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Area Obituaries

Obit – Mr. Troy Spivey

Mr. Troy Spivey, age 78 of Pleasant Shade, died Wednesday morning, September 15 at Alive Hospice in Nashville. He is survived by: wife, Carol Wood Spivey; daughter, Emily Sterling and husband Aaron of Pleasant Shade; sister, Shirley Taylor of Gamaliel, KY; sisters-in-law, Thelma Spivey of Red Boiling Springs, Lillian Spivey of Lafayette; 3 grandchildren, Teddy…

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Obit – Mr. Phillip Neil Hatcher

Mr. Phillip Neil Hatcher, age 60, of Carthage, TN, passed away on Thursday, September 16, 2021. Mr. Hatcher was born June 21, 1961 in Nashville, TN, a son of the late Jackie P. Hatcher and Carolyn Illithorpe Hatcher. Mr. Hatcher is survived by Sons; Aaron Hatcher and Cory Hatcher. Brother; Barry T. Hatcher. Fiance; Mary…

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Obit – Mrs. Delores Ann Smith

Mrs. Delores Ann Smith, age 41, of Cookeville, TN, passed away peacefully from this life at Cookeville Regional Medical Center on Tuesday, September 14, 2021. Mrs. Smith was born March 8, 1980 in Carthage, TN, a daughter of the late James Robert Maxwell and Laura Ann Fillers Maxwell. She was also preceded in death by grandparents,…

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Obit – Mr. Steve Coble

Mr. Steve Coble, age 54 of Gordonsville, died Tuesday morning, September 14, at NHC Springfield. He is survived by: daughter, Brittany West and husband Barry of White House; son, Brett Coble and partner Nikki Lewis of Gordonsville; 3 grandchildren, Noah Smith, Lauren Potts, Blaine West. Mr. Coble is at the Carthage Chapel of Sanderson Funeral…

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Obit – Mr. Mikie “Curly” Gray

Mr. Mikie “Curly” Gray, age 36 of Pleasant Shade, died Saturday afternoon, September 11 at Cookeville Regional. He is survived by: wife, Barbara Gray; children, Cain Gray, Makayla Gray, Jeanie Gray; father, Paul Gray Sr & Sandy Nixon of Lafayette; mother, Rosemary Rogers of Carthage; brother, Paul “Bubba” Gray Jr and wife Amy of Lafayette.…

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Obit – Mr. Steve Lynch

Mr. Steve Lynch, age 63 of Lebanon, died Sunday afternoon, September 12 at Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville. He is survived by: wife, Barbara Lynch; mother, Richie Lynch of Lebanon; children, Johnny Boles and wife Penny Jo of Riddleton, Jennifer Dimeck and husband Norman of Arizona, Stephanie McMillan and husband Michael of Pleasant Shade; brothers,…

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Obit – Virginia Browning Smith Acker

Virginia Browning Smith Acker, age 92, of Knoxville passed away on Tuesday, August 31, 2021 at NHC Cavette Hill Assisted Living. She was born January 22, 1929 in Carthage, TN. She was a 1946 graduate of Smith County High School. She graduated from the University of Tennessee (Knoxville) in Music Education in 1950, the year…

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Obit – Billy Gene “B.G.” Fowler, Jr.

Billy Gene “B.G.” Fowler, Jr., age 51, passed away on Friday, September 10, 2021, at his home.  B.G. was born in Carthage, Tennessee, to the late Billy Gene Fowler, Sr. and Peggy Jo Ray Fowler. He was a logistics coordinator for Nashville Wire Products. He is preceded in death by his parents and his uncle,…

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Obit – Mr. James C. Baker

Mr. James C. Baker, age 87 of New Middleton, TN, passed away on Friday, September 10, 2021. Mr. Baker was born November 14, 1933 in New Middleton, TN, a son of the late William Campbell Baker and Susie Mai Davenport Baker. He was also preceded in death by Step-mother; Mary Frances Harrison Baker, Brother; Robert…

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Obit – Ms. Cathy Sue Carter

Ms. Cathy Sue Carter, age 59, of Nashville, TN, passed away on Wednesday, September 8, 2021. Ms. Carter was born May 12, 1962 in Carthage, TN, a daughter of the late Booker T. Carter and Juanita Cummings Carter. Cathy attended Smith County High School and Gordonsville High School and she was a 1981 graduate of…

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