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Obituaries for March 13, 2009

Sunday, March 15, 2009

Martha Ann Meeks Davis, 63, of Oakland, Calif., formerly of Henning, died Tuesday, March 3, 2009 at Summit Medical Center in Oakland.

Graveside Services will be held Saturday, March 14, at 2 p.m. in Poplar Grove Cemetery in Henning with Bro. R.C. Perkins officiating. Cosmopolitan Funeral Services is in charge of arrangements.

Survivors include a daughter; Bonnie Davis of Oakland, Calif.; a son, Toby Davis of Oakland, Calif.; and three sisters, Marget Meeks of Southaven, Miss., Ruth Syversen of Bontiful, Utah, and Naomi Glissen of Dyersburg.


Leon Seaton, 84, of Buchanan, formerly of Finley, died Thursday, March 12, 2009 at Henry County Medical Center in Paris.

He was a retired general contractor, a member of Finley Pentecostal Church, an Army veteran of World War II, and former member of the board of directors of First Tennessee Bank.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Finley Pentecostal Church with the Rev. Doug Ellingsworth officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery.

The family will receive visitors at 6-9 p.m. Saturday at Dyersburg Funeral Home.

Survivors include his wife, Christine Seaton of Buchanan; a son, David Seaton and wife, Sharon, of Buchanan; a sister, Dot Williamson and husband, Harvey, of Finley; a brother, Doug Seaton and wife, Joyce, of Finley; three grandchildren, Shannon Essary and husband, Monty, and Kelly Seaton, all of Dyersburg, and Cale Seaton and wife, Tracy, of Buchanan; and three great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Mattie Seaton; and a brother, Ed Seaton.

Pallbearers will be Joe Tidwell, Gerald Tidwell, Cecil Seaton, Charles Seaton, Barry Daugherty, Monty Essary, Barry Hart and Lee Simmons. Honorary pallbearers will be Stoy Permenter, Don Ferris, Richard Hill, Billy Stafford, Dick Curan, Joe Cullan, Harvey Williamson, George Wallace, A.C. Bridgewater and Jack Clark.


Barbara Ann Jowers White, 64, of Dyersburg, died Wednesday, March 11, 2009 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center.

She was a homemaker and a member of Second Baptist Church.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in the chapel of Dyersburg Funeral Home with the Rev. Richard Hallum Jr. officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery.

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

Survivors include her husband, James H. White of Dyersburg; three daughters, Debbie K. Bryson, Nancy Ann Wilson and husband, Steve Bobett, and Kimberly Rena Sheets and husband, Mark, all of Dyersburg; two sons, Michael Terry White and wife, Debra, of Newbern and Brian Keith White and wife, Monica, of Dyersburg; three brothers, Troy Jowers of Fresno, Calif., James Jowers and Dan Jowers, both of Dyersburg; nine grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Carl and Georgia Jowers.

Pallbearers will be Corey White, Mark Sheets, Steve Bobett, Michael Bryson Jr., Shane Patterson and Jonathan Jordan.