Obituaries for April 23, 2013

OK Son Chang "Tina" Fugate

Donald Gray Dale

Mr. Gray, 67, of Nashville, died Sunday.

Services will be Thursday at 1 p.m. at Andrew Price Memorial United Methodist Church in Nashville. Interment with military honors will be in Hermitage Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Wednesday from 1-8 p.m. at Bond Memorial Chapel and Thursday at noon at the church.

OK Son Chang "Tina" Fugate

Visitation for Mrs. Fugate will be held on Tuesday, April 23 from 4-8 p.m. and Wednesday, April 24 from 10 a.m. until funeral services at 11 a.m. in the Partlow Funeral Chapel. Bro. Nathan Thomason and Pastor Kim will officiate the services.

Interment will be in Caraway Cemetery.

Mrs. Fugate, 66, passed away at her residence on Sunday, April 21, 2013. Mrs. Fugate was a member of the First Korean Baptist Church and a homemaker.

She is preceded in death by her father, Dong Woon Chang.

She is survived by her husband of 16 years, Keith Fugate; mother, Bok Soon Yoo; son, David (Brandy) Baskin; daughters, Shirley (Jeff) Daugherty and Sherry (Josh) Dailey; brother, Choong Nam (Ki Sook) Chang; sister, Sun Sook Park; grandchildren, William Paul Baskin, Kaylynn Baskin, Ayden Baskin, Hannah E Dailey, Isaac Dailey, Macayla Williams, Bayley Beasley and Heath Daugherty.

Active pallbearers will be Ronnie Dunsavage, Kevin Dunsavage, Peyton Baskin, Heath Daugherty, Ray Thompson and Jason Chang.

Edward Keith Lee

Mr. Lee was honored by family and friends at the Hermitage Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens in Old Hickory on Feb. 16, 2013. The interment was held with full Military Honors by the U.S. Navy and conducted with prayer by Pastor Chuck Groover of Victory Baptist Church, Mt. Juliet.

Mr. Lee, 88, died peacefully at home on Feb. 12, 2013. Keith was born in Detroit, Mich. and was a graduate of King George High School class of 1942. Keith and his twin brother, John entered Virginia Polytechnic Institute in Blacksburg, Va. after graduation then left to join the Armed Forces.

Keith proudly served in the U.S.Navy as a Naval Aviator during the Korean War , where he flew the SB2C Helldivers and then the AD-1 Skyraiders all while serving in the 6th fleet aboard the aircraft carrier U.S.S. Midway. He was with the Attack Squadron 25, and helped fight the battle of the Mediterranean on the beaches of Cannon, France, Naples, Italy and lesser battles.

He attended the University of Florida, in Gainesville and received his B.S. in Agricultural Science in 1958. After graduation he was employed by the Agricultural Chemical Group of FMC Corporation in their southern sales division. In 1974 he left the direct sales group and accepted a position in Nashville where he served as a Regional Sales Consultant. He later retired from FMC and all his spare time was shared between visits with his children in Florida and Tennessee. Whether he was boating and fishing in Florida or watching the fall leaves turn in Tennessee, we will always cherish those beautiful times together.

Keith is survived by his two daughters, Cindy Hart (son-in-law, Steve Hart) of Mt. Juliet and Colleen Curtis (son-in-law, Greg Curtis) of Mt. Juliet;  and son, Greg Lee (daughter-in-law, Cheryl) of Lehigh Acres, Fla.; his wife, Maxie Lee, of 26 years of Lebanon; several grandchildren; his sister, Beth Lee Cline of Alexandria, Va.; his brother, Harry Emmick Lee (sister-in-law, Jane Lohr Lee) of Carrollton, Va.

He was predeceased by his twin brother, John Bennett Lee of Texas and his younger sister, Frances Lee Whitlark of Michigan.

Honorary  pallbearers were Greg Lee, Tyler Lee, Harry Lee, Greg Curtis, Jack Curtis, Phil Whitehead, Darryl Cooper, Ron Thompson and Leo Cronnin.

The family would like to give a special thanks to the Alive Hospice-Team East, who provided most excellent care and support. In lieu of flowers, the family would like contributions be made to them: Alive Hospice, Nashville in honor of Edward Keith Lee.

Ruth McGowan

Services for Mrs. McGowan will be Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at 2 p.m. at Sellars Funeral Home in Lebanon. The family will be receiving friends at Sellars Funeral Home in Lebanon (at Stone Mansion, 416 Rome Pike) on Tuesday from 4-7 p.m. and from 1 p.m. until the service on Wednesday. Interment will be in Wilson County Memorial immediately following the service.

Ruth McGowan passed away on April 19, 2013 at age 77.  

Survivors include her husband, Walter McGowan; daughter, Diane (Chris) Shelton; grandson, Kyle Shelton; and sister, Minnie Baty. 

Sellars Funeral Home in Lebanon is in charge of arrangements, 615-444-9393, obits 615-758-8818.

Kenneth C. “Papa” Morgan

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, April 23, 2013, at 3 p.m. from the Immanuel Baptist Church with Pastor John Hunn, Rev. Donald Owens and Dr. Jonathan Richerson officiating. Interment will be in the Wilson County Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be after 11 a.m. Tuesday at Immanuel Baptist Church.

Mr. Morgan, 78, of Lebanon, passed away April 20, 2013, at his home. Born in Wilson County, he was the son of the late Kenneth Claud Morgan Sr. and Allie Gilbert Morgan. He retired from the Wilson Farmer’s CO-OP and Immanuel Baptist Church. He was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Elaine Meadows Morgan; 12 children. Teresa (Ryan) Vanatta, Jimmy Morgan, Darlene Green, Grace Morgan, Mildred (Raymond) Fox, Michael (Michelle) Morgan, Charles (Becky) Odum, Gary (Anna) Odum, Barry Odum, Terry (Ruth) Odum, Dennis (Vicki) Odum, Larry (Donna) Odum; 36 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Gail Jamison; three brothers, Howard and Thomas Morgan and J.D. Watson; two sisters, Thelma Kirchendoffer and Mary Helen Elliott.

Honorary pallbearers will be Immanuel Baptist Church Staff, Dwight and Mitzi Carlton, William Beard, Paul Carter, Amelia Gibson, Ryan Vanatta, John Paul Simmons, Cody Tribble (deployed to Afghanistan), Carl Jones Sunday School Class and Wee Care Staff. Active pallbearers will be Dayton Jamison, Rob Jackson, Anthony Jordan, Raymond Fox, Mitchell Jamison, Wayne Ferrell, Geoffrey Lindsey, Darren Koelliker.

Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Willie Grey "W.G." Neal

Visitation for Mr. Neal will be held on Monday, April 22 from 4-7 p.m. and Tuesday, April 23 from noon until funeral services at 1 p.m. in the Partlow Funeral Chapel. Bro. Kenneth Head and Bro. Jim Key will officiate the services. Interment will be in Wilson County Memorial Gardens.

Mr. Neal, 90, passed away Saturday, April 20, 2013 in St. Thomas Hospital. Mr. Neal was a member of Bethlehem Church of Christ, a WWII Navy veteran, and an engineer serving with the City of Lebanon as Assistant  Commissioner of Public Works.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Pallas Holmes and Bennie Frances Johnson Neal; wife, Martha Muth Neal; granddaughter, Krista Joanne Neal; brothers, Holmes Neal and Ken Neal; sister, Dorothy Oakley.

He is survived by children, Margrey (Dr. Roy) Thompson, Flynn (Vinnie) Neal, Ken (Frances) Neal and Melba Moncaleano (foreign exchange student); grandchildren, Heather Margrey Thompson, Dylan Elliott Thompson, Molly Ann Thompson and Maria Antonia Gutierrez.

Active pallbearers will be Phillip Neal, Perry Neal, Pal Neal, Dylan Thompson, Hugo Sandoval and Neal Oakley. Honorary pallbearers will be the City of Lebanon Public Works retirees.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions may be made in Mr. Neal's memory to Friendship Christian School, 5400 Coles Ferry Pike, Lebanon, TN 37087.

Claradell Lancaster Renfro

Mrs. Renfro, 84, of Nashville, died Monday, April 22, 2013.

Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Thursday at Woodlawn Memorial Park. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Wednesday at Bond Memorial Chapel.

Michael Nicholas Tamburrino

Mr. Tamburrino, 54, of Lebanon, Tuesday at University Medical Center.

Visitation will be Thursday from 5-8 p.m. at the Lebanon Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses. A memorial service is scheduled for Sunday in Connecticut.

Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


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