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Obituaries from March 2003

Kathleen Basham Perkins (03/14/03)
Kathleen Basham Perkins, 53, of Tiptonville, died Thursday, March 13, 2003 at Methodist Hospital-North in Memphis with the Rev. Houston Northcutt officiating. Burial will be in Lake Memorial Gardens. The family will receive visitors at 6-9 p.m. today at the Tiptonville chapel of Dyersburg Funeral Home...
Dora Pearl Kee (03/19/03)
Dora Pearl Kee, 87, of Dyersburg, died Tuesday, March 18, 2003 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center. She was a retired cafeteria worker for Dyersburg City Schools, a Baptist and an avid quilter. Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in Fairview Cemetery with the Rev. James Branscum officiating. The family will receive visitors at 5:30-9 p.m. today at Dyersburg Funeral Home...
Farris Alford (03/19/03)
Farris Alford, 77, of Hornbeak, died Monday, March 17, 2003 at Baptist Hospital in Union. He was a farmer, a member of Hornbeak Baptist Church and was an Army veteran. Services will be at 1 p.m. today in the Ridgely chapel of J.W. Curry & Son Funeral Home with the Rev. Ernest Mayo and the Rev. Houston Northcutt officiating. Burial will be in New Haven Cemetery in Ridgely...
G.B. Trulove (03/20/03)
G.B. Trulove, 64, of Dyersburg, died Wednesday, March 19, 2003 at Maplewood Health Care in Jackson. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Dyersburg Funeral Home.
Gladys Ellis (03/20/03)
Gladys Ellis, 92, of Dyersburg, died today at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Dyersburg Funeral Home.
Jennifer Renay Jones Pruitt (03/20/03)
Jennifer Renay Jones Pruitt, 24, of Ripley, died Tuesday, March 18, 2003 at the Regional Medical Center in Memphis. She was an employee of Applebee's of Dyersburg and a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Ripley. Services will be at 3 p.m. Friday at Halls Funeral Home. Burial will be in Halls Cemetery...
Roger Daniels (03/21/03)
Roger Daniels, 82, of Halls, died Wednesday, March 19, 2003 at his residence. He was a retired employee of the Tennessee Highway Department and a farmer, an Army veteran of World War II, a member of American Legion Post of Halls, and a member, deacon and Sunday school superintendent at South Fork Baptist Church...
Gladys Johnson Ellis (03/21/03)
Gladys Johnson Ellis, 92, of Dyersburg, died Thursday, March 20, 2003 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center. She was a homemaker and a member of First United Methodist Church. Services will be at 1 p.m. today in the chapel of Dyersburg Funeral Home with the Rev. Phillip Cook officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery...
Harry Lambert (03/24/03)
Harry Lambert, 57, of Dyersburg, died Sunday, March 23, 2003 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Dyersburg Funeral Home.
Elizabeth Preslar (03/24/03)
Elizabeth Preslar, 88, of Dyersburg, died Saturday, March 22, 2003 at Oakwood Manor Nursing Cre. She was a homemaker and a member of Springhill Baptist Church. Services were at 10 a.m. today in the chapel of J.W. Curry & Son Funeral Home with the Rev. Don Williams officiating. Burial was in Fairview Cemetery in Dyersburg...
Carlos Junior Wiggins (03/24/03)
Carlos Junior Wiggins, 72, of Ridgely, died Thursday, March 20, 2003, at his home. He was a retired farmer and attended Phillippy Baptist Church. Services were at 1 p.m. Saturday at Phillipy Baptist Church with the Rev. Paul Bramlett officiating. Burial was in Lake Memorial Gardens. Dyersburg Funeral Home in was in charge of arrangements...
Grover C. Allen Pope (03/19/03)
Grover C. Allen Pope, 73, of Dyersburg, died Monday, March 17, 2003 at West Tennessee Transitional Center in Jackson. He was a nurse and a member of Phillips Street Church of Christ. Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in the chapel of J.W. Curry & Son Funeral Home with Brother Tim Fuqua and Brother Dustin Forthum officiating. Burial will be in Yorkville Cemetery...
Farris Alford (03/18/03)
Farris Alford, of Hornbeak, died Monday, March 17, 2003 at Baptist Hospital in Union City. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by J.W. Curry & Son Funeral Home.
Jerry Higgins (03/14/03)
Jerry Higgins, 63, of Finley, died Wednesday, March 12, 2003 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center. He was a retired custodian for Dyer County High School and a US Army veteran of the Korean War. Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in Maple Cemetery in Caruthersville, Mo. with the Rev. Doug Ellingsworth officiating...
James Morris Graves (03/14/03)
James Morris Graves, 70, of Ripley, died Tuesday, March 11, 2003 at Ripley Healthcare Nursing Center. Services will be at 11 p.m. Saturday at Mount Pleasant Baptist Church in Ripley with the Rev. J.E. Jones officiating. The family will receive visitors at 12-6 p.m. today at Currie's Funeral Home in Henning...
Lawrence Powell (03/17/03)
Lawrence Powell, 68, of Brownsville, died Saturday, March 15, 2003 at Veteran's Hospital in Memphis. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Cosmopolitan Funeral Services.
Catherine Ann Farris Wright (03/17/03)
Catherine Ann Farris Wright, 70, of Newbern, died Thursday, March 13, 2003, at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. She was bookkeeper and a member of First Baptist Church in Newbern. Services were held Saturday, March 15, in the chapel of Johnson Funeral Home with Dr. Thomas Parnell and the Rev. James Combs officiating. Burial was in Fairview Cemetery in Newbern...
Kathleen Basham Perkins (03/17/03)
Kathleen Basham Perkins, 53, of Tiptonville, died Thursday, March 13, 2003, at Methodist Hospital-North in Memphis. She was employed with Lennox Health Products and a member of Lakeview Baptist Church in Tiptonville. Services were held Saturday, March 15, at the Tiptonville chapel of Dyersburg Funeral Home with the Rev. Houston Northcutt officiating. Burial was in Lake Memorial Gardens in Tiptonville...
Flora Ellen Johns (03/17/03)
Flora Ellen Johns, 89, of Jackson, formerly of Dyersburg, died Wednesday, March 12, 2003, at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. Services were held Saturday, March 15, at the First United Methodist Church in Jackson with the Dr. Paul Clayton and Dr. Walter Mischke officiating. Burial was in Ridgecrest Cemetery in Jackson. George A. Smith and Sons Funeral Home of Jackson was in charge of arrangements...
Effie Houston (03/17/03)
Effie Houston, 92, of Brownsville, died Wednesday, March 12, 2003, in St. Louis. She was a homemaker. Services will be at 1 p.m. Monday, March 17, 2003, at Elam Missionary Baptist Church in Ripley with the Rev. Johnny D. Johnson officiating. Burial will be in Elam Cemetery in Ripley...
Blondell Ellis (03/17/03)
Blondell Ellis, of Dyersburg, died Friday, March 14, 2003, at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center. She was a homemaker and a Baptist. Memorial services will be at 3 p.m. Monday in the chapel of Dyersburg Funeral Home with the Rev. Raymond Boston officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery...
Lida Lorene Crawford (03/17/03)
Lida Lorene Crawford, 75, of Dyersburg, died Thursday, March 13, 2003, at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center. She was a retired employee with the Parkview Hospital dietary department and a member of Second Baptist Church in Dyersburg. Services were Sunday in the chapel of Johnson Funeral Home with Brother Paul Helton and the Rev. Ronnie Turner officiating. Burial was in Fairview Cemetery in Dyersburg...
Grover Pope (03/18/03)
Grover Pope, of Dyersburg, died Monday, March 17, 2003 at West Tennessee Transitional Center in Jackson. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by J.W. Curry & Son Funeral Home.
Price Smith (03/24/03)
Price Smith, 88, of Ripley, died Thursday, March 20, 2003, at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center. He was a retired pipefitter, a member of Tyrian Lodge No. 500 Free and Accepted Masons in Detroit, Mich., a Shriner and a member of Scottish Rites Valley of Detroit. Graveside services were Sunday at Fairview Cemetery in Dyersburg with the Rev. Dale Dormanen officiating. Dyersburg Funeral Home in Dyersburg is in charge of arrangements...
Harold Franklin Pierce (03/24/03)
Harold Franklin Pierce, 54, of Lewisburg, died Tuesday, March 18, 2003, at NHC in Lewisburg. Services were here Friday at Greater First Baptist Church in Lewisburg. Burial was to be in Pierce Cemetery in Trimble. J.B. Mayberry and Sons Funeral Home in Lewisburg was in charge of arrangements...
Mary Lou Pritchett Odom (03/24/03)
Mary Lou Pritchett Odom, 79, of Dyersburg, died Friday, March 21, 2003, at her home. She was a retired Heckethorn Manufacturing shipping department employee and a member of Lenox Methodist Church. Services are at 11 a.m. Monday at Dyersburg Funeral Home in Dyersburg with the Rev. Bill Phipps officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery in Dyersburg...
Altas Beasley (03/27/03)
Altas Beasley, 80, of Tiptonville, died Wednesday, March 26, 2003 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Dyersburg Funeral Home.
Bobby Troy Mitchell (03/27/03)
Bobby Troy Mitchell, 48, of Dyersburg, died Tuesday, March 25, 2003 at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Salter's Chapel A.M.E. Church with the Rev. AL Seward, the Rev. Bobby Lee and the Rev. William Hobson. Burial will be in M.C.C.O. Cemetery in Newbern...
Billy Golden (03/27/03)
Billy Golden, 69, of Dyersburg, died Wednesday, March 26, 2003 at Dyersburg Manor Nursing Center. He was a heavy equipment operator and a member of Parrish Chapel Baptist Church and the Newbern Saddle Club. Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Halls Funeral Home. Burial will be in Friendship Cemetery...
Bobby Smith (03/28/03)
Bobby Smith, 83, of Jackson, died Thursday, March 27, 2003 at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Cosmopolitan Funeral Services.
Catherine Todd (03/28/03)
Catherine Todd, 82, of Dyersburg, died Wednesday, March 26, 2003 at Oakwood Community Living Center. She was a retired cosmotologist, a member of First United Methodist Church and former head instructor at Dyersburg Beauty School. Graveside services will be at 3 p.m. Saturday in Fairview Cemetery with the Rev. Phillip Cook officiating...
Jerome Maclin Sr. (03/28/03)
Jerome Maclin Sr., 80, of Dyersburg, died Wednesday, March 26, 2003 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center. He was a retired employee of Dyersburg Housing Authority. Services will be at 1 p.m. Sunday in the chapel of H.H. Hudson Funeral Home. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery...
Burl Gene Carson (03/28/03)
Burl Gene Carson, 53, of Ripley, died Wednesday, March 26, 2003 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Ripley. He was a factory employee, attended Halls First Baptist Church, a US Army veteran, and a member of NRA and National Beagle Organization. Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Halls Funeral Home. Burial will be Halls Cemetery...
Atlas Beasley (03/28/03)
Atlas Beasley, 80, of Tiptonville, died Wednesday, March 26, 2003 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center. He was a retired maintenance employee with Lake County Regional Prison, and Lake Alfalfa Mill, former member of Lake County Rescue Squad, an Army veteran of World War II and a member of Tiptonville First Baptist Church...
Dorothy Mathis (03/31/03)
Dorothy Mathis, 76, of Dyersburg died on Friday, March 28, 2003, at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Cosmopolitan Funeral Services of Dyersburg.
Daniel Smith (03/31/03)
Daniel Smith, 66, of Weatherford, Texas, died Tuesday, March 25, 2003, at his residence. He was a former funeral home director and cemetery manager. Visitation will be between the hours of 9 a.m. and 1 p.m., Monday, March 31, 2003, at Curry Funeral Home in Dyersburg. Graveside services will follow at 2 p.m. in Fairview Cemetery...
Catherine Todd (03/27/03)
Catherine Todd, 82, of Dyersburg, died Wednesday, March 26, 2003 at Oakwood Community Living Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Dyersburg Funeral Home.
Michael L. Hendricks (03/26/03)
Michael L. Hendricks, 50, of DeFuniak Springs, Fla., formerly of Dyersburg, died Tuesday, March 18, 2003 in DeFuniak Springs. He was a former employee for 15 years of Colonial Rubber Inc. and had attended the Church of God of Prophecy in Dyersburg. Memorialization by cremation...
Aaron Dallas Ferguson (03/24/03)
Aaron Dallas Ferguson, 95, of Newbern, died Saturday, March 22, 2003, at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center. He was a farmer and a member of Palestine Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Services were at 10 a.m. Monday at Johnson Funeral Home in Newbern with Dr. Thomas Parnell and the Rev. Jack Criswell officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery in Newbern...
Tom Crouson (03/24/03)
Tom Crouson, 82, of Mason Hall, died Saturday, March 22, 2003, at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center. He was a farmer, a U.S. Army veteran and a member of Mason Hall Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Services are at 1 p.m. Monday at Johnson Funeral Home in Newbern with the Rev. Kermit Travis officiating. Burial will be in New Salem Cemetery in Mason Hall...
Alden Tatum Sr. (03/25/03)
Alden Tatum Sr., 56, of Finley, died Monday, March 24, 2003 at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Dyersburg Funeral Home.
Bobby T. Mitchell (03/25/03)
Bobby T. Mitchell, 48, of Dyersburg, died Tuesday, March 25, 2003 at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Cosmopolitan Funeral Services.
Gary Wayne Wright (03/25/03)
Gary Wayne Wright, 50, of Halls, died Monday, March 24, 2003 at Baptist Memorial Hospital-East in Memphis. He was building construction employee. Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Halls Funeral Home. Burial will be in Dry Hill Cemetery near Halls...
Charles Junior Wiggins (03/25/03)
Charles Junior Wiggins, 72, of Ridgely, died Thursday, March 20, 2003, at his home. He was a retired farmer and attended Phillippy Baptist Church. Services were at 1 p.m. Saturday at Phillippy Baptist Church with the Rev. Paul Bramlett officiating. Burial was in Lake Memorial Gardens. Dyersburg Funeral Home in was in charge of arrangements...
Harry Franklin Lambert (03/25/03)
Harry Franklin Lambert, 57, of Dyersburg, died Sunday, March 23, 2003 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center. He was a former employee of Apex Supply, a U.S. Army veteran and a member of Fowlkes Baptist Church. Services will be at 11 a.m. today in the chapel of Dyersburg Funeral Home with the Rev. Bill Oakley and the Rev. Robert Johnson officiating. Burial will be in Palestine Cemetery...
Alden Edward Tatum Sr. (03/26/03)
Alden Edward Tatum Sr., of Finley, died Monday, March 24, 2003 at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. He was a businessman and U.S. Army veteran. Services will be at 1 p.m. today in the chapel of Dyersburg Funeral Home with the Rev. Mac Daniels officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery...
Janice Browning Robertson (03/26/03)
Janice Browning Robertson, 50, of Dyersburg, died Monday, March 24, 2003 at Baptist Hospital in Ripley. She was a domestic worker. Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at New Hope Pentecostal Church of Jesus Christ with Bishop Melvin Shaw officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery in Dyersburg. H.H. Hudson Funeral Home in Dyersburg. The family will receive visitors at 10 a.m. Friday at the church...
Rodney Lee Stanbro (03/26/03)
The Rev. Rodney Lee Stanbro, 69, of Branson, Mo., died Friday, March 14, 2003. He was employed with Silver Dollar City, an ordained minister and was pastor of Dyersburg First Assembly of God Church for 10 years until his retirement in 2000. Services were held March 18 at Adams Funeral Home in Nixa, Mo. with the Rev. Don Blansit, the Rev. Lloyd Marsh Jr., the Rev. Cecil Todd and the Rev. Chad Blansit officiating. Burial was in Moorehead Cemetery in Lamar, Mo...
Luna May Irvin (03/31/03)
Luna May Irvin, 70, of Dyersburg, died Saturday, March 29, 2003, at the Methodist Hospital-Central in Memphis. A homemaker, she was a member of the Chancel Choir of Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Dyersburg. Funeral services will take place at Cumberland Presbyterian Church at 1 p.m. on Monday. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery. Visitation will take place today between 5 p.m. and 9 p.m. at Dyersburg Funeral Home. Rev. Larry Blakeburn will conduct the services...
Elva Hutcheson (03/03/03)
Elva Hutcheson, 86, of Ridgely, died Friday, Feb. 28, 2003 at Ridgely Care & Rehabilitation. She was a homemaker and attended Rehobeth Church of Christ. Services were at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Ridgely chapel of J.W. Curry & Son Funeral Home with Brother James Gunter officiating. Burial was in New Haven Cemetery at Ridgely...
Ernie Lee Jackson (03/04/03)
Ernie Lee Jackson, 64, of Ridgely, died Monday, March 3, 2003 at her residence. She was a homemaker. Services will be at 1 p.m. today in the Ridgely chapel of Dyersburg Funeral Home with the Rev. Jerry Leggett officiating. Burial will be in New Haven Cemetery in Ridgely...
Marcella Maupin (03/05/03)
Marcella Maupin, of Newbern, died Tuesday, March 4, 2003 at her residence. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Dyersburg Funeral Home.
Jerry Swift (03/05/03)
Jerry Swift, 80, of Tigrett, died Saturday, March 1, 2003 at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. He was a retired farmer and a member of Hewlett United Methodist Church in Tigrett. Services will be Saturday at Hewlett United Methodist Church with the Rev. Russell Morrow officiating. Burial will be in Williams Chapel Cemetery in Friendship...
Norma Jean Canada (03/05/03)
Norma Jean Canada, 57, of Union City, died Monday, March 3, 2003 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Union City. She was a custodian and a member of First Baptist Church in Obion. Services will be at 1 p.m. today at Cryer Funeral Home in Obion. Burial will be in Mount Moriah Cemetery in Obion...
Willie Bell (03/05/03)
Willie Bell, of Cushion, Okla., formerly of Dyersburg, died Monday, March 3, 2003 at Cushion Regional Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Johnson Funeral Home.
Ronald Lee Jones (03/05/03)
Ronald Lee Jones, 50, of Tiptonville, died Monday, March 3, 2003 at his residence. He was a farmer and a commercial fisherman. A memorial service will be held at a later date. The family will receive visitors at 5-8 p.m. today at the Ridgely chapel of J.W. Curry & Son Funeral Home...
Eddie Ray Bryan (03/05/03)
Eddie Ray Bryan, 60, of Pine Bluff, Ark., formerly of Dyersburg, died Monday, March 3, 2003 at his residence. Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at First United Methodist Church in Pine Bluff with the Rev. Mitch Shelburne and the Rev. Delores Stroud officiating. Burial will be in Graceland Cemetery...
Virginia Dowell (03/06/03)
Virginia Dowell, of Dyersburg, died Wednesday, March 5, 2003 at Oakwood Manor Nursing Care. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by J.W. Curry & Son Funeral Home.
Emma Lee Beckett Batts (03/06/03)
Emma Lee Beckett Batts, of Nashville, formerly of Dyersburg, died Thursday, Feb. 27, 2003. She was a retired teacher at Dyersburg High School. Services will be at 12 p.m. Saturday at Tabernacle Baptist Church. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.Smith Brothers Funeral Directtors Inc. of Nashville and H.H. Hudson Funeral Home in Dyersburg are in charge of arrangements. The family will receive visitors Friday at H.H. Hudson Funeral Home and at 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday at the church...
Marcella Maupin (03/06/03)
Marcella Maupin, 59, of Newbern, died Tuesday, March 4, 2003 at her residence. She was a homemaker and a member of Glendale Church of Christ. Services will be at 11 a.m. today in the chapel of Dyersburg Funeral Home with Brother Tom Bright officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery in Newbern...
Mary Helen Roberts (03/03/03)
Mary Helen Roberts, 84, of RoEllen, died Friday, Feb. 28, 2003 at her residence. She was a retired hairdresser and avid fisher and bird watcher and a member of RoEllen Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Services were at 2 p.m. today at the chapel of Johnson Funeral Home in Newbern with the Rev. Scotty Anderson officiating. Burial was in Rehoboth Cemetery at Newbern...
Vicki Lynn Saylor (03/03/03)
Vicki Lynn Saylor, 47, of Florence, Miss., formerly of Dyersburg, died Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2003 at her residence. She was a retail manager. Services are at 11 a.m. Monday at Roller Family Funeral Home in Memphis. Burial will be at 2 p.m. Monday in Dyer County Memorial Gardens...
Madgerine W. 'Temp' Butterworth (03/03/03)
Madgerine W. "Temp" Butterworth, 82, of Heber Springs, Ark., formerly of Dyersburg, died Thursday, Feb. 27, 2003 at Southridge Nursing Center in Heber Springs. She was a retired owner and operator of a refrigeration and air conditioning service and a restaurant and trailer court and a member of Dyersburg Cumberland Presbyterian Church...
Charles F. Bane (03/03/03)
Charles F. Bane, 75, of Dyersburg, died Thursday, Feb. 27, 2003 at his residence. He was a retired chief investigator for the Dyer County Sheriff's Department, a member of the Northwest Tennessee Retired Law Enforcement Officers Association, retired chief warrant officer in the Army and Navy, received the silver star and bronze star medals, served in Vietnam and Korea and a was Baptist. Services were at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Dyersburg Funeral Home. Burial was in Fairview Cemetery...
Carolyn F. Baker (03/03/03)
Carolyn F. Baker, 71, of Newbern, died Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2003 at Baptist Hospital-East in Memphis. She was a homemaker and a Baptist. Services were 11 a.m. Friday in the chapel of Johnson Funeral Home with Dr. Thomas Parnell and the Rev. James Combs officiating. Burial was in Fairview Cemetery in Newbern...
Ernie Lee Jackson (03/03/03)
Ernie Lee Jackson, 64, of Cloverdale community, formerly of Ridgely, died today at her residence. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Dyersburg Funeral Home.
Waurine Sayle Jordan (03/03/03)
Waurine Sayle Jordan, 88, of Halls, died Saturday, March 1, 2003 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center. She was a retired employee of Halltex Clothing Manufacturing, a member of Halls First Baptist Church and a homemaker. Services were at 2 p.m. Sunday at Halls Funeral Home. Burial was in Halls Cemetery...
Larry Estes (03/03/03)
Larry Estes, 51, of Tiptonville, died Friday, Feb. 28, 2003 at his residence. He was a hunting and fishing guide at Reelfoot Lake and a former member of the Tennessee Army National Guard. Services are at 2 p.m. Monday at the Tiptonville Chapel of Dyersburg Funeral Home with the Rev. Archie Larry officiating. Burial will be in Lake Memorial Gardens...
Michael H. Tinkle (03/03/03)
Michael H. Tinkle, 51, of Dyersburg, died Saturday, March 1, 2003 at his residence. He was a factory employee, a Navy veteran of Vietnam and a National Guard Veteran of Desert Storm. Services will be at 3 p.m. today in the chapel of J.W. Curry & Son Funeral Home with the Rev. Clyde Thompson officiating. Graveside services will be held at a later date...
Linnie Lusk (03/03/03)
Linnie Lusk, 75, of Selmer, died Friday, Feb. 28, 2003 at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Cosmopolitan Funeral Services of Dyersburg.
Emma Batts (03/03/03)
Dyersburg community activist and former Dyersburg High School guidance counselor Emma Batts died last week in Nashville. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.
Mildred Laverne Tull (03/03/03)
Mildred Laverne Tull, 75, of Friendship, died Friday, Feb. 28, 2003 at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. She was a retired employee of Todd Uniform. Services are at 2 p.m. Monday at Friendship Baptist Church, where she was a member, with Dr Billy Murphy officiating. Burial will be in Bellevernon Cemetery. Friendship Funeral Home in Friendship is in charge of arrangements...
Willie Bell (03/06/03)
Willie Bell, 88, of Cushing, Okla., formerly of Dyersburg, died Monday, March 3, 2003 at Cushing Regional Hospital. She was a homemaker. Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday in the chapel of Johnson Funeral Home with Brother Parks Thurmond officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery in Newbern...
Lella Lorene White (03/07/03)
Lella Lorene White, 92, of Dyersburg, died Thursday, March 6, 2003 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by H.H. Hudson Funeral Home.
Virginia Charlene Laws Dowell (03/07/03)
Virginia Charlene Laws Dowell, 80, of Dyersburg, died Wednesday, March 5, 2003 at Oakwood Manor Nursing Care. She was a homemaker and a member of Phillips Street Church of Christ. Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. today in Fairview Cemetery with Brother John Stacy officiating. J.W. Curry & Son Funeral Home is charge of arrangements...
Jimmie Ed Williams (03/12/03)
Jimmie Ed Williams, 47, of Henning, died Saturday, March 8, 2003 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Ripley. He was farmer for Wakefield Farms. Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at El Canaan Church in Henning with the Rev. J.E. Sullen officiating. Burial will be in Bethlehem Cemetery in Henning...
Jacob Glenn Scott (03/12/03)
Jacob Glenn Scott, infant son of K.J. and Jamie Scott of Ridgely, died Sunday, March 9, 2003 at LeBonheur Children's Hospital in Memphis. Services will be at 1 p.m. today at Keystone Church of God in Tiptonville with Brother Anthony Love officiating. Burial will be in New Haven Cemetery in Ridgely. Dyersburg Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements...
Alice Rickman (03/12/03)
Alice Rickman, 87, of Dyersburg, died Tuesday, March 11, 2003 at Oakwood Manor. She was a retired nurse's aide and a member of Southside Baptist Church. Services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday in the chapel of Dyersburg Funeral Home with the Rev. Joe Naylor and the Rev. Ronnie Wylie officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery...
Daniel Curtis Willis (03/12/03)
Daniel Curtis Willis, 71, of Dyersburg, died Tuesday, March 11, 2003 at Baptist Hospital-East in Memphis. He was a retired agent with MetLife, a U.S. Army Korean War veteran, a member of Harvest Baptist Church and a member of Life Underwriters Association...
Jodie Reynolds (03/14/03)
Jodie Reynolds, of Ridgely, died today at Jackson Regional Medical Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by J.W. Curry & Son Funeral Home.
Kathleen Perkins (03/14/03)
Kathleen Perkins, 53, of Tiptonville, died today at Methodist Hospital-North in Memphis. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Dyersburg Funeral Home.
Jerry Higgins (03/14/03)
Jerry Higgins, of Finley, died Wednesday, March 12, 2003 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Johnson Funeral Home.
Leonard Asbridge (03/14/03)
Leonard Asbridge of Brandon, Miss., formerly of Dyersburg, died March 5, 2003. He attended the Tennessee School for the Deaf in Knoxville, where he was a stand-out athlete in track & field, baseball, and football. After barely missing a chance to attend Gallaudet University, he returned to his native Dyer County and began work as a printer, ultimately settling in Memphis. ...
Katherine Wright (03/14/03)
Katherine Wright, of Newbern, died Thursday, March 13, 2003 at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Johnson Funeral Home.
Lida Crawford (03/14/03)
Lida Crawford, of Dyersburg, died Thursday, March 13, 2003 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Johnson Funeral Home.
Wenona Plunk (03/11/03)
Wenona Plunk, 90, of Selmer, died Sunday, March 9, 2003 at Ridgely Care & Rehabilitation Center. She was a homemaker. Services will be at 1 p.m. today at Shackelford Funeral Directors of Selmer. Burial will be in Maggie Jones Cemetery in Finger.
Jacob Glen Scott (03/11/03)
Jacob Glen Scott, infant son of K.J. and Jamie Scott of Ridgely, died Sunday, March 9, 2003 at LeBonheur Children's Hospital in Memphis. Services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Keystone Church of God in Tiptonville with Brother Anthony Love officiating. Burial will be in New Haven Cemetery in Ridgely. Dyersburg Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements...
Jeffrey Wayne McDavid (03/10/03)
Jeffrey Wayne McDavid, 35, of Clarkton, MO, died on Friday, February 28, 2003, in Clarkton, MO. He was born on April 14, 1967, in Paris, TN to his mother Patricia Crowe McDavid and father Donald Richard McDavid. He worked at Plastene Supply in Portageville early in life and was united in marriage on May 26, 2000 in Piggott, AR to survivor Dawn "Shelly" Simpson...
V. J. Shanklin (03/10/03)
Mr. V. J. Shanklin, of Dresden, TN, died at 86 years of age on Wednesday, March 5th, 2003 at Dyersburg Manor Nursing Home. Mr. Shanklin, a retired Dresden High School Ag. and FFA teacher, was born in Latham, TN to the late Roscoe and Charity Jones Shanklin. He was a member of Southside Church of Christ in Dresden and a former member of the Weakley County Commissioner and Rotary Club...
Buddie Adcock (03/10/03)
Buddie Adcock, 83, of Dyersburg, died Friday, March 7th, 2003 at his residence in Dyersburg. He was a farmer and known to locals as "the man in the window" because of his tendency to stand at the window of his residence and wave to the passers-by...
Dr. John McQueen Guttery Jr. (03/10/03)
Renowned local dentist Dr. John McQueen Guttery Jr. died Friday at Dyersburg Manor Nursing Care. He was 87. "There wasn't a finer or better dentist in the world," said longtime friend Billy Yates. "Dr. Guttery was a good citizen, a great contributor to the community. He will be missed."...
George Russell Williams (03/10/03)
who for 36 years ran Williams Furniture at Four Points, died Saturday night at his home south of Dyersburg. Born Oct. 27, 1930 to Fred and Evie Williams in St. Joseph, Tenn., he moved with his family to the Bruceville community in 1937 along with a sister and five brothers. Williams was a World War II veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving on the U.S.S. Coral Sea for two years and at Norfolk, Va. for two years...
Jacob Scott (03/10/03)
Jacob Scott, infant son of K.J. and Jamie Scott of Ridgely, died Sunday, March 9, 2003 at LeBonheur Children's Hospital in Memphis. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Dyersburg Funeral Home.
Geneva Davis (03/10/03)
Geneva Davis, 77, of Dyersburg, died Sunday, March 9, 2003 at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. She was a retired employee of Dyersburg Fabrics for 48 years and attended East Dyersburg Pentecostal Church. Services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday in the chapel of J.W. Curry & Son Funeral Home with the Rev. John Morris and the Rev. Ron Lovins officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery in Dyersburg...
Lella Lorene White (03/10/03)
Mrs. Lella Lorene White, 92, of Dyersburg, died Thursday, March 6, 2003 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center Hospital. She was a member of Grace Presbyterian Church and a member of the Usher and Trustee boards. Funeral Services will be today at 1:30 p.m. at Grace Presbyterian Church in Dyersburg with Rev. Calvin White officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery in Dyersburg...
Curtis Willis (03/11/03)
Curtis Willis, of Dyersburg, died today at Baptist East Hospital in Memphis. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Johnson Funeral Home.
Alice Rickman (03/11/03)
Alice Rickman, 87, of Dyersburg, died today at Oakwood Manor. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Dyersburg Funeral Home.
Jodie H. Reynolds (03/14/03)
Jodie H. Reynolds, 78, of Ridgely, died Thursday, March 13, 2003 at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. He was a factory employee. Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Calvary Baptist Church with the Rev. Carl Southerland and the Rev. Danny Hall officiating. Burial will be in New Haven Cemetery in Ridgely. J.W. Curry & Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements...