Obituaries – Nov. 20, 2013
McMahan, Marcus Bryan, 62, of Manchester and Murfreesboro passed away Saturday Nov. 16, 2013 at Alive Hospice. He was born June 23, 1952 in Manchester Tenn. Preceded in death by wife Andrea Clark McMahan, father Lloyd McMahan, Jr., grandparents: Lloyd McMahan, Sr. & Lizzie Mae; Dewey and Pearl Spears. Survived by mother Margoline McMahan Holmes, sister Brada and Mike Conklin, brother Barry & Rhonda McMahan; loving step daughter Tiffany and Chris Treadway and grandchildren Chloe and Maddux; nephew Jerry and Julie Eaton, great niece Sara, great nephew Drew; nephew Jeff and Angie Eaton, great niece Emily and great nephew Connor and many aunts, uncles, cousins, sisters and brother-in laws. Visitation and a memorial service will be held from 1-3 p.m. Saturday Nov. 23 at Red Hill Church of Christ 2839 Hillsboro Hwy, Manchester TN 37355. The family would like to thank Dr Robert Knox and the nursing staff at St Thomas Rutherford for their compassionate care. The family would also like to thank the wonderful, lov-ing staff at Alive Hospice Nashville. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Bryan’s name to Alive Hospice Nashville 1718 Patterson St Nashville TN 37203-9658.
Summitt, Russell Albert Charles, Sr., age 62 of Manchester, Tennessee, passed away on November 17, 2013 at the Alive Hos-pice in Nashville. Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. on Wednesday, November 20, 2013. The funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Thursday November 21, 2013 from the Chapel of Central Funeral Home. Burial will follow at the Duncan Cemetery. CENTRAL FUNERAL HOME IN CHARGE OF ARRANGEMENTS.
Davis, Frances J. Minor, age 76 of Manchester, Tennessee, passed away on November 16, 2013 at the Manchester Health Care Center. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, November 20, 2013 The funeral ser-vice will follow at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, November 20, 2013 from the Chapel of Central Funeral Home. Burial will be at the Farrah Hill Cemetery. CENTRAL FUNERAL HOME IN CHARGE OF ARRANGEMENTS.
Holdaway, Sandra Kay, age 50 of Manchester, Tennessee, passed away on November 15, 2013. Sandra was a homemaker and a member of the Pentecostal Assembly of Nashville. She was preceded in death by her father, the late Clyde Olin Jernigan. She is survived by her loving husband, David Wayne Holdaway of Manchester, Tenn.; mother, Clara May Stacey Jernigan of Manchester, Tenn.; children, Helen Ann Bashaw (Aaron), Joshua David Holdaway, Elizabeth Holdaway and Rebekkah Holdaway; brother, Kenneth Olin Jernigan (Pat) of Noah, Tenn.; niece, Christa Lynn Gans (Joey) of Noah; nephew, Andrew Olin Jer-nigan of Noah; and a host of other relatives and friends. Visitation was from 5-8 p.m. on Monday, November 18, 2013. The funeral service was conducted at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, November 19, 2013 from the Chapel of Central Funeral Home. Burial followed at the Gilley Hill Cemetery. CENTRAL FUNERAL HOME IN CHARGE OF ARRANGEMENTS.
Esleck, Louise Brandon, age 84, former Manchester, Tennessee resident, passed into rest on November 12, 2013 in Birmingham, Alabama. Mrs. Esleck was a secretary at Westwood Junior High School in Manchester until her retirement and a member of the First Baptist Church in Manchester. She was preceded in death by her husband, Foster Lee Esleck; children, Emily Esleck and Angela Esleck; parents, Palmer B. Brandon and Fannie Laughlin Bran-don; sisters, Mildred Brandon Guy and Crystal Brandon Baker; and brothers, Homer Brandon, Ward Brandon and Joe Brandon. Mrs. Esleck is survived by her children, David L. Esleck and his wife Elizabeth C. of Richmond, Virginia and Fred L. Esleck and his wife Sue H. of Birmingham, Alabama; sisters, Dorothy Plattner and Betty Horton; brothers, Ewin Brandon, Lynn Brandon, Fred Brandon and Gerald Brandon; five grandchildren, Emily Ellen Esleck, Brandon James Lee Esleck, Boyd Lee Esleck, Devin Lee Esleck and Christian Lee Esleck; numerous nieces, nephews, grand-nieces and grand-nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends. Visitation was from 5-8 p.m. on Friday evening, No-vember 15, 2013 at Central Funeral Home in Manchester. The funeral service was conducted at 11 a.m. on Saturday morning, November 16, 2013 at the First Baptist Church in Manchester with Dr. Brenton Cox officiating. Interment followed at the Rose Hill Memorial Gardens. CENTRAL FUNERAL HOME IN CHARGE OF ARRANGEMENTS.
Swanson, Carl John, age 56 of Manchester, Tennessee, passed away on Monday, November 11, 2013 at the St. Thomas Middle Tennessee Medical Center in Murfreesboro. Mr. Swanson had retired from the United States Army National Guard after twenty years of service and was an Operation Iraqi Freedom Veteran. He was a member of the Grace Baptist Church in Manchester. He was born in Granite City, Illinois and was preceded in death by his father, the late Walter Clarence Swanson. He is survived by his mother, Wanda June Lawson Swanson of Manchester, Tenn.; children, Carla J. Trail and husband Shawn of Manchester, Tenn., Jenna P. Morris and husband Al of Manchester, Tenn., Adam R. Seivers of Lynchburg, Tenn. and Cody B. Seivers of Manchester, Tenn.; sister, Rebecca A. Marlow of Hillsboro, Tenn.; brothers, Eric S. Swanson (Kathy) and Paul W. Swanson both of Manchester, Tenn.; six grandchildren, Brayden Trail, Cayden Trail, Dylen Trail, Carter Trail, Emery Trail and Destin Morris all of Manchester, Tenn.; and a host of other relatives and friends. Visitation was on Wednesday, November 13, 2013 from 5-8 p.m. The funeral service was conducted at 1 p.m. on Thursday, November 14, 2013 from the Chapel of Central Funeral Home with Brother Jeff Bailey officiating. Burial followed at the Rose Hill Memorial Gardens with Military Honors. CENTRAL FUNERAL HOME IN CHARGE OF ARRANGEMENTS.