Obituaries

 

Edith Belle Hollis Carlisle, 68

RED BOILING SPRINGS-Funeral services for Edith Belle Hollis Carlisle of Red Boiling Springs were held here Tuesday, August 25, 2009.

Mrs. Carlisle passed away Saturday, August 22, 2009 at the St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville.

She was born June 11, 1941 in Macon County to Jewel Hackett Belle of Red Boiling Springs and the late Bert Belle. On July 20, 1974, she married Alvin Roy “Buddy” Carlisle, who preceded her in death on November 11, 1993. She was a garment factory worker and a member of the Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church.

In addition to her mother, she is survived by daughter Lisa Hagan of Red Boiling Springs; sons and daughters-in-law Tim and Wanda Hollis of Red Boiling Springs and Kyle and Lisa Hollis of Lafayette; granddaughter Veronica Hagan of Austin Tracy (KY); grandsons Johnathan Hagan of Red Boiling Springs and Zack Hollis of Lafayette; step-children Terry, Vickie, Benny, Tommy and their children; step-grandchildren Tracy (Scott) Shafer, Crystal Enoch all of Carthage, and Jennifer (Dewayne) Poindexter of Cookeville; and step-great-grandchildren Derrick Shafer, Alexis Tisdale and Kara O’Regan.

Services were conducted from the chapel of Anderson and Son Funeral Home with Joey Hackett officiating. Burial was in the Whitley Cemetery in Red Boiling Springs. Serving as pallbearers were Lance Spivey, Chad Spivey, Michael Bell, R.J. Spivey, John Carlisle, and Waylon Hackett. Honorary pallbearers were Edna Woodard, Bowdoin Smith, M.D., the doctors and staff at St. Thomas Hospital, Johnathan Hagan, Zack Hollis, and family and friends.

Anderson and Son Funeral Home of Red Boiling Springs was in charge of arrangements.

 

Terry Lee Birdwell, 58

CELINA-Funeral services for Terry Lee Birdwell of Red Boiling Springs were held here Thursday, August 27, 2009.

Mr. Birdwell passed away Tuesday, August 25, 2009 at Skyline Medical Center in Nashville.

He was born April 8, 1951 in Lebanon to Rosaline (Asberry) Birdwell of Red Boiling Springs and the late Alan C. Birdwell. As a young child his family moved to Indiana. He and his wife fostered and adopted children through the state of Indiana. He was member of the Indiana Foster Care and Adoption Association, and he co-facilitated the Hamilton County Foster and Adoptive Support Group of Westfield (IN). He was a member of The Journey Church of Westfield and was a member of their leadership team. He was a woodcrafter and enjoyed hunting in Tennessee.

In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by sister Tena Combs of Kentucky.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by wife Marylou A. Birdwell of Red Boiling Springs; daughters Michele Lee (Steve) of Indiana, Rachael Beaupre of Indiana, Amanda, and Lilly Birdwell both of Red Boiling Springs; sons David Cannon, Jr. (Samantha) of Massachusetts, Aaron Birdwell of Indiana, and Dexter Birdwell of Red Boiling Springs; grandchildren Kevin, Kristen, Micayla, and Jerris Lee of Indiana, David Cannon III, Tanya, Hailey, and Alexandria of Massachusetts, and Victoria, Casey, and Dominique Beaupre of Indiana.

Services were conducted from the chapel of Hall Funeral Home. Burial was in the Jonestown Cemetery.

Hall Funeral Home of Celina was in charge of arrangements.