Area Obituaries

Willard ‘Grasshopper’ Allison

December 27, 2013

Willard “Grasshopper” Allison, 73, of Hornbeak died Dec. 26, 2013, at Union City Manor Health and Rehab. He was a truck driver for more than 40 years and was an Army veteran. The family will receive friends 5-8 p.m. today in the Ridgely chapel of Curry Funeral Home. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday…

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Almarene Dial

December 27, 2013

Almarene Dial, 74, of Woodland Mills died 2:15 a.m. Dec. 27, 2013, at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital in Jackson. Funeral services will be conducted 2 p.m. Sunday at Lake Road Baptist Church near Union City. Brother Chip Davis will officiate. Burial will follow in East View Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Lake Road…

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Jim Bondurant

December 27, 2013

James Elliott “Jim” Bondurant, 84, of Union City, formerly of Hodgenville, Ky., died the morning of Dec. 26, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union City. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in the Upper Courtroom of the LaRue County Courthouse, with the Rev. Rachel Marshall officiating. Burial will follow in Red Hill Cemetery.…

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Janie Roberts

December 27, 2013

Janie Sanders Roberts, 96, of Union City died Dec. 26, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union City. Services will be held 2 p.m. Saturday at White-Ranson Funeral Home, with the Rev. Tim Atkins officiating. Burial will follow in East View Cemetery. Visitation will be 1 p.m. until the time of service on Saturday. Family members will…

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William C. Davis

December 27, 2013

William C. Davis, 77, of Baton Rouge, La., died Dec. 25, 2013, in Destin, Fla. He was the husband of Jeanne Sutton, formerly of Obion County, and brother-in-law of Mac Sutton of Obion, Vernelle Sellers of Elbridge and Johnny Sutton of Dyersburg. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Rest Haven Funeral Home…

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Roy Dunning Jr.

December 26, 2013

Roy Hodges Dunning Jr., 79, of Sharon, died Dec. 25, 2013 Services were held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Victory Baptist Church, Sharon.

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Wanda Cooper

December 26, 2013

Wanda Faye Cooper, 70, of Greenfield, died Dec. 26, 2013 at her residence. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Williams Funeral Home of Greenfield.

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Phil Wehman

December 26, 2013

Charles Phillip “Phil” Wehman, 85, of Chattanooga and formerly of Union City, has died in Chattanooga. He was the brother of Roy Wehman of Union City. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later date.

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Glen Littleton

December 26, 2013

Glen Riley Littleton, 79, of Kenton died Dec. 23, 2013, at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital in Jackson. Born Monday, May 7, 1934, in Gibson County, he was the son of the late Elby Littleton and the late Cary Hall Littleton. He was a deacon and lifelong member of Bethpage Baptist Church. He served on the…

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Chad VanCleave

December 26, 2013

Chad Edward VanCleave, 42, of Ridgely, passed away Dec. 23, 2013, at Jackson Regional Hospital. He was a transportation corporal for Northwest Correctional Complex and a member of Samburg Assembly of God. He started traveling in gospel music at the age of 8 and was a lifelong drummer and singer of gospel music. The joys…

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Carolyn Martin

December 26, 2013

Carolyn Martin of South Fulton died early Dec. 24, 2013, at Baptist Health in Paducah, Ky. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Hornbeak Funeral Chapel in Fulton. Burial will follow in Obion County Memorial Gardens. Friends may call the funeral home Thursday from 11 a.m. until the funeral hour.

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Abner Riley

December 26, 2013

James Albert “Abner” Riley, 76, of Hickman, Ky., died Dec. 22, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union City. Services will be 2 p.m. Friday at Strong Funeral Home in Hickman, with burial following in Hickman City Cemetery. Visitation will be 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

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