GETTING IT IN ‘GEAR’

GETTING IT IN ‘GEAR’ — Dressed in firefighting gear, Firefighter 1st Class David Stone of the Union City Fire Department ran through the grounds of Discovery Park of America early Saturday as he participated in the Discovery Dash 10K with the support of Lt. Corey Jones, a fellow firefighter. Stone chose to run the 6.2…

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‘PLANE’ FUN

PLANE’ FUN — Four-year-old Presley Mullis climbed up on the tire of a Piper Super Cub to get a better look at the aircraft with the help of his dad, Chance Mullis of Fulton, during Saturday’s Kids Day at the Fulton Airport, part of the opening day of this year’s Banana Festival activities. They were…

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Willie B. Williams

Willie B. Williams, 89, of South Fulton died Sept. 14, 2019, at West Tennessee Healthcare Volunteer Hospital in Martin. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Rawls Funeral Home in South Fulton. Published 9.16.19

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Dewayne Wilson

Dewayne Wilson, 51, of Hornbeak died Sept. 15, 2019, at Methodist University Hospital in Memphis. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Edmaiston-Mosley Funeral Home. Published 9.16.19

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Michael Lynn Parker

Michael Lynn Parker, 56, of Troy passed away Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019, at his residence. A private memorial service will be held at a later time. He was born Feb. 3, 1963, in Union City to the late Howard and Bertha (Spencer) Parker. He was a heavy equipment operator. Survivors include one sister, Julie (Allen)…

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James Fagan

James E. Fagan, 74, a resident of Obion, died Sept. 15, 2019, at the Tennessee State Veterans Home in Humboldt. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at White-Ranson Funeral Home, with Buddy Griffin to officiate. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on Tuesday. Fagan was born July…

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Charlotte Thomas

Ms. Charlotte Thomas, 92, of Union City died Friday, Sept. 13, 2019, at Diversicare of Martin. Graveside services will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday in Bethlehem Cemetery. Dr. Bobby Williams will officiate. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers. There will be no visitation. She was born Feb. 2, 1927, in Union City, to the…

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J.W. Winston

J.W. Winston, 97, of McCrory, Ark., formerly of Reelfoot Lake, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, at Woodruff County Health Center in McCrory. He was born Aug. 24, 1922, to F.E. and Lillie Pearl Eaves, the seventh of seven children, all of who preceded him in death. He married the love of his life, Kathleen…

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Sue Shroads

Norma Sue Shroads, 71, of Union City passed away peacefully 4:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019, at her home. Graveside services were held 2 p.m. Sunday  in Obion County Memorial Gardens. Brother Lloyd Wayne Moore officiated. Per her request, there was no visitation. Pallbearers were Gary Stowell, Joe Nelson, Mike Simpson, Ken Grant, Zach Cheney…

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William Tuck

William Robert “Wayne” Tuck, age 91, died Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, at Van Ayer Nursing and Rehab Center in Martin. Funeral service was held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Murphy Funeral Home in Martin with Rev. Kylan Mann officiating. Burial followed in East Side Cemetery in Martin. Pallbearers were Jamie Tuck, Dr. Mark Gaylord, Tommy Tuck,…

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