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OBITUARIES – May 21, 2014

Posted on Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 7:05 am


Mr. Anthony Glen Totherow, age 57 of Morrison, Tennessee passed away, Friday, May 16, 2014 at the Medical Center of Manchester. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at the Daves-Culbertson Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. David Stockton officiating. Burial followed at Summitville Cemetery. Visitation with the family was noon until time of services Tuesday at Daves-Culbertson Funeral Home. A native of Manchester, he was the son of the late Charles Totherow and Bessie Fults Totherow of Manchester. He had worked for   M C A Sign Company of Manchester for seven years. He had also worked at Adam’s Market. He was a reserve officer for the Coffee County Sheriff’s Department for several years. He enjoyed spending time with his grandkids, coloring, reading and teach-ing them new things. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by one brother, Kenneth Totherow. In addition to his mother, he is survived by his loving wife of 35 years, Bonnie Carr Totherow, one daughter, Christine Totherow; four grandchildren, Christopher Hunter Totherow, Tristen Xavier Totherow, Jasmine Americus Mikayla Totherow-Hackney, Chazmyn Isabella Nykayla Totherow-Hackney; six sisters, Frienda, Abby, Anita and Gloria Totherow,  all of Manchester, Luverta Totherow of Chattanooga, and Faye Shrum of Monteagle; four brothers, Bearl, Chester, George and Ronnie Totherow, all of Manchester and special friend, Kathy Rankhorn. Online condolences may be made at DAVES-CULBERSTON FUNERAL HOME IS IN CHARGE OF ARRANGEMENTS.


Funeral services for Mrs. Mattie Pauline Buttrey, age 90, of Manchester, were conducted at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at Manchester Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Ralph Hart officiating. Burial followed in Rose Hill Memorial Gardens. Visitation with the family was from 5-9 p.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home. Mrs. Buttrey passed away Monday morning at her residence. Mrs. Buttrey was born in Coffee County, Tennessee, the daughter of the late John Daniel and Mattie Irene Cates McCullough. She was a member of Red Hill Church of Christ. Through the years, she had been employed at Camp Forest, Tutts Cleaners, and Tennessee Overall. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Elmer Buttrey; two sisters, Betty M. Simmons and Pearl Adcock; and seven brothers, Aubrey, Buford, Oscar, Bobby, Jack, James, and L.D. McCullough.  Mrs. Buttrey is survived by three sisters, Jean (Morris) Floyd of Manchester, Hazel Duke of Beech grove, and Ann (Kenneth) Haynes of Tracy City; four brothers, Joe (Edith) McCullough, J.D. McCullough, W.J. (June) McCullough, all of Manchester, and Granville McCullough of Georgia; three step-children, Billy (Jean) Buttrey, Ricky (Tammy) Buttrey, and Harlan Buttrey; several nieces and nephews; and a special friend and caregiver, Pam Jones. MANCHESTER FUNERAL HOME IS HONORED TO SERVE THE BUTTREY FAMILY. WWW.MANCHESTERFUNERALHOME.COM


Mr. Leslie Keith Redmon, age 73, of Manchester, Tennessee, passed from this life on Monday, May 12, 2014 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee, surrounded by his loving family. Leslie was preceded in death by his mother, Mary Magdalene Taylor and one brother, Donnie Frances Nicolo. He is survived by his loving wife, Debbie Ann Redmon, of Manchester, Tennessee; two sons Thomas Redmon and wife, Loraine, of Tullahoma, Tennessee and John Redmon of Murfreesboro, Tennessee; two daughters, Myra Jane Raines and husband, Paul, of Indianapolis, Indiana and Amy May Redmon of Murfreesboro, Tennessee; eight grandchildren; and 10 great grandchildren. Mr. Redmon was a member of the Temple Baptist Church in Manchester, Tennessee. He was a 30-year career accountant. Les loved his time outdoors, walking the greenway and boating. His passion for photography captured the beauty of life as he saw it and his love for reading fed his imagination. Graveside services for Mr. Leslie Redmon will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 22, 2014 at the Ragsdale Cemetery in Manchester, Tennessee, with Pastor Frank Bell officiating. Inurnment will follow. Online condolences may be made at COFFEE COUNTY FUNERAL CHAPEL IS HONORED TO SERVE THE FAMILY OF MR. LESLIE KEITH REDMON.


Aileen Burnett Lane, of Tullahoma, passed this life on Thursday, May 15, 2014 at St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital in Murfreesboro at the age of 88. Mrs. Lane was born in Hillsboro, Tennessee to the late John Harvey and Marjorie Conry Burnett. In her adult life, she worked as a bookkeeper for the Southern Standard newspaper and WBMC radio in McMinnville. Mrs. Lane married the late Eugene Lane and they lived their life in Hillsboro, but got to see much of the country after their retirements. She was an active member in several clubs, including her Coffee County High School graduation Class of 1943, the Golden Girls, and the Dessert and Giggles Group. She was a member of the Hillsboro First United Methodist Church, but usually attended Sunday morning services at Morning Pointe, where she had been a resident for several years before her passing. In addition to her parents and husband, Mrs. Lane was preceded in death by her son-in-law, Rickey Peek, and her sister, Nell Vanatta. She is survived by two daughters, Dian Peek Rayfield and her husband Terry of Tullahoma, and Gayle Spencer and her husband Larry of Chattanooga; two sons, Charles B. Sartin of Murfreesboro, and Philip Sartin and his wife Phyllis of Bell Buckle; twelve grandchildren: Katie Peek Smith, Hunter Peek, Kevin Herndon, Amy Coady, Ash-ley Sartin, Misti Jackson-Derringer, Nathan Sartin, Joshua Sartin, Caleb Sartin, Hannah Sartin, Jill Rayfield and Natalie Rayfield; six great-grandchildren: Lindsay Herndon, Justin Herndon, Madeline Coady, Liza Grace Jackson, Avery Grace Smith and Hagan Derringer. Visitation for Mrs. Lane was held 5-8 p.m. on Saturday, May 17, 2014 at Kilgore Funeral Home. Funeral services were held 1 p.m. on Sunday, May 18, 2014 in the Kilgore Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Paul Purdue and Rev. Mark Ashley officiating. Entombment followed at Rose Hill Memorial Gardens. KILGORE FUNERAL HOME IN CHARGE OF ARRANGEMENTS.


Graveside services for Mr. Christopher Douglas Parker, age 79, of Snellville, Georgia, were conducted at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 17, 2014 at the Parker Family Cemetery in the Goosepond Community of Coffee County, Tennessee.  Mr. Parker passed away at Embracing Hospice in Snellville, Georgia on May 11, 2014. Mr. Parker was born in Coffee County, Tennessee, the son of the late Orman and Inez Leek Parker. He graduated from Manchester Central High School, lettering in football, wrestling, and baseball. He attended University of Chattanooga on a football scholarship.  He served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps, being honorably discharged as a Staff Sergeant. After graduating from Middle Tennessee State University, Mr. Parker taught high school math and social studies in Jacksonville, Florida.  He also worked as a parole/probation officer in Starke, Florida.  Mr. Parker rose to assistant district director for the Georgia Dept. of Vocational Rehabilitation while attending law school. After graduating from John Marshall Law School in Atlanta, Georgia, he practiced law for the remainder of his life in Atlanta and Tucker, Georgia. He obtained his real estate broker license and taught real estate preparation classes. He was past president/chairman of Jaycees, as well as being involved with the March of Dimes and Heart Fund. He was also a past trustee at the First Christian Church of Atlanta.  Mr. Parker’s ready wit, unending wellspring of talents, and gentle nature will be sorely missed by all who came to know him. In addition to his parents, Mr. Parker was also preceded in death by four siblings, Orman, Jr., Bernice, Mildred, and Phyliss. He is survived by his son, Douglas Parker of California, and one brother, Austin Parker. MANCHESTER FUNERAL HOME IS HONORED TO SERVE THE PARKER FAMILY. WWW.MANCHESTERFUNERALHOME.COM


Wiser, Jerry Wayne, age 38, of Beech Grove, Tennessee, passed away on May 12, 2014. He was a timber cutter who loved his family and enjoyed fishing, music and the outdoors. He was born in Manchester, Tennessee to his father, the late Boss Wiser, Jr.  and mother, Jesse B. Majors Wiser-Crigger (Wayne) of Shelbyville, Tennessee, who survives. In addition to his mother, Jerry is also survived by his loving wife, Jesse Nichole Spry Wiser of Beech Grove, Tennessee; children, Alexis M. Rhoton and Allison N. Rhoton both of Manchester, Tennessee; sister, Shirley A. Wiser; niece, Amber Nicole Ash; nephew, Alex Ash; great-niece, Alyss Ash; great-nephew, Alonzo Ash; and a host of other relatives and friends. Visitation was on Friday, May 16, 2014 from 11 a.m.  –  1 p.m. The funeral service was conducted following the visitation at 1 p.m. Friday from the Chapel of Central Funeral Home with Pastor Raymond Allbright officiating. Burial followed at the Farrar Hill Cemetery. CENTRAL FUNERAL HOME IN CHARGE OF ARRANGEMENTS.


Hall, Walter Leo, age 73, of Manchester, Tennessee, passed away into rest on May 9, 2014. He is survived by his loving wife, Mary Patricia “Pat” Hall of Manchester, Tenn.; three children, Joseph Hall, Fred Hall and Tamme Panter; and a host of other relatives and friends. Visitation was on Wednesday evening, May 14, 2014 from 5-8 p.m. at Central Funeral Home. The funeral mass was celebrated on Thursday afternoon, May 15, 2014 at the St. Mark Catholic Church in Manchester at 1 p.m. with Father Stephen Klasek officiating. Interment followed at the Gardens of Memory Memorial Cemetery in Smartt, Tenn. CENTRAL FUNERAL HOME IN CHARGE OF ARRANGEMENTS.