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Obituaries for June 12, 2011

Saturday, June 11, 2011

Patricia Hudson, 61, of Finley, died Friday, June 10, 2011 at her home.

Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Mt. Moriah Cemetery near Troy.

Visitation will be Monday from 10-10:30 a.m. at White-Ranson Funeral Home in Union City.

Survivors include a daughter, Cheryl Hudson of Finley; a son, Jerry Hudson Jr. of Finley; three sisters, Judith Long of Union City, Barbara Strieler of Dyersburg and Teresa LaRose of Florida; and three grandchildren, Madison Sunshine Hudson of Finley, and Brittney Lashay Johnson and Chaunce Laue Fountain, both of Florida.

She was preceded in death by her parents, J.W. and Velma French Bryant; two sisters, Brenda Hendrix and Glenda Long; and a brother, Paul William Bryant.

Pallbearers will be family and friends.


Stuart "Greg" Gregory Norman, 48, of Cordova, died Saturday, June 11, 2011 at Baptist Hospital in Memphis.

He was a member of First Baptist Church.

Graveside services will be at 3 p.m. Monday at Oak Ridge Cemetery in Kennett, MO. with the Rev. Lynn King officiating. Dyersburg Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

The family will receive visitors from 5:30-8 p.m. Sunday at Dyersburg Funeral Home.

Survivors include his mother, Jo Nell Norman of Dyersburg; his father, Lewis Norman and wife, Carolyn, of Dyersburg; a brother, Kevin Norman and wife, Deborah, of Dyersburg; a niece, Laura Clements and husband, Chris; and a nephew, Kyle Norman and wife, Gina.

The family requests that memorials be directed to West Tennessee Family Solutions, 7980 N. Brother Blvd. Suite 101, Bartlett, TN 38133.


Betty Faye Tirey, 79, of Dyersburg, died Friday, June 10, 2011 at Jackson Madison County General Hospital.

She was a homemaker, member of Finley Baptist Church and a member of Young at Heart.

Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. today at Dyer County Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Charlie Halliburton officiating. Dyersburg Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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

Survivors include her daughter, Dian Dawson and husband, Bill, of Dyersburg; two sons, Melvin Tirey and wife, Cathy, of Finley and Kenneth Tirey and wife, Angie, of Newbern; and two grandchildren, Amanda Dawson of Jackson and Brad Beasley of Frog Jump.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Casey Tirey; her parents, Johnny and Lucy Brigance Glozier; and two brothers, J.W. Glozier and Everett Glozier.

Pallbearers will be members of Finley Baptist Church.

The family requests that memorials be directed to Finley Baptist Church or to the West Tennessee Children's Home.


James Bessent Via Jr., 65, of Dyersburg died Thursday, June 9, 2011 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center.

Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. today at Fairview Cemetery in Dyersburg with Bro. Neal Chatham officiating. Johnson-Williams Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Survivors include two daughters, Wendy White (James) of Finley and Candy Lineberry (Tommy) of Dyersburg; a son, James Via III of Dyersburg; two sisters, Kitty Hughes of Finley and Tellie Mai Crowson of Dyersburg; and seven grandchildren, Jacob White, Mitchell White, Cody Lineberry, Dusty Lineberry, Ashley Lineberry, James Via IV and Crystal Via.

He was preceded in death by his parents, James Bessent Via Sr. and Clara Bell Via (Metcalf); a sister, Ruth Hardwick; and a brother, J.T. Ephlin.