Obituaries for Dec. 3, 2009

Pauline Gulley Cox
Services for Mrs. Cox will be 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 4 at Sellars Funeral Home. Interment will be in Dixon Springs Cemetery. Visitation will be 2-8 p.m. Thursday and 11 a.m. to the service Friday at the funeral home.
Mrs. Cox, 83, of Columbia, Tenn., passed away Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2009. She was born in Jackson County Tenn. to Walter and Ivy Fann Gulley.
Survivors include: husband, Thomas M. Cox; sons: Jimmy (Patty) Mitchell of Murfreesboro and Chris Cox of Columbia; step-son: James (Paula) Cox of Columbia; daughters: Pat (Danny) Wells and Penny Sorrell, both of Lebanon, and Jenny (Delmaine) Vinson of Mt. Sterling Ky.; brother, Johnny Gulley; sister, Margaret Vibbart; grandchildren, Scott, Dana and Chad Mitchell, Kristin and Nathan Vinson, Wendy and Cameron Sorrell, Lauran, Christina, Mike, Chad and David Cox; 14 great-grandchildren; and friends, Mary Ann Fry and Janet Lindsey.  She is preceded in death by her father and mother, and two brothers, Glen and Clay Gulley.
Pallbearers will be Scott and Chad Mitchell, Nathan Vinson, Anthony and Phillip Gulley and Greg Atnip.
Memorial contributions may be made to Waycross Church of Christ, 111 Flat Ridge Rd, Goodlettsville Tenn. 37072.

Dave Embury
Memorial service will be held from 3-5:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 4, at Mt. Olivet Baptist Church in Mt. Juliet.
Mr. Embury, 88, of Mt. Juliet, passed away Monday, Nov. 30, 2009. He was born  in Miami, Fla., to the late Lillian Edison. He served in the Coast Guard during World War II. He retired from Crystal Springs Water and moved to Tennessee in 1985.
In addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by his sister, Dora Poole.  Survivors include: wife of 52 years, Lilly Elizabeth Embury; daughters, Mary (David) Rowan and Nancy (Ed) Walker; granddaughters, Sandi (Steve) Waldron, Debbie (Jimmy) Myers and Michelle (David) Peters; grandson, Scott Walker; great-grandchildren Shanda (Tyler) Littlejohn, Alisha Acree, Brittany Walker, Sarah and Jenny Peters, Raymond Myers; and great-great-granddaughter, Koleigh Littlejohn.    In lieu of flowers donations may be sent to the Alzheimer’s Association, 4205 Hillsboro Pike, Suite 216, Nashville, 37215.

Ina M. Hudson Green
Graveside services for Mrs. Green will be 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 4 at Hurricane Cemetery. Visitation will be 10 a.m. until service time at Partlow Funeral Chapel.
Mrs. Green, 81, of Lebanon, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2009 at University Medical Center.
She was preceded in death by parents, Fred and Maude Hudson; children, John Green Jr., Barbara Ann Green and Arthur Ray Green; and several siblings.
Survivors include: daughters, Darlene (Kenneth) Ricketts, Carolyn Green and Bettye Green; grandsons, Joseph and James Ricketts; and several great-grandchildren.

Christine Holeman Kennedy
Services for Mrs. Kennedy will be noon Friday, Dec. 4 at Andrew PRice Memorial Methodist Church. Visitation will be 11 a.m. until the service Friday at the church. A graveside service for the family will be held at a later date in Raleigh, N.C.
Mrs. Kennedy, of Mt. Juliet, died Monday, Nov. 3, 2009 at Baptist Hospital.
She was preceded in death by son, James Holeman Kennedy.
Survivors include: husband of 67 years, Leroy Kennedy Jr. of Mt. Juliet; son, Parker (Nicole) Kennedy of Raleigh; daughter-in-law, Mary Kennedy of Nashville; grandchildren, Molly, Sam and Neely.
Hermitage Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.

Shirley P. Patton
Graveside services for Mrs. Patton will be 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 4 at Woodlawn Memorial Park.
Mrs. Patton, 74, of Mt. Juliet, died Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2009.
She was preceded in death by parents, Charles and Bess Dalton Padget; and sister, Sue Todd.
Survivors include: children, Stephen (Suellen) Patton and Lori (Jimmy) Pregel; grandchildren, Lee (Angela), Jill (Ray), Sarah (Jeff), Allen, Jimmy (Sarah) and Tiffany (Ryan); and great-grandchildren, Austin, Alyssa, Kyah, Adam, Zack, Jake, Christian and Devin.
Flowers accepted or memorials may be made to Alive Hospice, 1718 Patterson Street, Nashville, 37203.
Bond Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.


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