CARROLL COUNTY TN

OBITUARIES

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LUCY MAE (MELTON) DABBS - Services for Mrs. Lucy Mae (Melton) Dabbs were Tuesday at Parkers Chapel Baptist Church at Clarksburg with Rev. Felix Tuggles officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery with Parham Mortuary in charge. Mrs. Dabbs, 36, died Saturday at Lexington Hospital. She was born in Carroll County and was a Baptist. She leaves six children, Alisha of Nashville, Ricky, J.C. Judy, all of Savannah, Forestine and William of Knoxville; two sisters, Mrs. Donna Mae Teague and Mrs. Carolyn Bomar both of Lexington; a brother, Herbert Melton of Lexington; her grandmother, Mrs. Addie Melton of Wildersville and a step-grandfather, Bill Gardner of Fulton KY.
Lexington Progress 12 March 1975

LARRY DALE DAILEY , 72, of Sunrise Beach, died Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2007, at his home. He was born June 1, 1934, in Columbia County, Ark., to Alton and Virgie Beckham Dailey, who preceded him in death. He married Sarah Smithson. He was a Cumberland Presbyterian minister and was serving as supply pastor at Happy Home Cumberland Presbyterian Church near Conway. Survivors include his wife, Sarah, of the home; three sons, David, of Waterloo, Iowa; Brian and his wife, Teresa, of Merriam, Kan. and Dean and his wife, Melissa, of Prairie Village, Kan.; two brothers, Clennon Dailey and his wife, Nellie, of Martin, Tenn. and Ken Dailey and his wife, Susan, of Walkersville, Ark.; a sister, Joyce Smith, of Hamburg, Ark. and five grandchildren. Services for the Rev. Larry Dale Dailey will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 9, 2007, at Happy Home Cumberland Presbyterian Church near Conway with the Rev. Terry Hansen officiating. Burial will be in McKenzie Memorial Gardens in McKenzie, Tenn., under the direction of Shadel's Colonial Chapel of Lebanon.





ELLA VONELLE (BRANDON) DAVIS , 92, of Huntingdon, Tennessee, died Wednesday, December 17, 2003 at the Life Care Center in Bruceton. Funeral services will be conducted on Saturday, December 20, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Dilday Funeral Home. Interment will follow in the Davis Chapel Cemetery. Brother Wayne Holmes will officiate the services. Mrs. Davis was born July 24, 1911 in Carroll County, Tennessee to the late Sherman and Louetta Jamison Brandon. She was a homemaker and a member of the Davis Chapel United Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth Davis, who passed away on July 28, 2001, and two grandsons, Kent Davis and John Davis. She is survived by three sons, Clayton (Bonnie) Davis of Shalimar, FL, Rayburn (Lorene) Davis of Huntingdon, TN and Kenneth (Patricia) Davis of Huntingdon, TN. She also leaves 4 grandchildren, Charles Davis of Jackson, TN, Mary Ann Lawrence of Nashville, TN, Tammy Simpson and Kim Huss both of Huntingdon, Tennessee, and 5 great grandchildren, Melissa Hill of Nashville, TN, Trista Simpson, Matt Simpson, Brandon Huss and Brett Huss, all of Huntingdon, TN. The family will receive friends today after 4:00 p.m. at Dilday Funeral Home West Visitation Room and on Saturday from 8:00 a.m. until time of services.
From Jerry McDaniel Watchers

KENNETH WILLIE DAVIS , 92, of Huntingdon, died Saturday, July 28, at his residence. Services were held on Monday, July 30, in the Dilday Funeral Home Chapel. Brother Wayne Holmes officiated. Burial followed in the Davis Chapel Cemetery. Pallbearers who served were Charles Davis, Johnny Lawrence, David Huss, Ricky Simpson, Glenn Morgan, and Elbert Ray Vestal. Honorary pallbearers were Mike Lewis, Mickey Lewis, Mark Lewis, Steve Bunn, and the Huntingdon Circuit Methodist Men's Group. Mr. Davis, the son of the late John Marshall Davis and Willie Bell Yates Davis, was born September 16, 1908. He was a retired farmer, a member of WOW, and a member of the Davis Chapel Methodist Church. He was preceded in death by two grandchildren. He is survived by his wife of 75 years, Vonnell Brandon Davis; three sons, William Clayton Davis of Shalimar, Florida, and Rayburn Davis and Kenneth Davis, Jr., both of Huntingdon, four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
From Jerry McDaniel Watchers

MACK DAVIS - Services for Mack Davis were Friday at Prospect Baptist Church with the Rev. Jimmy Allison and the Rev. C. C. Siedd officiating. Burial was in the New Prospect Cemetery. Mr. Davis, who was 52, died Wednesday at the Bruceton Clinic after a short illness. He was a deacon at Prospect Baptist Church and a member of the Bruceton Lodge. He was a retired Henry I. Siegel employee. He leaves his wife, Mrs. Thelma Bennett Davis of Hollow Rock; a son, Stephen Davis of Hollow Rock; a brother, Clifford Davis of Lexington; a sister, Mrs. Jessie Morgan of Cedar Grove and two grandchildren.
The Lexington Progress, December 19, 1978 - transcribed by, Amanda Jowers

EUTHER T. DEES , farmer of the Palestine Community, were held at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Palestine Baptist Church. Burial was in the New Bethel Cemetery in Henderson County. Mr. Dees, who was 68, died Monday at the Jackson-Madison County General Hospital after a heart attack. Born and reared in Henderson County, he had lived in Carroll County since 1932. He was a World War I veteran and a member of the Baptist Church. He leaves his wife, Mrs. Lonie King Dees; a son, Staff Sgt. Howard M. Dees, with the Air Force in the Panama Canal Zone; a sister, Mrs. Willie Manley of Scotts Hill, Tenn.; and a grandchild.
(The Tennessee Republican, Friday, October 23, 1964)
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J.W. DELANEY , one of the best known citizens of the Twenty-second district, died last Saturday after an illness of long duration. His death was from a complication of diseases. The deceased was 73 years old and is survived by his widow, one daughter and three sons. He was a man of splendid character, a useful citizen and had a large number of friends. The burial occurred last Sunday.

MRS. W.B. DELANEY , relict of the late W. B. Delany, died Sunday at her home near Blooming Grove in the third district. She was sick only two days and her death was very sudden and a great surprise to her people. She was about 76 years old, a member of the Baptist church and a most excel- lent christian woman. Her burial occurred Monday with proper burial services. Her husband died several years ago and she had a son, F. M. Delany, to die recently.

AGNES DEMOSS , 85, died Wednesday, June 27 at the Baptist Memorial Hospital in Huntingdon. Funeral services were conducted on Saturday, June 30 at 10:00 a.m. at Bethel Missionary Baptist Church with Bro. Scott Carter and Bro. Phillip Halters officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery. Mrs. DeMoss was born September 14, 1915 in McKenzie to the late Bruce Brown and Maggie Mae (Deck) Montgomery. She was a homemaker and a member of the Bethel Missionary Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lucian Henry DeMoss; one son, Bobby A. DeMoss; one brother, Vernice B. Montgomery and one sister, Ora F. Chandler. She is survived by one son, Gary I. DeMoss of Tucson, Arizona; three daughters, Myra S. Reeves of McKenzie, Debra M. Scott of Maryville and Marketta C. Hudson of Louisville; one sister, Maggie Mildred McAdoo of McKenzie; ten grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren. Chase Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

WILLIAM DEMOSS - On February 18 last, at the residence of Col. Hugh, in Carroll County, Ten, of influenza, Mr. William Demoss, in the 68th year of his age.
Contributed by Cary Robinson Nashville Banner 21 Mar 1836
William Demoss, wife was Priscilla Greer. He was born about 1768.

VIRGINIA (POWERS) DePRIEST - Services for Mrs. Virginia Powers DePriest were Saturday at Sitka Church of Christ. Burial was in Hopewell Cemetery. Mrs. DePriest was born in Henderson County but had lived in Gibson and Carroll Counties most of her life. She was a member of the Church of Christ. She leaves her husband, Thomas of Cedar Grove; three sons, J.H. of St. Louis, Quinten of CA and Sidney of Cedar Grove; two sisters, Mrs. Leora Powers of Scotts Hill and Mrs. J.H. Loftin of near Lexington and 10 granchildren.
Lexington Progress 10 November 1966

MAGGIE (MOORE) DESHONG - The following from the Milan Exhange of last week will be of interest. Mr. Deshong lives in this county and in his sad bereavement, has the sympathy of our people. MRS. MAGGIE DESHONG, wife of LOUIS DESHONG Jr., died of consumption at the residence of her husband about 8 miles east of town Thursday night.She was once a resident of this town and our readers will remember the happy marriage of LOUIS DESHONG and MAGGIE MOORE which affair took place in the Methodist Church here about six months ago. It is now with deep feelings of regret that we chronicle the death of one of these parties. She was about 22 years of age, a Christian woman, being a member of the Methodist church here. Her remains were interred at Piagah near Atwood.
Carroll County Democrat Huntingdon, TN Friday, October 18, 1889

CHERYL (ROBERTS) DICKSON 51, of Parsons died of cancer Friday, Aug. 7, 2009, at Decatur County Manor in Parsons. Locally, she leaves a sister: Rose Castleman of Paris. Her funeral was scheduled at 1 p.m. today at Bruceton Funeral Home. Roy Wyatt was to officiate. Burial was to follow in Prospect Cemetery in Hollow Rock. Chosen as pallbearers were Josh and John Castleman, Tony Holladay, Kevin Dickson, James Young and Nathan Shaffer. David Dunlap was an honorary pallbearer. Born Sept. 4, 1957, in Homestead, FL, she was a daughter of the late John and Karen Roberts. Dickson was a paramedic for Baptist Hospital in Huntingdon. She leaves one daughter: Trinity Steward Shaffer of Parsons; two stepchildren: Brandy Blackwood and Kevin Dickson; two other sisters: Jackie Holladay of Huntingdon and Missy Bryum of Lexington; two grandchildren; and her former husband: Russell Dickson of Parsons.

THOMAS OTIS DILL , died Monday, May 28 at the Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. Funeral services were conducted on Wednesday, May 30 at Marlboro Church of Christ with Bro. Joe Abbott officiating. Interment followed at Marlboro Cemetery. Mr. Dill was born August 6, 1936 to the late Alton and Zula Mann Dill, in Carroll County. He was a member of the Marlboro Church of Christ, an army veteran and a retired truck driver for Milan Express. He is survived by his wife of 36 years, Goldia Hale Dill; one son, Lane Dill of Huntingdon; four sisters, Faye Sellers, Floye Ledsinger and Brooksie Parham, all of Huntingdon and Marjorie Hampton of Hollow Rock and one brother, Kenneth Dill of Lebanon. Dilday Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements

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