Obituaries for April 20, 2013



Wilma Wright

Larry Patton

Funeral services for Mr. Patton will be held Sunday, April 21 at 3:30 p.m. at Sellars Funeral Home at Mt. Juliet. Interment will follow the service at Wilson County Memorial Park with family and friends serving as pallbearers. Visitation with the family will be Sunday from 1:30-3:30 p.m.

Mr. Patton, 60, of Mt. Juliet, passed away April 19, 2013.

He was preceded in death by father, Raymond Armstrong Patton.

He is survived by mother, Carolyn Patton; sisters, Elaine (Don) Skipworth and Lisa (Tim) McDonald; nieces and nephews, Mike (Karen) Bone, Cheryl Bone (Mark) Lively, Donna Skipworth (Billy) Ream, Troy (Allison) Skipworth, Blake McDonald and Shelby McDonald; and great-nieces and great-nephews, Patton Bone, Emerson Bone and Rowan Skipworth.

Billy Rhea Spain

Funeral services for Mr. Spain will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 23 at Sellars Funeral Home in Lebanon (at Stone Mansion, 416 Rome Pike). Interment will be in Wilson County Memorial with family and friends serving as pallbearers. The family will be receiving friends from 4-8 p.m. on Monday and from 9 a.m. until the service at the funeral home.

Mr. Spain, 80, passed away on April 18, 2013.

Survivors include daughters, Christy O’ Connell and Kay (Bernie) Kahl; grandchildren, Bonnie Kahl (Paul) Hawk, Connie (Kris) Franklin, Tracy (Michael) Ashey, Timothy O’Connell, Trent O’Connell and Claire O’Connell; sister, Peggy Arkita; and three great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by daughter, Beth Spain and parents, Lillard and Callie Pulley Spain.

Wilma Hall Wright

Funeral services for Mrs. Wright are scheduled for 1 p.m. Monday, April 22 at Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home with Bro. Jimmy Wright, Bro. Bill Speight and Bro. Todd Elliott officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Juliet Memorial Gardens. Visitation Sunday 1-6 p.m. and Monday after 10 a.m. at Ligon & Bobo.

Mrs. Wright, 77, of Lebanon, passed away Thursday, April 18, 2013 at Summit Medical Center in Hermitage.

Born June 24, 1935, in Davidson County, she is the daughter of the late Ray M. and Lucille Bell Hall. She was a homemaker and a member of Highland Heights Church of Christ.

She is survived by her husband of 58 years, James H. Wright; three children, Mark (Christine) Wright, Eric (Ramona) Wright and Lisa (Steve) Thompson; two sisters, Joan Ferrell and Peggy (Terry) Hemontolor; brother, Tommy (Mary) Hall; seven grandchildren, Justin (Erin) Wright, Emily (Aaron) Wells, Joseph (Jessica) Wright, Brian (Missy) Wright, Nick (Bobbie-Jo) Thompson, Maria Thompson and Stephanie Thompson; and five great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society.

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