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Obituaries for April 5, 2009

Saturday, April 4, 2009

Thomas Hubert Duncan, 78, of Dyersburg, died Thursday, April 2, 2009 at his residence.

He was retired as a police officer after 15 years with the Dyersburg Police Depart-ment, was a deputy for seven years with the Dyer County Sheriff's Department, a member and trustee of Three Oaks Baptist Church, a master Mason, member of the Fraternal Order of Police, Tennessee Law Enforcement, the National Rifle Association, 34-year member of the American Legion, and an Army veteran of the Korean War.

Services will be at 1:30 p.m. today at Dyersburg Funeral Home with Bro. Bill Phipps and Bro. Billy Taylor officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery.

Survivors include a daughter, Amy Miller of Cordova; a sister, Rheba Westmoreland of Dyersburg; a grandchild, Madison Duncan Miller; a niece and two nephews.

He was preceded in death by a son, Mark Thomas Duncan; and his parents, Hubert and Vera Capps Duncan.

Pallbearers will be Masons from Hess Lodge No. 93. Honorary pallbearers will be members of the men's Sunday school class of Three Oaks Baptist Church.

The family requests that any memorials be directed to St. Jude Children's Hospital.


Russell David Marbry, 45, of Rutherford, died Friday, April 3, 2009 at Gibson General Hospital.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Leitherland Funeral Home with Bro. Marlon Stephens officiating. Burial will be in Rutherford City Cemetery.

The family will receive visitors from 5-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Survivors include four sons, Larry Marbry, Billy Joe Marbry and Steven Marbry, all of Georgia, and Winston Marbry of Obion; his father, Sonny Marbry of Rutherford; four sisters, Linda Clark of Lexington, Tenn., Gail Calvin of Dyersburg, Debbie Marbry of Rutherford and Phalecia Marbry of McKenzie; and four brothers, Gary Marbry of Florida, Danny Marbry of McKenzie, John Marbry of Garrett, Ky., and Johnny Marbry of Trenton.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Myra Sue Marbry.


Guy Meeker, 85, of Byhalia, Miss., formerly of Newbern, died Wednesday, April 1, 2009 at his residence.

He was a farmer and a member of Jehovah's Witness congregation in Dyersburg and Holly Springs, Miss.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Survivors include his wife, Ann Meeker of Byhalia, Miss.; a daughter, Kay Armes of Rogers, Ark.; a son, Joseph Guy Meeker of Byhalia, Miss.; eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a son, Jene Francis Meeker; his parents, Martin and Nina Meeker; two sisters, Mildred Long and Lois Gipple; and a brother, Leslie Meeker.