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Archives 6-30-99

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Dixie Lamon Morgan
Funeral services for Mrs. Dixie Lamon Morgan, 86, of Livingston, were conducted Friday, June 25, 1999, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Rev. Donald Cobb officiating. Burial was in Overton County Memorial Gardens with Speck Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mrs. Morgan, a retired dry goods merchant, died Wednesday, June 23, 1999, at Livingston Regional Hospital.

Born January 12, 1913, in Macon County, she was the daughter of the late Cager B. and Lavina Hargis Glover. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, J. B. Morgan; and two sisters, Eva Steen and Lena Coley.

She was a member of Days Crossroad Baptist Church in Lafayette.

Survivors include a daughter, Sue Young, Monroe; three sisters, Susie Tuck, Kentucky, Madgalene Likens, Indiana, and Athalene Crane, Pennsylvania; two grandchildren, Annette Young, Monroe, and Robert and wife Joan Young, Columbia; two great grandchildren, Caitlin Young and Michael Young; and several nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers were David Parsons, Keith Emerich, Jim McGill, Bruce Harris, Randy Dodson, and Tommy Stephens.

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James Barlow Brown
Funeral services for Mr. James Barlow Brown, 73, of Clay County, were conducted at 1 p.m., Sunday, June 27, 1999, with Lawrence Williamson officiating. Burial was in Moss Cemetery with Upton Funeral Home of Celina in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Brown, a farmer, died Friday, June 25, 1999, at Livingston Regional Hospital.

Born March 20, 1926, in Moss, he was the son of the late Bob and C. Elsie Eads Brown.

Survivors include his wife, Madge Anderson Brown; two sons, Ronnie Brown, Petersburg, IN, and James W. Brown, Indianapolis, IN; a daughter, Judy Sims, Red Boiling Springs; eight step-children; and a sister, Gertrude Green, Celina.

 

Suzetta V. Hamilton
Funeral services for Mrs. Suzetta V. Hamilton, 48, of Alpine, were conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 26, 1999, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Bro. David Beaty officiating. Speck Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Mrs. Hamilton, a factory worker, died Thursday, June 24, 1999, at her home.

Born August 22, 1950, in Davis County, KY, she was the daughter of Lois Rachael Hancock Rearden, Owensboro, KY, and the late James Robert Vanover.

She was a member of Christ Church Presbyterian in Alpine.

In addition to her mother, survivors include her husband, Beco Hamilton, Alpine; a son, Beco Hamilton III, Hilham; two daughters, Scarlett Hamilton and Rachael Hamilton, both of Alpine; five sisters, Shirley Heppler, Sturgis, KY, Martha Payne, Lewisport, KY, and Katherine Ezell, Bobbi Burden, and Sandy Johnson, all of Owensboro, KY; and a granddaughter, Allison Hamilton.

 

J. B. Smith
Funeral services for Mr. J. B. Smith, 57, of Knoxville and formerly of Overton County, were conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 24, 1999, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Rev. Ovle Tinch officiating. Burial was in Camp Ground Cemetery with Speck Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Smith, a farmer, died Monday, June 21, 1999, at Ft. Sanders Medical Center.

Born June 8, 1942, in Overton County, he was the son of the late Willis and Violet Carter Smith. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Willie Perry Smith.

He was a Baptist.

Survivors include two brothers, Elmer Smith, of Piney Flat, and Bobby Smith, Loudon; a half-brother, Jimmy Smith, Livingston; three half-sisters, Patricia Qualls and Linda Smith, both of Livingston, and Brenda Eldridge, Alpine; and a sister-in-law, Cathleen Smith, Livingston.

Pallbearers were Tommy Guy, David Beaty, Robert Stewart, Daniel Poston, Teresa Smith, and Betty Helms.

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Anna Mae (Ramsey) Boian
Funeral services for Mrs. Anna Mae (Ramsey) Boian, 76, of Monroe, were conducted at 10 a.m., Saturday, June 19, 1999 from the chapel of Livingston Funeral Home with Bro. Ron Harris officiating. Burial was in Fellowship Cemetery with Livingston Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mrs. Boian, a homemaker, died June 16, 1999, at her home.

Born December 6, 1922, in Jackson Co., KY, she was the daughter of the late Charles Jesse Ramsey and Eliza Nola (Turner) Ramsey. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Viola Ramsey and Louise Sowder; and two brothers, Ray Ramsey and Millard Ramsey.

She was a member of the Fellowship Baptist Church and a member of the V.F.W. Ladies Auxiliary.

Survivors include her husband, Robert Boian, Monroe; a daughter and son-in-law, Judy and Cloyd Stratton, Monroe; two sisters, Fannie Parks and Carrie Hacker, both of Hamilton, OH; three brothers, Clayton Ramsey, Bill Ramsey, and Bob Ramsey, all of Hamilton, OH; five grandchildren, Jeff Wehr, Daytona Beach, FL, Rob Wehr, Coral Springs, FL, Mike Wehr, Livingston, Jill Woolum, Dayton, OH, and Drew Stratton, Allons; five great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers were Jeff Wehr, Rob Wehr, Mike Wehr, Drew Stratton, Steve Woolum, and Chester Whittamore. Honorary pallbearers were deacons of Fellowship Baptist Church.

 

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