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Obituaries for August 21, 2012

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Christine Shrader Rundles Maxwell, 86, of Dyersburg, died Sunday, August 19, 2012 at Oakwood Community Living Center in Dyersburg. She was a Baptist and worked at Colonial Rubber for 31 years.

Services will be at 1 p.m. on Tuesday in the chapel of Curry Funeral Home with Bro. Mac Daniels officiating. Interment will follow in Dyer County Memorial Gardens. Curry Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

The family will receive visitors Tuesday, August 21, 2012 from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the funeral home.

Survivors include five grandchildren, Gary and Susan Turnbo of Dyersburg, Judy and Phillip Hamil of Union City, Eddie and Kim Rundles of Bells, Tn., Laurie and Tim Marrs of Michigan, and Chrissy and Dennis Lail of North Carolina; nine great-grandchildren; and several great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husbands, Willie Rundles and Jimmy Maxwell; her parents, Faith and Edith Miles Shrader; one daughter, Beatrice Turnbo; two sons Hugh Edward Rundles and J. B. Rundles; and two brothers Ted Shrader and Buddy Shrader.

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


George "Monkey Man" Freeman Pettie, 76, of Dyersburg, died Friday, August 17, 2012 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center.

He was a retired truck driver and a member of Tigrett Church of Christ.

Services were held at 1 p.m. Monday in the chapel of Dyersburg Funeral Home with Bro. Mac Daniels officiating. Burial was in Zion Cemetery in Elbridge.

The family received visitors from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Monday at Dyersburg Funeral Home.

Survivors include his wife, Jane Owen Pettie of Dyersburg; three sons, Mickey Pettie of Dyersburg, Kenny Pettie of Yorkville and Michael Owen of Dyersburg; a brother, John Petty and wife, Ruby, of Dyersburg; seven grandchildren, Kenneth Pettie, Michael Pettie, Anthony Pettie, Lowell Owen, Thomas Owen, Matthew Burr Owen and Timothy Pettie; and eleven great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his son, Timmy Joe Pettie; his parents, C.B. Pettie and Ercell Tankersley Davis; a brother, Orell "Lightning" Pettie; and three grandchildren, Crystal Pettie, James Mickey Pettie and Timothy Ryan Pettie.

Pallbearers were grandsons; Kenneth Pettie, Michael Pettie, Anthony Pettie, Lowell Owen, Thomas Owen and Matthew Owen.


Marcia "Ann" Rodgers, 74, died Monday, Aug. 20, 2012.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. today at Halls Funeral Home.


William "Bill" Starkey, 86, of Ingleside, IL, formerly of Dyersburg died August 16, 2012 in Libertyville, Illionis.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM, Wednesday, August 22, 2012, at Curry Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Fairview Cemetery. Curry Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.