Current Weather

temperature

54℉

fog

Obituaries

OBITUARY: Robert Lyle “Bob” Sylar

OBITUARY: Robert Lyle “Bob” Sylar
Robert Lyle Sylar, “Bob” went to be with his Lord and Savior on Feb. 20, 2017 at the age of 83. His brother, Pete Sylar, in World War II and his parents, Harry L. and Ruby Lyle Sylar, preceded Bob in death. Bob is survived by the love of his life and wife of 60 years, Evelyn Cannon ...
Read more

OBITUARY: Jennifer Ann “Jen” Edmonds

OBITUARY: Jennifer Ann “Jen” Edmonds
Jennifer Ann “Jen” Edmonds, age 31 of Thompson’s Station, Tenn., passed away on Feb. 13, 2017. She was employed at My Second Home Pet Resort as the Daycare Operations Manager. She loved animals, enjoyed music and going to the beach … any beach! She was a free spirit with a kind heart. Ms. Edmonds was preceded in death ...
Read more

OBITUARY: Benjamin Andrew “Ben” Koepke

OBITUARY: Benjamin Andrew “Ben” Koepke
Benjamin Andrew “Ben” Koepke, age 36, of Spring Hill, Tenn., passed away Feb. 16, 2017. Ben recently went back to college at Columbia State Community College to pursue his Mechanical Engineering Degree. He is survived by his wife, Lori Koepke; daughter, Emily Koepke; parents, Andy and Roxanne Koepke; sister, Becky Koepke; grandparents, Mary Lohr and Jim Dusek; father and ....
Read more

OBITUARY: Lila Beatrice Walker Payne

OBITUARY: Lila Beatrice Walker Payne
Lila Beatrice Walker Payne, age 92, of Thompson’s Station, Tenn., passed away on Feb. 18, 2017. She was a member of Walker Memorial Baptist Church. Mrs. Payne was preceded in death by her husband, Claude Elbert Payne, Sr., and grandchild, Michael Payne. She is survived by her sons, Claude Jr., (Cynthia) Payne of Groveland, Fla., Dennis Lee (Georgi) Payne ...
Read more

OBITUARY: Preston Dennis Gibson

OBITUARY: Preston Dennis Gibson
Mr. Preston Dennis Gibson, age 72, of Franklin, Tenn., passed away on Feb. 15, 2017, at his home. Mr. Gibson was born in Atlanta, Ga., to the late Preston and Marjorie Thacker Gibson. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. Dennis was a 1969 graduate of Belmont College and received his Master’s degree from Peabody-Vanderbilt. He retired from ...
Read more

OBITUARY: Sallie Emma Gale Hooks

Sallie Emma Gale Hooks, age 72, of Burns, Tenn., passed away Feb. 18, 2017. She is survived by her son, James W. (April Howell) Hooks; daughters, Patricia Du and Lynn (Frank Smith) Hooks; brother, Jimmy (Jackie) Phillips; sisters, Ethel Phillips and Sandra Crutcher; grandchildren, Chris (Sarah) Du, Matthew Du, Cory (Cate) Cowan and Jared Hooks; great grandchildren, Madison...
Read more

OBITUARY: James Michael “Mike” Beasley

OBITUARY: James Michael “Mike” Beasley
James Michael “Mike” Beasley, age 73, of Franklin, Tenn., passed away Feb. 17, 2017. Mr. Beasley is survived by his wife of 53 years, Kay Beasley of Franklin, Tenn.; son, Jamie (Julie) Beasley of Unionville, Tenn.; daughter, Jennifer (Truman) Borntrager of Lyles, Tenn.; brother, Jackie Beasley of Farmington, N.M.; sister, Linda Taliaferro of Lewisburg, Tenn.; grandchildren...
Read more

OBITUARY: Sharon Rochelle Stinson Boyd

Sharon Rochelle Stinson Boyd, age 63, of Williston, Fla., formerly of Franklin, Tenn., passed away on Feb. 16, 2017. She is survived by her daughter, Angie (Scott) Goodman of Nolensville, Tenn.; son, Oscar Wayne, Jr. “Bubba” (Brittany) Boyd; grandchildren, Dustin Goodman, Wesley Goodman, Kaitlin Boyd, McKenzie Mencer, Monika Mencer, Elexis Pinkard and Riley Boyd; brothers,...
Read more

OBITUARY: Richard Allen Kapuga

OBITUARY: Richard Allen Kapuga
Richard Allen Kapuga, age 68, of Columbia, Tenn., passed away Feb. 14, 2017. He was a self-employed contractor for 31 years, a veteran of the U.S. Navy, and a member of Grace Church of the Nazarene in Columbia. He was preceded in death by parents, Jacob and Ann Ellen Sila Kapuga; and brothers, Roy Michael and Jacob Frank Kapuga. Survived ...
Read more

OBITUARY: Judith “Judy” Ann Smidt

OBITUARY: Judith “Judy” Ann Smidt
Judith “Judy” Ann Smidt, 76, of Brentwood, Tenn., passed away on Monday Feb. 6, 2017, at her winter home in Orange Beach, Ala. Judy was born on Dec. 26, 1940, in Sioux City, Iowa to Jens Raymond and Arlene Larsen. She graduated from Roosevelt High School in Des Moines, Iowa and the University of Nebraska ...
Read more

OBITUARY: George Roy “Big G” Crafton

OBITUARY: George Roy “Big G” Crafton
George Roy “Big G” Crafton, age 67 of Thompson’s Station, Tenn., passed away on Feb. 14, 2017, at his home. He was born in Williamson Co., Tenn., to the late George B. and Girline Furlough Crafton. He was a loving husband and Pa Pa. Survived by wife of 47 years Sue Crafton; sons, Bucky (Darlene) Crafton, James ...
Read more

OBITUARY: Walter F. Akin Sr.

Mr. Walter F. Aiken Sr., age 86, of Brentwood, died February 10, 2017, at Elmcroft of Brentwood with his children at his side. Aiken was an Army veteran of the Korean War and received a Purple Heart. He graduated from David Lipscomb College in 1958. A faithful servant of the Lord, Aiken served as a ...
Read more

OBITUARY: Carmela M. (Carmie) Ketchman

OBITUARY: Carmela M. (Carmie) Ketchman
Carmela (“Carmie”) M. Ketchman, 92, a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend to many, passed away peacefully on Tuesday morning, Feb. 7, 2017. Having resided in Brentwood, TN for 41 years, Mrs. Ketchman moved to the Jackson, MS area in 2012 to be close to family. While living in Brentwood, Mrs. ...
Read more

OBITUARY: Walter Dale Bub

OBITUARY:  Walter Dale Bub
Walter Dale Bub, age 77 of Brentwood, passed away Feb. 9, 2017 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He was born in Potosi, Missouri, to the late Edward & Beatrice Coleman Bub. Bub was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving from 1960 to 1966. He then transitioned to a district manager position with South Central Bell ...
Read more

OBITUARY: Hazel Corene Burkett Sullivan

OBITUARY:  Hazel Corene Burkett Sullivan
Hazel Corene Burkett Sullivan, age 82 of Franklin, passed away Feb. 8, 2017.   Sullivan retired from Lasko Manufacturing as an assembly worker. Sullivan was preceded in death by husband of 27 years, Owen G. Sullivan; brothers, James P. Burkett, John Douglas Burkett and Clyde H. Burkett; sister, Lottie Carol Mosley and daughter in law, ...
Read more

OBITUARY: Nancy Lee Buford Sullivan

OBITUARY:  Nancy Lee Buford Sullivan
Nancy Lee Buford Sullivan, age 57, of Franklin passed away Tues. Feb. 7, 2017. Nancy was a retired employee of APCOM. Sullivan was an avid UT and Titans fan and loved watching her family members play sports. She was born in Williamson County to the late Alvin Lee and Mary Frances Harper Buford. She is ...
Read more

OBITUARY: Dorothy Louise Sidlowe

Dorothy Louise Sidlowe, age 93 of Franklin, Tenn., passed away on Feb. 6, 2017. She was a devout Christian and attended the Newtown Square Presbyterian Church in Pennsylvania before moving to Tennessee. She also started the Newtown Square Public Library. She was preceded in death by her parents, Albert and Mary Hendricks Newell, and a ...
Read more

OBITUARY: James Leroy Humphrey

OBITUARY: James Leroy Humphrey
James Leroy Humphrey, 63, of Franklin, Tenn., entered into eternal rest Feb. 1, 2017. He was preceded in death by parents, James Philip Humphrey and Margaret (Hurd) Humphrey. Survived by wife, Bonnye (Worford) Humphrey, daughters, Jaimee and Alesha, grandson, Cedric (CJ), stepmother Louise Humphrey of Sidney, Ohio; sisters, Rebecca Branham of Bellefontaine, Ohio, Patricia...
Read more

OBITUARY: Everett Parman Henry, first vice mayor of Nolensville

OBITUARY: Everett Parman Henry, first vice mayor of Nolensville
Everett Parman Henry, age 87 of Nolensville, Tenn., passed away Feb. 4, 2017. Mr. Henry was a native of Williamson County and faithful member of Nolensville United Methodist Church, Lion’s Club, Nolensville Liar’s Club and Hiram Lodge #7. He was the first vice mayor of Nolensville. As an engineer, Mr. Henry Left his mark across the state building schools, ...
Read more