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Class of 1947

Melton SelfTheodore Melton Self from Dora High School Class of 1947 Passes Away

Funeral services for Theodore Melton Self, known to many as “Coach Self”, age 86 of Dickson will be Tuesday April 15, 2014 at 2:00 PM from the Chapel of the Taylor Funeral Home with David Peeler and Neil Jobe officiating. Place of rest will be in the Dickson County Memorial Gardens. Visitation with the family will be Monday April 14th from 5:00 to 8:00 PM and on Tuesday from 12:00 PM noon until time of service. In lieu of flowers memorials may be to the Dickson Co. Board of Education Back-Pack Fund. Services are under the direction of the Taylor Funeral Home. Coach Self died Saturday April 12, 2014 at his home. A native of Dora, Alabama, but he resided in Tennessee most of his adult life. Born November 22, 1927 to the late Sebern and Gladys Roberts Self and he was preceded in death by his son, Ted M. Self, Jr., brother, S.L. Self; sisters, Judy Elliott and Hilda Faye Watts. He graduated from APSU in 1951, and also attended Peabody College where he received a Masters Degree in Education. Before entering the teaching profession as a coach, Mr. Self served in the U.S. Air Force where he received a commission of 2nd Lt. His love of sports called him back to Tennessee where he taught and coached for 30 years. Coach Self was committed to his students and their welfare. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church. Survivors include his wife of 63 years, Mary Anne Harris Self of Dickson; daughter, Susan French and her husband Roger of Dickson; granddaughter, Aubree Marie French; brothers, Nat Self of Bessemer, AL, Johnny Self and his wife Carolyn of Hoover, AL; sisters, Jane Norris of Atlanta, GA, Orlane Snuggs of Trussville, AL.

BETTY SELLERS HARDIN, passed away in August 2009.

Joseph Terry (Bo) Cashman 80, from the Class of 47, passed away on Saturday February 8th

James Lee TuckerJames Lee Tucker Dora High School Class of 1947 Passes Away
TUCKER, JAMES LEE, age 81, of Pinson, AL passed away on Monday, May 26, 2008. He was born on August 27, 1926 in Glen Allen, AL. He served in the United States Navy during WWII, was a graduate of Dora High School and Auburn University School of Pharmacy in 1951. He was a pharmacist for 54 years and was a longtime member of Pinson United Methodist Church and Pinson Lions Club. He was preceded in death by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. James C. Tucker; and brother, Robert Houston Tucker. He is survived by his wife, Bobbie Farrington Tucker; sisters, Ruth Sides, and Betty Gann (James); sister-in-law, Laura Sue Tucker; and several nieces and nephews. Graveside Services will be held on Wednesday, May 28, 2008 at 2 p.m. at Pineland Memorial Cemetery with Rev. Mike Irons officiating and Rockco Funeral Home, Centreville, directing.



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