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Archives 07-18-2001

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Clay Bowman
Graveside services for Mr. Clay Bowman, 89, of Gainesboro, were conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 12, 2001, in the Pharris Cemetery in the McCoinsville Community of Jackson County with Bro. Jimmy Anderson officiating. Anderson Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Bowman died Tuesday, July 10, 2001, at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. He was a resident of the Dudney’s Hill Community of Jackson County and a member of the Dudney’s Hill Church of Christ.

Born May 8, 1912, in Jackson County, he was the son of the late Nathaniel and Betty (McCormick) Bowman. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Pauline (Pharris) Bowman; a brother, Ralph Bowman; and two sisters, Mamie Ellis and Johnie Roberson.

Survivors include his wife, Callie (Ruble) (Mick) Bowman, Gainesboro; a daughter and son-in-law, Jean and Billy Brown, Mount Juliet; two step-sons, Robert Mick, Livingston, and Roger Mick, Fairborn, OH; a brother, Fred Bowman, Gainesboro; a sister, Mildred Moss, Cookeville; two grandchildren; nine step-grandchildren; four great grandchildren; and six step-great grandchildren.

 

Lewis Archie Scott
Funeral services for Mr. Lewis Archie Scott, 90, of Hilham, were conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, July 13, 2001, from the chapel of Upton Funeral Home with Minister Bill Coe officiating. Burial was in the Ray Williams Cemetery with Upton Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Scott died Wednesday, July 11, 2001, at Cumberland River Hospital. He was a farmer.

Born April 9, 1911, in Celina, he was the son of the late Albert Lewis and Mattie (Arms) Scott. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Annie Olyne (Smith) Scott; a son, Phelmon Scott; and two daughters, Marlene Anderson and Alta Irene Scott.

Survivors include two sons, Archie Bud Scott, Hilham, and Mitchell Scott, Nashville; two daughters, Wanda Gay Dyer, and Louise Watson, both of Tompkinsville, KY; 22 grandchildren; and 25 great grandchildren.

 

Wilma Jean Rhoten
Funeral services for Mrs. Wilma Jean Rhoten, 66, of Hilham, were conducted at 10 a.m. Sunday, July 14, 2001, from the chapel of Upton Funeral Home with Minister Bill Ramsey officiating. Burial was in the McDonald Cemetery in Hilham with Upton Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mrs. Rhoten died Thursday, July 12, 2001, at Cumberland River Hospital. She was a homemaker.

Born June 18, 1935, in Hilham, she was the daughter of the late John Thomas and Annie B. (Boles) Pritchett. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Clifton Rhoten.

Survivors include a brother, Willie Pritchett, Ashland City; and three sisters, Lizzie Brown, Dorothy Hammock, and Hazel Bailey, all of Celina.

 

Herschel M. Gillentine
Graveside services for Mr. Herschel M. Gillentine, 88, of Leesburg, FL, will be conducted at 2 p.m. today, Wednesday, July 18, 2001, with Rev. Newsome Harvey officiating. Burial will be in Good Hope Cemetery with Speck Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Gillentine died Sunday, July 14, 2001, at Leesburg Nursing Home. He was a retired motel owner and operator and U.S. Navy Veteran.

Born November 15, 1912, in Overton County, he was the son of the late William L. and Maggie (Carr) Gillentine. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Jane M. (Bunnell) Gillentine; five brothers, Lee Gillentine, Corbit Gillentine, Hoy Gill-entine, W.L. "Fate" Gillentine, and Frank Gillentine; and three sisters, Dellah Hembree, Myrtle Smith, and Hazel Schmink.

Survivors include two special nieces, Doris (Smith) Hawkins, Old Hickory, and Carol (Franklin) Gillentine, Westland, MI; and several other nieces and nephews.

 

Howard Emerton
Funeral services for Mr. Howard Emerton, 63, of Livingston, were conducted at 10 a.m. Friday, July 13, 2001, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Rev. Ron Harris officiating. Burial was in the Bethlehem Cemetery with Speck Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Emerton died Tuesday, July 10, 2001, at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville. He worked for the Department of Transportation/State of Tennessee.

Born March 18, 1938, in Celina, he was the son of the late Joe and Linnie (Goolsby) Emerton. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three sisters, Elsie Hampton, Thelma Jo Emerton, and Rose Copeland.

Survivors include his wife, Carolyn Sue (Copeland) Emerton, Livingston; three sons and daughters-in-law, Barry and Sheila Emerton, Knoxville, Tim and Yvette Emerton, Livingston, and Jeff and Tonya Emerton, Hilham; five brothers, Fred Emerton, George Emerton, Charles Emerton, and Ray Emerton, all of Celina, and Glen Emerton, Indiana; a sister, Lucy Copeland, Celina; three grandchildren, Casey Marie Emerton, Caitlin Emerton, and Jamie Emerton; and a special friend, Mabel Mullins.

Pallbearers were Ross Probst, David Franklin, L.B. Linder, Kelly Hill, John McDonald, Jerry Boles, Gabe Sells, Bernie Winningham, and Tony Smith. Serving as honorary pallbearers were the Department of Transportation employees.

 

Erma Corbin
Funeral services for Mrs. Erma Mae (Holman) Corbin, 83, of Nashville, were conducted Saturday, July 14, 2001, from the chapel of Madison Funeral Home in Madison, TN, with Rev. Jimmy Clark officiating. Burial was in the Memorial Gardens in Springfield, TN, with Austin and Bell Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mrs. Corbin died Wednesday, July 11, 2001, at her home. She was a member of Alders Gate Methodist Church.

Born August 21, 1917, in Robertson County, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Eva Lena (Mason) Holman. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Curtis Bartlett Corbin; and three brothers, Riley Holman, Roy Holman, and Miles Holman.

Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Carolyn C. and Mike Elder, Livingston; a son and daughter-in-law, Curtis Jerry and Carol Corbin, Old Hickory, TN; and six grandchildren, Lisa Smallwood, Hermitage, Mike Elder and wife Myra, Jonesboro, TN, Tim Smallwood and wife Donna, Antioch, Chuck Elder and wife Natalia, Navare, FL, Staci Bentley and husband Ramsey, Leavenworth, KS, and Casey Corbin, Hermitage.

 

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