Obituaries October 14, 2021

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LINDA F. BROWN

Linda F. Brown, 76, a clerk for Meeman Shelby Forest State Park and retired secretary for Memphis Jewish Community Center, passed away October 6, 2021. The family received friends Oct. 9 until the service at the Millington Chapel. Entombment was private. Munford Funeral Home Millington Chapel had charge.

EDDIE LEE CRAWFORD

Eddie Lee Crawford, 74, of Memphis, passed away September 29, 2021 at Methodist University Hospital in Memphis.There was a walk-through viewing for Mr. Crawford on Oct. 8 with a memorial service at Oak Grove Baptist Church in Memphis. Interment took place on Oct. 11 at West Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery in Memphis. Jefferson Mortuary, Inc. had charge. 

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THOMAS EDWARD KAECKMEISTER

Thomas Edward Kaeckmeister – USN ret., 64, of Munford, passed away October 2, 2021. Thomas retired from the U.S. Navy as an Aviation Electricians Mate Petty Officer First Class and received numerous commendations including the Southwest Asia Service Medal with Bronze Star and served on the Nimitz, Enterprise and Coral Sea. He was preceded in death by his wife, Katherine L. Kaeckmeister; daughter, Shannon Kaeckmeister; step-daughter, Tammy Lynn Churchill Shelley; mother, Patricia Kaeckmeister; brother, Bruce William Kaeckmeister. He is survived by his daughter, Magen Kaeckmeister; step-daughter, Lisa E. Churchill; sons, Justin Kaeckmeister and Kurt Kaeckmeister; step-son, Michael S. Churchill; father, Norman Kaeckmeister; sisters, Joyce Ann Wachner and Cindy Lou Moore; brother, Chris Norman Kaeckmeister; grandchild, Desiree and step-grandchildren, Devon, Danny, Brittany, Haley, Nikki, and Little Lisa. A graveside service was held Oct. 7 at Poplar Grove Cemetery in Drummonds. In lieu of flowers, the family asks memorials be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital (StJude.org). Munford Funeral Home Munford Chapel had charge. 

CORY HUNT KIMBRELL

Cory Hunt Kimbrell, 30, a beloved son and brother from Memphis, died September 28, 2021 at St. Francis- Bartlett. In lieu of flowers, the family asks memorials be sent to Sunny Meadows Safe Haven for Pets in Cory’s honor. Munford Funeral Home Millington Chapel had charge. 

IRMAJEAN LASHLEE

Irma Jean Lashlee,84, of Atoka,  passed away October 6, 2021, at Methodist North Hospital. The family received friends Oct. 8 at the Munford Chapel until the service. Interment followed in Magnolia Gardens Cemetery in Covington. Munford Funeral Home Munford Chapel had charge. 

THOMAS O. LITTLE 

Thomas O. Little, 80, of Millington, passed away October 5, 2021. The family received friends Oct. 8 until the memorial service at the Millington Chapel. The family asks any memorials be made to West Union Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Munford Funeral Home Millington Chapel had charge. 

TONYA G. MORTON

Tonya G. Morton, 50, of Memphis, passed away September 26, 2021. The family received friends Sept. 30 until the service, all at the Millington Chapel. Interment was in Bethuel Cemetery. Munford Funeral Home Millington Chapel had charge. 

JAY L. SCHNEIDER 

Jay L. Schneider, 77, of Collierville, formerly of Greeley, Colo., passed away September 29, 2021. Mr. Schneider served in the U.S. Navy for 20 years and the Civil Service in Millington until he retired. He enjoyed spending time with his family, especially watching his grandsons play baseball and cheering for his Denver Broncos. He is survived by his wife, Toni Schneider; daughters, Deni (David) Pann of Millington, and Jennie (Todd) Reese of College Grove; grandsons, Jonathan Reese, Dalton Reese, Eli Reese and Cooper Pann. Munford Funeral Home Millington Chapel had charge.