Obituaries - April 6, 2007

Willie Robert 'Bill' Barrett, Sr.
Services for Mr. Barrett will be 2 p.m. Saturday, April 7, at Hunter Funeral Home. Interment will be in Jennings Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday, April 7, from 10 a.m. until service.
Mr. Barrett, 59, of Watertown, died Thursday, April 4, 2007, at his residence.
He was preceded in death by his father, Robert Allen Barrett.
Survivors include: children, Willie Robert Barrett, Jr., of Watertown, Tammy Stradtner, of Portland, Jerry Barrett, of Smithville, and Christina Barrett, of Dekalb County; five great-grandchildren; mother, Maude Jennings Barrett; sisters, Mary Phillips, of Murfreesboro, and Margaret Smith, of Gladeville; brothers, Harold Barrett, of Cottage Home, James Barrett, of Woodbury, Kenneth Barrett, of Christina, Jeff Barrett, of Smithville, and Glenn Barrett of Christina and several nieces and nephews.
Active Pallbearers will the nephews.

Nathan Glenn Hackney
Services for Mr. Hackney 1 p.m. Saturday, April 7, at Woodfin Memorial Chapel, Murfreesboro, with F. Murray Mathis, Teb Batey and Vernon Burrow officiating. Interment will be Roselawn Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Friday, April 6, from 4 p.m.-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Mr. Hackney, 84, of Murfreesboro, died Wednesday, April 4, 2007. He was a member of the Third Baptist Church, a U.S. Air Force veteran having served in WWII and retired from the Alvin C. York VA Medical Center after 35 years of service.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Virgil Columbus and Cora White Hackney.
Survivors include: wife of 62 years, Allie B. Barrett Hackney; daughter, Glenda Schott of Murfreesboro; brother, Marvin Hackney of Lebanon; sisters, Mary (George) Goodall, of Mt. Juliet, and Glenna (Mac) McKinney, of Murfreesboro; grandchildren, Dr. Nate Schott, Jeff Schott, Jennifer Wyatt, all of Murfreesboro, and Allison Schott, of Fairfax, Va.; nine great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Donna Hackney, of Mt. Juliet, Ola Mae Hackney, of Lebanon, and Gladys Hackney, of Murfreesboro, and brother-in-law, Rocco La Rocca of Mt. Juliet.
Active Pallbearers will be grandsons and nephews. Honorary Pallbearers will be the Murfreesboro Blue Raiders 2005-2006 CCC Youth Football Team.

Linda Ramierez Johns
Memorial services for Mrs. Johns will be 1 p.m. Saturday, April 7, at Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home. Visitation will Saturday, April 7, at 10 a.m. until service.
Mrs. Johns, 51, of Lebanon, died Thursday, April 4, 2007, at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville. She was a machine operator at Southtec.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Armando and Maria L. Ramierez.
Survivors include: husband, Gerald Johns; sons, Aron (Laronda) Frazier, of Waynesboro, and Addam (Lindsay Smith) Frazier, of Lebanon, and grandchildren, Blaine Bevis and Emily Frazier.
Ligon & Bobo are in charge of arrangements.

Shirley Faye Kish
Services for Mrs. Kish will be 10 a.m. Monday at Hermitage Funeral Home with the Rev. Ken Edwards officiating. Interment will be in Hermitage Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Sunday from 2 p.m.-4 p.m. and 6 p.m.-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Mrs. Kish, 51, of Mt. Juliet, died Friday, March 29, 2007.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Helen Idell Poe.
Survivors include: husband, Tim Kish; step-daughter, Julie Kish; father, James Samuel Poe; brothers, Jimmie Ray Poe and James Michael Poe; step-brother, James Samuel Poe II and sister, Barbara Ann Brown.

Haywood Turner
Memorial services for Mr. Turner will be 2 p.m. Saturday, April 7, at the United Pentecostal Church with Pastor Daniel Stirnemann will be officiating. Visitation will be Saturday, April 7, from noon until service.
Wilson County Funeral Homes are in charge of arrangements.

Charles Robert Werstler
Memorial services for Mr. Werstler will be 7 p.m. Monday, April 9, at Bond Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Mike Reese officiating. Visitation will be Monday, April 9, from 5 p.m. until service time.
Mr. Werstler, 87, of Hermitage, died Thursday, April 5, 2007. He was a member of Miami Springs Presbyterian Church and attended Cloyds Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Mt. Juliet. He was a decorated WWII Army veteran and the recipient of two Bronze Stars. He had a career as a thoroughbred horse trainer for Dixiana Stables in Lexington, Ky., for over 30 years.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Shirley Ann Owens Werstler and parents, Robert Benjamin and Nellie Wise Werstler.
Survivors include: children: Lindalee (David) Buckholts, of Mt. Juliet, and Rob Werstler, of Austin, Texas; sister, Maxine Daily of Greentown, Ohio, and grandchildren, Charles Buckholts, twins, John and Paul Buckholts, Logan Werstler and twins, Heidi and Susannah Werstler.

Conley Earl Williams
Services for Mr. Williams was Wednesday, April 4, at Gordonsville Chapel of Bass Funeral Homes with Bro. Russ Stephens and Bro. Bobby Peoples officiating. Interment with Full Military Honors was in Gordonsville Cemetery.
Mr. Williams, 72, of Gordonsville, died Monday, April 2, 2007, at his residence. He joined the U.S. Air Force in 1951 and had 21 years in the Air Force and Air National Guard. After retiring from the Air Force, he went to work for TVA in 1971 in construction as a laborer, and retired in 1997. He was a member of the Mt. Juliet Fire Department for 10 years. He was a member of Martha Baptist Church and attended the Hickman Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his son, William Scott Williams and parents, Minnie Arwood and Ben Williams.
Survivors include: wife of 48 years, Linda Alberta Stewart Williams; sons, Jacky (Kelly) Williams, of Hickman, and Bobby Williams, of Gordonsville, and grandsons, Jordan Williams and Doss Williams.

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