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Obituaries for June 5, 2012

Tuesday, June 5, 2012

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

He was retired from the dye house at Dyersburg Fabrics, member of Hillcrest Baptist Church, former employee of Oldberg Manufacturing Company for 19 years, former member of United Auto Workers and received a plaque for donating over 10 gallons of blood.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday in the chapel of Dyersburg Funeral Home with the Rev. Lynn King officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery.

The family received visitors from 5-8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Survivors include his wife, Winnie Frances Brandon of Dyersburg; a daughter, Sue Brandon Renaud and husband, Maurice, of Woonsocket, R.I.; a son, David Brandon and wife, Gloria, of Greenbrier, TN; three sisters, Mae Brandon Tackett and husband, Danny, of Portage, IN. and Martha Brandon Sanford and Elizabeth Brandon Johnson, both of Dyersburg; a brother, Ernest Lloyd Brandon and wife, Edith, of Johnston City, IL; one grandchild, Joshua David Brandon of Greenbrier; two step-grandchildren Holly Delrossi and husband, Dave, of North Providence, R.I. and Katherine Renaud of Woonsocket, R.I.; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, John David, Sr. and Lois Turner Brandon; and a sister, Edna Brandon Reagan.

Pallbearers will be Tony Brandon, Charles Wilson, Clark Reagan, Clayton Tackett, Joshua Brandon and Maurice Renaud. Honorary pallbearers will be Men's Fellowship Sunday School Class of Hillcrest Baptist Church.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be directed to Hillcrest Baptist Church Building Fund.

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


The Rev. Danny Mack Hall, 62, of Hornbeak, died Sunday, June 3, 2012 at his residence.

He was born May 18, 1950, in Ridgely, son of the late Joe and Esther (Minnick) Hall. He was a minister and member of Calvary Independent Baptist Church.

Services will be held today at Calvary Independent Baptist Church with the Rev. Carl Southerland officiating and assisted by the Revs. Mark McGaghey and Jim Chandler. Cryer Funeral Home in Obion is in charge of arrangements.

Survivors include his wife, Mary (Flowers) Hall of Hornbeak; a daughter, Carrie Beth Cox of Hockley, Texas; two sons, Daniel Joseph Hall of Medina and Nathan Richard Hall of Hornbeak; a sister, Bonnie Moore of Obion; a brother, Iva Joe Hall of Waverly; and six grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Bethany Hall; a sister, Tammy Hall; a brother, William Hall; and a granddaughter, Hannah Faith Hall.

Pallbearers will be Buddy Webb, Mike Flowers, Jesse Southerland, Jerry Southerland, Cary Calhoun and Ken Avery.

Online condolences can be left at www.cryerfuneralhome.com.


Kathleen Ward, 74, of Dyersburg, died Saturday, June 2, 2012 at The Highlands of Dyersburg.

Funeral services will be Wednesday, June 6 at 1 p.m. at H.H. Hudson Funeral Home, 525 W. Market St. in Dyersburg.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home Wednesday from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Burial will be in Old Chapel Cemetery in Halls. Dr. James Brown and Yolonda Ward will officiate.

She leaves a daughter, Victoria Ward of Trenton; and three sisters, Shirley Baker of Dyersburg, Connie Fisher of Halls, and Joe Ann Johnson of Burlington, N.C.


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.


Ida Jones, 64, of Dyersburg, died Monday, June 4, 2012 at The Highlands in Dyersburg.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Cosmopolitan Funeral Services - www.cosmopolitanfuneralservices.net