Obituaries 2014

Kenneth Fraley (12-28-14) service 12-31-14

Kenneth Fraley, 82, of Savannah, died on Sunday, Dec. 28, at Hardin Medical Center in Savannah.He was son to the late Willis Franklin and Lora Culp Fraley. He was united in marriage to Clara Virginia Boyd, who survives.Mr. Fraley was a retired livestock inspector working for the state of Tennessee. Before that, he worked for…

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Jimmy Bain (12-25-14) service 12-28-14

Jimmy Neal Bain, 67, of Savannah, died Thursday, Dec. 25, at Hardin Medical Center.He was born in Florence, Alabama, son to the late Emory Harvey and Frankie Farris Bain. He was united in marriage to Kathy Dale Baugus, who survives. Mr. Bain was retired after working for 42 years from the Hardin County Board of…

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Georgeann Sieger (12-21-14)

Georgeann L. “Georgie” Sieger, age 74, died on Sunday, Dec. 21, at her home. She was born on July 24, 1940, in Iowa City, Iowa, the daughter of George and Ann (Brecheisen) Schmidt. She was married to Robert Sieger on June 26, 1970, in Waukesha, Wisconsin. Georgie lived in the rural Savannah, Tennessee, area for…

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Barbara Ann Sanders (12-22-14) service 12-29-14

Barbara Ann Rhodes Sanders, of Arlington, Tennessee, beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother went home to be with the Lord Monday, Dec. 22, at the age of 83.  She was a member of Trafalgar Village Baptist Church and former member of the First Baptist Church, Savannah, and a retired employee of the First Tennessee Bank. …

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Jerry “Opie” Opdycke (12-25-14)

Jerry Wayne Opdycke was born in Memphis, on Oct. 2, 1953, to Charles and Leona Opdycke. He departed this life on Thursday, Dec. 25, at home.Jerry spent most of his life in Hardin County. He had been a real estate appraiser and owned his own company, Superior Appraisal Services, in Savannah, for more than 20…

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Lain Johnson (12-20-14) service 12-27-14

Lain E. Johnson, 82, of Peoria, Illinois, died at 1:26 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 20, at the OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home in Peoria, Illinois.Lain was born on March 24, 1932, in Tennessee to Eldridge and Samantha Johnson. He married Delphia “Marie” Feazell on Dec. 3, 1949. They recently celebrated 65 years of marriage.He is…

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Hollie Templeton (12-17-14) service 12-23-14

Hollie Michelle Templeton departed this life on Wednesday, Dec. 17, at the age of 27 years, 6 months, and 27 days. She was born in Linden, Tennessee on May 20, 1987, daughter to Willard Templeton of Clifton and Tammie Mulder of Savannah, who survives. Hollie was employed with Maxim Home Health as a licensed practical…

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C.W. Bigbie (12-20-14) service 12-23-14

C.W. Bigbie was born in Frost, Texas, on Oct. 23, 1925, the first son of the late Ernest Jesse and Ethel Beckham Bigbie.On July 17, 1954, he was united in marriage to Betty Ann Cromwell, who survives. Mr. Bigbie served his country in the United States Navy during World War II where he received a…

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Jana White (12-11-14) service 12-15-14

Jana Plunk White, 40, of Adamsville, died Thursday, Dec. 11, in Adamsville.She was born in McNairy County, daughter to the late Calvin Plunk and Janice Marie Duncan Plunk, who survives. She was united in marriage to Marty Dean White of Adamsville, who survives.Mrs. White was the owner and operator of Studio 64. In addition to…

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John Provence (12-8-14) service 12-14-14

John “Poor Excuse” Provence, 46, of Savannah, died Monday, Dec. 8, at Jackson Madison County General Hospital in Jackson, Tennessee.He was son to John Howard Provence and Carolyn Jean Funk Vincent, who survive. He was united in marriage to Patty Smith, who also survives. Mr. Provence worked for Vincent Trucking as a truck escort. He…

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