Obituaries – April 1, 2008

Bobby Joe Bell

Mr. Bell, 53, of Columbia, died Saturday, March 29, 2008 at Maury Regional Hospital.

He was preceded in death by parents, Sam and Birdie Duke Bell; and sister, Mamie Bell. Survivors include: children, Tyne, Doran and Durand Bell, all of Lebanon; stepson, Chris Beasley of Lebanon; grandson, Austin Bell; devoted friend, Esther Bell; sisters, Mary Richardson of Nashville, Shirley (Billy) Jennings of Columbia and Angelene (Milton) Dungey of Nashville; brothers, Sam (Pam) Bell of Lewisburg, Tenn. and Charles Bell of Decatur, Ala.; aunts, Alene Mayes, Artress Holt and Ora Mae Duke, all of Columbia and Emma Bell of Riddleton, Tenn.; uncles, Alvin Duke Sr. of Nashville and Wilburn Hardison Sr. of Columbia; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Nashville Embalming is in charge of arrangements.

Martha Jane Black

Services for Mrs. Black will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 2 at McReynolds-Nave & Larson Chapel with Dr. Roy Mullens officiating. Interment will be in Black Cemetery. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Tuesday and 11 a.m. until the service Wednesday at the funeral home.

Mrs. Black, 58, of Clarksville, formerly of Lebanon, died Sunday, March 30, 2008, at her residence. She was the daughter of Mack and Helen Seay Jerles and was employed by Acme Boot for 16 years and Toshiba for nine years.
Survivors include: her parents; husband, Dorris Black of Clarksville; son, Jeffery Todd Smith of Clarksville; brothers, Mickey Jerles of Clarksville and Mike Jerles of Hopkinsville; sisters, Barbara Mirabal of New Mexico and Doris Butcher of Alabama; grandchildren, Christian and Jordon Smith and Jessica Nelson, all of Clarksville; and several nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Wayne Black, Mickey and Mike Jerles, Christian Smith, Tim Hamilton and Pablo Mirabal. Robert Seay will serve as honorary pallbearer.

Timothy B. Craddock

Services for Mr. Craddock will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 2 at Sellars Funeral Home with Bro. Stan Edwards officiating. Interment will be in Spring Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be 1-8 p.m. Tuesday and one hour prior to the service Wednesday at the funeral home.

Mr. Craddock, 44, of Carthage, died Sunday, March 30, 2008. He was vice president of A&L Service Inc.
He was preceded in death by mother, Myrna Moore Craddock. Survivors include: wife, Roni Leigh Craddock; sons, Jeff and Jesse Craddock; stepsons, Dakota and Dustin Beasley; father, Jimmy (Joyce) Craddock; brother, Gene (Barb) Craddock; sisters, Pam Craddock, Kelley (Mark) Morris and Missy Shaffer; grandchildren, Natalie and Katlin Craddock; nieces, Shelley and Brittany Burton and Kristin Disser; nephews, Steve Disser, Jake Morris, Justin, Bradly and Jason Craddock, and Gary Hudgins; and grandmother, Juanita Bethel.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Timmy Craddock memorial fund at Wilson Bank & Trust.

Ethel Louise Richardson

Services for Mrs. Richardson will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 2 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints with Bishop Mack Chesley officiating. Interment will be in Gallatin Cemetery. Visitation will be 2-8 p.m. Tuesday at Family Heritage Funeral Home.

Mrs. Richardson, 90, of Gallatin, died Saturday, March 29, 2008.

She was preceded in death by parents, Oren Norman and Laura Josephine Davis Biles; husband, Lanta Palmer Richardson; and granddaughter, Diane Richardson. Survivors include: son, John Anthony (Pamela) Richardson of Gallatin; daughters, Deborah Lynn (Richard) Pruitt of Gallatin and Jeanette Pendley of Lebanon; sister, Cecil Lyons of Hermitage Springs; grandchildren, Jason (Rachel) Pruitt, Kristin Pruitt (Jimmy Hill), Laura (Kase) Cloapp, John (Lelah) Richardson, Josh Pendley, and Lisa Pendley (Cliff Joslin); and great-grandchildren, Mark Winstead, Micah Pruitt, McKyah Hill and Aaliyah Michelle Pendley.

Pallbearers will be Kase Cloapp, Jason Pruitt, John Richardson, Josh Pendley and Billy and David Lyons.


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