Obituaries – January 12, 2009

William "Billy" Oliver Davis

Services for Mr. Davis will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 13, at the Partlow Funeral Chapel with Bro. Tom Watson officiating. Interment will be in the Leeville Cemetery.
Visitation will be 4 - 8 p.m. Monday, Jan. 12 at the funeral home.

Mr. Davis, 86, died Saturday, Jan. 10, 2009, at Quality Care Nursing Home.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Charlie and Helen Davis and brother, J. L. Davis.

Survivors include his sister-in-law, Maude Davis of Lebanon and cousins, Jean (Al) Solis of Donelson and Mattie (Oscar) Rubio of Lebanon.

Family members will serve as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers include the staff from Quality Care Nursing Home.

Partlow Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Willie Mae Gibbons

Services for Mrs. Gibbons will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 13, at Wilson County Memorial Gardens with Wayne Miller and Joe Widick officiating. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Monday, Jan. 11 at Wilson County Funeral Home.

Mrs. Gibbons, 82, of Lebanon, died Friday, Jan. 9, 2009, at University Medical Center after several battles with cancer. She was a member of Maple Hills Church of Christ and retired from the medical field after 42 years of service.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Jewell Gibbons; her parents, B. Wooden and Jenny Hughes Wooden.

Survivors include her sister, Kathryn W. Tomlinson; children, Don (Martha) Filson, Dean (Johnny) Mason, Linda (Dewitt) Bradley; four step children, six grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.

Pallbearers will include Keith Mason, Dusty Bradley, Randy Kelley, Tommy Gibbons, Cliff Bryant, Jonathon Mason, Kerry York. Honorary pallbearers will be the staff members of Dr. George Robertson, Dr. Roger McKinney and Dr. Bernie Sy.

In lieu of flowers, please donate to the American Cancer Society.

Wilson County Memorial Gardens is in charge of arrangements.

Joy A. Kelsay Martin Pischke

Memorial services will be 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 14 at Sellars Funeral Home at Mt. Juliet. Visitation will be 5 p.m. until service time. There will be a memorial service in Kingston, Tenn., at a later date.

Mrs. Pischke, 69 of Mt. Juliet, passed away Thursday, Jan. 8, 2009. She had her own restaurant in Lavergne, Joy’s Kitchen. She later travelled as a courier all around the US.

She was preceded in death by children, Alma Paige and Hugh Doyle Martin; and fiancé, Jerry Smith.

Survivors include: children, Renee (Bill) McMurray, Tanya (Terry) Crawford and Jude (Shawna) Pischke; sisters, Nelda Toler and Gayle Fish; grandchildren, Ashley Bean, Justin and Paige Crawford and Mary and Hunter Pischke; and great-granddaughter, Seria Bean.

Sellars Funeral Home in Mt. Juliet is in charge of arrangements.

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