Area Obituaries

Haley Willcutt (11-4-18) service 11-10-18

Haley Nicole Willcutt, 19, of Savannah, died on Sunday, Nov. 4. She was born in Jackson, Tennessee, the daughter of Michael and Shaunda Powers Willcutt. In addition to her parents, she is survived by her brother, Nicholas Willcutt of Savannah; and grandparents, Oleen Powers of Lexington, Tennessee, Martha Hensley of Reagan, Tennessee, and Leon and…

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Rickie Moss (11-12-18) service 11-17-18

Rickie D. Moss, 59, of Adamsville, died on Monday, Nov. 12, in Tupelo, Mississippi. He was born in Michie, the son of the late John T. Moss and Peggy Doris Burks Longcor. He was united in marriage to Jeannette Blackard, who survives. Mr. Moss served his country in the United States Army. He was senior…

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Jane Latimer (11-8-18)

Jane Latimer, 91, of Savannah, died on Thursday, Nov. 8, in Savannah. She was born in Union City, Tennessee, the daughter of the late Herman and Mary Ella Harris Dietzel. Mrs. Latimer graduated from Memphis Teacher’s College, her original degree was in physical education. She was a teacher for more than 43 years. She taught…

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Josephine Hopper (11-8-18) service 11-9-18

Josephine Hopper, 79, of Savannah, died on Thursday, Nov. 8. She was born in Savannah, the daughter of the late John and Jewel Banks Hopper. She was a member of Sand Hill Holiness Church. She is survived by her sisters, Pauline Franks and Linda Davis, both of Savannah; and several nieces and nephews. In addition…

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John Graham (10-30-18)

John Cecil Graham, 76, of Adamsville, died on Tuesday, Oct. 30. He was born in Lauderdale County, Alabama, the son of the late John William and Ora Lee Cox Graham. He was united in marriage to Marcia Kay Poczik, who preceded him in death. Mr. Graham was a truck driver for various companies. He is…

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Ovid Abrams (11-8-18)

Ovid C. Abrams, 88, of Savannah, died on Thursday, Nov. 8. He was born in Hardin County, the son of the late Claude and Mamie Wilkerson Abrams. Mr. Abrams was a logger most of his life. He is survived by his son, Larry W. Abrams of Gates, Tennessee; and sister, Claudia Wilson of Savannah. In…

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Houston Weaver (11-7-18) service 11-10-18

Houston Weaver, of Savannah, was born in Huntsville, Alabama, on Sept. 27, 1966, the son of Paul Elbert Houston Weaver and Linda Shoffner Weaver. On July 29, 1989, he was united in marriage to Stacy Lyn Perkins, who survives. Houston was an engineer at Caterpillar Incorporated for 25 years.  He attended Adamsville Church of Christ.…

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Robbie Knupp (11-6-18) service 11-18-18

Robbie White Knupp was born in Olive Hill on May 8, 1927, the daughter of the late Ira and Elma Duckworth White. On June 17, 1950, she was united in marriage to George Donald Knupp, who preceded his wife in death on Aug. 28, 1994. Robbie was a homemaker.  She was a member of Trinity…

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Dorothy Harris (11-9-18) service 11-11-18

Dorothy Olene Prater Harris, of Savannah, departed this life on Friday, Nov. 9, at the age of 91 years, 9 months and 19 days. She was born in Iuka, Mississippi, on Jan. 21, 1927, and raised on a farm in Clifton, the daughter of the late William King and Lillian Lee Prine Prater. Dorothy grew…

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Norman “Crunch” Riley (10-30-18) service 11-2-18

Norman “Crunch” Riley, 76, of Clifton, died on Tuesday, Oct. 30. He was born in the Beech Creek Community of Wayne County, the son of the late Arnold Forrest and Dora Estelle Davis Riley. He was united in marriage to Joyce Robbins, who survives. Mr. Riley enlisted with the U.S. Army in 1960, serving until…

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