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Helen Ammons
Helen German Ammons, age 87, resident of Gallaway, Tennessee, departed this life Saturday afternoon, September 11, 2021 at Gallaway Health Care Center.Helen was born June 19, 1934 in Fayette County, Tennessee, the daughter of the late James Madison German and Para lee Oliver German... Read More
Peebles West Funeral Chapel - Oakland
Published in The Daily Memphian on Sep. 16, 2021.
Lawrence E. "Lonnie" Evans
Lawrence E. "Lonnie" Evans, retired Auto Zone executive, died September 13, 2021, atMethodist University Hospital of complications from a stroke. He was 77.Mr. Evans was a graduate of East High School and Southwestern at Memphis(now Rhodes College). With a liberal arts degree, he... Read More
Canale Funeral Directors
Published in The Daily Memphian on Sep. 16, 2021.
Cecil Ray "Buddy" Miller
CECIL "Buddy" RAY MILLER, 71 passed away after a long battle with cancer August 27, 2021. He was a veteran of the US Navy, serving on the USS Kitty Hawk during the Vietnam Campaign. His interest in cars and their mechanics begin at an early age which turned into his lifelong career... Read More
BARTLETT-HERITAGE FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTER
Published in The Daily Memphian on Sep. 16, 2021.
Irby Augustus "Gus" Wadlington
Irby Augustus "Gus" Wadlington was born September 26, 1926 in Memphis, TN to Irby Sr. and Celeste B. Wadlington. He died peacefully on September 14, 2021, twelve days shy of his 95th birthday. A proud Memphian, he attended public schools and graduated from Central High in 1943. At... Read More
Memorial Park Funeral Home & Cemetery
Published in The Daily Memphian on Sep. 16, 2021.
Marilyn Mae Cowger Ware
Marilyn Mae Cowger Ware, age 74, resident of Grand Junction, Tennessee, longtime resident of Memphis, Tennessee and wife of the late Kenneth "Ken" Ware, departed this life Tuesday, September 14, 2021 at Regional One Health in Memphis.Marilyn was born August 14, 1947 in Jordan, West... Read More
Published in The Daily Memphian on Sep. 16, 2021.
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Buel Austin "Buddy" Carroll Jr
Buel Austin "Buddy" Carroll, Jr.,, age 80, resident of Bartlett, Tennessee, departed this life Sunday, September 12, 2021 at Methodist LeBonheur Germantown Hospital.Buddy was born February 23, 1941 in Dresden, Tennessee, the son of the late Buel Austin Carroll, Sr. and Ludie Virginia... Read More
Peebles West Funeral Chapel - Oakland
Published in The Daily Memphian on Sep. 15, 2021.
Kennith Preston Nowlin
Kennith Preston Nowlin, 72, of Collierville, Tennessee passed away suddenly from Coronavirus on September 10th, 2021.A memorial service will be held at a later date due to the pandemic. Preston was born in New Albany, Mississippi to Edward and Mavelene Nowlin on November 16th, 1948... Read More
Collierville Funeral Home
Published in The Daily Memphian on Sep. 15, 2021.
Peggy Walker
Peggy Walker, age 90, died on September 13, 2021 at Methodist Hospital-Germantown surrounded by family. She was born on January 2, 1931, in Charleston, MO to Pearl and Ernest Moxley and was one of 9 children. She graduated from Charleston High School, where she met her husband of... Read More
Memphis Funeral Home - Poplar
Published in The Daily Memphian on Sep. 15, 2021.
Tuesday, September 14, 2021
Marsha Ann Baker
Marsha Ann Baker, 72, was born on April 19, 1949, born in Manila, AR, to Bessie Green, passed from this life on September 11, 2021, at the Baptist Hospital – Tipton Covington, TN. Her two sons survive her, Ross (LaNell) Alphin of Munford, TN and Terry (Charlene) Alphin of Brighton... Read More
Collierville Funeral Home
Published in The Daily Memphian on Sep. 14, 2021.
Jackquline Brown
Jackquline Brown, 39, passed, September 10, 2021 in Memphis, Tennessee. Joe Ford Funeral Home has charge. Read More
Joe Ford Funeral Home
Published in The Daily Memphian on Sep. 14, 2021.
Robert Earl Ervin
Robert Earl Ervin, 87 of Oakland, TN formerly of Bartlett passed away peacefully at home with his family by his side on Monday, September 13, 2021. Mr. Ervin was a sports writer for the Commercial Appeal for 32 years, was a huge fan of Delta State, the Fighting Okra, where he attended... Read More
Memphis Funeral Home - Germantown
Published in The Daily Memphian on Sep. 14, 2021.
Norma Carole Figiel (Coda)
Norma Carole Coda Figiel was born in Memphis, TN on September 26, 1933. Norma, 87, passed away after a short illness on September 13, 2021 surrounded by her family.Norma attended Sacred Heart High School and Memphis State University (University of Memphis) and earned a Bachelor's... Read More
Canale Funeral Directors
Published in The Daily Memphian on Sep. 14, 2021.
Vickie "Dianne" Goss
Vickie "Dianne" Goss, 77, of Memphis, TN, passed through the gates of Heaven on Thursday, September 9, 2021.Prior to retirement, Dianne worked at Eye Specialty Group and in the St. Francis business office.Dianne is survived by her daughter Deanna Goss and her husband David; her son... Read More
Memorial Park Funeral Home & Cemetery
Published in The Daily Memphian on Sep. 14, 2021.
James L. "Jim" Gresham
James L. (Jim) Gresham, 83, of Collierville, TN, died September 11, 2021, at his home after an extended illness. He was born in Greenville, SC. He was preceded in death by his parents Maggie L. Gresham and James L. Gresham and his sister Brenda Lesley and brother Robert L. Gresham... Read More
Memorial Park Funeral Home & Cemetery
Published in The Daily Memphian on Sep. 14, 2021.
Enrique M. Rangel
Enrique M. Rangel, 46, passed, September 5, 2021 in Memphis, Tennessee. Joe Ford Funeral Home has charge. Read More
Joe Ford Funeral Home
Published in The Daily Memphian on Sep. 14, 2021.
Peter J. "John" Schmitt Jr.
Peter J. (John) Schmitt, Jr.John Schmitt, 75, passed away September 10, 2021, at home surrounded by his family after a long illness. John retired from the United States Marine Corps after serving honorably for 20 years. He was then employed as a civil servant for 10 years with the... Read More
Smart Cremation
Published in The Daily Memphian on Sep. 14, 2021.
Andre' Thomas Smith
Andre' Thomas Smith, 17, passed, August 31, 2021 in Memphis, Tennessee. Visitation, Tuesday, September 14, 2021 from 4 until 6 p.m. at N. J. Ford and Sons Funeral Home 12 South Parkway West, Funeral, Wednesday, September 15, 2021, 11 a.m. at Eternal Peace Baptist Church 1251 South... Read More
Joe Ford Funeral Home
Published in The Daily Memphian on Sep. 14, 2021.
Margaret L. Smith
Margaret L. Smith, 62, passed, September 12, 2021 in Memphis, Tennessee. Joe Ford Funeral Home has charge. Read More
Joe Ford Funeral Home
Published in The Daily Memphian on Sep. 14, 2021.
Shaniya J. Thomas
Shaniya J. Thomas, 11 months, passed, September 5, 2021 in Memphis, Tennessee.Joe Ford Funeral Home has charge. Read More
Joe Ford Funeral Home
Published in The Daily Memphian on Sep. 14, 2021.
Anthony Lavell Threlkeld
Anthony Lavell Threlkeld, 67, passed, September 13, 2021 in Memphis, Tennessee. Joe Ford Funeral Home has charge. Read More
Joe Ford Funeral Home
Published in The Daily Memphian on Sep. 14, 2021.
John David Tucker III
JOHN DAVID TUCKER III, born on August 5, 1942 in Memphis, Tennessee passed away on Sep 6, 2021 in Suwanee, Georgia. He is preceded in death by his parents, John David Tucker II and Sara Rose (nee Sullivan.) He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and uncle. He is survived... Read More
Memorial Park Funeral Home & Cemetery
Published in The Daily Memphian on Sep. 14, 2021.
Monday, September 13, 2021
William B. "Billy" Dunavant Jr.
William B. "Billy" Dunavant Jr., world-renowned revolutionary Memphis cotton merchant who loved his family, his God, his dogs, his business, his city and somehow happily and flawlessly intertwined them in his 88 remarkable years on earth, died on September 11, 2021.When Billy spoke... Read More
Published in The Daily Memphian on Sep. 13, 2021.
Savana CherylAnn Austin
Savana Austin2017 – 2021Savana CherylAnn Austin, the 4-year old daughter of Dusty and Amanda Austin, departed this life Friday evening, September 10, 2021 at her home.Savana was born August 16, 2017 in Covington, Tennessee. She loved giving high-fives, playing rock, paper, scissors... Read More
Published in The Daily Memphian on Sep. 13, 2021.
Hylas "Sonny" Cade
Hylas "Sonny" Cade1935 – 2021Hylas "Sonny" Cade, age 85, resident of Eads, Tennessee, United States Air Force Veteran and husband of Virginia Wood Cade, departed this life Thursday afternoon, September 9, 2021 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford, Mississippi.Sonny was born December... Read More
Published in The Daily Memphian on Sep. 13, 2021.
Nancy Lee Evans
On Saturday, September 11, 2021, Nancy Lee Evans, loving daughter, sister, and aunt passed away at the age of 83. Nancy was born on June 20th, 1938, in Memphis, Tennessee to John S. and Pearl Evans. She graduated from Humes High School in 1956, and worked at the Mallory Air Force... Read More
Brent Taylor and Paul McCarver Funeral Directors
Published in The Daily Memphian on Sep. 13, 2021.
Kevin L. Linley
Kevin L. Linley, passed away on September 6, 2021. He is survived by his wife Tina Linley and his mother Betty Bryant. All services will be private. Read More
Memorial Park Funeral Home & Cemetery
Published in The Daily Memphian on Sep. 13, 2021.
Joseph Hardy Miller
Rear Admiral Joseph Hardy Miller, age 91, of Brandon, Florida passed away of natural causes on September 5th, 2021. He was born on April 9th,1930, in Thrift, Texas. He graduated from Ludowici Georgia High School, Mercer University, and The Medical College of Georgia. He is survived... Read More
Canale Funeral Directors
Published in The Daily Memphian on Sep. 13, 2021.
Narahari Cola Sampath
Narahari Cola Sampath, age 88, of Collierville, Tennessee passed away on Thursday, September 9, 2021. Narahari was born March 1, 1933 in India.A visitation for Narahari will be held Monday, September 13, 2021 from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM at Collierville Funeral Home, 534 West Poplar, Collierville... Read More
Collierville Funeral Home
Published in The Daily Memphian on Sep. 13, 2021.
Marcia Scheuner (Levitch)
Marcia Levitch Scheuner (80) was born on November 11th, 1940, and passed away on Thursday, September 9th, 2021. She was preceded in death by her husband Harrison, son Howard, and daughter Suzanne. She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law Kevin and Janet Scheuner as well as her... Read More
Canale Funeral Directors
Published in The Daily Memphian on Sep. 13, 2021.
William Hamilton "Ham" Smythe III
William Hamilton "Ham" Smythe IIIFebruary 20, 1930 - September 10, 2021Both "Ham" and the Sterick Building came to the public square on the same day. He often made this Memphis-centric reference, and if anyone was a tried-and-true Memphian, Ham was, from the muddy Mississippi River... Read More
Memorial Park Funeral Home & Cemetery
Published in The Daily Memphian on Sep. 13, 2021.
Friday, September 10, 2021
Danton Barto
March 30, 1971 – August 23, 2021Danton Barto, 50, passed away on August 23, 2021. He was born in Muncy, Pa., before his family eventually moved to Niceville, Fla., where Danton attended high school and became a decorated All-State Linebacker for Niceville High School. After graduating... Read More
Brent Taylor and Paul McCarver Funeral Directors
Published in The Daily Memphian on Sep. 10, 2021.
Jennifer Dawn Boyd (Valentine)
Dawn Boyd1977 – 2021Jennifer Dawn Valentine Boyd, age 44, resident of Somerville, Tennessee and wife of Brian Boyd, departed this life Wednesday evening, September 8, 2021 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford, Mississippi.Dawn was born May 8, 1977 in Memphis, Tennessee, the daughter... Read More
Peebles West Funeral Chapel - Oakland
Published in The Daily Memphian on Sep. 10, 2021.
Sherry Brooks
Sherry Brooks, 41, passed, August 25, 2021 in Memphis, Tennessee. Visitation, Friday, September 10, 2021 from 5:30 until 7 p.m. at Joe Ford Funeral Home, Funeral , Saturday, September 11, 2021, 10 a.m. at Mt. Moriah East Baptist Church 1248 Haynes Road. Burial, will follow at Calvary... Read More
Joe Ford Funeral Home
Published in The Daily Memphian on Sep. 10, 2021.
Louis F. Darby
Louis F. Darby, 80, of Olive Branch, Mississippi died on September 5, 2021. He was born February 19, 1941 in Paducah, Kentucky.He was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas Roy & Vernal Mae Darby, brothers, Tom Darby, John Darby and sister Eunice Zippay.His career spanned many... Read More
Brent Taylor and Paul McCarver Funeral Directors
Published in The Daily Memphian on Sep. 10, 2021.
Donald Malmo
Donald Malmo, 93, passed away peacefully at home September 7, 2021, surrounded by his entire family. He is preceded in death by his parents Gerald and Adeline Malmo, his brother, Gerald Michael Malmo, Jr. and his sister, Patricia Malmo Gabrieleschi.He was born in Fargo, ND and moved... Read More
Canale Funeral Directors
Published in The Daily Memphian on Sep. 10, 2021.
Kim Deree Meloni
It is with great shock and infinite sadness that we announce the untimely passing of Kim Deree Meloni. Kim was a lifelong Memphian, who worked as a tireless legal defender for neglected and abused children. She positively affected the lives of both her clients and colleagues in the... Read More
Canale Funeral Directors
Published in The Daily Memphian on Sep. 10, 2021.
Williams Phillips
WIilliam Phillips, 70, passed, September 5, 2021 in Memphis, Tennessee. Visitation, Monday, September 13, 2021 from 11 until 12 p.m., funeral 12 p.m. at Joe Ford Funeral Home 1616 Winchester Road, Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery. He leaves to mourn his passing, wife, Mary... Read More
Joe Ford Funeral Home
Published in The Daily Memphian on Sep. 10, 2021.
Jean Cravens Reid
Jean Cravens Reid died peacefully on September 4, 2021 surrounded by family and her beloved Boston Terrier Elvis. Jean was born on September 22nd, 1952 in Memphis, TN to William ""Big Bill"" Reid and Patsy Rollins Reid. The second of six daughters, Jean quickly learned her organizing... Read More
Canale Funeral Directors
Published in The Daily Memphian on Sep. 10, 2021.
Brenda Dean Robbins (Aldridge)
Brenda Robbins1959 – 2021Brenda Dean Aldridge Robbins, age 62, resident of Oakland, Tennessee and wife of Mr. Jesse Robbins, departed this life Thursday evening, September 9, 2021.Brenda was born March 13, 1959 in Booneville, Mississippi, the daughter of the late Cecil Aldridge and... Read More
Published in The Daily Memphian on Sep. 10, 2021.
Kim Tenee Thompson
Kim Tenee Thompson, 56, passed, September 7, 2021 in Memphis, Tennessee. Joe Ford Funeral Home has charge. Read More
Joe Ford Funeral Home
Published in The Daily Memphian on Sep. 10, 2021.
Michael Thompson Sr.
Michael Thompson, Sr., 51, passed, August 26, 2021 in. Memphis, Tennessee. Visitation, Saturday, September 11, 2021 from 10 until 12 p.m., funeral, 12 p.m. at Thomas Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, Memphis, Tennessee. Burial will follow at Elmwood Cemetery. He leaves to mourn... Read More
Joe Ford Funeral Home
Published in The Daily Memphian on Sep. 10, 2021.
Malcom Eugene "Gene" Tucker Sr.
Malcom Eugene "Gene" Tucker, Sr., 58, passed, August 27, 2021. Visitation, Friday, September 10, 2021 from 3 until 5 p.m. at Joe Ford Funeral Home 1616 Winchester Road, Funeral, Saturday, September 11, 2021, 8:30 a.m. at N. J. Ford and Sons Funeral Home 12 South Parkway West. Burial... Read More
Joe Ford Funeral Home
Published in The Daily Memphian on Sep. 10, 2021.
Maudie B. Wilford
Maudie B. Wilford, 95, passed, August 30, 2021 in Memphis, Tennessee. Visitation, Saturday, September 11, 2021 from 10 until 11 a.m. at Greater Abyssinia Baptist Church, 1702 Silver Street, funeral, 11 a.m. She leaves to mourn her passing, daughters, Willie Jean Brown, Daphne Hayes... Read More
Joe Ford Funeral Home
Published in The Daily Memphian on Sep. 10, 2021.
Karen Etta Winfrey (Freeland)
Karen Etta Freeland Winfrey was born in Laconia, Tennessee on the 14th of July, 1925. She was the second child and first daughter of James Dinwiddie Freeland and his wife Betty Greene Morris Freeland, more widely known as Elizabeth Freeland. As a middle child, Karen had two siblings... Read More
Published in The Daily Memphian on Sep. 10, 2021.
Thursday, September 9, 2021
Katherine Atkins (Shows)
Katherine Shows Atkins, age 88, of Memphis, Tennessee passed away on Sunday, September 5, 2021. She was born September 29, 1932. Katherine is preceded in death by her husband, Mallory Atkins, of Memphis. She is survived by her two children, Karen Atkins McNeer and Sherry Atkins Byrn... Read More
Memorial Park Funeral Home & Cemetery
Published in The Daily Memphian on Sep. 9, 2021.
Dr. Benjamin Louis Beatus Jr.
Benjamin Louis Beatus, Jr., MD, a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother-in-law, uncle, and friend to many, passed away peacefully at his home September 7, 2021, at the age of 84. He was born in Memphis, TN September 21, 1936, to the late Dr. and Mrs. Benjamin Louis Beatus... Read More
Canale Funeral Directors
Published in The Daily Memphian on Sep. 9, 2021.
Opal Kay Kee
Opal Kay Kee, age 78, of Crossville, Tennessee passed away on Monday, September 6, 2021. Opal was born December 31, 1942 to Dwight Hayden Malone and Mary Opal Malone.She was preceded in death by her husband, David Franklin Kee; daughter, Audra Gavin; and two siblings, Dwight Malone... Read More
Memphis Funeral Home - Germantown
Published in The Daily Memphian on Sep. 9, 2021.
Jeffery Thomas Peacock
Jeffery Thomas Peacock, of Horn Lake, Mississippi, died Saturday, August 14, 2021 at the University of Louisville Trauma Center in Louisville, KY from injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident.He is survived by his mother, Juanita Peacock, his wife, Teri Peacock, his sons Joshua... Read More
Canale Funeral Directors
Published in The Daily Memphian on Sep. 9, 2021.
Bettye Genene Smith (Bridges)
Bettye Genene Bridges Smith passed away on Sept. 7, 2021 at St. Francis Hospital in Bartlett, into the arms of our Lord at the age of 87. She was born Nov. 28,1933 in Parkin, Cross County, Arkansas. She is preceded in death by her husband, Edmon Teddy Ray ""T.R."" Smith, of sixty... Read More
Memphis Funeral Home - Poplar
Published in The Daily Memphian on Sep. 9, 2021.
Allen Dale Spicer
Dale Spicer1974 – 2021Allen Dale Spicer, age 47, resident of Oakland, Tennessee, departed this life Wednesday morning, September 8, 2021 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee.Dale was born June 18, 1974 in Somerville, Tennessee, the son of Donna Bobbitt Stokes and the... Read More
Peebles West Funeral Chapel - Oakland
Published in The Daily Memphian on Sep. 9, 2021.
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