Obituaries February 11, 2021

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MORRIS WAYNE BIGGS
Morris Wayne Biggs, 78, of Victoria, Miss., formerly of Millington, passed away January 29, 2021. He was a retired Lieutenant with the Memphis Police Department. He was preceded in death by his parents, Aubrey and Dorothy Biggs and sister, Reva Baker. He is survived by his wife of 34 years, Martha Biggs; daughters, Mary George (David), Dayna Briggs (David), and Pam Tucker; brother, Leonard Biggs; eight grandchildren, Matthew Briggs, Anna Henderson, Leah Tucker, Alayna Tucker, Philip George, Thomas George, Joseph George and Wesley George; and four great-grandchildren, Merritt Briggs, Malone Briggs, Lucy Henderson and Tessa Henderson. A graveside service was held Feb. 1, at Mudville Cemetery in Millington. Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

LORRAINE BIRCHFIELD
Lorraine Birchfield, 61, of Brighton, passed away January 28, 2021 at Methodist Hospital North. The family received friends Feb. 6 at Munford Funeral Home-Munford Chapel until the service. Interment followed in the Forest Hill East Cemetery. Munford Funeral Home had charge.

HELEN BADDOUR DENEKA
Helen Baddour Deneka, 95, of Millington, died January 27, 2021. Visitation was held Jan. 30 at Munford Funeral Home Millington Chapel, with a graveside service held on Jan. 31 at Helen Crigger Cemetery in Munford. Memorials may be sent to the charity of the donor’s choice or to The Baddour Center, P. O. Box 97, Senatobia, MS 38668. Munford Funeral Home Millington Chapel had charge.

CHRIS FOWLER
Chris Fowler, 70, VP/Director of Training at Top Brass Sports, Inc. passed away January 27, 2021. The family received friends Feb. 3 at the Millington Chapel followed by a graveside service at Northridge Woodhaven Cemetery in Millington. Munford Funeral Home Millington Chapel had charge.

FAE KIRBY SHANNON HENSON
Fae Kirby Shannon Henson, 69, of Millington, passed away January 31, 2021 at Methodist Hospital North in Memphis. There was a walk-through viewing for Mrs. Henson on Feb. 10 with a memorial service at Jefferson Mortuary, Inc., in Millington. Interment will take place on Wednesday, February 17th at 1:30 p.m. at West Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery, 4000 Forest Hill Irene Road, Memphis, Tennessee. Jefferson Mortuary, Inc. had charge.

LOY E. MILLIGAN
Loy E. Milligan, 87, of Millington, passed away January 25, 2021. Services will be held at a later date.
Munford Funeral Home Millington Chapel had charge.

HUGH EUGENE POUNCEY
Hugh Eugene Pouncey, 74, passed away January 29, 2021, at the Tennessee State Veterans Home in Humboldt. Hugh was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and served in Vietnam. He was a graduate of Munford High School and Memphis State University. He was preceded in death by his parents, Wilbur and Marie Meadors Pouncey of Quito; a sister-in-law, Abby Fisher Pouncey of Chicago; and a nephew, John Pouncey of Quito. He is survived by his sister, Beverly Burk (James) of Quito; and two brothers, David Pouncey (Peggy) of Quito and Lynn Pouncey of The Villages, Florida. He is also survived by a nephew, Bill Pouncey (Jill) of Chattanooga; four nieces, Renee Burk (Paul) of St. Petersburg, Florida; Julia Pouncey of Quito; Cindy Cline (Mike) of Somerville; and Stephanie Burk (JEremy) of Kinsasha, The Democratis of Congo. A family graveside service will be held later.

PAUL SMITH
Paul Smith, 74, of Arlington, went to be with his Lord January 28, 2021. The family received friends until the memorial service Feb. 6 at Bolton Full Gospel Church. Memorials may be sent to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Munford Funeral Home Millington Chapel had charge.

WILLIE B. TOWNSEND
Willie B. Townsend, 75, of Covington passed away February 2, 2021. Funeral service will be held Feb. 13 at 11 a.m. at the Millington Funeral Home, Inc., located at 7738 Church Street in Millington. Interment will be held Feb. 13 at 1998 Atoka-Idaville Road in Atoka at St. John Cemetery.

JOYCE JUNE WHITE
Joyce June White, 76, of Drummonds, passed away at Methodist Hospital North, on January 24, 2021. Services were held on Jan. 31 at Bethel Cemetery, in Atoka. In lieu of flowers, family request memorials be made to New Salem Methodist Church, 7308 Munford Giltedge Road, Burlison, Tennessee 38015. Munford Funeral Homes had charge.