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Obituaries for April 18, 2010

Saturday, April 17, 2010

Carl Boyd, 91, of Newbern, died Friday, April 16, 2010 at his residence.

He was a retired farmer and a Baptist.

Services will be at 1:30 p.m. today at Johnson-Williams Funeral Home with the Rev. Ronnie Turner and the Rev. Joe Lescure officiating. Burial will be in New Haven Cemetery in Ridgely.

Survivors include his wife, Eathel Seiber Boyd of Newbern; two daughters, Joann Glisson and Carolyn Boyd, both of Newbern; two sons, Kenneth Boyd of Yorkville and James Boyd of Newbern; 11 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Eli and Nan Robertson Finny Boyd; two sisters, Martha Davidson and Elsie Williams; and a brother, Jess Boyd.

Pallbearers will be grandchildren.

Online condolences may be left at our website: www.johnson-williamsfuneralhome.com


Roy Carrnell "Bubba" Duke, 45, of Newbern, died Friday, April 16, 2010 at his residence.

Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday at Johnson-Williams Funeral Home with the Rev. Carmon Dennison officiating.

Survivors include his wife, Patricia Duke of Newbern; a son, Brandon East of Newbern; two stepdaughters, Ashley Webb of Newbern and Susan East of Trimble; his mother, Dorothy Duke of Newbern; four sisters, Linda Autry of Hornbeak, Sherry Baggett of Dyersburg, Dottie Duke and Tina Duke, both of Newbern; a brother, Thomas Reynolds of Hornbeak; and two step-grandchildren, Kameron Sanchez and Katelyn East, both of Trimble.

He was preceded in death by a stepdaughter, Sabrina Webb, and his father, Leroy Duke.

Pallbearers will be Mike Clanton, Brandon East, Alvin Wilson, Mark Thomas, Cody Compton and Nathan Maupin.

Online condolences may be left at our website: www.johnson-williamsfuneralhome.com


Hazel Pilgrim Halliburton, 66, Ridgely, TN formerly of Dyersburg, TN died Wednesday, April 14, 2010 at Gibson General Hospital in Trenton, TN. She was a homemaker.

Memorial services will be at 5:00 pm Tuesday, April 20, 2010 at the Ridgely Chapel of Curry Funeral Home officiated by Reverend Jim Branscum. Curry Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include her daughter, Pam Patterson and husband Roger of Dyersburg, TN, her son, Chester (Bud) Pilgrim of Ridgely, TN, her sister Anna Mae Brennaman of Salina KS, her granddaughter, Cara Patterson, four great-grandchildren, Ariana, Dain, Trey and Mason Patterson and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Chester and Nina Louise Pickett and two brothers, Tom Pickett and Don Pickett.


Ethel Kee Hastings, 93, of Dyersburg, died Thursday, April 15, 2010 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center.

She was a homemaker, retired from Dyersburg Fabrics and the oldest founding member of Northside Church of Jesus Christ.

Services were at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Northside Church of Jesus Christ with Bro. Ray Winstead officiating. Burial was in Fairview Cemetery. Dyersburg Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include her two daughters, Carolyn Lewis and husband, Otha, and Janet Quinley and husband, Joe, all of Dyersburg; a son, Elvis Kee and wife, Sally, of Memphis; five grandchildren; twelve great-grandchildren; and seventeen great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husbands; Leo Hogue, Jirl Kee and Van Hastings; an infant son, Carmack Hogue; her parents, William J. and Florence Hart; three sisters, Katherine Cole, Frances Garrett and Edna Burkeen Hand; and six brothers, Kenneth Hart, Leland Hart, Alton Hart, Odell Hart, Brady Hart and Clayburn Hart.

Pallbearers were Jason Putman, Mark Fortner, Robert Blevins, Mark Rickman, William Weaver and Nathan Winstead. Honorary pallbearers were Dr. Ralph Reynolds, Dr. Fred Moore, Dr. Scott Harrod, Earl Gatlin and brethren of Northside Church of Jesus Christ.

Memorials may be directed to Northside Church of Jesus Christ Building Fund, 39 JB Avenue, Dyersburg, TN 38024 or to the charity of the donor's choice.


Lola Nerren, 88, of Parsons, died Thursday, April 15, 2010 at Decatur County General Hospital.

She was a retired factory employee.

Services will be at 10 a.m. today at Johnson-Williams Funeral Home with the Rev. Jerry Leach officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery in Dyersburg.

Survivors include a daughter, Brenda Hooper (Bruce) of Parsons; a son, Donald R. Nerren (Ingrid) of Parsons; a brother, Marvin Castleman of Newbern; three grandchildren, Donna Usery, Kristy Houston and John Nerren, all of Parsons; and five great-grandchildren, Ian Usery, Allan Houston, Kaylee Houston, Cameron Houston and Emily Nerren, all of Parsons

She was preceded in death by her husband, J.D. Nerren; her parents, Clint and Hester Tidwell Castleman; and a brother, Raymond Castleman.

Pallbearers will be Curtis Howerton, Joe Yates, Jonathan Yates, Ronald Kenner, Ricky Castleman and Johnny Capps.

Online condolences may be left at our website: www.johnson-williamsfuneralhome.com


Willa Thompson, 104, of Dyersburg, died Thursday, April 15, 2010 at her residence.

She was a homemaker, a member of Parr Avenue Church of Christ and a member of Dyersburg Women's Club.

Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Fairview Cemetery with Bro. Scott Owen officiating.

The family will receive visitors from 1-1:45 p.m. Sunday at Dyersburg Funeral Home.

Survivors include a daughter, Anne Noonan and husband, Dr. Jimmy Noonan, of Dyersburg; a son, Dr. Pete Thompson and wife, Carol, of Dyersburg; six grandchildren, Spike Noonan, Scott Noonan and Eric Thompson, all of Nashville, Sallye O'Rourke and Debbie Henson, both of Knoxville, and Marc Thompson of Dyersburg; and fourteen great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Reece Thompson; her parents, Sidney J. and Queen Etta Eudaley Doyle and a brother, Harold Doyle.

Pallbearers will be Marc Thompson, Eric Thompson, Spike Noonan, Scott Noonan, Lee Moore and Don Henson.

Memorials may be directed to Dyersburg/Dyer County Humane Society or Parr Avenue Church of Christ.


Monroe Wigtion, 69, of Newbern, died Friday, April 16, 2010 at his residence.

He was a retired employee of Sundstrand in Rockford, Ill., and a member of Fairview Baptist Church in Newbern.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Johnson-Williams Funeral Home with the Rev. Clint Veal officiating. Burial will be in Enon Cemetery in Halls.

Survivors include his wife of 48 years, Bobbie J. Wigtion of Newbern; a daughter, Sandra J. Wigtion of Newbern; a son, Ronnie D. Wigtion of Newbern; a sister, Donnie Dunkin of Blytheville, Ark.; two brothers, Charles Wigtion of Winnegago, Ill., and Darrel Wigtion of Dell, Ark.; four grandchildren and a great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Eldridge "E. W." and Annie Mae Dhority Wigtion; and a brother, Joe Wigtion.

Pallbearers will be Ronnie Epperson, David Hamblin, Daniel Shumate, Jay Johnson, Marty Taylor and David Ross.

Online condolences may be left at our website: www.johnson-williamsfuneralhome.com