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Thursday, January 13, 2022
Willie Joe Hardaway
Willie Hardaway's passing on Wednesday, December 22, 2021 has been publicly announced by Harrison's Memorial Chapel Inc in Memphis, TN. Legacy invites you to offer condolences and share memories of Willie in the Guest Book below. The most recent obituary and service information is... Read More
Harrison's Memorial Chapel Inc
Published in Harrison's Memorial Chapel Inc on Jan. 13, 2022.
Wednesday, December 15, 2021
Freeman Rhyne Jr.
Freeman Rhyne's passing has been publicly announced by Harrison's Memorial Chapel Inc in Memphis, TN. Legacy invites you to offer condolences and share memories of Freeman in the Guest Book below. The most recent obituary and service information is available at the Harrison's Memorial... Read More
Harrison's Memorial Chapel Inc
Published in Harrison's Memorial Chapel Inc on Dec. 15, 2021.
Thursday, November 25, 2021
Betty James Parham
Betty James Parham's passing has been publicly announced by Harrison's Memorial Chapel Inc in Memphis, TN. Legacy invites you to offer condolences and share memories of Betty in the Guest Book below. The most recent obituary and service information is available at the Harrison's Memorial... Read More
Harrison's Memorial Chapel Inc
Published in Harrison's Memorial Chapel Inc on Nov. 25, 2021.
Wednesday, November 3, 2021
Patricia Mathes Tyus
Patricia Mathes Tyus's passing has been publicly announced by Lea & Simmons Funeral Home in Brownsville, TN. Legacy invites you to offer condolences and share memories of Patricia in the Guest Book below. The most recent obituary and service information is available at the Lea... Read More
Lea & Simmons Funeral Home
Published in Lea & Simmons Funeral Home on Nov. 3, 2021.
Tuesday, November 2, 2021
Tyrone Tidwell
Tyrone Tidwell's passing has been publicly announced by Harrison's Memorial Chapel Inc in Memphis, TN. Legacy invites you to offer condolences and share memories of Tyrone in the Guest Book below. The most recent obituary and service information is available at the Harrison's Memorial... Read More
Harrison's Memorial Chapel Inc
Published in Harrison's Memorial Chapel Inc on Nov. 2, 2021.
Saturday, October 16, 2021
Robert Nicholus Graves
Robert Graves's passing has been publicly announced by Harrison's Memorial Chapel Inc in Memphis, TN. Legacy invites you to offer condolences and share memories of Robert in the Guest Book below. The most recent obituary and service information is available at the Harrison's Memorial... Read More
Harrison's Memorial Chapel Inc
Published in Harrison's Memorial Chapel Inc on Oct. 16, 2021.
Monday, September 13, 2021
Laura Etta Wright Jones
Laura Wright Jones's passing has been publicly announced by Harrison's Memorial Chapel Inc in Memphis, TN. Legacy invites you to offer condolences and share memories of Laura in the Guest Book below. The most recent obituary and service information is available at the Harrison's Memorial... Read More
Harrison's Memorial Chapel Inc
Published in Harrison's Memorial Chapel Inc on Sep. 13, 2021.
Saturday, August 14, 2021
Larry Pittman
Larry Pittman's passing has been publicly announced by RS Lewis & Sons Funeral Home - Walnut in Memphis, TN. Legacy invites you to offer condolences and share memories of Larry in the Guest Book below. The most recent obituary and service information is available at the RS Lewis... Read More
RS Lewis & Sons Funeral Home - Walnut
Published in RS Lewis & Sons Funeral Home - Walnut on Aug. 14, 2021.
Thursday, July 1, 2021
John Toles
John Toles's passing has been publicly announced by High Point Funeral Home & Crematorium in Memphis, TN. Legacy invites you to offer condolences and share memories of John in the Guest Book below. The most recent obituary and service information is available at the High Point... Read More
High Point Funeral Home & Crematorium
Published in High Point Funeral Home & Crematorium on Jul. 1, 2021.
Saturday, May 29, 2021
Gregory Sims
Gregory Sims Memphis - Age 67, passed away May 28, 2021. Serenity Funeral Home. 901-379-0861 Read More
Serenity Funeral Home
Published in The Commercial Appeal from May 29 to May 30, 2021.
Monday, May 17, 2021
Reverend Evans
Reverend Evans's passing has been publicly announced by Harrison's Memorial Chapel Inc in Memphis, TN. Legacy invites you to offer condolences and share memories of Reverend in the Guest Book below. The most recent obituary and service information is available at the Harrison's Memorial... Read More
Harrison's Memorial Chapel Inc
Published in Harrison's Memorial Chapel Inc on May 17, 2021.
Thursday, May 13, 2021
Randy Rochelle Norris
Randy Rochelle Norris 58, 07-May, Harrison's Memorial Chapel, Inc. Read More
Harrison's Memorial Chapel Inc
Published in The Commercial Appeal from May 13 to May 14, 2021.
Saturday, May 1, 2021
Erica Warren
Erica Warren Memphis 44, 28-Apr, EH Ford Mortuary. Read More
E. H. Ford Mortuary - MEMPHIS
Published in The Commercial Appeal from May 1 to May 2, 2021.
Thursday, April 15, 2021
Mary Alice Ray Wilson Fanion
Mary Alice Ray Wilson Fanion Germantown - Mary Alice Ray Wilson Fanion died peacefully surrounded by her family on April 11, 2021 in Germantown, Tennessee. Mary was born on June 27, 1950 to the late Mrs. Ruth Ray Golden and the late Mr. Harvey Lee Simmons, Sr. and raised in the... Read More
Serenity Funeral Home
Published in The Commercial Appeal from Apr. 15 to Apr. 22, 2021.
Monday, April 12, 2021
Herman Lee Hudson
Herman Lee Hudson Mr. Herman Lee Hudson, 74, a United States Army Veteran, a dynamic golfer, a proud graduate of Melrose High School, and a member of Central Area Church of Christ, transitioned on Friday, March 26, 2021, at St. Francis Hospital, Memphis. Herman was a people person... Read More
Harrison's Memorial Chapel Inc
Published in The Commercial Appeal from Apr. 12 to Apr. 13, 2021.
Monday, March 8, 2021
Keith S. Bridgeforth
Keith S. Bridgeforth Memphis - Keith S. Bridgeforth transitioned to eternal life on February 28, 2021 in Memphis, TN at 65 years of age. He was a proud graduate of Melrose High School, Class of 1973, and matriculated at St. Louis University and University of Memphis. He was a member... Read More
RS Lewis & Sons Funeral Home - Walnut
Published in The Commercial Appeal from Mar. 8 to Mar. 9, 2021.
Tuesday, November 17, 2020
Charles Edward Banks
Charles Edward Banks 1941-2020 Charles Edward Banks, 79, born March 6, 1941, in Memphis, TN to the late Elder William and Emily Thomas-Stevenson passed away on October 23, 2020, at 9:36am. He attended Melrose High School in the Orange Mound community of Memphis, TN and continued... Read More
E. H. Ford Mortuary - MEMPHIS
Published in The Commercial Appeal from Nov. 17 to Nov. 18, 2020.
Thursday, November 12, 2020
Juanita Todd
Juanita Todd Memphis - Juanita Todd, Memphis, TN passed away November 9, 2020. Juanita Todd was born in Red Banks, MS to John W. Todd and Lottie Richmond Todd on June 16th. She was a proud graduate of Melrose High School in Memphis, TN. Juanita was an educator with the Memphis City... Read More
M.J. Edwards Funeral Home
Published in The Commercial Appeal from Nov. 12 to Nov. 13, 2020.
Tuesday, November 10, 2020
Mary Alice Tunstall-Snow
Mary Alice Tunstall-Snow Mary Alice Tunstall-Snow, age 69, transitioned from this life on Thursday, November 5, 2020, at Baptist Memorial Hospital–East in Memphis. Mary was a 1970 graduate of Melrose High School. She leaves two daughters Nakita Hunt and Ramona Natividad, and one... Read More
Harrison's Memorial Chapel Inc
Published in The Commercial Appeal from Nov. 10 to Nov. 12, 2020.
Friday, July 10, 2020
Willa Marie Stinson
Willa Marie Stinson Memphis - Willa Marie Stinson passed away on July 5, 2020 in Memphis, TN, at the age of 65. She is survived by her mother, Marie S. Jordan, her sons, Marcus Grant and Christopher Spears both of Memphis, TN, her sisters Musette S. Castle (William) of Pittsford... Read More
M.J. Edwards Funeral Home Stage Road
Published in The Commercial Appeal from Jul. 10 to Jul. 12, 2020.
Tuesday, April 7, 2020
Doris Hull Walker
Doris Hull Walker Doris Hull Walker, loving mother, daughter, and sister, passed away on April 5, 2020, at the age of 85. She was born March 19, 1935, to Moses Arthur and Elizabeth Cutler Hull. Her beloved brother, Arthur Moses, preceded her in death. She is survived by her devoted... Read More
Harrison's Memorial Chapel Inc
Published in The Commercial Appeal from Apr. 7 to Apr. 9, 2020.
Wednesday, April 1, 2020
William Herman Sweet
William Herman Sweet William Herman Sweet was the youngest of five children born to Chester and Stella Sweet on April 13, 1926 in Memphis, Tennessee. William transitioned this life, after a brief illness, on March 28, 2020. During his confinement in the hospital, he received the anointing... Read More
Published in The Commercial Appeal from Apr. 1 to Apr. 2, 2020.
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Maella Hope
Maella Hope Memphis - Maella Hope, age 78 of Memphis, passed away of natural causes on Thursday, February 6, 2020 at her home in Atlanta, GA. She was born to the late John H. and Myrtle L. Hope on January 22, 1942. She graduated from Melrose High School in 1960, before attending San... Read More
Joe Ford Funeral Home
Published in The Commercial Appeal from Feb. 18 to Feb. 19, 2020.
Saturday, January 18, 2020
Gloria Jean Mitchell Rhyne
Gloria Jean Mitchell Rhyne GLORIA Jean Mitchell RHYNE, 75, of Memphis passed January 11, 2020. The 1963 Melrose High School alumna leaves her husband, Verell; six children, twelve grandchildren, and five great grandchildren; host of relatives & friends. Visitation: 4-6p.m., Tuesday... Read More
E. H. Ford Mortuary - MEMPHIS
Published in The Commercial Appeal from Jan. 18 to Jan. 19, 2020.
Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Willie Mae Dorsey
Willie Mae Dorsey Willie Mae Dorsey, 73, transitioned to Heaven on January 9th. She was was a longtime resident of Orange Mound, a member of Mt. Moriah Baptist Church, and an active alumna of Melrose High School. Willie Mae lived a life of service and made a positive impact on everyone... Read More
Harrison's Memorial Chapel Inc
Published in The Commercial Appeal from Jan. 14 to Jan. 16, 2020.
Friday, November 8, 2019
Elgin Lawrence Scott Jr.
Elgin Lawrence Scott, Jr. Memphis - Elgin Lawrence Scott, Jr., a 1972 graduate of Melrose High School, and Retired Realtor of the former Pyramid Realtors, Bartlett, departed this life on Wednesday, November 6, 2019. Cherishing his memories are his wife, Janice Frazier-Scott, his sons... Read More
Harrison's Memorial Chapel Inc
Published in The Commercial Appeal from Nov. 8 to Nov. 9, 2019.
Friday, October 4, 2019
Benjamin Sims
Benjamin Sims Memphis - Age 78, passed away October 2, 2019. Serenity Funeral Home. 901-379-0861 Read More
Serenity Funeral Home & Cremation Society
Published in The Commercial Appeal on Oct. 4, 2019.
Saturday, September 21, 2019
Tyler Glover
Tyler Roosevelt Glover Sr. was known lovingly and respectfully as the Mayor of Orange Mound, yet Tyler Roosevelt Glover Sr. was much more than that.  He was a caring husband, father an grandfather who was well-loved and respected throughout his community and city. Mr. Glover... Read More
E. H. Ford Mortuary - MEMPHIS
Published in E. H. Ford Mortuary - MEMPHIS on Sep. 21, 2019.
Wednesday, August 28, 2019
Betty Jean Johnson Wilson
Betty Jean Johnson Wilson Memphis - Betty Jean Johnson Wilson, 77, of Memphis, Tennessee, peacefully departed this life on Friday, August 23, 2019. She was born January 3, 1942 in Memphis, Tennessee to the late James Johnson and Florene Bohannon Donelson. After graduating from Melrose... Read More
E. H. Ford Mortuary - MEMPHIS
Published in The Commercial Appeal on Aug. 28, 2019.
Wednesday, July 24, 2019
Annie Juanita Jones
Annie Juanita Jones Memphis - Age 85, a graduate of Melrose High School in 1954, passed away July 16, 2019. She is the sister to Walter Lee and Matthew Jones. Visitation is 5 to 8 p.m., M. J. Edwards Funeral Home Airways on Friday, July 26. Funeral service is Saturday, July 27, 11... Read More
M.J. Edwards Funeral Home
Published in The Commercial Appeal on Jul. 24, 2019.
Sunday, April 28, 2019
Martha S. Terry
Martha S. Terry Memphis - Martha S. Terry, beloved mother and grandmother, passed away on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at the age of 71. She was born on February 19, 1948, to the late William G. Smith and Martha Alexander Smith. She was a graduate of Melrose High School before beginning... Read More
M.J. Edwards Whitehaven Funeral chapel
Published in The Commercial Appeal from Apr. 28 to May 2, 2019.
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Ruthie Campbell Strong
Ruthie Campbell Strong Memphis, TN Ruthie Campbell Strong, 84, of Memphis, Tennessee died November 12, 2018. A native Memphian, Ruthie graduated from Manassas High School in 1951. Her days at Manassas fueled her passion for knowledge. Ruthie went on to complete a Bachelor's of Science... Read More
Jefferson Mortuary
Published in The Commercial Appeal on Nov. 14, 2018.
Thursday, September 13, 2018
Peggie P. Jones
Peggie P. Jones Memphis, TN Peggie P. Jones, 76, retired Unit Clerk at The Med and a 1960 graduate of Melrose High School, passed September 10, 2018. Viewing, 11 a.m., Saturday, September 22 at New Era Baptist Church, 797 Laurel, Memphis, 38114. Ms. Jones was preceded in death by... Read More
J.E.Herndon Funeral Home
Published in The Commercial Appeal from Sep. 13 to Sep. 21, 2018.
Tuesday, August 7, 2018
Aaron Buggs
Aaron "Cricket" Buggs Memphis, TN Aaron "Cricket" Buggs, of Memphis, TN, died on August 1, 2018. He was the son of A.C. Buggs and the late Bertha Perkins Buggs. He is survived by father, A.C. Buggs; sister, Sandra Buggs Foster; nieces, Mrs. Chloe' Foster-Hayslett, Chavonn Foster;... Read More
Published in The Commercial Appeal on Aug. 7, 2018.
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Floyd Marcellus Jackson
Floyd Marcellus Jackson Memphis, TN Floyd Marcellus "Butch" Jackson, 61, of Memphis, Tennessee departed this life on Friday, April 20, 2018, at Methodist University Hospital. He accepted Christ at an early age and was baptized at New Era Baptist Church and later joined St. Mark Baptist... Read More
Harrison's Memorial Chapel Inc
Published in The Commercial Appeal from Apr. 24 to Apr. 25, 2018.
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
Wilson Hale Jr.
Wilson Hale, Jr. Memphis, TN Wilson Woodrow Hale, Jr., was born to the late Wilson Hale, Sr. and Ella Mae Rone Hale on September 23, 1945. He was a 1963 graduate of Melrose High School and an active alumnus until his passing. After high school, Wilson entered the United States Air... Read More
Harrison's Memorial Chapel Inc
Published in The Commercial Appeal on Mar. 27, 2018.
Thursday, March 8, 2018
Lisa Terry Jones
Lisa Terry Jones Memphis, TN Lisa Terry Jones passed on February 26, 2018 at Methodist LeBonheur Germantown Hospital. She was a 1988 grduate of Melrose High School. She leaves three children, Amber D. Jones, Ronald Jones, Jr. and Andre Jones; two grandchildren, Kaydence C. Jones and... Read More
Superior Funeral Home Hollywood Chapel - Memphis
Published in The Commercial Appeal on Mar. 8, 2018.
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Owens Ernest Tuggle
Owens Ernest Tuggle Memphis, TN Owens Ernest Tuggle was born to Owens and Mattie Tuggle on November 29, 1932 in Memphis, Tennessee. He died on February 16, 2018 at home surrounded by loving family. Owens Tuggle was a family man, who truly made a difference in countless lives through... Read More
N.J. Ford and Sons Funeral Home
Published in The Commercial Appeal on Feb. 20, 2018.
Friday, January 12, 2018
Regina Thomas Williams
Regina Thomas Williams Memphis, TN Regina Thomas Williams, 53, a an employee of Impact Innovations passed Thursday, January 4, 2018, at her residence in Memphis. She was a graduate of Melrose High School and a former employee of Cleo Wrap of 23 years before its closure. Regina was... Read More
Harrison's Memorial Chapel Inc
Published in The Commercial Appeal on Jan. 12, 2018.
Friday, December 29, 2017
Michael Woods
REFLECTIONS OF LIFE Michael Woods was born on February 4, 1966 in Memphis, Tennessee. He was the handsome and charismatic second born child of Maury and Martha Woods. Michael transitioned peacefully into heaven's gates on December 23, 2017. As a congregant of Brown Missionary Baptist... Read More
E. H. Ford Mortuary - MEMPHIS
Published in E. H. Ford Mortuary - MEMPHIS on Dec. 29, 2017.
Tuesday, December 5, 2017
Jesse Wilburn Jr.
Jesse Wilburn, Jr. Memphis, TN Jesse Wilburn, Jr., 81, of Memphis, TN, passed away peacefully on December 1, 2017. Jesse was a graduate of Melrose High School Class of 1954. He was a graduate of Tennessee State University where he starred on the 1956 Nation's Championship football... Read More
Harrison's Memorial Chapel Inc
Published in The Commercial Appeal from Dec. 5 to Dec. 8, 2017.
Sunday, November 12, 2017
Kevin Lee Taylor
Kevin Lee Taylor Memphis, TN Kevin Lee Taylor, 63, departed this earth on November 7, 2017. Kevin was a graduate of Melrose High School, Class of 1972. Kevin was self-employed at Kevin's Custom Cabinets. He is survived by his children: Keno Taylor, Jasmine (Keithon) Leon and Oge Hullum... Read More
E. H. Ford Mortuary - MEMPHIS
Published in The Commercial Appeal from Nov. 12 to Nov. 14, 2017.
Thursday, November 9, 2017
William Pernell Jr.
William Pernell, Jr. Cordova, TN William Pernell, Jr., 87 passed away November 05, 2017. Memphis Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens 901-725-0100 Read More
Memphis Funeral Home - Poplar
Published in The Commercial Appeal on Nov. 9, 2017.
Saturday, October 7, 2017
Pastor Napoleon Donald Harrison Jr.
Pastor Napoleon Donald Harrison, Jr. Florence, AL Pastor Napoleon Donald Harrison, Jr., 70, born of Memphis, TN, the husband of Vivian Harrison departed this earthly life on Friday, September 29, 2017 at Palliative Care at ECM Hospital in Florence, AL , his current residence city... Read More
Published in The Commercial Appeal on Oct. 7, 2017.
Saturday, August 5, 2017
Barbara Jean Johnson
Barbara Jean Johnson Memphis, tn Barbara Jean Pleasant Johnson, 83 of Memphis, Tennessee, passed away on August 4, 2017 at her residence. She was the only child born to the late Katie Mae Pleasant Hunter and Purnell Felt on January 6, 1934. She was preceded in death by her mother... Read More
Serenity Funeral Home & Cremation Society
Published in The Commercial Appeal from Aug. 5 to Aug. 10, 2017.
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Elizabeth Ann Mitchell Brown
Elizabeth Ann Mitchell Brown Memphis, TN Elizabeth Ann Mitchell Brown, 76, of Memphis retired Tennessee Department of Human Services caseworker died Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at St.Francis Hospital. Mrs. Brown graduated from Melrose High School in 1959 and earned her Bachelor's Degree... Read More
Memorial Park Funeral Home & Cemetery
Published in The Commercial Appeal on May 9, 2017.
Sunday, April 2, 2017
Evangelist Shirley A.C. Brown
Evangelist Shirley A.C. Brown Memphis, TN Evangelist Shirley A.C. Brown affectionately known as "Granny", at the age of 75, traded this earthly labor for her eternal crown and reward on Thursday, March 30, 2017. "Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his faithful servants... Read More
Harrison's Memorial Chapel Inc
Published in The Commercial Appeal on Apr. 2, 2017.
Friday, March 31, 2017
Georgia L. Oliver
Georgia L. Oliver Memphis, TN Georgia L. Oliver, 82, died March 27, 2017. Mrs. Oliver was a Licensed Practical Nurse, retired from Baptist Memorial Hospital and was a 1953 graduate of Melrose High School. Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Friday, March 31 and Service will be 1 p.m. Saturday... Read More
E. H. Ford Mortuary - MEMPHIS
Published in The Commercial Appeal on Mar. 31, 2017.
Thursday, March 30, 2017
Mary Elizabeth Kirkwood
Mary Elizabeth Kirkwood Memphis, TN Mary Elizabeth Kirkwood, 73, of Memphis, widow of the late Curtis Kirkwood, Sr., Alumnus of Melrose High School, passed away on Wednesday, March 29, 2017. Visitation: Saturday, April 8 from 10-10:55 a.m. at Mt. Moriah East Baptist Church, 1248 Haynes... Read More
Forest Hill Funeral Home South
Published in The Commercial Appeal from Mar. 30 to Apr. 5, 2017.
Saturday, December 31, 2016
Lorece Gatewood
Lorece Gatewood Memphis, TN Lorece Gatewood, 85, died Wednesday, December 28, 2016. Born April 4, 1931, to the late Elias and Evelyn Gatewood, Lorece was a 12-year alumnus of Melrose High School. She worked at Sears Roebuck & Company as a Returns Operator and after taking on a... Read More
Harrison's Memorial Chapel Inc
Published in The Commercial Appeal from Dec. 31, 2016 to Jan. 1, 2017.
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