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Obituaries for July 8, 2012

Sunday, July 8, 2012

Frances Carroll Stafford, 85 of Newbern, Tennessee died on Saturday, July 7, 2012, at her residence in Newbern, Tennessee.

Born Sunday, April 3, 1927, she was the daughter of the late Frank Crossnoe and the late Eddie Louise Powell Crossnoe

She was a Mother, Home-Maker and member of Mt. Tirzah Baptist Church.

Graveside services for Mrs. Stafford will be at 11:30 AM, Monday, July 9, 2012 at Rehoboth Cemetery in Newbern, Tennessee. Officiating this service will be Rev. Perry Grills. Visitation for Mrs. Stafford will be Monday, July 9, 2012 from 9:00 AM-11:00 AM at Johnson-Williams Funeral Home

Mrs. Stafford is survived by one daughter, Anita Hicks of Newbern, Tennessee; one son, Terry Franklin Stafford of Yorkville, Tennessee; one, brother, Powell Crossnoe of Byhalia, Mississippi; two sisters, Sue Lord of Monticello, Arkansas and Joyce Harris of Dyersburg, Tennessee; five grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her husband Otis Oldell Stafford; one brother, Cooper Crossnoe and one sister, Elaine Crossnoe.

Online condolences may be made to the family at johnson-williamsfuneralhome.com. Johnson-Williams Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Mrs. Frances Carroll Stafford.


Olie Mae Kirkpatrick, 62, of Dyersburg, passed away on Friday, July 6, 2012 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center.

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


Jane Viar, 79, of Dyersburg died Saturday, July 7, 2012 at her residence.

Funeral services are incomplete at this time and will be announced later by Curry Funeral Home - www.curryfuneral.com.