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Obituaries for March 6, 2009

Saturday, March 7, 2009

Jean Cook, 71, of Friendship, died Wednesday, March 4, 2009 at St. Francis Hospital in Memphis.

She was director of the Northwest Tennessee Economic Development Council and secretary of the Dyersburg Salvation Army.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Dyersburg Funeral Home with Pastor Michael Wilson and the Rev. Calvin Smith officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery.

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

Survivors include two daughters, Wanda Reed and husband, Sammy, of Finley and Janalyn Cook of Friendship; a son, James Alan Cook and wife, Irma, of Oilton, Texas; her mother, Katherleen Smith of Richwoods; a sister, Janie Smith of Dyersburg; two brothers, James Albert Smith of Richwoods and Don Smith of Finley; nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her father, William Albert Smith.

Pallbearers will be Josh Reed, Justin Reed, Charlie Cook, Mark Smith, Don Smith and Ray Hashempour.


Patricia Ann Richardson, 67, of Trimble, died Wednesday, March 4, 2009 at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital.

She was a CNA at Wesley Care Center in Dyersburg and a member of Trimble First Baptist Church.

Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Sorrells Chapel Cemetery with Dr. Bill Oakley officiating.

The family will receive visitors from 5-8 p.m. today at Johnson-Williams Funeral Home.

Survivors include her husband, Leroy Richardson of Trimble; a daughter, Rebecca Grief and husband, Arnold, of Trimble; seven sisters, Shelby Jean Offord and husband, Bob, of Big Sandy, Rosemary McKinney and husband, Larry, Marilyn Yates and husband, Morris, Darlene Biggers, Nettie May Biggers and Betty Sue Marbrey, all of Trimble, and Teresa King of Obion; three brothers, Larry Prichard and wife, Kathy, of Big Sandy and David Ring and wife, Angie, and Jerry Ring and wife, Rita Kay, all of Trimble; and a grandchild, Jacob Warren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Arthur Prichard and Mary Powell Ring; and two brothers, Tommy Ring and Robert Wade Ring.

Pallbearers will be Anthony Ring, Danny Bradford, Bubba Marbrey, Mark Bradford, Jessie Bradford and Harold Dunivant.