Obituaries for April 20, 2010

Mary Elizabeth Allen
Services for Ms. Allen will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 21 at Sellars Funeral Home at Mt. Juliet with Bro. Bill Jackson and Sis. Frances Dennis officiating. Interment will be in Mt. Juliet Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Tuesday from 4-8 p.m. and Wednesday from noon until the service at the funeral home.
Ms. Allen, 71, died Monday, April 19, 2010.
She was preceded in death by parents, John and Addie Reeves Morton; husband, Claude Allen; and brother, Richard Morton.
Survivors include: daughters, Linda Allen and Sandra (David) Williams; son, Randy Allen; brother, Jerry Morton; sisters, Johnny Sue Scurlock, Louise (Buck) Titsworth and Jean (Jerry) Hames; and grandchildren, Monica, James and Megan WIlliams.
Sellars Funeral Home at Mt. Juliet is in charge of arrangements.

Annie Jeanette Brown
Services for Mrs. Brown will be noon Wednesday, April 21 at Hellum Funeral Home. Interment will be in Wilson County Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be 11 a.m. until the service Wednesday at the funeral home.
Mrs. Brown, 82, died Sunday, April 18, 2010 at Skyline Madison Campus.
Survivors include: sister, Willie B. Corder Anderson; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Hellum Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Wm. Chris Denton
Services for Mr. Denton will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 21, in the Partlow Funeral Chapel with Bro. Greg Moser officiating. Interment will be in Wilson County Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Tuesday, April 20, from 4-8 p.m. and on Wednesday, from noon until service time.
Mr. Denton, 47, of Murfreesboro, passed away Saturday, April 17, 2010. He was employed with Horizon Distribution Company as a Sales Representative for 18 years.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Robert Henry Denton and Margaret Conatser Denton; maternal grandparents, Roy Lee and Cornelia Ruth Bush.
Survivors include: parents, Bill and Susan Denton; siblings, Cathy Sue (Larry) Anderson, Jason Neil Denton and Robin Lynn (Chris) Webster of Mich.; nieces and nephews, Cameron, Nathan and Molly Webster; aunt and uncle, Bobby and Joan Denton; cousin, Deneice (Rick) Spurgeon; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Pallbearers will be Larry Anderson, Chris Webster, Rick Spurgeon, James Walker, Doug Webster, Bill Havis, Mac Armstrong and Paul Lamb. Honorary pallbearers will be Tommy Bernard and The Horizon Group.
Partlow Funeral Chapel in charge of arrangements.

Sally Hill Eatherly
Mrs. Eatherly, 83, passed away on Monday, April 19, 2010 at Summit Medical Center. Visitation will be held at Partlow Funeral Chapel on Wednesday, April 21 from 4-8 p.m.
Arrangements are incomplete.
Partlow Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Paul Gibbs
Services for Mr. Gibbs will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 21, at the Gordonsville Chapel of Bass Funeral Home. Interment will be in Union Hill Cemetery, Sykes, Tenn. Visitation will be Tuesday, April 20, from 4-8 p.m. and on Wednesday, April 21, from 10 a.m. until service time.
Mr. Gibbs, 68, of Mt. Juliet, died Monday, April 19, 2010, at his residence after an extended residence. He was a 1960 graduate of Gordonsville High School and was a U.S. Army veteran, serving in the Korean War. Mr. Gibbs was a former employee of Service America and Five Star Food Service. He was a member, deacon and choir member of Gladeville Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Hattie Mai Williams and Robert Bertrum Gibbs; siblings, Bobby Gibbs, Kenneth Gibbs and Doris Davis and mother-in-law, Edith Smith.
Survivors include: wife of 43 years, Shirley Smith Gibbs of Mt. Juliet; sons, Dan (Cheryl) Gibbs of Greenville, Tenn., and Rick (Beckie) Gibbs of Knoxville; daughter, Paula Gibbs of Lebanon; grandchildren, Aaron and Will Gibbs, Raven and Arabella Gibbs and Jessica Bailey; siblings, Donald Gibbs, Gerald Gibbs, Betty Jean Amith, Patricia Pulley, Linda Biggs and June Thrope; longtime friends and caregivers, James Wills, Donnie Lawrence and Edwin Brown and many nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be James Wills, Donnie Lawrence, Edwin Brown, L. Smith, Bobby Davis and Jerry Agee. Honorary pallbearers will be the Fidellis Sunday School Class of Gladeville Baptist Church.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Gladeville Baptist Church homebound missions fund.

Zettie Hamlet
Services for Mrs. Hamlet will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 21 at  Church of God Worship and Ministry Center in Lebanon with Bro. Gordon Lee officiating. Interment will be in Wilson County Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Tuesday and one hour prior to the service Wednesday at the church.
Mrs. Hamlet, 75, of Lebanon, passed away on Sunday, April 18, 2010. She was a member of the Church of God where she was a past church clerk, and active church member, and sang in the choir for many years. She also volunteered at University Medical Center in Lebanon.
Pallbearers will be Charles Cox, Tommy Reeves, Randy and Shane Dies, Lanny Linnear and Christopher Wayne Cox. Honorary Pallbearers will be The Upper Room Sunday School Class and Church Choir.
She was preceded in death by parents, George and Ruth Kirby Cox; and brothers, David, Riley, Charles, James and Wayne Cox.
Survivors include: husband of 49 years, Bill Hamlet; daughters: Nikki Hamlet and Rita (Tom) Dulek; sisters, Dorothy Scoggins and Vera (John) Wrye; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Sellars Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Irene Kaiser Krogh
Services for Mrs. Krogh will be 2 p.m. Saturday, April 24 at Faith Presbyterian Church in Germantown. Interment will be in Memorial Park Southwoods.
Mrs. Krogh, 78, died Friday, April 9, 2010 at her residence. She was born in St. Louis, Mo. daughter of the late Erwin and Helene Kaiser. She graduated from Maplewood Richmond Heights High School in 1948.
Survivors include: husband, Christian Krogh of Cordova, Tenn.; daughters, Heidi Mitchell of Eads, Tenn. and Kristina Brady of Lebanon.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Faith Presbyterian Church, 8816 Poplar Pike, Germantown, 35138.
Memorial Park Funeral Home, Memphis, Tenn., is in charge of arrangements.

Frances Odell Orrand
Services for Mrs. Orrand will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 21 at Hunter Funeral Home with the Revs. Kenneth Tramel and Brad Brandon officiating. Interment will be in Jones Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Tuesday and one hour prior to the service Wednesday at the funeral home.
She was preceded in death by husband, William Maxie Orrand Sr.; son, William Orrand Jr.; parents, Edgar Lee and Valley Jenkins Wilkerson; and sisters, Leatrice Shrum and Mildred McDowell.
Survivors include: daughters, Maxine (Larry) Guinn of Lebanon and Susan (Jerry) Watson of Watertown; grandchildren, Tim (Marla) Guinn of Goodlettsville, Karri (Wayne) Trammell of Murfreesboro, Jennifer (Thomas) Bush of Dublin, Ga., Dusty (Heidi) Watson of Watertown and Brandy (Stephen) Illobre of Lebanon; and great-grandchildren, Demmie and Allie Guinn, Jacob, Kylee and Will Trammell, Julie, Levi and Jill Watson and Savannah and Jacob Bush.
Pallbearers will be Tim Guinn, Dusty Watson, Wayne Trammell, Stephen Illobre, Fred White and Harold McDowell.
Hunter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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