Obituaries for Sept. 5, 2012


Maddox Dean

A Celebration of Life for infant Dean will be 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 9 at Lighthouse Baptist Church in Murfreesboro with Pastor Charles Ray officiating. A reception will be held at the church following the service.

Infant Maddox Dean, died Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012.

Survivors include: his mother, Chynna Roberts; aunts, Sydney Colburn, Marquis Roberts and Chelsey Nunley; grandmother, Eileen Riecke “Big Momma”; grandfather, Eric Heilman “Big Dog”; godmother, Georgia Christensen; and numerous great-grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

Sellars Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Larry Lindsey

A memorial service for Mr. Lindsey will be 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7 at Global Vision Baptist Church.

Mr. Lindsey, 64, of Mt. Juliet, died Aug. 31, 2012.

He was preceded in death by parents, Alsie and Opal Lindsey; and brother, Ray Lindsey.

Survivors include: wife, Linda Lindsey; brothers, Wade (Charlotte), James (Virginia), Eldon (Leila) and Edward (Donna) Lindsey; sister-in-law, Gladys Lindsey; daughter, Sunny (Daniel) Quire; son, Thomas (Deborah) Perry; grandchildren, Wyatt Taylor and Sandi, Wendi, Misti Mae, Lewie and Leon Jordan; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Sellars Funeral Home at Mt. Juliet is in charge of arrangements.

Robert E. Locke

Funeral services for Mr. Locke were 1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 4 at Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home with Bro. Buford Bane officiating. Interment with military honors was in the Wilson County Memorial Gardens.

Mr. Locke, 77, of Lebanon, died Friday, Aug. 31, 2012, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville. Born in Wilson County, he was the son of the late Horace Benton Locke Sr. and Mary Ethel Cox Locke. He served in the National Guard and the U. S. Army. He was an insurance salesman and broker.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers, George, Edward and Junior Locke.; and sisters, Alberta Allen and Nina Green.

Survivors include: wife of 45 years, Vera Ayers Locke; son, Ken Jernigan of Nashville; and sisters, Lucille Taylor, Emma Fish, Betty Lackey and Reba Hailey, all of Lebanon; sister-in-law, Nell Ayers; and many nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers were Robert Locke, Floyd Rascal and Chris Scurlock, Terry Callis, Patrick Seay and Eddie Fowler.

Memorials may be made to the Wilson County Veterans Park.

John Hoyt Shehane

Graveside services for Mr. Shehane will be 5 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5 at LaGuardo Cemetery with Bro. W.L. Baker will officiating. Visitation will be Wednesday from noon until 4 p.m. at Partlow Funeral Chapel.

Mr. Shehane, 57, died Monday, Sept. 3, 2012 at his residence. He was a member of LaGuardo Baptist Church and employed with Rock-Tenn Box Company.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Hoyt Brown and Mary Elizabeth Graves Shehane; and brother, John Ray Shehane.

Survivors include: sisters, Lorena Chatham of Lebanon and Ruth Shehane of LaGuardo; stepsister, Linda (Clarence) Standridge of Smithville; numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

Active pallbearers will be Teddy and Luke Stewart, Brian Woodard, Danny Winninghame, John White and Tim Toungett. Honorary pallbearers will be Dan Stewart, Don Johnson and John Ryan Pitts.


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