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Obituaries for May 10, 2011

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

James Roby Martin, 71, of Dyersburg, died Sunday, May 8, 2011 at his residence.

He was a retired surveyor for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and an U.S. Army veteran.

Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Fairview Cemetery with the Rev. Brent Rashall officiating. Dyersburg Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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

Survivors include his wife of 44 years, Shirley Glisson Martin of Dyersburg; a daughter, Michelle Martin of Dyersburg; two sons, Chuck Martin and wife, Judy, and Kevin Martin, all of Dyersburg; his mother, Martha L. Martin of Covington; a sister, Barbara Shields and husband, Aaron, of Beverly Hills, FL; a brother, Bill Martin and wife, Judy, of Covington; and a grandson, Staff Sergeant Keith Martin of Miramar, CA.

He was preceded in death by his father, Leland Martin.

Pallbearers will be Troy McCallum, Brian Sawyers, Anthony Inman, Larry Christian, Wade Martin and James Sansom.


Hollis Wayne Adams, 69, of Friendship, died Saturday, May 7, 2011 at St. Peters Villas in Memphis.

Services were held Monday at Halls Funeral Home. Burial was in Fairview Cemetery in Dyersburg.


Isaac Antonio Akins, 23, of Dyersburg, died Saturday, May 7,2011 at The Med in Memphis.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Cosmopolitan Funeral Services.


Arlene Claiborne, 97, of Oklahoma City, Okla., formerly of Dyersburg, died Sunday, May 8, 2011 at Bellevue Nursing Center in Oklahoma City.

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


Kate Louise May White, 93, of Dyersburg, died Sunday, May 8, 2011 at her residence.

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