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Obituaries for June 7, 2011

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Doyle E. Davis, 97, of Halls, died Saturday, June 4, 2011 at his residence.

He was a farmer and a member of Poplar Grove Cumberland Presbyterian Church since 1937.

Services will be at 3 p.m. today at Halls Funeral Home. Burial will be in Halls Cemetery.

Survivors include a daughter, Vanda Davis Shelton and husband, Daniel, of Halls; a sister, Jewell Powell of Hendersonville; and a granddaughter, Loir Shelton Longest and husband, Dr. Bruce Longest, of Bruce, Miss.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Etta (Broyles) Davis.

Pallbearers will be Rob Harris, Shane Harris, Justin Harris, Clay Dew, David Medlock and Eric Brooks.


Glen Dale Floyd, 51, of Ridgely, died Sunday, June 5, 2011 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center.

He was chief of police for the City of Ridgely and attended Ridgely First United Methodist Church.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Ridgely First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Craig Myreck officiating. Burial will be in New Haven Cemetery. Dyersburg Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

The family received visitors from 5:30-9 p.m. Monday at the church.

Survivors include his wife of 22 years, Amy Floyd of Ridgely; a daughter, Roxie Floyd of Ridgely; a son, John Floyd of Ridgely; his mother, Joyce Floyd of Ridgely; and two brothers, Alton Floyd of Kingman, Ariz. and Steve Floyd of Ridgely.

He was preceded in death by his father, Alvin "Bub" Floyd.

Pallbearers will be Kenny Lee, Perry Pierce, David Callens, Bryan Bargery, Johnny Barnes, Jimmy Dale Snyder, Bryan Avery and Robert Moore.


Anna Gwyn Smallwoood Groseclose, 60, of Marion, Va., passed away Saturday, June 4, 2011, after a brief illness.

She is survived by her husband of 38 years, Mark Reid Groseclose, of Marion, Va.; three children, Brooke Groseclose, of Arlington, Virginia, Reid Groseclose, of Raleigh, NC, and Chase Groseclose, of Richmond, Va. Other survivors include her mother Mary Smallwood, of Kingsport; her sister and brother-in-law Carol Smallwood and Glenn Franks of Dyersburg; and two nieces, Ashleigh Curtis of Dyersburg, and Paige Franks of Murfreesboro.

Her father, Charles Smallwood, preceded her in death. A native of Kingsport, Tennessee, Gwyn attended Dobyns-Bennett High School and graduated from the University of Tennessee with a B.A. in Elementary Education. She and Mark returned to his home town of Marion, Va., in 1979, where she became an active member of First United Methodist Church and a teacher in the Smyth County school system, most recently teaching 8th grade math at Marion Middle School. She leaves behind her loving family and many dear friends, colleagues, and students in the Marion community.

Visitation will be held at Seaver-Brown Funeral Home on Monday, June 6, 2011 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Funeral services will be held at First United Methodist Church with Reverend Jonathan Jonas officiating on Tuesday, June 7, 2011 at 11:00 a.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Holston United Methodist Home for Children, P.O. Box 188, Greeneville, TN, 37744, www.holstonhome.org.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the family at www.seaverbrown.com. Seaver-Brown Funeral Service and Crematory is serving the Groseclose Family.


Robert D. Hubbard, 79, of Dyersburg, TN died Saturday, June 4, 2011 at his residence. He was an Army Veteran of the Korean War.

Funeral services for Mr. Hubbard will be at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, June 7, 2011 in the Chapel of Curry Funeral Home with Bishop Larry Hayes officiating. Interment will follow in Dyer County Memorial Gardens.

The Hubbard family will receive visitors Monday evening from 5-8 pm at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Terry Nale, Johnny Butler, Jayme Hubbard, Jimmy Sentell, Andrew Sentell and James Crews.

Survivors include his companion of 12 years Maydell Joyce Basso of Dyersburg, 2 daughters Charlotte Sue Slater and husband Robert of Madison, MS and Carla Mooney and husband Charles of Memphis, TN, 1 son Robert Michael Hubbard and wife Angie of Hornlake, MS, 1 sister, Mary Gladys Taylor and companion Cecil Parker of Dyersburg, TN, 6 grandchildren, Kristin Williamson, Emily Green, James Hubbard, Maranda Bunker, Leslie Lindsay and Andrea Slater and 4 great-grandchildren, Christina Slater, Kayson Hubbard, Olivia Bunker and Tyler Williamson.

He was preceded in death by his wife Robbie Sue Anderson Hubbard, his parents Hubbie Lee and Emmer Catherine Camper Hubbard, 1 sister, Flora Mae Hubbard and 3 brothers, Tom Hubbard, Ewing Hubbard and Douglas Hubbard.

Online condolences are available on our website- www.curryfuneral.com


Mary Ellen Maupin, 76, of Dyersburg, died Saturday, June 4, 2011 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center.

She was a retired secretary for Home Beneficial Life Insurance Company and a member of Calvary Hill Baptist Church.

Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. Monday at Fairview Cemetery with the Rev. Mickey Hanks officiating. Dyersburg Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

The family received visitors from 1-1:45 p.m. Monday at Dyersburg Funeral Home.

Survivors include her daughter, Mitzi Willis and husband, David Lynn, of Newbern; three sisters, Betty Criswell of Van Buren, Ark., Virginia Hay and Loretta Lee, both of Dyersburg; and a grandchild, Carlton Willis of Newbern.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Guy and Vada Hicks Carlton; and a brother, Bill Carlton.

Pallbearers will be John Lee, H.P. Smith, Jimmy Hicks, Johnny Hicks, Lynn Hicks, Mark Bessent and Byrl Criswell.


Emily Baker, 64, of Dyersburg, died Monday, June 6, 2011 at her residence.

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


Beatrice Permenter, 88, of Dyersburg, died Monday, June 6, 2011 at Dyersburg Regional Hospital.

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


Clarence Thedford, 79, of Dyersburg, died Sunday, June 5, 2011, at his residence.

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