Obituaries - February 7, 2009

Roy R. Enoch

Services for Mr. Enoch will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 10 with Bro. Bill Fowler officiating. Interment will be in Brush Creek Cemetery. Visitation will be 2-8 p.m. Monday and 9 a.m. until the service Tuesday at Sellars Funeral home.

Mr. Enoch, 52, of Lebanon, passed away Friday, Feb. 6, 2009.

Terry Frye

Services for Mr. Frye will be 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 8 at Sellars Funeral Home at Mt. Juliet with Bro. James Gordon Williams and Bro. Danny Sellars officiating. Interment will follow the services at Hurricane Church Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday from 4-8 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. until the service at the funeral home.

Mr. Frye, 45, of Gainesboro, Tenn., passed away Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2009.

He was preceded in death by grandparents, Orville and Earline Hager and Sam and Earline Frye; and brothers, Chuck Frye and Paul Allen Frye.

Survivors include: fiancé, Carol Myres; mother, Linda Frye Rich; father, Charles Frye; brother, Steven (Anita) Frye; sisters, Regina (David) Estes, Ginger Christian, and Jennifer Christian; many nephews, nieces and many special friends.

Howser Dean Jones

Services for Mr. Jones will be 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 8, at the Alexander Funeral Home Chapel in Lafayette, Tenn. with Brother Tony Day officiating. Interment will be follow in the Macon County Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Saturday from 2 to 9 p.m. and Sunday until service time.

Mr. Jones, 75, of Lebanon and formerly of Lafayette, passed away Friday, Feb. 6, 2009, at University Medical Center.

Survivors include: daughter, Teresa Irby of Lebanon; step-son, Brad (Karen) Oldham of Lebanon; step-daughter Tonya (Terry) Matthews of Castalian Springs, Tenn.; special grandson, Stuart (Heather) Irby of Lebanon; granddaughter Christian Irby of Lebanon; great-grandchildren Adalynn Irby and Kali Grace Irby; and six step-grandchildren.

Nettie Frances Graves Watkins

Services for Mrs. Watkins will be 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 8 at Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home with Eld. Goldman F. Davenport officiating. Interment will follow in Cedar Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday noon–8 p.m. and after 11 a.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Mrs. Watkins, 83, of Lebanon, passed away Thursday, Feb. 5, 2009, at the Quality Care Nursing Home. She was the daughter of the late Charlie Byron and Mary Katie Williams Graves. She worked for 35 years at Bradshaw Drugs and was a member of the Athens Missionary Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Willie Watkins; and son-in-law, J. C. Ray.

Survivors include: children, Bill (Carolyn Ann) Watkins of Lebanon and Vera Ray of Franklin; sister, Mary Katherine Graves of Lebanon; brother, Charles Ray Graves of Maryville; three grandchildren, Amanda Watkins of Lebanon; Al (Tammy) Ray of Lynnville and Scott (Francie) Ray of Thompson Station; four great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Bennie Watkins, Al Ray, Jesse Jackson, Russell Poteet, Barrett Ray, Carsie Graves, and Curtis Graves. Honorary pallbearers will be the Staff of Quality Care South I, members of the Athens Missionary Baptist Church, Angelia Manning, Angel Starks, Kim Lester, Loretta Neal, Pam Good, Brandi Thomas, and Harriett Jarrett.


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