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Obituaries for Jan. 30, 2009

Saturday, January 31, 2009

Dorothy Allison Hinson, 85, of Henderson, died Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2009 at Forest Cove Manor in Jackson.

She was a retired employee of Brown Shoe Company and a dormitory supervisor at Freed-Hardeman University for 25 years.

Services will be at today in Henderson. Burial will be in Conway, Ark.

Survivors include two daughters, Jane Cole and husband, Ronnie, of Dyersburg and Denise Hinson of Marietta, Ga.; a son, Joe Hinson of Germantown; five grandchildren, Dennis Hinson of Hastings, Neb., Jennifer Hinson of Englewood, Colo., Julia Hinson of Memphis, Allison Cole-Pugh of Dyersburg and Brandon Cole and wife, Alicia, of Murfreesboro; and three great-grandchildren, Ashley, Jaden and Lane Pugh, all of Dyersburg.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Darrell Hinson; her parents, Joe and Rosie Allison; three brothers, Ernest Allison, Estel Allison and Leon Allison; and a daughter-in-law, Valerie Hinson.


Jennifer Ann Baxter Watson, 27, of Dyersburg, died Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2009 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center.

She was a homemaker.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday in the chapel of Johnson-Williams Funeral Home with the Rev. Clayton Mahan officiating. Burial will be in Church Grove Cemetery.

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

Survivors include her husband, Daniel Watson II of Dyersburg; a daughter, Elizabeth Joanie Cheyenne Watson of Dyersburg; a son, Daniel Watson III of Dyersburg; her parents, Steve and Cheri Baxter of Newbern; three sisters, Charley Baxter, Destiny Baxter and Jessica Fisk, all of Newbern; three brothers, Jeremy Barham of Newbern, Phillip Baxter of Lansing, Mich. and Michael White of Fort Bliss, Texas; and her grandparents, Jimmy and Evelyn Smith of Brownsville, Dorothy Barham of Newbern, Margie Spickelmier and Junior Lanford, both of New Port Richie, Fla.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Misty Spickelmier.

Pallbearers will be Chris Buckner, John Paul Henry, Paul Barch, Kenneth Campbell, Jared Pujols, Karl Arnett, Willie Jones, Don Fisk and Tommy Williams.


Paul Williams, 73, of Tiptonville, died Thursday, Jan. 29, 2009 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center.

He was a service technician for the gas division of the Lake County School District.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Dyersburg chapel of Curry Funeral Home with Bro. John Morris officiating. Burial will be in New Haven Cemetery in Ridgely.

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

Survivors include his wife, Loretta Williams of Tiptonville; a daughter, Devona Williams Parker of Tiptonville; a stepdaughter, Sandy Sneed of Tiptonville; a son, Kevin Paul Williams of Munford; four stepsons, Bobby Sneed of Tiptonville; Timothy Sneed of Alexandria, Va., James Sneed of Waverly and Jeff Sneed of Dyersburg; three sisters, Gladys Orr of Hurricane Hill, Graple Bottoms of Dyersburg and Shirley Dimple Bell of Pacific, Mo.; a brother, James Roscoe Williams of Nauvoo; 14 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Obie Pierce and Mary Elizabeth Long Williams; three sisters, Juanita Williams Cooper, Betty Lou King and Elizabeth Williams; and two brothers, Joe Franklin Williams and Obie Williams Jr.

The family requests that any memorials be directed to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis.