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Obituaries for February 1, 2011

Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Tom Lee Bright Sr., 71, of Dyersburg, died Sunday, January 30, 2011 at Baptist Hospital in Memphis.

He was an Evangelist and Director for Online Academy of Biblical Studies and member of Phillips Street Church of Christ. Evangelism was his life.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Phillips Street Church of Christ with Bro. Ted Thrasher, Bro. Tom Bright, Jr. and Bro. Terry Lyon officiating. Burial will be in Sapulpa, OK. Dyersburg Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

The family will receive visitors from 5:30-8 p.m. Tuesday and from 12-2 p.m. Wednesday at Phillips Street Church of Christ.

Survivors include his wife of 49 years, Janey Bright of Dyersburg; a daughter, Michelle Lyons and husband, Terry, of Eau Claire, WI.; a son, Tom Lee Bright Jr. and wife, Cindy, of Frisco, TX.; and five grandchildren, Kristen Bright of Frisco, TX., Lee Lyons, Garrett Lyons, Seth Lyons and Alyssa Lyons, all of Eau Claire, WI.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Emery and Ida Richey Bright; a grandson, Matthew Blake Bright; a sister, Doris Padgett; and two brothers, Bill Bright and Richard Bright.

Pallbearers will be Lee Lyons, Garrett Lyons, Seth Lyons, Bobby Diggs, Edgar Shults and Glen Phillips.

The family requests that memorials may be directed to Online Biblical Studies thru Phillips Street Church of Christ, 912 Phillips Street, Dyersburg, TN 38024.


Charles Danny Cavdel, 65, of Dyersburg, died Monday, Jan. 31, 2011 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center.

Services are incomplete and will be announced later by Dyersburg Funeral Home.


Carrie Hurst Miller, 101, of Tiptonville, TN died Sunday, January 30, 2011 at Reelfoot Manor in Tiptonville.

Services for Mrs. Miller are incomplete at this time and will be announced later by Curry Funeral Home.