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Obituaries for Sept. 24, 2008

Thursday, September 25, 2008

Sharon Gail Gibbons, 43, of Newbern, died Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2008 at her residence.

She was as a cosmetologist.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday in the chapel of Johnson-Williams Funeral Home with the Rev. Brent Rashell officiating. Burial will be in Dyer County Memorial Gardens.

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

Survivors include her parents, Patsy June Ingram Gibbons of Newbern and Billy D. and Cynthia Gibbons of RoEllen; two sisters, Stacey Peevyhouse of Newbern and Shannon Gilbert Powell of Trimble; a brother, Scott DeWayne Gibbons of Newbern; a niece, Erin Lee of Martin; and two nephews, Ethan Gibbons of Newbern and Taylor Gilbert of Trimble.

Pallbearers will be Tommy Gibbons, Allen Powell, Scotty Childress, Danny Childress, Tommy Taylor and Spencer Baker. Honorary pallbearer will be Rick Pilkenton.

The family requests that any memorials be directed to West Tennessee Hospice, Attn: Nancy Taylor, 1804 Hwy. 45 Bypass, Suite 100, Jackson, TN 38305.


Patricia "Pat" Holland, 69, died Monday, Sept. 22, 2008 at Jackson Regional Hospital.

She was a former maintenance clerk at Dyersburg Fabrics and was a life member of West Dyersburg Church of Christ.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Curry Funeral Home with Jim Chamblee and Rick Crawford officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery in Dyersburg.

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

Survivors include her husband, Charles R. Holland of Dyersburg; a daughter, Janice Choate and husband, Johnny, of Dyersburg; a son, Charles "Chuck" Holland and wife, Judy, of Dyersburg; two sisters, Janice Ernestine Ward of Dyersburg and Paula Lewis and husband, Sammie, of North Ft. Myers, Fla.; three grandchildren, Stephanie Poindexter and husband, Joey, Benjamin "Cory" Moody and Emily Davis and husband, Jimmy Joe; and four great-grandchildren, Dawson Moody, Landon Moody, Gunner Davis and Gavin Davis.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Ernest Paul and Opal Mae Bennett Hill.

Pallbearers will be Nathan Lewis, Jon Morris, Jimmy Jones, Dwaine Johnston, Dale Woods and Chuck Walden.


Nathaniel Mann, 55, of Dyersburg, died Saturday, Sept. 20, 2008 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center.

Services will be at noon Friday at Better Way Outreach Ministries with the Rev. Leonard Gauldin officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Cosmopolitan Funeral Services is in charge of arrangements.

The family will receive visitors at 10 a.m. Friday at the church.

Survivors include his wife, Bessie Dyson Mann of Dyersburg; two daughters, Carol Mann and Quinetella Tyus, both of Dyersburg; three sons, Craig Mann and Willie Taylor, both of Dyersburg and Nathaniel D. Mann of Grand Rapids, Mich.; six sisters, Betty Gauldin, Laura Mann and Linda Haymond, all of Dyersburg, Versie Knight of Memphis, Gladys Graham of Battle Creek, Mich., and Dora Ewing of Decatur, Ill.; two brothers, James Earl Mann of Dyersburg and Andrew Mann of Decatur, Ill.; and nine grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Gladys Flagg Mann and Robert W. Mann; a sister, Edna Mann Jordan; and a brother, Robert Mann Jr.

Pallbearers will be Robert Henning, Lee Dyson, Ernest Haymond Jr., Marlos Mann, James Henning, John Ward and Robert Pace.


Anita N. Taylor, 59, of Dyersburg, died Sunday, Sept. 21, 2008 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center.

She was a homemaker.

Services will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church with the Rev. Jerome Taylor officiating.

The family will receive visitors at noon-8 p.m. Friday at Thompson's Mortuary in Ripley and at 2 p.m. Saturday at the church.

Survivors include her husband, Robert Taylor Sr. of Dyersburg; two sons, Jonathan Taylor and Roderick Taylor, both of Dyersburg; five stepchildren, the Rev. Kenneth Taylor, the Rev. Robert Taylor and Jannifer Ross, all of Dyersburg, Sherry King of Montgomery, Ala., and Eric Taylor of Jackson; her mother, Helen Nelson of Tiptonville; four sisters, Doris Liggons of Fayetteville, N.C., Brenda Cooper and Walnita Nelson, both of South Fulton and Joyce Walker of Bartlett, Ill.; a half sister, Eddie Mae Schaffer of Dyersburg; two brothers, Johnny Nelson of Tiptonville and Charles Nelson of Memphis; 11 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.


The Rev. Richard Hassell Woolverton, 79, of Dyersburg, died Monday, Sept. 22, 2008 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center.

He was a retired pastor of The Church of Jesus Christ and an avid carpenter and plumber.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Curry Funeral Home with Brother Jerry Stafford and Brother Bill Phipps officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery in Dyersburg.

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

Survivors include a daughter, Pam Jones and husband, Dwight, of Dyersburg; a son, Dennis Woolverton of Humboldt; a sister, Gladys Owen of Memphis; and three grandchildren, Sherry Jones of Milan, and Jason Jones and Muranda Jones, both of Dyersburg.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 43 years, Betty Jo Criswell Woolverton; his parents, Arthur Lee Wilson Woolverton and Lula Moore Woolverton; two sisters, Pauline Holloman and Hazel Wiley; and seven brothers, James C. Morris, Roy Woolverton, Troy Woolverton, Ray Woolverton, Gus Woolverton, James Woolverton and Leonard Woolverton.


Beatrice Taylor Young, 84, of Newbern, died Monday, Sept. 22, 2008 at her residence.

She was a farming partner and attended Mount Carmel United Methodist Church.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today in the chapel of Johnson-Williams Funeral Home with the Rev. Daman Duck and the Rev. Perry Grills officiating. Burial will be in Yorkville Cemetery.

Survivors include a daughter, Patsy Davis of Ramer; two sons, Gene R. Young of Newbern and Larry M. Young of Milan; a sister, Jo Ann Jackson of Drummonds; six grandchildren, Beverly Wilkerson, Regina Drumwright, Kay Copeland, Jerry Davis Jr., Bradley Young and Curtis Young; and two great-grandchildren, Jenny Lynn Drumwright and Nickolas Drumwright.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Joe M. Young; her parents, William E. and Vernie Taylor; a sister, Helen Douglas; and a brother, Zack Taylor.

Pallbearers will be Tom Davis, Glen Davis, James Bell, Perry Grills, Jackson Grills, David Glidwell, Jerry Ring and Justin Hassell.