Area Obituaries

Willie B. Williams

September 16, 2019

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

September 16, 2019

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

September 16, 2019

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

September 16, 2019

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

September 16, 2019

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

September 16, 2019

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

September 16, 2019

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

September 16, 2019

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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Dessel Wright

September 16, 2019

Dessel Taylor Wright, age 92, died Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019, at Southern Manor Assisted Living in Fayetteville. Funeral service were held at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Martin Church of Christ with Bro. Ricky Phillips officiating. Burial with military honors followed in Cates Cemetery with Murphy Funeral Home of Martin in charge of the arrangements. He…

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James Mathis

September 16, 2019

James Earl Mathis, 57, of Martin passed away Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, at Jackson Madison County General Hospital. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Friday in the chapel of Edmaiston Mosley Funeral Home in Union City with Bro. Robbie Goodman officiating. Burial followed in Hickman City Cemetery. Pallbearers were Jordan Simmons, Robert Denton, Jacob…

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Era-Sue Tucker

September 16, 2019

Era-Sue Tucker, age 73, of Dresden, died Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019 at the Hillview Community Living Center in Dresden. Service was held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Bowlin Funeral Home in Dresden. Online tributes may be left at www.bowlinfuneralhome.com.

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Dorothy Parham

September 16, 2019

Dorothy Jean Parham, age 84, of Paris, formerly of Dresden, died Friday, Sept. 13, 2019 in Paris. Service was held at 11 a.m. today (Tuesday) at Bowlin Funeral Home in Dresden. Online tributes may be left at www.bowlinfuneralhome.com.

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