Rev. Dr. Paul Wesley Clayton, (retired elder), passed away on Saturday, September 25, 2021. Click here for obituary.
Jenny Sue Doss, widow of Rev. Russell Doss, passed away on Saturday, September 25, 2021. Click here for obituary.
Mercedes Cowley, wife of Rev. Orrin Cowley who serves as pastor of the McCabe-Freeman's Chapel UMC Charge in the Memphis Conference and sister of Rev. Dr. Stephen Handy who serves as senior pastor of McKendree UMC in the Tennessee Conference, passed away on Thursday, September 23, 2021. Click here for her obituary.
Linda Kay Appleton, widow of Rev. Jimmy Appleton, passed away September 19, 2021. Click here for obituary.
Joyce Ann Espey Cole, widow of Rev. Robert Lee Cole, passed away September 15, 2021. Click here for obituary.
Rev. James Warren Appleton, retired local pastor, passed away on Sunday, September 5, 2021. Click here for obituary.
Rubye Gail Wilkerson, wife of retired elder Dr. J. Kenneth Wilkerson, passed away on Wednesday, July 28, 2021. Click here for obituary.
W. Glenn Hill (retired elder) died Friday, July 16, 2021. Obituary: https://www.morrowfuneralchapel.com/
Rev. Merle Douglas Thomas passed away on Monday, July 12, 2021. Obituary: https://www.morrowfuneralchapel.com/
Rev. Dr. James H. Holmes died Tuesday, June 29, 2021 at the age of 90. Services will be at Germantown United Methodist Church at 11am on Tuesday, July 6th with visitation from 9:30 till 11am that morning at the church. Obituary will be in the Commercial Appeal and on the Memorial Gardens website on Sunday.
T.J. Wesley, Retired Elder of Memphis Conference, died June 7, 2021. Obituary.
Rev. Hugh Barksdale, (retired local pastor), current pastor of Mt. Zion UMC in the MS River District passed away Thursday, May 27, 2021 at his home in Mayfield, KY. To view the full obituary, use the link provided. https://www.byrnfuneralhome.net/obituary/rev-hugh-barksdale
Arthurene Gregory “Rena” Bell, spouse of the late Rev. Jerry E. Bell passed away on Monday, May 17, 2021. Click here for obituary.
Alice Phillips, wife of Rev. Harrell Phillips (Retired Elder), passed away on Sunday, May 16, 2021. Click here for obituary.
Jerry Godard Gardner, father-in-law of Rev. Dan Camp, passed away on Thursday, April 29, 2021.
ATKINSON, David Glenn, pastor of Collierville United Methodist Church, died April 7, 2021.
Shirley Ann Featherston, widow of Rev. JD Featherston, passed away on April 2, 2021. Click here for her obituary.
Rev. James Richard (Dick) Haley, retired Elder, passed away April 2, 2021
ENGLE, Mark William, died February 17. He was the husband of Rev. Susan Engle, pastor of Trinity United Methodist Church in Paducah, KY.
HACKLEMAN, Richard Lee, (retired elder), died Feb. 17, 2021.
BURKEEN, Howard Wayne, died February 16. He was the husband of Rev. Marita Burkeen, pastor of Crocketts Chapel and Cunningham United Methodist Churches in Tiptonville and Obion TN.
OSBORNE, Jimmy Ray (retired elder from another conference) died Jan. 12. In retirement he was serving two churches in the Tennessee River District. The service was in Henderson, TN.
FLICK, Richard Harry (retired elder) died Dec. 24.
LEIST, Charles Lawrence (retied elder), died Dec. 9.
EVANS, William (Bill) Slaton, died Nov. 15. He was a retired elder serving two churches in retirement: Enville United Methodist Church in Enville, TN, and Holly Springs United Methodist Church in Henderson, TN. The service was Nov. 20 in Dyersburg, TN.
RILEY, Deborah Wynn died Oct. 30. She was the surviving spouse of Rev. James Larry Riley. The service was Nov. 4 in Halls, TN.
JONES, Nadine R., died Oct. 10. She was the wife of Dr. John A. Jones, retired elder.
BURKEEN, Eugene (retired associate member) died Sept. 11. The service was Sept. 15 in Murray, KY.
SCOTT, Louise Wilder (surviving spouse of Dr. James Wilder) died Aug. 17.
CHANDLER, Katherine Elizabeth, died Aug. 13. She was the wife of Rev. Ray Chandler, senior pastor of Broadway United Methodist Church in Paducah, KY.
DICKERSON, Sarah Lee, died Aug. 6. She was the surviving spouse of Rev. Jack L. Dickerson.
KING, Richard B. "Rick" (retired elder) died July 4. The service was July 10 in Paris, TN.
LYNN, Shirley Gupton (retired elder) died July 2. Burial was in Memphis, TN.
WALTON, Edward Wesley, Jr., (retired elder) died June. 6. The service was June 14 in Memphis, TN.
PHILLIPS, Paul Lincoln (retired elder) died March 16. The service was March 20 in Jackson, TN.
MORGAN, Mary Mitchell (retired local pastor) died Jan. 23. The service was Feb. 1 in Humboldt, TN.
MATHIS, Kathleen Bradley died Jan. 15. She was the surviving spouse of Rev. John S. Bradley. The service was Jan. 18 in Mayfield, KY.
PECK, Paul Jene (retired associate member and surviving spouse of Rev. Ora Bell Peck) died Dec. 31. The service was Jan. 4 in Paducah, KY.
ROGERS, Max Gene (retired local pastor) died Dec. 29. The service was Jan. 4, 2020 in Murray, KY.
Doyle, Lloyd A. (Al), retired elder, died Dec. 12. The service was Dec. 17 in Old Hickory, TN.
RILEY, Mary (surviving spouse of Dr. Bill Riley, Jr.) died Dec. 3. The service was Dec. 7 in Paducah, KY.
MOORE, Sarah Ruth Castleman (surviving spouse of Dr. Rufus H. Moore) died Nov. 7. The service was Nov. 10 in Union City, TN.
CARDER, Linda Faye (wife of retired Bishop Kenneth Carder) died Oct. 3. Services were Oct. 6 in Irmo, SC, and Oct. 8 in Waynesville, NC.
SKELTON, Joseph (Joe), retired elder, died Oct. 3. The service was Oct. 6 in Benton, KY.
BULLOCK, Thomas Alton, retired elder (currently serving Moores Chapel United Methodist Church in Milan, TN), died July 7. The service was July 10 in Dyer, TN.
WILLIAMS, Shirley (retired local pastor) died June 26. The service was July 7 in Nashville, TN.
SCOTT, Glen Franklin (retired local pastor) died May 4. The service was May 7 in Tiptonville, TN.
McDANIEL, Stanley Harold (retired elder) died May 2. The service was May 10 in Jackson, TN.
GUNTER, Gloria Dene, died April 25. She was the wife of Rev. A. Ralph Gunter, retired elder. The service was April 28 in Dyersburg, TN.
BARNES, Mary Helen died April 10. She was the widow of Rev. Eugene H. Barnes. The service was April 13 in Memphis, TN.