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Area Obituaries

Obituaries — May 18 issue

JIMMY HARTLINE Jimmy Ray Hartline, 68, of Trenton, passed away peacefully at home on Monday, May 9, 2022. Jimmy was born Oct. 5, 1953 to the late Rinzy and Azalee Stone Hartline. He loved to spend time with his family and his dog Lily. Jimmy enjoyed fishing, golfing and will be dearly missed by all…

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Obituaries — May 11 issue

LINDA EAKER Linda Lee Eaker, 81, of Chickamauga, passed away Wednesday, May 4, 2022. Linda was born Jan. 13, 1941 in Rising Fawn to the late John and Margaret Gray. She was a loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. Linda had a quick wit and a wonderful sense of humor. She was a hard worker and…

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Obituaries — May 4 issue

HELEN HERNDON Helen Smith Herndon, 91, passed away on Wednesday, April 27, 2022. Helen was born in 1931 in Clarksville, Tenn., she married the late Mitchell Smith in 1947 and they were married for over 50 years until his passing in March of 1998, Mitchell was pastor of Northside Baptist Church in Elkton, Ky. Several…

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Obituaries — April 27 issue

ARVILLE HURST Reverend Arville Franklin Hurst, 89, of Trenton passed away Saturday, April 23, 2022 after battling dementia for three years. He was born on July 27, 1932, to the late Lloyd and Myrtle (Holland) Hurst. Rev. Hurst faithfully served his country in the United States Air Force as an Airman Second Class. He was…

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Obituaries — April 20 issue

LILA ADKINS Mary Lila Bradford Adkins, 91, of New Salem, passed away on Friday, April 15, 2022. Lila was born April 29, 1930, in Ascalon to the late Claude and Ella Hise Bradford. She loved to cook and entertain family and friends. Lila was an accomplished seamstress and quilter who enjoyed working in her yard…

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Obituaries — April 13 issue

GRETCHEN FLYNN Gretchen Lynch Flynn, 57, of Florida, formally of Trenton, passed away Thursday, April 7, 2022, from pulmonary fibroris. She was born Dec. 13, 1964 to Nancy and the late Johnny Lynch of Trenton. Her siblings are Jill and Japi. She was a 1983 graduate of Northwest Georgia High School and was a jewelry…

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Obituaries — April 6 issue

THEORA ROGERS Theora Bowling Rogers, 90, of Trenton, passed away Saturday, April 2, 2022. Mrs. Rogers was born Oct. 3, 1931, in Geraldine, Ala., to Terry and Ola “Minnie” Bowling. She married her husband John on May 18, 1947. They started their lives together in Ider, Ala. Mrs. Rogers moved to Miami, Fla., in 1969,…

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Obituaries — March 30 issue

JOHN BRUCE John Patrick Bruce, 78, of Rising Fawn, passed away Wednesday, March 23, 2022. He was a retired truck driver and drove for Crete Carriers for a number of years of service.  He was of the Baptist faith. Mr. Bruce was preceded in death by his parents, John and Patricia Lee Bruce; sister, Roberta…

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Obituaries — March 23 issue

JIMMY AIKEN James “Jimmy” W. Aiken Sr., 80, of Bryant, Ala., passed away Monday, March 14, 2022. Jimmy was born to Lizzie and Melvin Aiken on Sept. 12, 1941 in Creedmoor, N.C. He was a true friend to those he met through life and a loving, caring special man to his family. Survivors include his…

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Obituaries — March 16 issue

LINDA CLARK Linda Fay Clark, 72, of Bryant, Ala., passed away Thursday, March 3, 2022. Linda was born Aug. 5, 1949, to the late Charles and Edith Smith. She was a woman who helped everyone when she could. She had a very big heart and loved her kids, grandkids, and great-granddaughter with all her heart.…

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