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Area Obituaries

Obit – Mrs. Glenda Gregory Brashier

Mrs. Glenda Gregory Brashier of South Bend, Indiana died at 4:32 p.m. Eastern Time, Friday afternoon January 14, 2022 at the Center for Hospice Care in Mishawaka, Indiana. Mrs. Brashier will be transported to the Carthage Chapel of Sanderson Funeral Home and should arrive Tuesday evening January 18th. The Smith County native is the wife…

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Obit – Alice T. Simpson

Alice T. Simpson, 68, of Sparta, TN passed away Friday January 14, 2022.  Born in Carthage. TN and raised  in Riddleton,TN she spent nearly the last 50 years of her life in Sparta where she raised her two sons Twan and Shane, and fostered  countless friendships. Neubal Monument Funeral Home in Lebanon, TN has been entrusted with Alice’s…

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Obit – Mrs. Dimple Dean Crook

Mrs. Dimple Dean Crook, age 67, passed away on December 14, 2021. Mrs. Crook was survived by her husband; Robert L. “Bobby” Crook. Sons; Jason (Angel) Crook, Chris (Emily) Crook, and Steve (Tara) Crook. Grandchildren; Caitlyn, Lily, Emma, Eli, and Nick Crook. The family held private graveside services. Sanderson Funeral Home

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Obit – Mr. Robert L. “Bobby” Crook

Mr. Robert L. “Bobby” Crook, age 73, passed away on December 22, 2021. Mr. Crook was survived by Sons; Jason (Angel) Crook, Chris (Emily) Crook, and Steve (Tara) Crook. Grandchildren; Caitlyn, Lily, Emma, Eli, and Nick Crook. The family held private graveside services. Sanderson Funeral Home

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Obit – Mrs. Maggie Lou Austin

Mrs. Maggie Lou Austin, age 88 of Dillard’s Creek, TN, passed away on Friday, December 31, 2021. Mrs. Austin was born December 2, 1933 in the Dillard’s Creek community of Smith County, TN, a daughter of the late Walter Mayberry and Willie Ailene Apple Mayberry. She married John A. Austin on January 19, 1957 and…

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Obit – Mr. Ophel Page

Mr. Ophel Page, age 87 of Lancaster, TN passed away on Thursday, January 6th 2022, in the comfort of his own home. Mr. Page was born February 16, 1934 in the Poison Hollow community of Dekalb County, TN, a son of the late Resen Page and Jewel Smith Page. Ophel moved to Lancaster in 1948…

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Obit – Mr. Joseph Clifton Peyatt

Mr. Joseph Clifton Peyatt, age 79, of Craigsville, WV and formerly of the Sykes Community of Smith Co, TN, passed away on Friday, January 7, 2022. Mr. Peyatt was born July 7, 1942 in Richwood, WV, a son of the late George Morgan “Pat” Peyatt and Flossie Arrilla Case Peyatt. He was also preceded in…

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Obit – James Bailey Ford

James Bailey Ford, age 81, of Gordonsville passed away Thursday, January 13, 2022, at Vanderbilt Tullahoma Harton Hospital. He was born in Davidson County on January 2, 1941, the son of the late William Bailey Ford and Martha Lincoln Ford. He attended Antioch High School. He worked at Cumberland Chevrolet for over 30 years as…

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Obit – Elizabeth Ann Vance Emison

Elizabeth Ann Vance Emison, age 50 of Murfreesboro, TN, passed away on Friday, January 14, 2022. Elizabeth was born January 18, 1971 in Guadalajara, Mexico a daughter of Margaret Woodard Vance and the late James Exum Vance. She was a 1989 graduate of Gordonsville High School. Elizabeth worked for Meharry Medical for several years. She…

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Obit – Mr. Garvice “Nick” Gregory

Mr. Garvice “Nick” Gregory, age 82, of the Pleasant Shade Community, died peacefully at 5:45 p.m. Friday afternoon December 31, 2021 at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville where he was admitted December 16th, suffering from lung cancer. Mr. Gregory was at the Carthage Chapel of Sanderson Funeral Home where his funeral services were…

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