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Obituaries for March 4, 2009

Thursday, March 5, 2009

Saul B. Eggleston, 58, of Halls, died Sunday, March 1, 2009 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Ripley.

He was a laborer.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Henning Grove Baptist Church in Halls with the Rev. W.L. McCadney officiating. Burial will be in Henning Grove Cemetery.

The family will receive visitors from noon-6 p.m. Friday at Currie's Funeral Home in Henning.

Survivors include three daughters, Becky Patrick and Barbara Thorpe, both of Halls, and Allie Mae Fields of Gates; his stepmother, Florine K. Pierce of Gates; a stepsister, Kamela E. Salter of Nashville; two nephews, Dennis Gardner of Halls and Ronnie Pierce of Dyersburg; and his caregiver, Annie Ruth Pearson.


Mary Jo Kimbrell Taylor, 69, of Dyersburg, died Tuesday, March 3, 2009 at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital.

She was a retired insurance salesman, a member of Cornerstone Church of God, and a former employee of W.T. Cutchin and Associates, and Ford Construction Company.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Dyersburg Funeral Home with the Rev. Billy Tucker and the Rev. Lynn Drumwright officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery.

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

Survivors include her husband of 34 years, Gene Taylor; a stepdaughter, Sherry Payne and husband, Leonard, of Dyersburg; her mother, Lorene Kimbrell of Dyersburg; two step-grandchildren, Jason Payne of Halls and Michael Payne of Packer, Ariz.; and two step-great-grandchildren, Carly Ann Marie Payne and Taylor Michelle Payne.

She was preceded in death by her father, Jim Kimbrell, and her brother, Jimmy Bates Kimbrell.

Pallbearers will be Wayne Mansfield, Jason Payne, Leonard Payne, Robert Hart, Kenneth Williams and Logan Williams.