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Obituaries for October 5, 2011

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Bro. Tommie Linden Hughes, 68, of Dyersburg, died Tuesday, October 4, 2011 at his residence.

He was a minister and member of Chic Church of God and a former 20-year employee of Heckethorn Mfg.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Independent Free Holiness Church with the Rev. Calvin Smith and the Rev. Jacky Goad officiating. Burial will be in Sorrells Chapel Cemetery. Dyersburg Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

The family will receive visitors from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday at Dyersburg Funeral Home and from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday at the church.

Survivors include his wife of 47 years, Rosemary Hughes of Dyersburg; two daughters, Susan Redden of Dyersburg and Janet Hughes of Nashville; a son, Tommy Lynn Hughes of Dyersburg; three sisters, Sue Englehart of Tupelo, MS., Peggy Birmingham of Trenton and Ruth Reagan of Dyersburg; two brothers, Douglas Hughes of Dyersburg and Terry Hughes of Selmer; three grandchildren, Leah Butler and husband, Matt, Drendia Redden and Joshua Hughes, all of Dyersburg; and three great-grandchildren, Jacob Redden, Jackson Redden and Jayden Hughes, all of Dyersburg.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Tommie and Sudie Holloway Hughes; and two sisters, Hazel Hughes and Olean Simpson.

Pallbearers will be Royce McGuire, Larry Bizzle, Lanny Vestal, Joe Smith, Lloyd Smith and Jerry Dunevant. Honorary pallbearers will be Bobby Kelley and Hayden Kelley.


Cathy Ann Sanford Roy, 51, of Dyersburg, died Monday, October 3, 2011 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center.

She was a homemaker and attended Trinity Baptist Church.

Memorial services will be at 3 p.m. Friday in the chapel of Dyersburg Funeral Home with the Rev. Mac Daniels officiating.

The family will receive visitors from 2-3 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Survivors include her two daughters, Jammie Sanford James and Brandy Gail Barker, both of Dyersburg; three brothers, Kenneth Junior Sanford, Steven Wayne Sanford and wife, Cindy, and David Adrian Cortes, all of Obion; three grandchildren, Kayla Ann Cox, Jacob Banks and Katlynn Elizabeth Stafford; two nephews; and a niece.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Nora Ann Cortes; her father, Kenneth Howard Sanford; three sisters, Betty Jean Sanford, Beverly Elizabeth Sanford and Vicky Lee Sanford; her grandmother, Minnie L. Dickerson; and an uncle, Donald Hopper.

The family requests that memorials be directed to Dyersburg/Dyer County Humane Society.


James E. Hailey, 81, died Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2011.

Graveside services will be held Thursday at Mt. Ararat cemetery near Troy at 1:30 p.m. Halls Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.