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Obituaries for October 4, 2012

Thursday, October 4, 2012

James Thomas (Joe Jr.) Everton Jr. was born to James and Wilma Everton, January 31, 1953 in Dyersburg, TN. Joe Jr. departed this life on Saturday, September 29, 2012 at Regional Hospital of Jackson in Jackson, TN.

After high school graduation in Dyersburg, TN, Joe Jr. attended Draughon's Business College in Memphis, TN. Joe Jr. was employed for 16 years with Chrysler Corporation in Kenosha, WI. In 1997, Joe Jr. relocated to Dyersburg, TN. Not only was Joe Jr. an excellent mechanic, he was also a master craftsman.

Funeral Services will be held Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 1 pm at Salter's Chapel AME Church located at 1016 Scott St. in Dyersburg, TN, Rev. George Turks, Pastor; Rev. Cecil Maddox, officiating; Burial will be at Dyersburg Memorial Park in Dyersburg, TN. The family will receive friends Saturday, October 6, 2012, 12pm-1pm at the church.

He leaves cherishable memories to his mother; Wilma Everton; 2 sisters; Diane (John) Richardson (Memphis, TN); Lydia Newbill (Dyersburg, TN); 1 son: Cory Everton; 3 daughters: Lisa Norfold (Ontario, CA); Michelle Everton (Jackson, TN); Akia Everton (Dyersburg, TN); 2 grandsons; Xavier and Zion (Dyersburg, TN); 3 granddaughters: Iman Everton, Deshonte and Jayla Norfolk, 2 great-grandsons: Lynerell and Braylen Norfolk; a devoted companion: Bernice Thompson; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

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


Lori Ann Hicks, age 52 of Tigrett, TN, died Friday, September 28, 2012 at Regional Hospital of Jackson in Jackson, TN. Cosmopolitan Funeral Services is in charge of arrangements. Visitation for Lori Ann Hicks will be held Saturday, October 6, 2012 10:00 a.m. at Mount Pleasant Baptist Church in Tigrett, TN. Funeral services will follow at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Carl Hicks officiating. Burial will be held in the Allen Chapel Cemetery, Tigrett, TN.

Survivors include Sisters Lisa (John) Angew, Leslie Gill and Rose (Joe) Young of Champaign, IL. Brother, Jason Bellefont, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Pallbearers will be family and friends. You may give online condolences at www.cosmopolitanfuneralservices.net


Chance Hoover, 4, of Tiptonville, died Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012 at Baptist Hospital in Union City.

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


Jessica Screws, age 48 of Springville, formerly of Dyersburg passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012 at Vanderbilt University Hospital in Nashville.

Memorial visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Friday at Dyersburg Funeral Home.


L.V. Wiggins, 82, of Dyersburg, died Sunday, Sept. 30, 2012 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center.

Funeral services will be held at noon Friday at Trinity Faith Christian Center in Dyersburg.