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Obituaries for March 26, 2008

Wednesday, March 26, 2008

Glenn R. Fuqua, 78, died Sunday, March 23, 2008.

He was a retired carpenter.

Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. today in Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorial Park Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Survivors include five daughters, Lynda Johnson and husband, Jimmie, of Atoka, Anthony Harbin and husband, David, and Altha Rast and husband, James, all of Collierville, Valarie Martin and husband, Al, of Thomasboro, Ill. and Katherine Pruitt and husband, Ray, of Bartlett; a son Adam Fuqua of Makati City in the Philippines; 13 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 54 years, Christine Fuqua; and a daughter Glenda Culp.


Helen M. Green, 85, of Trimble, died Monday, March 24, 2008 at Obion County Nursing Home in Union City.

She was secretary for Reelfoot Regional Library, a member of Trimble United Methodist Church, Eastern Star and the American Legion.

Graveside services will be at 12 p.m. today in New Salem Cemetery in Mason Hall with the Rev. Judith Wolfgang officiating.

The family will receive visitors at 10 a.m. today at Johnson-Williams Funeral Home in Newbern.

Survivors include a stepdaughter, Marilyn Ryburn of Little Rock, Ark.; a stepson, G. Forrest Green Jr. of Richardson, Texas; a nephew, John Vandaveer of Largo, Fla.; and a cousin, David West of Fulton, Ky.

She was preceded in death by her husband, G. Forrest Green Sr.; her parents, John and Laura Cleaver Brookins; and a sister, Dorothy Vandaveer.

Pallbearers will be Horace Doss, Ricky Whitson, Jamie Park, Robert Pope, David Norsworthy and Bryan Pope.

The family requests that any memorials be directed to Trimble United Methodist Church, 308 E. Mitchell St., Trimble, TN 38259.


Martha Evelyn Roney Holland, 65, of Newbern, died Tuesday, March 25, 2008 at Wesley Care Center in Dyersburg.

She was a retired bookkeeper and a member of Newbern First United Methodist Church.

Graveside services will be at 3 p.m. today in Fairview Cemetery in Dyersburg with the Rev. Richard Carruth officiating.

The family will receive visitors at 1 p.m. at Johnson-Williams Funeral Home.

Survivors include two daughters, Sandee Holland of Kaufman, Texas and Anita Pringle of Spring Hill; a brother, Jim Roney of Huntsville, Ala.; a grandson, Eric Swilley of Kaufman, Texas; and three great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Wayne Holland; and her parents, Murray A. and Carolyn Jackson Roney.

Pallbearers will be Gerald Tidwell, Rudy Page, Phillip Williams, Drew Williams, John Gordon Rudolph and John Uitendaal.


Vickie Westerfield Wilks, 59, of Dyersburg, died Monday, March 24, 2008 at her residence.

She was a dental assistant.

A private memorial service will be held at a later date. Curry Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Survivors include a daughter, Kathrine Wilks of Dyersburg; a son, Sterling Wilks of Atoka; and a brother, Woody Westerfield of Brandon, Miss.