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Sharon police chief resigns; condemnation board formed

Sharon’s Police Chief, Troy Whitworth, and another part-time officer unexpectedly resigned Saturday morning, and the city of Sharon is looking for two full-time officers. During Monday night’s Sharon Board of Mayor and Aldermen meeting, Mayor Ali Stalter asked for a motion to accept both officers’ resignations. City Recorder Donna Stricklin stated that they both turned…

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Sylvia Dowland

Mrs. Sylvia Nell Dowland, age 84, of Martin died Friday, November 6, 2020, at her residence. Graveside service will be Tuesday, November 10, 2020, 1:00 PM in East Side Cemetery with Rev. Kenneth Springer officiating.  Visitation will be Tuesday beginning at 11:00 AM at the funeral home. Pallbearers are Kyle Coleman, Drew Stigall, Damani Taylor,…

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Charles Neal Nethery

November 19, 1927 – October 23, 2020 Mr. Charles Neal Nethery, age 92, of Martin, TN died Friday, 10/23/2020, at his home. Funeral service will be Sunday, October 25, 2020, 2:00 P.M. at Murphy Funeral Home in Martin. Mr. Nethery was a member of First United Methodist Church, Martin, TN; he was a retired dairy…

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Jimmy Davis

Jimmy Lee Davis, 53, of Hickman, Ky., died Aug. 13, 2020, at Jackson-Purchase Medical Center in Mayfield, Ky. Funeral services were conducted 2 p.m. Sunday in the chapel of Edmaiston-Mosley Funeral Home. Burial followed in Hickman City Cemetery. Published 8.17.20

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Jerry Dunn

Jerry Skiles Dunn, 78, of Kenton passed away from this life on Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020, at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. Funeral services will be conducted 2 p.m. Saturday in the chapel of Kenton First Baptist Church with Brother Shawn Allred officiating. Interment will follow in Rutherford Cemetery. The family will receive friends from noon…

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LEADING ROLE

LEADING ROLE — Justyn Johnson, a University of Tennessee at Martin sophomore secondary education major from Union City, is a member of the university’s Call Me MiSTER program. Johnson says the leadership skills he is learning now through the program will help him be an effective role model in his classroom in the future.

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Guy Sutton

Guy Thomas Sutton, 73, of South Fulton died July 15, 2020, at his residence. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Friday at First Baptist Church  Fulton. Visitation will be held from noon until the hour of services Friday at the church. Hornbeak Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements. Published 7.16.20

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Terry J. Oliver

May 13, 1941 – July 04, 2020 Terry J. Oliver, 79 of Gleason, passed away Saturday, July 4, 2020 at his home. Bowlin Funeral Home in Dresden is in charge of arrangements

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Area motorcycle dealership has contracts severed

Contracts Severed — Several black members of area motorcycle clubs held a peaceful protest along the shoulder of West Main Street in front of Abernathy’s in Union City after a racially-charged Facebook post on the owner’s page sparked reactions from community members. As a result, Harley-Davidson Motor Co. and American Honda have severed their contracts with the…

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Danny Wallace Burton

May 04, 1963 – April 26, 2020 Danny Wallace Burton, 56 of Dresden, passed away Sunday, April 26, 2020, at his home. A memorial graveside service will be announced at a later date. Danny was born May 4, 1963, in Wayne, MI, to Marshall Wallace and Nolie May Goodman Burton. Danny is survived by his…

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