Obituaries for Sept. 1, 2010

Kathy Lynn Butner
Memorial Services for Mrs. Butner will be 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 2, at Sellars Funeral Home in Lebanon.
Mrs. Butner, 45, of Lebanon, passed away Thursday, Aug. 26, 2010.
She was preceded in death by mother, Sondra McIntyre and sister, Tina McIntyre.
Survivors include: son, Robert Antonio Paele; sisters, Ursula Ketchum, Kim McIntyre and Susan (Ronnie) Cox; brother, Butch (Tracey) Butner; and step-father, Andrew McIntyre.
Sellars Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Martha Josephine Badgett Fannin
Funeral services for Mrs. Fannin will be 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 2, at Christ Church, Wallace Chapel, 15354 Old Hickory Blvd. with the Rev. L. H. Hardwick, Pastor Peter Tilbe and Pastor Paul Raymond Badgett officiating. Interment will be in Christ Church Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Wednesday from 5–8 p.m. at Woodbine Funeral Home, Hickory Chapel, 5852 Nolensville Road and Thursday from 12–2 p.m. at the church.
Mrs. Fannin, 77, of Grant, Tenn. passed away Monday, Aug. 30, 2010. Born in the Little Paint/George Branch area of Floyd County, Ky., she was the daughter of the late Samuel and Naioma “Oma” Elizabeth Hager Badgett. She grew up in Rush Ky., and graduated from Boyd County High School in 1952. During her adult life, she lived in Jackson, Ohio, Bellefontaine, Ohio and Nashville. She was an active volunteer at Bellefontaine Methodist Church. She retired in 2002 at age 69 after 26 years of service for the Genesco Park Cafeteria. She was currently an active member of Saulsbury Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her brothers, Harlan and Paul Badgett; and sister, Rebekah Badgett Felty.
Survivors include: sister, Kathryn Burton; son, Robert Patrick Fannin; daughters, Veronica (Ralph) Martinez Bland and Ella Pauline “Polly” (Steve) Hardwick; grandsons, Amadeo (Heather) Martinez and Miguel (Misti) Martinez; granddaughters, Katy (Chris) Mashburn, Chrissy (Mike) Forster and Maggie Hardwick; great-grandchildren, Coleton and Carson Martinez, Ella Forster, Ava and Parker Mashburn and Glennabelle Martinez; and many nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Lung Association.

Vicki Lynn Gale
A Celebration of Life for Mrs. Gale will be 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 2, at Partlow Funeral Chapel with Bro. Don McElroy officiating. Interment will be in Fairview Cemetery in Norene Friday, Sept. 3 at 10 a.m. Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral chapel.
Mrs. Gale, 55, of Lebanon, died Friday, Aug. 27, 2010, at her residence.  She was born in Long Beach, Calif. to Ervin and Katie McBride. She was a Christian and a cafeteria manager at Mt. Juliet Middle School for many years.
She was preceded in death by her unborn grandchild, Noah Matthew Jones.  Survivors include: her parents; husband, Daniel Gale of Lebanon; son, Eric Pomeroy of Michigan; daughter, Jennifer (Matthew) Jones of Mississippi; brother, Brian McBride of California; sister, Sharon (Don) Butler of California; numerous nieces, nephews, friends and family members.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to Vanguard Cancer Foundation, 4141 Ball Road, Mail Box 110, Cypress, Ca. 90630.
Partlow Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Brenda Denese Stinson
Services for Ms. Stinson will be 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 3, at Hermitage Funeral Home with the Rev. Bennie Jackson officiating. Interment will be in Hermitage Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and 4-9 p.m. Thursday and noon until the service Friday at the funeral home.
Ms. Stinson, 32, of Mt. Juliet, died Monday, Aug. 30, 2010.
Survivors include: parents, Jerry and Dorothy Stinson; children, Evan, Jake, Jerry Michael and Dottie; nephews, Craig Stinson and Hunter Winningham; nieces, Amber Digesti and Sommer Haiven Stinson; great-niece, Bryleigh Randolph; and several other nieces and nephews.

Gerald Edward Wiser
Services for Mr. Wiser will be 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 2, at Partlow Funeral Chapel with Bro. Gary Drennon and Bro. Paul Stovall officiating. Visitation will be Wednesday from 5-8 p.m. and Thursday from 9 a.m. until the service at the funeral home.
Mr. Wiser, 62, of Lebanon, passed away on Monday, Aug. 30, 2010, at Riverview Regional Medical Center in Carthage. He was a member of the Church of Christ and formerly employed with Georgia Power Nuclear Plant, M & M Construction Co. & Computer Outlet.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Mildred Wiser.
Survivors include: father, Willard Edward Wiser of Shelbyville; wife, Virginia “Ginger” Wiser of Lebanon; daughters, Tish Johnson of Lebanon and Christie Wiser of Nashville; brother, Larry Doyle (Becky) Wiser of Shelbyville; sister, Sylvia Katherine Thompson of Shelbyville; and grandson, Eli Johnson of Lebanon.  Pallbearers will be Boone Swain, Jim Ashby, Randy West, Wayne Simmons, Jim Duckworth and Jim Tomlinson.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in Mr. Wiser’s memory to the Sarah Cannon Cancer Center, 250 25th Ave. North, Nashville, Tenn. 37203.
Partlow Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

 

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