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Archives 11-08-2000

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James E. Baker
Funeral services for Mr. James E. Baker, 69, of West Chester, OH, will be conducted at 2 p.m. today, Wednesday, November 8, 2000, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Bro. Glen Winningham officiating. Burial will be in the Good Hope Cemetery with Speck Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Baker, a truck driver, died November 4, 2000, at his home.

Born August 18, 1931, in Lamar Co., TX, he was the son of the late Emmitt and Nellie (Irons) Baker. He was a member of the Church of Christ and a Veteran of the U.S. Air Force.

Survivors include his wife, Nellberta Baker, West Chester,OH; a daughter, Amber Reed Jackson, Hamilton, OH; two brothers, Edgar Baker, Vallent, OK, and Don Baker, Oklahoma City, OK; and a grandson, Anthony James Jackson, Hamilton, OH.

 

Pauline (Hargis) Reed
Funeral services for Mrs. Pauline (Hargis) Reed, 73, of Hanging Limb, were conducted at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, November 5, 2000, from the chapel of Goff Funeral Home of Monterey with Rev. Tony Barnett and Rev. Ovle Tinch officiating. Burial was in the Phillips Cemetery in Hanging Limb with Goff Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mrs. Reed died Friday, November 3, 2000, at her home.

Born February 10, 1927, in Overton County, she was the daughter of Ruben Hargis of Hanging Limb and the late Bertha (Sisco) Hargis. In addition to her mother, she was preceded in death by her husband, Willard Reed, and two brothers, Charles Hargis and Clyde Hargis.

Survivors, in addition to her father, include two daughters and sons-in-law, Cornetta and Doug Brown, Hanging Limb, and Nancy and Randell Eldridge, Monterey; two sons and daughters-in-law, Raymond and Sue Reed, Monterey, and Ronnie and Charlotte Reed, Cookeville; three sisters, Juanita Reed, Hanging Limb, Geneva Simpson, Wallins Creek, KY, and Betty Cleghorn, Algood; four brothers, Homer Hargis and Otis Hargis, both of Hanging Limb, Claude Hargis, Cookeville, and Danny Hargis, Monterey; seven grandchildren; and three great grandchildren.

 

Mossie NaomiI (Williams) Storie
Funeral services for Mrs. Mossie Naomi (Williams) Storie, 79, of Pall Mall, were conducted at 10 a.m. Monday, November 6, 2000, at Williams Chapel Church with Bro. Randy Tompkins and Bro. Aron Dillon officiating. Burial was in Williams Chapel Cemetery with Livingston Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mrs. Storie, a homemaker and factory worker, died Saturday, November 4, 2000, at Livingston Regional Hospital.

Born April 16, 1921, in Pickett County, she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Cora (Rains) Williams. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Blanche; two brothers, Ray Williams and Paul Williams; and a great granddaughter, Emmy Anderson.

She was a member of Williams Chapel Church.

Survivors include her husband, Darwin Carlos Storie, Pall Mall; a daughter and son-in-law, Gwenith and Sonny Anderson, Pall Mall; two sons and daughters-in-law, Vern and Linda Storie, Monroe, and Larry and Judy Storie, Byrdstown; a sister, Louise West, Pall Mall; a brother, Don Williams, Pall Mall; eight grandchildren; five great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Pallbearers were Shawn Storie, Scott Storie, Larry Roberts, Chris Storie, Carey Storie, James Sells, and James Anderson.

 

Edwina Upton
Funeral services for Mrs. Edwina Upton, 75, of Celina, were conducted at 1 p.m. Tuesday, November 7, 2000, from the Celina Church of Christ with Bro. Bill Threet officiating. Burial was in the Fitzgerald Cemetery with Upton Funeral Home of Celina in charge of the arrangements.

Mrs.Upton, a funeral director, died November 5, 2000, at the Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Born March 4, 1925, in Celina, she was the daughter of the late Thomas Cecil “Teet” Smith and Mary Velma Goodpasture. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Willie Butler Upton.

She was a member of the Celina Church of Christ.

Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Betty and Jim Briggs, Celina; a brother, Carl Smith, Jacksonville, FL; two grandsons, Mike Briggs, Cookeville, and John Briggs, U.S. Navy, Japan; and a great granddaughter, Meggie Jane Briggs, Red Boiling Springs.

Pallbearers were Claude E. Hamilton, John Clark Donald-son, Ryan Staggs, Joe Spivey, and Rush Rich.

 

Fred B. Sells
Funeral services for Mr. Fred B. Sells, 76, of Livingston, were conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday, November 4, 2000, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Bro. Marlon Winningham and Bro. Glen Goggins officiating. Burial was in the Sells Cemetery with Speck Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Sells died November 1, 2000, at the Harton Regional Medical Center in Tullahoma.

Born August 31, 1924, in Overton County, he was the son of the late R.M. and Willette (Bowers) Sells. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Ethel Holman; and a brother, Leo Ray Sells.

He was a member of the Flatt Creek Church of Christ, a veteran of the U.S. Army during WWII, a lifetime member of the VFW, and a member of the American Legion. He also lived and worked in Dayton, OH, and Xenia, OH for 16 years.

Survivors include his wife, Clara Sells, Independence Community; a son and daughter-in-law, Danny A. and Wanda Sells, Manchester; a daughter, Judy C. Hennessee, McMinnville; a brother, Jim Sells, Livingston; and three grandchildren, Joshua Sells and Jonathan Sells, both of Manchester, and Demetria Hennessee, McMinn-ville.

 

Glenda Ferrell Montgomery
Funeral services for Mrs. Glenda Ferrell Montgomery, 63, of Cookeville, will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. today, Wednesday, November 8, 2000, from the chapel of Whitson Funeral Home of Cookeville with Bro. Denton Ramsey officiating. Burial will be in the Smyrna Cemetery with Whitson Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mrs. Montgomery, a homemaker, was born October 5, 1937, in Clay County, and was the daughter of the late Walter J. and Olyene (Tinsley) Martin. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, James Martin and Harold Martin.

She was of the Church of Christ faith.

Survivors include her husband, Thomas W. Montgomery Jr., Cookeville; a daughter and son-in-law, Debbie and Duke Denny, Cookeville; a son and daughter-in-law, Thomas W. "Butch" III and Peggie Montgomery, Cookeville; four sisters and brothers-in-law, Carol and J.R. Lewis, Barbara and Joe Norrod, Phyllis and Charles Rector, all of Cookeville, and Sandy and Ron Johnson, Livingston; four grandchildren, Lacy Arnold, Ryan Waldon, Kayla Montgomery, and Brooklyn Montgomery; a great grandchild, Calen Arnold; and several nieces and nephews.

 

John Hubert Little
Funeral services for Mr. John Hubert Little, 67, of Livingston, will be conducted at 5 p.m. Thursday, November 9, 2000, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Bro. Brent McKinney officiating. Speck Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Little, an attorney, died November 4, 2000, in Baton Rouge, LA. Born October 14, 1933, in Overton County, he was the son of the late Varney and Anna Ruth (Linder) Little. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a stepdaughter, Cam Mantle Davis.

He was a Veteran of the U.S. Army.

Survivors include his wife, Vicki Little, Livingston; a daughter and son-in-law, Jennifer and Curt Eilander, Rickman; three stepchildren, John and Cindy Mantle, Nashville; Jeane Scott, Baltimore, MD, and Janette Lanzon, Nashville; grandchildren, Vicki Jean Davis, Noelle Davis, Lacy Ann Robbins, Holly Jean Robbins, and other grandchildren.

 

Anderson Lester Cox
Funeral services for Mr. Anderson Lester Cox, 89, of Crossville, will be conducted at 1 p.m. today, Wednesday, November 8, 2000, from the chapel of the Croley Funeral Home of Williamsburg, KY, with Bro. Ronald Harris officiating. Burial will be in the Wolf Creek Cemetery with Croley Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

He was a member of the Birchlick Baptist Church.

Survivors include three daughters and sons-in-law, Mary A. and Edwin Clemmer, Gosport, IN, Geneva Audell and Rev. Ronald Harris of Allons, and Sarah L. and Gene Casey, Richmond, KY; a son, Lee H. Cox, Paint Lick, KY; a sister, Geneva White; two brothers, Charles Cox and William Cox; five grandchildren, Pam Welch, David Clemmer, Rhonda Norrod, Daniel Cox, and Benjamin Shelton; three great grandchildren, Laura Norrod, Levie All Norrod, and Madeleine Clemmer; and several nieces and nephews.

 

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