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Obituaries for Dec. 3, 2008

Thursday, December 4, 2008

Patty Jan Davison, 44, of Dyersburg, died Monday, Dec. 1, 2008 at her residence.

She was a welder and quality-control employee of Heckethorn Manufacturing for 18 years, a member of the Assembly of God and an active member of Chimes for Charity.

Services will be at 3 p.m. today in the chapel of Curry Funeral Home with the Rev. Shannon Saliba, the Rev. Danny Leggett and Bro. Bud McPherson officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery in Dyersburg.

Survivors include two sisters, Eva Leggett and husband, Danny, and Treva Westfall and husband, Donald, all of Dyersburg; her fiancée, Randy Council of Dyersburg; a niece, Melonie Williams and husband, Randy, of Memphis; two nephews, Greg Wilson and wife, Kris, and Jason Wilson, all of Dyersburg; two great-nieces, Shelby Williams and Hannah Williams; and a great-nephew, Cody P. Wilson.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Thomas and Juanita Davison.

Pallbearers will be Donald Westfall, Gary Fowler II, Randy Williams, Clifford Duncan, Eddie Lee, David Brasfield, Tim Brasfield and Ronnie Harris.

The family requests that any memorials be directed to the Community Cancer Fund, P.O. Box 1002, Dyersburg, TN 38025-1002.


Agnes Sadler Hodges, 77, of Ridgely, died Saturday, Nov. 29, 2008 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center.

She was a housewife and a member of Ridgely First Baptist Church.

Services will be at 3 p.m. today at the Ridgely Chapel of Curry Funeral Home with the Rev. Don Layman officiating. Burial will be in New Haven Cemetery in Ridgely.

Survivors include a daughter, Wanda Richardson of Ridgely; a son, Thomas "Tommy" Hodges Jr. of Ridgely; a sister, Jo Ruth Pope of Trimble; five grandchildren, Dana Richardson, Colin Brent Richardson, Stephanie Hodges Staggs, Shane Hodges and Chad Gamble; and three great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Hodges Sr.; a son, Erwin "Ernie" Hodges; her parents, Tom and Cornelia Donahue Sadler; and a sister, Kathleen Huey.

Pallbearers will be Matt Deason, John Moore, Jackie Howell, Shane Hodges, Brent Richardson and Brad Perkins.

The family requests that any memorials be directed to Ridgely Public Library.


Dolores "Jimmie" Marrow, 73, of Blytheville, Ark., died Sunday, Nov. 30, 2008 at her residence.

She was a homemaker and a member of Fairview Baptist Church, operated Marrow Upholstery Shop in Blytheville and sang in the Marrow Family Gospel Quartet for many years.

Funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m. Thursday in the chapel of Cobb Funeral Home in Blytheville with Dr. Max Briley officiating. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery.

The family will receive visitors at 6:30-8:30 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Survivors include two sons, Lynn Marrow and wife, Lavan, of Dyersburg, and Rick Marrow and wife, Sherry, of Jackson; two sisters, Betty Gunther of Pine Bluff, Ark. and Shirley Privett of Springdale, Ark.; a brother, James Carter of Blytheville, Ark.; two granddaughters, Jessica Marrow and Whitnee Marrow Morgan; a step-granddaughter, Elizabeth Campbell; and two great-grandchildren, Ashlynn and Brewer Morgan.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Melvin Marrow; her parents, James and Lillie Gann Carter; and three sisters.


Mae Hailes Persons, 90, of Tiptonville, died Sunday, Nov. 30, 2008 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center.

She was a retired office manager of Wright Mats Inc. and a member of Tiptonville First Baptist Church and Rachel Sunday School Class.

Services will be at 10 a.m. today at Tiptonville First Baptist Church with the Rev. Steve Carr officiating. Burial will be in Lake Memorial Gardens in Tiptonville. Dyersburg Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Survivors include a brother, Henry Griffin Hailes and wife, Winifred, of Quitman, Miss.; two nieces; and two nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ben A Persons; her parents, Judge Henry and Mary Elizabeth Hailes; and two brothers, Clyde Hailes and Howard Hailes.

Pallbearers will be Danny Armstrong, David Gooch, Richard Perkins, Tommy Bramlett, Ray Allison and Gary White. Honorary pallbearers will be Tinker Norris, Earl Gooch and Danny Cook.