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Thomas Ward

SAVANNAH, Tenn. -- Funeral services for Thomas L.J. Ward, 89, were held Wednesday, Nov. 29 at Shackelford Funeral Directors of Savannah, Tenn. Burial followed at the Hollands Creek Cemetery in Savannah, Tenn.

Mr. Ward died Saturday, Nov. 26, 2017. He was born Feb. 14, 1928, in Hardin County, Tenn., the son of the late Frank and Alley Seaton Ward. On Sept. 17, 1955, he was united in marriage to Annie Pearl Qualls, who survives. He attended Cherry Grove Pentecostal Church in Milledgeville, Tenn. He worked at ITT Phone Company, in Corinth, for 24 years.

In addition to his wife of 62 years, he is survived by his daughters, Rebecca Byrd and husband Steve of Midland, Texas and Donna Featherstone and husband George of Savannah, Tenn.; sisters, Hazel Benson and Nollie Ray, both of Savannah, Tenn.; 7 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and 1 great-great-grandchild.

Francis "June" Taylor Mitchell

NEW JOHNSONVILLE, Tenn. -- Funeral services for June Mitchell, 79, were held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 25, at the New Johnsonville First United Methodist Church. Burial was at the First United Methodist Church Cemetery.

Mrs. Mitchell died Friday, Nov. 23, 2017, at St. Thomas West in Nashville, Tenn., after fighting a long battle with lung disease. She lived most of her life in New Johnsonville, Tenn., where she and her husband raised their children and grandchildren, which were the joy of her life. She was loving, kind, humorous, faithful,forgiving, strong and courageous. She was everything to her family. She was a wife, a mother, a grandmother, great grandmother, a friend, a cheerleader, a counselor and she was loved passionately by her family.

She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Jack Mitchell of New Johnsonville, Tenn.; her daughter, Jacquelyn Fox (John) of Sweetwater, Tenn.; sons, Clay Mitchell of Nashville, Tenn., Lee Mitchell (Lizzie) of New Johnsonville, Tenn., and Taylor Mitchell of New Johnsonville, Tenn.; brother, Dick Taylor of South Haven; sisters, Joyce Clements of Dallas, Texas, Janet Strickland of Memphis, Tenn., and Jane Coleman of Memphis, Tenn.; nine grandchildren, Lauren (Nathan), John Michael, Callie (Bo), Sloane, Matt, Alex, Tommy, Cole, and Jordan; and four great-grandchildren, Camden, Eli, Isaiah, and Alia.

Douglas Hall

Funeral services for Douglas Wayne Hall, 77, of Corinth, are set for 11:30 a.m. Monday, Dec. 11, at Magnolia Funeral Home Cha

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Barbara Bennett

Funeral services for Barbara Ann Bennett, 55, of Corinth, are set for 2 p.m. Saturday at Magnolia

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Zudye Belle Willis Smith

RAYMOND — Funeral services for Zudye Belle Willis Smith, 102, will be held at 12 p.m. at

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Florine Taylor

Funeral services for Florine Taylor, 75, are set for 2 p.m. Friday at McPeters Funeral Home.

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Nora Drake Welch

IUKA — Funeral services for Nora Doan Drake Welch, 69, are set for 12 p.m. Saturday at First

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Nora Welch

IUKA — Nora Welch died Monday, Dec. 4, 2017, at her home. Patterson Memorial Chapel will

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Brian Turner

Funeral services for David Brian Turner, 47, of Corinth, were held Monday, Dec. 4 at City of Refuge

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Charles Wayne Wheeler

Funeral services for Charles Wayne Wheeler, 72, of Corinth were held Monday, Dec. 4 at Magnolia

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Dorothy Wilkins

BURNSVILLE -- Funeral services for Dorothy Marie Wilkins, 78, were held Sunday, Dec. 3 at Magnolia

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Judy Hollins

COUNCE, Tenn. -- Judy Bryant Hollins, 67, died Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017, in Corinth. Services will

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Velma Bardin

A memorial service for Velma Bardin, 96, was held Saturday, Dec. 2 at Crossroads Baptist Church

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Mary Payton

Services for Mary Magdalene Payton, 80, of Corinth, were held Sunday, Dec. 3 graveside at Danville

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James Edward Rogers

RIENZI -- Services for James Edward Rogers, 87, were held Saturday, Dec. 2 at Antioch Baptist

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Kenneth 'Kit' Bingham

Funeral services for Kenneth Larry "Kit" Bingham, 54, of Corinth, were held Saturday, Dec. 2 at

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Rodney Nelson

Funeral services for Rodney Tell Nelson, 51, of Corinth, were held Friday, Dec. 1 at Magnolia

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Jay Hill

Funeral services for Jay Cantrell Hill, 33, of Horn Lake, were held Saturday, Dec. 2 at Macedonia

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J.D. Downs

Funeral services for J.D. Downs, 73, of Corinth, was held Thursday, Nov. 30 at Magnolia Funeral

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Pauline Clark

A memorial service for Agnes Pauline Clark, 86, of Corinth, is set for 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9,

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Kristine Chapman

A memorial service for Kristine Chapman, 47, of the Hickory Community, was held Saturday, Dec. 2 at

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Michael Skinner Sr.

OLIVE BRANCH -- Funeral services for Michael Dewayne Skinner Sr., 57, were held Wednesday, Nov. 29

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Charles McCoy

Funeral services for Charles Allen McCoy, 60, of Corinth, were held Wednesday, Nov. 29 at New Hope

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Lory Latch

This will be no visitation or service at this time for Lory Gene Latch, 72. Mr. Latch died

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Frank Jordan

IUKA -- Funeral services for Frank Wade Jordan, 85, were held Monday, Nov. 27 at the Iuka Church of

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James Carlin Jr.

EASTVIEW, Tenn. -- Funeral Services for James Troy Carlin Jr., 88, were held Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017,

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