Death Notices

Wednesday, December 10, 2003 at 1:00am

Cramb, Clayton Vance Jr.

NASHVILLE - Clayton Vance Cramb Jr., 58, died Dec. 8, 2003. He was preceded in death by his father, Clayton V. Cramb Sr. Survivors include his wife, Sandra F. Jones; sons, Clayton V. Cramb III and David C. Cramb and their mother, Patricia Cramb; mother, Frances A. Cramb; mother-in-law, Helen B. Jones; sister, Milina F. Cramb; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Dr. Beverly Jones and Mark Langford; aunts, Sarah Shupe of Clinton, Ky., and Irene Blanton of Carmichael, Calif.; uncles, James O. and Betty Moore of Martin and James and Allene Taylor; niece, Kristy (Carlos) Garcia; and two great-nephews. He was a judicial commissioner for the Metro General Session Courts from 1986-99. A funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. today with Father Robert Abstein officiating. Visitation will begin at 11 a.m. today. Interment will be in Harpeth Hills Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Mark Langford, John Gore, Gary Cooper, James C. McBroom, Guy Whitley and Thomas B. Wilson.

Phillips Robinson Co.


Dillon, Peggy Jean Rather

HERMITAGE - Peggy Jean Rather Dillon died Dec. 8, 2003. Mrs. Dillon was preceded in death by her parents, Agee and Fairy Belle Rather; and her brothers, Nicholas, Douglas and Phillip Rather. Survivors include her husband, Frank Dillon; son, Mike (Judy) Jones; grandsons, Jonathan and Andrew Jones; brother, Garnett (Peggy) Rather; nieces, Cherry Rather and Holly Ray; nephews, Nick Rather, Billy Rather, Eric Rather and Jeff Rather; and great-nephews, Kerry Dale Fuqua, Jason Fuqua and Nick Ray. Visitation with the family will be held from 10-11 a.m. today at Belmont United Methodist Church. A funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. today with the Rev. John Collett officiating. Interment will be in Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Honorary pallbearers will be the Harbison Fellowship Sunday School Class. Active pallbearers will be Mike, Jonathan and Andrew Jones, Garnett Rather, Nick Rather, Kerry Dale Fuqua, and Jim and Nick Ray. Memorial contributions may be made to AGAPE, 4555 Trousdale Drive, Nashville, Tenn., 37204; or Alive Hospice, 1718 Patterson St., Nashville, Tenn., 37203.

Woodbine Funeral Home, Hickory Chapel


Scruggs, Charlie B.

HENDERSONVILLE - Charlie B. Scruggs, 83, died Dec. 5, 2003, at his residence. He was a veteran of World War II, where he served in the U.S. Coast Guard. He was preceded in death by his wife, Nora Scruggs. Survivors include his grandson, James Craighead; great-granddaughter, Sandra Duley; two great-great-grandchildren; daughter-in-law, Ethel Craighead; and sisters, Odean Hickey and Mary Duke. A funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. today with Brother August Ruff officiating. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers. Interment will be in Woodlawn Memorial Park.

Phillips Robinson Co.


Williams, John Greenlaw 'Jack'

NASHVILLE - John Greenlaw "Jack" Williams, 68, died Dec. 7, 2003. He was preceded in death by his parents, Alfred Ledden and Annie Gee Williams. Survivors include his wife, Mary Virginia Williams; children, Christie Anne Williams, Margaret Cheairs Johnson, John Greenlaw Williams Jr. (Missy), Cynthia Davis-Williams Johnson (B.K.) of Hebron, Ky., George Dibrell Smith Jr. (Julie), Laura Smith Moss-Dudley (Steve), John Hoblitzell Teas, Lorraine Capell Teas and Margaret Teas Elder (Jim); grandchildren, Alexandra O'Brien Williams, Elizabeth Greenlawn Johnson, Franklin Vincent Johnson, Thomas Connery Johnson, Bryant Cheairs Johnson, Julia McCauley Smith, Virginia Dibrell Smith, Charles A. Moss IV, MaryLauren Dibrell Moss, Andrew Stephens Dudley and Kathryn Elizabeth Dudley; brother, Alfred Ledden Williams Jr. (Martha) of Topeka, Kan.; and niece, Kathleen Anne Williams. A funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. today at the Cathedral of the Incarnation. Family will receive friends from 9 a.m. until time of service at the church. Active pallbearers will be John Teas, Jim Elder Jr., Mike Fabian, Nick Fabian, Tom Andrews and B.K. Johnson. Honorary pallbearers will be Elizabeth and James Bass Jr., Lissa and William H. Bradford, Carolyn and Miller Kimbrough Jr., Britton and Norris Nielsen, Betsy and Mac Ozier, Jean and Fred Carter, John Thorpe, Charles Link, Bob Gayle, Elizabeth Pegram, David Rollins, Clanton Smith, Jack Madden Jr., James Cecil Jr., Greer Cummings, Missy and Leonard McKeand, Mary Stumb, Tommy Schlater, Marge Ewers, Jane Fabian, Gayle and Alden Smith Jr., Sue and Edan Smith, Steve Dudley, Linda Burkholder, David Smith, Robert Johnson, Joyce and Billy Warner, friends at General Accident and friends at Bear's Paw of Naples. Burial will be in Mount Olivet Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions to the Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt, The American Cancer Society or The American Heart Association.

Roesch Patton Austin Bracey & Charlton


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