Area Obituaries

Gene Bevis (7-12-19) service 7-14-19

Gene E. Bevis, 80, of Adamsville, died on Friday, July 12. He was born in Hardin County, the son of the late George Jackson Bevis and Sarah Emeline Benson Bevis. He was united in marriage to Mary Franks, who survives. Mr. Bevis had worked for the City of Savannah and was a farmer. In addition…

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Rickey White (7-2-19) service 7-7-19

Rickey Earl White was born in Hardin County on June 24, 1947, the son of the late Warren David and Helen Juanita Craven White. On Aug. 29, 1975, he was united in marriage to Linda Kay Jones, who survives. Rickey departed this life on Tuesday, July 2, at the age of 72 years and 8…

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Brent Hart (6-29-19) service 7-6-19

Brent Dewayne Hart was born in Lexington, Tennessee on Jan. 23, 1971, the son of Larry Gene Hart and the late Mary Ruth Johnson Hart. On Oct. 9, 2012, he was united in marriage to Summer Dee Hill, who survives. Brent departed this life on Saturday, June 29, at the age of 48 years, 5…

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Rachel Gibbs (6-30-19) service 7-17-19

Rachel Witsell Gibbs, 71, of Counce, died Sunday, June 30, at Sanctuary House in Tupelo, Mississippi. She was born June 8, 1948, in Memphis, daughter of Roland Witsell and Elizabeth Tucker Witsell. She graduated high school in Memphis and worked in accounting for many years, employed by Catherine’s Dress Shops, in the Memphis main office.…

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Lois Robinson (7-6-19) service 7-13-19

Lois Robinson, 71, of Morris Chapel, died on Saturday, July 6, in Morris Chapel. She was born in Winnebago County, Wisconsin, the daughter of the late Elmer and Virginia Marie Kalbus Weich. She was united in marriage to James Lee Robinson, who preceded her in death. Mrs. Robinson was a towboat cook. She is survived…

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Katie Pipes (7-8-19)

Katie Sue Staggs Pipes, 52, of Savannah, died on Monday, July 8. She was born in Wayne County, the daughter of Betty Sue Nance and the late Herbert Dorris Lineberry. She was a delivery driver for Domino’s Pizza for 10 years. She is survived by her daughters, Kristen Meece and Dorris Pipes; mother, Betty Sue…

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Joyce King (7-4-19) service 7-6-19

Joyce Bryant Alexander King, 81, of Muscle Shoals, died on Thursday, July 4, at Cypress Cove Nursing Home in Muscle Shoals, Alabama. She was born in Savannah, daughter of the late Ira Edgar Alexander and Grace Dexter Bryant Alexander. She was united in marriage to Roy O’Neil King, who preceded her in death. Because of…

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Tammy Ferrell (6-30-19) service 7-6-19

Tammy Regina Parker Ferrell, 59, of Michie, died on Sunday, June 30, at the home of her sister. A celebration of her life was held on Saturday, July 6, at 11 a.m., in the Chapel of Corinthian Funeral Home with Mark Pendergrass officiating. Burial followed at Holloway Cemetery in Michie. She was born in Kennett,…

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Audrey Bowling (7-3-19) service 7-5-19

Audrey Phillips Bowling,  100, of Savannah, died on Wednesday, July 3. She was the daughter of the late Ada Walker and Coy Phillips. She was united in marriage to Taylor Bowling, who preceded her in death. During her career she was employed as a telephone operator, worked at the atomic plant in Oak Ridge, and…

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Bonnie Worley (6-25-19) service 6-28-19

Bonnie Bess Worley, of Savannah, departed this life on Tuesday, June 25, at the age of 80 years, 4 months and 17 days. She was born in Wayne County, in the Lutts Community, on Feb. 8, 1939, the daughter of the late Lillian and Robert Lee Jones. On June 7, 1957, she was united in…

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