Obituaries for March 12, 2013



Joe Barnes

Clayton Dean Banks

Funeral services for Mr. Banks, conducted by Rev. Rodney Haskins, will be 11 a.m. on Wednesday, March 13. Interment will be in Wilson County Memorial Gardens. The family will be receiving friends at Sellars Funeral Home in Lebanon (at Stone Mansion, 416 Rome Pike) on Tuesday from 4-8 p.m. and on Wednesday from 9 a.m. until the service.

Mr. Banks, 52, passed away on March 9, 2013.

Survivors include wife Penny Gibbs Banks; children, Joshua (Robin) Warren, Matthew Lynch and Tyler Goodrum; sister, Teresa Mitchell; mother- and father-in-law, Robert and Doris Huttchson; and grandchildren, Savannah Warren, Owen Warren, Jaydin Hoover and Mason Hoover.  He is preceded in death by parents Cecil and Shirley Reid Banks, and two brothers.  Family and friends will serve as Pallbearers. Honorary Pallbearers: Co-workers at PFG.

Joe Kenneth Barnes
Visitation for Mr. Barnes will be held on Tuesday, March 12 in the Partlow Funeral Chapel 4-8 p.m. with a Rosary to be held at 7 p.m. in the Chapel. Funeral Mass to be in the St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church on Wednesday, March 13 at 1 p.m. Father Michael O’Bryan to officiate the services.
Mr. Barnes, 79, passed away Sunday, March 10, 2013 in the University Medical Center. Mr. Barnes was a member of St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church, a Navy veteran serving four years and a retired Air Force veteran serving 17 years. He was an electrician with the Air Force and served aboard the USS Oriskany, one of 24 Essex-Class aircraft carriers serving the United States Navy.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Herman G. and Alma Summers Barnes; brother, Bobby Barnes; sisters, Dorothy Davis and Louise Morris.
He is survived by wife of 56 years, Harriet Barnes; sons, Jeff (Billie) Barnes, Tim(Janice) Barnes; daughters, Joni (Randall) Hayes, Barbara (David) Minchey and Pam (Danny) Hilliard; brother, David (Judy) Barnes; sisters, Francis Baird, Jane(Gerald) Griffin, Charlene Cooper and Ann Tomlinson; grandchildren, Rachel Minchey, Dustan (Sarah) Minchey, Christie (Jason) George, Matthew Barnes, Amanda (Michael) Bundy and Josh Hilliard; six great-grandchildren; brother-in-law, Ernie Capouch.   Active pallbearers, Randall Hayes, Danny Hilliard, David Minchey, Dustan Minchey, Josh Hilliard, Matt Barnes, & Jason George.
The family requests contributions may be made in Mr. Barnes’ memory to the St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church Building Fund, 310 S. Tarver Ave., Lebanon, Tn. 37087.

H.J. “Mac” McVicker Jr.
Visitation for Mr. McVicker is Tuesday, March 12 from 6-8 p.m. at Sellars Funeral Home in Lebanon (at Stone Mansion, 416 Rome Pike). The family will have a private graveside service with full military honors at the Nashville National Cemetery on Wednesday, March 13.
Mr. McVicker, 70, passed away on March 8, 2013. He retired from the United States Air Force after 22 years.  
Survivors include wife of 37 years Lydia McVicker; children, Rachel (Nathan) Falen, Nancy McVicker, Jay McVicker and Sam McVicker; grandchildren, Tyson Kelley, Bryce Kelley, Daisy Wiseman, and Walker Wiseman. He is preceded in death by parents Herbert and Relda Stouffer.

Howard M. Oats

A graveside service for Mr. Oats  will be held on Wednesday, March 13 at 2 p.m. at Harpeth Hills Funeral Home and Memory Gardens, 9090 Hwy. 100 Nashville.

Mr. Oats, 76, of Lebanon, passed away on March 10, 2013 at his home. Truly a man of God. Howard was a people person and worked in the business world all of his adult life, and enjoyed helping others “Rise to the Top” of their ability. Retired in 1999 only to buy several acres and work even harder, but enjoyed even more working on the land as much as working in the public.

Howard was preceded in death by parents, Howard M. and Gertrude Oats, two sisters and a brother.

He is survived by wife of 58 years, Vicki Forrester Oats; daughters, Angelia M. Oats, Lebanon, Kimberly Mitchum, Vancouver, Wash. and son, Howard T. Oats, Lebanon; a brother of Dallas, Texas; two granddaughters and three great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

Dillard Parkerson

Funeral services for Mr. Parkerson will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 12 at Hunter Funeral Home with Chaplin Lemuel Wade officiating. Visitation will be 10 a.m. till service time on Tuesday. Interment will be at New Hope Cemetery, Alexandria.

Mr. Parkerson, 85, formerly of Brush Creek, died Friday evening, March 8, 2013 at Quality Care Health Center in Lebanon. Born in DeKalb County, he was the son of the late Oliver and Movie Malone Parkerson. Dillard was a carpenter and a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Jeanette Foutch Parkerson on Oct. 20, 2009 and by his brothers, Toy, Elbert, M.B. and Jim D. Parkerson; sisters, Isabelle Stephens, Bessie Fitts, Sallie Parkerson and an infant sister.

He is survived by sons, Randy Parkerson and wife, Janet of Lebanon, Gary Williams and wife, Ann of Westmoreland; sister, Ruby Nell Parkerson and brother, John (Ruth) Reynolds both of Alexandria; sisters-in-law, Sherry Parkerson of Smithville and Elizabeth Parkerson of Alexandria; nieces, nephews and many friends.

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