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Obituaries – Jan. 21, 2014

Posted on Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at 7:00 am


Muse, James Leon, age 84 of Manchester, Tennessee, entered into rest on January 20, 2014 at the NHC Healthcare in McMinnville, Tennessee. Mr. Muse was retired from the United Regional Medical Center as Hospital Administrator; a member of the Tennessee Hospital Association; a member of the Manchester Rotary Club and was of the Presbyterian Faith. He was born in Aberdeen, NC to his parents, the late Myrd James Muse and Alma Lee Crutchfield Muse. He is survived by his loving wife, Elizabeth Page Sugg Muse of Manchester, Tenn.; son, Blaine A. Muse and his wife Dianne of Kissimmee, Fla.; daughters, Sharron M. Martin, Lisa Woods and her husband Chip and Jean Wright all of Manchester, Tenn.; six grandchildren, Jonathan Muse (Adrianne), Meredith Luaders (Tony), Christian Woods, Abby Woods, Ashley Woods and Cooper Woods; two great-grandchildren, Jackson Muse and Jordyn Muse; and a host of other relatives and friends. Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. on Wednesday, January 22, 2014. The funeral service will follow the visitation at 7 p.m. on Wednesday¬† from the Chapel of Central Funeral Home. Burial will be at the Bethesda Cemetery in Aberdeen, N.C. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests, Memorial Donations be made to the “NHC- The Angel Program” P.O. Box 528, McMinnville, TN 37111. CENTRAL FUNERAL HOME OF MANCHESTER, TN IN CHARGE OF ARRANGEMENTS.


Margie Lee Thornberry, age 62, of Manchester, passed away on Wednesday, January 15, 2014 at Centennial Medical Center in Nashville. Visitation with the family will be conducted from 5-8 p.m. on Thursday, January 23, 2014 at Manchester Funeral Home. MANCHESTER FUNERAL HOME IS HONORED TO SERVE THE THORNBERRY FAMILY.


Mrs. Mary Parker McCollough, 90, of Manchester died Sunday, January 19th at her home. She was a native of Coffee County; former employee of Haynes Hardware in Murfreesboro; a homemaker and a member of Gossburg Cumberland Presbyterian Church. She loved arranging flowers for family, friends and her Church and was affectionately known as HoHo by family and friends. She was the daughter of the late Odie Nelson and Eula Pearl Fults Parker and the wife of the late William Earl McCollough. She is survived by three daughters, Nancy Fox of Manchester, Jill Brown of Franklin, Molly (Terry) Lamunyon of Cleveland, Tennessee; sister, Madge (Charles) Cares of Murfreesboro; eight Grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 22, at Hillcrest Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens. Visitation was 4-8 p.m. Tuesday evening.


Denlinger, Donovan M., age 23 of Pompano Beach, Florida, died on January 11, 2014 in Manchester, Ten-nessee. No local services in Manchester, Tenn. are scheduled. CENTRAL FUNERAL HOME IN CHARGE OF ARRANGEMENTS


Wade, Dylan Matthew, age 21, of Manchester, Tennessee, passed into eternal rest on January 14, 2014. Dylan will be fondly remembered as one who was full of life and a “big cut up” and enjoyed making people laugh. He loved his family very much and his family meant everything to him.Dylan attended the Bible Church in Manchester. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Virgil and Inez Phipps and Geneva and Charles Wade and brother, Shane Brown. He was born on December 5, 1992 in McMinnville, Tenn. to his parents Bobby Joe Wade and Betty Faye Phipps Wade who survive. In addition to his parents, Dylan is survived by his brother Ryan Lowe of Manchester, Tenn.; sisters, Jennifer Corvin and Michelle Corvin both of Manchester, Tenn., Sonya Wade of Sand Mountain, Ala., Shawna Wade and Shawnda Wade both of Manchester, Tenn.; uncles and aunts, John Elbert Phipps, Danny Phipps and Randy and Theresa Wade, William and Loretta Bohanan, and Mike and Jerry Wade; cousins, Josh Phipps, Tim Bohanan, Amanda Lusk, Travis Davis; friends Shawn Holmes and Houston Gipson; and a host of other relatives and friends. Visitation was 5-8 p.m. Friday, January 17, 2014. The funeral service was conducted at noon Saturday, January 18, 2014 from the Chapel of Central Funeral Home with Reverend Vernon Wagoner and Brother Larry Huling officiating. Burial followed at the Ragsdale Cemetery in Manchester. CENTRAL FUNERAL HOME IN CHARGE OF ARRANGEMENTS.


Floyd, Electra Christine, age 87 of Manchester, Tennessee, passed away on January 14, 2014 at the Centennial Medical Center in Nashville. She was a retired auto worker, homemaker and member of the Manchester Church of Christ. She was born in Woodbury, Tenn. to her parents, the late Oscar Ellis Bugg and Myra Aspen Smithson Bugg; sister, Mary Ellis Newhouse; and brother, Paul Bugg. Mrs. Floyd is survived by her loving husband, Roy E. Floyd of Manchester, Tenn.; daughter, Dorothy B. Collingham and her husband Dale of Pinckney, Michigan; sisters, Juel McConnell (Doyle) of Manchester, Tenn. and Elizabeth Hartsfield (Ben) of Woodbury, Tenn.; brother Alford Bugg (Fran) of Woodbury, Tenn.; four grandchildren, Chris Collingham, Brian Collingham, Kim Collingham and Tommy Lathers; four great-grandchildren, Samantha Mulddon, Erin Collingham, Hayden Collingham and Mira Collingham; and host of relatives and friends. Visitation was 5-8 p.m. Thursday, January 16, 2014. The funeral service was conducted at noon on Friday, January 17, 2014 from the Chapel of Central Funeral Home with Brothers Terrell Bunting and Al Bugg, Jr. officiating. Burial followed at the Rose Hill Memorial Gardens. CENTRAL FUNERAL HOME OF MANCHESTER, TN IN CHARGE OF ARRANGEMENTS.


James Robert Byrd, age 33 of Sewanee, Tennessee passed away on Wednesday, January 15, 2014, in Winchester. He was born January 18, 1980 in Winchester; he was the son of Bobby Byrd and Susan Reed. He was a 1998 graduate of Franklin County High School, a member of the New Beginnings Church in Sewanee and was em-ployed by Tepro. James was preceded in death by his grandparents, Charles and Anne Reed and grandfather, Gilliam Byrd.Surviving are father, Bobby Byrd of Tullahoma, Tenn.; mother, Susan Reed of Sewanee, Tenn.; step-mother, Sheila Byrd; son, Dylan Byrd of Sewanee, Tenn.; daughter, Zoey Byrd of Sewanee, Tenn.; brother, Charles Byrd; step-brother, Christopher Harden; step-sister, Robyn Wright; grandmother, Annie Byrd; and niece, Lily Byrd.  Funeral services were held 3 p.m. Sunday, January 19, 2014 in the Moore-Cortner Chapel with Pastor Mickey Henley officiating. Interment followed in Eastern Star Cemetery, Sewanee, Tenn. The family received friends from 1-3 p.m. on Sunday at the Moore-Cortner Funeral Home, 300 First Ave. NW, Winchester. (931)967-2222


Jason Peter Meeks, age 38, of Hillsboro, Tennessee, passed away Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at Medical Center of Manchester. Survivors include his parents, Ronald and Laura Meeks, Hillsboro, Tennessee; brothers, Ryan (Julia) Meeks, Springfield, Tennessee; Nathan Meeks, Knoxville, Tennessee; Darren (Jennifer) Meeks, Shelbyville, Tennessee; sister, JacQui Johnson, Hillsboro, Tennessee; Maternal grandfather, Raymond Bernard, Las Vegas, Nevada; five nieces and two nephews. Graveside service were held 2 p.m. Friday, January 17, 2014, in the Bethel Cemetery, Pelham, Tennessee with Reverend De Hennessey officiating. Funeral arrangements are provided by Cumberland Funeral Home, 207 Mabee Avenue, Monteagle, Tennessee, (931)924-2381.