Donald Ray Jeffers January 11, 1941 ~ September 6, 2023 Donald Ray Jeffers, Born January 11, 1941, to the late Raymond and Florena Lawson Jeffers departed thislife September 6, 2023, peacefully at his home with his loving family. He was a member of the Fairview Missionary Baptist Church. Donald Ray, better known as “DJ” to his family and friends was a lifelong resident of the Fairview community, where he and his wife founded & operated DJ’s Pit Stop for more than 25 years. He was a friend and mentor to many people and organizations in Scott County. He served as a deacon and Sunday school teacher for many years at Fairview Missionary Baptist Church. He worked as a rural letter carrier, as well as a postmaster for 35 ½ years. He was instrumental in founding and developing, as well as serving as the first director of the E-911 Service in Scott County. He was on the Scott County School Board of Education for 6 years. He was a member of the Plateau Electric Board of Directors and served with the Scott County Rescue Squad and was a member of the Industrial Development Board. He was a Master Mason and member of the Scott County Lodge #670.
He took pleasure in contributing to many organizations throughout the county. He was an avid sports fan and supportive of all Scott County Athletics, where he took joy in watching his children and then later his grandchildren participating in numerous sporting events. He was preceded in death by his parents, & his mother and father-in-law: Avery and Mary Lee Strunk, grandson: Jadon Jeffers, and Sister: DeAnna Finch. He is survived by and will be missed by his loving wife of 61 years, Zelma Lee Jeffers; Children: Michael Ray (Rosemary) Jeffers, Lisa (Robert) Silcox, & Tony (Jodi) Jeffers; Grandchildren: Jordan (Ashton) Jeffers, Railey (Josey) Chambers, Bobbi ( Eric) Strunk, Kody Silcox, Lexi (Randy Joe) Henry, Drew (Mahaley) Jeffers, & Scott Jeffers; Great Grandchildren: Conlee, Aree, & Owen Jeffers, Peyton Parker, Phinley & Crosby Chambers, Emma & Noah Strunk, Alexis Scarborough, Levi, Toby, & Lane Henry, Henry & Avery Jeffers; Sister: Lynn (Hal) Ward; Brother-in-law: Greg Finch; He is also survived by many other nieces , nephews, relatives and friends. Pallbearers will be Tony Jeffers, Robert Silcox, Kody Silcox, Drew Jeffers, Scott Jeffers, Eric Strunk, Josey Chambers, & Randy Joe Henry. Honorary Pallbearers will be Gary Jeffers, Ted Davis, David (Blue) Day, Ted Williams, & RC Hatfield. The family will receive friends for visitation from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Saturday September 9, 2023, at the Fairview Baptist Church. Funeral Services will begin Sunday morning at 10:00 a.m. on September 10, 2023, at the Fairview Baptist Church with Bro. Michael Ray Jeffers and Bro. Jordan Jeffers officiating. Music to be provided by Jodi Jeffers. Burial to follow in Fairview Memorial Gardens. You may light a candle tribute in his honor by visiting www. fouroaksfuneralhomes.com. Four Oaks Funeral Home of Huntsville is honored to be serving the family of Donald Ray Jeffers.
Mildred Lowe March 21, 1948 ~ September 11, 2023 Mildred Ellen Duncan Lowe, age 75, departed this life on September 11, 2023. She was born March 21, 1948, to the late Euel and Comedith Lloyd Duncan. She was a member of the Antioch Baptist Church. She loved to attend church, loved her children and grandchildren, and loved to spend time visiting with family and friends on the phone. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers:Wilbert Duncan, Leamon Duncan, Elmer Duncan, Rexford Duncan, Hubert Duncan, RL Duncan, & Rubin Duncan; Sister: Geneva Hutson, & Hilda Spurlock; brother-in-law’s; Bud Harness and Ricky Lawson and sister-in-law: Hula Duncan and Rose Duncan. She is survived by sons: Tony (Carla) Lowe, Dewayne (Janet) Lowe, and Jamey (Heather) Lowe; Grandchildren: Jessi (Colby) Strunk, Megan (David) Mills, Caleb Lowe, Austin (Kellie) Lowe, Mackensey Lowe, Dawson (Jessica) Lowe, Haley Lowe, Jacob Lowe, Zayne Lowe, Brendan Lowe, and Faith Lowe. Great Grandchildren: Calli, Casen and Gabe Strunk, Rylee and Ryan Mills, Caher Lowe, Cooper, Clayton, and Cohen Lowe, and Easton Lowe; Sisters: Rachel Harness and Leatha Lawson. Brothers: Arthur Duncan, Edward (Birdie) Duncan, Troy Duncan, Arvil (Nona) Duncan, Harley (Faye) Duncan, and Carlie (Peggy) Duncan; and many more relatives and friends. Pallbearers will be Caleb Lowe, Austin Lowe, Dawson Lowe, Zayne Lowe, Brendan Lowe, Casen & Colby Strunk, & Freddie Harness. Family will receive friends for visitation on Thursday September 14, 2023, from 4:00 p.m. until time of funeral services to begin at 5:00 p.m. at the Bull Creek Baptist Church with Rev. Charles Lowe & Bro. Brendan Lowe officiating with burial to follow in the Euell Duncan Cemetery. Music to be provided by the Bull Creek Baptist Church Choir. You may light a candle tribute in her honor by visiting www. fouroaksfuneralhomes.com. Four Oaks Funeral Homes of Oneida is honored to be serving the family of Mildred Ellen Duncan Lowe.
Shellie WilliamsJuly 22, 1968 ~ September 20, 2023Shellie Lynn Williams, age 55, of Helenwood, TN passed away on Wednes-day, September 20, 2023, atthe University of Tennessee Medical Center with her loving family by her side. Shellie was born on July 22, 1968, in Scott County, TN to Boyd Thompson and Jean Sexton. She was a devoted wife and mother. To know her was to know that her boys were her entire world-she loved nothing more than cheering them on both on and off the sports fields. Shellie was an avid fan of LSU base-ball and enjoyed going to concerts with her friends, and she prided herself in being “Ms. Shellie” to so many young kids who came through Ms. Patsy’s Playschool. In addition to her parents and grandpar-ents, she is preceded in death by her mother-in-law, Joyce King, brother-in-law, Keith Williams, uncles Mack Thompson, Charley, Albert, and Crow Sexton, and aunt Sue Grif-fith. She is survived by her loving husband, Tony Williams, sons Matthew Williams and wife Shelby, and Lance Williams and wife Kira, grandbaby that she adored, Hattie Jane, sister-in-law, Collette Smith and husband Chris, nephew, Colby Lay and family (Kaylee, Vincent, and Cirilla), special children that she loved as her own Waylon, Silas, and Ivy Gail Terry, aunts and uncles Sandy (Mike)Crabtree, Milford Sexton, Louis (Judy) Sexton, Shei-la (Gary) Byrd, Sharon Sexton, Charlie Griffith, JeanieSexton, and many other friends and family members. Friends may visit with the Williams family on Sunday, Sep-tember 24, 2023, from 5:00 p.m. until the time of the funeral service at 7:00 p.m. in the Chapel of West Murley Funer-al Home with Bro. Jeff Davis officiating. Music will be provided by Mike and Elizabeth Carroll. The committal service will be held on Monday, Septem-ber 25, 2023, at 11:00 a.m. in the Daniel Memorial Cemetery. Pallbearers will be her boys and their friends whom she consid-ered her own.In Lieu of Flowers, do-nations may be made to the Scott County Middle School Baseball Team, c/o Sandi Carson, ScottHigh School, 400 Scott High Drive, Huntsville, TN 37756.West-Murley Funeral Home is serving the fami-ly of Shellie Williams.
Michael Douglas MasonApril 19, 1953 ~ September 23, 2023 Michael Douglas Mason, age 70, left this walk of life on Saturday, Septem-ber 23, 2023, at his home in Robbins, TN. He was preceded in death by his parents, Bob and Inez Mason; father and mother-in-law, Vernon and Bertha Davis; brother, David Mason and sister-in-law Millie; sisters-in-law, Haydee Marie Davis andKim Davis;brother-in-law, Ray Bell; and his beloved wife, Tammy Mason who left this walk of life on January 28, 2023.Doug is survived by his daughters, Shasta Hughett and Amy Mason; son, Michael Mason and daughter-in-law, Samantha Mason; grandkids, Austin and Emily Cotton, Lucas, Bradley, Sawyer, Ethan, Aubree, and Liam Mason, Truie and Elainia Penning-ton, Bowen and Embry Smallwood; brothers, Jim and Ester Mason of Indi-ana, Terry and Mona Ma-son of Kentucky; sisters, Bobbie Bell of Indiana, Rachel and Tony Hurd of Kentucky; brothers-in-law, Dalton and Marie Beard of Robbins, Bennie Davis of Robbins, Vernie and Tammy Davis of Robbins; many nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends that he loved dearly.Our beloved dad’s wishes were to be cremated and laid to rest with his belov-ed wife, Tammy (Davis) Mason at the Davis-Phil-lips Cemetery in Annadell.West-Murley Funer-al Home is serving the family of Michael Douglas Mason.
Georgia Ann HanleyMarch 8, 1963 -September 18, 2023Georgia Ann Hanley, age 60, departed this life on September 18, 2023. She was born on March 8, 1963. Miss Georgia Ann, another sweet angel of ours gained her wings on Monday, September 18th. She was such a precious lady. She had a smile that would light up the room and a laugh that was so contagious. She was one of a kind and loved by so many. She was part of the SAI family. She had many friends, roommates, and staff that loved her dearly. They will miss her so much. The family will receive friends for visita-tion on Friday September 22, 2023, from 10:00 a.m. until time of funeral services to begin at 11:00 a.m. in the chapel of the Four Oaks Funeral Home of Huntsville with burial to follow in the Daniel Memorial Cemetery. Pallbearers will be family & friends. You may light a candle tribute in her honor by visiting www.fouroaks-funeralhomes.com.Four Oaks Funeral Home of Huntsville is honored to be serving the family of Georgia Ann Hanely.