Obituaries – September 22, 2007

Mettie Wilmore Dickerson

Services for Mrs. Dickerson will be 1 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23 at Sanderson Funeral Home with Eld. James Thomas Gibbs officiating. Interment will be in Sanderson Cemetery. Visitation will be 3-8 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. until the service Sunday at the funeral home.

Mrs. Dickerson, 87, of Pleasant Shade, died Thursday, Sept. 20, 2007 at Riverview Regional Medical Center South. She worked at Carthage Shirt Factory for many years and was a member of Mount Tabor Missionary Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by parents, Herbert and Deltha Nixon Wilmore; husband of 68 years, Dalton Dickerson; grandson, W. Chad Dickerson; sisters, Edith Hackett and Ruby Brooks; and brothers, J.C. and Odell Wilmore. Survivors include: son, Mike (Glenda) Dickerson; grandsons, Todd (Angie) and Kevin Dickerson; great-granddaughters, Emma and Leah Dickerson, all of Pleasant Shade; sister, Ogeal (Milton) Dickerson of Carthage; and brothers, Eldon (Nell) Wilmore of Carthage and Kenneth (Barbara) Wilmore of Gallatin.

Pallbearers will be Todd and Kevin Dickerson, Donny Brooks, Ricky Hackett, Jimmy Trainham and Eugene, Bobby, Steve, Jerry and Johnny Wilmore.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Sanderson Cemetery Fund or Mount Tabor Missionary Baptist Church.

Laura June Hollopeter

There are no services scheduled for Mrs. Hollopeter.

Mrs. Hollopeter, 84, of Lebanon and formerly of Toledo, Ohio, died Thursday, Sept. 20, 2007. She spent most of her life in Toledo before retiring to Largo, Fla. in 1980. She moved to Lebanon in 2004. She spent many years volunteering at Largo Medical Center amd Bardmoor-Morton Plant Hospital in Clearwater, Fla.

She was preceded in death by her parents, eight brothers and sisters, and granddaughter, Kristin Hollopeter. Survivors include: huband, Curtis Hollopeter; son, Craig (Elaine) Hollopeter; daughters, Sue (Ed) Erdmann, Jodi (Jerry) Davis and Dina (Mike) Bozsoki; eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, please make memorial donations to Summit Hospital, Alive Hospice, Make-A-Wish or the American Cancer Society. Memorials may also be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.

Wilson County Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Sophie Laszczewski

Graveside services for Mrs. Laszczewski will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, Sept. 24 at Cedar Grove Cemetery with Father Zachary Payikat officiating.

Mrs. Laszczewski, 75, of Lebanon, died Friday, Sept. 21, 2007 at Summit Medical Center. She was a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by parents, Konstanty and Magdalina Piechna. Survivors include: children, Martin Kim (Judy) Laszczewski of Spindale, N.C., Glen (Catherine) Laszczewski of Lowell, Ind., Corey (Kimberly) Laszczewski of Lebanon and Sharon (Kirk) Sprague of Kiowa, Colo.; grandchildren, Tucker and Skyler Laszczewski of Lebanon; and brother, Stanley Piechna of Arizona.

Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Thomas Jewel McPeak

Memorial services for Mr. McPeak will be 2 p.m. Sunday. Sept. 23 at Partlow Funeral Chapel. Visitation will be 9 a.m. until the service Sunday.

Mr. McPeak, 74, of Lebanon, died Friday, Sept. 21 at his residence. He was a reitred brick mason with Oscar Odom Construction.

He was preceded in death by parents, Foster Knoght and Daisy Bell Horn McPeak; and sister, Ann Alma Sanders. Survivors include: son, Thomas Michael (Patricia) McPeak; daughter, Jeweldine McPeak; grandchildren, Christopher (Jill), Ronnie (Jamie), and Donnie McPeak, Travis (Andrea) and Leo Williams, and Danielle (Tim) Henley; great-grandchildren, Deven Williams and Austin and Anna Grace McPeak; and niece Jo Ann McPeak.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Alive Hospice or the American Cancer Society.

Callie Lannom Hobbs

Services for Ms. Hobbs will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Sellars Funeral Home with the Rev. Don McElroy officiating. Interment will be in Wilson County Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Saturay and noon until services on Sunday.

Ms. Hobbs, 86, of Lebanon, died Thursday, Sept. 20, 2007, at University Medical Center. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Lebanon and very active in missions involving the church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Billy Hobbs; a son, Michael Lannom (Lan) Hobbs; her parents, Herschel and Ella Lance Lannom; and her brothers, Leo, Bill Owen and Howard Lannom.

Survivors include: her daughters, Scherland (Jimmy) Johnson of Lebanon, June (John) Walburn of Norcross, Ga. and Sonya (Bill) Stone of Jackson, Tenn.; a sister, Erma (Charles) Baird of Lebanon; brothers, Doyle (Betty) Lannom of Sarasota, Fla., Harold (Pat) Lannom of Lebanon, Carlos Lannom of Lebanon and Bobby (Anna Gayle) Lannom of Lebanon; eight grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Rusty Johnson, Lance Walburn, Herman Baines, Stan Baines, Johnny Hobbs and Donnie Hobbs.

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