Nancy Jane Crocker

Funeral services for Mrs. Nancy Crocker, 81, will be held on Thursday, September 21, at 10 a.m. in the chapel of Shelton-Hunt Funeral Home with Richard Bragg officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery in Humboldt, Tenn. Visitation with the family will be held on Wednesday, September 20 from 3 until 8 p.m. at…

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Mathew (Buddy) Lawrence Somers

Graveside services for Mr. Mathew (Buddy) Lawrence Somers, 62, will be held at 4 p.m. on Friday, September 22, 2017 in the Oak Grove Cemetery, Oak Grove United Methodist Church near Edison, with Kenny Perry officiating. Mr. Somers, a mechanic and resident of Humboldt since 1997, passed away on Friday, September 15, 2017 at his…

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Your Right to Know

Court Report Information listed for the Humboldt General Sessions court docket is obtained from court records and printed as is. The Humboldt Chronicle cannot assume responsibility for correcting inaccuracies when information accurately reflects the records. Readers are cautioned that some names published may be similar to or the same as those of other members of…

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Shaq coming to town

Basketball superstar Shaquille O’Neal is coming to town this weekend. The NBA star will participate a basketball camp on Saturday and that evening will be guest speaker at the Vikings Gala. Humboldt Viking basketball coach, Ron Abernathy, coached O’Neal at Louisiana State University (LSU). Abernathy traveled to Germany where O’Neal was in high school and…

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VFW post now Sugar Creek venue

GATHERING PLACE – Brad Webster and his wife, Tisha (not pictured), will soon open their new event venue, The Gathering Place at Sugar Creek. The former VFW building has been completely revamped, inside and out, top to bottom, to create location for all types of parties, weddings, meetings or any number of events. It features…

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Chuck McGill Memorial Highway dedicated

CHUCK MCGILL HIGHWAY – A dedication ceremony was held at Three Way’s Pine Hill Park last Saturday morning honoring the late Chuck McGill. A 3.5-mile stretch of Highway 186 is being renamed the Chuck McGill Memorial Highway. Those attending the unveiling of the sign are (from left) dedication ceremony emcee Julie Cooke, McGill’s daughters Katie…

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Fairrie Elizabeth Watson

Fairrie Elizabeth Watson, 94, died Sunday, September 10, 2017, at Liberal Good Samaritan Center. Mrs. Watson was born May 8, 1923 Wrigley, Tenn., the daughter of Alonzo Franklin and Fronie Elizabeth (Black) Rodgers. She had resided in West Tennessee most of her life, moving to Wichita, Kans. in 1964.  She had been a resident of…

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Margaret Elizabeth (Booker) Brown

Margaret Elizabeth (Booker) Brown, a long-time Newbury, Mass. resident, passed away peacefully at Sea View Retreat, Rowley, Mass. on Thursday, August 31, 2017. She was predeceased by her husband, Carl A, Brown, in 2010. Mrs. Brown was 94 years old, and had lived with fierce independence until suffering a series of falls in the last…

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Jean Eleanor Nicholson (Kinnie) Watkins

Jean Eleanor Nicholson (Kinnie) Watkins passed away in her home September 1, 2017. She was born in Indianapolis, Ind., the daughter of Robert Louis and Virginia Lee Cox Nicholson and sister to Lois Anne. Her father lovingly called her “Jeannie bug”. At 84 years of age she left a legacy of kindness, compassion and servant…

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