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Obituaries for March 31, 2011

Thursday, March 31, 2011

Wanda Kaye Autry, 65, of Dyersburg, died Sunday, March 27, 2011 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center.

She was a retired office manager for Oakwood Community Living Center and a member of The Rose of Sharon in Covington.

Memorial services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday in the chapel of Dyersburg Funeral Home with Pastor Carlton Rose officiating.

The family will receive visitors from 12-1 p.m. Saturday at Dyersburg Funeral Home.

Survivors include her daughter, Melissa Autry Floyd of Dyersburg; a brother, Thomas Autry and wife, Shirley, of Newbern; four grandchildren, Cecilia Floyd of Dyersburg, Matthew Floyd and Robert Thomas Floyd, both of McKenzie and Michael Floyd of Memphis; a nephew, David Autry of Newbern; a great niece, Shelby Autry of Newbern; and her best friend and caretaker, Joanne Eskew of Dyersburg.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Cecil and Dimple McKee Autry; and a grandson, Robert Tim Floyd, Jr.


Donald T. Russell, 62, of Dyersburg, died Tuesday, March 29, 2011 at Methodist University Hospital in Memphis.

He was a factory worker.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Tabernacle Baptist Church in Dyersburg. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery in Brownsville.

The family will receive visitors from noon-6 p.m. Friday at Currie's Funeral Home in Henning, and from noon-1 p.m. Saturday at the church.

Survivors include his wife, Frances Russell of Dyersburg; a daughter, Stephanie Russell of Dyersburg; a son, Rodney Turner of New Mexico; two stepdaughters, Connie Liggons and Franchesca Turner, both of Dyersburg; two sisters, Deborah Johns and Joyce Russell, both of Milwaukee, Wis.; two brothers, Zannie Russell of Dyersburg and Lawrence Russell Jr. of Chicago, Ill.; and three grandchildren.


Ronald B. Wiggins, 52, of Dyersburg, died Sunday, March 27, 2011 at Veteran's Hospital in Memphis. Ronald was a U.S. Army veteran. Visitations will held Saturday, April 2, 2011 at 11 a.m. at Word of Faith Church, Dyersburg. Funeral services will begin at noon. Bishop Bobby Nesbitt will be officiating. Survivors include his mother, Ruthie Wiggins of Dyersburg; (3) children Rhonda Wiggins, Chicago, Ill., Ronald Wiggins and Joshua Wiggins, Chicago, Ill.; (4) sisters, Maryon Moorer, Dyersburg, Sheila (Richard) Barnes, Kenton, Carolyn Johnson, Rockford, Ill., Victoria Huggard, Beloit, Wis.; (1) brother, Leo Wilingham, Maumelle, Ark.; (3) grandchildren. Pallbearers will be family and friends. Ronald was preceded in death by his father, James Wiggins. Online condolences may be given at www.cosmopolitanfuneralservice.net


Savanna Jo Harrison, infant daughter of Billy and Nikki Harrison of Dyer, died Tuesday at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center.

Graveside services for Savanna Jo will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Yorkville Cemetery.


Agnes Estes Key of Tiptonville died Wednesday, March 30, 2011 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center.

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


Ella Spencer, 89, of Ridgely, died today at The Bridge of Ridgely.

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