Obituaries – July 12, 2007

Frank L. Leech

Services for Mr. Leech will be 10 a.m. Saturday, July 14 at Wilson County Funeral Home with Bro. Frank Brancher officiating. Interment will be in Wilson County Memorial Park. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Mr. Leech, 67, of Carthage, died Tuesday, July 10, 2007 at his residence. He was an avid bowler and fisherman.

He was preceded in death ny parents, Harold and Elizabeth Leech and wife, Margie Nell Leech. Survivors include: son, Clyde B. Leech of Gallatin; daughter, Cynthia (James) Green of Paducah, Ky.; step-children, Bobby Lee of Kingsport and Debra (Steve) Hill of Virginia; brothers, Harold Jr., Oscar and John Leech, all of Pennsylvania, and Roy and Boyd Leech of West Virginia; sisters, Mary Ellen Buck, Clara Mae May and Ruth Ann Schreek, all of Pennsylvania, and Joyce Fetzer of Carthage; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the American Cancer Society Research department, 2000 Charlotte Ave., Nashville.

Sue Sanders Porter

Services for Mrs. Porter will be 2 p.m. Thursday, July 12 at Hendersonville Funeral Home with Jerry Stauffer officiating. Interment will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery.

Mrs. Sanders, 54, of Portland, died July 10, 2007.

She was preceded in death by mother, Jessie Sanders. Survivors include: father, Tom Allen Sanders of Lebanon; husband, Jeff Porter; sister, Norma (Jimmy) Morris of Lebanon; daughters, Meredith Hunter of Oak Ridge and Melissa Hunter of Nashville; and son, Nathan Hunter of Murfreesboro.

Pallbearers will be Sam Bowman, Kenneth Harris, Jerry Watts, Jimmy Morris, John Barnhill, Charlie Tuggle and John Barns.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Heather Michelle Emslie Tisdale

Services for Mrs. Tisdale will be 1 p.m. Saturday, July 14, at Partlow Funeral Chapel. Interment will be in Cedar Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be 2-8 p.m. Friday and from noon until services Saturday at the funeral chapel.

Mrs. Tisdale, 29, of Lebanon, died Wednesday, July 11, 2007. She was a teacher at Thorne's Child Care Center and a Baptist.

She was preceded in death by her sister, Jennifer Kelly Emslie.

Survivors include: her husband, Lance Tisdale; son, Mason Dewayne and Morgan Skyler Tisdale; parents, John and Paulette Emslie of Murfreesboro; brothers, Richard (Chris) Emslie and Heath Emslie, both of Murfreesboro; and and sister, Melanie Emslie of Murfreesboro.

Pallbearers will be Tim and Scott Filson, Rich McDonald, Eddie DeLeon, Marin Garcia and David Hayes.

Floyd Edward Wiggins

Services for Mr. Wiggins were Thursday, July 5 at Anthony Funeral Home with Bro. Peirce Dodson officiating.

Mr. Wiggins, 77, of Lebanon, died Thursday, June 28, 2007 at Centennial Medical Center.

Survivors include: wife, Patricia Wiggins of Lebanon; sons, Richard James and Robert Floyd Wiggins, both of Hartsville; daughters, Penny Sue (Michael) Johnson of South Bend, Ind. and Patty Lou (Mitchell) Hunt of Pembroke, N.C.; 11 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; brothers, Earl (Mardell) Wiggins of Indiana, Ronald Wiggins of Granger, Ind. and Donald (Kathy) Wiggins of Helena, Mont.


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