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Obituaries for May 22, 2011

Sunday, May 22, 2011

Finis Fisher, 94, of Dyersburg, died Friday, May 20, 2011 at The Highlands of Dyersburg.

He was a retired meat cutter, a Pentecostal, and an avid gardener, fisherman and hunter.

A celebration of his life will be held graveside at 2 p.m. today at Dyer County Memorial Gardens with Novis Fisher officiating.

The family will receive visitors from 12:30-1:30 p.m. today at Dyersburg Funeral Home.

Survivors include his wife of 71 years, Dorothy Fisher of Dyersburg; a daughter, Mary Alice Waldron of Hattiesburg, Miss.; two sons, Dennis Ray Fisher and Douglas Wayne Fisher, both of Dyersburg; two brothers, Novis Fisher and George Fisher, both of Bonicord; five grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild.

Pallbearers will be Ty Fisher, Ricky Fisher, Junior Fisher, Billy Fisher, Adam Fisher and Steve Cooley.


Virgil Ramey Sr., 72, of Dyersburg, died Thursday, May 19, 2011 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center.

He was a retired machine operator for Poly One, formerly attended Southside Assembly of God and a member of Senior Circle.

Services will be at 3 p.m. Sunday in the chapel of Dyersburg Funeral Home with Rev. Don Williams and the Rev. Lynn Drumwright officiating. Burial will be in Dyer County Memorial Gardens.

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

Survivors include his wife, Nellie Frances Ramey of Dyersburg; three daughters, Betty Jean Roberts and husband, Steve, and Rochelle Ramey, all of Dyersburg and Cathy Diane Ramey of Newbern; three sons, Virgil E. Ramey, Jr., Lester Ramey and Eddie Ramey and wife, Pattie, all of Dyersburg; two sisters, Minnie Jean Criswell of Millsfield and Alice Gruggett of Greenfield; three brothers, Ernest Ramey of Newbern, George Ramey and Eugene Ramey, both of Dyersburg; ten grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Cube Smith "Doc" and Ruby McKee Ramey; a daughter, Brenda Jean Ramey; four brothers, Robert Ramey, Buckey Ramey, Raymond Ramey and Roland Ramey; and a great-grandson, Michael Alexander Overton.

Pallbearers will be Marcus Baggett, Eric Roberts, Steven Roberts, Stevie Conder, Alvin Lee Neal and Franklin Neal.


Joyce Ann "Jo Jo" Allen, 42, of Halls, died Tuesday, May 17, 2011 at her residence.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Halls Funeral Home.


Thomas Stallings Lipford of Dyersburg died Saturday, May 21, 2011 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center.

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