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OBITUARIES

DAVID MAURICE BRUNO

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on November 21, 2018 for David Maurice Bruno, Sr., 66, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. The Mass was celebrated by Rev. Simon Thoi Hoang, SVD. Burial was at Calvary Cemetery. Survivors include children Dina Cashon, David Bruno, Jr., Ashley Bruno, five grandchildren, one great-grandchild and fiancee Sharon Carter

ABIGAIL BARRERA ARIZA

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on February 23, 2019 for Abigail Barrera Ariza, 18, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. The Mass was celebrated by Rev. Simon Thoi Hoang, SVD. Burial was at Memorial Park Southwoods. Survivors include spouse Hernan Mera Ortega, daughter Layla Aranza Mera, parents Amadeo Barrera and Corina Ariza and brother Lorenzo, Armando.

CATHERINE J. LARSON

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on March 14, 2019 for Catherine J. Larson, 77, at Church of the Nativity. The Mass was celebrated by Rev. Robert Szczechura. Burial was at West Tennessee Veterans Cemetery. Survivors include spouse Robert J. ‘Bob’ Larson, children James Larson and Steven Larson, two grandchildren and daughter-in-law Jennifer Larson.

MODEANE NICHOLS THOMPSON

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated for Modeane Nichols Thompson, 89, at St. Therese Catholic Church. The Mass was celebrated by Rev. Patrick Gallagher. Burial was at Memphis National Cemetery.

HELEN MARIE GREVE

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on March 12, 2019 for Helen Marie Greve, 102, at Catholic Church of the Incarnation. The Mass was celebrated by Rev. Jacek Kowal. Burial was at Memorial Park Cemetery. Survivors include children Elizabeth Stokke and Lawrence Greve.

VIVIAN CHAMBERS

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on March 4, 2019 for Vivian Chambers, 87, at St. Louis Catholic Church. The Mass was celebrated by Rev. Msgr. John B. McArthur. Burial was at Memorial Park Cemetery. Survivors include children John, Ron, Paul Mark, two grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and in-law, Karen Mahi.

DOLORES A. MURRELL RIDDICK

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on January 30, 2019 for Dolores A. Murrell Riddick, 91, at Church of the Holy Spirit in Germantown. The Mass was celebrated by Msgr Edwin Creary. Burial was at Forest Hill Midtown Cemetery. Survivors include children Michael Murrell, Patrick Murrell, Timothy Murrell, five grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren and siblings Alice Denley, Cleatte Sandmeyer and Paul Huddleston.

JOSEPH A. CARLSON

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on January 30, 2019 for Joseph A. Carlson, 71, at Church of the Holy Spirit in Germantown. The Mass was celebrated by Fr. Mathew Panachachira. Burial was at Memorial Park Cemetery. Survivors include spouse, Marie Florio Carlson, children Janna Hacker, Erik Carlson and five grandchildren.

CLIFFORD WILLIAM HILL JR.

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on March 4, 2019 for Clifford William Hill Jr., 69, at St. Michael Catholic Church. The Mass was celebrated by Rev. Msgr. Victor P. Ciaramitaro. Burial was at Memorial Park Cemetery. Survivors include siblings Berenice Hill Van Vliet, Helen Hil Couch and John Hill, as well as Beatrice Morand Hill.

HELEN GOATLEY POWERS

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on January 25 for Helen Goatley Powers, 93, at Church of the Holy Spirit in Germantown. The Mass was celebrated by Msgr. Al Kirk and con-celebrated with Fr. Thomas Clark. Burial was at West Tennessee Veterans Cemetery.  Survivors include nieces, Jane Hayden and Kate Marconi.

PATRICK NOEL DUBOIS

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on January 25 for Patrick Noel Dubois, 48, at Church of the Holy Spirit in Germantown. The Mass was celebrated by Fr. Mathew Panackachira. Con-celebrants were Msgr. Al Kirk, Fr. John Hourican, Fr. Ajesh Joseph, Fr. Carlos Donato, Fr. Ruben Rivera, Fr. Richard Coy. Burial was at Memorial Park Cemetery.  Survivors include parents, Don and Lucy Dubois and siblings Susan Turner, Mary Kay Monson, Ellen Sater, and Chris Dubois.

JAMIE SUE HALL

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on March 5 for Jamie Sue Hall, 84, at Holy Rosary Catholic Church by Rev. Richard Cortese. Burial was at Memphis Memorial Gardens. Survivors include daughters, Susan Hall Tilton, Virginia Hall Smither; son, Donald E. Hall, Jr.; 4 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.

DONNA JEAN THORSON

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on March 2 for Donna Jean Thorson, 60, at Catholic Church of the Nativity by Rev. David Knight. Survivors include sons, Brian, Treavor and Samuel; siblings, Henry, Troy, Robin, Mark, Lisa and Lynette; mother, Ruby; stepfather, Walter; 2 grandchildren.

NANCY RICHARDS DONOHUE

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on February 28 for Nancy Richards Donohue, 62, at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church by Rev. Johnnie Smith. Burial was at Memorial Park Cemetery. Survivors include spouse, Bob Donohue; daughter, Lisa Fields; son, Rob Donohue; siblings, Debbie Heisey, Carol Bonnette, Greg Richards and John Richards; father, Dale Richards; mother, Jackie Cole; 3 grandchildren.

ROSA MARIE OLMO

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on February 27 for Rosa Marie Olmo, 89, at the Catholic Church of the Resurrection by Rev. James Martell. Burial was at Calvary Cemetery. Survivors include brother, Charlie Joseph Olmo, Sr.; cousin Guiseppe Ferrias and 4 generations of nephews and nieces.

WILLIAM KYLE FRASURE

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on February 26 for William Kyle Frasure, 19, at St. Louis Catholic Church by Rev. Dexter Noblefranca with concelebrants, Rev. Jolly Sebastian and Rev. Ruben Villalon-Rivera.  Burial was at Memorial Park Cemetery in Memphis. Survivors include parents, Aaron and Kelly Frasure; brothers, Jacob and Cole Frasure; grandparents, Rebecca Hardwick, Bill & Debbie Frasure, Gary & Linda Dunlap. Many cousins and aunts.

ROMANA MIRELES

A funeral home service was held on February 23 for Romana Mireles, 86, at Serenity Funeral Home Service by Rev. Richard Cortese. Burial was at Pleasant Rest Memorial Gardens. Survivors include spouse, Ernesto Lira; daughters Gumara Fernandez, Concha Lira, Micaela Lira, Rosa Galan, Soledad Lira; sons, Cesario Lira and Hilario Lira.

DONALD STEWART

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on February 20 for Donald Stewart,86, at St. Brigid Catholic Church by Rev. Michael Stewart with concelebrants, Rev. J. K Stewart and Rev. Msgr. Victor Ciarmitaro. Burial was at Memorial Park Cemetery in Memphis. Survivors include daughter, Cynthia Stewart; brother, Rev. Michael Stewart, Archie Stewart and sister, Marie Rivalto.

OBEDULIA HENDERSON

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated for Obedulia Henderson, 89, on February 5, 2019 at Memphis Funeral Home by Rev. Bill Parham. Burial was at Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Survivors include spouse, Donald Henderson, Sr.; sons, Donald Henderson Jr., Tony Henderson and John Henderson; daughters, Linda Leonard, Donna Kovich, Jean Hernderson; siblings, Annie, Fidela, Jose, Benny, Frankie, Manuel and Ramon.  Mrs. Henderson is also survived by 9 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. 

ADALBERTO GARCIA

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated for Adalberto Garcia, 86, on January 21, 2019 at Family Funeral Care by Rev. Ernie DeBlasio. Burial was at West Tennessee Veterans Cemetery. Survivors include spouse, Mary Garcia; sons, David and Christopher; daughter, Linda; and sister-in-law Elodia Garcia.

KATHRYN T. NASH

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated for Kathryn T. Nash, 71,  at Bartlett Funeral Home by Rev. Ernie DeBlasio.  Survivors include daughter, Jennifer Nash; son, Thomas Nash; sister, Patricia Smith and one grandchild.

GARY WAYNE TULLIS

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on January 19 for Gary Wayne Tulles ,65, at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Germantown, Tennessee by Rev. Mathew Panackachira, MCBS with concelebrants, Rev. Msgr. J. Edwin Creary; Rev. Gary E. Lamb; assisted by Rev. Mr. Stephen Mangin. A private burial was held following the Mass. Survivors include spouse, Rose Mary S. Tulles; children, Alison T. Pinedo, Bryan Tullis, Jonathon Tullis; mother, Dorothy B. Tulles; siblings, Steve and Roger Tulles; and 7 grandchildren.

STACIA HAWKINS WEIR

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on January 28 for Stacia Hawkins Weir, 45, at St. Louis Catholic Church in Memphis, Tennessee by Rev. Benjamin Bradshaw with concelebrants, Rev. Msgr. J. Edwin Creary; Rev. Gary E. Lamb; assisted by Rev. Mr. Stephen Mangin. Burial was at Forest Hill Cemetery East. Survivors include father, William Larry Hawkins; siblings Steven Hawkins and Sherry Hawkins; nephew, Keller Grey Hawkins and many uncles, aunts and cousins.

ROSE SCIARA VANELLI

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on January 31 for Rose Sciara Vanelli ,87.  Burial was held at Southwoods Cemetery. Survivors include spouse, Raoul Vanelli; children, Chris, Daniel, Phil, Charles, Thomas and Mary Margaret; and sister, Mary Anne Jarred.  Rose is also survived by 10 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.

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