Our Obituaries

Dorothy Ann Piretti

November 4, 1944 - September 24, 2017

Dorothy Ann Piretti, 72, of Cordova passed away Sunday, September 24, 2017. She was born November 4, 1944 in Memphis, Tennessee to the late, William and Dorothy Teague of Whiteville, Tennessee. Dot was a graduate of Overton High School and the University of Memphis and retired from the accounting department at APL. She was a member of Bellevue Baptist Church. She married Dennis Johnson and had...
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Earl Madison Mize

October 16, 1928 - September 22, 2017

Earl Madison Mize, 88, of Bartlett, TN, passed away on Friday, September 22, 2017. He was retired from Cordova Concrete and attended Scenic Hills Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his wife Virginia Mize, his daughter Theresa Mize, and one brother Edward Mize. He is survived by his daughter Barbara Mize, his brother Ellis Mize, his grandchildren Christy Traller Smith, Windy Curtis, Misty...
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Carol P. Doyle

February 22, 1941 - September 21, 2017

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Shelby Jean Barrett

December 3, 1939 - September 21, 2017

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Mary Kathryn Camplin

May 7, 1940 - September 20, 2017

Mary Kathryn Camplin, 77, of Arlington, TN, loving wife, mother, grandmother, and sister, passed away on Wednesday, September 20, 2017. She was preceded in death by four brothers and one sister. She is survived by her husband of 51 years, Raymond A Camplin Jr., her sons; Raymond "Ray" Camplin III, Charles Craig Camplin, Tony Arnold, one sister Ann Pann, and three grandchildren; Dominic...
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Doyle W. FOSTER

April 9, 1925 - September 18, 2017

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Mary Elizabeth Bell Vest

March 30, 1930 - September 16, 2017

Mary Elizabeth Bell Vest, born March 30, 1930 in Memphis, Tennessee to John and Stella Bell passed away September 16, 2017. She was a retired housewife and devoted mother to her son, Jim, grandchildren and great grandchild. Mrs. Vest enjoyed visits with her family and friends, loved trips to the zoo and picnics. She was stronger throughout her life than anyone ever knew, was an inspiration of...
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Virgil LeRoy Wells

August 18, 1939 - September 16, 2017

Virgil Leroy "Roy" Wells,78, passed away suddenly on Saturday September 16, 2017 in Covington, TN. He is survived by his wife of 28 years, Linda Wells, his son Terry Clenney (Katie), and his daughter Kristy Katz (Joel). He was a grandfather to Matthew Dalton, Molly Dalton, and Hudson Clenney. He is also survived by his sisters, Darlene (Bob) Watkins and Pam Johnson (Steve). Roy was born on August...
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Martha J. CARRINGTON

January 30, 1930 - September 15, 2017

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Billie Alline Gafa

December 14, 1944 - September 15, 2017

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Martha Jo Shirley Carrington

January 30, 1930 - September 15, 2017

Martha Jo Carrington, 87, passed away on September 15, 2017. JoJo as she was known by family and friends was born on January 30th 1930 to William C. Shirley and Fay Shirley. She is preceeded in death by her husband James Harles Carrington; her parents and sister Lorraine Hamilton and brother Bob Shirley. She is survived by sisters Janice Shirley and Phyllis Barthlomew; three daughters Renee...
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Ed P. Goldsby

November 11, 1941 - September 14, 2017

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J. Clifford Griffith

November 11, 1949 - September 14, 2017

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Ed Powell Goldsby, Jr.

November 11, 1941 - September 14, 2017

Ed Powell Goldsby, Jr., 75, of Arlington, passed from this life Thursday, September 14, 2017. He was born November 11, 1941 to the late Ed and Sarah Carruth Goldsby. Mr. Goldsby was retired from Firestone in Memphis and attended New Hope Christian Church. He enjoyed life, friends, tractors and was a jack of all trades. Mr. Goldsby is survived by his wife of 28 years; Ernestine Sowell Goldsby,...
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Howard Luther Pollan

November 17, 1929 - September 11, 2017

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Rosemary Todd Simpson

August 10, 1938 - September 10, 2017

Rosemary Todd Simpson, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother, passed away on September 10, 2017. Rosemary was preceded in death by her parents, George and Rosabell Todd, and her three sisters. Rosemary is survived by her husband of 37 years; Tony Simpson, her children Linda Williams (Jimmy Stallings), Misty Hall, Cary Simpson (Heather), Gina Cici (Patrick), fourteen...
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Barbara SANDERS

March 30, 1940 - September 9, 2017

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Rufus Ivan Jones

June 11, 1931 - September 9, 2017

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Lura S. VOLNER

June 12, 1927 - September 9, 2017

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Barbara Jean Sanders

March 30, 1940 - September 9, 2017

Barbara Jean Sanders, known and loved as Austin's Hub Cap Annie, lost her battle with lung cancer on Saturday, September 9, 2017 at the age of 77. She passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by family. Barbara was born in Tennessee on March 30, 1940, to Roy Lee Sanders and Adeline (Humphrey) Sanders. She was the fifth of six children and is survived by four of her siblings, Mary Pritchett,...
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Virginia Lucille Wilson

November 13, 1934 - September 9, 2017

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Tommy Marshall CAMPBELL

September 10, 1945 - September 9, 2017

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R. Ivan Jones

June 11, 1931 - September 9, 2017

Rufus Ivan Jones went to be with the Lord September 9, 2017. He was born June 11, 1931 in Gainesville, GA. He was the son of Moena (Darracott) and Rufus Jones.As a young man, Ivan served his country in the United States Air Force. Lovingly known as "Smiley" during his long career as a truck driver, he was a long haul driver for Roadway Express. His family moved to Memphis in 1968.At the...
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Lura S. Volner

June 12, 1927 - September 9, 2017

Lura Shelby Volner, 90, passed away September 09, 2017. She was born June 12, 1927 in Hardin County, Tennessee to Clyde Walker Shelby and Mary Tucker Shelby. She had retired from St. Joseph Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee, having worked there for 27 years, most of that time as an Employee Health Nurse. She was a member of Leawood East Baptist Church, Cordova, Tennessee and former member of Faith...
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Tommy M. Campbell

September 10, 1945 - September 9, 2017

Tommy M. Campbell, 71, went home to be with our Lord and Savior on September 9, 2017, just shy of his 72nd birthday. Mr. Campbell was retired from FedEx, a member of Faith Baptist Church Bartlett, and an avid Razorback fan. He was preceded in death by his parents George and Zeluma Campbell, and his daughter Toni Michelle Campbell. Tommy is survived by his loving wife of 51 years, Jimmie Campbell,...
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Barbara J. GLASER

July 6, 1946 - September 8, 2017

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Kenneth Dale Sellers

August 21, 1944 - September 8, 2017

Dr. Kenneth Dale Sellers, 73, of Germantown, TN, and formerly of Blytheville, AR, passed away on September 8, 2017. Born on August 21, 1944, in Ironton, MO, he grew up in Caruthersville, MO, where he later starred academically and athletically in football, basketball, track, and baseball at Caruthersville High School. He attended the University of Missouri in Columbia before completing medical...
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Barbara J. Glaser

July 6, 1946 - September 8, 2017

Barbara Jean Glaser, 71, died on Sept. 8, leaving behind a loving family and many friends.She was the retired co-owner of Town & Country Hairstyles in Bartlett, a gifted home cook who had numerous recipes published in The Commercial Appeal, a lover of loose slots, 'American Idol', and most of all, her family.She leaves her husband of 51 years, Terry Glaser of Bartlett, daughter Missy Stivers ...
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Steven Charles Hunsicker

September 15, 1955 - September 7, 2017

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Jane Braddock Sipes

August 17, 1958 - September 6, 2017

Nancy Jane Braddock came into this world August 17, 1958; and with her arrival brought more than a little light and sweetness to this world. The third child of Ed and Audrey Braddock, Jane was "miss personality". A constant source of joy, pride and frustration to her mom and dad. Being the youngest has many advantages, one of those being that your older siblings are responsible for everything...
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Doug Stawick

June 7, 1953 - September 5, 2017

Doug Stawick 64, of Cordova, TN, passed away on September 5, 2017. He was preceded in death by his father Arnold Stawick. He leaves his wife of 43 years Kathy Stawick, his sons Mark Stawick and his wife Clare of Houston, TX, Jeff Stawick and his wife Lexy of Pittsburgh, PA; his mother Virginia Kinner, his sister Mary Locicero, and his three grandchildren Katie, Luke and Penelope Stawick.
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Frances B. Woodward

September 3, 1922 - September 5, 2017

Frances Bryan Woodward, 95, of Bartlett, Tn, passed away on September 5, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband, Rev. Jesse T. Woodward, her parents, Reuben and Edith Bryan, her three brothers, F. Estes Bryan, J.Leonard Bryan and Virgil W. Bryan. She is survived by her sister, Kathleen Welman, and several nieces and nephews. She was retired from Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia and...
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Travis O. Sain

February 22, 1925 - September 4, 2017

Travis O'Neil Sain, 92 of Bartlett, TN (known as T.O.) passed away to be with hisLord on September 4, 2017 in his home. He was born February 22, 1925 in Hardeman County, Tennessee, the son of James Oscar and Frances (McAlpin) Sain.Travis was preceded in death by his wife, Mamie Bernice Sain; his son Travis Sain, Jr.; three sisters, Eloise Nelson, Faye Chambers, and Bobbie Flake; three brothers,...
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Arnold Wilmoth

December 5, 1941 - September 4, 2017

Arnold Lee Wilmoth, 75 of Bartlett, TN, retired computer engineer, passed away on Monday, September 4, 2017. He served in the Air Force and attended New Hope Christian Church. He leaves his loving wife of 52 years Reba Carpenter Wilmoth, and his son Michael Wilmoth, and one brother Harvey Wilmoth. The family will receive friends from 5:30-8pm, on Thursday, September 7, 2017, with a funeral...
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Norma Brown

December 22, 1931 - September 4, 2017

Norma "Polly" Brown passed away peacefully at her home in Ellendale, TN on September 4, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband of 68 years, Hubert E Brown and her son, Tony Brown. She leaves behind her daughters, Fran, Susan (Don), and Donna, as well as two brothers Pete Higginbothum and Jack Higginbothum. She is also survived by seven grandsons, five great-grandchildren, and...
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Sidney Sherrill,

August 18, 1949 - September 3, 2017

Sidney Lee Sherrill, Jr. "Lee", 68, of Little Elm, TX, passed away on September 3rd, 2017 in Carrollton, TX.Visitation will be 5 PM - 7 PM on Friday, September 8th, 2017 at Memphis Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens.Homecoming services will be held at 10 AM on September 9th, 2017 at Memphis Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens with Rev. Phil Newberry of Bellevue - Arlington, officiating. Burial will...
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Nina E. Carmical

September 28, 1941 - September 3, 2017

Nina Estelle Carmical, 75, of Water Valley, MS, passed away on September 3, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband Oran Carmical. She is survived by her children Mary Neal (Tim), Edward Carmical (Beth), Teresa Hopkins (Billy Jones), John Carmical, Sheila Hampton (Wayne), one sister Linda Heggins, one brother Jimmy Dale Hawkins, five granddaughters, two grandsons, two great granddaughters,...
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Doris Anna Ruoff

February 21, 1931 - September 1, 2017

Doris Anna Ruoff, wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, passed away 9/1/2017 in Memphis, TN. at the age of 86 from leukemia. Born in Philadelphia, PA. to William and Alice Lewis on 2/21/1931. Graduated from Kensington High School in Philadelphia, PA. She grew up in Philly where she met her one true love Bill who almost wasn't. She turned him down for a date three times. The...
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William Cecil Smith

January 1, 1930 - August 31, 2017

William Cecil "Smitty" Smith, 87, of Bolivar, Tennessee passed away Thursday, August 31, 2017. He was a retired Staff Sergeant with the U.S. Marine Corps, retired deputy sheriff with the Onslow County, North Carolina Sheriff's Dept., member and past master of the Bolivar Masonic Lodge and a member of Middleburg Baptist Church of Bolivar. Mr. Smith was a loving husband and was very devoted to...
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Don Burgess

April 23, 1942 - August 31, 2017

Don Burgess, 75, of Cordova, Tennessee passed away Thursday, August 31, 2017. He was an avid fisherman, enjoyed riding motorcycles and travelling the country with his lovely wife, Peggy. Mr. Burgess was preceded in death by his parents, Daniel and Laura Burgess; and is survived by his wife of 49 years, Peggy Burgess; children, Dan Burgess of Millington, Deanna Brown of Cordova and Laurie Fowler...
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Philip C. Chamberlain

September 8, 1929 - August 30, 2017

Philip Crandall Chamberlain, Sr., 87, passed away August 30, 2017. He was an Eagle Scout, a veteran of the United States Navy and had retired from the Federal Aviation Administration as an air traffic controller. A lifelong member of the National Rifle Association, he loved camping, hunting, boating and fishing and was an avid and talented wood worker and was a devoted husband, father, and...
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Chris Banks

January 22, 1945 - August 30, 2017

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Earl S. Armstrong

February 7, 1941 - August 30, 2017

Earl S. Armstrong, 76 of Bartlett, TN, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, August 30, 2017. He was preceded in death by his Father, Hubert Wiley Armstrong and Mother, Myrtle Ardell Armstrong of Covington, TN, and his five siblings. Earl is survived by his wife of 48 years, Linda Glenn Armstrong and his four children Kathy Cooper (Barry), Lisa Burks, Glynn Kirby (Pam), and Kim Flaherty ...
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Philip Eugene Brewer

July 9, 1962 - August 26, 2017

Philip Eugene Brewer, 55, of Cordova, TN, passed away Saturday, August 26th, 2017, at St. Francis Hospital Bartlett. He worked for the Shelby County Office of Code Enforcement. He was a graduate of Germantown High School and Memphis State University with a degree in civil engineering. During his late teens and early 20's he worked for the Memphis Chicks Baseball Organization. He served on active...
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William Gene Mears

October 10, 1938 - August 22, 2017

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Stephen Lawrence Strohm

July 19, 1960 - August 22, 2017

Steve was born to Herman and Marie on July 19, 1960 in Fort Worth Texas. He grew up Memphis and graduated from Bishop Byrne High School in 1978. After high school and a year in college he moved to Louisiana and got a job as a truck driver. This began a 25 year career and a life long love of traveling. In 2005 he completed an Associates Degree in Information Technology. He found a position...
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Purificacion Castrillo

February 2, 1935 - August 22, 2017

Purificacion Castrillo, 82, of Bartlett, TN, formerly of Chicago, IL, retired industrial engineer, passed away on Tuesday, August 22, 2017. She was preceded in death by two siblings; Salome "Luming" Samson and Antonio "Tony" Castrillo. Ms. Castrillo is survived by three siblings; Christy Masinsin, Epifania "Eppie" Austria, Nieves "Ving" Felipe, and many...
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Ray Herman Neier

September 16, 1933 - August 22, 2017

Ray Neier passed away Tuesday August 22, 2017 in Daphne, Alabama. He will join his beloved wife, Irene Neier who proceeded him in death. He was a retired logistics computer analyst for the Defense Department and a veteran of the US Navy during the Korean War. In retirement he became a published author of children's books and poetry.His surviving family includes his sister Elizabeth...
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David Lewis Dunlap

November 7, 1955 - August 21, 2017

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Nita Faye Hill

October 8, 1943 - August 20, 2017

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Travis D. Johnson

December 6, 1943 - August 20, 2017

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Nita Faye Hill

October 8, 1943 - August 20, 2017

Nita Faye Lamey Hill, 73, of Bradford, Tennessee, passed away peacefully at her home August 20, 2017. She was a homemaker and a member of Bethel Baptist Church of Greenfield, Memphis Police Wives and Bradford Garden Club. She loved to fellowship at El Vallarta Mexican Restaurant in Greenfield, TN, making many friends while dining there.She was preceded in death by her parents, Clarence R.B. Lamey...
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J.K. SIMS

March 27, 1928 - August 19, 2017

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Gary Wayne Blackwood

March 7, 1946 - August 19, 2017

Gary W. Blackwood, 71, of Tuscaloosa, Al, loving husband of 41 years to Mary and devoted father to Ashley Gattozzi (Joe), passed away on August 19, 2017. He was born on March 7, 1946 in Stanford, Arkansas. Gary was preceded in death by his parents, Troy and Norene Blackwood. He also leaves three grandchildren, Chris Gattozzi (Sassy), Holly Gattozzi, and Lilly Kaitlyn Gattozzi of Tuscaloosa, AL....
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J. K. Sims

March 26, 1928 - August 19, 2017

J K Sims, 89, of Memphis passed away Saturday, August 19, 2017. He was a retired barber after 72 years of service and a veteran of the U.S. Army during WWII and the Korean War. Mr. Sims is survived by his wife of 30 years, Myra S. Sims; children, Andy Sims and Lisa Moore; six step-children; sisters, Lorene Maddox and Betty Cain; several grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. The...
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Robert Lee Harmon

September 5, 1946 - August 18, 2017

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Robert Lee Harmon

September 5, 1946 - August 18, 2017

Robert Lee "Bob" Harmon. Robert passed August 18, 2017, after a long bout with cancer. He fought the fight long and hard never gave up. Robert was born on September 5, 1946 to E. G. and Juanita Harmon in Vardaman, MS. Robert graduated from Hume's High School in 1965 where he was voted Most Wittiest. He served his country in Vietnam in the U. S. Army upon graduation. He retired from Merck...
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John A. Fite

November 6, 1946 - August 17, 2017

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Pansy Newman Day

September 2, 1929 - August 17, 2017

Pansy Newman Day, 87, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family on August 17, 2017 at Ave Maria, where she had lived the last two years. Pansy was a long time member of Bellevue Baptist Church. She joined the church when it was still on Bellevue Avenue in midtown. She loved to sing in the choir and attend bible studies and one of her favorite memories was traveling to the Holy Land with...
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Louisa Anne Allgeier

December 15, 1962 - August 15, 2017

Louisa Anne Estes Allgeier 54, of Olive Branch passed away on August 15, 2017. She is survived by her husband, Mike; daughters, Tiffany (Larry) and Brittany (Carl); sons, Kyllian and Colby; her mother, Anne Estes; brother, Jim Estes and family Libby, Tate, and Cooper. A loving wife, mother, sister, friend, and Mimi to five grandchildren. She was also a member at Goodman Oaks Church of Christ and...
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Steve Ralph III

June 22, 1931 - August 15, 2017

Steve Ralph III of Bartlett Tennessee passed away on August 15, 2017. He was born 22 June 1931 in Osceola Arkansas. He was preceded in death by his parents Steve Ralph Jr., and Mary Louise Fletcher. He graduated from Hendrix College and had degrees from the University of Tampa and The Naval Postgraduate School. He retired from the US Navy with the Rank of Captain where he served as a Naval...
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Anton Melchoior Bachmeier

December 4, 1920 - August 15, 2017

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Gerald Kenneth Williams

October 28, 1933 - August 15, 2017

Gerald "Jerry" Williams, SCPO (R) USN, 83, of Bartlett, TN, passed away on August 15, 2017. Jerry was a Mason for 50 years and a member of the Scottish Rite. He was a member of Al Chymia Shrine Temple where he drove the van transporting children to the hospital and worked with the annual Shrine circus. Jerry was a master Bridge Player and also a volunteer to do tax preparation with AARP. He was...
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Harold Dair Johnson

January 9, 1938 - August 15, 2017

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Thomas Edward Gay

December 20, 1928 - August 14, 2017

Thomas Edward Gay, 88 of Memphis, TN, went home to be with the Lord, on Monday August 14, 2017. Tom was an Air Force Veteran and retired from MLGW after 34 years. He served as Supervisor for Millington Rural representative office for MLGW. He enjoyed fishing and quail hunting. Tom is survived by his loving wife and best friend of 67 years Winifred Louise McCarty Gay, his sons; Andy Gay (MaryAnn...
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Eunice Evelyn Cobb

May 9, 1931 - August 13, 2017

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Lorraine Joyce Taylor

December 23, 1943 - August 13, 2017

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Lena R. HENNAN-CHESNUT

September 30, 1946 - August 13, 2017

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Lorraine Joyce Taylor

December 23, 1943 - August 13, 2017

Lorraine Taylor, 73, of Hickory Valley, TN, passed away on August 13, 2017. She was preceded in death by two brothers Ronald and Dale Boggs. Lorraine is survived by her husband of 54 years Euilus Lee "Buddy" Taylor, her sons; Mike Taylor, Darin Taylor, Kevin Taylor, her siblings; Clifford Boggs Jr., Elizabeth Smith, Shirley Swenson, Roger Boggs, Douglas Boggs, Charlie Boggs, and Darlene Heckman;...
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Evelyn Evelyn Cobb

May 9, 1931 - August 13, 2017

Evelyn Cobb, 86 of Bartlett, TN, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, August 13, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband Thomas Cobb, her siblings Clara Raines, Virgina Raines, Pauline Campbell, Marshall Raines, and Merlin Raines. Evelyn is survived by her children; Elaine Neeck, Glenn Cobb, Sherry Flemons, Linda Roberson, David Cobb, siblings; Marjorie Bolding, Harold Raines, Melvin...
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Donald Edward Williams

December 2, 1938 - August 11, 2017

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Christie Green Reynolds

March 4, 1924 - August 11, 2017

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Donald E. Williams

December 2, 1938 - August 11, 2017

Donald E. Williams, 78, of Memphis, TN, passed away on Friday, August 11, 2017. He was an Air Force Veteran, retired from Firestone Tire and Rubber Company, and a skilled mechanic. He was preceded in death by his wife Barbara Williams, his son Michael Brown Williams, and his daughter Sandra Lockett. Mr. Williams is survived by his daughters Donna Williams, Anita Fleury (Gerald), Barbara Lowe ...
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Willodean Wyatt Young

November 4, 1929 - August 9, 2017

Willowdean Pittman Young, 87 passed away August 9, 2017. She retired from the State of Tennessee with more than 42 years of service, was a member of Grace Point Baptist Church and loved to flower garden.She was preceded in death by two husbands, Victor Pittman in 1965 and Ray Young in 2009, and her parents, Troy and Ethel Russom Wyatt.She is survived by sons, Danny Pittman, Bobby Pittman and...
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Martha Carol Kimmons

July 9, 1945 - August 8, 2017

Carol Kimmons, 72, of Lakeland, TN, retired Memphis City School Teacher of more than 35 years, passed away on Tuesday, August 8, 2017. She was a graduate of Kingsbury High School and received her master's degree from the University of Memphis. Ms. Kimmons was Past Matron of the Order of the Eastern Star Mizpah Chapter #62 were she was a member for more than 50 years. Carol is preceded in death...
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Harold Aaron Henson

May 28, 1958 - August 6, 2017

Harold Aaron Henson, 59, Heaven gained another Angel, when he passed away on Sunday August 6th. Harold was born in Doffingen, Germany which he loved and called home. He served in the Navy during Desert Storm and Desert Shield serving aboard the U.S.S. Iowa and the U.S.S. Belknap. Harold loved to bowl and his family. He enjoyed life always laughing and joking around. He is survived by his wife...
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Grady Walter Morgan

October 13, 1927 - August 5, 2017

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Marie Crook Brough

March 4, 1959 - August 5, 2017

Marie Crook Brough (58), loving wife, sister, mother and grandmother, passed away Saturday, August 5, 2017 after battling cancer.She was born in Afton, Wyoming on March 4, 1959 to Lyman Fred Crook and Larue Marchant Crook. She grew up in Freedom, Wyoming. After graduating from Star Valley High School she attended LDS Business College in Salt Lake City, UT. As a young adult she served a mission...
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Grady Walter Morgan,

October 13, 1927 - August 5, 2017

Grady Walter Morgan, Jr., passed away August 5, 2017. Raised in "the Sweet Potato Capital of the World", Vardaman, Mississippi, he was an avid hunter and fisherman and a veteran of the United States Air Force. He had retired from Buckeye, a division of Procter and Gamble and was a loving husband, father and grandfather.He was preceded in death by his parents, Grady Walter Morgan, Sr. and Lucille...
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Janet Vaughan Campbell

October 19, 1948 - August 4, 2017

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James Williams

May 1, 1954 - August 4, 2017

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Patricia Jean Payne

October 26, 1940 - August 4, 2017

Patricia Jean Payne was received by her Lord and Savior on Friday August 4, 2017. Her final days were spent surrounded by her loving family. She was born October 26, 1940 in Memphis, Tennessee. She later moved to Texas in 1981 with her husband but remained a "Tennessean" at heart. Pat was a loving mother and grandmother. It brought her so much joy to spoil her grandchildren and great...
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Zoltan John Balazsy

June 4, 1955 - August 4, 2017

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Janet Vaughan Campbell

October 19, 1948 - August 4, 2017

Janet Vaughan Campbell, 68, passed away at her home August 4, 2017. She enjoyed woodworking, as well as ceramics and making various craft items which she often took to craft shows; and spending time with her white German Shepherd dogs. A loving wife, mother and grandmother she loved spending time with her grandchildren.She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Laura Kimble Vaughan.She...
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James Dunbar Williams

May 1, 1954 - August 4, 2017

James Dunbar Williams, 63, of Memphis passed away Friday, August 4, 2017. James served for seventeen years as Systems Administrator for the U.S. Postal Service center for address changes for the United States, Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico. For the last eight years of his life he was employed by Bryce Corporation. James was born to Robert L. Williams, Jr., and Virginia D. Williams on May 1,...
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Sherri Kay Gurley

November 8, 1947 - August 2, 2017

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Sherri K. Gurley

November 8, 1947 - August 2, 2017

Sherri K Gurley, 69, of Munford, TN, loving wife, mother, grandmother, and sister, passed away on August 2, 2017. Sherri is survived by her loving husband of 46 years Billy Gurley, her children Melissa Glenn, Kenneth Gurley, Angela Macias, Sabrina Shepherd, Brittany Avila, her sister Connie Crain, her brother Ricky Grovijohn, and her seven grandchildren Hannah Gurley, Chase Ollar, Sara Shepherd,...
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Wanda K. Leech

December 27, 1944 - August 2, 2017

Wanda Leech, 72, of Bartlett, TN passed away Wednesday, August 2, 2017. She was retired from Baptist Memorial Hospital, loved camping with her family and was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. Mrs. Leech is survived by her husband of 54 years, Hershel Leech; daughters, Wendy Williams (John) of Arlington, TN and Shannon Curfman (Jason) of Oakland, TN; granddaughter, Ella Curfman of Oakland,...
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David A. Zehner

June 5, 1951 - August 1, 2017

David A. Zehner, 66, of Bartlett passed away Tuesday, August 1, 2017. He was retired from Memphis Light Gas & Water and Faith Baptist Church where he was a charter member. David loved spending time with his family especially his grandchildren. He also loved spending time at the river, was a great friend to everyone, always willing to lend a helping hand to anyone that needed it and was a...
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Edna Ernestine Everett

October 14, 1920 - July 31, 2017

Edna Ernestine Everett, 96, of Germantown, TN passed away Monday, July 31, 2017. She was born October 14, 1920 in Forrest City, Arkansas to the late, Lonnie and Pearl Tracy. Edna loved gardening, was a fabulous baker and cook. She was a kind, gracious, strong hearted woman and loved her family dearly as well as taking care of them. Edna married Haskell Everett May 23, 1950, which preceded her...
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Rich Kenneth Bachmann

November 3, 1956 - July 30, 2017

Richard Kenneth "Rich" Bachmann, 60, of Cordova, TN passed away Sunday, July 30, 2017 after a long courageous battle with cancer. He was born November 3, 1956 in Cincinnati, Ohio, was a graduate from the University of Kentucky and was Vice President of Operations with L & E Management (Perkins Restaurant). Rich was also an avid golfer, Kentucky Wildcats, Cincinnati Reds fan and a supporter...
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Irma J. Mathews

June 16, 1933 - July 30, 2017

Irma Jean Resig Mathews, 84, of Cordova Tennessee passed away in the early hours of Sunday, July 30, 2017 after a brief illness. Mrs. Mathews was born June 16, 1933 in Altoona Pennsylvania where she attended St. Leo's Catholic grade school, graduating from Altoona Catholic High School in the Spring of 1951.After high school, Jean attended the Zeth Business School and was later offered a position...
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Agness E. Miller

May 1, 1930 - July 29, 2017

Agness E. Miller, 87, of Arlington, TN, passed away on July 29, 2017. She was retired resident manager of Buena Vista Apartments of Memphis and was a faithful member of New Salem Presbyterian church in Lakeland, TN. She loved to make quilts in which she donated to raise funds for the Alzheimer's Daycare and belonged to her church ladies quilting group. She was preceded in death by her husband...
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Jean Selvo Chalk

December 29, 1948 - July 29, 2017

Jean Selvo ChalkJuanita Jean Selvo Chalk, born December 29, 1948, peacefully passed awaysurrounded by loved ones on July 29, 2017, following a brief illness. Shewas preceded in death by her parents, Michael Selvo and Angelina Dallosta Selvo. A graduate of Sacred Heart High School, she earned her certificatefrom Miller Hawkins Business School prior to embarking on a 45 year careeras a legal...
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Robert Karry Dukes

August 19, 1956 - July 29, 2017

Robert Karry Dukes, 60, passed away July 29, 2017. He worked for Allen & Hoshall in Memphis. One of his passions was building miniature wood models, and he was also a huge Star Trek fan. A member of Great Oaks Church of Christ, he was involved with the Lads to Leaders youth program. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather, who enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren.He was...
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Neyland Thomas Hall

May 22, 2017 - July 24, 2017

NeylandThomas HallNeyland Thomas Hall son of Shannon and Joci , went to be with Jesus on 7/24/17. He was born 5/22/2017, and was deeply loved by everyone who knew him especially his siblings; Brooklyn, Katelyn, Dalton and Savannah and many others. You are loved and will be missed our precious boy.
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James Weldon Barrett

September 18, 1944 - July 23, 2017

James Weldon Barrett (J.W.), died unexpectedly in Memphis, TN on July 23, 2017 at the age of 72. JW is survived by his son and daughter-in-law Richard H. and Jane Barrett, daughter and son-in-law Felicya and Jeff Barrett-Horton and their children Elise, Luke, and Karley Horton (3-grandchildren), all of Bartlett, TN.Felicya & Richard are his children whom he shared with former spouse Felicya ...
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Diana R. Morris

July 26, 1932 - July 23, 2017

Diane Ruth Lambert Morris, 84, passed away July 23, 2017 at Methodist Hospice House. She was born in Coal Hill, Arkansas to Leon and Iva Mae Norton Lambert. She attended Little Rock High School where she played in the band. She married the love of her life John L. Morris on April 11, 1954. Diana was a fun-loving person always taking part in fun activities and often initiating them. She loved to...
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William Talmadge Vick

April 20, 1927 - July 22, 2017

William Talmadge Vick, 90, of Bartlett, TN, retired from Memphis City Schools and Kroger, passed away on July 22, 2017, in Lutz, FL. He was a graduate of Dunwoody College of Technology, the University of Memphis, and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Mr. Vick was a WWII Navy Veteran and member of Ellendale Baptist Church, Forever Young Veterans, Memphis Coin Club, American Numismatic...
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Oscar Ray Meek

May 2, 1938 - July 22, 2017

Oscar Ray Meek Sr. 79 went to be with Jesus on July 22, 2017 He was the only son of Oscar A. & Nina Meek who preceded him in death. Attended Treadwell High School and retired as a Tool & Die maker. Oscar leaves his wife of 62 years, Lora Vogel Meek, 2 sisters Betty Legg and Laura Patillo, 4 Children, Lanie Faulkner (Jacky), Ray Meek Jr. (Alison), Tommy Meek (Paula), and Sherri Stone (Dana...
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