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Obituaries for Nov. 21, 2008

Saturday, November 22, 2008

Ruby "Inez" Hollingsworth, 81, of Newbern, died Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2008 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center.

She was a former machine operator for Sylvania and a member of Emmaus Baptist Church in Newbern.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Emmaus Baptist Church with the Rev. James Hooper officiating. Burial will be in Woodville Cemetery in Curve.

The family will receive visitors at 5:30-8 p.m. today at Dyersburg Funeral Home.

Survivors include her husband, Allen L. Hollingsworth of Newbern; two daughters, Joan Lamb of Newbern and Laura Patterson of Dyer; a brother, Jerry Yancey of Newbern; four grandchildren, Marty Lamb of Dyersburg, Tina Valois of Randleman, N.C., Heather Rinks of Dyer and Terry Brown of Newbern; 11 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by a son, William "Butch" Lamb; her parents, William and Nell Yancey; and two brothers, Guy Wilson and O'Neal Yancey.

Pallbearers will be Marty Lamb, Terry Brown, Roger Yancey, Jerry Yancey, David Oxley and Adam Oxley.


Ina M. Hudson, 85, of Dyersburg, died Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2008 at her residence.

She was a homemaker.

Services will be at 1 p.m. today at Evansville Free Holiness Church, where she was a member, with Bro. Mac Daniels officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery in Dyersburg.

Survivors include three daughters, Shirley Connelly of Dyersburg, Elizabeth Baker of Dukedom and Carol Thomas of Tiptonville; seven sons, Archie Anderson, Troy Anderson Sr., Stoy Anderson, Jerry Hudson, Terry Hudson, Larry Hudson and David Hudson, all of Dyersburg; a sister, Inez Permenter of Dyersburg; 27 grandchildren; 43 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husbands, Lee Archie Anderson and Charles "Shorty" Hudson; her parents, Garland and Loura Singleton Wilson; two sisters, Dorothy Dodson and Geneva Roper; two brothers, Houston Wilson and J.L. Wilson; and three granddaughters, Karen Patterson Bobo, Loretta Anderson Johnson and Jerri Ann Thomas.

Pallbearers will be Steven Anderson, Trevor Anderson, Robbie Anderson, Nicky Lawson, Troy "Boy" Anderson Jr. and Anthony Patterson.


Johnnie Mae Mann, 74, of Dyersburg, died Friday, Nov. 14, 2008 at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital.

She was a homemaker.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22 at Apostolic Faith Church of Jesus Christ. Burial will be in the M.C.C.O. Cemetery in Newbern. Cosmopolitan Funeral Services is in charge of arrangements.

The family will receive visitors at 11 a.m. Saturday until time of service at the church.

Survivors include two daughters, Lula Jones of Dyersburg and Charlene Sparmen of Ohio; eight sons, Eddie Joe Mann, John Edd Mann, Morris Mann, Jimmy Mann and Tony Mann, all of Dyersburg, Michael Mann of Ohio, Glen Mann of Nashville and Detris Mann of Oklahoma; three sisters, Barbara Turner, Dorothy Beasley and Gerlean Pickens, all of Brownsville; 48 grandchildren; and a host of great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Pastor John Herman Mann; three daughters, Sara Mann, Mildred Mann and Marylin Mann; and a brother, Jerry Kinney.


Frances Leeola Moore, 82, of Chicago, Ill., formerly of Newbern, died Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2008 at Rainbow Hospice Ark in Park Ridge, Ill.

She was a homemaker.

Graveside services will be at 1:30 p.m. Sunday in Dyer County Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Bill Phipps officiating.

The family will receive visitors at 4:30-7:30 p.m. Saturday at Johnson-Williams Funeral Home.

Survivors include a daughter, Brenda Franco and husband, Tony, of Chicago, Ill.; a son, Howard Moore Jr. of Dyersburg; three grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and 10 great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard Moore; a daughter, Glenda Alvoid Emery; her parents, Willie and Ester Lee Brasfield Stephens; a sister, Dorothy Allen; and two brothers, Edward Stephens and J.C. Stephens.

Pallbearers will be Bobby Alvoid, Luke Stephens, Luke Stephens Jr., Wyman Brasfield, David Brasfield and Matt Franco.


George Bazil Pakish, 76, of Tiptonville, died Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2008 at the Regional Hospital in Jackson.

He was captain and pilot for Western Kentucky Navigation, worked as a pilot on the river for 60 years and was a member of Abundant Life Fellowship Church.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Abundant Life Fellowship Church in Ridgely with Bro. David Gray officiating. Dyersburg Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

The family will receive visitors at 5:30-9 p.m. today at the church.

Survivors include his wife, Ruth Gooch Pakish of Tiptonville; a daughter, Fran Baker and husband, Bob, of Donora, Pa.; two stepdaughters, Monica Shull and husband, Bob, and Monette Perkins; a son, Joseph Pakish and wife, Christy, of Monessen, Pa.; two stepsons, Ken Hickman and wife, Judy, of Dyersburg, and Pete Miller and wife, Kay; a sister, Irene Glass of Pennsylvania; and three grandchildren, Jacob Baker, Bobby Baker and Tyler Pakish.

He was preceded in death by a son, George Pakish Jr.; his parents, John and Mary Pakish; two sisters, Jean Vuknie and Mary Wydratt; and five brothers, Ed Pakish, Bo Pakish, John Pakish, Joe Pakish and Harry Pakish.

Honorary pallbearers will be Jacob Bauer, Bobby Bauer, Joseph Pakish, Eddie Vuknie, O.V. Fowler, Lyman Rhodes, John David Arnold, John Perkins, Jason Perkins, Norman Rhodes, Dave Dewey, Bob Shull and Ken Hickman.

The family requests that any memorials be directed to the Abundant Life Fellowship Church youth program or Life Beat in Wynnburg.