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Mr. William James “Bill” Caldwell, 89

Mr. William James “Bill” Caldwell, 89, retired employee of Monsanto Chemical Company and resident of Cranford Hollow Road in the Bear Creek Community, died Monday, July 28, 2003, at NHC Hillview.

Funeral services will be conducted at 12:00 noon, Thursday, at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Jack White and Ewing Neelley officiating. Burial will be in Hardison Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Wednesday after 2:00 P.M. at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to New Lasea Church of Christ Building Fund. Notes of sympathy may be sent to the family at

The Maury County native was the son of the late James Caldwell and Emma Harris Caldwell. He was married for fifty-six years to Lurlene Brown Caldwell who preceded him in death on October 2, 1992. He was a member of New Lasea Church of Christ where he served as an elder for many years.

Survivors include a daughter, Janet (Jimmie) Lamar of Columbia; a son, William Howard “Billy” (Anna) Caldwell of Columbia; a brother, John Caldwell of Columbia; two sisters, Pearl Walters of Santa Fe, Esther Mae Harris of Tullahoma; five grandchildren, Karla (Ken) Hardison, Delia Bearden, Paul Lamar, Dale Lamar all of Columbia, Melody (Bob) Lawler of Lavergne; and six great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by three brothers, Robert Caldwell, L.S. “Step” Harris, Leonard Caldwell and two sisters, Rhoda Brady and Ruby Caldwell.

Pallbearers will be Paul Lamar, Dale Lamar, Ken Hardison, Allen Brown, Tony Hie and Harold Delk. Honorary pallbearers will be elders and deacons of New Lasea Church of Christ and retired employees of Monsanto Chemical Company

Evelyn Mills


MILLS, Evelyn. 12 Oct 1925 – 5 Apr 2008. (Maury Co. native; dau Herman & Suly Fitzgerald McKinney.) Interred in Hardison Cemetery

Mrs. Evelyn O. McKinney Bonee Mills, age 82, a resident of w. Willow St in Columbia, went to home to be with her Lord on Saturday, April 5, 2008.

Graveside services for Mrs. Mills will be conducted Tuesday April 8, 2008 at 1:00 PM at the Hardison Cemetery with Bro. Elmer Lusk officiating. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 10:00 Am to 12:30 PM at the Williams Funeral Home in Columbia.

The Maury County native was the daughter of the late Herman and Suly Fitzgerald McKinney. She was a retired seamstress with Tennessee Knitting Mills and a member of Eastside Church of Christ.

She is survived by a son: Michael Bonee of Columbia; sister: Nell Knolton of Columbia; grandson: Mike Bonee of Columbia; great grandson: Ryan Bonee of Columbia; many nieces and nephews.

 Information sent in by Mary Bob McClain Richardson 8/31/07, 6/27/08