January 2022

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Tinnell, Kiyoko Nakamura, age 91, of Mt. Juliet, TN, died January 2, 2022. Mrs. Tinnell was a member of The Donelson Fellowship. She was an accomplished artist. Mrs. Tinnell also enjoyed knitting, crocheting, sewing and reading. She was preceded in death by her parents, sisters, brother, and her husband, Conde "Al" Tinnell.

She is survived by:

Daughter – Janiece (Ken) Waldrop

Sister – Akiko Yamada

Grandchildren – Thomas Waldrop and Philip (Kaelee) Waldrop

 

Family and friends will gather from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, January 5, 2022 at Bond Memorial Chapel to Celebrate the Life of Mrs. Tinnell. Graveside services will be conducted 11:30 a.m. Saturday, January 8, 2022 at Evergreen Memorial Gardens in Panama City, FL with Jeff Nichols officiating. Honorary pallbearers will be Ken Waldrop, Thomas Waldrop, Philip Waldrop, Richard Tinnell, Keith Tinnell, and Chris Tinnell. Visitation will be at Kent—Forest Lawn Funeral, 2403 Harrison Street, Panama City, FL on Saturday from 10-11 a.m.

 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Child Evangelism Fellowship of Tennessee.

 

Arrangements by Bond Memorial Chapel, N. Mt. Juliet Road and Weston Drive, Mt. Juliet, TN. (615) 773-2663. www.bondmemorial.com

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SERVICES HAVE BEEN RESCHEDULED

VISITATION 4-8 P.M. SATURDAY

FUNERAL 12:30 PM SUNDAY

Alexander, Sue Nell Earps, age 83, of Red Boiling Springs, TN, died January 3, 2022. Sue was born in Carthage, TN and was the daughter of the late, Cordell Earps and Evelyn Adell Butts Earps. She worked for many years as a surgical technician at St. Thomas Hospital. Sue was an avid reader and enjoyed embroidering. She was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, Robert Clair “Bob” Alexander; sister, Linnie Blackaby and son-in-law, Troy Ashburn.

She is survived by:

Daughters – Brenda (Robert) Dillingham, Shelia Ashburn and Lisa (Joe) Taylor

Brother – Bobby Earps

Grandchildren – Eric Ashburn, Lauren Ashburn, Ben Dillingham and

                       Daniel Dillingham

Great-grandchildren – Alexis Dillingham, Noah Dillingham, Nash Dillingham,

                               Jayce Ashburn and Jacob Ashburn

 

Funeral services will be conducted 2 p.m. Friday, January 7, 2022 at Bond Memorial Chapel with Brad Whittemore officiating. Interment will follow at Woodlawn Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be Ben Dillingham, Daniel Dillingham, Wayne Fox, Jesse Duluth, Randy Alexander and Terry Blackaby. Honorary pallbearers will be Eric Ashburn and Lauren Ashburn.

 

Flowers accepted or memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

 

Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Thursday and 1-2 p.m. Friday at Bond Memorial Chapel, N. Mt. Juliet Road and Weston Drive, Mt. Juliet, TN. (615) 773-2663. www.bondmemorial.com

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Landers, Carolyn Faye Saynes, age 74, of Mt. Juliet, TN, died January 4, 2022. Carolyn was born in Chattanooga, TN and was the daughter of the late, James Edward Saynes and Mae Dell Rogers Saynes. She was a retired Registered Nurse. Carolyn enjoyed the beach, Sudoku puzzles, traveling, and collecting Spode Christmas dishes. Her home was filled with love and lighthouses.

 

She is survived by:

Daughter – Jennifer (Jason) Clouse

Grandson – Ethan Clouse

 

No services are planned at this time. The family will notify loved ones in the future when a service is scheduled.

 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Old Friends Senior Dog Sanctuary, 765 Nonaville Road, Mt. Juliet, TN 37122 or Alive Hospice 1718 Patterson Street, Nashville, TN 37203.

 

Arrangements by Bond Memorial Chapel, N. Mt. Juliet Road and Weston Drive, Mt. Juliet, TN. (615) 773-2663. www.bondmemorial.com

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Jancarek, Emma Ann Shiflet, age 84, of Mt. Juliet, TN, died January 6, 2022. Ann was born in Hart County, GA and was the daughter of the late, Willie Shiflet and Verona Lawton Shiflet Floyd. She was a member of Dodson Chapel United Methodist Church where she taught Sunday School for many years and was a member of the UMW. Over the years, Ann was employed as a secretary by the FDA, the CDC and Tennessee Farm Bureau. She was an avid Georgia Bulldogs fan.

She is survived by:

Husband of 60 years – Frank Jancarek

Sons – Steven Frank Jancarek and Michael (Wendy) Jancarek

Daughter – Donna (Andy) Leopard

Brother – Marvin Shiflet

Grandchildren – Katelyn, Anna, Olivia, Carmen Rebekah, Jonah, Nathaniel

                       and Rachel

Great-grandchildren – Skylar, Presley and Myrna-Bea

 

Graveside services will be conducted 1 p.m. Wednesday, January 12, 2022 at Mt. Juliet Memorial Gardens with Chaplain Robert Dunbar officiating. Active pallbearers will be Steve Jancarek, Michael Jancarek, Andy Leopard, Jonah Leopard, Eddie Campbell and Phil Campbell. Nathaniel Jancarek will serve as an honorary pallbearer.

 

 

Flowers accepted or memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

 

Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Tuesday at Bond Memorial Chapel, N. Mt. Juliet Road and Weston Drive, Mt. Juliet, TN. (615) 773-2663. www.bondmemorial.com

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Hajek, Wilbur Allen, age 90, of Lebanon, TN died on Jan 8, 2022. Wilbur was born Feb 18, 1931 in Ft Worth, Texas the 5th of 9 children to Joseph and Lea Hajek. He married his high school sweetheart, Billie Kay Doyle and together they raised 4 children making their home in various states, Texas, Colorado, Arizona, Nevada and Tennessee. Wilbur worked over 50 years in the Oil Industry selling mining and drilling equipment. He was also a cattle farmer and loved working outdoors. He will be remembered for his generous spirit, his bigger than Texas personality, and his great love for his family. He is preceded in death by wives, Kay Hajek and Imogene Everett; his parents, Joseph and Lea Hajek; his brother, Edward Hajek and sisters, Mary Jo Worthington and Janine Richardson.

He is survived by:

Daughters - Bonnie (Don) Miller, Nancy (John) Armstrong, Gayle (Karl) Dabbs

Son - Russell (Pat) Hajek

Step-son - Shannon Everett

Sisters - Juliette Taylor, Norma Daniels, Helen McDonald, and Sharon Matzner Brother - Ted (Judy) Hajek

Grandchildren - Annsley (Brad) Reynolds, Allen (Ann) Miller,

                      Andy (Bonny) Armstrong, Jacob (Rachel) Armstrong,

                      Carl Adams, and Claire (Kris) Russell

Great-grandchildren - William, Marie, Mary, Lydia, Phoebe, Caroline, Riley,                

                               Nora and Nolan

Funeral services will be conducted 11am Saturday, January 15, 2022 at Bond Memorial Chapel in Mt Juliet, TN with Rev Jacob Armstrong of Providence UMC officiating. Interment will follow at Binkley-Steele-Hagar Cemetery on John Hagar Road in Hermitage. Pallbearers will be Jacob Armstrong, Andy Armstrong, Carl Adams, Brad Reynolds, Kris Russell and Allen Miller.

 

Visitation will be one hour prior to service time Saturday at Bond Memorial Chapel, N. Mt. Juliet Road and Weston Drive, Mt. Juliet, TN. (615) 773-2663. www.bondmemorial.com

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Sappington, Albert LeVoy, age78, of Mt. Juliet, TN died January 6, 2022.

LeVoy was born in Woodward, Ok and was the son of the late, William Sappington and Chloris Mullennax Sappington. He was a member of Grace Place. He was a Vietnam veteran and was retired from the U.S. Army. LeVoy was awarded the Bronze Star and the Silver Star. The Silver Star is our nation’s highest award for bravery in combat given by the United States military. The Silver Star honors service personnel who display exceptional valor while engaged in military combat operations against an enemy force. Levoy was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting and fishing. He also enjoyed racing and line dancing. LaVoy was preceded in death by his son, Albert Sappington, Jr. and his sister, Leona.

He is survived by:

Daughters – Wendy (Charles) Lohr and Doris Sappington

Brothers – Larry (Susan) Sappington and Alan (Ellen) Sappington

Grandchildren – Ashley (Jason) Williams, Steven (Kaitlin) Roxberg,

                       Robbie (Lauren) Tiner, Sandee Barnes, Cynthia Barnes and

                       James Engles

Great-grandchildren – Hayden Williams, Jaxon Williams, Steven Roxberg,

                               John Roxberg, Adalynn Tiner, Wesley Tiner,

                               Leo Marshall, LeAundria Marshall, Danessa Toler,

                               Amarissa Garcia and Reagan Engles

 

Funeral services will be conducted 9 am Friday, January 14, 2022 at Bond Memorial Chapel with Dennis Cole officiating. Interment with military honors will follow at Middle Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Steven Roxberg, Robbie Tiner, Jason Williams, James Engles, Hayden Williams and Jaxon Williams.

 

Flowers accepted or memorials may be made to Grace Place or the Wounded Warrior Project.

 

Arrangements by Bond Memorial Chapel, N. Mt. Juliet Road and Weston Drive, Mt. Juliet, TN. (615) 773-2663. www.bondmemorial.com

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Kinser, Dottie Lou Peoples, age 70, of Hermitage, TN died January 12, 2022. Dottie was born in Wellston, OH and was the daughter of the late Herb Peoples and Gladis Dickerson Peoples. She was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and a retired nurse. Dottie enjoyed crocheting, crafting and working puzzles. She was an avid reader and enjoyed James Patterson novels. Dottie was preceded in death by her sister, Martha Corbin.  

She is survived by:

Son – Aaron Dean (Niki) Kinser, Jr.

Brother – Herb Peoples, Jr.

Sisters – Donna Holbrook, Alice Peoples and Susan Schulze

Grandchildren – Timothy Kinser, Joshua (Yadira) Kinser, Kelton Kinser

                       and Keyla Kinser

 

Funeral services will be conducted 5:30 pm Saturday, January 15, 2022 at Bond Memorial Chapel with Darrin Meckling officiating.

 

Visitation will be from 5-5:30 p.m. Saturday at Bond Memorial Chapel, N. Mt. Juliet Road and Weston Drive, Mt. Juliet, TN. (615) 773-2663. www.bondmemorial.com

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Tickle, Marion Marie Essary, age 93, of Mt. Juliet, TN died January 5, 2022. Marie was the daughter of the late, Will Essary and Bertha Arnold Essary. She was a member of Connection United Methodist Church in Donelson. Marie was preceded in death by her husband, Jere Tickle; son, Steve Tickle and siblings, Mackie Roberson, Christine Lawson, Kathleen Abbott, Martha Bishop, Betty Gregoroff and Billy Essary.

She is survived by:

Children – Janice Henley, Cathy (Patrick) Carter and Jeff (Jackie) Tickle

Grandchildren – Jennifer Prince, Lane Hethcote, Seth Carter, Cory Tickle,

                       Erin Tickle, Jacqueline Smith and Mary Tickle

9 Great-grandchildren

 

Graveside services will be conducted 1 p.m. Monday, January 17, 2022 at Hermitage Memorial Gardens with Pastor Melisa Derseweh officiating.

 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Connection United Methodist church or the American Kidney Association.

 

Arrangements by Bond Memorial Chapel, N. Mt. Juliet Road and Weston Drive, Mt. Juliet, TN. (615) 773-2663. www.bondmemorial.com

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FUNERAL SERVICES ARE RESCHEDULED FOR 1 P.M. TUESDAY, JANUARY 18, 2022.

VISITATION WILL BE FROM 11 A.M. - 1 P.M.

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Thompson, Margaret Davy, age 93, of Mt. Juliet, TN died January 11, 2022. Margaret was born in Hendersonville, TN and was the daughter of the late, Thomas Davy and Minnie Gray Davy. She graduated from Hendersonville High School. Margaret was the salutatorian of her class and played four years of basketball and loved every minute of it. She was an avid fan of Tennessee sports. Margaret was a member of St. Stephen Catholic Community. She was employed as an accounting supervisor at Castners for 24 years. After retirement, she volunteered at Summit Medical Center for 13 years and was a Flying Ace at BNA airport for 6 years. Margaret was preceded in death by her husband, Herman Eugene Thompson; daughter, Debbie Holland; grandson, Davy Thompson and 7 siblings.

She is survived by:

Sons – Jeff Thompson and Gary Thompson

Son-in-law – Barry Holland

Grandchildren – Stacie Holland Berry, Brian (Megan) Holland, Philip Holland,

                       and Victoria Thompson (Davis) Harrison

Great-grandchildren – Aiden Woods, Emma Kate Holland and Maddox Holland

 

Funeral services will be conducted 2 pm Sunday, January 16, 2022 at Bond Memorial Chapel with Father Pat Kibby officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Juliet Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers will be Philip Holland, Brian Holland, Aiden Woods, Greg Veach, Ed Green and Davis Harrison.

 

Visitation will be 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Sunday at Bond Memorial Chapel, N. Mt. Juliet Road and Weston Drive, Mt. Juliet, TN. (615) 773-2663. www.bondmemorial.com

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Pickle, Frances Harper “Polly”, age 93, of Hermitage, TN died January 14, 2022. Polly was born in Nashville, TN and was the daughter of the late Ewing O. Harper and Elizabeth Tidwell Harper. She was a graduate of Central High School and a member of the “Chicks of 46”. Polly was a lifetime member of Donelson Heights United Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband of 68 years, Victor “Herb” Pickle and brothers, Ewing Harper, Jr., Robert Harper and James Harper.

She is survived by:

Children – Ray (Debbie) Pickle, Scooter (Cathy) Pickle, Jimmy Pickle,

               Patti (Richard) Garton and Steve (Joyce) Pickle

Grandchildren – Debbie, Tracy, V.H., Amber, Shannon, Emily, Taylor, Jason,

                       Allison, Kristen and Jennifer

Numerous Great-grandchildren

 

A Celebration of Life service will be announced at a later date.

 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to D.C.A. Building fund, 300 Danyacrest Drive, Nashville, TN 37214.

 

Arrangements by Bond Memorial Chapel, N. Mt. Juliet Road and Weston Drive, Mt. Juliet, TN. (615) 773-2663. www.bondmemorial.com

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Jones, Ann Killion, age 88, of Mt. Juliet, TN died January 17, 2022. She is survived by:

Husband Robert A. “Bob” Jones

 

Funeral services will be private.

 

Arrangements by Bond Memorial Chapel, N. Mt. Juliet Road and Weston Drive, Mt. Juliet, TN. (615) 773-2663. www.bondmemorial.com

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Weist, Judy Ann, age 82, of Mt. Juliet, TN died January 8, 2022. Judy attended Victory Baptist Church. She was retired from the Wilson County School System where she served in many capacities including as a bus driver, a dispatcher and in the cafeteria. Judy did volunteer work for many veterans organization including the Vietnam Veterans and the American Legion. She was a lifetime member of the Associates of Vietnam Veterans of America, Inc. Judy was also a member of the Knit and Pearl Girls, a group of women that knitted hats, scarfs, etc. and distributed them throughout the community. She was preceded in death by her father, Merlin Beck; sister, Sally Ann Thompson and grandson, Corey.

She is survived by:

Husband of 62 years – Harold Weist

Mother – Evelyn Langstaff

Children – Denise Payne, Leilani (Roshan Beekhoo) Weist and Dustin Weist

Brothers – Billy Beck and Jerry Beck

Grandchildren – Ricky, Raymond, Daniel, Michael and Jeremy, Matt and Kayla

Great-grandchildren – Madison and Corey

 

Family and friends will gather from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, January 20, 2022 to celebrate Judy’s life.

 

Arrangements by Bond Memorial Chapel, N. Mt. Juliet Road and Weston Drive, Mt. Juliet, TN. (615) 773-2663. www.bondmemorial.com

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Smith, Milton Orin, was born on December 9, 1939. He died peacefully at AHC Mt. Juliet Nursing Home on January 13, 2022.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Gillon Orin Smith and Madelon Wright Smith. Milton was active in school activities and gifted in many ways. He played the piano; he won many awards for his artistic abilities; he played the saxophone in the Pep Band at DuPont High School; and he was chosen for the high school basketball team (but gave that up for the Pep Band); and he was also a good golfer. He graduated as Salutatorian of his class of 1957. Milton graduated from the University of Tennessee in 1962 with a degree in Chemical Engineering. Milton was a giving person. He gave graciously to everyone who was in need and did without needs of his own. He was a Christian and went to church as often as he could. He loved his family and always prayed for them and others when he was aware of a need. Milton is a believer in Jesus Christ and is now with him in Heaven. Praise be to God!

He is survived by:

Daughter and son-in-law - Becky and Ryan Mackle

Grandsons - Henry and Trevor

Sister - Diane Ford (late husband, Skip Ford)

Brother and sister-in-law - Paul and Janice Smith

Sister - Andrea Smith

Nieces and nephews - Paul Smith, Jr., Danielle (Mike) Wallin,

                               Amy (Patrick) Swindle, Jennifer (Tim) Gibbs,

                               Marshall (Tisha) Ecklund, and Ursula Dobbins

Funeral will be held at Bond Memorial Chapel in Mt. Juliet TN. The service will be on Friday, January 21st at 2:00pm. Visitation will take place prior to the service from 1:00pm to 2:00pm.

 

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to Amedysis Hospice Care, 3854 American Way, Suite A, Baton Rouge, LA 70816 or online at www.amedisys.com

 

Arrangements by Bond Memorial Chapel, N. Mt. Juliet Road and Weston Drive, Mt. Juliet, TN. (615) 773-2663. www.bondmemorial.com

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Driver, Sonia Kay, age 58, of Lebanon, TN died January 17, 2022.

She is survived by:

Parents – Clyde and Willodene Driver

Daughter – Allison (Shannon) Carnathan

Sister – Alysia (Ken) English

Grandchild – Lexi Carnathan

Niece and Nephew – Nichole Couch and Brandon English

Great-nieces and great-nephews – Carson, Cambria, Christian, Cameron,

                                                 Bailey and Madison

Companion – Jimmy Burgess

 

Funeral services will be conducted 12 noon Thursday, January 20, 2022 at Bond Memorial Chapel. Interment will follow at Mt. Juliet Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers will be Ken English, Shannon Carnathan, Brandon English, Carson Crouch, Josh Mofield and Tommy Huffines.

 

Flowers accepted or memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

 

Visitation will be 10 a.m. – noon Thursday at Bond Memorial Chapel, N. Mt. Juliet Road and Weston Drive, Mt. Juliet, TN. (615) 773-2663. www.bondmemorial.com

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Johnson, Robert Neil “Bob”, age 69, of Mt. Juliet, TN died January 24, 2022 after a brief battle with cancer. Mr. Johnson was a member of Cook’s United Methodist Church. He worked with several missions of the church including Compassionate Hands and SALT (serving at the Lord’s table). He was the son of the late, Willard Earl and Frances Tant Johnson. He was also preceded in death by his brother, Kenneth Ray Johnson.

He is survived by:

Wife of 51 years – Bonnie Mabry Johnson of Mt. Juliet, TN

Daughters – Angie (William) Burgess and Karen M. McCarthy both of Mt. Juliet, TN

Brother – Ronald Earl (Kathy) Johnson of Kingston Springs, TN

Granddaughters – Brianna Burgess, Brittany (Zach) McCarthy,

                          Faith McCarthy, Emma Burgess and Aurora Burgess

 

Funeral services will be conducted 1 pm Wednesday, January 26, 2022 at Cooks United Methodist Church, 7919 Lebanon Road, Mt. Juliet, TN with Pastor Sandra Clay officiating. Interment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens. Nephews will serve as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be member of The Faith Searchers Class at Cook’s United Methodist Church.

 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Cook’s United Methodist Church to continue to support the missions of the church that Bob loved. 

 

Visitation will be 2-7 p.m. Tuesday at Bond Memorial Chapel and one hour prior to service time Wednesday at the church.

 

Arrangements by Bond Memorial Chapel, N. Mt. Juliet Road and Weston Drive, Mt. Juliet, TN. (615) 773-2663. www.bondmemorial.com

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Crook, Rachael Kelley Vantrease, age 41, of Lebanon, TN died January 24, 2022. Kelley was a 1999 graduate of Mt. Juliet Highs School. She was the family genealogist and loved antiques. Kelley was a dedicated “Dance Mom” and “Football Mom”. She was preceded in death by her father, Charles Vaughn Vantrease and her grandmothers, Blanche Bradshaw Vantrease and Juanita (Clyde Terry) Harel.

She is survived by:

Husband – Scot Crook

Mother – Liz Vantrease

Children – Hayden Crook and Ava Crook

Brothers – Brad (Jessica) Vantrease and Landon Vantrease

Niece – Laura Kate Vantrease

Nephew – Layne Vantrease

 

Funeral services will be conducted 2 p.m. Friday, January 28, 2022 at Bond Memorial Chapel. Interment will follow at Wilson County Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers will be Brad Vantrease, Landon Vantrease, David Wilhoite, Shane Williams, Tim Davidson and Tim Adams.

 

The family requests that in lieu of flowers, that donations be made to the Crook Children’s Education Fund. https://gofund.me/0342e471

 

Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Thursday at one hour prior to service time Friday at Bond Memorial Chapel, N. Mt. Juliet Road and Weston Drive, Mt. Juliet, TN. (615) 773-2663. www.bondmemorial.com

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Schulz, Helen Patricia Farndale, age 88, of Lebanon, TN died January 24, 2022. Helen was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and was the daughter of the late, George Farndale and Rose Cunningham Farndale. She was a member of St. Francis Cabrini Catholic Church. Helen enjoyed playing cards with her Saddlebrook friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Gene Schulz; son, Anthony Schulz and two brothers.

She is survived by:

Daughter – Debbie (David) Atchley

Daughter-in-law – Charlene Schulz

Sister – Rosemary Buege

Grandchildren – Terry (Tiffany) Schulz, Jessica (Steve) Beckett and

                       Taylor (Zach) Reed

Great-grandchildren – Bryce Beckett, Blake Beckett, Brady Beckett,

                               Blaine Beckett, Rylan Schulz and Ayla Schulz

 

A Celebration of Life service will be conducted at a later date.

 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

 

Arrangements by Bond Memorial Chapel, N. Mt. Juliet Road and Weston Drive, Mt. Juliet, TN. (615) 773-2663. www.bondmemorial.com