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Eunice R. (Claborn) Smith
Funeral services for Mrs. Eunice R. (Claborn) Smith, 84, of Allons, were conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 3, 2000, from the chapel of Livingston Funeral Home with Bro. Cletis Beason officiating. Burial was in the Fellowship Cemetery with Livingston Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mrs. Smith, a homemaker, died Sunday, April 30, 2000 at Livingston Regional Hospital.

Born February 12, 1916, in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Edna Claborn. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Eather James Smith; a son, James Lewis Smith; and a sister, Elma Brown.

She was a member of the Summer Shade Church of Christ.

Survivors include two daughters, Janetta Taylor, Monroe, Edwina Burchett, Livingston; three sisters, Addie Melton, Allons, Inas Vaughn, Akron, OH, and Allene Maynard, Cookeville; a brother, Welmon Claborn, Gallatin; eight grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; and several nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers were Larry Taylor, Steve Taylor, Allen Taylor, Jeff Young, Jonathan Cummings, and Jeffery Cummings.


Nortin Haskel Garrett
Funeral services for Mr. Nortin Haskel Garrett, 67, of Livingston, were conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 26, 2000, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Rev. Terry McCloud officiating. Burial was in the Wirmingham Cemetery with Speck Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Garrett, who worked at PacesetterŐs, died Monday, April 24, 2000, at Livingston Regional Hospital.

Born May 29, 1932, in Overton County, he was the son of the late Joel Sparks Garrett and Telia Reagan Garrett.

He was of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include one brother, Avle (Doc) Garrett, Livingston; two sisters, Margie Marise and Norma Smith, both of Livingston; and several nieces and nephews. Pallbearers were Richard Lee, Johnny Lee, David Garrett, Terry Williams, Junior Hargis, and Rex Roberson.

 

William Carmel Jackson
Funeral services for Mr. William Carmel Jackson, 75, of Cookeville, were conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 29, 2000, from the chapel of Whitson Funeral Home of Cookeville with Bro. Howard Dailey officiating. Burial was in Sam Flatt Cemetery in Jackson County with Whitson Funeral Home of Cookeville in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Jackson, a retired General Motors machinist, died Thursday, April 27, 2000, at Liv-ingston Regional Hospital.

Born December 18, 1924, in Jackson County, he was the son of the late Thomas and Cleo (Flatt) Jackson. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Tula Eudell (Thomas) Jackson; a son, Ronald Jackson; and a sister, Mildred Farley.

He was a retired minister.

Survivors include two daughters, Judy Ison and Carol Moore, both of Rickman; two sons, Donald Jackson, Rickman, and Daniel Jackson, Alpine; a sister, Ella Emogene Smith, Bloom-ington Springs; three brothers, Henry Jackson, Cookeville, Thurman "Gum" Jackson, Double Springs, and Ernest Jackson, Bloomington Springs; 13 grandchildren; and 28 great grandchildren.

 

Myrtle Allene Reagan
Funeral services for Mrs. Myrtle Allene Reagan, 75, of Monroe, were conducted at 12 p.m., Monday, May 1, 2000, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Bro. Marlon Winningham officiating. Burial was in Old Bethel Cemetery with Speck Funeral Home of Livingston in charge of the arrangements.

Mrs. Reagan, a housewife, died Saturday, April 29, 2000, at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville. Born March 15, 1924, in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late George Edward Taylor and Maggie Angeline Conner Taylor. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Farley Grant Reagan; and a son, Farley Odell Reagan.

She was a member of the Church of Christ.

Survivors include four sons, Shirley Reagan, Allons, James Reagan, Gary Reagan, and Bobby Reagan, all of the Taylors Crossroads community; five daughters, Joann Carter, Cookeville, Kay Reagan, Taylors Crossroads, Shelia Winning-ham, Byrdstown, Sue Thompson and Billie Poston, both of Livingston; a brother, Milburn Taylor, Heard Ridge Community; four sisters, Melissa Taylor, Fairfield, IL, Gladys Smith, Anderson, IN, Ezell Reagan and Arxie Reagan, both of Heard Ridge Community; 19 grandchildren; and three great grandchildren. Pallbearers were Gary Reagan, Jason Thompson, Jamie Reagan, Joey Reagan, Chris Reagan, Marty Reagan, Brad Reagan, and Dustin Winningham.

 

Berta Leora Reid
Funeral services for Mrs. Berta Leora Reid, 86, of Livingston, were conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 2, 2000, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home. Burial was in Eckel Cemetery with Speck Funeral Home of Livingston in charge of the arrangements.

Mrs. Reid, a housewife, died Monday, May 1, 2000, at Overton County Nursing Home.

Born September 29, 1913, in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late Chester and Minnie Elizabeth Gore Neal. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Oscar Reid; a sister, Dean Reid; and a brother, Will Neal.

She was a member of Okolona United Methodist Church, and attended Sulfur Community Church.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Morris and Shelby Reid, Livingston; a brother, Homer Neal, Rickman; two sisters, Louverna Matthews, Livingston, and Eva Swallows, Rickman; two grandchildren, Libby and husband Kenneth Allen, and Tim and wife Lisa Reid, all of Livingston; and six great grandchildren.


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