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Emma Mae Bilbrey
Funeral services for Mrs. Emma Mae Bilbrey, 91, of Livingston, will be conducted at 2 p.m. today, Wednesday, October 25, 2000, from the chapel of the Speck Funeral Home with Bro. Ovle Tinch officiating. Burial will be in the Ruth Chapel Cemetery with Speck Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mrs. Bilbrey, a housewife, died Monday, October 23, 2000, at Livingston Regional Hospital.

Born February 16, 1909, in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late Cain and Martha Jane (Matthews) England. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Elmo Bilbrey; two sons, Billy Bilbrey and Glenn Bilbrey; two sisters, Ruby Eldridge and Alice Bilbrey; and five brothers, Luther England, Walter England, Hubert England, Claude England, and infant brother, Jesse England.

She was a member of the Shiloh United Methodist Church.

Survivors include two sons, Marvin Donald Bilbrey, Hardys Chapel, and Melvin Bilbrey, Livingston; one daughter, Marie Carter, Hardys Chapel; two sisters, Hallie Conner, Allons, and Vallie Dishman, Detroit, MI; four grandchildren; and one great grandchild.

 

Mrs. Delta (Winningham) Pritchard
Funeral services for Mrs. Delta (Winningham) Pritchard, 78, of Byrdstown, were conducted at 3 p.m. Tuesday, October 17, 2000, from the chapel of Livingston Funeral Home with Bro. Randy Tompkins and Bro. Ricky Cross officiating. Burial was in the Pritchard Cemetery with Livingston Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mrs. Pritchard, a homemaker and factory employee, died Sunday, October 15, 2000, at Livingston Regional Hospital.

Born January 3, 1922, in Pickett County, she was the daughter of the late James David Winningham and Martha (Huckeby) Winningham. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by an infant son, Daniel; a step-son; six sisters and a brother.

Survivors include two daughters and a son-in-law, Johnnie Bilbrey and Bonnie and Everett Reagan, all of Byrdstown; three sons and a daughter-in-law, Terry and Virginia Pritchard, Tony Pritchard and Doug Pritchard, all of Byrdstown; two step-sons, Larry and Lonnie Pritchard, both of Indiana; a sister, Dora Storie, Indiana; two brothers, Ernest Winningham and Boyd Winningham, both of Indiana; 14 grandchildren; and 11 great grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Chris Cook, Peanut Bilbrey, John Reagan, Robert Reagan, Andy Asberry, Adam Asberry, and Alan Asberry.

 

Albert Roscoe Pierce
Funeral services for Mr. Albert Roscoe Pierce, 100, of Byrdstown, were conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, October 22, 2000, from the Smyrna Church in Byrdstown with Bros. Randy Tompkins and Ricky Cross officiating. Burial was in the Smyrna Cemetery with Livingston Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Pierce, a farmer, died Friday, October 20, 2000, at the Livingston Regional Hospital.

Born January 1, 1900, in Pickett County, he was the son of the late William K. and Elizabeth (Reeder) Pierce. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Mildred (McGee) Pierce, and several brothers and sisters.

He was a member of the Star Point Church of Christ.

Survivors include several nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers were Richard W. Pierce, Roger Goolsby, Keith Bilbrey, Jim Cross, Jack Whittenburg, and Clifford Stephenson, Jr. Serving as honorary pallbearers were Guin Pierce, Woodrow Pierce, and B. Keith Pierce.

 

Edna Myers Smith
Funeral services for Mrs. Edna Myers Smith, 87, of Livingston, were conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, October 21, 2000, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Bro. Jesse Bradshaw officiating. Burial was in the Shiloh Cemetery at Windle with Speck Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mrs. Smith, a retired shirt factory employee, died Thursday, October 19, 2000, at the Livingston Regional Hospital.

Born September 13, 1913, in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late Jack and Sally (Smith) Myers. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ernest Smith; and two brothers, Luther Myers and Tracy Myers.

She was a member of the First Christian Church.

Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Shelby and Morris Reid, Livingston; two brothers, Earl Myers, Livingston, and A.B. Myers, Santa Ana, CA; four sisters, Callie Melton, Livingston, Mary Barker, Sparta, Majorie Deck, Maryville, and Betty Ashburn, Cookeville; three grandchildren, Libby and Kenneth Allen and Tim Reid, all of Livingston; and six great grandchildren, Sarah Allen, T.L. Reid, Coby Reid, Katherine Reid, Kenny Allen, and Rusty Allen.

Pallbeares were Fred Amonett, Kenneth Dodson, Billy Gene Gaw, Billy Joe Holt, Larry Misenhimer, and Robert Jolley.

 

Charles L. Warden
Funeral services for Mr. Charles L. Warden, 53, of Hilham, were conducted at 1 p.m. Tuesday, October 24, 2000, from the chapel of Anderson Funeral Home in Gainesboro with Bro. Ronald Strong officiating. Burial was in the Lynn Family Cemetery in the Tinsley Bottom Community of Clay County with Anderson Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Warden, a factory employee, died Saturday, October 21, 2000 at the Livingston Regional Hospital.

Born November 26, 1946, in Jackson County, he was the son of the late Charlie Carlos "Toot" Warden and Elene (Boles) Warden. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a half-brother, Kenneth Boles.

He was a member of the Hilham Church of Christ and served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam Era.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Christopher and Tina Warden, Hilham; a brother, David Warden, Gainesboro; and two sisters, Janice Warden, Gainesboro, and Karen Tidwell, Hilham.

 

Capitola Looper
Graveside services for Ms. Capitola Looper, 84, of Nashville, were conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, October 24, 2000, at Good Hope Cemetery with Bro. Joe Stacker officiating. Woodlawn Funeral Home of Nashville was in charge of the arrangements.

Ms. Looper, a personnel manager for Sears Roebuck, died Friday, October 20, 2000.

Born in Livingston, she was the daughter of the late Ernest A. Looper and Lula (Speck) Looper. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Clara Deane Qualls.

She was a member of the Belmont Heights Baptist Church in Nashville and a long time member of the New Century Club.

Survivors include a sister, Joanna Looper Stockton, Knoxville; two nephews, Sam Qualls, Atlanta, GA, and Bob Qualls, Philadelphia, PA; a niece, Susie Qualls Pennington, Austin, TX; three great nephews; two great nieces; two great- great nephews; and two great-great nieces.

 

Dora Lee Laycox
Funeral services for Mrs. Dora Lee Laycox, 79, of Monterey, were conducted at 1 p.m. Friday, October 20, 2000, from the chapel of Horner Funeral Home in Monterey with Rev. Norman Cox and Rev. Barry Purser officiating. Burial was in the Whittaker Cemetery with Horner Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mrs. Laycox, a retired supervisor with General Motors, died Tuesday, October 17, 2000, at Livingston Regional Hospital.

Born December 1, 1920, in Monterey, she was the daughter of the late William Jess and Birta Annas (Gains) Blaylock. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Lemuel Laycox; a daughter, Robbie Ruth Henry; a sister, Hennie Stevens; and five brothers, William Edward Blay-lock, Mike Lincoln Blaylock, George Jackson Blaylock, Dallas Lee Blaylock, and James Robert Blaylock.

She was a member of the Monterey Church of the Nazarene.

Survivors include a grandson and granddaughter-in-law, Jeff and Carolina Henry, Dayton, OH; and a sister and brother-in-law, Sarah and Hugh Kemmer, Rockwood, TN.

Pallbearers were Wesley Smith, Brad Wilson, John Looper, Craig Bowman, Layne Kemmer, and Gerald Smith.

 

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