Obituaries for June 16, 2017

Friday, June 16, 2017

Olivia Ruth Andrews, 97, of Florissant, MO, formerly of Dyersburg, passed away at her residence on Wednesday, June 14, 2017.

She was born on August 3, 1919 in Calhoun County, MS, to the late Clarence Davidson and the late Sina Biffle Davidson. She was a retired nursing home housekeeper. She was a Christian lady and a loving mother, grandmother, and sister.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday in the Chapel of Dyersburg Funeral Home with Mr. Larry Fowlkes officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery. Dyersburg Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

The family will receive visitors from 12-1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Survivors include her son, James Clyde Holt of Glen Carbon, IL; her daughter, Alberta Gebken of Florissant, MO; two brothers, James Davidson of Flint, MI and Van Davidson of Highland, IL; two sisters, Nell Milan of Dyersburg, and Mattie McNaughton of Alexandria, LA; and three grandchildren, Jimmy Holt, Jerry Holt, and Kristi Holt, all of Phoenix, AZ.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by two husbands, Edward Holt and William R. Andrews; two brothers, Bill Davidson, and Carl Davidson; and two sisters, Bernice Dial and Vernon Medley.

Pallbearers will be friends and family.


Mary Frances Enochs, 82, of Dyersburg, died Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at Dyersburg Healthcare and Rehabilitation. Born November 6, 1934, she was the daughter of the late Harvey and Evie Powell Anderson. She was a member of Finley United Methodist Church, but regularly attended McCullough Chapel Baptist Church with her husband, Sherry, who preceded her in death on June 6, 2017. She was a longtime and faithful employee of J.C. Penney.

Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, June 17, 2017 in the Chapel of Curry Funeral Home conducted by Reverend Donnie Crone with interment to follow in Rehoboth Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Colby Kimbrell, Justin Hicks, Chuck Brock, Tony Kimbrell, Bill Blair and John Tyler Willis.

The family will receive friends Friday, June 16th from 5:00 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

She is survived by her son, Leon Enochs of Bogota; her granddaughter, Kristi Willis (John Tyler) of Newbern; her great-granddaughter, Anne Tyler Willis; her brother, Truman Anderson (Janie) of Finley; and two nieces, Teresa Sanderson (Bud) and Mary Ann Greer (Paul), both of Finley.

In addition to his parents, she was preceded in death by husband of 62 years, Sherry L. Enochs; her daughter, Susan Diane Enochs Lee (2/11/01) and her daughter-in-law, Cindy Enochs (3/28/17).

The family requests memorials be directed to McCullough Chapel Baptist Church, 2277 McCullough Chapel Road, Dyersburg, TN 38024

Arrangements entrusted to Curry Funeral Home, 1984 St. John Avenue, Dyersburg, TN 38024. Online condolences may be made to the Enochs family at www.curryfuneral.com.


Mary Ruth Barnes, 85, of Ridgely, died Monday, June 12, 2017 at her residence.

The family will host a memorial service at 9:30 a.m., Monday, June 19, 2017 at the Abundant Life Fellowship Church in Ridgely with Reverend David Gray conducting the services. The family will receive visitors from 9:00 a.m. 9:30 a.m., prior to the service at the church. Online condolences are available on our website www.curryfuneral.com. Curry Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.


Skylar Stiles, infant daughter of Joshua Stiles and Rachel Johnson died Sunday, June 11, 2017 at her residence.

Cremation services will be under the direction of Curry Funeral Home. Online condolences are available on our website www.curryfuneral.com