Obituaries for March 25

William Glenn “Bill” Fennessey
A Celebration Mass for Mr. Fennessey will be 11 a.m. Thursday, March 26, at St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church with Father Patikat, Father O'Bryan and Deacon Jim Dixon officiating. Interment will be in Wilson County Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Wednesday from 2-8 p.m. and Thursday from 8-10 a.m. at Partlow Funeral Chapel.
Mr. Fennessey, 73, of Lebanon, died Monday March 23, 2009, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Mr. Fennessey and his family moved to Tennessee from Missouri in 1973 making their home in Gladeville. He was employed as a driver for Yellow Freight and retired after 35 years of service. He shoed horses, farmed and was an Army Specialist Second Class from 1953-57 stationed in Germany. He was a member of St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church.
He was preceded in death by parents, Glenn and Mable Sands Fennessey.
Survivors include: wife of 50 years, Marian Fennessey; son, Jeff Fennessey; daughters, Linda (Troy) Smith, Audrey(Mickey) Crowder, and Caroljo (Ronnie) Combs; grandchildren, Denise and Nancy Duke, Josh Crowder, Devon and Renee Combs, Brittany Drebenstedt, and Travis Fennessey; great-grandchildren, Chloe, Brandi and Raylee Faith; sister, Patricia Fennessey and brother, Ken Fennessey.
Pallbearers will be members of the Men's Club of St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church. Honorary pallbearers will be long time friends and running buddies from Yellow Freight and other trucking companies.
In lieu of flowers contribtions may be made in Bill's memory to the PKD Foundation, 9221 Ward Parkway Suite 400, Kansas City, Mo. 64114.
Partlow Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Sandra Corrine Ham
Services for Ms. Ham will be 2 p.m. Thursday, March 26, at Hunter Funeral Home with the Rev. Don Mathis officiating. Interment  will be in Jones Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday, March 25, from 3-8 p.m. and Thursday from 10 a.m. until service time.
Ms. Ham, 60, of Lebanon, died Tuesday, March 24, 2009, at University Medical Center. She was a nursing technician.
She was preceded in death by her father, James Richard Reeves.
Survivors include: daughters, Angela Thomas of Gallatin and Tracy Ham of Lebanon; grandchildren, Angel, Brandon and Joshua Flowers and Brittney and Heather Tucker; great-grandson, Jayden Douglas; mother, Ola Reeves of Lebanon; sisters, Judy Minchey of Mt. Juliet and Shirley Warner of Louisville, Ky.; brothers, James Reeves of Lebanon, Jerry Reeves of Baxter, John Reeves of Cookeville and David Reeves of Shelbyville and nieces and nephews.
Hunter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Robert Earl “Bob” Hodge
Services for Mr. Hodge will be 1 p.m. Thursday, March 26, at Sellars Funeral Home with Bro. Larry Locke officiating. Interment in Leeville Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday from 3-7 p.m. and on Thursday from 11 a.m. until service.   
Mr. Hodge, 77, of Lebanon, passed away Tuesday, March 24, 2009.
He was preceded in death by wife, Claudine Hodge; parents, Willie and Hassie Elizabeth Martin Hodge; brothers, James, Kenneth, Doug, and Charles; and sister, Ann. 
Survivors include: three children: Brenda (Jay W) Martin, Debbie (Fred) Jones and Morris Wayne (Janice) Hodge; siblings, Franklin Hodge, Peggy Willis, Emma Hamlett, Nancy Davis, and Elizabeth Cherry; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Jimmy Hodge, Randy Davis, Doyle Willis, Andy Willis, Tommy Willis, and Timmy Davis. Honorary Pallbearers will be grandsons Jason, Trent, and Craig.
Sellars Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Betty Ruth Jennings
Graveside services for Mrs. Jennings will be noon Saturday, March 28, at Oak Ridge Memorial Park in Oak Ridge, Tenn.
Mrs. Jennings, 81, of Livingston, Tenn. died Monday, March 23, 2009, at Livingston Regional Hospital. She was owner of Jennings Department Store in Roane County.
She was preceded in death by parents, Benjamin Franklin and Palmira Jane Hall Nelson; husband, Wiley Jennings Jr.; three brothers and a sister.
Survivors include: son, Robert Wayne Jennings of Kingston, Tenn.; daughters, Sharon (David) Cuneo of Murfreesboro and Jan Hill of Livingston; grandchildren, Jeff and Stephen Cuneo, Jake Jennings and Whitney Hill; five great-grandchildren; and sister, Maggie Reynolds of Rock Island, N.C.

Harvil Edwin "E.O." Owen
Services for Mr. Owen were held Monday, March 23, at DeKalb Funeral Chapel with Bro. Donald Owen officiating. Interment was in DeKalb Memorial Gardens.
Mr. Owen, 80, of Smithville, died Friday, March 20, 2009 at NHC Healthcare in Smithville. He was a member of Dry Creek Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by parents, Willie and Ethel Ballinger Owen; and wife, Georgia Rhea Owen.
Survivors include: children, Doug (Pat Owen of Clarksville, Pat (Rob) Smith of Franklin and Mike Owen and Tammy Moore, both of Smithville; grandchildren, Scott (Kim) Owen, Ryan (Kelly) and Nolan (Becca) Smith and Mark and Thomas Owen; great-grandchildren, Ashley, Kirsten and Kylie Owen; sisters, Carolyne (Joe) Dickey and Georgia Hawker; and brother, Bro. Donald (Audery) Owen of Lebanon.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Lighthouse Christian Camp.


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