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Obituaries for March 4, 2011

Friday, March 4, 2011

Mrs. Marshall Lee Dokes, 89, of Dyersburg, formerly of Ridgley, died Friday, Feb.28, 2011 at Dyersburg Manor Nursing Center.

Funeral Services will be held Saturday, March 5,2011 1:00 p.m. Solomon Chapel Baptist Church in Wynnburg, with the Rev. Larry Lee officiating. Cosmopolitan Funeral Services is in charge of arrangement.

The family will receive visitors at 11 a.m. Saturday at the church. Burial will be held in Citizens Cemetery in Tiptonville.

Survivors include six daughters, Rosie Woolen of Malden, Mo., Betty Dokes of Benton Harbor, Mich., Pauline Dokes of Milwaukee, Wis. Mary Ried and Myrtile Dokes, both Ridgely and Dorothy Matthews of Dallas, Texas; a son, Emerson (Barbara) Dokes of Ridgley; 15 grandchildren; and a host of great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Bobby Mays, Eric Matthews, Lashun Williams, Phillip Crawford, Justin Kimble and Raheem Flowers.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Clara Norman Nunn and William Nunn; a sister, Emma Mae Thorpe; and a grandson, Rodney Covington.

You may give online condolence at www.cosmopolitanfuneralservices.net.


Funeral services for Betty Rook Parsons, 46, will be at 2 p.m. Friday in the chapel of Ronk Funeral Home. Burial will be in Walnut Hill Cemetery.

Survivors include her husband, James Parsons; a daughter, Kelly Landers; a son, Charles Landers; three sisters, Ruth Ann Gage, Willie Dean Carter and Marilyn Landers; four brothers, Jimmy Gage, Dwain Gage, Paul Gage and Riley Gage; and three grandchildren.


James Gordon Jones, 58, formerly of Dyersburg, died Wednesday, March 2, 2011 at BayShore Medical Hospital.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later time.


Carolyn Diana Willett, 60, of Newbern, died Tuesday, March 2, 2011 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center.

Cremation services for Mrs. Willlett will be under the direction of Johnson-Williams Funeral Home.