Southern Tennessee Ladies Society meeting, Wednesday, Jan. 4 at Franklin County Country Club. Social time and silent auction 9:30 a.m. Meeting at 10 a.m. with the program, “Get Fit with Janet Rogers-Schnarr.” Luncheon $10 (includes dessert, coffee, tea, tax and tip). Make reservations by noon, Dec. 28 by calling Tina 967-4813 or Iris 967-6095 or firstname.lastname@example.org Visit www.southerntnladies.com
Friday Senior Dance And Christmas Party Fun
All senior citizens (age 55 and older) are invited to the Franklin County Senior Center Friday night dance and Christmas party Friday, Dec. 23 at 6:30 p.m. at the center located behind Southern Tennessee Medical Center in Winchester. Enjoy a modern-day Santa and two of his helpers (most seniors are out of touch with the old, original Santa and this newer model might be more fun). Also enjoy the gift exchange and ham giveaway as well as several other give-aways. Enjoy the women and men separation that lets you draw for a new partner for the first dance to the music of the Diamond Ridge Band. Info., 967-0741 or visit www.franklincountyseniorcitizens.com
“The Way We Worked” Smithsonian Exhibition
Cowan Railroad Museum presents the Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibition, “The Way We Worked,” going on now through April 21 at the Cowan Center for the Arts (old Cowan Baptist Church building). Admission is free, but donations are accepted. Hours, Tuesdays through Fridays, 4-7 p.m.; Saturdays 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sundays 1-4 p.m. School day trips and other groups should call to schedule appointment. Info., 691-0722 or visit Smithsonian.CowanRailroadMuseum.org.
Tennessee Valley Woodworkers Club meeting Tuesday, Dec. 20, 7 p.m., University of Tennessee Space Institute (Rm. H111). Super annual Show and Tell program. Come and show off what you’ve done or discuss any wood related subjects. The Club has members from several counties in Middle Tenn. and Northern Alabama. Everyone is welcome.
Christmas Eve Mass: “The Nativity of our Lord,” is Saturday, Dec. 24 at 4 p.m. at St. Agnes’ Episcopal Church in Cowan. Christmas Eve Mass is a traditional evening service with lessons, carols and Holy Communion. Cider and Christmas cookies will be served in the parish hall following the service. St. Agnes’ is located in downtown Cowan at 105 East England St. First-time visitors are always welcome. Info., 636-6313.
Winchester Little League will have signups for the 2012 season on Jan. 22 at First Baptist Church 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Jan. 24 at Broadview School Cafeteria 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Jan. 28 at First Baptist Church 9 a.m. to noon. All players must be age 4 to 12 years old by April 31. If you have any questions contact Shanna Stovall 308-6347, Brandi Farris at 205-1789, Todd Foster at 691-9498 or Jimmy Davis at 307-5444.
The preliminary to the Ms. Tennessee and Ms. Tennessee Outstanding Teen Pageant is Saturday, Jan. 28 at 6 p.m. at Franklin County High School. The following counties are eligible to compete: Franklin, Coffee, Moore, Lincoln, Grundy, Marion, Hamilton, Sequatchie, Warren, Bedford, Marshall, Giles, Maury, Williamson, Rutherford, Cannon, Davidson and Wilson. You must live, work or go to school in one of these counties. www.missamerica4kids.com
AEDC Woman’s Club, invites the community to their fundraising Valentine’s dinner and dance Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012 at Arnold Lakeside Center in Tullahoma. Proceeds benefit the club’s Scholarship Foundation. The Timeline Band will perform dance favorites. A silent auction will keep everyone busy until the band gets started. Info., reservations, call Patti Mathis, 580-8898. Surprise your sweetheart with a special night of dining and dancing!
Accepting applications for Low Income Home Energy Assistance. Call 967-1438 for appointments.
DAMRON, James, age 93 of Huntland, passed away on Monday, Nov. 25, 2013, at his residence. He was a veteran of World War II and was proud to have served as Huntland’s mayor for several years. He loved raising cattle and being out on the farm. He was preceded in death by his wife, Marianna Stovall Damron; parents, Charles Fred Damron and Bettie Jane Smith Damron; a brother, Charles Damron; and a sister, Freddelene Ruch. He is survived by his brother, Alwayne Damron of Huntland; a nephew, Gary Damron; four nieces, Betty Stewart, Billie Gay Smith, Cindy Von Halle and Jo Beth Damron; and several great nieces and nephews. Visitation with the family was held on Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Moore-Cortner Funeral Home in Winchester. Funeral services were conducted on Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013, at 1 p.m. at Moore-Cortner Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Bob Salmon officiating. Interment was in the Mt. Carmel Cemetery. Moore-Cortner Funeral Home, 300 1st Ave. N.W., Winchester, TN 37398 in charge of local arrangements, 967-2222. Send on-line condolences to www.moorecortner.com
HARVEY JACKS, JR.
JACKS, Harvey, Jr., age 83 of Belvidere, passed away on Monday, Nov. 25, 2013, at Southern Tennessee Medical Center in Winchester. He was a farmer. Preceding him in death were his parents, Harvey Jacks, Sr. and Velma Green Jacks; a son, Johnny Ray Jacks; two sisters, Gertrude King and Ruby Sue Culver; five brothers, Billy Ray Henshaw, Roy Henshaw, Orville Henshaw, John T. Jacks and Kenneth Henshaw. He is survived by a sister, Lillian S. Barnes; devoted friend, Don Ashley; and several nieces and nephews. Visitation with the family was held on Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Moore-Cortner Funeral Home in Winchester. Funeral services were conducted on Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013, at 9:30 a.m. at Moore-Cortner Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Lester Ashley officiating. Interment was in the Mt. View Cemetery. Moore-Cortner Funeral Home, 300 1st Ave. N.W., Winchester, TN 37398 in charge of local arrangements, 967-2222. Send on-line condolences to www.moorecortner.com
RAY E. FRAZIER
FRAZIER, Dr. Ray E., age 91 of Tullahoma, passed away Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013, at his residence. Dr. Frazier was born in Second Creek, WV to the late Gordon and Nina Carter Frazier. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a grandchild, Benjamin Rutherford and a great grandchild, Grace Edwards. Dr. Frazier was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Tullahoma. He was a dentist in Tullahoma for 31 years and was a World War II veteran, having served his country in the U.S. Navy. Dr. Frazier is survived by his wife, Donna Frazier of Tullahoma; a step-son, Mike (Emily) Rutherford of Tullahoma; a step-daughter, Cindy (Bill) Macon of Rochester, MN; four grandchildren, Heather (Ryan) Edwards, Abbey (Will) Logan, Emily Macon and Riley Macon; and a great grandchild, Stella Edwards. Visitation with the family will be held on Friday, Nov. 29, 2013, from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. at Tullahoma Funeral Home in Tullahoma. Funeral services will be conducted on Friday, Nov. 29, 2013, at 2 p.m. in the Tullahoma Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Pat Allison and Rev. Paul Purdue officiating. Interment will follow in the Rose Hill Memorial Gardens in Tullahoma. The family has requested for those who wish to make donations in Dr. Frazier’s name to the Children’s Ministry at Cedar Lane and Dossett Chapel Children’s Program at First United Methodist Church. Tullahoma Funeral Home, 401 Westside Dr., Tullahoma, TN in charge of arrangements, 455-4567, condolences may be left for the family online at www.tullahomafuneralhome.com
CONN, Edna, age 88, of Decherd, departed this life suddenly on Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013, at Manchester Healthcare Center. Mrs. Conn was a member of the Farris Chapel United Methodist Church. She worked for R&W Clothing Industry for many years before retiring. Mrs. Conn was a loving and devoted wife to her late husband, Jack Conn, for 64 years. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her mother, Biddie Kilgore. Mrs. Conn is survived by a sister, Nancy Wilson; two nephews, Wade (Carolyn) Bassett of Manchester and Bobby (Claudine) Conn of Florida; six nieces, Tammie (Buck) Morris of Winchester, Betty Coker of Decherd, Margie Gipson of Manchester, Peggy Curtis of Decherd, Joan (Harold) Jones of Belvidere, and Jane (Douglas) Crowell of Texas; a cousin, Bobby (Magdalene) Nunley of Grundy County; and a special friend, Carolyn Bearden of Hillsboro. Visitation with the family was held on Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Moore-Cortner Funeral Home in Winchester. The funeral service was conducted on Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013, at 11 a.m. in the Moore-Cortner Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Ross Peterson officiating. Interment followed in the Mt. Garner Cemetery in Decherd. Moore-Cortner Funeral Home, 300 1st Ave. N.W., Winchester, TN 37398 in charge of local arrangements, 967-2222. Send on-line condolences to www.moorecortner.com