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Obituaries for Oct. 25, 2007

Thursday, October 25, 2007

Robert Tim Floyd Jr., 30, of Proctor, Ark., formerly of Dyersburg, died Monday, Oct. 15, 2007 at his residence.

He was a shipping clerk with Conveyor Manufacturing, an Army veteran where he was a staff sergeant and attended Midway Baptist Church in Proctor, Ark.

A mem-orial service will be at 9:30 a.m. Saturday in the chapel of Curry Funeral Home with the Rev. Bill Phipps officiating.

Survivors include his father and stepmother, Robert Tim Floyd Sr. and Melissa "Missy" Autry Floyd of Dyersburg; two sisters, Marranda McGee and Cecilia "Cece" Floyd, both of Dyersburg; three brothers, Michael Floyd and Robert "Bob" Lindsey Floyd, both of Memphis and Matthew Floyd of Dyersburg; his grandmother, Celestia Cook of Dyersburg; step-grandparents, Wanda Autry of Dyersburg and Walter Bailey of Drummonds; two aunts, Jennie Fitzgerald of Dyersburg (who raised him) and Lonnie Trew of Randolph; four uncles, Johnny Cook and Jimmy Floyd, both of Dyersburg, Gary Bailey of Mesquite, Texas and Gordon Floyd of Horseshoe Lake, Ark.; special cousins, Larry Fitzgerald, Lisa Newhouse and Cindy Fulcher, all of Dyersburg; and two nieces, Alexis and Kaylee McGee, both of Dyersburg.

He was preceded in death his mother, Marsha Elaine Wolfe; his grandparents, Doug Cook, James W. Floyd and Rosie Bailey; and an uncle, J.W. Fitzgerald.


Charles Thomas "Sprout" Gardner, 78, of Dyersburg, died Sunday, Oct. 21, 2007 at Wesley Care Center in Dyersburg.

He was a retired custodian for the Dyer County Courthouse and a World War II veteran.

A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. at 409 Coon Club Rd. in Dyersburg with Bro. Kenneth Westbrook officiating. Johnson-Williams Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Survivors include two sisters, Erline Albright of Farwell, Mich. and Mary Vlema Henson of Dyersburg.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Marie Berry Gardner; his parents, Thomas E. and Carrie Pearl Robertson Gardner; a sister, Sue Lynch; and a brother, Dave Gardner.


Earl Henderson, 57, of Henning, died Friday, Oct. 19, 2007 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Hope Apostolic in Halls. Burial will be in Bluff Cemetery in Ripley.

The family will receive visitors at noon-6 p.m. Friday at Currie's Funeral Home in Henning.

Survivors include seven sisters, Mattie Barlow and Dorothy Obie, both of Ripley, Dinah Jortes of Los Angeles, Calif., Billie Reynolds of Houston, Texas, Renae Hill and Shelia Taylor, both of Atlanta, Ga. and Bobby Frances Henderson of Dyersburg; two brothers, William Henderson of Belville and John Lester Henderson of Dyersburg;


Eric Colin Lomax, 22, of Dyersburg, died Saturday, Sept. 15, 2007 at his residence.

He was a plumber assistant.

Graveside services will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday in Fairview Cemetery in Dyersburg with the Rev. James Combs officiating. Curry Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Survivors include his father, John Marvin Lomax of Dyersburg; a brother, Andrew K. Lomax; his grandparents, Mrs. John C. Lomax and J.R. Croskery, both of Dyersburg.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Charlotte Croskery Lomax; and his grandparents, John C. Lomax and Carlee Croskery.