Doris Marie Crosslin, 79, of Manchester passed this life on Oct. 15, 2019. Visitation was held Friday, Oct. 18. Funeral service took place Saturday, Oct. 19 at Kilgore Funeral Home. Burial followed at Rose Hill Memorial Garden. Kilgore Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Stella Louise Lowe Rayfield, 79, passed from this life on Friday, Oct. 18, 2019, at Bailey Manor in Manchester. Coffee County Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Poca Marine Rogers, 82, of Winchester passed away Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019 at St. Thomas West in Nashville. Funeral services were held Friday, Oct. 18 at Moore-Cortner Chapel with son-in-law, Kerwin Everson officiating. Interment followed at Franklin Memorial Gardens. Moore-Cortner Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Billy Gene Smith, 78, was born May 13, 1941 and was called home to his Father, Lord and Savior Oct. 12, 2019. A celebration of his life will be held at Raus Community Center at 125 Smith’s Chapel Road, Tullahoma on Nov. 17 from 2 to 4 p.m.
Howard “Leroy” Wilkerson, 59, of Winchester passed away Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019 at St. Thomas West Hospital, surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Nashville to Helen Wilkerson and the late William Chatman. In addition to Mr. Chatman, Leroy was preceded in death by his step-father, Jessie Johnson Sr., one brother, William R. Chatman Jr, and one sister, Linda Luckey. He is survived by his mother, Helen Johnson; two daughters, Kia Elliot and Sharnai Foster; five brothers, Ricky Johnson (Donna), Jessie Johnson Jr., Michael Johnson, Steven Chatman (Darnee) and William Calvin Chatman (Tanya); six sisters, Pamela Draine, Lisa Turrentine (Harold), LaTonya Minard (Frank), Emily Shropshire (William), Ophelia Morris (Walter), and Wanda Hodges (Jonathan); and two grandchildren, as well as host of nieces, nephews, and extended family. Leroy was a faithful member of the First Seventh-Day Adventist Church on Horton St. in Decherd and loved the Lord. He was a self-proclaimed “Clever Little Hustler’ who loved to stay busy and loved his family. Funeral services will be held on Monday, Oct. 21 at Daves-Culbertson Funeral Home at 1 p.m. with a visitation starting at noon Burial will follow at Watson North Memorial Park in Winchester. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorial donations be made to Daves-Culbertson Funeral Home in Mr. Wilkerson’s honor. Online condolences may be made at www.davesculbertsonfuneralhome.com. Daves-Culbertson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.