March 14, 1931―Feb. 20, 2013
Mack Bryan Stanley Sr., 81, of Nashville, passed away Feb. 20, 2013. A Celebration of Life service will be held at noon Saturday, Feb. 23, at Woodmont Christian Church, Hillsboro Rd., with the Rev. Clay Stauffer and Dr. Roy Stauffer officiating. Visitation will be held with the family at the church from 4 to 6 p.m. tonight, Feb. 22, and again Saturday one hour prior to the service. Interment to follow at Woodlawn Memorial Park.
He was born March 14, 1931, in Sparta, TN, to the late Luther Thomas and Rhea Simmons Stanley. He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Patricia Horne Stanley; his children, Mack Bryan Stanley Jr. of Atlanta, GA, and, Edmund Luther Stanley and daughter-in-law, Tam Baker Stanley; and two grandchildren, John Mack Stanley and Charles Gray Stanley, all of Franklin, TN; many nieces, nephews, and great nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by sisters, Jessie Coleman, Ruby Carmack, Thelma Hutchings and Ann Butler; and brothers, Henry (infant) and Joe T. Stanley.
He grew up in Crossville and attended the University of Tennessee-Knoxville. He served in the U.S. Air Force then moved to Knoxville to work for Union Carbide K25 at Oak Ridge. He then worked for Rowe Transfer and later moved to Nashville and worked for Ray Carter Trucking of Memphis. He went into the trucking business for himself in 1964 and remained in the Nashville area for the rest of his life, later building condos and developing commercial real estate, especially around Crossville and Sparta.
He enjoyed golf and some traveling in his earlier years, but later in life his favorite pastime was raising, showing and caring for his Arabian horses. He was a member of Woodmont Christian Church and enjoyed the Monday afternoon 4 p.m. Men’s group, all of whom are invited to be honorary pallbearers.
Those to serve as active pallbearers include his sons, Bryan Jr. and Ed, Sid Stanley, Greg Stanley, Craig Stanley and Steve Moore. Honorary pallbearers include Robert Agee, Wendell Spicer, L.T. Thurman, Bob Mitchell, Vaughn Swafford, Tom Bean and Jim Bean.
Arrangements by Woodlawn-Roesch-Patton Funeral Home (www.woodlawn-roesch-pattonfh.com) at 660 Thompson Lane, Nashville.
March 14, 1931―Feb. 20, 2013
Gwendolyn “Kaye” Sohl, 62, of Nashville, formerly of Crossville, passed away April 18, 2014. Funeral services were held Wednesday, April 23, at noon from the chapel of Hood Funeral Home. Burial was in Linary Cemetery. Bro. Steve Watts and Bro. Tim Watts officiated.
Eva Lee Perry, 89, of Crossville, passed away April 21, 2014, at her home in Crossville. Funeral services will be held today, April 25, at First Baptist Church beginning at 3 p.m., with Pastor Stephen Perry officiating. Interment will be in Lantana Cemetery.
Mrs. Perry was born May 25, 1924, in Crossville, the daughter of John McKinley and Sarah Jane (Delk) Hyder.
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April Marie Parker, 35, of Crossville, passed away at her home April 19, 2014. Funeral service will be today, April 23, at 1 p.m., with Pastor Ralph Reagan officiating. Burial will follow in Woody Cemetery.
Charles M. Lovitt, 77, of Crossville, passed away April 6, 2014, at Kindred Care Rehab in Algood. Memorial services will be held Saturday, April 26, at 10:30 a.m. from the Chapel of Hood Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Green Acres Memory Gardens. Pastor Robert Krueger will officiate.
David Franklin King, 72, Crossville, passed away on April 18, 2014, at his home. Funeral service will be today, April 22, at 2 p.m. at Crossville Memorial Funeral Home, with Donald Wattenbarger officiating. Burial will follow at Tolletts Chapel Cemetery.
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William Edward Day, 89, of Crab Orchard, passed away April 14, 2014, at Cumberland Medical Center in Crossville. Funeral services were held April 17, with Bro. Bob Hawkins officiating.
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