Obituaries – December 1, 2008

Charlie Howard Bay

Services for Mr. Bay will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 3 in the Maple Hills Church of Christ with Bro. Wayne Miller and Bill Bryson officiating. Interment will be in Union Hill Cemetery in Sykes, Tenn. Visitation will be held in the Maple Hill Church of Christ on Monday, Dec. 1 from 4-8 p.m. and Tuesday, Dec. 2 from noon to 8 p.m.

Mr. Bay, 70, died Sunday, Nov. 30, 2008, at Alive Hospice. Founder and owner of Bay's Bread in Lebanon, he was a member of Maple Hill Church of Christ and a member of Friendship Christian School's board of director for more than 25 years. A 1956 graduate of Lebanon High School, he was a former deacon at Mt. Juliet Church of Christ. a former Boy Scout Cub Master in Donelson and a member of the Cedar Creek Yacht Club. He was a avid football fan, especially of the University of Tennessee and Friendship Christian School and the Bay Family Sportsplex at Friendship Christian in named in his family's honor.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Edna Bay; his father, Earl Thomas Bay, and his brother, Earl Thomas Bay, Jr.

Survivors include his wife, Peggy Cleibron Bay; Sons, Kevin (Carole) Bay and Kerry (Heather) Bay; brother, Willie (Ruby) Bay; sister, Dorothy (Frank) Reed; grandchildren, Erica (Brandon) Guess, Krista (Erik) Bullington, Brittany Bay, Richard Bay, Jord'n Bay and Cordell Bay; great grandchildren, Jakob Guess, Emma Guess, Caroline O'Brien and Ava O'Brien.

Active pallbearers will include Pat Agee, Julian Sampson, Winton Chaffin, Bob Stout, Gary Enzfelder, Gordon Gill, Brian Tuggle and Mackey Bentley. Honorary pallbearers will include Lebanon High School Class of 1956, Cracker Barel Purchasing and Product Development, Mark Tanzer, Nelson Griffin, Friendship Christian School Borad of Directors, and the Faculty and Staff of Friendship Christian School.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Alive Hospice, American Cancer Society or Friendship Christian School.

Partlow Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Jerry Dee Clifton

Services for Mr. Clifton of Mt. Juliet will be1 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 2, at Sellars Funeral Home in Mt. Juliet with Bro. Bruce Grubbs officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Juliet Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Monday, Dec 1, and 11 a.m. util service time on Tuesday.

Mr. Clifton, 46, died Saturday, Nov. 29, 2008 following a long battle with Leukemia.

He was preceded in death by his brother Joseph and his father, Jasck Clifton.

Survivors include wife, Teresa; children Nicholas, Gabriella and Hannah; mother, Shirley Clifton; brothers, Jeff, Jim and John Clifton.

Pallbearers include John Clifton, Jason Clifton, Eric Palmatier, Mike Bay, Ben Rush and Scott Martin.

Robert C. Davis

Services for Mr. Davis will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 2 at Hermitage Funeral Home on Shute Lane in Old Hickory. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Monday, Dec. 1,

Mr. Davis, 39, formerly of Wilson County, died Saturday, Nov. 29, 2008.

Billy Joe "Bill" Dotson

Services for Mr. Dotson will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 2, in the Partlow Chapel with Bro. Rob Amason officiating. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Monday, Dec. 1 in the Partlow Chapel.

Mr. Dotson, 75, died Saturday, Nov. 30, 2008, at his residence. a member of the Baptist faith, he served in the Air Firce as a flight engineer and staff sergeant and retired from Precision Rubber after 23 years of service.
He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Mary Williams; sisters, Helen Greathouse, Wilma Westfall, Mary Glen Boehaer and Avenell Fowler; broother, Jack E. Dotson; nephew Bob Greathouse.
Survivors include wife, Mary C. Dotson; stepdaughter, Peggy Reece Curtis; step-great grandchildre, and step great great grandchildren James (Charlotte) Curtis, Tim (Chris) Curtis, Will Curtis, T. J. Curtis, Kayla Curtis and Brittney Gammons.

Pallbearers will include Tim and James Curtis, Ronnie Woodall, Phillip and Kenneth Underwood and Franklin Grandstaff.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Heart Association.

Jeffery Saddler

Services for Mr. Saddler will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 2, at the Market Street Church of Christ with Pastor Wayne Bailey, Bro. David Meek and Bro. Reggie Hatcher officiating. Interment will be at the Mt. Lebanon Memorial Gardens. isitation will be 10 a.m. until service time Tuesday at the church.

Mr. Saddler, 46, died Thursday, Nov. 27, 2008, in McMinnville, Tenn., following a motor vehicle accident.

He was preceded in death by his parents, John Wallace Johnson and Willie Mae Saddler; two brothers, Sergeant Hessie Allen Brooks and Tony Ray Saddler.

Survivors include fiance, Fatima Evans of Sparta, Tenn.; son, Jeffery Tristen Alexander of Lebanon; grandchildren, Tristiana and Jeffery Treymel and Jeffery Traystan Alexander; brother, Larry (Janie) Brooks of Mt. Juliet; sister-in-law, Tomessa Harrison Saddler; nephews, Anthony Ray Saddler and Michel Saddler; niece, Tanisha Saddler; aunts, Della Bailey, Mary Helen (Nelson) Swiggart, Myrtle Jean (William) Rawls, Ruth Jack, Marjorie (Donald) Hatcher and Dorothy Sue Jackson; uncles, Glen Saddler, Dennis (Brenda) Johnson, Jimmy (Francine) Johnson,; cousins, Joe W. Saddler Jr., Pastor Wyne Bailey and Wayne Johnson; friends, Angie Evans and family, John Provine and Donnell Word.

Disyal Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Rob Jerald Schall

Services for Mr. Schall will be 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 4, at Celebration Lutheran Church in Mt. Juliet with Pastor Kevin Martin officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to service at the church.

Mr. Schall, 52, of Mt. Juliet, died Saturday, Nov. 29, 2008. A 1974 graduate of Mt. Juliet High School and a graduate of MTSU, he was a member of Celebration Lutheran Church and co-owner of Hydro-Design Service, Inc.

He was preceded in death by his father, Hal David Schall, Sr. and two brothers, Rick Schall and Ron Schall.

Survivors in clude his mother, Shirley Schall (Bob) Dorsey of Nashville; brother, Hall (Laura) Schall of Mt. Juliet; nieces and nephews, Dixie Schall, Barnum Schall, Rebecca Kruck, Caleb Schall, Carly Schall and Monica Schall; several great nieces and great nephews and several cousins, including Kris Gorrell with whom he was especially close and worked side by side with for 26 years.

Memorials may be made to Celebration Lutheran Church.

Bond Memorial Chapel in Mt. Juliet is in charge of arrangements.

Pearl Sullins

Services for Mrs. Sullins will be noon Monday, Dec. 1, at Wilson County Funeral Home and Memorial Park with Bro. J.H. Jackson officiating. Visitation will be Saturday, Nov. 29, from 4-8 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 30, from 4-8 p.m.

Mrs. Sullins, 83, died Thursday, Nov. 27, 2008, at Lebanon Health Care Center.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard R. Sullins; father-in-law, Willie Black; grandson, James Larry Whitworth; brother, William R. Black; father, Willie Black; mother, Addline Black and great-granddaughter, Hailey Comer.

Survivors include: sons, Howard R. (Teresa) Sullins, Willie E. (Kim) Sullins and Walter R. (Marsha) Sullins, all of Lebanon; daughters, Mary E. Denson and Linda F. (Jerry) Bogle, all of Mt. Juliet; brother, Hoyte R. Black of Mt. Juliet; 15 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren and girlfriend, Judy Davis of Lebanon.

Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the funeral home.


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