Obituaries for Jan. 15 edition
Mary Katherine Andrews Binkley, 67, of Fayetteville, formerly of Ellijay, Ga., died Tuesday (Jan. 7, 2014) at St. Thomas in Nashville. Survivors include one brother, Ronald Andrews and wife, Dorothy, of Ball Ground, Ga.; two sisters, Linda Freeman of Winchester and Susan Andrews of Rutledge, Ga.; one son, Thomas Moutardier and girlfriend, Joyce, of Fayetteville; two daughters, Lorraine Lee and boyfriend, Bobby, of Ellijay, Ga. and Jeannette Balllew and boyfriend, Steve, of Talking Rock, Ga.; one special friend, Connie Hansard of Fayetteville; nine grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Logan Funeral Home in Ellijay Ga. conducted funeral services with burial at Ball Ground City Cemetery. Logan Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Beatrice Campbell, 70, of Huntsville, Ala., died Sunday (Jan. 5, 2014) at her residence. She was born on Aug. 12, 1943 in New Market, Ala., to the late Jesse James and Ada Beatrice Stone Campbell. Ms. Campbell worked as a tax preparer and was of the Baptist faith. She is survived by her daughters, Jennifer Craig, Melissa and Tom Kramer; son, Larry and Connie Craig; sisters, Christine Alderman, Leona Jenkins; brothers, Louie K. Campbell, Harold L. Campbell, Sonny W. Campbell; grandchildren, Michelle Simpson, Jeffrey Baker, Cassandra Craig, Johnathan Craig; eight great-grandchildren; father of her children, Jesse Craig; special friends, Velma Crumrine and Shirley Hall; and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon in the chapel of the Gallant Riverview Funeral Home with the Rev. Curtis Eason officiating. Burial followed in Cochran Cemetery. Gallant-Riverview Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Lois P. Dangerfield, 76, of Fayetteville, died Saturday (Jan. 4, 2014) at Donalson Care Center. She was born in Lincoln County on Oct. 3, 1937 to the late Robert Lee, Sr., and Rosetta Hammonds Mastin. She was a former nursing technician and was a member of the St. Luke P.B. Church. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her daughter, Marcia E. Dangerfield Hayes; sister, Nannie Lee Mastin Brown; brothers, Otha Lee Mastin, Robert Lee Mastin, Jr., James Mastin and Elmer Mastin. Mrs. Dangerfield is survived by her husband, Clarence E. Dangerfield; sons, Robert E. Dangerfield and Darrell and Odessa Dangerfield, all of Fayetteville; sisters, Shirley A. and Joe Dangerfield, Cherry March, Dezather Yarbrough and Gladys Simpson, all of Fayetteville; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; 13 nieces; 11 nephews; three brothers-in-law; one sister-in-law; and a host of cousins, relatives and friends. Funeral services were conducted Friday afternoon in the chapel of Gallant-Riverview Funeral Home with Elder Jerry Russell officiating. Burial followed in Antioch Cemetery. Gallant-Riverview Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Pauline B. Flanigan, 94, of Pulaski, died Monday (Jan. 6, 2014) at Meadowbrook Nursing Home. Funeral services were held Thursday afternoon at Saint Andrews Memorial United Methodist Church in Pulaski with Bro. Moses Han officiating. Burial was in Rose Hills Memorial Park in Whittier, Calif. Ardmore Chapel Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Russell George, 92, of Fayetteville, died Sunday night (Jan. 5, 2014) at Donalson Care Center. A native of Lincoln County, he was the son of the late Newman W. and Lula Woods George. Mr. George was a World War II veteran of the U.S. Coast Guard, retired purchasing agent for Redstone Arsenal and ran his own lawn care service. He was a member of the Washington Street Church of Christ. Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Daniel George of Fayetteville; two sons, Dr. Mike George and wife, Sandy, of Fayetteville, and Steve George of Fayetteville; grandchildren, Jennifer G. Howes and husband, Jeremy, Russ George, Rick George and wife, Jennifer; great-grandchild, Haven Alexis Howes. Mr. George was preceded in death by his sisters, Eunice Daniel and Avis Sawyers, and two brothers, Lewis and Jessie George. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday afternoon at Higgins Funeral Home with Judge J.B. Cox and Bro. Jim Black officiating. Burial followed in Riverview Memorial Gardens. Higgins Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Ophelia Tipton Harris, 83, of Flintville, died Wednesday (Jan. 8, 2014) at her residence. She was born on Oct. 18, 1930 in Madison County, Ala., to the late William Robert and Emily Olene Jones Tipton. Mrs. Harris worked as a seamstress at Serbin Manufacturing and Lincoln County Manufacturing and was of the Baptist faith. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Bill Harris; daughter, Vicki Stewart; son and daughter-in-law, Billy and Teresa Harris; and son-in-law, David Echols. She is survived by her daughter, Shelley Echols of Flintville; sisters, Reba Tipton, Faye Wiley, Jean Houk; brothers, Douglas Potts, Charles Potts; grandchildren, Christy Harris, Connie Pruitt, Dustin Harris, Cassie Jenkins, Melissa Anderson; great-grandchildren, Jared Pruitt, Zoey Freeman, Tori Anderson, Chloe Jenkins and Colton Jenkins. Funeral services were conducted Friday afternoon in the chapel of the Gallant-Riverview Funeral Home with the Rev. Charles Jones officiating. Burial followed in Lincoln Cemetery. Gallant-Riverview Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Thelma Leona Hobbs, 92, of Ardmore, Ala., died Sunday (Jan. 5, 2014) at Huntsville Hospital in Huntsville, Ala. Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon at Ardmore Chapel Funeral Home with Bro. Alan Hughes officiating. Burial was in Hasting Cemetery. Ardmore Chapel Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Sandra Louise Lambertson Mason, age 75, of Fayetteville, passed away peacefully early Sunday morning (Jan. 12, 2014) at Lincoln Care Center. Mrs. Mason was born on Oct. 17, 1938 in Wellsville, New York, the daughter of the late Dorothy Nye Lambertson and George Farrington Lambertson. She was the beloved wife of William Clarence Mason, former attorney and mayor of Fayetteville, who passed away May, 1990. She is survived by her twin sister, Sally Nye Lambertson Phillips (Ronald/Buddy); brother-in-law, Mike (Sheri) Mason; nephew, Ron (Laura) Phillips; nieces, Jean P. Netherland, Allison (Jeff) Thrower, Lisa (Todd) Cobern, Laurie (Devin) Lowrance; nephew, Lee Mason; and many great-nieces and nephews. Her father’s naval career resulted in Sandra and her family living in several locations before coming to Fayetteville in January 1952. She graduated from Central High School in 1956 and received a bachelor of science degree from George Peabody College for Teachers in 1960. Sandra was a high school teacher in Nashville and Augusta, Ga. She taught English at Central High School in 1964-65. Sandra was sponsor of Tiger Tales, the high school’s newspaper that she helped to start in 1955. She was a realtor and a businesswoman. Sandra was a member of the First United Methodist Church and past member of the Alpha Kappa Club. She loved to garden and entertain in her home. Through the years, her home was a haven for rescue cats Cassie, Charmin, Little Bit and Kit. Visitation with the family will be Thursday, Jan. 16, from 5 until 8 p.m. Funeral services will be Friday at 11 a.m. at Higgins Funeral Home with the Rev. Ann Hatcher officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Humane Society of Lincoln County, P.O. Box 37; Fayetteville First United Methodist Church Building Fund, 200 N. Elk Ave.; the Fayetteville-Lincoln County Public Library, 306 N. Elk Ave.; or NAMI-TN, 1101 Kermit Dr., Nashville, TN 37217. Higgins Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Sidney Mack Miles, Sr., 74, of Prospect, died Friday (Jan. 10, 2014) at Hillside Hospital in Pulaski. He was a Mason and a Shriner and member of IBEW Local 58 of Detroit, Mich. There are no public services planned. Ardmore Chapel Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
John “J.B.” Moore, Jr., 70, of Elkmont, Ala., died Tuesday (Jan. 7, 2014) at Ardmore Care & Rehabilitation Center in Ardmore. Funeral services were held Thursday afternoon at Ardmore Chapel Funeral Home. Burial was in Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Ardmore Chapel Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Marshall Douglas Nichols, 40, of Tullahoma died Sunday (Jan. 12, 2014) at Harton Regional Medical Center. A native of Lincoln County, he was the son of Wayne and Shirley Nichols. Survivors include two sons, Austin Matthew Hansard and Charles Gordon Nichols, both of Fayetteville; brothers, Steve Nichols of Fayetteville, Tony Nichols of Lewisburg and Chuck Nichols of Fayetteville; and a sister, Penny Currin of Fayetteville. Visitation with the family will be Thursday, Jan. 16, from 5 until 6 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Fayetteville with memorial services following at 6 p.m.
Martha Frances Harwell Noles, 85, of Fayetteville, died Tuesday (Jan. 7, 2014) at Donalson Care Center. A native of Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late Raymond and Evelyn Wilson Harwell. She was a homemaker and a member and Sunday school teacher at the Fayetteville First Presbyterian Church. Survivors include a daughter, Linda Holland of Fayetteville; three sons, Patrick Noles, Jr., (Jeannie) of Atlanta, Ga., Michael Douglas Noles (Sherry) of the Mimosa Community and Christopher Harwell Noles (Emie) of Fayetteville; brother, Ray Harwell (Betty) of Nashville; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Graveside service for Mrs. Noles were conducted Thursday afternoon at Rose Hill Cemetery with the Rev. Todd Jenkins officiating. Burial was beside her husband of 54 years, Billy Patrick Noles, who passed away in March of 2000. Memorials may be made to the Fayetteville First Presbyterian Church or Friends of the Library. Higgins Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Howard “Buddy” Rolin, 85, of Fayetteville, formerly of Ardmore, died Saturday (Jan. 11, 2014) at Fayetteville Health & Rehabilitation Center in Fayetteville. Graveside services were held Sunday afternoon at Elliott Cemetery in Ardmore with Bro Don Russell officiating. The family requests memorial donations to the Alzheimer’s Foundation, 322 Eighth Avenue, 7th Fl., New York, N.Y. 10001, or the American Cancer Society. Ardmore Chapel Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Lorine Shelton, 65, of Flintville, died Friday morning (Jan. 10, 2014) in Huntsville Hospital. A native of Madison County, Ala., she was the daughter of the late Newton and Ozella Mae Scott Hudson. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist Faith. Survivors include three daughters, Lisa Renee’ Salvador and husband, Rene’, Teresa Shelton Page and Sonia Shelton and husband, Chaz Scoggins, all of Flintville; four grandchildren, Dustin Moore of Flintville, Eddie Allen and wife, Britney, Josh Allen and wife, Emilee, both of Red Oak, Jerry Page of Flintville; great-grandchildren, Madison Allen of Red Oak, Haylee Allen of Red Oak, Paola Salvador of Havana, Cuba, Eli Warner of Spring Hill; step-grandchildren, Hanna Scoggins and Payton Scoggins, both of Dunlap, Odalys Salvador of Tampa, Fla., Rene’ and Nonnie Salvador, both of Havana, Cuba. Funeral services were conducted Sunday afternoon at Higgins Funeral Home. Burial followed in Lincoln Cemetery beside her husband, Walter Shelton. Higgins Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Jane Buchanan Jennings Vance, 70, of Fayetteville, died Friday afternoon (Jan. 10, 2014) in St. Thomas of Rutherford County. A native of Moore County, she was the daughter of the late James and Mattie Lou Ashby Buchanan and Ruby Lee Ford. Mrs. Vance worked as a cook at Trotters and was a wonderful cook. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bennie Jennings, Sr. She was also preceded in death by husband, Bobby Vance. Mrs. Vance was a member of the Mayberry Street Church of Christ. Survivors include her sons, Bennie (Shana) Jennings and Brandon Jennings; three grandchildren; one brother, John Buchanan, Sr.; a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends; along with her devoted, faithful friend whom she looked to as a devoted sister, Bobbie Haston Roseboro, and devoted friend, Brenda Clark. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her brother, James Rufus Buchanan, and sister, Martha Ann Leslie. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday afternoon at Higgins Funeral Home with Bros. Cedreck Davis and Arthur Hullett officiating. Burial followed in Pleasant View Cemetery. Higgins Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.