Obituaries

Charles Preston “Tommy” Thompson

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Tommy Thompson , 90, of Fallon, Nevada, died January 19, 2024 at Northern Nevada Sierra Medical Center in Reno, NV. Tommy was born April 16, 1933 in Lancaster, South Carolina, to Ellarie Thompson. He was later adopted by his step-father, Alonzo Buchanan. Tommy grew up in Durham, North Carolina, in a home that he helped … Read the full article


Micah Sequoiah (Herwick) Bowen

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A Service to Celebrate the life of Micah will held on Saturday, December 16, 2023 at 1:00 PM, at The Gardens Funeral Home 2949 Austin Highway Fallon, Nevada. Micah was born March 3,1997. She passed away November 25, 2023 at UC Davis after a battle with cancer. Micah is survived by her husband, Riley Bowen; … Read the full article


William Edward (Bill) Corkill

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Passed away at his ranch home in Fallon, Nevada, December 13, 2023, surrounded by loved ones. Bill was born June 9, 1935 in Fallon to Laura Marke and Harry Corkill, Sr He grew up on his family’s farm, instilling in him a love for farming and raising good quality livestock. He received his early education … Read the full article


Shirley Palmer Kingswood Cathey

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Shirley Palmer Kingswood Cathey, 88, passed away on October 20, 2023 in Fallon, Nevada. Born December 6, 1934, in Englewood, New Jersey, she was the eldest daughter of George and Thelma Kingswood. Shirley was later joined by a little sister, Nancy. The family moved to Southern California in the mid 1940s, due to work opportunities. … Read the full article