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Obituaries for Oct. 21, 2009

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Martha Elizabeth Butler, 77, of Newbern, died Monday, Oct. 19, 2009.

She was a retired employee of Heckethorn Manufacturing Company and a member of the Church of Jesus Christ at Middle City.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today in the chapel of Johnson-Williams Funeral Home with the Rev. William Norman officiating. Burial will be in Butler Family Cemetery in Newbern.

Survivors include her husband of 62 years, William Eugene Butler of Newbern; a son, Joe A. Butler and wife, Denise M. Butler, of Newbern; a daughter-in-law, Jackie Butler of Newbern; six grandchildren, Brian Butler and wife, Mary, of Newbern, Courtney Campbell and husband, David, of Dyersburg, Tara Vick and husband, Tyler, of Newbern, Brandy McCollum and husband, John David, of Newbern, Jason Butler of Newbern and Derrick Butler and wife, Lynsey of Newbern; six great-grandchildren; and two great great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, Edward E. Butler; her parents, Edd and Addie Click Buchannan; and a brother, Willie Johnso0n

Pallbearers will be Brian Butler, Jason Butler, Derrick Butler, Tyler Vick, John David McCollum and David Campbell. Honorary pallbearers will be Brian Edward Butler and Josh Daniels.

The family request that any memorials be directed to Church of Jesus Christ at Middle City, c/o Rev. William Norman, 992 Highway 210 North, Dyersburg, TN 38024 or the American Heart Association, 7272 Greenville Ave., Dallas, Texas, 75231.

You may sign online condolences at www.johnson-williamsfunerahome.com.


Austin D. "A.D." Campbell Sr. 87, of Newbern, died Monday, Oct. 19, 2009 at Sanctuary Hospital in Tupelo, Miss.

He was a retired dragline owner and operator, a U.S. Army veteran and a member of the American Legion.

Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Friday in Fairview Cemetery in Newbern with the Rev. Waymon Hogue officiating. Johnson-Williams Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Survivors include a daughter, Pamela Andrews of Alamo; a son, Austin Campbell Jr. and wife, Arline, of Newbern; two brothers, Claude Campbell of Newbern and Henry Campbell of Dyersburg; five grandchildren, Robin Lynn Peters of New Orleans, La., Kim Myers of Brentwood, David Nicholson of Newbern, Jenny McMackin of Tupelo, Miss. and Belinda Stanfill of Alamo; and eight great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Evie Nell Campbell; a son, Neal A. Campbell; his parents, Jacco Ezra Campbell and Nancy Jane Vickery Campbell; and a grandson, Mike Peters.

You may sign online condolences at www.johnson-williamsfuneralhome.com.