Funeral services for Mr. D.C. Carmack, 81, of Miamisburg, OH, were
conducted at 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 13, 2001, from the chapel of
Newcomer-Barclay Funeral Home in Miamisburg, OH, with Pastor Danny
Griffith officiating. Burial was in the Miami Valley Memory Gardens
with Newcomer-Barclay Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.
Mr. Carmack died Thursday, March 8, 2001, at Sycamore Hospital.
He was retired from Frigidaire and was a member of the Franklin
Street Baptist Church, West Carrollton Lodge #737 F&AM, Scottish
Rite Valley of Dayton, and Antioch Shrine. He was preceded in death
by his parents Rhesa and Allie (Hardy) Carmack; four brothers, Ernest
Carmack, Claude Carmack, A.B. Carmack, and Charles Carmack; and
a sister, Zella Mae Brown.
Survivors include his wife, Alberta Carmack, Miamisburg; a son
and daughter-in-law, James R. and Debbie Carmack, Hickory, NC; grandchildren,
Jennifer and husband Michael Baxley of Charlotte, NC, and Jon Carmack
of Hickory, NC; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
Funeral services for Mrs. Doris Ferrill, 93, of LaFollette and formerly
of Overton County, were conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 13,
2001, at Grace Baptist Church in Alpine with Rev. John Copeland
and Rev. Charles Redmond officiating. Burial was in Green Hill Cemetery
with Speck Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.
Mrs. Ferrill died Friday, March 9, 2001, at St. Mary's Hospital
in LaFollette. She was a housewife and a member of Grace Baptist
Church of Alpine.
Born April 20, 1907, in Overton County, she was the daughter of
the late Luther and Rachel (Ledbetter) Lewis. In addition to her
parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William Benton
Ferrill. Survivors include two daughters, Barbara Scott, LaFollette,
and Genevieve Dickinson, Valley Center, CA; a sister, Vesta Brown,
Jackson; 10 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren, and 2 great-great
Verda Earlene Hammock
Funeral services for Mrs. Verda Earlene Hammock, 80, of Livingston,
were conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, March 12, 2001, from the chapel
of Speck Funeral Home with Rev. Ovle Tinch officiating. Burial was
in Liberty Cemetery with Speck Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.
Mrs. Hammock died Friday, March 9, 2001, at NHC Healthcare in Cookeville.
She was a housewife and a member of Christ Chapel United Methodist
Born March 12, 1920, in Overton County, she was the daughter of
the late Shirley and Marietta (Wilson) Carmack. In addition to her
parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Emmet Leslie
Hammock, and a daughter, Jeanette Walker.
Survivors include a son, Earl Hammock, Bloomington Springs; three
daughters and two sons-in-law, Marie and Larry England, Cookeville,
Brenda and Mike Olmstead, Elmwood, and Shelia Turner, Rickman; two
sisters and a brother-in-law, Joyce Allred and Pauline and Noah
Jenkins, all of Livingston; four grandchildren, Steve Hammock, Chris
Hammock, Mark Brown, and Tina Brown; and four great grandchildren,
Leslie Ann Turner, Corey Jackson, Caden Brown, and Ross Olmstead.
Pallbearers were Mark Brown, Steve Hammock, Chris Hammock, Ross
Olmstead, Ricky Allred, and Michael Allred.
Funeral services for Mrs. Olen Spurlin, 79, of the Vines Ridge Community
near Monterey, will be conducted at 11 a.m. today, Wednesday, March
14, 2001, at Vines Ridge Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Clayton
Padgett and Rev. David Phillips officiating. Burial will be in the
Honey Springs Cemetery with Goff Funeral Home of Monterey in charge
of the arrangements.
Mrs. Spurlin died Monday, March 12, 2001, at Livingston Regional
Hospital. She was a factory worker, a homemaker, and a member of
the Vines Ridge Missionary Baptist Church.
Born September 14, 1921, in Fentress County, she was the daughter
of the late Tom and Alpha (Choate) Cooper. In addition to her parents,
she was preceded in death by her husband, Earl Spurlin, and two
sons, James Kenneth Spurlin and Robert Glen Spurlin.
Survivors include four daughters and three sons-in-law, Christine
and Carl Jason, Georgetown, KY, Allene Penticuff, Joyce and Donnie
Riley, and Brenda and Marshall Key, all of the Vines Ridge Community;
a daughter-in-law, Idella Spurlin, Defeated Creek; two sisters,
Zola Sells, Alpine, and Clarie Richardson, Grimsley; a half-sister,
Cindy Yates, Livingston; 13 grandchildren; and 10 great grandchildren.
Funeral services for Mrs. Magdalen Paul, 82, of Alpine, were conducted
at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 11, 2001, from the chapel of Speck Funeral
Home with Rev. Nolan Cantrell officiating. Burial was in the Green
Hill Cemetery with Speck Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.
Mrs. Paul died Friday, March 9, 2001, at Cookeville Regional Medical
Center. She was a housewife and a member of the Oak Dale Baptist
Church in Monroe.
Born September 24, 1918, in Overton County, she was the daughter
of the late Alex Martin and Myrtle (Ruble) Stover. In addition to
her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Homer Paul,
and a son, Glenn Paul.
Survivors include seven sons, Clifford Paul, Alpine, Jim Paul,
Knoxville, Ray Paul, Tullahoma, Robert Paul, Allons, Tommy Paul,
Murfreesboro, Johnny Paul, Cookeville, and Mark Paul, Celina; four
daughters, Charlene Collins, Alpine, Shirley Paul, Cookeville, Carole
Ayers, Wyoming, and Sheri Upton, Allons; three brothers, Charles
Stover, Cookeville, Howard Stover, Atlanta, GA, and Hank Stover,
Alpine; 19 grandchildren; and 17 great grandchildren. Pallbearers
were John Willis, Jeff Upton, Andy Paul, Eddie Thackston, Keith
Paul, Shannon Milsap, and Jamie Mann.
Arthur B. Myers
Funeral services for Mr. Arthur B. Myers, 71, of Santa Ana, CA,
were conducted Monday, February 19, 2001, from the chapel of Fairhaven
Memorial Park and Mortuary in Santa Ana with Rev. Bob Hayden and
Rev. Bob Stempson officiating. Burial was in Fairhaven Cemetery
in Santa Ana with Fairhaven Memorial Park and Mortuary in charge
of the arrangements.
Mr. Myers died Wednesday, February 14, 2001, at Western Medical
Center in Santa Ana.
Born March 6, 1930, in the Windle Community of Overton County,
he was the son of the late Luther Jackson and Sallie Edith (Smith)
Myers. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two
brothers, Luther Kirby Myers and Tracy Alex Myers; and a sister,
Edna (Myers) Smith.
He was an active member of North Christian Church in Santa Ana
and a retired teacher from the Garden Grove Unified School District
in Garden Grove, CA. He was appointed in 1971 by then Governor Ronald
Reagan to serve on the Commission for Teacher Preparation and Licensing,
serving two times as chairman and one time as vice-chairman. Mr.
Myers attended Windle Elementary School and Livingston Academy before
receiving his B.S. degree from Tennessee Tech in Cookeville and
a Master's degree from Chapman University in Orange, CA.
Survivors include his wife, Thelman (Moyers) Myers, Santa Ana;
two daughters and sons-in-law, Stephanie and Joseph Kolp Jr. and
Heather and Phillip Combest, all of Santa Ana; a son, Brett Myers,
Santa Ana; four sisters, Callie Melton, Livingston, Betty Ashburn,
Cookeville, Mary Barker, Sparta, and Marjorie Deck, Maryville; a
brother, Earl P. Myers, Livingston; and two granddaughters, Callie
Rose Kolb and Shelby Kay Kolb, both of Santa Ana.
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 Ernest 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.
Funeral services for Mr. Joshua David Dindinger, 24, of Monterey,
were conducted at 1 p.m. Friday, March 9, 2001, from Pilgrim Christian
Fellowship Church in the Muddy Pond Community near Monterey with
Pastor Phillip Rudolph officiating. Burial was in the Weeks Cemetery
with Horner Funeral Home of Monterey in charge of the arrangements.
Mr. Dindinger died Tuesday, March 6, 2001, at the University of
Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville. He was a construction associate
with John Horst Construction Co. and a member of the Pilgrim Christian
Born December 24, 1976, in Denver, CO, he was the son of Phillip
Eugene and Barbara (Troyer) Dindinger of Prenjas, Albania.
Survivors, in addition to his parents, include his wife, Susanna
(Horst) Dindinger, Monterey; two daughters, Joanna Ruth Dindinger
and Junia Martha Dindinger, both of Monterey; a sister, Esther Rita
Catherine Dindinger, Monterey; and three brothers, Joseph Herman
Jeremiah Dindinger, Los Angeles, CA, Stephen Andrew Dindinger, Monterey,
and Daniel Job Dindinger, Prenjas, Albania.
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