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Obituaries for May 4, 2011

Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Joe Thomas Boone, 37, of Dyersburg, died Monday, May 2, 2011 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Union City.

He was a self-employed construction worker.

Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Dyer County Memorial Gardens with Bro. Mac Daniels officiating.

The family will receive visitors from 5-8 p.m. Thursday at Johnson-Williams Funeral Home.

Survivors include his parents, Roy Boone and Cheryl Johnson, both of Dyersburg; three sisters, Melissa Hardin and husband, William, of Newbern, Deborah Capps and Kristin Hammond, both of Dyersburg; and a brother, Roy Boone of Dyersburg.

Pallbearers will be Roy Boone, William Hardin, Jimmy Lee Pleasant, Blake Pilgrim, Ty Capps and Cary Dale Enochs. Honorary pallbearers will be Jason Escue, Chad Hicks and Coby Kimbrell.

Sign online condolences at www.johnson-williamsfuneralhome. com


Irene Elizabeth "Beth" Haynes, 87, of Tiptonville, died Monday, May 2, 2011 at Jackson Madison County General Hospital.

She was a retired bookkeeper for Federal Compress, member of Holy Angels Catholic Church, she was active in Tiptonville Women's Club, Tiptonville Library, past President of PTA, and a poll worker for many years for the Lake County Election Commission.

A private family Mass will be at 9 a.m. Friday at Holy Angels Catholic Church with Father Robert Stellini officiating. Burial will be at New Haven Cemetery. Dyersburg Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include her two sons, Charles A. Haynes of Sanford, NC. and Brian M. Haynes of Dana Point, CA.; a sister, Delores Higdon of Libertyville, IL.; and three grandchildren, Michael Haynes, Jennifer Haynes and Kimberly Morris.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Derrell H. "Billy" Haynes; and her parents, Charles and Irene Dagger Graf.

Dyersburg Funeral Home Staff will serve as pallbearers.

The family requests that memorials be directed to Holy Angels Catholic Church.


Lisa Michelle Newhouse, 42, of Dyersburg, died Monday, May 2, 2011 at her residence.

She was a homemaker.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday in the chapel of Dyersburg Funeral Home with Mr. Larry Fowlkes officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery.

The family will receive visitors from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Survivors include her husband, Jackie Lynn Newhouse of Dyersburg; a daughter, Erica Newhouse of Dyersburg; two sons, Westley Newhouse of Dyersburg and Randall Newhouse of La Crosse, WI.; her mother, Doris Riggs of Dyersburg; two sisters, Debbie Blunk of Dover and Vickie Henson of Dyersburg; three brothers, Steve Riggs, Tony Riggs and Darren Riggs, all of Dyersburg; and a granddaughter, Layla Newhouse of La Crosse, WI.

She was preceded in death by her father, Elvis D. Riggs.

Pallbearers will be Heath Rogers, Jason Pilkerton, Todd Henson, Garry Hinson, Dustin Campbell and Randy Campbell.


Montelle H. Weaver, 79, of Dyersburg, died Sunday, May 1, 2011 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center.

She was a retired nurse aide for Parkview Hospital and a homemaker.

Survivors include three sons, Bob Weaver and wife Lee Anne of Murfressboro, Travis Weaver, and Ronnie Weaver and wife Sharon, all of Dyersburg; three grandchildren, Lynn Weaver, Matthew Weaver and Elizabeth Weaver of Murfressboro; and two step-grandchildren, Allison Hodge and Zach Hodge, both of Dyersburg.

Mrs. Weaver was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond Weaver; and parents Finis and Ida Reasons Hopper.

Memorial services will be held 3 p.m. Saturday, May 7, 2011 in the Chapel of Johnson-Williams Funeral Home. Officiating this service will be the Rev. Ronnie Turner. The family has asked that memorials be directed to the Community Cancer Fund, P.O. Box 1002, Dyersburg, TN 38024.


Michael Eugene Willover, 57, of Finley, died Monday, May 2, 2011 at St. Francis Hospital in Memphis.

He was a truck driver and a member of Finley Baptist Church.

Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Bellevernon Cemetery with Bro. Charlie Halliburton officiating. Dyersburg Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

The family will receive visitors from 4:30-8 p.m. Wednesday at Dyersburg Funeral Home.

Survivors include his wife, Donna Willover of Finley; three daughters, Debra J. McDavid of Russellville, KY., Erica Martin of Ridgely and Regina Rattiger of Memphis; two sons, Daniel C. Sane of Monroe Center, IL. and Bobby Ray Willover of Cullowhee, NC.; a sister, Brenda Bickle of Arcade, NY.; nine grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Paul and Mary Belle Jerge Willover.

Pallbearers will be Devan Pierce, Dylan Widner, Wade White, Robert Rattiger, Michael Martin, Ronnie Shaw, Tommy Smith and James Smith.


Martha E. Horn, 92, of St. Louis, Mo. died Monday, May 2, 2011 at Pemiscot County memorial Hospital in Hayti, Mo.

Services are incomplete at this time and will be announced later by Curry Funeral Home.


Mary McIntosh of Obion died Tuesday at Dyer Nursing Home.

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