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Margaret Wandalene Raby Carter

Margaret Wandalene Raby Carter

Margaret Wandalene Raby Carter, age 89, passed away October 22, 2021, at Willow Branch Health & Rehabilitation in McMinnville, TN. She was born March 22, 1932, to John Thomas and Laura Warren Raby and grew up in the Chestnut Ridge community in Lincoln County, TN....

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Mary Osgood Beck

Mary Osgood Beck

Graveside funeral service for Mary Osgood Beck, age 80, of Fayetteville, TN will be held at 11 AM on Tuesday, October 26, 2021 at Riverview Memorial Gardens with Dr. Ronnie Gay officiating. Mary was born on December 17, 1940 in Sarasota, FL to the late Henry Randolph...

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John Clyde George

John Clyde George

It is with regret we announce the passing of Mr. John Clyde George, age 64, of Fayetteville, TN. A graveside service will be held at 11:30 AM on Wednesday, October 27, 2021, at Prospect Cemetery with Bro. Randy Nichols officiating. Visitation with the family will be...

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Melson Gray Chapman

Melson Gray Chapman

It is with regret we announce the passing of Mr. Melson Gray Chapman, age 64, of Fayetteville, TN.  Melson was born on December 8, 1956 in Fayetteville, TN and passed away on October 19, 2021. A graveside service will be held at 3 PM on Saturday, October 23, 2021...

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Teresa Jean Willingham

Teresa Jean Willingham

Graveside service for Teresa Jean Willingham age 60 of Fayetteville, TN will be conducted at 1:30 pm on Sunday, October 24, at Cedar Hills Memorial Gardens. Visitation with the family will be from 11 pm until 1 pm on Sunday at Higgins Funeral Home. Teresa was born on...

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Jo Athena (Jodie) Newberry

Jo Athena (Jodie) Newberry

It is with regret that we announce the passing of Jo Athena (Jodie) Newberry, age 58, of Taft, TN. A graveside service will be held at 1pm at Blanche Cemetery on Friday, November 26, 2021. Jodie was born on November 26, 1962, in Troy, OH to Lanna Jo Mooney Jones and...

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Anne Mary Callahan

Anne Mary Callahan

It is with regret that we announce the passing of Anne Mary Callahan, age 95, of Fayetteville, TN. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Anne was born on September 17, 1926, in Meadville, PA to the late James Peter and Veronica Agnes Hamilton Mizner. She...

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James Ray “Red” Sims

James Ray “Red” Sims

It is with regret that we announce the passing of James Ray “Red” Sims, age 84 of Fayetteville, TN. Private services will be conducted at a later date. Higgins Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of James Ray Sims.

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Jennifer Lynn Justice Hastings

Jennifer Lynn Justice Hastings

It is with regret that we announce the passing of Jennifer Justice Hastings, age 51, of Fayetteville, TN. There will be a private graveside service at Storey Cemetery. Jenni was born on February 20, 1970, in Albert Lea, Minnesota. She worked for many years as a cook,...

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Michael Cole Sumners

Michael Cole Sumners

Graveside service for Michael Cole Sumners, age 72, of Fayetteville, TN will be held on Saturday, October 23, at 12:30 pm at Cedar Hills Memorial Gardens with Reverend Philip Bunch officiating. Visitation with the family will be from 10 am until 12 pm on Saturday at...

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Bobby Edwin Ferguson

Bobby Edwin Ferguson

Bobby Edwin Ferguson, 87 of Athens, AL (formerly of Fayetteville, TN), passed away on Wednesday, October 6th, 2021, at his daughter’s residence. Mr. Ferguson was born on April 8th, 1934, to Carroll Ed and Ellan Jones Ferguson. Mr. Ferguson is survived by his children...

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Jeffry Wayne Smith

Jeffry Wayne Smith

Funeral service for Jeffry Wayne Smith, age 61, of Fayetteville, TN will be held on Sunday, October 10, 2021, at 6 pm at Higgins Funeral Home with Bro. Ennis Hyman, Keith Kilpatrick, and Tommy Hampton officiating. Burial will be on Monday, October 11, 2021, at 10 am...

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James Kirkland (Kirk) Smith

James Kirkland (Kirk) Smith

Funeral service for Reverend James Kirkland Smith, known as Kirk, age 86, of Fayetteville, TN will be conducted at 3 PM on Saturday, October 9, 2021, at Higgins Funeral Home with Rev. Gary Tubb and Lawrence Stevenson officiating. Burial will follow in the Kelso...

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Louie Vern Bright

Louie Vern Bright

Funeral service for Mr. Louie Vern Bright, age 60, of Fayetteville, TN will be conducted on October 10, 2021, at 1 pm at Higgins Funeral Home with Reverend Kathy Bryson, Deacon George Bright, and Deacon Robert Bright officiating. Visitation with the family will be at...

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Sharlie Sue St John Rein

Sharlie Sue St John Rein

Funeral service for Mrs. Sharlie Sue St John Rein, age 86 of Fayetteville, TN will be October 11, 2021, at 1 pm at Higgins Funeral Home with Bro. Ben Bailey officiating. Visitation with the family will be on October 11, 2021, from 11 am to 1 pm at Higgins Funeral...

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Sarah Carol Hardin

Sarah Carol Hardin

Graveside service for Sarah Carol Hardin, age 80, of Fayetteville, TN will be held on October 3, 2021, at 4 pm at Riverview Memorial Gardens with Bro. Tommy Graham officiating. Carol was born on July 12, 1941, in Lincoln County, TN. She worked as a bookkeeper for Elk...

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Jewell Dean Wilson Painter

Jewell Dean Wilson Painter

A funeral service for Mrs. Jewell Dean Wilson Painter, age 86 of Flintville, TN will be held on September 26, 2021, at Higgins Funeral Home at 3pm with Joe Young and Raleigh East officiating. Burial will follow at Flintville Cemetery. Visitation with the family will...

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Friedrich Otto Prante

Friedrich Otto Prante

Funeral service for Mr. Friedrich Otto Prante, age 82, of Fayetteville, TN will be conducted at 11 AM on Tuesday, September 21, 2021 at Higgins Funeral Home, with Bro. Cleo Moon officiating. Burial will follow in Macedonia Cemetery, beside his first wife, Nellie...

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Betty Jean Dunivan

Betty Jean Dunivan

A funeral service for Mrs. Betty Jean Dunivan, age 91, of Fayetteville, TN will be held at 3 pm on September 20, 2021, at Higgins Funeral Home with Gerald Todd and Janice Lee officiating. Burial will follow in Riverview Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be September...

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Eleanor Edith Cantrell Helton

Eleanor Edith Cantrell Helton

Eleanor Edith Cantrell Helton, age 87, passed away on Tuesday, September 14 at Lincoln Medical Center in Fayetteville.  She was born to Ernest Aubrey (Jack) and Gladys Cross Cantrell in Knoxville in 1934.  She grew up in Knoxville where she met and married...

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Harold David Bradford

Harold David Bradford

Funeral service for Mr. Harold David Bradford, age 83, of Fayetteville, TN, will be held at 2 PM on Sunday, September 19, 2021, at Higgins Funeral Home with Rev. Tim Smith and Jeff Stovall officiating.  Burial will follow in Stewart Cemetery.  Visitation...

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Patricia Gaye Schumacher

Patricia Gaye Schumacher

A funeral service for Mrs. Patricia Gaye Schumacher, age 66, of Fayetteville, TN will be held at 1 pm on September 20, 2021, at Higgins Funeral Home with Bro. Ley Jean and Trent Thomas officiating. Burial will follow in Cedar Hills Memorial Gardens. Visitation with...

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Donna Marie Howell

Donna Marie Howell

A funeral service for Donna Marie Howell age 66 of Fayetteville, TN will be held on September 18, 2021, at 2 pm at Higgins Funeral Home with Bro. Mitchell Gardener officiating. Burial will follow in Macedonia Cemetery. Donna was born March 13, 1955, in Lincoln County,...

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William Lewis Robinson

William Lewis Robinson

William Lewis Robinson was born on March 27, 1996, in Huntsville, Alabama, to Randy and Melanie Robinson. He grew up with a love for the outdoors on the family property in Lincoln County, Tennessee, where he enjoyed hunting, hiking, and exploring the land with his...

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