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Obituaries for May 29, 2012

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Danny Wayne Davis, 63 of Newbern, Tennessee died on Thursday, May 24, 2012 at his residence.

Born Wednesday, February 2, 1949 in Dyer County, Tennessee.

He was a retired employee of Dyersburg Fabrics.

Funeral services will be 10:00 AM, Wednesday, May 30, 2012 in the Chapel of Johnson-Williams Funeral Home. Officiating this service will be Rev. Lynn Drumwright. Interment will follow in Fairview Cemetery in Newbern, Tennessee. Visitation for Mr. Davis will be Tuesday, May 29, 2012 from 5:00-8:00 PM.

Mr. Davis is survived by three brothers, Larry Joe Davis of Dyersburg, Tennessee, Jerrie Davis of Hornbeak, Tennessee and James Ronald Davis of Newbern, TN; one sister, Mary Sue Boos of Huron, Ohio; his daughter, Anna Clare Akers of Dyersburg, Tennessee and a host of Nieces & Nephews.

Mr. Davis was preceded in death by his parents, Ausgood and Dixie Pettie Davis.

Pallbearers will be Michael Davis, Jeff Hart, Charles Peevyhouse, Mike Morgan, James Crews and Brandon Franks.

Online condolences may be made to the family at johnson-williamsfuneralhome.com. Johnson-Williams Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Danny Wayne Davis.


Darrell Riddick, 69 of Gates, TN, died Saturday in the Methodist University Hospital

Born in Halls, TN, he was the son of the late Percy and the late Dorothy (Cunningham) Riddick.

He was a Diesel Mechanic.

Mr. Riddick was also a member of Halls Church of Christ.

Survived by his wife: Joyce (Wiggins) Riddick, one daughter: Mitzi Riddick of Gates, TN and two sons: Darrell Riddick of Keller, TX, Clint Riddick of Gates, TN.

Brother of one sister: Linda McGee of Dyersburg, TN.

Mr. Riddick leaves 7 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.

Predeceased by his son, Steven Riddick, and his brother, Kerry Riddick.

Friends may call Tuesday from 5-8 at Halls Church Of Christ, 220 S. Church St., Halls, TN.

Funeral service will be held Wednesday at 1:00 pm at Halls Church Of Christ, 220 S. Church St., Halls.

Interment will be Wednesday in Old Field Cemetery, near Maury City.

In lieu of flowers, the family request memorial donations be sent to American Heart Association.

Pallbearers: David Watts, Cody Perry, Kevin Weaver, Kelly Fisher, Mathew Wiggins, and Daniel Wiggins.


William F. "Willie" Clark, 32, died Friday, May 25, 2012.

Funeral services will be held at Halls Funeral Home on Tuesday at 11 a.m.


Lavonne Richardson, 79, of Ripley, died Saturday, May 26, 2012 at Baptist East in Memphis.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Morning Star Baptist Church in Ripley. Thompson's Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.