Area Obituaries

Betty Lou Burcham

August 29, 2013

Betty Lou Burcham, 80, of Clinton, Ky., died Aug. 28, 2013, at Spring Creek Health Care in Murray, Ky. Memorial services will be held Friday at 5 at Oakton Baptist Church in Clinton, Ky., with burial following in the Oakwood Cemetery. Friends may call at the church from 3:30 p.m. Friday until the service hour.…

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Alicia Gail Thompson

August 29, 2013

Alicia Gail Thompson, 31, suddenly died Sunday, Aug. 25, 2013 at her home on Knox Daniel Road in Union City. Graveside services for Alicia will be conducted 1 p.m. Friday at Obion County Memorial Gardens near Union City. The Rev. James Kinsey will officiate. The family will receive friends at Edmaiston-Mosley Funeral Home on Friday…

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June Elliott

August 29, 2013

June Elliott, 87, of South Fulton died Aug. 27, 2013, at Parkway Regional Hospital in Fulton. She was a member of South Fulton Baptist Church and was the owner of the former Elliott’s Grocery. She came to this area in 1964 from Graves County. She is survived by four sons, Carl Elliott of Mayfield, Ky.,…

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Gary Laster

August 28, 2013

Gary Laster, 63, of Cayce, Ky., died Aug. 27, 2013, at his residence. Graveside services will be held 11 a.m. Friday at Cayce Cemetery. There will be no visitation. Hornbeak Funeral Home in Fulton is in charge of arrangements. Published in The Messenger 8.28.13

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Bobby Joe Slayton

August 28, 2013

Bobby Joe Slayton, 54, of South Fulton died Aug. 27, 2013. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Rawls Funeral Home in South Fulton. Published in The Messenger 8.28.13

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Dawn Tittle

August 28, 2013

Dawn Renee Tittle, 35, of Union City died at 11:53 a.m. Aug. 27, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union City. Services will be held Friday at 10 a.m. at Second Baptist Church in Union City, with the Rev. Michael Glover officiating. Burial will follow in Old Republican Cemetery. White-Ranson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.…

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Carlette Brown

August 28, 2013

Carlette Brown, 54, of Atlanta, formerly of Union City, died Aug. 7, 2013, at her home. Memorial services will be held 10 a.m. Saturday at Rawls Funeral Home in Union City. Published in The Messenger 8.28.13

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Carl Lawson

August 28, 2013

Carl Wayne Lawson, 78, of Tenmile, Ore., died Aug. 24, 2013, at his home. He was the father of Suzette Ams of Union City. Published in The Messenger 8.28.13

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Alicia Thompson

August 27, 2013

Alicia Gail Thompson, 31, of Union City died suddenly the morning of Aug. 25, 2013, in the emergency room at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union City. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Edmaiston-Mosley Funeral Home. Published in The Messenger 8.26.13

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Kenneth Rachels

August 27, 2013

Kenneth Wayne Rachels, 63, of South Fulton died Aug. 24, 2013. Services will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Williams Funeral Home in Sharon, with interment at Tansil Cemetery in Sharon. Visitation will be held 5-8 p.m. today at the funeral home. Published in The Messenger 8.26.13

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Mary Bunch

August 27, 2013

Mary Ann Bunch, 75, of Union City died 4:15 a.m. Aug. 25, 2013, at her home. Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Wednesday in the chapel of Edmaiston-Mosley Funeral Home. The Rev. James Kinsey will officiate. Burial will follow in East View Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home 5-8 p.m.…

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Martha Brown

August 27, 2013

Martha Louise Stallins Brown of Fulton died Aug. 23, 2013, at Haws Memorial Nursing and Rehab Center. Graveside services will be held 1 p.m. Thursday at Pleasant View Memorial Gardens. Friends may call at Hornbeak Funeral Chapel in Fulton from 11 a.m. Thursday until time to leave for the cemetery. Published in The Messenger 8.26.13

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