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Wade Howard Adcox, age 75 of Springfield TN. passed away on Tuesday September 22nd, 2020. A graveside service for Wade will be held on Friday September 25th, 2020 at 2:00PM at Hendersonville Memory Gardens. The family will receive visitors prior to graveside services on on Friday from 11:00AM until 1:40PM in the Stateroom of Hendersonville Funeral Home.

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Nguyet Mai, age 79 of Gallatin, passed away Wednesday, September 23, 2020.  Celebration of Life will be Saturday, September 26th from 12:00 – 3:00 p.m. at Family Heritage Funeral Home. The family respectfully asks that everyone wear a mask.

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Frederick “Michael” Zimmerlee, age 39 of Hendersonville, passed away Monday, August 24, 2020.  There will be a Celebration of Life/Gathering of Friends Saturday, October 3rd at 1:00 p.m. at Rockland Recreational Area, Shelter 2-A, Power Plant Road, Hendersonville, TN  37075.  

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Tracey Lynn Podany, 46, of Hendersonville passed away Friday, September 18, 2020 in Nashville, TN. She was born August 6, 1974 in Madison, TN to Danny & Peggy Farmer Fuqua. She previously worked as a registered nurse for Skyline Medical Center and for NHC in Hendersonville. She is preceded in death by her mother, Peggy Farmer Fuqua. She is survived by her husband of 26 years, Ryan Podany; son Taylor (Saige Navarro) Podany; daughters, Ashlee (Chance Hartley) Podany, all of Portland, TN and Alyssa (Jett Frost) Podany, Hendersonville, TN; father, Danny Fuqua; brother, Todd Fuqua, both of Hendersonville, TN; mother-in-law, Lynn Podany, NE; sister-in-law, Lisa (Stephen) Wright, Bethpage, TN; 3 grandchildren, Jackson, Liam and Westin. Funeral service is scheduled for Thursday, September 24, 2020 at 2pm in the chapel of Austin & Bell Funeral Home in White House, with Bro. Robert Fleming officiating. Interment will follow in Hillcrest Cemetery with family and friends serving as pallbearers. Visitation is planned for Thursday, September 24, 2020 10am until the time of the service at the funeral home. Arrangements entrusted to Austin & Bell Funeral Home 533 Highway 76 White House, TN 3718 (615)672-5000 www.austinandbell.com

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Mary Ann Owens, 82, joined her heavenly Father on September 15, 2020. Mary was born October 31, 1937 in Waco, Texas, the youngest of four children born to Bernard August (B.A.) and Defasy Meier. She graduated from University High School in 1956 and shortly after married Arthur Leo (Doodle) O…

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Patricia Blanch Hallquist (Malecha) was born on July 4,1938 in Faribault, MN and passed away on September 10,2020 in Hendersonville, TN. Patricia was currently living in Hendersonville, TN at the time of her passing. She lived before in Fridley, MN. An Memorial Service will be held in the fu…

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Christine Michelle Burns, age 48, our loving Mother and friend, passed away unexpectedly September 14, 2020 in McEwen, Tennessee. Michelle was born on December 13, 1971 in Nashville, Tennessee. She was preceded in death by her father, Jimmy Rollins and her sister, Sandy Burns. She is survived by her two children, Austin and Destiny Burns; her mother, Brenda Rollins; brothers, Jimmy Rollins, Jr., Marvin Rollins (Tamara); and several nieces and nephews. A celebration of life honoring Michelle will be held at a later date. Arrangements Entrusted To: Sumner Funeral & Cremation, Gallatin, (615)452-9059 www.sumnerfuneral.com

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Michael “Mike” Keith Hopper, age 48 of Portland, TN, (formerly Madisonville, KY) passed away September 16, 2020.  Mike was born October 15, 1971 in Chicago, IL.  He is preceded in death by his mother, Sandra Hopper.  He is survived by father, James R. Hopper; sons, Andrew Hopper and Zach Hopper; brothers, Ronnie Hopper, David Hopper (Angie) and Tommy Hopper (Bobbie); sister, Debbie Hopper Myers (Larry); chosen sister and brother-in-law, Debbie & Billy Knight.

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Lillian Bennett Poyner, age 99, passed away peacefully on September 15, 2020. Ms. Poyner was born on November 29, 1920 in Carrier Mills, Illinois to the late Harry and Tekla Bennett. She was a World War II Veteran, joining the Women’s Auxiliary Army Corps in 1942 at the age of 22. She continued her service with the Shawnee National Park Service, Golconda Job Corps, and Tennessee Red Cross until she retired at age 83. After retirement, she continued to volunteer for clerical duties where she lived Crestwood Towers in Gallatin until age 94. She is survived by her children, Nancy A. Simpson, H. Sam Poyner and Tim Poyner; grandchildren, Andy Simpson, Denny Poyner, Chris Poyner, and Lessie Poyner; great-grandchildren, A.J. Simpson, Caleb Simpson, Preston Poyner, Kayla Poyner, and Coy Poyner. Lillian was cremated and will be laid to rest with Military Honors at Nashville National Cemetery at a later date. Lillian was a caring and loving mother and friend. She was very proud of her service in World War II and proud to serve her community. While serving at the Gallatin Red Cross, she would take calls and make arrangements 24 hours a day for people needing emergency housing. She never complained, always seeing the good in people and willing to help. If you ever saw a little white car driving around Gallatin with a load of little ladies, chances are it was Lillian taking the girls out to the store or running errands. A Great Mother has left this earthly plain and ascended to a higher place where she will be with our loved ones that have gone before us. Our family wishes to give heartfelt thanks to everyone that has given their love, prayers, and support during this time. God Bless You All! Arrangements Entrusted To: Sumner Funeral & Cremation, Gallatin, (615)452-9059

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Kenneth Morris, age 76 of Gallatin, passed away September 17, 2020.  Mr. Morris was born September 23, 1943 in Nashville, TN.  He is preceded in death by his parents, Thomas Wallace Morris and Martha Mildred Gupton Morris; wife, Ethel Jane Morris and granddaughter, Ashley Daniel.  He is survived by daughters, Lynn Smith (Bradley), Linda Patana (Patrick) and Renee Miller (Stevie); son, Kenneth Morris; sisters, Sandra Faultner (Nicky), Nancy Miller (Glen) and Rita Morris; grandchildren, Jennifer, Tiffany, Jessie, Cody, Haley, Austin, Skylar and Christian; nine great grandchildren.

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Lillian Carlean Kail, age 82 of Georgetown, KY (formerly of Gallatin, TN), passed away September 20, 2020.  Mrs. Kail was born October 22, 1937 in Pocahontas, TN.  She is preceded in death by her parents, Otto and Lucille Bennett Dowty; husband of 33 years, Bobby Joe Kail, brother, Phillip Dowty; sister, Norma Flynn and great grandson, Cohen Paul Kail.  She is survived by brother, Clinton Dowty (Wanda); daughter, Vickie Conley (Luther); son, Paul Kail (Ann); grandchildren, Jason Conley (Jennifer), Steven Conley (Amelia), Hanna Kail and Hailey Kail; great grandchildren, Marlie Conley, Ava Conley, Luke Conley and Madison Conley.  

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Van “Poppy” Conder, age 95 of Gallatin, TN, passed away September 15, 2020.  Mr. Conder was born April 3, 1925 in Parsons, TN.  He is preceded in death by his parents, Olber and Emma Doyle Conder; wife, Graple Conder; sisters, Clora Arnold (Howard); and Fonnies Conder (Oneida); brothers, Huey Conder (Judy) and Hershel Conder (Doris).  He is survived by daughter, Carol Conder Pickle (Gary); granddaughter, Joy Mehorczyk (Gary); great grandchildren, Caleb Joshua Nixon and Emma Mehorczyk; several nieces and nephews.

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Phyllis Elaine Holt, age 83 of Hendersonville, passed away Thursday morning September 17, 2020. She was born October 25, 1936 in Greenville, Mississippi to the late William Horace and Trudie Mae Eubank. Ms. Holt worked as a secretary at the Bordeaux Hospital in Nashville. She was a strong and loving mother and grandmother.

Ricky (Rick) Allan Britt, age 71 of Hermitage, passed away August 24, 2020 at his home following a lengthy battle with Cancer and Dementia. Rick was born on April 27, 1949 in Springfield, Ohio to the late Cordell and Linnie Britt. He was a proud veteran of the United States Army serving as a Combat Medic in Vietnam where he received numerous awards including a Purple Heart for being wounded in combat. Rick worked for Crawford Door Sales for 50 years and had recently retired as President in 2019 due to illness. He was a loving father and husband; he will be missed by many.

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Goldie Marie Nicholson, 81, of White House passed away Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at the Residence of Alive Hospice. She was born August 14, 1939 in Nashville, TN to Owen & Sarah Coleman Ferguson. She worked for 35+ years as a manager for Kroger and also ran the Stop 30 Restaurant in White House for 10 years. She was a member of Portland Road Church of Christ, enjoyed going to yard sales and shopping at junk stores and gambling. More than anything else, she loved spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents. She is survived by her husband, Jimmy "Mac" McCormack, White House, TN; sons, Richard D. Nicholson, Cottontown, TN and Guy Michael Nicholson, Hendersonville, TN; daughters, Kathy Nicholson, Cottontown, TN and Billie (Ray) Hampton, Goodlettsville, TN; brother, Owen William Ferguson, Nashville, TN; 10 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren. Funeral service is scheduled for 1pm Friday, September 18, 2020 in the chapel of Austin & Bell Funeral Home in White House with Bro. Dennis Wallace officiating. Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens in Goodlettsville at 3pm with family and friends serving as pallbearers. Visitation is planned for Thursday, September 17, 2020 4-8pm and Friday, September 18, 2020 10am until the time of the service at the funeral home. ARRANGEMENTS ENTRUSTED TO AUSTIN & BELL 533 Highway 76 White House, Tennessee 37188 (615)672-5000 www.austinandbell.com

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Mr. Bob Sims of Hendersonville, TN passed away peacefully on September 5, 2020 at the age of 84.

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Thomas Frank (Tommy) Waller, age 63 of Hendersonville, passed away Tuesday, September 8, 2020 at his home. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather who never said “no” to anyone. Tommy was a very generous and dedicated person who could always make you smile.

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Katherine Taylor Haynes, age 96 of Gallatin, passed away Sunday, September 13, 2020.  Funeral Service will be Tuesday, September 15th at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel of Family Heritage Funeral Home, with Bro. Jonathan England officiating.  Visitation will be Monday, September 14th from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. and Tuesday, September 15th from 12:00 p.m. until time of service at 2:00 p.m.  Interment will follow the service at Crestview Memory Gardens, with Edd Scott Haynes, John Pope, Matt Hart, Alan Westphal, Jeremy Morris, and Trey Oliver serving as pallbearers.   In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 478 Craighead Street #200, Nashville, TN  37204.  The family asks that anyone who attends the visitation or service wear a mask and please do not send food.

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Melva Belle Black, age 69 of Gallatin, passed away Friday, July 3, 2020.   There will be a Celebration of Life on Sunday, September 20th from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. at The Grand Inheritance, 198 Hix Lane, Gallatin, TN  37066.  Honorary pallbearers will be White House Dulcimer Players, Civic Center Coffee Table, Kay Beasley’s Long Hollow Sunday School Class, Walking Buddies (Special Friends); Bob Burnette, Randy “Moon Pie” Moore, and Marie Short.  In lieu of flowers, please donate to the charity of your choice.

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Fred E. Congdon, age 71 of Gallatin, passed away peacefully September 9, 2020.    He was born on December 2, 1948 in Erwin, TN to the late Fred Hugh and Mildred Erwin Congdon.   He graduated from Unicoi County High School in 1966 and went on to graduate from East Tennessee State University.

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On June 24, 2020 our world was blessed with the most beautiful baby girl, sweet Zelda Mae Palmer. Heartbreakingly on September 7, 2020 she was given her angel wings and called to her new home in Heaven. 

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Mrs. Edith Marie Cook age 93, of Hendersonville, TN, passed away on Monday, September 14, 2020.

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David John Crowe, Sr., age 48 of Gallatin, passed away August 28, 2020. David was born in Miami, Florida on September 22, 1971. He was an alum of Miami Southwest High School. David went on to get his Bachelor’s Degree from East Tennessee State University where he double majored in Economics and Philosophy of Religion Studies. His dream was to become a History or Economics teacher before becoming ill. David had many passions such as studying History and his Bible, but his favorite passions were coaching his children in baseball and football. David will be loved and missed by his wife of 28 years, Nancy Crowe; sons, David J. Crowe, Jr. and Joshua Crowe; daughter, Hayley Crowe; twin brother, John Crowe; brothers, Dale Shively and Scott Shively; sisters, Kim McNamara and Marylou Reardon; best friend and brother, Carlos Calzadilla. David was preceded in death by father, John C. Crowe; mother, Delyte Crowe; and sister, Lori Shively. In accordance with his wishes, David was cremated and no services will be held. Arrangements Entrusted To: Sumner Funeral & Cremation, Gallatin (615)452-9059 www.sumnerfuneral.com

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Kaylie Sara “K.K.” McCluskey, age 24 of Lake In the Hills, Il, passed away September 8, 2020.  She was born September 18, 1995 in Elk Grove Village, Il.  She is survived by her mother, Heather McCluskey; stepfather, Terry Panknin; father, Brandon Radosh; paternal grandmother, Michelle Radosh; brother, Patrick Gafka; maternal grandparents, Pat & Angela McCluskey; several aunts, uncles and cousins.

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Dale “Bubbie” Barnes, age 67, husband of Dorris Barnes, and a resident of Goodlettsville, previously of Columbia, passed away Wednesday, September 9, 2020 at St. Thomas Midtown Hospital.

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William “Bill” Hodges, age 87 of Gallatin passed away Friday, September 11, 2020.  Funeral Service will be Tuesday, September 15th at 12:00 p.m. in the chapel of Family Heritage Funeral Home, with Brother Nick Baskerville officiating.  Interment will follow the service at Rock Bridge Cemetery, with Anthony Cook, Wesley Hodges, Logan Hodges, Rick Hodges, Ethan Hodges, Blake Hodges, Eugene Brooks, and Gunner Baskerville serving as pallbearers.  Visitation will be Monday, September 14th from 2:00 – 8:00 p.m. and Tuesday, September 15th from 10:00 a.m. until time of service at 12:00 p.m.

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Jerry Rogers, age 68 of Gallatin, passed away Saturday, August 29, 2020.  Celebration of Life Service will be Tuesday, September 15th at 5:00 p.m. in the chapel of Family Heritage Funeral Home, with Pastor Gary Searcy officiating.  Visitation will be Tuesday, September 15th from 3:00 p.m. until time of service at 5:00 p.m.    In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the funeral home to assist the family with expenses.