Obituaries – June 23, 2008

Elaine Beech

Funeral services for Ms. Beech will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 24, at Woodbine Funeral Home, 3620 Nolensville Rd., Nashville, with Brother Scott Gillian officiating. Visitation with the family at Woodbine Funeral Home will be from 2 to 8 p.m. on Monday, June 23, and one hour prior to the funeral service on Tuesday.

Ms. Beech, 73, of Nashville, died June 22.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Erskin and Alberta Cashion; daughter, Phyllis Daniel.

Survivors include: daughters, Lynne (Brian) Myers and Vickie Helt. Interment will follow the service at Hermitage Memorial Gardens.

Sellars Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Neely Elmer Butler

Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday, June 23, at Partlow Funeral Chapel in Lebanon. Interment follows at Cedar Grove Cemetery.

Mr. Butler, 77, of Lebanon, died Friday, June 20, at his home. A descendant of the early settlers of Lebanon, he was the son of the late Pauline Newby Butler. Mr. Butler attended Lebanon High School and Middle Tennessee State University. His career included service to the American Heart Association, the Easter Seal Society and the State of Tennessee. He retired as a procurement officer for the Tennessee Army National Guard. Mr. Butler was a member of the College Hills Church of Christ, where he was an active participant in their Life Group Program. As a civil servant, Mr. Butler was active in the Civil Air Patrol, and he served as chairman of the Lebanon Airport Authority. He shared his passion for flying with both of his sons.

Survivors include his wife, Delores Jean Gilliam; his sons, Blake Bryan (Karen) of Shelbyville, Edward Neal (Christine) of Ethridge; his daughter, Jennifer Jean Petrouske (Wesley) of Nashville; grandchildren, Kaylee, Evan and Lauren Petrouske; and two step-grandchildren, Emma and Leah Dietrich.

Pallbearers will be Bob Clower, Andy Wood, Craig Allen, Jeff Dickson, George Borinski, Ed Nokes, Gerald Bishop and Louis Schmalzer.

Partlow Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Arnold B. Gaines

Graveside services for Mr. Gaines will be at 2:30 p.m. Monday, June 23, at Eulia Cemetery in Westmoreland, Tenn., with Brother Bill Fowler and Brother Charles Carr officiating.

Mr. Gaines, 76, died Friday, June 20, at University Medical Center. Mr. Gaines was a retired employee of Texas Boot Co. He was an Army veteran who served in Korea and Germany. He also was a member of the Bellwood Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents, George W. and Rosie Ann Vaughn; wife, Velma F. Carr; two infant sons, one brother, and seven sisters.

Survivors include: sons, Roger Gaines and William Keith (Jessica) Gaines; granddaughters, Dena (David) Weaver, Lindsey and Briannna Gaines; great-grandchildren, Joey and Chloe Weaver.

Pallbearers will be Robert Hall Jr., Donald Norrod, Charles Norrod, Wiley Taylor, Ronnie and Roy Gaines, Perry Eldridge and Ray Cravens.

Partlow Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Andrew Perry Martin

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 24, at the Partlow Funeral Chapel with Brother Donald Owens and Brother Dick Gillespie officiating. nterment will be at Wilson County Memorial Gardens. Visitation with the family will be from 2 to 8 p.m. on Monday, June 23, at Partlow Funeral Chapel.

Mr. Martin, 91, died Sunday, June 22, at his home.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 69 years, Alice Spickard Martin; parents, Andrew and Lula Bell Martin; daughter Ann Martin White; grandson, Perry Denton Langford; brothers, Ed, Frank, and Dudley Martin; sister, Myrtle Ward.

Survivors include: daughters, Dorothy Martin (L.D.) Langford of Murfreesboro, and Darline Martin Wiley of Lebanon; sister, Jessie Louise Hunt; wife of Mr. Martin's grandson Perry, Michele Langford; sister-in-law, Johnnie Mai Wright; grandchildren, Martin Brandon Hester and Tomi L. Wiley; great-grandchildren, Alex and Tanner Langford, Anna Marie Hester, Brandon and Drew Butler, and Draper Thomas Wiley. Mr. Martin was a longtime car dealer in Wilson County and a member of Immanuel Baptist Church.

Pallbearers will be Butch, Johnny and Andy (Jr.) Martin, Tom Wiley, Pete Hunt and Jimmy Wright. Honorary pallbearers will be Glenda Phillips, Betty Lannom, Teresa Boyd, and the Ready Sunday School Class of Immanuel Baptist Church.

Partlow Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Rebecca M. Winfree

Funeral services will follow. Interment will be at Wilson County Memorial Gardens.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, June 25, at J.C. Hellum Funeral Chapel.

Ms. Winfree, 35, of Lebanon, died June 19 at Vanderbilt Hospital.

Survivors include: husband, Waymon Winfree; sons Tyler, Jeremiah, Isaiah, and Nathaniel Winfree; mother, Carla (Charles) Foster; father, Thomas Jones; sister, Mary Jones; grandmothers, Patricia Jones and Rita Grubbs; mother- and father-in-law, Wilkie and Ruby Winfree; sister-in-law, Debbie (Bob) Jennings; brothers-in-law, Wesley (Lisa) and Wade Winfree; and many other relatives and friends.

J.C. Hellum Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


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