Johnson - Williams Funeral Home

Johnson-Williams Funeral Home is proud to be serving this community for over 60 years. Johnson-Williams Funeral Home is family owned and operated. We would like to express our deep appreciation to the people in the area for their support and we pledge to continue providing compassionate care and responsible guidance that only a longtime friend and neighbor can offer.


Our Obituaries

Scottie K. Pevahouse

February 6, 1960 - September 20, 2017


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Teresa Vergie "Cookie Permenter Roberson

May 19, 1964 - September 20, 2017


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Theresa Ann Wade

May 30, 1967 - September 18, 2017

Theresa Ann Wade, 50, of Dyersburg, Tennessee died on Monday, September 18, 2017, at Tennova Healthcare-Dyersburg Regional in Dyersburg, Tennessee. Born Tuesday, May 30, 1967, in Dyersburg, Tennessee. She was the daughter of Charles Booker and the late Clorie Jean Perry Booker. Funeral services for Ms. Wade will be 10:00 AM, Saturday, September 23, 2017, in the Chapel of Johnson-Williams...
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Ladye W. Norton

December 8, 1940 - September 18, 2017

Ladye W. Norton, 76, of Dyersburg, TN died Monday, Sept. 18, 2017 at Tennova Healthcare of Dyersburg.  She was a former lab technician at Parkview Hospital and Internal Medical Clinic.  She was also a graduate of Dyersburg High School and Meherry Medical College in Nashville.  Survivors include two sons, Scott Johnson of Collierville, TN and Shea Norton of Dyersburg.  She was preceded in...
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Quincy Glynn Moore

June 17, 1950 - September 15, 2017

Quincy Glynn Moore, 67 of Dyersburg, Tennessee died on Friday, September 15, 2017, at Tennova Healthcare-Dyersburg Regional in Dyersburg, Tennessee. Born Saturday, June 17, 1950 in Dyer, Tennessee, he was the son of the late J. W. Moore and the late Erma Mae Dodson Moore. He was a retired truck driver for El Dorado Chemical Company in Newbern, Tennessee and proudly served his country in the...
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Sarah Cooper Bryant

July 2, 1950 - September 13, 2017


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Ronald Tullis

April 29, 1939 - September 10, 2017

Ronald Tullis, 78 of Dyersburg, Tennessee died on Sunday, September 10, 2017, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee. Born Saturday, April 29, 1939 in Tampa, Florida.He was the son of the late Ralph Alton Tullis and the late Cecelia Marie Guzzler Tullis. Mr. Tullis was a retired salesman for Sysco. Mr. Tullis enjoyed traveling the United States which he proudly defended...
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Betty Mae Stanley Pilcher

June 8, 1937 - September 9, 2017

Betty Mae Pilcher, 80, of Ripley, Tennessee died on Saturday, September 9, 2017, at Oakwood Community Living Center in Dyersburg,Tennessee. Born Tuesday, June 8, 1937, in Haywood County, Tennessee. She was the daughter of the late Thomas Stanley and the late Eva Francis Stanley. Ms. Pilcher was a sitter for the elderly. Graveside services will be 5:00 PM, Monday, September 11, 2017, at...
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Terry Gamble

August 15, 1946 - September 7, 2017

Terry Gamble, 71 of Dyersburg, Tennessee died on Thursday, September 7, 2017, at Regional One Medical Center in Memphis, Tennessee. Born Thursday, August 15, 1946 in Dyersburg, Tennessee, he was the son of the late Hassell Gamble and the late Vera Mae Burkhead Gamble. He was a retired employee of the Dyer County Highway Department. Graveside services for Mr. Gamble will be 5:00 PM on...
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Betty Gean Gallahaire

March 2, 1942 - September 7, 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....
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Michael E. Hardy

May 28, 1961 - September 5, 2017

Michael E. Hardy, 56, of Newbern, Tennessee died on Tuesday, September 5, 2017, at his residence in Newbern,Tennessee. He was born Sunday, May 28, 1961, in Lauderdale County, Tennessee. Michael was the son of J.C. "Jake" Hardy and Elizabeth Louise McGarrity Hardy. Mr. Hardy was a retired employee of Ermco and member and deacon of the Temple of Praise Church in Dyersburg, Tennessee. Funeral...
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Betty June Smith Hooper

June 29, 1935 - September 4, 2017

Betty June Smith Hooper, 82 of Friendship, Tennessee died on Monday, September 4, 2017, at Tennova Healthcare-Dyersburg Regional in Dyersburg, Tennessee. Born on June 29, 1935 in Chic, Tennessee, she was the daughter of the late Ollie B. Smith and the late Maggie Etta Woodard Smith. She was a former employee of HECO, former manager of Wesley Hills of Dyersburg and a retired private duty...
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Roger D. Kolwyck

February 7, 1957 - September 3, 2017

Roger D. Kolwyck, 60 of Troy, Tennessee died on Sunday, September 3, 2017, at his residence in Troy, Tennessee. Born Thursday, February 7, 1957 in Lake County, Tennessee, he was the son of the late Clarence Kolwyck and the late Estelle Nichols Kolwyck. He was a retired farmer. Graveside services for Mr. Kolwyck will be 11:30 AM on Wednesday, September 6, 2017 at New Haven Cemetery in Ridgely,...
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Sandra Long Rausch

March 9, 1967 - September 3, 2017

Sandra Long Rausch, affectionately called "Queen", 50 of Dyersburg, Tennessee died on Sunday, September 3, 2017, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee. Born Thursday, March 9, 1967 in Chicago, Illinois, she was the daughter of the late James Long and the late Helen Walker Long Summers. Sandra was an employee of Security Bank, involved with Mary Kay Cosmetics and...
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Bobby Joe Lowrance

October 12, 1950 - September 2, 2017

Bobby Joe Lowrance, 66 of Newbern, Tennessee died on Saturday, September 2, 2017, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-East in Memphis, Tennessee. Born Thursday, October 12, 1950 in Dyer County, Tennessee, he was the son of the late A. D. Lowrance and the late Margaret Olive Lowrance. He was a retired employee of Trunkline Gas Company and was a member of the RoEllen Baptist Church. Graveside services...
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Jeanna M. Myers

February 18, 1928 - September 1, 2017

Jeanna M. Myers, 89 of Newbern, Tennessee died on Friday, September 1, 2017, at Tennova Healthcare-Dyersburg Regional in Dyersburg, Tennessee. Born Saturday, February 18, 1928 in Beaumont ,( Greene County) Mississippi, she was the daughter of the late Shirley Byrd and the late Lillie A. Heiney Lofton . Mrs. Myers was a resident of Memphis, Tennessee for fifty-two years before making her home in...
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George William Sawyer

September 6, 1941 - August 31, 2017

George William Sawyer, 75 of Newbern, Tennessee died on Thursday, August 31, 2017 at Tennova Healthcare-Dyersburg Regional in Dyersburg, Tennessee. Born Saturday, September 6, 1941 in Dyersburg, Tennessee, he was the son of the late George Wade Sawyer and the late Hazel Slaughter Sawyer. Mr. Sawyer was a maintenance employee for Dyersburg Manor and was a United States Army Veteran. Graveside...
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Dorothy Elizabeth Oldham

July 9, 1939 - August 31, 2017

Dorothy Elizabeth Oldham, 78 of Dyersburg, Tennessee died on Thursday, August 31, 2017, at St. Francis Hospital in Memphis,Tennessee. Born Sunday, July 9, 1939, in Illinois. She was the daughter of the late William Gazdzicki, Sr. and the late Leila Bare Gazdzicki Seitz. Mrs. Oldham was a retired employee of Motorola of Chicago, Illinois, attended The Church of Jesus Christ in Dyersburg,...
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Dennis J. Cagle, Jr.

September 1, 1984 - August 29, 2017

Dennis J. Cagle, Jr., 32, of Fresno, Texas, formerly of Ridgely, Tennessee died on Tuesday, August 29, 2017, at his residence in Fresno,Texas. Born Saturday, September 1, 1984, in Chicago, Illinois. He was the son of Dennis Cagle, Sr. of Ridgely, Tennessee and Florence Pangowish of Ontario, Canada. He was an employee of Mammoet and proudly served his country in the United States Army. ...
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Mary Emery Jetton

July 15, 1958 - August 28, 2017

Mary Emery Jetton, 59 of Jackson, Tennessee passed away on Monday, August 28, 2017, at her residence in Jackson,Tennessee. Born Tuesday, July 15, 1958, in Marion , Illinois. She was a graduate of Dyersburg High School, and attended The University of Tennessee at Knoxville. A loving mother, wife, daughter, sister and Mimi, she was an office professional for the Vice-President of Human Resources...
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Jimmy Lon Hassell

June 5, 1948 - August 27, 2017

On August 26 th , 2017, Jimmy Lon Hassell, age 69 (formerly of Yorkville), left behind him the cares of this world. Born and raised the seventh son in a family of nine children, he leaves behind his wife of 43 years, Pamela "Simmons" Hassell, his son Justin Hassell with wife Selanie and their three children Liam, Mila and Cade of Jackson, Tn. He also leaves behind his brother Kenneth Hassell...
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Rodolfo G. Tijerina

May 1, 1959 - August 24, 2017

Rodolfo G. Tijerina, 58 of Finley, Tennessee died on Thursday, August 24, 2017, at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital in Jackson, Tennessee. Born Friday, May 1, 1959 in Raymondville, Texas, he was the son of Abelardo Tijerina, Sr. and the late Carolina Garcia Tijerina. He was an employee of Moody Properties. He is survived by his wife of thirty nine years, Maria Lopez Tijerina of...
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Myrtle Irene Carpenter

March 14, 1925 - August 23, 2017

Myrtle Irene Carpenter, 92 of Newbern, Tennessee died on Wednesday, August 23, 2017, at Tennova Healthcare-Dyersburg Regional in Dyersburg, Tennessee. Born Saturday, March 14, 1925 in Columbia, Tennessee, she was the daughter of the late Grady Elmore Anderson and the late Tamsie Lavina Riley Anderson. She was a home-maker ,devoted member of Center United Methodist Church, former member of the...
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Joyce Pope "Dude" Martindale

July 1, 1934 - August 20, 2017

Joyce Pope "Dude" Martindale, 83 of RoEllen, Tennessee died on Sunday, August 20, 2017, at her residence in Dyersburg, Tennessee. Born Sunday, July 1, 1934 in Yorkville, Tennessee, she was the daughter of the late Grover C. Pope and the late Clora Belle Ashmore Pope. She was a retired Licensed Practical Nurse with the Dyer County Health Department for forty three years, member of RoEllen Church...
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Raymond Brown Whitlow, Sr.

November 3, 1937 - August 19, 2017

Raymond Brown Whitlow, Sr., 79 of Obion, Tennessee died on Saturday, August 19, 2017, at his residence in Obion, Tennessee. Born November 3, 1937 in Menglewood, Tennessee, he was the son of the late Mack Whitlow and the late Ruby Dublin Whitlow. Mr. Whitlow was a retired auto mechanic. Funeral services for Mr. Whitlow will be 11:00 AM on Tuesday, August 22, 2017 in the Chapel of Johnson...
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Phyllis Lavon Lineberry

March 13, 1955 - August 16, 2017

Phyllis Lavon Lineberry, 62 of Dyersburg, Tennessee died on Wednesday, August 16, 2017, at Tennova Healthcare-Dyersburg Regional in Dyersburg, Tennessee. Born Sunday, March 13, 1955 in Dyersburg, Tennessee, she was the daughter of the late J. D. Permenter and the late Martha Sue Henry Permenter. Ms. Lineberry was a home-maker. Graveside services will be 3:00 P.M. on Sunday, August 20, 2017 at...
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Lou Pate Jones

September 14, 1917 - August 15, 2017

Lou (Pate Koenig) Jones, 99, died peacefully on Aug. 15, 2017 at Baptist Memorial Hospital, East in Memphis, Tennessee. She was the daughter of the late Glen Whiten and Ida Althea Beulah House Pate. She was predeceased by her brother Josiah Calvin Pate and her husbands, Myron Law Koenig and Joseph Jefferson Jones, III. Lou was born on Sept. 14, 1917 in Newbern, Tennessee. She graduated from...
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Reba Vernell Anderson

May 18, 1944 - August 12, 2017

Reba Vernell Anderson, 73 of Dyersburg, Tennessee died on Saturday, August 12, 2017, at Dyersburg Health and Rehabilitation Center in Dyersburg, Tennessee. Born Thursday, May 18, 1944 in Trimble, Tennessee, she was the daughter of the late Ed Sharp and the late Agnes McElroy Sharp. She was a retired employee of the Dyer County Health Department and member of the Free Holiness Church. Funeral...
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Martha Sue Mitchell

July 15, 1950 - August 6, 2017

Martha Sue Mitchell, of Dyersburg, Tennessee died on Sunday, August 6, 2017 at her residence in Dyersburg, Tennessee. Born Saturday, July 15, 1950 in Dyer County, Tennessee, she was the daughter of the late Hyder Ham and the late Pauline Comer Ham. She was a homemaker and member of Walnut Grove Baptist Church. Graveside services for Mrs. Mitchell will be 11:00 AM on Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at...
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Jason Travis Saneford

March 12, 1983 - August 3, 2017

Jason Travis Saneford, 34 of Knoxville, Tennessee died on Thursday, August 3, 2017, at University Of Tennessee Regional Hospital in Knoxville, Tennessee. He was born on Saturday, March 12, 1983 in Union City, Tennessee and was an avid cyclist. Graveside services for Mr. Saneford will be 4:00 P.M. on Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at New Salem Cemetery in Mason Hall, Tennessee. Officiating this...
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Keith McDonald

September 5, 1950 - August 1, 2017

Keith McDonald, 66 of Newbern, Tennessee died on Tuesday, August 1, 2017, at his residence in Newbern, Tennessee. Born Tuesday, September 5, 1950 in Dyersburg, Tennessee, he was the son of the late L. N. McDonald and the late Ludie Hall McDonald. Mr. McDonald was a farmer, retired employee of Northwest Tennessee Correctional Facility and member of Fairview Baptist Church. Funeral services will...
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Roger Wayne Cook

June 12, 1936 - August 1, 2017

Roger Wayne Cook, 81, of Dyersburg, Tennessee died on Tuesday, August 1, 2017, at Dyersburg Health and Rehabilitation Center in Dyersburg, Tennessee. Born Friday, June 12, 1936, in Dyersburg, Tennessee. He was the son of the late John Marshall Cook and the late Allie Bertie Goad Cook. He was a truck driver for Arkansas Best Freight, a member of the Teamsters Union and a member of the Masonic...
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Joyce Melder

January 30, 1942 - July 28, 2017

Joyce Melder, 75 of Dyersburg, Tennessee died on Friday, July 28, 2017, at The Highlands Of Dyersburg in Dyersburg, Tennessee. Born Friday, January 30, 1942 in San Diego, California , she was the daughter of the late Elza Broome and the late Vernita Poindexter Broome. She was a retired accountant/bookkeeper. Funeral services will be 12:00 PM on Saturday, August 5, 2017 in the Chapel of Johnson...
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Carolyn Sue Harriss

September 29, 1943 - July 25, 2017

Carolyn Sue Harriss, 73 of San Angelo, Texas died on Tuesday, July 25, 2017, at Tennova Healthcare-Dyersburg Regional in Dyersburg, Tennessee. Born September 29, 1943, in Owensboro, Kentucky. She was the daughter of the late Henry Clay King and the late Dorothy King. She worked as a Voter Register for the Election Commission. Memorial services will be 7:00 PM, Wednesday, July 26, 2017, at...
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Kathy Lorraine Sisk

August 28, 1948 - July 20, 2017

Kathy Lorraine Sisk, 68 of Newbern, Tennessee died on Thursday, July 20, 2017, at her residence in Newbern,Tennessee. Born Saturday, August 28, 1948, in Halls, Tennessee. She was the daughter of the late Elmer Andrew Goodman and the late Jettie Bee Lumley. Cremation services are under the direction of Johnson-Williams Funeral Home. Memorial services will be announced at a later date. She is...
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Brian Kevin "Big Brian" Butler

February 1, 1968 - July 19, 2017

Brian Kevin "Big Brian" Butler, 49 of Newbern, Tennessee died on Wednesday, July 19, 2017, at Tennova Healthcare-Dyersburg Regional in Dyersburg, Tennessee. Born Thursday, February 1, 1968 in Dyersburg, Tennessee, Mr.Butler was a employee of the Dyer County Highway Department and a former coach for Dyersburg Dixie Youth Baseball for many years. Funeral services for Mr. Butler will be 1:30 P.M....
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Sandra Cowan

April 9, 1955 - July 16, 2017

Sandra Cowan, 62 of Yorkville, Tennessee died on Sunday, July 16, 2017, at Regional One Medical Center in Memphis, Tennessee. Born Saturday, April 9, 1955 in Humboldt, Tennessee, she was the daughter of the late William Adolph Beard and Mary Josephine Walker Beard. She was the salutatorian of the 1973 Class of Rutherford High School. Mrs. Cowan was the Office Manager and Payroll Clerk for Hobbs...
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Louise Anderson

June 25, 1954 - July 16, 2017

Louise Anderson, 63, of Dyersburg, Tennessee died on Sunday, July 16, 2017, at Tennova Healthcare-Dyersburg Regional in Dyersburg, Tennessee. Born Friday, June 25, 1954 in Union City, Tennessee. She was a member of the Dyersburg First Methodist Church where she served as a Sunday School Teacher and class president. She was also a volunteer for Salt and Light, served on the Evangelism Committee...
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Connie Ray McCurdy

June 28, 1934 - July 15, 2017

Connie Ray McCurdy, 83 of Obion, Tennessee died on Saturday, July 15, 2017, at Tennova Healthcare-Dyersburg Regional in Dyersburg, Tennessee. Born Thursday, June 28, 1934 in Ridgely, Tennessee. He was a retired farmer, member of Miston Baptist Church and served his country in the United States Marines. Funeral services for Mr. McCurdy will be 11:00 AM on Monday, July 17, 2017 in the Chapel of...
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Shirley Ann Tharpe Carnell

May 5, 1937 - July 11, 2017

Shirley Ann Tharpe Carnell, 80 of Newbern, Tennessee died on Tuesday, July 11, 2017, at Tennova Healthcare-Dyersburg Regional Medical Center in Dyersburg, Tennessee. Born Wednesday, May 5, 1937 in Wayne County, Tennessee, she was the daughter of the late Joseph Johnson Tharpe and the late Mary Myrtle Lorene Tatum Tharpe. She was a retired employee of Sylvania. Graveside services for Mrs....
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Patsy J. Whitt

December 16, 1937 - July 10, 2017

Patsy J. Whitt, 79 of Dyersburg, Tennessee died on Monday, July 10, 2017, at Tennova Healthcare-Dyersburg Regional in Dyersburg, Tennessee. Born Thursday, December 16, 1937 in Dyersburg, Tennessee, she was the daughter of the late Earl Evans and the late Laverne Ozment Evans. She was a retired employee of the Newbern Dairy Creme and former owner of Pat's Diner in Dyersburg, Tennessee. Ms....
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Billy Ray Burns

May 13, 1949 - July 10, 2017

Billy Ray Burns, 68 of Ripley, Tennessee died on Monday, July 10, 2017, in Dyersburg, Tennessee. Born Friday, May 13, 1949 in Dyersburg, Tennessee, he was the son of the late Jimmy Burns and the late Anne Lois Goff Burns. He was a former employee of Murray Guard. Funeral services will be 11:00 AM on Thursday, July 13, 2017 at the Second Baptist Church in Dyersburg, Tennessee. Officiating...
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Carolyn Ann Stephens

May 17, 1956 - July 9, 2017

Carolyn Ann Stephens, 61 of Dyersburg, Tennessee died on Sunday, July 9, 2017, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-East in Memphis, Tennessee. Born Thursday, May 17, 1956 in Dyer County, Tennessee, she was the daughter of the late Ocil Hipps and the late Freddie Clendenin Hipps. She was a retired employee of the Dyersburg City School System and member of Church Grove Baptist Church in Newbern,...
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Mary Ruth Wallace

August 22, 1930 - July 9, 2017

Mary Ruth Wallace, 86 of Dyersburg, Tennessee died on Sunday, July 9, 2017, at Tennova Healthcare-Dyersburg Regional in Dyersburg, Tennessee. Born Friday, August 22, 1930 in Sharon, Tennessee, she was the daughter of the late Glyn Reynold and the late Pauline Wilson Reynolds. She was a retired sales clerk for Davis Dress Shop and Williams Jewelry, Mrs. Wallace was a member of Phillips Street...
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Renita L. Ramsey Baker

January 15, 1965 - July 7, 2017

Renita L. Ramsey Baker, 52, of Newbern, Tennessee died on Friday, July 7, 2017, at Tennova Healthcare-Dyersburg Regional in Dyersburg, Tennessee. Born Friday, January 15, 1965 in Dyer County, Tennessee, she was the daughter of the late George Ramsey and the late Joyce McCann Ramsey. Ms. Baker was a home-maker. Cremation services are under the direction of Johnson-Williams Funeral Home. She is...
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Patricia A. "Patti" Murphy

October 13, 1948 - July 6, 2017

Patricia A. "Patti" Murphy, 68 of Dyersburg, Tennessee died on Thursday, July 6, 2017, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-East in Memphis, Tennessee. Born Wednesday, October 13, 1948 in Memphis, Tennessee, she was the daughter of the late Paul Murphy and the late Agnes Murphy. Ms. Murphy was a retired executive secretary and member of St. Mary's Episcopal Church. Funeral services will be at...
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Rosie Lee Brown

September 23, 1929 - July 6, 2017

Rosie Lee Brown, 87 of Newbern, Tennessee died on Thursday, July 6, 2017, at her residence in Newbern, Tennessee. Born Monday, September 23, 1929 in Trenton, Tennessee, she was the daughter of the late John Elbert Moore and the late Katie Aslin Moore. She was a retired employee of Parkview Hospital Dietary Department in Dyersburg, Tennessee. Mrs. Brown was a member of the Main Street Church of...
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Wanda Gail Ring

November 28, 1943 - July 4, 2017

Wanda Gail Ring, 73 of Trimble, Tennessee died on Tuesday, July 4, 2017, at her residence in Trimble, Tennessee. Born Sunday, November 28, 1943 in Dyer County, Tennessee, she was the daughter of the late Horace Hicks and the late Chessie Riddick Hicks. She was a retired seamstress for Trimble Manufacturing. Graveside services for Mrs. Ring will be 1:30 PM on Wednesday, July 5, 2017 at Poplar...
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J. C. Adams

April 12, 1926 - July 3, 2017

J. C. Adams, 91 of Trimble, Tennessee made his way to his eternal home on Monday, July 3, 2017, at his residence in Trimble, Tennessee. Born Monday, April 12, 1926 in Lake County, Tennessee to the late Charlie Adams and the late Jessie Reeves Adams Callison, a man small in stature but huge in character and faith. He served his in the the United States Navy during World War II, was a career...
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Joel R. Waller

October 13, 1964 - July 2, 2017

Joel R. Waller, 52 of Tiptonville, Tennessee died on Sunday, July 2, 2017, at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital in Jackson, Tennessee. Born Tuesday, October 13, 1964 in Dyer County, Tennessee, Mr. Waller was a retired Registered Nurse and Real Estate Agent. and an avid fan of the Ole Miss Rebels and St. Louis Cardinals. He was a lifelong member of Hawthorne Baptist Church. Graveside...
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Joyce Ann Wheeler Hill

September 10, 1957 - July 2, 2017

Joyce Ann Wheeler Hill, 59, of Newbern, Tennessee died on Sunday, July 2, 2017. Ms. Hill was born on September 10, 1957 in Dyersburg, Tennessee. She was an employee of Tyson Foods in Newbern, Tennessee and a dedicated volunteer for Dyer County Relay for Life. Funeral services for Ms. Hill will be held on Thursday, July 6, 2017at 11:00 A.M. in the Chapel of Johnson-Williams Funeral Home....
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Myra Lois Joslin

June 9, 1944 - June 30, 2017

Myra Lois Joslin, 73 of Dyersburg, Tennessee died on Friday, June 30, 2017, at Tennova Healthcare-Dyersburg Regional in Dyersburg, Tennessee. Born Friday, June 9, 1944 in Finley, Tennessee, she was the daughter of the late Fate Hickerson and the late Dora Tyner Hickerson. She was a retired pediatric nurse and member of Second Baptist Church in Dyersburg, Tennessee. Funeral services for Mrs....
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Emily S. "Susie" Scarborough Hendricks

June 7, 1955 - June 30, 2017

Emily S. "Susie" Scarborough Hendricks, 62 of Yorkville, Tennessee died on Friday, June, 30, 2017 at her residence in Yorkville,Tennessee. Born Tuesday, June 7, 1955, in Gibson County, Tennessee. She was a retired Unemployment Adjudicator for the State of Tennessee and was a lifetime member of Midway Baptist Church but had been a devoted member of the Yorkville Cumberland Presbyterian Church...
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Clarissa Grace Webb

June 27, 2017 - June 27, 2017

Clarissa Grace Webb, infant daughter of Allen and Heather Webb, gained her angel wings on Tuesday, June 27, 2017, at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital in Jackson, Tennessee. Graveside services for Clarissa Grace will be 11:00 AM on Saturday, July 1, 2017 at Minnick Cemetery near Elbridge, Tennessee. Officiating this service will be Rev. Lyndal Fisher. Family and friends are asked to gather...
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Juanita Ellison

August 3, 1931 - June 27, 2017

Juanita Ellison, 86 of Ripley, Tennessee, formerly of RoEllen, Tennessee died on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at Asbury Cove Assisted Living in Ripley,Tennessee. Born Monday, August 3, 1931, in Jewett, Missouri. She was the daughter of the late James Edward Null and the late Verna Pearl Midkiff Null. She was a retired employee of World Color Press. Memorial services for Mrs. Ellison will be held...
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Bettie Sue Hartsfield

September 15, 1927 - June 26, 2017

Bettie Sue Hartsfield, 89 of Newbern, Tennessee died on Monday, June 26, 2017, at her residence in Newbern, Tennessee. Born Thursday, September 15, 1927 in Newbern, Tennessee, she was the daughter of the late Ira Gregg Crenshaw and the late Robbie Linnie Williams Crenshaw. She was a retired employee of All-Wear and a life long member of Fairview Baptist Church in Newbern, Tennessee. Funeral...
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Judith R. Davis

December 25, 1942 - June 26, 2017

Judith R. Davis, 74 of Baldwyn, Mississippi died on Monday, June 26, 2017, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo, Mississippi. Born Friday, December 25, 1942 in Bogota, Tennessee, she was the daughter of the late Sullivan Roberson and the late Dezene Presgrove Roberson. She was a retired nurse and attended the Free Will Church of Amory, Mississippi. Graveside services for Mrs. Davis...
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Lynn A. Jacks

May 16, 1959 - June 17, 2017

Lynn A. Jacks, 58 of Dyersburg, Tennessee died on Saturday, June 17, 2017, at Methodist Hospital in Olive Branch, Mississippi. Born Saturday, May 16, 1959 in Millington, Tennessee, he was the son of the late Ralph Jacks and the late Lenora Jones Jacks. Mr. Jacks was a retired accountant and had proudly earned the status of Eagle Scout. Funeral services for Mr. Jacks will be 1:00 P.M. on...
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Roy Gene Elgin

June 12, 1943 - June 17, 2017

Roy Gene Elgin, 74 of Newbern, Tennessee died on Saturday, June 17, 2017, at his residence in Newbern, Tennessee. Born Saturday, June 12, 1943 in Paragould, Arkansas, he was the son of the late Jewel Elgin and the late Dorothy Tindall Elgin Stark. He was a retired truck driver for Roberts-Gibson Oil Company and an CB enthusiast. Funeral services for Mr. Elgin will be 11:00 AM on Tuesday,...
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Billie Jean Ford

February 1, 1938 - June 13, 2017

Billie Jean Ford, 79 of Atoka, Tennessee died on Tuesday, June 13, 2017, at Methodist Hospice House in Memphis, Tennessee. Born Tuesday, February 1, 1938 in Nebo, Tennessee, she was the daughter of the late Ruble B.LaRue and the late Cora Ann Sowell LaRue. She was a Retired Civil SVC for the Army Corps of Engineers at Millington NAS. Funeral services for Mrs. Ford will be 1:00 PM on Saturday,...
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Ken Maynor

December 27, 1933 - June 13, 2017

Ken Maynor, 83 of Dyersburg, Tennessee died on Tuesday, June 13, 2017, at his residence in Dyersburg, Tennessee. Born Wednesday, December 27, 1933 in Miston, Tennessee, he was the son of the late Homer B. Maynor and the late Ardie Maynor. He was a retired fork lift operator for Tokheim and Colonial Rubber Works. Graveside services for Mr. Maynor will be 11:30 AM on Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at...
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Sandra Gayle Criswell

September 15, 1955 - June 8, 2017

Sandra Gayle Criswell, 61 of Finley, Tennessee died on Thursday, June 8, 2017, at her residence in Finley, Tennessee. Born Thursday, September 15, 1955, she was the daughter of the late Ray Gray and the late Carrie Unknown Gray. She was a home-maker. Graveside services for Mrs. Criswell will be 10:00 AM on Monday, June 12, 2017 at Rutherford Cemetery in Rutherford, Tennessee. Officiating this...
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Tony Andrew Greene

September 5, 1962 - June 7, 2017

Tony Andrew Greene, 54 of Jackson, Tennessee died on Wednesday, June 7, 2017, at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital in Jackson, Tennessee. Born Wednesday, September 5, 1962 in Los Angeles, California , he was the son of the late Wade George Greene and the late Maxine Lumley Greene. Mr. Greene was a Distribution Service Representative for Pathgroup Labs. He was a member of the Love and...
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William Lee "Buzz" Borden, Sr.

September 10, 1949 - June 5, 2017

William Lee "Buzz" Borden, Sr. , 67, of Newbern, Tennessee died on Monday, June 5, 2017, at his residence in Newbern, Tennessee. Born Saturday, September 10, 1949, in Dyersburg, Tennessee. He was the son of the late Archie Ozell Borden and the late Lavina Mae Borden. He proudly served his country in the United States Army, was a member of Harmony Baptist Church, a former employee of the...
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Ted N, Gentry

October 5, 1943 - May 31, 2017

Ted N. Gentry, 73, of Newbern, Tennessee died on Wednesday, May 31, 2017, at in Newbern, Tennessee. Born October 5, 1943 in Fowlkes, Tennessee, he was the son of the late Henry Grady Gentry, Sr. and the late Ora B. Epperson Gentry. He was the owner of Waterserv Company, formerly Genson. Mr. Gentry was a graduate of the University of Tennessee at Knoxville earning a Bachelor of Science Degree in...
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Willard D. Lacy

March 23, 1938 - May 31, 2017

Willard D. Lacy, 79 of Dyersburg, Tennessee died on Wednesday, May 31, 2017, at Tennova Healthcare-Dyersburg Regional in Dyersburg, Tennessee. Born Wednesday, March 23, 1938 in Dyer County, Tennessee, he was the son of the late Doil Lacy and the late Nellie Opal Lacy. He was a retired employee of Colonial Rubber. Mr. Lacy enjoyed Blue Grass Music, loved hunting and fishing and enjoyed beating...
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Dona W. Cook

April 9, 1936 - May 29, 2017

Dona W. Cook, 81 of Trimble, Tennessee died on Monday, May 29, 2017, at Methodist University Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee. Born Thursday, April 9, 1936 in Knoxville, Tennessee, she was the daughter of the late Edgar Walker and the late Arvilla Mae Moore Walker. She was a retired real estate broker for Cook Auction and Real Estate. Mrs. Cook was baptized as a child in the United Pentecostal...
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Geraldine S. Anthony

January 21, 1940 - May 28, 2017

Geraldine S. Anthony, 77 of Newbern, Tennessee died on Sunday, May 28, 2017, at her residence in Newbern, Tennessee. Born Sunday, January 21, 1940 in McNairy County, Tennessee, she was the daughter of the late Charles Harold Sanders and the late Rebecca Kathleen Evans Sanders. She was a self employed Care-Giver. Funeral services for Mrs. Anthony will be 1:00 PM on Tuesday, May 30, 2017 in the...
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Doreen D. Melton

June 6, 1944 - May 26, 2017

Doreen D. Melton, 72 of Dyersburg, Tennessee died on Friday, May 26, 2017, at Dyersburg Health and Rehabilitation Center in Dyersburg, Tennessee. Born Tuesday, June 6, 1944 in Muskegon, Michigan, she was the daughter of the late Harry E. Temple and the late Edna A. Robinson Settle. She was a retired administrative assistant for Matthew 25:40, caregiver and proudly served her country in the...
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Virgil "Junior" Sawyers

October 17, 1930 - May 24, 2017

Virgil "Junior" Sawyers, 86 of Newbern, Tennessee died on Wednesday, May 24, 2017, at Dyersburg Health and Rehabilitation Center in Dyersburg, Tennessee. Born Friday, October 17, 1930 in Dyer County, Tennessee, he was the son of the late Virgil Sawyers and the late Bertha Pinckley Sawyers. Mr. Sawyers was a farmer and retired employee of Conalco. Funeral services for Mr. Sawyers will be 1:00...
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Nona Fussell

December 31, 1930 - May 20, 2017

Pearl Fussell, 86 of Newbern, Tennessee died on Saturday, May 20, 2017, at The Highlands Of Dyersburg in Dyersburg, Tennessee. Born Wednesday, December 31, 1930 in Dyer County, Tennessee, she was the daughter of the late Richard Hall and the late Helen Lytle Hall. She was a home-maker. Graveside services for Mrs. Fussell will be 2:00 PM on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at Fairview Cemetery in Newbern,...
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Nancy Hinman

August 10, 1957 - May 20, 2017

Nancy Joan Hinman, 59 of Dyersburg, Tennessee died on Saturday, May 20, 2017, at her residence in Dyersburg, Tennessee. Born Saturday, August 10, 1957 in Cairo, Illinois, she was a former teacher's aid with JAMP Special Education in Mounds, Illinois. Mrs. Hinman was a member of the RoEllen Baptist Church. Funeral services for Mrs. Hinman will be 7:00 PM, on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 in the Chapel...
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Pam Fortner

October 12, 1962 - May 19, 2017

Pamela Patton Fortner, 54 of Newbern, Tennessee died on Friday, May 19, 2017, at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital in Jackson, Tennessee. Born Friday, October 12, 1962 in Dyersburg, Tennessee, she was the daughter of the late W. E. Patton and the late Peggy Bell Patton. She was the maintenance clerk for DOT Foods, member of The Sanctuary and a 1981 Graduate of Dyer County High School where...
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Sue F. Frye

July 10, 1955 - May 16, 2017

Sue F. Frye, 61 of Trimble, Tennessee died on Tuesday, May 16, 2017, at Tennova Regional Hospital of Jackson in Jackson, Tennessee. Born Sunday, July 10, 1955, she was the daughter of the late Billy Jerome Riddick and the late Willie Sue Green McCants. Mrs. Frye was a home-maker. A celebration of life service for Mrs.Frye will be at 6:30 PM on Thursday, May 25, 2017 in the Chapel of Johnson...
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Jean Grills Forrester

January 13, 1929 - May 16, 2017

Jean Grills Forrester, 88 of Newbern, Tennessee died on Tuesday, May 16, 2017, at The Highlands Of Dyersburg in Dyersburg, Tennessee. Born Sunday, January 13, 1929 in Dyer County, Tennessee, she was the daughter of the late Carl Grills and the late Mary Mulherin Grills. Mrs. Forrester was a retired LPN from The Highlands of Dyersburg. Her home church was Center United Methodist Church where...
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Lottie G. Brown

October 9, 1926 - May 14, 2017

Lottie G. Brown, 90 of Newbern, Tennessee died on Sunday, May 14, 2017, at Dyer Nursing Home in Dyer, Tennessee. Born Saturday, October 9, 1926 in Dyer County, Tennessee, she was the daughter of the late George Franklin Pierce and the late Annie C. Hendricks Pierce. Mrs. Brown retired from HECO Manufacturing after thirty three years of service and was a member of Bethel Baptist Church in...
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Dewey D. Weeks

April 6, 1929 - May 11, 2017

Private Services for Mr. Weeks will be held at a later date.
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Thomas Wayne Burns

March 26, 1948 - May 10, 2017

Thomas Wayne Burns, 69 of RoEllen, Tennessee died on Wednesday, May 10, 2017, at his residence in Dyersburg, Tennessee. Born Friday, March 26, 1948 in Dyer County, Tennessee, he was the son of the late James Paul Burns and the late Sadie Louise Swims Burns. He was a retired employee of World Color and Walmart maintenance department. Mr. Burns proudly served his country in the United States...
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Annie Glenn McCorkle

October 20, 1916 - May 9, 2017

Annie Glenn McCorkle became a centenarian on October 16, 2016. She was born in 1916 to Ann Heath (McCorkle), from Milan-Medina in Gibson County, and to Glenn Roache McCorkle of the Verdant Plain McCorkle community on Highway 77, now Churchton, east of Newbern. Her father was a long-time magistrate and JP for the Ninth District of Dyer County. Annie attended the old Union Grove school in...
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Sharon Sherron Woodley

November 22, 1943 - May 2, 2017

Sharon Sherron Woodley, 73 of Newbern, Tennessee died on Tuesday, May 2, 2017, at The Highlands Of Dyersburg in Dyersburg, Tennessee. Born Monday, November 22, 1943 in Union City, Tennessee, she was the daughter of Mary Yates Cutler and the late Nathan Cutler. She was a retired employee of S & R. Funeral services for Ms. Woodley will be 1:00 PM on Wednesday, May 3, 2017 in the Chapel of...
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Jack Zarecor, Jr.

April 30, 2017

Jack Zarecor, Jr., 60 of Yorkville, Tennessee died on Sunday, April 30, 2017, at his residence in Yorkville,Tennessee. Born Sunday, November 11, 1956, in Gibson County, Tennessee. He was the son of the late Jack Zarecor and the late Georgia Sue Legions Zarecor. He was an electrician, a member of Yorkville Cumberland Presbyterian Church and proudly served his country in the United States Army...
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Rebecca Scobey Austin

March 11, 1933 - April 29, 2017

Rebecca Scobey Austin, 84 of Newbern, Tennessee died on Saturday, April 29, 2017, at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital in Jackson, Tennessee. Born Saturday, March 11, 1933 in Dyer County, Tennessee, she was the daughter of the late Willie "Bill" Scobey and the late Lessie Fitzgerald Scobey. Mrs. Austin was a retired bookkeeper for Tigrett and Shibley Insurors and was a member of Palestine...
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James Andrew Jackson

January 14, 1940 - April 29, 2017

James Andrew Jackson, 77 of Dyersburg, Tennessee died on Saturday, April 29, 2017, at his residence in Dyersburg, Tennessee. Born January 14, 1940 in Dyer County, Tennessee, he was the son of the late Aaron Jackson and the late Genier Jackson. Mr. Jackson was a retired employee of Colonial Rubber and member of Parr Avenue Church of Christ. Funeral services for Mr. Jackson will be 10:00 AM on...
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James Aubrey Davis

April 28, 2017

James Aubrey Davis, 78 of Trimble, Tennessee died on Friday, April 28, 2017, at Tri-Star Centennial Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee. Born Sunday, July 24, 1938 in Dyer County, Tennessee, he was the son of the late Aubrey "Snooks" Davis and the late Elizabeth Murray Davis. He was a retired employee of Goodyear and proudly served his country in the United States Army-National Guard. Mr....
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Royce Wade Lippard

October 31, 1940 - April 27, 2017

Royce Wade Lippard, 76 of Collegedale,Tennessee died on Thursday, April 27, 2017, at Tennova Healthcare in Cleveland, Tennessee. Born Thursday, October 31, 1940 in Lane, Tennessee, he was the son of the late Clayton Ivie Lippard and the late Maurine Evelyn Roddy Lippard. He was a simple man of few words, that cherished life greatly. The most important things of his life were God, his family...
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James T. Seratt

January 7, 1952 - April 26, 2017

James T. Seratt, 65 of Newbern, Tennessee died on Wednesday, April 26, 2017, at Milan General Hospital in Milan, Tennessee. Born Monday, January 7, 1952 in Dyersburg, Tennessee, he was the son of the late George T. Seratt and Martha Lavinia Simpson Crunk. He was a retired employee of Ford Construction. Graveside services for Mr. Seratt will be 3:00 PM on Friday, April 28, 2017 at Sorrell's...
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Paul H. Mallard

April 16, 1943 - April 23, 2017

Paul H. Mallard, 74 of Newbern, Tennessee died on Sunday, April 23, 2017, at his residence in Newbern, Tennessee. Born Friday, April 16, 1943 in Dyer County, Tennessee, he was the son of the late J. L. Mallard and the late Sue Howard Mallard. He was a retired employee of Dyersburg Fabrics, member of Glendale church of Christ and former member of the Newbern Saddle Club. Funeral services for Mr...
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Agnes Sergel

March 26, 1929 - April 22, 2017

Agnes Sergel, 88 of Union City, Tennessee died on Saturday, April 22, 2017, at Union City Manor in Union City, Tennessee. Born Tuesday, March 26, 1929 in Trimble, Tennessee, she was the daughter of the late Martin Luther McManis and the late Jewell Newbern McManis. Mrs. Sergel was a home-maker and attended Woodland Mills Baptist Church. Graveside services will be 3:30 PM on Tuesday, April 25...
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Sarah Clara Medley

September 29, 1937 - April 21, 2017

Sarah Clara Medley, 79 of Mason Hall, Tennessee died on Friday, April 21, 2017, at Tennova Healthcare-Dyersburg Regional in Dyersburg, Tennessee. Born Wednesday, September 29, 1937, she was the daughter of the late Robert Lee Harper and the late Velma Speck Harper. She was a former private duty sitter. In honor Mrs. Medley's wishes, a private service will be held. She is survived by two sons...
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John Wayne Criswell

August 21, 1950 - April 18, 2017

John Wayne Criswell, 66 of Halls, Tennessee died on Tuesday, April 18, 2017, at Tennova Healthcare-Dyersburg Regional in Dyersburg, Tennessee. Born Monday, August 21, 1950 in Dyersburg, Tennessee, he was the son of the late Clintie Buford Criswell and the late Mattie Eudell Dowell Criswell. Mr. Criswell was a retired employee of Anderson Hickey and proudly served his country in the the United...
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James "Jim" Kidd

August 19, 1958 - April 18, 2017

James "Jim" Kidd, 58 of Dyer, Tennessee died on Tuesday, April 18, 2017, at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital in Jackson, Tennessee. Born Tuesday, August 19, 1958 in Jackson, Tennessee. He was a self-employed truck driver, proudly served his country in the United States Army and was proud be a CHOCTAW. Funeral services for Mr. Kidd will be 11:00 AM on Thursday, April 20, 2017 in the...
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Steve Clark

October 31, 1960 - April 17, 2017

Steve Clark, 56 of Newbern, Tennessee died on Monday, April 17, 2017, at Tennova Healthcare-Dyersburg Regional in Dyersburg,Tennessee. Born Monday, October 31, 1960, in Louisville, Kentucky. He was a former employee of World Color for thirty two years and then was employed by SRG of Ripley, Tennessee for six years. Mr. Clark was a member and elder of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church in...
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Clifton "Bubba" Johnson

November 25, 1958 - April 16, 2017

Clifton "Bubba" Johnson, 58 of Newbern, Tennessee died on Sunday, April 16, 2017, at Tennova Healthcare-Dyersburg Regional in Dyersburg, Tennessee. Born Tuesday, November 25, 1958 in Dyersburg, Tennessee, he was the son of the late Hugh Franklin Johnson and the late Peggy Sue Hill Johnson. He was an employee of Ermco. Funeral services for Mr. Johnson will be 2:00 PM on Wednesday, April 19, 2017...
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Jeffrey Lynn Clark

January 2, 1964 - April 14, 2017

Jeffrey Lynn Clark, 53 of Dyersburg, Tennessee died on Friday, April 14, 2017, at his residence in Dyersburg,Tennessee. Born Thursday, January 2, 1964, in Dyersburg, Tennessee. He was a lab technician Hexpol of Dyersburg, Tennessee and an avid fan of the University of Tennessee Volunteers. Graveside services for Mr. Clark will be 2:00 PM on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at Fairview Cemetery in...
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Geraldine Rose Holder

May 31, 1933 - April 13, 2017

Geraldine Rose Holder, 83, of Dyersburg, Tennessee, died Thursday at Tennova Healthcare-Dyersburg Regional Medical Center. Born May 31, 1933, in Ashport, Tennessee. She was the daughter of the late Tollie T. Rose and the late Erma Johnson Rose. Her family moved from Lauderdale County to Dyer County when she was 6 years old. Except for 9 years in Lakeland, Florida, she spent her entire life...
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Donald Criswell

May 23, 1927 - April 11, 2017

Donald Criswell, 89 of Newbern, Tennessee died on Tuesday, April 11, 2017, at Tennova Healthcare-Dyersburg Regional in Dyersburg, Tennessee. Born Monday, May 23, 1927 in Miston, Tennessee, he was the son of the late T. C. Criswell and the late Mattie Mae Mintz Criswell. Mr. Criswell was a retired employee of Dyersburg Fabrics, member of the Sanctuary Pentecostal Church and proudly served his...
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Dorothy W. Wells

January 15, 1932 - April 8, 2017

Dorothy Willingham Wells, 85 of Dyersburg, Tennessee, formerly of Florence, Alabama, died on Saturday, April 8, 2017, at her residence in Dyersburg, Tennessee. She was a loving mother , grand-mother and great-grandmother and she will be missed. Born Friday, January 15, 1932 in Tuscumbia, Alabama, she was the daughter of the late William Edward Willingham and the late Ella Smallwood Willingham....
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Jo Carolyn Baker

December 14, 1942 - April 7, 2017

Jo Carolyn Baker, 74 of Trimble, Tennessee died on Friday, April 7, 2017, at Union City Nursing & Rehabilitation in Union City,Tennessee. Born Monday, December 14, 1942, in Dyer County, Tennessee. She was the daughter of the late Woodrow McBride and Catherine Ellis McBride. She was a former employee at Trimble Manufacturing and Dyersburg Manor. Funeral services will be 11:30 AM, Saturday,...
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Rodney Dean Gatti

March 29, 1965 - April 4, 2017

Rodney Dean Gatti, 52, of Dyersburg, Tennessee died on Tuesday, April 4, 2017. Born Monday, March 29, 1965, in Portsmouth, Virginia. He was the son of Louis and Shirley Gatti of South Williamsport, Pennsylvania. He was a machinist who loved studying God's word, preaching and gospel music. Funeral services for Mr. Gatti will be 1:00 PM, Monday, April 10, 2017, in the Chapel of Johnson...
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John Janis, Sr.

March 20, 1928 - March 31, 2017

Johnny Janis, 89, of Nashville, Tennessee, died on Friday, March 31, 2017, at the Tennessee State Veterans' Home in Humboldt, Tennessee. Born Tuesday, March 20, 1928, in Chicago, Illinois, he was a world renown jazz guitarist, vocalist, and entertainer, and served in the United States Army during the Korean War. He is survived by his three children, John Janis, Jr., Julie Janis, and Dina Janis...
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