Obituaries – March 17, 2008

David Wayne Bennett

Services for Mr. Bennett will be 11 a.m. Monday, March 17, at Sellars Funeral Home in Lebanon with Brother Milton Hicks officiating. Interment will be in Lannom Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday, March 16 and Monday, March 17 from 10 a.m. until service time.
Mr. Bennett, 42, died Thursday, March 13, 2008.

He was preceded in death by his parent, Floyd Carl and Betty Lucille Vanetta Fleming Bennett; step-mother, Emma May Bennett and brother James Terry Anderson.

Survivors include: wife, Laura Bennett of Mt. Juliet; son, David Wayne Bennett II; brothers, Richard Lee (Denise) Bennett of Murfreesboro and David Leroy Christopher of Lavergne; sisters, Elizabeth Ann (Gary) Currey, Mary Sue Bennett of Mufreesboro, Jackie Marie (Bart) Trent of Mufreesboro, and Sheila Lynn (Jeff) Barrett of Christiana.

Pallbearers will be Joe Edmondson, Randy Johnson, Jimmy Victory, Timmy Milohoan, Thomas McBride and Mike Warren.

Bernard Philip Clouatre

Services for Mr. Clouatre will be 2 p.m/ Tuesday, March 18, at Sellars Funeral Home in Lebanon with Father Zachary Payikat officiating. Interment will be in Cedar Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday, March 17, from 3-7 p.m. and Tuesday from 1 p.m. until service time.

Mr. Clouatre, 60, died Friday, March 14, 2008. He was a member of St. Francis Cabrini Church, as well as a proud Vietnam veteran. He enjoyed driving his 1929 model A, arranging trips and spending time with family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, G. Philip and Gertrude Byron Clouatre; sisters, Beatrice Hutnik and Alice Pope.

Survivors include: wife, Holly Hoyse Clouatre; son Bernard P. (Lisa Dennis) Clouatre II; grandson, Christian Louis Clouatre of Mufreesboro; sister, Patricia Clouatre of Derby, Conn.; several nieces, nephews, great-nephews and great-great nieces.

Kenneth "CoCoMo" Copeland

Services for Mr. Copeland will be 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 18, at Sellars Funeral Home Lebanon with the the Rev. Kenneth Bowen and Bro. Danny Sellars officiating. Visitation will be Monday, March 17, from 4-8 p.m. and Tuesday, March 18, from 4 p.m. until service time.

Mr. Copeland, 60, died Friday, March 14, 2008 at University Medical Center.

He is preceded in death by his parents, John and Katie Mae Boyd Copeland; brother, Johnny Copeland and sister, Minnie Copeland.

Survivors include: sisters, Margie Kemp, Bonnie (Billy) Smith of Hermitage, and Gene (Ronald) Sparks of Knoxville; brother, Billy Joe (Mae) Copeland of Lebanon; numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews and friend, Kelly the cat.

Pallbearers will be Robert Martin Jr., Michael Martin, Jackie Murray, Bobby Copeland, Ronald and Joe Swain.

Sellars Funeral Home Lebanon is in charge of arrangements.

Douglas "Buba" Graham

Services for Mr. Graham will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 19, at Sellars Funeral Home in Mt. Juliet. Interment will be in Mt. Juliet Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be 2-9 p.m. Monday, 2-9 p.m. Tuesday and noon until services on Wednesday.

Mr. Graham, 54, died Sunday, March 16, 2008 at Skyline Medical Center. he was a U.S. Navy Veteran.

Survivors include: his wife, Linda Jordan Graham; three daughters, Kristy (Mark) Montoney of Camden, Tenn., Stephanie (Billy) Hammonds and Jackie (Greg) Richards, all of Mt. Juliet; his mother, Nancy Jo Null Graham of Mt. Juliet; a sister, Linda (Bobby) Meadows of Mt. Juliet; a brother, Bobby (Allen) Dawanna) Hale of Eagleville, Tenn.; a nephew, Bobby "Hotrod" Meadows; eight grandchildren, Jacob and Cullen Belcher, Michaela and Justin Richards, Cody and Lindsey Montoney and Teri Lynn and Brittany Hammonds.

Georgia Mae Lamberson

Services for Mrs. Lamberson will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 18, at Hunter Funeral Home with the Rev. James G. Williams and the Rev. Jimmy Atnip officiating. Interment will be in Wilson County Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Sunday, March 16, from 2-8 p.m., Monday, and prior to services on Tuesday.

Mrs. Lamberson, 80, died Saturday, March 15, 2008 at Cedars Health Care. She attended Linwood Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, William Exum and Elvia Stewart Cowan; husband, John Lee Lamberson; brothers, Joe and James Cowan; sisters, Margaret Cowan and Jessie Haley.
Survivors include: son, Carl Lamberson and his fianceé Mary Beth Maroney of Lebanon; grandchildren Adam Lamberson of Smithville, Kendra Lamberson, and Alex Lamberson; brother, R.B (Alene) Cowan; sister-in-law, Martha Cowan of San Angelo, Texas.; friend, Thelma Pharris; and nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Adam Lamberson, Alex Lamberson, Jackie Martin, Jimmy Belcher, Kenneth Christian, Jerry Taylor, Wendell Hall, and Mike Garrett.

In lieu of flowers donations in Georgia's memory may be made to your favorite charity.

Carl Willis

Services for Mr. Willis will be 11 a.m. on Wednesday, March 19, at Sellars Funeral Home in Lebanon. Interment will be in Cedar Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday, March 18, from 2-8 p.m. and Wednesday, from 10 a.m. until service time.

Mr. Willis, 52, died Saturday, March 15, 2008. He was born in Jacksonville, Fla., but moved to Lebanon where he became a self-made business man. He was the owner of Willis Properties, C&T properties, and Personal Touch Mortgage.

He was preceded in death by his father, Leroy Earl Willis.

Survivors include: wife, Tammy Stafford Willis; children, Amber (Chad) Willis Charapata of Chattanooga, Adrienne (Charles) Coe of Bellevue, Amanda (Bobby) Gilette of Gallatin and Isaac Cunningham of Lebanon; brothers, Gary Willis of Virginia and Lynn (Debby) Willis of Florida; sisters, Karren Anderson of Mt. Juliet and Krista (Steve) Radosta of Elmwood, Tenn.; grandchildren, Charrissa Cunningham, Merrick Coe, McKenzie Coe and Andrew Charapata; numerous nieces and nephews.

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