Area Obituaries

Bob Keathley

December 23, 2013

Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Second Baptist Church in Union City. Dr. Jerrell White and the Revs. Jerry Leggett and Jon Cawley will officiate. Burial will be in Obion County Memorial Gardens. His grandchildren will serve as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be employees of Mr. Keathley’s businesses and members of the Trail Blazers…

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James Cannon

December 20, 2013

James Cannon, 58, of Milan, died Dec. 10, 2013 at his residence. Services were held at 2 p.m. Dec. 21 at Father’s House Church in Trenton.

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Ola Brown

December 19, 2013

Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Brooks Chapel Freewill Baptist Church, with interment following in East View Cemetery. Friends may call at Rawls Funeral Home in Union City 6-8 p.m. Friday.

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William Heacock

December 19, 2013

The family will receive friends 5-7 p.m. Thursday at Edmaiston-Mosley Funeral Home. He was born March 10, 1933, in Sullivan, Ill., son of the late Josephine (Ashby) and William Earl Heacock Sr. He married the former Sue McNaughton Nov. 15, 1963. She died March 27, 2013. He  had been employed at the former Brown Shoe…

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Doris Bradberry

December 19, 2013

Doris Marlene Bradberry, 80, of Sharon, died Dec. 17, 2013 at Volunteer Community Hospital in Martin. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Williams Funeral Home of Sharon.

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Bethany Mills

December 19, 2013

Mrs. Bethany Ann Scott Mills, 22, of Martin, died Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013 at her residence. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Bowlin Funeral Home Chapel of Dresden.

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Dorothy Larson

December 18, 2013

Mrs. Dorothy Christine Morris Larson, 86, of Martin, died Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2013 at the Weakley County Rehab and Nursing Center in Dresden. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Murphy Funeral Home Chapel in Martin.

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James Turner

December 17, 2013

Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Living Word Church in Hornbeak, with the Rev. Archie Larry officiating, assisted by the Rev. Ruth Green. Burial will follow in Antioch Cemetery near Hornbeak. Friends may call at the church 5-9 p.m. today. Cryer Funeral Home in Obion is in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers will be Ricky…

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Esther Reeves

December 17, 2013

Services will be 3 p.m. Saturday at White & Mahon Funeral Home in Troy, with Jimmy Smith officiating. Burial will follow in Troy’s Terrace Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. until the hour of services Saturday at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be David Hart, Tony Hunt, Bart Orr, Tim McCorkle,…

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Mike Newsom

December 17, 2013

At the request of Michael, cremation has taken place. Services will be announced at a later date, according to a family member. He was born Nov. 24, 1954, in Obion County, son of the late Dewey and Nora (Milton) Newsom. He was a resident of Madison, where he had lived for 35 years and had…

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Thomas “Gene” Sims

December 17, 2013

Thomas Eugene “Gene” Sims, 87, of Greenfield, died Dec. 15, 2013 at Volunteer Community Hospital in Martin. Services will be held at 3 p.m. today (Tuesday) at Williams Funeral Home Chapel in Greenfield.

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Dr. Jim Taylor

December 17, 2013

Services will be held at First United Methodist Church at 11 a.m. Tuesday, with Dr. Rob Martin of First United Methodist Church and Dr. Scott Fowler of Spring Creek Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Montevallo, Ala., officiating. Burial will follow immediately after at Hillcrest Memorial Park. Arrangements are being handled by McEvoy Funeral Home in Paris.…

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