Obituaries for October 11, 2017

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Sammie Russell Fryerson age 67 of Dyersburg died Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at Tennova Healthcare-Dyersburg Regional. Arrangements are entrusted to McCreight Funeral Home. Visitation will be held Saturday, October 14, 2017, at 12 noon at St. John #2 M.B. Church in Tiptonville, TN. Funeral service will follow at 1:00p.m. Pastor Perry L. Woods officiating. Pallbearers will be Jamie Avery, John Michael Clay, Willie Kimble, Robert Kimble, Maurice Fryerson and Shelby Smith. Burial will be held in Citizens Cemetery in Tiptonville, TN. Survivors include his wife Canita Kimble Fryerson, Dyersburg. Daughter, Sonja Fryerson, Hopkinsville, KY, Demteria Crawford, Tiptonville, TN., Brittany Shelton, Cleveland, OH., Shanda Palmer, Battle creek, MI., Kimberley, Fryerson, Cleveland, OH., Sons, Sammie Fryerson, Steve Fryerson, Hopkinsville, Ky., Shannon (Lynette) Palmer, Battle creek, MI., Sisters, Lydia Freyerson Calcutt, Union City, TN. Evone (Mark) Miller, Cleveland, OH., Brothers, Henry (Theresa) Fryerson, Elmer Ray Fryerson, Willie Carl Fryerson, Riley Fryerson, Cleveland, OH., Ernest Fryerson, Gary Ind., (13) Grandchildren, (6) Great-Grandchildren. You may give online condolence at www.mccreightfuneralhome.com


Infant Nacarius Dashawn Jones, Jr. died Saturday, October 7, 2017 at Tennova Health Care-Dyersburg Regional. Visitation will be held Thursday, October 12, 2017 1:30p.m. Funeral service will follow at 2:00p.m. at McCreight Funeral Home 1607 Hornbrook St. Dyersburg with Rev. Robert Taylor Jr. Officiating. Burial will be held in Memorial Park Cemetery in Dyersburg. Survivors include Mother Lyric Gills, Dyersburg. Father Nacarius Dashawn Jones Sr., Dyersburg. Grandparents, Chris (LaKeisha) Liggon. Chris Bonds, L.C. Gills Jr. Dyersburg, LaTrenda Jones, Ripley, TN. You may give online condolence at www.mccreightfuneralhome.com.


Doretha Quinn, age 68 of Dyersburg, died Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at her residence. Memorial service will be held Friday, October 13, 2017 6:00pm at McCreight Funeral Home 1607 Hornbrook St. Dyersburg, TN. Survivors include her children, Gerald (Deborah) Lyte, Kenneth (Denise) Lyte and Derrick (America) Quinn of Dyersburg. Seven Grandchildren. Sisters, Charlotte Gauldin and Mary Thomas of Dyersburg, brother Charlie Quinn, Gary Ind. Doretha was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters and three brothers. You may give online condolence at www.mccreightfuneralhome.com.


Ewell E. Robertson, age 91, of Dyersburg died Sunday, October 8, 2017 at Friendship, TN. He was born August 2, 1926 in Bogota, TN. He is the son of the late Clifton and the late Mary Alline (Wyrick) Robertson. Ewell was married to the late Ora Mae Robertson for 62 years.

Ewell was a WW II Army Veteran, Mason and a Shriner and was a retired Supervisor at Colonial Rubber with 32 years of employment.

He is survived by three sons: Tavian Robertson of Dyersburg, TN, Hal (Nina) Robertson of Bonicord, TN. and Ronnie Robertson Sr. of Dyersburg, TN,; Brother of three sisters: Annie Faye Jackson of Jackson, TN, Mae (Robert) Turnbo of Dyersburg, TN and Carolyn (Danny) Ray of Dyersburg, TN,; Ewell is also survived by 6 Grandchildren, 9 Great Grandchildren, 3 Great Great Grandchildren and a very special friend Faye Cook.

The funeral will be held 11:00 am on Wednesday, October 11 at Halls Funeral Home, 109 N. Church St., Halls, TN with Rev. Danny O'Guinn officiating. Burial will be in South Fork Cemetery, Friendship following the service.

Calling hours will be Tuesday, October 10 from 5 - 8pm at Halls Funeral Home, 109 N. Church St., Halls, TN.

In Lieu of flowers, family requests that any donations be made to Southfork Baptist Church.


Alice Clanton Crum, 64, of Dyersburg, died Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at Tennova Healthcare Dyersburg Regional.

Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m., Friday, October 13, 2017 in the Chapel of Curry Funeral Home with Brother Brian Osborne conducting the services. Interment will follow in Dyer County Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends Thursday evening from 5:00 8:00 pm at the funeral home. Online condolences are available on our website www.curryfuneral.com. Curry Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.