Obituaries for March 17, 2017

Friday, March 17, 2017

Thomas Clifton Lewis, 71 of Trimble, Tennessee died on Tuesday, March 14, 2017, at Tennova Healthcare-Dyersburg Regional in Dyersburg, Tennessee.

Born Monday, April 23, 1945 in Dyersburg, Tennessee, he was the son of the late Emmett Clifton Lewis and the late Mary Elizabeth Mancell Lewis. He was a retired law enforcement officer and retired employee of United Parcel Service. Mr. Lewis was a Master Mason, 32nd degree Scottish-Rite, member of Al Chymia Shriner and member of Hess Lodge #93. Mr. Lewis proudly served his country in the United States Army and the National Guard.

Funeral services for Mr. Lewis will be 2:00 PM on Saturday, March 18, 2017 in the Chapel of Johnson-Williams Funeral Home. Officiating this service will be Rev. Travis Davison. Interment will follow in Dyer County Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Friday, March 17, 2017 from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Johnson-Williams Funeral Home.

He is survived by his wife, Idell Hill Lewis of Trimble, Tennessee; one son, Thomas Clifton "Toma" Lewis II (Samantha) of Dyersburg, Tennessee; two daughters, Vania Chantele Lewis and Veronica Dale Reasons both of Dyersburg, Tennessee; one brother, Douglas "J. D." Lewis (Jewell) of Dyersburg, Tennessee; one sister, Patricia Joy (Desmond) of Dyersburg, Tennessee; eight grandchildren, Zachary Burse, Hannah Clae Evans, Hunter D. Reasons, Jacob Burse, Lauren Ashlee Lewis, Garrett Thomas Lewis, Jackson Matthew Lewis and Waylon Reed Lewis and one great-grand-daughter, Sophia Elise Reasons.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one daughter, Sherry Darlene Burse.

Pallbearers will be Rusty Jackson, Wayde Jackson, Brian Lewis, Chad Lewis, Bill Mancell, Lynn Mancell, Tony Daniel and Hunter Jackson. Honorary pallbearers will be John Harrington, Garrett Thomas Lewis, Josh Dallas and Freddie Mancell.

Johnson-Williams Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Thomas Clifton Lewis.


Hazel McCutcheon, 97, of Dyersburg, died Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at The Highlands of Dyersburg.

Funeral services will be at 11:00 am Saturday, March 18, 2017 in the Chapel of Curry Funeral Home conducted by Scott Owen.


Johnny Lee Williams, Sr., age 74, of Dyersburg died Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at the Highlands of Dyersburg, in Dyersburg, TN.

The funeral will be held 2:00 pm on Saturday, March 18 at Halls Funeral Home, 109 N. Church St., Halls, TN. Burial will be in Holmes Cemetery, Ripley on Saturday, March 18 following the service.

Calling hours will be Friday, March 17 from 5-8pm at Halls Funeral Home.