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J.D. Martin
Funeral services for Mr. J.D. Martin, 63, of Monroe, were conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, June 5, 2000, from the chapel of Livingston Funeral Home with Glen Ledbetter and Cecil Shaw officiating. Burial was in Martin Cemetery with Livingston Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Martin, an oil well worker, died Saturday, June 3, 2000, at Livingston Regional Hospital.

Born July 18, 1936, in Overton County, he was the son of Flora (Johnson) Martin and the late Dewey Martin. He was a member of the Free Communion Church of Christ.

Survivors, in addition to his mother, include two sons, Barry Martin, Livingston, and Steve Martin, Monroe; a sister, Willa Dean Seber, Monroe; three grandchildren, Adam Martin, Sean Martin, and Makaylah Cole; and several nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers were Bulos Martin, Carlie Reeder, Howard Winningham, J.B. Kyle, Clyde Paul, and Keith McCormick.

 

Dulah Grace (Flowers) Nicholas
Funeral services for Mrs. Dulah Grace (Flowers) Nicholas, 91, of Pall Mall, were conducted at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 1, 2000, from Wolf River Baptist Church with Bro. Ricky Cross and Bro. Randy Tompkins officiating. Burial was in Williams Chapel Cemetery with Livingston Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mrs. Nicholas, a homemaker, died Monday, May 29, 2000, at her residence.

Born July 7, 1908, in Pickett County, she was the daughter of the late Charlie and Mary (Neal) Flowers. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Edgar "Ed" Nicholas; a son, Glen Nicholas; four sisters, Uldean Huddleston, Donnie White, Delores Nicholas, and Rose Lee; three brothers, Drexel Flowers, Dewey Flowers, and Dennis Bradley; and a granddaughter, Amanda Daniels.

She was a member of the Wolf River Baptist Church.

Survivors include four daughters and two sons-in-law, Dorothy Cross, Panama City, FL, Edith Davidson, Byrdstown, Beatrice and Eulis Evans, Pall Mall, and Glee and Joe Daniels, Baxter; four sons and daughters-in-law, Duell and Donna Nicholas, Willie and Dorothy Nicholas, Randy and Helen Nicholas, all of Pall Mall, and Oren and Carol Nicholas, Albany, KY; a brother-in-law, Clayton Lee, Byrdstown; 17 grandchildren; 26 great grandchildren; and 2 great-great grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Jimmy King, Phillip Badham, Ricky Nicholas, Garry Daniels, Terry Daniels, Jerry Poore, Jimmy Nicholas, Matt Nicholas, Larry Beaty, Michael Hamlin, Darryl Crawford, and Scott Storie.

 

Lola Inus (Beaty) Byrd
Funeral services for Mrs. Lola Inus (Beaty) Byrd, 88, of Elkhart, TX, and formerly of Pickett County, were conducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 31, 2000, from Williams Chapel Church in Pall Mall with Bro. Randy Tompkins officiating. Burial was in Davidson Cemetery with Livingston Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mrs. Byrd, a homemaker, died Sunday, May 28, 2000, at her residence in Texas.

Born June 29, 1911, in Fentress County, she was the daughter of the late John Andrew and Eliza (Stephens) Beaty. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Omer Norris; her second husband, Benton Whittenburg; her third husband, Fred Byrd; a son, Cashier Whittenburg; three brothers, Caster Beaty and Hasca Beaty, and an infant brother; and two sisters, Vannie Upchurch and an infant sister.

She was a member of the Williams Chapel Church.

Survivors include a daughter, Pauline Bilbrey, Monterey; three sons, Burnis Whittenburg, Elkhart, TX, Dale Whittenburg, Houston, TX, and Danny Byrd, Pall Mall; three sisters, Maxine Beaty, Myrtle Brown, and Fonzie Storie, all of Pall Mall; a brother, Harley Beaty, Pall Mall; and a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers were Tommy Whittenburg, Danny Byrd, Tom Storie, Larry Beaty, Rick Whittenburg, and Alfred Gibson.

 

Ronald Randolph
Funeral services for Mr. Ronald Randolph, 58, of Livingston, were conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 6, 2000, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Rev. Fred Hawkins and Rev. Tim Sharp officiating. Burial was in Campground Cemetery with Speck Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Randolph, a welder, died Sunday, June 4, 2000, at Livingston Regional Hospital.

Born December 7, 1941, in Overton County, he was the son of the late Herbert and Ila Brown Randolph. He was affiliated with the First Church of God.

Survivors include his wife, Sarah Randolph, Livingston; a brother, Elton Randolph, Cookeville; two sisters, Imogene Geesling, Hilham, and Linda Copeland, Livingston; and several nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers were Bryan Rhea, Greg Etheredge, Scott Copeland, Larry Geesling, Brandon Geesling, Russell Dillon, Donald Harris, and Gary Mabry.

Honorary pallbearers were the Overton County CB-ers.

 

Mary E. Copeland
Funeral services for Mrs. Mary E. Copeland, 81, of Livingston, were conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 27, 2000, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Rev. Alan Steele officiating. Burial was in Copeland Cemetery with Speck Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mrs. Copeland, a housewife, died Thursday, May 25, 2000, at Livingston Regional Hospital.

Born March 31, 1919, in Lewis County, she was the daughter of the late John and Bell Lee Massey. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Clois Copeland.

Survivors include a son, James Copeland, Livingston; two daughters, Fay Clark, Livingston, and Paulette Wilson, Portland, IN; seven grandchildren; and four great grandchildren.


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