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Obituaries for November 22, 2011

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Emma Jean Dotson, 82, of Ridgely, died Sunday, November 20, 2011 at Henry County Nursing Home in Paris, TN.

She was a retired waitress for Lakeview Restaurant. She was a Baptist.

Services will be at 12 noon Wednesday in the Tiptonville Chapel of Dyersburg Funeral Home with Bro. James Dotson officiating. Burial will be in Lake Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive visitors from 10 a.m.-12 noon Wednesday at the funeral home.

Survivors include her sister, Mary Lee of Paris; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Herbert Jr. Dotson; two sons, Danny Dotson and Larry Dotson; her parents, Boge and Bessie Applewhite Bell; and a sister, Othelia Chesser.

Pallbearers will be Jason Thomas, Dale Paschall, Josh Mills, Matthew Dunn, Anthony Hines and Jacob Williams.


Richard L. Wright, 52, of Victoria, Texas died Sunday, Nov. 13, 2011. He was born October 7, 1959 in Macon, Georgia to the late Roger and Louise Wright.

He is survived by his fiancée Traci Green, of Victoria; two daughters, Taylor Ann Wright, and Bailey Neile Wright of Hamilton, Alabama; a sister, Nancy Karen Wright of Memphis; Roger Lynn (Pam) Wright of Beach Bluff; two nieces, Robbie Wright and Jessica Wright; and he is survived by his beloved companion, his dog, Sonny; and a host of friends he made in his travels across the country.

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Grace Funeral Home in Victoria, Texas, with Pastor Tim Williams officiating. A private family burial will take place at a later date.


Clady Lois Jones, 62, of Ridgely, died Sunday, Nov. 20, 2011 at Baptist East Hospital in Memphis.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Dyersburg Funeral Home.