Oakes & Nichols Funeral Directors

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Our Obituaries

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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Katherine Holder Jones

January 21, 1921 - October 18, 2016

Margaret Katherine Holder Jones, 95, retired employee of Dixie Manufacturing and resident of Whatley Street, died Tuesday, October 18, 2016, at NHC Hillview. A memorial service will be conducted Saturday at 12:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with David Holder officiating. Condolences may be extended online at www.oakesandnichols.com. A native of the Mooresville Community in...
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Christine Grimes Wright

March 25, 1927 - October 17, 2016

Martha Christine Grimes Wright, 89, longtime resident of Columbia, died Monday, October 17, 2016, at NHC Columbia. A graveside service will be held Thursday at 11:00 A.M. at Polk Memorial Gardens with Rev. Mark Proctor officiating. The family will visit with friends Wednesday from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home. The family suggests memorials to Highland Park Baptist...
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Evelyn Thurman Lovett

June 3, 1923 - October 16, 2016

View Funeral Webcast Evelyn Thurman Lovett of Columbia, Tennessee passed away on Sunday, October 16, 2016 at the home of her daughter and son-in-law, Julia and Earl Pettus, where she had made her home for the past 14 years. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Everett Campbell officiating. Private family burial will be held at...
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Lou Ann Pinkleton Ingrum

October 11, 1934 - October 12, 2016

Lou Ann Pinkleton Ingrum, 82, died Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at her residence on Hemingway Drive. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 11:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Reverend Chip Hunter and Reverend Tommy Vann officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Thursday from 4:00 – 7:00 P.M. at the funeral home. The...
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David Dewayne Davidson

February 24, 1930 - October 11, 2016

View Funeral Webcast David Dewayne Davidson, 86, well-known Church of Christ minister and resident of Columbia, died Tuesday, October 11, 2016 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 10:30 A.M. at Anderson Field House at Columbia Academy campus with John Vaughan and John Thomas officiating. Burial will follow in Locust Grove Cemetery in Bradford,...
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Linda Kay Lindsey Sharpton

September 8, 1947 - October 11, 2016

Linda Kay Lindsey Sharpton, 69, resident of Blackberry Road, died Tuesday, October 11, 2016 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Reverend Steve Swango officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Thursday from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. at the funeral home. The...
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John Michael Allen

May 17, 1949 - October 10, 2016

John Michael Allen, born in Temple, Texas, May 17, 1949, died peacefully at sea on October 9 (U.S. time), and October 10 (Italian time)2016, between Kotor, Montenegro and the island of Sicily in the Adriatic Sea. He is survived by his wife of 21 years, Camille Wyman Allen, son, Michael Shane Allen, daughters, Christine Allen Rodesney and Angela Allen Weems; brothers, James Lander Allen, Robert...
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Mark Palmer

December 14, 1946 - October 8, 2016

Mark Palmer, 69, retired publisher of The Daily Herald, died Saturday, October 8, 2016, at his residence in Columbia, TN. Born December 14, 1946, in Ardmore, Oklahoma, he was the son of the late Harvey Palmer and the late Evelyn Shoffner Palmer Davis. He graduated high school in Ardmore, Oklahoma, and earned his Bachelor's degree. He had served in the U. S. Army Reserve for six years. At...
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Sara Ann Culberson

April 9, 1932 - October 8, 2016

Sara Ann Culberson, 84, longtime employee of Taylor's Cleaners and Alderson's Cleaners and resident of Paul Craft Street in Columbia, died Saturday, October 8, 2016, at Vanderbilt Medical Center. A graveside service will be conducted Tuesday at 10:00 A.M. at Polk Memorial Gardens with Murray Thomas Culberson officiating. The family will visit with friends Monday from 5:00 – 7:00 P.M. at...
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Bobby Blue Baker

January 6, 1941 - October 6, 2016

Bobby Blue Baker, 75, retired employee of Union Carbide and resident of Morningside Lane, died Thursday, October 6, 2016 at Vanderbilt Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 6:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. William Wray officiating. The family will visit with friends Tuesday from 4:00 – 6:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Condolences may be extended...
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Dennis Wayne Phillips

March 26, 1951 - October 6, 2016

Dennis Wayne Phillips, 65, retired electrician for the General Motors Corporation and resident of Zion Crossing Court, died Thursday, October 6, 2016 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 10:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Andrew Phillips and Dave Phillips officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens with military honors...
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Martha Frances Bond Laughmiller

May 15, 1926 - October 6, 2016

Martha Frances Bond Laughmiller, 90, retired teacher and resident of Park Circle, died Thursday, October 6, 2016 at Life Care Center of Columbia. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 1:00 P.M. at First United Methodist Church with Reverend Chip Hunter and Reverend Melinda Britt officiating. The family will visit with friends Saturday from 12:00 noon until service time at the church...
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Maxine Fraser Webster

July 21, 1929 - October 5, 2016

View Video Tribute Maxine Fraser Webster, 87, died Wednesday, October 5, 2016, at her residence on Darks Mill Road. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 4:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Pastor Chad Roland officiating. A private family burial will follow in Webster Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Thursday from 2:00 – 4:00 P.M. at the funeral home....
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Owen Young

May 7, 1934 - October 4, 2016

Owen Young, 82, retired carpenter, died Tuesday, October 4, 2016, at his residence on Mt. Lebanon Church Road in Shelbyville. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Brother Paul Lucas officiating. Burial will follow in Scribner's Mill Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Thursday from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. at the funeral home. ...
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Robert Gary Broadway

January 22, 1945 - October 2, 2016

View Video Tribute Robert Gary Broadway, 71, retired iron worker with Iron Workers Local 492, died Sunday, October 2, 2016, at his residence on Stanfill Drive. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Eddie Rogers and James Patterson officiating. Entombment will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens Mausoleum with military honors provided...
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Rev. Arthur G. Robins

August 5, 1930 - September 30, 2016

Reverend Arthur G. Robins, Sr., 86, long-time Methodist minister and resident of Franklin, died Friday, September 30, 2016 at Vanderbilt Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 3:00 P.M. at Nolensville United Methodist Church with Reverend Jim Norton and Reverend Don Sensing officiating. Burial will follow in Nolensville Cemetery. The family will visit with friends...
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Betty Louise Inman Lancaster

February 7, 1931 - September 30, 2016

Betty Louise Inman Lancaster, 85, died peacefully on Friday, September 30, 2016 at Vanderbilt Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 12:00 noon at First United Methodist Church with Rev. Chip Hunter and Rev. Melinda Britt officiating. Private family interment will be in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Saturday from 10:00 A.M. until service...
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Charles William "C.W." Campbell

December 13, 1938 - September 29, 2016

Charles William "C. W." Campbell, 77, retired School Resource Officer, died Thursday, September 29, 2016 at his residence on Mooresville Pike. A memorial service will be conducted Monday at 7:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Randy McNeece officiating. The family will visit with friends Monday from 4:00 – 7:00 P.M. at the funeral home. The family suggests memorials to...
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Ewing Edward Neelley, Sr.

August 18, 1924 - September 26, 2016

Ewing Edward Neelley, Sr., well known Church of Christ minister, retired employee of Barr Motor Company, and resident of Crestland Drive, died Monday, September 26, 2016 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 2:00 P.M. at New Lasea Church of Christ with Kenny McFarlen, Wayne Hardison, and John Vaughan officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill...
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Evalyn Laverne Holland Alexander

August 10, 1928 - September 24, 2016

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Evalyn Laverne Holland Alexander, 88, retired sitter for the elderly and resident of Sheddan Drive, died Saturday, September 24, 2016 at Brookdale Senior Living. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 11:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Jim Norton officiating. A graveside service will be held Tuesday at 2:00 P.M. at Mt....
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Roy Franklin Harmon, Jr., M.D.

April 8, 1929 - September 22, 2016

View Funeral Webcast Roy Franklin Harmon, JR., M.D., recently of Brentwood, Tennessee, passed away Thursday, September 22, 2016 at Williamson County Medical Center at age 87. Dr. Harmon was born April 8, 1929 in Houston, Mississippi, the son of Grace McWhorter Harmon and Roy Franklin Harmon, Sr. Dr. Harmon was a graduate of the University of Mississippi where he also received his Master's...
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Foster Thurman

June 30, 1930 - September 22, 2016

View Video Tribute Foster Thurman, 86, retired truck driver for Allman Construction and resident of Sowell Mill Pike, died Thursday, September 22, 2016 at Signature Health Care of Columbia. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 1:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Jeremy Butt officiating. Burial will follow in Lynnwood Cemetery. The family will visit with friends...
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Mary Elizabeth "Sam" Hendley Potts

May 26, 1918 - September 20, 2016

Mary Elizabeth "Sam" Hendley Potts, 98, retired employee of Publix Shirt Factory and resident of Lee Drive died Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at Perry County Nursing Home. A graveside service will be conducted Friday at 1:30 P.M. at Godwin Chappell United Methodist Church Cemetery with Murray Thomas Culberson officiating. The family will visit with friends Friday from 11:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M....
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Gary Ferguson Williams

May 28, 1944 - September 16, 2016

View Funeral Webcast Gary Ferguson Williams, 72, retired employee of Occidental Chemical Company, died Friday, September 16, 2016 at his residence on Skelley Road in Santa Fe. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 3:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Enoch George and John Thomas officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery with military honors provided by the...
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George Washington Umstead

February 22, 1932 - September 16, 2016

View Funeral Webcast George Washington Umstead, 84, retired employee of Ford Glass Plant, died Friday, September 16, 2016 at his residence on Arthur Court. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 11:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Ted Burleson, Mike Hayes, and Jeremy Butt officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens with military honors provided by the...
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Hubert Eugene Connelly

September 27, 1925 - September 10, 2016

View Video Tribute Hubert Eugene Connelly, 90, went peacefully to be with the Lord September 10, 2016 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 11:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Kenny McFarlen officiating. Burial will follow in Rock Springs Cemetery with military honors provided by Herbert Griffin American Legion Post 19. The family...
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Donald Farris Jack

October 14, 1929 - September 8, 2016

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Donald Farris Jack, 86, resident of Sharon Circle, died Thursday, September 8, 2016 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 10:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Chaplain Lyndell Propst officiating. Burial will follow in Lynnwood Cemetery with military honors provided by the Herbert Griffin...
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Elizabeth May Doss Pruitt

November 11, 1954 - September 7, 2016

View Video Tribute Elizabeth May Doss Pruitt, 61, died Wednesday, September 7, 2016 at her residence on Enterprise Road in Mt. Pleasant. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 3:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Brother Gary Bailey officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Saturday from 11:00 A.M. until service time at...
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Joyce Faye King Jones

December 8, 1939 - September 4, 2016

View Video Tribute Joyce Faye King Jones, 76, resident of Wildview Drive in Nashville, died Sunday, September 4, 2016 at Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Reverend Joe Gray and Reverend Elizabeth Overstreet officiating. Burial will follow in McCains Cemetery. The family will visit with friends...
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Suzanne Blocker Keene

January 4, 1956 - September 1, 2016

Suzanne Blocker Keene, 60, Patient Service Representative with Vanderbilt Walk-in Clinic, died Thursday, September 1, 2016 at her residence in Columbia. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Hubert Cunningham officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Saturday from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. at...
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James Doyle "Jack" LaCroix

October 5, 1934 - August 31, 2016

James Doyle "Jack" LaCroix, 81, resident of Jessitan Lane in Culleoka, died Wednesday, August 31, 2016 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 11:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Pastor Caroll Jacobs officiating. Burial will follow in Friendship Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Friday from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. at the funeral home...
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Billy Emler Runions

March 17, 1963 - August 31, 2016

Billy Emler "Catfish" Runions, 53, employee of Wilson Sports and resident of Carthage Highway, gained his wings and went to heaven Wednesday, August 31, 2016 at Tennova Medical Center in Lebanon. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 1:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Reverend Ron Shaw and Donnie Goodman officiating. Burial will follow in Sheboss Cemetery. The family...
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Joan Nicholson Maniccia

June 23, 1940 - August 30, 2016

Joan Nicholson Maniccia, 76, retired teacher and resident of Mt. Pleasant, died suddenly on Tuesday, August 30, 2016 at Life Care Center of Columbia after a long battle with lung cancer. Born June 23, 1940 in Cortland, New York, she was the daughter of the late Anthony Nicholson and the late Effie Voultrous Nicholson. On September 17, 1960, she married Roger J. Maniccia who preceded her in...
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Mary Ellen Thresh Robbins

February 23, 1948 - August 29, 2016

Mary Ellen Thresh Robbins, 68, retired employee of Wal-Mart and resident of Culleoka, died Monday, August 29, 2016 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Family and friends will gather Saturday from 3:00 – 4:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home to celebrate the life of Mary Ellen Robbins. Condolences may be extended online at www.oakesandnichols.com. Born February 23, 1948 in Valparaiso...
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Donna Hickman Waddle

September 8, 1933 - August 26, 2016

View Funeral Webcast Mrs. Donna Hickman Waddle, a resident of Timberwood Drive in Columbia died on Friday, August 26, at Life Care Center of Columbia. Memorial services for Donna will be conducted Wednesday, August 31 at 2:00 p.m. at Oakes and Nichols Funeral Home with Keith Johnson officiating. The family will visit with friends on Wednesday from 12:00 p.m. until the service begins. ...
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Helen Earlene Coburn Capell

March 5, 1927 - August 26, 2016

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Helen Earlene Coburn Capell, 89, retired nurse for the TVA, died Friday, August 26, 2016 at her residence on Trilogy Lane in Mt. Pleasant. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 11:00 A.M. in the Faith Hall at First Baptist Church with Pastor Billy Kimbrough and Brother Eddie Rogers officiating. A graveside service will be conducted...
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Thomas Harold Davis

September 12, 1925 - August 25, 2016

View Funeral Webcast Thomas Harold Davis, 90, former resident of Tinsley Lane, died Thursday, August 25, 2016 at Tennessee State Veterans Home. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with David Morris officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens with full military honors provided by the Giles County Honor Guard. The family will...
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Mary Katherine Rochelle Pullen

July 29, 1929 - August 22, 2016

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Mary Katherine Rochelle Pullen, 87, homemaker and resident of West 14th Street, died Monday, August 22, 2016 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Tommy Clark officiating. Burial will follow in McCains Cemetery. The family will visit with...
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Caroline Margaret Dietrich Godson

December 21, 1921 - August 21, 2016

Caroline Margaret Dietrich Godson (aka Carolyn), 94, former resident of Harris Street in Columbia, passed away Sunday, August 21, 2016, in Humble, Texas. A graveside service will be held Tuesday August 30, 2016, at 11:00 AM at Polk Memorial Gardens with Pastor Curt Hoover officiating. Procession from Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home to Polk Memorial Gardens will begin at 10:30 AM. Condolences may...
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Carolyn Jeanette Beyke Yarber

November 15, 1941 - August 21, 2016

View Funeral Webcast Carolyn Jeanette Beyke Yarber, 74, retired employee of General Electric, died Sunday, August 21, 2016 at her residence in Columbia. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 2:00 P.M. at Pleasant Heights Baptist Church with Rev. Bob Vassar and Rev. John Harris officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends...
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Lynn Carol Picken Frazier

October 16, 1955 - August 21, 2016

Lynn Carol Picken Frazier, 60, passed from this life to the next after an extended battle with Pancreatic cancer on August 21, 2016 at her residence on Normandy Drive. By her side during this final journey was her loving husband, Troy Frazier, and her caring sister, Janet McCormick. Because Lynn was a baptized believer, who was walking in the Light, we believe that by the Grace of God that Lynn...
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Willis Blocker

June 19, 1928 - August 20, 2016

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Willis Blocker, 88, born June 19, 1928, was the 8th child of Ocy Alvin and Nena Grace Bishop Blocker, passed away on Saturday, August 20, 2016 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Joe Macer officiating. Burial will follow in Morrow Cemetery with military...
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Oneita Belle Graves Loveless

January 28, 1924 - August 17, 2016

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Oneita Belle Graves Loveless, 92, homemaker, died Wednesday, August 17, 2016 at Morning Pointe Assisted Living. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 10:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with John Vaughan and Chad Loveless officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Friday from 3:00...
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Max Fredrick Stephenson

September 12, 1925 - August 16, 2016

Max Fredrick Stephenson, 90, retired Pharmacist for Maury Regional Medical Center and resident of Hay Long Avenue in Mt. Pleasant, died Tuesday, August 16, 2016 at Mt. Pleasant Health and Rehabilitation Center. A memorial service will be conducted Saturday at 2:30 P.M. at St. Peter's Episcopal Church with Father Chris Bowhay and Father Thomas Wilson officiating. Inurnment will follow in St....
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Ronnie J. Turner

December 13, 1949 - August 12, 2016

View Video Tribute Ronnie J. Turner, 66, retired employee of City of Spring Hill Wastewater Department, died Friday, August 12, 2016 at his residence on Sugar Tree Lane. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 11:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with his brother-in-law, Jack Powers, officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens with military honors provided by...
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Ronnie Dean Lanier

December 15, 1956 - August 10, 2016

Ronnie Dean Lanier, died Wednesday, August 10, 2016 in Columbia. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 2:30 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home. The family will visit with friends Sunday from 1:30 P.M. until time of the service at the funeral home. Condolences may be extended online at www.oakesnichols.com. Born December 15, 1956 in Giles County, he was the son of the late...
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James Ralph Ussery

March 7, 1925 - August 10, 2016

James Ralph Ussery, 91, retired employee of Monsanto Chemical Company, died Wednesday, August 10, 2016 at his residence on Brookside Drive in Mt. Pleasant. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 3:30 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with John Vaughan and Williams Owens officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens with military honors provided by the Herbert Griffin...
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Barbara Cook Earwood McIntyre

October 15, 1926 - August 9, 2016

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Barbara Earwood McIntyre, former resident of Union Place and The Bridge, died Tuesday, August 9, 2016, at Life Care Center of Columbia. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 11:00 A.M. at First Baptist (First Family) Church with Reverend Mike Dawson, James Bailey and Vice Mayor Christa Martin officiating. Burial will follow in Polk...
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Larry Wallace Ervin

June 21, 1947 - August 9, 2016

Larry Wallace Ervin, 69, employee of Waldon Security, died Tuesday, August 9, 2016, at his residence on East Fifteenth Street. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 11:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Mike Roberts officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery with military honors provided by Herbert Griffin American Legion Post 19. The family will visit...
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Rosemarie Thompson Smalley

September 15, 1952 - August 9, 2016

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Rosemarie Thompson Smalley, 63, former employee of Tennessee Career Center and Kelly Services and longtime resident of Bear Creek Pike, died Tuesday, August 9, 2016 at Signature Health Care. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 4:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Bob Vassar officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill...
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Glenda King Griffin

November 28, 1938 - August 6, 2016

Glenda Ophelia King Griffin, 77, a native of Summertown and formerly of Columbia, died Saturday, August 6, 2016 at her residence in Carrick Glen Senior Living in Wilson County. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, August 13, 2016, at 1:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Bob Vassar officiating. The family will visit with friends Friday from 6:00 – 8:00 P.M. and Saturday...
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Frankie Lee Moser Nix

February 13, 1935 - August 6, 2016

Frankie Lee Moser Nix, 81, homemaker and resident of Mt. Pleasant, died Saturday, August 6, 2016 at NHC Hillview. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 1:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Randy Owens officiating. Burial will follow in Morton Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Tuesday from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Condolences may be extended...
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Sarah Davis Pilkinton

May 3, 1923 - August 5, 2016

Sarah Gertrude Davis Pilkinton, 93, retired from Farmers Construction and resident of Woods Drive, died Friday, August 5, 2016 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 10:30 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Reverend Mark Proctor officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Sunday from 4:00 – 7:00...
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Edna Hight Davidson

May 29, 1922 - August 5, 2016

Edna Hight Davidson, 94, retired Chief of Central Supply at Maury Regional Medical Center and former resident of Creek Trail, died Friday, August 5, 2016 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 3:00 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...
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Marie Joan Breaux

November 29, 1978 - August 4, 2016

View Funeral Webcast Marie Joan Breaux, 37, died Thursday, August 4, 2016 at her residence on Lone Oak Drive in Lewisburg. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Lynnwood Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Wednesday from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Condolences may be extended online at www...
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Morris Wayne Thurman, Sr.

October 18, 1935 - August 2, 2016

Morris Wayne Thurman, Sr., 80, President of Huson Leasing & Development, retired President of Alman Construction and resident of John Sharp Road in Spring Hill, died Tuesday, August 2, 2016 at St. Thomas West Hospital. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 1:00 P.M. at Central Christian Church with Tracy Cameron and Jon Ross officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. ...
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Jayne Norman Parson

May 27, 1945 - August 2, 2016

Jayne Norman Parson, 71, retired nurse for Maury Regional Medical Center, died Tuesday, August 2, 2016 at her residence on Brannon Court. A memorial service will be conducted Friday at 3:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Ricky Clay officiating. The family will visit with friends Friday 12:00 P.M. until service time at the funeral home. Condolences may be extended online at www...
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Mary Jackson Deen

June 1, 1935 - July 27, 2016

View Video Tribute Mary Ann Fitzgerald Jackson Deen, 81, retired custodian for Whitthorne Middle School and resident of 4th Avenue, died Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 1:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Shawn Jeffries and Mike Richardson officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The...
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Wayne Green

June 25, 1935 - July 27, 2016

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast L. Wayne Green, 81, former owner of Riverside Supermarket and resident of Bell Grove Drive, died Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 11:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Reverend Jim Norton and Reverend Dave McIntyre officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial...
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Bruce Allen Foster

June 26, 1970 - July 27, 2016

View Funeral Webcast Bruce Allen Foster, 46, resident of Clubhouse Drive, died Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with his uncle, Reverend Charles Brown officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Saturday from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. at...
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