Obituaries for 1955 Alumni that did not graduate from
James Samuel Brinkley
Nov. 19, 1936-Jan. 23, 2011
Funeral services for James
Samuel Brinkley, 74, of Westport, were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan.
26, in the chapel of Plunk Funeral Home with Rufus
Chandler officiating. Burial followed at the McCauley Cemetery.
Plunk Funeral Home of Camden was in
charge of the arrangements.
Mr. Brinkley passed away Sunday,
Jan. 23, at Camden General Hospital. He was born on Nov. 19,
1936, to the late Robert Clifford and Iva Mea Cobb
In addition to his parents, he was
preceded in death by his mother, Geneva Ann Brinkley; a son, Harlon
Douglas; and a daughter, Gayron Seiber.
He is survived by three daughters, Ruth Brinkley and Hilda Diane McClellan, both of Camden, and
Jennifer Sellers of Counce; a sister, Louise Condray of
Jackson; 12 grandchildren; and 19
Augist 27, 1936 - May 3,
Bruceton Girl Killied in Fall From
Maggie B. Ballard, 15 daughter of Mrs. Beulah
Ballard of Bruceton, died Wednesday night May 23, about 9:30, enroute to a Jackson hospital,
following an accident on the old Huntingdon-Bruceton Highway, about three miles east of
She was first taken to the office of a
Huntingdon physician, then rushed to the hospital.
Miss Ballard was with a group of young friends
and was in a pick-up truck. We understand she was riding on the running board of the truck and
With her were Lawrence Kennet Edwards,
Brooksie Nell Durden and Bobby Grooms.
Miss Ballard would have been a Freshman at
Central High, Hollow Rock-Bruceton next fall.
would have graduated with this class but she was killed in an auto accident on May 3,
Marguerite Johnson “Tisser” Fleming
September 11, 1937 - April 28, 2014
Marguerite Johnson “Tisser” Fleming, 76, of Gallatin, passed away Monday, April
28. The funeral service was Friday, May 2, at 2 p.m. from the chapel of Alexander Funeral Home
with Pastor Ken Shaw officiating. Interment followed at Crestview Memory Gardens with Ryan
Fleming, Dalton Fleming, Corey Fleming, Trevor Fleming, Austin Nelson, and Austin Hayes
serving as pallbearers.
Mrs. Fleming was born September 11, 1937, in Huntingdon, to the late Leslie Ernest and
Marguerite Clark Johnson. She is also preceded in death by her husband, Bobby Eugene Fleming; a
son, Bobby “Chip” Fleming; a sister, Betty Jo Richardson; and brother-in-law, Isaac Richardson.
She is survived by her children, Ted R. Fleming of Hendersonville, Kelly E. Fleming (Becky) of
Gallatin, Betty Kay Fleming DeBoe of Gallatin, and Mark B. Fleming (Resa) of Hendersonville; a
brother, Leslie “Bud “Johnson (Bobbye) of Branson, Mo.; grandchildren, Ryan K. Fleming, Tara R.
Fleming, Robert “Dalton” Fleming, Corey B. DeBoe, Alexis D. Fleming, Trevor W. Fleming, and Dagen
C. Fleming; and a great-grandchild, Brayden K. Fleming.
Online condolences may be submitted at Alexanderfh.info. Alexander Funeral Home.
May 16, 1936 - March 8, 2012
TAYLOR, MICHIGAN: B.C. Nunnery, 75, formerly of Bruceton, died Thursday, March 8, 2012 at his home.
Funeral services were Sunday, March 11, at Bruceton Funeral Home with Bro. Bret Mebane officiating.
Burial followed in Shiloh Methodist Church Cemetery near Camden.
Mr. Nunnery, a hi-lo driver for A&P Grocery, was born in Bruceton to the late Fred Nunnery, Sr.
and Estelle Lockhart Nunnery.
Survivors include: his wife of 57 years, Jean Studdard Nunnery of Taylor, Michigan; one daughter,
Patricia Nunnery of Dearborn, Michigan; one sister, Bettie Nunnery of Rochester Hills, Michigan;
two brothers, Charles (Linda) Nunnery of Taylor, Michigan and Fred (Ann) Nunnery, Jr. of Novi,
Michigan; and two grandchildren.