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Obituaries for March 22, 2012

Thursday, March 22, 2012

Mrs. Virginia Smith Baggett, 75, of Dyersburg, formerly of Ridgely, died Tuesday, March 20, 2012 at Jackson Madison County General Hospital. She was a member of the Church of Christ.

Funeral services for Mrs. Baggett will be at 2:00 p.m. Friday, March 23, 2012 at the Wynnburg Baptist Church conducted by Reverend Larry Byassee. Interment will follow in New Haven Cemetery. Curry Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

The family will receive visitors on Thursday, March 22nd from 5 until 8 p.m. at the church.

Survivors include her daughter, Rebecca Bryant and husband Carl of Dyersburg, 2 sisters, Louise Artis and husband Paul and Flossie Barker, both of Huntsville, AL, 1 half-sister, Virginia Lee Swift of Tiptonville, 1 half-brother Randy Shelton of Ridgely and 1 granddaughter, Ida Cabrera and husband Nicolas of Dyersburg.

She was preceded in death by 2 husbands, Charles Milbern Smith and George Baggett, 1 sister Gaithel Colbert, 1 brother Ricky Shelton and her parents, Elcie and Ella Lee Shelton.

Pallbearers will be Larry Pruitt, Tommy Pruitt, Donald Pruitt, Danny Pruitt, J.R. Jones and Terry Sampson. Honorary pallbearers will be Jamie Carter, Lanny Floyd, Ricky Staggs and Larry Bizzle.

Online condolences are available on our website- www.curryfuneral.com


Barbara F. Gregory Needham, 71, of Dyersburg, died Tuesday, March 20, 2012 at her residence.

She was the retired owner of Needham Enterprises, which she owned for 15 years and a member of West Dyersburg Church of Christ.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday in the chapel of Dyersburg Funeral Home with Bro. Ricky Burse and Bro. Rick Crawford officiating. Burial will be in New Haven Cemetery in Ridgely.

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

Survivors include her brother, George William Gregory of Rio Rancho, NM; several nieces and nephews; her dearest friend, Tate Beckleheimer of Dyersburg; her caregiver, Kimberly Beckleheimer Jarvis of Greenville, KY; and two step-daughters, Susan Needham Lassiter and Bettye Needham Dye, both of Millington.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Sammie Needham; her parents, William and Era Campbell Gregory; a sister, Edna Frances Hand; and three brothers, James William Gregory, William Gregory, Jr. and Jeffrey Lynn Gregory.

Pallbearers will be Matt Jarvis, Dustin Jarvis, Randy Gregory, Mike Gregory, G. W. Gregory, Raymond McBride, Roger McBride, Mike Crawford, Jon Morris and Chris Frye.

The family requests that memorials be directed to American Cancer Society or to a charity of the donor's choice.

Online condolences may be sent to our website at www.dyersburgfuneralhome.net


Barbara Ann Bowman of Dyersburg died Wednesday, March 21, 2012 at Dyersburg Manor Nursing Center.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Dyersburg Funeral Home. For more information, visit our website at www.dyersburgfuneralhome.net


Welton "Gene" Hood, age 76, of Trenton, died Wednesday, March 21, 2012 at his residence.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Dyersburg Funeral Home. For more information, visit our website at www.dyersburgfuneralhome.net