Obituaries 11.02.23


Jessica Nichole Morgan

1989 - 2023

Jessica Nichole Morgan was born Friday, July 28, 1989, at 10:05 p.m. and left this earth on

Saturday, October 21, 2023, at the age of 34. A memorial visitation will be held Saturday, November 11th at Bowlin Funeral home beginning at 1 p.m. until service time at 2 p.m.

Jessica was the most adorable baby with a head full of blonde curly hair and the brightest blue eyes. Jessica throughout her childhood, teens and adulthood years was known for her outgoing spirit that was full of laughter and conversation that captivated any room she was in.

Jessica made friends and helped people wherever life took her. Jessica graduated in 2007 from Westview High School in Martin, Tennessee, and moved to Rawlins, Wyoming, where she worked with animals, alongside veterinarians and in a pet store that usually involved her bringing home turtles and Bearded Dragons that no one else wanted, and eventually a puppy she named Caroline that became her service dog and was her companion that she loved very much.

Jessica also was an adventurous person who liked to try anything if it was fun and proved to be a challenge and everyone who met Jessica knew that she was extremely kind, loving, gentle and a peaceful person who loved her family and friends very much.

Jessica is survived by her father, Jim (Dana) Morgan who lives in Rawlins, Wyoming; and

preceded in death by her mother, Cindy Morgan Chapman of Rawlins, Wyoming in 2018.

Jessica was preceded in death by her grandparents, Tracy Stell and Charles and Caron

Chapman; as well as her aunt and uncle, Dana and Tony Brown.

Jessica is survived by her aunt and uncle, Denise and Tim Sanders of Gleason, Tennessee and uncle Norman and (Sue) Chapman of Martin, Tennessee. Jessica had two cousins, Felicia Nicholas of Dresden, Tennessee, and Jennifer Hill of Gleason, Tennessee, who she always thought of as sisters.

Jessica is also survived by cousins, Joseph and Jamie Chapman of Martin, Tennessee, as well as other family members that include Gage, Harper, Candace, Carson, Madalyn, Maci, Lainee, Donaven, Selena, Heidi, Theo, Destiny, Antonio, Travis, and Harley.

Jessica had an abundance of friends that she made while living in Tennessee, Wyoming and Arizona that will miss her greatly and will always cherish memories of her.

Paid Obituary: Bowlin Funeral Home

Grace Joan Hopper

1924 - 2023

Grace Joan Hopper, 99, died on Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2023. Funeral services were Oct. 30, at Bowlin Funeral Home Chapel. She was born March 5, 1924, to the late Michael and Rose Gigliello.

Bowlin Funeral Home

John Royal Pinkston

1960 - 2023

John Royal Pinkston, 63 of Martin died Thursday, Oct. 26, 2023. Graveside services were held Oct. 28 at Sunset Cemetery in Dresden. He was born to the late Robert Pinkston and Helen Paluach.

Bowlin Funeral Home

Tolbert Wayne Tillman

1940 - 2023

Tolbert Wayne Tillman, 83, of Gleason died Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2023. He was born July 25, 1940, to the late Neal and Sophi Tillman.

Williams Funeral Home

Daron McNatt

1933 - 2023

Daron D. McNatt, 90, of Martin died Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2023. A funeral service was held Oct. 29, at Murphy Funeral Home with burial following in East Side Cemetery in Martin. He was born May 23, 1933, to the late William Jewell McNatt and Pattie Stephenson McNatt. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force.

Murphy Funeral Home

Adam White

1978 - 2023

Adam Samuel “Bump” White, 45, formerly of Martin, died Thursday, Oct. 26, 2023. A funeral service will be held Nov. 4, at 2 p.m. at Bellevue Baptist Church Worship Center, 2000 Appling Road, Cordova, Tenn. Visitation is Saturday from 12-2 p.m. at the church. Burial will follow in Memphis Funeral Home Memorial Gardens, 3700 North Germantown Parkway, Bartlett. He was born Sept. 8, 1978, to Sammy and Vicki White.

Murphy Funeral Home