Area Obituaries

James Franklin Crews

James Franklin Crews James Franklin Crews, age 75, of Lawrenceburg, TN passed away Sunday, May 19, 2019 at his residence. He was a native of Henryville, TN, retired from Murray Ohio, and a member of Lawrenceburg Elks Lodge #2206. Mr. Crews served his country honorably in the U.S. Army. He was preceded in death by…

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Rudolph Buford Parker, Jr.

Rudolph Buford Parker, Jr. Rudolph Buford “R.B.” Parker Jr., age 92, passed away on Monday, May 6, 2019. He was the only child of his loving parents: Rudolph Parker and Ada Mai (Clark) Parker. He is survived by his wife of 16 years: Bertie Parker; four children: Pam Tate, Carol Jones, Buddy Parker and Constance…

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Nancy Marie Bagwell

Nancy Marie Bagwell Nancy Marie Bagwell, 73, resident of Lawrenceburg, passed away Wednesday May 1st at Southern TN Regional Medical in Lawrenceburg. Born February 1, 1946 in Nashville, she was the daughter of the late Bob and Lillie Nowlin Sanders and the wife of Allen Bagwell. She was a homemaker. In addition to her husband, she…

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Lavon Douglas Robertson

Lavon Douglas Robertson Lavon Douglas “Peanut” Robertson, age 48, of Lawrenceburg, TN died Tuesday, May 14, 2019. He was preceded in death by his parents: Douglas Robertson and Erma Cox; and his brother: Otis Robertson. He is survived by his son: DC Robertson of North Ridgeville, Ohio; three daughters: Rochelle Robertson of Ridgeville, Ohio, Jessica…

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Lanny R. Benefield

Lanny R. Benefield Lanny R. Benefield, age 73, of Summertown, TN passed away Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at his residence. He was a native of Summertown, TN, a 1965 graduate from Summertown High School, and retired Engineer from the Columbia Fire Department after 30 years of service. He was a member of Summertown Baptist Church where…

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Janet Kaye Laws

Janet Kaye Laws Janet Kaye Laws, age 70, of Lawrenceburg, TN passed away Thursday, May 16, 2019 at Maury Regional Medical Center in Columbia, TN. She was a native of Muncie, IN, and a homemaker. Her hobbies included reading, knitting, embroidering, and writing poems. She was preceded in death by her father: William Kirk; and one…

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Emmitt Eugene French

Emmitt Eugene French Emmitt Eugene French, age 79, of Ethridge, TN passed away Monday, May 13, 2019. He was a native of Rocky Gap, VA and retired from Wyckoff Steel Company. Mr. French served his country in the U.S. Army. He was preceded in death by his parents: Rufus and Clara Sarver French; his wife:…

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Roger Dale Wix

Roger Dale Wix Roger Dale Wix, age 59, of Lawrenceburg, TN passed away Thursday, May 16, 2019 at his residence. A native of Lawrence County, Roger was born October 16, 1959, the son of the late James Wix and the late Imogene Laws Wix. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by…

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Phillip M. Hall

Phillip M. Hall Phillip M. Hall, age 72 of Niota, TN passed away Friday, May 10, 2019, in Sweetwater Hospital in Sweetwater, TN. He was a native of Bryson City, North Carolina and a resident of McMinn County for 42 years. He formerly helped establish various Hardee’s stores in North Carolina and Tennessee and retired from TVA Watts Bar…

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Wanda Joan Kennedy

Wanda Joan Kennedy Wanda Joan Kennedy, age 67 of Leoma, TN, passed away Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at Vanderbilt Medical Center after a sudden illness. Mrs. Kennedy was a native of Lawrence County, TN, retired from Murray and of the Baptist faith. She was preceded in death by her parents: Ray and Leona Derolf Hughes; and…

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