BROWN 

Larry Curtis Brown, 72, of Winchester, passed away on Monday, Oct. 7, 2019 at his residence.  Services will be at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 9 in the Moore-Cortner Chapel with Chris Seals and John Potts officiating.  Interment will follow at Franklin Memorial Gardens.

Moore-Cortner Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

COUNTS

Terrill A. Counts, 66, of Huntsville formerly of Winchester, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 3. 2019. Service was held Tuesday, Oct. 8 at Franklin Memorial Gardens. 

Moore-Cortner Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

 

FANNING 

John Landis Fanning passed away peacefully on Oct. 4, 2019 with his wife and children in their family home in Suwanee, Georgia after a courageous battle with cancer at the age of 70.  Friends and Family are invited to celebrate John’s life at Jennings-Moore-Cortner Funeral Home in Lynchburg for visitation from noon to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 9. A funeral service will follow at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Jennings-Moore-Cortner Funeral Home in Lynchburg.  Interment will be in Lynchburg City Cemetery. 

Jennings-Moore-Cortner Funeral Home of Lynchburg is in charge of arrangements.

 

HALL

Earl Avant Hall, 87, of Estill Springs, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 5 at his residence surrounded by his loving family. Services were held Tuesday, Oct. 8 in the Moore-Cortner Chapel with Minister Pam Pilote, Rev. Eric Bean, and Rev. Jason Heath officiating. Interment followed at Franklin Memorial Gardens with military honors bestowed. 

Moore-Cortner Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

 

HURDLE 

Edna Louise Hurdle, 86, of Muncie passed away Friday, Oct. 4, 2019 at Yorktown Manor.  She was born on April 18, 1933 in Coffee County, a daughter of the late Fred and Alta (Morris) Martin.

Edna retired from the Muncie General Motors Plant where she served in the cafeteria.  She attended the Mt Olive United Methodist Church for any years.  Edna was very talented and loved to make a variety of craft items.  She also enjoyed playing bingo and euchre.

Edna is survived by her children, Kathy Hurdle of Cheshire, Conn., Sandra Beeson of Muncie, Sharon (Mark) Long of Muncie; grandchildren, Jonathan O’Sullivan, Kalvin (fiancé: Samantha)Danaher, Brittney Rooney, Kameron Danaher, Zachary Long, Casey Huffman and Matt Huffman; great grandchildren, Kaylee, Emily and Ryan Neal; brother, Charles Martin of Manchester; several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Edna was preceded in death by her granddaughter, Christy Neal; siblings, Mary Sue Hulan, Annie Mae Neeley, Bill Martin, Harry Martin, Roy Martin, Fannie Angel, Paul Martin, Maggie Lois Martin and Joe Boyd Martin; step siblings, Lester and Lillian Martin.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and funeral service beginning at 2: p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 9 at Central Funeral Home in Manchester. Burial will follow in Shady Grove Cemetery in Manchester.  Online Guestbook at: www.ballardandsons.com and www.centralfuneralhome.com.

Central Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

LANCASTER

Funeral services for Mrs. Bobbie J. Lancaster, 64, of Estill Springs will be conducted at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9, at Tullahoma Funeral Home.  The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. until the time of service on Wednesday at the funeral home. 

Mrs. Lancaster passed from this life on Saturday, October 4, 2019, at Tennova Healthcare – Harton in Tullahoma.

Bobbie was born in Bryan, Texas to the late E.D. and Frances Irby.  She was an administrative assistant at Harton Hospital in Tullahoma and Southern Tennessee Medical Center in Winchester.  Bobbie loved going to the beach, and spending time with her family.  She loved being a Nana more than anything.  Bobbie was a loving wife, mother, sister, and Nana.

In addition to her parents, Bobbie is also preceded in death by her loving husband, Jim Lancaster; one brother, Michael Irby; one sister, Ann Rawlinson.  She is survived by one son, James Cory Lancaster; one daughter, Jamie Reilly (Jason); one brother, Roy Irby (Joyce); one sister, Diane Hope; one grandchild, William Reilly.

Tullahoma Funeral Home is honored to serve The Lancaster Family and asks that you sign the guest book at www.tullahomafuneralhome.com.

Tullahoma Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

PAMPLIN

Jeanne Lindsay Pamplin, 87, of Winchester, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019. Funeral services will follow at 1 p.m. Thursday in the Moore-Cortner Chapel with Dr. Michael Bradley and Rev. Jerry Stewart officiating. Interment will be at Franklin Memorial Gardens.

Moore-Cortner Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Tullahoma News – Oct. 9, 2019

 

MCCLURE

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Fred Donald McClure, 89, of Tullahoma, passed this life on Friday, Oct. 4, 2019 at Saint Thomas West Hospital in Nashville at the age of 89.

Mr. McClure was born in Winchester to the late Thomas J. and Fannie Stubblefield McClure. He was a veteran of the United States Army and went on to work as a Welding Engineer and Supervisor with AEDC. Mr. McClure was also a long-time member of the Gospel Tabernacle Baptist Church in Tullahoma. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Thelma Jean McClure; one son, Larry Donald McClure; and seven brothers and sisters, Grady, Claude and J.D. McClure, Dot Riddle, Gladys Parker, Thelma Farris and Dimple Sanders. Mr. McClure is survived by one son, Brad Stephen McClure and his wife Jennifer; seven grandchildren, Lori McClure Smith and her husband Thomas, Lance McClure and his wife Morgan, Taylor McClure Roper and her husband Craig, Morgan McClure, Leah McClure, Logan Langlois and Kelly Langlois; two great-grandchildren, Avery and Carter; and daughter-in-law, Lois McClure. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, October 8th, 2019 at Kilgore Funeral Home from 5:00-8:00pm. The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 9 at 2 p.m. in the Kilgore Funeral Home Chapel with Rod Shrader, Jack Hice and Jimmy Kesey officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the funeral service.  Burial will follow at Mount Garner Cemetery in Decherd. For those who wish, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Gospel Tabernacle Baptist Church, 965 Gourdneck Road NW, Tullahoma, Tennessee 37388.

Kilgore Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

SAIN

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William Ray (Pete) Sain, 79, passed away on Sunday Oct. 6, 2019.  Sain was born June 13, 1940 in Coffee County to William R. (Pete) Sain, Sr. and Juanita Wooten Sain.

He grew up in the Summitville community along with brother, James Leroy and sisters, Paula Jane, Sandra Kay and Judith Gail. He attended Coffee County schools. He served in the Marine Corps from 1957-1960. After leaving the Marines he moved to Nashville and graduated from Nashville Business College. He was Business Manager at Olivetti-Underwood for several years. He married Irene Meador Carter in 1967. They have two sons William Ray (Trey) Sain Ill and John Carter Sain. Trey is married to Gina Ballard and they have one son, Samuel. Carter is married to Rachel Rogers and they have three children, Eliot, Maddox and Joely. He returned to Manchester in 1970 and joined his father and brother as partner in Sain Construction Company. He and his brother, Jimmy, took over the business after their father's retirement and remain partners in the company. He served on boards of Motlow Development Council, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Foundation and was a Commissioner for the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency. He was one of the co-founders of the Sportsmen and Businessmen's Charitable Organization in Coffee County 36 years ago and remained active until just the past few years. When the Houston Oilers moved to Tennessee he was appointed on the advisory committee by team owner, Bud Adams, to choose a new name for what is now the Tennessee Titans. He was involved in the governor campaigns for John J. Hooker, Jr., Ned Ray McWherter and Philip Bredesen. He was an avid hunter of big game, having traveled to several continents. He enjoyed so much spending time with his family and friends on hunting trips and had so many interesting stories to tell about his hunting adventures.

A memorial service for Sain will be held Saturday Oct. 12 at 3 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Manchester. Visitation will be from noon until the memorial service at 3 p.m. The family asks that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to Sportsmen and Businessmen's Charitable Organization at P.O. 521, Manchester TN 37349.

Murfreesboro Funeral Home and Cremation Services is in charge of arrangements.

 

SULLENGER

Tad Micheal Sullenger, 32, of Winchester, passed away on Friday, Oct. 4, 2019 at Erlanger Hospital in Chattanooga. Funeral Services will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 9 in the Moore-Cortner Chapel with Rev. Mike Robertson officiating.  Interment will follow at Mt. Carmel Cemetery with full military honors.

Moore-Cortner Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

SWINFORD

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Philip William Swinford, 87, of Tullahoma, went to be with the Lord on Friday morning, Oct. 4, 2019.

Bro. Swinford was born on Dec. 11, 1931 to Frank Freeman and E.B. Hirlston Swinford who preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Frank Freeman Swinford Jr. and Joe Henry Swinford; and four sisters, Pauline Grant, Eunice Chesser, Lois Simmons and Jean Roush. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Robbie Gunn Swinford; two daughters, Shannon (Loran) Meyers and Ladana (Yram) Lopez; four grandchildren, Breanna Nicole Meyers, Robbie Frances Lopez, Brookelynne Noel Meyers and Ezekiel Swinford Ysidro Lopez; three sisters, Freida Newman, Glynn Clark and Elsie Lewis; brother-in-law, Euther Chesser; sisters-in-law, Elwanda Brown Swinford, Frances (Tom) Shelton, Jeanette Gunn and Sue Gunn; and a host of nephews and nieces. He loved Jesus and people.

To honor his memory, we must all walk humbly before God and make plans to meet him some day. Visitation will be held on Thursday, Oct. 10 at Kilgore Funeral Home from 5-8 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Friday, Oct. 11 at 1 p.m. at New Life Pentecostal Church, 4347 Metro 41A Highway, Normandy, Tennessee 37360 with Rev. Yram Lopez and Rev. Ron Brown officiating. There will be one hour of visitation prior to the funeral service at the church. Burial with military honors will follow at Rose Hill Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to Shelbyville United Pentecostal Church Building Fund, where he served as Bishop, 1701 Green Lane, Shelbyville, Tennessee 37160. The family would like to thank Adoration Hospice, and especially his nurse, Susan Moss for the loving care they provided.

Kilgore Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

WRIGHT

Robin Rhea Wright, 54, of Belvidere, passed away on Friday, Oct. 4, 2019 at Tri-Star Centennial Medical Center in Nashville. Funeral was held Tuesday, Oct. 8 in the Moore-Cortner Chapel with Rev. Willie Banks officiating.  Interment followed at Green Cemetery.

Moore-Cortner Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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