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Archives 2001 08-08-2001

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Carlos Almonrode
Graveside services for Mr. Carlos Almonrode, 81, of Columbia, were conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, August 4, 2001, in the Polk Memorial Gardens with Price Keller officiating. Williams Funeral Home of Columbia was in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Almonrode died Thursday, August 2, 2001, at Maury Regional Hospital. He was an Army Veteran of WWII, a retired, self-employed lab technician, the owner of Carl's Lock Shop for several years, and an honorary member of the Rotary Club in Michigan.

Born in Overton County, he was the son of the late Walter and Mattie (Beasley) Almon-rode.

Survivors include his wife Evelyn (Morelli) Almonrode, Columbia; two sons and daughters-in-law, Gary and Jayne Almonrode, Goodlettsville, and Dale and Miriam Almonrode, Columbia; a brother, Orden Almonrode, Philadelphia, PA; three grandchildren, Ellen J. Almonrode, Columbia, Erick Almonrode and Jason Almonrode, both of Livingston; and one great grandson.

 

Tony Curtis Hood
Funeral services for Mr. Tony Curtis Hood, 48, of the Highland Community in Overton County, were conducted at 4 p.m. Friday, August 3, 2001, from the chapel of Rickman Funeral Home with Bro. Ovle Tinch officiating. Burial was in the Highland Mountain Cemetery with Rickman Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Hood died Tuesday, July 31, 2001, at Cookeville Regional Hospital.

Born March 13, 1953, in Overton County, he was the son of the late Walter Hood and Carrie (Walker) Norris.

Survivors include two sisters, Karen Bilbrey, Rickman, and Judy Stacy, Livingston; a brother, Danny Hunter, Livingston; three nieces, Karen Lou Hunter, Melissa Seber, and Martha Seber; two nephews, Earnest Hunter and Gary Ray Seber Jr.; and two great nieces, Allie Hunter and Carrie Pryor. Pallbearers were Randy Ledbetter, Bruce Dixon, Mark Bilbrey, Earnest Hunter, James Dixon, Larry Garrett, Gary Seber, Jr., and Wayne Peek.

 

Charles Eugene Sells
Funeral services for Mr. Charles Eugene Sells, 65, of Monroe, were conducted at 3 p.m. Monday, August 6, 2001, from the chapel of Livingston Funeral Home with Bro. Glenn Winningham officiating. Burial was in the Fellowship Cemetery with Livingston Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Sells died Friday, August 3, 2001, at Byrdstown Medical Center. He was a production worker.

Born July 9, 1936, in Overton County, he was the son of the late Allard and Ella (Clayborn) Sells. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Bennie Sells and Harold Sells; and a sister Betty Jean Sells.

Survivors include his wife, Sharon (Jarvis) Sells, Monroe; two sons, Carl Sells, Cookeville, and Robert Sells, Winter Haven, FL; one stepson, Tim Goens, Elwood, IN; one stepdaughter, Christina Miller, Elwood; two sisters, Pasty Mitchell, Poke City, FL, and Margaret Greer, Lebanon; two brothers, Junior Sells, Greenville, OH, and Lois Sells, Monroe; and eight grandchildren. Pallbearers were James Robbins, Rick Melton, Matthew Melton, Mitch Melton, Gary Melton, and Jess Beaty.

 

Elizabeth Odell Beaty
Funeral services for Mrs. Elizabeth Odell Beaty, 90, of the Oak Grove Community, were conducted at 1 p.m. Monday, August 6, 2001, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Rev. Ovle Tinch officiating. Burial was in the Copeland Cemetery with Speck Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mrs. Beaty died Saturday, August 4, 2001, at Livingston Regional Hospital. She was a housewife and of the Baptist faith.

Born September 28, 1910, in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late John Dillard and Linnie (Lewis) Waites. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ross Beaty.

Survivors include a daughter, Johnnie Mildred Beaty, Oak Grove Community; and several nieces, nephews, and friends.

Pallbearers were David Conatser, Joe Hawkins, Mont Copeland, Sam Gibbons, Lowell Stephens, and Mike Hollaway.

 

anna v. Carr Funeral services for Mrs. Anna V. Carr, 77, of Livingston, were conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, August 6, 2001, from the chapel of Livingston Funeral Home with Bro. Matt Henderson officiating. Burial was in the Overton County Memorial Gardens with Livingston Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements. Mrs. Carr died Saturday, August 4, 2001, at her home. She was a factory worker and loved to quilt and make a garden. Born July 2, 1924, in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late Floyd and Eller (Smith) Ledford. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Fowler Carr; four sisters; and two brothers. Survivors include three sisters, Joyce Hancock, Livingston, Dean Hulen, Hendersonville, and Carolion Vaughn, Donelson; one brother, Wilmoth Ledford, Livingston; and several nieces and nephews. Pallbearers were Tommy Carr, Phil Cross, Jerry Garrett, Charles Hicks, Elliot Hicks, and Danny White.

 

Martha L. Sidwell
Funeral services for Mrs. Martha L. Sidwell, 79, of Rickman, were conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, August 4, 2001, from the chapel of Rickman Funeral Home with Bro. Ovle Tinch officiating. Burial was in the Fellowship Cemetery with Rickman Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mrs. Sidwell died Wednesday, August 1, 2001, at Livingston Regional Hospital. She retired after many years in the local garment factories and was a homemaker.

Born October 21, 1921, in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late Robert C. and Lillie (Taylor) Savage.

Survivors include her husband, James Claudie Sidwell, Rickman, a daughter and son-in-law, Allie "June" and Jimmy Collins, Willow Grove Community; a brother, Robert J. Savage, Livingston; two grandsons and granddaughters-in-law, Jason and Chandrea Collins, and Dale and Amy Collins, all of Willow Grove Community; and a great granddaughter, Jenna Collins, Willow Grove Community.

Pallbearers were Ron Savage, Bob Savage, Jack Sidwell, J.C. Roberts, Johnny Sidwell, and Ronnie Sidwell. Serving as honorary pallbearers were Dale Collins and Jason Collins.

 

Kenneth Sells
Funeral services for Mr. Kenneth Sells, 70, of the Cravens-town Community of Overton County, were conducted at 1 p.m. Friday, August 3, 2001, from Vines Ridge Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. David Phillips officiating. Burial was in the Phillips Cemetery in Hanging Limb with Goff Funeral Home of Monterey in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Sells died Wednesday, August 1, 2001, at Livingston Regional Hospital. He was a retired coal miner. Born June 18, 1931, in Overton County, he was the son of the late Oscar "Rat" and Nola (Henry) Sells.

Survivors include his wife Offie (Vaughn) Sells, Cravens-town Community; a son, Roy Sells, Cravenstown Community; a sister, Joyce Cravens, Cravenstown; two brothers, O.D. Sells and Joe Sells, both of the Cravenstown Community; and two grandchildren, Jessica Sells and Daniel Sells.

 

Mayhue Clayton Masters
Funeral services for Mr. Mayhue Clayton Masters, 84, of Hilham, were conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, August 3, 2001, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Rev. Mike Ayers and Rev. Ovle Tinch officiating. Burial was in the Maxwell Cemetery with Speck Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Masters died Tuesday, July 31, 2001, at his home. He was owner and operator of Masters Store in Hilham, of the Baptist faith, and a Veteran of the U.S. Coast Guard.

Born February 21, 1917, in Clay County, he was the son of the late Dillard and Mary (Poston) Masters. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Effie Masters; a son, Mark Masters; two brothers, Grover Masters and Leslie Masters; and four sisters, Nora Masters, Abbie Taylor, Velma Roberts, and Christine Carr.

Survivors include three daughters, Willene Thompson, Juanita Smith, and Susie (Masters) Nelson, all of Hilham; four grandchildren; and two great grandchildren. Pallbearers were Jerry Carr, Ralph Carr, Roger Carr, Keith Brown, Randy Naff, and Daniel Smith.

 

Clifford Lee King
Funeral services for Mr. Clifford Lee King, 67, of Crawford, were conducted at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, August 4, 2001, from Grace Baptist Church in Alpine with John Copeland officiating. Burial was in the New Walnut Grove Cemetery in Livingston with Crossville Memorial Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. King died Thursday, August 2, 2001, in Crossville. He was an assembler, retired from New York Blower in Laport, IN, and an Army veteran of the Korean War.

Born July 28, 1934, in Wartburg, he was he son of the late Riley Washington and Edna Grace King and Frank William King.

Survivors include his wife, Geraldine King, Crawford; four sons, Clifford Wayne King, Lafayette, James Riley King, Walkerton, IN, Darrell Wade King, Livingston, and Tony Allen King, Laport; two daughters, Kathleen Grace William, Union Mills, IN, and Melissa Dawn Bon Davrnt, Elkhart, IN; a brother, Earl King, Herman, TN; a sister, Mary Leslie, Carmel, IN; 15 grandchildren; two great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

 

 

   
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