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Obituaries for Feb. 18, 2009

Thursday, February 19, 2009

Mitzi Jamison Agee, 44, of Dyersburg, died Monday, Feb. 16, 2009 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center.

She was employee of Heckethorn Manufacturing and a member of East Dyersburg United Methodist Church.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday in the chapel of Johnson-Williams Funeral Home with the Rev. James Combs officiating. Burial will be in Dyer County Memorial Gardens.

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

Survivors include her companion, Tim Asbridge of Dyersburg; a daughter, Amber Beth Hampton of Newbern; two sons, James "Jay" Agee of Dyersburg and SPC Charles B. Clark of Fort Bliss, Texas; a sister, Joy Hampton and husband, Mike, of Newbern; and two brothers, Chad Jamison and wife, Lillian, of Newbern and Richard Jamison and wife, Gale, of Cordova.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Bobby Joe and Nieta Mustain Jamison.

Pallbearers will be Billy Agee, Roger Allen, Mark Jamison, Joe Jamison, Kelvin Robinson and Michael Gene Newton.


Thomas I. Yarbro, 95, of Finley, died Monday, Feb. 16, 2009 at Dyersburg Manor Nursing Center.

He was a retired farmer and a member of Finley Methodist Church.

Graveside services were at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Fairview Cemetery in Dyersburg with the Rev. Ralph Gunter and the Rev. Benny Hopper officiating. Curry Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Survivors include a son, Dent Yarbro and wife, Jeannie, of Finley; a sister, Betty Rickert of Dyersburg; two brothers, George Yarbro and wife, Mittie, and John T. Yarbro and wife, Yvonne, all of Dyersburg; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Yarbro; a son, Tommy Yarbro; his parents, Thomas Elijah and Ethel Pierce Yarbro; six sisters, Judy White, Jessie Williams, Ebilee Tucker, Stella B. Holt, Mary Ruth Gay and Lucille Yarbro; and two brothers, Earkett Yarbro and Mike Yarbro.

Pallbearers were Bob Brock, Tony Deere, Matthew Scoggins, Lee Nicholson, Mike Tucker, Mike White, Henry Tucker and Jeff Holt.

The family requests that any memorials be directed to Finley Methodist Church.