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Obituaries for Nov. 20, 2007

Tuesday, November 20, 2007

Billy F. Moore, of Dyersburg, died Saturday, Nov. 17, 2007 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center.

He was a retired employee of Colonial Rubber, a lifetime member of VFW and a World War II veteran.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today in the chapel of Curry Funeral Home with the Rev. Larry Koonce officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery in Dyersburg.

Survivors include his wife, Doris "June" Moore of Dyersburg; four daughters, Brenda Dunivant, Shelia King and husband, Wendell, Debbie Flowers and husband, Jimmy, and Wanda Tipps and husband, Bennett, all of Dyersburg; a sister, Virginia Pride of Dyersburg; a brother, Aubrey "Buck" Moore and wife, Susie, of Dyersburg; two grandchildren, Stephanie Dunivant Reasons and Tommy Lynn Hendren; and two great-grandchildren, Zachary Lynn Ferrell and Seth Lynn Ferrell.

He was preceded in death by his parents, James Floyd and Edith Elizabeth Davidson Moore; a sister, Christine Moore Bonds; and a brother, Thomas Moore.

Pallbearers will be James Cooper, David Cooper, Steve Cooper, Randy Cooper, Mark Pride and Mike Moore.


Janis Pickard, 75, of Dyersburg, formerly of Kansas City, Mo., died Friday, Nov. 16, 2007.

She was retired as vice president of First National Bank of Kansas City after 37 years and was a volunteer for the Dyersburg-Dyer County Humane Society, where she received the Volunteer of the Year award.

No services are planed.

Survivors include her husband of 54 years, James Pickard.


Evelyn Eloise Tate, 79, of Dyersburg, died Thursday, Nov. 15, 2007 at her residence.

She was a retired factory employee and a Baptist.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at West Tennessee Veterans Cemetery in Memphis. Dyersburg Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

The widow of Jasper C. Tate, survivors include a son, Ron Tate of Dyersburg; two sisters, Judy McCormick of Lexington and Olivia Rose of Memphis; two brothers, Joe D. Moss of Dyersburg and Kenneth Moss of Smyrna; a grandchild, Andy Tate; and three great-grandchildren.


Edith R. "Eadie" Thornton, 78, of Prairie du Sac, Wis., died on Sunday, Nov. 18, 2007 at Sauk Prairie Memorial Hospital.

She was employed as an in-house sales representative for the International Paper Co. in Chicago

Pflanz Mantey Mendrala Funeral Home in Poynette is in charge of arrangements.

Survivors include a brother, David Coffill, of Joliet, Ill.; two sisters-in-law, Martha and Louise, both of Dyersburg, Tennessee; nieces, nephews, other relatives and close friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Bill Thornton; a son, Terry Thornton; and her parents, Albert and Lillian Hildebrand Coffill; two sisters, two sisters, Sylvia and Helen; and two brothers, Lawrence and Albert Coffill.