OLD HICKORY -- Funeral services will be conducted 1 p.m. Saturday, July 10 at Hermitage Funeral Home Chapel for Mr. Humphrey, 83, of Mt. Juliet. Born in Zanesville, Ohio to the late Lewis Samuel and Mary Louise Humphrey, he died Monday, July 5, 2010.
Mr. Humphrey was a retired accountant with Figgie International.
Visitation is scheduled one hour prior to the service on Saturday.
Entombment will follow in Hermitage Memories Mausoleum.
Survivors include: his son Tim (Jeanne) Humphrey; grandchildren Kathleen (Brian) Dell and Joshua (Kathryn) Humphrey; great grandchildren Marissa, Emelia, Alex and Abbey; brother Walter Humphrey.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Humphrey is preceded in death by his wife Ruth Marie Humphrey and son Bradley Boyd Humphrey.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Alive Hospice, Inc., 1718 Patterson Street, Nashville, 37203.
Arrangements by Hermitage Funeral Home.
McEWEN -- Graveside services were conducted Monday morning, July 5 at Meadowlawn Cemetery in Humphreys County for Mr. Jones, of Mt. Juliet.
He died Thursday, July 1, 2010 at Mt. Juliet Health Care Center.
Mr. Jones was preceded in death by his parents Woodrow Wilson and Clarissa Jones.
Survivors include: nephew Jason Jones of Burnsville, NC and special friends Linda and Paul Moody of Mt. Juliet.
Arrangements by Bond Memorial Chapel, Mt. Juliet.
WATERTOWN -- Funeral services were held Monday afternoon, July 5 at Hunter Funeral Home for Mr. Orrand, 73, of Watertown. Retired service manager of L.E. Saunders & Sons Office Machines, he died Saturday, July 3, 2010 at his residence.
Mr. Orrand was a veteran of the U.S. Army and a graduate of Nashville East High School. He was of the Baptist faith.
Services were conducted by Rev. Don Mathis. Interment followed at Jones Hill Cemetery.
Survivors include: his wife of 54 years Shirley Willis Orrand of Watertown; mother Edith Wood of Alexandria; children Judy (Terry) Hewitt of Goodlettsville, Tammi (Doug) Jones of Watertown, Jacqueline (Ronald) Nevitt, Jack (Tina) Orrand Jr., Joseph (Angela) Orrand -- all of Watertown, and Jamie (Katrina) Orrand of Hermitage.
Also surviving are grandchildren T.J. Hewitt, Kim Stone, Sarah Ayache, Josh Orrand, Crystal Steen, Chuck Bissinger, Jennifer Martin, Justin Orrand, Kristin (Scooter) Orrand, Johnny Orrand, Lincoln and Isabella Orrand, Karen Johnson and Jason Jones; great-grandchildren Jaimin, Nico and Jada Orrand, Zoe and Alex Stone, Marisa Hewitt, Seth Spencer and Nathan Bellew; uncle Charles (Audrey) Orrand of Mt. Juliet and aunt Joyce Chaffee of Walter Hill.
He was preceded in death by his father Johnnie Vernon Orrand and step-mother Eva Franklin Orrand.
Grandsons served as pallbearers.
Arrangements by Hunter Funeral Home.
LEBANON -- A memorial service will be held 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 7, at Sellars Funeral Home on the Baddour Parkway for Jereme Donahou, age 15, of Souix Falls, South Dakota.
He died Wednesday, June 30, 2010 at his home in Sioux Falls.
A memorial service was held July 5 at George Boom Funeral Home in Sioux Falls.
Local visitation will begin at 6 p.m. Wednesday.
Born May 25, 1995 to Joe Donahou and Diane Love in Tacoma, WA, Jereme received his education in Tennessee and South Dakota; most recently the eighth grade at Axtell Park Middle School in Sioux Falls.
He enjoyed playing basketball, being a video gamer, camping, boy scouts, listening to music, shooting pool, watching movies, and absolutely loved hunting and fishing. Above all, Jereme loved his family and friends.
Grateful for having shared his life are his father Jonah “Joe” Donahou and his fiancée Nicole Fendrich of Sioux Falls; mother Diane (Thomas) Love of Lebanon; siblings Ryan (Kirsten) Donahou of Tacoma, WA; Nicholas Fendrich of Sioux Falls, Kegan Barnhouse of Vermillion, SD; Ricky Potter, Stephen Potter, Todd (fiancée Diandria Hardy) Love, Becky Love and Jeff Love -- all of Lebanon; nephew Jordan Donahou; niece Ezra Love; and grandmother Dorothy (Lennart) Lonning of Purdy WA.
He is preceded in death by his grandfather Jonah Donahou Sr. and grandmother Ruth Burrow.
Local arrangements by Sellars Funeral Home, Lebanon.
LEBANON -- Funeral services were conducted Monday afternoon, July 5 at the Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home for Mrs. Ligon, 93, of Lebanon.
Born December 19, 1916 in Trousdale County to the late Mose and Ola Gilmore King, she died Saturday, July 3, 2010, at the University Medical Center.
Mrs. Ligon was a homemaker and member of the Bartons Creek Baptist Church.
Services were conducted by Rev. W.L. Baker, Rev. Terry Cathey and Rev. Robert Amason officiating. Interment followed in the Bartons Creek Cemetery.
Survivors include: She is survived by children Randall (Kim) Ligon and Linda Patterson of Lebanon and step-children Judy (Roger) Murray of Destin, FL and Gary (Barbara) Ligon of Jackson.
Also surviving are grandchildren LeAnn (Tim) Allen, Scott (Kellie) Ligon, Tonya (Larry) Jones, Shaun (Lorrie) Patterson, Sunshine Curtis, Shawna (J.J.) Jones, Shanoa (Bobby Eastland) Curtis; brother Boyd King; sister Edna Tomlinson -- all of Lebanon; along with 10 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husbands Merlyn Ligon and William Ligon; infant daughter Martha Ola Ligon; siblings Lucille Lehew, Virginia Johnson, Ethel Mazor, Aline Williams, Doverd, Lon and Robert King; son-in-law Eugene Patterson.
Active pallbearers: Shaun Patterson, Scott Ligon, Tim Allen, Larry and J.J. Jones and Jerry King. Honorary: nephews and special friend, Tommy Lothridge, nurses and staff of UMC and Cedars Health Care.
Arrangements by Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home.
LEBANON -- Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 7 at the Partlow Funeral Chapel for Mrs. Gnewikow, 85, of Lebanon.
The widow of the late Milo Gnewikow, she died Wednesday, June 30, 2010 in Atlanta, Georgia where she had been living since 2007 following the death of her husband.
Mrs. Gnewikow was a dedicated wife and mother as she traveled with her husband across the country while he was in the US Air Force and later an oil field engineer.
In later years, Mrs. Gnewikow was a regular volunteer at their church and was always there to help friends and neighbors in need.
She and her husband were founding members of Mt. Juliet's Celebration Lutheran Church.
Services were conducted by Pastors Kevin Martin and Howard Mettee. Interment will follow at Cedar Grove Cemetery.
Survivors include: daughter Fonda (Danny) Evans; sons Kevin and Danny (Linda) Gnewikow; grandchildren Julie (Scott) Fey, David (Melanie) Gnewikow, Sara (James) Wilburn and Holly (Jeremy) Spencer and eight great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years Milo Gnewikow and parents Alvin and Golda Phillips Mercer.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Celebration Lutheran Church, Mt. Juliet.
Arrangements by Partlow Funeral Chapel.
LEBANON -- Graveside funeral services are planned for 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 7 at Wilson County Memorial Gardens for Mrs. Burton, 70, of Lebanon.
Mrs. Burton passed away on Saturday, July 3, 2010 following an extended illness.
The family will be receiving friends at Sellars Funeral Home on the Baddour Parkway from 11 a.m. until 8 p.m. on Tuesday, July 6.
Services will be conducted by Brother Kenneth Bowen.
Survivors include: her husband of 50 years David Burton; children Jena Dedmon, Tena Hughes, Stanley “Tooter” (Michele) Burton and Gary (Shari) Burton and daughter-in-law Sherry Burton.
Also surviving are brothers Brother Kenneth (Linda) Bowen and J.E. (Lou) Bowen, Jr.; grandchildren Tara, Matt, Candy, Brandy, Hailey and Kristin Burton, Courtney Perry, Tyler and Matthew French, David Selby, William Hughes, Colby Dedmon and Amanda Cripps; 10 great-grandchildren; along with numerous nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Burton is preceded in death by parents J.E. and Josephine Crutcher Bowen Sr., son Mike Burton, grandchildren Kevin Burton and Justin Dedmon and great-grandson Michael Selby.
Active pallbearers: Tyler and Matthew French, Matt Burton, Colby and Curtis Dedmon, David Selby and William Hughes.
The family extends a special thank you to Odyssey Hospice.
Arrangements by Sellars Funeral Home, Lebanon TN.
AREA TOURNEY AT BAIRD PARK
The Lebanon Kiwanis 11-12 all-stars wasted little time in Monday night’s 19-1 win over visting Sparta in the the first round of the area Little League tournament at Baird Park. Lebanon jumped out to a 6-0 lead after one and kept the gas pedal floored -- pounding out 22 hits.
Daniel Dillard ripped a pair of booming homers -- including a first inning bomb into the leftfield parking lot for two of his four hits on the night. Adam Cassetty went 3-for-5 with two doubles and a triple while Ray Coggins was a perfect 3-for-3. Zane Potter, Hayden White and Matthew Dillon each finished with a pair of hits in the lopsided affair.
Four pitchers took to the mound for Lebanon. Cassetty started and was followed to the hill by Alex Comer, Matthew Dillard and Daniel Dillard. The four allowed two hits and struck out 12 in the five inning contest. Lebanon advanced to a second round game late Tuesday against Smith County.
Kiwanis 10s post win -- The Kiwanis 10s opened area tournament play Monday night with a 13-9 victory over Sparta at Baird Park. Preston Parks drilled a triple and scored a run while Gordon Caroll singled and scored a run. Pool play continues Thursday night at Baird Park with teams vying for a berth in next week’s district tournament.
Minor teams falter -- The Kiwanis minor league entries suffered first round losses in their respective area tournament openers Monday night.
The Kiwanis Blue team fell behind 7-1 early, fought back, but dropped an 11-8 decision to Smith County’s all-stars in Smithville. The Kiwanis Red team lost 12-1 to Sparta Monday night in Carthage.
Pool play continues through Thursday night for both squads with a trip to the Little League district tournament next week in Carthage awaiting the survivors.
DIXIE MINORS ADVANCE -- Lebanon’s Rotary Dixie Minor All-Stars dropped a 10-0 decision to powerful Goodletsville Monday night in the finals of the sub-district tournament Monday night at Lakewood.
Lebanon eliminated White House Sunday 16-2 in the finals of the losers’ barcket to earn a crack at Goodletsville in the finals. The Lebanon squad advances to the district rournament Friday night in Robertson County at the Coopertown School. Lebanon was voted the tournament sportsmanship award.
The Dixie Majors (11-12) all-stars dropped a 10-8 decision to Portland Monday night in the sub-district losers’ bracket and were eliminated. Lebanon led 5-0, but Portland rallied to reach the finals against Greenbrier -- only to lose 1-0.