Obituaries for June 5, 2012

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Charlene Blew

Services for Ms. Blew were Monday, June 4, at Avant Funeral Home with Bro. Ronnie Smith and Bro. Clarence Davenport officiating. Interment was in Hillview Memorial Cemetery.

Ms. Blew, 68, of Alexandria died Friday, June 1, 2012 at her home. She was born in Lebanon to Elizabeth Sandlin and the late Charley Blew. She was a member of Lower Helton The Baptist Church. She graduated from Liberty High School and worked for 30 years at several different banks as a teller.

Survivors include: mother, Elizabeth Sandlin Blew of Alexandria; friend, Elizabeth 'Liz' Bartley; and several cousins.

The family requests in lieu of flowers, memorials be made to the charity of your choice.

Donald E. Geer

Services for Mr. Geer will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 6, at the First Church of the Nazarene with Bro. Gary Wilson officiating. Interment will be in Cedar Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be 4-9 p.m. Tuesday, June 5 and 9 a.m. until the service on Wednesday at the church.

Mr. Geer, 72, of Lebanon, died Saturday, June 2, 2012 at University Medical Center. He was retired and was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene.

He was preceded in death by: parents, Harley and Eva Geer; and child, Jeffrey Scott.

Survivors include: wife, Debra B. Geer; children, Richard Geer, Dwight Geer, Tammy Dillard, Tina Wilke, Nancy Lee, Jason Geer, Laura Geer and Julie Geer; sisters, Arlene Hendricks and Laura Picco; grandchildren, Nikki Jones, Bobby Jo Frankenberry, Jeffrey Geer, Michael Wilke, Te'Nancy Wilke, Elizabeth Wilke, Kitana Lee, Roman Lee, Samantha Jo Lee and Nicholas Buford; and six great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Michael and Roman Lee, Frank Wilke, Edward Bainer, Jason and Richard Geer, Doug Jones and John Reed. Honorary Pallbearer will be Dwight Geer.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the American Heart Association or the Compassion Ministry Fund at the First Church of The Nazarene, 812 N. Cumberland St., Lebanon, TN 37087.

Partlow Funeral Chapel in charge of arrangements.

James 'Bub' Gibbons

Services for Mr. Gibbons will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 6, at Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home with Eld. Buster Drennon officiating. Interment will be in Cedar Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Tuesday, June 5 and 11 a.m. until the service on Wednesday at the funeral home.

Mr. Gibbons, 75, of Lebanon, died Sunday, June 3, 2012 at University Medical Center. He was born in Miston, Tenn., to the late Jewell and Virginia Beauton Lovelace Gibbons.

He was preceded in death by: parents; and brother, Robert Wesley Gibbons.

Survivors include: brothers, Leonard Russell (Eupha) Gibbons, Floyd 'Tommy' (Wanda) Gibbons; Larry Eugene (Bonnie) Gibbons; and Phillip (Linda) Gibbons all of Lebanon; several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews.

The family would like to express thanks to Pauline, Thomas Health Care and caregivers Patsy Kemp and Joyce Reynolds for their excellent care.

Alfred B. 'Ted' Lewis

Graveside military services for Mr. Lewis were Thursday, May 31, in Maple Hill Cemetery.

Mr. Lewis, 74, of Huntsville, died Saturday, May 26, 2012 at Crestwood Medical Center.

Survivors include: wife, Judy Milliken Lewis; daughter, Melanie Lewis (Bobby) Steadmon; son, Alfred B. 'Britt' (Becky) Lewis Jr.; and grandchildren, Alfred B. 'Trey' Lewis, Lync Lewis Steadmon and Chandler Morgan Lewis.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made to HOPE Totes, P.O. Box 12837, Huntsville AL 35815 or Trinity United Methodist Church.

Berryhill Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Darnell Sevier

Services for Mr. Sevier were Monday, June 4, at the Gordonsville Chapel of Bass Funeral Homes with Bro. Steve Bode and Bro. Charlie Pollard officiating. Interment followed in the Gordonsville Cemetery.

Mr. Sevier, 76, of Gordonsville, died Friday, June 1, 2012 at his home. He was born in Overton Co. to the late Charles Clural Sevier and Mary Edith Hunter. He was a church leader and a 60 year member at the Macedonia Baptist Church. He worked as a farmer and retired from Tredegar Industries.

He was preceded in death by: parents; wife and mother of children, Thelma Lynch Sevier; son, Steve Sevier; and siblings, Arvil and Donie Sevier, Onie Crawford and Bonnie Mullins.

Survivors include: wife, Eva Sevier of Gordonsville; children, Janice (Michael) Ballard of Gordonsville, Patricia (Steve) Massey of Elmwood, Melissa Gregory of Lebanon, Eric (Peggy) Sevier, Ferlin Sevier and Sammy Sevier, all of Gordonsville; son-in-law, Gary Gregory of Lebanon; stepchildren, Vickie (Jerry) Smith of Mt. Juliet and Pam (Curtis) Shelton of Temperance Hall; sister, Juanita (Horace) Gore of Gordonsville; 17 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

The family requests in lieu of flowers, memorials be made to assist with the funeral fund.

Bass Funeral Home, Gordonsville Chapel in charge of arrangement.

 

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