August 2022

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Summers, Sarah Frances “Polly”, age 85, of Lebanon, TN passed on August 2, 2022. Polly was born in Waynesboro, TN and was the daughter of the late Ozro Moore and Lillie Mae McAnally Moore. She was a member of the Mt. Juliet Church of Christ. Polly was an avid Vanderbilt sports fan, but her grandchildren were her life. She was preceded in death by her son, Stephen David Summers, and her siblings Leonard Moore, Harold Moore, Jim Moore, Judy Moore, and Jerry Moore.

 

Polly is survived by:

Husband of 61 years – Ralph Summers

Children – Mark (Julie) Summers, Amy (Lex) Conatser, and Phil (Melissa) Summers

Sisters – Mary Dodd and Jane (Jimmy) Livesay

Grandchildren – Michael Conatser, Ashley Batson, Rachel Conatser, Kate Summers, and Will Summers

Great-grandchildren – Cole Batson, Saylor Batson, Easton Conatser and Baby Boy Batson due in February 2023

 

Visitation will be Friday, August 5, 4-8 PM and Saturday 10-11 AM.  Funeral services will be conducted at 11 AM Saturday at Bond Memorial Chapel. Interment will follow at Mt. Juliet Memorial Gardens. Active pallbearers will be Michael Conatser, Ryan Summers, Will Summers, Hunter Batson, Jared DeSoto, Jeff Hicks and James Herren. Honorary pallbearers will be the Soul Focus Sunday School Class members at Mt. Juliet Church of Christ.

 

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Avalon Hospice or New Leash On Life.

 

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

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Butler, David Martin, age 66, of Mt. Juliet, TN passed away peacefully August 3, 2022.

David was born in Nashville, TN. He was a wonderful husband, loving father and doting grandfather. David was an entrepreneur in every way. He was happiest at his home in Florida, on the lake, cheering on the Titans and supporting his grandchildren. David was preceded in death by his father, Billy Joe Butler and his son, Bradley Marshall Butler.

He is survived by:

Wife of 45 years – Betsy Butler

Mother – Jane Marshall Butler

Daughters – Beth (Jeromy) Swafford and Brittany Butler

Sisters – Sarah Butler Frost and Joyce Butler Bratton

Grandchildren – Xander Nash and Corleigh Swafford

 

A Celebration of Life service will be conducted 5 p.m. Saturday, August 6, 2022 at Bond Memorial Chapel. Honorary pallbearers will be Jeromy Swafford, Xander Nash, Todd Lankes, Johnny Parks and Michael Renshaw.

 

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Jesus Provision Ministries. He proudley supported his granddaughter's work with this ministry.

 

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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Brock, Mildred Ann, age 80, of Mt. Juliet, TN Loving wife, mother and wonderful Christian lady died peacefully surrounded by family on August 8, 2022, after a long battle with Dementia/Alzheimers. She was born September 22, 1941 to the late, A.L. and Mildred McKinney Kimbriel in Jackson, TN. Although most of her life was spent in Tennessee, there was some time spent in Mississippi. Ann married her high school sweetheart, Herbert Cleveland Brock, on February 20, 1960 at the First Baptist Church. They went on to join North Jackson Baptist Church where they were members until both of their deaths. She worked for Bond Shoe Store, North Jackson Baptist Church as secretary for over 20 years and then Dalton Meat Company. Her greatest love was sewing. For many years she held the business name of “Nana’s Needles and Threads”. She loved to sew for the public and hand-made many of the costumes for the church choir’s music performances. Ann also loved to sing. She spent many hours in the 1980’s and 1990’s singing with a 4-lady quartet “Sonlight”, with the church choir and then in a group her daughter, Jennifer, put together “One Accord”. It is safe to say she is singing in that heavenly choir right now. Ann was a 50 year member of Jackson Chapter #85, Order of the Eastern Star. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Herbert Cleveland Brock.

She leaves behind to cherish her memory:

Daughters – Cindy Brock Wyatt and Jennifer Brock (Chris) Murphy

Sister – Pat Stewart

Grandchildren – Brock (Donna) Wyatt, Heather (James) Dozier, Erin Wyatt,

                       Zachary (Jessica) Leyh and Timothy (Danille) Leyh

Step-grandchildren – Zachary and Brooke Murphy

Great-grandchildren – Zayden Wyatt, Harper Dozier and Annailese Leyh

First Cousins – Debbie Sanders, Judy Bates and Marla McGee

Sisters-in-laws – Geraldine Brock Thompson, Brenda Brock Smith and Paula Brock Ramsey

A host of nieces and nephews

 

An Order of the Eastern Star funeral service will be conducted at 6:30 p.m. followed by funeral services at 7 p.m. Friday, August 12, 2022 at Bond Memorial Chapel. Graveside services will be conducted 1:30 p.m. Saturday, August 13, 2022 at Oakfield Cemetery in Oakfield, TN. Ann’s request for pallbearers are Brock Wyatt, Zachary Leyh, Timothy Leyh, Zachary Murphy, James Dozier, Ben Stewart, Patrick Stewart, Jay Ramsey, Kevin Ramsey, Butch Carter and Zayden Wyatt.

 

In lieu of flowers, please make memorials to the Alzheimer’s Foundation or the American Heart Society.

 

The family would like to especially thank AHC of Mt. Juliet and Avalon Hospice for the care they have taken of Ann through this journey.

 

Visitation will be 3-6:30 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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Bookout, Vanessa Richelle “Shelly”, age 53, of Lebanon, TN died August 9, 2022. Shelly was born in Birmingham, AL and was a graduate of J.P. Taravell High School. She attended Broward Community College, MTSU, Nova University and received a Bachelor’s degree from Phoenix University. Shelly was a member of Fairview Church and enjoyed her Woman’s Bible Study group. She loved Hallmark movies, Christmas and was an avid Crimson Tide fan.

She is survived by:

Husband of 25 years – James Bookout

Parents – Clyde and Elayne Cox

Daughter – Cassidy Bookout

Son – Levi Bookout

Brother – Bart Cox

Sister – Caitlin Clark

 

Funeral services will be conducted 12 noon Saturday, August 13, 2022 at Bond Memorial Chapel with Brandt Waggoner officiating. Interment will be at Elmwood Cemetery in Birmingham, AL.

 

Flowers accepted or memorials may be made to the charity of your choice.

 

Visitation will be 10 a.m.-12 noon 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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Allen, Linda Sue, age 62, of Alexandria, TN died August 8, 2022. Linda was born in Lawrenceburg, TN and was the daughter of the late, Claude A. Allen and Mary E. Morton Allen. She taught French and English and was the Yearbook Editor at Watertown High School for many years. Although she never had any children of her own, she encouraged many students as a mom would. Linda later worked as an editor at the United Methodist Publishing House. She loved cross stitching and her cats.

She is survived by:

Sister – Sandra (David) Williams

Brother – Randy Allen

Nieces and nephew – Monica, James and Megan Williams

 

Funeral services will be conducted 2 p.m. Sunday, August 14, 2022 at Bond Memorial Chapel with Russ Fairbanks officiating.  

 

Flowers accepted or memorials may be made to New Leash on Life.

 

Visitation will be 12-2 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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Elliott, Susan Tharpe, age 64, of Mt. Juliet, TN died August 12, 2022.

 

Funeral services will be conducted 12 noon Wednesday, August 17, 2022 at Bond Memorial Chapel with Dr. Phillip Dunn officiating. Interment will follow at 2 p.m. at Middle Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery.

 

Susan was born October 7, 1957 in Knoxville, TN.  She married David Elliott in 1980, and then accompanied and supported her husband at numerous military postings both stateside and overseas.  She was homemaker and mother to their two sons.

 

A lifelong follower of Christ, Susan was always actively involved in her local church wherever her family was stationed.  She often served as church secretary and choir member.   She and David are members of First Baptist Church of Mt. Juliet.

 

Susan loved to work with stained glass, and enjoyed camping and traveling with her husband, especially trips to see their grandchildren.

 

Susan was preceded in death by her parents, Richard and Margaret McClain Tharpe. She is survived by David Elliott, her husband of 42 years; sons Jon (Brandi) Elliott of Hendersonville, TN and Bucky (Kim) Elliott of Corinth, TX; a sister, Janet Tharpe of Louisville, KY; seven grandchildren: Hunter, Ella, Evie, Maisy, Piper, Mia, and Levi Elliott.

 

Visitation will be 4-8pm Tuesday, August 16 and at 11am-12noon Wednesday, August 17 at BOND MEMORIAL CHAPEL, 1098 Weston Dr., Mt. Juliet, TN 37122.

 

Flowers accepted or memorials may be made to the Gideons International https://www.gideons.org/donate

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Williamson, Evan Barrett, age 26, of Mt. Juliet, TN died August 13, 2022. Evan attended Cloyd’s Cumberland Presbyterian Church and First Baptist Church of Mt. Juliet for many years. He was a 2014 graduate of Mt. Juliet High School where he was a member of the Band of Gold. After graduating, Evan attended MTSU and Vol State. He worked at Culvers and was currently employed by Anderson Architects. Evan loved music, gaming, movies, playing board games with family and walking. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Fred W. Williamson and Vera Williamson, Sr. and maternal grandparents, Woodrow and Christeen Anderson.

He is survived by:

Parents – Fred Williamson and Beverly Anderson Williamson, Jr.

Aunts – Betty Anderson, Deborah Anderson, Dana (Doug) Merritt and Diane Williams

Many cousins

 

A Celebration of Life service will be conducted 4 p.m. Thursday, August 18, 2022 at Bond Memorial Chapel with Bro. Billie Friel officiating.   

 

Flowers accepted or memorials may be made to Cloyd’s Cumberland Presbyterian Church or the Mt. Juliet Band of Gold.

 

Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Wednesday and one hour prior to service time 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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McKinley, Hollace Ray, age 83, of Mt. Juliet, TN died August 16, 2022. Hollace was born in Vine Grove, KY and was the son of the late, James Garnett McKinley and Gladys Beard McKinley. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving from 1963-1965, and obtained the rank of 1st Lieutenant. Hollace was stationed at Ft. Bragg, NC and Ft. Sill, OK. He was a member of the 2nd Target Acquisition Battalion. Hollace earned a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Auburn University and a Masters in Engineering Mechanics from the University of Nebraska. He was Manager of Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering for General Electric Company and Magnetek Century Electric and later pursued his passion as a Real Estate Agent/Broker. Hollace was a member of 109 Church of Christ where he served as song leader and teacher.

He is survived by:

Wife of 60 years – Myrna Cumby McKinley

Son – Dr. Jeffrey (Lynette) McKinley of McMinnville, TN

Daughter – Janet (Kevin) Mann of Mt. Juliet, TN

Brother – Murrell McKinley of Brandon, FL

Sister – Jewell Harding of Panama City, FL

Granddaughters – Kathryn McKinley, Laura Beth (Erik) Simpson, Caroline (Hadley) Krantz,

                            Abigail McKinley, Sydney (Tucker) Cain and Courtney Mann

Great-granddaughter – Dorothy Helen Krantz

 

Visitation will be at 109 Church of Christ, 3320 Hwy 109, Lebanon, TN, from 4-8 p.m. Thursday, August 18th and from 1-2 p.m. Friday, August 19th. Funeral services will be conducted 2 p.m. Friday, August 19, 2022 at 109 Church of Christ with Bro. Wayne Miller and Dr. Jeffrey McKinley officiating. Interment will be at Middle Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery at a later date.  

 

Flowers accepted or memorials may be made to 109 Church of Christ Building Fund, 3320 Hwy. 109, Lebanon, TN 37090.

 

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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Soto, Darlene Bailey, age 66, of Mt. Juliet, TN died August 13, 2022.

 

She is survived by:

Husband - Albert Anthony Soto

Brother - Thomas “Tommy” Doak Pigg Jr.

Daughter - Terri Bailey and partner Spencer Hill 

 

 

 Family and friends will gather to Celebrate the Life of Darlene from 11a.m -1p.m. Friday August 19, 2022 with service to follow at Bond Memorial Chapel.

 

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to https://www.gofundme.com/DarleneBaileySoto

 

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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Heath, James Carlton, age 80, of Mt. Juliet, TN died August 21, 2022. James was born in Charlotte, TN and was the son of the late, James Slayton Heath and Leafie Elizabeth Pack Heath. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and earned his Bachelor’s degree from MTSU. James was an avid golfer and of fan of the Mt. Juliet Bears, Greenhill Hawks and UT. He mostly enjoyed watching the grandchildren and great-grandchildren at their events and was their biggest fan. James was also preceded in death by 4 brothers and 1 sister.

He is survived by:

Wife of 45 years – Diane Heath

Children – Lori (Bill) Craig, Kelley Robinson, Corey Barnes, April (Woody) Graves and

               Sunny (Kindell) Stephens, Jr.

Sister – Joyce (Alton) Petty

29 Grandchildren and 10 Great-grandchildren

 

Family and friends will gather to Celebrate the Life of James beginning at 3 p.m. Saturday, September 24, 2022 at his home.

 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Children’s Miracle Network.

 

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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White, Larry Eugene, age 74, of Lebanon, TN died August 26, 2022 after a courageous battle with cancer. Larry was born in Waverly, TN and was the son of the late, Thomas L. White and Mary Lou Lee. He was a 1966 graduate of Waverly Central High School and a veteran of the U.S. Army serving in the 101st Airborne Division. Larry retired from ViJon in Smyrna. He coached youth football, basketball and baseball in Mt. Juliet for many years. Larry was an avid football and wrestling fan. He was preceded in death by his brother, Gary Freels. 

He is survived by: 

Wife of 41 years – Mildred White 

Children – Zachary (Stacy) White, Ethan White and Caitlin (Cody) White-Allen 

Grandchildren – Jaxon, Brody, Maci and Liam 

Aunts – Shirley Lee and Ruby Rollins 

 

Family and friends will gather to Celebrate the Life of Larry from 4-6 p.m. on Monday, August 29, 2022 at Bond Memorial Chapel. Closing services will follow the visitation at 6 p.m. 

 

In lieu of flowers, donations in Larry’s memory may be made to 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

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Charles, Jared Albert, age 26, of Tampa, FL died August 6, 2022. Jared lived a life on the road less traveled. He was a free spirit that did not conform. Those who were fortunate enough to know him knew his heart and authentic truth. He treated everyone with respect and would give everything he had to someone in need. I wish I could have learned more from him. He lived in the moment and mindfulness which so many people struggle to do every day. Some would say Jared was ahead of his time and saw the beauty in everything. He loved rap, dancing, singing, writing, and drawing. He could talk to anyone about anything, read more books than most, got a full college scholarship, loved art and the list goes on. To me, he will always be my Jar Jar. He loved Star Wars, all animals, crab legs and so much more! He is sadly missed by so many. His smile warmed hearts wherever he went.

He is survived by:

Parents – Michele and Eric

Brother – Jacob

Grandfather- Albert

Godmother – Amy and family

 

 

No services are planned at this time.

 

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