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Herbert Ralph Strain

January 27, 1924 — February 27, 2017

 

Herbert Ralph Strain, 93, of Tiptonville, died Monday, February 27, 2017 at his residence. Born January 27, 1924 to the late Rosco Herbert and Norene Gilliand Strain, he was a retired business owner of Strain’s Trading Post. He was a decorated WWII Veteran serving in the South Pacific.

 

Funeral services will be at 1:00 pm, Thursday, March 2, 2017 at the Lakeview Baptist Church conducted by Reverend Joey Blankenship with interment to follow in New Haven Cemetery.   

 

Pallbearers will be Tommy Hicks, Jr., Derek Hicks, Jerry Strain, Jr., Hank Curvin, Zack Metoyer and Charles Stewart. Honorary pallbearers will be W.C. Roberson, Gary Cantrell and Jimmy Gooch.

 

The family will receive friends Wednesday, March 1st from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. and Thursday, March 2nd beginning at 11:00 am until service time at the church.

 

He is survived by one daughter, Lisa Strain Hicks (Tommy) of Hornbeak; two sons, Kenny Strain (Teresa) of Lake Pamasoffkee, FL, Jerry Strain (Jane) of Paris; one sister, Joy Gardner of Ridgely; one brother, Billy Nathan Strain of Tiptonville; seven grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren.

 

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 62 years, Madgie Lois Cantrell Strain.

 

The family requests memorials be directed to the National Kidney Foundation, Inc., 30 East 33rd Street, New York, NY  10016.

 

Arrangements entrusted to Curry Funeral Home, 1984 St. John Avenue, Dyersburg, TN  38024.  Online condolences may be made to the family at www.curryfuneral.com.

 

 

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

5:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Lakeview Baptist Church

15 Gooch Rd, Tiptonville, TN 38079

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Funeral Service

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Starts at 1:00 pm (Central time)

Lakeview Baptist Church

15 Gooch Rd, Tiptonville, TN 38079

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Final Resting Place

Thursday, March 2, 2017

New Haven Cemetery

, Ridgely, TN 38080

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