September 29, 2006
Age 66, went on to be with his Lord after a long illness on September 29, 2006. Mr. Robeson was a graduate of Belmont College where he played basketball. He was a teacher and coach with Metro School Systems for 28 years, and coached at Joelton and Stratford High Schools. When Coach Robeson retired, he was regarded as one of the most successful Nashville coaches of his time. Mr. Robeson was an avid golfer, fisherman, and animal lover. He is preceded in death by his parents, Louis O. Robeson, Jr. and Mildred French Robeson. Survived by his loving wife of 44 years, Faye Robeson; sons, Michael (Diamma) Robeson, and Charles L. (Jenni) Robeson; grandchildren, Jonathan, Brittany, Rachel, Victoria, Caroline, Nicholas, Greta, and Garrison Robeson; sisters, Barbara Gentry and Jackie (Dean) Burns; brother, Robert (Judy) Robeson.
Funeral Services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, October 3, 2006 at West Nashville Cumberland Presbyterian Church with Rev. William Rolman and Rev. Don Tabor officiating. Interment will follow at Harpeth Hills Memory Gardens. The 1958 Cohn High Basketball Teammates of Mr. Robeson will serve as Pallbearers, and several of Louis' close friends will serve as Honorary Pallbearers. Visitation will be Monday, October 2 from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m., and Tuesday 12 p.m. until time of service. Memorial Contributions can be made to Cheatham County Animal Shelter.
Arrangements by WEST HARPETH FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY, 6962 Charlotte Pike, 615-352-9400. http://www.harpethhills.com
The Cohn High Alumni Association will sponsor a Barbeque supper on May 5, 2006 from 5:30 p.m. till 8 p.m. in the school library. The cost of the dinner will be $6.00 per person with the proceeds going to the Alumni Association. We have had great success with dinners held in the past year with close to 200 people in attendance at the last two events.
Thomas Joseph MURRAY SR.
March 28, 2006
Age 61 of Nashville, passed away March 28, 2006. He leaves his mother, Beatrice Woodward; daughter, Jana (Bradley) Emery; sons, Thomas J. (Laurie) Murray, Jr. and James (Kimberly) Murray, Sr.; devoted friend, Barbara Haney; brother, Paul Douglas Murray, Jr.; sister, Barbara Davis; grandchildren, Taylor C. Pruett, Joshua A. Murray, Ashley N. Murray, James D. Murray, Jr., Chloe L. Murray and Samuel D. Emery. Mr. Murray was retired from the Metro Police Department after more than 33 years of service. He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Police. Funeral services 7 p.m. Friday, March 31, 2006 at Pettus-Owen & Wood Funeral Home. Visitation will be Friday, from 12 Noon until the service begins. Memorials may be directed to Alive-Hospice in the name of Thomas J. Murray, Sr.
PETTUS-OWEN & WOOD, (615) 292-3392.
February 24, 2006
Age 82 of Nashville, TN.
Larry passed away February 24, 2006. Larry was born December 9, 1923. He was preceded in death by his father, Young Terry Poston; his mother, Alma Miles Poston Prosser; his brother, J.T. Poston; his sister, Reba Poston Gordon; and a daughter, Melissa Ellen Poston. L.D. was a paratrooper in the 82nd Airborne. He served his country well, having received 5 battle stars for being in five battles in WWII in Africa, Italy, Sicily, France and the Battle of the Bulge in Belgium. After running out of ammunition in the Battle of the Bulge, he and a buddy went behind enemy lines to bring out the wounded. They both were captured by the Germans and spent five months and 20 days in Germany as prisoners of war. He received the Bronze Star for this, besides the Purple Heart and other medals.
After returning home, he married the former Evelyn Snoddy and went back to work for the railroad.&bsp; Since having received frozen feet, he had to find other work so he went to college on the GI Bill, graduating from the former Howard College in Birmingham in 1951. He was a pharmacist for over 40 years, having his own drug store in West Nashville for 33 years. He did relief work for several pharmacies around Nashville before retiring. He never turned anyone away who needed medicine but didn't have the funds to pay. When he closed the drug store, he joined a medical missionary team sponsored by Woodmont Baptist Church and went on 19 medical missionary trips to Venezuela. L.D. served as a deacon and Sunday school teacher at Grandview and Glenwood Baptist Churches for more than 25 years. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Evelyn; his daughter, Susan (Don) Killebrew; sons, Larry Jr., Andrew (Carol), Chris & Greg; 6 grandchildren, Harold Shepperson, Tabatha Shepperson, Jimmy Sigears, Seth Poston, Daniel Poston & Rachel Poston; 6 great grandchildren; one half sister, Nancy Mann and a half brother, Donald Prosser.
Funeral services will be conducted Monday, February 27, 2006 at 2 p.m. at Woodbine Funeral Home, 3620 Nolensville Road, by Dr. Joe R. Stacker, Interim Pastor. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery with military honors. Grandsons and friends will serve as Active Pallbearers. Honorary Pallbearers Sonny Deal, Enoch Hartman, James Keen, Joe Bradley, Joe Cicchinelli, Horace Sullivan, Walt Jervey and the Deacons at Glenwood Baptist Church. Visitation Sunday 4 - 8 p.m. and Monday 12 - 2 p.m. at WOODBINE FUNERAL HOME, Directors, 615-832 1948.