Area Obituaries

Doug Terry (4-6-21) service 4-9-21

Doug Terry, 86, of Michie, died on Tuesday, April 6. He was born in Brownsville, Tennessee, the son of the late Marshall William and Lola Maybell Durbin Terry. He was united in marriage to Mary Jane Milligan, who preceded him in death. Mr. Terry was an over-the-road truck driver for Tom Bigbee Trucking at Aqua…

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David Neill (4-8-21)

David Keith Neill, 62, of Savannah, died on Thursday, April 8. He was born in Hardin County, the son of the late David Earl and Doris Kaye McGee Neill. Mr. Neill retired from Wilbur’s Honey. He was a member of Savannah Church of God. He is survived by his children, Casey Neill of Lexington, Alabama,…

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Charles “Eddie” Haddock (4-8-21) service 4-12-21

Charles “Eddie” Haddock, 67, of Savannah, died on Thursday, April 8, in Columbia, Tennessee. He was born in South Bend, Indiana, the son of the late Clarence Sherman and Ella Mae Milton Haddock. He was united in marriage to Margaret Jean Bratcher, who preceded him in death. Mr. Haddock was a member of Grace Baptist…

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Nancy Bullard (4-1-21)

Nancy Anne Baxter Bullard, 62, of Selmer, died on Thursday, April 1, in Jackson, Tennessee. She was born in Tampa, Florida, the daughter of the late Kenneth Richard and Barbara Isabelle Isabelle Baxter. Mrs. Bullard was a dog groomer for several years. She is survived by a son, Jason Carter of Manchester, Tennessee; two daughters,…

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Danny Whited (4-7-21) service 4-13-21

Danny Steven Whited, of Crump, was born in Detroit, Michigan on April 16, 1953, the son of the late Clifford and Doris Fay Stephens Whited. On Sept. 21, 1999, he was united in marriage to Nelda Moore, who survives. Danny was owner and operator of a storage facility. He moved to Savannah in October of…

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Joseph Sparkman (3-31-21) service 6-26-21

Never one to seek recognition or accolades, Joseph Maurice “Sparky” Sparkman quietly departed this temporal life on Wednesday, March 31. He entered into his heavenly mansion at 85 years of age. For those who knew him, know he entered with his gentle smile and the same witty jokes he had been telling for years. Without…

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Eunice Meek (4-6-21) service 4-9-21

Eunice Rose Atkins Meek, of Shiloh, departed this life on Tuesday, April 6, at the age of 93 years, 7 months and 27 days. She was born in McNairy County, Tennessee on Aug. 10, 1927, the daughter of the late Ruben Quincy and Dovey Lee Dickerson Atkins. Eunice was united in marriage to Norris Meek,…

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Mary May (4-8-21)

Mary May, of Savannah, was born on Jan. 20, 1957, in Chicago, Illinois, the daughter of the late Anne Letney. Mary enjoyed gardening, reading, watching westerns and crime shows, and spending time with her grandchildren. Mary May departed this life on Thursday, April 8, in Savannah at the age of 64 years, 2 months and…

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Jeffrey Jernigan (4-7-21) service 4-11-21

Jeffrey Keith Jernigan of Savannah, was born Jan. 10, 1964, at Hayti, Missouri. He passed away on Wednesday, April 7, at Jackson, Tennessee. He was 57 years, 2 months and 28 days of age. He was preceded in death by his father, Chief Warrant Officer Lee E. Jernigan (retired U.S. Army); maternal grandparents, Richard and…

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Ed Haynes (4-4-21) service 4-11-21

Ed Haynes, of Savannah, was born in Hardin County on Aug. 6, 1938, the son of the late John Arnold and Lily Beatrice Williams Haynes. On Feb. 23, 1998, he was united in marriage to Candy Susan Marthis, who preceded her husband in death on Nov. 25, 2020. Ed worked as an engineer for 40…

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