MT. JULIET -- Funeral services were conducted 6 p.m. Thursday, April 29 at Bond Memorial Chapel for Mr. McPherson, 52, of Mt. Juliet. Owner of Jim's Handyman Service, he died Monday, Apr. 26, 2010.
The son of the late Ralph E. and Jane Weber McPherson, he loved fishing, football and watching NASCAR.
Services were conducted by Rev. Paul Shields.
Survivors include: wife Sharon McPherson; children Brian Benjamin and Robert (Leisa) Smith, Michelle McPherson and Kristy (Greg) Nehring.
Also surviving are siblings Mary Jane (Denny) Stewart, Barbara (Robert) Mullaney, Margaret (Gary) Brooks, Sylvia E. (George) McChesney, Pamela (William) Green, Ralph (Susan) McPherson, Charles Lee McPherson, Dale (Patti) McPherson, Robert Louis McPherson, Mark (Tina) McPherson, John Henry (Darcy) McPherson and Jeffery (Mona) McPherson; grandchildren Ethan Benjamin, Sierra McPherson, Tyler Waldrum, Stephen and Nicole Smith and Brittaney and Daniel Nehring; along with several nieces and nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by brother Jack McPherson and grandson Ryan Smith.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, c/o Betty Adams, 14270 Lebanon Rd., Old Hickory, 37138 or St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, 38105.
Bond Memorial Chapel was in charge of arrangements.
WATERTOWN -- Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Friday, April 30 at the Hunter Funeral Home for Mr. Hodges, 93, of Watertown.
Born in Livingston, the former farmer and mechanic died Apr. 28, 2010 at Cedars Health Care, Lebanon.
The son of the late Sidney Addison Hodges and Nettie Mae Stewart Hodges, he was a member of the Round Lick Baptist Church and a 50-year member of Comer Lodge No. 417 Free & Accepted Masons.
Services were conducted by Rev. Steve Mayle and Carl Russell. Burial was at the Wilson County Memorial Park.
Survivors include: children Doris Baines of Gallatin, Linda (David) Dunn of Watertown and Ralph (Pam Sevy) Hodges of Nashville.
Also surviving are grandchildren Gail (J.R.) Robison, Terri Long and Elizabeth Ann (Tommy) Wiser; four great grandchildren and five great, great grandchildren; brother Ray (marty) Hodges of Lebanon and brother-in-law Richard Cassetty of Watertown along with several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Hodges is preceded in death by wife Martha Elizabeth Hodges and siblings Mildren Hodges, Sid Hodges and William Edward Hodges, Jr.
Pallbearers will include: Carl Russell, Leslie Cassetty, Danny Hall, Anthony Hall, Kenneth Wayne Givan and Billy Reeder.
Hunter Funeral Home, Watertown, is in charge of arrangements.
Memorial services will be held later in Massachusetts for Mrs. Yeshilian, 93, of Alexandria.
Born in Watertown, MA, she died Monday, April 26, 2010 at The Pavilion, Lebanon.
She was the daughter of the late Joseph and Queenie Shooshan Sanigian.
Survivors include: children Jeanne (Bob) Lawson of Alexandria, Michael (Gwendolyn) Yeshilian and Joseph Yeshilian -- all of Massachusetts as well as several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by husband Michael Yeshilian and sisters Alice Barsam and Madeline Zululian.
Hunter Funeral Home, Watertown, was in charge of local arrangements.