Obituaries - October 6, 2008

Anna Heubi Leake

Services for Mrs. Leake will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 8, at Seabrook, Dieckmann and Naville Funeral, 1846 East Ok Street, New Albany, IN. Interment will be in Graceland Memorial Park. Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 6, at Bond Memorial Chapel in Mt. Juliet.

Mrs. Leake, 102, of Mt. Juliet, died Friday, Oct. 3, 2008, at her home. She was born in Tell City, Ind., and was a long time resident of Speed, Ind., prior to moving to Tennessee in 2005 to be closer to her granddaughter. a longtime member of Speed Memorial Church, the New Albany Country Club and the Tell City OES, she attended Purdue University and was a member of the Alpha Chi Omega Sorority.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Fred and Josie Heubi; her husband of over 50 years, William P. Leake Sr.; her son, William P. Leake, Jr.; sister, Helen (Harry) Barbour; sister-in-law, Virginia (Leo) Pellum; brother-in-law, Johnny (Jean) Leake; niece, Harriet Vance Pruett and other family members. Survivors include granddaughter, Leanne Leake (Erick) Kane of Old Hickory, Tenn., and her children, Anna Marie Kane and William Benjamin Kane and son, Richard (Joyce) Leake of Charlestown, Ind.; granddaughters, Linda Leake of Charlestown, Ind., and Shelley (Donnie) Thomas and their children, Kimberly and Kelley Thomas of Louisville, Ky.

Magdalene Worley McDonald

Services for Mrs. McDonald will be 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 6, at Partlow Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Martin Thielen officiating. Interment will be in the Wilson County Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be noon Monday until the service.

Mrs. McDonald, 87, of Lebanon, died Friday, Oct. 3, 2008, at Quality Care Nursing Home. She was a member of First United Methodist Church and was retired from Robert Shaw-Lux Clock.

She was preceded in death by her parents Mr. and Mrs. Bryan Isom; husbands, John Dee Worley and Harold McDonald. Survivors include her sons, David Worley, Dean (Janie) Worley. Wayne (Stephanie) Worley and H. B. (Joanne) McDonald; brother, Waymon (Louise) Isom; sister, Amy (Rev. James H.) Williams; grandchildren, Mike Worley, Jeff Worley, Stephen Worley, Linda Strick;land, Zack Worley, Jermiah Worley, Natasha Worley, Patsy Steigleder, John D. Worley II, Christine Fryer, Brian McDonald, Elizabeth McDonald and Juli Cargill; 14 great grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers include Mike Worley, Jeff Worley, Stephan Worley, John Worley II, Justin Higgins, John T. Worley. Honorary pallbearers will be members of Mrs. McDonald's Sunday School Class. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Heart Association.

Doyle O'Brien

Services for Mr. O'Brien will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 7, at Jennings & Yers Chapel with Herb Alsup and Al Bugg Jr. Officiating. Internment will be at Coleman Cemetery. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 6 at the funeral home

Mr. O'Brien, 77, of Christiana, died Saturday, Oct. 4, 2008, at his residence in Woodbury. A native of Rutherford County, he was retired from the Murfreesboro Police Department after 43 years and Pinnacle National Bank after 25 years. He attended Immanuel Baptist Church and was a charter member of Rucker Baptist Church.

He wa preceded in death by his parents, J. W. and Elva Walkup O'Brien and brother, William Curtis O'Brien. Survivors include his wife, Patricia Ann O'Brien; son Joey (Jaclyn) King; daughter, Melanie (Paul) McFarlin; sons, Greg and Chris King; grandchildren, Matt King, Tanner King, Ryan King, Braxton McFarlin, Brailey McFarlin; Brianna King, and Carissa King; nephew, William (Janice) O'Brien; nieces, Lela (David) Orman and Linda O"Brien; great nieces and nephews, Curtis O'Brien III, Clint (Kyla) O'Brien, Carlena (Warren) Harriman, Caleb (Amanda) O'Brien, Joshua O'Brien and Rachel Orman; special friends, Jenny Chaffin (Tommy and Beth).

Active pallbearers will include William O'Brien, David Orman, Josh O'Brien, Curtis O'Brien, Clint O'Brien, Cale O'brien, Warren Harriman, Matt King, and Ryan King. Honorary pallbearers will be Braxton McFarlin, Tanner King, Ray Walkup, Billy O'Brien, Jack O'Brien, Randy O'Brien, Leland Webb, Carl Prater, Richard Reeves, Gary Simpson, Bill Jones, Billy Walkup, Richard Hargrove and Dr. Gon Rhueland.

Jerry A. Orchanian

Services for Mr. Orchanian will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 8, at Victory Baptist Church in Mt. Juliet with Bro. Chuck Groover officiating. Interment will be in Mt. Juliet Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 7 at Sellars Funeral Home in Mt. Juliet and one hour prior to services at the church.

Mr. Orchanian, 61, of Mt. Juliet, died Saturday, Oct. 4, 2008. He was the Warning Coordination Meteorologist for the National Weather Service in Middle Tennessee. He has worked in the Nashville area for about 14 years training storm spotters across Middle Tennessee and making weather safety presentations to prepare citizens and local officials for severe weather.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Manase and Rose Orchanian. Survivors include his wife of 26 years, Patricia Orchanian; brothers, John (June) Orchanian and Leroy (Gina) Orchanian; and sister, Grace (Jack) Karian.

Pallbearers will include family and friends and honorary pallbearers will be co-workers at the NOAA National Weather Service.

Mattie Belle Robinson

Services for Mrs. Robinson will be 1 p.m. Monday, Oct. 6, at Hunter Funeral Home in Watertown with the Rev. Don Mathis officiating. Interment will be in Salem Cemetery. Visitation will run prior to service time.

Mrs. Robinson, 91, of Watertown, died Saturday, Oct. 4, 2008, at Woodbury Nursing Home. Born Sept. 11, 1917 in Liberty, Tenn., she was a Baptist and worked for the Garment Factory.

She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Olivia Campbell Sheshane; husband, Vernon R. Robinson; sisters, Odell Mathis, Bea Southworth, Geneva Bellestri; brothers, Buster and Ferman Sheshane. Survivors include son, Vernon Wade (Carol) Robinson of Lebanon; daughter, Shirley (Jimmy) Browning of Alexandria; grandchildren, Vernon Wade Janco of Knox, Ind., Steven Leslie Janco of Whiting, Ind., Gregory (Linda) Hartman of Mt. Juliet, Kim (Steve) Clark of Watertown and Vadr Hartmen of Nashville; great grandchildren, Jake (Lindsay), Matt (Lacee) and Madisson Harris, Nicole (P. J.) Anderson, Seth Brown, Crue Julian, Gretchen and Greg (Rebecca) Hartman, Carty and Josh Janco, Stephen and Laura Clark; great great grandchildren, Pierce Anderson, Kaylynn Harris, Brayden and Briley Clark; sister, Teen (Glenn) Stinson of Rockwell, Texas; brother, Turney (Louise) Sheshane of Watertown.

Pallbearers will include grandsons and great grandsons.

Teddy Stafford

Visitation and services for Mr. Stafford will be 10 -11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 8, with funeral to follow at Market Street Church of Christ with Bro. David Meek officiating. Interment will be in the Middle Tennessee Veterans Cemetery in Pegram, Tenn., at 2 p.m.

Mr. Stafford, 68, of Lebanon, died Saturday, Oct. 4, 2008.

Survivors include his wife, Emma Tapley Stafford; daughters, Shellie (Jubal) Cooper and Georgia Mai Patton, both of Nashville; stepdaughter, Sharon (Tyshea) Bradshaw of Dallas, Texas; several grandchildren; brothers, Donald Stafford of Los Angeles, Calif., Robert (Gwendolyn) Stafford of Detroit, Mich., Eugene (Margaret) Stafford of Lebanon and Clarks Stafford of El Paso, Texas; sister, Kathy (Freddie Paul) White of Lebanon and other relatives and friends.

 

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