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Farrow, Shawn Gregory, age 65 of Mt. Juliet, TN, died January 3, 2021. Shawn was born June 27, 1955 in Baltimore, Maryland. A U.S. Navy Veteran, he was President and Owner of Vinyl Corners and a Commercial Security Manager, before retiring.  For many years, as Marketing VP for Remotec, he traveled extensively throughout the world and made friends everywhere he went.  Shawn enjoyed cooking and volunteered at Meals on Wheels and a meals program at his church.  He loved gardening, all kinds of building and restoration projects, and most of all his family and friends.  He will be forever missed. Shawn was preceded in death by his mother, Mary Elizabeth Farrow and his sister, Brenda Farrow. 

He is survived by:

Wife - Jama

Stepson - Devin Rogers       

Brothers - James (Marie) Farrow and Kevin Farrow

Sister - Sharon Farrow 

Many nieces and nephews and his much loved dog, Buddy.

 

A Celebration of Life service will be announced at a later date.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Shawn’s name to the charitable organization of your choice.

 

The family asks that you visit our website and leave a condolence of a fond memory of Shawn.

 

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

Stanfill, Jack Houser, age 87 of Mt. Juliet, TN, died January 19      , 2021. Jack was born in Maury County, TN. He was the son of the late, William A. Stanfill and Callie Olivia Smith Stanfill. Jack was a member of the 109 Church of Christ and served as a deacon at Mt. Juliet church of Christ for many years. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and a member of the American Legion Post #19 in Columbia, TN. Jack retired from Monsanto where he played on their baseball, basketball and softball teams. He refereed high school and junior college basketball for many years and coached Little League, Babe Ruth and American Legion baseball for over 25 years. Jack was an avid sports fan and even holds the course record at Joe Wheeler State Park in Rogersville, AL. He also served as a Commissioner for the Maury County Parks Board for many years. Jack is also preceded in death by 7 siblings.

He is survived by:

Wife of 65 years – Bettie B. Stanfill

Children – Todd (Lisa) Stanfill and Allison (Barry) DeVault

Grandchildren – Addison DeVault, Anslee Stanfill and Mason DeVault

Many nieces and nephews

 

Funeral services will be private.

 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Churches of Christ Disaster Relief Fund, 410 Allied Drive, Nashville, TN 37211.

 

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

Crawford, Thelma Graves, age 89 of Mt. Juliet, TN, died January 19, 2021. Thelma was born in Nashville, TN and graduated from Dupont High School. She was the daughter of the late, Roy D. Rader and Sara Wright Rader. She was a member of Center Chapel Church of Christ and enjoyed crocheting and traveling. Thelma was also preceded in death by her husband, George Graves; sister, Nannie Mai Hunt and brother, Willard Rader.

She is survived by:

Husband of 23 years – Pete Crawford

Children – Kathy (Bob) Bailey, Jacky (Charlotte) Graves,

               Donna (Dewayne Crook) Graves, Gary (Sheliah) Crawford,

               Greg Crawford and Karen Shelton

Sisters – Marie White and Margaret Whitely

Grandchildren – Carrie Haapala, Andrew “A.J.” (Cassie) Coleman,

                       Jesse Coleman, Garon Crawford, Cody Crawford,

                       Tyler Crawford, Steven Shelton and Corey Shelton

Great-grandchildren – Reece and Jordan Haapala, Porter and Nolan Coleman,

                               Zoe, Laylah and Maddox Crawford, and

                               Lucas and Callie Shelton

Several nieces and nephews and many friends

 

Graveside services will be conducted 11 a.m. Saturday, January 30, 2021 at Mt. Juliet Memorial Gardens with Darrell Duncan officiating. For those who plan to attend, please wear a mask and practice social distancing.

 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or Center Chapel Church of Christ Building Fund, 9500 Central Pike, Mt. Juliet, TN.

 

The family would like to especially thank, Heather Randall from Summit Medical Center, for the love and care she gave to Thelma.

 

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

Blanton, Marjorie “Margie” Marie McClanahan Parsons, age 89 of Lebanon, TN. Margie Blanton left her family on Thursday, January 14, 2021, now whole in mind and spirit. Born on April 19, 1931, in Nashville, TN, she attended East High School with her three sisters and grew up in the Eastland area of Nashville. She was a bookkeeper at Randolph & Rice Electronics for many years, loved to sing with her sisters, and was strong in the Christian faith. She took great pride in her work, both at home and in the office, and was proud of her children’s accomplishments. She admired beauty and style in all things and always dressed fit to kill. She was preceded in death by parents, Marie Cole McClanahan and James McClanahan, and sister, Mildred Early.

She is survived by sisters, June Moore and Ann King; daughter, Linda Parsons and children, Elayne Pope and Rachel Travis (Robert) and grandchildren, Eleanor and Vivian Travis; son, Joe Blanton (Whitney) and son, Stephen Parks (Malarie and daughter, Dorothy and stepsons, Chance and Bailey); daughter, Paula Blanton Crawford (Darrell) and children, Stacy White (Zac and sons, Jaxon and Brody), Chelsey Crawford, and Shelby Richmond (Brant and daughter, Emerson); and nieces and nephews and their families.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at a future date. Arrangements by Bond Memorial Chapel, N. Mt. Juliet Road and Weston Drive, Mt. Juliet, TN. (615) 773-2663. www.bondmemorial.com

Schulert, Ruth Barbara, age 93 of Mt. Juliet, TN, died January 21, 2021. Mrs. Schulert was a native of Perry, MI and the daughter of the late, Walter Darling and Jenny Hill Darling. She graduated from Perry High School in 1944 and Bob Jones University in 1948. Mrs. Schulert spent the first 25 years of her adult life as a homemaker raising her children, including 5 years in Cairo, Egypt, where her husband did medical research. She spent the next 2 decades as an elementary school teacher at Donelson Christian Academy and Mt Juliet Christian School. Mrs. Schulert's life was marked by loving service to others. After retirement, she taught for a year at the Inn Ministries in Guatemala. This was followed by 3 other long-term mission trips. She volunteered weekly at the Mt Juliet Help Center and tutored remedial math and reading well into her 80's. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband of 44 years, Arthur Schulert; son, Timothy Schulert; brothers, Victor, Robert, Thomas and Donald Darling; son-in-law, Timothy Huckabay and daughter-in-law, Cynthia Schulert.d not

She is survived by:

Children – Barbara Huckabay, Mark Schulert, Jean (Ed) Coley, Philip Schulert,

               Andrew (Joy) Schulert and Peter (Susan) Schulert

Daughter-in-law – Laurie Schulert

17 Grandchildren and 1 Great-grandchild

Many nieces and nephews

 

Visitation with the family will be 2-4 p.m. Sunday, January 24, 2021 at Bond Memorial Chapel. For those who plan to attend, please wear a mask and practice social distancing. Graveside services will be private. A Celebration of Life service will be announced at a later date.

 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Ruth Schulert Scholarship Fund.

https://innministries.reachapp.co/campaigns/ruth-schulert-scholarship-fund

 

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

Embury, Sr., Joseph E., age 96 of Mt. Juliet, TN, died January 23, 2021. Mr. Embury was a member of Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church. He was born February 25, 1924 in Camillus, NY to the late Raymond and Rhoda Hatten Embury. Mr. Embury served in the U.S. Navy during WWII and retired from Carrier Corporation. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 75 years, June Eastman Embury and his daughter-in-law, Linda Embury.

He is survived by:

Sons – Joseph (Joanne) Embry, Jr., Duane (Mary Lou) Embury and

          Steven Embury

10 Grandchildren; 21 Great-grandchildren and 1 Great-great grandchild

 

Funeral services will be private.

 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to LSSD Family Resource Center, ATTN: Beth Petty, 397 Castle Heights Ave., Lebanon, TN 37087.

 

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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