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

June 2010 updates (not necessarily June 2010 deaths.)



ARLINGTON CEMETERY

BASSHAM, Norma Jean, 20 Sep 1937 - 10 Jun 2010. (Maury Co. native; d/o late Floyd Bell Bassham and Myrtle Nichols Isabel Bassham.)

NICHOLSON, Ruth Finney, 12 Mar 1922 - 17 Jun 2010. (Maury Co. native; d/o late Edward & James Melissa Hodge Finney; w/o Eddie Thomas "E.T." Nicholson married for 63 yrs. until he died on 8 Sep 2002; preceded in death by granddaughter Vicky Nicholson, son-in-law Curtis Roberts, daughter-in-law Phyllis Nicholson and sister Ann King.)

TUCKER, Lonnie Mac, 16 Oct 1924 - 12 Jun 2010. (Lawrence Co. native; s/o James A. and Naomi Collier Tucker; attended school in Summertown, Tn.; mar. Dorothy Green Nichols on 26 Mar 1965 in Columbia; retired Union Carbide Plant in 1989; Veteran US Navy, WWII; preceded in death by grandson Randy Nichols, sisters Helen Vacha, Lois Holloway, Mary Blue and Katherine Tucker, and brother Jimmy Tucker.)


LOVELL, Mildred Johnson, 7 Jun 1921 - 31 May 2010. (Maury Co. native; d/o Harvey and Rena Nance Johnson; w/o George W. Lovell.)

McGAW, Anna Burnett, 29 Oct 1925 - 2 Jun 2010. (Gordonsburg, Tn. native; d/o late Leslie Hardin Burnett and mary Bond Burnett; w/o late Samuel Marshall "Mike" McGaw; grad. of Brenau University and Bowling Green Business College; member of James K. Polk Association; preceded in death by dau. Mary Anna Neal and brothers, Leslie Hardin "Bud" Burnett and John William "Bucky" Burnett)

SCOTT, Ruby Kennedy, 9 Apr 1930 - 31 May 2010. (Maury Co. native; d/o Ernest "Toots" and Artie Mae Brown Kennedy; retired custodian at Vol State Community College in Gallatin, Tn.; preceded in death by sister mary Elizabeth "Libby" Gray.)

BUFORD CEMETERY

BENNETT, Lillian "Tinky" Hughes, 25 jAN 1948 - 5 Jun 2010. (Williamson Co. Tn. native; d/o late Leo Hughes & Mildred Holland Hughes; member of Thompson Station Church of Christ.)
 

MORTON CEMETERY

HARDISON, Rodney Porter, 26 Feb 1970- 3 Jun 2010. (Maury Co. native; s/o Arthur Calvin Hardison and Betty Cheek Hardison; grad. of Culleoka High School, attended Columbia State Community Collete and earned his Bachelors Degree at Tenn. Tech.; mat to Alicia Brooks Hardison.)

 

NEOPOLIS CEMETERY

ROGERS, William E. "Bud", 17 Jun 1937 - 15 Jun 2010. (Giles Co. native; s/o late Eugene and Martha Abernathy Rogers; retired mechanic from Columbia Radiator; Veteran US Army; preceded in death by brother Andrew "Andy" Rogers.)


William "Bud" Rogers (photos lost in transfer)

POLK MEMORIAL GARDENS

CHILDRESS, Sandra "Sandy" Parigin, 5 Jun 1966 - 28 May 2010. (Williamson Co. native; grad. of Overton High School employed as a FDCPA Compliance Specialist for Professional Account Services, Inc.; mar. 9 Jun 1999 to James L. "Jim" Childress; preceded in death by mother Barbara Love, maternal grandparents Estell and Oscar Love, paternal grandparents Novelle and W.H. "Slim: Parigin, grandather D.W. Northcutt, step-daughter Amanda Kincaid and step-brother Richard Davis.)

COLLINS, Desdie M., 2 Nov 1946 - 3 Jun 2010. (Maury Co. native; d/o late Milton and Louise Riddell Cravey; w/o late John T. Collins; when her mother died she was raised by her Aunt Katherine Smith; preceded in death by daughter Tina Louise Collins.)

CROWDER, William Haggard "Bill", 17 Feb 1926 - 16 Jun 2010. (Lawrence Co. native; s/o late William Haggard Crowder and Alberta George Crowder; grad. of Lee Co. High School  & Auburn University in Auburn, Al., retired owner-operator of B & C Tire Service; Veteran US Marine Corps 1944-1946 serving in South Pacific; mar. 60 yrs. to Lucile Hoffman "Toots" Crowder.)

DAVIS, Randall E., 26 Mar 1958 - 23 Jun 2010. (Lawrence Co. native; s/o John H. "Jr." and Gaynell Keener Davis; electrician & plumber for a private Co. in Murfreesboro; grad. of Mt. Pleasant High School; preceded in death by brother Gary Wayne Davis, nephews, Joshua and Justin Ryan Davis.)

GROOMS, Josephine, 4 Jan 1924 - 21 Jun 2010. (Mt. Pleasant, Maury Co., Tn. native; d/o late Sydney Bond and Mamie McKennon Estes; w/o late James C. Groom; preceded in death by brother Eural, L.D., and Homer Estes and sisters, Mattie Potts, Pauline Boshers, Vera Boshers, and Reba Odom.)

HANEY, Ann Johnson Huckaby, 13 Jun 1924 - 2 Jun 2010. (Maury Co. native; d/o Augustus "Gus" Nichols Johnson and Carrie Riggins Johnson; w/o James "Jim" Haney; owner and operator of Ann's Uniform Boutique in Columbia; preceded in death by sister, margaret J. Ashton.)

INGRUM, Bobby E., 31 Aug 1936 - 28 May 2010.(Maury Co. native; s/o late Albert & Elise Hudgins Ingrum; mar. late Shirley Kelley Ingrum; grad. Central High School; farmer, awarded farmer of the year in 1971 by Maury Co. Soil & Conservation; Veteran U.S.Army; preceded in death by brother Kenneth Ingrum.)

KEENER, Drewey J., 3 Jun 1924 - 10 Jun 2010. (Lawrence Co. native; s/o late Jessie and Jeanery Flippo Keener and h/o Bobbie McNally Keener; retired from Rhone Poulenc; owned and operated Ace Hardware in Mt. Pleasant; preceded in death by brother A.D. Woodall.)
 

SMITH, Connie Shackelford, 20 Aug 1954 - 20 Jun 2010. (Nunnelly native; d/o Peggy Conner Ayers and late William Redden; worked at Maury Regional Medical Center; mar. to Donald L. Smith; preceded in death by a son, William Ryan Shackelford on 25 Nov 1995.)


WEST, Ellen Caroline McMeen, 21 Oct 1924 - 5 Jun 2010. (Maury Co. native; d/o Henry Hadley McMeen and Lettie Field McMeen; grad. of Columbia Central High School and Columbia Business College; worked building airplanes for the war effort in WWII; seamstress for Parks-Belk Co.; mar. 24 Dec 1952 to Ive L. "I.L." West Jr. and ended after 57 yrs. with his death June 15, 2009; preceded in death by brothers, Mahlon, Marvin, Melvin, Monroe, Frank and A.J. McMeen.)

PISGAH CEMTERY

HIMES, Mattie Virginia Runions, 1 Mar 1920 - 4 Jun 2010. (Maury Co. native; d/o late Thomas Jefferson Runions and Pearl McNabb Runions; w/o late Webb Hill Himes; preceded in death by sons, James Webb, Edward Lewis Himes; granddaughters, Anita Kay Shrader and Carol Lee Himes, she was the aunt of Peggy McNabb who contributes to this site.) 

POTT CEMETERY KINDERHOOK

BURGETT, Ray, d. 26 May 2010. (Maury Co. native; s/o late James Robert and Sara Massey Burgett; mar. to Janice Potts Burgett; retired forman with Osco Environmental Co.;preceded in death by sisters, Sara Dillon and Faye Burgett, brother James Burgett.)

REECE CHAPEL CEMETERY

JACKSON, Robbie Lee Cates, 7 May 1960 - 12 Jun 2010. (d/o Maudie Hickman Cates & late Velton Cates; preceded in death by sister Mary Lou Cates, and brothers Jimmy Davis, Villie Cates, David Cates and Terry Cates.)
 


ROSE HILL CEMETERY

BROOKS, Carl Edward Sr., 30 Jun 1943 - 1 Jun 2010. (Maury Co. native; s/o Tillman Odell Brooks and Margaret Grimes Brooks; grad. of Culleoka High School; associate with Southway Auto Sales; part-time at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home; mar. 48 yrs to Margaret Grissom Brooks; preceded in death by brothers, Jerry, and John Brooks.)

DAVIS, William James "Bear", Jr., 23 Nov 1952 - 24 Jun 2010. (Maury Co. native; s/o Williams James Davis, Sr. and mary Knight Davis; grad. of Columbia Central High School and attended CSCS and Austin Peay University; retired from Monsanto, formerly a Deputy with Maury/Williamson Co. Sheriff's Dept and probation officer of DTS Probation Services; member of Fruity of the Vine, Columbia Elks Lodge and Am. Legion; mar. to Linda Dalton Davis.)

MAYO, Willa Dean Potts, 8 Oct 1949 - 7 Jun 2010. (Maury Co. native; d/o late O.G. & Jewell Medley Potts; 1968 grad. of Columbia Central High School and completed nurses training at Maury Co. Hospital; mar. 40 yrs to George Thomas Mayo, III.)

STANLEY, Hilda Ward, 27 Aug 1912 - 3 Jun 2010. (Mobile, Al. native; d/o late William Moses Ward and Maude Anna Crane Ward; grad. of University of Georgia in Athens in 1931; employment interviewer for the Tn. State Dept of Employment; office manager for Stanley Televison Service; mar. to William Elton Stanley 11 Mar 1933 he died 10 Jun 1989.)

WITHEROW, Vernon Frank, 5 May 1921 - 20 Jun 2020. (Giles Co. native; s/o of late George Witherow and Lela Johnson Witherow; Veteran WWII, U. S. Navy Seabees and member of Herbert Griffin Am. Legion Post #19; mar. 69 years to Edna House Witherow; preceded in death by son Vernon Dailey Witherow, sister, Eleanor Witherow and brothers, Maston, Petty, Carlos, and Lowell Witherow.)

SANTA FE CEMETERY

BAKER, Vera Mae Booker Ladd, 19 Apr 1921 - 31 May 2010. (Hickman Co. native; d/o Jay R.B. Booker and Eva Warf Booker; 1st mar. to Roy Lindell Ladd Sr. who died 5 Mar 1983; 2nd to Dickson Baker; inspector for E.I. DuPont Chemical Co.; preceded in death by brothers, Meeks and Paul Booker, sister Ruth Booker and stepson, Larry Baker.)

SPENCER HILL CEMETERY

WORKMAN, Annie Mae, 25 Oct 1925 - 21 Jun 2010. (Killen, Al. native; d/o late Henry and Mattie Lillie Wisdom Chapman; w/o late Malcolm Montgomery "Coon Man" Cummins and Arnold Workman; preceded in death by sisters, Katie Odom and Virginia Chapman and brothers, Floyd, Wilson, Lester, James and Brown Chapman.)

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GIBSONVILLE, CEMETERY, GILES COUNTY

THURMAN, Odell, 13 Jun 1920 - no date. (shares stone with Doris Thurman) 8271

update:

THURMAN, (William) Odell, 13 Jun 1920 - 18 Jun 2010.. (Giles Co. native; s/o late Johnn Lee Thurman and Louise Hickman Thurman; Veteran U.S. Army, WWII from 1942-1943; member of: Disable Am. Veterans Chapter 22, Blinded Veterans Association, and American Legion; married Doris Trice Thurman on 11 Jan 1942 and shares stone with Doris Thurman) 8271

 

LYNNWOOD CEMETERY, GILES COUNTY

COPELAND, Elizabeth A., 26 Nov 1908 - 2 Aug 2001. (wife of Edgar N. Copeland) section B 2626

update:

COPELAND, Elizabeth A.(Alice), 26 Nov 1908 - 2 Aug 2001. (Nee: Elizabeth Alice "Betty-Lizzie" Gustin; d/o William Isaiah Gustin and Leora Frailey Gustin; wife of Edgar N. Copeland. Note: maiden name and family member information shared by e-mail from Tom Hoot  thoot@nationwide.net) section B 2626

add on:

HICKMAN, W.T., 23 Jun 1927 - 13 Jun 2010. (Maury Co. native; s/o Raymond Carmack Hickman and Lois Hubbell Hickman; attended Jones High School; h/o Lois Brown Hickman; owner-operator of W.T. Hickman Market in Lynnville.)

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SHORES MEMORIAL GARDEN, GILES COUNTY

McGEE, Luthene, d. 12 Jun 2010. (d/o late Floyd & Thelma Henderson Wray and retired surgical nurse at Hillside Hospital.)

Photo & Information compiled from various sources by Mary Bob McClain Richardson 15 Jul 2010.