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Obituaries for June 30, 2008

Monday, June 30, 2008

Jeanette Boatright, 86, of Dyersburg, died Sunday, June 29, 2008 at Dyersburg Manor Nursing Center.

She was a homemaker and a member of Cumberland Presbyterian Church for 86 years.

Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Fairview Cemetery in Dyersburg with Dr. Larry Blakeburn officiating.

The family will receive visitors at 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Curry Funeral Home.

Survivors include a daughter, Laura Maroney and husband, Sid, of Sequim, Wash.; three sons, Michael Boatright and wife, Patricia, of Jackson, Randy Boatright and wife, Becky, and Tommy Boatright and wife, Gina, all of Dyersburg; a brother, Roland Green of Dyersburg; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, T.E. "Pete" Boatright and her parents, William Chester and Allene Pewett Boatright.

Pallbearers will be Mike Boatright, Tommy Boatright, Laura Boatright Maroney and Randy Boatright.

The family requests that any memorials be directed to Cumberland Presbyterian Church Benevolence Fund, the Dyersburg-Dyer County Union Mission or to the charity of the donor's choice.


Eddie Sue Dunevant, 90, of Slidell, La. and Newbern, died Saturday, June 21, 2008 at Slidell Memorial Hospital.

She was member of the Methodist Church and later attended Newbern Cumberland Presbyterian Church.

A memorial service will be held at Newbern Cumberland Presbyterian Church at a later date.

Survivors include two sisters, Helen Phillips and Sarah Phillips, both of Gulf Shores, Ala.; and a brother, Max Smith of Slidell, La.; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, Charlie Dunevant; and her parents, Richard and Madge Smith.