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Obituaries for April 17, 2008

Thursday, April 17, 2008

Walter Mann, 67, of Ripley, died Tuesday, April 15, 2008 at Lauderdale Community Living Center in Ripley.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Mark Missionary Baptist Church in Henning with the Rev. William Jarrett officiating. Burial will be in Canfield Cemetery in Ripley. Thompson's Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.

Survivors include five brothers, Hiram Mann Jr., G.W. Mann, John L. Mann, all of Henning, Calvin Mann of South Bend, Ind., and Julius Mann of Pontiac, Mich.


Henrietta "Nanie" Taylor, 75, of Ridgely, died Tuesday, April 1, 2008 at her residence.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Emmanuel Church of God in Christ in Tiptonville with Elder Leon White officiating. Burial will be held in Citizens Cemetery in Tiptonville. Cosmopolitan Funeral Services is in charge of arrangements.

The family will receive visitors from noon-2 p.m. Saturday at the church.

Survivors include three daughters, Ida Mays and husband, Frankie, and Dawana Taylor, all of Ridgely, and Brenda Young and husband, Charmonte, of Tiptonville;

five sons, Rossie Taylor and wife, Lisa, of Clarksville, Calvin Taylor and wife, Evanuline, of North Little Rock, Ark., Joe Taylor and wife, Pam, of Dyersburg, Raymond Taylor of Ridgely, and LeRoy Taylor of Nashville; a sister, Ethyl Foulks of Mount Vernon, Ill; and a brother, Willie Foulks of South Bend, Ind.

Pallbearers will be Shauntel Taylor, Marcus Taylor, Stephen Wilson, James McCurrie, Calvin Taylor, Gregory Taylor, Andrew Swift, Bobby Ware and Mauricia Smith.