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Obituaries for Aug. 20, 2008

Thursday, August 21, 2008

Sylvester Goodman, 60, of Dyersburg, died Monday, Aug. 18, 2008 at his residence.

He was a truck driver.

Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Dyer County Memorial Gardens in Dyersburg with the Rev. Mac Daniels and the Rev. Billy Tucker officiating.

The family will receive visitors from 5-8 p.m. today at Johnson-Williams Funeral Home.

Survivors include a son, Brad Goodman of Dyersburg; a sister, Mary Goodman of Dyersburg; and a longtime friend, Edith Pope of Ft. Smith, Ark.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Wilmer Nelson Goodman; and his half sister, Robbie Grief.

Pallbearers will be Did Hays, James Sykes, Alan Hays, Dan Hays, Gerry Sykes and Mike French.


Judy Louise Sims, 60, of Memphis, formerly of Dyersburg, died Monday, Aug. 18, 2008 at Baptist East Hospital in Memphis.

She was retired from Dyersburg State Community College as an instructor of computer science for over 30 years, and was a member of Mullins United Methodist Church in Memphis.

A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday at Curry Funeral Home with Bro. Robert Smith officiating.

The family will receive visitors from 2-3 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Survivors include a son, Barry Cottrell of Newbern; two sisters, Patricia Johnson of Memphis and Brenda Komie of Miami, Fla.; and two nephews, Don Johnson of Memphis and Eddie Alderman of Austin, Texas.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Edwin and Erma Sims.