Obituaries - February 1, 2008

Irene Keatts Martin

Memorial services for Mrs. Martin will be 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 2 at Partlow Funeral Chapel. Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Mrs. Martin, 85, of Lebanon, died Sunday, Dec. 16, 2007, in Fort Worth, Texas. She was a member of College Hills Church of Christ.

Survivors include: husband of 66 years, Harry Martin; children, Shelley Martin (Mike) Brown of Fort Worth and Joel (Elly) Martin of Miami, Fla.; grandchildren, Heather Myers of Houston, Texas, Merritt Seely and Lowell Brown, both of Fort Worth, David Martin Begley of Miami Beach, Fla., and Alex Martin, stationed at Fort Drum, N.Y.; great-grandchildren, Slava Valya, Michael and Wayne Seely and Landon Brown, all of Fort Worth and Owen Hebert and Sophie Myers of Houston.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to NewDay Services for Children and Families, P.O. Box 471233, Fort Worth, Texas, 76145 or the Alzheimer's Association, 4205 Hillsboro Pike Suite 216, Nashville.

Virginia Witherspoon

Services for Mrs. Witherspoon will be 1 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 3 at Wilson County Funeral Home with Pastor Ralph Neal officiating. Interment will be in Wilson County Memorial Park. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. until the service Sunday at the funeral home.

Mrs. Witherspoon, 80, of Mt. Juliet and formerly of Lebanon, died Thursday, Jan. 31, 2008.

She was preceded in death by husband, Bill H. Witherspoon; and parents, John F. and Mabel B. Griggs. Survivors include: sons, Robert and Jesse (Sue) Witherspoon; daughter, Sharon (Ricky) Robinson; brother, Ernest (Jean) Griggs; sister, Lois (Morris) Jennette; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers the family requests contributions be made to the American Heart and Lung Association.


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