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Obituaries from August 2008

Obituaries for Aug. 29, 2008 (08/31/08)
L.D. Claybrooks, of Wilson, Ark., died Sunday, Aug. 24, 2008 at Saint Bernard Hospital in Jonesboro, Ark. Services will be at noon Saturday at Buck's Chapel Missionary Baptist Church in Maury City with the Rev. Joe Lewis officiating. H.H. Hudson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements...
Obituaries for Aug. 28, 2008 (08/29/08)
Billie Gene "Bill" Pruitt, 76, of Dyersburg, died Sunday, Aug. 24, 2008 at his residence. He was a retired employee of Colonial Rubber Works and a member of Parr Avenue Church of Christ. Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday in the chapel of Dyersburg Funeral Home with Bro. Scott Owen and Bro. Parks Thurman officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery...
Obituaries for Aug. 26, 2008 (08/28/08)
Neal Wayne Black, 46, of Dyersburg, died Saturday, Aug. 23, 2008 at Baptist East Hospital in Memphis. He was a maintenance mechanic for Quebecor World and a member of First United Methodist Church. Services will be at 7 p.m. today at Curry Funeral Home with Dr. Phillip Cook officiating, and at 11 a.m. Friday at Miller Funeral Home in Vandalia, Ill. Burial will be in German Reform Cemetery in Brownstown, Ill...
Obituaries for Aug. 25, 2008 (08/26/08)
Jerry Lee McCorkle, 59, of Dyersburg, died Saturday, Aug. 23, 2008 at his residence. He was retired as an employee of Heckethorn Manufacturing, where he worked for more than 30 years. Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Fairview Cemetery in Dyersburg...
Obituaries for Aug. 24, 2008 (08/25/08)
Ruby Carson, 96, of Newbern, died Friday, Aug. 22, 2008 at Dyersburg Manor Nursing Center. She was a homemaker and a member of Fair Havens Church of Christ. Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Dyersburg Funeral Home with Bro. Parks Thurmon officiating. Burial will be in Hurricane Hill Cemetery...
Obituaries for Aug. 22, 2008 (08/24/08)
Clara Henson Gant, 76, of Savannah, Ga., formerly of Samburg, died Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2008 at her residence. She was a homemaker, a former alderwoman for the town of Samburg and former organizer for the Tennessee Wildlife Waterfowl Festival. Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Ridgely chapel of Dyersburg Funeral Home with the Rev. Tommy Smothers officiating. Burial will be in New Haven Cemetery in Ridgely...
Obituaries for Aug. 21, 2008 (08/22/08)
William E. "Bill" Braese of Jackson, formerly of Dyersburg, died Friday, Aug. 15, 2008. He was the owner and operator of Dyer Aero Service at Dyersburg Airport from 1962 until 1976, and received multiple awards of recognition for his work as a licensed pilot, mechanic, and A and E aircraft inspector...
Obituaries for Aug. 20, 2008 (08/21/08)
Sylvester Goodman, 60, of Dyersburg, died Monday, Aug. 18, 2008 at his residence. He was a truck driver. Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Dyer County Memorial Gardens in Dyersburg with the Rev. Mac Daniels and the Rev. Billy Tucker officiating...
Obituaries for Aug. 19, 2008 (08/21/08)
William Atkins Jr., 77, of Ripley, died Thursday, Aug. 14, 2008 at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 23 at Thompson's Mortuary in Ripley with the Rev. Adries Atkins officiating. The family will receive visitors from noon-7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 22 at the funeral home...
Obituaries for Aug. 18, 2008 (08/19/08)
Johnnie Marjorie Crafton, 69, of Dyersburg, died Saturday, Aug. 16, 2008 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center. She was retired as an employee of Wrangler. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Johnson-Williams Funeral Home with the Rev. Ronnie Turner officiating. Burial will be in Mayfield Cemetery in Trenton...
Obituaries for Aug. 17, 2008 (08/18/08)
Idell Hicks, 75, of Dyersburg, died Friday, Aug. 15, 2008 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center. She was a homemaker. Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Fairview Cemetery in Newbern with Bill Boyers officiating. The family will receive visitors from 5-8 p.m. today at Johnson-Williams Funeral Home...
Obituaries for Aug. 15, 2008 (08/17/08)
Barbara Jean "Sister" Eastwood, 72, of Dyersburg died Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2008 at her residence. She was a security guard for 12 years and captain with Murray Guard, and a Baptist. Services will be at 11 a.m. today at Curry Funeral Home with the Rev. Nathe Ozment officiating. Burial will be in Sorrell's Chapel Cemetery in Dyersburg...
Obituaries for Aug. 14, 2008 (08/15/08)
Woodrow Wilson Kirkpatrick, 63, of Ripley, died Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2008 at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. He was a self-employed truck driver and a Baptist. Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Halls Funeral Home. Burial will be in Concord Cemetery in Gates...
Obituaries for Aug. 13, 2008 (08/15/08)
Nancy Ann Garrison, 63, of Owensboro, Ky., formerly of Finley, died Thursday, June 19, 2008 at Owensboro Medical Health Systems. A memorial service will be held in Finley at 11 a.m. Aug. 23 at Finley United Pentecostal Church. --- Mitchell Allen Hipp, 41, of Dyersburg, died Monday, Aug. 11, 2008 at his residence...
Obituaries for Aug. 10, 2008 (08/10/08)
Jerry C. 'Yogi' Allmon, 74, of Dyersburg, died Saturday, Aug. 9, 2008 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center. He was a retired employee of the city of Newbern Water Department and a member of Newbern First Baptist Church. Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Johnson-Williams Funeral Home with the Rev. James Combs officiating. Burial will be in Yorkville Cemetery...
Obituaries for Aug. 8, 2008 (08/10/08)
Brian Halliburton, 38, of Gates, died Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2008 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Ripley. Services will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at Halls High School with the Rev. Booker Joe Nance Jr. officiating. Burial will be in Trinity Cemetery in Gates. Thompson's Mortuary is in charge of arrangements...
Obituaries for Aug. 7, 2008 (08/10/08)
Julian F. Hall, 65, of Dyersburg, died Monday, Aug. 4, 2008 at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. He was a factory worker. Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Curry Funeral Home with Bro. David Powell and Bro. Brian Giselbach officiating. Burial will be in Dyer County Memorial Gardens in Dyersburg...
Obituaries for Aug. 6, 2008 (08/07/08)
Dixie Ann Davis, 90, of Newbern, died Monday, Aug. 4, 2008 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center. She was a homemaker and a member of RSVP. Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Johnson-Williams Funeral Home with the Rev. Lynn King officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery in Newbern...
Obituaries for Aug. 4, 2008 (08/05/08)
Margaret E. Lindsey, 95, of Dyersburg, died Saturday, Aug. 2, 2008 at The Bridge at Ridgely. She was a homemaker, a former member of the Home Demonstration Club, and a member of Burgies Chapel United Methodist Church. Graveside services will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday at Fairview Cemetery in Dyersburg with the Rev. Ronald Lovins officiating...
Obituaries for Aug. 3, 2008 (08/05/08)
Sebastian Gabriele Amarena, infant son of Paolo Miki and Elizabeth Anne Fowlkes Amarena of Dyersburg, died Thursday, July 31, 2008 at the Regional Medical Center in Memphis. Graveside services were held Saturday in Fairview Cemetery with the Rev. Kenny Chessor officiating. Dyersburg Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements...
Obituaries for Aug. 1, 2008 (08/03/08)
Elora Rodgers Latham, 81, of Troy, died Wednesday, July 30, 2008 in Troy. Services will be at 11 a.m. today at White-Mahon Funeral Home in Union City with Dr. Bobby Williams officiating. Burial will be in Cobbs Chapel Cemetery. Survivors include her husband, Lee Latham of Troy; two daughters, Mary Carolyn Rogers and husband, Jim, of Sevierville, and Debbie Stevenson and husband, Mike, of Troy; two sons, Don Wann and wife, Rita, of Bandana, Ky., and Tracy Latham and wife, Nicole, of Nashville; a sister, Ruth Carter; nine grandchildren, Jimmy Rogers, Jeffrey Rogers and Jeremy Wann, all of Knoxville, Chris Wann of Decatur, Texas, Barbie Sharp of Union City, Stephanie Muse of Troy, Jesse Darnell, Jonah Darnell and Samuel Latham, all of Nashville; and seven great-grandchildren.. ...