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Archives 2001 09-12-2001

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Brother Edward Anderson
Funeral services for Brother Edward Anderson, 80, of Livingston, were conducted at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2001, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Bro. Glenn Goggins officiating. Burial was in the Cookeville City Cemetery with Speck Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Brother Anderson died Monday, Sept. 3, 2001, at his home. He was a Church of Christ Minister for 61 years. The churches that he served throughout the years were Whitson Chapel, Cookeville/Hartsville/Richmond, VA/ Newport/ Baxter/ Bristol, VA, Finley Church of Christ, Sparta/Livingston/Kirkwood, Atlanta, GA/Central, Rome, GA/ West Rome, Rome, GA/ Columbia, KY/ Free Communion, Monroe/Rock Springs, Celina/ and Holly Springs, Livingston.

Born Sept. 9, 1920, in Jackson County, he was the son of the late Boone C. and Pearl (Meadows) Anderson. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Joyce Faye Anderson; a son John Mark Anderson; three brothers, Frank Anderson, Walter Anderson, and Charlie Anderson; and two sisters, Vola Whitson and Velma Judd.

Survivors include his wife, Dorcas Anderson, Livingston; two sons and daughters-in-law, Gary Edward and Gloria Anderson, Henderson, and Roger and Brenda Anderson, Rickman; 10 grandchildren; and 10 great grandchildren. Pallbearers were Jonathan Anderson, Chris Anderson, Eddie Anderson, Shannon Anderson, Greg Hampton, Shawn Winningham, Kean Anderson, and Andy Blackwell.

 

Lecil Esco Barnes
Funeral services for Mr. Lecil Esco Barnes, 82, of Monroe, were conducted at 10 a.m., Friday, Sept. 7, 2001, from the chapel of Livingston Funeral Home with Bro. James D. McDonald officiating. Burial was in the Overton County Memorial Gardens with Livingston Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Barnes died Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2001, at Standing Stone Health Care Center in Monterey. He was a masonry worker, farmer, member of the Antioch Church of Christ, a Veteran of WWII, served on the Pickett County Board of Commissioners, and a school bus driver for 16 years.

Born January 22, 1919, in Pickett County, he was the son of the late Esco and Eula (Taylor) Barnes. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, James Richard Barnes; a daughter Brenda June Beaty; and a brother, Elmo Barnes. Survivors include his wife, Ollie (Clark) Barnes, Monroe; a daughter, Shirley Barnes, Monroe; two sisters, Mary Hurd and Mae Barnes, both of Monroe; seven grandchildren; six great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers were David Conner, Doug Wright, Tim Conner, Jeff Cales, Joey Smith, and Tony Hurd.

 

Josephine (Hunter) Cordle
Funeral services for Mrs. Josephine (Hunter) Cordle, 89, of Livingston, were conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6, 2001, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Bro. Benn Stephens and Bro. Chris Coil officiating. Burial was in the St. John Cemetery with Speck Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mrs. Cordle died Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2001, at her home. She was a housewife, a school teacher, and affiliated with the Church of Christ. Born March 29, 1912, in Clay County, she was the daughter of the late John Dudley and Avo (Dowell) Hunter. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas M. Cordle; stepmother, Dolly (Donaldson) Hunter; two daughters, Mary Beth Stephens and Bobby Ann (Stephens) Masters; three brothers, Earl Hunter, Joe Hunter, and Ira Hunter; and two sisters, Ersula (Hunter) Rhinehart and Serephine (Hunter) Arney.

Survivors include two daughters, Frances (Stephens) Sebastian, Lexington, KY, and Betty (Stephens) Lamb, Berea, KY; a sister, Lamira Pierpont, Knoxville; six grandchildren; and seven great grandchildren. Pallbearers were Darrell Sebastian, Steve Sebastian, Michael Sebastian, Joe Thomas Lamb, Bill Hunter, and Melody (Masters) Simpson.

 

Magdalene (Maynord) Zachary
Funeral services for Mrs. Magdalene (Maynord) Zachary, 90, of Allons, were conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8, 2001, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Rev. Ron Harris officiating. Burial was in the Fellowship Cemetery with Speck Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mrs. Zachary died Thursday, Sept. 6, 2001, at Livingston Regional Hospital. She was a retired Allons School lunch room worker and a member of the Fellowship Baptist Church.

Born April 23, 1911, in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late Dawson and Pearl (Langford) Maynord. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Walter Zachary; two sons, James Zachary and Billy Zachary; and a daughter, Betty R. Young.

Survivors include seven daughters and four sons-in-law, Bernell White, Celina, Carol and Kenny Gilpatrick, Anna and Owen Hall, and Janice and Jack Kirby, all of Allons, June and Bobby Ellis, Gainesboro, Shirley Zachary, Lebanon, and Terry Young, Monroe; a sister, Ovalene Sullivan, Akron, OH; ten grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; and five great-great grandchildren.

Pallbearers were John White, Mark Cross, Chris Kirby, Joe Kirby, Tim Young, Michael Zachary, Sonny Parsons, and Troy Bischoff.

 

Sheldon R. Winningham
Funeral services for Mr. Sheldon R. Winningham, 80, of Livingston, were conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, September 6, 2001, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Rev. Donald Cobb officiating. Burial was in the Overton County Memorial Gardens with Speck Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Winningham died Tuesday, September 4, 2001, at Livingston Regional Hospital. He was a retired auto factory worker and affiliated with the First Baptist Church.

Born July 19, 1921, in Pickett County, he was the son of the late William Shelby and Maudie Elizabeth (Rains) Winningham.

Survivors include his wife, Haley Grace Winningham, Livingston; four brothers and a sister-in-law, Bill and Pat Reagan, Lafayette, Mike Reagan and Steve Reagan, both of McMinnville, and Rick Reagan, Clarkrange; six sisters and a brother-in-law, Mae Winningham, Battle Creek, MI, Millie Winningham and Jean Reagan, both of Clarkrange, Betty and Earl Ledbetter, Livingston, Rebecca Thompson, Chattanooga, and Ann Beaty, Hendersonville; and several nieces and nephews.

 

Buel W. Sidwell
Funeral service for Mrs. Buel W. Tidwell, 89, of Glasgow, KY, were conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday, August 23, 2001, from the chapel of A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with graveside services being held at 4 p.m. at the Hilham Cemetery in Livingston.

Mrs. Tidwell died Monday, August 20, 2001, at the Greenview Regional Hospital in Bowling Green, KY. She was a member of the South Green Street Church of Christ in Glasgow.

Born in Hilham, she was the daughter of the late Grover Cleveland and Laura (Upton) Ward. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Leonard Ward Tidwell.

Survivors include her husband, Charles Tidwell, Glasgow; a son and daughter-in-law, Mike and Wanda Tidwell, Gallatin; a daughter and son-in-law, Charlene and Ken Johnson, McCaysville, GA; a brother, Leonard Ward, Hilham; two sisters, Olean Maxwell, Hilham, and Ozella Ward, Cookeville; eight grandchildren; two great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

 

Lucille (fleming) Talley
Funeral services for Mrs. Lucille (Fleming) Talley, 90, of Norcross, GA, formerly of Allons, were conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11, 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.

Mrs. Talley died Friday, Sept. 7, 2001, at Joan Clancy Hospital in Duluth, GA. She was a housewife and a member of Allons Church of Christ.

Born February 3, 1911, in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late Loyd C. "Doy" and Virgia (Swift) Fleming. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Gaskell Talley; a brother, Albert Fleming; and two sisters, Pauline Turney and Anna Cordle.

Survivors include two daughters, Mary Kathryn Wilson, Norcross, and Virginia Long, Rockford, MI; a sister, Evelyn Fleming, Livingston; a sister-in-law, Clara Fleming, Allons; six grandchildren, Karen Bienick, Jenson, MI, Kim Long and John Long, both of Rockford, Lisa Moore, Larwerenceville, GA, and Carol Wilson and Susan Curtis, both of Allons; and several nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers were Rick Long, Kevin Fleming, Larry Fleming, Chris Wilson, Jimmy Curtis, and Russell Gray.

 

Donnon "Chip" Smith
Funeral services for Mr. Donnon "Chip" Smith, 72, of Livingston, were conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 2, 2001, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Bro. David Beaty officiating. Burial was in the Green Hill Cemetery with Speck Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Smith died Friday, August 31, 2001, at Cookeville Regional Hospital. He was a Chrysler auto worker and affiliated with the Christ Church Presbyterian.

Born July 20, 1929, in Overton County, he was the son of the late Brady and Hassie (Allred) Smith. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Virgil Smith; and a sister, Reva Jean Turner.

Survivors include a daughter, Bonnie Jean Walker, Bellefonte, PA; a sister, Justine Clark, New Castle, OH; and two grandchildren, David Lee Page and Donna Lynn Page. Pallbearers were Thomas Clark, David Clark, Joe Hawkins, Bobby Harrell, Jerry Garrett, and Lowell Ledbetter.

 

Lonnie Simpson
Funeral services for Mr. Lonnie "SuitcaseÓ Simpson, 57, of Alpine, were conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8, 2001, from the chapel of Livingston Funeral Home with Bro. Aron Dillon officiating. Burial was in the Falling Springs Cemetery with Livingston Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Simpson died Thursday, Sept. 6, 2001, at his home. He was a factory worker and a member of the Falling Springs Missionary Baptist Church.

Born December 14, 1943, in Fentress County, he was the son of James and Hillie (Cravens) Simpson. He was preceded in death by a stepson, Stephen Paul Murphy.

Survivors, in addition to his parents, include his wife, Teddy Rose (Murphy) Simpson, Alpine; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Donnie and Stephine Simpson, and Michael Simpson, all of Alpine; four sisters, Flonnie Cooper, Treva Norris, and Brenda Cooper, all of Alpine, and Linda King, Jamestown; three brothers, Lester Simpson, Alpine, Jimmy Simpson, Monroe, and Jackie Simpson, Hilham; grandparents, James and Hillie Simpson, Alpine; and three grandchildren, Lora Beth Simpson, James Robert Lonnie Simpson, and Stephen Samuel Simpson.

Pallbearers were Ronald Cooper, Joe Cooper, Tollie King, Mark Murphy, Darrell Norris, and Dale Norris.

 

Thomas Elliot Hibbs
Funeral services for Master Thomas Elliot Hibbs, infant son of Chris and Emily (Montgomery) Hibbs, of Livingston, were conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, September 7, 2001, from the chapel of Anderson Funeral Home in Gainesboro with Bro. Cecil Shaw officiating. Burial was in the Netherland Cemetery near Rickman, with Anderson Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Master Hibbs was born and died Wednesday, September 5, 2001, at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Tom Hibbs and Larry and Pamela Montgomery; and great grandparents, Bill and Marine Garrett, Wilma Sue Hibbs, David Montgomery, and Mitchell Flatt.

Survivors, in addition to his parents, include his grandparents, Kent and Tina (Hibbs) Atchley, Livingston; great grandparents, Leonard and Dean Hibbs, Livingston, Magdalene Montgomery and Betty Flatt, both of Granville, and Paul and Faye Atchley, Allons; a great-great grandfather, Luther Davis, Allons; an uncle, David Montgomery, Monterey; and an aunt, Jane Montgomery, Monterey.

 

Geraldine B. Joseph
Funeral services for Mrs. Geraldine B. Joseph, 73, of Hilham, were conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2001, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Bro. Barry Myers officiating. Burial was in the Crawford Family Cemetery with Speck Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mrs. Joseph died Monday, Sept. 3, 2001, at Livingston Regional Hospital. She was a retired auto factory worker of General Motors in Dayton, OH and a member of the Church of Christ.

Born January 11, 1928, in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late Talmadge and Bertha (Crawford) Barnes. In addition to his parents, she was preceded in death by her husbands, Junior Bliss and Elvin Joseph. Survivors include a sister, Dorise Crabtree, Hilham; a nephew, Buddy Crabtree, Rickman; four nieces, Barbara McCloud and Betty Winning-ham, both of Cookeville, Wanda Harris, Rickman, and Beverly (Crabtree) Green, Hilham; and six great nieces and great nephews, Jake Crabtree, Kirk Oakley, Shelly Copeland, K.L. Winningham, Megan Winning-ham, and Alex Winningham.

Pallbearers were O.J. McCloud, Kenny Winningham, Buddy Crabtree, Lester Green, Jake Crabtree, Cody Green, and Donnie Harris.

 

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