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Obituaries for September 2, 2010

Thursday, September 2, 2010

Norman Kent Gardner, 55, died Tuesday, Sept. 31, 2010 in Memphis.

He is survived by his sons: Adam Gardner, Jessie Gardner and Josh Gardner; his parents: Everett and Ruth Gardner; a brother: Steve Gardner; and six grandchildren.

Visitation will be held from 6- 9 p.m. on Thursday September 2, 2010 at Northridge Woodhaven Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be held at a later date in Albia, Iowa with burial at Oakview Cemetery in Albia, Iowa. Winfield Funeral Home in Albia, Iowa is in charge of the Iowa arrangements. Northridge Woodhaven Funeral Home has been entrusted with the local arrangements.


Jack N. Monack, 82, of Sun City Hilton Head, SC died on August 31, 2010.

Mr. Monack was born in Charleroi, PA on August 15, 1928. He was a graduate of Charleroi High School, Billard Naval Academy, West Virginia Wesleyan College and was a Veteran of the Korean War serving as a special agent in the Counter Intelligence Corp. Mr. Monack resided in Columbus, Georgia, Monessen, Clairton and Rostraver Twp., in Pennsylvania, Wheeling, West Virginia, St. Louis, Missouri, and Van Wert, Ohio where he enjoyed a successful career in management with U.S. Steel, Alexander Proudfoot, Continental Can Corporation, and eventually retiring from Sunoco Products Company in 1993. In addition to being an avid golfer he was active in numerous charitable and service organizations throughout his life.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife of fifty-seven years, Carol Beatty Monack.

Mr. Monack is survived by two daughters Susan Monack Kreitzer (Doug) of Delaware, Ohio and Nancy Monack Armstrong (Paul) of Dyersburg, Tennessee, two grandsons David Kreitzer (Cory) of Normal, Illinois and Michael Ream Kreitzer (Deveau) of Louisville, Kentucky, two step granddaughters Angie Armstrong Singleton (Jody) of Dyersburg, Tennessee and Anissa Armstrong Clement (Harrell) of Alamo, Tennessee and two great grandchildren and five step great-grandchildren. Also surviving are his sister Wanda Monack of Charleroi, Pennsylvania and a devoted friend Joan Shields of Sun City Hilton Head, S.C.

Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 P.M. Thursday in the Ferguson Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 724-929-5300, 700 Broad Avenue, Belle Vernon, PA. www.FergusonFuneralHomeAndCrematory.com.

A funeral service will be in the funeral home on Friday at 11:30 A.M. with Rev. Jim Linn, Jr., Pastor of the First Christian Church of Charleroi officiating. Interment will follow in Belle Vernon Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be sent to Hospice Care of the Lowcountry, P.O. Box 3827, Bluffton, S.C. 29910.


Clarence H. "Fritz" Smith, 91, of Ridgely, died Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2010 at his residence.

He was a retired farmer and an Army veteran of World War II.

Services will be Friday at 10 a.m. in the chapel of Dyersburg Funeral Home in Dyersburg with the Rev. David Gray officiating. Burial will be in Dyer County Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive visitors from 5-8 p.m. today at the funeral home in Dyersburg.

Survivors include his wife of 25 years, Carleen Knight Smith of Ridgely; two daughters, Martha Mauldin Jowers of Ridgely, and Margaret Mauldin Hutcheson of Cumberland Furnace; one sister, Doris Spencer of Jackson; five grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Ethel Smith; a sister, Walker Delores Shell; and two brothers, Hayden Smith and Richard Golder Smith.

Pallbearers will be Paul Shell, Chucky Shell, Greg Shell, Scott Shell, Will Shell and Trent Patterson.


Sue Wood, 87, of Dyersburg died Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2010 at her residence.

She was a retired farmer and a member of Harvest Baptist Church.

Graveside services will be at noon Friday at New Haven Cemetery in Ridgely with the Rev. Nathe Ozment officiating.

The family will receive visitors from 6-8 p.m. today at Dyersburg Funeral Home.

She is survived by several nieces and nephews including Randy Maness of Millington, and Jamie Maness of Knoxville, who cared for her.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 46 years, T. E. Wood; her parents, Lincoln and Abigail Maness; two sisters, Virgie Lee Maness Tolley and Mary Pauline Maness Goodwin; and three brothers, O'Neal Maness, Hugh L. Maness, and James Pinkley Maness.

Pallbearers will be Randy Maness, Tim Maness, Kim Maness, Jim Maness, David Maness, Larry Maness and Barry Maness. Honorary pallbearers will be Dave Paris, Tim Pope, Bob Kirk and Jimmy Welch.