Obituaries - June 22, 2009

Mary Neal Brady
A memorial service for Ms. Brady will be held at a later date. Ms. Brady will be laid to rest next to her husband in Seminole, Okla.
Ms. Brady passed away June 19, 2009 in Lebanon at Quality Health Care after an extended illness. She was born in September 1920 in Green County, Okla.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Clarence J. Matthews and Dora Roasch, brothers Archie and Jimmy Matthews, and husband, Marvin "Pat" Brady.
She is survived by daughters Osie Dunn of Lebanon and Mary Jane (Don) Aunspaugh of Richland, Wash.; six grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren. Sellars Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Jimmy Dale 'Hemi Head' Davis

Services for Mr. Davis will be 3:30 p.m., Tuesday, June 23, 2009 at Ligon and Bob Funeral Home with Bro. Barry Keene and Bro. Kenneth Head officiating. Interment will be in Cedar Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be 2-8 p.m. Monday and noon until service time on Tuesday.
Mr. Davis, 65, of Lebanon, died Saturday, June 20, 2009 at Skyline Hospice. Born in November 1943 in Wilson County, he was retired from TRW/Ross Gear and was a bus driver for  Wilson County Schools. He was a member of the Bethlehem Church of Christ.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Jesse Thomas Davis and Mary Elizabeth Bingham Davis; and two brothers, Thomas Lee Davis and Dallas Sullivan Davis. Survivors include his wife of 43 years, Shirley Ann Wilkerson Davis; son, Gregory Dale Davis of Lebanon; two brothers, Wilton Carlton Davis of Nashville and Raymond E. Davis of Mt. Juliet; three sisters, Margaret Frances Schmidt of Springfield, Frances Louise Murrell of Mt. Juliet and Helen Louise Williams of Toledo, Ohio.
Family and friends will serve as pallbearers and honorary pallbearers will be co-workers from TRW and Wilson County School Bus Drivers.

W.G. 'Rooster' Ferrell
Services for Mr. Ferrell will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 23, 2009 at the Ligon and Bob Funeral Home with the Rev. Terry Fesler officiating. Interment will follow at the Wilson County Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be 2-8 p.m. Monday and after 10 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Mr. Ferrell, 75, of Lebanon, died Saturday, June 20, 2009 at his home. Born in Wilson County, he was a Korean Army veteran and a member of the Cedar Grove Baptist Church. He was a farmer and retired from Dupont with 27 years of service.
He was preceded in death by his parents, William Gallatin and Annie Lula Fagan Ferrell; two sisters, Virginia Ferrell and Nell Brown; and two brothers, James Ferrell and Burton Ferrell.
Survivors include his wife of nearly 57 years, Joan Hall Ferrell; three sons, Tony (Cheryl) Ferrell, Todd (Barbara) Ferrell and Tim (Liz) Ferrell; five grandchildren, Holly Stormer of Knoxville; Carolyn Gore and Heather Ferrell, both of Nashville; Michael Ferrell of Murfreeesboro, and Will Ferrell of Lebanon; two step-grandchildren, Jennifer Haggard of Watertown and Cissy Rich of Alexandria; and seven great-grandchildren.
Active pallbearers include Tommy Hall, Ronnie Ferrell, Bill Ferrell, Mark Wright, Jamie Ferrell and Greg Hemontolor. Honorary pallbearers will be his horse riding buddies.

Roy Garrett
Services for Mr. Garrett will be 11 a.m. Monday, June 22, 2009 at Sellers Funeral Home with Bro. Joe Nelms officiating. Interment will be at Cedar Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to services
Mr. Garrett, 43, died Wednesday, June 17, 2009. He was employed with PFG.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Eugene and Betty Abbott Garrett, and borthers, Terry Pryer and Kenneth Garrett.
Survivors include wife, Lisa Bonner Garrett; children, Brittney Garrett, Joshua Garrett and Brooke Garrett; siblings, Regina Michelle Maddox and Mickeal Tony Pryer.

Donald Eugene 'Donnie' Lowe

Services for Mr. Lowe will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 24, 2009 at Bond Memorial Chapel in Mt. Juliet with Bro. Dan Russell officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Juliet Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, and from 11 a.m. until service time on Wednesday.
Mr. Lowe, 53, of Mt. Juliet. died Sunday, June 21, 2009. He was a member of Teamsters Local #460.
Survivors include his wife, Deborah Rader Lowe of Mt. Juliet; daughter, Dana Lowe (Cevin) Warsop of Lavergne, Tenn.; parents, James C. and Margaret R. Lowe of Waverly, Tenn.; brothers, Ricky (Nancy) Lowe, Ronnie Lowe and Danny (Patty) Lowe; sisters, Debbie Lowe (David) Pitcock and Lisa Lowe (Kent) Whitley.
Active pallbearers include Ricky Lowe, Chris Lowe, David Wayne Lowe, Jamie Hudson, Jason Schroeder and Keith DeLong. Honorary pallbearers include Ronnie Lowe and Ronnie Powers.

Barry Curtis Smith
A memorial service will be held for Mr. Smith at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, June 23, 2009 at Partlow Funeral Chapel. Visitation will be from 4 p.m. until time for the service.
Mr. Smith, 58, of Lebanon, died at his home on Saturday, June 20, 2009. He was a truck driver with Denney Trucking.
Survivors include his mother, Lois Smith of Okalhoma; son, Stephen (Amy) Smith of Franklin, Tenn.; daughter, Loni Hennessey of Jackson, Tenn.; brothers, Richard (Barbara) Smith of Florida and Steve (Linda) Smith of Montana; sister, Carol (Dave) Hunsperger of Oklahoma; grandchildren, Curtis, Brittny, Dallas, Landon and Bailee; great-grandchildren, Aubrey and McKayla.

 

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