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Obituaries from September 2008

Obituaries for Sept. 29, 2008 (09/30/08)
John Sharp Asbridge, 89, of Trimble, died Sunday, Sept. 28, 2008 at Tennessee Veterans Home in Humboldt. He was a self-employed plumber and electrician, an Army veteran of World War II, a member of Trimble Baptist Church and a member of the American Legion...
Obituaries for Sept. 28, 2008 (09/29/08)
Thomas L. "Tom" Eison Sr., 70, of Dyersburg, died Saturday, Sept. 27, 2008 at his residence. He was a retired innkeeper and co-owner of Holiday Inn, a farm owner, a member of Phillips Street Church of Christ, retired member of the Air National Guard, and a member of the Dyersburg Saddle Club...
Obituaries for Sept. 26, 2008 (09/27/08)
The Rev. Eart "E.J." Davis Jr., 79, of Southaven, Miss., formerly of Dyersburg, died Thursday, Sept. 25, 2008 at VA Hospital in Memphis. He was a Church of God minister, a member of Oak Forest Church of God in Southaven, Miss., and an Army veteran. Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Dyersburg Funeral Home with the Rev. Jerry Northam officiating. Burial will be in Dyer County Memorial Gardens...
Obituaries for Sept. 25, 2008 (09/26/08)
James W. "Jamie" Gruggett, 31, of Greenfield, died Sunday, Sept. 21, 2008 at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. He was a CAN for Hillview Nursing Home in Dresden. Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Friday in Highland Cemetery with Bro. Don Williams officiating...
Obituaries for Sept. 24, 2008 (09/25/08)
Sharon Gail Gibbons, 43, of Newbern, died Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2008 at her residence. She was as a cosmetologist. Services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday in the chapel of Johnson-Williams Funeral Home with the Rev. Brent Rashell officiating. Burial will be in Dyer County Memorial Gardens...
Obituaries for Sept. 23, 2008 (09/24/08)
Janet Boone Black, 85, of Bolivar, died Friday, Sept. 19, 2008 at Dyersburg Manor Nursing Center. She was retired Registrar-at-large for the Hardeman County Election Commission after 35 years, a member of Bolivar Cumberland Presbyterian Church, a charter member of Hardeman County Chapter of the DAR and served as librarian for many years...
Obituaries for Sept. 22, 2008 (09/23/08)
Betty Sue York, 66, of Springville, died Saturday, Sept. 20, 2008 at her residence. She was retired as a supervisor for Sears and she was a Baptist. Services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Ridgely Chapel of Dyersburg Funeral Home with the Rev. Bob Dennison officiating. Burial will be in New Haven Cemetery...
Obituaries for Sept. 21, 2008 (09/22/08)
Larry Forsythe Sr., 66, of Dyersburg, died Thursday, Sept. 18, 2008 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville. He was retired from M.A. Hanna, a member of Independent Free Holiness Church, a former member of the Tennessee Army National Guard, and an avid hunter and fisherman...
Obituaries for Sept. 19, 2008 (09/21/08)
Betty Heggie, 61, of Ripley, died Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2008 at Baptist Memorial Hospital East in Memphis. She was a homemaker. Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Morning Star Baptist Church in Ripley with the Rev. Charles Joplin officiating. Burial will be in Canfield Cemetery in Ripley...
Obituaries for Sept. 18, 2008 (09/19/08)
Frances Williamson Pollard, 91, of Dyersburg, formerly of Alamo and Memphis, died Monday, Sept. 15, 2008 at her residence. She was a homemaker and a member of the First Baptist Church in Alamo, where she was active in the Edenton Sunday school class, the Baptist Women and the Women's Bible Study Group. She was a founding member of Graceland Baptist Church in Whitehaven...
Obituaries for Sept. 17, 2008 (09/18/08)
Arnold "Arnie" Rutenber, 66, of Dyersburg, died Sunday, Sept., 14, 2008 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center. He was a self-employed truck driver, a Baptist, an Air Force veteran of the Vietnam War and a member of the American Legion. A celebration of life at 5-8 p.m. Thursday at Dyersburg Funeral Home...
Obituaries for Sept. 16, 2008 (09/17/08)
Lurline V. Robbins, 88, of Halls, died Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2008 at Dyersburg Manor Nursing Center. Services were at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Halls Funeral Home with Dr. Trent Bullock officiating. Burial was in Grace Cemetery in Ripley. The widow of Edward Robbins, survivors include two sons, Michael Robbins of Halls and Jim Robbins of New Albany, Miss.; a sister, Jenny Vaughan of Ripley; seven grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren...
Obituaries for Sept. 15, 2008 (09/16/08)
Spencer Lafferty, 55, of Ridgely, died Saturday, Sept. 13, 2008 at his residence. He was a retired janitor for Holiday Inn of Dyersburg and an Army veteran of the Vietnam War. Memorial services will be held at a later date. Dyersburg Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements...
Obituaries for Sept. 14, 2008 (09/15/08)
The Rev. Alfred "Junior" Allmon, 65, of Ripley, died Friday, Sept. 12, 2008 at his residence. He was an ordained minister. Services will be at 3 p.m. today at Whitefield Assembly of God, where he was a member. Burial will be in Whitefield Cemetery. Garner Funeral Home of Ripley is in charge of arrangements...
Obituaries for Sept. 12, 2008 (09/13/08)
Amanda Carter, 80, of Dyersburg, died Monday, Sept. 8, 2008 at her residence. Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Cumberland Presbyterian Church of Dyersburg. The family will receive visitors at noon Saturday at the church. Survivors include her husband, James Carter; and two sons, Ted Carter of Dyersburg and Jerry Carter of Lansing, Mich...
Obituaries for Sept. 11, 2008 (09/12/08)
James T. Allen, 73, of Kenton, died Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2008 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center. He was a steel mill employee and a U.S. Army veteran. Graveside services will be at noon Friday in Poplar Grove Cemetery of Newbern with the Rev. Perry Grills officiating...
Obituaries for Sept. 10, 2008 (09/11/08)
Inez Nichols Farrow, 90, of Como, died Monday, Sept. 8, 2008 at Covington Care Center. She was a homemaker and a member of Union Friendship Baptist Church in Henry. Services will be at 3 p.m. Thursday in the chapel of Curry Funeral Home with Bro. Tom Winchester officiating. Burial will be in Dyer County Memorial Gardens...
Obituaries for Sept. 7, 2008 (09/08/08)
Edith Scoby Flack, 85, of Martin, died Friday, Sept. 5, 2008 at Martin Health Care. She was a former employee of Weakley County Nursing Home and a member of Gardner United Methodist Church. Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Murphy Funeral Home in Martin with the Rev. Larry Humbert and Terry Vancleave officiating. Burial will be in Martin Memorial Garden...
Obituaries for Sept. 5, 2008 (09/07/08)
Betty Ann Hogan, 72, of Dresden, died Monday, Sept. 1, 2008 at Tennessee State Veteran's Home in Humboldt. She was a homemaker, a member of Beulah Baptist Church in Dresden and an avid songwriter. Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Ridgely Chapel of Curry Funeral Home with Paul Bramlett officiating. Burial will be in New Haven Cemetery in Ridgely...
Obituaries for Sept. 4, 2008 (09/05/08)
Sarah B. Luther Butler, 80, of Dyersburg, died Friday, Aug. 29, 2008 at Oakwood Community Living Center. She was a retired sales clerk for Village Drug Store. A private memorial service was held. Dyersburg Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements...
Obituaries for Sept. 3, 2008 (09/04/08)
Donald Dean Johnson, 77, of Memphis, formerly of Dyersburg, died Friday, Aug. 29, 2008 at St. Francis Hospital in Memphis. He was retired as an electronics technician for Memphis Light, Gas and Water after 25 years and a member of East Side Baptist Church in Memphis...
Obituaries for Sept. 2, 2008 (09/03/08)
Lilly Bell Anderson, 88, of Dyersburg, died Saturday, Aug. 30, 2008 at her residence. She was a homemaker and a member of Evansville Free Holiness Church. Services will be at 1 p.m. today at Curry Funeral Home with Bro. Mac Daniels officiating. Burial will be in Sorrell's Chapel Cemetery...
Obituaries for Aug. 31, 2008 (09/03/08)
Zannie Gooch, 64, of Gates, died Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2008 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center. Services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 4, at Antioch Curve Missionary Baptist Church in Gates with the Rev. John Payne officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery...