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Obituaries for April 8, 2011

Friday, April 8, 2011

Carrie Woods, 99, of Newbern, died Friday, April 1, 2011 at Ripley Healthcare Rehab Center.

She was a retired cook for Dyer County Schools and a member of St. John No. 1 Missionary Baptist Church in Newbern, where she served as usher, played piano, worked with the missionary ministry and helped mentor the youth of the church and community.

She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Earl Woods, and her half brother, Frank Van Dyke.

Services will be held Saturday, April 9 at 11 a.m. at St. John No. 1 Missionary Baptist Church in Newbern with Pastor Johnnie Jones officiating. Currie's Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


Maurice Goad of Finley died Thursday, April 7, 2011 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center.

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


Lavonda Lynette Mathis of Killeen, Texas, died March 29 in Temple, Texas.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Chisolm's Funeral Home in Copperas Cove, Texas.


John Willie Patterson, 71, of Ridgely, died Thursday, April 7, 2011 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Thompson's Mortuary.