Obituaries – April 25, 2007

Van H. Coffee Jr.

Mr. Coffee, 67, of Sarasota, Fla., died Tuesday, April 24, 2007.

Survivors include: his wife, Patty Coffee; two sons, Chuck and Steve Gardner of Bradenton Fla.; a daughter, Lisa Kent of Lebanon; a sister, Carole Coffee of Pittsburgh, Penn.; and three grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Cancer Society.

Carrie Francis

Services for Mrs. Francis will be noon Thursday, April 26, at JC Hellum Funeral Hom with Bro. Todd Fitzgerald officiating. Interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery. Visitation will e 11 a.m. until services Thursday.

Mrs. Frances, 101, died Monday, April 23, 2007, at University Medical Center.

Survivors include: a son, Sam (Mary Agnes) Milligan; three grandchildren; and other relatives and friends.

James T. Gaines

Services for Mr. Gaines will be 1 p.m. Saturday, April 28, at JC Hellum Funeral Home with Minister Marjorie Black officiating. Interment will be in Rutland Cemetery. Visitation will be noon to 1 p.m. Saturday.

Mr. Gaines, 95, died Monday, April 23, 2007, at University Medical Center.

Survivors include: three nieces; three nephews; other cousins relatives and friends and the devoted Mattie N. Clemmons.

Dwayne "Tooter" Hogan

Services for Mr. Hogan will be 6 p.m. Friday, April 27 at Bond Memorial Chapel with Kenneth Bowen officiating.

Mr. Hogan, 53, of Gladeville, died Saturday, April 21, 2007. He was an employee of the AutoZone in Hermitage.

He was preceded in death by parents, Clarence Elwood and Frances Adella Youngblood Hogan and several brothers and sisters. Survivors include: wife, Peggy Hogan; daughter, Gail Lynn (John) Austin of Lyles; step-daughter, Denise McLeod of Nashville; mother-in-law, Ora Denney of Gladeville; brothers, Dean (Renee) Hogan of Mt. Juliet, Gary (Debbie) Hogan sof Lyles, Donnie Hogan of Hendersonville and Tommy (Jane) Hogan of Bellevue; sister, Wanda (Dwayne) Neely of Gallatin; grandchildren, Joseph and Austin Borden; and several nieces and nephews.

Alvin Euegene Starks Jr.

Services for Mr. Starks will be 1 p.m. Thursday, April 26, at Saddler Funeral Home. Visitation will be noon until services on Thursday.

Mr. Starks, 68, of Lebanon, died Saturday, April 21, 2007, at University Medical Center.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Theoloa Marie and Alvin Eugene Starks; a brother, James Calvin 'JC' Starks; a nephew, Marland Dion Starks; grandparents, Hassie and John Albert (Pudding) Hatton; and a stepfather, Curtis Harrison.

Survivors include: four daughter, Desirre, Kalva, and Carmella (Maurice Denney) Starks and Cheryl (Vernon) Dockins of Lebanon; a son, Broderick Sr. 'Ricky' (Vickie) Starks of Antioc, Tenn.; a sister, Patricia Harrison of Lebanon; seven grandchildren, Broderick 'Lil Rick Jr of Nashville, Dominica Starks, of Murfreesboro, Tenn., Keilonda Starks, Deleisha Palmer, Jordyne Denney, Jalin Dockins of Lebanon, and Corey Starks of Antioch, Tenn.; a great-granddaughter, Kiyla Starks; a niece, Chandra Starks, of Lebanon; two nephews, Augustus Starks of Lebanon and Orlando Starks of Smyrna, Tenn.; two great-nephews, Romaceo Cason and Curtis Crutchfield of Lebanon; and two great-nieces, Melisha Starks of Los Angeles, Calif. and Kei'Anna Patton of Lebanon; and a host of other relatives and friends.

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