Obituaries – December 15, 2008

Etta Jane Agee

Services for Mrs. Agee will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 16, at Sellars Funeral Home in Lebanon with Bro. Bob Curtis officiating. Interment will be at Wilson County Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be 2-8 p.m. Monday and 10 a.m. Tuesday until service time.

Mrs. Agee, 93, died Sunday, Dec. 14, 2008.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Wiley Agee; parents, John T. and Nancy Haynes Everett; sisters, Gertrude Roberts and Daisy Barrett; brothers, Jay Everett and Foster Everett; grandson, Randy Agee and granddaughter, Tammy Hudson.

Survivors include children, Peggy Hudson, Doris Hudson, Tommy Agee, Billy Agee and Rayburn Agee; sisters Lynn Everett and G;adys Tarpley; 13 grandchildren and numerous great and great great grandchildren.

Pallbearers will include grandsons and great grandsons.

Sellars Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Sallie D. Hobbs Clemons

Services for Mrs. Clemons will be 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 15, at the Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home with the Rev. Terry Cathey officiating. Interment wil follow in the Wilson County Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be 9 a.m. Monday until service time.

Mrs. Clemons, 95, died Saturday, Dec. 13, 2008, at the University Medical Center. Born June 8, 1913 in Wilson County, she was a homemaker and a member of the Bartons Creek Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, James Isham and Ida Warf Hobbs and her husband, Alton Bryan Clemons, three brothers and one sister.
Survivors include a niece, Clara Kropinak of Michigan, several great nieces and nephews.

Friends will serve as pallbearers.

Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Tabitha Arrington Ferguson

Graveside services for Mrs. Ferguson will be 1 p.m. Monday, Dec. 15, at the Wilson County Memorial Gardens with Dr. Larry Locke officiating. There will be no visitation prior to the service.

Mrs. Ferguson, 102, of Lebanon, died Saturday, Dec. 13, 2008, at Lebanon Health and Rehab. Born Sept. 14, 1906, in Wilson County, she was a graduate of Wooden Preparatory School and attended Cumberland University. She was the oldest member of the College Hills Church of Christ. Formerly office manager of the Barry Carter Milling Company, she was also a partner in the Lebanon Mill and Grain Company. She was a retired employee of the City of Lebanon.

She was preceded in death by her parents, William C. and Elizabeth Odum Arrington; her husband, William Bridges Ferguson, sisters, Martha Francis Barry and Elizabeth Kennedy.

Survivors include two nephews, Sedwyn T. Kennedy of Oklahoma City, Okla. and William O. (Joyce) Barry of Lebanon and her extended family, Janice (Larry) Lloyd, Susan (Ed) James, William R. Hunt, Christopher and Chelsea Bay, Tim (Susan) Lloyd, Adam (Shelley) Lloyd, Shelby and Shane Hunt.

Pallbearers include William Hunt, Dr. Jim Hundley, Larry Lloyd, J. Barry, Ed James and Christopher Bay.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the College Hills Church of Christ or a charity of your choice.

Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Helen Deloris Sellars

Services for Mrs. Sellars will be 1 p.m. Monday, Dec. 15, at Sellars Funeral Home with Bro. Greg Moser and Bro. Danny Sellars officiating. Interment will be in Wilson County Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be 11 a.m. Monday until service time.

Mrs. Sellars, 76, died Friday, Dec. 12, 2008. She was a member of the Southside Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Dr. Earl and Mattelean Wooden Ashworth, husband, Riley Sellars and great grandson, Wren Schlecht.

Survivors include children, Riley Alvin (Alice) Sellars, Deborah (Maxie) Croninger, Chnthia Pauline Sellars, all of Lebanon; Peggy Earline (Richard) Northcutt of Nashvlle, Walter Earl (Sherry) Sellars and Kerry Marcus Sellars, both of Lebanon; siblings, Carl (Jenny) Ashworth of Gallatin and Earline (Roy) Watson of Nashville; eight grandchildren, six great grandchildren and special friend, Peaches.

Pallbearers include Ronnie Sellars, Eddie Sellars, Donnie Ashworth, William Harris, Michael Lalonde and Shawn Croninger. Honorary pallbearers will be Sunday School Class at Southside Baptist Church.

Sellars Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Helen Sheppard

Services for Mrs. Sheppard will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 17, at Bond Memorial Chapel in Mt. Juliet with the Rev. Billie Friel officiating. Interment will be at Mt. Juliet Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 16, and one hour prior to service on Wednesday, Dec. 17.

Mrs. Sheppard, 86, died Saturday, Dec. 13, 2008. A member of the First Baptist Church of Mt. Juliet, she was a former member of the First Methodist Church of Clarksville, Tenn., where she taught Sunday School, was the organist and secretary of the church board.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Carney and Ruby Bowler Baggett; her husband, William Patrick Sheppard; sister-in-law, Frances Baggett and brother-in-law, Eddie Page.

Survivors include daughter, Patty Sheppard (Roger) Ramsey; brother, Stanley Baggett; sisters, Ruth (James) Wyatt, Betty (Robert) O'Neal and Sue Page; brother-in-law, Joseph Sheppard; grandchildren, Katherine Scarlett Ramsey and Cade Patrick Ramsey, numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews and great great nieces and nephews.

Bond Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Dorothy Summers

Services for Mrs. Summers will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 16, in the Partlow Funeral Chapel with the Rev. David Freeman officiating. Interment will be in the National Cemetery in Nashville. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 15.

Mrs. Summers, 91, died Sunday, Dec. 14, 2008, in the Cedars Quality Health Care Center. She was a member of the Holliday Heights Baptist Church and a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Pearl and Virgie Sevier; husband, Ken Summers; son, Roy Carroll; four sisters and two brothers.

Survivors include daughter, Shirley (Ed) Nelson of Lebanon; grandchildren, Mitch (Cindy) Harel and Phyllis (Scott) Worley; great grandchildren, Jessica Harel, Allie Harel and Hannah Harel; great great grandchild, Jayden Harel.

Active pallbearers include Ed Nelson, Mitch Harel, Scott Worley, Robert Kindrat, Justin Bruce and Danny Wynn.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association.

Partlow Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Kenneth Dean Willoughby

Services for Mr. Willoughby will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 17, in Hermitage Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Chuck Groover of Victory Baptist Church in Mt. Juliet officiating. Interment will follow at Hermitage Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be 6-9 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 16, at Hermitage Funeral Home.

Mr. Willoughby, 46, died unexpectedly in Ashville, N.C. on Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2008. Born in Nashville on Dec. 15, 1961, he attended Mt. Juliet High School and was a veteran of the U. S. Navy.

He was preceded in death by his brother, David, and grandparents, Frank and Geneva Willoughby and Woodrow Midkiff.

Survivors include his parents, Joe and Barbara Willoughby; son, Nation David Willoughby; daughter, Skye Haley Willoughby; step son, Matt Rightmyer; sister, Sherry Byrd (Patrick); brother, Mike Willoughby and grandmother, Helen Midkiff Capra.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in Ken's memory to the Mt. Juliet Help Center, 2526 N. Mt. Juliet Rd., Mt. Juliet, TN 37122 or another charity.

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