Obituaries 2011

Cynthia Clarke (12-24-11) service 12-31-11

  Cynthia Clarke Cynthia Clarke, of Heber Springs, Ark., formerly of Savannah, died Saturday, Dec. 24. She was born in Milan, Tenn., the daughter of Mary Joyce Farmer Clarke and the late R.C. Clarke Jr. Ms. Clarke was a LPN for Hardin Medical Center and also worked at a Nursing Home in Heber Springs, Ark.…

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Terry Boroughs (12-20-11) service 12-22-11

  Terry Boroughs Terry David Boroughs, 58, of Savannah, died Tuesday, Dec. 20, in Savannah. He was born in Hardin County, the son of the late J.E. and Gladys Bryant Boroughs. He was united in marriage to Lisa Gale Nance, who survives. Mr. Boroughs was a paramedic for Hardin County Ambulance Service for 20 years.…

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George Norman Franks (12-23-11) service 12-26-11

  George Norman Franks George Norman Franks passed away on Friday, Dec. 23, at the age of 78 in Bartlett, Tenn. He was born in Savannah and moved to Memphis in 1961. He was preceded in death by his wife, Gail Parker Franks. Mr. Franks retired from the Memphis Defense Depot and American Wallcovering Company.…

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Sallie Ellen Vanhoose (12-19-11)

  Sallie Ellen Vanhoose Ms. Sallie Ellen Vanhoose, age 96, of Jackson, passed away on Dec. 19. She was born on May 19, 1915, to the late Lula and Harry Welch. She was raised in the Pickwick/Savannah area. She had seven brothers. Ms. Vanhoose was married to the late Roy Vanhoose. They have two children,…

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Bernice Dickey (12-21-11) service 12-23-11

  Bernice Dickey Bernice Dickey was born in Savannah, on Feb. 23, 1921, the daughter of the late Tom and Mae Harris Ables. On March 2, 1940, she was united in marriage to Samuel Vernon Dickey, who preceded his wife in death on Dec. 17, 1996. Mrs. Dickey retired after 22 years from Burnham Glove…

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Betty Jo Kinchen (12-17-11) service 12-20-11

  Betty Jo Kinchen Betty Jo Keller Kinchen, 77, of Selmer, died Saturday, Dec. 17. She was born in Toone, Tenn. She was united in marriage to Bobby Kinchen, who survives. She is locally survived by her daughter, Lisa Whitley Thompson of Savannah. Services were held on Tuesday, Dec. 20, at Shackelford Funeral Directors of…

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JoAnn Jones (12-9-11) service 12-11-11

  JoAnn Jones JoAnn Miller Jones, 60, of Adamsville, died Friday, Dec. 9, at her home. She was born in McNairy County, the daughter of the late James Levi Miller and Sarah Foster Miller. She was united in marriage to Gary Jones, who survives. Mrs. Jones worked in the electronic department at Wal-Mart in Selmer.…

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Birtie Connor (12-17-11) service 12-19-11

  Birtie Connor Birtie Lois Connor, 85, of Saltillo, died Saturday, Dec. 17, at her home. Services were Monday, Dec. 19, at Reeds Chapel in Scotts Hill. Burial followed in the Shady Grove Cemetery. She is survived by three daughters, Nancye Grissom of Saltillo, Jo Bailey and Diane McMurry of Milldegeville; a brother Jessie Gilliam…

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Kaye Bell (12-14-11) service 12-17-11

  Kaye Bell Karen “Kaye” Bell, 63, of Savannah, died Wednesday, Dec. 14, at Jackson Madison County General Hospital, Jackson, Tenn. She was born in Savannah, the daughter of Betty R. Thompson and the late Cleophas Cherry. Mrs. Bell had worked at Kentucky Fried Chicken and was currently employed at Kroger Supermarket where she had…

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Letitia Bain (12-17-11) service 12-19-11

  Letitia Bain Letitia Bain was born Feb. 2, 1922, in Savannah, the daughter of Norman Patterson and Clara McLean Kerr. On May 15, 1943, she was united in marriage to Ancil Bain who preceded her in death on March 20, 1993. Mrs. Bain lived in Hardin County all of her life and was a…

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