Area Obituaries

OBIT: Mr. John Donald Lancaster

Mr. John Donald Lancaster, age 76, of Murfreesboro, TN, and a Smith County native passed away November 12, 2018 Mr. Lancaster was born in Lancaster, TN, on March 29, 1942, a son of the late Robert James Lancaster and Otha Murry Lancaster. He was a 1960 graduate of Gordonsville High School. Funeral Services for Mr.…

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OBIT: Mrs. Minnie Hackett Harlan

Retired Tuckers Cross Roads businesswoman and Smith County native Mrs. Minnie Hackett Harlan died peacefully Saturday November 10th at 2:56 a.m. the Pavilion in Lebanon where she was making her home since moving from Hearthside in Lebanon. Mrs. Harlan was 99. Funeral services from the Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home in Lebanon will be conducted…

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OBIT: Mr. John William Lee

Mr. John William Lee Mr. John William Lee, age 69, of Carthage, TN, passed away Saturday, November 10, 2018. Mr. Lee was born June 30, 1949 in Franklin, KY, son of Julie Ann Pulaski and the late William Franklin Lee. He married Beverly Jan Paradis Lee and she preceded him in death on April 19,…

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OBITS: Mr. Scott Edward Vantrease

Mr. Scott Edward Vantrease, age 49 of Goodlettsville, TN, passed away Wednesday, November 7, 2018. Funeral Services for Mr. Vantrease will be conducted on Monday, November 12, 2018 at 1:00 PM from Woodard Funeral Home with Bro. Billy Traughber officiating.  Interment will follow in Gordonsville Cemetery, Gordonsville, TN. The family will receive visitors on Sunday, November…

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OBIT: Mrs. Sandy Kelley

Mrs. Sandy Kelley, a homemaker of the Hogans Creek Community, died at the age of 67 at 11:44 p.m. Thursday evening November 8, 2018 at the TriStar Centennial Medical Center in Nashville suffering from respiratory failure. Eld. Anthony Dixon officiated at the 11 a.m. Monday morning November 12th graveside services and burial followed in the…

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OBIT: Mr. Marshall Boyd

Mr. Marshall Boyd, age 58, of Murfreesboro died Sunday afternoon November 4, 2018 shortly after arriving at TriStar Centennial Medical Center E.R. in Nashville after suffering a fatal heart attack. He was pronounced deceased at 3:07 p.m. Funeral services from the Carthage Chapel of Sanderson Funeral Home were conducted Saturday afternoon November 10th with Rev. Woodrow…

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OBIT: Mr. Wavie Savage

Mr. Wavie Savage, age 85, of Flat Rock, TN, passed away Sunday, November 4, 2018. Mr. Savage was born June 13, 1933 in Gainesboro, TN, a son of the late John Brownlow Savage and Ada Hutcheson Savage. He married Dorothy Elizabeth Manion Savage and she preceded him on death on November 10, 2010. Mr. Savage…

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OBIT: Mr. Ray J. “Wee” Dixon

Longtime Kempville Community resident, Mr. Ray J. “Wee” Dixon was pronounced dead on arrival at the Riverview Regional Medical Center in Carthage at 9 a.m. Saturday morning November 3, 2018 after being found, by his wife, unresponsive lying by the bed at their Kempville Highway home. His nephew Bro. Steve Waller and his pastor Bro.…

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OBIT: Mrs. Elsie Dixon Thomas

Mrs. Elsie Dixon Thomas, age 94, of the Turkey Creek Community died at 4:50 p.m. Thursday afternoon November 1, 2018 at the Mt. Juliet Healthcare where she had made her home since April 4th of this year. Mrs. Thomas suffered from dementia. Funeral services from the Bond Funeral Home in Mt. Juliet were conducted by…

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OBIT: Aylene B. Buchanan

Aylene B. Buchanan, age 91, resident of Columbia, passed away Thursday, October 25, 2018 at the Pavilion in Lebanon. A memorial service will be held on Monday at 2PM at Heritage Funeral Home with Stacy Gonzalez officiating. The family will also visit with friends on Monday from 12-2PM at the funeral home. A private inurnment…

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