Max Steward

Max Steward, 82, passed away April 25, 2018. Arrangements have been entrusted to Memorial Park Funeral Home and Cemetery, 5668 Poplar Ave., Memphis, TN 38119 (901) 767-8930. “Celebrating Life… Behind the Stone Wall”.  Service details and obituary will be posted as soon as they become available.

 

 


Mr. Norris Wells

Norris Eugene Wells, 73, of Cordova, Tennessee, passed away April 25, 2018. He was born June 8, 1944 in Pensacola, Florida to Virginia and Thaddeus Wells. He graduated from Treadwell High School in 1962. He received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Memphis and a Masters of Business Administration degree from Pepperdine University.
He is survived by his children, Daniel Wells and Deborah Cressey (John); sister, Jo Ann Webber (Ben); and nephews, Norris Webber and Lee Webber. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lynn Mary Hannings Wells.
Services will be private.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be sent to the University of Memphis.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Memorial Park Funeral Home and Cemetery, 5668 Poplar Ave., Memphis, TN 38119 (901) 767-8930. “Celebrating Life… Behind the Stone Wall”.


Dorothy Ludeke

Dorothy Ludeke, 100, passed away April 24, 2018. Arrangements have been entrusted to Memorial Park Funeral Home and Cemetery, 5668 Poplar Ave., Memphis, TN 38119 (901) 767-8930. “Celebrating Life… Behind the Stone Wall”.  Service details and obituary will be posted as soon as they become available.

 


Kirk Wade

Kirk Wade,68, passed away April 23, 2018. The family will receive friends and relatives on Thursday, April 26th from twelve o’clock in the afternoon until the time of service at one o’clock in the afternoon at Memorial Park Funeral Home and Cemetery, 5668 Poplar Ave., Memphis, TN 38119 (901) 767-8930. “Celebrating Life… Behind the Stone Wall”. The burial will immediately follow the service.


Mary Aline Bendall

Mary Aline Bendall, 80, of Germantown, TN, passed away Monday, April 23, 2018 at Baptist Memorial Hospital, Memphis, TN. She was born in Paducah, Kentucky.
She is survived by her husband, Ray Bendall, of Germantown; daughters, Laura Berry, of Germantown and Christy Wright, of Bartlett; brother, Sonny Kaufman; sister, Diane Trammell, Dorothy Lancisi, Imogene Mansel; granddaughter, Ashley Berry; and grandsons, Taylor Whipple, Austin Whipple, Hunter Whipple, and Garet Wright.
She will be remembered for her love of her family and the children of Farmington Presbyterian Church’s before and after school program.
The family will receive friends from 9:30 until 10:30 a.m., Friday, April 27 at Farmington Presbyterian Church. A service celebrating her life will immediately follow at the church.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Memorial Park Funeral Home and Cemetery, 5668 Poplar Ave., Memphis, TN 38119 (901) 767-8930. “Celebrating Life… Behind the Stone Wall”. 


John Beyer

John Beyer, 88, of Memphis, TN, passed away on April 22, 2018. John went to the University of Alabama and received a degree in Chemical Engineering. He joined the U.S. Air Force and was stationed in New Mexico. There he married his wife Alethea of 55 years. After the Air Force, they moved to Memphis in 1957. John obtained a law degree from the University of Memphis Law School in 1976. He worked for Buckeye Cellulose his entire career in Memphis.
John enjoyed singing and was a member of Highland Heights United Methodist church choir. He was also an avid amateur radio operator and amateur wine maker.
He is preceded in death by his parents and wife. He is survived by his son, daughter-in-law, and grandson.
The family will receive friends from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 25 and a service celebrating his life will be held at 10 a.m., Thursday, April 26 at Memorial Park Funeral Home. Burial will immediately follow in Memorial Park Cemetery. The family suggests donations be sent to the Alzheimer’s Association or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Memorial Park Funeral Home and Cemetery, 5668 Poplar Ave., Memphis, TN 38119 (901)767-8930. “Celebrating Life…Behind the Stone Wall”


Dr. Jack Hoelscher

Dr. JackWarrenHoelscherDr. Jack Warren Hoelscher, 80, of Memphis died on April 23, 2018.
Jack was born February 24, 1938 in Memphis, TN to Nell Evelyn Cahill and Robert Julian Hoelscher.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his daughter, Anne Hoelscher Meggs; and his son, Robert Julian Hoelscher, II. He leaves his wife of 48 years, Barbara Stotts Hoelscher. He also leaves his daughter, Holli Hoelscher Simon (Jonathan), and his sister, Patricia Hoelscher Holliday Craddock; his five grandchildren, Timothy (Marleigh), Michael, and Andrew Meggs; Sarah and Ann Everett Simon; and two great grandchildren, Liam and Laileigh Meggs. He also leaves several cousins, nieces and nephews.
He graduated from Central High School, where he played baseball and basketball. He attended college at Southwestern (now Rhodes) and was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity. He then attended the University of Tennessee and earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 1961. Jack was a Captain in the United States Army Dental Corps and served in Alaska for two years. He then returned to Memphis to open his dental practice, where he proudly served patients for 35 years. He was an active member of the American & Tennessee Dental Associations and Memphis Dental Society serving in various leadership roles. He was also appointed by the University of TN College of Dentistry to serve as an Instructor, Assistant Professor, Consultant, part of the Preceptorship Program and in several research projects. He was a Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry and International College of Dentists. During his extensive career, he was invited to give numerous professional lectures spanning several topics. Upon retiring, he became a consultant with Paragon Dental Practice Transitions where he assisted dentists in selling, purchasing, and merging their practices. He also volunteered his time to the Christian Mobile Dental Van, and was involved in various mission trips where he provided dental services to those in need.
A true gentlemen , Jack was a man of strong integrity, faith, and morals. He loved his family and his profession deeply. In his free time, he enjoyed golfing, hunting, jogging, snow skiing in Colorado, and spending time with friends, especially at Pickwick Lake. He was a member of Bellevue Baptist Church for most of his life , a member of TPC Southwind, and a former member of Chickasaw Country Club.
The family will receive friends and relatives on Friday, April, 27 from 10am until the time of the service at 12pm at Memorial Park Funeral Home and Cemetery, 5668 Poplar Avenue in Memphis. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials to Memphis Union Mission, Salvation Army and Church Health Center.


George Tuggle

George Tuggle Jr, 90, passed away on April 22, 2018. The family will receive friends on Friday, April 27 at Memorial Park Funeral Home 5668 Poplar Ave., Memphis, TN from 5:00-7:00 p.m. with the funeral service to be held at New Philadelphia Baptist Church at 533 S. Mendenhall Rd. Memphis, TN on Saturday, April 28 at 11:00 a.m. Burial will follow the service in Memorial Park Cemetery.


Nancy Jarratt

Nancy Holman Frierson Jarratt, age 75, passed away on Sunday, April 22, 2018. Nancy grew up in Fayetteville, TN and moved to Memphis to raise her family in the early 60s. She worked for Sears, Country Day School and the Peabody Hotel-as a catering manager. She was a life-long member of Second Presbyterian Church.
Her husband, Walter, preceded Nancy in death. She is survived by her three sons-Jeff (Terri), Chris and Robert. She had seven grandchildren (Alex, Brad, Meg, Collin and Julianna) and one step grandchild (Konnor Burk). Two of her grandchildren preceded her in death-John Porter (JP age 9) and Austin (infant). She will be missed by all of those who loved her.
The family will receive friends and relatives on
Monday, May 7, 2018 from 2 p.m. until the time of service at 3 p.m. at Memorial Park Funeral Home and Cemetery, 5668 Poplar Ave., Memphis, TN 38119 (901) 767-8930. “Celebrating Life… Behind the Stone Wall”. The family ask that any remembrances be sent to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.


Albert Douglas Wright

Albert Douglas Wright, 89, passed away on April 22, 2018. He is survived by his son, Doug Wright, daughter, Jill Bargiacchi (David), three grandchildren, Tony, Micah and Erin, brothers, Roy and George, sister, Margaret. He was preceded by his wife, Joye.
He was a longtime employee of MLGW and many knew him as “Foots”.
A private Graveside service will be held on Saturday, April 28 at Memorial Park Funeral Home and Cemetery .


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