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OBITUARIES – June 18, 2014

Posted on Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at 5:00 pm


Funeral services for Mr. Johnny Howard Cargile, age 64, of Lewisburg, West Virginia, formerly of Coffee County, Tennessee, will be conducted at 1 p.m. on Thursday, June 19, 2014 at Manchester Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Marvin Davenport officiating. Burial will follow in Mt. Carmel Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be 10 a.m. until time of service Thursday at the funeral home. Mr. Cargile passed away on Thursday, June 12, 2014 in Lewisburg, West Virginia. Mr. Cargile was born in Coffee County, Tennessee, the son of the late Johnnie and Evia Freeman Cargile. He was formerly employed in the construction business. He served his country in the U.S. Army. Johnny enjoyed fishing, hunting, and Nascar, and was of the Baptist faith. In addition to his parents, Mr. Cargile was also preceded in death by a nephew, Phillip Jason Claybourn. He is survived by one daughter, Gina R. Rich of New Jersey; one grandchild, Teagan Carroll; one sister, Linda (Phillip) Claybourn of Morrison, Tennessee; one niece, Brenda (Terry) Heilmann of Manchester; and great nieces and nephews, Ryan, Kyler, and Ashley. MANCHESTER FUNERAL HOME IS HONORED TO SERVE THE CARGILE FAMILY



McGuire, Phillip Dale, age 64, passed away on June 11, 2014 at his home in Manchester, Tennessee. He was born in Manchester, Tennessee to his parents, the late Samuel McGuire and Evelyn Johnston McGuire and was also preceded in death by his sister, the late Phyllis Ann McGuire. Phillip is survived by his aunt, Beverly Harrison of Smyrna, Tennessee; cousins, James R. Lowry of Manchester, Tennessee,  Roger (Shirley) Lowry of Manchester, Tennessee and Walter Leroy of Manchester, Tennessee; and a host of friends and loved ones. A graveside service was conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, June 13, 2014 at the Fredonia Cemetery in Manchester with Pastor Howard Welch officiating. CENTRAL FUNERAL HOME IN CHARGE OF ARRANGEMENTS.


Powell, Dewey, age 88 of Manchester, Tennessee, passed away on June 10, 2014 at the Life Care Center of Tullahoma. Mr. Powell, a University of Tennessee graduate, was a retired Electrical Engineer with Arnold Engineering Development Center (AEDC); 60 year member of the IBEW; member of the First United Methodist Church in Manchester and a member of the Woodsmen of the World;past City of Manchester Vice Mayor, Alderman, and City Planning Commission Board member. Mr. Powell was a World War II United States Army Air Corps veteran and also a Contractor and land developer who enjoyed UT sports, gardening and his Koi fish. He was born in Peter’s Landing, TN to his parents, the late Robert Powell and Clara Myrtle Knight Powell. He was also preceded in death by his wife Opal H. Powell who recently passed away in 2014 and a sister, Patricia Powell. He is survived by his son, Robert T. Powell and his wife Shellia of Manchester, Tennessee; daughter, Donna P. Willis and her husband Steve of Manchester, Tennessee; sister, Jeanne M. Powell of Manchester, Tennessee; two brothers, John T. Powell (Kathy) of Murfreesboro, Tennessee and Franklin D. Powell (Rose) of Orange Park, Florida;  four grandchildren, Alecia Willis of Raleigh, NC, Tyson Powell of Murfreesboro, Tennessee, Sonya Sherrill (Todd) of Manchester, Tennessee and Joshua C. Powell (Ali-son) of Manchester, Tennessee; three great-grandchildren, Haley Koren Sherrill, Kyra Sherrill and Henry Powell; and a host of other relatives and friends. Visitation was 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, June 14, 2014 at Central Funeral Home in Manchester. A graveside service followed at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 14, 2014 at the Rose Hill Memorial Gardens with the Reverend Randall  T. Brown officiating.



Thomas Price Saine, 72, passed away on December 5, 2013. He was born on March 8, 1941 in Brooklyn, New York to Evelyn Meadows Saine and Clarence Price Saine. He is survived by sons Peter and Jeremy Saine, sisters Susan Dignam and Martha Saine, and by brother Robert Saine. He began his career at Yale, his undergraduate and graduate alma mater, where he taught as assistant and associate professor of German from 1969-1975. After two terms as visiting professor at the University of Cincinnati, Saine moved to the University of California, Irvine. At UCI, he spent a long career as an internationally known scholar of 18th Century German literature and culture, serving also as chair of the German Department from 1976 to 1987. He was one of the founders of the now well-established Goethe Society of North America and the founding editor of the Goethe Yearbook, an important venue for Eighteenth-Century Studies, which he edited from 1982-1999. Author of numerous books and articles and recipient of distinguished grants and many accolades, he was a strong advocate for German Studies in the United States and an accomplished practitioner of that discipline. In his retirement he moved to Plano, Texas, to be near his family members, where he spent his time trying out recipes and taking care of his three Scottish terriers. He will be dearly missed, but we will always be grateful for the wisdom and kindness he always had to share with us, and the boyish spark he never lost. Services will be held at the Manchester Funeral Home on at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 21.


Private family services will be held for Mr. David Ray Posten, age 66 of Beech Grove. Mr. Posten passed away Friday, May 30, 2014 at St. Thomas Rutherford in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, surrounded by his loving family. David was born May 9, 1948 in Alabama. In 1967 David joined the United States Navy and served his country until his discharge in July of 1971.   During his service, David was awarded the National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, and the Meritorious Unit Commendation Ribbon. Mr. Posten is survived by his loving wife Kathleen I. Posten; one daughter, Misty Bennett; one sister, Brenda Craig of Blue Grass, Iowa; three sons, Terry Posten, Dave Posten, and Ber Wilford, all of Davenport, Iowa; and grandchildren. Online condolences may be made at COFFEE COUNTY FUNERAL CHAPEL IS HONORED TO SERVE THE FAMILY OF MR. DAVID RAY POSTEN.


Funeral services for Mr. Wagoner Huey Bare, Jr., age 84, of Hillsboro, Tennessee, were conducted at 11 a.m. on Friday, June 13, 2014 at Manchester Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed at Rutledge Hill Cemetery. Visitation with the family was from 5-8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Mr. Bare passed away peacefully Tuesday evening at his residence, surrounded by his loving family. Mr. Bare was born in Burnwell, West Virginia, the son of the late Wagoner H. and Anna Mae Hughes Bare. He served his country as a TSgt in the United States Air Force during the Korean War and retired in 1967 with twenty years of service. He was also em-ployed at Sain Construction Company and Allied Security. He was a member of the Church of the Good Shepherd. Mr. Bare is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Jessie Long Bare of Hillsboro; four sons, Wagoner H. “Ted” (Rita K.) Bare of Hillsboro, James David (Shari) Bare of Wildwood, Florida, Danny Ray (Shane) Bare of Beech Grove, and Phillip Matthew (Misty Valentine) Bare of Manchester; one daughter, Teresa Lynn (Stephen) Boyett of Tullahoma; one brother, Lanny Ross Bare of Charleston, West Virginia; two sisters, Patsy Goff of Cape Coral, Florida and Betsy Folden of Blacksburg, Virginia; eight grandchildren, Christopher Allen Boyett, Aaron Boyett, Josh Bare, Tosha Bare, David Bare, Jr., Danny Bare, Jr., Ashley Bare and McKenzie Bare; and 13 great grandchildren. The family suggests memorial donations be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, 223 Rosa L. Parks Ave., Ste. 301, Nashville, TN  37203 or the VFW, 130 Shelton Road, Manchester, TN  37355. MANCHESTER FUNERAL HOME IS HONORED TO SERVE THE BARE FAMILY. WWW.MANCHESTERFUNERALHOME.COM


Funeral services for Mrs. Willie Mae Bates, age 95, of Trufant, Michigan, formerly of Manchester, were conducted at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 14, 2014 at Manchester Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in Rose Hill Memorial Gardens. Visitation with the family was from 4-8 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home. Mrs. Bates passed away Monday at her daughter’s home in Trufant, Michigan. Mrs. Bates was born in Huntsville, Alabama, the daughter of the late Ollie Patton and Sarah Caroline Boyett. She married Sam Bates in Huntsville, Alabama and moved to Tennessee until 2002, when she moved to Belleville, Michigan. She enjoyed knitting, crocheting, sewing, and gardening and was a member of the Church of Christ in New Boston. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Bates was also preceded in death by her loving husband, Sam Bates, who passed away in 2003, six brothers and sisters, one grandson and one granddaughter. She was a loving mother of eight children, Hazel (Billy Frank) Henley, Betty (Joseph) McMahan, Carl (Gloria) Bates, Doris Ciatto, Linda (Larry) Burgess, Sondra (Gerald) Reed, Phillip (Paulette) Bates, and Karen (Mark) Kasprzky; fond grandmother of 24 grandchildren, 33 great grandchildren, and 8 great, great grandchildren. She is also survived by one sister, Margaret Henley. The family requests memorial donations be made to Spectrum Health Hospice Foundation, 4500 Brenton Road, SE, Grand Rapids, MI  49508. MANCHESTER FUNERAL HOME IS HONORED TO SERVE THE BATES FAMILY. WWW.MANCHESTERFUNERALHOME.COM


Evelyn Meadows Saine, 98, passed away May 7, 2014. She was born on November 3, 1915 in Manchester, Tennessee to Joseph L. and Pearl C. Meadows. She is preceded in death by her husband C. Price Saine, son Thomas P. Saine, brothers Leon and Charles Meadows and sister Kathryn M. Adams. She is survived by daughter Susan S. Dignam and husband David, son Robert E. Saine and wife Kathleen, daughter Martha H. Saine, and grandsons Peter and Jeremy Saine. Evelyn was a graduate of Middle Tennessee State Teachers College, earning her Bachelor’s Degree and teaching certificate. She taught high school chemistry for 18 years, the last school being J.J. Pearce in Richardson, Texas. Evelyn and her husband, Price, retired and moved back to Manchester in 1976. She enjoyed retirement with her different projects such as quilting, knitting, and canning produce from their large garden. She also enjoyed trips to many countries all over the world. Evelyn moved to Dallas in 1998 to be closer to her family. She lived at Presbyterian Village North and made many new friends there. She continued her knitting and also made stuffed toys that were given to patients at Children’s Medical Center of Dallas. She will be dearly missed but we will always remember and be comforted by the memories of the many happy and loving moments we shared with her. Visitation will be held from 12 – 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 22, at Manchester Funeral Home and funeral services will be held at 2 p.m.. Burial will be in the Manchester City Cemetery immediately following the service. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the American Heart Association.