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James Allison Spencer, 82
Memorial services for Mr. James Allison Spencer, age 82, of Manchester, will be conducted at 11:00 AM on Monday, July 30, 2012 at Antioch Church of Christ in the 16th Model Community of Coffee County, TN with Bro. James Colwell and Bro. Keith Nunley officiating. Mr. Spencer passed away on Monday, July 16 at his residence. Mr. Spencer was born in Coffee County, the son of the late William Murrell and Addie Mae Williams Spencer. He served his country in the U.S. Army and retired in 1988 from AEDC, where he was a photographer. In addition to his parents, Mr. Spencer was also preceded in death by two daughters, Tonya Walker and Treva Clem; three brothers, Charles, William, and Richard Spencer; and a special aunt, Edna Spencer. He is survived by his loving wife, Margaret Ellen Spencer; grandchildren, Ross Walker of Estill Springs, Wesley, Adam and Lacy Nunley, and Ryan and Jayda Brown; two brothers, Ronald Spencer of Ft. Lauderdale, FL and John Spencer of Panama City, FL; and extended family to include Angela (Keith) Nunley of Pelham and Greg (Laura) Brown of Rockvale, TN. Memorial donations may be made to Moore County Senior Citizens, 87 High Street, Lynchburg, TN 37352. Manchester Funeral Home is honored to serve the Spencer family.
Smith, Elizabeth M., of Tullahoma, passed away Sunday, July 22, 2012, her 93rd birthday, at her residence. Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 25 at Hoover’s Grove Church of Christ. Burial will follow at Hoover’s Grove Cemetery. KILGORE FUNERAL HOME IN CHARGE OF ARRANGEMENTS.
Margaret Ann Liveoak, 47
LIVEOAK, Margaret Ann, age 47 of Athens, Alabama passed away on July 20, 2012. She is survived by husband Felix Lee Liveoak of Athens, AL; locally by sister, Cathy Hollister of Manchester, TN; and a host of other relatives and friends. Visitation will be on Saturday, July 28, 2012 from 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. at Central Funeral Home with the Service to follow at 1:00 p.m. Arrangements with CENTRAL FUNERAL HOME. www.centralfuneralhome.com.
Graveside services for Mrs. Evelyn Keeling Koch, age 86 of Manchester were conducted Tuesday, July 24, 2012 at 11:00 AM at Blanton’s Chapel Cemetery with Kirk DeVore, Postulant for Holy Orders officiating. Mrs. Koch passed away Sunday, July 22, 2012 at Raintree Manor in McMinnville, TN. She was born December 31, 1925 in Manchester, the daughter of the late Eugene C. and Minnie E. Buckley Keeling. She was an Administrator in the Food Service Industry. She was a member of Trinity Baptist Church of Manchester. She enjoyed sewing, cooking and making dolls. She loved animals including her dogs and her pet parakeet “Baby”, who lived with her at Raintree Manor. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Harry D. Koch; two brothers Lloyd and Wayne Keeling and one great grandson, Christian Keeling Foote. Mrs. Koch is survived by her daughter, Suzanne Knapik Rutledge of Manchester; two sisters, Polly Wells of Manchester and Zalah Anderson and her husband, Maurice of Manchester; one sister-in-law, Naioma Keeling of Manchester; two grandchildren, Kelly Foote of Manchester and Kirk Devore and his wife, Betsy of Hagerstown, MD and one great granddaughter, Josie Foote. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Blanton’s Chapel Cemetery or Blanton’s Chapel Methodist Church. Online condolences may be made at www.coffeecountyfuneralchapel.com. COFFEE COUNTY FUNERAL CHAPEL IS HONOREDTO SERVE THE FAMILY OF MRS. EVELYN KEELING KOCH.
Dewey Clifton Crosslin, 87
Crosslin, Dewey Clifton, 87, of Manchester, passed away July 11th, 2012 at Harton Regional Medical Center after long illness. Born in Coffee County on October 20th, 1924, he was the son of the late Thurman and Pearl Butler Crosslin. He retired from Goodrich (formerly Cleveland Pneumatic) in Tullahoma and retired after 27 years service. He was member of local 6817 of the United Steel Workers of America. He is survived by his loving wife of 66 years, Mamie Ann Nowlin Crosslin; two daughters, Jo Anne Crosslin Cisneros and her husband Ed of Virginia and Phyllis Crosslin of Manchester; one grandson, Joel Cisneros and his wife Kristen of Virginia; one great-granddaughter, Olivia Cisneros of Virginia; one sister, Bobbie Carden and her husband Winfred “Wimpy” of Manchester; one brother, Norman Crosslin of Ohio; and many nephews, nieces, friends, and neighbors.Mr. Crosslin is preceded in death by one brother, Howard Crosslin; and five sisters, Nellie Davis, Mabel Mason, Aline Bush, Evelyn Burks, and Hazel Crosslin. He will be remembered as a dedicated family man who entertained family and friends alike with his humor. He loved to fish, hunt, and raise cattle. Visitation with the family will be held from 5:00-8:00pm on Saturday, July 14th, 2012 at Kilgore Funeral Home, where services will be conducted in the Chapel at 2:00pm on Sunday, July 15th, 2012 with Bro. Charles Williams officiating. Burial will follow in the New Reddens Chapel Cemetery. Kilgore Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.(931)455-0677 (phone)(931)455-4677 (fax)www.kilgorefuneralhometullahoma.com.
Gore, Bradley Allen, of Tullahoma, passed this life on Wednesday, July 18th, 2012 at Centennial Medical Center in Nashville, TN at the age of 32. Born in Tullahoma, Tennessee to Kenneth and Ann Gore, Bradley was a graduate of Moore County High School and Middle Tennessee State University. He worked as an office manager for Dr. Glenn Davis in Manchester and was a member of the Estill Springs Church of the Nazarene. Mr. Gore is preceded in death by his grandparents, F.E. and Bessie Gore, and Hobert and Estia Hill. In addition to his parents, Bradley is survived by his wife Andrea Gore; one daughter, Anzleigh Gore; and one unborn child all of Tullahoma; one brother, Mitchell Gore and wife Ashley of Tullahoma; one sister, Cindy Jones and husband Chris of Tullahoma; In-Laws, Wanda and Donald Russell of Tullahoma and John Kelley of Lynchburg; Brother-In-Law, John T. Kelley and wife Jessica of Tullahoma; nieces and nephews, Faith and Ethan Jones, Aubreigh Harris, Sara Beth, Kirkland and Brayden Kelley . Visitation for Mr. Gore was held on Friday, July 20th, 2012 at Kilgore Funeral Home from 5:00-8:00pm. The funeral service was Saturday, July 21st, 2012 at 11:00am at the Estill Springs Church of the Nazarene with Rev. Matt Hastings officiating. Burial will follow at Rose Hill Memorial Gardens. For those who wish, donations may be made to the Estill Springs Church of the Nazarene. KILGORE FUNERAL HOME IN CHARGE OF ARRANGEMENTS.
Edith Pauline Lewis Chadwell, 85
Chadwell, Edith Pauline Lewis, or Tullahoma, passed away Saturday, July 14, 2012 at Harton Regional Medical Center in Tullahoma. Funeral service was at 8 p.m. July 16. Graveside service was July 17 at Rose Hill Memorial Gardens. KILGORE FUNERAL HOME IN CHARGE OF ARRANGEMENTS.
Virginia Gillespie Lee, 88
LEE, Virginia Gillespie, age 88 of Manchester, Tennessee, passed away on July 15, 2012 at the Southern Tennessee Medical Center in Winchester, TN. She was born on September 1, 1923 in St. Paul, Minnesota to her parents, the late Ross Gillespie and Mattie Klinge Gillespie. She is survived by her daughter, Margaret L. Cunningham and her husband Steve of Manchester, TN; son, Kenneth Lee of Denver, Colorado; three grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Visitation was on Saturday morning, July 21, 2012 from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. at Central Funeral Home. A Graveside Service followed on Saturday at 12:00 p.m. (Noon) at the Wesley Chapel Cemetery near Viola, TN with Brother Benny Benjamin officiating. Arrangements with CENTRAL FUNERAL HOME of Manchester, TN. www.centralfuneralhome.com.