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Obituaries for September 18, 2012

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Willene (Clark) Burden, 74, of Union City died at Golden Living Center Sept. 15, 2012.

Services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at White & Mahon Funeral Home in Troy, with the Rev. Perry Grills officiating. Burial will follow in Antioch Cemetery near Hornbeak.

The family will receive friends from 5-8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home

Friends and family will serve as pallbearers.

She was born Nov. 2, 1937, in Missouri, daughter of the late Paul and Myrtle (Cross) Clark. She married Bill Alfred Burden in 1952. He died March 1, 2010. She was a retired employee of the former Village Drugs in Dyersburg and was a member of Union City Baptist Temple.

Survivors include her son, Billy Burden of Ripley; a dear friend, Peggy Ingram of Ripley; her sister, Nadine Marbry of Union City; two grandchildren, Jennifer Davis and Adam Burden, both of Dyersburg; and several great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her daughter, Laura June Moore; and two brothers, Paul Clark and Gaylon Clark.


Steven Harris Clark, age 50 of Bogota, TN died Wednesday, September 12, 2012 at his residence. Cosmopolitan Funeral Services is in charge. Survivors include, Daughter, Janice Strayhorn, Tiptonville, TN. Sons, Danny Clark, Billy Clark, Matt Clark of Dyersburg, TN. Sister, Lanea Yarbrough, Dyersburg, TN; and four Grandchildren. A memorial service will be held at a later date. You may give online condolences at www.cosmopolitanfuneralservies.net


Max Deacon, age 4, of Dyersburg, Tennessee died on Sunday, September 16, 2012 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center.

Funeral services for Max will be 3:30 PM Wednesday in the Chapel of Johnson-Williams Funeral Home. Officiating this service will be Rev. Dan Holland. Internment will follow in Fairview Cemetery in Newbern, Tennessee. Visitation will be Tuesday from 5:00 PM-8:00 PM at Johnson-Williams Funeral Home.

Max is survived by his Mother, Lesa Deacon of Dyersburg, Tennessee, his Father, Jason Deacon of Fox Lake, Illinois; his Daddy, Adam Williams of Dyersburg, Tennessee; two brothers, J. J. Deacon and Nathan Fries of Dyersburg, Tennessee; one sister, Mia Deacon of Dyersburg, Tennessee; two Step-Sisters, Bethany Williams and Heather Williams both of Dyersburg, Tennessee; his Grand-parents, Ed & Becky Shier of Dyersburg, Tennessee, Agustin Suarez of Wheeling, Illinois, Margie Williams of Dyersburg, Tennessee and Frank & Marjorie Giannosa of Ingleside, Illinois; Great-Grandmothers, Elizabeth Suarez of Newbern, Tennessee and Katherine Deacon of Chicago, Illinois; Great -Grandfather, Frank Sisk of Newbern, Tennessee; his Uncles, Mingo Suarez and his wife Karen of Pingree Grove, Illinois, Chuck Pradelt and his wife Kristi of Meza, Arizona and Frankie Giannosa of Ingleside, Illinois; his Aunts, Kaylee Babineau, Holiday Giannosa and Sabrina Ludford of Ingleside, Illinois; Great Uncle Don & Sherry Sisk of Dyersburg, Tennessee, Great Aunts, Sheila Sweat of Newbern, Tennessee, Barbie Fussell of Bogota, Tennessee, Connie Sisk of Newbern, Tennessee and Teresa Griffin and her husband Doug of Dyersburg, Tennessee.

Pallbearers will be Mingo Suarez, Don Sisk, Michael Sisk and Ed Griffin

Online condolences may be made to the family at johnson-williamsfuneralhome.com. Johnson-Williams Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Max Deacon.


Agnes Davis Ham, 76, of Dyersburg, TN died Monday, September 17, 2012 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center. She was a Baptist and was retired from Sylvania Corporation.

Services will be at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, September 19, 2012 in the Chapel of Curry Funeral Home with Bro. Perry Grills and Bro. Mac Daniels officiating. Interment will follow in Everetts Chapel Cemetery near McKenzie. Curry Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

The family will receive visitors on Tuesday evening from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Curry Funeral Home

Survivors include four daughters, Vicky Hardin of Newbern, Edith Bevis of Union City, Joan Baker of Springville, TN, and Nancy Jernigan of Dyersburg; two sons, Jimmy Davis of Camden and Mike Davis of Trimble; two sisters, Peggy Cornwell of Wynne, Arkansas and Evie Lou Haney of McKenzie; four brothers, Billy Burlison of Cumberland City, TN, Jackie Burlison of Huntingdon, Clyde Burlison of Camden, and R. C. Burlison of New Johnsonville, TN; 17 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren, and special friend Anderson "Bill" Ham Jr. of Dyersburg.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James Malcolm Davis; two sons, Gary Davis and James Anthony Davis; and three brothers, Paul Burlison, Elvin Burlison, and Melvin Burlison.

Pallbearers will be grandsons.

The family requests that memorials be directed to the Community Cancer Fund of Dyersburg.

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


Homer A. "Buddy" Haynes, 73 of Newbern, Tennessee died on Sunday, September 16, 2012, at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center in Dyersburg, Tennessee.

Born Wednesday, May 31, 1939, he was the son of the late William Robert Allen Haynes and the late Rosie Lee Goins Haynes.

He was a retired employee of Ermco and an avid supporter and participant in the Dyer County Farmer's Market.

Funeral services for Mr. Haynes will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, September 19, 2012 in the Chapel of Johnson-Williams Funeral Home. Officiating this service will be Rev. Steve Rogers and Rev. Barry Fowler. Internment will follow in Dyer County Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Tuesday, September 18, 2012 from 5:00 PM-8:00PM at Johnson-Williams Funeral Home.

Mr. Haynes is survived by his wife of fifty five years, Bonnie Reeves Haynes of Newbern, Tennessee; three daughters, Donna Brenton (Jim) of Newbern, Tennessee, Gail Fowler (Larry) of Louisville, Kentucky and Selena Haynes of Murfreesboro, Tennessee; one brother, Bobby Joe Haynes (Carol) of Houston, Texas; one sister, Vera Faye Rogers of Fowlkes, Tennessee and seven grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one son, Jeffrey Allen Haynes and three brothers, Leon Haynes, Glen Haynes and Donald Ray Haynes.

Pallbearers will be Jeff McGuire, Zach Haynes, Todd Haynes, Josh Haynes. Greg Stone, Roger Hawkins, Terry Thomas and Daryel Thomas.

Online condolences may be made to the family at johnson-williamsfuneralhome.com. Johnson-Williams Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Mr. Homer A. "Buddy" Haynes.


Albert Larand Adams Jr. - Infant of Dyersburg died Friday, September 14, 2012 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center.

Funeral arrangements will be announce later by Cosmopolitan Funeral Services - www.cosmopolitanfuneralservices.net


Joann Dial Wood, 70, of Savannah, TN formerly of Ridgely died Sunday, September 16, 2012 at Hardin County Health & Rehab in Savannah.

Funeral services will at 11 AM Wednesday, September 19 2012, at the Ridgely Chapel of Curry Funeral Home. Curry Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.