Area Obituaries

Rickey Dever

February 10, 2014

Rickey Dewayne Dever, 47, of South Fulton, died Feb. 9, 2014. Memorial services will be held at 4 p.m. Wednesday at Lebanon Church of Christ, Dresden.

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Dorothy Hailey

February 10, 2014

Services will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Troy United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Judd Mowery officiating, assisted by Cheryl Cleek. Burial will follow in Elbridge Cemetery. Friends may call at the church from 11 a.m. until the hour of services on Saturday. White and Mahon Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.…

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Frank Storey

February 10, 2014

Services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at White-Ranson Funeral Home, with burial following in Obion County Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from noon until the hour of services Sunday at the funeral home. Roger Fisher will officiate. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers. He was born March 28, 1956, in Obion County,…

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Bettie Burton

February 10, 2014

Bettie Scobey Burton, 80 of Martin, died on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014, at her residence. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday in the Chapel of Johnson-Williams Funeral Home.

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Naomi Cole

February 7, 2014

She had lived several years in Union City with her granddaughter and her spouse, Lonna (Lovett) and Pete Kennedy, who cared for her. Services were to be held at 3:30 p.m. today in the Ridgely Chapel of Dyersburg Funeral Home, with the Rev. Ralph Buckley officiating. Burial was to follow in Lake Memorial Gardens in…

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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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