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Obituaries Archive: May 7 - May 20

FRANK ARNOLD
MCLEMORESVILLE: Frank Arnold, 75, died Thursday, May 12, 2011 at his home. Funeral services were Saturday, May 14, 11 a.m. at Brummitt Funeral Home with burial in McLemoresville Cemetery.
Mr. Arnold was the son of the late John Lewis Arnold and Scoby Lois Arnold. He was a bricklayer and a member of Concord Baptist Church in Gibson County. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister, Margaret King; one brother -in-law, Jerry Algee; and one sister-in-law, Jimmie Arnold.
Survivors include: his wife of 58 years, Joyce Mitchell Arnold of McLemoresville; two daughters, Angie (Roger) Martin of McLemoresville and DeAnna (David) Townsend of Huntingdon; two sons, Lewis (Carol) Arnold of McLemoresville and Edward Arnold of McKenzie; one sister, Helen Algee of McLemoresville; one brother, Morgan Arnold of Lexington; six grandchildren, Jeremy Townsend, Adam (Christy) Martin, Delecia Townsend, Jonathan (Heather) Martin, Amanda (Keith) Robinson, and Rachel (Robert) Lovell; 11 great-grandchildren, Kolby Robinson, Sadie Martin, Konnor Robinson, Olivia Gardner, Kaetlin Robinson, Kendell Robinson, Kadi Martin, Gunner Martin, Kilee Robinson, Ryder Lovell and Margo Lovell.
Paid obit

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DR. TONY PHILLIPS
1957-2011
JACKSON: Dr. Tony Phillips, 53, died Wednesday, May 11, 2011 at his home. Funeral services were Sunday, May 15, at Northside United Methodist Church in Jackson with burial in Spring Hill Cemetery in Sardis, Tennessee.
Dr. Phillips was born November 15, 1957 in Sardis, Tennessee and worked as a cardiologist at the Jackson-Madison County Hospital.
Survivors include: his daughter, Hannah; parents, Jerry and Oleta Phillips, and siblings, Jan Acuff, Marty Phillips and Chad Phillips.

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SHERRY KAY YUNDT
1953-2011
HUNTINGDON: Sherry Kay Yundt, 57, died Sunday, May 15, 2011 at Jackson Madison County General Hospital. Funeral services are Wednesday, May 18, at 2 p.m. at Chase Funeral Home with Bro. Fred Ward officiating. Burial will follow in Christian Chapel Cemetery.
Mrs. Yundt was born August 4, 1953 in Decatur, Illinois to Rex Sounders and Bonnie (Faber) Sounders. She worked in the Huntingdon Primary School Cafeteria and was a member of the First Baptist Church in Huntingdon. She was preceded in death by a grandson, Jordan Wyatt.
Survivors include: three daughters, Tracy Yundt of Huntingdon, Shawna Yundt of Lexington, and Katelyn Yundt of Huntingdon; two sons, Jason (Carrie) Yundt of Yuma and Josh (Kendra) Yundt of Huntingdon; her parents, Rex and Bonnie Sounders of Huntingdon; and four grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers the family ask that donations be made to the Sherry Yundt memorial fund at any First Bank location.

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THOMAS LOWELL CAMPBELL
1935-2011
JACKSON: Thomas Lowell Campbell, 75, formerly of Carroll County, died Monday, May 9, 2011 at his home. Funeral services were Wednesday, May 11, at 1 p.m. at Chase Funeral Home with Bro. Ronnie Turner officiating. Burial followed in New Independence Cemetery.
Mr. Campbell was born October 20, 1935 in Huntingdon to the late Thomas Wesley Campbell and Hattie Barbara (Morris) Campbell. He was a retired dairy farmer and a member of the Victory Life Church of God. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife of 46 years, JoAnne Campbell; one sister, Ruby Stanford; one brother, Mitchell Campbell; and a grandson, Christopher Campbell.
Survivors include: his wife Birdie (Kilburn) Campbell of Jackson; three daughters, Kay Lindsey of Dyersburg, Vicky McKinney of Jackson, and Barbara Rigsby of Dyersburg; three sons, Ricky Campbell of Huntingdon, Jeff Campbell of Milan, and Tommy Campbell of Dyersburg; one sister, Beatrice Manning of Milan; 16 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

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WILLIE B. ALLEN
193 -2011
HUNTINGDON: Willie B. Allen, 76, died Wednesday, May 11, 2011 at Jackson Madison County General Hospital. Funeral services were Friday, May 13, at 2 p.m. at Faith In Christ Ministries Church with Bro. Wayne Burton and Sis. Billie Allen officiating. Burial followed in Pleasant Hill Cemetery.
Mr. Allen was born December 12, 1934 in Benton County to the late Fred Allen and Gertie (Williams) Allen. He retired from Local 150 in Countryside, Illinois in 1995, was a member of Faith In Christ Ministries Church where he served as a faithful board member. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his stepmother, Ruby Allen; and one brother, Ray Allen.
Survivors include: his wife of 31 years, Judy Allen of Huntingdon; three stepchildren, Patty Hollingsworth of Joliet, Illinois, Thomas Hollingsworth of Bolingbrook, Illinois, and Paul Hollingsworth of Huntingdon; one sister, Loren (Don) Anderson of Smyrna; two brothers, Howard (Billie) Allen and Henry (Bernice) Allen, both of Huntingdon; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

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ROBERT HARLON WALKER
194 -2011
CLARKSBURG: Robert Harlon Walker, 69, died Tuesday, May 10, 2011 at Select Specialty Hospital in Memphis. Funeral services were Friday, May 13, at 1 p.m. at Chase Funeral Home with Bro. Phillip Halter officiating. Burial followed in New Hope Cemetery in Yuma.
Mr. Walker was born December 30, 1941 in Henderson County to the late E.T. Walker and Joella (Pritchard) Walker. He was a retired truck driver for Hardin Trucking Company. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by three sisters and two brothers.
Survivors include: his wife of 44 years, Patricia Diane Walker; one daughter, Angie (Clint) Kyle of Yuma; one son, Robby Walker of Clarksburg; and three grandchildren.

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WILLIAM LLOYD (BILL) HODGE
1953-2011
YUMA: William Lloyd (Bill) Hodge, 57, died Friday, May 13, 2011 at his home. Funeral services were Sunday, May 15, at 2 p.m. at Yuma Baptist Church with Bro. Jerry Lee officiating. Burial followed in Farmville Cemetery.
Mr. Hodge was born August 28, 1953 in Huntingdon to the late Max Hodge and Marie (Maness) Hodge.
Survivors include: two sons, Chad Hodge and Keith Hodge, both of Paris; three daughters, Nicki Jackson of Hollow Rock, Rachel Hawkins of Travis AFB, California and Erica Ward of Alamo; four sisters, Carolyn McGuire of Yuma, Faye Davidson of Nashville, Kathy Brown of Yuma, and Joy Dehart of Nashville; three brothers, Charles Hodge and Danny Hodge, both of Yuma and Donald Hodge of Alaska; and nine grandchildren.
Dilday-Carter Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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BRENDA KAY CRAWFORD
1945-2011
RICHMOND, TEXAS: Brenda Kay Crawford, 66, died Wednesday, May 4, 2011. Funeral services were Friday, May 13, at 1 p.m. at Dilday-Carter Funeral Home with burial in Oak Hill Cemetery.
Mrs. Crawford was born January 18, 1945 in Huntington, West Virginia, to the late Andrew Vanover and Ann Watts Vanover. She was a retired office manager.
Survivors include: her husband, David Crawford; three sons, David Crawford of Melbourne, Florida, Terry Crawford of Richmond, Texas, and Brian Crawford of Albaster, Alabama; three sisters, Sue, Yvonne, and Pamela; three brothers, Andy, Michael and Patrick; five grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

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STEVAN RAY LOWE
1957-2011
BRUCETON: Stevan Ray Lowe, 53, died Friday, May 13, 2011 at his home near Vale. Graveside services are Wednesday, May 18, at 2 p.m. at Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church Cemetery near Paris with Bro. Eulas Greer officiating.
Mr. Lowe was born June 1, 1957 in Paris to the late Jessie James Lowe and Hazel Glen Keith Lowe. He was a production worker for Camden Casting Center and member of Shiloh Methodist Church.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Virgil "Bo" Lowe.
Survivors include: two daughters, Jessie R. Lowe and Lauren M. Lowe, both of Houston, Texas; one sister, Elsie (Brent) Dolan of Bruceton; and two brothers, Jimmy (Judy) Lowe of Hollow Rock and Bobby Lowe of Lonedale, Missouri.
Visitation is Tuesday fro 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Bruceton Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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EVELYN HAYES
1930-2011
SPRINGVILLE: Evelyn Hayes, 80, died Wednesday, May 4, at Centennial Medical Center in Nashville. Funeral services were Tuesday, May 10, at 1 p.m. at Jones Chapel Baptist Church with Dwight Mercer officiating. Burial followed in Elkhorn Cemetery at Springville.
Mrs. Hayes was born July 22, 1930 in Upper Lisle, New York to the late Lester and Mildred Westfall Ketchum. She was married June 7, 1952 to Glen Hayes, who died May 1, 2009.
Survivors include: four daughters, Janet (Williams) Bloodworth of McKenzie, Norma Hayes of Modesto, California, Carmen (Barry) Roper of Warren, Michigan and Marsha (Glen) Adams of Cumming, Georgia; four sons, James Hayes of Martin, Paul (Kimmi) Hayes of Pleasant View, Philip (Mary) Hayes of Turlock, California and Mark Hayes of Barfield, Colorado; one sister, Doris Lamb of Nedwell, New York; one brother, Donald (Phyllis) Ketchum of Johnson City, New York; 21 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Gideons International, Henry County South Camp, P.O. Box 412, Paris, TN 38242 or the American Heart Association, 7272 Greenville Avenue, Dallas, Texas 75231.

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VIRGINIA BAYLESS MOORE
BRUCETON: Virginia Bayless Moore, 93, died January 5, 2011. A memorial service is Saturday, May 21, at Spellings Cemetery near Buena Vista with Bro. Steve Davis officiating.
Mrs. Moore was born in Bruceton to the late Henry Porter Bayless and Edith Priestly Taylor Bayless. She was a retired retail sales clerk and member of Glendale Evangelical Lutheran Church in Renton, Washington.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James Cooke Moore, Jr.; one daughter, Judy Spiry; four sisters, Edna Herring, Rosa Hammond, Ruth Maddox and Caroline Cahoon; and three brothers, Dick Bayless, Porter Bayless and Jim Bayless.
Survivors include: one daughter, Jennifer (Jim) Alkire of Mauretown, Virginia; six grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
Bruceton Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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SANDRA KAY HART
1950-2011
BRUCETON: Sandra Kay Hart, 60, died Friday, May 13, 2011 at her home. Funeral services were Tuesday, May 17, at 2 p.m. at Ridgeway Funeral Home in Paris with Dwight Turner and Roger Hollingsworth officiating. Burial followed in Community Cemetery in Springville.
Mrs. Hart was born September 7, 1950 in Camden to the late Kenneth Hollingsworth and Virgie McClain Hollingsworth. She was a homemaker, formerly worked at Tecumseh Products Co. in Paris for 12 years, former Pockets employee in Huntingdon; and a volunteer for the Carl Perkins Center in Huntingdon.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph Hart; two sisters, Lois Stewart and Elgie Hollingsworth; and four brothers, Alvin, Arvin, Glen and Ferrell Hollingsworth.
Survivors include: two daughters, Rhonda Hart of Bruceton and Sherry Pruett of Memphis; one sister, Vetrice Cook of Camden; one brother, Alton Hollingsworth of Mansfield; and four grandchildren.

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HOWARD BAUGH MANLEY III
1967-2011
PARIS: Howard Baugh Manley III, 44, died Thursday, May 12, 2011 at Paris. Funeral services were Sunday, May 15, at 3 p.m. at Ridgeway Funeral Home in Paris with Wilbur Farmer officiating. Burial followed in Bevil Cemetery in Paris.
Mr. Manley was born March 26, 1957 in Chicago, Illinois.
Survivors include: his parents, Howard Baugh Manley, Jr. of Arizona and Linda Lee Hicks of Paris; one daughter, Heather Lynn Manley of McKenzie; one stepdaughter, Summer Dawn Merrell, serving in Afghanistan, of New York; one stepson, M. Daniel Merrell of Dover; one sister, Christi (John) Snow of Como; two half-brothers, John Manley and Paul Manley, both of Arizona; grandmother, Margaret Laster of McKenzie; and one grandchild.

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JAMES DONALD BYAS, SR.
MCKENZIE: James Donald Byas, Sr., 69, died Sunday, May 15, 2011 at his home in McKenzie. Graveside services are Wednesday, May 18, at 10 a.m. at Liberty Cemetery in McKenzie.
Mr. Byas was born in Memphis to the late William Henry Byas and Mae Byas Dunn. He was a self-employed construction worker.
Survivors include: two daughters, Lynn Fisher of Arizona and Crystal Byas of Southaven, Mississippi; three sons, Donald Byas of Grenada, Mississippi, James D. Byas, Jr. of Hattiesburg, Mississippi, and Shawn Byas of Tupelo, Mississippi; two sisters, Judy (Lloyd) Connell of Southaven, Mississippi and Patsy (Phillip) Umberger of Sardis, Mississippi; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Brummitt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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HARVEY "NUB" COX
1921-2011
TREZEVANT: Harvey "Nub" Cox, 89, died Sunday, May 15, 2011 at Jackson Madison County General Hospital. Funeral services are Wednesday, May 18, 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Trezevant with burial in Trezevant Cemetery.
Mr. Cox was born November, 1921 in Lovelady, Texas to the late Josh and Oma Cox Gafford. He was a welder and World War II Army veteran.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Fair Mae Akins Cox; one son, Harold Cox; four sisters, Maudie Brown, Hazel Cox, Wilma Lou Ezzell and Martha Marie Cox; and two brothers, Horace Cox and W.T. Cox.
Survivors include: two daughters, Pam (David) Bryant of Trezevant and Lisa (Ricky) Meals of Huntingdon; one son, Richard Carroll Cox of Atwood; one brother, Billy Cox of Weches, Texas; 10 grandchildren, several great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Visitation is Tuesday from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Brummitt Funeral Home in Trezevant and Wednesday 9 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.

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BRODIE NORMAN MCMACKIN
1928-2011
HUNTINGDON: Brodie Norman McMackin, 83, died Saturday, April 30, 2011 at Jackson Madison County General Hospital. Funeral services were Monday, May 2, at 2 p.m. at Dilday-Carter Funeral Home with Bro. Dan Winkler officiating. Burial followed in Marlboro Cemetery.
Mr. McMackin was born January 13, 1928 in Carroll County to the late Loyd L. and Maulsie McMackin. He owned and operated McMackin T.V., was a member of the Huntingdon Church of Christ, and served in the United States Army from March 7, 1951 until March 7, 1953.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Alfred McMackin and Bobbie McMackin.
Survivors include: his wife of 57 years, Laverne McMackin of Huntingdon; one daughter, Cindy (Ricky) Haddock of Huntingdon; and one grandson, Kevin Haddock of Huntingdon.
Pallbearers were Mike McMackin, Randy McMackin, Will McMackin, Tommy Hall, Sam Bush, and Charlie Powell.
Paid obit

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MILLIE FRANCES BURKE
1926-2011
TREZEVANT: Millie Frances Burke, 93, died Tuesday, May 3, 2011 at her home. Funeral services were Friday, May 6, 11 a.m. at Trezevant Church of Christ with burial in Trezevant Cemetery.
Mrs. Burke was born July, 1926 in Hollow Rock to Verb T. and Ora Pinson Rogers. She was a member of Church of Christ, Trezevant and American Legion Ladies Auxiliary.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Wilson Burke; and one brother, J.L. Rogers.
Survivors include: one daughter, Annie (Charlie) Wachsmuth of Trezevant; two grandchildren, Kimberly (Jason) McIntyre and Cinda Wachsmuth and two great-grandchildren, MaKenzie McIntyre and Riley McIntyre.
Brummitt Funeral Home of Trezevant was in charge of arrangements.

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JOHN EDWARD SLAVEN
MCKENZIE: John Edward Slaven, 56, died Saturday, May 7, 2011 at his home. Funeral services were Monday, May 9, 11 a.m. at Brummitt Funeral Home with burial in Bethlehem Baptist Cemetery in Henry.
Mr. Slaven was an employee of 21 years for Walmart, and was a member of the American Deaf Association. He was preceded in death by his sister, Nena Kay Seiber; and his stepfather, Billy Edgar Barlow.
Survivors include: his mother, Bertha Barlow of McKenzie; three sisters, Mary Ann (Roger) Harper of McKenzie, Mary (Bryan) Oakes of Huntingdon and Connie (Mike) Key of Greenbriar, Arkansas; four brothers, Billy Wayne (Mary) Barlow of Santee, California, Albert Barlow of Paris, Jerry Barlow of Springville, Andrew (Dee) Hart of Rutherford, and Ray (Stephanie) Hart of McKenzie; seven nieces, six nephews and eight great-nieces and nephews.

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HERMAN LEACH
1914-2011
CHATTANOOGA: Herman R. Leach, 96, Wednesday, May 6, 2011 in Chattanooga. Graveside services are Thursday, May 12, at 1:30 p.m. at the Chattanooga National Cemetery with Rev. Gibson "Nibs" Stroupe officiating.
Mr. Leach was born December 17, 1914 in Atwood to the late Claude and Sophia (Roach) Leach. He was preceded in death by his wife, Martha Leach.
Mr. Leach was a long time member of Central Presbyterian Church where he served as an Elder and Deacon; he was later a member of Northside Presbyterian Church. A United States Navy veteran, he served in the Pacific from 1942 until 1946 as an Engineering Officer. Upon returning from the war Mr. Leach worked for the Electric Power Board from 1946 till 1979.
Survivors include: two children, Steven Leach and his wife, Babs, and Caroline Leach and her husband, Nibs Stroupe; four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Martin Boyd Christian Home, 6845 Standifer Gap Road, Chattanooga, TN 37421 or the Northside Presbyterian Church, 923 Mississippi Avenue, Chattanooga, TN 37405.
Chattanooga Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Please share your condolences at www.chattanoogaeastchapel.com.

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C.B. WILLIAMS
1925-2011
BUENA VISTA: C.B. Williams, 86, died Sunday, May 8, 2011 at his home. Funeral services were Tuesday, May 10, at 2 p.m. at Dilday-Carter Funeral Home with Bro. Roger Cooper officiating. Burial followed in McAuley Cemetery.
Mr. Williams was born February 27, 1925 in Carroll County to the late Charley B. Williams and Flora Pinkston Williams. He was a retired employee of the United States Postal Service, a farmer and a World War II Army veteran. He was a member of Mt. Nebo Baptist Church where he served as a Sunday School teacher.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by one daughter, Elizabeth Kelly; and two sons, John Williams and Charley Ben Williams.
Survivors include: his wife of 56 years, Ina Bell Williams; and four grandchildren.

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GLORIA JEANETTE MICKELSON
1938-2011
YUMA: Gloria Jeanette Mickelson, 73, died Saturday, May 7, 2011 at McKenzie Healthcare Center. Private services will be held at a later date.
Mrs. Mickelson was born March 6, 1938, in Minnesota. She was a retired LPN for the Bismarck Hospital. She was preceded in death by a son, Edward Mickelson.
Survivors include: one daughter, Irene Trebilcock of Clarksburg; and a son, Harold Mickelson of Clarksburg.
Dilday-Carter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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DON MCKELVY
BUENA VISTA: Don McKelvy, 51, died Tuesday, May 3, 2011 in the woods near his home on Ellis Road. Funeral services were Friday, May 5, 2 p.m. at Bruceton Funeral Home with Bro. James S. Daniel officiating. Burial followed in Prospect Cemetery in Hollow Rock. Masonic rites were Thursday night at 8 p.m.
Mr. McKelvy was born in Bruceton. He was a member of Prospect Baptist Church and Bruceton Masonic Lodge #731.
He was preceded in death by his father, Bobby Ray McKelvy.
Survivors include: his mother, Bette Lankford McKelvy of Buena Vista; one daughter, Christy Hollingsworth of Bruceton; and two grandchildren.

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DAVID LEE BOANE
1963-2011
MISSION, TEXAS: David Lee Boane, 47, died Friday, April 22, 2011 at his home from a heart attack. A memorial service was Sunday, May 8, 2:30 p.m. at Gleason Community Center with Billy Joe Barlow officiating. Mr. Boane's ashes were scattered at Sunset Cemetery in Dresden on May 8.
Mr. Boane was born June 5, 1963 in McKenzie to the late G.W. Boane and Vera Fay Barlow Boane. He formerly worked for Middleton Sawmill and Alton Hollingsworth Sawmill. He also worked in construction in building of the new Jackson hospital and was a member of Beech Springs Baptist Church in Gleason.
Survivors include: four sisters, Betty Boane and Bobbi Ann (Ricky Lynn) Smith, both of Paris, Joan Boane of Martin, and Wanda Sue Gosneil of Dresden; and one brother, Ricky Lee Boane of Henry.

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MELBA JEAN BARTHOLOMEW
1931-2011
CLARKSBURG: Melba Jean Bartholomew, 79, died Saturday, May 7, 2011 at Huntingdon Health and Rehabilitation Center. Funeral services were Monday, May 9, at 2 p.m. at Chase Funeral Home with Bro. Billy Ringold and Bro. Mark Simon officiating. Burial followed in the Seller's Hill Cemetery.
Mrs. Bartholomew was born November 27, 1931 in Clarksburg to the late Robert Buford Carnal and Pauline Brandon. She was a member of Roan's Creek Church of Christ, retired nurse from Hillhaven Nursing Home, also worked at Carroll County Hospital, Wilson Clinic, and was a homemaker.
Survivors include: her husband of 62 years, Farris Bartholomew; four sons, Teddy (Teresa) Bartholomew, Dale (Angela) Bartholomew, and Neal Bartholomew, all of Clarksburg, and Russell (Jane) Bartholomew of Simpsonville, South Carolina; one brother, Bobby (Marilyn) Carnal of Prattville, Alabama; three grandchildren and one great-grandson, Wyatt.

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SHERMAN PATTERSON
1943-2011
PARIS: Sherman Patterson, 67, died Thursday, May 5, 2011 at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville. Funeral services were Sunday, May 8, at 3 p.m. at McEvoy Funeral Home with Bro. Jack Thacker officiating. Burial followed in Memorial Cemetery.
Mr. Patterson was born June 23, 1943 in Lincoln County to the late P.J. Patterson and Lucelle Johns Patterson. He worked at Tank Lining for 18 years and was Baptist by faith. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Etta Faye Patterson; and one son, Richard "Squeaky" Patterson.
Survivors include: one daughter, Windy Bruce of Paris; two sons, Marty (Tammy) Patterson of Paris and Tommy (Michelle) Patterson of Dexter, Kentucky; one stepson, Donnie Lampkins of Gleason; two sisters, Leona (Barnum) Cowan and Ruby (William) Cowan, both of Lincoln County, Tennessee; one brother, Shirley (Margaret) Patterson of Lincoln County, Tennessee; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

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CARL "TWO BUCKETS" DAILEY
MCKENZIE: Carl "Two Buckets" Dailey, 68, died Saturday, May 7, 2011 at his home. Memorial services are Wednesday, May 11, at 6 p.m. at Brummitt Funeral Home.
Mr. Dailey was the son of the late Horace Preston and Georgia Evelyn Smith Dailey. He served in the United States Navy and was a veteran of the Vietnam War. After leaving the Navy, he was employed with the Teletype Corporation in Skokie, Illinois where he was instrumental in the development of data and record communications equipment and the design of the most advanced microcomputer of the time. He was an amateur boxer and fitness enthusiast. He had a passion for archaeology with an emphasis on Native American history. He provided demonstrations and education to the public on the recreation of the pre-historic art form of flint-knapping, as well as hand crafting flutes and bows.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by four sisters, Mary Elizabeth Dailey Webb, Margaret Emily Dailey Ruiz, Madge Dailey and Sylvia Dailey.
Survivors include: his wife of 33 years, Carole Dailey of McKenzie; four daughters, Angel Dailey (Steven) Hugueley of McKenzie, Vita Cabrera (Paul) Moore of McKenzie, Tanya Cabrera (Phillip) Sanderson of Gibson and Cori Neece; three sons, Daniel Cabrera of McKenzie, Tony Neece and Charlie Neece; 22 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
Visitation is Wednesday, May 11, at Brummitt Funeral Home, McKenzie from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations to St. Bonadventure Indian Mission and School. www.stbonadventuremission.org.

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