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Obituaries

Allie T. Denton, 94

LEBANON – Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Friday, October 24, at the Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home for Mrs. Denton, 94, of Lebanon.

A native of Wilson County, she passed away Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2008 at Quality Care Nursing Home.

One of ten children to the late William Glenn Hudson and Tilley Oakley Hudson, she was a homemaker and a member of Highland Heights Church of Christ.

The family will receive friends Friday from 10 a.m. until service time. Services will be conducted by Brother Floyd Farris. Interment will be in the Wilson County Memorial Gardens.

Survivors include: two sisters Georgia (Frank) Neal and Louise Eastes — both of Lebanon; as well as several nieces and nephews. 

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by husbands:  John S. Taylor, Hubert Green and Raymond Denton; brothers Carlos and Ollie Hudson; sisters Irene Hallums, Mildred Litchford, Lucille Ogle, Eunice Tribble and Lois Hudson.

Active pallbearers:  Johnny Hackett, Clayton Hallums, Bobby Hudson, Frank Neal III, Terry Neal, Jimmy Neal, David Major and Clark Sampson.  

Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home of Lebanon is in charge of arrangements.

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Barbara Ann Greenamyer, 80

LEBANON – Funeral services have been scheduled for 11 a.m. Friday, October 24 at the Sellars Funeral Home for Ms. Greenamyer, 80, of Lebanon. A retired tax assessor, she died Oct. 21, 2008.

She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church and was active with the knitting group and the sewing group of the church.

The family will be receiving friends Friday for one hour before service. Services will be conducted by Dr. John Cheetham.

A chapel service will also be held at Gillespie Funeral Home in Coldwater, Michigan Saturday, October 25 with interment in California Corners Cemetery immediately following the service.

Pallbearers will include: Donald, Bradly and Mark Phillips, Chris Lowry, Justin and Caleb Shupp.

Survivors include sons Ron (Maxine) Shupp and John (Brenda) Phillips. Also surviving is sister Mary Lou Ashton; grandchildren Donald Phillips, Bradly Phillips, Mark Phillips, Danielle (Chris) Lowry, Justin (Blondy) Shupp and Caleb Shupp; and four great-grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by brothers James and William McNickel and husbands Jack Phillips and Leon Greenamyer.

Sellars Funeral Home, Lebanon, is in charge of local arrangements.

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Henry Aaron Woods, 49

LEBANON – Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Friday, October 24 at the J.C. Hellum Funeral Home for Mr. Woods, 49, of Lebanon.

Born June 29, 1959, he died Oct. 20, 2008 at Lebanon’s University Medical Center. The family will receive friends Friday from 12 Noon until the funeral.

Services will be conducted by Rev. John D. Alexander. Interment will follow at Wilson County Memorial Gardens.

Survivors include: wife Saundra Woods; parents Clyde T and Ellen Woods; and siblings Willie Woods, Gloria, Virginia, Jeanetta and Susie Woods; uncle Robert (Juanita) Bell, aunts Elodie Ford and Nellene Horton; as well as a host of other relatives and friends.

J.C. Hellum Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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Jaidyn Rion Vantrease, 5 months

LEBANON – Funeral services will be held 12 Noon Friday, October 24 at the Lebanon Church of God for five-month old Jaidyn Rion Vantrease, of the Gladeville Community.

The son of Kelley McClenon and Joshua Vantrease, he died Sunday, Oct. 19, 2008.

The family will receive friends Friday at 11 a.m. at the church. Services will be conducted by Elder Robert L. Spickard, Sr. Interment will follow at the Gladeville Cemetery.

In addition to his parents, survivors include grandparents Martha McClenon, Scotty McClenon, Melinda Kay (Gregory) Thompson and LaRandall Beard; great grandparents Joe (Delia) Spickard, Sr., Joann McClenon, Doris Beard and Ben and Lucille Thompson; great, great grandmother Minnie Pearl Adams and a great, great grandfather.

Also surviving are aunts Ashley McClenon, Taria Vantrease, Sarah Thompson, Brandy Clark, Cortney McClenon and Tara McClenon; uncles Lagreggory Sweatt, Gregory Thompson, Jr., Desmond McClenon, Larandall Guy and Carlos Beard; Godmother Ronneshia Teague; special aunts Linda McClenon and Beulah Shorte as well as a host of great aunts, great uncles, cousins, family and friends.

Disyal Funeral Home, Lebanon, is in charge of arrangements.

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Mary D. Brannum, 58

LEBANON – Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time for Ms. Brannum, 58, of Lebanon.

Affectionately known as "Little Mary" or "Miss Mary", she died Saturday, October 18, 2008 at her home. She previously worked at Shoneys, Ponderosa, Toshiba America, Ryans Steakhouse and Bad Bob’s BBQ.

Survivors include a brother and a sister. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations be made to Wilson County Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens, 618 West Maple Street, Lebanon.

Wilson County Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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Richard E. Vaughn, 87

LEBANON — Funeral services for Mr. Vaughn, 87, of Lebanon are scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday, October 25 at the Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home.

Born August 14, 1921, in Wilson County, he passed away Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2008 at the Alive Hospice — Skyline Madison Campus.

He was the son of the late Leonard and Thelma Everett Vaughn and a US Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of the Beckwith Church of Christ and retired from Dupont with 43 years service as a mechanic.

The family will receive friends Friday between the hours of 4-8 p.m. at Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home. Services will be conducted by Brother Steve Gibson. Interment will follow at the Hermitage Memorial Gardens. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

Survivors include sons Mike Vaughn of Lebanon and Mark (Cerise) Vaughn of Aurora, Colorado.

Also surviving is sister Birdie Trammel of Mt. Juliet; grandchildren Vicki Leeman, Rebecca Vaughn, Michial Vaughn, Gillian Mak, Kendall Vaughn, Pam Price and Mike Vaughn as well as six great grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 60 years Betty Jo Denney Vaughn on November 8, 2007; son James Edward Vaughn; and a brother William T. Vaughn.

Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home of Lebanon is in charge of arrangements.

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Roberta Agee McCaleb, 92

LEBANON — Funeral services for Mrs. McCaleb, 92, of Lebanon, are scheduled for 2 p.m. Friday, October 24 at the Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home.

Born in Smith County, Mrs. McCaleb passed away Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2008, at the Quality Care Nursing Home in Lebanon.

The daughter of the late Elbert and Martha Lou Manning Agee, she was a homemaker and a member of the Church of Christ.

The family will receive friends after 10 a.m. Friday at Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home. Interment will be at the Commerce Cemetery. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

Survivors include: children Sandra (Johnny) Hamilton of Johnson City; Edgar Dell (Linda) McCaleb of Crossville; Jackie McCaleb and Valeria (Ron) Ballard -- all of Lebanon;

Also surviving are grandchildren Michael Holland, Randy Holland, Dana Jones, Beverly Atwood, Linda Smith, Cheryl Lynn Hamilton, Tammy Cain, Janice McDaniel, Chad McCaleb, Shawn McCaleb, Joshua McCaleb, Lucas McCaleb, Lori Gravens, Christy Russell and Travis Pritchett; as well as 13 great grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Odell McCaleb in 1973; daughters Janelle Holland, Nancy Yvonne Ferrell and Susan Pritchett; sister Earline Malone; brothers Howard, Carl, Jack and Marvin Agee; granddaughter Debra Ferrell Leach; and great grandchildren Caleb McDaniel and Riley Pritchett.

Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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General Sports

FCS hosts No. 2 'Jackets

By TOMMY BRYAN

This is the one they’ve been waiting for. Friday two of Middle Tennessee’s top Class A football teams will slug it out for the outright lead in Region 4, 1A as Friendship Christian hosts Trousdale County High. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. at Pirtle Field on Friendship’s Coles Ferry Pike campus.

Both teams come in undefeated with perfect 8-0 records.

Trousdale County is ranked No 2 in Class A while FCS is ranked No. 5. The Yellow Jackets are coming off a 66-12 victory over Mt. Juliet Christian Academy while the Commanders throttled Gordonsville 48-22.

"Trousdale is playing real good football right now," said Friendship coach John McNeal. "I told our coaches we wouldn’t want it any other way. It’s going to set where we’re going to end up in the playoffs. I think it’s going to be a great atmosphere.

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UVa-Wise 27, CU 14

LEBANON -- Four turnovers and 18 penalties spelled doom for Cumberland Saturday in a 27-14 loss to No. 11-ranked Virginia-Wise at Lindsey Donnell Stadium.

Twice in the fourth quarter CU had the ball on the Virginia-Wise side of the field but could not convert, as the Bulldogs fell to 3-4 overall.

The game was full of momentum-changing plays, but the mistakes cost the Bulldogs badly in the contest, especially an inordinate amount of false-start penalties.

Cumberland was called for 18 penalties totaling 149 yards in the contest, 11 were of the false-start variety, putting the offense in big holes despite good field position in the second half.

Despite all of the penalties as well as a pair of interceptions and two fumbles, the Bulldogs trailed by just seven points until late in the final quarter.

"Our defense played really well and held a great offense in check, made them punt seven times and got some stops when we needed them," head coach Dewayne Alexander said.

"But we just had too many mistakes, too many penalties, and the false-starts really put us in a whole in the third quarter.

"Our team played really hard and we gave ourselves a chance to win the ballgame and that’s encouraging.

"We’ve still got a lot to play for because we’re 2-0 in our division and we’ve got some big ballgames coming up these next few weeks."

CU got the ball at its own 45 after a fumbled punt early in the fourth period, but the drive quickly stalled and Michael Hinson pinned the Cavs at the second yard line.

The following drive really took the heart out of theBulldogs, as UVA-Wise gained 38 yards on 10 plays, converting a pair of third-downs and eating 5:49 off the clock.

But the Cavs harassed CU quarterback Matt Eads on the next drive, much as they did for the entire second half, sacking the senior twice, including on fourth down.

UVAW took over on the Cumberland seven yard line and took four downs before putting the final score on the board, a four-yard rush by Hakeem Adbul-Saboor.

Cumberland’s defense allowed only 366 yards, almost 150 yards below UVA-Wise’s average entering the contest.

Eads ended the contest 17-of-32 for 172 yards and two interceptions. The Bulldogs managed just 85 yards rushing on 32 carries.

CU travels to Belhaven Oct. 25 before returning to Lebanon for a three-game homestand to end the regular season.

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