Obituaries for Dec. 21


Darlene Draper

Family visitation for Mrs. Draper will be Saturday, Dec. 22 from 12:30-1:30 p.m. with funeral to follow at Peyton Rd. Church of Christ. Brother Patrick Johnson, Eulogist. Interment will be in Mt Lebanon Memorial Gardens.

Mrs. Draper, 50, died Dec. 18, 2012 at University Medical Center, Lebanon.

She is survived by father, Joe Neal Draper; husband, Michael W. Starks; children, Reginald and Kim Bass and Demond Starks; 10 grandchildren; sister, Teresia (Keith) James; brothers, Ryan (Jada) and Christopher (Resa Ann) Draper; aunts, Nettie (Tom) Tillison and Rosie Britton; and a plethora of nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and other relatives; very devoted friend, Charles F. Tigg.

Funeral arrangements in the care of J.C. Hellum Funeral Home 107 Stokes St. Lebanon.

Margaret Lolita Myers Gaddes

A memorial/celebration of Mrs. Gaddes’ life will be at the Gaddes home in Mt. Juliet, and her ashes will be taken to her family farm birthplace in Lawrenceburg, for a family memorial at a later date.

Mrs. Gaddes, age 93 of Mt. Juliet, born April 14, 1919 in Lawrenceburg, passed away Dec. 20, 2012 in Nashville. Margaret loved and dedicated her entire life to God. She was a loving, caring and giving person that lived to serve others with a spirit that touched lives wherever she traveled. Her mission in life was to ensure that everyone she met had an opportunity to know and experience God’s love.

Margaret was born in Lawrenceburg and relocated to Nashville as an adult, where she met and married Joseph Gaddes Sr. She is survived by her son, Joseph Gaddes Jr. and his wife, Sandra Gaddes; stepson, Donald Gaddes; grandsons, Jeremy Gaddes, Evan Gaddes and Reece Gaddes; great-grandson, Jakob Gaddes; and great-granddaughter, Jayden Gaddes.

Arrangements are by Sellars Funeral Home at Mt. Juliet, 2250 N. Mt. Juliet Road, Mt. Juliet, TN 37122, 615-758-5459, obituary line 615-758-8818,

Michael Allen Lane

The family of Mr. Lane will receive friends Dec. 21 from 5-7 p.m. EST at Schubert Funeral Home Wartburg and also on Saturday, Dec. 22 at Hillview Baptist Church in The Chestnut Ridge community from 4-7 p.m. EST. Funeral Services will follow at 7 p.m. with Bro. James Ford and Bro. Robby Buck officiating.

Mr. Lane will be taken Sunday to Ligon and Bobo Funeral Home in Lebanon where there will be a viewing from 1-2 p.m. Funeral Services will follow at 2 p.m. with Bro. James Ford officiating. Interment will follow in the Wilson County Memorial Gardens, where his grandparents and great-grandparents were laid to rest.

Mr. Lane, 42, of the Chestnut Ridge community in Deer Lodge, passed away Dec. 18, 2012. He was a 1988 graduate of Sunbright High School.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Clarence and Sarah Lane and Thomas and Laura Bentley.

Michael is survived by his parents, Raymond and Una Sue Bentley Lane; and a host of other family and friends.

Online condolences may be extended at

John T. Clark

Mr. Clark, 91, of Mt. Juliet, died Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012 at Summit Medical Center.

Services will be 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 21 at Bond Memorial Chapel. Interment with military honors will follow at Hillview Cemetery in Alexandria. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.


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