Area Obituaries

Leonard Harville Jr. (3-12-19) service 3-13-19

Leonard Harville Jr., 73, of Savannah, died on Tuesday, March 12. He was born in Hardin County, the son of the late Leonard Harville Sr. and Clara Harville. Mr. Harville worked for Billy Dickson and CW Bigby Farm. He is survived by his siblings, Mildred Harville, Charles Harville, Elizabeth Middliton, Glenda Harville and David Harville.…

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Mark Burd (3-15-19)

Mark Earl Burd, 65, of Saltillo, died on Friday, March 15, in Savannah. He was born in Ypsilanti, Michigan, the son of the late Edward Russell and Mary Jane Moore Burd. He was united in marriage to Sandra Kay Kimbel, who survives. Mr. Burd was a longtime resident of Detroit, Michigan, where he was a…

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Bobby Bryan (3-16-19) service 3-19-19

Bobby T. Bryan, 81, of Savannah, died on Saturday, March 16. He was born in Shelby County, Tennessee, the son of the late Raymond Love and Mabel Pleasant Bryan. He was united in marriage to Gloria June Hedin, who preceded him in death. Mr. Bryan had served his country honorably in the United States Air…

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Dewey Barrier (3-16-19) service 3-20-19

Dewey Lynn Barrier, 62, of Savannah, died on Saturday, March 16. He was born in Savannah,  the son of the late Bobby Dean and Mildred Della Scott Barrier. Mr. Barrier attended New Life United Pentecostal Church in Savannah. In his lifetime, Dewey had worked for Wise Company as a manager, Williams Cabinet Shop, A&G Trucking…

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Gary Wilson (3-15-19) service 3-17-19

Gary Wilson, of Savannah, was born on May 4, 1951, in Hardin County, the son of the late Charlie Burns and Freeda Stanfield Wilson. He was united in marriage to Brenda Carol Gordon, who preceded her husband in death on July 18, 2015. Gary worked as a salesman for more than 40 years at Jones…

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Mary Lynn Turnbow (3-14-19) service 3-16-19

Mary Lynn Austin Turnbow, of Sardis, was born March 25, 1940, to her parents, Dewey and Martha Perkins Austin, who preceded her in death as well as one brother, Terry Ray Austin. She was a Christian wife and mother. She and her husband, Leland Claude Turnbow, who preceded her in death in 2014, celebrated 60…

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Jimmy Shubert (3-10-19) service 3-14-19

Jimmy Shubert, of Savannah, departed this life on Sunday, March 10, at the age of 67 years, 6 months and 10 days. He was born in Savannah on Aug. 30, 1951, the son of the late James Shubert and Cynthia Rainy Vandiver. On Oct. 15, 1994, he was united in marriage to Peggy Stricklin, who…

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Carolyn King (3-14-19) service 3-19-19

Carolyn Jean King was born Nov. 25, 1935, Gibson County, grew up in Eaton, Tennessee, moved to Memphis then Savannah. Died on Thursday, March 14. Preceded in death by her parents Minnie Edna Duncan King and Wesley William King. Survived by her husband of 67 years William Dan King; son Walter Douglas King; daughter Vickie…

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Tom Haggard (3-7-19) service 3-10-19

Tom Haggard, of Savannah, was born in Hardin County on Nov. 13, 1935, the son of the late Jessie and Vera Cook Haggard. On Dec. 22, 1955, he was united in marriage to Annie Margaret Ables, who survives. Tom was the owner and operator of Tom’s Truck Stop from 1975 to 1988. He also had…

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Mary Parson (2-25-19) service 2-27-19

Mary Kathryn Parson departed this life to be with Jesus on Monday, Feb. 25, at her home surrounded by family. She was born July 20, 1944, in Corinth, Mississippi, to W.R. and Mary Williams Franks. Mrs. Parson graduated from Corinth High School in 1962.  She formerly worked as a telephone operator with South Central Bell…

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