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Obituaries for Sept. 6, 2007

Wednesday, September 12, 2007

Berniece Louise Argo

Berniece Louise Argo, 84, of Ridgely, died Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2007, at Ridgely Care & Rehabilitation Center.

She was a wife and the oldest of 13 children.

Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. today at New Haven Cemetery in Ridgely with the Rev. Bob Dennison officiating. The Ridgely chapel of Curry Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Survivors include a daughter, Brownie Mitchell of Bismarck, Ark.; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Wilson Argo; a daughter, Rhonda Brewer; and her parents, Odie and Catherine Moore.

Wilford Wayne Cravins Jr.

Wilford Wayne Cravins Jr., 58, of Dyersburg, died Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2007, at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center.

He was a truck driver and a U.S. Army veteran.

The family will receive visitors at 5-8 p.m. Friday at Johnson-Williams Funeral Home in Newbern.

Survivors include a daughter, Rhonda Wells and husband, Richard, of Dyerburg; a son, Scottey Wayne Cravins and wife, Katy, of Dyersburg; three sisters, Jean Collins of Savannah, Joyce Collins of Paris and Karen Smith of Humbodlt; two brothers, David Cravins of St. Louis, Mo. and Jerry Cravins of Chicago, Ill.; and five grandchildren, Haley Wells, Zack Wells, Madison Cravins, Dawson Cravins and Christian Cravins, all of Dyersburg.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Wilford Wayne Cravins Sr. and Flora Emmer Pullum Cravins; and two brothers, Allen Cravins and Donald Cravins.

Debbie House

Debbie House, 59, of Dyersburg, died Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2007, in Jackson.

She was a homemaker and a member of Junction Church of God.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Halls Funeral Home. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery in Newbern.

The family will receive visitors from 5-8 p.m. tonight at the funeral home.

Survivors include two sons, Ronnie Tomczak and Kevin Mitchem, both of Dyersburg; and two grandchildren.

Everett Vernon Joslin

Everett Vernon Joslin, 83, of Dyersburg, died Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2007, at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center.

He was a retired employee of Terminix and a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War.

Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday in Dyer County Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Johnny Michael officiating.

Visitation was 5-8 p.m. Wednesday at Johnson-Williams Funeral Home in Newbern.

Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Gurlie Joslin of Dyersburg; five sisters, Frances Stephens of Central, Patsy Connell of Tampa, Fla., Monette Joslin of Dyersburg, Marcella Mallard and husband, Fred, of Flint, Mich. and ARdella Meeks of Palmersville; four brothers, Macky Josline and wife, Carolyn, Cystler Josline and wife, Lois, Fentriss Joslin and wife, Silby and Jessie Joslin and wife, Jessica, all of Dyersburg.

He was preceded in death by his parents, John Vernon "Jiggs" Joslin and Gurtha Pratt Joslin.

Pallbearers will be Kevin Joslin, Mark Clark, Johnny Hawks, James Robert Hawks, David Carr, Jacob Rogers, Wesley Smith and Danny Ellis.

The family request that any memorials be directed to RoEllen Baptist Church, 5868 Hwy. 104 E., Dyersburg, TN 38024 or to the American Cancer Society.

Odell Parker

Odell Parker, 69, of Newbern, died Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2007, at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center.

He was a retired human resource manager for Ermco, a member of Westside Baptist Church in Dyersburg, enjoyed farming and was an avid fisherman.

Services will be at 3 p.m. Friday in the chapel of Dyersburg Funeral Home with the Rev. James Combs and the Rev. Ronnie Turner officiating. Burial will be in New Haven Cemetery in Ridgely.

The family will receive visitors at 6-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Survivors include his wife, Donnie Russ Parker of Newbern; a daughter, Deborah Marberry of Dyersburg; his mother, Sarah Louise Parker of Bogota; four sisters, Nora Brimm, Junaita Curtis, Janice King and Sharon Sparks, all of Dyersburg; two brothers, William Earl Parker of Newbern and Larry Joe Parker of Dyersburg; and two grandchildren, Brandy Jo Welch and Kayla Brooke Marberry, both of Dyersburg.

He was preceded in death by his father, William Parker.

Pallbearers will be Kenny Curtis, Tony Brimm, Tracy King, Lynn Parker, Jerry Lott and Ray Lewis.