Our Obituaries

Lester T. McNabb

October 6, 1932 - January 9, 2018

Lester T McNabb, 85, of Senatobia, MS, retired fireman for Memphis Fire Department, passed away on January 9, 2018. He was preceded in death by his wife Carolyn McNabb. Lester is survived by his wife Vera McNabb, his children; Debbie Whitehead (Rick), Keith McNabb, five grandchildren Christy Gibson (Tim), Tim Sere (Jennifer), Kaitlyn Whitehead, Melissa McNabb, and Staci Duncan (Wes), as well as...
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Brenda Sue Miller

December 11, 1939 - January 8, 2018

Brenda Sue Miller, age 78 passed away on Monday January 8, 2018. Brenda was born December 11, 1939. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.MemphisFuneralGermantownParkway.com for the Miller family.
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Thelma T. Orr

April 27, 1923 - January 7, 2018

Thelma Orr, 94, of Memphis, TN, passed away on January 7, 2018. Thelma was a graduate of Shiloh High School where she was a star player on the basketball team. During WWII, Thelma was a Rosie the Riveter in Florida and actually worked on the Memphis Belle after flight missions. She was a member of St. Stephens United Methodist Church and enjoyed watching basketball and golf. She was preceded in...
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Peggy Ruth Simpson

July 24, 1927 - January 6, 2018

Peggy Ruth Simpson, age 90, passed away peacefully in Columbia, Missouri, surrounded by her family. Peggy was proceeded in death by her husband of 57 years, Waits A. Simpson. Mrs. Simpson leaves behind her daughter, Peggy Wilson (Jim) of Bartlett, Tennessee; Two sons Andy Simpson (Beth) of Columbia, Missouri and Kenny Simpson (Tammy) of Horn Lake, Mississippi. She is also survived by one sister,...
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Donald Joseph Corzine, Sr.

September 19, 1958 - January 6, 2018

Donald Joseph Corzine, Sr., 59, of Bartlett, TN passed away Saturday, January 6, 2018. He was a computer analyst with T.B.D.N., aspiring farmer, a baseball fanatic as he loved coaching baseball, avid Alabama football fan and deer hunter. Don was the greatest husband, father and papaw. He was preceded in death by his mother, Faye Corzine; and survived by his loving wife of 39 years, Nancy...
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Loyd G. Box

April 17, 1936 - January 5, 2018

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James Hoyt Waren

February 27, 1939 - January 4, 2018

Arrangements under the direction of Memphis Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens, Bartlett, TN.
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Marcosa S. Tipay

March 2, 1920 - January 3, 2018

Marcosa S. "Coring" Tipay, 97, of Cordova, TN passed away Wednesday, January 3, 2018. She was a housewife, loved gardening and cooking for her family especially her grandchildren. Mrs. Tipay was preceded in death by her husband, MM1 Chrispin Tipay, USN (Ret) in 1995; and is survived by her daughter, Regina Tipay Magpuri; son-in-law, Romy Magpuri of Cordova, TN; grandchildren, Mrs. Jennifer M....
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Minnie Lou Hill

April 13, 1936 - January 2, 2018

Minnie Lou Hill, 81, of Fayette County, Tennessee passed away Tuesday, January 2, 2018 at Gallaway Nursing and Rehab. She was a homemaker and loved her family dearly. Minnie was preceded in death by her husband, John C. Hill; and is survived by her daughters, Regina Thomas of Fayette County, Tennessee; Theresa Belenchia of Memphis; three sisters; four grandchildren and six great grandchildren. ...
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Robert L. MITCHELL

April 26, 1940 - January 1, 2018

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Martha Ann Biggs

August 16, 1940 - January 1, 2018

Martha Ann Biggs was 77 years old. She was born August 16, 1940 in Vardaman, Mississippi and passed January 1, 2018 in Bartlett, Tennessee. She follows her mother, Robbie Renodell McClure, her father, Marvin McClure, and her brothers Bobby McClure, and Jimmy McClure and her son, James Kelly Biggs. She leaves her loved ones being her husband of 58 years, Robert Wayne Biggs, Sr. her brothers and...
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Lester J. Hoback

October 8, 1927 - December 31, 2017

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Phyllis K. Nystrom

January 5, 1937 - December 31, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Memphis Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens, Bartlett, TN.
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Lester J. Hoback

October 8, 1927 - December 31, 2017

Lester J. Hoback Jr., a long time employee of Sears, and veteran of the United States Marine Corps, passed away Sunday, December 31st, 2017. Mr. Hoback was preceded in death by his son, Les, two brothers Tom Avent, and Jack Hoback, and one sister, June Heflin, as well as one grandson, Bob Hoback.He is survived by his wife of sixty seven and half years Jessie (Acree) and daughter Brenda (Rick)...
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Timothy Joseph Long

May 13, 1966 - December 29, 2017

Timothy "Tim" Long, 51, of Lakeland, TN, owner and operator of Automotive Design passed away on December 29, 2017. Tim was a graduate of Elliston Baptist Academy and Nashville Auto Diesel College. He was an avid outdoorsman, a member of First Baptist Church Hickory Withe, a member of the Side Car Hogs BBQ cooking team and enjoyed watching Nascar and anything automotive. He was preceded in...
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Betty Roberta Lynch

March 7, 1945 - December 28, 2017

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Betty Roberta Lynch

March 7, 1945 - December 28, 2017

Betty Lynch 72, of Southaven, MS, passed away on December 28, 2017. She was a retired supervisor from Cleo Wrap now American Greetings, but her main job was taking care of her family. She was preceded in death by her husband Charles Lynch. She is survived by her daughters; Cheryl Johnson (Michael), Lisa Engan (Casey), her grandchildren Kayla Pompa, Tyler Allen, London Comley, Landon Comley,...
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Teresa Diane Lawson

August 17, 1960 - December 28, 2017

Teresa Diane Lawson, age 57 of Cordova passed away Thursday, December 28, 2017. Teresa was a teacher for 25 years, specializing in special education. Teresa earned her bachelors degree in Interrelated Special Education at University of Memphis and her Master of Arts from Piedmont College. Teresa was a member of the Delta Gamma Sorority and she enjoyed making new friends, being with her family,...
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Roy Lee Harris

October 18, 1947 - December 27, 2017

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Ricky L. CULBREATH

March 21, 1951 - December 25, 2017

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Carl Lee Knapp

April 12, 1940 - December 25, 2017

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Patricia G. CHILDERS

May 29, 1952 - December 23, 2017

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Freeman L. PRITCHETT

September 11, 1934 - December 23, 2017

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Patricia Gail Childers

May 29, 1952 - December 23, 2017

Patricia Gail Childers, 65, of Memphis, TN, was called home on December 24, 2017. She was a retired supervisor from MLGW and a member of the Catholic Church of the Ascension. Gail volunteered at Mid South Animal Rescue League and enjoyed playing pickle ball at the local community center. She was preceded in death by Mildred Van Horn. Gail is survived by her nieces Vicky Donoho and Cathy...
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Freeman Lee Pritchett

September 11, 1934 - December 23, 2017

Freeman Lee Pritchett of Millington, TN, loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather and brother, passed away on Saturday, December 23, 2017 at the age of 83. Mr. Pritchett worked in the Air-condition, Heating and Refrigeration business many years with his specialty in refrigeration. He was currently working for United Refrigeration. Freeman loved to golf, fish, hunt and was an avid...
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Julia Berretta Vescovi

July 8, 1925 - December 23, 2017

Julia Berreta Vescovi, Resident of the Belmont Village, Passed away December 23, 2017. She was better known to many as MiMi.Jullia was born in Memphis on July 8, 1925. She graduated from Germantown High School Class of 1943. She was a member of St. Francis of Assisi Church. She loved being with her family and enjoyed her hobby of making ceramic items. She was a Eucharist minister at St. Francis...
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Robert E. STELLING

July 4, 1937 - December 20, 2017

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Robert Edward Stelling

July 4, 1937 - December 20, 2017

Robert Edward Stelling, 80, of Bartlett, passed away on December 20, 2017. The family will gather to receive friends on Tuesday, December 26, beginning at 1:00 p.m., and the funeral service will follow at 2:00 p.m., in the chapel of Memphis Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens in Bartlett. Interment will immediately follow. Bob began his 45 year career as a draftsman with William B. Thompson Company...
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Betty Kay Dysart

October 9, 1953 - December 19, 2017

Betty Kay Dysart 64 of Arlington, TN went to be with the Lord on December 19, 2017. Kay was a loving wife and mother. She was a graduate of Middleton High School in Middleton, TN. She was retired from Kroger She was preceded in death by her father J.B. Russell and mother Jane Russell. She is survived by her husband of 44 years Duncan Dysart, son Russell Dysart, sister Shirley (Summers)...
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Maggie Blakenship

May 12, 1926 - December 18, 2017

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Carl Glenwood Ditto

July 14, 1943 - December 18, 2017

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Carl G. DITTO, Sr.

July 14, 1943 - December 18, 2017

Carl G Ditto, Sr., 74, of Burlison, TN, passed away on December 18, 2017. He served his country in the US Army during Vietnam. Carl is survived by his wife of 57 years Doris, his children Carl G Ditto Jr (Robin), Kortney N Nason (Sam), and his grandchildren; Brianna N Ditto, Jenna R Ditto, Grayson G Ditto, Hope Nason, and Austin Nason. The family will receive friends from 12pm until service time...
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Robert Frederick Percer

January 8, 1938 - December 18, 2017

Robert (Bobby) Frederick Percer of Lakeland, TN, age 79, passed away on Dec. 18, 2017, peacefully at his home surrounded by loved ones after a courageous battle with cancer. Robert was born on January 8, 1938 to Joseph W Percer, Sr and Helen Meyer Percer in Arlington, TN. Robert leaves to cherish his memory his wife of 57 years, Rita Ragland Percer, and his beloved family that made his world...
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Jean Watkins York O'Shea

August 31, 1924 - December 18, 2017

Jean Watkins York O'Shea, 93, of Cordova, passed from this life Monday, December 18, 2017. She was born August 31, 1924 in Bolton to the late Earl and Patti Haynie Watkins. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Thomas Lee York in 1971 and her second husband, Daniel Joseph O'Shea in 2004. She is survived by her daughter; Barbara Rosenberg, her son; Thom York, four grandchildren; Ashley...
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Maggie E. Blankenship

May 12, 1926 - December 18, 2017

Maggie E Blankenship, 91, of Bartlett, TN, passed away on December 18, 2017. Maggie was a member of Eastside Baptist Church and a longtime seamstress. She enjoyed ceramics as well as crocheting. Mrs. Blankenship was preceded in death by her husband James Blankenship and six siblings. Maggie is survived by her children; Karen Enoch (Johnny), Murry Blankenship (Martha), her grandchildren; Tina...
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Louise P. Bennett

August 10, 1920 - December 17, 2017

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Louise P. Bennett

August 10, 1920 - December 17, 2017

Lillian Louise Payne Bennett, was born in Water Valley, MS on August 10, 1920 to Ella Jane and Robert Abner Payne and was one of eight children, until the Lord called her name on December 17, 2017. Louise was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, Russell Eugene Bennett, Sr. and by her eldest son, Russell E. "Pete" Bennett, Jr. She is survived by her two children, Richard Bennett and Lyn...
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Thomas Albert Rooker

September 4, 1930 - December 17, 2017

Thomas Albert Rooker born September 4, 1930 passed on December 17, 2017 at the age of 87. Preceded in death by his wife Mary Ann Summers Rooker. His father Thomas Martin Rooker and Mother Gustava Legg Rooker. Three brothers Ira Tilman Rooker, Cleo Bert Rooker, and Jimmie Rooker. He is survived by 2 sisters, Flora Armstrong and Annie Bischoff. 3 children and their spouses, Jimmy Rooker and his...
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Dorothy M. Dukes

April 29, 1925 - December 15, 2017

Dorothy Marie Dukes, age 92 passed away on Friday December 15, 2017. She was born April 29, 1925. A retired school teacher, Mrs. Dukes attended Quail Ridge Church of Christ.Mrs. Dukes was proceeded in death by her husband Miron Dukes, as well as her son Robert Dukes. She was also proceeded by five brothers, Elmore, Virgil, Lawrence, Billy and Hermon, as well as two sisters Mamie and Louise....
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Miles Lee Johnson

December 7, 2017 - December 14, 2017

Miles Lee Johnson, age 7 days passed away on Thursday December 14, 2017. Miles was born December 7, 2017. Miles was proceeded in death by his sister, Brooklyn Johnson and he is survived by his parents Marcus and Catherine Johnson.Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.MemphisFuneralGermantownParkway.com for the Johnson family.Arrangements under the direction of Memphis...
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Elizabeth D. Brown

September 10, 1921 - December 14, 2017

Elizabeth Dacus Brown, age 96 passed away Thursday, December 14, 2017 in Hot Springs Village, Arkansas. Mrs. Brown was a piano teacher for twenty-seven years and a member of Bartlett Baptist Church and a former member of Georgian Hills Baptist Church. She was formally active in the choir, WMU, children's choirs and a Member of National Guild of Piano Teachers.She is proceeded in death by her...
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Michael Ray Leonard

October 26, 1956 - December 14, 2017

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Joanne Weiss

July 15, 1941 - December 13, 2017

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Marvo Jean McFarland

January 30, 1927 - December 13, 2017

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Bobby J. Butler

November 7, 1932 - December 11, 2017

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Johnnie Lloyd Sparks

December 26, 1926 - December 11, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Memphis Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens, Bartlett, TN.
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Bobby J. Butler

November 7, 1932 - December 11, 2017

Bobby J. Butler, 85, of Bartlett, TN, retired supervisor for A&T, passed away on December 11, 2017. Mr. Butler was an Army Veteran and an avid golfer playing every day that he could. He is survived by his wife Joyce Butler, his son Michael Butler, his daughter Debbie Steele, his step-son Barry Hankins, his step daughter Sherry Ladart, two sisters Pat Ridling, Imogene Sauls, and two grandchildren;...
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Lurene B. PAUL

March 31, 1925 - December 10, 2017

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Lurene B. PAUL

March 31, 1925 - December 10, 2017

Lurene Bradley Paul was called to Heaven on the morning of December 10th, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, Howard R. Paul; her parents, William David Bradley and Nora Norris Bradley; and her eleven siblings, her sisters, Lovie B. Magers, Lavelle B. Magers, Mildred B. Tabler, Earline B. Sewell, Malverta B. Hudspeth, and Joyce B. LaCount; and her brothers, Clifton...
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Gladys Marie Daniel

January 11, 1919 - December 9, 2017

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Shirley STATEN

October 31, 1937 - December 9, 2017

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Shirley Bridges Staten

October 31, 1937 - December 9, 2017

Shirley Bridges Staten, 80, of Collierville, TN passed away Saturday, December 9, 2017. She retired in 1995 from St. Francis Hospital-Memphis medical records department, was a graduate of Lambuth University, was a member of Bellevue Baptist Church and loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. Mrs. Staten was preceded in death by her husband, Rex Staten in 2003; and is...
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Harold W. CANADAY

February 26, 1931 - December 8, 2017

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Lucretia Irene Fox

February 28, 1930 - December 8, 2017

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James D. Pope

May 9, 1927 - December 8, 2017

James Duane Pope, age 90, passed away peacefully on Friday, December 8, 2017.Duane was born May 9, 1927, to Dr. Leon Pope and Nettie Barns Pope in Grand Junction, Tennessee. Duane was married 68 years to the love of his life, Catherine Thomas Pope, which he leaves behind. Duane was employed by Shelby County Schools for 38 years, beginning his career at Bolton High School in 1947, as...
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Katherine Butler Tusa

July 14, 1936 - December 8, 2017

Katherine Butler Tusa, age 81, of Cordova, TN passed away on Friday December 8, 2017. Katherine was born July 14, 1936 in Little Rock, AR. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.MemphisFuneralGermantownParkway.com for the Tusa family.
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Harold Wayne Canaday

February 26, 1931 - December 8, 2017

Harold Wayne Canaday, age 86 passed away on Friday December 8, 2017. Harold was born February 26, 1931 in McNairy County, Tennessee. Harold enjoyed gardening and then sharing his harvest with friends and neighbors. He had worked in construction as a superintendent.Mr. Canaday leaves behind Jean, his wife of 68 years, as well as four sons. Quinton Canaday, (Barbara), Kevin Canaday, (Carolyn), Ty...
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Bobby S. Barrett

November 29, 1937 - December 7, 2017

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Jerome Edward McNeill, Jr.

July 3, 1964 - December 7, 2017

Jerome (Jerry) Edward McNeill Jr, 53, of Bartlett, TN passed away at his home on Thursday, December 7, 2017. Jerry is survived by his wife, Amy McNeill, of 37 years; daughter, Brittany McNeill; son, William McNeill (Danielle); mother, Christine Grace McNeill; sisters, Catherine Pruitt (Kevin) and Robyn Smalley. He is predeceased by his father, Jerome Edward McNeill (Sr).He is also survived by...
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Kathryn L. Savory

January 19, 1929 - December 7, 2017

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Vivian McClure Haneline

April 12, 1925 - December 6, 2017

Vivian McClure Haneline, 92, of Cordova, TN passed away Wednesday, December 6, 2017. She was born April 12, 1925 in Buchanan, TN. Vivian was retired from the V.A. Medical Center hematology/chemistry lab after 35 plus years of service, was a member of the North American Retired Federal Employees (NARFE), loved travelling, camping, boating, fishing on Kentucky Lake and was a member of White...
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Patrick Henry Friel

February 24, 1991 - December 4, 2017

Patrick Henry Friel, 26, of Bartlett, Tennessee passed away Monday, December 4, 2017. He was an Athletic Trainer for Ortho Memphis, former trainer with Berry College in Rome, Georgia where he earned his Masters Degree, Undergraduate from the University of Indianapolis, was a very avid sports fan, had a very active lifestyle, loved working out and helping with youth athletics. Patrick was...
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Gene Allen Suratt

May 11, 1967 - December 4, 2017

Gene Allen Suratt, 50, passed away December 4, 2017. He was a kind and loving husband, father, son and brother, who had a passion for gardening and music. Anyone who knew him, knew he loved going hunting for antiques and driving around in his Ford Mustang. He was a hard worker for Fed-Ex freight for 27 years and never met a stranger. He was loved by many and we will all miss his smiling face and...
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Maycle Eddy Kumpe

June 7, 1925 - December 4, 2017

Maycle Truelove Kumpe, 92, widow of the late Wilbur E. Kumpe, entered her heavenly home on December 4, 2017. She attended Immanuel Baptist Church in Marion, Arkansas and her faith in God was evident to all her knew her. Maycle was born June 7, 1925 to Mary Lula (nee Steakley) and William Harvey Truelove in Houston, Arkansas and is the daughter-in-law of the late Effie Leona (nee Pritchard) and...
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Hollis Eugene Studdard

February 12, 1949 - December 3, 2017

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Hollis Eugene Studdard

February 12, 1949 - December 3, 2017

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Jonathan Charles Booker

November 14, 1992 - December 3, 2017

Jonathan Charles Booker went to heaven on Sunday, December 3, 2017 at the age of 25. Jon was born in Memphis, Tennessee on November 14, 1992, the only son of Troy and Lorri Booker. Jon was an artist, expressing his talent through music, photography, and videography. Everything he did was filled with passion and excitement, and he preserved the joy he brought to those around him through the lens...
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Hollis E. Studdard

February 12, 1949 - December 3, 2017

Hollis E. Studdard, 68, passed away December 3, 2017. He was the owner of A&H Iron Works.He was preceded in death by a son, Eddie Studdard, his parents Edmond and Mattie Studdard and a brother, Ray Studdard.He is survived by his wife of 8 years, Ellen Studdard; daughters, Brookelyn Adams and Brantley Adams; sons, Hollis Studdard, Jr., Ricky Studdard and Corbin Adams; grandchildren, Erica...
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Carl Gustaf Clarence Strand

July 29, 1925 - December 2, 2017

Carl Gustaf Clarence Strand, age 92, of Arlington, TN passed away on Saturday December 2, 2017The family will gather with friends, Wednesday December 6th, at 10:00 AM with the funeral service following at 11:00 AM. Services will be held at Memphis Funeral Home, 5599 Poplar Ave., Memphis, TN 38119Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.memphisfuneralhome.net for the Strand...
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Sybil TROXEL

March 9, 1930 - December 1, 2017

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Dorothy Nell Barcroft

February 16, 1929 - December 1, 2017

Dorothy Nell Barcroft, age 88, went home to be with her Lord Friday evening December 1, 2017. Mrs. Barcroft was a homemaker, and loving wife to Ben D. Barcroft (deceased) for 58 years. She was a loving mother and grandmother. She leaves her son Douglas M Barcroft (Lynn), grandson Benjamin D. Barcroft,(Shanta), granddaughter Sarah Grace Castillo (Peter) and granddaughter Charley Kate Barcroft and...
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Jessie Faye Thayer

January 29, 1921 - December 1, 2017

Jessie Faye Jackson Thayer age 96 peacefully passed away 12/1/2017. She is preceded in death by her husband of 45 years, Chester L. Thayer, Sr. She was a sixth generation Mississippian born 1/29/21 to Roscoe and Bernie Jackson in New Albany Mississippi. She graduated from Macedonia High School in Myrtle, MS as Salutatorian of her class. She was a woman who loved her family and friends. She was an...
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Sybil Lane Troxel

March 9, 1930 - December 1, 2017

Sybil Lane Troxel, 87, of Bartlett, TN, passed away on Friday, December 1, 2017. Mrs. Troxel was a retired supervisor from Sears Crosstown and member of Faith Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband Harold D Troxel, her daughter Angie Troxel, and one grandson. Sybil is survived by her children Vicki Summerhill and Daniel Troxel (Sharon), four grandsons, and eight great...
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Jason Seek

May 25, 1971 - November 30, 2017

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Jason Brian Seek

May 25, 1971 - November 30, 2017

Jason Brian Seek, 46, of Memphis, Tennessee went to be with the Lord on November 30, 2017. Born to loving parents, Greg and Kay Seek, on May 25, 1971, Jason grew up in Memphis, Tennessee. He attended Immanuel Lutheran School and graduated from Christian Brothers High School both in Memphis. Jason went on to attend and to graduate from Ouachita Baptist University in Arkansas with a bachelor's...
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Ivan Mayo Cox

April 9, 1927 - November 30, 2017

Ivan Mayo Cox was born to Marvin and Ella Cox on April 9, 1927. He passed away on Thursday, November 30, 2017. He was a faithful and loving husband to Vera of 59 years and precedes her in her death In June, 2010. A devoted and loving father to his son, David Cox and a daughter, Ann Lowery and her husband Jimmy. He leaves two loving grandsons the he adored and they adored and respected him. ...
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James Harvey Carter

May 4, 1933 - November 29, 2017

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Jimmy Harvey Carter

May 4, 1933 - November 29, 2017

James Harvey "Jimmy" Carter, age 84 passed away Wednesday, November 29, 2017. Jimmy was born May 4, 1933 in Memphis, Tennessee. He attended Bartlett High School, where he was "Mr. Bartlett" his junior year and then left to attend Christian Brothers High School on a football Scholarship where he graduated in 1952. Jimmy was a Golden Glove Boxer for several years in Memphis. When called upon to...
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David Joseph Looney

December 18, 1952 - November 28, 2017

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David Joseph Looney

December 18, 1952 - November 28, 2017

David Joseph Looney, age 64, of Brighton, TN passed away on Tuesday November 28, 2017. David was born December 18, 1952 in Brighton, TN. David leaves his wife Vicki Looney, 3 children- Jeff Looney, Katie and her husband Keith Plourde, Matthew and his wife Olivia Looney. 8 grandchildren Hunter, Taylor, Addy, Emma, Ethan, Gabriel, Tyler and Gunnar.He also leaves behind his sisters Jeanette Adams...
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Keesha Michelle Furniss

April 20, 1983 - November 28, 2017

Keesha Michelle Furniss stepped into Heaven on 11/28/17 after fighting metastatic breast cancer for four years. She fought a good fight, she kept the faith, and she finished the race.Keesha was born in Charlotte, NC in 1983 to her parents, Bob and Susan (Bennett) Furniss, currently of Bartlett, TN. Throughout her fight with cancer, she was known world-wide as the #WarriorPrincess. She graduated...
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Maggie R. MUELLER

August 31, 1926 - November 27, 2017

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Melanie Denise Jerden

April 10, 1972 - November 27, 2017

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Maggie Thomas Mueller

August 31, 1926 - November 27, 2017

Maggie Ruth Thomas Mueller passed away peacefully at her home in Pearland, Texas, onNovember 27, 2017. She was born in New Orleans to Jessie and William Thomas on August 31,1926, and grew up on a small family farm in central Mississippi. Mrs. Mueller worked her waythrough Mississippi State College for Women with on-campus jobs during the school year, andas a tacker at Ingalls Shipyard during the...
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Melanie Denise Jerden

April 10, 1972 - November 27, 2017

Melanie Jerden, age 45 passed away on Monday November 27, 2017. Melanie will always be remembered for the unconditional love she held for her husband and children. Her passion for serving others took her into a career where she was a special education teachers aid at Barret's Chapel in Arlington, TN. There she loved and cared for every child she came in touch with.She was the sweetest most loving...
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Margaret J. BARNES

April 20, 1933 - November 24, 2017

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Margaret Joyce Barnes

April 20, 1933 - November 24, 2017

Margaret Joyce Barnes, (April 20, 1933-November 24, 2017) Born Margaret Gambill, in Wheeler, Mississippi near Booneville, to Marguerite Gambill (ne้ Collum) and Wilburn Douglas Gambill, Margaret was known by her middle name, Joyce, to family and friends for much of her 84 years. She grew up in a large, loving family, alongside her two younger sisters, Betty and Patsy, and two younger brothers,...
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Sarah Lena Hutchens

September 29, 1924 - November 21, 2017

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Roger Mitchell BENNETT

May 31, 1933 - November 21, 2017

Roger Mitchell Bennett, 84, of Bartlett passed away Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at Saint Francis Hospital, Memphis Park. He was a retired Psychologist from the Memphis City Schools System after 30 years of service and worked an additional 20 years plus as owner of Memphis Psychological Services in Bartlett, TN. Dr. Bennett received his Bachelor's and Master's degrees from the University of...
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Edward L. Massie, Jr.

September 16, 1929 - November 17, 2017

Edward Lindsey Massie Jr. 88 years oldBorn 16 SEP 1929Deceased 17 NOV 2017 Pete died the morning of November 17 2017 in his home from complications of congestive heart failure.He is survived by his wife of 65 years Betty Ann Massie and his three children: Steve Massie, Connie Mott and Diana Agee. He leaves 7 grand children: Rebecca Phillips, Thomas Massie, Lindsey Agee, Sean Massie, Zachary Agee,...
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Terry Moore

May 9, 1930 - November 16, 2017

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Jerri Jeanne Townes

September 8, 1953 - November 15, 2017

Jerri Jeanne Townes, 64, of Drummonds, TN, loving wife, mother, grandmother, and sister, passed away on November 15, 2017. She is survived by her husband of 26 years Edward Townes, her daughters April Cox (Wray), Cynthia McArdle (Tom), five sisters, six grandchildren and three great grandchildren. The family will receive friends from 9am until service time at 10am, on Monday, November 20, 2017,...
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Margaret Russell Boone

July 10, 1933 - November 12, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Memphis Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens, Bartlett, TN.
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Billie Greene Cruzen

September 20, 1953 - November 11, 2017

Becky Greene Cruzen, 64, of Cordova, TN passed away Saturday, November 11, 2017. Becky was a housewife, loved cooking, was an avid sports fan watching mainly college football and drag racing. She was also a longtime member of Elliston Baptist Church. Becky was preceded in death by her parents, Cecil and Evelyn Greene; siblings, Tommy Greene and Cecelia Greene Henderson; and is survived by her...
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Alma Dean Williams

April 12, 1935 - November 10, 2017

Alma Dean Williams, 82, of Bartlett, Tennessee passed away Friday, November 10, 2017. Mrs. Williams was born April 12, 1935 in Athens, Alabama to William G. and Lizzie Mae Robison and came from a family of 14. She was retired from Malone & Hyde, was a member of Bartlett Baptist Church, 50 year member of Bartlett O.K. Houck #216 Order of the Eastern Star, a member of the Daughters of the Nile,...
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Vernon Otto Jones

July 7, 1931 - November 9, 2017

Vernon Otto Jones, 86, of Cordova, TN passed away Thursday, November 9, 2017. He was retired from Wonder Bread after 35 years of service and was a member of Life Church. Mr. Jones was preceded in death by his parents, Armour and Juanita Jones; brother, Harold Jones; and is survived by his loving wife of 41 years, Barbara Galloway Jones; siblings, Jimmy Jones, Arelia Merritt (Ronald), Bernice...
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David Lynn LASTER

August 9, 1947 - November 8, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Memphis Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens.
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Reva Estelle Davis

May 21, 1923 - November 8, 2017

Reva Hodges Davis, 94, of Collierville was received into the arms of her Savior in Heaven on Wednesday, November 8, 2017. A member of the Greatest Generation, Reva was born on May 21, 1923 in Rocky Mount, Virginia as the eldest child of Vernon and Sally Hodges. She and her two sisters followed their parents across several states. Vernon Hodges managed flour mills for Dixie White Flour. After...
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David Lynn Laster

August 9, 1947 - November 8, 2017

David Lynn Laster, 70, of Oakland, Tennessee passed away Wednesday, November 8, 2017. He was retired from the City of Memphis, loved golfing, working in his yard, working with computers, loved riding motorcycles with Faith Riders and was a member of Oakland First Baptist Church. Mr. Laster was preceded in death by his brothers, Howard Laster and Ralf Laster; sister, Mildred Cozort; and is...
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Erika Lorenz Herron

August 28, 1982 - November 7, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Memphis Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens.
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