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Obituaries for April 8, 2010

Thursday, April 8, 2010

Rev. Frank Brown Jr. age 61 of Dyersburg died April 5, 2010 Jackson-Madison Co. General Hospital Jackson.

He was a Minister and retired worker of Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co, of Union City, TN. He was honorably discharged from the U.S. Army, where he served in Vietnam. He received a National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal and a Army Commendation Medal 1st OLC. He was the Pastor and Founder of New Life Missionary Baptist Church of Dyersburg, TN.

The family will receive visitors at Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist Church Saturday, April 10, 2010 time 2:p.m.- 2:30p.m.

Funeral Services will began at 3 p.m. Saturday, April 10th, 2010 at Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. William Ozier officiating. Interment will follow at Pierce Cemetery in Trimble, TN. Cosmopolitan Funeral Services is in charge of arrangements.

Survivors include his mother Mattie Mae Brown of Dyersburg, wife, Imogean Swift Brown of Dyersburg, five daughters Cynthia (Harold) Brooks of Marion, IN, Saundra (Gary) Quinn, South Fulton, TN, Stephanie(Tim)Harris, Jackson, TN, Ty Ronda (Sordao) Brown, North Carolina, Catrina (Norman) Johnson of Dyersburg, TN. Three sons R.J. (Leddie) Harris of Dyersburg, TN, Stacy (Karen) Harris of Dyersburg, TN, Tristan Davis of Dyersburg, TN. One brother, Jerry Brown of Miami Florida, two sisters both of Dyersburg, TN, Judy Lovins and Linda Jones. Several nieces, cousins and grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his father Frank Brown Sr., Uncle Percy Brown Sr., Percy Brown Jr., aunt Janie Mae Norvell, Nannie Mae Mann and brother-in-law John Lovins. Pallbearers: Michael Johnson, Craig Ozier, Gary Quinn, Norman Johnson, R.J. Harris, Stacy Harris, Shawn Brooks, Kevin Flagg. Honorary Pallbearers: Tommy Barnes, John Lovins, Jr.


Hilda Mae Brashears age 72 of Tiptonville, TN died April 1, 2010 at Reelfoot Manor.

Funeral Services will be held Saturday, April 10, 2010 at St. John#2 M.B. Church in Tiptonville, TN. Officiating Rev. Harville. Burial will be held in Citizens Cemetery, Tiptonville, TN. Cosmopolitan Funeral Services is in charge arrangements.

Survivors include Daughter, Angela Brashears, Jackson, TN Son Bradley Brashears, Jackson, TN; six Grandchildren; and two Great-Grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her Mother, Alberta Brashears Father, Leroy Brashears, Sister, Hattie Moore, Brothers; Jimmy Breashears, James Brashears.


James H. Lyons age 64 of Dyersburg died March 31, 2010 at his residence.

Graveside Services were held 12 Noon Tuesday, April 6, 2010 at M.C.C.O. Cemetery in Newbern, TN Officiating Bro. Stewart Edmonds, Elder Richard Baily.

Survivors include his wife Sally Jones Lyons of Dyersburg, TN Step-Mother, Earline Lyons of Ridgely, TN. (1) Daughter, Lee Ann Lyons of Dyersburg (2) Sons: Marshall (Mary) Jones, James (Amber) Lyons Dyersburg (3) Sisters; Annie Margert Lyons, Flint, MI. Ruby Lyons, Darlene Lyons Ridgley, TN. (1) Brother, Wilkes Lyons, Ridgely, TN. 14 Grandchildren, 9 Great-Great-Grandchildren.

He was preceded in death his son Terry Lyons. Pallbearers: curtis Dowell, Antony Finch, Edward Smith, Riko Nolen, Regnald Coleman, Robert Finch, Jimmy Cork.