Roger Sanders

Roger Sanders passed on Monday, June 3, 2019. He was in hospice care at Northeast Georgia Medical center in Braselton, Ga. Mr. Sanders was born March 15, 1930 in Gleason, Tenn., the son of Nona Ketchum Sanders and Roger M. Sanders Sr. Mr. Sanders was preceded in death by his son, Phillip Wesley Sanders. He…

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Peggy Ann Lewis

Graveside services for Ms. Peggy Ann Lewis were held at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 1, 2019 at Oak Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery in the Edison community of Gibson County with Rev. Bill Rice officiating. Ms. Lewis, 72, passed away peacefully at her daughter’s home on Tuesday, May 28, 2019. She was born in Trenton,…

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Charles Davis Fonville

A celebration of the life of Charles Davis Fonville was held Monday, June 3, 2019, at 11 a.m. at New Shiloh United Methodist Church in Humboldt, Tenn. Officiating the services were Rev. Don Prescott, Rev. Steven Fonville and Rev. Kenneth Perry. Burial followed at Rose Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers serving were Kevin Wright, Brent Fonville, Mark…

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Senior Center honors veterans, mothers

by Brittan Pyron The Humboldt Senior Citizens Center held a program recently that was dedicated to honoring both veterans on Memorial Day and mothers for Mothers Day. The women were asked to wear all white and the men came in white shirts with black jackets and pants. Patriotic music was played at the beginning of…

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Mark Allen Hansen

Funeral services for Mark Allen Hansen, 46 of Medina, were held on Friday, May 31, 2019 at 1 p.m. at the Milan Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Burial followed in the Double Springs Cemetery near Milan. Visitation with the family was Thursday from 5 – 8 p.m. and on Friday from 12 – 1 p.m. at the…

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City board approves water treatment projects

by Danny Wade The Humboldt Board of Mayor and Aldermen made quick work of a short agenda last week. The meeting took around 30 minutes. Two big agenda items dealt with upgrades for Humboldt Utilities as the prep work to supply services to the Gibson County Industrial Park continues. Two resolutions were presented, allowing the…

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Theater renovations continue

In 2007, three local men purchased the downtown movie theater and began to bring it back to life. Now, in 2019, the Plaza is going through more renovations. Michael Longmire, Jason Tubbs, and Jeff Brown purchased the downtown landmark and put lots of elbow grease into fixing it up. Later, Brown decided leave the partnership…

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Vickey Tate

Vickey Tate, 62, of Chattanooga, Tenn. was born on April 8, 1957 to Arthur and Sue Tate of Humboldt. She passed away on May 5, 2019 surrounded by her loving family. Ms. Tate very much enjoyed art and she was always at her happiest when painting or fishing. She is survived by both parents, Arthur…

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Martha Elizabeth Henning

Funeral services for Mrs. Martha Elizabeth Henning, 88, were held at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 23, 2019 at the Shelton Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Philip Norris officiating. Burial followed in Oakland Cemetery. Visitation was from 5 until 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at the funeral home. Mrs. Henning, a homemaker, passed away on…

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