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Obituaries for December 4, 2012

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Rebecca Sue Easterwood, 78, of Dyersburg, died Saturday, December 1, 2012 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center.

She was a retired supervisor for All Wear Manufacturing, member of Second Baptist Church, former member of Springhill Baptist Church, where she was involved with the children's ministry and a former volunteer hostess for Dyersburg Regional Medical Center.

Services were held at 11 a.m. Monday in the chapel of Dyersburg Funeral Home with the Rev. Carmon Dennison officiating. Burial was in Fairview Cemetery.

The family received visitors from 5:30-8 p.m. Sunday at Dyersburg Funeral Home.

Survivors include her daughter, Debbie Dennison and husband, Rev. Carmon Dennison, of Dyersburg; a son, Randy Easterwood of Dyersburg; two sisters, Ernestine Anderson of Newbern and Dorothy Green of Dyersburg; two grandchildren, Jeremy Dennison and wife, Jessica, of Sharon and Kim Hepler of Dyersburg; and four great-grandchildren, Austin Dennison, Hayden Dennison, Matthew Wilson and Hailey Hepler.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, Lloyd Easterwood; a son, Timothy Lloyd Easterwood; her parents, Lonnie and Fannie Rush Hall; two sisters, Edith Snider and Bonnie Armstrong; and three brothers, Jerry Hall, Buddy Hall and Tommy Hall.

Pallbearers were Larry Anderson, Paul Green, Jr., Kenny Hall, Leo Gerler, David Brooks and Wayne Autry.

Online condolences may be sent to our website at: www.dyersburgfuneralhome.net


Mary Victoria Lindsay was born February 14, 1917, in Jamestown, Arkansas and died November 30, 2012, at the age of 95. Her parents were John Wesley Knight and Vannah Victoria York Knight. Preceding her in death was her husband, George William Lindsay; two brothers and a sister.

Her early education was in Jamestown. At the age of 59, she took her nurse's aid course and became a private sitter. She worked more than twenty years at Ben Pearson Inc. and later as a private sitter until the age of 82.

She was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church, Pines Chapter 517 Order of the Eastern Star and volunteered at the Dexter Harding House, Custom Cutters and AARP. She loved to sew until her eyesight failed.

Survivors are four children, Marilyn Frances Lindsay Kimbrell and Billy F. of Pine Bluff, Ann Carolyn Lindsay Gorman and Bob, of Dyersburg, Tennessee, James Harold (Butch) Lindsay of Fairborn, Ohio, Linda Sue Power of Pine Bluff. She has five grandchildren, Billy James Kimbrell (Debbie) of Dover, Arkansas, Phyllis Jean Denton (Chris) of Mesquite, Texas, Christopher Lawrence (Chris) Gorman (Sherrie) of Trimble, Tennessee, Katrina Angelina (Angie) Riley (Reed) of Dyersburg, Tennessee, Catherine Leigh White (Chris) of Gladewater, Texas; nine great-grandchildren and two step great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be Monday, December 3, 2012, at 11:00 AM in the Chapel of Ralph Robinson & Son Funeral Directors with Reverend Don Taylor officiating. Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at Robinson's Sunday evening from 5 to 6:30 PM.

Memorials may take the form of contributions to Arkansas Children's Hospital Foundation, 800 Marshall Street, Little Rock, Arkansas 72203.

Online register: www.ralphrobinsonandson.com.


Betty Lee Hopper age 73 of Troy, formerly of Tiptonville passed away on Sunday at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Union City.

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


Patty Ellis age 79 of Dyersburg passed away on Friday at The Highlands of Dyersburg.

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


Jeffrey Glenn Norris age 46 of Ridgely passed away on Sunday at his residence.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Wynnburg Baptist Church.

Dyersburg Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.