Obituaries - December 15, 2007

Ada Poff Holliday

Memorial services for Mrs. Holliday will be 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 16 at the Hermitage United Methodist Church Fellowship Building. Visitation will be 2 p.m. until the service Sunday at the church.

Mrs. Holliday, 96, of Old Hickory and Lebanon, died Saturday, Dec. 8, 2007. She was a charter member of Bethany Christian Church and worked as an inspector at Roanoke Box Company.

She was preceded in death by parents, Samuel and Berchie Poff; and husband, Albert Holliday. Survivors include: daughter, Judith (Louis) Alverides; grandchildren, Teresa and Gregory (Jana) Alverides and Dana Sowell; great-grandchildren, Louis and Chelsea Alverides and Samantha and Sabrina Sowell; sisters, Almeda Bohon and Perdine Manning; and several nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Alive Hospice or Hearthside at Castle Heights Assisted Living.

Maggie Stanton

Services for Mrs. Stanton will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15 at the Cookeville Chapel of Hooper Huddleston Horner Funeral Home with the Rev. T.J. Bennett. Interment will be in Crest Lawn Cemetery. Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m. until the service Saturday at the funeral home.

Mrs. Stanton, 92, of Baxter, died Thursday, Dec. 13, 2007 at NHC Cookeville. She was a homemaker and attended Baxter United Methodist and Pleasant Grove Methodist.

She was preceded in death by parents, Oliver and Ova Fakes Dawes; husband, Willard Stanton; daughter-in-law, Juie Stanton; sisters, Bonnie Pulley and Mabel Byrd; and brothers, Dennis and Bill Dawes. Survivors include: sons, Jimmy Stanton of Baxter and Eddie (Donna) Stanton of Lebanon; grandchildren, Jennifer, Scott and Jason Stanton, Suzie Fancher and Jena Buckler; and great-grandchildren, Josh, Christopher, Todd, Tucker and Ty Stanton, Lee, Champ, Anthony and Rance Buckler and Gavin Fancher.

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