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Tennessee Obituary and Death Notice Archive - Page 349

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Date: Saturday, 25 January 2014, at 7:48 p.m.

Mrs. Jeanie Johnson

Mrs. Jeannine "Jeanie" Haygood Johnson, 72, retired employee of General Electric and the Maury County Visitor's Bureau, died Friday, May 28, 2004, at Life Care Center.

Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with the Rev. Mike Dawson officiating.

Burial will be in Polk Memorial Gardens.

Notes of sympathy may be sent to the family at

The Lauderdale County, Ala., native was the daughter of the late Otis Haygood and Donna Cross Haygood Keeton.

She was first married to Charles E. Gray who died in 1963, and later married Rayford Johnson who also preceded her in death in 1987.

Survivors include two daughters, Sherri Gray Bland and Bruce Bland of Gallatin and Shane Gray Heisler of Columbia; two sons, Gary and Debbie Gray of Columbia and Michael S. "Mike" Gray of Hermitage; two sisters, Dorothy Snider of Lawrenceburg and Judy Burns Alvarado of San Antonio, Texas; half-sister, Donna Haygood of Nashville; half-brother, Larry Haygood of Ohio; eight grandchildren, Michael Bland, Shannon Bland Taylor, Kristie Gray Smith, Steven Gray, Joshua Gray, Leigh Gray Bravo, Chad Carpenter and Kylie Carpenter Thompson; eight great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Grady Haygood.

Pallbearers will be Michael Bland, Ronnie Taylor, Steven Gray, Joshua Gray, Chad Carpenter and Mike Swing.

Steve Ball

GOODSPRING - Steve Ball, 94, of Goodspring, died Thursday, May 27, 2004, at Hillside Hospital in Pulaski.

Services were held Saturday by graveside at the Mt. Zion Cemetery.

He was the son of the late Sam and Sally Davis Ball.

He was a retired mechanic and farmer.

Survivors include a son, Jimmy Ball of Goodspring; daughters, Edna Ball of Pulaski and Joyce Townsend of Minor Hill; sisters, Stella Bradford of Lawrenceburg and Lena Williams of Florida; 12 grandchildren, 34 great-grandchildren and 20 great-great-grandchildren.

James Collins

PROSPECT - James "Junior" Collins, 65, of Prospect, died Thursday, May 27, 2004, at his residence.

Services were conducted Saturday at Carr & Erwin Funeral Home with Billy Morris officiating. Burial was in Antioch Cemetery in Elkmont, Ala.

He was the son of the late Joe and Nanny Turner Collins. He was a member of the Common Ground Ministries in Pulaski. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Jake Collins; and a sister, Jewel Solomon.

Survivors include his wife, Bessie Mae Bumbalough Collins of Prospect; sons, Gary Wayne and Larry Collins of McMinnville; daughters, Cindy Ross of McMinnville, Iris Hardiman of Tullahoma and Elizabeth Collins of Crossville; a brother, Wilson Collins of Mt. Juliet; sisters, Katie Thomas of McMinnville and Mae Kelly of Prospect; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Martha Dawson Osborne

MT. PLEASANT - Mrs. Martha Dawson Osborne, resident of Mt. Pleasant, died Wednesday, May 26, 2004, at Hidden Acres Healthcare.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at St. James Primitive Church, East Cooper Street in Mt. Pleasant. Burial will be in Rosemount Cemetery in Columbia. The body will lie-in-state one hour prior to the funeral services at the church.

Chavers Funeral Home of Mt. Pleasant is in charge of the arrangements.

The Maury County native was the daughter of the late Ernest Dawson and Sarah Cannon Dawson. She received her formal education in Maury County Public Schools.

She was the wife of the late Howard Osborne and was retired from employment as a cafeteria cook of the Maury County School System. She was a member of St. James P.B. Church and served as an usher, mother and church secretary for many years.

Survivors include her son, Howard (Mary Ann) Osborne of Columbus, Ohio; two daughters, Ann M. (Robert) Nichols of Fort Wayne, Ind., and Vickie Whitaker of Dayton, Ohio; one stepdaughter, Gladys Walters of Clarksville; seven grandchildren; two great-grandsons; several nieces, nephews, cousins, and numerous other relatives and friends.

Ty Douglas Riggle

LYNNVILLE - Ty Douglas Riggle, 35, of Lynnville, formerly of Perrinton, Mich., died Sunday, May 9, 2004, in Athens, Greece, as a result of a traffic accident.

Burial was in Fulton Center Cemetery in Perrinton, Mich.

He was born Nov. 15, 1968, in Lansing, Mich., to Doug and Elizabeth Curliss Riggle. He was working in Greece for the Ruby Tuesday restaurant chain as a culinary trainer.

Survivors include his father, Doug and Peggy Riggle of Lynnville; mother, Elizabeth McCuistion of Camden, S.C.; two brothers, Todd and Sue Riggle of Hendersonville and Tim and Stephanie Wilson of Downers Grove, Ill.; a sister, Virginia Butera of Long Beach Island, N.J.

Jeffery P. Burns

Jeffery P. Burns, 38, a resident of Water Valley Road in the Santa Fe Community, died Monday, May 24, 2004, in Columbia.

Graveside services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Adkisson Cemetery with the Rev. Wayne Williams officiating.

Williams Funeral Home in Columbia is in charge of the arrangements.

The Maury County native was the son of Raymond Paul Burns Sr. of Chapel Hill and the late Retha Faye Ward Burns.

He was a member of the Pentecostal Church.

In addition to his father, he is survived by a sister, Jeanette (Keith) Miller of Unionville; three brothers, Phillip (Carol) Burns of Chapel Hill and Tony Burns and Raymond Paul Burns, Jr. both of Columbia; his stepmother, Frankie Burns of Chapel Hill; and a daughter, Jennifer Price of Culleoka.

Curtis Colby Coffey-McAuley Jr.

HERMITAGE - Curtis Colby Coffey-McAuley Jr., 4 months old, and a resident of Forest Ridge Court in Hermitage, died Thursday, May 27, 2004, at the Summit Medical Center.

Services for Colby will be conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Williams Funeral Home in Columbia with Cheryl Smith officiating. Burial will be in the Polk Memorial Gardens.

The family will visit with friends from 1-3 p.m. Sunday.

The Davidson County native was the son of Curtis C. McAuley and Tonya Thein Coffey.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by a sister, Treasure Coffey of Hermitage; two brothers, Joshua Bivins of Lewisburg and Xavier Coffey of Pulaski; grandfather, Thomas Thein of Birmingham, Ala.; paternal grandparents, Guy and Lessie McAuley of Red Banks, Miss.; aunts and uncles, Heidi and Steve Mabry of Columbia, Debra and Tyrone Gipson of Detroit, Mich.; Stanley and Delores McAuley of Holly Springs, Miss., John McAuley of Red Banks, Miss., and Leslie and Karen McAuley of San Bernardino, Calif.; great-grandparents, John Parker of Red Banks, Miss., Bessie McAuley of Victoria, Miss., Beatrice Parr of Lawrenceburg and Betty Smith of Placerville, Calif.

He was preceded in death by a grandmother, Barbara Payne.

Pallbearers will be Steve Mabry, Austin Mabry, Adam Scott and John McAuley.

Donations may made to the family for the funeral expenses.

Miss Alice May Brown

Miss Alice May Brown, 71, former resident of the Campbellsville Pike, died Saturday, May 29, 2004, at Life Care Center.

Services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Monday at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Friendship Cemetery at Culleoka.

The family will visit with friends after 2 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Notes of sympathy may be sent to

The Maury County native was the daughter of the late Jessie B. "Dude" Brown and Mary Wiley Brown and a member of the Baptist Church.

Survivors include a brother, Homer (Annie May) Brown Sr. of Columbia; a niece, Mary Shaver (Walter) Bolton of Pulaski; two nephews, Homer Brown Jr. and Larry Gene (Doris) Brown Sr. of Columbia; and a great-nephew, Larry Gene Brown Jr. of Columbia.

Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

Mrs. Eunice Tomlin Jackson

FRANKLIN - Mrs. Eunice Tomlin Jackson, 69, of Franklin, died Friday, May 28, 2004, at Williamson Medical Center.

Mrs. Jackson was born in Davidson County to the late George W. and Grace Pearl Crafton Tomlin and made her home in Franklin. She was a seamstress for Jamison Bedding and a deliverer of the Nashville Tennessean for 35 years.

Survivors include her husband, Mr. Charles R. Jackson of Franklin; sons, Tommy Jackson and wife Dana of Franklin and Terry Jackson and wife LaDawn Brown Jackson of Franklin; daughters, Linda Carden and husband Guy of Franklin and Debra McGee and husband Jack of Franklin; brothers, Charles Tomlin and Johnny Tomlin, both of Franklin, and Larry Noe of Leipers Fork; sisters, Hazel Carter of Belfast, Mary Barnes of Spring Hill, Carolyn Newcomb and Joan Jackson, both of Franklin, and Geraldine Middleton of Thompson Station; grandchildren, Guy, Robert and Heather Carden and Julie, Eric, Katie and Kyle Jackson; step-grandchildren, Nathan, Stewart and Aaron Brown and Destiny Tidwell.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Williamson Memorial Funeral Home in Franklin with Jim Taylor officiating. Burial will follow in Williamson Memorial Gardens.

Active pallbearers will be grandsons. Honorary pallbearers will be nephews, Jack Vaughn, David Giles, Gary Giles, James McKissick, Glenn Little and the Rocky Top Revue Square Dancers.

Lela Drake

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - Lela Mildred Wilson Drake, 95, died Thursday, May 27, 2004, in Huntsville.

A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at Laughlin Service Funeral Home with the Rev. Evelyn Brodeur officiating. The family will receive visitors from 5-7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Interment will follow at the Drake Family Cemetery.

She was the wife of 56 years to the late Rev. Burns Pickens Drake.

She was dedicated in her support of missions as well as other aspects of her late husband's ministry in the Cumberland Presbyterian Church.

She was also preceded in death by sons, William Pickens Drake and Jimmy Wilson Drake.

Survivors include a daughter, Mary Frances Drake of Knoxville; a son, Beirns Thomas Drake of Huntsville, Ala.; three grandchildren, including David Burns Drake of Spring Hill; and one great-grandson.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Bethel College, Memphis Theological Seminary or Big Cove Cumberland Presbyterian Church.

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