Area Obituaries

Dorothy Alene Dowell

August 2, 2020

August 05, 1930 – July 30, 2020 Dorothy Alene Dowell,  age 89 of Dresden,  passed away on July 30, 2020 at Weakley County Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Dresden.  Her family will receive friends at Bowlin Funeral Home on Sunday, August 2, 2020 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.  Ms. Dorothy’s body will then be…

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Dewy David Norwood

July 29, 2020

March 10, 1952 – July 28, 2020 Graveside service of Dewy David Norwood age 68 of Greenfield, TN, will be held Friday July 31st at 11 a.m. at Meridian Cemetery in Greenfield, TN. Mr. David was survived by his wife Donna Norwood, daughter Kim Norwood, and son Christopher David Norwood and wife Erica. He also…

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Leslie Shields

July 28, 2020

Leslie Lee Shields, 41, of Jackson died July 25, 2020, at Milan General Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Rawls Funeral Home in Union City. Published 7.28.20

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Holley Nelms

July 28, 2020

Holley Jean Gallimore Nelms, 62, of Fulton died July 23, 2020, at the TriStar Skyline Medical Center in Nashville. Private family services were held. Hornbeak Funeral Chapel was in charge of arrangements. Published 7.28.20

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Christie Ricketts

July 28, 2020

Mrs. Christie Ada DeBoard Ricketts, 45, died Saturday, July 25, 2020, at her residence. Funeral services were to be held 1 p.m. today at First Baptist Church in Martin, with Dr. Mike Sams officiating. Visitation was to be held from 11 a.m. until the hour of services today. Burial was to follow in Eastside Cemetery.…

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Bobby Turnage Sr.

July 28, 2020

Bobby G. Darnell Turnage Sr., 52, of Troy passed away on Friday, July 24, 2020, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union City. He was born July 3, 1968, in Dyersburg to Bobby Gene Turnage and Wanda Louise Eakes. Bobby graduated from Ripley High School. He married Keleta Turnage on March 10, 2017, in Martin and they worked…

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Jimmy King

July 28, 2020

Jimmy Dale King, 85, of Tiptonville passed away Monday, July 20, 2020, at his residence. He was a retired towboat captain for Mid-South Towing, a member of Tiptonville First Baptist Church, a Mason and avid fisherman. Visitation as held from 10 a.m. until noon Saturday at First Baptist Church in Tiptonville. Services began at noon,…

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Charles Whitby

July 28, 2020

Charles Whitby, 98, of Union City died Monday, July 27, 2020, at Union City Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Graveside services will be held at noon on Wednesday in East View Cemetery, with Dr. Cecil Sewell and Dr. Mathew Nance officiating. The family will receive friends from 10:30 a.m. until noon on Wednesday at White-Ranson Funeral…

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Maurice Shirkey

July 28, 2020

Maurice G. Shirkey, 89, of Troy passed away 5 p.m. Saturday, July 25, 2020, at his home. Funeral services were to be conducted 2 p.m. today in the chapel of Edmaiston-Mosley Funeral Home. Pastor Paul Ray Cagle was to officiate. Burial was to follow in Ebenezer Cemetery near Troy. Visitation was to be held from…

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Penny Powell

July 28, 2020

Mrs. Penny Lynn Powell, 63, of Fulton passed away Sunday, July 26, 2020, at her residence. She was born on April 7, 1957, in Fulton, to the late J.C. and Ruby Tibbs Witt. She was a member of the former Oak Grove Church of Christ. Penny had worked in the auto parts business in the…

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Martha Caldwell

July 28, 2020

Martha Olive Caldwell, 75, of St. Charles, Mo., passed away on Sunday, July 19, 2020. She was born on May 11, 1945, to Uel and Elisabeth Olive of Union City. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Liz Teuton. She is survived by her husband, Robert W. Caldwell, of…

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Wilkins Wayne Esch

July 28, 2020

March 29, 2020 – July 23, 2020 Wilkins Wayne Esch, born March 29th, 2020, went to his heavenly home to be in the arms of Jesus on July 23rd, 2020. Wilk is survived by his parents, David and Carrie Esch, and his brother Kenseth of Gleason, TN. He is also survived by his loving grandparents…

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