Obituaries for Dec. 8



Ingram

Vallie Mae Andrews
Graveside services for Mrs. Andrews will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012 at Wilson County Memorial Park with the Rev. Kenneth Tramel officiating.
Mrs. Andrews, 91, of the Shop Springs community, died Friday morning at The Pavilion Health Care Center in Lebanon. Daughter of the late Seldon and Lector Blythe McDowell, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Lee Andrews; her sister, Edith Andrews and a nephew, Kevin Wynn.
Vallie is survived by her daughter, Janice Wilkerson and her husband, Pete of Lebanon; grandson, Curt (Leslie) Wilkerson of Dowelltown; great-grandchildren, Savannah Mae Wilkerson and Sirus James Wilson; sister, Ruth (Leslie) Wynn of Winston-Salem, N.C.; nephew Phil (Jane) Wynn of Winston-Salem; great-nephews, Greg Wynn and Jeremy Ledford.  In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Gideons.
Hunter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Lewis Wendell Hayes

Funeral services for Mr. Hayes will be held Monday, Dec. 10 at 10 a.m. at Sellars Funeral Home at Mt. Juliet with Pastor Mike Ripski officiating and Assoc. Pastor David Hesson assisting. Interment will follow the service at Hermitage Memorial Gardens with Mr. Hayes’ son, grandsons, and sons-in-law serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be the Questor Class LFUMC. Visitation with the family will be Sunday, Dec. 9 from 2-4 p.m. and one hour prior to the service on Monday.

Mr. Hayes, age 79 of Lebanon, passed away Dec. 7, 2012. Mr. Hayes was born Feb. 17, 1933. He spent his youth in Madison. He graduated from Isaac Litton High School in 1951 and attended MTSU. Mr. Hayes was employed by Eastern Airlines for 32 years. After his retirement from Eastern, he worked for the Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority. He is a member of Lebanon First United Methodist Church. He was an avid golfer and spent his retirement with Norma traveling, gardening, bird-watching and being a loving and nurturing step-father and grandfather.

Mr. Hayes was preceded in death by parents, Wayne and Georgia Hayes.

He is survived by the love of his life, Norma F. Gober-Hayes; three step-children, Melanie Gober (Paul) Grand of Bellevue, Miriam G. (Mike) Thompson of GA, and Michael E. (Laurie) Gober of Spring Hill; brother, Don (Sarah) Hayes of VA; nephew, Perry (Jan) Hayes of Memphis; niece, Lynn Hayes of VA; five step-grandchildren; one great-grandchild; two great-nephews; and one great-niece.

Memorial contributions may be made to Alive Hospice, 1718 Patterson St., Nashville, TN. Arrangements by Sellars Funeral Home at Mt. Juliet, 2250 N. Mt. Juliet Road, Mt. Juliet, TN 37122, 615-758-5459, obituary line 615-758-8818, sellarsfuneralservices.com.

Ruth Robinson Ingram
Visitation will be held on Sunday, Dec. 9 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. in the Partlow Funeral Chapel and Monday, Dec. 10 from 9 a.m. until funeral services at 10 a.m. in the Partlow Chapel. Bro. Ed Pugh and Norman Weber will officiate the services. Interment will be in Bethlehem Cemetery.
Mrs. Ingram, 85, passed away at her residence on Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012. Mrs. Ingram was a member of Good Hope United Methodist Church, graduate of Peabody University, employed with the Wilson County Board of Education as an accounting and typing teacher with Lebanon High School for over 40 years, a member of the Retired Teachers Association, a devoted wife, mother, grandmother “Memaw” and friend.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Baxter and Elizabeth Wilkerson Robinson; father-in-law, John Morgan Ingram and mother-in-law, Willie Ingram; sisters, Nancy Davis, Mary Ann Weber and Marjorie Midgett; brother, David Robinson.
She is survived by husband of 60 years Harold Bains Ingram united in marriage on Nov. 1, 1952; sons, Randy (Robbie) Ingram of Mt. Juliet and Perry (Kristy) Ingram of Lebanon; grandsons, Ryan (Tabitha) Ingram, Regan (Katie) Ingram and Baxter Ingram; granddaughter, Cody Ingram; step-grandsons, Jacob and Lucas Oliver; great-grandsons, Bains Ingram and Kolbe Phillips; step-great-granddaughter, Averi Oliver; brother, Paul (Doris) Robinson; sister, Lynn (Bill) Farris; and brother-in-law, Norman Weber.
Mrs. Ingram’s nephews will serve as active pallbearers. In lieu of flowers the family request contributions may be made in her memory to the Good Hope United Methodist Church, 9179 Trousdale Ferry Pike, Lebanon, Tn. 37090.

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