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Gregory Carpenter

1967 – 2021 Gregory James Carpenter, age 53, resident of Oakland, Tennessee and husband of Brenda Carpenter, departed this life Monday evening, January 4, 2021. Gregory was born June 15, 1967 in Memphis, Tennessee, the son of the late James…

Mazie Lillie White Brower

Mazie Lillie White Brower, age 40, resident of Covington, Tennessee and wife of Marcus Aaron Brower, departed this life January 2, 2021 in Baptist Memorial Hospital in Covington, Tennessee. Mazie was born August 1, 1980 in Nashville, Tennessee to John…

Mary Dell Barrells Sarason

Mary Dell Barrells Sarason, age 77, resident of Oakland, Tennessee and wife of Raymond Sarason, departed this life Friday afternoon, January 15, 2021 at the National HealthCare Center in Somerville. Mary was born December 12, 1943 in Henderson County, Tennessee,…

Sandra Lee Griffith McCulley

Sandra Lee Griffith McCulley, age 77, resident of Gallaway, Tennessee and wife of the late Jimmie McCulley, departed this life Wednesday morning, January 13, 2021 at Covington Care Nursing Home in Covington, Tennessee. Sandra was born December 14, 1943 in…

Dora Drake Robison

Dora Drake Robison was born on July 16, 1921, in Brownsville, Tennessee to Sheriff Earnest Benton Drake and Marcia Gordon Drake.  She was the last to pass away of the 10 children born to the Drake family.  She grew up…

Janice E. Hester

Janice E. Hester, age 84, died expectantly on Wednesday, January 13, 2021 at her Jackson residence. She was born in Clarke County, Iowa, the daughter of the late Verner B. and Frances Humphrey Davis. She was a retired Dietary Manager…

Doris Ann Bond

Graveside service for Doris Ann Bond, age 65, will be Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at 1:00 PM at Highland Memorial Gardens. Mrs. Bond died Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at Jackson General Hospital. Visitation for Mrs. Bond will be Monday, January…

Horace Alfred Croom, Jr.

Graveside service for Horace Alfred Croom, Jr., age 69, will be Thursday, January 21, 2021 at 2:00 PM at Trice’s Chapel Cemetery in Jacks Creek, TN. Mr. Croom died on Monday, January 4, 2021 at Jackson General Hospital. Visitation for…

Mrs. Cora Marie Ross

Mrs. Cora Marie Ross was born on July 19, 1925. She departed this life on January 7, 2021  Services will be at 1:00 pm Saturday, January 16, 2021 in Highland Memorial Gardens Mausoleum Open Visitation will be from 12:00 Noon-7:00 pm,…

Doris J. Runions

  Doris J. Runions of Paris 85 Her residence Wednesday, January 13, 2021 No services scheduled at this time November 28, 1935 in Gibson Co., TN Willie Mathis Kirkland and Ludie Pearl Bass Kirkland, both preceded James Edward Runions, Married:…

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…

Mrs. Qua-Donna “Quill” Wilcox Harvey

Services for Mrs. Qua-Donna “Quill” Wilcox Harvey, age 61 of Jackson, Tennessee will be held on Saturday, January 16, 2021, 11:00 A.M., at the Stephenson-Shaw Chapel. The interment will be in the Church of Israel Cemetery. The family will receive…

J. P. Davis

Funeral service for J. P. Davis, age 82, will be Saturday, January 16, 2021 at 12:00 PM at Oak Grove Church of Christ in Henderson, TN.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Mr. Davis died Sunday, January 10, 2021…

Juan Matias

Juan Matias age 85, passed away on Friday, January 8, 2021 at the Jackson Madison County General Hospital.  All services are under the direction of the Bells Funeral Home. He was born in Mexico on August 20, 1935 to the…

Edward Lee Taylor

Edward Lee Taylor of Memphis, Tennessee, was born in Macon, Tennessee on December 9, 1929. He was called home by His Lord and Savior on January 11, 2021. He was preceded in death by his parents, Hoyette and Viola Taylor;…

Patricia “Trish” Toombs

  Patricia “Trish” Toombs of Springville 64 Her residence Tuesday, January 12, 2021 Celebration of Life: 1:00 PM Friday, January 22, 2021 McEvoy Funeral Home James Jones  11:00 Am – 1:00 PM Friday, January 22, 2021 prior to the service…

Regional Marketing Consultant – Carolinas 

Bahakel Digital Media: Regional Marketing Consultant – Carolinas Bahakel Digital Media is looking for an enthusiastic, motivated Regional Marketing Consultant to cover North and South Carolina. This person will need to exceed revenue goals by designing and executing creative client…

Mrs. Clarissa Wilkes Bell

Mrs. Clarissa Wilkes Bell was born on November 26, 1933. She departed this life on January 8, 2021. Graveside services will begin at 11:30 am Friday, January 15, 2021 Parkway Memorial Gardens Open Visitation  Open Visitation will be from12:00 Noon-7:00…

Mrs. Harrell

Mrs. Harrell was born on March 1, 1925. She departed this life on January 12, 2021 Graveside services will be at11:00 am Saturday, January 16, 2021 Friars Point Cemetery- Henderson, TN Open Visitation will be from12:00 Noon-7:00 pm, Friday, January…

Ms. Sandy McDougal

Graveside    Ms. Sandy McDougal was born on September 24, 1966. She departed this life on January 9, 2021 Graveside Services will be at12:00 noon Friday, January 15, 2021 in Harris Grove Cemetery Alamo, TN Open Visitation will be from 12:00…

June Marie Monfee Camp

June Marie Monfee Camp, age 88, resident of Somerville, Tennessee and wife of the late Grady Curtis Camp, departed this life Monday afternoon, January 11, 2021 at Pine Meadows Healthcare in Bolivar, Tennessee. June was born June 11, 1932 in…

Deborah Lynn Jones

  Obituary form for Paris Post-Intelligencer McEvoy Funeral Home, Inc. Paris, TN 38242                           Phone # (731)642-1441 Name: City & State Deborah Lynn Jones, Springville, TN Age: 66…

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”…

Mr. Larry Rayner

The visitation for Mr. Larry Rayner, age 58 of Jackson, Tennessee will be held on Tuesday, January 12, 2021 from 8:00 A.M.-6:00 P.M. at the Stephenson-Shaw Chapel. The family will receive friends from 5:00 P.M.-6:00 P.M. For more information contact…

Virginia "Ginny" Revel Aden

Virginia "Ginny" Revel Aden, age 88 of Georgia, formerly of Henry County, passed away Sunday, January 3, 2021 at Northside Hospital in Lawrenceville, Georgia. Her graveside service at Henry Cemetery will be arranged at a safer (post-COVID) time in the…

Betty Jane Stewart

Betty Jane Stewart passed away on December 18, 2020 at Jackson Madison County General Hospital after a short illness from Covid-19. A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at 1:00 PM at Hollywood Cemetery, in Jackson,…

Thomas Gray “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.…

Kenneth M. Thrasher

Kenneth M. Thrasher, age 83, died Wednesday January 6, 2021 at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville, Tennessee after a short illness. He was born on May 7, 1937 to Roy and Hattie Eaves Thrasher in Caruthersville, Missouri. He proudly served…

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…

Ewart Coffman Vernon

Ewart Coffman Vernon, age 84, resident of Somerville, Tennessee departed this life Thursday morning, January 7, 2021 at Methodist North Hospital in Memphis. Coffman was born May 11, 1936 in Friendship, Tennessee, the son of the late William Ewart Vernon,…

Cleveland Leon Brown

Graveside service for Cleveland Leon Brown, age 63, will be Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at 12:00 PM at Browns Chapel Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery. Mr. Brown died Monday, January 4, 2021 at Jackson General Hospital. Visitation for Mr. Brown will…

Mr. James Douglass

Services for Mr. James Douglass, age 91 of Jackson, Tennessee will be held on Sunday, January 10, 2021, 1:00 P. M., at the Stephenson-Shaw Chapel. The interment will be in the Elmwood Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Saturday,…

Leo Hugh “Rusty” Powers, III

Leo Hugh “Rusty” Powers, III, age 61, resident of Somerville, Tennessee, departed this life Thursday afternoon, January 7, 2021 at his home. Rusty was born November 7, 1959 in Noblesville, Indiana, the son of Helen Kesler Powers and the late…

Lori Hardeman Brown

Lori Hardeman Brown, age 51, resident of Moscow, Tennessee and wife of Jennifer Brown, departed this life Saturday, December 19, 2020 at her home. Lori was born November 11, 1969 in Memphis, Tennessee, the daughter of Martha Hicks Hardeman and…

Kenneth E. Williams

Kenneth E. Williams, age 81, resident of Rutherford, Tennessee and husband of Betty Jones Williams, departed this life Thursday morning, January 7, 2021 at Ray and Kay Eckstein Hospice Care Center in Paducah, Kentucky. Kenneth was born July 22, 1939…

Theresa F. Glover

Theresa F. Glover, age 63, died Tuesday, January 5, 2021 in Jackson, TN after a short illness. She was born in Jackson, TN the daughter of Odell and Berniece Howard. Theresa was retired but had been a Supervisor for Hardee’s…

Ms. Shawella “Nana” Jones

Services for Ms. Shawella “Nana” Jones, age 42 of Jackson, Tennessee will be held on Saturday, January 9, 2021, 3:00 P.M., at the Highland Memorial Gardens Mausoleum. For more information contact Stephenson-Shaw Funeral Home at (731) 427-7411 or log on…

Marguerite Lanier Mabry

Graveside funeral services for Marguerite Lanier Mabry, 105 were held Wednesday, January 6, 2021 at 2:00 pm at Mt. Olivet Cemetery with Reverend LLaTrisha Trull of the McKenzie First United Methodist Church and Dr. Ed Perkins officiating.  Interment will followed…

Rita Kajer Camper

  Rita Kajer Camper of Paris 80 St. Thomas West Hospital in Nashville Wednesday, January 6, 2021 2:00 P.M. Saturday, January 9, 2021 Graveside at Puryear City Cemetery Dr. Dusty Stout Puryear City Cemetery No public November 7, 1940 in…

Dewey N. Swims

Visitation Jan. 8, 2021 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM (CST) Arrington Funeral Directors 148 W. University Parkway Jackson, TN 38305 info@arringtonfuneralgroup.com Graveside Service Jan. 8, 2021 2:30 PM (CST) Ridgecrest Cemetery 200 Ridgecrest Road Jackson, TN 38305

Mary Eunice Walton

Funeral service for Mary Eunice Walton, age 73, will be Friday, January 8, 2021 at 11:00 AM in the Chapel of Mercer Brothers Funeral Home. Mrs. Walton died Monday, December 28, 2020 at Jackson General Hospital. Visitation for Mrs. Walton…

Raymond Cole

Graveside service for Raymond Cole, age 68, will be Saturday, January 9, 2021 at 11:00 AM at St. John No. 1 Baptist Church Cemetery. Mr. Cole died Wednesday, December 30, 2020 at Jackson General Hospital. Visitation for Mr. Cole will…

Jerry Wayne Patton

  Graveside service for Jerry Wayne Patton, age 75, will be Saturday, January 9, 2021 at 11:00 AM at Cerro Gordo Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery. Mr. Patton died Saturday, January 2, 2021 at his residence. Visitation for Mr. Patton will…

Robert Thomas “Tommy” Gupton

Robert Thomas “Tommy” Gupton, age 82, resident of Somerville, Tennessee and husband of Mrs. Jamie Gupton, departed this life Tuesday morning, January 5, 2021 at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. Tommy was born January 28, 1938 in Olmstead, Kentucky, the son…

Mr. Lathan Eldridge Sowell

Mr. Lathan Eldridge Sowell passed away peacefully from this earth on Monday, January 4, 2021 at his home. He was born on July 16, 1934 to the late Ernest and Lynna Irene Sowell and grew up in Coldwater, Mississippi. He…

Ms. Bettye Joe Nunnally

Services for Ms. Bettye Joe Nunnally, age 82 of Jackson, Tennessee will be held on Saturday, January 9, 2021, 11:00 A.M., at the Stephenson-Shaw Chapel. The interment will be in the Church of Israel Cemetery. The family will receive friends…

Maxine Watkins Charlton

Maxine Watkins Charlton, 87 of Paris, Tennessee, passed away Tuesday, January 5, 2021, at AHC of Paris. Maxine was born October 27, 1933, in Henry County to the late William James and Nellie Hudson Watkins. She was a long-time employee…

Lowell D. Thomas

Lowell D. Thomas   Heaven gained a humble, yet magnificent angel with the passing of Lowell Thomas on Sunday, January 3, 2021. A native of Paris, he passed away at home, on the farm where he was born, 90 years…

Mr. Zarrick Smith

Services Mr. Zarrick Smith, age 33 of Memphis, Tennessee will be held on Saturday, January 9, 2021, 11:00 A.M., at The Dwelling Place Christian Church in Memphis, Tennessee. The interment will be in the Pleasant Rest Cemetery. The family will…

Ms. Virgie Coburn Bowers

Services for Ms. Virgie Coburn Bowers, age 86 of Jackson, Tennessee will be held on Friday, January 8, 2021, 11:00 A.M., at the Parkway Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends on Thursday, from 5:00-6:00 P.M., at the Stephenson-Shaw Chapel.…