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Obituaries for Sept. 10, 2007

Wednesday, September 12, 2007

Mozelle Ozment Harness

Mozelle Ozment Harness, 93, of Dyersburg, died Friday, Sept. 7, 2007 at Memphis Jewish Home.

She was a retired employee of Dyersburg Fabrics sewing department after 36 years, the oldest member of Bryant's Chapel United Methodist Church, member of United Methodist Women, former pink lady at Methodist Hospital, member of Millsfield FCE, former Millsfield correspondent for the State Gazette, a former features writer for the Dyersburg Fabrics "Spinet", a 1943 graduate of Dyersburg High School and recipient of the gold basketball award as outstanding athlete.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday in the chapel of Dyersburg Funeral Home with Dr. Barry England officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery.

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

Survivors include two daughters, Linda Carter and husband, retired Lt. Gene Carter and Shelia Groshart and husband, Dr. Ken Groshart, of Germantown; a sister, Dixie Phillips of Dyersburg; six grandchildren, Scott Carter, Kent Carter, Tina Carter England, Kenny Groshart, Sarah Beth Groshart and Mary Ellen Groshart; and seven great-grandchildren, Scotty, Wesley and Zachary Carter, Carter and Haley England and Whitney and Shelley Carter.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, Frank Harness; her parents, DeWitt and Bertha Davis Ozment; two sisters, Hazelle Richey and Elizabeth Willis; and a brother, Moody Ozment.

Pallbearers will be grandsons and great-grandsons. Honorary pallbearers will be Tee Willis and Gene Phillips.

The family requests that any memorials be directed to the Alzheimer's Association or the charity of the donor's choice.

Charles Wayne Warden Sr.

Charles Wayne Warden Sr., 63, of Dyersburg, died Sunday, Sept. 9, 2007 at his residence.

He was a retired farmer.

Services will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday in the chapel of Dyersburg Funeral Home with the Rev. Grady Hamilton officiating. Burial will be in Meacham Cemetery.

The family will receive visitors at 5:30-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Survivors include two daughters, Tabitha P. Chandler of Newbern and Teresa A. Hogan of Jackson; a son, Charles W. Warden Jr. of Halls; five sisters, Lucille Scott and Betty Lee Warden, both of Unionville, Mary Kemper of Dresden, Sara Dent of Newbern and Flossie Hoge of Ripley; a brother, Jimmy Warden of Unionville; and four grandchildren, Eric Warden, Kaitlyn Warden, T.J. Hogan and Garrett Chandler.

Pallbearers will be Douglas Parker, Keith Duncan, Mark Asher, Terry Reeves, Alan Warden and Caine Hogshooter.