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Humboldt Chronicle - Obituaries

Ellen Thornton

Mrs. Ellen Thornton, 82, passed away Thursday, March 28, 2024 at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. She was born May 5, 1941 in Humboldt, Tenn. to the late William F. “Billy” O’Connor and May (Glosson) O’Connor. Mrs. Thornton was a graduate of Humboldt City Schools and retired from J. Hungerford Smith in Humboldt. She was preceded…

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Diane Elizabeth Lam McKibben

Diane Elizabeth McKibben, 79, of Hopkinsville, Ky. died at 1:47 a.m., Friday, February 23, 2024 at her home in Hopkinsville. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, February 27, 2024 at Hughart, Beard & Giles Funeral Home with Rev. Todd Goulet officiating. Burial followed in Rose Hill Cemetery in Humboldt, Tenn. on Wednesday, February…

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Pam Stegall

Funeral services for Ms. Pamela Lee Stegall, 64, were held at 1 p.m., Saturday, March 23, 2024 in the sanctuary of Antioch Baptist Church with Dr. Bill Espy and Rev. Bill Rice officiating. Burial followed in Antioch Cemetery. Ms. Stegall passed away Saturday, March 16, 2024 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tenn. She…

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Doris Jean Graves

Graveside services for Mrs. Doris Jean Graves, 89, were held at 1 p.m. Monday, March 25, 2024, at White Rose Cemetery in Gibson, Tenn. Mrs. Graves passed away Monday, March 18, 2024, at The Capstone at Station Camp in Gallatin, Tenn. She was born in Humboldt, Tenn. to the late F.G. Barron and Roberta (Hendon)…

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Arthur and Nellie Sue Tate

Mr. Arthur Lee Tate was born June 7, 1937 in Madison County, Tenn. to the late Orain Thomas Tate and Ida Rosetta (Hudson) Tate. He was a truck driver, having been employed with McLean Trucking Co. for 31 years.  Mr. Tate was a member of Humboldt Masonic Lodge and Humboldt Lions Club. He, along with his…

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Robert M. Thompson

Mr. Robert Marion Thompson, 85, passed from on Sunday, March 3, 2024. Funeral services were held 11 a.m. Saturday, March 9, 2024 at Oak Grove Methodist Church. Burial followed in Oak Grove Cemetery. Mr. Thompson was born on November 25, 1938 in Dyer, Tenn. to Henry Flowers Thompson and Elizabeth Bledsoe Thompson.  The Thompson family made…

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Mindy Fisher Summar

Mindy Fisher Summar, 63, of Humboldt, Tenn., passed away Sunday, January 8, 2023, after a short battle with cancer. She was a 1977 graduate of Old Hickory Academy in Jackson, Tenn. and was a 1980 graduate of Union University. While at Union, she served as president of the Beta Omega Chapter of the Zeta Tau…

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Patricia Marie Luther

Patricia Marie Luther, 79, of Humboldt, Tenn. went home to Jesus while surrounded by her family on December 29, 2022, after a long, hard fought battle with cancer. Mrs. Luther was born to the late Carl Castellaw and Mattie Bell (McKinley-Castellaw) Alexander on October 11, 1943, in Trenton, Tenn. She later met and married the…

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Ann Simmons Williams

Funeral services for Ann Simmons Williams, 75, were held Saturday, December 3 at 1 p.m. at Morning Star Baptist Church, followed by burial in Rose Hill Cemetery. Visitation with family and friends was held from 4 to 6 p.m. on Friday, December 2 at the church. Ms. Williams was born on Tuesday, January 7, 1947…

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Joyce Blankenship Simmons

Joyce Blankenship Simmons, 75, passed away late Saturday, November 5, 2022. Graveside Services will be held near Jackson, Tenn. where she will be laid to rest with her family. Services for Mrs. Blankenship were held Tuesday, November 29, 2022 at Highland Memorial Gardens, Jackson. Mrs. Blankenship was born in Humboldt, Tenn. to the late Dossie…

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