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Area Obituaries

Anita Long

August 15, 2022

Anita Lavon Long, 60, of Union City passed away 8:35 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 11, 2022, at Fulton Nursing & Rehab Center. Memorial services were conducted 3 p.m. Sunday at Mt. Ararat Cumberland Presbyterian Church near Troy. Brother Johnie Dalton officiated. Burial was in Mt. Ararat Cemetery. Edmaiston Mosley Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.…

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Willa Curry

August 15, 2022

Willa Jean Curry, 74, of Kenton died Aug. 13, 2022, at her home. There will be no services. Edmaiston Mosley Funeral Home is in charge of cremation arrangements.   Publish in The Messenger Online 8.15.22

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Robert Goebel

August 15, 2022

Robert M. Goebel, 87, a resident of Union City, died Aug. 11, 2022, at his home. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at White-Ranson Funeral Home. The Rev. Mike Davis will officiate. Burial will follow in Fremont Cemetery. Friends will serve as pallbearers. Visitation will be held 10 a.m. until the hour…

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Mark Anderson

August 15, 2022

Mark Anderson, 61, a resident of Ashland, Miss., died Aug. 11, 2022, at his residence. A memorial service was held 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 14, 2022, at Ashland Baptist Church in Ashland. Visitation was to be held 11 a.m. until the hour of services today at White & Mahon Funeral Home. Funeral services were to…

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Hayward Laster

August 11, 2022

Hayward Laster, 83, of Union City passed away at his home surrounded by his family on Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2022. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday at Exchange Street Church of Christ. Rob Laster will officiate. Burial will follow in Antioch Cemetery near Hornbeak. Visitation will be held at the church…

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Tommy Bennett

August 11, 2022

Thomas “Tommy” Clark Bennett, 79, of Fulton died Aug. 8, 2022, at Baptist Hospital East-Memphis. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Friday in the funeral chapel of Hornbeak Funeral Home, with burial to follow in the Pleasant View Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be held at the funeral home from 6-8 p.m. today.   Published…

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Jeremy Alexander

August 11, 2022

Jeremy Scott Alexander, 44, of Camden died Aug. 8, 2022, at West Tennessee Healthcare Camden Hospital. Services will be held at noon Saturday at Brooks Chapel Kingdom Harvest Church in South Fulton. Interment will follow in Obion County Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the hour of services Saturday at the…

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Anita Strain

August 11, 2022

Anita Strain, 78, of Obion died Aug. 10, 2022, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union City. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by White & Mahon Funeral Home in Troy.   Published in The Messenger 8.11.22

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Randy Joe Nipp

August 11, 2022

Randy Joe Nipp left this earth and entered his heavenly home on Aug. 4, 2022, after a lengthy battle with cancer. He leaves behind his wife of 20 years, Rebecca Nipp; his mother, Patsy Blakemore; his brother, Timothy (Carolyn) Nipp; his mother-in-law, Carolyn Booker; his sister-in-law, Deborah (David) Elston; brother-in-law, Michael (Elsie) Booker; nephews, Andrew…

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Pamela Johns

August 11, 2022

Graveside Service for Pamela Jean Johns age 74 of Dresden, TN, will be held Friday August 12th at 11 a.m. at Hornbeak Cemetery in Greenfield, TN. Visitation will begin Thursday evening at Williams Funeral Home going from 4 pm to 7pm. Pamela is survived by her husband Douglas Johns of Dresden, TN, son Marty Hoots,…

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Laura Duerr

August 11, 2022

Miss Laura Jo Duerr, age 71 of Martin, TN, died Tuesday, 08/09/2022, at her home in Martin. Murphy Funeral Home is in charge of cremation arrangements. Miss Duerr was a retired business manager and an accountant; she was of the Catholic faith. Miss Duerr is survived by her brothers, Andrew (Lisa) Duerr, Cordova, TN, and…

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Gloria Parker

August 10, 2022

Gloria Parker, 82, of Cordova passed away 12:50 p.m. Monday, Aug. 8, 2022, at AHC Union City. Memorial graveside services will be held at a later date at Forest Hill Cemetery in Memphis. Edmaiston Mosley Funeral Home is in charge of cremation arrangements. Gloria was born May 19, 1940, in Memphis, daughter of the late…

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