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Obituaries for April 10

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ANDERSON

Funeral services for Mr. Wilmer Edward Anderson, age 72, of Christiana, Tenn., were conducted at 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 6, with Bro. Danny Anderson officiating.  Burial was in Brown Burks Green Cemetery.  The family received friends from 4-8 p.m. on Friday evening at the funeral home.  Mr. Anderson passed from this life, surrounded by his family, on Wednesday, April 3, 2019, at his residence in Christiana. Ed was born in Coffee County to the late Wilmer and Earline Anderson.  He retired from Manchester City Street Department after being a CD Supervisor for over 35 years.  Ed was a hard worker, and he loved being outside.  He was a farmer for many years owning cows, goats and chickens to name a few.  Ed enjoyed watching wrestling and westerns.  He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and brother. Ed is preceded in death by his parents Wilmer and Earline Anderson.  He is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Sandra Anderson; two sons, Marty Anderson his wife Tammy Anderson and Jeffrey and his wife Angela Anderson; one brother, Danny and his wife Shirley Anderson; three sisters, Rachel Goodwin, Marilyn Morton, and Melissa Gesell; several grandchildren, step-grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers, the family asks for donations to be made in Ed’s name to Alive Hospice: online at www.alivehospice.com/donate or at (615) 327-1085 1718 Patterson St. Nashville, TN 37203.

 Manchester Funeral Home

 

 

CUNNINGHAM

Jeanne Suzanne Cunningham, 90, passed away Monday, April 1, 2019 at Lebanon Health and Rehabilitation in Lebanon, Tennessee.  She was born in Greenville, Texas on Jan. 29, 1929. Funeral services were 1 p.m., Monday at First Methodist Church in Manchester with Minister Randy Brown officiating Burial was at Rose Hill Memorial Gardens.  Visitation was 5– 8 p.m., Sunday at Central Funeral Home, Manchester, Tennessee and 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., Monday at First Methodist Church. 

Central Funeral Home

 

 

LANSFORD

 Funeral services for Mr. William David Lansford, age 87, of Manchester, were conducted at 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 7at Manchester Funeral Home.  Burial was in Mt. Carmel Cemetery.  Visitation with the family was from noon until time of service on Sunday at the funeral home.  Mr. Lansford passed away on Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at his residence. David was born in Sparta, Tenn., the son of the late Fredrick and Edwina Gaines Lansford.  He retired as a mechanical engineer at AEDC, and then assumed a second career in Florida, where he was also licensed.  David served his country in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War.  He was a part time farmer and a pilot, serving as commander of Civil Air Patrol Manchester Cadet Squadron in the 1960s and 70s.  David enjoyed fishing, tinkering, being outside, and was an avid reader.  He either built or remodeled every home he ever owned. In addition to his parents, David was also preceded in death by his first wife, Shirley Kate Lansford; and three brothers, Edwin Lansford, Fredrick “Fred” Lansford, and Robert Lansford.  He is survived by his loving wife of 27 years, Kathleen Lansford; three sons, William “David” (Linda) Lansford, John (Jean) Lansford, and Brian Lansford; one daughter, Cheryl Neal; two step children, Daniel Edwards and Stephanie Edwards; two grandchildren, Joshua Neal and Michael Lansford; four great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Manchester Funeral Home

 

LEWIS

 Funeral services for Mr. William Kenneth Lewis, age 92, were conducted at 2 p.m. on Monday, April 8, at Manchester Funeral Home with Scott Bennett, Scott Storey, and Brent Lewis officiating.  Burial was held privately.  The family will received friends from noon until the time of service at the funeral home.  Mr. Lewis passed from this life on Friday, April 5, 2019, in Pulaski, surrounded by his loving family. William was born in Jackson, Mich. to the late William and Flora Lewis.  He was a dairy farm specialist at Kraft Foods, Inc.  William was a member of Mastin Lake Road Church of Christ, and he served in the United States Army during WWII and the Korean War.  William loved helping others.  He always took food to the members of his community that were shut-in or would offer them a ride to and from church.  William was a Deacon and Sunday School teacher, and he loved to travel.  He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and brother. In addition to his parents, William is also preceded in death by his first wife, Lois Ann Frazier Lewis; one son, John R. Lewis; one step-son, Charles Walker; two brothers, Virgil Lewis and Edwin Lewis.  He is survived by his loving wife, Jo Ann Lewis; three daughters, Judy Hageman (Darrell), Deborah Lewis (Gene), and Phyllis Reeves; three step-daughters, Barbara Bennett, Nellie Hopkins, and Sarah Quick; one brother, Clyde Lewis; two sisters-in-law, Johnsie Lewis and Darlene Lewis; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren, as well as numerous nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers, the family asks for donations to be made in William’s name to Latin American Missions at www.latinamericanmissions.org or 4263 Inner Perimeter Road, Valdosta, GA 31602.

Manchester Funeral Home

 

 

ODLE

 Mr. Patrick Henry Odle, 84, passed away Friday April 5, 2019 at his home.  He was born in Ramer, Tenn. in McNairy County on September 12, 1934 to George Washington Odle and Mittie Lucille Bevis Odle who preceded him in death along with his wife, Bertha Ann Wood Odle. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force.  He was baptized at the Faith Freewill Baptist Church in Manchester.  He was a die castor and his last job was with Batesville.  He enjoyed making children’s toys, birds, storytelling, hunting, fishing and craft fairs.  He authored his early life’s story in the book: Hell and Highwater on Hinkle Creek. He is survived by his caregiver, Billy Smartt; sons, Randall Layne Odle and Eric Lamar Odle; step-daughters, Joanne Henry and Donna Reynolds; step-son, Audi Osborne; sister, Margaret Hurney; several grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Funeral services were 4 p.m., Tuesday in the Central Funeral Home chapel with Minister Benny Benjamin officiating with burial in the Hillsboro Memorial Cemetery.  Visitation was 5-7 p.m., Monday at Central Funeral Home.

Central Funeral Home

 

 

PINEGAR

 Funeral services for Mr. Jimmy Matthew Pinegar, age 50, of Manchester, were conducted at 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 6 at Manchester Funeral Home.  Burial will follow in Wesley Chapel Cemetery.  Visitation with the family was from 4-8 p.m. on Friday evening at the funeral home.  Mr. Pinegar passed away at his residence on April 2, 2019. Jimmy was born in Manchester, the son of the late Matt Lee Pinegar and Sandra Pinegar, who survives.  He was a salesman at LKQ and enjoyed four-wheeling and guns. In addition to his father, Jimmy was also preceded in death by one brother, Jason Pinegar.  He is survived by his loving wife, Goldina Pinegar; two brothers, Jerry (Cyndi) Pinegar and Jeff (Emily) Pinegar; one sister, Janice (Ike) Vanzant; his cats, Thomas and Princess Pinegar; and a lot of “rent-a-kids.” In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to a fund set up in Jimmy’s name at First Bank for medical/general expenses.

Manchester Funeral Home

 

 

RAMSEY

 Mrs. Charline Rose Ramsey, 80, passed away Wednesday April 3, 2019. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, April 11 in the Central Funeral Home chapel with Minister John Daniels officiating with burial to follow in the Forest Mill Cemetery. Visitation will be 10 – 11 a.m., Thursday at Central Funeral Home.

Central Funeral Home

 

 

SEKULICH

 Alex Junior Sekulich of Manchester Tennessee went home to be with the Lord on March 29, 2019. He was proceeded in death by his wives, Caroline Sue Sekulich of Manchester and Myrtle Ellen Webb Sekulich of Manchester and one granddaughter. He is survived by his sons Alex George Sekulich (Connie), Roy Allen Sekulich (Jeanie) of Manchester, Anthony Paul Sekulich (Anna) of Tullahoma, Tennessee and Andrew Howard Sekulich of Hillsboro,  10 grandchildren  and 11 great grandchildren.

Central Funeral Home 

 

 

WOOTEN

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Betty Frances Wooten

 Betty Frances Wooten, 90 of Chattanooga, passed away on April 3, 2019. She was born March 5, 1929. She was an avid gardener, loved going to the flea market, and spent time doing needlepoint. She retired from Chattem after 22 years of service. She was preceded in death by her husband; Blevis Wooten, parents; George and Nora Kennedy, six brothers, and two sisters. Left behind to cherish Betty’s memory are her sons; David (Robin) Wooten, and Steve Wooten, five grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild, several nieces, nephews and cousins. A Celebration of Betty’s Life was held in the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home on Saturday, April 6 at 6 p.m. The family received friends at the funeral home from 2-6 p.m. She was laid to rest with her husband in the Lakewood Memory Gardens West on Monday April 8. Please share your thoughts and memories at www.ChattanoogaEastChapel.com.

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