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Obituaries for Oct. 17, 2007

Wednesday, October 17, 2007

Francis M. Hambrick, 85, of Dyersburg, died Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2007 at Jackson Regional Hospital.

She was an antique dealer.

Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. today in Fairview Cemetery with the Rev. Mike Gardner officiating. Dyersburg Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Survivors include a sister, Ruth McGarrity of Dyersburg; a sister-in-law, Louise White of Dyersburg; and several nieces and nephews.


Wayne Kimbrell, 54, of Dyersburg, died Saturday, Oct. 13, 2007 at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital.

He was a floor installer, a member of McCullough's Chapel Baptist Church, an avid hunter and fisherman and enjoyed riding Boss Hoss bikes.

Services were at 11 a.m. Tuesday at McCullough's Chapel Baptist Church with Bro. Stan Young officiating. Burial was in McCullough's Chapel Cemetery. Dyersburg Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Survivors include his wife, Jennifer Kimbrell; a son, Coby Kimbrell of Dyersburg; a stepdaughter, Christin Frye of Dyersburg; two stepsons, Tyler Hammett and Ryan Whitt, both of Dyersburg; his mother, Betty Kimbrell of Dyersburg; a sister, Tina Brock of Dyersburg; two brothers, Joey Kimbrell and Mark Kimbrell, both of Dyersburg; and a grandson, Zac Permenter.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Angela Kimbrell; and his father, Herman Kimbrell.

Pallbearers will be Ben Brooks, Joseph Pitts, Denton Jones, Don Burgess, Tim Bivens, Grady Whitt, Joe Maxey, Tim Gurley, Roy Boone and Allen Attaway.


Willie B. Maben, 92, of Ripley, died Monday, Oct. 15, 2007 at Wesley at Dyersburg Nursing Center.

He was a custodian.

Services will be Saturday at Morning Star Baptist Church with the Rev. James E. Sullivan officiating. Burial will be in Canfield Cemetery.

The family will receive visitors at 1-6 p.m. Friday at Thompson's Mortuary in Ripley.

Survivors include four daughters, Beatrice Brown of Dyersburg, Margaret Shaw of St. Louis, Mo. and Claudia Maben and Erma Boyd, both of Ripley; a sister, Ella Mae Miller of Ripley; a special granddaughter, Bridgette Leake of Ripley; 39 grandchildren; and 85 great-grandchildren.


Myrtis Moore Stanley, 88, of Tiptonville, died Monday, Oct. 15, 2007 at Ridgely Care & Rehabilitation Center.

She was a retired restaurant owner and an avid fisherman.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Keefe Church of Christ. Burial will be in New Haven Cemetery in Ridgely.

The family will receive visitors at 6-9 p.m. today in the Tiptonville chapel of Dyersburg Funeral Home.

Survivors include a son, B.J. Stanley of Germantown; a nephew she raised, Joe Knox McKnight of Germantown; and six grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Joe Ryan Stanley, Josh Stanley, Jared Stanley, Jason Stanley, Joe Moore Stanley and Shane McKnight. Honorary pallbearer will be Little Jimmy Moore.