Munford Chapel Ebituaries

Mae "Lucy" Hughes

Mae “Lucy” Hughes

Munford, Tn.


Mae “Lucy” Hughes was born in Ashland City, Tn. on September 21, 1946.

Due to a tragic parental accident, she was raised by her aunt and uncle, Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Schipani of Nashville, Tn.

She came to love and appreciate their kindness so much, she always referred to them as her parents and their sons (Joe & Pat) as her brothers.

Lucy was an L.P.N. for several years, and graduated from the Methodist School of Nursing on Dec. 17, 1982. She then spent 26 years as an R.N. at the Elvis Presley Memorial Trauma Center (O.R.) in Memphis.

She loved to travel and was very proud of the fact that she had visited every state.

Lucy is survived by her husband Reed;  daughter, Shanon Kruse; grandchildren, Nichole Affre, Travis Kruse, Kathrine Kruse, Joseph Purtle, Dusty Box, Brianna Scott, David Hughes;  great-grandchildren, Alexia Affre, Mason Affre, Kaeva Kruse; brothers, Joe and Pat Schipani.  She was predeceased by her mother, Cora Jane Driver, and her aunt and uncle, Joseph and Mattie Schipani.

Lucy was truly loved by many and her legacy of kindness and caring about other people first will long endure in the hearts and minds of her family and friends.

The family will receive friends from 9:30 a.m. until the memorial service at 10 a.m. on Thursday, April 27th at Munford Funeral Home-Munford Chapel.


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David Andrew Russell

american-flagDavid Andrew Russell, 66, died April 19, 2017 at home. Mr. Russell was a wholesale parts salesman for Gossett Motors, Inc. He was a Marine Corps veteran of Vietnam, Arm for Life Mens Ministry, member of VFW, and member of Wounded Warriors. He was a devoted family man and very faithful Christian. The family will receive friends from 5-8 pm. Saturday, April 22 and Service will be 2 p.m. Sunday, April 23, both at Munford Chapel. Interment will be in Helen Crigger Cemetery. He is survived by his wife of 36 years, Marcia Kay Russell; Daughter, Debra Flanagan Webster (Jerry); four Sisters, Donna Russell Axley (David), Evon Vickers (Ray), Ruth McCullough, Sharee Kaesberg (Don); two Brothers, Eddie Bryson (Rhonda), Dewayne Bryson (Tracy); two Grandchildren Kaylin Mayse Greganti (Chris) and Erin Ozbun Armstrong (Cory);  Godchild, Michelle Collett (Seth);  two Great-grandchildren, Avery Clare Greganti and Willow Kay Armstrong. Munford Funeral Home Munford Chapel 901-837-0123

Jackie Neal Harris

Jackie Neal Harris, 49, died April 15, 2017. Mr. Harris was a Trim Carpenter for Ross Hoy and was a member of the Gospel of Christ Tabernacle. The family will receive friends from 5-8 p.m. Thursday, April 20 and service will be 11 a.m. Friday, April 21, both at Munford Chapel. Interment will be in Helen Crigger Cemetery. He leaves his wife of 25 years, Loretta Harris; two sons, Thomas Harris (Rebekah), Bradley Neal Harris; parents, James Thomas and Carolyn Childress; sister, Donna Ragghianti; and one brother Jamie Murphy. Two brothers preceded him, Billy Harris and Jeffrey Harris. He also leaves two grandchildren, Brooklynn Harris and Emerson Pace. Munford Funeral Home Munford Chapel 901-837-0123

Dennis Edward Brown

american-flagdennis brown picDennis Edward Brown, 69, of Mooresville NC formally of Munford, TN, passed away on Saturday, March 25, 2017, at Lake Norman Regional Medical Center, Mooresville, NC. Born January 23, 1948, in Mooresville NC, he was the son of the late Alvin and Delores Gilson Brown. He was a retired Chief for the US Navy. Following his retirement from service, he worked and retired from Federal Express in December 2012. In addition to his parents, Dennis was preceded in death by the mother of his children and first wife, Ellen Bradley Brown; brother, Barry Brown and sister, Ann Brown Robey. He is survived by his current wife of Judy Brown; sons, Brian Strickland (Sara), of Las Vegas, NV, Mickey Strickland (Jan), of Munford, TN, and Darrell Brown (Brandy), of Munford, TN; Step-Daughters, Valerie Ann Johnson (Andrew), of Denver, NC, and Laurie Lee Oliphant, of Charlotte; brother, Father David Brown, of Belmont, NC; sisters, Laurie Brown Courtney (James) and Carroll Brown Henson (Wayne); step-mother, Linda Edwards Brown; step-sisters, Mary Linda Whitledge and Michelle Reynolds and twelve grandchildren. A memorial service will be held at 1 PM, Tuesday, April 11, 2017, at Munford Funeral Home Munford Chapel located at 1136 Tipton RD Munford TN 38058. The family will receive friends at 12:30pm before the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Memphis, TN in his memory.

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Robert Wayne "Captain Wayne" Wallace

Robert Wayne “Captain Wayne” Wallace, 66, Superintendant
for Standard Maintenance, died April 6, 2017. Always ready to
lend a hand, he loved to fish, was a loving father to his sons, a
loving brother to all his siblings and Pawpaw to all his grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Catherine
He is survived by his sons, Michael Wallace and Jeremy
Wallace (Lindsay); sisters, Bonnie Woodard and Susan Cook,
brother, John Wallace, grandchildren, Aiden, Savannah, Emma,
Gabrielle, Dustin and Brandon, and two great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 5 - 8 p.m. on Sunday, April
9 with the Funeral Service 11 a.m. Monday, April 10 all at Munford
Funeral Home Munford Chapel. Burial in Helen Crigger
Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the American
Heart Association.
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