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Archives 03-28-2001

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Earl Holder
Funeral services for Mr. Earl Holder, 70, of Monterey were conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, March 26, 2001, from the chapel of Goff Funeral Home in Monterey with Rev. Bobby Floyd officiating. Burial was in the Johnson Cemetery with Goff Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Holder died Friday, March 23, 2001, at Livingston Regional Hospital.

He was a retired factory worker. Born April 13, 1930, in White County, he was the son of the late Sherman and Jane Grace Holder.

Survivors include a son, Jimmy Holder; and a sister Lillian Tudor, Silver Point, TN.

 

Clora Young Keisling
Funeral services for Mrs. Clora (Young) Keisling, 87, of Livingston, were conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 22, 2001, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Rev. James Edens officiating. Burial was in the Beaty Cemetery with Speck Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mrs. Keisling died Monday, March 20, 2001, at Livingston Regional Hospital.

She was a housewife, a babysitter, and of the Methodist faith.

Born April 20, 1913, in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late George and Mary E. (Belk) Young. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two husbands, Dillard Young and Bethel Keisling.

Survivors include a sister Maudie Hancock, Alpine; a special nephew and his wife, Perry and Tina Young, Monroe; a special great niece, Mary Jane Young, Monroe; and several other nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers include Jerry Hancock, Billy Hancock, Gary Young, Henderson Young, Sonny Reeser, and Willie White. Serving as honorary pallbearers were Gary Fred Jolley, Sonny Parsons, Clay Parsons, and Bob Arnold.

 

Treva Jean Webb
Funeral services for Mrs. Treva Jean Webb, 69, of Rickman, were conducted at 1 p.m. Monday, March 26, 2001, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Rev. James Williams officiating. Burial was in the Green Hill Cemetery with Speck Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mrs. Webb died Saturday, March 24, 2001, at Henderson Hospital.

She was a factory worker at Textile Industry and a member of the Oak Hill United Methodist Church.

Born July 5, 1931, in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late Charlie and Martela (Poston) Conatser.

Survivors include her husband, Jesse Paul Webb, Rickman; three daughters, Phyllis Stout, Livingston, Paula Baumann, Hendersonville, and Angela Garrett, Rickman; a brother, Jack Conatser, Nashville; two sisters, Floy Conatser, Livingston, and Carlee Duvall, Nashville; and four grandchildren.

 

Lilly Thompson
Funeral services for Mrs. Lilly Thompson, 82, of Monterey, were conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 25, 2001, from the chapel of Goff Funeral Home in Monterey with Rev. Elmer McCowan and Rev. Hoyt Looper officiating. Burial was in the Phillips Cemetery in the Anderson Community with Goff Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mrs. Thompson died Friday, March, 23, 2001, at Cookeville Regional Medical Center.

She was a homemaker and a member of the Union Grove Freewill Baptist Church.

Born March 28, 1918, in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late Hillary and Sarah Phillips. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Earnest Thompson; two brothers, William Phillips and Goodman Phillips; and a sister, Mary Media Bowman.

Survivors include five daughters, Martha Swallows, Margie Harris, Brenda McCowan, all of Monterey, Emogene Swallows, Union B Community, and Linda Harville, Rinnie; five sons, Harold Thompson and Goodman Thompson, both of Union B Community, Rev. Harlon Thompson, Clarkrange, Miller Thompson and Dale Thompson, both of Monterey; two sisters, Millie Whittaker and Magdalene Whittaker, both of Monterey; three brothers, Ruben Phillips, Wilmaington, OH, Tillman Phillips, Monterey, and M.G. Phillips, Watertown; 23 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; and three special granddaughters, Danielle McCowan, Jessica McCowan, and Crystal Whalen.

 

Opal Mildred Smith
Funeral services for Mrs. Opal Mildred Smith, 83, of Gainesboro, were conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 24, 2001, from Gainesboro Church of Christ with Bro. Thurman Bennett officiating. Burial was in the John L. Clark Memorial Cemetery in the Stone Community of Jackson County with Anderson Funeral Home of Gainesboro in charge of the arrangements.

Mrs. Smith died Thursday, March 22, 2001, at Mabry Health Care and Rehab Center in Gainesboro.

She was a homemaker and a member of the Gibson Avenue Church of Christ in Gainesboro.

Born February 19, 1918, in Jackson County, she was the daughter of the late Levi and Fannie (Mahaney) Bennett. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Gerstle Smith; and a grandson, Greg Smith.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Boyd and Betty Smith, Allons; a grandson and his wife, Jeff and Lessia Smith, Allons; and two great grandchildren, Jacob Smith and Drew Smith.

 

Pearl (Winton) Paine
Funeral services for Mrs. Pearl (Winton) Paine, 88, of Kalamazoo, MI, formerly of Union City and Burlington, MI, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 29, 2001, at the Burlington Church of God in Burlington, MI, with Pastor Paul Bickel officiating. Burial will be in the Burlington Cemetery with Putnam Funeral Home in Union City, MI, in charge of the arrangements.

Mrs. Paine died Sunday, March 25, 2001, at Kalamazoo, MI.

She was a 1936 graduate of Rickman High School.

She was retired from the Kellogg Company and was a member of the Kellogg 25-year Club.

Born June 27, 1912, in Livingston, she was the daughter of the late Quitman and Eunice (Copeland) Winton. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ferris Paine; a sister, Hassie Bigley; and a brother, Wheeler Winton.

Survivors include her son, Douglas and Clara Paine, Kalamazoo; a sister, Jewell Phillips, Battle Creek, MI; a brother and sister-in-law, Willis and Alene Winton, Portage, MI; a grandson, Ryan Paine, Kansas City, MO; several nieces; and her dear friend, Lejeune Struwin, Burlington, MI.

 

Allie Phipps
Funeral services for Mrs. Allie Phipps, 93, of the Mineral Springs Community near Monterey, were conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 24, 2001, from the chapel of Goff Funeral Home in Monterey with Rev. Tony Phipps and Rev. Clayton Padgett officiating. Burial was in the Welch Memorial Cemetery with Goff Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mrs. Phipps died Thursday, March 22, 2001, at her home.

She was a homemaker, owner and operator of Phipps Grocery, and a member of the Columbia Hill Missionary Baptist Church.

Born November 2, 1907, in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late Poley and Rosetta (Phillips) McCowan. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Bob Phipps; a daughter, Glenale Phipps; a son, Jim Phipps; two sisters, Maudie Smith and Mertie McCowan; and two brothers, Bill McCowan and Bailey McCowan.

Survivors include a daughter, Kay Russell, Monterey; a son and daughter-in-law, Bobby and Jeanette Phipps, Monterey; three sisters, Gracie Smith and Jeanie Vaughn, both of Battle Creek, MI, and Lucille Phipps, Monterey; two brothers, Boyd McCowan and Clayton McCowan, both of Battle Creek, MI; seven grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild.

 

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