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Obituaries Mr. Thomas “Lynn” Bain

The Brownsville States-Graphic


Thursday, October 21, 2010

Mrs. Mary Ann Halbrook

Date of Death - October 15, 2010

Date of Death - October 19, 2010

Mr. Thomas Lynn Bain, age 74, of Brownsville, passed away Friday, October 15, 2010 in Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, October 16, 2010 in the Lea & Simmons Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Timothy Smartt. Burial followed in Trinity Cemetery Mr. Bain was preceded in death by his parents: Thomas Hale Bain and Versey Murley Bain He is survived by his wife, Barbara Parker Bain, Brownsville; one son: Michael Lynn Bain (Lavinna), Little Rock, AR; two brothers: Mack Allen Bain, Gates and Don Bain, Greenville, SC; one sister: Neva Greene, Chattanooga; and two grandchildren: Lindsey Bain, Fayetteville, AR, and Amanda Bain, Little Rock, AR. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Maranatha Baptist Church Mission Fund, 3057 Forked Deer Rd., Ripley, TN 38063. Brownsville States Graphic

(Brownsville, Tenn.) October 21, 2010

Mr. Willie “Buck” Evans

Date of Death - October 8, 2010 Mr. Willie “Buck” Evans of Brownsville, age 86, died Friday, October 8, 2010 in Jackson Madison County General Hospital. Funeral services were conducted October 15 in the Woodlawn Baptist Church, Brownsville, with burial in the Woodlawn Cemetery. Reverend Dr. Lenwood Reed officiated the service. Currie Funeral Home had charge of the services. Brownsville States Graphic

Mrs. Mary Ann Willis Halbrook, age 78, passed away in the Jackson Madison County General Hospital on Tuesday, October 19, 2010. Funeral services, under the direction of Lea and Simmons Funeral Home will be conducted in the First United Methodist Church, Thursday, October 21 at 10:00 AM with Rev. Bob Connerley and Dr. Phillip Cook officiating. Burial will follow in the Springhill United Methodist Church Cemetery. Mrs. Halbrook received her master’s degree from Memphis State University. She was a retired schoolteacher for Haywood and Crockett counties and a retired real estate broker with Richards-Cummins Real Estate. Throughout her life she was an active member of the Garden Club, Sixth Review Club, DAR, McKinnie Pals, the UMW and the National Association of Realtors. She was preceded in death by her husband: Jimmy Halbrook; and her parents: William and Pansy Willis. Mrs. Halbrook is survived by two sons: Mike Halbrook (Sharon) Coppell, TX and Mark Halbrook (Denise) Brownsville, TN; her mother-in-law: Mary Neil Halbrook; sister in law: Sheila Weir, both of Bells; a niece: Patricia Nolen (Hunter) Memphis; three grandchildren: Dr. Rachel Wright (Jeff) Denver, CO, Jim Halbrook (Alexis) Jackson, Sarah Halbrook, Dallas, TX; and a great-grandchild: Avery Wright, Denver, CO. In lieu of flowers, the family request memorials be made to: Reelfoot Rural Ministries, 6923 MinnickElbridge Road, Obion, TN 38240. Brownsville States Graphic

(Brownsville, Tenn.) October 21, 2010

Mr. Earnest Mack Jones

(Brownsville, Tenn.) October 21, 2010

Date of Death - October 16, 2010

Mrs. Florence Coleman Graves Date of Death - October 17, 2010

Mrs. Florence Coleman Graves, 81, died Sunday, October 17, 2010, at Mission Convalescent Home in Jackson. Services will be Saturday, October 23, 2010, at 11:00 am at Rawls Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Knights of Pythias Cemetery in Brownsville. Brownsville States Graphic (Brownsville, Tenn.) October 21, 2010

Mr. Earnest Mack Jones, 72, died Saturday, October 16, 2010, at his residence in Brownsville. Services, under the direction of Rawls Funeral Home, will be Thursday, October 21, 2010, at 1:00 pm at St. Paul Baptist Church in Brownsville. Interment will follow in St. Paul Baptist Church Cemetery in Brownsville.   There will be a visitation on Thursday from noon until time of service at St. Paul Baptist Church. Brownsville States Graphic

(Brownsville, Tenn.) October 21, 2010

News of Years Gone By Friday, October 24, 1980 Commission Honors Felsenthal Haywood County’s commissioners met Monday in an abbreviated session, but did honor Morton Felsenthal for his many years as county historian. He was presented with a plaque in recognition of his service. A new Historical Committee, composed of Mrs. James V. Nunn, Lynn Shaw and the Reverend Ray Dixon, will succeed Mr. Felsenthal. All three were nominated for the position vacated by Mr. Felsenthal. The commission set the terms of office, of the appointees at one, two and three years, with the group to decide length of term of office and name their own chairman. First Baptist to Celebrate Members of First Baptist Church at 311 East Jefferson will have a program Sunday, October 26 in observance of the 140th anniversary of the church. Dr. Jacob C. Oglesby, pastor, invites all friends to attend at 3 p.m. to share in the occasion. Dr. Charles L. Dinkins, pastor of First Baptist Church in Memphis will be guest speaker and the choir from his church will give special music. Hatchie Refuge Ranked Third The Hatchie Wildlife Refuge ranked third in the West Tennessee archery deer harvest, with 43 kills reported to the TWRA October 14. Before the bow-hunting season ends October 31, TWRA officials expect even better bow hunting, as cooler temperatures

and rain keep the deer moving. Thursday, October 25, 1990 “Mr. Bennie” Honored at Anderson Mr. Bennie Morrison, principal at Anderson Grammar School since 1967 was recently honored for his years of dedication to Anderson Grammar School by an evening program held during Anderson’s Open House for parents. The program coordinated by the PTA and emceed by PTA President Elaine Pryor was a complete surprise to Mr. Bennie. The program featured parents, friends, staff members, current and future students who presented Mr. Bennie with long-stemmed red roses. The Anderson Anthem was written by Mr. Bennie and was sung by Linda and Melissa Norvell. Anderson’s PTA presented Mr. Bennie

a portrait of himself to hang in the foyer of Anderson School. Cotton Planting Set at 95,308 Acres Haywood county farmers have indicated they planted 95,308 acres this year. Last year’s planting totaled 80,138 acres according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s latest acreage report. Local farmers enrolled about 86 percent of their 1990 cotton acreage base in the acreage reduction program to help control surplus cotton stocks and improve market conditions. We will offer farmers price support loans on their 1990 cotton crop at the national average rate of 50.27 cents per pound for the base quality of upland cotton. For 1990 cotton stored in West Tennessee, the loan rate is 51.15. Cotton producers placed about 31,000 bales of their 1989 crop under the loan.


INSOUTH Sponsors Charity Tournament The second annual INSOUTH Charity Invitational Tennis and Golf Tournament was held September 13 at Brownsville Country Club. About 75 people participated, and an awards dinner was held following the competition. Dr. Billy Butler was the singles tennis winner. He received a trophy and $250 was donated to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation in his name. Members of the first place golf team, Larry Hill, Wesley Eubanks, Jesse Dedmon and Steve Shelton received trophies and a $500 donation was made to Ben Rich Center in their names. The charities were selected prior to tournament play.

Mrs. Vessie Alene McCormick Date of Death - October 16, 2010 Mrs. Vessie Alene McCormick, age 85 passed away, Saturday, October 16, 2010, in Northbrooke Health Care in Jackson. Funeral services were held in the Brownsville-Bells Funeral Homes Chapel Tuesday, October 19, 2010 with Rev. Bob Connerley officiating. Burial followed in Brownsville Memorial Gardens. Brownsville States Graphic (Brownsville, Tenn.) October 21, 2010

Mr. James Lyle Petty Date of Death - October 14, 2010 Mr. James Lyle Petty, age 76, passed away in the Jackson Madison County General Hospital, Thursday, October 14, 2010. Graveside funeral services, under the direction of Lea and Simmons Funeral Home, were conducted Friday, October 15, 2010 in the Woodland Baptist Church Cemetery with Dr. Mike Moore officiating. Memorials may be made to the Woodland Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, c/o Ilene Barcroft, 955 Hubert Barcroft Rd., Brownsville, TN 38012. Brownsville States Graphic

(Brownsville, Tenn.) October 21, 2010

Mrs. Estanauly Taylor Date of Death - October 9, 2010 Mrs. Estanauly Taylor, 87, died Saturday, October 9, 2010, in Decatur, Illinois. Services, under the direction of Rawls Funeral Home, were Saturday, October 16, 2010, at Woodlawn Baptist Church. Interment followed in Woodlawn Baptist Church Cemetery in Brownsville. Brownsville States Graphic (Brownsville, Tenn.) October 21, 2010

Church News Browns Creek Male Chorus anniversary Browns Creek Male Chorus will celebrate their Thirty-second Singing Anniversary Saturday, October 23 at 5 pm and Sunday at 2 pm. Many groups will be participating in the celebration.

Faith Deliverance Choir Day Faith Deliverance Church, 1193 Tamm Street, will host their annual Choir Day featuring the music ministry of the F. D. C. Choir under the direction of Minister Jonathan Starks. Special guests include Minister Jeffery Vaulx and choir, winners of “2009 How Sweet the Sound” and Evangelist Luberta Franklin and Pastor Aundra Johnson with the Family Life Singers. All are welcome to come and share in this evening of praise.

London Branch Church Men’s Day London Branch will celebrate Men’s Day Sunday, October 24 at 1 p.m. Guest speaker will be Minister James Turner, Associate Minister of Good Hope Baptist Church.

Westside Church of Christ Family and Friends Day Westside Church of Christ, located at 3235 Highway 54 West, will host a “Family and Friends Day” Sunday, October 24. The community is welcomed to attend Bible class at 9:30 a.m. and worship at 10:30 a.m. Larry Sweeney will be preaching a special lesson entitled, “Trash or Treasure?” which will explore and identify the “real treasure” in life. For more information, call 772-3810.


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