Carolyn Ruth Gober, 66, of Selmer, died on Thursday, July 27, at McNairy County Health Care Center, Selmer.
She is the daughter of the late William Noonan Gober and Raney Lee Belle Curtis Gober McAnally.
Ms. Gober formerly owned a beauty shop in Counce.
She is survived by a sister, Bonnie Gober Crocker of Pearl, Mississippi.
Services were held on Saturday, July 29, at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Corinth, Mississippi, with Rev. Ann Benton Fraser officiating. Bural followed at Center Hill Cemetery, Counce.
Arrangements by Shackelford Funeral Directors of Selmer.
Kenneth “Tubby” Woods was born on Jan. 7, 1941, the son of the late Claude Albert and Ocie Wilma Jeter Woods. On Sept. 28, 1991, he was united in marriage to Janice Ruth Beckering Woods.
Kenneth departed this life on Friday, July 28, at the age of 76 years, 6 months and 21 days.
Kenneth was an active member of First Baptist Church in Savannah where he enjoyed driving the church van and participating in Meals on Wheels. Before retiring, he worked as a towboat captain for MidSouth Towing. Kenneth loved going to the gym and working out, shopping, camping with his grandkids, traveling and boating. Hanging out with his friends in Clifton at the shop of his friend Timmy Lineberry and doing volunteer work were some of his favorite hobbies. Kenneth’s family remembers him as a very-people minded person who enjoyed visiting with and talking to others.
In addition to his wife, Kenneth is survived by his daughter, Amy Carlota and husband Oliver of Athens, Alabama; a son, Jon Lindsay and wife Trina of Savannah; sister, Rosa Woods Morris and husband Charles of Savannah; brothers, David Earl Woods of Clifton and William Howard Woods and wife Betty of Chattanooga; nephews, Jason Morris and wife Lauren and Chuck Morris and wife Amy; grandchildren, Alyssa, Benjamin, Clara and Colton; and a host of other nieces and nephews.
Along with his parents, Kenneth was preceded in death by his brother, Roy Walter “Sonny” Woods; and his sister, June Evelyn Woods.
Services were held on Tuesday, Aug. 1, at 3 p.m., at First Baptist Church in Savannah with Michael Roach, Ken Speakman, James Beckering and Kern Porter officiating. Burial followed in Memory Gardens at Savannah.
Wanda Ruth Moore Treece was born on April 7, 1942, in Hardin County to the late John Hundley and Mattie Jo Jerrolds Moore.
She was united in marriage to Jimmy Lafoy Treece on Dec. 28, 1958. They made their home in Adamsville until moving to Denham Springs, Louisiana, in 1965. Wanda and Jimmy owned and operated Baton Rouge Heavy Equipment Rental Company. She worked in the school cafeteria at Live Oak Elementary School. They returned to Adamsville, Tennessee in 1977 and later opened Treece Satellite Systems in 1983.
She was strong in her Christian faith and this was evident in all she did. She was the organist at Good Hope Baptist Church for many years where she taught Sunday School with her husband.
Wanda loved her family most of all. She was known as a gracious host and her greatest joy was preparing delicious meals and opening her home to her family and friends.
Wanda departed this life in Savannah on Saturday, July 29, at the age of 75 years, 3 months, 21 days.
She is survived by her children, Tim Treece and wife Regina of Adamsville, Terry Treece of Savannah and Lisa Wicker and husband Alan of Adamsville; seven grandchildren, Jennifer Rogers and husband Jody of Savannah, Dr. Nicholas Treece of Tupelo, Mississippi, Justin Treece of Adamsville, Josh Treece of Nashville, Haley Treece of Pontotoc, Mississippi, and Jennifer Boswell and husband Luke and Hunter Wicker, both of Adamsville; great grandchildren, Karmin Kay Treece of Enville and Ivy Lea Rogers of Savannah; a great-granddaughter, Ella Reece Rogers, due in December; and one sister, Bonnie Boyd of Savannah.
Wanda was preceded in death by her husband, Jimmy, on April 8, 1996; and three brothers, David, Ray (Bud) and Rex Moore.
Love offerings can be made in her memory to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.
Services were held on Wednesday, Aug. 2, at 3 p.m., at Good Hope Baptist Church in Adamsville with Randy Latch and Eddie W. Payne officiating. Burial followed in Good Hope Cemetery - Adamsville.
Jeff Franks, of Huron, Tennessee, was born on Aug. 18, 1958, the son of Virginia Sue Dicus Franks and the late Clyde Franks.
He departed this life on Wednesday, July 19, at the age of 58 years, 11 months and 1 day.
Jeff attended Sand Ridge Baptist Church in Lexington, Tennessee. He worked as a supervisor for TBDN for more than 20 years. He was an avid fan of the Tennessee Volunteers, Chicago Cubs and Chicago Bears. Jeff loved his dogs.
In addition to his mother, Jeff is survived by his daughters, Andrea Davis and husband Shane, Amber Maness and husband Lee, and Alyssa Franks, all of Lexington, Tennessee; and his grandchildren, Casen Maness, Kennady Maness, Callee Maness, Coy Maness and Lucas Davis.
Services were held on Sunday, July 30, at 3 p.m., at Shackelford Funeral Directors of Savannah with Marty Comer officiating. Burial followed in Mt. Carmel Cemetery Hardin County at Savannah.
John Wrendall Baker, 73, of Savannah, passed away on Sunday, July 23.
He was born in Scottsburg, Indiana, on April 21, 1944, son of the late Cleo Irving and Edith Lorena Love Baker. He was joined in marriage on Nov. 7, 1981, to Shirley Hammitt, who survives.
John was retired from PCA after 46 years. He was a Navy veteran and a member of Church of Christ. He enjoyed gardening, golf, riding his motorcycle, watcing his grandsons in the marching band and his granddaughter’s artwork. He had a new Bassett Hound puppy, Alexander “Hamilton,” who he was crazy about.
He is survived by his wife of 36 years, Shirley Baker; daughter, Krista Lynn Neidert and husband Jay; three grandchildren, Bailey Grace, “Jake” and John David Neidert; and son, Joe Baker.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, David Baker; sister, Mary Lou Baker Dickerson; and daughter, Kimberly Anne Bailey.
A private memorial service will be planned for family at a later date.
In lieu of flowers memorial gifts may be made to The Darryl Worley Foundation at darrylworleyfoundation.org or Hunting for a Cure, P.O. Box 444, Savannah, Tenn. 38372.