Obituaries for Dec. 21, 2009

Riley Henderson Lea
Services for Mr. Lea will be 11 a.m Monday, Dec. 21, at Hunter Funeral Home with Bro. Billy Trice officiating. Interment will be in Fairview Cemetery in Norene. Visitation will be Sunday, Dec. 20, from 2-8 p.m.
Mr. Lea, 85, passed away Saturday, Dec. 19, 2009 at his residence. He was a farmer and a member of Spring Creek Presbyterian Church.
He was preceded in death by is parents, Elizabeth Williams and J. H. Lea; sister, Agnes Lea.
Survivors include:  wife, Edith Weaver Lea of Lebanon; Philip Riley Lea of Lebanon; daughter, Mary Beth (Jeff) Buchanan of Lebanon; brothers, Melvin Lea of Watertown, William Lea of Murfreesboro and Raymond Lea of Lebanon; sisters, Ola Mai Hackney of Lebanon, Ella Knowles of Mount Juliet, Pauline Keith of Nashville and Mary Baines of Lebanon; a host of nieces and nephews.
Nephews will serve as pallbearers.

Alma Enoch Patterson
Services for Mrs. Patterson will be 1 p.m. Monday, Dec. 21, at Hunter Funeral Home with Bro. Roger Grisham officiating. Interment will be in Brush Creek Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Sunday, Dec. 20, from 2-8 p.m.
Mrs. Patterson, 89, passed away Friday, Dec. 18, 2009 at NHC Healthcare in Murfreesboro. She was a seamstress and attended United Pentecostal Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Lillie Mai Garrison Enoch and Jessie Edward Enoch; husband, Thurman Patterson; brothers, James, Hubert and Dewey Enoch; sister, Eddie Lee Reeves.
Survivors include:  sons, David (Gloria) Patterson of Murfreesboro, William "Bill" Patterson of Goodlettsville, Thomas (Martha) Patterson of Greenbrier and James (Kathy) Patterson of Hermitage; seven grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; sisters, Marie Neal Lorance of Watertown and Patty Compton of Alpharetta, Ga.; a host of nieces and nephews.
Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.

Genevieve Catherine Thoma Schade
A Funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec, 22, at St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church with Father Zacharias Payikat officiating. Interment will be held at at later date in the Corpus Christie Cemetery in Fort Dodge, Iowa. Visitation will be Monday, Dec. 21, from 5-8 p.m. in the Partlow Funeral Chapel with a Rosary to be held at 7:30 p.m. in the chapel, with Father Michael O'Brien officiating.
Mrs. Schade, 96, of Lebanon, passed away Monday, Dec. 14, 2009 at her residence. She was a homemaker, farmer and a member of St. Francis Cabrini Catholic Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Christopher and Freda Fix Thoma; husband, Lester C. Schade; grandson, Mark P. White; brothers, Arthur Thoma, William Thoma and Herbert Thoma; sister, Mary Thoma Milefchik.
Survivors include: son, Bennie (Sarah) Schade of Lebanon; daughters, Linda (Richard) White of Lebanon, Sheryl (Dennis) Hanrahan of La Habra, Calif. and Karen (William) Christensen of Toledo, Iowa; grandchildren, Jenni (Brian) Jones, Lisa White, John (Eve) White, Jolie (Tony) Britt, Gary (Andrea) Hanrahan, Shelly (Michael) Hansen, Todd (Jessica) Schade; great-grandchildren, Emily, Heather and Nicole Jones, Veronica, Logan, Genevieve Grace White, Alex, Mark, Evan and Aiden Britt, Emily and Elise Hanrahan, Hailey, Micah and Madelyn Hansen, Avery Goulding and Sophia Genevieve Schade.
In lieu of flowers the family request contributions to be made to Cumberland University, Mark P. White Scholarship Fund, One Cumberland Square, Lebanon,  37087 or to Odyssey Hospice Foundation,  1400 Donelson Pike, Nashville, Tenn. 37217.

Frank W. Stone
Services for Mr. Stone will be 3:30 Tuesday, Dec. 22, at Roselawn Memorial Gardens in the Mausoleum, with Charles "Ike" Davis and Bro. Shelby Smith officiating. Visitation and a sharing of memories will take place prior to services, from noon until 3 p.m., at Jennings and Ayers Funeral Home. Entombment will be in Roselawn Memorial Gardens, beside his first wife.
Mr. Stone, 90, passed away Saturday, Dec. 19, 2009 at Middle Tennessee Medical Center, with his wonderful friend, Dorris Young, by his side. While he had fought colon cancer the past three years, he died from a subdural hematoma. He went outside to feed the birds and fell to the ground, injuring his head. He honorably served in the United States Navy C.B.'s during World War II, followed by employment at the VA Hospital and retiring in 1974. Having inherited the talent of using a hammer, nail and saw from his maternal grandfather, he enjoyed building and remodeling. NHC Murfreesboro employed Frank at the age of 62 for building management. He worked for 16 years without missing a day and had a perfect attendance award named in his honor.
He was preceded in death by his parents, John B. Stone and Lucile Williams Stone; first wife and mother of his son, Ann Vandagriff Stone; brother, James Stone.
Survivors include:  son, Lt. Col. Frank D. (Carol) Stone, retired U.S. Army; granddaughters, Melissa and Melanie Stone and Amy Stone (Mike) Williams; great-grandson, Luke Williams; wife of 33 years, Marjorie Stone; step-daughter, Brenda Reynolds; step-granddaughters, Robin (Tommy) Nation and Candy (Gary) Nation; five step-great-grandsons.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Benevolence Fund Walter Hill First Baptist Church, 6607 Lebanon Road, Murfreesboro, Tenn. 37129.


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