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Obituaries for December 14, 2010

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Glen Oliver, 83, of Newbern, died Monday, Dec. 13, 2010 at Dyer Nursing Home.

He was a retired glazer for Humboldt Glass Company and a member of Newbern Saddle Club.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Johnson-Williams Funeral Home with Jerry Leach and Terry Harris officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery in Newbern.

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

Survivors include two daughters, Threase Dykes and husband, John, and Glenda Scott and husband, Jeff, all of Newbern; six grandchildren, Fara Maples (Chad) of Covington, Lynsey Butler (Derrick) and Peyton Scott, both of Newbern, Shane Sawyers (Star), Jeremy Scott (Christy) and Brandon Scott (Asia), all of Dyersburg; and eight great-grandchildren, Taylor, Katelyn, Tennie, Dalton, Clay, Madi, Aydan and Bria.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Katherine Bateman Oliver; his parents, Will F. and Zora Austin Oliver; two sisters, Billie Marie Fultz and Julia Oliver; and a brother, Wallace Oliver.

Pallbearers will be David Oliver, Mike Oliver, Shane Sawyers, Brandon Scott, Peyton Scott and Jeremy Scott.

The family requests that any memorials be directed to Newbern Saddle Club, c/o Mrs. Carol Shaw, 3492 Newbern-RoEllen Road, Newbern, TN 38059.


Danny Spain, 60, of Ripley, died Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2010 at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Lauderdale in Ripley.

He was a retired and was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ.

Services were at 3 p.m. Thursday at Waters Funeral Home with Bro. Jerry Bishop officiating. Burial was in Baldwyn City Cemetery in Baldwyn, Miss.

Survivors include two daughters, Nichole Breuer and Dana Breuer of Hallsville, Mo.; a son, Caleb Spain of Ripley; two sisters, Vickie Hendren of Dyersburg and Elaine Spain of Baldwyn, Miss.; a brother, Benny Spain of Dyersburg; and five grandchildren, Kaylope Breuer, Elsie Breuer, Gabe Breuer, Darion Breuer and Amelia Breuer.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Gene and Ardith Evans Spain.


Holly Butler, 70, of Dyersburg, died Sunday, Dec. 12, 2010 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Curry Funeral Home.


Benny Childress, 70, of Dyersburg, died Sunday, Dec. 12, 2010 in Clare, Mich.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Curry Funeral Home.