Obituaries for July 11, 2012


Reshardo Juantai 'Tai' Clemmons

Funeral Services for Mr. Clemmons will be noon Friday, July 13, at Victory Baptist Church in Mt. Juliet. Visitation will be 3-8 p.m. Thursday, July 12 at Corona Baptist Church in Mt. Juliet.

Mr. Cemmons, 35, died suddenly Saturday, July 7, 2012. He was educated in the Wilson Co. School System.

Survivors include: parents, Emanuel and Juanita Oldham Clemmons; brother, Archelaus; sister, Jasmine; nephew, Malachi; niece, Carmilla; grandfather, Buford Clemmons; aunts, Gail Stroud, Vivian (Anthony) Butler, Bobbie (Roy) Majors, Ola (Lewis) Woods, Sarah (Thomas) Bender, Jimmie Ray, Brenda and Dorothy Oldham, Elouise Adams, Geraldean (James) Crutcher, Faye (Leroy) Donnell, Marilyn (Pastor Barry) Butler, Teresa Buck; uncles, Daniel, Walter (Idalene), Charles (Linda) Oldham, Stevie (Monica), Terrence Clemmons; cousin, Eric Oldham; special friend, Shanekia Foster; coworkers, Earlene, Nay-Nay and Mary Jane; and his pet, Missy.

Saddler Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

James Roy 'Ro-Ro' Gannon

Services for Mr. Gannon will be 11 a.m. Thursday, July 12, in the Partlow Funeral Chapel with Bro. Randy Ward officiating. Interment will be in Wilson County Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Wednesday, July 11 and 9 a.m. until the service on Thursday at the funeral home.

Mr. Gannon, 84, died Monday July 9, 2012. He was a member of Vine Church of Christ. He was a United States Navy Veteran, and a brick mason and owner of Gannon Masonry.

He was preceded in death by: parents, George and Jane Reynolds Gannon; wife, Mildred McCrary Gannon; and brothers, Clyde and Frank Gannon.

Survivors include: sons, Frank Roy (Marlene) and Jeff (Lisa) Gannon; daughter, Marilyn (Jerry) Todd; grandchildren, Troy, Christopher (Emily) and Tori (Adam Vaden) Gannon and Brandy (Robb) Soapes; great-grandchildren, Lindsey (Matthew) Franklin, Keely Gannon, Jagger and Journey Vaden; great great-grandchildren, Landon and Lily; three sisters-in-law; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Nephews and friends will serve as Pallbearers.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions may be made in Mr. Gannon’s memory to the St. Jude Children’s Hospital.

Debra Malone

At the family’s request no services are planned for Ms. Malone. Visitation will be 3-6 p.m. Thursday, July 12, at Partlow Funeral Chapel.

Ms. Malone, 52, died Monday, July 9, 2012 at University Medical Center. She attended Christian Life Chapel.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Lillard T. Malone and Zella Ann Jarvis Malone.

Survivors include: sons, Terry Austin Tittle and Trent Smith; daughter, Tonya (Jeffrey) Campbell; brother, Lillard 'Tony' Malone; sisters, Teresa 'Diane' Malone and Tiffany Prinsloo; grandchildren, Devon and Dylan Campbell and Elyzabeth Tittle; numerous nieces and nephews.

Partlow Funeral Chapel in charge of arrangements.

Delia Garrett Spickard

Memorial Services for Mrs. Spickard will be noon Thursday, July 12, at Hamilton Chapel Church. She will lie in state Wednesday until 4 p.m. at Neuble Monument Funeral Home. Interment in Gladeville Cemetery. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, July 11 and 11 a.m. until the service on Thursday at the church.

Mrs. Spickard, 98, died Monday, July 9, 2012. She was born in Trousdale Co. and was the last sibling of the Garrett family. She was a lifelong member of Hamilton Chapel Church where she proudly served as the Senior Church Mother and Church Matriarch. She was a cherished and loved member of the Gladeville Community.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 70-plus years, Joe Will Spickard Sr.

Survivors include: children, Joe Will (Louvenia) Spickard Jr., Mary Copeland, Mamie (Robert) Crutchfield, Walter Donald (Annie) Spickard, Robert Lee (Cassie) Spickard, Sr., and Martha McClenon, who served as her caretaker for 10 years; and a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, family and friends.

Neuble Monument Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Virgie M. Talley

Funeral Services for Ms. Talley will be noon Saturday, July 14, at J.C. Hellum Funeral Chapel with Pastor James Brooks, eulogist. Interment in Laguardo Cemetary. Visitation will be 11 a.m. until the service on Saturday at the funeral home.

Ms. Talley, 70, died Thursday, July 5, 2012 at University Medical Center. She was born in May of 1942.

Survivors include: children, Jacqueline V. and Vanessa A. Woods, Kevin U. Talley; grandchildren, Shantoria Woods, Deyonte' Jenkins, Kierra Archibald, Sabrina Kennedy, Teoria Woods, Deairren Talley and Jalconia Woods; step-grandchildren, Joseph and Crystal Moss; sisters, Alberta (James) Carter, Dorothy (Spookie) Figgins; brothers, John (Betty) Preston, William (Ola Mae) Louis and Willie Houston Woods; and other relatives and friends.

Personal condolences may be sent to

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


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