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Archives 11-01-2000

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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 Wolf River Baptist Church 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.

 

Nova G. (Smith) Martin
Funeral services for Mrs. Nova G. (Smith) Martin, 80, of Allons, were conducted at 1 p.m. Monday, October 30, 2000, from the chapel of Livingston Funeral Home with Bro. A.J. Cox officiating. Burial was in the Hunter Cove Cemetery with Livingston Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mrs. Martin, a housewife, died Saturday, October 28, 2000, at Livingston Regional Hospital.

Born November 24, 1919, in Jackson County, she was the daughter of the late John and Eliza (Lee) Smith. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a half-brother, Virgil Bilbrey, and two half-sisters, Thena Bilbrey and Rosa Andrews. She was affiliated with the Bethel Assembly of God Church in Allons.

Survivors include her husband, Lyle Martin, Allons; an adopted daughter and son-in-law, Phyllis and Rod Hall; a granddaughter and her husband, Rhonda and David Smith; a grandson and his wife, Ronald C. Hall Jr. and Amy Hall; three grandchildren, Terra Smith, Rodney Smith, and Hannah Hall; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Pallbearers were Adam Seber, Roy Lee Seber, Franklin D. "Peck" Smith, David Smith, Rodney Smith, and Ronald Hall Jr.

 

Robert Lee Richardson
Funeral services for Mr. Robert Lee "Bob" Richardson, 75, of Cookeville, were conducted at 1 p.m. Monday, October 30, 2000, from the chapel of Whitson Funeral Home of Cookeville with Bro. Mark Loftis officiating. Burial was in Netherland Cemetery with Whitson Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Richardson, a retired T.D.O.T heavy equipment operator, died Saturday, October 28, 2000, at his home.

Born December 26, 1924, in Allons, he was the son of Lola Belle (Mainord) Richardson of Cookeville and the late Jimmy Lee Richardson.

He was a member of the Netherland Church of Christ and a veteran of the U.S. Army during WWII.

Survivors, in addition to his mother, include his wife, Etheleen (Ogletree) Richardson, Cookeville; two sons and daughters-in-law, Michael D. and Leah Richardson, Statesboro, GA, and Timothy L. and Kim Richardson, Cookeville; a brother and sister-in-law, Mainord and Norma Richardson, Cookeville; a granddaughter, Brandi Nicole Rich-ardson; a grandson, Chadwick Lee Richardson; a nephew, Phillip R. Richardson, Knoxville; and a niece, Patricia C. Stamps, Crossville.

 

Johnny Albert Lee
Funeral services for Mr. Johnny Albert Lee, 62, of Hilham, were conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, October 29, 2000, from the chapel of Livingston Funeral Home with Bro. Marlon Winningham officiating. Burial was in the Maxwell's Chapel Cemetery with Livingston Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Lee, a factory worker, died Friday, October 27, 2000, at Livingston Regional Hospital.

Born October 30, 1937, in Overton County, he was the son of the late William Toy and Callie Ellan (Reese) Lee. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Edward Lee.

He was a member of Holly Springs Church of Christ and an avid sportsman.

Survivors include his wife, Brenda (Staggs) Lee, Hilham; two sons and daughters-in-law, Randy and Shirley Lee, Boca Raton, FL, and Ricky and Lisa Lee, Hilham; a sister and brother-in-law, Jean and Joe Pardue, Kokomo, IN; two brothers, Bill Lee and Luke Lee, both of Kokomo, IN; six grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers were David Staggs, Don Staggs, Joe Lee, Jeff Pardue, Gerald Carter, and Billy Joe Carver. Serving as honorary pallbearer was Darol Staggs.

 

Eva Neace
Funeral services for Mrs. Eva Neace, 73, of Russell, KY, were conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, October 31, 2000, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Bro. Marlon Winningham officiating. Burial was in Holly Springs Cemetery with Speck Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mrs. Neace, a housewife, died Saturday, October 28, 2000, at Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital in Ashland, KY.

Born March 6, 1927, in Whitesburg, KY, she was the daughter of the late Jonah and Shelly (Stewart) Meade.

She was a member of the Church of Christ. Survivors include a brother, Carl Hall, Cleveland, OH; a sister, Cinda Tidwell, Hamilton, OH; a half-sister, JoAnn Oliver, IN; and several nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers were Billy Meade, Danny Carmack, Jimmy Carmack, Tim Tidwell, Dean Kelly, and Shawn Choate.

 

Alice Lurene Boles
Funeral services for Mrs. Lurene Boles, 64, of Hilham, were conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, October 28, 2000, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Bro. Tim Sharp and Bro. Rex Boles officiating. Burial was in the Maxwell Chapel Cemetery with Speck Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mrs. Boles, a factory worker, died Thursday, October 26, 2000, at Standing Stone Health Care Center in Monterey.

Born April 25, 1936, in Clay County, she was the daughter of the late Joe and Mildred (Padgett) Boles. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two children, Edwin Boles and Diane Boles.

She was affiliated with the First Church of God in Hilham.

Survivors include her husband, George Boles, Hilham; two grandchildren, Jason Boles and Ashley Boles; two nieces, Brenda Ellis and Gail Liebreich, Livingston; and three nephews, Rick Smith, Danny Smith, and Mike Smith.

Pallbearers were Danny Smith, Mike Smith, David Ellis, Steve Ayers, Joe Copeland, and Tommy Grosses.

 

Estelle Long Taylor
Funeral services for Mrs. Estelle Long Taylor, 80, of Allons, were conducted at noon Friday, October 27, 2000, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Bro. Glen Ledbetter officiating. Burial was in the St. John Cemetery with Speck Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mrs. Taylor died Wednesday, October 25, 2000, at her home.

Born July 9, 1920, in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late Vaden and Edna (Kirby) Daniels. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two husbands, Forrest Long and Odus Taylor; a brother, J.C. Daniels; and a sister, Geraldine Davis.

She was a member of the Free Communion Church of Christ.

Survivors include two sons, Arnold Long, Allons, and Gary Long, Cookeville; a daughter, Carol Barnes, Cookeville; two brothers, Paul Daniels, Cookeville, and Alfred Daniels, Sparta; three sisters, Lena Sells and Wilma Riedlinger, both of Algood, and Martha Walker, Livingston; 10 grandchildren; and 9 great grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Bob Harvey, Jerry Borden, Terry Borden, Steve Thrasher, Roy Dale Parrott, Steve Seber, J.D. Winningham, and Carson Gilpatrick.

 

Jerry Paul Collins
Funeral services for Mr. Jerry Paul Collins, 48, of Baxter, were conducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday, October 25, 2000, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Bro. Jerry Buck officiating. Burial was in the Fredonia Cemetery with Speck Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements. Mr. Collins, a Chrysler employee, died Sunday, October 22, 2000, at Kennestone Hospital in Marietta, GA.

Born December 7, 1951, in Michigan, he was the son of the late Robert Defoy and Beatrice Key Collins.

He was of the Baptist faith, a member of High 12 Lodge in Michigan, and a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving in the Vietnam War.

Survivors include a son, Calvin Collins, St. Clair Shores, MI; a daughter, Angela Collins, Sterling Heights, MI; a companion, Barbara Burnett, Baxter; and three brothers, Leonard Collins, Rickman, Mike Collins, Livingston, and Johnny Collins, Cookeville.

Pallbearers were Calvin Collins, Leonard Collins, Mike Collins, Johnny Collins, Louis Bitto, and Gerald Hix.

Serving as honorary pallbearer was Jacky Collins.

 

M.J. Allen
Funeral services for Mr. M.J. Allen, 77, of Hilham, were conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday, October 28, 2000, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home. Burial was in the Allen's Chapel Cemetery with Speck Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Allen, a farmer, died Thursday, October 26, 2000, at Livingston Regional Hospital.

Born October 20, 1923, in Overton County, he was the son of the late Ossie and Hattie Haney Allen. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Estel Allen; a sister, Dimple Coffman; and a grandson, Dustin Pigg.

He was of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include his wife, Alba Allen, Hilham; four sons and daughters-in-law, James "Bud" and Carol Allen, Wayne and Sue Allen, Doug and Lora Allen, and Dennis and Elain Allen, all of Hilham; three daughters and a son-in-law, Janet Wilborn, Livingston, and Rita Pigg and Sandra and Gerald Goodpasture, all of Hilham; two sisters, Lassie Pryor, Gainesboro, and Wiltha Coffman, Hilham; and several nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers Darrell Phillips, James Harold Lockhart, Dennis Wayne Wilborn Jr., Douglas J. Allen, Lester Tharp, and Bobby Cravens.

 

Hubert Hawkins
Funeral services for Mr. Hubert Hawkins, 88, of Hilham, were conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, October 27, 2000, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Rev. Earl Williams officiating. Burial was in the Old Union Cemetery with Speck Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Hawkins, a farmer, died Tuesday, October 24, 2000, at the Overton County Nursing Home.

Born April 8, 1912, in Overton County, he was the son of the late Sam and Cora (Masters) Hawkins. He was of the Methodist faith.

Survivors include a niece, Betty Dulworth, Hilham; two great nephews, Carl Dulworth and Donnie Dulworth; several great-great nephews; and a sister-in-law, Lola Bell Hawkins.

 

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