Cole & Garrett Funeral Home and Cremation Services

Our story began when the first Cole & Garrett Funeral Home opened its doors in 1865. Since then, we have been dedicated to providing families with professional and courteous service. Ours is a proud tradition, an honorable heritage, and a history that we share with the communities we serve. We have a simple goal: to continuously provide services to meet the individual needs of every family we serve and to ensure they are comfortable and secure with the choices they make. Our experience guides our care, and our history reminds us that we are first and foremost a family serving families. To us, what we do is more than just a business—it's a commitment to care. At Cole & Garrett Funeral Homes, we believe that every life is unique. Every funeral should be too. We celebrate life. We also offer The Simplicity Plan® prearrangement program, an easy way to handle an important family responsibility. Community Involvement At Cole & Garrett, we take pride in being part of the communities we serve. In addition to providing professional and caring funeral service to Tennessee families, we are proud to offer the use of our facilities to local organizations for meetings or get-togethers. We also provide grief seminars and support groups, memorial services, hospice programs, and a Memorial Tree program to remember loved ones during the holidays. We invite you to learn more about us by visiting any of our following locations. COLE & GARRETT FUNERAL HOME - GOODLETTSVILLE The Cole & Garrett Funeral Home in Goodlettsville, purchased in 1933, still retains the beauty and charm of a traditional colonial home. Later additions of spacious chapels, comfortable family rooms and new parking areas have made this stately building even more impressive. COLE & GARRETT FUNERAL HOME - HENDERSONVILLE At our Hendersonville location, you will find a more modern facility located on three acres of land with ample parking. Our funeral home offers a lovely chapel and a relaxing family room. COLE & GARRETT FUNERAL HOME - WHITE HOUSE White House is home to our third location. With an attractive red brick exterior, the funeral home features a large chapel, a pleasant family room and a convenient refreshment area on the premises. Constructed in 1955, the funeral home exemplifies Cole & Garrett's commitment to quality and excellence in family care.


Our Obituaries

Billie Harold Summers

May 4, 1931 - March 18, 2014

Billie was born in Sumner County, Tennessee on May 4, 1931 to the late, Raleigh and Martha Summers. He passed away on Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at Sumner Regional Medical Center in Gallatin, TN. He was preceded in death by his wife, Peggy Summers; daughters, Lydia Jane Brown and Delores Jean Belcher; sister, Earline Greer and brothers, Leon and Benny Summers. He is survived by his wife, Bertha...
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Michael Ridley Martin

August 21, 1953 - January 8, 2014

Mike was born August 21, 1953 in Peoria, Illinois and passed away on January 8, 2014 in White House, TN. He was a hairdresser in the White House Community and is survived by his daughter, Wendy Moss. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Wendy Moss to assist with funeral expences.
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Carolyn Sue Ellmore

June 17, 1947 - December 31, 2013

ELLMORE, Carolyn Sue age 66 of White House, TN., passed away December 31, 2013. Memorial Service Sunday January 5, 2013 2pm with visitation 10am-2pm prior. COLE & GARRETT FUNERAL HOME, (615)672-3936.
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Michael Wayne Cothern

December 21, 1945 - December 25, 2013

Mike was born in Smith County on December 21, 1945 and passed away on December 25, 2013 in Nashville, TN. He is survived by his loving wife, Rebecca "Becky" Cothern; son, Shane (Glenna) Cothern; brother, Bill (Marion) Cothern; grandchildren, Madeline Garrett and Kayla; stepchildren, Jimmy (Sandy) Brassell, Monica Prevost, Tracey (Erin) Keenan, Crystal (Kevin) Hart; step-grandchildren, Priscilla,...
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Patricia Sue Gourley

October 21, 1937 - November 1, 2013

Patricia Sue Gourley, age 76, of White House, died Friday, November 1, 2013. Tricia was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She grew up in Goodlettsville, raised her family in White House and was a member of First Baptist Church of White House. She is preceded in death by her husband, Jodie; son, Wayne and parents Tommy and Lucy Davenport. She is survived by daughter, Tammy (Gary)...
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Jeffrey Keith Hubarth

September 14, 1966 - October 5, 2013

Hubarth, Jeffrey Keith age 47, resident of Knoxville formerly White House, TN, passed away October 5th, 2013 in East Tennessee due to fatal injuries from a motorcycle accident. Born Septemeber 14, 1966 in Hammond, Indiana to Daniel and Kristina Hubarth. Jeff was a technician/salesman in the security industry for nearly 30 years. Above all he was a motorcycle enthusiast, passionate sports fan, and...
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Sandra Kay DeFoe

February 11, 1951 - September 5, 2013

DeFoe, Sandra Kay. September 5, 2013, age 62. Survived by her son, Dwayne Thompson; daughters, Stephanie Crowder and Michelle Davis; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
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Jamie Ellen Earles

May 6, 1951 - July 20, 2013

EARLES, Jamie Ellen age 62 of Nashville, passed away July 20,2013. She is survived by her sons, Kelly Stephen Earles and Michael Paul Earles. Memorial Service will be Saturday July 27, 2013 with the time TBA. Bro. Norman Slate to officiate. In Lieu of flowers contributions in Jamie's name may be made to the American Cancer Society, www.cancer.org/donate. COLE & GARRETT FUNERAL HOME, (615)672-3936.
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Stanley Vance Overstreet

December 29, 1943 - July 11, 2013


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Gary Lee Covington

January 9, 1941 - July 10, 2013

COVINGTON, Gary Lee, July 10, 2013, age 72 of Cottontown. Preceded in death by his father, Harold Covington. Survived by his mother, Thelma Covington; wife, Jane Covington; children, Jeff (Sherry) Covington, and Jennifer (Chris) Wilks; grandchildren, Jacob, Jeffrey, Jenna, Jackson, and Mackenzie; sister, Joyce (Joe) Lamberth. Mr. Covington was retired from DuPont after 37 years. Visitation...
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Lanny Smith

November 30, 1947 - May 23, 2013

SMITH, Lanny Ray, age 65 of White House, passed away May 23, 2013. He is preceded in death by his parents, Clifton Sr. and Geraldine Smith. He is survived by his loving wife of 42 years, Linda; daughters, Kim Smith, Lorie (Shannon) Groves, Misty (Calvin) Stone; grandchildren, Durand, Hailey, Devin, Hannah, Megan, Hope and Lyndi; brother, Clifton E. Smith Jr.; sister, Alicia (Joey) Cherry. Family...
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Charles "J. R." Gould

December 21, 1952 - May 7, 2013

GOULD, Charles (J.R.). Valiant Warrior who finished his task on May 7, 2013 at age 60. Preceded in death by his father, Rev. Charles Gary Gould, Sr., father-in-law, Rev. John Alford. Survived by Shirley, wife of 40 years; children, Steve and Shelayne McDaniel, Trey and Sharee Pitt, and Andy and Shontel Burney; grandchildren, Madison and Jacob McDaniel; mother, Annie Faye Gould; sisters, Bob...
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Leela Mae Oden

June 17, 1949 - April 26, 2013

ODEN, Leela Mae, age 63 of Cottontown. April 26, 2013. Visitation 4-8pm Sunday. Funeral Service Monday 1pm with visit. 2hrs prior to the Service. Interment, Hillcrest Cemetery of White House. COLE & GARRETT FUNERAL HOME, (615)672-3936.
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Marjorie Ruth Bruce

May 15, 1919 - March 16, 2013

BRUCE, Marjorie Ruth age 93 of Goodlettsville passed away, March 16, 2013. There will be no Services for Marjorie at this time. COLE & GARRETT FUNERAL HOME, WHITE HOUSE, TN (615)672-3936.
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Billy Gene Crabtree

October 15, 1934 - March 9, 2013

CRABTREE, Billy G. March 9, 2013 age 78 of Hendersonville. Preceded in death by his wife, Irene Blair Crabtree. Survived by children, Camelia Crabtree, Cheryl Crabtree, and Victor Crabtree and his wife Sandy Baez Crabtree; sisters, Mary Walton, Dott Elliott, Fern Roche; grandchildren, Bracken Ervin, Tori Crabtree, Zane Crabtree, Brooke Chapman. Bill was a local business owner for many years,...
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Charles L. Puckett

October 31, 1949 - March 8, 2013

PUCKETT, Charles L. March 8, 2013, age 63. Preceded in death by his father, Donald Puckett, and sister Sonja Puckett; Survived by his wife, Shirley Puckett; his mumskie Dianne Puckett; mother, Ruth Thompson; siblings, Donnie Puckett (Judy), Bobby Puckett, Mark Puckett; Pam Erwin, Tim Puckett (Vycki), Cyndi Thompson (David), Jeannette Clemmons (Charles), and several nieces and nephews. ...
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Kim Rennee Barry Kiltz

May 17, 1960 - February 26, 2013

KLITZ, Kim Rennee Barry age 52 of Cross Plains, passed away February 26, 2013. She is survived by her loving husband of 17 years, Dan; children, Danyeail, Joseph, Brandon, Amanda, Jesse; 5 grandchildren; parents, Shirley Barry and Sidney (Linda) Barry; siblings, Christy, Steve, Joe, Gaines and Shane. Family will receive friends Thursday, February 28, 2013 4-8pm at Cole & Garrett, White House....
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Laura Mizell Broadrick

June 15, 1923 - February 13, 2013

Broadrick, Laura Mizell, age 89, February 13, 2013. Visitation will be Froday from 4-8 pm and saturday from 12 - 1pm. Funeral service will be 1 pm Saturday at Cole and Garrett Funeral Home, White House.
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Forrest Gibson

April 1, 1924 - February 11, 2013

GIBSON, Forrest age 88 of White House, TN, passed away February 11, 2013. Family will receive friends, Wednesday, February 13, 2013 4-8pm at Cole & Garrett White House. Funeral Mass will be Thursday, February 14, 2013 12 noon at Our Lady Of The Lake Catholic Church of Hendersonville, TN, with viistation 1hr prior to Mass. Interment, White House Memorial Gardens. COLE & GARRETT FUNERAL HOME, (615...
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Peggy Lorene Ragland

July 16, 1945 - January 29, 2013

RAGLAND, Peggy Lorene, age 67 of Cottontown, passed away January 29, 2013. Visitation 1-8pm Wednesday January 30, 2013 at Cole & Garrett, White House. Funeral Service 2pm Thursday, January 31, 2013 with Bro. Mike Shrum officiating. Interment, White House Memorial Gardens. COLE & GARRETT FUNERAL HOME, (615)672-3936.
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Lois Earline Patterson

October 9, 1927 - January 24, 2013

PATTERSON, Lois E. January 24, 2013, age 85 of Cottontown. Preceded in death by her husband, James Patterson; granddaughter, Dianne Key; great-granddaughter, Abby Foster. Survived by her daughter, Carolyn (Raymond) Foster; brother, Robert Jones, sisters, Evelyn Fontaine and Mamie Jones; three grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandson. Visitation will be at Cole &...
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Michael Edward Duty

December 25, 1947 - January 22, 2013

DUTY, Michael E. January 22, 2013, age 65. He is survived by his wife, Rita Duty; daughter, Christy (Randy) McClung; son, Ken Duty; grandchildren, Michael McClung, Joey McClung, Zack Duty, Alex "Rudy" Duty; great-grandchildren, Brody McClung, Emma Duty; sister, Pat Thacker. Visitation will be at Cole & Garrett Funeral Home, White House Wednesday from 4-8pm, and Thursday from 12 Noon until...
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Sally M. Cherry

May 24, 1915 - January 19, 2013

CHERRY, Sally age 97 of Cottontown. Visitation Tuesday, January 22, 2013 from 11am-1pm with the Service to follow at 1pm. Interment, White House Memorial Gardens. COLE & GARRETT FUNERAL HOME, WHITE HOUSE, (615)672-3936.
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Sarah Erwin Covington

July 20, 1926 - January 18, 2013

COVINGTON, Sarah Erwin, age 86 of Hendersonville, passed away January 18, 2013. She is survived by her sons, Joe Erwin and Edward Erwin (Suzanne); daughter, Anna Covington (Randy) Seabolt; grandchildren, Hope and Alyssa Erwin, Maggie and Will Seabolt; brother, Dick (Carol);Hardin; sisters, Kay Rutherford and Rita (Billy Joe);Erwin; numerous nieces and nephews. Family will receive friends Sunday,...
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Lonnie Lee Jernigan, Jr.

June 8, 1939 - January 14, 2013

JERNIGAN Jr., Lonnie Lee, age 73 of Springfield, passed away January 14, 2013. He is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Sondra; sons, Bernie, Billy, Lonnie III; daughter, Duchess Dukes; 10 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; sister, Virginia Crawford; honorary brother, Wayne Wingo; numerous extended family. Family will receive friends Tuesday, January 15, 2013 4-8pm at Cole & Garrett...
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Mose White Ireland, Jr.

October 12, 1923 - November 4, 2012

IRELAND, Mose White. November 4, 2012, age 89 of Goodlettsville. Survived by his wife, Hazel Ireland; son, Jerold (Kaye) Ireland; daughter, Linda (Claude) Pearson; 2 step-grandchildren, and 2 step-great grandchildren. Mr. Ireland was a served in the Army Air Force during WWII, and was a member of Goodlettsville First Baptist Church. Funeral Service will be at Cole & Garrett Funeral Home,...
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James McGaughey Taylor

July 23, 1914 - October 8, 2012

TAYLOR, James M.Age 98 of Cottontown, TN, passed away October 8, 2012. Survived by his loving wife, Sue of 73 years; son, Harold (Brenda) Taylor; daughters, Pat "Mopsy" Hammer and Nell Crew; 6 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; 10 great-great-grandchildren. Family will receive friends Thursday, October 11, 2012 from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m., at Cole & Garrett, White House, with the funeral service to...
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Billy Joe Patton

October 17, 1933 - September 21, 2012

PATTON, Billy Joe, September 21, 2012, age 78 of Hendersonville. He was preceded in death by his brothers, James Udell and Cleveland Odell Patton. Survived by his wife, Estelle Patton; son, Michael (Becky) Patton; daughter, Kimberly Lynn (George) Smith; brothers, Coy (Shirley) Patton and Danny (Lois) Patton; sisters, Mary Jane Gunter, Martha (Bill) Planck, and Sharon (Rod) Eib; grandchildren,...
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Gary Lynn Vaughn

April 8, 1961 - June 17, 2012

VAUGHN, Gary Lynn, age 51 of White House, TN, passed away June 17, 2012. Family will receive friends Tuesday, June 19, 2012 4-8pm at Cole & Garrett White House. Funeral Service 11am, Wednesday June 20, 2012 with visitation 1hr. prior to the Service. Graveside Service & Interment 2pm, Wilson Cemetery of Monterey, TN.
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Geraldine (Grandmother) Smith

May 5, 1923 - June 6, 2012

SMITH, Geraldine (Grandmother), age 89, of White House, passed away Wednesday, June 6, 2012. She is preceded in death by her beloved husband, Clifton East Smith Sr. She is survived by her sons, Clifton E. Smith Jr. and Lanny R. (Linda) Smith; daughter, Alicia (Joey) Cherry; grandchildren, Jeff, Wendy, Tammy, Kim, Lorie, Misty, Tiffany and Brooke; great grandchildren, Durand, Amber, Hailey, Devin,...
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Norman Thomas Cook

December 21, 1938 - May 28, 2012

COOK, Norman Thomas Age 73 of Goodlettsville. Passed away Monday, May 28, 2012. He is preceded in death by his parents, Carman & Cora Cook; sister, Margaret Briggs. He is survived by his wife, Pat; sons, Thomas and William Cook; daughter, Denise Gordon; 2 step daughters; brother, Bob Cook; 12 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren. Family will receive friends 2-8 p.m. Tuesday, May 29, 2012 at Cole...
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Margaret Carlisle Escue

June 30, 1923 - May 6, 2012

She was preceded in death by her husband, Alvin Escue, daughters, Patsy Tate and infant Paulette. Survived by her son, Steve (Patsy) Escue; daughter, Kathy Briley; sister, Ann Grubbs; grandchildren, Bob Tate, Tina Richmond, Stephen Escue, Jr., and Sara Mitchell; eight great-grandchildren. Mrs. Escue was a long time member of the White House First Baptist Church, and the Faithful Worker's Sunday...
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Jesse Graham

September 23, 1938 - April 17, 2012

Visitation will Thursday from 4-8 pm, Service Friday 11 am at Cole & Garrett White House
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Timothy M. Lamberth

January 3, 1964 - March 4, 2012

Lamberth, Timothy M. "Tim" March 4, 2012, age 48 of White House. Preceded in death by his father, Willard Lamberth, and brother, Tony Lamberth. Survived by his mother, Clara Lamberth; fiancé, Heather Eirschele; brothers, Hugh, Joe, Maxie, and Gary Lamberth. Funeral Service will be Wednesday March 7, at 2 pm at Cole & Garrett Funeral Home, White House. Interment Walnut Grove Cemetery. ...
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Frances Earline Greer

February 14, 1927 - January 20, 2012

Greer, Earline, Age 84, of Cross Plains, TN, passed away January 20, 2012, in Springfield, TN. She is preceded in death by her brothers, Rayburn, Leon and Benny Summers. She is survived by; sons, Harold (Rebecca), Larry (Polly) Greer; grandchildren, Charlie, Sommer, Amanda and Tyler; great grandchildren, Ashlyn, Katie, McKenzie, Garrett, Anna, Mark, Malaina, Abby, Emma, and Sabra; brothers, Billy...
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Shelia Dawn Clark

March 8, 1966 - November 27, 2011

CLARK, Shelia Dawn, November 27, 2011, age 45 of Cross Plains. She is survived by her husband, Jeffrey Clark; daughter, Kaila Clark; sons, Derrick Starnes, and Nathan Clark; grandson Landon Starnes; parents, Perry and Laverne Maynard; brother, Darrell Maynard, and sister Melissa (Bryan) Roberts. Visitation will be at Cole & Garrett Funeral Home, White House Tuesday from 2-8 pm. Chapel service...
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Shirley Kubitscheck

August 13, 1948 - November 14, 2011

KUBITSCHECK, Shirley, November 14, 2011, age 63 of White House, TN. Formerly of Elk City, OK. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ronald Kubitscheck, Sr., and parents, Cecil and Velma Bussear. Survived by her daughter, Royia (Ray) Grizzell; sons, Ronald Jr., and Rusty Kubitscheck; grandchildren, Brianna, Spencer, Quinton, Dakota, Kevin, Jessica, Leslie, and Jazlyn. Mrs. Kubitscheck was a...
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Sara Louise Mangrum

October 12, 1962 - October 30, 2011

MANGRUM, Sara Louise, October 30, 2011, age 49 of White House. Preceded in death by her mother, Darlene Schlueter, and brother, Roger Schlueter. Survived by her father, Edward Schlueter; daughters, Amy (Chris) Petitt, Lauren (Jason) Wallace, and Meagan (Andy) Bishop; siblings, Sherry Roach, Sheila Owen, and Sonny Schlueter; grandchildren, Alyson Petitt, Lane Petitt, Shelbi Wallace, Jaxon...
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Sherman "Wendy" Glover, Jr.

June 4, 1946 - October 7, 2011

GLOVER, Sherman "Wendy", Jr. October 7, 2011, age 65 of Cottontown. Survived by his wife, Paula Glover; son, Dean (Jennifer) Glover; daughter, Wendy (Curtis) Pasch; grandchildren, Dallas Pasch, Chelsea, Christy, Ryan, and Matt Glover. A memorial gathering will be at Cole & Garrett Funeral Home, White House Sunday October 9, from 2-8 pm.
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Minerva Sutton

June 14, 1913 - September 23, 2011

SUTTON, Minerva, September 22, 2011, age 98 of White House. She was preceded in death by her husband, Raydene Sutton; daughters, Joyce Sutton and Barbara Crabtree. Survived by daughter, Judith Lassiter; grandson, Jeremy Crabtree; sisters, Ruth Crabtree, Estelle Webb, and numerous nieces and nephews. Mrs. Sutton was a long time member of Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church. Visitation will be...
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Mary Jeanne McMurtry

November 4, 1913 - September 6, 2011

McMurtry, Mary Jeanne, September 6, 2011, age 97 of White House. Preceded in death by her husband, Louie McMurtry; children, Charles William Stackhouse, and Joann Stackhouse. Survived by her daughters, Linda (Thelton) Stanley, Louise (Joey) Swindle; son, Jim (Barbara) McMurtry; eleven grandchildren, and several great-grandchildren. Mrs. McMurtry was a member of the White House Church of Christ...
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Alvin Leon Escue

February 28, 1923 - August 21, 2011

ESCUE, Alvin Leon, August 21, 2011, age 88 of White House. He was preceded in death by his infant daughter Paulette Escue; daughter, Patsy Tate; brother, George Escue. Survived by his wife, Margaret Escue, son, Steve (Patsy) Escue; daughter, Kathy Briley; grandchildren, Bob Tate, Tina Richmond, Stephen Escue, Jr., and Sarah Mitchell; eight great-grandchildren; brother, J.C. Escue. Mr. Escue...
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Joe Burysek

February 20, 1964 - July 16, 2011

BURYSEK, Joe, July 16, 2011, age 47 of Cross Plains. Survived by his wife, Rhonda Burysek; daughters, Mackenzie, Mallory, and Macy Burysek; parents, Stanley and Rita Burysek; siblings, Phyllis Madsen, Karen Faulkner, Sharon Burysek, and Doug Burysek. Visitation will be at Cole & Garrett Funeral Home, White House Tuesday from 5-8 pm, with a memorial service to follow at 8pm in the Chapel.
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William J. Vanderpool

July 10, 1938 - July 14, 2011

VANDERPOOL, William J., July 14, 2011, age 73 of White House. Preceded in death by his parents, Everett Lee and Mattie Lee Vanderpool; brother, Edward Lee Vanderpool; sister, Margaret Jean Armes. Survived by his wife, Sue Vanderpool; sons, John Lee Vanderpool (Kristi), and Steven Jay Vanderpool (Lori); grandchildren, Victoria, Donovan, Holly, and Gavin William Vanderpool; sisters, Ruth Vaughn,...
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Charles Russell "Russ" Sykes, Jr.

November 29, 1982 - June 30, 2011

SYKES, Charles Russell, Jr. “Russ”, June 30, 2011, age 28 of White House. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Robert Raney, Frank and Lucille Sykes. Survived by his parents, Charles Sykes and June Sykes; wife, Anne-Marie Neal Sykes; sons, Tre’ and Trenton Sykes; grandmother, Marilyn Raney; several aunts, uncles, and cousins. Russ was a 2001 graduate of White House High School,...
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Richard Joseph Schweik

February 15, 1933 - June 23, 2011

SCHWEIK, Richard Age 78. June 23, 2011. World's best husband, father & grandfather. COLE & GARRETT F.H., (615) 672-3936.
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Lois Clark

January 9, 1931 - May 19, 2011

CLARK, LoisAge 80 of Goodlettsville. May 19, 2011. She was preceded in death by her husband of 45 years, Felix Clark; grandchildren, Tracey Thomas and Tonya Jones. Survived by her daughters, Barbara Jones, Beverly (Billy Wayne) Trogdon, Donna Thomas, Becky Jones and Ruth Clark; 8 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; brother, Dean Cole; sisters, Sue Graves and Wilda Underwood; sister-in-law,...
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Flossie Jane Frailey

September 29, 1934 - May 16, 2011

FRAILEY, Flossie Jane. Beloved mother, grandmother, sister, and friend, Flossie Jane Frailey, 76 of Cross Plains, died at 3:55 pm Monday May 16, 2011 at Skyline Medical Center in Nashville. She was born September 29, 1934 in Pembroke, KY, the daughter of Pallos and Pearl Elkins. She was a devoted member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband...
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L. Sue Honeycutt

September 24, 1935 - May 1, 2011

HONEYCUTT, L. Sue, May 1, 2011, age 75 of White House. Daughter of the late Jimmie and Laura Allen Jones. Preceded in death by her husband, Clayton Honeycutt; brothers, J.T., Morgan, Burnell, James, and Carl Jones; sisters, Vida Whitaker, Evie Poole, and Gladys Callis. Survived by her son, Gary (Debbie) Honeycutt; daughters, Joy Webster, Debbie (Johnny) Martin, and Brenda (Joe) Best; sister,...
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Paul Waddell

February 7, 1959 - April 25, 2011

WADDELL, Paul J., age 52 of White House. Preceded in death by his parents, Rev. R. Eugene and Leah Waddell. Survived by his wife, Gwen Waddell; daughter, Leah (Corey) Cross; son, Landon Waddell; step-son William West III; step-daughter, Stephanie West; grandchildren, Tristan and Lucy; brothers, Robin Waddell, Michael Waddell, John (Diane) Waddell; sisters, Rhonda (David) Sagraves, and Marcia ...
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Casey Michael Lane Bush

January 6, 2008 - April 21, 2011

BUSH, Casey Michael Lane. April 21, 2011, age 3 of Cottontown. Survived by his parents, Matthew and Teresa (TC) Bush, Cottontown, TN; grandparents, Kenneth and Bonnie Benson, Cortland, IL; Dennis and Betty Bush, White House, TN; great-grandmother, Martha Eller, Adairville, KY; aunts, uncles, and cousins, Clifford, Susan, Luke, and Sophie Benson, Sycamore, IL, Charles, Janice, Brooke and Blake...
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Johnny Lee Jones

December 18, 1957 - April 20, 2011


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David Larry Greenwood

October 11, 1942 - February 17, 2011

GREENWOOD, D. Larry Age 68 of White House. February 17, 2011. Larry went home to be with our Lord and Savior, February 17, 2011. He was preceded in death by his parents, Leslie Ray and Gladys Imogene Greenwood. Survived by his beloved wife, Belinda; daughters, Becky and Rachel; sister, Saundra D'Arcy and 8 grandsons. Larry was a veteran of the US Army and retired in 2002 from Ford Motor Co. as a...
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Susie Pauline Carver Woodside

April 14, 1919 - January 18, 2011

WOODSIDE, Susie Pauline Carver -was born April 14, 1919 in White House, TN. Died January 18, 2011 in Nashville, TN. She was a member of Living To Go Church, Goodlettsville, TN. She was the dear Mother of seven children, survived by four daughters, Ruthie Holman, Carole Dollar, Cheryl Ingram, Charlotte Prince and one son, Michael Woodside; two deceased, Joyce Haynes and Rudy Paul Johnson; fifteen...
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Clifford Lee "Pop" Hudgins

November 23, 1938 - November 1, 2010

HUDGINS, Clifford Lee “Pop”, age 71 of White House, passed away suddenly November 1, 2010. He is survived by his wife, Faye Cawthon Hudgins; son, Terry (Lisa Vaden) Hudgins; daughters, Sherri (Donnie) Stem, and Dana Sanders; grandchildren, Lee and Logan Stem, and Chad Hudgins. Mr. Hudgins was a charter member of Temple Baptist Church in White House. Visitation will be at Cole & Garrett...
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Teresa Renee' Page

April 26, 1974 - October 25, 2010

Mrs. Page was a leader for Cub Scout Group #453 in Cross Plains. Survived by her husband, John Page, sons, Keith and Dale Page; parents, Dennis and Charlene Smith; sister, Sharla Denise Hopper; brother, Robert Dale Smith; grandmother, Virginia Roberts; grandfather, Horace Smith; nephews, Michael and David Richardson, nieces, Diora and Ashley Smith, Cassondra and Cattrina Hopper and nephews,...
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Phyllis Ann Decker

November 16, 1932 - September 24, 2010

DECKER, Phyllis Ann, September 24, 2010, age 77 of White House. Daughter of father James W. Griffin and mother Walcie Elizabeth Griffin. Wife of John W. Decker; mother of John Jr., and Jeffrey Decker. Lived her life as a testimony to loyalty, dedication to family, and a perfect example that God matches mates according to their needs and ability to insure success. Friends knew if she believed...
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Ashley Faith Fudge

May 25, 1977 - September 23, 2010

Ashley Faith (Allen) Fudge, September 23, 2010 of White House, TN born May 25th, 1977. She is survived by her husband Darrell Fudge, daughter Marlana Grace Fudge, and son Elijah Cullen Fudge; Father and Bonus Mom, David C. and Patricia Allen, Mother, Cynthia (Williams) Jonpier; Sisters, Amanda Claud (Trinity) and Melanie West (Butch) and two nieces; Grandmothers Irene Allen (W.C.) and Sadie...
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Randy Flatt

December 7, 1962 - September 11, 2010

FLATT, Donald R. “Randy”, September 11, 2010, age 47 of White House. Preceded in death by his father, Donald Flatt, and sister, Tina Flatt. Survived by his wife, Rita Flatt; mother, Diane Flatt; daughters, Brandy Flatt Taylor (Jason), Stephanie Flatt, and Whitney Flatt; grandchildren, Landon and Corbin Taylor; sister, Teresa Turner; brothers, Troy Flatt, Johnny Flatt, and Leslie Flatt. ...
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Anna Laura Meadows

June 24, 1931 - August 22, 2010

Meadows, Anna Laura, August 22, 2010, age 79 of Cottontown. Predeceased by her husband, Ray Meadows. Survived by son, Donald (Sylvia) Meadows, and daughter, Carol (Dan) Harrington; grandchildren, Avery Meadows, and Sarah Harrington. Visitation will be at Cole & Garrett Funeral Home, White House, Tuesday from 4-8 pm., Funeral Services will be held Wednesday August 25 at 11 am with Rev. Michael...
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Michael Dean Carr

April 16, 1937 - July 29, 2010

CARR, Michael Dean, July 29, 2010, age 73 of Cottontown. He is survived by his wife, Gwen Carr; daughters, Heather Carr, Rockford, IL; Melissa Carr, and her husband, Terry Maggert, and grandson Theodore “Teddy” Maggert, all of Portland, TN; brother, Jack Carr, DeKalb, IL; sisters, Ruthanna Rodatz, Rochelle, IL, and Kathy (Preston) Corn, Kansas City, MO. Michael also leaves behind a host of...
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Timothy Dee Brinkley

October 30, 1959 - July 10, 2010

Brinkley, Timothy Dee, age 50, slipped from our mortal grasp on Saturday, July 10, 2010. Loved ones that have gone before him include his father, Benny Reese Brinkley; his paternal grandparents, Hilton and Aline Brinkley; his maternal grandparents, Odie and Janie Johnson; several aunts, uncles and cousins. Tim is survived by his mother, Lillian Marie Brinkley; his wife of thirty years, Patricia...
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Gerald Austin Kirby, Sr.

February 24, 1932 - June 17, 2010

KIRBY, Gerald Austin Sr. Age 78 of White House, TN, passed away on June 17, 2010 with his family at his bedside. He was born February 24, 1932 in Nashville, TN to the late Henry and Oma Kirby. On May 9, 1958, he married his best friend, Edna Ruth Kirby. Gerald was a deacon of the church and enjoyed spending time with his many grandchildren. He was a member of Bethel Baptist Church. Gerald...
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Asa "Bill" Reynolds, Jr.

January 9, 1930 - June 16, 2010

REYNOLDS, Asa W. (Bill); June 16, 2010, age 80 of White House. Preceded in death by parents Asa and Lela Reynolds Sr.; sister Dorothy R. Leftwich, and daughter Brenda Reynolds Evans. Survived by wife of 60 years, Sybil Leftwich Reynolds, and son David A. (Angela) Reynolds, three granddaughters, and 2 great grandsons. Visitation will be at Cole & Garrett Funeral Home, White House Friday from 4...
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Joseph Howard Trotter

June 22, 1934 - May 19, 2010

TROTTER, Joe H.Age 75 of White House. May 19, 2010. Visit 4-8 today. Service 11 a.m. Saturday in White House. COLE & GARRETT, (615) 672-3936.
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Sadie Mae Long

April 6, 1926 - May 12, 2010

LONG, Sadie Mae, May 12, 2010, age 84 of Pleasant Shade. She was preceded in death by her son, Danny Long. Survived by her husband, James Long; sons, Ted (Gayle) Coleman, Jimmy (Nancy) Long, and Brodie (Mavella) Wilkinson; daughter, Susan (Timmy) Lee; brother, Gradie Brown; sisters, Dorothy Barnhill, Shirley Brennan, Zella Mae Brown; six grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren. Visitation...
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Christopher Andrew Earles

November 19, 1970 - May 1, 2010

EARLES, Christopher Andrew, May 1, 2010 age 39 of Portland. He is survived by his wife, Katrice Earles; son, Andrew Jace "AJ" Earles; parents, Mike Earles and Jamie Earles; brothers, Kelly Earles and Paul Earles; nephews Ryan Earles and Cameron Earles.
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Audrey Louise Gosnell

June 16, 1934 - April 7, 2010

GOSNELL, Audrey Louise Age 75, of White House, passed away Wed. April 7, 2010 at her home with her loving family. She was preceded in death by her mother, Nellie; brothers, Clessie, Dennis, and Darrell; sister, Lilly; survived by husband, Alfred D. Gosnell; son, James (Brenda) Gosnell; daughters, Linda (Jim) Grundy, and Cathy (Larry) Dickie; 8 grandchildren; 11 great-granchildren; 1 brother and...
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William Pinkney Akers

September 3, 1935 - March 24, 2010

AKERS, William P. – Age 74 of Cottontown, Tenn. Went home to the Lord on March 24, 2010. He is survived by his wife, Barbara Haddon Akers; daughter and son-in-law, Karen and Bill Cammarata; grandson, Samuel Vincent Cammarata; sister, Betty Isbell of Memphis; brother, Robert Akers of Vina, AL; several nieces and nephews. Mr. Akers was an IT Systems Analyst/Computer Programmer before retiring...
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Bessie L Cravens

October 4, 1919 - February 28, 2010

CRAVENS, BessieAge 90 Cottontown, TN. February 28, 2010. Preceded in death by parents, Dillard Franklin and Mary Gertie Cobb Henry; husband, Albert Floyd Cravens. Survived by daughters, Judy Fagan, Jane (Joe) Fromm, and Alice Bush; 6 grandchildren, Cindy (Darren) McDowell, Sabrina (Chris) Greer, Angie (Mike) Keith, David Fromm, John & Jason Bush; 9 great grandchildren. Visitation with the family...
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Robert Lewis Bush

February 10, 1940 - February 19, 2010

BUSH, Robert Lewis, February 19, 2010, age 70 of Orlinda. He was preceded in death by his parents, Lewis and Lorene Bush; sons, Ronnie and Wade Bush; and grandchildren, Abagail and Allen Long. Survived by his wife, Brenda Bush; step-son, Mark Long; step-daughters, Tina Long and Tammy Bush; grandchildren, Will Bush, Ashley Bush, Courtney Long, Erica Casey, Danielle Bush, Elizabeth Long, Tori...
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Jamie William Bird

May 18, 1966 - February 16, 2010

BIRD, Jamie William, February 16, 2010, age 43 of White House. Formerly of Pulaski, TN. Survived by his wife, Dana Snelbaker Bird, formerly of Warren, OH; daughter, Reagan Elizabeth Bird; parents, Larry and Martha Bird of Pulaski, TN; and brother, Joshua Forrest Bird. Mr. Bird was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, he worked for the United States Postal Service, and was a member of Northridge Church...
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Dorothy Helen Pond

May 10, 1931 - February 9, 2010

POND, Dorothy Helen Cole, age 78, of White House, TN passed away February 9, 2010. She is preceded in death by daughter, Lavonne Pond. She is survived by her husband of 63 years, Clifton Pond; sons, Al (Alice), Roger (Shannon) & Kenneth (Linda) Pond; daughter, Brenda (Jim) Eggert; 14 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren; brothers, Risteen & Kenneth Cole; sister, Wanda Neighbours. Visitation will...
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Donald Moore Puckett

June 28, 1930 - February 4, 2010

Puckett, Donald Moore Sr. February 4, 2010, age 79 of White House. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Sonja Faith Puckett, and grandson, John Matthew Puckett. Survived by his wife, Dianne Puckett; sons, Donald Moore Puckett Jr. (Judy), Charles Leroy Puckett (Shirley), John Mark Puckett, Timothy Reed Puckett (Vycki); daughters, Pameal Hope Erwin, and Cynthia Joy Thompson (David); and...
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William Herman Albert

May 9, 1923 - January 26, 2010

ALBERT, William “Pat”, age 86 of Cottontown, passed away Tuesday, January 26, 2010. Preceded in death by his wife of 43 years, Loretta; brothers, Ewin and John Albert. Survived by son, Bennie (Connie) Albert; daughters, Billie (Tom) Albert, Alethia (Edmond) Pruneau, Sharon (Bob) Roberts; 15 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; sister, Emma Dean Wix. Mr. Albert was a avid hunter and angler....
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Tony Brown

January 17, 1961 - January 12, 2010

BROWN, Tony, age 48, of Cottontown, TN passed away at his home on January 12, 2009. He is preceded in death by his parents, Leroy & Elsie Brown. He is survived by his wife, Michelle Brown; daughters, Tiffany & Brittany Brown; sons, Coty, Travis, Jason, D.J. & Brandon Brown; 10 grandchildren; numerous nieces & nephews; sister, Charlotte (Roger) Thompson; brothers, Alvin, Phillip (Belle), Charlie &...
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Mildred W. Robinson

January 19, 1922 - October 3, 2009

ROBINSON, Mildred W, Age 87, of Gallatin, TN passed away October 3, 2009. She is preceded in death by her husband, Dwight Robinson; parents, Sam & Adlee Whitehead; brothers, Solon, Rubert, Ralph & Noel; great-great grandson, Bryce Donahue. She is survived by her daughter, Shirley Woodall; sister, Judy Brock; grandchildren, Diane Newsome, Ricky & David Woodall; 6 great grandchildren; 5 great-great...
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