Obituaries - September 6, 2008

Dana Hawker

Services for Ms. Hawker will be 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 7 at the Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home with Bro. John Petree officiating. Interment will be in Cedar Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Saturday and after 10 a.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Ms. Hawker, 37, of Lebanon, passed away Thursday, Sept. 4, 2008, at Alive Hospice at Skyline Madison Campus. She was the daughter of Danny and Helen Hays Hawker. She was a graduate of Lebanon High School and attended Vol State College.

She is survived by her parents; sons, Kade and Elijah Hawker, both of Lebanon; sisters, Loretta Hawker of Lebanon, Melissa Ghazaz of Nashville, and Diana Brown of Lebanon; and a half brother, Tim Bennett of Lebanon.

Ruth James

Mrs. Ruth Jane James, 76, of the Laguardo Community passed away Friday, September 5, 2008, at the Sumner Regional Medical Center in Gallatin.  Her remains rest at the Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home where arrangements are incomplete at this time.

Thomas E. Proffett

Services for Mr. Proffett will be 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 7 at Sellars Funeral Home at Mt. Juliet with Bro. Danny Sellars officiating. Interment will be in Mt. Juliet Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be 2-8 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. until the service Sunday at the funeral home.

Mr. Proffett, 50, of Mt. Juliet, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2008.

He was preceded in death by father, Allen Proffett; grandparents, Finley and Elizabeth Proffett and Buck and Evelyn Northcutt. Survivors include: mother, Grace Wheeler; sisters, Glenda Pingley, Brenda Casey, Lisa Strickland, and Susan Wheeler; brothers, Scott, Ed and Chuck Wheeler; numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins.


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