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The CHS Class of 1973 graduated 59 seniors.

Ruble Gary Alexander
Alan Grant Arnold
Patsy Ruth Balentine
Mary Mitchell Blackwell
Katherine Marie Bobbitt
Robert Ray Boyd
Joy Diane Carey
Pamela Louise Chapple
Vickie Jo Chester - Secretary
Anita Carol Dickerson
Wanda Maness Ellis
Mickey Glenn Garner - President
Larry Stepp Geurin
Sharon Jodean Green
Paul William Hasselbrink
Charles Phillip Higdon
Ellen Jean Hollingsworth
Jason Lee Hollingsworth
Ann Renee Hopper
Kathy Ann Horton
Maria Francine Hudspeth
Richard Earl Hurt
Jimmie Lee Johnson
David Raymond Jordan
Patricia Gail Joyner - Reporter
Patricia Ann Kelley
Elissa Ann King
Donna Cole Kyle
John Lester Leach
Deborah Eureda Matheny
Michael Joseph McMackins
Randolph Liles McMackins
Carolyn Jean Mebane
Charles Michael Melton
Judith Carol Moore
Joe David, Jr. Neely
Buford, Jr. Norden
Sherry Ann Ozier
Danny Gene Patterson
Katrina Michelle Pekarchick
Theresa Diane Pickler
Kenneth Ray Pinkston
Gary Lee Presson
Gary Alan Robinson
Sandra Ann Robison
Mary Helen Shawl
Keith Elmore Smothers
Dennis Vincent Snider - Vice-President
Fortune Mallory Tharpe
Thomas Ulderich - Transfer student (not listed as graduating )
Robert Lee Utley
William Roger Walters
Charles Edwin Webb
Larry Dale Webb
Joseph Randy Williams - Sergeant-at-Arms
Mark Thomas Williams
Clay Oxford Wilson
Alta Suzanne Winter
Stephen Allen Wyatt

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Ruble Gary Alexander

Enter image description for image Ruble Gary Alexander
February 25, 1955 - February 21, 1995

Memorial services for Ruble Gary Alexander, 39, were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, February 25, at Bruceton Church of Christ. Mr. Alexander, a self-employed consultant, died Tuesday at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital of injuries sustained in a diving accident. Buried in Highland Memorial Gardens in Jackson, Tennesee.

He is survived by Kim Alexander of Henderson, and his mother Hazel Alexander of Bruceton.

Forest Hill Funeral Home East in Memphis in charge of arrangements.

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Alan Grant Arnold

Alan Grant Arnold

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Patsy Ruth Ballentine

Patsy Ruth Ballentine

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Mary Mitchell Blackwell

Mary Mitchell Blackwell

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Katherine Marie Bobbitt

Katherine Marie Bobbitt

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Robert Ray Boyd

Robert Ray Boyd

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Joy Diane Carey

Joy D. Smith
May 28, 1955 - March 22, 2014

Joy Diane Smith, 58, of Camden, passed away Saturday, March 22, at Camden General Hospital. Funeral services were held Monday, March 24, at 3 p.m., at Prospect Baptist Church with Bill Douglas officiating. Burial followed at Prospect Cemetery. Stockdale-Malin Funeral Home of Camden was in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Smith was born May 28, 1955, in Huntingdon, to the late Arlie G. Carey and Dollie B. Walker Carey. She was a 23 year associate of Walmart, and a member of Prospect Baptist Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Alison N. Carey, and two brothers, Edward and Harold Carey.

he is survived by her husband of 30 years, James Smith; a daughter, Stephanie (Eddie) Ozbirn, of Rienzi, Miss.; two sons, Corey Smith, of Dyer, and Jakob Carey, of Camden; a sister, Wilma Todd, of Camden; three grandchildren, Arlie, Anna Cait and Lauryn Ozbirn, and many nieces, nephews, cousins and her
Walmart family

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Joy Carey Smith - Obituary

Joy D. Smith
May 28, 1955 - March 22, 2014

Joy Diane Smith, 58, of Camden, passed away Saturday, March 22, at Camden General Hospital. Funeral services were held Monday, March 24, at 3 p.m., at Prospect Baptist Church with Bill Douglas officiating. Burial followed at Prospect Cemetery. Stockdale-Malin Funeral Home of Camden was in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Smith was born May 28, 1955, in Huntingdon, to the late Arlie G. Carey and Dollie B. Walker Carey. She was a 23 year associate of Walmart, and a member of Prospect Baptist Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Alison N. Carey, and two brothers, Edward and Harold Carey.

he is survived by her husband of 30 years, James Smith; a daughter, Stephanie (Eddie) Ozbirn, of Rienzi, Miss.; two sons, Corey Smith, of Dyer, and Jakob Carey, of Camden; a sister, Wilma Todd, of Camden; three grandchildren, Arlie, Anna Cait and Lauryn Ozbirn, and many nieces, nephews, cousins and her
Walmart family

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Pamela Louise Chapple

Pamela Louise Chapple

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Vickie Jo Chester

Vickie Jo Chester
Secretary

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Anita Carol Dickerson

Anita Carol Dickerson

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Wanda Maness Ellis

Wanda Maness Ellis

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Mickey Glenn Garner

Mickey Glenn Garner
President

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Larry Stepp Geurin

Larry Stepp Geurin

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Sharon Jodean Green

Sharon Jodean Green

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Paul William Hasselbrink

Paul William Hasselbrink

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Charles Phillip Higdon

Charles Phillip Higdon

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Ellen Jean Hollingsworth

Ellen Jean Hollingsworth

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Jason Lee Hollingsworth

Jason Lee Hollingsworth

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Ann Renee Hopper

Ann Renee' Sykes
April 1, 1955 - May 1, 2022

Ann Renee' Sykes 67, passed away on Sunday, May 1, 2022 at St Thomas Hospital in Murfreesboro, TN. Mrs. Sykes was born on April 1, 1955 in Memphis, TN to the late Taylor Lincoln Hopper and Patricia Ann Golighty Hopper. She was a retired EMS for Baptist Ambulance Service in Huntingdon.

Besides her parents she was also preceded in death her sister Lisa Hopper and a brother Steven Hopper.

She is survived by her husband Mitchell Warren Sykes of Puryear, TN. One daughter Sarah Elizabeth Cox of Puryear, TN. Four sons: Brandon Woodard of McKenzie, TN, Justin Woodard of North Carolina, Mason Sykes of Puryear, TN and Matthew Sykes of Puryear, TN. One sister Shelley Crum of New Johnsonville and one brother Michael Hopper of Nashville, TN. 10 grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted on Friday, May 6th at 12:00 noon at the Bruceton Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow in the Puryear City Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Thursday May 5th from 4:00 PM till 8:00PM and on Friday from 10:00 AM till 12:00 noon funeral service time. [Source: Bruceton Funeral Home]

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Kathy Ann Horton

Kathy Ann Horton

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Marie Francine Hudspeth

Marie Francine Hudspeth

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Richard Earl Hurt

Richard Earl Hurt
December 2, 1955 - July 9, 2019

Richard Earl Hurt 63, departed this life on July 9, 2019 at his home. Memorial services were held on Friday, July 12 at 6:00 PM at the Bruceton Funeral Home. Eulogy delivered by Linda Smothers and Bro. Ted Hurt. Cremation was chosen.

Mr. Hurt was born December 2, 1955 in Bruceton, TN to the late Richard Lewis Hurt and the late Betty Jo Gooch Hurt. He was a retired car man for CSX Railroad and a member of Bruceton First Baptist Church.

He is survived by one daughter; Mrs. April (Trais) Nichols of Charleston, MS; One sister Mrs. Linda Smithers of Huntingdon, TN One brother; Mr. Ted (Pam) Hurt of Martin, TN two grandchildren; Oren Dickson and Connor Nicholas. Bruceton Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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Jimmie Lee Johnson

Jimmie Lee Johnson

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David Raymond Jordan

David Raymond Jordan

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Patricia Gail Joyner

Patricia Gail Joyner
Reporter

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Patricia Ann Kelley

Patricia Ann Kelley

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Donna Cole Kyle

Donna Cole Kyle

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Elissa Ann King Willliams

Elissa (King) Williams
June 4, 1955 - May 14, 2019

Mrs. Elissa Ann King Williams of Burns passed away at her home on May 14th, 2019. Elissa was the daughter of the late Robert “Murrell” and Clara King and was born June 4th, 1955 in Paducah, Kentucky. She attended Bruceton Central High School in Bruceton, Tennessee where she was a standout basketball player, cheerleader, and was named “Most Athletic” in her class.

At an early age she professed her faith in Christ and became a member of First Baptist Church of Bruceton and later First Baptist Church of Dickson. Elissa was united in holy matrimony to Randle Stacy Williams in September of 1978. They moved to White Bluff in 1982 and were blessed with an only son, Robert Benjamin Williams. After her son was born, she continued her love of sports by coaching and refereeing Youth Basketball in the White Bluff community for many years.

She worked as a Pharmacy Technician at Walgreens, The Pill Shoppe, and Fred’s Pharmacy. Mrs. Williams was active in the Claggett Sunday School class at First Baptist Church of Dickson and supported the Arthritis Foundation as well as the Alzheimer Association.

She enjoyed watching her son play football and basketball at Dickson County High School and football at The University of Tennessee. Mrs. Williams was an avid Volunteer fan and supporter of The University of Tennessee athletics. She also adored her Granddog, Stella and enjoyed watching her compete in Field Trials. As a result of her lively spirit and warm personality,

Elissa Williams was loved by many.Her life will forever be cherished in the lives of her husband of 40 years, Randle Williams of Burns, TN; son Robert (Courtney) Williams of Lebanon, TN; twin brothers Mark (Kim) King of Bruceton, TN and Mike King of Camden, TN; sister-in-law Phyllis (Mickey) Wright of Dickson, TN; sister-in-law Ruth King of Hendersonville, TN; niece Brooke (Leslie) Cooper of Huntingdon, TN; nephew Drew (Brandi) King of Camden, TN; niece Laura King of Eugene, Oregon; niece Jenna King of Hendersonville, TN; niece Leslie (Robbie) Holloway of Dickson, Tennessee; and nephew Michael (Stephanie) Wright of Dickson, Tennessee.

Visitation will begin on Thursday, May 23, 2019 from 2 – 7 PM at Spann Funeral Home. The Celebration of Life will begin at 7:00 PM on Thursday, May 23, 2019 with Bro. Todd Vermilyea officiating from the Chapel of Spann Funeral Home. Visitation will continue on Friday, May 24, 2019 from 1 – 3 PM at Bruceton Funeral Home.
Graveside services will follow at 3:00 PM on Friday, May 24, 2019 at Prospect Cemetery in Hollow Rock, TN.

Arrangements by Spann Funeral Home & Cremation Services – 1961 Hwy 48 N. Dickson, TN 37055 – P: 615-446-1123. Online condolences may be left at www.spannfuneralhome.comElissa (King) Williams

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John Lester Leach

John Lester Leach

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Deborah Eureda Mathaney

Deborah Eureda Mathaney

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Michael Joseph McMackins

Michael Joseph McMackins

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Randolph Liles McMackins

Randolph Liles McMackins

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Carolyn Jean Mebane

Carolyn Jean Mebane

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Charles Michael Melton

Charles Michael Melton
April 8, 1955 ~ April 7, 2022 (age 66)

Mr. Charles Michael Melton, 66, of Paris, Tennessee passed away Thursday April 7, 2022 at Jackson Madison General Hospital. Mr. Melton was born April 8, 1955 to the late Roscoe C Melton and Robbie Imogene Shands Butler.

He is survived by one brother Tony (Doraine) Melton of Belle Isle, Florida; one nephew Gavin Melton and one niece Caelyn Melton.

Dilday-Carter Funeral Home in charge of arrangements

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Judith Carol Moore

Judith Carol Moore

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Joe David Neely, Jr.

Joe David Neely, Jr.

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Buford Norden, Jr.

Buford Norden, Jr.

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Sherry Ann Ozier

Sherry Ann Ozier

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Danny Gene Patterson

Danny Gene Patterson

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Katrina Michelle Pekarchick

Katrina Michelle Pekarchick

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Theresa Diane Pickler

Theresa Diane Pickler

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Kenneth Ray Pinkston

Kenneth Ray Pinkston

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Gary Lee Presson

Gary Lee Presson
March 7, 1955 - October 2, 1976

Bruceton, Tennesseee
Services for Gary Lee Pressson, 21, a wreck victim, will be at 3:30 p.m. today at Stockdale-Malin Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Benton Memorial Gardens.

Presson was dead on arrival Saturday night at Carroll County General Hospital in Huntingdon, Tennessee.

Survivors include his parents, Mr. and Mrs. William L. Presson and a brother, Michael Presson, Bruceton.
[Source: The Tennessean]

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Gar Alan Robinson

Gary Alan Robinson
October 10, 1955 - August 31, 2007

Gary Alan Robinson, 51, of Hollow Rock, died Friday, Aug. 31, at his home. Funeral services were conducted on Monday, Sept. 2, at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Chase Funeral Home. Interment followed in the Prospect Cemetery. Bro. Jimmy Allison officiated the service.

Mr. Robinson was born Oct. 10, 1955, in Jackson. He was a retired Electrician with IBEW Local # 429 and a member of the Prospect Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his father, David Bruce Robinson, who died April 7.

He is survived by his mother, Ruth (Hilliard) Robinson of Hollow Rock; one sister, Patricia (Ray) Latham of Jackson; one niece, Mandy Robertson, one nephew, Brian Latham; one great niece, Trinity Robertson; and one great nephew, Mitchell Robertson. [Source: Carroll County NEWS-LEADER]

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Sandra Ann Robison

Sandra Ann Robison

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Mary Helen Shawl

Mary Helen Shawl

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Keith Elmore Smothers

Keith Elmore Smothers

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Dennis Vincent Snider

Dennis Vincent Snider
Vice-President

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Fortune Mallory Tharpe

Fortune Mallory Tharpe

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Robert Ike Utley

Robert Ike Utley

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William Roger Walters

William Roger Walters

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Charles Edwin Webb

Charles Edwin Webb

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Larry Dale Webb

Larry Dale Webb
February 14, 1952 - April 11, 2016

OBITUARY FOR: Larry Dale Webb
Funeral Services for Larry Webb age 64, of Bruceton, TN, will be held Friday, April 15, 2016, 1pm at Mt. Nebo Baptist Church in Bruceton, TN, with Pastor Wallace Cunningham officiating. Burial will follow in Old Pisgah Cemetery in Bruceton, TN. Wake will be Friday from 11am until service time at 1pm.

Mr. Webb passed away April 11, 2016, at Baptist Hospital of Huntingdon. He was born Feb. 14, 1952, in Milan, TN, to Ollie Webb and Edward Teagues. He retired from Plumley Rubber in Paris, TN. He also worked 7 years as a cook at the Butcher Block Restaurant in Bruceton, TN. He was a dedicated Deacon at Mt. Nebo Baptist Church for 8 years.

Survivors include:
Wife: Martha Webb – Bruceton, TN
Mother: Ollie Walker – Bruceton, TN
Father: Edward Teagues
Sons: Laurence Isaac (Ryan Balentine) Utley – Bruceton, TN
Michael Lamont (Michelle) Utley – Chattanooga, TN
Daughters: Chasity Nicole Utley – Huntingdon, TN
Charity Denise Utley – Nashville, TN
Brothers: Dennis King – Bruceton, TN
Tommy (Beatrice) King – Bruceton, TN
Bruce (Margo) King – Bruceton, TN
Darrell (Angie) Walker – Gleason, TN
Sisters: Deborah (Dan) Adams – Bruceton, TN
Amy (David) Walker – Bruceton, TN
Rita Walker – Bruceton, TN
Grandchildren: Jocelyn Utley, Ashlynn Utley, Zoey Utley, Amari Utley, Antonio Taylor, Malaki Balentine
Special Sister-In-Law: Sharon Utley – Nashville, TN
Host of Nieces & Nephews

He is preceded in death by:
Stepfather: James Walker
Sister: Donna Gilbert

Plunk Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 731-584-7601

IN LIEU OF FLOWERS DONATIONS FOR FUNERAL EXPENSES WILL BE APPRECIATED.

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Larry Dale Webb Obituary

Enter image description for image Larry Dale Webb
February 14, 1952 - April 11, 2016

OBITUARY FOR: Larry Dale Webb
Funeral Services for Larry Webb age 64, of Bruceton, TN, will be held Friday, April 15, 2016, 1pm at Mt. Nebo Baptist Church in Bruceton, TN, with Pastor Wallace Cunningham officiating. Burial will follow in Old Pisgah Cemetery in Bruceton, TN. Wake will be Friday from 11am until service time at 1pm.

Mr. Webb passed away April 11, 2016, at Baptist Hospital of Huntingdon. He was born Feb. 14, 1952, in Milan, TN, to Ollie Webb and Edward Teagues. He retired from Plumley Rubber in Paris, TN. He also worked 7 years as a cook at the Butcher Block Restaurant in Bruceton, TN. He was a dedicated Deacon at Mt. Nebo Baptist Church for 8 years.

Survivors include:
Wife: Martha Webb – Bruceton, TN
Mother: Ollie Walker – Bruceton, TN
Father: Edward Teagues
Sons: Laurence Isaac (Ryan Balentine) Utley – Bruceton, TN
Michael Lamont (Michelle) Utley – Chattanooga, TN
Daughters: Chasity Nicole Utley – Huntingdon, TN
Charity Denise Utley – Nashville, TN
Brothers: Dennis King – Bruceton, TN
Tommy (Beatrice) King – Bruceton, TN
Bruce (Margo) King – Bruceton, TN
Darrell (Angie) Walker – Gleason, TN
Sisters: Deborah (Dan) Adams – Bruceton, TN
Amy (David) Walker – Bruceton, TN
Rita Walker – Bruceton, TN
Grandchildren: Jocelyn Utley, Ashlynn Utley, Zoey Utley, Amari Utley, Antonio Taylor, Malaki Balentine
Special Sister-In-Law: Sharon Utley – Nashville, TN
Host of Nieces & Nephews

He is preceded in death by:
Stepfather: James Walker
Sister: Donna Gilbert

Plunk Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 731-584-7601

IN LIEU OF FLOWERS DONATIONS FOR FUNERAL EXPENSES WILL BE APPRECIATED.

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Joseph Randy Williams

Joseph Randy Williams
Sergeant-at-Arms

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Mark Thomas Williams

Mark Thomas Williams

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Clay Wildon Obituary

Clayton Oxford Wilson
July 23, 1955 - September 5, 2020

Clayton Wilson, age 65, of Hoover, AL passed away on September 5, 2020. He was born to Lester and Virginia Wilson on July 23, 1955 in TN.

Clay graduated from Samford University with a Bachelor's degree of Science in Pharmacy. He was an extraordinary businessman and well respected in his profession. Clay started his career with Big B as an intern and quickly moved into leadership roles as a Pharmacist, and then was promoted to purchasing and operations. In 1997 Big B was purchased to become part of CVS, he continued his journey with CVS as a Regional Vice President of Real Estate until he retired. Clay had many passions and loved life. Clay loved the water and spent his final days on the lake with his family and friends. Clay was many things to a everyone he touched in life. Clay was a husband, father, friend, and a mentor to so many. His family was his everything and he will be truly missed.

He is preceded in death by his parents; Lester and Virginia Wilson.

Clay leaves behind to cherish his memory; his loving wife of 40 years Susan Walton Wilson; sons, Drew Wilson and Kurt Wilson; sister, Rosemary Wilson Allen.

Visitation will be Thursday, September 10, 2020 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Southern Heritage Funeral Home. A Memorial service in his honor will be Friday, September 11, 2020 at 11:00 at the Funeral Home. In leu of Flowers please make donations to the American Heart Association in his honor.

American Heart Association 7272 Greenville Avenue Dallas, TX 75231
[Southern Heritage Funeral Home & Southern Heritage Cemetery]

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Alta Suzanne Winter

Alta Suzanne Winter

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Stephen Allen Wyatt

Stephen Allen Wyatt