Mary Elizabeth Acuff Ferrell

Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Acuff Ferrell, 82, of Waverly, Tenn., died Saturday, September 8, 2018 in Covington, Tenn. Funeral services were held at 12 p.m., Saturday, September 15 in Humphreys County Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Jim Roundtree officiating. Interment followed in the Providence Cemetery at 3 p.m. in Jackson, Tenn. Visitation was from 11 a.m.…

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Joyce Mayo

Joyce Mayo was born January 22, 1946. She passed away September 16, 2018 after a long illness. Mrs. Mayo was the daughter of Priestly and Vader Jowers of Lexington, Tenn. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by siblings, Willie Nelson Jowers of Lexington, Billy Jowers of Lexington, Junior Jowers of Lexington,…

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Centurion Tyler still active after 100 years

by Kim Forbes Not everyone gets to reach the age of 100 and when it happens in Humboldt, people are eager to celebrate that milestone. The most recent Strawberry City resident on the cusp of reaching the centenarian club is Kathryn Tyler. Tyler was born September 19, 1918. Last Saturday a celebration in her honor…

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John Franklin Smith

On Sunday, September 9, 2018, John Franklin Smith, loving husband and father, passed away at the age of 83 at Cartersville Medical Center in Cartersville, Ga.  He passed away peacefully and quietly as he lived, surrounded by his family. Mr. Smith lived his final years in Acworth, Ga. with his daughter, Stephanie and her family and…

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Your Right to Know

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

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Jimmy Burnett

Jimmy Burnett passed away September 6, 2018 at Humboldt Medical Center. Services will be held Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at Morning Star Baptist Church at 1 p.m.

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Ollie Ruth Claybrook Farmer

Ollie Ruth Claybrook Farmer swiftly left her earthly body on September 3, 2018. Born in Gates, Tennessee on October 7, 1928, she moved to Humboldt, Tennessee when she started high school and had been a resident there ever since. She met and married her Stigall High School sweetheart, Mr. Calvin Farmer, who is left to…

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Doris Emily Lewis Pillow

Doris Emily Lewis Pillow was born on February 21, 1930. She passed away August 28, 2018 at Jackson Madison County General Hospital. Mrs. Pillow was a member of the First Cumberland Presbyterian Church. She was retired from Emerson Motor Company. She was a member of Eastern Star. Mrs. Pillow was preceded in death by her…

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James Thomas Ryal, Jr.

Mr. Jim” Ryal, age 71, passed away Sunday, August 26, 2018, at home surrounded by family, in Humboldt, Tn. He was born in Dyer to the late Jamie and Martha Nell King Ryal on November 9, 1946. Jim is survived by his wife of 47 years, Martha Jean Atlee Ryal; two daughters: Anne Ryal Coleman…

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Betty Thomas

Funeral services for Mrs. Betty Thomas were held at 1 p.m., Friday, August 31, 2018, in the chapel of Replogle-Lawrence Funeral Home with Bro. Mike Sellers officiating.  Burial followed in Highland Memorial Gardens. Mrs. Thomas, 80, passed away Sunday, August 26, 2018, at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. She was born in Gibson County, Tenn. to…

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