Obituaries for Dec. 5, 2009

Jolene Davis
Ms. Davis, 54, of Antioch, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2009.
She was preceded in death by father, Alvin Campbell and mother, Helen Price. Survivors include: sister, Sheron (Larry) Miller; niece, Loren Miller; and best friend and companion, Joanne Hammond.
In lieu of flowers, please send memorial contributions to the Sarah Cannon Cancer Center.
Sellars Funeral Home at Mt. Juliet is in charge of arrangements.

Oliver Ellis Ford Jr.

Services for Mr. Ford will be 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 6, at Sellars Funeral Home with Bros. Danny Sellars and George Wallace will be officiating. Interment will be in Antioch Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday, Dec. 5, from 6-9 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 6, from 9 a.m. until service time.
Mr. Ford, 53, of Lebanon, died Friday, Dec. 4, 2009, at his residence.  He was a member of Church of God of Prophecy.
Survivors include: wife of 26 years, Mary Ford; children, Carrie (David) Nyssen, Wayne Howard and Scott (Kim) Howard; grandchildren, Kayla and Tandy Howard; parents, Oliver  and Lorene Rich Ford Sr.; sister, Lisa (Keith) Haynes; niece, Abby Haynes; nephew, Brian (Jessie) Haynes; great-nephews, Cody and Eli Haynes; and best friends, Don and Mary Baines and Jerry Chaffin.
Pallbearers will be Wayne and Scott Howard, Don Baines, Mark Sandlin, Jerry Chaffin and Kenneth and Jason Rich.
Sellars Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Bro. J.H. Jackson
Services for Bro. Jackson will be 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 5 at DeKalb Funeral Chapel with Bros. David Farless, Lash Rice and Marty Goddard officiating. Interment will be in Gordonsville Cemetery. Visitation will be 8 a.m. until the service Saturday at the funeral home.
Bro. Jackson, 82, of Smithville, die Thursday, Dec. 3, 2009 at Baptist Hospital. He was pastor of Gospel of Faith Independent Missionary Baptist Church and a Navy veteran.
He was preceded in death by parents, Hoy and Bertha Troutman Jackson; daughter, Linda Carol Jackson; and brothers, John, Carl, Ed, Hoy Jr., and Stanley Jackson.
Survivors include: wife, Ruth Jackson of Smithville; children, Donnie Jackson and Darlene Ferrell, both of Lebanon, Cathy Miller of Knoxville and Shelia Austin of Kentucky; step-children, Avery, Jeff and Tammy Hill, all of McMinnville; sister, Mary Louise Manning of Grant; five grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the family.

Euel Lee Sanders
Services for Mr. Sanders will be 1 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 6 at Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home with Dr. Larry Locke and Bro. Ronnie Armistead officiating. Interment will be in Cedar Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. until the service Sunday at the funeral home.
Mr. Sanders, 72, of Lebanon, died Thursday, Dec. 3, 2009 at his residence. He was the son of the late Douglas and Evie Lee Horne Sanders. He was a supervisor for the Wilson County Road Commission and a member of College Hills Church of Christ.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by first wife, Betty Jean Barrett Sanders; and brothers, Robert (Faye) Sanders and Hazel Proctor.
Survivors include: wife, Jo Doris Waggoner Sanders; children, Randy Lee (Susan) Sanders of Lynchburg, Donna (Shane) Cook of Liberty, Ann (Patrick) Lecorps of Poplar Bluff, Mo., Sandy (Melanie) Sanders and Traci Sanders, both of Lebanon; grandchildren, Jacob Taylor, Heath Daugherty, Chelsea, Makaleigh, Ashton and Walter Sanders, Taylor and Quentin Cook, Liz Mitchell and Jock and Pat Lecorps.
Pallbearers will be Jim Major, Bobby Seay, Rusty Gray, Wayne Howard, Chad Horner, Jeff Ingram, Danny Manning and Travis Kirby. Honorary pallbearers will be the Wilson County Road Commission.

Sgt. Rachel Lynn Wilson
Services for Ms. Wilson will be 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 7 at High Funeral Home in McMinnville with Gary McBride, Anthony Pelham and Capt. Mark Phillips officiating. Interment will be in Gardens of Memory Cemetery. Visitation will be 2-9 p.m. Sunday and 9 a.m. until the service Monday at the funeral home.
Ms. Wilson, 36, of Mt. Juliet, died Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2009. She was a member of the Tennessee Army National Guard and attended Clark Chapel Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by grandparents, Harry and Louise Wilson and Honert and Cyrena Barnes; uncles, Jim Wilson and Johnny Barnes; and aunt, Marzell Ray.
Survivors include: Cindy and Youman "Nudge" Barnes of the Belk community; brother, Greg Barnes of Rock Island; uncle and aunt, Steve and Rita Wilson of Lebanon; uncles and aunts, Donald Ray, Brownie and Peggy Barnes and Gentry and Pat Barnes all of Belk and Ivy Barnes of Smithville; and several cousins and great-aunts and uncles.
Memorial donations may be made to Meals on Wheels.


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