Alethia Jean Breviann Copeland
Funeral services for Miss Alethia Jean Breviann Copeland, infant,
of Livingston, were conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, February 3, 2000,
from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Rev. Ricky Dixon officiating.
Burial was in Carter-Bilbrey Cemetery with Speck Funeral Home in
charge of the arrangements. Miss Copeland died Monday, January 31,
2000, at her home.
Born January 12, 2000, in Overton County, she was the daughter
of Carl and Karen (Scott) Copeland of Livingston. She was preceded
in death by a grandfather, M.C. Copeland, and a great grandfather,
Survivors, in addition to her parents, include a brother, Joseph
Scott, Livingston; two sisters, Helen Copeland and Ally Copeland,
both of Livingston; grandparents, Larry and Sandra Scott, Livingston,
and Wilma Copeland, Monterey; great grandparents, Homer and Geneva
Cooper, Rickman, and Bill and Nellie Johnson, Livingston; and two
aunts, Lois Scott, Livingston, and Karen Copeland, Monterey. Pallbearers
were Tim Cooper, Donald Cooper, and David Cooper.
Sally Margie Smith Halleran
Funeral services for Mrs. Sally Margie Smith Halleran, 85, of Cookeville
were conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday, February 5, 2000, from the chapel
of Hooper & Huddleston Funeral Home with Bro. Ferrell Looper officiating.
Burial was in Bohannon Cemetery with Hooper & Huddleston Funeral
Home in charge of the arrangements.
Mrs. Halleran, a homemaker, died Thursday, February 3, 2000, at
Cookeville Regional Hospital Medical Center.
Born February 12, 1914, in Putnam County, she was the daughter
of the late Alb and Kate Buckner Walker. In addition to her parents,
she was preceded in death by her husbands, Thomas Forest Smith and
George Halleran; a sister, Vallie Moore; and three brothers, Joe
Walker, Frank Walker, and Johnny Walker. She attended the Faith
Outreach Worship Center in Livingston.
Survivors include three daughters, Sue Bilyeu, Russelville, KY,
and Wilma Jean Franklin and Betty C. Smith, both of Cookeville;
four sons, Clarence Smith, McKenzie, and Harold Ray Smith, Bobby
Smith, and Donnie Smith, all of Cookeville; two sisters, Mae Patton,
Dayton, OH, and Mary Belle Jessee, Bristol, VA; 17 grandchildren;
one step-granddaughter; and 16 great grandchildren. Pallbearers
were her grandsons.
Funeral services for Mr. Justin Hargis, 41, of Monterey were conducted
at 1 p.m. Saturday, February 5, 2000, from the chapel of Goff Funeral
Home of Monterey with Rev. Clayton Padgett and Rev. Gary Farris
officiating. Burial was in Welch Memorial Cemetery with Goff Funeral
Home of Monterey in charge of the arrangements.
Mr. Hargis, a factory worker with Dacco in Cookeville, died Thursday,
February 3, 2000, in Cookeville.
Born August 18, 1958, in Monterey, he was the son of Odell and
Velma Bowman Hargis.
Survivors include his mother, Velma Bowman Hargis, Monterey; his
father, Odell Hargis, Monterey; a daughter, Misty Hargis, Monterey;
a brother and sister-in-law, Gary and Barbara Hargis, Livingston;
and his maternal grandmother, Etta Bowman, Livingston.
Richard Erie Fish
Funeral services for Mr. Richard Erie Fish, 42, of Rickman, were
conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday, February 3, 2000, from the chapel
of Whitson Funeral Home of Cookeville with Bro. Brunsford England
officiating. Burial was in Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Sparta with
Whitson Funeral Home of Cookeville in charge of the arrangements.
Mr. Fish, an electrician, died Monday, January 31, 2000, at Livingston
Born April 7, 1957, in Detroit, MI, he was the son of Ruby Fish
and the late Rev. James Flatt.
He was of the Baptist faith. He was also a veteran of the Tennessee
Survivors include his wife, Kimberly (Hicks) Fish, Rickman; his
mother, Ruby Fish, Sparta; four children all of Michigan; a stepdaughter,
Tiffany Swallows, Rickman; a stepson, Jason Swallows, Rickman; two
brothers, Jim Fish, Sparta, and Michael Fish, Michigan; and four
sisters, Nancy Campbell, Indiana, Kathy Harrington, Virginia, Patty
Bilyeu, Sparta, and Rose Fish, Nashville.
Overton County News
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