Obituaries for Nov. 1


Margaret Ann Worthington Hall

The graveside service for Ms. Hall was held on Oct. 15 at 3 p.m. at East Fork Cemetery in Oak Ridge.

Ms. Hall, of Lebanon, passed away on Oct. 14, 2012 at Quality Care Health Center Nursing Home after battling dementia for several years. She was born in Anderson County on Nov. 9, 1932 to the late Robert and Anna Foster. Margaret lived all but a couple years of her life as a proud Tennessean. She was a loyal Democrat and loved visiting and reading about historical places, especially in Washington, D.C. Where she felt the most at peace was the ocean. Being a professional wallpaper hanger for decoration firms, Margaret had a love of decorating which was always reflected in her homes.

She is survived by her daughters, Vickie, Holly, Karen; her son, Howard Jr. and her granddaughter, Hope.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to National Multiple Sclerosis Society at or by calling 1-800-344-3486.

Hatmaker Funeral Home, Lake City, Tenn. was in charge of arrangements.

Billie Crook McKee

Funeral services for Mrs. McKee will be conducted Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012, at 1 p.m. from the Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home with Melvin Sloan and John Kieffer officiating. Interment will be in Bethlehem Cemetery. The family will receive friends Saturday after 10 a.m.

Mrs. McKee, 89, of Lebanon, passed away Oct. 30, 2012 at the University Medical Center. Born in Brush Creek, Tenn. April 12, 1923, she was the daughter of the late Tilman and Mattie Winfree Crook. She was a member of the Church of Christ and was a 1942 graduate of Watertown High School. She was a homemaker and worked with her husband in the McKee family livestock business. She loved attending estate auctions and was an avid glass collector.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 67 years, Alvin Murphey McKee, Dec. 20, 2011; sister, Lassie Lee Crook Tarkington.

She is survived by four children: William Neal “Bill” (Kristina Oldfield) McKee, Alvin Carson (Jennifer Bundy) McKee, Wanda Beth McKee Bates, Margaret Elaine (Dick) Anderson; eight grandchildren: Richard Alvin Anderson, Christopher Roland (Chrissy) Anderson, Victoria Loron (Shannon) Clark, Jared Cleveland Wilson Bates, Dana Michelle Hudson, Joseph Ryan (Rene) McKee, Rachel Lynne (Roger) Upton, Emily Gail (Billy) Anderson; twelve great-grandchildren; brothers-in-law, James Garvey (Wiebena Hackett) McKee, Franklin Delano (Faye Wall) McKee.

Active Pallbearers: Jay White, Richard Macon, Kenneth Roberts, Grady Montgomery, Jerry Fults, Bill Robinson, Mike Watkins, Bill Vaught. 

The family requests in lieu of flowers memorial contributions be made to Wilson County 4-H Clubs, 925 E. Baddour Parkway, Lebanon, TN 37087.

John Steven Miller

Mr. Miller, 62, died Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012 at his home.

Services will be Friday at 5 p.m. at Partlow Chapel. Visitation will be Friday from 3:30 p.m. until 5 p.m. at the funeral home.

Lila Lee Thomas Tracy

Services for Mrs. Wood were held at 1 p.m. Monday, Oct. 29 a Luff Bowen Funeral Home, Waverly Chapel with Pastor Mark Warren officiating. Interment was in Richland Cemetery.

Mrs. Tracy, 88, of Lebanon, died Friday, Oct. 26, 2012 at The Pavilion. She was a homemaker. Her activities included the Thursday Morning Bowling League, "Ruth" in the Eastern Star, Waverly Women's Golf Club, an avid fisherwoman and nature lover, chima painting, breeding tropical fish, knitting and crocheting, was a seamstress and an avid horticulturalist. She lived in Humphreys County for 33 years, then in Dickson and then to Lebanon. She was a member of Trace Creek Baptist Church in New Johnsonville, Tenn.

She was preceded in death by parents, Charles Lee and Sally Gladys Deen Thomas; husband, Joseph Edward Tracy; and daughter, Marie Patterson Hampton.

Survivors include her daughter, Dorothy (Eddie) Anderson of Dickson; grandchildren, Craig (Kim) Anderson of Dickson, Greg (Michele) Anderson of Dickson, Michael (Melissa) Patterson of Clarksville, Steve (Lisa) Patterson of Mt. Juliet and Cindy (Paul) Delaney of Mt. Juliet; and 15 great-grandchildren.

The family would like to extend special thanks to Elmcroft of Lebanon, The Pavilion, and Odyssey Hospice for their invaluable care.

LuCinda "Cindy" Gayle Chaudoin Wood

Services for Ms. Wood will be noon Friday, Nov. 2 at Ellis Funeral Home at 2627 Nolensville Pike. Visitation will be Thursday from 5-8 p.m. and on Friday from 10 a.m. until the service at the funeral home.

Ms. Wood, 70, of Nashville, passed Oct. 29, 2012. She retired after 35 years with WSM Radio. She was also organist of Grandview Baptist/Covenant Baptist Church of Nashville for over 30 years. She was loved very much by all, and will be greatly missed.

She is survived by sons, William Brian (Dawn) Wood of Lebanon and Kenneth Lee Wood of Nashville; daughter, Deborah Gayle Wood Minton; grandchildren, Brandon Wood, Cameron Wood of Nashville, and Briawna Michele Wood of Lebanon; brother, Robert "Bobby" (Mary) Chaudoin of Nashville.

Ms. Wood was preceded in death by her mother, Tomas Louise Harris Chaudoin, and her father, Robert Lee Chaudoin.


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