Funeral services for Mr. Wilburn Crant Baltimore, 85, of Tullahomawill be conducted at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019 at Grundy Street Church of Christ with Phillip Davis officiating. Burial will follow at Rose Hill Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 5-8 p.m. Friday at Tullahoma Funeral Home. Mr. Baltimore passed from this life at NHC Healthcare on Tuesday Oct. 1, 2019. Wilburn was a member of Grundy Street Church of Christ, he enjoyed gardening, photography, drawing and painting. He was an avid fan of Tennessee Vols football, Lady Vols basketball and enjoyed watching Braves baseball. Wilburn was a veteran of Desert Shield and Desert Storm while serving in The National Guard for 40 years. He was also a photographer at AEDC for almost 40 years and was a former deacon at Wilson Avenue Church of Christ. Wilburn is preceded in death by his parents, Willis and Hazel Baltimore; wife Inez Ellen Boyles Baltimore; three brothers, Winfred, Waymon and Woody Baltimore. He is survived by his son, Dale (Carol) Baltimore; daughter, Debbie (Mark “Scott”) Eatherly; brother, Randal (Sherry) Baltimore; four sisters, Mary (Joe) Robertson, Marie Tate, Mildred Hardy and Jewel (Wayne) Smith; four grandchildren, David Baker, Monique (Daniel) Reccord, Skylar Brochin, and Mark Eatherly; two great grandchildren, Gabriel Heaton and Mya Reccord. Tullahoma Funeral Home is honored to serve The Baltimore Family and asks that you sign the guest book at www.tullahomafuneralhome.com. Tullahoma Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Bettye Margaret Renegar Bell, 92, of Winchester, passed away on Thursday, September 26, 2019 at Lynchburg Nursing Home. Funeral Services were Sunday, Sept. 29 at Harmony Cumberland Presbyterian Church with Dr. Joe Butler officiating. Interment was held at the church cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Harmony Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 8891 Lynchburg Road, Winchester, TN 37398. Moore-Cortner Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Margaret Ellen Tipps Smith Davis, 93, of Hazel Green, Ala., passed away on Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019 at Huntsville Hospital. Visitation was 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 1 at Moore-Cortner Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 2 in the Moore-Cortner Chapel with Byron Lawrence officiating. Interment will follow at Franklin Memorial Gardens. Moore-Cortner Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Suzanne S. Maguire, passed this life on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019 at her home at the age of 93. Suzanne was born to the late Melville and Gertrude Davis Schroeter on Oct. 20, 1925, in Brooklyn, New York. She graduated from the Academy of Saint Joseph on Long Island, and pursued her love of fashion working as a fashion coordinator for several designer houses in New York City. During WWII she proudly supported the troops by driving a Red Cross ambulance transporting soldiers to hospitals. As a member of the West Side Tennis Club in Forest Hills New York, Suzanne was a linesmen during several U.S. Opens. She enjoyed playing tennis and had an unreturnable cross court forehand. On Sept. 9, 1954, she married Fred Maguire, and they happily just celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary. Throughout their years together they lived in New York, Ohio, Florida, and finally Tennessee. Suzanne considered herself Blessed to spend her final years in such a beautiful area with kind and welcoming neighbors. In addition to her parents, Suzanne was preceded in death by her daughter, G.A. Maguire. She is survived by her husband, Frederick L. Maguire III, her son, Rick Maguire (Cleveland, Ohio), daughter, Alexandra (Alex) Engler and her husband Alex of Normandy. She is also survived by four grandchildren, six great grandchildren, loving cousin, Janet Duaine (Irving, Texas), and Dylan, her devoted yellow Lab. Suzanne was an avid reader of mysteries, enjoyed doing needlepoint, and as a Catholic, had a strong devotion to the Blessed Mother. Due to Mr. Maguire’s health and advanced age, the family will be having a private service. Kilgore Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Winnell Lackey Pittenger, 102, of Tullahoma, passed this life on Monday, Sept. 30, 2019 at Life Care Center at the age of 102. Winnell was born on March 18, 1917 in Decherd to the late George H. and Lela Bryan Williams. She was saved at the age of 12 at Rutledge Falls and was also baptized at the falls. She has lived a Christian life for over 80 years and was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene in Tullahoma. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by husbands, Louis Lackey and Owen Pittenger; three brothers, Judson Williams, George Williams, and Charles Williams; four sisters, Ella Ruth Garner, Jemima Baughman, Cullie Garner and Mary Elizabeth Hastings; brothers-in-law, George Washington Garner, Bryan Baughman, Gladson Garner, Donald Hastings, and B.W. Lackey; sisters-in-law, Ethel Williams, Ruth Williams, and Lorraine Williams; nephew, Terry Williams; niece, Joy Hepler; great-nephew, Aaron Garner; three step-sons, John Pittenger and his wife Shirley, Ernie Pittenger and Bill Pittenger. Winnell is survived by her daughter, Brenda Lackey; step-daughter-in-law, Betty Pittenger; sister-in-law, Dorothy Lackey; Life Care giver, Helen Riddle; grandchildren, Pam James, Greg and Dean Pittenger, Rhonda Lesjok, Jean (Dave) Keats, Tammy Pittenger and children, Sandi (Nick), Christian Tellie, Janine (Dan) Pedersen and children; 17 great-grandchildren; several great-great-grandchildren; foster children, Leona Pyles, Wanda Olsheske, Larry Deal, and Gene Deal; many nieces and nephews; and special friend, Billie Guinn and her children and grandchildren. Visitation will be held on Friday, Oct. 4 at Kilgore Funeral Home from noon to 3 p.m. with the funeral to follow at 3 p.m. with Elbert Smith, Don Garner and Jimmy Wright officiating. Burial will follow at Rose Hill Memorial Gardens. The family would like to especially thank the staff at Life Care Center and Hospice Compassus for their loving care for Winnell during the last few weeks of her life. Kilgore Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Joseph Turley Solomon Jr., of Newington, Ga., passed this life on Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019 at Memorial University Health Center in Savannah, Georgia. Mr. Solomon was born in Chattanooga to the late Joseph T. and Mary Clark Solomon Sr. He served his country in Vietnam as a Corporal in the United States Marine Corps and was a member of the first 17th Platoon from 1966-1968. He also attended the University of Chattanooga, and graduated from Georgia Southwestern State College. Mr. Solomon worked at Pilgrim’s Pride in Chattanooga, and also held civil service jobs in Birmingham, Ala., and Savannah, Ga., in procurement. Mr. Solomon is survived by two sisters, Mary Elizabeth Kennedy (Jerry), and Linda Morris; nieces and nephew, Karen Kennedy, Clark Kennedy (Dena) and Kelly Kennedy; and great nieces, Catelyn, Evalee and Zoey. A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 8 at 11 a.m. at Owens Chapel Cemetery in Franklin County with military honors and Rev. Karen Teichmann officiating. Kilgore Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Funeral services for Mrs. Linda Gail Sweeton, 71, of Tullahoma will be conducted at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019 at Tullahoma Funeral Home with Elbert Smith officiating. Burial will follow at Rose Hill Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home. Mrs. Sweeton passed from this life at Tennova Healthcare- Harton on Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019. Linda loved to collect antique dishes and jewelry. She lived a simple life and was an animal lover, especially cats. Linda was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. Linda is also preceded in death by her parents, Lawrence and Dorothy Nunley; infant sister and infant brother. She is survived by her husband of 55 years, John E. Sweeton; son, Larry (Brenda) Sweeton; daughter, Deborah (Joe) Wimsatt; grandchildren, Katie Wimsatt, Lisa Wimsatt and Ethan Sweeton. Tullahoma Funeral Home is honored to serve The Sweeton Family and asks that you sign the guest book at www.tullahomafuneralhome.com. Tullahoma Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mary Elizabeth “Betty” Crunk Tucker, 94, of Tullahoma departed this life on Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019, at Brookdale Assisted Living in Tullahoma. Ms. Tucker was born in Huntsville, Ala., to the late Clyde Crunk and Edna Yarbrough Crunk on Jan. 28, 1925. She was a member of the Marble Plains Baptist Church. She was employed for many years before retiring as a secretary with the I.U.D.E. 674 Pipefitters Union in Orlando, Fla. After her retirement she returned to her home in Coffee County and enjoyed her retirement spending time reading and playing cards at the Senior Citizens in Tullahoma and Winchester. She will be remembered as a Christian and will be missed by all who knew her. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, George Tucker, Jr., daughter and son-in-law, Theresa and Jack Lewis, brothers; Charles, Newman and Jerry Crunk. She is survived by her nieces; Debbie (Ronnie) Crownover of Normandy, Kathy (Craig) Russell of Tullahoma, Liza (Jeff) Holland of Orlando, Fla., Alison (Alan) Taylor, sister-in-law, Judy Crunk all of South Carolina, several great-nieces and great-nephews. Services were held Sept. 22 at the Chapel of Grant Funeral Services with Jack Hice officiating. Interment followed in Rose Hill Memorial Gardens, Tullahoma. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to be made to New Life, 702 Hundred Oaks Street, Winchester, TN 37398.