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Archives 04-03-2002

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Alvin Earl Hicks
Funeral services for Mr. Alvin Earl Hicks, 85, of Monroe, were conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, March 29, 2002, from the chapel of Crestlawn Funeral Home in Byrdstown with Rick Cross officiating. Burial was in Cope Cemetery in Pickett County with Crestlawn Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Hicks died Wednesday, March 27 at Livingston Regional Hospital. He was a veteran of World War II, having served in the U.S. Army.

Born May 23, 1916, in Pickett County, he was the son of the late Butler and Susan (Garrett) Hicks. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Magnolia "MaggieÓ Hicks; a son, Raymond Hicks; two brothers, Alfred Hicks and Marvin Hicks; and three sisters, Hestel Hill, Elsie Hill, and Ethel Winningham.

Survivors include a daughter, Earline Sisson, Oak Ridge; four sons and three daughters-in-law, Randall and Linda Hicks, Donald and Kristy Hicks, and Ronald Hicks, all of Monroe, and Charles and Debbie Hicks, Livingston; two sisters, Tennie Tucker, Monroe, and Gladys Copeland, Livingston; 14 grandchildren; and four great grandchildren. Pallbearers were Chris Hicks, Jason Hicks, Bobby Jones, Fred Jones, Donnie Cranfield, and John Cranfield.

 

Marilyn Kaye (Johnson) Savage
Funeral services for Mrs. Marilyn Kaye (Johnson) Savage, 43, of Livingston, were conducted at 1 p.m. Friday, March 29, 2002, from the chapel of Livingston Funeral Home with Bro. Paul Pinnick officiating. Burial was in Mt. Gilead Cemetery with Livingston Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements. Mrs. Savage died Wednesday, March 27 at her home. She was a garment factory worker, and a member of the Full Gospel Church in Livingston.

Born August 20, 1958, in Overton County, she was the daughter of Myrtle (Day) Johnson of Livingston and the late Houston Johnson. In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by a sister, Judy Coffee.

Survivors, in addition to her mother, include her husband, Rick Savage, Livingston; two sons, Geoff Savage and Dustin Savage, both of Livingston; a stepson, Josh Bolton, Greenville, OH; a sister, Donna Martin, Livingston; a niece and a nephew; and two great nieces. Pallbearers were William Johnson, Danny Day, Shawn Vanlue, Michael Stover, Chris Stone, and Ronald Martin.

 

Dolphus "Doc" Romines
Funeral services for Mr. Dolphus "Doc" Romines, 87, of the Shady Grove Community near Monterey, will be conducted at 1 p.m. today, Wednesday, April 3, 2002, from the chapel of Goff Funeral Home in Monterey with Rev. Bob Keitch and Rev. Claudia Richardson officiating. Burial will be in Shady Grove Cemetery with Goff Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Romines died Monday, April 1 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. He was a member of Pleasant Ridge United Methodist Church and Monte-rey Masonic Lodge #651. He was a farmer and retired from McCords in Cookeville after 23 years of service.

Born April 4, 1914, in Shady Grove, he was the son of the late Charlie and Ollie (Stamps) Romines. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three sisters, Orgie Andrews, Eldie Romines, and Mary Lee Ray.

Survivors include his wife, Zenobia (Phillips) Romines, Shady Grove Community; two daughters, Katherine Beaty, Monterey, and Oleta Overstreet, Cookeville; four sons, Bill Romines and Steve Romines, both of the Shady Grove Community, Kenneth Romines, Cookeville, and Thomas Ro-mines, Nashville; 12 grandchildren; and 11 great grandchildren.

 

Woodrow "Sonny" Roam
Funeral services for Mr. Woodrow "Sonny" Roam, 88, of Monroe, were conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 30, 2002, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Bro. Glen H. Ledbetter officiating. Burial was in Taylor Cemetery with Speck Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Roam died Thursday, March 28 at Livingston Regional Hospital. He was a farmer and Veteran of the U.S. Army.

Born April 15, 1913, in Overton County, he was the son of the late Porter and Frona Taylor. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Gladys Roam and Hattie Roam.

Survivors include a sister, Addie Roam, Livingston; a special cousin, Raleigh Melton, Allons; and other cousins. Pallbearers were Steve Poston, Brandon Melton, Landon Melton, Bryan Melton, Jason Mott, and Rickey Mott.

 

Bobby R. Price
Funeral services for Mr. Bobby R. Price, 60, of Livingston, were conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 27, 2002, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Rev. Wayne Sullivan and Rev. Keith Linder officiating. Burial was in Overton County Memorial Gardens with Speck Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Price died Monday, March 25 at Livingston Regional Hospital. He was a driver for Emery Courier Service, of the Baptist faith, and a veteran of U.S. Army.

Born March 19, 1942, in Marion, TN, he was the son of the late Reed and Mossie (Murray) Price.

Survivors include a son, A.J. Price, Livingston; four daughters, Melinda Benke, Parker City, IN, Debbie Price, Muncie, IN, Kendra Clark, Livingston, and Rhonda Kluender, Crossville; two brothers, Ned Price, Port St. Lucie, FL, and James Price, Centerville, IN; and four sisters, June Allgood, Chandler, AZ, Bonnie Seber, Richland, MS, Glenna Knopp, Port St. Lucie, FL, and Wilma Morgan, Newcomb. Pallbearers were Marty Bull, Troy Morgan, Jim Hatcher, John Fisher, Herbert Clark, and Elza Clark.

 

Vance J. Little
Funeral service for Mr. Vance J. Little, 91, of Livingston, were conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 27, 2002, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Bro. Bobby Gore officiating. Burial was in Miller Cemetery with Speck Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Little died Monday, March 25 at Vanderbilt University Hospital. He was a commercial buildings construction worker.

Born November 12, 1910, in Overton County, he was the son of the late John M. and Alta (Tompkins) Little. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Verdie Little, Varna Little, and Vernon Little; and three sisters, Velma Buck, Vera Little, and Violet Little.

Survivors include his wife, Lucille (Gore) Little, Livingston; and a daughter and son-in-law, Carol and Grover Garrett, Estil Springs. Pallbearers were Darren Gore, John Little, Neil Ashburn, Jerry Webb, Scott Garrett, and Chuck Crabtree.

 

Johnny R. "JohnÓ Houser
Funeral services for Mr. Johnny R. "John" Houser, 30, of Livingston, were conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, March 29, 2002, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Rev. Nolan Cantrell officiating. Burial was in Overton County Memorial Gardens with Speck Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Houser died Monday, March 25 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He was a carpenter and of the Baptist faith.

Born December 6, 1971, in Danville, IL, he was the son of Fred Sr. and Ruth (Gilpin) Houser of Livingston.

Survivors, in addition to his parents, include a daughter, Virginia Houser, Veedersburg, IN; his grandmother, Grace Houser, Danville, IL; a brother and sister-in-law, Fred Jr. and Kim Houser, Portland; and a sister and brother-in-law, Tina and James Qualls, Livingston. Pallbearers were Butch Houser, Derek Houser, James Qualls, J.R. Clayburn, Danny Clayburn, and Bradley Clayburn. Serving as honorary pallbearers were Roger Thompson, Robert Tucker, and Bud Tucker.

 

Carlie D. Hicks
Funeral services for Mr. Carlie D. Hicks, 66, of Rickman, were conducted at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, March 28, 2002, from the chapel of Rickman-Hall Funeral Home with Bro. Bobby Roberts officiating. Burial was in Eckel Cemetery in Overton County with Rickman-Hall Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Hicks died Tuesday, March 26 at his home. He was a farmer.

Born February 10, 1936, in Overton County, he was the son of the late Alfred and Hallie (Johnson) Hicks. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Hicks; two brothers, Carvel Hicks and Carman Hicks; and a grandson, Bradley Swallows.

Survivors include two sons, Timothy Hicks, Crawford, and Mark Hicks, Sparta; three daughters, Dawn Wilson and Kim Fish, both of Rickman, and Lori Nichols, Celina; a brother, Caston Hicks, Rickman; and six sisters, Lillian Hicks, Jewel Dean Bennett, and Jenell Nelson, all of Rickman, Joyce Smith, Georgia, and Clara Gross and Cassie Pischottia, both of Ohio. Pallbearers were Chris Wilson, Josh Wilson, Andy Hicks, Mark Cantrell, Dusty Hicks, Ben Owens, and Tyler Nichols.

 

Emogene Anderson
Funeral services for Mrs. Emogene Anderson, 65, of Livingston, were conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, March 29, 2002, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with James Ryan Padgett officiating. Burial was in Ferrell Cemetery with Speck Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mrs. Anderson died Wednesday, March 27 at Livingston Regional Hospital. She was a food server and a member of Millers Chapel Christian Church.

Born June 27, 1936, in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late Grover and Eliza (Winningham) Ledford.

Survivors include two daughters and a son-in-law, Sandy Beecham, Livingston, and Sharon and Buster Muth, Youngstown, OH; a brother, Grover "Pinky" Ledford, Livingston; a grandson, Christopher Smith; and a special niece and sister-in-law, Janet Duty, Cookeville, and Louella Ledford, Livingston.

 

Lemo Guffey
Funeral services for Mr. Lemo Guffey, 83, of Hanging Limb, were conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 31, 2002, from the chapel of Goff Funeral Home in Monterey with Rev. David Harris and Rev. Richard Rollins officiating. Burial was in Wilson Cemetery with Goff Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Guffey died Friday, March 29 at Standing Stone Care and Rehabilition Center in Monte-rey. He was a coal miner and a member of the Clarkrange Masonic Lodge #605.

Born December 29, 1918, in Overton County, he was the son of the late Melvin and Margaret (Smith) Guffey. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Neoma (Bilbrey) Guffey; and a sister, Eliza Jane Miller.

Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Captola and Lee Melton, Monterey; six sons and six daughters-in-law, Kenneth and Glenda Guffey and Clendon B. and Anna Guffey, all of Hanging Limb, Kinley and Treva Guffey, Grimsley, Lendon and Ruth Guffey, Bloomington Springs, Quendon and Margaret Guffey, Monterey, and Clinton and Angel Guffey, Monroe; 16 grandchildren; and 12 great grandchildren.

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