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Willard Stover

Services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Minnick Bible Church, with the Rev. Rickey Stover officiating. Burial will follow in the Minnick Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the church 6-8 p.m. Wednesday.
Cryer Funeral Home in Obion is in charge of arrangements.
Pallbearers will be Lee Stover, Jeremy Stover, Steven Stover, Byron Stover, Joe Tanner and Luther Hamilton. His nephews will serve as honorary pallbearers.
He was born Nov. 17, 1931, in Obion County, son of the late Avery and Amanda (Barton) Stover. He was a member of Minnick Bible Church and was a retired teacher at the Tennessee Department of Corrections in Tiptonville, where he worked for 20 years.
He was also a self-employed electrician. He was a Korean Army veteran and was a member of Tiptonville Masonic Lodge No. 184.
He is survived by his wife, Elaine (Fifer) Stover; two sons, Kenneth Stover and Glenn Stover, both of Obion; his daughter, Annette Hayes of Dyersburg; his brother, Carmon Stover of Newbern; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by six brothers, Barton Stover, Richard Stover, Earl Stover, Ealen Stover, Bernie Stover and Oren Stover; and four sisters, Legretta Blurton, Ouida Yates, Mattie Stover and Loretta Stover.
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