Area Obituaries

Obit – Mr. Darrell Carman

Mr. Darrell Carman, age 65 of Hartsville, TN passed away Friday evening, July 23, 2021. Darrell was a dedicated husband of 48 years to the late Ann Carman, Father to 11 children, and Papa to 36 grandchildren. Born and raised in Hartsville, TN, the son of Gene Carman and wife Dorothy Carman. Brother to Harold,…

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Obit – Betty J. Forbes

Betty J. Forbes, age 86 of Ashland City, TN, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday July 20, 2021 at her residence.   She was born November 1, 1934 in Smith County, TN, the daughter of the late Silas Agee and Minnie Gwaltney Agee.  She is a graduate of Gordonsville (TN) High School.    Betty…

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Obit – Mr. William Gary Clemons

Mr. William Gary Clemons, age 68, of South Carthage, TN, passed away on Friday, July 23, 2021. Mr. Clemons was born April 9, 1953 in Carthage, TN, a son of the late Hugh Harold Clemons and Norma Jean Kilzer Clemons. He was also preceded in death by Brother; Larry Douglas Clemons on September 25, 2020.Mr.…

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Obit – Mr. James Alton Wood

Mr. James Alton Wood, age 74 of Lancaster, TN, passed away on Saturday, July 24, 2021.Mr. Wood was born May 22, 1947 in Lebanon, TN, a son of the late R.D. Woods, Jr., and Margaret Emmaline Bush Wood. He was a 1965 graduate of Gordonsville High School. After graduation he worked at TRW for 35 years…

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Obit – Mr. W. A. Gibbs

Mr. W. A. Gibbs, age 92 of the Stonewall Community, died Friday morning, July 23 at Lebanon Health and Rehab. He is survived by: daughter, Sherrie Lawrence and husband Gary (Bronson) Lawrence of Alexandria; granddaughter, Lauren Ulloa and husband Gustavo of Mt. Juliet; 2 great grandsons, Julian Johnson of Mt. Juliet, Bronson Ulloa of Mt.…

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Obit – Mr. Wayne Silcox

Mr. Wayne Silcox, age 49 of Difficult died Wednesday evening, July 21 at Riverview Regional in Carthage. He is survived by: wife, Bridget Silcox; children, Dustin Wayne Silcox and wife Brittany of Chestnut Mound, Bailey Elaine Davis and husband Dakota of McClures Bend; 2 grandchildren, Hazel Grace Davis and Willow Fay Davis; uncle and aunt,…

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Obit – Mr. Bob Vanderpool

Mr. Bob Vanderpool, a retired banker of Hendersonville, departed this life at the age of 77 at 12:36 p.m. Saturday afternoon, July 10, 2021, at the Hendersonville Medical Center. Mr. Vanderpool was at the Hendersonville Funeral Home. In honor of his fellow servicemen, per Mr. Vanderpool’s request, the Vanderpool family held a private family burial…

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Obit – Ms. Ruth “Sissy Ballard” Ray

Ms. Ruth “Sissy Ballard” Ray, age 64 of Cookeville, TN, passed away on Friday, July 16, 2021. Ms. Ray was born October 15, 1956 in Carthage, TN, a daughter of the late Charles “Cotton” Ballard and Ruth Ella Warren Ballard. She was also preceded in death by Brother; Donnie Ballard. She attended the Knight’s Chapel…

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Obit – Ms. Lori Hartnett

Ms. Lori Hartnett, age 81 of Gordonsville, died Friday afternoon, July 16 at Smith County Health and Rehab. She is survived by: children, Judy Jackson and Bill of Gordonsville, Daniel Smith of Palmer, Alaska; 4 grandchildren, Daniel Brooks, David Brooks, Ryan Jackson, Andrew Jackson; siblings, Giesela Buttler, Renatte Gundermann, Erika Goslinowsky and Toni, Manfred Gundermann…

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Obit – Mrs. Hattie Hester Branham

Mrs. Hattie Hester Branham, age 89 of the Popes Hill Community, died Wednesday afternoon, July 14 at Riverview Regional in Carthage. She is survived by: daughter, Darlene Hackett and husband Dennis of Popes Hill; sister, Myrtle Prewett and husband Thomas of Lebanon; brother, John Hester of Lebanon; 2 foster grandsons; 1 granddaughter, Michelle Hernandez of…

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