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Area Obituaries

Victoria Martin (1-13-23) service private

Victoria “Vicki” Lynn Couturier Martin, 63, of Minden, Louisiana, formerly of Morris Chapel, passed away on Friday, Jan. 13. She is survived by her daughters, Brandie Hiebert and Crystal Martin; and her son Michael Martin Memorial services will be private and are reserved for those closest to her.

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Sherry Lynn Jones (1-20-23) service 1-26-23

Sherry Lynn Jones, 65, of Savannah, passed away on Friday, Jan. 20, in Nashville. She is the daughter of the late J. C. Webb and Gladys Mae Jones Webb Holt. She was united in marriage to Charles Jones, who survives. In addition to her husband she is survived by stepdaughter, Sherry Jones Liford of Savannah;…

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Jimmy Franks (1-6-23) no service date

Jimmy C. Franks, 73, of Counce, passed away on Friday, Jan. 6, the son of the late William A. and Annie Mae Johns Franks. He was united in marriage to Patricia Sue Parson Franks, who preceded him in death. Mr. Franks honorably served his country in the United States Army. He worked as the Water…

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Jerry Davis (1-16-23) no service date

Jerry Harrison Davis, 75, of Savannah, passed away on Monday, Jan. 16, the son of the late Joe Harrison and Jessie Pauline Copeland Davis. He was united in marriage to Patsy Jo Young Davis, who survives. Mr. Davis was a truck driver and dispatcher for Elam Trucking Company. He was a driver for Aqua Glass,…

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Joseph Wilhite (1-18-23) service 1-22-23

Joseph Wayne Wilhite, 62, of Savannah, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 18. He was born on May 13, 1960, to Peggy Simmons and Joseph Wilhite in Owensboro, Kentucky. On September 28, 1984, he married the love of his life, Paula. Their love never waivered and they shared over 38 wonderful years together. During their years…

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Larry Tall (1-15-23) service 1-28-22

Larry Tall, 76, of Morris Chapel passed away on Sunday, Jan. 15, at his home. He was born on Feb. 11, 1946, the son of Margie Tall. He was united in marriage to Barbara Autry Tall, who survives. Mr. Tall retired as a machinist. In addition to his mother and wife, he is survived by…

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Willie J. Malone (1-18-23) no service date

Willie Jerry Malone, 80, of Savannah, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 18. He was born on July 3, 1942, in Lawrence County, Tennessee, the son of the late Marvin James and Lerline Adams Malone. On June 8, 1962, he was united in marriage to Linda Gale Stricklin Malone, who survives. Mr. Malone was a salesman…

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Margaret Franks (1-8-23) service 1-13-23

Margaret Faye Brooks Franks, 77, of Savannah, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Jan. 8. She was born on Oct. 3, 1945 in Hardin County, the third of four children of James and Maxine Brooks. She was united in marriage to Max Franks on June 26, 1965, who preceded her in death. She and Max were…

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William Gilchrist (1-13-23) service 1-16-23

William Barry Gilchrist, 68, of Adamsville, passed away on Friday, Jan. 13. He was born on March 9, 1954, in Jackson, Tennessee, the son of Wayne and Martha Gilchrist. Mr. Gilchrist was a talented musician who learned to play by ear, you could give him any instrument and he would master it instantly. Of course,…

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Joe Hardin Sr. (1-8-23) service 1-21-23

Joe Watkin Hardin, 86, of Baytown, Texas, passes away on Sunday, Jan. 8, at home. He was born on April 30, 1936, in Savannah, the son of Blackmun and Maggie Inez (Shelby) Hardin. Mr. Hardin Sr. was a graduate of Central High School in Savannah where he played varsity basketball and football. He met wife…

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