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Showing 9 articles from September 14, 2010.


Doris Anne Oakley Fields, 82
WATERTOWN -- Funeral services were held Monday morning, Sept. 13, at Hunter Funeral Home for Mrs. Fields, 82, of the Commerce Community.
A graduate of Watertown High School where she was Salutatorian of her senior class, Mrs. Fields died Saturday, Sept. 11, 2010 at Lebanon Health and Rehabilitation Center.
She was a member of the Commerce Cumberland Presbyterian Church, where she taught Sunday School for over 50 years. Mrs. Fields was saved at the age of nine and was baptized in Round Lick Creek.
Services were conducted by the Rev. Denny Shephard. Interment was in Commerce Cemetery.
Survivors include: daughter Karen Melissa Fields White of Watertown; grandsons Leslie Edwin "Eddie" (Gina) White and Jarrod Douglas (Lisa) White; step-great-grandchildren Caitlin Pollard and Zach Al-ghanem; step-great-great-grandchild Chloe Jade; sister, Frances (Lynn) Hasten of Sparta; nieces and nephews, Julia Wood, Charles Hasten, Jr., Dr. Wayman Hasten, Becky Taylor, Kathy Dedman, Joy Carroll, Roy Fields; cousins, Paul Curtis, Hugh Johnson, Don Lancaster and Lynn Johnson.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Will Edwin Fields; son-in-law James D. White; parents Alfred T. and Bonnie Mae Terry Oakley.
Pallbearers: Lynn Anderson, Hoover Corley, Mickey Malone, Bob Haley and Jerry Pritchett.
Hunter Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Elizabeth Barkalow, 52
MT. JULIET -- Graveside service will be 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 16 at Mt. Juliet Memorial Gardens for Ms. Barkalow, 52, of Burns.
She died Sept. 12, 2010.
Visitation will be Wednesday from 4-8 pm at Sellars Funeral Home at Mt. Juliet.
Services will be conducted by Brother Danny Sellars.
Survivors include: mother Johanna Jones; brother Carl Patrick Jones; daughters Celena and Briana; grandson Devin; and nephew Neil Jones.
She is preceded in death by father Walter Owen Jones; and brother Walter Michael Jones.
Arrangements by Sellars Funeral Home at Mt. Juliet.
Infant Alana Christine Whited
LEBANON -- Infant Alana Christine Whited passed away Friday, Sept. 10, 2010 at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center at the age of six months.
Graveside services were held Sunday afternoon, Sept. 12 at the Wilson County Memorial Gardens and were conducted by Pastor John Hunn.
Survivors include: parents Brittany Hughes and Chad Whited; maternal grandparents Alan and Lori Hughes; paternal grandparents Randy and Vickie Whited; uncles Bradley Whited and Justin Hughes; paternal great grandparents Alma Dean Whited, Alton and Elois Thigpen.
She is preceded in death by her grandmother Angela Holt; and her great, grandfather Willie Whited Jr. 
Arrangements by Lebanon's Partlow Funeral Chapel. 
John Wayne Murphy, 46
WATERTOWN -- Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon, Sept. 14 at Hunter Funeral Home for Mr. Murphy, 46, of Lebanon.
A factory worker, he died Friday, Sept. 10, 2010, at his residence.
Services were conducted by Brother Ralph Neal. Interment was at Leoni Cemetery in Cannon County.
Survivors include: wife Kathy Goyer Murphy of Lebanon; daughter Brittany Ann Murphy of Gladeville; mother Doris Murphy of Hartsville; siblings Randy (Debbie) Murphy of Murfreesboro, Dottie Mullinax of Gordonsville, Cindy (Paul) Sullivan of Greenbriar, Tammy (Buddy) Trammel of Hartsville and Chris Murphy of Sykes.
He was preceded in death by his father John Randall Murphy; and a brother Michael Murphy.
Family and friends served as pallbearers.
Memorial contributions for Mr. Murphy may be made at the funeral home.
Watertown's Hunter Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mary Davis Mitchell, 91
LEBANON -- Funeral services have been scheduled for 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 16 at St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church for Mrs. Mitchell, 91, of Lebanon.
She passed away Sept. 13, 2010.
Born June 20, 1919 in Texas City, TX, she graduated from Julienne Catholic High School. Mrs. Mitchell and her late husband moved to Lebanon in 1964. She joined McFarland Hospital as a Patient Services Representative, where she stayed until retiring.
Visitation Wednesday at Sellars Funeral Home in Lebanon from 5-8 p.m.; Thursday from 9 a.m. until the service at the church.
Services will be conducted by Reverend Michael O’Bryan and Dr. Jonathan Richerson. Interment follows in Wilson County Memorial Gardens.
Survivors include: children Norm (Peg) Mitchell of Marietta, GA; Linda (Tom) Waker of Kettering, OH; Susan Thomas and Debbie Hobbs -- both of Lebanon.
Also surviving are grandchildren: Scott (Renee) Mitchell of Plano, TX; Amy Mitchell (Bill) Knopka of Napa, CA; Bruce (Laurie) Mitchell of San Clemente, CA; Jill Poe of Canton, GA; Thomas Waker of Oakwood, OH; Steve (Kathy) Waker, Mike (Patty) Waker and Todd (Debbie) Waker -- all of Kettering, OH; Greg (Theresa) Lasater, Jason (Chalet) Lasater and Jennifer Hobbs -- all of Lebanon; Mitchell (Lisa) Hobbs of Alpharetta, GA; Michael (Shannan) Hobbs of Hahira, GA; Lori (Jeff) McKenzie of Alpharetta, GA; 26 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Mary was preceded in death by her husband Norman L. “Bud” Mitchell and her sister Martha Marsh who died on Sept. 10, 2010 in Tuscaloosa, AL. 
Pallbearers: Tom Waker Jr, Mike Waker, Todd Waker, Steve Waker, Scott Mitchell, Bruce Mitchell, Greg Lasater, Jason Lasater, Mitchell Hobbs and Michael Hobbs. Honorary: Mae Hendrickson, Linda White, Barbara Conner, Anne Thompson, and the St. Frances Wednesday Ladies Brunch Bunch.
In lieu of flowers, please make memorial donations in her name to: the Building Fund for St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church, 300 S. Tarver Ave, Lebanon 37087 and/or the Building Fund for West Haven Baptist Church, 5860 Lebanon Rd, Lebanon.
Arrangements by Sellars Funeral Home, Lebanon.
Rev. Byron S. Murphy, 93
LEBANON -– Funeral services have been scheduled for 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 16 at the Partlow Funeral Chapel for Rev. Murphy, 93, of Lebanon.
Rev. Murphy passed away on Monday, Sept. 13, 2010 at the V.A. Hospital in Murfreesboro.
A veteran of the US Army veteran where he served as a chaplain, he started the First Church of the Nazarene in 1957 and served as minister.
Visitation will be held 4-8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday from 12 Noon until the service.
Rev. Larry Foster will officiate the services, with interment to follow at Wilson County Memorial Gardens.
Survivors include: daughters Nancy (Don) Woodard, Margaret (Billy) Jones and Linda (James) Lee.
Also surviving are siblings Kenneth (Yolanda) Murphy and Pauline Brown; grandchildren Rhonda (Tim) Greenhalgh, Tammy Crabtree, Melinda (David) Wilhoite and Christina(Shane) Williams; great grandchildren Beth, Chase and Christopher Greenhalgh; Brittany Crabtree, Savannah Wilhoite and Peyton Williams; niece Robbie Gomer and nephews Ronnie Crotzer and Dennis Crotzer.  
Rev. Murphy is preceded in death by his parents, Floyd and Lizzie Trigg Murphy; wife Stella Payne Murphy; siblings Thomas Murphy, Ruby Russell, June Street, Linnie Abbott and Mary Phelps.
Family members will serve as pallbearers.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Sherry’s Run, P.O. Box 8, Lebanon, 37088.
Arrangements by Partlow Funeral Chapel, Lebanon.
Sam Boles, 58
LEBANON -- Funeral services were conducted Monday afternoon, Sept. 13 at Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home for Mr. Boles, 58, of Lebanon.
A commercial property manager, he died Sept. 10, 2010, at his residence.
Born June 25, 1952 in Chattanooga, he was a graduate of Delta State University in Cleveland, MS and was a Baptist in belief. Mr. Boles loved working with his horses and cattle on his Heaven’s Gate Farms.
Services were conducted by Rev. Jonas Taylor. A private interment followed on the family farm in the Elmwood Community.
Survivors include: his fiancé Pam Gilliam; sons Jeff Boles, Andy (Jenny) Boles, Brad Boles and Matt Boles; father Conway A. Boles; grandchildren Hannah and Melynn Boles; siblings Barbara (Michael) Williams, Connie (Gary) Gatewood and Mark Boles.
He is preceded in death by his mother, Thelma Kettles Boles.
Arrangements by Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home, Lebanon.
Tammy Ellen Summers, 50
GLADEVILLE -- Funeral services were conducted Monday morning, Sept. 13 at the Gladeville Baptist Church for Mrs. Summers, 50, of Lebanon.
A home school team and a homemaker, she died Friday, Sept. 10, 2010 after a 10 year battle with cancer.
She was a devoted Christian and a member of Gladeville Baptist Church where she served as a librarian.
Services were conducted by Rev. Bruce Grubbs. Interment was Tuesday afternoon, Sept. 14 at Brownsburg Cemetery, Brownsburg, IN.
Survivors include: husband Carry Summers, son Tyler Summers, sister Rebecca Hurst as well as numerous family and friends.
She was preceded in death by parents Jackie Lee and Sylvia Ellen Spencer Williams.
Memorials may be made to the Gladeville Baptist Church Library, 9000 Stewarts Ferry Pike, Gladeville, 37071.
Arrangements by Bond Memorial Chapel, Mt. Juliet.

General Sports

Cavs rally past LHS 32-24

From Post staff reports

COOKEVILLE -- Just another typical Lebanon - Cookeville football game. Hotly contested and up for grabs until the end, the Cavs rallied from 24-20 deficit to score a pair of fourth quarter TD’s in a 32-24 win over the Lebanon Friday at Eddie Watson Stadium.

The game marked the ninth time in the past 12 meetings that the score was closer than 10 points -- the eighth time the margin was eight or fewer.

“What can you say, we had some opportunities,” said LHS coach Bobby Brown, “I thought we played with much better effort and intensity than a week ago, but there’s still areas we can improve.”

The game was a see-saw affiar as Lebanon took a 3-0 lead, only to see Cookeville score back-to-back touchdowns and mount a 14-3 advantage. The teams swapped scored until LHS put together two touchdowns drives in the third quarter for a 24-20 advantage.

Patrick Maynard broke loose on a 72-yard touchdown scramble for Lebanon’s first lead since the early going at the 9:12 mark of the third. He later capped off a four play, 78 yard TD drive with a 16 yard scoring run with 5:41 remaining in the quarter.

Cookeville’s Stephen Bush closed the game out for the Cavs with a 47 yard TD run early in the fourth, followed by a 10 yard burst for six points minutes later.

"They (Lebanon) have some young guys that are players," Cookeville coach Jerry Joslin said. "They're a junior ball club, they work hard, they play hard, they're well-coached. (LHS coach) Bobby Brown and his staff do a great job. I have all the respect in the world for them."

Bush finished with205 yards rushing on 19 carries and scored three times.

LHS mounted 360 yards in total offense, 313 on the ground. CHS had 377 in offense, 314 on the ground. Lebanon had 15 first downs, CHS 11.  DeQuintous Dowell recovered a fumble and intercepted a pass. Case Sloan had 14 tackles, Ethan Copas 12 and Dre Smith 10 in the loss.

Maynard rushed 21 times for 152 yards and three TD’s. Jarvon Neal added 73 yards on 10 attempts.

Lebanon will host District 9AAA rival Portland Friday at Nokes-Lasater Stadium for homecoming.

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