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Henry County and Surrounding Area Obituaries


Dorothy "Neda" Sinclair

Neda Sinclair, 87, Springville, died Tuesday, May 14 at her residence. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at Antioch United Methodist Church, with burial in Hillcrest Cemetery. Arrangements were made by Ridgeway Funeral home.

She married Bob Sinclair and he preceded her in death. She was a member of the Antioch United Methodist Church.

Survivors are two daughters, Ann Peddy Cullen and Lee Owenby, both of Springville; three sons, John Peddy, Springville; Richard Sinclar, Paris; and Art Sinclair, Springville; two sisters, Jane Bolding, Paris; and Mary Lee King, Paducah.

Memorials may be directed to Henry County Hospice, 311 E. Wood St., and Antioch UMC building fund, West Antioch Rd., Springville.


Paul Crawford

Funeral service 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 14, at McEvoy Funeral Home with Bro. Tony Michael, Pastor of Jolley Springs Baptist Church officiating, burial will follow at Olive Branch Cemetery.

Named as pallbearers are Jimmy Wynn, Jackie Madden, Gary Casey, Danny Dawson, Robert Summers and Stanley Timms.

Visitation 4-8 PM Monday and after 12:00 Noon Tuesday.

He was born in Henry County to the late Homer Thomas and Vera Frensley Crawford. On November 21, 1970 he married Linda Moody Crawford, she survives in Gleason.

Survived by a daughter: Anita Crawford, Gleason; son: Luke (Jennifer) Crawford, Paris; sisters: Ruby Barnes, Memphis, Mary (Gerald) Moon, Gleason, Norma Sue Crawford, Rochester, MI; brother: Thomas (Donna) Crawford, Ash Flat, AR and three grandchildren: Lacy, Isabella and Logan.

Mr. Crawford was a member of the Jolley Springs Baptist Church. He graduated from Cottage Grove High School and Tennessee Technology Center in Paris. He was a former member of the National Guard and formerly worked at Holley Carburetor in Paris and General Tire in Mayfield, KY. He was an avid outdoorsman.

George Webb Jr.

Graveside service 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 15, at Bevil Cemetery with Wilbur Farmer officiating.

Named as pallbearers are Thomas Tayloe, George Tayloe, Michael Tayloe, Crystal Tayloe, Alice Tayloe and Tony Johnson.

Visitation 12:00 - 1:30PM Wednesday.

He was born in Paris to the late George Webb, Sr. and Orine Markham Webb.

Survived by a daughter: Holly (Felipe) Paredes, Detroit, MI; sister: Lou Ella Tayloe, Paris; brothers: James (Becky) Henson, Paris, Jesse (Linda) Henson, Paris, grandchildren: three; special friend: Jessie Fay Hastings, Paris and numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.

Preceded by a brother: Freddie Ray Webb.

George was Baptist by faith. He was a retired factory worker and avid fisherman.

Jeanne Black

Jeanne Black, 78, Paris, died May 11 at her residence. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at First Baptist Church in Paris, with burial in Memorial Cemetery.

She is survived by her husband, Lyman, three daughters, Susan Kendall and Tammy Hobby, both of Paris; Sharon Watson, Murray; two sons, Ben, Lancaster, Ky.; and Lyman Jr., Franklin; two sisters, and several grandchildren.

She was a member of the church, where she was a Sunday School teacher.

Memorials may be directed to the American Cancer Society, PO Box 22718, Oklahoma City, Okla., 73123 or Henry County Hospice, 311 E. Wood St., Paris.

Marie Creamer

Funeral service 2:00PM Friday at McEvoy Funeral Home with Bro. Virgil Bishop of Mount Sinai Baptist Church officiating, burial will follow at Bevil Cemetery.

Named as pallbearers are Mike Glover, Tim McBride, Larry Geurin, Charles Lee, Sr. and Charles Lee, Jr. with Zack Stone and John Stone as honorary pallbearers.

Visitation 12:00PM until service time Friday.

She was born in Paris to the late Harris and Eva Woolverton Kimmons. On January 14, 1961 she married Troy Creamer, he preceded July 9, 2004.

Survived by daughters: Linda (Charles) Lee, Sr., Paris, Barbara Sue (Larry) Geurin, Hollow Rock; son-in-law: Mike Nichols, Paris; grandchildren: Michael Glover, Tim McBride, Sherry Stone and April Tanner; twelve great-grandchildren and six great great-grandchildren.

Preceded by a daughter: Patricia Gail Nichols, 2003; grandchildren: Tina Taylor Lee, Scotty Maverick Mathenie and Russell Clay Mathenie.

Marie was a member of Maplewood Baptist Church.

John Harville


Funeral service 10:00AM Friday at McEvoy Funeral Home with Bro. Roger Graham of the Henry Church of Christ officiating, burial will follow at Palestine Cemetery.

Visitation 4:00 - 7:00PM Thursday and after 9:00AM Friday.

He was born in Alcorn County, MS to the late Johnny and Dora Newcomb Harville. On March 30, 1944 he married Inetha Unwin Harville, she preceded October 11, 2004.

Survived by daughter-in-law: Dreama Harville, Jeffersonville, IN; sons: Alvin (Barbara) Harville, Buchanan, Gerald (Linda) Harville, Beech Bluff; sisters: Celesta Moore, Collierville, Barbara Ann Ray, Jackson; Ray (Ann) Harville, Henderson, Max (Catherine) Harville, Jackson; seven grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.

Preceded by a son: Royce Harville, September 14, 1999; sister: Dortha Richardson; brother: Hugh Harville and a grandchild.

Mr. Harville was a faithful member of the Henry Church of Christ. He was a US Army Veteran.

Thomas William Meadows

Funeral service 3:00PM Saturday at McEvoy Funeral Home with Bro. Bobby Campbell of Point Pleasant Baptist Church officiating, burial will follow at VanDyke Grove Cemetery.

Visitation 12:00PM Saturday until service time.

He was born in Sophia, West Virginia to the late Steven and Mary Furrow Meadows. He married Carolyn J. Stapleton Meadows March 10, 1960, she is preceded.

Survived by sons: Matt (Michelle) Meadows, Paris, Stephen (Jada) Meadows, KY; sisters: Shirley Boyce, August, West Virginia, Grace McCoy, August, West Virginia, Stephana Robbins, Murfreesboro, Geraldine Berg, Petersburg, West Virginia, Claudette Tribble, PawPaw, West Virginia; brother: Donald Meadows, Peru, IN; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Preceded by two brothers: Rodney Meadows and Ronald Meadows.

Mr. Meadows was a U.S. Air Force Veteran. Thomas retired from N & W Railroad, was an avid hunter, outdoorsman, loved gardening and antique cars.

Jean Sloas

Funeral service 11:00AM Saturday at Buchanan Baptist Church with Bro. Jack Criswell officiating, burial will follow at Bethel Cemetery in Buchanan.

Visitation 4:00 - 8:00PM Friday at McEvoy Funeral Home.


She was born in Chicago, IL to the late Eugene B. and Anna A. Willard. On June 15, 1956 she married Ralph Clay Sloas, he preceded September 16, 2009.

Survived by daughters: Sondra (Norman) Bell, Buchanan, Laura Sloas (Tom), Warrenville, IL; son: Michael Sloas, Chicago, IL; sister-in-law: Carol Gillmore, Missouri; grandchildren: ten; great-grandchildren: six; cousins: Janice Carter and Delores Knutson both of Minnesota, Butch and Beverly Pfeiffer of Quinnesec, MI and numerous nieces and nephews.

Preceded by a daughter: Brenda Jean Sloas, March 1959; brothers: Eugene "Burt" Willard and Donald Hardin.

Jean volunteered for several years at Henry County Medical Center and was also a member of the Buchanan Homemakers club. she and her husband were instrumental in getting the Peddler out, carrying it to press as well as delivery. She enjoyed riding on the pontoon boat and loved to fish.

Linda Renee Teague

Linda Teague, 54, McKenzie, died May 1 at Jackson-Madison County Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. at Trinity Funeral Home, with burial at New Hope Church Cemetery, Mansfield.

She was a graduate of Henry County High School and employed by BellSouth for many years.

Survivors include her sons Steven Funderburk, Georgia; Jessie Townes Jr., McKenzie; and several grandchildren, brothers Howard Teague, Chicago; Ray Tague, Springville; Odell Teague, Nashville; Dale Teague, Georgia; Richard Teague, NJ and Joe Louis Teague, no address listed.






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