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Archives 03-07-2001

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Leonard Barlow
Funeral services for Mr. Leonard Barlow, 74, of Hilham, were conducted at 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 6, 2001, from the chapel of Anderson Funeral Home in Gainesboro with Bro. Edward L. Todd officiating. Burial was in the Lynn Cemetery in the Burristown Community of Jackson County with Anderson Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Barlow died Saturday, March 3, 2001, at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. He was a retired employee of the Jackson County Hospital and affiliated with the Hilham Church of God.

Born September 24, 1926, in Jackson County, he was the son of the late Alfred and Verdie (Brown) Barlow.

Survivors include his wife, Ova (Hammock) Barlow, Hilham; two daughters and sons-in-law, Janice and David Roberson, Cookeville, and Joyce and Jack Ward, Livingston; four brothers, Ray Barlow and Carl Barlow, both of Livingston, Grover Barlow, Gainesboro, and Roy Barlow, Coldspring, TX; a sister, Sally Mae (Barlow) Bull, Fort Pierce, FL; three grandsons, Shane Barlow, John Robert Ward, and Josh Roberson; two special nieces, Judy (Barlow) Sisco and Sara Greenwood; two special friends, Curtis Roberson and Edward Todd; and several nieces and nephews.

 

Mary Elizabeth (Jones) White
Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Elizabeth (Jones) White, 67, of Lebanon, were conducted at 3 p.m. Wednesday, February 28, 2001, from the chapel of Ligon and Bobo Funeral Home in Lebanon with Eld. Frankie Downs and Eld. Hilman Duncan officiating. Burial was in the Conatser Cemetery with Ligon and Bobo Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mrs. White died Monday, February 26, 2001, at Cedars Health Care in Lebanon. She was a retired dietician at Clover Bottom Developmental Center, a homemaker, and a member of the Old Paths Missionary Baptist Church.

Born November 2, 1933, in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late Eli and Nettie (Reagan) Jones. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter-in-law, Karen (Graves) White; two brothers, Royce Jones and James Jones; and an infant brother.

Survivors include her husband, Edgar Leon White, Lebanon; a son, Randall "Rudy" White, Lebanon; a brother, George Jones, Lebanon; and two grandchildren, Leah Elizabeth White and Lee Elliott White, both of Lebanon. Serving as pallbearers were her family and friends.

 

Ellis Brett Snoddy Jr.
Funeral services for Mr. Ellis Brett Snoddy Jr., 74, of Monroe, were conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 3, 2001, from Beaty Swamp Community Church with Bro. Aron Dillon officiating. Burial was in the Sylvester Robbins Cemetery with Livingston Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Snoddy died Thursday, March 1, 2001, at the V.A. Medical Center in Nashville. He was a member of the Beaty Swamp Community Church, a Veteran of W.W. II, Korean Conflict and Vietnam Era, and a member of the local VFW.

Born August 22, 1926, in Detroit, MI, he was the son of the late Ellis Brett Snoddy Sr. and Velma (Carlson) Snoddy. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by four brothers, Kenneth Snoddy, David Snoddy, Sidney Snoddy, and Robert Snoddy; and a sister, Nancy Prophit.

Survivors include his wife, Lura (Padgett) Snoddy, Monroe; a daughter and son-in-law, Diane and Scott Henson, Livingston; four grandchildren, Chad Edens, Brad Edens, Laura Edens and Jacob Henson; one great grandchild, Chloe Edens; and three special nieces, Cecilia Prophit, Mary Prophit, and Sheila Prophit. Pallbearers were members of the James T. Davis VFW Post #5062. Full military honors were conducted by a military honor guard from Ft. Campbell, KY.

 

Floyd Pierce
Funeral services for Mr. Floyd Pierce, 62, of Monterey, were conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 3, 2001, from the chapel of Goff Funeral Home in Monterey with Rev. David Harris officiating. Burial was in the Welch Memorial Cemetery with Goff Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Pierce died Thursday, March 1, 2001, at Standing Stone Health Care Center in Monterey. He was a retired truck driver, a US Army Veteran, and affliliated with the Love Joy Missionary Baptist Church.

Born May 9, 1938, in Overton County, he was the son of the late Roy A. and Edna R. (Hoover) Pierce. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by an infant sister and an infant brother.

Survivors include his wife, Wanda (Harville) Pierce, Monterey; two sisters, Dorothy Bowman and Anna Bowman, both of Hanging Limb; and a brother, Willie Ray Pierce, Monterey.

 

Jimmie Lee Peterman
Funeral services for Mr. Jimmie Lee Peterman, 56, of Rickman, were conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, February 28, 2001, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Rev. Michael Ledbetter and Rev. James Edens officiating. Burial was in the Okolona Cemetery with Speck Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Peterman died Monday, February 26, 2001, at Liv-ingston Regional Hospital. He was a rating and billing analyst at Service Transport in Cookeville, a member of the Okolona United Methodist Chuch, and Livingston Lodge #259.

Born August 6, 1944, in Putnam County, he was the son of the late James Caston and Clara Ruth (Robbins) Peterman. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his grandparents, Kelly and Pemelia Peterman and Mr. and Mrs. J.B. Robbins Sr.; and two nieces, Donna Turner and Greta Qualls.

Survivors include his wife, Sharon (Qualls) Peterman, Rickman; three sisters and three brothers-in-law, Virginia and Johnny Hunter and Betty and Frank Ward, all of Livingston, and Juanita and Johnny Brown, Hilham; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Loretta and Charles Floyd Qualls Sr., Livingston; four nephews, Scotty Hunter, Richard Brown, Shane Qualls, and Griff Qualls; three nieces, Debbie Garrison, Stephanie Woods, and Cara Qualls; and 10 great-nieces and nephews. Pallbearers were Richard Brown, Scotty Hunter, Jeff Woods, Shane Qualls, Griff Qualls, Jerry Robbins, and Jason Robbins.

Serving as honorary pallbearers were the employes of Service Transport.

 

Francisca Carmen Perez
Funeral services for Mrs. Francisca Carmen Perez, 59, of Hoytville, OH, were conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, March 2, 2001, from First United Methodist Church in Livingston with Rev. Ronald Whited officiating. Burial was in the St. John Cemetery with Speck Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mrs. Perez died Monday, February 26, 2001, at Wood County Hospital in Bowling Green, OH. She was a farm worker and of the Catholic faith.

Born January 9, 1942, in Texas, she was the daughter of the late Jesus Sr. and Mag-dalena (Perez) Zamora. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Casimiro Zamora and Rosalio Zamora; and a sister, Selia Rey.

Survivors include a daughter, Rose Mary Morris, Livingston; three brothers, Roberto Zamora, Julian Zamora, and Jesus Zamora Jr., all of Ohio; two sisters, Florentina Cortez and Ufemia Cortez, both of Ohio; and three grandchildren.

 

Brown "Junior" Nelson Jr.
Funeral services for Mr. Brown "Junior" Nelson Jr., 58, of Cookeville, were conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 6, 2001, from the chapel of Whitson Funeral Home of Cookeville with Bro. Howard Dailey, Bro. Dewey Glenn Ramsey, and Bro. Ronald D. Whited officiating. Burial was in the Upper Crawford Cemetery with Whitson Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Nelson died Sunday, March 4, 2001, at Livingston Regional Hospital. He was a retired furniture worker and of the Baptist faith.

Born July 17, 1942, in Overton County, he was the son of the late Brown Nelson Sr. and Harriet Edith (Hooks) Nelson. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Jimmy Thomas Nelson and Donnie Nelson; three sisters, Sally Nelson, Corina Faye Nelson, and Agnes Nelson; and grandparents, Tom and Nancy (Gaw) Nelson.

Survivors include his wife, Reba (Knight) Nelson, Cooke-ville; three sons and two daughters-in-law, Anthony Nel-son,Cookeville, Junior Thomas and Julie Nelson, Georgia, and Scottie and Michelle Nelson, Rickman; a brother and sister-in-law, Johnny Lee and Virginia Nelson, Cookeville; three sisters and two brothers-in-law, Pearl Breeding, Carolyn and Bruce Thompson, and Mary Sue and Bennie Dixon, all of Cookeville; four grandsons, Anthony Ross Nelson, Michael Thomas Nelson, Mitchell Joseph Nelson, and Matthew Scott Nelson; two God-grandchildren, Gordon and Lisa Marie Fuqua; and a great God-grandchild, Hattie Sue Joyce Fuqua.

 

Edward Lytle Farley
Funeral services for Mr. Edward Lytle Farley, 82, of Livingston, were conducted at 3 p.m. Friday, March 2, 2001, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Bro. Otis Ransom Jr. officiating. Burial was in the Old Bethel Cemetery in Monroe with Speck Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Farley died Wednesday, February 28, 2001, at Livingston Regional Hospital. He was a supervisor for Beaman Bottling (hospital vending), a member of the Sugar Creek Church of Christ, a member of the Rescue Squad, and a volunteer for Livingston Regional Hospital for 14 years.

Born April 26, 1918, in Davidson County, he was the son of the late Ed and Daisy Mai (Burnett) Farley.

Survivors include his wife, Mary L. Farley, Livingston; three sons, Carl Reagan and Jimmy Reagan, both of Cookeville, and Ricky Reagan, Monroe; and a daughter, Martha Kirby, Algood. Pallbearers were Mike Reagan, Greg Kirby, William Kirby, Richard Rinker, Josh Reagan, and Barry Roberts.

 

Mary Ethel Matheny
Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Ethel Matheny, 91, of Rickman, were conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 3, 2001, from Pleasant Ridge United Methodist Church with Rev. A.J. Looper officiating. Burial was in the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery in Rickman with Speck Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mrs. Matheny died Monday, February 26, 2001, at Livingston Regional Hospital. She was a housewife and a member of the Pleasant Ridge United Methodist Church.

Born December 10, 1909, in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late Isaac Rice and Nancy Jane (Harris) Walker. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Carlen Matheny; a son, Carlen Gentry Matheny; four sisters, Mae Hammons, Lula Bilbrey, Cora (Bilbrey) Matheny, and Rissiean Webb; four brothers, Carson Walker, Reese Walker, Shirley Walker, and Charlie Walker; a grandson, James Daniel Matheny; and a great grandson, Gary Wade Buchannan.

Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, James and Ruby Matheny, Bradyville, and James and Mary Louise Matheny, Pendleton, IN; three daughters and sons-in-law, Vesta and Charles Thompson and Fran and Chuck Babb, all of Rickman, and Iva and Myrvin Shore, Lafayette, GA; a sister, Hattie Webb, Anderson, IN; 16 grandchildren; 28 great grandchildren; 10 great-great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

 

 

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