Area Obituaries

Gerald Garrison

May 24, 2017

Gerald Thomas Garrison, 91, formerly of Obion County, died May 19, 2017, at his home in Tucson, Ariz. Gerald was born in Troy in October 1925 to Lyle and Beatrice Garrison, both of Union City. After graduation from Union City High School in 1943, Gerald enlisted in the United States Army Air Corp, serving with…

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Mike Jackson

May 24, 2017

Michael Gene “Mike” Jackson, 55, of Union City passed away 1:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 24, 2017, at his home. Memorial services will be conducted 3 p.m. Saturday at Calvary Baptist Church in Union City. Brother Melvin Poe and Brother Charles Southerland will officiate. Edmaiston-Mosley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Mike was born April…

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John Spence

May 24, 2017

John Frank Spence, 87, of Ridgely died May 22, 2017, at Obion County Nursing Home. Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in the Ridgely Chapel of Dyersburg Funeral Home. The family will receive visitors from 5-8 p.m. today at the funeral home. Published 5.24.17

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Robert Gregory Ford

May 24, 2017

Robert Gregory Ford, 64, a native of Union City, passed away from this life May 22, 2017, in Branford, Conn. He was born Dec. 2, 1952, in Union City, the son of Bobby Ford of Montgomery, Ala., and the late Peggy Fuller Ford of Union City. Greg graduated from Union City High School in 1971.…

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Kenneth Brown

May 24, 2017

Kenneth Brown, 77, of Union City died May 24, 2017, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Huntingdon. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Edmaiston-Mosley Funeral Home. Published 5.24.17

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Luther Misher

May 24, 2017

Luther Cornell Misher, 71, of Fulton died May 24, 2017, at his residence. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Rawls Funeral Home in South Fulton. Published 5.24.17

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Ralph Jackson Jr.

May 24, 2017

Ralph Foster Jackson Jr., 65, of Las Vegas, formerly of Fulton, died March 30, 2017. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Rawls Funeral Home Chapel in South Fulton. Published 5.24.17

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Tommy Durham

May 23, 2017

Tommy Durham, 69, a native of Ripley, died May 22, 2017, at Magnolia Place in Union City. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday in Maplewood Cemetery in Ripley, with the Rev. Richard Dickerson officiating. Pallbearers will be Jody Walker, Don Owen, Elvis Gay, Don Meacham, Texas Culver and Wesley Evans. The…

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James Choate

May 23, 2017

James Alton Choate, 91, of South Fulton died Sunday, May 21, 2017, at Baptist Health of Paducah. He was a member of South Fulton United Methodist Church, a United States Army veteran and a member of the Water Valley Masonic Lodge No. 756 for over 65 years. Mr. Choate retired from the former Reelfoot Packing…

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Dottie Davis

May 23, 2017

Mrs. Dottie Mae Davis, 85, of Kenton passed away from this life on Sunday, May 21, 2017, at the Obion County Nursing Home. Funeral services for Mrs. Davis will be conducted Wednesday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Karnes & Son Funeral Home in Kenton,  with Bro. James Kinsey officiating. Interment will follow in…

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George Jones

May 23, 2017

Mr. George Thomas Jones, 67, a resident of Troy, died at his residence on Saturday, May 20, 2017. Graveside services were to be held at 10 a.m. today at Mount Ararat Cemetery near Troy, with Dr. Bobby Williams officiating. White-Ranson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Mr. Jones was born on April 3, 1950,…

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Guy Upton Jr.

May 22, 2017

Guy Upton Jr., 92, of Fulton died May 19, 2017, at Baptist Health of Paducah, Ky. Funeral services will be held at at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Hornbeak Funeral Chapel. Interment will follow in Union Cemetery in Fulton. Visitation will be at the funeral home from 5-8 p.m. today. Published 5.22.17

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