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Obituaries for February 3, 2012

Friday, February 3, 2012

Ernestine Rook King, 81, of Dyersburg, died Wednesday, February 1, 2012 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center.

She was a homemaker and a member of Northside Church of Christ.

Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Fairview Cemetery with Bro. Jeff McClain officiating. Dyersburg Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

The family will receive visitors from 1-1:45 p.m. Friday at Dyersburg Funeral Home.

Survivors include her daughter, Sandra Minley of Dyersburg; two sons, Johnny King and Brian King, both of Dyersburg; two sisters, Margaret Johnson and Maxie King, both of Dyersburg; eleven grandchildren, Pennie Bailey, T.J. Minley, Justin Humphreys, Darion King, Megan Smith, Adam King, Darrell King, Christy Ozment, Lindsey King, Shelby Ford and Roy Prince; and ten great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Waymon Hall King; a daughter, Mary Ann Prince; a son, David King; her parents, Avery T. and Katie Evans Rook; a sister, Christine Palmer; and a brother, Bill Rook.

Pallbearers will be James Palmer, Steve Palmer, Tim Palmer, Eddie Palmer, Robert King, Thomas King, Mark Johnson and Phillip Johnson.


Patrick Dean McCoy, 43, died at the Regional Hospital in Jackson on January 31, 2012.

A familiar figure in the Dyersburg community, Pat was a mechanic by trade. He spent most of his life in the Brinkley, Arkansas community, where many family members still remain.

His immediate family that mourn his passing are his wife, Melissa McCoy (Dyersburg) daughter, Kristy McCoy (Brinkley), step-sons, Tommy Maier (Cave City, AR), Louis McCoy, III, DeWayne McCoy both of (Dyersburg), two brothers, Darrin McCoy and wife, Cindy (Pottsville, AR), William McCoy (Brinkley), one sister, Sandra Green and husband, Jerry (Brinkley), grandchild, Chloe McCoy.

Visitation 6-8PM Friday, Chapel Services 10:00AM Saturday both at Bob Neal & Sons Funeral Home in Brinkley. Interment will follow at 2:00PM at the Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Center Ridge, Arkansas.

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