Obituaries 2019

Ricky “Bo” Petty (4-4-19) service 4-12-19

Ricky L. “Bo” Petty, 60, of Savannah, died on Thursday, April 4, in Savannah. He was born in Hardin County, the son of the late Tom Petty and Hester Tidwell Steakley. He was united in marriage to Mary Louise Calhoun, who survives. Mr. Petty was the owner and operator of Petty Auto Salvage.  He had…

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Monroe Hubbard (4-11-19) service 4-13-19

Monroe C. Hubbard, 95, of Savannah, died on Thursday, April 11. He was born in Lutts, the son of the late Monroe Carroll and Charity Jane Tilley Hubbard. He was united in marriage to Susie L. Wilkerson, who survives. Mr. Hubbard retired from furniture refinishing. He was a member of New Pleasant Grove Freewill Baptist…

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Vince Cowan (4-10-19)

Vince Cowan, 76, of Adamsville, died on Wednesday, April 10. He was born in Binghamton, New York, the son of the late Husta and Constance Brady Cowan. He was united in marriage to Donna M. Bulger, who survives. Mr. Cowan was a Senior Chief Officer in the United States Navy, retiring after 22 years of…

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Patrick Chessor (4-11-19) service 4-14-19

Patrick Ray Chessor, 68, of Savannah, died on Thursday, April 11. He was born in Bold Springs, Tennessee, the son of the late John Samuel and Bessie Mae Rice Chessor. He was united in marriage to Elizabeth Kay Parson, who survives. Mr. Chessor was a member of Love and Truth Church in Adamsville. He worked…

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Virginia Lutrell (4-12-19) service 4-16-19

Virginia Franks Lutrell, age 88, of Bartlett, Tennessee, passed away on Friday, April 12. Virginia was born on April 12, 1931, in Savannah, to Craig and Emma Johnson Franks. She was united in marriage  to Floyd Lutrell on July 14, 1951, and moved to Memphis. Virginia retired from the Social Security Administration in 1987. She…

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Jamie Easley (4-7-19) service 4-10-19

Jamie Easley was born in Savannah on April 29, 1963, the son of Rebecca Jean Dickson Easley and the late James Louie Easley. Jamie was a truck driver for The Great South Auction Group for 18 years.  In his spare time he enjoyed fishing and reading. Jamie departed this life on Sunday, April 7, in…

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Sally McLin (4-2-19) service 4-6-19

Sally McLin, 65, of Olive Hill, died on Tuesday, April 2. She was born in Wayne County, the daughter of the late Seab and Sallie Brown Murphy. She was united in marriage to Randy McLin, who survives. Mrs. McLin was a member of Freedom Chapel Church. She was a certified nursing assistant for 21 years…

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Beverly “Bet” Gilbert (4-1-19) service 4-5-19

Beverly “Bet” Gilbert Beverly “Bet” Austin Gilbert, 61, of Savannah, died on Monday, April 1. She was born in Memphis, the daughter of the late Ralph Cass Austin and Erie Gennette Baldwin Austin Brown. She lived in Savannah for more than 30 years. She is survived by her sons, Jonathan Roberts of Savannah and Stephen…

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Kathleen Foust (3-31-19) service 4-3-19

Kathleen Robbins Foust, 87, of Savannah, died on Sunday March 31, in Jackson, Tennessee. She was the daughter of the late Joe and Carrie Murphy Robbins. She was united in marriage to James Eugene “Punt” Foust, who preceded her in death. Mrs. Foust worked as a line worker for Automotive Fabrics in Adamsville. She was…

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John “Johnny” Herod (3-27-19) service 4-14-19

John “Johnny” Lee Herod was born Dec. 28, 1956, in Middleton, Tennessee. He was the son of the late Lawrence Goodman “L.G.”Herod and Opaline Weeks Herod. He passed away on Wednesday, March 27. Johnny went to work early in life and worked at Jaco’s Music Store in Jackson, Tennessee, as well as AMRO Music Store…

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