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Mattie Alice Bray

Funeral services for Mattie Alice Bray, age 88, of Jackson, Tennessee, will be held on Saturday, February 29, 2020 at 12:00 PM in the Chapel of Mercer Brothers Funeral Home.  Burial will follow in Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Mrs. Bray passed…

Jackson Fayette 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…

Artie Owen Petway

Visitation with the family of Artie Owen Petway, 66, will be held at Brummitt-McKenzie Funeral Home with burial at Mt. Olivet Cemetery.  The family will receive friends on Friday, February 14, 2020 from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm and Saturday, February…

Gean Seward

Age 92, died on Monday, February 10, 2020 at the Bailey Park Community Living Center in Humboldt, TN. Gean was born on December 31, 1927, the daughter of the late Lee and Hazel Owens Davis. She was married to Jack…

Arthur David “Butch” Rhea

Arthur David “Butch” Rhea, age 72, owner of The Fayette Falcon, resident of Somerville, and husband of Carolyn Griffin Rhea, died Friday, February 7, 2020, from complications of Parkinson’s. Butch was born December 23, 1947, the son of Author and…

Peggy Williams Daniel

Peggy Williams Daniel entered this world with a star-spangled bang and has showered all with her firecracker wit and enthusiastic energy throughout her colorful life! Born in Humboldt, Tennessee to Jewel White Williams and Oscar Reggie Williams, Sr., Peggy Jewel…

Beige McKinney

Funeral Services for Beige McKinney, age 91, will be Saturday, February 8, 2020 at 11:00 AM in the Chapel of Mercer Brothers Funeral Home.  Burial will follow in Highland Memorial Gardens. Mr. McKinney died Saturday, February 1, 2020 at Maplewood Health…

William “Sonny” Webb

  William “Sonny” Webb of Paris 82 Diversicare of Martin Tuesday, February 04, 2020 2:00 PM Thursday, February 6, 2020 McEvoy Funeral Home Bro. Otis Hinton and Bro. Mike Burney Bevil Cemetery 4:00-7:00 PM Wednesday, February 5, 2020 and after…

Frances Jane Gill

Frances Jane Gill, age 104, passed from this earthly life on Saturday, January 25, 2020 at the Maplewood Healthcare facility in Jackson. Frances was born in Petersburg, TN on April 4, 1915, the daughter of the late W. B. and…

Curry Williford “C.W.” Montague

 Curry Williford “C.W.” Montague, age 87, resident of Somerville and husband of the late Ruby Celeste Haase Montague, departed this life Saturday afternoon, January 25, 2020 at Gallaway Healthcare Center. C.W. was born November 21, 1932 in Fayette County, Tennessee,…

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…

Bob Vernon Brawner

Services for Bob Vernon Brawner, 90, will be held Saturday, January 25, 2020 at 11:00 am at Blooming Grove United Methodist Church with Reverends James Smith and Alan Trull officiating.  Interment will follow at Blooming Grove Methodist Church Cemetery.  The family will…

WCCB Chief Meteorologist

WCCB has an opening for a Chief Meteorologist – a high energy met who’s aggressive, creative, dedicated and personable. A leader for our team of experienced meteorologists.  We need someone who has excellent forecasting skills and the creative skills to…

Dalton Peterson

Graveside Services for Dalton Peterson, age 27, will be Thursday, January 16, 2020 at 11:00 AM at Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Mr. Peterson died Saturday, December 7, 2019 at D & S Community Services in Jackson, TN. For additional information, please contact…

Allie B. “ Nick” Greer, Jr

Funeral services for Allie B. “ Nick” Greer, Jr., age 89, of Jackson, Tennessee, will be held on Friday, January 10, 2020 at 1:00 PM at St. John No. 2 Missionary Baptist Church in Denmark, TN. Mr. Greer passed away…

Lewis Rivers Bradford

Lewis Rivers Bradford, age 83, resident of Moscow, Tennessee and husband of Janice Dianne Worrell Bradford, departed this life Thursday morning, January 2, 2020 at his residence. Lewis was born April 18, 1936 in DeSoto County, Mississippi, the son of…

Johnny L. Tritt

Johnny L. Tritt age 74, passed away on Wednesday, January 1, 2020 at the Bells Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center.  Funeral Services will be conducted on Saturday, January 4, 2020 at 2:00 PM in the Chapel of the Crossroads Baptist…

Roy A. Hill

  Roy A. Hill of Paris, TN 84 His residence Tuesday, December 31, 2019 2:00 PM, Saturday, January 4, 2020 McEvoy Funeral Home Bro. Dennis Vance of Trinity United Methodist Church and Andy Griffin  cousin Hillcrest Memorial Park 4:00-7:00 PM…

Margaret Long

Funeral Services for Margaret Long, age 65, will be Saturday, January 4, 2020 at 11:00 AM at Whitehall Church of God in Bemis, TN.  Burial will follow in Whitehall Church of God Church Cemetery in Medon, TN. Mrs. Long died…

John T. “Johnie” Jones, Jr.

  Obituary form for Paris Post-Intelligencer McEvoy Funeral Home, Inc.                                                                         Paris, TN 38242                           Phone # (731)642-1441 Name: City & State , of Paris Age: 62 Place of…

Mun Cha Hall

Funeral Services for Mun Cha Hall, age 77, will be Thursday, January 2, 2020 at 11:00 AM in the Chapel of Mercer Brothers Funeral Home.  Burial will follow in Highland Memorial Gardens. Mrs. Hall died Wednesday, December 25, 2019 at…

Richard Fisher Vollmer

Richard Fisher Vollmer, 81, went to be with our Lord and Savior on Friday, December 20, 2019. Richard was born on September 30, 1938 in Omaha, Nebraska. He was preceded in death by his parents,  Robert W. Vollmer and Dorothy…

Schoenbachler, Martin Anthony Jr.

Schoenbachler, Martin Anthony Jr., 80, of Jackson, Tennessee, passed away early Thursday morning, December 12, 2019. Mr. Schoenbachler was born September 26, 1939 in Louisville, Kentucky to Marie Kaelin and Martin Anthony Schoenbachler Sr. He graduated from St. Xavier High…

Harriet Florence Edwards Nanney

Harriet Florence Edwards Nanney age 89, passed away on Sunday, December 15, 2019 at the Jackson Madison County General Hospital.  Funeral services will be conducted on Wednesday, December 18, 2019 at 2:00 PM in the Chapel of the First Assembly…

Pauline Bernice Davis

Funeral services for Pauline Bernice Davis, age 64, of Jackson, Tennessee, will be held on Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 3:00 PM in the Chapel of Mercer Brothers Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Parkway Memorial Gardens. Mrs. Davis passed…

Helen Jean McCuan Hendrix

Helen Jean McCuan Hendrix age 78, passed away on Thursday, December 5, 2019 at the Alamo Nursing Home.  Funeral services will be conducted on Sunday, December 8, 2019 at 2:00 PM in the Chapel of the Lea and Simmons Funeral Home…

Betty Joyce Notgrass Ebert

Betty Joyce Notgrass Ebert, 84, passed peacefully in her home on Tuesday, December 3, 2019. She was born April 4, 1935 in Trezevant, Carroll County, the fourth daughter of Thomas Earl and Lucille Scott Notgrass. She grew up in Carroll…

Belle Harper McFadden

  Belle Harper McFadden of Nashville, Tennessee 84 Alive Hospice in Nashville Tuesday, December 03, 2019 1:00 P.M. Saturday, December 7, 2019 McEvoy Funeral Home Craig Valentine Maplewood Cemetery After 12:00 P.M. Saturday until time of service. November 9, 1935…

Thomas Dwight Smith

Thomas Dwight Smith, age 79, resident of Somerville, Tennessee and husband of Sandra McCaskill Smith, departed this life Wednesday morning, December 4, 2019 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Collierville, Tennessee. Thomas Dwight was born April 17, 1940 in Somerville, Tennessee,…

Lula Bell Holt

Funeral services for Lula Bell Holt, Age 93, of Jackson, Tennessee, will be held on Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 2:30 PM at Pleasant Plains Missionary Baptist Church.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Mrs. Holt passed away on…

Minister Larry D. Kennely

  Minister Larry D. Kennely of Paris 66 Jackson Madison County General Hospital Sunday, November 24, 2019 1:00 PM Saturday, November 30, 2019 The Church of The Living God Temple # 347, 719 Gwen Street, Paris, TN 38242 Pastor Michael…

Mitzi Marisa Murphy

Funeral services for Mitzi Marisa Murphy, age 42, of Jackson, Tennessee, will be held on Tuesday, November 26, 2019 at 2:00 PM in The Chapel of Mercer Brothers Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Denmark Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery…

Thomas Eddie Russell

  Name: City & State Thomas Eddie Russell of California, formerly of Paris Age: 79 Place of Death: Duarte, California Date of Death: Saturday, September 14, 2019 Funeral Time/Day: Memorial Service: 2:00 PM Saturday, November 23, 2019 Place of Funeral:…

Mary Turner Wilson

Funeral services for Mary Turner Wilson, age 67, of Lexington, Tennessee, will be held on Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 12:00 PM at Parker’s Temple Church Of God In Christ in Lexington, Tennessee. Burial will follow in Lexington Cemetery. Mrs.…

Kenneth Randall "Ken" Inman, Sr.

Kenneth Randall “Ken” Inman, Sr., age 81, resident of Oakland, Tennessee and husband of Norine Williams Inman, departed this life Tuesday afternoon, November 12, 2019 at St. Francis Hospital in Memphis from issues associated with Alzheimer’s Disease. Ken was born…

Alice Perry Gammel

Alice Perry Gammel, age 67, resident of Somerville, Tennessee and wife of David Thompson, departed this life Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis. Alice was born December 8, 1951 in Somerville, Tennessee, the daughter of the…

Jarvis Raynard Miller

Funeral services for Jarvis Raynard Miller, age 53, of Jackson, Tennessee will be held on Saturday, November 9, 2019 at 11:00 AM at Walnut Grove Missionary Baptist Church.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Mr. Miller passed away on…

Antwionne Lakeith Tyson

Funeral services for Antwionne Lakeith Tyson, age 44, of Jackson, Tennessee, will be held on Saturday, November 9, 2019 at 12:00 PM at Blairs Chapel C.M.E. Church.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Mr. Tyson passed away on Sunday,…

Sandra Lee Hopkins Gamlin

  Sandra Lee Hopkins Gamlin, of Paris, formerly of Puryear, TN 72 At her son’s residence November 6, 2019 No public services or visitation scheduled Palestine Cemetery November 15, 1946 in Paris, Tennessee Murray Hopkins and Christine Seawright Hopkins, both…

Kenneth Greg Johnson

Kenneth Greg Johnson, age 60, resident of Eads, Tennessee, departed this life Sunday evening, November 3, 2019 at his residence. Greg was born October 23, 1959 in Somerville, Tennessee, the son of the late James Walter Johnson and Willie Beatrice…

Mr. Earl H. Lanier, Sr.

Services for Mr. Earl H. Lanier, Sr. age 86 of Jackson Tennessee will be held on Saturday, September 28, 2019, 12 Noon at the Stephenson-Shaw Funeral Home Chapel. The interment will be in the Church of Israel Cemetery. The family…

Lizzie B. Malone

Funeral Services for Lizzie B. Malone, age 88, will be Saturday, September 28, 2019 at 11:00 AM at Blairs Chapel C.M.E. Church.  Burial will follow in Parkway Memorial Gardens. Mrs. Malone died Friday, September 20, 2019 in Carrollton, Texas. Visitation…

Marcus Keith Maxwell

 Services for Marcus Keith Maxwell, age 23, will be Friday, September 27, 2019 at 11:00 AM at New St. Luke Missionary Baptist Church.  Burial will follow in Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Mr. Maxwell died Saturday, September 21, 2019 at Jackson General…

Mr. Clyde L. Davis

Services for Mr. Clyde L. Davis, age 81 of Henderson, Tennessee will be held on Saturday, September 14, 2019, 3:00 P.M., at the Beech Springs Baptist Church. The interment will be on Monday, September 16, 2019, 10:45 A.M., in the…

Robert Charles Curry

Memorial Services for Robert Charles Curry, age 68, will be Saturday, September 7, 2019 at 11:00 AM in the Chapel of Mercer Brothers Funeral Home. Mr. Curry died Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at Jackson General Hospital. For additional information, please…

Mr. Damaris L. “Big Ten” Clay

Services for Mr. Damaris L. “Big Ten” Clay, age 39 of Jackson, Tennessee will be held on Saturday, September 7, 2019, 10:00 A.M., at the Stephenson-Shaw Funeral Home Chapel. The interment will be in the Johnson Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.…

Demarcus Wendell Woods

Visitation for Demarcus Wendell Woods, age 27, will be Tuesday, September 3, 2019 from 9:00 AM until 1:00 PM at Mercer Brothers Funeral Home.  Burial will follow visitation at 2:00 PM at Brooks-Vann Family Cemetery on Adair Road. Mr. Woods…

Maria Munive Alvarado

Maria Munive Alvarado, age 88, resident of Arlington, Tennessee, died Sunday morning, August 25, 2019 at her residence. Funeral Services for Mrs. Alvarado were private. Arrangements were provided by Peebles Fayette County Funeral Homes & Cremation Center – Main Chapel…

Charles Allen Blanton

Charles Allen Blanton, age 76, resident of Mason, Tennessee and husband of Joann Bolton Geeslin, departed this life Tuesday morning, August 6, 2019 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis. Funeral Services for Mr. Blanton will be conducted at 1 P.M.…

Jimmy Michael Johnson

Jimmy Michael Johnson, age 38, resident of Somerville, Tennessee, departed this life Thursday, July 18, 2019. Funeral Services for Michael will be held at 11 A.M. Saturday, August 10, 2019 at the Peebles West Funeral Chapel at Oakland with Bro.…