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Obituaries for October 21, 2012

Sunday, October 21, 2012

Jo Ann Harper, homemaker, died Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at her residence in Friendship. She was 64 years old.

She was born in Crockett County, the daughter of the late Leonard Earl and Virginia Dare Williams Starrett.

She was the widow of Jack Harper, Jr. and was preceded in death by her brother, Charles Wayne Starrett.

She leaves her sister - Doris Faye Burnett of Friendship; brother- Billy Gene Starrett of Zephyrhills, FL; niece - Van McGee of Friendship; nephews - Maurice Jordan Jr. of Dyersburg, Martin Gene Starrett of Zephyrhills, FL and William Kevin Starrett of McKenny, TX.

A memorial service will be held at 1:00PM, Saturday, November 10, 2012 in the chapel of Friendship Funeral Home with Dewayne Thomas officiating.


Johnathan David Nicks, 31 of Dyersburg, Tennessee died on Friday, October 19, 2012, at his residence in Dyersburg, Tennessee.

Born Saturday, October 10, 1981 in Dyersburg, Tennessee, Johnathan was a musician.

Graveside services will be at 4:00 PM on Sunday, October 21, 2012 at Fairview Cemetery in Newbern, Tennessee with the Bro. Scott Owen officiating. Visitation will be from 2:00 PM-3:30 PM at Johnson-Williams Funeral Home.

He is survived by his father, William David Nicks of Dyersburg, Tennessee; his grandparents, Jean Palmer and Mary Tinkle both of Dyersburg, Tennessee and William and Jo Nicks of Newbern, Tennessee; his girlfriend, Melody Ann Pace of Dyersburg, Tennessee; two aunts, Peggy Webb and her husband Bobby of Dyersburg, Tennessee and Vicki Nicks of Dyersburg, Tennessee and two cousins, Stacey Williams and Lindsay Bennett both of Dyersburg, Tennessee.

He was preceded in death by his Mother, Lori Jean Reed Nicks.

Pallbearers will be Deon Partee, Travis Vaughn, Rob Phelps, Darren Henson, Derek Henson and Denver Bennett.

The family has asked that memorial contributions may be sent to American Heart Society, 7272 Greenville Ave., Dallas, TX 75231 or Mid South Riders, c/o Lindsay Bennett, 220 Gurley Drive, Dyersburg, TN 38024.

Online condolences may be made to the family at johnson-williamsfuneralhome.com. Johnson-Williams Funeral Home is honored to service the family of Johnathan Nicks.


Jane Patterson Phillips, 82, of Ridgely died Friday, October 19, 2012 at her residence. She was a homemaker.

Funeral services for Mrs. Phillips will be at 2:00 pm Sunday, October 21, 2012 Graveside at New Haven Cemetery in Ridgely conducted by Reverend David Gray and Reverend Jack Henry. Curry Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Pallbearers will be Larry Paschal, Rob Shaw, Robert Shull, Jackie Flowers, Dwight Shull and Mike Parker. Honorary pallbearers will be Tony Bargery, Ed Sumara, Terry Jamison and Jimmy Eddlemon.

The Patterson family will receive visitors Saturday, October 20th from 5:00 -- 8:00 pm at the funeral home.

She is survived by 4 sons, Steve Patterson and wife Susan of Henderson, Benjamin Patterson of Tiptonville, Kent Patterson and wife Amanda and Trent Patterson, all of Ridgely, 1 brother Buddy Baker of Dyersburg and 3 grandchildren, Forrest Patterson, Alaina Gant and Jonathan Patterson.

She was preceded in death by her husbands, Otha Nelson Patterson and William H. "Bill" Phillips, her grandson, Matthew Patterson, her sister Charlotte Rice and 2 brothers James Jasper Baker and Toby Baker.

The family requests memorials be directed to First Baptist Church Children's Fund, 300 South Main, Ridgely, TN 38080.

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


Arthur Phillip Sloan, 63 of Tiptonville, formerly of Halls, died Friday at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center.

Graveside services were held Saturday, October 13, 2012, at 4:00 pm at Greenhill Memorial Gardens in Halls.