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Obits: October 4


Kenneth Lee Brown, 53, of Helena, Ga., formerly of Millington, passed away Sept. 21, 2012. Service was held Sept. 23 at the Munford Funeral Home Chapel with interment at the Jessica Wendy Sanders Memorial Family Cemetery. He is survived by wife Annette Brack and three ex-wives Debie Brown, Crystal Brown and Ann Brown. He is also survived by his daughters Becky, Jessica and Stephanie Brown; sons Corey and Trey Brown; sisters Debbie Eubanks and Shella Kile; brothers John W. Sanders Jr., Jerry W. Sanders, Charlie “Chuck” Brown and Butch Brown; parents John W. Sanders Sr. and Martha Louise Sanders and 13 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his loving father Bryant Eward Brown.


Leo Morgan, 90, passed away Sept. 26, 2012. Born Sept. 8, 1922 in Caruthersville, Mo., she was one of eight daughters and two sons of Aaron and Beatrice Dobbs. She attended Arkansas State, was a real estate agent, was an avid golfer, and longtime member of First Baptist Church Millington. She is survived by her husband, John Alvis Morgan; sons, Aaron (Leanna) Morgan of Johnson Ciy, Gary (Johni) Morgan of Nashville; granddaughters, McKenna and Story; nephew, Del (Dana) Dobbs and their children Jackson and Taylor. Service was held Sept. 29 at the Millington Chapel. In lieu of flowers, the family asks memorials be made to First Baptist Church, 5010 West Union Road, Millington, TN 38053.


Doris Imogene Johnson Rowland Sturdivant, 80, of Millington, went home to be with the Lord, Sept. 25, 2012. She was born March 4, 1932 in Eads, to John and Erma Johnson. She was blessed with one sister, Alice J. McCain. She graduated valedictorian of the 1950 class of Millington Central High School. She was married to Bill Sturdivant August 29, 1977. She retired from NAMTG (Naval Air Maintenance Training Group) in 1989 and continued working in civil service for 10 years at Del-Jen. She began playing piano, at the age of 12, for Embury Methodist Church and late in life at Big Creek Baptist Church. She was very charitable as she gave to various charities every year, usually in honor of her family. After 68 years at Embury Methodist Church she was baptized and became a member of Big Creek Baptist Church on March 3, 2002. She is survived by her sister, Alice J. McCain of Millington, four children, Johnnie Ruth Hahs (Sam) of La Feria, Texas, Nancy Lynn Asbridge (Paul Jr.), Steven Howard Rowland (Alesa), Alan Ray Rowland (Kerry) all of Millington, six grandchildren, Michelle Asbridge Bone (Tamela) of Millington, Erin Hahs (Rob) of La Feria, Steven “J.R.” Rowland, Paul “Trey” Asbridge (Carra), Heather Hamby and Austin Rowland all of Millington, eight great-grandchildren, Alexandra Pilcher of La Feria, Ashlee, Kaylee and Natalee Bone, Natalie, Michael and Sophia Holley and Paul Asbridge IV all of Millington. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bill Sturdivant Jan. 17, 1979. Funeral services was held Sept. 28, 2012 at Northridge Woodhaven Funeral Home, interment followed. Memorials can be made to Big Creek Baptist Youth Fund, Embury United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund or a charity of the donor’s choice. Northridge Woodhaven Funeral Home 872-3375

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