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Obituaries, March 5, 2012

Posted on Monday, March 5, 2012 at 5:35 pm



BRAZIER, Charlene Jernigan, 91, of Belvidere,  passed away on Sunday, March 4, 2012, at the Willows at Winchester. She was born May 17, 1920, in Manchester, the daughter of the late Charles Newman and Mable Murray Jernigan. She worked as a seamstress. Mrs. Brazier was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Brazier; son, Ralph Brazier, and daughter-in-law, Dorothy Brazier. Surviving are her daughter, Mary A. (Kenneth) Bishop, Belvidere;  sister, Donna (Paul) Buchanan, Manchester; grandchildren, Cindy (Charlie) Renfroe, Donna (John) Mason, and Ken (Michelle) Bishop II; five great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. A funeral service was conducted at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, March 6, in the Moore-Cortner Chapel with the Rev. Dan Syler officiating. Interment was in Franklin Memorial Gardens. Moore-Cortner Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. www.moorecortner.com

BROADRICK, David Beryl, of Tullahoma, passed this life on Sunday, March 4, 2012, at Harton Regional Medical Center at the age of 65. During his life, Mr. Broadrick worked as a truck driver for K & S Steel and was a member of Victory Baptist Church in Tullahoma. In addition to his parents, Beryl Broadrick and Carrie Finchum Broadrick, he was preceded in death by one son, Donald Jeffrey; and two sisters, Linda Duncan and Betty Hawkins. He is survived by his wife, Emma Broadrick, Tullahoma; three daughters, Glenda Van Norman and  husband Ted, California; Sandra Kay Arnold and  husband Jerry, Tullahoma, and Freda Alsup and  husband Frank, Christiana; three sons, Joe Broadrick and wife Dee, Tullahoma; Jimmy Winton and wife Donna, Estill Springs, and Phillip Winton, Savannah, Ga.; one sister, Kay Jeffrey and husband Tom, Tullahoma; two brothers, Wayne Broadrick and wife Mildred, Tullahoma, and Ray Broadrick and wife Susan, Florida; 10 grandchildren; and eight great-grand-children. Visitation was held from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, March 5, at Kilgore Funeral Home, where services were conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 6, with Bro. Jack Lambert officiating. Burial followed in Rose Hill Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to the Victory Baptist Church of Tullahoma Building Fund. Kilgore Funeral Home  in charge of arrangements.

McCASKILL, Glennis June, 77, of Winchester, died Saturday, March 3, 2012, at her home. She was a retired store manager for Faber Inc. and prior to that had been a supervisor of several stores for Days Inn of America and for two years, she was a restaurant manager for the same. She also was a Sunday school teacher was the wife of the late James Terry McCaskill.  A memorial service was held from 5 to 6 p.m. Monday, March 5, in the Moore-Cortner Chapel. Interment was held Tuesday, March 6, at Moore Memorial Cemetery in Huntland. Moore-Cortner Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

HICKERSON,  Gwendolyn, 57, of Winchester, passed this life on Thursday, March 1, 2012, at her residence in Franklin County. She was born in Coffee County, Tenn., to the late Don Gordon Holden and Nina Keplar Holden, who survives. Mrs. Hickerson was a member of Trinity Baptist Church in Manchester, Tenn. At the time of her death, she was employed with AT & T in Huntsville, Ala., and previously worked as an office manager for several different car dealerships in the area. She enjoyed making custom cakes for family and friends. Every year around Christmas she had gingerbread house making parties. She also loved scrapbooking. Gwen had the nickname “Momma Bird” that her son Ryan and his friends gave her. She was a kid at heart and made sure that anyone who fell under her protective wings was cared for by whatever means necessary. Her daughter Michele always made her life sunny and she breathed life into her husband James’ life for nearly 40 years. She was a light that lit a spark in ALL of us. In addition to her mother, she is survived by her husband, James “Mickey” Hickerson of Winchester; one daughter, Michele Lee Hickerson of Huntsville, Ala.; one son, Ryan Joseph Hickerson of Charleston, S.C.; two brothers, Scott Holden and wife Shelia of Winchester, and Michael Holden and wife Tammy of Tullahoma; four sisters, Pat Kahak and husband Bob of Humble, Texas; Penny Awalt and husband Mike of Lynchburg; Jacque Pierce and husband Rob of Manchester, and Claudette Hawkins and husband Patrick of Tullahoma. A memorial service for Mrs. Hickerson will be held at 2 p.m. March 10, at Covenant Presbyterian Church in Tullahoma with Pastor Leonard Hendrix officiating. Immediately following the service, the family will receive friends in the Fellowship Hall at the church. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to the Sarah Cannon Research Institute. Put in the memo line “For Pancreatic Cancer Research” and enclose a note stating in whose memory the donation is made. Sarah Cannon Research Institute, 3322 West End Avenue, Suite 900, Nashville, Tenn. 37302, Attn: Accounts Receivable.  Kilgore Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. kilgorefh@lighttube.net