Obituaries for May 4, 2010

Michael Wayne Agee
Services for Mr. Agee will be 4 p.m. Wednesday, May 5, at Sellars Funeral Home with Bro. Mike Eady officiating. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Tuesday, May 4 and from 2 p.m. until service time on Wednesday.
Mr. Agee, 54, passed away May 2, 2010.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Dorothy Agee.
Survivors include: father, Billy Agee; children, Shane Agee, Kenneth Agee, and Jennifer L. (Ray) Agee; grandchildren, Brittney Agee, K. W. Agee, and Kyler Johnson; numerous nieces and nephews.
Honorary pallbearers will be Tony Hudson, Billy Ray Hudson, Otis and Timmy Agee, Randall Hudson and Ricky Agee.
Sellars Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

James G. "Hoot" Borden
Services for Mr. Borden will be 3 p.m. Thursday, May 6, at Bond Memorial Chapel with Dave Thornhill officiating. Interment will be in Cedar Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday, May 5, from 1-8 p.m. and Thursday, May 6, from 1 p.m. until service time.
Mr. Borden, 73, of Lebanon, died Sunday, May 2, 2010. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and served during the Korean War. Mr. Boren was a member of Ernest Tubb and the Texas Troubadours, the Country Music Hall of Fame and was a Sumner County sheriff's deputy. He served as a driver for the entertainment industry for over 50 years and been the subject of many music industry publications.
Survivors include: companion, Angie Cacciacarro; children, George Ann (Chris) Bordelon, Billy Gus Hartwig, Shelly Max (Brenda) Borden, Jerry Don Borden, Kym (Andy) Kuhns and Sammie (Shane) Baker; grandchildren, Alex Borden, Brittany Jefferson, Annie Hartwig, Scott Garland Borden, Tyler Max Borden, Tristan Borden, Keeley Borden, Scott Tice, Nicole Tice, Sam Gatlin, Caleb Baker and Chasidy Baker and great-grandchildren, Payton Jefferson, Jayla Borden-Gooden and Maiya Borden-Gooden.
Bond Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Robert Clark "Bob" Cooper
Services for Mr. Cooper will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 5, at Woodfin Memorial Chapel with Rev. Johnnie Talley officiating. Interment will be in Odom Cemtery, Auburntown, Tenn. Vistiation will be Tuesday, from 4-8 p.m. at Woodfin Memorial Chapel.
Mr. Cooper, 67, of Auburntown, passed away Sunday, May 2, 2010. He was a member of Auburn Baptist Church, retired from Bridgestone after 30 year and was a lifelong farmer.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Vernon "Bunt" and Carrie Bell Morris Cooper; brother, Marvin Cooper; and sister, Brenda Kay Cooper.
Survivors include: wife, Terry McGhee Cooper; daughters, Kimberly Cooper Neal and her husband, Tom, of Nashville and Tiffany Mireles and her husband Jose' (Tio) of Red Boiling Springs; step-children, Heather (Doug) Hendricks of Rockvale, Tenn., Michael Benton of Murfreesboro, Jamie (Brad) Dodson of Cordova and Matthew Benton of Murfreesboro; six grandchildren, Jackson, Emma and Lilah Hendricks, Tannah and Foster "Roger" Benton and Brody Dodson; brothers, Wallace Cooper of Smithville, Joe Cooper of Murfreesboro and Ray Cooper of Auburntown; sisters, Susie Mai Moulder, Joy Crocker, Betty Faye Hollingsworth and Margie Gilley, all of Woodbury, Tenn. and Ann Gaither of Auburntown.
Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.
Woodfin Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements,

R. Bryan Tinsley
A Celebration of Life memorial service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 4, at Hermitage Golf Course, 3939 Old Hickory Blvd., Old Hickory, Tenn. 37138, with Rev. Gary Formby officiating.
Mr. Tinsley, 32, of Old Hickory, passed away Wednesday, April 28, 2010. He was a graduate of Pomperaug High School in Southbury, Conn. and with Honors from the University of Tennessee. He worked in the pharmaceutical field, winning numerous awards throughout his career. He was employed by APP Pharmaceuticals as an Account Manager.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Richard and Vera Hogan.
Survivors include: wife, Angelynn Edwards Tinsley; father, William N. Tinsley and his wife, Mary; mother, Janis Hogan and her husband, Donald Farrell; grandmother, Billie Tinsley; brother, Jason Tinsley and his wife, Mary Lynn, and their children, Jackson, Joel, and Jensen; brothers, Brian Andrew and Patrick Tinsley; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Bobby and Ann Edwards; brother-in-law, Brandon Edwards and his wife, Kara; a host of other family and friends.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Susan G. Komen for the Cure, 2131 Bandywood Drive, Ste. 200, Nashville, Tenn. 37215.

Barbara Evelyn Wright
Services for Mrs. Wright will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 5, in Hermitage Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Del Compton officiating. Interment will follow in Hermitage Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Tuesday, May 4, from 4-8 p.m. and from noon until service time on Wednesday.
Mrs. Wright, 77, of Mt. Juliet, passed away Sunday, May 2, 010. She was a member of Gateway Missionary Baptist Church and was retired from the Wilson County Board of Education with over 20 years of service.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Wayne H. Wright; parents, Carlous and Carrine Swaffer.
Survivors include: sons, Byron (susan) Wright and Aaron Wright; grandchildren, Macy, Mackenzie, Sara and Jackson; sister, Elynor (Jerry) Smith; brother, Roy (Elaine) Swaffer.
Family members will serve as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be the Deacons of Gateway Missionary Baptist Church.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to American Cancer Society, 2000 Charlotte Avenue, Nashville, 37203.


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