Area Obituaries

OBIT – David Armistead

David Armistead, age 79 of Gallatin, passed away on Saturday, August 8, 2020, at St. Thomas West in Nashville. He was born in Smith County, Tennessee , to the late Frank and Virgie (Sircy) Armistead.  He was also preceded in death by siblings, James Mundy and Joseph Armistead. He is survived by his loving wife,…

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Obit – Lester Dillon

Lester Dillon, age 84 of Hilham, TN, passed away on Saturday, August 8, 2020 at his residence in Hilham.  Graveside Services and interment was conducted from the Hilham Cemetery in Overton County on Monday, August 10, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. with Brother Nolan Cantrell and Brother Eric Dillon officiating.  Josha Dillon, Jacob Dillon, Mason Dillon,…

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Obit – Mr. Leon Hammond

Mr. Leon Hammond,  age 85, of Carthage, TN, passed away on Thursday, August 6, 2020.Mr. Hammond was born April 4, 1935 in Newnan, GA, a son of the late King David Hammond and Ozella Hammond. He was also preceded in death by wife and mother of his children; Blondell Helton Hammond, wife; Janice Hammond, and…

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Obit – Mr. James Floyd Alvis

Mr. James Floyd Alvis, Mr. James Floyd Alvis, age 76 formerly of Smith County, TN, passed away on Wednesday, August 5, 2020.Mr. Alvis was born September 22, 1943 in the Hogan’s Creek Community of Smith County, TN, a son of the late James “Jim” Alvis and Myrtle Conners Alvis. He was also preceded in death…

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Obit – Mr. Raymond Hart

Mr. Raymond Hart, age 92, of Hermitage, died Thursday, August 6, at Tristar Summit in Hermitage. He is survived by wife, Gladys Bane Hart; son, Dennis Hart and wife Glenda of Mortons Gap, KY, 2 step-sons, Wayne Sanders and wife Natalie of Murfreesboro, Tony Sanders of Lebanon; 6 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; 3 great-great-grandchildren. Mr. Hart…

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Obit – Ms. Betty Franklin

Mrs. Betty Franklin, of South Carthage, died at the age of 78 at 4:28 a.m. Wednesday morning August 5, 2020 at the Quality Center for Rehab and Healing Center in Lebanon where she was admitted July 30th suffering from pneumonia. Bro. Bill Smith officiated at the 1 p.m. Friday afternoon August 7th funeral services from…

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Obit – Ms. Betty Long

Mrs. Betty Long, of the Phifer Mountain Community in Cookeville, died at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday afternoon August 5, 2020 at the Cookeville Regional Medical Center where she had been a patient since July 26th being treated for pneumonia. Mrs. Long was 74. Mrs. Long was at the Carthage Chapel of Sanderson Funeral Home and will…

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Obit – Phillip Anderson

Macon County Funeral Director, Phillip Anderson, died peacefully Friday morning July 31, 2020 at 10:15 a.m. at his Carthage Road farm home with his family at his bedside, following a year-long battle with pancreatic cancer. Phillip Wayne Anderson was born on April 20, 1940, in the Anderson Hollow in the Defeated Creek community, the only…

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Obit – Emmett Malone

Mr. Emmett Malone, age 83, of Hickman, passed away on Tuesday, July 28, 2020. Mr. Malone was born November 26, 1936 in Gordonsville, son of the late Cecil Martin Malone and Violet Preston Malone. He was also preceded in death by daughter, Kelli Pitman and sister, Jean Evelyn Grisham. He was a 1954 graduate of…

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Obit – Mary Helen Enoch

Mary Helen Enoch age 80 of Lebanon died Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020 at Quality Healthcare. Born May 20, 1940 in Carthage, she was the daughter of the late Forrest and Ova Thompson Christian and was preceded in death by her husband, Charles David Enoch; grandson, Randy Bennett and a brother, William Christian.  Mary Helen is…

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