Obituaries for September 8, 2017

Friday, September 8, 2017

Betty Gean Gallahaire, 75 of Dyersburg, Tennessee died on Thursday, September 7, 2017, at Tennova Healthcare-Dyersburg Regional in Dyersburg, Tennessee.

Born Monday, March 2, 1942 in Dyersburg, Tennessee, she was the daughter of the late Ludie Clint Garner and the late Lutie Mai Guess Garner. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister.

Graveside services for Mrs. Gallahaire will be 11:30 AM on Saturday, September 9, 2017, at Fairview Cemetery in Dyersburg, Tennessee. Officiating this service will be Rev. Danny Klutts. Visitation will be Saturday from 9:30 AM until 11:00 AM at Johnson-Williams Funeral Home.

She is survived by her husband of fifty-six years, Howard Frazier Gallahaire of Dyersburg, Tennessee; two daughters, Lisa Cartwright of Dyersburg, Tennessee and Laura Brimm (Tony) of Dyersburg, Tennessee; one brother, Bill Garner (Wanda) of Dyersburg, Tennessee; three grandchildren, Laura Lee Denton (Miles), Matt Brimm and Mallory Pope (Ross) and three great-grandchildren, Jaxson Denton, Madison Denton and Evelyn Pope.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by one sister, Peggy Hillard.

Pallbearers will be Bill Baker, Gerald Simrell, Ross Pope, Miles Denton, Matt Brimm and Lynn Williamson.

Online condolences may be made to the family at johnsonwilliamsfuneralhome.com. Johnson-Williams Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Betty Gean Gallahaire.


Terry Gamble, 71, of Dyersburg, Tennessee, died Thursday at Regional One Medical Center in Memphis, Tennessee. Funeral arrangements for Mr. Gamble are incomplete and will be announced by Johnson-Williams Funeral Home.