Posted: Friday, May 13, 2011 8:40 pm
The Messenger, May 13, 2011
Evelyn Rankin, 86, of Tiptonville, died May 11, 2011, at Reelfoot Manor Nursing Center.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in the Tiptonville Chapel of Dyersburg Funeral Home with the Rev. David Gray officiating. Burial will follow in New Haven Cemetery. The family will receive visitors from 5:30-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be Sonny Broglin, Norman Rhodes, Bradley Poole, Drew Cook and Mike Stockhoff. Honorary pallbearers will be Gordon Rogers, Hale C. Tipton and Jerry Simmons.
The family requests that memorials be directed to Crockett Chapel United Methodist Church.
She was a retired beautician and a member of Crockett Chapel United Methodist Church.
Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Melinda and Brad Poole of Tiptonville; her son and daughter-in-law, Bobby and Jan Rankin of Union City; her sister, Marilyn Bargery Shumate of Tiptonville; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Harris Hart Rankin; and her parents, Robert and Bessie Dial Bargery.
Condolences may be left at www.dyersburgfuneralhome.net.