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Obituaries for July 14, 2010

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Cecilia Ann Rogers, 59, of Halls, died Friday, July 9, 2010 at Baptist East in Memphis.

She was a homemaker.

Services will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at Matthew Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Halls with the Rev. Tommy Broadney officiating. Burial will be in Love Cemetery in Halls. Currie's Funeral Home in Henning is in charge of arrangements.

The family will receive visitors from 6-8 p.m. Friday at the church.

Survivors include her husband, Douglas Rogers of Halls; two daughters, Teresa Rogers and Stacie Rogers, both of Halls; three sons, Landress King and Antonio Rogers, both of Halls, and Arthur Douglas Rogers Jr. of Arlington; six sisters, Nelluth Taylor, Mary Dell Taylor and Daphne Isom, all of Halls, Margaret Taylor of Henning, Melony Jones of Dyersburg and Maria Lane of Chicago, Ill.; five brothers, Harold Lee Edwards, Conrad Edwards, Martin Jeffries Edwards and Charles Edwards, all of Halls, and Torrance Jones of Atlanta, Ga.; and 12 grandchildren.


Ernest Alton Simpson, 79, of Alamo, died Monday, July 12, 2010 at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital.

He was a retired distributor for Towncraft Cookware, a member of First Baptist Church in Maury City, he was also a retired employee of Heckethorn Mfg. and a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday in the chapel of Dyersburg Funeral Home with Bro. David Green officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery.

The family will receive visitors from 5:30-8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Survivors include his five daughters, Jane Peery and Tina Bell, both of Dyersburg, Joan Huie of Newbern, Mary Lemons and Robin Hunt, both of Martin; four sisters, Littie Ratliff, Leatha Tirey, Faye Roberson and June Beecham, all of Dyersburg; two brothers, Jerry Simpson and Troy Simpson, both of Nashville; fourteen grandchildren; and sixteen great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Hughes Simpson; his parents, Roy and Addie Hill Simpson; a son, Ernest Simpson, Jr.; two sisters, Sue Hurst and Hazel Tidwell; and a brother, Jimmy Simpson.

Pallbearers will be Kenneth Ratliff, Terry Ratliff, Tim Hardin, Marty Hurst, Randall Hurst and Franklin Hurst.