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Obituaries for November 4, 2009

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Beatrice Ligon Thurmon, 86, of Obion, died Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2009 at her residence.

She was a homemaker, a member of First Baptist Church in Ridgely and a member of Ridgely Jr. Woman's Club.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Dyersburg Funeral Home - Ridgely Chapel with Parks Thurmon and Ray B. Thurmon officiating. Burial will be in New Haven Cemetery.

The family will receive visitors from 5:30-8 p.m. today at the Ridgely Chapel of Dyersburg Funeral Home.

Survivors include her husband, Hurtle G. Thurmon of Obion; three daughters, Pat Thurmon of Obion, June Gaulding of Atoka and Martha Helton of Hazleton, Penn.; a sister, Frances Crook of Franklin; five grandchildren, Troilyn Williams, Rob DeMotsis, Russ DeMotsis, Will Helton and Michael Helton; six great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Myra Hall Ligon.

Pallbearers will be Rob DeMotsis, Russ DeMotsis, Will Helton, Michael Helton, Nolan Gaulding and Paul Helton.

The family requests that any memorials be directed to a charity of the donor's choice.


Kailee Rose Gerlach, infant, passed away Saturday October 31, 2009.

She is survived by her Parents Brent and Carrie Bruewer Gerlach of Murfreesboro; her grandparents Betty Gerlach of Murfreesboro, Timothy and Rebecca Bruewer of Newbern; her Aunt Karen Gerlach of Murfreesboro, Uncles Scott Bruewer of Ark., and Christopher Bruewer of Newbern, TN.

She is preceded in death by her grandfather, Walter Gerlach.

Visitation will begin at 10:45 a.m. Wednesday at Walter Hill Church of Christ; with Funeral Services following at 1:00 p.m. Brothers Paul Norwood and Ralph Richardson will officiate. Burial will be in Roselawn Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, family requests donations to either Monarch Program of Alive Hospice 1718 Patterson Street Nashville, TN 37203 or Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep Foundation (nilmdts.org.)

Woodfin Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.


Edith Sanford Walker, 85, of Hendersonville, died Monday, Nov. 2, 2009.

She was a retired registered nurse having worked for Baptist Hospital in Union City. Prior to being a nurse, she had worked for Farm Bureau for several years. She was a member of Savannah Church of Christ.

Graveside services will be today in Memory Gardens in Savannah. Shackelford Funeral Home-Savannah is in charge of arrangements.

Survivors include three daughters, Judith Caldwell and husband, Gerald, of Lugoff, SC, Janie Caldwell Alexander and husband, Roger, of Union City and Joyce Caldwell Johnson and husband, Ted, of Newbern; a son, Jon Caldwell and wife, Susan, of Hendersonville; eight grandchildren, Douglas Beachum, Mark Beachum, Tyler Alexander, Ryan Alexander, Brian Alexander, Whitney Johnson, Jessica Caldwell and Emily Caldwell; four step grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and nine step great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husbands, William Lester Caldwell and David Brown Walker; her parents, Edgar and Blanche Garner Sanford; a sister, Evelyn Tyler; and a brother, Robert Sanford.

The family requests that any memorials be directed to the American Cancer Society or the charity of the donor's choice.


Ms. Karen Kay Stone Watts, 40, of Dyersburg, TN died Saturday, October 31, 2009 at her residence. She was a homemaker.

The family will receive visitors from 2:30 p.m. until services time, Wednesday, November 4th at the graveside. Graveside services will be Wednesday, November 4th at 3:00 p.m., at the Henderson City Cemetery in Henderson, Tennessee with Dr. Ralph Buckley officiating. Curry Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Pallbearers will be Thomas Smith, Danny Smith, James Wilson, Matthew Butler, David Armstrong and Jessie Stone.

Ms. Watts is survived by her husband, Raymond Spies; two daughters, Amber Rose and April Watts; two sons, Jacky Stone & wife Carrie and Clifton Watts; two sisters, Shirley Armstrong and Shiela Smith and a brother, Clifton Stone, all of Dyersburg.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Cecil and Cora Stone and a granddaughter, Mirajah Dixon.

Online condolences can be made on our website: www.curryfuneral.com.