Area Obituaries

OBIT: Mr. Bob Taylor Oakley

  Mr. Bob Taylor Oakley, affectionately known by many as “Daddy Bob”, age 95, of the Dry Fork Community in Brush Creek, TN, passed away Saturday, April 13, 2019. Mr. Bob was born December 8, 1923 in Temperance Hall, TN, a son of the late Arthur Oakley and Lassie Parker. He married Virginia Paris Oakley…

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OBIT: Mr. George E. Blount, Sr.

Mr. George E. Blount, Sr., age 87, of Murfreesboro, TN and formerly of Carthage, TN passed Tuesday April 9, 2019 at the Alive Hospice in Murfreesboro. Mr. Blount was born Nov. 22, 1931 in Augusta, GA where he was raised. He was a son of the late Joseph R. Blount and Reba Peacock Blount. He…

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OBIT: Mrs. Mary Christian

Mrs. Mary Christian, of the Hogans Creek Community, died at the age of 71 on Friday afternoon April 12, 2019 at 3:04 p.m. at the Concordia Health and Rehabilitation Center in Carthage where she was admitted Thursday afternoon April 11th from Riverview Regional Medical Center suffering from acute kidney failure. Her pastors, Eld Sue Duncan…

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OBIT: Roger Bane, Sr.

Roger Bane Sr., a Rome Community resident is dead at the age 59 following an accident with a shop grinder at his Ellenburg Lane home. He was pronounced dead at 6:27 p.m. Friday evening April 5, 2019 at the Riverview Regional Medical Center E. R. in Carthage where he was admitted with C.P.R. in progress.…

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OBIT: Timothy (Tim) DeWayne Brady

Timothy (Tim) DeWayne Brady, 53, of Madisonville, Kentucky, passed away  Tuesday, April 2, 2019. He was born in Lawrenceburg, Indiana, son of the late Edward “Pete” Brady and Barbara (Waltz) Brady. Tim was a 1984 graduate of South Dearborn High School. He worked as a truck driver for most of his career. Tim had a…

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OBIT: Wilma Dean Draper Mabrey

Wilma Dean Draper Mabrey, 89, of Franklin, Tennessee formerly of Cookeville and Jackson County passed from this life Thursday, April 4, 2019, at Williamson Medical Center in Franklin, Tennessee. She was born March 25, 1930, in Jackson County. She was the daughter of the late Robert and Velma Richardson Draper. She is survived by her…

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OBIT: Mrs. Lois Ballinger Boole

Mrs. Lois Ballinger Boole Mrs. Lois Ballinger Boole, age 75, a homemaker of Carthage, died at 8:25 p.m. Sunday evening April 7, 2019 at the TriStar Centennial Medical Center in Nashville where she was admitted April 4th following a long struggle with cancer. Mrs. Boole was cremated at Cumberland Family Services in Algood and a…

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OBIT: Mrs. Judith Rigsby Griesinger

Mrs. Judith Rigsby Griesinger, of Old Hickory, died at 3:10 p.m. Friday afternoon April 4, 2019 of at the Skyline Medical Center in Nashville from complications of a stroke suffered at her Catskill Drive home on Tuesday morning March 26th. Graveside services were conducted Sunday afternoon April 7th at 3 p.m. with Jim Langlois officiating. Burial…

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OBIT: Mrs. Mai Nell Carr Enoch

Mrs. Mai Nell Carr Enoch, Mrs. Mai Nell Carr Enoch, age 87, of Carthage, TN, passed away Thursday, April 4, 2019. Mrs. Enoch was born August 31, 1931 in Carthage, TN, a daughter of the late Thomas Draper Carr and Gertie Mai Stallings Carr. She was also preceded in death by Sons-in-Law; George Adcock and…

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OBIT: Mr. Lem Burnet

Mr. Lem Burnet Mr. Lem Burnet of the Pleasant Shade Community died at the age of 67 at 2:12 p.m. Wednesday afternoon April 3, 2019 at his Skelton Lane home following a protracted battle with cancer. Mr. Burnet was cremated at Cumberland Family Services in Algood and his cremains will be forwarded to his home…

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