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Obituaries for March 16, 2010

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Mr. Robert "Bob" Phillips, 66, of Dyersburg, TN died Sunday, March 14, 2010 at his residence. He was a retired Major USAF and retired Dean of Business and Technology at DSCC.

Services will be at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 17, 2010 in the chapel of Curry Funeral Home with Bro. Jim Branscum officiating. Curry Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

The family will receive visitors Tuesday from 5 until 8 p.m.

Survivors include his wife, Flo Phillips of Dyersburg; one daughter, Joanne (George) Edley of Covington, TN; one son, Carter (Amanda) Phillips of Dyersburg; two sisters, Judy (Brent) Anderson and Mary (Rich) King both of Colorado; five grandchildren, Lauren Phillips, Andrew (AJ) Phillips, John Carter Edley, James Jerding and John Jerding.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Lavoughn and Estelle Hardy Phillips; a brother, Richard (Dickie) Phillips, and a grandchild David Allan Phillips.

Pallbearers will be Seth Hendren, Ryan Chumley, Chris Davenport, Geof Campbell, Brett Hendren, and Kylie Clanton.

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


Janette "Jan" Zimmermann, 92, of Dyersburg, died Saturday, March 13, 2010 at Jackson Madison County General Hospital. She was a member of First United Methodist Church, retired from Dyersburg State Community College, served for 35 years with the Red Cross disaster relief, recipient of The Governor's Colonels Club for using Red Cross methods in saving a life, member of Giving Friends, Past President of the Pilot Club, former case worker with Department of Human Services, Girl Scout Leader, swimming instructor and in 1922 won the St. Louis Women's High Dive Championship.

Services will be at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, March 18, 2010 in the chapel of Curry Funeral Home with Dr. Phillip Cook officiating. Interment will follow in Fairview Cemetery. Curry Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

The family will receive visitors Wednesday, March 17 from 4-6 p.m. at Curry Funeral Home.

Survivors include: a son, Kent Queensen Kreh and wife Dottie of St. Louis, Mo., two daughters, Ronnie Jayne Alewel and husband, Roger, of Sedalia, Mo. and Lynn Lenore Fritchey and husband, Bob, of Dyersburg; a sister, Mary Jane Nagel and husband, Owen, of St. Louis, Mo.; four grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Herman E. "Herm" Zimmermann, a grandson, Robbie Mann, a brother Louis Anthony Queensen, Jr.; and her parents Louis Anthony and Jenny Burke Queensen.

Pallbearers will be Randy Alewel, Reed Alewel, Bito Mann, David Short, Wayne Karlgaard and Joe Enoch.

The family requests that memorials be directed to the Dyer County Chapter of the American Red Cross, PO Box 508, Dyersburg, TN 38025-0508.

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