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Obituaries for June 3, 2012

Sunday, June 3, 2012

Gwendolyn Hopper Stem of Dyersburg, TN, died on June 1, 2012 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center in Dyersburg, TN. She was a member of Parr Avenue Church of Christ, and she retired from Farm Credit Services.

Survivors include her daughter, Mrs. Angela Brunson and husband Dr. Kenny Brunson of Dyersburg; step-daughters: Mrs. Jan Stem Goodson and husband of Olivehill, TN, and Mrs. Pam Stem Murphy and husband of Humboldt, TN, and their families; four grandchildren: Mallory Brunson of Dyersburg, Magen McCulloch and husband Alex of Lakeland, TN, Missy Brunson of Dyersburg, and Michael Brunson and wife Donna of Knoxville, TN; four great-grandsons: Brett Horner, Steven and Blake Alford, and Connor Brunson. She also leaves her sister Mrs. Etta West and husband Wendell of Dyersburg and nieces Carol Parham and family of Crestview, FL, and Rhonda Ivey and husband of Florence, AL.

She was preceded in death by her husband William Stem of Ridgely, TN and parents Mr. and Mrs. Robert Rumley of Dyersburg, TN.

Services will be held Sunday, June 03, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel of Curry Funeral Home with Bro. Parks Thurmon officiating. Curry Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

The family will receive visitors from 5 until 7 p.m. on Saturday evening June 02, 2012 at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Charles Kelly, Jeff Greene, Steve Greene, Bill Ables, Shannon Walker, and William Mallard. Honorary Pallbearer will be Wendell West.

The family requests that memorials be sent to The Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Research Foundation, One Intrepid Square, West 46th Street & 12th Avenue, New York, NY 10036 or online at https://www.alzinfo.org/donate or the organization of the donor's choice. It is their hope that your contribution will aid in discovering a cure.

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


Savannah Bradford, 96, of Ripley, died Thursday, May 31, 2012 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center.

Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday, June 6 at Holly Grove Baptist Church in Ripley. Thompson's Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.


John David Brandon Jr., 77, of Dyersburg, died Saturday, June 2, 2012 at Madison County General Hospital.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Dyersburg Funeral Home.


Eugene Stone, 87, of Bartlett, formerly of Ridgely, died Thursday, May 31, 2012 at Methodist North Hospital in Memphis.

Funeral services will at 2 p.m. Monday, June 4 at the Ridgely Chapel of Curry Funeral Home with Forrest Hill Funeral Home in Memphis in charge of the arrangements.