Humboldt Chronicle - Obituaries

Donald Ray “Buck” Scarborough

A celebration of life service was held for Mr. Donald Ray “Buck” Scarborough, 79, on Friday, September 6, 2019 at the San Jacinto County Fairgrounds pavilion in Coldspring, Tex. Graveside services and burial were held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, September 8, 2019 in the Bells Chapel Cemetery in Dyer, Tenn. Mr. Scarborough was born…

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George Griffin Boyte

George Griffin Boyte, 94, a lifelong resident of Humboldt, Tenn., graduated to his heavenly home on August 26, 2019. Mr. Boyte was preceded in death by his parents, Hubert and Olga Boyte. He leaves behind his beloved wife of 66 years, Carol Dent Boyte; his children, Kitty Boyte McKee (and the late Jerry McKee) of…

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Joan Lessenberry Harrison

Funeral services for Mrs. Joan Lessenberry Harrison, 75, were held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, August 25, 2019 at the Church at Sugar Creek with Dr. Greg McFadden officiating. Burial followed in Rose Hill Cemetery. Visitation was Saturday from 5 until 8 p.m. at Shelton-Hunt Funeral Home and Sunday from 1 p.m. until service time…

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Rev. Eddie Lee Burnett

Services for the Rev. Eddie Lee Burnett, age 80 of Humboldt, Tennessee will be held on Saturday, August 31, 2019, 12 Noon at the New St. Luke Baptist Church in Jackson, Tennessee. The interment will be in the Ridgecrest Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Friday from 5 p.m.-7 p.m., at New St. Luke.…

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John Allen Milam

Funeral services for Mr. John Allen Milam will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, August 28, 2019, at The Church at Sugar Creek with Bro. Clay Jackson, Dr. Greg McFadden and Chaplin Sheila OMara officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery in Humboldt. Mr. Milam, 48, passed away August 25, 2019, surrounded by his loving…

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Effie Ann Thomas Walker

Effie Ann Thomas Walker, 78, peacefully entered into Heaven’s gate August 16, 2019 after her courageous battle with metastatic breast cancer for the past six years. She exemplified to others what it means to fight a terrible disease with grace, strength, and faith in her Lord and Savior. II Timothy 4:7 says, “I have fought…

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Ruth Ann Hansen

Memorial services for Mrs. Ruth Ann Hansen, 64, will be held on August 17, 2019 at noon at the Central Avenue Christian Church in Humboldt, Tenn. with Rev. Steve Mosley officiating. A gathering with the family will be on August 17, 2019 beginning at 11 a.m. until service time at the Central Avenue Christian Church.…

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William Jerry Flippin

William Jerry Flippin, 91, of Milan, Tenn. died peacefully on August 3, 2019 at home surrounded by family. He was husband of Sara Floyd Flippin who predeceased him in 2016 and father of William (Bill) Jerry Flippin Jr., Floyd Senter Flippin (Guinda) and Thomas Houston Flippin (Susan), and grandfather of Jacob Graves Flippin, Clint Kirby…

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William Miller

William Miller, 70, passed away at his home in Humboldt, Tenn. on August 6, 2019. Mr. Miller was born in Hardshell, Ky. and grew up in Chicago, Ill. and attended school there. After school, he enlisted in the United States Air Force, where he served four years (1967-71) with the 49th Tactical Fighter Wing (TAC)…

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Roy Lanier Harper Sr.

Funeral services for Mr. Roy Lanier Harper Sr., 85, were held at 1 p.m. on Monday, August 12, 2019 in the Shelton-Hunt Funeral Home chapel. Burial followed in Trinity United Methodist Church Cemetery in Nutbush, Tenn. Visitation was Sunday from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. Mr. Harper, a retired employee of Porter Cable and member…

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