Sammie Lee Dyess

Published 2:21 pm Friday, October 17, 2014

Funeral services were held Friday, September 26, 2014, at Greens Creek Baptist Church in Carson for Mr. Sammie Lee Dyess, age 79, who passed away on September 24 at his residence in Carson. Interment followed at Greens Creek Cemetery. Saulters Moore Funeral Home of Prentiss was in charge of all arrangements.
Rev. Wayne Woolwine and Rev. Bob Burge officiated. Pallbearers were Josh Miller, Greg Dyess, Randy Dyess, Dale Dyess, Billy Chambliss and Ken Pierce.
Sammie was born on December 10, 1934, in Louisiana. He was the son of D.A. Dyess and Louena Pierce Dyess. He owned and operated his own trucking company. He was an avid fisherman and a member of Greens Creek Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Lucille Dyess; two sons, Gary Dyess and Mark Allen Dyess all of Carson; three grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; two brothers, Joe Terrell Dyess of Prentiss and Dennis Hilton Dyess of Carson; three sisters, Mary Stephens of Fleetwood, NC., Faye Speights of Mooresburg, TN, and Mattie Polk of Prentiss.
He was preceded in death by his parents and three brothers.

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