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Jerry E. Long

Obituaries August 28

CHARLES ALAN COOK Charles Alan Cook, U.S. Navy Master Chief, Ret.) died in Escondido, Calif., on Aug. 17, 2014 from Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). He was born in Virginia in 1949. He graduated from high school in Millington. He enlisted the Navy in 1968 and retired after 30 years. He is survived by his wife […]

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Steven Furseth

Obituary Aug. 21

STEVEN FURSETH Steven Furseth, USN ret., 46, of Munford, formerly of Everett, Wash., passed away Aug. 10, 2014. He was preceded in death by a brother David Furseth. He is survived by his wife, Rebecca S. Robbins-Furseth; daugther Alannah Furseth of Olympia, Wash., sons Hayden Robbins, Hunter Robbins and Erik Furseth all of Munford; sister […]

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Isabel Backer

Obituary August 14

ISABEL ‘MABELL’ MARIE BACKER Isabel “Mabell” Marie Backer, 65, of Atoka, passed away July 30, 2014. She is survived by her husband, Leroy Backer; daughter, Julia Backer (Thomas) Ames of Rincon, Ga.; son, Carl Backer of Meridian, Miss.; sisters, Margie (Kent) Cloud of Temecula, Calif., Betty Brown of Holiday, Fla., Helena (Rick) Arnold of Kingman, […]

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Obituary July 17

PHILIP B. KEITH JR. Philip B. Keith, Jr. of Millington, passed on peacefully with his family at his side at the Methodist Hospice Residence in Memphis, on June 13, 2014. Phil was born in Plainfield, N.J. on Nov. 17, 1934 to the late Edna Montenecourt Keith and Philip B. Keith, Sr. He grew up in […]

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Agnes Cantrell English

Obituaries June 26

AGNES CANTRELL ENGLISH Agnes Cantrell English, beloved mother, grandmother and friend passed away peacefully on May 30, 2014 at the age of 87. Born April 7, 1927 in Smithville on a self -sustaining corn and tobacco farm to Robert and Luna Cantrell, she was also preceded in death by brothers Luther Mason, James Buford, and […]

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Lura M. Smith

Obituaries June 5

RUSS & KARIN RIDLEY Russ and Karin Ridley, owners of Millington Awards & Trophies, passed away this week. Russ was retired from the U.S. Navy and Karin was a longtime manager for H&R Block Tax Services in Millington and Frayser. More importantly they were friends to everyone they met and they loved the Millington community. The family will […]

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Former Millington Awards & Trophies owners pass

Russ and Karin Ridley, owners of Millington Awards & Trophies, passed away this week. Russ was retired from the U.S. Navy and Karin was a longtime manager for H&R Block Tax Services in Millington and Frayser. More importantly they were friends to everyone they met and they loved the Millington community. The family will receive friends at a […]

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Obituaries May 8

NOAH JAMES CHAMBLESS Infant, Noah James Chambless, died on his birthday, April 28, 2014. He is survived by parents, Johnny Allen and Jessica Shea Chambless and Anthony Eugene Jacques; a brother, Bentley Allen Chambless; grandparents, Mary O’Connor Fincher, Erik Smith, Eugene Fincher, Robert Goff, Ricky Chambless (Stephanie), and Reggie & Marsha Jacques; great grandparents, Robert […]

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Obituary May 1

PHYLLIS AUDREY GUTH Phyllis Audrey Guth, 80, homemaker and retired biscuit maker for the Millington McDonalds for 15-plue years, passed away April 21, 2014. She was a life member and past president of DAV No. 116 and life member of VFW No. 7175 Auxiliary. She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Edwin W. […]

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Obituary April 17

VIRGINIA ‘GINNY’ McDANIEL Virginia “Ginny” McDaniel, 77, retired teller for People’s State Bank and the No. 1 fan of Millington Central High School sports, Memphis Tigers Basketball, and the Grizzlies passed away April 4, 2014. She is survived by her husband, Joe McDaniel; two sons, Allen McDaniel and Andy “Spanky” McDaniel; two grandsons and two […]

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