Nashville Obituaries

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  • 20 hrs ago | via Daily Journal 

    Elizabeth Juanita - Betty' Melvin, Kendallville

    Elizabeth Juanita "Betty" Melvin, age 87, of Kendallville, died Monday, May 18, 2015, at Presence Sacred Heart Home in Avilla. Mrs. Melvin was a lifelong Indiana resident, spending the last year and a half at the Presence Sacred Heart Home in Avilla.

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  • 21 hrs ago | via Nashville Scene 

    Nashville's theater community mourns the loss of lon...

    When word spread May 16 via social media that Arita Trahan had died, there was an outpouring from Nashvillians who knew her as a fine actress, a much-admired teacher, and very simply one of the great inspirational figures in their lives. Many were unaware that Trahan had advanced cervical cancer, but all reflected immediately on her personal gifts and her impact as an artistic leader.

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  • Tuesday May 19 | via The Chronicle of Mt. Juliet 

    Hugh Donald Crabtree

    He is preceded in death by: parents, James Clellan and Jennie Dee Crabtree; wife, Brenda Crabtree; son, Donald Burtrum Crabtree, great-grandson, Domonic Gregory; and twelve brothers and sisters. He is survived by: sons and daughters-in-law, Donald Crabtree of Mt.

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  • Monday May 18 | via Log Cabin Democrat 

    Evelyn Lancaster

    Evelyn Lancaster, 89 of Conway, went to be with the Lord May 17, 2015. She was born Tuesday, May 19, 1925, in Rosedale, MS, to Hambleton and Ruth Hendrick.

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  • Sunday May 17 | via The Lakeland Ledger 

    Crittenden, Robert R.

    ROBERT R. CRITTENDEN, 82 WINTER HAVEN - Robert R. Crittenden, 82, passed away on Friday, May 15, 2015, at Tampa General Hospital. Born July 27, 1932, in Nashville, TN, to A.J. and Elsie Demerich, Robert lived most of his life in Winter Haven.

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  • Friday May 15 | via WATE-TV Knoxville 

    Tennessee death row inmate dies of natural causes

    Strouth was convicted of murder in the death of James Keegan, who owned a used clothing store in Kingsport. His appeals were denied and the state had recently set an execution date of March 15, 2016 for him Attorney Larry Dillow said Strouth was prounounced dead at Riverbend maximum Security institution in Nashville.

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  • Thursday May 14 | via Log Cabin Democrat 

    Lester Cyrus Raymer

    Lester Cyrus Raymer, 83, born in Shawnee, Okla. to Lester and Leone Raymer, passed away on Tuesday, May 12, 2015.

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  • Tuesday May 12 | via PR Log 

    Spring Hill Funeral Home Unveils New Branding Campaign

    Spring Hill Funeral Home & Cemetery' "We're Here To Serve You On Your Terms" Muti-Media Campaign Spokesman is Long Time Grand Ole Opry Personality Eddie Stubbs..... PRLog - May 12, 2015 - NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Spring Hill Funeral Home and Cemetery has partnered with A3Marketing for an exciting branding campaign that shares the message of customer appreciation through new television commercials, multi-media campaign, social media, and press coverage.

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  • Tuesday May 12 | via WLEX-TV Lexington 

    27-year-old man dies after distillery explosion

    Officials say a 27-year-old man who was injured in an explosion and fire at a western Kentucky distillery last month has died. The Paducah Sun reports Kyle Rogers died Monday.

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  • Friday May 8 | via Martinsburg Journal 

    Carolyn J. Anderson

    Carolyn Jean Bowers Anderson, 63, of Charles Town, passed away Friday, May 8, 2015, at Jefferson Medical Center in Ranson. Born May 19, 1951, in Charles Town, she was the daughter of John Douglas Bowers and Barbara Jane Manuel Bowers.

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  • Wednesday May 6 | via Cape Cod Times 

    Interview: Country singer Suzy Bogguss enjoying life...

    Suzy Bogguss hit the big time in the early '90s with hit songs blending contemporary and classic country with the sound of folk music. “Someday Soon,” perhaps her most famous song, was recorded decades before by singer/songwriter Judy Collins.

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  • Saturday May 2 | via Herald-Citizen 

    Rachel DeVillanueva

    Rachel Irene DeVillanueva, 34, of Baxter, Tenn., passed away Thursday, April 30, 2015, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tenn. Rachel was born May 20, 1980, in Cookeville, Tenn., to Roy Wayne Sr. and Rachel Louise Cannon.

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  • Friday May 1 | via Memphis 

    Father Don Mowery

    Donald Edgar Mowery spends much of his time these days reflecting on his legacy of service to others, especially during the three decades between 1963 and 1995 when he led the Episcopal-based Youth Service in Memphis, Inc., and later the nationally recognized Youth Service, USA. Now, at age 83, Mowery is sharing the story of his life's work with these social-service organizations in Spiritual Networking: Father Don Mowery and Youth Service, a newly released book written by local authors David Yawn and Darrell B. Uselton.

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  • Wednesday Apr 29 | via Dayton Daily News 

    SUTTLES, Paul

    News Death Notice SUTTLES, Paul Of Kettering, died March 10, 2015. He was a long time resident of the Dayton area and owner of MericaI Computers and Merical Consultants.

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  • Tuesday Apr 28 | via Murfreesboro Post 

    James David Pillow

    James David Pillow, age 58 of LaVergne passed away on Monday, April 27, 2015. He was a native of Davidson County and the son of the late James Howard and Helen Charlene Osborne Pillow.

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  • Tuesday Apr 28 | via The Chronicle of Mt. Juliet 

    Ira Ellithorpe

    He is survived by: his wife, Grace; son, Randy ; daughter, Sandra McKee ; brothers, Norris , Herbert and Paul ; sister, Elizabeth Maynard; grandsons, Matthew , Ryan , and Jesse McKee; granddaughter, Emma Harn; three great-granddaughters; many nieces and nephews, family and friends. A Celebration of Life Service was Saturday, April 25 at the Eastwood Christian Church, 1601 Eastland Ave., Nashville, TN with Rev.

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  • Sunday Apr 26 | via WBIW-AM Bedford 

    April 27, 2015

    Rosemary Marie Knight, 88, of Bedford, passed away at 12:21 a.m. Sunday, April 26, 2015, at St. Vincent Dunn Hospital in Bedford. Born February 1, 1927, in Lawrence County, she was the daughter of William Dexter and Ida Elizabeth Milligan.

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  • Saturday Apr 25 | via Switched 

    George W. Bush Once Got Yelled At By Dying Soldier's...

    A new book describes an incident in which a dying soldier's mother yelled at then-President George W. Bush Former President George W. Bush got an earful from the mother of a dying soldier at one hospital visit, recalls Dana Perino, his former spokeswoman, in a new book out this week. Writing in And the Good News Isa : Lessons and Advice from the Bright Side , an excerpt of which was published by The Daily Signal , Perino described how Bush "just stood and took it."

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  • Friday Apr 24 | via WZVN-TV Fort Myers 

    Sex club seeks Nashville blessing by vowing to be a ...

    Nearly three years have passed since James Holmes, wearing body armor, opened fire in a deadly attack at a packed Colorado movie theater, and survivors and relatives of the 12 moviegoers who died are still trying... Nearly three years have passed since James Holmes, wearing body armor, opened fire in a deadly attack at a packed Colorado movie theater, and survivors and relatives of the 12 moviegoers who died are still trying to make... More than a dozen people were injured after a stage filled with students collapsed during a musical performance at a central Indiana high school, authorities said.

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  • Wednesday Apr 22 | via RollingStone 

    Classic 'Heartworn Highways' Documentary Gets Sequel...

    There's a scene in the original 1976 Heartworn Highways that's become a central heartbeat of the cult film that chronicled Townes Van Zandt, Guy Clark, Steve Young, David Allan Coe and others as they lived, wrote music and filled their lungs with smoke and song in Nashville, Tennessee. Van Zandt is sitting in his wood-paneled kitchen in a denim shirt, plucking "Waiting Around to Die" on a cherry red guitar.

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