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Teresa Jones Smith

Renowned singer and beloved music and vocal instructor of 50 years, Teresa Jones Smith, age 74, left this world too soon on Wednesday, November 23, 2022. Teresa was born to Carl and Grace Jones on July 9, 1948, in Greenville, TN. Her passion for music began at an early age and bled into the hearts …

Frances Carol McKinley

It was a hot and balmy day in Catadupa St. James, Jamaica, and the first day of July in 1947, when Laurel Whitehorn and Sylvester Campbell welcomed a strong, beautiful, and talented baby girl, Joanett Monica Campbell. She was the first born of her parents. She grew up in Jamaica where she successfully graduated, majoring …

Carl Long

Carl Long, born November 16, 1931 in Jackson, Tennessee, passed away on Thursday, November 17, 2022, surrounded by his loving family at Baptist Hospital Collierville, at the age of 91. He graduated from North Side High School in 1950 and went on to attend Union University on a football scholarship.  In 1954, he enlisted in …

Martha Jane Williams

Martha Jane Williams (81 years old) was born to the late John E. & Dovie Fowler Holt on June 5, 1941, in Beech Bluff, TN.  She was a graduate of Beech Bluff High School.  After graduating she met Velton Williams and the two married on January 28, 1960, and having three children, Keith E. Williams, …

Jessalyn Kelly Todd

Jessalyn K. Todd died peacefully on Saturday, November 19, 2022, at her residence surrounded by her loving family, at the age of 83. She was born on May 9, 1939, in Jackson, TN the daughter of the late Jessie Stephen and Theresa Kelly Brown.  In 1959 she married the love of her life, Robert Marion …

Rev. Travis Edgar Grimsley

Reverend Travis Edgar Grimsley, left his earthly home and entered his heavenly home on Wednesday, November 16, 2022, at the age of 77.   Born on May 27, 1945 in Scotts Hill, TN, he was the son of the late E.J. and Irona Grimsley. He later met and married the love of his life, Cynthia …

Glenn Houston Morris

Glenn H. Morris died on Sunday, November 13, 2022, at the Eiffel Gardens Senior Living Facility in Paris, TN, at the age of 80. He was born in Pinson, TN on October 5, 1942, the son of the late Woodard Ralph and Mary Nadine Kirby Morris. He was married to Ruthie Smith Morris who preceded …

Dr. William Matthew "Matt" Tomlin

Dr. William Matthew (Matt) Tomlin, Jr. was born June 6, 1938, to William Matthew Tomlin, Sr. and Ethel Hundley Tomlin in Bolivar, TN. He entered his heavenly home on November 1, 2022.   His family moved to Jackson when he was young, where he attended West Jackson Elementary School. After graduating from Jackson High School, …

William E. "Bill" Haynes

William E. “Bill” Haynes, Jr., age 83, entered his eternal rest at his residence Tuesday, November 1, 2022. Born in Jackson, TN, on June 15, 1939, he was the son of the late Mildred and William Haynes, Sr.   Graduating from Jackson High School in 1957, Bill was a member of the Golden Bears basketball …

Larry D. Petty

Larry D. Petty entered his heavenly home on October 31, 2022, at his Jackson, TN residence surrounded by his loving family, at the age of 62. Born on August 15, 1960, in Jackson, he was the son of Virginia Frances and the late Carl Petty. His career was as a machinist, retiring from Berry Plastics. …

Robert F. "Bob" Beasley

Bob Beasley, age 90, entered his heavenly home on Monday, October 24, 2022, at his Jackson residence surrounded by his loving family He was born in Jackson, TN on August 4, 1932, the son of the late Ellis and Frances Beasley. He married his first wife, Ramona Ann Mason Beasley, who preceded him in death …

Christine Elaine Hollis

Elaine, devoted wife, loving mother of two sons, and grandmother of four grandchildren, passed away peacefully at Jackson Madison County General Hospital after a brief illness on Monday October 17, 2022. She was born March 28, 1928 in Union, Mississippi, the only child of late Covert and Christine Jenkins.  She graduated from Union High School …

Charles O. Giles

Charles O. Giles, of Jackson, TN, died Saturday, October 15, 2022, at West Tennessee Veterans Home in Humboldt, TN, at the age of 95.   Born on Sunday, January 16, 1927, in Madison County, Tennessee, he was the son of the late George Fenner Giles, Sr. and Ethel Pomeroy Giles. Charles was in the second …

Matthew Wilhite

Matthew Wilhite was born on April 13, 1971, and died October 15, 2022 at his home in Jackson, TN. He is survived by his father Jerry (Peggy) Wilhite of Jackson, one sister Salena (Steve) Shannon of Jackson, and one brother Matthew (Ashley) Turk of Venice, Ca., nieces Katie Waldrup, Tansy and Nora Turk, and nephews …

Billy Joe Thomas

Billy Joe Thomas, age 89 of Jackson, passed away on Friday, October 14th, 2022, in Jackson, TN. Billy Joe was born April 8, 1933, in Henderson County, TN and grew up in the Huron Community, the fourth of five children born to the late Johnny Roy Thomas and Carrie Isabelle Fowler Thomas. He is preceded …

Edgar Frank Brasher

Edgar Frank Brasher, age 76, of Cedar Grove, TN, passed away in the early hours of October 15, 2022, at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital.   He was born and raised in Decaturville, TN, the son of the late Walter “Jub” and Mary Ruth Brasher. Those he grew up with knew him as “Duke.”   After graduating high school, …

Janice Agalie’ Jensen Robertson

Janice Agalie’ Jensen Robertson, age 82, died peacefully on Tuesday, October 11, 2022, at Methodist Hospital of Germantown, TN. She was born on April 30, 1940, in Hot Springs, NM, the daughter of the late Fern Evelyn German and Harry Francis Jensen. Jan enjoyed a thirty-eight-year nursing career beginning in the Emergency Room at Jackson-Madison …

Ralph N. Murdaugh

Ralph Niles Murdaugh died early Thursday morning, October 6, 2022. He was born on August 2, 1932, in Bemis, Tennessee, the son of the late Jesse and Exie Lee Newman Murdaugh. He was married to his wife of 59 years, Jean Murdaugh, who preceded him in death. Ralph served his country in the United States …

Frances Baker Williams ("Teeny")

Frances Baker Williams (“Teeny”) died early Friday morning, September 30, 2022, at her home with her children by her side.   Teeny was born on April 17, 1924, in Dyersburg, TN and was the daughter of the late Joe and Bessie Stone Baker. She moved to Bemis, TN with her husband, Dr. Allen Williams, in …

John Douglas Haltom, Sr.

John Douglas Haltom, Sr. passed away on Saturday, September 24, 2022, a day shy of his 75th birthday, following a courageous battle with multiple myeloma. Born as the eldest son of Douglas Lee Haltom and Ruth Lee Haynes Haltom in Jackson, Tennessee, and brother to Edward Lacy Haltom and Bruce Bartley Haltom, John graduated from …

Vernon Leon Stockton

Vernon Leon Stockton, Sr. of Beech Bluff, TN, passed away on Tuesday, September 27, 2022, at the age of 70.   Leon was born August 5, 1952, to the late Hermon and Marie Tignor Stockton in Madison County, TN, and lived his life in the Beech Bluff area.   He had many interests, including cars, …

Daris Joy Robinson

Daris JoyDale Whipple Robinson, age 81, entered her heavenly home welcomed by our Lord and Savior on Wednesday, September 21, 2022, at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital after a recurrence of leukemia.   Born in Ripley, MS on June 11, 1941, she was the daughter of Theodore and Minnie V. Hodum Whipple.  She met and then …

Bonnie L. Cooper

Bonnie L. Cooper, age 78, died peacefully on Tuesday, September 20, 2022, at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. She was born in Decatur County, TN on February 15, 1944, the daughter of the late Bill and Elzona Evans Pettigrew. She was married to Harold Cooper for thirty-two wonderful years before his death in 2018. Bonnie was …

Robert "Paul" Stovall

Robert “Paul” Stovall, Jr. died Monday, September 5, 2022, at Tennessee State Veterans Home in Humboldt, TN, at the age of 82. He was born May 4, 1940, in Memphis, TN, to the late Robert Paul Stovall, Sr. and Hortense Rainey Stovall.  Paul received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Memphis State University. …

Jerry W. Williams

Jerry W. Williams, age 83, entered his heavenly home on Sunday, August 28, 2022, with his loving wife by his side. A native of Humboldt, TN, he was born on December 25, 1938, the son of the late Lonnie and Cola Lee Davenport Williams.  He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church of Jackson, where …

Joseph "Joe" Jacks Moore

Joseph “Joe” Jacks Moore passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August 10, 2022, in Jackson, TN at the age of 78. He was born in Tuscumbia, AL on August 15, 1943, to the late Matthew Lynch Moore and Mary George Price Moore. Joe married the love of his life, Jane Maclin, after meeting her at Florence …

Patricia Faye Isbell

Patricia (Patsy) Faye Isbell, age 83, passed from this life peacefully at home with her family by her side on Monday, August 22, 2022. She was born Patricia Faye Osborne on September 23, 1938, in Birmingham, AL, to Charles Lester Osborne and Annie Upton Osborne. They returned to the Jackson area, where Patsy received most …

Michael Simiele

Michael Simiele, died on August 17, 2022, at Jackson- Madison County General Hospital at the age of 77. He was born on December 6, 1944, in Pittsfield, MA, the son of the late Nicholas and Margaret Sposato Simiele. Michael served his country for 20 years in the United States Air Force, retiring as a Senior …

Eileen Frances McKiernan Leonard

Eileen Frances McKiernan Leonard, age 78 of Jackson, TN, passed away at her home in Gulf Shores, AL on Monday, August 15, 2022 after a one-year battle with leiomyosarcoma bladder cancer. Eileen was born on April 26, 1944, in Newark, NJ to George and Veronica McKiernan. She was a 1962 graduate of Neptune High School …

Louise Hurt

Louise Hurt, age 91, received her heavenly reward on Tuesday, August 16, 2022, at her daughter’s residence. She was born in Mercer, TN on January 12, 1931, the daughter of the late Nathan N. and Lucy Jane McCarver Tims. She was married to Odell Hurt, Sr., who preceded her in death. A homemaker, Louise enjoyed …

David Max Reeves, Jr.

David Max Reeves, Jr. departed this life on Saturday, August 13, 2022, at the Jackson-Madison County General Hospital at the age of 79. David was born November 5, 1942, in Jackson, TN to the late David Max Reeves, Sr. and June Elaine Barron Reeves.  He worked at Madison Haywood Developmental Services as an assembly worker.  …

Margie F. Murphy

Margie F. Murphy, age 84, received her heavenly reward on August 9, 2022, at her residence surrounded by her loving family. She was born in McKenzie, TN on April 29, 1938, the daughter of the late David Austin and Lera Eubanks Dailey.  She was married to Robert “Bob” Murphy who preceded her in death.  A …

Bennie Harold Weaver, Sr.

Bennie H. Weaver, Sr. entered his heavenly home on August 9, 2022, surrounded by his family and friends, at the age of 82. Born in Munford, TN on June 23, 1940, he was the son of the late Johnny and Leona Gage Weaver.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Terrie Lynn Weaver in …

Randy Joe Nipp

Randy Joe Nipp left this earth and entered his heavenly home on August 4, 2022, after a lengthy battle with cancer. He leaves behind his wife of twenty years, Rebecca Nipp; his mother, Patsy Blakemore; his brother, Timothy (Carolyn) Nipp; his mother-in-law, Carolyn Booker; his sister-in-law, Deborah (David) Elston; brother-in-law; Michael (Elsie) Booker; nephews, Andrew …

Danny W, Jackson

Danny Weldon Jackson received his heavenly reward on Friday, July 29, 2022, at the age of 69. A native of Fort Worth, TX, he was born on August 18, 1952, the son of the late Carles and Ruby Nelson Jackson. His formative years were spent in Memphis, TN where was a graduate of Central High …

Freida Kay Greenway

Freida K. Greenway entered her heavenly home on Friday, July 22, 2022, at her residence surrounded by her loving family under the care of Hospice of West Tennessee at the age of 70. She was born in Jackson, TN on August 19, 1951, the daughter of the late Robert Eugene and Ida Lucille Bryant Honen. …

Rebecca Smith Lake

Rebecca Smith Lake (or Becky as she was affectionately known), entered her heavenly home on Thursday, July 21, 2022, at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital, at the age of 78. She was born the daughter of the late Warren Smith, Jr. and Augusta Woodliff Smith on June 21, 1944, in Gadsden, AL.  She married the love …

Joanne Burks

Joanne Burks, born September 13, 1936, a Jackson, TN resident, departed this life peacefully on Saturday, July 16, 2022, at Baptist Memorial Hospital East in Memphis, TN.  She was born in the Gravel Hill community of McNairy County, TN, the daughter of Thomas and Burlene Sipes Roberts.  She married young and raised her children in …

Haley Elizabeth Edwards

“O God of grace and glory, we remember before you this day Haley. We thank you for giving her to us, her family and friends, to know and to love as a companion on our earthly pilgrimage. In your boundless compassion, console us who mourn. Give us faith to see in death the gate of …

Doris Hayes Franklin

Doris Hayes Franklin, age 86, died Saturday morning July 16, 2022, at Northbrooke Health Care, under the care of Tennessee Quality Hospice. She was born Saturday June 13, 1936, in Granville County, North Carolina, the daughter of the late John Wesley and Letha Vaughn Hayes. Although she worked for a time as a bank teller, …

Randy Homer Honey

Randy Homer Honey entered his heavenly home on Sunday, July 10, 2022, at AHC Healthcare of McKenzie, TN at the age of 73.   Randy was born to Homer and Lena Honey on June 29, 1949, in Clermont Florida. He graduated from Clermont High School in 1967, where he was very involved in multiple sports …

Elaine Morton Dickensheets

Elaine Morton Dickensheets died on July 2, 2022, in Jackson, TN at the age of 90. She was born on August 21, 1931, in Union City, NJ, the daughter of Captain Harry and Agnes Kaste Morton of Peekskill, NY. Harry was a ferryboat captain in NY Harbor and Agnes was a linguist and long-time employee …

Rachel Jeanette Smith

Rachel Jeanette Smith passed away peacefully in her home on Monday, June 20, 2022, at the age of 84. Rachel was born July 9, 1937, in Jackson, TN to the late John Harold Smith & Jeanette Prendergast Smith.  Other than her parents, she was preceded in death by her sisters, Annie Mai Jamison and Harriett …

George H. Gompf, Sr.

George H. Gompf, Sr. died peacefully on Wednesday, June 15, 2022, at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital at the age of 87. He was born in Dayton, OH, the son of the late James Herbert and Rozella Baker Gompf. He served his country, retiring from the United States Air Force with 24 years of active duty. …

Burruss Nichols

Jackson, Tenn. – Burruss Nichols died peacefully after a long illness on May 13, 2022, at the age of 90, leaving a world made better by his loving heart, joyful spirit, practical intelligence, and relentless work ethic. He was born March 13, 1932, to Beulah Robbs and William Ed Nichols in Westover, Tennessee. At a …

Lynne Fairchild Spragins Dodson

Lynne Fairchild Spragins Dodson, age 86, passed away peacefully at home with family by her side on May 2, 2022. She was the daughter of Marguerite White Spragins and Robert Hearn Spragins. Dearest and most kind Lynne was born January 1, 1936, and was raised in Jackson, Tenn. She graduated from Jackson High School in …

Sherry E. Rhodes

Sherry E. Rhodes, died peacefully on Wednesday, May 4, 2022, at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital at the age of 67. She was born in Jackson, TN on April 6, 1955, the daughter of the late Otis and Onie Mae Bowman West. Sherry was a talented pianist, sharing her talents with many in the community and …

John Robert "Bob" Storey

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of John Robert “Bob” Storey, age 70, who passed away Wednesday, April 27, 2022. Bob will be remembered as a loving father who considered his family as his greatest source of pride and joy, as well as a diligent worker and faithful friend to many. …

Joyce Lee "Petey" Gregory

Joyce Lee “Petey” Gregory, died peacefully on Saturday, April 23, 2022, at her Jackson residence. Petey, as she was affectionately known, was born in Milan, TN on January 27, 1928, the daughter of the late Lawrence and Frances Thompson Newman. She was married to William “Bill” Gregory who preceded her in death in 2020. She …

John Armstrong Laughinghouse, Jr.

John Armstrong Laughinghouse, Jr., age 89, passed away on Thursday, April 14, 2022 at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. John was born on Thursday, June 2, 1932, in Vanceboro, NC to the late John Armstrong, Sr. and Margaret (Wayne) Laughinghouse. Other than his parents he is preceded in death by his life partner, Carol and their …

Dr. Walter L. Nelms, Sr.

Dr. Walter L. Nelms, Sr., age 89, died peacefully on April 19, 2022, at his home in Jackson, TN surrounded by his family. He was born in Memphis, TN on February 26, 1933, the son of the late Tip Cox Nelms and Eugenia Nabors Nelms. He proudly served his country in the United States Marine …

William Jerry Laster

Jerry Laster entered his heavenly home from Jackson-Madison County General Hospital on April 17, 2022, at the age of 86 surrounded by his loving family. A native of Crockett County, TN, he was born on February 26, 1936, the son of the late Roy and Ernestine McClaren Laster. He was married to Marcia Willodean Criss …

Alexandra Marie Harris

Alexandra Marie Harris, known best as Alex, age 28, of Jackson, entered her heavenly home on Monday, April 11, 2022. Alex was born in Caribou, Maine on Tuesday, December 21, 1993. A cherished daughter to Dr. Joe Mark and Susan Harris, Alex brought joy to everyone’s life with her loving spirit. She attended high school …

Parnell Landers

Parnell Landers entered his heavenly home on Wednesday, April 13, 2022, at the age of 89. A life-long resident of Madison County, TN, he was born on January 26, 1933, the son of the late Thomas Jackson and Molly Harris Landers. Parnell loved music and enjoyed playing his guitar up until the last few years. …

Janice Ann (Perry) Baldwin

Janice Ann (Perry) Baldwin was born in Houston, Texas on February 26, 1942.  Her parents Lewis Lee Perry and Ida Wilma (Gates) Perry and her brother, Richard Lee Perry preceded her in death.  Because her ancestral family was one of Stephen F. Austin’s “Old Three Hundred” who settled the territory on the Brazos River that …

Howard D. Yates

Howard D. Yates, age 84, of Jackson, TN, passed away on April 3, 2022, in his home surrounded by his loving family. Howard was born January 25, 1938, in Camden, TN, to the late Denton Yates and Opal Howell Yates. He was married to Marie Melton Yates, who preceded him in death. He was a …

Helen Grace Nichols Bryant

Helen Grace Nichols Bryant entered her heavenly home Monday, April 11, 2022, surrounded by her family at the age of 98. She was born in Haywood County, TN on April 27, 1923, daughter of the late Scott and Mary Ann Moore Nichols. On July 8, 1945, she married the late George W. Bryant. Helen joined …

Judy Nicks

Judy Nicks, 75, of Jackson, TN passed away April 10, 2022. She was always thankful for the many people in the Caswell County area, North Carolina, and Tennessee who supported and encouraged her along the way. She is survived by daughter, Ashley Fitch Blair and her husband, Chris Blair, and two grandchildren Madeline Blair and Seth …

Jane Preslar

Jane Preslar entered her heavenly home on Thursday, April 7, 2022, at the age of 89. She was born in Henderson, TN, the daughter of the late Luther Mitchell and Della Norwood White. She was married to the late William Preslar, who preceded her in death in 2002. Jane attended Freed-Hardeman University and was a …

Onus Ray King

Onus Ray King of Jackson TN, passed away on Saturday, April 2, 2022, at the age of 86. Onus was born on May 24, 1935, to G. Colby and Delana King in Bemis, TN. After Onus graduated from J.B. Young High School in 1953, he joined the United States Air Force, serving from 1953 to …

Mary Gene Pearson

Mary Gene Pearson, 90, daughter of the late Annie Elizabeth Coleraine and Louis Marie Coleraine, passed away at her home on Tuesday, March 29, 2022. Mrs. Pearson was the beloved wife of the late Robert Dudley “Buddy” Pearson and the mother of nine children: Ann Marie Wranovix (Frank), Barbara Bowen, Cathy Carroll (Mark), Donna Stevens …

Irby Franklin James

Irby Franklin James August 27, 1935 – March 25, 2022 Today we temporarily say goodbye and celebrate the amazing life of Franklin James who slipped the surly bonds of this earth today, March 25, 2022, to be with his Lord and those that went before him. Growing up in Madison County, the son of the …

William Thomas Wooley, Jr.

William Thomas Wooley, Jr. entered his heavenly home on March 23, 2022, at his home surrounded by his loving family, at the age of 77. Mr. Wooley was born on July 7, 1944, in Jackson, TN, the son of the late William Thomas Wooley, Sr. and Ollie Beatrice Nicholson Wooley. He was a graduate of …

Sylvia Ann Majors Brown

Mrs. Sylvia Ann Brown, age 81, of Jackson, Tennessee, departed this life Monday March 21, 2022, at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. The wife of George Dixon Brown, who survives, she was a retired employee of Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. She was born April 27, 1940, in Hardeman County, Tennessee, the daughter of the late Dorothy …

Carol Jane Valdivia

Carol Jane Valdivia, beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, and friend departed from this life and joined her Heavenly home on Monday, March 21, 2022, in the company of her adoring family.   Born the daughter of the late John and Lois (Bloden) Amione, on Monday, January 10, 1938, in Chicago, Illinois. Other than her parents …

Ronnie Nolen

Ronnie Lee Nolen, age 75, died peacefully on Saturday, March 19, 2022, at his residence at American House Senior Living of Jackson, TN. He was born in Ridgely, TN on January 19, 1947, the son of the late Thomas G. and Anna Sue Prince Nolen. Ronnie was retired as a superintendent with Ford Construction Company …

Cynthia Little Stedman

Cynthia Little Stedman, age 93, died March 9, 2022, at Town Village in Memphis, TN.   She was born March 29, 1928, in Jackson, TN the daughter of the late Carroll and Alva Bell Roote Little. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church.   Cynthia is survived by four daughters, Cindy Rhodes (Tommy) of …

Loretta Ann Tillman

Loretta Ann Tillman, age 83, of Jackson, TN, passed away at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital on Wednesday, March 9, 2022. Loretta was born in Scotts Hill, TN on Thursday, June 23, 1938, to the late Bonnie Sykes. Other than her mother, she is preceded in death by her beloved husband, Arthur Tillman, daughter, Cathy Buck, …

Ruth Bowman Hill

Ruth Bowman Hill, age 100, entered her heavenly home on March 8, 2022, from her Jackson residence, surrounded by her loving family and under the care of West Tennessee Hospice. She was born on January 3, 1922, in Lexington, TN the daughter of the late John T. and Polly Ann Garner Bowman.  She married to …

Eleanor Rose Haskins

Eleanor Rose Haskins, age 97, entered her heavenly home on Saturday, March 5, 2022, at her Madison County residence. She was born  March 3, 1925, the daughter of the late T. Ray and Annie Day Lasley. Eleanor attended College Street School and later Huntersville School through graduation. She attended Lambuth College for one year. She …

Dr. James Wallace Mosley

Dr. James Wallace Mosley, Jr., of Sugar Tree, TN passed away Tuesday, March 1, 2022, at Tennessee State Veteran’s Home in Humboldt, TN, at the age of 87. He was born September 14, 1934, in Dyer, TN to the late James Wallace Mosley, Sr. and Mildred Clara (Hall) Mosley. Other than his parents he was …

Shelby Lynne Rushing

Shelby Lynne Rushing, age 31, passed away in her mother’s arms and surrounded by her family on March 3, 2022, in Jackson, TN after a long and hard-fought battle with cancer. She was born May 18, 1990, in Jackson and graduated from South Side High School, where she was an honor student and an active …

Diana Kay McConnell

Diana Kay McConnell, age 74, entered her heavenly home Sunday, February 27, 2022, at her Henderson, TN residence. She was born January 21, 1948, in Fort Wayne, IN, the daughter of late Elmer and Helen Faye Keller Reed. Diana was a loving wife and mother who took immense pride in raising and caring for her …

Barbara Ann Chinery

Barbara Ann Chinery, a native of Jackson, TN, entered her Heavenly home Friday, February 25, 2022, at the age of 75. She was born Tuesday, June 25, 1946, the only daughter of Campbell and Vera (Johnson) Turner. Other than her parents, she is preceded in death by her beloved brother, John Robert Turner. Barbara married …

Jimmy McCoy

Jimmy McCoy (James William McCoy), of Jackson, TN, passed away and entered Heaven on February 23, 2022, at the age of 72. He was surrounded by his wife, Pamela Jayne Moon McCoy and son, Logan William McCoy, and loving family as he took his last breath. Jimmy is survived by his wife Pam; son Logan; …

Dennis Henderson

Dennis Henderson, age 68, died Monday, February 21, 2022, at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital after an extended illness surrounded by his loving family. He was born on April 9, 1953, in Anniston, AL, one of four children to Earnest Wren Henderson and Louise Rutherford Henderson. From the day he was born Dennis loved life. Always …

Joseph DiMarco

Joseph DiMarco, Jr., was born on July 11, 1950, in Germany to the late Joseph and Genoveva Hubig DiMarco. After the death of his parents, he was raised by his aunt and uncle, Joan and Robert DiMarco, in Memphis, TN. He died on February 23, 2022, of pancreatic cancer at his Jackson residence surrounded  by …

Donald Robert "Don" Morris

Donald Robert “Don” Morris left this life February 19, 2022, at the age of 85, and ran into the arms of his Savior, Jesus Christ. He was born in Dyersburg, TN to Riley L. Morris and Grace Tucker Morris on May 18, 1936. His father died when he was two years old, and he was …

Martha Elaine Dixon Bland

Martha Elaine Dixon Bland, age 76, died peacefully at her Jackson, TN residence on Wednesday, February 16, 2022. A native of Brownsville, TN, she was born on September 10, 1945, the daughter of the late Malcolm Durwood and Mary Frances Cain Dixon. She was a graduate of Haywood High School and an Honors graduate from …

Mary Louise Flagg Flanagan

Our beloved Mother, Mary Louise Flagg Flanagan, 93, died peacefully February 3, 2022, at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. She was born on March 26, 1928, in Brookline, MA the daughter of the late Jewett Taylor Flagg and Charlotte Brooks Flagg. Mary Louise was preceded in death by her husband William Stuart Flanagan, Sr., and her …

Martha Parkinson

Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his saints. Psalm 116:15 Martha Parkinson, age 93, died peacefully with her family by her side, February 7, 2022, at Brookdale Jackson Oaks. She was born in Etowah, Tennessee, the daughter of the late Harry Thomas and Thelma Snow Boone on October 5, 1928. …

Larry Mack Clark

Larry Mack Clark was with his family and died peacefully on February 7, 2022 in Jackson, TN after a long battle with COPD.   The only son of the late Floyd T. Clark and Edith Lucille Clark, he was born on March 22, 1940 in New Hampton, Missouri. Larry spent his childhood and many of …

Don Webb

What a rich, full life! What a celebration when one of God’s saints comes home! Don Webb would be the last to claim sainthood; but what is a saint, but a flawed human being who learns to forgive his weakness and that of others. One who lives out his years emulating, as best he can, …

Charles Terry Avera

Charles Terry Avera, of Jackson, TN, passed away on January 12, 2022, at the age of 69. He was born in Tallahassee, FL December 11, 1952, to the late Troy G. Avera Sr. of Nashville, GA, and Margaret M. Griffin Avera of Alapaha, GA.   The Avera and Griffin families were early settlers in North …

Bobby A. Taylor

Bobby A. Taylor, age 91, passed from this earthly world to his heavenly home on February 3, 2022, at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. Born in Mercer, TN on December 3, 1930, he was the son of the late Vester and Charmie Ford Taylor. Bobby attended and graduated from Mercer High School. He was first married …

Mary Duke Guldan

Mary Duke Guldan, beloved daughter, sister, niece, and friend departed from this life on Monday, January 31, 2022, at the age of 73, in the company of her adoring family. She was born the daughter of the late John Austin and Gloria Ann (Randolph) Guldan, on Wednesday, November 3, 1948. Other than her parents she …

Timothy "Tim" Alan Chance

Timothy Alan “Tim” Chance, age 56, died January 27, 2022, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Born in Waverly, TN on December 2, 1965, he was the son of late Barry Alan Chance and Leona Mae Stewart Chance. Tim served in the US Navy and was a self-employed Martial Arts Instructor after obtaining his 4th Degree …

Guy H. Young

Guy H. Young, age 86, of Jackson, TN passed away Wednesday, January 26, 2022, at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. Guy was born June 13, 1935, in Sumiton, AL to the late Claude D. and Vinie Elizabeth Fortenberry Young. He was a staple in Modern Woodmen of America since 1970, receiving numerous of their highest awards, …

Lester Harold James

Lester Harold James, age 87, passed away peacefully on Friday, January 28, 2022, at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital after a short illness. Harold was born on September 30, 1934, the oldest son of the late Lester Stanton James and the late Doris Strong James. He was born at their home in Eads, Tennessee which dates …

Wallace B. Mills

Wallace Mills, age 85, died peacefully on Monday, January 17, 2022, at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. Wally, as he was known to many, was born on August 28, 1936, in Bemis, TN, the son of the late Hunter Mason and Erdie Mae Butler Mills. He served his country with distinction in the United States Army …

John Francis Cotton

John Francis Cotton, age 84, of Jackson, TN passed away peacefully Saturday, January 15, 2022 in the comfort of his home.   John was born September 13, 1937 in Dallas, TX to the late Walter Francis & Jessie Mae Gates Cotton.  He was a brilliant mechanical engineer and spent many years working at Westinghouse/ABB creating …

Annie Colene Pitts Steinbach

Annie Colene Steinbach, age 82, died peacefully on Friday, January 14, 2022, at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. Colene was born in Milan, TN, the daughter of the late Walter and Susie McCoy Reaves. She was a graduate of Milan High School and married her first husband Ronnie Pitts, who preceded her in death in February …

Betty Sue Coffer

Betty Sue Coffer, died Friday, January 7, 2022, in Gallatin, Tennessee, at the age of 81.   She was born in Charleston, MO, August 12, 1940, the daughter of the late Clement and Lucille Delk Hart. Betty attended Sacred Heart Nursing School in Pensacola, FL. For many years she was Director of Surgery at Jackson-Madison …

Elizabeth "Betsy" June White

Elizabeth “Betsy” June White, age 77, of Jackson, TN passed away peacefully Tuesday, January 4, 2022 at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital.   Betsy was born on October 27, 1944, to the late Tury and Minniola Oman in Jackson, TN.  In her younger years, Betsy was a professional water-skier at Cypress Gardens.  In later years, she …

Winnie Jane Coleraine

Winnie Jane Coleraine, age 68, passed away on December 31, 2021. She was born on July 21, 1953, the daughter of Albren and Margie Mitchell Copley in Centerville, TN.   Winnie married Marty Coleraine in 1983.  Winnie was a devoted and loving wife as well as a loving mother to their two daughters, Gina and Betsy. …

Charles Rankine Roth

Rankine Roth, age 52, left this earthly life on January 4, 2022, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, TN. Rankine was born the youngest of three boys on December 10, 1969, to Georgia Middlebrooks Roth and the late Charles Nelson Roth. He was a very adventurous and self-motivated individual, who enjoyed just about every …

Allen David Escue

Allen David Escue passed away at home in the arms of his family the night of December 29th from complications of a recent fall. At 90 years old and the last Escue of his generation of siblings he meets in Heaven, those who went before him include:  his parents Dave and Viola Escue; his brothers …

Ernest Harold Taylor

Ernest Harold Taylor, age 88, passed from this earthly life to his heavenly home on January 2, 2022, at his residence. A native of Scotts Hill, TN, he was born on December 21, 1933, the son of the late Ernest Haywood and Farris Montgomery Taylor. He was preceded in death by his wife of sixty-eight …

Darce Cole Melugin

Darce Cole Melugin, age 87, died January 2, 2022, at Northbrooke Health Care and Rehab Center of Jackson of natural causes. She was born in Hickman KY on January 17, 1934, the daughter of the late Collie and Lena Maie Snead. She was married to Jesse Melugin who preceded her in death in 1998 and …

John Eggenberger

John Eggenberger, age 56, died Wednesday, December 29, 2021, at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. He was born September 22, 1965, in Memphis, TN, the son of Jerry Eggenberger and Betty Ballow Eggenberger Tucker. John was known for being an avid golfer and salesman. He could honestly sell anything, mainly because of his personality, his smile, …

Rosa Jane Ashworth

Rosa J. Ashworth, age 75, entered her heavenly home on Tuesday, December 28, 2021, at Bells Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, with her family at her side. A native of Friendship, TN, Rosa was born on February 25, 1946, the daughter of the late Voris and Mary Johnson Ponder. She was married to Ronnie Lee Ashworth, …

Barbara Vaughn Thompson

Barbara Vaughn Thompson, age 87, passed away peacefully on December 27, 2021, at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital, surrounded by her family. A Paris, TN native, Barbara was born to the late William and Lillian Hart Vaughn on October 24, 1934; the second of three daughters. Barbara grew up surrounded by love and an unbreakable sisterly …

Leslie Paul Henry

Paul Henry, age 61, died Sunday, December 26, 2021, at his residence after a brief illness. He was born on February 3, 1960, in New Orleans, LA, the son of the late Patrick and Ann Featherly Henry. He was a member of Chapel Hill Baptist Church of Milan, TN, where he was actively involved with …

Kimberly Arlene Murchison

Kimberly Arlene Murchison, age 57, passed peacefully to her heavenly home on December 24, 2021, at Hardin County Medical Center in Savannah, TN. Kim was born on March 4, 1964, in Jackson, TN, the daughter of the late James F. and Shirley Anne Tyler Murchison. She was a member of Maple Springs Cumberland Presbyterian Church …

James Hilliard "Jim" McCormick

James Hilliard “Jim” McCormick, age 75, died Friday, December 17, 2021, at his residence in Jackson, TN surrounded by his loving wife. He was born December 29, 1945, in Memphis, TN the son of the late Claude Hindman McCormick and Virginia Ruth Murphy McCormick. Jim graduated from Munford High School and the University of Tennessee …

William Baxter "Billy" Donnell

William Baxter Donnell (Billy) passed away at home, surrounded by family, on December 25, 2021. Billy was born on August 17, 1947,  raised an only child and lived his whole life on Donnell Century Farm in Spring Creek, TN. His love for farming was only surpassed by his love for his family. Billy is survived …

Vera E. Agerter

Vera E. Agerter, age 89, went to be with her heavenly family on December 19, 2021, at Jackson Madison County General Hospital. Vera was born in Jackson, TN the daughter of the late George and Eunice Henry.  She was married to Royce Agerter, who preceded her in death.  She was retired from Calvary Baptist Church, …

Florence Deweese Elliott

Florence Deweese Elliott, age 92 of Jackson, TN, passed away peacefully in her home on December 15th, 2021. She was born in Indianapolis, Indiana on June 7th, 1929, to Ell and Helen Deweese. She attended Blandville High School in Blandville, Kentucky and Union University in Jackson, Tennessee. She married Roy Glen “Bob” Elliott on July …

Walter M. Smith

Walter M.  Smith, age 93, entered his heavenly home on December 15, 2021, in his home surrounded by his loving family. A native of Munford, TN, Walter was born on April 2, 1928, the son of A. N. and Lola Holcomb Smith. He was married to Margaret “Amy” Smith for 64 years before her death …

Glen Edward Barton, Jr.

Mr. Glen Edward Barton, Jr., age 62, passed away on Saturday, December 4th at his home in Jackson, TN.  He was born to Glen Edward Barton Sr. and Vera Johnson Barton on July 6th, 1959.  He had a love for spending time outdoors and enjoying nature.  He also had a passion for cooking, was a …

Billie Marie Winbush

Mrs. Billie M. Winbush, age 92, departed to her heavenly home on December 12, 2021, at ACH Northbrooke Healthcare of Jackson. Billie was born in Crockett County, Tennessee, on October 25, 1929, the daughter of the late Hoyt and Leomer Keen Holt. She was married to Odie Thomas Winbush who preceded her in death in …

Lester Frank Downs

Lester F. Downs age 67, died Friday, December 10, 2021 at his home surrounded by his loving family after a brief illness. He was born in Lafayette, LA the son of Josiah and Thelma Hart Downs. Lester was an Honors Graduate at McNeese State University at Lake Charles, LA and was retired from the FAA …

Linda Jo Ravarino Tims

Linda Jo Ravarino Tims, age 73, of Bells, TN, passed away at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital on Sunday, December 5, 2021. Linda was born in Memphis, TN on Friday, July 16, 1948, to the late Joe and Margaret Ellen (Dunlap) Ravarino. Other than her parents, she is preceded in death by her sister, Mary Long. …

Laverne Boone

LaVerne Powell Boone, age 97, died peacefully in the early morning hours of Saturday, December 4, 2021, at Northbrooke Healthcare in Jackson, Tennessee. She was born in Alamo, TN on July 29, 1924, the daughter of the late Claude and Pearl Gaba Gourley. After graduating from Jackson High School LaVerne traveled to Washington, DC and …

Jimmy I. Brittain, Jr.

  Jimmy I Brittain, Jr. age 47 went to be with his heavenly father on Thursday, December 2, 2021. He was born in Jackson, TN on September 5, 1974, the son of Jimmy I. Brittain, Sr, and Lillian Barker Brittain.  After working in the family business for several years, Jimmy ventured out on his own …

Becky L. Turcotte

Becky L. Turcotte, age 43, died peacefully at Anderson Regional Medical Center in Meridian, MS on Saturday, November 27, 2021, after a short illness. She was born in Jackson, TN on June 8, 1978, the daughter of Ashley S. and Patrician Ann Tuberville Johnson. Becky attended the University of Tennessee at Martin, where she was …

Jimmy D. Carey, Jr

Jimmy D. Carey, age 50, died Friday, November 26, 2021, in his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born August 11, 1971, in Huntingdon, TN the son of Jimmy Carey, Sr. and Martha Phiffer Carey. Jimmy was very athletic and loved baseball and golf. He played collegiate baseball at Jackson State Community College …

Shirley Ann Bright

Shirley Ann Bright, age 82, died November19, 2021. She was a former resident of Jackson, TN. She was born in Lexington, TN on November 16, 1939, the daughter of the late Norman William and Ardie Kee Sparks. She was also preceded in death by a son, Jerry Michael Bright and a granddaughter, Carly Rene’ Napier. …

Dr. Benny D. Hopper

Benny Douglas Hopper, age 83, died peacefully on November 17, 2021, at Jackson-Madison County Hospital. He was born March 7, 1938, in Rutherford to Ben and Lois Hopper. He is survived by is wife, Gail and four children, Keith (Terrie) Wendy, Kelly (Rick) and John (Missy) and his sister, Jane Tanner.  He was blessed with …

Eddie Dewayne Moore

Eddie Dewayne Moore, age 53, passed away Monday, November 8, 2021, at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. He was born May 8, 1968, in Jackson, TN, the son of Eddie Roy and Sherry Surratt Moore. He grew up in Memphis, TN, graduating from Kirby High School where he played football, basketball, and baseball. From 1992 until …

Mary L. Newman

Mary L. Newman, age 86, died peacefully on November 7, 2021, at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. She was born in Raleigh, Illinois on January 17, 1935, the daughter of the late Thomas and Ruby Karnes Upchurch. She was married to Ed Newman who preceded her in death in 1999. Mary was a very active member …

Robert Lynn "Bobby" Carroll

Robert Lynn “Bobby” Carroll, age 69, entered his heavenly home on October 28, 2021, at his Lavinia, TN residence. Bobby was born in Jackson, TN on February 9, 1952, the son of the late T.R. and Frances Odell Carroll. He was a 1970 graduate of Southside High School and maintained close friendships with many of …

Jerry Lee Morgan

Mr. Jerry Lee Morgan, beloved husband, father, and grandfather, departed from this life and entered his Heavenly home on Wednesday, November 3, 2021, in the comfort of his home and the love of his adoring family.   Born the son of the late Odis and Helen (Leslie) Morgan, on Monday, May 21, 1946, Jerry was …

LTC (R) USAF Robert L. Brand

LTC (R) USAF Robert L. Brand, age 99, died at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital after a brief illness. A native of New York City, NY, Lt. Colonel Brand was born on July 7, 1922, the son of Edmund and Julia Vigh Brand. He married Vivian Chamberlain Brand who preceded him in death in 2001. He …

Betty Carla Jacobs

Betty Carla Jacobs, age 70, peacefully transitioned from this life to her Heavenly home on Wednesday, October 20, 2021, at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. She was born the daughter of the late Rev. J.G. and Betty (Rogers) Wise on Thursday, August 16, 1951, in Jackson, TN. Other than her parents, Carla is preceded in death …

Brown G. Freeman

Brown Freeman, age 93, passed away October 18, 2021.  He was born in Centerville, TN on July 23, 1928.   He was the son of the late Samuel Waymer Freeman and Gertrude Ava Milan Freeman.  He was a member of Old Hickory Church of Christ.   He worked at Genesco in Nashville for 45 years as a …

Darful Henry Thomason, Jr.

Darful Henry Thomason, Jr. was born on Saturday, November 19,1938, and gained his heavenly home on Friday, October 8, 2021, at the age of 82.   He was born in Bemis, TN on South Missouri Street, in the first house behind Bemis Cotton Mill, one of three children to the late Darful, Sr. and Mildred …

Ann Kirby

Ann Kirby, age 95, died on Wednesday, October 6, 2021, at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. She was born in Humboldt, TN the daughter of the late Edgar Charles and Anna Woodard Barnett.  She was married to James F. Kirby who preceded her in death on February 12, 2007.  She and her husband owned and operated …

Mary M. Buck

Mary M. Buck, age 93, died peacefully at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Henderson County, TN on August 8, 1928, the daughter of the late Johnny Roy and Carrie Isabell Fowler Thomas.  Mary was an avid outdoor person who enjoyed caring for and watching her hummingbirds. She worked hard …

Ruthie Dean Bunch

Ruthie Dean Bunch, age 58, of Jackson, passed peacefully in her home surrounded by the love of her family after a courageous battle with cancer. Ruthie was born in Tiptonville, TN on Wednesday, June 12, 1963, to the late Guy Whitt and Mary (Hipps) Whitt. Other than her father she is preceded in death by …

R. D. "Bill" Pipkin

D. “Bill” Pipkin, age 83, died peacefully on October 5,2021 at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. Bill was born in Jackson-Madison County on December 8, 1937, the son of the late J. B and Maurine Doss Pipkin.  In his early years Bill loved flying airplanes and showing antique trucks and in his later years he loved …

David N. Carter, Jr

David Nathaniel Carter, Jr., age 68, died October 4, 2021, at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital after a brief illness. He was born on August 17, 1953, in Jackson, Tennessee to the late David Carter, Sr. and Sara Maitland Carter. David was retired and had lived in the Beech Bluff Community for more than 30 years. …

Gertrude Sullivan Driver

Gertrude Sullivan Driver passed away on October 3rd, 2021.  She was born in Duck Hill, MS on January 8th, 1937, the daughter of the late Richard and Annie Sue Sullivan. She graduated from Binford High School in 1955 where she was a member of the choir, track team and basketball team.   After graduation she entered …

Richard L (R.L.) Woodard

Richard L. (R.L.) Woodard, age 87, went home to be with Christ, His Savior on Monday, October 4, 2021. A celebration of his life memorial service will be held on Saturday, October 9, 2021, at 11:00 AM in the chapel of Arrington Funeral Directors, with Rev. Bill Espy officiating.  Burial will follow in Ridgecrest Cemetery, …

Kathie Jean Dehn

Kathie Jean Dehn, age 77, devoted wife and mother, peacefully transitioned from this life to her Heavenly home on Friday, October 1, 2021, in the comfort of her daughter and son-in-law’s home, Mark and Kelley McCullar.   She was born the daughter of the late William Loyal and Edith Imogene (Cowart) Tubb on Sunday, October …

Jennie Sue Doss

Jennie Sue Doss, age 89, of Jackson, TN, passed away at her residence in Jackson on Saturday, September 25, 2021, surrounded by her adoring family. Jennie was born in Holland, MO, on August 15, 1932, to the late Joe and Mary (Joyce) Prichard. Other than her parents, she was preceded in death by the love …

Ralph "Wolf" Hays Lovell, Jr.

Ralph Hays “Wolf” Lovell, age 72, died on Tuesday, May 26, 2020, at his home in Jackson, TN.  He was born on September 27, 1947 in Jackson, TN, the son of Ralph Hays and Gertrude Alberta Schultz Lovell.  He was educated in Jackson city schools, graduating in 1965 from Jackson High School.  Prior to joining …

Willard Ray Stegall

Willard Ray Stegall, age 85, peacefully passed away in the comforts and company of his adoring family on Thursday, September 16, 2021. Willard Ray Stegall was born on Tuesday, October 1, 1935, to William H. and Lucy (Hale) Stegall, one of 6 children. Other than his parents, Willard is preceded in death by his brother, …

James (Jim) W. Matterson

James (Jim) W. Matterson, age 84, died peacefully on Wednesday, September 15, 2021, at his residence surrounded by his family. Jim was born in Skaneateles, NY on December 22, 1936, the son of the late Curtiss D. and Elizabeth L Matterson.  Jim and his family moved to Jackson, TN in 1978 to work at the …

Winetta Ann Tassin

Winetta Ann Tassin, beloved wife, sister and friend departed from this life on Thursday, September 9, 2021, at the Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. She was born the daughter of the late Denzel and Marjorie (Dockins) Dukes on Thursday, November 12, 1952, in Greenville, Kentucky. Winetta graduated in 1971 from Milan High School with honors. After …

Tom F. Hay

Tom F. Hay, age 77, died on Wednesday, September 15, 2021, at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital.    A native of Trenton, TN, he was born on November 17, 1943, the son of the late Homer and Mildred Kilzer Hay.  He was a graduate of the University of Tennessee at Martin as the first music education graduate.  Tom’s …

Jerry Franklin Poteete

Jerry F. Poteete, age 83, died peacefully on September 16, 2021, at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. He was born in Jackson, Madison, Co., on February 12, 1938, the son of the late Clarence Hilton and Maggie D. Owens Poteete.  He served his country in the United States Army and the TN Army National Guard.  He …

Allison Tanner West

Allison Tanner West, a current Alabamian who originally hailed from Tennessee, passed away on Tuesday, September 7th, 2021, at the Huntsville Hospital, Huntsville, AL after a brief illness.   Allison was born on Monday, January 9th, 1961, in Memphis, TN, to Wayne Hayes and Barbara Barton Tanner, and sister, Lee Anne. They moved several times …

Terri Lynn Marbury

Terri Lynn Marbury, age 62, passed peacefully from this earthly life on September 9, 2021, to be with her heavenly family. She was born in Jackson, TN on September 29, 1958, the daughter of the late Benny and Norma Sheppard Fesmire.  Sundays were Terri’s favorite day of the week by going to church and being …

Robert "Bobby" Ira Tipton

Robert Ira “Bobby” Tipton, age 69, passed away on September 6, 2021, at Bells Nursing and Rehab, having been a resident there for ten plus years. He was born in Jackson, TN, on February 7, 1952, to the late Ira and Dorothy Sue Tipton.  He was educated in the Jackson City Schools and graduated from …

Billy Alvin Hurt, Sr.

Billy Alvin Hurt, Sr., age 87, of Cedar Grove, TN went to be with the Lord on Friday, August 27, 2021 after a brief illness. Billy was a U. S. Army veteran of the Korean War where he served in active duty.  He was a flag bearer in the Honor Guard and earned several metals …

Billy S. Wootten, Jr.

Billy S. Wootten, Jr., age 70, died Wednesday evening August 25, 2021, at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital after a brief illness. He was born August 14, 1951, the son the late Billy Sylvester Wootten, Sr. and June Callis Wootten.  Billy spent his working career as an insurance adjuster and retired from Auto-Owners Insurance Company in …

Robert "Bob" Terry Burch

Robert “Bob” Burch, 79, died Tuesday, August 10, 2021, at Jackson – Madison County General Hospital. He was born July 16, 1942, the son of the late Herman and Lela Samples Burch in Trenton, TN. He spent his working career in banking mainly with Fidelity Federal. Bob loved traveling, gardening, was a member of the …

Donald L. Rowell

Donald L. Rowell, age 86, of Jackson, TN passed away on Wednesday, August 4, 2021, at his residence in the company of his family. Donald was born on Friday, March 22, 1935, in Miami, FL to the late Edward and Helen (Patton) Rowell. Donald met the love of his life Irene Hack and eventually joined …

Cora Simpson Shires

Cora Simpson Shires, age 92, of Jackson, TN, went to be with our Lord on Sunday, August 8, 2021. Cora was born in Middleton, TN, on Friday, December 21, 1928, to the late Henry Grady Simpson, Sr. and Mary Elizabeth (Rogers) Simpson. Other than her parents she is preceded in death by her beloved husband …

Danny Ray Hurst, Jr.

  Danny Ray Hurst, Jr., age 50, died on Sunday, August 1, 2021, at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital from complications of COVID-19. A native of Selmer, TN, he was born on May 1, 1971, the son of Danny Ray Hurst, Sr. and Angie Hendrix Hurst.  Danny was an active member of Fellowship Bible Church, participating …

Shirley Ann Smith

Shirley, who loved being called “Nana” by her grandchildren, passed peacefully on Aug 4th, 2021. Shirley was born in Jackson, TN on March 28th, 1948, to Sidney and Mary Elizabeth Brock. Shirley was a loving and devoted mother to Emily Dianne Harris and grandmother to Brock Anthony and Madden Elizabeth Harris.  It is hard to …

Carl Barry O'Cain

Mr. Carl Barry O’Cain, beloved husband, father, and grandfather, departed from this life on Friday, July 30, 2021, in the company of his adoring family. Born the son of the late John Ennis, Sr., and Leila (McFadden) O’Cain, on Monday, April 29, 1940. Other than his parents he is preceded in death by his son, …

Elizabeth G. "Trudy" Williams

Trudy Williams, age 82, passed from her earthly home on July 30, 2021, at her residence surrounded by her loving husband and family. She was born in Bells, TN on July 21, 1939, the daughter of the late Max Russell and Elizabeth Mosley Harwell.  She was a 1957 graduate of Jackson High School and attended …

Susan Akin Ogilvie Thomason

Susan Akin Ogilvie Thomason was born April 14, 1926, to Janie Pearl and James Robert Ogilvie in Columbia, Tennessee. She died July 29, 2021, at Jackson Madison County General Hospital where she worked as a Registered Nurse for 36 years and was a volunteer in critical care waiting until she was 92 years old. She …

Betty M. Kendall

Betty M. Kendall, age 93, died Saturday, July 24, 2021, at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. She was born in Troy, TN on February 25, 1928, the daughter of the late Jack and Lois Kinsey Simpson.  Betty was married to the late Gibson Kendall for sixty-five years at his death.  She was retired from Sears, where …

Gene N. Skelley

Gene N. Skelley, age 93, died peacefully on Saturday, July 24, 2021, at Bells Nursing and Rehab Center. He was born in Memphis, TN the son of the late Ellis V. and Roberta Wynns Skelley.  He proudly served his country in the United States Navy during the conclusion of WWII.  He was a graduate of …

Troy Allen Miller

Troy A. Miller, beloved husband, father, and son, died suddenly at the age of 46 on Tuesday, July 20, 2021, at his residence.  He was born in Aberdeen, MD on Tuesday, March 18, 1975, the son of Laurence Miller and the late Jamie Clark Folkenroth.   Troy was a graduate of Northeast High School and …

William Joseph Lasley

William (Bill) Joseph Lasley William Joseph Lasley, age 92, died July 18, 2021, peacefully in his home after an extended illness. The family rejoices that he has entered eternity. William (Bill, as his friends and family called him) was born in Jackson, TN on June 2, 1929. He is survived by his children, Ronnie Lasley …

Susan Steed Hendrix

Susan Steed Hendrix passed away surrounded by family on Saturday July 3, 2021, at the age of 74. She was preceded in death by her parents, Hubert A. Steed and Sarah L. Andrews and her dear friend Marie Townes. She is survived by her loving husband, Dwayne Sr., one child Dwayne Jr, one grandchild, Jordan …

Richard Joel Tedford

Richard Joel Tedford, age 68, of Jackson, Tennessee, a hardworking, humble and devoted husband, father, son, brother and loyal friend entered eternal life on June 29, 2021, at his residence. Richard was born in Jackson on Thursday, November 20, 1952, the son of Harold and Marcine (Poteete) Tedford who survive. On August 16, 2020, Glenna …

Jesse B. Jones

Jesse B. Jones of Jackson, formerly of Union City, passed away Saturday, July 3, 2021 at his home. SERVICES: Funeral services will be held at the First Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Jackson at 2pm on Thursday July 8. Visitation will begin at 1 pm with funeral services following at 2. Arrington Funeral Directors is in …

Page Newman

Born in Ripley, Tennessee on December 24, 1936, Page M.  Newman Jr., age 84, died July 2, 2021, at his residence in Jackson, TN. He was married to his wife Helen Newman for over 66 years, and they resided in Jackson for over 49 years. Helen passed away just a week prior to Page.   …

Wilma Helen Morgan

Wilma “Helen” Morgan passed from this life on July 4, 2021, at her residence surrounded by her loving family under the care of Hospice of West Tennessee. Helen was born on September 24, 1928, in Decatur County, TN the daughter of the late Blaine and Vernie Duke Campbell.  She spent some time in Lake County, …

Doris Mae Davis

Doris Mae Davis was born February 28, 1936, and went to be with her Lord, Jesus Christ, July 2, 2021.  She passed peaceful at her home with family by her side. Mrs. Davis lived most of her life in Jackson and graduated from North Side High School in 1954.  She married the love of her …

Helen H. Newman

Born in Lauderdale County, Tennessee on July 20, 1938, Helen H. Newman died Thursday, June 24, 2021, at Northbrooke Healthcare & Rehab Center in Jackson, Tennessee. She was married for over 66 years to her husband, Page M. Newman, who survives, residing in Jackson for 49 years. Other survivors are two sons, Rick P. Newman …

Lucy Elaine Welch

Funeral services for Mrs. Lucy Elaine Vinson Welch will be held Tuesday, June 29, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. at Hillcrest Baptist Church in Jackson, Tennessee. The family will receive friends at 11:00 a.m. until the service time at the church. Interment will be at Sherman Cemetery in Sherman, Mississippi. Mrs. Welch, age 92, passed away …

Ernest Roy Davis

Ernest Roy Davis Age 86 died peacefully at home on June 18,2021.  He is survived by his devoted wife, Shirley Davis and his 4 children Mike Davis, Jeff Davis, Teresa Barnes and Randy Allen.  He is also survived by his 7 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren. There will be a graveside service for his loving family …

Michael Anthony Smith

Michael A. Smith, age 64, died Wednesday, June 16, 2021, at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital after a period of extended illness. He was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan on June 20, 1956, the son of Betty Joe Glidewell Smith and the late Rev. Bill H. Smith.  In his younger years he enjoyed duck hunting and …

Clifford Roy Watne

Clifford Roy Watne, age 75, of Humboldt, TN, died Friday, June 11, 2021 at Jackson-Madison County Hospital after a year-long battle with cancer. He was born in Great Falls, Montana the son of Roy and Agnes Erickson Watne, and raised in Billings, MT. He retired as a Distribution Manager of DeVilbiss/ITW after 36 years. He …

Sharon Ann Lynch

Sharon Ann Lynch, age 70, died June 5, 2021, at her residence in Bells, TN. She was born July 26, 1950, in Alamo, TN the daughter of the late Clyde Hampton and Mary Jo Hampton Bush. Sharon attended Beech Bluff School, was a member of Highland Park Church and was a painter by trade. She …

Jerry Jones Choate

Jerry Jones Choate of Jackson, Tennessee passed away peacefully at home on June 8, 2021.  Jerry was born on August 3, 1937 in Wingo, Kentucky, at his grandmother’s home. Son of Dr. J.E. Choate and Florence Marie Choate, Jerry attended Lipscomb University and then the University of Tennessee at Knoxville on a tennis scholarship, where …

Paul Steven White

Paul Steven White, 74, died June 2, 2021, peacefully at his residence surrounded by his family. He was born one of eight children to Aaron White and Clyde Singleton White in Hardin County. He was raised on a farm and worked many years at Shiloh National Military Park. He loved the Park and his work. …

Gregory (Greg) B. Rushing

Greg Rushing, age 59, died on Wednesday, June 2, 2021, at the Jackson Madison County General Hospital after a sudden illness. Greg was born in Jackson, TN on August 26, 1961, the son of Alice Faye Collins Rushing and the late Virgil Leon Rushing.  Greg was a self-taught auto body repairman starting out in his …

Herman Tipton Baker

Herman Tipton Baker, 83, died May 26, 2021, at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. He was born August 6, 1937, in Sevier County, TN, the son of the late Harold and Ruth Rule Baker. He grew up in Sevier County, received his bachelor’s degree from Carson Newman, and his master’s degree from the University of Tennessee.  …

Shirley M. Pirtle Crick

Shirley M. Pirtle Crick, 73, died Saturday, May 29, 2021, after a brief illness.  She was born in Bolivar, TN to the parents of Claude Sherrell Pirtle and Mary Sue Rogers.  After 27 years of service, she retired in 2015 as an accountant for the City of Jackson.  Shirley was an accountant for Lambuth College …

Donald Smith Ray

Donald Smith Ray, age 80, died May 17, 2021 at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital.      He was born September 20, 1940 in Puryear, TN the son of the late Wayne and Albena Smith Ray. He graduated Puryear High School 1958 and began his career with Holley Carburetor and Goodyear Tire in Paris, TN before …

Louise Buck

Louise Buck, age 74, passed from her earthly home Saturday, May 8, 2021 at Baptist East Hospital in Memphis. She was born in Corinth, MS on December 4, 1946, the daughter of John Clifton and Mildred L Baker Kirk.  Louise spent her working career in the medical field, most recently in medical records with TranSouth …

Terry Dee Dyer

Terry Dee Dyer, age 62, died Tuesday, April 20, 2021 after a sudden illness. Deputy Dyer, “Bear” as he was affectionately known by family and friends, was born on April 25, 1958, the son of the late Robert J. and Gerthie Maness Dyer.  Following his service in the United States Army, Terry followed his calling …

Carol Jean Hall

Carol Jean Hall, age 65 of Jackson, Tennessee, passed away at Jackson-Madison General Hospital on Friday, April 2, 2021. Carol was born in Detroit, Michigan on May 23, 1955 to the late George Hall, Sr., and Betty Jean (Craig) Hall, who survives. Other than her father, she is preceded by a brother, George Allen Hall. …

Peggy Jane Burkett

Peggy Jane Burkett, age 68, went to her heavenly home April 3, 2021. She was born on December 29, 1953 to Acie Monroe and Ruby Nell Chandler Burkett. She graduated from Peabody High School and Union University with a degree in nursing. She dedicated her entire life to nursing and adored all her co-workers. She …

Brenda Pentecost Mills

Brenda Pentecost Mills, age 74, died March 31, 2021 at Bells Nursing Home. She was born July 14, 1946 in Jackson, Tennessee, the daughter of Burnie and Jeanette Pentecost. She was a member of Woodland Baptist Church in Haywood County. She retired from Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. She loved traveling with her husband and spending …

Phyllis McKinney

Phyllis Annette Gibbons McKinney, beloved wife, mother and Nana, passed way in Jackson, Tennessee March 4, 2021 at the age of 73. Phyllis was born January 22, 1948 in Jackson, Tennessee, the daughter of Roy Melvin and Lilly Mae Beasenburg Gibbons.  She was a 1966 graduate of North Side High School and worked for the …

Dr. Charles Alfred Greathouse

Dr. Charles Alfred Greathouse, age 89, of Jackson, TN went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Sunday, March 7, 2021. Dr. Greathouse was born in Jackson, TN on November 22, 1931, the son of James Marvin and Mary Kierolf Greathouse.  He graduated from Jackson High School, where he played basketball and …

Hattie Lea Moore

Lea died peacefully on March 6, 2021 at her Morning Point residence in Springhill, TN. She was born in Mt. Vernon, TX on January 21, 1929, the daughter of the late Joseph Tollie and Hattie Lea Mullins Kinard.  She was married to Frank Riley Moore, who preceded her in death in 2010.  Lea had a …

John Paul "Jack" Huff

Mr. John Paul Huff, best known as Jack, passed away on Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at his residence in the company of his adoring family. John was born in Toledo, OH on Tuesday, December 19, 1933 to the late John R. and Ada (Delamotte) Huff. In 1989 he joined his wife Judy in marriage and …

Larry Joe Strange

Larry Joe Strange was born March 23, 1938, to James Freddie and Nettie V Strange in Crockett Mills, Tennessee. His education started out on shaky ground as he cried most every day for the first two years, being homesick for home. He grew up in Crockett Mills, graduating from Hamlett-Robertson High School in 1956. He …

Fred Bean

Freddie “Fred” Royce Bean, age 81, died early Saturday morning February 27, 2021 at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital after a short illness. He was born in Starkville, Mississippi on June 20, 1939, the son of the late Fred Otis Bean and Amretta Fondren Bean. Fred graduated from West Point High School, Mississippi State University and …

Sylvia Catrina Buck Giles

Sylvia Giles, age 90, died on Friday, February 19, 2021 at her Jackson residence, Morningside of Jackson. Sylvia was born in Beech Bluff, Tennessee on December 7, 1930, the daughter of the late Locie Hester and Neta Jared Buck. She was a graduate of Beech Bluff High School where she received the D.A.R. Good Citizenship …

Robert Franklin Valentine

Robert Franklin Valentine, age 87, died peacefully at his home in Jackson on February 15, 2021. Robert was born in Mercer, TN on March 9, 1933, the son of the late John Franklin and Beulah Robinson Valentine and brother to the late Gloria Valentine Harris.  He was educated in Mercer, TN, Oakridge, TN and graduated …

Charles F. Hampton

Charles Fay Hampton, born December 5, 1935 in Bemis, Tennessee, finished his earthly race on February 14, 2021 in Nashville, Tennessee.  Charles was raised in a Christian home and from an early age committed his life to serving his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.  He was devoted to his God, his family, his church, music …

Louis F. Fullerton, Jr.

Louis F. Fullerton, Jr., died on Friday, February 5, 2021 at his Jackson residence. He was born in the Oakfield Community on April 20, 1932, the son of the late Louis F. Fullerton, Sr. and Nealy Fullerton.  Captain Fullerton retired from the Jackson Police Department on April 3, 1998 with over thirty years of service.  …

Jimmy Dale Hendrick

Jimmy Dale Hendrick, age 79, went to his forever home to be with Jesus on Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at Jackson Madison County General Hospital.   He was born in Temple, TX, on January 5, 1942, the son of the late Ollie and Hilda Hagameister Hendrick. Jim is a graduate of the University of Texas …

James Avery "Jimmy" Barnes

James Avery “Jimmy” Barnes, age 84, passed away on Tuesday, January 26, 2021.   A native of Jackson, Jimmy was born on August 24, 1936, the son of the late William Jackson (Jack) and Nola Myrle Barnes. He was a veteran of the United States Army serving in Japan as a member of the Military …

Joyce Lynn Barefoot

Joyce Lynn Barefoot, the daughter of the late Colbert and Thelma Wallace Camp, died January 23, 2021 at Maplewood Nursing Home in Jackson, Tennessee. She was born on November 17, 1927 in Monroe, Louisiana. She lived a beautiful life for 93 years and was married to Dr. Hyran Barefoot for 71 years.  Other than her …

Sandra Jean MacDiarmid

Sandra Jean MacDiarmid (“Sandy” or “Miss Sandy”), age 73, of Jackson, TN, peacefully drifted off this mortal coil on Wednesday, January 13, 2021, to whatever dreams may come. Sandy was an amazing woman. She was born in Waukegan, Illinois on May 14, 1947, to the late John and Frances Irene (Kinczewski) Bicanic. Her childhood involved …

Ray A. Dilbeck

Ray A. Dilbeck, age 86, died on Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at Jackson Madison County General Hospital. A native of Benton, TN, Ray was born on May 17, 1934, the son of the late Alex Richard and Martha Jane Fisher Dilbeck.  He served in the United States Army and was married to Betty Dilbeck who …

Sallie M. Clay

Sallie M. Clay, age 95, died on Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at the Jackson Madison General Hospital after a brief illness with Pneumonia. She was born in Madison County, TN on September 17, 1925, the daughter of the late Robert Lee and Mary Duke Murren.  She married Joseph Edward Clay on October 24, 1942, and …

Audrey Ellen Mathis

Audrey Ellen Mathis, age 84, passed from this life to the next, on Sunday, January 10, 2021, following a brief illness and hospice care at the home of her daughter, Patricia Mathis in Jackson, TN. Audrey, affectionately known as “Dolly” by her friends and family, was born on May 4, 1936 in Foley, AL, the …

THOMAS G. 'TOMMY' BUNTIN

Thomas Gray “Tommy” Buntin, age 88, died on Sunday, January 10, 2021 at Methodist Olive Branch Hospital. Tommy was born in Richmond, VA on July 25, 1932, the son of the late Charles Henry Buntin, Sr. and Gladys Hawkins Buntin.  He was a 1951 graduate of Jackson High School, where he was a member of …

Ona Mae McFarland

  Ona “Mae” McFarland, age 94, died January 6, 2021 after a short illness. She was born July 15, 1926,  the daughter of John and Bessie Ferrell Harrington in Hot Springs, Arkansas and married Jack McFarland January 26, 1946. Mae is the mother of Gary McFarland (Paula) of Loudon, Tennessee, Randall (Randy or Mac) McFarland …

Martha Carol Hampton Gaddie

Martha Carol Hampton Gaddie was born on January 17, 1930, in Paris, TN.  Her parents were the late Rena Hunt Hampton and Clarence O. Hampton, Sr.  She died on Friday, January 1, 2021 at her Jackson residence.  Her only brother was Clarence O. Hampton, Jr., who died in 2009. Martha attended Shemwell Kindergarten, Atkins-Porter Elementary, …

Dewey N. Swims

Dewey Nelson Swims, Jr., returned to his heavenly home on January 5, 2021. He was born on December 7,1939 to the late Dewey and Carlotta Morgan Swims. He was a gifted athlete at Portageville High School, graduating in 1958. Dewey attended Murray State University on a football scholarship, later transferring to Memphis State University where …

Dorothy Witherspoon

  Dot Witherspoon, age 91, died December 31, 2020 at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital after a short illness. She was born June 19, 1929, the daughter of  Howard and Elease Sanders Williams and lived in Jackson, Tennessee her entire life. She was employed by Milan Arsenal for 30 years until her retirement. Other than her …

Gilbert Kiper

Gilbert W. Kiper, age 72, died December 24, 2020 at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. He was born May 12, 1948 in East Chicago, Indiana, the son of Cecil and Shirley Crenshaw Kiper. He graduated from Springfield High School in the class of 1967. Gil married Loretta Widmayer in Jackson, Michigan in 1972. Gil served in …

Ronald "Ronnie" Boyse

Ronnie was born and raised in Southern California and enjoyed living the California life. He was always hanging with his friends, skateboarding, and going to many, many concerts (with or without a ticket, Ha-ha!). After moving to Tennessee, he gained many new friends, even connecting with other California transplants who happened to live here. All …

Ruth Elizabeth Yates

Ruth Elizabeth Ezell Yates, 96, of Jackson, TN passed away on December 26, 2020. She was born October 2, 1924 to Will and Bula Mitchell Ezell in the Christmasville Community near Trezevant, TN in Carroll County. Ruth grew up on the family farm with four older siblings: James Ezell, Finis Ezell, Audra Ezell Essery, and Mildred Ezell Scates. She loved …

Virginia Burris Kissell

On the morning of December 25, 2020, Virginia Burris Kissell of Jackson, TN., died at the age of 91. Virginia was born to Dewey and Mae Burris August 3, 1929, in Rockwood, TN.   She was married to E.B. Kissell Jr. in 1963.  He preceded her in death in 1997.  Virginia worked for over 30 years …

Blakelee Hope Reeves

  Blakelee Hope Reeves, newborn daughter of Rick Reeves and Lynsey Reeves of Yuma, Tennessee was born Sunday, December 20 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, TN and went to Heaven while in surgery. Weighing 2 lbs. 10 oz. and measuring 15 inches long, this beautiful dark-haired girl was much loved by family and …

Rosabelle L. Heatherly

Rosabelle L. Heatherly   Rosabelle “Rose” Heatherly passed away quietly December 22nd surrounded by her family. She leaves a legacy of love and joy that cannot be filled. Rose loved life and Rose loved people. She never met a stranger and people instantly became her best friend.   Rosabelle was born September 9, 1927, just …

Janice Frizzell Garner

Janice was born in Memphis, TN on October 22, 1938 and grew up in Lexington, TN.  Her parents were the late John L. and Donna Mae Frizzell.  Janice graduated from Lexington High School in 1956, where she played basketball and was a cheerleader.  She met a Lexington High School football player by the name of …

Claude Neil Morphis

Claude Neil Morphis, age 75, died early Saturday morning December 19, 2020 at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital after a lengthy illness. Neil was born in Bemis, TN November 17, 1945, the son of the late George and Myrtle Haney Morphis. He served four years in the Army National Guard and forty-five years in law enforcement …

Audrey Osborne

Audrey Graves Osborne, 95, died peacefully in her home December 14, 2020.  She was born June 8, 1925 in Chester County, Tennessee the daughter of Robert and Ethel Lee Tedford.  She retired as an LPN from Jackson-Madison County Hospital. Audrey enjoyed cooking, gardening, sewing and quilting, and being with her family.  She especially enjoyed her …

Teddie "Ted" Phipps

Teddie Lee (Ted) Phipps, loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, and friend, died Saturday December 12 at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital at the age of 66 after a brief illness. He was born on September 3, 1954 in Wyandotte, Michigan, the son of late Herman and Margaret Naomi Patton Phipps. Growing up in Michigan, Ted was …

Sherry Lynn Knight Raines

Sherry Lynn Knight Raines was born December 12, 1956 in Milan, Tennessee and made the transition to her heavenly home on November 25, 2020. She passed away due to complications after open heart surgery at Vanderbilt hospital. Her loving daughter and son-in-law were at her side. Sherry was the daughter of Thomas Knight and Becky …

Ryan Wallace Graves

Ryan Wallace Graves, age 23, of Jackson, TN, passed away at Jackson-Madison General Hospital on Monday, December 7, 2020. Ryan passed from this life in the embrace of his dedicated and loving parents, and his first walk was into the arms of his Savior. Praise be to the Lord, Ryan is now completely free, hearing …

Jerry Kenneth Moore

Jerry Kenneth Moore Obituary December 7, 2020   Jerry Kenneth Moore, age 79, passed away peacefully on December 3, 2020 at Jackson Madison Hospital. He was born January 25, 1941 in the City of Belmont in Gaston County, North Carolina. Jerry was the youngest son of his late parents Carl K. Moore and Dallas Henderson …

Don Coleman

Don A. Coleman, age 85, died peacefully at his residence on November 26, 2020 surrounded by his loving family under the care of Avalon Hospice of Jackson. He was born in Warrensburg, MO on April 9, 1935, the son of the late E. H. and Jessie Winfrey Coleman. As a minister of music, Don had …

Thomas Clark Shaw

Thomas Clark Shaw, age 66, entered into Heaven’s Glory on Wednesday, November 25, 2020 in Jackson, Tennessee after a short illness. He was a beloved husband, Dad and Granddaddy. He served as a longtime Jackson businessman, restaurateur, as well as a local, state, regional and national tourism industry leader. He is survived by his wife …

Myrtis Wilson

Myrtis Wilson, age 93, passed peacefully to be with our Lord on Wednesday, December 2, 2020 at Northbrooke Healthcare in Jackson, TN.  She was born October 28, 1927, the daughter of Walter and Leila (Litchfield) Hodges in Beaufort, SC. She started being a Hairdresser at age 18 and retired at age 82 and loved every minute of it.  She …

Joann Baker

Joann Baker, age 76, died on Thursday November 26, 2020 at her residence in Mercer, TN surrounded by her family under the care of AseraCare Hospice. A native of Memphis, TN, she was born on November 8, 1944, the daughter of the late Joe and Mary Susan Lakey Burks.  She was married to Oren David …

John A. Verell, Sr.

John A. Verell, Sr. died on Monday, November 23, 2020 at Jackson Madison County General Hospital after a sudden illness. He was born in Houston, MS on August 26, 1924, the son of Tom and Essie Smith Verell. In 1961 he started farming in the Huntersville Community with his brother-in-law, who after three years sold …

Kimberly "Kim" Mitchell

Kimberly “Kim” Lynn Mitchell, age 52, died peacefully Tuesday evening, November 17, 2020 at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital surrounded by her family. Kim received her master’s degree from Bethel University and was Patient Access Manager for West Tennessee Healthcare. She was born December 10, 1967, the daughter of late Ruble Hayles and Barbara Hayles Parker. …

Reba L. David

Reba L. David, age 88, died on Thursday, November 12, 2020 at Northbrooke Healthcare Center in Jackson, TN. Reba was born on August 5, 1932 in Lexington, TN, the daughter of the late John Floyd and Lessie Knowles Garner.  She was married to Edward Douglas David who preceded her in death in 2003.  She was …

William "Bill" Malone

On November 10, 2020, William Marshall (Bill) Malone died peacefully at his home at the age of 72 after battling Parkinson’s disease for several years. He is survived by his wife of 53 years Carolyn Malone; their son, Matt and his wife Holly; daughters Maggie and her husband Robby, and Michelle; and their 6 grandchildren, Madison, Dallas, Harrison, Leah, Stella and Stayton.  He was …

Betty Cate Lytton

Betty Cate Lytton, a lifelong advocate for individuals with disabilities, died peacefully on November 9, 2020 at the age of 96.  A memorial service will be held on Sunday November 15 at First Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 1528 Presbyterian Dr., Humboldt, Tennessee, at 2 o’clock in the afternoon.  Burial will follow at Rose Hill Cemetery.  Due …

Billy G. Moore

Billy G. Moore, age 80, died on Sunday, November 8, 2020 at St. Francis Hospital of Bartlett, TN. He was born in Jackson, Tennessee on September 29, 1940, the son of the late Harry and Frances Sharp Moore.  He was self-employed for fifty-two years in construction and land development. He was a volunteer and board …

Cleita Faye Johnson

Cleita Faye Johnson, born January 25, 1932, passed away peacefully at her Jackson, TN residence on November 9, 2020.  She was preceded in death by her husband of 67 years, Nathan Lynn Johnson, her parents George Hobart and Mary Ruth Hundley Sipes, and six siblings.  She is survived by her children, Tony Johnson (Suzi) of …

Barbara Ann Arnold

Barbara Ann Arnold, age 78, died on Sunday, November 8, 2020 at the Jackson Madison County General Hospital. She was born in Sheffield, AL on August 4, 1942, the daughter of the late Gilbert and Alta Smith Osborn.  She was preceded in death by her second husband, Jerry Arnold. Barbara worked in banking earlier in …

Baby Brielle Lardizabal

Baby Brielle Lardizabal was born on Sunday, November 1, 2020 at Jackson-Madison County Hospital, the daughter of Isabel and Neil Lardizabal. She weighed 2 pounds and 3 ounces and was 11 inches long. Brielle was born premature with Limb Body Wall Complex. She brought much joy to her family during their short time together, as …

Roselyn Watt Leslie

Roselyn Watt Leslie, age 85, died peacefully on November 3, 2020 at Carriage Court in Memphis, TN. She was born in Medina, TN on November 3, 1935, the daughter of the late Damon and Fannie Sue Coleman Watt.  She was married to James D. Leslie who preceded her in death.  Mrs. Leslie was employed with …

Fred "Sonny" Foster Hawkins

Fred “Sonny” Foster Hawkins passed away on November 2, 2020 in Jackson, TN at the age of 80. Sonny was born on August 24, 1940 in Elizabethtown, KY to Fred and Bernice B. Hawkins. He received his bachelor’s degree from Union University, where he was a record-breaking basketball player and his master’s degree from Memphis …

Melba Collins Lester

Melba Collins Lester, age 86, died peacefully on Saturday, October 31, 2020 at Maplewood Healthcare of Jackson. She was born on May 6, 1934, the daughter of the late James and Ruby Sanders Morris.  She was formerly employed by Canteen Vending of Jackson as a vending attendant. Melba enjoyed playing cards, sewing, swimming, as well …

Patricia Loraine Smith

Patricia Loraine Smith, age 53, died at her residence in Jackson, Tennessee on October 27, 2020.   She was born the daughter of Clyde and Ada Katherine Whitmore on July 25, 1967. She attended Beech Bluff School and graduated from Southside High School.   Making others happy and loving her grandbabies meant the most to …

Curtis King

Curtis Neal King peacefully passed away to be with his savior on Wednesday, October 21, 2020 at the age of 87. Born in Mercer, TN, Mr. King was the son of the late William Neal and Vashti Gertrude King. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1951 where he served in the Korean War. One …

Doris "Dotty" O'Brien

Doris Roseman O’Brien, 95, passed away October 7, 2020 at Northbrooke Healthcare in Jackson, TN. Doris, or Dotty, as she was known to family and friends, was born in Hickory, North Carolina on January 18, 1925 to the late Claude Rankin and Bland Roseman Moser.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death …

Karen Anne Crabtree

Karen Anne Crabtree of Jackson, TN passed away Monday, October 12, at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. Karen, the daughter of Steve and Emily Crabtree, was born on July 4, 1969. Karen was a graduate of Jackson Christian School, and attended Jackson State Community College and Freed-Hardeman University. Karen is survived by her children, Josh Hertzka …

Richard Owen Dishong

Richard Owen Dishong, age 87, died Friday, October 9, 2020 at his residence with his daughter and son-in-law at his side. He was born on September 7, 1933 in Johnstown, PA the son of the late Wilfred and June (Fyock) Dishong.  He attended Gossard Elementary School and Adams Township High School.  He was drafted into …

John D. Hillis

John D Hillis of Jackson, TN was born on October 30, 1944 in New York City, New York to Naomi Norris Hillis and Cecil Elexis Hillis.  John was the older of 2 children; his sister Julia Linn resides in Napa, CA.  In 1959, after many tough winters, he enthusiastically moved from New York to Bradenton, …

Deborah Lynn Gable

Deborah Lynn Gable, 60, died October 2, 2020 at Jackson Madison County General Hospital after a long and courageous battle with cancer. She was born in Lynnwood, CA, September 8, 1960 the daughter of Jimmy and Patsy McPherson Gable. She worked for West TN Bone & Joint Clinic. She is survived by her sister Kappie …

Evelyn I. Garner

Evelyn I. Garner, age 94, died peacefully at her Jackson residence on Sunday, October 4, 2020. She was born in the Edison Community in Gibson County on August 29, 1926, the daughter of the late William Herbert and Mary D. Perrygin Bledsoe. She was married to Paul Garner, Sr, who preceded her in death.  When she graduated from …

Marion Jackie Rushing

Marion Jacqueline “Jackie” Rushing died Thursday evening October 1, 2020 at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital at the age of 75. She was born June 29, 1945 in Madison County, Tennessee, the daughter of the late Elmer and Audrey Smith Doyle. She worked many years at Camp’s Supermarket and was also a therapeutic disability teacher at …

Claire Marie Walker-Smith

Claire Marie Walker-Smith, born May 21, 1956, died in her home in Memphis, Tennessee, on September 12, 2020 at the age of 64. She was born in Jackson, TN, and graduated from Jackson Central Merry High School. She moved to Toney, Alabama, after she met and married Hoyt Michael Smith in 1977. There they owned …

Daniel L. Pearce

Daniel L. Pearce, age 88, passed peacefully into the arms of his Savior on Thursday, September 17, 2020 after a long illness.   He was born on March 26, 1932 in Waukegan, Illinois to Frank and Edna Parish Pearce. He grew up in Jackson, Tennessee, attending Jackson City Schools, before joining the National Guard at …

Billy J. Sharpe

Billy J. Sharpe, age 87, died on Saturday, September 12, 2020 after a long illness in Jackson, TN. He was born in Savannah, TN the son of R.D. and Ruby Mae Tanner Sharpe. He was retired as a machinist with Consolidated Aluminum and enjoyed leather working, computer repair, and most importantly, cherished his granddaughters. Bill …

Don Stephenson

Don Stephenson, loving husband and father, passed away on Tuesday, September 8, 2020 at the age of 93.   Born in Dublin, KY, on February 23, 1927, Stephenson graduated from Wingo High School in Wingo, KY, and attended Murray State College before enlisting in the United States Army.  In 1961, he came to Jackson, TN …

Wayne A. Timby

Wayne Alfred Timby, age 92, died on Tuesday, September 8, 2020 at home in Jackson, Tennessee. He was born in Kenmore, New York, on March 10, 1928, the son of the late William and Maude Nicholson Timby. Wayne proudly served in the U.S. Army, and retired as manager-engineer at Spinco Metal Products in Brownsville, TN. …

Hazel Walker Lifsey

Hazel Walker Lifsey died peacefully at home Monday, September 7, 2020 in Jackson, Tennessee. She was 101 years old, born on June 11, 1919, the daughter of Dentis L. Walker Sr. and Rubye Harris Walker. She graduated from Jackson High School and West Tennessee Business College. Hazel lived in Memphis, Tennessee and then Louisville, Kentucky, …

Alan Wilson Graves

Alan Wilson Graves (Will), of Jackson, died Friday September 4, 2020 at Jackson-Madison General Hospital from pulmonary embolus. He was born September 25, 1977 and would have been 43 years old on his birthday. Will graduated from North Side High School in 1993 and voted “Class Clown” by his peers. He later married and had …

Jerry Thomas Patterson

Jerry Thomas Patterson, age 81, of Jackson, died Wednesday, September 2 at his home after a lengthy illness. He was born on October 7, 1938 in Finger, Tennessee, to the late Colonel and Bernice Grimes Patterson. He was married to Betty Gilbreath Patterson for 22 years. Jerry started his career at Frost National Bank in …

Terry David Boyle

Terry David Boyle, age 64, died August 26, 2020 at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. He was born January 13, 1956 in Guelph, Ontario Canada, the son of the late Edward Louis Baker and Norma Jean Hutchinson. His career was as a registered nurse. Terry was an avid fisherman, loved crawfish boils, music, and especially hockey. …

James Larry Stewart

James Larry Stewart, age 81, an All-State, All-American, and All-Southern football player, called by many as the fastest running back in Tennessee, scored his final touchdown on Friday, August 29, 2020. He passed away peacefully at his home in Jackson, Tennessee. Larry was born in Jackson, Tennessee, the son of the late Dr. Jonas L. …

Mary Jane Holt

Mary Jane Holt, 92, died Monday, August 24, 2020 at Northebrooke Healthcare. She was born in Rutherford, TN June 5, 1928 the daughter of the late Persie Walker and Fannie Jane Cavitt. She was a longtime resident of Milan, Tennessee. She was preceded in death by her husband Einer Holt, two children Martin Holt and …

Robert Lee Taylor

Robert L. Taylor, age 69, died on Monday, August 17, 2020 at the Jackson Madison County General Hospital. Robert was born in Parsons, TN on September 2, 1951, the son of the late Ennis and Pearlie Mae Fowler Taylor.  He was employed in the construction industry with Professional Siding and Gutter Company. He is survived …

Glenna Rae Tedford

Glenna passed away peacefully at home in Jackson, Tennessee on August 16, 2020.  She was born on July 20, 1948, in Memphis, Tennessee, the daughter of Kenneth Ferree and Deane Ferree Mikel.  She was raised by her loving grandparents Glen and Mabel Ferree. Glenna enjoyed life growing up in Hayti, Missouri.  She participated in many …

Bobby D. Bishop

Bobby D. Bishop, age 85, died Tuesday, August 11, 2020 in Jackson, TN. He was born on July 17, 1935 the son of James and Effie McGoun Bishop in Essex, MO. He was retired from ABF Trucking as a professional driver for many years. Bob loved to farm, raising various crops, loved the St. Louis …

Gerald H. Thompson

Gerald H. Thompson, age 78, passed away at his residence in Beech Bluff surrounded by his family. He was born April 24, 1942 in Alamo, Tennessee to the late Daulton O’Neal Thompson and the late Margarette Delia Pinkston Thompson. Mr. Thompson was also preceded by a brother, Floyd Thompson, and his beloved dog, Happy. Mr. …

Rebecca "Becky" Freeman

On August 5, 2020, Rebecca (Becky) Freeman, wife, mother, and adoring grandmother, died peacefully at the age of 93.  Born and raised in Brownsville, Tennessee, she graduated from Lambuth College in 1950.  In college she enjoyed any and all social gatherings.  A gifted tennis player, she would run her tennis coach all over the court when …

Garry Lee Gallegos

Garry Lee Gallegos, age 74, died peacefully at his home after a long illness.  He was born March 16, 1946 in Waxahachie, TX the son of Jose Gallegos and Mildred Kirk Martin. He was retired from General Motors, a member of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, and enjoyed bowling, football, baseball, fishing, …

Dorothy "Dot" Shelton

Dorothy Burnette “Dot” Shelton, age 94, died peacefully at her daughter’s home on Tuesday, July 28, 2020. She was born February 24, 1926, the daughter of Samuel Clifton Burnette and Rubye Mae Milam Burnette. On September 25, 1946, she married William D. (Bill) Shelton, Jr. Both music and art were her passions, and both gifts …

Robert W. Dailey, Jr

Robert Wiley Dailey, Jr., “Captain Dailey” 88 of Jackson, TN passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 30, 2020 at Trezavant Manor- Allen Morgan in Memphis,TN. SERVICE: Funeral services will be held on Saturday, August 1, 2020 at 3:00 PM at Arrington Funeral Directors in Jackson, TN with Pastor Henry Richerson , Parkview Baptist Church officiating. …

James "Jimmy" Thrasher

James Lee “Jimmy” Thrasher went to be with the Lord on July 27, 2020.  He was born in Jackson, TN February 4, 1941 the son of the late James H. Thrasher and Inis Haney Thrasher. He was a retired 39-year Supervisor with Ormet/Conalco Aluminum. He was a graduate of the South Side High School class …

Samuel "Sammy" Mathieu

Samuel Scott Mathieu, age 55, died on July 22,2020, at his home in Henderson, Tenn. Sammy, as his family and closest friends called him, was born on September 11,1964, in Queens, New York, but they moved shortly afterwards to Paragould, AR where he grew up.  He was the youngest of 3 sons born to Samuel …

Wells H. Kirby, Jr.

Wells H. Kirby, Jr, age 85, died peacefully on July 25, 2020 at his home in Huntsville, TX. Formerly of Jackson, TN, Wells was born on July 21, 1935, in Crockett Mills, TN the son of the late Wells Holman and Gladys Johnson Kirby. He was a member of the Tennessee Army National Guard serving …

King Bradley, Sr.

King L. Bradley, Sr., age 69, died peacefully at his area residence after a lengthy battle with Parkinson’s disease and complications of COVID-19. King was born in Nashville, TN on January 24, 1951, the son of the late Lee Ward and Mary Ann Whitesell Bradley. He and his wife were long-time members of Northside Church.  …

Maridel Mason Roberts

Maridel M. Roberts, age 91, died on Wednesday, July 15, 2020 at her residence in the Bells Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Maridel was born in Stuttgart, AR on June 4, 1929, the daughter of the late R. E. and Mary Elizabeth Armstrong Mason.  She was married to Floyd “Pee Wee” Roberts who preceded her in …

Barbara Ann Henson Johnson

Barbara Johnson, age 86, died on Friday, July 10, 2020 at the Bells Nursing and Rehabilitation in Bells, TN. Born in Jackson, TN, she was the daughter of the late Jessie Parker and Inez Hailey Henson.  Barbara was married to Billy Frank Johnson, who preceded her in death in 2008.  She was a graduate of …

Ida Grace Crowley

Ida Grace Crowley, age 24, lost her struggle on July 2, 2020. She was born on July 18, 1995 in Jackson, where she lived her short life.      Grace had an energetic personality, a beautiful smile, a face full of freckles, and a contagious laugh and made everyone around her join in.  She loved …

James A. Boone

James A. Boone, age 78, died peacefully in his sleep on July 3, 2020 at his Columbia, TN residence. Formerly of Jackson, TN, James was born on April 6, 1942, the son of the late Dallas Murry and Evie Marie Sanders Boone.  He married his wife of 48 years on February 12, 1972.  He served …

Felix Leslie "Buddy" Gresham

Felix Leslie “Buddy” Gresham, age 72, died on June 26, 2020. Buddy was born in Jasper, AL on May 21, 1948 to Gladys Waldrop Gresham and Felix Gresham, Sr. who preceded him in death. Being a son of a Naval Chief Petty Officer, Buddy lived in various locations through the 3rd grade. He then lived …

James Neal Crews

James Neal “Bud” Crews, age 88, died peacefully on June 23, 2020 at his Jackson, TN residence surrounded by his loving family. Bud was born in Jackson, TN on August 30, 1931, the son of the late Hester H. and Mary Iver Wallace Crews. He proudly served his country in the United States Army during …

Clifton D. Bellamy

Clifton D. Bellamy transitioned from his earthly home in Jackson, TN on Friday June 19, 2020 with his beloved wife by his side. He was not a perfect man, but for anyone who knew him, they knew he would give you the shirt off his back if you needed it. He definitely had his trials …

John Marc Fletcher

John Marc Fletcher (born October 6, 1957, died June 19, 2020) was the son of Anita Rice Fletcher and Hayes Fletcher. He was a member of West Jackson Baptist Church in Jackson, Tennessee and the founder and owner of Out of the Woods Sawmill.  Marc will be remembered as a man of many parts, with …

Brady Adam Teague

On Thursday, June 11, 2020, Brady Adam Teague passed from his earthly home to his eternity in heaven at the age of 26.  He was born on December 23, 1993 in Jackson, Tennessee, the son of Bart and Audra Teague. Brady had one of the biggest hearts of anyone you will ever meet.  He was …

John E. Yarbrough

John E. Yarbrough, age 69, peacefully passed from this earthly life to his heavenly home on June 11, 2020 at his Jackson residence. John was born in Jackson, TN on October 2, 1950, the son of the late Herron and Lurlyne Meeks Yarbrough.  John’s passion was his career and those that he was associated with …

William "Frosty" Smith

William “Frosty” Smith, age 69, departed this world on Wednesday, June 10, 2020 in Jackson TN. “Frosty” as he was affectionately known, was born on December 20, 1950, the son of the late William C. Smith, Sr and Ruby Anderson Smith. A native of West Tennessee, he was retired from Olean Tile as a welder.  …

MIldred Dailey

Mildred Ann Sumler Dailey 87, of Jackson TN passed away peacefully on June 9, 2020 at Trezavant Manor -Allen Morgan in Memphis, TN surrounded by family.  Born on January 16, 1933, she was the daughter of Lester Vance and Linnie Alma Blanton Sumler. Mrs. Dailey graduated from Jackson High School in 1951. A member of …

Kathy Latham

Kathy Latham, age 73, died on Tuesday, June 9, 2020 at her Regency Retirement residence. She was born in Kosciusko, MS on November 10, 1946, the daughter of the late Herman and Carolyn Pettit Jennings.  She was married to Tony Glenn Latham who preceded her in death in 2016.  Kathy held a Master of Arts …

Stephen Ray Wall

Stephen Ray Wall   Stephen Ray Wall, age 62, died on Monday, June 8, 2020 at the Jackson Madison County General Hospital after a hard-fought battle with cancer. Steve was born in Jackson, TN on December 4, 1957 the son of the late Jerry and Ruby Vantreese Wall. Along with his father, he worked hard …

Helen McAlexander Brandon

Helen McAlexander Brandon, 86, went to be with her Lord, after a short illness, Saturday evening May 30, 2020 with her family by her side. She was preceded in death her husband of 56 years, Russell Brandon. This strong great lady has no accolades after her name as some women might have. Instead, she devoted …

Richard Cory Hudgings

Cory Hudgings, age 29, died peacefully on May 26, 2020 at the Jackson Madison County General Hospital. Cory was born in Jackson, TN on July 26, 1990, the son of Richard (Ricky) E. Hudgings and Tonya Perkins Hudgings.  He was employed by Keith Longworth in the Restoration Construction Industry. He was a graduate of the …

Joe Blake Hudson

Joe was born in Madison County, son of the late Rex Douglas and Annie Blake Hudson. He was preceded in death by his wife Bettye Jo Howell Hudson, brother Jere Delk Hudson and an infant daughter, Carol Lynne Hudson. He was educated in the local schools and graduated from Northside High School in 1952. He …

Judith A. Murray

Judith A. Murray, passed away Saturday, May 23, 2020 in Jackson after a long battle with Multiple Sclerosis (MS).  She was born on May 24, 1946, the daughter of Robert and Francis Hamilton Powell, of Knoxville.  She was a retired Registered Nurse from the Jackson Clinic, where she lovingly served her patients.  Judy enjoyed participating …

John R. Long, Jr.

John R. Long, Jr., 95, passed away peacefully at his home in Jackson on May 26, 2020. John was born in Jackson October 4, 1924, the only child of John R. and Evie Long, and was a lifelong resident of Madison County.  He attended Jackson schools, and graduated in 1943 from Steele High School. Part …

Hillard Collins

Hillard R. Collins, age 82, died Sunday, May 24, 2020 at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. He was born in Madison County, TN on March 1, 1938, the son of the late Roy E. and Helen Brown Collins. H. (as he was known) was a graduate of Southside High School and served in the National Guard …

Jerry R. Blackwell

Jerry R. Blackwell, age 85, died Wednesday, May 20, 2020 at his residence in Jackson, TN.  He was born in Jackson on March 20, 1935 the son of Joe and Willie Mae Hailey Blackwell.  He was retired from AT&T as a Supervisor and has been a member of Woodland Baptist Church 40 years. He is …

Charlotte Ellen Fawcett Matlock

Charlotte Ellen Fawcett Matlock December 28, 1948- May 12, 2020 Charlotte Matlock, age 71, died Tuesday, May 12, 2020 in Jackson, TN. She was born in Whiteville, TN on December 28, 1948 to Opal and Thomas Fawcett. She grew up in the small town of Hickory Valley, TN; the youngest of five children and the …

Leslie Ann Martin

Leslie Ann Johnson Martin, 51, died Monday, May 11, 2020. Born July 18, 1968 in Jackson, TN, she is the daughter of Leslie W. Johnson, Jr. and Betty Lovell. Her passion was her grandchildren and enjoyed fishing and riding motorcycles. Leslie Ann is survived her father, Leslie W. Johnson, Jr. and wife Lynn, mother, Betty …

Lela Genelle Patterson

Lela Genelle Patterson, 85 of Jackson, died Sunday May 10, 2020, at Jackson Madison County General Hospital. Genelle was born May 12, 1934 to the late Willie and Tessie Holbert.  She was married to Jimmy Patterson, who preceded her in death, for 48 years. In addition to her husband and parents, she had two brothers …

George A. Pledge

George A. Pledge, age 92, died peacefully at his Jackson residence surrounded by his loving family. Mr. Pledge was born in Newbern, TN on August 25, 1927, the son of the late Robert E. and Lela Bell Harrison Pledge.  He proudly served his country in the United States Army.  He was an entrepreneur owning and …

James Lloyd Eddleman

James Lloyd Eddleman, age 88, died peacefully on Friday, May 8, 2020 at his residence surrounded by his loving family under the care of Hospice of West Tennessee. James was born in Bemis, TN on January 3, 1932 the son of the late Finis J. and Sarah A Allen Eddleman.  He was married to Dorothy …

Charles Michael Cook

Mike Cook, age 74, died on Wednesday, April 22,2020 at his residence. Mike was born in Tupelo, MS on February 27, 1946, the son of James Charlie and Mary Lou Huskison Cook. Mike attended the former Memphis State University and had a varied career beginning with Gates Lumber Co. in Memphis as an Architectural Draftsman. …

James Michael "Mike" Crenshaw

James Michael (Mike) Crenshaw, 66, passed away April 3, 2020 of a heart attack.  Mike served in the US Navy during the Vietnam War Era.  He was an aircraft mechanic for the TN National Guard for almost 20 years including a deployment to Iraq. Mike is survived by his parents (Olive and Frances Crenshaw of …

Betty Claire Vance

Betty York Whitaker Vance, age 87, passed away Thursday, March 26 at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital in Jackson, TN after a long illness with cancer. She was the widow of the late Vernon Leon (Punk) Whitaker and the late Shelton Brooks Vance. She was born November 14, 1932 in Tallahatchie County, MS to the late …

Alice Vera Ivy Hampton

Alice Vera Ivy Hampton, born March 10, 1940 in Bemis, Tennessee, finished her earthly race on March 21, 2020 in Jackson, Tennessee. Alice was raised as a preacher’s daughter in Corinth, MS; and from an early age began to play the piano in her father’s church. She became an accomplished pianist and piano teacher, touching …

Judy Carol Barnes Farley

Judy Carol Barnes Farley, age 60, died on Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at St. Thomas West Hospital in Nashville. Judy was born in Jackson, TN the daughter of Helen Maness Barnes and the late Claude E. Barnes.  Judy was full of life and enjoyed playing cards, playing tennis and going to estate sales.  A 1977 …

Clara Kathleen Corum

Clara Kathleen Corum, age 87, died Saturday March 14, 2020, surrounded by her family, after a short illness in Jackson, TN. She was born March 26, 1932 in Knoxville, TN to Lloyd Thomas Young and Anna Mae Jackson Young. She was married to the love of her life, Dixon Corum for 61 years. Kathleen retired …

Joyce Ann Elder

Joyce Ann Elder, age 83, passed from this earthly life on Thursday, March 5, 2020 at her Jackson, TN residence surrounded by her family and under the care of Avalon Hospice. Joyce was born in Jackson, TN on July 12, 1936, the daughter of the late John S and Thelma Marie Crosnoe Mullins.  She was …

Bettye Jo Howell Hudson

Bettye Jo Howell Hudson died March 1, 2020, in Jackson, TN at the age of 85. She was born August 11, 1934 in Gibson County to the late Gloyce and Estelle Wood Howell. At an early age, Mrs. Hudson moved to Madison County with her parents. She attended Beech Bluff schools then transferred to North …

William S. "Bill" Gregory, Sr.

William S. “Bill” Gregory, Sr., age 94, died on February 27, 2020 at his residence surround by his family. Bill was born on August 14, 1925, the son of the late Rufus Gregory, Sr. and Janie Conger Gregory. He was a graduate of Union University, where he played football and was a member of the …

Patsy King

Patsy Slayton King peacefully passed away to be with her Savior on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at the age of 81. Patsy was born in Crockett Mills, TN to the late Elmer Doyle and Georgia Louise Slayton. Patsy loved her family and took pride in all of them. She is survived by the love of …

Virginia Seabrook

Virginia S. Seabrook, 95, died Sunday, February 16, 2020 at Country Cottage Assisted Living in Corinth, MS. She was born November 28, 1924 in Spring City, TN, the daughter of the late James and Sarah Trammel Strathern. She worked after high school as a typist for TVA in East Tennessee, before making her way across …

Jackson "Jack" Manhein, Jr

Jackson Fayette Manhein, Jr. was born in Jackson, TN on January 11, 1937. A lifelong resident of Jackson, he was preceded in death by his father, Jack Manhein, Sr. and his mother Sue Thompson Manhein. Jack died Thursday afternoon, February 13, 2020 at Humboldt Nursing Home. He is survived by his wife, Charli Manhein, his …

Dexter Tankersley

Dexter Tankersley, age 87, went to be with his Heavenly Father on Wednesday, January 22, 2020. He was born in Corinth, Mississippi, the son of the late William Dexter Tankersley and Grace Jane Coleman Tankersley. His family moved from Corinth to Jackson in 1941. He graduated from Jackson High School in 1951. After his father …

William M. "Bill" Herndon

William M. “Bill” Herndon, age 75, died on Saturday, January 18, 2020 at the Jackson Madison County General Hospital. A native of Jackson-Madison County, he was born the son of Claribel Exum Herndon and the late W.O. Herndon. He was a graduate of Jackson High School and served his country in the United States Navy. …

Joan Marie Brewer

Joan Marie Brewer, 84, died January 10, 2020 in Columbia, TN. She was born June 25, 1935 in Jackson, TN the daughter of the late Woodrow Wilson Bills and Virginia Stevens Bills. Joan was a loving wife and mother who devoted her life to her family and spent her time as a homemaker and Sunday …

Rebecca E. Stemen

Rebecca E. Stemen, age 65, died Saturday, January 11, 2020 at her residence after a long illness. She was born in Defiance, OH on March 1, 1954 to the parents of Richard and Marilyn Bowers Skees. She was retired as co-owner of Carrousel Printing. Rebecca was Baptist in faith and for four years, was president …

Dr. Bob Elliott

Dr. Roy Glen “Bob” Elliott, 92 died Saturday afternoon December 14, 2019 at Jackson Madison County General Hospital. He retired as Vice President of Business at Union University as well as serving many churches. Bob is survived by his wife Florence Elliott, two daughters, Dee Dee Moore (J.C.), LaNette Buckley (Bill), five grandsons, Jonathan Cain, …

Ruth Ann Daniel

Ruth Ann Daniel, 63, died Friday morning December 13, 2019 at Jackson Madison County General Hospital. She was born in Memphis, TN on August 3, 1956, the daughter of the late Addison Hilliard and Jeanette Williams Hilliard. For almost 25 years Ruth served as a Drug and Alcohol Counselor and a Nurse, through those years …

Colleen K. Boroughs

Colleen K. Boroughs, 58, died Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at Jackson Madison County General Hospital after a brief illness. She was born May 9, 1961 in Coldwater, MI the daughter of Louie Van Wormer and Constance Wilson Van Wormer. Colleen loved Jesus with all her heart and everyone else she met too. That unconditional and …

Earl E. Anderson

Earl E. Anderson September 9, 1938 – November 23, 2019 Earl Eugene Anderson, age 81, of Jackson, died on Saturday, November 23, 2019 at the Tennessee State Veterans Home surrounded by his loving family. Earl was born in White Township, Pennsylvania, the son of the late Earl Emmanuel Anderson and Margaret Ester Sunday Anderson.  He …

Frances Arrington Harper

Frances Arrington Harper, 93, died early Friday morning, November 21, 2019 at Jackson Madison County General Hospital, following a brief illness. She was born January 4, 1926 in Milan, TN the daughter of the late P. W. Argo and Cora Parnell Argo. Her work outside the home was spent with Sears, The Jackson Clinic and …

Sandra Van Eman Richardson

Sandra Van Eman was born August 28, 1937 to Erma and Blaine Van Eman while they lived in the small village of Elgin, Ohio, surrounded by the farm lands of western Ohio. While she was still in Elementary School, a visiting cousin introduced her to his friend, Bill Richardson. A friendship blossomed. A few months …

Louis Bahjat Hamada, PhD, DLitt

Born into Druze political, military, and religious aristocracy, orphaned at 7 years of age after the assassination of his father Prosecutor Generale and Judge Mahmoud Fudlallah Hamadé and the unfortunate death of his younger sister, Aida Hamadé in Lebanon, as well as the murder of his mother and half-sister in the U.S., Louis Bahjat Mahmoud …

Josephine W. Rushing

Josephine Williams Rushing entered her eternal home on November 3, 2019.  A graveside service will be held at 3:00 PM Wednesday at Rushing Cemetery, with Dr. David Comperry officiating.  The family will be receiving friends from 12:00 PM until 2:00 PM at Arrington Funeral Directors prior to the service. Josephine was born in Webster County, …

Hays (Hal) Burleson

Hayes (Hal) Burleson, 87, passed away on Sunday, October 27, 2019 at the Tennessee State Veterans’ Home in Humboldt, TN. Hal was born in Haleyville, AL on March 2nd, 1932, the son of the late Benjamin and Della (Mamaw) Burleson. After graduating from Palm Beach High School, he attended Virginia Tech on a football scholarship …

Edward Earl James

Ed James, age 82, died on Sunday, October 27, 2019 at his residence surrounded by family and friends. Ed was born in Dyer, TN on September 12, 1937, the son of the late Berman and Virgie Presler James. Ed was retired from the U.S. Government working with the U. S. Department of Agriculture. He later …

Charlotte Ann Wheeler Ellis

Charlotte Ann Wheeler Ellis was born on August 13, 1942 to A. C. and Mary Wheeler in Booneville, MS. She joined her Heavenly Father on October 24, 2019 surrounded by family and friends. The care she received up to the very end from the doctors and nurses at JMCGH was beyond compassionate. She was born …

Suzanne Wilson

Suzanne Wilson, age 54, died on Monday, October 21 at the Jackson General Hospital after sudden illness. Suzanne was born on September 30, 1965, the daughter of Kay Wood Duck and the late Joe Murray Duck.  She was a graduate of Union University and was a registered nurse with DaVita Dialysis Clinic, where she loved …

Charlie Dyer

Charlie Dyer, 54, passed away on Saturday, October 19, 2019, in Jackson TN.   Although Charlie was born in Gary, IN, his family is from West TN where he received an education in the public school system from Highland Park and Lincoln Elementary Schools, Tigrett Jr. High and Jackson Central Merry High School.  Charlie was …

Billy Lee Watson

Billy Lee Watson, 77, died Sunday morning October 6, 2019 at Northbrooke Health Care and Rehab Center, Inc. He was born October 26, 1941 in Madison County, TN, the son of the late W. L. “Boss” Watson and Margaret Clack Watson. Bill received his Bachelor’s Degree from Union University and his Master’s Degree from Murray …

William David Hinson

William David Hinson, age 67, passed away on September 27, 2019 at the Jackson Madison County General Hospital. David, a native of Trenton, TN, was born on May 28, 1952, the son of Jewell F. Smith and the late James David Hinson. He proudly served his country during the Vietnam War in the United States …

James Lee "Jimmy" Honen

James Lee “Jimmy” Honen, age 67, died on Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center after a two-month illness. He was born on August 31, 1952 in Jackson, TN, the son of and the late Robert “Bobby” and Lucille Bryant Honen.  Jimmy was employed with the Southwest Human Resource Agency, where he …

Ira Childress

Ira Childress, 78, died on Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019 at his residence. He was born in Jackson, TN on June 20, 1941, the son of the late Burl and Margaret Horner Childress.  He was retired from Quaker Oats as a Maintenance technician.  He was a long-time member of Mt. Carmel UMC.  His family was his …

William Troy Giles, Sr.

William Troy Giles, Sr., age 88, died on Monday, August 26, 2019 at the Maplewood Health and Rehab of Jackson. A native of Jackson, TN, he was born on November 5, 1930 the son of the late Ocie and Ethel Potete Giles.  He was a long-time member of Englewood Baptist Church, serving as a former …

Nicholas Ray Dozier

Nicholas Ray Dozier, 39, went home to be with his Lord and Savior at his home, surrounded by his family, on August 8, 2019. He was born December 29, 1979 in St. Joseph, MO, the son of Dennis Ray and Cindy Jolene Dozier. He was a 1998 graduate of South Holt High School, Oregon, Missouri. …

George "Bud" Dodson

George Day Dodson III, “Bud”, 71, died suddenly Thursday evening July 25, 2019. He was born In Humboldt TN, September 29, 1947, one of four children born to the late Dr. George Dodson, Jr and Sara Adams Dodson. He graduated from Jackson High School, attended the Webb School and graduated from Lambuth College. Bud being …

Betty J. Seals

Betty Jean Bennett Seals (Mom, MeeMaw), 10 days shy of her 95th birthday, went to be with her Heavenly Father on early Friday morning, July 19. She was born July 29, 1924 to Chester W. Bennett and Dora Markman Bennett in Edwards County, Illinois where she grew up, helping her parents tend their family farm. …

Michael A. Emison, Sr.

Michael A. Emison, Sr., 71, passed from this life to his heavenly home on Saturday, July 12, 2019 at the West Tennessee Transitional Center of Jackson after a lengthy illness. Michael was born in Brownsville, TN on June 27, 1948, the son of the late Doyle and Moreva Priddy Emison. He had a varied employment …

Cindy Burns Chapman

On Wednesday, July 10, 2019, Cindy walked into the arms of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Cindy a loving wife to Sid and mother to their three sons was born on June 24, 1963, in Jackson, MS, the daughter of  James and Francis Childress Burns.  She married her best friend Sid on June 27, …

Dr. Joe Tucker

  Dr. Joe Tucker, 88, died Thursday afternoon, July 4, 2019 at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital surrounded by his family.   He was born in Uniontown, AL on December 13, 1930 the son of the late Joe Tucker and Claudia Ethridge Tucker. He served in the National Guard during the Korean War and later retired …

Byron Francis Cox, Jr

Byron Francis Cox Jr, 87, died Friday night June 28, 2019 at his residence surrounded by his family under the care of Hospice of West Tennessee. He was born In Jackson, TN April 28, 1932 the son of the late Byron Francis Cox, Sr and Louise Carpenter Cox. He retired as engineer for the GM&O/IC …

Donald C. Davenport

Donald C. Davenport, age 80, died Wednesday evening at his home following a serious illness. Mr. Davenport is survived by his wife, Beverly of Jackson, TN; children, David Davenport and wife Rosa of Louisville, KY, Diana Duke and husband Mike of Jackson, TN, and Lara Campbell and late husband Richard of Pekin, IL; and grandchildren …

John H. Singleton

  John Hershel Singleton was born in Nashville, Tennessee, on May 8, 1946, and died on June 26, 2019 in Jackson, Tennessee.  He graduated from Hillwood High School (Nashville, Tennessee) in 1966 and attended the University of Tennessee.  John served in the United States Army and was proud to be a Vietnam veteran.  He continued …

Betty Jean Rowell

Betty Rowell, age 77, died on Saturday, June 22, 2019 at her Jackson residence. A native of Jackson, TN, Betty was born on August 24, 1941, the daughter of Arthur and Erfie Lula Surles Childress.  She graduated from Northside High School in 1959 and attended McCollum and Ross Beauty School.  She began her career as …

Desal Canyon-Dean Reek

Desal Canyon-Dean Reek, age 7, of Jackson, Tennessee, departed this life on June 15, 2019, as a result of a tragic accident. Desal left behind loving parents, Storm Reek and Hali Oakman, and a younger brother Maverick Reek. Desal packed a lot of living into his short life. He lived life to its fullest. He …

Clovis W. Renfroe, Jr.

Clovis William Renfroe Jr., age 62, passed peacefully while surrounded by his children Tuesday, June 19, 2019 at Dyersburg Hospital. He was born in Lexington, Tn to the late Clovis Renfroe Sr. and Mary Fesmire Renfroe on September 5th, 1956. He worked many years at Fiberglass and American Olean Tile before becoming self-employed. In his earlier …

Shirley Jean Berry Penney

Shirley Jean Berry Penney, 83, died on Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at her residence. A native of Benton County, Tennessee, Shirley Jean was born on April 8, 1936, the daughter of the late William Phillip and Laura Mae Melton Berry.  She was married to Rev. John Penney who preceded her in death in 2007.  As …

Geneva Burns Rauchle

Geneva Burns Rauchle passed away on Wednesday, June 5, 2019, at Northbrooke Healthcare Center where she was surrounded by her family. Born on May 27,1929, in New Albany, MS, she celebrated her 90th birthday last Monday with a party given by her loved ones. For 66 years, Geneva was married to the love of her …

Matthew Elias Gatti

Matthew Elias Gatti “So will I sing praise unto thy name for ever, that I may daily perform my vows.” Psalms 61:8    Trooper Matthew “Matt” Elias Gatti, age 24, died Monday, May 6, 2019 in an automobile accident while responding to a call for help on Interstate 40. He was born September 25, 1994 …

Raymond Bennett

MSGT Raymond Neal Bennett (Retired) Master Sargent Raymond Neal Bennett USAF (Retired) died on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at the Jackson Madison County General Hospital. Raymond was born in Corinth, MS on June 1, 1941, the son of the late Raymond Woodrow and Vera Mae Duncan Bennett. He was married to Frances Bennett who preceded …

Susan Carol Watson

Susan Carol Eliff Watson, resident of Spring Creek, TN passed away on Friday, April 12, 2019 at the age of 64 following sudden complications from a gastrointestinal disorder. Susan always put her family first and was an encouraging friend to many. She enjoyed traveling with her family; she was always ready for the next adventure. …

Billy White Rauchle

Billy White Rauchle, age 88, died peacefully in his sleep on March 24, 2019. He was born in Gibson County, TN on August 5, 1930. Billy as known as “the fence man” by all his friends. He was a salesman for Sears Roebuck and Company for 28 years, and loved his job as an outside …

Herschel "Hershey" F. Ramaker

Herschel “Hershey” F. Ramaker, age 88, died Friday, March 22, 2019 died at his residence. He was born to the parents of Arthur and Hildegard Schultz Ramaker in Sheboygan, WI. He graduated from Kiel High School in 1949, was very active in all sports. Mr. Ramaker was retired and worked in the Tannery Business most …

Martha Anne Tankersley

Martha Anne Tankersley, age 84, went to be with her Heavenly Father on Monday, March 18, 2019. She was born and raised in Haywood County, the daughter of the late Joe Patterson and Mattie Wilson Barden. After graduation from Haywood County High School she attended West Tennessee Business College. She married Dexter Coleman Tankersley in …

Margaret Page Tomlinson Jackson

Margaret Page Tomlinson Jackson, 71, left this earth on Sunday, March 3, 2019. She was born September 8, 1947 to parents James and Francis Burgin Tomlinson. Mrs. Jackson was a retired Madison County School Teacher of 30 years and an active member of Alpha Delta Kappa, a teacher’s sorority. She was a member of the …

John C. Chlarson

John C. Chlarson, age 86, passed Thursday, February 28, 2019 in Jackson, TN after a short illness. He was born in Benson, AZ to parents John and Dora Naegle Chlarson. John was retired with LFE Engineering as an Electronics Engineer and was a Navy Veteran of the Korean War. He enjoyed reading, woodworking, leather crafting, …

Lynn B. Edmonson

Lynn B. Edmonson, age 84, died on Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at his residence surrounded by his loving family. Lynn was born in Bauxite, AR on December 29, 1934, the son of the late Stewart Dee and Mona Broyles Edmonson.  He was a veteran of the United States Air Force and was retired from National …

Charlotte M. Cole

Charlotte M. Cole, age 76, died on Thursday, January 31, 2019 at the Jackson Madison County General Hospital. Charlotte was born in Humboldt, TN, the daughter of the late Charles and Uldean Duncan Fry.  She was married to Warren Cole, Jr. who preceded her in death in 2016.  She was a long-time member of Chapel …

Marilyn Jean Winkler

Marilyn was born in Moberly, Mo.  She was a long-time employee for the Madison County Industrial Park Credit Union.  Her happiest times were spent on the baseball and softball fields at North Side High School.  She loved to travel and lived her life full of love by her family. She was preceded in death by …

Earl Holloway

JACKSON – James “Earl” Holloway Sr., age 82, passed away at his home Saturday January 19, 2019 following a lengthy battle with Parkinson’s. A memorial service will be held Saturday, January 26, 2019 at 1:00 PM at Malesus Baptist Church with Bro. Mark Cagle, officiating. Friends may visit with the family at the church from …

Dolores Blackmon

Dolores Blackmon died January 16, 2019 at Jackson Madison County General Hospital. She was born December 21, 1923 the daughter of Conrad and Lottie Haltom. She worked for Bemis Millworks, Lambuth College and the West TN office for US Senator Jim Sasser. She loved life and thanked God for each day and moment. She loved …

Sylvia H. Cole

Sylvia H. Cole, age 72, died Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at Jackson Madison County General Hospital after a short illness. She was born in Germany to the parents of Tommie and Irmgard Maurer White. She was retired from BellSouth as a Telephone Operator and she enjoyed shopping. She is survived by her husband of 16 …

John Carroll "Trey" Kirk III

  John Carroll “Trey” Kirk III, 37, died January 14, 2019 at Jackson Madison County General Hospital.He was born December 23, 1981, the son of father Jack Kirk and mother Diane Hollis. He worked as a sales associate for AT&T. He attended Lambuth College, Southwestern and Memphis State University.Trey, or as many friends call him,” Turtle”, will always be remembered by his great sense of humor, …

Roy Eugene Lynch

Roy Eugene Lynch, 69, died Friday evening, January 4, 2019 at Jackson Madison County General Hospital. He was born January 29, 1949 in Cumberland City, TN the son of the late William Bert and Anna Mae Carter Lynch. He was a house painter most of his career and later drove a farm truck for farmers. …

David A. McMinn

David A. McMinn, age 69, died on Saturday, December 29, 2018 at his residence surrounded by his family. David was born in Milan, TN on February 25, 1949 the son of the late Johnnie and Marjorie McMinn.  Uncle Sam called him to duty in the United States Army in July 1970.  After completing basic training, …

Charles Lynn Daniel

Charles Lynn Daniel, age 78, passed away at home on Friday, December 28, 2018 in Mercer, TN.  Mr. Daniel was born in Madison County, TN to the parents of M.O. and Inez (Upton) Daniel. He farmed for many years and later retired from the Madison County Highway Department.  Mr. Daniel served in the Tennessee Army …

Vicki Lynn Rhodes

Vicki Lynn Rhodes, 56, of Dresden, TN, passed away on December 25, 2018 in Jackson, TN. Vicki was born June 17, 1962 in Collierville, TN to James Glenn Rhodes and Sarah Frances (Osborne) Rhodes. Vicki was preceded in death by her parents. She is survived by her beloved friend, Donald Duncan, two daughters Heather (Burdette) …

Gerald Lynn Graddy

Gerald Graddy, age 65, died December 23, 2018. He was born in Brinkley, AR November 11, 1953 the son of Gerald Carson and Lilly Jo Branum Graddy. He was the Director of the Radiology Department at Jackson State Community College for many years. Gerald loved animals, fishing, canoeing, diving, motorcycle riding and all outdoor activities. …

Maurine Luther Weir

Maurine Luther Weir, age 95, died on Tuesday, December 25, 2018 at Forest Cove Nursing Center after an extended illness. Maurine was born in Camden, TN on February 26, 1923, the daughter of the late Frank and Maude Greer Luther.  She was preceded in death by her husband Tillman Weir, Sr. in February 1980.  She …

Jim Wyatt

Jim Wyatt, 92, a child of God, who practiced His unconditional love for all, died on Thursday, December 20, 2018 surrounded by his family at his Madison County residence.   A native of Carroll County, TN, Jim was born on December 21, 1926 the son of the late Charlie Willie and Mittie Lou Everett Wyatt.  …

James (Jim) Donald Pinckley

James (Jim) Donald Pinckley , age 64, died Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at his residence. Jim was born in Milan, TN on June 11, 1954, the son of the late Don and Nema Pinckley. He was a jeweler his entire life, most recently at Reeds Jewelers. Jim was a very accomplished singer, a St. Louis …

William Edward "Bill" Blurton

Bill Blurton, age 84 died on Saturday, December 15, 2018 at his Madison County resident surrounded by his family. He was born in the Windy City Community on August 31, 1934, the son of the late Woodrow and Katherine Gregory Blurton.  He attended Northside High School and was a brick mason for over 44 years, …

Sharon Deniese Fullington

Sharon Deniese Pierce Fullington died December 7, 2018 at Jackson Madison County General hospital. She was born October 8,1957. She graduated from Jackson Central Merry High School and worked for Kroger for many years. She is survived by her son, Justin (Rachel) Fullington, granddaughter, Eden Rose Fullington, niece, Autumn Sumler, nephew, Will Drury and very …

Nannie Margaret Presson

Margaret Presson, age 81, died on Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at Forest Cove Nursing Center in Jackson. A native of Bolivar, TN, Margaret was born on January 17, 1937, the daughter of the late Samuel Thomas and Mattie Allen Hannis.  A homemaker, she was a member of Lighthouse Church, where she enjoyed working in the …

Alivene Buck Harris

Alivene Buck Harris of Beech Bluff, TN died Sunday, December 9 at her home.  She was born on August 30, 1927, to Locie and Bonita “Neta” Buck.  Her older brother, Horace Buck of Jackson, died 1993.  She is survived by her younger sister, Sylvia (Charles) Buck Giles of Jackson and her daughter-in-law, Misky Kratz Harris …

Emmett J. Ledbetter

Emmett J. Ledbetter, Jr. passed away December 8, 2018, at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. He was 94 years old. He was born April 28, 1924, in New Albany, MS, the son of the late Emmett J. Ledbetter, Sr. and Ressie Hamilton Ledbetter.  On March 31, 1945, he married Kathleen Turner who passed away in 2015. …

Maurine Blackwell Webb

Maurine Webb, 91, died peacefully during the night of Saturday December 1, 2018. She was born in Henderson County on April 30, 1927 the daughter of Huey and Lottie Kirk Blackwell. She was a very loving and devoted grandmother, Christian wife, mother, sister and believed strongly and contributed greatly to volunteering in the community. She …

Oran Wayne Hanks

Oran “Wayne” Hanks, 84, died Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at Regency Retirement Village in Jackson, TN. He was born in Yorkville, TN to the parents of Howard and Vadie White Hanks. He was retired as a Supervisor for Browns Shoes Company and served in Tennessee Army National Guard. He was a member of Midway Baptist …

Gerald W. Pickens

Gerald W. Pickens, 86, died Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at his residence in Jackson, TN after a long illness. He was born in Lockseburg, AR to the parents of Willie and Romadell Pickens. He graduated Memphis State University with a doctorate in Jurisprudence and had his own law firm. He was a Mason, a Shriner, …

Robert Edwin (Ed) Miller

Ed Miller, retired realtor, died peacefully at his residence on Wednesday November 21, 2018 with his family at his side. Ed was 80 years old. He was born April 18, 1938 in Detroit, MI. One of nine children of the late Wells and Georgia Leathers Miller. Ed retired form Phillips Petroleum and moved to Tennessee …

Dr. Daniel Musselman

Dr. Daniel Musselman, 38, passed away in his home on November 19 after a courageous battle with cancer. Dan was a resident of Jackson, TN, and native of Bucks County, Pennsylvania. He was an adored husband, father, son, brother, uncle, and friend. He was a member of First Baptist Church and Associate Professor of Music …

Florence Adams Livelli

Florence Adams Livelli, age 69, died on Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at the West Tennessee Transitional Center of Jackson. A native of Jackson, TN, she was born on September 19, 1949, the daughter of the late Kelly and Dorothy Morris Tubbs. She received a Master’s degree from the University of Memphis and was formerly employed …

Betty Jane Austin

Memorial services for Betty Jane Austin will be conducted Thursday, November 15, 2018 at 11:00 am in the chapel of Arrington Funeral Directors with Rev. Eddie Larkins of Jackson officiating.  Interment will follow at Highland Memorial Gardens.  Visitation will be held Wednesday from 4:00 pm until 6:00 pm. Jane, age 77, passed away at Forest …

Randy Allen Barnes

Randy Allen Barnes, age 39, died on Friday, November 9, 2018 in New Albany, MS from injuries sustained in an accident. Randy was born on May 12, 1979 in Jackson, TN, the son of the late Teresa Roach Barnes and the late Biff Barnes.  He was a believer in Jesus Christ and attended Gospel Tabernacle …

Luther Howard Deaton

Luther Howard Deaton, 1918-2018, died Friday evening October 26,2018 at his home at Brookdale Jackson Oaks.      He was born November 25,1918 in Chester County, TN in the community of Gale, to the late William Luther and Lillie Irene Holloway Deaton.  He married the love of his life, Virginia Case on April 15, 1941 in Corinth, …

Danny L. Adkins

Danny L. Adkins, Sr., 68, passed away peacefully on October 23, 2018 in Maryville, TN.  He was born in Jackson and graduated from Southside High School in 1969, where he also played football.  He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.  He loved music and was a very talented musician.  He is survived by his wife …

Robert Grantham (Grant) Hill

Robert Grantham (Grant) Hill, passed away Monday, October 22, 2018. Grant, the son of Robin and Don Hill of Jackson, was born May 30, 1985. Grant was a graduate of Jackson Central Merry H.S. and a student at Nashville State Community College. In addition to his parents, Grant leaves behind his brother Andrew (Brandi), his …

Helen Hays Barnes

Helen Hays Barnes, age 92, died on Friday, October 12, 2018 at the Jackson Madison County General Hospital. Helen was born in Lexington, TN on July 20, 1926 the daughter of the late Hollis and Tulula Hamlett Hays.  She was married to Norman Earl Barnes who preceded her in death in 1994.  Helen had worked …

James Eugene Case "Gene"

Gene Case was a wonderful, loving, fun-filled man, who loved his family, loved life and loved the Lord. He left this earthly home on October 12, 2018 to join his parents in his eternal heavenly home. Gene was born September 16, 1941, in Jackson, Tennessee, to Nell Stratton Case and James Thomas Case. He graduated …

Marvin Deloyne “Big Mac” McCartney

Marvin Deloyne “Big Mac” McCartney, age 65, passed away peacefully at his home Tuesday, October 9, 2018 in Milan, TN. He was born September 30, 1953 in North Little Rock, AR to Marvin and Marjorie Crowder McCartney. He enjoyed a vigorous childhood growing up with three brothers. Known to most as “Big Mac” and was …

Terrell F. Freeman

Terrell F. Freeman, 89, died Tuesday, October 9, 2018 in Jackson, TN.  He was born in Paducah, KY to the parents of Farley and Sarah Owens Freeman.  He was an Army Veteran of the Korean War. He was owner of Batesville Concrete Products in Batesville, MS. He served his community by being involved in various …

Mary Ann Leggett

A celebration of life of Mary Ann Leggett will be held at 12:00 PM Friday, October 12, 2018 in the chapel of Arrington Funeral Directors with Rev. Aaron Pendergrass and Rev. Frank Bowling officiating.  Burial will follow at Highland Memorial Gardens. Visitation with the family will be held from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM on …

Narcie L. Alderson

Narcie Lee Alderson, a long-time resident of the Jackson, died Sunday October 7, 2018 at Regency Retirement Village. She had just turned 95.Born in Madison County on October 1st, 1923, to Freda and Nick Dennison, Narcie was the oldest of six brothers and sisters who also resided in the West Tennessee area. She has three …

Thomas W. "Tommy" Thompson

Thomas Wesley Thompson, known as simply Tommy to most, was granted his all-access pass to the kingdom of heaven on September 29, 2018 at the age of 65. Tommy began his life on July 2, 1953, the first of four sons of James Harold Thompson and Norma Jean Wallis Thompson, his brothers, James Bradley Thompson, …

James William Pratt

James William Pratt of Jackson, TN, passed away on September 20, 2018 at Brookdale Rosehill Assisted Living in Shawnee, KS. He was just five days shy of his 100th birthday. Jim was born on September 25, 1918 in Reform, Alabama to Joel and Lucy Stanley Pratt. He was one of 7 siblings. He moved with …

Charles Alexander White

Charles Alexander White Funeral Services for Charles Alexander White, age 91, will be Wednesday, September 26, at 11:00 a.m. at Browns United Methodist Church, conducted by Reverend Steven Douglas.  Burial will be at Ridgecrest Cemetery following the service.  Mr. White died Saturday evening at his home.  He was born and lived his entire life on …

Carla Kay Burngasser

Carla Kay Burngasser, age 75, passed away Sept. 13, 2018 in Jackson, Tenn. Carla was born on May 7, 1943 in Roberts, Ill. to Carl and Ruby Bradley. She spent her childhood in rural Rantoul, Ill., with three brothers and a sister. A gifted musician, Carla regularly sang at First Christian Church and at local …

William Maxwell “Mac” Smith

William Maxwell “Mac” Smith, 61, died on September 12, 2018 at Jackson Madison County General Hospital.    Mac was born on December 1, 1956 in Jackson, TN. He graduated form Jackson Central Merry High School in 1974. He became a Master Electrician and worked in the family business of Smith Electric Company.    He was …

Rosetta Ditto Hollowell

Rosetta Ditto Hollowell, age 81, passed from this life peacefully on September  12, 2018.  She was at home surrounded by her husband, daughter, sons, grand children, family and friends.   She was born on August 8, 1937 in Mississippi County, Missouri.  Rosetta is preceded in death by her father Alfred Carol Ditto, her mother Ettis …

Robert Brashear

Robert Marion Brashear, age 89, died on September 11, 2018.  His parents were Pascal Merlin Brashear and Lucille Lewis Brashear of Memphis, Tennessee.  He attended Memphis State University Campus School, graduating from Memphis Technical High School.  Collegiate work was at the University of Tennessee and Texas Christian University, culminating in a Phd from the University …

Joseph E. Cupples

Joseph E. Cupples, 31, died Saturday, September 8, 2018 at his residence.  He was born in Galveston, TX and was a Certified Auto Body Technician with Blankenship Auto Body.  He loved building cars, riding atv’s, fishing, but most importantly, was his love he had for his daughter.  He served in the navy and was a …

John Bradley Hardin

John Bradley Hardin, 69, died September 6, 2018 at his residence with his family and friends by his side.    He was born the son of Allen and Elsie Bradley Hardin on January 29, 1949 in Blytheville, AR. He attended Blytheville Public Schools and Arkansas State University receiving a bachelor’s Degree in business Administration. John …

Terry L. (Yancey) Swindle

Terry L. (Yancey) Swindle, 57, died Thursday, August 30th, 2018 in Jackson, TN.  She was born to parents L.C. and Ela Wilbanks Yancey in Ripley, MS.  She was retired and worked in manufacturing for most of her life. She is survived by two daughters: Jordan Yancey of Jackson, TN and Corie Williamson of Denmark, TN; …

Chandler Lawrence Pittman

Chandler L. Pittman, age 24, passed away on Monday, August 27, 2018. Chandler was born on January 16, 1994 in Jackson TN, the son of Larry and Brenda Pittman.  He was a graduate of Madison Academic High School and had attended Union University.  He was a believer and a follower of Christ.  He was employed …

Donna R. Turner

Donna R. Turner, 72, a resident of Jackson, TN since 1990, died Friday night August 24, 2018 at Jackson Madison County General Hospital. She was born in Memphis, TN the daughter of the late Carl Rhoads and Tommie Rankin Rhoads. She graduated from Frayser High School, Memphis, graduated from University of Tennessee Knoxville with a …

Dr. Kanchan "Kay" Joglekar

Dr. Kanchan “Kay” Joglekar, daughter of Shrikrishna and Sanjivani Kakatkar, was born and raised in Mumbai, India, on May 18, 1953. She attended Queen Mary School and graduated with honors from Topiwala National Medical College in 1976. She met her husband through a mutual family friend, Dr. Dravid; they married in Mumbai on October 15, 1978. She completed her …

Ann Katherine Hayes

Funeral services for Mrs. Anna Katherine (Wientjes) Hayes, 95, will be at 11:00 am on Saturday, August 25, 2018, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Humboldt, TN. The family will receive friends before the service from 10:00 – 11:00 am. Burial will follow in Memphis Memory Gardens, 6444 Raleigh LaGrange Rd, Memphis, TN 38134. Mrs. …

Philip R. Reynolds

Philip R. Reynolds, age 84, died on Tuesday, August 21, 2018 at the Jackson Madison County General Hospital. Philip was born on April 12, 1934, the son of the late Joseph Clyde and Iva Grace Sonney Reynolds. He was retired from Salant & Salant as a shipping foreman in Paris, TN and later as a …

Paul E. Stewart

Paul Edward Stewart, 69, died Monday evening August 13, 2018 at his residence.    He was born in Jackson, TN the son of the late Paul Stewart, Sr and Marie Barnes Stewart. He spent almost 30 years with the Jackson Fire Department, retiring as Captain. He loved cars, Honda Motorcycles, hunting, fishing, cooking and grilling …

Thomas L. "Possum" Phillips

Mr. Phillips, age 84, passed away on August 12, 2018 at his home.  He was born on November 10, 1933, in Jackson, TN the son of the late T.O. and Grace Phillips.  He was a member of North Jackson Church of Christ. Possum played basketball with the Jackson High School Golden Bears, going all the …

Linda Louise Clark

Funeral services for Linda Louise Clark, age 74, will be held on Saturday, August 11 at 11:00 am at Hillcrest Baptist Church in Jackson, TN with Brother Jerry Welch officiation.  Burial will follow at Oakland Cemetery in Trenton, TN. She was a retired business owner, a beloved mother and grandmother and a member of Hillcrest …

Glenda Sue Churchwell

Mrs. Glenda Sue Churchwell, age 72, passed away at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital on Friday, July 27, 2018 of complications from a long illness.  She was born, October 16, 1945, in the Childers Hill community near Shiloh, TN to Hobert and Ruby George Hindman. Glenda worked as a payroll specialist at TVA until her retirement …

Joyce D. Stockton

Joyce D. Stockton, 71, died Tuesday, July 24, 2018 at Jackson Madison County Hospital after a long battle with cancer. She was born in Jackson, TN to Dossie and Franklan Vernon Daniel. She was retired from Bell South Telephone with 35 years of service and she was a member of the Telephone Pioneers. She was …

Miguel Garcia Hernandez

Miguel Garcia Hernandez passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 24, 2018 at the age of 75 at Northbrooke Healthcare Center.   He was born on May 8, 1943 in Rioverde S.L.P., Mexico to the late Rafael Hernandez and Concepcion Garcia. Miguel began tannery work at the young age of 11 in Mexico. He came to the …

Jimmy Lee “Jim” Jowers

Jimmy Lee (“Jim”) Jowers, 66, passed away suddenly at his home in Murfreesboro, TN on July 18, 2018.    He was born October 18, 1951 in Jackson, TN. He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Gladys Marie Jowers.    Jim was a beloved husband and father and spent many hours gardening, refinishing …

Chester Walker Rushing

Chester Rushing, 84, died Sunday, July 15, 2018 at Jackson Madison County General Hospital. He was born in Jackson, TN May 31, 1934 the son of the late Albert Neal and Carrie Walker Rushing. His work included GM & O Railroad, teacher at Humboldt High School and Jackson Central Merry High School. He was owner of …

Melissa Rose Swal

Melissa Swal, 20, died at the scene of an accident Friday, July 13, 2018. She was born August 20, 1997 in Jackson, TN the daughter of David Swal, who preceded her in death and Lisa Swal. She is a Liberty High School graduate and sales associate with Huck’s Convenience Stores. Melissa loved all types of …