|Mary Ruth Devault
MCKENZIE: Services for Mary Ruth Devault, 84,
were held at 1:00 p.m., Monday, February 12 at Brummitt Funeral Home with
Brothers Dennis Trull, O. M. Dangeau, and E. G. Sims officiating. Burial
followed in Mount Olivet Cemetery.
Mrs. Devault, a curator and genealogist at the
Gordon Browning Museum in McKenzie, died Saturday, February 10 at Methodist
Hospital in McKenzie of cancer.
She was born January 24, 1917 in Truax, Saskatchewan,
Canada, to the late Ethel Coleman Trawick and J. A. (Lonnie) Trawick. She
was a member of First Baptist Church, Daughters of the American Revolution
(DAR), past member of BPW, member of the Bethel College Alumni Association,
and founding member of the Carroll County Historical Society.
She is survived by a daughter and a son, Elaine
Devault of McKenzie and James Devault of Merritt Island, Florida and two
sisters, Elva O'Neill of McLemoresville and Ann Beckman of Davenport, Iowa.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Julian
Hicks Devault; a daughter Mary Julian Devault, who died January 21, 1947;
one sister, Nita Mae Girard; four half-sisters Ethel King, Blanche Hill,
Ena Jones and Edna Dowdy and three brothers, Archie Trawick, Glen Trawick,
and Robert Trawick.
Joe David Prichard
MURRAY, KENTUCKY: Services for Joe David Prichard,
68, were at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, February 15 at Murray-Calloway Funeral
Home with John Dale and Garry Evans officiating, Burial was in Memorial
Mr. Prichard died Tuesday, February 13 at Murray
Calloway County Hospital.
He was the son of the late Fred Prichard and
Mabel Reeves Prichard. He moved to Murray in 1987 from Hollow Rock. He
was a 30-year veteran of the army and a member of the Glendale Road Church
Survivors include two stepsons, Don Scott of
Murray and Bob Scott of Jacksonville, Florida; four stepdaughters, Sarah
Joyce Place and Mae Jean Holland, both of Huntingdon, Lesa Kee and Theresa
Washum, both of Murray; three brothers, Mac Prichard of Camden, Wayne Prichard
of McLemoresville and James Prichard of Springville; a sister, Mary Joyce
Sellers of McKenzie; eleven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to
the Relay for Life Cancer Fund.
Joseph Edward McClure, Sr.
PARIS: Services for Joseph Edward McClure, Sr.,
67, will be at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, February 21 at McEvoy's Chapel in
Paris with the Revs. Steve Gallimore, Brian Anderson and Gary S. Collier
officiating. Burial will be in Birds Creek Cemetery.
Mr. McClure died Sunday, February 18 at his home.
He was born September 19, 1933 in Paris to the
late Henry A. McClure and Lillie Hale McClure. Mr. McClure was the owner
of Vacuum Sales and Service of Paris and was associated with Kirby Vacuum
Cleaner Sales and Service for over 30 years in Henry county. He was the
former owner and operator of the Dinner Bell Restaurant, formerly of Paris,
and former manager of Briarwood Inn in McKenzie; was a member of the R.L.D.S.
Church and a Korean War veteran, serving in the U. S. Army.
Survivors include a daughter, Casi Marie McClure
of Huntingdon; two sons, Joseph Edward McClure, Jr. of Paris and Steven
C. McClure of Huntingdon; two sisters, Virginia Hankins of McKenzie and
Kathleen Garner of Phoenix, Arizona; two brothers, (H. A.) Jay McClure
of Denver, Colorado and Tom McClure of Knoxville; seven grandchildren and
two great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
A daughter, Rita McClure and a brother, Garbo
McClure, preceded him in death.
William Earl Reeves
FRIENDSHIP: Services for William Earl Reeves,
67, formerly of Huntingdon, died Thursday, February 15 at the Life Care
Center in Bruceton. Funeral services were conducted on Sunday, February
18 at 2:00 p.m. in the Dilday Funeral Home Chapel. Interment followed in
the First Christian Cemetery in Crockett Mills.
Mr. Reeves, the son of the late Felix Houston
and Sidney Hale Reeves, was born May 30, 1933 in Lexington. He was a truck
driver of Co-Op, a navy veteran and a member of the National Guard.
He is survived by his wife, Charlotte Reeves;
one daughter, Suedean Smothers of Huntingdon; three sons, Tim Reeves of
Huntingdon, David Reeves of Lansing, Michigan, and Christopher Reeves of
Crockett Mills; one stepdaughter, Sherrel Stutts of Murdian, Mississippi
and a stepson, Stephen Stutts of Crockett Mills; five sisters, Wilma Grant
and Lessie Carden, both of Clarksburg, Marie Bobo of McKenzie, Dorothy
Russell of Lorel, Mississippi and Loretta McCay of New Johnsonville; one
brother, Felix (Junior) Reeves of Huntingdon and six grandchildren.
Hazel Rich Rowlette
HUNTINGDON: Mrs. Hazel Rich Rowlette, 70, died
Saturday, February 17 at the Methodist LeBonheur Hospital. Funeral services
were conducted at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, February 20 in the Dilday Funeral
Home Chapel. Interment followed in the Palmer Shelter Cemetery.
Mrs. Rowlette was born November 18, 1930 to the
late Forrest and Altie Cash Rich.
She is survived by one daughter, Susie Clifft
of Decaturville; two sons, Charles Ricky Dickerson of Lexington and Lee
W. Rowlette, Jr. of Murfreesboro; one sister, Doris Hilliard of Huntingdon;
one brother, Gene Rich of Huntingdon; eleven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Connie Jean Stanford
HUNTINGDON: Mrs. Connie Jean Stanford, 52, died
Tuesday, February 13 at the Baptist Memorial Hospital. Graveside services
were conducted at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, February 15 at Hampton Cemetery.
She is survived by two sons, Robert Harden of
Huntingdon and Eddie Harden of Beaver Dam, Wisconsin; two sisters, Vickie
Richardson of Birmingham, Alabama and Mary Lopez of Chicago, Illinois;
two brothers, Bennie Avery of Huntingdon and James Avery of Jasper, Alabama
and two grandchildren.
Dilday Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.
Linvelle Richard Williams, Jr.
HUNTINGDON: Mr. Linvelle Richard Williams, Jr.,
43, died Sunday, February 18 at his home. Funeral services will be conducted
on Thursday, February 22 at the Cridersville Baptist Church in Lima, Ohio
with Reverends Eddie Wireman and Les Wireman officiating. Interment will
follow in the Ward Cemetery.
Mr. Williams was born July 31, 1957 in Lima,
Ohio. He was a logger and a member of the Baptist Church. He was preceded
in death by his father, Linvelle Williams, who died in 1987.
He is survived by his wife, Rosie Ball Williams;
three daughters, Wendy Williams of Orange, Texas, Jackie Ball and Brandy
Ball, both of Huntingdon; four sons, Keith Williams and Kenny Wright, both
of Huntingdon and Jason Ball and Shane Williams, both of Lima, Ohio; his
mother, Mildred Williams of Huntingdon; six sisters, Mary Driggers of Hollow
Rock, Nancy Hall, Ruby Davis and Loretta Williamson, all of Huntingdon,
Vickie Emmons and Sally Hilyard, both of Lima, Ohio; a brother, Robert
Williams of Lima, Ohio and five grandchildren.
Dilday Funeral Home was in charge of local arrangements.
COTTAGE GROVE: Robert Royce Garrett, 66, died
Wednesday, February 14 at Henry County Medical Center. Services were at
1:00 p.m., Friday, February 16 at Ridgeway Funeral Home. Burial was in
Born April 9, 1934, in Rutherford, he was a son
of Modelle Pennington Garrett of Paris and the late Robert Carmon Garrett.
He was married February 13, 1954 to the former
Betty Jean Guthrie, who survives.
Garrett was the retired owner and truck driver
for Garrett Trucking Co.
In addition to his wife and mother, he is survived
by four sons, Mike Garrett, Leslie Garrett and Ricky Garrett, all of Cottage
Grove and David Garrett of McKenzie; one sister, Diane Shankle of Cottage
Grove; one brother, Ronnie Garrett of Michigan, four grandchildren; five
great-grandchildren and two step-grandchildren. He was also preceded in
death by a sister, Dixie Garrett at age three and a step-great-grandchild.
Gracie E. Donohue Bittle
HEBER SPRINGS, ARKANSAS: Gracie E. Donohue Bittle,
84, died Monday, February 12. She was born March 31, 1916 at Madelia in
Cleburne County. She was the daughter of John Harris and Mary Jane Milam
Donohue. She was preceded in death by six brothers and three sisters. She
was the widow of Easel W. Bittle. Mrs. Bittle was a very active member
of Hopewell Primitive Baptist Church.
She is survived by four daughters and sons-in-law,
Easelene and Robert Cordova of Heber Springs, Arkansas, Dean and Lynn Cothren
of Rose Bud, Arkansas, Lavelle and Pat McGary of Heber Springs, Arkansas
and Glenda and Bill Koen of Mt. Home, Arkansas; ten grandchildren, ten
great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren; one sister, Essie
Burroughs of Gravesville, Arkansas and a host of nieces and nephews.
Funeral serves were held at Olmstead Chapel on
Thursday, February 15 at 11:00 a.m. with Elder James Isaacs, Elder Jim
Turner, Jr. and Elder Danny Adcock officiating. Interment was in the Cleburne
County Memorial Gardens.
MCKENZIE: Services for Ula Catheryn Nanney, 66,
were at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, February 15 at Brummitt Funeral Home in McKenzie.
Burial was in the Henry Cemetery in Henry.
Ms. Nanney, a homemaker and a retired cook, died
Monday, February 12 at McKenzie Methodist Hospital of heart failure.
She was born February 13, 1934 in Paris to the
late Lena Belle Wallace Tuck and J. B. Tuck.
She is survived by three daughters and a son,
Nancy Nanney, Carolyn H. Horton, Rhonda N. Bond, all of McKenzie and Ben
Nanney, Jr. of Paris; five sisters, Evaleane Brockwell of Paris, Gladys
Bell and Faye Ellis, both of Henry, Dortha Pereide of Lansing, Michigan
and Jleane Sills of Algiers, Michigan; and five grandchildren and three
step-grandchildren. A sister, Sarah Louise Tuck also preceded her in death.
MCKENZIE: Services for Maxine P. Beal Hopper,
90, were at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, February 17 at Brummitt Funeral Home
with the Rev. Dennis Beal officiating. Burial was in the Jones Cemetery
Mrs. Hopper died Tuesday, February 13 at Heartland
Health Center in Battle Creek, Michigan of heart failure.
She was born August 24, 1910 in Wildersville
to the late Jessie Parker and Joe Parker. She was also preceded in
death by her husbands, Otto Beal and Samuel Hopper and two sons, John Thomas
Beal and Terry Hopper.
She is survived by a daughter and two sons, Lucille
Crocker and Joe Beal, both of McKenzie and Jim Beal of Battle Creek, Michigan;
four sisters, JoEllen Parker, Faustine Alton, Louise Abbott and Juanita
Beal; fourteen grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association.
CAMDEN: Services for George Byron Shull,
43, were at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, February 18 at First Methodist Church in
Ridgely. Burial was in the New Haven Cemetery in Ridgely.
Mr. Shull, a diesel mechanic for Thompson Machinery,
died Wednesday, February 14 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in
Nashville of cancer.
He is survived by his mother, Wilma Shull of
Ridgeley; two sisters and three brothers, Karen Shull Small of Nashville,
Caroline Shull Alexander of Atwood, Dwight Shull of Tiptonville, Mark A.
Shull of Crystal Springs, Mississippi and David M. Shull of Memphis.
Stockdale-Malin Funeral Home was in charge of
MCKENZIE: Services for Tonya Nicole McMackin,
15, were at 3:00 p.m., Friday, February 16 at McKenzie Church of Christ
with Bro. Jim Roberts officiating. Burial was in the Mount Olivet Cemetery.
Tonya Nicole, a student at McKenzie High School,
died Tuesday, February 13 of injuries received in an automobile accident.
She is survived by her parents, Linda Rainey
McMackin and Tim McMackin, both of McKenzie; a brother, Brian McMackin
of McKenzie and her grandparents, Hazel Rainey and Dorris and Pat Rainey,
all of McKenzie and Wallace and Ada McMackin of Hollow Rock.
Brummitt Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.
MCKENZIE: Services for Mary Mildred Gurley, 88,
were held at noon, Monday, February 19 at Brummitt Funeral Home. Burial
was in the Memory Hill Gardens in Memphis.
Mrs. Gurley, a homemaker, died Saturday, February
17, at McKenzie Healthcare of cancer.
She was born September 24, 1912 in McKenzie to
the late Pearl Lewis Copper and Calvin C. Copper. She was a member of First
She was preceded in death by her husband, Lemuel
H. Gurley. She is survived by a daughter and two sons, Judy Benford and
Tommy Gurley, both of Memphis and J. C. Joyner of McKenzie; three brothers,
Hulon Copper, Carl Copper and Lewis Copper, all of McKenzie; three grandchildren
and twelve great-grandchildren.
BRUCETON: Services for Polly Lane, 62, will be
at 2:00 p.m, Wednesday, February 21 at Faith Baptist Church in Hollow Rock.
Burial will be in Hebron Methodist Church Cemetery near Hollow Rock.
Mrs. Lane, a bookkeeper, died Sunday, February
18 at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital.
She was a member of Faith Baptist Church, where
she served as a Sunday School teacher and she was assistant director of
the Benton-Carroll WMU.
Survivors include her husband, Billy Lane; a
daughter, Anita McCaig of Hermitage; and a sister, Catherine Gershon of
Bruceton Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.
Ruth Marr Davidson
MARTIN: Services for Ruth Marr Davidson, 65,
will be at 1:00 p.m., February 21 at Murphy Funeral Home with the Rev.
John Earl Hazlewood officiating. Burial will be in the East Side Cemetery.
Mrs. Davidson, a homemaker and caregiver, died
Sunday, February 18 at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital.
She was born October 18, 1935 in Weakley County
to the late Emmett Derrioll Marr and Annie Lee Doster Marr.
Survivors include her husband, Eugene Davidson;
a son, Derrill Davidson of Finley; a brother, Wayne Marr of McKenzie; there
sisters, Mary Ann Harris of Clarksville, Wandy Foster of McKenzie and Josephine
Watts of Martin and one granddaughter.
She was also preceded in death by a brother,
Henry Marr and two sisters, Martha Sue Milliken and Virginia Cobb.