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Obituaries for December 7, 2010

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Linda Joyce Bane, 65, of Dyersburg, died Monday, December 6, 2010 at Jackson Madison County General Hospital.

She was a homemaker and a member of First Christian Church.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday in the chapel of Dyersburg Funeral Home with the Rev. Calvin Smith and Rev. Mike Gardner officiating. Burial will be in Palestine Cemetery in Bruceville.

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

Survivors include her two daughters, Penny A. Comer and husband, Rex, and Pam Hudson and husband, Larry, Jr., all of Dyersburg; her mother, Katherine White of Dyersburg; three sisters, Katherine Jean Bolton of Dyersburg, Jo Carol Baker of Trimble and Barbara Ford of Columbia; a brother, Ted McBride of Bonicord; four grandchildren, Dustin Johnson, Holly Johnson, Austin Hunter Hudson and Seth Andrew Hudson, all of Dyersburg; and a great-grandchild, Carter Drake Johnson of Dyersburg.

She was preceded in death by her father, Woodrow McBride; and a sister, Patricia McBride.

Lena Nadine Haggard, age 85, of Texarkana, Texas, died Sunday, December 5, 2010 at her residence.

Mrs. Haggard was born April 18, 1925 in Dyersburg, Tennessee. She was a former employee with Parkview Hospital in Dyersburg, Tennessee and a Baptist. She was a member of the Women's Auxiliary of the Veteran of Foreign Wars. She was preceded in death by her husbands: John Haggard and Chester A. Roy, Sr.; two sons, William "Bill" Earl Roy, Sr. and Ewell Edward Roy.

She is survived by two daughters and one son-in-law: Rhonda and Charles Lee of Texarkana, Texas; Lillian Smith of Texarkana, Texas; five sons: Chester Roy Jr. of Texarkana, Texas; Lloyd Haggard of New Boston, Texas; Jerry Haggard of Texarkana, Texas, Ricky Haggard of Dyersburg, Tennessee; Raymond Haggard of Nashville, Arkansas; one sister: Opal Jones of Dyersburg, Tennessee; a number of grandchildren; great grandchildren; great-great grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews and other relatives.

Funeral services will be 2:00 P. M. Wednesday at Chapelwood Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Richard Posey officiating. Burial will be in Chapelwood Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home Tuesday evening from 6:00 to 8:00 P. M.

The family will be at the Lee Residence 105 Waterman Street, Texarkana, Texas.

Register online at www.chapelwoodfuneralhome.com

Donna C. Sisk, 67, of Dyersburg, died Saturday, Dec. 4, 2010 at her residence.

She was a homemaker and a retired cook for Fowler's Mini Mart.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today in the chapel of Johnson-Williams Funeral Home with the Rev. Ronnie Turner officiating. Burial will be in Church Grove Cemetery in Newbern.

Survivors include four sons, Kenneth Sisk and wife, C.C., of Sharon, Jeff Sisk and wife, Pam, Billy Sisk and wife, Betty, all of Newbern and James Sisk and wife, Kristi, of Dyersburg; a brother, Bill Ennis of Dyersburg; 12 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James Robert Sisk Sr.; her parents, Annie Rebecca Howell Ennis and Claude Ennis; a sister, Peggy Robbins; and a brother, Bob Ennis.

Pallbearers will be Josh Jeffries, Josh Butler, Ricky Doss, Tim Bingham, Joseph Dorse and Eddie Forrester. Honorary pallbearers will be Tommy Sims and Lynn Hooper.

You may sign online condolences at www.johnson-williamsfuneralhome.com

Kenneth Stevens, born September 13, 1924, age 86, passed away Sunday, December 5, 2010 at home with his two daughters by his side in Bolivar, Tennessee.

He was the son of the late John and Myrtle M. Stevens and a life long resident of Hardeman County. He was an Army veteran of World War II serving in the 275th armored Field Artillery Battalion maintaining weapons, carriers, jeeps and trucks.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother, James T. Stevens, a sister, Marie Black, and by the love of his life, his wife Ruth Stevens. Survivors include his 2 daughters, Patricia S. Ayers (Ricky) of Bolivar and Rebecca S. Ward (Randy) of Dyersburg, Tennessee; two granddaughters, Dena D. Vincent of Bolivar and Edie W. Barnett of Jackson, Tennessee; five great-grandchildren, Kirsten Siler, Thomas and Maxwell Fawcett, Ali Butler and Price Barnett. He also leaves 3 nephews, Jim, Bob and Barrett Stevens, whom he loved as sons; niece, Maria Pterichen of California. He also leaves his constant companion, Sassy, his beloved pet.

Mr. Stevens family is grateful for the wonderful care given by the staff of Hospice of West Tennessee and would like to give a special thanks to them.

Pallbearers were John Matthews, Barrett Stevens, Barrett Stevens, Jr., Bob Stevens, Jim Stevens, Dave Burrell and Bill Siler. Honorary pallbearers will be breakfast friends and coffee buddies.

The family will receive friends at Shackelford Funeral Home on Monday, December 6 from 5 until 8 pm. Graveside services will be at Union Cemetery on Tuesday, December 7 at 10 am. Visitation will be 1 hour before services. Officiating will be Charles Frost.

Memorials may be sent to Union Cemetery % Jane Powell, P.O. Box 5, Hickory Valley, TN 38042, the Children's Ministry of First Baptist Church or the donor's choice.