1, Ethridge, died September 30, 1983, at the Scott Memorial Hospital in Lawrenceburg following a short illness.
Funeral services were held at the Liberty Hill Baptist Church Sunday, October 2 at 2:00 p.m. with Cleo Bunt and Marvin Nelson officiating. Burial was in the Liberty Hill Cemetery.

A native of Giles County, Mrs. Dickey was a member of the Liberty Hill Baptist Church. She was married to the late Ollie C. Dickey and was the daughter of the late James Carson and Rosie Lee Pratt Barnickle.
Survivors include, two sons, Hollice Dickey of Harriesburg, Miss., Revis Dickey of Ethridge; two daughters, Mrs. Mary Neal Holland of Ethridge and Mrs. Ruth Christmas of Memphis; nine grandchildren; one great grandson; several nieces and nephews; step-mother; and 4 half-sisters.

DICKEY, Reuben T. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 26 Mar 1980
The Rev. Reuben T. Dickey, 60, of Route 2, Ethridge died Thursday, March 20 in Parkview Hospital, Nashville following an extended illness.
Funeral services were conducted Saturday at 1:30 p. m. at North Funeral Home Chapel in Lawrenceburg with burial in Ethridge Masonic Cemetery. The Rev. Ronnie Gay and the Rev. Cleo Bunt were the officiants.
A native of Giles County, the Rev. Mr. Dickey was the son of Mrs. Elsie Chapman Dickey of Ethridge, who survives, and the late Joe L. Dickey. Ordained a Baptist minister in 1947, he had served pastorates in Lawrence and Wayne Counties. He was a veteran of World War II, a member of the Ethridge Masonic Lodge and an employee of Maremont Corporation Gabriel Division, Pulaski.
Survivors in addition to his mother include his wife, Mrs. Linnie Attkisson Dickey; two daughters, Mrs. Pauline Lane, Michigan City, Ind., and Mrs. Sue Fray, Bahama Island; three sons, David Dickey, Lyles, Farm Dickey, Fairfield Glade and Wayne Dickey, Ethridge; two sisters, Mrs. Kathleen Tibado, Oxford, Miss., and Mrs. Flossie Shay, Leoma; three brothers, Harding Dickey, Lawrenceburg, Clifford Dickey, Ethridge and Lonnie Dickey, Leoma and six grandchildren.

DICKEY, Robert Henry OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 16 Feb 1988
Mr. Robert Henry Dickey, 71, of Lynnville, died Wednesday, Feb. 19, 1988, at his residence. Funeral services were held Friday, Feb.12, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with Dale Hoover officiating. Burial was in Rose Hill Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Dickey was the son of the late Jimmy H. and Lena Bell Palmer Dickey. He was a retired farmer.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Frances Dickey of Lynnville; one son, Robbie Lynn Dickey of Nashville; nine daughters, Penny Vermell Minor of Lawrenceburg, Peggy Bee of Madison, Betty Jean Bowers of Illinois, Polly Bee of Texas, Maggie Ellis of Gray, Tenn., Grace Krueger and Iris Taylor, both of Portland, Tenn., Janice Baker of Nashville, Camellia Hayes of Chattanooga; two brothers, Haskell and Ernest Dickey, both of Pulaski; 15 grandchildren.

DICKEY, Rose Ann Green OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 12 Jul 1988
Mrs. Rose Ann Dickey, 62, of Pulaski, died Saturday, July 9, 1988, at her residence. Funeral services were held Sunday, July 10, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with the Rev. Mack Pinkelton officiating. Burial was in Mars Hill Cemetery.
A native of Tennessee, Mrs. Dickey was the daughter of the late George H. and Rose Ann Brewer Green.
Survivors include her husband, Ernest Dickey of Pulaski; one daughter, Linda Hayes of Pulaski; two brothers, Flavel and Aaron Green, both of Pulaski; three sisters, Ozear and Hazel Grinnell, both of Lawrenceburg, Elizabeth Barnett of Pulaski; one grandchild.

DICKEY, Shelly Renee OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 11 Mar 1986
Shelly Renee Dickey, infant, of Pulaski, died Tuesday, March 4, 1986, at Maury County Hospital. Graveside services were held Thursday, March 6, at Lynnwood Cemetery.
Survivors include her parents, Randall Eugene and Karen Dale Woodard Dickey of Pulaski; maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Woodard of Lynnville.

DICKSON, Mary Jones OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 26 Nov 1980
Mrs. Mary Dickson, 89, of Route 2, Prospect, died Friday, November 23 in Giles County Hospital. Funeral services were held Sunday at 2:00 p. m. at Carr and Erwin Chapel by the Rev. Elmer Howell. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
A Maury County native, Mrs. Dickson was the daughter of the late Charlie and Pattie Nickelson Jones and was the wife of the late Roy W. Dickson.
Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. James Sanders and Mrs. J. B. Pollard, Prospect and Mrs. C. L. Taylor, Glasgow, Ky.; a brother, Harry Jones, Columbia; six grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren.

DIE, Maybell Randolph OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 15 Jan 1987
Mrs. Maybell Randolph Die, 74, of Athens, Ala., died Tuesday, January 13, 1987, at Athens-Limestone Hospital in Athens, Ala.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, Jan. 14, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with Rev. Mack Pinkelton officiating. Burial was in Prospect Cemetery.
A native of Tennessee, Mrs. Die was the daughter of the late Clarence and Liney Medley Rowe.
Survivors include three sons, Robert Randolph of Minor Hill, Bill James Randolph of Ardmore, Jerry Wayne Randolph of Athens, Ala.; two daughters, Mary Nelson of Goodspring, Joyce B. Morrison of Athens, Ala.; four brothers, Allen Rowe of Petersburg, Vinson Rowe of Ethridge, Raymond Rowe of Florida, James Rowe of Alabama; three sisters, Elizabeth Rowe and Velma Brown, both of Petersburg, Rachel Reed of Belfast; 19 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

DIXON, Bessie Laverne Milner (Mrs. M. A.) OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 26 Sep 1989
Mrs. M. A. Dixon, 71, of Pine Bluff, Ark., died Tuesday, Sept. 19, 1989, at her residence. Funeral services were held Friday, Sept. 22, at Hale South Funeral Home in Pine Bluff. Burial was also in that city.
Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Ernest F. (Kathy) Scott and Mrs. Wayne (Sue) King, both of Pulaski.

DIXON, George B. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 04 Dec 1984
George B. Dixon, 64, died on Monday, November 5, 1984. Funeral services were to be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, November 8, at Cole and Garrett Funeral Home in Hendersonville, with burial in Maplewood Cemetery, Pulaski.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Eula Inman Dixon; two daughters, Sandra Kay Dixon and Mrs. Barbara Ellen Askew; one son, George Butler Dixon, Jr.; a sister, Mrs. Charles Osborn; a brother, Jesse L. Dixon; and one grandchild.

DIXON, M. A. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 20 Sep 1983
Mr. M. A. Dixon, 71, of Pine Bluff, Arkansas, died Wednesday, September 14, 1983, at Pine Bluff following a lengthy illness.
Funeral services were held at Hale South Funeral Home in Pine Bluff Friday, September 16, 1983 at 4:00 p.m. Burial was also in Pine Bluff.
Mr.Dixon was a native of Monroe, Louisiana.
He is survived by his wife, Bessie Laverne Milner Dixon and two daughters, Mrs. Earnest (Kathy) Scott and Mrs. Wayne (Sue) King, both of Pulaski.

DIXON, Mrs. M. A. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 26 Sep 1989
Mrs. M. A. Dixon, 71, of Pine Bluff, Arkansas, died Tuesday, Sept. 19, 1989, at her residence. Funeral services were held Friday, Sept. 22, at Hales South Funeral Home in Pine Bluff. Burial was also in that city.
Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Erenest F. (Kathy) Scott and Mrs. Wayne (Sue) King, both of Pulaski.

DOBBINS, Elease Harney OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 30 Aug 1988
Mrs. Elease Harney Dobbins, 74, died Wednesday, Aug. 24, 1988, at Hillside Hospital. Funeral services were held Saturday, Aug. 27, at Abraham McKissack Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Cornell Martin officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery. Queen Ann Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Dobbins was the daughter of the late Joe and Loutisha Neal Harney and was married to the late Buford Dobbins. She was a Baptist.
Survivors include one son, Joe Thomas Garrison of Louisville, Ky.; five grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; five step-grandchildren; one brother, Wilmon Bass of Nashville; one sister, Mrs. Amy Abshire of Louisville, Ky.; three nieces and two nephews.

DOBBS, Mary Ann OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 01 Oct 1985
Mary Ann Dobbs, 40, of Franklin, died Wednesday, Sept. 25, 1985, at Vanderbilt Hospital in Nashville. Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 27, at Bennett May Chapel, Floyd Farris officiating. Burial was in Westside Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, she was the daughter of the late Jodie and Mary Pratt Burks.
Survivors include her husband, Victor Dobbs of Franklin; three daughters, Vickie, Susan and June Dobbs, all of Franklin; two sons, Jodie and Robin Dobbs, both of Franklin; one brother, Lonnie Burks of Pulaski; and three step-children.

DODGE, Charles S. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 28 Jul 1987
Mr. Charles S. Dodge, 57, of Chico, Calif., died Friday, July 24, 1987, in that city. Funeral services were held Tuesday, July 28, at Hall-Von-Hook Funeral Home in California with burial in that state.
Survivors include two daughters, Linda Hillhouse of Leoma, Wanda Ratliff of Lawrenceburg; two sons, Marty and Arlen Dodge, both of Pulaski; 10 grandchildren.


DODSON, Robert Pointer "Bob" OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 21 May 1980
Sixty-nine year old Robert Pointer "Bob" Dodson, retired owner of Richland Mills of Pulaski, died Sunday at Giles County Hospital following a long period of ill health. Shortly after World War II, Dodson, a Putman County, Tennessee native, purchased Richland Mills from Nathan Abernathy.
Mr. Dodson who moved to Pulaski in 1947 after acquiring the Abernathy corn and meal interests in 1946, commuted from his Brentwood home for the first year, after which time he and his family established their home here.
Mr. Dodson was a cattleman and a horse enthusiast and took an active interest in horse shows, the Giles County Saddle Club and locally sponsored Rodeo shows. He was affiliated with the Pulaski Rotary Club for a number of years.
Mr. Dodson was active in church affairs, having been a member of the Administrative Board of First United Methodist Church.
Mr. Dodson is survived by his wife, Mrs. Ellen Eastland Dodson; their daugher, Mrs. Nancy Ingram of Pulaski; and a grandson, Robert Neil Ingram of Pulaski. In addition, Mr. Dodson is survived by his brother, Clay Dodson of Gallatin, Tenn.; and two sisters, Mrs. Elise Thurman of Franklin, Ky. and Mrs. Dimple Zaya of Bowling Green, Ky.
Services for Mr. Dodson were held Tuesday morning at 11 o'clock at the First United Methodist Church with the Reverend Paul Allen officiating. Burial followed in Maplewood Cemetery.

DOGGETT, Ernie Will OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 20 Aug 1987
Mr. Ernie Will Doggett, 74, of Pulaski, died Monday, Aug. 17, 1987, at Maury County Hospital. Funeral services were held Wednesday, Aug. 19, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with G. C. Fox officiating. Burial was in Giles Memory Garden.
A native of Tennessee, Mr. Doggett was the son of the late Edgar W. and Sarah Elizabeth Wallace Doggett. He was retired from the Giles County Highway Department.
Survivors include his wife, Pauline Doggett of Pulaski; four sons, Joe Edd, Ray, Paul and Alvin Doggett, all of Pulaski; two daughters, Bonnie Jones of Elkton and Nadene Alsup of Pulaski; one brother, James Doggett of Eagleville; one sister, Maudy Hodge of Eagleville; 11 grandchildren.

DOGGETT, Sadie B. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 16 Mar 1982
Funeral services for Mrs. Sadie B. Doggett, 88, of Eagleville, who died Tuesday, March 9 in Lewisburg Community Hospital, will be at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday in the chapel of London Funeral Home.
A native of Marshall County, she was the daughter of the late John W. and Sally Griffis Wallace.
Among her survivors is a son Ernie W. Doggett of Pulaski. London Funeral Home, Lewisburg is in charge of arrangements.

DOLLAR, Otis Sherrell OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 11 Aug 1982
Otis Sherrell Doggett, 86, Route 2, Pulaski, died on Saturday, August 7, 1982, at Giles County Hospital.

A Giles County native, he was the son of the late Jim and Dezzie Sylvester Dollar and the husband of the late Velma Lee Croney Dollar.
Funeral services were held at 2 p. m. Sunday, August 8, at Bennett-May Chapel, with burial in Elkton Cemetery, Thomas Baker officiating.
Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Lucille Young, Selma, Alabama, and Mrs. Christine Stevenson, Birmingham, Alabama; one son, O. S. Dollar, Jr., Pulaski; one sister, Mrs. Ozell Bryant, Prospect; one brother, Elbert Dollar, Athens, Alabama; four grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

DOLLINS, David Brown OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 12 Oct 1982
David Brown Dollins, age 85, of Route 1, Minor Hill, died October 6, 1982 at his home.
Funeral services were held at 2:00 p. m. on Friday, October 8 at Carr and Erwin Chapel with Byron Davis and Mark Johnson officiating. Burial was in Giles Memory Gardens.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Dollins was a retired carpenter and farmer. He was married to Mrs. Iva Rena Smith Dollins.
Survivors include, his wife; four sons, Leon Dollins of Salem, Ala., Garland Dollins of Florida, Wilford Dollins of Athens, Ala., Joe Dollins of Louisiana; one daughter, Mrs. Louise Brownlow of Athens, Ala.; 19 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren.

DOLLINS, Iva Rena Smith OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 14 Aug 1984
Iva Rena (Smith) Dollins, 84, of Minor Hill died Sunday, August 12, 1984, in Lester, Alabama. A native of Tennessee, Mrs. Dollins was the daughter of the late Leonard and Ada Boyd Smith. She was married to the late David Brown Dollins.
Funeral services were held at Carr and Erwin Chapel Tuesday, August 14, at 10:30 a.m. Burial was at Giles Memory Garden.
Survivors include four sons, Wilford Dollins of Athens, Alabama, Leon Dollins of Lester, Alabama, Garland Dollins of Pompeno Beach, Florida, and Joel Dollins of Minor Hill; one daughter, Louise Brownlow of Athens, Alabama; one brother, Thomas Smith of Pulaski; two sisters, Maggie Johnson of Lester Alabama, Mattie Lou Davis of Florida; 19 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

DORSEY, C. J. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 21 Apr 1987
Mr. C. J. Dorsey died Monday, April 13, 1987, in Opp, Ala. Funeral services were held Wednesday, April 15.
Survivors include his wife, Ruby Dorsey of Opp, Ala.; one daughter, Rebecca Hart of Pulaski.

DORSEY, Dewey Wayne OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 14 Feb 1989
Ardmore Police Chief William "Doc" Oliver remembered the city's former police chief, Dewey Wayne Dorsey, who was buried this afternoon (Tuesday) as a "good officer."

Dorsey, 43, had been employed with the Athens Police Department since 1985. He was seriously injured in a car wreck in January while making an emergency blood run in his squad car to the Athens-Limestone Hospital.
Services were held this afternoon (Tuesday) for Dorsey, who had been on leave from the Athens Police Department, since the accident.
Oliver served as assistant chief under Dorsey, who had joined the small Tennessee-Alabama town's police force in 1972 as a patrolman.
Dorsey was promoted to Captain and later police chief in Ardmore before moving to the Athens Police Department.
He attended police certification and training academies in Alabama and Tennessee. Dorsey also had attended Calhoun Community College.
Services took place at Taylor Funeral Home in Ardmore with burial in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Ardmore.
Dorsey was a Baptist and a member of the Athens Fraternal Order of Police.
Survivors include his wife, Patricia Dorsey; one son, Dewey Wayne Dorsey, Jr., of Nashville and one grandson.

DOUGLAS, Wilma Robinson OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 08 Nov 1988
Mrs. Wilma Robinson Douglas, 56, died Friday, Nov. 4, 1988 at a St. Louis, Mo. Hospital. Funeral services were held Monday, Nov. 7, at Everiss Funeral Home in Adrian, Mich., with burial in that city.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Robinson was the daughter of Herbert L. Robinson and the late Ruby Vernon Robinson.
Survivors include four brothers, Harold and Howard Robinson of Florida, Clifford Robinson of Alabama, and Ricky Robinson of Adrian, Mich.; two sisters, Shirley McLemore of Adrian, Mich., Sandra Davis, Shelbyville; two sons, three daughters, and five grandchildren.
Local relatives include Mary Pitts, Truman Vernon and Raymond Vernon.

DOUTHIT, Edward Earl OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 08 Apr 1986
Mr. Edward Earl Douthit, 72, of Route 5, Pulaski (Bunker Hill community), died Friday, March 28, 1986, at his residence. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 29, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with William Suddarth officiating. Burial was in Shiloh Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Mable Douthit of Bunker Hill; two sons, Tommy and Dan Douthit, both of Bunker Hill; three daughters, Jean Wakefield, Helen Harwell, both of Pulaski; Edna McNeese of Tullahoma; two brothers, John and Cheatham Douthit, both of Lincoln County; two sisters, Louise and Bid Story, both of Lincoln County; 13 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

DOUTHIT, John OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 07 Dec 1989
John Douthit, 71, died Wednesday, Nov. 22, 1989 at the Lincoln County Skilled Care Center in Fayetteville. Funeral services were held at Higgins Funeral Home with Rev. Marcus Nickell officiating. Burial was in Riverview Memorial Gardens.
A native of Lincoln County, he was the son of the late D. J. and Fannie Medora Thorpe Douthit. He was a veteran of World War II and a member of Shiloh Memorial Methodist Church.
He was married to Catherine Locker Douthit of Hot Rock.

Other survivors include one daughter, Rexine Pigg, Hot Rock; two sisters, Annie Bee Storey, Fayetteville, and Louise Storey of Hot Rock; one brother, Cheatham Douthit, Hot Rock; one grandson, one step-grandchild and two step-great grandchildren.


DOWNING, Annie Rachel Russell Burns OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 04 Oct 1988
Mrs. Annie Rachel Burns Downing, 64, of Lawrenceburg, died Wednesday, Sept. 28, 1988, at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville. Funeral services were held Friday, Sept. 30, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with the Rev. Mack Pinkelton officiating. Burial was in Beech Hill Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Downing was the daughter of the late Joseph C. and Pearl
Beard Russell. She was retired from W. E. Stephens Company.
Survivors include three sons, James E. Burns of Pulaski, Ronnie L. Burns of Birmingham, Ala., Bobby Burns of Shelbyville; two daughters, Margaret Burns Scruggs of Pulaski, Linda Faye Pickle of Lewisburg; two sisters, Mrs. Ola Mae Bledsoe and Mrs. Mamie Newton, both of Pulaski; 11 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

DRAIN, Mack O. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 10 Nov 1987
Rev. Mack O. Drain, 71, died Tuesday, Nov. 3, 1987, at Hermitage Manor Health Care in Columbia. Funeral services were held Sunday, Nov. 8, at First Baptist Church at Happy Hill with the Rev. Mose Patterson officiating. Burial was in Fry Branch Cemetery. Queen Ann Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
A native of Giles County, the Rev. Drain was the son of the late Mack and Ella Wagstaff Drain. He was the assistant-superintendent of Happy Hill Church Sunday School and was employed at Dell's Restaurant in Nashville until his health failed.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Delores Drain of Lynnville; one daughter, Mrs. Marjorie D. Sanderfer of Louisville, Ky.; one son, Mack Owen Drain, Jr. of Louisville, Ky.; one sister, Mrs. Annie Louise Drain of Lynnville; one half-sister, Mrs. Mabel Davis of Nashville; 11 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren.

DRAKE, Carrie Mason OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 10 Dec 1987
Mrs. Carrie Mason Drake, 75, of Frankewing , died Wednesday, Dec. 2, 1987, at her residence. Funeral services were held Sunday, Dec. 6, at Jordan Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Lance Shelton officiating. Burial was in the Chicken Creek Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Drake was the daughter of the late Mitchell and Susie Short Mason and was married to the late Charlie Drake. She was a graduate of old Pulaski High School and a member of Ebenezer Baptist Church in Goodspring.
Survivors include two nieces, Mrs. Rebecca Myers of Harvey, Ill., Mrs. Lilly Vanleer of Nashville; three nephews, Luther Reynolds and Oliver Claude Mason, both of Louisville, Ky.; Clarence Reynolds of Sioux City, Iowa.

DRAKE, Huel L. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 04 Oct 1988

Mr. Huel L. Drake, 74, of Cornersville, died Tuesday, Sept. 27, 1988, at Maury Regional Hospital in Columbia. Funeral services were held Saturday, Oct. 1, at Abraham McKissack Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Winford Smith officiating. Burial was in Everbright Cemetery. Queen Ann Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Drake was the son of the late Polk and Malinda Pope Drake. He was a member of the New Providence Missionary Baptist Church and retired from Lewisburg Casting Company.
Survivors include his wife, Cynthia Mae Gilbert Drake; one son, Buford Tears Drake of Columbia; one daughter, Mrs. Mary Alice Crutcher of Detroit, Mich.; two sisters, Ethel Ruth Drake and Mary D. Duke, both of Lewisburg; 12 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

DRAKE, Robert Lewis (Bob) OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 29 Jul 1986
Robert Lewis (Bob) Drake, 54, of Lynnville died Friday, July 25, 1986 at his residence. Funeral services were held Tuesday, July 29 at Queen Ann Funeral Home with burial Wednesday, July 30, at Everbright Cemetery at Buford Station.
He was the son of Mrs. Mary Will Phelps Drake of Lynnville and the late Turner B. Drake. He was married to Mrs. Irene Perry Drake of Lynnville.
Other survivors include one daughter, Miss Deborah Jean Drake of Indiana; three sons, Robert L. Drake, Jr. of North Carolina, Michael and Ronald Drake of Lebanon; two step-daughters, Mrs. Rachel S. Newell of Washington, Miss Melissa Alexander of Lebanon; three brothers, Lindle Drake, Nashville, Edward Drake and Hugh B. Drake of Lynnville; four sisters, Mrs. Jeffie Allen, Mrs. Bettie McKibben, both of Nashville, Mrs. Adia Braden and Mrs. Mary F. Braden, both of Lynnville.

DRIVER, Addie Harney OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 20 Mar 1984
Funeral services for Mrs. Addie Harney Driver, age 86, of Route 5, Pulaski, were held Wednesday, March 14, at 12 noon at the Queen Ann Funeral Home. Burial was at the Center Point Cemetery.
A native of Lincoln County, Mrs. Driver was a member of the Indian Creek M. B. Church. She was married to the late Lex Driver and was the daughter of the late Steve and Annie Wright Smith.
Survivors include one son, Gean Harney of Pulaski; two grandsons; seven stepchildren, Thadders Holt, Katherine Rowe, Bell Leslie, all of Indianapolis, Indiana, Samuel Driver of Elkton, Maurine Rogers of Waukegan, Illinois, Millie Fleming of Chicago, Illinois, Edith Coleman of Athens, Alabama; two sisters, Levonia S. Harris of Nashville, Mamie S. Sanders of Louisville, Ky., and three brothers, Richard, Edward and Robert Smith, all of Nashville.

DUGGER, Clara Burns OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 19 Aug 1981
Funeral services for Mrs. Clara Burns Dugger, of Route 5, Pulaski, who died Friday, August 14 at Giles County Hospital, were held Sunday at 3:00 p. m. at Carr and Erwin Chapel with interment in Maplewood Cemetery. The Rev. Clarence Stewart was the officiant.
A Tennessee native, Mrs. Dugger was the daughter of the late John G. and Mary Jane Wolaver Burns and was married to the late A. C. Dugger.

Survivors include two sisters, Mrs. Elma Robbins of Birmingham, Ala. and Mrs. Flora Jones of Erwin; several nieces and nephews.

DUGGER, Marshall Sr. OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 17 Nov 1982
Mr. Marshall Dugger, Sr., 86, of Tuscumbia, Alabama died Friday, November 12, 1982 in Shoals Hospital. Funeral services were held Sunday, November 14 in Tuscumbia at the Fourth Street Church of Christ. Burial was in Tuscumbia Oakwood Cemetery.
He was the son of the late J. Hunt and Kahe McKissick Dugger.
Survivors include his wife, Annie Cothran Dugger; a son, Mr. Marshall Dugger, Jr. of Tuscumbia; a sister, Mrs. Harris Evans of Lynnville; three grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.
Mr. Dugger was a member of the Church of Christ; a Mason, past-president of the First National Bank of Tuscumbia, and past-director of Tennessee Orphan's Home at Spring Hill.

DUGGER, Mary Jane Witherow OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 24 Jan 1985
Mrs. Mary Jane Dugger, 77, Pulaski, died on Thursday, January 17, 1985, at Pulaski Health Care Center. A native of Giles County, she was the daughter of the late James Walter and Anna Tarpley Witherow and was married to the late Charlie Dugger. She was a member of the Church of Christ.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, January 20, at Bennett May Chapel with burial in Giles Memory Garden, G. C. Fox officiating.
Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Robert Dalton Tomerlin and Mrs. William Rhye, both of Pulaski; four sons, Steven L. Dugger, Pulaski, Thomas Robert Dugger, Chicago, Illinois, Charled Kenneth Dugger, Brunswick, Georgia, James Farris Dugger, Amarillo, Texas; two sisters, Miss Martha Witherow, Lewisburg, Mrs. Sid Dugger, Murray, Kentucky; five brothers, Albert, Joe, James , Thomas and Robert Witherow, all of Giles County; 11 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

DUGGER, Nannie Ruth Summerford OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 26 Jan 1983
Mrs. Nannie Ruth Dugger, 84, Pulaski, died Wednesday, January 19, 1983 at Giles County Hospital. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Sat., January 22 at Carr and Erwin Chapel with burial in Maplewood Cemetery, Mack Pinkelton officiating.
A native of Giles County, she was the daughter of the late Will and Betty Lou Hamlin Summerford and was married to the late Robert C. Dugger.
She is survived by three sons, Bobby and Frank Dugger, both of Pulaski, and Rayburn Dugger, Fayetteville; one daughter, Geraldine Harwell, Pulaski; two sisters, Mrs. W. H. Drumwright, Pulaski, and Mrs. Lucy Mae Garrett, Miami, Florida; two grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

DUGGER, Thomas Clayton OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 23 Jan 1980
Funeral services for Thomas Clayton Dugger, 77, of Route 5, Pulaski, were conducted Saturday, January 19 at Bennett-May Chapel by the Rev. Paul Allen and the Rev. Frank Rouse. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.

Mr. Dugger died Thursday in Giles County Hospital. A retired self-employed electrician and member of the Blooming Grove United Methodist Church, he was a Giles County native, the son of the late Richard Berry and Mattie Lou Tarpley Dugger.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Wilma Hamlett Dugger; a daughter, Mrs. Dorothy Ladd, Pulaski; five sisters, Mrs. Lizzie Ruth Dugger, Mrs. Marvin Ingram, Mrs. A. B. Smith, Mrs. Dick Eslick, and Mrs. Edith Hopkins, all of Pulaski, and two grandchildren, Steve and Patty Ladd, Pulaski.

DUGGER, Vella Lee Voss OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 11 Sep 1984
Mrs. Vella Lee Voss Dugger, 68, of Route 3, Lawrenceburg, died on Sunday, September 9, 1984, at Parkview Hospital, Nashville.
A native of Lauderdale County, Tennessee, she was the daughter of the late Robert C. and Ida Webb Voss. She was a member of the Greenwood Church of Christ.
Funeral services were to be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at North Funeral Home Chapel, with burial in Mimosa Cemetery, Andy Brown and Randy Wells officiating.
Survivors include her husband, Allen Dugger, Lawrenceburg; one son, William Dugger, Lawrenceburg; one daughter, Mrs. Barbara Kay Houser, Lawrenceburg; one sister, Mrs. Pauline Herron, Ripley, Tennessee; two brothers, Leon Voss, Memphis, and Buford Voss, Ripley; four grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

DUKE, Dan OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 11 Jun 1980
Funeral services for Dan Duke, 91, of Lynnville, Route 2, were held Wednesday, June 11 at 1:00 p. m. at Happy Hill Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. R. A. Oliver officiating. Interment was in Frye Branch Cemetery, Lynnville.
Mr. Duke died Monday morning, June 9, 1980 at his residence. Born Nov. 23, 1888 he was the son of the late Benjamin and Mattie Gloria Duke. He was a retired farmer.
Survivors include two sons, Rev. William Lee Duke, Lewisburg and Kenneth Duke, Pulaski; 11 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; 2 step daughters, Mrs. Amy Willingham, Pulaski and Mrs. Margaret Black, Lynnville; a host of nieces and nephews. Queen Ann Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

DUNAVANT, Elmer Mark (Jake) OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 03 Feb 1982
Mr. Elmer Mark (Jake) Dunavant, 86, died Tuesday, February 2, 1982, at St. Thoma Hospital, Nashville. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 Thursday, February 4, at Bennett-May Chapel with burial in Maplewood Cemetery, the Reverend Marcus Nickell and the Rev. Bill Moss officiating.
A native of Giles County, he was the son of the late J. S. and Bettie Jenkins Dunavant and was married to the late Mary Hannah Dunavant.
Mr. Dunavant was born in the Lynnville Community where he attended Lynnville Academy. He was a graduate of Massey School and completed the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and Princeton University. He was a veteran of World War I, having served as a pilot in the U. S. Army Air Corps with the rank of lieutenant. He was active in the Campbellsville United Methodist Church for many years and was a member of the American Legion.

He is survived by two sons, Joe and Mark Dunavant of the Campbellsville Community; one daughter, Miss Jane Dunavant, Ft. Lauderdale, FL; one sister, Mrs. Gertrude D. Freeman, Nashville; eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
The family asks that in lieu of flowers donations be made directly to Campbellsville Methodist Church or to the Diabetic Fund in care of Bennett-May Funeral Home.

DUNAVANT, Eugene OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 10 Jan 1984
Mr. Eugene Dunavant, age 79, of Pulaski, died Tuesday January 3, 1984, at the Giles County Hospital. Funeral services were held Friday, January 6, at 10:30 a.m. in the Bennett-May Chapel with the Reverend Clarence Stewart officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Dunavant was a member of the Methodist Church. He was retired from the Stanley Company. Mr. Dunavant was married to the late Pearl Barnes Dunavant and was the son of the late Ottie B. and Melissa Lamar Dunavant.
Survivors include one sister, Elizabeth Alexander of Waynesboro, Virginia; and several nieces and nephews.

DUNAVANT, Betty Jewell Hurd OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 8 Jul 1981
Funeral services for Mrs. Jewell Hurd Dunavant, 45, of Route 6, Pulaski, co-owner and operator with her husband, Earl Dunavant, of the Handy-Way Market, were held Tuesday, July 7 at 1:00 p. m. at Carr and Erwin Chapel with interment in Giles Memory Gardens. The Rev. Jimmy Bass and the Rev. James D. Nave were the officiants. Mrs. Dunavant died Monday in Giles County Hospital after an extended illness.
A native of Giles County, she was the daughter of Howard and Betty Rogers Hurd of Lynnville, who survive.
In addition to her husband and her parents, survivors include two sons, Toney Dunavant and Glen Dunavant, Pulaski; a daughter, Jackie Dunavant, Pulaski; a brother, Howard Hurd, Jr., Lynnville; a sister, Mrs. Bobby Barnes, Pulaski and two grandchildren.

DUNAVANT, Pearl Barnes OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 11 Aug 1982
Mrs. Pearl Barnes Dunavant, 75, Route 1, Pulaski, died on Saturday, August 7, 1982, at Giles County Hospital.
A native of Texas, she was the daughter of the late George W. and Alberta Garrett Barnes. She was a retired school teacher and a member of the Methodist Church.
Funeral services were held at 2 p. m. Monday, August 9, at Carr and Erwin Chapel, with burial in Maplewood Cemetery, James E. Holt and Paul Allen officiating.
Survivors include her husband, Eugene B. Dunavant, Pulaski; a brother, George W. Barnes, Pulaski; four nieces and five nephews.

DUNCAN, Lucius Dillon OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 11 Oct 1984
Lucius Dillon Duncan, 67, of Lawrenceburg, died Monday, October 8, 1984, at St. Frances Hospital in Peoria, Illinois. A native of Giles County, he was the son of the late Franklin C. and Hettie Cates Duncan. He was retired from the Caterpillar Tractor Company in Peoria, Illinois.
Funeral services were to be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, October 11, at Carr and Erwin Chapel, Mack Pinkelton and Sterling Logel officiating, with burial in Choates Creek Cemetery.

Survivors include his step-mother, Viola Duncan of Lawrenceburg; five daughters, Peggy Thompson, Doretha Greiner, Reba O'Neal, Daphna Rudloff, Denise Gordorr, all of Peoria, Ill.; one half-brother, Terry Duncan of Lawrenceburg; one sister, Jewel Duncan Johnson of Bodenham; one half-sister, Carlene Dovore of Hohenwald, Tennessee; eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

DUNCAN, Mae Martin OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 02 Jun 1987
Mrs. Mae Duncan, 72, of Prospect, died Wednesday, May 20, 1987, at Hillside Hospital. Funeral services were held Friday, May 22, at Bennett May Chapel with the Rev. Brian Fyke officiating. Burial was in Giles Memory Garden.
A native of Maury County, Mrs. Duncan was the daughter of the late Wayne and Etta Riggins Martin. She was a member of the Methodist Church.
Survivors include her husband, Earnest Duncan of Prospect; one son, Larry Duncan of Prospect; one grandchild; four sisters, Mrs. Margaret Bryant and Mrs. Effie Miles, both of Pulaski, Mrs. Jean Cottrell and Mrs. Elizabeth Blade, both of Columbia; two brothers, Morris and Charles Duncan, both of Pulaski.

DUNCAN, Myrtle Mae Fralix OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 10 Oct 1989
Mrs. Myrtle Mae Duncan, 78, of Columbia, died Friday, Oct. 6, 1989, at Heritage Manor Nursing Home in that city. Funeral services were held Sunday, Oct. 8, at Bennett May Chapel with Larry Hughes officiating. Burial was in Lynnwood Cemetery in Lynnville.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Duncan was the daughter of the late Dave and Nettie Jernigan Fralix and was married to the late Arvest M. Duncan, Sr. She was a member of the Church of Christ and was a retired worker at Dixie Shirt Manufacturing Company.
Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Sandra Uzzell of Columbia; one step-daughter, Mrs. Janie Walsh of Ethridge; one step-son, Arvest M. Duncan, Jr. of Louisville, Ky.; 10 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Darthula Estes and Mrs. Nannie Blade, both of Pulaski; one brother, Grover Fralix of Pulaski.



DUNCAN, Roy OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 15 Oct 1980
Roy Duncan, 74, a retired farmer of Route 1, Lynnville, died Friday, October 10 in Baptist Hospital, Nashville. Funeral services were conducted Sunday at 2:0 p. m. at Carr and Erwin Chapel by the Rev. Elmer Howell and the Rev. R. E. Wilsford. Interment was in Lynnwood Cemetery, Lynnville.
Mr. Duncan, a Giles County native, was the son of the late Frank and Mary Trice Duncan. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Bessie Thurman Duncan; a daughter, Mrs. Alton Fox, Lynnville; a sister, Mrs. Robert Francis, Columbia and two grandchildren.

DUNCAN, William E. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 27 Mar 1984

Mr. William E. Duncan, age 53, of 1520 Glenn Avenue, Lewisburg, died Friday, March 23, 1984, at V. A. Hospital in Nashville. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Monday, March 26, in the Bennett May Chapel with the Reverends Lloyd Hickman and Billy Gene Turner officiating. Burial was in Liberty Hill Cemetery.
A native of Maury County, Mr. Duncan was a member of the Baptist Church. He served 12 years in the Armed Services and was a carpenter. Mr. Duncan was the son of the late Arvest M. and Ruth Hood Duncan. He was married to Mrs. Wilma Frances Duncan of Lewisburg; she survives.
Other survivors include, two daughters, Mrs. Sue Green, Miss Robin Lawrence, both of Wichita, Kansas; 3 step-sons, Stanley, Mike and Jack Adams, all of Lewisburg; one brothers, Arvest Duncan of Louisville, Kentucky; three sisters, Mrs. Janie Walsh of Giles County, Mrs. Josephine Perigo of Erin, Tennessee, Mrs. Sandra Uzeil of Columbia; 4 grandchildren; and 7 step-grandchildren. Bennett May Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

DUNIVANT, Adelia Jo Strickland OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 18 Oct 1984
Mrs. Adelia Jo Dunivant, 92, Nashville, died on Tuesday, October 16, 1984, at Westside Hospital in Nashville.
A Giles County native, she was the daughter of the late John and Charlie Strickland and was married to the late Ben F. Dunivant. She was a member of the Church of Christ.
Funeral services were to be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, October 18, at Lynnville Church of Christ, Jack Glasgow officiating, with burial in Lynnwood Cemetery, Bennett May Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include two sons, Al Dunivant, Lynnville, and Frank Dunivant, White House, Tennessee; three daughters, Mrs. Cecil Gilliam, Mrs. Thomas Owen and Mrs. Howard Hickman, all of Nashville; and eight grandchildren.

DUNNAVANT, Annie Wilma OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 12 Nov 1985
Miss Annie Wilma Dunnavant, 75, died Monday, November 11 at Hillside Hospital. Funeral services were held Tuesday, November 12 at 2:30 p.m. at Bennett May Chapel with burial in Pisgah Cemetery.
She was the daughter of the late Cletus Jackson and Mary Eason Dunnavant.
Survivors include two sisters, Mrs. Herbert Parsons, Pulaski, Mrs. Burt Mize, Montgomery, Ala.; one brother, Cletus J. Dunnavant.

DUNNAVANT, Asa G. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 01 Nov 1988
Mr. Asa G. Dunnavant, 73, of Pulaski, died Friday, Oct. 28, 1988, at Maury Regional Hospital in Columbia. Funeral services were held Saturday, Oct. 29, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with Marshall Moss officiating. Burial was in Pisgah Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Dunnavant was the son of the late Asa G. and Anna Sue Ingram Dunnavant. He was a retired farmer.
Survivors include his wife, Sophia Moore Dunnavant of Pulaski; one son, Donald M. Dunnavant of Pulaski; one daughter, Mrs. L. A. Brown of Pulaski; one brother, John R. Dunnavant of Nashville; seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

DUNNAVANT, Claude Lee OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 09 Sep 1986

Mr. Claude Lee Dunnavant, 68, formerly of Giles County, died Saturday, Aug. 30, 1986, in Hamilton, Ohio. Funeral services were Wednesday, Sept. 3, at Brown and Dawson Funeral Home in Hamilton, with Rev. Lee Sims officiating. Burial was in Hickory Flatt Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Eva Graves Dunnavant of Hamilton; two daughters, Evie Jean Dunnavant and Brenda Sue Dunnavant, both of Hamilton; one son, Danny Lee Dunnavant of Hamilton; two grandchildren; two sisters, Era Vernon of Giles County and Bertie Lee Hobbs of Waynesboro.

DUNNAVANT, Cletus S. OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 23 Nov 1989
Mr. Cletus S. Dunnavant, 65, of Pulaski, died Tuesday, Nov. 14, 1989, at Hillside Hospital.
Funeral services were held Thursday, Nov. 6, 1989, at Bennett May Chapel with Andy Brown and Paul Sain officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Dunnavant was the son of the late John Cleveland and Mary Lou Smith Dunnavant. He was a member of East Hill Church of Christ and was a carpenter/building contractor.
Survivors include his wife, Martha Ann Dunnavant of Pulaski; one daughter, Mrs. Janice Henry of Nashville; one aunt, Mrs. Gertrude Freeman of Pulaski; one uncle, Astor Smith of the Campbellsville community.

DUNNAVANT, David OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 24 Apr 1984
David Dunnavant, 18, a former Giles Countian, died Saturday in a motorcycle accident in Maury County.
Young Dunnavant, son of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Dunnavant of Columbia, was fatally injured when the three-wheel vehicle he was riding slammed into a curb in Columbia and hurled him into a utility pole.
The youth was taken to Maury County Hospital, where he died a short time later.
Funeral services were held at 3:30 Monday afternoon at Oakes and Nichols Funeral Home in Columbia with burial in Polk Memorial Gardens.
In addition to his parents, the youth is survived by a brother, Mark Dunnavant and a sister, Lisa Wagner, both of Dallas, Texas.

DUNNAVANT, Julia Irene Polly OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 17 Dec 1980
Funeral services for Mrs. Julia Irene Dunnavant, 71, of Pulaski, who died Friday, December 12 in Maury County Hospital, Columbia, were conducted Sunday at 2:00 p. m. at Bennett-May Chapel by Church of Christ minister G. C. Fox. Interment was in Maplewood Cemetery.
Mrs. Dunnavant, a native of Cullman, Ala., was the daughter of the late William Thomas and Ida Owens Polly and was married to the late Raymond Dunnavant. She was a retired grocery store owner and held membership in Fairview Church of Christ.
Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Ruth Pearse, Dallas, Texas; a son, Clarence D. Dunnavant, Columbia; two sisters, Mrs. Ethel Archer and Mrs.Lillie Johns, Pulaski and four grandchildren.

DUNNAVANT, Kelly David OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 30 Jan 1986

Mr. Kelly David Dunnavant, 70, of Lewisburg, died Monday, Jan. 27, 1986, at Lewisburg Community Hospital. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with Bill Young officiating. Burial was in Wright Cemetery.
A native of Tennessee, Mr. Dunnavant was the son of the late Kelly David Dunnavant, Sr. and Ina Pearl Glasco Dunnavant. He was a retired farmer.
Survivors include his wife, Ozell Tatum Dunnavant of Lewisburg; five sons, Clyde and Mahlon Dunnavant, both of Lewisburg, John Robert and James Dunnavant, both of Shelbyville, Wilburn Dunnavant of Fayetteville; one daughter, Helen Love of Shelbyville; 15 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and 12 step-grandchildren.

DUNNAVANT, Mary Elizabeth Attkisson OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 09 Feb 1988
Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Dunnivant, 83, of Pulaski, died Monday, Feb. 1, 1988, at Bel-Air Health Care Center in Columbia. Funeral services were held Wednesday, Feb. 3, at Highland Baptist Church with Dwight Mercer and Edward Lee officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery. Carr and Erwin Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Dunnavant was the daughter of the late Jimmy Lee and Lela Jane Wisdom Attkisson. She was a former Sunday school teacher and active member of Highland Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband, Edgar Miller Dunnavant of Pulaski; one son, Robert Edward Dunnavant of Memphis; one daughter, Mrs. James (Dean) Rogers of Columbia; two brothers, Clyde Attkisson of Oak Ridge, Upshaw Attkisson of Texas; four sisters, Jennie and Mamie Attkisson, both of Columbia, Mrs. Jim (Mae) Cook of Pulaski, Mrs. Hugh (Ruth) Jennings of Nashville; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

DUNNAVANT, Mary Lee Reeves OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 25 Feb 1981
Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Lee Dunnavant, 68, who died Wednesday, February 18 at her residence in Nashville were conducted Saturday at 10:30 a. m. at Bennett-May Chapel by the Rev. Steve Smith. Interment was in Maplewood Cemetery.
A retired employee of the May Hosiery Mill, Mrs. Dunnavant, a Giles County native, was the daughter of the late William James and Bessie Scruggs Reeves. She was a member of the United Methodist Church.
Survivors include her husband, John Thomas Dunnavant; a son, William Thomas Dunnavant, Phoenix, Ariz.; one brother, Thurman Reeves, Elkton; three sisters, Mrs. Suzie Boaz, Lynnville, Mrs. Margie Katherine Stubblefield, McBurg; and six grandchildren.

DUNNAVANT, Mary O. Perry OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 08 May 1984
Mrs. Mary O. Dunnavant, 50, Route 3, Pulaski, died on Monday, April 30, 1984, at Columbia Health Care Center in Columbia, Tennessee.
A native of South Carolina, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Louise Perry. She was a licensed practical nurse.
Funeral services were held at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 2, at Carr and Erwin Chapel, with burial in Pisgah Cemetery, Bill Morris officiating.

Survivors include her husband, Cletus Dunnavant, Pulaski; one son, Robert Bridges, Jr., Augusta, Georgia; three daughters, Phyllis Mullins, Beach Island, North Carolina, Patricia Morris, Appling, Georgia, and Pam Ansley, Augusta, Georgia; three brothers, three sisters, and five grandchildren.

DUNNAVANT, Mattie Florence Tiller OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 27 Jul 1982
Mattie Florence Dunnavant, 71, of Lynnville, TN, died on Thursday, July 22, 1982 at Giles County Hospital.
Funeral services were conducted at 2:00 p. m. on Friday, July 23 by the Reverend Jessie Pedigo at Carr and Erwin Chapel. Burial followed in Lynnwood Cemetery.
A native of Lincoln County, Mrs. Dunnavant was married to the late Acey Dunnavant and the daughter of the late George and Ivy Mullins Tiller.
She is survived by one son, Glen Dunnavant of Lynnville; three brothers, Ben Tiller of Centerville, TN, Thomas and Clyde Tiller, both of Hohenwald, TN; two sisters, Mrs. Stacey Harris of Pulaski and Mrs. Jenny May Bryant of Lynnville; and one grandchild.

DUNNAVANT, Claude Lee OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 10 Sep 1986
Mr. Claude Lee Dunnavant, 68, formerly of Giles County, died Saturday, Aug. 30, 1986, in Hamilton, Ohio. Funeral services were Wednesday, Sept. 3, at Brown and Dawson Funeral Home in Hamilton, with Rev. Lee Sims officiating. Burial was in Hickory Flatt Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Eva Graves Dunnavant of Hamilton; two daughters, Evie Jean Dunnivant and Brenda Sue Dunnavant, both of Hamilton; one son, Danny Lee Dunnavant of Hamilton; two grandchildren; two sisters, Era Vernon of Giles County and Bertie Lee Hobbs of Waynesboro.

DUNNAVANT, Cletus Jackson OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 12 Feb 1987
Mr. Cletus Jackson Dunnavant, 66, of Pulaski, died Monday, Feb. 9, 1987, at Duke Hospital in Durham, N.C. Funeral services were held Thursday, Feb. 12, at Carr and Erwin Chapel. Burial was in Pisgah Cemetery.
A native of Alabama, Mr. Dunnavant was the son of the late Cletus Jackson and Mary Eason Dunnavant. He was a retired shoemaker and a member of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include his wife, Mamie B. Dunnavant of Pulaski; two sons, larry and Greg Godfrey, both of Martinez, Ga.; two daughters, Mrs. Pat Satcher and Mrs. Patricia Hickman, both of Georgia; two sisters, Mrs. Herbert Parsons of Pulaski, Mrs. Bert Mize of Montgomery, Ala.

DUNNAVANT, Thomas Henry OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 15 Dec 1982
Mr. Thomas Henry Dunnavant, 67, Rt. 5, Pulaski, died Wednesday, December 8, 1982 at Giles County Hospital. Funeral services were held at 2:30 p.m. Friday, December 10, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with burial in Wright Cemetery, James Warren and Ernest Barnett officiating.
A native of Alabama, he was the son of the late Will and Della Beddingfield Dunnavant.
He is survived by his wife, May Bell Beddingfield Dunnavant, Pulaski; two daughters, Mrs. Martha May Davis and Mrs. Billy Joe Garner, Pulaski; two brothers, Gene Dunnavant of Indiana, and Edward Dunnavant of Arizona; two sisters, Mrs. Sally Bee Russell, Athens, Ala., and Mrs. Elizabeth Marks, Florida; eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Mr. Dunnavant was a retired farmer.


DUREN, Jesse Malcom OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 20 Jul 1983
Mr. Jesse Malcom Duren, 75, died on Monday, July 19, 1983, at his residence in Waynesboro. He was a retired carpenter.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 19, at Upper Green River Baptist Church in Waynesboro, with burial in Shields Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Elizabeth Morrison Duren, Waynesboro; three daughters, Mrs. Mabel Nelle Delaney, Chattanooga, Mrs. Betty Lou Moore, Pulaski, and Mrs. Ora Belle Campbelle, Birchwood, Tennessee; two sons, Gary N. Duren, Danville, Virginia and Jesse Thomas Duren, McAllen, Texas; four sisters, Mrs. Virginia Moore, Mrs. Mary Copeland, Mrs. Edith Moore, Mrs. Frankie Duren, all of Waynesboro; one brother, Fred L. Duren, Waynesboro and 12 grandchildren.

DURHAM, Ada Vernon OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 24 Apr 1984
Mrs. Ada Vernon Durham, 82, Route 1, Minor Hill, died on Saturday, April 22, 1984, at her home.
A native of Limestone County, Alabama, she was the daughter of the late Edd and Lena Golf Draper.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, April 23, at Carr and Erwin Chapel, Danny Pettus officiating, with burial in Hester Chapel Cemetery.
Survivors include seven sons, Horace Durham, Minor Hill, Richard Durham and Gerald Durham, Lester, Alabama, Franklin Durham, Appleton, Tennessee, Dave Durham, Atlanta, Ga., Bill Durham and Joe Durham, St. Joseph, Michigan; five daughters, Martha Gordon, Lexington, Alabama, Margaret Hayes, Bushnell, Florida, Mary Gatlin, Minor Hill, Bonnie Barnett, O'Brien, Florida, Marie Pitman, New York; two brothers, Joe Draper, Athens, Alabama, and Rube Draper, Hartselle, Alabama; two sisters, Mary Lee McPherson and Mrs. Lena Bridges, Athens, Alabama; 35 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren.

DURHAM, Elsie Inman OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 10 Sep 1987
Mrs. Elsie Inman Durham of Pulaski, died Thursday, Sept. 3, 1987, at Hillside Hospital. Funeral services were held Saturday, Sept. 5, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with Edd Burrow officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Tennessee, Mrs. Durham was the daughter of the late Samuel and Elizabeth Inman. She was retired from Lee Marr Shirt Company.
Survivors include two sons, Ray Durham of Pulaski, Bill Durham of St. Louis, Mo.; one brother, Millard Inman of Alabama; five grandchildren.

DURHAM, Era Beatrice Stephens OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 2 Sep 1981
Mrs. Era Beatrice Stephens Durham, 86, died Thursday, August 27 at her home on Route 1, Pulaski. Funeral rites were held Saturday at 1:00 p. m. at Brian Fork Baptist Church by the Rev. Howard McNelly. Burial followed in Briar Fork Cemetery.
A Tennessee native, Mrs. Durham was the daughter of the late Burt and Sarah Beard Stephens, and was the wife of the late James Taylor Durham.

Survivors include two sons, James Durham, Pulaski and Arvie V. Durham, Kingston Springs; three sisters, Mrs. Audrey Gill, Huntsville, Ala., Mrs. Edna Parker, Leoma and Mrs. Pauline Sublett, Searcy, Ark.; eight grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren. Carr and Erwin Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

DURHAM, Joe OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 26 Nov 1985
Mr. Joe Durham, 83, of Lewisburg, formerly of Giles County, died Sunday, Nov. 10, 1985, at Oakwood Nursing Home in Lewisburg. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13, at Bennett May Chapel with the Rev. Mack Pinkelton officiating. Burial was in May Cemetery in Lawrence County.
A native of Lawrence County, he was the son of the late Bet and Lucy Bishop Durham.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Mattie Durham of Nashville; one son, Willard Bonee of Nashville; one daughter, Mrs. Margaret Gunnell of Sidney, Ohio; one sister, Mrs. Frona Sweeney of Lebanon, Ohio; four grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.

DURHAM, Robert A. (Jim) OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 24 Sep 1980
Funeral services for Robert A. "Jim" Durham, 57, a Giles County native, was held on Saturday, September 20 at 2:00 p. m. at Bennett-May Chapel. Burial was in Mt. Moriah Cemetery with the Rev. Allen Shields officiating at the services.
Mr. Durham was killed Thursday morning in Nashville when a load of glass toppled on him at the Ford Motor Company Glass Plant, where he had been employed in the materials department for 22 years.
Mr. Durham was married to the late Dorothy Pillow Durham. He was the son of the late Alvie Durham and Ada Draper Durham of Minor Hill. He was a member of the Hillwood Presbyterian Church in Nashville and a member of the West Nashville Moose Lodge 2221.
He is survived by his mother, three daughters, Mrs. Bobby (Darryl) Bratcher of Nashville,
Miss Dawn L. Durham, of Knoxville and Miss Dorinda L. Durham of Nashville; seven brothers, David Durham, Union City, Georgia, Richard Durham, Lester, Ala., Horace Durham, Minor Hill, Chuck Durham, Lester, Ala., Bud Durham of Five Points, Bill Durham, St. Joseph, Mich., and Joe Durham, St. Joseph, Mich.; four sisters, Mrs. Marta Gordon, Lexington, Ala., Mrs. Donnie Gatlin, Pulaski, Mrs. Margaret Hayes, Center Hill, Fla., and Mrs. Bonnie Barnett, O'Brien, Fla.

EAGIN, Sam OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 06 Oct 1982
Mr. Sam Eagin, a native Giles Countian, died Saturday, October 2, 1982 in a Nashville hospital. Funeral services and burial took place Monday, October 4 at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Nashville.
Mr. Eagin is survived by two sons, Jimmy and Bud Eagin, and a daughter Barbara Eagin; by two brothers, John Eagin, Nashville, and Joe Eagin, Elkton; a sister, Mrs. Mary Hayes, Elkton; three grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

EAKES, Mary Kate OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 21 Jun 1983
Mary Kate Eakes, Chattanooga, TN, died Friday, June 18, 1983. Survivors include one sister, Gertrude Gillian, Goodspring, TN; two daughters, Mrs. Carline Dobins, Chattanooga, and Mrs. Jeri Cash of Nashville; one son, Harold Eakes of Georgia. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

Funeral services were held Monday, June 20, in Chattanooga.

EALY, William Clyde OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, __ February 1982
William Clyde Ealy, 80, Pulaski, died on Wednesday night, February 17, 1982, at Fairhaven Nursing Home after an illness of eight months.
He was born at Spring Place near Cornersville in Marshall County, the son of Clark and Lee Pigg Ealy. He moved to Pulaski in June, when he married Elizabeth Zuccarello. He was an agent for the Guarantee Mutual Life Insurance Company and later manager of the Texaco Filling Station on North First before purchasing Pulaski Lumber Company in 1941 from Joe Patterson. He was owner of the firm for 36 years and also was in the business.
Mr. Ealy was contractor for Hillcrest Country Club, the First National Bank Drive-In, the Pulaski swimming pool, the American Magotteaux plant, the Methodist parsonage, and other homes and public buildings.
He built Fairhaven Nursing Home in 1962 and owned it for seven years and constructed low-cost housing for 36 families here, while in other towns he was contractor for nursing homes, schools, factories, restaurants, office buildings and a bank. He was for 20 years a partner in Ealy-Earheart Motor Company and constructed the building now housing Johnson Chevrolet.
He was a member of First United Methodist Church and served on the Board of Stewards; a member of Pulaski Rotary Club for 35 years; served on the Board of Directors of First National Bank for 35 years until he became an honorary member in 1980; was a Mason for 57 years and became a 32nd degree Scottish Rite Mason.
Funeral services were held at 2 p. m. Friday, February 19, at Bennett-May Chapel, Bill Moss and Paul Allen officiating, with burial in Maplewood Cemetery.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Elizabeth Zuccarello Ealy, Pulaski; a daughter, Dorothy Ealy McCord, New Orleans, Louisiana; a son, William Maxwell Ealy, Nashville; one brother, Fred Ealy, Wilmington, North Carolina; two grandchildren, a niece and two nephews.

EDDIE, Loyd C. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 14 Jan 1986
Mr. Loyd C. Eddie, 40, of Summertown, died Wednesday, Jan. 8, 1986, at his residence following a long illness. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11, at Williams Chapel in Mt. Pleasant. Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 12, at Mt. Zion Cemetery in Paragould, Ark.

EDMUNDSON, Eugene E. OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 14 Jun 2004
Eugene E. Edmundson, 87, died on Wednesday, June 13, 1984, at Giles County Hospital. A native of Giles County, he was the son of the late Elihu and Cornelia Hardy Edmundson. He was a retired partner in Watson-Edmundson Hardward Company of Pulaski and was a member of First United Methodist Church.
Funeral servicves will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, June 15, at Bennett May Chapel, Paul Allen officiating, with burial in Maplewood Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Eva Jones Edmundson, Pulaski; two daughters, Miss Carolyn Edmundson, Panama City, Florida, and Mrs. Emily Horn, Chevy Chase, Maryland; two sons, Tom Edmundson, Wilmington, North Carolina and Donald Edmundson, Pulaski; one sister, Mrs. Brownie Gordon, Bethel; and two grandchildren.

EDMUNDSON, Robert Barnes OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 18 Mar 1981
Funeral services for Robert Barnes Edmundson, 65, were held at Carr and Erwin Chapel at 2 p. m. Tuesday, March 17, 1981. Burial in Stella Cemetery. The Rev. William H. Moss officiated.
Mr. Edmundson died Sunday, March 15 in Giles County Hospital. He was a retired employee of Gabriel Shock Absorber Corporation and a farmer of the Prospect area. He was a Methodist.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Edmundson was the son of the late Joseph Clyde Edmundson and the late Mary Barnes Edmundson. He was married to Elizabeth Mitchell Edmundson, who survives.
Other survivors include four daughters, Mrs. Sue Cardin, Mrs. Blaine McMasters, Mrs. Dorothy Rackley, all of Pulaski and Mrs. Kyle Rone, Nassau Bay, Texas; one son, Ned Edmundson, Pulaski; twelve grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Ava Ely, Fredrick, Va. and Mrs. Warren Thompson, Memphis, and one brother, Fred B. Edmundson, Bethel.

EDMUNDSON, Trudie OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 20 Jan 1980
Funeral services for Mrs. Trudie Edmundson, 82, of Pulaski, who died Saturday, February 16 in Decatur General Hospital, Decatur, Ala., were held at 3:30 p. m. Monday at Bennett-May Chapel by the Rev. Paul Allen and the Rev. Mack Pinkelton. Burial was in Giles Memory Gardens.
Born in Giles County, Mrs. Edmundson, a retired employee of Genesco, Inc., was t he daughter of the late James Thomas and Andella Wall Tatum, and wife of the late Lymon Edmundson. She was a member of the United Methodist Church.
Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Betty Jean Hall, Decatur, Ala.; two sons, James Wall and Joseph Wall, Pulaski; a sister, Mrs. Eula Bell Russell, Pulaski; a brother, Edgar Tatum, Pulaski; seven grandchildren; nine great grandchildren and one great great grandchild.

EDWARDS, Catherine Harrison OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 23 August 1984
Mrs. Catherine Harrison Edwards, 85, of Daphne, Alabama, died Sunday, August 19, 1984 in that city. A native of Giles County, Mrs. Edwards was the daughter of the late Sumpter and Zora Butler Harrison and the wife of the late Fletcher Everette Edwards.
Funeral services were held at Bennett May Chapel at 2 p.m. Wednesday, August 22, Rev. Clarence K. Stewart and Rev. William H. Moss officiating, with burial in Maplewood Cemetery.
Bennett-May Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Margaret Ray Henson and Mrs. Rose Marie Henson, both of Mt. Pleasant; two sons, F. E. Edwards of Daphne, Ala., Marion Edwards of Pulask; one brother, Butler Harrison of Lewisburg; ten grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

EDWARDS, Clayborn Holmes OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 04 Apr 1982
Clayborn Holmes Edwards, 84, of Route 6, Pulaski, died on Tuesday, April 27, 1982 at Giles County Hospital.
Funeral services were conducted by Rev. Mack Pinkelton at 2:00 p. m. on Tuesday, April 27 at Carr and Erwin Chapel . Burial followed in Maplewood Cemetery.

A native of Tennessee and a retired farmer, Mr. Edwards was the son of the late John Wesley and Fanny Smith Edwards and was married to the late Nina Pearl Edwards who died April 26.
He is survived by two sons, J. W. and Elwood Edwards, both of Pulaski; one daughter, Mary Leslie of Pulaski; three sisters, Mabel Griggs, Rachel Rainey, and Zelma Herd, all of Pulaski; two grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.

EDWARDS, Lessie Gray OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 27 Dec 1988
Mrs. Lessie Gray Edwards, 72, Meadowbrook Nursing Home, died Tuesday, Dec. 20, 1988, at Meadowbrook. Funeral services were held Thursday at Bennett May Chapel with Rev. Mack Pinkelton officiating. Burial was in Lynnwood Cemetery in Lynnville.
Mrs. Edwards was a Giles County native and daughter of the late Horace and Jennie Jernigan. She was a member of the Baptist Church and a housewife.
Survivors include one sister, Mrs. Lois Webber of Glenview, Ill.; and two grandchildren.

EDWARDS, Nina Pearl Turner OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 05 Apr 1982
Nina Pearl Edwards, 80, of Route 6, Pulaski, died on Monday, April 26, 1982 at Carr and Erwin Chapel at 2:00 p. m., Rev. Mack Pinkelton officiating. Burial followed in Maplewood Cemetery.
A native Tennessean, Mrs. Edwards was the daughter of the late Wash and Alice Turner and the wife of the late Clayborn Holmes Edwards.
She is survived by two sons, J. W. and Elwood Edwards, both of Pulaski; one daughter, Mary Leslie of Pulaski; two sisters, Katy Bell Jordon of Columbia and Clara Cole of Decatur, AL; two grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.

ELAM, Burton Norwood OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 22 Mar 1983
Funeral services for Burton Norwood Elam, 76, were held Saturday, March 12, 1983, in the Del Homme Chapel of Flowers in Lafayette, LA. A retired University of Southwestern Louisiana professor, who was found dead in his home. Interment was in Greenlawn Memorial Cemetery in Lafayette.
Mr. Elam was a native of Pulaski, Tenn., the son of the late Arch L. Elam and the former Lillie Hoover Elam. His wife was the late Dorothy Jackson Elam. He had been a resident of Lafayette for the past 25 years. He retired Sept. 1, 1971 from U. S. L. as Associate Professor of general business where he began his career there Sept. 24, 1958.
Mr. Elam received his bachelors' degree from Lexington, Kentucky University; M. A. in 1939 from Peabody College in Nashville, Tenn. Attended Northwestern University in Chicago and received his M.B.A. in 1950 from the University of Chicago.
Prior to WWII he taught at Charlston, W. Va. High School; after WWII at St. Mary's College in Columbia, MO and North Dakota State College in Fargo, North Dakota where he was teaching prior to coming to U. S. L. He was a veteran of WWII and a member of the American Legion.
Survivors include one brother, Clyde H. Elam, Hendersonville, Tenn., and several nieces and nephews.

ELAM, Gertrude Shipman OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 08 Jan 1987

Mrs. Gertrude Shipman Elam, 91, widow of Edgar Howard Elam, Sr., died Sunday, Jan. 4, 1987, in Gaithersburg, Md. Mr. Elam was president at Martin College.
Funeral services will be Saturday (Jan. 10) at 10 a.m. at the Goshen United Methodist Church in the Santa Fe Community of Maury County. Burial will be in the Goshen Churchyard. The family will visit friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Oakes and Nichols Funeral Home in Columbia. Reverend Jacob Gardner, Reverend Don Lee and Miss Nathalie Pennington will officiate the services....
Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Robert (Emma Jo) Yount of Rockville, Md. and Mrs. Richard (Frances) Neidhardt of Sherman, Texas; a son, Edgar Howard Elam, Jr. of Huntington, Md.; a sisters, Mrs. Henry (Beulah) Spears of Morehead City, N.C.; nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

ELDER, Edna Davis OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 29 Nov 1983
Mrs. Edna Davis Elder, age 83, of Garden Park Apartments, Pulaski, died November 23, 1983, at Hidden Acres Manor Nursing Home in Mt. Pleasant.
Funeral services were held in Bennett-May Chapel Saturday, November 26, at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Mack Pinkelton officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Elder was a member of the Rehoboth Methodist Church. She was married to Mr. John Fisher Elder of Mt. Pleasant, and was the daughter of the late Jack and Martha Curtis Davis.
Survivors, other than her husband, include, four daughters, Mrs. Hazel Slate of Hendersonville, Mrs. Ann Clifton of Mt. Pleasant, Mrs. Betty Davis of Roswell, Georgia, and Mrs. Elaine Willis of Muscle Shoals, Alabama; four sons, Roy Elder of Pulaski, Tillman Elder of Puyaliup, Washington, Richard Elder of Nashville and Bobby Elder of Harvest, Alabama; 16 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.
Bennett-May Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

ELDER, Edwin Ingram OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 25 Jul 1989
Edwin Ingram Elder, 88, Nashville, died Sunday, July 16, 1989. Memorial services were held Tuesday, July 18, at Westminister Presbyterian Church with K. C. Ptomey officiating.
Mr. Elder was a Giles County native and the son of the late David and Laura Ingram Elder. He was married to the late Daisy Madeline Molen Elder. He was a 32nd degree Mason and a Scottish Rite Shriner of Al Menah Temple and an elder of Westminister Presbyterian Church.
Survivors include one son, Dr. James C. Elder; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
ELDER, John Fisher OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 27 Mar 1984
Mr. John Fisher Elder, age 89, of Mt. Pleasant, died at the Maury County Hospital in Columbia, Saturday, March 24, 1984. Funeral services were held Monday, March 26, at 2 p.m. in the Bennett-May Chapel with the Reverend Michael O'Bannon officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
Mr. Elder was a native of Giles County. He was the son of the late Fisher David and Anna Victoria Biles Elder, and was married to the late Edna Davis Elder. Mr. Elder was a member of the Methodist Church. He was a retired farmer.

Survivors include four daughters, Mrs. Hazel Slate of Hendersonville, Mrs. Ann Clifton of Mt. Pleasant, Mrs. Betty Davis of Roswell, Georgia, Mrs. Elaine Willis of Muscle Shoals, Alabama; four sons, Roy Elder of Pulaski, Tillman Elder of Puyallup, Washington, Richard Elder of Nashville, and Bobby Elder of Harvest, Alabama; 16 grandchildren, and 20 great-grandchildren.
Bennett May Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

ELDER, Michael Alan OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 27 Jul 1989
Michael Alan Elder, 21, of Scottsboro, AL died Tuesday, July 18, 1989 in Birmingham, AL. Funeral services were held July 21 at the Calvary Baptist Church with Rev. Don Cooper and Rev. Robert Buchanan officiating. Burial was in Pinehaven Memorial Gardens.
He had completed his junior year at Samford University, where he was majoring in music ministry. He was employed at Forbes Music Company and was the music minister at Packer Memorial Baptist Church in Birmingham.
He was the son of Barbara Cofield of Scottsboro, AL and the late Larry Elder. Other survivors include his step-father, Larry Cofield, Scottsboro; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Shelton of Scottsboro and Mr. and Mrs. Roy B. Elder, Tullahoma, formerly of Pulaski; great-grandmother, Mrs. J. F. Pate of Nashville.


ELDER, Thomas Case OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 22 Jan 1987
Mr. Thomas Case Elder, 81, of Nashville, died Friday, Jan. 16, 1987, after a long illness. Funeral services were held on Monday, Jan. 19, in the chapel of Pettus, Owen and Wood Funeral Home in Nashville.. Burial was in Spring Hill Cemetery.
Mr. Elder, a native of Giles County, was the son of the late William Copeland and Lena Case Elder. He was a 1925 graduate of Prospect High School, attended the University of Missouri at Rolla and retired several years ago from Kerrigan Iron Works, where he was supervisor for many years.
His survivors include his wife, Dorothy McCormick Elder of Nashville; his son, Stanley Wayne Elder of Nashville; two grandsons, Jay E. and Greg A. Elder, both of Nashville; one brother, Vachel B. Elder of Prospect.

ELDRIDGE, Annie Jehoy Boyd OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 18 Aug 1982
Mrs. Annie Jehoy Boyd Eldridge, 96, died on Friday, August 13, 1982, at Oakwood Hall Health Care Center in Lewisburg.
A native and life-long resident of Giles County, she was the daughter of the late Columbus and Harriet Childress Boyd and the wife of the late Jackson Eldridge. She attended Walden University in Nashville and taught in the public schools of Davidson and Giles Counties. She was a member of the Round Hill African Methodist Episcopal Church, where she was the church secretary, a Sunday School Teacher, a member of the Stewardess Board and the Missionary Society. She was also a member of the Home Demonstration Club of Lynnville.
Funeral services were held at noon Tuesday, August 17, at the Round Hill Church in Lynnville, Phillip Griffin officiating, with burial in Robertson Fork Cemetery, Queen Ann Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include several nieces and nephews.


ELIAS, Akemore OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 04 Dec 1984
Akemore Elias, 74, Route 1, Lynnville, died on Wednesday, November 28, 1984, at Maury County Hospital in Columbia.
A native of Giles County, he was the son of the late Charlie and Fannie Scott Elias. He was a retired farmer and a retired employee of Maremont Corporation. He was a member of the Lynnville Church of Christ.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, December 1, at Bennett May Chapel, Mack Wheeler and Al May officiating, with burial in Lynnwood Cemetery at Lynnville.
Survivors include his wife, Doris Barlara Elias, Lynnville; four daughters, Mrs. Christine Taylor, Nashville, Mrs. Dorothy Krchmar, Downer's Grove, Illinois, Mrs. Dolly Smith, Elmhurst, Illinois, and Miss Glenda Elias, Lynnville; two sons, Akemore Elias, Jr., Elmhurst and Ronald Elias, Lynnville; and two grandchildren.

ELIAS, Elizabeth Jane Matthews OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 17 Jun 1981
Funeral services for Mrs. Elizabeth Jane Matthews Elias, 66, were held at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at Oakes and Nichols Funeral Home, Columbia. Burial was in Lynnwood Cemetery, Lynnville.
Mrs. Elias died Monday in a Columbia health care center after an extended illness.
A native of Maury County, she was the daughter of Mrs. Mary Cannon Matthews and the late Allen Matthews and was married to the late Mechelle Elias of Waco.
A former teacher in the Maury County School system, Mrs. Elias attended Middle Tennessee State University. She was a member of Lynnville Presbyterian Church.
Survivors in addition to her mother include a daughter, Mrs. Mary Ellen Helton, Columbia; a son, John Allen Elias, Columbia; two sisters, Miss Eloise Matthews and Mrs. Catherine Frierson, both of Columbia; and three grandchildren.

ELIAS, Glenda Ann OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 06 Mar 1986
A Lynnville woman was found dead Sunday, the apparent victim of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head.
Glenda Ann Elias, 35, was found in her car by her parents late Sunday afternoon. Authorities believe she had been dead as long as 18 hours before the body was discovered.
Services were Wednesday at Bennett May Chapel with Al May officiating. Burial was in Lynnwood Cemetery in Lynnville.
A Giles County native, Miss Elias attended David Lipscomb College and Middle Tennessee State University where she received her masters degree in education. She formerly taught at Bridgeforth Middle School.
She was the daughter of the late Akemore Elias and Doris Barlar Elias.
Survivors in addition to her mother include three sisters, Christine Traylor of Nashville, Dorothy Kramer of Downers Grove, Ill., and Dolly Smith of Elmhurst, Ill.; two brothers, Akemore Elias, Jr. of Elmhurst, Ill., and Ronald Elias of Lynnville; one niece and one nephew.

ELKINS, Bertha Bernice OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 28 Sep 1989

Mrs. Bertha Bernice Elkins, 87, of Paradise Hills Retirement Home in Pulaski, died Sunday, Sept. 24, 1989, at Hillside Hospital. Funeral services were held Tuesday, Sept. 26, at Bennett May Chapel with Dr. J. David Miller and the Rev. Billy Craighead officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Tennessee, Mrs. Elkins was the daughter of the late T. J. Williams and was married to the late Rev. J. C. Elkins. She was a member of the Methodist church.
Survivors include one son, Carl Elkins of Hendersonville; three daughters, Mrs. Ethel Moore and Mrs. Dora Wells, both of Pulaski, Mrs. Wilodene Chambers of Decatur, Ala.; 13 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; one brother, A. W. Williams of Hawaii.

ELKINS, John and Frances OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 05 Jun 1984
John and Frances Elkins died on Sunday, June 3, 1984, in an automobile accident in Springfield, Missouri. Mr. Elkins, formerly of Giles County, attended Martin College. He had been employed with the National Casket Co. for about 30 years. His father, the Rev. J. C. Elkins, was a retired minister in Giles County for many years.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 6, at First Baptist Church in Dixson, Tennessee.
Mr. Elkins is survived by three children, Michael, Aaron and Bonnie of Nashville; his mother, Mrs. J. C. Elkins of Pulaski; four sisters, Ethel Moore and Dora Wells, of Pulaski, Willodyne Chambers of Decatur, Alabama, and Flora McClain of Mt. Pleasant, Tennessee; one brother, Carl Elkins of Gallatin; and three grandchildren.

ELLIS, Mattie Belle Honea OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 01 Sep 1987
Mrs. Mattie Belle Ellis, 80, of Ardmore, Tenn., died Aug. 26, 1987, at her residence. Funeral services were held Friday, August 28, at Taylor Funeral Home Chapel with Warren Glass officiating. Burial was in Gatlin Cemetery.
A native of Lincoln County, Mrs. Ellis was the daughter of the late Thomas and Nellie Straughn Honea and was married to the late Charles Ellis. She was a member of Elkton Church of Christ.
Survivors include three sons, David and T. J. Ellis, both of Ardmore, Wade Ellis of Fayetteville; five daughters, Jenny Lineberger of Florida, Nadine Hodges of Ardmore, Owena Pierce of Fayetteville, Shirley Russell of Pulaski; Gail Posey of Elkmont, Ala.; three brothers, Rube and Milton Honea, both of Delrose, T. C. Honea of Fayetteville; four sisters, Beatrice Simms of Nashville, Ailene Bridgeman of South Carolina, Lucille Hambrick and Eliza Burton, both of Fayetteville; 19 grandchildren; 19 great-great-grandchildren; and two step-grandchildren.

ENGLETT, Edward Dean OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 4 Jun 1980
Edward Dean Englett, 47, of Route 7, Pulaski, died Thursday, May 29 in Giles County Hospital. Funeral rites were held Sunday at 3:00 p. m. at Bennett-May Chapel with burial in Maplewood Cemetery. The Rev. Mack Pinkelton was the officiant.
Born in Giles County, Mr. Englett was the son of the Ira Clay and Willie Pillow Englett of the Wales Community, who survive. He was an operator of heavy equipment in construction work.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Benny Reynolds Englett; a daughter, Mrs. Lisa Vanderpool, Pulaski; a son, Frank M. Englett, U. S. Navy; two brothers, Bailey Englett, Wales Community, and Jim Tom Englett, Birmingham, Ala.

ENGLETT, Frank Austin OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 27 May 1981
Funeral services for Frank Austin Englett, 41, of Bon Aqua, who died Sunday, May 24 in Veterans' Administration Hospital, Nashville, were held Tuesday at 1:00 p.m. at Bennett-May Chapel by Church of Christ minister G. C. Fox and Chaplain Goforth of Ft. Campbell, Ky. Burial was in Mt. Moriah Cemetery.
Mr. Englett, a retired serviceman, United States Army, was supply officer at the V. A. Hospital, Nashville. He was a Giles County native, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank O. Englett of Lawrenceburg, who survive.
In addition to his parents, survivors include his wife, Mrs. Nancy Stevens Englett; two sons, Patrick Englett and Thomas Englett of Bon Aqua; maternal grandmother, Mrs. Ella Prince, Lawrenceburg; eight brothers, Hughie D. Englett, Leoma, Terry L. Englett and Larry E. Englett, Jackson, Johnny W. Englett, Jerry W. Englett and Gary S. Englett, Nashville, David M. Englett and Mark A. Englett, Lawrenceburg; four sisters, Mrs. Brenda Alverson, Alabama, Mrs. Linda Cannaon and Mrs. Pam Weeks, Lawrenceburg, and Mrs. Penny Wells, Leoma; several nieces and nephews.

ENGLETT, Gary OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 07 Jun 1983
Gary Englett, 30, of 214 Howard St., Lawrenceburg, TN died June 2, 1983, in Lawrenceburg. He was a Lawrence County native, and a member of the Church of Christ.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 5, 1983, at Bennett-May Chapel with burial in Mt. Moriah Cemetery, Bro. G. C. Fox officiating.
Survivors include one son, Tony Englett, of Nashville; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Englett, Lawrenceburg; four sisters, Brenda Alverson, Gurley , Ala., Linda Cannon and Pam Weeks, both of Lawrenceburg, and Penny Wells, Leoma, TN; seven brothers, Hugie, David, and Terry Englett, all of Lawrenceburg, Jerry and Johnny Englett of Nashville, Larry Englett of Jackson, TN, and Mark Englett of Ethridge, TN.

ENGLETT, Leon OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 24 Sep 1985
Mr. Leon Englett, 84, of Winter Haven, Fla., died Friday, Sept. 13, 1985, at Lake Wales, Fla. Hospital.
Funeral services were held at 2 p. m. Monday, Sept. 16, at Bennett-May Chapel with Rev. Mack Pinkelton officiating. Burial was in Mt. Moriah Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, he was the son of the late Mack and Lou Ray Englett.
Survivors include four daughters, Mrs. Jewel Curtis of Winter Haven, Fla., Mrs. Hazel Abernathy, Mrs. Katherine Arthur, both of Pulaski, Mrs. Judy Goetz of Ohio; two sons, Bobby and Steve Englett, both of Ohio; several grandchildren and great grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Grace Holley of Pulaski; one brother, Frank Englett of Lawrenceburg.

ENGLETT, Willie Blanche OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 20 Sep 1983
Mrs. Willie Blanche Englett, age 77, of Route 7, Box 192, Pulaski, died September 15, 1983, at Vanderbilt Hospital. Funeral services were held at Bennett-May Chapel Sunday, September 18, at 1:00 p.m. with the Reverend Mack Pinkelton officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.

A native of Giles County, Mrs. Englett was a member of the Presbyterian Church and was a housewife. She was married to Ira Englett and was the daughter of the late Tom and Ella Cashion Pillow.
Survivors other than her husband include two sons, Jim Tom Englett of Birmingham, Alabama, and Bailey Englett of Pulaski; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

ENGLISH, Jennie OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 06 Mar 1984
Miss Jennie English, age 81, of the Campbellsville Community, died Monday, February 27, 1984, at the Giles County Hospital. Funeral services were held in Bennett-May Chapel at 2 p.m. Wednesday, February 29, with the Reverend Clarence K. Stewart officiating. Burial was in Campbellsville Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Miss English was a member of the Campbellsville Cumberland Presbyterian Church. She was a retired employee of the Campbellsville High School. Her parents were the late Clyde and Janie Cowan English.
Survivors include one niece, Mrs. Jane Sherrill of Nashville; and one great-niece, Mrs. Stephanie Shockley of Nashville.
Bennett May Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

ERVIN, Goldie Copeland OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, __ May 1980
Funeral services for Mrs. Goldie C. Ervin, a former Giles Countian who died in Dearborn, Michigan May 2, 1980 were held Sunday, May 4 at 2:00 p. m. at the Harris Funeral Chapel. The Church of Christ minister officiated. Burial was in Lynnwood Cemetery, Lynnville.
Mrs. Ervin was the daughter of the late George Allen and Leota Copeland of Lynnville. She was married to the late Bobbie Ervin.
Survivors include one brother, Edgar N. Copeland of Dearborn, Mich. and several nieces and nephews.

ERVIN, James Campbell OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 28 Dec 1989
Mr. James "Pete" Campbell Ervin, 70, of Huntsville, Ala., died Thursday, Dec. 21, 1989, at Huntsville Hospital. Funeral services were conducted at Spry Funeral Home Chapel in Huntsville with Travis A. Warlick and Herb Williamson officiating. Burial was in Maple Hill Cemetery.
Mr. Ervin, a native of Giles County, was a veteran of World War II, serving in the 202th Military Police Company. He received a unit citation for good conduct and five Bronze Stars. He was a member of the American Legion, VFW and Elks Lodge and was dierect manager of American National Insurance Company for 23 years before retiring.
Survivors include his wife, Meda Ervin of Huntsville; two daughters, Carole Arsznan and Linda Holt, both of Huntsville; one brother, Frank Ervin of Lynnville and three grandchildren.

ERWIN, Rose Lee OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 08 Sep 1982
Rose Lee Erwin, 62, of 827 Rackley Drive, Pulaski, died at the Giles County Hospital on September 1, 1982.
Funeral services were held at Bennett-May Chapel on Friday, September 3, at 3:00 p. m. with Rev. Mack Pinkelton and Rev. Jimmy Bass officiating. Burial followed in Giles Memory Gardens.

A native of Kentucky, Mrs. Erwin was married to David L. Erwin. She was the daughter of Iona Moore. Mrs. Erwin was a member of the United Methodist Church and was employed by Fafnir Bearing as an inspector.
Survivors include, her husband, David L. Erwin of Pulaski; her mother, Iona Moore of Brandenburg, Ky.; two sons, David Oliver of El Paso, Texas, John Oliver of Detroit, Mich.; one brother, James Moore of Elizabethton, Ky.; and one sister, Margaret Louderdale of Birmingham, Alabama.

ESLICK, Ben Allen OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 25 May 1983
Mr. Ben Allen Eslick, 88, Pulaski, died Saturday, May 21, 1983, at Giles County Hospital. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Monday, May 23, at Bennett-May Chapel with burial in New Zion Cemetery, Mack Pinkelton and Clarence Stewart officiating.
A Giles County native, he was the son of the late Ben and Beulah Williams Eslick and was married to the late Gladys Peden Eslick. He is a member of the Baptist Church.
He is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Nell Newton, Pulaski; two sons, Fred and Hobert Eslick, both of Pulaski; five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

ESLICK, Fred OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 09 May 1989
Fred Eslick, 72, died Wednesday, May 3, 1989 at his home in Pulaski. Funeral services were held May 5 at Bennett May Chapel with Mack Pinkelton officiating. Burial was in New Zion Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, he was the son of Ben Allen and Gladys Peden Eslick. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Gipsy O'Malley Eslick, Pulaski; two daughters, Mrs. Renee Luna, Pulaski, Mrs. Barbara Manley, Triune; one son, William Boyd Eslick, Nashville; one sister, Nell Newton, Pulaski; one brother, Hobert Eslick, Pulaski; six grandchildren.

ESLICK, Hallie Grant OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 05 Sep 1982
Hallie Grant Eslick, 95, of 404 South Third Street died on Tuesday, September 28, 1982 at Giles County Hospital.
Funeral services were conducted by the Rev. Gudger Nichols at 10:30 a. m. on Thursday, September 30 at Bennett-May Chapel. Burial followed in Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Giles County and a member of the Presbyterian Church, Mrs. Eslick was a housewife. She was the daughter of the late Taliaferro Grant and Helen Buford Grant. She was married to the late Mark Eslick.
Survivors include, two daughters, Miss Helen Eslick of Pulaski and Mrs. Martha Eslick Young of Twin Falls, Idaho; one son, Tol Eslick of Pulaski; 5 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren.

ESLICK, Helen Buford OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 18 Jun 1985
Miss Helen Buford Eslick, 76, of Pulaski, died June 14 in Pulaski Health Care Center. Graveside services were June 15 in the Maplewood Cemetery.
Survivors include one sister, Mrs. R. E. Youree of Twin Falls, Idaho; and one brother, Tol G. Eslick of Pulaski.

The Giles County native was the daughter of the late Mark and Hallie Grant Eslick.

ESLICK, Louise Thompson OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 24 Dec 1987
Mrs. Louise Thompson Eslick, 84, of Greenville, S. C. (formerly of Pulaski), died Monday, Dec. 21, 1987, at St. Frances Hospital in Greenville. Graveside services were held at Maplewood Cemetery Wednesday, Dec. 23, with the Rev. Hollis Hunt officiating. Bennett May and Company was in charge of arrangement.s
A native of Lewisburg, Mrs. Eslick was the daughter of the late Myrt Lawson and Lillian Samuel Thompson and was married to the late George Byron Eslick. She lived most of her life in Nashville, then moved to Pulaski, and in 1983, moved to Greenville.
Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Clint (Joanne) Edwards of Greenville; one son, Dr. William Monroe White, Jr. of Blacksburg, Va.; six grandchildren; one great-grandchild; three sisters, Mrs. D. J. Deaderick of Nashville, Mrs. C. F. Hardy of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Mrs. F. W. Holzapfel of Louisville, Ky.; one brother, Max Lawson Thompson of Nashville.

ESLICK, Mary Elizabeth OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 31 Oct 1989
Miss Mary Elizabeth Eslick, 82, of Radnor Baptist Towers of Nashville, formerly of Giles County, died Saturday, Oct. 21, 1989, at Williamson Medical Center in Franklin.
Funeral services were held Monday, Oct. 23, at Bennett May Chapel with Rev. William T. Hill and Timothy Ashford Dye officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Miss Eslick was the daughter of the late Henry J. and Cordelia Williams Eslick. She was a member of the Baptist church and was self-employed at Harpeth Terrace Center. For the past 16 years, she has lived in the Nashville-Franklin area and prior to that live in Panama City, Fla. for 15 years.
Survivors include one sister, Mrs. Emmie Eslick Spivey of Harpeth Terrace Center in Franklin; one niece, Mrs. Christine Holbert Dye of Brentwood; one great niece, Mrs. Cindy Dye Mak of Brentwood; one great nephew, Timothy Ashford Dye of Brentwood; two great-great-nephews, David and Jonathan Mak of Brentwood.

ESLICK, Richard K. (Dick) OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 31 Jan 1984
Richard K. (Dick) Eslick, age 86, of Route 4, Pulaski, died Sunday, January 22, 1984 at Giles County Hospital. Funeral services were held Tuesday, January 24 at Bennett May Chapel with Rev. Mack Pinkelton officiating. Burial in Giles Memory Gardens.
Mr. Eslick was the son of the late John and Ella Samuel Eslick. He was a veteran of World War I and was magistrate in the 20th district of Giles County for 12 years. Mr. Eslick was a member of the Methodist Church and was a retired farmer.
Mr. Eslick was married to Mrs. Elsie Dugger Eslick of Pulaski; she survives.
Bennett May was in charge of the arrangements.

ESLICK, Sadie Colbert OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 09 Dec 1986
Mrs. Sadie Eslick, 82, of Pulaski Health Care Center died Sunday, Dec. 7, 1986, at Hillside Hospital. Funeral services were held Tuesday, Dec. 9, at Bennett May Chapel with burial in Giles Memory Gardens.

A native of Alabama, Mrs. Eslick was the daughter of the late John L. and Mary Arthur Colbert and was married to the late Eugene Edward Eslick, Sr. She was a member of the Church of Christ and was a retired licensed practical nurse.
Survivors include five sons, J. L., Eugene, Jr., Ralph and Merritt Eslick, all of Giles County, Robert Eslick of Oklahoma; 13 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

ESTEP, Nelson Charlie OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 31 Dec 1985
Nelson Charlie Estep, 73, of Route 8, Athens, Ala., died Friday Dec. 27, 1985, at the Athens Limestone Hospital. He was a member of the Northside Church of Christ.
Funeral services were held at 1:30 p.m. at the Spry Chapel with Bobby Turner and Gary Kelsey officiating. Burial was in Roseland Cemetery in Athens.
Survivors include his wife, Etha Estep of Athens; two sons, Joel and Phillip Estep, both of Athens; one daughter, Rita Sanders of Athens; four brothers, Lester Estep of Florida, Joel, Buford, and Eton Estep, all of Athens; two sisters, Cleo Flannigan of Athens and Odel Burlington of Athens; two brothers-in-law, Guy and Joe Phillips of Pulaski; and six grandchildren.

ESTES, Charles Herbert Jr. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 01 Nov 1983
Mr. Charles Herbert Estes, Jr., age 59, of 262 E. Cemetery Street, Pulaski, died Friday, October 28, 1983, at the Giles County Hospital.
Funeral services were held Sunday, October 30, 1983, at the Bennett-May Chapel at 2 p.m. with Brother Floyd Farris and the Rev. Charles Oaks officiating. Burial was in the Rose Hill Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Estes was a self-employed painter. He was married to Gwendolyn Olean Holley Estes of Pulaski and the son of the late Charles H. Sr. and Pearl Pinkelton Estes.
Survivors other than his wife, include, three daughters, Mrs. Brenda Fralix, Miss Shirley Faye Estes, both of Pulaski, Mrs. Reba Joyce Hite of Columbia; four sons, Larry Rose Estes, Ernest Gene Estes, Charles Glenn Estes and Windell Ray Estes, all of Pulaski; five grandchildren; and three sisters, Mrs. Mildred Fralix of Pulaski, Mrs Christine Forrester of St. Louis, MO and Mrs. Patsy Kelton, of Pulaski.

ESTES, Frances C. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 01 Nov 1983
Miss Francis C. Estes, age 67, of 705 E. Madison Street, Pulaski, died October 27, 1983, at her residence.
Funeral services were held at 2:30 p.m. Friday, October 28, at the Carr and Erwin Chapel with Tom Campbell officiating. Burial was in the Lynnwood Cemetery.
Miss Estes was a native of Giles County and the daughter of the late Andrew and Verdie West Estes. She was an employee of Genesco where she had been employed for 39 years. Survivors of Miss Estes are two sisters, Mrs. John A. Gunter of Pulaski, and Mrs. Mary Rosson of Illinois.

ESTES, Joseph OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 09 Mar 1983

Joseph Estes, six-month-old son of Danny and Mary Jett Estes, died Monday, March 7, 1983, at Maury County Hospital. Funeral services were scheduled for 2 p.m. Wed., March 9 at Williams Funeral Home, Columbia, with burial in Lynnwood Cemetery, Lynnville.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by a sister, Robin Estes, Lynnville; one brother, Tracy Estes, Lynnville; paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Estes, Lynnville; and maternal grandparents, Mrs. Marie Jett, Sante Fe, and Milton Wilson Jett, Tullahoma.

EUBANK, Buren E. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 28 Nov 1984
Buren E. Eubank, 79, of Route 1, Prospect, TN, died November 20, 1984 at his home. Graveside funeral services were held November 21 at 11 a.m at Hanna Cemetery with Rev. Mack Pinkelton officiating. Bennett-May Funeral Home was in charge.
A native of Giles County, TN, Mr. Eubank was the son of the late Guy and Betty White Eubank. He was a farmer and a member of the Baptist faith.
Mr. Eubank has no immediate survivors.

EUBANK, Lillian Johnson OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 29 Nov 1984
Mrs. Lillian Johnson Eubank, 88, Pulaski, died on Tuesday, November 20, 1984, at Pulaski Health Care Center. A native of Giles County, she was the daughter of the late Joe and Emma C. Johnson. She was a member of First United Methodist Church.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, November 23, at Bennett May Chapel, Paul Allen officiating, with burial in Maplewood Cemetery.
Survivors include her husband, Forrest Eubank, Pulaski; one son, Clay Tucker of Murfreesboro; two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

EUBANK, Myrtle Holley OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 28 Jul 1987
Mrs. Myrtle Eubank, 85, died Monday, July 20, 1987, at Hillview Nursing Center in Columbia. Funeral services were held Wednesday, July 22, at Bennett-May Chapel with William H. Lewis officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Eubank was the daughter of the late William and Dovie Redd Holley and was married to the late Andrew Jackson Eubank. She was a member of the Church of Christ. Two grandchildren preceded her in death, William Andrew Eubank and Sheryl Ann Hanvy.
Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Betty Davis, and Mrs. Frances Humm, both of Columbia; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

EUBANK, William Sumpter OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 15 Sep 1982
Mr. William Sumpter Eubank, 78, Prospect, died Wednesday, September 8, 1982, at Giles County Hospital. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Friday, September 10 at Bennett-May Chapel, with burial in the Hanna Cemetery, the Rev. Clarence Stewart officiating.
A native of Giles County, he was the son of the late Guy and Betty White Eubank. He is survived by a brother, Buren E. Eubank of the Stella community.

EVANS, Carrie Esther Tipper OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 29 Apr 1981

Mrs. Carrie Esther Tipper Evans, 72, of Lawrenceburg died Thursday, April 23, 1981 in that city. Funeral services were held at 10:00 a. m. Saturday, April 25 at North Funeral Home with burial in Scotts Hill Cemetery.
Mrs. Evans was the daughter of Walter D. and Martha Curtis Hood.
Survivors include seven step-sons, Harold Tipper and Carroll Tipper, Lawrenceburg, Charles Tipper, Murfreesboro, Harold Tipper, Smyrna, Herschel Evans, Fla., Buford Evans, Lawrenceburg, and Carl Evans, Louisiana; four step daughters, Mrs. Mary Hasting, Lewisburg, Mrs. Norma Vincent, Arkansas, Mrs. Duzzie Hood, Pulaski, Mrs. Mabel Yocom, Leoma, Tenn.; one brother, Sam Hood, Pulaski; 30 step grandchildren and several step-great-grandchildren.

EVANS, Foster OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 27 Oct 1987
Mr. Foster Evans, 66, of Pulaski, died Friday, Oct. 12, 1987, at his residence. Funeral services were held Sunday, Oct. 25, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with the Rev. Mack Pinkelton officiating. Burial was in Giles Memory Garden.
Mr. Evans was a native of West Virginia. Survivors include his wife, Lillian Evans of Pulaski; two sons, Johnny Evans of Goodspring, Ronnie Evans of Pulaski; three daughters, Jean Birdsong of Goodspring, Janice Garrett and Jane McCormack, both of Pulaski; one brother, Jack Evans of Texas; three half-brothers, Jim, Jerry and Bud Jordon, all of West Virginia; four half-sisters, Helen Palmer, Virginia Posey, Lucille Linger and Freda Wagoner, all of West Virginia; four grandchildren.

EVANS, George Noyes Jr. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 07 Aug 1984
George Noyes Evans, Jr., 64, of San Antonio, Texas, died in a hospital there Sunday. Services are at 10 a.m. Wednesday in First Presbyterian Church, where he was a member. Interment is in Mission Burial Park South.

The San Antonio native was a son of George Noyes, Sr. and Doris Houston Evans. He was a member of the Order of the Alamo and Texas Cavaliers. He attended San Antonio Academy and Culver Military Academy in Culver, Ind., and graduated from TMI and Princeton University. Evans was a rancher in Bexar, Uvalde and Gonzales Counties in Texas and was the owner of a horse farm and training facility in Giles County where he raised, trained and showed quarter horses. Recently, he was employed as manager of Silver Rose Stables in San Antonio.
Survivors include his wife, Grace Holt Evans of San Antonio; three daughters, Georgeann Blackburn of Tennessee, Mary Margaret Rhame of San Antonio and Patricia Nutt of Wimberly, Texas; a sister, Alice Evans Downie of Sanderson, Texas; a brother, Waylon Houston Evans of Bandera, Texas; seven grandchildren.

EVANS, Henry Amos OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 18 Nov 1981
Henry Amos Evans, 88, of the Lynnville Community died November 4 in Lewisburg Community Hospital. Services were Thursday, November 5 at Oakes and Nichols Funeral Home, Columbia with Church of Christ ministers Murry Alexander and Melvin Dugger officiating. Burial was in Lynnwood Cemetery, Lynnville.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Evans, the son of the late Barney and Suzie Cannon Evans, had been a life long farmer. He was a member of the Stiversville Church of Christ. In 1935 he married Mrs. Harriet Dugger Evans, who survives.

Other survivors include two nieces, Mrs. R. M. Campbell of Donelson and Mrs. Glenna Johnson of Nashville; several great nieces and nephews.

EVANS, Horace Greeley OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 05 Dec 1989
Mr. Horace Greeley (Johnnie) Evans, 86, died Wednesday, Nov. 29, 1989, at Hillside Hospital. Funeral services were held Sunday, Dec. 3, at the Diuquid Memorial Chapel in Lynchburg, Va., with Dr. J. David Miller officiating. Burial was held Monday, Dec. 4, at the Fort Hill Memorial Park in Lynchburg, Va.
A native of Campbell County, Va., Mr. Evans was the son of the late Ennis Watson and Wilie Timberlake Thompson Evans and was married to the late Erna Sue Woolridge Evans. He was owner of the Johnnie Evans Plumbing and Heating Company in Lynchburg, Va., for 30 years. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Lynchburg, the Lynchburg Chamber of Commerce and the Lions Club.
Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Joann Miller; one son-in-law, Dr. J. David Miller; one grandson, James D. Miller, Jr., all of Pulaski; one sister, Iris Evans of Roanoke, Va.

EVANS, James W. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, __ Sep 1993
Mr. James W. Evans, 79, of Pulaski, died Thursday September 9, 1993 at Hillside Hospital.
Graveside services were held on Sunday at Giles Memory Gardens with G. C. Fox officiating.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Evans was a retired highway construction worker. He was the son of the late Gilbert and Fannie Harris Evans.
Survivors include one daughter, Beverly Eslick, Nashville; three sons, Jimmy Evans, Ohio, Bobby Evans, Washington state, and Bill Evans, Nashville; and one sister, Edna Forrester, Panama City, Fla.; several grandchildren.

EVANS, Thomas Martin Sr. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 02 Dec 1986
Mr. Thomas Martin Evans, Sr., 72, of Nashville, died Friday, Nov. 21, at St. Thomas Hospital. Funeral services were held Monday, Nov. 24, at West End United Methodist Church with Dr. Russell Montfort and Rev. Andrew Benedict III officiating. Burial was in Mt. Olivet Cemetery.
A native of Athens, Ala., Mr. Evans was the son of the late Henry Bugg and Betty Ross Evans. The family moved to Lynnville in 1919. Mr. Evans was an attorney in Nashville and also operated the Evans Way Farm in Williamson County. He was married to the late Virginia Richey Evans.
Survivors include a son, Thomas Martin Evans, Jr. of Nashville; a daughter, Dee Aylward of St. Louis, Mo.; two sisters, Mrs. Elizabeth Kennedy and Mrs. Mary Minatra, both of Pulaski; a brother, Ross I. Evans, Sr. of Nashville; and five grandchildren.

EVERLY, Frances OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 19 Mar 1985
Frances Everly, a Giles County educator for more than 40 years, "will be thoroughly missed," a friend who knew her many of those years, said.
Miss Everly, 64, died Monday morning at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville only six-months after retiring from four decades of administering and teaching education here.

Her body is at Bennett-May Funeral Home in Pulaski.
"She was a fine teacher, a good friend and a good friend of children," Dolly McKay, a former chairman of the Giles County Board of Education, and a long time friend of Miss Everly's said, "She was just a great person and will be thoroughly missed."
Miss Everly, a classroom teacher for 22 years and a librarian for 10, retired from her administrative job in August. For nine years she headed the operation of the school handicap program as the county's special education supervisor.
"I think I could tear myself apart if I looked back too much," Miss Everly said in September when talking about her retirement. "I had extremely mixed emotions."
Miss Everly noted, however, that retirement would no slow her down. She had a lot of plans, she said, including taking care of her ailing mother.
Those who worked in the same office as she did during her final nine years in education said Miss Everly was a hard worker.
"She was a fine person," Shirley Poole, the county's supervisor of instruction, said. "She was very competent in her work and very conscientious."
Miss Everly, who lived at Route 1, Lynnville, is survived by her mother, Erna Holbert Everly, and by one brother, Thomas Everly. Her father was the late Batt Evans Everly.
Miss Everly was born in Giles County, and she will be buried in Maplewood Cemetery. Rev. Roy West and Rev. Phil Ross will preside over the services.
The funeral will be held Wednesday, at 2:30 p.m. at Bennett May Chapel.

EVERLY, Mary Erna Holbert OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 27 Jan 1987
Mrs. Mary Erna Everly, 97, of Lynnville, died Friday, Jan. 23, 1987, at Pulaski Health Care Center. Funeral services were held Sunday, Jan. 25, at Bennett May Chapel with the Rev. William H. Moss officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Everly was the daughter of the late James and Lula Ashford Holbert and was married to the late Batt Evans Everly. She was a member of the Methodist Church.
Survivors include one son, Thomas Everly of Lynnville; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Bertha Elam of Hendersonville, Mrs. Bessie Hastings of Detroit, Mich.; one brother, Oakley Holbert of Pulaski.

EVERLY, Ozella Evans OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 17 Dec 1980
Funeral services for Mrs. Ozella Everly were conducted Saturday, December 13 at Higgins Funeral Home in Fayetteville with the Rev. Jacob Gardner and the Rev. Ronnie Pittinger, Nashville officiating. Burial was in Booneshill Cemetery.
A native of Lincoln County, Mrs. Everly was the daughter of the late George and Frances Collins Evans. She was married to Marion A. Wright, who died in 1940. She later married the late Robert W. Everly of Pulaski.
Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Ed Ellis, Brentwood, two sons, Marion A. Wright, Rome, Ga., Robert M. Wright, Nashville; two step daughters, Mrs. J. W. Harwell and Mrs. Roy Brownlow, Pulaski; a brother, James O. Evans, Louisville, Ky.; eight grandchildren, three step-grandchildren; 6 step great grandchildren and one step great, great grandchild.


EVERS, Kathy Rachel Pennington OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 02 Jun 1987
A nursing instructor and an Alabama man were the victims of the grinding van-truck collision on U. S. Highway 64 West Thursday afternoon.
Killed were Kathy Rachel Evers, 32, of Loretto, and Bernard C. Smith, 69, of Harvest, Ala. The accident happened shortly before 3 p.m. Thursday.
Mrs. Evers was a nursing instructor at the state Pulaski Area Vocational-Technical School.....
Mrs. Evers, a Lawrence County native, was the daughter of Walter Pennington.
Survivors include her husband, John Evers of Loretto; two sons, Matthew and Jacob Evers, both of Loretto; mother, Bernice Jacobs Pennington of Loretto; two brothers, Bobby of Georgia and Ronnie Pennington of Huntsville, Ala.
Funeral services for Mrs. Evers were Sunday afternoon at Loretto Memorial Chapel. Burial was in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery.

EZELL, Joe E. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 23 October 1984
Joe E. Ezell, 84, of Lewisburg, formerly of Pulaski, died on Monday, October 22, 1984, in Rock Haven Care Home in Lewisburg. A native of Marshall County, he was the son of the late Frank H. and Jennie Swanson Ezell and was married to the late Rena Harris Ezell. He was a member of the Methodist Church and had retired from the Borden Company of Lewisburg.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, October 24, at Lawrence Funeral Home in Chapel Hill, Hollis Hunt officiating, with burial in Swanson Cemetery, Chapel Hill.
Survivors include two daughters, Miss Pat Ezell of Nashville and Mrs. Betty Jo Hardiman, Tampa, Florida; and five grandchildren.

EZELL, Orlean OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 07 Feb 1989
Orlean Ezell, 73, died Friday, Feb. 3, 1989 in Washington, D.C. Graveside services will be held Feb. 9 at 11 a.m. at Maplewood Cemetery.
Survivors include one sister, Annie P. Harris, Pulaski; one brother, Nathaniel Ezell, Indiana; one niece and three nephews.
Johnson Funeral Home in Lewisburg is in charge of arrangements.

EZELL, Ruth Bottom OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 4 Nov 1981
Mrs. Ruth Bottom Ezell, 79, Elkton, died Thursday, October 29, 1981, at Giles County Hospital.
She was the daughter of the late Ben and Mary Lou Puckett Bottom and the wife of the late Henry Grady Ezell. Mrs. Ezell was the Elkton correspondent for OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, and OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, and former executive secretary of the Giles County Tuberculosis Association. A member of Elkton United Methodist Church, where she was historian and a Sunday School teachers, she also held membership in the Giles County Historical Society, the Elkton Home Demonstration Club and was a former member of the American Legion Auxiliary. She was a past officer of the Eastern Star, a charter member of United Methodist Women and a former UMW zone president.

Survivors include three sons, Grady Ezell, Jr., Nashville, Bill Ezell, Lewisburg, and Andy Ezell, Nashville; one daughter, Lou Ezell Lewis, Tullahoma; one brother, Allison Bottom, Covington, Virginia; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Carr and Erwin Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

FAIRBETTER, Bisco OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 15 May 1984
Bisco Fairbetter, Cary, North Carolina, died on Tuesday, May 1, 1984, in Cary. Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. Friday, May 4, with burial in Maplewood Cemetery, Bennett May Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Burda Tucker Fairbetter, Cary, North Carolina; one son, Paul H. Fairbetter, Cary; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

FAIRBETTER, Howard OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 19 Aug 1981
Howard Fairbetter, of Spartanburg, S. C. died Thursday, August 6 in that city.
A native Giles Countian, he was the son of the late Andrew and Lula Dunnavant Fairbetter. A retired postal employee, he was a graduate of Elkton High School and attended the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Pearl White Fairbetter; a sister, Mrs. Bob Rule, Houston, Tx.; a niece, Mrs. Jean Rule Flipper, Nashville; two nephews, Robert Rule and Richard Rule, both of Texas.

FAIRCLOTH, Lorene Locker OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 24 Jul 1986
Funeral services for Lorene Faircloth were held July 21 in Jacksonville, Florida.
Survivors include a son, Ronnie Faircloth of Columbia, S.C.; daughter, Angela Roberts of Gainsville, Fla.; three sisters, Mary Ross of Nashville, Laura Shields of Huntsville, Ala., and Mrs. Ruth Orr of Lewisburg; two brothers, John Lee Locker of Fayetteville, J. W. Locker of Frankewing; several nieces and nephews, including Mrs. Donna Horn and Jimmy Locker, both of Giles County.

FARRAR, J. C. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 14 Jan 1986
Mr. J. C. Farrar, 75, of Brick Church community, died Tuesday, Dec. 31, 1985, at Maury County Hospital. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 2, at Cornersville Funeral Home.
Survivors include two sons, Leonard and Howard Farrar, both of Brick Church; nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

FARRINGTON, Odis H. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 19 Apr 1988
Mr. Odis H. Farrington, 67, of Lawrenceburg, died Wednesday, April 6, 1988, at Crockett Hospital. Funeral services were held Friday, April 8, at North Funeral Home Chapel with Bob Pope and Bill Brown officiating. Burial was in Lawrence County Memorial Gardens.
A native of Howell, Texas, Mr. Farrington was the son of the late Addie and Rhoda King Farrington. He was a member of First Baptist Church, a veteran of World War II, a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, served as district commander of D. A. V.; was a Mason of the Ethridge Masonic Lodge 666 and a lifetime member of D. A. V. He was a retired Baptist minister.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Vernie M. Farrington of Lawrenceburg; three sisters, Mrs. Allie Legg and Mrs. Jewell Peppers, both of Lawrenceburg; Mrs. Edna Bradley of Macon, Ga.; several nieces and nephews.

FARRIS, Gladys Gooch OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 09 Jan 1980
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Gladys Gooch Farris, 58, of Nashville, a retired employee of Sealtest Foods, Inc., died Thursday January 3 in Donelson Hospital, Donelson. Funeral rites were held Saturday at 2:00 p. m. at Bennett-May Chapel by the Rev. Clarence Stewart. Interment was in Giles Memory Gardens.
Mrs. Farris was the daughter of the late Zena and Jessie Dunnavant Gooch.
Survivors include her husband, Kenneth Farris, six brothers, William D. Gooch, Clinton, Leon Gooch, Norris, Everette Gooch, Myrtle Beach, S.C., Charles Gooch, Ashland City, Douglas Gooch and Ava Willard Gooch, Knoxville; 28 nieces and nephews.

FARRIS, Kenneth Edward OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 02 Jun 1982
Kenneth Edward Farris, 65, of 3109 Lakeland Drive in Nashville, died on Saturday, May 23, 1982, at Donelson Hospital in Donelson, TN.
Funeral services were conducted by the Rev. Clarence K. Stewart at 2:00 p. m. on Monday, May 31 at Bennett-May Chapel. Burial followed in Giles Memory Gardens.
A native of Giles County and a retired U. S. Postal Service employee, Mr. Farris was a veteran of WWII. He was also a member of the Minor Hill Baptist Church. He was married to the late Gladys Gooch Farris.
Survivors are two sisters, Mrs. Jerri Farris Hall and Mrs. Betty Jo Farris Thompson, both of Nashville; one brother, James L. Farris of Nashville and several nieces and nephews.

FARRIS, Pearl M. Harwell OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 28 Sep 1989
Mrs. Pearl M. Farris, 98, of Pulaski, died Monday, Sept. 25, 1989, at Oakwood Health Care Center in Lewisburg. Funeral services were held Wednesday, Sept. 27, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with Paul Sain and Mack Pinkelton officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Farris was the daughter of the late Stephen and Mattie Harwell.
Survivors include one son, Ray C. Walls of Lewisburg; 17 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and several great-great-grandchildren.

FAUGHT, Corina Price OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 14 Jun 1984
Mrs. Corina Price Faught, 48, Lawrenceburg, died on Monday, June 11, 1984, at Crockett General Hospital in Lawrenceburg. A native of Lawrence County, she was the daughter of the late Samuel Jackson Price. She was a member of the nursing profession.
Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 13, at North Funeral Home Chapel, with burial in Oak Hill Cemetery, Kenneth McCafferty officiating.
Survivors include her husband, James Faught, Lawrenceburg; her mother, Mrs. Reba Randolph Price, Lawrenceburg; one daughter, Vicky Gabel, Lawrenceburg; two sons, Michael Landis and Rodger Landis, Hixson, Tennessee; five sisters, Evelina Price, Esther Gulley, Jewell Johnson, Ruth Smith, Lawrenceburg, and Bessie Box, Loretto; one brother, Venton Price, Leoma; two half-brothers, Donald Price, Virginia, and Charlie Price, Lawrenceburg; one half-sister, Edna Pratt, Pulaski; and two grandchildren.


FAULKENBERRY, Ella Melissa Whitt OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 29 Nov 1984
Mrs. Ella Melissa Faulkenberry,92, Route 2, Ardmore, Tennessee, died on Thursday, November 22, 1984, at Pulaski Health Care Center.
A native of Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late Bob and Mary Jane Hopwood Whitt and was married to the late R. Faulkenberry. She was a member of First Baptist Church, Pulaski.
Funeral services were held on Saturday, November 24, at Rainey Funeral Home Chapel in Ardmore, Bill Moss officiating, with burial in Gatlin Cemetery.
Survivors include one son, William Faulkenberry of Chapel Hill, Tennessee; four daughters, Mrs. Bonnie Mae Lewter, Birmingham, Alabama, Mrs. Hilda Sisk, Chipley, Florida, Mrs. Mary Frances Birdsong, Prospect, and Mrs. Paul Watson, Nashville; 17 grandchildren, and 17 great-grandchildren.

FAVORS, Jinnie Lou Chambers OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 17 Nov 1982
Mrs. Jinnie Lou Favors, 41, Rt. 1, Goodsprings, died Wednesday, November 10, 1982 at her home. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Friday, November 12 at Bennett-May Chapel with burial in Hester's Chapel Cemetery, at Lester, Ala.
A native of Alabama, she was the daughter of Mrs. Retha Chambers of Athens, Ala., and the late Linus Chambers.
She is survived by her mother; her husband, Delmer Favors; a daughter, Mrs. Mauveline Hicks, Minor Hill; two sisters, Mrs. Eva Will Haggermaker, Birmingham, and Mrs. Faye Sanderson, Harvest, Ala.; five brothers, Pete Chambers, Athens, Buddy, Billy, Johnny and Dean Chambers, Decatur, Ala.; and four step-grandchildren.

FELKER, Glen H. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 9 Jul 1980
Glen H. Felker, 59 of Route 7, Lawrenceburg died in Giles County Hospital July 1, 1980.
Funeral services were held Thursday, July 3 at 4:00 p. m. at Freemon-Pettus Funeral Chapel. Burial in Lawrence County Memorial Garden. Rev. Mack Pinkelton, J. Bill Millican and Rufus Meriweather officiated.
A WWII Veteran, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Ozro Felker and a native Giles Countian, Mr. Felker was a mechanic.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Nadine Felker; son, Gary Felker of Alta Monte Springs, Fla.; two daughters, Mrs. Gail Clanton, Lawrenceburg, Mrs. Glenda Wells, Sanford, Fla.; mother, Mrs. Lela Felker, Lawrenceburg; four sisters, Miss Mary Felker, Mrs. Barbara Norwood, Lawrenceburg, Mrs. Nell Burks, Pulaski and Mrs. Kathleen Runyan of Peoria, Ill.; fifteen grandchildren.

FELKER, Lela Johnson OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 20 Oct 1987
Mrs. Lela Johnson Felker, 89, died Monday, Oct. 12, 1987, at Crockett General Hospital in Lawrenceburg. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Oct. 14, at North Funeral Home in Lawrenceburg. Burial will be in Lawrence County Memorial Garden.

A native of Giles County, Mrs. Felker was the daughter of the late William N. and Martha F. Boatright Johnson and was married to the late Ozro Felker. She was preceded in death by one son, Glen Felker.
Survivors include four daughters, Kathleen Runyon of Florida, Mary Felker and Barbara Norwood, both of Lawrenceburg, Nell Burks of Pulaski; two brothers, Willie and Flenoy Johnson, both of Bodenham; three sisters, Maudie Rosenquist of Dexter, Mo., Effie Smith of Cornersville, Alene Clifton of Pulaski; 11 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

FELKER, Mary Ann OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 24 May 1988
Miss Mary Ann Felker, 80, of Minor Hill, died Friday, May 20, 1988, at Maury County Hospital. Funeral services were held Sunday, May 22, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with Danny Pettus officiating. Burial was in Minor Hill Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Miss Felker was the daughter of the late Duggie and Ella Wray Felker. Survivors include one brother, George Felker of Athens, Ala.; one sister, Mrs. Aubrey Norwood of Columbia; several nieces and nephews.

FELKER, Rosco OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 03 Feb 1987
Mr. Rosco Felker, 83, died Sunday, Jan. 25, 1987, at his home in Columbia. Funeral services were held Tuesday, Jan. 27, at Oaks and Nichols Funeral Home in Columbia.
Survivors include his wife, Lola Foster Felker of Columbia; two daughters, Fay Shepherd of Atlanta, Ga., Dorris Cole of Columbia; one son, Billy Felker of Columbia; six grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Melvin Hickman and Mrs. Vaden Brown, both of Lynnville; two brothers, Willie and Garland Felker, both of Pulaski.

FELKER, Sollie OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 04 Apr 1989
Sollie Felker, 79, Route 1, Minor Hill, died Sunday, March 26, 1989, at Hillside Hospital. Funeral services were held March 28, at Carr & Erwin Funeral Home with Richard Durham and Mark Johnson officiating. Burial was in Booth Chapel Cemetery.
Mr. Felker was a Giles County native and the son of the late John S. and Ada Wray Felker. He was retired from the Maremont Gabriel Corporation.
Survivors include his wife Jewel Felker, Minor Hill; one son, Jerry Felker, Pulaski; two daughters, Elaine Kirk and Brenda Stafford, both of Minor Hill; one brother, Ruel Felker, Atlanta, GA; one sister, Mrs. Ella Bell Noles, Atlanta; 13 grandchildren and six great grandchildren.

FELKER, Vera Mankins OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 23 Apr 1985
Vera Mankins Felker, 90, of Minor Hill, died Friday, April 12, 1985, at Meadowbrook Nursing Home.
A native of Limestone County, Alabama, she was the daughter of the late Lindsey and Jennie Williams Mankins and was married to the late James H. Felker.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 14, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with burial in Minor Hill Cemetery, Danny Pettus and J. T. Word officiating.
Survivors include one son, John Lindsey Felker of Rogersville, Alabama; two daughters, Mrs. Jennie Green of Minor Hill, Mrs. Maggie Davis of Athens, Alabama; seven grandchildren; nine great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.


FELKER, Viva Lou Tittsworth OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 12 Jun 1984
Mrs. Viva Lou Tittsworth Felker, 80, Route 5, Lawrenceburg, died on Saturday, June 9, 1984, at Shelby County Health Care Center in Memphis. A native of Giles County, she was the daughter of the late John P. and Armintie Shook Tittsworth and was married to the late Virgil P. Felker. She was a member of Choates Creek Methodist Church.
Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Monday, June 11, at Bennett May Chapel, Marcus Nickell and Paul McKinney officiating, with burial in Choates Creek Cemetery.
Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Juanita Clausel, Memphis; one son, Carl Felker, Pulaski; one brother, Clyde Tittsworth, Chattanooga; two sisters, Mrs. Mae Neal and Mrs. Alma Johnson, Pulaski; six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

FITZPATRICK, Clearchus W. OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 16 Jun 1988
Mr. Clearchus Fitzpatrick, 74, died Wednesday, June 8, 1988, at Hillside Hospital. Funeral services were held Sunday, June 12, at Abraham McKissack Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Winford Smith officiating. Burial was in Maxwell Family Cemetery in Pulaski. Queen Ann Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Fitzpatrick was the son of the late William and Martha Maxwell Fitzpatrick and was married to the late Pauline Peppers Fitzpatrick. He was retired from Bell Construction Company in Brentwood.
Survivors include one sister, Ms. Betty A. Fitzpatrick of Pittsburgh, Penn.; four daughters, Mrs. Shirley Wright-Benton of Chicago, Ill., Mrs. Peggy Fitzpatrick-Blakely of Atlanta, Ga., Mrs. Brenda G. Ordway of Nashville, Mrs. Valarie K. Shyne of Shreveport, La.; one son, SFC Clearchus W. Fitzpatrick, Jr. of El Paso, Texas; 13 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

FLANAGAN, Floyd Ernest OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 22 Apr 1981
Funeral services for Floyd Ernest Flanagan, age 90, who died Monday, April 20, 1981, in Giles County Hospital were held at Bennett-May Chapel at 2:00 p. m. Wednesday April 22. Burial in Giles Memory Gardens. The Rev. Mack Pinkelton officiated.
A native of Jackson County, Alabama, Mr. Flanagan was born June 1890, the son of the late William Flanagan and the late Elsie Archey Flanagan.
Mr. Flanagan, a retired Dry Cleaner of Sheffield, Ala., was a member of First Baptist Church, a life member of Blue Lodge of Masonic Order, member of Shriners and a member of American Legion.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Lena Harris Flanagan, Pulaski; one son, Floyd Ernest Flanagan, Jr., Russellville, Ala.; two sisters, Mrs. Amanda Jones, Woodville, Ala., and Mrs. Elsie Barkley, Scottsboro, Ala., several nieces and nephews.

FAULKNER, Hazel Rogers OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 08 Feb 1983
Hazel Mae Faulkner, 85, of Route 6, Pulaski died on Tuesday, Feb. 1, 1983 at Lincoln County Hospital in Fayetteville.

Funeral services were conducted by the Rev. Clarence K. Stewart at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 3 at Bennett-May Chapel. Burial followed in Giles Memory Gardens.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Faulkner was the daughter of the late John and Mary Ailer Rogers. She was married to the late Thomas W. Faulkner.
She is survived by one son, John M. Faulkner of Pulaski; two daughters, Mrs. Margaret Miller of Pulaski and Mrs. Hazel Prosser of Fayetteville; one brother, Earl Cecil Rogers of Columbus, Ga.; six grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

FIELDING, Minnie Geneva Williams OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 23 Jul 1987
Mrs. Minnie Geneva Fielding, 56, of Lavergne, died Sunday, July 19, 1987, at Southern Hills Hospital in Nashville.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, July 21, at North Funeral Home with Bobby Gobble officiating. Burial was in Old Ethridge Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Fielding was the daughter of the late Bert and Eva Jean Mote Williams.
Survivors include her husband, Billy Fielding of Lavergne; two daughters, Wanda Kay Northcutt of Alabaster, Ga., Gurtha Fay Enloe of Birmingham, Ala.; five sons, Henry Dean and Billy Ray Fielding, both of Smyrna, Wiley Wallace Wilkerson of Nashville, Roger Dale Wilkerson of Paducah, Ky., Timothy Wayne Fielding of Athens, Ala.; one sister, Canzader P. Birdsong of Pulaski; three brothers, Herbert D. Williams of Pulaski, Wayne and Clarence Williams, both of Nashville; 26 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

FIELDS, Ruby White OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 15 Jun 1989
Mrs. Ruby W. Fields, 74, of Lawrenceburg, died Monday, June 12, 1989, at Crockett General Hospital following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, June 16, at St. John United Methodist Church with the Rev. Farai D. Muzorewa officiating. Burial was in Lawrence County Memorial Gardens. Queen Ann Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Fields was a native of Giles County and the daughter of the late Thomas and Mary Lou Cotham White. She was a retired employee of Salant, Inc. and a member of St. John United Methodist Church. Other organizations of which she was a member include Commission on Religion and Race, Council on Ministries, Church and Societies Boards of the Tennessee Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church, Lawrence County Business and Professional Women, Lawrence County Mental Health Board, Lawrence County Democratic Women, White Dove Assembly 185 Order of Golden Circle of Tullahoma, the Tennessee Voters Council, Past Worthy Matron of Chosen Friends Chapter, #87, Order of Eastern Star of Pulaski and past president of Lawrence County Chapter NAACP. This year, she was a recipient of a Distinguished Leadership Award from the United Negro College Fund, Inc.
Survivors include her husband, Lewis P. Fields of Lawrenceburg; one daughter, Mrs. Bernice Wallace of Memphis; one grandson, Dion Wallace of Memphis; two granddaughters, Bridgett D. Wallace of Lawrenceburg, Cozette R. Wallace of St. Louis, Mo.; two great-grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Minnie W. Reynolds of Louisville, Ky.; three brothers, Robert White of Columbia, Gardner White of Altadena, Calif., James M. White of Nashville, several nieces and nephews.

FISHBURN, Viola Marshall OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 03 Feb 1987

Mrs. Viola Marshall Fishburn, 81, of Cornersville, died Sunday, Feb. 1, 1987, at Maury County Hospital.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, Feb. 3, at Cornersville Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in Beech Wood Cemetery in Cornersville.
Survivors include four daughters, Mrs. Juanita Price and Mrs. Elizabeth Chapman, both of Lewisburg, Mrs. Gaye Cleveland of Pulaski, Mrs. Marjorie Hammock of Westmoreland, Tenn.; two sons, J. W. Fishburn, Jr., of Winlock, Wash., Fred Fishburn of Cornersville; 25 grandchildren and several great- and great-great-grandchildren.

FITZGERALD, James Thomas OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 03 Jun 1981
James Thomas Fitzgerald, age 83, a retired Giles County dairy man died May 29 in St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville. Funeral services were held Sunday, May 31 at 3:00 p.m. in the Bennett May Chapel with Reverend Paul Allen, Reverend Clarence K. Stewart and Bro. Thomas Orr officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
A Giles County native, Fitzgerald, son of the late John Thomas and Ida Elizabeth Fitzgerald, was born December 14, 1897.
Survivors include his wife, Pearl Muse Fitzgerald, three daughters, Mrs. Joyce Chaffin of Pulaski, Mrs. Barbara Cole of Athens, Alabama, Mrs. Mary Louise Lane of Frankfort, Germany; two sons survive: Thomas Calvin Fitzgerald of Pulaski and U. T. Fitzgerald of Louisville, Ky; eight grandchildren; two great grandchildren; and two brothers, John D. Fitzgerald and Elmo Fitzgerald, both of Lewisburg, also survives.

FLEISCHER, Helen Rose OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 16 Dec 1986
Mrs. Helen Rose Fleischer died Sept. 15, 1986, in Torrance, Calif., at Little Company of Mary Hospital. Graveside services were held Friday, Sept. 23, at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Glendale, Calif.
Mrs. Fleischer, daughter of the late Annie Potts and Benjamin Franklin Rose, a Civil War veteran, was a native of Pulaski, as were her parents. She was 86 years old.
Survivors include her son, William Thomas Fleischer; her grandchildren, Tom, Deirdre, and Cilleen Fleischer; one great-grandson, Ryan Fleischer.

FLETCHER, Hattie OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 12 Dec 1989
Mrs. Hattie Fletcher died Friday at Vanderbilt Hospital from injuries received in a Nov. 29 accident that claimed the life of her husband, Steve, and her sister, Helen Curtis, both of Elkton.
Authorities said Fletcher, the driver , may have suffered a siezure, causing the vehicle to travel down an embankment on Highway 31 South before running into a concrete culvert.
A native of Lincoln County, Mrs. Fletcher was employed at Riverside Restaurant in Elkton.
Funeral services were held today (Tuesday) at 1 p.m. at Queen Ann Funeral Home.
Survivors include three sons, Mark Curtis, Cedric Fletcher and Patrick Fletcher, all of Elkton; one step-son, Neman Holmes; one step-daughter, Gwen Holmes, Huntsville; four grandchildren.

FLETCHER, Steve and Helen Curtis OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 30 Nov 1989

A one-car accident south of Pulaski Wednesday took the lives of an Elkton man and his sister-in-law and seriously injured his wife.
Steve Fletcher, 52, was pronounced dead at the scene and Helen Curtis, 47, died a short time later at Hillside Hospital. The man and woman died of massive head injuries in the 5 p.m. crash. Injured in the accident were Fletcher's wife, Hattie, and their 14-year-old son, Patrick.
Fletcher and Curtis were employees of Amana in Fayetteville. Funeral services for both victims will be held Sunday at the Queen Ann Funeral Home.
Fletcher was the son of Steve Fletcher of Huntsville, Ala. Other survivors include three sons, Patrick, Cederick and Mark, all of Elkton; one brother, Frank Fletcher, Indiana; three sisters, Loretta Miller, Indiana, Dorothy Proctor, Miami, Fla., and Beulah Johnson, Huntsville.
Mrs. Curtis is survived by one daughter, Angela Curtis of Elkton; one son, Mark Curtis, Pulaski; and one sister, Hattie Fletcher of Elkton.

FLIPPO, Euna Roberts OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 12 Oct 1982
Euna Roberts Flippo, age 87, of Route 1, Minor Hill, died on October 7, 1982, at Giles County Hospital.
Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 9, at Bennett May Chapel with the Reverends Dell Sewell and James D. Nave officiating. Burial was in Minor Hill Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Flippo was a housewife and a member of the Baptist Church. Mrs. Flippo was married to the late John A. Flippo. She was the daughter of the late Joe C. and Maggie Belle Roberts.
Survivors include, one daughter, Mrs. Warren Norwood of Minor Hill; one grandson, Ted F. Norwood of Lynchburg, Va.; and two great grandchildren.

FLOWERS, Charlie Wesley OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 02 Feb 1988
Mr. Charlie Wesley Flowers, 87, of Columbia, died Sunday, January 24, 1988, at Columbia Health Care Center.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, Jan. 27, at First Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Columbia. Burial was in Polk Memorial Garden. Oaks and Nichols Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

FLOWERS, Jimmy Ray Jr. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 17 Sep 1980
Graveside services for Jimmy Ray Flowers, Jr., infant son of Jimmy Ray, Sr. and Adair Hamlett Flowers of Pulaski, who died Tuesday, September 9 at Vanderbilt Hospital, Nashville, were conducted Wednesday at 4:00 p. m. at Giles Memory Gardens. The Rev. Marcus Nickell was the officiant.
In addition to the parents survivors include a sister, Lacy Flowers, of Pulaski; maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Hamlett of Pulaski and paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Flowers of Columbia. Carr and Erwin Chapel was in charge of arrangements.

FLYE, Hershel Braxton OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 30 Mar 1983

Mr. Hershel Braxton Flye, 65, died Thursday, March 24, 1983, at Lewisburg Community Hospital. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Fri., March 25 at Cornersville Funeral Home with burial in Short Cemetery in the Spring Place Community.
He is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Carol Harmond and Mrs. Alice Hasting, both of Lewisburg; one son, Donald W. Flye, Lewisburg; one brother, J. Tom Flye, Pulaski; and eight grandchildren.

FOGG, Audrey Lee OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 20 Aug 1980
Funeral services for Audrey Lee Fogg, 68, who died Sunday, August 17 at his home on Route 6, Pulaski, were conducted Tuesday at 2:00 p. m. at Carr and Erwin Chapel with interment in Anthony Hill Cemetery. The Rev. Billy Langford and the Rev. James Nave were the officiants.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Fogg was the son of the late George Horace and Evalene Goats Fogg. He was an employee of Maremont Corporation Gabriel Division.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Alma Brown Fogg; a son, Horace Fogg, Pulaski; three daughters, Mrs. Barbara Pardue, Charlotte; Mrs. Carol Cannon, Ashland City and Mrs. Cheryl Murphy, Prospect; a brother, Solon Fogg, Pulaski; two sisters, Mrs. Lucille Brown and Miss Maggie Fogg, Pulaski, and seven grandchildren.

FOGG, Claire Trowbridge OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 01 Dec 1982
Mrs. Claire Trowbridge Fogg, Gallatin, died Tuesday, November 23, 1982 at Brandywood Nursing Home in that city. Graveside services were conducted by the Rev. Stuart Connelly on Fri., Nov. 26 with burial in Springhill Cemetery on Gallatin Road.
She was a native of Chicago and had moved to Nashville several years ago where her husband, Mr. Stewart Fogg, was employed. Mr. Fogg was a native of Giles County.
Besides her husband, she is survived by three sisters-in-law, Lurene Hobby and Hallie Barlar of Pulaski, and Virginia Golden, Columbia.

FOGG, Lee Stewart OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 17 Sep 1987
Mr. Lee Stewart Fogg, 89, died Sunday, Sept. 13, 1987, at Sumner County Hospital in Gallatin. Graveside services were conducted Monday, Sept. 14, at Springhill Cemetery in Nashville with the Rev. Stuart Nunnelly officiating. Alexander Funeral Home of Gallatin was in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Fogg was the son of the late Lee and Georgia Fogg of Cedar Grove.
Survivors include three sisters, Mrs. Lurene Hobby and Mrs. Hallie Barlar, both of Pulaski, Mrs. Virginia Golden of Columbia; two nieces, Mrs. Joan Cupit of Washington, D.C., Emily Tribino of Alexandria, Va.; two nephews, William Lee Golden of Nashville, Gene Barlar of Annapolis, Md.

FOGG, Mary Elizabeth OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 25 Aug 1982
Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Fogg, 82, Route 6, Pulaski, died on Saturday, August 21, 1982, at Pulaski Health Care Center. A native of Giles County, she was the daughter of the late H. W. and Hassie Blankenship and the wife of the late Spencer Fogg.
Funeral services were held at 3:30 p. m. Monday, August 23, at Bennett-May Funeral Home, with burial in Maplewood Cemetery, Bill Moss officiating.

Survivors include two daughters, Mrs Agnes Marie Kerr, Pulaski, and Mrs. Betty Sue Collier, Roswell, Georgia; one sister, Mrs. Matthew Harwell, College Grove; three brothers, John W. Blankenship, Elkton, Alabama, Thurman Blankenship, Athens, Alabama, and R. H. Thurman, Toledo, Ohio; and two grandchildren.

FOGG, Solon Horace OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 16 Mar 1982
Solon Horace Fogg, 85, died at his residence on Wednesday, March 10, 1982. He lived at Route 6, Pulaski.
Funeral services were held at 2:30 p. m. Friday, March 12, at Carr and Erwin Chapel. Brother James D. Nave officiated with burial in Fogg Cemetery.
A native Tennessean and a World War I veteran, he was a retired farmer.
He is survived by two sisters, Mrs. Lucille Brown and Miss Maggie Fogg, both of Pulaski. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

FOGG, Sue Hyatt OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 04 Apr 1989
Sue Fogg, 87, 218 South Third Street, Pulaski, died Saturday, April 1, 1989, at her residence. Funeral services were held Sunday at Bennett May Chapel with Rev. Clarence K. Stewart and Rev. Judson Hayes officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
Mrs. Fogg was the daughter of the late John and Mary Elizabeth Pate Hyatt and the wife of the late Porter Fogg. She was a Giles County native, a member of the First Baptist Church in Pulaski and a housewife.
Survivors include two sisters, Mrs. Elizabeth Vandiver and Mrs. Louise Derryberry, both of Pulaski and several nieces and nephews.

FOGG, Thomas Spencer OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 03 Dec 1980
Thomas Spencer Fogg, 82 of Route 6, Pulaski died Tuesday, December 2, 1980. Funeral services were held at Bennett-May Chapel Wednesday, 1:00 p. m. on December 3. The Rev. William H. Moss officiated. Burial took place in Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Giles County and member of Aspen Hill Methodist Church, Mr. Fogg was the son of the late Harry Percy Fogg and the late Mary Elizabeth Shores Fogg. His wife, Mrs. Mary Blankenship Fogg survives. He was a retired farmer.
Other survivors besides his wife include two daughters, Mrs. Johnny Collier, Roswell, Ga., and Mrs. John Kerr of Pulaski, and two grandsons.

FORBES, Cowan Pitt OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 27 Mar 1984
Mr. Cowan Pitt Forbes, age 80, a long time resident and businessman of Ardmore, Tennessee, died March 21st at Ardmore Nursing Home after a lengthy illness.
Mr. Forbes served as Mayor of Ardmore for twenty years and as a City Councilman for nine years. He was associated with the Bank of Ardmore as Director and Vice-President for 43 years. He was a charter member of the Rotary Club, a former member of the Elk River Development Association, a former District Manager of Woodmen of the World, and a member of the Ardmore United Methodist Church.

Mr. Forbes is survived by his wife, Mrs. Bernice Storey Forbes; one daughter, Mrs. Kenneth (Nancy) Mitchell of Ardmore; two sisters, Mrs. Janie Brown, Toledo, Ohio, and Mrs. Frances Walker, Paducah, Kentucky; two brothers, Maddin Forbes, Town Creek, Alabama and Bill Forbes of Memphis, and two grandsons.
Funeral services were Friday, March 23rd at 2 p.m. at Rainey Funeral Home Chapel in Ardmore, with burial in Blanche Cemetery.

FORRESTER, Christine Phillips OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 13 Aug 1980
Mrs. Christine Phillips Forrester, 89, the 1962 Tennessee Mother of the Year, died Friday, August 8 in University Medical Care Center, Nashville. Services were held Sunday at 3:00 p. m. at First Baptist Church in Watertown with burial following in Hearn Hill Cemetery near Watertown.
Mrs. Forrester was a native of Wilson County and a daughter of the late L. A. and Laura Waters Phillips. She was a granddaughter of the late Wilson L. Waters, the founder of Watertown and was married to the late Robert L. Forrester of Watertown. She lived at Park Manor Presbyterian Apartments in Nashville.
She attended the former Boscobel College and the former Ward Seminary. She was a member of Belmont Heights Baptist Church, the Nashville Woman's Club, the Tennessee Botanical Gardens and Fine Arts Center at Cheekwood and the Daughters of the American Revolution.
When Mrs. Forrester lived in Watertown, she was active in the American Legion Auxiliary, serving as state president, on the national board of directors and as president of the Watertown chapter.
While in Watertown, she was active in the National Federation of Music, of which she was a life member.
Survivors include three sons, W. Howell Forrester, Pulaski, Lt. Gen. Eugene P. Forrester, commanding general of U. S. Armed Forces in Korea, and G. Nelson Forrester, Tullahoma; three daughters, Mrs. Sara Elizabeth Hawkins, Clarksville, Mrs. Laurine Sargent, Nasvhille, and Mrs. Frances Hawkins, Huntsville, Ala.; a brother, Wilson Phillips, Nashville; 20 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Christine and Robert L. Forrester Scholarship Fund at Cumberland College in Lebanon.

FORSHEY, Marvin Edward Sr. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 02 Feb 1988
Mr. Marvin Edward Forshey, Sr., 48, of Pulaski, died Saturday, Jan. 23, 1988, at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville. Memorial services were held Sunday, Jan. 24, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with the Rev. Mack Pinkelton officiating.
Survivors include his wife, Willa Forshey of Pulaski; three sons, Marvin Jr., Michael and Matthew Forshey, all of Pulaski; one daughter, Marlo Forshey.

FORSYTHE, J. C. OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 02 Nov 1983
J. C. Forsythe, 56, of Route 5, Lawrenceburg died Monday, October 31, 1983 following a short illness at the Scott Memorial Hospital in Lawrenceburg.
Mr. Forsythe was a member of the New Prospect Church of Christ and worked with the Miller Drilling Company. Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 2 at New Prospect Church of Christ with Jerry Dryden conducting services and burial in Shaw Cemetery.

Mr. Forsythe is survived by his wife, Mrs. Elizabeth Adams Forsythe of Lawrenceburg; four daughters, Mrs. Jody Kenner and Mrs. Linda Prince, both of Lawrenceburg, Mrs. Peggy Garner of Pulaski and Mrs. Carolyn Adams of Columbia; a sister, Catherine Ross of Hoxie, Arkansas; three brothers, William Forsythe of Angolia, Louisiana, Grady Paul Forsythe of Nashville, and Aubrey Lee Forsythe, Sr. of Mulberry, Florida; and five grandchildren.
Freeman-Pettus Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements in Lawrenceburg.

FORSYTHE, Viola Felker OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 13 Mar 1984
Mrs. Viola Felker Forsythe, age 83, of Route 5, Lawrenceburg, died Friday, March 9, 1984, at the Lions Nursing Home in Lawrenceburg. Funeral services were held Sunday, March 11, at 2 p.m. in the Bennett May Chapel with the Reverend Mack Pinkelton officiating. Burial was in the Booth Chapel Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Forsythe was a member of the Minor Hill Baptist Church. She was the daughter of the late John and Ada Wray Felker. Mrs. Forsythe was married to Mr. Frank Forsythe.
Survivors include two sons, Grady Paul Forsythe of Nashville, Aubrey Lee Forsythe of Mulberry, Florida; one daughter, Katherine Ross of Hoxie, Arkansas; 21 grandchildren; several great grandchildren; one sister Ella Bell Noles of Alpharetta, Georgia; two brothers, S. H. Felker of Minor Hill, D. R. Felker of Mableton, Georgia; and several nieces and nephews.


FORTNER, Bobby Ray OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 24 Dec 1980
Bobby Ray Fortner, 48, of Frankewing, died Saturday, December 20 in Giles County Hospital. Funeral services were held Monday at 2:00 p. m. at Bennett-May Chapel by the Rev. Bill Strong. Interment was in Frankewing Cemetery.
Mr. Fortner, a self-employed steeplejack, was born in Louisiana, the son of the late Norbert and Eva Gonsulin.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Patti Thrasher Fortner; four daughters, Patti Angel Fortner, Bobbie Jane Fortner, Laona Fortner and Earline Anne Fortner, Frankewing; two sons, Paul Jerry Fortner and Clet Antoine Fortner, Frankewing; two sisters, Mrs. Lona Theriot, New Iberia, La., and Mrs. Rita Allamon, Brouissard, La. and one brother, Clet Gonsulin, St. Martinsville, La.

FOSNIGHT, Lucy M. Steele OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 27 Jan 1987
Mrs. Lucy M. Fosnight died Wednesday, Jan. 14, 1987, after a short illness. A native of Burlington, Kan., Mrs. Fosnight was married to the late Bert C. Fosnight.
Survivors include one daughter, Maxine Friedman of Panama, Okla.; two sons, George Fosnight of Wichita, Kan., Roy Fosnight, Sr. of Pulaski; 25 grandchildren; 50 great-grandchildren; one brother, Orville Steele of Burlington, Kan.

FOSTER, Albert Porter OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 08 Feb 1984
Mr. Albert Porter Foster, 78, of the Yokley community, died Tuesday, February 7, 1984 at his home. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9 at the Taylor's Chapel United Methodist Church, Lynnville, with burial in the Gibsonville Cemetery at Yokley, with the Rev. William H. Moss officiating. Mr. Foster was a retired school bus driver.
A native of Giles County, he was the son of the late Zebudee and Margaret Thompson Foster.

Mr. Foster is survived by his wife, Mrs. Nora Lovell Foster of Yokley community; two sons, James D. and Marvin Porter Foster, both of Birmingham, Ala.; five sisters, Mrs. Rosa Gibson, Mrs. Annie Mae Thurman, Mrs. Lola Pearl Felker, and Mrs. Mary Gilliam, all of Columbia, and Mrs. Cordelia Johnson of Birmingham; a brother, Mack Foster, Lynnville; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

FOSTER, Andrew Dan OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 21 May 1985
Andrew Dan Foster, 57, died Saturday, May 11, 1985, in Cincinnati, Ohio. He was a native of Giles County. Funeral services were held Tuesday, May 14, at Anderson and Garrett Chapel with burial in Woodlawn Cemetery in Nashville.
Survivors include his wife, Lillian Tallen Foster; two daughters, Betty G. Jackson and Marilyn M. Bond, both of Nashville; two sons, Steven N. and Harold D. Foster, both of Nashville; five grandchildren; one sister, Mary Cullie Bergins; and one brother, Thomas Foster.

FOSTER, Atha (Jack) OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 23 Mar 1983
Mr. Atha (Jack) Foster, 86, Pulaski, died Sunday, March 20, 1983, at Giles County Hospital. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Wed., March 23, at Bennett-May Chapel with burial in Maplewood Cemetery, Clarence K. Stewart officiating.
A Giles County native, he is survived by his wife, Mrs. Eunice Hyatt Foster, Pulaski; one daughter, Mrs. Frances Beets, Tampa, Fla.; one son, Billy Foster, San Antonio, TX; one step-son, Herbert Hyatt, Pulaski; seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

FOSTER, Brown OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 02 Apr 1980
Funeral services for Brown Foster, 71, who died Sunday, March 30 at his residence on Route 2, Haywood Lane, Pulaski were held Tuesday at 11:00 a. m. at Bennett-May Chapel. Interment was in Lynnwood Cemetery, Lynnville. The Rev. Mack Pinkelton and the Rev. Marcus Nickell were the officiants.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Foster was the son of the late Bedford Forrest and May Moore Foster.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Annie Brown McCaskill Foster; four daughters, Mrs. Martha Ann Derryberry, Mrs.Gertrude Dickey, Mrs. Linda Pierce and Mrs. Nancy Birdsong, Pulaski; three sons, Robert Allen Foster, La., Don Foster and John Foster, Pulaski; five sisters, Miss Louise Foster, Mrs. Kathleen Yowell, Mrs. Gladys Cardin and Mrs. Mary Garrett, Pulaski and Mrs. Ella Thornton, Nashville; one brother, Bob Foster, Clarksdale, Miss.; fifteen grandchildren and one great grandchild.

FOSTER, Charles McKinley Sr. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 09 Jul 1985
Charles McKinley Foster, Sr., 88, of Lynnville, died Monday, July 1, 1985, at Hillside Hospital. A native of Giles County, he was the son of the late Z. D. and Margaret Jane Thomason Foster. He was a retired mail carrier and farmer and was a member of the Lynnville Church of Christ.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 3, at Bennett May Chapel with burial in Lynnwood Cemetery, Bro. Charles Williamson and Bro. Al May officiating.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Lorene Hickman Foster of Lynnville; one daughter, Mrs. Margaret Brown of Hendersonville; one son, Charles McKinley Foster, Jr. of Lewisburg; one step-daughter, Mrs. Mary Boatright of Lynnville; seven grandchildren; five sisters, Mrs. Rosie Gibson, Mrs. Annie Mae Thurman, Mrs. Roscoe Felker, Mrs. Mary Gilliam, all of Columbia, Mrs. Cornelia Johnson of Birmingham, Alabama; and several nieces and nephews.

FOSTER, Clyde A. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 10 Jan 1989
Clyde A. Foster, 94, Culleoka, died Friday, Jan. 6, 1989, at Maury Regional Hospital in Columbia. Funeral services were held Sunday at Oaks and Nichols Funeral Home with burial in Rose Hill Cemetery in Columbia.
Mr. Foster was the son of the late George M. and Dora Foster. He was formerly of Lynnville and a farmer and mule trader.
Survivors include two sisters, Sally Foster Sands of St. Petersburg, Fla., and Jo Foster Vickers of Smithville, Tenn.; and several nieces and nephews.

FOSTER, Forrest Brown OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 2 Apr 1980
Funeral services for Forrest Brown Foster, 71, who died Sunday, March 30 at his residence on Route 2, Haywood Lane, Pulaski were held Tuesday at 11:00 a. m. at Bennett-May Chapel. Interment was in Lynnwood Cemetery, Lynnville. The Rev. Mack Pinkelton and the Rev. Marcus Nickell were the officiants.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Foster was the son of the late Bedford Forrest and May Moore Foster.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Annie Brown McCaskill Foster; four daughters, Mrs. Martha Ann Derryberry, Mrs.Gertrude Dickey, Mrs. Linda Pierce and Mrs. Nancy Birdsong, Pulaski; three sons, Robert Allen Foster, La., Don Foster and John Foster, Pulaski; five sisters, Miss Louise Foster, Mrs. Kathleen Yowell, Mrs. Gladys Cardin and Mrs. Mary Garrett, Pulaski and Mrs. Ella Thornton, Nashville; one brother, Bob Foster, Clarksdale, Miss.; fifteen grandchildren and one great grandchild.

FOSTER, Forrest Don OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 2 Sep 1981
Forrest Don Foster, 42, of Route 2, Pulaski was killed Thursday, August 27, while working in Murfreesboro. A self-employed sign erector, Foster was electrocuted while putting up a sign.
Funeral services were held Saturday, August 29 at Bennett-May Chapel with Rev. Mack Pinkelton and Rev. Marcus Nickell officiating. Burial took place in Lynnwood Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Foster is survived by his wife, Rheba Perry Foster; one daughter, Tammy Jeneen Foster and two sons Forrest Darrell Foster and William Tracey Foster all of Pulaski; his mother, Mrs. Brown Foster of Pulaski; four sisters, Martha Ann Derryberry, Gertrude Dickey, Linda Pierce and Nancy Birdsong, all of Pulaski and two brothers, John Foster of Pulaski and Robert Allen Foster of Boothville, Louisiana.

FOSTER, Irene Moore OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 10 May 1988

Mrs. Irene Moore Foster, 88, of Pulaski, died Friday, May 6, 1988, at Hillside Hospital. Funeral services were held Saturday, May 8, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with the Rev. Mack Pinkelton and the Rev. Billy Craighead officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Foster was the daugther of the late William B. and Delia Ingram Moore and was married to the late Walter Foster.
Survivors include two grandsons, Foster Harlow of Pulaski, Jack Harlow of Winchester; several nieces and nephews.

FOSTER, Jean Parr OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 27 Sep 1988
Mrs. Jean Parr Foster, 43, of Athens, Ala., died Monday, Sept. 19, 1988, at Humana Hospital in Huntsville. Funeral services were held Wednesday, Sept. 21, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with Mike Williams and Faye Harwell officiating. Burial was in Wright Cemetery.
Mrs. Foster was a native of Lincoln County. Survivors include her husband, David Foster of Athens; her parents, Will and Arnita Parr of Pulaski; two sons, Todd Burchell of Florence, Ala., Wade Burchell of Huntsville; one step-son, Bill Foster of Atlanta, Ga.; one brother, Don Parr of Elkton.

FOSTER, Sam A. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 24 Jan 1989
Sam A. Foster, 81, died Thursday, Jan. 19, 1989, at Hillside Hospital. Funeral services were held Jan. 20 at Carr and Erwin Chapel with Randell Reed and Thomas Van officiating. Burial was in Indian Creek Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Foster was the son of the late Clarence and Maude Bevels Foster.
Survivors include his wife, Evelyn Beddingfield Foster; three sons, Dallas, Everett, and Owen Foster, all of Pulaski; two daughters, Geneva Edgen, Madison, Janet Black, Pulaski; one sister, Mrs. Katie Warren of Pulaski; seven grandchildren.

FOSTER, Willie D. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 13 Feb 1980
Funeral services for Willie D. Foster, 64, a Giles County native, who died Monday, February 11 at his home in Lincoln Park, Mich., will be held Thursday afternoon at 2:00 o'clock at Carr and Erwin Chapel with burial following in Lynnwood Cemetery, Lynnville.
Mr. Foster, a retired employee of the Great Lake Steel Co., was the son of the late J. D. and Mary Holt Foster.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Gracie Vick Foster; a daughter, Mrs. Larry Malone, Ecorse, Mich.; a son, Danny Foster, Garden City, Mich.; a sister, Mrs. Jessie Rose, Pulaski; two brothers, Dan Foster, Nashville and Tommy Foster, Columbia.

FOURAKRE, Jacquelyn Lee Chapman OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 27 Aug 1980
A young Pulaski woman, Jacquelyn Lee Chapman Fourakre, age 26, died Monday night at Huntsville General Hospital in Huntsville, Ala., as a result of severe head injuries received in a two-car accident Sunday morning at approximately 12:30 o'clock on Highway 64 at the intersection of Toll Gate Road involving a State Trooper's car driven by James Perry and the Fourakre vehicle.

Mrs. Fourakre and her husband were traveling east on Highway 64, and in the act of turning into Toll Gate Road when a State Trooper's car approached them from the rear, also traveling east on Highway 64, responding to a call of assistance from the Sheriff's office on a possible burglary suspect on the Owl Hollow Road. As the trooper's car attempted to pass the Fourakre car, Mrs. Fourakre, who was driving, attempted to make a left turn when the two cars collided.
Highway Patrolman Thomas Porterfield, a passenger in the trooper's car and Theron Fourakre passenger in the Fourakre car also received injuries in the accident.
Funeral services were held for Mrs. Fourakre on Wednesday, August 27 at 3:30 p. m. at the Bennett-May Chapel with burial in Maplewood Cemetery. Rev. Mack Pinkelton and Rev. Glen Denton officiated at the service.
She was married to Theron Fourakre, an employee of Fafnir Bearing. She was a member of the New Zion Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband and one son, Theron Neal Fourakre, 19 months old, both of Blooming Grove Community. Also her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Leola Chapman of Pulaski and in-laws Mr. and Mrs. James Riley Fourakre, Sr. of Hampton, Ga. survive.
Mr. and Mrs. Solon Daughtery, maternal grandparents, of Pulaski also survive.

FOUST, Vincent Carr OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 18 Jun 1980
Funeral services for Vincent Foust, 68, of Route 7, Pulaski, who died Monday, June 16 at Giles County Hospital, were held Wednesday at 1:00 p. m. at Carr and Erwin Chapel with burial in Mitchell Cemetery. Church of Christ minister G. C. Fox was the officiant.
Mr. Foust, who was a retired employee of the Auto Specialist Manufacturing Company of Benton Harbor, Mich., was a Giles County native, the son of the late James and Virginia Dobbs Foust.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Hattie Will Burgess Foust; a son, Gerald Foust, Benton Harbor, Mich.; a daughter, Evelyn Marbut; two brothers, Warren Foust, Winter Haven, Fla. and Eulie Foust, Lester, Ala.; seven sisters, Mrs. Lurlene Thompson and Miss Helen Foust, Winter Haven, Fla., Mrs. Irene Holder, Athens, Ala., Mrs. Hattie Dollar, Anderson, Ala., Mrs. Imogene Word, Minor Hill, Mrs. Augusta Comer, Goodspring and Miss Ruby Foust, Missouri, and two grandchildren.

FOX, George Elwin OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 15 Jun 1983
Mr. George Elwin Fox, 67, of Brick Church, died Saturday, June 11, 1983, at Maury County Hospital. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 12, at Cornersville Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Beechwood Cemetery, Tom Holland and Coleman Pyles officiating.
A native of Marshall County, he was the son of the late Burch and Nettie Gosnell Fox. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Maxie Robinson Fox, Brick Church; one daughter, Mrs. Foster Ingram, Brick Church; three sisters, Mrs. Elise Wheeler, Nashville, Mrs. Barbara Taylor, Tulsa, Oklahoma, and Mrs. Janie Clifton, Diana; three brothers, Claude Fox, Huntsville, Alabama, Sam and William Fox, both of Brick Church; and one grandchild, Candace Ingram.

FOX, George Washington OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 2 Apr 1980
George Washington Fox, 90, of Manila, Ark., died Saturday, March 29 in Giles County Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Sunday at 2:00 p. m. at Carr and Erwin Chapel with burial in Maplewood Cemetery.

Mr. Fox, a retired merchant, was a Giles County native. He was married to the late Jessie Brashears Fox.
Survivors include three sons, Nolus Fox and G. C. Fox, Pulaski and John Lee Fox, Sheffield, Ala.; a sister, Mrs. Betty Durham, Manila, Ark.; 13 grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren.

FOX, Ronnie Calvin OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 27 Sep 1988
Mr. Ronnie Calvin Fox, 41, of the Diana community died Monday, Sept. 26, 1988, at Lewisburg Community Hospital. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, Sept. 27, at Cornersville Funeral Home with burial in the Diana Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Fox was the son of the late John Calvin Fox. He was a heavy equipment operator and a Vietnam veteran.
Survivors include his mother, Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Brown Pinkston of Lewisburg; his wife, Shelia Ann Poole Fox of Diana; two daughters, Michelle Renee and Rhonda D'Ann Fox, both of Diana.

FOX, Willie (Fannie) Frances Fox OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 03 Jan 1984
Mrs. Willie (Fannie) Frances Fox, age 92, of Minor Hill, died at Pulaski Health Care Center December 26, 1983.
Funeral services were held at Carr and Erwin Chapel Tuesday, December 27, at 2:00 p.m. with Herbert McNeese officiating.
Burial was in Thompson Cemetery. A native of Giles County, Mrs. Fox was a member of the Minor Hill Church of Christ. She was the daughter of the late Wes and Mary Crabb Thompson. Survivors include, two sons, Donald Fox of Minor Hill, Albert Fox of Goodsprings; one daughter, Mary Ellen Watson of Pulaski; one sister, Mrs. Anna Alsup of Pulaski; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Carr and Erwin was in charge of all arrangements.

FRALIX, Azaleen Viola Green OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 31 Jan 1989
Azaleen Viola Fralix, 76, died Thursday, Jan. 19, 1989 at Hillside Hospital. Funeral services were held Jan. 21 at Bennett May Chapel with Mack Pinkelton officiating. Burial was in Scotts Hill Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, she was the daughter of the late Hardy and Laura Tittsworth Green.
Survivors include her husband, Massey Fralix, Pulaski; one son, William J. Brymer, Pulaski; two nieces, Peggy Jean Hansen, Goodsprings, Mildred Erlene Fralix, Columbia; two grand-nieces, Donna Jean Clark, Pulaski, Karen A. Burrow, Goodspring; one great-nephew, Gordon Larry Fralix, Columbia; one great-great nephew, Jonathan Cary Clark, Pulaski.

FRALIX, Bobby Larry OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 28 Jul 1987
Mr. Bobby Larry Fralix, 44, of Pulaski, died Thursday, July 23, 1987, at Huntsville Hospital. Funeral services were held Saturday, July 25, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with Don Russell officiating. Burial was in Diana Cemetery.

Survivors include his father, Earl Fralix of Shelbyville; his mother, Sadie Fralix of Pulaski; one son, Bobby Fralix, Jr. of Pulaski; five daughters, Elizabeth, Teresa Mae, Sheila Mae, Karon and Lisa Marie Fralix, all of Pulaski; one brother, David Lynn Fralix of Pulaski; two sisters, Ruby Turner of Lewisburg, Marjorie Ray of Florida.

FRALIX, Elizabeth Ann OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 30 Jun 1988
Miss Elizabeth Ann Fralix, 20, of Pulaski, died Sunday, June 26, 1988, at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville. Funeral services were held Tuesday, June 28, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with the Rev. Mack Pinkelton officiating. Burial was in Diana Cemetery.
A native of Lakeland, Fla., Miss Fralix was the daughter of the late Bobby Fralix. Survivors include her mother, Linda Mae Whary of Pulaski; step-father, Russell Whary of Pulaski; one brother, Bobby Fralix, Jr. of Pulaski; one step-brother, Rusty Whary of Pulaski; four sisters, Teresa, Shelia, Caren and Lisa Fralix, all of Pulaski; grandparents, Hobert and Ruth Hellmonteller of Pulaski, Sadie Fralix of Lewisburg and Earl Fralix of Shelbyville.

FRALIX, Jimmie OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 6 Feb 1980
Jimmie Fralix, 77, of Pulaski, died Saturday, February 2 at his home. Funeral rites were held Monday at 11:00 a. m. at Carr and Erwin Chapel by the Rev. Albert Pope. Burial was in Giles Memory Gardens.
Mr. Fralix, a retired farmer, was born in Grainger County, the son of the late Dave and Nettie Journey Fralix. His wife was the late Mrs. Irene Goats Fralix.
Survivors include two brothers, Milton keechobee, Fla., and Grover Fralix, Pulaski; four sisters, Mrs. Nannie Blade and Mrs. Darthala Estes, Pulaski, Mrs. Mary M. Pierce, Ardmore and Mrs. Myrtle Duncan, Lynnville.

FRALIX, Onie OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 26 Apr 1983
Mrs. Onie Fralix, 82, of 737 Childers Street in Pulaski died on Thursday, April 21, 1983 at the Lewisburg Community Hospital.
Funeral services were conducted by Bro. Milton Paulk at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 24 at Bennett-May Chapel. Interment followed in Lynnwood Cemetery.
Born in Tennessee, Mrs. Fralix was a member of the Pentecostal Church and a housewife. She was married to the late Charlie Clay Fralix. Her parents were the late Jim and Lillie Greene Fralix.
She is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Loyd Harwell, Columbia, Mrs. Clint Wilburn, Pulaski, and Mrs. Martha Burbage, Lakewell, Fla; seven sons, Massey Fralix, Charlie Fralix, both of Pulaski, Jimmy Dean Fralix, David Fralix and Johnny Fralix, all of Columbia, Edison Fralix of Athens, Ala., and Gardner Fralix, Lawton, Okla.; two brothers, Arlie Fralix, Pulaski and Raymond Earl Fralix, Tullahoma; four sisters, Mina Parr and Pearl Madison, both of Pulaski, and Mrs. Preston Clark and Mrs. Avery Riggins, both of Columbia; twelve grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.

FRALIX, Reba Jewel Long OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 23 Apr 1985

Reba Jewel Fralix, 64, of Pulaski, died Tuesday, April 9, 1985, at St. Thomas Hospital, Nashville. A native of Alabama, she was the daughter of the late Wesley and Mary Lou Long. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 11, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with burial in Booth Chapel Cemetery. Mack Pinkelton officiating.
Survivors include her husband, Earl Wayne Fralix of Pulaski; two sons, Evans and David Graves, both of Pulaski; one brother, Ashford Long, of Athens, Alabama; two sisters, Verlie Hill and Retha Chambers, both of Athens, Alabama; six grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

FRALIX, Walter Huston OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 08 Mar 1983
Walter Huston Fralix, 65, of Lynnville, died on Friday, March 4, 1983, at Giles County Hospital.
Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 5, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with the Calvin Houston and Wayne Pagel officiating. Burial followed in Lynnwood Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Fralix was a retired employee of the Giles County Hospital. His wife, Nancy Lee Wright Fralix of Lynnville, survives. He was the son of the late Howard and Martha Long Fralix.
Additional survivors include, four sons, Willard Gene, Larry Huston, and Donny L. Fralxi, all of Lynnville, and Kenneth D. Fralix of Columbia; three sisters, Roberta Woodard, Edna Smith, and Orlean Fralix, all of Pulaski; two half-brothers, Jerry Fralix of Lynnville and Terry Fralix of Campbellsville; and five grandchildren.

FRANCIS, Donald Lee OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 22 Sep 1982
Mr. Donald Lee Francis, 23, Washington, Illinois, died Sunday, September 12, 1982 in that city. Funeral services were held at 1 p. m. Friday, September 17 at Carr and Erwin Chapel with burial in Maplewood Cemetery, the Rev. Mack Pinkelton officiating.
Mr. Francis is survived by his wife, Mrs. Sharon Francis; a son, Matthew D. Francis, Washington; his parents, Harris and Helen Francis, Washington; a brother, Ronald Francis, East Peoria, Illinois; two sisters, Mrs. Brenda Osborne, Spring Grove, Illinois and Mrs. Peggy Schindler, Creve Coeur, Illinois; and his grandmother, Mrs. Ruby Ridiner, Pulaski.

FRANCIS, Frank Butler OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 10 Jun 1981
A 60 year old Giles County farmer, Frank Butler Francis, Sr., died Sunday in Huntsville General Hospital after receiving serious head injuries Thursday when a tree which he was burning fell on him.
Francis was working on the farm of W. E. Walters on Highway 31 North when the incident occurred. He was transported to Giles County Hospital by Giles County Ambulance Service, and later transferred to Huntsville (Ala.) General Hospital where he died Sunday.
Funeral services were held today (Wednesday) at Bennett-May Chapel with Rev. Lloyd Hickman, presiding. Lynnwood Cemetery, Lynnville was the place of burial.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Daisy Lou Francis of Lawrenceburg; one son, Butler Francis, Jr., of Leoma, and one granddaughter. Other survivors include two brothers Allen Francis of Pulaski and Harris Francis of Washington, Ill.; five sisters, Lorene Francis, Christine Francis and Mary Morse of Pulaski, Mamie Pearl Scovell of Lewisburg, and Wilma Dean Poarch of Cornersville.

FRANCIS, Franklin Whitfield OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 17 Sep 1985

Mr. Franklin Whitfield Francis, 65, of Ethridge, died Sunday, Sept. 8, 1985, at Veterans Hospital in Nashville. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with Mack Pinkelton officiating. Burial was in Lynnwood Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, he was the son of the late Edd and Mary Furgeson Francis. He was a farmer.
Survivors include his wife, Eula Lee Francis of Ethridge; five sons, Donald, Arnold and Anthony Francis, all of Columbia, Charles Francis of Mt. Pleasant, Parker Francis of Campbellsville; three daughters, Mary Ellen Walls of Campbellsville, Mrs. Teresa Colvett, Mrs. Angela Sanders, both of Mt. Pleasant; two brothers, Herbert Francis of Pulaski, Flournoy Francis of Culleoka; one sister, Roberta Owens of Pulaski; 12 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.


FRANCIS, George Allen OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 12 Aug 1989
Mr. George Allen Francis, 66, of Lynnville, died Wednesday, Sept. 6, 1989, at his residence. Funeral services were held Saturday, Sept. 9, at Bennett May Chapel with the Rev. Mack Pinkelton and the Rev. Dale Myers officiating. Burial was in Lynnwood Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Francis was the son of the late Harris Cleveland and Claudia Bell Thomas Francis. He was a member of the Baptist Church and a retired farmer.
Survivors include one daughter, Miss Ruth Helen Francis of Pulaski; one son, George Allen Francis of Lynnville; five sisters, Mrs. Mamie Pearl Scovill and Mrs. Wilma Duncan, both of Lewisburg, Miss Lorene Francis, Miss Christine Francis, and Mrs. Mary Morse, all of Lynnville; one brother, Harris Cleveland Francis of Peoria, Ill.

FRANCIS, Rindy Louise OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 16 Feb 1983
Mrs. Rindy Louise Francis, 78, Pulaski, died Tuesday, February 8, 1983 at Giles County Hospital. Funeral services were held Thursday, February 10, at 11 a.m. at Carr and Erwin Chapel with burial in Maplewood Cemetery, Floyd Farris officiating.
A native of Giles County, she was the daughter of the late Wilson A. and Catherine White Francis and was married to John A. Francis, Pulaski.
Other survivors include two sons, Charles E. Francis, Pulaski and John A. Francis, Jr., Franklin; three daughters, Mrs. Doris Peden, Pulaski, Mrs. Thelma Pierce, Nashville, and Mrs. Linda Weatherman, Goodlettsville; 10 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

FRANCIS, Roy Edward OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 14 Jan 1981
Funeral services for Roy Edward Francis, 67, of Route 6, Pulaski, were conducted Wednesday, January 7 at 7:30 p. m. at Carr and Erwin Chapel with burial in Parkview Memorial Cemetery in Michigan. Mr. Francis died Tuesday in Giles County Hospital.
He was a Giles County native, the son of the late Honor Edward and Mary Frances Ferguson Francis. He was a Mason and retired employee of Great Lake Steel Co.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Olive Leatha Porter Francis; three sons, Roy Edward Francis, Jr., Pulaski, David Dale Francis, Taylor, Mich., and Gary S. Francis, Lincoln Park, Mich.; a daughter, Mrs. Mary Myre, Fort Lupton, Colo.; three brothers, Franklin Francis, Lynnville, Herbert J. Francis, Pulaski, and Florney Francis, Columbia; a sister, Mrs. Roberta Owens, Lynnville; nine grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

FRANKLIN, Alma E. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 21 Feb 1989
Alma E. Franklin, 64, Route 6, Pulaski, died Tuesday, Feb. 14, 1989, at Hillside Hospital. Funeral services were held Thursday at Carr and Erwin Chapel with Judson Hays and J. H. Robinson officiating. Burial was in Giles Memory Gardens.
Mrs Franklin was the daughter of the late Earl Lucas. She was a native of Roanoke, VA and retired self-employed from A. W. Rental.
Survivors include her husband, Willie Price Franklin, Pulaski; her mother, Minnie F. Lucas, Roanoke, VA; one son, David Allen Franklin, Eva, Ala.; two daughters, Carolyn L. Rains, Pulaski, and Bonnie L. Case, Goodlettsville, TN; one sister, Louise McGarrell, Roanoke, VA and six grandchildren.

FRANKLIN, Everett K. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 2 Apr 1980
Everette K. Franklin, 70, of Ardmore, died Monday, March 17 at Medical Center Hospital, Huntsville, Ala.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, March 18 at Raineys Funeral Home in Ardmore with the Rev. Wheeler Kidd officiating. Burial was in Hastings Cemetery.
Mr. Franklin was the son of the late Mattie and James Franklin.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Mae Franklin, Decatur, Ala.; a daughter, Mrs. June Pittman, Decatur; a son, David Franklin, Ardmore; three sisters, Mrs. Mary Ruth Mitchell, Athens, Ala., Mrs. Lillian Mitchell, Madison, Ala., and Mrs. Era King, Columbia; a brother, Hubert Franklin, Athens; four grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

FRANKLIN, J. Louis OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 13 Aug 1985
J. Louis Franklin, 61, of Decatur, Ala., died Tuesday, August 6, 1985, at Parkway Medical Center in Decatur.
A native of Pulaski, he was the son of the late Louis Franklin, Sr. He was a member of Shoal Street First Baptist Church and was employed by the Alabama State Highway Department. He was a talented pianist, playing for the Macedonia Presbyterian Church and Kings Memorial United Methodist Church in Decatur, and also for local churches and bands.
Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, at First Baptist Church on Shoal Street, with burial in Maplewood Cemetery, Rev. R. A. Oliver officiating.
Survivors include his mother, Mrs. Elsie Hardison of Pulaski; and a foster-sister, Mrs. Dolores Stone.

FRANKLIN, Robert OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 25 Feb 1981
20 year old Robert Franklin of Lynnville died in an early morning fire Wednesday. Robert's father, Dallas, escaped from the house located 3 miles east of Lynnville on Hwy. 129 when he discovered the blaze shortly before 2 a. m. Franklin went to the home of a neighbor, Isobel Marbury who called the Rescue Squad. The house, which was formerly the Stagg's Grocery Store was engulfed in flames when 3 units from the Rescue Squad and member of the Lynnville Fire Department arrived about 2 a. m. The stayed on the scene until 5 a. m.

The Giles County Ambulance Service transported Robert Franklin to Giles County Hospital. The house was a total loss. Speculation was that the fire started from a wood stove.
Funeral services will be held February 26, at the London Funeral Home in Cornersville with burial in Elkridge Cemetery in Lynnville. The Rev. Mack Pinkelton will officiate. Survivors include his father, George Dallas Franklin of Lynnville, his mother, Carolyn Estep, one sister, Brenda Franklin, and one half-brother, Harold Wayne Estep.

FRANKLIN, Stella Rich Parker OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 12 May 1987
Mrs. Stella Parker Franklin, 88, of Pulaski, died Friday, May 8, 1987, at Pulaski Health Care Center.
Funeral services were held Sunday, May 10, at Bennett-May Chapel with the Rev. Mack Pinkelton officiating. Burial was in Mt. Moriah Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Franklin was the daughter of the late Tom and Mary Frances Ward Rich and was married to the late O. H. Franklin. She was a member of the Presbyterian Church and was a long-time nurse at Giles County Hospital.
Survivors include one grandson, Tommy Parker of Chattanooga; one granddaughter, Mrs. Susan Reed of Las Vegas, Nev.; one sister, Mrs. Renee Morris of Pulaski.

FRANKLIN, Tom Howard OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 01 Jul 1986
Mr. Tom Howard Franklin, 63, of Pulaski, died Tuesday, June 24, 1986, at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, June 27, at Jordan Funeral Home Chapel with Fev. John Tucker officiating. Burial will be in Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Pulaski, Mr. Franklin was the son of the late Rev. Ed and Viola Franklin. He served in the U. S. Army during WWII from Nov., 1948 to Dec, 1954, when he was honorably discharged. Mr. Franklin resided with Mr. and Mrs. Sy Will Brown.
Survivors include one sister, Mrs. Odell Ezell of Joliet, Ill.; two brothers, Lester Franklin of Pulaski, Ernest Franklin of Indianapolis, Ind.

FRANKLIN, Virgil Sells OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 15 May 1984
Mrs. K. M. (Virgil Sells) Franklin, 92, died on Saturday, May 12, 1984, at Giles County Hospital. A Tennessee native, she was the daughter of the late Benjamin and Nancy South Sells and the wife of the late Keifer M. Franklin.
Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 15, at First Baptist Church, Pulaski, with burial in Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Nashville, Clarence Stewart and Bill Moss officiating. Carr and Erwin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include two nieces and two nephews.

FRANKS, Eubert Walker OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 23 Nov 1982
Mr. Eubert Walker Franks, 70, Route 6, Pulaski, died Saturday, November 20, 1982 at St. Thomas Hospital, Nashville. Funeral services were held at 2 p. m. Sunday, November 21 at Bennett-May Chapel with Harold Smith and James D. Nave officiating. Burial was in Giles Memory Gardens.

A native of Hardin County, he was the son of the late John Henry and Ida Mae Yancey Franks.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Warren Ada Franks; a son, Bobby Franks, Pulaski; a daughter, Mrs. Willis Herndon, Pulaski; a sister, Mrs. Tera Robbins, Mississippi; a brother, J. E. Franks, Savannah; and seven grandchildren.

FRANKS, Jeffrey Michael OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 10 May 1983
Jeffrey Michael Franks, age 9, of Nashville, TN, died on May 3, 1983, at Clover Bottom Developmental Center, Nashville, TN.
He is survived by his mother, Mrs. Linda Carol Bartley, Nashville; father, James Michael Franks, Pulaski; paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. John D. Franks, Lawrenceburg; maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Allen Newton, Pulaski; and several aunts and uncles.
Funeral services were held at Bennett-May Chapel, at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, May 5, 1983, burial in Maplewood Cemetery with Rev. Mack Pinkelton, officiating.

FRASIER, William E. OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 31 Dec 1987
A long-time Maury County General Sessions judge, William E. Fraser, died Monday, Dec. 28, 1987, in Maury County Hospital.
Services for Judge Fraser were held Tuesday at Oakes and Nichols Funeral Home with burial in Polk Memorial Gardens. Mr. Fraser was taken to the hospital Saturday night, where he was found to be suffering from internal bleeding.
Born July 23, 1927, Fraser attended Riverside School and graduated from Columbia High School in 1944. After serving in the Navy during World War II, he received a law degree from the Old Cumberland University Law School in 1950.
In the 1950s and 1960s, in addition to practicing law, he served as an associate judge to General Sessions Judge Thomas H. Peebles, Jr. In 1972, Gov. Winfield Dunn appointed him to the post of General Sessions Judge.
Mr. Fraser, the only lawyer among Maury County's three General Sessions judges, also served as Juvenile Court judge for the county.
He was a member of Saint Peter's Episcopal Church.
Survivors include his wife, Patricia Calvert Fraser; one daughter, Lynne Fraser of Nashville; one son, William Calvert Fraser; his mother, Mrs. Gladys Vestal Fraser; and one brother, Douglas Fraser.

FREELAND, J. P. "Jack" OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 3 Sep 1980
J. P. "Jack" Freeland, 52, advertising manager for the Daily Herald, died unexpectedly Sunday afternoon, August 1 at his residence near Bryant Station. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. at the Chapel of Williams Funeral Home in Columbia. Burial was in Polk Memorial Gardens. The Rev. Jacob Smith, minister of Summertown Methodist Church, and James Dickey, minister of Bena Church of Christ, were the officiants.

A native of Maury County, he was the son of the late K. P. and Ida Gupton Freeland. In 1962 he was married to the former Sally Wright, who survives. He attended Marshall County High School, and was a veteran of the Korean War. Prior to his association with the Herald he was a Maury County Deputy Sheriff and from 1958 to 1965 he was Chief Criminal Investigator for the 11th Judicial District. He was a member of the American Legion and the Fraternal Order of Police.
Survivors in addition to his wife include two sons, Layne Freeland of Lewisburg and Mike Freeland of Columbia; a step-daughter, Mrs. Bobby Prentice of Columbia; a brother, Thomas Freeland of Cornersville; two grandsons and one granddaughter.

FREEMAN, Dorothy Pearl OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 14 Mar 1989
Dorothy Pearl Freeman, 52, Route 1, Pulaski, died Wednesday, March 8, 1989, in Vanderbilt Hospital in Nashville.
Funeral services were held Friday at Carr and Erwin Chapel with Danny Pettus and Mack Pinkelton officiating. Burial was in Mt. Moriah Cemetery.
She was a native of Giles County and the daughter of the late Mitchell Jones. Survivors include, her mother, Mrs. Pansy Holt, Pulaski, three sons, Thomas Boshers, Pulaski, Carl Boshers, La Port, IN, and Tory L. Boshers, U.S. Air Force; two daughters, Debbie L. Abernathy and Barbara Russell, both of Pulaski; one half-brother, Tommy Holt, Detroit, Mich.; one half-sister, Opel Jean Todd, Alabama; and 13 grandchildren.

FREEMAN, Lucille Thompson OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 11 Sep 1984
Mrs. Lucille T. Freeman, 91, Pulaski, died on Thursday, September 6, 1984, at Hillside Hospital.
A native of Marshall County, she was the daughter of the late W. A. and Anna Belle Page Thompson and was married to the late Roy N. Freeman. She was a member of the Baptist Church and was a retired employee of Kraft Foods.
Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Saturday, September 8, at Bennett May Chapel, Paul Allen and Clarence K. Stewart officiating, with burial in Petersburg, Tennessee.
Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Maggie F. Sims, Pulaski; one son, W. R. (Pete) Freeman, Franklin; five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

FREEMAN, Roy Gower OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 03 May 1983
Roy Gower Freeman, 82, of Shelbyville, died April 27 in Bedford County General Hospital in that city.
Funeral services were conducted Friday, April 29, at Carr and Erwin Chapel by Ray Winsette. Burial followed in New Zion Cemetery.
A former resident of Giles County, Mr. Freeman was the son of the late Robert and Elizabeth Luna Freeman. He was a retired farmer and carpenter.
Survivors include three sons, Billy Freeman of Florida, James D. Freeman of Texas and Bobby Freeman of Shelbyville; one daughter, Mrs. Ruth Emerson of Lawrenceburg; one brother, Bob Freeman of Texas; three sisters, Mrs. Ada Mitchell of Petersburg, Mrs. Annie Newsom of Illinois, and Mrs. Tennie Roberts of Pulaski; 10 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

FRY, Herman OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 23 Aug 1983
Mr. Herman Fry, 71, of Lynnville, died Friday, August 19, 1983, at his residence. Funeral services were held Monday, August 22, at 1 p.m. at the Queen Ann Funeral Home conducted by the Rev. Mack Draine. Burial was in Fry Branch Cemetery at Waco.

Mr. Fry was a native of Lynnville. He was a carpenter. Survivors include, one aunt, Mrs. Annie Lee Braden of Lynnville and several cousins.

FRY, Horace OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 24 Nov 1987
Mr. Horace Fry, 59, of Pulaski, died Wednesday, Nov. 18, 1987, at Hillside Hospital. Funeral services were held Friday, Nov. 20, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with Marvin Nelson officiating. Burial was in Giles Memory Garden.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Fry was the son of the late Martha Jefferson Owens Fry. He was employed at Maremont-Gabriel Corp.
Survivors include hs father, Ruby Molton Fry of Pulaski; his wife, Joyce Deason Fry of Pulaski; three daughters, Linda Smith and Glenda Mattingly, both of Pulaski, Cherly Kirsch of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; four brothers, Travis, Lincoln, Brady and Earl Fry, all of Pulaski; three sisters, Elizabeth Counts of Columbia, Aline Bruce of Nashville, Inez Graves of Pulaski; five grandchildren.

FRY, Joshua Dee OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 22 Aug 1989
Joshua Dee Fry, four months old, of Pulaski, died Wednesday, August 16, 1989, at Vanderbilt Hospital in Nashville. Graveside services were held Friday, Aug. 18, at Maplewood Cemetery with the Rev. Mack Pinkelton officiating. Carr and Erwin Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include his parents, Tracey and Mary Pugh Fry of Pulaski; one brother, Cory Pugh of Pulaski; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Windel Fry, Mr. and Mrs. William Pugh, of Pulaski.

FRY, Ruby Molton OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 31 Jan 1989
Ruby Molton Fry, 88, died Wednesday, Jan. 25, 1989 at St. Thomas Hospital. Funeral services were held Jan. 28 at Carr and Erwin Chapel with Marvin Nelson officiating. Burial was in Scotts Hill Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, he was the son of the late John and Liz Morris Fry. Survivors include four sons, Earl, Brady, Lincoln, Travis Fry, all of Pulaski; three daughters, Alene Brule, Nashville, Inez Graves, Pulaski, Elizabeth Counts, Columbia, 29 grandchildren, 41 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren.

FRYE, Raymond Randolph OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 21 Jun 1984
Raymond Randolph Frye, 72, Pulaski, died Tuesday, June 19, 1984, at Parkview Hospital in Nashville.
A native of Coffee County, he was the son of the late Harry and Nell Wilson Frye. He was retired from Maremont Gabriel and Genesco and was a member of First Presbyterian Church.
Funeral services were helda t 2 p.m. Thursday, June 21, at Bennett-May Chapel, J. L. Perry officiating, with burial in Maplewood Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Martha Martin Frye of Pulaski; and three sisters, Mrs. Veta Nell Sams, Ervin, Tennessee, Mrs. Sybil Burks, Estill Springs, Tennessee and Mrs. Jean Sintic, Tullahoma, Tennessee.

FULTON, James Robert OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 17 Mar 1988

Mr. James Robert Fulton, 47, of Miami, Fla., died Sunday, Feb. 21, 1988, in that city. Funeral services were held Tuesday, March 15, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with Paul Sain officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
Mr. Fulton was a native of Giles County.
Survivors include one daughter, Elizabeth Lee Fulton of Fairhope, Ala.; one sister, Faye Robinson of Pulaski.

FULTS, Wiley J. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 9 Dec 1981
Wiley J. Fults, 71, of Route 1, Goodspring, died Monday, November 23. Funeral rites were conducted Wednesday at 1:30 p. m. at Woodfin Memorial Chapel in Murfreesboro by Church of Christ minister James W. Creech. Burial was in Fox Hollow Cemetery in Hoover's Gap.
A Rutherford County native, Mr. Fults was the son of the late Lee Alfred and Anna Frances Hawks Fults.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Lera Rogers Fults, Pulaski; six daughters, Mrs. Marlene Adams, Murfreesboro, Mrs. Doris Johnson, Pulaski, Mrs. Betty McHaffey, Lebanon, Mrs. Jane Turner, Murfreesboro, Mrs. Brenda Hall, Pulaski, Mrs. Bonnie Taylor, Memphis; three sons, Will Fults, Goodspring, Jim Fults, Pulaski, Joe Fults, Prospect; one brother, Vernon Fults, Hoover's Gap; three sisters, Mrs. Beatrice Haynes, Peoria, Illinois, mrs. Pauline Hayes, Peoria, Illinois, and Mrs. Byanco Rogers, Murfreesboro and fifteen grandchildren.

FUQUA, Ruby Campbell OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 26 Feb 1985
Mrs. Ruby Campbell Fuqua, formerly of Pulaski, died February 21, 1985, at Columbia Health Care in Columbia, Tenn.
A native of Maury County, she was the daughter of the late Albert and Mamie Thompson Campbell and was married to the late Dr. E. M. Fuqua.
Graveside services were held Friday, February 22, at 1 p.m. at Maplewood Cemetery. Bennett May Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include one son, Dr. William Fuqua of Columbia; two grandchildren, Dr. William Mitchell Fuqua of Rochester, New York and Mrs. Sam Kuykendall of Columbia.

FUQUA, Louie G. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 24 Mar 1987
Mr. Louie G. Fuqua, 78, of Pulaski, died Thursday, March 19, 1987, at Pulaski Health Care Center. Funeral services were held Saturday, March 21, at Bennett May Chapel with Rev. Mack Pinkelton officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Lafayette, Tenn., Mr. Fuqua was retired from L&N Railroad.
Survivors include his wife, Allie Fralix Fuqua of Pulaski; one step-daughter, Mrs. Nell Ray of Elkton; one step-son, L. C. Copeland of Lawrenceburg; several step-grandchildren; four sisters, Mrs. Ollie Huffines of Taylorville, Ill., Mrs. Gladys Drake of Muskegon, Mich., Mrs. Zennie Edwards of Pulaski, Mrs. Dema Pelton of Carson, Calif.; one brother, Joe Fuqua of Pulaski; several nieces and nephews.

GAINES, Andy Cunningham OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 12 Apr 1983

Andy Cunningham Gaines, 71, of Sheffield, AL, died on Thursday morning, March 31, 1983 in Gulf Shores, AL.
Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, April 4 at Morrison Funeral Home in Tuscumbia, AL. Burial followed in Tuscumbia Cemetery.
A native of Painter, AL, he was the son of the late Dr. and Mrs. Frank C. Gaines of Lawrenceburg, TN.
He is survived by, his wife, Mrs. Eunice S. Gaines of Sheffield, AL; one son, Morris Gaines; one grandson, both of Gulf Shores, AL; one sister, Mrs. Harry Crook of Pulaski; two brothers, Frank Nolan Gaines of New Prospect and Herbert Lionel Gaines of Nashville and several nieces and nephews.

GAINES, Birdie L. Bradley OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 29 Nov 1986
Mrs. Birdie L. Gaines, 62, of Ardmore, died Monday, Nov. 17, 1986, at Athens, Ala. Clinic. Funeral services were conducted by Rev. Jeremiah Gardner Saturday, Nov. 22, at Union Hill Missionary Baptist Church. Burial was in Elkton Cemetery. Queen Ann Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Gaines was the daughter of the late Neal Bradley and Mary Bridgeforth Bradley Sherrell. She was a member of Union Hill Missionary Baptist Church at Elkton and a former employee of Ardmore Nursing Home.
Survivors include her husband, Bennie Lee Gaines; one son, Ben Neal Gaines of Ardmore; three brothers and three sisters, George Bradley of Elkton, Mrs. Agnes Garrison, Mrs. Betty Mae Wilson, Floyd Bradley, all of Indianapolis, Ind., Mrs. Pecola Brown and Claude Sherrell, Jr., both of Nashville; an aunt, Mrs. Vera Walker; one step-brother and seven step-sisters, Mrs. Naomi Mitchell, Mrs. Nell Reedus, Miss Maggie Sherrell, Mrs. Myra Jones, Mrs. Betty Jean Harney, Mrs. Parthenia McHaney, Mrs. Ruby Lawrence and Willie Lee Sherrell; several nieces and nephews.

GAINES, Iva Sue Phillips OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 29 Dec 1982
Mrs. Iva Sue Gaines, 79, Pulaski, died Monday, December 27, 1982 at her home. Funeral services were held at 1 p. m. Tuesday, December 28 at Carr and Erwin Chapel with burial in Maplewood Cemetery, Floyd Farris officiating.
A native of Giles County, she was the daughter of the late Thomas Wiley and Lota Mae Townsend Phillips and was married to the late Will Henry Gaines.
She is survived by three sons, Doc Gaines, Pulaski, Howard Gaines, Fayetteville and James Gaines, Hixon, Tenn.; three daughters, Virginia Cole, Goodspring, Fay Bell, Pulaski, Danese Windsor, Huntsville, Ala.; one brother, Robert Phillips, Jackson, Tenn.; two half-sisters, Estell Lawrence and Lona Mae Reees, both of Lawrenceburg; seven grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

GAINES, Nolia Estelle Pierson OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 01 Mar 1988
Mrs. Nolia Estelle Gaines, 94, of Pulaski, died Thursday, Feb. 25, 1988, at Pulaski Health Care Center. Funeral services were held Saturday, Feb. 27, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with the Rev. Mack Pinkelton officiating. Burial was in Beech Hill Cemetery.

A native of Giles County, Mrs. Gaines was the daughter of the late James Harvey and Eudora Arnold Pierson and was married to the late W. E. Gaines.
Survivors include one son, Herman Gaines of Pulaski; two daughters, Martha Bledsoe of Pulaski, Lois Williams of Lewisburg; one sister, Elizabeth Worsham of Lewisburg; 11 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

GAINES, William D. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 24 May 1983
Services were recently held at Memphis Funeral Home Poplar Chapel for William D. "Bill" Gaines, 61, an insurance salesman with Commonwealth Insurance Company for more than 25 years.
Mr. Gaines, of 4805 Flamingo, died at St. Francis Hospital. He was a member of Underwood Methodist Church and a Mason since 1951. A World War II naval veteran, he served with the Seabees in the Philippines. He also was a member of the National Association of Life Underwriters.
He leaves his wife, Mrs. Martha H. Gaines; a daughter, Phyllis Gaines of Tavares, Fla.; a son, William D. Gaines, Jr., of Memphis; two sisters, Mrs. Lula Noah of Nashville and Mrs. Jackie Callahan of Pulaski, TN; four brothers, John B. Gaines of Stafford, VA, Byron Gaines of Tulsa, OK, Jim Gaines of Nashville, and Thelwood Gaines of Dixon, TN; and a granddaughter.
Burial was held in Memorial Park.

GAITHER, Elizabeth Arrowsmith OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 30 Jul 1980
Graveside services for Mrs. Elizabeth Arrowsmith Gaither, 84, of Cleveland, who died Thursday, July 24 at Bradley Court Nursing Home in that city, were conducted Friday at 2:00
p. m. in Pulaski at Maplewood Cemetery. The Rev. Paul Allen, pastor of the First United Methodist Church, was the officiant.
Mrs. Gaither was the last surviving member of her immediate family who were long time residents of Pulaski. She was the daughter of the late Mark and Estelle Anderson Arrowsmith. She was married to the late Will T. Gaither of Nashville where they resided for a number of years. Mrs. Gaither was a graduate of Martin College and held membership in the First United Methodist Church.
Survivors include a niece, Mrs. Virgil Carmichael of Cleveland, several other nieces and nephews. Bennett-May Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

GAJEWSKI, Joseph OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 28 Nov 1989
Mr. Joseph Gajewski, 67, of Lynnville, died Friday, Nov. 24, 1989, at Maury Regional Hospital in Columbia.
Memorial services were held Saturday, Nov. 25, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church of Pulaski. The remains were cremated.
A native of New Britton, Conn., Mr. Gajewski was the son of the late Joseph and Eva Horosko Gajewski. He was a member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church of Pulaski and was owner of Pulaski Bakery and Nature's Harvest Health Food Store in Pulaski.

Survivors include his wife Catherine Gajewski of Lynnville; two daughters, Carol Yurewitch of Lynnville, Cynthia Gajewski of New Britton, Conn.; two sons, Gregory Gajewski of Manchester, Conn., and Gary Gajewski of Kingston, Conn.; 10 grandchildren; three sisters, Mrs. Sonia Zardicki of New Britton, Conn., Mrs. Anna Kelly of Meridan, Conn., Mrs. Olga mader of Bristol, Conn.; one brother, Walter Gajewski of New Britton, Conn.

GALLOWAY, Sherman Allen OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 20 Dec 1988
Sherman Allen Galloway, 69, died Friday, Dec. 16, 1988, at Crockett Hospital in Lawrenceburg. Graveside services were held Sunday, Dec. 18 at Lebanon Cemetery in Lincoln County with Tom Porter officiating.
Mr. Sherman was a native of Giles County, and the son of the late William A. and Nellie Bruce Galloway.
Survivors include his wife, Ava R. Galloway; one son, Randy Galloway, Florence, Ala.; one step-son, J. R. Copeland, Pulaski; one sister, Elizabeth Flen, Fayetteville; five grandchildren.

GANNON, Emmer Mae Long OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 04 Apr 1989
Emmer Mae Long Gannon, 35, 220 Quailwood Drive, Pulaski, died Saturday, March 25, 1989, at Clarksville Memorial Hospital in Clarksville. Funeral services were held Thursday, March 30 at Carr and Erwin Funeral Home with Mack Pinkelton officiating. Burial was in Long Cemetery.
Mrs. Gannon was an employee of Maremont Gabriel. Survivors include her parents, Thomas and Minnie Hill Long, Pulaski; one son, Matthew Stevenson, Pulaski; one daughter, Jennifer Stevenson, Pulaski; four brothers, Carl Richard, Donald and James Long, all of Pulaski and Frankie Long, St. Louis, Missouri; and one sisters, Connie Kirk, Pulaski.

GARDNER, A. G. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 12 Jul 1988
Mr. A. G. Gardner, 77, of Elkton, died Wednesday, July 6, 1988, at his residence. Funeral services were held Sunday, July 10, at Saint Elizabeth Primitive Baptist Church in Elkton with the Rev. Brady Leslie and Elder Eugene Lewis officiating. Burial was in Elkton Cemetery. Queen Ann Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Gardner was the son of the late Atha and Etha Bonner Gardner. He was retired from the L&N Railroad Company.
Survivors include two brothers, the Rev. S. L. Gardner of Louisville, Ky., O. C. Gardner of Ardmore, Tenn.; six nephews, nine nieces; a cousin (with whom he lived), Miss Ella Mary Eddings of Elkton.

GARDNER, Annie Mae OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 22 Nov 1983
Mrs. Annie Mae Gardner, age 89, of 9407 Church Street, Ooltewah, Tennessee, died Friday evening, November 18th, at her residence.
Funeral services were held Sunday, November 20, at 9 a.m. in the Valley View Chapel of the Lane Funeral Home in Chattanooga with graveside services at 12:30 p.m. Sunday, November 20th at Maplewood Cemetery in Pulaski with the Rev. James Taylor officiating.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Gardner had lived in Ooltewah for the past four years. She was a member of the Riverside Methodist Church in Ooltewah. Mrs. Gardner was a housewife. She was married to the late Flournoy Gardner.
Survivors include, one daughter, Mrs. Louise Williams of Ooltewah; three granddaughters, Mrs. Linda Grove, Miss Marsha Williams, both of Ooltewah, Mrs. Betty Hickman of Soddy, Tennessee; one grandson, Roger Wood of Columbia.

GARDNER, Bullar King OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 24 May 1988
Mrs. Bullar King Gardner, 96, of Meadowbrook Nursing Home, died Monday, May 9, 1988, at Vanderbilt Hospital in Nashville. Funeral services were held Saturday, May 14, at Abraham McKissack Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Lawrence Childress officiating. Burial was in Center Point Cemetery. Queen Ann Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Gardner was the daughter of the late Arthur and Nancy Bass King and was married to the late Rev. Raymond Gardner. She was a member of New Hope Primitive Baptist Church at Conway, where she served as Mother.
Survivors include three nieces, Jennie R. Reedus of Pulaski, Julia and Henrie King, both of Indianapolis, Ind.; one nephew, Grady Garrison of Canton, Ohio; two great-nephews, Joe Thomas Reedus of Nashville, William Johnson of Pulaski; one great-grandnephew, David Reedus of Pulaski; three grandnieces, Elizabeth Stevenson of Elkton, Mary and Martha Reedus, both of Pulaski; two step-daughters, Henrietta McCrary of Louisville, Ky., Mattie Hammonds-Brown of Huntsville, Ala.; three step-sons, John Gardner of Canton, Ohio, Martin L. Gardner of Louisville, Ky., and Clyde Gardner of Washington, D. C.; step-grandson, Robert E. Gardner of Chicago, Ill.; several other step-grandchildren.

GARDNER, Carrie Mae McNairy OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 09 Apr 1987
Mrs. Carrie Mae Gardner, 79, of Nashville, died Saturday, March 28, 1987. Funeral services were held Wednesday, April 1, at Mount Bethel Baptist Church with Rev. Benjamin Sweat and Rev. D. C. Williams officiating. Burial was Thursday, April 2, at Elkton Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Gardner was the daughter of the late Ed and Mattie Brunson McNairy and was married to the late Richard Gardner.
Survivors include one son, Willie Richard Gardner; four grandchildren; one great-grandson, three sisters, Mrs. Louise Franklin, Mrs. Eunice Williams and Mrs. Maxine Brown, all of Nashville; one brother, Edward McNairy of Nashville; several nieces and nephews.

GARDNER, Irma Ruth Brownlow OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 21 Jan 1986
Mrs. Irma Ruth Gardner, 77, of Goodspring, died Thursday, January 16, 1986, at her residence. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, January 18, at Bennett-May Chapel with Rev. Paul McKinney officiating. Burial was in Stella Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Gardner was the daughter of the late Erskine and Pattie Reagin Brownlow. She was a retired school teacher and member of the Presbyterian Church.
Survivors include her husband, Julius G. Gardner of Goodspring; two sons, Kenneth Fred Gardner of Prospect, Steven Paul Gardner of Houston, Texas; three grandchildren, three great grandchildren' one sister, Mrs. Leslie Brownlow Kerr of Stella; one brother, Sterling Brownlow of Pulaski; several nieces and nephews.

GARDNER, L. Z. (Hog) OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 18 Jun 1985
L. Z. (Hog) Gardner, 70, of Elkton, died Thursday, June 6, 1985, at Methodist Evangelical Hospital, Louisville, Kentucky, following a long illness.
A native of Giles County, he was the son of the late Atha and Ethel Bonner Gardner. He was a retired farmer and was a member of New Hope P.B. Church.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, June 11, at 1 p.m. at St. Elizabeth Primitive Baptist Church in Elkton. Burial was in Elkton Cemetery.

GARDNER, Nora M. Weaver OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 20 Dec 1988
Nora M. Gardner, 87, died Saturday, Dec. 17 at Maury County Hospital. Graveside services were held Monday, Dec. 19 at Maplewood Cemetery with G. C. Fox officiating.
Mrs. Gardner was a native of Giles County, and the daughter of the late Joseph and Mary Morris Weaver and was married to the late Roy Gardner. No immediate survivors.

GARDNER, Sallie Mae McWilliams OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 05 Dec 1989
Mrs. Sallie Mae Gardner, 69, of Elkton, died Wednesday, Nov. 29, 1989, at her residence. Funeral services were held Saturday, Dec. 2, at Saint Elizabeth Primitive Baptist Church with William Mannings officiating. Burial was in Elkton Cemetery. Queen Ann Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Gardner was the daughter of the late Jack and Ophelia Garrison McWilliams and was married to the late L. Z. Gardner. She was a member of New Hope Primitive Baptist Church.
Survivors include her children, Mrs. Mae Violet Bradley and Robert Holt, both of Elkton; five grandchildren, Floyd Bradley of Canada, Mrs. Barbara Bass, David, Eugene and Tom Bradley, all of Elkton; several step-children; two brothers, the Rev. John Baugh McWilliams of Elkton, the Rev. Willie Anthony McWilliams of Pulaski; several nieces and nephews.

GARDNER, William Edward OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 25 Mar 1981
The Rev. William Edward Gardner, 58, a native Giles Countian died Sunday evening as a result of a heart attack suffered while preaching from the pulpit of St. James Missionary Baptist Church in Nashville. The Rev. Gardner was the pastor of Mount Calvary Baptist Church in Nashville.
In October 1978 another pastor, the Rev. Daniel L. Williams also suffered a heart attack while preaching from the St. James pulpit.
During the sermon Sunday evening, the Rev. Gardner fell to the floor and two nurses in the choir administered cardiopulmonary resuscitation. He was taken to the Vanderbilt Hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival.
The Rev. Gardner was the son of the late William Edward and Darthula Gardner of Pulaski. He attended American Baptist Seminary and Emmanuel Baptist College, both in Nashville. He had been a minister for 23 years. He served as the first vice moderator of Nashville City

GARDNER, Will Ross OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 20 May 1986
Will Ross Gardner died Monday, April 21, 1986, at his residence in Elkton. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Friday, April 25, at Queen Ann Funeral Home with Rev. Roy White officiating. Burial was in Elkton Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Gardner was the son of the late John and Lera Gardner. He was a member of the Drivers Chapel A.M.E. Church and an employee of Advance Security International Company of Huntsville, Ala.

Surivivors include two sons, Roger and Ross Gardner; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two brothers, Rev. James W. Gardner and Flournoy Gardner, both of Elkton; two sisters, Mrs. Elizabeth Clack of Detroit, Mich., Mrs. Dorothy Jackson of Evanston, Ill.; several nieces and nephews.

GARNER, Alvis Norwood OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 04ec 1984
Alvis Norwood Garner, 80, Goodspring, died on Sunday, December 2, 1984, at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Lester, Alabama.
A native of Giles County, he was the son of the late George and Fannie Norwood Garner. He was a retired farmer.
Funeral services were held at 2 p. m. Monday, December 3, at Carr and Erwin Chapel, with burial in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, Paul McKinney and Dell Sewell officiating.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Ruby Campbell Garner, Goodspring; three sons, Douglas Garner, Delmas Garner, and David Garner, all of Goodspring; three daughters, Mrs. Margie Swanner, Mrs. Martha Ruth Thornton, and Wilma Jean Watkins, all of Goodspring; one sister, Mrs. Luther Glover, Goodspring; 18 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.

GARNER, Bessie OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 10 Jan 1989
Bessie Mae Garner, 84, died Jan. 1, 1989 at Hillside Hospital. Funeral services were held Jan. 3 at Bennett May Chapel with Andy Brown and Paul Sain officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Alabama, Mrs. Garner was married to the late Rufus Garner. Survivors include one son, James Garner, Sanford, Fla.; three sisters, Mrs. Mary Prince, Pulaski, Mrs. Louise Andrews, Pulaski, Mrs. Christine Nix, Lewisburg; six grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

GARNER, Clara Jacobs OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 08 Sep 1982
Mrs. Clara Garner, age 74, of the Pulaski Health Care Center, died on August 25, 1982, at the Pulaski Health Care Center.
Funeral services were held at Bennett-May Chapel on Friday, August 27, 1982, at 2:00 p. m. with the Rev. Mack Pinkelton officiating. Burial followed in Mt. Moriah Cemetery.
A native of Limestone County, Ala., Mrs. Garner was the daughter of the late John and Cora Jacobs. She was a member of the Moriah Presbyterian Church.
Survivors include, five daughters, Mrs. Ruby Walls, Pulaski, Mrs. Clara Miller, Cinncinatti, Ohio, Mrs. Joyce Smith, Laurel, Miss., Mrs. Frances Hendrix, St. Paul, Minn., Mrs. Linda Benevitist, Chicago, Ill.; five sons, Robert Garner, Pulaski, Jerry Garner, Cinncinatti, Ohio, Tommy Garner, Pulaski; 36 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; three brothers, Thomas Jacobs, Jesse Jacobs, Monroe Jacobs, all of Athens, Ala.; and two sisters, Mrs. Martha Brown, Huntsville, Ala., and Mrs. Frances Pitts, Athens, Ala.

GARNER, Dewey Joseph OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 12 Jul 1988
Mr. Dewey Joseph Garner, 38, of Lawrenceburg, died Monday, July 4, 1988, at Vanderbilt Hospital in Nashville. Funeral services were held Thursday, July 7, at North Funeral Home with J. Noel Meredith officiating. Burial was in Fall River Cemetery.

A native of Giles County, Mr. Garner was the son of the late Elsie Howell Garner. Survivors include his wife, Linda Scott Garner of Lawrenceburg; one son, Shane Garner of Lawrenceburg; one daughter, Keila Garner of Lawrenceburg; his father, Osteen Garner Sr. of Leoma; two sisters, Sharon Hendrix of Leoma, Vickie Neidergeses of Lawrenceburg; three brothers, Osteen Garner, Jr. of Leoma, Billy Lynn and Carrell Garner, both of Pulaski; several nieces and nephews.

GARNER, Elsie Estelle Howell OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 5 Aug 1981
Funeral services for Mrs. Elsie Estelle Garner, 62, of Route 2, Leoma, who died Friday, July 31 in Scott Memorial Hospital, Lawrenceburg, were held Sunday at 3:00 p. m. at Fall River Church of Christ with burial in Fall River Cemetery. Church of Christ minister Aldon Hendrix was the officiant.
A Giles County native, Mrs. Garner was the daughter of the late Clinton and Bertha Fox Howell.
Survivors include her husband, Ostine O. Garner; four sons, Ostine O. Garner, Jr., and Billy Lynn Garner, Leoma, Carroll Garner, Pulaski and Dewey J. Garner, Lawrenceburg; two daughters, Mrs. Sharron A. Hendrix, Goodspring, and Mrs. Vickie M. Neidergeses, Lawrenceburg; two brothers, Elmer Howell, Goodspring, and Aubry Howell, Leoma; two sisters, Mrs. Razzie Harwell, Goodspring and Mrs. Lucille Franks, Cleveland, Ohio; seven grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. North Funeral Home of Lawrenceburg was in charge of arrangements.

GARNER, Guy Hughes OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 31 Jan 1985
Guy Hughes Garner, 71, of Taylor, Michigan, died on Tuesday, January 29, 1985. A native of Giles County, he was the son of the late David Daniel and Matilda Norwood Garner.
Funeral services were to be held in Garden City, Michigan, with burial there.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Nina Rose Garner of Taylor; three sons, Henry Duane, Lloyd and Jame Garner, all of Michigan; two brothers, Luther Garner of Fall River and Floyd Garner of Pulaski; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

GARNER, Helen Elaine Glover OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 27 Oct 1982
Mrs. Helen Elaine Garner, 49, Route 1, Goodspring, died Sunday, October 24, 1982 at Parkview Hospital, Nashville. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, October 25 at Carr and Erwin Chapel with burial in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, Ray McDonald officiating.
Mrs. Garner was the daughter of Mrs. Mallie Glover of Goodspring, and the late Luther C. Glover.
Survivors include her mother; her husband, Douglas Garner, Goodspring; three sons, Steve, Tim and Mike Garner, Goodspring; two sisters, Carolyn Risner, Pulaski, and Sarah Smith, Minor Hill; and a grandchild.

GARNER, Mary Louise Hollingsworth OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 15 Oct 1985
Mrs. Mary Louise Garner, 77, of Pulaski, died Friday, Oct. 11, 1985, at Hillview Health Care Center in Columbia. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with John Gardner officiating. Burial was in Giles Memory Garden.

A native of Giles County, she was the daughter of the late George and Rosie Bell Holley Hollingsworth and was married to the late Fred Reed Garner.
Survivors include two sons, Mitchell Garner of Pulaski, James Reed Garner of Franklin; two sisters, Mrs. Glen Roberts of Pulaski, Mrs. Norma Fisher of Texas; four brothers, Edd, Guy and Gilbert Hollingsworth, all of Lewisburg, George H. Hollingsworth of Michigan; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

GARNER, Maudie Harriett Rodgers OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 23 Dec 1981
Lawrence Countian, Mrs. Maudie Harriett Garner, 89, died Sunday, December 20 in Maury County Hospital.
Funeral services were held at 1:00 p. m. Tuesday, December 22 at New Prospect Church of Christ. Burial followed in Mount Zion Cemetery in Lawrence County.
Mrs. Garner was the wife of the late Earl Garner and the daughter of the late William and Fannie Malone Rodgers.
Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Clara Eledge of Leoma; 7 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.

GARNER, Rufus Carlos OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 6 Feb 1980
Rufus Carlos Garner, 80, a retired farmer residing at 649 E. Jefferson Street in Pulaski died February 12, 1980 in Giles County Hospital. Funeral services will be held at Bennett-May Chapel at 11:00 a.m. Friday, Feb. 15. Burial in Maplewood Cemetery. Church of Christ minister Tom Orr officiating.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Garner was the son of the late Neal Garner and the late Ida Roberts Garner. He married the former Bessie Colbert who survives. He was a member of the East Hill Church of Christ.
Other survivors besides his wife include one son James Edward Garner, Sanford, Fla.; six grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Bessie Tidwell, Cincinnati, Ohio, and Mrs. Dessie Alsup of Pulaski.

GARNER, Stacey A. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 20 Nov 1984
Stacey A. Garner, 81, of Route 6, Pulaski, died on Saturday, November 17, 1984, at his residence. A native of Giles County, he was the son of the late Abe B. and Minnie Allred Garner. He was a member of Cedar Grove United Methodist Church. He was a retired employee of the state Department of Revenue and a retired farmer.
Funeral services were to be held at 10 a.m. Monday, November 19, at Bennett May Chapel, Chester Stephens, Paul Allen and Paul McKinney, officiating, with burial in Fogg Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Annie E. Garner, and one son, Dr. Aymett Garner, both of Pulaski; three grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

GARNER, Steven Reed OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 28 Aug 1986
Mr. Steven Reed Garner, 33, of Columbia, died Thursday, Aug. 21, 1986, at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville. Funeral services were held Friday, Aug. 22, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with Dwight Mercer officiating. Burial was in Giles Memory Garden.

Mr. Garner was a native of Giles County and was the son of the late Mrs. Nina Ruth Noah Garner.
Survivors include his parents, Mr. and Mrs. James Reed Garner of Franklin; one brother, Marc Garner of Franklin; two sisters, Kathy Johns of Pulaski, Sheila Walker of Antioch, Tenn.; grandmother, Katherine Williams of Pulaski; one nephew and one niece.

GARRETT, Alma Broadway OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 08 Jan 1985
Mrs. Alma Garrett, 81, Route 6, Pulaski, died on Saturday, January 5, 1985, at Maury County Hospital in Columbia. A Giles County native, she was the daughter of the late William P. and Lottie Campbell Broadway and was married to the late Ray Garrett.
Funeral services were held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, January 6, at Carr and Erwin Chapel, with burial in Maplewood Cemetery, William Suddarth officiating.
Survivors include two sons, Clyde Garrett of Pulaski and Wilson Garrett of Columbia; one brother, Floyd Garrett of South Carolina; two sisters, Mrs. Leonard Shannon of Ardmor and Mrs. Joe McNeese of Elkton; four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

GARRETT, Amos C. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 18 Aug 1987
Mr. Amos C. Garrett, 83, of Lynnville, died Saturday, Aug. 15, 1987, at Pulaski Health Care Center. Funeral services were held Sunday, Aug. 16, at Bennett May Chapel with the Rev. Carl Felker and the Rev. William H. Moss officiating. Burial was in Lynnwood Cemetery in Lynnville.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Garrett was the son of the late John and Rosie Follis Garrett. He was a retired farmer and member of the Lynnville Methodist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Ruby Johns Garrett of Lynnville; three sisters, Mrs. Mary Edwards of Brandenton, Fla., Mrs.Martha Edwards of Sarasota, Fla., Mrs. Maude Johns of Pulaski; three brothers, Allen Garrett of Pulaski, Raymond Garrett of Lynnville, Bill Garret of Franklin; several nieces and nephews.

GARRETT, Clifford Reavis OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 20 May 1986
Mr. Clifford Reavis Garrett of Lebanon, died Wednesday, May 14, 1986, at his residence. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Friday, May 16, at Bennett May Chapel with Rev. Mack Pinkelton officiating. Burial was in Rose Hill Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Garrett was the son of the late Martin Luther and Mary Lizzie Brashears Garrett.
Survivors include six sons, Clifford Reavis, Jr., Tony, Kerry, Nickey, Rickey and Mike Garrett, all of Giles County; 11 grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Loyd Manning of Pulaski; three brothers, Doyle Garrett of Giles County, Gettis Garrett of Chardon, Ohio, Dennis Garrett of Cleveland, Ohio.

GARRETT, Rag OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 07 Mar 1985
Rag Garrett, 71, of Monterey, Tennessee, died Sunday, March 3, 1985, at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville. Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 6, at Monterey First Baptist Church with burial in Welch Memory Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Estell T. Garrett of Monterey; one son, Harold Garrett of Cookeville; one daughter, Mrs. Paul (Joyce) Walker of Pulaski; and five grandchildren.

GARRETT, Raymond C. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 26 Apr 1988
Mr. Raymond C. Garrett, 79, of Lynnville, died Sunday, April 17, 1988, at Pulaski Health Care Center. Funeral services were held Tuesday, April 19, at Bennett May Chapel with the Rev. Carl Felker officiating. Burial was in Lynnwood Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Garrett was the son of the late John and Rosa Follis Garrett. He was a member of the Methodist church and was a retired farmer.
Survivors include his wife, Ruth May Thurman Garrett of Lynnville; one son, Ray W. Garrett of Lynnville; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; three sisters, Mrs. Mary Edwards, Mrs. Martha Edwards, both of Sarasota, Fla., Mrs. Maude Johns of Pulaski; two brothers, Allen Garrett of Pulaski, Bill Garrett of Franklin.

GARRETT, Ruth Thurman OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 28 Apr 1988
Mrs. Ruth Thurman Garrett, 76, of Lynnville, died Tuesday, April 26, 1988, at Pulaski Health Care Center. Funeral services were hld Wednesday, April 27, at Bennett May Chapel with the Rev. Brown Foster and the Rev. Carl Felker officiating. Burial was in Lynnwood Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Garrett was the daughter of the late Ebb and Bessie Walker Thurman. She was a member of the Methodist church.
Survivors include one son, Ray Garrett of Lynnville; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

GARRISON, Arthur C. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 24 Jun 1986
Mr. Arthur C. Garrison, 75, of Ardmore, Tenn., (Elkton Community), died Sunday, June 22, 1986, at Parkview Hospital in Nashville.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 24, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with Talmadge Clayton officiating. Burial was in Giles Memory Garden.
A native of Tennessee, Mr. Garrison was the son of the late Clarence and Mollie Bledsoe Garrison. He was a retired farmer.
Survivors include his wife, Velma H. Garrison of Elkton; one son, Buster Garrison of Elkton; one daughter, Sallie Shrewsbury of Bowling Green, Ky.; four grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

GARRISON, Robert (Bob) OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 02 Jan 1986
Mr. Robert (Bob) Garrison, 93, of Pulaski died Tuesday, Dec. 24, 1985, at Pulaski Health Care Center, following a long illness.
Funeral services were conducted by Rev. Roy White at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 28, at Queen Ann Funeral Home. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, he was a son of the late John and Ruthie Payne Garrison. Mr. Garrison was a retired farmer and member of the Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Lemmie Mae Garrison of Pulaski; three daughters, Mrs. Alice Wright, Mrs. Virginia Pullen, both of Indianapolis, Ind., Mrs. Bessie Lee Brown of Pulaski; two sons, Robert Garrison, Jr., Pulaski, David Garrison of Bunker Hill; a sister, Mrs. Beatrice G. Overton of Nashville; 15 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

GATLIN, Clara Mable OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 23 Feb 1988
Mrs. Clara Mable Gatlin, 72, of Minor Hill, died Friday, Feb. 19, 1988, at Huntsville Hospital. Funeral services were held Sunday, Feb. 21, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with Richard Durham officiating. Burial was in Jackson Cemetery.
Mrs. Gatlin was a native of Giles County. Survivors include her husband, Oliver Gatlin of Minor Hill; one son, Harold Dean Gatlin of Minor Hill; one sister, Levonia Davis of Pulaski.

GATLIN, Clura McCracken OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 11 Apr 1985
Clura M. Gatlin, 87, of Columbia, died Sunday April 7, 1985, at Columbia Health Care Center. A native of Tennessee, she was the daughter of the late Thomas Blunt and Maggie Parham McCracken and was married to the late Coy Gatlin.
Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 9, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with burial in Maplewood Cemetery, Tom Holland officiating.
Survivors include, one daughter, Mrs. John (Oda Lee) Radford of Columbia; one half-brother, Luther McCracken of West Palm Beach, Florida; one sister, Mrs. Ray Britton of West Palm Beach, Florida; three grandchildren, Tommy M. Williams of Bowling Green, Kentucky, Mrs. Joe (Gwynn) Felker of Nashville, Mrs. David (Mary Frances) Scott of Elkmont, Alabama; 10 grandchildren and one great-great-grandchildren.

GATLIN, Cullen Sherman Sr. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 21 Sep 1982
Mr. Cullen Sherman Gatlin, Sr., 75, of Route 4, Lawrenceburg, died Thursday, September 16, 1982 at Crockett General Hospital, Lawrenceburg. Funeral services were held Thursday, September 16, 1982, at the Deerfield Church of Christ in Lawrence County, with burial in the Deerfield Cemetery, Bro. Alden Hendrix officiating.
A native of Giles County, he was the son of the late Marcus Smith and Caldonia Hendrix Gatlin.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Clara Lee Powell Gatlin; four daughters, Mrs. Virginia Stafford, Laughton, Oklahoma, Mrs. Pearl Douglas, Yazoo City, Miss., Mrs. Ruth Luttrell, Nashville, and Mrs. Alice Woody, LaVergne, Tenn.; two sons, Allen S. (Buddy) Gatlin, Jr.of Sand Point, Idaho, and Edward George Gatlin, Atlanta, Ga.; a brother, Tommy Gatlin, Lawrenceburg; a sister, Mrs. Aubrey Townsend, Minor Hill; 18 grandchildren; and six great grandchildren.
Mr. Gatlin was a retired employee of Maury Ohio.

GATLIN, Herbert Lee Elk Valley Times 17 Nov1986
Funeral services for Herbert Lee Gatlin, 67, of Dellrose, were Monday at the Dellrose Methodist Church with the Rev. Marcus Nicoll officiating. Burial was in the Bee Spring Cemetery.
The Fayetteville Chapel of the Ralston McCauley Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Gatlin died Sunday morning in the Lincoln Regional Hospital after a brief illness. He was a native of Giles County and a son of the late Elsie and Mamie Birdsong Gatlin. He was a member of the Dellrose Methodist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Fannie Lou Gatlin, two daughters, Mrs. Patsy D. Barnes of Fayetteville and Mrs. Donna K. Mitchell of Dellrose; five sisters, Mrs. Margie Ernst, Mrs. Adeal Meenach, Mrs. Ella Ferguson, Mrs. Shirley Schultz and Mrs. Francis Bolin, all of Louisville, KY.; four brothers, Wayne Gatlin and James Gatlin, both of Fayetteville and Bobby Gatlin and Rayon Gatlin, both of Louisville; five grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

GATLIN, Jasper William OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 30 Jul 1985
Mr. Jasper William Gatlin, 71, of Prospect, died Sunday, July 21, 1985 at Jackson Hospital in Lester, Ala. Funeral services were held Thursday, July 25 at Bennett May Chapel with burial in Shoal Bluff Cemetery.
He is the son of the late Elmer and Vada Hendrix Gatlin and was married to Alice Swinney Gatlin.
Other survivors include one son, Thomas Evans Gatlin, Los Angeles, Calif.; three sisters, Mrs. Catherine Beddingfield, Prospect, Mrs. Corrine Hill, Fayetteville, and Mrs. Margaret Peak, Indiana; six brothers, Oliver Gatlin, Minor Hill, Conrad Gatlin, Atlanta, Ga., Fred Gatlin, Kentucky, Lindy Gatlin, Pulaski, E. R. Gatlin, Pulaski, and Boyce Gatlin, Florida; three grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

GATLIN, Ollie B. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 23 Aug 1988
Mr. Ollie B. Gatlin, 78, of Pulaski, died Monday, Aug. 15, a988, at Hillside Hospital. Funeral services were held Wednesday, Aug. 17, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with the Rev. Mack Pinkelton and Floyd Farris officiating. Burial was in Giles Memory Garden.
A native of Limestone County, Ala., Mr. Gatlin was the son of the late Robert and Ada Bell Tarpley Gatlin. He was a retired farmer.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Grace Townsend Gatlin of Pulaski; two sons, John Gatlin of Salem, Ala., Junior Gatlin of Elkmont, Ala.; three daughters, Barbara Williams of Pulaski, Katie Sue Tyner of Athens, Ala., Hallie Will Wise of Minor Hill; two brothers, William Gatlin of Minor Hill, Reedus Gatlin of Pulaski; one sister, Nettie Noles of Salem, Ala.; 19 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

GAULTNEY, Mary OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 24 Sep 1980
A Giles County native, Miss Mary Gaultney, 48, died Monday at her home in Knoxville. Funeral services were held Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. at Frankewing Presbyterian Church with burial in Bethany Cemetery. The Rev. Robert W. Couran, Jr. was the officiant.
Miss Gaultney was the daughter of the late Burt H. and Grace Orton Gaultney.
Survivors include two brothers, John O. Gaultney, Bronxville, N. Y. and William L. Gaultney, Bean Station; two sisters, Mrs. James H. Ethridge, Fort Walton Beach, Fla. and Mrs. Frank V. Crawford, Lake City, Fla., and an aunt, Miss Dorothy Orton, Knoxville. Carr and Erwin Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

GEIGER, Frances Roberts OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 26 Apr 1983

Frances Roberts Geiger, 65, of Route 3, Pulaski, died on Saturday, April 23, 1983 at Giles County Hospital.
Funeral services were conducted by the Rev. Don Russell at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 24 at Carr and Erwin Chapel. Interment followed in Anthony Cemetery at Anthony, Fla.
Born in Georgia, Mrs. Geiger was married to the late Isadore A. Geiger. She was the daughter of the late Robert and Mittie Nesmith Gill.
She is survived by one son, James Edward Geiger of Birmingham, Ala.; two daughters, Joan Marsh of Pulaski and Marion Cason of Williston, Fla.; eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

GENTRY, Claire Paulette OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 24 May 1983
Claire Paulette Gentry, 24, daughter of Mr. George Edward Gentry and Mrs. Ruth Gentry Patterson, died unexpectedly early Thursday morning, May 19, 1983, following an automobile accident near Pulaski.
Miss Gentry was a Giles County native and a member of First Baptist Church. She was a 1977 graduate of Giles County High School and was employed at Maremont Gabriel Corporation.
Besides her parents, she is survived by her step-father, the Rev. Mose Patterson of Pulaski; step-mother, Mrs. Bee Gentry of Nashville; one sister, Mrs. Virginia Reedus of Pulaski; seven brothers, John, George, Lester and Paul Gentry, all of Nashville, James, Joseph, Wayne and Ronald Gentry, all of Pulaski; grandmother, Mrs. Vona Inman, Pulaski; two uncles, three great-aunts, four nieces and four nephews.
Funeral services were held Sunday, May 22, 1983, at 1:00 p.m. at Queen Ann Funeral Home, Abraham McKissack Memorial Chapel, buried in Maplewood Cemetery, with Reverend Willie Lee Leslie officiating.

GENTRY, Jennie Euderia Littrell OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 21 Jul 1987
Mrs. Jennie Euderia Littrell Gentry, 80, of Pulaski, died Saturday, July 18, at Hillside Hospital. Funeral services were held Monday, July 20, at Bennett-May Chapel with the Rev. Mack Pinkelton officiating. Burial was in Giles Memory Garden.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Gentry was the daughter of the late James Leroy and Susan Katherine May Littrell and was married to the late Fred E. Gentry.
Survivors include eight nephews; 15 nieces; one step-daughter, Mrs. Cookie Franklin of Jacksonville, Florida; close friend, James H. Wilkerson of Pulaski.

GENTRY, Thomas E. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 23 Dec 1986
Mr. Thomas E. Gentry, 19, of Prospect, died Wednesday, Dec. 17, 1986 in Delrose. Funeral services were held Sunday, Dec. 21, at Pleasant Hill C. P. Church with Rev. Douglas Coleman officiating. Burial was in New Gilbert Cemetery. Jordan Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Mr. Gentry was a native of Giles County.
Survivors include one son, LeMarcus Elwood Gentry; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Gentry; five sisters, Mae Joyce Randolph, Vicky Smith, Beverly Gentry and Katina Gentry, all of Pulaski, Renee Appleton of Nashville; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Randolph of Bethel, Mrs. Learlean Gentry of Pulaski.


GIBBONS, Ruth Smith OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 9 Dec 1981
Giles County native, Mrs. Ruth Smith Gibbons, 91, of Route 5, Lawrenceburg, died Wednesday, December 22 at Oak View Nursing Home, Lawrenceburg. Funeral rites were held Friday at 2:00 p. m. at Bennett-May Chapel with burial in Giles Memory Gardens. Church of Christ minister Gilbert Gibbs was the officiant.
Mrs. Gibbons was the daughter of the late Coble and Maggie Neely Smith. Her husband was the late Homer Gibbons. She was a member of Greenwood Church of Christ.
Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Kathleen Hobbs, Nashville; two sons, James Gibbons, Lawrenceburg and Charles Gibbons, Pulaski; 10 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren.

GIBSON, James Clayton OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 26 Jan 1982
James Clayton Gibson, 79, a retired employee from the Goodyear Company with 36 years service, died Sunday at his home in Nashville.
Funeral services were conducted on Tuesday, January 19, at Oakes and Nichols Funeral Home. The Reverend Finis Walker officiated. Burial was in Glenwood Cemetery at Southport.
A Maury County native, Mr. Gibson was a son of the late James and Edna Matthews Gibson.
He was a member of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church and a Mason for more than 50 years, associated with Bigby Lodge No. 167.
He was married to the former Annie Lee Neely, who died January 20, 1979.
Survivors include, a son, James Lee Gibson of Nashville; sisters, Mrs. Albert (Ma) Dugger of Southport; Mrs. Buford (Jeffie) Sands of Lynnville and Mrs. Roy (Rena) Goldman of Cornersville; a brother, Adolphus (Pete) Gibson of Columbia; three grandchildren; three great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

GILBERT, Adward "Sonny" OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 03 Oct 1985
Adward "Sonny" Gilbert, 75, of Pulaski, died Saturday, Sept. 28, 1985, at Pulaski Health Care Center. Funeral services were held at noon Wednesday, Oct. 2, at Pleasant Hill C. P. Church, Revs. Doug Coleman and D. C. Williams officiating. Burial was in Oak Grove Cemetery.
A native and lifelong resident of Giles County, Mr. Gilbert was the son of the late Almeda and Archie Gilbert. He was custodian of West Hill Elementary School and Bridgeforth Middle School. He was a male attendant at Giles County Hospital and Pulaski Health Care Center.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Guyula Gilbert; four daughters, Jewel, Linda, and Doris Gilbert, all of Nashville, Carline Gilbert of Bay City, Mich.; five sons, William James, Larry, William Jr. Gilbert, all of Pulaski, Adward Gilbert, Jr. of Detroit, Mich., Melvin C. Gilbert of Louisville, Ky.; one brother, William Gilbert of Columbus, Ohio; and six grandchildren.

GILBERT, Charlie W. OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 31 Jan 1985
Charlie W. Gilbert, 74, of Huntsville, Alabama, died on Friday, January 25, 1985, at Huntsville Hospital.
Funeral services were held on Sunday, January 27, at Laughlin Funeral Home, with burial in Huntsville Cemetery.
Survivors include a daughter, Miss Margaret Gilbert, Birmingham; two sons, John Gilbert, Huntsville and Paul Gilbert, Knoxville; and one sister, Mrs. Virginia Marks, Pulaski.

GILBERT, Dorothy Jane OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 12 Dec 1989
Miss Dorothy Jane Gilbert, 73, of Pulaski, died Monday, Dec. 4, 1989, at Hillside Hospital. Funeral services were held Wednesday, Dec. 6, 1989, at Bennett May Chapel with the Rev. Hollis Hunt officiating. Burial will be held in Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Miss Gilbert was the daughter of the late John A. and Mary Abernathy Gilbert. She was a member of Pulaski First Methodist Church.
Survivors include one brother, Joe Gilbert of Pulaski; one sister, Mrs. T. S. Tyson of Nashville; one nephew, John H. Gilbert of Nashville.

GILBERT, Edward OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 01 Dec 1982
Edward Gilbert, 38, of Rt. 1, Prospect, died Sunday night, November 28, 1982 at Giles County Hospital. Funeral services are to be held at 1 p. m. Wed., Dec. 1 at Pleasant Hill Cumberland Presbyterian Church with burial in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, the Rev. Winfred Smith officiating.
Mr. Gilbert is survived by his wife, Mrs. Cora Ann Gilbert of Franklin; a son, Sharone Gilbert, Franklin; four sisters, Mrs. Ruby Nell Randolph of Prospect, Mrs. Ola Mae Martindale of Athens, Ala., Mrs. Marie Lytle and Mrs. Imogene Hall, both of Nashville; and a brother, Wilburn Gilbert, Jr. of Bethel. Queen Ann Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

GILBERT, Elizabeth Fooshee OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 15 Feb 1984
Elizabeth F. (Beth) Gilbert died Feb. 7, 1984. Daughter of the late G. Ernest Fooshee and Kitty Bogard Fooshee, of Golden Pond, Ky.
She is survived by her husband, Charles R. Gilbert, Jr.; son, George R. Gilbert; one daughter, Marjorie G. Wright; four grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Joe K. (Lute) Gilbreath, Mrs. Marjorie Harris.
Remains are at Hibbett and Bailey Funeral Home, where services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday by Rev. Frank Smith and Dr. Robert Crumbly.

GILBERT, Florence OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 10 Oct 1985
Miss Florence Gilbert, 92, of Knoxville, died Sunday, Sept. 29, 1985, in that city.
Graveside services were held at 2 p. m. Wednesday, Oct. 2, at the Prospect Cemetery. A native of Giles County, she was the daughter of the late Dr. Luther Gilbert and Lula Ridgeway Gilbert. There are no survivors.

GILBERT, Henry Russell OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 26 Mar 1985
Henry Russell Gilbert, 37, died Tuesday, March 19, 1985, at Hillside Hospital. Funeral services were held Saturday, March 23, at noon at Abraham McKissack Memorial Chapel with burial in New Gilbert Cemetery.
Survivors include his parents, Ozell and Katherline Gilbert; two brothers, J. C. Gilbert of Indiana and James L. Gilbert of Nashville; seven sisters, Dorothy Smith, Edis Mitchell, Elna Randolph, all of Indiana, Shirley Gipson of Nashville, Barbara Gilbert of Stella, Agnes Phillips and Norma Gilbert, both of Pulaski.


GILBERT, Jack OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 25 Jun 1980
Funeral services for Jack Gilbert of Stella who died Monday June 16, 1980 at Jackson Memorial Hospital, Lester, Ala., were held Saturday June 21 at Pleasant Hill Cumberland Presbyterian Church. The officiant was the Rev. M. C. Cosby. Interment was in Gilbert Cemetery.
Mr. Gilbert was born in Limestone County, Alabama, the son of the late Dick Richard and Carrie Kennedy Gilbert. He was a member of the Pleasant Hill Cumberland Presbyterian Church.
Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. Willie Odell Humphrey of Nashville, Ms. Ethel Gilbert and Mrs. Sallie Lee Nelson, both of Pulaski; one son, Kenneth Gilbert of Detroit, Michigan; sixteen grandchildren; twenty-one great grandchildren; one brother, Earl Gilbert, Minor Hill; and one sister, Mrs. Quintilla Gilbert of Stella. Queen Ann Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

GILBERT, Jack OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 22 Dec 1987
Mr. Jack Gilbert, 75, of Prospect, died Tuesday, Dec. 15, 1987, at Hillside Hospital. Funeral services were held Sunday, Dec. 20, at Pleasant Hill C. P. Church in Stella with the Rev. Douglas Coleman officiating with burial in the church cemetery. Jordan Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Gilbert was the son of the late Charlie and Mamie Gilbert. He retired in 1966 after 20 years with General Motors in Detroit.
Survivors include two sisters, Mrs. Cora Moody of Pulaski, and Ms. Minnie Gilbert of Louisville, Ky.

GILBERT, Katherline OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 11 Jun 1985
Mrs. Katheriline Gilbert, 78, died Tuesday, June 4, 1985, at Hillside Hospital. She was the daughter of the late Archie and Almeda Gilbert.
Funeral services were held Saturday, June 8, at noon at Abraham McKissack Memorial Chapel with burial in New Gilbert Cemetery in Stella.
Survivors include her husband, Ozell Gilbert; one son, James L. Gilbert, Nashville; seven daughters, Dorothy Smith, Edis Mitchell, Elna Randolph, all of Indiana, Shirley Gipson of Nashville, Barbara Gilbert of Stella, Agnes Phillips and Norma Gilbert, both of Pulaski; one step-son, J. C. Gilbert of Indiana.

GILBERT, Lifford Henry "L.H." OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 03 Dec 1987
Lifford Henry "L. H. Gilbert, died Saturday, Nov. 21, 1987, at Hillside Hospital. Funeral services were held Wednesday, Nov. 25, at Abraham McKissack Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Douglas Coleman officiating. Burial was in New Gilbert Cemetery in Stella. Queen Ann Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Gilbert was the son of the late Henry and Lizzie Waters Gilbert. He was a member of the Pleasant Hill Cumberland Presbyterian Church at Stella and was a farmer.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Annie Bell Gilbert of Pulaski; four daughters, Carrie Johnson, Barbara Gentry, Sherry Gentry and Tammy Gilbert, all of Pulaski; three sons, Henry, Joe, and Gene Gilbert, all of Pulaski; 10 grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; one brother, Ozell Gilbert of Pulaski; two sisters, Mrs. Celestine Brown of Pulaski, Mrs. Rebecca Reynolds of Nashville.

GILBERT, Maggie Maud Cox OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 30 Aug 1983
Mrs. Maggie Maud Gilbert, age 89, of South Third Street, Pulaski, died August 23, 1983, at the Giles County Hospital.
Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, August 25, at the Bennett-May Chapel with the Rev. Paul Allen officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Gilbert was a housewife and a member of the Methodist Church. She was married to the late Charles R. Gilbert, Sr. and was the daughter of the late Edd R. and Augusta Ann Abernathy Cox.
Mrs. Gilbert is survived by one son, Charles R. Gilbert, Jr. of Nashville; four grandchildren, five great-grandchildren; one daughter-in-law, Mrs. Edwin Gilbert of Nashville; and several nieces and nephews.

GILBERT, Mary Frances OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 15 Mar 1988
Miss Mary Frances Gilbert, 77, of Pulaski, died Sunday, March 13, 1988, at Hillside Hospital. Funeral services were held Tuesday, March 15, at Bennett May Chapel with the Rev. Hollis Hunt officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Miss Gilbert was the daughter of the late John A. and Mary Abernathy Gilbert. She was a member of Pulaski First United Methodist Church and was a seamstress.
Survivors include two sisters, Miss Dorothy Gilbert of Pulaski, Mrs. T. S. Tyson of Nashville; one brother, Joe Gilbert of Pulaski.

GILBERT, Ozell OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 31 Oct 1989
Mr. Ozell Gilbert, 85, of Pulaski, died Tuesday, Oct. 24, 1989, at Meadowbrook Nursing Home. Funeral services were held Saturday, Oct. 28, at Chestnut Grove Community Church in Prospect with the Rev. Walter Coleman officiating. Burial was in the New Gilbert Cemetery in Stella. Queen Ann Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Gilbert was the son of the late Henry and Lizzie Waters Gilbert and was married to the late Mrs. Katherine Gilbert. He was a retired farmer and member of the Chestnut Grove Community Church.
Survivors include two sons, J. C. Gilbert of Indianapolis, Ind.; James L. Gilbert of Nashville; seven daughters, Dorothy Smith, Edis Mitchell and Elna Randolph, all of Indianapolis, Ind., Shirley Gipson of Nashville, Barbara Sue Gilbert of Stella, Agnes Phillips and Norma Gilbert, both of Pulaski; 35 grandchildren; one step-grandchild; 39 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Celestine Brown of Pulaski, Rebecca Reynolds of Nashville; several nieces and nephews.

GILBERT, Price B. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 19 Sep 1989
Mr. Price B. Gilbert, 78, of Pulaski, died Saturday, Sept. 9, 1989, at Hillside Hospital. Funeral services will be held Saturday, Sept. 16, at Pleasant Hill Church at Stella with the Rev. Douglas Coleman officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Jordan Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

A native of Giles County, Mr. Gilbert was the son of the late Sadie B. Gilbert. He was a deacon at Pleasant Hill and retired from Packard Motor Company as a machinist in Detroit, Mich.
Survivors include two nephews, Carl Staten and Ray Black, both of Milwaukee, Wisc.; two nieces, Margie Gilbert of Indianapolis, Ind., Joan Hayden of Memphis; cousins, Cora B. Moody and Mr. and Mrs. Fred Gilbert.

GILBERT, Willie Mae Carter OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 24 Oct 1985
Mrs. Willie Mae Gilbert died Saturday in Indianapolis. She was 55 years old. Funeral services were held Thursday morning at Queen Ann Funeral Home with burial in Maplewood Cemetery.
Mrs. Gilbert, a Giles County native, was the daughter of the late O. D. and Julia Day Carter.
She is survives by her husband, William O. Gilbert of Indianapolis; five sisters and two brothers, none of whom live in Giles County.

GILBREATH, Joe Knox Jr. OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 28 Dec 1989
Mr. Joe Knox Gilbreath, Jr., 73, of Nashville, died Monday, Dec. 25, 1989, at Park View Hospital in Nashville. Funeral services were held Wednesday, Dec. 27, at Bennett May Chapel with the Rev. Alan Shields officiating. Burial was in Giles Memory Garden.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Gilbreath was the son of the late Pauline and Joe Knox Gilbreath, Sr. He was a member of the Presbyterian church.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Dorothy Lute Gilbreath of Nashville; two brothers, Jack H. Gilbreath of Chattanooga, Robert R. Gilbreath of Jackson, Tenn.; one niece and two nephews.

GILBREATH, Joe Knox Sr. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 5 Mar 1980
Funeral services for Joe Knox Gilbreath, Sr., 85, will be held tomorrow (Thursday) afternoon at 2:00 o'clock at the Bennett-May Funeral Home with Rev. Gudger Nichols and Rev. William (Bill) Moss officiating. Interment will follow in Giles Memory Gardens.
Mr. Gilbreath, a son of the late J. S. and Mrs. Cora Ewing Gilbreath was born in Pulaski where he attended local schools before entering the employee of the United States Post Office in 1914 as substitute clerk. He retired from this position in 1957 after serving the local office for a period of forty years, a greater part of this time having been spent as Assistant Postmaster.
Mr. Gilbreath was well-known throughout Giles County, especially in religious circles, he having served the Presbyterian Church as Deacon and Elder for many years. He was a former member of the Pulaski Rotary Club, the Elks Club, and Hillcrest Country Club, the latter attraction being his love for golf. He died Tuesday afternoon at Fairhaven Nursing Home where he had been a patient for the past two years.
Mr. Gilbreath is survived by two sisters, Mrs. Elizabeth Sawyers of Dyersburg and Mrs. Rebecca Nall of Pulaski; three sons, Joe Knox, Jr., Nashville, Jack H. Gilbreath, Chattanooga, Robert F. Gilbreath of Jackson and three grandchildren. His wife, Mrs. Pauline Shearin Gilbreath died in 1963.

GILLIAM, Eunice Mae White OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 03 Dec 1987

Miss Eunice Mae Gilliam, 91, of Pulaski, died Sunday, Nov. 29, 1987, at Pulaski Health Care Center. Graveside services were held Monday, Nov. 30, at Campbellsville Cemetery with the Rev. Mack Pinkelton officiating. Bennett May Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
A native of Giles County, Miss Gilliam was the daughter of the late Maggie White. She was a retired telephone operator and member of the Presbyterian Church.
Several nephews, nephews and cousins survive.

GILLIAM, Gertrude Frances OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 25 Sep 1984
Mrs. Gertrude Frances Gilliam, 83, died on Friday, September 21, 1984, at Hillside Hospital. A native of Giles County, she was married to the late Sherman Gilliam. She was a Methodist.
Funeral services were held at 4 p.m. Saturday, September 22, at Bennett May Chapel, Mack Pinkelton officiating, with burial in Maplewood Cemetery.
Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Gladys Martin, Pulaski; two sons, Cecil Gilliam, Nashville, and Thomas Gilliam, Pulaski; 12 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

GILLIAM, Hugh Kenneth OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 15 Feb 1983
Hugh Kenneth Gilliam, 77, of Route 2, Lynnville, died on Monday, February 7, 1983 at his home. Funeral services were conducted by the Rev. Joe Mason at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 9 at Carr and Erwin Chapel. Burial followed in Lynnwood Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Gilliam was a retired carpenter. He was the son of the late William Walker ad Della Pilkinton Gilliam. He was married to the Ruby Inman Gilliam of Lynnville, who survives.
Additional survivors include, one daughter, Gail Gilliam Willoughby of Pulaski; one sister, Mrs. Mossie Martin of Lewisburg; one grandchild; one nephew, Bill Gilliam of Lynnville; and several other nieces and nephews.

GILLIAM, Viola Storey OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 26 Oct 1983
Mrs. Viola Storey Gilliam, 68, died Saturday, October 22, 1983 at a Nashville Hospital. Funeral services were held Monday, Oct. 24 at Oaks and Nichols Funeral Home, Columbia, with burial in Sunset Hills Cemetery of Maury County.
A native of Giles County she is survived by three brothers, Elvin and Robert Storey, Pulaski, and William Storey of Florida; two sisters, Mrs. Flournoy Holley of Pulaski and Mildred Simmons of Michigan.

GILLIAM, William B. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 01 Sep 1987
Mr. William B. Gilliam, 52, of Pulaski, died Thursday, August 27, 1987, at Maury County Hospital.
Funeral services were held Saturday, Aug. 29, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with Bill Yates officiating. Burial was in Lynnwood Cemetery.
A native of Tennessee, Mr. Gilliam was the son of the late James Kelley Gilliam. He was retired from the U. S. Air Force where he served 20 years and was a Mason.
Survivors include his mother, Birdie Ridings of Illinois; his wife, Betty J. Gilliam of Pulaski; one son Hugh (Kelley) Gilliam; one daughter, Mrs. Linaya Fralix of Liberty Hill; one sister, Mary Cooke of Illinois; one grandchild.

GIST, Jeffery Lee OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 03 Mar 1982
Jeffrey Lee Gist, 12, of Lawrenceburg, died on Saturday, February 27, 1982, after a gun accident at the home of a friend.
Funeral services were held on Monday, March 1, at Freeman-Pettus Funeral Home in Lawrenceburg with burial in the Lawrence County Memorial Gardens, Mack Pinkelton and Robert Mayes officiating.
Survivors include his parents, Lee and Wanda Cross Gist, Lawrenceburg; his grandmother, Mrs. Pauline Cross, Pulaski; his great-grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Solon Daughtry of Giles County.

GLADISH, Louise Potts OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 07 Nov 1985
Mrs. Louise Potts Gladish of Lawrenceburg died Nov. 1, 1985, after a short illness at Crockett General Hospital. She was 88 years old.
She was born Jan. 2, 1897 at Prospect in Giles County and was the daughter of the late John Baker and Eliza Williamson Potts.
She was a member of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, the Lawrence County Historical Society and the Giles County Historical Society.
Funeral services were at Freemon-Pettus Funeral Home Nov. 3 with the Rev. Odis Green and the Rev. Clifton Johnston officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery, Pulaski.
She was the widow of the late William Ladd Gladish and is survived by five daughters, Martha E. Gladish, Mary Louise Gladish and Anna Gladish, Lawrenceburg, Cleo G. Hester, Dayton, Ohio, and Florence G. Kennon, Little Rock, Ark.; and one son, W. L. Gladish, Jr., Scottsboro, Ala.
Also surviving are four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

GLADISH, Susan Sugg OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 13 Dec 1984
Mrs. Susan Sugg Gladish, 79, St. Petersburg, Florida, died on Tuesday, December 11, 1984, at St. Petersburg Nursing Home.
Graveside services were to be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, December 13, at Maplewood Cemetery, Carl T. Cannon officiating.
Survivors include one sister, Mrs. Sallie Sugg Perry of St. Petersburg.

GLADNEY, Wilburn OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 20 May 1986
Mr. Wilburn Gladney, 77, of Lawrenceburg, died Wednesday, May 14, 1986, at Scott Memorial Hospital. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 15, at North Funeral Home Chapel with Fulton Smith officiating. Burial was in Shady Grove Cemetery.
A native of Greenhill, Ala., Mr. Gladney was the son of the late Noah E. and Naomi McInnish Gladney. He was a member of the Baptist Church, VFW and was a veteran of World War II.
Survivors include his wife, Evelene Gladney of Lawrenceburg; three sons, David Gladney of Ethridge, Frederick Gladney of Pulaski, Michael Gladney of Lawrenceburg; one brother, Gilbert Gladney of Florida; one sister, Mrs. Lessie Mae Templeton of Ethridge.

GLASCO, Effie Easter OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 29 Mar 1983

Mrs. Effie Easter Glasco, 60, a resident of Pulaski Terrace Apartments died on Friday, March 25, 1983 at Giles County High School.
Funeral services were conducted by Brother Mark Johnson at 11:00 a.m. at Bennett-May Chapel. Interment followed in New Salem Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Glasco was a member of the Church of Christ and a housewife. Her husband, Clarence Glasco of Pulaski, survives. She was the daughter of the late Elmer and Vada Hendrix Gatlin.
Additional survivors include, two daugters, Mrs. Edith Coffman of Cedar Lake, Ind. And Mrs. Linda Kay Prince of Pulaski; three step-daughters, Mrs. Marie Gatlin of Lansing, IL, Mrs. Christine Sweeney and Mrs. Lillian Garner, both of Pulaski; three sisters, Mrs. Corene Hill of Fayetteville, Mrs. Margaret Peak of Gary, IN, and Mrs. Katherine Benefield of Minor Hill; eight brothers, E. R. Gatlin of Pulaski, Oliver Gatlin of Minor Hill, Conrad Gatlin of Atlanta, GA, Bee Gatlin of Ochochobee, FL, Jasper Gatlin of Prospect, Lindy Gatlin of Giles County and Fred Gatlin of Mexico; 13 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

GLASCO, James Clarence OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 02 Jun 1987
Mr. James Clarence Glasco, 81, of Pulaski, died Saturday, May 30, 1987, at Pulaski Health Care Center. Funeral services were held Monday, June 1, at Bennett May Chapel with Danny Pettus officiating. Burial was in New Salem Cemetery near Minor Hill.
A native of Limestone County, Ala., Mr. Glasco was the son of the late Rosie Graham Glasco and was married to the late Effie Easter Glasco. He was a member of the Church of Christ and was retired from Gabriel.
Survivors include five daughters, Mrs. Marie Galin of Lansing, Ill., Mrs. Christine Swinney and Mrs. Linda Burgess, both of Pulaski, Mrs. Lillian Garner of Minor Hill, Mrs. Edith Coffman of Cedar Lake, Ind.; 13 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

GLAZE, Mildred OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 30 Dec 1981
Word has been received here of the recent death of a Pulaski native, Mrs. Mildred Glaze, 93, of Birmingham, Ala. She was a member of the Independent Presbyterian Church. Her husband was the late Andrew L. Glaze.
Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Robert H. Woodrow of Birmingham; two sons, Andrew L. Glaze, Jr. of New York and Dr. Robert P. Glaze of Birmingham; a sister, Mrs. Thomas Charles Fisher of Nashville.

GLOSSUP, Freddy OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 11 Feb 1981
Funeral services for a Giles County native, Freddy Glossup, 35, of Monmouth, Ill., who died Sunday, February 8 in that city were held Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. at Bennett-May Chapel by Church of Christ minister James E. Holt. Interment was in Maplewood Cemetery.
Mr. Glossup was the son of Allen Glossup of Pulaski, who survives, and the late Laura Bailey Glossup. He was employed as a meat processor for Wilson Meat Packers.

In addition to his father, survivors include a daughter, Miss Cassie Glossup, Monmouth; two sons, Ty Glossup and Chad Glossup, Huntsville, Ala.; three sisters, Miss Peggy Glossup, Franklin, Mrs. JoAnn Vanhooser, Winchester and Mrs. Glenda Simmons, Pulaski; six brothers, Carl Glossup, James Glossup, Harold Glossup, and Gale Glossup, Pulaski, Samuel Glossup, Ardmore, Ala., and Joe Glossup, Cookeville.

GLOSSUP, Mavis Byrne OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 24 Sep 1985
Mrs. Mavis Byrne Glossup, 65, of Huntsville, Ala., formerly of Pulaski, died Friday, Sept. 6, 1985, at Big Springs Manor Nursing Home in Huntsville.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 8, at Bennett May Chapel with Rev. Mack Pinkelton officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Ardmore, she was the daughter of the late Rufus and Ora Bledsoe Smith and was married to the late John McCauley Byrne.
Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Marty Byrne Brown of Washington, D. C.

GLOVER, Edith Jane Hagood OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 28 Apr 1982
Mrs. Edith Jane Glover, 41, Goodspring, died on Thursday, April 22, 1982, at St. Thomas Hospital, Nashville. She was a native of Giles County.
Funeral services were held at 2 p. m. Saturday, April 24, at Carr and Erwin Chapel, with burial in was Giles Memory Gardens. Mark Hall and Ray McDonald officiating.
Survivors include her husband, Robert Glover, and three sons, Lonnie, Timothy, and Danny Glover, all of Goodspring; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Hagood, Minor Hill; two brothers, David and Donald Hagood, Minor Hill; a sister, Mrs. Judy Jernigan, Goodspring; her grandmother, Mrs. Sally White, Minor Hill; and two grandchildren.

GLOVER, Eva Candice Locke OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 24 Jul 1984
Mrs. Eva Candice Glover, 87, July 22, 1984, at Giles County Hospital. A native of Giles County, she was the daughter of the late George and Betty Harwell Locke and was married to the late David Glover. She was a member of the Church of Christ.
Funeral services were to be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 14 at Bennett May Chapel, Bernard Koenig officiating, with burial in Shores Church of Christ Cemetery.
Survivors include six daughters, Mrs. Lona Mae Brewer, Lynnville, Mrs. Hortence Neely, Mrs. Ima Jean Gilliam and Mrs. Mattie Ruth Tucker, all of Pulaski, Mrs. Christine Hillhouse, Lawrenceburg, and Mrs. Charlotte McDougal, Hendersonville; 29 grandchildren; 49 great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren.

GLOVER, Hattie Elizabeth Nave OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 30 Jul 1987
Hattie Elizabeth Glover, age 90, of Lawrenceburg, Tenn., died Monday, July 27, 1987, at Scott Memorial Hospital, in Lawrenceburg, Tenn.
Mrs. Glover was the wife of the late Walter May Glover and the daughter of the late Harvey and Mattie Ashworth Nave. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, July 29 at Bennett May Chapel with the Rev. James D. Nave officiating with burial in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery.
Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Alice Bassham, Lawrenceburg, Tenn.; two sons, Howard of Pulaski, and E. G. of Murfreesboro, Tenn.; two sisters, Mrs. Minnie Mitchell, Athens, Ala., Mrs. Cora B. Shelton, Lewisburg; two brothers, Earnest and Bennie Nave, both of Athens, Ala.; 4 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren.


GLOVER, Roy McKinley OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 04 May 1983
Mr. Roy McKinley Glover, 77, Goodspring, died Sunday, April 29, 1983 at Giles County Hospital. Funeral services were held at 3:30 Sunday, May 1, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with burial was in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, Terry Bear, Dale Sewell, and Ray McDonald officiating.
He was the son of the late Gus and Josie Shelton Glover and was married to Rosie Byrd Glover, Goodspring.
Other survivors include two sons, F. C. Glover and Glen Glover, both of Goodspring; one daughter, Mrs. Laura Mae Hobbs, Goodspring; seven brothers, Edd Glover, Pulaski,, Thomas and Garfield Glover, both of Shelbyville, Luther and Elmo Glover, both of Goodwpring, James and Raymond Glover, both of Rome, Ga.; four sisters, Mrs. Mary Pope, Goodspring, Mrs. Lois Woosley, Chapel Hill, Mrs. Tessie Smith, Shelbyville, and Mrs. Minnie Woodruff, Calif.; six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

GLOVER, Willie Mae Fields OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 13 Jan 1987
Mrs. Willie Mae Glover, 81, of Pulaski, died Tuesday, Jan. 6, 1987, at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville.
Funeral services were held Thursday, Jan. 8, at Bennett May Chapel with Rev. Michael O'Bannon officiating. Burial was in Giles Memory Garden.
A native of Texas, Mrs. Glover was the daughter of the late Charles Fagar and Ethel Faucett Fields and was married to the late J. S. Glover. She was a member of St. Andrew United Methodist Church.
Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. Margaret Minatra of Columbia, Mrs. Billy Rose of Pulaski, Mrs. Frances Harwell of McBurg; one son, James Edward Glover of Pulaski; 11 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Cherrie Turntine of Nashville; one half-sister, Mrs. Mary Clifton of Lawrenceburg; two half-brothers, Weldon Williamson of Ashland City, Tenn., J. D. Williamson of Nashville.

GOATS, Flournoy OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 09 Apr 1980
Mr. Flournoy Goats, 63, Route 2, Pulaski, died Saturday, April 5, 1980 at Giles County Hospital. Funeral services were held at 10 a. m. Monday, April 7 at Carr and Erwin Chapel with burial in Scotts Hill Cemetery, Larry Glass officiating.
A native of Tennessee, he was the son of the late John and Mary Burks Goats.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Susie Mae Goats, Pulaski; one son, Bobby Goates, Pulaski; one daughter, Martha Wilson, Columbia; two brothers, Charlie and Davis Goats, Pulaski; two sisters, Mrs. Robert Appleton, and Mrs. Junior Chapman, Pulaski; three grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

GOATS, Louise Scott OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 01 Sep 1987
Mrs. Louise Goats, 60, of Pulaski, died Wednesday, Aug. 26, 1987, at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville. Funeral services were held Friday, August 28, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with the Rev. Mack Pinkelton officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Goats was the daughter of the late David N. and Allie Mae Kirkland Scott.

Survivors include her husband, Edgar Goats of Pulaski; one son, Larry Bailey of Pulaski; one daughter, Linda Sumners of Pulaski; one brother, Robert Earl Scott of Pulaski; one sister, Martha Tallent of Pulaski; three grandchildren.

GOBBLE, William M. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 15 Dec 1987
Mr. William M. Gobble, 91, of Decatur, Ala., died Wednesday, Dec. 9, 1987 at his residence. Funeral services were held Friday, Dec. 11, at Brown Service Chapel in Decatur. Burial was in Roselawn Cemetery.
Mr. Gobble was owner of Gobble and Fite Lumber Company in Decatur. He was married to Trammie Compton Gobble, who survives.
Other survivors include one brother, Noble Gobble of Lawrenceburg; two sisters, Grace Faulkner and Velma Rochelle, both of Lawrenceburg.

GOFF, Robert OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 27 Nov 1986
Mr. Robert Goff, 83, of Pulaski, died Wednesday, Nov. 19, 1986, at Pulaski Health Care Center. Funeral services were held Saturday, Nov. 22, at Old Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church. Burial was in Chestnut Grove Cemetery. Queen Ann Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Goff was the son of the late John I. (Cube) and Matilda Tippens Goff. He was a retired farmer and a member of Old Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Annie Lou Howard Goff; one daughter, Mrs. Shelvy J. Bowers of Nashville; two grandsons, John A. Bowers of Fort Campbell, Ky., Brian Bowers of Nashville; two sisters, Miss Mary Goff and Miss Amanda Goff, both of Indianapolis, Ind.

GOLDSBY, Mark Wayne OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 02 Jul 1984
An 18-year-old youth, Mark Wayne Goldsby, died late Sunday night when the motorcycle he was riding sailed off Bryson Road down a 75-foot embankment and into Indian Creek.
Authorities said young Goldsby, a student at Giles County High School, was dead at the scene. Another boy, Jeff Birdsong, jumped from the two-wheeler as it left the road and escaped injury....
Funeral services were set for 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 2, at Carr and Erwin Funeral Home with burial in Sandlin Cemetery, Mack Pinkelton officiating.
Survivors include his father, Marvin J. Goldsby of Washington State; his mother, Margaret Wiley Green, and stepfather, William D. Green, Route 4, Pulaski; two brothers, Marvin James Goldsby, Pulaski; and his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Lund of Texas, and Mr. and Mrs. Merle Goldsby, Washington.

GOLDMAN, Lee Rena Gibson OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 11 Oct 1984
Mrs. Lee Rena Gibson Goldman, 80, of the Brick Church Community, died on Tuesday, October 9, 1984, at Merihill Nursing Home in Lewisburg.
A native of Maury County, she was the daughter of the late Jim and Edna Matthews Gibson and was married to the late Roy Buford Goldman. She was a member of Glenwood Presbyterian Church in Southport, Tennessee.

Funeral services were to be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, October 11, at Bennett May Chapel, Robert Smith and David Roy Wall officiating, with burial in Lynnwood Cemetery at Lynnville.
Survivors include a son, Roy Burlon Goldman, Sr., Cornersville; one sister, Mrs. Jeffie Sands, Waco; a brother, Adolphus Gibson, Southport; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

GOOCH, B. H. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 02 Oct 1984
B. H. Gooch, 78, Pulaski, died Thursday, September 27, 1984, at Pulaski Health Care Center. A native of Giles County, he was the son of the late Boss and Ola Gouldman Gooch. He was a retired employee of Caterpillar Tractor Corporation in Peoria, Illinois.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, September 29, at Carr and Erwin Chapel, with burial in Kedron Cemetery, James Merritt officiating.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Rosie Crabtree Gooch, Pulaski; two sons, Thomas H. Gooch, Dale City, Virginia, and Frank Gooch, Pulaski; one daughter, Mrs. Ruby Hasting, Kedron; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

GOOCH, Gracie Weatherman OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 23 July 1987
Mrs. Gracie Gooch, 87, of Pulaski, died Monday, July 20, 1987, at Pulaski Health Care Center. Funeral services were held Wednesday, July 22, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with Thomas Orr officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Gooch was the daughter of the late William Lafayette and Ada Dawes Weatherman and was married to the late Minus Gooch.
Survivors include two step-sons, John L. Gooch of Prospect, and James Gooch of Pennsylvania; one step-daughter, Loretta Thomason of Florida; one half-brother, Leon Randolf Weatherman of Texas; three half-sisters, Effie Mae Hearn, Wanda Ruth Scown and Joda Lee Haynes, all of Texas; one uncle, Clyde Dawes, Prospect; several nieces and nephews.

GOOCH, Minus Ewin OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 25 Mar 1981
Minus Ewin Gooch, 83, of Pulaski, died Saturday, March 21 in Giles County Hospital. Funeral rites were conducted Wednesday at 11:00 a. m. at Bennett-May Chapel by Church of Christ Thomas Orr with burial in Maplewood Cemetery.
A retired carpenter, Mr. Gooch was a native of Giles County, the son of the late John and Euphila Kerr Gooch. He was a member of the Church of Christ.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Gracie Weatherman Gooch; a daughter, Mrs. Loretta Tomlinson, Newport Richey, Fla.; two sons, John L. Gooch, Prospect, and James Gooch, York, Penn.; three sisters, Miss Bernice Gooch and Miss Zera Gooch, Prospect, and Mrs. Frances Smithermann, Sylacauga, Ala.; a brother, Kerr Gooch, Prospect; 18 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren.

GOOCH, Rosie Crabtree OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 29 Aug 1989
Mrs. Rosie Gooch, 84, of Pulaski, died Saturday, Aug. 26, 1989, at Meadowbrook Nursing Home. Funeral services were held Monday, Aug. 25, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with James Merritt officiating. Burial was in Kedron Cemetery.

A native of Giles County, Mrs. Gooch was the daughter of the late Jim and Ada Miller Crabtree and was married to the late B. H. Gooch.
Survivors include two sons, Frank Gooch of Pulaski, Thomas H. Gooch of Woodbridge, Va.; one daughter, Ruby Hasting of Kedron; two brothers, Stokley and F. A. Crabtree, both of Pulaski; two sisters, Mrs. Joe Hughes and Mrs. Dosie Hughes, both of Pulaski; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and two step-great-grandchildren.

GOOCH, Zera OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 24 Sep 1985
Miss Zera Gooch, 89, of Prospect, died Friday, Sept. 20, 1985, at her residence. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 23, at Bennett May Chapel with Rev. Mack Pinkelton officiating. Burial was in Hanna Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, she was the daughter of the late John Yancey and Euphilia Kerr Gooch.
Survivors include one sister, Miss Bessie Bernice Gooch of Prospect; one brother, Kerr Gooch of Prospect; several nieces and nephews.

GOODLOE, Jackson Patterson Jr. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 14 Jun 1983
Rev. Jackson Patterson Goodloe, Jr., 41 of Lynnville, died June 9, 1983 at his home.
Mr. Goodloe was the husband of Loretto Patterson Goodloe, and son of Margaret Moss Goodloe and the late Jackson Patterson Goodloe. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War and minister for Lynnville Methodist Church and Taylors Chapel Methodist Church.
Funeral services were held Saturday, June 11, 1983 at 11 a.m. at Carr and Erwin Chapel with burial in Lynnwood Cemetery, Eugene Barrett and Roy West officiating.
Survivors include his wife, Loretto P. Goodloe, Lynnville; two daughters, Margaret Jessie Goodloe and Jacquelene Goodloe, both of Lynnville; a step-daughter, Patricia Ann Davis, Lynnville; his mother, Margaret Goodloe, Nashville; and a nephew, Bro. Bill Moss, Pulaski.

GOODMAN, Minnie Lee Shores OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 18 Jun 1985
Mrs. Minnie Lee Goodman, 64, of Pulaski, died Friday, June 14, 1985, at Pulaski Health Care Center.
A native of Giles County, she was the daughter of the late Clyde and Virginia Pittard Shores.
Funeral services were held at 4 p. m. Saturday, June 15, at Bennett-May Chapel with burial in Mt. Moriah, Rev. Mack Pinkelton and Rev Haywood Liles officiating.
Burial include her husband, J. Marlin Goodman of Pulaski; one daughter, Mrs. Ginger Wilson of Lawrenceburg; one grandson; and two sisters, Mrs. Margie Ann Wesson, Mrs. Jane Morrow, both of Pulaski.

GOODWIN, Louise Duncan OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 25 Aug 1987
Mrs. Louise Duncan Goodwin, 82, of Pulaski, died Wednesday, Aug. 19, 1987, at Hillside Hospital.
Funeral services were held Saturday, Aug. 22, at Bennett May Chapel with the Rev. Marcus Nickell and the Rev. Lowell Blankenship officiating. Burial was in Lynnwood Cemetery in Lynnville.

A native of Giles County, Mrs. Goodwin was the daughter of the late William R. and Mary Price Duncan and was married to the late Charles M. Goodwin. She was a member of the Methodist Church and a retired plant worker for Continental Can Company.
Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Margaret Burchell of Pulaski; one son, Douglas Goodwin of Columbia; 10 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Betty Howell of Columbia.

GORDON, Annie Lucile Mason OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 04 Jun 1987
Mrs. Annie Lucile Gordon, 88, died Tuesday, May 26, 1987, at Pulaski Health Care Center. Funeral services were held Saturday, May 30 at Dixon Chapel Cumberland Presbyterian Church with the Rev. A. B. Stewart officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery. Queen Ann Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Gordon was the daughter of the late Lewis and Minnie Rhodes Mason. She was a member of the New Providence M. B. Church.
Survivors include her husband, Robert Gordon of Pulaski; six sons and four daughters, Laura Stevenson and Charlie Gordon of Nashville, Minnie Butler, Fletcher Gordon and Freeman Gordon, all of Pulaski, Robert Gordon, Jr. and Roger Gordon, both of Indianapolis, Ind., Margaret Gipson and Harrison Gordon, both of Phoenix, Ariz., Lou C. O'Berry of Chicago, Ill.; 43 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; three sisters, Erma M. Holt of Nashville, Minnie M. Redus of Elkmont, Ala., Etta M. White of Indianapolis, Ind.; several nieces and nephews.

GORDON, Eunice Pearl OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 26 Mar 1980
Funeral services for Mrs. Eunice Pearl Gordon, 95, of Pulaski, who died Saturday, March 22 in Giles County Hospital, were conducted Monday at 10:30 a. m. at Carr and Erwin Chapel by the Rev. Mack Pinkelton and the Rev. Clarence K. Stewart. Interment followed in Brick Church Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Gordon was the daughter of the late Edward and Nancy Britton and was married to the late Robert Lane Gordon. She was the oldest member of Friendship United Methodist Church.
Survivors include a son, Robert M. Gordon of Pulaski; three daughters, Mrs. Eleanor Rainey, Mrs. Vivian Denton and Mrs. Opal Dunnavant, of Pulaski; five grandchildren, Mrs. Jewell (Cordell) Story, Waylon Denton, Diane Hickman Fulton, Johnny Lane Dunnavant and Michael Dunnavant, Pulaski, eight great grandchildren and four great great grandchildren.

GORDON, Gertrude G. Edmundson OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 23 Feb 1988
Mrs. Gertrude G. Gordon, 94, of Prospect (Bethel community) died Monday, Feb. 15, 1988, in Huntsville Hospital. Funeral services were held Tuesday, Feb. 16, at Bennett May Chapel with the Rev. William H. Moss officiating. Burial was in Brown Cemetery in the Bethel community.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Gordon was the daughter of the late Elihue E. and Cornelia Hardy Edmundson and was married to the late W. B. Gordon. She was a member of the Methodist Church.
Survivors include one grandson, Joe Gordon of Huntsville, Ala.


GORDON, James Edward OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 12 Jan 1982
Funeral services for James Edward Gordon, 62, of West Shoal Street here in Pulaski, who died on Sunday, January 10 at Giles County Hospital, were held at 2:00 p. m. on Tuesday, January 12 at Bennett-May Chapel with burial in Maplewood Cemetery. Reverend Bill Moss officiated.
Mr. Gordon was a retired employee of the Giles County Highway Garage. He was the son of the late Lee Gordon. His mother, Mrs. Alice Marks Gordon, survives him.
Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Linda Griggs of Batesville, MS, and Mrs. Pat Swinney of Pulaski; three sons, Danny Gordon, Paul Gordon, and Larry Gordon of Pulaski; two sisters, Mrs. Jo Davis and Mrs. Sally Holt, both of Pulaski; two brothers, Glen Gordon of Pulaski and Walter Gordon of Baltimore, MD; his mother, Mrs. Alice Marks Gordon of Pulaski. He also leaves 13 grandchildren.

GORDON, Jim OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 25 May 1982
Jim Gordon, 71, died on Wednesday night, May 12, 1982 at Pulaski Health Care Center.
Funeral services were held at 1:00 p. m. on Sunday, May 16 at Jordon Funeral Home in Pulaski. Burial followed in Maplewood Cemetery.
He is survived by two sisters, Myrtle Maxwell of Pulaski and Sadie Buford of Nashville; two brothers, W. O. Gordon and John D. Gordon, both of Louisville, KY; and several nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.

GORDON, Maude OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 27 Apr 1982
Maude Alice Gordon, 82, of Route 6, Pualski, died on Sunday, April 18, 1982, at Pulaski Health Care Center.
Funeral services were conducted by Reverend Bill Moss at 1:30 p. m. on Tuesday, April, 20, at Bennett-May Chapel. Burial followed in Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Giles County and a member of the Methodist Church, Mrs. Gordon was married to the late Lee Gordon.
She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Everette Holt and Mrs. Jo Davis, both of Pulaski; two sons, Walter M. Gordon of Maryland and Glen Gordon of Pulaski; 16 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.

GORDON, William Campbell OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 24 Dec 1980
Funeral services for William Campbell Gordon, 63, a retired farmer and State dairy inspector, who died Friday, December 19 at his residence on Route 1, Pulaski, were conducted Sunday at 2:30 p. m. at Bennett-May Chapel with burial in Maplewood Cemetery. The Rev. Mack Pinkelton and the Rev. Roy McDonald were the officiants.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Gordon was the son of the late Foster, Sr. and Bertha Parker Gordon. He was a member of Mt. Moriah Cumberland Presbyterian Church.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Virginia Derryberry Gordon; four sons, William C. Gordon, Jr., Stephen C. Gordon and Randy A. Gordon, Pulaski and David H. Gordon, Shelbyville; two brothers, Foster Gordon and Tommy Gordon, Pulaski and seven grandchildren.

GORDON, William Henry OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 27 Aug 1980

Funeral services for William Henry Gordon, 77, of Pulaski, who died Friday, August 22 at Giles County Hospital, were conducted Saturday at 10:30 a. m. at Bennett-May Chapel by Dr. Gudger Nichols. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
Mr. Gordon was a Giles County native, the son of the late Henry B. and Bell Kennedy Gordon. He was a retired postal employee and held membership in the First Presbyterian Church.
Survivors include several cousins.

GOSNELL, Clyde OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 22 Apr 1986
Mr. Clyde Gosnell, 59, of Tchula, Miss., died Thursday, April 18, 1986, in that city. Graveside services were held at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 20, at Brick Church Cemetery with Robert Smith officiating. Carr and Erwin Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include his wife, Geneva Estep Gosnell of Tchula, Miss.; one daughter, Mrs. Charles (Debbie) Cove of Alabama; one brother, Douglas Gosnell of Nashville; one sister, Mrs. Virginia Cheatham of Nashville; two granddaughters.

GOSNELL, John Bell Jr. OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 10 Feb 1982
John Bell Gosnell, Jr., 64, died on Wednesday, February 3, 1982, at his home in Lynnville.
A native of Giles County, he was the son of the late John Bell and Vestal Smith Gosnell. He was a farmer and a retired employee of Heil-Quaker.
Funeral services were held at 2 p. m. Friday, February 5, at Bennett-May Chapel with burial in the Brick Church Cemetery, Robert Cousar officiating.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Edith Thurman Gosnell, Lynnville; one son, Barry Gosnell, Decatur, Alabama; one sister, Mrs. Virginia Cheatham, Nashville; two brothers, Douglas Gosnell, Nashville and Clyde Gosnell, Tchula, Mississippi; and one grandchild.

GOWAN, Brenda Faye OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 21 Jun 1983
Brenda Faye Gowan, 35, Wilson Lane, Pulaski died Sunday, June 19, 1983, following an accident in Maury County.
Mrs. Gowan was the wife of Ernest Byron Gowan. She was a Giles County native. She was the daughter of the late Rayburn Smith and Mildred Vick Cooper
Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, June 21, 1983 at East Hill Church of Christ, burial in Giles Memory Gardens with Rev. Mack Pinkelton, Floyd Farris and Larry Benderman officiating. Carr and Erwin Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
She is survived by one daughter, Tina Renee Gowan, Pulaski; and maternal grandmother, Itelyene Brewer Cooper of Ethridge.

GOWAN, Elease Prince OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 24 Nov 1987
Mrs. Elease Gowan, 78, of Lewisburg, died Monday, Nov. 16, 1987, at Parkview Hospital in Nashville. Funeral services were held Wednesday, Nov. 18, at Cornersville Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Roger Hammond officiating. Burial was in Diana Cemetery in Giles County.
Mrs. Gowan was the daughter of the late Arthur and Mary Frances Cole Prince and a native of Giles County. She was a member of the Methodist Church.

Survivors include her husband, Carl W. Gowan of Lewisburg; two daughters, Mrs. Paulette Crabtree and Mrs. Barbara Shaw, both of Lewisburg; two sons, Jerry and Robert Gowan, both of Lewisburg; one sister, Mrs. Sammie Burt of Lynnville; three brothers, Allen D. Pierce of Fayetteville, Willard and Virgil Pierce, both of Pulaski; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

GOWAN, Ernest Walter OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 22 May 1984
Ernest Walter Gowan, 70, Pulaski, died on Thursday, May 17, 1984, at Giles County Hospital. A native of Giles County, he was the son of the late Joe and Pearl Warden Gowan.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 19, at Bennett May Chapel, Dennis Russell and Floyd Farris officiating, with burial in Giles Memory Garden.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Mary Alice Griggs Gowan, Pulaski; six daughters, Mrs. Brownie Malone, Murfreesboro, Mrs. Geraldine Collins, Mrs. Jo Ann Fly, Mrs. Faye Payne, Mrs. Beverly Carver, Mrs. Peggy Turner, all of Pulaski; three sons, Billy Gowan, Jackie Gowan, and Glen Gowan, Pulaski; four sisters, Mrs. Ruby Hamlett, Mrs. Ethel Pierce, Mrs. Frankie Boone, Mrs. Ruth Surles, Pulaski; one brother, Carl Gowan, Lewisburg; 21 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

GOWAN, Ernest Byron OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 21 Jun 1983
Ernest Byron Gowan, 38, Wilson Lane, Pulaski, died Sunday, June 19, 1983, following an accident in Maury County.
He was the husband of the late Brenda Faye Gowan and a Giles County native.
Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, June 21, 1983 at East Hill Church of Christ, burial in Giles Memory Gardens with Rev. Mack Pinkelton, Floyd Farris and Larry Benderman officiating. Carr and Erwin Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Gowan is survived by his parents Ernest Walter and Mary Alice Griggs Gowan, Pulaski; one daughter, Tina Renee Gowan, Pulaski; three brothers, Billy, Jackie, and Glenn Gowan, all of Pulaski; six sisters, Brownie Malone, Murfreesboro, Geraldine Collins, Pulaski, JoAnn Fry, Pulaski, Faye Payne, Pulaski, Beverly Carver, Pulaski and Peggy Turner, Pulaski.

GOWAN, Lisa Kaye OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 21 Jun 1983
Lisa Kaye Gowan, 11, Wilson Lane, Pulaski, died Sunday, June 19, 1983, following an accident in Maury County.
She was the daughter of the late Ernest Byron and Brenda Faye Cooper Gowan.
Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, June 21, 1983 at East Hill Church of Christ, burial in Giles Memory Gardens with Rev. Mack Pinkelton, Floyd Farris and Larry Benderman officiating. Carr and Erwin Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
She is survived by one sister, Tina Renee Gowan, Pulaski; paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Gowan, Pulaski; and great grandmother, Mrs. Iteylene Brewer Cooper.

GOWAN, Wallace Hill OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 12 Apr 1983
Wallace Hill Gowan, 66, of 827 Abernathy Drive in Pulaski, died on Sunday, April 10, 1983 at Giles County Hospital.

Funeral services were conducted by the Reverends Mack Pinkelton and Art Jenson at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 12 in Bennett-May Chapel. Interment followed in Giles Memory Gardens.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Wallace was a retired dairy farmer and was a member of the Church of Christ. His wife, Mattie Richardson Gowan of Pulaski, survives. He was the son of the late Joe M. and Virgie Pearl Warden Gowan.
Additional survivors include, three daughters, Mrs. Don Gilbert of Memphis, Mrs. Alvin Kimbrough of Chattanooga and Mrs. Robert Jacoby of Columbia; two sons, Joe F. Gowan of Knoxville and Thomas Perry Gowan of Pulaski; two brothers, Ernest Gowan of Pulaski and Carl Gowan of Lewisburg; four sisters, Mrs. Oscar Surles, Mrs. Aymett Hamlett, Mrs. Virgil Pierce and Mrs. Grady Boone, all of Pulaski; twelve grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

GOWEN, Christine Crumley OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 26 Aug 1986
Mrs. Christine Crumley Gowen, 67, of Ethridge, died Wednesday, Aug. 20, at Maury County Hospital after an extended illness. Funeral services were held Saturday, Aug. 23, at Ethridge Baptist Church with Bro. Lawrence Harris officiating. Burial was in John Lay Cemetery. North Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
A native of Lawrence County, Mrs. Gowen was the daughter of the alte Alex and Annie Virginia Woodard Crumley of Giles County. She was a member of the Ethridge Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband, F. L. Gowen, Jr. of Ethridge; one daughter, Mrs. Carol Jean Hill of Birmingham, Ala.; one son, Don Lee Gordon of Decatur, Ala.; three sisters, Mrs. Juran Barnett of Pulaski, Mrs. Selma Widby of Nashville, Lee Darnell of Lewisburg; two granddaughters, Tonya Gowen of Huntsville, Ala., Mrs. Kelly Amos of Birmingham, Ala.; two grandsons, Brent Hill of Birmingham, Ala., Blake Gowen of Decatur, Ala.; several nieces and nephews.

GOWER, Eli OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 12 Apr 1988
Mr. Eli Gower of Louisville, Ky. (formerly of the Pleasant Ridge Community), died Saturday, April 2, after a short illness.
Survivors include his wife, Christene Williams Gower; one daughter, Carol Jean Riggs;
McDaniel Funeral Home in Louisville was in charge of arrangements.

GOWER, John Felix OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 22 Apr 1981
Funeral services for Giles County native and retired farmer, John Felix Gower, 76, who died in Louisville on Saturday, April 18, 1981 were held at Bennett-May Chapel Tuesday, April 21 at 1:00 p. m. Rev. Mack Pinkelton officiated. Burial was in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery.
Mr. Gower born May 27, 1904 was the son of the late Jessie Gower and Minnie Patterson Gower. He was not married.
Survivors include one brother, Eli Gower, Louisville, Ky.; one niece, Mrs. Jean Riggs, Louisville, Ky., and one nephew, Tillman Gower, Pulaski.

GRAHAM, Anna Mae Thomason OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 19 Apr 1984
Mrs. Anna Mae Graham, 80, of Route 1, Lynnville, died on Wednesday, April 11, 1984, at Graymere Nursing Home, Columbia.

A native of Tennessee, she was the daughter of the late Will and Molly Frost Thomason. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Friday, April 13, at Carr and Erwin Chapel, Mack Pinkelton officiating, with burial in Spencer Hill Cemetery.
Survivors include two sons, Edward Graham, Lynnville, and Jesse Graham, Waycross, Georgia; one daughter, Mrs. Helen Morris, Springhill, Tennessee; 20 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

GRAMMER, Holley Lee OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 19 Nov 1980
Holley Lee Grammar, Sr., 63, of Nashville died Sunday, November 16 at his residence. Funeral services were held Tuesday November 18 at 10:00 a. m. at Pettus-Owen-Wood Funeral Home in Nashville with burial in Harpeth Hills Memorial Garden.
Mr. Grammar was a Giles County native. He was married to the late Alice Mae Reed.
Survivors include two daughters, Miss Barbara Grammer and Mrs. Brenda Joyce Thomas, Nashville; six sons, John Grammer, Orange Park, Fla., Holley, Jerry, Don, Billy and Ronnie Grammer all of Nashville; 15 grandchildren; one step-sister, Mrs. Roberta Graves, Diana Community and one step-brother, Robert Bolden of Lynnville.

GRANT, Edwin Aaron OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 16 Sep 1985
Mr. Edwin Aaron Grant died Monday, Sept. 8, 1986, in Orlando, Fla. Survivors include his wife, Susan Grant; two daughters, Martha Lynn and Lisa Grant; his parents, Aaron and Bettye Lou Grant; one brother, Donald Grant; two nephews; one niece and several aunts and uncles.

GRANT, Roy Lee OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 29 Aug 1985
Roy Lee Grant, 76, of Pulaski, died Wednesday, August 28, 1985, at Hillside Hospital.
A native of Giles County, he was the son of the late Lonzo and Ethel Richardson Grant. He was a retired security guard.
Funeral services were to be held at 2 p. m. Tuesday, Aug. 29, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with burial will be in Mt. Moriah Cemetery, G. C. Fox officiating.
Survivors include his wife, Gladys Clifton Grant of Pulaski; one son, Royce Grant of Pulaski; two daughters, Kathy Perry of Pulaski, Charlotte Cook of Nashville; one half-brother, Robert Grant of Columbia, Ga.; three half-sisters, Bell Vick of Florence, Ala., Alvie May of Chickasaw, Ala., Christine Miller of Pulaski; two sisters, Mrs. Pearl Digmon of Sweet Water, Ala., Mrs. Willie Jane Crenshaw of Mobile, Ala.; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

GRAU, Herschel Dwight "Pops" OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 05 Dec 1985
Mr. Herschel Dwight "Pops" Grau, age 69, died at his home in Pulaski. A native of South Bend, Ind., Mr. Grau was an interior decorator and a veteran of WWII serving in both the US Army and the US Navy.
His parents were the late Roy an Cecile Grau.
No memorial services were conducted, due to the fact that Mr. Grau had requested that his remains be donated to the Vanderbilt School of Medicine in Nashville for medical research. Bennett May Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Betty Stanage Moore of Ardmore, Ala.; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; two brothers, James Grau of St. Augustine, Fla. and Edwin Grau of Lancaster, Calif.

GRAVES, Clyde B. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 15 Mar 1988
Mr. Clyde B. Graves, 69, of Prospect, died Monday, March 7, 1988, at his residence. Funeral services were held Wednesday, March 9, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with the Rev. Mack Pinkelton officiating. Burial was in Massey Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Graves was the son of the late Bunyan and Hortence Massey Graves. He was a retired farmer.
Survivors include several cousins.

GRAVES, Edna Pryor OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 18 Mar 1981
Funeral services for Mrs. Edna Pryor Graves, a native Giles Countian, and for many years a resident of Nashville, were conducted Monday, March 16 at 2 p. m. at Eastland Chapel, 904 Gallatin Road, Nashville, with James Shoulders officiating. Interment was in Woodlawn Cemetery.
Mrs. Graves died at a Hendersonville Hospital on Thursday, March 12.
Survivors include two brothers, Solon S. Pryor of Columbia and Neal B. Pryor, Nashville; three sisters, Mattie Pryor, Gallatin, Mrs. Viola Tomberlain, Nashville, Mrs. Elizabeth Tomberlain; three daughters; and six sons.

GRAVES, Eugene OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 18 Mar 1986
A Pulaski man was killed in a one vehicle accident in Alabama Sunday. Eugene Graves, 36, of Route 6, died when the tractor-trailer he was driving left the road and he was thrown from the vehicle.
Alabama state troopers said Mr. Graves apparently lost control of the truck when he swerved to miss hitting cattle. The accident occurred on Alabama Highway 24 nine miles west of Russellville. He was driving a truck from Mid-Tennessee Express out of Eagleville. He was hauling a load of pipes at the time of his death.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Carr and Erwin Funeral Home with the Rev. Mack Pinkelton officiating. Burial will be in Giles Memory Garden.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Sarah White Graves of Pulaski; his parents, Edward Eugene and Inez Faye Graves of Pulaski; one son, Timothy Eugene Graves of Pulaski; one daughter, Becky Lynn Graves of Pulaski; three brothers, Roy Jefferson Graves of Nolensville, Joe Kent Graves and Donnie L. Graves, both of Pulaski; three sisters, Bonnie Pierce of Minor Hill, Annie Larson and Connie Graves, both of Pulaski; and his great-grandfather, Rubey Molden Fry of Pulaski.

GRAVES, Evie Lee Long OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 16 Dec 1981
Mrs. Evie Lee Graves, 79, Pulaski, died on Sunday, December 13, 1981, at Giles County Hospital.
A native of Alabama, she was the daughter of the late Demps Long and Zylphia Rogers Long and the wife of the late Edgar Graves. She was a member of the Baptist Church.
Funeral services were held at 1 p. m. Monday, December 14, at Bennett-May Chapel with burial in Giles Memory Gardens, the Rev. Mack Pinkelton officiating.

Survivors include five sons, Virgil Graves, Lynnville, Calvin and Marion Graves, Pulaski, Monroe Graves, Minor Hill, and Charles Graves, Fayetteville; five daughters, Vivian Dunnivant, Dorothy Medley, Etty Medley, and Betty McGee, Pulaski., and Eva Mae Dunnivant, Hamilton, Ohio; six half-brothers, Luther Long, Minor Hill, Edward Long, Salem, Ala., James Long, Winter Haven, Florida, Lester Long, Decatur, Alabama, Junior Long, Belle Mina, Alabama, and Coleman Long, Texas; 36 grandchildren and 29 great-grandchildren.

GRAVES, Hortense Massey OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 18 Jan 1983
Mrs. Hortense Massey Graves, 92, of Route One, Prospect died on Friday, January 14, 1983 at Giles County Hospital.
Funeral services were held at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 16 at Carr and Erwin Chapel with the Rev. L. C. Duck officiating. Burial followed in the Massey Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Graves was the wife of the late Bunyan Graves. Her parents were the late Fields and Josephine Downing Massey.
She is survived by one son, Clyde Bee Graves of Prospect and several nieces and nephews.

GRAVES, Pete OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 04 Aug 1982
Pete Graves, 74, of Murfreesboro, formerly of Giles County, died on Monday, August 2, 1982, at Parkview Hospital in Nashville.
A native of Indiana, he was the son of the late Charles and Jessie Long Graves. He was a retired farmer and cattleman.
Funeral services were held at 4 p.m. Tuesday, August 3, at Carr and Erwin Chapel, with burial in Lynnwood Cemetery, W. H. Fisher and Al Henson officiating.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Tessie Walls Graves, Murfreesboro; one son, Charles Graves, Brentwood; one brother, Kenny Graves, Arizona; two sisters, Iva Sargent, Arizona, and Hazel Scher, California; and three grandchildren.

GRAVES, Robert Allen OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 12 Apr 1983
Robert Allen Graves, 71, of Route 6, Box 94-C in Pulaski, died on Monday, April 4, 1983 at Giles County Hospital.
Funeral services were conducted by the Reverends Mack Pinkelton and Marcus Nickell at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 6 at Bennett-May Chapel. Burial followed in Lynnwood Cemetery in Lynnville.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Graves was a membr of the Methodist Church and a retired Giles County Highway Department employee. His wife, Christine Thurman Graves of Pulaski, survives. He was the son of the late John C. and Myrtle Coggins Graves.
Additional survivors include, one daughter, Mrs. Carolyn McCluskey; two sons, Tom Walls of Nashville and Bob Walls of Pulaski; one brother, Howard Graves of Osceola, Indiana; one sister, Mrs. Maggie Ross of Columbia and eight grandchildren.

GRAVES, Roberta Bolden OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, __ Jul 1989
Roberta B. Graves, 68, of Terrace Apts., Pulaski, TN, died July 14, 1989, in the Pulaski Health Care Center.
Funeral services were held July 16 at 2 p. m. in the Carr and Erwin Chapel with G. C. Fox officiating. Burial was in the Mt. Moriah Cemetery with Carr and Erwin Funeral Home in charge.

A native of Giles County, Mrs. Graves was the daughter of the late Robert and Lettie Strickland Bolden and the wife of the late James S. Graves.
Survivors include two sons, Tommy Graves of Diana and Wayne Bolden of Pulaski; two brothers, Robert Bolden of Pulaski and Ben Lee Bolden of Gainesville, FL; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

GRAY, Edna Wilson OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 27 Aug 1985
Mrs. Edna Wilson Gray, 60, of Lawrenceburg, died Wednesday, August 21, 1985, at Maury County Hospital. A native of Lawrence County, she was the daughter of the late Edd and Lula Gobble Wilson.
Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22, at Fisk Trapp Baptist Church in Lawrence County with burial in Fisk Trapp Cemetery, Ed Lopp officiating.
Survivors include her husband, Paulie Gray of Lawrenceburg; three sons, J. L. Gray of Pulaski, Loyd Gray of Ethridge, Eddie Joe Gray of Lawrenceburg; two daughters, Janice Miller and Mrs. Freddie Adams, both of Nashville; nine grandchildren; two brothers, Glen Wilson of Florida, Tom Wilson of Ohio; one sister, Louise Bray of Ohio; several nieces and nephews.

GREEN, Adam OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 13 Dec 1983
Mr. Adam Green, age 91, of Route 6, Pulaski, died December 6, 1983, at the Scott Memorial Hospital in Lawrenceburg.
Funeral services were held Saturday, December 10, at 11 a.m. in Jordan Funeral Home with the Rev. R. A. Oliver officiating. Burial was in Goodsprings Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Green was a railroad worker and farmer. He was married to Mrs. Suddye Green of Pulaski. He was the son of the late Adam and Sarah Wilson Green.
Survivors, other than his wife, include, one daughter, Ms. Robert McDowell of Los Angeles, California; two sons, Arthur Green of Cleveland, Ohio and Charlie Green of Los Angeles, California; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

GREEN, Bearl Wheeler OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 26 Apr 1983
Bearl Wheeler Green, 89, of 311 Jones Street, in Pulaski, died on Saturday, April 23, 1983 at Maury County Hospital in Columbia.
Funeral services were conducted by the Rev. Bill Moss at 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 24 at Carr and Erwin Chapel. Interment followed in Mt. Zion Cemetery.
Born in Tennessee, Mr. Green had been a member of the Mt. Zion Methodist Church since 1914. He was a retired carpenter. His wife, Mattie White Green of Pulaski, survives. He was the son of the late Daniel and Betty Jones Green.
Additional survivors include, two grandchildren, Glen Lamar of Pulaski and Gail Perry of Lawrenceburg, Ken.; four great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

GREEN, David Ray OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 13 Sep 1988
Mr. David Ray Green, 56, of Lynnville, died Sunday, Sept. 11, 1988, at his residence. Funeral services were held Monday, Sept. 12, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with Bobby Williams officiating. Burial was in Lynnwood Cemetery.

A native of Maury County, Mr. Green was the son of the late Joe Horace and Georgie C. Holt Green. He was employed in the road construction business.
Survivors include his wife, Opal Beaver Green of Lynnville; one son, Donald Ray Green of Lynnville; three sisters, Doris Tuttle and Freda Brown, both of Spring Hill, Mildred Gilliam of Madison; two grandchildren.

GREEN, Inge Knowl OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 10 Sep 1987
Mrs. Inge Green, 46, of Lynnville, died Monday, September 7, 1987, at Maury County Hospital. Graveside services were held Tuesday, Sept. 8, at Polk Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Richard Bradley officiating.
Mrs. Green was the daughter of Luise Frankenhouser Knowl Mohrr and the late Wilhelm Knowl of West Germany.
Survivors include her husband, Odis Green of Lynnville; one daughter, Mrs. Tommy McGee of Lynnville; two sons, William E. Green of Pulaski, James E. Green of Lynnville; two sisters, Maria Sacks and Regina Frankenhouser, both of West Germany; two brothers, Gustel and Doni Mohrr, both of West Germany; four grandchildren.

GREEN, Lillian Estelle Pickett OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 17 Mar 1987
Mrs. Lillian Estelle Green, 72, of Pulaski, died Saturday, March 14, 1987, at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville. Funeral services were held Monday, March 16, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with Mack Pinkelton officiating. Burial was in Giles Memory Garden.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Green was the daughter of the late William and Bessie Longshore Pickett.
Survivors include her husband, James Earl Green of Pulaski; three sons, David Green of Michigan, Franklin and Mike Green, both of Pulaski; two brothers, Tyson and Carson Pickett, both of Prospect; one sisters, Vivalee Johnson of Goodspring; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

GREEN, Linda Jane White OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 26 Nov 1987
Mrs. Linda Jane Green, 45, of Pulaski, died Wednesday, Nov. 18, 1987, at Vanderbilt Hospital in Nashville. Funeral services were held Friday, Nov. 20, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with Judson Hays officiating. Burial was in Giles Memory Garden.
Mrs. Green was a native of Giles County.
Survivors include her husband, Haywood Green of Pulaski; her parents, Nelson and Ivarene White of Pulaski; one son, Tony Green of Pulaski; one daughter, Tammy Edwards of Pulaski; one brother, Ernie White of Pulaski; one sister, Barbara Brown of Pulaski; two grandchildren.

GREEN, Mary Elizabeth Longshore OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen,25 Feb 1981
Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Green, 65, of Route 7, Pulaski, were held Thursday, February 19 at 2:00 p.m. at Carr and Erwin Chapel with burial in Minor Hill Cemetery. The Rev. Mack Pinkelton was the officiant. Mrs. Green died Tuesday in St. Thomas Hospital, Nashville.
A native of Tennessee, she was the daughter of the late Edd and Clemmie Higdon Longshore.

Survivors include her husband, Virdie C. Green; three daughters, Mrs. Eudean Johnson and Mrs. Evelyn Johnson, Minor Hill and Mrs. Dorothy Beasley, Salem, Ala.; a brother, J. D. Longshore, Shelbyville; a sister, Mrs. Susie Hill, Goodsprings; eight grandchildren and six great grandchildren.

GREEN, Mattie Louise Durham OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 01 Oct 1985
Mattie Louise Green, 77, of Pulaski, died Friday, Sept. 27, 1985, at Pulaski Health Care Center. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 29, at Carr and Erwin Chapel, Albert Pope and Jeffery Durham officiating. Burial was in Mars Hill Cemetery.
A native of Tennessee, she was the daughter of the late Robert Lee and Anna Rebecca Bailey Durham and was married to the late G. H. Green.
Survivors include two step-sons, Flavel and Aaron Green, both of Pulaski; one daughter, Elizabeth Barnett of Pulaski; three step-daughters, Ann Dickey of Pulaski, Hazel and Oscar Grinnell, both of Lawrenceburg; one brother, Jessie Durham of Atlanta, Ga.; two sisters, Agnes Lanier of Thebes, Ill., Rose Denton of Michigan; five grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

GREEN, Oben OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 30 Apr 1980
A native Giles Countian, Oben Green, 60, of Chicago, Ill. died Saturday, April 27 at Veterans' Administration Lakeside Medical Center in that city. Funeral services will be held Thursday (today) at 11:00 a. m. at Bennett-May Chapel by the Rev. Mack Pinkelton. Interment will be in Giles Memory Gardens.
Mr. Green was the son of the late George Haley and Rosie Anne Brewer Green. He was employed as a punch press operator in a manufacturing company.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Ethel Massey Green; a daughter, Mrs. Dorothy Mize, Pulaski; a son, Thomas O. Green, Pulaski; step-mother, Mrs. Louise Green, Pulaski; six sisters, Mrs. Littie Bowen, Summertown, Mrs. Hazel Grinnel and Mrs. Ozear Grinnel, Lawrenceburg, Mrs. Ann Dickey, Mrs. Elizabeth Barnett and Mrs. Shelby Vernon, Pulaski; two brothers, Flavel Green and Aaron Green, Pulaski; six grandchildren; 11 nieces and 9 nephews.

GREEN, Ruby Neal OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 28 Apr 1988
Mrs. Ruby Neal Green, 94, of Pulaski, died Tuesday, April 26, 1988, at Pulaski Health Care Center. Graveside services were held Thursday, April 28, at Mount Moriah Cemetery with the Rev. Haywood Lyles. Bennett-May Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Green was the daughter of Sam and Minnie Braly Neal and the wife of the late Elmo Green. She was a housewife and a member of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church.
Survivors inclued one son, Robert Green of Dickson,TN; three daughters, Mrs. Frances Lashlee of Nashville,TN, Mrs. Anne Shangraw, of San Diego,CA, and Mrs. Elmorie Martin of Pulaski, TN; five grandchildren, three great grandchildren, and one brother, Thomas Neal of San Pedro, CA.

GREEN, Samuel Edward OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 19 Apr 1988

Mr. Samuel Edward Green, 53, of Elkmont, Ala., died Tuesday, April 12, 1988, at his residence. Funeral services were held Wednesday, April 13, at Elkmont Church of Christ with Buford C. Holt officiating. Burial was in Gatlin Cemetery. Carr and Erwin Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
A native of Limestone County, Ala., Mr. Green was the son of the late Verdie Carl and Mary E. Longshore Green. He was an employee of the Walker-Die Casting in Lewisburg.
Survivors include his wife, Marie Scott Green of Elkmont, Ala.; one daughter, Mrs. Patricia Hill of Smyrna; three sisters, Dorothy Beasley of Madison, Ala., Eudean Johnson and Evelyn Johnson, both of Minor Hill; two grandchildren.

GREEN, Stella Roberts OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 14 Jun 1983
Stella Roberts Green, 88, Rt. 1 Pulaski, died June 10, 1983 at Hillview Nursing Home in Columbia, TN.
She was the wife of James Ed Green, and the daughter of the late Robert J. and Vinnie Stoven Roberts. She was a member of the Church of Christ.
Funeral services were held at Bennett-May Chapel, Sunday, June 12, 1983, 2 p.m. with burial in Scotts Hill Cemetery, Rev. Mack Pinkelton officiating.
Survivors include one son, Loyd C. (Sharkey) Green, Pulaski and several nieces and nephews.

GREEN, Virdie C. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 24 May 1983
Virdie C. Green, 76, of Rt. 1, Minor Hill, TN died May 17, 1983 at Giles County Hospital. Mr. Green was born in Wilson County, TN, and was a retired farmer.
He was the husband of the late Mary Elizabeth Longshore Green, and the son of the late Samuel and Martha Ann Breeding Green.
Mr. Green is also survived by 1 son, Edward Green of Elkmont, Alabama; 3 daughters, Eudean Johnson and Evelyn Johnson, both of Minor Hill, and Dorothy Beasley, Salem, Alabama; 4 brothers, Dewey, of Livingston, TN, Will, of Lawrenceburg, TN, Earl, of Fall River, TN, and Grady of Pulaski; 2 sisters, Mrs. Vella Bullington, Pulaski and Mrs. Ella Kelly, Lawrenceburg; 8 grandchildren, and 7 great grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, May 18, 1983, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with burial in Minor Hill Cemetery; Mack Pinkelton and Buford Hold officiating.

GREENE, Annie Lee Anderson OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 30 Jan 1980
Mrs. Annie Lee Greene, 80, of Route 6, Pulaski, died Friday, January 25 in Giles County Hospital. Funeral services were held Sunday at 1:00 p. m. at Bennett-May Chapel with burial in Lynnwood Cemetery, Lynnville. The Rev. Clarence Stewart was the officiant.
Mrs. Greene, who held membership in the Baptist Church, was born in Giles County, the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Anderson. She was married to the late R. T. Greene.
Survivors include six daughters, Mrs. Hal Stewart and Mrs. Walter Sandridge, Pulaski, Mrs. Herman Spencer, Columbia, Mrs. Esque Hampton, Athens, Ala., Mrs. David Hill, Tullahoma and Mrs. Berry Yantzi, Huntsville, Ala.; three sons, James Greene, Columbia, Charles Greene, Lynnville and Ronnie Greene, Nashville; a brother, William Anderson, Columbia; 30 grandchildren and 34 great grandchildren.

GREENE, Hershell O. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 06 Jan 1982

Funeral services for Hershell O. Green, 73, of Route 1, Minor Hill, were held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, January 1, at Carr and Erwin Chapel. Services were conducted by Danny Pettus and Gilbert Gibbs. Burial followed in Minor Hill Cemetery.
A retired employee of the Giles County Highway Department, Mr. Green died on Wednesday, December 30 at Veterans Hospital in Nashville. Mr. Green is survived by his wife, Jennie Felker Green of Minor Hill. He was the son of the late Charlie and Utilla Cottrell Green. Survivors, including his wife Jennie, are three daughters, Mrs. Donna Townsend of Minor Hill, Mrs. Dot Warf of Lynnville, Mrs. Doris Pigg of Columbia; two brothers, Frank Green of Pulaski and Grady Green of Texas City, TX; one sister, Mrs. Herman Howell of Leoma, TN; three grandchildren and one great-grandchild also survive.

GREGG, Jennie OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 10 Oct 1985
Funeral services for 77-year-old Mrs. Jennie Gregg will be held this p.m. at 3:00 at the Spry Funeral Home in Athens, Ala., with burial in the Kedron Cemetery.
Mrs. Gregg is survived by one daughter, three sons, and one sister, Mrs. Alberta Faulkner of Pulaski; several nieces and nephews and grandchildren.

GREGG, John Luther OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 13 Nov 1984
John Luther Gregg, 69, Pulaski, died on Thursday, November 8, 1984, at the Veterans Home. A native of Giles County, he was the son of the late John Thomas and Maudie Mae Grammar Gregg. He was a retired farmer.
Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Saturday, November 10, at Carr and Erwin Chapel, Mack Pinkelton officiating, with burial in Giles Memory Gardens.
Survivors include two brothers, Thomas Gregg of Goodlettsville, Tennessee and James T. Gregg of Donelson, Tennessee; two sisters, Hazel Marquardt, Nashville, and Mildred Grisham of Kentucky.


GREGG, Joseph Earl OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 13 Nov 1984
Joseph Earl Gregg, 77, of Route 1, Lynnville, died Wednesday, November 7, 1984, at his home. A native of Marshall County, he was the son of the late James and Gertrude May Gregg. He wa a retired farmer and a member of the Lynnville Church of Christ.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, November 10, at Bennett May Chapel, Mack Wheeler and Al May officiating, with burial in Lynnwood Cemetery at Lynnville.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Frances Alene Barber Gregg; one daughter, Mrs. Anita Shelby, Pulaski; one sister, Mrs. Wilma Ashton, Columbia; a half-sister, Mrs. Bertha Blackwell, Columbia; one brother, Clifford Gregg, of Mooresville, Tennessee and one grandchild.

GRENKO, John Paul Sr. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 31 Oct 1989
John Paul Grenko, Sr., 62, of Prospect, died Sunday, Oct. 29, 1989, at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville. Funeral services were held Tuesday, Oct. 31, at Kedron Cemetery with Doug Caldwell officiating.
A native of Ohio, Mr. Grenko was the son of the late John Paul Grenko and was married to the late Mary Ann Grenko.

Survivors include his mother, Helen M. Hosey of Florida; two sons, John Grenko, Jr. of Dayton, Ohio, Ronald Grenko of Prospect; one daughter, Trena Burdette of Prospect; two sisters, Louise Grenko and Shirley Hosey, both of Florida; seven grandchildren.

GRENKO, Mary Ann Mikola OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 05 Aug 1986
Mrs. Mary Ann Grenko, 57, of Prospect, died Sunday, Aug. 3, 1986, at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville. Funeral services were held Tuesday, Aug. 5, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with Elmer Howell officiating. Burial was in Kedron Cemetery.
A native of Ohio, Mrs. Grenko was the daughter of the late John and Katherine Dubrovac Mikola. She was a nurses aid.
Survivors include her husband, John Grenko of Prospect; two sons, John Grenko, Jr. of Dayton, Ohio, Ronald Grenko of Prospect; one daughter, Trena Burdette of Prospect; two half-brothers, George and John Stunick, both of Dayton, Ohio; seven grandchildren.

GRIFFIN, Annie OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 07 Sep 1983
Mrs. Annie Griffin, age 84, formerly of the Minor Hill Community, died Tuesday, August 30, 1983 in Winter Haven, Florida. Funeral services were held in Winter Haven with burial in that city.
Mrs. Griffin was the wife of the late Mr. Herman Griffin of Minor Hill. Two daughters survive, Margaret Shelton and Joann Daniel both of Winterhaven, along with several grandchildren.

GRIFFIN, Charles Lamar OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 12 Jul 1988
Mr. Charles Lamar Griffin, 58, of Pulaski, died Tuesday, July 5, 1988, at Hillside Hospital. Funeral services were held Thursday, July 7, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with the Rev. Mack Pinkelton officiating. Burial was in Blanch Cemetery.
A native of Alabama, Mr Griffin was the son of the late Frankie Guy and Alta Exene Smith Griffin. He was a World War II veteran and a retired sales manager from DuBois Chemicals.
Survivors include his wife, Frances Southerland Griffin of Pulaski; one son, Jerry Griffin of Dacula, Ga.; one daughter, Brenda Kay Hargrove of Nashville; one sister, Mrs. Budell G. Bradford of Memphis; six grandchildren.

GRIFFIN, Lyles B. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen,
Mr. Lyles B. Griffin, 80, died Monday, Feb. 29, 1988, in Orlando, Fla., and was buried in Maplewood Cemetery in Pulaski.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Griffin was the son of the late Junus and Minnie Griffin. Mr. Griffin is survived by a nephew, Duane G. Rost.

GRIFFIN, Mary Bell White OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 01 Jun 1989
Mrs. Mary Bell Griffin, 63, of Union Grove, Ala., died Saturday, May 27, 1989, at Huntsville Hospital. Funeral services were held Monday, May 29, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with Paul McKissick officiating. Burial was in Giles Memory Garden.
A native of Lawrence County, Mrs. Griffin was the daughter of the late Horace and Thula Ridgeway White.

Survivors include her husband, Paul L. Griffin of Union Grove, Ala.; one son, Johnny Buchanan of Goodspring; one daughter, Pam Hollis of Madison, Ala.; four brothers, James White of Stella, Edd White of Lawrenceburg, Eldon and Leon White, both of Pulaski; three sisters, Gail Jones of Lawrenceburg, Ivadell Smith and Carolyn Skeen, both of Pulaski; four grandchildren.

GRIFFIN, Mary Ralston OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 12 Jun 1984
Mrs. Mary Ralston Griffin, 73, Columbia, died on Friday, June 8, 1984, at Maury County Hospital. A Giles County native, she was the daughter of the late Charles A. and Mattie Sue Baker Ralston and was married to the late Tommie Griffin. She was a retired saleslady and a member of the First Baptist Church.
Funeral services were held at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, June 10, at Oakes and Nichols Funeral Home, with burial in Rose Hill Cemetery.
Survivors include two brothers, Stanley Ralston of Pulaski, and Charles A. Ralston of Lawrenceburg.

GRIFFITHS, E. Weaver OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 19 Jan 1989
E. Weaver Griffiths died Jan. 15, 1989 at the Meadowbrook Nursing Home. A Masonic service was held Wednesday, Jan. 18, at 7:30 p.m at Carr and Erwin Chapel with funeral services at 10:30 a.m. Thursday in Carr and Erwin Chapel with burial in Maplewood Cemetery.
He is the son of the late Rev. Phillip Louis and Emma Rebecca Gresch Griffiths. He was married to the late Mary Caroline Fleming Griffiths.
Survivors include two sons, Edwin W. Griffiths, Jr. of Magnolia, New Jersey and Gaylord Gene Griffiths of Falls Church, Va.; one daughter, Mrs. Frank (Phyllis) Dregallo of Falls Church, Va.; two brothers, Phillip L. Griffiths and Dr. John A. Griffiths of Pinella Park, Fla.; sister-in-law, Elizabeth Fleming, Pulaski; 11 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren;
Mr. Griffiths was a native of Morris Run, Pa. He was a resident of Pulaski since 1965 and employed at Maremont-Gabriel Corp. as superintendent of the tube mill.

GRIGGS, Billy Joe OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 18 Mar 1986
Mr. Billy Joe Griggs, 48, of Pulaski, died Thursday, March 13, 1986, at Hillside Hospital. Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Saturday, March 15, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with Mack Pinkelton and Bill Worley officiating. Burial was in Giles Memory Garden.
A native of Tennessee, Mr. Griggs was owner of Flatrock Furniture and Wholesale Company.
Survivors include his father, W. L. Griggs of Pulaski; his mother, Mrs. Razzie Garner Griggs of Pulaski; step-mother, Ivalene Griggs of Pulaski; his wife, Carolyn Redd Griggs of Pulaski; two sons, Billy Joe Griggs, Jr. and James L. Griggs, both of Pulaski; one brother, Randy Griggs of Pulaski; three sisters, Peggy Pickett, Vickie Elders, both of Pulaski, Faye Holman of Athens, Ala.; one step-sister, Mrs. Loyd Stafford of Pulaski; one granddaughter.

GRIGGS, Charlotte Ann Sartwout OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 19 Mar 1985
Mrs. Charlotte Ann Griggs, of Route 6, Pulaski, died Monday, March 11, 1985, at her home in Aspen Hill. She was the daughter of the late J. Delbert and Eva Graham Sartwout, and the wife of the late Thomas Neil Griggs.

Funeral services were Friday, March 15, in the chapel of Bennett May Funeral Home with Rev. Richard Paquette and Father Thomas Field officiating. Burial was in the Riverview Cemetery in Fayetteville.
She was a member of the Pulaski Catholic Church.
Surviors include one sister, Mrs. Grace Van Wormer of Pinconning, Mich.; and several cousins.

GRIGGS, Clay OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 05 Jan 1983
Mr. Clay Griggs, DeMoines, Iowa, died Thursday, December 30, 1982 in that city. Funeral services were held in Newton, Iowa on Tues., Jan. 4, with burial in that city.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Mamie Picket Griggs, Iowa; one daughter, Mrs. Virgil Oswald, Iowa; a step-daughter, Mrs. Ruth Benson, Iowa; three brothers, Clyde Griggs, Iowa, Grady Griggs, Pulaski, and Malloy Griggs, Prospect; one sister, Clara Griggs, Prospect, and 11 grandchildren. Mr. Griggs was a native of Giles County.

GRIGGS, Ensley OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 08 Dec 1987
Ensley Griggs, 64, of Pulaski, died Tuesday, Dec. 1, 1987, at Veterans Hospital in Nashville. Funeral services were held Friday, Dec. 4, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with the Rev. Mack Pinkelton officiating. Burial was in Giles Memory Garden.
A native of Giles County, Mr. Griggs was the son of the late Sam and Nora Dunivant Griggs. He was a World War II veteran and retired from government.
Survivors include his wife, Cleo Dill Griggs of Pulaski; two sons, Robert Griggs of Lakeville, Ind., Donald Griggs of South Bend, Ind.; one daughter, Patty Riedl of South Bend, Ind.; three step-sons, Larry Dill of Pulaski, Wayne Dill of Lakeville, Ind.; five brothers, Albert Griggs of Dowagiac, Mich., Leon Griggs, of South Bend, Ind., Freeman and Flenoy Griggs, both of Pulaski, Benton Griggs of Phoenix, Ariz.; three sisters, Verna Doyle of Madison, Tenn., Estheline Duncan of Nashville, Aleatha Largin of Cornersville; 15 grandchildren; several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

GRIGGS, Mabel Elwood OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 25 Oct 1983
Mrs. Mabel Elwood Griggs, age 94, of Route 6, Box 303A, Pulaski, died October 19, 1983, at her residence.
Funeral services were held Saturday, October 22, at 11 a.m. at the Bennett-May Chapel with the Reverend Mack Pinkelton officiating. Burial was in Kedron Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Griggs was a member of the Hannah Baptist Church and was a housewife. She was married to the late Henry Aymett Griggs and was the daughter of the late Wesley and Mollie Smith Edwards.
Survivors include, one daughter, Mrs. Juanita Beddingfield of Pulaski; one son, Garland Griggs of Pulaski; two half-sisters, Mrs. Henry Hurd, Mrs. Rachel Rainey, both of Pulaski; seven grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

GRIGGS, Mickey Darrell OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 09 Aug 1983
Mickey Darrell Griggs, 18 days old, of Route 1, Pulaski, died August 6, 1983, at Vanderbilt Hospital in Nashville.

Funeral services were held at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 7, 1983, at the Bennett-May Chapel with the Reverends Mack Pinkelton and Doyle Smith officiating. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery.
He is survived by his parents, Johnnie and Helen Ann Barnett Griggs of Pulaski; one brother, Matthew Griggs of Pulaski; three sisters, Mary Griggs, Sandra Griggs, and Jessica Griggs, all of Pulaski; maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Jessie Barnett of Pulaski; and paternal grandparent Mrs. Maggie (Pink) Griggs of Pulaski.

GRIGGS, Oliver Wendell OBITUARY: The Giles Free Press, 27 Jun 1985
Oliver Wendell Griggs, 50, of Pulaski, died Sunday, June 9, 1985, at Hillside Hospital. A native of Giles County, he was the son of the late Wiley Griggs. He was a veteran of the Korean War and was employed at M. S. Church Auto Parts.
Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 11, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with burial in Giles Memory Garden, Mack Pinkelton officiating.
Survivors include his mother, Mattie Hedgecoth Griggs of Pulaski; his wife, Pat Griggs of Pulaski; two sons, Wade Griggs of Lynnville, Ricky Griggs of Naples, Florida; one brother, James W. Griggs of Tullahoma; two sisters, Mrs. Mahlon Martin, Mrs. Len Callahan, both of Pulaski.

GRIGGS, Pink Jr. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 04 May 1987
Mr. Pink Griggs, Jr., 60, died Sunday, May 3, 1987, in Lincoln Park, Mich. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 2, at Cornersville Funeral Home with Doyle Smith officiating. Burial will be in Lynnwood Cemetery in Lynnville.
Mr. Griggs was the son of the late Rev. Pink Griggs.
Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth Walker Griggs of Michigan; two daughters, Mary Sue North of Chicago, Ill., and Kathy Pusquill of New York City, N.Y.; five sons, Phillip, Joe, John, and Eddie Griggs, all of Michigan; four brothers, Clarence and Johnny Griggs, both of Pulaski, Hudson Griggs of Cleveland, Tenn., and Shields Griggs of Cookeville; five sisters, Mrs. Clifford Thomas and Dimple Prentice, both of Pulaski, Lovelace Griggs of Lynnville, Lavert Wilson of Cornersville, Sara Brown of Wilmington, Ill.; 17 grandchildren.

GRIGGS, Pink Sr. OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 13 Apr 1982
Reverend Pink Griggs, 73, of Route 2, Lynnville, died on Tuesday, April 6, 1982 at Giles County Hospital.
Funeral services were conducted by Reverends Clarence K. Stewart and Mack Pinkelton
at 1:00 p. m. on Friday, April 9 at Carr and Erwin Chapel . Burial followed in Maplewood Cemetery.
A native of Giles County, Rev. Griggs was a minister for 34 years at the Welcome Valley Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Maggie Parsons Griggs of Lynnville; six sons, Clarence and Johnnie Griggs, both of Pulaski, Shields Griggs of Cookeville, Hudson Griggs of Cleveland, Raymond Griggs of Gate, Mich., daughters, Mrs. Marzee Thomas of Pulaski, Mrs. Lovelace Griggs of Lynnville, Mrs. Levert Wilson of Lewisburg, Mrs. Dimple Prentice of Campbellsville, and Mrs. Sarah Brown of Wilmington, Ill.; three brothers, Lexie and Leonard Griggs, both of Arizona and Hudson Griggs of Lewisburg; four sisters, Mrs. Lizzie Lee Darnell of Chapel Hill, Mrs. Thelma Reynolds of Lewisburg, Mrs. Mildred Shernell and Mrs. Nonie Seagroves, both of Arizona.
He also leaves 32 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.

GRIGGS, Vera James OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 13 Mar 1984
Mrs. Vera James Griggs, age 90, of Route 2, Pulaski, died at Giles County Hospital on March 7, 1984. Funeral services were held Thursday, March 8, at 2 p.m. in the Carr and Erwin Chapel with G. C. Fox officiating. Burial was in New Zion Cemetery (Briar Ridge).
A native of Giles County, Mrs. Griggs was married to the alte Walter Griggs and was the daughter of the late Green and Nancy Grant Miller.
Survivors include, one son, Cecil James of Minor Hill; one daughter, Mrs. Sumpter White of Pulaski; 9 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and 6 great-great-grandchild.

GRIGSBY, Frank Lewis OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 23 Jul 1980
Funeral services for Frank Lewis Grigsby, 38, who died July 17, 1980 at his residence on Route 1 Ardmore were held at 12:00 noon Sunday, July 20 at Abraham McKissack Memorial Chapel in Queen Ann Funeral Home. Interment in Elkton Cemetery. Rev. Ray White officiated.
Mr. Grigsby was the son of the late Henry Lewis Grigsby; He is survived by his mother, Mrs. Lucy May Harney Grigsby; one sister, Miss Barbara Faye Grigsby; grandmother, Mrs. Daisy Stevenson, all of Ardmore; aunt, Mrs. Maggie Sharpe, Nashville; three great-aunts, Mrs. Minnie Jackson, Mrs. Lethie Mae McCollum, Louisville, Ky., Mrs. Tennie Mae Nelson, Nashville; three uncles, J. D. Harney, O. C. Garrett, Tom Garrett, all of Chicago, Ill.

GRIMES, Margaret Horton OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 11 Feb 1986
Mrs. Margaret Horton Grimes, 58, of Indianapolis, Ind., died Sunday, Feb. 2, 1986, in Indianapolis. Funeral services were held Friday, Feb. 7, at People's Funeral Home in Indianapolis with burial in that city. Mrs. Grimes was a native of Lynnville.
Local survivors include a daughter, Miss Mackie Mae Duke of Lynnville; a brother, Woodrow Horton of Columbia.

GRISHAM, Moses Hollis OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 10 Oct 1989
Mr. Moses Hollis Grisham, 78, of Pulaski, died Wednesday, Oct. 4, 1989, at Huntsville General Hospital. Funeral services were held Friday, Oct. 6, at Carr and Erwin Chapel with Andy Brown officiating. Burial was in Giles Memory Garden.
A native of Alabama, Mr. Grisham was the son of the late S. W. and Otis Pierce Grisham. He was retired from Maremont-Gabriel Corporation and was a World War II veteran.
Survivors include his wife, Naydene Grisham of Pulaski; two sons, Wayne Grisham of Missouri, Andy Grisham of Pulaski; two daughters, Betty Guyse of Guntersville, Ala., Miss Linda Grisham of Pulaski; one brother, Johnny Grisham of Alabama; four grandchildren.

GROSS, Andrew OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 30 Oct 1984

Andrew Gross, 72, Pulaski, died on Saturday, October 27, 1984, at Hillside Hospital. A native of Eperjeske, Hungary, he was the son of the late Morice and Janka Fulop Gross. He was a merchant, having operated Elaine's clothing store in Pulaski for 45 years.
Graveside services were held at 3 p.m. Sunday, October 28, in Nashville with Marshall-Donnelly-Combs Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include his brother, Lester Gross of Pulaski; one sister, Margaret Schwartz, Brooklyn, New York; two nieces and two nephews.

GROSS, Dora Shapiro Newsline 07 Jul 1987
Dora Gross, 78, of 312 Hicks Cut Road, Pulaski, TN, died June 29, 1987, at her residence. Graveside funeral services were held July 1 at 1:00 p.m. at Greenlawn Cemetery in Atlanta, GA.
Mrs. Gross was born January 1, 1909 in Lithuania to the late Aaion and Ethel R. Katz Shapiro. She came to America in 1920 and lived in Giles County for 50 years. Mrs. Gross was a member of the Shearith Israel Synagogue, Nashville and Temple David, Tampa, FL. She was a member of Hadassah and Farm Bureau Ladies of which she served on the Board of Directors. She and her husband owned and operated Elaine's Shop and Etta Ray's Shop.
Survivors include her husband, Lester Gross; two daughters, Etta Ray Hirsch and Elaine Thorn both of Atlanta; one sister, Mrs. Rachel Grant of Ft. Lauderdale, FL; one brother, Mr. Abe Shapiro of Birmingham, AL; and three grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Dora Gross Building Fund of the Giles County Farm Bureau.

GROVES, Lela Nadine Searcy OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 20 May 1986
Mrs. Lela Nadine Groves, 64, of Pulaski, died Tuesday, May 13, 1986, at her residence.
Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Thursday, May 15, at Anderson, Garrett and Boyd Funeral Home in Joelton, Tenn., with interment in Forest Lawn Cemetery in Goodlettsville. Bennett May Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
A native of Sumner County, Mrs. Groves was the daughter of the late Luther and Eula Lee Walker Searcy.
Survivors include her husband, J. L. Groves of Pulaski; two daughters, Mrs. Judy Robinson of Pulaski, Mrs. Regina Leighton of Whites Creek community of Davidson County; one son, John Groves of Pulaski; six grandchildren.

GRUBBS, Grace OBITUARY: The Pulaski Citizen, 30 Jan 1980
Miss Grace Grubbs, 91, of Pulaski died Tuesday, January 15 at Fairhaven Nursing Home. Funeral rites were held Thursday at 2:00 p. m. at Bennett-May Chapel with the Rev. Marcus Nickell officiating. Interment followed in Maplewood Cemetery.
Miss Grubbs, a Giles County native, was the daughter of the late L. S. and Sue Ella Portress Grubbs.
Survivors include two brothers, Raymond Grubbs and Edward Grubbs of Pulaski; several nieces