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Obituaries for November 29, 2011

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Roberta Hinson, 65, of Dyersburg, died Sunday, Nov. 27, 2011 at her residence.

She was a homemaker.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday in the chapel of Johnson-Williams Funeral Home with the Rev. Mac Daniels officiating.

The family will receive visitors from 4-7 p.m. today at the funeral home. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery in Newbern.

Survivors include her husband of 50 1/2 years, Billy W. Hinson of Dyersburg; a daughter Selina Daniels and husband, Mike, of Dyersburg; four sons, Justin Hinson and wife, Brandi, Curtis Hinson and wife, Teresa, Jeff Hinson and wife, Tracey, and Allen Hinson and wife, Glenda, all of Dyersburg; two sisters, Charlotte Walters of Gibson and Priscilla Bratcher and husband, Robert of Brazil, Tenn.; two brothers, Randall Williams and wife, Glenda, of Brazil, Tenn. and Wesley Williams and wife, Virgie of Pleasantville; 13 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Flake and Flora Lynch Williams; and two sisters, Carolyn Bates and Lorene Williams.

Pallbearers will be Justin Hinson, Curtis Hinson, Jeff Hinson and Allen Hinson. Honorary pallbearer will be Barry Daniels.

You may sign online condolences at johnsonwilliamsfuneralhome.com.


Charles "Sonny" Whitman Jr., 54, of Dyersburg, died Monday, November 28, 2011 at his residence.

He was an auto body repair technician for Brasfield Body Shop.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the chapel of Dyersburg Funeral Home with the Rev. Kenny Chessor officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery.

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

Survivors include his son, Gregory David Whitman of Memphis; his mother, Betty Delashmit of Dyersburg; a sister, Valerie Vestal and husband, Tim, of Dyersburg; and two grandchildren, Noah Whitman and Annabelle Whitman.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Jeff Whitman.

Pallbearers will be James "Smitty" Smith, Mike Brasfield, Duran Vestal, Barry Fowler, Wayne Vestal and John Whitman Jr.


Fred "Tamp" Mathis, 81, of Dyersburg, died Sunday, Nov. 27, 2011 at his residence.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Cosmopolitan Funeral Services.


Frances Ann 'Fran' Curry Yarbro, 76, of Dyersburg, died Monday, Nov. 28, 2011 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center.

Services are incomplete at this time and will be announced later by Curry Funeral Home.