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Obituaries for Sept. 10, 2008

Thursday, September 11, 2008

Inez Nichols Farrow, 90, of Como, died Monday, Sept. 8, 2008 at Covington Care Center.

She was a homemaker and a member of Union Friendship Baptist Church in Henry.

Services will be at 3 p.m. Thursday in the chapel of Curry Funeral Home with Bro. Tom Winchester officiating. Burial will be in Dyer County Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive visitors at 1-3 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Survivors include a son, Donald Ray Farrow of Camden, S.C.; two sisters, Barbara Lollar of Steele, Mo., and Judy Viar of Covington; five grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond Farrow; her parents, Thomas and Wilma Tomlinson Nichols; a sister, Virginia Hardwick; and four brothers, Douglas Nichols, Milburn "Billy" Nichols, T.W. Nichols and Leon Nichols.

Pallbearers will be Michael Nichols, Keith Kauhi, Keith Lewis Kauhi, Earl Brooks, Elliott Kimbee and David Harring.

The family requests that any memorials be directed to Union Friendship Baptist Church, 53 Union Friendship Road, Henry, TN 38231.


Ora Montez Newsom, 89, of Mishawaka, Ind., died Sunday, Sept. 7, 2008 at Memorial Hospital in South Bend, Ind.

She was a retired waitress.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in the chapel of Curry Funeral Home with the Rev. James Bailey officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery in Dyersburg.

The family will receive visitors at 9-11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Survivors include a daughter, Joyce Wroblewski and husband, Bert, of Mishawaka, Ind.; a son, Jerry Newsome and wife, Norma, of Pekin, Ill..; a sister, Maudie Bush of Dyersburg; five grandchildren, Suzann Bowker and husband, Ed, Mylen Alberson and husband, Stan, Ronnie Newsome, Mark Newsome and wife, Robin, Tony Newsome ; 13 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, William Andy and Ora Delia McClain Austin; a sister, Bea Austin; a brother, William Austin; and two grandchildren, Jerry Joseph and Billy Newsome.

The family requests that any memorials be directed to Alzheimer's Association, 9135 N. Meridian Street, Suite B-4, Indianapolis, IN 46290-7109.


Kathleen McLeod Peek, 99, of Dyersburg, died Monday, Sept. 8, 2008 at Dyersburg Manor Nursing Center.

She was a member of First United Methodist Church in Dyersburg and retired after serving 15 years as a college dormitory director for Lambuth University. She was an avid lover of music; both vocal and piano, all by ear.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday in the chapel of Dyersburg Funeral Home with Dr. Phillip Cook officiating. Burial will be in Rehoboth Cemetery in Roellen.

The family will receive visitors at 11:00 a.m. -- 12:30 p.m. Thursday at Dyersburg Funeral Home.

Survivors include a daughter, Nancy Peek Craig of Dyersburg; nine grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, W. Tom Peek, Sr., two daughters; Betty Peek Webb and Jean Peek Fleming; two sons, Tom Peek, Jr. and Donald J. Peek; one granddaughter, Rebecca Webb; two sisters; and her parents, Lillie May Sutton and Donald McLeod.

Pallbearers will be David Craig, Michael Peek, Ricky Peek, Alan Burchfiel, Bill Hall and Billy K. Ayers. Honorary pallbearers will be Meredith Peek, Linda Peek and James "Bill" Webb.

The family requests that any memorials be directed to First United Methodist Church or choice of donor.