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Obituaries for Feb. 20, 2009

Saturday, February 21, 2009

Keith Alton Barham, 45, of Dyersburg, died Wednesday, Feb. 18 at Baptist Hospital-East in Memphis.

He was a construction worker.

Services will be at 4 p.m. today in the chapel of Dyersburg Funeral Home with Scotty Childress officiating.

The family will receive visitors at 3 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Survivors include a daughter, Molly Barham of Dyersburg; his mother, Judy Henley of Dyersburg; his father, Stoye Barham and wife, Linda, of Finley; a brother, Tony Barham and wife, Tammy, of Dyersburg; and close family members, Barbara Parcham, Mark Barham, Jerry Noel "Bo" Barham, Kyle Barham, Emily Barham, Brittney Clanton and Mike Bryant.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, George and Robbie Sue Bryant and Shelley and Ola Mae Barham.

The family requests that any memorials be directed to the Community Cancer Fund, P.O. Box 1002, Dyersburg, TN 38024.


Lawrence L. Price, 90, of Cat Corner Community, died Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2009 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center.

He was a retired farmer, an elder and member of Rehoboth Church of Christ at Cat Corner and a member of Civilian Conservation Corps.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in the Ridgely chapel of Dyersburg Funeral Home with Bro. Jeff O'Dell and Bro. Glen Burse officiating. Burial will be in Zion Cemetery near Cloverdale.

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

Survivors include a daughter, Cindy Caldwell and husband, Jim, of Olive Branch, Miss.; three sons, Kelly Price and wife, Julia, of Dorsey, Ill., Sammy L. Price and wife, Carolyn and Ronnie Price and wife, Penny, all of Ridgely; a sister, Estelle Greek of Newbern; eight grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Nora Elizabeth Price; his parents, Howard C. and Ethel Grimes Price; five sisters, Dorothy Dozier, Vivian Bell, Sadie Mayberry, Emma Grissom and Vee McCoy; and two brothers, Wilburn Chance and Delbert Chance.

Pallbearers will be Scott Price, Kevin Price, Jonathan Caldwell, Jason Price, Ben Price, Christopher Wilson, Nick Price and Tyler Wilson. Honorary pallbearers will be Earl Thurmon, Bill Keeling and William "Bud" Nichols.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that any memorials be directed to the Bogota Community Center.


Tyrus Ray "Spoon" Wright, 58, of Henning, died Monday, Feb. 16, 2009 at Jackson Regional Hospital.

He was a correctional officer with West Tennessee High Prison.

Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Morning Star Baptist Church in Ripley with the Rev. B. Charles Joplin officiating. Burial will be in Garden of Everlasting Life in Covington.

The family will receive visitors at noon-6 p.m. Saturday at Currie's Funeral Home in Henning and at 1 p.m. Sunday at the church.

Survivors include his wife, Carolyn W. Wright of Henning; three daughters, Adriene Denise Glenn of Ripley, Michelle Jones of Newbern and Candice Funchess of Clarksville; five sons, Casey Wright of Ripley, Kelly Wright of Dyersburg, Tyrus Wright Jr. of Nashville, Quincy Wright of Lansing, Mich. and Tracey Wilson of Chicago, Ill.; a sister, Lillie Sanders of Ripley; four brothers, Donald B. Right and Clyde Hawkin Wright, both of Ripley, Myron Wright of Indianapolis, Ind. and Will Wright III of Maryland; 21 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.