Obituaries

OBITUARY – Jeannae Patterson

Feb 1st, 2024 | By

Jeannae Patterson, of Jacksonville, Florida, peacefully went home to be with the Lord on December 21, 2023. She was looking forward to seeing heaven and Buz, her husband of 57 years, who she was certain was waiting for her. Jeannae leaves behind three children-Ashley (Chris) Cowart, Rachel Wood, and Sam (Karri) Patterson, as well as
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OBITUARY – Mary Hall Williams

Feb 1st, 2024 | By

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Mary Williams, our beloved matriarch, at the age of 87 in Shelbyville, Tennessee on the evening of January 11, 2024. Mary was born to Jerry Hall and Mandy Pye Hall in Coushatta, Louisiana. Her mother died when she was eight-years-old and she was raised
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OBITUARY – Madeline Tew

Feb 1st, 2024 | By

Madeline (Evans) Tew, of Laurel, MS, entered eternal rest on December 31st, 2023. Madeline was born in New Orleans on November 25th, 1942, to Maurice Evans and Lois Graser Evans. She and her husband, Dwight Kimble Tew, just celebrated their 50th year of marriage. Madeline was preceded in death by her parents, Maurice and Lois,
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OBITUARY – John Sharp

Feb 1st, 2024 | By

John Phillip Sharp, age 86, of Ethridge, TN passed away Thursday, January 04, 2024, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, TN. He was a native of Ethridge, TN, Owner and Chairman of Sharp Transport, and a member of Ethridge Church of Christ where he served as a former elder. He was also a member
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OBITUARY – Jane Meredith

Feb 1st, 2024 | By

Jane Hardy Meredith passed from this life on Thursday, January 4, 2024 in Roswell, Georgia with her husband of 40 years Tom Meredith at her side. Jane was diagnosed with cancer in 2022. Unfortunately, following chemotherapy and radiation, the cancer returned a few months later. Her passing has left a void in many hearts and
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Obituary – Dorothy Davenport

Feb 1st, 2024 | By

Dorothy Miller Davenport, age 87 of Clarksville, TN passed away January 13, 2024 at her home surrounded by her loving family. Dorothy was born on January 26, 1936 in Clarksville, TN the daughter of the late Walker and Beatrice Jones Miller. She is also preceded in death by her first husband, Paul Davenport and one
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Obituary – Beverly Sherman

Feb 1st, 2024 | By

The Tennessee Walking Horse industry has lost an icon. Long time exhibitor, owner and Walking Horse supporter, Beverly Sherman, passed away on January 16, 2024. A full obituary will be announced as soon as it becomes available. Please continue to pray for the Floyd Sherman Family during this time of loss.



Obituary – Madeline Tew

Jan 3rd, 2024 | By

Madeline (Evans) Tew, of Laurel, MS, entered eternal rest on December 31st, 2023. Madeline was born in New Orleans on November 25th, 1942, to Maurice Evans and Lois Graser Evans. She and her husband, Dwight Kimble Tew, just celebrated their 50th year of marriage. Madeline was preceded in death by her parents, Maurice and Lois,
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Obituary – Wiliam F. Jenne’

Dec 28th, 2023 | By

William F. Jenne’, 92, of Shelbyville, TN went to be with his Lord on December 23, 2023. Bill was born December 7, 1931 in Memphis, TN to Clayborn and Lillian Jenne’ of Memphis. He leaves his wife of 49 years, Joni, of the home address, children Justin (Hope), Rodney, Charles, William, and Lynn, and the
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TWHBEA Election Results

Dec 18th, 2023 | By

The International Board of Directors for the Tennessee Walking Horse Breeders’ and Exhibitors’ Association convened on December 2, 2023. During this meeting, the Executive Committee for the upcoming year was elected seamlessly, as the slate presented by the Nominating Committee received unanimous approval. Those elected for two-year terms include: – President: Amanda Wright (TN) -
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