Munford Chapel Ebituaries

Annie Ruth Hewlett

Munford - ANNIE RUTH HEWLETT, 70, homemaker, died October 24, 2014 at Baptist Tipton Hospital. The family will receive friends at a catered reception from 5-8 p.m. Sunday, October 26 and service will be 11 a.m. Monday, October 27, all at Munford Chapel. Interment will be in Indian Creek Cemetery, Brighton. She is survived by her husband of 52 years, Frank Hewlett, Sr.; daughter, Tracey Krueger (Dever); son, Frankie Hewlett (Bonnie); four sisters, Dorothy Smith, Beth Jaimez, Carolyn Hewlett, Laverne Johnson; four brothers, J.W., Jerry, Ricky, and Johnny Wilson. She was preceded in death by her parents Emmitt W. and Effie Wilson. She is also survived by seven grandchildren, Corey, Dustin, Josh and Zackery Hewlett, and Hayden Hupf, Taylor Damron and Hannah Hupf; and two great-grandchildren. Memorials may be made to Munford Baptist Church. Munford Funeral Home Munford Chapel (901)837-0123 brentwoodfuneralservices.com

Charles L. Walker

Atoka - CHARLES L. WALKER, 82, became absent from the body and present with the Lord on October 23, 2014 at his home. A faithful member, former deacon, and Ruling Elder Emeritus of Atoka Presbyterian Church, he always said he attended services there before he was born. A life-long resident of Atoka, Charles graduated from Munford High School and attended UT-Martin briefly before serving in the U.S. Army Medical Corps during the Korean War. Upon his discharge, he returned to Atoka where he farmed and for a while was involved in the cotton gin and fertilizer businesses. In 1960, he was elected a County Commissioner and served in that capacity for 50 years, retiring as the second-longest active commissioner in the state. Along with four other men, he signed the charter to establish Tipton Academy in 1965, and served several terms on the Board of Directors. After serving two terms as a town alderman, Charles was elected Mayor of Atoka in 1969, an office he held for over 41 years. Beginning in 1975, he was instrumental in forming Munford Development Company, Tipton County Land Company, Charles L. Walker Enterprises, and several other businesses. In the ensuing years, he developed numerous subdivisions and commercial properties in South Tipton County. Charles was chosen as “Outstanding Person of the Year” by the South Tipton County Chamber of Commerce in August of 1998, and was the selected honoree at Atoka’s “Day in the Park” celebration the following October. On July 25, 2009, he was featured in the “Celebration of 40 Years of Progress in Atoka.” He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Venita Bell Walker of Atoka; one son, Charles L. “Chuck” Walker, Jr. of Cordova; seven daughters: Rene’ (Allen) Smithers of Hattiesburg, MS, Cheryl (Randall) Thomas of Concord, NC, Daphne (Chris) Stroud of Atoka, Wynne (Keith) O’Kelley of Troy, TN, Lauren (Wayne) Bouler of Atoka, Melanie (Rob) Farmer of Cruger, MS, and Dana (Stephen) Gullett of Olive Branch, MS. He also leaves 18 grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, his sister, Peggy (Manard) Cole of Drummonds and his sister-in-law, Gladys Walker of Atoka. He was pre-deceased by his parents, C.J. and Lottie Billings Walker and his brother, Douglas L. Walker. Visitation will be held at Munford Funeral Home, Munford Chapel, October 25 from 4-7 p.m. and a Service of Thanksgiving will be at Salem Presbyterian Church at 2:30 p.m. on October 26 with visitation an hour prior to the service. Interment will be in Salem Cemetery. Anyone desiring to send a memorial may direct it to Atoka Presbyterian Church, the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research, the American Cancer Society, or a preferred charity.

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Teresa F. Lewis

Teresa F. Lewis, 64, of Munford, TN passed away October 22, 2014. The family will receive friends at a catered reception on Saturday (Oct 25) from 10am until the service at 11:00am at the Munford Chapel. Interment to follow at Helen Crigger Cemetery. She is survived by her husband, Bill Lewis; daughter, Sherri Lippin of Munford, TN; son, Matthew Harris of Austin, TX; sisters, Donna Jones and Debbie Forbes both of Ft. Worth, TX; brothers, Doug Lacy and Travis Lacy both of Horn Lake, MS; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
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Bobby L. Manuel

Bobby L. Manuel, 61, passed away October 15, 2014.  He leaves his wife of 4 years, Shirley Manuel; daughters, Heather Miller, Alice Moody; sons, Kelly Manuel, Kendell Manuel, Bobby L. Manuel, Jr.; sisters, Tressie Gray, Beatrice Mears;  brother, Billy Manuel, eleven grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.  He was predeceased by one son, Christopher Manuel, sister, Lottie, and two brothers, Bud and James.  The family requests memorials be sent to St. Jude Children's Hospital.  The family will receive friends at a catered reception from 5pm until 8pm on Friday, October 17th, service will be Saturday at 2pm at the Munford Funeral Home-Munford Chapel. Interment will be in Quito Memorial Cemetery in Millington.

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Shannon Dale Slough

Brighton - SHANNON DALE SLOUGH, 40, painter, died October 8, 2014. The family will receive friends at a catered reception from 5-7 p.m., Tuesday, October 14, with service following at 7 p.m. at Munford Chapel. Mr. Slough leaves his wife, Ashley Slough; four daughters, Shelby Slough, Kelsea Slough, Chelsea Slough, and Dakotta Honaker; two sons, Shawn Slough and Brandon Slough; father and stepmother, Charles and Peggy Slough; mother and stepfather, Nancy and Steven Rodgers; grandmother, Virginia Maxey; two sisters, Stephanie Rodgers and Cari Slough, and one brother, Jacob Slough.

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