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Archives 2001 09-19-2001

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Hugh R. Moredock
Funeral services for Mr. Hugh R. Moredock, 98, of Allons, were conducted at 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 17, 2001, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Rev. J. Glea Shelley officiating. Burial was in the Overton County Memorial Gardens with Speck Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Moredock died Friday, Sept. 14, 2001, at Livingston Regional Hospital. He was a farmer, a carpenter, and a member of the Martins Chapel Methodist Church.

Born July 15, 1903, in Clay County, he was the son of the late Joe Davis and Nannie (Maynord) Moredock. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Eunice (Daniel) Moredock; and a son, Harold Moredock.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Iver and Ima Moredock, Cookeville; three grandchildren; and four great grandchildren.

 

Cecil Ramsey
Funeral services for Mr. Cecil Ramsey, 79, of Goodlettsville, were conducted at 1 p.m. Monday, Sept. 17, 2001, from the chapel of Anderson Funeral Home in Gainesboro with Bro. H.S. Brown officiating. Burial was in the New Hope Cemetery in the New Hope Community of Jackson County with Anderson Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Ramsey died Saturday, Sept. 15, 2001, at the Madison Health Care and Rehabilitation Center in Madison. He was a retired machinist from Textron and a member of the Porter Heights Baptist Church in Nashville.

Born January 1, 1922, in Jackson County, he was the son of the late William H. and May (Stafford) Ramsey. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Zollie Ramsey and Charles Ramsey; and four sisters, Ina Rose Ramsey, Joann Ramsey, Juanita Ramsey, and Alvie Scott.

Survivors include his wife, Thelma (Smith) Ramsey, Goodlettsville; a son and daughter-in-law, Wayne and Bonnie Ramsey, Goodlettsville; a daughter, Patricia Ramsey, LaVergne; a stepdaughter, Paulette Board, Goodlettsville; a brother, Willie J. Ramsey, Chicago, IL; a half-brother, Harold Ramsey, Hilham; a sister, Lola Alexander, Byhalia, MS; a half-sister, Opal Ayers, Hilham; six grandchildren, Angela Ramsey, Ryan Ramsey, Michelle Coving-ton, Eddie Lawson, Jennifer Wyatt, and Darryl Wyatt; and two great grandchildren, Jessica Covington and Conner Coving-ton.

 

Cecile (Strode) Clark
Funeral services for Mrs. Cecile (Strode) Clark, 86, of Livingston, were conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 13, 2001, from the chapel of Anderson Funeral Home in Gainesboro, with Bro. OÕNeal Huffines officiating. Burial was in the Rob Draper Memorial Cemetery in the Stone Community of Jackson County with Anderson Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mrs. Clark died Monday, Sept. 10, 2001, at Livingston Regional Hospital. She was a former assistant Postmaster at the Whitleyville and Haydenburg Post Offices and former owner and operator of Haydenburg General Merchandise in Jackson County. She was a member of the Church of Christ.

Born January 24, 1915, in Jackson County, she was the daughter of the late Henry and Cartha (Keith) Strode. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Jona R. Clark; and a grandson, Glen Ashley Clark.

Survivors include a son, Ward Clark, Nashville; two daughters, Patsy Hall, Donelson, and Peggy Gunnels, Livingston; two sisters, Anna Alice (Tooter) Blankenship, Carthage, and Opal Bilbrey, Red Boiling Springs; eight grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; two great great grandchildren; and two step grandchildren.

 

Daniel Tyler Lancaster
Funeral services for Daniel Tyler Lancaster, 16, of Monroe, were conducted at 3 p.m. Tuesday, September 18, 2001, from the Livingston Academy gymnasium with Rev. Robert Ziehmer, Rev. Dee Ledford, and Dr. Lyle Anderson officiating. Burial was in the Nelson Cemetery with Speck Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Tyler died Saturday, September 15, 2001, at Livingston Regional Hospital. He was a student at Livingston Academy, and a member of the First Christian Church in Livingston. He was a YACC reporter, and a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Interact Club, and the Livingston Academy football team. He was also a manager for two years for the Livingston Academy girlsÕ soccer team, and the boys' basketball team.

Born August 15, 1985, in Putnam County, he was the son of David and Shelia Lancaster of Monroe.

Survivors, in addition to his parents, include grandparents, Lester and Bernice Freeman, and Woody Lynn Reagan, all of Monroe, and Charles and Freida Lancaster, Livingston; great grandparents, Columbus and Quannie Garrett, Monroe, and Dan and Christine Lancaster, Livingston; one aunt, Sharon Leath, Westmorland; an uncle and aunt, Steve and Wanda Lancaster, Livingston; several cousins, great aunts and uncles.

Pallbearers were Steve Lancaster, Gary Pettis, Terry Melton, Matt Eldridge, Bobby Gore, Shane Qualls, and Steve Looper. Serving as honorary pallbearers were the members of the Livingston Academy Football Team.

 

Jimmie Howard Franklin
Funeral services for Mr. Jimmie Howard Franklin, 54, of Cookeville, were conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14, 2001, from the chapel of Whitson Funeral Home in Cookeville with Bro. Dewey Glenn Masters officiating. Burial was in the Campground Cemetery with Whitson Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Franklin died Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2001, at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. He was a factory worker and of the Methodist Faith.

Born March 26, 1947, in Cookeville, he was the son of James Franklin of Cookeville, and the late Willie (Hammons) Franklin.

Survivors, in addition to his father, include a host of cousins, aunts, and uncles.

 

Delborah "Debbie" Kay (Handy) FIelds
Funeral services for Mrs. Delborah "Debbie" Kay (Handy) Fields, 48 of Ellijay, GA, formerly of Livingston, were conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, 2001, from the chapel of the First Baptist Church of Ellijay with Rev. Steve Fields and Dr. Milton Perry officiating. A funeral service was also held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 16, 2001, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home in Livingston. Burial was in the Falling Springs Cemetery with Speck Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mrs. Fields died Thursday, Sept. 13, 2001, at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville. She was a graduate of Livingston Academy and Pickens Tech Department of Cosmetology, and a member of the East Ellijay Baptist Church. She was the daughter of Mildred Faye (Winningham) Handy of Livingston and the late James Donald Hany.

Survivors, in addition to her mother, include her husband, Rev. Steve Lee Fields, Ellijay; two sisters, Sharon (Handy) Murphy and Sabra (Handy) Wilson; seven brothers, James Lee Handy, Billy Ray Handy, Johnny Michael Handy, Gerald Brinte Handy, Gary Wayne Handy, Steve Allen Handy, and Tommy Handy, all of Livingston; and a host of nieces, nephews, and friends.

 

Craig Decker
Funeral services for Mr. Craig Decker were conducted at 7 p.m. from the chapel of MartinÕs Home For Service, Inc., Montclair, NJ. Martins Home For Service, Inc. was in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Decker died Sunday, September 9, 2001. He was the son of William Decker of Monroe, and Ruth Decker.

Survivors, in addition to his parents, include his stepmother, Joan Decker, Monroe; three brothers, Daim Macadow, Bruce Decker, and Mark Decker; and other relatives and friends.

 

Oma Etta Daugherty
Graveside services for Mrs. Oma Etta Daugherty, 78, of Livingston, were conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, 2001, at the Overton County Memorial Gardens with Speck Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mrs. Daugherty died Thursday, Sept. 13, 2001, at White County Hospital in Sparta. She was a housewife and of the Baptist faith.

Born Oct. 7, 1922, in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late Porter and Sinai (Strode) Neal.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Randell and Teresa Daugherty, Cookeville; and three grandchildren, Racheal J. Daugherty, and Lucas R. Daugherty, both of Lebanon, and Logan L. Ragland, Cookeville.

 

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