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December 2023

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Mullins, Thomas Eugene “Tommy”, age 84, of Mt. Juliet, TN died December 4, 2023. Tommy was born in Nashville, TN and was the son of the late, Frank Thomas and Annie Mullins. He was also preceded in death by his brothers, Frank “Pete” Davis Mullins, Howard Mullins, and Larry Mullins; and a sister, Darlene Trent.

 

Tommy Mullins was married to his forever sweetheart, Lucille, since June 6, 1959. Tommy graduated from Donelson High School in 1957. He played on the football team as a tackle and he was on the track team. He worked in the printing industry at E.T. Lowe in Nashville, at the Rock Hill Herald in Rock Hill, South Carolina, and at United Methodist Publishing House in Nashville. He retired in 2000. Tommy loved to travel, a trait he inherited from his father Frank Mullins, who had been a hobo riding the trains during the Depression. Tommy and Lucille traveled to 42 states and to Canada. They loved going to North Myrtle Beach and instilled that love of the beach in all of their descendants. He loved music and led congregational singing at Vine Church of Christ for over 50 years. Tommy enjoyed woodworking and designed walking canes that looked like handsaws. Tommy never met a stranger. He would help anyone and would drive many elderly people to church. Tommy loved being with his family most. He was blessed with 2 daughters, 3 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren, and 2 great-great grandchildren who lovingly called him Gramps. He will be missed by many.

He is survived by:

Wife of 64 years – Alma Lucille Lane Mullins

Daughters – Candace (Danny) Hargrove and Tonja (Jimmy) Fleming

Grandchildren – Matthew (Cristy) Fleming, Roman (Jamie) Fleming, and Kaitlyn (Trey)

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Great Grandchildren – April Fleming, June (Jeromie) Fleming Dorton, Olivia Fleming, Clara  

                               Fleming, Barrett Walker, and Kalyna Fleming                                           

Great Great Grandchildren – Preston Dorton and Raelynn Dorton

Cousin – Janice Goolsby       

 

 

Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. Sunday, December 10, 2023 at Bond Memorial Chapel with Randy Ward and Charles Eaton officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Juliet Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers will be Matthew Fleming, Roman Fleming, Trey Walker, Frank Mullins, Rick Mullins, Curtis Lane, Tommy Morgan, and Russell Lane. Honorary Pallbearers will be the Brothers and Sisters of Christ at Vine Church of Christ and members of the Donelson High School Class of 1957.

 

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Church of Christ Disaster Relief, St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, and Ronald McDonald House. Visitation will be 3 – 7 p.m.  Saturday and 12 – 1 p.m. Sunday at Bond Memorial Chapel.

 

The family would like to express our deepest appreciation to the Wilson County EMS Station 5 in Gladeville.

 

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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Byrd, Jennifer Marie, age 52, of Lebanon, TN died December 8, 2023. She will be missed by all that knew and loved her.

 

She is survived by:

Parents- Jeanette and Donnie Gleaves

Children- Aidan and Jillian

Sisters-Angela Maxfield, Rachel (Jamie) Stroud and Monti (Mike) Martin

Brother- Brian (Melanie) Nelson

 

 

Funeral service will be conducted 2 p.m. Saturday, December 16, 2023 at Bond Memorial Chapel. Visitation will be 12-2 p.m.

 

Visitation will be 12-2 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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Garvin, Houston Odis, age 85, of Mt. Juliet, TN died December 10, 2023. Houston was born in Gladeville, TN and was the son of the late, Otis Taylor Garvin and Mary Ross Garvin. He was a longtime member of Fellowship Baptist Church. Houston was employed by T.W. Frierson Company for over 30 years. He was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed fishing, hunting, camping and traveling.  Houston was also preceded in death by his brother, Paul A. Garvin and his sister, Ida Mae Garvin Gordon.

He is survived by:

Wife of 65 years – Brenda Taylor Garvin

Children – Cindy (Mike) Sanchez, Chris (Lana) Garvin and Cassie (David) Jones

Grandchildren – Olivia (Monti) Anderson, Stephen (Alex) Garvin, Gabe (Kasey) Sanchez,

                       Madison Jones and Daniel Jones

Great-grandchildren – Jazzy Kang-Anderson, Evie Anderson and Aurie Anderson

 

Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Wednesday, December 13, 2023 at Fellowship Baptist Church, 7391 Lamar road, Mt. Juliet, TN with Tip Mosley officiating. Interment will follow at Roselawn Memorial Park in Smyrna, TN. Active pallbearers will be Stephen Garvin, Daniel Jones, Jim Orange, Kevin Garvin, Paul Garvin, Jerry Luna, Michael Keene and Gabe Sanchez. Honorary pallbearers will be Ernie Taylor, Winston Hickman, Wayne Jones, Harry Jackson, Michael Massey and Candy Mallory.

 

The family wished to extend their deepest gratitude to Houston’s caretaker, Janet Brazle and her children, Maddie, Claire and Wesley. In addition, the family also wishes to thank the staff of 1 West at Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital, the staff of Lebanon Center for Rehabilitation and Healing, Dr. Kehinde, Dr. Cane and Dr. Joey Price.

 

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

 

Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Tuesday at Bond Memorial Chapel and 9:30 – 11 a.m. Wednesday at Fellowship Baptist 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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Tucciarone, Chris “Pop”, age 73, of Mt. Juliet, TN died December 11, 2023. Chris was born in The Bronx, NY and was the son of the late, Christopher and Elizabeth Tucciarone. He was also preceded in death by his sister, Patricia Rizzo. Chris was a  veteran of the United States Air Force where he served  in Vietnam. He was an avid sports fan and a huge Nashville Predators fan. Chris was a loving husband, amazing father, and a fantastic “Pop” to his grandchildren.

He is survived by:

Wife – Gail Tucciarone

Children – Michele (Ben) Tucciarone Bodey, C.J. (Brandy) Tucciarone, Meredith (Sean) Franklin, Craig Tucciarone, and Molly (Antonio) Alvarez.

Grandchildren – Emily Marcy (Luke Williamson), Landon Tucciarone, Carter Tucciarone, Samuel Alvarez, Ava Tucciarone, Elias Tucciarone, Clark Alvarez, Milo Alvarez, Chelsea Terry, Ryan Franklin, Aaron Franklin, and Mackenzie Franklin.

Great-Grandchildren – Aspen Williamson and Vivienne Williamson.

Brother – Tom (Shiela) Tucciarone

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

Visitation will be 2-6 p.m. Sunday, December 17, 2023 at Bond Memorial Chapel, N. Mt. Juliet Road and Weston Drive, Mt. Juliet, TN. (615) 773-2663. www.bondmemorial.com

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Tipton, TayLa Ann, age 34, of Nashville, TN died unexpectedly December 10, 2023. TayLa was born in Paris, TX but grew up in Hugo, OK. She was a 2007 graduate of Fort Towson High School. After graduation, she attended college on a softball scholarship. TayLa was employed by Evicore. She enjoyed spending time outdoors, camping and kayaking. TayLa was a music lover, guitar player and singer. She enjoyed going to various music festivals.

She is survived by:

Parents – Michael Tipton and Tollie Morrison Tipton

Brothers – Michael “Mick” (Traci) Tipton and Matt “Link” (Maria) Tipton

Sister – Tandie (Drew) Little

Life Partner – Tiffany Cannon

Many nieces and nephews

Fur babies – Sprocket and Turtle

 

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

 

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, Harriet Anna, age 91, of Mt. Juliet, TN died December 8, 2023. Harriet was born in Lock Haven, PA and was the daughter of the late, Charles Alton Merrell and Levella Burkholder Merrell.

She was also preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, George E. Smith and her son, Randy Smith.

She is survived by:

Sons – Rod (Jo) Smith and Dave (Sharon) Smith

Daughter-in-law – Vicky Smith

Grandchildren – Stacey, Kristie, Bridget, Erin, David and Shannon

Step-grandchildren – Crystal Strouse and Channa Packer

Great-grandchildren – Brian, Aimee, Jasmine, Eli, Tyler, Ethan, Colton, Alexis, Jocelyn, Kobe,

                                  Braiten and Maddie

Step-Great-grandchildren – Faith, Cole and Lindsey

 

Per Harriet’s request, she will be cremated. A Celebration of Life service will be held at a later date.

 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, the American Lung Association or the charity of your choice.

 

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

Pitmon, Jack Roland, age 67, of Ashland City, TN died December 22, 2023. Jack was born in Nashville, TN and was the son of the late, Herbert Roland Pitmon and Elizabeth Lucille Lassiter Colloca. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. Jack embarked on a lifelong journey as a journeyman carpenter, licensed plumber and a jack of all trades. He also had a passion for vintage automobiles, motorcycles and fishing.

He is survived by:

Sons – Chris Pitmon and Daniel (Marina) Pitmon

Siblings – Marketta Meyer, Joey Colloca and Jackie Davis

Grandchildren – Krista Marie Pitmon, Abigale Miller, Christopher Pitmon, Jr.,

                       Kaydence Pitmon, Kiley Pitmon, Trey Pitmon, John Pitmon and Bear Pitmon

Great-grandchild - Jasper Pitmon

 

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

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Allen, Betty Jean Hilton, age 94, of Old Hickory, TN died December 20, 2023. Betty was born in Hamilton, Ohio and was the daughter of the late, John H. Hilton and Marie Wilson Hilton. She found her calling as a hairdresser. Beyond the salon, Betty was a bridge enthusiast, enjoying the mental challenge as well as the comradery it provided. She also enjoyed traveling and square dancing. Betty was also preceded in death by her husband, Iven Allen and her brother, Robert Hilton.

She is survived by:

Children – Les Allen and Pam Allen

Granddaughter – Bethany Scott

 

Funeral services will be conducted 1 p.m. Wednesday, January 3, 2024 at Bond Memorial Chapel. Entombment will follow at Hermitage Memorial Gardens.

 

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

 

Visitation will be 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Wednesday at Bond Memorial Chapel, N. Mt. Juliet Road and Weston Drive, Mt. Juliet, TN. (615) 773-2663. www.bondmemorial.com

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Anglin, Betty Lee, age 72, of Nashville, TN died December 23, 2023. Lee was born in Ft. Hood, TX and was the daughter of the late, Lonnie Lee Hill and Betty Lou Mullinax Hill. She was also preceded in death by her step-daughter, Traci Anglin.

She is survived by:

Husband – Bryant E. Anglin

Sons – Randy Morris and Andy Morris

Step-son – Duane Anglin

Siblings – Ron Hill, Kathi Hill Williams, Debra (Wally) Armstrong,

              and Tammy (David) Baklund

Several grandchildren, nieces and nephews

 

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

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Clark, Douglas Merrill, age 85, of Gladeville, TN died December 28, 2023. Douglas was born in Penn Yan, NY and was the son of the late, Orion Clark and Neva Conley Clark. He was a former National Guardsman, Volunteer Fireman with the Potter, NY Fire Department and former Highway Superintendent for the Town of Potter, NY. Douglas was also preceded in death by his wife of 56 years, Elizabeth “Betty” Clark; son, James Clark; son-in-law, Perry Langford; grandson, Tanner Langford; brother, Ronald Clark; sister, Gail Carter and brothers-in-law, Richard Close and William Carter.

He is survived by:

Children – Teresa Clark, Michele Langford and David (Gennifer) Clark

Grandchildren – David “PJ” Clark, Cody Clark, Hunter Clark and Alexandria (Shawn) Perrigo

Great-grandchildren – Jackson Perrigo, Karter Perrigo and Cash Perrigo

Sister – Janice Close

Sister-in-law – Lois Clark

Brothers-in-law – John (Joyce) Holland and Robert (Mary Lou) Campbell

Many nieces and nephews

Caregiver – Lisa Clark

 

Visitation will be 4-6 p.m. Tuesday, January 2, 2024 at Bond Memorial Chapel Burial will be at Nettle Valley Cemetery in Potter, NY at a later date. Pallbearers will be David “PJ” Clark, Cody Clark, Hunter Clark and Shawn Perrigo. Honorary pallbearers will be Jackson Perrigo, Cash Perrigo, David Clark, Sr. and nephews.

 

In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to the Potter, NY Fire Department or the Rushville Lions Club.

 

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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Colucci, Angela Krystal, age 38, of Old Hickory, TN died December 24, 2023. Angela was born in Torrington, CT. She was an LPN who loved taking care of her elderly patients. Angela’s hobby was painting. She also enjoyed music and gardening and was a collector of gnomes and mushrooms. Angela had a personality that could brighten any room. She was preceded in death by her grandfathers, Joseph Colucci and Peter Holmgren; uncles, Glen Holmgren and Kristofer Holmgren and aunt, Laura Zaharek.

She is survived by:

Parents – Louis and Lisa Colucci

Sons – Lukas Camire and Logan Camire and their father, Jason Camire

Brother – Louis Colucci

Grandparents – Marion Colucci, Arlene Holmgren and Jane Holmgren

Aunt/Godmother – Joyce Hatstat

Many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews

 

A Celebration of Life service will be conducted 11 a.m. Saturday, January 13, 2024 at Tulip Grove Baptist Church, 563 Shute Lane, Hermitage, TN.

 

Visitation will be one hour prior to service time Saturday at the church. A reception for family and friends will immediately follow the service.

 

In lieu of flowers, please consider giving to help with funeral related expenses by going to https://gofundme/b37a7ded

 

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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Knox, Donald Henry, age 85, of Mt. Juliet, TN died December 26, 2023. Donald was born in Litchfield, CT and was one of eight children. He was a faithful member of Abundant Life Church. Donald was retired from the U.S. Air Force at the rank of Technical Sergeant. He was extremely outgoing and adored socializing and going out. As a matter of fact, the staff of the N. Mt. Juliet Road Publix treated him like family. In his younger years, Donald was an athlete. He enjoyed playing softball and football.

He is survived by:

Wife – Dixie Knox

Children – Mark Knox, Jeff Knox, Jerry Wayne, Lisa Smith, Lynda Knight and Lonnie Govea

Many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and nieces

2 Great-great grandchildren

Beloved dog - Max

 

A Celebration of Life service will be conducted 11 a.m. Saturday, January 6, 2024 at Abundant Life Church, 1100 Woodridge Place, Mt. Juliet, TN with Pastor Larry Grainger officiating.

 

In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to the Ann Neville Fund at Abundant Life Church, 1000 Woodridge Place, Mt. Juliet, TN 37122.

 

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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