National Day of Remembrance
for Homicide Victims

September 25, 2023

To honor the memories of those we have lost to homicide, the Tennessee District Attorneys General Conference has created a digital memorial for the National Day of Remembrance for Homicide Victims. The memorial below includes a video featuring those we have lost to violent crime and a short profile with photos of each person nominated by friends and family.

Memorial Video

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East Tennessee

Bradley County

Amber Helton Monday
1985 – 2020
Bradley County

Amber was much loved. She was smart, creative and beautiful. Her eyes could speak volumes to you with just a glance. Her childhood wasn't an easy one. She took many wrong paths, but she was coming back to us.
Amber enjoyed Myrtle Beach, hiking, fishing, planting flowers and just being outdoors. Amber leaves behind three children who will never know her. It's bittersweet; just when she was getting her life back on track, she's gone. We mourn her loss and what could have been.

    Michael Taylor
    1972 – 2022
    Bradley County

    Michael loved life and his family. He was always good for a laugh and had an unforgettable huge smile. He loved riding his Harley, fishing and hunting. With a new grand baby he was always ready to share stories and pictures. Michael’s friends were more than that- they were family. We all love and miss you very much. You were taken from us far too soon!

    Campbell County

      Kristi Hope Miller
      1971 – 1989
      Campbell County 

      My aunt, Kristi Hope Miller, was a beautiful soul with the whole world ahead of her.  She was young, beautiful, kind, happy, so full of life.  She had big plans for her future.  She had just graduated high school and was working.  She wanted to become a cosmetologist, she wanted to have a family.  She loved her family and enjoyed spending time with them.  Even though I was young, I still remember her laugh, her warm touch, how she loved to joke and cut up with everyone.  Kristi was only on this earth for 18 years, but she left a lifetime of memories and impressions on everyone that she met.

      Claiborne County

        Janice Smith-Daniels
        1965 – 1997
        Claiborne County

        Jan was always a caring loving person. She loved working with children and older people. She was working as a caregiver when she died. She loved to travel and see different places.

          Jeffrey Warwick
          1983 – 2021
          Claiborne County

          Jeffrey K Warwick at a very young age he knew what he wanted to do. So after graduating high school he did just that. Straight into the Army he went. He loved his family and his son, Kyle. We all love him and miss him.

            Patrick Petty
            1992 – 2022
            Claiborne County

            Cocke County

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            Dennis Ballard
            1963 – 1991
            Cocke County

            Of the US Army

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            Joshua Ellison
            1989 – 2016
            Cocke County

            Joshua was my Angel on earth, when he became a Daddy he was the best daddy to his daughter & loved coloring, playing tea party & helping her learn her way in life. He enjoyed being with his family & friends. He loved being outdoors but he honestly just loved being with his daughter as much as he could. He was our helper, our rock & Our protector, he was a joker & would Scare me when he could, he was a wonderful, loving Daddy & the best son that this Momma could ever ask for. He is Loved & missed.πŸ’™

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            Carolyne Ball-Bartles
            1968 – 2021
            Cocke County

            Fentress County

              Melissa Robbins-Durham
              1967 – 2017 
              Fentress County

              Our beautiful daughter/mother had the most contagious laugh and smile. She loved her girls like no other. She also loved music, movies, the outdoors and of course her dog, Baby. She was a friend to everyone and an enemy to none. She left a lasting impression on everyone she met. Melissa had a great work ethic. While she worked many trades throughout the years she worked hard to support her family. She gave everything her all. Melissa was a true angel on earth. We love and miss her so much.

              Hamilton County

              Carrie Daugherty
              1983 – 2008
              Hamilton County

              Carrie never met a stranger. She was the most energetic, alive girl ever. She loved her family & friends fiercely. Everyone was her friend and she celebrated differences. She was a practical joker & loved to prank her sister & brothers. She was involved in Emily’s Power for a Cure— a foundation started in memory of her 2 yr old niece. Carrie & Emily are painting heaven pink now.

              Jefferson County

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              Cortney Thompson
              19
              Jefferson County

              Cortney was always full of life and had a heart of gold.

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              Marti Dozier
              1957 – 2023
              Jefferson County

              Marti loved her girls, her animals, and her work. Those fortunate to know her loved her as well. She was a loving, generous, caring spirit with a funny, unique sense of humor. Taken too soon and missed every day since.

              Knox County

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              Alisa Hackworth McGhee
              1965 – 2007

              Terry McGhee
              1947 – 2007

              Knox County

                Brandon Lee
                1990 – 2020
                Knox County

                Brandon lived life fully. He worked hard & played hard. He loved being on two wheels: pit bikes, dirt bikes, mountain bikes & motorcycles. Brandon has many friends. He could talk to anyone; he never met a stranger. He walked into a room with confidence, not because he thought he was better than anyone but because he didn’t feel a need to compare himself with anyone. Brandon loved his family, especially his nephew Alec & nieces Scarlett & Ruby.
                Brandon’s goal was to live his best life each day.

                  Demetrius Bomar Sr
                  1982 – 2022
                  Knox County

                  Demetrius loved spending time with his children, his God son and family. He also loved to watch football, he loved cookout, and just enjoying his life. He was always the life of the party. If you were having a bad day, he would brighten it up and make you smile and then tell you he loved you…. we love and miss you Coolazz Meatyy πŸ˜‡

                    Derrick Perry Jr
                    2002 – 2020
                    Knox County

                      Deshawn King
                      1994 – 2013
                      Knox County

                        Dion Glass
                        1994 – 2019
                        Knox County

                        Dion was a young man with a soft heart. His brother was his best friend. He loved his mother and was always wanting to know where she was at all times. He often FaceTime’d her rather than call so that he could see where she was. He loved his mom’s cooking. Dion Was a self-taught drummer who grew up playing for the church. He is missed by his loving family and we are still waiting for justice.

                          Edwin Todd
                          1983 – 2006
                          Knox County

                          Edwin, who Family called 'J.R.', and friends called 'Shaq', because of his love for Basketball πŸ€, was my oldest Son out of 4 boys and 1 girl. He was a fun loving character who had a funny since of humor. 'J.R.' was into music, especially drums. His drum interest began in High School and Church. 'Shaq' enjoyed hanging with his two younger brothers and friends, playing basketball πŸ€ and eating, which was another one of his hobbies. He loved his little sister too. We truly miss Edwin ❀️🌹!!!

                            Ella Lett
                            2016 – 2020
                            Knox County

                            Ella Mae was a smart, sweet, beautiful, thoughtful, happy-go-lucky little girl. She loved to help people. She loved to make everyone laugh & smile. The love/bond she shared with her identical twin sister Emma was absolutely precious. They were best friends. She had such a sweet giving heart. She would always say, "Sharing is Caring." Ella was a giver. After she passed, she gave the best gift to 5 people by being an organ donor and giving those people the best surprise, a beautiful gift of life.

                              Emma Walker
                              2000 – 2016
                              Knox County

                              Emory Johnson
                              1998 – 2023
                              Knox County

                              Emory love to have fun and make everyone happy.

                              Germany Hines Jr.
                              2006 – 2022
                              Knox County

                              Germany was a kind, respectful and loving kid. He loved to play basketball!

                                Jamaica Greenlee
                                2000 – 2016
                                Knox County

                                She was a loving mother of 5. Fun, energetic, loved kids, her mom and siblings. She would light up any room with her smile. Jamaica is truly missed by the Walter P.Taylor Homes community.

                                Jeffery Evans
                                1960 – 2022
                                Knox County

                                Jeff had many talents and gifts. He could sing, cook and a very good handyman. His greatest passion was fishing. He was deeply loved and missed.

                                  Jeronimo Gomez
                                  1992 – 2023
                                  Knox County

                                  He loves to spend time with his family and hangout with friends. He is a hardworking person. He always said jokes around his brothers and sisters. He always protects his family. Rest in peace bro. We all love you and miss you. 

                                    Johnia Berry
                                    1983 – 2004 
                                    Knox County

                                    Johnkelian Mathis
                                    2004 – 2021 
                                    Knox County

                                      Julius Parker
                                      1946 – 2023
                                      Knox County

                                      Julius Franklin Parker, III was taken February 12, 2023. Jeff was born in Marion, NC but made his home in Knoxville. He is remembered as a precious, kind, gentle, and generous man with a genuine compassion for those in need. He loved time with family, adventures, music, nature, storytelling, hats, steaks on the grill, joking around, laughter, and educated conversations. Jeff was fun to be around and he smiled all the time. Memories of him will always brighten our lives. 

                                        Kerry (Uncle Bud) Dickinson
                                        1963 – 2018
                                        Knox County

                                        Kerry (Uncle Bud) was a proud U.S. Navy veteran who served in the Gulf War period. He loved fishing, spending time with family, and traveling. He also adored animals of all kinds, blues music, and loved the Lord with all his heart. He was one of the most caring individuals you would ever meet and he would’ve given the shirt off of his back to anyone in need. 

                                          Matthew "Mack Jr" Scott
                                          1986 – 2021
                                          Knox County

                                          Mack Jr lived his life smiling and made everyone he touched smile. He traveled all over the world and was known all around. My brother was loved by so many people. He cared so hard. He helped so many lives through even the darkest time and that's how he will be remembered by his loved ones. He was a born comedian, there was always laughter when he entered a room. Mack Jr was my hero and the world needs to share the type of love he gave when he was alive. God rest his soul.

                                          Nikita Nunez
                                          1991 – 2021
                                          Knox County

                                          Nikita was a beautiful young woman who enjoyed spending time with her children. She had a dream of becoming a dental hygiene.

                                            Rebecca Honeycutt
                                            1992 – 2021
                                            Knox County

                                            Rebecca was a bright light wherever she went, always smiling and full of laughter. She was clever, witty, and loved a good pun. Many talents allowed her creative and artistic ideas to become her labors of love. She enjoyed traveling, concerts, and cheering on the Vols. Rebecca supported events for Shriners Hospital for Children. She became “The Original Crawfish Queen of East Tennessee” when West Knox Shrine Club held its first-ever crawfish boil. It is now an annual event in Rebecca’s honor. 

                                              Tamela Moore
                                              1996 – 2018
                                              Knox County

                                              Tamela was the best sister anyone could ask for! She had such a caring and kind soul!! She was a great mother and Aunt!! She loved doing hair and was very smart! Such a fun person to be around. We love and miss her very much! 

                                                Tianja Monique Duff
                                                1987 – 2022
                                                Knox County

                                                Zachary Munday
                                                2003 – 2019
                                                Knox County

                                                Roane County

                                                  George Fleagle
                                                  2000 – 2019
                                                  Roane County

                                                  Scott County

                                                    Jerry Voiles
                                                    1953 – 2011
                                                    Scott County

                                                    Sevier County

                                                      Courteney Kaliszewski
                                                      1995 – 2012
                                                      Sevier County

                                                      Courteney was a girl that had an old soul, never met a stranger and would preach the word of GOD to anyone who would listen. She was very active in Youth group, Second Harvest food Bank, Big Creek Missions, Under the bridge ministry and so much more. Loved by many and cherished by all who knew her. She was supposed to start working at Zaxby's at the time of accident. She loved GOD and Hot Rods and was the proud owner of a 1972 Purple Cuda. Loved and missed by all.

                                                        Heidi Johnson
                                                        2002 – 2023
                                                        Sevier County

                                                        Heidi was a bright light with a feisty side, a free spirit who had the most beautiful eyes & smile! The time she loved most was spent hanging out, making people laugh, spending time with friends & family, especially her nephew. She loved living her life her way! She acted as though she didn’t have a care in the world, but actually cared very deeply for others & her family. There won't be a day that goes by that friends & family won't think of her— she was just that kind of girl. 

                                                          Madison Johnson
                                                          2001 – 2023
                                                          Sevier County

                                                          Madison was such a free spirit who loved giving to others. She would light up a room with her smile. She loved to sing and dance and called the quarry her happy place where she would lie in a hammock for hours. She loved animals and would bring home any stray she found. She was definitely outgoing and full of energy but was also so loving and caring and you could never find a better friend/sister/daughter than her. Keep smiling in Heaven sweet girl! 

                                                          Sullivan County

                                                            Addyson Cain
                                                            2013 – 2018
                                                            Sullivan County

                                                            Addy lit up every room. She was beautiful and full of life and love. She loved animals (especially dogs), playing American girl dolls and making slime with her older sister, swimming, riding bikes, going to the park, dancing and singing. She made a lasting impression on everyone she met. At only 4, she was taken from us way too soon. She will never be forgotten and always carried in our hearts until we meet her again. 

                                                              Barry Ray Myers
                                                              1949 – 2012
                                                              Sullivan County

                                                              Barry was a great man. He loved his family and cared very deeply for everyone. He is missed every day. Barry was a State Trooper for 35 years. Many affectionately referred to him as a "gentle giant."

                                                              Brandi Sims
                                                              1974 – 1989
                                                              Sullivan County

                                                              Brandi loved her brother very much. He taught her to play ball and he was so proud when she hit a grand slam. She had her dad Ralph wrapped around her finger and he loved to spoil her. We loved mother - daughter days. Brandi was a cheerleader, and she loved her friends. She also loved ballet, concerts and wrestling.

                                                                Charles Seaton Jr
                                                                1998 – 2020
                                                                Sullivan County

                                                                Charles Seaton Jr lived his short life of 22 years to the fullest. As his mother, I can tell you he was very spirited from the beginning. Charles Jr wanted to enjoy life & wouldn’t let anything keep him down for long. He was always smiling & very charismatic. People were drawn to his magnetism & often looked to him for courage & strength. He amazed me every day. Our memories are filled with his beautiful smile, charm, & laughter. Charles Jr is very loved & missed by everyone who knew him.

                                                                  Michael Heatherly
                                                                  1974 – 2017
                                                                  Sullivan County

                                                                  Michael was a full-on hands-on dad from the time Ayden was born. Everything he did revolved around his son. He loved taking him fishing and taking on projects together like biking and cooking and Lego building. He always made time for holidays and birthdays and other family get togethers. He especially loved his nephews, to them he was Uncle Snuckle. When I or his sisters or brother-in-law needed help, he would always come. He was cherished by many. You are loved, mom.

                                                                  Mike Locke
                                                                  1952 – 2014
                                                                  Sullivan County

                                                                  Rowdy Yates
                                                                  1973 – 2017
                                                                  Sullivan County

                                                                  Rowdy Yates was a kind and loving person who loved his kids and family. He loved to fish and listen to Johnny Cash. Rowdy never met a stranger and was loved by so many.

                                                                    Shawn Anders
                                                                    1987 – 2009
                                                                    Sullivan County

                                                                      Sue Dobbins
                                                                      1943 – 2013
                                                                      Sullivan County

                                                                      Our mother was a devoted wife to Carl Dobbins, Sr. for 48 years until his unexpected passing in March of 2004. She was a retired CNA working at Bristol Nursing Home, Graystone, & Wellmont. She was such a caring & loving person & she shared that with her patients & their families. She cherished her children & her grandchildren were the apple of her eye. She had just begun to enjoy her great grandchildren when she was taken from us. Heaven gained an Angel that we are promised to see again one day.

                                                                      Timothy Glenn France
                                                                      1989 – 2017
                                                                      Sullivan County

                                                                      He had a personality of humor like his father that passed before him. He loved his family and would give the shirt off his back to help anyone. He enjoyed playing video games and loved animals from his dog to reptiles and especially his gecko. Most importantly was that he knew his Savior Jesus, our only consolation through such trauma and grief of missing him so much. We all love and miss you our precious Timothy!!!

                                                                      Union County

                                                                        Austin McReynolds
                                                                        1992 – 2013
                                                                        Union County

                                                                        Austin attended and graduated with honors from Grace Christian Academy. He was a captain on the football team and played basketball. He was a member of the German Honors Society as well as the National Honors Society. He was also a member of the GCA Ensemble. He loved all things outdoors: hiking, disc golf, lake life, snowboarding, cliff jumping, four-wheeling and just hanging around in a hammock. Austin joined the Army in 2012 and served as a Combat Medic at Fort Campbell.

                                                                        Washington County

                                                                        Cheyanne Buck
                                                                        1972 – 2019
                                                                        Washington County

                                                                          Colby Blackmon
                                                                          1985 – 2020
                                                                          Washington County

                                                                          Colby was the most amazing, caring, funny, loving man. He'd give anyone the shirt of his back. Colby was Cajun so add in the ragin' cajun. He worked so hard for my life with him. Colby was also nicknamed Wandern' Wolf. He was a modern day hobo riding trains & was the East Coast President of Goon Squad. Colby was beyond the best man I've ever had. After working long hard days, he'd come home and always take care of me. I'll never let you go Colby.

                                                                            Rahleik Garcia
                                                                            2001 – 2023
                                                                            Washington County

                                                                            Rahleik was loved by many especially his 2 baby boys. Rahleik loved music, football, basketball and making people laugh. Rahleik had the most genuine heart and loved helping others. We truly miss you my son. Love you always, Mom and dad.

                                                                            Middle Tennessee

                                                                            Coffee County

                                                                            Brandon McGee
                                                                            1999 – 2020
                                                                            Coffee County

                                                                            Brandon had the kindest soul ever, he always wanted to protect everyone. His smile was everything. He played all sports, but basketball was his favorite. He leaves behind a daughter, Kayleigh. Brandon loved his daughter so much.

                                                                              Chasity Hill
                                                                              1994 – 2021
                                                                              Coffee County

                                                                              Chasity is a beloved daughter, sister, mother, aunt and cousin. She had the smile that could light up a room and make anyone's day. She enjoyed riding around and listening to music. She was most definitely taken way too soon! She is loved & missed very much by her family! It's not a goodbye, it's until we meet again!

                                                                                Coby Aisean Wilson
                                                                                2002 – 2022
                                                                                Coffee County

                                                                                A note to our beloved Coby Aisean Wilson, (Cobster). Cobster, I love you with all my heart, I’m truly broken without you. There’s not a second in the day we don’t remember or celebrate you. Our lives have changed forever, there’s such an emptiness without you. I wish I could have one last conversation with you, just to hear you say “Mom, I love you” or “Mom, you're doing too much.” Your future was so bright. Missing you: Granma, Granpa, all your cousins and friends. Gone too soon - πŸ’”πŸ¦‹ Love Mom πŸ’ž

                                                                                Junior Taylor
                                                                                1955 – 2011
                                                                                Coffee County

                                                                                My dad, Junior Clay Taylor was an incredible man, unlike any other. He lived life to its fullest. He loved his family deeply, doing all he could to help us, even if that meant saying no and standing strong against what was not best for us. His faith in God was sure, he was a hard worker; he drove trucks ever since he was just a young man of 17 in the Army. My dad was someone I could look up to, respect, and forever I will be grateful for his love and the man he was!

                                                                                  Lisa McCoy
                                                                                  1972 – 2018
                                                                                  Coffee County

                                                                                  Lisa was the best friend and sister anyone could have and was a friend to all who knew her. She was always the first to offer help to anyone who needed it but unfortunately was unable to help herself get out of an abusive and controlling relationship that cost her her life. Lisa loved exercise and fitness and spending time with friends and family. She also enjoyed her work as a pharmacy tech, especially her co-workers and customers. She always had the biggest, most beautiful smile!

                                                                                  Trevor Murray
                                                                                  1996 – 2022
                                                                                  Coffee County

                                                                                  Trevor was a loving son, brother, grandson, nephew, cousin, and friend to many. He loved being with his family and friends. He had a smile that was contagious. He was sweet, charming, and funny. He was very athletic. He loved playing and watching football. He loved giving me a hard time when the Cowboys lost. He is loved and missed every single day.

                                                                                  Davidson County

                                                                                  Aaliyah “LeLe” Ingram
                                                                                  2008 – 2022
                                                                                  Davidson County

                                                                                  Aaliyah was the sweetest person you could ever meet. She loved helping people. She was amazing at being a friend and she was my greatest blessing. She played soccer and basketball for Antioch Middle school. Aaliyah was killed during her 8th grade year, 3 days before Thanksgiving. She loved her family and friends. And most of all, Aaliyah had the most beautiful soul. She lit up every room she entered. She is greatly missed by many. #JusticeForAaliyah

                                                                                    Ryan Trent
                                                                                    1986 – 2016
                                                                                    Davidson County

                                                                                    Ryan was a kind soul that lived life to the fullest. He loved the outdoors, motorcycles, snowboarding, wakeboarding, and hunting. He loved the holidays and family get-togethers. He always wanted to make sure the people he loved were okay. He had a heart of gold and lived more in his 29 years than most people do in a lifetime. His case remains unsolved. There is a $20,000.00 reward through Nashville Crime Stoppers, Inc. (615-742-7463).

                                                                                    Tonya Tyler
                                                                                    1974 – 1999
                                                                                    Davidson County

                                                                                    Dickson County

                                                                                      Cole Kilgore
                                                                                      1991 – 2011
                                                                                      Dickson County

                                                                                      Cole was light and laughter! A sunny smile and a quick joke at a moment's notice. Cole loved his family and friends and was sweet and loyal. People gravitated towards Cole to shine in his unconditional love and humorous nature. Cole was my only child, my son, my world. Life has never been the same without him and never will be again. Love You, Cole. Miss You, Cole. Forever and Always, Mom.

                                                                                      Hickman County

                                                                                        Hailey June Laster
                                                                                        1995 – 2020
                                                                                        Hickman County

                                                                                        Hailey June Laster (“Jünebug”) June 1, 1995 ~ April 26, 2020 My angel loved life to the fullest. Her most precious love was her sweet baby boy, Jack and she was the best mommy. She was an Amazingly talented singer, songwriter, and musician with the voice of an angel. A huge animal lover and rescued every stray. She loved her dogs, Mikah, Bango and Rhegar! She loved and saw the good in everyone, including the ones who are responsible for taking her life! Part of me died with her on April 26, 2020.

                                                                                          Victoria Lennette Clay Kelly
                                                                                          1984 – 2021
                                                                                          Hickman County

                                                                                          Victoria was born into a Navy family so she did a lot of traveling. After settling in Middle TN, she graduated from Ezell-Harding, went to MTSU then UT Knoxville. Victoria was an animal lover and enjoyed riding horses and playing with her dogs. She was a hard worker with 14 years in property management. Extremely generous, she would give all the cash she had to someone in need. She loved time with her family, especially her daughter. She left behind a large heartbroken family and 1 pit bull.

                                                                                          Montgomery County

                                                                                          Abigail Pamblanco
                                                                                          2012 – 2013
                                                                                          Montgomery County

                                                                                          Abby is missed by her two brothers Ricky Jr, Emanuel Pamblanco, and Cavoni Pamblanco. I missed her too, and her grandfather Luis. I promise take care of your siblings baby girl, this grandmother really miss you. Love, your grandparents and siblings.

                                                                                          Anthony "Tex" Turney
                                                                                          1959 – 1989
                                                                                          Montgomery County

                                                                                          “Tex” was a local business owner who loved to work and provide for his wife and two daughters. He enjoyed the outdoors and spending any free time fishing. He loved to sing, which is one memory his young daughters held dear as they grew up without him. He has been missed throughout the years by his siblings, numerous close friends, and his girls.

                                                                                          Billy Pace Jr.
                                                                                          1993 – 2016
                                                                                          Montgomery County

                                                                                          Billy was a fun-loving charismatic father that loved spending time with his family and children. He loved professional wrestling.

                                                                                            Darrell Willis
                                                                                            1982 – 2014
                                                                                            Montgomery County

                                                                                            Darrell was a loyal friend and family member. He loved his family more than anything. He would have you laughing so hard you’d cry. He was so loving and affectionate. He was tender hearted he would cry watching movies. He was always looking for adventures. He loved making people laugh. He was my everything.

                                                                                            Dorris Clinard
                                                                                            1950 - 2007
                                                                                            Montgomery County

                                                                                            Dorris was known by his family as a loving man. He graduated from Clarksville High School in 1968. He served in the U.S. National Guard for six years. He was employed at Level Valley Creamery in LaVergne, Tennessee for 25 years. An Elder at Bethel Cumberland Presbyterian Church, he was also a Sunday School teacher and choir member.

                                                                                            Douglas Ramey
                                                                                            1984 – 2011
                                                                                            Montgomery County

                                                                                            Douglas “DJ” Ramey was the father of 1 unborn daughter. DJ was a jokester and always made the family laugh. He kept his mother on her toes by playing tricks on her every chance he got to. DJ was known for talking to everyone. He didn’t meet a stranger. His favorite statements were, “I’m on my way" or "I’m about to pull up now.” In true fashion, that meant he was 1 to 2 hours away from arriving to the destination. DJ loved his family and friends dearly and is missed each and every day.

                                                                                              Eric Allsbrooks
                                                                                              38
                                                                                              Montgomery County

                                                                                              His favorite thing was being a father to his son! That’s what was most important to him! He was a great dad! He was funny and could make his mama laugh faster than anything! He had a heart of gold and is missed every day by his family!

                                                                                              James "Doc" Rippie
                                                                                              1916 – 1968
                                                                                              Montgomery County

                                                                                              My sweet daddy, which I didn’t have enough time with and was robbed of that time together.

                                                                                                Justin Sawyer
                                                                                                2000 – 2020
                                                                                                Montgomery County

                                                                                                Justin was a free-spirited, selfless, driven, well-mannered young man. He lit up every room, and had a contagious smile and spirit. He made an impact everywhere he went, and he loved his family and friends. Justin enjoyed writing music, photography, playing sports, reading, and learning new things. House Rep. Jason Hodges honored Justin with a House Resolution 25, honoring his memory, character, and commitment to living with courage.

                                                                                                  Kendra Stanmore
                                                                                                  1990 – 2010
                                                                                                  Montgomery County

                                                                                                  Kendra was a great mother to her daughter Calia. Kendra has 2 older sisters & a younger brother. And she was so excited to become an Aunt to her niece Chevya. Kendra lit up every room she walked in. Kendra was a very caring & loving person. She worked with people that couldn’t take care of themselves. She had a heart of gold.

                                                                                                  Kenneth Yun Battisti
                                                                                                  1976 – 1995
                                                                                                  Montgomery County

                                                                                                  Kenny’s curiosity and zest for life was infectious and inspiring to those that knew him. Always finding ways to bring people together, whether through his martial arts club or soccer. He used his incredible drawing and poetry skills to convey the intricacies of his creative mind. There was no doubt that he was ready to do amazing things. Even though his time was cut short, decades after he left us, his spirit inspires those of us who loved him to live our lives with as much drive as he did his.

                                                                                                    Malik Madison
                                                                                                    2001 – 2020
                                                                                                    Montgomery County

                                                                                                    My beautiful Angel Malik was an amazing and loving Son. Family was everything to him. He loved his sister Celia and his Brother Jevon so much. His passion was playing basketball and spending time with family and friends. He was always goofy and silly. His smiles were heart melting from the day he was born. I would do anything to have my Angel back in our lives.

                                                                                                      Matthew Potter
                                                                                                      1982 – 2022
                                                                                                      Montgomery County

                                                                                                      Matt was a family man who loved to do anything in his shop. Matt was one of the hardest workers, employed at Hendrickson. He also had a love for racing dirt late models for most of his life. His favorite thing to do other than mowing the grass, was be with his wife and daughter. Matt had the biggest heart and would’ve given you the shirt off this back or the last dollar in his pocket. Matt had the best sense of humor, and if he wasn’t making you laugh, his smile would make any day better. ❀️

                                                                                                        Princess Clark
                                                                                                        1982 – 2015
                                                                                                        Montgomery County

                                                                                                        Princess Clark was a baptized believer. She loved the Lord and served with love and kindness in her community. She was a loving wife and mother of three beautiful children. After graduating from North East High School, she enlisted in the U.S Navy where she served for four years as a logistics specialist. She enjoyed spending time with her family for cookouts and Holidays. She was a family-oriented person that loved laughter and fun times. Princess was the kindest person that I have ever known.

                                                                                                        Rayquan Hudson-Lyle
                                                                                                        1988 – 2017
                                                                                                        Montgomery County

                                                                                                        Rayquan better known as “Quan” was a loving father of a girl and a boy. They were the joy of his life and he called them Pebbles and BamBam. Quan was the 4th of July fireworks king! Family and friends would come from near and far to see the spectacular show each year! They were never left disappointed. Quan loved restoring old cars even some without roofs! He is missed every single day by all he loved and who loved him and his contagious smile. A smile that lit every room he walked into!

                                                                                                        Teddy Cook
                                                                                                        1947 – 2018
                                                                                                        Montgomery County

                                                                                                        Teddy Cook was a very fine man who would do anything for anyone. He loved life. He loved working at the laundry mat and He loved going fishing. And most of all, he loved his God and he loved his family. He is so terribly missed and was loved by everyone.

                                                                                                        William & Ina Campbell
                                                                                                        1927/28 – 2010
                                                                                                        Montgomery County

                                                                                                        My best memories were fishing with my grandfather and shopping with my grandmother. I used to feel so proud when I caught more fish than he did. And the one-on-one time with my grandmother meant the world. We laughed and talked about everything without a care in the world.

                                                                                                        Robertson County

                                                                                                          Jonathan Crain
                                                                                                          1999 – 2019
                                                                                                          Robertson County

                                                                                                          Jonathan was a loved father, son, brother and friend. He enjoyed loud, fast trucks and EVERY stray animal he could find. He was a chocolate milk connoisseur with a kind heart and stubborn personality. He was most excited to become a father before his life was cut short. His memory lives on with his son who reminds us so much of him. We love you Jonathan.

                                                                                                            Savanna Puckett
                                                                                                            1999 – 2022
                                                                                                            Robertson County

                                                                                                            Savanna was a Deputy for Robertson County Sheriff’s office in Springfield, TN. She loved her career and was hoping one day to be a detective. In her spare time, she loved spending time with family, friends, and her puppy, Chloe! Savanna had a smile that could light up a room, with a little sassiness as well!! She was a beautiful soul inside and out! We love and miss our Hometown Hero! πŸ’œπŸŒ»πŸ’œ

                                                                                                              Tyler Head
                                                                                                              1991 – 2012
                                                                                                              Robertson County

                                                                                                              Tyler was the light of our family! He lit up every room that he entered, his smile was contagious and he loved life to the fullest! He was an Agricultural major at APSU and planned on farming and raising cattle. Tyler would jump in and help anyone that needed help. He loved hunting with his Papa Ed, loved his dog Shiloh and loved his family! We all have such a huge hole in our hearts without Tyler here!

                                                                                                              Sequatchie County

                                                                                                              Deanna Lawrence
                                                                                                              46
                                                                                                              Sequatchie County

                                                                                                              Smith County

                                                                                                                Tristan Smith
                                                                                                                1999 – 2022
                                                                                                                Smith County

                                                                                                                Tristan always had a love for animals and possessed a very calming nature which made it so easy for everyone who met him to love him. When he was a little boy, he would bounce on his spring horse while watching his favorite movies. During high school, he was involved in theatre where he really began to shine. He enjoyed working out, teaching himself multiple languages and watching movies. He put others before himself and always offered a hug or word of encouragement. He is a true hero.

                                                                                                                Sumner County

                                                                                                                  Bailey Donoho
                                                                                                                  1997 – 2019
                                                                                                                  Sumner County

                                                                                                                  Bailey, “Boo” to all who knew her, was full of life. She always had a smile and never met a stranger. Her laugh was loud and contagious to everyone who ever had the honor of meeting her. Bailey was a friend to many and loved her family and son with everything in her soul. We love and miss you sis! Momma

                                                                                                                  Winter Denny
                                                                                                                  2013 – 2014
                                                                                                                  Sumner County

                                                                                                                  Winter was a happy, lovable, and beautiful baby girl. She is and will always be the love of her family’s life. She enjoyed nursery rhymes and Hickory Dickory Dock was her favorite. She loved music, singing, story time, long lavender baths, snack time, Hello Kitty, bunnies, cuddling and spending time with her family. Winter is an Angel up Above. We love and remember her always. πŸ’œπŸŒΈπŸ¦‹

                                                                                                                  Trousdale County

                                                                                                                  Alyssa Jayne Edmondson
                                                                                                                  1984 – 2021
                                                                                                                  Trousdale County

                                                                                                                  Van Buren County

                                                                                                                    Paul Rigsby
                                                                                                                    1971 – 2004
                                                                                                                    Van Buren County

                                                                                                                    Paul Dwaine Rigsby was a loving Son, Brother, Husband, Uncle, friend and especially Daddy to 10 month old Amelia Jean (AJ) and was excited to be expecting a second child. We welcomed our Alyssa Corynn, September of the same year he was taken. He was a better Daddy in his short 10 months as a Dad than some men ever achieve in a lifetime. He loved working on his jeep. He would say "a jeep is not a vehicle, it's a hobby!" He worked hard for his family at United Technologies and was a proud Union member. He would be so proud of his daughters. Paul also had special friends that never stopped checking in on and/or spending time with his family. To say we miss him daily is not sufficient. He is missed with every heartbeat and every single breath. Forever and a Day.. until we meet again you are so loved and missed immensely. Love, Sharon, Amelia, Alyssa, and all his family and friends.

                                                                                                                    Warren County

                                                                                                                    Dianne Watts
                                                                                                                    1956 – 1999
                                                                                                                    Warren County

                                                                                                                    Jessica Watts
                                                                                                                    1989 - 1999
                                                                                                                    Warren County

                                                                                                                    Wilson County

                                                                                                                      Caitlyn Kaufman
                                                                                                                      1994 – 2020
                                                                                                                      Wilson County

                                                                                                                      Caitlyn was an angel to many on earth before she became an angel in Heaven. She loved life and loved helping people. She was brave and beautiful. She loved her dog Zeus and loved water skiing, lake surfing and spending time outdoors. She lived her dream of moving to Nashville and was a nurse at St. Thomas West Hospital as an ICU nurse. What a blessing she was to the world and her family. Her legacy continues to help students become nurses and fulfill their dreams of helping others.

                                                                                                                      West Tennessee

                                                                                                                      Carroll County

                                                                                                                        Madisson Bright
                                                                                                                        2001 – 2019
                                                                                                                        Carroll County

                                                                                                                        Madisson was beautiful. She had a loving heart, loved animals and wanted to be a veterinarian. She was lovingly known as Maddie by many and was a good big sister and great friend to many. She was extremely smart. She was funny and always making us laugh. She is missed by so many, and we honor her memory in many ways. Forever 18.

                                                                                                                        Decatur County

                                                                                                                        Holly Bobo
                                                                                                                        1990 – 2011
                                                                                                                        Decatur County

                                                                                                                        Holly was a young energetic 20 year old, who loved a lot of outside activities while being much of a girlie girl. Holly loved riding 4-wheelers, horses, swimming (sometimes in the pond), hunting, and an occasional fishing trip to the lake. Holly loved her family, her boyfriend, her horse, and her dog (Rascal). She was a Christian and loved singing at church. Holly was pursuing a career in nursing. She loved helping others, and everyone that met Holly fell in love with her. She is deeply missed.

                                                                                                                        Gibson County

                                                                                                                          Patti Hope Hathcock
                                                                                                                          2001 – 2021
                                                                                                                          Gibson County

                                                                                                                          Patti loved God, her family, people, and animals. She always rooted for and defended those who had special struggles. She knew she was dearly loved by Jesus and was very forgiving. She taught us lessons we could never have learned without God sending her to our family through adoption.

                                                                                                                          Henry County

                                                                                                                            Stella Caddell
                                                                                                                            1952 – 2020
                                                                                                                            Henry County

                                                                                                                            Stella was not only my cousin but my best friend. She was generous to family and friends and often dropped off a fresh pie just because, no special occasion. Her chess pies were legendary. She was super intelligent and was valedictorian of the first graduating class of Henry County High School and went on to be a respected pharmacist specializing in nursing home pharmacy. Her many family members and friends miss her beyond words.

                                                                                                                            Madison County

                                                                                                                              Cole Felton
                                                                                                                              34
                                                                                                                              Madison County

                                                                                                                              Cole had a huge heart that was larger than his body. His warmth and kindness was larger than life itself. He fiercely loved his family and his friends were more than friends. He was affectionately known as Uncle Cole to every kid he met. He LOVED Michigan State football and the Memphis Grizzlies. Cole was LOVED BY ALL AND MISSED BY MANY each and every day. XOXO

                                                                                                                              Louis Jones
                                                                                                                              24 yrs.
                                                                                                                              Madison County

                                                                                                                              Ronnie Hines
                                                                                                                              1978 – 2019
                                                                                                                              Madison County

                                                                                                                              Best little brother & would do anything for his family.

                                                                                                                              Serenity Yancey
                                                                                                                              2015 – 2018
                                                                                                                              Madison County

                                                                                                                              Shewanna Cross
                                                                                                                              1967 – 2020
                                                                                                                              Madison County

                                                                                                                              Shelby County

                                                                                                                                Andre Jones Sr.
                                                                                                                                1969 – 2016
                                                                                                                                Shelby County

                                                                                                                                  Anthony Able
                                                                                                                                  1984 – 2021
                                                                                                                                  Shelby County

                                                                                                                                  Anthony accepted Jesus Christ as his personal Savior in October 1997 and was actively involved in church activities. Anthony had a soft side for his nephew, Elijah, and enjoyed spending time with him and his pets. Anthony was passionate about auto mechanics and started his own part-time auto repair and tow truck business. He worked full-time as a mechanic at The Hub Automotive and considered it the best job he ever had. Anthony was knowledgeable in various fields and had a thirst for learning. He will be remembered by his parents, brother, nephew, uncles, aunts, cousins, and friends.

                                                                                                                                    Charlisa Reed
                                                                                                                                    2001 – 2023
                                                                                                                                    Shelby County

                                                                                                                                    Charlisa was a high vibrational person whose energy was felt by everyone in her presence. She loved to dance, laugh and make jokes so hilarious that it kept you smiling as you thought of her. She gave unconditional love to her family and friends that some have never felt before. Charlisa’s soul was so pure that helping others became part of her nature. Those who knew Charlisa can honestly say that, they’ve always felt better and uplifted just by her presence and heart-warming energy.

                                                                                                                                      Kennedy Hoyle
                                                                                                                                      2022 – 2022
                                                                                                                                      Shelby County

                                                                                                                                        Danielle Hoyle
                                                                                                                                        1994 – 2022
                                                                                                                                        Shelby County

                                                                                                                                        Darryl Jenkins
                                                                                                                                        2021
                                                                                                                                        Shelby County

                                                                                                                                        My King— loved by everyone that knew him.

                                                                                                                                          Dr. Yvonne Nelson
                                                                                                                                          1961 – 2022
                                                                                                                                          Shelby County

                                                                                                                                          In loving memory of Dr. Yvonne Denise Nelson, a beacon of light in our community and a powerhouse activist. Dr. Nelson's life was a testament to the power of unwavering dedication and tireless advocacy. Her journey was marked by a profound commitment to challenging racial, economic, and environmental injustice, ensuring the protection of basic human rights for the most vulnerable in our society. She loved her family and her community dearly.

                                                                                                                                            Emmit Beasley
                                                                                                                                            2004 – 2021
                                                                                                                                            Shelby County

                                                                                                                                            Emmit Beasley was a 16 year old upcoming rapper and YouTuber by the name of PSOEMMIT. He was a fun loving junior at Southwind High School. Emmit also worked at Wendy's. Emmit was a son, brother and uncle and he was loved by many family, friends and fans across the country. Emmit aspired to work in the U.S Senate. When you saw Emmit, he was always smiling and he loved to help out the elderly in his community. Emmit had a strong love and connection with the Good Lord.

                                                                                                                                            Jatavius Benson
                                                                                                                                            1996 – 2023
                                                                                                                                            Shelby County

                                                                                                                                            Jatavius was loved and adored by so many. He was an upcoming music producer & was wonderful at it. His talents went way further than just music though. His loving & caring spirit will forever linger on throughout our lives. A wonderful father, brother, husband & son he was & much more to all the family and friends he leaves behind. Your legacy forever lives on Jatavius “2LiveTheLegend” Benson.

                                                                                                                                              Jenny Harris
                                                                                                                                              1968 – 2023
                                                                                                                                              Shelby County

                                                                                                                                                Jonathan William David Hesford
                                                                                                                                                1977 – 2021
                                                                                                                                                Shelby County

                                                                                                                                                Jonathan enjoyed life so much, loved to laugh & cut up. He was very passionate about writing his own song lyrics & music. He was always outside enjoying riding his bike around Memphis & was always willing to lend a helping hand if others were in need, even in the times that he was in need himself. He loved his family & was very close to his Mom. In fact, 2 weeks before he was killed on his bike in a hit & run, he was going to get a tattoo that said "Mama's Boy". I'm thankful that he knew Jesus.

                                                                                                                                                  LaQuincy Martin
                                                                                                                                                  14
                                                                                                                                                  Shelby County

                                                                                                                                                  LaQuincy was 14 years old. He was a very fun kid. He liked to play basketball, play video games, swim, playing with friends and family. He wanted to become a professional barber and he also wanted to become a truck driver

                                                                                                                                                  Terry Henderson Jr.
                                                                                                                                                  22
                                                                                                                                                  Shelby County

                                                                                                                                                  Terry Ray Henderson Jr. inherited a love for learning, laughter, and loving others. He graduated from Philander Smith Univ. in May of 22 and was a Behavior Counselor at Youth Villages. He had an innate love for cooking with aspirations of opening a restaurant. His heart was so full of love and as big as his smile. He will be dearly missed by his family and friends.

                                                                                                                                                    Tristan James
                                                                                                                                                    2005 – 2022
                                                                                                                                                    Shelby County

                                                                                                                                                    Tristan had a smile that would light up a room! He loved to play basketball and video games, talk on the phone, and hang out with his friends. He was a very sociable kid and loved to be around people and go places with his family and friends. He was a helpful kid who loved to be called upon by anyone who would request his assistance.