DICKSON - Tim Jackson, 49, died Monday, Feb. 2, 2004, at Horizon Medical Center in Dickson.
Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at Water St. Church of Christ in Charlotte with Bill McDonald and Mark Daniel officiating. Burial will be in Union Cemetery in Dickson.
Visitation will be from 6-9 p.m. Wednesday at McDonald Funeral Home in Centerville and from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursday at the church.
He was a nurse at Vanderbilt and a member of the Water St. Church of Christ. He was the son of the late James W. "Jimbo" Jackson and Roberta Daniel. He was preceded in death by two brothers, James Brent Jackson and Trent Daniel Jackson.
Survivors, in addition to his mother, include a bother, Tracy "T.J." Jackson of Waynesville, N.C.; stepsisters, Phyllis Minor and Kathy Morgan, both of Charlotte, and Cheryl K. Windsor of Dickson.
Ida Belle Petty
CENTERVILLE - Ida Belle Petty, 86, died Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2004, at Life Care Center of Centerville.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at McDonald Funeral Home with Jay Bybee officiating. Burial will be in Petty Cemetery at Nunnelly. Visitation begins at 5 p.m. Thursday.
She was the daughter of the late William Earl Smith and Bessie Azella Rickert. She was a machine operator for Red Cap Mfg. and a member of Kedron United Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, George Emmett Petty Sr.
Survivors include a son, George E. Petty Jr. of Nunnelly; a sister, Lois Hooper of Nashville; one grandson; one granddaughter and one great-granddaughter.
William Paul Flippo
LAWRENCEBURG - William Paul Flippo, 83, died Feb. 2, 2004, at Crockett Hospital.
Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Pettus-Turnbo Funeral Home with Charles Ingram and Larry Spears officiating. Interment will be in Macedonia Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday until time of service.
He was the son of the late John Thomas and Rosa Waits Flippo. He was retired from Murray Ohio Inc. and was a member of the Macedonia Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by two sons, Paul Thomas "Tommy" Flippo and Jimmy Michael Flippo; four brothers, Clarence Whitehead, Robert Arland Flippo, Edd Flippo and Frank Flippo; and six sisters, Sara Flippo, Ruby Armstrong, Etta McCord, Olean Moore, Ora Hickerson and Annie Mae Bundrant.
Survivors include his wife, Ethel Christine Clifton Flippo of Lawrenceburg; a son, Joel Douglas Flippo of Summertown; a daughter, Linda Helen Morrison of Waynesboro; a sister, Marie Larkin of Hohenwald; nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Clyde Austin Carpenter
Mr. Clyde Austin Carpenter, 71, died Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2004, at his residence on Oscar Green Road in the Primm Springs Community.
A memorial service for Mr. Carpenter will be conducted at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Williams Funeral Home in Columbia with the Rev. Brian Weisinger and Dee Kelley officiating. Private family services will be held at the Polk Memorial Gardens Mausoleum. The family will visit with friends Thursday following the service in the funeral home lounge.
The Union City, Ind., native was the son of the late M.O. and Frances Cooper Carpenter. Clyde and the former Carolyn Hite were residents of the Primm Springs Community. He was retired owner and operator of National Auto Detail and member of the Grace Nazarene Church in Columbia.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Kay Carpenter (Dee) Kelley of Oklahoma City, Okla.; three sons, Tony (Robyn) Carpenter of Phillips Ranch, Calif., Ken (Devon) Carpenter of the Primm Springs Community and Rod (Carol) Carpenter of Brentwood; 14 grandchildren, Nathan Carpenter, Caylee Carpenter and Zachary Carpenter, all of California, Sutton Kelley and Savannah Kelley, both of Oklahoma City, Okla., Cole Carpenter, Peyton Carpenter, Logan Carpenter, Bennett Carpenter, Claire Carpenter, Davis Carpenter, and Amelia Carpenter, all of the Primm Springs Community, and Blaze Carpenter and Cannon Carpenter, both of Brentwood.
Memorials may be made to the Grace Church of the Nazarene Building Fund in memory of Mr. Clyde A. Carpenter, 2302 Highland Ave., Columbia, TN 38401.
Sara Frances Bailey
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Ted Burleson officiating. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery
Memorials may be made to West 7th Street Church of Christ or Columbia Academy. Notes of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.oakesandnichols.com.
The Maury County native was the daughter of the late Byron and Lacy Lovell Thurman. She was the wife of the late James L. Bailey, Sr., City Councilman, Vice Mayor and Mayor of Columbia from 1973 1985, who preceded her in death March 25, 1986. Mrs. Bailey was a homemaker but had also operated Hatcher Lane Food Market and Bailey's Grocery in the Southport Community in the 1950's and 1960's. She was a member of West Seventh Church of Christ and the Maury County Horsemen's Association.
Survivors include a son, Maury County Executive James L. Bailey, Jr. of Mt. Pleasant; daughter, Judge Suzanne Bailey of Chattanooga; two grandsons, Judge Lee (Starlyn) Bailey of Columbia, Lynn Bailey Norman of Chattanooga; one granddaughter, Mary LaRue (Kevin) Sweeney of St. Petersburg, Florida; two great-grandchildren Bailey LaRue Sweeney, William Fisher Sweeney both of St. Petersburg, Florida; and one niece, Sally Burton Thurman of Columbia.
Pallbearers will be Jerry Turner, Billy Thurman, J.O. Thurman, Bobby Thurman, Billy Clyde Foster, John Hickman, Jerry Brunson and Bill Smith. Honorary pallbearers will be Bill Carden, J.B. Napier, Ray Grooms, Bobby Sands, Cam Anderson, Eugene Layne, Bailey Sims, Jack Craig, Doug Thurman, Billy Thurman, II, Mark Turner, Judge Bob Jones, Henry Delk, Clyde Farris, John Gilbreath, Clinton Gilbreath, Virgil Stewart, Tommy Wolaver, Page Chamberlain, Donald Scott, State Representative Joe Fowlkes, R. Chris Albright, Sam Mairs, Dr. James Kelley, Dr. Cummins Couch, and Elders and Deacons of West Seventh Street Church of Christ.
Norman P. Readett
Services will be conducted at 12:30 p.m. Thursday at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel with the Rev. Vernon Holstad officiating. . The family will receive friends 11:30 - 11:30 p.m., Thursday at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel. Interment will follow at Tennessee Veterans Cemetery with military honors presented by the Volunteer State Veterans Honor Guard.
Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, 4708 Paper Dr., Knoxville, TN 37909 or the Boy Scouts of America, 1333 Old Weisgarber Rd., Knoxville, TN 37909.
He was a Navy veteran, serving as a radar specialist on the aircraft carrier the USS Bataan in the South Pacific during World War II and was involved in the Battle of the Philippine Sea. He graduated from the University of Florida in 1952 and began his career with the Traveler's Insurance Company in Manchester, New Hampshire. He transferred to their offices in Louisville, Ky., Oklahoma City, Okla., Lubbock, Texas, and settled in Knoxville in 1963. He retired with over 34 years of service as a manager of the Property-Casualty division. Mr. Readett. was a member of Cedar Springs Presbyterian Church. He was committee chairman for Boy Scout Troop #144 for over 10 years and was active as a camper with his son and the troop. He was a devoted family man and friend. He was an avid outdoorsman, loving fishing, hunting, and hiking. He was born in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, the son of the late Alice Leigh and Percy Readett.
Survivors include his wife of 47 years, Evelyn Ossman Readett of Louisville, Ky.; son and daughter-in-law, Bruce and Natalie Hester Readett, native of Columbia and resident of Knoxville; grandchildren, William Zachary "Zach" Readett and Emily Grace Readett; sister, Grave Wright of Lincoln, R.I.; niece, Sandy Wright DuBois and husband Geret.
Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at Water St. Church of Christ with Bill McDonald and Mark Daniel officiating. Visitation will be from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursday at the church. Burial will be in the Union Cemetery.
He was the son of Roberta Daniel Jackson and the late James "Jimbo" Jackson. He was employed in the medical field at Vanderbilt. He was a member of Water St. Church of Christ. He was also preceded in death by his brothers, James and Trent Jackson.
Survivors in addition to his mother include his brother, Tracy Jackson of Waynesville, N.C.; step-sisters, Phyllis Minor and Kathy Morgan, both of Charlotte and Cheryl Windsor of Dickson.
Services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday at Cornersville Funeral Home. Visitation will be held until the funeral hour Thursday. Burial will be in Beechwood Cemetery.
The Virginia native was the daughter of the late Carl and Dora Loyd Miller. She was a cosmetologist and member of the Cornersville Church of Christ.
Survivors include her daughters, Jennie Loyd of Columbia and Donna Herald of Cornersville; sons, Steven Herald of Lewisburg and Glen Herald of West Plains, Mo.; sisters, Shirley Harvey of Johnson City and Thelma Olsen of New Jersey; brothers, Wayne Miller of Johnson City and Emory Miller of Michigan; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Ray Lewis Grooms
Services for Mr. Grooms will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday at the Williams Columbia Funeral Home with Elmer Lusk, the Rev. Dickey Lindsey and Rick Points officiating. Burial will be in the Polk Memorial Gardens. The family visited with friends from 4-9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
The Maury County native was the son of the late, William "Bill" and Grace McCullom Grooms and the husband of Betty Lentz Grooms. He was a farmer and retired from Monsanto Chemical Company in the maintenance department.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children, Patti Blocker, David Ray Grooms, Debra (Marvin) Osborne and Pam (Tony) Cobble, all of Columbia; three sisters, Thelma (Ray) Floyd, Kathleen McCoy and Annie Pearl, all of Mt. Pleasant; two brothers, Harold (Jessi) Grooms of Mt. Pleasant and Alvin Grooms of Columbia; six grandchildren, Heather Blocker, Austin Pope, Prestin Pope, Tara Stanfill, Brittney Grooms and Whittney Grooms, all of Columbia.
Pallbearers will be Jim Bailey, Bart Kelly, John Moser, Jimmy Grooms, Mike Grooms, Jerry Beck, Mike Floyd, Larry Grooms, Jerry Grooms and Steve Grooms.
Honorary pallbearers will be Enoch George, John "Snowball" Mayberry, John Gilbreath, Charles Hubbell, Jerry McNeece, Larry McNeece, Ralph Ussery, Don Thomas, Bailey Sims, Sam Boggle, Ed Wilson, Jerry Brunson, Terry Gibson, Blackie Norman, Billy Joe Vandiver, Ray Floyd, Bill Nance, Ron Morgan, the men and ladies of Bethel Church of Christ, staff of Hospice of the Highland Rim including Brown Couch, Dale Blair, Kaye "Sugar Babe" Luna, and Sherise Blount.
Samuel Henry Baker
Services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday at Levingston Funeral Home in Groves, Texas. Burial will be in Oak Bluff Memorial Park in Port Neches, Texas. The family will visit with friends from 6-8 p.m. Friday at Levingston Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to Lakes Hospice, P.O. Box 2086, Jasper, TX 75951 or the charity of one's choice.
The Maury County native was the son of the late Curtis and Essie Alderson Baker. He served in the U.S. Army Combat Engineers during World War II and was a member of the Baptist Church. He retired from Texaco, Port Arthur, Texas, with 38 years of service and was a former resident of the Groves area until moving to Town Bluff in 1984.
Survivors include his wife, Ollie Story Baker of Town Bluff, Texas; two daughters, Phyllis (Charles) Coleman of Nederland, Texas, and Bonnie (Lew) Surratt of Lumberton, Texas; one son, Roger Baker of Silsbee, Texas; two stepchildren, Brenda (Walter) Granger of Nederland, Texas, and Micki Story of Groves, Texas; one sister, Jane (Tom) Collins of Columbia; two brothers, Simon (Ina) Baker of Columbia and Dickson (Vera) Baker of Culleoka; six grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a stepson, Dennis Story; a stepdaughter, Vicki Story Rayon; and a brother, Bugg Baker.
Information was furnished locally by Oakes and Nichols Funeral Directors.
Karen Freeman Copeland
Services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with the Rev. Steve Kelley and the Rev. Ron Brown officiating. Burial will be in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends from 4-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Notes of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.oakesandnichols.com.
The Anderson County native was the daughter of the late Sam Freeman and Helen Anderson Freeman. She was a graduate of Oak Ridge High School. Mrs. Copeland was employed by the Maury County School system before graduating from Columbia State Community College with a degree in nursing.
Following her graduation, she was employed by Williamson Medical Center for 13 years. She was a member of St. Luke United Methodist Church.
Survivors include her husband of 36 years, John G. Copeland Sr. of Columbia; two children, John G. Copeland Jr. of Columbia and Mrs. Alicia (Richie) Hickman of Culleoka; one sister, Mrs. Marie Toon of Oak Ridge; and two grandchildren, Blake Hickman and Madison Hickman.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Wayne Freeman.
Pallbearers will be Buddy Harlan, James Harlan, Kenneth Pitts, Derek Estes, Ronnie Pitts, Ed Lucas and David Upchurch.
Donald Edward Green
Graveside services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday at Rose Hill Cemetery with the Rev. Horace Bass officiating. Notes of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.oakesandnichols.com.
The Maury County native was the son of the late Joe Glenn Green Sr. and Yvonne McCarty Green. He attended Lighthouse Baptist Church.
Survivors include his maternal grandmother, Novelyn Bass McCarty of Shelbyville; paternal grandmother, Mildred Stevenson Liller of Hazel Green, Ala.; a sister, Kathy (Edward) Jett of Shelbyville; a brother, Joe Glenn Green Jr. of Ft. Meyers, Fla.; three nieces and one nephew.
Dallas Elizabeth Smith
Services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Sunday at Carr and Erwin Funeral Home with burial in Short Cemetery.
She was the daughter of the late Thomas and Wax Freeman Turner. She was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her husband, John T. Smith; a daughter, Betty Allen; and two brothers, Sam Turner and Frank Turner.
Survivors include a son, Richard Smith of Huntsville, Ala.; a brother, Alfred Turner of Fayetteville; six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.