OBITUARIES of some of those interred in St. Paul Cemetery

Albert Sidney Lee Anthony
died 11/7/59 age 97 yrs.
d. Shelby Co TN
cemetery St. Paul

Benjamin David Anthony Jr.
HENNING - Ben Anthony, 59, died Friday at Little Rock Veterans Medical Center. Graveside services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Paul Cemetery. Garner Funeral Home of Ripley has charge. He was a veteran. Mr. Anthony leaves a sister, Joyce Anthony of Henderson.
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: April 5, 1992

Charles Mac Anthony
b. 12 Sep 1859 d. 24 May 1940
f. Dr. Thomas A. Anthony b. Va.
m. Saran Maria Rice b. SC
planter
died on railway in Henning
St. Paul Cem.

Eddie Anthony
2/4/1869 4/24/52
parents Daniel JONES and Edmonia FITZPATRICK
cemetery St. Paul

Edith Estelle Anthony
10/7/1895 3/24/60
parents Edmund Carlos READ and Cora FIELD
h/o A.J.ANTHONY
cemetery St. Paul

Eugene Rice Anthony
E. R. ANTHONY Dead---The sudden death of E. R. Anthony, which occurred at his home near Durhamville, Wednesday morning, brought great sorrow to his numerous friends. Mr. Anthony had just returned from one of his farms and upon arriving home, complained of being sick. He was placed on his bed and medical aid summoned. Death came within 30 minutes after the heart attack. Deceased was owner of the firm of E. R. Anthony at Durhamville, where for 35 or 40 years, he had been engaged in the mercantile business. He owned several large tracts of land and was one of Lauderdale's largest planters. He was born in 1854 and had lived in Lauderdale County all his life. He was married in 1886 to Miss Eddie Jones, and to this union six children were born, five of whom survive; Dr. D. H. Anthony of Memphis, Mrs. Alex Williamson of Memphis, Mrs. Dick Smith of Jackson, Mrs. Norma Fisher of Durhamville and Mr. E. T. Anthony of Ripley. He is also survived by his wife and three brothers; Gus Anthony of Orysa, A. S. Anthony of Ripley, and Chas. Anthony of Henning: and one sister, Mrs. L. C. Moorer of Jackson, MS. The funeral will be held this afternoon at 2 o'clock at St. Paul's Cemetery.
The Lauderdale County Enterprise, Ripley, Tennessee, Friday, February 6th, 1925

RIPLEY - Lelia A. Anthony, 105, homemaker, died of cancer Wednesday at Ripley Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Yarbrough Funeral Home with burial in St. Paul Cemetery near Ripley. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Ripley. Mrs. Anthony, the widow of Eugene Thomas Anthony, leaves a son, Eugene Rice Anthony of Ripley, seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. The family requests that any memorials be sent to First Baptist Church in Ripley.
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: December 11, 1998

Anthony, Mabel
6/12/1891 2/4/65
parents Wyatt TOMLINSON and Nora DUNN
w/o Charles A.ANTHONY Sr.
cemetery St. Paul

Miriam Anthony
3/5/1898 11/12/49
parents William D. TURNER and Mary LLOYD
w/o S.C. ANTHONY Sr.
cause of death suicide-pistol wounds
cemetery St. Paul

Sidney Carns Anthony, Jr., 87, of Ripley, died Thursday of last week in Baptist Hospital Lauderdale. Masonic rites were Monday in the cemetery of St. Paul United Methodist Church at Durhamville, Gardner Funeral Home, of Sharon, in charge. He was a 50-year member of Ripley’s Masonic Lodge. He was born at Orysa, Dec. 15, 1919, to the late Sidney and Miriam Turner Anthony. The family moved to Henning in 1929. “Tony” was graduated from Ripley High School in 1938. He worked for Stratton-Warren in Memphis before joining the Army in 1939. He retired from the Air Corps as a chief warrant officer, after six years of service in Florida, the Philippines, and New Guinea, where he met his bride, Maunena Zimmerman. After military service, they resided briefly in Henning, before moving to Olympia, Wash., where Mr. Anthony was employed by Weyhauser and, later, by the state highway department, from which he retired in 1970. He also taught welding and mechanics in the Olympia Community College. Maunera died in 1992. In 1993, he married Kathryn Estes Nix and moved to Ripley. He leaves his wife; sons, Michael, of Anchorage, Alaska, and William, of Arlington, Va.; a brother, Robert Pickett Anthony, of Panama City, Fla.; and a grandson.
The Lauderdale County Enterprise, Ripley, Tennessee, June 14, 2007


RIPLEY - Samantha Leigh Barns, 17, student at Ripley Vo-Tech, died in an auto accident Wednesday at Ripley. Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. today in St. Paul Cemetery in Durhamville. Maley-Yarbrough Funeral Home has charge. She was a member of Evergreen Presbyterian Church in Memphis. She leaves her mother and stepfather, Leigh Ann and Jack Johnson of Ripley; her father and stepmother, Shade Michael and Leigh Ann Barns of Memphis; a brother, Shade Michael Barns II; three stepsisters, Linda Johnson, Brenda Johnson and Teresa Johnson; a half-sister, Leach Vivian Barns, and a stepbrother, Johnny Johnson, all of Memphis, and her grandparents, Monterey and Sam Williams, and Carter and Lona Ballinger, all of Ripley.
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: May 7, 1999

Linerieux Rice Blackwell
The remains of Mrs. Lennie R. Blackwell, wife of A.P. Blackwell, arrived in Ripley Wednesday from Durant, Okla., where she passed away on August 10th. She was laid to rest in St. Paul cemetery near Durhamville Wednesday afternoon. Her husband accompanied the remains here, they were met in Memphis by several relatives. Deceased was a daughter of the late C.S.0. Rice, of Orysa, and was born and reared in that community, where she was held in high esteem and loved by all who knew her. She had been living in Oklahoma the past few years.
The Lauderdale County Enterprise, Friday August 13, 1926

RIPLEY - Dr. Arden J. Butler Jr., 66, physician, died of cancer Friday at his home. Services will be at 2 p.m. today at St. Paul Methodist Church of Ripley, where he was a member, with burial in the church cemetery. Garner Funeral Home here has charge. He graduated from Byars Hall High School in Covington in 1949 and University of Tennessee, Knoxville, in 1951, and received his medical degree from University of Tennessee College for the Health Sciences in 1954. He had served in the Navy and was a member of Alpha Tau Omega fraternity and Phi Chi medical fraternity. He was in private medical practice in Ripley from 1958-1996. He was medical director at Cold Creek and West Tennessee High Security Facilities and at Lauderdale County Justice Center. He also was a member of Northwest Tennessee Medical Association, American Medical Association, and of Tennessee Medical Association, where he was past chairman of the board of trustees. He was a member of Tennessee Academy of Family Physicians, where he was past president in 1982, Physician of the Year in 1988, and had served on numerous committees. He also was a member of and board certified with the American Acadmey of Family Physicians. He was the Lauderdale County Jaycees Man of the Year in 1965 and a member of Lauderdale County Election Commission. He was on the board of trustees of St. Paul Methodist Church, and was chairman of the building committee there and at First United Methodist Church of Ripley. Mr. Butler, the husband of Candy Moran Butler, also leaves two daughters, Debbie Cherry of Ripley and Lou Anne White of Union City; a son, Arden J. Butler III, and a stepson, Tom Patterson, both of Memphis, and five grandchildren.
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: October 26, 1997

RIPLEY - Billie Anthony Carrington, 102, died Monday at Trezevant Manor Nursing Home. Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Paul Methodist Church in Durhamville with burial in the church cemetery there. Garner Funeral Home has charge. Mrs. Carrington was the widow of Roy L. Carrington.
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: June 13, 2003

Guy R. Chapman
7/18/1890 10/9/58
parents Sam CHAPMAN and Minnie CROOK
h/o Rosa UNGRECHT
cemetery St. Paul

HENNING - Shirley Ann Williams Craig, 69, retired merchant, died of heart failure Sunday at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Tipton in Covington. Services will be at 1 p.m. today at Garner Funeral Home in Ripley with burial in St. Paul Cemetery. She was a member of Durhamville Baptist Church. Mrs. Craig, the wife of Clifford Craig, also leaves a daughter, Annette Wenzler of Frankfort, Ky.; a son, John Craig of Jackson, and four grandchildren.
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: November 27, 2000

HENNING -- William 'Dood' Daniels Jr., 60, farmer, died Saturday of a gunshot wound at his farm. Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Garner Funeral Home of Ripley with burial in St. Paul Cemetery near here. Mr. Daniels, the husband of Marie Scallions Daniels, also leaves a daughter, Beverly 'Sissy' Steelman of Halls; a son, Ricky Daniels of Henning; his mother, Minnie Daniels of Ripley; two sisters, Jeanette Moore of West Memphis, and Louise Roberts of Osceola, Ark., and three grandchildren.ial in Rose Hill Cemetery here. Hunt Funeral Home of Humboldt has charge. Mrs. Robinson, the widow of Homer D. Robinson, leaves two daughters, Carolyn Robinson Copeland of Humboldt and Janice Robinson of Nashville; a sister, Johnnie Baxter of Gadsden, an d a grandchild.
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: September 22, 1994

Minnie Rice Davis
died 5/19/58 age 82 yrs.
Parents Thomas Franklin RICE and Sally BORUM
w/o H.B. DAVIS
cemetery St. Paul

Ervin, Ollie Lorene
12/15/1881 2/21/61
parents Bill DEMMING and Dauncia ROOKS
w/o Robert E.ERVIN d. 1957
cemetery St. Paul

Paul Lloyd Evans
2/8/1880 1/28/47
parents Wade Hampdon EVANS and Dealie LLOYD
h/o Gillie EVANS
cemetery St. Paul's Durhamville

RIPLEY - Alan M. Fisher, 90, retired farmer, died Saturday at his son's home in Dyersburg. Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Garner Funeral Home with burial in St. Paul Cemetery near here. He was a member of St. Paul United Methodist Church. Mr. Fisher leaves two daughters, Betty Bagley of Athens and Jane Stephens of Atlanta; three sons, Alan Fisher Jr. of Ripley, Rev. Bowlyn Fisher of Dallas and Dave Fisher of Dyersburg; a sister, Elizabeth Parker of Ripley, six grandchildren and tw o great-grandchildren.
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: July 20, 1992

RIPLEY - B. Anthony Fisher;, 81, retired farmer, died of heart failure Tuesday at Methodist Hospital of Dyersburg. Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at St. Paul Methodist Church, where he was a member, with burial in the church cemetery. Garner Funeral Home has charge. He was a World War II Army veteran. Mr. Fisher, the husband of Roberta Fisher, also leaves a son, Robert Fisher of Ripley.
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: February 11, 1999

Fisher, B Frank,
b 7 Apr 1877 d 23 Sept 1924
parents Bolin Fisher, ______ Moorer, NC
h/o Norma
cemetery St. Paul
funeral home Burgess & Peters

RIPLEY - Marjorie Elizabeth Fisher, 84, homemaker, died Sunday at Ripley Health Care Center. Services will be at 10 a.m. today at Yarbrough Funeral Home with burial in St. Paul Cemetery. She was a member of Elim Baptist Church. Mrs. Fisher, the widow of William Fisher, leaves three daughters, Billie Charlene Sierra of Gulfport, Miss., and June Medford and Ann Carmack, both of Ripley; two sons, Dan Fisher of Gulfport and Mike Fisher of Woodlake, Calif.; two sisters, Jean Chism of Jackson and Geneva Tinker of California, 12 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: May 18, 2004

RIPLEY - Roberta Treanor Fisher, 78, retired teacher, died Sunday at her home. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Paul Methodist Church, where she was a member, with burial in the church cemetery. Garner Funeral Home has charge. Mrs. Fisher, the widow of Benjamin Anthony Fisher, leaves a son, Robert Fisher of Ripley, and a granddaughter.
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: November 25, 2002

RIPLEY - Tom Walker Fisher, 88, retired farmer, died Sunday at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Lauderdale. Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Yarbrough Funeral Home with burial in St. Paul Cemetery in Durhamville. Mr. Fisher leaves a daughter, Mary Julia Gouse; a sister, Elizabeth Parker of Ripley; a brother, Allen Fisher of Dyersburg, and two grandchildren. The family requests that any memorials be sent to St. Paul Methodist Church Building Fund.
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: March 23, 1992

William Bowlyne Fisher
William Boling FISHER
2/25/1870 11/11/46
parents Boling Stark FISHER and Ann MOORE
cemetery St. Paul

RIPLEY -- William Douglas Fisher, 82, retired farmer and school bus driver, died Tuesday of heart failure at Memphis Veterans Medical Center. Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Yarbrough Funeral Home with burial in St. Paul Cemetery near Ripley. He was a World War II Army veteran and a member of Elim Baptist Church near Durhamville, where he was a deacon for 40 years. Mr. Fisher, the husband of Marjorie Moore Fisher, also leaves three daughters, Billie Charlene Sierra of California, and Emily June Medford and Ann Carmack, both of Ripley; a sister, Hattie Falbo of Oklahoma City, 12 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: February 10, 1994

Edwin Ernest Foust
4/10/1881 2/20/55
parents Harry FOUST and Jane PATTERSON
cemetery St. Paul

Foust, James Patterson
b 1 Set 1876 d 19 May 1925
parents H M Foust, NC & Jennie Patterson, NC
farmer
cemetery St. Paul
Burgess & Peters

Sarah Etna Foust
Sarah Etna, 19 months old daughter of Mrs. James P. Foust, of Orysa, died Thursday of last week and was laid to rest in St. Paul cemetery. The child had had three attacks of tonsilitis followed by other complications which resulted in her death.
Lauderdale County Enterprise 1926

RIPLEY - John W. 'Billy' Goodman, 31, self-employed in industrial salvage, died Monday at his home. Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Garner Funeral Home with burial in St. Paul Cemetery. He was a member of Mary's Chapel Baptist Church. He leaves his mother, Betty Goodman of Ripley; his father, Jim Goodman of Henning; two sisters, Paulette Maners and Pam Floyd, both of Ripley; a brother, Jim Goodman Jr. of Henning, and his grandfather, Joe M. Crihfield of Ripley.
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: January 17, 2002

Gould, Deborah Denise
died 9/21/62 age 1 month
parents Lyndell GOULD and Evelyn SHELTON
cemetery St. Paul

RIPLEY - Lyndell C. Gould, 61, retired guard at Fort Pillow State Prison, died Tuesday at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Lauderdale. Services will be at 4 p.m. today at Yarbrough Funeral Home with burial in St. Paul Cemetery near Ripley. He was a member of Elam Baptist Church. Gould, the husband of Evelyn Gould, also leaves a son, Lynn Gould of Ripley; two sisters, Mrs. Agnes Emmons of Colorado and Mrs. Gladys Winer of St. Louis; two brothers, Leland Gould of Little Rock and Sherrill Gould of Tro y, Mo., and two grandchildren.
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: July 25, 1991

Miss Harriette M. Green, 85, of Memphis, retired secretary for AT&T after 42 years, died Wednesday at St. Francis Hospital after a short illness. Services will be at 1 p.m. today at Memorial Park Funeral Home with burial in St. Paul's Cemetery in Ripley, Tenn. She was a member of First Evangelical Church, Child Evangelism and Pioneer Club of AT&T. She leaves two nieces who cared for her, Mrs. Margaret Aymett and Mrs. Dorothy G. Abernathy, both of Memphis. The family requests any memorials be sent to First Evangelical Church.
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: June 13, 1991

RIPLEY - Roger Ellis Hostetler, 43, contractor, died Sunday in Millington. Graveside services will be at 3 p.m. today at St. Paul Cemetery. Garner Funeral Home has charge. He leaves his parents, Rose Marie and Bernie Hostetler of Ripley.
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: September 16, 2003

Hutcherson, Kate
3/19/1884 10/23/62
parents Benjamin WALKER and MOORER
cemetery St. Paul

Robert S. James, 70, husband of Mrs. Elva Rudd JAMES, formerly of Ripley, died Tuesday of last week in his home in Donelson, after a heart attack. Graveside services were in St. Paul Cemetery at Durhamville. A native of McNairy County, he was educated in Shannon, Miss., schools. He was employed by Western State Hospital in Bolivar before he joined the Staff of Clover Bottom Hospital and School in Donelson, where he was general supervisor of boys from 1953 until his retirement four years ago. A veteran of WWI &WWII, he was member of American Legion Post 88, he was a Baptist. He leaves several neices and nephews. The Laudedrale County Enterprise, Friday April 12, 196

RIPLEY - Katherine Anita Kirkpatrick, 67, homemaker, died of heart failure Friday in Rosemark. Services will be at 4 p.m. Monday at St. Paul Methodist Church near Ripley, where she was a member, with burial in the church cemetery. Garner Funeral Home has charge. Mrs. Kirkpatrick, the wife of Louis H. Kirkpatrick, also leaves a daughter, Lana Cox of Dyersburg; a son, Hal Kirkpatrick of Ripley; two sisters, Ann Pennington of Ripley and Bobbye Mohlan of Minneapolis, and two grandchildren. Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: October 20, 1996

RIPLEY - Louis H. Kirkpatrick, 78, retired farmer, died Tuesday at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Tipton in Covington. Services will be at 2 p.m. today at St. Paul Methodist Church, where he was a member, with burial in the church cemetery. Garner Funeral Home has charge. He was a World War II Army veteran. Mr. Kirkpatrick, the widower of Katherine Anita Kirkpatrick, leaves a daughter, Lana Cox of Dyersburg; a son, Hal Kirkpatrick of Ripley; three sisters, Thelma Osteen and Ruth Griggs, both of Ripley, and Maxine Scott of Hodges, Ala.; a brother, Charles Kirkpatrick of Michigan; a half-sister, Sue Gillespie of Florida; a half-brother, William Kirkpatrick of Louisiana; two stepsisters, Ann Bowie of Memphis and Martha Weisend of Dallas, and two grandchildren.
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: December 19, 2002

RIPLEY - Dr. Charles Edward Long, 82, formerly of Memphis, physician, died of cancer Tuesday at his home. Graveside services will be at 4 p.m. today at St. Paul Cemetery. Garner Funeral Home has charge. He was a World War II Army Air Corps veteran and a member of the American Board of Otolaryngology, American Medical Association and American Academy of Otolaryngology. Mr. Long, the widower of Virginia Lee Anthony Long, leaves a daughter, Virginia Anthony Long Ballinger, and a son, Charles Edward Long Jr., both of Memphis, and three grandchildren. The family requests that memorials be sent to Lauderdale County Library.
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: June 20, 2001

RIPLEY - Mrs. Virginia Anthony Long, 57, died Thursday in Durhamville community. Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Paul's Cemetery in Durhamville. Garner Funeral Home of Ripley has charge. She was a graduate of Gulf Park Prep and Southwestern, now Rhodes College in Memphis, and a member of Junior League of Memphis. She was a member of Les Passees, Colonial Dames and Shady Grove Presbyterian Church. She was also a patron of Memphis Brooks Museum of Art. Mrs. Long, the wife of Dr. Charles Edward Long, also leaves a daughter, Mrs. Virginia Ballinger and a son, Charles Edward Long Jr., both of Memphis; her mother, Mrs. Lelia Anthony, and a brother, Eugene T. Anthony II, both of Ripley, and a grandchild. The family requests any memorials be sent to St. Paul's Methodist Church in Durhamville or to Durhamville Baptist Church.
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: June 14, 1991

RIPLEY - Bobby F. Martin, 56, sprinkler fitter, died Friday at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis. Services will be at 2 p.m. today at St. Paul United Methodist Church near here, where he was a member, with burial in the church cemetery. Garner Funeral Home has charge. Mr. Martin, the husband of Carol Martin, also leaves two sons, Bobby Martin Jr. and Charles Martin, and a stepdaughter, Stephanie Bradshaw, all of Memphis; two stepsons, Robert Bradshaw of Memphis and Tommy Card of Ripley, and a brother, Billy Martin of Ripley.
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: July 4, 1993

Dena Martin
4/1/1884 5/24/60
parents Brant MANERS and Dru GILLILAND
w/o R.S. MARTIN
d. Shelby Co TN
cemetery St. Paul

RIPLEY - Mrs. Josephine H. Martin, 88, retired teacher, died Sunday at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Lauderdale in Ripley. Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday St. Paul United Methodist Church, where she was a member, with burial in the church cemetery. Garner Funeral Home has charge. Mrs. Martin, the widow of Tom Martin, leaves two sons, Bill Martin and Bobby Martin, both of Ripley, five grandchildren and a great-grandson.
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: July 22, 1991

Richard Sanford Martin
2/3/1879 2/14/58
h/o Deanie MAYNARD
b. KY d. Shelby Co TN
cemetery St. Paul

RIPLEY - Ouida P. Meacham, 83, retired sales clerk, died Saturday of heart failure at her home. Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Garner Funeral Home with burial in St. Paul Cemtery near here. She was a member of St. Paul United Methodist Church. Mrs. Meacham, the widow of Jesse Meacham, leaves a sister, Ethel Caldwell of Ripley.
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: December 26, 1994

RIPLEY - W. D. 'Buddy' Meacham, 84, retired Ford tractor salesman, died Thursday at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Lauderdale of complications from a stroke. Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at St. Paul United Methodist Church, where he was a member, with burial in the church cemetery. Garner Funeral Home has charge. Mr. Meacham leaves a daughter, Rose Marie Hostetler, and a son, Don Meacham, both of Ripley, and three grandchildren.
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: October 28, 1995

Mildred Pearl McKee
12/16/1887 9/15/57
parents Joseph McKEE and Saphronia BIZZELL
cemetery St. Paul

Milton Paul McKee
McKEE, Paul
12/12/03 3/8/62
parents Joe McKEE and Saphronia BIZZELL
w/o Lena MAULDIN
cemetery St. Paul

Moore, Charlie E.
died 9/23/65 age 76 years
h/o Emily WADE
cemetery St. Paul

RIPLEY - Beatrice Wade Owens, 66, retired manager of Enrii Beauty Salons, died Friday at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Lauderdale in Ripley. Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Garner Funeral Home with burial in St. Paul Cemetery near here. Mrs. Owens, the wife of Glen A. Owens, also leaves a daughter, Linda Wilson of Covington; a son, Gerald O. Owens of Memphis; a sister, Barbara Ellington of Brownsville; two brothers, James Robert Wade of Ripley and Charles Thomas Wade of Ocoee, Fla., and thre e grandchildren.
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: August 16, 1992

Owen, Dave
d 30 Jun 1927 age 46 yrs old
Shelby Co death
Cemetery St. Paul
Funeral home Burgess & Peters

Effie Owen
10/3/1886 11/14/50
parents Henry Walt MOORE and America WORLEY
place of birth KY
cemetery St. Paul

RIPLEY - James Douglas Owens, 75, retired farmer, died Sunday at his home after an apparent heart attack. Services will be at 11 a.m. today at Garner Funeral Home with burial in St. Paul Cemetery here. He was a World War II Army veteran and a member of Durhamville Baptist Church. Mr. Owens, the husband of Jewell Hill Owens, also leaves three daughters, Barbara Dean Owens, Julia Owens and Janice Griggsby, and two sons, James H. Owens and Billy Joe Owens, all of Ripley; two sisters, Ollie Fitzgerald of Memphis and Louise Fitzgerald of Collierville; two brothers, Robert Owens of Lexington and Glenn Allen Owens of Ripley; and five grandchildren.
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: February 21, 1995

Mary Fisher Owen
RIPLEY -- Mary L. Owen, 72, retired nurse's aide, died Tuesday at her home. Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Garner Funeral Home with burial in St. Paul Cemetery near here. She was a member of Durhamville Baptist Church. Mrs. Owen, the widow of David Sanford Owen, leaves a daughter, Wanda Garrett, and two sons, David 'Sam' Owen Jr. and Tommy Dean Owen, all of Ripley; a sister, Hattye Falbo of Oklahoma; a brother, William Fisher of Ripley, 12 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.l in Neill Cemetery near Savannah. He was a former Boy Scout leader and a member of Olivet Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Mr. Grimes, the widower of Anita Hargrove Grimes, leaves a son, Dr. Gary L. Grimes of Paris.
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: December 1, 1993

Owen, Robert Lynn Columbus
8/8/44 4/17/65
parent Sanford OWEN Sr.
cemetery St. Paul

Thomas Wade Owen
THOMAS WAYNE OWEN, 36, of Marion, Ark., farmer, died Monday of liver disease at Baptist Memorial Hospital. Services will be at 11 a.m. today at Memphis Funeral Home Union Chapel with burial at 1 p.m. in St. Paul Cemetery near Henning, Tenn. He was a member of West Frayser Baptist Church. He leaves his mother, Virginia Sue Owen of Marion, and a brother, William Lynn Owen of Memphis.
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: June 1, 1994

William Curtis Owen, 69, of Marion, Ark., retired Memphis firefighter, died Saturday at Crittenden Memorial Hospital in West Memphis after a long illness. Memphis Funeral Home Union Chapel has charge. He was a member of West Frayser Baptist Church. Mr. Owen, the husband of Virginia Sue Owen, also leaves two sons, William Lynn Owen of Memphis and Thomas Wayne Owen of Marion; three sisters, Ollie Fitzgerald and Cora Cunningham, both of Memphis, and Louise Fitzgerald of Collierville; three brothers, Robert Owen of Lexington, Tenn., and Jake Owen and Glen Owen, both of Ripley, Tenn., two grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: January 2, 1994

RIPLEY - Elizabeth F. Parker, 95, retired teacher, died Tuesday at Hillcrest Nursing Home in Durham, N.C. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Paul United Methodist Church, where she was a member, with burial in the church cemetery. Garner Funeral Home has charge. She was a member of United Methodist Women, Durhamville Orysa Community Club, Variety F.E.C. and a volunteer for Baptist Memorial Hospital-Lauderdale. Mrs. Parker, the widow of Patrick M. Parker, leaves a daughter, Martha Joy Wintermute of Durham; a son, Pat Parker of Ripley, five grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: April 1, 2004

Charles Monroe Vernon Potter
Mr. and Mrs. Marion Potter, who lived near Asbury, suffered the loss of their darling baby, Chas. Monroe Vernon Potter, who was born May 4, 1925 and died Sept. 21, 1926. He suffered only a few days with colitis. Everything was done that loving hands could do, yet God saw best to take him. He is survived by his mother, father, three brothers, eight sisters and a host of friends and relatives to mourn his death. Funeral services were conducted by Rev. Kendall and the remains laid to rest in St. Paul’s cemetery.
It is hard to give him up, But God’s will must be done; He has gone to be with Jesus, And his crown he has won. Sleep on, dear Monroe, sleep, While your loved ones here weep;
One by one we will meet you there, Then we will be in Saviour’s care.We miss you from our home, dear Monroe,We miss your sweet smiling face. A shadow o’er our lives is cast,
We miss the sunshine of your face.

Benjamin Franklin Queen
7/21/1883 9/15/53
parents Tom QUEEN and Katie HOLMES
h/o Rosie QUEEN
cemetery St. Paul

HENNING - Edgar Lee Queen, 81, farmer, died Sunday at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis. Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Garner Funeral Home in Ripley with burial in St. Paul Cemetery near there. Queen, the husband of Viola Mauldin Queen, also leaves a son, Thomas Queen of Henning, two grandchildren and a great-grandson.
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: November 4, 1991

Queen, Rosie Bell
1/10/1884 12/1/1963
parents Jim WARDLOW and Molly
w/o B. F. QUEEN
cemetery St. Paul

HENNING - Viola Mauldin Queen, 85, homemaker, died Monday of respiratory failure at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis. Services will be at 3 p.m. today at Garner Funeral Home in Ripley with burial in St. Paul Cemetery near Ripley. She was a member of St. Paul United Methodist Church. Mrs. Queen, the widow of Edgar L. Queen, leaves a son, Thomas Queen of Henning, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: May 16, 1995

HENNING - Alice Rice, 90, homemaker and former teacher, died of heart failure Friday at Methodist Haywood Park Hospital in Brownsville. Graveside services will be at 2:30 p.m. Sunday in St. Paul Cemetery. Yarbrough Funeral Home of Ripley has charge. She was a member of St. Paul United Methodist Church. She leaves a brother, David Rice of Henning.
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: January 24, 1998

HENNING - Amelia Young Rice, 97, retired teacher, died Wednesday of heart failure at Covington Health Care Center. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Friday in St. Paul Cemetery. Garner Funeral Home of Ripley has charge. Mrs. Rice, the widow of C. S. O. Rice, leaves a son, Steve Rice of Henning.
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: January 5, 1995

Rice, Annie Flournay
8/31/23 7/14/66
parents Shad RICE and Louvenia REED
cemetery St. Paul

HENNING - C. S. O. Rice, 89, landowner and ginner for 63 years, died Sunday at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis. Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. today at St. Paul Cemetery near Henning. Garner Funeral Home in Ripley has charge. He was a member of St. Paul United Methodist Church. Mr. Rice, the husband of Amelia Young Rice, also leaves a son, Steve Rice, and a sister, Alice Rice, both of Henning, and two brothers, M. E. Rice Jr. of Brownsville and David Rice of Henning.
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: April 20, 1993

Rice, Charles Hannah
b 9 Feb 1850 d 4 Mar 1927
parents Thomas G Rice, SC & Graves
cemetery St. Paul
funeral home Burgess & Peters

Rice, Daisy
9/28/1874 6/4/1962
parents Samuel ANDERSON and Alice
w/o M. E. RICE
b. Hanover Co VA
cemetery St. Paul

HENNING - David Rice, 83, retired farmer, died of heart failure Monday at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis. Memorial services will be at 3:30 p.m. Friday at St. Paul Methodist Church, where he was a member. Garner Funeral Home in Ripley has charge. He was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars. The family requests that any memorials be sent to St. Paul Methodist Church.
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: August 19, 1998

BROWNSVILLE - Estelle Walker Rice, 92, partner in Rice Furniture, died Tuesday at Methodist Healthcare-Brownsville. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. today at St. Paul Cemetery. Brownsville Funeral Home has charge. She was a member of Brownsville First United Methodist Church. Mrs. Rice, the widow of Moreau E. Rice, leaves two daughters, Jo Ann Koffman of Rockville, Md., and Susan Scott-Wilson of Brownsville, six grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. The family requests that memorials be sent to Brownsville First United Methodist Church Read Willis Music Fund.
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: October 24, 2002

Rice, Lavinia
10/11/1891 4/21/62
parent E.C.READ and Cora FIELD
w/o Shad RICE d. 1939
cemetery St. Paul

Rice, Lucie
3/12/1873 12/18/67
parents Thomas L. LIVINGSTON and Ann JORDON
w/o W. G. L. RICE
cemetery St. Paul

Lucie Q. Estes Rice
Rice, Mrs C S O
b 16 Jul 1845 d 22 Jul 1929
parents Morran P Estes, VA - Mary Noel
cemetery St. Paul

BROWNSVILLE - Moreau E. Rice, 84, former businessman and farmer, died Thursday of kidney failure at Crestview Health Care Center. Graveside services will be at 3 p.m. today in St. Paul Cemetery in Orysa. Brownsville Funeral Home has charge. He was a member of First United Methodist Church. Mr. Rice, the husband of Estelle Walker Rice, also leaves two daughters, Jo Ann Koffman of Rockville, Md., and Susan R. Scott Wilson of Brownsville; a sister, Alice Rice, and a brother, David Rice, both of Orysa, six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. The family requests any memorials be sent to First United Methodist Church in Brownsville or St. Paul Cemetery in care of Billy Thomas in Ripley.
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: December 17, 1994

Rice, Moreau Ewell
3/17/1874 1/27/62
parents C.S.O. RICE and Lucie ESTES
h/o Daisy ANDERSON
cemetery St. Paul

Thos. Franklin Rice, son of Shadrach and Louisa Linerieux RICE, a prominent West Tennessee family of pioneer days, was born March 9, 1847 at "Clifton Hall, "the old ancestral home near Orysa. He had lived in this vicinity all his life and died April 6, 1932. He was the last member of a family of twelve children. When the war broke out between the States, he joined the Confederate army at age 16, enlisting in Co. M, 7th Tenn., Regiment, Forrest's Calvary. He was under age and could have returned home at the reorganization, but felt it was his duty to fight for his country. At the close of the war he was paroled at Gainsville, Ala., May 11, 1865. On August 19, 1869, he was married to Miss Sarah Elizabeth BORUM, daughter of Mr. & Mrs. James H. BORUM of Durhamville. They were the parents of three children, Effie Eloise, who died in infancy, Elmer T. RICE, who died October 15, 1907, and the surviving daughter, Miss Minnie RICE. Mrs. RICE, the devoted wife and mother passed away January 14, 1923, burial in St. Paul Cemetery. The pallbearers were his nephews.
The Lauderdale County Enterprise, Friday April 15, 1932

W. G. L. Rice
William Griffin Linnereax RICE
7/9/1859 1/11/50
parents W.G.L. RICE and Sarah WILSON
h/o Lucy LIVINGSTON RICE
place of death Haywood Co TN
farmer
cemetery St. Paul

RIPLEY - Nola Mai Rogers, 82, homemaker, died of respiratory arrest Sunday at Baptist Memorial Hospital-East in Memphis. Services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Garner Funeral Home with burial in St. Paul's Cemetery. Mrs. Rogers, the widow of Lowell E. Rogers, leaves six daughters, Joy Shoemake of Atoka, Mary Mignard and Linda Downs, both of Eads, Bonnie Stevens of Somerville, and Rita Moore and Judy Overzet, both of Memphis; two sons, Gerald Rogers of Somerville and David Rogers of Arlington; two sisters, Hazel Jones of Memphis and Barbara Sue Horn of Long Island, N.Y.; three brothers, James Binkley of Bartlett, Robert Binkley of Atoka and Bobby Binkley of Ripley, 21 grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren.
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: August 8, 2000

George Dallas Rudd, Sr., 84, retired farmer of Orysa, died at 6:25 p.m. Thursday of last week in Lauderdale County Hospital, which he entered that morning after a heart attack. Services were Saturday in Ripley Funeral Home, burial in St. Paul Cemetery. He leaves his son, G. D. RUDD, Jr.; daughters, Mrs. Ben BAILEY, Mrs. T. W. FISHER and Mrs. Mary RUSSELL, all of Ripley, Mrs. Robert JAMES and Miss Martha RUDD, both of Donelson; sisters, Mrs. J. H. CONN, of Jackson, Miss., and Mrs. Ode SELF, of Burbank, Calif. The Lauderdale County Enterprise, Friday May 17, 1968

Rudd, Lillian
8/16/1886 12/4/67
parents Hiram HARRIS and Katherine HUDSON
w/o George D. RUDD
cemetery St. Paul

E. Virginia Scott
The remains of MRS. SCOTT, wife of Rev. J. M. Scott, was brought to Ripley From Fulton, KY., Monday, and laid to rest in St. Paul's Cemetery in Durhamville.
MARCH 18th, 1898

Mr. J. M. Scott, editor of Ridgely Banner, died very suddenly Sunday afternoon near Wynnburg, 5 miles north of Ridgely. Mr. Scott, accompanied by Prof. Brewer, of Ridgely, was driving after a shower of rain and the car slipped into a ditch. Parties came and assisted them in pushing the car out of the ditch and as Mr. Scott was getting into the car, he fell over the steering wheel and died instantly. He is survived by one sister, Mrs. Lillian Martin, of Memphis. His remains were shipped to Ripley on the 3 o’clock train and were laid to rest in the St. Paul cemetery Tuesday morning after a brief service at the grave conducted by Rev. G. Harris.
Mr. Scott was a son of Rev. J.M. Scott, who was pastor of the Ripley Methodist Church several years a third of a century ago, and those of the family who have passed away sleep in the cemetery near Durhamville where his body now reposes.
The Lauderdale County Enterprise 1926

Scott, Samuel Sidney
Sidney Samuel Scott of Fulton, KY., died from heart disease at the home of his sister, Mrs. Lillian Scott Martin of Normal, TN., He became ill several weeks ago in Fulton, KY., but he gained strength and was sufficiently recovered to visit his sister about a week ago. Soon after his arrival in Memphis, he was forced to return to bed. He was in the printing business in Fulton at the time of his death. Prior to that he was a newspaperman working with the Fulton Dailey Leader, and the Princeton, KY., Leader. He was 62 years of age at the time of his death. He was born in Durhamville, TN. He was a resident of Fulton for 20 years. He leaves besides his sister, two brothers; James K. Scott of Ripley and Lucian H. Scott of Pueblo, Colo. The remains were brought to Ripley Saturday morning and laid to rest in St. Paul Cemetery after funeral services in the Ripley Methodist Church. The Lauderdale County Enterprise, Ripley, Tennessee, Friday February 20th 1925

Shoemake, Millie Jeannie
died 8/8/64
parents Michael SHOEMAKE and Joy Louise ROGERS
cemetery St. Paul

Sleamaker, Laura Lee
8/15/1880 2/1/1963
parents H.W.MOORE and Ellen BEBOUT
w/o Thomas J. SLEAMAKER
b. KY
cemetery St. Paul

Thomas J. Sleamaker
died 12/28/55
b. KY d. Shelby Co TN
cemetery St. Paul

RIPLEY - Eddie Lee Anthony Smith, 103, died Sunday at Hillhaven Convalescent Center. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. today at St. Paul Cemetery near Ripley. Garner Funeral Home has charge. She founded the Civic Garden Club in Jackson, was a judge of flower shows nationwide, a member of Laurel and Jackson Garden clubs, the Shakespeare Circle, a charter member of Jackson Writer's Group and, in 1989, was named to Who's Who in Tennessee Nursing Homes. Mrs. Smith, the widow of Richard Cyrus Smith, leaves a sister, Roy Carrington of Ripley.
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: December 9, 1991

RIPLEY - Nona Foust Solomon, 90, homemaker, died of heart failure Wednesday at her home. Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Garner Funeral Home with burial in St. Paul Cemetery. She was a member of St. Paul Methodist Church. Mrs. Solomon was the widow of Tom Solomon. The family requests that, in lieu of flowers, any memorials be sent to St. Paul Cemetery or to the Humane Society.
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: January 14, 2000

Stephens, Cordie Woodrow
b 12 Feb 1912 d 14 Aug 1923
parents F J Stephens, Lyon Co., Ky Earnestine Sanders, Trigg Co., KY
cemetery St. Paul
funeral home Burgess & Peters

RIPLEY - Jane Fisher Stephens, 54, of Pisgah Forest, N.C., formerly of Ripley, manager for BellSouth Co., died Sunday in Hendersonville, N.C. Memorial services were Thursday at Church of the Epiphany in Atlanta. Memorial services will be held here at a later date. Mrs. Stephens, the wife of Alan D. Stephens, also leaves a sister, Betty Bagley of Athens, and three brothers, Alan Fisher Jr. of Ripley, Rev. Bowlyne Fisher of Dallas and Dave Fisher of Dyersburg. The family requests that any memorials be sent to the American Cancer Society.
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: July 30, 1993

Ripley - Alta C. Thompson, 92, retired librarian, died Monday at Memphis Jewish Home. Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at St. Paul United Methodist Church, where she was a member, with burial in the church cemetery. Yarbrough Funeral Home has charge. Mrs. Thompson, the widow of Arthur W. Thompson Jr., leaves a daughter, Kay Thompson Green of Ripley; a son, Arthur W. Thompson III of Cordova, and three grandchildren. The family requests that any memorials be sent to Lauderdale County Library or St. Paul United Methodist Church.
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: December 9, 2004

RIPLEY -- Arthur W. Thompson Jr., 86, retired teacher and farmer, died Thursday of heart failure at Baptist Memorial Hospital East in Memphis. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. today at St. Paul United Methodist Church in Durhamville, where he was a member, with burial in the church cemetery. Yarbrough Funeral Home has charge. He was a graduate of Union University, past president of Ripley Farm Bureau and Sunday school superintendent at St. Paul United Methodist Church. Mr. Thompson, the husband of Alta C. Thompson, also leaves a daughter, Kay Thompson Green of Henderson; a son, Arthur W. Thompson III of Cordova; three brothers, Robert L. Thompson of Corinth, Miss., and Francis L. Thompson and Roy Thompson, both of Ripley, and three grandchildren. The family requests that, in lieu of flowers, any memorials be sent to St. Paul United Methodist Church.
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: April 2, 1994

Thompson, Arthur Wilson
8/27/1882 1/24/62
cemetery St. Paul

Thompson, Berta Elnora
died 3/19/61. 81 years. birth month & day:12/15
parents Gilbert RAINES and Hattie BARFIELD
w/o A. W. THOMPSON
cemetery St. Paul

RIPLEY - Francis L. Thompson, 90, retired farmer, died Thursday at Ripley Health Care and Rehabilitation Center. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Paul Methodist Church with burial in St. Paul Cemetery. Garner Funeral Home has charge. He was a World War II veteran and a member of St. Paul Methodist Church. Mr. Thompson, the husband of Dorothy D. Thompson, also leaves two sons, James W. Thompson of Union City and Frank Thompson of Ripley; a brother, Roy Thompson of Ripley, six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: December 7, 2002

Roy Raines Thompson, 92, retired chemist at Dupont, of Ripley, died Monday, Feb. 4, at St. Frances Hospital. Services were held Thursday, Feb. 7, at St. Paul United Methodist Church, where he was a member, with burial in St. Paul Cemetery. Mr. Thompson was preceded in death by his wide, Verna Mae Thompson. He leaves a daughter, Mary Jane Workman of Cordova, Tenn.; a son, Thomas B. Thompson of Cordova; seven grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
The Lauderdale Voice, Wednesday, February 13, 2008

HENNING - Rubye Fields Thompson, 88, homemaker, died Saturday at the Regional Medical Center at Memphis from injuries she suffered in a beating 10 days ago. . Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Yarbrough Funeral Home with burial in St. Paul Cemetery. She was a member of Victory Henning Baptist Church and a 50-year member of Order of the Eastern Star. Mrs. Thompson, the widow of John G. Thompson, leaves a daughter, Donna Rylee of Lafayette, La., three grandsons and three great-granddaughters. The family requests that any memorials be sent to Victory Henning Baptist Church or St. Paul Cemetery.
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: April 3, 2000

Charles Binkley Walker M.D.
8/7/1858 6/12/51
parents J.W. WALKER - Lydia Frances MARSHELL
cemetery St. Paul

RIPLEY - Charles R. Walker, 91, retired professor for the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, died of heart failure Monday in West Palm Beach, Fla. Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Paul United Methodist Church with burial in the church cemetery. Garner Funeral Home has charge. Mr. Walker, the widower of Roberta Durham Walker, leaves two sons, Charles R. Walker Jr. of West Palm Beach and Robert Walker of Albany, N.Y.; a sister, Lucy Williams of Savannah, and two grandchildren.
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: July 12, 2001

Clifford P. Walker
8/2/00 11/24/54
parents C.B. WALKER and Emma BOMBERGER
WWI Veteran
cemetery St. Paul

Mrs. Mary Fletcher Walker, wife of Mr. Benjamin D. WALKER, died at her home in Ripley July 20th,and her remains were laid to rest in St. Paul's cemetery near her old home in Durhamville, Sunday afternoon at 5 o' clock. Deceased moved with her parents from South Carolina to Tennessee in 1847. She was a daughter of Wm. A. & Harriet MOORER. She was married May 12th, 1858 and to this union six children were born, four of whom survive: Mrs. C. M. ANTHONY, Mrs. Robert G. ANTHONY, Henry L. WALKER and Miss Kate WALKER.

Walter Wm. Warden Jr.
died 2/25/55
parents W.W. WARDEN and Minnie HANKINS
cemetery St. Paul

COVINGTON - John Henry Watson Jr., 75, retired journeyman lineman for Southwest Tennessee Electric after 47 years, died Thursday at his home. Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Covington Funeral Home with burial in St. Paul's Cemetery in Durhamville. He was a World War II Army veteran and a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars and Bethel Chapel Church. Mr. Watson, the husband of Dorothy Webb Watson for 49 years, also leaves three daughters, Sheila Walton of Ripley, Vivian Shelton of Byhalia, Miss., and Carla Wylie of Covington; a son, Rick Watson of Arkansas; two brothers, W. M. Watson of Somerville and Donald Watson of Springfield, Mo., three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: May 9, 2004

Lydia Mae Watson, 89, of Millington, homemaker, died of heart failure Friday at her home. Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Woodhaven Funeral Home in Millington with burial in St. Paul Cemetery in Ripley, Tenn. She was a Methodist. Mrs. Watson, the widow of John H. Watson, leaves a daughter, Minnie Klutts of Millington; three sons, John H. Watson Jr. of Covington, Tenn., W. M. Watson of Somerville, Tenn., and Donald E. Watson of Joplin, Mo.; two sisters, Lucille Nolan of Carlisle, Ill., and Mary Ann Nolan of St. Louis, 12 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren and nine great-great-grandchildren.
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: October 21, 1995

RIPLEY - Mary Louise White, 90, homemaker, died of heart failure Friday at Ripley Healthcare & Rehab Center. Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Ripley First United Methodist Church with burial in St. Paul Cemetery. Garner Funeral Home has charge. She was a member of Durhamville Baptist Church. Mrs. White, the widow of Scott White, leaves five daughters, Doris Brown of Memphis, Mary Ann Marks of Atlanta, Joy Cook of New Orleans, Carol Benson of Manila, Ark., and Sue Chalk of Ripley; two sons, Bob White and Scott White Jr., both of Ripley; two sisters, Norene Klutts of Ripley and Helen Slaughter of Memphis, 19 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.
Commercial Appeal, The (Memphis, TN)
Date: November 5, 2000

Ruby Nell Yates
8/15/16 12/24/60
parents R. E. ERVIN and Ollie DEMNINGS
w/o Charles YATES
d. TX
cemetery St. Paul

Addie Zellner
8/8/1867 5/4/54
parents James H. BARROM and Addie Lyon VERSER
cemetery St. Paul

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