Obituaries Archive: July 16 - July 29
ANNIE LEE HAYNES
MCKENZIE: Annie Lee Haynes, 80, died Wednesday, July 20, 2011 at McKenzie Regional Hospital. Funeral services were Sunday, July 24, 2 p.m. at Henry Community Pentecostal Church in Henry with burial in Greenwood Cemetery in Paris.
Mrs. Haynes was born March 28, 1931 in Henry to the late Earl Lee and Dora Owens Woods. She was educated in the Henry County Schools, was a homemaker and member of Henry Community Pentecostal Church. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, R.L. Haynes; and two sons, Robert Haynes and Richard Haynes.
Survivors include: children, Joyce (Jerry) Nance of Huntingdon, Janice (William) Greenwell of Arlington, Texas, Michael (Brenda) Haynes of Conyers, Georgia, and James (Rita) Haynes of Fort Worth, Texas; 20 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren.
Trinity Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
ANDY DEAN PARISH
NASHVILLE: Andy Dean Parish, 48, died July 16, 2011 at his home. Funeral services were Saturday, July 23, at 2 p.m. at the Huntingdon Church of Christ with Bro. Tim Parish and Bro. Levi Parish officiating. Burial followed in New Hope Cemetery.
Mr. Parish was born April 18, 1963 in Columbus, Georgia. He was a sales associate for the Bass Pro Shop Company, served in the United States Air Force, and was a member of the Hermitage Church of Christ. He was preceded in death by one sister, Laura Khokhar.
Survivors include: one daughter, Kaitlin Parish of Nashville; one son, PFC Gray Parish of Camp Lejeune, North Carolina; his father and mother, Bobby and Joan Parish of Huntingdon; and one brother, Tim (Dana) Parish of Fresno, California.
GLYNN RAYBURN DAVIS
HURON: Glynn Rayburn Davis, 74, died Wednesday, July 20, 2011 at Jackson Madison County General Hospital. Funeral services were Saturday, July 23, at 11 a.m. at Dilday-Carter Funeral Home with Rev. Bill Vaughn officiating. Burial followed in Davis Chapel Cemetery.
Mr. Davis was born May 25, 1937 in Bradford to the late Kenneth Davis, Sr. and Ella Vonnell Brandon Davis. He was a retired auto parts store owner and a member of Cedar Ridge United Methodist Church. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by two sons, Kent Davis and John Davis.
Survivors include: his wife of five years, Lucille Davis; two brothers, Kenneth (Patricia) Davis, Jr. of Huntingdon and Clayton (Charlotte) Davis of Shalimar, Florida; and several nieces and nephews.
Dilday-Carter Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
JAMES FRANKLIN PRICE
PENSACOLA, FLORIDA: James Franklin Price, 77, died Thursday, July 21, 2011 at the home of his daughter. A memorial to celebrate his life is August 20 at 1:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Trezevant.
Mr. Price was born August 22, 1933 in West Tennessee to the late John W. and Flossie Vermillion Price. He was of the Baptist faith and a deacon. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by one daughter, Kimberly Deanne; sisters, Estelle Rimmer, Geraldine Rimmer and Lois Jackson; and brothers, Harvey, J.W., Abe, Glenn, Hurbert and Larry Gene.
Survivors include: his wife of 56 years, Betty Marshall Price; one daughter, Sharon and her husband, Robert; sisters, Joyce Newbill of the Terry Community, Linda Fay Fuller of Huntingdon; Sandra Erickerson of Lockport, Illinois; brother, Howard of Trezevant; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in Frank’s memory to the National Parkinson’s Foundation or The Gideons International Bible fund.
Bayview Memorial Park, Pensacola, Florida, conducted the cremation services.
PAUL J. JOHNSON
GREENFIELD: Paul J. Johnson, 89, died Wednesday, July 20, 2011 at Weakley County Nursing Home. Funeral services were Friday, July 22, at 2 p.m. at Williams Funeral Home of Greenfield with Bro. Keith Pence officiating. Burial followed in Meridian Cemetery in Greenfield.
Mr. Johnson was born February 5, 1922 in Greenfield to the late Hermon Johnson and Laura Cochran Johnson. He worked as a carpenter and farmer and attended Meridian Cumberland Presbyterian Church.
Survivors include: his wife, Evelyn (Cooper) Johnson of Greenfield; one son, Tommy Johnson of McKenzie; and one sister, Eunice Keanard (Cooper) Sellers of Bradford.
MARY BELLE MONTGOMERY
HUNTINGDON: Mary Belle Montgomery, 86, died Friday, July 15, 2011 at her home. Funeral services were Tuesday, July 19, at 11 a.m. at the First Presbyterian Church with Bro. Arthur Lodge officiating. Burial followed in Oak Hill Cemetery.
Mrs. Montgomery was born January 18, 1925 in Huntingdon to the late Thomas Key and Myrtle Conyers Key. She was a life-long member of the First Presbyterian Church where she was an elder and served on numerous committees. She was also a member of the Huntingdon Book Club and the Huntingdon Beautification Committee, co-founder and executive vice-president of Walt Montgomery and Associates.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Walt Montgomery, who died in 2008; one sister, Natalie Darnall; and two brothers, Tom Key and Richard Key.
Survivors include: two daughters, Deborah (John) Zellner of Forsyth, Georgia and Cindy Stea of Ocheyedan, Iowa; three sons, William Bolin of Orange, California, Walter Roger (Sue) Montgomery of Vincennes, Indiana, and Ben (Linda) Montgomery of York, South Carolina; one brothers, David Key of Jackson; 11 grandchildren, Todd (Michelle) Montgomery, Jamie (Amy) Montgomery, Justin Montgomery, Michael Libby, John W. Zellner, Jeremy (Karen) Montgomery, Wesley (Michelle) Zellner, Christine (Jon) Mitchell, Christina-Marie Stea, David Bolin, Andrea Rose Stea; five great-grandchildren, Reece Montgomery, Birch Montgomery, Ben Montgomery, Isabella Zellner and Samuel Mitchell.
Dilday-Carter Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
MINNIE LEE BARTON
MCKENZIE: Minnie Lee Barton, 80, died Friday, July 15, 2011 at McKenzie Regional Hospital. Funeral services were Sunday, July 17, at 2 p.m. at McKenzie Funeral Home with Elder Robert Churchwell officiating. Burial followed in McBride Cemetery.
Mrs. Barton was born April 25, 1931 in Missouri to the late Harve and Amy Simmons Davis. She was a homemaker, member of Primitive Baptist Church of McKenzie and the Macedonia Home Demonstration Club.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by one son, Robert Barton; and two brothers, Haskell Davis and Lawrence Davis.
Survivors include: her husband of 65 years, James R. Barton of McKenzie; one son, Dennis Barton of McKenzie; five grandchildren, Christopher Barton, Renee Verner, Mandy (Robert) Gammill, Nick (Chasidy) Barton, Chase (Jill) Barton; and 10 great-grandchildren.
JOSEPH WALTER MILAM, SR.
HUNTINGDON: Joseph Walter Milam, Sr., 80, died Sunday, July 10, 2011 at his home. Funeral services were Wednesday, July 13, at 10 a.m. at Dilday-Carter Funeral Home with Bro. Jimmy Hampton officiating. Burial followed in Carroll Memorial Gardens.
Mr. Milam was born August 4, 1930 in Yuma to the late William Thomas Milam and Pauline Walter Wall Milam. He was a retired farmer and supervisor for Publix Shirt Corporation and a member of the Huntingdon Church of Christ. He was active in the Ruritan Club, a coach for Little League and Babe Ruth, and the soil conservation Farmer of the Year in 2006.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy "Dot" Milam, who died December 12, 2009; one daughter, Gail Milam Clement; and one brother, Billy Milam.
Survivors include: one son and daughter-in-law, Joseph "Joe" (Lynn) Milam, Jr. of Savannah; one daughter and son-in-law, Kay (Pat) Bishop of Huntingdon; two sisters, Gwen Page of Lexington and yuvonne (John) Simonton of Lexington; one brother-in-law, Paul (Maxine) Allen of Huntingdon; seven grandchildren, Jackie (Travis) Kinney of California, Kacee (Joe Pat) McGuigan of Nashville, Hunter Clement of Jackson, Taylor Milam of Huntingdon, Lindsey (Brent) Barlowe of Atwood, Tyler (Laura Beeth) Milam of Huntingdon, Allen (Samantha) Bishop of Camden; four great-grandchildren, Ty Barlowe, Ava Barlowe, Mary McGuigan and Addison Milam.
Pallbearers who served were Tyler Milam, Taylor Milam, Allen Bishop, Brent Barlowe, Hunter Clement, Johnny Simonton and Scotty Rhodes. Honorary pallbearers who served were Ty Barlowe, Jerry White, Billy Dillahunty, Arville Wilkes, Joe Pat McGuigan, Travis Kinney and Paul Allen.
JAMES L. CRUM
CLARKSBURG: James L. Crum, 92, died Thursday, July 14, 2011 at his home. Funeral services were Saturday, July 16, at 10 a.m. at Chase Funeral Home with Bro. Andrew Stokes and Bro. Phillip Halter officiating. Burial followed in Clarksburg Cemetery.
Mr. Crum was born April 8, 1919 in Clarksburg to the late William E. Crum and Lauuna (Smith) Crum. He was retired from the Tennessee Department of Transportation, lifelong farmer, and a member of Clarksburg Missionary Baptist Church. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Jewel Fronabarger and Hattie Groves; and three brothers, B. Crum, Troy Crum and Paul Crum.
Survivors include; his wife of 72 years, Elizabeth (Lewis) Crum of Clarksburg; two sons, Paul Lewis (Christine) Crum of Wildersville and George Waldon (Patsy) Crum of Union City; one sister, Odillion Collins of Cedar Grove; seven grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren.
GEORGIA ESTELLE ROARK
HUNTINGDON: Georgia Estelle Roark, 80, died Saturday, July 16, 2011 at Huntingdon Health and Rehabilitation. Funeral services were Tuesday, July 19, at 11 a.m. at Chase Funeral Home with Bro. Lyn O'Bryant officiating. Burial followed in Christian Chapel Cemetery
Mrs. Roark was born April 8, 1931 in Carroll County to the late Ernest White and Eunice (Kelly) White. She was a retired production worker at Publix Shirt Corporation and a member of Huntingdon Church of Christ. She was also a RSVP volunteer at Baptist Hospital.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ulysus Roark; four sons, Stanley Woods, Larry Woods, Danny Woods, and Randy Woods; and a great-granddaughter, Jeci Drinkard.
Survivors include: two daughters, Linda (Butch) Brinkley of Huntingdon, and Debbie (Chester) Baumgardner of Cedar Grove; one stepdaughter, Sue (Donnie) Baucom of Huntingdon; one son, Michael (Joyce) Woods of Huntingdon; one sister, Ardell (Elbert) Robinson of Henderson; 12 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren, and three great-great grandchildren.
MICHAEL DENNIS KIRCHNER
BRUCETON: Michael Dennis Kirchner, 33, died Saturday, July 16, 2011 at his home. A graveside memorial service will be later.
Mr. Kirchner, a machinist, was born August 15, 1977 in Berwyn, Illinois. He was preceded in death by his mother, Linda Carol Wyatt.
Survivors include: his wife, Molly Rene Kirchner of Bruceton; two daughters, Jessica Rene Kirchner and Angelina Carol Kirchner, both of Bruceton; his father, Dennis Earl Kirchner of Bruceton; one sister, Delores Vera Hart of Rutherford; and one brother, Nicholas Conway of Bruceton.