Area Obituaries

Nathan Wilkins

July 9, 2013

Completed arrangements are being announced for Nathan Herman Wilkins, 73, of Union City, who died June 27, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis. Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Brown Chapel AME Church, with the Rev. Clay Holiday officiating. Burial will follow in East View Cemetery. Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Friday at…

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Pete Glover

July 9, 2013

Anthony Wayne “Pete” Glover, 55, of Union City died 7:30 p.m. July 5, 2013, at Union City Manor Nursing Home. Graveside services were set for 2 p.m. today at Stanley’s Cemetery near Union City. The Rev. J.T. Brown was to officiate. Edmaiston-Mosley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. He was born Feb. 11, 1958,…

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Mattie Hill

July 9, 2013

Mattie Pauline Hill, 82, of Obion died June 29, 2013, at her home. A memorial service is planned for 1 p.m. Saturday at Cryer Funeral Home in Obion, with the Rev. Marshall Easley officiating. Friends may call at the funeral home from noon-1 p.m. Saturday. She was born Aug. 6, 1930, daughter of the late…

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Larry Cochran

July 9, 2013

Larry James Cochran Sr., 67, of Rutherford, formerly of Union City, died July 5, 2013, at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. Services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at White-Ranson Funeral Home, with the Rev. Shannon Saliba officiating. Burial will follow in Dyer Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home 4-7 p.m. Saturday. Pallbearers will be…

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Louise Hagan

July 9, 2013

Mary Louise “Tootie” Hagan, 97, of Elkmont, Ala., a former resident of Union City, did July 4, 2013, at the home of her daughter, Mary Margaret (Hagan) Wait in Elkmont. Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at White-Ranson Funeral Home, with burial following in East View Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from…

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Edward Busby

July 9, 2013

Edward Busby, 65, of Hickman, Ky., died July 2, 2013, at Parkway Regional Hospital in Fulton. Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Strong Funeral Home in Hickman, with burial following in Hickman City Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home this evening from 6-8 and on Saturday from 9 a.m. until the hour…

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Billie Robey

July 9, 2013

Billie Robey, 89, of South Fulton died 9:30 p.m. July 4, 2013, at VanAyer Manor in Martin. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Edmaiston-Mosley Funeral Home.

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Iris Wilder

July 2, 2013

Iris Bateman Wilder, born April 3, 1922, passed away June 29, 2013, at Kirby Pines Manor. She was the mother of Bill Wilder of Rives. Services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Memphis Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens on Germantown Road, with burial in Memphis Memory Gardens.  a The family will receive friends Tuesday evening…

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George W. Hendon

July 2, 2013

George W. Hendon, 88, of Union City died 1:05 p.m. June 30, 2013, in the emergency room at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union City. Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at East View Cemetery. The Rev. Jerry Leggett will officiate. Pallbearers will be David Critchlow Jr., Scott Critchlow, Chris Douglas, David Harrison, Jim Harrison, Tony Harrison…

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Sanford “Sandy” Truitt

July 2, 2013

Sanford “Sandy” M. Truitt, DDS, died Saturday, June 29, 2013 at Vanderbilt Hospital in Nashville. Services were held at 11 a.m. today (Tuesday) at First United Methodist Church in Martin with Rev. Randy Cooper officiating. Burial was in East Side Cemetery in Martin with Murphy Funeral Home of Martin in charge of the arrangements. Bob…

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Van Chandler

July 2, 2013

Van Reid Chandler Jr., 64, of Martin, died Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at his residence. Services were held at 11 a.m. Friday at Murphy Funeral Home Chapel in Martin with Rev. Mace Jett officiating. Burial was in East Side Cemetery, Martin. John Chandler, Gordy Brown, Mike Higgs, John Lifsey, Steve Gale and Sammy Liles served…

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Douglas Jones

July 2, 2013

Douglas Jones, 76, of Gleason, died June 30, 2013. Services will be held at 1 p.m. today (Tuesday) at Gleason First Baptist Church with Williams Funeral Home of Gleason in charge of the arrangements. Online tributes may be left at williamsfhofgreenfieldandgleasonandsharon.com.

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