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Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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Obituaries for July 27, 2016 (07/27/16)
Funeral services for John Thomas Dement, 97, will be held at 10am Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at Shelton Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow in Oakland Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5pm until 8pm Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at the funeral home...
Obituaries for July 26, 2016 (07/26/16)
Delores "Doe Doe" Dees, 89, of Finley, passed away on Friday, July 22, 2016 at Jackson Madison County General Hospital. She was a homemaker and a member of Finley United Methodist Church. Doe Doe was also a member of Finley Home Demonstration Club and was a Red Hatter...
Obituaries for July 24, 2016 (07/24/16)
December 2, 1919 -- July 21,2016 Birdie M. Smith, 96, of Dyersburg, passed away on Thursday, July 21. Funeral services will be at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, July 26 at the First Baptist Church in Dyersburg where she was a lifetime member with interment in Mary's Chapel Cemetery in Ripley. ...
Obituaries for July 22, 2016 (07/22/16)
Sandra Kay Hipps, 61, of Dyersburg, passed away on Wednesday, July 20, 2016 at her residence. She was a retired custodian for the Dyersburg City School System. She was also a Baptist. Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Sunday in the chapel of Dyersburg Funeral Home with the Rev. Calvin Smith officiating. Burial will be in Palestine Cemetery in Bruceville...
Obituaries for July 21, 2016 (07/21/16)
Debbie Moore, 58, of Dyersburg, passed away on Tuesday, July 19, 2016 at her residence. She was a custodian for 20 years at Cumberland Presbyterian Church. She was also a Baptist. Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Dyer County Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Andre Belmont officiating. Dyersburg Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements...
Obituaries for July 20, 2016 (07/20/16)
Nellie Mae Chamness, 84, died Sunday, July 17, 2016 at her son's residence in Greenwood, Ark. She was born March 8, 1932 in rural Hickman, Ky. to the late Albert and Pearl Etheridge. Nellie loved her family and was an avid Cardinals baseball fan. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Ronald Chaness of West Frankfort, Ill.; a son, Steve Chaness of Puryear; a brother, Willie "Sonny" Etheridge of Ridgely; three sisters, Martha Sue "Jo" Crouch of Ridgely, Myre Lee "Molly" Boswell of Dyersburg and Sarah "Ruth" Grave of Martin.. ...
Obituaries for July 19, 2016 (07/19/16)
Barbara Loretta Upchurch, 66 of Ridgely, Tennessee died, at Tennova Healthcare-Dyersburg Regional in Dyersburg, Tennessee. Born Monday, January 30, 1950 in Pulaski, Tennessee, she was the daughter of the late John Wesley Strickland and the late Lena Wills Strickland. She was a home-maker and former member of the Obion Baptist Church...
Obituaries for July 17, 2016 (07/17/16)
Izabell Grace "Bella" Bates, 3 year old daughter of Amber Dowling and Michael Bates passed away Sunday, July 10, 2016 in Fowlkes. Funeral services for Bella will be at 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, July 20, 2016 in the Chapel of Curry Funeral Home conducted by Brother Jullian Huey with interment to follow in Fairview Cemetery...
Obituaries for July 15, 2016 (07/15/16)
James T Beatty, 93, of Memphis, Tennessee died on Wednesday, July 13, 2016, at Methodist Hospice Residence in Memphis, Tennessee. Born Monday, July 24, 1922 in Dyer County, Tennessee, he was the son of the late James Henry Beatty and the late Cora McDonald Beatty. ...
Obituaries for July 14, 2016 (07/14/16)
David Lee Bingham, age 58 of Dyersburg, United States Army veteran died Saturday, July 9, 2016 at his residence. Visitation will be held Friday, July 15, 2016 from 6-8p.m. at McCreight Funeral Home. Funeral service will be held on Saturday, July 16, 2016 at 1:00p.m. at McCreight Funeral Home, 1607 Hornbrook St., Dyersburg, with Pastor Stanley Montgomery officiating. Cremation is under direction of McCreight Funeral Home...
Obituaries for July 13, 2016 (07/13/16)
Erskine P. Ausbrooks III, Ph.D., "Tracy", of Dyersburg, passed away on July 10, 2016, at the age of 65. He is survived by his father, Erskine P. Ausbrooks, Jr., brothers, Jon Russell Ausbrooks and Daniel Perry Ausbrooks, all of Hendersonville. In addition, he is survived by many Ausbrooks and Russell cousins and a multitude of friends, his chosen family, of which there are way too many to name...
Obituaries for July 12, 2016 (07/12/16)
Reginald (Reggie) Hardin, 42, of Knoxville, formerly of Union City, died Monday, July 4, 2016 at his residence in Knoxville. Reginald was retired U.S. Air Force veteran and employee with USDA. Visitation will be held Saturday, July 9, 2016 11:00a.m. 1 p.m. at McCreight Funeral Home, 1607 Hornbrook Street, Dyersburg...
Obituaries for July 10, 2016 (07/10/16)
Samuel Lee "Big Sam" Hollis, Jr., 50, of Dyersburg, Tennessee died on Friday, July 8, 2016, at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital in Jackson, Tennessee. Born Friday, March 11, 1966, in Dyersburg, Tennessee. He was the son of Samuel Lee Hollis, Sr. and the late Joyce Marie Capps Hollis. He was a former employee of Dirt Works...
Obituaries for July 8, 2016 (07/08/16)
James L. Ashcraft, 86 of Newbern, Tennessee died on Thursday, July 7, 2016, at Tennova Healthcare-Dyersburg Regional in Dyersburg, Tennessee. Born Wednesday, May 21, 1930 in Dyer County, Tennessee, he was the son of the late Glynn Ashcraft and the late Dixie Childress Ashcraft. ...
Obituaries for July 7, 2016 (07/07/16)
John Robert "J.R." Wheeler, 80, of Central, TN, died Tuesday, July 5, 2016 at Jackson Madison County General Hospital. He was born July 13, 1935 to the late Johnny and Bethel Melissanne Moody Wheeler. He was a member of the Springhill Baptist Church of Gibson County. He was a retired truck driver at Colonial Rubber...
Obituaries for July 6, 2016 (07/06/16)
Margaret Sue Harrison Epperson, 85, of Dyersburg, died Saturday, July 2, 2016 at Dyersburg Healthcare and Rehabilitation. She was born March 12, 1931 to the late Charlie and Mary Milvany Harrison. She was a member of Hillcrest Baptist Church, but has attended church services regularly at Dyersburg Manor for almost nine years...
Obituaries for July 5, 2016 (07/05/16)
Janice Marie Cummings Camara, 58 of Beverly Hills, Florida died on Thursday, June 30, 2016 in Moncks Corner, South Carolina. Born Friday, May 2, 1958 in Dyersburg, Tennessee, she was the daughter of the late Finis Odell Cummings, Sr. and the late Jewell Mae Crumley Cummings. She was retired from the health care industry. Mrs. Camara was affiliated with Maranatha Bible Church in Moncks Corner, South Carolina...
Obituaries for July 3, 2016 (07/03/16)
Willie Charles Claybrook was born on November 23, 1938 to the (Late) Mr. Willie Coot and Mrs. Lillie M. Claybrook in Friendship, TN. Willie later moved to Racine, Wisconsin in 1972 where later he worked at Bell City Foundry for many years. He later became a faithful member of Dominion Church under the leadership of Bishop Kevin Wertherspoon...
Obituaries for July 1, 2016 (07/01/16)
Betty Jean Phillips Meyers, 84 of Bolivar, Tennessee died early Thursday morning, June 23, 2016 at her home. Visitation was held Sunday afternoon, June 26, 2016 at Shackelford Funeral Directors of Bolivar. A funeral mass was held at Greenwood Funeral Home in New Orleans, Louisiana on Tuesday, June 28, 2016 followed by interment in Greenwood Cemetery Mausoleum...
Obituaries for June 30, 2016 (06/30/16)
Ms. Ollie Francis Green Ward, age 68 of Dyersburg, died Monday, June 27, 2016 at Dyersburg Health Care & Rehabilitation Center. Visitation will be Saturday, July 2, 2016 10:00a.m-11:55a.m. at McCreight Funeral Home, 1607 Hornbrook St. Dyersburg, TN. Funeral service will at 12 noon with Pastor Edward McKelvy officiating. Burial will be held in Memorial Park Cemetery in Dyersburg. Pallbearers will be family and friends...
Obituaries for June 29, 2016 (06/29/16)
David Epperson, 56 of Newbern, Tennessee died on Friday, June 24, 2016, at Affinity Medical Center in Massillon, Ohio. Born Sunday, April 10, 1960 in Washington, D. C. He was a truck driver and graduate of Bartlett High School. Graveside services for Mr. ...
Obituaries for June 28, 2016 (06/28/16)
Gwinn Thomas Basye, 87, passed away June 23, 2016. He was born to Arch and Jewell Basye in Fowlkes, TN. He moved to Memphis and had a 39-year career with The Kroger Company retiring as Director of Receiving Operations for the Kroger Meat Company. He then became Division Chief for the Shelby County Juvenile Court Volunteer Services and a special Deputy for the Shelby County Sheriff's Department. Gwinn was a life member of the O.K. Houck Masonic Lodge and a member of the Moose Lodge...