Obituaries from Macon County Times

August 23,  2005

Funeral services for Madge Browning Bean, age 95, of the Mt. Vernon Community in Clay County, TN were conducted Sunday afternoon, August 21, 2005 at 2:00 p.m. from the chapel of the Phillip Anderson & Son Funeral Home in Red Boiling Springs with E.C. Meadows officiating. Her grandsons served as pallbearers. Interment followed in the Mt. Vernon Cemetery.  Mrs. Bean passed away Friday afternoon, August 19, 2005, at the Macon County General Hospital in Lafayette.  A native of Clay County, TN, she was the daughter of the late Hove & Dora Birdwell Browning. On August 28, 1927, she was married to Herman D. Bean, who preceded her in death on December 15, 1991. She was also preceded in death by her daughter, Bernice Holden; sons, Malcolm and Darrell Bean; sisters, Barbara Witcher, Mae Clevenger; brothers, Osbin, Audie, Andrew, Buford and Hubert Browning. She was a homemaker and a member of the Mt. Vernon Church of Christ.  Survivors include: daughters, Jean Browning Moore, Dickson, TN, Dora "Rose" Bean, Oak Forrest, IL, Nina (Hubert) Burgess Flatt, Gainesboro, TN, sons, Charles Bean, Fay (Gloria) Bean, Reed Bean all of Chicago, IL; sister, Myrtle Rhoton, Clarksville, IN; brothers, Girvous (Pearlene) Browning, Red Boiling Springs, TN, Kenneth (Kate) Browning, Indianapolis, IN, 26 grandchildren; 43 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren.  Arrangements by the Phillip Anderson & Son Funeral Home, Red Boiling Springs, TN.

Funeral services for Don Binnion, age 62, of the Willette Community in Macon County, Tennessee, were conducted Saturday afternoon at 1:00 p.m. from the chapel of the Phillip Anderson & Son Funeral Home in Red Boiling Springs with Gene Carter officiating. His family and friends served as pallbearers. Interment followed in the Dycus Cemetery.  Don Binnion passed away Wednesday evening, August 17, 2005 at his residence.  A native of Macon County, TN, the son of the late Ray and Lula Dycus Binnion. Besides his parents, he was also preceded in death by infant son and brothers, Bill, Charles, and John Binnion. He was an electrician, farmer and a veteran.  Survivors include son: Shane Binnion; grandson: Braydon Erwin, both of Hendersonville; sisters: Ruth Dycus, Goodletts-ville, Barbara McDonald, Greenbrier; sisters & brothers-in-law: Melba & Bobby Gammons, Paris, MI, Connie & Warner Bush, Madison, TN, Jane & Prentice Stanford, Tompkinsville, KY; brother: Bobby Binnion, Willette Community; brothers & sisters-in-law: Ray Kenneth & Mary Binnion, Madison, TN, Paul & Jayne Binnion, White House, TN; sisters-in-law: Mattie Bell Binnion, Madison, TN, Nancy Binnion, Sterling Heights, MI.  Arrangements by the Phillip Anderson & Son Funeral Home, Red Boiling Springs.

Jimmy Doss, 64, of Gainesboro, Tennessee, and formerly of Lafayette, Tennessee, passed away Saturday, August 20, 2005 at his residence. The Macon County, Tennessee native was born Friday, January 10, 1941, a son of the late Pat Doss and Mary Magdalene Reagan Doss. He was a roofing contractor and an avid golfer. A former resident of Scottsville, Kentucky he owned the Scottsville Tire Exchange for several years. He was also a former board member of Tri-County E.M.C.  He is survived by his wife, Rita Doss, Gainesboro, TN; a step-son and his wife, Joey and Tonya Poston, Gainesboro, TN; a step-daughter and her husband, Mandy and Mike Perhay, Algood, TN; 3 step-grandchildren, Austin Poston, Samantha Poston, and Tommy Perhay; a brother and sister-in-law, Billy and Coramerine Doss, Franklin, Indiana; 2 nieces, 2 nephews, and a special cousin and friend, Patsy Carnahan.  Funeral services for Jimmy Doss were conducted at 5:00 PM Sunday, August 21, 2005 at Alexander-Goad Funeral Home with Eld. Danny Holland and Eld. Stanley Cook officiating. Burial was in Macon County Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers were Jim's Roofing Crew.  Alexander-Goad Funeral Home in Lafayette, TN was in charge of arrangements.

 

Harvey R. Goolsby, Sr., age 59, of Greenbrier, passed away Wednesday, August 17, 2005. Services were held at 2 p.m. on Saturday at Cole & Garrett Funeral Home with Brother Joe Moore officiating. Interment was in Fairfield cemetery. Pallbearers were Adam Thomas, Jammie Benham, Troy Harston, Kevin Goolsby, Scott Mahan, Matt Goolsby. Honorary pallbearers were Blake Underwood and Josh Harston.  He is survived by his wife Colleen Goolsby; sons, Mitch Goolsby, John West; daughters Angela Goolsby Amons, Orinda Torres, Carol Stanley, Alicia Underwood; mother Evelyn Bradley; brothers, Steven Goolsby, John Goolsby, Wayne Goolsby; sisters Carol Trice, Vickie Bradley, Billy Ray Hawkins, Cheryl Brown; 17 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.  Cole & Garrett Funeral Home, White House, TN.

 

Parnell Green, 89, formerly of the Williams Community, passed away Saturday, August 20, 2005 at Sumner Regional Medical Center in Gallatin, Tennessee. The Macon County, Tennessee native was born Wednesday, November 17, 1915, a daughter of the late Grover West and Cora Bell Coley West. She was a homemaker, a retired cook at Janwynella Nursing Home and a member of New Zion Missionary Baptist Church. She was united in marriage in December 1930 to Buford Estes Green, who preceded her in death on September 12, 1965.  She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Dorothy and James Deering, Lafayette, TN; 2 daughters-in-law, Alma Green, Lafayette, TN; and Jewel Green, Indianapolis, IN; 3 brothers, G. C. West, Jr., Lafayette, TN; Paul West and Douglas West, both of Indianapolis, IN; 10 grandchildren, Bob Green, Richard Green, Steve Green, Tim Green, Andy Green, Susan Cothron, Chuck Deering, Wayne Deering, Dwayne Deering, and Rhonda Moore; 25 great-grandchildren, and 14 great-great-grandchildren. In addition to her husband and parents, she was also preceded in death by 3 sons, B. E. Green, Jr., Othell Green, and Clemon Green, a sister, Idell Bray, and 2 brothers, Carlos West and Corzell West.  Funeral services for Parnell Green were conducted at 11:00 AM Tuesday, August 23, 2005 at Alexander-Goad Funeral Home with Eld. Guthrie Thompson officiating. Burial was in Haysville Cemetery. Pallbearers were grandsons, Bob Green, Richard Green, Steve Green, Tim Green, Andy Green, Chuck Deering, Wayne Deering, and Dwayne Deering.  Alexander-Goad Funeral Home in Lafayette, TN was in charge of arrangements.

 

Ruby Lois Huntsman, 76, of 7190 Old Hartsville Road, Adolphus, KY died at 9:18 p.m. Sunday, August 21, 2005 at her residence. The Allen County, KY native was a retired employee of Washington Overall Manufacturing and Marlene's in Portland, TN and a member of Maple Grove General Baptist Church. She was a daughter of the late Thomas Odell Brown and Bettie Ann Hawkins Brown and wife of the late Henry Franklin Huntsman.  She is survived by 2 brothers: David Brown and wife, Joyce, of Panama City, FL and Floyd Brown and wife Myrna, of Kempton, IN; 1 sister: Frances Chandler, Adolphus, KY; 2 sisters-in-law: Ova Pardue and Vertie Wilson, both of Scottsville, KY; several nieces and nephews; great nieces and great nephews and great great nieces and great great nephews.  Funeral services for Ruby Lois Huntsman was at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, August 24, 2005 at Goad Funeral Home with Bro. Wayne Keen and Bro. Lawrence Gilliam officiating and burial in Maple Grove Cemetery.

Funeral services for Dixie Fulmer Kingery, age 63, of the Rocky Mound Community were conducted Monday afternoon at 1:00 p.m., August 22, 2005 from the chapel of the Phillip Anderson & Son Funeral Home in Lafayette with Brother Marty Meador officiating. Her family served as pallbearers. Interment followed in the Anderson & Son Memorial Park.  Dixie Kingery passed away Saturday morning, August 20, 2005 at the Alive Hospice in Nashville.  A native of Burks County, PA, she was the daughter of the late Lois and Mabel White Fulmer. One brother, Lois Alvin Fulmer also preceded her in death. On August 5, 1990, she was married to Ronald Kingery, who survives. She was a homemaker.  Survivors besides her husband includes daughter, Alice Lynn Mountz, PA; sons & daughters-in-law: Alvin & Jacinth Giencke Carlisle, Jacksonville, FL, Leroy & Gina Chapman, Patrick & Lynn Chapman, all of Hephgivah, GA, Johnnie Chapman, Jr., Penna, FL; sisters & brothers-in-law: Linda & Wayne Senn, Aikens, SC, Judy & Maynard Proctor, Saluda, SC, Faith & Terry Gilliplaine, Sylvia Gorman, Cindy & Larry Giringrich all PA; brothers & sisters-in-law: Jerry & Betty Fulmer, Sun City, CA, Donald & Venus Fulmer, Aiken, SC; step-mother, Louise Fulmer, Aiken, SC; 19 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren.  Arrangements by the Phillip Anderson & Son Funeral Home, Lafayette, TN

Judy Ann Gass Thompson, 51, of the Fairview Community, passed away Friday, August 19, 2005 at University Medical Center in Lebanon, Tennessee. The Trousdale County, Tennessee native was born Sunday, April 4, 1954, and was a homemaker. On April 15, 1972, she was united in marriage to Donald Thompson.  She is survived by her husband, Donald Thompson, of the Fairview Community; 3 daughters and sons-in-law, Becky and Gary Duncan, Hartsville, TN; Julie and Richard Tobin, Lafayette, TN; and Jennifer and R. J. Bandy, Adolphus, KY; her mother, Irene Gass; 7 brothers, J. T. Gass, Bill Gass, Ronald Gass, Randall Gass, Larry Gass, Wayne Gass, and Terry Gass; 2 sisters, Christine Gammons and Teresa Jackson, all of Lafayette, TN; 4 grandchildren, Thomas Young, Kenneth Young, Joey Bandy, and Julieanna Tobin. She was preceded in death by her father, Willie Gass and a sister, Agnes Gass.  Funeral services for Judy Ann Gass Thompson were conducted at 10:00 AM Monday, August 22, 2005 at Alexander-Goad Funeral Home with Eld. Doug Curtis officiating. Burial was in Shrum Cemetery. Family and friends will served as pallbearers.  Alexander-Goad Funeral Home in Lafayette, TN was in charge of arrangements.