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Orma Nina Hammock
Funeral services for Mrs. Orma Nina Hammock, 78, of Livingston, were conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, January 2, 2000, from the chapel of Livingston Funeral Home with Nolen Cantrell officiating. Burial was in Shiloh Cemetery with Livingston Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mrs. Hammock, a housewife and caregiver, died Wednesday, December 29, 1999, at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville.

Born September 28, 1921, in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late James Thomas and Erna Allred Stout. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Oren Roscoe Hammock; and by two sisters, Burksie West and Georgia Stout.

She was affiliated with Swallows Chapel Baptist Church.

Survivors include two daughters, Linda Carolyn Barrett, Columbia, SC, and Helen June Skiba, Livingston; a son, Burnard Van Hammock, Pall Mall; eight grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, four step-grandchildren, and six step-great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Benjamin Skiba, Michael Skiba, Billy Hammock, Glen McGennis, James Hammock, and Michael Barrett.

Honorary pallbearers were Trei Johnson, Maurice Gingirich, Larry Justice, Charles Booher, and Jimmy Johnson.

 

Lester Beaty
Funeral services for Mr. Lester Beaty, 65, of Cookeville, were conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, December 31, 1999, at Cookeville Freewill Baptist Church with Bro. Sterl Paramore officiating. Burial was in Dobbs Cemetery with Dyer Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Lester, an employee of Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency, died Tuesday, December 28, 1999, at Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville.

Born September 5, 1934, in Overton County, he was the son of the late Ogle and Winnie (Norrod) Beaty. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Christine Hinkle; and three brothers, Benton Beaty, O. T. Beaty, and Luther Beaty.

He attended Cookeville Freewill Baptist Church. He was a former Putnam County Commissioner, former Mayor of Algood, and served in the U. S. Navy.

Survivors include his wife, Della Beaty; two daughters, Gail Mackie, Sparta, and Sonya Beaty, Nashville; six sisters, Sadie Vaughn, Cookeville, Betty Norris, Livingston, Flora Walker, Rickman, Louise Matheny, Indiana, Grace Morgan, and Hazel Reifert, both of Michigan; three brothers, Robert Beaty, Ohio, Herbert Beaty, Michigan, and Willie Beaty, Livingston; and three grandchildren, Rachel Mackie, Caleb Mackie, and Hannah Mackie.

 

Lawrence Reynolds
Funeral services for Mr. Lawrence Reynolds, 65, of the Love Joy Community near Monterey, were conducted at 1 p.m. Tuesday, January 4, 2000, from the chapel of Goff Funeral Home with Rev. Richard Rollins and Rev. David Harris officiating. Burial was in Reynolds Family Cemetery with Goff Funeral Home of Monterey in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Reynolds, a farmer, died Friday, January 1, 2000, at his home.

Born September 5, 1934, in Lott, KY, he was the son of the late Edgbert and Emma Gross Reynolds. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Randy Reynolds.

He was a member of Hanging Limb Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Glenda Phillips Reynolds, Love Joy Community; four daughters, Tammy Reynolds, Jeannie Brown Casella, both of the Love Joy Community, Donna Martindale, Detroit, MI, and Jewel Sue Reynolds, Kentucky; two grandchildren, Haley Lynn Brown and Dillon Daniel Brown; three sisters-in-law, Linda Reynolds, Viadalia, LA, Kathlene Reynolds, Lafollette, and Rev. Donald and Faye Nelson, Jacksboro; and a special friend, Danny Brown, Sparta.

Victor Borgh
Funeral services for Mr. Victor Borgh, 24, of the Muddy Pond Community near Monterey, were conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday, January 4, 2000, from the chapel of Goff Funeral Home with Pastor Joe Blevins officiating. Burial will be at 10 a.m. today, Wednesday, January 5, 2000, in the Welch Memorial Cemetery with Goff Funeral Home of Monterey in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Borgh, an employee of Cracker Barrel of Cookeville, died Friday, December 31, 1999, at the Cookeville Regional Medical Center.

Born March 30, 1975, in Duluth, MN, he was the son of James Borgh and Deborah Anderson Glazer. He was a member of the Franklin, WI Seventh Day Adventist Church.

Survivors include his mother and step-father, Deborah and Jon Glazer, Muddy Pond Community; his father and step-mother, James and Rita Borgh, South Range, WI; three sisters, Julie Ann Booher, Mandy Borgh, and Rebecca Borgh, all of the Muddy Pond Community; two nephews, Colten Michael and Austin James; and his paternal grandmother, Elizabeth Borgh, Superior, WI.


Claude C. Carr

Funeral services for Mr. Claude C. Carr, 85, of Jacksonville, FL, were conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, January 3, 2000, at Wesconnett Church of Christ in Jacksonville, FL, with Wallace Maxwell and Mark Mosher officiating. Hardage-Giddens Funeral Home in Florida was in charge of the arrangements. Local funeral services were conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, January 4, 2000, from the chapel of Whitson Funeral Home in Cookeville. Burial was in Eckels Cemetery in Overton County with Whitson Funeral Home of Cookeville in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Carr, a retired teacher, died Friday, December 31, 1999, at St. VincentŐs Medical Center.

Born in Tennessee, he moved to Crescent City, Florida, later to Palatka, and in 1968, moved to Jacksonville where he lived until his death. He taught in the public school system in Tennessee for several years before retiring as a teacher in Jacksonville around 1973. He was also a high school basketball coach while teaching in Tennessee.

He was a member of Wesconnett Church of Christ and served as one of its elders before resigning around 1983.

Survivors include two children, Jim Carr and Ramona Smitherman; four grandchildren, John Smitherman, Scott Smitherman, Cynthia Lucas, and Michelle Ginder; and a great granddaughter, Brooke Lucas.

William Franklin Miller
Funeral services for Mr. William Franklin Miller, 21, of Cookeville, were conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, January 1, 2000, from the chapel of Whitson Funeral Home in Cookeville with Bro. Greg Key officiating. Burial was in Fraziers Chapel Cemetery, Spencer, with Whitson Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Miller, an employee of Institutional Wholesale Corp., died Wednesday, December 29, 1999, at Cookeville Regional Medical Center.

Born January 10, 1978, in Livingston, he was the son of Billy Miller and Reva Harris.

Survivors include his father and step-mother, Billy and Lula Miller, Spencer; his mother and step-father, Reva and Jerry Harris, Cookeville; a daughter, Kaitlyn Miller, Rickman; a sister, Jennifer Harris, Cookeville; a brother, Curtis Simmons, Cleveland; his grandparents, Cleta and Johnny Hammons, Cookeville, and Dora and Franklin Lewis, Livingston; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

Pallbearers were Ike Frady, Johnny Frady, Reubin Frady, Tommy Frady, Michael Leftwich, Ron Whitefield, and Herman Wilson.


A. Lois Warden

Funeral services for Mrs. A. Lois Warden, 76, of Greenfield, IN, were conducted at 10:30 a.m. Monday, January 3, 2000, from Pasco Memorial Mortuary in Greenfield, IN, with Rev. Randall Parker officiating. Burial was in Park Cemetery in Greenfield, IN, with Pasco Memorial Mortuary in charge of the arrangements.

Mrs. Warden, a retired employee of Western Electric Company of Indianapolis, died Thursday, December 30, 1999, at Brandywine Manor.

Born February 8, 1923, in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late William Henry and Lula (Seber) Ledbetter. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Oscar Warden; and two sisters, Buna Ferrell and Clema Hughes.

She was affiliated with Bethel Baptist Church of Greenfield, IN.

Survivors include two sons, Jerry Warden, Lady Lake, FL, and Ken Warden, Tyler, TX; four daughters, Shirley Cox, Belleville, MI, Betty Rutter, Lorene Godbey, and Barbara Fralich, all of Greenfield, IN; a brother, William Ledbetter, Livingston; three sisters, Ola Hall, Geneva Reeder, both of Livingston, and Cueburtice Glascock, Cookeville; 18 grandchildren; and several great grandchildren.


Stella Mae Gentry

Funeral services for Mrs. Stella Mae Gentry, 78, of Brotherton Community in Cookeville, were conducted at 1 p.m. Monday, January 3, 2000, from the chapel of Whitson Funeral Home in Baxter with Bros. Leslie Hickey and Earl Williams officiating. Burial was in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery with Whitson Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mrs. Gentry, a homemaker, died Thursday, December 30, 1999 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center.

Born October 22, 1921, she was the daughter of the late Lemuel Arthur and Martha Lucinda (Creselious) Shaver. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Margie Earline Gentry; and four brothers and sisters, George Mitchell Shaver, Moody Shaver, Edna Morgan, and Minnie Morgan. She was of the Freewill Baptist faith.

Survivors include her husband, Hester Gordon Gentry, Cookeville; four sons and daughters-in-law, Leonard and Jackie Gentry, John and Brenda Gentry, all of Anderson, IN, Lamour and Beatrice Gentry, and Tony and Penny Key, all of Cookeville; three daughters and two sons-in-law, Geneleta "Jenny" Ashburn, Beatrice and Billy Glover, all of Cookeville, and Trevenue "Tootsie" and Kenneth Conner, Monroe; a brother, James Shaver, Anderson, IN; two sisters, Willie Judd, Cookeville, and Thelma Wright, Rickman; 18 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews, and friends.


Eunice Bonnie Ogletree

Funeral services for Mrs. Eunice Bonnie Ogletree, 91, of Livingston, were conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, December 31, 1999, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home of Livingston with Bro. Marlon Winningham officiating. Burial was in Holly Springs Cemetery with Speck Funeral Home of Livingston in charge of the arrangements.

Mrs. Ogletree, a homemaker, died Tuesday, December 28, 1999, at NHC in McMinnville. Born September 1, 1908,in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late Millard F. Jr. and Effie Lena Masters Ogletree.

She was affiliated with the Church of Christ.

Survivors include two sisters, Fannie Reagan, McMinnville, and Osta Smith, Livingston; three nephews; and a niece.

Pallbearers were R. L. Ogletree, James Ogletree, Marce Ogletree, Billy Reagan, Ben Gilpatrick, Eddie Gilpatrick, and Eric Bennett.


Ausby H. Lee

Funeral services for Mr. Ausby H. Lee, 78, of Allons, were conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday, December 29, 1999, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home of Livingston with Rev. Tom Halliburton officiating. Burial was in Hoover Cemetery with Speck Funeral Home of Livingston in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Lee, a farmer, died Monday, December 27, 1999, at Livingston Regional Hospital.

Born February 27, 1921, in Overton County, he was the son of the late George and Daisy Hoover Lee. He was of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include two sisters, Lillian Swallows, and Lorene Dubree, both of Livingston; and several nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers were Pat Grimes, Jimmy Lee, Jackie Dubree, Willie D. Swallows, Ricky Brown, and Patrick Moore.

Honorary pallbearers were Villard Maynord, Thurman "Pete" Peterman, Jr. Clark, James Lewis, Mike Sells, and Mark Hill.


Treva J. Moore Gillentine

Funeral services for Mrs. Treva J. Moore Gillentine, 77, of Livingston, were conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, January 4, 2000, from First United Methodist Church in Livingston with Rev. Tom Halliburton officiating. Burial was in Clayton Smith Cemetery with Speck Funeral Home of Livingston in charge of the arrangements.

Mrs. Gillentine, a retired worker in the Twin Lakes Telephone business office, died Sunday, January 2, 2000, at Livingston Regional Hospital.

Born July 2, 1922, in Franklin County, she was the daughter of the late Hayes and Rosetta Smith McDonald. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Arnold Moore; and by her second husband, Fate Gillentine.

She was affiliated with the First United Methodist Church in Livingston. She was a member of Livingston Eastern Star, Livingston Civic and Garden Club, American Legion, and VFW Auxillary.

Survivors include two sons, Jere D. Moore, and John A. Moore, both of Livingston; two grandchildren, Kelly Moore, and Matt Moore; and a sister, Catherine Smith, San Diego, CA.

Pallbearers were Dan Smith, Louis Oakley, Joe Upton, Harry Starnes, Kelly Coleman, and Bryant Mullinix.

 

Guy Sheldon Beaty
Funeral services for Mr. Guy Sheldon Beaty, 80, of Alpine, were conducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday, December 29, 1999, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home of Livingston with Bro. David Beaty officiating. Burial was in Fate McDonald Cemetery with Speck Funeral Home of Livingston in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Beaty, a farmer, died Monday, December 27, 1999, at Livingston Regional Hospital.

Born July 4, 1919, in Pickett County, he was the son of the late Thurman Thomas and Emma Pearl Cope Beaty.

Survivors include his sister, Arzie Beaty, Alpine; several nieces and nephews, and a host of cousins. Pallbearers were his nephews.

 

Jody Dillon Carr
Funeral services for Mr. Jody Dillon Carr, 61, of Livingston, were conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, December 30, 1999, from The House of Prayer Full Gospel Church with Rev. Kenneth Clayton officiating. Burial was in Carter Bilbrey Cemetery with Speck Funeral Home of Livingston in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Carr, a pastor, died Tuesday, December 28, 1999, at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville.

Born November 1, 1938, in Overton County, he was the son of the late Sim and Ada Walker Carr. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Auda Eldridge, and Eunice Dale; and two brothers, Willard Carr, and Willis Carr.

He was a member of the House of Prayer Full Gospel Church.

Survivors include his wife, Dortha Copeland Carr, Livingston; a son and daughter-in-law, Mike and Michelle Carr, Rickman, three daughters and two sons-in-law, Jowanna and Harold Burris, Cookeville, Gwen Fish, and Connie and Chuck Castle, all of Livingston; four brothers, Jimmy Carr, Monroe, Dewey Carr, Clyde Carr, and Buddy Carr, all of Livingston; one sister, Colleen Eldridge, Dayton, OH; and nine grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Terry Johnson, Chris Copeland, Marty Carr, Mark Carr, Jamie Vaughn, and Jimmy Copeland.

 

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