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Flossie (Choate) Franklin
Funeral services for Mrs. Flossie (Choate) Franklin, 86, of Jamestown, were conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 18, 2000, from the chapel of Mundy Funeral Home of Jamestown with Rev. S.M. Shaw officiating. Burial was in Allardt Cemetery with Mundy Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mrs. Franklin died Wednesday, March 15, 2000, at Fentress County General Hospital in Jamestown.

Born April 26, 1913, in Fentress County, she was preceded in death by her husband Leslie Franklin.

She was a member of Pleasant View Church of the Nazarene.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, L.D. and Mary Franklin, Livingston; two daughters and sons-in-law, Billie J. and Ralph Williams, and Ella Grey and Paul Jones, all of Jamestown; a brother, Paul T. Choate, Muncie, IN; a sister, Kathlene Ritchie, Jamestown; six grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; two step-great grandchildren; and four great-great grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Joe Swafford, Scotty Blair, Dennis Wright, Mike Stone, Gary Peters, and Terry Roysden.


Annie B. Ttaylor
Funeral services for Mrs. Annie B. Taylor, 89, of Hilham, will be conducted at 11 a.m. today, Wednesday, March 22, 2000, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Rev. Bruce Taylor officiating. Burial will be in Allens Chapel Cemetery with Speck Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mrs. Taylor, a housewife, died Sunday, March 19, 2000, at Livingston Regional Hospital.

Born April 9, 1910, in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late Leslie Poston and Ida Masters Poston. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Clure Taylor; and two sisters, Mary Haney and Effie Allen.

She was a member of Allens Chapel Freewill Baptist Church.

Survivors include a son, Olen Taylor, Indianapolis, IN; a daughter, Pearl Pennington, Cookeville; two half-brothers, Haskell Allen, Hilham, and Otis Allen, Cookeville; one half-sister, Bertha Allen, Livingston; three grandchildren, Danny Taylor, Bruce Taylor, both of Indianapolis, IN, and Lonnie Taylor, Castalian Springs; and four great grandchildren.

 

Margie Ovalene Clark
Funeral services for Mrs. Margie Ovalene Clark, 67, of Livingston, were conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 19, 2000, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Rev. Kenneth Clayton officiating. Burial was in Overton County Memorial Gardens with Speck Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mrs. Clark, a housekeeper at Overton County Nursing Home, died Thursday, March 16, 2000, at Cookeville Regional Medical Center.

Born June 30, 1932, in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late J.P. and Nova Ann Mayberry Neal. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Estill Clark.

She was of the Methodist faith.

Survivors include a daughter, Pat Dixon, Defeated; two brothers, Milton Neal, Livingston, and Millard Neal, Tipton, IN; three sisters, Modean Raines, Mildred York, both of Livingston, and Marie Holman, Cookeville; and two grandchildren, Tiffany Dixon and Kyle Dixon, both of Defeated.

Pallbearers were J.D. Holman, Jeff Pennycuff, Alan Eldridge, Joey Smith, Pat Norris, and Jim Hoover. Special pallbearers were T.J. Preston and Todd Smith.

 

Daisy Lucile Cooper
Funeral services for Mrs. Daisy Lucile Cooper, 80, of Livingston, were conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 14, 2000, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Keith Ledbetter officiating. Burial was in White Chapel Memorial Cemetery in Troy, MI, with Speck Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mrs. Cooper, a housewife, died Sunday, March 12, 2000, at Livingston Regional Hospital.

Born April 17, 1919, in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late Colen and Denton England Dishman. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Omer Clyde Cooper; and a daughter, Sharon Pretzer.

She was affiliated with the Jehovah Witness church.

Survivors include four sons, David Cooper, Rickman, Doug Cooper, Warren, MI, Donald Cooper, Almont, MI, and Ricky Cooper, Troy, MI; four grandchildren; and two great grandchildren.

 

John Lamar Winborn
Funeral services for Mr. John Lamar Winborn, 59, of Little Rock, AR, were conducted at 12 p.m. Friday, March 17, 2000, from Memphis Funeral Home Poplar Chapel. Burial was in West Tennessee Veteran Cemetery with Memphis Funeral Home of Memphis in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Winborn died Monday, March 13, 2000, at the VA Medical Center in Little Rock, AR.

He was a member of Lifeline Baptist Church of Little Rock, AR, and served in the U.S. Air Force.

Survivors include a brother, Larry Michael Winborn, Livingston; and five sisters, Ruth Ann Winborn, Orlando, FL, Nancy Chase, Rosemary Winborn, both of Memphis, Billie Miller, Colliersville, and Lana Walton, Walls, MS.

 

 

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