Local obituary notices in Nashville, TN
Tuesday Nov 24 | via RiverBender.com Obits
Christopher Stephen Massey, 38, died at 2:30 a.m. Monday, November 23, 2015 at his home in Alton. In March 2015, he was diagnosed with thymic carcinoma, a rare and aggressive cancer. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 24 | via State Journal
Edward Ellis Ball III, age 55, a resident of Nashville, Tenn., and formerly of Frankfort, Ky., passed away on Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015. He is the eldest son of Ed and Nancy Ball of Frankfort, Ky. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 24 | via The Review
Phyllis Irene Jackson, 69, of Lisbon, formerly of Wellsville, passed away Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015, at Salem Regional Medical Center. She was born Nov. 27, 1945, in East Liverpool, the daughter of the late Margaret and Thomas Franklin Jackson. Comment?
Monday Nov 23 | via Daily Times
Laura Chapel Keny, 90, of Maryville, TN, passed away Nov. 20, 2015, at The Residence at Alive Hospice in Nashville, TN, with her family at her side. She is preceded in death by her parents, Ruby and Charles Keny; brother, Jack Keny; and niece, Laura Jane Rule. Comment?
Monday Nov 23 | via Metter Advertiser
Wayne M. Warren 71, of Metter died early Friday morning, November 20, 2015 at his home. He was a member of Cedar Street Baptist Church where he enjoyed being part of the brotherhood. Comment?
Friday Nov 20 | via ContactMusic.com
Jones began playing the fiddle in her childhood and also taught herself a number of other stringed instruments, including the guitar and the mandolin. In 1947, she made her solo debut at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, Tennessee and went on to perform all over the world. Comment?
Friday Nov 20 | via Peshtigo Times Wisconsin Community Newspaper
Donald Anderson, 69, of Vero Beach, Fla., passed away Friday, Nov. 6. Born July 31, 1946, to Mary Anderson and the late Donald Anderson in Menominee, Mi., he graduated from Marinette Catholic Central High School in 1964 and later from UW-Oshkosh. Comment?
Thursday Nov 19 | via The Lantern
A screenshot of "LEGACY: Helen Alkire and The Department of Dance at The Ohio State University." Credit: Courtesy of Peter Richards' YouTube page According to the Department of Dance website, Alkire first came to Ohio State in the mid-1940s as an instructor in the physical education department. Comment?
Monday Nov 16 | via Northwest Herald
Robert M. Martin Born: April 6, 1947; in Pottstown, PA Died: Nov. 11, 2015; in Crystal Lake, IL Robert M. Martin, 68, of Crystal Lake, IL passed away, peacefully, at his home Tuesday, November 11, 2015. He was the beloved husband of 44 years to Jean Ann Martin and loving father to Kelly Nicks of Defiance, MO and Mitch Martin of Nashville, TN; incredible "Papa" to Trevor, Kyra and Alyssa Nicks of Defiance, MO. Comment?
Sunday Nov 15 | via Williamson Herald
He is preceded in death by parents, James Martin and Alice Breckinridge Givens; brothers, Marvin Givens, Kirby Givens, Delmar Givens, twins, Ulyss and Eunice; sisters, Elizabeth, Ollie Mae and Lucille Givens and great grandchild, Jacob Warren Davis. He is survived by: wife of 58 years, Margaret Givens of Franklin, Tenn.; son, William Thomas "Billy" Givens of Franklin, Tenn.; daughters, Alice Annette Givens Davis of Primm Springs, Tenn. Comment?
Friday Nov 13 | via Mexia Daily News
Sarabeth Matthews, 35, of Wortham, passed away Nov. 13, 2015 in Waco. Funeral services are 3 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 15, at the First Baptist Church in Wortham, with Rev. Comment?
Thursday Nov 12 | via NewsOn6 Tulsa
San Francisco supervisors are considering a $290,000 payout to settle a lawsuit ... With no survivors and no sign of a distress call from the plane that slammed into an Ohio apartment house, investigators must look elsewhere for clues about what caused the fiery crash. Comment?
Thursday Nov 12 | via WAVE-TV Louisville
As a reporter, everyday we're tasked with 'pitching' stories to our producers. On October 16th, in a meeting with about a dozen of my coworkers, I said, "I'd like to have a mammogram on TV." Comment?
Wednesday Nov 11 | via Cadiz Record
Memorial services for Rosemary R. Bradley, 71, of Cadiz, were held Sunday, November 8, 2015 at Goodwin Funeral Home in Cadiz. Father Gregory Trawick officiated. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 10 | via KAUZ
A representative for Aldean said Tuesday, Nov. 10, that the country star dressed as rapper Lil W... . FILE - In this July 31, 2015 file photo, Jason Aldean performs on NBC's "Today" show, in New York. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 10 | via The Lakeland Ledger
MARY ANN BALLARD, 77 LAWRENCEBURG, TN. - Mary Ann Ballard, 77, born on October 22, 1938, passed away on Sunday, November 8, 2015, at her home in Lawrenceburg, Tennessee. Comment?
Monday Nov 9 | via Country Weekly
Charlie Dick, the widower of country legend Patsy Cline, died Sunday in Nashville at age 81. Charlie became heavily involved in the Nashville music scene after Patsy's death and devoted much of his life to preserving Patsy's legacy. Patsy and Charlie married in 1957 and stayed together until Patsy's death in a plane crash in 1963. Comment?
Monday Nov 9 | via WJXA-FM Nashville
Charlie Dick, 81, who spent his life keeping alive the legacy of his wife, Patsy Cline after her death in 1963, has died at his home in Nashville, his family said. Dick died in his sleep on Sunday, the family said in a posting on the official Patsy Cline Facebook page, calling it a "sad day for those of you who have been so supportive of Mom's legacy over the years." Comment?
Friday Nov 6 | via SFGate
Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., speaks during a memorial service for Fred Thompson, a former United States senator, actor and Republican presidential candidate, Friday, Nov. 6, 2015, in Nashville, Tenn. Thompson died Nov. 1 in Nashville. Comment?
Friday Nov 6 | via WATE-TV Knoxville
Phil Fulmer, the former head coach for the University of Tennessee football team, spoke on his late friend Fred Thompson Friday following a Nashville memorial service. Fulmer said the two got to know each other while he was coaching the Vols as Thompson loved attending games. Comment?
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