LEBANON – Memorial services have been scheduled for 3-5 p.m. Friday, December 5 at the Mt. Olivet Baptist Church, 7463 Hickory Ridge Road, for Mr. Embury, 88, of Mt. Juliet. Known affectionately known as "Mr. Lovely,” he passed away November 30, 2009.
Survivors include: his wife of 52 years Liz Embury; daughters Mary (David) Rowan and Nancy (Ed) Walker; grandchildren Sandi (Steve) Waldron, Debbie (Jimmy) Myers, Michelle (David) Peters and Scott Walker; six great-grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter.
Mr. Embury is preceded in death by his mother, Lillian Edison and sister, Dora Poole.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the Alzheimer's Association.
LEBANON – Graveside services will be held 11 a.m. Friday, December 4 at Hurricane Cemetery for Mrs. Green, 81, of Lebanon. The daughter of the late Fred and Maude Hudson, Mrs. Green died Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2009 at University Medical Center.
Visitation Friday from 10 a.m. until service at Partlow Funeral Chapel.
Survivors include: daughters Darlene (Kenneth) Ricketts, Carolyn Green and Bettye Green; grandsons Joseph and James Ricketts; along several great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by children, John Green Jr., Barbara Ann Green and Arthur Ray Green; and several siblings.
Family will serve as pallbearers. Partlow Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
MT. JULIET – Funeral services have been scheduled for 2 p.m. Friday, December 5 at the Bond Memorial Chapel for Mr. Lawson, 50, of Mt. Juliet. Known as “Joey” to his family and friends, he died Dec. 3, 2009.
The son of the late Chester L. and Geneva Castleman Lawson, he was a member of Chandler Baptist Church. Visitation will be 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday. Services will be conducted by Brother David Fallin. Interment will follow at Pulley Cemetery.
Survivors include: siblings Carolyn Short and Larry Eakes, six nieces and nephews along with 13 great nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his sister, Judy Plemons. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.
Arrangements by Bond Memorial Chapel.
LEBANON – Funeral services have been scheduled for 2 p.m. Friday, December 4 at the Sellars Funeral Home on the Baddour Parkway for Mrs. Cox, 83, of Columbia. Born in Jackson County to the late Walter and Ivy Fann Gulley, she passed away Dec. 1, 2009.
The family will be receiving friends Friday from 11 a.m. until the chapel service. Interment follows in Dixon Springs Cemetery.
Survivors include husband Thomas M. Cox; children: Jimmy (Patty) Mitchell of Murfreesboro, Chris Cox of Columbia, Pat (Danny) Wells and Penny Sorrell -- both of Lebanon, Jenny (Delmaine) Vinson of Mt. Sterling KY and step-son James (Paula) Cox of Columbia.
Also surviving are siblings Johnny Gulley and Margaret Vibbart; 12 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and special friends Mary Ann Fry and Janet Lindsey.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Cox is preceded in death by brothers Glen and Clay Gulley.
Active pallbearers: Scott and Chad Mitchell, Nathan Vinson, Anthony and Phillip Gulley and Greg Atnip.
Memorial contributions: Waycross Church of Christ (111 Flat Ridge Rd, Goodlettsville 37072).
Arrangements by Sellars Funeral Home, Lebanon.
NASHVILLE – Graveside services will be conducted 11 a.m. Friday, December 4 at Woodlawn Memorial Park for Ms. Patton, 74, of Mt. Juliet. The daughter of the late Charles and Bess Dalton Padget, Ms. Patton died Dec. 1, 2009.
Survivors include: children Stephen (Suellen) Patton and Lori (Jimmy) Pregel; grandchildren Lee (Angela), Jill (Ray), Sarah (Jeff), Allen, Jimmy (Sarah) and Tiffany (Ryan); great-grandchildren Austin, Alyssa, Kyah, Adam, Zack, Jake, Christian and Devin.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by sister Sue Todd. Flowers accepted or memorials may be made to Alive Hospice, 1718 Patterson St. Nashville, 37203.
Arrangements by Bond Memorial Chapel, Mt. Juliet.