Robert H. Roe Jr.

Robert H. Roe Jr., 73, passed away Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. He was born August 9, 1944, to Robert H. Roe Sr. and Mary Coble Roe. Mr. Roe was employed by the ICG Railroad (later Norfolk Southern) for 30 years and later had a small welding and mechanical shop in…

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Picture perfect day for Grand parade, Governor’s Luncheon

by Kim Forbes Last week the sun shone brightly on Humboldt. Some might have complained that it was too hot. Sure, some sunburns were endured. But, it surely beats the downpours that have fallen on our fair town in years past. It probably even beats sitting along the parade route in a coat. Because of…

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Your Right to Know

Humboldt 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…

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Jewell Marie Lackey

Funeral services for Mrs. Jewell Marie Lackey, 93, were held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 5, 2018 at the Humboldt First Assembly of God Church with Mark Hodge officiating. Burial followed in Rose Hill Cemetery. Visitation was Saturday from 11 a.m. until service time at the church. Mrs. Lackey, a homemaker and member of…

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WTSF Art Show a success

by Kim Forbes The West Tennessee Strawberry Festival kicked off Sunday with two events. The first was a prayer breakfast held at 8 a.m. at the Humboldt Medical Center. The second event of the day was the West Tennessee Regional Art Center’s Invitational Art Exhibition held from 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. at the art…

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Making A Difference

by Kim Forbes S.A.SH., Students Against Self-Hatred, founder Tiffany Purnell is gaining momentum for the work she began in Humboldt. Purnell, current Mrs. Tennessee and teacher at East Elementary School in Humboldt, saw a need in elementary school age girls and jumped in to address that need. Studies show that often girls’ self-esteem begins to…

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James Albert Fisher

Rev. James “Jim” Albert Fisher passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 10, 2018, at the age of 68. Mr. Fisher is survived by his wife of 40 years, Madge Dowdle Fisher; their two children, William Leigh Fisher of Muscle Shoals, Ala. and Lindey Fisher Jones (Jerrod) of Hurley, Miss.; grandsons, Brody, Jace and Barrett; siblings,…

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Pauline McClure White

Funeral services for Mrs. Pauline McClure White, 95, were held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 28, 2018 in the Shelton-Hunt Funeral Home chapel. Burial followed in Eldad Cemetery. Visitation was Saturday from 10 a.m. until service time. Mrs. White, a retired employee of Emerson Electric and member of Eldad Baptist Church, passed away on…

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Charles Haze Petty

Mr. Charles Haze Petty, 91, passed away Thursday, April 26, 2018 at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. He was born August 5, 1926, in Finger, Tenn. to the late Arthur Lee Petty and Pearl (Dees) Petty. Mr. Petty was a veteran of WWII where he served in the U.S. Navy; retired mechanic from Caterpillar; member of…

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Deanne Summars

Mrs. Nancy Deanne Summars, 75, of Trenton, Tenn. passed away Monday, April 23, 2018 at Trenton Healthcare. She was born November 21, 1942 in Corinth, Miss. to the late L.D. and Cleo Davenport Barnes of Humboldt, Tenn. Mrs. Summars was preceded in death by her husband, Jimmy Summars; and a son, Keith Summars Survivors include…

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