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    The caring and experienced professionals at Sykes Funeral Home and Crematory are here to support you through this difficult time. We offer a range of personalized services to suit your family’s wishes and requirements. You can count on us to help you plan a personal, lasting tribute to your loved one. We will carefully guide… [Continue Reading]

    About Us

Since 1977 Sykes Funeral Home and Crematory has been serving Montgomery County and surrounding area with compassionate care and professional service.

We hope our website will assist you with your needs and answer questions you may have. Our experienced, licensed staff is ready to assist you with planning and carring out your final wishes. If you would like to speak to a funeral director, please call us at 931-647-1562.

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Current Obituaries


Linda Vivian Lavigne

Linda V. Lavigne, age 74, of Woodlawn passed away Thursday, September 18, 2014 at her residence. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced. ...[Read More]


Billie L. Franklin

Billie L. Franklin, 77, of Carmi, IL and formerly of Woodlawn, TN, passed away Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at Hamilton Memorial Hospital in McLeansboro, IL. He was born January 10, 1937 in Stoutland, MO the son of Lewis and Elizabeth (Evans) Franklin. He married Rosella Hubbard ...[Read More]


Charles B. Bourne, Sr.

Charles Berry Bourne, Sr., age 73, of Indian Mound, passed away Friday, September 12, 2014 at his residence. A private graveside service will be held 1:00 p.m. Monday, September 15 at Riverview Cemetery. Charles was born April 12, 1941 in Montgomery County, to the late Will and ...[Read More]


Tracy Lynn Phillips

Tracy Lynn Fain Phillips, age 42 of Clarksville, passed away Monday, September 1, 2014 at her residence. The Funeral Service will be at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, September 5, 2014 at Sykes Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Steve Lannom officiating. Visitation will be 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 ...[Read More]

Britton Jemison

Britton Jemison

Britton Jemison (aka Pops or BJ) of 809 Howard St, Clarksville, Tennessee passed away on August 28, 2014 at the age of 58.  A memorial service for  will be held 11:00 am Thursday, September 4, 2014 at Sykes Funeral Home Chapel.  The family will receive from 10:00 am until the ...[Read More]

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Mabel Haynes

Mabel Yarbrough Haynes, age 86, passed away Friday, August 29, 2014 at her residence. She was born February 10, 1928 in Montgomery County. She was a life-long member of the Antioch United Methodist Church. She was the daughter of the late Owen and Sara Byrd Yarbrough and the ...[Read More]

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Christine Addie Simmons

Christine A. Simmons, 61, went home to glory on August 24, 2014. She was born on October 9, 1952 in Lowmans Village, St. Vincent. Daughter of Vera Simmons and Westfield Woodley (deceased). Christine was a professional cook/caterer, a seamstress, and a housekeeper.  Christine was ...[Read More]


Carolyn Florence Duncan

Carolyn Florence (Trinoskey) Duncan, age 81 of Oak Grove, KY passed away Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at Centennial Medical Center. Sykes Funeral Home & Crematory is in charge of arrangements. A Memorial Service will be held at a later date. She was born in La Crosse, IN on ...[Read More]


Hanna Lee Krueger

Hanna Lee Krueger, infant daughter of Jacob and Megan Krueger, entered this life August 19th, and departed into the arms of Jesus on Wednesday, August 20, 2014. A private Memorial service will be held. Online condolences may be made at www.sykesfuneralhome.com. ...[Read More]

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James Lavender

  James A. Lavender, 72, of Dover, TN. formerly of Galesburg, IL, passed away Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at his home.  Born in Galesburg, IL.  July 15, 1942 to Joseph & Josephine Lovitt Lavender. He married Connie Curtis November 29, 1958 and they had four children. ...[Read More]