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Obituaries for November 19, 2009

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Maurine Ponder, 88, of Dyersburg, died Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2009 at Friendship Retirement Home.

Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. today in Fairview Cemetery in Dyersburg with Bro. Jimmy Clay officiating. Halls Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Survivors include three cousins, Frances Harris of Unionville, Violet Williams of Ripley and Anna Jackson; and special friends, Robert and Patricia Moore of Halls.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Sam Richardson and Mattie Neely Ponder.


Bobby Gene Sellers, 64, of Obion, died Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2009 at his residence.

He was an employee of Lowe's, a U.S. Air Force veteran and a member of Woodard's Chapel Cumberland Presbyterian Church.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Johnson-Williams Funeral Home with Phillip Pinion officiating. Burial will be in Zion Cemetery in Elbridge.

The family will receive visitors from 4:30-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Survivors include his wife, JoAnn Sellers of Obion; a son, Johnny Ray Sellers of Obion; a sister, Peggy Bledsoe of Dyersburg; and two brothers, Billy Sellers and Jerry Sellers, both of Obion.

He was preceded in death by his parents, John Wilton and Ruth Gallahaire Sellers.

Pallbearers will be Scott Ellis, Greg Ervin, Dewayne Fair, Joe Foster, Jerry Poyner, Walter Yates Sellers and Kim Sellers. Honorary pallbearers will be Robert Cherry and James Rogers.

Online condolences may be signed at www.johnson-williamsfuneralhome.com.