OBITUARIES of some of those interred in
Maplewood Cemetery

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Frances Herron Dailey, 79, retired teacher, of Ripley, died Tuesday, Dec. 4, at her residence. Services will be at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 5, at First United Methodist Church with burial in Maplewood Cemetery. Ms. Dailey was a member of the Retired Teachers Association, First United Methodist Church, and United Methodist Women. The widow of John W, Dailey, she leaves a daughter, Melissa Glenn of Ripley; two sons, Tom Dailey of Ripley and John Dailey of Memphis; a sister, Joyce Higgs of Jackson, Tenn.; five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Memorials may be sent to the First United Methodist Church in Ripley or the American Cancer Society.
The Lauderdale County Voice, Wednesday December 5, 2007

RIPLEY - Herbert Davis, 95, of Memphis, formerly of Ripley, metallurgist, died of heart failure Saturday at Allen Morgan Health Center. Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Maplewood Cemetery here. Garner Funeral Home has charge. He was a Shriner and member of Bellevue Baptist Church and Pi Kappa Phi fraternity. Mr. Davis was the widower of Thelma Hart Davis. Any memorials may be sent to Trezevant Manor Foundation.
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: December 1, 1996

W. H. Davis
Mr. Wm. H. DAVIS, one of our oldest and most respected citizens, died at his home in Ripley, last Friday and his remains were laid to rest in Maplewood Cemetery Sunday afternoon, in the presence of a large gathering of friends and relatives. Mr. DAVIS was born in Louisanna, 77 years ago, first removing to Woodville, Miss., and then to this county.

Carl Dodson, who lived in Ripley for several years while employed by the Illinois Central Railroad, died Monday in his home in Memphis. He was 80. Services were in Memphis Funeral Home, burial in Maplewood Cemetery, Ripley. His wife, Mrs. Willie Dewalt Dodson was buried March 28th. He leaves four sisters-in-law, Mrs. Alma Midyett, Mrs. Lurline McDade, Mrs. Dassa Dupree and Mrs. Mary Neal, all of Memphis.
LAUDERDALE COUNTY ENTERPRISE RIPLEY, TENNESSEE FRIDAY APRIL 29,1966

Drake, Alice
11/4/1903--2/4/1985
father Vasser Patrick MORIARTY
mother Eliz. BARBEE
widow of Sandford DRAKE
cemetery Maplewood
funeral home MALEY-YARBROUGH

Mrs. Lillian Wood Drake, 78, died at 9:15 p.m. Saturday in Jackson-Madison County Hospital. Services were Monday in Ripley Funeral Home, burial in Maplewood Cemetery. She was the widow of R. Y. Drake, Ripley merchant, who died in 1957. She leaves her son, Dr. Robert Drake, novelist, literary critic, and professer of English in the University of Tennessee in Knoxville.
The Lauderdale County Enterprise, FRIDAY DECEMBER 27, 1968

A. O. Durham is dead; Ripley, Tenn. Jan. 3.
A. O. DURHAM, prominent Ripley insurance agent died st his home here Thursday night of a heart attack. Services will be Saturday morning at the First Methodist Church by Rev. C. N. JOLLEY and Dr. Chesley L. BOWDEN, burial will be in Maplewood cemetery. Mr. DURHAM, a church leader, was the son of B. C. DURHAM, Sr. He was born in Lauderdale County. He leaves his wife, Maude CONNER DURHAM; his stepmother, Mrs. B. C. DURHAM, Sr.; sister, Mrs. Carey JOHNSON of Natchitoches, La.; daughter, Mrs. Carey SANFORD, Memphis; three brothers, B. C. DURHAM, Jr., Ripley, John DURHAM, Cincinnati, and Max DURHAM of Hammond,La. THE HALLS GRAPHICHALLS, TENNESSEE FRIDAY JANUARY 4, 1946

William Albert Durham
Albert Durham, 84, Durhamville farmer, died at 10 a.m. Monday in the Bank of Ripley, after an apparent heart attack. Services were Tuesday in Ripley Funeral Home, burial in Maplewood Cemetery. He leaves his wife, Glenn Ora Durham, and his sister, Mrs. W. L. Drake, of Ripley.
The Lauderdale County Enterprise, FRIDAY DECEMBER 20, 1968

Ripley - Jerald "Jere" Henderson Escue, died Saturday, January 6, 2007 in Ripley. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, January 10 at Garner Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, January 11 at First United Methodist Church where he was a lifelong member and was confirmed in 1968. Burial will follow in Maplewood Cemetery in Ripley, TN. Jere was born to Ella Mae Henderson Escue and Joe Turner Escue on March 5, 1956 in Ripley, TN. He graduated in 1974 from Ripley High School, where he was on the varsity football team for four years. During this time, he attended Philmont Scout Ranch, where he received the "God and County Award", and achieved the rank of Eagle Scout. He also attended the University of Tennessee at Martin, TN and Dyersburg State Community College, later he joined his father in a partnership on the family farm until his death. Jere married Angelia Dianne Ray in 1981. To this union was born Melissa Victoria Escue in 1988. Mr. Escue is survived by his wife, Angelia; a daughter, Melissa Escue; his father, Joe Turner Escue, all of Ripley; a sister, Joan Vaughn, husband, Mike and children, Kirk and Andrea of Franklin, TN; and a brother, Joe T. Escue, wife, Julie, and children, Jessica, Jennifer, Trey, Caroline and Coleman of Anniston, AL; his father-in-law, James Edward Ray and two brothers-in-law, Thomas Ray, wife, Kate, and daughter, Katelyn, Mike Ray, wife, Tammy, and son, Michael, all of Ripley, TN. He was preceded in death by his mother, Ella Mae Henderson Escue and his mother-in-law, Victoria Smith Ray.
Garner Funeral Home
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN) Date: January 9, 2007

Mrs. Katherine Thompson Escue, 47, of Memphis, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Thompson, of Ripley, died at 4:30 a.m. Tuesday in Methodist Hospital in Memphis. Services were at 2:30 a.m. Wednesday in Ripley Funeral Home. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery. She also leaves her husband, Robert P, Escue; a son, Perry Wayne Escue, of Memphis; a daughter, Mrs. Kitty Carol Gibson, of Millington; a sister, Mrs. Marguerite Walsh, of Ripley; two brothers, Paul E. Thompson, of Brownsville, and Robert C. Thompson, of Memphis; and a grandchild.
The Lauderdale County Enterprise
Friday, November 3, 1972

Estes, Minnie (Mrs.)
4 Dec 1865 30 Nov 1938 72y 11m 26d
race White b. GA
Dist. #4 Residence
wid/o J. H. Estes
services at 2 Dec 1938 First Bapt. Church Ripley
Widow
cemetery Maplewood, Ripley TN
Curry Funeral Home

Evans, Miss Louise
b 30 Aug 1904 d 13 Nov 1927
parents G R Evans, Sr & Annie Thumb
cause of death T B
cemetery Maplewood
funeral home Burgess & Peters

The remains of Patricia Ann Evans, two-year-old daughter of Mr. & Mrs. W. A. Evans, who died in Memphis Saturday; were brought to Ripley and laid to rest in Maplewood Cemetery Sunday afternoon. The child was badly scalded two weeks ago when she stumbled into her aunt, Mrs. P. L. ROGERS, who was lifting a pot of boiling water from the stove.
The Lauderdale County Enterprise Friday, January 29, 1932

Martha Louise Fain 63, of Henning, widow of Charles Edward FAIN, died Saturday of heart failure, in Baptist Hospital in Memphis. Services were Monday in Yarbrough Funeral, Ripley, burial in Maplewood Cemetery. She leaves a son, C.E. "Chuck" FAIN, Jr. of Henning; two brothers, John Stacy BALLARD of Halls, and G. P. BALLARD of Covington; seven sisters, Alice PERRY, Connie BURRIS, Josephine TRAVIS, Shirley BEST, and Virginia WEIR, of Covington, Mildred SONDERMAN of Memphis, and Frankie LOVETT, of Downers Grove, Illinois.
LAUDERDALE COUNTY ENTERPRISE RIPLEY,TENNESSEE JANUARY 18,1996

Fair, Thomas Payne
9/2/1915--9/28/1985
father John W.FAIR
mother Willie Mae PAYNE
husband of Mary L.WOOD
cemetery Maplewood
funeral home MALEY-YARBROUGH

Miss Louise Flack, who resided with Miss Mary Brandon JENKINS in Ripley, died at 3:15 p.m. last Fruday at their home on Highland Street. Services were Sunday in Ripley Funeral Home, burial in Maplewood Cemetery. She leaves he sister, Mrs. J. H. CECIL, of Huntsville, Ala.
The Lauderdale County Enterprise Friday May 21, 1968

Fleming, Katherine Rebecca
b 16 Sep 1913 d 3 Jun 1930
parents J N Fleming - West
cause of death car wreck
cemetery Maplewood
Garner Funeral Home

Ripley mourns the death of Mr. W. H. Flippen, which occurred at his home near town last Sunday morning of dropsy, after an illness of several weeks. He was one of Lauderdale’s best citizens, a most enterprising, industrious farmer and a gentleman whose life measured up to the plane of honor and integrity in its broadest, truest sense. He went by the familiar name of “Penny” and his comrades always found in him the most exacting ties of friendship, a willingness and a readiness to share with them whatever he possessed, and added to the sum of human happiness in every way possible. His remains were laid to rest Monday afternoon in Maplewood Cemetery.

Forsythe, Rhea
d 16 Jul 1926 age 9 yrs old
parent S C Forsythe
cause of death pneumonia
cemetery Maplewood
funeral home Burgess & Peters

Forsythe, Sterling C
b 20 Jul 1877 d 18 Apr 1929
PARENTS Stanton Forsythe - Johnson
CEMETERY Maplewood
Garner Funeral Home

Foster, W H h/o Lula
b 30 Jun 1838 d 23 Jan 1928
PARENTS Robert C Foster - Louisa Sanders
Texas death
cemetery Maplewood
funeral home Burgess & Peters

Florence Hart Murphy Freeland
Mrs. J. R. Freeland who was taken ill last week while on a visit to her daughter, Mrs. V. W. YATES, was carried to the Brownsville hospital Friday and passed away Sunday afternoon. The immediate cause of her death was double pneumonia. The funeral service was held in Brownsville Monday afternoon at 3 o'clock and the remains were brought to Ripley and laid to rest in Maplewood cemetery. Deceased was the daughter of Mrs. N.A.HART who survives her, as well as a daughter and several brothers and sisters.
LAUDERDALE COUNTY ENTERPRISE RIPLEY,TENNESSEE FRIDAY JULY 17,1931

RIPLEY - John E. Gaines, 81, retired City of Ripley employee, died of heart failure Monday at Ripley Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center. Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Garner Funeral Home with burial in Maplewood Cemetery. He was a member of Eastland Baptist Church and a World War II Army veteran. Mr. Gaines, the husband of Mary Evelyn Gaines, also leaves two daughters, Angela Littles of Ripley and Patricia Anderson of Nevada, Mo.; two sons, Richard Gaines of Gideon, Mo., and Jerry Gaines of Jefferson City, Mo.; two stepdaughters, Alice Harber of Gates and Pat Pruitt of Phoenix, Ariz.; two sisters, Nadine Kerley of Henning and Loula Pilcher of Ripley, five grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: July 12, 2000

JACKSON - Nell Henderson Gardner, 86, formerly of Ripley, homemaker, died of respiratory failure Tuesday at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Ripley First United Methodist Church with burial in Maplewood Cemetery. Garner Funeral Home in Ripley has charge. She was a member of Jackson First Baptist Church. Mrs. Gardner, the wife of George P. Gardner Jr., leaves two stepsons, George P. Gardner III and John Gardner, both of Jackson; two sisters, Ruth Smith and Ella Mae Escue, and two brothers, Roland Henderson and Sam Henderson, all of Ripley.
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: September 1, 2000

The remains of Andrew U. Given, who died from a heart attack at his home in Elizabethton at an early hour Monday morning, arrived in Ripley Wednesday morning on the 8:38 train, and after funeral services were laid to rest in Maplewood Cemetery. Mr. GIVEN was in his 57th year, having been born in Ripley on October 19, 1875. For several years he resided in Martin and Covington, and during this perion was engaged in highway construction for the State of Tennessee, building over 100 miles of hard surface roads. Some two years ago, he moved to Elizabethton and organized the East Tennessee Sand & Gravel Co., of which he became general manager at the time and continued in this position until his death. Mr. & Mrs. GIVEN lived in Ripley five years after marriage, and it was here that their three oldest children were born. Mr. GIVEN was a son of Mrs. Kate Hearring GIVEN, who died in 1926, and who was a member of one of the pioneer families of Ripley. He is survived by his widow, who before her marriage was Miss Lena HAMPTON, of St. Louis; one daughter, Mrs. J. A. BOYD, of Memphis; five sons, A. U. GIVEN, Jr., of Atlanta, Ga., William GIVEN, of Memphis, Phillip GIVEN, Robert Alvin GIVEN and Joseph Hampton GIVEN, who reside with their mother in Elizabethton; Phillip being ill with scarlet fever, and the home being in quarantine, preventing Mrs. GIVEN and the three sons living with her from attending the last sad rites. The other sons and daughter were present; also Dr. & Mrs. J. J. BOYD, of Covington, parents of Mr. J. A. BOYD.
The Lauderdale County Enterprise, Friday March 11, 1932

Katherine Hearring Givens
After an illness of only a week, Mrs. Katherine Hearring Givens passed away at the home of her niece, Mrs. J. A. Bandy, in Tunica, Miss. Tuesday afternoon. Funeral services were held at Mrs. Bandy's residence at 8 o'clock Wednesday morning, after which the remains were brought by motor hearse to Ripley, arriving here about noon. They were carried to the home of Mr. Henry L. Johnston, where the many friends of the deceased gathered at 2 o'clock to pay a last tribute to this good woman who resided in our town for over half a century. The services were conducted by Rev. H. R. Taylor of Newbern, assisted by Dr. F. H. Peeples, pastor of the Ripley Methodist Church, of which she was a true and loyal member from an early age up to the time she left Ripley--about 20 years ago--when she went to live with her only son, Mr. Andrew Given, who was making his home in Arlington, Ky. Mrs. Givens was born Sept. 2, 1846 in Ripley, her parents came from Virginia. Had she lived until next September she would have reached the ripe age of 80 years. She was one of eleven children, only two of whom survive; Mrs. Hettie Montague of Ripley; and Mr. Morgan Hearring, of Dallas, Texas. She was married in 1871, and her husband preceded her in death many years ago. To this union only one son was born, Mr. A. U. Given, who now resides in Martin. Six grandchildren survive. The remains were laid to rest in Maplewood Cemetery.
ENTERPRISE Friday March 5, 1926

Givens, M F Sr
b 22 Nov 1858 d 10 Jan 1928
parents Samuel A Given, NC - Green
cemetery Maplewood
funeral home Burgess & Peters

W. E. Glenn
The remains of Dr. Ed GLENN, who died Sunday at his home in Ashville, NC, arrived in Ripley Tuesday morning and were laid to rest in Maplewood Cemetery. The funeral service was held at the grave by Rev. Geo. H. MARTIN, interment with Masonic honors. Dr. GLENN was born 53 years ago in Ripley. He was a son of Mr.& Mrs. W. R. GLENN, and resided in this city until 26 years ago. He married Miss Minnie JOHNSTON, daughter of the late Mr. & Mrs. John Anderson JOHNSTON. He is survived by his widow; son, Roy; daughters, Mrs. O. B. HENSON, and Miss Evelyn GLENN; his mother, Mrs. W. R. GLENN and sister, Mrs. A. J. PIPKIN.
LAUDERDALE COUNTY ENTERPRISE RIPLEY, TENNESSE, FRIDAY NOVEMBER 13th, 1925

Grammer, Elmer
b 2 Mar 1870 d 3 Aug 1927
parents Ben Grammer & Sarah Neal
cemetery Maplewood
funeral home Burgess & Peters

Lizzie Grammer
Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Fullen GRAMMER, 93, widow of Elmer GRAMMER, Arp farmer, died Sunday in her home after long illness. Services were Monday in Ripley Funeral Home, burial in Maplewood Cemetery. She leaves her daughters, Mrs. Clara MORRIS, Mrs. Pauline THOMAS and Mrs. Hortense BUTLER, all of Ripley and Mrs. Sarah BOSWELL, of Millington.
The Lauderdale Count Enterprise FRIDAY AUGUST 2, 1968

Graves, Joseph E
d 10 Jul 1930
d St Louis, MO, 57 yrs old
cemetery Maplewood
Garner Funeral Home

Green, Mrs Alma E
b 5 Dec 1889 d 24 Jan 1929
parents Sidney Evans, GA - Lee
cemetery Maplewood
Garner Funeral Home

Halliburton, Florence Hope
Mr. and Mrs. Ryland Halliburton have the sympathy of a host of friends in the death of their little five month-old daughter, Florence Hope Halliburton, which occurred Sunday night at their home in Ripley. Interment was in Maplewood cemetery Monday afternoon at 3 o’clock.

Cliff Austin Haltom, 67, retired farmer, died at 11:30 p.m. Satyrday in his home in Henning. Services were Monday in Henning Methodist Church, burial in Maplewood Cemetery. Born in Paris, he resided in Henning 35 years. He leaves his wife, Annie Kate Alston HALTOM; his sister, Miss Mallie HALTOM, of Ripley and an adopted sister, Miss Ann BENTON, of Atlanta, Ga.
The Lauderdale County Enterprise, FRIDAY JULY 12, 1968

Claude "Leslie" Hamby, 89, widower of Merida Wilson Hamby, of Memphis, formerly of Ripley, died Tuesday in Saint Francis Hospital in Memphis. He was a graduate of Ripley High School where he played football and basketball. He served in the United States Coast Guard for four years during WWII. After the War he returned to Ripley as a partner in the H.M. Wilson and Company, a grocery store on the east side of the Ripley Square. He was employed by the United States Postal Service for twenty-five years. He also served in the Army National Guard for eighteen years. He was a member of Ripley's First United Church where he served on the Administrative Board, was a member of the Men's Comeback Sunday Class and an usher. He also served on the board of Maplewood Cemetery. He is survived by one daughter, Delaine H. Kelly and son in law Jim Kelly, of Germantown, a grandson Gordon Kelly and wife Terry of Germantown and a granddaughter Kimberlee K. Chaney and husband Mark of Charlotte, North Carolina, three great grandsons: Hayden, Harrison and Hudson Kelly of Germantown. He was a devoted husband, a loving father and a wonderful grandfather and great-grandfather. Memorials: Ripley First United Methodist Church or Donor's Choice.
Maley-Yarbrough Funeral 901-476-9778
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: November 23, 2006

Ripley - Merida Wilson Hamby, 83, former owner of H.M. Wilson Co., died Tuesday at Saint Francis Hospital in Memphis. Services will be at 11 a.m. today at Ripley First United Methodist Church, where she was a member of John Hedgepeth Gleaners Sunday school class and United Methodist Women, with burial in Maplewood Cemetery. Yarbrough Funeral Home has charge. She was president of Ada Nixon Book Club, regent of Fort Prudhomme chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution and member of Lauderdale Historical Society. Mrs. Hamby, the wife of Claude Leslie Hamby, also leaves a daughter, Delaine Hamby Kelly of Germantown, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. The family requests that any memorials be sent to Ripley First United Methodist Church.
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: November 19, 2004

Harry L. Hanna
H. L. HANNA, of Ripley, former Lauderdale County Register, and retired government employee, died Tuesday in a Huntsville, Ala., hospital, which he entered a week earlier, after having suffered a heart attack; he was 84.Services were in Garner Funeral Home, burial in Maplewood Cemetery. Born in Searcy, Ark., he had lived in Lauderdale County for 60 years. His wife, Mrs. Lena Bowers Hanna, died October 11,1960. He leaves two sons, Gale Hanna, of Gallitin, and Clark Hanna, of Dover, N.J.; three daughters, Mrs. B.D. Anthony, of Henning, Mrs. George H. Rodgers, of Memphis, and Mrs. H.C. Jones Jr., of Huntsville, Ala.; a sister, Mrs. J.E. Brewer, of Abelene, Texas.
LAUDERDALE COUNTY ENTERPRISE FRIDAY JANUARY 7, 1966

John Dawson Hanson
The tragic death of Mr. J. D. HANSON, who was drowned in Chisholm Lake, west of Ripley, Tuesday morning about 9:45 a.m. cast a pall of sadness over our entire community. In company with a party from Ripley, Mr. HANSON had gone to the lake for an outing. Some of the men were up the lake fishing when it was suggested that someone go and notify them to come in with the fish so that lunch might be prepared. HANSON volunteered to go, and within a short distance of the camp his boat was found about 30 minutes after he had left, but no sign of its occupant. The boat had drifted ashore and upon investigation, it was discovered that Mr. HANSON had drowned. A runner was sent to the nearest telephone and friends in Ripley were notified of the deplorable accident. The body was found about 3 p.m. Mr. HANSON was in his 40th year and was a native of Sardis, Miss., where his mother and one sister reside. Another sister, Mrs. J. S. RADFORD lives in Newbern. All three attended the last rites. He was a member of the First Methodist Church in Ripley. He is survived by his widow, who was Miss Carrie LIPSCOMB, of Henning and a little daughter. For 12 years, "Doss" HANSON had been a prominent figure, being connected with the hardware and furniture firm of Thompson Bros. Co., of which he was secretary-treasurer at the time of his death. Burial in Maplewood Cemetery. (parents James Dawson Hanson, MS; Sallie Short, MS)
LAUDERDALE COUNTY ENTERPRISE, RIPLEY, TN, AUGUST 31st, 1923

Martha Rose Hardy, 81, of Nut Bush, formerly of Ripley and Memphis, died Thursday of last week in Baptist Hospital in Memphis. Rites were Sunday in Garner Funeral Home in Ripley, with burial in Maplewood Cemetery. She was a member of the Westside Church of Christ in Brownsville. She leaves her husband for 63 years, George Tracy Hardy; daughters, Cyndy (Mrs. David E.) Ray and Susan (Mrs. Charles R.) Clayton; and four grandchildren. A son, Stephen Russell Hardy, preceded her in death. His widow, Patrice Austin Hardy, survives.
The Lauderdale County Enterprise, Ripley, Tennessee, April 5, 2007

RIPLEY - Billie Jane Harlen, 78, homemaker, died Saturday at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Lauderdale. Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Ripley First Presbyterian Church, where she was a member, with burial in Maplewood Cemetery. Garner Funeral Home has charge.
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: January 26, 2004

Harlan, Wm. Everett
9/22/1905--12/23/1984
father Alonzo HARLAN
mother Emma DAMERON
husband of Bess SPRADLEY
cemetery Maplewood
funeral home MALEY-YARBROUGH

RIPLEY - Bell Ferguson Harmon, 84, died of pneumonia Friday at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Lauderdale. Graveside services will be at 2:30 p.m. today at Maplewood Cemetery. Garner Funeral Home has charge. He was a member of Faith United Methodist Church. He leaves a daughter, Janice Osborne of Crown Point, Ind., two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: January 18, 1998

RIPLEY - Wilma Virginia Henley Harmon, 86, homemaker, died of heart failure Saturday at Baptist Memorial Hospital East in Memphis. Services will be at 3:30 p.m. today at Garner Funeral Home with burial in Maplewood Cemetery. She was a member of Faith United Methodist Church. Mrs. Harmon, the widow of John Milton Harmon Jr., leaves four sons, John M. Harmon III of Henning, William Henley Harmon of Columbia, Donald Louis Harmon of Mt. Juliet and Richard Trent Harmon of Aiken, S.C.; five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: July 2, 2000

Hedgepeth, Mrs Mary Ann
b 25 Feb 1835 d 7 Jan 1929
parents Mathew Campbell, NC - Nancy Green, NC
b NC
Maplewood
Garner Funeral Home

Ruth Hedgepeth
Ripley - Ruth Evangeline Hedgepeth Chism, 104. Graveside services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, December 10, 2005 at Maplewood Cemetery. She is survived by her cousin, Carrie Fullen of Ripley.
Garner Funeral Home
731-635-1271
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: December 10, 2005

RIPLEY - Guy Tucker Henderson, 61, pharmacist and investigator for Tennessee Board of Pharmacy, died Saturday at Baptist Memorial Hospital- Lauderdale in Ripley. Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Ripley First Baptist Church, where he was a member, with burial in Maplewood Cemetery. Garner Funeral Home has charge. He was a member of Scottish Rite and a Mason. Henderson, the husband of Camille Bass Henderson, also leaves a daughter, Mrs. Alice Noel of Cadiz, Ky.; a son, David Guy Henderson o f Ripley; a sister, Mrs. Martha Roper of Memphis, and four grandchildren.
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: January 21, 1991

Walker Joseph Herndon, infant grandson of Tim and Kitty Herndon, of 225 Lackey Lane, Ripley, died Monday of Last week in Arlinton, Tex. His parents, Frew and Carolyn Hendon, reside in Mansfield, Tex. Rites were Sunday in Maplewood Cemetery in Ripley, Garner Funeral Home in Charge. Other grandparents are Larry and Vera Cockrell, of The Colony, Tex. Great-grandparents are Ann (Mrs. Joe H.) Walker, of Ripley, Carl and Maxine Herndon, of Pontotoc, Miss., and Novelle Boylston, of Santa Anna, Tex. Uncles are Tucker and Tyler Hendon, of Ripley. An aunt is Cathy (Mrs. Brett) Fuller, of Plano, Tex.
The Lauderdale County Enterprise, Ripley, Tennessee, August 23, 2007

Mr. William Henry died at his residence in Ripley Wednesday night at 10 o'clock, at the ripe age of 85 years. For several months he had been gradually failing in health, but was confined to his bed only a few days, before passing away. During his declining days, he was the object of the tenderest affection from his devoted wife, kindred, and friends. With the exception of a few years spent in Texas, he had been a citizen of Ripley since the Civil War, and he and his devoted companion had been married 53 years last August. He was born in Decatur County, TN., in 1840.He was a Confederate War Vet. The funeral was Thursday at the home, burial in Maplewood Cemetery. (parents William Henry, NC & Annie Latta, SC)

Walker Joseph Herndon, infant grandson of Tim and Kitty Herndon, of 225 Lackey Lane, Ripley, died Monday of last week in Arlington, Tx. His parents, Drew and Carolyn Herndon, reside in Mansfield, Tex. Rites were Sunday in Maplewood Cemetery in Ripley, Garner Funeral Home in charge. Other grandparents are Larry and Vera Cockrell, of the Colony, Tex. Great-grandparents are Ann (Mrs. Joe H.) Walker, of Ripley, Carl and Maxine Herndon, of Pontotoc, Miss., and Novelle Boylston, of Santa Anna, Tex. Uncles are Tucker and Tyler Herndon, of Ripley. An aunt is Cathy (Mrs. Brett) Fuller, of Plano, Tex.
The Lauderdale County Enterprise, Ripley, Tennessee, August 13, 2007

Ripley - Keith Daniel Hill, 74. Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, December 24, 2005 at Garner Funeral Home. Burial at Maplewood Cemetery in Ripley. (husband of Carolyn Hill)
Garner Funeral Home
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: December 24, 2005

Hipp, Jane Hickox
Mrs. Jane HIPP HICKOX, 56, of 2277 Union, Memphis, daughter of Mrs. Paul HIPP, Ashport, died Saturday in St. Joseph Hospital after long illness. Services were Monday in Memphis Funeral Home, burial in Maplewood Cemetery, Ripley. She was a member of Christ Methodist Church, Memphis. She also leaves her husband, Frank F.HICKOX; one niece, Mrs. Paula HIPP SAWYER, Nashua, N.H.; and one nephew, Tucker HIPP, Jr., Ripley.
THE LAUDERDALE COUNTY ENTERPRISE RIPLEY,TENNESSEE FRIDAY FEBRUARY 6,1970

L. Tucker Hipp
Tucker HIPP, 60, Ashport farmer, died at 6 p.m. Tuesday in Baptist Hospital, Memphis. Services were Thursday in Ripley Funeral Home, Burial in Maplewood Cemetery. He leaves his wife, Mrs. Inez Daniels HIPP; his mother, Mrs. Paul HIPP, of the home; son, Tucker HIPP, Jr., of Ashport; daughter, Mrs. Paula SAWYER, of Weisboden Germany; sister, Mrs. Jane HICKOX, of Memphis. The Lauderdale County Enterprise, FRIDAY DECEMBER 20, 1968

Mattie Sue Holman, 97, homemaker, of Ripley, died Wednesday, June 4, at Lauderdale Community Living Center. Services were held Friday, June 6, At Garner Funeral Home with burial in Maplewood Cemetery. The widow of W. T. Billy Holman, She leaves two daughters, Linda Thomas and Billie Joe Davis, both of Ripley; a son, Tommy Holman of Ripley; six grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
The Lauderdale Voice, Wednesday, June 11, 2008

Mrs. Clara Howard, 83, of 1048 Winfield Road, Memphis, formerly of Ripley, died last Friday in St. Joseph Hospital, Memphis. Services were Saturday in Ripley Funeral Home, burial in Maplewood Cemetery. Born in Tipton County. She was the widow of J. W. HOWARD, who died in 1961. She leaves her daughter, Mrs. George CRAIG, of Memphis.
The Lauderdale County Enterprise, FRIDAY AUGUST 30, 1968

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