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Obituaries for March 25, 2011

Friday, March 25, 2011

John Frank Chappell, 71, of Dyersburg, died Wednesday, March 23, 2011 at Canterbury Place in Dyersburg.

He was the owner of Taylor Brother Pharmacy in Ridgely from 1965-1987. After 1987 he served as pharmacist for three major drug companies until his retirement in 2005. He was a former member of the Ridgely Rotary Club.

Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Ridgely First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Craig Myrick officiating. Johnson-Williams Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

The family will receive visitors from 9:30 a.m. till service time Saturday at the church.

Survivors include his wife, Virginia Mooney Dial Chappell of Dyersburg; two daughters, Ashley Cadreche and husband, Alex, of Nashville, and Courtney Boxx and husband, Tim, of Ridgely; a stepdaughter, LuRenda Ladd of Dyersburg; two stepsons, George Dial of Dyersburg, and John F. Tucker IV and wife, Michelle, of Bethpage; a sister, Donna Chappell Brennis of Picayune, Miss.; a niece, Alana B. Frederickson of Illinois; and eight grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, John Calhoun and Gaynell McNeal Chappell.

The family requests that memorials be directed to: In Memory of John Frank Chappell - Honoring his Grandson Hunter Tucker, Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt, Vanderbilt Children's Hospital, Attention: Gift Processing Office, PMB 407727 at 2301 Vanderbilt Place, Nashville, TN 37240-7727.

Sign online condolences at www.johnson-williamsfuneralhome.com


Herman Lee Cannon, 54, of Dyersburg, died Wednesday, March 23, 2011 at his residence.

He was a retired heavy equipment operator for Ford Construction and an avid hunter and fisherman.

Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday in the chapel of Dyersburg Funeral Home with Pastor Shannon Saliba and Minister Deborah Reasons officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery.

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

Survivors include his wife of 35 years, Jeannie Cannon of Dyersburg; three daughters, Stephanie Cannon, Pamela Cannon and Jeannie Marie Cannon, all of Dyersburg; two sisters, Betty Burns and husband, Tom, and Bernice Bolden, all of Dyersburg; a brother, Billy Wayne Cannon and wife, Barbara, of Dyersburg; and ten grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Bill and Katherine Turner Cannon.

Pallbearers will be Tim Burns, Kyle Seaton, Tyler Seaton, Chris Roberson, David Odell Roberson and Mike Henson.


Joyce Marie Riddick, 75, of Dyersburg, died Thursday, March 24, 2011 at Jackson Madison County General Hospital.

She was a retired clerk for the Social Security Administration and attended First United Pentecostal Church.

Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Fairview Cemetery with the Rev. Stanley Holland officiating. Dyersburg Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

The family will receive visitors from 5:30-8 p.m. Friday at Dyersburg Funeral Home.

Survivors include her husband, Jerry Riddick of Dyersburg; a son, Ken Riddick and wife, Lorri, of Dyersburg; two sisters, Vera Brayan and husband, Carl, of Grand Blanc, MI. and Joan Holland and husband, Stanley, of Jackson; two brothers, James T. Lee and wife, Grace Ann, and Gene Lee, all of Dyersburg; three grandchildren, Lucas Riddick, Kyndal Riddick and Jordyn Riddick; three nieces, Shrenda Barler of West Chicago, IL., Jill Brayan of Michigan and Lori Smith of Jackson; and two nephews, Jeff Brayan and Greg Brayan, both of Michigan.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Boss and Flossie White Lee.

Pallbearers will be Robert Riggs, Jeff Branham, Hubert Alexander, Clifton Alexander, Ray Lewis and David Lewis.

The family requests that memorials be directed to The Sanctuary Pentecostal Church or First United Pentecostal Church.