LEBANON -- Funeral services will be held 12 Noon Saturday, July 24 at the Garden of Prayer Tabernacle for Mr. Seay, 41.
Mr. Seay, 41, died Saturday, July 17, 2010 at Centennial Medical Center.
Visitation is scheduled today between the hours of 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. at the church, located on Bluebird Road.
He was a member of Garden of Prayer Tabernacle. He attended elementary school in Lebanon as well as Lebanon High School, and also the Cleveland, Ohio school system. He lived in Hartsville and Lebanon as well as Cleveland, Ohio.
Services will be conducted by Bishop Belita McMurry-Fite. Interment will be in Mt. Lebanon Memorial Gardens.
Survivors include: wife Heather Seay; children Cortez Knight and Tacola, Taidrian, Valire and Corey Seay II; parents Henrietta Blair and John Thomas (Jennifer) Seay; siblings Gregory (Kiki) Seay, Patrick (Pamela) Seay, Renatta (Darryl) Scales and Syreeta (Andrew) Keeley; numerous nieces and nephews; in-laws Henry and Connie Beasley; and great-aunt Queen Steverson.
He was preceded in death by grandparents Arthur Perry and Alice Marie Joyner and Andrew D. and Ester Pearl Seay.
Lebanon's Disyal Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
MT. JULIET -- Funeral services will be conducted 4 p.m. Saturday, July 24 at Bond Memorial Chapel for Mrs. Lyda, 70, of Mt. Juliet.
The daughter of the late William Raymond and Annie Grace Armstrong Berryman, she died Wednesday, July 21, 2010.
Mrs. Lyda was a member of First Baptist Church of Mt. Juliet.
The family will receive friends between the hours of 1-4 p.m. Saturday at Bond Memorial Chapel.
Services will be conducted by Rev. Billie Friel.
Survivors include: husband Don Lyda; children Michael Lyda, Molly Phillips and Marlo Beazley.
Also surviving are siblings: Thomas Berryman and Barbara Burgess along with grandchildren Ty Beazley, Beau Beazley and Dylan Phillips.
Flowers accepted or memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, c/o Betty Adams, 14270 Lebanon Road, Old Hickory, 37138.
Mt. Juliet's Bond Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
CARLYLE, IL -- A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 24, 2010, at St. Mary’s Church in Carlyle for Mrs. Buehler, 82.
The daughter of the late of Joseph and Eulalia (Karcher) Eswine, she died Thursday, July 22, 2010 at her residence in Carlyle.
Born July 17, 1928, in Belle Prairie, IL, she married Lloyd G. Buehler July 19, 1947, in Piopolis, IL and he preceded her in death July 17, 2004.
Mrs. Buehler worked at a dress factory in McLeansboro, IL and was a loving housewife and mother. She enjoyed quilting, making baby toys and crafts and canning fruits and vegetables. Flo Ann was a member of St. Mary’s Church in Carlyle, an honorary member of the U.S.S. Indiana Association and an active member of the Wilson County Senior Citizens Center in Lebanon. Mrs. Buehler was the matriarch of the Buehler Fan Club.
Services will be conducted by Fr. George. Interment will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Carlyle.
Mrs. Buehler is survived by daughters Anne Tomlinson and husband David, Donna Cushing, Mary Ashby and husband Jim, Barbara Tomlinson and husband Donald and Paula Piercey and husband Gregg -- all of Lebanon, Jeanie Deiters and husband Ed and Geralyn Isenberg -- all of Carlyle, Illinois; sons Lloyd J. Buehler and wife Marlene of Centralia, IL, Bill Buehler of Lebanon and David Buehler and wife Donna of Carlyle.
Also surviving are 23 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren and one great great grandchild; a brother Louis Eswine of Festus, Missouri; sisters-in-law Gloria Eswine of Coco Beach, Florida and Florence Eswine of Chesterfield, Missouri along with many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, she is preceded in death by daughter Carolyn Buehler on January 3, 1970; grandson Bradley Deiters on June 4, 1971; son-in-law David Cushing; brothers Oscar and Bill Eswine and a sister Regina Speros and husband Tony.
Memorials in memory of Mrs. Buehler may be made to the St. Mary’s Church Baptismal Fountain Fund and will be received at the funeral home.
Online expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.zierenday.com.
Arrangements by Zieren Day Funeral Home.
HERMITAGE -- Memorial services for Mrs. McConnell will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 26 at McKendree Manor in the chapel. Visitation will be 1 p.m. until the service at the chapel.
Mrs. McConnell, 95, died Wednesday, July 7, 2010.
She was a mentor and teacher of Sunday School classes and Bible study.
She was preceded in death by parents, Gertrude Jones and Frank Carr; husband, Robert McConnell; sisters, Ruth Tanksley, Bill Walker and Martha Brew.
Survivors include: sister Libby Quinn; sons Bob (Lois) and Joe (Linda); grandchildren Becky (Jerry) Allen, Blake (Shari), Robert, Eric, Branch and Glenn (Holland) McConnell and Mindy (Jeff) Thompson; and seven great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to McKendree Village Foundation, 4347 Lebanon Road, Hermitage, 37076.
DIXON SPRINGS -- Graveside services were held Thursday afternoon, July 22 at Dixon Springs Cemetery for longtime Lebanon businessman Frankie Gregory, 69.
Mr. Gregory died Tuesday, July 20, 2010 at University Medical Center.
Born in Pleasant Shade, he was the retired owner and operator of Frankie's Esso / Exxon Service Station & Garage on West Main Street.
He was a member of the Bide Russell Missionary Baptist Church in Riddleton and a 1959 graduate of Smith County High School where he was active in the agriculture program. His senior year he served as President of the Future Farmers of America.
Services were conducted by Elder Charles Allen Gentry.
Survivors include: daughter Michelle (Richard) Augustyniak of Murfreesboro; sisters Bobbie Duke of Donelson and Mary Moores of Ridgetop; granddaughter Nicole Augustyniak; and his loving companion of 38 years Chris Clinton of Lebanon.
He is preceded in death by parents Fred Alvis and Elsie Ellis Nixon Gregory and siblings Shelby Gregory Gutterrez and Joe Allen Gregory.
Memorials may be made to the Gregory Family Funeral Fund.
The Carthage chapel of Sanderson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
WATERTOWN -- Funeral services have been scheduled 2 p.m. Sunday, July 25 at the Hunter Funeral Home for Mr. Cripps, 63, of Mt. Juliet.
A decorated US Army veteran of the Vietnam War, he died July 22, 2010 at the Veteran's Administration Hospital in Nashville.
A graduate of DeKalb County High School, he earned the Silver Star, the Medal of Valor and the Purple Heart.
The family will receive friends Friday and Saturday between the hours of 5-9 p.m. at the funeral home. Services will be conducted by Jerald Cripps and the Rev. Kenneth Clayton. Burial with military honors will follow at the Mt. Zion Cemetery.
Survivors include: his wife Wanda Spence Cripps, daughter Angela Royalty of Lebanon, grandson Brody Royalty and mother Willie Jim Cripps Ayers Cripps of Dowelltown.
Also surviving are brothers Jerald (Lisa) Cripps of Liberty and Dwight Cripps of Dowelltown; sister-in-law Mat (Wayne) Marshall of Cane Ridge and several niece, nephews and other relations.
He is preceded in death by his father Carl Cripps.
Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemetery Fund.
Hunter Funeral Home, Watertown, is in charge of arrangements.