Zora B. Boles
Funeral services for Mrs. Zora B. Boles, 80, of Livingston, were
conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, June 27, 2002, from the chapel of
Speck Funeral Home with Bro. Aron Dillon officiating. Burial was
in Campground Cemetery with Speck Funeral Home in charge of the
Mrs. Boles died Tuesday, June 25 at Livingston Regional Hospital.
She was a housewife and member of Christ Chapel United Methodist
Born September 5, 1921, in Overton County, she was the daughter
of the late William and Mary Bell (Maxwell) Martin. In addition
to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, David Boles;
two daughters, Edith Breeding and Ruby Speck; a brother Brad Martin;
and two sisters, Della Parrish and Anna Mae Haney.
Survivors include her husband, Jimmy C. Boles, Livingston; a son,
Billy Boles, Livingston; five daughters, Emogene Smith and Rita
K. Riley, both of Monroe, Imogene Robbins and Lou Veachel Vaughn,
both of Livingston, and Judy Garrett, Cookeville; a brother, Odis
Martin, Monterey; and two sisters, Ora Langford, Poplar Springs,
and Charlotte Phillips, Cookeville.
Pallbearers were Steve Vaughn, Robbie Robbins, Darrell Smith, Scottie
Robbins, David Breeding, Doug Breeding, Darrick Garrett, Anthony
Robbins, Adam Robbins, Joel Smith, and Erick Riley.
Nellie Marie (Flowers) Daniels
Funeral services for Mrs. Nellie Marie (Flowers) Daniels, 79, of
Livingston, were conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, June 28, 2002, from
the chapel of Livingston Funeral Home with Bro. Matt Henderson officiating.
Burial was in Nelson Cemetery with Livingston Funeral Home in charge
of the arrangements.
Mrs. Daniels died Monday, June 24 at Cumberland Medical Center
in Crossville. She was a pastry cook, a cigar maker, and homemaker.
She was also a member of Cullum Church of Christ.
Born September 21, 1922, in Pickett County, she was the daughter
of the late Marshall and Pearl (Conatser) Flowers. In addition to
her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, James Flowers;
a sister, Opal Franklin; and a grandson, Larry Daniels Jr.
Survivors include her husband, Emerson Daniels, Livingston; a daughter,
Barbara Hicks, Yuma, AZ; a son and daughter-in-law, Larry and Peggy
Daniels, Livingston; seven sisters, Lillie Kennedy, Livingston,
Avis Knight and Valeria Combs, both of Crossville, IL, Hazel Flippen,
Las Vegas, NV, Omajean Bowman and Junice Copeland, both of Huntsville,
AL, and Mazelle Melton, Monroe; a brother, Oliver Flowers, Crossville;
seven grandchildren, Karen Rease, Debbie Riveras, Tim Plauman, Tammy
Edge, David Nimmo, Stacy Melton, and Nicole Thomas; several nieces
and nephews; and other family members and friends.
Pallbearers were Scott Melton, Shawn Melton, Levi Franklin, Dave
Plauman, Tony Franklin, and Mark Franklin. Serving as honorary pallbearers
were Bill Bowman, Keith Copeland, Lenord Daniels, James Combs, Garryon
Frank-lin, and Tim Plauman.
Lou Amy Eldridge
Funeral services for Mrs. Lou Amy Eldridge, 77, of Dayton, OH, were
conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 29, 2002, from the chapel of
Speck Funeral Home with Pastor Frank Nolen officiating. Burial was
in Overton County Memorial Gardens with Speck Funeral Home in charge
of the arrangements.
Mrs. Eldridge died Monday, June 24 at Miami Valley Hospital.
Born September 21, 1924, in Algood, she was the daughter of the
late William H. and Ada (Nolen) Kenley Sr.
Survivors include her husband, Charles Sedois Eldridge, Dayton;
a son, Charles R. Eldridge; a sister, Etta Mae Sheppard, Florida;
four brothers-in-law and a sister-in-law, Gradon Eldridge, North
Carolina, and William Meyers, Jesse Scott Eldridge, and R.D. and
Colleen Carr Eldridge, all of Dayton; a granddaughter, Carrie Rebecca
Eldridge, Dayton; several nieces and nephews; and friends, especially
the children of Benton and Emily Nolen Franklin.
Shanna Diane Gunter
Funeral services for Miss Shanna Diane Gunter, 19, of
Livingston, were conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, July 1, 2002, from
the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Rev. Ovle Tinch officiating.
Burial was in Okolona Cemetery with Speck Funeral Home in charge
of the arrangements.
Miss Gunter died Friday, June 28 at Livingston Regional Hospital
as a result of a car accident. She was a student and a 2001 graduate
of Livingston Academy. She loved to play the guitar and loved music.
Born March 29, 1983, in Putnam County, she was the daughter of
Charlie and Evelyn Gunter of Rickman.
Survivors, in addition to her parents, include her grandmothers,
Ruth Gunter, Crawford, and Veachel Young, Rickman; a sister and
brother-in-law, Mandy and Dusty Smith, Ft. Polk, LA; and several
aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Pallbearers were Jim Young, Charles Young, Roger Young, Robert
Young, David Young, and Eddie Gunter. Memorial contributions can
be made to the Juvenile Diabetic Association.
Roy "Grizz" Randall Martin
Funeral services for Mr. Roy "Grizz" Randall Martin, 50,
of Cookeville, were conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 2, 2002, from
the chapel of Whitson Funeral Home in Cookeville with Bro. Chris
Walker officiating. Burial was in Campground Cemetery with Whitson
Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.
Mr. Martin died Saturday, June 29 at Erlanger Health System in
Chattanooga. He was a residential Rehab Assistant Adapt at Plateau
Born May 14, 1952, in Cookeville, he was the son of Odis and Elise
(Phillips) Martin of Monterey.
Survivors, in addition to his parents, include his wife, Martha
"Marty" Martin, Dodson Branch; two stepdaughters, Ginger
Springston, Cookeville, and Tammie Huff, Celina; a sister and brother-in-law,
Shelia and Paul Walker, Monterey; a special aunt, Betty Roberts;
a special uncle, Donnie Phillips; four nephews, Jason Rose, Martin
Walker, Jason Walker, and Chris Walker; a niece, Amanda Charlton;
four step children; and many friends and relatives.
Funeral services for Mrs. Ona Richardson, 85, of Livingston, were
conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 25, 2002, from the chapel of Livingston
Funeral Home with Bro. John Copeland and Bro. Travis Simpson officiating.
Burial was in Bethsadia Cemetery with Livingston Funeral Home in
charge of the arrangements.
Mrs. Richardson died Saturday, June 22 at Livingston Regional Hospital.
She was a retired factory worker with the Chrysler Corp. in Detroit,
MI, and of the Baptist faith.
Born January 31, 1917, in Detroit, she was the daughter of the
late John and Pearl (Ringley) Richardson. In addition to her parents,
she was preceded in death by three sisters, Ann Newberry, Maudie
Hull, and Bonza Daffron; and a brother, Verdie Richardson.
Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Joan and Travis Simpson,
Livingston; a sister, Lois Parsons, Monroe; four grandchildren;
and one great grandchild. Pallbearers were Jamie Ledford, Josh Simpson,
Kelly Hull, David Davis, Jerry Choate, and Steve Myer.
Veechel (Thompson) Stringfellow
Funeral services for Mrs. Veechel (Thompson) Stringfel-low, of McClean,
VA, were conducted at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 11, 2002, from the
chapel of Murphy Funeral Home with Pastor R. Eugene Larkin officiating.
Burial was in National Memorial Park Cemetery in Falls Church, VA,
with Murphy Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.
Mrs. Stringfellow died Saturday, June 8 after a two-year struggle
with cancer. She was a member of Charles Wesley United Methodist
Church of McClean. She was the daughter of the late Jim and Anna
Thompson. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death
by two brothers, Sherman Thompson and Clifton Thompson.
Survivors include her husband, Charles Stringfellow, McClean; a
son, Jeff Stringfel-low; two daughters, Lisa and Stacy; seven sisters,
Bessie Smith, Cookeville, Zilpha Barlow, Algood, Mary Lou Kottong,
Indian Mound, Ruby Smith, Rickman, Villa Maxwell and Norma Jean
Smith, both of Hilham, and Marcella Lan-caster, Livingston; a brother,
Freeman Thompson, Livingston; and two grandchildren, Christopher
Funeral services for Mr. Dennis Vaughn, 76, of Love Joy Community
near Monterey, were conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 2, 2002, from
the chapel of Goff Funeral Home in Monterey with Rev. Clayton Padgett
and Rev. David Harris officiating. Burial was in Wilson Cemetery
with Goff Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.
Mr. Vaughn died Saturday, June 29 at Cookeville Regional Medical
Center. He was a retired coal miner and worked in Reeds Pallet Mill
in Hanging Limb.
Born February 9, 1926, in Overton County, he was the son of the
late Charlie P. and Dona (Roberts) Vaughn. In addition to his parents,
he was preceded in death by a sister, Rinda Murphy; a brother, Joe
Vaughn; and a grandson, Tyler Sampley.
Survivors include his wife, Shirley (Phillips) Vaughn, Love Joy
Community; two daughters and sons-in-law, Norma Jean and Charles
Freeman, Love Joy Community, and Sandy and Norman Sampley, Monterey;
father-in-law, Harson Phillips, Monterery; and six grandchildren,
Rebekkah, Rachel, Seth, Caleb, Caitlin, and Bethany.
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