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Area Obituaries

Lewis McQuaid (5-9-22) service 5-14-22

Lewis McQuaid, 87, of Savannah, died on Monday, May 9. He was born in DuQuion, Illinois, the son of the late Howard and Genieva Cowan McQuaid. He was united in marriage to Anita Walker, who preceded him in death. Mr. McQuaid served his country for six years in the Army and three years in the…

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Stacie Doyle (5-10-22) service 5-14-22

Stacie Seaton Doyle, 52, of Savannah, died on Tuesday, May 10. She was born in Union City, Tennessee, the daughter of the late David and Linda Frederick Seaton. She is survived by her children, Nicole Doyle and Kelsie Doyle, both of Savannah; three grandchildren; brothers, Derick Seaton and Chris Seaton, both of Savannah; and several…

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Jeffrey Young (5-12-22) service 5-14-22

Jeffrey Young, of Culleoka, Tennessee, formerly of Savannah, departed this life on Thursday, May 12, at the age of 58 years, 4 months and 25 days. He was born in Hardin County on Dec. 17, 1963, the son of Raymond Earl Young and the late Wilma Jean Kennedy Young. Jeffrey was self-employed as a painter.…

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Richard Johnson (5-10-22) service 5-12-22

Richard Neal Johnson was born Sept. 23, 1968, in Selmer, the son of Joan Wilbanks and the late Daniel Johnson. Richard enjoyed going to flea markets, trading, fishing and watching wrestling. He loved kids and enjoyed listening to classic country and rock. He attended church at Hunter’s Chapel on Hines Gin Road in Selmer. He…

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Peggy Robbins (5-6-22) service 5-11-22

Peggy Hughes Robbins, 80, of Southaven, Mississippi, died on Friday, May 6. Mrs. Robbins was born and raised in Savannah. She moved to the Memphis area around the age of 30. She is survived by her husband, Dexter Robbins; son, Harry Robbins; daughters, Karen Parish, Phylis Godsey and Patricia Teuton; three grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; three…

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William “Jeff” Freeman (5-2-22)

William Jeffery “Jeff” Freeman, 53, of Adamsville, died on Monday, May 2, at UAB Hospital in Birmingham, Alabama. He was born in Selmer. While in college, he served as a youth minister for Una Baptist Church in Nashville, where he was a member. After college he became a sales rep and traveled, representing G.S.I. of…

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David Seaton (4-30-22) service 5-7-22

David Seaton, a long time native of Hardin County, departed this life on Saturday, April 30, at the age of 80 years and 16 days. He was born in Bristol, Virginia, on April 14, 1942, to the late Con and Louise Allison Seaton, while the family was traveling and working for TVA. On June 19,…

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Eunice Leo Potete (5-6-22) service 5-10-22

Eunice Leo Potete, of Savannah, was born Aug. 7, 1932, in Waynesboro, the son of the late James Burton and Laura Belle Duncan Potete. He was united in marriage to the former Dorothy Sue Nell Staggs on Oct. 25, 1955. Mr. Potete retired after working in auto collision for many years. He served his country…

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Elizabeth Newell (5-7-22) service 5-14-22

Elizabeth “Momma Ann” Newell departed this life on Saturday, May 7, at the age of 81 years, 9 months and 18 days. She was born in Hardin County on July 19, 1940, the daughter of the late Jim and Lillian Climer Webb. On July 25, 1958, she was united in marriage to George “Sonny” Newell,…

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Virginia McFall (4-22-22) service 4-24-22

Celebration of life services for Virginia Ann Blount McFall, 85, of Corinth were held on Sunday, April 24, at First United Methodist Church of Corinth. A burial service followed at Memory Gardens in Savannah. Her full, blessed life ended Friday, April 22. Arrangements were under the direction of McPeters Funeral Home in Corinth, Mississippi. Virginia,…

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