Olinger, Kristopher "Kris" Michael (Georgetown)

Friday, May 29, 2020
Kristopher “Kris” Michael Olinger, 43, of Georgetown, passed away on Thursday, May 28, 2020. He was born on Sept, 17, 1976 to William Michael and Gloria Sue Olinger. He enjoyed hunting and listening to music. Most of all he enjoyed spending time with his friends and family. He was a very loving and generous person who will be greatly missed.

He is preceded in death by his grandfathers, Warren Vintson Olinger and Calvin Lee Castle; and grandmother, Mildred Olinger.

He leaves behind to cherish his memory his parents, Mike and Sue Olinger; brother, Todd Olinger and wife, Amber; grandmother, Bessie Lou Castle; special nephew, Aiden Olinger; and aunts and uncles, Dixie Lee Sheets, David Edward Olinger and Jimmy Lee Castle. In addition to these, he leaves behind numerous extended family members and friends.

The family will hold a private celebration of life, and Kris will be laid to rest at Earls Cemetery.

Wooden, Terry Christopher (Cleveland)

Rymer, Owen Tommy (Benton)

Bilbo, Jimmy Welch (Cleveland)


Terry Christopher Wooden, a resident of Cleveland, Tennessee, entered the gates of Heaven on Friday, July 10, 2020 to be greeted by family and friends who had gone before him. Terry will be ... (click for more)

Owen Tommy Rymer, 62, of Benton, Tennessee, passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 11, 2020. Arrangements have been entrusted to Higgins Funeral Home of Benton. (click for more)

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Wooden, Terry Christopher (Cleveland)

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Rymer, Owen Tommy (Benton)

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James “Jim” A. Haney

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