Vinita Ruth Qualls Anderson, 86, of Manchester passed away on Monday, Jan. 20, 2020 at NHC in Tullahoma.

Coffee County Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.



Kenneth Wayne Bell, 77, passed away Thursday Jan. 23, 2020 at Saint Thomas West Hospital in Nashville, Tennessee.  He was born in Denver, Colorado on Dec. 4, 1942.

Central Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.



Mary W Boswell, of Tullahoma, passed this life on Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020 at NHC of Tullahoma, at the age of 91. Funeral Services are scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 25 at 10:30 a.m. at Daves-Culbertson Funeral Home.  The family will receive friends at Daves-Culbertson Funeral Home beginning at 9:30 a.m.

Mary, a native of Tullahoma, was the daughter of the late Russell and Orene Crosslin Watson.  She was a member of First Baptist Church in Tullahoma and enjoyed reading, cooking and visiting with her friends.  She loved her family and being in her home.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, CSM Howard D. Boswell and sister, Russell Nell Simmons.

Mrs. Boswell is survived by son, Robert Boswell (Vicki) of Estill Springs; daughter, Sherry Walker of Hartselle, Ala.; sister, Louise W. Smith of Murfreesboro; grandchildren, Robert Troy McFarland (Kimberley) of Nashville and Linda Jean Robinson of Tullahoma and five great grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made in her honor to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN  38105-9959. Please visit our website at to leave online condolences.

Daves-Culbertson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


William Ronald England, 78, of Manchester passed away Jan. 21, 2020 at his residence.

Coffee County Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


Doris Ann Hall, 72, of Decherd, passed away on Monday, Jan. 20, 2020 at Erlanger Medical Center in Chattanooga. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 25 at Moore-Cortner Funeral Home. Graveside Services will follow at 11:30 a.m. at Maplewood Cemetery with Winston Tipps officiating. 

Moore-Cortner Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


Joyce Layne Jacobs, 65, of Manchester, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, Jan. 20, 2020, at Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville. She was born on June 14, 1954.

Central Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


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Milton Wade McIlveen, 80, of Cornelius, N.C., formerly of Tullahoma passed away peacefully on Jan. 2, 2020 after a short battle with cancer. 

Milton was born in Fairfield, Texas to the late Dr. Millard Sidney McIlveen and Josephine Rollins McIlveen. He is survived by his wife, Darlene McIlveen, daughters Amy Gollinger and Cindy McIlveen, brother, Jim McIlveen and sister-in-law Sue McIlveen and sister Susan Chancellor.  Milton is also survived by his beloved 17-year-old dog, Macie.

Milton graduated from University of Texas in 1962 with a degree in Aeronautical Engineering.  He then moved to Tullahoma, where he worked as an aerospace engineer for various companies based at Arnold Engineering Development Center and Arnold Air Force Base. He worked in the Engine Test Facility during the Apollo space program and with multiple military and private aircraft contractors during his long career.  Milton was a wonderful husband and father.  His kind soul and gentle spirit will be greatly missed.

A private memorial service was held on Jan. 3, 2020.  Milton loved all animals, especially shelter dogs, so memorial donations can be made either to the Tullahoma Animal Shelter (cash or check only) PO Box 807, 942 Maplewood Avenue, Tullahoma, TN 37388 or The Animal Hospital of Cornelius (Benevolent Fund), cash, check or credit card accepted, 18726 West Catawba Avenue, Cornelius, NC 28031. Phone 704-892-1585.

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