Obituaries for December 15, 2009

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Mr. Charles "Walking Charlie" Newman, 65, of Bolivar, TN, formerly of Dyersburg, died Monday, December 14, 2009, at Bolivar General Hospital in Bolivar, TN. Mr. Newman was a former Milltown resident.

Graveside services will be held at 3:00 p.m., Tuesday, December 15, 2009, at Fairview Cemetery in Dyersburg, TN, with Brother Mac Daniels officiating. Curry Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Newman is survived by four sisters, Jean Swader, Peggie Newman Jilek, Brenda Rogers Robinson and Charlotte Newman, all of Dyersburg; two brothers, Glen Newman of Dyersburg and Johnny Newman of Chicago, IL, and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Bruce and Virginia Newman and a brother, Roy Newman.

Pallbearers will be Gary Weber, Jason Weber, Daniel Kendall, Jeff Anderson, Jackie Garrett, Donald Dotson and Jerry Waggener.

Online condolences can be made at

Lavenia Sue Pace, 73, of Friendship, died Friday, Dec. 11, 2009 at her residence.

She was a retired retail clerk.

A memorial service will be at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Friendship Funeral Home.

Survivors include a daughter, Viki Lynn Sands Parker and husband, Brad, of Friendship; three grandchildren, Necole Ingram, Darbi Parker and Summar Kennor; and three great-grandchildren, Kody Taylor, Jay Elmore and Shae Parker.