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Obituaries for July 27, 2008

Tuesday, July 29, 2008

Olera Nance Asbridge, 76, of Dyersburg, died Friday, July 25, 2008 at Dyersburg Nursing Care.

She was clerical employee for the Lake County Correctional Facility clinic in Tiptonville.

Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Chester County Memorial Gardens with Jeff Record, Danny Lowery and Jennifer Lowery officiating. Shackelford Funeral Directors - Casey Chapel of Henderson is in charge of arrangements.

Survivors include two daughters, Jennifer Lowery and Jana Harris, both of Dyersburg; a son, Jeff Record of Henderson; two sisters, Rovene Thomas and Morene Mash, both of Henderson; a brother, Raymond Nance of Athens, Ala.; and seven grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, George Clyde and Leota Wade Nance; and a grandchild, Suzanne Lowery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Wesley Nursing Activity Fund, 350 E. Tickle St., Dyersburg, TN 38024; or Alzheimer's Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave., FL17, Chicago, IL 60601-7633.


Oneida Josephine Pope Barger, 67, of Newbern, died Wednesday, July 23, 2008 at Methodist University Hospital in Memphis.

She was owner of The Ceramic Shop in Newbern, and a member of Newbern First Baptist Church and Newbern Women's Club.

Graveside services will be at 3 p.m. today at Fairview Cemetery in Newbern with the Rev. Bill Parks, the Rev. Johnny Sapp and the Rev. Terry Evans officiating. Johnson-Williams Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Survivors include her husband, Billy W. Barger of Newbern; two daughters, Janice Elaine Evans of Soddy Daisy and Sherry Lynn Yakab of Orange Park, Fla.; a son, Lee Allen Barger of Dyersburg; and six grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, John Grady Pope and Anna May Belsha Pope; and four brothers, Charles Grady Pope, James Leroy Pope, John Franklin Pope and Lenard Coy Pope.

Pallbearers will be Terry Lee Pope, James Robert Pope, Mark Randall Pope, Michael John Pope, Christopher Bradley Evans and William Cody Barger.


Barbara Sue Goodman, 59, of Dyersburg, died Friday, July 25, 2008 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center.

She was a registered nurse and a member of Grace Tabernacle Church.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Halls Funeral Home. Burial will be in South Fork Cemetery in Halls.

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

Survivors include her husband, Danny Ray Goodman; two daughters, Sherry Stark of Dyersburg and Stephanie Anne Medlin of Walnut Grove, Mo.; a sister, Sharon Frederick of Memphis; and five grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, William Boothe and Lena Talley Perfetti.


Ralph Maddox, 80, of Ridgely, died Thursday, July 24, 2008 at his residence.

He was retired from Huntingdon Parks and Recreation Department and a member of Cottonwood Grove Baptist Church.

Graveside services were Saturday at New Haven Cemetery in Ridgely with Donnie Maddox officiating. Dyersburg Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Survivors include a daughter, Debi Pille of Orlando, Fla.; three sons, Donnie Ray Maddox of Leesburg, Fla., Ken Davis of Hurricane Mills and Doug Maddox of Ridgely; a sister, Beauton Thurmon of Poplar Bluff, Mo.; a brother, L.B. Maddox of Ridgely; nine grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Carol Hoffman Maddox; and his parents, Bennie and Hester Maddox.

The family will serve as pallbearers.


Karen Sipes, 53, of Ridgely, died Tuesday, July 22, 2008 at Regional Hospital of Jackson.

She was a homemaker.

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

Survivors include her companion, George Brandau of Ridgely; a son, Donald V. Montano-Cuff of Watertown, S.D.; two sisters, Cynthia Watson of Taylorsville, N.C. and Sharon Ruggiero of Meriden, Conn.; a brother, Vincent Montano of New Haven, Conn.; two grandchildren, Vincent Angelo Montano and Amethyst Reighyn Montano; six nieces and nephews, and 11 great-nieces and -nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Vincent Angelo and Carmel Montano.