Born: April 13, 1934
Died: July 28, 2012
Roger Ezell Criswell, 78, of Arlington, died Saturday, July 28, 2012 at Baptist Hospital in Collierville.
He was a salesman with Direct Tire and a member of American Legion. He was a Baptist.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday in the chapel of Dyersburg Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery.
The family will receive visitors from 5:30-8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Survivors include his wife, Lois R. Criswell of Arlington; a daughter, Susan Criswell Blake and husband, Edward, of Bartlett; two sons, Roger E. Criswell of Memphis and Richard E. Criswell and wife, Anita, of Cordova; eight grandchildren, Roger Criswell III, Brandi Criswell Travis, Justin Criswell, Heather Ross Long, Priscilla Ross, Brannon Blake, Hannah Criswell and Jake Criswell; and six great-grandchildren, Jaxon Travis, Savannah Travis, Hudson Criswell, Brooklyn Criswell, Liberty Criswell and Bailey Grace Hinson.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Herman and Florine Bailey Criswell.
Pallbearers will be Roger Criswell, Jr., Richard Criswell, Edward Blake, Justin Criswell, Roger Criswell III and Jake Criswell.