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Obituaries for March 4, 2015 (03/04/15)
Rosa Bell Barbee was born Dec. 19, 1917 in Ridgely, TN. She was the daughter of William Everett Lane and Roberta Hood Lane. She departed this life on March 1, 2015 in Troy, TN. She was 97 years -- two months -- seven days old. She attended schools in Caruthersville, Mo...
Obituaries for March 3, 2015 (03/03/15)
Judy Meadows Jones, 65 of Newbern, Tennessee died on Saturday, February 28, 2015, at her home in Newbern, Tennessee. Born Sunday, August 7, 1949 in Dyersburg, Tennessee, she was the daughter of the late G. C. Meadows, Jr. and the late Mary Lorraine Cathy Meadows Seratt. ...
Obituaries for March 1, 2015 (03/01/15)
Mrs. Virginia Young Landsee, age 89, a resident of Guntersville, AL for the past 35 years, died peacefully February 24, 2015 at the Methodist Hospice Residence in Memphis, TN. Mrs. Landsee was born in Dyersburg on February 5, 1926. Her parents were Mr. ...
Obituaries for February 27, 2015 (02/27/15)
J.C. Crouch, 86, of Ridgely, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, February 14, 2015 at Reelfoot Manor Nursing Home in Tiptonville. He was a retired food processor for Continental Staley Corporation in Chicago, IL. J.C. was a devoted husband and father and always lent a helping hand to those in need. He was a Baptist...
Obituaries for February 26, 2015 (02/26/15)
Martha Fields, of Yorkville, Tennessee, died Wednesday at The Highlands of Dyersburg. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Johnson-Williams Funeral Home. --- Virginia Landsee, 89, of Memphis, died Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015 in Memphis. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Curry Funeral Home...
Obituaries for February 25, 2015 (02/25/15)
Lucky Vernon Davis, 48, of Dyersburg, died Friday, Feb. 20, 2015 at The Ashton Rehab in Memphis. Lucky had many, many friends and was a self-proclaimed salesman. He went to sleep and passed pain free and peacefully. He was preceded in death by his mother, Neva Sanford Joslin of Dyersburg; and a brother, Dewayne "Snake" Akers...
Obituaries for February 24, 2015 (02/24/15)
Joe Larry "Bob" Baker, 77, of Dyersburg, passed away on Sunday, February 22, 2015 at his residence. He was a retired site superintendent for Forcum Lannom Contractors, where he worked for about 50 years. He attended Parr Avenue Church of Christ and was a former member of Tennessee Army National Guard. Joe was a member of the KC One Stop Round Table Discussion Club, an avid race car fan and a former CB Radio Operator...
Obituaries for February 22, 2015 (02/22/15)
Jay Farron Alexander, 56, of Newbern, Tennessee died on Wednesday, February 18, 2015, at his residence. Mr. Alexander was born on November 16, 1958 in Memphis, Tennessee. He was a former forklift operator for Thomas & Betts of Jonesboro, Arkansas. Funeral services for Mr. ...
Obituaries for February 20, 2015 (02/20/15)
Bernice Louise Graves, 98 of Cool Springs, Tennessee died on Tuesday, February 17, 2015, at Dyer Nursing Home in Dyer, Tennessee. Born Tuesday, March 14, 1916 in Cool Springs, Tennessee, she was the daughter of the late Walker Doran and the late Ona Garner Doran. Mrs. Graves was a member of the Cool Springs Cumberland Presbyterian Church...
Obituaries for February 19, 2015 (02/19/15)
Norma Glynn Jernigan, 102, of Dyersburg, passed away on Sunday, Feb 15, 2015 at her residence surrounded by her family and loved ones. Mrs. Jernigan was born in Gibson Co. on February 6, 1913. She graduated from Dyersburg High School where she played on the basketball team. She attended Memphis State University for 2 years. She married in 1933 and was married for 52 years...
Obituaries for February 18, 2015 (02/18/15)
John Everett Newsom, Jr., 63 of Dyersburg, Tennessee died on Tuesday, February 17, 2015, at his residence. Born Wednesday, June 13, 1951 in Dyersburg, Tennessee, he was the son of the late John E. Newsom, Sr. and the late Dorothy Lewis Newsom. He was a truck driver , lifetime member of the DAV and proudly served his country in the United States Army...
Obituaries for February 17, 2015 (02/17/15)
Donnie R. "Tiger" Farrow, 47 of Ridgely, Tennessee died on Friday, February 13, 2015, at his residence in Ridgely, Tennessee. Born Thursday, July 27, 1967, in Dyer County, Tennessee. He was the son of Billy Farrow Of Ridgely, Tennessee and Rogenia C. Armstrong Anderson of Dyersburg, Tennessee. He attended Ridgely Pentecostal Church and was a self-employed truck driver...
Obituaries for February 15, 2015 (02/15/15)
Big John Robert Babbitt, 75, of Dyersburg, passed away on Friday, February 13, 2015 at his residence following his fight against cancer. He was a retired auto body repairman for Lowery's Body Shop, where he worked for over 36 years. He was a member of Hillcrest Baptist Church. ...
Obituaries for February 13, 2015 (02/13/15)
Nick Bell, 30, of Dyersburg, died Friday, February 6, 2015 at Baptist East Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee. He was born April 9, 1984 to Lawrence Bell and Yetta Shoulders. Nick attended the Greater Vision Church in Troy, Tennessee. He was a machinist for Bennett Tool and Die. His great passion in life (besides his family) was riding four-wheelers and motorcycles. Nick's ambition in life was to be a "jack-of-all-trades"...
Obituaries for February 12, 2015 (02/12/15)
Laura Sue Davis, 49 of Tiptonville, Tennessee died on Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at Reelfoot Manor in Tiptonville, Tennessee. Born Thursday, July 22, 1965 in Tiptonville, Tennessee, she was the daughter of the late Charles Tate Davis and the late Dorothy Evelyn Rogers. Ms. Davis was a member of Lakeview Baptist Church...
Obituaries for February 11, 2015 (02/11/15)
Nick Bell, 30, of Dyersburg, TN died Friday, February 6, 2015 at Baptist East Hospital in Memphis. Funeral services will be 1:00 pm, Thursday, February 12, 2015 in the Ridgely Chapel of Curry Funeral Home with interment in New Haven Cemetery. Curry Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements...
Obituaries for February 10, 2015 (02/10/15)
Mr. Larry Clayton Butler, of Newbern, Tn., age 72, passed away Saturday at his residence. He was retired at Colonial Rubber and a retired self-employed Custom Baler. He was a member of Fairview Baptist Church at Newbern, Tn. Services were held Monday, February 9, 2015 at Dyersburg Funeral Home Chapel, conducted by Bro. Jackie Harris and Dr. Bill Oakley. Burial was in Dyer County Memorial Gardens. Dyersburg Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements...
Obituaries for February 8, 2015 (02/08/15)
Maxine Dew Flowers, 82, formerly of Dyer, Tennessee died on Friday, February 6, 2015, at Tradewater Health & Rehab in Dawson Springs, Kentucky. 
Born Friday, February 26, 1932, in Newbern, Tennessee. She was the daughter of the late Arthur Dew and the late Martha Butler Dew. 
She was a member of Bells Chapel Cumberland Presbyterian Church and a home-maker...
Obituaries for February 6, 2015 (02/06/15)
Arthur Cole "Coley" Cook, 87, of Dyersburg, died Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center. He was born September 11, 1927 to the late Simon and Johnnie Hurd Cook. He was a retired supervisor of 34 years at Heckethorn Manufacturing, a member of West Dyersburg Church of Christ, a Mason, a farmer, a Korean War Army Veteran, and commercial fisherman...
Obituaries for February 5, 2015 (02/05/15)
John Anderson Johnston, Jr., born on February 28, 1934 in Haywood County, passed away at age 80, on Monday, February 2, 2015 at Jackson Madison County General Hospital. He graduated from Dyersburg High School in 1952. After high school he served in the United States Army. ...
Obituaries for February 4, 2015 (02/04/15)
Anthony Patrick, age 56 of Dyersburg, died Thursday, January 29, 2015 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center. McCreight Funeral Home is in charge. Visitation will be held Friday, February 6, 2015 11:00a.m. at Tabernacle Baptist Church 525 East Court St. Dyersburg, TN 38024. Funeral service will follow at 12 Noon with Evangelist Theresa Battle officiating. Burial will be held in Memorial Park Cemetery in Dyersburg...