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Obituaries for June 26

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Clark Wayne Weatherford

 Mr. Clark Wayne Weatherford, 33, passed away Friday, June 21, 2019 in Henderson, Kentucky while traveling for his job.  He was born in Tullahoma, on Feb 11, 1986. He was preceded in death by his mother, Melissa Ann Clark Weatherford; grandparents, John and Dorothy Clark, Howard and Joann Weatherford. He was a LPN employed by Southern Health Partners.  He was a member of Trinity Baptist Church. He is survived by his sister, Amy and her husband, Jason Vaughan, Medina, Tenn.; girlfriend, Sarah Smithbauer; nephew, Elliott Vaughan and niece, Abigail Vaughan; aunt and uncle, Brenda and Charlie Sanders, uncle, Don Clark; numerous cousins and friends. Funeral services were 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Central Funeral Home chapel with Ministers, Clint Shrum and Brian Wimberley officiating with burial in the Hillsboro Memorial Cemetery.  Visitation was 3-7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday and from noon – 2 p.m. at Central Funeral Home.

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It is with great sadness we announce the death of our father/grandfather/great grandfather, J.T. Dillon Jr. at the age of 92.  He passed away Friday, June 21, 2019 at McArthur Manor, surrounded by family and our friend/his nurse Tracy Blanton. J.T. Dillon retired after 30 years as the Agricultural teacher at CHS in Manchester.  He received his bachelor’s degree in education from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville and his master’s from MTSU.  He was an avid farmer and took great interest in teaching family and friends about many areas of agriculture. Mr. Dillon served in the US Navy on the USS Davidson during WWII as a Morse code operator.  He was also a County Commissioner for Coffee County, member of the Coffee County Retired Teacher’s Association, member of the Manchester Masonic Lodge, and member of Blanton’s Chapel United Methodist Church where he taught Sunday School and served as a lay speaker. J.T. Dillon was born in Kenton, Tenn. on Feb. 12, 1927 to John Talmage and Minnie Pearl Dillon who preceded him in death.  His beautiful, loving wife of 58 years, Sylvia Elizabeth Humbred Dillon, also preceded him in death.  He is survived by son, John Richard (Misty) Dillon of Hillsboro, daughter Ruth Ann Bean (Ray) of Bradyville; five grandchildren:  Mary Beth Duckett (Andrew), John Rice Adams (Cyndal), Joshua Dillon, Michael Humphries (Michelle), and Wendy Cook (David).  He is also survived by several great grandchildren, other family members, and many friends. Funeral services were 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 25 at Central Funeral Home with Brother Louis Johnson officiating.  Burial was at Blanton’s Chapel Cemetery with military honors.  The family will receive friends at Central Funeral Home 5-8 p.m. on Monday, June 24. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Alzheimer’s Associations or Coffee County Schools. 

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 Funeral Services for Mrs. Mildred Keasling, age 92, of Hillsboro, were conducted at 2 p.m. on Monday, June 24 at Manchester Funeral Home. Burial was in Rose Hill Memorial Gardens in Tullahoma. Visitation with the family was from 11a.m. until 2 p.m. at the funeral home prior to the service. Mrs. Keasling passed away on Thursday, June 20, 2019, at Horizon Health and Rehab surrounded by her loving family. Mildred was born in Coffee County to the late Will and Viola Wimley. She was a homemaker and attended Shady Grove Church of Nazarene. She enjoyed playing bingo, reading her bible, going to cook outs, and most of all spending time with her family. In addition to her parents, Mildred is preceded in death by her husband, Emerett Keasling; five brothers, Roy Wimley, Cardy Wimley, James Wimley, Bernice Wimley, and Willis Wimley; four sisters, Gladys Brinkley, Orene Hill, Anabelle East, and Lula Mae Broyles. She is survived by one son, Paul Sanson; four daughters, Ruth Naron, Linda Richards (William), Louise Thacker, and Emily Hillis; one brother, Kenneth Wimley; two sisters, Reba Jones and Pauline Harmon; 17 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren.

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 Funeral services for Mr. Charles Winston Maples, age 51, of Manchester, were conducted at 2 p.m. on Thursday, June 20 with Bro. John Shepherd officiating.  Burial followed in Rose Hill Memorial Gardens.  The family received friends from 10 a.m. until the time of service at the funeral home.  Mr. Maples passed from this life on Tuesday, June 18, 2019, in Murfreesboro. Charles was born in Manchester to the late Charles and Anita Maples, Jr.  He was an employee at Kohl’s and had worked in retail for over 20 years.  Charles loved reading, watching old movies and TV shows, and was full of knowledge.  Charles was a loving son and brother. Charles is preceded in death by his parents Charles and Anita Maples.  He is survived by his two brothers, Chris Maples (Tammy) and Robert Maples (Tina); two nephews, Kyle and Ryan Maples; one niece, Chrissy Thomas (Jeremy); two uncles, Winston Howell and Mike Maples (Donna); one aunt, Carmen Davis (Don) and three cousins, Brant Maples (Tiffany), Chelsey Davis, and Orrin Davis.

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 Mrs. Naomi Johnson Sanders, 89, passed away Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at her home.  She was born in Scottsboro, Ala. on July 5, 1929 to Harvey Gold and Ida Hill Gold who preceded her in death along with her husband, Clay Sanders and her sister, Jean Dickerson. She was a member of the Church of the Nazarene attending at Manchester and Shady Grove.  She was a retired seamstress with Pajama Corp. of America. She is survived by her son, Larry Johnson, of Hillsboro, Nelson (Wanda) Johnson, Apollo, FL and Justin (Victoria) Johnson, Old Hickory, Tenn.; grandchildren, Shannon (James) Skelton, Lithia, Fla. and Jason (Jason Garrett) Johnson, Nashville; great-grandchildren, Olivia Presley Skelton, Eva Maddus Skeloton and Brooks Johnson Skelton. Funeral services were 1 p.m., Saturday in the Central Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Jonathan Amspaugh officiating with burial in the Hillsboro Memorial Cemetery.  Visitation was 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., Saturday at Central Funeral Home.

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