IN THE PROBATE COURT OF LAWRENCE COUNTY, TENNESSEE
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
(As Required by Chapter No. 886, Public Acts of Tennessee 2012, TCA §30-2-306(b) )
CASE NO.: P21-2466
IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF:
RICHARD E. COMER, Deceased resident of Lawrence County, Tennessee.
Notice is Hereby given that on the 29th day of October, 2021, Letters of Testamentary, in respect of the Estate of RICHARD E. COMER, who died September 21, 2021, were issued to the undersigned by the Probate Court Clerk of Lawrence County, Tennessee.
All persons, resident and non-resident, having claims, matured or unmatured against the Estate are required to file the same with the Clerk of the above named Court on or before the earlier of the dates prescribed in (1) or (2) otherwise their claims will be forever barred:
(1) (A) Four (4) months from the date of the first publication (or posting, as the case may be) of this notice if the creditor received an actual copy of this notice to creditors at least sixty (60) days before the date that is four (4) months from the date of the first publication (or posting); or
(B) Sixty (60) days from the date the creditor received an actual copy of the notice to creditors if the creditor received the copy of the notice less than sixty (60) days prior to the date that is four (4) months from the date of first publication (or posting) as described in (1) (A); or
(2) Twelve (12) months from the decedent’s date of death.
This the 29th day of October, 2021.
Gregory Scott Comer
Clerk & Master
HARWELL & PLANT
Paul B. Plant, No. 002521
Attorney for the Estate
P.O. Box 399
Lawrenceburg, TN 38464
PETITION FOR TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS
Respondents, GWENDOLYN LEACH, MOTHER, AND JOHN HENRY SMITH III, FATHER of M.S., the State of Tennessee, Department of Children’s Services, has filed a petition against you seeking to terminate forever your parental rights to the minor children, P.L., T.L., and M.S. It appears that ordinary process of law cannot be served upon you because your whereabouts are unknown. You are hereby ORDERED to serve upon Sammi S. Maifair, attorney for the Tennessee Department of Children’s Services, an Answer to the Petition to Terminate Parental Rights filed by the Tennessee Department of Children’s Services within thirty (30) days of the last date of publication of this notice, or appear personally in the Chancery Court of Lawrence County, Tennessee located at 240 West Gaines St., NBU 13, Lawrenceburg, TN 38464 on the 26th and 27th days of April 2022 at 9:00 a.m. to personally answer the Petition for Termination of Parental Rights. The trial shall be held before the Honorable Stella L. Hargrove, Judge for the Lawrence County Chancery Court. Failing to appear for the hearing on this date and time, without good cause, will result in the loss of your right to contest the petition to terminate your parental rights to the children listed above. You may view and obtain a copy of the Petition and any other subsequently filed legal documents at the Lawrence County Chancery Court Clerk’s Office located at 240 West Gaines St., NBU 13, Lawrenceburg, TN 38464.
Entered this 26th day of October, 2021.
STELLA L. HARGROVE
CHANCERY COURT JUDGE