Obituaries for Aug. 14, 2012


Daniel Floyd 'Biggen' Barnes

A Celebration of Life Service for Mr. Barnes will be 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 15, at Partlow Funeral Chapel with Bro. Joe Nelms officiating. Visitation will be 4 p.m. until the service on Wednesday.

Mr. Barnes, 60, of Lebanon died Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012. He was a member of Family Baptist and a long haul truck driver for Averitt.

He was preceded in death by: mother, Dorothy Jean Barnes Davis; and brothers, Michael Terry 'Bushwacker' Bush and Steven Allen 'Cannonball' Bush.

Survivors include: father, Alton 'Jr.' Davis; wife, Sadie Virginia 'Crickett' Barnes; sons, Charles Scott Rogers, Daniel Keith 'Hoss' Barnes and William Kirkpatrick Barnes 'Sue'; brothers, Ronnie (Connie) Davis and Tommy (Patty) Davis; sister, Debbie Morris; grandchildren, Alexis Danielle Rogers, Daniel Tyler Barnes and Dustin Alex Barnes; and several nieces and nephews.

Honorary Pallbearers will be Sam, Billy and David Cabrera, Shane Ramsey, David Barnes, Bobby Smith and Jeff Harper.

Partlow Funeral Chapel in charge of arrangements.

Margaret Anderson Davidson

Services for Mrs. Davidson will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 15, at Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home with Bro. John Petree officiating. Interment in Spring Hill Cemetery in Madison. Visitation will be 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 14 and 9 a.m. until the service on Wednesday at the funeral home.

Mrs. Davidson, 78, of Lebanon, died Sunday, Aug. 12, 2012, at her daughters home in Lafayette. She was born in Feb. of 1934 in Springfield and was one of 17 children of the late Robert and Vera Mae Knight Anderson. She was a homemaker and a Baptist.

She was preceded in death by: parents, husband, John Emery Davidson; sisters, Louise McRae, Lorene Netherton and Mary Sue Anderson; and brothers, J.W., Robert Jr., Henry, Everett 'Red', Joe, Noah, Johnny, and Harry Anderson.

Survivors include: daughters, VaLinda (Ed) Flatt of Hendersonville; Kathy Carmack of Lafayette; stepchildren, Eric Davidson, Steve Davidson and family and Carol Jenkins; sisters, Mildred Knight of Joelton, Pauline Sutton of Nashville and Thelma Jean Piercy of Nashville; brothers, James Edward Anderson of Cedar Hill and Bobby Ray Anderson of Nashville; grandchildren, Paula East, Joseph Rittenberry and Amanda and Jesse Carmack; step-granddaughter, Susie Li; great-grandchildren, Rachel Pergler, Shane East, Katlyn Smith, VaLinda and Skylar Rittenberry, Vincent Wilkerson and Daryon Perrin; step great-grandchild, Alex Li; great great-grandchild, Lilly Pergler; and friend, Raoda Kelley of Carthage.

Pallbearers will be Steve and Eric Davidson, Charles and Jesse Carmack, James Netherton and Charles Trent.

Maurice Durante Dobson

Services for Mr. Dobson will be noon on Thursday, Aug. 16, at Corona Baptist Church in Mt. Juliet. Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 15, at Saddler Funeral Home in Lebanon and 11 a.m. until the service on Thursday at the church.

Mr. Dobson, 54, of Mt. Juliet, died Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012 at Vanderbilt Medical Center.

He was preceded in death by his father, Rev. James Dobson.

Survivors include: wife, Shayna Dobson; children, Aisha Clemmons and Maurice Jr. and Marequis Dobson; stepchildren, Alexis and Jeremy Sparkman; grandchildren, Ateshia, Tynia and Kevin Clemmons, Austin Watkins and Alyra Dobson; mother, Martha Lillian Dobson; father- and mother-in-law, Jeff and Ann Sarratt; sister, Peggy (Warren) Carter; brothers, Nathaniel, James (Jackie), Michael (Pamela), Gary, Myron, Tyrone (Sharon) and Pastor Anthiny (Mary) Dobson; brother-in-law, Scott Sarratt; aunts, Audrey (Johnny) Saddler and Barbara Woods; uncles, Major Jackson, Eddie (Corinne Jenkins and John Dobson; great-uncle, Jimmy Dobson; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Saddler Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.


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