PATRIOTIC PARADE

PATRIOTIC PARADE — Neither the blazing heat nor the coronavirus were enough to scare away Maverick and Harper Eddlemon of Kenton from taking part in the Kenton White Squirrel Festival parade on Saturday. The brother and sister drove their tiny Ford down the parade route after decorating it with patriotic streamers and bows. Although many…

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Services set today for former TN Commissioner of Agriculture

By Sabrina Bates News Producer Services for a long-time public servant and Gleason native are set for today (Tuesday) in Dresden. It was announced Saturday that former Tennessee Commissioner of Agriculture Terry Oliver died unexpectedly that morning. He was 79. Oliver spent 25 years in public service, first serving as deputy Commissioner of Agriculture, until…

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FIRE AFTERMATH

FIRE AFTERMATH — Union City firefighter Josh Pope (from left) hosed down the playground at the Miles Head Start/Boys & Girls Club of Northwest Tennessee building in Union City following a fire there Saturday. Firefighter 1st Class Mike Fussell looked on. Capt. Karl Ullrich (right), who spoke with Miles Head Start center director Sharon Heaslet,…

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Alberta Hall

Alberta Hall, 93, of Union City died July 2, 2020, AHC-Union City. Gravesides services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday in East View Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 10-10:45 a.m. Tuesday at Rawls Funeral Home in Union City. Published 7.6.20

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Jean Speed

Sarah Jean Speed, 71, of Gleason passed away 11:50 a.m. Wednesday, July 1, 2020, at her home. She was a former resident of Union City. Graveside services were conducted 11 a.m. Friday in East View Cemetery. Brother Cody Barner officiated. Edmaiston-Mosley Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Jean was born Dec. 10, 1948, in…

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Patsy Holder

Patricia Jane Holder passed away on Friday, July 3, 2020, in her home. She was born on Feb. 11, 1936. She was a loving daughter, sister, aunt and friend. She lived most of her life in Fulton, where she spent her time devoted to others and studying the Lord’s word. She was a lifelong friend…

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Doug Willoughby

March 21, 1943 – July 03, 2020 Mr. Roy Douglas “Doug” Willoughby, age 77, died Friday, July 3, 2020, at Jackson Madison County Hospital. Graveside service will be Monday, July 6, 2020, 12:30 P.M. in Corinth Cemetery #2 near Sharon with Tim Ary officiating.  Family and friends may assemble in the cemetery at 12:15. Mr.…

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Tommy Phillips

  June 18, 1942 – July 05, 2020 Mr. Thomas Russell “Tommy” Phillips, age 78, died Sunday, July 5, 2020, at Vanderbilt Hospital in Nashville. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time. Mr. Phillips is survived by his wife, Jennie Osborne Phillips of Dresden, his son, Coytt (Kelly) Phillips of Martin; sister, Ruby (R. Jon)…

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Terry J. Oliver

May 13, 1941 – July 04, 2020 Terry J. Oliver, 79 of Gleason, passed away Saturday, July 4, 2020 at his home. Bowlin Funeral Home in Dresden is in charge of arrangements

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Patty Anderson

December 20, 1930 – July 04, 2020 Patty Lou Anderson, 89 of Dresden, passed away Saturday, July 4, 2020 at her home. Arrangements will be announced later in the week. Bowlin Funeral Home in Dresden is in charge of arrangements.

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