WBBJ Staff

Robert Alva Loveall (Bob)

Robert Alva Loveall (Bob), age 83, of Fayette County, passed away Tuesday, August 11, 2020. Bob was born September 27, 1936 in Galva, Illinois, son to George Washington Loveall and Mary Mae Price Loveall and brother to 8 siblings, Dora…

Frank Wilson

Services for Frank Wilson, 91, will be held Saturday, August 15, 2020 at 11:00 am at Trezevant First Baptist Church with Masonic Rites following.  Interment will follow at Trezevant Cemetery.  The family will receive friends on Saturday, August 15, 2020…

Mrs. Allie Sparks Kelley

Graveside Services for Mrs. Allie Sparks Kelley, age 92 of Sparks Bend, Tennessee will be held on Wednesday, August 12, 2020, 11:00 A.M., at the Sparks Family Cemetery. For more information contact Stephenson-Shaw Funeral Home at (731) 427-7411 or log…

Peggy Jean Stanfill Ward

Peggy Jean Stanfill Ward, age 87 passed away peacefully Saturday night in Jackson due to complications from COVID-19. She was born September 9,1932 in Henderson county to the late John and Ruth Stanfill. She was a active member at First…

Edwin M. Tritt

Edwin M. Tritt age 79, passed away on Friday, August 7, 2020 at the Tennessee State Veterans Home of Humboldt, TN.  A private Graveside Service will be held on Monday, August 7, 2020 at the Walnut Hill Baptist Church Cemetery. …

Ms. Shirley Brooks

Services for Ms. Shirley Brooks, age 79 of Bells, Tennessee will be held on Saturday, August 8, 2020, 11:00 A.M., at the Chapel of Stephenson-Shaw. The interment will be in the New Macedonia Church Cemetery in Fruitvale, Tennessee. Ms. Brooks…

Patricia Lynne Fowler

Patricia Lynne Fowler was born on October 10, 1948 and passed away on July 30, 2020 and is under the care of George A. Smith & Sons Funeral Home. A Private Graveside Service to be Held at Maple Springs Cemetery…

Linda Pearl Fischer Cooper

Funeral services for Linda Pearl Fischer Cooper, age 64, will be Monday, August 3, 2020 at 5:00 PM in the Chapel of Mercer Brothers Funeral Home. Mrs. Cooper died Friday, July 24, 2020 at Jackson General Hospital. Visitation for Mrs. Cooper…

Alice Marie Jones

Graveside Service for Alice Marie Jones, age 72, will be Friday, July 31, 2020 at 2:00 PM at Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Ms. Jones died on Thursday, July 23, 2020 at Jackson General Hospital. Visitation for Ms. Jones will be Thursday,…

Dexter Lamar Brookins

Graveside Services for Dexter Lamar Brookins, age 50, will be Thursday, July 23, 2020 at 11:00 AM at Parkway Memorial Gardens. Mr. Brookins died Sunday, July 19, 2020 at St. Francis Hospital in Memphis, TN. Visitation for Mr. Brookins will…

Michael Anthony "Mike" Booher

 Michael Anthony "Mike" Booher, age 61 of Jackson, passed away on Friday, July 10, 2020 in Jackson. Mike was born on December 6, 1958 in Kingsport, TN to Joann Melear Booher and the late Weldon Mac Booher. Mike will be…

Barbara 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…

Dorothy Louise “Dot” Moore Gaither

Dorothy Louise “Dot” Moore Gaither, age 87, resident of Rossville, Tennessee and wife of the late William “Woody” Gaither, departed this life Wednesday evening, July 8, 2020 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Collierville. Dot was born September 26, 1932 in…

Christopher Wade “Chris” Burns

Christopher Wade “Chris” Burns, age 40, resident of Williston, Tennessee, departed this life Friday, July 3, 2020 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis. Chris was born July 7, 1979 in Memphis, Tennessee, the son of Bro. Rickey and Sissy Burns.…

Ms. Sandra Williams

Services for Ms. Sandra Williams, age 52 of Jackson, Tennessee will be held on Friday, July 3, 2020, 11:00 A.M., at the Stephenson-Shaw Chapel. The interment will be in the Parkway Memorial Gardens. For more information contact us at 1-877-FOR-SHAW…

Lela Robinson Reaves

Lela Robinson Reaves, 80 passed away on June 22, 2020. A graveside service will be held on Thursday June 25, 2020 at 11:30 am at Maple Springs Cemetery in Mercer, TN. The family will receive friends on Thursday from 9:00…

Donald Keith Hogue

Donald Keith Hogue, age 56, resident of Somerville, Tennessee and husband of Pamela Cook Hogue, departed this life Friday morning, June 19, 2020 at his residence. Keith was born August 28, 1963 in Memphis, Tennessee, the son of the late…

David Allen Carper

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

Fannie Mae Pearson

Graveside Services for Fannie Mae Pearson, age 86,  will be Saturday, June 13, 2020 at 11:00 AM at Fryes Point Church Cemetery in Henderson, Tennessee. Mrs. Pearson died Saturday, June 6, 2020 at her residence. Visitation for Mrs. Pearson will…

David Ray Kimbrough

David Ray Kimbrough, 62 of Jackson passed away on May 15, 2020. Funeral Services will be conducted on Wednesday May 20, 2020 at 11:00 am in the North Chapel of George A. Smith and Sons with burial to follow in…

Syble Milam

Syble Milam, age 91, passed on Wednesday, May 12, 2020 at West TN State Veterans Home after a long illness. She was born in Madison County, the eldest child of O.T. and Beulah Cavness Duke. Syble attended Spring Creek Elementary…

Erica LaNiece Beasley

Graveside Services for Erica LaNiece Beasley, age 35, will be Saturday, May 9, 2020 at 11:00 AM at Hillfield Baptist Church Cemetery in Toone, TN. Mrs. Beasley died Sunday, April 26, 2020 at Jackson General Hospital. Visitation for Mrs. Beasley…

Mike 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…

Stephen Wayne "Steve" Koontz

Stephen Wayne "Steve" Koontz, age 78, passed away peacefully on Monday, April 20, 2020 at his home in Eads, Tennessee with his loving wife, Ricky, by his side. He was born on September 10, 1941, in Quincy, Illinois, the son…

Mark Allen Shinall

Mark Shinall 1963 – 2020 Mark Allen Shinall, age 56, resident of Mason, Tennessee, departed this life Thursday afternoon, April 16, 2020 at Methodist LeBonheur Germantown Hospital. Mark was born October 15, 1963 in Marked Tree, Arkansas, the son of…

Natha Bond Okafor

Burial for Natha Bond Okafor, age 63, of Nashville, Tennessee, will be held Saturday, April 18, 2020 at 1:00 PM at Denmark Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery in Denmark, TN. Mrs. Okafor passed away on Wednesday, April 8, 2020 in Nashville,…

Jane Carol “Carolyn” Crawford

Funeral services for Jane Carol “Carolyn” Crawford, age 71, of Jackson, Tennessee, will be held on Saturday, April 18, 2020 at 11:00 AM in the Chapel of Mercer Brothers Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Bethlehem No. 1 Missionary Baptist…

Ms. Lakeesha Weathers

Graveside Services for Ms. Lakeesha Weathers, age 42 of Lexington, Tennessee will be held on Friday, April 10, 2020,  12 Noon at the Lexington City Cemetery. Ms. Weathers passed away on Monday, April 6, 2020. For more information contact Stephenson-Shaw…

Doris Jewel Fitzgerald

Doris Jewel Fitzgerald, age 92 of Jackson, passed away on April 6, 2020 at her home. She was born August 27, 1927 in Jackson, TN to the Percy Clark and Myrtle Ann Pittman. Her father passed away at a young…

Eliza Tignor Harris

Eliza Tignor Harris, age 95, died on Saturday, April 4, 2020 at the Henderson Health and Rehab. Eliza was born in Chester County on August 1, 1924, the daughter of the late Jim and Lyde Watlington Tignor. She was married…

James Edgar Stafford

James Edgar Stafford, age 67 of Jackson, passed away suddenly on Thursday, April 2, 2020 in Jackson. He was the husband of Vickie Henderson Stafford. They shared 44 years of love and marriage together. He was born on May 16,…

Mrs. Brooxie B. Allen

Private graveside services for Mrs. Brooxie B. Allen, 90, will be held Monday, April 6, 2020 at Carroll Memorial Gardens between McKenzie and Huntingdon with Brother Wendell Walker officiating.  Mrs. Allen, a retired Garment Factory employee, died Wednesday, April 1, 2020…

Danny Roy Robbins

Danny Roy Robbins, known to many as “Spec” and “Dino”, age 67, resident of Somerville, Tennessee, departed this life Friday morning, April 3, 2020 at his residence. Danny was born March 26, 1953 in Somerville, the son of the late…

Willie Jackson Larson

Willie Jackson Larson, age 91, died on Sunday, March 29, 2020 at the Bells Nursing Home and Rehab. She was born in Decaturville, TN on November 3, 1928 the daughter of the late Millard F. and Sally Ballard Jackson. She…

Albert Henry Barmore, Jr.

Graveside Services for Albert Henry Barmore, Jr., age 55, will be Thursday, April 2, 2020 at 1:00 PM at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church Cemetery in Rosser, TN. Mr. Barmore died on Thursday, March 26, 2020 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in…

Brooksie Tilghman Wells

Brooksie Tilghman Wells, age 92, passed away on Monday, March 23, 2020 at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital after a brief illness. Brooksie was the daughter of J.H. and Ethel Cunningham. She was also preceded in death by her husbands, Robert…

Will Shanklin

Memorial Services for Will Shanklin, age 82, will be Thursday, March 19, 2020 at 1:00 PM in the Chapel of Mercer Brothers Funeral Home. Mr. Shanklin died Friday, March 13, 2020 at Jackson General Hospital. For additional information, contact Mercer…

Shacara Yvette Tinsley

Funeral services for Shacara Yvette Tinsley, age 32, of Jackson, Tennessee, will be held on Tuesday, March 10, 2020 at 2:00 PM in the Chapel of Mercer Brothers Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Miss Tinsley passed…

Brantley Monroe Buckner

Brantley Monroe Buckner age 1 day, passed away on Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at the Jackson Madison County General Hospital. He is survived by his parents:  Thomas Buckner and Kaitlyn Riggs of Gadsden, TN; and one sister:  Annaleigh Seiber of…

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…