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Archives 2001 09-05-2001

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William Reed Allred
Funeral services for Mr. William Reed Allred, 73, of Livingston, were conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, August 31, 2001, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Bro. Marlon Winningham officiating. Burial was in the Overton County Memorial Gardens with Speck Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Allred died Tuesday, August 28, 2001, at Livingston Regional Hospital. He was a plumber and electrician and a member of the Church of Christ.

Born July 31, 1928, in Clay County, he was the son of the late Charlie and Audie (Sells) Allred. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Carl Sperling, Walter Frank Allred, and Arnold Thomas “Buckshot” Allred; a sister, Charlene Pitts; and grandparents, Oscar Rayborn, Katherine Allred, and Mr. and Mrs. Frank Sells.

Survivors include his wife, Linda Carol Allred, Livingston; five sons, Michael Allred, Ronnie Allred, and Ricky Allred, all of Livingston, Greg Phillips, Crossville, and Shane Crabtree, Celina; eight daughters, Carolyn Faye Yoder, New Castle, IN, Rita Phillips, Monterey, Lisa Gore, Jennifer Flowers, Christine Crabtree, and Coty Crabtree, all of Livingston, Gina Cassadine, Mur-freesboro, and Candi Stover, and Sandra Ashburn, both of Hilham; three brothers, Creed Allred, Miamisburg, OH, Kenneth Boyd, Idaho, OH, and Wayne Allred, Livingston; three sisters, Mable Pennington, Kettering, OH, Twila Jean Forinash, Lebanon, OH, and Sue Norris, Livingston; 20 grandchildren; and eight great grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Jonathan Gore, Josh Gore, Terry Flowers, Jerry Stover, Dexter Phillips, and Allan Ford.

 

Gladys (Ledbetter) Pryor
Funeral services for Mrs. Gladys (Ledbetter) Pryor, 89, of Algood, were conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, August 31, 2001, from the chapel of Livingston Funeral Home with Bro. Nolen Cantrell and Bro. Fabron Nicholson officiating. Burial was in the Goodhope Cemetery with Livingston Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mrs. Pryor died Tuesday, August 28, 2001, at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. She was a homemaker.

Born January 13, 1912, in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late Adley and Nora (McDonald) Ledbetter. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by first husband, Lester Staggs; second husband, Edgar Pryor; a son, Edgar Pryor Jr.; two sisters, Orpha Gunnels and Bonnie Vadorsick; and four brothers, Harry Ledbetter, Ray Ledbetter, H.C. Ledbetter, and A.T. Ledbetter.

Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Alvin C. and Janie Pryor, Baxter, and Larry James and Tammie Pryor, LaFayette; six daughters and three sons-in-law, Georgia Irene and Bud Gibson, Cookeville, Lorene Carmack and Jewel Dean Carr, both of Algood, Opal Marie and Melvin Holsapple, Tulsa, OK, Earlene and Willie Wilson, Cookeville, and Evelyn Garrett, Monterey; a daughter-in-law, Jessie Pryor, Rickman; a sister, Hilda McDonald, Monroe; two brothers, Howard Ledbetter and Ted Ledbetter, both of Livingston; 17 grandchildren; 24 great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers were Melvin Holsapple, Bud Gibson, Andrew Williams, Joey Hoover, David Sparks, Michael Pryor, Darrel Ledbetter, and Von Ibbotson.

 

Albert J. Jared
Funeral services for Mr. Albert J. Jared, 83, of Cookeville, will be conducted at 2 p.m. today, Wednesday, September 5, 2001, from the chapel of Dyer Funeral Home with Bro. Jerry Womack and Bobby Sebastian officiating. Burial will be in the Browns Mill Cemetery with Dyer Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Jared died Sunday, September 2, 2001, at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. He was a farmer and member of the Poplar Grove Baptist Church.

Born May 4, 1918, in Putnam County, he was the son of the late Henry and Mary Belle (McBroom) Jared. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, David Jared; a granddaughter, Michelle Wassom; four sisters, Bertha Wade, Maenell Jared, Bonnie Brown, and Fern Vaughn; and two brothers, Kenneth Jared and Bill Jared.

Survivors include his wife, Odell (Haney) Jared, Cookeville; four sons and three daughters-in-law, Michael Jared and Bob and Nancy Jared, all of Cookeville, Eddie and Linda Jared, Sparta, and Wayne and Sandra Jared, Smithville; two daugthers and sons-in-law, Ann and Roy Randolph, Livingston, and Nancy and Randall Whiteaker, Algood; a brother and sister-in-law, Tommy and Betty Jared, Cookeville; three sisters, Estelle Allen, Nashville, Bessie Patton, Cookeville, and Elizabeth Owen, Carthage; 18 grandchildren; and 16 great grandchildren.

 

Amon Condra
Funeral services for Mr. Amon Condra, 99, of Moss, were conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, August 30, 2001, from the chapel of Upton Funeral Home in Celina with Minister Bill Threet officiating. Burial was in the Pitcock Cemetery in Moss with Upton Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Condra died Tuesday, August 28, 2001, at Cumberland River Hospital in Celina. He was a farmer and a member of the Oak Grove Church of Christ.

Born October 13, 1901, in Moss, he was the son of the late William Taylor and Carrie (Johnson) Condra.

Survivors include four nephews, Eldon Condra, Moss, David Bilbrey, Celina, Donald Bilbrey, Lafayette, and James Bilbrey, Rickman; and six nieces, Dorothy Sissom, Cookeville, Lorene Long and Doris Jackson, both of Red Boiling Springs, Lexie Shuppard, Tipton, IN, Dorene Bilbrey, Celina, and Evelyn Brown, Moss.

 

Hassie Pearl Reed
Funeral services for Mrs. Hassie Pearl Reed, 90, of Cookeville, were conducted Saturday, Sept. 1, 2001, from the chapel of Rickman Funeral Home with Bro. Frank Davis officiating. Burial was in the Zion Hill Cemetery with Rickman Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mrs. Reed died Wednesday, August 29, 2001, at the Masters Health Care Center in Algood. She was a homemaker.

Born September 26, 1910, in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late George Birdie and Lucy (Brown) Patterson. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son; a brother; and two sisters.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Harold and Lorene Reed, Cookeville; and a grandson and granddaughter-in-law, Ricky and Liz Reed, McMinnville.

Pallbearers were Jerry Smith, Johnny Smith, Dale Farley, Ricky Reed, Randy Deck, and James Rector.

 

Ollie Mae Raines
Funeral services for Mrs. Ollie Mae Raines, 83, of Cookeville, were conducted at 1 p.m. Friday, August 31, 2001, from the Holly Springs Church of Christ with Bro. Tom Greenwood and Bro. James Hunter officiating. Burial was in the Holly Springs Cemetery with Whitson Funeral Home of Cookeville in charge of the arrangements.

Mrs. Raines died Wednesday, August 29, 2001, at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. She was a homemaker and a member of the Holly Springs Church of Christ.

Born May 4, 1918, in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late Ben and Velar (Sutton) Raines. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by five brothers, P.J. Raines, Jewell Raines, Tom Raines, Vestal Raines, and Willie Raines; and a sister, Edith Talley.

Survivors include four nieces, Marie Ayers, Josephine Hollows, and Burmah Garrett, all of Hilham, and Joanne Etheridge, Oak Ridge.

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