Obituaries for Nov. 6 edition
Doris Lineberger Farrar, 89, of Fayetteville died Tuesday (Oct. 29, 2013) in Heritage Medical Center in Shelbyville. She was a native of Lincoln County and the daughter of the late Joseph Lannes and Ruth Connelly Lineberger. Mrs. Farrar was a former employee of Serbin Fashions and a member of the Cyruston Church of Christ. She was also a member of the Lincoln County Home Demonstration Club and loved quilting. Survivors include three sons, Mickey Farrar and wife, Gayle, of Swainsboro, Ga., Lanny Farrar and wife, Johna, of Fall Branch and Dennis Farrar and wife, Lynne, of Shelbyville; grandchildren, Mike Farrar, Jeff Farrar, Scott Farrar, Melissa Farrar Groves, Rachel Farrar Westbrooks, Daniel Farrar and Jaclyn Farrar; great-grandchildren, Cody Farrar, Nicholas Farrar, Harley Farrar, Shelby Farrar, Jake Farrar, Caroline Groves and Connor Groves; brother, Robert Y. Lineberger; and sister, Ida Ruth Smith, both of Lincoln County. Mrs. Farrar was preceded in death by her husband, James Halbert Farrar, and brothers and sister, Maurice Lineberger, Roy Lineberger, Leonard Lineberger and Ora Lee Taylor. Funeral services were conducted Friday at Higgins Funeral Home with Bro. Ronnie Hudgins officiating. Burial followed in Higgins Cedar Hills Memorial Gardens. Memorials may be made to CASA Works, 224 West Fort Street, Manchester, TN 37355 (www.casaworks.org). Higgins Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Bonnie Dean Gattis, 79, of Manchester, formerly of Fayetteville, died Tuesday morning (Oct. 29, 2013) in Manchester Health Care Center. A native of Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late Jack and Bessie Groce Cannon, was a homemaker and a member of the Baptist Faith. Survivors include a daughter, Patricia (Richard) Painter of Tullahoma; son, Lester (Betty) Gattis of Manchester; and grandchildren, Chris Painter, Tracy McCart, Angela Penn and Tabitha Gattis; great-grandchildren, Christa, Buddy and Mason Painter, Katie, Tori, Makayla McCart and Harley Penn. Mrs. Gattis was preceded in death by granddaughter, Sabrina Gattis. Funeral services were conducted Thursday morning at Higgins Funeral Home with Bro. Richard Waggoner officiating. Burial followed in Mulberry Cemetery beside her husband, James Gattis. Higgins Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Gemella Quick Hopkins, 100, of Fayetteville, died Wednesday morning (Oct. 30, 2013) in Lincoln Medical Center. She was a native of Lincoln County and the daughter of the late Lawson and Maggie Pruitt Quick. Mrs. Hopkins was a farmer, a cook for Lincoln Elementary and various restaurants in Lincoln County. She was a member of the Baptist Faith. Survivors include her children, Agnes Stafford of Hazel Green, Ala., W.H. Hopkins of Winchester, Rita (Herbert) Oeser of White House, Juanita (Billy Wade) Stafford of Madison, Ala., Mildred Woods of Florence, Ala., Mamie Hopkins of Flowery Branch, Ga., William Alex (Nancy) Hopkins of Fayetteville, Howard (Linda) Hopkins of Lebanon, Patsy (Sam) Shockley of Fayetteville, Donnie (Audra) Hopkins of Hazel Green, Ala., Kay (Phillip) McDonald of Bozeman, Mont., Faye Fisher of Fayetteville and Ricky Hopkins of Fayetteville; 36 grandchildren; 68 great-grandchildren; and 39 great-great-grandchildren. Mrs. Hopkins was preceded in death by five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted Friday afternoon at Higgins Funeral Home with burial in Pleasant Grove Cemetery beside her husband, William Hathie Hopkins. Higgins Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Odahleen Harris Logue, 88, of Shelbyville, passed from this life Tuesday (Oct. 29, 2013) at Heritage Medical Center. Born Aug. 2, 1925 in Fayetteville, she is preceded in death by her husband, William Harry Logue, Sr., and was the daughter of the late Joe McCowan Harris and Wilma Crabtree Harris. Mrs. Logue was a four-year member of the Fayetteville Central High School girls’ basketball team and graduated from Fayetteville Central High School. She owned and operated Gina’s Hairstylists, a Shelbyville beauty salon for more than 50 years. Mrs. Logue was a member of the Tennessee Hairdressers and Cosmetologists Association and won numerous awards for hairstyling prowess in local and statewide competitions. A member of First United Methodist Church in Shelbyville, “Deannie,” as she was called, was known for her kindness, work ethic, professionalism and devotion to her family and friends. Survivors include a daughter, Gina Kerra Logue; a son, William Harry Logue, Jr.; and two grandsons, Tristan Ryan Logue and Caleb Aaron Logue, all of Shelbyville; a sister, Jessie Lee Harris Burt, and a nephew, Dana Scott Burt, both of Columbia. Funeral services were held Saturday in the chapel of Doak-Howell Funeral Home with the Rev. Lloyd Doyle officiating. Memorial donations can be made to a charity of your choice. Doak-Howell Funeral Home, www.doakhowellfuneralhome.com, assisted the family.
Willie Gene Sims, 54, of Lewisburg, a former carpenter and veteran of the United States Army, died Thursday (Oct. 31, 2013) at the VA Hospital in Murfreesboro. Funeral services were held Saturday morning in the chapel of Gallant-Riverview Funeral Home with Pastor Anthony Moore officiating. Burial followed in Wright’s Cemetery. Gallant-Riverview Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.