Obituaries – Oct. 9, 2013
Deadman, Dustin Dowell, age 26 of Hillsboro, Tennessee, passed away on October 2, 2013 at Tims Ford Lake in Winchester, Tenn.. Dustin was employed with Baxter Enterprises in Winchester. Dustin will be fondly remembered as an amazing husband and father who was always willing to help anyone. He loved his family dearly and enjoyed the outdoors, fishing and working on cars. Dustin was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Fred Thomas “Tommy” Deadman, Jr.; maternal grandfather, Fred “Pa” Phillips, Jr.; paternal great-grandparents, Fred Thomas and Mary Deadman; maternal great-grandparents, Herman and Hazel Bell Thomas Sain; and great-great-uncle & aunt, Frank Dowell and Bobbie VanHooser Deadman. Dustin is survived by his loving wife, Maranda Bryant Deadman of Hillsboro, Tenn.; son, Isaiah D. Deadman of Hillsboro, TN; unborn child due April 1, 2014; father, Thomas Deadman, III of Panama City Beach, Fla.; mother, Sheila Ann Deadman of Manchester, Tenn.; sister, Ashley Deadman-Frasier of Manchester, Tenn.; paternal grandmother, Brenda Thomas Deadman of Manchester, Tenn.; maternal grandmother, Jo-ann Reed of Hillsboro, Tenn.; sister-in-law, Tiffany Bryant of Hillsboro, Tenn.; brothers-in-law, Corey Brady and Dewayne Wilder of Hillsboro, Tenn.; uncles, Jeff Deadman of Memphis, Tenn., Freddy Phillips, III of Manchester, Tenn. and Joseph Brummett of Manchester, Tenn.; two great-aunts, Diane (Lyman) Sullivan of Murfreesboro, Tenn. and Karen (Ray) Jones of Hillsboro, Tenn.; nephews, Tyler Frasier, Nathan Frasier, Carson Frasier, Jack Brady and Dewayne Hickerson; special friends, James Duncan, Barry Ferrell, Sue Ferrell and Kim Hickerson and a host of other relatives and friends. Visitation was from 5-9 p.m. on Monday, October 7, 2013. The funeral service was conducted at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, October 8, 2013 from the Chapel of Central Funeral Home with Officiant, Brother Ralph Hart. Burial followed at the Rose Hill Memorial Gardens. CENTRAL FUNERAL HOME IN CHARGE OF ARRANGEMENTS.
Funeral services for LaVoy Kilgore, age 84 of Manchester were conducted at 7 p.m., Tuesday, October 8 at the Manchester Funeral Home Chapel with his longtime neighbor and friend, Carl Russell officiating. Visitation with the family was from 3 p.m. until service time Tuesday at Manchester Funeral Home. LaVoy passed away Saturday evening at the Horizon Health and Rehab Center following a long battle with Alzheimers. LaVoy was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee the son of the late Emery D Kilgore and Lillie White Kilgore. He was a veteran of the US Air Force during World War II and was a member of the Manchester Cumberland Presbyterian Church. After serving in the Air Force, he returned to Chattanooga where he married the former Colleen Thomas and began his career as a Master Machinist at the Combustion Company. In 1960, he along with other machinists at Combustion moved their families to Manchester where he worked in the machine shops at AEDC for over 30 years. In his earlier years in Manchester, he was active in the Little League Baseball programs. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his first wife, Colleen Thomas Kilgore who died in 1986, and by a brother, Arnold Kilgore, and by a daughter who died at birth. His survivors are: his wife- Mrs. Ruth Aydelott Kilgore of Manchester; son- Tim Kilgore of Manchester; step children- Saundra (Rod) Yates of Manchester, Wanda Brasheres of Man-chester, Buster (Penny) Hutchison of Beech Grove; several grandchildren and great grandchildren. For those who wish to make memorial donations, the family suggests, The Dusty Elam Foundation in Manchester or the Sportsmen and Businessmen’s Organization – Sain Construction Company in Manchester. MANCHESTER FUNERAL HOME IS HONORED TO SERVE THE KILGORE FAMILY. WWW.MANCHESTERFUNERALHOME.COM
England, Selma Daniel, age 84 of Hillsboro, Tennessee, passed away on September 30, 2013 at the Horizon Health & Rehabilitation Center in Manchester. Mrs. England was a retired Secretary with the Arnold Engineering Development Center (AEDC), a homemaker and a member of the Hillsboro Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Frank Ray Roberts and second husband, Orville England; son, Daniel Keith Roberts; daughter, Joan Renee Roberts; parents, Herman L. Daniel and Floy L. Cunnyngham Daniel; and sister, Annelle Harris Dan-iel. Selma is survived by her grandson, Damien Roberts of Hillsboro, Tenn.; granddaughter, Holley Roberts of Cookeville, Tenn.; sisters, Betsy Coker and her husband Wesley of Estill Springs, Tenn. and Janette Tidwell and her husband Wayne of Hillsbo-ro, Tenn.; and a host of other relatives and friends. Visitation was 5-8 p.m. on Wednesday, October 2, 2013. The funeral service was conducted at 1 p.m. on Thursday, October 3, 2013 from the Chapel of Central Funeral Home with Brother Tom Harrison officiating. Burial followed at the Hillsboro Memorial Cemetery. CENTRAL FUNERAL HOME IN CHARGE OF ARRANGEMENTS.
Berthay, Jim, age 76 of Manchester, Tennessee, passed away on October 3, 2013 at the Erlanger Medical Center in Chattanooga, TN. Mr. Berthay retired from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (F.B.I.) in 1987 after 32 years of service in Cleveland, OH, Boston, MA and Springfield, IL. He served as Bureau Unit Chief, Management of White Collar Crime investigations throughout the United States and testified in Federal Court on numerous occasions concerning results of investigations requiring examinations of financial books and records. He was assigned to the Surveys and Investigation Staff, House Appropriations Commitee, U.S.Congress and FBIHQ for over two years. In addition, he served in the Drug Enforcement Administration Headquarters in Washington, D.C. and at the Central Intelligence Agency (C.I.A.) and was the Assistant Chief of Interpol, U.S. National Central Bureau. A native of Guntown, Mississippi, Mr. Berthay earned his Degree in Accounting from the Benjamin Franklin University in Washington, D.C. and was a United States Army Veteran; 50 year member of the Grand Lodge, F.A.A.M. of the District of Columbia of the Potomac Lodge # 5; a 27 year member of the Winnebago ITASCA Travelers Club; a member of Former Special Agents of the F.B.I., Inc., Chattanooga, Tenn. Chapter and a member of the National Association of Retired Federal Employees (NARFE). He was preceded in death by his parents, Guy and Susan Berthay. Mr. Berthay is survived by his loving wife, Carol A. Abel Berthay of Manchester, TN; and a host of relatives and friends. Visitation was from 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at Central Funeral Home in Manchester, Tenn. The funeral will be conducted at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, October 9, 2013 at the St. Mark Catholic Church in Manchester, Tenn. with Father Stephen Klasek officiating. Burial will be at a later date at the Arlington National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests Memorial Donations be made to the charity of your choice. CENTRAL FUNERAL HOME IN CHARGE OF ARRANGEMENTS.
Moore, Steve “Cousy”, of Tullahoma, passed this life on Saturday, October 5, 2013 at Harton Regional Medical Center at the age of 60. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at in the Kilgore Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jim Fields and Coach John Olive officiating. Burial followed at Concord Cemetery in Tullahoma. KILGORE FUNERAL HOME IN CHARGE OF ARRANGEMENTS.
Graveside services for Mr. Eddie Eugene Duke, age 70, of Manchester, will be conducted at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, October 9, 2013 at New Reddens Cemetery with Bro. Dwight Duckworth officiating. Vis-itation with the family will be from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday at Man-chester Funeral Home. Mr. Duke passed away Monday morning at Medical Center of Manchester. Mr. Duke was born in Smyrna, Tenn., the son of the late William J. and Beatrice Shelton Duke. Before his retire-ment, he was employed at Coey Tanning in Wartrace. He is survived by one brother, Raymond (Carolyn) Duke of Manchester; one sister, Peggy (Jerry) Holden of Tullahoma; three neph-ews, Ronnie Holden, Ricky Duke, and Steve Duke; and two nieces, Dana Morris and Sherry Petty. MAN-CHESTER FUNERAL HOME IS HONORED TO SERVE THE DUKE FAMI-LY. WWW.MANCHESTERFUNERALHOME.COM