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Obituaries for November 9, 2012

Friday, November 9, 2012

Billie Doris Lomax, 84 of Dyersburg, Tennessee died on Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at her residence.

Born Saturday, May 19, 1928 in Newbern, Tennessee she was the daughter of the late Marvin Cherry Ellis and the late Gladys Estelle Johnson Ellis. She was retired from Sylvania.

A graveside service will be at 2:30 PM on Saturday at Fairview Cemetery in Dyersburg, TN with Dr. David Russell Sr. officiating. Interment will be in Fairview Cemetery-Dyersburg, Dyersburg, TN.

The family will receive friends from 2:00PM to service time on Saturday, November 10, 2012, at Fairview Cemetery-Dyersburg, Dyersburg, TN.

Surviving are sons, John Lomax of Dyersburg, TN and Ron Lomax of Sun Prairie, WI, daughters, Laurie Floyd(Byron) of Dyersburg, TN and Patti Vicory(John) of Shreveport, LA, brother, Stan Ellis of Oakland, TN, grandchildren, Keith Lomax, Jared Vicory, Kris Lomax.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John Calvin Lomax, sister, Cherry Ann Ellis Harpenau, daughter-n-law, Charlotte Lomax, and grandson, Eric Colin Lomax.

Online condolences may be made to the family at johnson-williamsfuneralhome.com. Johnson-Williams Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Ms. Billie Doris Lomax.


Billie Jean Turner, 82, passed away Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at her residence. Survivors include two brothers, Jimmy Buchanan of Dyersburg and J.D. Buchanan and wife Jewel also of Dyersburg; one daughter, Lamar Ann West of Tigrett; one son Jackie Dan Fisher of Atoka, TN; five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Mrs. Turner was preceded in death by her husband, Walter Turner; sons, David Wayne Fisher and Johnny Fisher; sister, Louise Turner; brother, Buddy Buchanan and her parents John D. and Myrtle Buchanan. Visitation will be held at Friendship Funeral Home on Friday November 9th from 10-12 a.m. with funeral services to follow.


David Lee French, 55, of Dyersburg, TN died Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at his residence.

Graveside services will be 10 AM Friday, November 9, 2012, at the City Cemetery in Dyersburg, TN. Curry Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.