Owen Mason Beaty
Funeral services for Mr. Owen Mason Beaty, 83, of Byrdstown, were
conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, October 9, 2000, from the chapel of
Moodyville Baptist Church with Bro. Jeff Amonette officiating. Burial
was in Beaty Cemetery with Livingston Funeral Home in charge of
Mr. Beaty, former owner of a grocery store and a farmer, died
Saturday, October 7, 2000, at Livingston Regional Hospital.
Born January 3, 1917, in Pickett County, he was the son of the
late Ike and Ida (Manis) Beaty. In addition to his parents, he was
preceded in death by his wife, Christel Beaty; and an infant sister.
He was a member of the Pickett County Election Commission for twenty-five
Survivors include a daughter, Linda Carol Beaty, Jamestown; two
sons and a daughter-in-law, Mike and Becky Beaty and Maxie Beaty,
all of Byrdstown; one brother, Ancel Beaty, Byrdstown; six grandchildren,
Jenine Copeland, and Joe Shelton, both of Jamestown, Monica Garrett,
Jamie Beaty, Chris Beaty, Kendall Beaty, and Josh Beaty, all of
Byrdstown; eight great grandchildren; and nieces, nephews, and other
family and friends.
Pallbearers were Kendall Beaty, Chris Beaty, David Beaty, Dana
Beaty, Joe Shelton, and Kendle Davidson.
Gracie Mae Reed
Funeral services for Mrs. Gracie Mae Reed, 88, of Algood, were conducted
at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, October 8, 2000, from the chapel of Whitson
Funeral Home of Cookeville with Bro. Comer McGuire officiating.
Burial was in Zion Hill Cemetery with Whitson Funeral Home in charge
of the arrangements.
Mrs. Reed, a homemaker, died Thursday, October 5, 2000, at Masters
Health Care Center in Algood.
Born March 25, 1912, in Overton County, she was the daughter of
the late Walter Scott and Etta Mae (McCulley) Webb. In addition
to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Truman
Reed; two sisters, Lola Norris and Gladys Webb; and five brothers,
Horace Webb, Carson Webb, Addison Webb, Kenneth Webb, and Lawrence
She was a charter member of Algood Senior Citizens and a member
of Rickman Church of God.
Survivors include a sister, Jewel Whiteaker Vanwinkle, Algood;
three brothers, Otto Webb, Hartsville, and J.T. Webb and Carl Webb,
both of Crossville; a niece, Ruth Moss, Algood; and additional nieces,
nephews, and other family members.
Jeffery Dale Lee
Funeral services for Mr. Jeffery Dale Lee, 40, of Monroe, were conducted
Sunday, October 8, 2000, from the chapel of Crestlawn Funeral Home
of Byrdstown with Jeff Flowers and Cletis Beason officiating. Burial
was in Oak Grove Cemetery with Crestlawn Funeral Home in charge
of the arrangements.
Mr. Lee, a logger, died Thursday, October 5, 2000, at Livingston
Born September 24, 1960, in Overton County, he was the son of
Willie and Wanda Byrd Lee of Monroe.
Survivors, in addition to his parents, include his wife, Nada Smith
Lee, Monroe; a son, Johnny Lee, Monroe; a brother and sister-in-law,
Bobby and Michelle Lee, Monroe; and several aunts, uncles, cousins,
and a host of friends.
Pallbearers were Johnny Byrd, Terry Byrd, Jerry Masiongale, Gary
Masiongale, Timmy Smith, and Darrell Garrett.
Joe Pat Qualls
F uneral services for Mr. Joe Pat Qualls, 71, of Murfreesboro and
formerly of Livingston, were held at 2 p.m. Thursday, October 5,
2000, at First United Methodist Church in Mur-freesboro. Woodfin
Memorial Chapel of Murfreesboro was 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
Born in Livingston, he was the son of the late Milton James and
Lula Myrtle Myers Qualls.
Survivors include his wife, Margaret Carson Qualls, Mur-freesboro;
two daughters, Elizabeth Kelmin Tyma, Coltsneck, NJ, and Patricia
Godbey Qualls-Hoag, Belleair, FL; two brothers, Myers Qualls, Columbus,
GA, and Charles Qualls, Living-ston; a sister, Sarah Williamson,
Livingston; a sister-in-law, Frankie B. Qualls, Athens; and a grandchild,
John David Allred
Funeral services for Mr. John David Allred, 74, were conducted at
10 a.m. Wednesday, October 4, 2000, from the chapel of Madison Funeral
Home of Madison with Dr. Frank Bruce and Dr. Larry McCauley officiating.
Burial was in Bowles Cemetery in Bowlestown with Madison Funeral
Home in charge of the arrangements.
Mr. Allred died Sunday, October 1, 2000. He was preceded in death
by a son, Timothy A. Allred; three brothers, Oscar Allred, Ophelas
Allred, and Delmer Allred; and two sisters, Alpha Dosseos and Ollie
Survivors include his wife, Ava Rich Allred; two sons, Thomas
J. Allred and Steven L. Allred; a brother, Clinton Allred; two sisters,
Vechel Poletis and Grady Harrison; and three grandchildren.
Pallbearers were friends of the family. Serving as honorary pallbearers
were retirees of Pirelli-Armstrong Tires and employees of T and
Funeral services for Mrs. Patsy Holman, 52, of Livingston, were
conducted at 1 p.m. Friday, October 6, 2000, from the chapel of
Speck Funeral Home with Rev. David Singleton officiating. Burial
was in Walnut Grove Cemetery with Speck Funeral Home in charge of
Mrs. Holman, a housewife, died Wednesday, October 4, 2000, at Livingston
Born April 4, 1948, in Overton County, she was the daughter of
Betty Bowling of Livingston.
She was a member of Memorial Baptist Church of Livingston.
Survivors, in addition to her mother, include her husband, Doug
Holman Sr., Livingston; a son and daughter-in-law, Dorsey and Paulette
Fyffe, Tucson, AR; a daughter and son-in-law, Nicole and Will Fowler,
Summerville, SC; four step-children, James Lee Dahle, Bill Dahle,
Doug Holman Jr., and Carla Gardner; two sisters and a brother-in-law,
Janie Williams, Ohio, and Michelle and Butch Lee, Livingston; two
grandchildren, Drew and Gracie Fowler; and two special friends,
Billy Garrett and Wilma Maynord.
Pallbearers were Duran Lewis, Dennis Holman, Mark Peek, Michael
Peek, Kelly Paul, and Lonnie Holman. Serving as honorary pallbearers
were Billy Garrett, Jack Lutzweit, Jim Densmore, Johnny Peek, Gary
Long, Randy Long, and Lonnie Holman.
Reba Mae Abbott
Funeral services for Mrs. Reba Mae Abbott, 71, of Livingston, were
conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday, October 7, 2000, from the chapel
of Speck Funeral Home with Bro. Wayne Taylor officiating. Burial
was in Miller Cemetery with Speck Funeral Home in charge of the
Mrs. Abbott, a housewife, died Wednesday, October 4, 2000, at Livingston
Born October 21, 1928, in Overton County, she was the daughter
of the late Wayne and Emma (Franklin) Breeding. In addition to her
parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James Abbott;
a son, Michael Abbott; and a grandson, Scott Smith.
She was of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include four sons, Larry Abbott and Billy Abbott, both
of Celina, Randall Abbott, Nashville, and Curtis Abbott, Livingston;
two daughters, Geraldine Smith, Hilham, and Earline Rush, Portage,
MI; two brothers, Junior Breeding, Livingston, and Carlos Breeding,
Monroe; two sisters, Mona Lee and Olene Edmonds, both of Livingston;
14 grandchildren; and 10 great grandchildren.
James Garfeild Flowers
Funeral services for Mr. James Garfield Flowers, 93, of Byrdstown,
were conducted at 1 p.m. Tuesday, October 3, 2000, from the chapel
of Crestlawn Funeral Home of Byrdstown with Father Larry Gelthaus
officiating. Burial was in the Green Hills Memory Gardens in New
Castle, IN, with Crestlawn Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.
Mr. Flowers, a retired farmer and Indiana state employee, died
Friday, September 29, 2000, at Livingston Regional Hospital.
Born March 12, 1907, in Overton County, he was the son of the
late James and Elizabeth Neal Flowers. In addition to his parents,
he was preceded in death by his wife, Opal Goldsmith Flowers; a
son, Raymond Flowers; and three grandsons.
Survivors include four sons, David Flowers, Byrdstown, Gary Flowers,
Mt. Comfort, IN, Dale Flowers, West Springfield, MA, and Ed Flowers,
Scottsville, KY; five daughters, Daisy King, Byrdstown, Rose Wyatt,
Cooke-ville, Lily Clark, Morristown, IN, Violet Grimes, Prospect,
OR, and Linda Iris Jackson, Greens-fork, IN; a sister, Lena Neal,
New Castle, IN; 34 grandchildren; numerous great grandchildren;
and three great-great grandchildren.
Overton County News
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