Graveside services for Mrs. Rosanna Baker, 79, of Algood, were conducted
at 3 p.m. Tuesday, July 23, 2002, at Bethlehem Cemetery with Bro.
Malcom Dulworth officiating. Livingston Funeral Home was in charge
of the arrangements.
Mrs. Baker died Monday, July 22 at Masters Health Care Center in
Algood. She was a homemaker and affiliated with Collegeside Church
Born April 14, 1923, in Pickett County, she was the daughter of
the late Laura Mae Pardue. In addition to her mother, she was preceded
in death by two daughters, Lenora Ann West and Sharon Baker; and
Survivors include a son, Wayne Whisenant, New Market, AL; three
grandchildren; five great grandchildren; and a niece, Lavonna Deck,
Serving as pallbearers were family members and friends of Mrs.
Mildred Louise Brewer
Funeral services for Mrs. Mildred Louise Brewer, 74, of Livingston,
were conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 20, 2002, from the chapel
of Rickman-Hall Funeral Home with Danny Simpson and Bob Younkin
officiating. Burial was in Turkey Town Cemetery with Rickman-Hall
Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.
Mrs. Brewer died Wednesday, July 17 at her home. She was a member
of Sulphur Community Church.
Born August 12, 1927, in Clay County, she was the daughter of the
late Charlie and Myrtle (Boles) Burks.
Survivors include her husband, Paris Brewer, Rickman; three sons,
Paris Brewer Jr. and Randy Lynn Brewer, both of Rickman, and Roy
Glen Brewer, Murfreesboro; two daughters, Lynda Gayle Nelson, Rickman,
and Vickie Amy Brown, Smithville; a sister, Earl D. Burks, Rickman;
12 grandchildren; and two nephews, Charlie Thomas and Rodney Thomas.
Pallbearers were Keith D. Brewer, Kevin D. Brewer, Matthew T. Brown,
Brandon G. Brewer, Sam L. Nelson, and Codi C. Brewer. Serving as
honorary pallbearers were Rod Thomas, Charles Thomas, Mark Poston,
and Ray Shepard.
Billie L. Dishman
Mr. Billie L. Dishman, 70, of Nashville, MI, and formerly of Livingston,
passed away Friday, June 14, 2002, at his home in Michigan. Burial
was in Memorial Park in Battle Creek, MI.
Born November 17, 1931, in Livingston, he was the son of the late
Gib E. and Winnie (Lawson) Dishman. He was the step-son of the late
Audie (Bilbrey) Dishman Endsley. In addition to his parents and
step-mother, he was preceded in death by a sister; and two brothers,
Orbie D. Dishman and James Dishman. Mr. Dishman went to Battle Creek
in 1945, where he was employed by V.A. Medical Center. He then went
to work in 1968 at United Steel & Wire, retiring in 1991 due to
illness. He was a member of Highway Holiness Church of God.
Survivors include his wife, Judy Dishman, Nashville; a daughter,
Wilma Yepez, Nashville; four sons, David Dishman, Fairborn, OH,
Billie Dishman Jr., Mainsville, OH, Daniel Dishman, Bronson, MI,
and Tommy Dishman, Battle Creek; three step-daughters; four brothers
and four sisters, Ecil Mangrum, Florida, Blenda "Mendy"
Trevino, Carlene McBride, Rickman, Leonard Dishman, Pontiac, IL,
Jeannie Kellogg, Battle Creek, Patsy A. Dishman, Algood, Ricky Dishman,
Monterey, Willis Dishman, Battle Creek, and Carl Dishman, Benton;
32 grandchildren; and a great grandson.
Funeral services for Mr. Jack Donaldson, 70, of Celina, were conducted
at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 28, 2002, from the chapel of Upton Funeral
Home in Celina with Dennis Miller officiating. Burial was in Fitzgerald
Cemetery with Upton Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.
Mr. Donaldson died Friday, July 26 at Cumberland River Hospital
in Celina. He was a ranger for the Corps of Engineers and attended
Moss Church of Christ. Born February 16, 1932, in Celina, he was
the son of the late Willie “Bill” Grace and Robert Lester Donaldson.
Survivors include his wife, Wanda Donaldson, Celina; a son, Kevin
Donaldson, Celina; a brother, William "Corky" Harold Donaldson,
Celina; a sister, Robbie Dowell, Celina; and two grandchildren.
Howard D. Gibbons
Funeral services for Mr. Howard D. Gibbons, 85, of Livingston, were
conducted at 10 a.m. Friday, July 26, 2002, from the chapel of Speck
Funeral Home with Rev. Tim Wilson and Rev. A.C. Cobble officiating.
Burial was in Hunter Cove Cemetery with Speck Funeral Home in charge
of the arrangements.
Mr. Gibbons died Wednesday, July 24 at Overton County Nursing Home.
He was a farmer, an aircraft factory worker, a veteran of the U.S.
Air Force, and a member of Bible Baptist Church in Rickman.
Born November 4, 1916, in Overton County, he was the son of the
late John T. and Edna (Murphy) Gibbons. In addition to his parents,
he was preceded in death by a sister, May Gibbons.
Survivors include his wife, Minnie Gibbons, Livingston; a sister,
Marie Cobble, Morris-town; and several nieces and nephews. Pallbearers
were Kevin Carmack, Howard Hunter, Martin Hunter, Lowell Hunter,
Larry Hunter, and Glenn Hunter.
Gary Ross Warren
Funeral services for Mr. Gary Ross Warren, 53, of Cookeville, were
conducted at 9 a.m. Saturday, July 27, 2002, from the chapel of
Whitson Funeral Home in Cookeville with Bro. Clayton Lee Jr. officiating.
Burial was in Smith Chapel Cemetery with Whitson Funeral Home in
charge of the arrangements.
Mr. Warren died Wednesday, July 24 at Nashville Veterans Hospital.
He worked in aluminum siding sales and installation and was of the
Baptist faith. He was a liver transplant patient in 1995, a past
employee of Uniroyal Tire in Detroit, MI, an avid pool player, a
veteran of Vietnam, and a member of Upper Cumberland Horseback Riders
Born May 22, 1948, in Detroit, he was the son of the late Henry
R. and Faye (Lawson) Warren. In addition to his parents, he was
preceded in death by his wife, Glenda (Glove) Warren.
Survivors include two sons, Timmy Warren and Gary R. Warren Jr.,
both of the Dodson Branch Community; two daughters, Teresa L. Warren
and Roslyn A. Warren, both of the Dodson Branch Community; a sister,
Gail DeSantis Paulus, Cookeville; six grandchildren, Nathan Carter,
Kenen Carter, Marshel Zupancic, Justin Warren, Shelby Warren, and
Taylor Warren; and a special friend, Denise Castello, Oak Park,
Funeral services for Mr. A.B. Webb, 58, of Hilham, were conducted
at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 25, 2002, from the chapel of Speck Funeral
Home with Rev. Comer McGuire officiating. Burial was in Zion Hill
Cemetery with Speck Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.
Mr. Webb died Monday, July 22 at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville.
He was a machinist and of the Methodist faith.
Born May 31, 1944, in Overton County, he was the son of Agnes (Ray)
Webb and the late Brance Webb. In addition to his father, he was
preceded in death by a granddaughter, Allison Faith Webb.
Survivors, in addition to his mother, include his wife, Margaret
(Cross) Webb, Hilham; a son and daughter-in-law, Donnie and Madelyn
Webb, Rickman; a daughter, Lisa Webb, Hilham; a sister, Virginia
(Webb) Moody, Rickman; and a granddaughter, Candace Webb, Rickman.
Pallbearers were Allen Loftis, Randy Brewer, Danny England, Mark
Cross, Kenneth Laycock, and Jesse Nelson.
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