[Masthead] Overcast ~ 37°F  
High: 43°F ~ Low: 28°F
Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014

Obituaries for Nov. 3, 2008

Tuesday, November 4, 2008

Joni Enochs Brown, 50, of Dyersburg, died Saturday, Nov. 1, 2008 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center.

She was a homemaker.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. today at Johnson-Williams Funeral Home with Dr. Bill Oakley officiating.

Survivors include her husband, John "Jack" Brown of Dyersburg; two sons, Chad Enochs and wife, Ashley, and Josh Enochs and wife, Rachel, all of Newbern; her parents, Mason "Buddy" and Cherry Combs Blessing of Newbern; and three sisters, Penny Bessent and husband, Mark, of Trimble, Jill Blessing-Cates and husband, Eric, of Newbern, and Selina Dowden and husband, Philip, of Van Buren, Ark.

She was preceded in death by her brother, Dennis Blessing.


Bobby Gene Turnage, 75, of Ripley, died Friday, Oct. 31, 2008 at Baptist Memorial Hospital - Lauderdale in Ripley.

He was retired as a prison guard for Fort Pillow State Prison.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Halls Funeral Home with Bro. Jerrell Dawson officiating. Burial will be in Walnut Grove Cemetery in Ripley.

The widower of Wanda Louise Turnage, his survivors include a son, Bobby Turnage Sr. of Dyersburg; a sister, Cynthia Scott of Dyersburg; three grandchildren, Ashley Turnage, Heather Turnage and Bobby Turnage Jr., all of Dyersburg; and two great-grandchildren.