Obituaries – August 9, 2007

James “Jim” Clark Eakes

Services for Mr. Eakes will be 2 p.m. Friday at the Mt. Juliet Church of Christ with Bro. David Shannon officiating. Interment will be in Conatser Cemetery. Visitation will be 2-8 p.m. Thursday and noon to p.m. at the church.

Mr. Eakes, 67, of Mt. Juliet, died Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2007. He was a member of the Mt. Juliet Church of Christ and retired from Dupont.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Lucian Eakes and Lillian Hudson and a brother, Gary Eakes.

Survivors include: his wife, Carolyn Conatser Eakes; sons, Tony (Alisa) Eakes and Mike (Stacey) Eakes; grandchildren, Adam, Kelsey, Brooke and Chase Eakes; a sister, Dot (Bobby) Hudson; and a brother, David Eakes.

Active pallbearers will be Bobby Hudson, Troy Hudson, Scotty Hudson, Bobby Griffin, Virgil Armstrong, John Carson, Larry Conatser and Kenneth Bates. Honorary pallbearers will be Warren Smith, James Fleming, Frank Hazelwood, Eugene Graves and the elders and deacons of the Mt. Juliet Church of Christ.

Hermitage Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Fredda O’Dell Russell

Services for Mrs. Russell will be 9 a.m. Friday, Aug. 10 at Partlow Funeral Chapel with Bro. Carl Goad and Bro. Bud Lambert officiating. Interment will be in Wilson County Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be 2-9 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 9.

Mrs. Russell, 85, of Lebanon died Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2007 at her residence. She was retired from the Lebanon Woolen Mill after 30 years and was a member of Bethel Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by parents Luther Allen and Blanche Gilmore Piercy; and brothers Douglas and Wayne Piercy.

Survivors include: sons Phillip (Jean) Russell of Milton, Tenn., and Stanley (Gena) Russell of Lebanon; daughter Dianne Young of Lebanon; brother Melvin Piercy of Lebanon; sisters Alvilda Hancock, Ramona (Charles) Haskins and Karen (J.H.) Drennon, all of Lebanon; grandchildren Lynn (Roberta) Russell, Jamie Russell, Hope (Jason) Wright, Holly (Keith) Taylor, Steven (Melanie) Young, Zack and Cole Russell; great-grandchildren Ashley and Braedon Taylor, Corey Wright, Sydney Wright, Charlye and Chase Young; and cousin Ann Burnett.

Memorials can be made to Odyssey Hospice, 444 MetroPlex Drive, Suite 102B, Nashville, TN 37211.

Pallbearers will be Steve Piercy, Mike Piercy, Jimmy Piercy, Scott Drennon, Dwight Drennon, Ricky Haskins, Jeff Haskins and Greg Piercy.


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