Obituaries – June 30, 2008

Dustan Gammon

Services for Mr. Gammon will be 10:55 a.m. Tuesday, July 1 at Mt. Juliet Christian Academy/First Baptist Church. Visitation will be 3-8 p.m. Monday at the church.

Sylvia Marie Oliver

Graveside services for Mrs. Oliver will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, July 1, at Wilson County Memorial Gardens with Pastor James Gordon Williams officiating. Visitation will be 11 a.m. to service time at Partlow Funeral Chapel.

Mrs. Oliver, 90, died Saturday, June 28, 2008 at Hartsville Medical Center. She was a member of Hurricane Baptist Church and a sales clerk with Fred's department store.

She was preceded in death by parents, Went and Altie Rogers Dile; husband, Johnie Oliver; four sisters and three brothers.
Survivors include: son, James "Brownie" Oliver of Lebanon; Juanita (Charles) Jackson of Hartsville and Linda (Roy) Barrett of Lebanon; sister, Ethel Wood of Campbellsville, Ky.; nine grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Jeff, Kevin and Todd Oliver and Terry, Scott and Chris Barrett.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Hurricane Baptist Church Cemetery Fund.

Adelle Meadows Poston

Services for Mrs. Poston will be scheduled for 11 a.m. Monday, June 30 at the Highland Heights Church of Christ with Bro. Clarence DeLoach and Bro. Michael Grooms officiating. Interment will be in the Wilson County Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be 9 a.m. until service time Monday at the church.

Mrs. Poston, 77, of Lebanon died Saturday, June 28, 2008, at University Medical Center. She and her husband owned Poston & Poston Insurance Agency representing Union Bankers and United American. She was an antique dealer and was a member of the Highland Heights Church of Christ.

She was preceded in death by parents, Marsh J. and Nannie Susan Brown Meadows; husband, Fowler E. Poston; sisters, Nola Brown and Nellie Ragland; and brothers, James, Norman, Earl, Donal and Varnie Meadows.

Survivors include: daughter, Shelia Diana (Clarence) Phelps; grandchildren, April Dawn (Delton) Robbins and Reginald Fowler Phelps; great-grandson, James Colton Robbins; step-great-grandchildren, Jenna and Lori Robbins, all of Rickman; sisters, Ellen (James) Guinn and Grace Mahaney, both of Cookeville; brother, Garland (Virginia) Meadows of Lebanon; sisters-in-law, Betty Meadows of Lebanon, Yvonne Meadows of Cookeville, and Jannette (Keith) Brown of Hilham; and brothers-in-law, Charlie (Ina) Poston and Gilbert (Roseann) Poston, all of Livingston.

Active pallbearers will be Robin, Donnie and Tim Meadows, Wayne Mahaney, Reginald Phelps, Danny Strickland, Phillip and David Brown.

Honorary pallbearers will be Ray Nash, Jimmy Leonard, Steve Pruitte, Loyd Walker, Fred Vaughn, Rod Brown, Jim and Babbs Byrd, Bea Hallums, J. B. Ragland, Betty Meadows, Jennifer Adelle Meadows, and Kaitlyn Adelle Wilkerson.

Memorials may be made to the Highland Heights Church of Christ.

Ligon and Bobo are in charge of arrangements.

Lillian Mai Reynolds

Services for Ms. Reynolds will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, July 1,at Ligon and Bobo Funeral Home with Bro. Jeff Reynolds officiating. Interment will be in Wilson County Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Monday and 10 a.m. until service time Tuesday at the funeral home.

Ms. Reynolds, 83, of Lebanon, died June 28, 2008 at University Medical Center. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church and the Telephone Pioneers. A 1944 graduate of Lebanon High School, she worked at Stewart Air Force Base in Smyrna during World War II and for 35 years for Bell Telephone.

She was preceded in death by parents, Green and Annie Mai Trammell Reynolds; grandmother Mary Frances "Fannie" Trammell; brothers, Riley, Oscar, Raymond and Charles Reynolds; sister, Rowena (Clyde) Vanatta; aunts Helen Trammell, Myrtle (Leland) Merritt, Florence (Bob) Browne, Mary (W.T.) Crawford, Winnie (Eric) Johnson, and Margaret Reynolds; and uncles, Frank, Roy and Wesley Trammell.

Survivors include: sisterly cousin, Mary Edna Hodge; special cousins, Kerry (Brenda) Hodge and Phillip (Shannon) Hodge; grand-cousins John Wesley and Caroline Joy Hodge; friend Nancy (Truitt) Davis; and numerous nephews, nieces and cousins.

Pallbearers will be Kerry Hodge, Phillip Hodge, John A. Browne, Bobby Browne, David Lowe Reynolds, Randy Trammell, Truitt Davis and Andy Willis.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Habitat for Humanity, the Humane
Association of Wilson County, or the American Cancer Society.

Carl "Blackie" Williams

Services for Mr. Williams will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 1, at Hunter Funeral Home with the Rev. Steve Williams officiating. Interment will be in Hermitage Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be 2-9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Mr. Williams, 88, of Watertown, died Saturday, June 28, 2008 at his home. He was a graduate of Donelson High School and a retired maintenance worker.

He was preceded in death by wife, Roberta Paris Williams; son, Mark Williams; granddaughters Christy Williams and Lenora Williams; parents, Sam Lee and Eudora Spivey Williams; and five brothers and sisters.

Survivors include: sons, Bob (Vicky) Williams of Mt. Juliet, Charles (Ida) Williams of Smyrna, Al (Barbara) Williams of Watertown, Ted (Carmen) Williams and Randy (Kathie) Williams, all of Lebanon; 12 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and sister, Marguerite Partlow of Rhode Island.

Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

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