Obituaries 2019

Judith Spears (8-7-19) service 8-17-19

Judith Boaz Spears, age 73, of Gatlinburg, formerly of Savannah, went to be with Jesus on Wednesday, Aug. 7. She was born on Feb. 26, 1946, in Memphis, to Massey Oakley Boaz and Ruby Doran Boaz, both of whom predeceased her. She was also preceded in death by her brother, Bill Boaz, and husband, Jack…

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Dorthy Simmerman (8-14-19) service 8-18-19

Dorthy “Mossie” Simmerman, of Adamsville, was born in Orange County, Indiana on July 5, 1921, the daughter of the late Joseph and Sally Roberts. Dorthy was a former resident of Williams, Indiana, West Palm Beach, Florida and Jupiter, Florida. She worked in munitions manufacturing during WWII. She was a skilled electronics wiring and assembly technician,…

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Betty Sanders (8-12-19) service 8-14-19

Betty Sanders, of Savannah, was born in Tishomingo County, Mississippi, on Nov. 2, 1931, the daughter of the late Bert and Gladys Provience Broughton. On Sept. 15, 1954, she was united in marriage to James Travis Sanders, who preceded his wife in death on Sept. 25, 2015. Betty lived in Corinth, Mississippi 1954 to 1963…

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Eva Couch (8-13-19) service 8-16-19

Eva Nell Austin Doran Couch, of Savannah, was born in Hardin County on May 3, 1930, the daughter of the late Archie Floyd and Minnie L. Austin. On Dec. 18, 1965, she was united in marriage to Jess Doran, who preceded his wife in death on July 19, 1981.  On Dec. 13, 1991, she was…

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Roger Moore (8-8-19) service 8-15-19

Roger Dale Moore, 74, of Olive Hill, died on Thursday, Aug. 8. He was born in Selmer, the son of the late Odell and Ruby Ludal Sheffield Moore. Mr. Moore had worked for Spencer Oil in Huntsville, Alabama. He is survived by his children, Bobby Dale Moore of Olive Hill and Joyce Ann Moore of…

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Larry Griffin (8-14-19) service 8-17-19

Larry Homer Griffin, 75, of Adamsville, died on Wednesday, Aug. 14, at his residence. He was born in Waukegan, Illinois, to the late Homer and Jean Clayton Griffin. Mr. Griffin worked in law enforcement and also was a truck driver. He was a Mason for more than 50 years. He attended Old Union Church. He…

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J. Huston Dill (8-13-19) service 8-16-19

J. Huston Dill, 71, of Savannah, died on Tuesday, Aug. 13. He was born in Tupelo, Mississippi, the son of the late Buck Huston and Eva Sellers Dill. He was united in marriage to Nancy P. Lesley, who survives. Mr. Dill was a retired self employed carpenter and in 1986 he became an ordained minister.…

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Johnny Davison (8-11-19) service 8-14-19

Johnny Davison, 72, of Savannah, died on Sunday, Aug. 11, in Savannah. He was born in Hardin County, the son of the late Jesse and Ivy Wilkerson Davison. Mr. Davison worked for Parris Manufacturing for 20 years. He is survived by his two sons, Johnny L. Davison Jr. and Ronald Davison, both of Savannah; seven…

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Jake Christian (8-9-19) service 8-17-19

Jake Christian, 20, of Counce, died on Friday, Aug. 9. He was born in Corinth, Mississippi, the son of Shonda Deanna Tucker Christian and the late Jeffery Alan Christian. He was a volunteer firefighter with the Hardin County Fire Department. In addition to his mother, he is survived by his brother, Zachary Alan Christian of…

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Dean Bullington (8-18-19) service 8-22-19

Dean Meril Bullington, 84, of Savannah, died on Sunday, Aug. 18, in Savannah. He was born in Caruthersville, Missouri, the son of the late Jewel Brown and Cecil Juanita Clark Bullington. He was united in marriage to Dorothy Ellen Shelby, who survives. Mr. Bullington was an electrician, working for Anheiser-Busch in St. Louis, Missouri for…

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