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Obituaries

Annie Ray Stephens Wilkerson, 89

LEBANON — Funeral services will be conducted 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 13, at the Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home for Mrs. Wilkerson, 89, of Lebanon. Born January 31, 1920, in the Saulsbury Community of Wilson County, Mrs. Wilkerson died Sunday, May 10, 2009 at Pavilion Care in Lebanon.

The daughter of the late Willie Franklin and Eliza Jane Corley Stephens, she was a homemaker and a member of Highland Heights Church of Christ.

The family will receive friends Wednesday from 10 a.m. until services. Services will be conducted by Brother Barry Keene and Brother Michael Grooms. Interment will be in the Bethlehem Cemetery.

Survivors include: children Shirley Ann (Jimmy) Davis of Lebanon and Robert Lewis (Debi) Wilkerson of Lady Lake, FL. Also surviving are grandchildren: Gregory Dale Davis, Jackie Lewis Wilkerson, Jeffery Lester Wilkerson, Scotty Allen Wilkerson, Kyla Joy Wilkerson and Kaylee Wilkerson; as well as five great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years Lewis Oscar Wilkerson (who died November 24, 1991), siblings Fannie (Jim) Baynes, Will Henry Stephens and Thurman (Isabell) Stephens.

Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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Belle May Smith, 98

LEBANON -- Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 12 at the Partlow Funeral Chapel for Mrs. Smith, 98, of Mt. Juliet. The daughter of the late Joe and Maude May, she died Sunday, May 10, 2009 at Lebanon’s University Medical Center.  Mrs. Smith was a homemaker and a member of the Suggs Creek Presbyterian Church.

Services will be conducted by Brother Larry Kelley. Interment follows at the Wilson County Memorial Gardens.

Survivors include: son Nealand (Martha) Smith; brother Roy May; sisters Robbie Eakes and Earlene (Nick) Nixon; grandchildren Mike (Grace) Smith, Steve (Margaret) Smith, Ricky (Debbie) Smith and Troy (Linda) Smith; as well as eight great grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by husband Robert Cantrell Smith; children Delbert Smith and Elizabeth Ann Smith; great grandson Robert Michael Smith; siblings J. D. May; and Jessie Harkreader.

Active pallbearers: Bill Hicks, Donnie Eakes, Claude Jordan, Silas Dunn, Larry Nixon, Jeff May and Ronnie May. Honorary: Jim Harkreader, Mike Walker, Robert Bland and Jeff Fennessey.

Memorials may be made to the Suggs Creek Presbyterian Church or to the charity of your choice.

Partlow Funeral Chapel was in charge of arrangements.

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Mary Ann Baines, 91

WATERTOWN – Funeral services have been scheduled for 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 13 at the Hunter Funeral Home for Mrs. Baines, 91, of the Statesville Community.

A native of Wilson County and former operator of Baines Grocery in Statesville, Mrs. Baines died May 11, 2009 at Lebanon’s University Medical Center. The daughter of the late Darse and Era Mullinax Harvey, she was a member of the Statesville United Methodist Church.

The family will receive friends Wednesday from 10 a.m. until the funeral.

Services will be conducted by Rev. Steve Kelley and Rev. Allen Lyon. Burial will follow at the Jennings Cemetery.

Survivors include: sister-in-law Mary Lea Baines and brother-n-law Marvin (Louise) Baines – all of Lebanon as well as many loving nieces, nephews and other relations.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Baines is preceded in death by her husband Wilford H. Baines, brother Carmack Harvey and brothers-in-law George Baines and J.B. (Nilene) Baines.

Nephews will serve as pallbearers.

Hunter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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General News

CommUnityFest slated to benefit underprivileged youth

From Post staff reports

Wilson County Community Partnership is trying to make difference in the lives of the inner-city and underprivileged youth in Wilson County.  

To that end, they have planned a special day for Saturday, June 13, called CommUnity Fest. It will be held at Head Homes Park, 600 C. L. Manier Street, behind the Lebanon Church of God, from 2-6 p.m.

The CommUnity Fest is planned each year to meet two different needs for the children.

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Farmer's Market looking at facelift

By CONNIE ESH
The Wilson Post

Lebanon Farmer’s Market is about to get a facelift.

Commissioner of Public Works Jeff Baines announced Tuesday at the Lebanon City Council meeting that the current site will be closed from Monday, May 11 until early June for construction of the new shed and parking lot paving.

During the construction, farmers will be using the parking lot on the corner of West Main and Maple Streets.

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General Sports

Local golf tournaments

SEAN PUTMAN MEMORIAL IS JUNE 15

LEBANON -- The fourth annual Sean Putman Memorial Golf Tournament will be held on Monday, June 15 at Five Oaks Country Club. A nine-hole recreational round for golfers 12 & under will tee-off at 8 a.m. followed by a four-man scramble at 1 p.m. All golfers will enjoy a complementary lunch buffet and goody bag.

Each participating junior also receives a special award/prize. Prizes for the main (adult) event are awarded to each golfer in the top three finishing teams for each flight. Prizes will also be awarded for longest drive (male & female) and closest to the pin (male & female).

Main event fees: $125 per player ($500 per team). Junior event fees: $25 per player (12 and under) and $25 per accompanying or playing adult. For more information, call 547-5629 or 548-1387.

Harbrecht memorial / chamber  -- The annual Dr. Cary Harbrecht Memorial Golf Tournament is set for Thursday, June 4 at the Pine Creek Golf Course, 1835 Logue Road. A fundraising event for the Lebanon / Wilson County Chamber of Commers, the 4-person, 18-hole scramble will feature both an 8 a.m. tee time and a 1 p.m. tee time. Entry fee is $500 per team, but an early bird special is available for a group wishing to play in the 8 a.m. group. Entry fee will be reduced to $400 per team, if payment is made before Friday, May 29. For more information, call Andrea at 444-5503.

Jr. golf at Hunters Point -- Hunters Point Golf Course will host its annual Coca-Cola Juniors Tournament Wednesday and Thursday, June 10 and 11. Boys and girls ages 11-17 are eligible. For info, call the pro shop at 444-7521.

HP ladies’ invitational -- The Hunters Point Golf Course will hold its annual Ladies’ Invitational Wednesday, June 24. An 8:30 a.m. shotgun start is planned. Entry fee is $45 per player which includes green fees a practice round and the tournament itself, cart (tournament only), prizes and lunch. For information, call the pro shop at 444-7521.

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