November 26, 1932 - - April 27, 2017
James D. Emerson Sr., 84 years old, passed away peacefully at his home in Bartlett, TN on Thursday, April 27, 2017. A patriotic man with an enduring sense of humor, he was a loving husband, father, and Korean War veteran where he served as a Master Sergeant in the United States Army. He retired from Velsicol Chemical Company. He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Mavis H. E ...
September 17, 1942 - - April 27, 2017
Don Edward Whittington, 74, of Southaven, MS, died on April 27, 2017
Funeral service will be 10 a.m. Monday, May 1, 2017 at Forest Hill Funeral Home & Memorial Park, East
July 01, 1922 - - April 23, 2017
Griffin Barrentine, 94, formerly of Memphis, TN, died Sunday, April 23, 2017 in Cabot, AR. Mr. Barrentine served in the Army during World War II, and retired from TVA as a route salesman. He also was a longtime member of Berclair Baptist Church, where he served on the Board of Deacons for 60 years.
He leaves to cherish his memory 10 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; and ...
April 20, 1942 - - April 20, 2017
Johnny Thomas Hood, 75, of Cordova, TN passed away on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at Methodist University Hospital, Memphis. Mr. Hood was born in Memphis to the late Carl O. and Elaine Hood. He was a graduate of Whitehaven High School and served in the United States Army. He was a retired foreman for the Illinois Central Railroad. Johnny loved his family and enjoyed gardening. He ...
James Harrison Jr
October 30, 1929 - - April 18, 2017
James “Sonny” Vardaman Harrison, Jr., 87 year old seasoned citizen from Oakland, and previously from Memphis and Pickwick Lake, passed peacefully at home on April 18, 2017. He was an Athlete, Salesman, Army Ranger in the Special Forces, Husband, Father and Grandfather. Sonny was born Wednesday, October 30, 1929. The front page of the New York Times exclaimed the massive los ...
Maurice Ford Jr
December 11, 1921 - - April 18, 2017
In Memory of Maurice Peyton Ford, Jr.
December 11, 1921 to April 18, 2017
Maurice Peyton Ford Jr., 95, of Memphis, TN died April 18, 2017 at Baptist Memorial Hospital. He was born on December 11, 1921 in Memphis and was the son of Annie Laurie Arquitt and Maurice Peyton Ford Sr. Maurice was preceded in death by his wife of 69 years, Edna Carter Ford. His ...
April 13, 1984 - - April 14, 2017
Tech. Sgt. Charles Michael Shands, USAF, age 33, lovingly known to family and friends as Chase, went home to be with the Lord, on Friday, April 14, 2017. He was born on April 13, 1984, in Memphis, TN. He is survived by his mother Brenda Shands, father Dennis Shands (wife Melissa), sister Carmen Bentley (husband Chris, daughter Lauren, and son Nicholas), brother Blake Shands ( ...
January 23, 1932 - - April 08, 2017
George W. Shemwell, Sr., 85, went home on April 8, 2017. He was born on January 23, 1932 in Memphis, TN to the late Homer and Elsie Shemwell. Mr. Shemwell retired from East Texas Motor Freight and previously from Memphis Cotton Carnival. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church where he was also a communicant. Mr. Shemwell also proudly s ...
Harry Coleman Sr
August 07, 1944 - - April 06, 2017
Harry Steven Coleman Sr. was born August 7, 1944 to the late Floyd and Erma Coleman in St. Louis, MO. Harry began life with 2 half sisters by his mother, Martha and Georgia, and a half brother by his father, Guy Coleman. From the union of his mother and father, Harry was the oldest of 4 boys (Floyd, David and Roger). Each 2 years younger than the last, the boys were close and ...
December 12, 1923 - - April 01, 2017
Mike Young Yancey, 93, of Cordova, TN went to be with the Lord on Saturday morning, April 1, 2017. Mike was born December 12, 1923. He is the son of Confederate Army veteran, Private John Samuel Yancey of the Mississippi Partisan Rangers of the Confederate Army. His mother was Nancy Pearl (Pickens) Yancey. Mike has been married to his wife, Louise Wildmon Yancey for 73 years. H ...