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Obituaries

Bennett Michael Leonard

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Jan. 19 for Bennett Michael Leonard, newborn, at Incarnation Church by Reverend Jacek Kowal. Survivors include parents, Michael and Krista Leonard; and sister, Ryan Leonard.

Karen Battlelt Rose

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Jan. 19 for Karen Battlelt Rose, 59, at Incarnation Church by Reverend Jacek Kowal. Interment was at Incarnation Columbarium, Collierville, Tenn. Survivors include spouse, Christopher Richard Rose; daughter, Katie Rose Clayton; son, Jack Walter; brother, Clifford Barttlelt; and one grandchild.

Deirdre Nicole Keith

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Jan. 17 for Deirdre Nicole Keith, 48, at The Cathedral of Immaculate Conception by Reverend Monsignor Valentine Handwerker. Burial was at Calvary Cemetery. Survivors include sons, Louis C. Haynes, William M. Haynes and Joshua N. Keith; brother, Robert Ebb Keith; nephew, Robert Eugene Keith II; Phillip Thomas Keith and one grandchild.

Michael Quinn

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Jan. 11 for Michael Quinn, 45, at Holy Rosary Church by Reverend James J. Martell with concelebrants Reverend Russell Harbaugh, Reverend William Burke and assisted by Reverend Mr. Richmond Quinton. Burial was at Memorial Park Cemetery. Survivors include parents, Rick and Linda Quinn; sisters, Maria Essig and Dr. Jennifer Lanctot.

Marcosa S. Tipay

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Jan. 8 for Marcosa S. Tipay, 97, at St. Francis of Assisi Church by Reverend Robert Ballman, assisted by Reverend Mister Joseph Kuzio. Burial was at West Tennessee Veterans Cemetery. Survivors include daughter, Regina Tipay Magpuri; four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Gloria Crosby Giannini

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Jan. 5 for Gloria Crosby Giannini, at St. Paul Church by Reverend Monsignor John McArthur, concelebrants, Reverend Stephen K. Kenny and Reverend Gary Lamb. Burial was at Forest Hill Cemetery, Midtown. Survivors include daughters, Joyce Carimi, Ann Muffoletto and Jane Mayer; son, Peter Giannini; 11 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

Andrea Worley

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Jan. 4 for Andrea Worley, 53, at Our Lady of Sorrows Church by Reverend Bryan Timby. Burial was at Northridge Woodhaven Cemetery. Survivors include sisters, Michele Icles and Laura Allen; and brother, Michael J. Sterenchak.

Shirley A. Mayo

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Jan. 3 for Shirley A. Mayo, 85, at Our Lady of Sorrows Church by Reverend Bryan Timby. Burial was at Northridge Woodhaven Cemetry. Survivors include daughter, Kathy Fowler; sons, Gary Mayo and Patrick Mayo; sisters, Marilyn Story and Irene Konsella; eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Rita A. Zerbe

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Jan. 2 for Rita A. Zerbe, 88, at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church by Reverend Mathew Panackachira. Burial was in Arlington National Cemetery.

Mildred Gaia Brignole

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Jan. 2 for Mildred Gaia Brignole, 98, at Church of the Holy Spirit by Reverend Mister Bill Burke. Burial was at Memorial Park Cemetery. Survivors include daughters, Denise Lenahan, Celia Swan and Lauren Brignole; sons, Harold Brignole, Don Brignole, Guy Brignole and Chris Brignole; sister, Vivian Pope; 15 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.

Madeline Jaffray Hield

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Dec. 29 for Madeline Jaffray Hield, 92, at Church of the Holy Spirit by Reverend Mathew Panackachira. Burial will be in Lake Ozark, Mo. Survivors include sister, Sally Brown; brother, Benjamin Jaffray; one grandchild and one great-grandchild.

David Gerard Nelson

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Dec. 29 for David Gerard Nelson at St. Paul the Apostle Church by Reverend Stephen K. Kenny. Burial was at Calvary Cemetery. Survivors include spouse, Catherine Riley; daughters, Katie Ann Gorman and Lisa Riley; sister, Mary Ann Boswell; and two grandchildren.

Frances Mary Scola

A Mass of Christian burial was celebrated Dec. 28 for Frances Mary Scola, 78, at St. Michael Church by Reverend Monsignor Victor P. Ciaramitaro. Interment was at Calvary Mausoleum. Survivors include sister, Rose Marie Scola; brother, Joseph Scola; and one niece.

Juliet Rossi

A graveside service was conducted Dec. 28 for Juliet Rossi, 100, at Memphis Memory Gardens Cemetery by Reverend Russell D. Harbaugh. Survivors include daughters, Rita Trent and Sandra Ryan; and sons, Samuel Rossi and John Rossi.

Marian Theresa Lyons

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Dec. 28 for Marian Theresa Lyons, 58, at St. Paul the Apostle Church by Reverend Stephen K. Kenny; concelebrants, Reverend Johnnie B. Smith, Reverend James Martell, Reverend Ben Bradshaw, Reverend Frank Burshnick assisted by Rev. Mr. David Dierkes and Rev. Mr. Jim McBride. Burial was at Twin Oaks Memorial Gardens. Survivors include spouse, Patrick J. Lyons; daughter, Katherine M. Lyons; sons, Robert J. Lyons and John P. Lyons; sisters, Joanne Declue and Patricia Johnson; brother, Steven Recker; and five grandchildren.

Bridgie Riley

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Dec. 20 for Bridgie Riley, 80, at St. Paul the Apostle Church by Reverend Stephen K. Kenny; concelebrants, Reverend Ben Bradshaw, Reverend James Martell, Reverend James Pugh and Reverend Cosmas Mabu. Burial was at Calvary Cemetery. Survivors include spouse, Billy Riley; daughter, Mary Theresa Riley; sons, Billy Riley Jr. and Johnny Jude Riley; eight grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

Mary Frances Rivera Webb

A funeral home service was conducted Dec. 20 for Mary Frances Rivera Webb at West Tennessee Veterans Cemetery by Reverend Jose Cruz Zapata Torres. Burial was at West Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery. Survivors include daughter, Patricia Palmer; sons, Jake R. Mohundro and Mike Mohundro; 10 grandchildren; more than 21 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

Molly E. Davis

A funeral home service was held at the Memorial Park Fireside Chapel for Molly E. Davis, 92, by Reverend J. Keith Stewart. Burial was at Memorial Park Cemetery. Survivors include sons, Jerry Davis and Ricky Davis; two grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Philip U. Pierini Jr.

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Dec. 18 for Philip U. Pierini Jr., 88, at St. Paul Church by Reverend Johnnie B. Smith. Burial was at Calvary Cemetery. Survivors include spouse, Athala Pierini; daughter, Phylis Pierini Ellis; sisters, Susie Hagey, Patsy Stanfill and Camille Moretta; two grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Harold Edward Owen

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Dec. 16 for Harold Edward Owen, III, 18, at Church of the Incarnation by Reverend Ernie DeBlasio. Survivors include parents, Harold E. Jr. and Virginia S. Owen; brother, Benjamin Owen; grandparents, Kenneth and Aloma Fox Savastano; and step-grandmother, Ernestine Owen.

Celeste Renae Taylor Meredith

A funeral home service was conducted Dec. 15 for Celeste Renae Taylor Meredith, 62, at Memphis Funeral Home by Reverend Richard Cortese. Burial was at Memorial Park. Survivors include spouse, Jon M. Meredith; son, Marc A. Meredith; sisters, Amy Nolan and Myra Southern Wright (step-sister); step-brother, Joel B. Southern; mother, Arlene Southern; father, Jerry Taylor.

Jody Lee Hurt Patterson

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Dec. 9 for Jody Lee Hurt Patterson, 52, at Holy Rosary Church by Reverend Richard Cortese with concelebrants Reverend James Martell and Reverend Jeo Poulose, assisted by Rev. Mr. James McBride. Interment was at Memorial Park Mausoleum.

Charles Harold Ford

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Dec. 6 for Charles Harold Ford, 93, at St. Louis Church by Reverend Monsignor John B. McArthur with concelebrant Reverend Ruben Rivera. Burial was at Memorial Park Cemetery. Survivors include daughters, Vicki Brown and Becki McGehee; four grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

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