Planning Ahead

Many people choose to pre-plan their funerals. Pre-planning means making funeral arrangements in advance of the need of them. Ligon & Bobo has assisted families with advance planning since 1920. How Much Does It Cost? Advance planning at Ligon & Bobo costs nothing.

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The History of Ligon and Bobo

Almost a century ago, Mr. Charles Horace Ligon started with a goal to serve the families of Wilson County by offering the best available funeral services during their time of need. He always had one very important principle - to always be courteous and friendly, but above all - caring.

Recent Obituaries

Jo Ann Smith Snider

Ms. Jo Ann Smith Snider age 80 of the Rome Community died October 7, 2015 at University Medical Center.  Born in Wilson County, she was the daughter of the late Joseph Albert Smith and Lillian Roberta Hobbs Smith.  She was a nurse technician at McFarland Hospital for twenty one years.  She attended Berea Church of […]

Miles & Anne Key Smith

Miles Smith, age 91, and his wife of 68 years, Anne Key Smith, age 89, died October 6, 2015. Mr. Smith was a native of Lebanon and lifelong member of the First United Methodist Church of Lebanon. He was a captain in the Marine Air Corps and flew Corsair fighters in the Pacific in WWII […]

Betty Jean Smith

Mrs. Betty Jean Buterbaugh Smith age 86 of Lebanon died September 24, 2015, at her home.  Born in Springfield, MO, she was the daughter of the late James “Jim” Buterbaugh and Betty Mae Yarbrough Buterbaugh.  She was a custodian for the Wilson County School System and was a homemaker.  She was a member of Rocky […]

Rev. Douglas Cather

Rev. Douglas Cather, age 91, of Lebanon, a minister of the gospel and missionary to Africa, passed away Sunday, September 20, 2015, at Southern Manor.  Funeral services for “Bro. Doug” will be 11:00 AM Thursday, September 24, 2015, at Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home with Bro. Tom Suiter officiating.  Interment will follow at the Riverside […]

Jean Sundy Reed

Mrs. Martha Jean Sundy Reed age 76 of Lebanon died September 9, 2015.  She was a homemaker and member of Barton’s Creek Baptist Church.  She was preceded in death by her parents:  Lamar and Ruby Sundy; husband, Wallace Dell Reed; brother, Wilton Lee Sundy. Survived by five sisters:  Ollie Ree Grunenwald, Betty Dora Humphreys, Rosie […]

Claudine B. Fite

Funeral services for Mrs. Claudine B. Fite will be 2:00 PM Saturday, September 12, 2015, at Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home with Bro. Donald Owens and Bro. Vince Greer officiating.  Interment will follow at Cedar Grove Cemetery.  Visitation will be Friday 4-7 PM and Saturday after 12 Noon at Ligon & Bobo. Mrs. Fite, age 97 of […]

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