Lucy Kemp (6-18-13) service 6-21-13

Lucy Kemp
Lucy Marie Dailey Kemp, 73, of Adamsville, died Tuesday, June 18, at Hardin Medical Health and Rehabilitation Center.
She was born in Syracuse, N.Y., the daughter of the late John and Florence Graham Dailey. She was united in marriage to Glenden Royce Kemp Sr., who preceded her in death.
Mrs. Kemp had worked for the Brown Shoe Company in Savannah.
A graveside service will be held on Friday, June 21, at the Bethlehem Cemetery in Stantonville, Tenn., with Steve Nielsen officiating.
She is survived by her children, Lucinda Weeks of Savannah and Tina Robinson of Memphis; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by two sons, Glenden Kemp Jr. and Timmy Kemp; and five brothers.
 

Sandy Brannan (6-12-13) service 6-17-13

Sandy Brannan
Sandra “Sandy” Dodd Brannan, 64, of Athens, Ala., formerly of Savannah, died Wednesday, June 12, at the Huntsville Hospital in Huntsville, Ala.
She was born in Massillon, Ohio, daughter of the late William and Helen Bartko Taylor. She was united in marriage to Thomas Brannan, who survives.
Mrs. Dodd, a veteran, served her country in the United States Air Force. 
Services were held on Monday, June 17, at Shackelford Chapel in Savannah with Lloyd Blankenship officiating. Burial followed in the Old Union Cemetery at Hardin County.
In addition to her husband, Thomas Brannan of Athens, Ala., she is survived by two sons, Thomas Dodd of Frankville, Ala., and Jason Dodd of Oklahoma; seven grandchildren; three brothers, Robert Taylor of Greenville, Ohio, David Taylor of Nevada, Texas and Jim Taylor of Canton, Ohio; and one sister, Mary Wingate of Canton, Ohio.
She was also preceded in death by a sister, Betty.
 

John Wilkerson (6-17-13) service 6-19-13

John Wilkerson 
John Cletus Wilkerson of Adamsville departed this life on Monday, June 17, at the age of 69 years, 2 months, 20 days.
He was born in Savannah, on March 28, 1944, the son of the late Con and Edna Tidwell Wilkerson. 
John retired from Tenaris Steel Mill in Counce as a mill wright and was a member of the Steel Workers Union. He loved playing golf, pool, riding horses, fishing and playing with his grandchildren. He also enjoyed playing guitar and harmonica and had a beautiful singing voice.
He is survived by his beloved companion, Glenda Cardwell; children, Patty Starr Terry and companion Randall of Iron City, Tenn., Brian Keith Wilkerson and wife Lara of Savannah, Lisa Ann Fasking and husband Joey of Savannah; grandchildren, Matt Terry and wife Jessica, Brooke Gray and husband Clint, Brandy Wilkerson, Shannon Burch and Audrey Wilkerson; great grandchildren, Elijah Riley Gray and Hunter Gabriel Terry; sisters, Connie Mae Cole and husband John G. of Savannah, Artie Marie Gaia and husband Leo of Olive Branch, Miss., Wanda Gale Coln of Stantonville, Tenn.; brothers, James William Wilkerson and wife Lorene, Danny Joe Wilkerson and wife Patty, all of Savannah.
He is also survived by his loyal dog, Derby; numerous nieces and nephews from Tennessee to Florida.
In addition to his parents, John was preceded in death by sisters, Hester Geraldine Wilkerson, Edna Yvonne Wilkerson, and Shirley Kate Raines; brothers, Roy Cecil Wilkerson and Gary Wayne “Duke” Wilkerson.
Services were held on Wednesday, June 19, at 3 p.m., at Shackelford Chapel in Savannah with Gene Hanna officiating. Burial followed in the Milledgeville Cemetery at Milledgeville, Tenn.

Earl Ray Strawn (6-16-13) service 6-19-13

Earl Ray “Pop” Strawn
Earl Ray “Pop” Strawn of Adamsville departed this life on Sunday, June 16, at the age of 84 years, 2 months, 23 days.
He was born in Hardin County, on March 24, 1929, the son of the late Earl Columbus and Jane Barlow Strawn. On June 27, 1953, he was united in marriage to Josephine Dyer, who preceded him in death on Feb. 8, 1990. 
Mr. Strawn was honorably discharged from the U.S. Army after 27 years of service. He went on to be a supervisor at Ripley Industries for 20 years. He loved to eat at the Sawmeal Restaurant in Adamsville and even had his own booth with a plaque.
Mr. Strawn is survived by his son, Bob Strawn and wife Paula of Clarksville, Tenn.; daughter, Jane Strawn and partner Regina Robinson of Michie; grandchildren, Sara Jessica Strawn and Jamie Marie Strawn; brother, Jimmy Barlow Strawn of Atoka, Tenn.
In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Topsy Murray.
Services were held on Wednesday, June 19, at 1 p.m., at Shackelford Chapel in Adamsville with Harrell D. Conaway officiating. Burial followed in the Ledbetter Cemetery at Hardin County.
 

Danny Cass (6-13-13) service 6-17-13

Danny Cass
Danny Cass was born in Hardin County, on Sept. 9, 1942, the son of the late Raymond and Cora Talley Cass.
Mr. Cass served his country in the United States Navy. He was retired self-employed diesel mechanic. Mr. Cass was a member of Cornerstone Baptist Church in Savannah. He enjoyed NASCAR, antique cars, hot rods and racing of all types.
Mr. Cass departed this life on Thursday, June 13, in Savannah, at the age of 70 years, 9 months and 4 days.
He is survived by his children, Michelle Wilbanks of Selmer and Danny Cass Jr. of San Diego, Calif.; four grandchildren, Corey Cagle and his wife Amber, Kaylee Cass, Freedom Cass and Ashley Cass; two sisters, Nancy Neill of Savannah and Mary Rose of Ashland City, Tenn.; one brother, Mike Cass and his wife Fadra of Counce.
He also leaves behind his beloved companion and dear friend of 32 years, Brenda Jerrolds of Savannah, her son, Lane Jerrolds, and her two grandchildren, Ryan Jerrolds and Hannah Jerrolds.
In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by two brothers, Lewis and Tommy Cass.
Services were held on Monday, June 17, at 1 p.m., at Shackelford Chapel in Savannah with Paul Weaver, Benny Taylor officiating. Burial followed in the Memory Gardens at Savannah.
 

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