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Obituaries for April 4, 2012

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Martha Coburn Williams, age 77, passed away at her home, April 2, 2012 in Brownsville.

Funeral Services will be conducted Thursday, April 5, 2012 at 10 AM in the Lea & Simmons Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Brownsville Memorial Gardens. Visitation for the Williams family will be Wednesday, April 4, 2012, 5 to 8 PM in the Lea & Simmons Funeral Home.

Mrs. Williams was preceded in death by her husband: Cecil "Sugar Boy" Williams, her parents: John Lee and Ruby King Coburn and a brother: Robert Coburn.

She is survived by her two sons: Sammie Williams (Ninette) Dyersburg, TN, Travis Williams (Vicki) Brownsville, TN; three grandchildren: Krystle Williams, Chad Williams, Cody Williams; and two great grandchildren: Gracie Williams and Madison Williams. Memorials may be made to Westside Church of Christ 3235, Hwy 54 West, Brownsville, TN 38012 or The American Cancer Society, Att: Sharolett Allen, C/O In South Bank, P.O. Box 879, Brownsville, TN 38012.


Ezra H. Cates, 86, of Halls, died Monday, April 2, 2012.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Halls Funeral Home.


Lelia Qualls, 94, of Ripley, died Thursday, March 29, 2012 at Methodist University Hospital in Memphis.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Elam Baptist Church in Ripley. Thompson's Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.