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Obituaries for Dec. 6, 2007

Thursday, December 6, 2007

Mildred L. Chandler, 75, of Newbern, died Monday, Dec. 3, 2007 at Wesley Care Center in Dyersburg.

She was a retired employee of GE Sylvania and a member of Fairview Baptist Church.

Services were at 3 p.m. Wednesday in the chapel of Johnson-Williams Funeral Home with the Rev. Tim Elrod officiating.

Survivors include four daughters, Janie Canada and Pat Simpson, both of Dyersburg, Carolyn Chandler Wadham and husband, Derald, of Maryville and Debbie Wolf and husband, Randy, of Newbern; a sister, Inez Everett of Newbern; a brother, Wilson Sawyer of Paris; seven grandchildren, April Canada, Scott Simpson, Stefanie Scarbrough and husband, Chris, Kelly Haynes and husband, Chris, Mandy Wolf, Brett Wadham and Mark Wadham; and three great-grandchildren, Kayla Beth Haynes, Hunter Scarbrough and Holder Haynes.

Pallbearers were Steve Everett, Barry Hart, Benny Hendren, Hayden Kelly, David Pillow and Richard Cantrell.

Jimmy Jasper Lynn, 73, of Newbern, died Monday, Dec. 3, 2007 at his residence.

He was a retired plumber inspector for the Arkansas Health Department, a retired member of the Missouri National Guard and a member of the Bush-Chaney Team recognized Wrangler.

Services were at 1 p.m. Wednesday in the chapel of Johnson-Williams Funeral Home with the Rev. Mike Gardner officiating. Burial was in Yorkville Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Sue Edmiston Lynn of Newbern; a daughter, Sherry Clark of Hayti, Mo.; four stepdaughters, Joyce Ceola and Judy Ceola, both of Springdale, Ark., Terryll Holland of Dyersburg and Betty McCorkle of Finley; a sister, Patsy Lynn Brantley of Lake Village, Ark.; three brothers, Bobbie Coleman of Lakeland, Robert Earl Lynn of Caruthersville, Mo., and Talmadge Lynn of Collierville; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Alerd and Opal Marie Johnston Lynn; and two brothers, Billy Lynn and Calvin Lynn.

Pallbearers were Farris Cagle, Tom Holland, John McCaffrey, Mark Sykes, Robert Veal Jr. and Tim Ware.