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Obituaries for November 29, 2009

Saturday, November 28, 2009

Curtis Gladden, 57, of Newbern, died Thursday, Nov. 26, 2009 at Alive Hospice in Nashville.

He was owner of Deals 'R' Us and a member of Trinity Baptist Church.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Dyersburg Funeral Home with Bro. Calvin Smith and Bro. Leonard Ballinger officiating. Burial will be in Sorrell's Chapel Cemetery.

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

Survivors include his wife, Pamela Gladden of Newbern; two daughters, Angela Newsom Hale of Dyersburg and Abby Renee Gladden of Alamo; a son, Curtis Gladden Jr. of Hollow Rock; a stepson, T.J. Walley of Newbern; two brothers, Jimmy Lloyd Gladden and Noot Gladden, both of Dyersburg; four grandchildren and two step-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Ruth Dycus Gladden.

Pallbearers will be Terry Johnson, Auston Mealer, Jimmy Don Akers, Terry Ledbetter, James Cooper and Gary Scott. Honorary pallbearers will be Babe Curtis and Scott Fitzhugh.

The family requests that any memorials be directed to the American Cancer Society.


L.T. Harris, 75, of Dyersburg, died Friday, Nov. 27, 2009 at Dyersburg Manor.

He was a retired employee of Penguin.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Salters Chapel AME Church with the Rev. Cecil Maddox officiating. H.H. Hudson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

The family will receive visitors from 11 a.m. until service time at the church.

Survivors include his wife, Angela Harris of Dyersburg; two daughters, Pamela Taylor of Dyersburg and Janet Jennings of Memphis; four sons, Randy Harris of Dyersburg, Ronnie Harris of Memphis, Patrick Harris of Newman, Ga., and Roderick Harris of Byron, Ga.; 17 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren, and a host of family and friends.


James Lewis "Jimmy" Putman, 73, of Bonicord, died Friday, Nov. 27, 2009 at his residence.

He was a dairy farmer, a member of Miller's Chapel Church of Christ, past president and coach in Dixie Youth Baseball programs for 29 years, chairman of the Dyer County Zoning Board, chief of Bonicord Fire Department and former Dyer County Commissioner.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Dyersburg Funeral Home with Dr. Phillip Cook and Jason Sadler officiating. Burial will be in Friendship Cemetery.

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

Survivors include his wife, Janie F. Putman of Friendship; two sons, Jim W. Putman and wife, Aimee, and Johnnie Putman and wife, Jennifer, all of Friendship; his father, James S. Putman and wife, Connie, of Columbia, Tenn.; three grandchildren, James Boyd Putman, Sarah Katherine Putman and Jonathan Lewis Putman; and two step-grandchildren, Jacub Hinson and Carley Hinson.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Sarah Putman.

Pallbearers will be James Putman, Tom Bell, Terry Elkins, Joey Pritchett, Mickey McClure and Scotty Nash. Honorary pallbearers will be Jonathan Putman and Sarah Putman.

The family requests that any memorials be directed to Miller's Chapel Church of Christ or Bonicord Fire Department.