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Hilrey A. Carr
Graveside services for Mr. Hilrey A. Carr, 65, of Dalton, GA, and formerly of Livingston, were conducted a 4 p.m. Tuesday, June 27, 2000, at United Memorial Gardens in Dalton, GA, with Julian Peeples Funeral Home of Dalton, GA, in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Carr, a retired wrestling and football coach, died Monday, June 26, 2000, at his home.

Born February 11, 1935, in Livingston, he was the son of the late Robert and Slomey Carr.

He coached at North Whitfield Middle School in Dalton, GA, for more than 20 years before retiring in 1993. He was a former Livingston Academy football great in 1954-1955, before going on to play on the same 1956 University of Tennessee football team as Johnny Majors.

Survivors include his wife, Diane Carr, Dalton, GA; two sons and daughters-in-law, Jim and Georgie Carr, Decherd, and Bo and Cindy Carr, Manchester; a daughter and son-in-law, Cindi and Todd Markham, Hazel Green, AL; three brothers, Fred Carr, Livingston, Thurman Carr, LaGrange, IN, and Burnis Carr, Dayton, OH; a sister, Lelar Stout, Aiken, SC; and three grandchildren, Austin Mark-ham, Logan Markham, and Kendall Markham. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested memorial donations be made in Coach CarrŐs honor to the North Whitfield Middle School Athletic Department, 3624 Cleveland Hwy., Dalton, GA 30721.

 

Charlie Elmer Masters
Funeral services for Mr. Charlie Elmer Masters, 92, of Livingston, were conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 4, 2000, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Rev. Ovle Tinch officiating. Burial was in Mt. Gilead Cemetery with Speck Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Masters died Sunday, July 2, 2000, at Livingston Regional Hospital.

Born October 18, 1907, he was the son of the late James and Avo (Carr) Masters.

Survivors include several cousins. Pallbearers were Carl Masters, Leon Flatt, Glenn Gore, Earl Carr, Tom Goodpasture, and Ronnie Goodpasture.


Albert Terry Mitchell
Funeral services for Mr. Albert Terry Mitchell, 66, of Livingston, were conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday, July 9, 2000, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Bro. John Copeland and Bro. Bobby Buford officiating. Burial was in Good Hope Cemetery with Speck Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Mitchell, truck driver and former Overton County Sheriff from (1972-78), died July 6, 2000, at Cookeville Regional Hospital.

Born February 16, 1934, in Overton County, he was the son of the late Albert Bates and Allie Maude Deck Mitchell.

He attended Grace Baptist Church and was a Veteran of the U.S. Army, and a member of Livingston Masonic Lodge #259.

Survivors include his wife, Jean Hayes Mitchell, Livingston; two sons, Terry Wayne Mitchell and Christopher Mitchell, both of Livingston; a daughter, Cynthia Eldridge, Livingston; a brother, W.R. Mitchell, Livingston; and four grandchildren, Misty Cooper, Sacha Mitchell, Ashley Mitchell, and Hannah Mitchell.

Pallbearers were Richard "Ossie" Mitchell, Dicky Mitchell, David Mitchell, Terry Eldridge, Jerry Windle, and Carl Hayes.


Nellie Olen Henry
Funeral services for Mrs. Nellie Olen Henry, 86, of Maryville and formerly of Boles Town, were conducted at 8 p.m. Friday, July 7, 2000, from the chapel of Memorial Funeral Home of Maryville with Rev. Eugene McCowan officiating. Burial was Saturday, July 8, 2000, in Boles Town Cemetery with Memorial Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mrs. Henry died Wednesday, Wednesday, July 5, 2000, at Fairpark Health Care.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Zach Henry; and two sons, James Henry and Donald Henry.

Survivors include two daughters and son-in-law, Sally and Max Copeland, Maryville, and Beulah and Don Smedley, Albany, IN; 13 grandchildren and 8 spouses, Tony "Max" and Renae Copeland, Michael and Helen Copeland, Shiela and Allen Dykes, Debbie Newton, Patty and James Yates, Willard and Joann Stowers, Ronnie and Julie Barker, Rhonda and Jerry Jarrells, Jerry and Linda Smedley, Danny Joe Stowers, Donnie Kessear, Jeff Henry, and Jamie Henry; and 18 great grandchildren.


Arleth Ray Duke
Funeral services for Mr. Arleth Ray Duke, 66, of Livingston, were conducted at 4 p.m. Tuesday, July 4, 2000, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Bro. Kerry Duke and Bro. John Houser officiating. Burial was in the Overton County Memorial Gardens with Speck Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Duke, self-employed in the auto body business, died Sunday, July 2, 2000, at his home.

Born January 27, 1934, in Overton County, he was the son of the late Sid and Cora (Pryor) Duke. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a wife, Eddress (Davis) Duke; two sisters, Annette Gilpatrick and Christine Farmer; and a brother, Fowler Duke.

He was a member of the West End Church of Christ and a veteran of the U.S. Army.

Survivors include his wife, Billie Ann Duke, Livingston; two sons, Kerry Duke, Cooke-ville, and Timmy Duke, Livingston; a daughter, Phyllis Crawford, Livingston; four brothers, Robert Duke, Livingston, James Duke, Macon, GA, Earl Glenn Duke, Nashville, and Charles Duke, Taylors Cross Roads Community; and five sisters, Betty Brown, Michigan, Billie Matheny, Donelson, Sonya Watkins, Allons, Emma Dean Cook, Nashville, and Linda Patterson, Nashville.

Pallbearers were Roy Pennington, Danny Kraft, Frank Koger, Steve Mullinix, Ronald Moody, and Edd Smith. Honorary pallbearers were Oren Frank Huddleston and Paul Norris.


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