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Death of a Scrapper, Robert "Bob" Young, class of 52, wife died.
Posted by TerryWilliamson51 at 16:04, on Friday, May 17, 2013
Jill Young,wife of Robert "Bob" Young, class of 52, died May 16th, 2013. Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Saturday May 18 at Brantley Funeral Home at 6875 Cockrum Road in Olive Branch Mississippi. Funeral Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Sunday May 19th at Maples United Methodist Church at 8745 Old Goodman Road in Olive Branch Mississippi.---(662) 895-2279
Death of a class of '52 Scrapper, Margie "Columbus" Sullivan
Posted by TerryWilliamson51 at 11:48, on Saturday, May 11, 2013
MARJORIE C. SULLIVAN
Southaven, MS - Marjorie C. Sullivan, 78, South Side class of 1952, passed away on Friday, May 10, 2013 at Baptist Memorial Hospital, DeSoto. Mrs. Sullivan is preceded in death by her husband, Eddie J. Sullivan and son Michael Sullivan. She leaves two sons, Tim and Danny Sullivan, her brother, Joseph Columbus of Memphis, sister, Emma Jean Law of Florida, and god-daughter, Kerry Griggs. Margie attended South Side High School in Memphis. In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials be sent to: Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, 901-861-6550.Visitation will start at 12:30 followed by the service at 2 p.m. Monday, May 13 at: Forest Hill South 901-346-3250
Published in The Commercial Appeal from May 12 to May 16, 2013
Frank Stegbaure Obituary
Posted by KathalineHarbison47 at 10:30, on Tuesday, May 7, 2013
FRANK TAMBLE STEGBAUER, 88, died Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at Avow Hospice in Naples, Florida. Mr. Stegbauer was born in Memphis, Tennessee on September 19, 1924 to Mary Elizabeth Tamble Stegbauer and David Rose Stegbauer. Mr. Stegbauer graduated from South Side High School and Memphis Law School, now known as the University of Memphis School of Law. He was a decorated World War II Army Air Corps veteran. Following the war, he returned home to Memphis and was active locally and nationally in the maritime industry and industry associations. Mr. Stegbauer served on the Board of Directors and was a past Chairman of the Memphis Port Commission, a member and past President of the Memphis Propeller Club, and an active member and past Chairman of the Board of the American Waterways Operators. He was the first chairman of the Congressionally Chartered Coast Guard Towing Safety Advisory Committee. Mr. Stegbauer worked at Warner and Tamble, a family maritime business, from 1946 until becoming co-owner of Southern Towing Company, from 1960 until 1986 when he became the majority owner. He retired from Southern Towing Company in 2008 and became a resident of Naples, Florida. Mr. Stegbauer was a member of Grace St. Luke’s and Church of the Holy Communion Episcopal Church in Memphis. He is survived by his wife, Jo Anne Stegbauer of Naples, Florida; two sons, William D. Stegbauer, Sr. of Memphis and John Frank Stegbauer of Gulfport, Mississippi; two daughters, Elizabeth Stegbauer Collins of Woodbury, Minnesota and Laura S. Moore of Shreveport, Louisiana; eight grandchildren, Michael Rawls Moore, Jr., Dr. Frank Newland Moore, Laura Elizabeth Moore, P. Dennis Collins, Jr., Elizabeth Tamble Collins, William David Stegbauer, Jr., Scott Tamble Stegbauer, Jennifer Stegbauer Betts; and one great-grandchild, Ana Alexandra Dickey. Visitation and reception will be held Saturday, May 4 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Memphis Funeral Home, with a private graveside service for family at Forest Hill Cemetery Midtown. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations be made to Avow Hospice, Office of Development, 1095 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples, Florida 34105 or the charity of your choice. Online condolences may be expressed at www.memphisfuneralhome.net Memphis Funeral Home And Memorial Gardens 5599 Poplar Avenue (901)725-0100
Published in The Commercial Appeal from May 3 to May 9, 2013
Nice crowd at our Scrapper Dinner at the Piccadilly.
Posted by TerryWilliamson51 at 16:19, on Wednesday, April 24, 2013
On Tuesday, April 23rd, South Side Scrappers met for our SCRAPPER DINNER AT THE PICCADILLY. We had 125 South Side Scrappers, their spouses and guests present. Some of those people came a long way to get together with Old Friends and some we have not seen for a long time. Why don't you go now and mark on your calendar the dates of the next dinner. We meet on the fourth Tuesday in January, April, July, and October (every 3 months). See you then.
Death of a class of 1948 Scrapper, Betty Jo McNeill Rowan
Posted by TerryWilliamson51 at 15:36, on Sunday, April 21, 2013
Betty Jo McNeill Rowan, class of 1948, of Germantown, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, April 18 after a three year illness. She was lovingly cared for by her daughter, Ava Portis (Tom) of Germantown with the support of her other children, Lynn Ferrier of Collierville, Robert Rowan (Susan) of Germantown and John Rowan (Peggy) of Cordova. Born in Memphis, October 2, 1929, Betty attended South Side High School where she made friendships she continued throughout her whole life. She attended St. Matthews Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert James Rowan Sr. her Mother and Father and a Brother, Phillip McNeil who was a 1950 South Side Scrapper. Along with her four children, and spouses, Betty leaves behind her sister, Marylin McNeil Acuff (Mac), 10 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. The memorial service will be held at Forrest Hill Funeral Home East, 2440 Whitten Road at 2 p.m. with visitation at 1 p.m. Family and friends are welcome at her daughter's (Ava Portis) home for a gathering after the service for a celebration of her life. The family requests that any memorials be made to St. Maqtthews Methodist Church.
Forrest Hill East Funeral Home---(901) 382-1000
DEATH OF CLASSMATE 1952
Posted by CharmaTateColton52 at 11:31, on Thursday, April 18, 2013
Olive Branch - SHIRLEY ALEXANDER CHALK, 77, homemaker, was born July 21, 1935 in Leslie, AR and passed away April 16, 2013 at DeSoto Healthcare Center in Southaven, MS. Mrs. Chalk was Baptist and was a member of the Eastern Star and the Camplighters singing group. She is survived by two daughters, Jeannie Chalk Batia and her husband, Earl of Vancleave, MS and Vickie Chalk Meador and her husband, Greg of Olive Branch; five grandchildren, Tracy, Christy, Aaron, John, and Katie; seven great grandchildren; and three sisters-in-law, Mary Ann Alexander, Joy Chalk, and Ellen Chalk. She was preceded in death by her husband, William B. Chalk; parents, Paul and Gladys Alexander; one brother, Bill Alexander; and her stepmother, Christine Alexander. Visitation will be Thursday, April 18 from 5-7 p.m. at Twin Oaks Funeral Home in Southaven. Services will be Friday, April 19 at 2 p.m. at the funeral home with burial in Memphis Memory Gardens in Memphis, TN. Memorials may be made the Alzheimer's Foundation of America. The family would like to say "Thank You" to Hermitage Gardens of Southaven and to her extended family at DeSoto Healthcare Center in Southaven. Twin Oaks Funeral Home Southaven (662)349-9720
Death of 2 Scrapper Classmates--Milton Blanz
Posted by TerryWilliamson51 at 13:25, on Wednesday, April 17, 2013
When I was a young boy, I had a newspaper route. I threw papers on Wellington, Cambridge, Lucy and Sardis in South Memphis. The Blanz family lived on Wellington and I threw their paper. Milton Blanz, of Southaven MS. was in the deaths in the paper this morning. His twin sister, Mildred Blanz Renick, of Memphis, was in the South Side Class of 1950, and his brother, Donald Blanz of Katy Texas was in the class of 1953. Milton Blanz of Southaven MS. age 78, died Sunday, April 14, 2013 at Baptist Memorial Hospital, Desota. He was a member of Trinty Baptist Church, retired from Southaven Kawasaki-Yahamah and a U.S. Army Veteran. Mr Blanz is preceded in death by his wife of 57 years. Peggy G. Blanz. He leaves two daughters, Penny Foster (Tommy) of Southaven, MS. and Debbie Blanz of Memphis; a sister Mildred Blanz Renick, and a brother, Donald Blanz, of Katy Texas; 3 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. Service will be Friday, April 19 at Forest Hill South with visitation from 9 to 10 p.m. prior to the service. Burial will follow. ForestHill Funeral Home,South---(901) 346-3250
Death of a class of 1946 Graduate--Kathleen O'Connor Williams
Posted by TerryWilliamson51 at 13:41, on Monday, April 15, 2013
Kathleen O'Connor Williams, age 85, of Collierville TN., passed away April 12, 2013. Mrs. Williams was born in Memphis and was a class of 1946 South Side Scrapper. She was preceded in death by her husband, the late Jesse Robert (Bob) Williams. At age 6, she had her first dance recital and at 18, becme a Radio City Music Hall (New York City) Rockette for 4 years. In 1950, she returned to Memphis and danced at military bases and supper clubs in Memphis and the Mid South area. Mrs. Williams danced with the Showstoppers, a local group of ladies and she also taught dance lessons at Nadine's Studio until her late 70's. Mrs. Williams retired from DIPEC in Memphis, and was a member of St. Andrew's Episcopal Church in Collierville. Visitation is at 10:30 and the funeral services at 11:30 Monday, April 15, 2013 at the St. Andrew's Episcopal. Church in Collierville TN. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Andrew's Episcopal Church or the Collierville Animal Shelter. I am sorry I was late in putting this on the computer, BUT, there was no mention of her being a Scrapper. Marilee McElmurry Robertson, class of 53 told me she went to South Side. Thank you Marilee.
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