Obituaries for May 11, 2013

James Gordon "Jim" Reynolds

Visitation for Mr. Reynolds will be held on Saturday, May 11 in the Partlow Funeral Chapel from 2-6 p.m. Mr. Reynolds will be transported to Rainsville, Ala. for visitation in the Rainsville Funeral Home on Sunday, May 12 from 1-3 p.m.with funeral services there at 3 p.m. Pastor Larry Gregory and Chuck Arnett will officiate the services. Interment will be in Trinity Methodist Church Cemetery in Rainsville, Ala.

Mr. Reynolds, 88, passed away Thursday May 9, 2013 in the University Medical Center. Mr. Reynolds was a member of Lebanon's First United Methodist Church, a WWII Army veteran where he was a POW in Germany, lifelong member of the Lebanon Lions Club, 32nd Degree Mason, and a retired employee of Rock Tenn & the Board of Education in Nashville for the State of Tennessee.

He was preceded in death by his parents, James Gussie and Laci Jewell Miller Reynolds; sister, Dorothy Nell Kidwell; brother-in-law, Woody Kidwell.

He is survived by wife of 62 years, Cleata Carlyle Reynolds; numerous nieces and nephews.

Active pallbearers will be Jim Davidson, Chase Arnett, Terry Niblett, Adam Niblett, Rickey Wisner and Gary Carlyle.

In lieu of flowers the family request contributions can be made to the Jim Reynolds Memorial Fund, C/O Lebanon's First United Methodist Church, 415 West Main Street, Lebanon, Tn. 37087.

Partlow Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Bunny Lou Smallwood

No services are scheduled for Ms. Smallwood.

Ms. Smallwood, 49, passed away on May 5, 2013.

Survivors include children, Tasha Smallwood and Tamera Sisterman; siblings, Kip (Janice) Smallwood and Renee’ Dawn Warner; grandchildren, Unique Smallwood, Patience Smallwood, Ben Hawkins and Sky Hawkins; and numerous nieces, nephews, and friends.

She is preceded in death by parents Fred and Melody Brown Smallwood and brother Ben Bivens.

Sellars Funeral Home, Lebanon is in charge of arrangements.

Brentson Freeman Spruill

A Memorial Service for Mr. Spruill will be held 10 a.m. Saturday, May 11 at the First Church of the Nazarene in Nashville with Rev. Kevin Ulmet officiating. Visitation with the family was held Friday from 4-8 p.m. at Hermitage Funeral Home and one hour prior to the service at the church.

Mr. Spruill, 79, of Mt. Juliet, went to be with his Lord on May 8, 2013. Brentson, a lifetime printer, was a graduate of the Southern School of Graphic Arts, retiring from Vaughn Printing Company. He was a member of First Church of the Nazarene in Nashville and enjoyed his kinship with the Victory Class members. Brentson was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He enjoyed and loved spending time with his family and friends.

He was preceded in death by parents, Thomas Freeman and Kathleen Spruill; son, Gary Spruill and brother, Arnold Spruill.

He is survived by wife, Frances Spruill of 58 years; daughter, Pam White (David); grandchildren, Jimmy White (Bethany), Jeff White, Chris White, Matthew Spruill, Brittany Gann (Rod), Amanda Arledge (Marshall); great-grandchildren, Kaytielynn White, Brentson White, Ansley Arledge, Lakely Arledge; and sister, Clarice Griffin.

Charles Herman Stafford

Services for Mr. Stafford will be held May 14, 2013 at Sunset Funeral Home NE 4631 Hondo Pass, El Paso, Texas. Interment will be in Veterans Cemetery.

Mr. Stafford, 72, formerly of Lebanon, died May 4, 2013 in El Paso, Texas after a brief illness.

He is survived by five children; one sister, Catherine White; three brothers, Eugene (Mary Margaret) all of Lebanon, Don of Los Angeles, Calif. and Bobby Stafford of Detroit, Mich.

Obituary courtesy of J.C. Hellum Funeral Home 107 Stokes Street Lebanon.

Harold B. Williams

Funeral Services for Mr. Williams, conducted by Bro. Nathan Thomason and Bro. Jason Lohorn, are 2 p.m. Saturday, May 11 at Sellars Funeral Home in Lebanon (at Stone Mansion, 416 Rome Pike) with visitation from 11 a.m. until the service. Interment in Leonard Cemetery will immediately follow the service.

Mr. Williams, 76, passed away on May 10, 2013.

Survivors include: wife of 30 years, Linda Ramsey Williams; children, Sid (Carol) Williams, Jeff (Millie) Williams, Barbara (Daniel) Leonard and Sherri McCormick; siblings, Larry (Janice) Williams, Fay (Bill) Bowers and Tim Williams; 11 grandchildren, Kimmy, Stephanie, John Paul, Vanessa, Josh, Nicole, Zach, Hannah, Keisha, Kaylia and Beth; and 10 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by parents, David B. and Elma Easom Williams; sister, Ardell Crawford; and stepsons, Michael Stafford and Mark Stafford.

Pallbearers will be Charles Scott, John Petree, John Paul Williams, Zach Leonard, Josh Williams, and Barry Hammock. Memorial Donations: American Cancer Society and/or Sherry’s Run.


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