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Obituaries for Sept. 18, 2008

Friday, September 19, 2008

Frances Williamson Pollard, 91, of Dyersburg, formerly of Alamo and Memphis, died Monday, Sept. 15, 2008 at her residence.

She was a homemaker and a member of the First Baptist Church in Alamo, where she was active in the Edenton Sunday school class, the Baptist Women and the Women's Bible Study Group. She was a founding member of Graceland Baptist Church in Whitehaven.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Ronk Funeral Home in Alamo with Dr. Gayle Alexander and the Rev. Chris Rigby officiating. Burial will be in Robertson Cemetery.

The family will receive visitors at 1 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Survivors include a daughter, Emily Baker and husband, Bill, of Dyersburg; two sons, Raymond Pollard Jr. and wife, Donna, of Woodbridge, Va. and George Pollard and wife, Barbara, of Horn Lake, Miss.; a sister, Faye Wygul and husband, Hilton, of Henry; five grandchildren, Amy Friedman and husband, Alec of Memphis, Andy Baker of Dyersburg, Mary Frances Pollard of Woodbridge, Va., Karen Pollard of St. Paul, Minn. and Jon Pollard and wife, Ashley, of Memphis; two great-grandchildren, Noley Baker and Cortlyn Westbrook of Dyersburg; a nephew, Jeff Wygul and wife, Ronda and children, Shelby and Hunter of Henry.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, Raymond Pollard; her parents, Francis Marion Williamson and Emma Brasfield Williamson; and a daughter-in-law, Judy Pollard.

The family requests that any memorials be directed to Union University, Crockett Memorial Library or Robertson Cemetery.

Virginia Lee Terrill, 88, of Newbern, died Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2008 at her residence.

She was a retired business owner for Belle Variety in Belle, Mo.

A graveside service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday in Owensville Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Ken Patterson officiating. Johnson-Williams Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Survivors include a daughter, Sherri Deckey of Newbern; a son, Steven Terrill of Union, Mo.; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald DeWitt Terrill; her parents, George E. and Anna Belle Slinkman; a sister, Georgia S. Porter; and a brother, Emmit Atwil Slinkman.