Posted By Sparta Live | October 24, 2005 12:00 am
Lona Trobaugh, 89, of Lenoir City, formerly of White County, passed away Oct. 21, 2005.
Trobaugh was born Aug. 22, 1916, in Putnam County, to Bedford Chaffin and Annie Davidson Chaffin.
She was a member of Findlay Church of Christ and a restaurant owner.
Trobaugh was preceded in death by her parents; husband Edward Pruitte Trobaugh; one sister, Thelma Pharris; and two brothers, Bedford M. Chaffin II and Willie Mac Chaffin.
Survivors include three daughters, Linda Bandy, of Sparta, JoAnn Passon and husband David, of Lenior City and Nancy Stanford and husband John, of Murfreesboro; three sisters, Lilliam Morris, of Baxter, Vinetta Farley, of Cookeville, and Jane Crawford, of Livingston; grandchildren, Maureen Stanford Candle, of Murfreesboro, and Nicole Bandy Spivey, of Sparta; two great-grandchildren, Kathleen Grace Candle and John Owen Candle, both of Murfreesboro; and several nieces and nephews.
Services were at 2 p.m., Oct. 23, 2005, at Findlay Church of Christ with burial in Odd Fellow Cemetery in Baxter. Bro. Randy White and Bro. Dwight Fuqua officiated.
Thurman Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.