Mrs. Allene Jordan

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November 24, 1944 – August 21, 2016


Thursday, August 25, 2016
Lie In State: 9:00 A.M.
Family Visitation: 10:00 A.M.
Funeral Service: 11:00 A.M.

The Temple Church
3810 Kings Lane
Nashville, Tennessee  37218

Friday, August 26, 2016
10:00 A.M.
Middle Tennessee Veterans Cemetery
Pegram, Tennessee

Mr. Jeffrey Conrad Chatman

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September 23, 1963 – July 18, 2016


Friday, July 22, 2016
Family Visitation:  10:00 A.M
Memorial Service:  11:00 A.M

Looby Center Theater
2301 Rosa L. Parks Blvd
Nashville,  Tennessee

Jeffrey Conrad Chatman, “Big Nasty” was born September 23, 1963 to Melvin Chatman, Sr. and Velma Beard Chatman. He departed this earthly life Monday, July 18, 2016 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He was preceded in death by one sister, Jacqueline McKinney; one brother, Melvin Chatman, Jr.; and one sister-in-law, Linnett Chatman.

Jeffrey accepted Christ at Beards Chapel Baptist Church in Springfield, TN at an early age. He was educated in the Robertson County school system and graduated from Springfield High School where he was the runner-up state championship in wrestling along with the MVP in baseball. Jeffrey went on to play football at TSU in what he called “the winning years,” one of which the team had an 11-0 record.  He always enjoyed sports, supporting the community and reaching the lives of youth.  He later married Lisa and with this marriage, they shared 28 years together.

Jeffrey worked with Metro Parks & Recreation for over 20 years. He was active with the youth at the community center; he was a licensed magician and he formed and lead a youth magic group; he worked with the boy scouts; he worked with Easter Seals Special Olympics; and he was a member of the 33rd Shriner and Mason. Jeffrey just loved the youth and interacting with people.

He leaves to cherish his memories loving wife, Lisa Chatman; two daughters, Jelisa Cierra Chatman and Belinda Yarbrough; two sons, Dequon Polk and Jordan Cortez Chatman; sisters, Carol (Robert) Merritt, Rachelle (Bobby) Brown, Tonya (Fred) Hammonds and Aisha Miller; brothers, Bobby Chatman and Karl (Sylvia) Chatman; sister-in-law, Dorthea Chatman; in-laws, Fred and Lena Hamilton; grandmother in-law, Juanita Hamilton; brother in-law, Darryl (Nicole) Hamilton; a host of nieces and nephews including a special bond with Carols’ son, Josh; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Mrs. Mildred Sue “Mickey” Banks

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January 27, 1943 – July 9, 2016


Friday, July 15, 2016
Public Viewing: 3:00 P.M. – 6:00 P.M.
Nelson & Sons Chapel Murfreesboro
448 East Burton St, Murfreesboro, TN

Saturday, July 16, 2016
Lie In State: 10:00 A.M.
Family Visitation: 11:00 A.M.
Funeral Service: 12:00 Noon

Silver Springs Missionary Baptist Church
129 Mill Lane
Smyrna, Tennessee

Silver Springs Cemetery
Smyrna, Tennessee

Mildred Sue “Mickey” Banks was born on January 27, 1943 and transitioned from this earthly life on July 9, 2016.  She was the daughter to the late Cora Miles and the late James Spann. 

Mickey professed hope in Christ at an early age and joined Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church, Smyrna, TN under the leadership of Reverend O.C. McClain where she sang in the youth choir.  After returning home to Tennessee from Missouri, she joined Silver Springs Missionary Baptist Church. 

Mickey was educated in Rutherford County and Pontiac Michigan.  She received training/licenses in cosmetology and barber.  She also ventured into culinary and became a restaurant owner.  Before retiring, she was a certified nursing assistant.  

Mickey was preceded in death by her parents and daughter Angela Tate Smith, brother Bruce Calvin Clark, and sisters Irma Ceola Alexander and Gwendylin Marcie Turner. 

She leaves to cherish her loving memory devoted daughters Valentina Marshelle Tate of Selma, TX and Rhonda Katasha Tate of Austin, TX; granddaughters Angjhan Kashelle Smith of St. Robert, MO and Kazaria Eriana Gaines of Austin, TX; sisters Marion (Eddie) Appleton of Smyrna, TN, Sophia Clark of Murfreesboro, TN, and Polly Johnson of Murfreesboro, TN; brother Casey (Joyce) Clark of Murfreesboro, TN; uncle Charlie (Alena) Spann of Smyrna, TN; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, devoted cousin Zinobi Puryear, friends, and devoted friends Bobbie Jean Black, Annie Evans, Sandra Kenton, and Diane Lawrence.

Mr. Richard M. Peoples, Sr.

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May 2, 1944 – June 24, 2016

Memorial Service
Sunday, July 3, 2016

Sand Hill Church of Christ
315 Fergus Road
La Vergne, Tennessee

In Lieu of Flowers
Memorial donations may be made to
511 Jean Drive, LaVergne, TN 37086

 RICHARD M. PEOPLES, SR. was born in Perth Amboy, New Jersey, on May 2, 1944 to the late Eleanor Hrabar Peoples and Richard Lee Peoples. After several bouts of pneumonia, and a devastating decline in his overall health this year, he peacefully departed this life at his home on June 24, 2016, surrounded by his wife and several family members and close friends.

Rich was a Grade IV Water and Wastewater Treatment Chief Operator and worked for various Municipal governments in TN. for over 30 years. He founded VetsNiteOut, a 501c3 corporation for the benefit of Veterans and their families, organized and led the Annual Ride to Remember Alzheimer’s Benefits 1-8, was a long-time member of the HOG – Harley Owners Group, Smith-Wilson CMT-Abate, and Rolling Thunder TN 1, the VFW Post 8422 in Smyrna, TN, and an affiliate of countless other groups, as well as a good friend to everyone, and a devoted and cherished husband, parent, grandparent and family member to his entire family. Without a doubt, he was the “nicest person” most people ever met.

Richard is survived by his wife, Linda Martin-Peoples (of LaVergne, TN) and her family: his step-daughter Hillary Martin Stevens, son-in-law Curtis W. Stevens, and granddaughter, Summer Kate Stevens (of Smyrna, TN.)
He will be greatly missed by his children and their families: Son Richard M. Peoples, Jr. (of TN), grandson Connor Peoples and Heath Guyton, and their mother Shelby Guyton (of Smyrna, TN) ; Daughter Stephanie Wiley, and grandchildren Hannah and Mason Wiley (of Murfreesboro, TN);
Daughter Cyndi Jones, son-in-law Cory Jones and granddaughter Abigail Jones (of Cape Coral, FL);
and the children’s mother, Patricia McCutcheon, as well as her brothers: Jim, Peter and Paul Kulpa and their families in New Jersey.
Rich also leaves behind, and will be greatly missed by, countless friends, a host of nieces, nephews and cousins, and his beloved ‘Biker Family’.

Mrs. Berthene Lucille Webb

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August 14, 1929 – June 23, 2016


Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Public Viewing: 6:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M.
Nelson & Sons Chapel Murfreesboro
448 Burton St, Murfreesboro, TN

Thursday, June 30, 2016
Lie In State: 10:00 A.M.
Family Visitation: 11:00 A.M.
Funeral Service: 12:00 Noon

Sand Hill Church of Christ
315 Fergus Road
La Vergne, Tennessee

Sand Hill Cemetery
La Vergne, Tennessee

Berthene Lucille Webb, was born August 14, 1929 in Lascassas, Tennessee, to Zelia Waller and George Washington Ridley. She grew up in Rutherford County and accepted Jesus Christ as her Savior very young. She married Cleotis Webb, Sr., June 19, 1948. They had 7 children. She was a member of St. James C.M.E. church for 72 years where she served as a Stewardess. She was loving, caring and enjoyed talking about politics and watching sports. She had a great sense of humor and always could make people laugh. Her love and laughter will dwell among us eternally. She transitioned to her eternal resting place June 23, 2016.

She was preceded in death by Cleotis Webb, Sr., and survived by daughters, Zelia Rucker, Barbara Beniman, Valerie Webb, Kimley Webb, Sandy Flavin, Molly Phillips and Jennifer McFall; sons, Cleotis Webb, Jr., Clarence Webb and Byrall Maurice Webb; 20 grandchildren; 45 great-grandchildren along with many other relatives and dear friends.

Mrs. Winifred Lee Richardson

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November 29, 1930 – June 13, 2016


Saturday, June 18, 2016
Lie In State: 12:00 Noon
Family Visitation:  1:00 P.M.
Funeral Service: 2:00 P.M.

Nelson & Sons Chapel Murfreesboro
448 East Burton Street
Murfreesboro, Tennessee

Winifred Lee Richardson affectionately known as “Sista” was born on November 29, 1930 to the late Emanuel and Charlotte Hunter in Tampa, Florida. She went home to be with the Lord on Monday, June 13, 2016 at the Life Care Center of Hickory Woods in Lavergne, TN. She was preceded in death by her parents, Emanuel and Charlotte Hunter, three brothers, Emanuel Hunter Jr, (Ruth), Rudolph Hunter (Clara) and Alfred Hunter. She was educated in Florida (attended Catholic schools) and received a practical nursing license from the Florida State Board of Nursing in 1960.

She professed her faith in Christ at an early age and was confirmed by the Catholic Church. Later in life she converted to the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) faith. She was a faithful member of Coppin Chapel AME Church in Indianapolis, IN for many years.

She united in holy matrimony with James Mintze in 1951 and from that union was born four children. On March 30, 1971 she united in holy matrimony for the second time with Edward Richardson and raised her four children and his son. They were married for 45 years.

She leaves to remember her life: Her husband, Edward Richardson; three daughters, Janice Thomas (Leon Angelo), Thewana Winbush, Robin Bullock (Ricky); one son, James Mintze, Jr.; one son, Edward Richardson Jr.; nine grandchildren, nine great grandchildren, one god child; and a host of brother and sister in-laws, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.