Death Notices

Tuesday, July 15, 2003 at 1:00am

Busby, William Earl Sr.

EAST NASHVILLE - William Earl Busby Sr., 52, died July 11, 2003. Survivors include his mother, Mary Sue Busby; wife, Pamela Busby; sons, William and Timmy Busby and Bubba McCloud; daughter, Tammy Whitaker; brothers, Wendell, Thomas and Roger; sisters, Delane, Gail and Betty Ann; and seven grandchildren. Mr. Busby was a cabinetmaker and Vietnam veteran. A funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. today. Interment will follow in Spring Hill Cemetery.

Spring Hill Funeral Home

865-1101

Cartwright, Shirley

NASHVILLE - Shirley Cartwright, 71, died July 12, 2003. Survivors include her husband, L.C. Cartwright; daughter, Carolyn Buchanan; sons, Charles E. Buchanan Jr., Joel W. Buchanan and Larry (Lynn) Cartwright; grandchildren, Melissa Ann Pulley, Amber Renee and Austin Cartwright; sister, Christine Slate; and brothers, Ray and Donnie Hester. A funeral service will be conducted at 1 p.m. today with Weldon Rickman officiating. Interment will be in Mapleview Cemetery. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

Woodbine Funeral Home Directors

832-1948

Crosby, Helen Bryant

Leipers Fork - Helen Bryant Crosby, 58, died July 13, 2003. Survivors include her husband, Thomas Crosby; sons, Rob and Jeff Lepley; stepchildren, Curtis and Wanda Crosby; three granddaughters; and sister, Carolyn Kennedy. A funeral service will be conducted at 7 p.m. today with Joe Moseley officiating. Interment will be at 10 a.m. Friday in Evergreen Cemetery in Michigan. Family and friends will serve as active pallbearers. Memorial contributions may be made to the Leipers Fork Public Library. Visitation with the family will be held from 4-7 p.m. today.

Woodbine Funeral Home, Hickory Chapel Directors

331-1952

Cummings, William H.

NASHVILLE - William H. Cummings, 73, died July 12, 2003. Survivors include his wife, Frances Ophelia Cummings; children, William L. Cummings, Deborah Bratcher, Bobby Jennette and Ann Buck; brothers, Wayne and Jerry Cummings; sisters, Margaret Chaffin, Sue McGill, Mary Ann Watson and Linda Roberts; 12 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. A funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. today with Brother Phil Barnes officiating. Interment will follow in Woodlawn Memorial Park. Visitation with the family will be held from 9-11 a.m. today

Bond Memorial Chapel

773-2663

Englert, Margaret Ann Hawkins

NASHVILLE - Margaret Ann Hawkins Englert, 103, died July 12, 2003. She was born in Nashville to the late Albert and Ella Badacour Hawkins. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph Englert Sr.; grandson, David Leonard Isaacs; and sister, Adrienne H. Karsch. Survivors include her children, Ella Rosa Englert Jennette, Ann Englert (Leonard) Isaacs, Wendle Englert (Cleland) Smith and Ralph Englert Jr.; seven grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; sisters, Louise Hawkins Thoman and Catherine Hawkins Nokes; and several nieces and nephews. Mrs. Englert was a member and taught kindergarten at Inglewood Methodist Church for 50 years. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. today in the Inglewood United Methodist Church with the Rev. Sandy Hodge officiating. Grandchildren will serve as pallbearers. Interment will be at 3 p.m. today in Woodlawn Memorial Park. Memorial contributions may be made to Inglewood United Methodist Church.

Woodlawn Funeral Home

383-4754

Ewing, Eula Overby

NASHVILLE - Eula Overby Ewing, 88, died July 13, 2003. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harvey M. Ewing. She was a former employee of Burroughs Corporation. A funeral service will be conducted at 1 p.m. today with the Rev. Timothy M. Hardin Jr. officiating. Interment will be in Adams Cemetery in Adams, Tenn.

Roesch Patton Funeral Home

244-6480

Hale, Winnie Woodard

EAST NASHVILLE - Winnie Woodard Hale, 72, died July 13, 2003. Survivors include her husband of 50 years, Dewey Hale; sister, Jo Ella (Buford) Warf; daughter, Trudy O'Brian of Ontario, Canada; and several nieces and nephews. Mrs. Hale was a member of Ivy Memorial Baptist Church. A funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. today with Brother Tommy Ferguson and Brother Harlan Williams will officiate. Her nephews will serve as pallbearers. Interment will follow in Spring Hill Cemetery.

Spring Hill Funeral Home & Cemetery

865-1101

Hawkins, Hadley

NASHVILLE - Hadley Hawkins, 61, died July 13, 2003. Survivors include his wife, Marie Hawkins; daughters, Pamela (David) Ball and Stacey (Shaun) Cunningham; son, Chris Lewis; and grandchildren, Ashley and Joey Cunningham. A funeral service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday with Brother Tim Williams officiating. Interment will be in Hermitage Memorial Gardens. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers. Memorial contributions may be made to The Hadley Hawkins Memorial Fund, c/o AmSouth Bank, Hickory Plaza Branch. Visitation with the family will be held from 4-8 p.m. today.

Woodbine Funeral Home, Hickory Chapel Directors

331-1952

Johnston, Lillian Clayton 'Shugg'

NASHVILLE - Lillian Clayton "Shugg" Johnston, 91, died July 12, 2003. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles R. Johnston Jr. Survivors include her son, Charles R. (Glenda) Johnston III; grandchildren, Charles R. (Suzanne) Johnston IV, James Kevin (Cathy) Johnston, S. Diane (Mitch) Hagopian and Robin L. (Howard) Strain; and six great-grandchildren. Mrs. Johnston was a member of Hillsboro Church of Christ. She retired from the Vanderbilt Medical Center Dietary Department. A funeral service will be conducted at 10 a.m. today with A.M. Burton and Randall Perdue presiding. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery. Honorary pallbearers will be friends and staff of Lakeshore Retirement Community. Active pallbearers will be Charles Johnston IV, J. Kevin Johnston, Howard Strain, Ronnie Lacky, Nathan England and Kevin Moody. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Lakeshore Retirment Center, 832 Wedgewood Ave., Nashville, Tenn. 37203; Hillsboro Church of Christ, 5800 Hillsboro Road, Nashville, Tenn., 37215; or the charity of choice.

Roesch Patton Brentwood Funeral Home

373-3040

Mathews, Abraham T.

FRANKLIN - Abraham T. Mathews, 84, died July 13, 2003. Survivors incude his wife, Sara Mathews; sons, Abraham (Becky) and George (Letha) Mathews; and grandchildren, Zara, Alex, Nikhil and Anita Mathews. A funeral service will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday with Brother Doug Fultz officiating. Interment will follow in Harpeth Hills Memory Gardens. Visitation will be held from 5-9 p.m. today.

Harpeth Hills Funeral Home

646-9292

Morgan, Lorena Culberson

GALLATIN/NASHVILLE - Lorena Culberson Morgan, 94, died July 12, 2003. Mrs. Morgan was preceded in death by her husbands, J.W. West Sr. and Charles Morgan; and a son, Joseph W. West Jr. Survivors include her son, W. Lawrence West; daughters, Peggy W. Jordan, Madeline Flanders and Juanita Moore; 13 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Family and friends will gather for a graveside service at 11 a.m. today in Mount Olivet Cemetery with the Rev. Bob Brown officiating. Mrs. Morgan's grandsons will serve as pallbearers. Memorial contributions may be made to Alive Hospice of Nashville, Inc., 1718 Patterson St., Nashville, Tenn. 37203.

Phillips-Robinson Co.

262-3312

Pope, Jerry Franklin

NASHVILLE - Jerry Franklin Pope, 59, died July 12, 2003. He was a native of Old Hickory and a Vietnam veteran. Mr. Pope was a past master of Masonic Lodge 598, Scottish Rite, York. He had retired from GE Medical Systems. He was preceded in death by his parents, Claude and Lucille Pope. Survivors include his beloved wife, Nancy; sister, Joyce (Hugh) White; children, Karona Pope, Tracy (Terry) Vaughn and Shawn (Lori) Pope; mother-in-law, Ann Powell; stepchildren, Karen (Dan) Sturm, Keyne (Steve) Mitchell and Kylene (Brendan) Jones; grandchildren, JT, Charlie-Joe and Tyler Vaughn, Haylee and Brady Pope, Jaime and Thomas Sturm, Ryan, Chelsea and Payton Mitchell, and Madyson Jones. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. today with the Rev. Garry Speich officiating. Interment will follow in Hermitage Memorial Gardens.

Phillips-Robinson Co., Hadley Chapel Directors

847-1010

Sloan, Ben Cleveland

SPRINGFIELD - Ben Cleveland Sloan, 82, died July 12, 2003. He was born March 8, 1921, in Jackson County to the late Wiley Stanton and Mattie Wilson Sloan. Mr. Sloan retired from Genesco. Survivors include his wife, Sarah Johnson Sloan of Springfield; sons, Robert of Springfield and Don (Susie) Sloan of Springfield; daughters, Nancy (Glenn) Harris of Springfield, Linda (Anthony) Fizer of Ashland City and Diane Sloan of Springfield; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. A funeral service will be conducted at 4 p.m. today with Tim Harris officiating. Grandchildren and sons-in-law will serve as pallbearers. Interment will be in Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from noon-4 p.m. today.

Robertson County Funeral Home

384-0036

Tinnon, Frank Robertson 'Bobby' Jr.

GOODLETTSVILLE - Frank Robertson "Bobby" Tinnon Jr., 53, died July 13, 2003, at Saint Thomas Hospital. He was a native of Goodlettsville. Survivors include his wife, Prissy Brown Tinnon; daughter, Mandi Tinnon; sister, Keene Ayers; and stepmother, Marie Tinnon. He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank R. and Sally Tinnon. Mr. Tinnon was a graduate of Sewanee Military Academy and Middle Tennessee State University. The family will receive friends from 1-7 p.m. today at First Baptist Church of Goodlettsville. A celebration of his life will be held at 7 p.m. today. Pallbearers will be Doug Brown, Eddy Brown, Danny Foster, Al Hampton, Bob Ingram, Rob Miles, Ramiro Muralles, Chad Watts and Jim Watts. Honorary pallbearers will be Doug and Christy Brown's Sunday School Classes at First Baptist Church of Goodlettsville, Glennda Ingram, Larry Lowe, Jan Miles, Tony Short, Rodney Rayburn, L.D. Williams, Tom Puckett and Randall Parton. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Bobby Tinnon Memorial Scholarship Fund, Davidson Academy, 1414 Old Hickory Blvd., Nashville, TN 37207.

Cole & Garrett, Goodlettsville

859-5231

Vaughn, David M.

ANTIOCH - David M. Vaughn, 58, died July 12, 20033. Survivors include her daughter, Heather Vaughn Alexander; son, Damon M. Vaughn; grandchildren, Josh, Katie, C.J., Ryan, Kylie, Jessica and Christina; sisters, Joyce Hardiman, Rosalyn Moss, Sharon Stone and Carmen Adkinson; brothers, Jesse Dalton, Wayne, Randall, Wesley, Douglas and John Vaughn. A funeral service will be conducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday with the Rev. Everett Hooper officiating. Interment will be in Union Cemetery, Dickson. His brothers will serve as pallbearers. Visitation with the family will be held from 2-8 p.m. today.

Woodbine Funeral Home Directors

832-1948

Whitaker, Gilbert Arthur 'Art' Sr.

NASHVILLE - Retired Lt. Col. Gilbert Arthur "Art" Whitaker Sr. of the U.S. Air Force, 69, died July 12, 2003. He served in the U.S. Air Force for 20 years, including during the Vietnam War. He retired from the State of Tennessee after 25 years of service. Survivors include his wife of 45 years, Margaret Fagan Whitaker; daughter, Crystal (David) Hiller; sons, Gilbert Arthur "Art" (Karen) Whitaker Jr. and Glenn Edward (Teresa) Whitaker; grandchildren, Christine and Bradley Whitaker, Matthew and McKenzie Wallace, Edward and Casey Whitaker, and Michael and Katie Hiller; sisters, Joan (Bob) Milano and Jean (Warner) Law; brother, Jack (Mary) Thompson; and several nieces and nephews. A funeral service will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday with the Rev. Lemuel Wade officiating. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery with military honors. Honorary pallbearers will be the Labor and Work Force Development of the State of Tennessee. Family and friends will serve as active pallbearers. Visitation will be held from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. today.

Woodbine Funeral Home, Hickory Chapel Directors

331-1952

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