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Obituaries for May 5, 2009

Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Joshua William Cartwright, 28, of Fort Walton Beach, Fla., formerly of Dyersburg, died Saturday, April 25.

He was an Army National Guard reservist.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the chapel of Dyersburg Funeral Home with the Rev. Scott Sewell and Bro. Greg Webb officiating. Burial will be Dyer County memorial Gardens.

The family will receive visitors at 9-11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth Bolton Cartwright of Fort Walton Beach, Fla.; his parents, Joel and Karen Cartwright of Mary Esther, Fla.; a sister, Hilary Cartwright of Mary Ester, Fla.; his grandparents, Jack Cartwright and Harriet Smith, both of Dyersburg; his great-grandmother, Frances Spicer of Grand Ledge, Mich.; a niece, Maleigha Mueller of Mary Esther, Fla.; and many aunts, uncles and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Lorene Cartwright and Bert Smith.

Pallbearers will be Trevor Bolton, Mark Newlin, Eric Mueller, Paul Cartwright, Jeff Cartwright, Matt Cartwright, Justin Cartwright, Chad Cartwright, Seth Campbell, Blake Harris, Greg Gray and Scott Humco.

The family requests that any memorials be directed to Children of Fallen Soldiers Relief Fund, P.O. Box 3968, Gaithersburg, MO 20885.


Joann Simmons Hamlin, 50, of Fulton, Ky., died Saturday, May 2, 2009 in Fulton, Ky.

She was a former employee for King Manufacturing in Corinth, Miss.

Services will be held at a later date.

Survivors include her companion, Perry Carroll of Hohenwald; a son, Chad Hamlin of Corinth, Miss.; her mother, Dorothy Simmons of Fulton, Ky.; a sister, Ruth Ann Brumley of Fulton, Ky.; five brothers, Buster Simmons of Muscle Shoals, Ala., Steve Simmons of Troy, Robert Simmons of South Fulton, Ky., Ricky Simmons of Tiptonville, and Craig Simmons of Union City; and six grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her father, Les Simmons; a sister, Wanda Wilson; and a brother, David Simmons.


Lowell P. Tabor, 82, of Dyersburg, formerly of Jonesboro, Ark., died Sunday, May 3, 2009 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center.

He was a retired real estate agent and broker, an ordained deacon and a member of Windover Baptist Church of Jonesboro and a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, serving aboard the USS North Carolina.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday in the chapel of Emerson Funeral Home in Jonesboro, Ark., with Bro. Winfred Bridges and Bro. Harold Ray officiating. Burial with military honors will be in Jonesboro Memorial Park.

The family will receive visitors at 5-7 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Survivors include his wife, Maxine Wheeler Tabor; a daughter, Susan Halliburton and husband, Charles, of Dyersburg; a son, Steve Tabor and wife, Kaye, of Dyersburg; a sister, Fairy Ward of Memphis; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Chuck Halliburton, Stephen Halliburton, Jason Denman, Malcolm Moody, Trey Shull and Eugene Tabor.

The family requests that any memorials be directed to Windover Baptist Church building fund, 311 Windover Rd., Jonesboro, AR 72401.


J.D. Troutt, 89, of Newbern, died Sunday, May 3, 2009 at his residence.

He was a retired farmer and landowner, a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, where he received the Purple Heart and Bronze Star, was a member of Hell on Wheels during the German offense off the Rhine River and was an active member of Trimble Methodist Church for 59 years and held appointments on all church boards.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the chapel of Johnson-Williams Funeral Home with Dr. Charles Parker and Bro. Buck Carroll officiating. Burial will be Fairview Cemetery in Newbern.

The family will receive visitors at 6-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Survivors include his wife of 69 years, Sue Gallahaire Troutt; a daughter, Jean Troutt Simpson and husband, Vern, of Lascassas; a son, John Troutt and wife, Brenda, of Newbern; two sisters, Farrie Mae Hooker of Newbern and Margaret Lancaster of Tomball, Texas; a brother, Ed Troutt of Opdyke, Ill.; five grandchildren, Dr. Theresa Troutt Smith and husband, Dr. Paul Smith of Jackson, Karen Troutt Parker and husband, Terry, of Newbern, Joan Troutt Binkley of Dyersburg, Brian Simpson and wife, Shelly, of Chattanooga and Dr. Leigh Simpson Redden and husband, Greer, of Murfreesboro; and eight great-grandchildren, Dustin Parker, Brandon Smith, Matthew Smith, Drake Parker, Hunter Binkley, Evan Simpson, Jackson Binkley and Madison Binkley.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Willie Green and Clara Bell Troutt; five brothers; and a grandchild.

Pallbearers will be Paul Smith, Terry Parker, Dustin Parker, Shane Sanford, Chris Young, Sean Rios, Howard Gallahaire and Jerry Sellers. Honorary pallbearers will be Lloyd Jenkins, Horace Doss and A.J. Michael.

The family requests that any memorials be directed to a charity of the donor's choice.