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Obituaries for June 3, 2011

Friday, June 3, 2011

Clinda Regina Frye, 47, of Newbern, died Tuesday, May 31, 2011 at Gibson County General Hospital.

She was a homemaker.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Johnson-Williams Funeral Home with the Rev. Tommy Sanders officiating. Burial will be in Yorkville Cemetery.

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

Survivors include her husband, Larry Gene Frye of Newbern; a daughter, Terra Young of Union City; a stepdaughter, Kellie Ross of Dyersburg; two stepsons, Greg Frye of Newbern, and Larry Frye II of Dyersburg; two sisters, Delorna Campbell of Union City, and Candy Coons of Wilmington, Ohio; two brothers, Jerry Buchanan and Dana Buchanan, both of Union City; and two grandsons, Hunter Young and Dillion Young, both of Union City.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Georgia Lawrence Buchanan.

Pallbearers will be Greg Frye, Larry Frye II, Harold Jackson, Jerry Buchanan, Dana Buchanan and Dennis Campbell.

Sign online condolences at www.johnson-williamsfuneralhome. com


Eva Tubbe McDonald, 87, of Dyersburg, died Wednesday, June 1, 2011 at Dyersburg Manor Nursing Center.

She was a homemaker.

Graveside services will be at 4 p.m. Friday at Palestine Cemetery in Bruceville with the Rev. Ronnie Turner officiating. Dyersburg Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

The family will receive visitors from 2:30-3:30 p.m. Friday at Dyersburg Funeral Home.

Survivors include her daughter, Deloris Cody Miranda of Phoenix, AZ.; two nieces, Pat Tines and Reba Wright, both of Somerville; a nephew, Terry Mosley of Dyersburg; five grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husbands, George Tubbe and James McDonald; her parents, Chester and Mazie Hart Mitchell; two sisters, Flora Mosley and Laura Mitchell; and four brothers, Lloyd Mitchell, Cecil Mitchell, Calvin Mitchell and Eddie Mitchell.

Nephews will serve as pallbearers.


Clara "Big Mama" Louise Pulliam, 67, of Dyersburg, died Tuesday, May 31, 2011 at the Regional Medical Center in Memphis. Cosmopolitan Funeral Services is in charge arrangements.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, June 4, 2011 at 1 p.m. at Bruce Community Center, 801 Vernon St. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until time of service. Eulogist will be Pastor Larry Lee and the Rev. Randy Taylor. Burial will be held in Memorial Park Cemetery, Dyersburg.

Survivors include: Husband, Melvin Pulliam, Louisville ,Ky.; Daughters, Tesa L. Gause, Louisville, Ky. Tammy L. Mallory, Jackson; Sons, Mark M. (Rhonda) Gause, Jackson, Darryl D. Mallory, Dyersburg; 10 Grandchildren, six Great-Grandchildren. Pallbearers: William Gause, Kevin Gause, La Bradford Gause, Omar Marsh, Jaylin Tyson, Mandell Arnold and Tony Kimmins.

Online condolences may be given at www.cosmopolitanfuneralservices.net


James Allen "Jim" Hampton, 82, of Dyersburg, died Thursday, June 2, 2011 at his residence.

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


Dorothy Jean Willis of Dyersburg died Thursday at her residence.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Johnson-Williams Funeral Home.