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Obituaries for September 15, 2009

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Winnie Hardin, 94, of Dyersburg, died Sunday, Sept. 13, 2009 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center.

She was a homemaker and attended Evansville Free Holiness Church of God.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday in the chapel of Dyersburg Funeral Home with the Rev. Mac Daniels officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery.

The family will receive visitors at 5:30-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Survivors include two daughters, Betty Hall and Kathy Waller, both of Lenox; three sons, Jimmy "Bomba" Hardin of Lenox, Donny Hardin of Dyersburg and John Hardin of Big Sandy; two stepdaughters, Lula Mae Taylor of Valparaiso, Ind. and Dorothy Duke of Lanesferry; a stepson, Raymond Harden of Lenox; 22 grandchildren; and 33 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Floyd Hardin; two sons, Danny Hardin and Ronnie Hardin; her parents, Jim and Nettie Anderson; two sisters, Wava Williamson and Lula Butler; and a brother, Delby Anderson.

Pallbearers will be Mark Waller, Bill Lydon, Greg Hardin, Heath Stow, Tim Hardin and Donald Hardin.

Elco Lott, 84, of Finley, died Saturday, Sept. 12, 2009 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center.

He was a retired forklift operator for General Motors in Lansing, Mich., a Navy veteran of World War II, member of Junction Church of God and a member of VFW.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Friday in the chapel of Dyersburg Funeral Home with the Rev. Kenny Chessor officiating. Burial will be in Dyer County Memorial Gardens.

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

Survivors include his wife of 33 years, Joyce Lott of Finley; two daughters, Pamela Nierenberger of Jackson and Robin Rodriguez and companion, Fred Rodriguez, of Charlotte, Mich.; two stepsons, Todd Allen Brewer of Kaleva, Mich. and Gary Lee Brewer and wife, Heather, of Lansing, Mich.; three sisters, Florence Reeves and Ruby Sims, both of Dyersburg and Jessie Pritchett of Memphis; six grandchildren; six step-grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and two step great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a son, Timothy Andrew Lott; his parents, James and Ethel Lott; a sister, Loriane Richardson; and a great-grandchild, Shannon Royston.

Pallbearers will be Randy Brock, Phillip Boals, Bob Simpson, Tim Vestal, Don Smith and Danny Lacey.

Jimmy Norman Moser Sr., 63, of Dyersburg, died Thursday, Sept. 10, 2009 at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital.

He was retired as a foreman with Colonial Rubber Works, a U.S. Air Force veteran and a member of Calvary Hill Baptist Church.

Services were at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Johnson-Williams Funeral Home with the Rev. Johnny Michaels officiating. Burial was in Fairview Cemetery in Dyersburg.

Survivors include his wife, Judy Moser of Dyersburg; a daughter, Monica Moser Ivy and husband, Terry, of Paris, Tenn.; a son, Jimmy N. Moser Jr. and fiancée, Brandi Baker, of Dyersburg; his mother, Janie Moser Gray of Dyersburg; two sisters, Barbara Hutching and Rita Whitt, both of Dyersburg; two grandchildren, Justin Paul Permenter and Chelsey Lynn Moser, both of Dyersburg; two step-grandchildren, Chassidy Byington of Paris, Tenn. and Kristen Ramirez of Tiptonville; and two step great-grandchildren, Ashton Byington and Gage Byington, both of Paris, Tenn., and; his mother-in-law, Thelma Davis Ketchum of Breman, Ga.; and two sisters-in-law, Barbara Abernathy and Martha Hopper, both of Breman, Ga.

He was preceded in death by his father, Clarence Edward Moser; and a grandchild, Joshua Allen Smith.

Pallbearers were Tony Ivy, Tony Ivy Jr., Tom Patterson, Gerald Cole, Bennie Hutching and Sammy Reasons. Honorary pallbearer will be Ray Moser.

Amber Rena Poe, 22, of Marmaduke, Ark., formerly of Dyersburg, died Sunday, Sept. 13, 2009 at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center.

She was a homemaker, a member of Three Oaks Baptist Church and attended First General Baptist Church - Marmaduke.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Dyersburg Funeral Home with the Rev. Bill Phipps officiating. Burial will be in New Haven Cemetery.

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

Survivors include a daughter, Ashlynn Marie Poe of Marmaduke, Ark.; her parents, Ronnie Poe of Kennett, Mo., and Tammy Poe of Dyersburg; a brother, Brandon Lee Poe of Kennett, Mo.; grandparents Bill Armstrong and wife, Kay, of Dyersburg, and Junior and Virginia Poe of Ft. Meade, Fla.; a step-grandfather, Harry Scott of Ridgely; and aunts and uncles Angel and Erik Larson, Jimmy and Cindy Poe, and Ginger Poe, all of Dyersburg, and Clint and Carla Poe of Marmaduke, Ark.

She was preceded in death by a grandmother, Meritta Scott.

Pallbearers will be Barrett Long, Josh Poe, Billy Hopper, Steve Goodman, Billy Goodlett and Shawn Lumley. Honorary pallbearers will be Marty Pearson, Johnathan Pope and Miguel Cruz.

Dr. Steve Raines, 55, of Union City, died Friday, Sept. 11, 2009 at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital.

He was a graduate of the University of Tennessee at Martin, and Illinois College of Podiatric Medicine-Orthopedics, a diplomat of American Board of Podiatric Orthopedics, Diplomat of National Board of Podiatry Examiners, fellow of American College of Foot and Ankle Orthopedics and Medicine, member of American Podiatric Medical Association, member of Tennessee Podiatric Medical Association, member of American Professional Would Car Association, member of American Academy of Podiatric Practice Management, named one of "America's Top Podiatrists" by Consumers' Research Council of America in 2007, practiced podiatry for 28 years at Raines Foot Clinic in Union City and Dyersburg, elder and founding member of Crosswind Church, first-degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do and a member of Union City Rotary Club.

Services were at 2 p.m. Sunday at Crosswind Church with the Rev. Andy Blackwell, Rev. Bill Skinner and Rev. Jerry Wiggins officiating. Burial was in East View Cemetery. White-Ranson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Survivors include his wife, Nancy Williams Raines; two daughters, Stephanie Raines of Jackson and Kelli Raines of Murfreesboro; a son, Greg Raines of Union City; a brother, Derek Raines of Union City; a niece, Madison Raines of Union City; a nephew, Jeremy Finch of Union City; and two brothers-in-law, Mark and Sarah Williams of Dyersburg; and Robert David Williams of Jackson.

Pallbearers were Steve Rice, Karl Johnson, Chuck Cloud, Chad Odle, Sam Sinclair Jr., Wade Carrington, Bobby Joe Hill, Mark Ward, Dennis Lewis and Terry King. Honorary pallbearers will be Crosswind Lions Den Home Group, Staff of Raines Foot Clinic and Richard Boning.

Velma Alford Sanders of Dyersburg, died Monday, September 14, 2009, at Dyersburg Manor Nursing Center.

Velma was born in Dyersburg, one of seven siblings born to Percy and Lucy Mustain Alford. She was a lifelong member of the Church of God with her most recent church home being the Cornerstone Church of God in Dyersburg.

Velma, along with her father Percy Alford, her sister Louise Hamm, two of her brothers, Lester Alford and Lonnie Alford, her brother-in-law Adolphus "A" Hamm, and her sister-in-law, Katherine Alford were among some of the early employees of the old Dyersburg Cotton Products. Velma's employment with the "Cotton Mill" lasted over fifty years.

The Sanders family will receive friends for visitation at Curry Funeral Home Tuesday night, September 15, 2009 from five until eight o'clock. Visitation will also be held Wednesday, September 16th from eleven until one o'clock at the Cornerstone Church of God on Lake Road, Dyersburg. Funeral services will follow at the church at one o'clock with Reverend Lynn Drumwright and Reverend B.L. Hart officiating. Interment will be in Fairview Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Ken Alford, Adam Enochs, Chris Hamm, Keith Hamm, Tim Enochs, and Greg Alford. Honorary pallbearers are Deail Alford, Robert Epperson and Finis Davidson.

She is survived by her son, Jerone Sanders and wife Pat of Dyersburg; one grandchild, Tisa Sanders of Dyersburg; and one great-grandchild, Kaitlyn Jackson of Dyersburg.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Jewell Sanders; her parents, Percy and Lucy Alford; one sister, Louise Hamm; and five brothers: Lonnie Alford, Lester Alford, Reverend B.L. Alford, Reverend George Alford, and Thomas Alford.

Curry Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Memorials may be made to Cornerstone Church of God, P.O. Box 1525, Dyersburg, TN, 38025-1525.

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