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MAURY & Some GILES COUNTY TENNESSEE - OBITUARY UPDATES TO THE GRAVESTONES
 

November 2009 updates (not necessarily November 2009 deaths.)

 

CEDAR HILL CEMETERY

ALLEY, Jennifer Church, 1 Jan 1947 - 17 Nov 2009. (Cross Bridges community native; dau. of Ona Sue Holden Church and Joe Hollan Church; 1966 grad of Hampshire High School; retired from Bell South.)

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HINES, Mary Katherine (Baxter), 29 May 1930 - 22 Nov 2009. (Maury Co. native; dau. of William Herbert Baxter, Sr. and Luvenda Anderson Baxter;married to Floyd Edward Hines 9 Nov 1946 he died 26 Aug 1992.) (4793)

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FRIENDSHIP CEMETERY

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ANDREWS, Waymon, 3 Sep 1937 - no date, Sec 2

ANDREWS, Joe Waymond, 3 Sep 1937 - 15 Nov 2009. (Maury Co. native; son of Joe Eros Andrews and Rubye madewell Andrews; 1955 grad. of Culleoka High School and served in the Tenn. National Guard for 13 yrs.; drove school bus for 35 yrs.; mar. 55 yrs. to Carolyn Dugger Andrews.)

 

HALL, Johnny Dwight "J.D.", d. 4 Dec 2009. (son of Mildred Christine Jones Hall Tillery and John Granville Hall; preceded in death by son John "Bart" Hall.)

 

YOUNG, Lota, 2 May 1920 - 27 Aug 2008. (Maury Co. native; dau. of Jasper Claude Medkif and Elizabeth Foster Medkiff Bray; married 3 Jul 1937 to Jack Young, he died 8 Jul 1998' she was preceded in death by sisters, Faye Attkinson and Virgie Ann Shelton; brothers, Ewell F. Medkiff and James Perry Medkiff, Sr.) Sec 3

 

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FLY CEMETERY

REESE, Gary Houston, 25 Jul 1957 - 15 Nov 2009. (Maury Co. native; son of Marvin Knox Reese and mary Irene Fly Reese; driver for Pro-Drivers of Nashville; survived by his loving mate, Catha Watkins Reese.)

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JONES CEMETERY

FOX, Renae Ring, 6 May 1961 - 4 Dec 2009. (Maury Co. native; dau. of Sherry Faye Connelly Ring & Aubary Dale Ring who died in 2008; 1979 grad of Columbia Central High School; mar. to Randy Fox on 19 Jul 1980.)

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KNOB CREEK CEMETERY

SHAW, Mrs. Marion Jean Haywood, 27 may 1928 - 16 Nov 2009. (Maury Co. native; dau. of John L. Haywood and Irene Galloway Haywood; mar. to Joseph Jacobs "Joe" Shaw, who preceded her in death on 3 Jul 1990, also preceded in death by sisters, Ann Brown, Carolyn Nix, Edwina Tapper and two grandchildren, Ralston and John Emmett Shaw.)

 

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HAYWOOD, Irene G.(Galloway), 24 Mar 1911 - 26 May 1976. Mother, (Dau. Benton F. & Nettie Fraser Galloway; mar. John L. Haywood in 1925.)

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McCAINS CEMETERY

FOSTER, James William "J.W.", 10 Jul 1956 - 8 Nov 2009. (Charleston, W.Va. native; son of Mary Margaret Erwin Lovell and Monroe Lovell; pilot for Paragon Air Freight; 1974 grad. of Columbia Military Academy; Veteran US Navy serving until 1979.)

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LYNNWOOD,

WHITE, Justin Daniel "Duke", 5 Aug 2000 - 15 Nov 2009. (Giles Co. native; son of Joddie Daniel and Karen Elizabeth Allen White; preceded in death by maternal great grandfather, Wilson Allen, maternal great grandmother, Beulah Ross Allen, paternal grandfather, Roy D. White, paternal grandmother, Ruth Kennemore White and uncle Robert Keith Allen.)

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POLK MEMORIAL GARDENS

DAWSON, W.D., 1 Jun 1938 - 2 Nov 2009. (Maury Co. native; son of Kelsie Earl Dawson, Sr. and Martha W. Dawson; 1956 grad. of Hampshire High School; Verteran U.S. Navy, U.S.S. Conway; devoted love Debbie Peterson; preceded in death by brother Earl Dawson, Jr.)

FARRIS, George Luther, 31 Jan 1919 - 31 Oct 2009.  (Maury Co. native: son of Sewell Walker Farris and Mattie Louise Edwards Farris; Veteran U.S. Army, WWII, Squad leader for the 30th Inf. Div. 117th Inf. Regiment, 3rd Battalion Co. 1, Staff Sgt., Bronze Star, Purple Heart, American Defense Medal, American Campaign Medal, EAME Theatre Medal, 3 Bronze Battle Stars and Sharp Shooter Badge; Herbert Griffin Am. Legion Post #19; mar. 66 yrs. to Dana Chapman Farris; preceded in death by sister Willa Mae Akin and brother Porter Farris.)

 

Geo. L. Farris

 

JONES, John Douglas "Doug", 6 Aug 1953 - 7 Nov 2009. (Lawrence Co. native; grad. of Mt. Pleasant High School; mar. to Vickie Crews Jones whom he married 7 Jun 1974.)

LOVELESS, Ferrell Deason "Dee", 24 Mar 1918 - 7 Nov 2009. (Lewis Co. Tn. native; son of Mavis Poore Loveless and W.H. Loveless; 1936 grad. of Lewis Co. High School; Veteran U.S. Army, 14 Jan 1942, serving in the cavalry in the Southwest Pacific, Purple Heart; member of Herbert Friffin Am. Legion Post #19, and D.A.V; mar. 63 years to Oneita Graves Loveless, who he married 4 May 1946; preceded in death by parents, brothers, Claigett , Bauman, Springer, Billy, and Jack Loveless, sisters Sloise Carroll, Sannie Odil and Betty Simpson.)

McNEESE, Myrtle Davis, 23 Feb 1925 - 18 Nov 2009. (Giles Co. native; dau. of Turney Davis and Virginia Smith Davis; grad of Jones High School in Lynnville and Columbia Business College; preceded in death by hus. D.J. McNeese, Jr. on 19 Mar 1992, brothers, Cecil, Noble and Joe Wayne Davis.)

McNICHOLS, Charles Delos, d. 22 Nov 2009. (Hamilton Co. native; son of Richard Wallace McNichols and Gladys Elaine Stephens McNichols; mar. 29 Aug 1957 to Susan Theresa Curtis; grad. University of Tenn; Veteran U.S. Navy, Korean, 3rd Class Hospital Corpsman; CPA and counselor for the Tenn. Dept of Human Services.)

VANTREASE, Elizabeth "Lizzie" Pauline Brown, 2 Sep 1953 - 2 Dec 2009. (dau. of Edgar and Eula Jewell Brown; mar. to Timothy Vantrease father of her son; grad. Columbia Central High School in 1971; Attended Columbia State Community College where she earned an Associate of Applied Science for Respiratory Care; preceded in death by her mother who died in 1994.)

WHITING, Imogene "Jeanne" Bailey Rummans, d. 13 Nov 2009 in Sanford, Fl. (Maury Co. native; dau. of John Cody Bailey and Josephine McGaugh Bailey; 1944 grad. of Columbia Central High School, attended David Lipscomb University, UCLA, and the University of California at Berkley; retired registered nurse; preceded in death by dau. Mary Rummans Grace and husbands, William DeLosson Rummans, Jr.,Dr. Kenneth R. Whiting and Robert S. Whiting.)

YATES, Jo Ann Watson, d. 24 Nov 2009. ( Parma, Missouri native; dau. of William Watson and Willie Oliver Watson; mar. 52 yrs. to Thomas Alexander Yates; preceded in death by sister Dean Belew.)

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OAKLEY (H.P.) CEMETERY

SLAUGHTER, Clara M., 8 Nov 1919 - no other date.

SLAUGHTER, Clara Mae Malugin, 8 Nov 1919 - 21 Nov 2009. (Hickman Co., Primm Springs Community native; dau. of Dave C. Malugin and Maude McCanless Malugin; mar. 11 may 1937 to Austin Slaughter, they were married 75 yrs until his death 15 Jan 2008; preceded in death by son David Murphy Slaughter, grandson Joseph Dean Slaughter, sister Wilene Roberts, and brother James Malugin.)

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ROSE HILL CEMETERY

CHILDREY, Thomas Claude "Bud" Jr., 20 Feb 1928 - 12 Nov 2009. (Maury Co. native; son of Thomas Claude Childrey, Sr. and Maury Rittenberry Childrey; 1946 grad of Columbia Central High School; preceded in death by son Jeffrey Wayne Childrey, Sr.)

Thomas Claude Childrey Jr.

 

KELLEY, Mary Jones, 29 Sep 1917 - ----. (Married 3 Jun 1956. Block 'H'

KELLEY, Mary Edith Johns, 29 Sep 1917 - 21 Nov 2009. (Cross Bridges Community native; dau. of Porter B. Johns Sr., and Liza Jane Lynn Johns; grad. of Hampshire High School, earned a B.S. degree in Education from Middle Tenn. State Univ., taught for 38 yrs. in Maury Co. school system at Elmore, Campbell Station, Zion, Union Grove, Woodrow and Water Valley and Santa Fe; mar. Archie Poter Kelley on 3 Jun 1956, he died 15 Feb 1969; preceded in death by siblings, Gertrude Jones Nash, Porter Johns, Jr. and Mahlon Johns.) Block H

 

MURPHY, Sarah E. Dodson, 18 May 1922 - no date. Block "U"

MURPHY, Sarah E.(Elizabeth) Dotson, 18 May 1922 - 3 Nov 2009. (Giles Co. native; dau. of George Washington Dotson and Emma Louise Pillow Dotson; grad. of Giles Co. High School, Nurse; mar. 1944 to Harold William Murphy, Sr. who preceded her in death 31 Dec 1976.)

PAUL, Marion Hamlin, d. 4 Nov 2009. (Maury Co. native; son of Arthur Lee Paul and Vera Smith Paul; mar. 60 yrs. to Lorraine Gifford Paul; preceded in death by sisters Ethel Chumley, Irene Lovell, Connis Messick, Marjorie McVicker, brother Ronald C. Paul and brother in law J.B. Gifford.) Block U

 

WILLIAMS, James Dugger Sr., 18 Oct 1923 - 15 Nov 2009. (Maury Co. native; son of James Williams and Sarah Hicks Dugger Williams; 1942 grad of Columbia Central High School; retired US Postal Service mail carrier; Veteran US Army, Headquarters Battery, 55th Field Artillery Battalion & later 25th Inf. Div., WWII Victory Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, American Theatre Ribbon, AP Theatre Ribbon, two Bronze Service Stars, Philippine Liberation Ribbon and Bronze Star.; mar. 62 yrs. to Willa Frances Morrow Williams.)

 

WILLIAMS, Murray London, d. 20 Nov 2009. (Maury Co. native; son of Malcolm Williams, Sr. and Elora Hil Williams; preceded in death by brother Clyde Moody Williams.)

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SANTA FE CEMETERY

MONTGOMERY, Hazel McCandless, 24 Jan 1935 - 25 Nov 2009. (Maury Co. native; dau. of James William McCandless and mary Alice Griggs McCandless; 1952 grad. of Santa Fe High School; retired Vice Pres. of Operations at Educators Credit Union, owned and operated Creekview Farms Bed and Breakfast on Leipers Creek Rd.; mar. 59 yrs. to Ronald Montgomery;preceded in death by brothers Ernest Lloyd, William Carl McCandless and Mary Jane McCandless.) 

 

THOMPSON, Kenneth Franklin, 30 Aug 1935 - 6 Nov 2009. (1954 grad. Santa Fe High School; Veteran US Army; member of Benton Masonic Lodge and the Columbia Wagon Wheelers; mar. 54 yrs. to Shirley Givens Thompson; preceded in death by mother Maude Thompson.)

 

WOODY, John Burton, 17 Sep 1922 - 7 Nov 2009. (Santa Fe native; son of John Newton Woody and Sammie Pauline Pigg Woody; 1941 grad. of Santa Fe High School as Valedictorian; Veteran of WWII, US Army Air Corps, serving in India and Burma Theatres of Operation; U.S. Postal Service rural mail carrier for over 30 yrs; chairman of Maury Co. Library Board; member of the Santa Fe Cemetery Board, Herbert Griffin American Legion Post #19; ,mar. 63yrs. to Gladys McMeen Woody on 7 Jun 1946; preceded in death by brothers, Allen, Jefferson and Henry Paul Woody.)

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SCRIBNER'S MILL CEMETERY

PARRISH, Jeff A., d. 26 Nov 2009. (Maury Co. native; son of Clebert Parrish and Louise Scribner Parrish.)

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SHIRES MEMORIAL CEMETERY

CHUNN, Bessie Lee Kerr, d. 18 Nov 2009. (Marshall Co. native; dau. of Robert L. Kerr and Lela Estella Ratcliff Kerr; 1947 grad. of Spring Hill High School; mar. 24 May 1947 to Chester Odell Chunn who died on 16 Jan 2003; preceded in death by g. grandson Michael Chunn, sister, Mary Frances Kerr Harris and brothers, J.W., Bob and Jessie Kerr.)

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 CHUNN, Chester Odell, 10 Sep 1922 - 16 Jan 2003. Military Marker: "Tec 4 US Army, World War II." (U. Marker; Oaks & Nichols Funeral Home; hus. of Bessie Lee Kerr Chunn, who died 18 Nov 2009.) 9691/9692

 

Photo & Information compiled from various sources as noted by Mary Bob McClain Richardson.