Our Obituaries

Fred Ross Gaskins

May 6, 1953 - June 25, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Memphis Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens, Bartlett, TN.
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Norman Dale Hastings

June 25, 1946 - June 25, 2017

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Tommie Lea Brotherton

December 20, 1935 - June 24, 2017

Tommie Brotherton, 81, of Horn Lake, MS passed away Saturday, June 24, 2017. She was a loving mother, wife and grandmother. Preceded in death by her husband, Jess Brotherton; brothers, Eldon and Elroy Kee; and is survived by her daughter, Teresa Ballard (Dennis); sons, Terry Brotherton (Patsy) and Jimmy Brotherton; grandsons, Joseph and Brian Brotherton; sisters, Jarene Cates and Faye Gross. ...
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James W. Denson

April 9, 1923 - June 23, 2017

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Lena Ozell Justus

October 18, 1921 - June 23, 2017

A glorious celebration took place in Heaven on Friday, June 23, 2017, when the Lord opened the gates of heaven for Lena Justus. She received her reward for the faithful work she had done on this earth for her 95 years and 8 months. Even in her declining years she did not falter in professing her faith and telling others about her Lord and Savior. One of her greatest works on this earth was being...
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Margueritte D. Branch

October 3, 1928 - June 20, 2017

Margueritte D Branch, 88, of Bartlett, TN, born Oct 3, 1928 passed away on June 20, 2017. She was retired after 23 years from Memphis Medical Specialists and was an active member of Pleasant Union Cumberland Presbyterian Church. She was preceded in death by her husband Donald Branch, two sons Jim Frye and Bill Frye, and one brother Charles Doriety. Magueritte is survived by her daughter-n-law,...
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Jerald W. MAGEE

February 14, 1942 - June 19, 2017

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Teresa Rose Tansey

December 18, 1949 - June 19, 2017

Teresa Rose Tansey, 67, died peacefully with her family at her side on June 19, 2017. Teresa was a long time communicant of St. Ann Catholic Church. Teresa was born December 18th, 1949 in Elaine, AR to Grover and Opal Carter. The family moved to Barton, AR where she graduated from Barton High School in 1969. She moved to Memphis in 1970 and worked at Fred Montesi's supermarket from 1970 until...
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Bernard Alphonse Lebel

December 5, 1933 - June 18, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Memphis Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens, Bartlett, TN.
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Thomas T. Goforth, Sr.

November 27, 1939 - June 18, 2017

Thomas T. Goforth, Sr., 77, of Millington, passed away Sunday, June 18, 2017. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, active church member with First Baptist Church-Atoka, was a very dedicated father, grandfather and great grandfather. Mr. Goforth loved his family dearly and never met a stranger. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Linda Goforth, second wife, Sharon Goforth; and brother,...
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May Lorene Gore

May 2, 1926 - June 18, 2017

May Lorene Gore, 91, of Cordova, TN, passed away on Sunday, June 18, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband Albert K Gore, her son; Kirby LaDell Gore, and two grandchildren Alicia Calvert and Dalton Gore. Mrs. Gore is survived by her children; Fletcher Gore (Martha J.), Betty Hester (Jerry), Nettie Calvert (Mike), Austin Gore (Glenda), Greg Gore; her grandchildren; Jared Hester, Jeffrey...
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Janice Kennedy Smith

February 11, 1936 - June 16, 2017

Our sweet Mother and Grandma, Janice Kennedy Smith, passed away on Thursday June 15th after a six year battle with dementia. She owned and successfully managed Bud N' Vase Florist in Millington for many years. As a grandma she was renowned for her cooking, baking, and seamstress talents as she produced prize winning quilts, prom dresses, and Halloween costumes. She lived most of her adult...
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Ruth Miriam Hewett

July 11, 1947 - June 15, 2017

Mom's Obituary, by me.My mom's entire name is Ruth Miriam Hewett. Both good biblical names. (Ruth married Boaz and Miriam was the sister of Moses and Aaron.) I love her middle name. Mom died on June 13. She was 69. Just 28 days shy of her 70th birthday - July 11. She was married to my Dad - Gene Hewett - for 36 years. They had two children, myself, and my brother, Scott. Scott never married or...
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Linda Sue Forrester

December 21, 1941 - June 14, 2017

Linda Sue Forrester, 75, of Bartlett, TN, passed away on Wednesday, June 14, 2017. She was preceded in death by her parents J.B. and Barbara Wright, her sister Cynthia Wright and her brother James Terry Wright. Mrs. Forrester is survived by her husband of 50 years Harold Forrester, her son Randy Forrester, her daughters; Rita Forrester and Susan Forrester. The family will receive friends from 9...
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Robert Charles Hoppe

September 22, 1930 - June 13, 2017

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Gerald Lewis Dukes

April 26, 1977 - June 13, 2017

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James E. Signer

November 2, 1956 - June 13, 2017

James Edward Signer, 60, passed away June 13, 2017 at Methodist University Hospital. He was preceded in death by his brother, Herbert W. Signer, Jr. He is survived by his parents, Herbert W. Signer Sr. and Mattie Signer of Bartlett, and two nephews, David Kelley of Bartlett and Wesley Signer of Wichita, KS.Service date and time will be listed at a later time.
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Gerald L. Dukes

April 26, 1977 - June 13, 2017

Gerald Lewis Dukes, 40, passed away June 12, 2017. He was preceded in death by his parents, Kenneth Ray Dukes and Martha Karen Dukes, a son, Connor Dukes and his grandfather, Gerald T. Duffel.He is survived by his wife, Kristi Dukes; daughter, Erin Leigh Dukes; son, Trey Dukes; sisters, Karen Christine Carter (Jason Carter, Sr.) and Amanda Michelle Clay (Daniel Wesley Clay); grandmother, Martha ...
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Robert Charles Hoppe

September 22, 1930 - June 13, 2017

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Sherry MATTHEWS

November 14, 1941 - June 10, 2017

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Sherry Matthews

November 14, 1941 - June 10, 2017

Sherry Matthews 75, of Bartlett, TN, passed away on Saturday, June 10, 2017. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m., on Tuesday, June 13, with funeral services at 10 a.m., on Wednesday, June 14, all at Memphis Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens, 3700, N. Germantown Parkway, Bartlett, TN 39133.
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Greg R. Eberly

September 20, 1949 - June 10, 2017

Greg Roots Eberly "Pop", 67, of Bartlett passed away Saturday, June 10, 2017. He was a retired Vice President, Chief Information Officer with RAB, Inc., enjoyed boating and spending time with his grandchildren. Mr. Eberly was preceded in death by his loving wife, Beverly Eberly in 2007 and parents, Milton and Mary Eberly. He is survived by his children, James Eberly (Kelli) of Nashville, TN,...
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Frankie Marie Dunn

September 1, 1927 - June 10, 2017

Frankie Marie Dunn, 89, of Memphis passed away Saturday, June 10, 2017. She was retired from Baptist Memorial Hospital-Memphis. Mrs. Dunn was preceded in death by her husband, James C. Dunn in 1975. She is survived by her children, Janie Ferrell (Wayne) of Cordova, Linda Chambers of Memphis and Janet McCaskill (Mike) of Collierville; 9 grandchildren; 27 great grandchildren; 2 sisters; and 4...
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Mattie Irene LAMBERT

March 17, 1930 - June 9, 2017

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Mike Murphy II

May 22, 1943 - June 9, 2017

Mike Murphy II, 74, of Lakeland, Tennessee passed away Friday, June 9, 2017. He was a 1961 graduate of Oakhaven High School where he played football and was All County Linebacker. Mr. Murphy was a retired business owner, loved watersports, especially water skiing, boating and worked tirelessly teaching children how to water ski. He was also an avid Memphis Tigers, Dallas Cowboys, New Orleans...
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Fred Edward Walker

October 2, 1928 - June 8, 2017

Fred Edward Walker, age 88, died Thursday, June 8, 2017 at his home in Germantown, TN. He was born in 1928 in Greene County, Tennessee to Charlie J. Walker and Lula Lucinda Evans, and was the sibling of Mabel Jenkins, Zelma Owens, Earl Walker, Bill Walker, JC Walker, Jean Hayes, Charles Walker, Dee Walker, Betty Griffin and Flo Eichelberger. He graduated from Norris High School in 1948, and...
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Carolyne Meador

February 22, 1943 - June 7, 2017

Burial arrangements under the direction of Memphis Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens.
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Felix Young Frayser, Sr.

March 17, 1929 - June 7, 2017

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Carolyne S. Meador

February 22, 1943 - June 7, 2017

Carolyne Sue Meador, 74, passed away June 8, 2017 at her home in Olive Branch, Mississippi. She was former owner of Ron Meador insurance and had retired from Smith-Berclair Insurance Agency.She was preceded in death by her husband, Ronald Meador and by her sister, Thelma Mcllvain.She is survived by her children, Donna Pegram of Lakeland, Tennessee; Ronald W. Meador of Holly Springs, Mississippi...
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Eva R. TELLS

April 6, 1933 - June 6, 2017

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Rachel Elizabeth Gallagher

September 11, 1930 - June 6, 2017

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Wayne J. Haley

October 27, 1936 - June 6, 2017

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Hiram Cecil Allison

June 21, 1924 - June 6, 2017

Hiram C. Allison, affectionately known as "Papaw" a 92 year old Army Veteran of World War II, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family and caretakers. Hiram was called to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Tuesday, June 6, 2017 where he was joyfully reunited with his wife of 57 years, Anita H. Allison. Hiram was a loving and devoted father and grandfather who adored...
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Cdr Wayne J. Haley

October 27, 1936 - June 6, 2017

CDR Wayne J. Haley, 80, of Arlington, TN passed away Tuesday, June 6, 2017. CDR Haley attended Ole Miss for one year, was a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy after four years, retired Commander from the U.S. Navy, taught at Bolton High School for thirteen years, was a member of Advent Presbyterian Church and was an avid woodworker for the church and at home. He was preceded in death by his...
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Joseph Roy Wynne

March 3, 1932 - June 5, 2017

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Joseph Wynne

March 3, 1932 - June 5, 2017

Joseph "Roy" Wynne, 85, of Bartlett, TN, retired Vice President of Kraft Foods, passed away on June 5, 2017. He was a member of Harmony Church of Bartlett. Roy is survived by his wife of 66 years Harriette, his sons; Roy Wynne Jr (Donna), Wayne Wynne (Kathy), four grandchildren, and ten great grandchildren. The family will receive friends from 12:30pm, until 2pm, on Friday, June 9, 2017, all at...
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Dustin Norman Paradise

October 6, 1986 - June 2, 2017

Dustin Norman Paradise, 30, passed away June 2, 2017. He attended Bartlett High School, had developed a love of cooking, growing vegetables, learning canning, and was a gun enthusiast.He was preceded in death by his sister, Ashley Paradise; a niece, Angel Bryant and his grandparents, Jean and Jon Zook. He is survived by his mother, Jan Paradise Crews, sister, Amber Paradise; brother, Austin...
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Luci Kay Luna

January 31, 1998 - June 2, 2017

Lucinda Kay Luna, wonderful and loved daughter of Brenda and Robert Reifers of Arlington, TN died on June 2, 2017, after an accident in the home.Luci loved to draw, write, read and study languages. She was a creative, witty and intelligent lady full of sunshine and life.She was the granddaughter of Linda and Marvin Ward of Arlington, TN and the late Holly and Ben Curtis of Nettleton, MS.Luci...
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Treva Cardwell Miller

July 22, 1920 - May 31, 2017

Treva Dale Cardwell Miller, died peacefully with her family surrounding her on the 31st of May, 2017 at the Memphis Jewish Home following a brief illness. She was a lifelong Memphian, and hairdresser for 66 years where she made numerous lifelong friends and relationships. She loved family, family gatherings and she was the oldest of four children. Treva was a dedicated Christian and a member of...
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John Brownlow Turner

October 14, 1924 - May 30, 2017

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Martha C. Wright

January 26, 1932 - May 30, 2017

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Margret Elease Culbreath

December 17, 1929 - May 30, 2017

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Martha C. Wright

January 26, 1932 - May 30, 2017

Martha Carolyn Wright 85, of Memphis, TN, passed away on May 30, 2017. Mrs. Wright grew up in Dyer, TN and moved to Memphis in 1952. She was retired medical office financial manager and a member of Audubon Park Baptist Church. Mrs. Wright was preceded in death by her husband Robert R. Wright. She is survived by her daughter Carol Morales (Greg), her son Robert H. Wright, one sister Rose Hogue,...
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John B. Turner

October 14, 1924 - May 30, 2017

John B. Turner, 92, of Memphis passed away Tuesday, May 30, 2017. He was born October 14, 1924 in Savannah, Tennessee. Mr. Turner retired as vice president of credit from Royal Furniture after 67 years of service and a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Angie Turner; and is survived by his loving wife of 51 years, Avis Turner; son, Jeff Turner (Claire) of...
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Margret Hart Culbreath

December 17, 1929 - May 30, 2017

Margret Hart Culbreath, 87, of Bartlett, TN, passed away on May 30, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband Lonnie Culbreath. Margret is survived by her children, Darrell Culbreath (Barbara), Elaine Ragsdale (Al), Rebecca Millican; a brother J. B. Hart, five grandchildren, and eleven great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends from 9 a.m. until service time at 10 a.m., on Thursday...
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Ellen Lewis Rainey

July 24, 1924 - May 29, 2017

Ellen Lewis Rainey, 92, With her family at her side, quietly passed away on May 29, 2017. Ellen was raised in Michigan City, Mississippi, before coming to Memphis in the early 1940's.She is preceded in death by her husband of 52 years, Tracy Rainey. A loving wife and mother, she adored her family. Together, she and Tracy raised three children: Debra Rainey Gammill [Lester] and son, Carter, of...
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Ronald Edward Trout,

June 15, 1958 - May 29, 2017

Ronald Edward Trout Jr., of Memphis, TN, passed away on May 29, 2017, at the age of 58. He was a graduate of Skyview and attended the University of Memphis. Ronald was preceded in death by his father Ronald Edward Trout Sr., and his brother Steven Trout. He is survived by his mother Ann Trout, his fiancé Pamela Miller; his sister Sherry Lowery (Jodi), his nieces; Stacey Lowery Beshay (Mina)...
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Shirley S. Brown

November 5, 1934 - May 28, 2017

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Shirley Sue Brown

November 5, 1934 - May 28, 2017

Shirley Brown, 82, of Memphis, passed away on Sunday, May 28, 2017. She was born on November 5, 1934, to Grady and Mary Jones, in Gibson County, TN. Shirley was retired from Memphis City Schools and was a faithful nursery worker for over 40 years at both Ardmore Baptist Church and Crossroads Baptist Church in Arlington. She was preceded in death by her parents Grady and Mary Jones, a brother...
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George RENARD

May 29, 1932 - May 27, 2017

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Christopher Louis Woods

January 13, 2005 - May 27, 2017

Christopher Louis Woods "Chris", of Fayette County, TN , an amazing son, brother, grandson, and friend, was born on January 13, 2005, and died tragically in an ATV accident on May 27, 2017, this past weekend in Heber Springs, Arkansas at the young age of 12. Christopher is survived by his parents Jon and Stephanie Masserano-Woods; his sister Zoe Marie Woods; his grandparents Chris and Carol...
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George R. Renard

May 29, 1932 - May 27, 2017

George Raleigh Renard, 84, passed away at his home May 27, 2017. Originally from Dixie, Arkansas before making Memphis his home, he was a veteran of the United States Army and retired from Con-Agra foods with more than 43 years of service. He was a member and a deacon at Cherry Road Baptist Church. He was a faithful friend, with a servant heart who spent many hours visiting the sick at area...
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Jessie Lee Hardy

March 15, 1943 - May 26, 2017

Jessie Lee Hardy, 74, of Memphis passed away Friday, May 26, 2017 at St. Francis Hospital-Memphis. She was a retired beautician, a bookkeeper for her late husband's HVAC business, was an avid gardener and loved her dog of 17 years, Honey. Jessie was preceded in death by her husband, George M. Hardy; and her parents, Ernest and Irene Mitchell. She is survived by her aunt, Robbie Powell of...
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Ruby Lee Fryman

February 19, 1932 - May 21, 2017

Ruby Lee Fryman, 85, of Memphis, passed away on Sunday, May 21, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years Jimmie, her parents W. L. and Bessie Britt, one granddaughter, and one great granddaughter. Mrs. Fryman is survived by her children Denise Russell (David), Jimmie N. Fryman Jr. (LeAnne), Paul Fryman (Sharon), and Diddle Fryman Harris DeMilt (Kurtis), ten grandchildren, and...
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Bondceale T. MYRICK

September 15, 1927 - May 20, 2017

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Adam Joseph Tilmon

October 25, 1985 - May 20, 2017

Adam J. Tilmon, 31, passed away May 20, 2017. He loved all kinds of music, reading, playing video games, and watching movies. He is survived by his parents, John and Terri Tilmon; 4 brothers, Brian Matochik, John T. Tilmon, Wesley Tilmon, and Chris Tilmon; sisters-in-law; and nieces and nephews.The family will receive friends and family on Thursday, May 25, 2017 from 12-2 p.m. with funeral...
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Bondceale Turner Myrick

September 15, 1927 - May 20, 2017

Bondceale "Bonnie" Myrick, age 89, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, May 20, 2017. She was born in Brownsville, TN on September 15, 1927 to Hubert and Ludie Mae Turner. Bonnie loved being a dedicated home maker, gardening with her roses, and loved her grandchildren. She was a loving and supportive wife for close to 50 years to Clarence B. Myrick, who survives. Most of all she loved the...
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Lawanda Thornsberry

July 5, 1942 - May 19, 2017

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LaWanda Thornsberry

July 5, 1942 - May 19, 2017

LaWanda Thornsberry, 74, of Arlington, TN, devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and sister, went home to be with the Lord, on Friday, May 19, 2017, after a long and courageous 10 year battle with cancer. Mrs. Thornsberry was a member of Providence Baptist Church of Bartlett and servant of the Lord all her adult life. She was preceded in death by her parents Leroy and Johnnie Hoard and her bother...
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Roy L. Carter

April 27, 1953 - May 16, 2017

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James L. Lindsey

March 20, 1940 - May 16, 2017

James L Lindsey, 77, passed away May 16, 2017. He retired from National Bank of Commerce (SunTrust) with more than 40 years of service, as vice-president of the audit department. He and his wife loved to travel and enjoyed many cruises and European vacations.He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Quay Huddleston Lindsey and by a sister, Gladys Huddleston.He is survived by his wife of...
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Skip L. Carter

April 27, 1953 - May 16, 2017

Roy L. (Skip) Carter, Jr. passed away, unexpectedly, Tuesday, May 16, 2017, at the age of 64, with his loving wife and daughters by his side. Skip was a lifelong Memphis resident. He worked at BPI as a Transportation/Facilities Manager for over 38 years. He was an amazing husband, father, grandfather, and uncle. He was known to his friends as "dancing" bear and was a Memphis Tigers and Grizzlies...
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Marian Leigh Hayne

November 6, 1980 - May 14, 2017

Marian Leigh Hayne, November 6, 1980-May 14, 2017, our bright, beautiful, intelligent, precious, Marian Leigh Hayne lost her life in an automobile accident on Mother's Day May 14, 2017 in Cordova, Tennessee, and now resides with our Lord and Savior. Marian grew up in Birmingham, attended Advent Episcopal Day School and John Carroll High School. She graduated from Morehead State University with...
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Dale Alan Gross

April 28, 1957 - May 14, 2017

Dale A. Gross, 60, of Munford, TN passed away Sunday, May 14, 2017. He was a member of Apostolics of Memphis. Dale was preceded in death by his parents, Frank Sampson and Ila Mae Gross; and sister, Helen Christine Rowell. He is survived by his loving wife of 38 years, Glenda F. Gross; son, Zachary Thomas Gross of Munford; 2 Goddaughters, Lydia McNeal and Laura Hollinger; 6 God Grandchildren,...
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Jean Elizabeth Scott

August 28, 1931 - May 13, 2017

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Connie Medlin

March 24, 1961 - May 13, 2017

Connie Lynn Medlin, 56, of Cordova passed away Saturday, May 13, 2017. She was a homemaker, a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church-Memphis, devoted wife, mother and grandmother. Connie is survived by her husband of 39 years, Stephen Myron Medlin; children, Stephen Landon Medlin (Heather) and Lauren Edwards (Scott) all of Cordova, TN; grandchildren, Caitlyn Medlin and Christian Edwards both of...
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Jean Elizabeth Scott

August 28, 1931 - May 13, 2017

Jean E. Scott, 85, was reunited with her beloved husband, Jack, on May 13, 2017. They were separated 13 years ago when Jack preceded her in death. They were married on May 21, 1955 and had spent 55 years in a blissful marriage that was celebrated in Pittsburg, PA. During their lives they moved throughout Western PA until the 1960s when they relocated to Akron, Ohio. Retirement led them to Cordova...
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Gerald Wade Thompson

February 13, 1946 - May 13, 2017

Gerald Wade Thompson, 71, of Southaven, MS passed away Saturday, May 13, 2017. He was retired from Memphis Bearing & Supply, a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, loved cowboy action shooting, hot rod cars, was an avid hunter and fisherman and a member of Holmes Road Church of Christ. Mr. Thompson lived every day to the fullest, was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He is survived by...
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Gary Paul Hooten

March 29, 1976 - May 12, 2017

Gary Paul Hooten, 41, of Deltona, FL, passed away on Friday, May 12, 2017. Gary was a graduate of Craigmont High School and attended Memphis State. He loved music and his faithful companion Tucker. Gary was someone who never met a stranger, he loved being with and around family and friends. He was preceded in death by his father Mike Hooten, and his grandparents Joe & Louise Montgomery and...
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Christine Jones Thompson

August 26, 1922 - May 12, 2017

Christine Jones Thompson, 94, passed away at her home at her home on May 12, 2017. She loved to garden, both vegetable and floral. She was a member of Bartlett Hills Baptist Church for more than 60 years and a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.She is survived by her loving daughter, Donna Waycaster, grandchildren, Ashley (Jason) Moore, Todd (Maria) Waycaster, Jay (Laurie)...
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Marie Franklin Carson

November 19, 1934 - May 12, 2017

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Donal Jeanette Sutherland

October 2, 1927 - May 12, 2017

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Marie Franklin Carson

November 19, 1934 - May 11, 2017

Mary Marie Carson, age 82, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, May 11, 2017 in Bartlett, Tennessee. Born on November 19, 1934, she resided in Memphis her entire life. She was loved dearly by her family, and all who knew her felt blessed to have such a kind person in their lives. She was a charter member of Frayser Assembly of God and a member of Bartlett First Assembly of God. A close friend...
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Christian Chase Baack

November 20, 1995 - May 10, 2017

Christian Chase Baack, 21, was born November 20, 1995 in Memphis, Tennessee. Formerly a resident of Arlington, Tennessee and currently resided in Holiday, Florida. Chase was a 2014 graduate of Arlington High School and was an avid hunter and fisherman. He is survived by his father, Gary Baack of Arlington, Tennessee; mother, Tina Baack of Holiday, Florida; siblings, Mallory Baack, Jeremy Baack...
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Robert E. Forsythe, Sr.

August 18, 1931 - May 10, 2017

Robert (Gene) Forsythe, 85, of Bartlett passed away Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at St. Francis Hospital-Bartlett. He was a retired logistics manager for Chromcraft Furniture Company in Senatobia, MS. Mr. Forsythe was an active member at Bellevue Baptist Church, where, for many years, he played the part of a "wise man" in the Singing Christmas Tree and served as a director of his Sunday School Class....
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James E. Bradley

July 2, 1922 - May 10, 2017

James E. Bradley, 94, of Bartlett passed away Wednesday, May 10, 2017. He was retired from Colonial Bakery, a veteran of the U.S. Army serving during World II, an avid fisherman and gardener. Mr. Bradley was preceded in death by his wife, Sarah Elizabeth Bradley; siblings, Taylor and Robert Bradley and Luvetra Herring. Survived by his daughters, Pamela Pinckley of Bartlett and Kay Holtshouser of...
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Willie Lee Hartley

May 24, 1943 - May 9, 2017

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Kathy R. Stewart

March 28, 1953 - May 7, 2017

Kathy R. Stewart, 64, of Collierville passed away Sunday, May 7, 2017. She was an elementary school teacher where she taught 3rd grade at First Assembly Christian School and Pre-K at Lord of Life Lutheran School. Mrs. Stewart is survived by her husband of 28 years, Greg Stewart; and son, Daniel Stewart of Collierville. The family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., Tuesday,...
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Patsy Ann Suratt

January 26, 1941 - May 7, 2017

Patsy Ann Suratt, 76, passed away May 7, 2017. She was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother who loved being at home taking care of her family and a devout Christian who attended East Side Baptist Church.She was preceded in death by her parents, RC Casey and Carrie Pevahouse Casey; a son, Richard Suratt and a grandson, Bradley Suratt.She is survived by her loving husband of 57 years, Gene...
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Dorothy D. HAIRRELL

May 5, 1935 - May 6, 2017

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Maria Christina Alascio Bunyard

September 24, 1926 - April 30, 2017

Maria Christina Alascio Bunyard, 90, of Cordova, TN passed away on Sunday, April 30, 2017. Maria was born on September 24, 1926, to Salvatore and Rose Alascio, in Baltimore, MD. Her parents Salvatore and Rose were immigrants from Italy who came to America and after seven years they became United States citizens. Mary married Daniel Armstead Bunyard and spent the next 32 years traveling the world...
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Patricia Gail Moore

June 5, 1968 - April 29, 2017

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Patricia Gail Moore

June 5, 1968 - April 29, 2017

Patricia Gail Moore, 48, of Memphis, TN, 20 year employee of Pemko, passed away on April, 29, 2017. She enjoyed being with her friends and listening to live music. Patricia was preceded in death by her father James Woodard, her nephew Shawn Beckham, and her children's father James Henry Moore. She is survived by her children Jason Moore, Karrie Moore, her mother; Linda Woodard, her sisters Carol...
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Virginia Owens Lynch

October 14, 1946 - April 29, 2017

Virginia Owens Lynch, 70, passed away April 29, 2017. She was an avid floral gardener, a retired customer service agent for South Central Bell (BellSouth) and a faithful member of Bartlett Hills Baptist Church.She was preceded in death by her parents, Williams "Bill" and Mattie Varnell Owens. She is survived by her husband, Robert Raymond Lynch; children, Debbie Lynch, Clay Lynch and Shawn Lynch...
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Curtis J. WAYCASTER

June 7, 1942 - April 28, 2017

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Curtis J. Waycaster

June 7, 1942 - April 28, 2017

Curtis Jerome Waycaster, 74, born June 7,1942 in Amory, Mississippi, passed away peacefully in his sleep on April 28, 2017. "Jay" was survived by his wife of 40 years, Donna Waycaster, four children, Curtis Todd (Maria) Waycaster of Memphis, TN, Jerome Jay (Laurie) Waycaster of Collierville, TN, Craig Lee Waycaster of Memphis, TN and Ashley (Jason) Moore of Collierville, TN, his sister...
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Emma Ann Reech

July 25, 1925 - April 28, 2017

Emma Ann Reech, wife of the late Nolan Joseph Reech, passed away quietly on April 28th, 2017 at the Baptist Reynolds Hospice in Collierville, TN. She was 91. She is survived by her son, Marcus; daughter-in-law, Barbara; two granddaughters, Theresa Stein and Rebecca Mullen; four great-grandchildren, Michael Pepper, Andrew Stein, Matthew Mullen, and Julia Stein; and a great-great-grandson,...
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Patty L. Lowe

June 8, 1931 - April 27, 2017

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

June 24, 1932 - April 27, 2017

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Maxine Duke Reed

July 24, 1921 - April 27, 2017

Maxine Duke Reed, 95, of Brunswick, TN was born in Darden, Tennessee on July 24, 1921 to Luther and Beadie Duke. She passed away Thursday, April 27, 2017. She is preceded in death by her husband of 66 years, Hugh E. Reed. Maxine received her Bachelor of Science and Master of Arts degree from Memphis State University. She was a dedicated teacher for Shelby County schools and retired as Associate...
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Lillie Merle Springer

June 24, 1932 - April 27, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Memphis Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens, Bartlett, TN.
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Blanche Rosamai Gross

September 7, 1917 - April 26, 2017

Blanche Rosamai Jackson Gross, 99 years old went to heaven on April 26,2017 at NHC Franklin, they were precious to her. She was born September 7, 1917. She grew up in Burlison TN with ten siblings on a farm. Blanche graduated from Munford High School. Her dad always told her she was the best cotton picker because her rows were clean. She enjoyed baseball playing and watching. Blanche was married...
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Ailiene M. DECKER

June 4, 1948 - April 25, 2017

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Agnes O. COTTON

August 2, 1923 - April 25, 2017

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Mary Elizabeth Gamble

February 12, 1934 - April 24, 2017

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Albert C. Sojourner

November 28, 1946 - April 24, 2017

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Mary Elizabeth Gamble

February 12, 1934 - April 24, 2017

Mary Elizabeth Gamble, 83, of Memphis passed away peacefully at her home Monday, April 24, 2017 surrounded by her family. She was a homemaker, a member of Memorial Baptist Church-Memphis and loved to cook making the best cakes and pies you ever tasted. Mrs. Gamble was a simple woman and loved her family dearly. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Robert Gamble, Sr. and daughter,...
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Albert C. Sojourner III

November 28, 1946 - April 24, 2017

Albert Clifton "Butch" Sojourner III, 70, passed away suddenly at St. Francis Hospital on Park Avenue Monday, April 24, 2017. He was born in Memphis, Tennessee on November 28, 1946. A graduate of Tech High School in 1965, he served in the United States Navy in Vietnam for three consecutive tours. He then met the love of his life Terica Rhea in 1969 and was married to her for 45 years. Butch...
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James O. HANNA

August 30, 1914 - April 24, 2017

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James Ora Chapman Hanna

August 30, 1914 - April 24, 2017

Mrs. James Ora Chapman Hanna, age 102, of Memphis passed away Monday, April 24, 2017 at Methodist Hospice House-Memphis. She was a loving Christian woman who loved the Lord, her family and going yard selling. Mrs. Hanna was preceded in death by her husband or 30 years, Floyd Hanna; sons, Howard and Billy Cash; and is survived by her daughter, Norma Jean Cash McCord and her husband, James of...
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