Obituaries for Nov. 19, 2008

Thursday, November 20, 2008

Carolyn Marie Rogers, 64, of Dyersburg, died Monday, Nov. 17, 2008 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center.

She was a retired employee of Sylvania and Wal-Mart.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday in the chapel of Dyersburg Funeral Home with the Rev. Jim Branscum officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery.

The family will receive visitors at 5:30-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Survivors include four sons, Eddie Rogers and Jessie Rogers and wife, Michelle, all of Dyersburg, Tommy Rogers of Miston and Patrick Rogers and wife, Laura, of Newbern; a brother, Johnny Ford of Dyersburg; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Noan and Etta Ford; and a sister, Delila Peery.

Pallbearers will be Donald Peery, Randy Peery, Dale Peery, D.J. Peery, Jimmy Manns and Bill Armstrong.

The family requests that any memorials be directed to Relay for Life.

Coy Edward Tipps, 75, of Dyersburg, died Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2008 at Dyersburg Manor Nursing Center.

He was a retired employee of Burks Beverage.

Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday in Fairview Cemetery in Newbern with the Rev. Don Williams officiating.

The family will receive visitors at 5-8 p.m. today at Johnson-Williams Funeral Home.

Survivors include a son, Tommy Joe Hugueley of Dyersburg; two sisters, Dorothy Burse of Bogota and Velma Dorse of Dyersburg; and nine nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Pearl Tipps; his parents, Joe and Nina Windberry Tipps; five sisters, Gladys Newell, Patricia Seely, Graple Barker, Marge Harris and Linda Cagle; and a brother, Louis Tipps.

Pallbearers will be Jackie Lynn Gordon, Jerry Harris, Ralph Gordon, Onnie Burse, Jeff Richardson and James Wellington.