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Selected Obituaries
Portland Leader
3 January, 2007 -
26 December 2007

Submitted by Jan J. Barnes
2007

The obituaries offered below are partial listings from the Portland Leader.  Only information of genealogical significance has been posted.

January 3, 2007

George Harris LEHMAN, age 79, of Portland died Saturday, December 23, 2006.  Born June 8, 1927 in Cross Plains, Tn., he was the son of the late George Lehman and Whrena (Harris) Lehman.  Mr. Lehman served in the US Army in WWII and was retired from Amerigas Propane Company of Springfield and McKee Banking Co., served as Commander of Portland American Legion Post for five years and attended Byrams Chapel Church. Graveside service was at Restlawn Memory Gardens, Franklin, Ky. Sunday, December 24, 2006.

January 10, 2007

Annie Viola PERDUE, age 92 of Franklin, Ky. died Friday, December 29, 2006 at the Sumner Regional Hospital. A native of Simpson County, she was the daughter of the late Lon and Elizabeth Grainger Thaxton.  She was the widow of Tillman Perdue and worked at Franklin Hospital in house keeping and as a cook at Lincoln Elementary and was a member of Calvary Baptist Church.  Funeral services were held Sunday, December 31, 2006 with burial in Greenlawn Cemetery.

Donald Earl ANDERSON, 67, of Portland died on Friday, December 29, 2006 at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville. The Sumner County native was born on August 5, 1939 to the late Eva (Woodward) and Gillis Anderson.  He was an engineer and a former Portland City Councilman.  A memorial service was held on Tuesday, January 2, 2007 at Portland Funeral Chapel.

Mr. Snider PERRY, age 88, of Portland died Thursday, January 4, 2007 at the Medical Center in Franklin, Ky.  A native of Simpson County, he was the son of the late Modest Perry and the late Mary Snider Perry.  He as the husband of the late Ola Peggy Hinton.  Mr. Perry, a farmer, was a member of the Mitchellville General Baptist Church.  Funeral services were held Sunday, January 8, 2007 at Booker-Gilbert Funeral Home followed by burial in the Blue Door Church Cemetery.

James Horace MALLORY, Sr. age 84, of Estero, Fl. passed away Saturday, January 6, 2007 at Life Care Center of Estero.  Born November 5, 1922, he was preceded in death by his wife, Cora Ellen Busch Mallory.  Graveside service was held Wednesday, January 10, 2007 at Old Brush Cemetery.

January 17, 2007

Gracie Lee Binion HAUSKINS, 92, of Indianapolis, Ind., formerly of Franklin, Ky., passed away on Friday, January 12, 2007 at Community Hospital South in Indianapolis.  The Smith County, Tennessee native was the daughter of the late Odell Scott and Effie Mae Raines Binion.  She was formerly employed by Allen Garment Company and was a member of Emmanuel Missionary Baptist Church in Portland.  She was preceded in death by her husband, James Leslie Hauskins.  Funeral services were held on Monday, January 15, 2007 at Crafton Funeral Home in Franklin, Ky.  Burial was in Pleasant Hill Cemetery.

Betty Jean BASKERVILLE, 71, of Portland passed away on Saturday, January 13, 2007.  The Indianapolis, Ind. native was born to the late Harold and Irene Bertha Rouse Doughty.  She was previously employed by Sumner Regional Medical Center.  She was preceded in death by brothers Frankie Doughty and Marvin Doughty. Funeral services were held on Tuesday, January 16, 2007 at the chapel of Gallatin Funeral Home.

Jessica LeeAnn MOORE, age 25, of Portland died Saturday, January 13, 2007 at Portland Medical Center.  She was a secretary for an auto repair business.  Funeral services were at central Church of Christ on Tuesday, January 16, 2007 with interment at Morrison Cemetery.

Hazel Christine BIGGS, age 85, of Cottontown died Thursday, January 11, 2007 at Sumner Regional Medical Center.  The Sumner County native was born November 5, 1920, to the late Charles Hardin and Bessie (Rogers) Hardin.  She was preceded in death by husband, Elwin Cleon Biggs and son, Allen Wayne Biggs.  Funeral services were held at Portland Funeral Chapel Sunday, January 14, 2007.  Interment followed at Halltown Cemetery.

Brenda Young HARRIS, 62, of Lebanon passed away Tuesday, January 9, 2007 at her residence.  The Sumner County native was born on December 15, 1944 to the late William Hoyte and Ethel Louise Young.  She was preceded in death by her brother, William Harold Young and grandson, John William Hoyte Lamb.  Funeral services were held on Friday, January 12, 2007 at Wilkinson-Wiseman Funeral Home.  Interment was at Maple Hill Cemetery.

January 24, 2007

Polly Sue KITCHENS of Portland passed away on Tuesday, January 16, 2007 at Franklin Medical Center in Franklin, Ky.  The Sumner County native was born to the late Willie and Marry Knight.  She was an insurance representative for Woodmen of the World Insurance Company.  She was preceded in death by her daughter, Vivian Elaine Kitchens; sister Patricia Ann Knight Marquis; and granddaughter, Ruth Marielynn Brown.  Funeral services were held on Friday, January 19, 2007 at Wilkinson-Wiseman Funeral Home.  Interment was at Mitchellville General Baptist Church Cemetery.

Alma June BYINGTON, 59, of Hendersonville passed away on Monday, January 15, 2007 at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville.  The Kentucky native was born on March 19, 1947 to the late Henon Blair and Ruth (Chapman) Blair.  She was a cosmetology instructor.  Funeral services were held on Friday, January 19, 2007 at Portland Funeral Chapel.

Louise Roark HOLLAND, 85, of Ft. Pierce, Fla., formerly of Portland, passed away on Saturday, January 6, 2007. The Westmoreland native was born on September 3, 1921 to the late Herman B. Roark and Vercie Keen Roark. She is preceded in death by two brothers, Herman Roark, Jr. and James Alfred Roark.  Funeral services were held on Wednesday, January 10, 2007 at Haisley Funeral Home in Ft. Pierce, Fla.  Interment was at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens in Ft. Pierce, Fla.

Lula Shirrell WEST, 70, of Portland died Thursday, January 18, 2007 at Portland Medical Center.  Born in Franklin, Ky. on December 28, 1936, she is preceded in death by her parents, Earnest Shirrell and Sarah (Carter) Shirrell and husband, Billy West.  Religious services were held Sunday, January 21, 2007 at Portland Funeral Chapel.  Interment followed at Sulphur Springs Cemetery in Franklin, Ky.

Estelle D. HODGES, 87, of Portland passed away Sunday, January 21, 2007 at Portland Medical Center.  The Sumner County native was born on July 22, 1919 to the late Walter and Lizzie Dobbs.  She was preceded in death by sons Raybon Hodges and Richard K. Hodges and his wife Elaine Carter Hodges, and brother, Sam Dobbs. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, January 24, 2007 at Wilkinson-Wiseman Funeral Home. Interment will be at Mt. Vernon Church Cemetery.

January 31, 2007

Helen Elizabeth HALL, 74, passed away January 22, 2007.  The Sumner County native was born on November 26, 1932 to the late James Otis and Bessie Mallory Lame.  She was a member of Portland General Baptist Church.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James L. Hall; sister, Thelma Nicholson; brothers, Walter Lame, Gordon Glen Lame, and James Alvin "Bubby" Lame; granddaughter Margaret Lee Hall; grandson, Travis Hall; and nephew, Jim Looney.  Funeral services were held on Wednesday, January 24, 2007 at Wilkinson-Wiseman Funeral Home.  Interment was at Old Brush Cemetery.

John Franklin DINWIDDIE, age 59, of Cedar Hill, Tn. died Monday, January 22, 2007.  A Davidson County native, he was born April 14, 1947 to Anna Lucille (Walker) Dinwiddie of Portland and the late John Arthur Dinwiddie.  Mr. Dinwiddie served in the US Air Force, was Past Master of Portland Lodge #326 F & AM and a retiree of CEMC.  Services were held at the Portland Funeral Chapel Thursday, January 25, 2007.  Interment was at Spring Hill Cemetery.

Louise Macel BOWMAN, age 83, of Portland died Friday, January 26, 2007 at Hearthstone Place, Elkton, Ky. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence Bowman.  Graveside services were held Saturday, January 27, 2007 at the White House Church of Christ Cemetery.

Emily Louise GROVES, age 90, of Portland passed away Wednesday, January 24, 2007 at Hendersonville Medical Center.  She was born March 11, 1916 to the late Floyd and Ethel Hunt.  Preceding her in death was husband, Earl Groves, son Robert Earl Groves, and sister, Irene Muller.  Funeral services were held Saturday, January 27, 2007 at Wilkinson Wiseman Funeral Home.  Interment followed at Maple Hill Cemetery.

February 7, 2007

Tommie Lee ROBERTS, age 19, of Cross Plains passed away Friday, January 26, 2007 at Vanderbilt Medical Center due to injuries received in an automobile accident.  Born March 27, 1987 in Robertson County, he worked as a crew leader for Hardee's in White House and was a member of Temple Praise Community Church. Funeral services were held Sunday, January 28, 2007 in the chapel of Austin and Bell Funeral Home in Springfield.  Interment followed in Owens Chapel Cemetery.

Lorene HARRIS, age 84, of Franklin, Ky, died Saturday, January 27, 2007 at Medical Center of Franklin.  Ms. Harris, a Portland native, was a homemaker.  She was preceded in death by both parents, James Rippy and Hugh Ella Gibbs Rippy.  Funeral services were held Friday, February 2, 2007 at Alpha Baptist Church.  Interment followed at Pleasant View Baptist Church Cemetery in Franklin, Ky.

Kevin WHITE, age 50, of Scottsville, Ky. died Monday, January 29, 2007.  The Allen County native was a farmer and a member of Hopewell Missionary Baptist Church.  He was the son of Jean Marie Ramsey White and William Earl White.  Funeral services were held Friday, February 2, 2007 at Goad Funeral Home.  Burial in Allen County Memorial Gardens.

Clarence GRAEF, age 84, of Portland died Saturday, February 3, 2007 at the Portland Medical Center.  He was preceded in death by his parents, George A. Graef and Emma Elizabeth Konow Graef as well as his wife, Mary Louise Graef.  He was a farmer and a member of the Zion Lutheran Church.  Funeral services were held Tuesday, February 6, 2007 at Booker-Gilbert Funeral Home with burial to follow in the Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery in Simpson Co., Ky.

February 14, 2007

No obits.

February 21, 2007

T. A. PERDUE, age 89, of Portland passed away Wednesday, February 14, 2007 at the Portland Medical Center. Mr. Perdue was born in Clay County on July 24, 1917 to the late Clark and Ethel Perdue.  Preceding him in death was his wife, Ruby.  Funeral services were held Friday, February 16, 2007.  Interment followed at the Restlawn Memory Gardens.

Mary D. Mayes PERDUE, age 83, of Scottsville, Ky. died Sunday, February 18, 2007 at the Britthaven Nursing Facility in Bowling Green.  A native of Sumner County, she was the daughter of the late James Douglas Mayes and Beulah Hodges Mayes.  She was a cosmetologist in Tennessee and Arizona, a member of the ladies auxiliary of the Moose Club in Indianapolis and a member of the Scottsdale Baptist Church in Arizona.  She was preceded in death by her daughter, Patricia Schmitz and her husband, Marcus Bates Perdue, Jr.  Services were held Wednesday, February 21, 2007 at Crafton Funeral Home with another service Friday, February 23 at the Washington Park East Funeral Home in Indianapolis with burial following at the facility cemetery.

February 28, 2007

David Leslie MAYHEW, age 59, of Franklin, Ky. died Friday, February 23, 2007 at his residence.  A native of Clearwater, Fla., he was the son of the late Samuel David Mayhew and the late Maudeline Meador Mayhew. Graveside services were held Monday, February 26, 2007 at Greenlawn Cemetery in Franklin, Ky.

Sandra Sue UPCHURCH, age 65, of Cottontown passed away Sunday, February 25, 2007 at Skyline Medical Center.  Born in Cook, Ill, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Goldie Winebrenner.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Winston Bruce Upchurch.  Services will be Thursday, March 1, 2007 at Wilkinson & Wiseman Funeral Home.  Interment will follow at Old Halltown Cemetery.

March 7, 2007

Richard "Rick" HAMMER, age 50, of Hutchinson, Mn. passed away Monday, February 26, 2007 at the Birchwood Hospice House.  He was born July 10, 1956.  He received his elementary education at St. Anastasia Catholic School and was a graduate of the Hutchinson High School Class of 1974.  Rick furthered his education at Southwest State University in Marshall, Mn. and received a Bachelor of Biology Degree.  After graduating from Southwest State, Rick moved to New Hampshire where he was employed at Seabrook Nuclear plant.  He later moved to Nashville where he opened his own construction company, which he owned and operated for 17 years. While living in Tennessee, Rick attended St. John Vianney Catholic Church in Gallatin.  Rick is preceded in death by his grandparents Alois and Margaret Hammer, Martin and Ellen Brulla, uncles, Donald Brulla, Leonard Brulla, Darryl Hartz, Bill Norton; aunts, Jane Brulla and Eileen Norton.  A Mass of Christian burial was held Saturday, March 3, 2007 at St. Anastasia Catholic Church in Hutchinson, Mn. with interment in the church cemetery.

Bobby James "Jimmy" KEEN, age 61, of Portland passed away Friday, February 16, 2007 at his residence.  A native of Franklin, Ky. he was the son of the late James Thomas Keen.  Services were held Monday, February 19, 2007.  Interment followed at Mitchellville General Baptist Church Cemetery.

Lela Ruth BOREN, age 100, of Portland passed away Friday, March 2, 2007 at Portland Medical Center.  She was born in Sumner County on March 26, 1906 to the late Alonzo and Callie Taylor.  Funeral services were held Monday, March 5, 2007 at Wilkinson & Wiseman Funeral Home.  Interment followed at Maple Hill Cemetery.

Michelle Ann BOWERS, age 33, of Portland passed away Friday, March 2, 2007 at her residence.  She was born in Clarksburg, WV.  Funeral services were held Tuesday, March 6, 2007 at Wilkinson & Wiseman Funeral Home with Bro. Chris Roberts and Bro. Ritchie Williams officiating.  Interment was at Old Brush Cemetery.

Dean McGUFFIE, age 77, of Portland passed away Saturday, March 3, 2007 at Highland Manor.  She was born in Macon County to the late Joseph and Bessie McGuffie.  Retired from McGuffie Bargain Warehouse, she was a member at Rocky Mound Church.  She was preceded in death by her sister, Vonnie Poole, brothers Granville McGuffie, J. L. McGuffie, and J. B. McGuffie.  Services were held Tuesday, March 6, 2007 at Wilkinson & Wiseman Funeral Home.  Interment followed at Maple Hill Cemetery.

March 14, 2007

Robert A. GAMMON, 82, of Orlinda died on Tuesday, March 6, 2007 at Skyline Medical Center.  The Trousdale County native was born October 19, 1924 to the late Andrew Jackson Gammon and Evangie (Duffer) Gammon. He was a retired self-employed dairy farmer and atttended Station Camp Baptist Church where he served as a deacon.  He was preceded in death by both parents, son James A. Gammon, and his wife of 63 years, Geneva (York) Gammon.  Services were conducted on Friday, March 9, 2007 at Portland Funeral Chapel.  Interment was at Pleasant Hill Cemetery.

Lanny Ray BRILEY, 49, of Gallatin passed away on Thursday, March 8, 2007 at Sumner Regional Medical Center.  The Sumner County native was born on March 16, 1957 to Lilly Briley and the late Billy Joe Briley. Graveside services were held on Saturday, March 10, 2007 at Halltown Cemetery.

Peggy Joyce HARDIN, 60, of Portland passed away on Sunday, March 11, 2007 at her residence.  The Simpson County native was born on October 31, 1946 to the late Ola Mae and Raymond Hardin.  She was preceded in death by both parents; brothers Charles Hardin, Roger Hardin, Jerry Hardin and Tony Hardin; and sisters Barbara Gregory and Martha Tomlinson.  Funeral services will be held at 1 pm on Wednesday, March 14, 2007 at Wilkinson-Wiseman Funeral Home.  Interment will be at Sulfur Springs Cemetery in Franklin, Ky.

Oscar Lee POWERS, 85, of Portland passed away on Monday, March 12, 2007 at Highland Manor Nursing Home.  The Sullivan County native was born on November 7, 1921 to the late Mamie and Claude Powers.  He served his country during World War II.  Funeral services will be held at 10:30 am on Wednesday, March 14, 2007 at Wilkinson-Wiseman Funeral Home.  Interment will be at Old Brush Cemetery.

James Donald HARRIS, 79, of Portland passed away on Monday, March 12, 2007 at Skyline Medical Center. The Sumner County native was born on June 4, 1927 to the late Rhoda Mai (Chambers) and Harvey Harris.  He was retired from Dupont and served his country in the United States Army during World War II.  He was preceded in death by both parents and son James Michael Harris.  Funeral services will be held at 11 am on Wednesday, March 14, 2007 at Portland Funeral Chapel.  Disposition will be at Maple Hill Cemetery.

March 21, 2007

Robert Loren KUYKENDALL , 60, of Portland passed away on Tuesday, March 13, 2006 at Sumner Regional Medical Center.  The Alabama native was born on November 8, 1946 to the late Percy Kuykendall.  (His mother, wife, two daughters and 3 grandchildren survive).  He was retired from the U.S. Postal Service.  Funeral services were held on Friday, March 16, 2007 at Wilkinson-Wiseman Funeral Home.  Interment was at Old Brush Cemetery.

Thelma Reed GREER, 83, of Portland passed away on Saturday, March 17, 2007 at her residence.  The Sumner County native was born on March 6, 1924 to the late Vernon and Ola Hinton.  She was retired from Highland Hospital.  She was preceded in death by her husband, John Greer; daughter, Carol Hardin; brother, Lawrence Hinton; and son in law, Jim Trammell.  Funeral services were held on Tuesday, March 20, 2007 at Wilkinson-Wiseman Funeral Home.  Interment was at Hillcrest Cemetery in White House.

Dr. Albert G. DITTES, 94, a family physician in the Portland area for 53 years, died of natural causes at Highland Manor Nursing Home on Tuesday, March 13, 2007.  He was born on April 10, 1912, the day the Titanic left England on its maiden voyage, in Brooklyn, N.Y., to Gotthold and Anna Dittes, an immigrant couple from Germany.  He grew up working in his father's grocery store in various towns on Long Island.  His formal education began at the age of 21 when he went to Madison College in Madison and then medical school at Loma University in Southern California, graduating in 1941.  He served for two years in the U.S. Army in the South Pacific during WWII.  He joined the Portland medical practice of Dr. Reuben Johnson in 1946 and spent the rest of his life in the Portland area.  Wilkinson-Wiseman Funeral Home was in charge of funeral arrangements with burial in Old Brush Cemetery.

Don Lee MORRIS, 72, of Portland passed away on Thursday, March 15, 2007 at Sumner Regional Medical Center.  The Sumner County native was born April 11, 1934 to the late Walter E. Morris and Bernice (Franz) Morris.  Services were held Sunday, March 18 at 2 pm at Portland First Baptist Church with Bro. Greg McCoy and Bro. Richard Patton officiating.  The Portland Funeral Chapel was in charge of arrangements.

March 28, 2007

No obits.

April 4, 2007

Ernest "Jack" SHRUM, 68, of Brownsburg, Ind. passed away on Tuesday, March 27, 2007.  He was retired from Conrail Yards in Avon, Ind. in 1993 after 30 years as the car department supervisor.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Joyce Shrum; mother, Effie Brown; and stepfather, Smith Brown.  Memorial services were held on Monday, April 2, 2007 at Matthews Mortuary in Brownsburg, Ind.  Graveside services will be held at 1 pm on Wednesday, April 4, 2007 at Old Brush Cemetery.

Molly Groves HARP, 91, of Franklin, Ky. died on Thursday, March 29, 2007 at the Medco Center in Franklin. The Simpson County native was the daughter of the late Frank Groves and Alice Dillard Groves.  She had worked at the Lenk Company in Franklin, Ky.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry Harp.  Funeral services were held on Saturday, March 31, 2007 at Crafton Funeral Home in Franklin, Ky.  Burial was at Old Brush Cemetery.

April 11, 2007

Billy McCOIN, 73, of Portland died on Wednesday, April 4, 2007 at Portland Medical Center.  The Portland native was born on November 13, 1933 to the late Leanor (Trammel) and Will McCoin.  He was a farmer.  Funeral services were held on Friday, April 6, 2007 at Portland Funeral Chapel.  Burial was in Sherron Cemetery.

Jackie Winford ROGERS, 68, of Hermitage died on Friday, April 6, 2007 at Summit Medical Center.  The Portland native was born on April 4, 1939 to the late Nellie (Poole) and Jefferson Rogers.  Funeral services were held on Monday, April 9, 2007 at Portland Funeral Chapel.  Burial was in Maple Hill Cemetery.

Oscar Lee MOORE, 51, of Franklin, Ky. died on Thursday, April 5, 2007.  The Simpson County, Ky. native was born on October 24, 1955 to the late Lawrence Moore (mother still survives).  He was self-employed.  Funeral services were held on Monday, April 9, 2007 at Franklin Funeral Home in Franklin, Ky.  Burial was in Shady Rest Cemetery in Franklin.

Mary Elizabeth ALLISON, 84, of Hendersonville died on Sunday, April 8, 2007.  The Sumner County native was born to the late Charlie and Iva Rippy.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Vernon Allison.  Funeral services will be held at 1 pm on Wednesday, April 22, 2007 at Wilkinson-Wiseman Funeral Home.  Interment will be at Fairfield Cemetery.

April 18, 2007

Billy Ray CUMMINS, 71, of Portland died on Tuesday, April 10, 2007 at Baptist Hospital.  The Murray County native was the son of the late Felix and Lura Cummins.  He was preceded in death by his daughter, Lisa South. Funeral services were held on Friday, April 13, 2007 at Wilkinson-Wiseman Funeral Home. Interment was at Sherron Cemetery.

Carlene Mandrell McGUFFEY, 89, of Franklin, Ky. died on Sunday, April 15, 2007 at Medco Center in Franklin, Ky.  The Sumner County native was the daughter of the late Freeman Mandrell and Gertrude Brown Mandrell.  She was a member of the Martin's Chapel General Baptist Church.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Willard McGuffey; daughter, Barbara McGuffey; and grandson, Randy Eitel.  Funeral services were held on Tuesday, April 17, 2007 at Crafton Funeral Home in Franklin, Ky.  Burial was in Martin's Chapel Cemetery.

Linda Gayle HEICHER, 66, passed away after a short illness on April 13, 2007 at Alive Hospice in Nashville while surrounded by family.  She was married in Vandalia, Ill. on March 10, 1961, was born in Nashville on February 18, 1941 but lived most of her life in the Davidson/Sumner County area.  She had also retired to Naples, FLa. for a short period of time.  She attended the Bethel Free Will Baptist Church in Ashland City.  Mrs. Heicher was a dispensing license optician and owner of Eye Specs Inc. in Hermitage.  She later was a realtor for ERA Martin Realty in Portland.  Mrs. Heicher was preceded in death by her parents, Emma Lee and Lloyd Hunter and daughter, Jennifer Fay Felts.  Funeral services were held on Sunday, April 15, 2007 at Cheatham County Funeral Home.  Interment was in the Cheatham Memorial Gardens in Pleasant View.

April 25, 2007

Ardell PAYNE, 68, of Franklin, Ky. died on Friday, April 13, 2007 at Medco Nursing Home in Franklin, Ky.  The Franklin, Ky. native was the daughter of the late Margaret Lucas and Eddie Lee.  Funeral services were held on Tuesday, April 17, 2007 at Elevated Baptist Church.  Burial was in Shady Rest Cemetery.  Franklin Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Bobby Joe WILLIAMS, 71, of Portland died on Friday, April 20, 2007 at Highland Manor.  The Sumner County native was born on June 22, 1935 to the late Herman and Martha Williams.  He was preceded in death by his daughter, Debra Jean Williams; son, David Wayne Williams; sister, Bonnie Broner; and brother, Charles Douglas Williams.  Funeral services were held on Sunday, April 22, 2007 at Wilkinson-Wiseman Funeral Home.  Interment was at Eulah Cemetery in Macon County.

Tammy Louise KEEN, 37, of Portland died on Saturday, April 21, 2007 at her residence.  The Sumner County native was born on December 18, 1969 to the late Sandra Lynn (Johnson) and Bobby James Keen.  She was employed as a pool technician.  Funeral services were held on Monday, April 23, 2007 at Portland Funeral Chapel.  Burial was in Blue Door Cemetery.

Lawrence Douglas DICKENS, 91, of Clarksville died on Saturday, April 21, 2007 at Montgomery Care and Rehab.  The Sumner County native was born on May 26, 1915 to the late Sherman and Daisy Dickens.  Funeral services were held on Tuesday, April 24, 2007 at Wilkinson-Wiseman Funeral Home.  Interment was in Restlawn Memory Gardens.

May 2, 2007

George Aaron GREENE, 74, of Portland died on Wednesday, April 25, 2007 at Hendersonville Medical Center. Greene was born on November 24, 1932 in Wickford, Rhode Island to the late Frank and Olive Greene.  He was retired from the United States Navy.  Funeral services were held on Monday, April 30, 2007 at Wilkinson-Wiseman Funeral Home.  Interment was at Old Brush Cemetery.

Billy Gene WHITE, 75, of Portland died on Tuesday, April 24, 2007.  The Sumner County native was born on November 8, 1931 to the late Arl and Carrie White.  Funeral services were held on Friday, April 27, 2007 at Wilkinson-Wiseman Funeral Home.  Interment was at Old Brush Cemetery.

Mary Frances WHEELER, 93, of Portland died on Sunday, April 29, 2007 at Portland Medical Center.  The Sumner County native was born on October 6, 1913 to the late Lawrence Bradford Perry and Hattie (Lee) Perry.  She was a housewife.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Gather Ray Wheeler.  Funeral services were held on Tuesday, May 1, 2007 at Portland Funeral Chapel.  Interment was in Old Brush Cemetery.

Frances "Tootsie" HAYES, 70 of Portland died on Sunday, April 29, 2007 at her residence.  The Sumner County native was born on October 29, 1936 to the late James Thomas Hayes and Katherine (Green) Hayes.  Interment will be at Old Brush Cemetery.

May 9, 2007

Jackie Lynn LEGIEZA, 44, of Portland died on Tuesday, May 1, 2007 at her residence.  The Davidson County native was born on May 8, 1962 to the late Jack Martin.  Her mother survives.  Funeral services were held on Friday, May 4, 2007 at Wilkinson-Wiseman Funeral Home.  Interment was at Mt. Pleasant Church Cemetery.

Marie PARIDO, 86, of Hendersonville died on Friday, May 4, 2007 at Highland Manor.  The Sumner County native was born on April 9, 1921 to the late Charlie and Sally Haynes.  She was preceded in death by her husbands, James Parido and Cecil Stewart.  Funeral services were held on Monday, May 7, 2007 at Wilkinson-Wiseman Funeral Home.  Interment was in Maple Hill Cemetery.

May 16, 2007

No obits.

May 23, 2007

Sarah Jane CLEMMONS, 66, of Portland died on Sunday, May 13, 2007 at Portland Medical Center.  Funeral services were held on Wednesday, May 16, 2007 in the Alexander Funeral Home Chapel.

Patricia Y. "Nanny" JAMES, 56, of Portland died on Friday, May 18, 2007 after a year long battle with cancer.  She was preceded in death by her father, C. C. Poe.  Funeral services were held on Monday, May 21, 2007 at Portland Funeral Chapel.  Interment was in Old Brush Cemetery.

Cecil Ray LAME, 69, of Portland died on Sunday, May 20, 2007.  The Simpson County, Ky. native was born on May 6, 1938 to the late Paul and Dovie Lame.  Funeral services were held at 1 pm on Wednesday, May 23, 2007 at Wilkinson-Wiseman Funeral HOme.  Interment will be in Old Brush Cemetery.

May 30, 2007

No obits.

June 6, 2007

Gordon David SULLIVAN, 54, of Franklin, Ky. died on Monday, May 28, 2007 at the Medical Center of Bowling Green.  The Allen County, Ky. native was the son of the late Garner and Jewell Carter Sullivan.  He was a member of the American Legion.  Funeral services were held on Thursday, May 31, 2007 at Crafton Funeral Home.  Burial was in Restlawn Memorial Gardens.

Linda Joyce Keith HUFF, 65, of Franklin, Ky. died on Saturday, June 2, 2007 at her residence.  The Simpson County, Ky. native was born to the late Lewis Keith and Leatha "Gertie" Blankenship Keith.  She was employed at Peyton Manufacturing and was a member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Edward Huff.  Funeral services were held on Tuesday, June 5, 2007 at Crafton Funeral Home. Interment was in Restlawn Memorial Gardens.

Carroll Dean MILES, 72, of Cottontown died on Sunday, June 3, 2007 at Sumner Regional Medical Center.  The Robertson County native was born on August 3, 1934 to the late Tyler and Mollie Estelle Lane Henderson.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Harry Miles.  Graveside services were held on Monday, June 4, 2007 at Old Brush Cemetery.

June 13, 2007

Mrs. Annie Ruth HEFFINGTON, 76, of Franklin, Ky., died Tuesday, June 5, 2007 at her residence.  She was a homemaker and member of the Mitchellville General Baptist Church.  A native of Sumner County, Tenn., she was the daughter of the late Adrian Farmer and the late Mary McReynolds Farmer.  She was the wife of the late James Melvin "Pete" Heffington.  Funeral services were held Friday, June 8, 2007 under the direction of Booker-Gilbert Funeral Home in Franklin, Ky.

C. C. "Tex" WRIGHT, age 82, of Portland, passed away on June 5, 2007 at Summit Medical Center.  He was born in Macon County on June 20, 1924 to the late George and Alta Wright.  He was retired from Tennessee Gas Transmission.  He was preceded in death by his son, Raymond Earl Wright.  Funeral services were held Friday, June 8, 2007 at Wilkinson & Wiseman Funeral Home.  Interment will be at Greenlawn Cemetery in Franklin, Ky.

James Thomas DIXON, age 86, of Portland, passed away June 5, 2007 at Highland Manor.  He was born in Robertson County on January 3, 1921.  Funeral services were held Thursday, June 7, 2007 at Wilkinson & Wiseman Funeral Home with interment at Portland Memorial Gardens.

Charlotte Irene LAMBERT, 82, of Portland, Tenn., peacefully passed away in Bozeman, Montana on April 4, 2007 with her loving family by her side.  She was born September 8, 1924 in Charleston, West Virginia, the daughter and first of three children to James E. Lippart and C. Ruth Johnston Lippart.  As a child, Charlotte's family moved all over the country with her father's employment with the Seventh-day Adventist Church.  In 1943 she married childhood sweetheart Clarence Lambert at the Bethesda Naval Hospital Chapel in Maryland. Clarence died in 1963 leaving Charlotte to raise her 5 children.  To be near her parents, Jimmie and Ruth Lippart, Charlotte moved to Portland, Tenn.  She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, her brother, and two sons, Kenneth and James.  A memorial service will be held in Portland on Tuesday, June 19, 2007 at Old Brush Cemetery at 4 pm.

Margaret L. MOSER, age 86, a long time resident of Royal Oak, died May 23, 2007 at William Beaumont Hospital in Troy.  Mrs. Moser was born March 11, 1921 in Springfield, Tenn.  Mrs. Moser was preceded in death by her husband, Robert.  Interment is in Restlawn Memory Gardens, Franklin, Ky.

Marguerite Virginia WHITE, age 76, of Portland, passed away June 10, 2007 at Portland Medical Center.  She was born in Sumner County on February 10, 1931 to the late William and Virginia Graves.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Charlie White.  Funeral service will be 1 pm, Wednesday at Wilkinson & Wiseman Funeral Home.  Interment will be at Old Brush Cemetery.

June 20, 2007

Ruben Franklin CARTWRIGHT, age 91, of Franklin, Ky., died Saturday, June 16, 2007 at 3:15 am at the Colonial Manor Nursing Facility in Bowling Green, Ky.  Mr. Cartwright retired from the C.E.M.C., was a farmer, dealt in real estate and was a member of the Cedar Grove Baptist Church.  A native of Macon County, Tenn., he was the son of the late Benjamin Harrison Cartwright and the late Minnie Lane Cartwright.  He is survived by his wife of 70 years, Estelle Coleman Cartwright.  Funeral services were held Monday, June 18, 2007 at 11:30 am under the direction of Booker-Gilbert Funeral Home with burial in Restlawn Memory Gardens in Simpson County, Ky.

Dixie SUTTLE, age 83, of Bethpage, passed away June 18, 2007 at Westmoreland Healthcare.  She was a retired beautician.  She was born in Sumner County on January 2, 1924 to the late Wilson and Effie Graves.  Funeral service will be at 11 am on Thursday, June 21, 2007 at Sulfur Fork Church.  Interment will be at Sulfur Fork Cemetery.

June 27, 2007

Marjorie Katherine CALVERT, age 87, of Bethpage, passed away on June 14, 2007 at Sumner Regional Medical Center.  She was born on August 31, 1919 to the late Joseph and Omittie Roberts.  Burial was at Fairfield Cemetery.

Richard Reese BRILEY, age 48, of Portland, passed away June 18, 2007 at Portland Medical Center.  He was born in Sumner County on October 6, 1958.  Funeral services were Thursday, June 21, 2007 at Wilkinson & Wiseman Funeral Home.

Carl T. "Tommy" COKER, 78, of Louisville, died Tuesday, June 19, 2007.  A native of Macon County, Tenn., he was retired from American Synthetic Rubber, a Mason for 57 years, he was a Past Master of St. Matthews Lodge No. 906, and a member of Aurora Lodge No. 633.  He was a member of Christian Assembly Church.  Services were held at Christian Assembly Church with interment in Beth Haven Cemetery.

Floyd BRILEY, age 79, of Portland, passed away on June 20, 2007 at Madison Healthcare.  He was born on August 15, 1927 to the late Herman and Nola Bell Briley.  Preceded in death by his son, Kenny Briley. Funeral services were held at Wilkinson & Wiseman Funeral Home.  Interment at Old Brush Cemetery.

July 4, 2007

No obits.

July 11, 2007

Lovie Mae TURNER, 77, of Franklin, Ky. died on Sunday, July 8, 2007 at The Medical Center in Franklin, Ky. The Sumner County native was the daughter of the late Harvey Victor Huffines and Carrie Anne Toney Huffines. She was retired from Western Electric in Indianapolis, Ind.  She was preceded in death by both parents and her husband, Clessie Ray Turner.  Funeral services will be held at 1 pm on Wednesday, July 11, 2007 at Booker-Gilbert Funeral Home in Franklin, Ky.  Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery.

Robert Elmer BAKER, 77, of Portland died on Saturday, July 7, 2007.  Baker served his country in the United States Air Force.  He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Portland.  He was preceded in death by his parents, J. Glason "Bud" Baker and Alice Marie Harper Baker.  Funeral services were held on Tuesday, July 10, 2007 at Wilkinson-Wiseman Funeral Home.  Burial was in Portland Memorial Gardens.

Melvin Reeves BRAWNER, 68, of Portland died on Saturday, July 7, 2007 at Portland Medical Center.  He was preceded in death by his father, Monroe Brawner; wife, Bonnie Faye Brawner; and son, Jeffery Brawner. Funeral services were held on Monday, July 9, 2007 at Wilkinson-Wiseman Funeral Home.  Burial was in Crestview Memorial Park.

William Abton EDEN, 73, of Jackson died on Saturday, July 7, 2007 at Madison County General Hospital. The Madison County native was born on January 4, 1934 to the late William Garland Eden and Mattie Maude Hackett Eden.  He was a self-employed store operator.  He was preceded in death by his parents and his sisters, Dorothy Dunn and Lillie Bell.  Graveside services were held on Tuesday, July 10, 2007 at Maple Hill Cemetery.

July 18, 2007

Barbara "June" SWEENEY, 69, went to be with her Lord and Savior Sunday, June 24, 2007.  She was born July 27, 1937 in Portland. She had worked in school systems in Florida and Louisiana.  She retired from the Gonzales Appraisal District after nearly 20 years.  She was a member of Gonzales Church of Christ.  She was preceded in death by her father, William Leslie Austin.  Her mother and husband survive.

Velma E. STUBBLEFIELD, 84, of Lafayette died on Sunday, July 8, 2007 at Macon County General Hospital.  The Macon County native was born on April 14, 1923 to the late Marshall and Melvina (Russell) Draper.  She was a homemaker, caregiver and worked for Imperial Reading Garment Company for 15 years.  She was retired from Carter Automotive Products Corporation.  She was a member of the Lafayette Church of Christ.  She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Lester D. Kirby; brothers Dee Draper, Bee Draper, Clay Draper and Zollie Ray Draper; and sisters Moline Ellis and Betty Lou Sneed.  Funeral services were held on Wednesday, July 11, 2007 at Alexander Funeral Home.  Interment was in Walton Cemetery.

Elizabeth Whittemore STONE, 37, of Madison died on Monday, July 9, 2007 at Baptist Hospital.  The Sumner County native was born on April 13, 1970.  She was preceded in death by a brother, Harley Ray Whittemore. Funeral services were held on Thursday, July 12, 2007 at Wilkinson-Wiseman Funeral Home.  Interment was in Coal Springs Cemetery in Macon County.

Donald John WHARTON, 58, of Portland died on Wednesday, July 11, 2007 at Sumner Regional Medical Center.  He was born on February 27, 1949 in St. Joseph, Ind. to the late Harry and Mary Wharton.  Funeral services were held on Saturday, July 14, 2007 at Mt. Pleasant Church.  Interment was in Mt. Pleasant Church Cemetery.

Troy R. GREEN, 63, of Portland died on Tuesday, July 10, 2007 at his home.  The Robertson County native was born on January 27, 1944 to the late Clarence and Edna Proctor Green.  He was a veteran of the United States Army, having served in Vietnam.  He had worked for TDOT and was a mechanic.  He was a member of the Baptist church.  He was preceded in death by both parents, a brother, William Sloan, and a sister, Ophelia Spain. Funeral services were conducted on Saturday, July 14, 2007 in the Oakhurst Chapel of Robertson County Funeral Home.  Interment was in Hopewell Cemetery.

July 25, 2007

Carole Lee CARTER, 71, of Bethpage died on Monday, July 16, 2007 at her residence.  The Indiana native was born on October 4, 1935 to the late Orville and Thelma Page.  Funeral services were held on Friday, July 20, 2007 at Wilkinson-Wiseman Funeral Home.  Interment was in Old Brush Cemetery.

Thomas Odie McCRERY, 89, of Cottontown died on Wednesday, July 18, 2007 at Highland Manor Nursing Home.  The Sumner County native was born on November 17, 1917 to the late Thomas Leslie McCrery and Nonie Alice (Brinkley) McCrery.  He was a farmer.  He was a member of the Pleasant Valley Baptist Church. Funeral services were held on Friday, July 20, 2007 at Portland Funeral Chapel.  Interment was in Hillcrest Cemetery in White House.

Eva Edna MONTGOMERY, 87, of Woodburn, Ky. died on Sunday, July 22, 2007 at her residence.  The Macon County native was the daughter of the late Oscar Forkum and Edna Clark Forkum.  She was a member of the Woodburn Church of Christ in Woodburn, Ky.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Earl Houston Montgomery.  Funeral services will be held at 2 pm on Wednesday, July 25, 2007 at Crafton Funeral Home in Franklin, Ky. with Mr. Richard Huffman officiating.  Burial will follow in Woodburn Cemetery.

August 1, 2007

William Glenn BELL, 68, of Portland died on Sunday, July 29, 2007 at his residence.  The Sumner County native was born on March 23, 1939.  He was a retired officer of Portland Police Department. He was preceded in death by his father, James Bell, and sister, Mary Carr.  Funeral services will be at 11 am on Wednesday, August 1, 2007 at Portland First Baptist Church.  Interment will be at Old Brush Cemetery.

Jessie W. "Dick" RICHARDSON, 88, of Greenbrier was called home by God in the early morning hours of Thursday, July 26, 2007.  He was born August 15, 1918 in Jackson County to the late Bedford C. Richardson and the late Lola C. Ethridge Richardson.  On December 23, 1944 he married the love of his life (who survives). Seven children also survive.  Funeral services were conducted on Saturday July 28, 2007 at Forest Lawn Funeral Home in Goodlettsville.  Burial was in Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens.

Jewell Lee AGEE, 89, of Portland died on Saturday, July 28, 2007 at Gallatin Health Care.  The Colorado native was born on June 15, 1918 to the late Wise and Lizzie Eaden.  She was a member of Martins Chapel General Baptist Church for 77 years.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Ray Agee, and her son, Daniel Denning. Funeral services were held on Tuesday, July 31, 2007 at Wilkinson-Wiseman Funeral Home.  Interment was in Maple Hill Cemetery.

Jewell Nadine Chaney CROWDER, 83, of Portland died on Saturday, July 28, 2007 at her residence.  The Simpson County, Ky. native was the daughter of the late John Wesley Chaney and Gracie Webb Chaney.  She was a homemaker and a babysitter.  She was a member of the Martin's Chapel General Baptist Church.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Rev. Paul L. Crowder.  Funeral services were held on Tuesday, July 31, 2007 at Crafton Funeral Home.  Burial was in Maple Hill Cemetery.

August 8, 2007

Kenneth Ray RODGERS, 81, of Portland died on Saturday, August 4, 2007 at Hendersonville Medical Center. The Wilson County native was born on October 26, 1925 to the late Joshua Lester and Electra Maybell Rodgers. He was a veteran of World War II and the Korean War while in the United States Navy.  He had been a member of Rocky Valley Baptist Church since 1967.  Funeral services were held on Monday, August 6, 2007 at Wilkinson-Wiseman Funeral Home.  Interment was in Old Brush Cemetery.

August 13, 2007

Joey Dwayne LINK, 29, of Abilene, Texas formerly of Portland, died on Sunday, August 5, 2007.  The Portland native was born on December 19, 1977.  He was ranked a Technical Sergeant in the United States Air Force where he served as a flight engineer, most recently in support of Operations Iraqi and Enduring Freedom as well as the Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa.  Funeral services were held on Monday, August 13, 2007 at Portland Funeral Chapel.  An Air Force chaplain and The Rev. Steve Robert officiated the service.  Interment was in Searcy Cemetery where full military rites were performed.

Mary Russell SHANNON, 83, of Portland died on Saturday, August 11, 2007 at Hendersonville Medical Center. The Robertson County native was born on September 14, 1923 to the late Russell and Naomi Payne Holmes. She was a member of the Portland First Baptist Church.  She was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Robert Lanier Shannon.  Funeral services were held on Tuesday, August 14, 2007 at Portland First Baptist Church.  Interment was at Maple Hill Cemetery.  Wilkinson-Wiseman Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

August 22, 2007

Hubert Arnold HUNNICUTT, 86, of Portland died on Tuesday, August 14, 2007 at his residence.  The Sumner County native was born on December 9, 1920 to the late William and Hazel Hunnicut.  He was a veteran of the United States Army and served in Africa and Italy during WWII.  He was retired from Genesco in Gallatin.  He was a longtime member of the Fountain Head Church of Christ, where he served as a deacon.  Funeral services were held on Thursday, August 16, 2007 at Wilkinson-Wiseman Funeral Home.

Henry Earl STRADTNER, 81, of Franklin, Ky. died on Wednesday, August 15, 2007 at his residence.  The Warren County, Ky. native was the son of the late Henry Edwin Stradtner and Bertha Groves Stradtner.  He was a veteran of the United States Army and served his country during WWII.  He was a retired farmer and barn builder.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Naomi Graves Stradtner, and his stepmother, Velma Draper Stradtner.  Graveside services were held on Saturday, August 18, 2007 at Greenlawn Cemetery where the Simpson County Honor Guard conducted military rites.  Crafton Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Fred D. DINWIDDIE, 57, of Portland died on Wednesday, August 15, 2007 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.  He was born on November 3, 1949 to the late John A. Dinwiddie (mother still living).  He was formerly employed as a city planner for the City of Portland.  He was preceded in death by his father, John Dinwiddie, and brother, John Dinwiddie.  Funeral services were held on Saturday, August 18, 2007 at Portland Funeral Chapel. Interment was in Spring Hill Cemetery in Nashville.

Raslee V. KIRKHAM, 89, of Portland died on Friday, August 17, 2007 at Highland Manor Nursing Home.  The Jackson County native was born on November 20, 1917 to the late James and Martha Keith.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Venters Kirkham, and son, Earl Kirkham.  Funeral services were held on Monday, August 20, 2007 at Wilkinson-Wiseman Funeral Home.  Interment was in Pleasant Hill Church Cemetery.

August 29, 2007

Vera Lavanell GROVES, 84, of Portland died on Monday, August 20, 2007 at Sumner Regional Medical Center. The Sumner County native was born on April 27, 1923 to Thurman and Carrie Shanklin.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Ewing Groves, father, Thurman Shanklin and son in law, Robert Kuykendall.  Funeral services were held Thursday, August 23, 2007 at Wilkinson-Wiseman Funeral Home.  Interment was in Old Brush Cemetery.

Bobby Thomas UPTON, 68, died on Wednesday, August 22, 2007.  He served his country in the United States Army.  He was a member and deacon of the Alta Loma Baptist Church, a mason, and a member of the Old Hickory Country Club.  Funeral services were held on Saturday, July 25, 2007 at Alta Loma Baptist Church. Interment was in Restlawn Memorial Gardens.  Spring Hill Funeral Home was in charge of all arrangements.

Louie Wayne PITTMAN, 72, of Portland died on Tuesday, August 21, 2007 at Palace Nursing Home in Red Boiling Springs.  The Mississippi native was born on September 7, 1934 to the late Albert Allen Pittman and Mae Cox Pittman.  He was a brick mason.  Funeral services were held on Thursday, August 23, 2007 at Portland Funeral Chapel.  Interment was in Fairfield Cemetery in Westmoreland.

Lillie BULLINGTON, 93, of Franklin, Ky. died on Friday, August 24, 2007 at Rosewood Health Care Center in Bowling Green, Ky.  The Macon County native was the daughter of the late James Halliburton and Nola Bell Weems Halliburton.  She was a member of Fairview Memorial Missionary Baptist Church in Bowling Green, Ky. She was preceded in death by her husband, Merlin Louis Bullington; son, Daryl Bullington; and daughter, Donna Graves.  Funeral services were held on Monday, August 27, 2007 at Booker-Gilbert Funeral Home.  Interment was in Rocky Mound Church Cemetery in Macon County.

John David PERRY, 86, of Portland died on Saturday, August 25, 2007 at Skyline Medical Center.  The Illinois native was born on August 1, 1921 to the late Augustus and Edna Harper.  He was a retired electrical engineer with Army Aviation.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Clara Perry.  Funeral services were held at Lakeview Funeral Home in Fairview Heights, Ill. with interment in Lakeview Memorial Gardens.  There will be no local services.

September 5, 2007

William Glenn YATES, 55, of Portland died on Tuesday, August 28, 2007 at University Medical Center.  The Sumner County native was born on May 31, 1952 to the late James and Rosezet Yates.  Funeral services were held on Thursday, August 30, 2007 at Wilkinson-Wiseman Funeral Home.  Interment was in Tom Link Cemetery.

Charles Ray BROWN, JR., 28, of Portland died on Tuesday, August 28, 2007.  The Davidson County native was born on October 12, 1978.  Funeral services were held on Friday, August 31, 2007 at Wilkinson-Wiseman Funeral Home.  Interment was in Crestview Memorial Park.

Bud WILLOUGHBY, 41, of Scottsville, Ky. died on Monday, August 27, 2007 at his residence.  The Allen County, Ky. native was the son of the late Wendell Douglas Willoughby and Ann Morris Willoughby Mosby.  He was employed with A. O. Smith.  Funeral services were held on Thursday, August 30, 2007 at Goad Funeral Home.  Interment was in Allen County Memorial Gardens.

Glenda Faye SMITH, 64, of Portland died on Wednesday, August 29, 2007 at Portland Medical Center.  The Sumner County native was born on October 13, 1942 to the late Roy Payton and Sadie Belle Minnis.  She was preceded in death by her daughter, Rita Denise Smith, and half brother, Roy Payton Minnis, Jr.  Funeral services were held on Saturday, September 1, 2007 at Wilkinson-Wiseman Funeral Home.  Interment was in Old Brush Cemetery.

September 12, 2007

Joe W. AKIN, 62, of Hendersonville died on Sunday, September 2, 2007 at his residence.  The Simpson County, Ky. native was born on October 22, 1944 to the late John and Ruby Carter Akin Jr.  Funeral services were held Wednesday, September 5, 2007 at Wilkinson-Wiseman Funeral Home.  Interment was in Sulfur Springs Cemetery.

Eugene WALKER, 65, of Adolphus, Ky. died on Sunday, September 2, 2007 at the Medical Center at Bowling Green.  The Allen County, Ky. native was the son of the late Andrew Arvel Walker and Ora Mae Fishburn Walker.  He was a former employee of Imperial Fabricating.  He attended Faith Assembly Free Pentecostal Church.  He was preceded in death by a son, Cory Gene Walker, and a brother, Kenneth Donald Walker. Funeral services were held on Wednesday, September 5, 2007 at Goad Funeral Home.  Interment was in Oak Forest No. 1 Cemetery.

Russell WISEMAN, 86, of Springfield, formerly of Portland, died on Sunday, September 2, 2007 at his residence. The Sumner County native was born on October 6, 1920 to the late James William and Tempie Lane Wiseman Sr.  He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Betty Jean McGlothlin Wiseman; sisters, Ruth Armstrong and Mildred Johnson; and brother J. W. Wiseman Jr.  Funeral services were held on Wednesday, September 5, 2007 at Wilkinson-Wiseman Funeral Home.  Interment was in Maple Hill Cemetery.

Laurene Gladen THOMERSON, 90, of Portland died on Monday, September 3, 2007 at Portland Medical Center.  Born on March 4, 1917, she was the daughter of the late Robert Lee and Vennie Smith Woodard. Funeral services were held on Thursday, September 6, 2007 at Wilkinson-Wiseman Funeral Home.  Interment was in Upper Bethpage Cemetery.

Beatrice Edens COOK, 85, of Franklin, Ky. died on Tuesday, September 4, 2007 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.  She was born on March 17, 1920 to the late Elmer (Bud) Edens and the late Myrtle Huffines Edens.  She was a member of the Martin's Chapel General Baptist Church where she served as clerk, historian and Sunday School teacher.  She was also a past 4-H leader, homemaker club and hospital auxillary.  She was preceded in death by her husband, James Martin Cook, and two brothers, Raymond Edens and Thurman Edens. Funeral services were held on Friday, September 7, 2007 at Martin's Chapel General Baptist Church.  Interment was in Martin's Chapel Church Cemetery.  Booker-Gilbert Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Lucille BOWMAN, 85, of Portland died on Tuesday, September 4, 2007 at Highland Manor.  The Sumner County native was born on August 13, 1922 to the late Wright and Blanche Dorris.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald Bowman, and daughter, Charlotte Jenkins.  Funeral services were held on Friday, September 7, 2007 at Wilkinson-Wiseman Funeral Home.  Interment was in Pleasant Hill Cemetery.

Thomas Edward SHEUCRAFT, 49, of Portland died on Thursday, September 6, 2007 at Portland Medical Center.  The Franklin, Ky. native was born on July 11, 1958 to (father still living) and the late Barbara Jane Sheucraft.  Funeral services were held on Saturday, September 8, 2007 at Wilkinson-Wiseman Funeral Home. Interment was in Maple Hill Cemetery.

Earl (Mike) FINNELL, 53, of Portland died on Friday, September 7, 2007.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Earl and Nancy Lyman Finnell.  Funeral services were held on Monday, September 10, 2007 at Alexander Funeral Home.  Interment was in Sumner Memorial Gardens.

Shirley E. STRAUSS, 81, of White House, formerly of DeLand, Fla., died on Friday, September 7, 2007 at Sumner Regional Medical Center.  The New Jersey native was born on December 13, 1925.  She moved to Tennessee in 1989.  She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Barberville, Fla.  Funeral services will be held Friday, September 14, 2007 at First Baptist Church of Barberville, Fla.  Burial will follow in DeLand Memorial Gardens in DeLand, Fla.

Christine Marie WHITSON, 34, of Portland died on January 4, 2007.  Services are pending at this time.

September 19, 2007

Paul Herman WOLF JR., 42, of Portland died on Thursday, September 13, 2007 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.  The Sumner County native was born October 10, 1964 to (living father) and the late Ruby Phillips Wolf. He was a farmer and a maintenance tech employed with Collins & Aikman.  Funeral services were held Sunday, September 16, 2007 at Booker-Gilbert Funeral Home in Franklin, Ky.  Burial was in Zion Lutheran Cemetery in Simpson County, Ky.

Alexanderia Kai FAULK, 13, of Portland died on Sunday, September 16, 2007 at Vanderbilt Medical Center.
The Portland Middle School student was born on March 16, 1994.  Funeral services were held on Tuesday, September 18, 2007 at Portland Funeral Chapel.  Interment was in Old Brush Cemetery.

September 26, 2007

Scott BECKER, 46, of Pasadena, Calif. died on Thursday, September 13, 2007.  (His parents are residents of Portland.)

Marjorie Long HAMMOCK, 79, of Westmoreland died on Thursday, September 20, 2007 at Westmoreland Care and Rehab.  The Bowling Green, Ky. native was born on January 30, 1928 to the late J. W. and Viola Fishburn. She was a member of the Portland General Baptist Church.  She was preceded in death by her first husband, James E. Long.  Funeral services were held on Sunday, September 23, 2007 at Wilkinson-Wiseman Funeral Home.  Interment was in Maple Hill Cemetery.

Charlie "C. W." FREEMAN, 88, of Lebanon died on Sunday, September 23, 2007.  The Sumner County native was born on August 23, 1919 to the late Claude and Emma Freeman.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Christine Freeman.  Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, September 26, 2007 at Wilkinson-Wiseman Funeral Home.  Interment will be in Maple Hill Cemetery.

October 3, 2007

Laura M. HILLS, 85, went peacefully to be with God Saturday, September 22, 2007 at Highland Manor Nursing Home.  Laura was born October 31, 1921 in Bangor, Maine, daughter of the late Benjamin Forrest and Katherine Martin Forrest.  Mrs. Hills was a member of the Eastern Star in Maine for 45 years.  She is preceded in death by her husband, Ellsworth "Bud" Hills in Colorado approximately 23 years ago.  In lieu of a separate memorial service, Rev. Felix Snell came to her room a couple of days before she left us and had a special prayer, also a day of Christian music was held in her room and many Highland Manor workers came and attended. They told her of their love for her and had prayers.  Arrangements by Family Heritage Funeral Home.

Philip R. CALVERT, 70, of Scottsville, Ky. died on Friday, September 28, 2007 at his residence.  The Allen County, Ky. native was the son of the late William David "Bill" Calvert and Virginia Dotson Calvert.  He was a veteran of the United States Army and saw action during the Korean Conflict, he was a farmer and a former employee of Haxby News.  He was a member of the Shiloh United Methodist Church.  Funeral services were held on Monday, October 1, 2007 at Goad Funeral Home.  Burial was in Crescent Hill Cemetery with military rites provided by the Barren County D. A. V.

Inez Chapple ANGLIN, 84, of Hendersonville died on Saturday, September 29, 2007.  The Alabama native was born on June 24, 1923 to the late Lloyd and Ethel Thompson.  She was preceded in death by her husband, George Anglin, and son Larry Anglin.  Funeral services were held on Tuesday, October 2, 2007 at Wilkinson-Wiseman Funeral Home.  Interment was in Old Brush Cemetery.

October 10, 2007

Major Harry G. LANE (USAF, Ret.) died on Wednesday, September 26, 2007.  The Portland native was born on February 3, 1920 to Harry S. Lane and Ruth Jones Lane.  He was a veteran of the United States Navy and the United States Air Force and served his country in World War II and the Korean War.  He is survived by his wife of 64 years.  Memorial services were held on Friday, October 5, 2007 at Our Lady of Loretta Church in Novato, Calif.

On September 16, 2007 Lavone Marie ESPE lost her courageous battle with cancer, of which she gallantly fought until her last breath at the home of her sister in North Carolina.  Lavone was born in Wichita, Kansas on July 11, 1947.  She was a former resident of Portland and was employed at the Portland Distribution Center of CWC. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Jennifer Hammond; father, Billy E. Smyser; brother, Roger A. Smyser; and two husbands.

October 17, 2007

Pearl Mae GREEN, 50, of Scottsville, Ky. died on Monday, October 8, 2007 at her residence.  The Framingham, Mass. native was the daughter of the late John Green and Eleanor June Morse Spencer of Bethpage.  She was employed as a nurses aide.  Memorial services were held on Saturday, October 13, 2007 at Blessed Sacrament Church in Worcester, Mass.  Goad Funeral Home of Scottsville, Ky. was in charge of arrangements.

Florence E. ROGERS, 86, of Cottontown died on Tuesday, October 9, 2007 at Skyline Medical Center.  The Sumner County native was born on September 15, 1921 to the late Sanford and Daisy Link.  She was preceded in death by her husband, J. W. Rogers.  Funeral services were held Friday, October 12, 2007 at Wilkinson-Wiseman Funeral Home.  Interment was in Jake Link Cemetery.

Joe Michael WEBB, 57, of Portland died on Wednesday October 10, 2007.  The Sumner County native was born on October 4, 1950 to the late Thomas and Joseph Webb.  Funeral services were held Friday, October 12, 2007 at Wilkinson-Wiseman Funeral Home.  Interment was in Pleasant Hill Cemetery.

Joe Leslie FARMER, 69, of Franklin, Ky. died on Thursday, October 11, 2007 at Alive Hospice at Skyline Medical Center.  The Simpson County, Ky. native was the son of the late Leslie T. Farmer and Cecile Finn Farmer.  He was a farmer and a member of the Cedar Grove Baptist Church where he served as a deacon and music director.  Funeral services were held Saturday, October 13, 2007 at Booker-Gilbert Funeral Home in Franklin, Ky.  Burial was in Greenlawn Cemetery in Franklin, Ky.

Mary Evelyn JEWETT, 62, of Portland died on Friday, October 12, 2007 at her residence.  The Missouri native was born on November 8, 1944 to the late John and Rose Lett.  Funeral services will be held at 11 am on Wednesday, October 17, 2007 at Wilkinson-Wiseman Funeral Home.  Interment will be at Old Brush Cemetery.

Glenda Sue Gregory, 70, of Portland died on Saturday, October 13, 2007 at Portland Medical Center.  The Livingston native was born on September 28, 1937 to the late Carlos O. and Bertha Pryor Garrett.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Martin Wayne Gregory and brother Rubin Garrett.  Funeral services will be held at 2 pm on Wednesday, October 17, 2007 at Wilkinson-Wiseman Funeral Home.  Interment will be at Restlawn Memory Gardens.

Hannah M. Morgan, 90, of Portland died on Sunday, October 14, 2007 at Highland Manor Nursing Home.  The Sumner County native was born on July 27, 1917 to the late Marion McCombs and Nora (Dickens) McCombs. She was a housewife.  She was preceded in death by her husband, George Morgan, six sisters, Marion Gilliam, Earlene West, Tallie Bernard, Nan Lee Hinton, Louise Cannon, Elmerene Reed, and brother Simon McCombs. Funeral services will be held at 1 pm on Wednesday, October 17, 2007 at Portland Funeral Chapel with Rev. Richard Patton officiating the service.  Burial will be in Mitchellville Cemetery.

October 24, 2007

Tommy Wayne HENSON, 62, of Muldrow, Okla. died on Tuesday, October 2, 2007 at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, Ga.  The Franklin, Ky. native was born on April 9, 1945 to the late William Thomas Henson and Nannie Belle Coker.  He was a veteran of the United States Marine Corp. and served two tours in Vietnam.  He was a truck driver for FWCC, Inc. of Muldrow, Okla.  He was preceded in death by both parents.

Beverly BROWN, 65, of Westmoreland died on Thursday, October 18, 2007 at her residence.  The Sumner County native was born on February 26, 1942 to James and Marguerite Webb.  (She is survived by her husband and 2 daughters, and one son; her mother, one sister, 2 brothers.)  Memorial services were held on Saturday, October 20, 2007 at Oak Grove Presbyterian Church.

Margaret J. ASHTON, 85, of Madison died on Thursday, October 18, 2007 at Highland Manor Nursing Home.  The Maury County native was born on December 27, 1921 to the late Augustus N. Johnson and Carrie (Riggins) Johnson.  She was a retired apartment manager for First Management Services.  She was preceded in death by husbands Elmo Blocker and Carl Ashton, and grandson Will Blocker.  Funeral services were held Sunday, October 21 at Portland Funeral Chapel.  Burial was in Old Brush Cemetery.

Donald P. JONES, 86, of Portland died on Sunday, October 14, 2007 at Highland Manor Nursing Home.  The New York native was born on December 31, 1920 to the late Nelson Jones and Mabel (Washer) Jones.  He was retired from American Motors, Hendersonville Nursing Home, Western Auto, and previously taught at Nashville Auto Diesel School.  He served his country in the United States Army Air Force and saw combat during World War II.  He was a member of the Portland General Baptist Church.  He was preceded in death by his wife of 53 years, Leona Martell Jones, who was the mother of their sons.  Funeral services were held on Tuesday, October 16, 2007 at Portland Funeral Chapel.

J. B. BELL, 76, of Portland died on Sunday, October 21, 2007 at his residence.  The Kentucky native was born on April 11, 1931 to the late Judge and Leolie Bell.  He was retired after 32 years from Ross Gear, TRW of Lebanon.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Bobie Christine Anglea Bell.  Funeral services were held on Tuesday, October 23, 2007 at Wilkinson-Wiseman Funeral Home.  Interment was in Portland Memorial Gardens.

October 31, 2007

Billy Russell GREEN, 68, of Lafayette died on Sunday, October 21, 2007.  The Macon County native was born on December 16, 1938 to Esley Wilson Green and Essie Evel Russell Green.  Funeral services were held on Thursday, October 25, 2007 at the chapel of Family Heritage Funeral Home in Gallatin.  Burial was in Sumner Memorial Gardens.

Doris Odell CORNELIUS, 84, formerly of Scottsville, Ky. died on Saturday, October 27, 2007 at Auburn Health Care in Auburn, Ky.  The Allen County, Ky. native was the daughter of the late Lon Whitney Jackson and Edna Jones Jackson.  She was a homemaker and former co-owner of Wholesale Builder's Supply.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Eldon Cornelius, and son, Jerry Cornelius.  Funeral services were held on Monday, October 29, 2007 at Goad Funeral Home in Scottsville, Ky. Burial was in Allen County Memorial Gardens.

November 7, 2007

Myrtle "Pat" CLARK, 85, of Walla Walla, WAsh., formerly of Portland, died on Monday, October 29, 2007 at the Washington Odd Fellows Home.  Mrs. Clark was born April 25, 1922, in Stoneham, Massachusetts, to Ervin Adolf and Martha McCleary Gloor.  She graduated from high school in New Hampshire and attended Atlantic Union College in South Lancaster, Massachusetts.  On February 6, 1941, she and Stanley Gordon Clark married in Stoneham.  She was a proof reader at College Press at Atlantic Union College.  She moved to this area in 2002 from Portland, Tennessee.  Mr. Clark died May 9, 2005.  Her interests included quilting, poetry, writing music, playing piano and making Bible puzzles.  She was a member of the Village Seventh Day Adventist Church.  She was preceded in death by a brother, Bob Gloor and one niece.

Glenn Irving PIERATT, 80, of Nashville died on Monday, October 29, 2007.  He is survived by his wife of 54 years.  Funeral services were held on Friday, November 2, 2007 from the chapel of Spring Hill Funeral Home.  Interment was in Spring Hill Cemetery.

November 14, 2007

Dwayne Lee TINKER, 61, of Gallatin died on Sunday, November 11, 2007.  The Arkansas native was born October 10, 1946 to the late Herman Lee Tinker and Inez Taylor Tinker.  He served as a minister at the College Heights Baptist Church in Gallatin.  He was a veteran of the United States Air Force and served during the Vietnam War.  Funeral services were held on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2007 at College Heights Baptist Church.  Entombment was in Sumner Memorial Gardens.  Full military rites were provided.

November 28, 2007

Margaret Allen McNEILL, loving daughter, wife and mother, passed away peacefully on Friday, November 23, 2007 at the age of 86 years.  The last months of her life were spent in care and comfort at the Tyndall Good Samaritan Center.  Margaret was born in Tamaqua, Pennsylvania on September 30, 1921.  She married Edgar Howard McNeill of Portland in 1943.  To this union were born two sons.  Margaret enjoyed her life with enthusiasm.  She was always active in social, service, and church organizations in the many places she and her family resided which included Oklahoma, Indiana, Connecticut, Washington state, and Tennessee.  She loved books music and the theater.  Her personal library included many works on American Indians, of whom she was a great admirer and ardent student.  She collected arrowheads extensively on her personal archaeological hikes in Tennessee farm fields and woods.  When her husband passed away in 1980, she moved to South Dakota, residing first in Yankton for several years and then in Springfield for nineteen years, until her time of residence in the Tyndall Good Samaritan Home in January, 2007. Graveside services will be held in Portland at a time forthcoming.

Mary Bendel RAMBO, 94, of Portland passed away Wednesday, November 14, 2007 at her residence.  She was born in Rodfield, PA on August 30, 1913 to the late Henry and Julia Bendel.  She was preceded in death by her husband, William I. Rambo.  Mrs. Rambo was a former Girl Scout Leader and Sunday School teacher in the United Methodist Church.  She was active in the United Methodist women and will be remembered for her work in the Reading Program at the First United Methodist Church in Port St. Lucie, Fla.  She also served as an honorary board member of World's Children organization caring for children around the world.

Clemon Wallace GILLIAM, 83, of Portland died on Monday, November 19, 2007 at his residence.  The Trousdale County native was born on July 7, 1924 to the late Willie Guy and Zula May Gilliam.  He was retired from the Sumner County Board of Education.  He served his country in the United States Navy during World War II. He was a member of the McKendree Memorial United Methodist Church.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Evelyn Calvert Gilliam; sister, Virginia Hunter; and brothers, Orville Gilliam, Russell Gilliam, Noel Gilliam and Robert Gilliam.  Funeral services were held on Wednesday, November 1, 2007 at Wilkinson-Wiseman Funeral Home.  Interment was in Sherron Cemetery.

Julia Alice YOUNG, 64, of Portland died on Friday, November 8, 2007 at Northcrest Medical Center.  The Indiana native was born October 11, 1943.  She was a homemaker.  She was preceded in death by a son, Frankie Young.  Memorial services were held on Saturday, November 24, 2007 at Robertson County Funeral Home.

December 5, 2007

William Oliver "Sonny" EDISON, 73, of Portland died on Monday, November 26, 2007 at his residence.  The Sumner County native was born on November 11, 1934 to the late William and Pauline Eidson.  Funeral services were held on Thursday, November 29, 2007 at Wilkinson-Wiseman Funeral Home.  Interment was in Halltown Cemetery.

Edlene KEPLEY, 73, of Portland died on Wednesday, November 28, 2007 at Skyline Medical Center.  She was born on June 5, 1934 to the late Edward and Sarah Anise Griffith.  She was preceded in death by a sister, Elizabeth Gregory, and son-in-law, Victor Payton.  Funeral services were held on Saturday, December 1, 2007 at Wilkinson-Wiseman Funeral Home.  Interment was in Portland Memorial Gardens.

Cecil M. MORRIS, Sr., 73, of Portland died on Wednesday, November 28, 2007 at Veterans Hospital in Nashville.  The South Carolina native was born on January 10, 1934 to the late Daniel Elias Morris and Martha Olive Hodge Morris.  He was a retired administrative assistant.  He served his country in the United States Army. Masonic rites were held on Friday, November 30, 2007.  Funeral services were held on Saturday, December 1, 2007 at Portland Funeral Chapel.  Burial was in Walnut Grove Cemetery in Cottontown with full military rites provided by the National Guard Reserve Group from Smyrna.

Steve HYTEN, 66, of Portland died on Thursday, November 29, 2007 at Skyline Medical Center.  The Missouri native was born on July 16, 1941 to Emma Lucinda Morgan Hyten of Cottontown and the late Floyd James Hyten.  He was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Tabatha Hyten.  Funeral services were held on Monday, December 3, 2007 at Portland First Baptist Church.  Burial was in Immanuel Baptist Church Cemetery.  Portland Funeral Chapel was in charge of arrangements.

Oliver Nelson MUNDAY, 72, of Portland died on Thursday, November 29, 2007 at Portland Medical Center. The Robertson County native was born on October 24, 1935 to the late Joe and Anna Munday.  He was preceded in death by brothers, Cecil Munday and Joe Munday, Jr.  Funeral services were held on Saturday, December 1, 2007 at Wilkinson-Wiseman Funeral Home.  Burial was in Portland Memorial Gardens.

Randall Joe GOAD, 55, of Portland died Saturday, December 1, 2007 at Vanderbilt Medical Center.  The Sumner County native was born on October 8, 1952 to the late Delbert E. Goad and Ethel Mae Smalling Goad.  Funeral services were held on Tuesday, December 4, 2007 at the Portland Funeral Chapel.  Burial was in Old Brush Cemetery.

December 12, 2007

No obits.

December 19, 2007

William M. HUNTER, 86, of Murfreesboro died on Wednesday, December 12, 2007 at Middle Tennessee Medical Center.  He was born on September 16, 1921 in Gordonsville, Tenn. to the late Mr. and Mrs. Walter Adrian Hunter.  Mr. Hunter was a graduate of Tennessee Tech and Peabody college and was an educator for forty years.  He served as principal of Sumner County Schools in Portland and as principal of Central High School in Columbia before joining the state Department of Education in 1964 as Director of Schools for Middle Tennessee.  He was a veteran of World War II and was an USN Ensign graduating from Midshipman School at Columbia University, NY where he was assigned to LST duty and transferred to the Joint Chiefs of Staff in Washington, D.C. as Assistant Officer at the Message Center.  In January 1945, he was assigned to attend the Yalta Conference in Russia and in July 1945 to the Potsdam Conference in Germany.  He was an active member of the First United Methodist Church and the Murfreesboro Kiwanis Club of which he was a Hixon Fellow in honor of his support for their educational programs.  He is survived by his wife of 64 years.  Funeral services were held on Saturday, December 15, 2007 at Murfreesboro First United Methodist Church.  A private interment was conducted in the Gordonsville Cemetery on Sunday, December 16, 2007 where the Murfreesboro Kiwanis Club served as honorary pallbearers at the church.  He was buried with full military rites provided by the U. S. Navy.

Jerry Wayne CRON, 66, of Portland died on Tuesday, December 11, 2007 at Centennial Medical Center.  The Sumner County native was born on September 29, 1941 to the late James Howard and Aline Helmenteller Cron.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Adella Link Cron.  Funeral services were held on Friday, December 14, 2007 at Wilkinson-Wiseman Funeral Home.  Interment was in Bush's Chapel Cemetery.

Deloris Cline FAROUGH, 82, of Portland died on Sunday, December 16, 2007.  She was a member of the Church of Christ for decades and the secretary and kitchen assistant at Oakmont Elementary School for many years and was known as "Granny".  She was preceded in death by her husband, Earl Howard Farough.  Funeral services will be held at 11 am.  Interment will follow in Corinth Cemetery.

Earlene EDMUNDS, 86, of Portland died on Sunday, December 16, 2007.  The Macon County native was born on December 28, 1920 to the late Odell and Nerva Lee Carter.  Services at Wilkinson-Wiseman Funeral home on December 19, 2007.  Interment will be in Maple Hill Cemetery.

Justin HALL, 61, of Hendersonville died on Sunday, December 16, 2007 at Vanderbilt Medical Center.  The Sumner County native was born on June 2, 1946 to the late Claude and Fannie Parks Hall.  He was the owner and operator of Sumner Crest Winery.  He was a member of the Free Masons and a Shriner.  He was preceded in death by two brothers, James Cecil Hall and Farris Hall.  Visitation will be held at 10 am on Wednesday, December 19, 2007 at Austin & Bell Funeral Home in White House.  Funeral services will be held at 2 pm on Wednesday, December 19, 2007 in the chapel of Austin & Bell Funeral Home.  Interment will follow in White House Memorial Gardens.

December 26, 2007

Peggy Jeanette BROWN, 55, of Portland died on Sunday, December 16, 2007.  The Sumner County native was born on May 4, 1952.  Funeral services were held on Thursday, December 20, 2007 at Wilkinson-Wiseman Funeral Home.  Interment was in Portland Memorial Gardens.


Sumner County, Tennessee Obituary Index

Genealogist's Companion to Research in Sumner County, Tennessee