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Obituaries for November 3, 2011

Thursday, November 3, 2011

Charles Thomas Bradley, 60, of Asheboro, NC, formerly of Dyersburg, TN, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, October 30, 2011.

A memorial service is scheduled for 2:00 pm Saturday, November 5, 2011, at North Side Free Will Baptist Church with Rev. Cecil Tucker officiating.

A native of Dyer County, TN, Mr. Bradley was born July 1, 1951. He was the son of Sue Fair Bradley, of Dyersburg, TN, and the late Max Bradley. He was a graduate of Dyer County High School, Class of 1970. He was a member and attended faithfully at North Side Free Will Baptist Church in Randleman. Mr. Bradley was a long distance truck driver for over 25 years. He was a loving husband and father.

Mr. Bradley, in addition to his mother, is survived by his wife, Angie Taylor Bradley, of the home; sons, Brian Bradley and wife, Melissa, Scott Bradley, all of Randleman; stepdaughter, Jessica Taylor, of East Point, GA; stepson, Joshua Taylor and wife, Jessica, of Charleston, WV; sisters, Barb Bradley, Marilyn Sawyers, Sherry Bradley, all of Newbern, TN, Charlotte Bradley, of Russellville, KY; grandchildren, David Taylor, Lexy Taylor, Paisley Taylor, all of Charleston, WV, and Canaan Taylor, of the home.

The family will receive friends for one hour prior to the memorial service at the church.

Memorials may be made to North Side Free Will Baptist Church, 921 Hub Morris Road, Randleman, NC 27317.

The family would like to thank Dr. Martin Webb and the staff at the Asheboro Kidney Center and Community Home Care and Hospice for the care given to Charles.

Tributes may be sent to the family at www.ridgefuneralhome.com.

William Peery Tubbs

A native of Dyer County, Tennessee, William Peery Tubbs was born on December 4, 1921 at Boothspoint. He is preceded in death by his wife, Ester Lee Jennings Tubbs; his parents, Carl and Oberia Peery Tubbs; three brothers, Quinton Tubbs, Jim Tubbs and Chad Tubbs; a sister, June Tubbs Wiley; a grandson, Gregory Heath Tidwell and a stillborn daughter, Mary Anne Tubbs.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Friday in the chapel of Dyersburg Funeral Home with the Rev. Lynn King and Mrs. Alice Anne Wake officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery.

The family will receive visitors from 5:30-8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

He is survived by his three daughters, Alice Anne Tubbs Wake (Jim), Nancy Tubbs Boutwell (Bill) and Joyce Tubbs Thompson; grandchildren: Phillip Dale Tidwell II, Peyton William Stevens (Ashley), Emy Katherine Thompson; great-grandchildren, Claire Anne Tidwell, Bailey Caroline Tidwell, Jocelyn Meleia Stevens; his brother Ted Tubbs, sister-in-laws, Grace Jennings Davidson and Peggy Tubbs.

During his business years, he worked for many companies including Western Associates and Texas Refinery Products and was a U.S. Army Veteran of WWII. After serving his country, he returned home to his wife in Dyersburg in January 1946.

Of utmost importance to him was his membership at Hillcrest Baptist Church, where he enjoyed teaching a men's class for over 50 years.

A Christian man, he helped many friends, family and strangers in their times of need. Among his talents were his love of letter writing and story-telling.

His smile, laugh, and wonderful sense of humor will be missed by all of us.

Members of Friendship Men's Sunday School Class of Hillcrest Baptist Church will serve as pallbearers.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be directed to The Tommy Lipford and Betty Parker Humane Society or to the Dyersburg Okeena Park.

David Headden of Newbern died Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011 at his residence.

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