Obituaries – May 7, 2014
Mrs. Wilma Dean McMasters, age 81, of Estill Springs, Tennessee, passed away Wednesday morning, April 30, 2014, at her residence. She was born in Manchester, Tennessee, and was the daughter of the late Matt and Maude Walden Jones. She was a homemaker and a member of Turkey Creek Methodist Church. In addition to her parents, she is also preceded in death by four brothers and one sister. She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Hardy McMasters, one son Jeff (Alma) McMasters of Estill Springs, two daughters Beverly (William Michael) Blankenship of Normandy and Peggy Russell of Tullahoma, two sisters Ruby Shelton and Jean Spry, one brother Bill Jones, all of Manchester, two granddaughters Michelle (Justin) Schafer of Meridianville, Alabama, and Valerie Russell of Tullahoma, three grandsons William David Blankenship of Normandy, Joshua Jordan of Nashville, Alex McMasters of Estill Springs, great grandchildren Bryce and Natalie Schafer of Meridianville, Alabama, and Bryson Jordan of Tullahoma. Visitation with the family was 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 3, 2014, in the Tullahoma Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral services began at noon Saturday in the Tullahoma Funeral Home Chapel with Brother Jim Fields officiating. Burial followed in Rose Hill Memorial Gardens in Tullahoma, Tennessee. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.tullahomafuneralhome.com. TULLAHOMA FUNERAL HOME IS HONORED TO SERVE THE FAMILY OF MRS. WILMA DEAN MCMASTERS. WWW.TULLAHOMAFUNERALHOME.COM
Funeral services for Mrs. Patricia Gayle Bush, age 59, of Manchester, will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at Manchester Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. John Partin, Jr. and Bro. Leon Messick officiating. Burial will follow in Hopewell Cemetery. Visitation with the Bush family was from 5-9 p.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home. Mrs. Bush passed away Sunday morning at her residence surrounded by her loving family. Mrs. Bush was born in Winchester, Tennessee, the daughter of the late Willard and Ivy Daniel Morris. She was employed in retail sales at KK’s Pawn Shop for 17 years and was a member of The Begin Life in the Church of Jesus Christ. In addition to her parents, Patricia was also preceded in death by a granddaughter, Danica Gayle. She is survived by her loving husband, James Allen Bush of Manchester; two daughters, Holly Bush and Tiffany and son-in-law Clay Lester, both of Manchester; one brother, Larry Morris of Estill Springs; three sisters, Jodie Doubek of Lutz, Florida, Susan White of Charlotte, North Carolina, and Sharon Treadaway of Adele, Georgia; and four grandchildren, Curtis Cargile, Kyle Cargile, Shelby Lester, and Sarah Lester. MANCHESTER FUNERAL HOME IS HONORED TO SERVE THE BUSH FAMILY. WWW.MANCHESTERFUNERALHOME.COM
Peavyhouse, Lavena Faye Weaver, age 56 of Estill Springs, Tennessee, passed away into rest on May 3, 2014 at the Erlanger Medical Center in Chattanooga. She was a Dental Hygienist with Estill Springs Family Dentistry; a member of the American Dental Association; a member of the Dental Hygiene Association and a member of the New Brick Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by her mother, Margie Finney Weaver; sister, Loretta Kay Weaver and brother, Jeffrey Clay Weaver. She is survived by her loving husband, Col. Martin George Peavyhouse- USAF Ret. of Estill Springs, Tennessee; daughter, Rebecca M. Burgraff and her husband Joe of Estill Springs, Tennessee; son, Anthony M. Peavyhouse of Estill Springs, Tennessee; father, James C. Weaver and his wife Susie of Estill Springs, Tennessee; mother-in-law, Elizabeth A. Peavyhouse of Crossville, Tennessee; six grandchildren, Jacob Micciche, Emily Micciche, Isabella Peavyhouse, Brayden Alford, Joe Burgraff, Jr. and Micah Burgraff; and a host of other relatives and friends. Visitation was 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, May 6, 2014. the funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at the Chapel of Central Funeral Home with Brother Jerry Finney and Brother Bill Williams officiating. Burial will follow at the Rose Hill Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests Memorial Dona-tions be made to the Rheumatoid Arthritis Foundation, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation or the Ronald McDonald House. CENTRAL FUNERAL HOME IN CHARGE OF ARRANGEMENTS.
Johnny B. Scharber, age 70 of Decherd, Tennessee passed from this life on Wednesday, April 30, 2014, at his home. He was born March 4, 1944 in Winchester; the son of the late Thomas William and Ruby Louise (Gifford) Scharber. He was the owner of JBS Express Trucking. Mr. Scharber was preceded in death by siblings, T. Scharber and Parker Scharber. Surviving are son, Bobby (Jerri Ann) Scharber of Pulaski, Tennessee; daughter, Pamela (Chad) Baker of Elkhart, Texas; life companion of 14 years, Gail Lewis of Manchester, Tennessee; sisters, Dot Ricketts, Betty Lesh and Kathy Coffelt; grandchildren, Nicole Hood, Trevor Shannon, Breanna Scharber and TJ Baker. Funeral services were held 11 a.m. Saturday, May 3, 2014 in the Moore-Cortner Chapel with Bro. John Partin, Jr. officiating. Serving as pallbearers were Joey Laymance, Richie Lusk, Nick Partin, Adam Hood, Trevor Shannon and Mikey Dotson. Interment will follow in Franklin Memorial Gardens, Winchester, Tennessee. The family received friends from 5-8 p.m. on Friday, May 2, 2014, at the Moore-Cortner Funeral Home, 300 First Ave. NW, Winchester. (931)967-2222 www.moorecortner.com
Mrs. Darla Gay Travis Ingrum, age 48 of Manchester, Tennessee, passed from this life on Saturday, May 3, 2014. Darla was preceded in death by her father Clifford L. Travis. She is survived by her loving husband Keith Ingrum of Manchester, Tennessee, mother, Frances Eaton Travis of Manchester, Tennessee, one daughter, Lacy Mae Maxwell, one brother, Barry Dean Travis of Manchester, Tennessee, and one nephew Matthew Dalton Travis of Manchester, Tennessee. Mrs. Darla was a member of the Church of Christ. She grew up a cheerleader and was a music enthusiast. Darla enjoyed baking sweets, collecting bells from all over the world, and she adored her pets. She enjoyed watching her humming birds that she affectionately referred to as her “hummers.” Her first and foremost love in this life was being a mother to her daughter Lacy. Her daughter and her family were her life. Graveside services for Mrs. Darla Travis Ingrum will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at Fredonia Cemetery with Brother Milton Stanley officiating. Burial will follow. Visitation will be held from noon-2 p.m. Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at the Coffee County Funeral Chapel, Manchester, Tennessee. We will then go in procession to Fredonia Cemetery for the 2 p.m. graveside service and burial. In lieu of flowers the family request memorial donations be made to the Fredonia Cemetery Fund. Online condolences may be made at www.coffeecountyfuneralchapel.com. COFFEE COUNTY FUNERAL CHAPEL IS HONORED TO SERVE THE FAMILY OF DARLA TRAVIS INGRUM.
Krebs, Joseph William, age 67 of Manchester, Tennessee, passed away on April 28, 2014. Mr. Krebs retired from the United States Postal Service in Las Vegas, Nevada; was a United States Army Vietnam veteran and a former employee of the American Tote Company. He was born in Baltimore, Maryland to his parents, the late Charles Herbert Krebs and Elizabeth Louise Myers Krebs. He was also preceded in death by his first wife, Becky Krebs and second wife, Sylvia Krebs. He is survived by his children, Charles Vincent “Buddy” Krebs and Alex Krebs both of Las Vegas, Nevada, Joseph William Krebs, Jr. of St. Louis, Missouri and Elizabeth Ann Krebs of Chicago, Illinois; 19 grandchildren, three great-grandchildren; brother, Ronald Krebs of Baltimore, Maryland; sisters, Carolyn Floyd of Manchester, Tennessee, Phyllis Floyd and Joyce Kerlin both of Baltimore, Maryland; and a host of other relatives and friends. Services will be in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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Anderson, Bennett Doyle, age 91 of Manchester, Tennessee, passed away on April 29, 2014. Mr. Anderson was born September 26, 1922 in Coffee County, Tennessee to his parents, the late Horace and Bessie Harmon Anderson. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by wife, Odell Haley Anderson; daughter, Martha Ellen; son, James Marlin Anderson; sister, Annie Ruth Trail; brother, Claude Anderson; granddaughter, Sandia Kay Delong; and grandson, Claytin Spurgin. Mr. Anderson was a World War II United States Army veteran participating in battles at Ardemes, the Rhineland and Central Europe. He was a professional carpenter , working at Arnold Engineering Development Center (AEDC) and in the building of the Opryland Hotel in Nashville with the Eastland Construction Company. In addition to his work, he loved spending time with his children and grandchildren, as well as, hunting, fishing and camping. Mr. Anderson is survived by two daughters, Dorothy Evelyn Schultz and her husband Charles of Whitney, Texas and Magdalene Carter and her husband Johnny of Manchester, Tennessee; son, Leland Leon Anderson and his wife Betty of Bell Buckle, Tennessee; sister, Christine Anderson; brother, Nolan Anderson and his wife Mary Ann; nine grandchildren, Jackie, Jeanie, Bobby, Jr., John, Iva, Johnny, Jr., Julie, James and Michael; several great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends. Visitation was 5-8 p.m. Friday, May 2, 2014 at Central Funeral Home. The funeral service was conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 3, 2014 at the Central Funeral Home Chapel with Brother Danny Anderson officiating. Burial followed at the Fredonia Cemetery with United States Army Military Honors. CENTRAL FUNERAL HOME IN CHARGE OF ARRANGEMENTS.
Harris, Richard Cleveland, Jr, age 89 of Hillsboro, Tennessee, passed away into rest on April 27, 2014 at the Erlanger Medical Center in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Mr. Harris was born in Bedford County, Tennessee to his parents, the late Richard C. Harris, Sr. and Kate Driver Harris. He was a faithful member of the Hillsboro Church of Christ, an avid gardener and friend to many people. He is survived by his loving wife, Jeanette T. Harris of Hillsboro, Tennessee; niece, Janice R. Hays of Pinson, Tennessee; and a host of other relatives and friends. Visitation was 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at Central Funeral Home. A graveside service was conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at the Hillsboro U.M.C. Cemetery with Brother Tom Harrison officiating. CENTRAL FUNERAL HOME IN CHARGE OF ARRANGEMENTS.
Powell, Opal Katherin Hickey, age 85, passed away on April 27, 2014 at her home in Manchester, Tennessee. Mrs. Powell was a homemaker, a former member of the Green Thumb Garden Club and a member of the First United Methodist Church in Man-chester. She was born in Lee County, Virginia to her parents, the late Thomas Hickey and Willie Maggie Doughty Hickey. She was also preceded in death by her brother, the late John Doughty, Donald Hickey and Carl Young. Mrs. Powell is survived by her loving husband of 65 years, Dewey Powell of Manchester, Tennessee; son, Robert T. Powell and his wife Shellia of Manchester, Tennessee; daughter, Donna P. Willis and her husband Steve of Manchester, Tennessee; four grandchildren, Alecia Willis of Raleigh, North Carolina, Tyson Powell of Murfreesboro, Tennessee, Sonya Willis Sherrill and her husband Todd of Man-chester, Tennessee and Joshua C. Powell and his wife Allison of Manchester, Tennessee; three great-grandchildren, Haley Koren Sherrill, Kyra Sherrill and Henry Powell; two dear nieces, Ginger and Barbara; and a host of other relatives and friends. Visitation was 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, May 1, 2014 at Central Funeral Home. A graveside service followed at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Rose Hill Memorial Gardens with Reverend Randall T. Brown officiating. CENTRAL FUNERAL HOME IN CHARGE OF ARRANGEMENTS.
Buckner, Mary Opal Bonner, age 87, of Manchester, Tennessee, passed away into rest on May 2, 2014 at the Centennial Medical Center in Nashville. Opal was born on August 9, 1926 in Pelham, Tennessee to her parents, the late Morgan Haskel Bonner and Bethie Hawk Bonner. She was also preceded in death by her sons, James Buckner and Jerry Buckner and brother, Clifton Bonner. She was a faithful member of the Campground Freewill Baptist Church in Pelham, a loving mother, grandmother, sister and friend to many people. Opal loved going to softball games regardless of the weather and watching Titan and Tennessee Vols football. She also enjoyed going to Pigeon Forge, Tennessee and Ft. Walton Beach, Florida whenever possible. She is survived by her daughters, Yvonne Sartain and her husband Willard of Manchester, Tennessee and Shirley Perez and her husband Henry of Wartrace, Tennessee; sons, Dennis Buckner of Pelham, Tennessee and Clarence Buckner and his wife Angie of Hillsboro, Tennessee; one brother, Wayne Bonner and his wife Pauline of Morrison, Tennessee; 17 grandchildren; many great-great-grandchildren; three-great-great-great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends. Visitation was 5-8 p.m. Saturday, May 3, 2014 at the Central Funeral Home in Manchester. The funeral service was conducted at 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 4, 2014 at the Campground Freewill Baptist Church in Pelham, Tennessee. Burial followed at the Bethel Cemetery in Pelham.
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Funeral services for Mrs. Dorothy Vaughn, age 73, of Manchester, were conducted at 2 p.m., Tuesday, May 6 from the Manchester Funeral Home Chapel with Homer Layne and Bishop Davenport officiating. Burial followed in the Manchester City Cemetery. Visitation with the family was from 4-9 p.m., Monday, May 5 at Manchester Funeral Home. Mrs. Vaughn passed this life Saturday evening at Bailey Manor in Manches-ter. Mrs. Vaughn was born in Cannon County, Tennessee the daughter of the late Buford and Eula Powers Bennett. She was a school bus driver for the Coffee County School System for over 30 years and also gave CDL testing certification for many years. Mrs. Vaughn was the owner of “Dot’s Haunted Woods” for many years and gave the proceeds to many charities around Coffee County throughout the years. She also operated several small businesses with her husband. Dot was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Tullahoma. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Paul Lee Vaughn. Her survivors are: one daughter- Lisa Overman of Manchester; two sons- Rusty Vaughn of Manchester, Shane Vaughn of Manchester; eight grandchildren-Dusty (Megan) Vaughn, Misty (Matt) Crosslin, Kristy (Nathan) Cassell, Josh (Jennifer) Overman, Jandi Norton, Teshina (John) Church, Rhett (Tiffany) Vaughn and Cody Vaughn; 16 great grandchildren. MANCHESTER FUNERAL HOME IS HONORED TO SERVE THE VAUGHN FAMILY. WWW.MANCHESTERFUNERALHOME.COM