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Obituaries for Nov. 11, 2008

Wednesday, November 12, 2008

John Thomas Johnson, 72, of Finley, died Monday, Nov. 10, 2008 at his residence.

He was retired from the maintenance department at PolyOne, a member of Finley Church of Christ and a former member of the Tennessee Army National Guard.

Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Fairview Cemetery with the Rev. Doug Ellingsworth officiating.

The family will receive visitors from 5-8 p.m. today at Dyersburg Funeral Home.

Survivors include his wife, Ann Johnson of Finley; four daughters, Sherry Lovins and husband, Randy, Joan Brewer and husband, David, and Shana Junior and husband, Greg, all of Finley, and Jean Manning and husband, Ritchie, of Frog Jump; and eight grandchildren, Keith Lovins, Greg Lovins, Andrew Manning, Hannah Manning, Leanna Junior, Emma Junior, Bailey Brewer and Garrett Brewer.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Fred and Mary Johnson.

Pallbearers will be David Brewer, Greg Junior, Keith Lovins, Greg Lovins, Ritchie Manning and Randy Lovins.


Annette R. Newsom, 70, of Newbern, died Monday, Nov. 10, 2008 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center.

She was a homemaker.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Johnson-Williams Funeral Home with the Rev. Waymon Hogue officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery in Newbern.

The family will receive visitors from 4-7 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Survivors include her husband, David L. Newsom of Newbern; three daughters, Delores Crisp of Seminole, Fla., Charlotte Thiel of Hammond, La., and Rose Thompson of Paxton, Ill.; two stepdaughters, Heidi Newsom of Dyersburg and Lynn Newsom of Portage, Ind.; two sons, Norman Gregson of Pekin, Ill., and Jesse Muthart of Lake Station, Ind.; two sisters, Anna Marie Jones of Lafollette, Tenn., and Pat Miller of Chicago, Ill.; four brothers, William Miller of Humboldt, Jasper Hausner of Michigan, Joseph Hausner of Hanover Park, Ill., and Albert Miller of Rantoul, Ill.; 15 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a stepdaughter, Monique Newsom; her parents, Elmer and Rose Hausner; a sister, Sylvia Harbin; and four brothers, Drushell Miller, Douglas Miller, James Hausner and John Hausner.