Mr. Terrance D. Pigg

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November 21, 1965 – July 16, 2017

Services

Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Visitation: 5:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M.
Nelson & Sons Chapel Murfreesboro
448 E. Burton St., Murfreesboro, TN

Thursday, July 20, 2017
Family Visitation: 11:00 A.M.
Funeral Service: 12:00 Noon

Eastside Church of Christ
307 Water Street
Petersburg, Tennessee  37144

Interment
Mulberry Cemetery
Lincoln Co., Tennessee

Terrance “Terry” D. Pigg was born November 21, 1965 in Lewisburg, TN. He was the son of Joe L. Greer, Jr., and the late Robbie Pigg of Lewisburg. Terry left this earthly life Sunday, July 16, 2017.

Terry leaves to cherish his memories, a loving and devoted wife, Cotina Whitaker-Pigg and one daughter, Jordyn Elizabeth Pigg, both of Murfreesboro, TN. Two sisters, Kersha (Clabe) Pigg of Murfreesboro and Virginia Faye Greer of Lewisburg. Five brothers, Cedric (Ann) Pigg, Harold (Stephanie) Pigg, Darren Pigg, Joe (Lisa) Greer III, and Stanley (Kim) Greer, all of Lewisburg, TN.; along with a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Dreyton John William Sims

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July 9, 2007 – July 6, 2017

Service

Saturday, July 15, 2017
Visitation: 11:00 A.M.
Funeral Service: 12:00 Noon

Bird Street Church of Christ
428 Bird Street
Shelbyville, Tennessee

Internment
Cedar Grove Cemetery
Belfast, Tennessee

Dreyton John William Sims was born on July 9, 2007 to Andre and Michelle Sims, in Smyrna, Tennessee. As a baby, he was always so loving by giving hugs, his special laugh, and just full of happiness. Dreyton always captured everyone with his beautiful smile and brown eyes. He made friends and touched many lives of people everywhere he went. Dreyton loved animals, fishing, motocross sports, video games, and especially his passion for football which made him so unique, and of course he was just “All Boy”. Dreyton loved being outdoors playing with his brothers, cousins, and friends. He brought so much joy to his family and friends. Dreyton played football for the junior pro leagues of Smyrna Bulldogs and Oakland.

Dreyton was always seen on the sidelines after all of his football games, cheering for his brother “TJ”, and the teams within his league. He often loved to be a special helper during his Uncle Rod and Grandfather’s games. He wanted to be a Defensive Back in the NFL. His favorite football teams were Alabama Crimson Tide and the Greenbay Packers. He also loved the University of Kentucky’s basketball team and would tell you they are going to win the NCAA Tournament every year. Dreyton attended school in Rutherford County, at Mitchell Nielson and in Bedford County, at Liberty Way.

 At the time of his transition from his time with his family and friends here to his time with God, he continued loving nothing more than spending time with his family. Dreyton will always be remembered for being so loving, happy, laughing, and always smiling.

Dreyton was preceded in death by his great grandparents John William (Bertie Mae) Ewing of Shelbyville, TN, Andrew Jack (Lucy Mae) Sims, Sr. of Shelbyville, TN and John (Joy) Carpenter of Shawnee, CO.

Dreyton leaves to cherish his memories, his loving mother, Michelle Sims of Shelbyville, TN; devoted father, Andre Sims of Smyrna, TN; loving siblings, Daesun Sims of Tampa, FL, Mersaydes Vela of Shelbyville, TN, Kaleb Vela of Shelbyville, TN and Tahjay “TJ” Sims of Shelbyville, TN; devoted grandparents, Mary Sims of Smyrna, TN, Andrew Jack Jr. (Marilyn) Sims of LaVergne, TN, David (Susan) Carpenter of Shawnee, CO; devoted uncles, Rod Sims of  Smyrna, TN, Tyrek Collier of  Antioch, TN and Matthew Carpenter of Shawnee, CO; great uncles, William Ewing of Nashville, TN and Tommie Lee Sims of Columbus, OH; loving aunts, Shameka Sims of Smyrna, TN and Valerie Carpenter of Shawnee, CO; great aunts, Karen Johnson of Shelbyville, TN, Lisa Sparrow of Shelbyville, TN and Gayle Sparrow Maher of Shelbyville, TN; special cousins, Alexus Spinks of Smyrna, TN, Aneesia Spinks of Smyrna, TN and Xavier Hamby of Smyrna, TN; along with a host of devoted cousins, family and friends of the family.

Mr. Jeffrey Conrad Chatman

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September 23, 1963 – July 18, 2016

Service

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

Services

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

Interment
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.

Mrs. Mary A. Osborne

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January 1, 1934 – July 15, 2015
Graveside Service

Thursday, July 16, 2015
2:00 P.M.

Greenwood Main Cemetery
Garden of Hope
Nashville, Tennessee

Mrs. Mary A. Osborne was born on January 1, 1934 and passed away at Cumberland Manor Nursing Center in Nashville, TN on Wednesday, July 15, 2015. She is survived by her two daughters, Diane (Perry) Alexander and Sandra Tribue; six sons, John Osborne, Jr., Michael Osborne, Barry Osborne, Alan Osborne, Sr., Orrin (Claudia) Osborne and Joseph Scott (Yolanda) Osborne, Sr.; 21 grandchildren; 47 great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.