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Obituaries for October 15, 2010

Friday, October 15, 2010

Vada B. Spence Gibbons, 96, of Newbern, died Thursday, Oct. 14, 2010 at the home of her daughter, Carolyn McKee, in Newbern.

She was a retired lunch clerk at Newbern Elementary and homemaker and was a member of Main Street Church of Christ in Newbern.

Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. today in Fairview Cemetery in Newbern with Rick Willis officiating.

The family will receive visitors at 12 - 1:30 p.m. today at Johnson-Williams Funeral Home

Survivors include a daughter, Carolyn McKee and husband, Harold "Wimpy" McKee, of Newbern; a son Richard E. Gibbons and wife, Janice, of Hickory Withe, a daughter-in-law, Charlene Gibbons of Ripley; five grandchildren, Kathy Newman, Kristy Smothers, Jeffrey McKee, Chris Gibbons and Mike Gibbons; three step-grandchildren, Kevin Peeler, Kelly Peeler and Dr. Shauna McClelland; four great-grandchildren; and seven step great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Gibbons; a son, James W. "Jim" Gibbons; her parents, Adra Burrow Spence and Warner Spence; a grandson, Stephen McKee; four sisters; and two brothers.

Pallbearers will be Chris Gibbons, Jeffrey McKee, Max Spence, Mark Oakes, Danny Carpenter and Benson Hulme. Honorary pallbearers will be Mike Gibbons and George Gibbons

Sign online condolences at www.johnson-williamsfuneralhome. com


Patricia Jones Golden, 76, of Dyersburg, died Wednesday, October 13, 2010 at her residence.

She was a homemaker.

Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Dyer County Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Garrett A. Sweeney officiating.

The family will receive visitors from 5:30-8 p.m. Friday at Dyersburg Funeral Home.

Survivors include her husband, Homer L. Golden of Dyersburg; two sons, Tim Golden and wife, Beth, of Huntsville, Ala. and Kenny Golden and wife, Kim, of Chattanooga; two sisters, Norma Burse and husband, Ronald, of Chicago, Ill. and Billie Childress of Dyersburg; five grandchildren, Miranda Golden, Katy Golden, Kristina Compton, Grayson Golden and Brayden Golden; and two great-grandchildren, Preston Compton and Gracie Golden.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Ed and Mattie Sorrell Jones; and one grandson, Jon Weston Golden.

The family requests that memorials may be directed to any organization of the donor's choice.