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Mr. Joe Collins, 80, of the Caney Spring Community of Marshall County, died Sunday morning, Mar. 29, 2020 at his home following several months of illness. 

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Martha Sarah “Sadie” Brandon passed away peacefully on Mar. 24, 2020. Sadie was born Feb. 19, 1935 to Emmett and Lucille James in Cedar Bluff, AL.

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Mrs. Betty Jo Jarrett, 74, of Lewisburg, TN, died on Sunday, Mar. 29, 2020 in Lewisburg, TN.

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Mrs. Betty Jo Jarrett, 74, of Lewisburg, TN, died on Sunday, Mar. 29, 2020 in Lewisburg, TN.

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Mrs. Vivian Harris Southall of Shelbyville, TN, formerly of Thompson Station, TN died Friday, Mar. 27, 2020 at her home in Shelbyville.

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Delmar Lee Smith, 79, passed away on Friday, Mar. 27, 2020 at St. Thomas Rutherford. He was a native of Martin County, KY but has lived in Rutherford County since 1960. He was a member of Redemption Baptist Church.

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Leonard Wayne Bowman, 47, passed away on Friday, Mar. 27, 2020 at St. Thomas West Hospital. He was a native and life-long resident of Rutherford County.

Karen "Kaye" Derington Harrell, age 72, passed away March 24, 2020 at her residence after a long illness. A lifelong resident of Murfreesboro, Kaye was born in Paris, Tennessee on November 25, 1947.

Jane Freeze Dyer, 83, passed away peacefully at her home on March 26th. She was born in Nashville, TN to the late William R. and Susie Lorene Damron Freeze.

Harold LeRoy Baldwin, Professor Emeritus at Middle Tennessee State University, passed away March 19, 2020 at the age of 93. Born February 1, 1927 in Denver, Colorado.

Mrs. Bessie Ramona Lane, age 88, of Murfreesboro, TN passed away Thursday, March 26, 2020. She was born in Rutherford County, TN to the late Bennie and Annie Rowland Potts. Mrs. Lane was a bus driver for Rutherford County Schools. She was also a faithful member of Powell’s Chapel Baptist Chu…

James Ray “Jim” Young, age 88, passed away on Saturday, March 7, 2020. He was a native of Marion County, Kentucky and the son of the late Sylvester Young and Ruth Mae Young. James was a resident of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

Fred Allen Fennell, 78, passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, March 21, 2020. He was born on May 8, 1941 in Ford City, Pennsylvania, to Wylie and Erma (McCoy) Fennell. He graduated from Ford City High School in 1959.

Mr. Robert Andrews “Bobby” Crafton, age 85, of Eagleville, TN, died on Saturday, March 21, 2020 in Murfreesboro, TN. He was born in Williamson County, TN to the late Wallace Edgar and Nellie Blythe Andrews Crafton.

Kerry Lawrence Barrett, age 72, passed away March 21, 2020 in Shelbyville. He was a welder with North American Car and KBR.

Mr. Thomas H “Tommy” Lawrence III, age 72, of Chapel Hill, Tennessee, formerly of Memphis, Tennessee, died Thursday evening, March 19, 2020 in Franklin, Tennessee. Mr. Lawrence was born in Davidson County and was a son of the late Lillian Lewis and Thomas H Lawrence II.

Ruth Messick, age 87, was a lifelong resident of Rutherford County. She was the daughter of the late Ruth Dennis.

Mrs. Mae Ann Davenport, 85, of Readyville, TN passed away on March 24, 2020. She was born on July 6, 1934 in Woodbury, TN.

Bractor Lovell White, age 83 of Smyrna, died Friday, March 20, 2020. He was a native of Hoopeston, Illinois and a son of the late Elbert and Hattie White.

Ruth Ellen Strong, age 82 of Murfreesboro went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, March 24, 2020. She was a native of Tulsa, OK and was the daughter of the late Harold and Anna Pauline Clark Albitz.

Patti Baker, age 62 of Murfreesboro, passed away at her home on Monday, March 23, 2020 with her sister at her side and the love of her family and friends surrounding her. She was born in Minneapolis, MN on January 21, 1958 to the late William (Bill) Baker and Beth (Betty) Barnes Baker.

James Lemuel Underhill, age 83 of Murfreesboro died Monday March 23, 2020. He was a native of Cannon County and was the son of the late Willie James Underhill and Ethel Bernice McDougal Underhill.

Ruth Morris Bogle, age 90 gained her angel wings Sunday, March 22, 2020 at St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital. She was a native and lifelong resident of Rutherford County. Ms. Bogle was the daughter of the late Jim and Louella Parker Morris.

Calvin Richard “Cal” Kauppila passed away on March 14, 2020, in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, at the age of 89. Cal was born on April 25, 1930, in Copper City, Michigan to Richard and Hulda Kauppila. He had four older sisters.

Randall Loyd Smith, Jr. age 54 of Murfreesboro, died Friday, March 20, 2020 at his home surrounded by his family following a courageous battle with cancer. Born in Ft. Huachuca, Arizona, he was a native of Medina, Tennessee and was a son of Randall Smith, Sr. and Shirley McClearen Smith who …

Darrell Reese, age 62 of Murfreesboro, died Thursday, March 19, 2020 with his family at his side. He was born September 20, 1957 and was a 1979 graduate of the University of Tennessee. Darrell had a unique enthusiasm for life and was deeply passionate about his grandchildren, horse racing, T…