Obituaries for May 22, 2012


Janice Marie Castro

Funeral services for Mrs. Castro will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 23, at Hunter Funeral Home in Watertown conducted by Rev. Ronnie Smith. Interment in Jones Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be 3-8 p.m. Tuesday, May 22 and prior to services on Wednesday at the funeral home.

Mrs. Castro, 57, of Watertown, died Monday, May 21, 2012. She was born in July of 1954 in Davidson Co. to the late James Floyd Gammons and Pauline Bridges Gammons Haynes. She was a graduate of Donelson High School and worked in the restaurant industry.

She was preceded in death by: parents; stepfather, Kenneth Haynes; sister, Sandra Faye Hunt; and infant daughter, Courtney Leigh Hale.

Survivors include: husband, Jose Ascuncion Castro of Watertown; daughter, Stephanie 'Buffee' (Otis) Coffee of Lebanon; son, Aaron (Jessica) Hale of Lebanon; grandchildren, Otis Coffee II and Jude Coffee and Nicholas and Landon Hale; sister, Diane Abney of Watertown; brothers, Randy Gammons of Watertown and Michael (Jennifer) Haynes of Old Hickory; and nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Beau Abney, David Hunt, Austin Jones, Josh Jones, Andy Franklin, Travis Fakes and Miguel Castro.

Roger Dwayne Cravens

Services for Mr. Cravens will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 23, at Sellars Funeral Home in Mt. Juliet with Tim Alexander officiating. Interment in Woodlawn Memorial Park. Visitation will be 3-8 p.m. Tuesday, May 22 and noon until the service on Wednesday at the funeral home.

Mr. Cravens, 73, of Mt. Juliet, died Sunday, May 20, 2012.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Reuben W. and Inez J. Cravens.

Survivors include: wife of 50 years, Joyce Cravens; daughter, Tana (Steve) Michael; son, Roger (Rhonda) Cravens; brother, Ronnie (Georgia) Cravens; and grandchildren, Meagan Michael and Derek Michael.

Melvin Loyd 'Chief' Daniels Jr.

Service for Mr. Daniels will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 22, at Sellars Funeral Home in Lebanon with Bro. Jimmy Barrett officiating. Interment in Cedar Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be 11 a.m. until the service on Tuesday at the funeral home.

Mr. Daniels, 42, died Friday, May 18, 2012.

He was preceded in death by: father, John Samuel Hale; grandparents, Charlie and Annie White and Carrie Hale; and father-in-law, Charlie Morgan.

Survivors include: wife of 24 years, Tonya Morgan Daniels; daughters, Shalena Daniels and Heather Daniels; mother, Linda Hale; father, Melvin Daniels, Sr.; grandchildren, Landen and Samuel Daniels; siblings, John (Karen) Hale, Annie (Miguel) Juarez, Karen (Odell) Eldridge, Rita (Frankie) Vaughn, Brenda (Wes) Hale, Leslie (James) Williams, Wanda White and Angela Sherfield; and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Pallbearers will be Odell Eldridge, Michael Castleberry, John Vaughn, Daniel Eldridge, Woody and Chris Sherfield.

Sellars Funeral Home in Lebanon in charge of arrangements.

Charles Keith DeArmond

Funeral services for Mr. DeArmond will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 23, at Victory Baptist Church in Mt. Juliet with the Rev. Chuck Groover officiating. Interment will be 7 p.m. EST at High Falls Cemetery in Jackson, Ga. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Tuesday, May 22 at Bond Memorial Chapel in Mt. Juliet.

Mr. DeArmond, 62, of Mt. Juliet, died Sunday, May 20, 2012. He was a member of Victory Baptist Church. He spent 30 years in the music industry and retired after 25 years as road manager for Delbert McClinton. He is the son of the late Charles and Margaret Brock DeArmond.

Survivors include: wife, Robin Mitchell DeArmond of Mt. Juliet; son, Charles Brock DeArmond of Mt. Juliet; daughters, Samantha DeArmond and Shana Mann, both of Lebanon; brothers, Durant Gerard DeArmond of Wilmington, N.C. and Lawrence Edward (Maureen) DeArmond of Las Cruces, N.M.; sisters, Linda DeArmond (David) Patterson of Marietta, Ga. and Denise DeArmond (Lon) Anderson of Las Cruces; granddaughter, Olivia Grace Mann of Mt. Juliet; and aunt, Mildred O’Neal of Harrison, Ark.

Flowers accepted or memorials may be made to Victory Baptist Church or the Lustgarten Foundation, 1111 Stewart Avenue, Bethpage, NY 11714.

Charlene Ashley Maloney

Services for Miss Maloney was 11 a.m. Monday, May 21, at Lebanon First United Methodist Church.

Miss Maloney, 19, died Wednesday, May 16, 2012. She graduated from Wilson Central High School in 2011. She was born in July of 1992.

Survivors include: parents, James and Debra Burt of Lebanon; father, Tom of Antioch; sisters, Jackie, Raegan, Carrie, Amber and Cheyenne; brothers, Justin, Danny and Jim III; grandparents, Roberta and Richard of Fla. and James and Geri of Ky.; uncles, Tom, Mike, Richard and Rich; aunts Laura, Maureen, Colleen, Chari and Sharlene; best friends and cousins, Gail, Susie and Dawn; and many many more.

In lieu of flowers please send donations in honor of Charlene to the Nashville Zoo Ape planetarium.

Mildred Harrison Marion

Services for Mrs. Marion will be 10 a.m. Thursday, May 24, at the First Church of The Nazarene, in Lebanon, with Bro. Gary Wilson officiating. Interment in Wilson County Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be 3-8 p.m. Wednesday, May 23 at Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home and 9 a.m. until the service on Thursday at the church.

Mrs. Marion, 74, of Lebanon, died Monday, May 21, 2012, at University Medical Center. She was born in August of 1937 in Wilson County to the late Harry David Harrison Sr. and Grace Midgett Harrison. She worked as supervisor of housekeeping at McFarland Hospital and Holiday Inn. She was a member of the First Church of The Nazarene.

She was preceded in death by: parents; husband, Bailey Marion; sisters, Anne Hackney and Anita Cripps; and brother, Harry Harrison Jr.

Survivors include: children, David (Debby) McClanahan of Lebanon and Cindi Parker of Murfreesboro; and two grandchildren, Christy McClanahan (James) Ebert of Hendersonville and Austin Parker of Murfreesboro.

Pallbearers will be Fred Alsup, Cedric Alsup, Johnny Glascock, Ray Grisham, Ralph Flourney, John Fletcher, Johnny Dickens and Sam Oldham. Honorary Pallbearers will be from the church family at the First Church of The Nazarene.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to: UMC ICU staff, Elmcroft, Dr. Anderson & staff, Dr. Matthews & staff and Amedysis Home Health Care.

Ligon & Bobo in charge of arrangements.

Patricia Ann Ward

Funeral services for Ms. Ward will be approximately 1 p.m. Thursday, May 24, at Second Missionary Baptist Church in Lebanon, immediately following visitation at the funeral home. Services will be conducted by Rev. Cordell Haynie. Interment in Wilson Co. Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be noon-1 p.m. at J.C. Hellum Funeral Home.

Ms. Ward, 47, died Sunday, May 20, 2012 at University Medical Center. She was born in June of 1964.

Survivors include: children, Dontez and Jonesha Ward; brother, Billy Joe Ward; aunt, Norma (James) Young; cousin, Loretta Young; and other relatives and friends.

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