Obituaries for January 19, 2011

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Billy R. Cozart, 77, of Newbern, died Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2011 at his residence.

He was a retired nurse extender for Methodist Hospital of Dyersburg and member of Fair Havens Church of Christ.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Johnson-Williams Funeral Home with Bro. Daniel Rogers and Mr. Russell Cozart officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery in Newbern.

The family will receive visitors from 4:30-7:30 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Survivors include his wife, Annie Sue Sharp Cozart of Newbern; three daughters, Sheila Tucker of Memphis, Shevonne Ramsey and husband, Tim, and Linda Hardin and husband, Mike, all of Newbern; a son, Russell Cozart and wife, Laneta, of Newbern; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Robert Earl Cozart.

Pallbearers will be Gary Clements, Terry Clements, Ronnie Wyrick, Bruce Tibbs, David Hamblin and Billy Sharp. Honorary pallbearers will be James Edwards and Tommy Fagan.

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Ralph Algee, 81, of Ridgely, died Tuesday, January 18, 2011 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center.

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

Walter "Peanut" Box, of Bull Shoals, Ark., formerly of Newbern, died Tuesday in Bull Shoals.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Johnson-Williams Funeral Home.

Mary Owsley, of Newbern, died Tuesday at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital.

Funeral arrangement will be announced by Johnson-Williams Funeral Home.