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Obituaries for March 11, 2011

Friday, March 11, 2011

Isabelle Rogers Algee, 80, of Dyersburg, died Wednesday, March 9, 2011 at Dyersburg Manor Nursing Center.

She was a retired plant assigner for Southern Bell, member of First United Methodist Church in Ridgely, member of the Eastern Star, where she served as Grand Electra of Florida in 1969, member of Lake County Historical Society and member of West Florida Genealogical Society.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday in the Ridgely Chapel of Dyersburg Funeral Home with the Rev. Dean Emerson officiating. Burial will be in New Haven Cemetery. Dyersburg Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

The family will receive visitors from 5:30-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Survivors include her three sons, John B. Algee of Buckhannon, WV., Lawrence W. Algee of Pensacola, FL. and Ralph L. Algee of Ft. White, FL.; a daughter, J. Kathryn Harper of Maysville, GA.; a brother, Dr. John Lewis Rogers of Pensacola, FL.; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph Sands Algee; her parents, John and Pearla Fay Lewis Rogers; and a brother, Dr. Raymond Edwin Rogers.

Pallbearers will be Allen Shirley, Bob Shull, Brad Keiser, John Leonard Moore, Wil Keiser, Peter Keiser, John Ryan Lemonds, Denny Johnson, Trent Patterson, Kent Patterson and Jimmy Dale Snyder. Honorary pallbearers will be Tony Bargery, Isaac Shell, Jerry Mac Shull, Aaron Staulcup and Dr. Robin Algee.


Faye Curry, 82, of Dyersburg, died Wednesday, March 9, 2011 at The Highlands of Dyersburg.

She was a retired factory worker for Bailly Manufacturing in Chicago, IL. and a member of Liberty Bible Church.

Services will be at 3 p.m. Saturday in the chapel of Dyersburg Funeral Home with Bro. Dennis Lemons officiating. Burial will be in Dyer County Memorial Gardens.

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

Survivors include her three daughters, Lana Cozart of Dyersburg, Sherry Macias of Chicago and Pamela Pearson of RoEllen; a son, Doyle Ray "Butch" Mayfield of Dyersburg; ten grandchildren, Melissa Dycus, Shane Cozart, Scott Mayfield, Jason Mayfield, Jennifer Speer, Christopher Pearson, Alicia Macias, Amanda Mauldin, Steven Macias and Micah Long; and fourteen great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Bert Curry; her parents, Walter and Elizabeth Jones Smith; five sisters; and two brothers.

Pallbearers will Scott Mayfield, Jason Mayfield, Shane Cozart, Christopher Pearson, Steven Macias, Tucker Cozart and Steven Dycus.


Mrs. Marshall Lee Dokes age 89 of Dyersburg (formerly of Ridgley, TN) died February 28, 2011 at Dyersburg Manor.

Cosmopolitan Funeral Services is in charge of arrangement. Funeral Services will be held Saturday, March 5,2011 1:00p.m. Solomon Chapel Baptist Church in Wynnburg, TN Officiating, Rev. Larry Lee. The family received visitors at 11:00a.m. until time of service at the church. Burial will be held in Citizens Cemetery, Tiptonville, TN.

Survivors include; Six daughters, Rosie Woolen, Malden, MO., Betty Dokes, Benton Harbor, MI., Pauline Dokes, Milwaukee, Wis. Mary Reid, Myrtle Dokes, Ridgely, TN. Dorothy Matthews, Dallas, TX. (One)Son; Emerson (Barbara) Dokes, Ridgley, TN. 15 Grandchildren and host of Great Grandchildren.

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

Mrs. Dokes was preceded in death by her Mother, Clara Norman Nunn, Father, William Nunn and one sister, Emma Mae Thorpe and one Grandson, Richard Covington.

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


Blondell Wagster, 88, of Newbern, Tennessee, passed away peacefully on March 10, 2011.

Mrs. Wagster was born June 18, 1922 in Carroll County, she was the daughter of the late Charlie and Mary Thomas. She was a retired employee of Morris Manufacturing where she worked for 40 years and was a member of the Newbern First Baptist Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Troy, 2 sisters and 2 brothers.

Blondell loved caring for her children and grandchildren. "Nannie" will always hold a special place in their hearts.

She is survived by her daughter, Joan Hendrix (Tommy) of Fulton, Kentucky; her son Marvin Wagster (Margaret) of Franklin, Tennessee; her sister Mabel Rodgers Little of Dresden, Tennessee; a brother Guyve Thomas (Marcia) of Newbern, Tennessee; her devoted grandchildren, Tom Hendrix (Erin), Clark Hendrix, Ben Wagster and Laura Beth Wagster.

Funeral services for Mrs. Wagster will be 3:00 PM Saturday in the Chapel of Johnson-Williams Funeral Home. Officiating the service will be Rev. Danny Klutts. Internment will follow in Dyer County Memorial Gardens. Visitation will begin Saturday from 11:00 AM until service time at Johnson-Williams Funeral Home.

The family has ask that memorials be made to the Newbern First Baptist Church Building Fund, 114 West Main Street, Newbern, TN 38059.

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


William Quintard Glass Jr., of Memphis, died Thursday, March 10, 2011 at Methodist University Hospital in Memphis.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Johnson-Williams Funeral Home.