Area Obituaries

Janet Jones

November 17, 2017

Janet Gail Jones, 58, of Memphis gently slipped away and entered God’s eternal care Nov. 11, 2017. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Greater Harvest Church of God in Christ in Memphis. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until time of services on Saturday at the church. R.S. Lewis & Sons Funeral Home…

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Billy Nelms Sr.

November 17, 2017

Billy A. “Papaw” Nelms Sr., went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, with his wife of 62 years by his side. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at  First Baptist Church in Fulton, with burial to follow in the Obion County Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be held at the church…

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Jimmie Pearigen

November 14, 2017

Mrs. Jimmie (Steele) Pearigen, 98, a resident of Myrtle Beach, S.C., died Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017, at her residence. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at White-Ranson Funeral Home, with the Rev. Tim Atkins officiating. Burial will follow in Obion County Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from noon until time of services Thursday at…

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Declan Buchanan

November 14, 2017

Declan Grey Buchanan, 4 months, of Murray, Ky. died on Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017, at Norton Children’s Hospital in Louisville, Ky. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Thursday at J.H. Churchill Funeral Home, with John Dale officiating. Burial will follow in the Murray Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Wednesday at the J.H. Churchill…

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Sara Caksackkar

November 13, 2017

Sara Paulette Caksackkar, 60, of the Dixie community passed away 10:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017, at her home. Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Tuesday in the chapel of Edmaiston-Mosley Funeral Home. Brother Eric Burress will officiate. Burial will follow in Beech Springs Cemetery near Gleason. Visitation will be held 5 until 8…

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Robert F. Shore

November 10, 2017

Robert F. Shore He could fix a broken washing machine or a kid’s broken heart. He could fix just about anything. Bob Shore died Jan. 12, 2017, at age 73, of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, leaving those who loved him asking, “Who’s going to help me now?” Bob will be interred with full military honors at…

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Willie Bea Vormittag

November 10, 2017

Willie Bea Green Vormittag, 88, of Trimble died Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017, at Dyersburg Health and Rehabilitation Center. Funeral services for Mrs. Vormittag will be 1 p.m. Friday in the chapel of Johnson-Williams Funeral Home in Newbern, with the Rev. Ronnie F. Hale officiating. Interment will follow in New Salem Cemetery near Kenton. Visitation will…

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Danny Strain

November 10, 2017

Mr. Danny Ray Strain, 65, of Union City passed away Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017, at his residence. Graveside services were conducted 3 p.m. Wednesday in Prairie Grove Cemetery in Prairie Grove, Ill. Family and friends served as pallbearers. He was born Sept. 24, 1952, in Chicago, son of the late Allen Ray Strain and Helen…

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Bobby Parham

November 10, 2017

Mr. Bobby Wayne Parham, 88, of Martin died Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, at his residence. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Murphy Funeral Home, with the Rev. Randy Cooper officiating. Burial will follow in East Side Cemetery in Martin. Visitation will be 11 a.m. until time of services Saturday. He was a retired…

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Peggy Dasher

November 10, 2017

Peggy Anita Cochran Dasher, 76, of Greenfield died Nov. 6, 2017, at Diversicare in Martin. A private memorial will be held at a later date. White-Ranson Funeral Home is in charge of the cremation. Published 11.8.17

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Brittany Stodgel

November 10, 2017

Ms. Brittany Ann Stodgel, 20, of Kenton passed away from this life on Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Thursday in the chapel of New Salem Baptist Church, with Bro. Daryl Morgan officiating. Burial will follow in Mason Hall Cemetery near Kenton. The family will receive friends from 5-8 p.m. today…

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Teena Robinson

November 10, 2017

Teena Marie Farley Robinson, 52, of Sharon died 3:26 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union City. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at White & Mahon Funeral Home in Troy, with the Rev. Kylan Mann officiating. Burial will follow in Mt. Ararat Cemetery near Troy. Visitation will be held from 5-8…

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