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Obituaries for Aug. 31, 2008

Wednesday, September 3, 2008

Zannie Gooch, 64, of Gates, died Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2008 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 4, at Antioch Curve Missionary Baptist Church in Gates with the Rev. John Payne officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

The family will receive visitors from 1-5 p.m. Wednesday at Thompson's Mortuary in Ripley.

Survivors include his wife, Minnie Bell Gooch of Gates; three daughters, Gina Gooch of Halls, Carolyn Gooch of Gates and Veronica Gooch of Ripley; six sisters, Berda Jean Miller of East Chicago, Ind., Naomi Stister of Byron, Ga., Ollie Dewalt and Charlotte Pearson, both of Gates, Mary Jones of Union City, and Lavern Deathrow of Bolivar; two brothers, Eddie Gooch of Halls and Gene Gooch of Ripley; and five grandchildren.


Juanita Arnold Hastings, 85, of Newbern, died Friday, Aug. 29, 2008 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center.

She was retired as a hairdresser and employee of Sylvania, and a member of RoEllen Church of Christ.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Johnson-Williams Funeral Home with Bro. Lance Hawley officiating. Burial will be in Rehoboth Cemetery in Newbern.

The family will receive visitors from 4:30-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Survivors include three daughters, Barbara Hastings McLaurin and husband, Walter, of Oxford, Miss., Jackie Hastings Moore and Donna Hastings Selby, both of Newbern; a son, Charles Michael Hastings and wife, Karen, of Grand Island, Neb.; a special niece, Edith Flatt; 11 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles F. Hastings; her parents, William Henry and Ollie Roberta Arnold; three sisters, Dimple Flatt, Flora Gallahaire and Elizabeth Arnold; and four brothers, Bill Arnold, Bob Arnold, Henry Arnold and Jack Arnold.

Pallbearers will be Jay Troutt, James Thomas Cobb II, Jon Troutt, Shane Pledge, Steven Pledge, Bradley Grimison and David Pledge. Honorary pallbearers will be Lisa Tiede, Laura Hawley, Stephanie Schrader and Emily Hastings.


Jeff Mitchell, 31, of Dyersburg, died Thursday, Aug. 28, 2008 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center.

He was a construction worker and a Catholic.

Services were at 2 p.m. Saturday in the chapel of Curry Funeral Home with Father Russell D. Harbaugh officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery in Dyersburg.

Survivors include his mother and stepfather, Georgeann and George Hettman of Dyersburg; and two sisters, Barbara Wilson and Laura Glascoff, both of Dyersburg.

Pallbearers were Thomas Workman Jr., Charles Glascoff, Jarrod Prince, Cody Anderson, Frank Scroggins and Ray White.


Paul S. Peevyhouse, 51, of Yorkville, died Thursday, Aug. 28, 2008 at his residence.

He was a mechanic for the Department of Defense in Trenton and an active member of the Army National Guard in Trenton.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today in the chapel of Johnson-Williams Funeral Home with the Rev. John Fields officiating. Burial will be in Yorkville Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Sheilah Peevyhouse of Yorkville; a daughter, Tonya Peevyhouse of Glenco, Ala.; two sons, Anthony Peevyhouse and wife, Rachel, of McKenzie and Darryl Peevyhouse of Dresden; his father, Charlie Peevyhouse of Yorkville; his mother, Betty Sue Phillips and husband, Jack, of Dyer; five sisters, Becky Gray and husband, Jim, of Greenville, Wendy Bunyard and husband, Bill, of Yorkville, Pam Martin of Rutherford, Lisa McClure of Elkton, Ky. and Susie Rodgers and husband, Robert, of Fulton; two brothers, Jeff Peevyhouse and wife, Cindy, and Shannon Peevyhouse, all of Yorkville.; and two grandchildren, Alex Peevyhouse and Adrianna Peevyhouse.

Pallbearers will be Shane Powell, Mike Wallsmith, Gary Peevyhouse, Corey Peevyhouse, Joey Reed, Norman Coulter, Scott Fields and Steve Clark. Honorary pallbearers will be Phillip Hicks and Michael Wimberly.


Neva Nail Simpson, 83, of Dyersburg, died Friday, Aug. 29, 2008 at her residence.

She was a homemaker and a member of the Church of God.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Dyersburg Funeral Home with the Rev. Kenny Chessor officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery.

Survivors include her husband, I.J. Simpson of Dyersburg; a daughter, Jimmie Shelly and husband, Jerry, of Savannah; a stepdaughter, Sherri Ballinger and husband, Jamie, of Dyersburg; two sons, Tom White Sr. and wife, Rose, of Finley, and Estel White and wife, Glenda, of Dyersburg; a brother, Johnny Essary and wife, Marcy, of Mt. Juliet; nine grandchildren, Lynette Shelly Ezell and husband, Kevin, Amy Shelly Adkisson and husband, Bob, Michelle White Newton and husband, Tony, Shannon White Cannon and husband, John, Heather White Pitts and husband, Matt, Brandon Ballinger, Tommy White Jr. and wife, Deidra, Jeff White and wife, Rhonda, and Brett Ballinger Lawson and husband, Rodney; 18 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Walter and Ora Hendrix Essary, and her sister, June Fisher.

Pallbearers will be Brandon Ballinger, Rodney Lawson, Matt Pitts, Christopher White, Collin White and John Cannon. Honorary pallbearers will be Gary Hastings, Don Ed Hastings, Ray Davis, Burliss Davis and Joe Davis.


Cora Elizabeth Brown Tucker, 91, of the Johnson Grove community, died Thursday, Aug. 28, 2008 at Gallatin Healthcare.

She was a homemaker and a member of Johnson Grove Baptist Church.

Graveside services were held Saturday at Maury City Cemetery with the Rev. Elize Danley and Bobby Ray Phillips officiating. Johnson-Williams Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Survivors include a sister, Evelyn Cherry of Dyersburg; two grandchildren, John Franklin Tucker IV and wife, Michelle, of Bethpage, and John Jay Tucker and wife, Erin, of Lascassas; and a great-grandchild, Hunter Tucker of Bethpage.

She was preceded in death by her husband, J.F. Tucker; a son, J.F. Tucker Jr.; and her parents, Joe and Olivia Adams Brown.

The family requests that any memorials be directed to Johnson Grove Baptist Church.


Lonnie G. Wood Jr., 52, of Dyersburg, died Thursday, Aug. 28, 2008 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Union City.

He was a former employee of Dyersburg Fabrics and a member of Hillcrest Baptist Church.

Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. today in Dyer County Memorial Gardens with Bro. Ronnie Turner officiating. Curry Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Survivors include two sons, Lonnie G. Wood III and Josh Wood, both of Dyersburg; his father, Lonnie Garland Wood Sr. and wife, Nadine, of Dyersburg; and a brother, Kent Hickman of Dyersburg.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Dorothy Riley Wood; and a brother, Lowell Wood.

Pallbearers will be Josh Wood, Mike Atchison, Kirk Hickman, Rickey Weeks, Jeff Reed and Danny Sims. Honorary pallbearers will be Kyle Hickman, Harry Adams, Frank Scoggins, Phillip McGuire and Josh Scoggins.

The family requests that any memorials be directed to Second Baptist Church, 1720 Schaffer, Dyersburg, TN 38024.