Lovie Louie Hooten
Funeral services for Mrs. Lovie Louie Hooten, 76, of Celina, were
conducted at 10 a.m. Thursday, January 13, 2000, from the chapel
of Upton Funeral Home in Celina with Ronnie Parsons and Chris Rich
officiating. Burial was in Lynn Cemetery in Gainesboro with Upton
Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.
Mrs. Hooten, a homemaker, died Monday, January 10, 2000, at Cumberland
River Hospital in Celina.
Born February 16, 1923, in Gainesboro, she was the daughter of
the late Wilburn and Fannie (Scott) Crabtree. In addition to her
parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Lee Hooten. She
was a member of the Church of Christ.
Survivors include eight sons, Herman Hooten, Gainesboro, Roger
Hooten, Eddie Hooten, Jay Kieth Hooten, Mavrick Hooten, all of Celina,
Steve Hooten, Nashville, Danny Hooten, Livingston, and Frankie Neal
Hooten, Lebanon; six daughters, Tootsie Cherry, Livingston, Judy
Clark, Winnie Parsons, Dale Short, Roxie Calvert, and Liz Carter,
all of Celina; 31 grandchildren; and 33 great grandchildren.
Randal G. "Corky" Wright
Funeral services for Mr. Randal G. "Corky" Wright, 55,
of Monroe, were conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, January 18, 2000,
from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Rev. Carl Hubbard officiating.
Burial was in Oak Grove Cemetery in Pickett County with Speck Funeral
Home in charge of the arrangements.
Mr. Wright died Saturday, January 15, 2000, at Livingston Regional
Born October 9, 1944, in Overton County, he was the son of Clara
(Moore) Wright, Monroe, and the late Clifton Wright. In addition
to his father, he was preceded in death by a sister, Wanda Wright.
Survivors, in addition to his mother, include a brother, Shirley
Wright, Madison Heights, MI; and two sisters, Bonnie Dillon and
Brenda Savage, both of Livingston.
Pallbearers were Danny Wright, Tim Savage, Jason Dillon, Chris
Savage, Terry Byrd, and Scott Cherry.
Thomas Dwayne Hibbs
Funeral services for Mr. Thomas Dwayne Hibbs, 37, of Livingston,
were conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, January 15, 2000, from the chapel
of Speck Funeral Home with Bro. Cecil Shaw officiating. Burial was
in Netherland Cemetery with Speck Funeral Home in charge of the
Mr. Hibbs, a computer/printer technician, died Thursday, January
13, 2000, at Cookeville Regional Hospital.
Born September 14, 1962, in Gross Point, MI, he was the son of
Leonard Hibbs, Livingston, and the late Wilma Sue Rose Hibbs. In
addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by a sister, Linda
He was a member of the Church of Christ.
Survivors, in addition to his father, include his wife, Tina (Garrett)
Hibbs, Livingston; his step-mother, Dean Hibbs, Livingston; a son,
Chris Hibbs, Livingston; two brothers, Donald Hibbs and Randall
Hibbs, both of Livingston; a sister, Debbie Shaw, Livingston; a
step-brother, Mark Ledford, Allons; a step-sister, Shelia Lawson,
Rickman; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews.
Pallbearers were Mark Greenwood, Jeremy Castle, Danny Eldridge,
Jason Brown, Mike Hooper, and Jason Wright.
Lizzie D. (Goolsby) Carmack
Funeral services for Mrs. Lizzie D. (Goolsby) Carmack,
73, of Celina, were conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday, January 13, 2000,
from the chapel of Anderson Funeral Home in Gainesboro with Edward
L. Todd officiating. Burial was in Doc Hall Cemetery in the Wet
Mill Creek community of Clay County with Anderson Funeral Home in
charge of the arrangements.
Mrs. Carmack, a homemaker, died Tuesday, January 11, 2000, at her
residence in the Tinsley Bottom community of Jackson County.
Born January 14, 1926, in Clay County, she was the daughter of
the late Wade and Dona S. (Dailey) Goolsby. In addition to her parents,
she was preceded in death by her husband, Dalpho Jackson "Jack"
Carmack; and three brothers, Lawrence Goolsby, Earl Goolsby, and
Fred Goolsby. She was a member of the Hilham Church of God.
Survivors include two sons, Thurl Ray Carmack, Gainesboro, and
Jerry Wayne Carmack, Sparta; a daughter, Carol Collins, Allons;
six brothers, Malcom Goolsby, Ralph Goolsby, both of Celina, Benton
Goolsby, Leland Goolsby, both of Cookeville, Edd Goolsby, Carthage,
and Elmer Goolsby, Bloominton, IN; two sisters, Rosa Lee Roberson,
Algood, and Earlene Pennington, Celina; an aunt, Addie McBride,
Plainfield, IN; eight grandchildren; and one great grandchild.
Sylvia Bilbrey England
Funeral services for Mrs. Sylvia (Bilbrey) England, 90, of Livingston,
were conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, January 18, 2000, from the chapel
of Speck Funeral Home with Rev. Ovil Tinch and Rev. Newsome Harvey
officiating. Burial was in Ruth Chapel Cemetery with Speck Funeral
Home in charge of the arrangements.
Mrs. England, a homemaker, died Saturday, January 15, 2000, at
Livingston Regional Hospital.
Born June 18, 1909, in Overton County, she was the daughter of
the late Arthur and Maggie (Copeland) Bilbrey. In addition to her
parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Luther W. England;
a son, Harold England; a sister, Oda Mae Dishman; and an infant
She was a member of Ruth Chapel Cumberland Presbyterian Church
where she served as clerk and treasurer for 18 years and was an
active member until her illness.
Survivors include a daughter-in-law, Ina Dean England, Livingston;
a grandson and granddaughter-in-law, Larry and Marie England, Cookeville;
a granddaughter, Tonya England, Livingston; and two nephews, Billy
Dishman, Livingston, and Leland Dishman, Alaska; and two special
friends, Jane Parrott and Kathy Perdue.
Pallbearers were Wayne Peek, R. L. Johnson, Danny England, Estell
Bilbrey, Roy Dixon, and Hershel Hatfield.
James Wilker Stamps
Funeral services for Mr. James Wilker Stamps, 85, of Lebanon, were
conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, January 12, 2000, from the chapel
of Livingston Funeral Home with Oval Tinch officiating. Burial was
in Miller Cemetery with Livingston Funeral Home in charge of the
Mr. Stamps, a logger and sawmill worker, died Monday, January 10,
2000, at University Medical Center in Lebanon.
Born February 12, 1914, in Putnam County, he was the son of the
late George W. and Elizabeth (Rector) Stamps. In addition to his
parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Alpha B. Stamps;
a brother, Leonard Stamps; and two sisters, Thelma Bowman and Vola
He was affiliated with the Church of God and served in World War
Survivors include two daughters, Wanda Walker, Livingston, and
Louise Allen, Adophus, KY; two sons, James C. Stamps, Lebanon, and
Luther Stamps, Livingston; three sisters, Mazzell Little, Fannie
Mae Miller, both of Ohio, and Lorene Thacker, Putnam County; two
brothers, Clinton Stamps, Ohio, and Garland Stamps, Putnam County;
22 grandchildren; 25 great grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild.
Pallbearers were Matthew Lynn, Joshua Bennett, Christopher Walker,
Jamie Walker, Jason Breeding, Jeremy Hammock, and Chad Breeding.
Clifton Clymer "C.C." Keisling
Funeral services for Mr. Clifton Clymer ÒC.C.Ó Keisling, 90, of
Marianna, AR, were conducted at 10 a.m. Monday, January 17, 2000,
from First Christian Church in Marianna, AR, with Rev. Randy Hall
officiating. Burial was in Memphis Memory Gardens in Memphis with
Roller-Citizens Funeral Home of Marianna, AR, in charge of the arrangements.
Mr. Keisling, a retired farmer, died Thursday, January 13, 2000,
at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Forrest City, AR.
Born February 18, 1909, in Pickett County, he was the son of the
late Emitt Keisling and Sally (Ledbetter) Keisling.
He was affiliated with First Christian Church.
Survivors include his wife, Eula Dale Keisling, Marianna, AR; his
step-mother, Hettie Keisling, Livingston; three sons, Bennie Ceciel
Keisling, Nashville, Terry Keisling, Ola, AR, and Ronnie Dale Keisling,
Water Valley, MS; a daughter, Ann Peterson, Eudora, MS; a sister,
Edna "Tootsie" Smith, Livingston; 11 grandchildren; and
15 great grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Bennie Keisling, Teddy Keisling, Randy Skinner,
John Peterson III, Trent Keisling, Thale Keisling, Ricky Keisling,
Don Williams, Bob Hutcheson, and Randle Wright.
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