Linda Carol Hammock
Funeral services for Mrs. Linda Carol Hammock, 57, of Livingston,
were conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, 2001, from the chapel
of Speck Funeral Home with Rev. Perry Clayton officiating. Burial
was in Good Hope Cemetery with Speck Funeral Home in charge of the
Mrs. Hammock died Tuesday, Nov. 13 at Livingston Regional Hospital.
She was a housewife and of the Methodist faith.
Born January 24, 1944, in Indiana, she was the daughter of the
late Monte and Eula Mae (Wallace) Daniels. In addition to her parents,
she was preceded in death by her husband, Johnny B. Hammock; a son,
Steve Buell, and two sisters, Rosalee Ray and Ruth Ann Winngate.
Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Michael and Faye Buell,
Monroe; two daughters and a son-in-law, Gaye and Jackie Frogge and
Nancy Buell, all of Livingston; three brothers, Donnie Daniels and
Charles Daniels, both of Allons, and John Daniels, Smith Grove,
KY; three sisters, Martha Booher, Jane Melton, and Frances Raines,
all of Allons; and three grandchildren, Jeremy Pen-nington, Jennifer
Buell, and Tricinda Buell.
Pallbearers were David Raines, Glenn Raines, Mike Mayes, Frankie
Ray, Matthew Melton, and Shane Booher.
Funeral services for Mrs. Bessie Harris, 76, of the Highland Mountain
Community, were conducted at 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16, 2001, from
the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Rev. Jerry Harris and Rev.
Richard Harris officiating. Burial was in Oakley Cemetery with Speck
Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.
Mrs. Harris died Tuesday, Nov. 13 at Livingston Regional Hospital.
She was a factory worker and attended Highland Freewill Baptist
and Harris Chapel Freewill Baptist churches.
Born October 11, 1925, in Overton County, she was the daughter
of the late Isaac Newton and Aquilla (Brown) Smith.
Survivors include her husband, M.J. Harris, Highland Mountain Community;
four nephews, Donald Fred Smith, Billy Mac Smith, and Eugene Smith,
all of Springfield, and George Richard Smith, Gallatin; and five
nieces, Eva Oakley and Delta Gray Ferrell, both of Livingston; Emogene
Bass and Maxine Hester, both of Springfield, and Ruby Kaye Kelly,
James Luther Shea
Funeral services for Mr. James Luther "Jim" Shea, 76,
of Rickman, were conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, 2001, from
the chapel of Livingston Funeral Home with Bro. Dewey Masters officiating.
Burial was in Gooch Cemetery in Kings Mt., KY, with Livingston Funeral
Home in charge of the arrangements.
Mr. Shea died Monday, Nov. 12 at Livingston Regional Hospital.
He was a retired janitor from A.H. Roberts Elementary School and
a member of the Poplar Springs Baptist Church.
Born January 31, 1925, in Lincoln County, KY, he was the son of
the late George and Laura (Phillips) Shea. In addition to his parents,
he was preceded in death by a son, Kenneth Shea; two brothers, Albert
Shea and Tom Shea; and three sisters, Blanch, Evelyn, and Ula.
Survivors include his wife, Clema (Davis) Shea, Rickman, a daughter,
Jeannie Coffman, Rickman; a stepson, Dallas Hayes, Cookeville; a
brother, George Shea, Waynesburg, KY; and three grandchildren. Pallbearers
were family and friends from Kentucky.
Donna J. Leatherbery
Funeral services for Miss Donna J. Leatherbery, 71, of Cookeville,
were conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, 2001, from the chapel
of Speck Funeral Home with Rev. Mike Speck officiating. Burial was
in Copeland Cemetery with Speck Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.
Miss Leatherbery died Sunday, Nov. 11 in Tampa, FL. She was a retired
registered nurse and of the Methodist faith.
Born February 14, 1930, in Branch County, MI, she was the daughter
of the late Donald and Letha (Flanders) Leatherbery.
Survivors include several nieces and nephews. Pallbearers were
Gary Johnson, Doug Johnson, Scott Leatherbery, James Huddle-ston,
Victor Odus Speck, and David Copeland.
Funeral services for Mrs. Mona McCowan, 90, of Monterey, were conducted
at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2001, from the chapel of Goff Funeral
Home in Monterey with Rev. Bobby Roberts and Rev. Mike Kirby officiating.
Burial was in Welch Memorial Cemetery with Goff Funeral Home in
charge of the arrangements.
Mrs. McCowan died Monday, Nov. 19 at Standing Stone Health Care
and Rehabilitation in Monterey. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist
Born October 29, 1911, in Overton County, she was the daughter
of the late Manuel and Mary (Qualls) Ashburn.
Survivors include her husband, Haskell McCowan, Monterey; two sons
and daughters-in-law, Floyd and Johnnie McCowan and Loyd and Elease
McCowan, all of Monterey; two grandchildren and spouses, Tammy and
Johnny Bowman and Myron and Jessica McCowan; and three great grandchildren,
Deana, Justin, and Brittney.
Funeral services for Mrs. Geneva Martin, 82, of Byrds-town, were
conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, 2001, from the chapel of
Byrdstown Memorial Funeral Home with ministers Ricky Cross and Randy
Tompkins officiating. Burial was in VannŐs Branch Cemetery with
Byrdstown Memorial Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.
Mrs. Martin died Tuesday, Nov. 13 at Livingston Regional Hospital.
She was a bookkeeper at M&M Motors, and a member of the Lovelady
Christian Church and Order of the Eastern Star.
Born September 25, 1919, in Pickett County, she was the daughter
of the late Waymon and Mary Ann (Gillentine) Storie. In addition
to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Walton
Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Jim and Diane Martin,
Byrdstown; a daughter and a son-in-law, Phyllis and Bill Davidson,
Cookeville; a brother, Leonard Storie, Huntsville, AL; four grandchildren,
Leigh Ann West and Jeff Huddleston, both of Cookeville, and Carter
Martin and Craig Martin, both of Byrdstown; and four great grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Charlie Storie, Jeff Davidson, Craig Martin, Carter
Martin, Randy Baylor, and Larry Storie.
Overton County News
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