Inaudia Reed, 96 years, 9 months of Gleason, Tenn., died on July 3,
were at First Baptist Church, Gleason, on July 5, 2014 at 2:00. Bro.
Kenny Carr of Long Heights Baptist Church, McKenzie, officiated the
service and was assisted by Bro. Keith Sumner, First Baptist Church,
Gleason, and Bro. Gary Stafford, Interim Minister of Education,
Second Baptist Church, Union City.
followed in Everett's Chapel Cemetery in McKenzie. The pallbearers
were Roger Reed, Richie Reed, John Robert Reed, Alan Reed, Donald
Dugger, and Pert Pritchett.
Reed was born to William Inaudia and Annie Reed on October 30, 1917
in McKenzie. He lived most of his life in Gleason, but served his
country briefly in Washington, D.C., there he met and married
Florence Etta Barrett from Burgess, Virginia. They were married 68
years. She preceded him in death one and a half years ago, and he has
resided in the Union City Manor in Union City since then. He had one
brother, Rondell Reed, who preceded him in death.
graduated from Gleason High School in 1935, Bethel College in
1941 with a B.S., Peabody College for Teachers with a M.A. in 1950. He
taught Biology, Chemistry, and Gen. Science for 42 years at Gleason
High School. He also served as the girls' basketball coach for
was a member of First Baptist Church, Gleason, TN and taught Sunday
School for many years. He loved the Bethel College Girls' Basketball
team, Tennessee Lady Vols' Basketball team, and the St. Louis
Cardinals. After he retired he became an avid fisherman,
squirrel/quail hunter, and enjoyed gardening and raising cattle.
is survived by one daughter, Patricia Reed Segraves, a son-in-law,
Melton LeRoy Segraves, Union City, and two grandchildren, Chad Alan
Segraves (wife, Leslie) of Chattanooga, and Carrie-Ann Segraves Hogan
(husband, Clay) of Memphis. He was proud of his four surviving
great-grandchildren, Ivy Collier Hogan, David Clay Hogan, Joeli Rae
Segraves, Eden Samuel Segraves, and Joy Neal Segraves who preceded
him in death.
Dwight Carter, 67, of Camden, Tennessee died Wednesday, July 9, 2014
at the Vanderbilt Hospital. Funeral services were conducted on
Sunday, July 13, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Dilday – Carter
Funeral Home. Interment followed in the Bethel Cemetery. Brother
Bryan Oakes and Brother Scott Carter officiated the services.
Carter was born November 19, 1946 in Carroll County, Tennessee, to
the late Gerald and Frances Rich Carter. He was a member of the
Bethel Missionary Baptist Church and a Vietnam Veteran. He was
retired from the Wagner Construction Company where he was a
construction supervisor. Mr. Carter was also a draftsman by trade. He
was preceded in death by a brother, Gerald David “Buddy” Carter,
and three granddaughters, Hope, Hannah and Hallie Ackerman.
is survived by: his wife of 44 years, Diane Bannister Carter; a son,
Courtney Carter, of Knoxville, Tennessee; a daughter, Holly (husband
Jason) Carter Ackerman of Forsyth, Montana; a sister, Janice Carter
Chandler of Camden, Tennessee; and a brother, Ronnie (wife Faye)
Carter, of Huntingdon, Tennessee. He also leaves three grandchildren,
Hunter, Hayden, and Hadley Ackerman, and a host of relatives and
who served were Glendon Rich, Billy Mac Rich, Terry Rich, Joe David
Rich, David Carter, and Jason Hicks. Dilday – Carter Funeral Home
was in charge of arrangements.
Lee “Jeff” Hamlin, 49, of Henry, died Thursday, July 10, 2014.
Funeral services were at Paris Convention Center on Sunday, July 13,
2014. Burial followed at Bethlehem Cemetery in Henry.
married on May 5, 1990 to Kathleen Bell Hamlin, who survives. He
worked over 25 years at the Paris Fire Department and was the
Assistant Fire Chief. He was also the owner and operator of Hamlin
Construction for over 20 years. Jeff enjoyed golf, fishing, rabbit
and turkey hunting. He was born December 26, 1964 in Paris, TN to Lee
Roy and Linda Sue Ford Hamlin, of Henry. Jeff was preceded in death
by a son, Jeffrey Trey Hamlin, October 29, 1992.
his wife and parents, Jeff is also survived by: one daughter, Katelyn
Hamlin of Henry; one son, Ryan (Mandy) Hamlin of Paris; one
brother, Kevin Hamlin of Paris; two grandchildren; a niece;
in-laws, Jerry (Carol) Bell, Sr. of Paris; and many other
extended family and friends.
Foxx Coleman, 80, died Thursday, July 10 at his residence.
Funeral services were Sunday, July 13, 2014 at Brummitt-McKenzie
Funeral Home with Reverend Bobby Conley officiating. Burial followed
at Enon Cemetery.
Coleman, a retiree from State of Tennessee Highway Dept. Engineer
Office, was born on August 14, 1933 in McKenzie to the late Grady and
Mary Morgan Coleman. He was a member of Huntingdon Eastview
Baptist Church and a member of McKenzie Caledonia Lodge 96. He was
preceded in death by his parents, sister Geneva McDonald and two
brothers, William Coleman and Johnny Coleman.
include: his wife of fifty-one years, Sue Sampson Coleman of
McKenzie; daughter, Kim (Toney) Wiggins of Blountsville, AL; two
sons, Phillip Coleman of McKenzie and Doug (Tabitha) Coleman of
Huntingdon; three sisters, Lottye (James) Choate of McKenzie, Rebecca
Rauchle of Union City, and Floy (Everett) Teague of Rosemont, TN;
five grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
1933 - 2014
Jerrell Clayton Newbill 80, of
Trezevant, Tennessee passed away Friday, July 11, 2014 at the
Milan General Hospital.
Funeral services were Sunday, July 13,
2014 at 2:00 PM in the Chapel of Chase Funeral Home. Interment
followed in Union Academy Cemetery. Bro. Darrell Ridgely
officiated the service.
Mr. Newbill was born September 28, 1933 in
Huntingdon, Tennessee to the late Joe and Vivian (Hall) Newbill.
He was a retired carpenter for AMP
Construction, a member of the
Trezevant Church of Christ, and he served in the United States
Army and was a Veteran of the Korean War.
He is survived by two
daughters, Sherry Newbill Dycus (husband Terry) of Huntingdon and
JoKaren Newbill of Linden; one son, Jerry Newbill of
two step sons, Michael Moore of Huntingdon, and Barry Moore (wife
Jennifer) of Clarksburg; one sister, Carolyn Newbill of
two brothers, Giles Newbill (wife Mable) and Terry
Newbill both of Huntingdon, and a very special friend, Jessie
Flowers of Linden. He also
leaves five grandchildren and two great
Halbert Clark, 32, of Cedar Grove, died Saturday, July 5, 2014 at the
Henderson County Community Hospital in Lexington from injuries he
sustained in an automobile accident. Funeral services were conducted
on Saturday, July 12, 2014 in
the Chapel of Chase Funeral Home.
Burial followed in Hopewell Cemetery in Yuma. Pastor Gene Shields
officiated the service.
Mr. Clark was born April 2, 1982 in
Huntingdon. He worked for Carlisle Tire and was a member of the
Hopewell Missionary Baptist Church.
He is survived by: his wife,
Heavenly Gwen Clark; his parents, Halbert and Teresa Clark; one
daughter, Jayla Clark; one son, Jakobe Clark, all of Cedar Grove; two
sisters, Christy Thomas (husband Aloysius) of Lexington, and April
Clark of Cedar Grove; and his maternal grandmother, Virgie Mae Phelps
Tommy Lewis Barker, 75, of
Huntingdon, died Saturday, July 12, 2014 from a tractor accident at
his home. Funeral services were conducted on Monday, July 14,
2014 in the Chapel of Chase Funeral home. Burial followed in the
Union Academy Cemetery with Bro. Kenneth Massey and Bro, Lyn
Stapleton officiating the service.
Mr. Barker was born September
10, 1938 in Carroll County to the late Jeff Blanks Barker and Cecile
May (Newbill) Barker. He had served in the Army and was a retired
Foreman for the Milan Arsenal .He was also preceded in death by one
brother, Mack Barker.
He is survived by: his wife of 53 years,
Dorothy (Hicks) Barker; one daughter, Sonya (Scott) Davis of
Murfreesboro; one son, Bret (Deanna) Barker of Millington; three
sisters, Delois Smothers and Jane (Bill) Hollowell, both of Buena
Vista, and Nancy Roberts of Milan; two brothers, Jimmy (Judy) Barker
and Bud Barker, both of Huntingdon. He also leaves six grandchildren.
Omega Britton, 84, of Bruceton, died Sunday, July 6, 2014 at Life
Care Center in Bruceton. Funeral services were held Tuesday, July 8,
2014 in the chapel of Bruceton Funeral Home with Bro. Troy Redman
officiating. Burial followed at New Prospect Cemetery near Hollow
Britton was born May 6, 1930 in Carroll County to the late Hobert
Clyde Butler and Media Elizda Rhodes Butler. She was a retired
seamstress for H.I.S. Co. and a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist
Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Britton; one
son, William Dale Hammett; two sisters, Maxine Cupples and Edwina
Price; and two brothers, Olan Butler and Loren C. Butler.
is survived by: two daughters, Norma Dean Sanders of Bruceton, and
Mildred Sue Pardue, of Atwood; one son, James Ronald Hammett of
Edinburg, TX; two sisters, Arabia Drinkard of Camden, and Rue-Thell
Bryant of Dyersburg; one brother, Billy Gene Butler of Buena Vista;
12 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
Wesley Lange, 52, of Huntingdon, died Sunday, July 13, 2014 at his
home. Funeral services are Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at 3:00 PM in the
Chapel of Chase Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Sellers Hill
Cemetery. Bro. Tim Rogers will officiate the service. The family will
receive friends in the Chapel of Chase Funeral Home on Wednesday from
10:00 AM until time of service.
Lange was born March 8, 1962 in Chicago, Illinois and was a truck
driver for Central Transport. He was preceded in death by his son,
John “Wes” Wesley Lange II, his father, Robert Lange, and one
brother, Frank Lange.
is survived by: one son, Matt (Ashton) Lange of Columbus,
Mississippi; significant other, Betty Jo Sullivan of Huntingdon; his
mother, Roberta Lange of Westport; three sisters, Barbara Winberry of
Cedar Grove, Peggy Harder and Jenny Lange, both of Huntingdon; Betty
Jo’s children, Brittany (Jeremy) Fowler, Chris Baker, and Jonathan
Sullivan, all of Atwood. He also leaves two grandchildren.
Mae Kirby, 88, of Paducah, Kentucky, died Sunday, July 13, 2014 at
the Lourdes Hospital in Paducah. Memorial graveside funeral services
are Friday, July 18, 2014 at 11:00 AM at the New Liberty Cemetery.
Kirby was born April 21, 1926, in Madison County, Tennessee, to the
late Bernard and Sarah (Pyles) Babb. She was a retired audit clerk
for Sears Roebuck and a member of the First Baptist Church in
Paducah. She was preceded in death by a son, Larry Michael Kirby; an
infant daughter, Freida Dianne Kirby; two sisters, Annie Pearl Elder,
Ruth Haskins; and two brothers, L. B. Babb and Earl Babb.
is survived by: her husband, Lonnie Fred Kirby; a son, Donald Ray
(Debbie) Kirby, of Paducah, KY; and three grandchildren.
MARGARET ELIZABETH CAMPBELL
Elizabeth Campbell was born Oct. 18, 1912 at Keechi, near Chickasha,
Okla., the daughter of Sam R. Estes and Grace Barefoot Estes. She
died July 8, 2014 at Colonial Springs Healthcare Center in Buffalo,
Missouri at the age of 101.
memorial service was held July 12 at Grace Community United Methodist
Church in Buffalo, with her nephew, the Rev. George R. Estes, of
Memphis, Tenn., officiating. A burial service was July 11 at Maple
Wood Cemetery in Harrision, Ark.
graduated from high school in Rocky, Okla. in 1930 and attended
Southwest Oklahoma Teachers College in Weatherford before taking her
first teaching position in East St. Louis, Ill. She later attended
the Texas State College for Women.
was united in marriage with Thomas H. Campbell on June 20, 1935 in
Ralls, Tex. Thomas was a widower with a five-year-old daughter, Jo
Nell. This union produced three children, Sam, Tom and Paul.
1944 Thomas accepted the position of dean of the Cumberland
Presbyterian Theological Seminary in McKenzie, and he also was
briefly dean of Bethel College on the same campus. He later was
president of the seminary. In 1945 Margaret earned her four-year
degree at Bethel.
taught English at Bethel College and later the fourth grade at
McKenzie Elementary. Following that she taught high school English
and fifth grade and seventh grade in the Atwood school district for
1964 the seminary was moved to Memphis and renamed the Memphis
Theological Seminary. Margaret was thinking of taking a year off from
teaching, but received a call from an official of the Memphis School
District asking her to teach special education, something she had
never done. She accepted the challenge while at the same time taking
18 hours of special education courses at the University of Memphis.
She ultimately taught special education for nine years.
Thomas retired from the seminary in 1973, Margaret also retired from
teaching, and they moved to Harrison, Ark. where Thomas was pastor of
the Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Following Thomas’ death in
1989, Margaret remained in Harrison, then moved to Platte City,
Missouri in 1993. She moved to Buffalo, Missouri in 2004.
was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas H. Campbell; their
daughter, Jo Nell Reynolds; her brother, Loyce Estes; and their
grandson, Terry Reynolds.
include three sons: Samuel H. Campbell, and Helen, of Rocky Mount,
Va.; Thomas D. Campbell and Linda, of Calico Rock, Ark.; and Paul D.
Campbell and Rebecca, of Buffalo, Missouri;
siblings: sister Malnor Arthur, of Borger, Tex.; brother Sam Estes
Jr., of Lubbock, Tex.; brother David Estes and Maxine, of Flemington,
Missouri; sister Olive Boston, of Fort Worth, Tex.; and brother Clay
Estes and Jeanne, of Marshall, Tex.;
Jim Reynolds, of Raymore, Missouri; Tom Reynolds, of Lee’s Summit,
Missouri; Don Reynolds, of Odessa, Missouri; David Campbell and Kate
Perry, of Rocky Mount, Va.; Kelly Shanton, of Knoxville; Kim Byars,
of Memphis; Kristen Bush, of Memphis; Justin Campbell, of Ballwin,
Missouri; Ruth Bremer, of Dillon, Colo.; and Jeffrey Campbell, of
Jefferson City, Missouri.
great grandchildren and six great, great grandchildren.
Otterness Funeral Home, Buffalo, assisted in the service.
can be to Thomas H. and Margaret E. Campbell Edowment Fund for
scholarships for Cumberland Presbyterian seminary students at the
Memphis Theological Seminary, 168 East Parkway South, Memphis, TN
Tenn. - Services for Evia Vernelle “Nell” Harper, 88, are
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. at Grace Baptist Church in
McKenzie with Brother Fred Morris and Brother Gary Greer
officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Olivet Cemetery.
family will receive friends on Tuesday, July 15, 2014 from 5:00
p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home and Wednesday,
July 16, 2014 from noon until service time at 2:00 p.m. at Grace
Baptist Church. Mrs. Harper, a retired forelady supervisor at
Gaines Manufacturing Company, died Sunday, July 13, 2014 at McKenzie
was born on January 7, 1926 in McKenzie near Pea Ridge to Ivy
Randolph and Evia Louneattie Mann Bunn. She was a member of Grace
Baptist Church, a member of the Harmony Sunday School Class,
life member of VFW Ladies Auxiliary, a Relay For Life supporter, and
a baker of cakes for the last 10 years used for benefits and for her
customers. She was preceded in death by her parents, her
husband of 50 years, Alfred Harper, who died in 1997, a sister, Mae
Bunn Cobb, and a brother, Doyle Bunn.
include a son, James Lonnie Harper of McKenzie, two grandsons, and a
brother, Jamie Bunn of Camden, TN.
family has asked to please consider memorial can be made to Grace
Baptist Church or Carroll North Relay for Life.
Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.