Obituaries for May 22, 2012

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Joan D. Bowlin, 69, of Dyersburg died Saturday, May 19, 2012 at Regional Hospital in Jackson.

The Bowlin family will receive visitors Tuesday, May 22nd from 5:00 -- 7:00 pm at the funeral home.

Funeral services for Mrs. Bowlin will be private.

Curry Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

She is survived by a son, Brad Bowlin and wife Kim of Dyersburg, 1 sister, Lynda Conkel and husband Scott of Scottsdale, AZ, 4 grandchildren, Brier-Ashley Bowlin, Niki Muncrief and husband Jonathan, Caitlyn Boehms and Chase Boehms, all of Dyersburg and 2 great-grandchildren, Joshua Dallas and Dalton Muncrief, both of Dyersburg.

She was preceded in death by her parents Robert and Eloise Campbell Reilly.

Online condolences are available on our website-

Mr. Aaron Wayne Goad, age 85, of Dyer, Tennessee, passed away from this life on May 19, 2012. Funeral services for Mr. Goad will be conducted on Tuesday, May 22, 2012, at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel of Karnes & Son Funeral Home in Dyer with Bro. Daymond Duck and Joey Hayes officiating. Interment will follow in Poplar Grove Cemetery of Dyer.

Mr. Goad was born January 20, 1927 in Dyer; the son of the late Lonnie and Lillie Pigue Goad. He was a superintendent at Brown Shoe Company with 41 years of service. He served his country with the US Military.

Mr. Goad is survived by his spouse, Joyce Belton Goad; two sons, Tim Goad, Tony Goad and wife Deborah; one step-daughter, Vicki Stover of Newbern; one grandson, Shaun Goad and wife Amy; and three great-grandsons, Ethan, Isaac, and Eli Goad. He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister, Sue Swearingen, a brother, Don Goad, and a great-grandson, Elijah Goad.

Pallbearers will be Bill Pigue, Jerry Tucker, Bob Parker, Bob McCurdy, Doug Duncan, and Bobby Joe Goad. Honorary pallbearers will be Ethan, Isaac, and Eli Goad, Horace Paschall, and Marvin Ramey.

The family will receive friends from 5-8 p.m. on Monday, May 21. Karnes & Son Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Mr. Aaron Wayne Goad.

Thomas M. Hall, 68, of Erin, Tennessee, formerly of Rutherford, Tennessee, died on Saturday, May 19, 2012, at Signature Healthcare of Erin in Erin, Tennessee.

Born Tuesday, April 11, 1944 in Cool Springs, Tennessee, he was the son of the late Norman E. "Pete" Hall and the late Ida Mai Devasier Hall.

He was a retired constable, Bail Bondsmen, Owner of Reed's Market in Kenton, Tennessee and member of the Pearl Masonic Lodge in Mason Hall, Tennessee.

Funeral services for Mr. Hall will be Tuesday, May 22, 2012 at 2:00 PM in the Chapel of Johnson-Williams Funeral Home. Officiating this service will be Rev. Darryl Marcle. Interment will follow in Oakwood Cemetery in Dyer, Tennessee. Visitation for Mr. Hall will be Tuesday from 10:30 AM until service time.

Mr. Hall is survived by one son, Tommy Hall of St. Louis, Missouri; two brothers, Larry Hall of Fenton, Missouri and Jerry Hall of Harvester, Missouri and one sister, Katherine Mays of Erin, Tennessee.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Emma Nell Hall; by four brothers, Billy Joe Hall, Wesley Hall, Gene Hall and Terry Hall and a sister, Ann Davis.

Pallbearers will be Wesley Hall, Jr., Richard Hall, Russell Hall, Sammy Davis, Marty Davis, Tom Johnson and Todd McKnight.

Online condolences may be made to the family at Johnson-Williams Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Mr. Thomas M. Hall.

James Calvin Ewell Moody, 26, of Gates, died Friday, May 18, 2012 at Pemiscot Memorial Hospital in Hayti, MO.

He was a fitter for Trinity Marine Products in Caruthersville, MO, member of Independent Free Holiness Church, an U.S. Marine Veteran and an avid baseball player.

Services were held at 12 noon Monday at Independent Free Holiness Church with the Rev. Calvin Smith officiating. Burial was in Fairview Cemetery. Dyersburg Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

The family received visitors from 5-8 p.m. Sunday at Dyersburg Funeral Home.

Survivors include his daughter, Aubrie Moody of Duluth, GA; his fiancée, Jenny Reeves of Gates; his parents, James and Nancy Moody of Tiptonville; two sisters, Tabitha Brewer and husband, Perry, of Tiptonville and Jaimee Moody of Maury City; a brother, Cody Moody of Maury City; and his grandfather, James E. Moody of Tiptonville.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Ewell and Martha White and Mary Moody.

Pallbearers were Jonathan Russell, Michael Adkins, Tamron Smith, Shannon Overturf III, Lance Pendergrass and Keith Smith.

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Robert F. "Bob" Little, 92, of Dyersburg, Tennessee, died Monday, May 21, 2012 at his residence.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Johnson-Williams Funeral Home.