Alma Gretchen Gibbons, 95, of the Tyson community near Rutherford, died Friday, Sept. 23, 2011 at Dyer Nursing Home.
She was a homemaker, a member of Yorkville Church of Christ and former member of the Newbern Saddle Club.
Services will be at 3 p.m. today at Johnson-Williams Funeral Home with Bro. Sean Sullivan officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery in Newbern.
The family will receive visitors today from 1 p.m. until service time at the funeral home.
Survivors include grandchildren Janice Smithson Wylie and husband Van, and Buddy Smithson and wife Betty, all of Rutherford; great-grandchildren Karin Smithson Featherston and husband Adam of Newbern, Laurin Smithson Rush and husband Jacob of Rutherford, and Justin Wylie and wife Jennifer of Dyersburg; great-great-grandchildren Case Featherston of Newbern and McKenzie Rush of Rutherford; and soon to join the family, Brintlee Wylie.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James Oliver Gibbons; a daughter, Rachel Gibbons Smithson; and her parents, Lacy D. and Alma Brown McKenzie.
Family will serve as pallbearers.
Sign online condolences at www.johnson-williamsfuneralhome.com
Pauline "Polly" Thrupp Jacobi, 97, of Dyersburg, died Wednesday, September 21, 2011 at Methodist Healthcare in Somerville, TN.
She was a faithful, devoted Christian, retired nurse, nature lover and a gifted artist. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Dyersburg.
She was survived in death by her two sons, Eugene Marr Jacobi ( Joann Jacobi) and Lawrence Earl Jacobi (Linda Jacobi), her sister, Catherine Kaiser and her daughter-in-law, Mary Jacobi. She had 12 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Graham Jacobi, two sons, Charles Edwin Jacobi, James Graham Jacobi and her sister Merry Thrupp.
A memorial service will be held at First Baptist Church of Dyersburg, Tennessee. Date and time to be announced.
In lieu of flowers, please send any memorials as a donation to First Baptist Church or any charity of your choice in memory of the deceased.