Obituaries for Feb. 5, 2008

Tuesday, February 5, 2008

Madelyn Paige Beamon, 6-year-old daughter of Neal and Brandi Beamon, died Saturday, Feb. 2, 2008 at her residence.,

Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Seller Hill cemetery with Bro. Joe Abbott officiating.

The family will receive visitors at 2-8 p.m. today and at 9-10 a.m. Wednesday at the Chase Funeral Home in Huntingdon.

In addition to her parents, survivors include a sister, Ella Madison Beamon; a brother, Tyler Preston Giffen; her grandparents, Sherry Pierce Young, Terry Poucher and John and Katherine Williams Beamon; her great-grandparents, J.C. and Shelby Peak Pierce and Rachel Morgan Williams; four aunts; four uncles; and 10 cousins.

Pallbearers will be Brodie Foster, Josh Higdon, Mark Horrocks and Kelly Montgomery.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be directed to Habitat for Hope, 2041 Locke-Cuba Rd., Millington, TN 38053.

Gracie Lorene Butts, 81, of Dyersburg, died Sunday, Feb. 3, 2008 at Dyersburg Manor Nursing Center.

She was a homemaker and a Baptist.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday in the chapel of Dyersburg Funeral Home with the Rev. Calvin Seat officiating. Burial will be in South Fork Cemetery near Halls.

The family will receive visitors at 5-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Survivors include her husband, Earl Butts of Dyersburg; a daughter, Shirley Stover of Discovery Bay, Calif.; three sons, Andy Seat and wife, Diane, of Halls and David Seat and wife, Shelia, and Calvin Seat, all of Dyersburg; a sister, Erma Clark of Dyersburg; a brother, Wayland Johns of Arbyrd, Mo.; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Calvin "Cowboy" Seat; a daughter, Mary Lou Seat Kemmerling; two sons, Eddie Seat and Troy Lee Seat; her parents, Zeak and Alma Johns; and a sister, Blondell Kolwyck.

Pallbearers will be Jason Seat, Eric Seat, Chad Richards, Dempsey Nelson, Johnny Jones and Garrett Burns.

Bobby L. Wright, 59, of South Fulton, died Saturday, Feb. 2, 2008 at Parkway Regional Hospital.

He was a retired electrician for Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company in Union City; a member of Fulton Cumberland Presbyterian Church, and a U.S. Army veteran.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Hornbeak Funeral Chapel in Fulton, Ky. Burial will be in Mount Zion Cemetery in Water Valley, Ky.

The family will receive visitors at noon Wednesday at the funeral home.

Survivors include his wife of 36 years, Sandra Gilliland Wright of South Fulton; three daughters, Stacy Marie Wright of Jackson, Kelli Lee Wright of South Fulton and Emily Rene Rudesill of Mayfield, Ky.; his parents, Billy and Marie Bushart Wright of South Fulton; a brother, Tommy Lynn Wright of Dyersburg; and a grandson, Gavin Terry Rudesill of Mayfield, Ky.

The family requests that any memorials be directed to Fulton/South Fulton Relay For Life, c/o 302 Carr St., Fulton, Ky. 42041.