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Obituaries for June 24, 2009

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Lucille Holt, 99, passed away June 22, 2009 at the Evergreen Nursing Center in Olathe, Kan. Graveside services will be held at the East View Cemetery in Union City, Tenn., Thursday, June 25, 2009 at 2 p.m. with Curry Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Lucille was born on Feb. 10, 1910 in Gleason, Tenn. She was the second of eight children of Ben and Altie Mae Robertson, all now deceased.

Lucille was small of stature but had a big heart. She loved to laugh and travel and have a good time. She made friends wherever she went.

She married Henry Holt on Nov. 18, 1930. They celebrated their 60th anniversary in 1990 with a large party and received a plaque from the mayor of Dyersburg.

They had no children but are survived by many nieces and nephews in Tennessee, Arkansas, Missouri and Carol and Allen Coombs of Olathe, Kan.

Online condolences may be given at www.curryfuneral.com.


Rejina Thurmon Marshall, 96, of Dyersburg, died Tuesday, June 23, 2009 at The Highlands of Dyersburg.

She was a homemaker and a member of Parr Avenue Church of Christ.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Dyersburg Funeral Home with Bill Hall, Roy Thurmon, Parks Thurmon and Scott Owen officiating. Burial will be in Zion Cemetery in Cloverdale.

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

Survivors include four daughters, Glenda M. Reese and Wanda M. Ray (Eddie), both of Dyersburg, Charlotte Hall (Bill) of Hartselle, Ala., and Jane Sloan (James) of Milan; two sisters, Ruth Hailey of Newbern and Jewel Pigg of Annandale, Va.; four brothers, Roy Thurmon and Parks Thurmon, both of Dyersburg, Earl Thurmon of Elbridge and Hurtle Thurmon of Ridgely; six grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Eugene and Ira Thurmon; two sisters, Angella Seaton and Wilma Whybrew; two brothers, J.E. and Melvin Thurmon; and a grandchild, Bruce Hall.

Pallbearers will be Jack M. Reese, Alister Reese, Will Krech, Payton Krech, Luke Bray, Jared Jones and Jeffrey Jones. Honorary pallbearers will be Earl Thurmon, Don Ziegler, Terry Seaton, Glen Hailey and Mel Hailey.

The family requests that any memorials be directed to Parr Avenue Church of Christ or The Highlands of Dyersburg.


Hazel L. McDonald, 79, of Newbern, died Tuesday, June 23, 2009 at The Highlands of Dyersburg.

She was a homemaker and a retired employee of All-Wear Manufacturing and a member of Lemalsamac Church of Christ.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday in the chapel of Johnson-Williams Funeral Home with Bro. Bill Teague officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery in Newbern.

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

Survivors include a son, Steve McDonald and wife, Cindy, of Newbern; a sister, Rachel Bibbs of Newbern; a granddaughter, Wendy Coture of Cordova; and a great-grandson, Evan Coture of Cordova.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert "Son" McDonald; her parents, Frank Fultz and Grizzel Plunk Fultz; a sister, Helen Peevyhouse; and two brothers, Hassell Fultz and Melvin Fultz.

Pallbearers will be Joe Fultz, Russell Fultz, Brian Peevyhouse, Eric Peevyhouse, Jeremy Peevyhouse, Todd Waller and Curtis Wright.