Oakes & Nichols Funeral Directors

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Our Obituaries

Wanda Jean Tomlin

February 23, 1940 - January 15, 2018

Wanda Jean Tomlin, 77, former resident of Terrace Drive, died Monday, January 15, 2018 at Maury Regional Medical Center. A memorial service will be conducted Saturday at 6:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home. The family will visit with friends Friday from 4:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M. and Saturday from 4:00 P.M. – 6:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Condolences may be extended online at www...
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Steven Joseph Holmes

September 24, 1942 - January 14, 2018

Steven Joseph Holmes, 75, retired Director of Internal Affairs with the State of Tennessee and resident of Antioch, died Sunday, January 14, 2018 at TriStar Centennial Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 7:00 P.M. at Tusculum Hills Baptist Church with Rev. Paul Gunn officiating. A graveside service with military honors will be held at a later date at Middle Tennessee...
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Glenn Ray Porter

October 9, 1924 - January 14, 2018

Glenn Ray Porter, 93, a former longtime resident of Columbia, Tennessee, passed from this life on Sunday, January 14, 2018 surrounded by his family at his home in Nashville, Tennessee. A Memorial Service will be conducted Wednesday at 3:00 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church preceded by a visitation in the church rotunda at 2:00 p.m. The family will host a Memorial Celebration for friends...
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Elsie Marie Taylor Price

December 23, 1923 - January 14, 2018

Elsie Marie Taylor Price, 94, died Sunday, January 14, 2018 at her residence on South Main Street in Columbia. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 11:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Steve Swango officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens with military honors provided by Herbert Griffin American Legion Post 19. The family will visit with friends...
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Juanita Lannom Martin

June 18, 1925 - January 13, 2018

Elizabeth Juanita Lannom Martin, 92, former longtime resident of Carol Drive and more recently Morning Pointe, passed away peacefully Saturday, January 13, 2018, at NHC Maury Regional Transitional Care Center. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 3:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Mike Kesler, John Smith, and Andrew Altenbach officiating. Burial will follow in Polk...
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William Ronald "Ron" Gick

July 27, 1950 - January 12, 2018

William Ronald "Ron" Gick, 67, retired employee of General Motors and resident of Greens Mill Road, died Friday, January 12, 2018, at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Steve Swango officiating. Burial will follow in Godwin Chappell Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Monday from 4:00 –...
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Patricia Gail "Pat" Grissom

July 14, 1947 - January 12, 2018

Patricia Gail "Pat" Grissom, 70, resident of Campbellsville Pike, died Friday, January 12, 2018 at NHC Healthcare of Columbia. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Chapel with Pastor Bill Wagner officiating. Burial will follow in Arlington Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Sunday from 5:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M. and Monday from 12:00 P.M. until...
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Mary Jane Wall Anderson

April 20, 1954 - January 10, 2018

Mary Jane Wall Anderson, 63, retired caregiver and resident of Hohenwald, died Wednesday, January 10, 2018, at Countryside Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Lawrence County. A graveside service will be held Wednesday at 1:00 P.M. at Rose Hill Cemetery with Rev. Chad Middlebrook officiating. Oakes & Nichols Funeral Directors are assisting the family with arrangements. The family suggests...
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Martha Leaka Brown Hood

September 22, 1930 - January 10, 2018

Martha Leaka Brown Hood, 87, longtime resident of Nashville Highway, died Wednesday, January 10, 2018, at Life Care Center of Columbia. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 4:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Kenny McFarlen officiating. Burial will be Monday in Brown Cemetery on Hardison Mill Road. The family will visit with friends Sunday from 2:00 – 4:00 P.M. at the...
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Dorothy Louise "Dot" Voss Wilkes

November 19, 1929 - January 10, 2018

Dorothy Louise "Dot" Voss Wilkes, 88, homemaker, mother of five, and resident of Tanyard Hollow Road, died Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Dr. James Sampley officiating. Burial will follow in Friendship Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Saturday from 4:00...
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Jocinda Lawrence Martin

August 26, 1971 - January 9, 2018

Jocinda Lawrence Martin, 46, hairdresser and resident of Spring Hill, died Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at the home of her parents on Mooresville Pike. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 10:30 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. William Sasser and Pastor Derek Hunter officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Friday from 4...
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Dan Riccie Goble

August 8, 1993 - January 8, 2018

Dan Riccie Goble, 24, employee of American Stripers, died Monday, January 8, 2018 in Columbia. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Saturday from 11:00 A.M. until service time at the funeral home. Condolences may be extended online at www.oakesandnichols.com. ...
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Robert Gregg "Harley" Norman

February 1, 1972 - January 8, 2018

Robert Gregg "Harley" Norman, 45, resident of the Sandy Hook Community, died Monday, January 8, 2018 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Lindsey Combs officiating. Burial will follow in Friendship Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Friday from 12:00 – 2:00 P.M. at the funeral home. ...
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Ronald Lyell "Ron" Bishop

July 12, 1936 - January 7, 2018

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Ronald Lyell Bishop, age 81, died Sunday, January 7, 2018 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 11:00 A.M. at Graymere Church of Christ with John Vaughan and David Craig officiating. Burial will follow in Memory Gardens in Centerville. The family will visit with friends Tuesday from 4:00-8:00 P.M. at...
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Lewis Edward "Chip" Moore, III

March 29, 1962 - January 4, 2018

Lewis Edward "Chip" Moore, III, 55, 30-year veteran rocket engineer at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, died Thursday, January 4, 2018 at his residence in Huntsville, Alabama. A celebration of his life will be conducted Tuesday at 12:00 P.M. at First United Methodist Church with Reverend Melinda Britt and Reverend Chip Hunter officiating. Inurnment will follow in...
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Frances Daniels Demastus

September 18, 1923 - January 1, 2018

Frances Daniels Demastus, 94, retired nurse for King's Daughters Hospital and Hillview Health Care Center, died Monday, January 1, 2018 at her residence on Green Acers Drive. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Eddie Rogers officiating. Burial will follow in Pleasant Mount Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Thursday from 1:00...
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Ernest George "Sonny" Lehti

April 14, 1952 - December 31, 2017

Ernest George "Sonny" Lehti, 65, retired rural route carrier in Hemet, California and resident of Westwood Drive in Columbia, died Sunday, December 31, 2017 at NHC Maury Regional Transitional Care Center. A memorial service will be held at a later date in Montana. Oakes & Nichols Funeral Directors are assisting the family with local arrangements and condolences may be extended online at www...
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Billy R Jones

September 10, 1932 - December 31, 2017

View Video Tribute Billy Ray Jones better known as "Daddy Bill", 85, passed away Sunday, December 31, 2017 at his residence in Culleoka, Tennessee. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 2:00 P.M. at South Gate Church of Christ with John Thomas officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens with Joe Macer officiating. Military honors will be provided by the Herbert...
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Herbert Coleman Church, Sr.

March 21, 1929 - December 30, 2017

View Funeral Webcast Herbert Coleman Church, Sr., 88, retired employee of Union Carbide, died Saturday at his residence in Columbia. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 11:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Carl May officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens with military honors provided by Herbert Griffin American Legion Post 19. The family will visit...
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Leslie Suzanne Cook Patterson

July 11, 1961 - December 28, 2017

Leslie Suzanne Cook Patterson, 56, employee of Regions Bank and resident of Navaho Trail, died Thursday, December 28, 2017 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Chaplain Lyndall Propst officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Monday from 12:00 P.M. until...
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Ann Carolyn Delk Hayes

July 22, 1930 - December 28, 2017

Ann Carolyn Delk Hayes, 87, retired employee of Bell South and resident of Sunset Avenue, died Thursday, December 28, 2017 at Life Care Center of Columbia. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 3:30 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with David Morris officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Saturday from 1:30 – 3:30 P.M. at...
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Patricia Deborah Hodge

January 12, 1954 - December 27, 2017

View Funeral Webcast Patricia Deborah Hodge, 63, retired property manager with Parrish Lumber Company and resident of Pulaski, died Wednesday, December 27, 2017, at Alive Hospice in Nashville. A graveside service will be conducted Tuesday at 2:00 P.M. at Beechwood Cemetery in Cornersville with Brother Joseph Meadows officiating. Oakes & Nichols Funeral Directors are assisting the family...
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James William "Jimmy" March

August 31, 1950 - December 27, 2017

View Video Tribute James William "Jimmy" March, 67, resident of South High Street, died Wednesday, December 27, 2017 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Allen Lancaster officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens with military honors provided by the Herbert Griffin American Legion...
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Mildred Butler Foster Church

March 1, 1924 - December 27, 2017

View Funeral Webcast Mildred Butler Foster Church, 93, retired sales clerk and resident of Hilltop Drive, died Wednesday, December 27, 2017, at Life Care Center of Columbia. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, January 3, 2018, at 1:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Bob Duncan officiating. Burial will follow in Neapolis Cemetery. The family will visit with friends...
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Sally Bob Carroll Kittrell

February 26, 1932 - December 26, 2017

Sally Bob Carroll Kittrell, 85, retired Chief Executive Officer of George Kittrell Machinery Sales and resident of The Bridge Assisted Living, died Tuesday, December 26, 2017 at Life Care Center of Columbia. A graveside service will be conducted Saturday at 11:00 A.M. at Rose Hill Cemetery with David Morris officiating. The family will receive friends at West Seventh Street Church of Christ...
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Anne Hayes Ammons

March 26, 1932 - December 25, 2017

Helen Anne Hayes Ammons, 85, resident of Double Branch Road, died Monday, December 25, 2017, at NHC Maury Regional Transitional Care Center. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 1:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Ron Brown officiating. Burial will follow in Knob Creek Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Friday from 10:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M. at the funeral...
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Arlene Gilliam Hubbell

March 30, 1941 - December 24, 2017

Arlene Gilliam Hubbell, 76, retired banker, died Sunday, December 24, 2017, at her residence in the Stiversville Community. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 11:00 A.M. at McCains Cumberland Presbyterian Church with Larry Benderman officiating. Burial will follow in McCains Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Wednesday from 4:00 – 7:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral...
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Virginia Louise Tucker Courtney

January 28, 1941 - December 23, 2017

Virginia Louise Tucker Courtney, 76, resident of Experiment Lane, died Saturday, December 23, 2017 at Maury Regional Medical Center. A memorial service will be conducted Thursday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Pastor Eric Nichols officiating. The family will visit with friends Thursday from 1:00 P.M. until service time at the funeral home. The family suggests memorials...
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Houston Blackburn "H.B." Stewart

December 12, 1935 - December 22, 2017

Houston Blackburn "H.B." Stewart, 82, resident of Mooresville Pike, died Friday, December 22, 2017 at Maury Regional Medical Center. A graveside service will be conducted Tuesday at 10:00 A.M. at Polk Memorial Gardens with Ronnie Parrish officiating. Oakes & Nichols Funeral Directors are assisting the family with arrangements and condolences may be extended online at www.oakesandnichols.com. ...
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Leslie Ann Young Vick

May 7, 1952 - December 22, 2017

Leslie Ann Young Vick, 65, private sitter and former resident of Austella Drive Road, died Friday, December 22, 2017 at NHC Columbia. 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 7, 1952 in Maury County, she was the daughter of the late Joel...
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Mary Nell Belcher Moss Abel

October 22, 1932 - December 21, 2017

View Funeral Webcast Mary "Nell" Belcher Moss Abel, 85, retired owner of Nell's Beauty Shop and resident of Cheairs Circle, died Thursday, December 21, 2017 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 11:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Reverend Ron Paul and Reverend Jim Ledbetter officiating. Graveside services will be conducted Saturday at...
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Jerry Wayne Erwin

December 2, 1938 - December 19, 2017

Jerry Wayne Erwin, 79, long time resident of Carters Creek Pike, passed away Tuesday, December 19, 2017 at Maury Regional Medical Center following an extended illness. A graveside service will be conducted Friday at 11:00 A.M. at Polk Memorial Gardens with Reverend Billy Kimbrough officiating. Military honors will be provided by the Herbert Griffin American Legion Post #19. The family will...
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David Clark Sanders

March 10, 1968 - December 19, 2017

David Clark Sanders, 49, lifelong resident of Columbia, died Tuesday, December 19, 2017 at NHC Maury Regional Transitional Care Center. A private family inurnment will be held later at McCains Cemetery with Reverend Jim Norton officiating. The family will visit with friends Friday from 12:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home. The family suggests memorials be made to...
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Maxine Sellers Kelley

January 14, 1925 - December 18, 2017

Maxine Sellers Kelley, 92, homemaker, died Monday, December 18, 2017 at her residence on Pulaski Highway. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 5:30 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Barry Farris officiating. The family will visit with friends Wednesday from 3:00 P.M. until service time at the funeral home. Burial will be held at a later date in Prairie Grove Cemetery in...
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Marie Barnett Bland

April 26, 1919 - December 15, 2017

Marie Barnett Bland, 98, retired employee of Helm's Jewelry and former longtime resident of Sharondale Drive, died Friday, December 15, 2017, at Gallatin Health Care in Gallatin, where she had made her home for the past few years. A memorial service will be conducted Saturday at 11:00 A.M. at Westminster Presbyterian Church with Rev. Jeff Kane officiating. Inurnment will follow in Polk...
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June Elizabeth Collier King

June 1, 1928 - December 15, 2017

June Elizabeth Collier King, 89, resident of Columbia Rock Road, died Friday, December 15, 2017 at NHC Maury Regional Transitional Care Center. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 12:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Steve Swango officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Sunday from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. at the funeral...
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James Walter "Jim" Farris

January 31, 1940 - December 13, 2017

James Walter "Jim" Farris, 77, retired employee of Columbia Machine Works and resident of Trotwood Avenue, died Wednesday, December 13, 2017, at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 1:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Randy Kersey officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Friday from 4:00...
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Robert David "Doc" Johnson

November 21, 1954 - December 12, 2017

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Robert David "Doc" Johnson, 63, former supervisor with AP Tenntech in Mt. Pleasant, died Tuesday, December 12, 2017, at his residence on Goodman Lane in Hampshire. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rock Jaggers officiating. Burial will follow in Worley Cemetery. The family will visit...
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Judy Gwen Love Mencer

August 18, 1965 - December 8, 2017

Judy Gwen Love Mencer, 52, Manager for Quick Mart, died Friday, December 8, 2017 at her residence on Kedron Road. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 1:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Reverend Mylen Coble and Phil Mash officiating. Burial will follow in Santa Fe Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Sunday from 5:00 – 8:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Condolences...
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Rayburn Jerry Hickman

October 29, 1939 - December 6, 2017

Rayburn Jerry Hickman, 78, retired Principal for Richland Elementary School and resident of Parrish Hollow Road in Lynnville, died Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at Mt. Pleasant Health and Rehabilitation. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 11:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Pastor Tom Herring officiating. Burial will follow in Gibsonville Cemetery. The family will visit...
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Patricia Jean Thrasher Vaughn

August 14, 1947 - December 5, 2017

Patricia Jean Thrasher Vaughn, 70, retired Beautician, died Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at her residence in the Bryant Station Community. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 10:30 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Randy Kersey and Bryan Basham officiating. Burial will follow in Pleasant Mount Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Thursday from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. at the...
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Gary M. Weatherford

May 4, 1949 - December 3, 2017

Gary M. Weatherford, 68, retired employee of SWARCO and resident of Campbellsville Pike, died Sunday, December 3, 2017, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Tommy Clark officiating. Burial will follow in McCain's Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Thursday from 2:00 – 8:00 P.M....
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Willard Blocker

June 19, 1928 - December 1, 2017

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Willard Blocker, 89, born June 19, 1928, was the son of Ocy Alvin and Nena Grace Bishop Blocker, passed away on Friday, December 1, 2017 at Waynesboro Health & Rehab. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 1:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Joe Macer officiating. Burial will follow in Morrow Cemetery with Randy Baxter officiating...
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John Dennis Rodgers, Sr.

May 1, 1944 - November 30, 2017

John Dennis Rodgers, Sr., 73, horse trainer, electrician, and truck driver, died Thursday, November 30, 2017, at Forsyth Medical Center in Winston Salem, North Carolina, where he had made his home for the past two years. A graveside service will be conducted Monday at 2:30 P.M. at Rose Hill Cemetery with his stepson Michael Pape officiating. The family will visit with friends Monday from 12...
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Kimberly Elizabeth Beasley

October 1, 1970 - November 27, 2017

Kimberly Elizabeth Beasley, 47, employee of Magna Seating in Spring Hill and resident of Columbia, died Monday, November 27, 2017. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Eddie Miller officiating. The family will visit with friends Friday from 12:00 – 2:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Condolences may be extended online at www...
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Micheal Ted Barnes

June 30, 1958 - November 27, 2017

View Video Tribute Micheal Ted Barnes, 59, well known self-employed electrician, plumber, and HVAC technician, died Monday, November 27, 2017 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 11:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with his brother-in-law, Tim McGehee officiating. Burial will follow in Sunset Hill Cemetery with Ricky Clay officiating. The...
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Edna Posey Hines

October 14, 1926 - November 27, 2017

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Edna Ganell Posey Hines, 91, died Monday, November 27, 2017 at her residence on Porter Circle. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 1:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Randy Sprouse officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Wednesday from 11:00 A.M. until service time at the...
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Lavonia Jone Lewis

May 13, 1941 - November 25, 2017

Lavonia Jone Lewis, 76, retired Registered Nurse for 27 years, died Saturday, November 25, 2017 at Maury Regional Medical Center. A graveside service will be conducted Wednesday at 1:00 P.M. at Oak Grove Cemetery in Humboldt. The family will visit with friends Tuesday from 4:00 – 7:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home. Condolences may be extended online at www.oakesandnichols.com. ...
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Joel Leonard Moen

February 17, 1949 - November 23, 2017

Joel Leonard Moen, 68, retired employee of Cytec and resident of Rainier Drive, died Thursday, November 23, 2017 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 11:00 A.M. at First Family Church with Reverend Rick Blevins and Dr. Steve Nowlin officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Sunday from 4:00 – 7:00 P...
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Melvin Vance White, Sr.

October 8, 1936 - November 22, 2017

Melvin Vance White, Sr., 81, resident of Kerr Hill Road in Lynnville, died Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at NHC-Maury Regional Transitional Care Center. A graveside service will be conducted Thursday at 2:00 P.M. at Middle Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery in Pegram with full military honors. Oakes & Nichols Funeral Directors are assisting the family with arrangements and condolences may be...
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Maggie Helen Hayes Sims

May 28, 1926 - November 19, 2017

Maggie Helen Hayes Sims, 91, retired employee of Dixie Manufacturing and resident of South High Street, died Sunday, November 19, 2017, at NHC Columbia. A graveside service will be conducted Wednesday at 11:00 A.M. at Polk Memorial Gardens with Buddy Hayes officiating. Oakes & Nichols Funeral Directors are assisting the family with arrangements and condolences may be extended online at www...
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Virginia Lorene Agent Collins

November 21, 1940 - November 19, 2017

Virginia Lorene Agent Collins, 76, former clerk at Kwik Sak and resident of Bass Drive, died Sunday, November 19, 2017, at Life Care Center of Columbia. A graveside service will be conducted Tuesday at 1:00 P.M. at Friendship Cemetery with Rev. Jeff Kane officiating. The family will visit with friends Monday from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home. The family suggests...
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Mary Josephine Gibson Landers

September 20, 1926 - November 18, 2017

Mary Josephine Gibson Landers, 91, devoted wife of the late Finis Mark "Pud" Landers, Jr., for sixty-eight years and a former resident of Columbia, passed away Saturday, November 18, 2017. A private family graveside service will be held at Friendship Cemetery in Culleoka with Rev. Jeff Kane officiating. Oakes & Nichols Funeral Directors are assisting the family with arrangements. ...
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Thomas Gary Ladd

November 17, 2017

Thomas Gary Ladd, 74, died November 17, 2017 in Newnan, Georgia. A Celebration of Life will be conducted Saturday December 9 at 2:00 P.M. at the American Legion Hall in Columbia TN, with visitation starting there at 1:00 P.M. The body was donated to medical education. The family suggests memorial donations to "Maury County Needy Veterans" through James Patterson, jpatterson@maurycounty-tn...
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Maurice Manning Anderson, Jr.

September 15, 1945 - November 17, 2017

Maurice Manning Anderson, Jr., 72, retired Project Manager for DuPont, died Friday, November 17, 2017, at his residence on General Forrest Drive. Interment will be Tuesday at 1:00 P.M. in Rob Draper Memorial Cemetery in Gainesboro. The family will visit with friends Monday from 4:00 -7:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home. The family suggests memorials to American Cancer Society, P....
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Katie Virginia Brasher Scribner

September 14, 1924 - November 16, 2017

Katie Virginia Brasher Scribner, 93, loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and devoted friend, departed this world for a better place on November 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 B.J. Bolton officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit...
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Elmo Birdo Busby, Jr.

November 22, 1936 - November 16, 2017

Elmo Birdo Busby, Jr., 80, retired owner of The Busby Company Inc. and resident of Indian Hills Road, died Thursday, November 16, 2017 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 1:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Pastor Jeremy Songer and Pastor Christa Songer officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with...
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James Marion Wilhoite

June 9, 1941 - November 15, 2017

James Marion Wilhoite, 76, retired Sports Editor for the Daily Herald and resident of Winding Way, died Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 2:30 P.M. at Grace Church of the Nazarene with Pastor Mark Lindstrom, Rev. Steve Boshers, Charles Troope, and John Pointer officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. ...
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Vickie Jean Ramsey

October 22, 1952 - November 12, 2017

Vickie Jean Ramsey, 65, former employee of Elm Hill Meats and resident of Columbia, Tennessee, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, November 12, 2017 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 12:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Pastor James Maddox officiating. Burial will follow in Neapolis Cemetery. The family will visit with friends...
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Timothy Edward Creel

March 15, 1962 - November 11, 2017

Timothy Edward Creel, 55, former customer service manager at Spring Hill Wal-Mart and resident of Spring Hill, died Saturday, November 11, 2017, at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Brother Steve Swango officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens with military honors provided by Herbert...
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Sheila Marie Mochrie Campbell

April 7, 1946 - November 9, 2017

Sheila Marie Mochrie Campbell, 71, homemaker and resident of Autumn Breeze Lane in Soddy Daisy, Tennessee, died Thursday, November 9, 2017 at CHI Memorial Hospital in Chattanooga. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Reverend Stacy Gonzalez officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends...
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Joseph Albert "Jay" Hall, IV

March 4, 1948 - November 5, 2017

Joseph Albert "Jay" Hall, IV, 69, died Sunday, November 5, 2017, at The King's Daughters' School where he had made his home for over sixty years. A memorial service will be conducted Monday, November 13, 2017, at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home. Burial was in Arlington Memorial Park in Sandy Springs, Georgia. Condolences may be extended online at www.oakesandnichols.com. Born...
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Billy Massie Brown

January 11, 1937 - November 5, 2017

Billy Massie Brown, 80, former resident of Carpenter Bridge Road, died Sunday, November 5, 2017 at Morning Pointe Assisted Living. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 11:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Harold Delk officiating. Burial will follow in Brown Cemetery in the Hardison Mill Community in Maury County. The family will visit with friends Wednesday from 3:00 –...
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Linda Sue Isabell Walters

April 13, 1949 - November 5, 2017

Linda Sue Isabell Walters, 68, former seamstress at Weather Tamer, died Sunday, November 5, 2017, at her residence in the Enterprise Community. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Brother Bobby Smartt officiating. Burial will follow in Arlington Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Wednesday from 5:00 – 8:00 P.M. at the...
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Jordon Joseph Delcambre

August 9, 1948 - November 4, 2017

View Video Tribute Jordon Joseph Delcambre, 69, hairdresser at Michael's Hair Design in Columbia and resident of Spring Hill, died Saturday, November 4, 2017, at Tri-Star Centennial Medical Center in Spring Hill. A memorial service will be conducted Wednesday at 7:00 P.M. at The Church of the Nativity in Thompson's Station with Father John Kirk and Deacon Tim Connelly officiating. ...
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Lennie Mae Craig Gibson

October 12, 1942 - November 3, 2017

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Lennie Mae Craig Gibson, 75, retired employee of Apcom Inc. and resident of Pikes Peak Drive, died Friday, November 3, 2017 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 11:30 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with John Baker officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with...
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Durll M. Geasley

August 1, 1977 - November 2, 2017

Durll M. Geasley, 40, employee for Grassbusters and resident of Figures Avenue, died Thursday, November 2, 2017 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 11:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Pastor Steve Boshers officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Monday from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. at the...
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Nina Jo Yates Potter

January 5, 1934 - November 2, 2017

Nina Jo Yates Potter, 83, retired sales clerk, died Thursday, November 2, 2017, at her residence on Rolling Fields Circle. A Memorial Service will be conducted Monday at 1:30 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Chip Hunter and Mike Tyler officiating. The family will visit with friends Monday from 12:00 – 1:30 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home. The family suggests...
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Evelyn Karen Beck Thorpe

February 4, 1961 - November 1, 2017

Evelyn Karen Beck Thorpe, 56, retired employee of General Motors and resident of Holdens Hollow, died Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at Maury Regional Medical Center. A memorial service will be conducted Monday at 7:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Reverend Chip Hunter officiating. The family will visit with friends Monday from 4:00 – 7:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Condolences may...
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Melissa Dawn Kinne Trotman

January 22, 1972 - November 1, 2017

Melissa Dawn Kinne Trotman, 45, retired Registered Nurse and resident of Gallatin, died Wednesday, November 1, 2017, at Alive Hospice in Nashville. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 1:30 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Johnathon Hodges officiating. Burial will follow in Kittrell Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Saturday from 4:00 – 7:00 P.M. at the funeral...
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Ernest Wilson Allen, Sr.

February 10, 1928 - November 1, 2017

Ernest Wilson Allen, Sr., 89, died Wednesday, November 1, 2017, at his residence on Woods Circle. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 11:00 A.M. at First United Methodist Church with Rev. Chip Hunter and Rev. Frank Smith officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Saturday from 9:30 – 11:00 A.M. in the church atrium. Oakes &...
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Hal Morgan

July 22, 1923 - October 31, 2017

Hal Morgan, 94, retired former owner and Vice-President of Morgan Brothers Electric and resident of Morning Pointe, died Tuesday, October 31, 2017, at Maury Regional Medical Center. A graveside service will be conducted Friday at 2:30 P.M. at Zion Cemetery with Chaplain C. Ray Dye and Rev. Paul Joiner officiating. Military honors will be provided by Herbert Griffin American Legion Post 19. ...
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Donna Marie Underwood Clifford

April 4, 1959 - October 30, 2017

Donna Marie Underwood Clifford, 58, former employee of General Electric and resident of Apache Trail, died Monday, October 30, 2017, at Maury Regional Medical Center. Oakes & Nichols Funeral Directors are assisting the family and condolences may be extended online at www.oakesandnichols.com. Born April 4, 1959 in Giles County, she was the daughter of the late Marvin Evans Underwood and...
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Reuben Edward "Ted" Houston, III

June 23, 1942 - October 30, 2017

Reuben Edward "Ted" Houston III, 75, resident of Franklin, Tennessee and Orange Beach, Alabama, passed away Monday, October 30, 2017 at Vanderbilt Hospital in Nashville. A graveside service will be conducted Thursday at 2:00 P.M. at Polk Memorial Gardens with Judge Bobby Sands officiating. A Memorial Service will be held Thursday from 5:00 – 7:00 P.M. at The Shop. The family will visit...
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Sherrie Marie Pruitt Williams

February 15, 1956 - October 28, 2017

Sherrie Marie Pruitt Williams, 61, resident of Willa Circle in Pulaski, died Saturday, October 28, 2017 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 11:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Brother Anthony Bledsoe officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Wednesday from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. at the...
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Billy Wayne Clark

April 14, 1938 - October 27, 2017

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Billy Wayne Clark, 79, retired owner and operator A & R Sales & Services, died Friday, October 27, 2017 at his residence on Hardison Road. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 1:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Charles Clark and Stephen Moore officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens with military honors...
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Father Robin Courtney, Jr.

November 22, 1961 - October 25, 2017

The Reverend Robin Courtney, Jr., pastor of St. James the Less Episcopal Church in Madison, Tennessee, passed away unexpectedly on October 25, 2017 at the age of 55. Father Courtney was a sensitive and compassionate priest who was deeply devoted to his parishioners, his family, his neighbors and his friends. Raised in Columbia, Tennessee, Father Courtney attended Columbia Academy, where he...
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Ray Wilson Gibson

January 26, 1940 - October 25, 2017

Ray Wilson Gibson, 77, retired employee of Columbia Gulf, died Wednesday, October 25, 2017, at his home on Tindell Lane. A graveside service will be conducted Saturday at 2:00 P.M. at Polk Memorial Gardens with Danny Ray Jones officiating. The family will visit with friends Saturday from 11:00 A.M. – 1:30 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home. Condolences may be extended online at www...
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Tony Harold Blackburn

November 20, 1955 - October 24, 2017

Tony Harold Blackburn, 61, Department Manager at T. J. Maxx in Franklin and resident of Morris Avenue, died Tuesday, October 24, 2017, at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 10:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Johnny Felker officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Thursday from 4:00 – 8...
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Dorothy Juanita Reese Haywood

July 6, 1941 - October 23, 2017

Dorothy Juanita Reese Haywood, 76, former employee of Maury Manufacturing, died Monday, October 23, 2017, at her residence on Morris Avenue. A memorial service will be held Friday at 4:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Brother Johnnie Higgason officiating. The family will visit with friends Friday from 2:00 – 4:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Condolences may be extended online at...
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James Edward Winchester

June 17, 1933 - October 23, 2017

James Edward Winchester, 84, retired employee of Union Carbide and resident of Columbia, died Monday, October 23, 2017 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 1:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Spring Hill Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Thursday from 11:00 A.M. to service time at the funeral home. The...
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Leah Williamson Hays

January 12, 1921 - October 21, 2017

Leah Williamson Hays, 96, retired Maury County teacher, died Saturday, October 21, 2017, at her residence on Wahella Way. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 2:00 P.M. at First United Methodist Church with Rev. Chip Hunter officiating. The family will visit with friends Tuesday from 1:00 – 2:00 P.M. in the church atrium. Oakes & Nichols Funeral Directors are assisting the family...
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Margaret Ann Weible Pickle

December 27, 1937 - October 20, 2017

Margaret Ann Weible Pickle, 79, retired Professor at Columbia State Community College, died Friday, October 20, 2017, at the home of her daughter in Madison, Alabama. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 1:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Daniel Doty and Rev. Charles Blythe officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends...
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Shirley Williams Palmer

September 9, 1950 - October 18, 2017

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Shirley Williams Palmer, 67, of Ethridge, Tennessee, passed away Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 1:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Jason Love officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Friday from 5:00 – 8:00...
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Leslie Barnett "L. B." Chappell, Jr.

March 21, 1934 - October 17, 2017

Leslie Barnett "L. B." Chappell, Jr., 83, farmer and longtime resident of John Sharp Road, died Tuesday, October 17, 2017, at Vanderbilt Medical Center. A graveside service will be conducted Thursday at 2:00 P.M. at Lasting Hope Cemetery with Mike Kesler officiating. Military honors will be provided by Herbert Griffin American Legion Post 19. The family will visit with friends Thursday from...
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Benton Sloan Foster

April 18, 1994 - October 15, 2017

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Benton Sloan Foster, 23, employee of Sherwin Williams and resident of Columbia, died Sunday, October 15, 2017, at St. Thomas West Hospital. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 1:00 P.M. at West Seventh Street Church of Christ with Corey Bell, Barney Burns, and his father, Joe Foster officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial...
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Belinda Jill Collins Gibson

July 16, 1963 - October 14, 2017

Belinda Jill Collins Gibson, 54, homemaker and resident of Westover Drive, died Saturday, October 14, 2017 at Maury Regional Medical Center. The family will visit with friends Thursday from 4:00- 8:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral home. Condolences may be extended online at www.oakesandnichols.com. Born July 16, 1963 in Maury County, Tennessee, she was the daughter of the late Harry...
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Charlene Potts Miller

August 16, 1952 - October 12, 2017

Charlene Potts Miller, 65, retired employee of Union Carbide and resident of Highland Avenue, died Thursday, October 12, 2017 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 1:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Timmy Golden officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Sunday from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. at the...
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Joe Claiborne Foster

January 7, 1926 - October 11, 2017

Joe Claiborne Foster, 91, retired former owner and President of Foster Insurance Agency, died Wednesday, October 11, 2017, at his residence on Manor Road. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Bob Vassar and Judge Bobby Sands officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens with military honors provided by Herbert Griffin...
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Dorothy Mae Hubbell Thurman

November 22, 1929 - October 11, 2017

Dorothy Mae Hubbell Thurman, 87, homemaker and longtime resident of Jackson Heights Road, died Wednesday, October 11, 2017, at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Theodore Durham officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Thursday from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M....
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Sylvia Leona Bradford Adair

February 23, 1948 - October 9, 2017

Sylvia Leona Bradford Adair, 69, resident of Pulaski and former longtime resident of Lewisburg, died Monday, October 9, 2017, at NHC Pulaski. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 10:00 A.M. at Bills-McGaugh & Hamilton Funeral Home in Lewisburg with Brother Paul Woodford officiating. Burial will follow in Lone Oak Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Wednesday from 4:00 –...
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Ewing Patterson "Pat" Troope, Jr.

April 9, 1942 - October 8, 2017

Ewing Patterson "Pat" Troope, Jr., 75, retired Assistant Chief at Columbia Police Department and retired Director of Security at Maury Regional Medical Center, died Sunday, October 8, 2017 at his residence in Columbia. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 11:00 A.M. at Highland Park Baptist Church with Pastor Mark Proctor, Reverend Terry Perry, and Reverend Wilson Henderson...
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Coleson Levi Sellars

February 25, 1991 - October 7, 2017

View Funeral Webcast Coleson Levi Sellars, 26, resident of Stafford Drive, died Saturday, October 7, 2017, at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Pastor Dave Baker officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Tuesday from 5:00 – 8:00 P.M. at the...
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Jerry Bruce Caskey

October 4, 2017

Jerry Bruce Caskey, age 74 of Gainesville, GA, passed away Wednesday, October 4, 2017. A visitation will be held from 5:00 PM to 8:30 PM on Monday, October 9, 2017, with a prayer service at 7:30 PM, at the Buford Chapel of Crowell Brothers Funeral Homes & Crematory. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM, on Tuesday, October 10, 2017, at Prince of Peace Catholic Church in Flowery Branch....
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Douglas G. Hickman

March 14, 1948 - October 3, 2017

Douglas G. Hickman, 69, resident of Rosewood Drive, died Tuesday, October 3, 2017, at Signature Health Care. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 2:00 P.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 with friends Monday from...
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Robert Anthony "Bobby" Bratton, II

July 1, 1986 - October 2, 2017

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Robert Anthony "Bobby" Bratton, II, age 31, Group Leader for General Motors and resident of Oak Lake Subdivision in Spring Hill, died Monday, October 2, 2017 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center following a courageous battle with cancer. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 11:00 A.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Brother...
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J W "Shorty" Richardson

July 14, 1941 - October 2, 2017

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast J W "Shorty" Richardson, 76, retired plumber and electrician and resident of Pawnee Trail, died Monday, October 2, 2017 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Jerry Elder officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. The family will visit with...
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Edwina Jane Wells Fanning

August 28, 1946 - October 2, 2017

Edwina Jane Wells Fanning, 71, retired employee of State of Tennessee Department of Education and resident of Cobblestone Drive, died Monday, October 2, 2017 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 3:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Reverend Anthony Muston officiating. Burial will follow in Santa Fe Cemetery. The family will visit with...
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Mary Gail Rountree Pigg

September 14, 1939 - October 1, 2017

Mary Gail Rountree Pigg, 78, longtime resident of Mingo Branch Road in the Santa Fe Community, died Sunday, October 1, 2017, at Vanderbilt Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Pastor David Usry officiating. Burial will follow in Santa Fe Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Wednesday from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. at...
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Dr. Billy Joe Thrasher

November 2, 1938 - September 29, 2017

View Video Tribute View Funeral Webcast Dr. Billy Joe Thrasher, 78, retired President Emeritus of Columbia Academy and resident of Kippsford Pond Road, died Friday, September 29, 2017 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 11:00 A.M. at Anderson Field House on Columbia Academy Campus with Randy Owens, Dr. James Thomas, and Ed Higginbotham...
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