May 22 Obituaries

May 21, 2019
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Dylan Lee Davis, a resident of Hickman, died May 16, at Baptist Health Paducah. He was 19.

Funeral services were conducted at 11 a.m. May 20 at First Pentecostal Church in Union City, Tenn., with Bro. Billy Uzzle officiating.Burial followed in Hickman City Cemetery Pallbearers were Dale Jackson, David Riffe, Charlie Riffe, Jordan Davis, Eric Williams and Charles “Bubba” Roberts. Edmaiston Mosley Funeral Home, of Union City, was in charge of arrangements.

He is survived by his parents, Jimmy Lee and Loretta Ann (Spencer) Davis; grandfather, Charles Spencer, of Union City; his grandmother, Rudene Willis, of Muscle Shoals, Ala.; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Blake Lee Davis; his grandparents, Sam and Docisey Davis; his step-grandmother, Susan Spencer; and his step-grandfather, Robert W

Born March 20, 2000, in Union City, he was a 2018 graduate of Fulton County High School.


Bettye Sue Williamson, a resident of Fulton, died May 15 at the Union City Nursing & Rehab Center in Union City, Tenn. She was 94.
Funeral service were held May 20 at Hornbeak Funeral Chapel, in Fulton. Burial followed in the Obion County Memorial Gardens. Visitation was held May 19 from 5-8 p.m. Hornbeak Funeral Chapel was in charge of arrangements.

She is survived by two sons, Joe Mac (Sherry) Williamson and Eddie (Marilyn) Williamson, all of Fulton; four grandchildren, Angelia Smith, of Fulton, Joe Mac Williamson, Jr. of Dresden, Tenn., John A. Williamson, of Lewisburg, and Jeff E. Williamson, of Olmstead; 10 great-grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; and a brother, Charles Green, of Belleville, Ill.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 73 years, Walter Harold Williamson; her parents Alonzo Walker Green and Annie Stallins Green; four brothers; and four sisters.

Born May 28, 1924 in Obion County, she was a member of the Liberty Baptist Church and was a homemaker. She had lived in this area all of her life.

Memorials may be made to St Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St Jude PL, Memphis, Tenn. 38105-9959 or the Gideons International, P.O. Box 1325, Fulton,Ky. 42041.

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Damon Marie (Glover) Hodge, a resident of Hickman, died May 18 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Union City, Tenn. She was 80.

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. May 25, 2019, at Union City First Church of God, where she was a member, with Bro. Ron Gray, Bro. Richard Triplett and Bro. David Colp officiating. Burial followed in Hickman City Cemetery.

Visitation was held from 10 a.m. until the hour of services. Edmaiston Mosley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Pallbearers will be Clint Pentecost, Nick Snisky, Tim Southards, Jance Snisky, David Colp and Andrew Jones.

Honorary pallbearers will be James Elmer Glover, Ronnie Workman, Dr. Johnny Duckworth, Steve Jones, Don Graeter, Jim Jackson and Keith Slayden.

She is survived by four daughters, Lesa Workman, of Mayfield, Sherri Tucker(Nathaniel Ogden), of Union City, Julie Jackson (Dale), of Hickman, and Heather Graeter(Drew), of Louisville; one sister, Claudia Triplett (Richard), of Dayton, Ohio; nine grandchildren, Rachel Maxwell and Justin Warmath (Callie), both of Paducah, April Turner, of Symsonia, Summer Wood(Eric), of Camden, N.C., Leslie Beth Jackson, Will Jackson, and Luke Jackson, all of Hickman, and Abrie Graeter and Drake Graeter, both of Louisville; and six great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Gaither B. Glover, and Marie(Wheeler)Glover; her husband, William R. Hodge, who she married on Dec. 24, 1976; and two sisters, Carolyn Sue Glover and Shirley Ann Jones.

Born April 3, 1939 in Baton Rouge, La., she was a member of The First Church of God in Hickman. She served this congregation faithfully as the church pianist for over 40 years. She was a founding member of the Board of Trustees, and served as president of the WCG-Women of the Church of God. She served as Sunday School teacher, church secretary, and youth group organizer. She also ran the music program. She served her church proudly with steadfast dedication and faithfulness.

Among the many volunteer duties within the church, she was also an active member of the community. She volunteered at numerous school functions, reading to school children through the seven minute program, countless raffles, fundraisers, and endless bake sales.

She had a love for baking and was known for her delicious cakes, and caramel icing. If you were from Hickman, or the surrounding area, you knew of Damon’s Cakes. She loved sharing recipes and cooking with her daughters and grandchildren. Family and service to her church was at the very heart of who she was.

Donations may be made to the First Church of God, Union City, Tenn.