Humboldt Chronicle - Obituaries

Doris Jean Matthews

Funeral services for Mrs. Doris Jean Matthews, 90, were held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, January 19, 2020 in the Shelton-Hunt Funeral Home chapel with Keith Brown officiating. Burial followed in Oak Hill Cemetery in Gadsden, Tenn. Visitation was Saturday from 4 until 8 p.m. and Sunday from noon until service time. Mrs. Matthews, a…

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Kathryn Allen Bryant

Funeral services for Mrs. Kathryn Allen Bryant were held Saturday, January 18, 2020, at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Replogle-Lawrence Funeral Home. Burial followed in Rose Hill Cemetery in Humboldt, Tenn. Mrs. Bryant passed away peacefully at Bailey Park Community Living Center Thursday, January 16. She was born August 28, 1929, near Medina, Tenn.…

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Jolene “Jo” Keymon

Funeral services for Mrs. Jolene Keymon will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday, January 22, 2020, at Gregory’s Chapel Assembly of God. Burial will follow in White Rose Cemetery in Gibson, Tenn. Visitation will be held Tuesday, January 21, 2020, from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at the church and on Wednesday from 11 a.m. until service time. Mrs.…

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Sylvia Sue Blakemore

Sylvia Sue Blakemore, 68, passed away on Monday, December 23, 2019 at Maplewood Healthcare in Jackson, Tenn. Ms. Blakemore was born on August 10, 1951 in Humboldt, Tenn. to the late Hicks Blakemore and Jamie Lee (London) Blakemore. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three brothers, Dewitt Harris Blakemore, Jerry Blakemore…

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Robert Jackson Ramsey Sr.

Robert Jackson Ramsey Sr., known as Jack to his friends and Dada to his grands and great-grands, passed away Monday, December 30 at the age of 99. Mr. Ramsey was born on September 6, 1920 in Ardmore, Okla. as the middle child to Robert Eugene and Myrtle Ramsey. He and his four siblings, who all…

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Elizabeth Rebecca Mealer

Funeral services for Mrs. Elizabeth Rebecca Mealer, 88, were held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, December 31, 2019 in the Shelton Funeral Home chapel with Billy Smith officiating. Burial followed in Old Gibson Cemetery. Visitation was Monday from 5 until 9 p.m. Mrs. Mealer, a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, and a member of…

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Dennis Whitney

Dennis Whitney, 81, passed away December 16, 2019 at the Hospice of Okeechobee Hamrick House in Okeechobee, Fla., ending his struggle with cancer. He fulfilled his desire of “wanting to be as active as I can be until I cannot be” during this struggle and became an inspiration for many. Mr. Whitney is survived by…

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Gethel Modene Powell

Graveside services for Gethel Modene Powell, 85, were held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, January 4, 2020 in the Nunn Cemetery with Rev. Mike Waddey officiating. Mrs. Powell died Sunday, December 29, 2019 at the Jackson-Madison County General Hospital after a lengthy illness. She was born in Dyer County, Tenn., daughter of the late Porter…

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Jessie Mae “June” Harris

Funeral services for Mrs. Jessie Mae “June” Harris, 90, were held at 1 p.m. on Friday, December 20, 2019 in the Shelton-Hunt Funeral Home chapel. Burial followed in Rose Hill Cemetery. Visitation was Friday from 12 p.m. until service time. Mrs. Harris, a personal administrative assistant and member of the Humboldt First Baptist Church, passed…

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Ernestine Little

Graveside services for Ms. Ernestine Little were held at 1 p.m. Friday, December 20, 2019 at Centerville Cemetery. Ms. Little, 87, passed away Wednesday, December 18, 2019 at her daughter’s home, surrounded by family. Some of her favorite hobbies included cooking, painting and gardening. She was preceded in death by her mom, Ruby Morris Chappel;…

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