Obituaries from April 2011
Obituaries for May 1, 2011
Shana Sumars Thornton Brainerd, 44, of Vonore, Tenn., formerly of Newbern, died Wednesday, April 27, 2011 at Blount Memorial Hospital in Maryville. Shana was born on June 24, 1966 in Dyersburg. She was a 1984 graduate of Dyer County High School. In 1987 she graduated with highest honors from the University of Tennessee at Martin with a degree in Education with a focus on chemistry. ...
Obituaries for April 29, 2011
Services for Preston Gene Adams, 61, will be held Saturday, April 30, 2011 at 2:00 pm at McKenzie Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Mt. Olivet Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Friday, April 29, 2011 from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm and Saturday, April 29, 2011 from 11: 00 am until service time. ...
Obituaries for April 28, 2011
Ralph Bruce, 82, of Dyersburg, died Tuesday, April 26, 2011 at the home of his daughter and son-in-law, Maxine and Larry Snell, in Eads, TN following a lengthy illness. Born July 4, 1928, Mr. Bruce was reared in Dyer County and was the son of the late Sarah Victoria Thompson Bruce and the late Ollie William Bruce, both of Dyersburg. ...
Obituaries for April 27, 2011
Marty Ray Davis, 47, of Dyersburg, died Monday, April 25, 2011 at his residence. He was a maintenance supervisor for Dyersburg City School System, member of Mid-South Riders and former member of Civil Air Patrol. Services will be at 4 p.m. Thursday at Dyersburg Middle School Commons with the Rev. Clyde Thompson and Rev. Tony Gant officiating. Burial will be in Hurricane Hill Cemetery. Dyersburg Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements...
Obituaries for April 26, 2011
Lewis "Dock" Burns, 64, of Dyersburg, died Sunday, April 24, 2011 at Jackson Regional Hospital. He was a bridge foreman for Dyer County Highway Department. Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the chapel of Dyersburg Funeral Home with Bro. Mac Daniels officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery...
Obituaries for April 22, 2011
No obituaries were reported.
Obituaries for April 21, 2011
Maurine D. Carmon, 88, of Tigrett, died Wednesday, April 20, 2011 at her daughter's residence in Memphis. She was a homemaker and a member of Tigrett Church of Christ. Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Friendship Funeral Home with the Rev. Rev. Ramey Vetter officiating. Burial will be in Friendship Funeral Home...
Obituaries for April 20, 2011
Russell Gene Hopper, 75, of Ridgely, died Monday, April 18, 2011 at his residence in Ridgely. He was a Baptist. Services will be Wednesday, April 20, 2011, at 1 p.m. at the Wynnburg Baptist Church with Bro. Larry Byasse officiating. Interment will follow in New Haven Cemetery in Ridgely. Curry Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements...
Obituaries for April 19, 2011
L. Wayne Patton of Memphis, died April 17, 2011 at Methodist LeBonheur Germantown Hospital. He was born on October 18, 1911 in Lafayette Springs, MS and grew up in Pontotoc, MS. Mr. Patton worked for the Kroger Company and retired as a salesman for Tetley Tea Company. He was also a veteran of the US Army in World War II. He was an elder of First Cumberland Presbyterian Church of Olive Branch, MS, where he was a member for some 61 years...
Obituaries for April 17, 2011
Mrs. Rosie Lee Gurien, 88, of Ridgely, TN died Friday, April 15, 2011 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center in Dyersburg. She was a member of Cottonwood Grove Baptist Church. Services will be Monday, April 18, 2011, at 11 a.m. at the Ridgely Chapel of Curry Funeral Home with Bro. Carl Southerland officiating. Interment will follow in New Haven Cemetery in Ridgely. Curry Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements...
Obituaries for April 15, 2011
Francine Pollard, 34, of Newbern, died Sunday, April 10, 2011 at Vanderbilt University Hospital in Nashville.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Cosmopolitan Funeral Services.
Obituaries for April 13, 2011
Mabel Rodgers Little, 86, a resident of Dresden, formerly of Obion, died Monday, April 11, 2011, at Weakley County Nursing Home in Dresden. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Rose Hill Cemetery in Obion, with John Paul Berry officiating. The family will receive friends at White-Ranson Funeral Home in Union City at 12:30 p.m. Thursday...
Obituaries for April 14, 2011
Funeral services for Katie Mai Harber, 93, will be held Wednesday April 13th at 3:00 P. M. at the Friendship Funeral Home with Rev. Tommy McElyea officiating. Burial will follow in Friendship Cemetery. Mrs. Harber died Sunday April 10th at the Alamo Nursing and Rehabilitation Center after a long illness. ...
Obituaries for April 12, 2011
Flossie Jackson, 83, of Northport, AL. formerly of Dyersburg, died Monday, April 11, 2011 at Forest Manor Nursing Home in Northport, AL. She was a retired waitress for the Holiday Inn and a member of Pierce Lane Church of Christ. Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Sorrells Chapel Cemetery. Dyersburg Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements...
Obituaries for April 10, 2011
Mr. Donald Lee Darby, 62, of Dyersburg, TN died Friday, April 08, 2011 at his residence in Dyersburg. He was a member of Sorrells Chapel Methodist Church and a Veteran of the United States Navy and served as Boatswains' Mate Third Class. Services will be Sunday, April 10, 2011, at 2 p.m. in the Chapel of Curry Funeral Home with Bro. John Lowrance officiating. Interment will follow in Dyer County Memorial Gardens. Curry Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements...
Obituaries for April 8, 2011
Carrie Woods, 99, of Newbern, died Friday, April 1, 2011 at Ripley Healthcare Rehab Center. She was a retired cook for Dyer County Schools and a member of St. John No. 1 Missionary Baptist Church in Newbern, where she served as usher, played piano, worked with the missionary ministry and helped mentor the youth of the church and community...
Obituaries for April 7, 2011
Maddalynn Grace "Maddie" Adams, 1-year-old daughter of Wesley and Krista Clanton Adams of Newbern, died Monday, April 4, 2011 at Methodist Healthcare of Lexington. Services will be at noon Saturday at Johnson-Williams Funeral Home with Dr. Bill Oakley officiating. Burial will be in Pierce Cemetery in Trimble...
Obituaries for April 6, 2011
Dorothy Rogers, 80, of Tiptonville, died Tuesday, April 5, 2011 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center. She was a homemaker. Services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Lakeview Baptist Church in Tiptonville, where she was a member, with the Rev. Jason Allison officiating. Burial will be in Tiptonville City Cemetery. Johnson-Williams Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements...
Obituaries for April 5, 2011
Marian Farrow, 86, of Dyersburg, died Monday, April 4, 2011 at The Highlands of Dyersburg. She was a retired employee of Colonial Rubber Works, where she worked in the trim department, member of Second Baptist Church, she enjoyed being outside and working in the yard...
Obituaries for April 3, 2011
Fairris Allen Dunn, 65, of Tiptonville, died Thursday, March 31, 2011 at Jackson Madison County General Hospital. He was a retired farmer, a Baptist and a former member of Tennessee Army National Guard. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Dyersburg Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements...
Obituaries for April 1, 2011
Ralph O'Neal Jacks, 74, of Fowlkes, died Thursday, March 31, 2011 at his residence. He was a retired captain with the Dyersburg Fire Department, a retired staff sergeant with the U.S. Marine Corps serving in the Vietnam War, a member of the Fowlkes Baptist Church and former Scoutmaster...