Area Obituaries

Sylvia Webb

February 10, 2020

Sylvia Mae Webb, 72, of Union City went home to be with the Lord Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville. Funeral services will be conducted 2 p.m. Tuesday at First United Pentecostal Church in Union City. Pastor Paul Ray Cagle will officiate. Burial will follow in East View Cemetery. Visitation…

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Chad Plunk

February 10, 2020

Chad Brent Plunk, age 44, died Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020, in Weakley County. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at press time. Online tributes may be left at murphyfuneralhome.net.

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Matthew Fortner

February 10, 2020

Matthew Scott Fortner, 58, of Martin died Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020, at home surrounded by his loving family. Funeral services will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Central Baptist Church with Rev. Kylan Mann officiating. Burial will follow in East Side Cemetery. Visitation was held Monday from 4-7 p.m. at Central Baptist Church, and after…

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Helen Yeargin

February 7, 2020

Helen Magdaline Yeargin, age 98, of Greenfield, died Monday, Feb. 3, 2020. Service was held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Williams Funeral Home Chapel in Greenfield. Online tributes may be left at williamsfhofgreenfieldandgleasonandsharon.com.

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Caroline Prather

February 3, 2020

Caroline Prather, 97, of Union City died Feb. 1, 2020, at The Waters in Union City. Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Thursday at Woodland Mills Baptist Church. Burial is to follow in Salem Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 11:30 a.m. until the hour of services Thursday at the church. White-Ranson Funeral Home…

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Joel Stowers

February 3, 2020

Joel Adams Stowers, 87, of Athens, Ga., died Jan. 19, 2020. A Celebration of Life service was presented at Athens First Methodist Church on Jan. 22. Interment followed at Coldwater Methodist Church Cemetery in Elberton, Ga. Visitation was held at Lord and Stephens Funeral Home East in Athens on Jan. 21. He graduated from Georgia…

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Brenda Hawks

February 3, 2020

Brenda Lou Hawks, 59, of Union City died Thursday, Jan. 31, 2020, at her residence. Funeral services will be held 3 p.m. Tuesday at White-Ranson Funeral Home with burial to follow in Obion County Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 1 p.m. until the hour of services Tuesday at…

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Bill Clouse

February 3, 2020

William “Bill” Clouse, 80, of Union City passed away 3:13 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville. Funeral services will be conducted 1 p.m. Tuesday in the chapel of Edmaiston-Mosley Funeral Home. Brother Ron Gray will officiate. Burial will follow in Ebenezer Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 11 a.m.…

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Alex Christopher

February 3, 2020

Alex Lee Christopher, 41, of Athens, Ala., formerly of Union City, passed away Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020, at his home after an extended illness. He is survived by his parents, Wade and Reetta Christopher of Athens; a brother, Dr. Neal Christopher (Summer) of California; his precious daughters, Emma Grace and Whitlee Reece Christopher and their…

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Charles Griffin

February 3, 2020

Charles Edward Griffin, age 78, of Ledbetter, Kentucky, died Monday, Feb. 3, 2020, at Baptist Health in Paducah, Kentucky. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at press time. Online tributes may be left at murphyfuneralhome.net.

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Joan LaRose

February 3, 2020

Mrs. Joan Barbara LaRose, age 82, of Martin, died Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020, at Diversicare Nursing and Rehab Center in Martin. Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. today (Tuesday), at Murphy Funeral Home in Martin with Rev. Randy Cooper officiating. Burial will follow in East Side Cemetery in Martin. Visitation will be held from…

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Peggy Humphrey

January 31, 2020

Peggy Jo Humphrey, age 73, of Memphis, died Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020 at Methodist North. Graveside service was held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Hopewell Cemetery in Gleason with Williams Funeral Home of Gleason in charge of the arrangements. Online tributes may be left at williamsfhofgreenfieldandgleasonandsharon.com.

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