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Obituaries — Feb. 11-16, 2021


Patricia Anne Goulding Bobo, 88, a resident of Punta Gorda, Florida, formerly of Trenton, passed away Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021.

She was a fourth generation Punta Gorda native who moved to Dade County after marrying J.A. (Mickey) Bobo in 1954.

She was preceded in death by her husband, J. A. (Mickey) Bobo.

Survivors include her daughter, Elta Gipson; son, Allen Bobo; five grandchildren, and four great–grandchildren.

A celebration of life be announced by the family.

Arrangements by Kays-Ponger and Uselton Funeral Home in Punta Gorda, Fla.


David Leigh Halsey, age 72, of Flat Rock, Ala., passed away Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021.

He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and brother. David enjoyed watching NASCAR and spending time with his family. He was a member of Full Gospel Community Church, Flat Rock, Ala.

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Kelly Halsey; son Todd Halsey; parents, Edward and Myra Halsey.

Survivors include his wife, Cindy Halsey; daughter, Cristy (Rick) Hinnrichs, Trenton; grandchildren, Justin Halsey, Brett Hinnrichs, and Rachel Hamilton; great-grandchildren, Braxton Halsey, Deklan Hinnrichs, and Arianna Hamilton; sister, Jeannette Spicer, Oswego, NY; brother, Kenneth Halsey, Knoxville, Tenn.; nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends Friday, Feb. 26 from 4–8 p.m., EST in the Trenton chapel of Moore Funeral Home.

A memorial service will be Saturday, Feb. 27 at 1 p.m., EST at Full Gospel Community Church, Flat Rock, Ala.

The family would like to express their sincere appreciation to Heart Lite Hospice of Scottsboro, Ala., for their professional and loving care of David.

We respectfully request that social distancing and masks are worn during the visitation.

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Arrangements by Moore Funeral Home, Trenton.



Neal Hill, Jr., age 57, of Bryant, Ala., passed away Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021.

Neal was a man of character, loyal to his family and friends. He had a heart of gold that cared for everyone he knew. With an infectious smile, being around him always made you feel like family. Neal will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.

Survivors include his daughter, Lauren Hill and son, Brendon Hill; parents, Jean and Neal Hill, Sr.; sister, Lori (Daniel) Case; brother, Tony (Tina) Hill; nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles.

Funeral services were Saturday, Feb. 20in the Trenton Chapel of Moore Funeral Home with Brother Darren Rogers and Brother Terry Avans officiating. Interment was in Gib Dock Cemetery.

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Arrangements by Moore Funeral Home, Trenton.



Joe D. McBryar, 76, of Trenton, passed away Monday, Feb. 15, 2021 at his home.

He was born July 13, 1944 in Alton Park, Tenn., to Alfred “Tootus” and Bertha (Holder) McBryar. Joe was an avid collector of Bibles, which he would gladly show off to anyone willing to sit and listen to him talk about his Lord and Savior. His endearing childlike faith was evident to everyone he spoke to and in all of the many churches he frequently attended throughout the community, especially on homecomings. If the doors of the church were open Joe would be there requesting the congregation to sing his favorite hymn “Have a Little Talk with Jesus,” which is without a doubt what he is doing now.

He was preceded in death by parents, Alfred and Bertha McBryar; siblings, Imogene Renfro-Tate, Berniece Smith, Charlotte Fossett and Theodore McBryar.

Survivors include his brothers, Jerry and his wife Stella McBryar, Carol Ray and his wife Charlotte McBryar; niece, Kelly and her husband Heath Pemberton, niece Buffy and her husband Rusty McBryar; nieces and nephews.

Graveside services were Wednesday, Feb. 17 at Poplar Springs Cemetery with Brother Shane Cloud officiating.

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Arrangements handled by Moore Funeral Home, Trenton.



Jeffrey Shipley, 57, of Chattanooga, Tenn., was a good friend, fine man and kind soul who died of natural causes.

A graduate of Ooltewah High School, Jeff had an inquisitive mind with the aptitude for taking things apart and putting them back together. His hard work ethic stayed with him through life, staying on top of the grounds at the family’s home on Chickamauga Lake, to early work in the produce department at Red Food Store and on to a career in store management with Walmart, Mapco, Food Lion and Food City.

Jeff has spent the past 30 years living next door to his twin sister Julie Shipley Chamberlain in the Belvoir Neighborhood of Chattanooga. He was watcher over the neighborhood hill and played a vital role in the lives of his nephews Tanner and Mason and all of the beloved dogs he gave a home to including a few cats.

Jeff is preceded in death by his parents, Toddy and Anne Shipley.

Survivors include his twin sister, Julie Shipley Chamberlain (Scott Chase), Kim Harwood, and Dale Shipley.

A private burial will be held at a later date.

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Services are provided by Ryan Funeral Home and Crematory, Trenton.



Tammy Lanell Sullivan, 58, of Trenton, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021.

She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and sister that enjoyed cooking and baking for her family.

She was preceded in death by her daughter, Amey Lynn Sullivan and parents, Dathan and Virginia Brasiel.

She is survived by her husband of 41 years, Thomas Sullivan; daughters, Amanda Conner and Angel Davis; grandchildren, Madison Lynn, Lizzie Sullivan, Seth Davis, and Haley Sullivan; sisters, Bev Snyder, Pam Atkinson and Debbie Brasiel; brothers, Dee (Possum) Brasiel, and Norman Brasiel; nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were Thursday, Feb. 18 in the Bryant chapel of Moore Funeral Home with Reverend Barry Pritchett officiating. Burial was in Higdon Cemetery.

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Arrangements by Moore Funeral Home, Bryant.

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