Area Obituaries

Lula Pennington (7-21-21)

Lula “Cookie” Pennington, 71, of Savannah, died on Wednesday, July 21, in Florence, Alabama. She was born in Memphis, the daughter of the late Richard Columbus Bradley Sr. and Ellen Mable Hollie Bradley. She was united in marriage to Joel Wayne Pennington Sr., who preceded her in death. Mrs. Pennington was a homemaker. She is…

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Janice Paulk (7-25-21) service 7-31-21

Janice Louise Paulk, 79, of Savannah, died on Sunday, July 25. She was born to the late Thomas Ancil Hinton and Virginia Louise Hinton Reed in Waterloo, Alabama. She was united in marriage to Larry W. Paulk, who survives. Mrs. Paulk was a military spouse accompanying her husband on assignments both domestic and abroad until…

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Carol Moncher (7-17-21) service 7-21-21

Carol Talley Moncher, 67, of Jackson, Tennessee, formerly of Savannah, died on Saturday, July 17, in Jackson, Tennessee. She was born in Hardin County, the daughter of Myrl Elkins Talley and the late William Andrew Talley. She had worked for Brown Shoe Company. She is survived by her son, Timothy Franks of Savannah; daughter, Julie…

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Larry Franks (7-16-21) service 7-22-21

Larry Arthur Franks, 74, of Selmer, died on Friday, July 16, in Adamsville. He was born in Alcorn County, Mississippi, the son of the late Arthur Harold and Sadie Mae Dickey Franks. Mr. Franks retired from Penske Company in Adamsville. He was a member of Union Grove Methodist Church and attended Pleasant Site Baptist Church.…

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Becky Scott (7-25-21)

Becky Scott, of Savannah, was born in Jackson, Tennessee on Dec. 27, 1937, the daughter of the late Carl and Olive Kathlyn Tatum Piercey. On Feb. 12, 1966, she was united in marriage to James Marvin Scott, who survives. Becky worked as an activities director at Hardin Home Nursing Home. She was a member of…

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Paul Robinson (7-20-21) service 7-26-21

Elder Paul Glenn Robinson, of Savannah, departed this life on Tuesday, July 20, at the age of 62 years, 2 months and 25 days. He was born in Trenton, Tennessee on April 25, 1959, the son of the late Sam Paul Robinson Sr. and Dorothy McTizic Robinson. On July 29, 1989, he was united in…

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Patricia Naylor (6-23-21)

Patricia Ann Naylor was born May 30, 1948, in McNairy County, the daughter of the late James E. and Nellie Jaunita Lipford Williams. Miss Naylor worked for ITT for over 15 years, Aqua Glass for 10 years, and retired from General Electric after 18 years of service. She enjoyed working in her flower gardens and…

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Frank Frey (6-3-21) service 8-5-21

Frank Frey, of Nashville, was born on Aug. 7, 1935, the sixth and youngest child of Rev. Charles O. and Mrs. Jeffie Frey. Frank met his wife Jane Kemp while on leave from the Air Force, and their courtship was by correspondence. He proposed to Jane in a letter from Iceland, where he was stationed.…

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Billy Deshazier (7-17-21) service 7-22-21

Billy Wayne Deshazier, of Savannah, departed this life on Saturday, July 17, at the age of 76 years, 8 months and 20 days. He was born in Savannah on Oct. 27, 1944, the son of the late Arch Deshazier and Maggie Ward Banks. On July 9, 1963, he was united in marriage to Helen Smith,…

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Leland Pettigo (7-12-21) service 7-16-21

Leland Scott Pettigo, 56, of Savannah, died on Monday, July 12, in Birmingham, Alabama. He was born in Booneville, Mississippi, the son of Frances Sue Russel Pettigo and the late James Leroy Pettigo. He was united in marriage to Sheryl Lynn McCasland Wolfe, who survives. While living in Memphis, Mr. Pettigo worked as a foreman…

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