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Tennessee launches poll worker recruitment drive

Tuesday, on National Poll Worker Recruitment Day, Secretary of State Tre Hargett launched a new statewide campaign, “Be an Election Hero. Become a Poll Worker,” to encourage Tennesseans to serve their community as poll workers for the 2022 election cycle. “We cannot run elections in Tennessee without poll workers. They are the most fundamental piece…

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Nola “Kay” Young (1-22-22) service 1-26-22

Nola Kay Young was born Jan. 28, 1949, in Adamsville, the daughter of the late James Willie Smith and Lena Lain Smith. Kay was united in marriage to Raymond Earl Young on Dec. 31, 1964. She was a member of Landmark Pentecostal Church in Stantonville. She was a retired beautician, having worked in Savannah and…

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Ronald Yacko (1-15-22)

Ronald Raymond Yacko was born in Gary, Indiana, 84 years ago. United in marriage with Catherine Owens in 1970. Son of the late John and Anna Yacko Jr. Ron served his country in the U.S. Army and was honorably discharged. Worked at Rockwell, Inland Steel, US Steel and School City of Hobart in Indiana. Retired…

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Jo Jones (1-19-22) service 1-23-22

Jo Jones, of Savannah, was born on Jan. 27, 1941, in Hardin County, the daughter of the late Gilbert and Lillie Lucille Cossey Austin. On May 14, 1960, she was united in marriage to Bobby Dene Jones, who survives. Bobby was the love of her life and they spent 62 years happily married. Jo worked…

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Robert “Bob” Harwell (1-14-22) service 1-20-22

Robert “Bob” Steven Harwell, a resident of Maryville, Tennessee, passed away on Friday, Jan 14. Born April 14, 1941, in Mascot, Tennessee, Bob spent the majority of his life in Savannah. After a nine year career in the US Navy, including three tours in Vietnam, Bob returned home and pursued several career paths including Owen’s…

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Essie Belcher (1-19-22) service 1-27-22

Essie Faye Belcher, of Mishawaka, Indiana, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Jan. 19, surrounded by her family after battling Alzheimer’s Disease. She was 89 years, 4 months and 14 days. Essie was born Sept. 5, 1932, in Wayne County, Tennessee to the late J.V. and Edna Perry Frazier, who both preceded her in death. She…

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Gale Williams (1-16-22) service 1-22-22

Gale Williams, 79, of Belle Chasse, Louisiana, formerly of Saltillo, died on Sunday, Jan. 16, in Belle Chasse, Louisiana. She was born in Decatur County, Tennessee, the daughter of the late Earl Evans and Roberta Brasher. She was united in marriage to Charles Loyd Williams, who preceded her in death. Mrs. Williams worked as the…

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Joe Wilkins (1-19-22) service 1-22-22

Joe Wilkins, 72, of Crump, died on Wednesday, Jan. 19, in Jackson, Tennessee. He was born in Dallas, Texas, the son of the late Raymond Andrew Wilkins and Ima Jo Betts Varnell. He was united in marriage to Wanda Pearl Blanton, who preceded him in death. Before working for FedEx in his later years, Mr.…

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Lonnie “Lonzo” Roland (1-16-22) service 1-20-22

Lonnie “Lonzo” Prett Roland, 76, of Adamsville, died on Sunday, Jan. 16, in Savannah. He was born in McNairy County, Tennessee, the son of the late Prett and Hassie Bell Inman Roland. Mr. Roland worked in construction doing drywall and sheet rock. He is survived by his son, Greg Roland of Savannah; daughters, Lana Roland…

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