Obituaries 11/3/20

Martha McLerran

Martha McLerran, 80, of Celina, passed away Oct. 26 at Celina Health and Rehabilitation Center. Funeral services were held Oct. 29 at the Upton-Hay Funeral Home with Jason Dodson officiating. Interment followed in the Moss Cemetery. Active pallbearers were family and friends.

She was born Jan. 13, 1940 in the Pine Branch community. She was a supervisor for a garment factory, enjoyed gardening, working in her flowers and loved to walk.

She was preceded in death by: parents, Bud and Doodle (Hall) Massengille; husband, Claude McLerran; sons, Frankie and Jackie; and brother, Jr. Massengille.

Surviving relatives include: son, Scottie and wife, Samantha; brother, Frank Massengille; sister, Mary Ruth Emerton; grandchildren, Doug, Ann, Lorie and Mallie; great-grandchildren, Audrey, Eli and Creed; and a host of friends and neighbors.

Robert Abney

Robert Abney, 88, of Hilham, passed away Oct. 22 at his residence. Funeral services were held Oct. 26 from the chapel of Hall Funeral Home of Celina with Bro. Richard Whiteside officiating. Interment followed in the Doc Hall Cemetery.

He was born July 1, 1932 in Celina. He was a member of the Baptist Ridge Church of Christ.

He was preceded in death by: parents, Fred and Pearl D. (Pennington) Abney; wife, Mildred Abney; son, Dwayne Abney; and grandsons, Josh Abney and Dakota Rickey.

Surviving relatives include: daughters, Patricia Grider and Deborah Richey and husband, Bill; son, Daryl Abney and wife, Shelley; grandchildren, Chris Grider and wife, Scharme, Pete Grider, Mitch Abney and wife, Samriddi and Tessa Richey; great-grandchildren, Zakkary Grider, Noah Grider, Cameron Grider, Griffin Grider and Maya Abney; and sisters, Reba Bowman and Katherine Clements.

Pearl Trobaugh

Pearl Trobaugh, 74, of Celina, passed away Oct. 28 at her residence. Funeral services were held Oct. 31 at the Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church with Michael Stinson officiating. Interment followed in the Leon and Pearl Trobaugh Family Cemetery. Active pallbearers were Jonathan Scott, Aiden Scott, Shannon Trobaugh, Quenton Netherton, Konnor Anderson, Brycen Meadows and Andy Montgomery.

She was born Aug. 18, 1946 in Clay County. She was a homemaker, enjoyed watching daytime TV, Days of Our Lives was her favorite, and her greatest pleasure was spending time with grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by: parents, Alvie Rose and Nora Less (Jones) Moss; husband, Franklin Leon Trobaugh; granddaughter, Patricia Montgomery; and 11 siblings.

Surviving relatives include: sons, Ricky and Holly Trobaugh and Tony and Angela Trobaugh; daughters, Tina and Durell Scott and Angie and Bub Netherton; grandchildren, Patricia Montgomery, Jonathan and Casey Scott, Quenton Netherton, Shannon Trobaugh and companion, Rebecca, Cec and Byron Pickerell, Sharon Trobaugh and companion, Konnor and Andy and Tiffany Montgomery; great-grandchildren, Hailey Montgomery, Aiden Scott, Adyson Montgomery, Ava Scott, Layla Pickerell, Bethany Becker, Brooklyn, Violet Graceland and Harper Montgomery; and a host of friends and neighbors.

Upton-Hay Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Doris Beasley

Doris Beasley, 89, of Celina, passed away Oct. 26 at Livingston Regional Hospital. Graveside services were held Oct. 29 at the Eckles Cemetery with Ed White, Eric Copass and Rick Denton officiating. Family and friends served as active pallbearers.

She was born Feb. 5, 1931 in Ashland City. She was a homemaker who enjoyed hunting and fishing. She also enjoyed preparing meals for others.

She was preceded in death by: parents, Andrew Jackson and Rosa Lee (Napier) Scott; husband, Andrew (better known as Dennis); grandson, Allan White; brothers, Cecil and Bernice; and sister, Dorothy Wilson.

Surviving relatives include: son, Michael and wife, Mica; daughters, Wanda and husband, Rick Denton, Shirley and husband, Travis Cherry and Irene and husband, Ed White; brothers, Glen Scott and wife, Jo and Maxie Scott and wife, Sylvia; sisters, Mary White, Connie Stalcup and Martha Western; sister-in-law Liz Scott; eight grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren; as well as a host of friends and neighbors.

Upton-Hay Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Robbie Jean Savage

Robbie Jean Savage, 81, of Celina, passed away Oct. 25 at the Celina Health and Rehab. Funeral services were held Oct. 28 from the chapel of the Hall Funeral Home of Celina with Bro. Jason Dodson officiating. Interment followed in the New Hope Cemetery in Clay County.

She was born Feb. 2, 1939 in Celina. She was a member of the New Hope Church of Christ.

She was preceded in death by: parents, Johnie and Ersie (Arms) Watson; husband, Charlie Edward Savage; sisters, Lorine and Jeweldine Watson; and brothers, Randal Watson and William Bethel Watson.

Surviving relatives include: son, Michael Savage and wife, Teresa; daughter, Angela Roach and husband, Larry; brother, Robert Watson; grandchildren, Misty (Savage) Strong, Colby Savage, Reba Roach and Eddie Roach; great-grandchildren, Kaylee Strong, Kaden Strong, Donovan Watkins and Ridley Savage; and a host of family and friends.

 

George Kendall

George Kendall, 84, of Red Boiling Springs, passed away Oct. 29 at Macon Community Hospital. Funeral services were held Nov. 2 at the Upton-Hay Funeral Home with Dale Strong officiating. Interment followed in the Moore Cemetery. Active pallbearers were Josh, Johnny, Michael, Logan, Todd and Joey.

He was born Oct. 20, 1936 in Moss. He enlisted in the United States Marine Corps, worked in maintenance for GM Delco for more than 30 years, enjoyed golfing, playing his game but most of all traveling to Alaska.

He was preceded in death by: parents, Abert and Dovie Lee (Reecer) Kendall; wife, Donie (Reecer) Kendall; son, George Kendall, Jr.; brothers, Jimmy and Arthur Kendall; and sister, Louise Arnette.

Surviving relatives include: son, Freddie (Sandy) Kendall; daughters, Helen (Dave) Baker, Paula (Mark) Edwards, Georgia Mae Johnson and Angie (Todd) Powell; sisters, Truvenia Finely and Wanda Netherton; brothers, Robert, Richard, Randell and Rondal Kendall; 17 grandchildren; many great grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; and a host of friends and neighbors.

Jackie Ned Cropper

Jackie Ned Cropper, 76, of the Boles Community of Monroe County,
passed away Wednesday, October 28, 2020 at The Monroe County Medical
Center.

He was born on May 24, 1944, the son of the late Lester Clay and
Lucy (Reagan) Cropper. Jack proudly served his country in The United
States Army, and The Army National Guard, 138th Artillery, Fourth
Battalion. He was an US Army Ranger in The Vietnam War.  Jackie was a
Farmer and Construction Worker for many years.

He is survived by his wife of fifty-one years, Martha Mayo Cropper; two
daughters, Carrie Beth Cropper (Jeff Scott) of Tompkinsville and Allison
Painter and husband Johnny of Cookeville; one son; Charlton Cropper
and, wife Megan of Eighty-Eight; one brother, David Cropper and wife,
Jane; and one sister, Wanda Downing, both of Tompkinsville; seven
grandchildren, Loren, Reagan, and Cooper White, Cade Painter, Mack
Strehle, and Slayton and Paxtyn Cropper.

Graveside services were held conducted at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, October,
30, 2020 at Beech Grove Cemetery.  Military Honors were provided by
DAV Chapter 20 of Glasgow.

In Lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Shriners
Children’s Hospital of Cincinnati, Ohio in honor of Jack.
Anderson-Bartley Funeral Home is both honored and privileged to be
entrusted with the care of Mr. Jackie Cropper.

 

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