Area Obituaries

Onie Threlkeld

November 13, 2013

Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at White-Ranson Funeral Home, with the Rev. Drew Hayes officiating. Burial will follow in Elbridge Cemetery. Pallbearers wll be her nephews, Allen Brewer, Thomas Brewer, Matt Brewer, Chad Brewer, Guy Shanklin and Ryan Shanklin. The family requests that memorials be made to the charity of the donor’s choice. She…

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Kay Orr

November 12, 2013

Kay Frances Orr, 70, of Sharon, died Nov. 10, 2013 at her residence. Services were held at 2 p.m., Wednesday at Williams Funeral Home Chapel of Sharon.

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Virginia Billingsby

November 12, 2013

Virginia Sue White Billingsby, 92, of Dresden, died Nov. 10, 2013. Services were held at 11 a.m. today (Thursday) at Bowlin Funeral Home of Dresden.

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Virginia Brumley

November 12, 2013

Virginia June Brumley, the second oldest of 13 children, was born to Henry Flowers and Edna Virginia (Hicks) Flowers on March 18, 1953, in Fulton. She left this world to join God with lots of love left to give on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013, at 10 p.m. at her home in Vienna, Ill. Edna later married…

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‘Joey’ Rasberry

November 11, 2013

Joseph A. “Joey” Rasberry, born Thursday, Nov. 8, 1945, in Newbern died on Friday, Nov. 8, 2013, at his residence. He was a graduate of Union City High School, served in the United States Air Force and attended Middle Tennessee State University to became a commercial pilot. Funeral services for Mr. Rasberry were held 2:30…

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Elder William Ward

November 11, 2013

Services will be Saturday at Bodkin Funeral Home in Milan, with burial in Pratt Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to Old Gibson Primitive Baptist Church, in care of Roberta Groves, 1 Ira Falls Road, Trenton, TN 38382. Mr. Ward, the husband of Lillie J. Ward, also leaves a son, Doug Ward, and wife Patricia of…

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Max Miller

November 11, 2013

Max Miller, 89, of Union City died Nov. 10, 2013, at Golden Living Nursing Center in Union City. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by White-Ranson Funeral Home.

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Allean Robinson

November 11, 2013

Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at New Hope Free Will Baptist Church, with the Rev. Ron Smith officiating. Interment will follow in East View Cemetery. Visitation will be 6-7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. She was born in Hickman, Ky., to the late Joe Lee and Annie (Dickey) Harris Feb. 3, 1931. She…

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Myra Pickle

November 11, 2013

Myra Pickle, 77, of Fulton died Nov. 9, 2013, at Haws Memorial Nursing & Rehab Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Hornbeak Funeral Chapel in Fulton.

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Kenneth Simrell

November 11, 2013

Memorial services will be held at a later date. Dyersburg Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. The family will receive visitors from 5:30-8 p.m. Saturday at Dyersburg Funeral Home. The family requests that memorials be directed to the American Cancer Society or to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Survivors include his wife, Brenda…

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Carolyn Joyce

November 11, 2013

Carolyn Ann (Readenour) Joyce, 62, of Union City died Nov. 9, 2013, at her home. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at White-Ranson Funeral Home, with the Rev. Chip Davis officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from noon until the hour of service Friday. She was born…

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Joseph Rasberry

November 11, 2013

Joseph A. “Joey” Rasberry, born Thursday, November 8, 1945 in Newbern, died on Friday, November 8, 2013, at his residence. Funeral services for Mr. Rasberry were held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday in the chapel of Johnson-Williams Funeral Home.

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