Area Obituaries

Curtis James

Curtis Leon James, 76, of Union City died Nov. 3, 2018, at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Rawls Funeral Home in Union City. Published 11.5.18

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Brenda Sturgis

Mrs. Brenda Dan Sturgis, 72, of Union City passed away 8:21 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2, 2018, at The Waters of Union City. Memorial services will be 7 p.m. Tuesday in the chapel of Edmaiston-Mosley Funeral Home. Shane Long will officiate. Visitation will be from 5 p.m. until the hour of services Tuesday at the funeral…

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John Ruble

John Ruble, 57, of Hornbeak died Nov. 5, 2018, at his residence. Funeral services are incomplete and will be announced by White & Mahon Funeral Home. Published 11.5.18

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Shirley Glover

Shirley (Jones) Glover, 73, of Sharon, formerly of Obion, died Nov. 3, 2018, at Hillview Nursing Home in Dresden. Graveside services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday in Mt. Moriah Cemetery. Cryer Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Published 11.5.18

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Ruth Starr Strayhorn

Former Union City resident Ruth Starr Gordon Strayhorn, born on Christ-mas day in 1938, died peacefully with family by her side on All Saints Day, Nov. 1, 2018. Called “Rooster” by friends and family, Ruth Starr had a singular gift of drawing friends from all walks of life to her warmth of personality with unconditional…

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Robert Miller

Robert Eugene “Bob” Miller Sr., age 76, died Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018, at Tennova Healthcare Volunteer Hospital in Martin. Visitation was held from 3-6 p.m. Monday at Murphy Funeral Home. Online tributes may be left at murphyfuneralhome.net.

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Bobbie Dortch

Mrs. Bobbie Jean Dortch, age 88, of Martin, died Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018, at her residence. Graveside service was held at 1 p.m. Saturday in East Side Cemetery with Murphy Funeral Home of Martin in charge of the arrangements. Online tributes may be left at murphyfuneralhome.net.

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Debra Stepp

Ms. Debra Jean Goff Stepp, age 62, died Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018, at her residence in Martin. Memorial Service and Celebration of Life will be held at 6 p.m. Friday at Grace Community Church in Martin. Visitation with the family will follow the service. Online tributes may be left at murphyfuneralhome.ne

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Larry Hastings

Larry Gene Hastings, age 73, of South Fulton, passed away Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018 at the Baptist Memorial Hospital in Union City. A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Friday in the Hornbeak Funeral Chapel. Visitation will be held at the funeral home from 4 p.m. Friday until the hour of service. Hastings was a…

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Sandra Burns

Sandra Faye Burns, age 70, of Dresden, died Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018 at West Tennessee Healthcare Volunteer Hospital of Martin. Service was held at 1 p.m. today (Tuesday) at Bowlin Funeral Home Chapel of Dresden. Online tributes may be left at www.bowlinfuneralhome.com.

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