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Obituaries for August 30, 2012

Thursday, August 30, 2012

Maudie Austin Bush, 90, of Dyersburg died Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at Highlands of Dyersburg. She was a retired business owner and a member of First Baptist Church.

Funeral services for Ms. Bush will be at 11:00 a.m. Friday, August 31, 2012 Graveside at Fairview Cemetery conducted by Reverend Loren Stephens. Curry Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

The family will receive visitors Thursday, August 30 from 5--8 p.m. at the funeral home.

She is survived by her daughter, Glenda Bush Essary of Dyersburg, 2 sons Jimmie Bush of Dyersburg and Charles Louis Bush of Stockdale, TX, 3 grandchildren Tammy Bush Johnson, Charlie Essary McAlister, Carey Bush Davis, 8 great-grandchildren Ashley Morgado, Erica McClure, Kaley Morgado, Lanie McAlister, Matthew McAlister, B.J. Kindell, Josh Haley, Joseph Agresta and 3 great-great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her son, Gerald Bush, her grandson Jimmie "Buggie" Bush, her parents Ora Della and Andy Austin, 3 sisters and 1 brother.

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


Henry Manns, 87 of Dyersburg, TN died Monday, August 27, 2012 at his residence. He was a retiree of Dyersburg Housing Authority in the maintenance department in Dyersburg. Mr. Manns was a Jehovah's Witness at Kingdom Hall, 1920 Upper Finley Road in Dyersburg.

Funeral services will be held Sunday, September 2, 2012 at 3 p.m. at Jehovah's Witness Kingdom Hall in Dyersburg; Elder Danny Kyle will be officiating. Family will receive friends Sunday from 1-3 p.m. at Jehovah's Witness Kingdom Hall in Dyersburg. Burial will be at MCCO Cemetery in Newbern.

He leaves 2 daughters: Mary Jackson of Paducah, KY and Sharlene Manns of Mansfield, OH; 4 sons: Charles Manns, George Manns, and Roger Manns (Cleotha) all of Dyersburg, TN and William Manns of New Orleans, LA; 15 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren.

H.H. Hudson Funeral Home of Dyersburg is in charge of arrangements - www.hhhudsonfh.com


Jennifer Vaughn, age 55 of Dyersburg, died August 22, 2012 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be held Saturday, September 1, 2012 time noon at Salter's Chapel A.M.E. Church, 1016 Scott St. in Dyersburg with Rev. James Holloway. Cosmopolitan Funeral Services is in charge. Visitation will began at 10 a.m. until time of service at noon. Burial will be held in the M.C.C.O. Cemetery in Newbern, TN. Survivors include, daughter, Milliken Hames, Dyersburg; son, Carlos Haynes, Louisville, KY; mother, Mary Vaughn, Dyersburg; sisters, Effie Randaul of Jackson, TN, Janice Vaughn, Dyersburg; brothers, Jeffery Vaughn, James Vaughn, Dyersburg, Ellis Vaughn of VA; and two grandchildren. Jennifer was preceded in death by her father, James William Vaughn. You may give online condolences at www.cosmopolitanfuneralservices.net


May Elna Cobb, 85, of Soddy Daisy, formerly of Dyersburg, died Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at Soddy Daisy Health Care.

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


Wesley Junior Hall Jr., 42, of Martin, Tennessee, died Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at his residence.

Funeral arrangements for Mr. Hall will be announced by Johnson-Williams Funeral Home.


Margie Koonce, of Maury City, died Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012 at her residence.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by H.H. Hudson Funeral Home.