Walter F. Gilman
Funeral services for Mr. Walter F. Gilman, 68, of Monroe, were conducted
at 2 p.m. Sunday, September 30, 2001, from the chapel of Speck Funeral
Home with Rev. Robert Ziehmer officiating. Burial was in the Hatcher
Hall Cemetery with Speck Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.
Mr. Gilman died Friday, September 28, 2001, at Livingston Regional
Hospital. He was a mechanic and member of the Christian faith.
Born March 12, 1933, in Lenore, WV, he was the son of the late
Donald and Ella May (Deskins) Gilman. In addition to his parents,
he was preceded in death by a son, Duane Gilman.
Survivors include his wife, Elise Gilman, Livingston; two daughters,
Darlene Crenshaw, Canton, GA, and Lenida Linder, Rickman; three
brothers, Arnold Gilman, Burl Gilman , Cecil Gilman, all of Columbus,
OH; four sisters, Donna Richards, Ohio, Phyllis Cox and Brenda Miller,
both of West Virginia, and Shirley Smith, Columbus, OH; four grandchildren,
Trey Crenshaw and Robert Cren-shaw, both of Canton, GA, and Blakelee
Linder and Macy Linder, both of Rickman; and a special niece and
nephew, Vicki King and Ricky Gilman.
Pallbearers were Little Boy James Gunnels, Scotty Gunnels, Ryan
Meadows, Rod Johnson, Steve Jolly, and Larry Jolly.
Carson Odell Winningham
Funeral services for Mr. Carson Odell Winningham, 73, of Livingston,
were conducted at 4 p.m. Wednesday, September 26, 2001, from the
chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Bro. Jerry Holman and Bro. Terry
McCloud officiating. Burial was in the Hoover Cemetery with Speck
Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.
Mr. Winningham died Sunday, September 23, 2001, at Livingston Regional
Hospital. He was a truck driver, of the Baptist faith, member of
the American Legion, and served as Deputy Sheriff under James Eldridge
in Overton County.
Born August 24, 1928, in Overton County, he was the son of the
late Jonah Matt and Laura Mae (Stover) Winning-ham. In addition
to his parents, he was preceded in death by three sisters, Hazel
Brown, Thula Bilbrey, and Cora Fletcher; and a brother, Haskell
Survivors include a son, Troy Winningham, Seattle, WA; two brothers,
Clarence Winning-ham, Baltimore, MD, and Claude Winningham, Yardley,
PA; and a sister, Cleo Daniels, Livingston.
Landsen B. Ramsey
Funeral services for Mr. Landsen B. Ramsey, 75, of Livingston, were
conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, September 29, 2001, from the chapel
of Speck Funeral Home with Rev. Ovle Tinch and Bro. Aron Dillon
officiating. Burial was in the Overton County Memorial Gardens with
Speck Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.
Mr. Ramsey died Wednesday, September 26, 2001, at Livingston Regional
Hospital. He was a factory worker and member of the Grace Baptist
Church in Alpine.
Born August 7, 1926, in Overton County, he was the son of the late
Radford and Mary (Walker) Ramsey. In addition to his parents, he
was preceded in death by two sisters, Cella Swack and Zella Ramsey;
and a brother, Ray Ramsey.
Survivors include his wife, Lousie Ramsey, Livingston; two sons
and a daughter-in-law, Oral Ramsey, and Allen and Nancy Ramsey,
all of Livings-ton; one step-son, Danny Ray Barker, Indiana; one
step-daughter, Janie Potter, Mary-ville; a brother, Junior Ramsey,
Hilham; six sisters, Della Boswell, Elise Cantrell, Rillie Hill,
and Marie Greenwood, all of Livingston, Stella Stafford, Lebanon,
and Alice Cole, Allons; one granddaughter, Gina Ramsey, Livingston;
five step-grandchildren; ten step-great grandchildren; and a host
of nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers were Jay Ramsey, Mike Ramsey, Billy Cole Jr., Mike
Holton, Col. Doug Young, Chris Cantrell, Mark Ramsey, and Joey Hill.
Serving as honorary pallbearers were Tony Hill, Joe Ramsey, Bobby
Smith, Chuck Smith, and Benton Smith.
Funeral services for Mrs. Lucille Massingille, 84, of Celina, were
conducted at 1 p.m. Monday, October 1, 2001, from the chapel of
Upton Funeral Home in Celina with Minister Robert Boles officiating.
Burial was in the Fitzgerald Cemetery in Celina with Upton Funeral
Home in charge of the arrangements.
Mrs. Massingille died Thursday, September 27, 2001, at Cookeville
Regional Medical Center. She was homemaker and affiliated with the
Church of Christ.
Born June 18, 1917, in Celina, she was the daughter of the late
Joe and Lou (Fletcher) Stacey. In addition to her parents, she was
preceded in death by her husband, Charlie Wilburn Massingille.
Survivors include two sons, Danny Massingille, Livingston, and
John B. Massingille, Allons; a daughter, Mary Lou Massingille, Celina;
seven grandchildren; and two great grandchildren.
Overton County News
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