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Thursday, July 2, 2015
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Obituaries for July 2, 2015 (07/02/15)
John Elliott Elliott, John D, age 78, formerly of Bonicord, passed away peacefully on June 26, 2015 in Knoxville, Tennessee. He was a member of Community Church of Christ, a veteran of the US Army, and was the owner of Cherokee Printing. John was a recipient of the FFA American Farmer Degree and earned a Bachelor's Degree in Agriculture from the University of Tennessee. ...
Obituaries for July 1, 2015 (07/01/15)
Helen Long Summers, 77 of Newbern, Tennessee died on Tuesday, June 30, 2015, at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital in Jackson, Tennessee. Born Wednesday, November 17, 1937 in Cullman, Alabama, she was the daughter of the late C. O. "Ottis" Walker and the late Irene Howard Walker. She was a retired employee of All-Wear Manufacturing and a member of the Church of Christ...
Obituaries for June 30, 2015 (06/30/15)
James Bailey, 62, of Halls, passed away on Monday, June 29, 2015 at Jackson Madison County General Hospital. He was a truck driver for Crook Planting Company and attended Three Oaks Baptist Church. He was a 1971 graduate of Dyersburg High School. James received numerous awards from his career with Combined Insurance Company and served in the Tennessee National Guard. ...
Obituaries for June 28, 2015 (06/28/15)
Linda Jane Crain, 72 of Trimble, Tennessee died on Thursday, June 25, 2015, at Three Rivers Medical Center in Waverly, Tennessee. Born Friday, June 25, 1943 in Trimble, Tennessee, she was the daughter of the late John S. Asbridge and the late Edith Thomas Asbridge. She was a member of Harmony Baptist Church, retired employee of Penguin USA and employee of the Trimble United States Post Office...
Obituaries for June 26, 2015 (06/26/15)
Carlton Ray Chamberlain, 78, of Tiptonville, passed away on Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at his residence. He was a retired millwright for Reelfoot Lumber Co. and an avid fisherman. Ray was a Christian and a man of God. Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Wynnburg Baptist Church with Rev. Johnny Chessor officiating. Burial will be at Keefe Cemetery in Tiptonville...
Obituaries for June 25, 2015 (06/25/15)
Maureen Davis, 84, of Ridgely, died Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at The Bridge of Ridgely. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced later by Dyersburg Funeral Home. --- Thomas Ross Yarbro, 83, of Dyersburg, TN died Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at Regional Hospital of Jackson...
Obituaries for June 24, 2015 (06/24/15)
Brenda Kay Woods Gullett of Spring Hill, Fla., reached the end of her earthly journey on June 12. She was involved in genealogy and loved spending her summers with her grandchildren in Tennessee. Brenda grew up in Jackson, TN and graduated from North Side High School in 1972. Before retiring, she worked as director of operations at BNL Sciences, Dublin, Ireland...
Obituaries for June 23, 2015 (06/23/15)
Funeral services for Fannie Mae Hart, 90, Dyersburg, were held Sunday at Friendship Funeral Home with Rev. Larry Burkett officiating. Burial was in Bellevernon Cemetery. She died Friday June 19, 2015 at the Dyersburg Manor. She was born in Pine Bluff, Arkansas daughter of the late Alan and Effie Inez Coburn Mackmaster but had lived most of her life in the Crockett and Dyer County area...
Obituaries for June 21, 2015 (06/21/15)
Lou Anne Hansford, age 58, of San Jose, CA, formerly of Halls, TN, died Thursday, June 11, 2015, at her home in San Jose. Lou Anne was born April 28, 1957. She was the daughter of the late Marvin and Jean (Hurt) Hansford. She was a sales associate with H.D. Supply in California, a graduate of the Halls High School Class of 1975, a former member of the Dyersburg Choral Society, an avid reader, an animal lover, and loved horseback riding...
Obituaries for June 19, 2015 (06/19/15)
Lenard Hale, 74 of Trimble, Tennessee died on Thursday, June 18, 2015, at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital in Jackson, Tennessee. Born Friday, December 6, 1940 in Ridgely, Tennessee, he was the son of the late Bill Hale and the late Willie Mae Holland Hale. He was a retired electrician for Brown & Root in Adam, Louisiana...
Obituaries for June 18, 2015 (06/18/15)
Homer Junior Claybrooks, 86 of Maury City, died Thursday, June 11, 2015 at his residence. Funeral services will be held Saturday, June 20 at noon at Bucks Chapel M.B. Church in Maury City. The family will receive visitors beginning at 10 a.m. H.H. Hudson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements...
Obituaries for June 17, 2015 (06/17/15)
Betty Jewel Rice Cogburn, 82, of Dyersburg, passed away on Tuesday, at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center. Private family graveside services will be held at a later date. Dyersburg Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. --- Patricia Louise McKee, 67, of Dyersburg, passed away on Tuesday at her residence...
Obituaries for June 16, 2015 (06/16/15)
Roy Allen Barker, 80 of Dyersburg, Tennessee died on Sunday, June 14, 2015, at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center in Dyersburg, Tennessee. Born Sunday, January 6, 1935 in Dyer County, Tennessee, he was the son of the late Ben Wortham Barker and the late Cora Ann Arenndal Barker. He was a business owner and investor, member of Harvest Baptist Church and the Dyer County Planning Commission...
Obituaries for June 14, 2015 (06/14/15)
McMinnville, TN resident and Dyer County, TN native Michael O'Neil Perry, age 72, was born October 22, 1942 and died June 11, 2015 at NHC Healthcare in McMinnville following an extended illness. A retired eighth grade educator with the Dyersburg Middle School and a member of Finley Baptist Church, he was the son of the late Isaac "Buddy" and LaVerne O'Neil Perry...
Obituaries for June 12, 2015 (06/12/15)
Dr. Louise Davis Bentley, daughter of Phillip and Laura Davis (both deceased) of Crestview, Florida, and Emeritus Professor of English from Union University, died June 10, 2015 at 5:10 PM at the age of 85. Funeral services will be held at the Grace Presbyterian Church (PCA), 1046 Campbell Street, Jackson, TN, at 10:30 AM on June 13, 2015, with Rev. Brent Sadler officiating...
Obituaries for June 11, 2015 (06/11/15)
Ed Voss, 69, of Dyersburg died Tuesday, June 9, 2015 at this residence. He was a member of First United Methodist Church, Acts 29 Sunday School Class. Ed was associated with Bradshaw and Company Insurors since 1981. He was born July 11, 1945 to the late E.M. "Jr." and Kathryn Robison Voss. He was a graduate of Memphis State University...
Obituaries for June 10, 2015 (06/10/15)
Dr. Donald Stephen "Steve" Haynes, Sr., 75, of Fairmont, WV, died Saturday, May 30, 2015 at his home. He was born in Hollywood, California on January 31, 1940, to Douglas Bryant Haynes, Sr. and LaVerne McClain Haynes, who preceded him in death. An Eagle Scout, he grew up in Ridgley, Tennessee graduating from Ridgley High School in 1958. Although he left Lake County to further his education, he always held the people of Ridgely in great love and regard and cherished many childhood memories...
Obituaries for June 9, 2015 (06/09/15)
Rita Joyce Broadstone, 78, of Franklin, formerly of Dyersburg, passed away on Sunday, June 7, 2015 at Williamson Medical Center. She was a retired secretary for the City of Dyersburg and attended First United Methodist Church in Dyersburg. Rita was a member of the Dyersburg Music Club, President of the West Tennessee Business Women's Association and was Dyersburg High School's Salutatorian Class of 1954...
Obituaries for June 7, 2015 (06/07/15)
Darlene S. Simpson Bryan, 56 of Friendship, Tennessee died on Friday, June 5, 2015, at her residence in Friendship, Tennessee. She will always be remembered as a loving mother and grandmother. Born Thursday, September 18, 1958 in Flint, Michigan, she was an employee of Crockett County High School, a former employee of First Citizens National Bank and member of Finley Baptist Church...
Obituaries for June 5, 2015 (06/05/15)
Nathan L "Snake" Williams, 78 of Dyersburg, Tennessee died on Thursday, June 4, 2015, at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center in Dyersburg, Tennessee. Born Wednesday, December 16, 1936 in Dyersburg, Tennessee. He was the son of the late Charlie Cecil Williams and the late Annie M. Singleton Williams. Mr. Williams was a retired employee of Centex Forcum Lannom Contractors...
Obituaries for June 4, 2015 (06/04/15)
Virginia Hicks Bakay In loving memory of Dr. Virginia Hicks Bakay, who passed away May 25, 2015 at Nathan Aldelson Hospice in Las Vegas, Nevada. Virginia was born January 22, 1927 to Winnie Cole and Carl Hicks in Newbern Tennessee. Virginia lived and worked in several states but for thirty-seven years she called Las Vegas home. ...
Obituaries for June 3, 2015 (06/03/15)
Donald James McCleary, 60, of Newbern, Tennessee died on Tuesday, June 2, 2015 at his residence in Newbern, Tennessee. Born Saturday, April 2, 1955 in Chicago Heights, Illinois, he was the son of the late John William McCleary and the late Orpha Thelma Hellings McCleary. He was an employee of Frazier Roofing and proudly served his country in the United States Air force from 1973 until 1977...