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Obituaries for Jan. 2, 2009

Saturday, January 3, 2009

Bobby Wayne Dunivant, 71, of Newbern, died Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2008 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center.

He was a retired bricklayer.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday 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 5-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Survivors include a son, Brian Dunivant of Newbern; a sister, Shirley Bulger of Newbern; two brothers, Harold Dunivant and Thomas Dunivant, both of Newbern; and a grandchild, Hayden Wayne Webb Dunivant of Newbern.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Emmerson and Clara Hall Dunivant.

Pallbearers will be Joe Ferguson, Delbert Webb, Jeff Leggett, Mike Leggett, Matt Dunivant and Harold Dunivant.


Annie Lee Ehlert, 75, of Dyersburg, died Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2008 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center.

She was a machine operator for Dana Corp. in Chicago and a member of Holy Hills Baptist Church.

Services will be at 11 a.m. today at Dyersburg Funeral Home with the Rev. Jeremy Ballinger officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery.

Survivors include a daughter, Kathey J. Inman of Dyersburg; three sons, Charles E. French of Dyersburg, Danny French of Crossroads, Miss., and Michael French of Alsip, Ill.; five grandchildren and a great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by a son, Richard French; a sister, Sara Stenzel; a brother, Fred Stenzel; and her parents, Max and Myrtle Stenzel.

Pallbearers will be Chase Anderson, Scott Fitzgerald, Terry Gwaltney, Anthony Inman, John French and Nathan French.


Lemuel King, 53, of Anniston, Ala., formerly of Dyersburg, died Sunday, Dec. 28, 2008 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center.

He was a supervisor for Anniston Supply Depot and a Navy and Air Force veteran.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church with the Rev. Bobby Matthews Sr. officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Thompson's Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.

The family will receive visitors at noon Saturday at the church.

Survivors include his wife, Sherry King of Anniston, Ala; a stepdaughter, Charlestria Mosley of Dyersburg; a stepson, Everett Cole of Dyersburg; four sisters, Joanne Edwards, Nora King, Nora Nolan and Francis Wynn, all of Dyersburg; four brothers, Ricky King and Johnny King, both of Dyersburg, Ervin Toles of Fayetteville, N.C. and Larry King of Washington, D.C.; and a grandchild, Victoria Darnay King of Dyersburg.


James Ralph King, 77, of Ripley, died Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2008 at Baptist Hospital East in Memphis.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Halls Funeral Home. Burial will be in Enon Cemetery.

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

Survivors include four daughters, Debbie Lynch of Ripley, Linda King of Eureka, Calif., Sherry Maupin of Humboldt and Tammy Petrillo of Baldwin, Iowa; five sons, Allen King of Alpine, Texas, Floyd King, Kevin King and Dennis King, all of Dyersburg, and Herman King Jr. of Crescent City, Calif.; six brothers, Paul King of Ripley, Bill King of Crescent City, Calif., Chris King of Lake Tahoe, Calif., Gary King of Yakima, Wash., Authur King of Phoenix, Ariz., and Larry King of Eureka, Calif.; and 24 grandchildren.


Thomas Geral Quick, 80, of Friendship, died Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2008 at the VA Medical Center in Memphis.

He was a retired small-business owner, a Army veteran of the Korean conflict, and a member of First Baptist Church, where he served as president of his Sunday School class.

Services will be at 10 a.m. today at Friendship Funeral Home with the Rev. Raymond Boston officiating. Burial will be in Bellevernon Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Jerri Quick of Friendship; a daughter, Margo Vernon and husband, Eddie, of Friendship; a son, Randy Quick and wife, Cyndi; two sisters, Lois Epperson of Chicago, Ill. and Mary Sue Minelli of Kanakee, Ill.; three brothers, Raymond Quick and Daymond Quick, both of Portage, Ind. and Larry Colvin Quick of St. Louis, Mo.; seven grandchildren, Amber Woody and husband, Brad, Trey Vernon, Peter Quick, Joshua Quick, Leslie Quick, Whitney Quick and Heather Dexter and husband, Travis; and three great-grandchildren, Alex Dexter, Elly Dexter and Creighton Dexter.

He was preceded in death by a son, Brad Quick.

Pallbearers will be Trey Vernon, Peter Quick, Josh Quick, Ricky Riggs, Cliff Crowl and Bill Peery.


Louise Worley Lowery, 92, died Thursday, Jan. 1, 2009 at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Curry Funeral Home. Burial will be in Poplar Grove Cemetery in Newbern.

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