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Obituaries for August 12, 2009

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Carolyn McDonald, 72, of Dyersburg, formerly of Obion, died Monday, Aug. 10, 2009 at Dyersburg Manor Nursing Center.

She was an employee of the former Salant & Salant and a member of Obion First United Methodist Church.

Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in Rosehill Cemetery in Obion with the Rev. Dan Tilly officiating.

The family will receive visitors at 6-8 p.m. today at Cryer Funeral Home in Obion.

Survivors include a nephew and niece-in-law, Steve and Sherry Agee of Newbern.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Warren and Louise Ferguson McDonald; and a sister, Betty Joy Agee.

Pallbearers will be Steve Agee Jr., Charles Royer, Clayton Thaxton, Bob Anderson, Danny McDonald and Steve Agee.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that any memorials be directed to Obion First United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 206, Obion, TN 38240 or Rehoboth Methodist Church, 1409 Rehoboth Church Road, Newbern, TN 38059.


Georgia Elizabeth Willis, 92, of Newbern, died Monday, Aug. 10, 2009 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center.

She was a homemaker and a member of Glendale Church of Christ.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday in the chapel of Johnson-Williams Funeral Home with Bro. Ronnie Scherffius 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 three sons, Austin Willis and wife, Lou, and Dalton G. Willis and wife, Margaret, all of Newbern and Kenneth Willis and wife, Clyde Ann, of Cornersville; a sister, Bennie Underwood of Newbern; a brother, Roy Barker of Dyersburg; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and four great great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Marion B. Willis; her parents, Ben and Cora Ann Reynolds Barker; six sisters, Alline Willis, Evelyn Willis, Lorene Evans, Irene Barker, Dorothy Ruth Barker and Bonnie Carter; and a brother, Joe Barker.

Pallbearers will be Clayton Carter, Chuck Morgan, Larry Walker, John Tyler Willis, Russell Willis and Tony Willis.