Obituaries - September 22, 2008

Edith Holland Wells

Services for Mrs. Wells will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 23, at Spring Hill Memorial Funeral Home with Jim Taylor officiating. Internment will be at the Buford Family Cemetery in Spring Hill. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Monday and two hours prior to service time on Tuesday at the funeral home.

Mrs. Wells, 90, died Friday, Sept. 19, 2008, at her granddaughter's home following a short illness. Born in Spring Hill, Tenn., she resided in Williamson County until moving to Lebanon in 1964 where she was a mother and homemaker, sharing her love, laughter and joy with her family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Powell Wells; sons, First Sgt. Tandy Wells, USMC and Harold "Grasshopper" Wells; granddaughter, Nila Hoyer; sisters, Viola Newcomb and Lillian Winchester; brother, M. C. Holland; and parents, Glenn and Stella Buford Holland. Survivors include sons, Perry (Geraldine) Wells and Danny (Pat) Wells; daughters, Frances (Emmett) Mangrum and Stella Wells George; grandchildren, Chris (Luther) Kelley, who served as special caretaker, Michael (Lori) Wells, Shane (Angie) Wells, Timmy Wells, Leanne (Jeff) Boone, Derek Taylor, Lee and Shelley George; great grandchildren, Nicole (Scott) Barber, Kolbe Wells, Ashley and Michael Wells, Justin and Hunter Wells; great great grandchild, Ryan Barber, along with four grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren and four great-great grandchildren living in Michigan; brother, Billy Holland; sisters, Annie Grace Russell and Mildred Hughes; several nieces and nephews, many extended family members, friends and neighbors and her beloved dog, Harley.

Stella Belcher

Services for Mrs. Belcher will be 2 p.m. Monday, Sept. 22, at Sellars Funeral Home chapel with Bro. Danny Sellars officiating. Internment will be in Chapman Cemetery Visitation will be 11 a.m. Monday until service time.

Mrs. Belcher, 97, of Lebanon, died Sept. 20, 2008.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Belcher; parents, Norman and Betty Bundy Brewington; daughter, Elizabeth Belcher; son, Herbert Belcher; daughter-in-law, Frankie Belcher; siblings, Alonzo, Arthur, Hubert, Jesse Julius"Dooley", Bessie, Clara, and Mary Lou "Jody." Survivors include son, John "Bill" Belcher of Lebanon; grandchildren, Wayne Belcher, Debbie (Mark) Clark, Barbara Belcher, Robbie Jane (Lynn) Ard, Kathy (Danny) Johnson and Vincent (Brandie) Belcher; great grandchildren, Bob, Frank, Bruce, Cody, Emily, Sarah and Rachael; numerous great great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Special thanks to the nurses and staff at Cedars Health Care and Mrs. Belcher's roommate, Louise Martin.

Traci Linn Burns

Services for Mrs. Burns will be 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 22, at South Haven Baptist Church in Springfield, Tenn.

Mrs. Burns, 35, of Goodlettsville, Tenn., died Sept. 19, 2008.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Steven Burns and her son, Elan Burns. Survivors include mother, Linda (William) Vernon; father, Chestney R. (Debra S.) Papenfuse; children, Samantha Thomas, Tanasa Burns, Tasina Burns and Tullen Burns; siblings, Gina Bailey, Diane Bush, Ladden Vernon, John Gordon and Zachery Gordon; grandmother, Viola Bailey; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Arrangements were handled by Bond Memorial Chapel in Mt. Juliet.

Elan Robert Burns

Services for Mr. Burns will be 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 22 at South Haven Baptist Church in Springfield, Tenn.

Mr. Burns, 21, of Goodlettsville, Tenn., died Sept. 19, 2008.

He was preceded in death by his father, Steven Burns and his stepmother, Traci Burns. Survivors include mother, Cia Rimer; siblings, Samanth Thomas, Tanasa Burns, Tasina Burns and Tullen Burns; grandparents, David and Jackie Burns, Dr. Robert and Patricia Rimer, Linda and William Vernon and Chestney R. and Debra S. Papenfuse; great grandmother, Ruth Givens; several aunts, uncles and cousins.

Arrangements were handled by Bond Memorial Chapel in Mt. Juliet.

 

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