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Obituaries for April 16, 2009

Thursday, April 16, 2009

J.L. Hart, 71, of Dyersburg died Monday, April 13, 2009 at his residence.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Tabernacle Baptist Church with the Rev. Mitchell Mathews officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.

The family will receive visitors at 11 a.m. Saturday at the church.

Survivors include his wife, Audie Hart; two daughters, Angela Arrington of Pittsburg, Penn., and Sharon Hart of Chicago, Ill.; three sons, Jody Hart of Dyersburg, and Michael Hart and Dennis Hart, both of Chicago; two sisters, Pauline Steele and Shirley Dunlap, both of Milan; and three brothers, G.C. Hart and Billy Hart, both of Milan, and Charles Hart of Nashville.


George Vick, 81, of Dyersburg, died Wednesday, April 15, 2009 at his residence.

He was retired as a self-employed businessman, a 52-year member and captain of the ushers at First United Methodist Church; an Army veteran of the Korean War, a 50-year Mason, and an avid horseman and hunter.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Dyersburg Funeral Home with Dr. Phillip Cook officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery.

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

Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Helen Pate Vick of Dyersburg; a son, Tim Vick and wife, Joy, of Dyersburg; and two grandchildren, Tyler Vick and Kyle Vick, both of Dyersburg.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Fred and Odessa Smith Vick.

Pallbearers will be Tim Vick, Tyler Vick, Kyle Vick, Bobby Pate, Keith Jones and Rhett McIntosh. Honorary pallbearers will be Jeremy Pate, Joel Pate, Jerry Pate, Dan Pate, James Lockhart, George Mitchell and Kelly Puckett.

The family requests that any memorials be directed to First United Methodist Church.


Billy Jack Walker, 88, of the Skagit Valley, Wash., died Monday, April 6, 2009 in Mount Vernon.

He was a retired employee of Coca-Cola Bottling Company of California, a member of Trinity Lutheran Church; Mount Vernon Coca-Cola Grads; and Camano Lodge No. 19, F&AM of Washington, a U.S. Navy veteran serving during World War II in the North Atlantic and South Pacific theaters. After the war he continued his service in the Navy Reserve. He was recalled to active duty in Korea and later served at the Alameda Air Station. He retired from service as Chief Aviation Storekeeper.

A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Trinity Lutheran Church, 301 S. 18th St., Mount Vernon, Wash.

Survivors include his wife, Kathryn M. Burch Walker; a daughter and her husband, Melanie Lias, and husband, Terry, of Selah, Wash.; two grandchildren, Rachel Grafton and husband, David, of Moxee, Wash. and Jamie Newell and husband, Brad, of West End, N.C.; and a great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by his first wife of 42 years, Dorothy Beatrice "Dottie" Strange Walker and his second wife, Darlene Wanda Prosser; and his parents, Ralph Melvin and Jimmie Blanche McAlilley Walker.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that any memorials be directed to Trinity Lutheran Church; the Salvation Army, 3001 R Ave., Anacortes, WA 98221; or the Masonic Retirement Home, 23660 Marine View Drive South, Des Moines, WA 98198-0466.