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Archives 11-17-99

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Addition The following has been added to the obituary information of Mr. Mose Worley. He is survived by six grandchildren, Martin Dewayne Hair, Robert Douglas Hair, Jackie Dewayne Worley, James Lonnie Worley Jr., Tonya Kathleen Hair Sellers, Sonya Aileene Hair (Hood, Graham); and six great grandchildren. He is preceded in death by a grandson, Larry Earnest McCormick Jr.

Kenny W. Vaughn Funeral services for Mr. Kenny W. Vaughn, 42, of Monterey, were conducted at 1 p.m. Friday, November 12, 1999, from the chapel of Goff Funeral Home with Rev. Kevin Phillips officiating. Burial was in Welch Memorial Cemetery with Goff Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements. Mr. Vaughn, a coal miner, died Wednesday, November 10, 1999, at Livingston Regional Hospital. Born October 13, 1957, in Barberton, OH, he was the son of Beck Vaughn and the late Thelma Genelle Durham Vaughn. Survivors include two daughters, Kenndra Benson and Erin Vaughn, both of Monterey; a son, Caleb Vaughn; three sisters, Donna Randolph, Lebanon, Debbie Randolph, Mt. Juliet, and Diane Vaughn, Cookeville; a brother, Jerry Vaughn, Monterey; a step daughter, Sarah Johnson, Monterey; and his fiance, Cathy Johnson, Monterey.

Fred Kermit Smith
Funeral services for Mr. Fred Kermit Smith, 58, of Celina, were conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, November 14, 1999, from the chapel of Upton Funeral Home with Ronnie Parsons officiating. Burial was in New Hope Cemetery with Upton Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements. Mr. Smith, a welder and watchman, died Thursday, November 11, 1999, at his residence. Born October 20, 1941, in Celina, he was the son of the late Carl Vanus Smith and Myrtle Belle McLerran. He was affiliated with New Hope Church of Christ. Survivors include two sons, Stuart Wayne Smith and Sherwin Scott Smith, both of Indianapolis, IN; a daughter, Melissa Gail Gilliam, Indianapolis, IN; two brothers, David Smith, Gallatin, and Charles Smith, Livingston; and four grandchildren.

Mary Della Neal
Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Della Neal, 91, of Cookeville, were conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, November 11, 1999, from the chapel of Hooper and Huddleston Funeral Home with Bro. Jim Malone officiating. Burial was in Crest Lawn Memorial Cemetery with Hooper and Huddleston Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements. Mrs. Neal, former owner and operator of NealŐs Grocery, died Tuesday, November 9, 1999, at Masters Health Care Center in Algood. Born February 18, 1908, in Clinton County, KY, she was the daughter of the late Ulysses and Deliah Amonette Cope. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, L.P. Neal; a grandson, Doyle Wright; a son-in-law, Gawain Wright; three brothers, Jim Cope, Willie Cope, and Stanley Cope; five sisters, Susie Parris, Clementine Neal, Edith Taylor, Pearl Garrett, and Nellie Cope. She was a charter member of Midway Baptist Church. Survivors include a daughter, Delcie Wright, Cookeville; a son and daughter-in-law, Chancellor Vernon and Mona Neal, Cookeville; four grandchildren, Charles Wright, Cookeville; Jeff Neal, Chattanooga, and Belinda Mandrell and Melissa Gogonelis, both of Memphis; seven great grandchildren; and seven great-great grandchildren. Pallbearers were Jeff Neal, Charles Wright, Tim Mandrell, Paul Gogonelis, Bill Huddleston, and Sam Gibbons.

James Harold Bowman
Funeral services for Mr. James Harold Bowman, 58, of Monterey, were conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, November 16, 1999, from the chapel of Goff Funeral Home with Rev. Kevin Phillips and Rev. David Harris officiating. Burial was in Welch Memorial Cemetery with full military honors presented by Ft. Campbell, KY, with Goff Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements. Mr. Bowman died Sunday, November 14, 1941, at his home. Born October 30, 1941, in Overton County, he was the son of Cora Tudor and the late Joe B. Bowman. He was of the Baptist faith and was a retired army veteran with the rank of Sergeant First Class (E-7). Survivors in addition to his mother include his wife, Bobbie Bowman, Monterey; two daughters and sons-in-law, Regena and Joey Murphy, Monterey, and Candice and Aaron Degnan, Oklahoma City, OK; four sons and daughters-in-law, Mark and Robbie Bowman and Johnny and Penny Bowman, all of Monterey, Bayron Bowman and Chris Botkin, Vacaville, CA, and Joey and Angie Bowman, Cabot, AR; a sister and brother-in-law, Carrie and Cluster Hite, Monterey; sisters and brothers-in-law, Mary Jane Clark, Linda and Mott Stevens, Mae and Marshal Stevens, Marla and J.D. Stevens, and Annis and Phillip Talley; 12 grandchildren, Gerald Smith, Wesley Smith, Brad Bowman, Craig Bowman, Taylor Bowman, Devon Murphy, Dalton Murphy, Michaela Degnan, Justin Botkin, Christopher Botkin, Cameron Botkin, and Jeremy Botkin; and many nieces and nephews. Grandchildren served as honorary pallbearers.

Howard G. Smith
Funeral services for Mr. Howard G. Smith, 74, of Hilham, were conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, November 10, 1999, from the chapel of Anderson Funeral Home with Bro. Mike Ayers officiating. Burial was in New Hope Cemetery in Jackson County with Anderson Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements. Mr. Smith, a retired school bus driver for the Jackson County school system, died Monday, November 8, 1999, at Mabry Health Care and Rehab. Center in Gainesboro. Born January 18, 1925, in Jackson County, he was the son of the late Dewey and Ova West Smith. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Gerald Wayne Smith. Survivors include his wife, Norma Jean Smith, Hilham; four sons, Phillip Smith, Waymond Smith, and Alan Smith, all of Hilham, and Roger Smith, Cookeville; a daughter, Ellen Bilbrey, Hilham; a sister, Wylodean Thompson, Living-ston; six grandchildren; three step grandchildren; and four step great grandchildren.

Roscoe Thompson
Funeral services for Mr. Roscoe Thompson, 69, of Livingston, were conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, November 10, 1999, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Pastor James Spicer and Bro. Aron Dillon officiating. Burial was in Holly Springs Cemetery with Speck Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements. Mr. Thompson, a carpenter, died Sunday, November 7, 1999, at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Born April 18, 1930, in Overton County, he was the son of the late Lindsay and Modena Farmer Thompson. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sons, Douglas Thompson and Danny Thompson; a grandchild; and a special friend, Annie Brown. He was affiliated with the Assembly of God. Survivors include a son, Roger Thompson, Detroit, MI; a daughter, Judy Johnson, Algood; six brothers, Thomas Thompson, Don Thompson, Eugene Thompson, Byrd Thompson, George Thompson, and Jimmy Thompson, all of Michigan; four sisters, Rose McDonald, Livingston, and Reba Thompson, Barbara Buccerie, and Paulette Dunford, all of Michigan; six grandchildren; and two step grandchildren. Pallbearers were Kenny Hix, Dwight Ledbetter, Tim Auberson, Jason Thompson, Steven Thompson, and Chad Thompson. Honorary pallbearers were Donny Franklin, Billy Wall, Jimmy Thompson, Bert Thompson, and Joe Don Franklin.

Margie N. Huffer
Funeral services for Mrs. Margie N. Huffer, 87, of Monroe, were conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday, November 13, 1999, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Rev. Glen Winningham officiating. Burial was in Overton County Memorial Gardens with Speck Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements. Mrs. Huffer, a housewife, died Thursday, November 11, 1999, at Overton County Nursing Home. Born December 19, 1911, in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late Everett and Myrtie Mae Needham Grimsley. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Homer Huffer. She was a member of Monroe Christian Church. Survivors include two sons, Arlis Huffer, Livingston, and Freddie Huffer, Monroe; three daughters, Betty Arney and Olene Keisling, both of Monroe, and Fredia Lancaster, Livingston; a sister, Lyda Campbell, Livingston; eight grandchildren; and nine great grandchildren. Pallbearers were Dale Keisling, Robert Arney, Steve Lancaster, David Lancaster, Brian Huffer, and Mike Blair.

Teresa Jean Carr
Funeral services for Ms. Teresa Jean Carr, 35, of Livingston, were conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, November 14, 1999, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Rev. Paul Stringer officiating. Burial was in Hatcher Hall Cemetery with Speck Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements. Ms. Carr, a housewife, died Friday, November 12, 1999, at her home. Born September 11, 1964, in Lincoln Park, MI, she was the daughter of the late Robert Fred and Omagene Winningham Garrett. She was a member of First United Pentacostal Church. Survivors include her grandmother, Dorothy Winningham, Cookeville; a son, Kevin Carr, Livingston; two daughters, Lisa Winters and Ashley Winters, both of Livingston; a brother, James Garrett, Detroit, MI; a sister, Pat Maulding, Livingston; and two grandchildren, Caleb Boles and Skyler Winters. Pallbearers were Dwain Winningham, Archie Winningham, Donald Winningham, Clifford Garrett, Eric Turner, and Nathan Turner.

 

Jerry Meadows Sadler
Funeral services for Mr. Jerry Meadows Sadler, 41, of Brentwood and formerly of Livingston, were conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, November 14, 1999, from Livingston Church of Christ with Bro. Chris Coil and Bro. Glen McDoniel officiating. Burial with military honors by the Naval Reserve of Memphis was in Rob Draper Memorial Cemetery with Speck Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements. Mr. Sadler, a pilot for Federal Express, died Thursday, November 11, 1999, at his home. Born June 12, 1958, in Overton County, he was the son of the late John Fowler and Mary Anderson Sadler. He was a member of Livingston Church of Christ. He was lieutenant commander in the Naval Reserves, awarded the U.S. Navy Wings of Gold, and the recipient of two naval achievement medals. Survivors include his wife, Teresa Poindexter Sadler, Brentwood; a son, John Logan Sadler, Brentwood; two daughters, Rebecca Sadler and Alison Sadler, both of Brentwood; four brothers, Dr. John Sadler, Washington, Kenneth Sadler, Chattanooga, David Sadler, Livingston, and Donnie Sadler, Cookeville; three sisters, Nan Sadler and Gale Little, both of Cookeville, and Dr. Diane Sadler, Livingston; 19 nieces and nephews; and 15 great nieces and nephews. Pallbearers were Dr. John Sadler, Kenneth Sadler, David Sadler, Don Sadler, Dan Bartula, and Bob Stewart.

 

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