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Obituaries for Oct. 5, 2007

Sunday, October 7, 2007

Nora Elizabeth Price, 85, of the Cat Corner community in Obion, died Thursday, Oct. 4, 2007, at Ridgley Care & Rehabilitation Center.

She was a retired beautician and a member of Rehoboth Church of Christ.

Services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday in the Ridgely chapel of Dyersburg Funeral Home with Brother Jeff O'Dell and Brother Loy Mitchell officiating. Burial will be in Zion Cemetery.

The family will receive visitors from 5-8 p.m. tonight at the Ridgely chapel.

Survivors include her husband, Lawrence L. Price of Cat Corner; a daughter, Cindy Caldwell of Olive Branch, Miss.; three sons, Kelly Price of Dorsey, Ill., and Sammy L. Price and Ronnie C. Price, both of Ridgely; eight grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Mose and Roxie Lee Kelly; a sister, Ruth Cook; and two brothers, Kelly McCoy and Alton McCoy.

Pallbearers will be Scott Price, Kevin Price, Jonathan Caldwell, Jason Price, Rick Wilson, Freddie Mancell, Christopher Wilson, Tyler Wilson and Tony Eder.


Rachel Kieff Williams, 81, of Minor Hill, died Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2007, at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville.

She was an employee of Maremount Gabriel Corporation. A 70-year member of Minor Hill First Baptist Church, she served as pianist for 10 years, was a Sunday school teacher, served as a member of the nominations committee, homecoming committee and flower committee and was a member of the Baptist Women's Union. She was a charter member of the Minor Hill Civitan Club and a charter member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Minor Hill First Baptist Church with the Rev. Bill Sharp and Toby Powell officiating. Burial will be in Minor Hill Cemetery.

The family will receive visitors from 10 a.m. until the service time Saturday at the church. Johnson- Williams Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Survivors include three daughters, Shelia Alston and husband Phillip of Addison, Ala., Kaye Romine and husband Jim of Athens, Ala., and Delores White of Minor Hill; two sons, Neal Williams and wife Judy of Minor Hill and Steve Williams and wife Pattye of Newbern; two sisters, Vera Pickett of Minor Hill and Billie Townsend of Salem, Ala.; 10 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Harry J. Williams; her parents, Ellen Skeets Kieff and Michael Kieff; two sisters, Lera Davis and Lynette Williams; and two brothers, Bud Kieff and Dick Kieff.

Pallbearers will be Chris White, Jay Romine, Jeffrey Romine, Patrick Williams, Steven Williams, Colton Alston and Clay Alston. Honorary pallbearer will be 1st Lt. Cameron Williams.

The family requests that memorials be made to Minor Hill First Baptist Church, 13163 Minor Hill Highway, Minor Hill, TN 38473, or Alive Hospice, 1718 Patterson St., Nashville, TN 37203.


Eddie Ray Yarbro, 42, of Dyersburg, died Thursday, Oct. 4, 2007, at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital.

Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Cosmopolitan Funeral Home.