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Obituaries for May 3, 2012

Thursday, May 3, 2012

Herman Louis Decker, 61, of Tiptonville, died Wednesday, May 2, 2012 at his residence.

He was a retired employee with the Lake County Highway Department. He was a Baptist.

As per Herman's request, there will be no memorial service. Dyersburg Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth Anthony Decker of Tiptonville; a daughter, Karena Decker Gonzalez of Arcadia FL; a son, Robert Louis Decker of Tiptonville; three sisters, Judy Booth of Okeechobee, FL, Dorothy White of Ridgely and Becky Dunn of Tiptonville; five brothers, Jessie Decker, Ricky Decker and Larry Decker, all of Tiptonville, John Decker of Randleman, NC and Ernest Decker of Trenton; four grandchildren, Linda Gonzalez, Dora Gonzalez, Juan Gonzalez and Alex Gonzalez; and three great-grandchildren, Talon Gonzalez, Zach Gonzalez and Zayden Gonzalez.

He was preceded in death by his parents, David Edwin Decker, Sr. and Stella Davis Decker; and a brother, David Edwin Decker, Jr.

The family requests that memorials be directed to: Mayo Clinic, 4500 San Pablo Road, Jacksonville, FL 32224.

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


Joann Madden McDaniel, age 82, of Alamo died on Wednesday morning, May 2, 2012, at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. Visitation will be held at Ronk Funeral Home on Thursday, May 3, 2012 at from 6-8 p.m. Also, visitation will be held on Friday, May 4, 2012 at First United Methodist Church of Alamo from 11:30 a.m.-1p.m. The memorial service will be conducted at the First United Methodist Church of Alamo on Friday, May 4, 2012 at 1 p.m. Minister for the service will be Jerry Hassell.

Mrs. McDaniel was born in Corinth, MS on July 3, 1929. She graduated from Corinth High School in 1947. She received her Bachelor's Degree in Education in 1964 from Bethel University. She taught Physical Education for over 20 years for the Jackson Madison County School System.

After the death of Frank, whom she married June 9, 1947, she was lucky enough to find love again and married Dr. Harold McDaniel in 1984.

She was an avid golfer and she and Dr. Mac enjoyed traveling to all 50 states in their motor home.

She was preceded in death by her parents, R.C. and Lessie Johnson; first husband, Rev. Frank Madden; second husband, Dr. Harold McDaniel; and brother, R.C. "Buddy" Johnson, Jr.

Surviving relatives include her sons, Mike Madden and wife Susan, and Marty Madden; step-daughters, Malinda McDaniel, Beth McDaniel and Gay Cooper and husband Dr. Skip Cooper; grandchildren, Mark Madden, Matt Madden, Corey Madden, Megan Madden, Ann Cooper and Mac Cooper; and eight great-grandchildren.

The family would like to express sincere gratitude to Alamo Nursing Home and Rehabilitation and the Bells Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center for their compassionate care for her.

Memorials made be sent to the American Cancer Society at 861 East Church Street Alamo, TN 38001, Hardeman Adoptable Animals at 115 Kristi Lane Bolivar, TN 38008, and/or "Missionary Fund or We Care" at First United Methodist Church of Alamo at 74 North Johnson Street Alamo, TN 38001.

Her interment will be held at Henry Cemetery in Corinth, MS at 4 p.m. Friday May 4, 2012.


David Doerr, 67, of Dyersburg, died Wednesday, May 2, 2012 at Methodist Hospital -- Germantown.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced later by Dyersburg Funeral Home.


Brenda Faye Davison England, 66, died Saturday, April 28, 2012.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Halls Funeral Home.


Judy Ann Mullins, 63, of Dyersburg, died Wednesday, May 2, 2012 at her residence.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced later by Dyersburg Funeral Home.


William Franklin "Frank" Sanders Sr., 51, of Trenton, died Wednesday, May 2, 2012 at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital.

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