Obituaries – August 8, 2007

Sallie Odean Dunham

Graveside services for Mrs. Dunham will be 2 p.m. Aug. 9, at Wilson County Memorial Gardens with Elder Charles Allen Gentry officiating. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Wednesday at 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at the Carthage Chapel of Bass Funeral Homes.

Mrs. Dunham, 83, of the Pea Ridge Community of Smith County and a Lebanon resident, died Monday, Aug. 6, 2007, at Riverview Regional Medical Center in Carthage. She was a homemaker and a member of the Chestnut Mound Missionary Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Lillie Cowan and Benjamin Hill Watts; seven siblings, Louise Watts, Birdie Watts, Georgie Watts, Thulia Woodard, Alex Watts, Willard Watts and Tom Watts; and her huband Bill Dunham.

Survivors include: a niece, Beverly (Floyd) Angel of Elmwood, Tenn.; a nephew, Kenneth Watts of Lebanon; three stepchildren, Tammy (Robin) Cook of Brush, Tenn.; Barbara (William) Harris and Peggy (Tim) Eatherly of Lebanon; and several more nieces and nephews.

Goldman Seay “Daddy G.” Gregory

Services for Mr. Gregory will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 8, at the chapel of Anthony Funeral Home with Eld. Kevin Harrison officiating. Interment will be in Dixon Springs Cemetery.

Mr. Gregory, 86, of Hartsville, died Sunday, Aug. 5, 2007, at University Medical Center. He worked in the Trousdale County Tobacco Market for more than 60 years. He served on the Trousdale County Quarterly Court for many years and was past president of the Farm Bureau. He was a member of Dixons Creek Missionary Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Louise C. Gregory and a brother, Opal Gregory.

Survivors include:a son, Jerry Dexter (Janice) Gregory of Tampa, Fla.; three daughters, Dixie Taylor (Tommy) Huff of Castalian Springs, Tenn., Sarita Holland of Hartsville and Tamera (Tony) Gulley of Hartsville; 10 grandchildren, Tonya Gregory, Sonya (Ted) Kemp, Kristi (Jeff) Carter, Tabitha (Shawn) Gregory, Kaleb Holland, Landon (Heather) Gulley, Jenna Gulley, Shay Scott, Les (Andrea) Gregory and Ryan (Lacy) Gregory; 11 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and an aunt, Violet Gregory of Dixon Springs, Tenn.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made tot he Jared Lee Holland Memorial Scholarship Fun at Trousdale Bank & Trust and to the Dixons Creek Missionary Baptist Church Mission Fund.

 

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