OBITUARIES of some of those interred in Grace Baptist Church Cemetery

S-Y

Sales, Infant
A baby was born to Mr. & Mrs. Sales Sunday, only lived four hours and was laid to rest in Grace Cemetery.
Lauderdale County Enterprise, Friday February 27th,1925

RIPLEY - Benjamin F. Sanderson, 81, retired farmer, died Wednesday at Baptist Memorial Hospital East in Memphis. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Garner Funeral Home with burial in Grace Cemetery. He was a World War II Marine veteran. Mr. Sanderson, the husband of Louise Vaughn Sanderson, also leaves two daughters, Daisy Wallace of Manteca, Calif., and Angel Combs of Booneville, Calif.; three sons, Ernie Sanderson of Cloverdale, Calif., Benjamin Sanderson Jr. of Hartville, Mo., and Carl Sanderson of Indiana; four stepdaughters, Lavon Goodman of Henning, and Eunice Lumley, Lillian Smith and Johnnie Kirby, all of Ripley; two stepsons, William Geary of Ripley and Van Geary of Gates, 11 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: May 28, 1993

Mrs. Callie Frances Kennedy Sandlin, 58, of Nut Bush, died Saturday at her home. Services were Sunday in Grace Baptist Church, burial in Church Cemetery. She leaves her husband, Joe C. SANDLIN; her son, Larry SANDLIN, of Nut Bush; her brother, John KENNEDY; and her sister, Mrs. A. T. BROWN, both of Ripley.

RIPLEY - Billy Earl Sanford, 59, factory worker at Universal Electric, died of cancer Sunday at Methodist Hospital North in Memphis. Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Garner Funeral Home with burial in Grace Cemetery. He was an Army veteran. He leaves two brothers, Ralph Sanford and David Sanford, both of Ripley.
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: March 16, 1999

RIPLEY -- Dixie Cordelia Sanford, 82, died Friday at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis. Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Garner Funeral Home with burial in Grace Cemetery near here. Mrs. Sanford, the widow of John Lewis 'Bill' Sanford, leaves three sons, Ralph Sanford, Billy Sanford and David Sanford, and a sister, Eva Glenn Hathcock, all of Ripley, and a grandson.
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: January 16, 1994

Sanford, infant daughter
b. 6 April 1935 --- 18 April 1935
father J.L.Sanford; mother Dixie Halfacre
cemetery Grace
Burgess & Peters Funeral Home page 194

Sapp, Ed
d 6 Jan 1927
Grace
b KY
age 50 yrs old
Burgess & Peters Funeral Home

RIPLEY - Irene Savage, 93, retired sales clerk, died Friday at her home. Services will be at 3 p.m. today at Garner Funeral Home with burial in Grace Cemetery. She attended Grace Baptist Church. Mrs. Savage, the widow of William Roy Savage, leaves four daughters, Shirley Ragland of Hermitage, Kay Langley of Brownsville, and Peggy Reviere and Janet Oates, both of Ripley; two sons, Don Savage of Ripley and Danny Savage of Henning; two sisters, Eddie Lou Kelley and Bessie McCoy, both of Ripley, 17 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: September 21, 2003

RIPLEY - Odis R. Scoggins, 67, retired construction superintendent, died Thursday at his home. Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Yarbrough Funeral Home with burial in Grace Cemetery. He was a Korean War Navy veteran and a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars and Carpenters Union Local 345. Mr. Scoggins, the widower of Pat Walding Scoggins, leaves a daughter, Phyllis Scoggins Schwinn of Odell, Ill.; two stepsons, James S. Haywood Jr. of Brownsville and Scott Dill of Ripley; five sisters, Naomi Scoggins Ray and Beauton Scoggins Matthews, both of Ripley, Louise Scoggins Houseal and Beckie Scoggins Bennett, both of Memphis, and Charlotte Scoggins Vaughan of Fulton, Ky.; a brother, D. Miller Crowder of Louisville, Ky., four grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: May 30, 2003

RIPLEY - Patricia Ann Scoggins, 64, owner of Scoggins Collectibles Antique Shop, died of cancer Thursday in Ripley. Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Yarbrough Funeral Home with burial in Grace Cemetery. She was a member of Mary's Chapel Baptist Church and Veterans of Foreign Wars Ladies Auxiliary. Mrs. Scoggins, the wife of Odis Scoggins, also leaves two sons, James S. Haywood Jr. of Brownsville and Maxwell Scott Dill of Ripley; a brother, Jimmy Walding of Ripley, and three grandchildren.
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: June 9, 2000

RIPLEY - Jessie Dalton Shands Jr., 76, retired factory worker, died of cancer Sunday at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union City. Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Garner Funeral Home with burial in Grace Cemetery. He was an Air Force veteran and a member of Central Assembly of God Church. Mr. Shands, the husband of Dotsy Jo Kelly Shands, also leaves two daughters, Donna Smith and Janice McCloud and a son, Kelly Ray, all of Ripley; a sister, Iva Jewell Shands Newton of Martin; a brother, Bernice Shands of Plantersville, Miss., and four grandchildren.
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: May 18, 1998

RIPLEY - Norman Shands, 91, retired farmer, died Thursday at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Lauderdale in Ripley. Services will be at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Garner Funeral Home with burial in Grace Cemetery near Ripley. Mr. Shands leaves four daughters, Ruth Cone of Gates, Myrtle Poe of Ripley, Ira Jane Binkley of Tacoma, Wash., and Yvonne Dowell of South Elgin, Ill.; four sons, James Robert Shands of Northlake, Ill., Riley Shands of Wauconda, Ill., and Roy Shands and Louis Shands, both of Memphis; three sisters, Thelma Goodwin, Era Smith and Ethel Pankey, all of Ripley; a brother, Luther Shands of Halls, 31 grandchildren, 49 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild.
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: May 8, 1993

RIPLEY - Nathalene Langley Singleton, 63, of Memphis, formerly of Ripley, personnel secretary for Sears, Roebuck and Co., died Wednesday at Methodist Hospital North in Memphis after a heart attack. Services were Saturday at Garner Funeral Home with burial in Grace Cemetery near here. She was a member of First Assembly of God in Memphis. Mrs. Singleton, the wife of Porter Singleton, also leaves a daughter, Penne Nelson of Memphis; a son, Stephen Singleton of Atlanta; a sister, Lena Cutrer of Palatka, Fla., and a grandchild.
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: October 15, 1996

Smith, Wm Austin
b 8 Feb 1889 --- d 7 Jun 1930
father J M Smith; mother Susie Percifful
h/o Idalea Byrum
Grace
Garner Funeral Home

RIPLEY - Ida Sorrelle, 85, of Rockwall, Texas, formerly of Ripley, retired sales clerk, died Monday at Lake Point Medical Center in Rockwall. Services will be at 3 p.m. today at Grace Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery. Garner Funeral Home has charge. She was a member of Curve Baptist Church. Mrs. Sorrelle leaves a son, Dugan Pennington of Rockwall; two sisters, Nell Long of Arlington and Marguerite Meade of Ripley; four brothers, Elvis Cannon and L. C. Cannon, both of Halls, Jim Cannon of Millington and Val Cannon of Brownsville, four grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and a great- great-grandson.
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: October 21, 1992

Richard Wardell Sorrell, son of Mr. and Mrs. O.D. Sorrell of Dry Hill,
died Sunday, Nov. 14, 1926, age 13 years, from complications of whooping cough, pneumonia and colitis. Just in the bloom of youth, when the joys of life seem to multiply so rapidly, alas! came the grim reaper, Death, who is no respecter of person. He leaves father, mother, two sisters, eight brothers, graadmotber, and a host of relatives. And to add sadness to sorrow, the father and five of the children are confined to their beds. May the Lord and people remember this home in a substantial manner. Remains of the deceased were interred in Grace Cemetery the following day. Services were conducted by Dr. L. O. Leavell of Ripley. A Friend. ENTERPRISE Friday November 19, 1926

RIPLEY - Brandon Jerome Spray, 16, student at Ripley High School, died Friday at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Lauderdale of injuries received in an auto accident. Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Mary's Chapel Church, where he was a member, with burial in Grace Cemetery near Ripley. Garner Funeral Home has charge. He also leaves his mother and stepfather, Sandra and Bobby Crihfield Jr.; a sister, Angela Williams, and his grandparents, J.C. and Maggie Spray and Vern and Evelyn Green, all of Ripley.
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: November 21, 1999

RIPLEY - J. C. Spray, 91, farmer, died Thursday at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Lauderdale. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. today at Garner Funeral Home with burial in Grace Cemetery. Mr. Spray, the husband of Maggie Sue Smith Spray, also leaves five daughters, Annie Sue Beasley and Nona Broglin, both of Ripley, Virginia Wilkerson and Mary Beasley, both of Dyersburg, and Cheryl Dickhaus of Bonne Terre, Mo.; two sons, Hugh William Spray of Munford and Jim Spray of Ripley, 10 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: April 26, 2003

RIPLEY - Johnny Wayne Spray, 54, died of heart failure Thursday at Baptist Memorial Hospital East in Memphis. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. today at Garner Funeral Home with burial in Grace Cemetery. He was a member of Salem Baptist Church. He leaves two daughters, Jennifer Spurlock and Amy Spray; a son, Kevin Spray, and his parents, J. C. and Maggie Spray, all of Ripley; five sisters, Cheryl Dickhaus of Missouri, Virginia Wilderson and Mary Beasley, both of Dyersburg, and Sue Beasley and Nona Broglin, both of Ripley; two brothers, Willie Spray of Munford and Jimmy Spray of Ripley, and six grandchildren.
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: November 7, 1998

RIPLEY - Maggie Sue Spray, 87, homemaker, died Tuesday at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Lauderdale. Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Garner Funeral Home with burial in Grace Cemetery. She was a member of Walnut Grove Baptist Church. Mrs. Spray, the widow of J. C. Spray, leaves five daughters, Annie Sue Beasley and Nona Broglin, both of Ripley, Virginia Wilkerson and Mary Beasley, both of Dyersburg, and Cheryl Dickhaus of Bonne Terre, Mo.; two sons, Hugh William Spray of Munford and Jim Spray of Ripley, 13 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: August 27, 2003

RIPLEY - William Kevin Spray, 28, died of lung disease Sunday at UT Bowld Hospital in Memphis. Services will be at 11 a.m. today at Garner Funeral Home with burial in Grace Cemetery. Mr. Spray, the husband of Michelle June Spray, also leaves a daughter, Amber Nicole Spray of Muscle Shoals, Ala., and his mother, Peggy Spray; two sisters, Jennifer Spurlock and Amy Spray, and his grandparents, J. C. and Maggie Spray, all of Ripley.
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: March 16, 1999

RIPLEY - Mrs. Rose Stanley, 62, of Curve, died Wednesday at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis after a long illness. Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Halls First United Methodist Church, where she was a member, with burial in Grace Cemetery near Ripley. Halls Funeral Home has charge. Mrs. Stanley, the wife of Wallace Stanley, also leaves four daughters, Mrs. Linda Weeks of Curve, Mrs. Vickie Arbuckle-Williams of Charlottesville, Va., Mrs. Peggy Froeschauer of Nashville and Mrs. Kathy Toolen of Houston; two sisters, Mrs. Doris Henderson of Halls and Mrs. Joan Parks of Nutbush; a brother, Glynn Turner of Memphis, and eight grandchildren.
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: December 21, 1990

RIPLEY - Wallace Stanley, 78, retired from the Marine Corps after 28 years, died Tuesday at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Lauderdale. Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Archers Chapel United Methodist Church with burial in Grace Cemetery. Halls Funeral Hoe has charge. He was a World War II, Korean War and Vietnam War Marine Corps veteran, Purple Heart, National Defense medal and Vietnam Service medal recipient, president of Brownsville District of United Methodist Church and lay leader in Brownsville and Dyersburg. Mr. Stanley, the husband of La Quinta Matthews Stanley, also leaves four daughters, Linda Weeks of Tennessee, Vickie Williams of Blacksburg, Va., Kathy Toolan of Houston and Peggy Nelson of Fort Smith, Ark.; a sister, Mary Coleen Jackson of Homewood, Ill.; a brother, William L. Stanley of Ripley, 10 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. The family requests that any memorials be sent to Archers Chapel United Methodist Church, Star Center for the Blind in Jackson or a charity of the donor's choice.
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: March 25, 2004

Alice A. Stillwell
Mrs. Mary Alice Midyett Stillwell, 69, of Edith, died at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday of last week. Services were at 2 p.m. last Friday in Edith Methodist Church, of which she was a member. Burial was in Grace Cemetery, Ripley Funeral Home in charge. Born near Halls, she was a lifelong resident of Lauderdale County. She leaves her husband, Harvey STILLWELL; her son, Dorman BEARD, of Ripley; her daughter, Mrs. J. D. McNEIL, of Gates; Her sisters, Mrs. Maggie FLOWERS, of Memphis, and Mrs. Mattie WILLIAMS, of Blytheville, Ark.; and seven grandchildren.
Lauderdale County Enterprise FRIDAY APRIL 12, 1968

RIPLEY - Agnes Sutton, 85, retired nurses assistant, died Saturday at Ripley Healthcare and Rehab. Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Garner Funeral Home with burial in Grace Cemetery. She was a member of Ripley Church of Christ. Mrs. Sutton, the widow of W. F. Sutton, leaves two daughters, Patricia Ostendorff of Walterboro, S.C., and Pamela Dowty of Murray, Ky.; two sons, Ronnie Sutton of Camby, Ind., and Mike Sutton of Ripley; four sisters, Georgia Campbell and Frances Shields, both of Ripley, and Pansy Wilson and Louise Lewis, both of Memphis; two brothers, Ed Hutcherson and James Hutcherson, both of Ripley, seven grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: April 9, 2002

RIPLEY - Mrs. Lillian H. Sutton, 69, of Slidell, La., formerly of Ripley, died Saturday at Slidell Memorial Hospital. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Garner Funeral Home with burial in Grace Cemetery near Ripley. Mrs. Sutton, widow of Robert W. Sutton, leaves three daughters, Mrs. Jacquelyn Boyd and Mrs. Lynne Ross, both of Slidell, and Mrs. Debra Hammond of Dyersburg; a son, Robert W. Sutton Jr. of Charleston, S.C., and six grandchildren.
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: February 11, 1991

RIPLEY - O. R. 'Jack' Taylor, 74, retired teacher, died of pneumonia Friday at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Lauderdale. Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at First Baptist Church in Ripley, where he was a deacon, with burial in Grace Cemetery. Garner Funeral Home has charge. He was a member of Ripley Rotary Club. Mr. Taylor, the widower of Martha Jane Taylor, leaves two sons, David Taylor of Smyrna and Phil Taylor of Old Hickory; a brother, Sammy Taylor of Senatobia, and five grandchildren.
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: December 20, 1998

Taylor, Thelma
b 8 Nov 1918 --- d 4 Sep 1927
father Gen Tayler, AL
mother Ruby Kennedy
cemetery Grace
MO. Death
Burgess & Peters Funeral Home

Eddie L. Thompson, 69, died Tuesday in Crittenden County Hospital in West Memphis, Ark., after long illness. Services were Wednesday in Citizens Funeral Home in west Memphis, burial in Grace Cemetery here. He was a retired employee of Mallory Air Force Depot in Memphis, and a former Memphis firefighter. He leaves his brothers, W. G. THOMPSON and "Red" THOMPSON, both of Ripley and J. P. THOMPSON, of West Memphis; sisters, Mrs. A. L. HAMMETT, of West Memphis and Mrs. J. C. CARTER, of Millington.
FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 20, 1968

Thompson, Georgia Ann
d 30 Jan 1928
father George Byrn; mother Lunsford
w/o W J T
cemetery Grace
age 66 yrs old
Burgess & Peters Funeral Home

Thompson, Gordon P
b 2 Sep 1870 --- d 14 Nov 1931
father Jason Thompson; mother Mattie Dell
cemetery Grace
Shelby Co. death
Burgess & Peters Funeral Home

Mrs. 0llie Thompson
b. 1 March 1871 --- d. 4 March 1935
father Dave Dennie; mother Bettie Byrn
cemetery Grace
Burgess & Peters Funeral Home page 178

W. W. Townsend
b. 15 Apr 1884 --- d. 15 Apr 1942
father Richard Townsend; Mother Ellen ?
b. Ill.
farmer
cemetery Grace
Bergess & Peters Funeral Home

RIPLEY - Elvie Irene Tucker, 90, retired cook, died Sunday at Ripley Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center. Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Garner Funeral Home with burial in Grace Cemetery. She was a member of Grace Baptist Church. Mrs. Tucker, the widow of Lonnie Jefferson Tucker, leaves a daughter, Dianne Wray of Halls; two sons, Edward Tucker of Ripley and Danny Tucker of Murfreesboro, 13 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: August 24, 2004

Mrs. Mattie Tucker, 87, of Ripley, died at 1:30 p.m. Saturday in Lauderdale County Hospital. Services were at 2 p.m. Monday in Grace Baptist Church. Burial was in the church cemetery, with Ripley Funeral Home in charge. She leaves three sons, Lonnie Tucker, James Tucker, and Joseph Lewis Tucker, all of Ripley; a daughter, Mrs. Lorene Estelle Sanderson, of Ripley; and two brothers, Dewey Newman, of Memphis, and Andrew Newman, of California.
The Halls Graphic
Halls Tennessee, Friday, March 17, 1972

Benjamin Rozelle Turner, farmer of the Curve Community, died at 11:15 Monday night at Lauderdale County Hospital after a heart attack. He was 59. Services will be held at 2:30 Wednesday afternoon at Curve Methodist Church. The Rev. Phillip Holtsford will officiate. Burial will be in Grace Cemetery near Ripley with Garner’s Funeral Home in charge. Mr. Turner was born near Flippin, Tenn. He leaves his wife, Mrs. Lula Vaden Turner; a son, Glenn Turner of Memphis; three daughters, Mrs. Rose Stanley of Havelock, N. C., Mrs. Doris Camp, of Halls, Tenn., and Mrs. Joan Turner of Curve; a sister, Mrs. Emma Sue Simmons of Halls; and either grandchildren
Ripley Tenn., July 22 1958

Turner, infant daughter
d 15 Nov 1928
father James Turner; mother Bessie Koonce
cemetery Grace
4 mo old
Garner Funeral Home

Lula Pearl Turner
Mrs. Lula Vaden Turner, widow of Rozelle Turner, farmer, of Curve, died at 9:20 p.m. Tuesday in Lauderdale County Hospital, where she had been four months. She was 61. Services were at 2:30 p.m. Thursday at Curve Methodist Church, of which she was a member. The Rev. Charles Yancy officiated. Burial was in Grace Cemetery. Born in Haywood County, she spent most of her life in Lauderdale. She is a daughter of Mrs. Ada Vaden, of Curve, and the late Jasper Vaden. She leaves her mother; one son, Glenn Turner, of Memphis; three daughters, Mrs. Wallace Stanley, of Hawaii, Mrs. Eddie Camp, of Halls, and Mrs. Terry Wayne Parks, of Brownsville; three brothers, Clyde Vaden, of Leland, Miss., Charlie Vaden, of Forked Deer, and Wheeler Vaden, of Curve; and eleven grandchildren.

Twilla, Mary Magdeline
b 31 Dec 1931 --- d 15 Jul 1932
father Lonnie Twilla; mother Annie Pearl Vowell
cemetery Grace
Burgess & Peters Funeral Home

RIPLEY - John Ralph Underwood, 76, retired electrician, died of cancer Tuesday at his home. Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Yarbrough Funeral Home with burial in Grace Cemetery. He was a member of Maranatha Baptist Church and International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers. He was a World War II Navy veteran. Mr. Underwood, the husband of Othoniel Kirby Underwood, also leaves two daughters, Johnnie Underwood Kunst of Poynette, Wis., and Bonnie Underwood Johnson of Memphis; a son, Gregory Ralph Underwood of Falkner, Miss.; two sisters, Ruth Kelley of Monticello, Ark., and Betty Lea of Brownsville; two brothers, Edward Underwood of Whittier, Calif., and Rhea Underwood of Phoenix, and seven grandchildren.
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: July 2, 1998

Vaughn, L M
b 22 Mar 1859 --- d 4 Mar 1933
father William Vaughn, GA
cemetery Grace
farmer; widowed; b GA
Burgess & Peters Funeral Home

L. C. Vaughn
Vaughn, Luther
b 28 Sep 1879 --- d 7 Nov 1926
father Jim Vaughn; mother Hargett
cemetery Grace
farmer; married
Burgess & Peters Funeral Home
The body of Luther Vaughn was found Sunday night between Gold Dust and Plum Point on the Mississippi River. The supposition is that he was waylaid, robbed and murdered, as it was found that he had a hole in the side of his head above the right ear and right side crushed and several ribs broken. Vaughn lived in Blytheville, Ark. but had been in Lauderdale County about a month picking cotton. He is a son of the late Jim Vaughn of Central, this county, and a brother of Walter Vaughn, of Gates. He was married and was 47years of age. The body was brought here Tuesday and buried at Grace Cemetery.
ENTERPRISE Friday November 12, 1926

Vaughn, Mrs Luther
b 14 Mar 1861 --- d 28 Jul 1928
father Jessie Arwood
cemetery Grace
Garner Funeral Home

RIPLEY -- Bessie Cleo Vickery, 92, died Thursday at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Lauderdale. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Garner Funeral Home with burial in Grace Cemetery near Ripley. Mrs. Vickery, the widow of Glennie Vickery, leaves a son, Bremon Helton of Ripley, six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: January 7, 1994

RIPLEY - Murray McDaniel Voss, 79, retired employee of White Rose Industrial, died of heart failure Wednesday at Baptist Memorial Hospital East. Services will be at 2:30 p.m. today at Grace Baptist Church with burial in Grace Cemetery. Garner Funeral Home in Ripley has charge. He was a member of Macedonia Baptist Church and Normal Masonic Lodge in Memphis. Mr. Voss, the husband of Ona Webb Voss, also leaves two daughters, Joyce Dempsey of Millington and Debbie Neill of Somerville; a son, Jim Voss of Somerville; a sister, Dorothy O. Bumpas of Collierville, 10 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: February 19, 1999

Voss, R R
d 25 May 1929
cemetery Grace
age 69 yrs old
Garner Funeral Home

Walding, Mrs Jane
b 27 Dec 1845 --- d 23 Nov 1929
cemetery Grace
Garner Funeral Home

RIPLEY - Jimmy Walding, 64, painter, died Saturday at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Lauderdale. Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Yarbrough Funeral Home with burial in Grace Cemetery. He was an Air Force veteran and member of Mary's Chapel Baptist Church. He leaves a son, Jay Walding, and a stepbrother, Tommy Dew, both of Ripley, and three granddaughters.
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: January 5, 2004

Warpool, Richard W
d 5 Jul 1930
father P W Warpool; mother Sarah Moore
h/o Ineze Chism
cemetery Grace
age 38 yrs old
Garner Funeral Home

HALLS - Ethel Leona Watts, 87, homemaker, died Monday at Oakwood Manor in Dyersburg. Services will be at 3 p.m. today at Halls Funeral Home with burial in Grace Cemetery near Ripley. She was a member of Halls Church of Christ. Mrs. Watts, the widow of Raymond Watts, leaves two daughters, Molly Kelly of Halls and Barbara Rea of Eads, six grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: October 15, 2003

HALLS - Raymond Watts, 85, retired farmer and security guard, died of diabetes Tuesday at Oakwood Manor in Dyersburg. Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Halls Funeral Home with burial in Grace Cemetery near Ripley. He was a member of Halls Church of Christ. Mr. Watts, the husband of Ethel King Watts, also leaves two daughters, Mollie Kelly of Halls and Barbara Rea of Eads, six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: April 13, 2000

RIPLEY - Harold Franklin Weaver, 70, retired Coast Guard veteran, died Sunday at Heartland of Memphis. Services will be at 1 p.m. today at Garner Funeral Home with burial in Grace Cemetery. He was a member of New Hope Methodist Church. He leaves a brother, Melvin Weaver of Tullahoma.
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: April 9, 2003

RIPLEY - Harrison Cooper Weaver, 90, retired farmer, died of heart failure Monday at Ripley Healthcare and Rehabilitation. Services will be at 4 p.m. Wednesday at Central Assembly of God, where he was a member, with burial in Grace Cemetery. Garner Funeral Home has charge. He was a World War II veteran. Mr. Weaver, the husband of Mary K. Arwood Weaver, also leaves two sons, DeWayne Weaver of Ripley and Dennis Weaver of Curve; a sister, Geraldine Chipman of Ripley; a brother, Louis Weaver ofCovington, three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: August 8, 2000

RIPLEY - Hiram Weaver, 89, retired clerk for Drake Brothers, died Monday at Covington Manor Nursing Home in Covington. Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Garner Funeral Home with burial in Grace Cemetery near Ripley. He was a member of New Hope United Methodist Church. Weaver, the widower of Teenie Weaver, leaves three sons, Harold Weaver and Larry Weaver, both of Memphis, and Melvin Weaver of Tullahoma; a sister, Mrs. Elsie Halfacre of Ripley; two brothers, O'Neal Weaver of Ripley and Herman Weaver of Jackson, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: July 24, 1990

RIPLEY - Larry L. Weaver, 58, of Memphis, formerly of Ripley, respiratory therapist, died of cancer Tuesday at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis. Services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Garner Funeral Home with burial in Grace Cemetery. He was a member of New Hope Baptist Church. He leaves two brothers, Melvin Weaver of Tullahoma and Harold F. Weaver of Memphis.
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: July 16, 1997

Marvin Monroe Weaver
b. 22 June 1914 --- d. 18 Feb 1940
father S. B. Weaver b. Ala; Mother Woodard
Madison Co. death
Cemetery Grace
Burgess & Peters Funeral Home

Halls - Mary W. Weaver, 92, cook and former employee of Western State Hospital, died Sunday at her home. Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Halls Funeral Home with burial in Grace Cemetery near Ripley. She was a member of Central New Hope Methodist Church. Mrs. Weaver, the widow of Raymond Weaver, leaves a daughter, Joyce Manuel of Halls; four sisters, Gertie Matthews of South Fulton, Lois Wright of Memphis, Joyce Avery of Millington and Cora Carroll of Ashland, Miss., two grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. The family requests that any memorials be sent to Bethesda United Methodist Church.
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: March 15, 2005

Webb, infant son
27 Nov 1930; stillborn
father Aubrey Webb; mother Eva Brown
cemetery Grace
Garner Funeral Home

Webb, infant son
b.& d. 11 Jan 1940
father Odie Webb; mother Kathleen Go
cemetery Grace
Burgess & Peters Funeral Home

STONWALL--The remains of Mr. James Webb, 18, were brought from Ridgely Monday and buried in Grace Cemetery The Lauderdale County Enterprise, Friday April 29, 1932

Lackey Webb
RIPLEY - James William Lackey Webb, 84, retired truck driver for Lauderdale County, died Sunday at Lauderdale County Health Care Center after a stroke. Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Garner Funeral Home with burial in Grace Cemetery near here. Mr. Webb, the widower of Beulah Apperson Webb, leaves a son, Billy Jo Webb of Ripley; a sister, Juanita Dailey of Memphis, four granddchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: July 16, 1996

RIPLEY - Lottie Mai Webb, 89, homemaker, died of heart failure Monday at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Lauderdale. Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Macedonia Baptist Church, where she was a member, with burial in Grace Cemetery. Garner Funeral Home has charge. Mrs. Webb, the widow of Perry Webb, leaves a daughter, Katie Missildine, and a son, H. P. Webb, both of Ripley; three brothers, A. C. Williams of Jonesboro, Ark., Jack Williams of Albuquerque, N.M., and Lloyd Williams of Ocean Springs, Miss., five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: October 25, 2000

Michael Eugene Webb, 21-month-old son of Mr. & Mrs. Lewis Eugene Webb, of Ripley, died at 3:50 p.m. Aug. 5th in LeBonheur Hospital in Memphis. Services were at 2 p.m. August 7th in Ripley Funeral Home, with burial in Grace Cemetery. He also leaves his sister, Stacy White, of Ripley; his grandparents, Mr. & Mrs. Bobby Webb and Mr. & Mrs.Charles Hutcherson, of Ripley, and his great-grandparents, Freeman Midyett and Mrs. Irene Hutcherson, of Ripley; Mr. & Mrs. L. B. Webb, of Halls and Mrs. Nora Bradford, of Grenada, Miss. Year 1977

Webster, Mrs Ann
b 26 Feb 1838 --- d 4 Jan 1929
father John Byrn
cemetery Grace
Garner Funeral Home

White, Jessie
d 2 Apr 1928
father Joe Kelly, MO; mother Burns, NC
w/o Bruce
cemetery Grace
age 42 yrs old
Burgess & Peters funeral Home

White, infant daug.
25 may 1935; stillborn
father Ola White; mother Edna Prater
cemetery Grace
Burgess & Peters Funeral Home Page 203

Lillie F. Whitehorn
Whitehorn, Mrs J H (Lillie)
b 26 Dec 1879 --- d 1 Mar 1930
father George Washington Hutcherson
mother Sarah Elizabeth Webb
cemetery Grace
Garner Funeral Home

Williams, Metter
d 18 May 1927
father R W Dew
w/o Alvis
cemetery Grace
age 48 yrs old
Burgess & Peters Funeral Home

RIPLEY - Ara Sue Webb Wilson, 91, retired secretary for the chief engineer at The Peabody, died of heart failure Sunday at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Tipton in Covington. Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Grace Baptist Church, where she was a member, with burial in Grace Cemetery. Garner Funeral Home has charge. Mrs. Wilson, the widow of Leamon Wilson, leaves two sisters, Lady Webb Durham and Ona Webb Voss, and a brother, Parnell Webb, all of Ripley.
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: October 2, 2001

Wilson, infant son
d 8 Sep 1931
father E E Wilson; mother Fannie Warpool
age 24 days old Burgess & Peters Funeral Home

RIPLEY - Leamon W. Wilson, 84, of Ripley, formerly of Memphis, retired upholsterer, died Saturday at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Lauderdale. Services will be at 2:30 p.m. today at Grace Baptist Church, where he was a member, with burial in the church cemetery. Garner Funeral Home has charge. He was a member of Masonic Lodge No. 772. Mr. Wilson, the husband of Sue Webb Wilson, also leaves a nephew and three nieces.
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: September 27, 1992

Woodard, John
d 19 Feb 1930
cemetery Grace
age 75 yrs old
Garner Funeral Home

After an attack of pneumonia, Mr. J. H. Woodard, 75 years, eight months, died at his home on Chishold Bluff, February 19th, 1930. Interment in Grace Cemetery. Surviving are his wife, Mary Thomas WOODARD; daughter, Mrs. S. B. WEAVER; eight grandchildren; nine greatgrandchildren.
Lauderdale County Enterprise, Friday February 28, 1930

Woodard, Willie
b 20 Jan 1893 --- d 30 Jun 1928
father John Woodard; mother Thomas
cemetery Grace
Garner Funeral Home

Mary Lee Thomas Woodward
b. 12 Oct. 1866 --- d. 5 Dec.1934
father James Falkerson; mother Harriet Tucker
wife of John
cemetery Grace
Burgess & Peters Funeral Home page 135

Yochum, Fany
d 9 Oct 1927
father - Spray
cemetery Grace
age 20 yrs old
Burgess & Peters Funeral Home

GATES - Eva Sue Young, 83, retired from Hall Tex Manufacturing, died Thursday at Methodist Healthcare-North. Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Garner Funeral Home in Ripley with burial in Grace Cemetery there. She was a member of Walnut Grove Baptist Church. Mrs. Young, the widow of Marley Young, leaves three daughters, Nancy Gitchell of Houston, Texas, Jimmy Sue Burks of Gates and Renee' Henderson of Ripley; a stepdaughter, Martha Ann Makover of New York; a half-brother, Clayton Craig of Covington, nine grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren and nine great-great-grandchildren.
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: November 16, 2002

Young, infant
b & d 2 Aug 1925
father J F
mother Martha Thoms Edwards Young
cemetery Grace
Burgess & Peters Funeral Home

RIPLEY - Lucy D. Young, 98, died Saturday at Baptist Memorial Hospital - Lauderdale after a long illness. Services will be at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Yarbrough Funeral Home with burial in Grace Cemetery near here. She was a member of Grace Baptist Church near here. Mrs. Young, the widow of Gus T. Young, leaves a daughter, Lady B. Randle of Ripley; a foster brother, Van Crihfield of Ripley, a grandchild, two great-grandchildren and a great-great- grandchild.
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: November 1, 1992

Young, Milton
b 18 Apr 1926 --- d 24 Jul 1928
father Leonard Young; Mother Luna Crihfield
Cemetery Grace
Shelby Co death
Garner Funeral Home

Stella Pearl Young
b. 10 Apr 1910 --- d. 16 Apr 1942
father Gus T. Young; Mother Lucy D. Crihfield
Shelby Co. death
cemetery Grace
Burgess & Peters Funeral Home

Talmadge Young
b. 17 March 1916 --- d. 3 Aug 1935
father Frank E. Young; mother Ora Robbins
cemetery Grace
Burgess & Peters Funeral Home page 220

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