Obituaries – July 11, 2007

Charles Thurman Comer

Services for Mr. Comer will be 11 a.m. Thursday, July 12 at Partlow Funeral Chapel with the Rev. J. Greg Bell officiating. Interment will be in Mt. Juliet Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be 3-8 p.m. Wednesday and 9 a.m. until the service Thursday at the funeral home.

Mr. Comer, 73, of Lebanon, died Tuesday, July 10, 2007 at Southern Hills Medical Center. He was a retired brick mason.

He was preceded in death by parents, Buford and Susie Comer and great-granddaughter, Hailey Jade Comer. Survivors include: wife of 52 years, Vivian Comer; sons, Mike and David (Cathy) Comer; daughters, Tammy Comer (Martin) Rather and Denise Comer (Scott) Massey; brothers, Marshall (Catherine), Marlin Jake “M.J.” (Charlene), and Rbert Earl (Pam) Comer; sister, Ruth (Rufus) Dodson; grandchildren, David Comer Jr., Derek (Etta) Comer, Hunter Rather, Chase Collinsworth, Sara Comer, Dalton and Dylan Massey and David (Connie) and Jennifer Brewington; and great-grandchildren, Cassie O’Brian, Caleb Comer and Austin Brewington.

Pallbearers will be family and friends.

James T. “Bodie” Pearson

Services for Mr. Pearson will be 1 p.m. Thursday, July 12 at Sellars Funeral Home with Bro. W.D. Thomason officiating. Interment will be in Fairfield Cemetery in Westmoreland. Visitation will be 2-8 p.m. Wednesday and 11 a.m. until the service Thursday at the funeral home.

Mr. Pearson, 77, of Lebanon, died Tuesday, July 10, 2007, at his residence. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and a retired carpenter, owner of Pearson’s Cabinet Co. in Mt. Juliet.

He was preceded in death by parents, Minus Martin and Willie Ann(nee Rippy) Pearson; son, James Stephen Pearson; great-granddaughter, Allison Bare; brothers, Paul and Hoyt Pearson; and sisters, Wilma Borders, Alma Dowell, Marie Haskett, Margie Blake and Earline Pearson. Survivors include: wife, Betty Jean Simpson Pearson; daughters, Margo (Tim) Heath of Lebanon, Brenda (Bill) Taylor, and Rhonda (Dennis) Roach, both of Gallatin; seven grandchildren, Maj. Brian (Landra) Dixon, Kristen (Tony) Bare, Daniel (Stephanie) Heath, Brandin (Bill) Petry, and Jessica, Erin and Tyler Roach; six great-grandchildren, Jacob Dixon, Brittany Petry, Mitchell and Evan Bare and Turner and Chaney Heath; and brother, Charles Pearson of McMinnville.

Pallbearers will be grandsons, grandsons-in-law and great-grandson.

Richard E. Petty

Memorial services for Mr. Petty will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 11 at Wilson County Funeral Home with Bro. Dewey Bains officiating. Visitation will be noon until the service Wednesday at the funeral home.

Mr. Petty, 53, of Hartsville, died Saturday, July 7, 2007.

He was preceded in death by parents, Richard Sr. and Burnette Petty, wife, Mary Jo Petty, and brother, Danny Petty. Survivors include: son, Jason Petty of Nashville; daughter, Amanda (Nelson) Ray and grandson, Elijah Lucas Ray of Mt. Juliet and sister, Linda Carden.

Moline Woodard

Services for Mrs. Woodard will be 2 p.m. Thursday, July 12 at Hermitage Funeral Home with the Rev. Delwyn Fryer officiating. Interment will be in Crestview Memorial Gardens in Gallatin. Visitation will be 2-8 p.m. Wednesday at the Funeral Home.

Mrs. Woodard, 81, of Hermitage, died Tuesday, July 10, 2007. She was a member of First United Methodist Church in Lebanon and retired from Middle Tennessee Electric Membership Corp.

She was preceded in death by parents, Seth and Nina Draper, husband, Ray Woodard, and brothers, Ridley and Truman Draper. Survivors include: nieces, Elaine (Allen) Ballard of Memphis, Freida (Bobby) Morse of Lebanon and Gail (Jimmy) Prate of Germantown; great-nephews, David Ballard, Gary and Darren Morse and Daniel Prate; a number of sisters- and brothers-in-law; special friends, Audrey Bradshaw, Eddie Mae Brown and Frankie McConnell.

 

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