Obituaries 2012

Lathel Rinks (12-31-12) service 1-3-13

Lathel Rinks Lathel Cash Rinks, 97, of Savannah, died Monday, Dec. 31, in Savannah. She was born in Chester County, Tenn., the daughter of the late William Alonzo and Millie Ann Carroll Cash. She was united in marriage to R.D. Rinks, who preceded her in death. Mrs. Rinks retired from Brown Shoe Company. She also…

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Herman Pipes Jr. (12-31-12) service 1-4-13

Herman Pipes Jr. Herman Pipes Jr., 77, of Savannah, died on Monday, Dec. 31. He was born in Hardin County, the son of the late Herman Sr. and Mary Ann Davidson Pipes. He was united in marriage to Frankie Nell Davis, who survives. Herman or Tom, as he was known, was a member of the…

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Elsie Burns (12-31-12) service 1-3-13

Elsie Burns Elsie Olson Burns, 94, of Savannah, died Monday, Dec. 31, in Savannah. She was born in Du Bois, Penn., the daughter of the late Gus S. and Jennie Charlotte Anderson Olson. Ms. Burns served her country in the Women’s Army Corps from 1943 to 1945. She was a machine operator for Brown Shoe…

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Georgia Buckley (12-4-12) service 1-4-13

Georgia Buckley Georgia Diane Buckley, 50, of Morris Chapel, died Monday, Dec. 31, in Jackson, Tenn. She was born in Jackson, Tenn., the daughter of the late Jack and Shirley Mae Partain Buckley. Ms. Buckley was a member of First Christian Church in Adamsville. Services were held on Friday, Jan. 4, at Shackelford Chapel in…

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Sigel Tall (12-22-12) service 12-29-12

Sigel Tall At age 91, Sigel Tall passed from this life at his Hookers Bend residence on Saturday, Dec. 22. Born in Hardin County, on Aug. 28, 1921, son of James Tall and Charlotte Betty Luton Tall, he was the youngest of 13 children—all of whom preceded him in death. Sigel was a member and…

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Don Rudy (12-26-12) service 12-28-12

Don Rudy Don Rudy was born in Wichita, Kan., on Aug. 6, 1932, the son of the late John Jack Rudy and Margaret Farmer Harris. On May 3, 1953, he was united in marriage to Almeda Fullwood, who survives. Don retired as chief master sergeant from the United States Air Force. While in the Air…

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Peggy Joyce Luckey (12-22-12) service 12-23-12

Peggy Joyce Luckey Peggy Joyce Luckey was born March 13, 1949 in McNairy County, Tenn., the daughter of the late I.B. and Edyth Washburn Box. Mrs. Luckey was a retired nurse and a member of Good Hope Baptist Church in Adamsville. She departed this life on Saturday, Dec. 22, in Savannah, at the age of…

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Lou Essary (12-22-12) service 12-24-12

Lou Essary Lou Jane Matlock Essary departed this life on Saturday, Dec. 22, at the age of 76 years, 11 months, 19 days. She was born in McNairy County, Tenn., on Jan. 3, 1936, the daughter of the late Reeder and Floy Lee Jones Matlock. On April 10, 1953, Lou Jane was united in marriage…

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Jack Harville Barker (12-20-12) service 12-22-12

Jack Harville Barker Jack Harville Barker was born in Savannah, on Feb. 3, 1933, the son of the late Ralph Adkisson and Vera Harville Barker. On May 17, 1952, he was united in marriage to Peggy Phillips, who preceded her husband in death on Jan. 13, 2004. On July 12, 2005, he was united in…

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Ernest Young (12-29-12) service 1-1-13

Ernest Young Ernest Owen Young, 76, of Savannah, died Saturday, Dec. 29, in Savannah. He was born in Hardin County, the son of the late James Hubert and Lydia Jewel Morton Young. He was united in marriage to Blonnie Nell Jones, who preceded her husband in death on Dec. 27, 2012. Mr. Young worked for…

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