Obituaries for Aug. 16, 2012

William Edgar Minick Sr.

Graveside Services for Mr. Minick were 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 14, in Glasgow Municipal Cemetery in Glasgow, Ky.

Mr. Minick, 98, of Lebanon, died Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012 at Alvin C. York Medical Center in Murfreesboro. He was born in Nov. of 1913 in Glasgow to the late Joe Allen Minick and Lavada Thompson Minick. He was a World War II Army Veteran and a mechanic.

He was preceded in death by: parents; wife, Kate Shannon Stone Minick; grandson, Michael Minick; and sisters, Lorelle and Esther.

Survivors include: children, William Edgar (Phyllis) Jr. and Thomas Allen (Connie) Minick, both of Lebanon, Robert David (Terry) Minick of Goodlettsville and Kenneth Wayne (Shirley) Minick of Horse Cave, Ky.; 12 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

Hunter Funeral Home in Watertown in charge of arrangements.

Martha Marie Thompson

Funeral Services for Mrs. Thompson will be Saturday, Aug. 18, in Creve Coeur, Ill.

Mrs. Thompson, 86, of Mt. Juliet, died Monday, Aug. 13, 2012 at Mt. Juliet Health Care Center. She was born in Dec. of 1925 in Philadelphia, Mo. to the late Ernest Frank and Anna Laura Begley Meyer.

She was preceded in death by: parents; husband, Joseph Russell Allen; and grandson, Rocky Neil Foust.

Survivors include: children, Eunice Axtell of E. Peoria, Ill., Joseph E. Allen of Mt. Juliet and Randall Allen of Peoria; grandchildren, David Russell 'Rusty' Foust, Joseph D., Kevin Allen and Ryan Allen, Robyn, Rhonda and Marcia Foust, Stacie Davis and Michele Allen; sisters, Virginia Lee Winkler and Evelyn Frances Glore; sisters-in-law, Marilyn and Marguerite Meyers and Helen Jondle; and brother-in-law, Glenn Moore.

Bond Memorial Chape in Mt. Juliet in charge of arrangements.

Glenn O. Vanatta

Graveside Services for Mr. Vanatta will be 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 17, at Vanatta Cemetery in Alexandria. Visitation will be 2-8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 16 and 10 a.m. until the service on Friday at Hunter Funeral Home in Watertown.

Mr. Vanatta, 82, of Alexandria, died Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012 at Summit Medical Center. He was born in Oct. of 1929 in Alexandria to the late Elva McAdoo Vanatta and Betty Corrine Foutch Vanatta. His church affiliation was Alexandria First Baptist Church and retired from AVCO/Textron as a tool and die maker. He was a graduate of Liberty High School and was in the Tenn. National Guard.

He was preceded in death by: parents; and brother, James Clyde Vanatta.

Survivors include: wife, Margaret Mount Vanatta of Nashville; children, René (Paul) Eddens of Mt. Juliet and Phil L. Vanatta of Nashville; grandchildren, Stephanie (Ryan) Schrinthal of Mt. Juliet, Denny Eddens of Mt. Juliet and Jesse and Lacy Vanatta of Nashville; great-grandchildren, Danyon and Dustin Eddens and Aceson Vanatta; sister-in-law, Sherry Mount of Brush Creek; and nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will serve as Pallbearers.


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