Obituaries - July 26, 2008

Ruth Davenport

Services for Mrs. Davenport will be 2 p.m. Monday, July 28, at Sellars Funeral Home with Bros. Danny Sellars and Kenneth Bowen officiating. Interment will be in Wilson County Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be 2-8 p.m. Sunday and noon until the service Monday at the funeral home.

Mrs. Davenport, 75, of Lebanon, died Friday, July 25, 2008.

She was preceded in death by parents, Lonnie and Helen Walls Davenport; daughter, Wilma Jean Hudson; and brothers, Earl and Aubry Davenport.

Survivors include: children, Joyce (Ray) Webber and Gerald and David Hudson, all of Lebanon; sisters, Edith Wooden and Reba Simms, both of Lebanon; grandchildren, Candace Steverson, Danny (Katherine), Joey and Crystal Hudson, and Melanie and Michael Brewington; and nine great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Timmy Martin, Chase Hudson, Steve Malone, Michael Wood, Terry Simms and Chris King.

Frank C. Howell III

Services for Mr. Howell will be 11 a.m. Monday, July 28 at Jennings and Ayers Chapel with Father James Kallarackan officiating. Interment will be in Polk Memorial Gardens in Columbia, Tenn. with Father Davis officiating. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Mr. Howell, 33, of Lebanon, died Tuesday, July 23, 2008 at his residence. He was born in Pittsburg, Pa. and had lived in Murfreesboro for the last 10 years. He was a tool and die maker with Jamison Steel Rule Die.

Survivors include: parents, Frank C. Jr. and Rosalind Bell Howell of Lebanon; sisters, Robyn Meredith Howell of Springfield and Kelly Elise Howell of Watertown; nieces, Samantha Blake and Kenley Henter Prescher, and Tatum Jade Thompson; and nephews, Sean Michael and Jonathan Scott Daniels.

Pallbearers will be Jerry and Chad Howell, Michael Foster, Tracy Krazick, Mike Vitantonio, John Stacy, Mike Daniels and Justin Poston. Honorary pallbearers will be Sean Daniels and Ian McNeil.

In lieu of flowers, please make memorials to MDA or MS Foundation.

Lanie Owen Sisco

Services for Mrs. Sisco will be Monday, July 28 at 1 p.m. in the Towncreek Old Fashion Missionary Baptist Church with Bro. Garry "Buster" Drennon, Michael Drennon, Ronnie Stafford and Josh Greer officiating. Interment will be in the Cedar Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be today from 5 to 8 p.m. and on Sunday, July 27, from 2 to 8 p.m. in the Partlow Funeral Chapel. Mrs. Sisco's family will receive friends one hour prior to services at the church.

Mrs. Sisco, 93, of Lebanon, died Friday, July 25, 2008, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Mrs. Sisco was a housewife and a charter member of the Towncreek Old Missionary Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Emmer Lou Dies Owen; husband, Prentice Sisco Sr.; son, Prentice Sisco Jr.; four brothers, one sister, two great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

Survivors include a on Billy (Billie) Sisco of Lebanon; daughters, Wilma (Riley Sr.) Greer of Lebanon, Margaret Granstaff of Lebanon, Linda (Bobby) Conder of Lebanon; daughter-in-law, Geraldine Nave of Smithville; 16 grandchildren, 34 great-grandchildren, 26 great-great-grandchildren.

Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.


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