[Masthead] Fair ~ 52°F  
High: 80°F ~ Low: 61°F
Sunday, May 3, 2015

Obituaries for November 22, 2009

Sunday, November 22, 2009

Bobby Ray Copeland, 79, of Dyersburg, died Saturday, Nov. 21, 2009 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center.

He was retired as an electrician for Wilson Sporting Goods, a member of Cornerstone Church of God and an Army veteran of the Korean War.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Dyersburg Funeral Home with Bro. Robert Davis and Bro. Lynn Drumwright officiating. Burial will be in Dyer County Memorial Gardens.

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

Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Jean Copeland of Dyersburg; two daughters, Cindy Binkley of Dyersburg and Regina Williams and husband, Kenneth, of Dresden; three sisters, June Hunt, Carolyn Bloomquist and Linda Bradley, all of Dyersburg; two brothers, Herschel Copeland and Sammy Copeland, both of Dyersburg; five grandchildren, Lindsey Barnes, Logan Williams, Amy Binkley, Lauren Brown and Katherine Binkley; and two great-grandchildren, Quinten and Xander Barnes.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Bert and Estelle Copeland.

Pallbearers will be Logan Williams, Randy Barnes, Justin Brown, Jeff Brewer, Chip Ditto and Scott Copeland. Honorary pallbearers will be Finis "Hoss" Davidson, James Davidson, Jerome Sanders, Deail Alford and Bob Epperson.


Steve Paul Stephens, 46, of Dresden, died Thursday, Nov. 19, 2009 in Surprise, Ariz.

He was a self-employed carpenter.

Memorial services will be held at a later date. Bowlin Funeral Home of Dresden is in charge of arrangements.

Survivors include his father, Arthur Stephens of Hazel, Ky.; his mother, Irene Pollard of Martin; three sisters, Sharon Dills (Don) of Troy, Karen Braswell (Joe) of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and Cherylann Stephens of Fairview; and three brothers, Jim Stephens (JoAnne) of Brigham City, Utah, Doug Stephens (Joan) of Fairview, and Mark Stephens (Jo Ellen) of Crofton, Ky.