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Obituaries

 


Mr. Meryl Lee Fry
Mr. Meryl Lee Fry, age 84, of Shelbyville, passed away February 24, 2019.

Funeral services will be 1:00 P.M. Thursday, February 28, 2019, at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel. Brother Mark Hall will officiate. Burial with full military honors will follow at Willow Mount Cemetery.

The family will receive visitors 3:00 – 6:00 P.M. Wednesday, February 27, 2019, at the funeral home.

He was born June 10, 1934, in Johnson City, Tennessee, to the late Jack and Mildred Haines. He was a Vietnam War veteran and retired from the United States Army after twenty- four years of service.

He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Elizabeth Fry, of Shelbyville; a son, David M. Fry, of Shelbyville; a daughter, Linda (Mark) Travis, of Normandy; two grandchildren, Brandie Fry Crawford and David (Heather) Fry, both of Shelbyville; and two great-grandchildren, Madison Mooningham and Harlie Crawford.

Feldhaus Memorial Chapel is assisting the family with the arrangements.

 


Mrs. Nina Gay Segroves

Mrs. Nina Gay Segroves, age 72, of Shelbyville, passed away Wednesday, February 13, 2019, at her home, under the loving care and comfort of her family.

Funeral services will be 11 AM Saturday, February 16, 2019, at First United Methodist Church. Reverend Lanita Monroe will officiate, with burial to follow in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive visitors 4-6 PM Friday at the church.

She was born May 6, 1946, in Shelbyville, to the late Franklin and Johnnie Hendricks Yates. She was the owner of the Gingham Dog, a children’s clothing store, and a faithful member of First United Methodist Church.

Survivors include her husband of 52 years, David Segroves, a son, Brannon Segroves; a daughter, Susannah Thompson and husband Michael; a granddaughter, Elle Grace Thompson; her ally and caregiver, Lydia Allen

Feldhaus Memorial Chapel is assisting the family with the arrangements.

 

Harold Morton Smith

Mr. Harold Morton Smith, age 81, of Shelbyville, passed away Friday, February 8, 2019.

Funeral services will be 2 PM Tuesday, February 12, 2019, at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel. Brother Michael Hix will officiate, with burial to follow in Rose Bank Cemetery in the Flat Creek Community. 

The family will receive visitors 11 AM until service time Tuesday at the funeral home.

He was born November 11, 1937, to the late Farris and Mary Katherine Smith. He was the leather shop foreman at World Champion Horse Equipment.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a daughter, Veda Diane McClenney and a grandson, PFC Daniel Bradley McClenney.

Survivors include a son Clint Smith, and his wife Debra, of the Flat Creek Community; grandchildren, Melissa Katherine McClenney, Megan Elizabeth Smith, and her husband Ross Smith, and Nathan Alex Smith.
Feldhaus Memorial Chapel is assisting the family with the arrangements.


Dolis Marie “Beaver” Throneberry

Funeral services for Dolis Marie “Beaver” Throneberry, age 61, of Shelbyville, will be held 1:00 p.m.Thursday, February 14, 2019, in the Chapel of Doak-Howell Funeral Home with Brother Randall Harmon. Burial will follow in Cothran Cemetery. Mrs. Throneberry passed from this life Saturday, February 9, 2019, at Tennova Healthcare of Shelbyville.

Visitation will be held 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, February 13, 2019, at the funeral home.

A native of Bedford County, Dolis was the daughter of the late Charlie Bill, Sr. and Elizabeth Viola Helton Siebers and is preceded in death by: brother, Jimmy Seibers, and sister, Phyllis Seibers.

Survivors include: Husband of 14 years, Kenneth Malloy Throneberry of Shelbyville; son, Ricky (Tammy Lynn) Harmon, Jr of Shelbyville; grandchildren, Rhonda Viola Harmon, and Bryson Throneberry; brothers, Charlie Bill (Audrey) Seibers, Jr, and Randy (Tammy) Siebers; sisters, Mary Lee (Steve) Ledbetter, Rosie (Thomas) Wright all of Shelbyville; many nieces and nephews; and close friend, Betty Cobb of Shelbyville.

Doak-Howell Funeral Home is serving the family.

Dorothy Ann Bryant
Mrs. Dorothy Ann Bryant, age 81, of Bell Buckle, passed away February 1, 2019, at her home under the care and comfort of her loving family.

Funeral services will be 2 PM Sunday, February 3, 2019, at New Zion Church of Christ. Cory Bransford, Bill Hunter, and H.A. Beasley will officiate, with burial to follow in Smotherman Cemetery.

The family will receive visitors 4-8 PM Saturday at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel.

She was born July 5, 1937, in Rutherford County. Previous employment included Durango Boot Factory, Black Fox Day Care, and she was a homemaker. She was a faithful member of New Zion Church of Christ.

Survivors include her husband of 64 years, James Richard Bryant; a daughter, Kaye Hanson, of Bell Buckle; a son, Robert Bryant, and his wife Beverly, of Shelbyville; a brother, Robert “Bob” Helton, and his wife Betty Jean, of Bell Buckle; grandchildren, Tanya Jacobs, and her husband Chris, Jonathan Hanson, Jill Bryant, and Adam Bryant, and his wife Jennifer; great grandchildren, Kaylee Jacobs, Bethany Jacobs, Ethan Williams, and Carter Bryant.

Memorials may be made to New Zion Church of Christ.

Feldhaus Memorial Chapel is assisting the family with the arrangements.

 


Martha Odean Boyce Flippo
Funeral service for Martha Odean Boyce Flippo, age 85, of Shelbyville, will be held at 2:00pm Saturday, February 2, 2019, in the chapel of Doak-Howell Funeral Home with Brother Scott Reed and Joe Thompson officiating. Burial will follow at Pressgrove Cemetery. Mrs. Flippo passed from this life Tuesday, January 29, 2019, at home with her family by her side.

Visitation will be held Saturday Feb. 2, 2019, from 11:00am until 2:00pm at the funeral home.

Born June 18, 1933, in Shelbyville, TN she was the daughter of the late Robert Clyde and Sallie Ann Baker Boyce and is preceded in death by: husband of 49 years, James Robert Flippo; brothers, Cecil, Melvin, and Jerrell Boyce; sisters, Deloris Wessner, and Barbara Baugher.

She was a homemaker for most of her life. She enjoyed caring for her family, anything from quilting to canning. In her free time she traveled, went on cruses, went dancing, and also fished. She was fun loving, never met a stranger and absolutely loved her grandbabies and great grandbabies. She will be missed very much by her family and friends.

Survivors include: children; Martha Ann (Keith) Carpenter of Mobil, AL, Becky (Steven) Landers and James Allen Flippo both of Shelbyville; grandchildren, Erin (Mathew) Ballinger, Jason (Nicole) Landers, Joel (Felicia) Landers, Mandy (Neil) Bobo, 11 great grandchildren and a bunch more she has taken in over the years; brothers, J.B. (Donna) Boyce, Clyde (Margie) Boyce, Larry (Linda) Boyce all of Shelbyville, an assortment of nieces and nephews.

Doak-Howell Funeral Home is serving the family.



Leanne Arnold Rohe
Leanne Arnold Rohe 52 of Shelbyville died suddenly January 22, 2019. She is survived by her husband, Eric Scott Empson of Shelbyville; her  mother, Jean Parker Turner of Wartrace; a daughter, Brandy Jean of Port Orange, Florida; brothers, Robert Arnold Jr. of Kentucky, Roy Turner of Shelbyville; sister, Mary Grace Honey of Port Orange, Florida and two grandchildren. Per her request she was cremated.  No services are scheduled. Hillcrest Funeral Home assisted the family.


Randy Edward Demouey
Randy Edward Demouey 57 of Wartrace passed away January 30, 2019. Funeral Services will be 2:00 P.M.  Friday, February 8, 2019, at Holder-Wells Funeral Home, 4007 Main St., Moss Point, Mississippi. Burial will follow at W.R. Clark Cemetery in the Forts Lake Community.  Visitation will be Thursday February 7th from 6:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M.
Randy was born in Mobile, Ala. on August 27, 1961 where he lived and grew up in Mobile County and Grand Bay, Ala.  He enjoyed buying and selling cars and going to classic car shows especially in Pigeon Forge, TN.  He loved watching the Barrett Jackson Automobile Auction on TV and fishing.   He is survived by his wife, Kathy Demouey, of Wartrace; daughters, Gina Demouey Greer of Shelbyville and Cathleen Randi Demouey of Springfield, Ill.; brother, Carlton Demouey of Jackson County, MS.; his parents, Carl and Gloria Demouey; sister, Lisa Rogers, stepson Cory Lambert all of Grand Bay, Ala.; step-daughter, Autumn Burford of Maryland; grandchildren, Hailey Speese, Willow Bowden, Jadyn Greer; step-grandchildren, Dru Robertson and Virginia Lee and many nieces, nephews and other relatives.


Peggy Annette Marshall Newsom
Funeral service for Peggy Annette Marshall Newsom, age 61, of Shelbyville, will be held at 1:00pm Sunday, January 27, 2019, in the chapel of Doak-Howell Funeral Home with Brother Rob McKammey officiating. Burial will follow at Willow Mount Cemetery. Peggy passed from this life Thursday, January 24, 2019, at Southern Hills Medical Center after an extended illness.

Visitation will be held Saturday evening, Jan. 26, 2019, from 5:00pm until 8:00pm at the funeral home.

Born September 10, 1957, in Shelbyville, TN she was the daughter of the late James Robert and Nowlin Philpot Marshall.

She was a graduate of SCHS class of 1976, worked for Durango Boot Factory for 18 years and 19 years for National Pen before she was unable due to health issues. She was a hardworking, loving and devoted mother, grandmother and sister.

Survivors include: children; Allison (Jason) Sanders of Unionville, and Jason Mangrum of Shelbyville; grandchildren, Katelyn and Maggie Sanders, Shayla, Zeke, Peggy-Sue, and Becca-Jo Mangrum, Alyssa Fanning, and Christian Arnold; sister, Nancy (Gary) Storey; brothers, James Robert (Teresa) Marshall, Phillip (Doris) Marshall, and William “Bill” (Jeannie) Marshall all of Shelbyville; and several nieces and nephews.

Memorial donations may be made to a charity of your choice.