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Obituaries for September 23, 2011

Friday, September 23, 2011

Ted Ennis, 64, of Tiptonville, died Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2011 at his residence. He worked as a correctional officer for Northwest Tennessee Correctional Facility.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, 2011 in the Ridgely Chapel of Curry Funeral Home with Bro. Carl Southerland officiating. Interment will follow in New Haven Cemetery. Curry Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

The family will receive visitors Friday September 23, 2011 from 5 until 8 p.m. at Curry Funeral Home in Ridgely.

Survivors include his wife, Jean Gurien Ennis of Tiptonville; one daughter, Gina Edgin Powell of Dyersburg; three sons, Jason Ennis, Heath Ennis, and Tony Edgin all of Dyersburg; three sisters, Carolyn Garrison of Murray, Ky., Shelia Harris and Marilyn Waits both of Henning, TN., one brother, Eddie Ennis of Paris, TN.; and one grandchild, Matt Powell of Dyersburg.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Gentry Ennis and Wava Perry Evans.

Pallbearers will be Gary Criswell, Johnny Cochran, Eugene McLean, Jonathan Lebo, Richard Roberson, and Wiley Hutcherson Jr.

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


Curtis Ronald Hinson, Sr., 69, of Dyersburg, died Wednesday, September 21, 2011 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center.

He was a retired jailor and dispatcher for Dyer County Sheriff's Department, a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War and was a Baptist.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in the chapel of Dyersburg Funeral Home with Bro. John Huse Robinson officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery.

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

Survivors include his wife, Carmen Hinson of Dyersburg; two daughters, Adel Harris of Dyersburg and Vickie Shields of Bluford, IL.; five sons, Ralph Hinson of Henderson, Curtis "Ronnie" Hinson, Jr., Daron Hinson and Derick Hinson, all of Dyersburg and Mike Hinson of Newbern; a sister, Margaret Goad of Dyersburg; two brothers, Dewey "Doc" Hinson, Jr. of Hohenwald and Dwight Hinson, of Dyersburg; his companion, Judy Hutching of Dyersburg; sixteen grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and two caregivers, Carol Tyler and Angela Hutching.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Dewey and Eula Loines Hinson; a son-in-law, Jerry "Stretch" Shields; a grandson, Curtis R. Hinson III; and a brother, Alvin Leon Hinson.

Pallbearers will be Daron Hinson, Derick Hinson, Bradley Bane, Ryan Shields, Mitchell Shane Hinson and Michael Seth Ludwig.


Alma Cooper Rumley, 90, of Dyersburg, died Thursday, September 22, 2011 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center.

She was a retired press operator for Trimble Manufacturing and a member of West Dyersburg Church of Christ.

Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Dyer County Memorial Gardens with Bro. Carl Mills and Mr. Wendell West officiating. Dyersburg Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

The family will receive visitors from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday at Dyersburg Funeral Home.

Survivors include her daughter, Joyce Burns of Dyersburg; a sister, Imojean Hurt of Portageville, MO.; two grandchildren, Danna Walker and Bobby Lee, Jr., both of Dyersburg; and five great-grandchildren, Dakoda Lee, Mackenzie Walker, Macye Walker, Eli Walker and Ellie Walker.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Leon Rumley; a sister, Thelma Pugh; six brothers, Troy Cooper, Roy Cooper, E.J. Cooper, Granville Cooper, Alvin Cooper and Raymond "Bus" Cooper; and a great-granddaughter, Shalee Lee.

Pallbearers will be Adrian Hargrove, Jr., Mitchell Lacy, Michael Lacy, John Chatman, David Palmer and Tracy Eison. Honorary pallbearers will be David Walker, Art Brissie and James Cooper.