Death Notices

Friday, August 15, 2003 at 1:00am

Boone, Joyce 'G.G.'

NASHVILLE - Joyce "G.G." Boone, 64, died Aug. 12, 2003. Survivors include her daughter, Vickie (Richard) Tucker; son, Edward Waynick; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and sisters, Virginia Smith and Brenda (Jack) Campbell. A funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. today with Brother Michael Whobrey officiating. Interment will be in Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Westmoreland. Active pallbearers will be family and friends.

Woodbine Funeral Home Directors

832-1948

Boyd, James R.

NASHVILLE - James R. Boyd died Aug. 10, 2003. Survivors include his sisters, Patricia (Cicil) Stewart, Kathleen Bush, Juanita Howard and Sherry (Carroll) Little; brothers, Ernest E. Smith and Charles (Jamie) Boyd; devoted friend, Barbara Boyd; and numerous uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Visitation will be held from noon-1 p.m. today. A funeral service will begin at 1 p.m. today with the Rev. Breonus Mitchell Sr. officiating. Interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery.

Lewis & Wright Funeral Directors

255-2371

Dreblow, Cindy A.

NASHVILLE - Cindy A. Dreblow, 51, died Aug. 11, 2003. She was a 30-year employee of Walgreens. She was born in Sioux City, Iowa, and was a former resident of Hopkinsville, Ky. Survivors include her husband, Dennis; son, Jason; sister, Mary; brother, Dick; mother-in-law; three sisters-in-law; three brothers-in-law; three nieces; five nephews; seven great-nieces and great-nephews; and friends. Visitation will be held from 3-8 p.m. today at the funeral home with a prayer service beginning at 7 p.m. A funeral service will begin at 10 a.m. at St. Edward's Catholic Church. Memorials may be made to Alive Hospice Inc. or St. Edward's Catholic Church. Entombment will follow in Spring Hill Mausoleum.

Spring Hill Funeral Home & Cemetery

865-1101

Farrell, Mildred Terry

NASHVILLE - Mildred Terry Farrell, 93, died Aug. 13, 2003. She was a member of Lockeland Baptist Church and the Jere Baxter Chapter No. 343 Order of the Eastern Star for 40 years. She was a charter member of the DAR in the state of Tennessee. She retired from the Baptist Sunday School Board. Mrs. Farrell was preceded in death by her husband, John R. Farrell Sr.; daughter, Joyce Lovette; and son, John R. Farrell Jr. Survivors include her daughter, Marion "Mitzi" Keogh; daughter-in-law, Audrey Farrell; sister, Essie Graves; grandchildren, Dee Dee Spiva, Joe Farrell, Colleen Patterson (Rick), Linda Swann (Bob), Shell Wilson (Jay), Kim Buckner (Rick), Tim Keogh, John Keogh, Molly Finney, Erin Keogh and Kelly Keogh (Sue); 15 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren. A funeral service will begin at 11 a.m. today at Lockeland Baptist Church, 16th and Holly St., with Dr. Herbert Higdon officiating. Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Eastern Star and members of the Metro Fire Department. Memorial contributions may be made To Alive Hospice of Nashville, Inc., 1718 Patterson St., Nashville, TN 37203.

Phillips-Robinson Co.

262-3312

Garrett, Nell H.

NASHVILLE - Nell H. Garrett, 89, Aug. 12, 2003. Survivors include her sisters, Louise Bow, Katherine Suter, Polly Van (John) Goor and Jane Smith; and several nieces and nephews. A funeral service will be conducted at 1 p.m. today with Dr. Millard Reed officiating. Jerry Brown and nephews will serve as active pallbearers. Interment will be in Gallatin City Cemetery.

Phillips-Robinson Co.

262-3312

Hawkins, Frances A.

NASHVILLE - Frances A. Hawkins died Aug. 8, 2003. Survivors include her husband, Hyluson S. Hawkins Jr.; mother, Carrie B. James; daughter, Cheryl (Roger) Gervais; nine grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; four aunts; one uncle; three brothers-in-law; two sisters-in-law; and nieces, nephews, cousins, other family and friends. Interment will be at noon today in Greenwood Cemetery.

Johnson's House of Atena

254-3472

Hayes, Nicole LaShella

BALTIMORE/NASHVLLE - Nicole LaShella Hayes, 22, died Aug. 6, 2003. She was preceded in death by her grandmother, Clara Frierson Stuckey; and aunt, Martha "Pee Wee" Wright. Survivors include her mother, Jimmie Gyamerah of Atlanta; father, John F. (Deba) Hayes Sr.; godparents, Rita (Steig) McDonald; brother, John F. Hayes Jr. of McMinnville; sister, Angellica Hayes; grandmother, Mabel Hayes; grandfathers, Richard Thompson and James E. Frierson; aunts, Beverly Hayes, Nancy (Danny) Gardner, Clara Frierson, Cynthia Jones and Sheryl Hall of St. Louis, and Deatrice Frierson of Washington; uncle, Michael Hayes; and a host of other relatives and friends. Ms. Hayes will live on because she was a major organs donor. Family visitation will be held from 10-11 a.m. today at Corinthian Baptist Church, 819 33rd Ave. N. A funeral service will begin at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Robert Jarrett officiating, Pastor Dianne Collins of College Park, Ga., as eulogist and the Rev. Enoch Fuzz as pastor. Interment will be in Greenwood "West" Cemetery.

Smith Brothers Funeral Directors Inc.

726-1476

Lassiter, William Allison

GREENBRIER - William Allison Lassiter, 86, died Aug. 7, 2003.

He was a strawberry farmer. His wife, Frances Lassiter, and daughter, Edna Goad, preceded him in death. Survivors include his sons, Wayne, Jimmy, Lonnie, Ronnie, Larry, and Donnie Lassiter; daughters, Kay Neal and Betty Jo Lassiter; and sister, Annie Mae Thompson. Visitation with the family will be held from 3-9 p.m. today. A funeral service will be conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday with Brother Raymond Abbott officiating. Interment will be in the Lassiter Family Cemetery.

Cole & Garrett Funeral Home

859-5231

Marino, Vivian Joyce

NASHVILLE - Vivian Joyce Marino, 73, died Aug. 12, 2003. She was preceded in death by her husband of 48 years, John Michael Marino. Survivors include her daughter, Chi Chi (Doug) Ulrich; son, Nicholas (Jenny) Marino; mother, Geneva Wall; brothers, Jerry (Libby) and Ray Wall; nephew, Patrick; sister, Carolyn (Johnny); grandchildren, Gina (Britt) Buchanan, Niki Lucas, Tracy Middleton and Jolene Marino; and great-grandchildren, Nico Marino and Britton Buchanan. A funeral service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday with Brother Dave Werner officiating. Interment will follow in Woodlawn Memorial Park. Visitation with the family will be held from 4-9 p.m. today and from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday.

Woodlawn Funeral Home

383-4754

Miller, Thomas Joe

NASHVILLE - Thomas Joe Miller, 75, died Aug. 13, 2003, after an extended illness. Mr. Miller retired from the U.S. Postal Service after 38 years of service. Survivors include his wife, Rosemarie Gill Miller; daughters, Connie M. Russell (Bill) and Joanie Trew (Scott); granddaughters, Heather Adkins (Kyle) and Melissa Trew; sister, Mary Ellen Woodmore; and brothers, Daniel N. and William H. Miller. A funeral service will be conducted at 10 a.m. today with Brother Jim Olive officiating. Honorary pallbearers will be the deacons and elders of Jackson Park Church of Christ. Active pallbearers will be Buddy Beaty, Danny Miller, Orbra Temple, Buford Putman, Delmar Watson and Larry McDougal. Interment will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens. Mr. Miller's family would like to express thanks to the staff of physicians and nurses at St. Thomas Hospital for their devoted care.

Phillips-Robinson Co.

262-3312

Phillips, Jackie Mathews

NASHVILLE - Jackie Mathews Phillips, 53, died Aug. 12, 2003, died in an automobile accident in Clarksville, Tenn., with her husband, Eldon Edwin Wilkerson Jr. Survivors include her parents, Harold and Myrtle Mathews of Clarksville, Tenn.; daughter, Leslie (Tommy) Mimms of Springfield; sisters, April Mathews and Mona (John) Moss of Alabama; brother, Hal (Mary Beth) Mathews; grandchild, Trevor Edwin Mimms of Springfield; and four nephews. A funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. today with Dr. David Foster officiating. Interment will follow in Harpeth Hills Memory Gardens. Visitation will be held from noon-2 p.m. today.

Harpeth Hills Funeral Home

646-9292

Rollins, William Neil

NASHVILLE - William Neil Rollins, 44, died Aug. 11, 2003. He was born April 20, 1959, to Margaret (Peggy) Hosier Rollins and Clark Barton Rollins Jr. He graduated from the University School of Nashville and received his bachelor's degree from Bradford College in Boston. He was a visual artist. He was a world traveler and visited Russia, China, South America and many countries in Europe. He loved his family, especially his nieces, Lindsey Rollins, Meglyn Krafft and Natasha Rollins; and nephews, Clark Rollins IV, Kurt Krafft and Alex Rollins. Survivors include his parents, nieces and nephews; brothers, Clark Rollins III (Delinda) and Don David Rollins (Lisa); sister, Ann Rollins Krafft (Lance); and dear friend, Lottie Jane Davis. After a private family interment at noon today in Harpeth Hills Cemetery, the family will host a showing of his art and visitation from 2-4 p.m. today at Harpeth Presbyterian Church, 3077 Hillsboro Road. A memorial service will begin at 4 p.m. at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to the William Rollins Fund for the Arts c/o The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee at 3833 Cleghorn Ave., Suite 400, Nashville, TN 37215.

Crawford Mortuary and Crematory

254-8200

Wilkerson, Eldon Edwin Jr.

NASHVILLE - Eldon Edwin Wilkerson Jr., 60, and his wife, Jackie Phillips, died Aug. 12, 2003, in an automobile accident in Clarksville, Tenn. Survivors include his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Eldon E. Wilkerson Sr. of Clarksville, Ohio; son, David Edwin (Stacy) Wilkerson of Michigan; daughter, Michelle Wilkerson Freischmidt of Alaska; stepdaughter, Leslie Phillips Mimms of Tennessee: sister, Judith Retsema of Ohio; five grandchildren; a niece; and two nephews. A funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. today with Dr. David Foster officiating. Interment will follow in Harpeth Hills Memory Gardens. Visitation with the family will be held from noon-2 p.m. today. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Clarksville United Methodist Church, PO Box 103, Clarksville, Ohio, 45113.

Harpeth Hills Funeral Home

646-9292

Wilson, Gaynelle

NASHVILLE - Gaynelle Wilson died Aug. 10, 2003. She was preceded in death by her father, H. Wade Wilson of Maryville. Survivors include her friend and companion, John G. Blackman Jr. of Nashville; mother, Bernice Johnson Wilson of Nashville; sister, Laura Wilson (Craig VanSant) of Everett, Wash.; stepnephew, Aaron VanSant of Seattle; godson, Joseph Cusley Patton of Montgomery, Ala.; aunts, Ella Mae Johnson McClanahan, Reba Gann Wilson and Marcella Holden Wilson, all of Knoxville; uncle, David Terrell Wilson of Palm City, Fla.; several cousins; and dedicated friends, including co-workers at the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development. She was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church and participated in the adult choir and the Sara Grigsby Sunday School class. She was a life-member of the American Association of University Women and the International Association of Personnel in Employment Security and member of the American Counseling Association and the National Employment Counseling Association. Ms. Wilson was a graduate of Carson-Newman College in Jefferson City and the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. At her request, her body was donated to Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. A memorial service will be held at Immanuel Baptist Church at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Immanuel Baptist Church, 222 Belle Meade Blvd., Nashville, TN 37206; or to the charity of choice. The family wishes to express gratitude to Alive Hospice and the staff at Wade Nursing for their compassionate care.

Marshall Donnelly Combs

327-1111

Woodruff, Naomi Elizabeth

NASHVILLE - Naomi Elizabeth Woodruff, 81, died Aug. 10, 2003. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence Woodruff Jr. Survivors include her daughters, Barbara Randolph, Kathryn (Samuel) Wright, Delores (Carl) Davidson and Patricia (Walter) Sweat; sons, Nathaniel (Lillie), Clarence III (Lurlene), Rodell (Pamela) Woodruff; brother, Leroy Cecil; 16 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; devoted friends, Geneva and Sarah Webster and Gwendolyn Price; and in-laws, other relatives and friends. Interment will be 10 a.m. today in Nashville National Cemetery in Madison.

Johnson's House of Atena

254-3472

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