Obituaries - November 27, 2007

Leslie Janeen Bentley

Services for Mrs. Bentley will be 1 p.m. Wednesdasy, Nov. 28, at Sellars Funeral Home in Mt. Juliet with Bro. Danny Sellars officiating. Interment will follow in Mt. Juliet Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Tuesday and 11 a.m. until services on Wednesday at the funeral home.

Mrs. Bently, 53, died Sunday, Nov. 25, 2007.

She was preceded in death by her son, Jared Bentley and her parents Paul Nicholas and Betty Hillis.

Survivors include: her sons, Josh (Deidre) Bentley, Shane Bently and Jordan Bentley; a daughter, Kara Bentley; two brothers, Paul R. “Nicky” (Penny) Nicholas and David Nicholas; sisters, Patsy (Bobby) Clay, Susan(David) Cochrance and Julie Louden; and two grandchildren, Allison Bently and Alaina Bentley.

Pallbearers will be family and friends.

Eugene “Gene” Thomas Crawford

Memorial services for Mr. Crawford will be 3 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28 at Christian Life Chapel with Pastor Rich Gipson officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to services at the church.

Mr. Crawford, 80, of Lebanon, died Sunday, Nov. 25, 2007.

He was preceded in death by parents, Earl and Ruth Crawford; sons, Mark and Roger Crawford; and sister, Betty Crawford. Survivors include: wife, Pat Crawford; children, Peggy Lea (Ray) Anderson, Kenneth (April) Johnson, Shari (Randy) Self, Lissa (Bill) Groom and Kristopher (Sara) Johnson; brothers, Bob (Della) and Phil (Jeanie) Crawford; grandchildren, Stacey Lascalla, Heidi Engel, Christopher and Hannah Johnson, Ryan, Lauren and Austin Self, and Caleb and Miranda Groom; and great-grandchildren, Kyle and Erin Engel.

Sellars Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Edward Ray Freeman

Services for Mr. Freeman will be 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28 at Kayne Ave. Baptist Church with the Rev. Vincent Campbell officiating. Interment will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 29 in Middle Tennessee Veterans Cemetery in Pegram. Visitation will be 6 p.m. until the service Wednesday at the church.

Mr. Freeman, 47, of Nashville, died Thursday, Nov. 22, 2007 at his residence.

Survivors include: wife, Shannon Freeman; mother, Barbara Hogan; sons, Maurice. Orlan and Patrick Freeman; five grandchildren; step-daughter, Renea Rucker; a host of brothers, sisters, nieces, nephews and cousins; devoted friends, Mark, Jr. and Donnie Patton; and the Naptown Raiders Motorcycle Club.

Hellum Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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