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Obituaries from Macon County Times

August 2,  2005


Groveland - Aaron Doyle Bean, 65, of Groveland, died at 3:02 a.m. Thursday, July 28, 2005, in the emergency room at Pekin Hospital in Pekin, Ill.  He was born April 26, 1940, in Baxter, Tenn., to Cleburne H. and Nerva Lou Painter Bean. He married Barbara Jean Frutiger Bowen on December 22, 1967, in Peoria, Ill. She survives. Also surviving are his mother, Nerva Lou Bean of East Peoria, Ill.; two brothers, Louis D. Bean of Washington, D.C., and Richard D. (and Wanda) Bean of Germantown Hills, Ill.; and several nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his father; one brother; and one sister. He was an Army veteran, serving from 1963 to 1965.  He was well known for his wizardry in the machine tool trade in the Peoria area. He worked at Caterpillar Inc. and LR Nelson Corp. for several years and was the owner of Design Systems Inc. of Morton until his retirement in January 2005. He was a member of Alta Lodge 748 AF & AM; Scottish Rite Bodies of Peoria; and Mohammed Shriners.  Services were conducted by Alta Lodge 748 at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Knapp-Johnson Funeral Home in Morton. Burial was in Springdale Cemetery in Peoria.

Funeral services for Kenneth Clark Griggs, Sr., age 73, of Murfreesboro, and formerly of Lafayette, TN, were conducted Sunday, July 31, 2005, 3 p.m. from the chapel of Phillip Anderson & Son Funeral Home in Lafayette with Rev. Michael Welch officiating. Pallbearers were Jeff Sutton, Terry Sutton, Billy Johnson, Barney Wooten, Lee Wooten, Jimmy Griggs. Interment followed in Anderson & Son Memorial Park.  Kenneth Clark Griggs, Sr. passed away Friday afternoon, July 29, 2005 at the Middle Tennessee Medical Center in Murfreesboro, TN.  A native of Macon County, TN, he was the son of the late Roy and Nellie Day Griggs. On December 23, 1967, he was married to Evelyn Faye Owen, who survives. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, J.R. Griggs. He was an electrician and member of Christiana Baptist Church.  Survivors besides his wife include daughter, Melissa Griggs, Atlanta, GA; son, Clark Griggs, Christiana, TN; granddaughter, Kenya Renner, Murfreesboro, TN; sisters, Marie (Elder William) Johnson and Betty (Leon) Wooten, all of Lafayette.  Arrangements by Phillip Anderson & Son Funeral Home, Lafayette, TN.

Glynn Everette Lee, age 60, of 101 Creek Court, Smyrna, TN, died Saturday, July 30, 2005 at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville. The Capitol Hill, KY native was a retired employee of Nashville Electrographics and Bridgestone Tire Company. He was a son of the late Clarence Barton Lee and Nina Goode Lee.  He is survived by his wife, Martha Lee, Smyrna, TN; one daughter, Robin Lansdell and husband, Vince, both of Nashville; two granddaughters, Summer Lee Tempenny and Allison Lee Landsdell, both of Nashville.  Funeral services for Glynn Everette Lee were held Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2005 at Goad Funeral Home in Scottsville, KY with Bro. Kenneth Fisher officiating. Burial was in Clifton Cemetery.

Mrs. Novella Mungle, age 85, of Hartsville, TN died Thursday evening, July 28, 2005 at her home.  She is survived by six sons, Mr. Harry (Maggie) Mungle, Hartsville; Joseph (Patricia) Mungle, Lafayette, James (Jacqueline) Mungle, Hartsville, Douglas (Ann) Mungle, Hartsville, Donald (Janice) Mungle, Lafayette, William (Tina) Mungle, Hartsville; three daughters, Faye (Billy Joe) King, Gallatin, Dorothy Sue McCloud, Hartsville, Brenda Hauskins, Lafayette; 18 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren, 13 great-great-grandchildren; half-brother, Jesse Ray Patterson, Lafayette; two half-sisters, Mrs. Shelby Jean Barnett, Lafayette, Mrs. Lillian B. Gammon, Lafayette.  Funeral services were held in the chapel of Anthony Funeral Home on Saturday, July 30, 2005, 2 p.m., conducted by Bro. Troy Mungle and Bro. Larry Thompson. Honorary pallbearers were Lewis Mungle, David Parrish, Lyle Shrum and Jackie Brown; active pallbearers were Michael, Brian, Scotty & J.J. Mungle, Robert Hauskins and Jeffery Hawkins.  Interment was in Hartsville Memorial Gardens.

Funeral services for Judy McClure Moore, age 75, of 3910 Oak Grove Road, Red Boiling Springs, TN were conducted Thursday morning, July 28, 2005, 11:00 a.m. from the chapel of Phillip Anderson & Son Funeral Home in Red Boiling Springs with Pastor Clifford Waters and Doug Bailey officiating. Pallbearers were Mark McClure, Chris Tucker, Randall Haggard, Bobby Thomas, Roy Taylor Minchey and Billy Joe Bailey. Interment followed in Anderson & Son Memorial Park.  Mrs. Moore passed away Monday evening, July 25, 2005 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville.  A native of Jackson County, TN, she was the daughter of the late Robert & Hilda Gaines Bailey. She was married to Leon McClure on January 17, 1948, who preceded her in death on July 8, 1989. She later married Gene Moore on January 24, 1988, who preceded her in death on Sept. 15, 1997. She was also preceded in death by her sisters, Zelma Minchey and Janas Sloan; and brother, Frank Bailey. She was an employee with the former Imperial Reading in Lafayette with 20 years of service and a member of Lafayette Church of God.  Survivors include daughter, Vickie (Garry) Kirby, Willette Community; son, Ricky (Judy) McClure, Westmoreland; sister, Mareda Thomas, Red Boiling Springs; granddaughters, Tonya (Chris) Tucker, Lafayette, April (Randall) Haggard, Seymour; grandson, Mark McClure, Red Boiling Springs; two great-grandchildren.  Arrangements by Phillip Anderson & Son Funeral Home, Red Boiling Springs, TN.

Marvin Simons, Sr., age 83, of 280 George Akins Road in Westmoreland, passed away Friday, July 29, 2005.  Funeral services were held Monday, August 1, 2005, 11 a.m. at Anderson & Woodard Funeral Home in Westmoreland with Bro. Doug Curtis and Bro. Gary Simons officiating. Burial was in Eulia Cemetery. Pallbearers were C.J. Simons, Chad Simons, Jeff Wix, Chris Troutt, Stephen Sexton and Josh Simons.  Marvin Simons, Sr. was the son of the late Herman Simons and Lillian Adcock Simons. He was married to Ivie Lillian Miller Simons who also preceded him in death. He was a retired carpenter and farmer.  Survivors include a son, Marvin (Chubby) and wife Karen Simons of Westmoreland; daughter, Judy and husband Jerry Wix of Westmoreland; brothers, Ernest Simons of Westmoreland, Randell Simons of Lafayette and Billy Ray Simons of Castalian Springs, TN; sisters, Susie Hall of Westmoreland and Lillian Graves of Lafayette; five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.  Anderson & Woodard Funeral Home in Westmoreland in charge of arrangements.