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Obituaries for September 14, 2011

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Glenda Kaye Tilley Mann, 47, of Dyersburg, died Monday, Sept. 12, 2011 at The Bridge in Ridgely.

She was a CNA at Oakwood Manor.

Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Rehoboth Cemetery with the Rev. Perry Grills officiating.

The family will receive visitors today from 5-8 p.m. at Johnson-Williams Funeral Home.

Survivors include three sisters, Dorothy Branch (Jessie) and Cathy Ennis (Bill), both of Dyersburg, and Gloria Cooper (Phillip) of Newbern; three brothers, Tim Tilley, Otha Tilley and Roger Tilley, all of Dyersburg; an uncle, Luther Cowan of Newbern; a cousin, Lisa Hedgepath of Newbern; and 18 nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Doyle Edward and Margie Ella Cowan Tilley; and two sisters, Velma Tilley and Thelma Conley.

Pallbearers will be John Ketchum, Dustin Hendrix, Corey Hendrix, Patrick Hendrix, William Hendrix, Joseph Dorse, Johnathan Dorse and Jimmy Bingham.

Honorary pallbearer will be Michael Dorse.


Margarita Casanova Nieves, 77, of Antioch, Tenn., died Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011 at her residence.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Johnson-Williams Funeral Home with the Rev. Tommy Roper and the Rev. Bill Taylor officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery in Dyersburg.

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

Survivors include two daughters, Gloria Mendez of Bronx, N.Y., and Daisy Quinones of Roseville, Calif.; four sons, Edwin Figueroa of Orlando, Fla., Generoso Cruz and Miguel Cruz, both of Dyersburg, and German Cruz of San Juan, Puerto Rico; a sister, Felicita Garcia of Bayamon, Puerto Rico; two brothers, Cheo Garcia of Bayamon, Puerto Rico, and Vitin Garcia of Toa Alta, Puerto Rico; 23 grandchildren and a host of great- and great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Francisco Casanova and Honoria Nieves Casanova.

Pallbearers will be Edwin Figueroa, Miguel Cruz Sr., German Cruz, David Tate, Dolton Cruz, Miguel Cruz Jr. and Edwin Cruz.


Margaret Smith Reed, 61, of Dyersburg, died Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2011 at Regional Hospital in Jackson.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by HH Hudson Funeral Home.