ETHEL MAE HADDOCK WOLFE
June 9, 1947, to Bonnie Cooper Haddock and Leroy Haddock, Sr., Ethel
passed on to be with her personal Savior Jesus Christ January 20,
2014. A loving mom to Michael and Jeffrey, a doting grandmother to
Loryn and Addisyn, and a devoted wife to former husband Bob, Ethel
grew up in Northwest Tennessee with her siblings Gloria, Leroy &
Joe, after having been born in Ogden, Utah where her dad was
stationed in the military.
the lead of her Uncle R.J. who was a Baptist minister, Ethel
graduated from the University of Tennessee and proceeded to earn two
Masters Degrees from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Ft.
Worth. After Seminary, she moved to Houston to work as Assistant
Director at the Fletcher Street Mission Center under the direction of
Mildred McWhorter, where she met her future husband Bob on a blind
being married on December 21, 1974, Ethel worked for the Food Stamp
Office, Child Welfare & Child Protective Services, managed her
husband's CPA and Law Offices, worked as a Youth Counselor and capped
her career as an 11th Grade English Teacher at Lamar High School, and
as an elected Trustee for Cy-Fair ISD.
retirement, the last years of Ethel's life were filled by the joy of
her grandchildren. She traveled with her son Michael to the 2012 GOP
National Convention in Florida and made a final visit to the
Disneyworld Resort where she recalled many wonderful trips she had
taken there with her family over the years.
her final months of life she made a new friend in her caretaker
Dolores who stayed with her during the day while her son Michael was
at work. After her stroke in 2012, Ethel told her son Michael that he
was her best friend and during her final years and months of life, he
did his best to reflect that same love and admiration back to his mom
by being her constant companion.
be remembered as a living legacy, in addition to her sons,
granddaughters and her sister & brother, are her friends and
former coworkers such as Gwen Houston, Carol O'Neil, and Susan
Sollinger, devoted nurses such as Della from Kindred Hospital, and
countless young people that she influenced throughout her career in
education and public service.
Bobby Wayne Bouldin, 59, a
moving supervisor for Hills Brothers Moving Company, died January 28,
2014 at McNairy County Regional Hospital, Selmer, Tenn.
He was born, June 18, 1954
in McKenzie, Tenn., to James L Bouldin and Jean Britton Ervin. He was
preceded in death by his brother, Mike Bouldin, and his step-mother,
He is survived by his
parents, both of McKenzie; two daughters, Brandi Moss and Bobbie
Verbist; two sons, Brandon Bouldin Rushing and Chris Bouldin Simpson;
three sisters, Barbara Bannister, Teresa Wilson, and Brenda Franklin;
one brother, Ray Bouldin; and caring friend Donna Hart.
Funeral Services for Mr.
Bouldin were February 1 at the Cedar Avenue Chapel of
Brummitt-McKenzie Funeral Home.
Billy J. Brandon, 70, died
January 27, 2014 at St. Louis University in St. Louis, Mo.
He was born March 1, 1943
in Huntington, Tenn., to the late Tucker and Floy (Wimberley)
Brandon. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and was general manager of
the Double Nickel, had owned Country Nights and been general manager
of Ramada Inn, and currently owned and operated Brandon Lawn Services
in Sikeston, Mo. He was also preceded in death by one sister, Sue
He is survived by his wife, Elva (Deal) Brandon of
Sikeston; three sons, Jeff Brandon and Billy Wayne Brandon, both of
St. Louis, and Justin Colby Brandon of Morley, Mo.; three daughters,
Deanna Rueve of St. Louis, Kathy McFall of Tampa, Flo., and Ann
Barksdale of McKenzie, Tenn.; three stepsons, Robert Lall, Richard
Lall and William Lall, all of St. Louis; one stepdaughter, Regina
Leonard of St. Louis; 24 grandchildren; and 16 great
Funeral services were January 30 at
Brummitt-McKenzie Funeral Home in McKenzie. Burial followed in the
Mt. Olivet Cemetery, with full military rites.
Dorothy N. Chandler, 72, a
business owner of the former City Café and Chandler’s Nursery and
also a factory worker, died January 28, 2014 at Jackson Regional
She was born March 21,
1941 to the late Lowell Fowler and Viva P. Anderson Harrison. She was
also preceded in death by her husband, Marvin Chandler; one sister,
Ernestine Bunyard, and two brothers, Alvis Fowler and Leon
She is survived by two daughters, Lisa (Steve) Oatsvall of
McKenzie, Tenn., Stacey Chandler and her husband Khris Carter of
Smyrna, Tenn.; one son, Randy Chandler of McKenzie; one sister, Linda
Garner of McKenzie; two brothers, Vernice Fowler of Sturgeon, Mo. and
Billie Fowler of Hermitage, Tenn.; and six grandchildren.
Funeral Services for Mrs.
Chandler were January 31 at the Cedar Avenue Chapel of
Brummitt-McKenzie Funeral Home, with Brother Ray Forrest officiating.
Burial followed at Carroll Memorial Gardens, McKenzie.
Hazel McLean, 95, of
Westport, Tenn. died Friday January 31, 2014, at Methodist North
Mrs. McLean was born March
15, 1918, to the late Johnny and Cattie Mitchell Nale. She was a
member of the Quito Baptist Church. She was also preceded in death by
her husband, Dicky McLean.
She is survived by three
daughters, Janice Harkness of Millington, Tenn., Jeanette (Thomas)
Miller of Westport, and Hazel LaDonna McLean, of Arlington, Tenn.;
five sons, Randall (Betty) McLean of Camden, Tenn., Darnell (Annie
Ruth) McLean of Millington, James Vernon (Lin) McLean of Knoxville,
Tenn., Michael (Carrie) McLean of Westport, and Lathan (Carolyn)
McLean of Bruceton, Tenn.; two sisters, Louise Pruett of Dyersburg,
Tenn. and Wanda Jones of Tiptonville, Tenn.; eighteen grandchildren;
twenty-four great-grandchildren and twelve great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were
February 3 in the Chapel of Dilday-Carter Funeral Home. Interment
followed in Jamison Cemetery. Brother Johnny Boyd officiated the
Sam Curtis Barger, 96, of
Huntingdon, Tenn., died Thursday, January 30, 2014 at the Huntingdon
Health and Rehabilitation Center.
Mr. Barger was born
September 26, 1917 in Carroll County, Tenn., to the late Curtis &
Ota Bell (Williams) Barger. He was the founder of Barger Construction
Company and a member of the Huntingdon First United Methodist Church.
Mr. Barger served as the Chairman of the Election Commission in
Carroll County, and he was a member of the Huntingdon Masonic
Lodge#106. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Jamie Newsome
Barger, one daughter, Judy Reeder, and two brothers, Dwayne Barger
and William A. ”Billy” Barger.
He is survived by one son,
Williams C. “Buster” Barger (wife Clay) of Huntingdon. He also
leaves six grandchildren, ten great grandchildren, and three great
Funeral services were
February 4 at the Huntingdon First United Methodist Church. Interment
followed in Carroll Memorial Gardens. Dr. Jerry Jeffords and Dr. Bill
Bailey officiated the service.
Kathy Jane Patterson, 56,
Church Secretary for the First United Methodist Church, died Sunday,
February 2, 2014 at Jackson Madison County General Hospital.
She was born April 2, 1957
in McKenzie, Tenn., to the late James Henry Gregg and Ernestine Gregg
She is survived by her
husband of thirty four years, Jimmy L. Patterson; her daughter,
Brandy Denise Love, and her step-daughter, Robin Peoples; two
sisters, Linda (Keith) Coleman and Barbara (Sputt) Garnet; one
brother, Kenneth (Connie) Gregg; four grandchildren and five
A Memorial Service for
Mrs. Patterson will be 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, February 5, 2014
at the Cedar Avenue Chapel
of Brummitt-McKenzie Funeral Home.