AUCIE ETHERIDGE PAGE , age 87, of Huron passed away peacefully at his home on Monday, May 16, 2011 following a long illness. He is survived by his wife,Ilene Blankenship Page, to whom he had been married for 68 years. He is also survived by two children and their spouses; a son, Dr. Tommy W. Page and wife Stephanie of Huron and a daughter, Patricia Page Harden and husband Tony of Jackson; grandchildren Paige Powers (Bret) Wessel of Okemah, OK, Emily Page (David) Steele of Beatrice AL, Amy Page of Memphis and Adam Page of Brentwood; and one great grandchild Eileen Patricia Steele of Beatrice AL. Mr. Page was a veteran of WW II and served from 1943 to 1945. He fought in major campaigns throughot Europe and was a member of the Third Division, Seventh Regiment. Among other honors, he was awarded the Purple Heart and Good Conduct Medals. Mr. Page was a farmer and logger and a member of Mifflin Baptist Church where he served as deacon. He was an avid outdoor man and loved hunting and fishing. He truly loved the country life and enjoyed nothing more than being on his farm. He was preceded by his parents, Charlie and Lessie Page; a son, James Etheridge Page; a brother Kenneth Page; and two sisters Ocie Mae (Walter) Hancock an dNettie (Albert Jay) Jones. He is also survived by three brothers and their spouses, Amos Page, Charles and Robert Page. Interment in Mifflin Cemetery.

RHONDA GAIL PAGE - Services for Mrs. Rhonda Gail Page, age 62, were held Sunday Feb. 23, 2014 at Broad Street Church of Christ in Lexington with Dan Hughes, P.J. Hardy and Dana Scott officiating. Interment followed in Lexington Cemetery. Pafford Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Mrs. Page passed away Thursday at her home in Lexington. She was born June 30, 1951 in Carroll County to the late Robert Hester an dMrs. Jean Prince Hester. She married Tommy Page on Aug. 18, 1973. She was a teacher, having taught at Beaver, Westover and Bargerton Elementary Schools and at Jackson Christian School. She loved to paint, shop, and travel. She was a member of Broad Street Church of Christ and enjoyed all church activities. She loved children, especially spending time with her grandchildren. She wrote children's stories and had a book published. "The Most Important Thing to Have". She was preceded by her father and her brother, Mike Hester. Survivors include her husband of 40 years, Dr. Tommy Page; her two children Brad Page and Kellie Anderson and her three grandchildren; her mother, Mrs. Jean Prince Hester of Henderson; and her two sisters, Renee Long and Donna Mays of Jackson.
Lexington Progress 26 Feb 2014

RUBY (WHITE) PAGE - Services for Mrs. Ruby White Page, 56, will be conducted Saturday from Pafford Funeral Home. Mrs. Page died Wednesday at her home in Detroit after a lengthy illness. She suffered with cancer. Mrs. Page, a native Henderson Countian, had lived in Detroit for the past 10 or 12 years. She leaves two daughters, Mrs. Bill Snipps and Mrs. Herbert Wilson and a son Thomas Page all of Detroit; and a sister Mrs. Linnie Page, Jackson. She was a sister of the late Will White of Lexington.
lexington Progress 9 Nov 1951

JAMES ROBERT PARROTT - age 74, passed away on Tuesday, September 11, 2012 in Decaturville, TN. He is survived by his wife, Helen Woods Parrott; one daughter, Sherry Grisham; one brother, C.H. Parrott; one sister, Mary Ann Ivey; two grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be Friday, September 14, 2012 at 1 p.m. at the Greater Life Temple in Darden with burial in Scotts Hill Methodist Cemetery.
Lexington Progress 19 Sep 2012

JANET (STUBBLEFIELD) PASCHALL - Funeral Services for Mrs. Janet Stubblefield Paschall will be Wednesday April 9, 2008 at 4 p.m. in the chapel fo Pafford Funeral Home. Burial following in Lexington Cem. Mrs. Paschall died early Tuesday in Lexington. She was preceded by her husband Mr. Dewey Paschall.
Lexington Progress 9 April 2008

DOROTHY (McPEAKE) PATTERSON - Funeral services for Mrs. Dorothy Ray McPeake Patterson, age 83, were Monday, April 4 2005 in the chapel of Pafford Funeral Home with entombment following at Henderson County Memory Gardens. Mrs. Patterson, the daughter of Robert Logan and Mary Ella Smith McPeake, died Friday April 1, 2005 at the Life Care Center of Sparta, Tennessee after a long illness. She was the widow of C.E. "Pick" Patterson and a retired employee of Salant & Salant of Lexington. Her survivors include her daughter, Patricia Jowers and her husband Harold of Cookville; two grandsons, Chip Jowers and Andy Jowers both of Lexington; 4 great-grandchildren, Taylor, Aby, jack and Casey Jowers; and several special nieces and nephews. She was preceded by her four sisters, Odell Stanfill, Pearl Lipscomb, Beulah Garner and Rhada McPeake and three brothers, Leo, Carl and Edward McPeake.
Contributed by Linda Feidor - Lexington Progress 6 Apr 2005

EDUARD PELZ - Funeral services for Mr. Eduard Pelz, 89, were held at 1 p.m. Monday, January 28, in the Scotts Hill Chapel of Pafford Funeral Home with Rev. Billy Algood officiating. Interment with Masonic rites followed in the Scotts Hill Methodist Cemetery. Mr. Pelz, a former employee of Bailey Lumber Company and Olive Hill Lumber Company, died early Saturday morning, January 26, 2008 in Columbia, Tennessee. He was born March 27, 1918 iin Felsental, Ukraine to the late Jackob and Anna (Engler) Pelz. He was a member of the Scotts Hill Methodist Church and the Ebenezer Masonic Lodge #441 where he was a 32 degree mason. Survivors include his sister, Martha and brother, Karl Pelz, both of Kazakhstan, Russia; his brother-in-law, Nick Wulfert and wife Vera of Scotts Hill; a cousin, Bertha Slisrinko of Canada; nephews, Fred Pelz of Germany, Anton Wulfert and wife Judy of Scotts Hill, Nick Wulfert Jr. and wife Carol of Lexington; nieces, Anna W. Kirk and husband Glenn of Lexington, Olga W. Turnbow and husband Rudy of Saltillo and Lisa W. Davis of Bartlett. He was preceded in death by his wife of 56 years, Olga Wulfert Pelz.
Decatur County Chronicle

OLGA (WULFERT) PELZ - Funeral services for Mrs. Olga Wulfert Pelz, age 86, were held Sunday, March 25, 2007, in the chapel of Pafford Funeral Home in Scotts Hill with Bro. Tommy Crocker and Bro. Billy Algood officiating. Burial followed in Scotts Hill Methodist Cemetery. Mrs. Pelz passed away on Thursday in Parsons, Tennessee. She was born February 18, 1921, in Felsental, Ukraine to the late Karl and Olga Kintop Wulfert. She was a retired employee of Salant and Salant, a member of the Scotts Hill Methodist Church, and the Order of the Eastern Star. She is survived by her husband of 65 years, Mr. Eduard Pelz of Scotts Hill; two brothers, K.N. Wulfert of Scotts Hill and Eduard Wulfert of Germany; one sister, Erna Wulfert of Kazakatan; four nieces, Olga Turnbow, Lisa Davis, Anna Kirk and Anna Validar; and three nephews, Nick Wulfert Jr. Anton Wulfert and Nikolia Wulfert. Pallbearers were Glenn Kirk, Bradley Kirk, Rudolph Turnbow, Todd Turnbow, Anton Wulfert, Richard Wulfert, and Samuel Davis.
The Decatur County Chronicle

GARY N. PENDERGRASS - - Services for Mr. Gary Pendergrass, age 62, were July 23, 2012 in the chapel of Pafford Funeeral Home. Interment followed in Judson Cemetery. Mr. Pendergrass died July 19, 2012 in Alabama. He was preceded by his parents Lloyd and Artice Pendergrass and a brother Rober. Survivors include his wife of 33 years, Vicki, two sons, Eric and David Pendergrass, two daughters, Stacy Murphy and Lisa Pendergrass, two sisters, Marsha Rochester and Pamela McInnis and 7 grandchildren.
Lexington Progress 25 July 2012

LUE ETHEL PENDERGRASS - - Services for Mrs. Lue Ethel Pendergrass were Sunday at Reed’s Chapel with Charles Thomason officiating. Burial was in Parkers Crossroads Cemetery. Mrs. Pendergrass, 77, died early Saturday at Lexington Hospital. She was a member of the Church of Christ. She leaves her husband, J. A. Pendergrass of Wildersville; a son, Hal Pendergrass of Marked Tree, Ark.; three daughters, Mrs. Robert McKee, Mrs. Charles Peterson, both of Cedar Grove and Mrs. Jimmy Perry of Wildersville; two sisters, Mrs. Addie Pendergrass of Memphis and Mrs. Lil Jordan of Lexington; 25 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
The Lexington Progress, June 12, 1969

NEWTON HOWELL PENDERGRASS - - age 95, passed away on Thursday, March 21, 2013 in Jackson. He is survived by 1 son, Gary (Norma) Pendergrass of Parkers Crossroads; 3 daughters, Peggy (Danny) Huffman of Memphis, Linda (Jake) Swan of Memphis, and Jean Swolensky of Bartlett;1 daughter in law, Evelyn Pendergrass; 1 sister, Dorothy Perry of Parkers Crossroads; 16 grandchildren, 31 great grandchildren, 2 great great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Jerry and Ethel Pendergrass; his wife of 55 years, Sammie Lucille Holland Pendergrass; 1 son, Joe Pendergrass; 3 sisters, Clare McKee, Edna Peterson, and Mary Patterson; 1 grandchild, Keith Swolensky; and 1 great grandchild, Emma Claire White. Funeral services will be on Sunday, March 24 at 3PM at Reed's Chapel in Lexington with burial to follow in Parkers Crossroads
Lexington Progress 27 Mar 2013

MELLIE ESTELLE PENIX - Services for Mrs. Mellie Estelle Penix were Sunday November 7, 1999 at Reed's Chapel with burial in Pine Grove Cemetery. Mrs. Penix, 78, died November 4, 1999 at Jackson General Hospital. She was a homemaker and the widow of Don Penix. She leaves a daughter Alice Jean Davidson of Wildersville, two sons, James Donald of Wildersville and Charles of Mulberry FL; a sister Betty Moormeier of Denver CO and 8 grandchildren.
Lexington Progress 10 November 1999

WILLIAM EVANDER PENN - [August 11, 1832 — April 29, 1895] (Penn family papers, courtesy of John Malcolm Penn) William Evander Penn was born in Rutherford County, Tennessee, on the 11th day of August, 1832, the son of George Douglas Penn and Telitha Patterson Penn. The family moved to Gibson County when he was two years old and to Lexington when he was 19 years old. After two years of reading the law, he established a practice in Lexington where he was active in religious and political matters. He married Corilla Frances Sayle born Ca. 1834 in Lexington, and they raised several foster children. During the Civil War he served in the Confederate Army and was commissioned in the Cavalry. He rose to the rank of Major, a title which he preferred the rest of his life.In 1866 Penn moved his family to Jefferson, Texas. He established a law practice and continued his political and religious activities. At the age of 43 Major W. E. Penn, as he was now known, began a full time ministry as a Baptist evangelist. Internationally known for his fervent and fiery sermons, he held meetings across the country as well as in England and Scotland. In the early 1880s he settled in Eureka Springs, Arkansas, where he established a church and built Penn Castle constructed in the manner of buildings he had admired while on evangelistic campaigns abroad. [The historic structure was restored in the 1980s.] William Evander Penn died April 29, 1895, and Corilla Sayle Penn died in 1918; both are buried in Eureka Springs, Arkansas.

ALICE E. (BRITT) POWERS - Services for Alice B. Powers, 80, will be Friday at 2 p.m. at New Bethel Methodist Church with burial following in the church cemetery. Survivors include three sons, Charles Powers, Ray Powers, and Paul Powers of Lexington; one sister, Mrs. Mildred Bailey of Jackson; nine grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren.
The Lexington Times, 9-10-1982- transcribed by, Becky Keen

ARA MINOR POWERS - Services for Mrs. Ara Minor Powers were Sunday at Pafford Funeral Home with the Rev. Nako and Rev. Dewey McClanahan officiating. Burial was in Judson Cemetery. Mrs. Powers, 65, died Friday morning at Methodist Hospital. She was a native of the county and a member of the Jehovah’s Witness Church. She leaves five sons, Olan Powers of Ohio, Nolan Powers, Jerry Powers, Terry Powers, all of Memphis and Fred Powers of Alamo; five daughters, Mrs. Laura Jones of Louisiana, Mrs. Jean Jones of Alexandria, La., Mrs. Scarlett Wood of Lexington, Mrs. Ara Horvath and Mrs. Diane Walden, both of Vermillion, Ohio; a brother, Winfred Rogers of Memphis and 26 grandchildren.
The Lexington Progress, December 2, 1971

BRANDON EDWARD POWERS - Funeral services for Brandon Edward Powers, 33 of Lexington, were held August 28, 2008 at Reeds Chapel. Burial followed in Lexington Cemetery. Mr. Powers died Tuesday August 26, 2008 at Henderson County Community Hsp. following a motor vehicle accident. He was employed at Leroy Somer in Lexington. He is survived by his wife, Stephanie (Rosson) Powers; a daughter Shelby of Lexington; a son Jacob of Lexington; his parents, Tony (Geneva) Powers of Lexington and Jeanette (Jimmy) Thompson of Lexington; a sister, Patsy of Lexington; brother Shane (Stacy) Hart of Sardis; his grandparents, Dorothy Powers and Herb and Sue Garner, all of lexington; 2 neices, Alyssa Rosson and Samantha Hart; 5 nephews, Alex Rosson, Steven and Shawn Hart, Zach and Dawson Ziegler; and several aunts and uncles. He was preceded by his grandparents, Ed Powers, Bill McPeake andJessie Mears; his father in law, Jackie Rosson and his brotherin law Anthony Dale Rosson.
Lexington Progress 3 Sep 2008

CHARLES RUBEN POWERS - Funeral services for Mr. Charles Ruben Powers, age 82, will be held Saturday, August 31, 2002 at 2 p.m. at New Bethel Methodist Church in Lexington. Burial will follow in New Bethel Cemetery, Lexington. Mr. Powers, a retired store owner, died Thursday, August 29, 2002 at Briarwood Manor. He was a WWII U.S. Navy Veteran. He was a member of New Bethel Methodist Church. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Mary Kathleen Powers of Lexington, TN and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, Washington Ruben Powers and mother, Alice. He was also preceded in death by an infant son, three brothers, Ray, Paul and Howard Powers and a special nephew, Donald Howard Powers.
The Jackson Sun, 8-31-2002- transcribed by, Becky Keen

CHESTER E. POWERS -age 84 of Lexington, passed away Friday, February 28, 2014 in Lexington. He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Georgia Bedwell Powers; 2 sisters, Retha Shutt of Decaturville and Zula Mae Myracle of Parsons; a brother, Hobert Powers of Huron, and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Roy and Beulah Flowers Powers; 3 sisters, Faye Renfroe, Loretta Volner and Izetta Frye, and a brothers, George W. Powers. Funeral services will be Sunday, March 2nd at 2 p.m., at Reeds Chapel, with burial to follow in the Lexington Cemetery with Military Honors.
Lexington Progress 12 Mar 2014

DELIGHTER (MILLNER) POWERS - Services for Mrs. Delighter Millner Powers of Lexington Tenn., mother of Mrs. Angle Morris of Memphis, will be at 2 p.m. today at Judson Baptist Church near Lexington. Burial will be in Judson Cemetery. Mrs. Powers, who was 58, died yesterday at Lexington, Henderson Couinty Hospital.
Commercial Appeal 10 December 1968

FANNIE JUNE FRENCH POWERS - Memorial services for Jesse Franklin Powers and Fannie June French Powers will be Saturday July 31, 2010 at 4 pm at The Shepherd's House, 264 Spring St. Lexington TN. A burial service will follow at Hare Cemetery, Natchez Trace Rd. June's daughter, Sabrina can be reached at 850-399-0903
Lexington Progress 21 July 2010

HOWARD J.POWERS - Services for Howard J. Powers were Friday at New Bethel United Methodist Church with the Rev. Glenn Byars officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery with Reed’s Chapel in charge. Mr. Powers, who was 46, died Wednesday morning at Veterans Hospital in Memphis after an extended illness. He was a grocery clerk. He leaves two sons, Jeffery Powers and Bruce Powers, both of Lexington; two daughters, Mrs. Patricia Bennett of Millington and Miss Sherry Powers of Lexington; his mother, Mrs. W. R. Powers of Lexington; three brothers, Paul Powers, Ruben Powers and Ray Powers, all of Lexington and three grandchildren.
The Lexington Progress, January 15, 1975

JAMES ALTON POWERS , age 85, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, July 16th, 2007 at the Lexington Manor Nursing Home. He was born December 4, 1921, to the late Francis and Stephen L. Powers. Alton was preceded in death by his loving wife of 60 years, Mrs. Geraldine Millner Powers He is survived by his son, James L. Powers (Diane) of Lexington, and daughter, Carolyn P. Leonard (Russell) of Smithfield, Virginia. There are four grandchildren: Mrs. Deane Sanders (Rich) of Franklin, TN, Ms. Dana Slaton of Seattle, ashington, Dr. Lois-Elaine Barlow (Robert) of Smithfield, VA, and Mrs. Dawn Powers-Earl (Shaun) of Lexington. The three great grandchildren are: Audrey and Eden Sanders, and Calleigh Earl. There are also several nieces, nephews, and extended family members.Funeral services will be held at 11:00AM, Thursday, July 19th, at Judson Baptist Church in the Middleburg Community, with Rev. Jimmy Burroughs and Rev. Russell O. Leonard officiating. There will be visitation on Wednesday, from 3:00-9:00PM, and on Thursday morning from 8:00-10:00AM at Pafford Funeral Home.
Lexington Progress July 18, 2007

JEFF POWERS , Services for Jeff Powers, 41, were Sunday Sept. 20, 2009 at Judson Baptist Church. Burial followed in Judson Cemetery. Pafford Funeral Home of Lexington was in charge. Mr. Powers died late Thursday in Lexington. He was born Sept. 21, 1967 in Jackson. He was owner of Powers Automotive and a Baptist. Mr. Powers was preceded by his father, Billy Joe Powers. Survivors include his mother Dot French, his wife, Patty Powers, his son Cody Powers, his daughter Cristina Powers, his half brother Phillip French and his sister, Deanna Ward all of Lexington.
Lexington Progress 23 Sep 2009

JESSE FRANKLIN POWERS - Memorial services for Jesse Franklin Powers and Fannie June French Powers will be Saturday July 31, 2010 at 4 pm at The Shepherd's House, 264 Spring St. Lexington TN. A burial service will follow at Hare Cemetery, Natchez Trace Rd. June's daughter, Sabrina can be reached at 850-399-0903
Lexington Progress 21 July 2010

JUNE ORVIN (LITTLE) POWERS - Funeral services for June Orvin Little Powers, age 83, were Tuesday, August 24 at Pafford Funeral Home. Burial followed at Caraway Cemetery. Mrs. Powers, former teacher and factory worker, died August 21 at Decatur Co. Hospital. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ray M. Powers. She is survived by one daughter, Linda Kay Goff of Sardis; two sons, Landal Powers of Knoxville and Tony G. Powers of Atlanta; one brother, Eugene Little; eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
(The Lexington Progress, August 25, 2004)

LOUISE POWERS - Services for Mrs. Powers, 84, were Monday, June 2, 2008 in Chapel of Pafford Funeral Home at Scotts Hill. Burial followed in Judson Cemetery near Scotts Hill. Mrs. Powers, the widow of Ernest Powers died Saturday May 31, 2008 in Parsons at the Decatur County Hospital. She was a retired seamstress with I Apel in Scotts Hill. Survivors include her son, Sammy of Decaturville; three sisters; Mary Sue Funderburk of Decaturville, Geneva England of Scotts Hill and Jo Ann Whitley of Parsons; a brother E.C. Wheeler of Parsons; two grandchildren; and two great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband Ernest Powers; her son, Jerry; a daughter Maggie Bernice Powers, her grandson, Joey; parents, Lewis and Gertie Wheeler and her brother M.J. Wheeler.
Lexington Progress 4 Jun 2008

LUTHER M. POWERS - Services for L.M. Powers are today November 10 1999 at Reeds Chapel with burial in Rock Hill Cem. Mr. Powers, 79, died Sunday, November 7, 1999 at Jackson Gen.Hsp. He was a retired brick mason and retired from TN Dept. of Transportation. He leaves his wife, Bonnie Powers of Jackson; two daughters, Virginia David and Suzanne Powers both of Lexington, a son Danny of Ocala FL; two sisters Willie Trammell of Lexington adn Helen Boatwright of Memphis, four grandchildren and a great grandchild.
Lexington Progress

MARTHA JANE POWERS - Services for Miss Martha Jane Powers were Tuesday from Judson Baptist Church by the Rev. Arvin Rhodes assisted by Bro. Todd. Miss Powers died Monday at the home of Arthur Cox, Route 3, Lexington, after a short illness. She was a native Henderson Countian and was a member of the Judson Church. She leaves several neices and nephews. Burial was in Judson Cemetery with Lexington Funeeral Home in charge.
Lexington Progress June 27, 1952

MARY ELECTA POWERS - Services for Mary Electa Powers were Friday July 4, 2008 at Oak Grove Methodist Church. Burial followed at Oak Grove Cemetery. Reeds Chapel was in charge. Ms. Powers, age 92, died Tuesday July 2, 2008 at Lexington Manor. She is survived by her son, Gerald ofFenton MO; a sister, Herschel Smith ofNashville; 1 granchild and 2 great grandchildren.
Lexington Progress 9 Jul 2008

MARY KATHLEEN (REYNOLDS) POWERS - Services for MaryPowers, age 87, were Friday Oct. 14, 2011 in the chapel of Pafford Funeral Home with Bro. Mark McCaslin officiating. Internment followed in New Bethel Cemetery. Mrs. Powers passed away early Wednesday in Lexington. She was born Feb. 2, 1924 in Henderson County to the late Johnny and Attie Bell Jones Reynolds. She and her husband ran Powers Grocery in the Life Community of Henderson County and she was a member of New Bethel Methodist Church. She was preceded by her husband Charles Reuben Powers; one brother Gordon Reynolds; one half brother Anderson Jones; and one sister Ruby Berdine Carruth. Survivors include her brother Calvin of Lexington; two sisters Pauline Young nd Emily Dodd.
Lexington Progress 19 Oct 2011

PAUL E. POWERS - Services for Paul E. Powers were Tuesday, April 12, at New Bethel Methodist Church with the Rev. Brian Griffith officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery with Pafford Funeral Home in charge. Mr. Powers, who was 67, died Saturday, April 9, at Jackson General Hospital. He was a real estate owner/broker and a Methodist. He leaves his wife, Mrs. Bonnie Wadley Powers of Lexington; two daughters, Mrs. Beverly Manley of Jackson and Mrs. Pamela Duke of Lexington; two brothers, Charles R. Powers and Ray Powers, both of Lexington; two sons-in-law, Jack Manley of Jackson and Rickie Duke of Lexington; three granddaughters, Barbara “Barbie” Manley, Karla Powers Manley, both of Jackson and Paula Kristina Duke of Lexington; a grandson, Rickie Paul Duke of Lexington. He was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Kristie Duke.
The Lexington Progress, 4-13-1994- transcribed by, Becky Keen

RAY MELTON POWERS - Services for Ray Melton Powers were Saturday, May 29 at Pafford Funeral Home with burial in Caraway Cemetery. Mr. Powers, who was 77, died Thursday, May 27, at the Skilled Nursing Center in Jackson. He was a retired employee of Frank's Hardware and Appliances. He leaves his wife, Mrs. June Little Powers of Lexington; a daughter, Linda Kay Goff of Sardis; two sons, Landal Ray Powers of Knoxville and Tony Glen Powers of Atlanta, Ga.; a brother, Charles Rubin Powers of Lexington, seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

RAYMELL (SINGLETON) POWERS , Funeral services for Mrs. Raymell Singleton Powers, age 85, are scheduled for 1 PM, Friday, August 16, 2013 in the chapel of Pafford Funeral Home with Bro. Don Jones officiating. Interment will follow in Center Hill Baptist Cemetery. Mrs. Powers passed away early Wednesday in Jackson. She was born November 17, 1927 in Henderson County to the late Robert and Maggie Singleton. She was a homemaker and enjoyed sewing, quilting, and life itself. She was preceded in death by her husband, Mr. Iley Powers, one son, Larry Powers, and two sisters, Velma Buck and Thelma Fullington. Survivors include her son, Barry (Annita) Powers, six grandchildren, Jeremy Powers, Jennifer Powers, Sonny Corey, Heather Frost, and Michael and Keith Arnold, and seven great grandchildren, Dylan and Daniel Powers, Zoey Corey, Olivia Frost, Daniel, Jamie, and Charlie Arnold.
Lexington Progress 21 Aug 2013

ALICE (BROOKS) PRESLEY , was born January 14, 1862 and died November 25, 1941 aged 78 years. She was married to Jasper N. Presley on February 10, 1892 and to this union were born three children; Mrs. R.N. (Lura) Armstrong of Crescent OK; Frank who has always made his home with his parents, and Tommie who died in infancy. She leaves her aged husband, and one grandson, James Huron Presley. She was a member of Prospect Church where Bro. J.P. Murphy conducted her funeral service with inerment following at the nearby cemetery.
(Lexington Progress 12 December 1941)

BERTHA JANE PRESLEY - Services for Bertha Jane Presley were Wednesday at the Sardis Methodist Church with Rev. Harrell Warren and Rev. Stanley Smith officiating. Burial was in Prospect Cemetery near Sardis. Mrs. Presley, 66, died early Tuesday at her home near Sardis after a heart attack. She was born in Hardin County and had made her home at Sardis since 1917. She was a Methodist. She leaves her husband, Uil; a son Robert; three daughters, Mrs. Alene McCollum of Jackson, Mrs. Linda Cromwell of Memphis and Mrs. Joyce McBride of Lexington; three sisters, Mrs. Alma Powers of Bethel Springs, Mrs. Ora Mae Nolen of Camden and Mrs. Helen Bible of Sebring FL; eight grandchildren and four great grandchildren.
Lexington Progress 10 Nov 1966

DAISY (SMITH) PRESLEY - Services for Mrs. Daisye Smith Presley were Monday at Sardis Methodist Church with the Rev. Harold Phillips’ and the Rev. Coy Johnson of­ficating. Burial was in Prospect Cemetery. Mrs. Presley, who was 60, died late Saturday night at her home near Sardis after a long illness. She was born and rear­ed in Hardin County and had lived near Sardis for the past 29 years. She had taught in Hardin and Henderson coun­ties until 1950 when retired. She was a Methodist and member of the Woodmen Circle. She leaves her husband, A. L. Presley of Sardis; a sister, Mrs. Irma S. Ticer of Cloverda1e, Ala. and a brother, Edward Smith of Saltillo.
Lexington Progress 01 November 1962

DANNY GLENN PRESLEY - Services for little Danny Glenn Presley, 11 year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Presley were conducted from Sardis High School by the Rev. Collus Story and the Rev. Woodward Bartholomew. The youth was killed instantly Wednesday afternoon when he was struck by lightening. He was following his father in a field when the tragedy occurred. Mr. Presley carried his son approximately 150 yards to bringhim out of the field. Pallbearers were Cleo McColleum, Ray Hassell, Earl Smith, Robert Presley and Charles Presley. The funeral was one of the largest ever held in Sardis. Schoolmates were honorary pallbearers and classmates also served as flower girls. In addition to his parents, he leaves a sister Gail; and his grandparents Mr. and Mrs. J.F. Medlin. (Lexington Progress 16 May 1952 Friday)

FLORENCE (DUCK) SCOTT PRESLEY - Services for Mrs. Florence Duck Presley were Wednesday at Cedar Grove Baptist Church with the Revs. Neal Hinson and Tommy Crocker officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery with Pafford Funeral Home in charge. Mrs. Presley, who was 87, died Tuesday morning at Decatur County Hospital. She was a Henderson County native, a retired clerk for Farmers State Bank and a Methodist. She leaves her husband, Uil Presley of Sardis; a son, Raymond E. Scott of Scotts Hill; four daughters, Mrs. Josephine Robbins of Regan, Mrs. Elizabeth Johnson of Nashville, Mrs. Nell Krischer of Arkadelphia, Ark., and Mrs. Maxine Wright of Birmingham, Ala.; nine grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren.
The Lexington Progress, 9-10-1986 – transcribed by, Becky Keen

ODER PRESLEY - Services for Mrs. Oder Morris Presley, 57, will be conducted this Friday afternoon from Prospect Methodist Church, Sardis, by the Rev. J.P. Murphy. Mrs. Presley, a life long Sardis resident, died Thursday afternoon at the home of her daughter Mrs. Leo Petty near Lexington. In addition to Mrs. Petty, she leaves a son, Haywood Presley, Jackson; a step-daughter Mrs. Bertie Smyth, and two stepsons, Leo and Lawton Presley, all of Sardis. Two sisters, Mrs. Addie Austin and Mrs. Mary Morris, and a brother Johnny Morris all of Sardis, also survive.
Lexington Progress 29 Feb 1952

MARY RUTH PULLEY - age 68, passed away on July 1, 2012 in Hardin Co. She is survived by one son, Larry Hayes Jr: two daughters, Lisa Woods and Theresa All; one brother, Willie Pulley; one sister Jane Woods; and severalgrandchildren. She was preceded by two brothers, Thomas and Buddy Pulley and one granddaughter Emma Jean Hayes. Services were July 7, at Bible Grove Cemetery.
Lexington Progress 11 Jul 2012

TERESA LYNN (SCATES) PULLEY - Services for Mrs. Teresa Scates Pulley were Friday at Pafford Funeral Home with the Rev. Wayne Rowan officiating. Burial was in Bible Grove Cemetery. Mrs. Pulley, who was 33, died Wednesday night at Lexington Methodist Hospital. She was a retired factory worker at Lexington Metal. She leaves her husband, Buddy Pulley of Lexington; a daughter, Jennifer Lynn Pulley of Lexington; her mother and stepfather, Jean and Henry Byrd of Cedar Grove; five brothers, Johnny Johnson, Ricky Johnson, both of Lexington, Anthony Byrd of Cedar Grove, Jimmy Byrd of Spring City and Glenn Byrd of Erwin, Tenn.; five sisters, Christine Byrd of Cedar Grove, Mrs. Barbara King of Munford, Mrs. Angela Loscudo of Cleveland, Mrs. Kathy Vega and Mrs. Debbie Fullington both of Lexington and a grandmother, Mrs. Ruby Scates.
The Lexington Progress, November 29, 1989

THOMAS EDWARD PULLEY - Services for Thomas Edward Pulley, 45, will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the Pafford Funeral Home chapel. Burial will be in Bible Grove Cemetery. Mr. Pulley, a retired auto mechanic, died Friday at E. C. M. Hospital in Florence, Ala. of heart failure. He is survived by his wife Amy Louise Unstead Pulley of Rogersville, Ala.; two daughters, Sandra Cameron of Town Creek, Ala., Machelle Butler of Leoma; three sons, Teddy Pulley and Jeffery Pulley, both of Lexington, Johnathon Pulley of Rogersville, Ala.; two brothers, and two sisters, Buddy Gene Pulley of Nashville, Willie Lane Pulley, Mary Ruth Pulley and Janie Wood, all of Lexington.
The Jackson Sun, July 11, 1999

CAROLYN PYGOTT - Funeral services for Ms. Carolyn Marie Delle Pygott, age 65, are scheduled for 11 AM, Friday, September 19, 2014 in the chapel of Pafford Funeral Home with Bro. Calvin Mercer officiating. Interment will follow in Lexington Cemetery. Ms. Pygott passed away Thursday, September 11 at her home in Lexington. She was born November 3, 1948 in Spokane, Washington to the late Joseph George and Kathleen Rose Smith Delle. She was a CNA and enjoyed plastic canvas, puzzles, and crocheting. She was preceded in death by one daughter, April Richardson. Survivors include her two sons, Eddie (Bobbi) Pygott and J. D. “Jerry” Sapp; one daughter, Karen Pygott; five brothers, Leon “Butch” King, Leo King, William Henry King, David Delle, and Gregory (Linda) Delle; two sisters, Diana (Max Ray) Lindsey and Pat King; twelve grandchildren, Anthony, Joseph, Brayden, Derrick, Cari, T. J., Donivan, Kelly, Carey, Brady, Jaina, and Casey; and three great grandchildren, Olivia, Marleigh, and Kailynn.
Lexington Progress 17 Sep 2014

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