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Obituaries for June 28, 2012

Thursday, June 28, 2012

Gregory Dale Pounders, 41, of Newbern, Tennessee died on Tuesday, June 26, 2012, at his residence in Newbern, Tennessee.

Born Monday, March 22, 1971 in Dyersburg, Tennessee, he was the son of Jerry Dean Flowers of Newbern, Gene Pounders of Halls, Tennessee and Wanda Barrett Flowers of Newbern, Tennessee.

He was a self-employed construction worker.

Funeral services for Mr. Pounders will be 10:00 AM, Friday, June 29, 2012 in the Chapel of Johnson-Williams Funeral Home. Officiating this service will be Bro. Ronnie Scherffius. Interment will follow in Elbridge Cemetery. Visitation for Mr. Pounders will be Thursday, June 28, 2012 from 5:00-8:00 PM at Johnson-Williams Funeral Home.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by one brother, Bradley Pounders of Dyersburg, Tennessee; six sisters, Tammy Robertson of Trimble, Tennessee, Lisa Howard (James) of Trimble, Tennessee, Amy Bradley of Friendship, Tennessee, Connie Bryant (Donnie) of Newbern, Tennessee, Tina Robertson of Dyer, Tennessee and Jeannie Hodge of Dyersburg, Tennessee; his grandmother, Dorothy Barrett of Newbern, Tennessee.

Pallbearers will be Bradley Pounders, Ryan Bradley, Blake Bryant, Jimmy Perry, Zack Robertson, Trevor Howard, Josh Pounders and Houston Newby. Honorary pallbearers will be Eric Heathcock and Wayne Cooper.

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


Linda B. Sisk, 63 of Newbern, Tennessee died on Tuesday, June 26, 2012 at Signature-St. Francis Hospital of Memphis, Tennessee.

Born Sunday, January 16, 1949 in Melrose Park, Illinois, she was the daughter of the late John Nath and the late Mildred Pekan Nath.

She was a homemaker and a member of the Berwyn, Illinois Women of the Moose.

Funeral services for Mrs. Sisk will be 2:00 PM, Friday, June 29, 2012, in the Chapel of Johnson-Williams Funeral Home. Officiating this service will be Dr. Bill Oakley. Internment will follow in Fairview Cemetery in Newbern, Tennessee. Visitation will be Thursday from 6:00 PM-8:00 PM.

Mrs. Sisk is survived by her husband of 34 years, Frank Sisk of Newbern, Tennessee; one son, Don Sisk of Dyersburg, Tennessee; five daughters, Sheila Sweat of Newbern, Tennessee, Barbie Fussell of Bogota, Tennessee, Connie Sisk of Newbern, Tennessee, Becky Shier of Dyersburg, Tennessee and Teresa Griffin of Dyersburg, Tennessee; two brothers, Johnny Nath of Gillman, Illinois and Glen Nath of Lexington, Tennessee; two sisters, Arlene Fanella of Moline, Illinois and Joanne Nath of Paxton, Illinois; 13 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Jason Sweat, Coty Fussell, Ed Shier, Don Sisk, Michael Sisk and Doug Griffin.

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


Mary Ann Johnson, 72, of Dyersburg, passed away on Wednesday, June 27, 2012 at Dyersburg Manor Nursing Center.

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