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Obituaries for Feb. 26, 2008

Tuesday, February 26, 2008

Anderson Carter, 58, of Halls, died Thursday, Feb. 21, 2008 at his residence.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Fountain of Life Ministries.

The family will receive visitors at 5-7 p.m. Wednesday at H.H. Hudson Funeral Home in Dyersburg.

Survivors include two daughters, Tanya Fisk and Delora Bonds; a son, Michael Carter; his mother, Edna Morton; three sisters, Mary Ann Piphus, Mary Woods and Arnapha Carter; and five grandchildren.


Lorine "Bo" Walters Dial, 91, of Newbern, died Sunday, Feb. 24, 2008 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center.

She was a retired farmer and employee of Old Newbern Rubber Plant.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday in the chapel of Johnson-Williams Funeral Home with the Rev. Dan Tilley officiating. Burial will be in Center Cemetery in Newbern.

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

Survivors include four daughters, Linda Brown of Gibson Wells, Sandra Compton of Newbern, Shirley Landstrom of Dyersburg and Patsy Ballentine of Rutherford; a son, Johnny Walters of Langely, S.C.; two sisters, Pauline Cowan of Yorkville and Aslee Walker of Dyersburg; a brother, Joe Stafford Nebo; 20 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husbands, Johnny Walters and Jessie Dial; two daughters, Alice Lewis and Laverne Cowart; a her parents, Otis and Lena Marlin Stafford; a sister, Aline Bell; and three brothers, Gene Stafford, Otis "Bill" Stafford and William Stafford.

Pallbearers will be John Tucker, Kenneth Burns, Clint Burns, Shane King, Chad Walters and Michael Schaver.


William Harold Sorrell, 97, of Friendship, died Sunday, Feb. 24, 2008 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center.

He was a retired farmer and carpenter and a member of Parrish Chapel Baptist Church.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Friendship Funeral Home with the Rev. Wayne Foropoulos officiating. Burial will be in Friendship Cemetery.

The family will receive visitors at 4-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

The widower of Myrtle Sorrell, survivors include a daughter, Helen Butler of Friendship; two grandchildren, Jonathan Blackshear and Tony Blackshear; and three great-grandchildren.