Obituaries – March 6, 2008

Troy Dale Bunch

Services for Mr. Bunch will be 2 p.m. Friday, March 7 at Wilson County Funeral Home with the Rev. Gordon Lee officiating. Interment will be in Wilson County Memorial Park. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Thursday and 10 a.m. until the service Friday at the funeral home.

Mr. Bunch, 36, of Lebanon, died Tuesday, March 4, 2008 in Carthage.

He was preceded in death by father, Danny Dale Bunch. Survivors include: mother, Gail Wright Sutton; step-father, Gordon Ray Sutton; son, Troy Ray Pharis, all of Lebanon; and brothers, Jeffery Dale Bunch of Jamestown, Ky., Gregory Allen Bunch of Nancy, Ky. and Eric Jevon (Stephanie) Bunch of Nashville.

Toleda Mae Cassetty

Services for Mrs. Cassetty will be 11 a.m. Friday, March 7 at Sellars Funeral Home with Bro. Dorris Manning officiating. Interment will be in Wilson County Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be 2-8 p.m. Thursday and 10 a.m. until the service Friday at the funeral home.

Mrs. Cassetty, 87, of Lebanon, died Tuesday, March 4, 2008.

She was preceded in death by husband, T.J. Cassetty; parents, R.C. and Anna Vantrease; and brothers, Brownie and Roland C. Vantrease Jr. Survivors include: son, Thomas (Judy) Lynn Cassetty; grandchildren, Shannon Jackson, Jenifer (Craig) Lodge and Jeffrey Cassetty, all of Hendersonville; great-granddaughters, Kaitlin Lynn Jackson and Annabella Cassetty and Scarlett Elizabeth Lodge; brother, Clyde (Mary Nell) Vantrease; sister-in-law, Jodean Vantrease; four nieces and a nephew.

Pallbearers will be Jeffrey Cassetty, Jerry and Tim Cuffman, Craig Lodge, Bernie Wuenscher, Jerry Vantrease and Nick Smith.

Gregory Brent Flippen

Services for Mr. Flippen will be 3 p.m., Friday, March 7 at Partlow Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Carlton Thackston officiating. Interment will be in Wilson County Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be 1 p.m. until service time Friday.

Mr. Flippen, 44, of Lebanon, died Wednesday, March 5, 2008 at Sumner Regional Medical Center. He was active in the Special Olympics, participating in softball throw, track, basketball and skiing. He was preceded in death by grandparents, Leo and Celestia Lannom and Catherine and George Flippen; brother, Chris Lowrance and grandfather, James Lowrance.

Survivors include: parents, Emily and Larry Lowrance of Gallatin and George and Lynn Flippen Jr. of Austin, Texas; brothers, George "Flip" (Cheemay) Flippen III and Brad Lowrance; sisters, Cathy (Jeff) Connors, Ange (Mike) Shores and Amy Lowrance; grandmother, Polly Lowrance of Union City; and nieces and nephews, Shanon and Sgt. Jorin Flippen, Emily and Brenna Connors, Brittney, Hannah and Nicole Shores and Mike and Nicholas Lowrance.

Pallbearers will be L.K., Scott and Ben Lannom, George "Flip" Flippen III, Sgt. Jorin Flippen, Brad Lowrance, Henry Wilson and Jonathan Harrington.
Honorary pallbearers will be B.J. Montgomery, Margaret Diamond and the staff of RHD.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Special Olympics of Tennessee, 112 21st Ave. South, Suite 101, Nashville, TN 37203.

Virginia Bland Patton

Services for Mrs. Patton will be 11 a.m. Saturday, March 8 at Hunter Funeral Home with the Rev. Dr. Paul Rader officiating. Interment will be in Jones Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be 3-8 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. until the service Saturday at the funeral home.

Mrs. Patton, 84, of Knoxville and formerly of Watertown, died Wednesday, March 5, 2008 at Parkwest Hospital. She was a lifelong Presbyterian and the first female elder of First Presbyterian Church Watertown. She was also a member of First Presbyterian Church, Knoxville.

She was preceded in death by parents, Clark and Virgie Hubbard Bland; and husband, Charles Wilson Patton. Survivors include: son, Perry (Dorothy) Patton of Nashville; daughters, Sharon (Raymond) McCord of Knoxville, Marilyn (Mark) Willoughby of Alexandria and Celeste (John) Whaley of Knoxville; sister, Joyce (Neil) Lokey of Murfreesboro; grandchildren, Charlie (Sarah) and Terrie Patton, Amanda Corley, Rachel Patton McCord, Andrew Whaley and Brittany and Luke Willoughby; and great-grandchildren, Rocky and Brandon Johnson and Summer and Connor Patton.

Pallbearers and honorary pallbearers will be grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nephews and great-nephews.

Natalie Paige Siegrist

Services for Mrs. Siegrist will be 11 a.m. Saturday, March 8, at Sellars Funeral Home with Bro. Mark Thompson officiating. Interment will be in Watson Cemetery. Visitation will be 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4-8 p.m. Friday March 7, and 10 a.m. until services Saturday.

Infant Siegrist died Monday, March 3, 2008.

She was preceded in death by her grandfather, Fred Michael Siegrist; an aunt, Melissa Bean; and paternal great-grandfather, Jessie Brummett.

Survivors include: parents, Scott and Johanna Bean Siegrist of Lebanon; a brother, Brendon Siegrist; uncles, Leonard (Melissa) Siegrist of Michigan, Wayne (Stacey) Siegrist of Lebanon and Johnathan Bean of Georgia; aunts, Bobbie (Josh) Quinn of Carthage and Leanne Bean of Georgia; maternal grandparents, Brenda Heflin of Lebanon, John Bean of Lebanon and Darlene Bean of Georgia; paternal great-grandmother, Christine Brummett of Lebanon; maternal great-grandparerents, Ruby and Alvin Harris of Donelson; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
Pallbearers will be Leonard and Wayne Siegrist and Jonathan Bean.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Natalie Paige Siegrist Memorial Fund at any Regions Bank.

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