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Obituaries for January 29, 2010

Friday, January 29, 2010

Frances W. Pierce, 72, of Memphis, died Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2010 at Baptist Memorial Hospital-East.

She was a retired employee of Kroger.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday in the Millington chapel of Munford Funeral Home. Burial will be in Forest Hill East Cemetery.

Survivors include her companion, Howard Lemmon of Memphis; two daughters, Dianne Davis of Memphis and Patty Little of Salt Lake City, Utah; a son, Joe Warren of Collierville; her mother, Lena Sullivan of Dyersburg; three sisters, Louise Clark of Finley, Mary Christian of Dyersburg and Ginger Winchester of Newbern; a brother, Buddy Sullivan of Dresden; 14 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Tina Wiles; and her father, Frank Sullivan.


Hazel M. Spidle, 87, of the Tigrett community near Friendship, died Monday, January 25, 2010, at her residence.

She was a homemaker.

The family will hold a private memorial service for friends and family on Sunday, January 31, 2010 at 6 p.m. at Second Baptist Church in Dyersburg with Bro. Ronnie Turner officiating. Also a memorial service will be held at a later date in Akron, Ohio.

The family will receive visitors on Sunday from 5 p.m. until service time at Second Baptist Church.

Survivors include three daughters, Mary Price of Friendship, Clara Lewis of Tallmadge, Ohio, and Lenore Hindel of West Salem, Ohio; one son, George Spidle of Akron, Ohio; a sister, Helen Lason of Arizona; 14 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; and 12 great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Franklin Spidle; her parents, Lee Stimley and Lucile Summers Stimley; a son, Frank Henry Spidle; a sister Georgie Midour; and two brothers, Walter Stimley and Lee Stimley. Curry Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Online condolences can be made at: www.curryfuneral.com.


Terryfae M. Pratt, 54, Dyersburg, TN died Thursday, January 28, 2010 at Jackson Madison County General Hospital. She was a homemaker and a Baptist.

Services will be at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, January 30, 2010 in the Chapel of Curry Funeral Home with Rev. Leonard Ballinger officiating. Curry Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

The family will receive visitors beginning at 10:30 am Saturday at the funeral home.

Survivors include her husband Charles Ray Pratt of Dyersburg, TN, 2 daughters, Amanda Elaine Finch of Dyersburg, TN and Amy Elizabeth Pratt of Troy, TN, 1 son, Charles Anthony Pratt of Dyersburg, TN, her mother, Betty Jane Minor of St. Petersburg, FL, 4 sisters, Nancy Huntley of Lewisburg, TN, Elsi Wright of Marshfield, WI, Sandy Montgomery, Redford, MI and Patti Chadwick of Batesville, MS and 1 brother, Gary Minor of St. Petersburg, FL and 6 grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by 1 son, Daniel Minor Pratt and her father Irvin George Minor.

The family requests that any memorials be made to American Diabetes Association, 4205 Hillsboro Road, Suite 200, Nashville, TN 37215 or American Cancer Society, PO Box 102454, Atlanta, GA 30368-2454.

Online condolences are available on our website- www.curryfuneral.com.