Obituaries

Obituary – Gayle Watson

Nov 5th, 2020 | By

Murray Gayle Watson, 77, passed away on Saturday, October 31, 2020. Gayle is survived by his wife of 56 years, Anita Watson, his two daughters Kim Watson (Greg) and Gayla Kail (Ben), grandchildren Jacob Watson (Demi), Logan and Connor Johnston, Maggie, Jada, Jack, and Clay Kail, great-grand daughter Jersey Watson. Gayle had many nieces and
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Obituary – Forest H. King, Jr.

Nov 5th, 2020 | By

Forrest H. King Jr. of Nashville, Tennessee, passed away on October 20, 2020 at the age of 87. He was born on August 21, 1933 to the late Jane and Forrest H. King Sr. Mr. King is survived by his Children: Ashley B. King, Forrest H. (Chip) King (Kim), John Kenneth (Ken) King (Kelly) and
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Obituary – Christy Kakassy

Nov 5th, 2020 | By

The Tennessee Walking Horse Industry mourns the loss of Christy Kakassy. Christy fought hard, but lost her battle with acute myeloid leukemia on October 19, 2020.  A Virtual Memorial Service will take place on Sunday, November 8th at 3:00 PM EST via Zoom. The link to the service will be shared once it becomes available.
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Equine Obituary – Mr. Trump

Oct 26th, 2020 | By

2xWGC, WC and 2xRWGC Mr. Trump passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, October 15th after his daily routine workout. The Scoop would like to send our condolences to owners Molly and Taylor Walters and his trainers at Edgar Abernathy Stables. Sired by Lined With Cash and out of She’s Puttin’ On A Show (He’s Puttin’ On
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Equine Obituary – Pride’s Jubilee Encore

Oct 26th, 2020 | By

The Tennessee Walking Horse Industry has experienced a great loss as the 2001 World Grand Champion, Pride’s Jubilee Encore, passed away at age 29. His sire was World Grand Champion Pride’s Jubilee Star and his dam was Lady Fame. Pride’s Jubilee Encore was foaled on April 29, 1991. Kay Dennis and Filey Patterson purchased Encore
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Obituary – June Hawkins

Oct 12th, 2020 | By

The Scoop has learned of the passing of Mrs. Freda June Harris Hawkins who passed away on September 6, 2020. The Lewisburg, Tennessee resident was 85 year old. June Hawkins was born in Maury County to her parents Leroy Harris and Edna Frances Gillum Harris, who both precede her in death. Mrs. Hawkins was the
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Obituary – Elfreed Armstrong

Oct 12th, 2020 | By

Surrounded by her loving family, Laura Elfreed Shirley Armstrong, 86, of Hickory, North Carolina went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, following a period of declining health. Born March 5, 1934 in Camden, SC, she was the daughter of the late George W. Shirley and Ruth Shirley McKenzie. Elfreed, known to many
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Obituary – Pam Nashton

Oct 12th, 2020 | By

Pamela Joyce Mayhugh Nashton, 66, passed away after a short illness on August 11, 2020. She was born January 5, 1954 in White House, Tennessee, to Joyce Dickerson and Vernon Mayhugh. She attended White House High School. She married Jeffrey Lee Nashton on December 18, 2000 in Rome, NY. Pamela had a keen eye for
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Obituary – Woodrow Spinks

Oct 12th, 2020 | By

Woodrow Spinks, 87, passed away Saturday, September 26, 2020. He was born in Falco, Alabama on August 23, 1933 to E.C. and Della Lundy Spinks and is preceded in death by his parents; his loving wife, Carolyn Spinks; five brothers: Enoch Spinks, J.C. Spinks, Ray Spinks, Dick Spinks and I. W. Spinks; and four sisters:
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Obituary – Lloyd Cassidy

Sep 21st, 2020 | By

Tennessee Walking Horse owner and supporter, Lloyd Cassidy, passed away on September 14, 2020, at the age of 68. He was a resident of Mt. Sterling, Kentucky. Mr. Cassidy was preceded in death by his parents, Lloyd L. Cassidy and Margaret Hickey Cassidy. Survivors include his wife Nancy Ishmael Cassidy; his children, Jonathan Cassidy (Devony)
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