Area Obituaries

Dwayne Finley

November 13, 2019

Dwayne “Red” Allen Finley, age 65, died Monday, Nov. 11, 2019, at West Tennessee Volunteer Hospital in Martin. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at press time. Online tributes may be left at murphyfuneralhome.net.

Read More

Charles Smith

November 13, 2019

Charles L. Smith, age 89, of Dresden, died Monday, Nov. 11, 2019, at the Weakley County Rehab & Nursing Center in Dresden. Graveside service will be held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Sunset Cemetery in Dresden with Bowlin Funeral Home Chapel in charge of the arrangements. Visitation will be held from noon-2:30 p.m. at the…

Read More

Larry Matheny

November 11, 2019

Larry Dale Matheny, 65, of Troy died Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019, at his residence. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday at White-Mahon Funeral Home in Troy, with Bro. Phillip Senn and Bro. Mike Autry officiating. Burial will follow in Obion Chapel Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Lanny Stewart, Shane Matheny, Josh Matheny, David Matheny,…

Read More

Earl Sumner

November 11, 2019

Earl Sumner, age 90, of Dresden, died Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Union City. Service was held at 11 a.m. Monday at Bible Union Baptist Church in Martin with Bowlin Funeral Home Chapel I Dresden in charge of the arrangements. Online tributes may be left at www.bowlinfuneralhome.com.

Read More

Robert Clark

November 11, 2019

Robert Harold Clark, age 88, of Gleason, died Friday, Nov. 8, 2019 at Jackson Madison County General Hospital. Service was held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Williams Funeral Home in Gleason. Online tributes may be left at williamsfhofgreenfieldandgleasonandsharon.com.

Read More

John Jolley

November 6, 2019

John Dudley Jolley, age 86, of Palmersville, died Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019 at the Henry County Healthcare Center in Paris. Service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Bowlin Funeral Home Chapel in Dresden. Online tributes may be left at www.bowlinfuneralhome.com.

Read More

Don Winstead

November 4, 2019

Don Roy Winstead, age 75, of Dresden, died Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019 at his residence. Graveside service was held at 11 a.m. Monday at Pisgah Cemetery near Dresden with Bowlin Funeral Home of Dresden in charge of the arrangements. Online tributes may be left at www.bowlinfuneralhome.com.

Read More

Robert Sugg

November 4, 2019

Robert Edward “Bob” Sugg, age 87, of Dyersburg, formerly of Martin, died peacefully in his sleep on Sunday, Oct. 28, 2019. A memorial service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church in Dyersburg with Rev. Mike Hickman officiating. Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. prior to the service in the church…

Read More

Rebecca Shelton

November 4, 2019

Mrs. Rebecca Murphey Shelton, age 100, died Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, at Diversicare in Martin. Graveside service was held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Crow Cemetery in Stewart County with Murphy Funeral Home of Martin in charge of the arrangements. She was retired from the business office at the University of Tennessee at Martin and…

Read More

Betty Burke

November 4, 2019

Ms. Betty Ann Burke, age 74, died Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, at Baptist Hospital in Union City. Memorial Service and Celebration of Life was held at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Fulton, Kentucky. She was retired from retail management and a member of the Church of…

Read More

John Burch

November 4, 2019

Dr. John Russell Burch Jr., age 51, of Martin, formerly of Campbellsville, Kentucky, passed away Friday, Oct. 25, 2019 at his home in the arms of his wife. There will be a memorial reception at the Paul Meek Library on the University of Tennessee at Martin campus from 4:30-7:30 p.m. Nov. 14. John was born…

Read More

David Brodrick

November 4, 2019

David M. Brodrick, age 82, of Martin, died Friday, Nov. 1, 2019, at Baptist Hospital East, Memphis. Funeral service was held at 11 a.m. Monday at the Martin Church of Christ with Murphy Funeral Home of Martin in charge of the arrangements. Burial followed at East Side Cemetery in Martin. Brodrick graduated from Berea College…

Read More