Obituaries, April 15, 2013
KLAMT, Edna Mae Brewer-Potts, 83, of Tullahoma, passed away Saturday, April 13, 2013, at her residence. She was the daughter of the late James Lewis Brewer and Sally Myrtle Morris Brewer. Mrs. Klamt was a homemaker and seamstress who loved to sew for her family. She was preceded in death by two sons, Patrick Scott Potts, Jr. and Donald Ray Potts; three sisters and one brother. Survivors include her daughters, Sandra Mae O’Connor and Wanda Marie (James) Frazier, Tullahoma; Patricia Ann (Teddy) Urban, Beecher, Ill., and Irmalynn Laurette (Jeff) Mooneyham, Wartrace; brothers, David Brewer, Winchester, Tommy Brewer, Tullahoma, and Floyd (Sylvia) Brewer, Wartrace; sisters, Ann Evans and Margret Brewer; 20 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Visitation was held from 2 to 7 p.m. Monday, April 15, at Moore-Cortner Funeral Home, where services will be conducted in the chapel at 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 16, with interment in Owens Chapel Cemetery. Moore-Cortner Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
BAKER, Billy Ray, 78, of Estill Springs, passed away Sunday, April 14, 2013, at Harton Regional Medical Center. Mr. Baker was a carpenter. He was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret Baker; son, Randy Baker; grandson, Kevin Baker; mother, Elizabeth Smith, and father Tommy Baker. Survivors include two sons, William (Jacqueline) Baker and Gary Baker, Estill Springs; sister, Martha Lorene Smith Glasner, Estill Springs; grandchildren, Bethany (Chris) McJunkin and Brandi Baker, Manchester; great-grandchildren, Kelsey, Brooklynn, Krisily and Morgan McJunkin; and daughter-in-law, Lisa Baker Kelsey, Tullahoma. Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday, April 15, at Moore-Cortner Funeral Home, where services will be conducted 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 16, with Bro. David Wall officiating. Interment will be in Franklin Memorial Gardens. Moore-Cortner Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
GILLIAM, Vernon E, of Tullahoma, passed this life on Saturday, April 13, 2013, at Life Care Center of Tullahoma at the age of 92. Mr. Gilliam was born in Coffee County to the late Albert and Jannie Owens Gilliam. He was a World War II veteran, serving in the United States Air Force, He later went to work as a test desk manager for Bell South. Mr. Gilliam was a member of the American Legion Post 43 and the Telephone Pioneers. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 62 years, Mary Frances Whitmire Gilliam; one great-grandson, Denton George Brown; two brothers, Orville Gilliam and Estill Gilliam; and two sisters, Flora Cash and Velma Ashley. He is survived by one daughter, June Brown and husband George, Hillsboro; three grandchildren, Daniel Brown and wife Christy, Hillsboro; Adam Brown and wife Marissa, Cottontown, Tenn., and Samantha Brown, Knoxville; two great-grandchildren, Avery Brown and Addie Brown; niece, Carrie Sue Yerbey, Ooltewah, Tenn., and other nieces and nephews; sister-in-law, Irene Millaway, and brother-in-law, Ray Whitmire, both of Tullahoma. Visitation was held from 12 noon to 2 p.m. Monday, April 15, at Kilgore Funeral Home, where services immediately followed at 2 p.m. in the chapel with Rev. Bob Jared and Pastor Paul Purdue officiating. Burial was in Rose Hill Memorial Gardens. For those who wish, donations may be made to the DGB Foundation at dgbfoundation.org, or mail to DGB Foundation at 618 Lonnie Bush Road, Hillsboro, Tenn. 37342. Kilgore Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
NOBLETT, Clarence Powell, 75, of Tullahoma, passed away Sunday, April 14, 2013, at his home. No services are scheduled. A native of Chattanooga, he was the son of the late Carl and Lizzie Davis Noblett. He was a U. S. Army veteran and a retired machine repairman with Ball Glass in Dalton, Ill. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his stepson, Donald Sholey. He is survived by his wife, Mary Lois Noblett, Tullahoma; one son, Garrett Noblett and wife, Monica, Schererville, Ind.; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Online condolences may be made at the website www.davesculbertsonfuneralhome.com Daves-Culbertson Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
ANDERSON, Don, 78, of Hillsboro, died April 15, 2013, at the Manchester Health Care Center. Visitation was held from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 16, at Central Funeral Home. where services will be conducted in the chapel at 3 p.m. today, April 17, with burial in Rose Hill Memorial Gardens. Central Funeral Home, Manchester, in charge of arrangements.
MARTIN, Paul T., 53, of Manchester, died Saturday, April 13, 2013. He was a truck driver and equipment operator with the Coffee County Highway Department, a U.S. Navy and husband of Joyce A. Martin. Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday, April 15, at Central Funeral Home, where services will be conducted in the chapel at 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 16. Burial will be in Shady Grove Cemetery. Central Funeral Home, Manchester, in charge of arrangements.