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Archives 2001 08-29-2001

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Carl E. Boman
Funeral services for Mr. Carl E. Boman, 71, of San Antonio, TX, were conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, August 27, 2001, from the chapel of Mission Park Funeral Chapels North in San Antonio. Burial was in the Mission Burial Park North Cemetery with Mission Park Funeral Chapels North in charge of the arrangements.

Born May 10, 1930, in Crawford, Mr. Boman died Wednesday, August 22, 2001 in San Antonio.

Survivors include his wife, Sylvia Boman, San Antonio; a daughter and son-in-law, Valeria and Dan Grimes; two sons and a daughter-in-law, David Boman, and Dale and Rita Boman; three sisters and two brothers-in-law, Mary and Gerry Schlinskery, Ana and Jim Herndon, and Eva Looper; two brothers and a sister-in-law, Bill and Kathy Boman, and Albert Boman; ten grandchildren; and seven great grandchildren.

 

Mary Blanche Davis
Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Blanche Davis, 86, of Livingston, were conducted at 10 a.m. Friday, August 24, 2001, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Rev. Ron Pulley officiating. Burial was in the Good Hope Cemetery with Speck Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mrs. Davis died Wednesday, August 22, 2001, at her home. She was a housewife, member of First United Methodist Church, Eastern Star, Livingston VFW Auxillary, and American Legion Auxillary.

Born October 1, 1914, in Mountain City, she was the daughter of the late James Thomas and Mary Talbott (Vaughn) Lansden. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James Clarence Davis; and a son, James Thomas Davis.

Survivors include three sons and a two daughters-in-law, Bill and Faye Davis, Jack and Diane Davis, and Joe Davis, all of Livingston; a daughter and son-in-law, Jane and Gary Fred Jolley, Livingston; 11 grandchildren; and 14 great grandchildren.

Pallbearers were William Davis, Michael Davis, Michael Vaughn, Scotty Baldwin, Ralph Lanier, Mark Amundson, Tom Jolley, and Chuck Davis.

 

Scott Eugene Wright
Funeral services for Mr. Scott Eugene Wright, 91, of Cookeville were conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, August 27, 2001, from the Rickman chapel of Speck Funeral Home. Burial was in the Paran Cemetery with Rickman Chapel of Speck Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Wright died Friday, August 24, 2001, at White County Hospital. He was an auto body repairer and a Veteran of the U.S. Marine Corp during WWII.

Born June 30, 1910, in Fentress County, he was the son of the late Grover Cleve and Ada Alice (Allred) Wright. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Sherdie (Shelton) Wright.

Survivors include a son, Larry Wright, Rickman; three brothers, George Wright, Algood, Parnell Wright, Rickman, and Quincey Wright, Dayton, OH; and a grandson, Sam Wright.

Pallbearers were George Wright, Parnell Wright, Ray Wright, Daniel Wright, Johnnie Fleming, and Ernie Williams.

 

Fred Carver Webb
Funeral services for Mr. Fred Carver Webb, 85, of Livingston, were conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, August 25, 2001, from the chapel of Livingston Church of Christ with Bro. Chris Coil and Bro. Bobby Gore officiating. Burial was in the Overton County Memorial Gardens with Speck Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Webb died Thursday, August 23, 2001, at Livingston Regional Hospital. He was a retired school teacher, member of the Livingston Church of Christ, Overton County Lions Club, Overton County Retired Teachers Association, and served on the board of directors of Overton County Pacesetters.

Born October 9, 1915, in Overton County, he was the son of the late Oliver Sherman and Dessie (Carr) Webb.

Survivors include his wife, Edna R. Webb, Livingston; two sons and a daughter-in-law, David and Diana Webb and Danny Webb, all of Livingston; a sister, Elsie Evridge, Michigan; two grandchildren, Eric Webb, Nashville, and Denise Gross, Franklin; two great grandsons; and several nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers were Mike Garrett, Ray Gilpatrick, Ted Webb, Bruce Harris, Robert McDonald, Bill Warren, Fred Amonett, and Delon Robbins. Serving as honorary pallbearers were the Elders and Deacons of the Livingston Church of Christ, Lions Club, and retired teachers.

 

Pearl (Bilyeu) Stonecipher
Funeral services for Mrs. Pearl (Bilyeu) Stonecipher, 90, of Shelbyville, formerly of Overton County, were conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday, August 25, 2001, from the chapel of Feldhaus Memorial Chapel with Rev. Steve Murphree officiating. Burial was in the Cookeville Cemetery with Feldhaus Memorial Chapel in charge of the arrangements.

Mrs. Stonecipher died Friday, August 24, 2001, at her home. She was an elementary school teacher for 32 years, the last 17 at Eakin Elementary. She retired in 1977, and was a member of the Retired Teachers Association, Joy Sunday School Class, and First Baptist Church.

Born in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late Benjamin and Zua (Jackson) Bilyeu.

Survivors include a daughter, Virginia Parrish, Shelbyville; three grandchildren; and two great grandchildren.

 

James Bruce Padgett
Funeral services for Mr. James Bruce Padgett, 66, of the Cedar Chapel Community in Monterey, were conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, August 23, 2001, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Rev. Clayton Padgett officiating. Burial was in the Sylvester Robbins Cemetery with Speck Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Padgett died Tuesday, August 21, 2001, at his home. He was a auto factory worker, farmer, and of the Baptist faith.

Born March 11, 1935, in Overton County, he was the son of the late Clifford Clay and Gladys Eula (Hurst) Padgett. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Brice Padgett and Benny Padgett.

Survivors include three sons, Clay Padgett and Kevin Padgett, both of Cookeville, and James Bruce Padgett Sr., Florida; a daughter, Jama Laurel Maynord, Cookeville; three brothers, Freeman Padgett, Albany, KY, Buryl Padgett, Livingston, and Larry Hurst, Monticello, KY; two sisters, Sherry Hurley and Faye Earley, both of Akron, OH; and five grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Bob Miller, Robbie Robbins, Adam Robbins, Terry Grasty, Justin Maxwell, Timothy Padgett, and Timmy Padgett.

 

Oral Looper
Funeral services for Mr. Oral Looper, 71, of Monterey were conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, August 28, 2001, from the chapel of Faith Outreach Worship Center in Monterey with Bro. Oliver England and Bro. Jr. Gardner officiating. Burial was in the Looper Cemetery with Whitson Funeral Home of Monterey in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Looper died Saturday, August 25, 2001, at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville. He was a farmer, and was very well known in surrounding counties, as well as other states, for his singing ministry with "The Looper Trio", which included his brother and daughter. They were later known as "The Loopers" after other daughters and sons joined the group.

Born June 13, 1930, in Overton County, he was the son of the late Alvin C. and Visa Lee (Phipps) Looper. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three sisters, Ella Dee Looper, Lula Mae Looper, and Berta Emily Looper; a brother, Clyde Looper; and a great grandson, James Paul Holloway.

Survivors include his wife, Gladys (White) Looper, Monte-rey; two sons and daughters-in-law, Ferrel and Judy Looper, Livingston, and Freddie and Debbie Looper, Monterey; four daughters and sons-in-law, Barbara and Richard Wilson, Brenda and Johnny Ray, and Lisa and Randy Norris, all of Monterey, and Louise and Freddie Holloway, Cookeville; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Coleman and Marie Looper, Crossville, and Bill and Minnie Looper, Anderson, IN; two sisters, Eulla Looper and Anna Short, both of Monterey; 18 grandchildren; and 28 great grandchildren.

Pallbearers were David Looper, Richard Dale Wilson, Johnny Earl Ray Jr., James Holloway, Jason Holloway, and Roy Joe Geesling. Serving as honorary pallbearers were Matt Norris and Gabriel Norris.

 

Stephen Paul Murphy
Funeral services for Mr. Stephen Paul Murphy, 34, of Alpine, were conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, August 25, 2001, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Rev. Allen Steele officiating. Burial was in the Falling Springs Cemetery with Speck Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Murphy died Tuesday, August 21, 2001, at Livingston Regional Hospital. He was disabled and was a member of the Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church.

Born October 31, 1966, in Putnam County, he was the son of Teddy Rose and Lonnie Simpson and James and Brenda Cantrell.

Survivors, in addition to his parents, include four brothers and a sister-in-law, Donnie and Stephanie Simpson, and Michael Simpson, all of Alpine, Chris Cantrell and William Cantrell, both of Livingston; a sister, Melissa Sells, Hilham; a great aunt, Effie Coleman, Allred; and several nieces and nephews.

 

 

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