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Obituaries for 8/26/2012

Posted on Saturday, August 25, 2012 at 1:44 pm

HANLEY, Billy W. Sr., 67, of Tullahoma, passed away Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012, at Harton Regional Medical Center.  He was a native of Tullahoma and was retired from Tennessee Tanning.  He is survived by his wife, Jennie, of Nashville, and three sons, Billy W. Hanley Jr. and his wife, Katherine, of Tullahoma; Paul W. Hanley of Tullahoma; and Jimmy Hanley.  Visitation with the family will be from 4 until 6 Monday, Aug. 27, 2012, at the Tullahoma Funeral Home, and memorial service will follow at 6:00 p.m. in the chapel. Tullahoma Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

 McMAHAN, Benjamin Robin, 34, of Manchester, died Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012, at Manchester United Medical Center. A native of  Manchester, he was disabled. He was the husband of Becky McMahan. Funeral services were conducted at 12 Noon Saturday, Aug. 25, in the chapel of Grant Funeral Services. Interment was in the Summitville Cemetery. Grant Funeral Services, Estill Springs, in charge of arrangements.

PROSSER, Jack Daniel, 72, of Tullahoma, passed this life on Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012, at his home following an extended illness. He was retired from Stanley Tool Company and enjoyed woodworking and spending time with his family.  Mr. Prosser was preceded in death by his parents, Huey and Lucy Prosser; two brothers, Huey Prosser, Jr., and Woodrow Prosser, and by one sister, Margaret Thurston. He is survived by his loving wife, Julia Carole Prosser; three children, Dana (Randy) Binder, Tony (Kristy Mangrum) Prosser, and Danny (Amanda) Prosser; 12 grandchildren, Jaclyn Cravens, Kourtney Cravens, Jordan Binder, Courtney Binder, Jared and Jennifer Prosser, Jacob Prosser, Joshua Dixon, Talyn Powell, Damien Fransisco, Chris and Justin Mangrum, and many more family and friends. Visitation will be held from 2 until 4 p.m. today, Aug. 26, at Tullahoma Funeral Home. A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 27, at Maplewood Cemetery. Online condolences may be left at www.tullahomafuneralhome.com. Tullahoma Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

 SMITH, Woodrow Wilson, Jr., 54, of Tullahoma,  passed away Friday, Aug. 24, 2012 at the Life Care Center of Tullahoma. He was born Nov. 28, 1957, in Kelso, Tenn., the son of the late Woodrow Wilson Smith, Sr. and Coria Louise (Mears) Smith Perry. Survivors include his son, Christopher Smith, Murfreesboro, and daughter, Tammy Marie Smith, both of Murfreesboro; brother, Billy Joe Taylor, Tullahoma; sisters, Cara Sue Brady, Josephine Phelps and Kathleen Sons, all of Tullahoma, and grandson, Seth Tyler Smith. Visitation was held from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25,  at Moore-Cortner Funeral Home, where  services will be conducted in the chapel at 3:30 p.m. today, Aug. 26,  with interment in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, Huntland. Moore-Cortner Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

RICCO, Anthony Mark, 54, of Tullahoma, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012, at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville.   Mr. Ricco was born in Tullahoma, son of the late Raymond Joseph Ricco, Sr. and Betty J. Collins Ricco of Tullahoma, who survives. He was a landscaper in Tullahoma for many years. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his wife, Debra Ricco, and by a sister, Theresa Papa. In addition to his mother, he is survived by four brothers,  Raymond Ricco, Jr., Sierra Vista, Ariz.; Harry Ricco, Tullahoma; Jeff Ricco, McMinnville, and Louis Ricco, Tullahoma; daughter, Krystal (Kevin) Carpenter, and  son, Jay Tucker, both  of Tullahoma; grandchildren, Trinity, Daniel, Tevin and Tadarius Carpenter, and Hunter and Brandon Brown.   Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. today, Aug. 26, in the chapel of Tullahoma Funeral Home with Rev. Jack Lambert officiating. Visitation with the Ricco family will follow from 3 to 5 p.m. also at the funeral home. Condolences may be left at www.tullahomafuneralhome.com. Tullahoma Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.