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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 the arrangements.

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 years.

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 Webb.

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 Regional Hospital.

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 home.

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, Andrew Tyma.

 

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 Allred.

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 B Sales.

 

Patsy Holman
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 the arrangements.

Mrs. Holman, a housewife, died Wednesday, October 4, 2000, at Livingston Regional Hospital.

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 arrangements.

Mrs. Abbott, a housewife, died Wednesday, October 4, 2000, at Livingston Regional Hospital.

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.

 

 

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