Area Obituaries

Joe David Wilbanks

September 24, 1933 – May 27, 2020 Graveside funeral services for Mr. Joe David Wilbanks, age 86 of Gleason will be Friday, May 29, 2020 in Olive Branch Cemetery in Como, TN.  Visitation will be held at Bowlin Funeral Home on Friday, May 29, 2020 from 10:30 am until 12:30 pm.  Friends may assemble in…

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Mable J. Boane

August 25, 1952 – May 24, 2020 Mable J. Boane, age 67, of McKenzie, TN passed away at her home on May 24, 2020. A graveside service for her will be held Thursday May 28, 2020 at 1PM at Hopewell Cemetery in Gleason, TN. She is survived by her husband, Terry Boane of McKenzie, TN.…

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Marland Maddox

Mrs. Marland Kyra Maddox, 76, of Union City passed away 5:55 p.m. Wednesday, May 20, 2020, at Obion County Nursing Home. Visitation was held at Edmaiston-Mosley Funeral Home from 10 a.m. until noon Saturday. She was born Dec. 26, 1943, in Lauderdale County, daughter of the late Alfred and Ruth (Brandonberg) Buckner. She married Paul…

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Velma Jolley

Mrs. Velma Jolley, 99, of Union City died Saturday, May 23, 2020, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union City. Graveside services were to be held 11 a.m. today in Obion County Memorial Gardens. The Rev. Jimmy Calhoun was to officiate. Friends were asked to meet at the cemetery. Pallbearers were to be Douglas Dygert, Paul Dygert, Drew…

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Margaret Taylor

March 14, 1928 – May 26, 2020 Mrs. Margaret Prince Taylor, age 92, died Tuesday, May 26, 2020, at her residence. Graveside service was held at 11 a.m. Thursday in East Side Cemetery with Rev. Kenneth Springer officiating. Murphy Funeral Home of Martin was in charge of the arrangements. Mrs. Taylor was preceded in death…

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Martha Jo Damron

December 03, 1942 – May 23, 2020 Ms. Martha Jo Damron, age 77, died Saturday, May 23, 2020, at Van Ayer Manor Nursing and Rehab Center in Martin. Memorial graveside service and Celebration of Life will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in East Side Cemetery with Murphy Funeral Home of Martin in charge of…

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Betty Brockwell King

November 27, 1931 – May 25, 2020 Mrs. Betty Brockwell King, age 88, died Monday, May 25, 2020, at her daughter’s residence in Medina, Tennessee. Graveside service was held at 11 a.m. Wednesday in East Side Cemetery with Bro. Ricky Phillips officiating. Murphy Funeral Home of Martin was in charge of the arrangements. Mrs. King…

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Donnie “Peter Rabbit” Essary

June 11, 1943 – May 22, 2020 Graveside service for Donnie “Peter Rabbit” Essary age 76 of Greenfield, TN, will be held Wednesday May 27th at Highland Cemetery in Greenfield. He was survived by his wife Nancy Essary of Greenfield, two sons Bradley Essary and wife Lisa, and Corry Essary and wife Eva. He also…

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Charlotte P. Roberts

August 13, 1929 – May 20, 2020 Graveside service for Charlotte P. Roberts age 90 formally of Sharon, TN, will be held on Thursday May 28th at Woodlawn Cemetery in Sharon, TN. Charlotte was survived by son Arnold Roberts and wife Nancy of Memphis, TN, daughters Donna Reed and husband Matt of Memphis, Emily Laird…

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Charles Hardin

Charles Hardin, 74, of Dyersburg, formerly of Union City, died May 18, 2020, at his residence. A viewing will be held from 11 a.m. until 12:45 p.m. Sunday at Rawls Funeral Home in Union City. Published 5.22.20

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