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Showing 9 articles from July 7, 2011.


Brandon Kyle Butler, 26
LEBANON -- Funeral services have been scheduled for 2 p.m. Monday, July 11 at Immanuel Baptist Church for Mr. Butler, 26, of Lebanon.
A wonderful son of Mara and Kerry Butler and a loving brother to Stefani Butler -- all of Lebanon, he died July 5, 2011 in Palm City, FL.
The assistant golf pro at The Floridian Yacht and Golf Club in Palm City, and formally an assistant pro at Diamond Creek Golf Club in Banner Elk, NC, Mr. Butler was a 2003 graduate of Lebanon High School where he was a member of the Blue Devil golf team.
Born Sept. 19, 1984 in Lafayette, LA, he attended Freed Hardeman University in Henderson where he was a member of the Lions golf team.
Visitation: Sunday, July 10 between the hours of 2-6 p.m. at Partlow Funeral Chapel and 12 Noon until time of service Monday at Immanuel. Interment will follow at the Cedar Grove Cemetery.
In addition to his parents and sister, he is survived by grandparents Beverly Butler of Hammond, LA and Bill Butler of Camden; aunts Marla (Bobby)Dougherty of Ponchatoula, LA and Kayren (Michael) Burke of Los Angles, CA; cousins Ryan Dougherty, Logan Dougherty, Benjamin Dougherty and Bellamy Burke; as well as a host of dear friends.
He was preceded in death by grandparents, the late Billie and W.E. "Buddy" Marquis.
Active pallbearers: JD Byrd, Ryan Guidry, Joshua Hubbard, Adam Maxwell, Casey Moore, Tyler Sells, Dustin Shorter and Taylor Vanderver.
Honorary pallbearers: the staff and friends at Lebanon Golf & Country Club.
Arrangements by Lebanon's Partlow Funeral Chapel.
Derrick Edwin Reeder, 31
LEBANON -- Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Friday, July 8 at Sellars Funeral Home in Lebanon for Mr. Reeder, 31, of the Brush Creek Community. He died Monday, July 4, 2011.
Visitation from 10 a.m. until the service on Friday at the funeral home.
Services will be conducted by Pastor Robert Scales. Interment will be in Cedar Grove Cemetery.
Survivors include: daughters MacKenzie D. Reeder and Makaylah A. Reeder; son Seth Gibbs; brothers Dwayne Reeder; Mike and Richard Hindsley; stepfather Jackie Wilkerson; aunts and uncles Sandy (Ricky) Winfree, Elizabeth (Timothy) Ferrell, Darlene Summers, Leavern (Tommy) Garrison, Clide Elmore and Odell Reeder.
He was preceded in death by parents, Wayne and Brenda Grissam Reeder.
Pallbearers: Wayne Hicks, Eddie Gulley, Eric Tramel, Lonnie Eaton, Kevin Bly and Barry Gibbs.
Arrangements by Sellars Funeral Home in Lebanon.
Kimberly Mumphery, 47
MT. JULIET -- A memorial service will be held 4 p.m., Monday, July 11 at Sellars Funeral Home at Mt. Juliet for Mrs. Mumphrey, 47, of Nashville. She passed away July 2, 2011.
Visitation with the family will be one hour prior to the service.
Survivors include: her husband of 25 years Gregory Mumphery; sons Greg (Jennifer) Mumphery, Jr. and Derek Mumphery; father Joe Gregory; mother Gearldean Gregory; sister Karen (Brett) Black; grandmother Dorothy Lowery; and mother-in-law Linnett Mumphery.
Mrs. Mumphery was preceded in death by sister, Stacy Gregory.
Arrangements by Sellars Funeral Home at Mt. Juliet.
Maeola P. Grimes, 92
LAKE BUTLER, FL -- Funeral services were held Thursday afternoon, July 7 at Lake Butler Church of God for Mrs. Grimes, 92, formerly of Lebanon. Mrs. Grimes, of Lake Butler, Fla. died Sunday, July 3, 2011.
She was born in Homerville, Ga., to the late Henry and Katie Pittman.
In 1939 she married Harold B. "Shot" Jackson and moved to Jacksonville, Fla.
In 1955 she married her late husband, William "bill" Grimes and moved to Lake Butler.
Mrs. Grimes retired from South Central Bell with over 37 years of service. She was a member of Lake Butler Church of God and served as church secretary for 25 years.
She moved to Lebanon in 2009 to live with her son Harry and his family.
Services were conducted by the Rev. Randolph Murray and the Rev. Alvin Lane.
Survivors include: sons Harry (Anita) and David (Susan) Jackson; daughter Aleene Jackson; stepdaughter Mary Lou Newton; 11 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.
Arrangements by Archer Funeral Home, Lake Butler, FL.
Sally McCown Basso, 87
FALLS CHURCH, VA -- Graveside services will be held Saturday afternoon, July 9 at National Memorial Park for Mrs. Basso, 87, formerly of Lebanon.
Born on July 4, 1923 to Lilly Tomlinson McCown and Frank “Tenny” McCown in Akron, OH, she died July 3, 2011.
The fifth of six children, she grew up in both McKinney, TX and Lebanon. Sally moved to Washington, D.C. after high school graduation and landed a job with the US Department of Agriculture.
She met and married Michael Basso in 1957 after an extended courtship. And, after being told she would never have children she gave birth to two daughters.
Sally became an astrologer in her early 40s and when she was 72 years old began to study hypnotherapy; helping those dealing with cancer, weight issues and smoking. She was a PhD candidate.
A memorial service will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, at National Funeral Home, 7482 Lee Highway Falls Church, VA 22042. Burial and graveside services will follow.
Mrs. Basso is survived by her daughters Jeannine Bottorff and Dianna Kamp; sons-in-law Jim Bottorff and Bob Kamp; grandchild Delaney Bottorff; niece Pam Tomlinson and her family and nephew Larry McCown -- all of Lebanon.
Arrangements by National Funeral Home, Falls Church, VA.
Services held July 9 for JB Leftwich, 91

From Post staff reports
A memorial service was held Saturday morning, July 9 at the First United Methodist Church for Mr. JB Madison Leftwich, 91, of Lebanon. A well-respected journalist, accomplished photographer, educator and local businessman, Mr. Leftwich died Wednesday, July 6, 2011 at the Pavilion surrounded by his loving family.

Born November 26, 1919 in Buffalo Valley, he graduated from Lebanon’s Cumberland University where he was editor of the student newspaper. During his time at Cumberland he met his wife of 72 years Jo Doris (Prichard) Leftwich.

Following graduation, he began a 40-year career at Lebanon’s Castle Heights Military Academy where he taught math and was advisor to the student publications.  The Cavalier (student newspaper) was the winner of numerous awards and many of his former editors and writers went on to successful careers in journalism.

William Edward "Billy" Owen, 93
WATERTOWN -- Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Friday, July 8 at Hunter Funeral Home for Mr. Owen, 93, of the Norene Community. Mr. Owen died Tuesday, July 5, 2011 at Cedars Health Care.
A lifelong farmer, he and late his wife resided on the Owen Century Farm in Norene and were honored at the 2004 Wilson County Fair as the official Old Timers / Grand Marshals for the opening day parade.
Visitation will be prior to the service Friday at the funeral home.
Services will be conducted by the Rev. Billy Trice and the Rev. Carl Price.
Interment will be in Fairview Cemetery.
Survivors include: son-in-law Rex Jenkins of Bellview; niece Carolyn Harris of Hermitage; nephew Wayne (Lynette) Beadle of Norene; as well as several cousins and many friends.
He was preceded in death by wife, Erlene Williams Owen; daughter Judy Dawn Jenkins; and parents William and Era Hewgley Owen.
Pallbearers: Bobby Beadle, James and Charles Evans, Willie Floyd, Lynn Pulley and Tommy Tramel.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Fall Creek Baptist Church Benevolent Fund or a charity of your choice.
Watertown's Hunter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

John Sloan - Outdoors

The proper use of the Shadgraph

The shadgraph began to throb. The vibration in the rod tip showed a vibrato you could throw a bluegill through. Then it hit the dips-a left dip, a right dip, a double deep dip. I reeled the rod tip underwater about three inches and performed a perfect elbows up. The elbows up are a maneuver designed to sink the hook deep in the tough upper jaw of a Rockfish.


General News

Car crashes after fleeing from LPD last week

From Post staff reports
LEBANON -- A short pursuit early Thursday, July 6 by Lebanon Police led to the arrest of two men who now face charges involving the use of alcohol.

The incident occurred shortly before 6 a.m. as Patrolman Justin Butler reported he saw a vehicle driven by Timothy White, 50, of Lebanon leave 430 West Main Street and then failed to yield at a stop sign at South Tarver and West Spring Street.

Butler turned on his siren and blue lights as the suspect vehicle ran the stop sign and turned left onto Pennsylvania Avenue. The officer informed the police dispatcher that the car was not stopping. The car ran a stop sign at Pennsylvania Avenue at Leeville Pike where it collided with another vehicle traveling westbound on Leeville.

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