Obituaries – September 19, 2007

J.C. Blackburn

Services for Mr. Blackburn will be 4 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 19, at Sellars Funeral Home with Bro. George Wallace officiating. Interment will be in Cedar Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be 12 p.m.-8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18, and 9 a.m. until service time Wednesday at the funeral home.

Mr. Blackburn, 75, died Sunday, Sept. 16, 2007. He is preceded in death by parents, J.R. Blackburn and Louise Griffin Blackburn; brothers Royce Blackburn and James Jones; sisters Joyce Lawson Blackburn and Brinda Blackburn; and daughter-in-law Patty McMillon Blackburn.

Survivors include: wife of 55 years, Betty Joyce Hulse Blackburn; brothers, Larry Blackburn of Lebanon and Buddy Jones of California; sisters Alberta Blackburn Schuler and Paula Jones, both of Michigan; children Charles Kenny (Debbie) Blackburn, Stephen Joe (Joan) Blackburn, Cheryl Louise Blackburn Cutlip, Beverly Jean Blackburn Palk,Thomas Jaycen (Lori) Blackburn, Lydia Lynn (Walt) Cousino and Betty Brummett; 20 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren, and several nieces, nephews and many friends.

Johnny Ray Linder

Services for Mr. Linder will be 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept 20 at Wilson County Funeral Home with the Rev. Robert Hunt officiating. Interment will be in Wilson County Memorial Park. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Wednesday and 10 a.m. until the service Thursday at the funeral home.

Mr. Linder, 33, of Prattsville, Ala. and a Lebanon native, died Monday, Sept. 17, 2007 at his residence.

He was preceded in death by grandparents, J.C. and Elizabeth Linder and Virgil Bates Sr. Survivors include: wife, Tonya Linder; son, Brandon Linder; daughters, Brianna and Kaley Linder, all of Alabama; parents, Jerry and Debra Linder of Lebanon; brothers, Jeramie and Jeffery Linder, both of Lebanon; sisters, Sandra Linder (Shawn) Stevenson of Watertown and Crystal Linder of Lebanon.

Pallbearers will be family and friends.

Patricia Marler Zanotti

Graveside services for Mrs. Zanotti will be 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 20 at Jones Hill Cemetery with the Rev. Terry Fesler officiating. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Wednesday at Hunter Funeral Home.

Mrs. Zanotti, 86, of Lebanon, died Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2007 at her residence. She was a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by husband, Victor Zanotti; sisters, Johnnie Lee Robinson and Lula Bell Fuston; brother, J.C. Marler and two infant brothers. Survivors include: sisters, Lela Beadle of Lebanon, Dorothy Fisher of Watertown and Shirley (Joel) Reese of Lebanon; brother, Paul (Betty) Marler of Watertown; and nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be family and friends.


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