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Obituaries

Terry Cooper Moore

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BARTLETT — Mr. Terry Cooper Moore went home to be with the Lord on Nov. 16, 2017. He was born on May 9, 1930 in Yazoo, Miss., and raised in the area of Canton, Miss. He graduated from Farmhaven High School as a stand-out athlete. He served in the U.S. Army as a medic during […]

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Blessing Ehi Ikponmwonba Asemota

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Blessing Ehi Ikponmwonba Asemota May 4, 1954 – Aug. 31, 2017 Blessing Ehi Ikponmwonba Asemota was born in Benin City, Nigeria, on May 4, 1954, to Prince Anslem Ikponmwonba and Princess Tinuade Ajayi Ikponmwonba. He completed his elementary and secondary education in Benin, Lagos and Sokoto. He then spent years working at a bank, a […]

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George Allen Jackson

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George Allen Jackson, 80, of Memphis, Tenn., passed away on Thursday, June 22, 2017. Jackson was born in Detroit, Mich., on Jan. 2, 1937. He attended Humes High School and entered the Air Force at the age of 17. He achieved the rank of Staff Sergeant and served 11 years. He was married to Mary […]

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Juanita (Meredith) Powers Dean

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Juanita (Meredith) Powers Dean, affectionately known as “Granny,” age 88 and a resident of Bartlett, Tenn., died on Friday, June 9, 2017, at home surrounded by her family who loved her. She was born in Paris, Tenn., to Robert and Delsey Powers and was the youngest of 11 children. She retired as a civilian office […]

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Robert McGowan Jr.

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Robert William McGowan Jr., born June 5, 1922, died peacefully on May 17, 2017, at the age of 94 at the VA Nursing Home in Oxford, Miss. Mr. McGowan was born in Paris, Tenn., and received his B.A. at Lambuth College, where he was honored as a member of “Who’s Who Among College Students” and […]

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James ‘Jim’ McCollum

OAKLAND, Tenn. — James “Jim” McCollum, 73, passed away on Tuesday, May 16, 2017, at his residence. Services were at 1:15 p.m.Tuesday, May 23, 2017, in Oakland at West Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery.

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Harley Nora

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BARTLETT — Harley David Nora, age 71, resident of Bartlett and husband of Betty Livermore Nora, departed this life Sunday afternoon, April 9, 2017, at the Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis. Services of Remembrance for Mr. Nora were conducted at 10 A.M. Wednesday, April 12, 2017, at the Peebles West Funeral Chapel at Oakland with […]

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Adrienne Crosby

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HERNANDO, Miss. — Adrienne Marie Russell Crosby, 37, of Hernando, Miss., beloved mother, wife, daughter and sister, died Friday, March 31, 2017, at Baptist Desoto Hospital in Southaven, Miss. Adrienne succumbed to ACC cancer after a courageous eight-year battle. Mrs. Crosby was born in Memphis, Tenn., and was a 1997 graduate of Bartlett High School. […]

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Elliot D. Abel

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Elliot D. Abel, founder and owner of Tobacco Corner Ltd. and affectionately known as the Tobacconist of the Mid-South, died Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017, in his adopted hometown of Memphis, Tenn., from complications associated with dementia. Elliot was born in Cleveland, Ohio, on Jan. 7, 1930, and was the only son of Ivy and Maurice […]

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Faye Longo

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BARTLETT—Faye Longo, age 62, of Bartlett, Tenn., died unexpectedly of currently unknown causes on December 28, 2016. She was at home with her husband and youngest daughter, Liz. Faye leaves behind Joe Longo, her devoted husband of 40 years. Her memory lives in her 7 children: Mark Longo of Bartlett, Stacey (and Ray) Graham of […]

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Yolanda ‘Yoyo’ Williamson

Yolanda “Yoyo” Williamson, 65, front desk manager and “the face of Pride Cheer,” died Sunday, December 4, 2016. Visitation was Thursday, December 8th, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m., and funeral service was Friday, December 9th, all at the Bartlett Event Center. She was preceded in death by her parents, Boyd and Jacqueline Burnett and son, Ryan Williamson. […]

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Final carriage ride

The Higdon family, longtime residents of Bartlett, honored Myrtle Lewis Higdon, 90, who died Sept. 25, 2016, with a historical element to her memorial services. An antique horse-drawn carriage carried her casket through the historic district of Bartlett on her last ride. Family members, friends and city leaders followed on foot or met at Bartlett […]

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