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Obituaries from December 2007

Obituaries for Dec. 31, 2007 (12/31/07)
Marilyn June Boling, 72, of Troy, died Saturday, Dec. 29, 2007 at Baptist Memorial Hospital. She was a retired civil-service employee and a member of South Fork Baptist Church. Services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Friendship Funeral Home with the Rev. John Hayes officiating. Burial will be in South Fork Cemetery...
Obituaries for Dec. 30, 2007 (12/29/07)
Wanda D. Cooper, 45, of Dyersburg, died Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2007 at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. She was a homemaker. Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Dyersburg Christian Center with the Rev. W.L. Cadney officiating. Burial will be in Veterans Cemetery in Dyersburg. Currie's Funeral Home of Henning is in charge of arrangements...
Obituaries for Dec. 27, 2007 (12/27/07)
James Henry Avery, 76, of Tiptonville, died Sunday, Dec. 23, 2007 at his residence. He was an employee of Tiptonville Police Department and an Army veteran. Services will be at 1 p.m. today at St. John No. 2 Baptist Church in Tiptonville. Burial will be in Citizens Cemetery in Tiptonville. H.H. Hudson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements...
Obituaries for Dec. 26, 2007 (12/26/07)
Mary Alline Barker Willis, 95, of Newbern, died Sunday, Dec. 23, 2007 at Dyersburg Manor Nursing Center. She was a homemaker and a member of Glendale Church of Christ. Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Glendale Church of Christ in Newbern with Bro. Todd Walker, Bro. Ronnie Scherffius, Marty Byars and Bryan Walker officiating. Burial will be in Zion Cemetery in Elbridge. Johnson-Williams Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements...
Obituaries for Dec. 24, 2007 (12/23/07)
Georgia Mae Barber, 69, of Obion, died Saturday, Dec. 22, 2007 at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. She was a retired factory worker and active in crochet, craftwork and gardening. Services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Ridgely Church of God of Prophecy with the Rev. Clayton Mahan officiating. Burial will be in New Haven Cemetery...
Obituaries for Dec. 23, 2007 (12/22/07)
Opal Inez Crocker, 88, of Tiptonville, died Friday, Dec. 21, 2007 at Reelfoot Manor Nursing Center. She was a homemaker and a member of Tiptonville First Baptist Church. Graveside services were Saturday at Tiptonville City Cemetery with the Rev. Jerry Leggett officiating. Dyersburg Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements...
Obituaries for Dec. 21, 2007 (12/22/07)
Paul Ennis Paul Ennis, 85, of Dyersburg, died Thursday, Dec. 20, 2007 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center. He was a retired truck driver, an Air Force veteran of World War II and a member and deacon at Hillcrest Baptist Church. Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in the chapel of Dyersburg Funeral Home with the Rev. Lynn King officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery...
Obituaries for Dec. 20, 2007 (12/20/07)
Doris Pauline Davis, 78, of Dyersburg, died Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2007 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center. She was a homemaker. Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Friday in City Cemetery with the Rev. John Morris officiating. Curry Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements...
Obituaries for Dec. 19, 2007 (12/19/07)
Edytha Mae Burroughs, 71, of Dyersburg, died Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2007 in Dyersburg. She was a homemaker. A memorial service will be at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Halls Funeral Home. The family will receive visitors at 6 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Survivors include a daughter, Shelia Seay of Point Claire, Quebec, Canada; a son, Terry Allen of Quebec, Canada; a sister, Bernice Bryce of Arkansas; four brothers, Wymond Burroughs, John Burroughs and Sol "Sam" Burroughs, all of Halls and Jerry Burroughs of Dyersburg; nine grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.. ...
Obituaries for Dec. 18, 2007 (12/18/07)
Julian "Jay" Aubrey, 60, of Dyersburg, died Friday, Dec. 14, 2007 at his residence. He was a retired carpenter. Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday in City Cemetery in Dyersburg with Bro. Mac Daniels officiating. Curry Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements...
Obituaries for Dec. 17, 2007 (12/17/07)
Virginia Dare Williams, 86, of Germantown, formerly of Friendship, died Saturday, Dec. 15, 2007 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis. She was a graduate of Friendship High School and Ward Belmont College, was Mrs. Home-maker of the Mid-South in 1957, an active member of the Crockett County Cancer Society, the American Heart Association and a pink lady at the Regional Medical Center in Jackson, named Woman of Year by Crockett County Chamber of Commerce, a member of the Eastern Star, Daughter of the American Revolution and Un ited Daughters of the Confederacy. ...
Obituaries for Dec. 16, 2007 (12/15/07)
Helen Bryant Cobb, 85, died Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2007 at The North Mississippi Medical Center in Palmetto, Miss. She served in ministry with her husband at churches in Adamsville, Tenn., Stuttgart, Ark., and Dyersburg, and was a member of Verona Christian Church in Verona, Miss...
Obituaries for Dec. 14, 2007 (12/15/07)
Ruby Crecelius, 82, of Newbern, died Thursday, Dec. 11, 2007 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center. She was retired from Heckethorn Mfg. and a member of Hillcrest Baptist Church. Visitation will be from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Friday at Dyersburg Funeral Home. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at the Dyersburg Funeral Home chapel. Burial will be at Oakhill Cemetery near Gadsden...
Obituaries for Dec. 13, 2007 (12/13/07)
Rebecca Foster Cook, 90, of Dyersburg, died Monday, Dec. 10, 2007 at Dyersburg Manor Nursing Center. She was a retired employee of Colonial Rubber Works and a member of Bogota Baptist Church. Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday in the chapel of Curry Funeral Home with the Rev. Carmon Dennison officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery in Dyersburg...
Obituaries for Dec. 12, 2007 (12/12/07)
Skipper Jones Jr., 79, died Sunday, Dec. 9, 2007 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center. He was owner of Newman Jones Ford Dealership, Jones Construction and Jones Brothers Tractor Company and a 70-year member of First United Methodist Church, a former Sunday school teacher and lay speaker, past president of the Rotary Club with 45 years of perfect attendance and received the Paul Harris Fellowship Award, past president of Jaycees and organized the Art League, Bass Club and the Dyersburg Fairground radio-controlled flyers club, a Shriner and was instrumental in building the new hospital and the Mississippi River Bridge. ...
Obituaries for Dec. 11, 2007 (12/11/07)
Wanda Hilliard O'Dell, 81, of Halls, died Sunday, Dec. 9, 2007 in Memphis. She was a homemaker and a member and elder of Poplar Grove Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Halls. Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Poplar Grove Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Burial will be in Poplar Grove Cemetery near Halls...
Obituaries for Dec. 10, 2007 (12/10/07)
Steven J. Alsup, 81, of St. Louis, Mo., formerly of Newbern, died Saturday, Dec. 8, 2007 at St. Anthony Medical Center in St. Louis. He was a retired electrician, a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and a member of the American Legion. Services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday in the chapel of Johnson-Williams Funeral Home with the Rev. John Knapp officiating. Burial will be in Zion Cemetery in Elbridge...
Obituaries for Dec. 9, 2007 (12/10/07)
Chance Burlison, 11 weeks, of Tiptonville, died Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2007 at his residence. Services were Saturday at First Baptist Church in Ridgely with Bro. Richard Braggs officiating. Burial was in Republic Cemetery in Union City. Cosmopolitan Funeral Services was in charge of arrangements...
Obituaries for Dec. 7, 2007 (12/08/07)
Virginia "Miss Sis" Holt, 89, of Dyersburg, died Thursday, Dec. 6, 2007 at Dyersburg Manor Nursing Center. She was a retired cafeteria manager for Finley and Lenox Schools in the Dyer County School System for 39 years, a member of Finley Baptist Church and known by all school children as "Miss Sis"...
Obituaries for Dec. 6, 2007 (12/06/07)
Mildred L. Chandler, 75, of Newbern, died Monday, Dec. 3, 2007 at Wesley Care Center in Dyersburg. She was a retired employee of GE Sylvania and a member of Fairview Baptist Church. Services were at 3 p.m. Wednesday in the chapel of Johnson-Williams Funeral Home with the Rev. Tim Elrod officiating...
Obituaries for Dec. 5, 2007 (12/05/07)
William O. Armstead, 82, of Brownsville, died Thursday, Nov. 29, 2007 at Regional Hospital in Jackson. Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Westside Church of Christ in Brownsville. Burial will be in Harrington Cemetery in Brownsville. Rawls Funeral Home in Brownsville is in charge of arrangements...
Obituaries for Dec. 4, 2007 (12/04/07)
Don Cooper Goforth, 61, of Waterford, Mich., formerly of Tigrett, died Saturday, Dec. 1, 2007. He was a retired employee of General Motors and an Army veteran. Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Friendship Funeral Home with Ramey Vetta officiating. Burial will be in Friendship Cemetery...
Obituaries for Dec. 3, 2007 (12/03/07)
Joe Harrison, 70, of Yorkville, died Saturday, Dec. 1, 2007 at his residence. He was a retired employee of Milan Arsenal and a member of Mt. Tirzah Baptist Church. Services will be at 1 p.m. today at Johnson-Williams Funeral Home with Bro. Frank Paris officiating. Burial will be in Yorkville Cemetery...
Obituaries for Dec. 2, 2007 (12/03/07)
Berinese Ozment Carter, 87, of Halls, died Friday, Nov. 30, 2007 at Dyersburg Manor Nursing Center. She was a homemaker and a member of Southside Baptist Church. Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Curry Funeral Home with the Rev. Loren Stephens and the Rev. Joe Naylor officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery in Dyersburg...
Obituaries for Nov. 30, 2007 (12/01/07)
Flois "Murphy" Murphy Jr., 82, of Dyersburg, died Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2007 at his residence. He was retired manager of Amerigas and a member of the Church of Jesus Christ. Services will be at 1 p.m. today at in the chapel Dyersburg Funeral Home with Bro. Mickey Dodd and Bro. Tommy Johnson officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery...