Stanley Treece (1-19-18) service 1-22-18

Stanley Paul Treece of Adamsville, 46, of Adamsville, died on Friday, Jan. 19, at his home.
He was born in Selmer, the son of Martha L. Griswell Treece and the late Paul Wayne Treece. 
Mr. Treece was a member of Good Hope Baptist Church.
 He is survived by his mother, Martha Treece of Savannah; sister, Sherry Brown of Tuscaloosa, Alabama; three nephews; and one great-nephew.
In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by a brother, Steve Treece.
Funeral services were held on Monday, Jan. 22, at Good Hope Baptist Church in Adamsville with Randy Latch officiating. Burial followed in Good Hope Cemetery with Shackelford Funeral Directors of Selmer in charge.

Dennis Jordan (1-12-18) service 1-20-18

Dennis Tracy Jordan, 53, of Morris Chapel, died on Friday, Jan. 12.
He was born in Pensacola, Florida, the son of Doris Harvell Taylor and the late Robert Earl Jordan. He was united in marriage to Bonnie Chisholm, who survives.
Mr. Jordan had lived in Texas for 28 years and Memphis where he had been the manager at Penske and had also been a civilian contractor for ManTech for 10 years. He had also been the manager for Waste Management in Jackson, Tennessee. He served in the United States Army for 21 years, 3 months, and 12 days. He served in Desert Storm, Korea, Afghanistan, Kuwait and Iraq. After he retired he did four tours as a civilian.
In addition to his wife, Bonnie Jordan of Morris Chapel, he is survived by children, Marion Kelley of Mary Esther, Florida, Jamie Jordan, Dennis T. Jordan of Madison, Alabama, Christopher J. Jordan of Killeen, Texas, Jeremy Jordan, April Jordan, Jerry Jordan, Christian Jordan, Christopher A. Jordan, and Noah Jordan, all of Morris Chapel; three grandchildren; mother, Doris Taylor of Pensacola, Florida; and sisters, Cindy Sunday of Pigeon Forge, Tennessee and Amanda Taylor of Birmingham, Alabama.
In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by a brother, Robert Jordan; and a sister, Helen Hughes.
Services were held on Saturday, Jan. 20, at Shackelford Chapel in Savannah with Marvin Norris officiating.

Jacob “Jake” Godwin (1-15-18) service 1-21-18

Jacob Lynn “Jake” Godwin, 29, of Savannah, died on Monday, Jan. 15.
He was born in Jackson, Tennessee, the son of Grady Lynn and Vonda Gay Godwin Johnson.  He was united in marriage to Danielle Yvonne Peay, who survives. 
He worked as a welder for Eagle Bend Manufacturing in Clinton, Tennessee. He was a member of Campground United Methodist Church.
He is survived by his parents, Grady Godwin and Randy and Vonda Gay Johnson; wife, Danielle Godwin of Savannah; a daughter, Bailey Leighann Godwin of Savannah; two sons, Caden Lynn Godwin and Andrew Lyndan Godwin, both of Savannah; three sisters, Amber Sullivan of Charlotte, Tennessee, Jessica Johnson of Jacksboro, Tennessee and Miranda Huddleston of Jacksboro, Tennessee; grandmother, Charlene Godwin; and a host of nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by by his grandparents, Grady P. Godwin, Dorothy Mae McClain Godwin and Baxter Godwin.
Services were held on Sunday, Jan. 21, at Campground United Methodist Church in Savannah with Carl Copeland and Murray Gordon officiating.

Larry Finley (1-19-18) services 1-21-18

Larry Aaron Finley, 72, of Adamsville, died on Friday, Jan. 19
He was born in McNairy County, the son of the late Joel Gilbert and Mary Ann Martin Finley. He was united in marriage to Willodean Landreth, who survives.
Mr. Finley was a truck driving and carpenter. He attended Adamsville Free Will Baptist Church. He was instrumental in the building of Bruton Branch Baptist Church in Savannah.
He is survived by his wife, Willodean Finley of Adamsville; daughter, Lori Sullivan of Nashville; sons, Larry Finley Jr. of Hartsville, Tennessee, Joel Finley of Maine; stepdaughter, Lisa Southern of Crump; three stepsons, Tony Pipkins of Savannah, Dewayne Harville of Stantonville, Josh Harville of Adamsville; a brother, Mike Finley of Selmer; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; five stepgrandchildren; five stepgreat-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Melissa Ray; four sisters; and six brothers.
Services were held on Sunday, Jan. 21, at Shackelford Funeral Directors of Adamsville with Chad Balentine and Scott Stout officiating. Burial followed in Mars Hill Cemetery at Adamsville.

Robert “Bob” Bailey (1-11-18) service 1-19-18

Robert Earl “Bob” Bailey, 72, of Crump, died on Thursday, Jan. 11.
He was born in Crump, the son of the late Collins C. and Candace McGarity Bailey. He was united in marriage to Paulette Stanford, who preceded him in death.
Mr. Bailey was a pipe fitter by trade and worked for Grinell Sprinkler Fitters, and was a member of the Pipe Fitters Union Local 669 for more than 50 years.
He is survived by his daughter, Barbra Owen of Morris Chapel; two grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Clarence C. Bailey, Kent Bailey and John Bailey.

Services were held on Friday, Jan. 19, at Shackelford Funeral Directors of Adamsville with Gene Hanna officiating. Burial followed in Milledgeville Cemetery.


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