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Obituaries for July 21, 2009

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Mrs. Jane Elizabeth Cook Richard, 85, Dyersburg, TN died July 18, 2009 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be Wednesday, July 22, 2009 at 11 a.m. in the Chapel of Curry Funeral Home conducted by Reverend James "Bunny" Bailey, with interment to follow in Dyer County Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Tuesday from 5-8 p.m. at Curry Funeral Home. Pallbearers will be Grandsons - Melvin Henson, Joe David Henson, Jimmy Henson, Adam Reeves, Taylor Cole and Wade Cole. Curry Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Richard was a 1944 graduate of Dyersburg High School, a seamstress and homemaker. She was a member of Finley Baptist Church. She is survived by 1 Son, Stephen Richard and wife Beth of Dyersburg, 1 daughter Dottie Reeves and husband Theo Reeves, 8 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband William Franklin Richard, 1 son, David Franklin Richard, her parents, Charles and Geneva Cook, 1 sister, Doris Nichols and 2 brothers, Eldred Cook and Charles Cook.

Family requests memorials be directly to Finley Baptist Church.

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


Mary Lovell Studard, 93, Lenox, TN died Friday, July 17, 2009 at Dyersburg Manor. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 21, 2009 in the Chapel of Curry Funeral Home conducted by Reverend Gene Sanders with interment to follow in Fairview Cemetery in Dyersburg, TN. Visitation will be Monday from 5-8 p.m. at Curry Funeral Home. Pallbearers will be Brad Studard, Tommy Studard, Casey King, Randy Tubbs, Keaton Stafford and Johnny Keeling. Curry Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Studard is the widow of Basil Studard Sr. They married October 29, 1932. She was a homemaker and a lifetime member of Lenox Church of God. She is survived by 1 son, Basil Studard, Jr. of Lenox, TN, 3 sisters, Katie Kemz of Syracuse, NY, Peggy Sanders of Chattanooga, TN and Ramona Demschak of San Antonio, TX, 3 Brothers, Floyd Griffin Pease of Leesburg, FL, Alton Gaylon Pease of Dyersburg, TN and Larry Joe Pease of Collierville, TN, 10 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren, 19 great-great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by 2 daughters, Battice Tubbs and Margaret Lovell Walker, 1 sister, Dorothy Fowlkes, 3 brothers, William Pease, Austin Pease and Clyde Pease Jr. and her parents, Dealie A. Davis and Clyde Pease.

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


Bobby Gene Tyner, 75, of Dyersburg, died Sunday, July 19, 2009 at his residence.

He was retired as a Staff Sergeant from the United States Air Force where he served in the Korean War. He was a member of the Springhill Baptist Church of Nauvoo.

Funeral services for Mr. Tyner will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 22, 2009 in the chapel of Curry Funeral Home conducted by Brother James Branscum with interment to follow in Fairview Cemetery. Visitation will be 6-9 p.m. Tuesday, July 21, 2009 at Curry Funeral Home. Pallbearers will be grandsons: Blake Jefferies, Corey Jeffries, Jacob Sullivan, Jason Tyner, Bryan Jones, Justin Jones, James Jones, Barrett Summar and Brennan Summar.

He is survived by his wife Betty Tyner of Dyersburg; four daughters: Karen Jeffries, Shelia Sullivan and Allison Burrow all of Dyersburg, and, Kellie Summar of Nashville; two sons: Bobby L. Tyner of Memphis and David Jones of Dyersburg; and a brother-in-law, George Schaffer of Dyersburg. He is also survived by 12 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by the mother of his children, Katie Tyner; parents Opal Patterson Tyner and James Mack Tyner; a sister, Barbara Jernigan; a brother, Bill Tyner; and a grandchild, Holli Lynn Jeffries.

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