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Obituaries for May 8, 2012
May 08, 2012 12:00 am
Chapel services for Mrs. Adams will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 8, conducted by Brother Floyd Farris at Sellars Funeral Home in Lebanon. Interment in Cedar Grove Cemetery. Visitation is 11 a.m. until the service on Tuesday.
Mrs. Adams, 100, died Monday, May 6, 2012.
She is preceded in death by: husband, Joseph Adams; daughter, Annie Mae Williams; two brothers; and great-granddaughter; Jessica Holmes.
Survivors include: grandchildren, Sherri Holmes, Tomi Beverly and Ernie Williams; great-grandchildren, Vicky Victory, Matthew Williams, Brandon Rabun, Andy Stafford, Sara Holmes and Jeremy Holmes; and three great great-grandchildren.
Family will serve as Pallbearers.
James 'Poppy' Blair, Sr.
Funeral services for Mr. Blair will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 9, at Sellars Funeral Home in Mt. Juliet with Bro. Jim Rowlett and Mr. John Murphy officiating. Interment will follow in Hollis Wright Cemetery in Mt. Juliet. Visitation will be noon-8 p.m. Tuesday, May 8 and 10 a.m. until the service on Wednesday.
Mr. Blair, 70, of Mt. Juliet, known as "The Fishing Legend," died May 6, 2012.
He was preceded in death by: parents, Calvin Eugene and Mary Lucille Blair; brothers, Robert Blair and Herman Blair; and grandson, D.J. Blair.
Survivors include: wife, Ann Blair; sons, James (Jenny) Blair, Jr. and Dayton E. (Robin) Blair, Sr.; daughter, Margaret Blair Potter (Mike Neeley); grandchildren, Ashley Brewington, Dayton Blair, Jr., Jessica Blair, James Blair, III, Daisy Blair, Delaney Blair and Deacon Blair; great-granddaughter, Layla Journeay; and several nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Jeremy Hurd, Thomas Osborne, Brandon Faircloth, Luke Jordan, Troy Rodgers and Ritchie Horton. Honorary Pallbearers will be Nolan Durham, Mike Neely, Danny Hankins, Robbie Madewell and Don Brown.
Arrangements by Sellars Funeral Home in Mt. Juliet.
Robert L. 'Bud' Brewington
Funeral services for Mr. Brewington will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 9, at Partlow Funeral Chapel. Bro. Gordon Lee will officiate the services. Interment in Cedar Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Tuesday, May 8 and noon until the service on Wednesday at the funeral home.
Mr. Brewington, 86, died Sunday, May 6, 2012 at University Medical Center. He was a member of Lebanon Church of God and a retired employee with the City of Lebanon.
He was preceded in death by: parents, Hubert and Gertie Smith Brewington; and sister, Catherine Yahola.
Suvivors include: wife of 56 years, Betty Sue Brewington; brothers, Ed Brewington and Jimmy Lowe Brewington; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Family and friends will serve as Pallbearers.
Geneva Hale Davis
Funeral services for Mrs. Davis will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 9, at Hunter Funeral Home in Watertown conducted by Bro. Billy Hale and Bro. Roger Grisham. Interment in Jones Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be 2-8 p.m. Tuesday, May 8 and 10 a.m. until the service on Wednesday.
Mrs. Davis, 87, of Watertown, died Monday, May 7, 2012 at University Medical Center. She was born in March of 1925 in Birmingham. Ala. to the late William Thomas Arnold and Ethel Parrott Ray Arnold. Her church affiliation was Christ Pentecostal Church and she retired from Precision Rubber.
She was preceded in death by: parents; husbands, Clarence Edward Hale and Burley Davis; daughters, Joyce Hill and Judy Hasan-Gammons; grandson, Brian Mahaffa; sister, Ruby Beatrice Cantrell; and brother, Clifford Arnold.
Survivors include: daughters, Cathy (James Roy) Baker of Gallatin and Brenda (Michael) Gay of Elmwood; son, Tommy (Ella Rhea) Hale of Watertown; granchildren, Misty (Joe) Dangerfield, Crystal (Bart) Howell, Scott and Curt Baker, Jeremy (Ashley) Mahaffa, Matthew Hasan-Gammons, Billy Joe Arnold, Sr., Gregory Lynn Arnold and Brenda Robinson; 18 great-grandchildren; nine great great-grandchildren; brothers, Freddie Ray (Faye) Arnold of Morristown and Harvey Vernon (Janiz) Arnold of Thomasville, Ga.; and nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Jeremy Mahaffa, Scott Baker, Curt Baker, Greg Arnold, Billy Arnold, Bart Howell, Joe Dangerfield and Matthew Hasan-Gammons.
David Robert Mills
Funeral services for Mr. Mills will be 10 a.m. Friday, May 11, at Victory Baptist Church in Mt. Juliet with Rev. Chuck Groover officiating. Interment with military honors will follow at Hermitage Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be 3-8 p.m. Thursday, May 10 and 9 a.m. until the service on Friday at the church.
Mr. Mills, 75, of Nashville died Saturday, May 5, 2012. He was a member of Victory Baptist Church and pastored in several churches for nearly 30 years. He was a veteran of the United States Navy and was the manager of WYFN, a local radio station.
He was preceded in death by: parents, Robert and Lena DeYoung Mills; wife of 48 years, Lois Anne Jeremiah Mills; son, Peter Mills; and brothers, Jim and Tommy Mills.
Survivors include: children, Tammi (Ken) Wagner, Denise (Mike) Dize, Scott (Kelly) Mills; grandchildren, Melonie Wagner, Andy Wagner, Hannah Dize, Shelby Mills, Katie Wagner, Matthew Dize and Tate Mills.
Members of the Bible Searches Sunday School Class will serve as Pallbearers.
Arrangements by Bond Memorial Chapel in Mt. Juliet.