Area Obituaries

Jimmy McCoy

March 23, 2017

Mr. James Ervin “Jimmy” McCoy, 83, of Wingo, Ky., died Tuesday, March 21, 2017. He was a self-employed farmer and had worked for the former Reed Brothers Feed and Seed and at Marine Oil in Fulton. He lived all of his life in this area and was a veteran of the United States Army. Mr.…

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Linda LaMastus

March 22, 2017

Linda Jane (Baker) LaMastus, 71, of Hornbeak passed away on Monday, March 20, 2017, at her residence. She was born May 26, 1945, in Tennessee to the late Robert Baker and the late Lois (Orton) Baker. Linda was the director for the Office on Aging for Lake County and was also the director of Tiptonville…

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Doris Ann Sugg

March 22, 2017

Doris Ann McCord Sugg, 75, of Muscle Shoals, Ala., passed away Monday, March 20, 2017. She was a former resident of this area. Visitation will be Friday from noon-2 p.m. at Colbert Memorial Chapel in Muscle Shoals, with services to follow at 2 in the chapel. Burial will be in Cherry Hill Cemetery.

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Myrtie Jo Long

March 21, 2017

Myrtie Jo (Blythe) Long, 80, of Union City died March 21, 2017, at her home. Services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at White-Ranson Funeral Home, with the Rev. Darrel Hoffman officiating. Burial will follow in Fremont Cemetery. The family will receive friends 5-8 p.m. Wendesday at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be Josh Long, Mark…

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Roy Ferris

March 21, 2017

Roy Edmond Ferris, 63, of the Polk Station community died in the emergency room at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union City Sun-day, March 19, 2017. Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Terrace Hill Cemetery near Troy, with the Rev. Bobby Barnett officiating. White-Ranson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Family and friends will serve…

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Richard Locke

March 21, 2017

Richard E. Locke, 85, of South Fulton died March 17, 2017, at Tennova Healthcare-Volunteer Martin. Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Greenlea Cemetery in Fulton, with Hornbeak Funeral Home in Fulton in charge of arrangements. There will be no visitation. Family and friends are asked to meet at the cemetery at the hour…

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Marie Morris

March 20, 2017

Marie Morris, 96, of Obion died Saturday, March 18, 2017, at The Waters of Union City. Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at Rosehill Cemetery in Obion. Eugene Hudgins will officiate. There will be no visitation. Cryer Funeral Home in Obion is in charge of arrangements. Mrs. Morris was born Feb. 1, 1921, the…

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John Griggs

March 20, 2017

John Henry Griggs, 58, of Martin, an educator in the Union City School System, died Friday, March 17, 2017, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union City. Services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 22, 2017, at Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church, with interment following in Parham Cemetery. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the church. Rawls…

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Grady Lee Archie

March 20, 2017

Grady Lee Archie Sr., 76, of Casa Grande, Ariz., formerly of this area, died Thursday, March 16, 2017, at Oasis Pavilion Nursing and Rehab Center in Arizona. A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday at Hornbeak Funeral Home in Fulton, with visitation set there from noon Tuesday until the hour of services.

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Juanita Council

March 17, 2017

Juanita B. Council, 93, of Hickman, Ky., passed away 12:15 a.m. Friday, March 17, 2017, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis. Funeral services will be conducted 2 p.m. Sunday in the chapel of Edmaiston-Mosley Funeral Home. Brother Henry Callison will officiate. Burial will follow in Hickman City Cemetery. Visitation will be held at Edmaiston-Mosley Funeral…

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Jesse Coble

March 17, 2017

Jessie James Coble Jr., 72, of Union City died March 14, 2017, at Regional One Health in Memphis. Services will be 1 p.m. Monday at Brown Chapel AME Church, with Rawls Funeral Home in Union City in charge of arrangements.

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Jessie Coble

March 16, 2017

Jessie Coble, 72, of Union City died March 14, 2017, at Regional One Health in Memphis. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Rawls Funeral Home in Union City.

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