Jammie H. Foster
MCKENZIE: Mr. Jammie H. Foster, 57, died Thursday,
October 30 in a boating accident at Whiteville Lake in
Hardeman County. Two memorial services are planned for
Mr. Foster, one in Bolivar and the other in McKenzie.
Interment will take place in Memory Hill Gardens in
Visitation will be from 5:00-8:00 p.m., Wednesday,
November 5 at the McKenzie Funeral Home with a memorial
service at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, November 6 at the
McKenzie First Cumberland Presbyterian Church. The
second memorial service will be held at the Cumberland
Presbyterian Church in Bolivar at 10:00 a.m., Friday,
Mr. Foster was a graduate of Bethel College and lived in
McKenzie a number of years while serving as the
Assistant Director of the Tennessee Technology Center.
He had been the Director of the Tennessee Technology
Center in Whiteville since 1997.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Jamie H. Foster
and Pauline Bailey.
Survivors include two sons, John Lute Foster and Andrew
W. Foster, both of Memphis; and one sister, Nora
Reynolds of Memphis.
Christina Lola Patterson
HOLLOW ROCK: Services for Christina Lola Patterson,
28, were on Wednesday, October 29 at 1:00 p.m. at the
Bruceton Funeral Home with Rev. William A. Fowler
officiating. Burial was in McAuley Cemetery near Buena
Ms. Patterson died on Friday, October 24.
She was born October 2, 1975 in Memphis to Ms. Sherry
Ozier and the late Charles Wade Patterson. She was also
preceded in death by her maternal grandmother, Estelle
Survivors include four sons, Blake Santiago, Drew
Jordan, Astin Patterson and Tristan Patterson; one
brother, Tony Patterson, her grandfather, Levi “Squeak”
Ozier and a step-grandmother, Janis Ozier, both of Buena
Lawrence “Frog” Mullins
MARTIN: Services for Lawrence “Frog” Mullins, 82,
were Friday, October 31 at Murphy Funeral Home with Rev.
Charles Reagan officiating. Burial was in the East Side
Mr. Mullins was the owner of Mullins & Sons Contractors.
He was an U.S. Army Veteran and served in World War II.
He was a Baptist.
He was born June 21, 1921 in Christmasville to the late
James F. and Dove Scarbrough Mullins.
Survivors include his wife, Bobby Pope Mullins; two
sons, Ray Mullins and Johnny Mullins, both of Martin;
two daughters, Barbara Marr of McKenzie and Donna
Ashmore of Martin; 16 grandchildren and 19
Joseph Eric Harris
PARIS: Services for Joseph Eric Harris, 18, were at
1:00 p.m., Monday, November 3 at LeDon Chapel of
Ridgeway Funeral Home with the Rev. Jerry W. Massey
officiating. Burial was in Memorial Cemetery.
Mr. Harris was dead on arrival Friday, October 31 at
Baptist Memorial Hospital in Huntingdon from injuries he
sustained in an automobile accident.
He was born January 24, 1985 in Cleveland, Mississippi.
He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Paris.
Survivors include his mother, Debbie Peacock Harris of
Paris; his father, Joe Frank Harris of Horn Lake,
Mississippi; three brothers, Chris Harris of Paris,
Jason Harris of Cordova and Brad Harris of Cleveland,
Mississippi; two half brothers, Mark Harris and Michael
Harris and three half sisters, Missy Harris, Heidi
Harris and Whitney Harris.
Walton Ray Booth
MCKENZIE: Mr. Walton Ray Boothe, 81, passed away on
Thursday, October 30 at Oak Manor Health Care Center.
Services were held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, November 1
at Gallimore Funeral Home with Rev. Harrell Nations
officiating. Burial was in Mt. Zion Cemetery near
Mr. Boothe was the son of the late Marvin and Vertie
Phillips Boothe. He was preceded in death by seven
brothers and two sisters.
Larry W. Parker
CEDAR GROVE: Services for Mr. Larry W. Parker, 91,
were held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, November 1 at Bodkin
Funeral Home with burial in the Ferguson Cemetery near
Mr. Parker, retired owner and operator of Parker’s
Store, died on Wednesday, October 29 at Jackson-Madison
County General Hospital. He was preceded in death by his
wife, Annie Lou Parker.
Survivors include two daughters, Carol Anne Bryant of
Trezevant and Mary Elaine Douglas of Jackson; two sons,
Larry Dean Parker and Joe W. Parker, both of Cedar
Grove; thirteen grandchildren and 24
Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the
Nathan Derrick Smith
HUNTINGDON: Mr. Nathan Derrick Smith, 21, died on
Saturday, November 1 at the Jackson-Madison County
General Hospital from injuries he received in an
automobile accident. Funeral services were conducted on
Monday, November 3 at 7:00 p.m. in the Dilday Funeral
Home Chapel with Elder Scott Carter officiating.
Interment followed in the Hampton Cemetery.
Mr. Smith was born August 25, 1982 in McKenzie. He was a
painter for Goble Painting.
Survivors include his mother, Helen Martin of
Huntingdon; his father, Doug Smith; a daughter, Kaylee
Smith of Huntingdon; a sister, Beth Martin of
Huntingdon; two brothers; Chris Smith of Huntingdon and
Matthew Smith of Paris; and his grandfather, Robert
Smith of Mesa, Arizona.
Barbara Sue Chandler
HUNTINGDON: Mrs. Barbara Sue Chandler, 57, died on
Friday, October 31 at her home. Funeral services were
conducted on Sunday, November 2 at 2:30 p.m. at Concord
Missionary Baptist Church with Brothers James Moody,
John D. Small, Bryan Oakes, Lynn Stapleton and J.D.
Abbott officiating. Interment followed in the Humbles
Mrs. Chandler was born November 4, 1945 in Camden. She
was a manager for Thomas Bradford Shirt Corp. with 29
years of service and an employee of McKenzie Medical
Center with two years of service. She was a member of
the Concord Missionary Baptist Church. A daughter, Paula
Renee Chandler, preceded her in death.
Survivors include her husband, Rufus Chandler; her
parents, Verdell and Clara Dale Abbott Allen of Camden;
one son, Terry Lynn Chandler of Murfreesboro; one
daughter, Stephanie Annette Chandler of Murfreesboro;
two brothers, William Larry Allen and Steven Randall,
both of Bruceton; one sister, Cathy Lynettia McCaslin of
Huntingdon and two grandchildren.
Dilday Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.
Veleria Medlock Maddox
PARIS: Services for Mrs. Veleria Medlock Maddox, 94,
were at 3:00 p.m., Monday, November 3 at Ridgeway
Funeral Home in Paris. Burial was in the Poplar Grove
Cemetery in Springville.
Mrs. Maddox, a housewife, died on Sunday, November 2 at
Henry County Medical Center in Paris.
She was born September 24, 1909 in Springville to the
late William Lewis Medlock and Lucy Robbi Cole Medlock.
She was a member of Eastwood Church of Christ.
Her husband, Quitman Maddox preceded her in death.
Survivors include a daughter, Faye Winsett of Paris; one
son, William Haden Maddox of Springville; four
grandchildren; five great-grandchildren and five
Mildred R. Page
VERMONTVILLE, MICHIGAN: Mrs. Mildred R. Page, 76,
passed away on Saturday, November 1 at Ingharn Regional
Medical Center in Lansing. She was born January 29, 1927
in McKenzie to the late Elisha and Cora Wilson Aylor.
She was raised in the McKenzie area and attended area
schools. After high school, she continued her education
and received her real estate broker’s license.
On November 21, 1948, she married Edsel Page in
McKenzie. The couple began their married lives in the
McKenzie area and moved to Vermontville in 1973 after
purchasing a family farm.
Survivors include her children, Elvira Boucher of
Memphis, Edsel B. Page, Jr. of Memphis, Lanny Page of
Memphis, Sheri Reynolds of Vermontville, Christie
Trimble of Sarasota, Florida, Ben Page of Vermontville
and John Page of Grand Ledge; one sister, Gretchen
Vaughn of McKenzie; 13 grandchildren and 20
great-grandchildren. Her husband of 51 years preceded
her in death as well as one grandson and two brothers,
Woodrow and Emery Aylor.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m., Wednesday,
November 5 at Brummitt Funeral Home. The family will
receive visitors one hour prior to the funeral service.
Memorial contributions can be made to the McRee Guest
Linda Irene Sanders
JACKSON: Mrs. Linda Irene Sanders, 55, passed away
on Saturday, November 1 at the Jackson-Madison County
General Hospital. Funeral services were conducted on
Tuesday, November 4 at 1:00 p.m. in the Chase Funeral
Home Chapel with Bro. Fred Ward officiating. Entombment
was in the Carroll Memorial Gardens Mausoleum.
Mrs. Sanders was born January 17, 1948 in Huntingdon to
the late L.M and Julia Ann Taylor Brown. She was a
homemaker and a member of the Huntingdon First
Survivors include her husband, Norman E. Sanders; one
daughter, Cheryl Sanders Bagley of Lakeland; one son,
Erik Sanders of Jackson; one sister, Lois Marsters of
Nashville; three brothers, Clarence Brown of St. Louis,
Missouri, Charles Brown of Huntingdon and Martin Levoy
Brown of St. Louis, Missouri; and two grandchildren.
William Randy Scroggins
HOLLOW ROCK: Mr. William Randy Scroggins, 42, died
on Friday, October 31 at Baptist Memorial Hospital.
Funeral services were conducted at 11:00 a.m., Monday,
November 3 in the Dilday Funeral Home Chapel with
Brother Ted Gentile officiating. Interment followed in
Mr. Scroggins was born October 11, 1961 in Shelby County
to the late Maxie and Laverne Cary Scroggins. He was an
employee of Murray Outdoors.
Survivors include one daughter, Jacqueline Nicole Foster
of Hollow Rock; one son, William Randy Scroggins, Jr. of
Henry; two brothers, Bobby Scroggins of Memphis and Ray
Scroggins of Memphis and one granddaughter.
Teresa Lynn Powers Shepherd
TREZEVANT: Services for Teresa Lynn Powers Shepherd,
44, were at 2:30 p.m., Monday, November 3 at Bodkin
Funeral Home in Milan. Burial was in the Poplar Springs
Mrs. Shepherd died on Friday, October 31 at
Jackson-Madison County General Hospital.
She was a member of the Howse Baptist Church in Atwood.
Survivors include her husband, Danny Shepherd; three
sons, Brandon Joe Shepherd, Rusty Lee Shepherd and James
Lynn Shepherd, all of Trezevant; her father and mother
James Powers and Bobbie Powers of Milan; and two
brothers Tommy Powers and Terry Powers, both of Milan.
Lona Carmon White
MCLEMORESVILLE: Mrs. Lona Carmon White, 86, died on
Saturday, November 1 at the Huntingdon Health and
Rehabilitation Center. Funeral services were conducted
on Monday, November 3 at 2:00 p.m. in the Dilday Funeral
Home Chapel with Brother George Sellers officiating.
Interment followed in the McLemoresville Cemetery.
Mrs. White was born September 1, 1917 in Huntingdon to
the late Claude Elmer and Florence Goodrum White. She
was a homemaker and a member of the Independence Church.
Survivors include one son, Rance White of McLemoresville;
three sisters, Mauline Greeling of McKenzie, Mary Alice
Foster of Nashville and Joyce Biggart of Huntingdon; two
brothers, Bob White of Trezevant and Bill White of
McLemoresville; one granddaughter and one
HUNTINGDON: Miss Regina Pearson, 46, died Sunday,
November 2 at the Baptist Memorial Hospital from
injuries she received in an automobile accident. Funeral
services will be conducted on Friday, November 7 at 1:00
p.m. at the Huntingdon Christian Fellowship Church with
Rev. Cox officiating. Interment will follow in the
Parker’s Chapel Cemetery.
Miss Pearson was born August 3, 1957 in Carroll County.
She was a member of the Huntingdon Christian Fellowship
Church and an employee of Huntingdon Health and
Rehabilitation Center. She was preceded in death by two
brothers, Paul Pearson and Stevie Pearson and a sister,
Anna Rene Pearson.
Survivors include her father, Mather Pearson; her
mother, Martha Butler, both of Huntingdon; two sisters,
Frances Pearson of Nashville and Patricia Carter of
Champaign, Illinois; seven brothers, Richard Pearson,
Ernest Pearson and Kenny Pearson, all of Huntingdon,
Billy Pearson, Randy Pearson, Robert Pearson and Nathan
Pearson, all of Champaign, Illinois.
The family will receive friends on Thursday after 4:00
p.m. at Dilday Funeral Home with the wake from 6:00 p.m.
until 8:00 p.m. and on Friday from 8:00 a.m until the