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Obituaries for October 26, 2012

Friday, October 26, 2012

Anthony "Tony" Wilson Ashby, age 71, of Estill Springs, Tenn. Departed this life on Sunday, October 21, 2012, at Centennial Medical Center in Nashville, Tenn. following a brief illness.

Mr. Ashby was a 1959 graduate of Franklin County High School. He was retired from M-Tec, in Manchester, Tenn. where he was employed as a shipping supervisor. Mr. Ashby was of the Church of Christ faith. Mr. Ashby's hobbies included, woodworking, fishing, and watching sports. His favorite place to travel was the families beach house at St. Joe Beach, Fla.

Mr. Ashby was preceded in death by his parents; Radie Hayes Ashby and Woodrow Wilson Ashby.

He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Mildred Uselton Ashby, they were married on October 1, 1960. Daughters; Barbara (Kenny) Rogers, Dyersburg, Tenn., Sandra (Troy) Davis, Estill Springs, Tina Henson (Terry Hoots), Estill Springs, Tenn., Grandchildren; Jonathan (Holly) Rogers, of McDill Air Force Base, Tampa, Fla., Cynthia (Eric) Essary, Homewood, Ala., Jeremy (Heather) Rogers, Dyersburg, Tenn., Ryan (Whitney) Davis, of Cowan, Tenn., Brent Davis (Brook Hill) of Estill Springs, Justin and Bracken Henson, of Estill Springs, Tenn., Great-grandchildren; Emma and Evan Rogers, of McDill Air Force Base , Tampa, Fla., Hayden Rogers of Dyersburg, Tenn., Mother-in-law, Irene Uselton of Hillsboro, Tenn., brothers; Danny (Wanda) Ashby, Bob (Rita) Ashby, Charlie Ashby, Roy (Beverly) Ashby and sisters; Patsy Powell and Melinda Garner.


Mrs. Olive Mary Poole Uselton, 80, of Dyersburg, formerly of London, England, died Wednesday, October 24, 2012 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center in Dyersburg. She was a retail clerk with Rice Food Markets of Houston, Tx. and Penguin U.S.A. of Newbern, Tn. and a homemaker.

No public services or visitation are planned. Interment will be in RoEllen Cemetery. Curry Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Survivors include her husband, Monroe Uselton; one sister, Eileen Attridge of Forest Hill, London, England; one brother, Leonard Poole of Bridgewater, England; and several nieces and nephews, all of London, England.

She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Louise Poole, and a nephew, Daniel Poole, all of London, England.

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


Don Carson, 78, of Dyersburg, died Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012 at his residence.

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


Raymond Calvin Theus, 58, of Halls, died Saturday, Oct. 20 in Ripley.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Thompson's Mortuary Chapel in Ripley.