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PAUL TRAINOR

 TRAINOR, Paul Warren (Major, U.S. Army, retired), began his march to Heaven on July 3, 2019, following 94 years of love and devotion to his family, country and community. He will joyfully reunite there with his wife, Robbie Alberta (Kirby) Trainor; parents, Helen Pauline (Nagle) Trainor and Thomas John Trainor; granddaughter, Lauren Moore; and great-grandson, Samuel Moore. He leaves behind a son and daughter-in-law, Bobby (Carron) Trainor; daughter, and son-in-law, Helen “Polly” Trainor (Mac) Moore; four grandchildren, Darrell (Dianne) Moore, Chris (Haley) Trainor, David (Kristie) Trainor and Paul Moore; three great-grandchildren, Jackson, Linley and Abigayle Moore; along with countless other relatives and close friends. During his lifetime, Paul served his country, retiring after 21 years in the Army Medical Service Corps. followed by another 25 years as assistant administrator at what was previously Franklin County Hospital and administrator of the nursing home associated with the hospital. Paul was a devoted and loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and community volunteer. He loved music, enjoyed reading, crossword puzzles and watching television. The last 55 years of his life were spent in Winchester. Over those years he was actively involved in Rotary, American Red Cross Blood drive and Service to Military Families, Auxiliary Police, Civil Defense, the Franklin County High School Rebel Pride Marching Band, Emergency Management, and provided a helping hand to anyone who needed it. He was a longtime member of the Winchester Church of Christ where he served in a number of capacities as well as a deacon and elder for many years. Visitation was held on Tuesday, July 9, 2019, from 5-8 p.m. at Moore-Cortner Funeral Home in Winchester. Funeral services were conducted on Wednesday, July 10, 2019, at 11 a.m. at Winchester Church of Christ. Interment followed in the Franklin Memorial Gardens in Winchester with members of the Winchester Rotary Club and elders and deacons of the Winchester Church of Christ serving as honorary pallbearers. The family would like to extend their heartfelt thanks to the staff and management of Southern Manor Living Centers of Winchester, Avalon Hospice of Winchester and Dr. Sherri Walker and staff for their care and compassion. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to the Rotary Club of Winchester, American Red Cross, Franklin County High School Band Backers or Winchester Christian Academy. Moore-Cortner Funeral Home, 300 First Ave. NW, Winchester, TN 37398, 931-967-2222, www.moorecortner.com.

 

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TONY GILLIAM

 GILLIAM, Tony Dale, age 56 of Winchester, passed away on Sunday, June 30, 2019. A native of Franklin County, he was born on Sept. 5, 1962, in Winchester. At the time of his passing, Tony was employed at Microcraft, where he had worked for over 37 years. He enjoyed dirt track racing, four-wheeling and camping and was an avid Nascar fan. Tony was preceded in death by his father, Charles Gilliam and grandparents, Preston and Dorothy Hill and Billy and Mattie Gilliam. He is survived by his wife, Patricia Gilliam of Winchester; daughter, Laura Renee (Jason) Curtis of Winchester; grandson, Caleb Curtis of Winchester; honorary grandchildren, Jayden and Jonah Jackson and Jace George; mother, Ruth Gilliam of Decherd; siblings, Michael (Tammie) Gilliam of Decherd, Jeff Gilliam of Winchester, Tim (Melissa) Gilliam of Decherd, Amy (Roy) Greer of Decherd and Brittany (Casey) Vaughan of Winchester; and a host of nieces and nephews. Visitation was held on Friday, July 5, 2019, from 5-8 p.m. at Moore-Cortner Funeral Home in Winchester. Funeral services were conducted on Saturday, July 6, 2019, at 11 a.m. in the Moore-Cortner Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Tim Forsythe Sr. officiating. Interment followed in the Franklin Memorial Gardens in Winchester. Serving as pallbearers were: Michael Gilliam, Jeff Gilliam, Tim Gilliam, Caleb Curtis, Wayne Scott, Robert Boswell, Ron Guy and Chris Morris. Moore-Cortner Funeral Home, 300 First Ave. NW, Winchester, TN 37398, 931-967-2222, www.moorecortner.com.

 

 

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CONNIE ASHWORTH

 ASHWORTH, Connie Sue, age 58 of Belvidere, passed away on Wednesday, July 3, 2019, at St. Thomas West in Nashville. She was born in Jackson, Michigan on Aug. 10, 1960. A dedicated homemaker, Connie enjoyed the outdoors and keeping her yard up as well as her dogs and horses. She was preceded in death by her father, Paul Sexton. Connie is survived by her loving husband of 21 years, Arthur Ray Ashworth Jr. of Belvidere; children, Trisha Weese of Winchester, Nathan Weese of Winchester, Christiana Ashworth of Michigan and William Ashworth of Michigan; mother, Joyce Sexton of Michigan; siblings, Linda (Alan) Hale of Michigan, Paul (Donna) Sexton of Florida, Rick (Pamela) Sexton, Jim Sexton, Ron Sexton and Larry Sexton, all of Michigan; 10 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Visitation was held on Monday, July 8, 2019, from 3-5 p.m. at Moore-Cortner Funeral Home in Winchester. Funeral services were conducted on Monday, July 8, 2019, at 5 p.m. in the Moore-Cortner Funeral Home Chapel. A graveside service was held on Tuesday, July 9, 2019, at 3 p.m. at Franklin Memorial Gardens in Winchester. Moore-Cortner Funeral Home, 300 First Ave. NW, Winchester, TN 37398, 931-967-2222, www.moorecortner.com.

 

 

 

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ANGIE JANEY 

JANEY, Angie Elaine, age 69 of Belvidere, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, July 3, 2019. A native of Franklin County, she was born on May 8, 1950, in Winchester to the late Lloyd and Minnie (Gifford) Ashley. Angie loved her flowers and dolls and helping others but most of all she loved her family. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Carl Wayne Harris; sisters, Lu Jean Clark and Mary Petty; and brothers, James Ashley and Ted Ashley. Angie is survived by her loving husband of 20 years, John Janey; sons, Chris (Shana) Harris of Belvidere and Cody (Heather) Harris of Estill Springs; step-sons, Bruce Janey and Matthew Janey, both of Estill Springs; grandchildren, Maleah Harris, Cole Tant, Blade Green and Autumn Franklin; brothers, Gary Ashley of Winchester and Dan Ashley of Georgia; sisters, Doris Gill of Tullahoma and Sue Nagl of Nashville; and several nieces and nephews. Visitation was held on Saturday, July 6, 2019, from 5-8 p.m. at Moore-Cortner Funeral Home in Winchester. Funeral services were conducted on Sunday, July 7, 2019, at 1:30 p.m. in the Moore-Cortner Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Lester Ashley officiating. Interment followed in the Mt. Garner Cemetery in Decherd. Moore-Cortner Funeral Home, 300 First Ave. NW, Winchester, TN 37398, 931-967-2222, www.moorecortner.com.

 

 

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DEBORAH ASHBY

 ASHBY, Deborah Marie, age 66 of Decherd, passed away on Tuesday, July 2, 2019, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville. A native of Franklin County, she was born on Nov. 2, 1952, in Winchester. Deborah was employed by the Franklin County School System for over 40 years as a special education teacher at Rock Creek Elementary School. She enjoyed arts and crafts, especially drawing, painting, photography and making jewelry as well as cooking and working with flowers. Deborah will be remembered for her kind, gentle nature as well as for being generous and giving. She was preceded in death by her father, Horace Ashby. Deborah is survived by her loving mother, Leona Ashby of Decherd; brother, Sam (Linda) Ashby of Winchester; nephew, Dr. Nathan (Misty) Ashby of Goodlettsville; nieces, Alesha Ashby of Estill Springs and Marya Ashby of Winchester; aunt, Jennie Powell of Decherd; a host of other relatives and friends; and best friend, Bill White of Huntsville, Alabama. Visitation was held on Friday, July 5, 2019, from 1-2 p.m. at Moore-Cortner Funeral Home in Winchester. Funeral services were conducted on Friday, July 5, 2019, at 2 p.m. in the Moore-Cortner Funeral Home Chapel. Interment was in the Franklin Memorial Gardens in Winchester. Moore-Cortner Funeral Home, 300 First Ave. NW, Winchester, TN 37398, 931-967-2222, www.moorecortner.com.

 

 

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PEGGIE WEST

 WEST, Peggie Sue, age 74 of Winchester, passed away on Wednesday, July 3, 2019, at Southern Tennessee Regional Health System, Winchester, following an extended illness. She was preceded in death by her parents, L.D. and Lorene Nunn; brother, Alfred Nunn; and sisters, Billie Jane Terry, Betty Carter and Bonnie Pogue. Mrs. West is survived by her sister, Sandra York of Alabama; husband of 54 years, Roger West; and numerous nephews, nieces and lifelong friends. Visitation was held on Sunday, July 7, 2019, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Central Funeral Home in Manchester. Funeral services were conducted on Sunday, July 7, 2019, at 3 p.m. at Central Funeral Home. Contributions in Peggie’s honor may be made to the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation, 230 East Ohio St. Suite 500, Chicago, IL 60611.