Obituaries – September 15, 2009

Charlene Jordan Barrett
Services for Mrs. Barrett will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 15, at Woodfin Chapel in Smyrna with Bro. Terry Campbell officiating. Interment will be in Mullins Hill Cemetery. Visitation was Monday, Sept. 14, from 4-8 p.m.
Mrs. Barrett, 76, of Smyrna, died Saturday, Sept. 12, 2009. She was a native of Wilson County. Mrs. Barrett was a member of Giles Creek Baptist Church and a 1952 graduate of Wilson County High School. She was retired from City of LaVergne Water Department.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Powell and Nelle Ingram Jordan; sisters, Thelma Edwards and Sarah Martin and granddaughter, Nicole Cooper.
Survivors include: husband of 57 years, Leslie Barrett; children, Walter T. Richards Jr., Joan Barrett Anderson and Sam Allen (Lynette) Barrett, all of Smyrna; grandchildren, Timothy (Leslie) Barrett, Eric Trenton Barrett and four other grandchildren and great-grandchildren, Ashton, Benton and Kelton Barrett.

Evelyn Costley
Services for Mrs. Costley will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 16, at Bond Memorial Chapel with Pastor Clay Faricloth and the Rev. Michael Connell officiating. Interment will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Visitation will be noon-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Mrs. Costley, 77, of Old Hickory, died Sunday, Sept. 13, 2009. She was a member of Faith Baptist Church and an employee of Castner's for over 25 years.
She was preceded in death by parents, Lawrence and Neola Winters Felts.; first husband, Bobby Dougharty; second husband, Bobby Costley; son, Daryl Dougharty; and sister, Geraldine Goodman.
Survivors include: sons, Keven (Amy) Costley and Travis (Margaret) Dougharty; daughters, Belinda (Gary) Fleming and Sheron Searcey; grandchildren, Sarah and Sam Fleming, Daniel Dougharty, Noel and Ryan Searcey and Brandon (Laura), Kayla, Braden, Alyssa and Karli Costley; great-grandchildren, Owen, Ethan and Addison Dougharty and Gwendolyn, Madalyn and Erica Searcey.
Pallbearers will be Brandon and Braden Costley, Daniel Dougharty, Noel Searcey, Sam Fleming, Chad Etheridge and Chris and Bruce Brown. Honorary pallbearers will be Ryan Searcey, Harriet McReynolds, Nancy Gass and Jeri Lyn and Tyler Brown.
Flowers accepted or memorials may be made to Karli's Kause at any Wilson Bank & Trust branch.
Bond Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

James Frease
Services for Mr. Frease will be 4 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 15, at Bond Memorial Chapel with Pastor David Goldner officiating. Graveside services with military honors will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Middle Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery. A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Joy Church International. Visitation will be 3 p.m. until the service Tuesday at the funeral home.
Mr. Frease, 77, of Mt. Juliet, died Saturday. Sept. 12, 2009. He was born in Akron, Ohio and earned a masters degree from Kent State University in 1964. He was a member of Joy Church International where he was an usher and e was a US Army veteran serving two years in Japan. He began work at Babcock & Wilcox Co. in Barberton, Ohio in 1956 and retired as president of the Trimble Company in Johnson City, Tenn. in 2003.
He was preceded in death by parents, Harold and Oweita Mae Frease.
Survivors include: wife, Peggy Frease of Mt. Juliet; sons, Pastor Jim (Anne) and David (Jennifer) Frease, both of Mt. Juliet; and grandchildren, David Jr., Brittany, Seth, Julia and Johnathan Frease.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Joy Church International of Mt. Juliet, P.O. Box 247, Mt. Juliet, 37121.
Bond Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Henry Harris
Services for Mr. Harris were Monday, Sept. 7 at Hunter Funeral Home with the Rev. Ronnie Smith and Edsel Floyd officiating. Interment was in Cunningham Cemetery.
Mr. Harris, 73, of Watertown, died Saturday, Sept. 5, 2009 at his residence. He was employed with Le-Al-Co, a graduate of Watertown High School and a US Army veteran. He attended Watertown First Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by parents, Archie and Winnie Cunnigham Harris; and brother, William Robert Harris.
Survivors include: wife, Jeanette Pritchett Harris of Watertown; sons, Bruce (Vivian) Harris of Murfreesboro, Alan Harris of Watertown and Lynn (Kim) Harris of Gordonsville; grandchildren, Jake, Matt, Spring, Josh and Steven; great-granddaughter, Kaylynn; sisters, Jo Frances (Kenneth) Agnew of Carthage and Lynda Sue Simpson of Watertown; and friends, Charlie and Pat Reeder.
Pallbearers were Ed Roberts, John Johnson, Bob Huddleston and Jake, Matt, Steven adn Josh Harris. Honorary pallbearers were Joe Lynch, Mike Bailey, Ray and Don Bass, Bobby Mount, Johnny Blair, Bill Robinson, Ed Bailey, Don Moser, Gene and Alan Shehane, Joe MaloneRay Jennings, Ted Wright, Ricky Sanders, Bobby Harvey, Junior Bain, Jimmy Majors, Wayne Rodgers, Ricky MArtin, Ricky Vantrease and Joe Parkerson.
Hunter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Alvis Gene Hudson
Services for Mr. Hudson will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 16 at Sellars Funeral Home conducted by Bros. Michael Grooms and Danny Sellars. Interment will be in Middle Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery at 1 p.m. Wednesday. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Tuesday and 10 a.m. until service Wednesday at the funeral home. 
Mr. Hudson, 56, of Lebanon, passed away Saturday, Sept. 12, 2009. He was a veteran of the US Army.  
He is preceded in death by parents Rubert and Barbara Marable Hudson.
Survivors include: brothers, Jackie Lynn and Robert Ewing Hudson; aunts: Ruth (Ben) Gleaves, Ann (Charles) Romano and Margaret Colwell; and numerous cousins.
Pallbearers will be Friends at the Veteran’s Home.
Sellars Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Robert Lee Mullins
Services for Mr. Mullins will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 16 at Wilson County Funeral Home with Pastor Kenneth Bowen officiating. Interment with military honors will follow in Wilson County Memorial Park. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Tuesday and prior to the service Wednesday at the funeral home.
Mr. Mullins, 77, died Sunday, Sept. 13, 2009 at Quality Care Nursing Home. He served in the US Army in the Korean War and the US Air Force as a Tech Sgt. and Flight Engineer on a C-130 Hercules in the Vietnam War.
Survivors include: wife, Dorothy Mullins; daughters, Brenda (Dale) Lewelling and Gail (Bruce) Badger; sons, Larry (Roger) Mullins and Robert (Dana) Mullins; five step-children; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; eight step-grandchildren; and five step-great-grandchildren.
Wilson County Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

William Tanner Sr.
Services for Mr. Tanner will be 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 17 at Hermitage Funeral Home with the Rev. Bill George officiating. Interment will be in Hermitage Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Wednesday and 10 a.m. until the service Thursday at the funeral home.
Mr. Tanner, 73, of Mt. Juliet, died Monday, Sept. 14, 2009. He retired from American Airlines after 40 years of service.
He was preceded in death by son, Bill Tanner Jr.; granddaughter, Kaci Tanner; and parents, Bud and Elizabeth Tanner.
Survivors include: wife, Donna Tanner; daughter, JoAnne Tanner; son, Jim (Renee) Tanner; granddaughters, Brittany and Whitney Tanner and Kayla and Kristen Jackson; grandsons, Cole and Kyle Tanner; brother, Ross Tanner; and sisters, Phyllis Tanner, Anne Rhea and Kathy Hall.
Donations may be made to Alive Hospice.


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