Christine M. Scope
Funeral services for Mrs. Christine M. Scope, 75, of Livingston,
were conducted at 10 a.m. Thursday, September 28, 2000, from St.
AnnŐs Catholic Church in Lansford, PA. Burial was in Sky View Memorial
Park in Tamaqua, PA, with Roche Funeral Home-McNamara Chapel of
Lansford, PA, in charge of the arrangements.
Mrs. Scope, a seamstress in the garment industry, died Monday,
September 25, 2000, at Livingston Regional Hospital.
Born March 3, 1925, in Carbon County, PA, she was the daughter
of the late John and Angeline Arcari. In addition to her parents,
she was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph P. Scope.
She was a member of St. Thomas Aquanis Roman Catholic Church in
Cookeville and Legions of Mary-St. Thomas Aquanis Church.
Survivors include three sons, Richard M. Scope, Livingston, Joseph
Scope, Solon, OH, and Ronald F. Scope, Streetsboro, OH; two sisters,
Mary Kubica, Lansford, PA, and Rose Imrisek, Montoursville, PA;
and a grandchild.
J.P. "Pat" Qualls
Funeral services for Mr. J.P. "Pat" Qualls, 71, of Mur-freesboro,
will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, October 5, 2000, from the
chapel of First United Methodist Church in Murfreesboro with Rev.
Diana Hough officiating. Woodfin Memorial Chapel will be in charge
of the arrangements.
Mr. Qualls, a retired regional director for Financial Institution
Services, Inc. in Nashville, died Sunday, October 1, 2000, at his
He was a member of the First United Methodist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Margaret Carson Qualls; two daughters,
Elizabeth Kelmin Tyma, Coltsneck, NJ, and Patricia Godbey Qualls-Hoag,
Belleair, FL; two brothers, Myers Qualls, Columbus, GA, and Charles
Qualls, Livingston; one sister, Sarah Williamson, Livingston; one
sister-in-law, Frankie B. Qualls, Athens; and one grandson, Andrew
Ina S. Carr McCormick
Funeral services for Mrs. Ina S. Carr McCormick, 74, of Livingston,
were conducted at 10 a.m. Friday, September 29, 2000, from the chapel
of Speck Funeral Home with Rev. Terry McCloud officiating. Burial
was in the Hoover Cemetery with Speck Funeral Home in charge of
Mrs. McCormick, an employee in the Diatary Department of Livingston
Regional Hospital, died Wednesday, September 27, 2000, at her home.
Born June 14, 1926, in Overton County, she was the daughter of
the late Billy and Ova E. Ledbetter Carr. In addition to her parents,
she was preceded in death by her husband, Miles Herman McCormick
Jr.; a son, Billie Steve McCormick; a sister, Bronzie Bowman; and
two brothers, Ernest Carr and Bradley Carr.
She was a member of Allons Assembly of God.
Survivors include two daughters and one son-in-law, Sherlene McCormick
and Janice and Johnny Bowers, all of Livingston; a daughter-in-law,
Connie McCormick, Livingston; two brothers, A.B. Carr, Livingston,
and Johnny Carr, Corpus Christie, TX; three sisters, Allie Dishman
and Mable Dishman, both of Livingston, and Linnie Garrett, Independence
Community; two grandchildren, Jennifer Padgett and Greg Bowers,
both of Living-ston; and one great grandchild, Alexis Hargis.
Pallbearers were Grady Maxfield, Aaron Maxfield, James Handy, Jeff
Hix, David Garrett, and Lewis Davidson. Serving as honorary pallbearer
was Royce Ledbetter.
James "Hoss" Palk
Funeral services for Mr. James "Hoss" Palk, 71, of Cookeville,
were conductedat 2 p.m. Tuesday, October 3, 2000 from the chapel
of Goff Funeral Home in Monterey with Rev. James Edens and Rev.
Perry Clayton officiating. Burial was in the Algood City Cemetery
with Goff Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.
Mr. Palk, a retired employee of the City of Cookeville Street Department,
died Saturday, September 30, 2000 at Cooke-ville Regional Medical
Born May 15, 1929 in Putnam County, he was the son of the late
Lee "Cooney" and Flossie Eldridge Palk. In addition to
his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Donald Palk.
Survivors include a daughter, Betty Miller, Clarkrange; three
sons, Kenneth Palk, Spencer, and Richard Palk and Mike Palk, both
of Rickman; a sister, Anna Nelson, Cookeville; 12 grandchildren;
15 great grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild.
Lucille Jernigan Blount
Funeral services for Mrs. Lucille Jernigan Blount, 91, of Portsmouth,
VA, will be conducted at 1 p.m. today, Wednesday, October 4, 2000,
from the chapel of Sturtevant Funeral Home in Portsmouth with Rev.
Tom Potter officiating. Burial will be in the Greenlawn Memorial
Gardens with Sturtevant Funeral Home, Inc. in charge of the arrangements.
Mrs. Blount, retired from General Electric, died Sunday, October
Born May 6, 1909 in Overton County, she was the daugher of the
late Luther P. and Maude Lee Jernigan. In addition to her parents,
she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Nelson Blount;
two sisters, Edith Andrews and Velma Burroughs; and three brothers,
Luther P. Jernigan, Henry Jernigan, and Donald Jernigan.
She was a member of Cottage Place United Methodist Church.
Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Marilyn and Charles
Vick, Virginia Beach, VA; a son and daughter-in-law, James J. Sr.
and Joyce Blount, Chesapeake, VA; three sisters, Nola Mae Needham,
Livingston, Christine Hatch, Atlanta, GA, and Ruth Clark, Southgate,
VA; a brother, Floyd Jernigan, Peewee Valley, KY; six grandchildren,
James J. Blount Jr., Robert N. Blount, William E. Blount, Darlene
Goodwin, Pamela Nelbach, and Mark R. Vick; 13 great grandchildren,
James J. Blount III, Scott Blount, Robert N. Blount Jr., Laura Blount,
Neal Blount, Shawn Blount, Bethany Blount, Brandon Swan, Brian and
Ashleigh Goodwin, Lauren and Amanda Nelbach, and Austin Vick; and
two great-great grandchildren, Joseph Lee Blount and Robert N. Blount
Bonnie Jean Bilbrey
Funeral services for Mrs. Bonnie Jean Bilbrey, 75, of Cookeville,
were conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, October 3, 2000, from the chapel
of Whitson Funeral Home in Cookeville with Rev. Ovle Tinch officiating.
Burial was in the Eckels Cemetery with Whitson Funeral Home in charge
of the arrangements.
Mrs. Bilbrey, a homemaker, died Sunday, October 1, 2000, at Masters
Health Care Center in Algood.
Born September 27, 1925, in Overton County, she was the daughter
of the late James Thomas and Lillie Mae (Beasley) Bilbrey. In addition
to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Bobbie Ruth
West; and two brothers, Billy Ray Bilbrey and Billy Joe Bilbrey.
Survivors include her husband, Emmett Bilbrey, Cooke-ville; a foster
child, Jackie Ray Anderson, Cookeville; five brothers, Willard Bilbrey,
James Bilbrey, and Kenneth Bilbrey, all of Rickman, Clyde Lee Bilbrey,
Indianapolis, IN, and Ronald Bilbrey, Anderson, IN; three sisters,
Johnnie Hogue, Anderson, IN, Corene Cravens, Columbia, and Faye
McCowan, Rickman; and two special cousins, Bill and Karel Gellar,
Sparta. Pallbearers were Justin Boles, Jimmy Bilbrey, Sammie Bilbrey,
Roger Clouse, Randy McCowan, Donald Ray Reed, and Kyle Spears.
Caitlin (Katie) Thomason
Funeral services for Miss Caitlin (Katie) Thomason, 3, of Gainesboro,
were conducted at 1 p.m. Friday, September 29, 2000, from the chapel
of Anderson Funeral Home in Gainesboro with Bro. Jimmy Anderson
officiating. Burial was in Pigg Family Cemetery in the Fairview
Community of Jackson County with Anderson Funeral Home in charge
of the arrangements.
Miss Thomason, a pre-school student at Shiloh Head Start Center
in Jackson County, died Tuesday, September 26, 2000, at Cookeville
Regional Medical Center.
Born June 17, 1997, in Cookeville, she was the daughter of John
and Andrea Woudstra Thomason of Gaines-boro. She was preceded in
death by her grandfather, John E. Thomason; and great grandparents,
Oscar and Jessie Thomason, Charlie Lee and Lena Pigg, and Bill and
Survivors, in addition to her parents, include her grandparents,
Joyce Thomason, Hilham, and Sherry and John Dubay, Cookeville; a
sister, Miranda Renea Thomason, Gainesboro; a half sister, Margaret
Ellen "Maggie" Thomason, Lawrence, KS; and several aunts,
uncles, and other relatives.
Overton County News
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