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Obituaries for Dec. 20, 2007

Thursday, December 20, 2007

Doris Pauline Davis, 78, of Dyersburg, died Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2007 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center.

She was a homemaker.

Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Friday in City Cemetery with the Rev. John Morris officiating. Curry Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Survivors include two sons, Gale Neville of Nashville and Paul Peery of Memphis; and eight grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Dennis Davis; two sons, Donnie Neville and Junior Neville; her parents, Donnie and Ruth Reynolds Warren; four sisters, Mildred Sipes, Launa Hooten, Nadine Webb and Marie Yarbro; and a brother, Lindell Warren.


Teresia Hilliard, 51, of Dyersburg, died Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2007 at her residence.

She was a computer specialist for Dyersburg State Community College for 31 years, a member of Oak Grove Church of Christ and a graduate of DSCC.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday in the chapel of Dyersburg Funeral Home with Bro. Kenneth Westbrook and Bro. Joe Wright officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery.

Survivors include her husband, Rusty Hilliard Sr. of Dyersburg; two sons, Rusty Hilliard Jr. and wife, Delaney, of Newberry, Fla. and David Hilliard and wife, Abby, of Dyersburg; her mother, Darlene Myers of Dyersburg; two half sisters, Anna Sue Pierce of Camden and Hope Weeks of Trenton; a half brother, Buddy Weeks of Dyersburg; and two grandchildren, Will Hilliard and Katie Beth Hilliard.

She was preceded in death by her father, Kirt Myers; and a sister, Carolyn Skinner.

Pallbearers will be Mike Carman, Bob Veal, Keith Burns, George Hollingsworth, Gaylon Reagor and Ken Pittman.

The family requests that any memorials be directed to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.


James R. Pierce, 79, of Dyersburg, died Monday, Dec. 17, 2007 in Dyersburg.

He was an electrician for Zenith and a member of Pierce Lane Church of Christ.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Pierce Lane Church of Christ. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery. Halls Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

The family will receive visitors at 10 a.m. Friday at the church.

Survivors include his wife, Lula Pierce; two sons, John Pierce of Dyersburg and Kenneth Pierce of Northbrooke, Ill.; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a son, James Gayland Pierce.