Obituaries for July 5, 2012

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Dixie 'Belle' Walpole Crawford

Funeral services for Ms. Crawford will be 2 p.m. Friday, July 6, at Sellars Funeral Home in Mt. Juliet with Mr. Todd Lackey and Mr. Bernice Walpole officiating. Interment to follow in Mt. Juliet Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be 10 a.m. until the service on Friday at the funeral home.

Ms. Crawford, 62, of Carthage died Wednesday, July 4, 2012.

She was preceded in death by: parents, Bernice and Elizabeth Walpole; brother, Bernice 'Buster' Walpole; sister, Brenda Walpole; and nieces, Elizabeth Walpole and Jessica Henry.

Survivors include: brothers, Paul Walpole, Sam (Ann) Walpole, Howard (Sandra) Walpole and Jack (Glenda) Walpole; sisters, Joyce Campbell and Hope Crowder; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Nephews will serve as Pallbearers.

Sellars Funeral Home in Mt. Juliet in charge of arrangements.

Sandra Lea Paris

Services for Ms. Paris will be noon Friday, July 6, at Sellars Funeral Home in Lebanon with Bro. Danny Sellars officiating. Interment in Cedar Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Thursday, July 5 and 10 a.m. until the service on Friday at the funeral home.

Ms. Paris, 41, died Tuesday, July 3, 2012.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Annie Faye Davis Paris.

Survivors include: children, Heather Renee Paris and Erica Nicole Greer; siblings, Pam Barlow and Ray Paris; grandchild, Hayden Andrew Jones; nieces, Brittany and Tara Belcher, Stephanie Barlow and Shelby and Courtney Paris; companion, Greg Hunt; and friends, Susan Cooper and Susie Stacy.

Pallbearers will be family and friends. Honorary Pallbearers will be MetoKote employees.

Carol Townsend Simpson

Memorial services for Mrs. Simpson will be 10 a.m. Thursday, July 5, at Brentwood Baptist Church with Dr. Michael L. Glenn officiating. Visitation will be immediately following the service until 12:30 p.m.

Mrs. Simpson, 47, died Sunday, July 1, 2012. She was a graduate of Lebanon High School and Tennessee Technological University. She was a Certified Public Accountant and a member of Brentwood Baptist Church.

Survivors include: parents, Darrel and Evelyn Townsend of Lebanon; husband, Mitch; children, Hailey, Madison and Austin, all of Franklin; sister, Robin (Jim) Conlan of Greenville, S.C.; brother, Brian (Jo) Townsend; and niece and nephews, Olivia, Luke and Jack Townsend, all of Brentwood.

Memorial contributions may be made to Brentwood Baptist Missions.

Austin Funeral & Cremation Services in charge of the arrangements.

Atha Louis Westbrook, Sr.

Funeral services for Mr. Westbrook will be noon Saturday, July 7, at Corona First Baptist Church in Mt. Juliet with Dr. Bobby Sanders officiating and  Rev. Tim Bryant (Grace Fellowship Ministries) serving as eulogist. Interment to follow at the Bryant Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be 11 a.m. until the service on Saturday at the church.

Mr. Westbrook, 91, died Monday, July 2, 2012 at Summit Medical Center.

Survivors include: wife, Greely Bryant Westbrook; children, Michelle (John) Birdsong, Atha L. (Al) Westbrook II; sisters, Thelma Westbrook of Arlington, Tenn., Lillie Henderson of Memphis; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Personal condolences may be sent to

J.C. Hellum Funeral Homes in charge of arrangements.


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