Obituaries – May 21, 2008

Marjorie Alexander

Services for Mrs. Alexander will be 11 a.m. Saturday, May 24 at Mt. Zion M.B. Church in Zion, Ill. with Dr. B.J. Gaston officiating. Interment will be in Mt. Olivet Memorial Park in Zion. Visitation will be 6-7 p.m. Thursday at Hellum Funeral Home and 10 a.m. until the service Saturday at the church.

Mrs. Alexander, 67, of Lebanon, died Monday, May 19, 2008 at Summit Medical Center.

Survivors include: husband, Arthur D. Alexander; children, Arthur (Valerie) Alexander of Zion, Marilyn (Christopher) Johnson, Terrance (Sharon) Alexander and Chrysante (Terrence) Estell, all of Lebanon and Douglas Alexander of Kenosha, Wis.; step-daughter, Gwendolyn (Darryl) Taylor of Nashville; 12 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; a grandson expected in July 2008; sisters-in-law, Carolyn Alexander of Lebanon and Doris McAdoo of Murfreesboro; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and godchildren.
Hellum Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mary Bryan Holland

Services for Mrs. Holland will be 10 a.m. Thursday, May 22 at Bond Memorial Chapel. Interment will be in Mt. Juliet Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Mrs. Holland, 79, of Donelson, died Tuesday, May 20, 2008. She was a member of Donelson Church of Christ, the Barnlofters Square Dance Club and Denny's Diamond Cutters.

She was preceded in death by parents, Greenfield and Ethel Fultz Bryan; husband of 55 years, Leonard Holland; son, Robert "Bobby" Holland; and brothers, Claude and Paul Bryan. Survivors include: sons, Barry (Debbie) Holland of Lebanon and Gary (Dawn) Holland of Benton, Ark.; grandchildren, Stacie Berry, Robert (Suzanne) Holland Jr., and Brian (Megan), Phillip and Daniel Holland; and great-granddaughter, Emma Kate Holland.

Robert "Rob" Flynn Mabry

Memorial services for Mr. Mabry will be 11 a.m. Friday, May 23 at Partlow Funeral Chapel with Bro. Mike Brown officiating. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Mr. Mabry, 44, of Lebanon, died Saturday, May 17, 2008 in Destin, Fla. He was a member of Jefferson Avenue Church of Christ in Cookeville and worked in logistics. He was a drummer and singer/songwriter.

He was preceded in death by grandparents; and father, Willard Flynn Mabry. Survivors include: mother, Hampton G. Mabry of Cookeville; wife, Cynthia Stephens Mabry of Lebanon; son, Robert Alex Mabry of Lebanon; brother, Ken (Regina) Mabry of Cookeville; and sisters, Kay (Neil) Ranft, Ann (Terry) Sissom and Jane (Don) Foy, all of Cookeville.

Contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association.

James Ray Maynard

Services for Mr. Maynard will be 2 p.m. Thursday, May 22 at Partlow Funeral Chapel with Eld Ray Wilson and Pastor Craig Goff officiating. Interment will be in Wilson County Memorial Park. Visitation will be 3:30-8 p.m. Wednesday and 12:30 p.m. until the service Thursday at the funeral home.

Mr. Maynard, 74, of Lebanon, died Tuesday, May 20, 2008 at Baptist Hospital. He was an Air Force Veteran and served in the Korean and Vietnam Wars, a landscaper at Young's Nursery and a member of Cook's United Methodist Church.
He was preceded in death by parents, James Knox and Eddie Elvira Hughes Maynard; son, Bob Maynard; sister, Catherine Thorne; and brother, Bard Fisher Maynard. Survivors include: wife of 44 years, Shirley Maynard; son, Jimmy Ray (Jeanie) Maynard of Ohio; daughters, Debbie (Rod) Maxson of Ohio and Cindy Bible of Mt. Juliet; brother, Thomas (Peggy) Maynard of Gordonsville; sister, Lynn (Danny) Ray of Mt. Juliet; granddaughters, Kiersten and Peyton Bible of Mt. Juliet; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and special friend, Ginger Rochelle.
Pallbearers will be Jimmy Burns, Ron Reppell, Jamie Horseman, George Muse, Kerri Coker, Ken Baldwin and Bro. Martin Rooker. Honorary pallbearer will be Dr. Michael Magee.

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