Area Obituaries

Sarah Cunningham

January 30, 2019

Sarah Cunningham was born Aug. 25, 1925, and grew up in Union City. She lived in New York City for more than 50 years and returned to Union City in 2014 where she died Jan. 17, 2019, at the age of 93. She graduated from Union City High School in 1943 and from Southeastern Missouri…

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Delma Beasley

January 30, 2019
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Cornelius Diggs

January 28, 2019

 Cornelius L. Diggs, Decatur, Ill., passed away in his sleep from complications of a cardiac arrest and cancer on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019 at the age of 84. He was a member and Deacon of Antioch Missionary Baptist Church for over 30 years, serving as assistant superintend of Sunday school, assistant treasurer, co-chair of the…

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Nancy Moubray

January 28, 2019

Nancy Helen Moubray, age 81, of Dresden, died Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Union City. Service was held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Bowlin Funeral Home Chapel in Dresden. Online tributes may be left at www.bowlinfuneralhome.com.

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Mary Lee Higgs

January 28, 2019

Mary Lee Higgs, age 77, of Dresden, died Friday, Jan. 25, 2019 at West Tennessee Healthcare Volunteer of Martin. Service was held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Bowlin Funeral Home Chapel in Dresden. Online tributes may be left at www.bowlinfuneralhome.com.

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L.C. Godwin

January 28, 2019

L.C. Godwin, age 96, of Greenfield, died Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019. Service was held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Williams Funeral Home in Greenfield. Online tributes may be left at williamsfhofgreenfieldandgleasonandsharon.com.

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Paul Smith

January 28, 2019

Paul Hayes Smith, age 92, of Martin, died Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019 at St. Vincent’s Riverside Center in Jacksonville, Fla. Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. today (Tuesday) at the First United Methodist Church with Rev. Randy Cooper officiating. Burial will follow in East Side Cemetery in Martin with Murphy Funeral Home in Martin…

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Samuel Hobbs

January 28, 2019
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Rose Napier

January 25, 2019

Rose Lee Napier, 91, of Sikeston, Mo., formerly of Union City, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019, at Sikeston Convalescent Center. Funeral services were to be 1 p.m. today at Woodland Mills First Baptist Church. The Rev. Rick Burton was to officiate. Interment was to follow in East View Cemetery. Visitation was to be held…

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Katherine Caldwell

January 25, 2019

Mrs. Katherine Ward Caldwell, 98, of the Polk Station community died Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019, at Obion County Nursing Home. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday at White & Mahon Funeral Home, with the Rev. Joe Thorn officiating. Burial will follow in Terrace Hill Cemetery near Troy. Her grandsons will serve as pallbearers and…

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Kenneth McCurdy

January 25, 2019

Memorial services for Kenneth Lyle McCurdy, 81, of Obion, who died Dec. 15, 2018, will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Living Word Church near Hornbeak. Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until hour of services Saturday at the church. Cryer Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Published 1.24.19

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Danny Storie

January 25, 2019

Danny Storie, 58, of Union City died Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville. A celebration of life service will be 2 p.m. Saturday at White-Ran-son Funeral Home, with Dan Huggins and Joe Ward officiating. Burial will follow in Obion County Memorial Gardens. His nephews will serve as pallbearers. Visitation will…

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