Area Obituaries

Jane Byassee

February 7, 2014

Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by White-Ranson Funeral Home.

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Margaret Davis

February 7, 2014

Services were 11 a.m. Wednesday at Memphis Funeral Home. She was born in Jackson, Miss., daughter of the late Virginia (Sullivan) and Thomas W. Jernigan Sr. She graduated from the former Memphis State University with a master’s degree and was a teacher for Memphis City Schools for 36 years. She was a member of Redeemer…

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Watson Cherry

February 7, 2014

Services will be 10 a.m. Saturday at White & Mahon Funeral Home in Troy, with the Rev. James Gunter and Dr. Bobby Williams officiating. Burial will follow in Mt. Ararat Cemetery near Troy. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday from 5-8 p.m. Pallbearers will be Bud Garrison, Matt Daniel, David Alexander,…

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Terry DeFreece

February 7, 2014

Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Hornbeak Funeral Home in Fulton.

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Pat Hale

February 6, 2014

A graveside service was set for 2 p.m. today at Obion County Memorial Gardens near Union City. Hornbeak Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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Eddie Jones

February 6, 2014

Services for Mr. Jones will be Thursday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Karnes & Son Funeral Home of Dyer, with Bro. Jim Calhoun officiating. Interment will follow in Oakwood Cemetery of Dyer. The family will receive friends from 5-8 p.m. today at the funeral home. Mr. Jones was born Sept. 8, 1917, in…

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Don Ayers

February 6, 2014

Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in the chapel of Johnson-Williams Funeral Home in Newbern, with the Rev. Billy Criswell officiating. Interment will follow in Yorkville Cemetery. Visitation will be today from 4-7 p.m. at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be Steven Vestal, Mike Cardwell, Charles Eddings, Mike Flowers, Tony McRight and W.T. Sims.…

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M.L. Lusk

February 6, 2014

Services were Friday at 1 p.m. at Cook-Walden/Capital Parks Funeral Home in Pflugerville, Texas, with interment following in Cook-Walden/Capital Parks Cemetery.

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Carl Wellington

February 6, 2014

Edmaiston-Mosley Funeral Home is in charge of cremation arrangements.

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Chris Finch

February 6, 2014

Memorial services will be 6 p.m. Thursday at Edmaiston-Mosley Funeral Home. Brother Eric Burress and Dr. Cecil Sewell will officiate. Visitation will be held at the funeral home from 4 p.m. until the hour of services Thursday. Chris was born Jan. 14, 1969, in Union City, son of the late Donald Lee and Julia (Tipton)…

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Naomi Cole

February 6, 2014

She had made her home with and had been cared for by her granddaughter, Lonna Kennedy of Union City, for several years prior to being placed in nursing home facilities. Her other granddaughters who live in Obion County are Donna Ryder of Union City and Sonyia Staples of Troy. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will…

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Leola Rawls

February 6, 2014

Services were set for noon today at Bowlin Funeral Home in Dresden, with burial following in Wesley Chapel Cemetery near Dresden.

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