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Wednesday, February 13, 2013 Lie In State: 10:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M. Family Visitation: 11:00 A.M. – 12:00 Noon Funeral Service: 12:00 Noon
Sevier First Baptist Church 921 Sevier Street Shelbyville, Tennessee
Eulogist, Rev. A. Bernard Verge
Willow Mount Cemetery Shelbyville, Tennessee
Margaret “Sis” Buchanan was born on October 26, 1928 to the late Edward Brown and Gertrude Thurman in Shelbyville, Tennessee. On February 10th, 2013 our heavenly father called on his beloved angel to come to her eternal home.
Franklin Road Baptist Church 3148 Franklin Road Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Sand Hill Cemetery La Vergne, Tennessee
Mr. Joe Henry Akins was born June 29, 1960 to Christine Osborne and the late Nelson Akins, Sr. He departed this life January 29, 2013.
Along with his father, he was preceded in death by aunts, Francis Akins, Margaret Osborne, Fannie Sue Osborne and Gertrude Mintlow; uncles, John Willie Akins, James Osborne, Willie Osborne, Alfred Akins and
Friday, January 18, 2013 Family Visitation: 11:00 A.M. – 12:00 Noon Funeral Service: 12:00 Noon
Bethel Missionary Baptist Church 762 Holly Grove Rd Lascassas, Tennessee
Eulogist, Bro. Albert Nelson
Mr. Ben Calvin Marable was born on October 9, 1942 to the late George Subbett Washington and Mora Marable. He passed this earthly life on Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at Saint Thomas Hospital in Nashville, Tennessee.
Mr. Marable was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters, Linda Marable and Martha Sanford.
Bradyville Road Church of Christ 1265 Bradyville Pike Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Hoover Cemetery Woodbury, Tennessee
Mr. William Burton Anderson, Jr. was born December 18, 1937 to the late William Burton Anderson, Sr. and Augusta Bell Anderson. He departed this life January 14, 2013 at Select Specialty Hospital. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter Sharon Douglas; one son,
**Arrangements will be announced at a later date**
Mr. Yeargean Wade, age 79, native of Murfreesboro, TN passed away Thursday, January 10th. He was preceded in death by parents Annie Harris and Earston Wade and nine siblings. Mr. Wade leaves to cherish his memory loving sister Lillie W. McCrary of Murfreesboro, and a host of relatives and friends.
Thursday, December 27, 2012 Family Visitation: 11:00 A.M. – 12:00 Noon Funeral Service: 12:00 Noon
Nelson & Sons Memorial Chapel 824 Lipscomb St Shelbyville, Tennessee
Richmond Cemetery Richmond, Tennessee
Mitchell Anthony Smith was born on November 8, 1959 to the late Clyde and Mable Smith. He departed this life on December 19, 2012. Mitchell attended school in Bedford County. At an early age, Mitchell developed a passion for baseball and excelled in the sport. He also enjoyed playing video games and watching various sporting events with
Memorial Service Sunday, December 2, 2012 Flat Creek Community Center New Herman Rd, Shelbyville, TN Service: 3:00 P.M.
In lieu of flowers please donate to Toys For Tots at the Shelbyville Fire Department 111 Lane Pkwy
Mr. George Yontz Jr., age 63, passed away Friday, November 30th. He is survived by wife Katie O’Grady; sons Daniel Yontz, Michael Yontz, Travis Yontz, Chuck Smead, Russell Smead, Kyle Smead, and Timothy McCoy; one daughter Becky Buehler; nine grandchildren and one great grandchild.
Memorial Service Saturday, November 24, 2012 Nelson & Sons Memorial Chapel 824 Lipscomb St, Shelbyville, TN Service: 2:00 P.M.
Mr. Steve F. Atkinson was born on February 13, 1954 to his late parents Mr. Walter E. Atkinson and Jeanne F. Atkinson. He is survived by his siblings Ms. Susan A. Platt(Bill Platt), Mr. David W. Atkinson(Miggie Atkinson) and Ms. Ellen J. Atkinson.
He is cherished by his nephews and nieces- Mr. Benjamin (Celta) Platt, Ms. Karen Dominquez (Alexis Dominguez), Ms. Jane (Chad) Potter, Ms. Kathyrn Atkinson, Ms.