Luther Wayne Smith

Mr. Luther Wayne Smith, 80, departed this life on Thursday, March 7, 2019 in Jackson, Tenn. He was born on February 19, 1939 in Fruitland, Tenn. to the late Peter Samuel Smith and Ora Neal Wood. In addition to his parents, Mr. Smith was preceded in death by his two sisters, Daisy Stott and Patsy Barnett.…

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Your Right to Know

Court Report   Josh Rhoden, driving while license suspended Ladarrius Bailey, judicial diversion on simple possession and casual exchange (simple Sch. VI) Amanda Cook, simple possession/casual exchange Jonathan Blake Gordon, domestic assault Corey J. Smith, DUI second offense amended to DUI first offense Alice M. Allen, possession of unlawful drug paraphernalia uses & activities Terry…

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City board appoints school board member

by Danny Wade After several months of having an incomplete school board, the empty seat now has been filled. Mark Hodge was unanimously approved by the Humboldt City Board to fill the Ward 3 Humboldt School Board position. During the February 25 city board meeting, Mayor Marvin Sikes made the recommendation to appoint Hodge for…

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Richard Earl Harp Sr.

Richard Earl Harp Sr. was born to Gladys and Alvin Harp on February 19, 1937, on the Osage Indian Reservation in Pawhuska, Okla. He passed away at home in Humboldt, Tenn. on February 18, 2019. He was the eighth of 13 children, and was preceded in death by his parents and 10 siblings. Mr. Harp is…

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Annette Coble Cole

Annette Coble Cole, 80, of Dyersburg, Tenn. died peacefully Saturday, February 2, 2019 at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at the First United Methodist Church in Dyersburg, conducted by Dr. Phillip Cook and Rev. Will Clark. Graveside services will follow at 3 p.m. at Gibson…

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Paul Wayne Moore

Funeral services for Mr. Paul Wayne Moore, 78, were held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, February 16, 2019 in the Shelton-Hunt Funeral Home chapel with Dr. Bill Rice officiating. Burial followed in Rose Hill Cemetery. Visitation was Friday from 4 until 8 p.m. Mr. Moore, a barber and member of the Church at Sugar Creek,…

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Lula Mae Coleman McCurrie

Mrs. Lula Mae Coleman McCurrie, age 102, was born on January 28, 1916 to Mrs. Mary Dorthula (Robinson) Coleman and Mr. Albert Coleman. Lula Mae accepted Jesus Christ as her personal Savior at a very young age and was baptized at Porter Grove MBC in Humboldt, TN. Later, she united with the St. James Baptist…

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Roy “Butch” Berry

Funeral services for Mr. Roy “Butch” Berry, 75, were held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 in the chapel of Shelton-Hunt Funeral Home in Humboldt, Tenn., with Larry Talley officiating. Burial followed in Eldad Baptist Church Cemetery near Humboldt. Visitation with the family began at 11a.m. on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 until service…

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Robert Crowe Barker

Robert Crowe Barker, M.D., age 81, formerly of Humboldt, passed away on Monday, January 21, 2019 with his family at his side in Collierville. He was born in Memphis, TN on March 17, 1937 to the late Dr. Harold Grey Barker and Norma Latta Crowe Barker. He was the oldest son of three children. He…

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Lynn Epperson

Lynn Epperson, 66, passed away Wednesday, February 13, 2019, in Medina, Tenn. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, February 16, 2019, in the chapel of Replogle-Lawrence Funeral Home with Bro. Steve Osborne officiating. Burial followed in Hopewell Cemetery near Medina. Mr. Epperson was born near Medina to the late Raymond and Lorene Morgan…

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