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Citizen-Statesman 6/12/12

Ella Nixon Hackett

Homemaker

Ella Nixon Hackett, 94, of Red Boiling Springs, passed away June 3, at the Palace in Red Boiling Springs. Funeral Services for Ella Nixon Hackett were held June 5, from the Anderson and Son Funeral Home Chapel in Red Boiling Springs with Jimmy Cook officiating. Interment followed in the Anderson and Son Memorial Park.

Pallbearers included: John Tidwell, Kenneth Moss, Doyle Knight, Roger Hix, Joe Dale Owens and Nicholas Minter.

Ella Nixon Hackett was born Jan. 16, 1918 in Macon County. She was the owner and operator of the former Hackett’s General Merchandise in Red Boiling Springs for many years and a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Sam and Mary Elizabeth Moss Nixon; husband, Floyd Hesson Hackett; sisters, Annie Knight, Eva Mai Parkes, Ruth Bean, Georgia Woods; and brothers, Cordell, Charlie, Collie and Edward Nixon.

Surviving relatives include: sisters, Lily Clodean Tidwell, of Murfreesboro; Alma Louise Taylor of Red Boiling Springs; and a host of nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great nephews.

Robbie Keith Turner

Robbie Keith Turner, 74, of Hendersonville and formerly of the Winklers Community in Macon County passed away June 1 at the Alive Hospice at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville. Funeral services were held June 3 from the Anderson and Son Funeral Home Chapel in Red Boiling Springs with Jimmy Cook officiating. Interment followed in the Gamaliel Cemetery.

Honorary pallbearers included: Roy Butram, Bill Butram and James Edgar Parkes.

Active pallbearers included: Charles Cauthorne, Kenneth McLerran, Junior “Chuck” McLerran, J.W. Greanead, Audie Cook, Ronnie Cook, Josh Blay and Mark Blankenship.

Robbie Keith Turner was born Oct. 25, 1937 in Jackson County. She was an employee with the former Stitches Inc. in Red Boiling Springs and a member of the Hermitage Springs Church of Christ.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Galie and Alta Bilbrey Keith; husband, Bobby James Turner; sisters, Helen Brown, Louise Winter, Edith Celsor and Dean Blakenship; and brothers, Burr, Ray, Durrell and Dumas Keith.

Surviving relatives include: daughters and sons-in-laws, Kim and Charles Cauthorne of Hendersonville and Christy and Justin Barnfield of the Winklers Community; sons and daughters-in-law, Donny and Jona Turner of Lafayette, Tony and Linda Turner of Hendersonville, David and Rita Turner of the Winklers Community; sisters, Marie Klinger of Akron, OH and Dovie Pemberton of Franklin, IN; granddaughters, Brandy Turner and Megan Smith; grandsons, Nathan (Darby) Smith, Devan Turner; great-grandchildren, Haley Bush, Allie Bush, Kamron Smith and Malachi Smith, Madyson Smith; step-grandchildren, Teddy Jent, Kim Beasley, Derrick Jenkins, Nathan Jenkins, Tess Barnfield and Brent Barnfield; step-great-grandchildren, William Beasley, Ryan Beasley, Matt Beasley, Cody Jent and Autumn Jenkins.

Darren Scott

Darren Scott, 25, of Celina passed away at his residence on May 26. Funeral services were held May 30 from the chapel of the Hall Funeral Home in Celina with Bro. Donald Bryant officiating. Interment followed in the Ashlock Cemetery.

Darren Scott was born on July 17, 1986 in Glasgow, KY. He worked in heating and cooling.

Surviving relatives include: his father, Michael Riddle, mother and step-father, Pamela Scott and Larry Abbott; wife, Jessica Raymer; sons, Ronnie and Jayden Scott; grandmother, Maxine Tate; sisters, LaDonna Scott, Dana Scott; brother and sister-in-law, Derek and Jessica Scott; 10 aunts; and 30 cousins.

Loretta McCloud Bray

Garment Worker and Homemaker

Loretta McCloud Bray, 72, of Red Boiling Springs passed away June 5 at the Monroe County Medical Center in Tompkinsville, KY. Funeral services were held June 7 from the Anderson and Son Funeral Home Chapel in Red Boiling Springs with Jimmy Cook officiating. Interment followed in the Smith Chapel Cemetery.

Pallbearers included: Steve Massengille, Kevin Massengille, Larry Copas, David Porter, Randy Davis and Kelvin Davis.

Loretta McCloud Bray was born Sep. 24, 1939 in Sumner County. She was owner of Brays 585 Metal Roofing Supplies, Brays Market and Family Restaurant, Bray and Sons Service Station and Reed Bray Lumber and Pallet Co., Inc.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Loisie Halliburton McCloud; sister, Colleen McCloud; and  brother, Tony McCloud.

Surviving relatives include: her husband, Reed R. Bray; daughters and sons-in-laws, Regena and Dwight Copas, Vickie and Gary Hudson of Red Boiling Springs and Tammy and Tommy Stevenson of Fayetteville; sons, Randy Bray and Tyson Bray of Red Boiling Springs; grandchildren, Garrett (Stephanie) Hudson, Bradley (Courtney) Bray and Kaylie Copas all of Red Boiling Springs, Tanner Stevenson and Tate Stevenson of Fayetteville; great-granddaughter, Rylee Bray of Red Boiling Springs; sisters, Melba Davis, Barbara Andrews both of Lafayette and Marlene (Connie) Pritchett of Washington; brothers, Gene (Dorothy) McCloud, Harold (Marlene) McCloud and Glen (Janet) McCloud all of Washington.

Gladys Hudson Newberry

Factory Worker

Gladys Hudson Newberry, 89, of Red Boiling Springs, passed away June 5 at her sons residence in Old Hickory. Funeral services were held June 8 from the Anderson and Son Funeral Home Chapel in Red Boiling Springs with Elder Terry Austin and Elder Jackie Stagner officiating. Interment followed in the Jenkins Cemetery.

Pallbearers included: Joe Dale Owens, Terry Tuck, Cortez Sadler, Stanley Miller, Garry Kirby and Fay Etheridge.

Gladys Hudson Newberry was born on Feb. 22, 1923 in Macon County. She was a factory worker and was a member of the Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents Chesley and Bessie Burton Hudson; husband, Dennis Elbert Newberry; sisters, Louise Grisham, Frances Smith West and her twin sister, Hattis Miller.

Surviving relatives include: daughter, Denise Sutton of Red Boiling Springs; son and daughter-in-law, Lewis and Kay Newberry of Old Hickory; grandchildren, Karen (Jeff) Horner of Ridgetop and Leslie (Brandon) Massengille of Reg Boiling Springs; great-grandchildren, Lauren and Stephanie Bowman, Bailey Sidney and Cooper Massengille.

Mava Edmundson Jordan

Former Store Owner and Operator

Mava Edmundson Jordan, 86, of Red Boiling Springs, passed away on June 5 at her residence. Funeral services were held June 8 from the Anderson and Son Funeral Home Chapel in Red Boiling Springs with E.C. Meadows and Donnie Barnes officiating. Interment followed in the Anderson and Son Memorial Park in Lafayette.

Pallbearers included: Trent Hewitt, Keith Hewitt, Devin Russell, Brantley Russell, B.J. Clendenin and Wes Clayborne.

Mava Edmundson Jordan was born on June 14, 1925 in Giles County. She owned and operated the former Jordans Furniture and Variety Store. She was a member of the Red Boiling Springs Church of Christ.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Emmie May McConnico Edmundson; and sister, Maurene Edmundson.

Surviving relatives include, her husband, Charles Crawford Jordan; daughter and sons-in-laws, Patricia and Randy Huffman of Antioch, Marnita Jordan of Lebanon, Lisa and Tony Russell of Red Boiling Springs; son and daughter-in-law, Chuck and Kathy Jordan of the Winklers Community; grandchildren, Charity Stafford, Kellie (Gary) Lee, Alaina (B.J.) Clendenin, Whitney (Wes) Clayborne, Jaclyn Jordan, Trent (Janine) Hewitt, Keith Hewitt, Devin (Marlena) Russell, Brantley Russell and Joseph (Casey) Conrad; step-grandson, Chris (Carie) Huffman; eight great-grandchildren; and four step-great-grandchildren.

Robert Matthew John Teeples

Veteran

Robert Matthew John Teeples, 86, of Celina, passed away on June 5 due to complications of heart disease. Funeral services were held June 8 at the Celina United Methodist Church with Brother Keith Long officiating. Interment was in the Fitzgerald Cemetery in Celina.

Pallbearers included: Fred Melton, Gene Austin, James Holman, Doug Young, Earl Davis, Don Napier, Ronald Bailey and Harold Watson.

Honorary pallbearers included: former members of Coach Teeples athletic teams.

Robert Matthew John Teeples was a Navy World War II Veteran. He was a retired teacher, coach and principal with the Clay County School System. He was also a retired agent from State Farm Insurance. Over the years, he served on various community boards and committees. He was a member of the Celina Lions Club and the American Legion. He was a former Clay County Commissioner and an active member of the Celina United Methodist Church.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Ruth (Langford) Teeples; brothers, Walter Sidwell and Pete Teeples; and sister, Jean Dillion.

Surviving relatives include: his only son, Dr. Pat Teeples of Crossville; sister-in-law, Mary Sue and husband Dave Stooksbury of Franklin; sister-in-laws, Eddie Mae Williams of Glasgow, KY; and Fayne Teeples of Madison; and eight nephews and four nieces.

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