Randy Angelucci (12-26-09) services 12-30-09


Randy Angelucci

Randy Angelucci, 43, of Savannah, died Saturday, Dec. 26, at Hardin Medical Center in Savannah.

He was born in Hammond, Ind., the son of the late Dominick and Mary McClelland Angelucci. He was united in marriage to Cynthia Tellez, who survives.

Mr. Angelucci lived in Hardin County for 16 years.

Services were held on Wednesday, Dec. 30, at Shackelford Chapel in Savannah, with Frank Henson officiating. Burial was in the Ward’s Cemetery at Hardin County, Tenn.

In addition to his wife, Cynthia of Savannah, he is survived by one daughter, Flora Angelucci of Savannah; three sons, Christopher, Nicholas and Joseph Angelucci, all of Savannah; three grandchildren; two brothers, Mike and David Angelucci, both of Crown Point, Ind.

He was also preceded in death by one brother, Robert Angelucci.

Linda Averett (12-28-09) services 1-1-10


Linda Averett

Linda Alexander Shipley Averett, of Memphis, passed away Monday, Dec. 28, at Baptist East Hospital in Memphis. Services are 1 p.m., Friday, Jan. 1, at Shackelford Funeral Directors of Bolivar with Dr. Tom Lindberg officiating. Burial follows at Saulsbury Cemetery.

The widow of Harold G. Shipley, who died in 1977, she worked at Watkins-Uiberall CPA’s. She was born April 15, 1944, in Cerro Gordo to the late Arvel B. Alexander and Lola Love Alexander. She lived in Michigan, Saulsbury for many years, and in Memphis for over 20 years. She attended First Assembly of God on Walnut Grove Road.

Survivors include a daughter and her husband, Christie Shipley Strickland and Graham of Memphis; five sisters, Marie Alexander of Waynesboro, Clo Simon of St. Louis, Mo., Judith Beckham of Cerro Gordo, Ellen Neff of Memphis, Lawanda Carroll of Savannah; three brothers, Douglas Alexander of Cerro Gordo, Ray Alexander of Memphis, Keeton Alexander of Tucson, Ariz.; and four grandchildren, Mackenzie, Molly, Thomas, and Simon Strickland. In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by three brothers and one sister.

Memorials may be directed to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, Okla. 73123-1718.

Therisa Smith (12-20-09) services 12-27-09


Therisa Smith

Therisa Smith was born in South Bend, Ind., on Jan. 29, 1955, the daughter of the late Robert and Lenora Dunn.

On Jan. 27, 1996, she was united in marriage to Terry Gene Smith, who preceded her in death on Dec. 8, 1997.

Mrs. Smith was self-employed in sewing. She lived in Hardin County from 1991 to 2003 and then in South Bend, Ind. Mrs. Smith enjoyed sewing, crafts, working around house and arrowhead hunting. She also enjoyed being with her friends.

Mrs. Smith departed this life on Sunday, Dec. 20, in South Bend, Ind., at the age of 54 years, 10 months and 21 days.

She is survived by one daughter, Dawn Myers of Clifton and one son, Mike Smith of Savannah; four grandchildren, Aurora Myers, Kyle Worley, Ethan Smith and Sarah Smith; one sister, Mary Sue Alson of Michigan; two brothers, Bobby Gene Dunn of South Bend, Ind. and Donnie Joe Dunn of Elkhart, Ind.

Mrs. Smith was also preceded in death by one brother, James David Dunn.

Services were held on Sunday, Dec. 27, at 3:30 p.m., at Shackelford Chapel in Savannah with Billy Allegood officiating. Burial was in the New Harmony Cemetery at Hardin County, Tenn.

Martha Robertson (12-19-09) services 12-22-09


Martha Robertson

Martha Louise Robertson, 72, of Bolivar, died Saturday night at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. Services were 1 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 22, at Shackelford Funeral Directors of Bolivar with burial in Mt. Moriah Cemetery at Whiteville.

The widow of the late Rebel L. Robertson, who died June 29, 1995, after almost 41 years of marriage, she worked as a Certified Nurse’s Assistant with Pleasant View Health Care and also worked at Kilgore.

She was born Dec. 18, 1937, in Whiteville, daughter of the late Eugene and Mattie Louise Hendrix Warf and lived all of her life there. She attended Parrans Chapel Baptist Church and Mt. Moriah Baptist Church. She loved flowers and gardening and watching cooking shows, especially Paula Deen.

Survivors include a daughter, Sheila Baker of Whiteville; two sisters, Sarah Fish of Whiteville and Mary Alice Robbins of Collierville; two brothers, Albert Warf of Whiteville and Jerry Warf of Medon; four grandchildren, Chris and Daniel Baker, Casey Sproles and Dillon Russom; and three great grandchildren, Allie Baker, Catlynne and Ayden Sproles. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Karen Russom and a brother, Jr. Warf.

Memorials may be directed to the donor’s choice of charities. Arrangements by Shackelford Funeral Directors of Bolivar.

Billy Bob Davis (12-28-09) services 12-30-09


Billy Bob Davis

Billy Bob Davis, 75, of Wynne, Ark., passed away Monday Dec. 28, at the NEA Hospital in Jonesboro, Ark.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank Davis and Ada LaMastus Davis; brothers, Woodrow Davis, Curtis Davis, Raymond Davis, Roy Davis, Forrest Wayne Davis; sisters, Irene Hamrick, Estelle Finn, Wilma Baxter.

Mr. Davis moved to Wynne in 2009 from Adamsville. He retired from General Motors after 30 years. Mr. Davis served his country during the Koren War in the U. S. Army.

Survivors are his wife, Katherine Stutts Davis of Wynne, Ark.; brothers, George Davis of Wynne; James Davis of Jonesboro, Ark.; sisters, Mable Sherman of Sarasota, Fla.; and Barbara Ellis of Wynne.

Services were held Wednesday, Dec. 30, at 10 a.m., at Kernodle Funeral home, with burial in Vanndale Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Vanndale Cemetery.

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