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Obituaries for May 24, 2016 (05/24/16)
Ab Davis, 80 of Newbern, Tennessee died on Sunday, May 22, 2016, at his residence in Newbern, Tennessee. Born Wednesday, September 11, 1935 in Covington, Tennessee, he was the son of the late Lancy Warren Davis and the late Molly Elizabeth Campbell Davis. He was a retired football coach in Dyer County for thirty years and will be remembered for winning the State Championship in 1973 while coaching at Dyer County High School...
Obituaries for May 22, 2016 (05/22/16)
Milton Parnell, 94, of Collierville, died peacefully Wednesday, May 18, 2016. He was born and raised in Dyer County, Tennessee and served his country during World War II in the European Theater as a member of the 783rd Military Police Battalion. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Tennessee and was a dedicated employee of Memphis, Light, Gas and Water for twenty-seven years. ...
Obituaries for May 20, 2016 (05/20/16)
Robert Earl Abbott was born on March 29, 1968 to the late Dorothy Mae Abbott and Billy Earl Abbott. He professed a hope in Christ at an early age at Rock of Ages CME Methodist Church in Tiptonville TN. He departed this earth on May 17, 2016 and was proceeded in death by his mother, Dorothy Mae Abbott; a sister, Ruthie Lee Abbott; and a brother, James Earl Abbott...
Obituaries for May 19, 2016 (05/19/16)
Valarie "Petie" Farley Thomas, 56, of Springville, died Thursday, April 14, 2016 at Vanderbilt Hospital in Nashville surrounded by her family. She was born Aug. 18, 1959 in Dyersburg to the late Clyde and Peggy Goad Farley. A memorial service will be held Saturday, May 21 at the Second Baptist Church in Dyersburg...
Obituaries for May 18, 2016 (05/18/16)
Todd Douglas Basham, 56, of Bentonville, Ark., passed from this life on April 23, 2016 at Willard Walker Hospice Home while surrounded by his loving family. He was born April 11, 1960 in Colorado Springs, Colo. to Gene and June White Basham. He is preceded in death by his father...
Obituaries for May 17, 2016 (05/17/16)
Martha Vaughan McCord of Gulf Shores, Ala., formerly of Dyersburg, Tenn., died Thursday, May 12, 2016. Born April 25, 1932 in Kirksey, KY to her parents the late Rev. and Mrs. W. Marvin Vaughan, Sr., she is survived by her husband of 62 years Dr. James 0. ...
Obituaries for May 15, 2016 (05/15/16)
Sammie Mae Davis, 89, of Newbern, Tennessee died on Wednesday, May 11, 2016, at her residence in Newbern, Tennessee. Born Saturday, December 25, 1926, in Dyer County, Tennessee, she was the daughter of the late Lee Roy Holland and the late Edna Mai Brown Holland. She was a retired employee of Davis Sausage Company for over 30 years and attended RoEllen Church of Christ Church...
Obituaries for May 13, 2016 (05/13/16)
Harvel Ralph "Marty" Martin, 96, of Dyer and Gibson Counties, died on Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at his son's home in Dyersburg, Tennessee. 
Born June 21, 1919 in Berryville, Arkansas, he was the son of Clarence Martin and Ida Belle Stout Martin. He was a retired steel worker from United States Steel Corp. in Gary Indiana, he was a former member of the Nebo United Methodist Church and he proudly served his country as a United States Marine during World War II. 
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Obituaries for May 12, 2016 (05/12/16)
Sammie Mae Davis, 89, of Dyersburg, Tennessee, died Wednesday at her residence. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Johnson-Williams Funeral Home. --- Patricia R. Vowell, 64, of Olive Branch, MS formerly of Dyersburg, died Monday, May 9, 2016 at Methodist Olive Branch Hospital in Olive Branch, MS...
Obituaries for May 11, 2016 (05/11/16)
Dorothy Marie Fields was born on May 31, 1949 in Friendship, TN to the late James Fields and Mattie Bell Walker, both of whom preceded her in death. She accepted Christ at an early age and united with Hopewell Baptist Church. She received her education in the public school system of Crockett County in Alamo, TN...
Obituaries for May 10, 2016 (05/10/16)
Perry "Spud" Isbell, 72 of Trimble, Tennessee went to be with his Lord on Saturday, May 7, 2016 at his residence in Trimble, Tennessee. Born Tuesday, May 02, 1944, in Trimble, Tennessee. He was the son of the late Hubert Isbell and the late Gladys Todd Isbell. ...
Obituaries for May 8, 2016 (05/08/16)
No obituaries were reported.
Obituaries for May 6, 2016 (05/06/16)
Ronnie D. Bell, 64 of Yorkville, Tennessee died on Wednesday, May 4, 2016, at Douglas Nursing Home in Milan, Tennessee. Born Sunday, August 19, 1951 in Gibson County, Tennessee, he was the son of the late R. H. Bell and Maudie Walker Bell. Funeral services for Mr. ...
Obituaries for May 5, 2016 (05/05/16)
Barbara Jean Cochran, 69 of Newbern, Tennessee died on Tuesday, May 3, 2016, at Tennova Healthcare-Dyersburg Regional in Dyersburg, Tennessee. Born Wednesday, January 1, 1947 in Chester County, Tennessee, she was the daughter of the late Aude Richard "A. R." Creasy and the late Mallie Mae Frix Cleary. She was a retired beautician and former bus driver for the Dyer County School System...
Obituaries for May 4, 2016 (05/04/16)
Jessie Virginia Jones, 86, of Dyersburg, died Friday, April 29, 2016 at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. Born February 27, 1930, she was the daughter of the late Jessie James Valentine and Maggie Lou Vestal Valentine. She was a member of the Independent Free Holiness Church of Dyersburg; a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the church; and a member of the Disabled American Veterans auxiliary...
Obituaries for May 3, 2016 (05/03/16)
William Asa "Bill" Dean Jr., age 91, of Dyersburg, passed away on Sunday, May 1, 2016 at his residence. Mr. Dean was the retired owner of Dean's Radio & TV Sales & Service. He was a World War II veteran in the U.S. Army and retired as a Captain in the National Guard. Later he became an amateur HAM Radio Operator. He was active in the Dyer Baptist Association and attended Springhill Baptist Church and was also a dedicated member of Gideon's International...
Obituaries for May 1, 2016 (05/01/16)
Janice Nelda Bentley, 73, of Halls, passed away on Friday, April 29, 2016 at her residence. She was retired from the knitting department at Dyersburg Fabrics. Services will be at 3 p.m. Sunday in the chapel of Dyersburg Funeral Home with the Rev. Jerrell Dawson officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery...
Obituaries for April 29, 2016 (04/29/16)
Charlie F. Caldwell was born March 22, 1936 to the late Charlie F. Caldwell and Julia Fowlkes Caldwell of Dyersburg, Tn. He departed this life April 21, 2016, at Reelfoot Manor in Tiptonville Mr. Caldwell joined Womack Temple CME Church at an early age. He was a faithful member until his health failed...
Obituaries for April 28, 2016 (04/28/16)
Cleo "Toby" Lay, 85, of Bogota, died Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at Tennova Healthcare -- Dyersburg Regional. Born August 30, 1930, he was the son of the late Dan and Myrtle Eaton Lay. He was a prominent farmer in the Bogota community and a dedicated member of the Calvary Chapel Baptist Church. Toby loved sharing his farming experiences, especially with the younger generation...
Obituaries for April 27, 2016 (04/27/16)
Marvin E. Bradford, 85 of Trimble, Tennessee died on Monday, April 25, 2016, at his residence in Trimble, Tennessee. Born Tuesday, November 17, 1930 in Newbern, Tennessee, he was the son of the late John Wesley Bradford and the late Emma Pearl Albritton Bradford. ...
Obituaries for April 26, 2016 (04/26/16)
Linda W. Hilliard, 74 of Newbern, Tennessee died on Friday, April 22, 2016, at Cane Creek Health & Rehabilitation Center in Martin, Tennessee. Born Monday, April 28, 1941 in Newbern, Tennessee, she was the daughter of the late Grady Winchester and the late Aileen Robbins Winchester. She was a retired pre-school teacher with Dyersburg First United Methodist Church and member of Center United Methodist Church...