obits for May 15, 2012

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Joan Oakley Harvey

Funeral Services for Mrs. Harvey will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 16, at Hunter Funeral Home in Watertown conducted by Rev. Kenneth Tramel and Rev. Ben Garner. Interment in Jones Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be 2-8 p.m. Tuesday, May 15 and 9 a.m. until the service on Wednesday.

Mrs. Harvey, 68, of Watertown, died Monday, May 14, 2012 at her home. She was born in February of 1944 in Watertown to the late T.F. Oakley and Alberta Bennett Oakley. Her church affiliation was Shop Springs Baptist Church and was a graduate of Watertown High School. She was a homemaker and substitute school teacher.

She was preceded in death by: parents; and husband, Bobby Dean Harvey.

Survivors include: children, Bruce Harvey of Watertown, Janet (Tony) Griffith of Alexandria, Jill (Bryan) Wrather of Norene and Julie (Kevin) Hopkins of Watertown; grandchildren, Cody and Dusty Griffith, Megan Wrather, and Jared and Luke Hopkins; step-grandson, Justin Griffith; brothers, Donald (Glenda) Oakley of Lebanon and Ronald (Dot) Oakley also of Lebanon; and nieces and nehpews.

Nephews will serve as Pallbearers.

Franklin L. Hazelwood, Jr.

Services for Mr. Hazelwood will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 16, at Oakhurst Chapel in Robertson Co. Funeral Home with Dr. Alec Cort officiating. Interment will be in Robertson Co. Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Tuesday, May 15 and noon until the service on Wednesday at the funeral home.

Mr. Hazelwood, 49, of Ridgetop, died Friday, May 11, 2012 at the VA Hospital in Nashville. He was born in Davidson Co. to Franklin L. and Juanita Allen Hazelwood, Sr. He worked for CSX Railroad, was a member of Mt. Juliet Church of Christ and was attending Bethel Baptist Church. He was a veteran of the United States Marines and served in the Iraqi War.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Larry Wayne Hazelwood.

Survivors include: parents, Franklin L. and Juanita Hazelwood, Sr. of Mt. Juliet; wife, Angela Morrow Hazelwood of Ridgetop; son, Carson Hazelwood of Ridgetop; daughters, Ashley Hazelwood of Mt. Juliet and Chloe Hazelwood of Ridgetop; sisters and brother-in-law, Charmaine Major of Lebanon, Jill and Lee Hunt of Lebanon, and Lara Edens of Mt. Juliet; and several nieces and nephews.

The family request memorial contributions be made to the Franklin Hazelwood Memorial Fund at US Bank. All donations can be sent c/o Robertson County Funeral Home.

Robert C. Martin

Services for Mr. Martin will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 15, at the Carthage Chapel of Bass Funeral Homes with Bro. Kenneth Bowen officiating. Interment will be in Smith Co. Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be 10 a.m. until the service on Tuesday at the funeral home.

Mr. Martin, 69, of Lebanon, died Sunday, May 13, 2012 at University Medical Center. He was born in Carthage and was the son of the late Robert Allen and Ann Woodard Martin. He worked in road construction all his life until an accident in 1989 forced him to retire.

Survivors include: wife, Virginia Martin of Lebanon; children, Brenda (Wade) West of Pleasant Shade, Robert A. (Nannette) Martin of Lebanon, Michael (Angela) Martin of Lebanon, Tracey D. (Jessica) West of Smyrna, and Tracie (Chris) Duncan of Lebanon; siblings, William (Lois) Martin of Gordonsville, Leroy (Geraldine) Martin of Westmoreland, Ray (Patricia) Martin of Carthage, Raymond Martin of Carthage, Willie (Donnie) Lambert of Gordonsville, Mary Martin of Carthage and Dimple Vetitoe of Mt. Juliet; 10 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

The family requests that memorials be made to the Family Funeral Fund to assist with funeral expenses.

Theodore Morelli

Services for Mr. Morelli with military honors will be 11 a.m. Monday, May 21 at Nashville National Cemetery. Visitation will be 1-3 p.m. Saturday, May 19 at Bonds Memorial Chapel in Mt. Juliet.

Mr. Morelli, 79, of Mt. Juliet, died Monday, April 30, 2012. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force serving during the Korean War.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Angelina Dragonetti Morelli.

Survivors include: wife of 55 years, Laura Baedor Morelli; children, Lisa Ann (Randy) Ferron, Michael Theodore Morelli and Karen Susan (Steven) Murray; brother, Anthony Morelli; grandchildren, Laura Nicole Elizabeth Morelli, Jessica Ferron, Chelsea Ferron, Kaithlyn Murray and Christopher Murray.

Flowers accepted or memorials may be made to the Disabled American Veterans, P.O. Box 14301, Cincinnati, OH 45250-0301.

Arrangements by Bond Memorial Chapel in Mt. Juliet.

Lisa Massey Thompson

Funeral Services for Mrs. Thompson will be 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, May 16, in the Partlow Funeral Chapel with Pastor Erik Reed officiating the service. Interment in Wilson Co. Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, May 15 and 9 a.m. until the service on Wednesday.

Mrs. Thompson, 50, died Thursday, May 10, 2012. She was a member of Lebanon’s Cumberland Presbyterian Church and worked as a bookkeeper with Thompson Bookkeeping & Tax Service.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Raymond and Freddie Russell Massey; husband, Kerry Thompson; brother, Ricky Massey.

Survivors include: sons, Jeremy (Jill) Doak and Zack Doak; daughters, Lindsey Doak White and Lacey Doak; brother, Randy (Susan) Massey; sister, Libby Taylor; grandchildren, Makiya White, Marcus White, Cade Doak and Syah Doak; stepsons, Cory Thompson and Chris Thompson.

Family members will serve as Pallbearers.


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