Area Obituaries

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.…

Read More

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,…

Read More

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…

Read More

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.

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

James “Big Boy” Talton Graves Sr.

Funeral services for Mr. James Talton Graves Sr., 90, were held at 11 a.m. on Monday, August 27, 2018 in the Humboldt First United Methodist Church with Alan Grant officiating. Burial followed in Rose Hill Cemetery. Visitation was Sunday, August 26 from 4 until 8 p.m. at Shelton-Hunt Funeral Home and Monday from 10 a.m.…

Read More

Lester E. Frost

Mr. Lester E. Frost passed away at his home near Medina on August 23, 2018 at the age of 83. Mr. Frost was proud to have served his country as a medical aid in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He retired from the State of Tennessee Department of Transportation in Jackson after 18…

Read More