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Obituaries for April 16, 2008

Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Bobby Joe Matheny, 53, of Ridgely, died Tuesday, April 8, 2008 at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital.

A private memorial service will be held at a later time.

The family will receive visitors at 5-8 p.m. today at Curry Funeral Home.

Survivors include two daughters, Samantha Joe Matheny of Newbern and Brandy Evans of Ridgely; a son, Bobby Joe Matheny Jr. of Ridgely; a sister, Pat Matheny of Hornbeak; three grandchildren; and a close friend, Briton Dean of Wynnburg.

He was preceded in death by his parents, J.W. and Lou Annie Matheny, and a sister, Kathy Matheny.


David Anthony Wheeler, 56, of Finley, died Tuesday, April 15, 2008 at his residence.

He was a truck driver.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Curry Funeral Home with the Rev. James "Bunny" Bailey officiating. Burial will be in Walnut Grove Cemetery, located between Central and Trenton.

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

Survivors include a daughter, Melissa Taylor of Paris; a son, Anthony Wheeler and wife, Charlene, of Arlington; two sisters, Linda Reed and Joanne Harris, both of Dyersburg; a brother, J.R. Wheeler of Central; five grandchildren; and a special friend, Tonya Covington.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Johnny and Bethel Melissa Moody Wheeler; and two brothers, Don Wheeler and Louis Wheeler.

Pallbearers will be Jason Reynolds, Bubba Harris, Bubba Wheeler, Jeff Reed, Ralph Whitney and Irby Mitchell.