Oakes & Nichols Funeral Directors

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Our Obituaries

Elizabeth Faye Cochran White

September 15, 1946 - February 21, 2017

Elizabeth Faye Cochran White, 70, former longtime employee of Weather Tamer and resident of Wedgewood Drive, died Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Pastor Rick Blevins officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Thursday from...
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Rebecca Jane Cole Young

December 8, 1941 - February 18, 2017

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Rebecca Jane Cole Young, 75, retired employee of Littles Food Town, died Saturday, February 18, 2017 at her residence on Sharon Circle. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Ralph Dodd officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Tuesday from 1...
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Carl Houston Baker, Jr.

June 29, 1941 - February 17, 2017

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Carl Houston Baker, Jr., 75, retired owner and operator of Autobody Shop and resident of Columbia, died Friday, February 17, 2017 at NHC Columbia. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 10:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Reverend Christine Penner officiating. Burial will follow in Mt. Nebo Cemetery with military honors provided...
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Sam Eugene Caperton

March 13, 1929 - February 16, 2017

View Video Tribute Sam Eugene Caperton, 87, former self-employed Termite and Pest Control Inspector and longtime resident of Water Valley Road in the Santa Fe Community, died Thursday, February 16, 2017 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 11:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Reverend Joe Bowers and Reverend Steve Robertson...
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Myrle Jane "Jackie" Stowe Bricker

April 3, 1916 - February 13, 2017

Myrle Jane "Jackie" Stowe Bricker, 100, resident of Brookedale Senior Living in Columbia, died Monday, February 13, 2017 at Maury Regional Medical Center. A memorial service will be conducted at a later date in Iowa. Oakes & Nichols Funeral Directors are assisting the family with arrangements and condolences may be extended online at www.oakesandnichols.com. Born April 3, 1916 in Grinnell...
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Wilma Billington "Pydle" Damron

April 18, 1935 - February 12, 2017

View Video Tribute Wilma Billington "Pydle" Damron, 81, longtime resident of Jefferson Drive, died unexpectedly Sunday, February 12, 2017, at Maury Regional Medical Center following a short illness. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 1:00 P.M. at Northview Church of Christ with Jeremy Butt and Mike Greene officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will...
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Joyce Fay Haynes

October 8, 1932 - February 11, 2017

Joyce Fay Haynes, 84, retired longtime manicurist at Cain-Sloan in Nashville, died Saturday, February 11, 2017, at Grace Health Care in Franklin. A graveside service will be conducted Tuesday at 10:00 A.M. at Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Nashville with Leonard McGugin officiating. Oakes & Nichols Funeral Directors are assisting the family with arrangements. In lieu of flowers, the family...
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Judy Carol Voss

February 26, 1943 - February 11, 2017

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Judy Carol Voss, 73, resident of the Mooresville Pike, died Saturday, February 11, 2017, at Life Care Center of Columbia. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 10:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with John Voss and Greg Daimwood officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Sunday from 4...
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Patrick Kye Embler

April 1, 1990 - February 8, 2017

View Video Tribute Patrick Kye Embler, 26, resident of Covey Hollow Road, died Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 6:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Ty Cobb officiating. The family will visit with friends Saturday from 4:00 – 6:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Graveside services will be held Saturday,...
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Virginia Elizabeth "Betty" White Kuykendall Brown

July 6, 1926 - February 8, 2017

Virginia Elizabeth "Betty" White Kuykendall Brown, 90, passed away peacefully Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at Life Care of Columbia. A private family service will be held at a later date. Burial will be in Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Nashville. Oakes & Nichols Funeral Directors are assisting the family with arrangements and condolences may be extended online at www.oakesandnichols.com. Born July...
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James Dalton "Jim" Rodgers

March 4, 1942 - February 7, 2017

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast James Dalton "Jim" Rodgers, 74, retired employee of Monsanto, died Tuesday, February 7, 2017, at his residence on Zion Road in Maury County. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 2:00 P.M. at First United Methodist Church with Rev. Melinda Britt officiating. Inurnment will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens with military honors provided by...
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Billy Wayne Hopwood

January 2, 1935 - February 4, 2017

Billy Wayne Hopwood, 82, longtime resident of Holly Grove Road, died Saturday, February 4, 2017 at Marshall Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 2:00 P.M. at Bills-McGaugh Funeral Home with Reverend James Myers and Christopher Buckman officiating. Burial will follow in Lone Oak Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Monday from 5:00 – 8:00 P.M and Tuesday from...
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Mavis Delaine Mangrum Osborne

February 3, 1947 - February 4, 2017

Mavis Delaine Mangrum Osborne, 70, resident of Old Columbia Road in Lewisburg, died Saturday, February 4, 2017 at Marshall Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 10:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Jim Cox officiating. Burial will follow in Scribners Mill Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Tuesday from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. at the funeral home....
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James "Jimmy" Bryant

May 12, 1938 - February 1, 2017

View Funeral Webcast James "Jimmy" Bryant, 78, resident of Oakwood Drive, died Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at NHC Maury Regional. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 11:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with John Vaughan officiating. Burial will follow Haynes Cemetery with military honors provided by the United States Marine Corps. The family will visit with friends Friday...
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Lucille Harvill Mobley Parham

June 3, 1931 - January 29, 2017

View Video Tribute Lucille Harvill Mobley Parham, 85, homemaker and resident of Columbia, died Sunday, January 29, 2017 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 10:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Terry Bright and Robert Mobley officiating. Burial will follow in Mobley Cemetery in Hickman County. The family will visit with friends...
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Bobby Wayne Jones

July 30, 1947 - January 29, 2017

View Video Tribute Bobby Wayne Jones, 69, retired employee of General Electric and former longtime resident of Brown Hollow Road, died Sunday, January 29, 2017, at his residence in Rockvale, Tennessee. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 10:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Brother Mylen Coble and Phil Mash officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens...
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John L Davis

June 7, 1935 - January 28, 2017

View Video Tribute John L Davis, 81, retired employee of Monsanto Chemical Company and resident of Columbia, died Saturday, January 28, 2017, at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 11:00 A.M. at First Family Baptist Church with Pastor Rick Blevins officiating. Burial will follow in Knob Creek Cemetery with military honors provided by Herbert...
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Lily Jane Cates Hutt

September 2, 1962 - January 27, 2017

Lily Jane Cates Hutt, 54, resident of Joe Reeves Road, died Friday, January 27, 2017, at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Pastor Allen Armstrong officiating. Burial will follow in Williamsport Baptist Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Monday from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. at the funeral home. ...
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Gloria Woody Vaughn

September 20, 1931 - January 27, 2017

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Gloria Woody Vaughn, 85, resident of Rockland Drive, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Friday, January 27, 2017 at NHC Maury Regional. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 1:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Pastor Mike Dawson, Pastor Rick Blevins, and Mrs. Vaughn's grandson, Davy Kincaid, officiating....
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Edward Lentz "Ed" Holton

September 18, 1928 - January 27, 2017

View Video Tribute Edward Lentz "Ed" Holton, 88, retired Columbia Chief of Police, died Friday, January 27, 2017, at his residence on Fleming Street. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 11:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Jeremy Butt officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens with military honors provided by Herbert Griffin American Legion Post 19. ...
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Houston B. Jones, Jr.

December 17, 1946 - January 26, 2017

Houston B. Jones, Jr., 70, died Thursday, January 26, 2017 at his residence on Sharon Circle. A memorial service will be conducted Saturday, February 4, 2017 at 3:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Pastor Louis Davis, Pastor Eric Nichols, and Steve Anderson officiating. The family will visit with friends Saturday from 1:00 P.M. until service time at the funeral home. Th family...
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Jo Anne Robinson Powell

October 11, 1927 - January 26, 2017

Jo Anne Robinson Powell, 89, resident of Perkins Lane, died Thursday, January 26, 2017 at NHC Columbia. A memorial service will be conducted Saturday, February 4, 2017 at 12:00 P.M. Riverside United Methodist Church with Reverend Jim Norton officiating. The family will visit with friends Saturday from 10:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M. at the church. Oakes & Nichols Funeral Directors are assisting the...
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James Anthony "Tony" McNeese

December 25, 1960 - January 26, 2017

View Video Tribute James Anthony "Tony" McNeese, 56, resident of Chestnut Drive, died Thursday, January 26, 2017, at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Brother Herb Helton officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Tuesday from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M....
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James Ralph Niamon

October 27, 1955 - January 26, 2017

View the tribute video here: http://videos.lifetributes.com/773917 James Ralph Niamon, 61, resident of Greenwood Acres Drive and former resident of Lewisburg, died Thursday, January 26, 2017 at his residence. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 2:30 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Pastor Joe Hudson officiating. Burial will follow in Bethlehem Cemetery in Marshall County....
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Edna Earl Horn Meadows

March 28, 1921 - January 26, 2017

View the tribute video here: http://videos.lifetributes.com/773852 Edna Earl Horn Meadows, 95, retired employee of Genesco and resident of The Bridge at Columbia, died Thursday, January 26, 2017 at NHC Maury Regional. A graveside service will be conducted Monday at 1:00 P.M. at Woodlawn Cemetery with John Vaughan officiating. The family will visit with friends Sunday from 3:00 – 6:00 P.M....
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Donald Lee Joyce

August 20, 1949 - January 22, 2017

View Video Tribute Donald Lee "Don" Joyce, 67, retired employee of Saturn Corporation in Spring Hill and resident of Peach Orchard Road in Culleoka, died Sunday, January 22, 2017, at Maury Regional Medical Center surrounded by his loving family. A graveside service will be conducted Thursday at 1:30 P.M. at Friendship Cemetery with Corey Bell officiating. Military honors will be provided...
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Imogene Harris Hammond

February 2, 1921 - January 20, 2017

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Imogene Harris Hammond, 95, former long-time resident of Brown Street, passed peacefully Friday, January 20, 2017 at Rose Care in Nashville. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 10:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with David Morris and Mike Williams officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with...
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David George "D.J." Kousser

January 28, 1948 - January 18, 2017

David George "D.J." Kousser, 68, died Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at his residences on Timber Trail. A memorial service will be conducted Thursday at 6:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home. The family will visit with friends Thursday from 5:00 P.M. until service time at the funeral home. Condolences may be extended online at www.oakesandnichols.com. Born January 28, 1948 in Cook County...
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Roxanne Lynne Yuncker Fly

January 31, 1955 - January 17, 2017

View Video Tribute Roxanne Lynne Yuncker Fly, 61, former employee of Lewis County Schools cafeteria and resident of Hohenwald, died Tuesday, January 17, 2017, at NHC Maury Regional. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Santa Fe Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Thursday from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. at the...
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Jean Garrett Thurman Sherrill

May 6, 1927 - January 14, 2017

View Video Tribute Jean Garrett Thurman Sherrill, 89, retired employee of Dupont and Spontex and resident of The Bridge at Life Care Center, died Saturday, January 14, 2017, at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 11:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Jack Malone and John Vaughan officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens....
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Virginia Joann Opatrny Meece

December 14, 1928 - January 13, 2017

Virginia Joann Opatrny Meece, 88, retired supervisor of Maury County Board of Education School Nutrition and resident of Devon Drive, died Friday, January 13, 2017, at The Bridge at Life Care Center of Columbia. A memorial service will be conducted Saturday at 2:00 P.M. at First Presbyterian Church with Rev. Joe Evans officiating. Inurnment will be in the First Presbyterian Church...
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Jack Dennis Butler

April 15, 1946 - January 12, 2017

View Video Tribute Jack Dennis Butler, 70, longtime farmer and resident of Tom Fitzgerald Road, died Thursday, January 12, 2017 at VA Medical Center in Nashville. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Reverend Thomas Vann officiating. Burial will follow in Lasting Hope Cemetery with full military honors provided by the Giles County...
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Danny B. "Goober" Owen

July 15, 1951 - January 11, 2017

View Video Tribute Danny Benderman "Goober" Owen, 65, died Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at his residence on East 13th Street. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Pastor Angy Trimmer officiating. Entombment will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Monday from 11:00 A.M. until service time at the...
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Virginia Louise Stofel Jones

March 27, 1930 - January 11, 2017

View Video Tribute Virginia Louise Stofel Jones, 86, homemaker, died Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at her residence on Murphy Lane. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 1:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Reverend Mike Roberts officiating. Burial will follow in Friendship Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Thursday from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. and Friday from 11:00 A...
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Charles Bassham

April 10, 1930 - January 9, 2017

Charles Bassham, 86, retired employee of Zeneca and resident of Columbia, died Monday, January 9, 2017 at Vanderbilt Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 11:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Jeremy Butt officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Friday from 10:00 – 11:00 A.M. at the funeral home. The...
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Lena Mai Donegan Fox

January 10, 1929 - January 8, 2017

View Video Tribute Lena Mai Donegan Fox, 87, died Sunday, January 8, 2017 at Lincoln Donalson Care Center in Fayetteville. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Reverend Thomas Vann and Reverend Jim Hughes officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Tuesday from 12:00 – 2:00 P.M. at...
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Betty Ragland Noel Steenbergen

September 15, 1948 - January 7, 2017

View Video Tribute Betty Ragland Noel Steenbergen, 68, resident of Mitchell Avenue, died Saturday, January 7, 2017 at St. Thomas- Rutherford Hospital. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 2:00 P.M. at St. Peter's Episcopal Church with Father Thomas S. Wilson and Father Chris Bowhay officiating. Burial will follow in St. John's Churchyard. The family will visit with friends...
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Austin Odell Brewer

August 30, 1925 - January 7, 2017

View Video Tribute Austin Odell Brewer, 91, founder and co-owner of Brewer Construction and Columbia Plastics, died Saturday, January 7, 2017 at his residence on Theta Pike. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 11:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Andrew Phillips officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens with military honors provided by the United...
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Ronald A. "Ronnie" Thompson

January 25, 1951 - January 2, 2017

Ronald A. "Ronnie" Thompson, 65, retired salesman, died Monday, January 2, 2017 at Wayne County Health & Rehab. A graveside service will be held Friday at 3:00 P.M. at Rose Hill Cemetery with Rev. Jeff Jacob officiating. Oakes & Nichols Funeral Directors are assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences may be extended online at www.oakesandnichols.com. The Maury County native...
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Claudie Ray Goodwin

November 13, 1946 - January 2, 2017

Claudie Ray Goodwin, 70, died Monday, January 2, 2017 at his residence on Parsons Bend Road. A graveside service will be conducted Wednesday at 3:00 P.M. at Concord Cemetery with Reverend Mike Dawson officiating. Oakes & Nichols Funeral Directors are assisting the family with arrangements and condolences may be extended online at www.oakesandnichols.com. The Maury County native was the son...
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Charlotte Nicholson Frey

September 8, 1955 - January 1, 2017

View Video Tribute Charlotte Nicholson Frey, 61, employee of Vanderbilt Medical Center and resident of Brentwood, died Sunday, January 1, 2017 at Vanderbilt Medical Center. A memorial service will be held Wednesday at 7:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Tom Spellings officiating. The family will visit with friends Wednesday from 5:00 – 7:00 P.M. at the funeral home. ...
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Marlin Herschell Brown

April 16, 1934 - January 1, 2017

Marlin Herschell Brown, 82, former owner/operator of Brown's Auto and resident of Elm Street in Madison, died Sunday, January 1, 2017 at Skyline Medical Center. A Celebration of Life will be conducted Saturday, January 14, 2017 at Oak Hill Assembly in Nashville at 11:00 A.M. with Timothy Brown, Jr. officiating. Burial will follow in Harvey Cemetery. Oakes & Nichols Funeral Directors are...
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Shirley Ann Miller Wooten

December 15, 1947 - December 31, 2016

View Video Tribute Shirley Ann Miller Wooten, 69, former employee of Fresenius Medical Care and resident of Rick Hight Road, died Saturday, December 31, 2016 at NHC Hillview. A memorial service will be held Saturday at 1:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Pastor Gene Shelton officiating. Inurnment will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. The family will visit with friends...
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Peggy Jean "PJ" Dugger Morgan

February 7, 1944 - December 30, 2016

Peggy Dugger "PJ" Morgan, 72, gained her Heavenly reward as a good and faithful servant on Friday, December 30, 2016. She is survived by her faithful husband of 50 years, Vinton Lee Morgan, three children, Katie (Brent) Turner of Lascassas, TN, Daniel (Jaime) Morgan of Lewisburg, TN, and Anna (Joe) Wakham of Murfreesboro, TN. She was a proud grandmother to 12 grandchildren and a...
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John Fred Houston

October 10, 1947 - December 28, 2016

John Fred Houston, 69, former owner/operator of Merle Norman Cosmetics and resident of Columbia, died Wednesday, December 28, 2016 at Maury Regional Medical Center. A memorial service will be held Wednesday, January 11, 2017, at 5:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Mark Proctor officiating. The family will visit with friends Wednesday from 4:00 – 5:00 P.M. at the funeral...
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Ruby Katherine Barr Holt

December 13, 1913 - December 26, 2016

Ruby Katherine Barr Holt, 103, homemaker and resident of Hunters Run Road in Lewisburg, died Monday, December, 26, 2016 at NHC Healthcare, Oakwood in Lewisburg. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 1:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Reverend Jim Norton officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Thursday from 11:00 A.M....
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Brenda Lee Greene

May 16, 1959 - December 25, 2016

Brenda Lee Greene, 57, died Sunday, December 25, 2016 at her residence on Autumn Wood Circle. No services are scheduled at this time. Oakes & Nichols Funeral Directors are assisting the family with arrangements and condolences may be extended online at www.oakesandnichols.com. Born May 16, 1959 in Hornell, New York, she was the daughter of Patricia Ruth Leisenring. For many years, she was...
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Sara Frances Tice Duncan

June 3, 1934 - December 25, 2016

Sara Frances Tice Duncan, 82, longtime resident of Seventh Avenue, died Sunday, December 25, 2016 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 1:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Tommy Clark and Rev. Terry Peery officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Tuesday from 5:00 – 7:00 P.M. at...
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Patricia Nelson Fite

July 6, 1930 - December 25, 2016

View Video Tribute Patricia Nelson Fite, 86, retired office manager for J. C. Penney's Company and resident of Craig Bridge Road in Williamsport, died Sunday, December 25, 2016 at NHC Hillview. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 3:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with her grandson, Bro. Phil Mash officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will...
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Eddie Mae Hendrix Mash

May 8, 1921 - December 25, 2016

Eddie Mae "Nanny" Hendrix Mash, 95, homemaker, died Sunday, December 25, 2016 at her residence on West 1st Street. The family will visit with friends Tuesday from 1:00 – 3:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home. A private family burial will be held at Rose Hill Cemetery. Condolences may be extended online at www.oakesandnichols.com. Born May 8, 1921 in Giles County, Tennessee, she was...
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Connie Alice Morrow Rayburn

April 29, 1937 - December 24, 2016

Connie Alice Morrow Rayburn, 79, wife of Dr. Taylor Rayburn, Jr., passed away December 24, 2016, surrounded by her loving family. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 11:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Bishop Douglas Fry of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends...
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James Latta Cranford

November 30, 1912 - December 24, 2016

James Latta Cranford, 104, died Saturday, December 24, 2016 at his residence on Shawnee Drive. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 11:00 A.M at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Greg Daimwood officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. Condolences may be extended online at www.oakesandnichols.com. The Maury County native was the son of the late Fred P. Cranford and...
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Mark Franklin Renfro

October 2, 1960 - December 20, 2016

Mark Franklin Renfro, 56, resident of Haven Circle, died Tuesday, December 20, 2016 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Reverend Chip Hunter officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Friday from 1:00 P.M. until service time at the funeral home. ...
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Joanne Doris Cole Ramsey

June 3, 1931 - December 19, 2016

Joanne Doris Cole Ramsey, 85, retired teacher and coach for Columbia Central High School, died Monday, December 19, 2016 at her residence on Greens Mill Road. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Reverend Tommy Clark officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Tuesday from 4:00 – 8:00...
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Charline Dugger Anderson

September 30, 1926 - December 18, 2016

Minnie Charline Dugger Anderson, 90, resident of Hidden Acres in Mt. Pleasant and former resident of Hickman Street, died Sunday, December 18, 2016 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 11:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with David Morris and Craig Kelley officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. The family will visit with...
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Mildred Sue Williams

January 23, 1948 - December 18, 2016

Mildred Sue Williams, 68, former longtime resident of East 15th Street, went to be with her Savior on Sunday, December 18, 2016. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with her brother-in-law Dan Buie officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Tuesday from 12:00 – 2:00 P.M. at the funeral home....
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Mary Long Chadwell Clark

September 15, 1915 - December 13, 2016

Mary Long Chadwell Clark died on December 13, 2016, at NHC Hillview in Columbia, at the age of 101. She was the daughter of Isaac Litton and Ria Baltzell Long Chadwell, and was born on September 15, 1915, in Mt. Pleasant, TN. She graduated from Hay Long High School when she was 16, and attended Virginia Intermont College in Bristol, VA, and Bowling Green Business College. During the depression...
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Douglas Houston Vaughn, Sr.

November 1, 1930 - December 12, 2016

Douglas Houston Vaughn, Sr., 86, retired owner and operator of B.M.D. and resident of Columbia, died Monday, December 12, 2016, at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 1:30 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Pastor Rick Blevins and Mr. Vaughn's grandson, Davy Kincaid, officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will...
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Edna Elaine Martin Hutcherson

December 14, 1927 - December 12, 2016

Edna Elaine Martin Hutcherson, 88 years young, longtime resident of Carters Creek Community, went to be with her Lord and Savior Monday, December 12, 2016. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 10:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Lasting Hope Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Wednesday from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. at the funeral home. The...
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Dan Page "Danny Mc" McAdams, Sr.

September 25, 1938 - December 12, 2016

Dan Page "Danny Mc" McAdams, Sr., 78, resident of Hendersonville, died Monday, December 12, 2016 at Hendersonville Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 12:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Enoch George and Reverend Joe Evans officiating. The family will visit with friends Wednesday from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. and Thursday from 11:00 A.M. until service time at...
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Elizabeth Katherine "Betty" Goad Fraser

September 28, 1937 - December 8, 2016

Elizabeth Katherine "Betty" Goad Fraser, 79, resident of Porter Circle, died Thursday, December 8, 2016 at Centennial Medical Center. A graveside service will be conducted Monday at 1:00 P.M. at Arlington Cemetery with Reverend Frank Webb and Reverend Jack Taylor officiating. The family will visit with friends Sunday from 4:00 – 6:00 P.M. and Monday from 11:00 A.M. -12:15 P.M. at Oakes &...
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Clinton Joseph Hicks, Sr.

November 17, 1919 - December 8, 2016

Clinton Joseph Hicks, Sr. 97, former resident of Park Drive, died Thursday, December 8, 2016 at Maury Regional Medical Center. The family will visit with friends Thursday, December 15, 2016 from 4:00 – 7:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home. The family suggests memorials to the Maury County Library, 211 West 8th Street, Columbia, TN 38401. Condolences may be extended online at www...
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Ruby Whiteside Riley

March 12, 1925 - December 8, 2016

Ruby Whiteside Riley, 91, homemaker and resident of Whiteside Road in Hampshire, died Thursday, December 8, 2016 at Williamson Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 1:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with David Reeves officiating. Burial will follow in Worley Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Friday from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. at the funeral home....
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Dorothy Jean Clark Anderson

March 18, 1931 - December 8, 2016

Dorothy Jean "Mama Dot" Clark Anderson, 85, resident of Mimosa Drive, was called to be with the Lord on Thursday, December 8, 2016 at her home surrounded by her family. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 2:00 P.M. at The Edge Church of God on Highland Avenue with Reverend Andy Turner and Reverend Howard Wright officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will...
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Calvin Dewayne Collins

May 8, 1954 - November 29, 2016

Calvin Dewayne Collins, 62, retired engineer for NASA and resident of Jade Pointe Drive in Decatur, Alabama, died Tuesday, November 29, 2016 at Decatur Morgan Hospital. A graveside service will be conducted Friday at 11:00 A.M. at Knob Creek Cemetery with his son, Brian Collins and Bro. Paul Cheshier officiating. Oakes & Nichols Funeral Directors are assisting the family with arrangements and...
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George Washington Kittrell

March 24, 1930 - November 29, 2016

George Washington Kittrell, 86, former owner and operator of George Kittrell Machinery Sales and Liquidation and resident of Columbia, died Tuesday, November 29, 2016, at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 11:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with David Morris officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. The family will visit with...
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Douglas Ray Stanfill

March 14, 1945 - November 28, 2016

Douglas Ray Stanfill, 71, retired employee of Ray Stanfill Surveying, died Monday, November 28, 2016 at his residence on West 6th Street. A memorial service will be conducted Saturday at 4:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home. The family will visit with friends Saturday from 2:00 – 4:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Condolences may be extended online at www.oakesandnichols.com. The...
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Mary Jean Kinnard Alexander

June 1, 1941 - November 28, 2016

Mary Jean Kinnard Alexander, 75, retired teacher and resident of Zion Road, died Monday, November 28, 2016, at Vanderbilt Medical Center. A graveside service will be conducted Friday at 2:30 P.M. at Pinecrest Memorial Gardens with Rev. Anthony Thomas, Sr. officiating. Oakes & Nichols Funeral Directors are assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences may be extended online at www...
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Joseph Robert Overton

August 9, 1921 - November 28, 2016

Joseph Robert Overton, 95, resident of Columbia and former long-time resident of Jackson, Tennessee, died Monday, November 28, 2016 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 1:00 P.M. at First Presbyterian Church with Reverend Joe Evans and Reverend Carol Scrivener officiating. The family will visit with friends Thursday from 11:00 A.M. until service time...
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Forrest Taylor "F.T." Foster

August 17, 1925 - November 25, 2016

Forrest Taylor "F.T." Foster, 91, retired heavy equipment operator for Occidental Chemical Company and resident of Ashwood Drive, died Friday, November 25, 2016 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Reverend Jeff Kane officiating. Entombment will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with...
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Dr. Howard C. Pomeroy

October 14, 1927 - November 24, 2016

Dr. Howard Clifton Pomeroy, 89, long-time physician in the Nashville area, died Thanksgiving Day, November 24, 2016 with his family by his side at his home. Private family services were held by Dr. Dean Barham. The family suggests memorials to the charity of your choice or volunteer to provide help for someone in need. Condolences may be extended online at www.oakesandnichols.com. Born...
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Charlie Garfield "Jack" Gibson, Jr.

September 2, 1942 - November 24, 2016

Charlie Garfield "Jack" Gibson, Jr., 74, retired electrician for Morgan Brothers Electric and resident of Yokley Road in Lynnville, died Thursday, November 24, 2016 at Maury Regional Medical Center. A memorial service will be conducted Sunday at 6:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with military honors provided by the Herbert Griffin American Legion Post #19. The family will visit with...
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Ronald Ray "Ronny" Lankford

September 14, 1947 - November 24, 2016

Ronald Ray Lankford, age 69, resident of Thompson's Station, TN died Thursday, November 24, 2016 at his home after a long illness. Funeral services will be held Sunday at 3:00 P.M. at First United Methodist Church, 222 West Seventh Street in Columbia, Tennessee. The family will visit with friends Saturday from 4:00 – 7:00 P.M. at First United Methodist Church, 120 Aldersgate Way, Franklin...
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Peggy Jean Kincaid Jack

January 17, 1935 - November 24, 2016

Peggy Jean Kincaid Jack, 81, retired beautician and resident of Sharon Circle, died Thursday, November 24, 2016, at Life Care Center of Columbia. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 1:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Chaplain Lyndell Propst officiating. Burial will follow in Lynnwood Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Saturday from 4:00 – 7:00 P.M. at the...
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William Marion "Billy" Warf

May 11, 1932 - November 20, 2016

William Marion "Billy" Warf, 84, long-time resident of the Santa Fe Community, died Sunday, November 20, 2016 at Centennial Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 10:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Reverend Joe Bowers officiating. Burial will follow in Santa Fe Cemetery with military honors provided by the Herbert Griffin American Legion Post #19. The...
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Albert Sidney "Pete" Johnson, Jr.

February 13, 1950 - November 19, 2016

Albert Sidney "Pete" Johnson, Jr., 66, retired pharmacist and resident of Columbia, died Saturday, November 19, 2016, at Maury Regional Medical Center. A memorial service will be conducted Saturday, December 17, 2016 at 12:00 P.M. at Craft Memorial United Methodist Church with Brother Steve Nave officiating. Oakes & Nichols Funeral Directors are assisting the family with arrangements and...
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Bobbie Fitzgerald Johnson

August 18, 1931 - November 19, 2016

View Video Tribute Bobbie Fitzgerald Johnson, 85, retired Maury County Court Clerk Chief Deputy and longtime resident of Second Avenue, died Saturday, November 19, 2016 at Diversicare of Smyrna. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 11:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Jim Norton and Rev. Gary Wedgewood officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. The...
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Ewing Neelley "Neel" Frakes

January 30, 1943 - November 18, 2016

Mr. Ewing Neelley "Neel" Frakes, 73, retired state employee for the Department of Human Services and resident of Hillcrest Avenue, died Friday, November 18, 2016 at Life Care Center of Columbia. A graveside service will be conducted Wednesday at 3:30 P.M. at Rose Hill Cemetery with Houston Parks officiating. The family will visit with friends Wednesday from 1:00 – 3:00 P.M. at Oakes &...
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Lillian Marie Cook Smallwood

September 26, 1927 - November 17, 2016

Lillian Marie Cook Smallwood, 89, resident of Walnut Lane in Columbia, died Thursday, November 17, 2016 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 1:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Pastor Henry Coles, Jr. officiating. Burial will follow in Glenwood Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Monday from 11:00 A.M. until service time at the...
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Betty Hubbell Puckett

September 25, 1934 - November 17, 2016

Mrs. Betty Hubbell Puckett, 82, former resident of Pickens Lane, died Thursday, November 17, 2016 at Life Care Center of Columbia. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 11:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Pastor Hubert Cunningham and Pastor Bo Myers officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Sunday from 3:00 – 7:00 P.M. at...
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Herbert Eugene Lovett

December 11, 1927 - November 13, 2016

Herbert Eugene Lovett, 88, resident of Old Lewisburg Highway, died Sunday, November 13, 2016 at NHC Columbia. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 10:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Jacky White officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens with military honors provided by the Herbert Griffin American Legion Post #19. The family will visit with friends...
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Charles Douglas "Doug" Mayberry

September 14, 1931 - November 10, 2016

View Funeral Webcast Charles Douglas "Doug" Mayberry, 85, retired employee of Barr Motor Company and resident of Davis Avenue, died Thursday, November 10, 2016 at NHC Lewisburg. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 3:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Reverend Steve Robertson officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Sunday...
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Patricia Kay Farris Johnson

January 12, 1960 - November 7, 2016

Patricia Kay Farris Johnson, 56, employee of Centerstone Associates and resident of Fifth Avenue, died unexpectedly Monday, November 7, 2016, at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 11:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Barry Farris officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Wednesday from...
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James Ernest Worley

January 4, 1955 - November 6, 2016

James Ernest Worley, 61, former employee of Tennessee National Guard in Nashville and resident of New Cut Road, died Sunday, November 6, 2016, at Maury Regional Medical Center. A graveside service will be conducted Wednesday at 3:30 P.M. at Pleasant Mount Cemetery with Pastor Derrek Whitten officiating. The family will visit with friends Wednesday from 1:00 – 3:00 P.M. at the Oakes &...
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William Patterson "Bill" Dennis, Sr.

November 13, 1932 - November 5, 2016

William (Bill) Patterson Dennis, Sr., born November 13, 1932 to Annie Patterson and Clarence Earl Dennis, passed away on November 5, 2016. He was preceded in death by his parents, his brother Dr. Clarence Earl Dennis, and his in-laws Lura McCord Rayburn and Charles R. Rayburn, Sr. Bill graduated from Columbia Central High School, class of 1951. He then continued his education by attending...
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Wilma Jean White Tidwell

May 11, 1938 - November 5, 2016

Wilma Jean White Tidwell, 78, longtime resident of Azalea Drive, died Saturday, November 5, 2016, at Life Care Center of Columbia. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 12:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Glenn Richardson officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Sunday from 4:00 – 7:00 P.M. at the funeral home. The...
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Annie Mae Kennedy Lain

May 5, 1928 - November 4, 2016

Annie Mae Kennedy Lain, 88, retired teletype operator with Western Union, died Friday, November 4, 2016, at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Steve Lusk officiating. Burial will follow in Old Well Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Wednesday from 10:00 A.M. – 2:00 P.M. at the funeral home...
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Carrie Saunders Sanders

September 19, 1923 - November 4, 2016

Carrie Viola Saunders Sanders, 93, homemaker and longtime resident of Hampshire, died Friday, November 4, 2016, at her residence. A graveside service will be conducted Sunday at 2:00 P.M. at Cedar Hill Cemetery with James Dickey officiating. Oakes & Nichols Funeral Directors are assisting the family with arrangements and condolences may be extended online at www.oakesandnichols.com. The...
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Brian Christopher Hubbell

August 4, 1982 - November 1, 2016

Brian Christopher Hubbell, 34, employee of Anderson Masonry and resident of Thompson Drive in Minor Hill, died Tuesday, November 1, 2016 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 11:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Brother Paul Arnold officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Friday from...
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David Owen Bernstein

May 14, 1952 - October 29, 2016

David Owen Bernstein, 64, resident of Roy Sellers Road, died Saturday, October 29, 2016 at Maury Regional Medical Center. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Oakes & Nichols Funeral Directors are assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences may be extended online at www.oakesandnichols.com. The family suggests memorials to Russell Rescue, c/o Mary Ruth Rogers, 1412...
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Jean Elizabeth Bunting Binch

September 8, 1922 - October 28, 2016

Jean Elizabeth Bunting Binch, 94, retired Register Nurse for Shore Memorial Hospital and resident of Goshen Road, died Friday, October 28, 2016 at NHC Franklin. A memorial service will be conducted at a later date. Oakes & Nichols Funeral Directors are assisting the family with arrangements and condolences may be extended online at www.oakesandnichols.com. Born September 8, 1922 in...
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Berniece Mayberry Baker

June 25, 1926 - October 27, 2016

Berniece Mayberry Baker, 90, long-time resident of Sunnyside Drive, died Thursday, October 27, 2016 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Hueston Marshall officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Saturday from 5:00 – 7:00 P.M. at the funeral home....
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Vera Maxine Anderson

August 24, 1929 - October 26, 2016

Vera Maxine Anderson, 87, resident of Centerville, died Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at NHC Columbia. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 11:00 A.M. at Greenfield Bend Church of Christ with Steve Holmes officiating. Burial will follow in Greenfield Bend Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Friday after 5:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home and Saturday from 10:00 A.M....
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Jane Margaret Benderman Owen

September 4, 1923 - October 26, 2016

Jane Margaret Benderman Owen, 93, former employee of Zingarell's Market in Mt. Pleasant and Chicago Sandwich Shop in Columbia and resident of Scribner Avenue, died Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at Maury Regional Medical Center. A graveside service will be conducted Friday at 10:00 A.M. at Arlington Cemetery with Pastor Angy Trimmer officiating. Oakes & Nichols Funeral Directors are assisting...
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James Paul Norman

February 12, 1932 - October 25, 2016

James Paul Norman, 84, retired employee of Union Carbide and resident of Wedgewood Drive, died Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at Life Care Center of Columbia. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Billy Brown officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Thursday from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. and...
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Donald Wayne Burns

August 29, 1946 - October 24, 2016

Donald Wayne Burns, 70, former employee of Teledyne in Lewisburg, Tennessee, died Monday, October 24, 2016 at his residence on Cliff White Road. A graveside service will be conducted Wednesday at 2:00 P.M. at Jones Cemetery with Jeremy Butt and John Travis Hamilton officiating. The family will visit with friends Wednesday from 1:00 – 2:00 P.M. at Jones Cemetery. Oakes & Nichols Funeral...
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Bonnie Marie Bendt Zeigler

January 24, 1964 - October 24, 2016

Bonnie Marie Bendt Zeigler, 52, former employee of GM Spring Hill Manufacturing, died Monday, October 24, 2016, at her residence on Hicks Lane. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 6:30 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Bill Vanhelden officiating. The family will visit with friends Thursday from 2:00 - 6:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Condolences may be extended online at www...
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Flewellyn McKibbon Ingrum

July 16, 1932 - October 22, 2016

Flewellyn McKibbon Ingrum, 84, retired from the purchasing department of DuPont and Spontex, died Saturday, October 22, 2016 at The Bridge of Columbia. Funeral service will be conducted Tuesday at 1:00 P.M. at Oakes and Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Frank Smith and Rev. Chip Hunter officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Monday from 4:00-8...
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Arthur Frank Fite, Jr.

May 12, 1924 - October 19, 2016

View Video Tribute Arthur Frank Fite, Jr. 92, retired crane operator for Monsanto Chemical Company and resident of the Sawdust Community, died Wednesday, October 19,2016 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Reverend Chip Hunter officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family...
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Mildred Joyce Davidson Foreman

November 12, 1929 - October 19, 2016

View Video Tribute Mildred Joyce Davidson Foreman, 86, died Wednesday, October 19, 2016, at The Bridge at Life Care Center where she had made her home since 2011. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 10:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Mark Irwin officiating. The family will visit with friends Friday from 5:00 – 7:00 P.M. at the funeral home. A graveside...
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