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Obituaries for June 26, 2012

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Barbara B. Aubrey, 68, of Dyersburg, died Sunday, June 24, 2012 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center.

Funeral services will began at 12 p.m. Wednesday at Evansville Free Holiness Church with Bro. Mac Daniels officiating. Burial will be in Madie Cemetery in Ridgley. Cosmopolitan Funeral Services is in charge of arrangements.

The family will receive visitors at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the church.

Survivors include her companion of 19 years, Donny Hardin of Dyersburg; two daughters, Donna Powell and Misty Shoulders, both of Dyersburg; two sons, Larry Davis of Dyersburg and Danny Johnson of Texas; five sisters, Janie Griswald, Sue Murphy, Vickie Reynolds, Judy Smith, Maudie Moore, all of Dyersburg; five brothers, Eugene Sanders, Tommy Sanders, Jackie Sanders, Jerry Dean Sanders, Bobby Sanders,; all of Dyersburg; 14 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Earlie May Ward Sanders and Tommy Sanders; and a brother, Jessie Sanders.

Pallbearers will be William Shoulders, John David Jasso, Albert Powell, Fnix Murphey and LiL Tommy Sanders.

You may give your online condolence www.cosmopolitanfuneralservices.net


Jack Nelson Jr., 85, of Richmond Va., formerly of Dyersburg, died Friday, June 22, 2012 at Manor Care Imperial Plaza in Richmond, Va. He was a World War II veteran, a member of First United Methodist Church, and former Vice President for First Citizens National Bank.

Services will be at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, June 27, 2012 in the chapel of Curry Funeral Home with Dr. David Russell officiating. Interment will follow in Fairview Cemetery in Dyersburg. Curry Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

The family will receive visitors on Wednesday June 27, 2012 from 10:00 a.m. until service time in the chapel of Curry Funeral Home.

Survivors include a daughter, Mitzi Dempsey and husband Dennis of Midlothian, Va. and one grandson, Bryan Dempsey also of Midlothian, Va.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Almyr Jackson Nelson Sr. and Bessie Heglar Nelson.

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


Billy Joe Walker, 70, of Dyersburg, died Friday, June 22, 2012 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center.

He was a retired tire salesman for Tire Pro and a courier for Security Bank and a former courier for First Citizens National Bank, member of The Sanctuary of Dyersburg, served as a Sergeant in the 269th Military Police Co. in the Tennessee Army National Guard, glass collector with Moon & Star Club, former baseball coach for 20+ years and a coin collector.

Services were held at 2 p.m. Monday in the chapel of Dyersburg Funeral Home with the Rev. Ron Lovins officiating. Burial was in Fairview Cemetery.

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

Survivors include his wife, Lois Walker of Dyersburg; a daughter, Amy Maupin and husband, Mark, of Dyersburg; a son, Mike Walker and wife, Misty, of Henderson; his mother, Bessie Oneida Hanks of Dyersburg; a sister, Linda McCormack of Dyersburg; and four grandchildren, Courtney Maupin, Lindsay Maupin, Carly Fesmire and Faith Fesmire.

He was preceded in death by his father, Ernest Roy Walker.

Pallbearers were Tony Walker, Toby Patton, Jim Davis, Bobby Fair, Lynn Parker, Jerry Edwards, Donald Ray Pennington and George Swader. Honorary pallbearers were Eric Smith, James Hudson, Glenn Davis, Wendell Walker and Billy Myracle.


Fannie Chalk, 81, of Gates, died Saturday, June 23, 2012.

Services will be at 11 a.m. today at Mary's Chapel Baptist Church. Cosmopolitan Funeral Services is in charge of arrangements.


Chester Floyd Cole, 56, of Nashville, formerly of Jackson, died Friday, June 23, 2012 at Nashville General Hospital.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Cosmopolitan Funeral Services.


Jesse Clay Kirk Jr., 73, of Dyersburg, died Sunday, June 24, 2012 at Jackson-Madison General Hospital.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Thompson's Mortuary.


Evelyn Grace Hay Williams, 93, of Memphis, died Friday, June 22, 2012.

Graveside services will be at 10:45 a.m. Wednesday in Bellevernon Cemetery. Friendship Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.