Bonnie Sue Lafevers Jones, 49, of Savannah, died on Tuesday, Jan. 31, in Savannah.
She was born in Savannah, the daughter of the late W.A. “Joe” Lafevers and Shirley Sue Benson Roberts. She was united in marriage to Tyson Shane Jones, who survives.
Mrs. Jones worked for Days Inn as a receptionist. She had been owner of Rising Sun Thrift Store and American Thrift Center.
In addition to her husband Tyson, she is survived by her children, Jennifer Bearden Leatherwood and Joseph Kenneth Scott Bearden; one grandchild; one sister, Tenia J. Lafevers Odle; and one brother, Jessie E. Robbins. She is also survived by her stepfather, Darrell Roberts.
Services were held on Tuesday, Feb. 7, at 1 p.m., at Shackelford Chapel in Savannah with Rannie Moore officiating. Burial followed in Crump Cemetery.
W.C. “Dub” Hamilton, 88, of Savannah, died on Thursday, Feb. 2, in Savannah.
He was born in Decatur County, Tennessee, the son of the late Nora Hamilton. He was united in marriage to Peggy Jean Butler, who survives.
Mr. Hamilton was a retired towboat captain for Crounse Corporation in Paducah, Kentucky. He was member of Temple Baptist Church in Savannah.
In addition to his wife, Peggy of Savannah, he is survived by his daughter, Brenda Bain of Savannah; son, David Johnson of Decaturville, Tennessee; two grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; brothers, John D. Walker and Robert Walker; and sisters, Judy Walker, Anna Frances, Ann Howell, Mary Ellen Adkins, Mary Etta Creasy and Sue Evans.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Mary Alice Hamilton; and a grandchild.
Services were held on Sunday, Feb. 5, at Shackelford Chapel in Savannah with Otis Shutt officiating. Burial followed in Memory Gardens at Savannah.
Monte Eugene Doran, 84, of Savannah, died on Tuesday, Jan. 31.
He was born in Hardin County, the son of the late James Edgar and Kate Godwin Doran. He was united in marriage to Shirley Ann DeVore, who survives.
Mr. Doran was a veteran of the United States Army and was a self-employed farmer. He was a member of Pickwick Church of Christ.
He is survived by his wife, Shirley Ann Doran of Savannah; son, Jason Doran of Savannah; daughter, Carla Alexander of Savannah; eight grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Robert Earl Alexander; and a brother, Douglas Doran.
Services were held on Friday, Feb. 3, at Shackelford Chapel in Savannah with Lance Foster and Ty Rhymes officiating. Burial followed in Memory Gardens at Savannah.
Norman C. Britt, 89, of Adamsville, died on Thursday, Feb. 2.
He was born in Mount Olive, Alabama, the son of the late Clydie Fields and John Quincy Adams Britt. He was united in marriage to Ann Dockery, who survives.
Mr. Britt served in the United States Navy as Seaman First Class from November 1943 to April 1946 during World War II. He then reenlisted January 1951 and served through July 1954 during the Korean Conflict. Norman was an over the road truck driver and had worked for Frisco Railroad, Union Pacific, and retired from Roadway Express. He attended Calvary Baptist Church of Adamsville and was a member of Teamsters Union Local 667 and the Tin Can Sailors.
In addition to his wife, Ann Britt of Adamsville, he is survived by his children, Dena Britt of Adamsville, Edwin Britt of Smyrna, Tennessee, and Sterling Britt of Adamsville; nine grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sisters, Pauline Newborn and Dorothy Michaelson.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made to the St. Labre Indian School, 1000 Tongue River Road, Ashland, Montana 59004.
Visitation was on Saturday, Feb. 4, at Shackelford Funeral Director’s in Adamsville.
Kenneth “Kenny” Willard Bedwell was born Jan. 15, 1954, in Harrisburg, Arkansas, the son of the late Harry Willard and Zada Mae White Bedwell.
Kenny retired from Memphis Light, Gas and Water after 25 years of employment as a heavy equipment operator. He returned to work for the City of Adamsville in the Gas Division of the Utility Department.
Kenny departed this life on Sunday, Feb. 5, in Savannah, at the age of 63 years, 21 days.
He is survived by a daughter, Holly Weaver and husband Doug Ward of Knoxville; a son, Jeremiah Bedwell and wife Stacy of Knoxville; the mother of his children, Virginia Rose Hollowell Bedwell of Knoxville; seven grandchildren, Abbi Snyder, Katalin Snyder, Ty Snyder, Kendall Weaver, Adam Weaver, J.J. Bedwell, Joshua Bedwell; companion, Connie Bell of Morris Chapel; a sister, Brenda Poole of Savannah; a brother, Jimmie Bedwell and wife Diana of Memphis; two nephews, one niece; and a host of extended family and friends.
Kenny’s request was to have a memorial/celebration of life service; this will take place at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.