Nashville Obituaries

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    Odessa Mae Cox 1925-2015

    She was born Aug. 9, 1925, in Allen County, Ky., daughter of the late Beverly Claude Hunt and Beulah Ray Hunt. Mrs. Cox was a 20-year employee of Goodwill Industries, where she had worked as an employment and training coordinator.


  • 21 hrs ago | via The Chronicle of Mt. Juliet 

    Jack Rosberg

    Rosberg was a WWII Veteran of the U.S. Army serving in the 69th Infantry. He earned his Master's degree in Psychology from NYU.


  • 21 hrs ago | via The Chronicle of Mt. Juliet 

    Harry N. Blackwell

    Blackwell was a native of Nashville, although his youth was spent in Sheffield, Ala. He and his family moved to Tennessee in 1967 and made the Mt.


  • Yesterday | via Daily Reporter 

    James LeRoy Barton, Nashville, Tenn

    Mr. James LeRoy Barton, 83, of Nashville, Tenn., peacefully passed away on Saturday, May 23, 2015. Mr. Barton was born in Fountain City, Ind., on Aug. 3, 1931, the son of the late Kenneth Merle Barton and Alda Ethel Alexander Barton.


  • Sunday May 24 | via RecordNET 

    Patricia Hodge

    Patricia Hodge was called home to be with The Lord on May 18, 2015. She was born to the late Nelson and Frances Hodge in Nashville, TN.


  • Friday May 22 | via WTVF Nashville 

    Funeral Service Saturday For TSU Professor, State Poet

    A funeral service will be held Saturday for Dr. Harriette Bias-Insignares, the first African-American poet laureate/ambassador of letters for the state of Tennessee. She died last week at the age of 72. The funeral will be at Fairfield Baptist Church in Goodlettsville, Tennessee.


  • Thursday May 21 | via Daily Journal 

    Elizabeth Juanita - Betty' Melvin, Kendallville

    Elizabeth Juanita "Betty" Melvin, age 87, of Kendallville, died Monday, May 18, 2015, at Presence Sacred Heart Home in Avilla. Mrs. Melvin was a lifelong Indiana resident, spending the last year and a half at the Presence Sacred Heart Home in Avilla.


  • Thursday May 21 | via Nashville Scene 

    Nashville's theater community mourns the loss of lon...

    When word spread May 16 via social media that Arita Trahan had died, there was an outpouring from Nashvillians who knew her as a fine actress, a much-admired teacher, and very simply one of the great inspirational figures in their lives. Many were unaware that Trahan had advanced cervical cancer, but all reflected immediately on her personal gifts and her impact as an artistic leader.


  • Tuesday May 19 | via The Chronicle of Mt. Juliet 

    Hugh Donald Crabtree

    He is preceded in death by: parents, James Clellan and Jennie Dee Crabtree; wife, Brenda Crabtree; son, Donald Burtrum Crabtree, great-grandson, Domonic Gregory; and twelve brothers and sisters. He is survived by: sons and daughters-in-law, Donald Crabtree of Mt.


  • Monday May 18 | via Log Cabin Democrat 

    Evelyn Lancaster

    Evelyn Lancaster, 89 of Conway, went to be with the Lord May 17, 2015. She was born Tuesday, May 19, 1925, in Rosedale, MS, to Hambleton and Ruth Hendrick.


  • Sunday May 17 | via The Lakeland Ledger 

    Crittenden, Robert R.

    ROBERT R. CRITTENDEN, 82 WINTER HAVEN - Robert R. Crittenden, 82, passed away on Friday, May 15, 2015, at Tampa General Hospital. Born July 27, 1932, in Nashville, TN, to A.J. and Elsie Demerich, Robert lived most of his life in Winter Haven.


  • Saturday May 16 | via The Paducah Sun Online Edition 

    Dorthy Wilson

    Dorthy Marie O'Neill Wilson, 86, of Fancy Farm died at 12:10 p.m. Friday, May 22, 2015, at Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee.


  • Friday May 15 | via WATE-TV Knoxville 

    Tennessee death row inmate dies of natural causes

    Strouth was convicted of murder in the death of James Keegan, who owned a used clothing store in Kingsport. His appeals were denied and the state had recently set an execution date of March 15, 2016 for him Attorney Larry Dillow said Strouth was prounounced dead at Riverbend maximum Security institution in Nashville.


  • Thursday May 14 | via Log Cabin Democrat 

    Lester Cyrus Raymer

    Lester Cyrus Raymer, 83, born in Shawnee, Okla. to Lester and Leone Raymer, passed away on Tuesday, May 12, 2015.


  • Tuesday May 12 | via PR Log 

    Spring Hill Funeral Home Unveils New Branding Campaign

    Spring Hill Funeral Home & Cemetery' "We're Here To Serve You On Your Terms" Muti-Media Campaign Spokesman is Long Time Grand Ole Opry Personality Eddie Stubbs..... PRLog - May 12, 2015 - NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Spring Hill Funeral Home and Cemetery has partnered with A3Marketing for an exciting branding campaign that shares the message of customer appreciation through new television commercials, multi-media campaign, social media, and press coverage.


  • Tuesday May 12 | via WLEX-TV Lexington 

    27-year-old man dies after distillery explosion

    Officials say a 27-year-old man who was injured in an explosion and fire at a western Kentucky distillery last month has died. The Paducah Sun reports Kyle Rogers died Monday.


  • Friday May 8 | via Martinsburg Journal 

    Carolyn J. Anderson

    Carolyn Jean Bowers Anderson, 63, of Charles Town, passed away Friday, May 8, 2015, at Jefferson Medical Center in Ranson. Born May 19, 1951, in Charles Town, she was the daughter of John Douglas Bowers and Barbara Jane Manuel Bowers.


  • Wednesday May 6 | via Cape Cod Times 

    Interview: Country singer Suzy Bogguss enjoying life...

    Suzy Bogguss hit the big time in the early '90s with hit songs blending contemporary and classic country with the sound of folk music. “Someday Soon,” perhaps her most famous song, was recorded decades before by singer/songwriter Judy Collins.


  • Saturday May 2 | via Herald-Citizen 

    Rachel DeVillanueva

    Rachel Irene DeVillanueva, 34, of Baxter, Tenn., passed away Thursday, April 30, 2015, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tenn. Rachel was born May 20, 1980, in Cookeville, Tenn., to Roy Wayne Sr. and Rachel Louise Cannon.


  • Friday May 1 | via Memphis 

    Father Don Mowery

    Donald Edgar Mowery spends much of his time these days reflecting on his legacy of service to others, especially during the three decades between 1963 and 1995 when he led the Episcopal-based Youth Service in Memphis, Inc., and later the nationally recognized Youth Service, USA. Now, at age 83, Mowery is sharing the story of his life's work with these social-service organizations in Spiritual Networking: Father Don Mowery and Youth Service, a newly released book written by local authors David Yawn and Darrell B. Uselton.