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Obituaries for June 24, 2012

Sunday, June 24, 2012

Annalee Austin, 37, of Newbern, died Wednesday, June 20, 2012 at Methodist University Hospital in Memphis.

She was a part-time data entry clerk for the City of Dyersburg, member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, secretary of Primary Children's Organization and a member of Women's Relief Society.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday in the chapel of Dyersburg Funeral Home with President John Liljenquist officiating. Burial will be in Smithfield City Cemetery in Smithfield, Utah.

The family will receive visitors from 5-8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Survivors include her parents, Bill and Jane Bischoff Austin of Newbern; three sisters, Louisa Jane McGroarty and husband, David, of Salt Lake City, UT, Kimberlee Burch and husband, Jacob, of Conroe, TX and Janalyn Potts and husband, Robert, of Rexburg, ID; a brother, William Glenn Austin, III and wife, Heather, of Orem, UT; her grandmother, Marian W. Bischoff of Orem, UT; a niece, Katherine Jane Burch of Conroe, TX; a nephew, William Glenn Austin, IV of Orem, UT; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her maternal grandfather, Dean E. Bischoff; her paternal grandparents, William Glenn and Ruth Louise Austin; and a sister, Rachel Austin.

The family requests that memorials be directed to Developmental Skills Center, 2025 St. John Ave., Dyersburg, TN 38024.


Carrie Mae Ogden, 75, of Union City, formerly of Bogota, died Wednesday, June 20, 2012 at Southlake Methodist Hospital in Merrillville, IN.

She was a retired sales associate for K-Mart in West Palm Beach, FL, member of Perfect Faith Tabernacle in Troy and a former Pizza Restaurant Manager.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday in the chapel of Dyersburg Funeral Home with the Rev. George Moore and the Rev. Carson Haley officiating. Burial will be in New Haven Cemetery in Ridgely.

The family will receive visitors from 4:30-8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Survivors include her husband, Delbert Ogden of Union City; three daughters, Deborah Burke and husband, Charles, of Merrillville, IN, Sandra Rowlett and husband, Dorris, of Paris and Melinda Sutherland of Lake Station, IN; two sons, Wayne Ogden of Tequesta, FL and John P. Ogden and wife, Patti, of Homewood, IL; a sister, Frances Canada of Dyersburg; two brothers, John Stanley and wife, Christine, of Portage, IN and Charles Stanley and wife, Marylee, of Newbern; nine grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Ernest and Ida Stamps Stanley; and a granddaughter, Kimberly Jo Patterson.

Pallbearers will be Roscoe Roberson, Lynn Ogden, David Ogden, Brian Speed, Howard Petty and Chris Smith.


Bobby Joe Walker, 78 of Newbern, Tennessee died on Friday, June 22, 2012, at his residence in Newbern, Tennessee.

Born Sunday, January 14, 1934 in Dyer County, Tennessee, he was the son of the late E. N. Walker and the late Nina Roberts Walker.

Mr. Walker was a retired farmer, member of the Glendale Church of Christ and a U.S. Army Veteran.

Funeral services for Mr. Walker will be 2:30 Sunday, June 24, 2012 at Glendale Church Of Christ with Bro. Serge Shoemaker, Bro. Ronnie Scherffius and Bro. Wayne Jones officiating. Interment will follow in Zion Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday, June 23, 2012 from 5:00 PM-8:00 at Johnson-Williams Funeral Home and Sunday from 1:30 until service time at Glendale Church of Christ.

Mr. Walker is survived by his wife of 52 years, Shirley Walker of Newbern, Tennessee; one son, Todd Walker and wife Sheila of Murray, Kentucky; two brothers, David Walker and Larry Walker, both of Newbern, Tennessee; two sisters, Audrey Lemons of Canton, Georgia and Charlene Musser of Arlington, Texas; two grandchildren, Lauren Walker and Daniel Walker, both of Murray, Kentucky.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Travis Walker and Billy Walker, and three sisters, Valeria Foust, Peggy Hedrick and Dolly Eubanks.

Pallbearers will be Jerry Lock, Rhett McIntosh, Clayton Carter, Billy McVay, Kenny Luckett and Steve Lee. Honorary pallbearers will be Jeff Richardson and Joe Richardson.

The family asks that memorials be directed to the Community Cancer Fund, P.O. Box 1002, Dyersburg, TN 38025.

Online condolences may be made to the family at johnson-williamsfuneralhome.com


Hudson Gwinn Walker, infant son of Taylor and Ashlee Walker of Friendship, died Tuesday, June 19, 2012 at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital.

Graveside services were Saturday, June 23 in Bellevernon Cemetery with Scott Owen officiating. Friendship Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

In addition to his parents, survivors include his sister, Kinlee Elizabeth of Friendship; maternal grandparents John and Desi Webb of Gadsden, and Richie Laman of Alamo; paternal grandparents Tammy Smallwood of Friendship and Tommy Walker of Tunica, Miss.; maternal great-grandparents Omar and Deanne Gustafson of Alexandria, Minn., and Danny and Sue Laman of Alamo; paternal great-grandparents Patty Gwinn and the late Waldon Gwinn of Friendship; maternal great-great-grandmother Louella Myhr of Alexandria, Minn.; aunts and uncles Eric and Lori Walker of Dyersburg, Brandon Walker of Friendship, Daniel Walker and Josh Walker of Tunica, Miss., and Baylee Laman of Gadsden.


The Rev. J.V. Carney, 82, of Stanton, Tenn. died Thursday, June 21, 2012 at his residence.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, June 26 at St. John Baptist Church in Stanton. H.H. Hudson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


Jack A. Nelson Jr., age 85, of Richmond, Va., formerly of Dyersburg, died Saturday morning at HCR ManorCare Imperial in Richmond, Va.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Curry Funeral Home -- www.curryfuneral.com


Cooper Tatum, 73, of Tiptonville, died Friday, June 22, 2012 at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union City.

Funeral services will at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 24, 2012 at the Ridgely Chapel of Curry Funeral Home with Brother Mac Daniels officiating. Curry Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


Billy Walker, 69, of Dyersburg, died Friday, June 22, 2012 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center.

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