Volume 53, Number 5

twelve pages

Byrdstown, Tennessee 38549 -- Tuesday, February 2, 2016


Dr. Gerald L. Stow
September 6, 1933 - January 29, 2016

Dr. Gerald L. Stow was born in Weakley County, Tennessee Sept. 6, 1933, and went to be with the Lord Jan. 29, 2016.
He was preceded in death by his parents, William M. and Bertha L. Stow.
He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Barbara Hassler Stow, three children, Stephen, Lori (Zack) Brown, and John Christopher, six grandchildren, one great grandchild, and one sister, Wilma (Jimmye) Boyd.
He was a Baptist pastor for 25 years, serving as pastor in four churches in Texas and two in Tennessee, which include South Fulton Baptist Church, South Fulton, Tennessee and First Baptist Church, Cookeville. In 1984 Dr. Stow became President/Treasurer of the Tennessee Baptist Children's Homes, where he served 15 years, then served 15 more years as Ambassador of the Tennessee Baptist Children's Homes. Dr. Stow preached in churches all across the state of Tennessee during his time with the TBCH, and also served on the State Commission on Children and Youth. He mentored many young men and women, while sharing with them his love of the Lord.
A Celebration of Life service will be held at Brentwood Baptist Church, 7777 Concord Road, Brentwood, Tennessee on Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016. Visitation will be held from 9:00-11:00 a.m., with the Celebration Service beginning at 11:00. A private internment will be made later at the Stow Family Cemetery in West Tennessee.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Tennessee Baptist Children's Homes, Inc., P.O. Box 2206 Brentwood, Tennessee, 37204.

Malcolm South
October 4, 1954 - January 25, 2016

PALL MALL--Malcolm South, 61 of Parker Road., Pall Mall passed away Monday, Jan. 25, 2016 at the Livingston Regional Hospital.
He was born October 4, 1954 in Pickett County to the late Dennis and Dillie Poore South. Mr. South was poultry factory employee, farmer, a member of Red Hill Church of Christ and lived all his life in Pickett County.
Other than his parents he is preceded in death by one sister, Barbara Sue Gray; three brothers, Harold South, James "Jim" South and Charles South.
Survivors include his wife, Sharon Covey South; one daughter, Michelle South both of Pall Mall; two sons, Nathan South and wife Mindy and Brian South and wife Monica; one brother, Clifford South, all of Byrdstown; six grandchildren. Also survived by nieces, nephews, other family members and friends.
Funeral services were held Thursday, January 28, 2016 at Brown Funeral Chapel with Bro. Henry Colbert officiating and burial at Red Hill Church of Christ Cemetery. Pallbearers were Ron Lipscomb, Randy Smith, Dennis South, Johnny Wilson, Jimmy Kennedy and Alan Harwell. Special care provided by Brown Funeral Chapel. Online condolences may be made at www.brownfuneralchapel.com.


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