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Obituaries from April 2008

Obituaries for April 30, 2008 (04/30/08)
Bobbie Sue Hendrix Cooper, 66, of Harrisburg, N.C., died Monday, April 28, 2008 at her residence. She was an orthodontic assistant for Dr. Frank Pattshall, a graduate of Newbern High School, a member of the National Street Rod Associa-tion and Good Guys and a member of Sugar Creek Pres-byterian Church in Charlotte, N.C...
Obituaries for April 29, 2008 (04/29/08)
Dr. Mickey R. Carpenter, 60, of Paris, formerly of Dyersburg, died Saturday, April 26, 2008. He was serving as District Superintendent of the Paris District of the United Methodist Church, received a BS from Lambuth, a Masters of Divinity from Candler School of Theology at Emory University in Atlanta, and a Doctorate of Ministry from Vanderbilt University in Nashville...
Obituaries for April 28, 2008 (04/28/08)
George Herbert Shelton, 68, of Gleason, formerly of Lake County, died Saturday, April 26, 2008 at the Regional Hospital in Jackson. He was a retired investigator for the Weakley County Sheriff's Office, a former Ridgely police officer and former Tiptonville Chief of Police and attended Twin City Community Church in Hollow Rock...
Obituaries for April 27, 2008 (04/26/08)
Woodrow Box, 75, of Dyersburg, formerly of Haines City, Fla., died Saturday, April 26, 2008 at Wesley Care Center in Dyersburg. He was a heavy-equipment operator and a member of Lake Hamilton Free Will Baptist Church in Haines City, Fla. The family will receive visitors from 5:30-8 p.m. Monday at Johnson-Williams Funeral Home...
Obituaries for April 25, 2008 (04/25/08)
Tillman E. Bragg, 80, of Duck River, Tenn., formerly of Dyersburg, died Thursday, March 6, 2008. He was a retired steel-fabricating sheer operator. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at The Free Holiness Church with Bro. David Bragg officiating...
Obituaries for April 24, 2008 (04/24/08)
Agnes Louise McCloud, 59, of Dyersburg, formerly of Delray Beach, Fla., died March 23, 2008 at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. She was a member of Tucker Street Church. Graveside services were held in Boynton Beach, Fla. on April 5. A memorial service will be held Sunday at 4:30 p.m. at Tucker Street Church...
Obituaries for April 23, 2008 (04/23/08)
Ruth R. Apple, 84, of Dyersburg, died Monday, April 21, 2008 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center. She was a homemaker and a retired employee of Dyersburg Fabrics for over 25 years, a charter member of Second Baptist Church, former Sunday school teacher and WMU president...
Obituaries for April 22, 2008 (04/22/08)
Luther Vernon Blalock, 75, of Dyersburg, died Sunday, April 20, 2008 at Ridgely Care & Rehabilitation Center. He was a painter and attended the Church of Jesus Christ. Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the City Cemetery with the Rev. Ray Sollis officiating. Curry Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements...
Obituaries for April 21, 2008 (04/21/08)
Ada Moselle Jones, 81, of Dyersburg, died Friday, April 18, 2008. She was a member of Silver Springs Baptist Church, Mt. Juliet. Services will be at noon Tuesday, in the chapel of Hermitage Funeral Home with Rev. Don Williams officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Juliet Memorial Gardens...
Obituaries for April 20, 2008 (04/19/08)
Guy Maddox, 90, of Ridgely, died Friday, April 18, 2008 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center. He was retired from the Lake County Highway Department, a member of Wynnburg Baptist Church, and an Army veteran of World War II. Services will be at 2 p.m. today at the Ridgely Chapel of Dyersburg Funeral Home with the Rev. Ralph Buckley officiating. Burial will be in New Haven Cemetery in Ridgely...
Obituaries for April 18, 2008 (04/18/08)
Jo Evelyn Canada, 93, of Dyersburg, died Thursday, April 17, 2008 at Dyersburg Manor Nursing Center. She was a retired clerk for Jacobi Rexall Drugs and a member of First Christian Church. Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Dyersburg Funeral Home with Dr. Aubrey Hay officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery...
Obituaries for April 17, 2008 (04/17/08)
Walter Mann, 67, of Ripley, died Tuesday, April 15, 2008 at Lauderdale Community Living Center in Ripley. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Mark Missionary Baptist Church in Henning with the Rev. William Jarrett officiating. Burial will be in Canfield Cemetery in Ripley. Thompson's Mortuary is in charge of arrangements...
Obituaries for April 16, 2008 (04/16/08)
Bobby Joe Matheny, 53, of Ridgely, died Tuesday, April 8, 2008 at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. A private memorial service will be held at a later time. The family will receive visitors at 5-8 p.m. today at Curry Funeral Home. Survivors include two daughters, Samantha Joe Matheny of Newbern and Brandy Evans of Ridgely; a son, Bobby Joe Matheny Jr. of Ridgely; a sister, Pat Matheny of Hornbeak; three grandchildren; and a close friend, Briton Dean of Wynnburg...
Obituaries for April 15, 2008 (04/15/08)
Ethel Sanders Forsythe, 83, of Dyersburg, died Monday, April 14, 2008 at Oakwood Community Living Center. She was a homemaker and a member of Audobon Park Baptist Church in Memphis. Services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday in the chapel of Dyersburg Funeral Home with the Rev. Calvin Smith and Bro. Bud McPherson officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery...
Obituaries for April 14, 2008 (04/14/08)
Dorothy Mae Morris, 82, of Trimble, died Sunday, April 13, 2008 at her residence. She was a retired employee of Trimble Manufacturing, a member of Trimble United Methodist church, Trimble Women's Club and the American Legion. Services will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday at Trimble United Methodist Church with the Rev. Judith Wolfgang and the Rev. Terry Presson officiating. Burial will be in Pierce Cemetery in Trimble. Johnson-Williams Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements...
Obituaries for April 13, 2008 (04/12/08)
Betty S. McGraw, 76, of Newbern, died Thursday, April 10, 2008 at Dyersburg Manor. She was a seamstress and a member of RoEllen Baptist Church and the Eastern Star. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. today at Rehoboth Cemetery in Newbern with the Rev. Johnny Michael officiating. Johnson-Williams Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements...
Obituaries for April 11, 2008 (04/12/08)
Velma Wheatley Dedmon, 87, of Dyer, died Monday, April 7, 2008 in Dyer. She was a homemaker. Services were held Wednesday at Bells Chapel Cumberland Presbyterian Church, where she was a member, with Dr. Larry Blakeburn officiating. Burial was in Bells Chapel Church Cemetery. Karnes & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements...
Obituaries for April 10, 2008 (04/10/08)
Karen "Kay" Eileen Epperson, 51, of Newbern, died Monday, April 7, 2008 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center. She was a former employee of Choctaw Texaco and Ray's Liquor Store. Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Fairview Cemetery in Newbern with the Rev. George Butler officiating...
Obituaries for April 9, 2008 (04/09/08)
Kay B. Fay, 66, of Memphis, formerly of Dyersburg, died March 16, 2008 at her residence. She was retired from sales work with Bristol-Squibb, attended Mississippi State College for Women, and was a graduate of the University of Memphis, where she was a charter member of the Pi Beta Phi chapter...
Obituaries for April 8, 2008 (04/08/08)
Burnard G. Agee, 86, of Parsons, formerly of Dyersburg, died Monday, April 7, 2008 at Decatur County General Hospital in Parsons. He was retired as an accountant for Forcum Lannom Contractors and Acred Shoe Store, a member of Dyersburg First United Methodist Church, a graduate of Murray State University and was a Marine Corps veteran of World War II, receiving two Purple Hearts in the Battle of Okinawa...
Obituaries for April 7, 2008 (04/07/08)
Harold A. Steward, 85, of Dyersburg, died Saturday, April 5, 2008. He was retired from the Federal Aviation Association, a member of Moose Lodge and New Madrid Methodist Church and was a World War II veteran. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Evergreen Cemetery in New Madrid, Mo. with the Rev. Jeff Long officiating...
Obituaries for April 4, 2008 (04/04/08)
Dixie Inez Johnson Parnell, 97, of Newbern, died Wednesday, April 2, 2008 at her residence. She was a homemaker, a two-time world champion of the Tennessee Walking Horse Celebration held in Shelbyville, and inducted into the Tennessee Walking Horse Hall of Fame along with her husband, James Franklin Parnell, in 1981. They were the first non-professionals and the first couple to be inducted, and she was the third woman to be inducted in the Hall of Fame...
Obituaries for April 2, 2008 (04/02/08)
Pamela Diane Gladden, 54, of Dyersburg, died Monday, March 31, 2008 at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday in Dyer County Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Wes Depew officiating. The family will receive visitors at 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at Dyersburg Funeral Home...
Obituaries for April 1, 2008 (04/01/08)
Harry Jones, 64, of Halls, died Sunday, March 30, 2008 at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Lauderdale. He was a retired insurance agent, a member of Lenox Baptist Church, attended Mary's Chapel Baptist Church, owner of Family Shoe Stores, an Independent Insurance Broker and an avid hunter and fisherman...