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Obituaries for Jan. 23, 2008

Wednesday, January 23, 2008

James McDonald Hyde Jr., 70, of Jackson, died Monday, Jan. 21, 2008, at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital.

He was a retired operating engineer with All Kraft Erectors, a member of First United Methodist Church in Ridgely and a private pilot.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. today at the Ridgely chapel of Dyersburg Funeral Home with the Rev. Ralph Buckley officiating. Burial will be in New Haven Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Charline Logan Hyde; three daughters, Linda Bondurant of Sturgis, Ky., Mary Katherine Baglan and husband Charlie of Courtland, Miss., and Susan Beth Naifeh of Tiptonville; a son, James McDonald Hyde III and wife Jennifer of Wynnburg; and nine grandchildren, Blake Riley Bondurant, Whitney Jade Hyde, James McDonald Hyde IV, Andrew Harrison Hyde, Chase Baglan, Anna Katherine Baglan, Timothy Clark "Ty" Naifeh II, Nicholas Logan Naifeh and Riley Beth Naifeh.

He was preceded in death by his parents, James McDonald Hyde Sr. and Anna Riley Hyde.

Pallbearers will be Calvin Millis, John Chadwick, Tony Bargery, Jerry Thomas, Johnny Lucy and Ronald Parham. Honorary pallbearers will be Ben Abbott, George Hall, Allen Steele, Ray Ables, Wade Ables, Alfred Travelstead, Phillip Childrey and Carl Jones.

The family requests that any memorials be directed to First United Methodist Church in Ridgely.


Lillie Lovings, 101, of Dyersburg, died Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2008, at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center.

She was a homemaker and active with the Reelfoot Rural Ministries Sewing & Quilting Group.

Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Ridgely First Baptist Church, where she was a member, with the Rev. John Coleman and Don Reel officiating. Burial will be in New Haven Cemetery.

The family will receive visitors from 5:30-8 p.m. at the church. Dyersburg Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Survivors include two daughters, Willa Dean Marvin and husband Grady and Mildred Hall and husband George, all of Tiptonville; a daughter-in-law, Martha Sue Lovings of Tiptonville; a son-in-law, Clifford Brown of Seabrook, Texas; a sister-in-law, Essie Harris of Holcomb, Mo.; 10 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband William "Bill" Lovings; a daughter, Daisy Brown; a son, J.W. Lovings; and her parents, Bob and Lucy Harris.

Pallbearers will be Kyle Adams, Greg Brown, Billy Hall, Jim Turner, Jody Adams, Paul Dorval, Keith Laughery and Bob Hicks. Honorary pallbearers will be Joe Adams, Wilkes Moore and Buddie Maddox.

The family requests that any memorials be directed to the charity of the donor's choice.