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Obituaries for June 10, 2008

Tuesday, June 10, 2008

Johnny Steven Carroll, 64, of Dyersburg, died Monday, June 9, 2008 at his residence.

He was a retired mechanic and heavy equipment operator, a member of Newbern Assembly of God, a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War and an avid fisherman.

Services will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday in the chapel of Dyersburg Funeral Home with the Rev. Keith Shelton officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery.

The family will receive visitors at 2-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Survivors include his wife, Sharon Lineberry Carroll of Dyersburg; four daughters, Karen Carroll Paschal and Monica Permenter, both of Dyersburg, Charlotte Shelby of Salem, Oregon and Kay Combs of Finley; four sons, Johnny Steven Carroll Jr. of Finley, Michael Carroll of Caruthersville, Mo., Clark Thompson of Newbern and Victor Thompson of Dyersburg; four sisters, Elizabeth Suarez of Newbern, Ann Tubbs and Reba Carroll, both of Ridgely and Dorothy Hill of Dyersburg; a brother, Malcolm Carroll of Waynesboro; 19 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a son, Brian Steven Carroll; his parents, William and Tennie Carroll; and a brother, Jim Carroll.

Pallbearers will be his children.


Della Parnell, 72, of Newbern, died Sunday, June 8, 2008 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center.

She was a homemaker and a member of Harmony Baptist Church, where she served as church secretary for 35 years.

Services will be at 10 a.m. today in the chapel of Johnson-Williams Funeral Home with Dr. Thomas Parnell officiating. Burial will be in Poplar Grove Cemetery in Newbern.

Survivors include her husband, William Edward Parnell of Newbern; a son, Christopher Dean Parnell of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada; two sisters, Lula Hudson and Martha Shelton, both of Newbern; and a brother, William lee Borden of Newbern.

She was preceded in death by her parents, A.O. and Lavina Combs Borden; and a sister, Mary Ann Borden.

Pallbearers will be Christopher Dean Parnell, Barry Thompson, Ronnie Parnell, Barry Scobey, Donnie Scobey and Alton Winchester.

The family request that any memorials be directed to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1942.