Obituaries for Dec. 16, 2009

Delsie Lee Knight
Services for Mrs. Knight will be 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 17 at Sellars Funeral Home with Brother Greg Moser and Brother Danny Sellars officiating. Interment will be in Cedar Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Wednesday and 11 a.m. until the service Thursday at the funeral home.
Mrs. Knight, 86, of Lebanon, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2009.
She was preceded in death by husband, Miles Clifford Knight; daughter, Shirley Willis; son, Melvin Knight; and numerous brothers and sisters.
Survivors include: children, Roger (Melanie) Knight and Phillis (Jim) Zimmerman; sister, Polly Jordan; 13 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; and 17 great-great grandchildren.
Sellars Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Maryjane Carslake Poehlman
No services are scheduled for Ms. Poehlman.
Ms. Poehlman passed away Friday, Dec. 4, 2009 at University Medical Center. She was a receptionist and member of the Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Church in La Jolla, Calif.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Brownie and Hazel Czick Carslake; husband, Edward Julius Poehlman.
Survivors include: her son, City of Peace Recording Artist Jimmie C. of California.
Partlow Funeral Chapel in charge of local arrangements.

Bettye Swaffer Manning Young
Services for Mrs. Young will be 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 17 at Sellars Funeral Home with Bro. Kevin Medlin officiating. Interment will be in Wilson County Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be 3-8 p.m. Wednesday and from 9 a.m. until the service Thursday at the funeral home.
Mrs. Young, 72, of Lebanon, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2009.
She was preceded in death by parents, Walter Lee and Pauline Johnson Swaffer; and husband, Thomas F. Young.
Survivors include: children, Brenda (Gary) McFarlin, Sharon Grosch and Mike Manning; grandchildren, Courtney, Paige and Jackson McFarlin, Lee and Blake Grosch and Matt and Aubrey Manning; sister-in-law: Katie Petty; extended family,  Tereke, Keosha and Yareziah Young; and beloved companions, Isabella and Sophia.
Pallbearers will be Jerry Scudder, Matt Gordon, Matt Manning, Chip Smith, Lee Grosch, Jackson McFarlin and Blake Grosch. Honorary Pallbearers will be 4th Tuesday Bridge Club, Village Women’s Club, Frank Lamar, Margaret Nelson and the staff at Dr. Bradshaw’s office.
In lieu of flowers, please make memorial donations to Brooks House (219 Virginia Ave., Lebanon) or New Leash on Life (507 Jim Draper Blvd., Lebanon).
Sellars Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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