Jo Allen Royster
Jo Allen Royster, 78, of Dresden, died Monday, Oct. 8, 2007, at Hillview Community Living Center.
Services were held 11 a.m. Wednesday at Bowlin Funeral Home, with Bro. Terry Griffin and Bro. Tony Terrell officiating. Burial was in Sunset Cemetery in Dresden.
Keith Roberts, Kevin Brown, Jeff Maxey, Adam Essary, Eric Essary and Joey Reagan served as pallbearers.
Mrs. Royster was born in Weakley County, daughter of the late Albert Ray and Opal Ellis Morris. She was the widow of Wayne Tidwell Royster, was the owner and secretary for Royster McAlpin Well Drilling and was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church, Dresden.
Survivors include three daughters, Barbara (Bill) Atkins, Dianne (Danny) Roberts and Melanie (Loyd) Essary, all of Dresden; one son, Joe Wayne Royster of Dresden; one brother, Bobby Ray Morris of Arlington; eight grandchildren, and 12 great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by one sister, Margaret Sue Wright and one grandchild.