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Obituaries for July 3, 2011

Saturday, July 2, 2011

Terry Lee Ratliff, 61, of Yorkville, died Friday, July 1, 2011 at the Regional Medical Center in Memphis.

He was a machinist for Colonial Rubber Works, a member of Trimble First Assembly of God, Trenton Elks Lodge, Northwest HOG Chapter Motorcycle Club, a former member of the Moose Lodge, Dyersburg Country Club and Pinecrest Country Club in Dyer, and a Mason.

Services will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday at Dyersburg Funeral Home with the Rev. James Roberts and the Rev. Jerry Crouse officiating. Burial will be in Yorkville Cemetery.

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

Survivors include his wife of 20 years, Beverly Ratliff; a daughter, Leigh Ann Roberson of Dyersburg; two stepsons, Chris Bledsoe of Trenton and Jason Bledsoe of Yorkville; his mother, Littie Ratliff of Finley; a sister, Vickie Hollingsworth of Newbern; a brother, Kenneth Ratliff of Dyersburg; and a granddaughter, Taylor Roberson.

He was preceded in death by his father, Edward Lee Ratliff.

Pallbearers will be Tim Dunagan, Steve Littlejohn, John Wilson, Randy Hill, Chris Bledsoe and Doug Wilkerson.


Keith Wiggins, 34, of Dyersburg, died Thursday, June 30, 2011 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center.

He was a former CNA with Royal Care of Ridgely, member of Hillcrest Baptist Church and a former member of First Baptist Church in Ridgely.

Services will be at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at First Baptist Church in Ridgely with the Rev. Lynn King and the Rev. John Coleman officiating. Burial will be in Lake Memorial Gardens. Dyersburg Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

The family will receive visitors from 5:30-8 p.m. Saturday at the Ridgely Chapel of Dyersburg Funeral Home.

Survivors include his wife, Sandy Wiggins of Dyersburg; a brother, Christopher Hopper of Evansville, IN.; two nieces, Kimberlee Hopper and Skyler Hopper; a nephew, Cody Hopper; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Lois Hopper Wiggins.

Pallbearers will be Ed Benthal, Jeff George, Steve Epperson, Billy Johnson, Brian Fair and Daniel Sullivan.


Henry Campbell, 87, of Dyersburg, formally of Newbern, died Saturday at Dyersburg Manor.

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