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Obituaries from May 2008

Obituaries for June 1, 2008 (05/31/08)
Ernest Alton "Skip" Simpson Jr., 49, of Newbern, died Wednesday, May 28, 2008 at Wesley Care Center in Dyersburg. He was an employee of Townecraft. Services were at 10 a.m. Saturday in the chapel of Johnson-Williams Funeral Home with the Rev. John Poor officiating. Burial was in Church Grove Cemetery...
Obituaries for May 28, 2008 (05/28/08)
William Russell "Rusty" Maynard Jr. 48, of Finley, died Sunday, May 25, 2008 at his residence. He was a sales clerk for Dyersburg Electrical Supply and a former member of Tennessee Army National Guard. Services will be at 11 a.m. today in the chapel of Dyersburg Funeral Home with Bobby Fisher officiating. Burial will be in Sorrell's Chapel Cemetery...
Obituaries for May 27, 2008 (05/27/08)
Eleanor "Miss Tom" Brasfield, 95, of Friendship, died Sunday, May 25, 2008 at Jackson General Hospital. She was a homemaker, a member of Friendship Baptist Church and an avid cook, quilter and gardener. Services will be at 11 a.m. today at Friendship Baptist Church with the Rev. Mike Melton and the Rev. Tommy Warner officiating. Burial will be in Bell Vernon Cemetery. Dyersburg Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements...
Obituaries for May 25, 2008 (05/24/08)
Kathy L. Boxx, 43, of Dyersburg, died Wednesday, May 21, 2008 at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. She was a waitress. Graveside services were Saturday at Sorrell's Chapel Cemetery in Dyersburg with Bro. Mickey Dodd officiating. Curry Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements...
Obituaries for May 22, 2008 (05/22/08)
Jerry L. "Grasshopper" Daniels, 75, of Dyersburg, died Tuesday, May 20, 2008 at his residence. He was a retired employee of Olberg Manufacturing and a U.S. Army veteran. Services will be at 2 p.m. today in the chapel of Curry Funeral Home with Bro. Loren Stephens officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery in Dyersburg...
Obituaries for May 20, 2008 (05/20/08)
Nealie Thomas "Andy" Anderson, formerly of Dyersburg, died May 12, 2008 at Cumberland Medical Center in Crossville. He received a Bachelor of Science degree from The University of Tennessee in 1955 and graduated in 1957 with a Master of Science Degree in Chemical Engineering. ...
Obituaries for May 19, 2008 (05/19/08)
Robert Ashley "Bob" Rodgers, 74, of Dyersburg, died Saturday, May 17, 2008 at Baptist East Hospital in Memphis. He was a self-employed auto dealer and auctioneer, a member of First Baptist Church and Biblos Sunday School Class, former member of the Jaycees and Dyersburg Kiwanis Club and formerly active in March of Dimes...
Obituaries for May 18, 2008 (05/17/08)
Patsy Ann Parker, 45, of Troy, died Friday, May 16, 2008 at her residence. She was a homemaker. Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Dyersburg Funeral Home Tiptonville Chapel with the Rev. Archie Larry officiating. Burial will be in Lake Memorial Gardens in Tiptonville...
Obituaries for May 15, 2008 (05/15/08)
Velma Christine "Crickett" Clark, 62, of Tigrett, died Wednesday, May 14, 2008 at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. She was a homemaker and a member of Free Holiness Church and the Ladies Auxiliary. Services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Independent Free Holiness Church with Bro. Calvin Smith and Bro. Dakota Owsley officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery...
Obituaries for May 13, 2008 (05/13/08)
Ruby Mozella Burse, 84, of Maury City, died Monday, May 12, 2008 at Crockett County Nursing Home. She was a homemaker and a member of Maury City Church of Christ. Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Maury City Funeral Home with Stephen Sutton officiating. Burial will be in Maury City Cemetery...
Obituaries for May 11, 2008 (05/10/08)
Dr. James Edward McKee, 84, formerly of Newbern, died Thursday, May 1, 2008 at his residence in Memphis. He was a retired teacher and coach at Newbern High School, was principal at Halls, Trimble and Obion County Central High School and was president of Bethel College in McKenzie and a World War II Army veteran, served as an officer with AARP, and a member, teacher and elder at Germantown Cumberland Presbyterian Church...
Obituaries for May 7, 2008 (05/07/08)
Mary Edith Crockett, 89, of Dyersburg, formerly of Big Sandy, died Monday, May 5, 2008 at Wesley of Dyersburg Nursing Center. She was a homemaker and a member of First United Methodist Church in Big Sandy. Services will be at 2 p.m. today in the chapel of Stockdale-Malin Funeral Home in Big Sandy with Bro. Joe Walker officiating. Burial will be in Liberty Cemetery in Camden...
Obituaries for May 6, 2008 (05/06/08)
Hazel E. Brown, 85, of Lowell, Ind., formerly of Dyersburg, died Sunday, May 4, 2008. She was a self-employed home health aide, former employee of Paramore Hospital, Mills Nursing Home and Lowell Healthcare, worked in the Cleveland Ohio Airplane Factory during World War II and was a member of the First Baptist Church in Lowell...
Obituaries for May 5, 2008 (05/05/08)
Doris Marie Rose, 63, of Dyersburg, died Saturday, May 3, 2008 at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. She was a production worker for Colonial Rubber and a member of Harvest Baptist Church. Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday in the chapel of Curry Funeral Home with the Rev. Scott Sewell officiating. Burial will be in Dyer County Memorial Gardens...
Obituaries for May 4, 2008 (05/03/08)
Arthur Yancy, 64, died Wednesday, April 30, 2008 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center. Services were held at Ridgely Chapel Saturday. H.H. Hudson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Survivors include his wife, Ruthie Yancy of Ridgely; five daughters, Lavon Yancy, Sharon Yancy, LaShana Yancy, Renae Pearson and Samantha Yancy, all of Ridgely; a son, Arthur Yancy Jr.; a stepson, Cory Biggs; a sister, Barbara Ann McCoy of Ridgely; two brothers, James Woods and Chico Yancy of Dyersburg; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.. ...
Obituaries for May 2, 2008 (05/02/08)
Andrew Davis, 80, of Dyersburg, died Monday, April 28, 2008 at Dyersburg Manor Nursing Center. He was a retired employee of Forcum Lannom Materials. Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. today in MCCO Cemetery in Newbern with Bro. Dustin Forthum officiating. Johnson-Williams Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements...
Obituaries for May 1, 2008 (05/01/08)
Joel Blevins Sr., 87, of Dyersburg, died Sunday, April 27, 2008 at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. He was a retired owner of Blevins Bail Bonding Company, a member of Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist Church and Men Empowering Men, a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, receiving the European-African-Middle Easter Theater Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal and a War II Victory Medal...